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The Preseason Amway Coaches Poll is Out!

The preseason Amway Coaches Poll has been released. Gobbler Country takes a look how Virginia Tech and their opponents faired in the seasons initial ranking. As expected Virginia Tech will open their season against another top ranked team. The preseason Amway Coaches Poll has been released. [...]

The Preseason Amway Coaches Poll is Out!

The preseason Amway Coaches Poll has been released. Gobbler Country takes a look how Virginia Tech and their opponents faired in the seasons initial ranking. As expected Virginia Tech will open their season against another top ranked team. The preseason Amway Coaches Poll has been released. [...]

Hokie Heroes: Military Hokies Abroad, Australia!

We interview a Hokie military member currently working with the Australian Royal Air Force. Recently I had an opportunity to reach out to a former squadron mate and Virginia Tech alumni to discuss his experience of being a Hokie stationed overseas, and the values that were sowed and cultivated [...]

Ohio State Suspends Bosa And 3 Others For Opener

Four Players Won't Play In Blacksburg Stud end Joey Bosa and several other Buckeyes will not be playing in Lane Stadium on Labor Day.  Ohio State has stated that they are suspended for "violating Department of Athletics policy".  The other players involved are Dontre Wilson, [...]

Five Big Things for the Hokies This Season

There are five goals, attributes, qualities... whatever you want to call them, but FIVE things that the Hokies need to accomplish to win this season. Five Things for 2015 Team Hokie Well we have a few spare days before the fall rosters are posted, and fall practice starts in earnest.  [...]

Post BBQ Recruiting Outlook

Some Key Commits Plan On Announcing This Week After a successful recruiting weekend, Virginia Tech now plays the waiting game.  It's like those high school days waiting on your crush to call.  It must be infuriating. I've been known to pick up the phone to make sure it's working [...]

Post BBQ Recruiting Outlook

Some Key Commits Plan On Announcing This Week After a successful recruiting weekend, Virginia Tech now plays the waiting game.  It's like those high school days waiting on your crush to call.  It must be infuriating. I've been known to pick up the phone to make sure it's working [...]

Let’s Go Bills! Tyrod Taylor Era Begins?

Tyrod Taylor is set to compete for the starting Quarterback position for the Buffalo Bills, but are the rumors of his potential emergence legit? With camp set to open July 31st, all Virginia Tech Alums needs to keep an eye out for the Buffalo Bills Quarterback competition because the off-season [...]

Good Leftovers: Surprise Commit from Deablo Adds to WR depth

Commitment from North Carolina wide receiver adds more depth to large WR class Tonight the Hokies picked up a commitment from Divine Deablo, wide receiver out of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Out of all the remotely possible commitments that might come this weekend, this was much more of [...]

Barbeque Bonanza: Tavante Beckett commits to the Hokies

2016 LB prospect chooses Virginia Tech In another predicted move, Indian River Linebacker Tavante Beckett has committed to the Virginia Tech Hokies. Rumors had been coming in that he'd committed earlier this morning, but the official news wasn't out until this afternoon. Beckett is a former [...]

BBQ Update: Kearns is a Hokie

Where's the beef? Here! Patrick Kearns commits to Tech In a move that was not unexpected, news broke that Patrick Kearns committed to Virginia Tech this morning. Per 247sports, Patrick Kearns, a three-star tackle from Rome, Georgia, committed to Tech at the big barbeque this weekend. News [...]

VT Weekend Update

Beamer BBQ and more... This weekend the Virginia Tech football program is hosting nearly 100 high school prospects to campus for the annual July camp. However, this year the event has been stretched into two days with Saturday being a BBQ cookout event that is meant to show off the new practice [...]

Grumpy Old Man

Two Coaches "Of A Certain Age" Handle Criticism Differently I watched S.E.C. Media Days closely.  I was on vacation, and my wife is a HUGE Auburn fan.  I made sure to tune in for Steve Spurrier's time on the mic, as he has been known to take shots at fellow S.E.C. schools.  [...]

Where’s the Beef? Virginia Tech Offensive Line Recruiting

Depth, and the Hokie Recruiting Moby Dick: Talent at Offensive Line Of late, Virginia Tech has been trying desperately to upgrade their offensive line depth. Years of poor recruiting numbers, short returns, and a multitude of misses had given the team a dearth of talent. When Curt Newsome [...]

Not all of Virginia Tech’s Sporting Efforts Involve Moving a Ball

When one thinks of Virginia Tech sports the first thing that jumps to mind is the university’s endeavors on the football front, or perhaps the efforts of the basketball or baseball team.  But, not all of VPI’s sporting efforts involve a ball and its movements.  Since 1988 Virginia [...]

No ‘O’ No Go! The Broom Poll Numbers Say: Be Agressive, Play Bold, but not Too Bold.

Summing up the Offensive Challenge for 2015. And having some fun with a poll. Well the numbers are in.  We had, as of last count, 146 votes.  That's not too bad considering.  I appreciate your poll responses.  Some more comments would have been interesting; but I understand [...]

#DBU17: Devante Smith Commits to Virginia Tech

Class of 2017 gains first commitment Devante Smith (Manassas, VA. 185lbs. 6'-1", Athlete) Right now, Smith is listed as a Safety on 247sports and Rivals at safety. I'm classifying him as an Athlete due to his consistent role on offense just as much as defense. Smith earned a scholarship offer [...]

Fletch Talk Episode One

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Devante Smith Declares….

Media Days Are Apparently the Best Recruiting Days Ever And in further news, the hits keep on hitting: Devante Smith, a 2017 DB from Manassas, VA has committed to the #Hokies — ESPNinVA (@ESPNinVirginia) July 21, 2015 Thank you NoVa, we will treat your son well. Follow us @gobblercountry!

Emmanuel Belmar Jr. Chooses Virginia Tech

Suwannee, Georgia linebacker, Emmanuel Belmar, committed to Virginia Tech Monday afternoon. Emmanuel Belmar Jr. , 3* linebacker from Suwannee, Georgia, chose to commit to Virginia Tech earlier this afternoon. Belmar has been high on the Hokies for quite awhile and was said to have been a [...]
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