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Super-recruit Devon Hunter Commits to the Hokies

IT’S OVER! HE’S LANDED! WHOO! So the day has finally come. It’s been a long time coming, at that. Many visits through all of high school. Two coaching staffs. One goal: get Devon Hunter to Virginia Tech. It’s not over yet. The ink hasn’t been put on his LOI on signing day. But everyone [...]

Seth Allen Has Provided a Key Leadership Role in 2017

He hit the game winner against Georgia Tech, but the redshirt senior has been incredible for the Hokies all season. With 15 seconds left in the game, Ben Lammers had put on an elite clinic on rim protection, blocking eight of the Hokies’ 30 two-point shot attempts. Georgia Tech as a team [...]

Hokies Win Defensive Battle With Georgia Tech, 62-61.

Hokies get back to .500 in conference play before heading on a two game road trip. Virginia Tech, coming off of a heartbreaking loss to Notre Dame, welcomed in the 4th place Yellow Jackets into Cassell Wednesday night. Georgia Tech had the second ranked defense in the ACC during conference [...]

The Matchup: Virginia Tech vs. Georgia Tech

The Hokies have won each of the past two meetings against the Yellow Jackets, but Georgia Tech has looked much improved with a 3-2 conference record. Georgia Tech was seen as one of the teams that would be sitting near the bottom of the ACC at the end of the season. Finishing 11th in the [...]

Frank Beamer added to College Football Playoff’s selection committee

Legendary Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer was one of three new additions to College Football’s Playoff selection committee on Monday. The Virginia Tech Hokies are finally represented in the College Football Playoff. Well, sort of. On Monday, legendary Hokie head coach Frank Beamer was [...]

Several Players Leave Program as Roster Turnover Continues

Virginia Tech welcomed early enrollees today, but it also thanked and released five players, including starting punter Mitchell Ludwig and key backup Steve Sobczak The filtering in and out of football players is usually heaviest around Signing Day, and it appears that this year is no different. [...]

Virginia Tech Hokies Add New Players to the 2017 Football Roster

This is a very big class of early enrollees. The Hokie coaching staff is reaching out across the world for talent to play football for the Hokies in 2017 and beyond. These players are going to get to practice in March and we’ll see them at the Spring game. National Signing Day is February [...]

The Buzz Williams Honeymoon Is Over

Three years into his tenure, there is no doubt Buzz Williams has been nothing short of a godsend to the program. But it’s time to compare expectations to the actual performance of the team. A year ago, the Hokies welcomed a top-tier team in North Carolina to Cassell Coliseum. In that game, [...]

Hokie Sports Round Up

Women’s Basketball: The No. 15 Hokies shook off the Christmas Holidays with a crushing, 88-48, victory over Delaware State. After the new year VPI opened their conference schedule by defeating the North Carolina Tar Heels, 76-68. Virginia Tech then extended their winning streak to 15 [...]

Recap: Hokies Fail to Close Against Notre Dame

The home winning streak comes to an end, as the Hokies lost 76-71. Virginia Tech hosted the 20th ranked Fighting Irish Saturday afternoon, needing a win to keep their home winning streak alive. They did not play with enough urgency in the first half, however. The Irish were able to keep the [...]

The Matchup: Virginia Tech vs. #20 Notre Dame

The Hokies look to cool off a hot Fighting Irish team at the Cassell. Before the season, I said that Notre Dame would not be as good as they had been the previous two years, where they made deep runs into the NCAA tournament. Yeah, about that… Virginia Tech, after regaining some traction [...]

Virginia Tech Invitational News And Notes

Rector Fieldhouse is ground zero for the two day meet This weekend Virginia Tech is hosting a really big track and field event. The Virginia Tech Invitational takes place at Rector Field House, and hosts several top track teams from the A.C.C. and beyond. Teams from Army, Charlotte, Concord, [...]

Virginia Tech 2016 Rewind: Battle At Bristol

I was asked to write about my best memory from the 2016. For me, it all began with the Battle At Bristol. The Battle At Bristol was the biggest spectacle I have ever seen. I have been to national championships. I have been to too many bowl games to list. As far as spectacles go, the Battle [...]

Two Virginia Tech Hokies Are Leaving the Program

Shai McKenzie and Seth Dooley are leaving the program. McKenzie will try to transfer and Dooley is hanging up the cleats. The immediate post season is always player loss time in college football. We always those who have exhausted their eligibility so they depart for new opportunities. [...]

2016: A One Year Odyssey

Virginia Tech had a quite interesting year. I review my thoughts on how things went, sometimes in spite of themselves. Because if we take something from this year, it’s that Blacksburg will always be a place where special things can happen. Well, now that the College Football National Championship [...]

Virginia Tech Hokies 2016 Football Gobbler Country Special Mentions

The Gobbler Country Staff vote on and talk about the amazing 2016 Virginia Tech Hokie Football Season. Let’s take a look at who and what we thought was best and worst for the year. We invite our loyal readers to put their observations on the line, too. It was a great season. Well, Hokie [...]

Kansas QB, Ryan Willis, Heading to Virginia Tech

The QB competition gets a little more heated with this latest development. The Virginia Tech quarterback situation got a bit more interesting Wednesday evening. Former Kansas Jayhawk QB, Ryan Willis, is transferring to Blacksburg per Dennis Dodd of CBS. Kansas qb Ryan Willis has transferred [...]

Former Virginia Tech Quarterback, Michael Brewer, Q&A Conclusion

In the final portion of our interview, Brewer talks about the future, and dining in the Alaskan Bush This is the third in a three part series with former Virginia Tech quarterback, Michael Brewer. Brewer had some big wins at Virginia Tech, and is a passionate outdoorsman. Gobbler Country caught [...]

Final ACC Rankings 2016

With the end of the 2016/17 College Football season comes the final conference rankings! Atlantic 1. Clemson Tigers: Making it to the CFB Championship game is no simple task. The fact that both Clemson and Alabama reached such a benchmark two years in a row is quite a statement from [...]

Virginia Tech Comes Through With a Big 83-73 Win Over Syracuse

The Hokies are back to .500 in conference play. In a must-win game for the Hokies, they faced a team they had not beaten since 1977 in Syracuse. That eight-game losing streak in the series history came to an end tonight, as the Hokies used 20 points from Zach LeDay to fuel an 83-73 win. Things [...]
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