| Dec 28, 2012
| 10:01 PM
The following is not sarcastic, disingenuous or farcical: Virginia Tech deserves some props for Friday’s 13-10 Russell Athletic Bowl victory over Rutgers.
Barbs, too. But in the spirit of the holidays, let’s start with the good.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Vinston Painter hopes NFL teams share his father's opinion when it comes to Painter's possible longevity in a football uniform.
After starting just one season at right tackle for Virginia Tech, Painter believes he has more football left in his...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 2:54 PM
BLACKSBURG — After two season-ending injuries that have robbed him of playing time during promising stretches in his college football career, Virginia Tech wide receiver Dyrell Roberts has had to develop the determination needed to go through...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 4:25 PM
BLACKSBURG — After the departures of Jarrett Boykin and Danny Coale from Virginia Tech’s wide receiver corps at the conclusion of last season, Tech lost more than just the two most accomplished pass-catchers in school history. Both were...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:58 PM
CHESTNUT HILL, MASS. — When Virginia Tech made its last trip to Chestnut Hill, Mass., Larry King was still forgetting callers' names on his weeknight talk show, Barack Obama had far fewer gray hairs midway through his first term and Tech hadn't...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 6:15 PM
Gathering any offensive teammates around him that would listen at halftime of Saturday’s 30-23 overtime win at Boston College, Virginia Tech wide receiver Marcus Davis poured his heart out.
His senior season was officially going down the drain....
| Oct 20, 2012
| 4:27 PM
CLEMSON, S.C. — If Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer could've signed off on his defense giving up 295 yards to the nation's 13th best offense prior to Saturday's game at No. 14 Clemson, he would've taken it and felt good about his team's chances of...
| Oct 21, 2012
CLEMSON, S.C.— As golf carts transported Virginia Tech assistant coaches from the press box to the locker room Saturday, Mike O'Cain stared straight ahead and gnawed on his finger nails. Colleague John Candelas sat inches nearby on the back of the...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 11:51 AM
It was just one play, and it rarely crosses his mind anymore, but Logan Thomas' small contribution two years ago in Virginia Tech's trip to Miami was a perfect example of how the Hokies could do no wrong back at the time on the road in the Atlantic...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 7:40 PM
It took four weeks for Virginia Tech right tackle Vinston Painter to feel as satisfied about the way he played as he did in Saturday’s 37-0 win against Bowling Green, but his positive attitude after the game was due in part to the reemergence of one...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Even when his left thigh throbbed and generally made his life miserable during the winter, never did Dyrell Roberts fear not being able to suit up again for Virginia Tech's football team.
He always knew he'd have a chance to catch some more passes as...
| Oct 23, 2010
| 3:26 PM
Even as Virginia Tech's players patted each other on the back after Saturday's 44-7 win against Duke, the last in a three-game sequence of overmatched opponents, it didn't take long for conversation to switch to the pressing matter of the all-important...