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Virginia Tech Hokies: Gobbler Country Kicks off Its 2016 Coverage

We are in the final week countdown to the Labor Day weekend, and not inconsequentially the season opening kickoff at Lane Stadium as the Virginia Tech Hokies host an opening warmup game against the Liberty Flames. There will be some differences in the way we cover the games, though. Last [...]

Virginia Tech Football And Gobbler Country

What a difference a year makes. The 2016 Virginia Tech football season begins this Saturday.  For those of all of you that follow Virginia Tech football, Gobbler Country has been a great resource for all things Virginia Tech.  Fans, we are now entering a new age for coverage.   [...]

The Battle At Bristol Trophy Is Sweet, And We Need It

An inside look at the trophy up for grabs in Bristol. The Battle At Bristol will be here in less than two weeks, and the stakes are certainly high.  Along with a huge win, the victor receive a truly amazing trophy.  The trophy weighs a whopping 88 pounds.  Think about that. [...]

Preview: Virginia Tech @ North Carolina

The Hokies fell to the Tar Heels in the regular season finale in 2015. Is Virginia Tech better equipped to handle them this time around? The Tar Heels spoiled Frank Beamer’s final home game in Blacksburg last season, staving off a late comeback attempt by the Hokies. For the majority of [...]

Preview: Virginia Tech @ North Carolina

The Hokies fell to the Tar Heels in the regular season finale in 2015. Is Virginia Tech better equipped to handle them this time around? The Tar Heels spoiled Frank Beamer’s final home game in Blacksburg last season, staving off a late comeback attempt by the Hokies. For the majority of [...]

Preview: Virginia Tech Hokies vs the East Carolina Pirates

The ECU Pirates will be a challenge this year. Are the East Carolina Pirates and the Virginia Tech Hokies rivals? It depends on who you ask, but no one can deny that the ECU Pirates have been a thorn in the Hokies side for years. This year will be no different. Here is a preview of what to [...]

Virginia Tech Football State Of The Union

Getting set to kick off the season. The season is just a few days away, and I thought it would be good to give my overall impressions of the program, and peek into my crystal ball. Last season I had the Hokies at 9-4. They ended up 7-6. With two losses in overtime, I was close to hitting [...]

Jerod Evans Named As Starter Against Liberty

No surprises here, but expect more than one QB to see action. There are too many whispers in training camp.  Joshua Jackson made headlines last week when he was getting reps with the ones.  Today, Justin Fuente made his decision official.   Jerod Evans will take the first [...]

Virginia Tech Fall Sports Round Up

The school year is underway and the beginning of fall sports is upon us! What can the Hokie faithful expect? The traditional school year is now upon us and with that the summer doldrums of collegiate athletics are firmly in the past.  Some of Virginia Tech's programs have already started [...]

Virginia Tech Hokies: Preview of Boston College

The Boston College Eagles present an unusual occurrence. It is an ACC opening game in the third week of the season; September 17th. This week is usually reserved for a non-conference peer or near peer team as a final test before heading into a heavy ACC schedule. The BC Eagles came over [...]

Preview: the VT Hokies vs the UT Volunteers

Let’s not mince words, Tennessee is pretty well known and this is a huge early season- and early career game for Virginia Tech’s new head coach Justin Fuente. Tennessee starts WAY above us in the polls. An SEC East team that has to duke out this season with Florida and Georgia for the [...]

Preview: Virginia Tech Hokies vs the Liberty University Flames

A much needed warmup that could get hotter than we’d like Didn’t I just write up something about this last season? Oh, that was baseball, and the Flames are a much more capable opponent than the Flames football team. Well, that’s the conventional wisdom, anyway. The Liberty Flames [...]

Hokies Face Mississippi State Bulldogs

The No. 17 Virginia Tech women's soccer team continued their opening season efforts against non-conference foe, Mississippi State University. The Virginia Tech Hokies women's soccer team continued their efforts in South Carolina at the Charleston Tournament. In the second round of the tournament [...]

What is it about Virginia Tech and Quarterbacks?

The saga of Virginia Tech quarterback development and play over the last fifteen years is far from the methodical machine style system that so many other NCAA FBS top level programs have. What happened, and what that might mean in the future? We lost Michael Brewer to a questionable hit [...]

Virginia Tech Football: Week Two Furman Preview

Virginia Tech hosts the Furman Paladins at 3:30pm Saturday in Blacksburg. Saturday, Virginia Tech will host its second football game in 5 days in Lane Stadium as the Hokies welcome the Furman Paladins to town. Furman will be representing the Southern Conference (SOCON) of the Football Championships [...]

McKinzie Named ACC Player of the Week

ICYMI: Undefeated, receiving AVCA votes, ACC Player of the Week, and 12 straight wins! Check out VB #HokieHighlights! pic.twitter.com/2IWV3MdLfd — VT Volleyball (@VT_VBall) September 8, 2015 After leading the undefeated Hokies to their first ever road win against a ranked team, [...]

Is Motley The Best Option For Virginia Tech?

This is not a rant on Brenden Motley as a player or person. Simply an observation of Motley's play, the state of the Quarterback situation for VT moving forward in 2015 and how we even got into this position in the first place. Let's just start with the obvious and get out of the way that [...]

VT Defeats No. 10 Xavier

On Sunday the Virginia Tech men's soccer team went to Ohio and defeated the No. 10 Musketeers. On Sunday Virginia Tech’s men’s soccer squad traveled to Ohio to face the No. 10 Xavier Musketeers. The Hokies surprised the nationally ranked team, defeating Xavier 3-1. With the win the Hokies [...]

Déjà vu and QB duels, too: The History of Virginia Tech Vs. Furman

While Virginia Tech is 5-0 against Furman all time, only one of those wins actually matters...and the Hokies were sitting in a similar situation to this one. It's déjà vu all over again. Furman and Virginia Tech have played three times. Virginia Tech is 5-0. The stories of the games in 1939, [...]

The Ohio State Aftermath: Talkin’ Turkey

Joe and Roy Talk with Joeseph Dexter from the Buckeye Radio Network Time to move on Hokies. 'Tis was merely a flesh wound, and Joseph helps us through the pain:
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