Tag: bobby bowden

Bud Foster: Virginia Tech defensive coordinator at a career crossroads

Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster will be 60 when the five-year extension reported last week comes to an end. What we can extrapolate from that is that Foster is now officially a Hokie-for-Life.


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Former UVA football coach George Welsh named ACC Legend

Former UVA head coach George Welsh was announced by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Thursday as one of its Class of 2014 Legends for the 10th annual Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game.


Virginia Tech, and Frank Beamer, in unfamiliar underdog role

From the questions that were being asked, you’d think that Virginia Tech football was on a streak of losing seasons or something.


Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher talks business

A reporter at the ACC Football Kickoff this week was trying to put Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher on the spot about the money being spent on upgrades to the program’s football facilities.


Sports Beat: Florida State wins national title, ACC’s first since 2000

#1 Florida State defeated #2 Auburn 34-31 in the BCS National Championship Game Monday night, returning the ACC to the national-title picture for the first time since FSU defeated then-Big East member Virginia Tech for the 2000 championship.


Chris Graham: Florida State and nothing else? Not hardly

Washington Post columnist John Feinstein seems to think that ACC football is Florida State and the 13 Dwarfs. Um, John, hate to break this to you, but … you’re showing no respect at all for Miami and Virginia Tech in that assessment.


Florida State: Ch-ch-ch-ch-anges

Florida State at Virginia: Oct. 2 Change is the order of the day at Florida State. “We changed our offseason workout program,” said first-year head coach Jimbo Fisher, who takes over for the legendary Bobby Bowden after a subpar 7-6 season in Tallahassee in 2009, beginning the list of changes instituted by Fisher since assuming […]


ACC football press conference quotes

Staff Report Frank Spaziani – Boston College Opening statement: By now, the freshman (Dave Shinskie) is not a freshman and he has played and has the experience. One thing that happened (Saturday) is that, as a team, the line is moving forward but we still have some injuries that are falling backwards. We are a […]


FSU’s Ponder out for season

Florida State redshirt junior quarterback Christian Ponder, who leads the Atlantic Coast Conference in passing and total offense, will miss the remainder of the season with a right shoulder injury that will require surgery. “Christian suffered a grade-3 right shoulder AC (acromioclavicular) separation,” FSU director of sports medicine Randy Oravetz said. “It has been determined […]