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Virginia Tech Hokies Rumors & News
CSN Washington Aug 30, 2014
Virginia Tech dominated William & Mary in their season opener, thanks in large part to new faces on offense.
Hokies Journal | Washington Post Aug 30, 2014
BLACKSBURG, Va. — Michael Brewer threw for 251 yards with two touchdown passes, and Virginia Tech beat William & Mary 34-9 in the season-opener for both teams on Saturday. Brewer, a transfer from Texas Tech, completed 23 of 30 passes, including touchdown passes of 13 yards to Isaiah Ford and 8 yards to Bucky Hodges. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Aug 30, 2014
Virginia Tech looked impressive in its opening win over Wiliam & Mary thanks to the contributions of several freshmen and a transfer quarterback.
There are plenty of reasons why Virginia Tech Coach Frank Beamer is so optimistic about the future these days, but two more emerged during this preseason: Running back Marshawn Williams and wide receiver Isaiah Ford, both freshmen, might be the answer to the program’s offensive woes. Read full article >>
Hokies Journal | Washington Post Aug 29, 2014
William & Mary’s Jimmye Laycock could surely have come up with a better scenario for the start of his 35th season as coach at his alma mater. Since it’s too late for that, he can only laugh, and hope. Laycock named inexperienced Steve Cluley as his starting quarterback this week, and will rely on the sophomore to weather a defensive storm when the Tribe opens the season at Virginia Tech on Saturday. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Aug 28, 2014
Friends will be come enemies, at least for a while on Saturday as Virginia Tech hosts William & Mary Saturday.
Hokies Journal | Washington Post Aug 28, 2014
BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech has given football coach Frank Beamer a two-year contract extension. Athletic director Whit Babcock announced the extension on Wednesday, which will keep the winningest active coach at the Division I level on the Hokies’ sideline through Jan. 1, 2019. Financial terms were not released. Read full article >>
BLACKSBURG, Va. — What happens when Virginia Tech football Coach Frank Beamer and his most trusted adviser, John Ballein, go on their lunchtime walk around campus can be unpredictable and, these days, verified by only two people. Longtime associate head coach Billy Hite would occasionally join. His successor, Shane Beamer, has not. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Aug 27, 2014
A two-year extension for Frank Beamer may ease fears over an early retirement, but questions remain for the long-time coach.
With retirement speculation growing after consecutive disappointing seasons, Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer has agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the school through at least the 2018 campaign. Read full article >>
Expectations for Coach Buzz Williams’s first season at Virginia Tech are low, and his initial nonconference schedule reflects that. But there will be no hiding once the Hokies begin league play. The ACC released its full schedule for the 2014-15 season, and it features an opening slate of conference games that should quickly show Williams just how tough his new job may be. The Hokies could play just two power conferences teams before Jan. 1 — at Penn State as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Dec. 3 and at West Virginia on Dec. 30 — but they will start ACC play with a home game...
There will be familiar faces playing quarterback at some not-so-familiar places this season. Here are several quarterbacks who transferred and will be making debuts with their new teams this year: Michael Brewer, Virginia Tech: A preseason back injury hindered Brewer’s hopes of emerging as Texas Tech’s starting quarterback last year, and he assumed a backup role upon his return. With Davis Webb entrenched as Texas Tech’s starter, Brewer headed to Virginia Tech. He has two years of eligibility remaining and can play immediately since he already has graduated. Brewer beat out senior Mark...
There’s plenty of buzz around the Atlantic Coast Conference with the addition of a new team, the latest Heisman Trophy winner and the reigning national champion. Top-ranked Florida State’s run to the national title and the arrival of fast-rising Louisville have raised the ACC’s national profile. Read full article >>
Hokies Journal | Washington Post Aug 26, 2014
Virginia Tech wide receiver Willie Byrn has a message for his teammates as they prepare to open their season against William & Mary: Be ready to play, or be ready to lose. The senior has seen it happen firsthand. Read full article >>