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What does Virginia Tech do at quarterback?

Mark Leal has been a sort of quarterback-in-waiting at Virginia Tech, biding his time behind 2014 fourth-round NFL draft pick Logan Thomas the past three years, holding the clipboard, taking second-team snaps, always at the ready, just in case.

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Video: Virginia Tech looks for a new quarterback

Virginia Tech football insider Wes McElroy joins ACCDN host Jeff Fischel to talk Hokies spring football. McElroy gives the candidates to replace Logan Thomas at quarterback, explains the holes on the defense’s front 7, plus more!

Chris Graham: Tech fans serenade Virginia with ‘Ten More Years!’ chant

You want to see something positive from Virginia’s 16-6 loss to Virginia Tech on Saturday. You want to because moral victories are all you can try to conjure up if you’re on the UVa. side, and your program has just lost its 10th straight to its in-state rival.

This one goes to 10: Virginia Tech wins slugfest with UVa., 16-6

Virginia Tech scored on four first-half possessions, and then won a war of attrition in a scoreless second half to take down Virginia, 16-6, on Saturday in Scott Stadium, extending the Hokies’ winning streak in the series to 10 games.

Postgame Blog: #UVavsVirginiaTech football

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham is live at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville for today’s ACC football matchup between UVa. and Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech (7-4, 4-3 ACC) enters the game with a nine-game winning streak agaiust their in-state rival. Virginia (2-9, 0-7 ACC) has lost eight straight in 2013 and is wrapping its sixth losing season in its last eight, including its third in four season under coach Mike London.

UVa., Virginia Tech both have quarterback problems

Remember when Logan Thomas was a sure-fire first-round NFL draft pick? Thomas had a banner year as a sophomore at Virginia Tech, when he threw for 3,013 yards and accounted for 30 touchdowns. Hard as it is to believe, Thomas’ numbers two years later are not that much better than the much-maligned David Watford at UVa.

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Chris Graham: Why has Virginia Tech football come back to the pack?

Eight straight 10-win seasons, and 11 of 13. Seems like forever ago at Virginia Tech now, doesn’t it? And yet it was just two years ago when the Hokies were 11-1 and looking ahead to an ACC Championship Game rematch with Clemson. Since that point, Tech is just 14-12, and a key reason why is the running game.

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Maryland shocks Virginia Tech football, 27-24

C.J. Brown stretched out to touch the ball to the pylon on a 3-yard run in overtime to lift Maryland to a shocking 27-24 overtime win at Virginia Tech on Saturday. The loss puts a serious dent in Virginia Tech’s ACC title hopes. Virginia Tech (7-4, 4-3 ACC) needs a win at Virginia in its season finale in two weeks and still will need some help to get to Charlotte.

Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with the news media in advance of his team’s ACC game against Maryland on Saturday.

Virginia Tech has three named among ACC football players of the week

Virginia Tech and Duke each placed three players on the list of Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week honorees after their teams won important ACC games on Saturday.
Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas was named the ACC Offensive Back of the Week after leading the Hokies to a Coastal Division road win at 14th-ranked Miami.

Winners/Losers: Another College Football Saturday

WINNER: Florida State. The Seminoles’ football national-title hopes were improved dramatically when #3 Oregon lost at #5 Stanford on Thursday. Oregon was the team best poised to leapfrog FSU into the #2 position in the BCS down the stretch.

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Virginia Tech dominates #11 Miami, 42-24

Miami scored on its second play from scrimmage. Virginia Tech dominated from there, getting 408 total yards and no turnovers from quarterback Logan Thomas and another strong defensive effort en route to a surprisingly easy 42-24 win.

Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with the news media about his team’s upcoming ACC game at Boston College on Saturday

Duke shocks #14 Virginia Tech, 14-10

Duke converted just one third down. It was a fourth-down conversion that sealed the deal against Virginia Tech. The Blue Devils took a 13-0 third-quarter lead in Lane Stadium and then held off a late Hokie rally to post perhaps the biggest win in school history, 13-10, on Saturday.

Tech rally comes up short in Sugar in OT loss

An apparent go-ahead touchdown catch by Danny Coale was overturned on replay. That’s when things started going downhill for Virginia Tech. Third-string kicker Justin Myer missed on a 37-yard field-goal attempt after making his first four tries, and Michigan’s Brendan Gibbons nailed a 37-yarder moments later to lift the Wolverines to a 23-20 overtime win […]

Thomas named backup QB at Tech

Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer announced Monday that redshirt freshman Logan Thomas has been named the No. 2 quarterback behind senior Tyrod Taylor. Redshirt sophomore Ju-Ju Clayton will be the No. 3 signal-caller. “We’re fortunate to have two quality backups at quarterback, both of whom are at a stage that they can go in […]