8:40 AM EDT, Wed August 20, 2014
Washington Post Aug 18, 2014

Ex-New York Giants running back David Wilson sets sights on winning Olympic gold in the triple jump

David Wilson has traded his dream of winning a Super Bowl ring in for one that involves an Olympic medal instead. He wants to go for the gold in the triple jump, according to USA Today. “I’ll be going back to school to get my degree and training for the Olympics,” the 23-year-old ex-New York Giant told USA Today of his plan to conquer the triple jump. “That’s something I really want to aspire to do now. I was the national champion twice in high school — junior and senior year — and was an All-American in college [at Virginia Tech].” Read full article >>

Virginia Tech quarterback competition still unresolved between Michael Brewer, Mark Leal

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Before this preseason began, Virginia Tech Coach Frank Beamer hoped he could name a starting quarterback quickly. One would either emerge or he would have to make “a gut decision,” he said last month. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Aug 16, 2014

Virginia Tech picks up three-star safety commit for 2015

Virginia Tech picked up a defensive back commit for 2015 on Saturday.

Chase, Gregg Williams strengthened ties to football and each other at Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. — When the college football season begins later this month and Chase Williams finally gets his shot as Virginia Tech’s starting middle linebacker, he won’t expect to see his father in the stands near the 50-yard-line behind the home bench at Lane Stadium. Gregg Williams will be in St. Louis preparing for his first regular season as defensive coordinator of the NFL’s Rams. Read full article >>

Virginia Tech’s Mark Shuman ends football career after another torn meniscus

Virginia Tech’s offensive line suffered a blow Thursday when the team announced senior offensive tackle Mark Shuman has elected to retire from football after an MRI exam revealed he suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee in practice last week. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Aug 14, 2014

Mark Shuman suffers knee injury, retires from football

After tearing his meniscus for the third time in the same knee, offensive lineman Mark Shuman will retire from football.

Ken Ekanem recovers from string of injuries just in time for Virginia Tech football

BLACKSBURG, Va. —Virginia Tech defensive end Ken Ekanem said he can remember every “millisecond” of the injury that altered the trajectory of his college football career. A little more than four minutes remained in the first quarter of the 2011 Virginia AAA Division 6 title game. Oscar Smith High quarterback J.J. Williamson scrambled, and Ekanem, an All-Met at Centreville, grabbed hold of his jersey. Williamson then planted his foot to change directions, and Ekanem attempted to do the same. Read full article >>

Hokies look to return to staples of running and D

BLACKSBURG, Va. — It’s a year of change at Virginia Tech, and the Hokies hope it is for the better. Coach Frank Beamer entered his 28th training camp still trying to determine a successor for quarterback Logan Thomas, with Texas Tech transfer Michael Brewer and Mark Leal battling for the job. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Aug 12, 2014

Bruce Arians responds to Frank Beamer's challenge

Frank Beamer issued the challenge last week and on Monday, Bruce Arians finally stepped up.
CSN Washington Aug 12, 2014

Hokies hope for boost from freshman playmakers

As the freshman adjust to their first taste of college football, some are already emerging as playmakers.

Five players have left Hokies since Buzz Williams took over, but he’s rebuilding the ranks.

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Almost five months after shocking the college basketball world by coming to Virginia Tech, new Coach Buzz Williams walked into a room at Cassell Coliseum Monday and realized he hadn’t been to this part of the arena before. He shook hands with Virginia Tech employees he was meeting for the first time, and remarked that he only left his office to go to a recent Blacksburg street fair because “my wife told me I had to.” Read full article >>
CSN Washington Aug 11, 2014

Beamer, Edmunds believe running attack will be better in 2014

If the Hokies want to regain their national prominence, they will have to run the ball better than in recent years.
CSN Washington Aug 9, 2014

Hokies still have sites set on ACC championship

Even after two down seasons, confidence remains high for Frank Beamer and the Hokies as they look to return to prominence.

Virginia Tech football: Michael Brewer transplants Texas roots for shot at QB spot

BLACKSBURG, Va. — When Virginia Tech associate head coach Shane Beamer first checked his voicemail and heard the voice of Clemson offensive coordinator Chad Morris in late January, he figured it must be about about a job. He never expected to discover a new quarterback during the return phone call. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Aug 9, 2014

London, Beamer accept Ice Bucket Challenge

Both Mike London and Frank Beamer accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge. Who will be next?

Hokies Player News

  • Kendall Fuller

    Kendall Fuller

    Hokies cornerback Kendall Fuller is ready to build on his stellar freshman season.