| Aug 22, 2009
| 9:27 AM
From redshirt freshman quarterback Michael Vick's somersault touchdown in the season opener to the celebration of a perfect 11-0 regular season in late November to the national championship disappointment in New Orleans, Virginia Tech's 1999 season was...
| Aug 23, 2009
Ten years later, the imprint of Virginia Tech's landmark football season remains — from the luxury suites at Lane Stadium, to the admissions office at Burruss Hall, to the headquarters of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
But let's start at a...
| Aug 24, 2009
The buzz had built for a while, from the coaches who recruited and evaluated him, to the players who chased him on the practice fields.
Virginia Tech's football family wasn't so bold as to predict that its new quarterback would help the Hokies to the...
| Aug 30, 2009
Oct. 26, 1985 — VMI 39, William and Mary 38. Quarterback Al Comer scored at the gun to pull VMI within a point, and James Wright got the two-point conversion on a flanker reverse to cap a wild game at Alumni Field. Thirty-two points in the fourth...
| Aug 27, 2009
Waiting to hold for the most important field-goal attempt in Virginia Tech history, Caleb Hurd understood his fate.
Anonymity or infamy.
At right guard, Keith Short ignored his throbbing right knee and stared intently at the ball, determined not to...
| Aug 27, 2009
As Virginia Tech steamed toward an unbeaten regular season in 1999 and the national championship game, the attention of Hokie Nation was divided between the team and a complicated and maddening rating system.
The Bowl Championship Series is one of the...