6:14 AM EDT, Mon September 22, 2014
Virginia Tech Hokies Rumors & News
BLACKSBURG, Va. — For four weeks, Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Brewer’s decision-making has vacillated mind-boggling and brilliant. For every impressive touchdown drive or two-minute drill, there has been a confounding turnover to match. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Sep 20, 2014
Two critical interceptions cost the Hokies as Georgia Tech wins the battles of the Techs 27-24
Hokies Journal | Washington Post Sep 19, 2014
Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech arrive at their Atlantic Coast Conference openers in search of offensive consistency, and knowing their most important game remaining might be the one on Saturday. Either the Hokies (2-1) or Yellow Jackets (3-0) have won the ACC’s Coastal Division title in every season but once since the league divided into divisions in 2005, and they meet Saturday at Lane Stadium. Read full article >>
Here are three story lines to watch ahead of Virginia Tech’s ACC football opener against Georgia Tech on Saturday at Lane Stadium: Injury issues The Hokies (2-1) might be forced to overcome injuries to key starters when they open ACC play against Coastal Division rival Georgia Tech (3-0). Tight end Ryan Malleck is doubtful to play because of knee and ankle injuries, although sophomore tight end Kalvin Cline is expected to make his 2014 debut after offseason knee surgery. Defensive tackle Luther Maddy (knee) is probable, while fellow defensive lineman Corey Marshall (ankle) is...
CSN Washington Sep 19, 2014
Virginia Tech opens conference play as they host the triple option attack of Georgia Tech.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Troy Trojans are off to such a rough start that athletic director John Hartwell felt compelled to speak in defense of longtime coach Larry Blakeney this week. The Trojans are 0-3 for the first time since 1982 and getting ready to face No. 13 Georgia on Saturday. It’s a huge step up from Championship Subdivision’s Abilene Christian, which rallied from a two-touchdown deficit to beat Troy 38-35 Saturday night. It was that program’s first win over an FBS-level team since a victory over UTEP in 1959. Read full article >>
There’s a construction boom taking place across the Atlantic Coast Conference. During the past 18 months, half the league’s schools have either begun or completed major projects to upgrade their football facilities. Read full article >>
Virginia Tech’s roller-coaster start has brought games that matter back into focus. The Hokies (2-1) open Atlantic Coast Conference play Saturday against Georgia Tech (3-0). Like the Hokies, the Yellow Jackets are a perennial contender in the conference’s Coastal Division. Read full article >>
Hokies Journal | Washington Post Sep 16, 2014
ATLANTA — Georgia Tech has struggled to put two solid halves together in the same game and Sunday’s ACC opener at Virginia Tech doesn’t look like a great place for the Yellow Jackets to try and get it done. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Sep 16, 2014
Virginia Tech will be without one of its breakout receivers from 2013 as Joshua Stanford has taken a leave of abscence from the team.
Immediately after Virginia Tech’s letdown loss to East Carolina on Saturday, Coach Frank Beamer said his team had come ready to play. He had spent all week cautioning them about the dangers of overlooking the Pirates. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Sep 14, 2014
Virginia Tech lost big on the field Saturday, but won big on the recruiting trail with a quarterback commit.
One of the first conversations Virginia Tech’s Ryan Malleck had with new quarterback Michael Brewer revolved around the signal caller’s preference for throwing to tight ends. Brewer mentioned his days at Texas Tech, where tight end Jace Amaro caught 106 passes a year ago. Read full article >>
Hokies Journal | Washington Post Sep 12, 2014
The stakes are higher for No. 17 Virginia Tech. A victory at No. 22 Ohio State last weekend vaulted the Hokies into the national conversation again. Their next test comes Saturday when East Carolina (1-1) brings its potent passing game and history of playing Virginia Tech closes to Lane Stadium. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Sep 12, 2014
After an emotional win over Ohio State, the Hokies look to avoid a letdown against East Carolina.