6:39 AM EDT, Mon March 30, 2015
Sunday links: A McMillian story, an OL commit and Boykin signs with the Panthers

Sunday links: A McMillian story, an OL commit and Boykin signs with the Panthers

There were no interviews after yesterday's practice and won't be any until Tuesday night, so I'll bring back the Sunday links to fill the gap.
Hokies land first OL in '16 class, get commitment from Nansemond River's Thomas Jarrett Hopple

Hokies land first OL in '16 class, get commitment from Nansemond River's Thomas Jarrett Hopple

The Hokies planned to take another good-sized class of offensive linemen in 2016, and they got on the board with one Saturday.
Nijman an intriguing but raw prospect at defensive end for Hokies

Nijman an intriguing but raw prospect at defensive end for Hokies

There's a line of demarcation between offseason workouts and actual on-field work in football.
Live Virginia Tech football chat at 12:30 p.m.

Live Virginia Tech football chat at 12:30 p.m.

Spring football is underway, so let's chat about it.
Practice report: Hokies will mix and match in the secondary throughout the spring

Practice report: Hokies will mix and match in the secondary throughout the spring

It’s not a full deck in the secondary for the Hokies this spring, and with two senior safeties having departed, it has left plenty of unknowns for what has been one of the most reliable position group

Virginia Tech’s leading scorer Adam Smith transferring

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech’s leading scorer last season, Adam Smith, will finish his college basketball career at another school.Coach Buzz Williams said Thursday that Smith will graduate in May and play his final season elsewhere. Smith’s new college home will be his third. He transferred to Virginia Tech from UNC Wilmington in 2012.Read full article >>

Adam Smith will transfer out of Virginia Tech basketball program

Guard Adam Smith will transfer from Virginia Tech for his final year of eligibility upon earning his degree in May, the school announced Thursday. Smith, the leading scorer for the Hokies basketball team last season, will be eligible to play immediately.Read full article >>
A deeper dive into the Hokies' spring depth chart

A deeper dive into the Hokies' spring depth chart

In the rush of the opening day of spring football, the Hokies released an updated depth chart, which removes many of the injured players and shows how reps might be split this spring.
Purcellville d-lineman Clay Dean commits to Hokies

Purcellville d-lineman Clay Dean commits to Hokies

Virginia Tech got its ninth commitment for 2016 when Clay Dean, a defensive lineman from Woodgrove High in Purcellville, announced his intentions to sign with the Hokies next February.

Virginia Tech’s Buzz Williams explains how he met Young Jeezy

During the course of a Twitter Q&A last week, Virginia Tech men’s basketball Coach Buzz Williams answered questions about his wardrobe, coaching strategy and recruiting.Williams didn’t shed any more light on why he abruptly left Marquette for Virginia Tech last March, but when someone asked him about his favorite rapper of all-time, he replied with a photo of himself with Young Jeezy.Read full article >>
Additional Frank Beamer thoughts, plus some video from the first day of spring practice

Additional Frank Beamer thoughts, plus some video from the first day of spring practice

We produced a good bit of content from the first day of practice Tuesday. Here it is in case you missed it:
Washington Post Mar 24, 2015

Healthy Beamer back at it for Hokies

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Frank Beamer’s voice was gravelly but upbeat as he spoke to the media for the first time since having throat surgery in December. After being limited in coaching responsibilities during the Military Bowl, operating from the press box rather than the field because the Virginia Tech football coach was still on the mend, Beamer looked forward to Tuesday’s start of spring practice even more.Read full article >>
First day in the books: Frank Beamer speaks, injury notes and an updated depth chart

First day in the books: Frank Beamer speaks, injury notes and an updated depth chart

Virginia Tech's first day of spring practice is in the books, and there's plenty to touch on.

Frank Beamer ‘ready to roll’ into 29th spring practice

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer is happy to be back on the football field.The Hokies’ coach opened his 29th spring practice Tuesday, not quite four months after throat surgery. The procedure forced him to step back from many of his duties and let his staff handle the football operations.Read full article >>

Video: Hokies coach Frank Beamer talks about being back on the practice field after throat surgery

There are plenty of words to write about today, and I'll get to that in a bit, but first, here's Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer talking to the media before spring ball began.

Hokies Player News

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    Shai McKenzie

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