1. Virginia Tech-Boston College: Game Preview

      Virginia Tech posted a 14-3 overall record so far this season, but things are going to get a lot tougher. The out of conference schedule wasn’t particularly difficult. Tech lost just one game to the No...

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  2. Hokies' Defensive End Jason Worilds Declares for NFL Draft

    Virginia Tech junior defensive end Jason Worilds will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL Draft. Worilds had 49 tackles this season, including 11 for loss and 4.5 sacks...

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  3. Virginia Tech Knocks Off Seton Hall in Overtime

    Without the ACC’s leading scorer Malcolm Delaney, the Hokies needed someone to step up, and junior guard Dorenzo Hudson answered the call...

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  4. Malcolm Delaney Injures Ankle, Hokies Roll Over Longwood

    Virginia Tech starting point guard Malcolm Delaney was injured after just one minute of play Wednesday afternoon in Blacksburg against Longwood. Delaney was driving to the basket when he was knocked to the floor and in obvious pain...

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  5. Tennesse-Virginia Tech: Chick-Fil-A Bowl Preview

    The 2009 Virginia Tech Hokies will finish their season where it began, playing an SEC team in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta...

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  6. Virginia Tech Hokies Falter in Philly, Face ACC/Big Ten Challenge

    After a comfortable road win at Campbell last Monday, the Hokies headed to Philadelphia for a pair of games at The Palestra for the Philly Hoop Group Classic Thanksgiving weekend...

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  7. Monday Thoughts: Virginia Tech-Virginia

      Another battle for the Commonwealth Cup, another victory for the Virginia Tech Hokies. Tech used its dominating rushing attack to subdue arch-rival Virginia and ultimately ran away with the ...

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  8. Virginia Tech-North Carolina State: Monday Thoughts

    Finally, there’s a blowout in this series. NC State was the only team to defeat the Hokies in ACC play in 2004, winning 17-16 in Blacksburg. In 2005, Tech opened the season in Raleigh with a 20-14 victory over the Wolfpack...

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  9. Week One Recap: Virginia Tech Off to a Fast Start

    Here's a look back at the Hokies first week of action on the hardwood and a quick look at what's in store for Tech next week.   Virginia Tech-Brown The Hokies kicked off their season at home with a 69-55 win over the Brown Bears on Sunday night...

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  10. Virginia Tech-Maryland: Tuesday Thoughts on the Hokies' Victory

    As expected, the Hokies were dominant in their 36-9 drubbing of Maryland Saturday in College Park. Tech held the advantage in almost every category, including total yards, outgaining the Terrapins 484-236...

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  11. Virginia Tech Hokies Basketball 2009-2010 Season Preview

    Virginia Tech basketball is an exercise in ups and downs. For years, the Hokies have made a habit of losing to teams they shouldn’t while also pulling off gigantic upsets...

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  12. Sunday Thoughts: Virginia Tech-East Carolina

    You can go ahead and file this one under ugly defensive battle, or the layman’s term: Beamerball. There wasn’t the flashy special teams play you normally see, but Brent Bowden did average 45 yards per kick on seven punts...

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  13. Sunday Thoughts: Virginia Tech-North Carolina

    If you’re anything like me, you spent most of the Tech-Carolina game doing double takes and wondering if you were watching the Hokies lose to Georgia Tech for the second week in a row. Statistically, the two games were separated at birth...

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  14. Ryan Williams, Hokies' Elusive RB, May Not Avoid Heisman Trophy Talk in 2010

    Ryan Williams has been popping up on the college football radar this year as one of the top young players to watch. Through seven games this season, Williams has rushed 140 times for 834 yards and 10 touchdowns...

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  15. Monday Thoughts: Virginia Tech-Georgia Tech

    It’s not very often that you see the Virginia Tech defense completely dominated, but that’s exactly what happened in the second half Saturday in a 28-23 loss to Georgia Tech...

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  16. Is Tyrod Taylor Heisman Worthy?

    Tyrod Taylor has had an unusual career path to be sure. His first two seasons in Blacksburg found him splitting time with Sean Glennon and working his way through injuries and a somewhat “loopy” throwing motion...

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  17. Monday Thoughts: Virginia Tech-Boston College

    Virginia Tech truly dominated Boston College in a 48-14 victory Saturday. The Eagles picked a bad day to be off their game. The Hokies defense was suffocating and took advantage of mistakes...

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  18. Party Like It's 1999: A Look Back at Virginia Tech's Greatest Team

    When Virginia Tech hosts Boston College this Saturday, they will honor the team from 1999 that forever changed the expectations of people in southwestern Virginia...

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  19. Monday Thoughts: Virginia Tech-Duke

    In the course of a season in college football, every team has to win some games ugly. Two out of the last three games, Virginia Tech has done just that...

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  20. Monday Thoughts: Virginia Tech-Miami

    It was a fairly unexpected result for all involved. The college football media is still licking their collective wounds after pumping up Miami all last week and Blacksburg is still drying out from a torrential downpour and victory Saturday...

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  21. No. 9 Miami-No. 11 Virginia Tech: Tough ACC Test Brewing In Blacksburg

    Somehow after defeating wildly inconsistent Florida State and thumping one-dimensional Georgia Tech, Miami is "back." The "swagger" has returned, and "Da U" is back on top of the college football world...

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  22. Virginia Tech Hokies Look for Special Season in 2009

    One thing is certain: This Hokie team is extremely talented. Top to bottom, this is one of the better groups head coach Frank Beamer has fielded in his 22 seasons in Blacksburg, so ...

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  23. John Calipari Has More SAT Trouble in Memphis

    When someone says he hates the coach of a team—someone like Mike Krzyzewski at Duke—it really means they fear and respect him. When I say I hate John Calipari, I really mean I hate him...

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  24. Pro Set Fits Bills to a T-Gun

    I’m a big believer in getting all the talent you can on the field at once.You can effectively rotate players in and out in a platoon system, but whenever possible, giving the ...

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  25. A Hypothetical Interview With Terrell Owens

    Terrell Owens loves the spotlight, and seeks it out to bask in its life-giving glow. Underneath his often-controversial exterior however, I’m confident there’s a hard-working athlete ...

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