Al Groh once said his goal before each game was to game-plan a way to score more points than the other team. His horrid defense at Georgia Tech didn’t allow coach Paul Johnson to game-plan enough points from his prolific triple-option attack to win, so he decided Monday to let Groh go.
AugustaFreePress.com editor Chris Graham talks sports on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va., on Sept. 25, 2012.
AugustaFreePress.com editor Chris Graham talks sports with WREL-1450AM on Sept. 18, 2012.
AugustaFreePress.com editor Chris Graham talks sports with Jim Bresnahan, the host of “Online with Jim Bresnahan” on WREL-1450AM in Lexington, Va. The topics today include a wrap of the weekend in college football, a sneak peek at the opening of the NFL season and the ongoing saga involving Washington Nationals’ ace Stephen Strasburg.
Logan Thomas only had 44 seconds to keep Virginia Tech’s ACC title hopes from possibly being extinguished in the season opener. After struggling most of the night, Thomas drove the Hokies into field-goal range in the waning moments. Cody Journell, who had missed a 38-yarder earlier in the game, was perfect on the try from 41 yards to send the game to overtime, where another Journell field goal, this one from 18 yards, proved the difference in a 20-17 win over Georgia Tech Monday night.
Michael Rocco will get the ball as the starting quarterback at Virginia, winning a tough three-man battle with Alabama transfer Phillip Sims and last year’s backup, David Watford
The Atlantic Coast Conference announced today Virginia’s first three games of the 2012 football season will be televised and the game times are now set for those contests