| Oct 23, 2011
| 10:10 AM
Unlike recent weeks, the big movement in the latest Associated Press college football poll, and on Blog Boy’s ballot, was at the top of the heap, where previously undefeated Oklahoma and Wisconsin lost.
How far to drop the Sooners and Badgers?...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Saturday night on Twitter some Virginia Tech faithful wondered if their favorite football team might crack the top 10 Sunday. The No. 15 Hokies had just won their fourth consecutive game, while four teams ahead of them in the polls had stumbled.
| Nov 4, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Saturday night’s matchup between #1-ranked LSU and #2-ranked Alabama has been hailed by most sports fans as the de facto National Championship game for this season of college football. While ‘Bama and LSU are currently the best two teams in...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 9:41 AM
As Tim Russert used to intone on “Meet The Press,” our issues this Sunday: How far to drop Alabama? How high to elevate Virginia Tech?
Pollsters had to decide how much to penalize the previously undefeated Crimson Tide after its home loss...
| Oct 26, 2011
Six weeks ago, the Big East was shaken by news that Syracuse and Pittsburgh were leaving for the Atlantic Coast Conference.
As it turned out, that was just the beginning of a chaotic autumn for the 32-year-old conference. Three weeks after watching...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 11:37 PM
Boise State is joining the Big West Conference, the Big West Board of Directors announced Friday.
Boise State, which initially competed in the Big West from 1996-2001, represents the third recent membership addition to the conference, which will have...
| Aug 26, 2012
26th year (209-98-2 at Tech; 251-121-4 overall in coaching career)
Since the start of last season, a lot of things have changed in connection to Beamer's coaching career. After late Penn State coach Joe Paterno was dismissed from...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 11:28 AM
Virginia Tech has lost four season-openers since joining the ACC. Two were against eventual national champions: Southern California in 2004 and Alabama in ’09. So give the Hokies a pass there.
The others were to teams they should have beaten:...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Michigan State's 70 mile trip to Mount Pleasant was a worthy road trip as the Spartans beat host Central Michigan 41-7 on Saturday at Kelly-Shorts Stadium.
MSU had a 24-0 lead at halftime and kept the Chips scoreless until an interception returned for...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:18 AM
Screw the clever intros. There’s so much to discuss about this Saturday’s college football lineup, let’s get right to it…
Virginia Tech -10 over Pittsburgh
Virginia Tech isn't the powerhouse I expected them to be this season,...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:58 AM
Texas Christian’s football heritage includes national championships, a Heisman Trophy, Slingin’ Sammy Baugh and LaDainian Tomlinson. But never have the Horned Frogs been this nationally prominent for so long.
TCU, which hosts Virginia in a...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Absent strong walk-up sales, the crowd for Saturday’s Virginia Tech-Cincinnati football game at FedEx Field won’t approach the Hokies’ two previous appearances there.
Cincinnati is the designated home team, but Ross Potts Productions is...