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Dec 28, 2012

Virginia Tech Comes Back To Trump Rutgers In Overtime

Virginia Tech completed its 20th consecutive winning season with a 13-10 overtime victory over Rutgers in the 2012 Russell Athletic Bowl. The Hokies rallied from a 10-0 deficit to tie the game in the fourth quarter before Cody Journell’s field goal in overtime gave them their first lead of the game. They sealed the victory when Rutgers kicker Nick Borgese missed a 42-yard field goal attempt in the Scarlet Knights’ overtime possession.   With the win, the Hokies ended a two-game losing […]

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Dec 28, 2012

Antone Exum, Virginia Tech Outlast Rutgers

Nobody had a better week than Virginia Tech cornerback Antone Exum. Earlier this week Exum gave his Best Buy gift cards to three kids in need and gained national attention. ESPN, CBS and many other media outlets praised his actions. He was a star at the Give Kids the World Village dancing and playing games with the children. And now he’s the 2012 Russell Athletic Bowl MVP after Virginia Tech defeated Rutgers 13-10 in overtime. “Words can’t explain how happy I […]

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Dec 26, 2012

Virginia Tech and Rutgers Give Back

Virginia Tech and Rutgers gave back to the Central Florida community at the Give Kids the World Village Wednesday morning. “Sometimes you go through life and don’t understand what else is going on out there, so I think it gives everybody a great appreciation for what they’ve got and what they can give to other people, making them happy for a day,” Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer said.  During the two-hour visit, players danced with the kids, played basketball […]

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Dec 22, 2012

Unit Breakdown: Virginia Tech Offense

Here’s a look at the Hokies offense, which has struggled at times in 2012.  National Rankings: 71st Total Offense 78th Scoring Offense 61st Passing Offense 64th Rushing Offense Atlantic Coast Conference Rankings: 9th Total Offense 8th Scoring Offense 9th Passing Offense 5th Rushing Offense Virginia Tech relied heavily on their defense this year, as the offense was 80th in the country in points per game.  They have a primarily young offensive core with 27 freshmen.  Team Statistics: 37 touchdowns 1893 […]

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Dec 07, 2012

Virginia Tech Weekend Links

Thomas, Journell carryHokies past UVa, into postseason Tech’s goal: to walk away as winners University presidents commit to ACC unity The difference between 6-7 and 7-6? A lot, say VirginiaTech’s players With 20th straight bowl bid, Tech puts itself in a rare club

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Dec 02, 2012

Virginia Tech To Meet Rutgers In Russell Athletic Bowl

The Virginia Tech Hokies and Rutgers Scarlet Knights have been selected to play in this year’s Russell Athletic Bowl. Set to take place December 28 from Orlando’s Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium, the game will kick off at 5:30 p.m. and be televised nationally by ESPN.  Virginia Tech is bowl-eligible for an impressive 20th-straight season and makes its first appearance in an Orlando bowl game. Head coach Frank Beamer is the winningest-active and longest-tenured coach in the Football Bowl Subdivision. QB […]

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Nov 27, 2012

Selection Snapshot: Virginia Tech Hokies

Even in a “down” year, the Hokies continued their streak of bowl eligibility. Frank Beamer’s teams always prove dangerous with an extra month to prepare. Record: 6-6 Record vs. Bowl-Eligible Teams (6-6 or better): 3-4* Key Wins: vs. Duke (41-20), vs. Georgia Tech (20-17 OT) Key Losses: @ Pittsburgh (35-17), vs. Cincinatti (27-24) Last Bowl Appearance: 2012 Allstate Sugar Bowl vs. Michigan Last Orlando Bowl Appearance: None * – The Hokies other two losses came to Miami and UNC, who […]

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Aug 22, 2012

2012 ACC Previews: Virginia Tech with Gobbler Country

We’re previewing the college football season with help from SBNation.com. Today, Chris Hatcher from Gobbler Country talks Virginia Tech. VT has been the ACC’s only “elite” program (Top 10 rankings, multiple championships, multiple BCS appearances) since the conference expanded to 12 teams. The Hokies look to extend their FBS-leading eight-year streak of 10+ wins by navigating a schedule that includes road trips to UNC and Clemson. A Thursday night home matchup with Florida State in November may be a preview […]

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Nov 22, 2011

Virginia Tech at Virginia is the Champs Sports Bowl Game Of The Week

This season, pick who you think will win the Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week and WIN! Answer the question on the Capital One Bowl Facebook page before Saturday’s game. If you pick correctly, you’ll be entered into a drawing to win two tickets to the Capital One Bowl on January 2, 2012! Virginia Tech leads series, 50-37-5 (Last meeting: Nov. 27, 2010: Virginia Tech 37, Virginia 7) After 12 weeks, the ACC Coastal division championship has come down to one […]

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Nov 07, 2011

Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech is the Champs Sports Bowl Game Of The Week

This season, pick who you think will win the Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week and WIN! Answer the question on the Capital One Bowl Facebook page before Saturday’s game. If you pick correctly, you’ll be entered into a drawing to win two tickets to the Capital One Bowl on January 2, 2012! Virginia Tech leads series 5-3-0 (Last meeting: Nov. 4, 2010: Virginia Tech 28, Georgia Tech 21) ACC power Virginia Tech clashes with conference rival Georgia Tech Thursday in […]

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