| Sep 16, 2012
| 6:57 AM
This week’s CAA schedule included a lot of backups playing in the fourth quarter and empty seats in the stands at games’ end.
The schedule was heavily weighted toward non-conference games, and the average margin of victory was 29.8 points...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:51 PM
The Tigers are 6-1 over all, 2-1 in conference play
Sat Sept 1 vs North Texas at 6:00 PM on ESPN U, W 41-14
Sat Sept 8 vs Washington at 6:00 PM on ESPN, W 41-3
Sat Sept 15 vs Idaho at 7:00 PM on PPV, W 63-14
Sat Sept 22 @ Auburn * at 6:00 PM on ESPN, W...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 8:13 PM
Live long enough and you see everything: an actor becomes president; technology in the palm of your hand; a decent sitcom on ABC.
Same holds true for college football, where Saturday produced one of those moments in our little corner of the world.
| Aug 7, 2012
| 12:27 PM
In Jim Weaver’s 15 years as athletic director, Virginia Tech has played three regular-season football games against Southeastern Conference opponents. Weaver hopes to make future SEC encounters annual events not only for the Hokies but also the...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 10:45 AM
September offers ACC teams yet another chance to begin repairing the conference’s battered football reputation. The opponents aren’t intimidating – no Alabama, LSU, Southern California or Green Bay Packers – but they are credible....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:33 PM
When FSU offensive line coach Rick Trickett went to Wayne County High School in Jessup, Ga., to pay a visit to Malique Jackson, he was not there.
Much to the surprise of the veteran coach, Jackson was out on the golf course.
“Yeah, we had a golf...
| Jun 11, 2013
ACC television revenue nearly tripled from 2008-12, while the conference’s bowl income increased 50 percent and league basketball tournament receipts declined. This according to the ACC’s five most recent federal tax returns.
| Jun 6, 2013
Orlando was the ACC football champion's bowl home from 1987-91. More recently, the city has hosted an ACC team for the last 12 postseasons.
Given that history, Orlando is the natural choice to replace Atlanta atop the conference's non-playoff bowl...
| May 22, 2013
| 1:21 PM
There are still 100 days left until the start of the college football season, but programs from Hampton Roads and the Commonwealth have been active enough to provide gossip material for an entire offseason.
The state's two biggest programs —...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Forecasting ACC bowl victories over Southern California and LSU in preseason would have been folly. The Trojans were ranked No. 1 by the Associated Press, LSU No. 3.
But that’s what transpired. The wins weren’t landmark and don’t erase...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:41 AM
During the last decade, Virginia Tech’s football program has played non-conference road games before crowds of 80,000-plus at Texas A&M, Nebraska and LSU. In 2014, the Hokies are contracted to play at Ohio State, where the Buckeyes routinely attract...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:35 AM
Little wonder Jonathan McLaughlin did not appear on Virginia Tech’s pre-spring depth chart. A true freshman offensive tackle who enrolled in January, he’d never practiced against college competition, and Hokies coaches had no idea how he&...