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Former Tech Basketball Coach Bill Foster Dies at 79

Foster led Virginia Tech to the 1995 NIT Championship and a 1996 NCAA Tournament berth. Bill Foster was head coach of four programs during his time coaching college basketball but he is perhaps best known for his final stop in Blacksburg where he jumpstarted a program mired in the depths [...]

The A.C.C. Struggles In The Media Age

The Conference Needs A National Network John Swofford has been the commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference since 1997.  In his tenure we have seen massive expansion, and the revenue has doubled.  A few years back when all teams seemed to be in play for switching conferences, [...]

The A.C.C. Struggles In The Media Age

The Conference Needs A National Network John Swofford has been the commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference since 1997.  In his tenure we have seen massive expansion, and the revenue has doubled.  A few years back when all teams seemed to be in play for switching conferences, [...]

The A.C.C. Struggles In The Media Age

The Conference Needs A National Network John Swofford has been the commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference since 1997.  In his tenure we have seen massive expansion, and the revenue has doubled.  A few years back when all teams seemed to be in play for switching conferences, [...]

Quick Q&A With Newest Dallas Cowboy Laurence Gibson

Seventh Round Selection From Tech Talks With Gobbler Country There are certain phone calls you never forget.  Sometimes when the phone rings a chapter begins.  Sometimes when the phone rings your wife is explaining that $200 charge to Kohl's on the credit card bill.  As an athlete, [...]

Quick Q&A With Newest Dallas Cowboy Laurence Gibson

Seventh Round Selection From Tech Talks With Gobbler Country There are certain phone calls you never forget.  Sometimes when the phone rings a chapter begins.  Sometimes when the phone rings your wife is explaining that $200 charge to Kohl's on the credit card bill.  As an athlete, [...]

Time. Tech’s Greatest Win Turns Twenty

Did anyone look at the calendar and note something important? Virginia Tech 28 - Texas 10 and the Date. December 31, 1995.. Folks that's almost 20 years ago. I just put up a new clock downstairs in the Man Cave.  It’s a big analog (hands and numbers on a dial to those of you digital [...]

Why The Hokies Need U.V.A. More Than Ever

Every Luke Skywalker Needs Darth Vader. 'Hoo Are We Fighting? Recently, I penned an article detailing a decade of dominance over the Virginia Cavaliers.  The response was typical.  I got a few twitter trolls rumbling, had a few folks email me not safe for print comments.  I [...]

VT Facilities

GC has taken inventory of what VT has and what is needed. Virginia Tech for a long while has self proclaimed that they have some of the best athletic facilities in the country. I don't disagree with the quality of existing facilities, but there is obvious work that needs to be done. Thank [...]

DBU Founding Father Ronyell Whitaker

The "Deuce" is Loose and Is Talking With Gobbler Country Just as our nation looks back on George Washington and Abraham Lincoln with respect, Hokie fans everywhere treasure our "founding fathers".  We have had a tremendous run of defensive backs come in and out of Blacksburg over the [...]

New Helmet Has Hokies Buzzing

Virginia Tech Unveils The Next Installment of Equipment Evolution Spring practice has some pretty incredible stuff going on.  There are depth charts being filled out, coaching adjustments, and then this:  When Virginia Tech takes the field against Furman, it will be wearing quite [...]

Anyone remember "Lollipopgate?"

Deflategate Has Brought Attention to Bizarre Attempts To Increase the Competitive Advantage In 2001 Virginia Tech hosted Syracuse in a meeting of two Big East rivals.  The Hokies were ranked #4 in the country heading into the game, and hopes were high that Virginia Tech would continue [...]

Sports Integrity and what it means, Hokies

In light of the latest sports scandals, player behavior issues; a big thank you to Frank Beamer for thinking and acting on the reality that winning isn't anything if it's done without integrity. What does the ball deflation scandal in the NFL and any punishments that should be meted out in [...]

Bidding farewell is never easy, especially to a wonderful group such as Hokie Nation

The Kroger Roth Report

State Champs

11 Years Of Dominance Against Thomas Jefferson's University Eleven years is a mighty long time.  Think back in your own life.  Maybe you got married.  Maybe you had kids.  Maybe you were entering kindergarten.  You were beginning your career in academia with fear and [...]

"Wild Turkey" Greg Boone Still Has the Spirit, And I Have the (101) Proof

It's Been Awhile Since We Heard From Boone, And Here's 8 Questions For #8 From Oscar F. Smith High School in Chesapeake, Greg Boone had big dreams.  At 6"3", the fine folks at Rivals.com ranked him the #36 "Athlete" in the country.  His natural position was QB and safety in high [...]

Let’s Check In With Some Hokie Baseball!

A look into Virginia Tech Baseball ahead of the season-concluding series against Pittsburgh. We here at Gobbler Country like to give you as much of a full perspective on the Virginia Tech athletics department as possible. So while the bulk of our coverage will continue to be football related [...]

96 Days Until the Hall of Fame Game, 125 until OSU comes to Lane

The only clock running now is the long count calendar until the 2015 Football season starts. Of course it's also a new start, with new things, hopefully with some lessons learned. The NFL Draft is all wrapped up.  The Hokies didn't do too well in this one folks.  I am thrilled for [...]

My Conference Used To Beat Your Conference

The S.E.C. Dominance is Over Paul Finebaum wrote a best selling book.  The premise was simple.  His conference, (the holier than thou S.E.C.) was hands down the best college football conference in America.  He had right to lay claim.  In the entire B.C.S. run, the S.E.C. [...]

Laurence Gibson is a Cowboy

Laurence Gibson is drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 7th round of 2015 NFL draft. Laurence Gibson was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 7th round of the NFL Draft. He was taken with the 243rd pick and should compete right away to add depth on the Cowboy's front line. Congrats to Laurence [...]
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