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Virginia Tech football: Michael Brewer cleared to practice, game-time decision vs. N.C. State

Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Brewer has been cleared to practice and will be a game-time decision for the Hokies’ key ACC game Friday night against N.C. State.


Virginia Tech QB Michael Brewer: ‘More comfortable’ in year two

This time last year, Michael Brewer wasn’t entirely sure what Tech he was playing for. The Texas Tech transfer was still getting used to the word Virginia emblazoned across his chest, among a lot of other things – new teammates, coaches, offensive schemes.


Interview: Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Brewer

Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Brewer talks with reporters at the 2015 ACC Football Kickoff in Pinehurst, N.C.


Virginia Tech dominates second half, dispatches Cincinnati in Military Bowl, 33-17

Virginia Tech turned a close Military Bowl into a rout with a strong second half that turned on a defensive touchdown that helped lift the Hokies to a 33-17 win over Cincinnati on Saturday.


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Virginia Tech rallies late, defeats UVA, 24-20, extends winning streak to 11

Virginia Tech used a late scoring drive to escape frigid Lane Stadium with a 24-20 win over UVA here Friday night. The win was the 11th straight for Tecgh over the Cavaliers and keeps the Hokies’ bowl streak intact at 22 years.


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GameDay Preview: Can UVA football break long, long losing streak to Virginia Tech?

It will be 28 degrees in Blacksburg at 8 p.m. Friday. The good weather news for UVA football is that wind isn’t supposed to be a factor. The National Weather Service forecast is for light winds, less than 5 mph.


Scott German: Smashmouth key to UVA, Virginia Tech football clash

November 29th, 2003. An important date in UVA football history. The last time the Cavaliers’ tasted victory against in-state rival Virginia Tech. seniors on this year’s squad were about 12 years old.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Tuesday. Virginia Tech (5-6, 2-5 ACC) hosts UVA (5-6, 3-4 ACC) on Friday at 8 p.m.


Virginia Tech upsets #21 Duke, 17-16

Virginia Tech turned three Duke turnovers into 17 points, and the Hokies escaped with a 17-16 win in Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, N.C., on Saturday.


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Reeling Virginia Tech Hokies drop third straight, Boston College wins, 33-31

Virginia Tech rallied from a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to take the lead, but Tyler Murphy ran 57 yards for a touchdown on a third-down play with 2:59 to go to lift the Eagles to a 33-31 win.


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Press Conference: Virginia Tech Hokies football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech Hokies football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Monday. Virginia Tech (4-4, 1-3 ACC) hosts Boston College (5-3, 2-2 ACC) Saturday at 12:30 p.m.


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Miami grinds turnover-prone Virginia Tech, 30-6

Duke Johnson ran for 249 yards, the Miami defense held Virginia Tech scoreless until the final two minutes, and the Hurricanes dominated the Hokies in a 30-6 win in ACC football action in Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Va., Thursday night.


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Pitt holds off late Virginia Tech rally, wins in ACC, 21-16

Pitt dominated on the ground, gaining 210 yards and holding Virginia Tech to a season-low 26, and the Panthers held off a late Hokies rally to post a 21-16 win in ACC football action in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Thursday night.


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Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters on Monday. The Hokies (4-2, 1-1 ACC) travel to Pitt (3-3, 1-1 ACC) for a game on Thursday night.


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Breaking down Virginia Tech-UNC: Who survives to compete in ACC title race?

Both Virginia Tech and North Carolina enter their matchup Saturday at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C., with an ACC loss. One will leave with a second loss, and almost assuredly will see its chance to play for the ACC title in Charlotte in December come to an end.


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Virginia Tech holds off upset-minded Western Michigan, 35-17

Virginia Tech looked to bounce back against Western Michigan after losing its last two games. Michael Brewer helped the team do just that, throwing two touchdowns and going 14 for 32 for 178 yards in the 35-17 win.


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Georgia Tech rallies, stuns Virginia Tech, 27-24

Harrison Butker kicked a 24-yard field goal as time expired to complete a dramatic fourth-quarter comeback that gave Georgia Tech a 27-24 win over Virginia Tech in Blacksburg on Saturday.


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ECU upsets #17 Virginia Tech, 28-21

East Carolina was on the verge of blowing Virginia Tech out of Lane Stadium, but the Hokies came all the way back from a 21-0 first-quarter deficit to tie the game with 1:20 to go, only to give it up in the final seconds on a 1-yard quarterback sneak by Shane Carden as the Pirates upset #17 Virginia Tech, 28-21, on Saturday.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with reporters. Virginia Tech (2-0) hosts East Carolina (1-1) in Blacksburg, Va., on Saturday.


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Upset Special! Virginia Tech shocks #8 Ohio State, 35-21

More than 108,000 fans at Ohio Stadium turned eerily silent, save for a small section wearing maroon and orange, when a Donovan Riley interception return for a touchdown sealed a 35-21 upset win for Virginia Tech over eighth-ranked Ohio State Saturday night.


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Can Virginia Tech upset Ohio State? Oh, yeah

Virginia Tech football had this Saturday circled on its calendar from the moment the 2014 schedule was released earlier this year. Ohio State, in the Horseshoe, a chance for the Hokies to get a program-defining road win against a national power.


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Virginia Tech talks big game at Ohio State

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer, quarterback Michael Brewer and cornerback Kendall Fuller talk to members of the media and preview this weekend’s big matchup against the Ohio State Buckeyes.


Winners and Losers: College football opening weekend

AFP editor Chris Graham breaks down the winners and losers in college football in Virginia from the opening weekend of the 2014 season.


Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham talks football on WKDW

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joined Kris Neil on “Country Club” on WKDW-900AM in Staunton, Va., this week to talk college football.


Is Virginia Tech vulnerable in William and Mary season opener?

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer made official over the weekend what a lot of us thought was inevitable in naming Texas Tech transfer Michael Brewer the starting quarterback for the Hokies’ opener with William and Mary this weekend.


Michael Brewer named Virginia Tech starting quarterback

Virginia Tech head football coach Frank Beamer announced Saturday that junior transfer Michael Brewer will lead the Hokies as starting quarterback in just one week against William & Mary.


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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.


Press Conference: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer talks with the media about spring practice.