1. Hokies' BCS Hopes Still Attainable Despite Three Losses

    A team is 9-3, ranked 12th in the BCS, and still has strong possibilities for a BCS bowl. No, this is not Notre Dame, this is Virginia Tech. Despite being an afterthought to most of the country, Virginia Tech is still looking for a handout for a BCS bowl.

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  2. Hokies, Heels In-Game Blog Thoughts

    7:39PM - Fans are getting ready for the Brent Bowden "Enter Sandman" version... 7:42PM - Fireworks explode...waiting for coin toss. Bowden's version did not have the excitement at the beginning, but it did have more bass...

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  3. Gators, 'Bama, Horns Remain OCGR's Top Three; Hokies Drop to 12th

    The usual three lead the second installment of the 2009 OCGR. Iowa is on their curtails as TCU rounds out the top five. TCU shows some promise to stir things up with a match-up against BYU this week...

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  4. Football Picking 201: Third Class Learns Everyone Makes Mistakes

    Class...that was a rough weekend (last week's picks here ). If this was baseball hitting, .333 does not look bad. In selecting football games, it is horrible in more ways than one. After starting 8-7, the follow-up resulted in a 5-10 mark...

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  5. The 2009 OCGR Debuts: Florida, Alabama Lead; Virginia Tech Fifth

    The first Official Championship Game Ratings (OCGR) of the 2009 season is out. Florida and Alabama debut at the top two spots. The best one-loss team so far is Virginia Tech. Twenty-four teams qualified for this week's OCGR...

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  6. Football Picking 201: Second Class Brings Early Lessons Learned

    After picking 15 last week (picks here), the final result was barely above .500 (8-7).  the breakdown is as follows: A-bets: 1-1 B-bets: 1-2 C-bets: 4-1 D-bets: 2-3 The first lesson learned ...

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  7. Conference Ratings Released: ACC Improving as Big 12 Slides Back

    The ACC rebounded this week with wins over the SEC and Big 12. The Big 12 took a turn for the worse. However, the SEC remains on top of this week's conference ratings. The SEC lost only their third game out-of-conference this season...

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  8. Too Early To Talk BCS, but Let's Talk Virginia Tech's BCS Hopes

    As usual, if it is college football season, then people are talking BCS chances for their team (unless your team is in the MAC, Sun Belt, or has lost to a FCS team)...

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  9. Picking 201: Advanced Course In Selecting 15 Games Against The Spread

    The debut of Picking 201 is in session.  For people reading this, it is assumed that you have passed Picking 101.  The difference is you will be given the answers, the question is what do you do with the info...

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  10. SEC Remains Strong In Conference Ratings, ACC Faltering

    The SEC still stands strong in this week's conference ratings. They added four more out-of-conference wins, including Georgia over Arizona State. The Pac-10 remains second with a 19-7 record...

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  11. SEC, Pac-10 Lead The Way In Out-of-Conference Ratings

    After three weeks of college football, it is time to rank the conference strengths in out-of-conference play...

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  12. Numbers Crunch No. 2: Va. Tech Hokies Three-Week Report Card for the Offense

    As Hokies fans continue to catch their breath, the Virginia Tech football squad goes into this week's Miami game with a 2-1 record. With games actually played, it is time to look inside that 2-1 record to help look ahead to the future schedule...

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  13. Numbers Crunch No. 1: Virginia Tech Having an Undefeated Regular Season

    The excitement in Blacksburg is mounting as the 2009 college football season for the Hokies kicks off in 10 days...

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  14. Is Virginia Tech's Addition a Plus in the Eyes of Casual ACC Fans?

    For the past six years, Virginia Tech has enjoyed an upswing in productivity out of its sports teams since joining the ACC...

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  15. Not Quite Doom and Gloom For Hokies With Evans Out

    Another starting running back for Frank Beamer gone. Time for another to step up to the plate. With the news of Darren Evans' torn ACL, Hokie fans felt that punch in the stomach again...

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  16. Hokie Nation's Attitude About To Be Tweaked?

    Fans of Virginia Tech football are awaiting this upcoming season with high hopes. The excitement is brewing in Blacksburg with a top-10 ranking and one of the toughest schedules in the history of the school...

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  17. Ohio State-USC, VT-Alabama Lead BCS Out-Of-Conference Schedule For 2009

    The 2009 schedule has a plethora of out-of-conference games to keep the arguments going on which conference is better. Whether most of the games will turn out to be fan favorites is another issue all together...

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  18. Sixteen Straight Bowls Still Give Hokie Fans 16 "What If" Plays to Ponder

    On every Monday after a college football weekend, the phrase "What if..." seems to pop up everywhere by the water cooler...

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  19. Virginia Tech's 10 Best Individual Performances in the Past 16 Seasons

    For the past 16 memorable seasons, Virginia Tech has finished their season with a trip to a bowl game, all under Frank Beamer. This is the third longest active streak, trailing only Florida State and Florida...

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  20. Florida, SEC Top Final 2008 Official Championship Game Ratings

    After stating their case on the field Thursday night, the Florida Gators finish No. 1 in the final Official Championship Game Ratings (OCGR) of the season. Texas, which survived a scare from Ohio State, finishes in the No...

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  21. Florida and Texas Lead the Way in a Complete Breakdown of the OCGR

    Florida and Texas claimed the top two spots of the final regular season version of the Official Championship Game Ratings (OCGR). Oklahoma was left at No. 3 despite winning the Big XII Championship...

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  22. Texas, Not Oklahoma, Shares Top Two Spots with Florida in OCGR

    Texas, though shunned by the BCS, holds one of the coveted top two spots in this week's Official Championship Game Ratings (OCGR). Florida jumps to the No. 1 spot after beating Florida State despite the downpours...

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  23. Texas and Florida Flip-Flop In Latest OCGR

    Sometimes, not playing is better than playing. That was the case this past week as Texas sat at home and jumped Florida. Florida hurt their strength of schedule playing the Citadel, thus they dropped over four points in their rating...

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  24. The Final Four Battle to Claim ACC Atlantic Division

    For any other season, most would think that the Atlantic Division of the ACC would be a free-for-all. Amazingly, the Coastal Division has put this division to shame in Tampa-bound possibilities...

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  25. Nothing New in This Week's OCGR...Next Week Is a Different Story

    With the lack of upsets this past week, the OCGR stayed on course with not too much movement. Florida and Texas remain on top. (Ratings as of Nov. 16) Rank Team Record OCGR PvWk 1 Florida 9-1 82...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Glesner about over 5 years ago 79 reads 0 comments