| Feb 1, 2011
| 8:11 PM
Getting kids to sign a letter of intent to join your college football program takes more than just a slick haircut, a firm handshake and a smile. Nailing down recruits requires other qualities these days.
Successful college recruiters will have...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Sitting on his couch at home over the holidays, Virginia Tech's Dyrell Roberts was relegated to a football role he hoped he'd never have to play — armchair quarterback.
He had no choice.
Every time he stood up, he couldn't support himself...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 11:51 AM
For at least the next month or so, Tech wide receiver/kickoff returner Dyrell Roberts will have to be content standing on crutches on a sideline for Saturday games and weekday Tech practices, or chillin' on his couch with his left leg propped up. It's...
| Nov 13, 2010
| 6:58 PM
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – After seeing his defense give up early scores Saturday and get behind in the first quarter for the sixth time this season, Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster's mind started churning, searching for the adjustments that...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 11:42 AM
Now, we'll get a pretty good idea of exactly what Ryan Williams can offer No. 16 Tech's offense and special teams this season. His role just got a whole lot bigger.
Running back/kick returner David Wilson will miss Saturday's game at North Carolina due...
| Nov 6, 2010
| 2:56 PM
Just as Virginia Tech wide receiver Danny Coale was about to walk out of teammate Dyrell Roberts' room at Montgomery General Hospital in Blacksburg, Coale pulled Roberts' mother to the side to express his concern.
Roberts, a receiver/kick returner who...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 5:30 PM
BLACKSBURG – Though Virginia Tech got exactly what it needed Thursday night with a 28-21 win against Georgia Tech, the Hokies will have to finish their push to lock up the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division without the services of...
| Oct 23, 2010
| 3:26 PM
Even as Virginia Tech's players patted each other on the back after Saturday's 44-7 win against Duke, the last in a three-game sequence of overmatched opponents, it didn't take long for conversation to switch to the pressing matter of the all-important...
| Oct 16, 2010
| 8:19 PM
BLACKSBURG – When Virginia Tech's Logan Thomas heard the play come down Saturday from the coaches' box through the headset he was wearing on the sideline, it didn't register at first.
It was his moment – his chance to get in a game in a...
| Oct 16, 2010
| 6:15 PM
BLACKSBURG – After spending much of the first half of the season trying to unearth why his offense wasn't everything it was advertised as being before the season, Virginia Tech offensive coordinator Bryan Stinespring may have found some answers in a...
| Sep 25, 2010
| 3:22 PM
Chris Hazley kicked four second-half field goals Saturday in the Hokies' 19-0 victory, making him 8-for-9 this season.
"He's a good kicker," coach Frank Beamer said. "This is the fourth year in a row we've had a senior step in there (as the kicker)....