| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Its ascension as a Top 25 programs has afforded Northern Illinois to be more selective in the recruiting process.
The Huskies honed in on Prairie Ridge offensive lineman Shane Evans last season and offered him a scholarship in January.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Imagine this scene at ACC world headquarters in late August: Closing the monthly staff meeting, commissioner John Swofford reveals that entering conference championship week, the ACC will have three teams with at least 10 victories, including the nation&...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:20 PM
The Huntington Beach Jr. Pee Wee Division Gold Chargers capped their 2013 season Saturday by reaching the Division II Orange Bowl championship game but their bid for the title came up just short in an 18-16 loss to the South Coast Red Tritons at...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Auburn’s are-you-kidding-me upset of No. 1 Alabama on Saturday torched many a postseason projection but did not change Virginia Tech’s most likely destination: the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas.
The Hokies have not traveled to such a distant...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:54 PM
It was the first football game with the words "Super Bowl" emblazoned on the cover of its printed program.
That game today is known as Super Bowl III.
The game took place Jan. 12, 1969, in Miami's Orange Bowl. The previous two years the game's...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Virginia Tech’s 21st consecutive bowl could well return the Hokies to the site of their inaugural postseason appearance more than six decades ago: El Paso, Texas.
The Sun Bowl has the third choice of ACC teams after the Bowl Championship Series,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:07 AM
They are the best college football team in the area that nobody is talking about, and Northern Illinois wide receiver Da'Ron Brown says he and his teammates are fine with that.
"We don't try to listen to outside noise," the 22-year-old redshirt junior...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:22 AM
En route to the program’s first top-10 season, Virginia Tech’s defense scored seven touchdowns in 1995, including a 20-yard fumble return by tackle Jim Baron in the Sugar Bowl conquest of Texas.
The 1999 Hokies squad that went 11-0 during...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Inconvenient travel and lurking Juarez danger aside, the Sun Bowl is a quality destination for Virginia Tech’s football program and part of a historically difficult postseason lineup for the ACC.
The Hokies’ Dec. 31 encounter with UCLA in El...
| Dec 11, 2013
The most strident critics craved anarchy, a farewell overdose of controversy for the Bowl Championship Series. Come Sunday, however, after 15 weeks of unimaginable insanity, the most-deserving teams for the national title game were indisputable: Florida...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Virginia Tech will make its first football trip west of Nebraska in 10 years Dec. 31 to play in the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas, against No. 17 UCLA.
Tech (8-4) is slated to make a bowl appearance for a 21st consecutive season, which is the second-...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:24 AM
Sportsbooks say the run of SEC domination in BCS championship games ends this year.
Depending on which Vegas-based or offshore sportsbook you visit, undefeated, No. 1 Florida State is between a 7.5-point and 9-point favorite versus No. 2 Auburn. Reports...