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  • Pass play is Tech's longest in years

    The 81-yard, Tyrod Taylor-to-Danny Coale connection that set up Virginia Tech's winning touchdown was the Hokies' longest pass play since Bryan Randall completed two 87-yarders against Syracuse in 2002. Avoiding ignominy Until Taylor's 11-yard...
  • 757 dials winning drive

    It wasn't the first time Dyrell Roberts had seen Tyrod Taylor wave his hands around like a madman, so when Taylor started directing traffic on what would become the game-clinching play Saturday in Virginia Tech's 16-15 win against Nebraska, Roberts knew...
  • Unbelievable finish: Virginia Tech's miracle comeback nips Nebraska

    Unbelievable finish: Virginia Tech's miracle comeback nips Nebraska
    The play was called Tiger-93, and it seemed doomed from the start. In a way, having quarterback Tyrod Taylor throw in the direction of a wide receiver that had run the wrong route would've been the perfect way to end a game where No. 13 Virginia Tech's...
  • Virginia Tech's Taylor is coolly maturing at quarterback

    Virginia Tech's Taylor is coolly maturing at quarterback
    As quarterback Tyrod Taylor discussed No. 5 Virginia Tech's suddenly potent offense after last Saturday's 34-26 win at Duke, he didn't bat an eyelash as he talked about all the elements that went into it: trust, maturity and understanding. His calm...
  • Even the Hokies' lapses turn golden

    Ryan Williams gathered the handoff and darted toward the assigned hole. There Virginia Tech's tailback prodigy encountered a 245-pound roadblock. With Boston College linebacker Mike McLaughlin in his path, Williams reversed course, sprinted to the left...
  • Hokies can turn eyes upon Heels

    In most years, a bye week in the middle of the season would be a welcomed respite to get the team healed up for the stretch run. For No. 15 Virginia Tech, the off week this season may serve as more of a psychological healing tool. Other than the...
  • Virginia Tech coach clarifies chop-block complaints against Georgia Tech

    Virginia Tech coach clarifies chop-block complaints against Georgia Tech
    Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer felt compelled to make some final statements Tuesday regarding the chop-block controversy that has boiled over the last few days involving his team and Georgia Tech's football program. Beamer said he called Georgia Tech...
  • Virginia Tech fumbles away 20-17 loss to North Carolina

    Virginia Tech fumbles away 20-17 loss to North Carolina
    As Darren Evans draped his arm over Ryan Williams' head, and Kenny Lewis placed a towel over Williams, a whirling celebration was taking place inside Lane Stadium. Moments earlier, Williams had fumbled away Virginia Tech's final opportunity in regulation...
  • Ryan Williams helps Virginia Tech break losing streak

    Ryan Williams helps Virginia Tech break losing streak
    With all national championship discussion having gone extinct three weeks ago, and aspirations for a third consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference championship on life support, Virginia Tech wasn't in a position Thursday night where it needed style points...
  • Hokies dominate Terps

    Hokies dominate Terps
    Its primary goal — the Atlantic Coast Conference title — no longer within reach, Virginia Tech instead focused on avoiding a letdown Saturday against reeling Maryland. The Hokies accomplished that with a businesslike approach led by...
  • Taylor, Hokies ace test

    Led by record-setting freshman tailback Ryan Williams, Virginia Tech entered Saturday's game at Maryland ranked 21st in the nation in rushing offense. The Hokies, though, ranked just ninth in the ACC in passing, with 170 yards a game. As Hokies...
  • For Roberts, speed kills

    By the time Virginia Tech returner Dyrell Roberts sees the ball in the air on a kickoff, he already has gone through the mental checklist of what he needs to accomplish. Secure it, run in the direction of his blockers, find a seam and get to midfield. In...