Fans who attended the Virginia Tech-North Carolina game certainly got their money’s worth Saturday evening. The Hokies themselves actually got much, much more.
After winning two in a row, Virginia Tech can get back into the thick of the ACC Coastal Division race on Saturday when North Carolina visits Lane Stadium.
Three weeks and a quarterback change appear to have made a significant impact for Virginia Tech.
Tight ends accounted for eight of the 10 completions the Hokies had last week with former Union High School standout James Mitchell catching three passes for 75 yards, the long a 67-yarder.
Deshawn McClease’s 3-yard run with 1:03 remaining capped a wild back-and-forth final few minutes, Dalton Keene caught three touchdown passes and Virginia Tech held on to beat Miami 42-35 on Saturday.
Miami defensive lineman Trevon Hill remembers the day he started seeing the Hurricanes in a different light. It was Nov. 4, 2017, Virginia Tech at Miami, a prime-time showdown between a pair of ranked ACC teams.
A bye week gave Virginia Tech a chance to let some bruises heal, do some self-scouting and try to get into a rhythm, one that was elusive in surprisingly close victories against ODU and Furman.
Tré Turner scored second-half touchdowns rushing and receiving, pushing Virginia Tech past upset-minded Furman for a 24-17 victory on Saturday at Lane Stadium.
Virginia Tech welcomes FCS Furman and its “option and everything else” offense to Lane Stadium on Saturday.
Virginia Tech bounced back from a season-opening loss by beating Old Dominion on Saturday at Lane Stadium.
Virginia Tech quarterback Ryan Willis gave himself pep talk this week, and the tone and approach is one his teammates might want to copy heading into their home opener against Old Dominion.
Joey Slye, an undrafted rookie out of Virginia Tech in 2018, was thrust into a prominent and potential game-determining role when the Panthers placed veteran kicker Graham Gano on injured reserve on Friday.
Anthony Brown threw two touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Boston College to a 35-28 victory over Virginia Tech Saturday in the schools’ football season opener.
After going 6-7 last year, Virginia Tech is coming off its first losing season since 1992, including a 31-21 defeat by BC in Blacksburg.
Quarterback Josh Jackson, a star at Virginia Tech two seasons ago, has transferred to Maryland with two years of eligibility remaining.