Virginia Tech football: The opening Clemson spread is out, and you might be surprised.

This line is not what we expected, but we can discuss here. As mentioned before on Gobbler Country, we get access to certain things. One of those things is preliminary lines on upcoming football games. One of the online sportsbooks gave me some intel on the line for the Clemson Tigers [...]

Virginia Tech football: The Game is a sellout.

It’s been a minute since the opposing team felt Lane’s full fury. I like where this is heading. Some really, really big news out of Blacksburg today. The game against the Old Dominion Monarchs is officially sold out. That is a really big deal. Normally, when a lesser team visits [...]

Virginia Tech football: Uniforms for Old Dominion Announced

Military Appreciation Week? Hokies got you fam.. The killer folks in charge of uniforms have outdone themselves again. It’s Military Appreciation Week, and the Hokies have made an excellent choice. This particular helmet is all white with the familiar V.T. logo. Superimposed over the [...]

Virginia Tech football: 5 takeaways in win over East Carolina

The Virginia Tech Hokies got off to a slow start in their 64-17 thrashing of the East Carolina Pirates on Saturday. The start had fans in full-blown panic-mode as the Hokies led the Pirates 23-17 at the half. The second half, however, was a different story as Tech scored 41 unanswered points [...]

Virginia Tech football: It’s official, the Hokies and Clemson will be in prime-time

Blacksburg should be rocking on Sept. 30. It’s official, the No. 13 Virginia Tech Hokies host the No. 2 Clemson Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 30 at Lane Stadium in a game that will kick off at 8 pm ET on ABC. This is huge news for the Hokies and Blacksburg. Many schools will say there’s [...]

Virginia Tech Football: Latest National Championship Odds

Hokies odds drop despite the win against E.C.U. Every week the fine folks at www.Bovada.lv email me the latest Heisman Trophy odds, and more importantly, the national championship odds. At the end of week two, Virginia Tech was at 33-1. They were ahead of teams like Miami, Notre Dame, [...]

Virginia Tech Hokies Win Huge over ECU but No One Notices

It was a good game. It deserved some sort of mention, and had some seriously good highlights with something that the Hokies haven’t been given much credit for, high powered offense. No one noticed, though. Well we’re #13 and that’s notice enough. So, the hangover is passed. (Or [...]

2017 ACC Rankings Week Three

Atlantic 1. Clemson Tigers: Clemson QB, Kelly Bryant, had his best game of the season against the woeful Louisville secondary. He was 22/32, 316 yards, and had one TD. Clemson also laid it down on the ground with 297 yards rushing. Travis Etienne is a name that we will need to be aware [...]

Carolina Panthers football: Greg Olsen breaks foot, does Bucky Hodges get the nod?

Recently added to the practice roster, will Hodges get the call? The Carolina Panthers got some really bad news on Sunday. In the win against the Buffalo Bills, all everything tight end, Greg Olsen, emotionally revealed he had broken his foot. This is a big blow to the Panthers and Cam [...]

What Can Virginia Tech learn from North Carolina’s win over Old Dominion?

Next on tap for the Hokies? The Old Dominion Monarchs On Saturday, the North Carolina Tar Heels got their first when of the season. The ‘Heels traveled to S.B. Ballard Stadium in Norfolk for a non-con road tilt. The final score was 53-23, but the Monarchs never gave up. North Carolina [...]

Virginia Tech Football: Creeping up the top 25

The Hokies continue steady climb to the top. It’s Sunday folks! You know what that means. The USA Today Coaches Poll was released, and the Virginia Tech Hokies are checking in at number 13. This puts the Hokies just one spot ahead of the Miami Hurricanes. The Hurricanes have only played [...]

Cam Phillips Leads the Entire FBS in Receiving Yards

Virginia Tech Hokies senior wide receiver, Cam Phillips, had a record breaking performance last Saturday. Against the East Carolina Pirates the standout offensive weapon hauled in 14 passes for 189 yards and three TDs. Through 3 weeks, Cam Phillips leads the country in receiving yards (417)#HardSmartTough [...]

Look Inside The Numbers: East Carolina

Saturday was a historic for Virginia Tech. Cam Phillips signed his name in the Hokies’ record books. Joey Slye also entered his name in the annals of Virginia Tech lore. Slye became the career leader in field goals on Saturday (69). Shayne Graham, being the classy guy he is, reached [...]

Three Crazy Overreactions From Virginia Tech’s Big Win

Heisman Trophies, Playoffs? Playoffs!? Big win for the Virginia Tech Hokies today. We totally get it. We also must remain sane with a win over over one of the worst teams in college football. East Carolina scared us at first, and to quote the late Denny Green, “They are who we thought [...]

Virginia Tech Football Dominates East Carolina 64-17

Cam Phillips and Joey Slye had record breaking games for the 3-0 Hokies! The Virginia Tech Hokies took the trip to Greenville on Saturday to face the East Carolina Pirates. The game got off to somewhat of a surprising start as Gardner Minshew go the start at quarterback for the Pirates. [...]

Cam Phillips Breaks Virginia Tech Hokies Single Game Reception Record

Virginia Tech Hokies senior WR, Cam Phillips, has broken the program’s single game reception record. The previous record was 13 catches set by Nick Cullen back in 1990 against Southern Mississippi. Phillips had 11 catches in the first half against the East Carolina Pirates. During the [...]

Halftime: Virginia Tech Hokies Lead East Carolina Pirates, 23-17

Last year the Virginia Tech Hokies defeated the East Carolina Pirates, 54-17, at Lane Stadium. This year VT invades Greenville to take on the 0-2 Pirates! Last time VT found themselves in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium they left with 28-35 loss. The Fighting Gobblers seek to continue the dominance [...]

Virginia Tech Football Fans Know the Name Thomas Sirk Well

The East Carolina QB broke a bunch of hearts in Blacksburg in 2015. I do not like Thomas Sirk. In fact, hearing his name makes me salty. Flashback to 2015. The Virginia Tech Hokies were three point favorites hosting the Duke Blue Devils. David Cutcliffe brought the Devils into Lane [...]

Bucky Hodges Signs With Carolina Panthers

Former Viking pick lands in Charlotte. Former Virginia Tech Hokies stud, Bucky Hodges, has been signed to the Carolina Panthers practice squad. This is good news for Hodges. He was waived after final cuts, which surprised some. Being on the practice squad clearly isn’t the best possible [...]

Gobbler Country Staff Picks: East Carolina

What do the boys from G.C. think about East Carolina? John Schneider (3-0) The ECU Pirates are struggling this season. Sirk is not going to be at the top of his game, and just out of the concussion protocol is unlikely to get put into too many heavy contact situations. Right, yeah... shhhh [...]