| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:48 AM
Shaken by a four-touchdown Orange Bowl loss to Stanford, Frank Beamer realigned his Virginia Tech coaching staff two years ago. But those changes were cosmetic compared to what should be done this offseason.
In short, the team of assistants directing...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 4:36 PM
James Gayle doesn't remember the exact moment it happened, but sometime in March, everything Virginia Tech assistant coach Cornell Brown was telling him about what to look for in film study started to click.
Now, as Tech continues its spring practice...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 3:16 PM
The seismic changes are on offense. New quarterback, tailbacks and play-caller.
The seismic improvement needs to be on defense. At tackle, whip and linebacker.
So as reigning ACC champion Virginia Tech concluded spring practice Saturday with a scrimmage...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 6:18 AM
LYNCHBURG -- Bethel High School closed its state Division 5 football championship season with a large exclamation point Saturday afternoon at City Stadium.
The Bruins (12-2) humbled E.C. Glass on its home field 27-0 to earn their first state title...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Bethel High School closed its state Division 5 football championship season with a large exclamation point Saturday afternoon at City Stadium.
The Bruins (12-2) humbled E.C. Glass on its home field 27-0 to earn their first state title since 1976.
| Feb 4, 2011
| 6:25 AM
Never let it be said that BlogBoy doesn't respond to his (adoring) public. Per a request from Deane Pinchak of Charlotte, N.C. try the Cajun Queen, sir and with considerable help from the Virginia and Virginia Tech sports information offices, here are...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 3:02 PM
There has been another shakeup in the football coaching staff at Virginia Tech, the second one this week. News 7 Sports has learned that Cornell Brown is returning to Blacksburg to join Frank Beamer's staff.
Brown was a star in his playing...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver said Thursday that he and university president Charles Steger approved this week's football coaching changes and that he believes head coach Frank Beamer is finished revamping his staff.
"That's my gut feeling,"...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Continuing a mass staff shake-up, Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer has handed play-calling duties to Mike O'Cain, while re-defining roles for Bryan Stinespring, Curt Newsome and Beamer's son, Shane.
O'Cain, the quarterbacks coach, takes over...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 2:11 AM
Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum were among Keith Urban’s opening acts last summer. Doesn’t mean they’re not stars in their own right. But it does mean they’re not Keith Urban.
Same goes for Mike London...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 2:52 PM
Frank Beamer versus Mike London is a mismatch. Beamer would dominate London on a golf course. London would trample Beamer in a blocking drill.
Recruiting is a different story. Though polar opposites stylistically, both are effective, London the dynamic...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 6:18 AM
Virginia Tech’s Sugar Bowl appearance next month returns the program to the site of its greatest postseason moment. Indeed, New Year’s Eve 1995 in New Orleans marks the Hokies’ ascension to a national prominence they’ve yet to...