| Dec 29, 2012
| 12:38 AM
All evidence has been presented, and the defense rests – and Virginia Tech’s defense certainly deserves a break after bailing out Tech again Friday night in a 13-10 overtime bowl win against Rutgers.
After seeing the final offering from an...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 6:19 PM
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. –Randy Shannon, who has won three national titles as a player and coach, has been named Arkansas’ linebackers coach, head coach Bret Bielema announced Sunday.
"Randy Shannon is a great coach and a great person," said...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:48 AM
Shaken by a four-touchdown Orange Bowl loss to Stanford, Frank Beamer realigned his Virginia Tech coaching staff two years ago. But those changes were cosmetic compared to what should be done this offseason.
In short, the team of assistants directing...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 10:31 AM
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Now that Bobby Petrino is back in the coaching ranks, he wants to make the most of his second chance.
Petrino was introduced Monday as Western Kentucky's new head football coach. The 51-year-old was fired by Arkansas in...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:56 PM
BLACKSBURG — As a starting defensive back for a Bowl Subdivision program, one of the fundamental aspects of playing cornerback Antone Exum’s position is the ability to have a short memory of positive and negative events in games.
| Dec 24, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Only five programs have had longer bowl streaks than Virginia Tech's 20-year run of postseason appearances, but those five programs all climbed to the highest peak in college football during their bowl runs, while Tech is still in search of its first...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 10:38 AM
As No. 1 Notre Dame prepares to play 2nd-ranked Alabama, it's not the first time these two schools have played for the national championship in college football.
Turn back the page to December 31, 1973, the #3 Fighting Irish beat the #1 Crimson Tide,...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:53 AM
Wednesday’s print column mentioned the ACC’s 0-10 record this football season against non-conference opponents ranked among the Associated Press’ top 25 at kickoff. Here are the grim details:
Boston College lost to No. 4 Notre Dame,...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 6:07 AM
One look at Virginia Tech’s future football schedules online told you when athletic director Jim Weaver preferred to play Notre Dame. The Hokies’ lone opening in the next three years was in 2015.
Instead, the ACC scheduled Tech to play at...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:36 PM
NEW YORK -- Knile Davis hopes his NFL career mirrors his sophomore season in college.
The Kansas City Chiefs selected the former all-Southeastern Conference running-back from Arkansas with the 96th overall selection in the third round. He was the first...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:13 PM
For the first time since 1959-61, ACC basketball has gone three consecutive years without a Final Four representative. Only four league teams made the tournament, fewer than the Mountain West, Pacific 12 and Atlantic 10, and the conference’s lone...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 9:29 AM
Five bowls are credentialed to attend Saturday’s Virginia Tech-Virginia game. That a handful of postseason scouts deem it necessary to observe the 5-6 Hokies on Thanksgiving weekend speaks volumes.
Indeed, it’s been a peculiar year not...