1. Latest Hoops News

    1. Virginia Tech basketball: Adam Smith brings confident scorer's mentality to Virginia Tech

      Explore dailypress.com (Oct 24 2013)

      Virginia Tech basketball: Adam Smith brings confident scorer's mentality to Virginia Tech

      Home > Sports > Virginia Tech Adam Smith brings confident scorer's mentality to Virginia Tech basketball * Email * print * Comments 0 * * * * Smith on what he can add to the team on and off the court, and the team depending on Jarell Eddie to be a leader By Norm Wood, nwood@dailypress.com 6:26 p.m. EDT, October 24, 2013 BLACKSBURG — Though he hasn't set foot on a basketball court in an Atlantic Coast Conference game yet, Virginia Tech's Adam Smith saw enough last season while sitting on the bench to know he's ready. If nothing else, the kid ...

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      Comment Mentions:   Blacksburg   Jarell Eddie   UNC Wilmington

    2. Virginia Tech Turns Leadership Reins Over To Freshman

      Explore Rush The Court (Oct 21 2013)

      Virginia Tech Turns Leadership Reins Over To Freshman

      Posted by Lathan Wells on October 21st, 2013 On October 17, Virginia Tech head coach James Johnson did something he’d never done in 22 years as either a head or assistant coach: He named a freshman his team captain. And this wasn’t one of those once-in-a-generation, program-altering freshman talents that was tapped to be the leader of a Hokies team in transition. This isn’t Carmelo Anthony at Syracuse, Kevin Durant at Texas, or even Andrew Wiggins at Kansas.

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      Comment Mentions:   Seth Greenberg   Kansas   Blacksburg

    3. Hokies hoping to push pace this year - Richmond Times-Dispatch: ACC

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      Comment Mentions:   Virginia Tech   ACC

    4. Freshman Ben Emelogu already proving to be a leader for Virginia Tech basketball

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      Freshman Ben Emelogu already proving to be a leader for Virginia Tech basketball

      CHARLOTTE — It started earlier this month as Virginia Tech’s Malik Mueller left practice one day. He just started singing on a whim, and fellow freshman Ben Emelogu couldn’t stop from joining in. Soon, the rest of the Hokies’ five-member 2013 recruiting class let their voices be heard.

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      Comment Mentions:   Blacksburg   University of Texas   Jarell Eddie

    5. Hokies coach singing freshman’s praises

      Explore Roanoke.com (Oct 15 2013)

      It hasn’t taken long for freshman Ben Emelogu to catch his coach’s attention. Emelogu is a contender to start at off-guard for the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team, which is in its third week of preseason practice. Coach James Johnson is already so high on Emelogu that he has named him a team captain. He also has decided to bring him to the ACC’s preseason media day today in Charlotte, N.C. “He’s got a chance to be a special kid,” Johnson said this week.

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      Comment Mentions:   Michigan   University of Texas   Jarell Eddie

    6. Freshmen figure to play large role on hardwood

      Explore CollegiateTimes.com (Oct 15 2013)

      Freshmen figure to play large role on hardwood

      The Virginia Tech men’s basketball team finished its second week of practice Friday afternoon with an open session followed by a scrimmage.

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      Comment Mentions:   Virginia Tech   C.J. Barksdale

    7. Mens Basketball to host Orange & Maroon Scrimmage Tonight

      Explore hokiesports.com (Oct 10 2013)

      Mens Basketball to host Orange & Maroon Scrimmage Tonight

      Event is free and open to the public

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      Comment Mentions:   Blacksburg   Boston College   Syracuse University

    8. Basketball looks to lean on depth in 2013

      Explore CollegiateTimes.com (Oct 2 2013)

      Basketball looks to lean on depth in 2013

      As the 2013-2014 college basketball season begins, the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team will have many questions to answer.

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      Comment Mentions:   Jarell Eddie   University of Alabama   UNC-Wilmington

    9. Hokies basketball notebook: Mueller, position battles and balance

      Explore CollegiateTimes.com (Oct 2 2013)

      Entering the 2013-14 season, the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team is facing an uphill journey.

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      Comment Mentions:   Jarell Eddie   Pittsburgh   Syracuse University

    10. Virginia Tech still seeking point guard

      Explore Roanoke.com (Oct 1 2013)

      BLACKSBURG — Cross off another candidate for the Virginia Tech starting point guard job. Tech men’s basketball coach James Johnson said Monday that freshman Malik Mueller is academically ineligible this season. The NCAA ruled that Mueller, who attended a boarding school in Germany, must sit out the season for not meeting the NCAA’s freshman eligibility requirements. “It came as a surprise to me,” Johnson said.

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      Comment Mentions:   Blacksburg   Jarell Eddie   UNC Wilmington

    11. Hokies freshman guard Malik Mueller ineligible this season - NCAA Basketball

      Explore Sporting News (Oct 1 2013)

      BLACKSBURG, Va. — Virginia Tech freshman Malik Mueller has been ruled ineligible to play this season. Hokies coach James Johnson says the NCAA ruled that Mueller, a native of Ehingen, Germany, has issues with initial eligibility requirements and that he could not be more specific. He says Mueller will remain on scholarship and be able to practice, and that he will have four years of eligibility remaining.

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      Comment Mentions:   Blacksburg   Virginia Tech   Erick Green

    12. VT basketball: Virginia Tech's backcourt gets thinner with loss of Malik Mueller

      Explore dailypress.com (Sep 30 2013)

      BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech's men's basketball program knew it wasn't going to get guard Donte Clark in the fold this season, but now it's also going to have to do without fellow freshman guard Malik Mueller. Mueller, a 6-foot-3 native of Ehringen, Germany, will have to sit out this season because of issues with initial academic eligibility requirements. He will receive grant-in-aid and will be able to practice this season with the team.

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      Comment Mentions:   Blacksburg   UNC-Wilmington   Virginia Tech

    13. Virginia Tech Lands Second Commitment Of 2014 Recruiting Class

      Explore Gobbler Country (Sep 16 2013)

      Virginia Tech Lands Second Commitment Of 2014 Recruiting Class

      The Virginia Tech Hokies basketball team landed their second commitment of the 2014 class this afternoon in Mobile, Alabama's McGill-Toolen High School wing T.J. Lang. And I have decided to play in the ACC and commit to Virginia Tech!! #hokies #HokieNation — ✈ TJ Lang ✈ (@HWGNF) September 16, 2013 #Hokies land another hoops recruit -- T.J. Lang, son of ex-Duke player Antonio Lang — Mark Berman (@BermanRoanoke) September 16, 2013 Lang, as was mentioned last night by perhaps the best Virginia Tech basketball source on Twitter, KipTJam, was announcing this afternoon after visiting the Hokies over the weekend: TJ Lang, '14 ...

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      Comment Mentions:   University of Alabama   University of Virginia   Virginia Tech

    14. Hokies hoops schedule reveals challenges for upcoming year

      Explore CollegiateTimes.com (Aug 26 2013)

      Hokies hoops schedule reveals challenges for upcoming year

      Last season, the first under head coach James Johnson, the Virginia Tech men’s basketball team started off hot, winning eight of their first nine games of the year.

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      Comment Mentions:   Blacksburg   West Virgina University   Michigan State

    15. Hokies announce 2013-14 men's basketball schedule

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      Hokies announce 2013-14 men's basketball schedule

      Appearance in the Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic and new ACC opponents highlight schedule

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      Comment Mentions:   University of Miami   Blacksburg   Michigan

    16. Virginia Tech basketball schedule for 2013-14 released

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      Virginia Tech basketball schedule for 2013-14 released

      <p> The Virginia Tech men’s basketball program is coming off a second straight finish at the bottom of the ACC standings, and life won’t get any easier after the Hokies lost point guard Erick Green, the nation’s leading scorer in 2012-13, to graduation. Plus, the ACC gets tougher with the addition of Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame this season. </p> Read full article &gt;&gt;

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      Comment Mentions:   University of Miami   Blacksburg   Michigan

    17. Hokies Left Out Of The ACC-Big Ten Challenge

      Explore Gobbler Country (May 8 2013)

      Hokies Left Out Of The ACC-Big Ten Challenge

      The ACC announced earlier today that the Virginia Tech basketball program would be one of three left out of the annual ACC-Big Ten Challenge that pits schools from each conference against each other in the attempt to build tournament résumé games and showcase their elite squads against those from the other conference. The 15th Annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge Matchups Announced. #B1GACC Challenge will include 12 games played on Dec 3, 4. ow.ly/kPV30 — The ACC (@theACC) May 8, 2013 The Hokies, alongside of Clemson and Wake Forest were the three who did not qualify for the challenge ...

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      Comment Mentions:   Clemson University   University of Nebraska   University of Virginia

    18. Virginia Tech: Can't Beat Miami Following Their Recent Formula

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      Virginia Tech: Can't Beat Miami Following Their Recent Formula

      There is Only One Way Virginia Tech Can Contend With No. 14 Miami on Wednesday 52 mins ago by Brian Swanson Text this article to a friend Joshua S. Kelly – USA TODAY Sports The shooting woes of Virginia Tech, and more specifically those of Robert Brown, need to be emphasized by head coach James Johnson if they have any chance of challenging No. 14 Miami on Wednesday Jan. 30. The Hokies have struggled as of late dropping seven of their last ten games. A large part of this fall-out is the terrible

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      Comment Mentions:   University of Miami   Jarell Eddie   Virginia Tech

    19. Virginia Tech basketball: Hokies need Robert Brown, Jarell Eddie to emerge as scoring threats

      Explore washingtonpost.com (Oct 26 2012)

      Virginia Tech basketball: Hokies need Robert Brown, Jarell Eddie to emerge as scoring threats

      There is no doubt which player will lead Virginia Tech basketball this season. After earning second team all-ACC honors, point guard Erick Green will have the ball in his hands more than any other Hokies player in an offense that was designed for him to shoulder scoring and play-making responsibilities. Read full article >>

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      Comment Mentions:   Seth Greenberg   Blacksburg   Jarell Eddie

    20. Virginia Tech basketball: Freshman Marshall Wood turning heads in preseason practices

      Explore washingtonpost.com (Oct 24 2012)

      The best statistics following Virginia Tech’s intrasquad scrimmage this past weekend mostly came from the expected sources. Point guard Erick Green and forward Cadarian Raines led the team in scoring, and forwards Jarell Eddie and C.J. Barksdale each finished with double-doubles. Read full article >>

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      Comment Mentions:   Seth Greenberg   Jarell Eddie   Cadarian Raines

  2. Recent Articles for NFL Scouting Combine

    1. ESPN's McShay: NFL opinions split on Logan Thomas

      Explore HamptonRoads.com (Oct 29 2013)

      ESPN's McShay: NFL opinions split on Logan Thomas

      Just like Virginia Tech's fan base, there's a segment of NFL scouts who aren't sold on Logan Thomas' potential at the next level, but according to ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay, there are still plenty who think highly of the Hokies' senior quarterback.

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      Comment Mentions:   Duke   Auburn University   University of Alabama

    2. Fuller, Painter receive chance to play at the next level

      Explore CollegiateTimes.com (Apr 29 2013)

      Fuller, Painter receive chance to play at the next level

      Just as the 2012 football season dragged on for many Hokie fans, it seemed that this year’s NFL Draft did the same.

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      Comment Mentions:   Kansas   Danny Coale   University of Virginia

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  2. 2013 Virginia Tech Football Schedule

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    Date Opponent Score
    8/31, 5:30PM Alabama L 35-10
    9/7, TBD Western Carolina W 45-3
    9/14, Noon @East Carolina W 15-10
    9/21, Noon Marshall W 29-21
    9/26, 7:30pm @Georgia Tech W 17-10
    10/5, 12:30pm UNC W 27-17
    10/12, Noon Pitt W 19-9
    10/26, 3:30 Duke L 10-13
    11/2, Noon @BC
    11/9, 7:30pm @Miami
    11/16, TBA Maryland
    11/30, TBA @Virginia
    12/7, TBA ACC Championship
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  1. Latest Gridiron News

    1. Hokies Release Spring Roster And Other Spring Practice Odds and Ends

      Explore Gobbler Country (Mar 26 2014)

      Hokies Release Spring Roster And Other Spring Practice Odds and Ends

      A collection of links of interest. Here's a look at a handful of odds and ends with a lot of things going on heading into spring football practice. -Virginia Tech released its spring football roster without any unexpected changes. -As Andy Bitter of the Roanoke Times reports, there will be three open scrimmages in the weeks leading up to the Maroon-White game on April 26.

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      Comment Mentions:   Bill Roth   Ohio State University   Virginia Tech

    2. Kyle Fuller named Bednarik Award semifinalist

      Explore hokiesports.com (Oct 29 2013)

      Kyle Fuller named Bednarik Award semifinalist

      Senior one of 16 to make the cut

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      Comment Mentions:   Wisconsin   University of Texas   Duke

    3. Hokies football: Virginia Tech has to move on after Duke provides reality check

      Explore dailypress.com (Oct 29 2013)

      Hokies football: Virginia Tech has to move on after Duke provides reality check

      Team moping eventually gave way to a turn-the-page attitude when talk of Saturday's game at Boston College (3-4 overall, 1-3 ACC) started amongst the players, but any dreamy discussion of a highly unlikely run at a national championship (yes, such muttering really did exist before the Duke game, according to Tech linebacker Tariq Edwards) was gone for good. None of what he saw from his team in its first practice session after the loss surprised Tech coach Frank Beamer.

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      Comment Mentions:   Frank Beamer   University of Miami   Boston College

    4. Tuesday Morning Takeaways: Dissecting the offense's ineptitude

      Explore CollegiateTimes.com (Oct 28 2013)

      Tuesday Morning Takeaways: Dissecting the offense's ineptitude

      A bye week can be rejuvenating or disruptive for a football team, and the Hokies seemed all out of sorts against Duke after their week off.

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      Comment Mentions:   Frank Beamer   West Virgina University   Duke

    5. HokieHaven.com - Righting The Hokies' Wrongs

      Explore Virginia Tech Hokies Football (Oct 28 2013)

      Righting The Hokies' Wrongs Jason Stamm HokieHaven.com Publisher Related Links: Deshawn McClease's Return VT VisitBeamer Hoping For Bounceback Talk about it in The Gobbler Sign-up for HokieHaven.com Wireless Text Alerts sent right to your cell phone! For three games in a row, senior quarterback Logan Thomas had not thrown an interception. He began the season with six interceptions in the first four games.

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      Comment Mentions:   Boston College   Virginia Tech   Logan Thomas

    6. Tech looks to bounce back as it ships up to Boston College

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      Tech looks to bounce back as it ships up to Boston College

      Hokies and Eagles to meet at noon inside Alumni Stadium

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      Comment Mentions:   University of Georgia   Boston College   Fresno State

    7. Fuller second Virginia Tech DB to win True Freshman of the Week

      Explore 247sports.com (Oct 28 2013)

      Fuller second Virginia Tech DB to win True Freshman of the Week

      Mixed in the ashes of a disappointing 13-10 home loss to Duke on Saturday, Virginia Tech can find some things to be excited about. At the top of that list is the future of the Virginia Tech defense, specifically true freshman cornerback Kendall Fuller. Fuller was making his first start on Saturday as the boundary cornerback. Prior to Saturday, he had been Virginia Tech’s starting nickel defender.

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      Comment Mentions:   Blacksburg   Houston   University of Texas

    8. When Experience Fails

      Explore The Key Play (Oct 28 2013)

      When Experience Fails

      It's Sunday morning here in Abingdon, and after a night of grinding teeth and muttering curse words in my sleep, I awoke to find the film of the Duke game sitting in my inbox. The loss was not just critical in the current chase for the Coastal Division title, but is perhaps even more damaging to program perception. Even though Duke is a vastly improved football team, nationally they are regarded as a traditionally weak program.

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      Comment Mentions:   Boston College   Duke   University of North Carolina

    9. Boston College Vs. Virginia Tech: Eagles Open As A 4.5-Point Home Underdog Vs. Hokies

      Explore BC Interruption (Oct 27 2013)

      Boston College Vs. Virginia Tech: Eagles Open As A 4.5-Point Home Underdog Vs. Hokies

      The opening week 10 college football lines are out, with the Wynn Las Vegas installing Boston College (3-4, 1-3 ACC) as a 4.5-point home underdog this weekend against Virginia Tech (6-2, 3-1 ACC). That line is actually down slightly from a year ago, where the Eagles opened as a 8.5-point home underdog, a point spread that got to BC +10 at kickoff. Boston College lost to Virginia Tech, 30-23, in overtime to drop to 2-9, 1-6 ACC.

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      Comment Mentions:   Blacksburg   Boston College   Duke

    10. Kyle Fuller named Thorpe Award semifinalist

      Explore hokiesports.com (Oct 27 2013)

      Kyle Fuller named Thorpe Award semifinalist

      Senior one of 15 to make the cut

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      Comment Mentions:   Louisville   Oregon   University of Florida

    11. Virginia Tech Falls Out Of Both AP And USA Today Coaches' Polls After Loss To Duke

      Explore Gobbler Country (Oct 27 2013)

      Virginia Tech Falls Out Of Both AP And USA Today Coaches' Polls After Loss To Duke

      After climbing to No. 16 and No. 19 in the AP and USA Today Coaches' Polls respectively last week, each ranking a high-water mark on the season, Virginia Tech dropped out of both polls this week in the wake of their loss to unranked Duke. They did, however, receive votes in both polls. The Hokies had been ranked for three weeks, reappearing in the polls for the first time in 19 weeks after a 27-17 win against North Carolina on October 5th.

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      Comment Mentions:   University of North Carolina   Virginia Tech

    12. As expected, Duke loss drops Hokies from both polls

      Explore HamptonRoads.com (Oct 27 2013)

      As expected, Duke loss drops Hokies from both polls

      The Hokies fell out of both the Associated Press and USA Today coaches polls on Sunday. They had gotten up to No. 16 in the AP and No 19 in the coaches last week. Follow me on Twitter and Facebook. Tech (6-2, 3-1 ACC) finished in the "others receiving votes" category of the coaches poll, getting 53 points, which puts it 27th. The Hokies got 20 points in the AP poll, which puts them 31st. The ACC still has three ranked teams. Florida State is No. 3 in both polls. Miami is No.

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      Comment Mentions:   University of Miami   Duke   Auburn University

    13. Know the opponent: Virginia Tech Hokies

      Explore Blue Devil Nation (Oct 25 2013)

      Know the opponent: Virginia Tech Hokies

      The Blue Devils are seeking bowl eligibility as they look for their 6th win in Blacksburg this weekend. After a slow start, the Hokies find themselves at 6-1 and tied atop the ACC Coastal Division. To give us an inside look at the Hokies this week, we welcome in Norm Wood of the Daily Press in Newport News, Virginia. Norm has been an ACC media veteran, covering the Virginia Tech and Virginia sports beat since 2000 for the Daily Press.

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      Comment Mentions:   Frank Beamer   Blacksburg   Duke

    14. Duke Football: Five Things Duke Must Do To Beat Virginia Tech - Tobacco Road Rivalries

      Explore Tobacco Road Rivalries (Oct 25 2013)

      Duke football travels to Blacksburg Virginia on Saturday to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies who are still undefeated in... read more

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      Comment Mentions:   Duke

    15. Game 8: Duke Predictions

      Explore The North End Zone (Oct 25 2013)

      Ok, this has to be quick.  The Sox are losing in the 8th and I need to finish watching this game.  Hit the jump.  Oh yeah, we're playing... A new post has been uploaded to The North End Zone www.thenorthendzone.com

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      Comment Mentions:   West Virgina University   University of Texas   Duke

    16. Special teams improving at all levels

      Explore CollegiateTimes.com (Oct 24 2013)

      Special teams improving at all levels

      Despite being often overlooked, special teams is just as significant to the success of Virginia Tech football as offense and defense.

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      Comment Mentions:   Frank Beamer   Pittsburgh   University of North Carolina

    17. Tech's defense prepares for Duke's dual quarterback threat

      Explore CollegiateTimes.com (Oct 24 2013)

      Tech's defense prepares for Duke's dual quarterback threat

      When Peyton Manning endorses an offensive coach, it carries significant weight.

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      Comment Mentions:   Frank Beamer   Blacksburg   Duke

    18. Exum's return bolsters secondary against Duke

      Explore CollegiateTimes.com (Oct 24 2013)

      Exum's return bolsters secondary against Duke

      After a nine month hiatus, all signs are pointing to Antone Exum’s return this Saturday against the Duke Blue Devils at Lane Stadium.

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      Comment Mentions:   Frank Beamer   Duke   University of Alabama

    19. Whip linebackers change, but results stay the same

      Explore CollegiateTimes.com (Oct 24 2013)

      Whip linebackers change, but results stay the same

      The whip linebacker position is one of those specialized hybrid roles Bud Foster loves.

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      Comment Mentions:   Blacksburg   Oregon   Duke

    20. Hokies' offense finds success in unusual places

      Explore CollegiateTimes.com (Oct 24 2013)

      Hokies' offense finds success in unusual places

      After the Virginia Tech Hokies' season opener against the Alabama Crimson Tide, in which running back Trey Edmunds ran for 132 yards while quarterback Logan Thomas completed just 19 percent of his passes, the common sentiment was that the Hokies would need to rely on their running game this season.

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      Comment Mentions:   University of North Carolina   University of Alabama   Virginia Tech