| Aug 22, 2009
| 9:27 AM
From redshirt freshman quarterback Michael Vick's somersault touchdown in the season opener to the celebration of a perfect 11-0 regular season in late November to the national championship disappointment in New Orleans, Virginia Tech's 1999 season was...
| Aug 23, 2009
Rickey Bustle had one of the best — and worst — seats in the house for the 2000 Sugar Bowl.
Upstairs in the coaches' box at the Louisiana Superdome, Virginia Tech's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach had a bird's-eye view of his...
| Aug 23, 2009
Ten years later, the imprint of Virginia Tech's landmark football season remains — from the luxury suites at Lane Stadium, to the admissions office at Burruss Hall, to the headquarters of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
But let's start at a...
| Aug 24, 2009
Corey Moore deserved the game ball. Or Ike Charlton. Or Shyrone Stith.
They were the ringleaders of Virginia Tech's 1999 conquest of Clemson.
But on that Thursday night, amid a raucous locker room, the traditional memento went to a perilously sick woman...
| Aug 25, 2009
Junior-college jocks often are academic misfits.
Elite defensive ends usually weigh north of 250.
Former All-Americans typically cling to their glory days.
Corey Moore defied those norms. Still does.
But the most decorated player from Virginia Tech'...
| Aug 27, 2009
Waiting to hold for the most important field-goal attempt in Virginia Tech history, Caleb Hurd understood his fate.
Anonymity or infamy.
At right guard, Keith Short ignored his throbbing right knee and stared intently at the ball, determined not to...
| Aug 29, 2009
For Gators, Trojans and Longhorns, championship foundations are brick-and-mortar basic.
Sell your storied heritage and alluring locale to the region's elite prospects, mix with virtually unlimited resources and build another trophy case.
| Mar 24, 1999
Michael Vick, Virginia Tech's redshirt freshman quarterback with the cannon arm and swift legs, is a little too robust for his teammates these days.
"We've been in the indoor facility and the lighting isn't quite as good in there as we would like,"...