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Virginia Tech recruiting: Hokies hope to make big impression on huge weekend

Several top targets will make the trip to Blacksburg for official visits this weekend, including highly touted DE Josh Sweat. Several high profile recruits will be on hand this weekend when the Hokies take on Georgia Tech in Blacksburg. At least four students will be taking their official [...]

5 burning questions about Virginia Tech vs. Georgia Tech

Some questions we seek answers for as the Hokies attempt to bounce back from a tough loss last week. 1. Can Tech's freshmen receivers repeat their performance from last week? Isaiah Ford has been a revelation since he was named a co-starter in week one, but Cam Phillips has taken a little [...]

Virginia Tech football: Scouting the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

After suffering from an upset at the hands of East Carolina in Lane Stadium, can the Hokies bounce back in their Atlantic Coast Conference home opener against Georgia Tech and its triple option attack? In this week's scouting the opponent, we take a look at what the Yellow Jackets are made [...]

Virginia Tech vs. Georgia Tech: What to expect

A breakdown of Virginia Tech's upcoming game against Georgia Tech. Virginia Tech Hokies (2-1) vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-0) Virginia Tech Offense vs. Georgia Tech Defense Georgia Tech runs a 4-2-5 defensive scheme Defensively, Georgia Tech ranks 72nd nationally in yards per game, [...]

Around the ACC: Week 3 in review

Virginia Tech is not the only ACC team capable of pulling the big upset, it seems. Around the ACC Coastal Division Well, so much for the undefeated national championship season for Virginia Tech. The Hokies appeared to be hungover from the Ohio State win when an obviously very good East Carolina [...]

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We're looking for the right Hokie to help us take Gobbler Country to the next level. Do you love Virginia Tech sports? Do you have a keen understanding for what's news? Do you love writing for the web and/or online storytelling? Do you want to help build and run the best damn Hokies sports [...]

Why does VT take so long to get started in games?

Some thoughts on Virginia Tech's track record of slow starts. I was among those who was very crestfallen on Saturday as VT returned to the category of falling flat in big game situations. I think we all can agree that we cannot simply put this only on a young offense. No this was a total team [...]

Why does VT take so long to get started in games?

Some thoughts on Virginia Tech's track record of slow starts. I was among those who was very crestfallen on Saturday as VT returned to the category of falling flat in big game situations. I think we all can agree that we cannot simply put this only on a young offense. No this was a total team [...]

Virginia Tech Football: How Drops In The Passing Game Doomed The Hokies

How the Hokies' inability to make the routine catch led to a huge home debacle against ECU. As we all have had a bit of time to digest what was nothing short of a home letdown on Saturday against East Carolina, there are many elements that contributed to the shocking loss. The inability to [...]

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Virginia Tech Football: East Carolina Outplays the Hokies. The Agony of Defeat at High Noon on a College Football Saturday

"Nothing in life is quite as important as you think it is while you’re thinking about it." Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow This is no time to overreact. (OH MY GOD, what just happened? UVA won, too?) But there goes my pipe dream of an undefeated season. I’m not one to quote Saint [...]

Virginia Tech Football: "DBU" Disappointing In Letdown Loss To East Carolina

Typically a strong point of any Hokie defense, the secondary struggled against a pass heavy offense in Saturday's loss. The thud heard Saturday across Blacksburg was the Virginia Tech Hokies coming back to earth. The Hokies suffered the proverbial letdown after a huge win, when the air seems [...]

Virginia Tech Football: East Carolina’s Defense Dominates Hokies’ Offensive Line

Most came into the East Carolina game knowing that the Pirates' front seven was good, but not as good as the Hokies' offensive line made them out to be. Nose tackle Terry Williams man handled any Hokie offensive lineman he was put up against and helped prove that the Tech big men still have [...]

Virginia Tech Football: ECU Took No Quarter and Showed No Mercy

In what was an opportunity to show the football nation the Hokies were for real turned into a Black & Purple beat down of epic proportions. Fifth year senior Shane Carden smoked the lauded secondary for 427 yards en route to another Pirate Victory in similar 2008 fashion. In less than fifteen [...]

Virginia Tech Football: East Carolina Upsets Hokies 28-21

Despite a valiant comeback effort, the Pirates and Quarterback Shane Carden were too much for Tech. Just a week after knocking off then No. 8 Ohio State, the No. 17 Hokies got a taste of the same medicine falling 28-21 to East Carolina Saturday in Blacksburg. Pirates quarterback Shane Carden [...]

College Football’s Games To Watch: Week Three Preview

This week: Star-Spangled Terrapins, Iowa campus police and Eric Cartman. Central Florida @ No. 20 Missouri  12 PM, Saturday on SEC Network UCF had a great effort in the second half in the opener against Penn State in Dublin, Ireland. After a stagnant first half, Sophomore quarterback Justin [...]

Unknown Knowns: The 2014 Virginia Tech Hokies

The day was December 31, 2013. The Hokies had just suffered through one of their worst bowl game losses in school history, the Sun Bowl no less, against UCLA by the score of 42-12. You could tell that no player wanted to be there, particularly on the defensive side of the ball, where players [...]

Virginia Tech Football: Can The Defensive Line Continue Early Success?

After VT's great showing at Ohio State, can they continue the strong play? Just like everyone else Saturday, I was blown away with how well the Hokies dominated OSU on the line of scrimmage. Corey Marshall, Dadi Nicolas, Luther Maddy, Ken Ekanem and the rest of the DL showed us that despite [...]

Virginia Tech Football: Trey Edmunds Struggling To Find Home On 2014 Hokies

Incumbent running back lost starting spot recovering from injury and has struggled to find playing time on the Hokies' new-look offense. A dual-freshman threat has emerged in the Virginia Tech backfield to begin the team's 2014 campaign. Shai McKenzie (5-11, 221; Washington, PA, Washington) [...]

Virginia Tech Football: Introducing Hokie Tracks, ECU Edition!

Fan overreaction, horrible journalistic analysis, and some, uh...low-hanging fruit. Let's take a gander at the week that was on the ol' Tweeter. I swear to you, that time lapse video above has cost me about an hour of my life. I can't stop watching it and/or showing it to people. Anyway, on [...]
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