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Press Conference: Miami players Duke Johnson, Denzel Perryman

ACC Football Kickoff interviews with Miami football players Duke Johnson and Denzel Perryman.


ECU downs JMU baseball, 4-2

Three East Carolina pitchers combined to strike out nine and limit JMU to one earned run in a 4-2 victory on Sunday afternoon in a non-conference baseball game at Clark-LeClair Stadium.


JMU baseball loses opener at East Carolina, 6-5

Pinch runner Garrett Brooks raced home with the winning run on a throwing error in the bottom of the ninth inning as East Carolina defeated James Madison 6-5 in the season opener for both squads on Friday afternoon at Clark-LeClair Stadium.


Hammer, Meet Nail

Tech rolls to seventh straight over UVa. with 37-7 drubbing The gap between the football programs at Virginia and Virginia Tech was made obvious again on Saturday, on and off the field. The Hokies won their seventh straight in the series and 11th in the last 12 in typical dominating fashion, 37-7. “They are the […]


Hammer, Meet Nail

Tech rolls to seventh straight over UVa. with 37-7 drubbing The gap between the football programs at Virginia and Virginia Tech was made obvious again on Saturday, on and off the field. The Hokies won their seventh straight in the series and 11th in the last 12 in typical dominating fashion, 37-7. “They are the […]


Tech’s Williams, Grimm named to All-America teams

Sporting News puts Williams on third team; Grimm earns third-team AP honors Staff Report Virginia Tech sports: www.hokiesports.com Virginia Tech freshman tailback Ryan Williams has been named a third-team All-American by Sporting News, and senior linebacker Cody Grimm was named a third-team All-American by the Associated Press, in voting announced on Tuesday. Williams, from Manassas, […]


Williams named rookie of the year, Johnson tapped as coach of the year

  Staff Report ACC sports: www.theacc.com More than 1,500 yards rushing, nine 100-yard games and 20 touchdowns. Was there any doubt that Ryan Williams was going to be named ACC Rookie of the Year? “This something that is totally unexpected, but feels great,” Williams said upon getting the news today. “I have to give a […]


VT’s Williams among ACC players of the week

  Staff Report ACC sports: www.theacc.com Virginia Tech freshman running back Ryan Williams—this week’s Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the Week—scored four touchdowns against Virginia to tie the ACC single-season record for rushing touchdowns and set the ACC freshman record for scores, while Wake Forest senior quarterback Riley Skinner had a career day in his […]


VT’s Williams a Doak Walker semifinalist

Virginia Tech freshman running back Ryan Williams was among the 10 semifinalists for the Doak Walker Award named today. Williams is one of two freshmen on the semifinalist list and one of three ACC players on the list. He has rushed for 1,109 yards and has 11 total touchdowns this year. He is ninth nationally […]


Friday Morning Quarterback | Tech gets back off the schneid

PLUS: Ryan Williams comes back in style He had three yards on his first four carries, and ESPN analyst Lou Holtz was saying he was running tentative after his late fumble cost the Hokies in their 20-17 loss to UNC last week. Williams promptly busted off a 46-yard, three-broken-tackle run, and ended the night with […]


Williams gets starting nod at tailback for Tech

Virginia Tech head football coach Frank Beamer, along with running backs coach Billy Hite, announced Thursday that redshirt freshman Ryan Williams (Manassas, Va.) has earned the starting job at tailback for Saturday’s season opener against Alabama in Atlanta.