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7 hrs ago | Gobbler Country

Virginia Tech Football: Gobbler Country Staff Roundtable, Last Chance Prediction Edition

After taking in all the analysis, reports, and pundtitry, your neighborhood friendly Gobbler Country staff members gaze into their crystal balls and take a swing at predicting the Hokies' 2014 record.

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10 hrs ago | ESPN

Logan Thomas gets all game as Cards' QB

For some Arizona Cardinals , Thursday night will be stressful as they play for their football futures.

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14 hrs ago | Gobbler Country

Virginia Tech Football: Five Burning Questions, William & Mary Edition

Right or wrong, the majority of the Hokie faithful will draw far too much from the quality of play in the first half Saturday, particularly on offense.

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17 hrs ago | Gobbler Country

Virginia Tech Football: A Lookahead At The Greatest Strengths of This Seasons' Hokies' Opponents

Players come and go, but team statistics are usually indicative of the program. For example, in the 2013-14 football season, Virginia Tech made the Top 15 in the following Team Statistics: But what about the teams Virginia Tech must face in the upcoming season? What are their strengths as a program ? For the sake of this article I'm going to skip ... (more)

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20 hrs ago | Gobbler Country

Virginia Tech Hokies In The NFL: Thomas Gets Opportunity Against Chargers Thursday

Former Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas will start and play the entirety of the Arizona Cardinals preseason finale against the San Diego Chargers Thursday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

MSNBC

CFT 2014 Preseason Preview: Playoff Darkhorses

It's now time to figure out which teams have a glimmer of hope to rise from obscurity and claim a spot in the first College Football Playoff.

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Gobbler Country

Virginia Tech Football: Coach Beamer Ranks 37th Among 128 FBS Coaches ...

CBS sports did a cool little writeup of how each FBS coach fared as a player. I am here with crib notes to supplement that list for you.

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Gobbler Country

Virginia Tech Football: Michael Brewer, the New River, and the Flux

It's a new season, and we have a new starting quarterback -- Michael Brewer , a transfer from Texas Tech, in case you've been in a coma like our offense.

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The Miami Herald

Several teams relying on transfers at QB

Michael Brewer, Virginia Tech: A preseason back injury hindered Brewer's hopes of emerging as Texas Tech's starting quarterback last year, and he assumed a backup role upon his return.

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The Progress-Index

Virginia Tech not taking William & Mary for granted

Virginia Tech wide receiver Willie Byrn has a message for his teammates as they prepare to open their season against William & Mary: Be ready to play, or be ready to lose.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Gobbler Country

Virginia Tech Hokies Football: Recounting The QB's Of The Beamer Era, Part One

OK, if that video of Rock and Roll Tech Triumph doesn't get your blood flowing I don't know what will.

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The Post-Standard

ACC fantasy football draft: A lot of guesswork, but some gems landed in late rounds

Syracuse tailback Devante McFarlane, who is part of a crowded backfield, could nonetheless emerge as a late-round value pick in ACC-only fantasy football leagues.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Sam Rogers locking down fullback spot, leadership rep

Andy Bitter is the Virginia Tech football beat writer for the Roanoke Times. Andy began covering the Hokies in October 2011 after spending three years covering Auburn for the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer.

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Gobbler Country

A Hokie In King Saban's Court: The Final Seven...Make That Six Days

Another look into the professional world of SEC football Tailgate style. It's the best money can buy...kinda like our players down here! The withdrawals are nearly over and the expectations heightened as the energy and excitement begins to swell as a wave building from the horizon racing to the coastline at 53rd St. in Va Beach.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Hokies defensive backs run with DBU nickname

He's sure Virginia Tech's defensive backs were calling the school DBU much earlier, but secondary coach Torrian Gray knows when he embraced the moniker.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Virgina Tech won't take William & Mary lightly

Wide receiver Willie Byrn was redshirting in 2010, so like many others in Lane Stadium that day, he assumed Virginia Tech's early sluggishness against James Madison would fade over time.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Gobbler Country

Michael Santamaria to Handle Field Goals in Season Opener

It was announced on Sunday afternoon that kicker Michael Santamaria will be handling field goals and point after attempts for Virginia Tech's season opener against William & Mary this Saturday, August 30th.

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Gobbler Country

Is It Time To Shelve Enter Sandman?

The defense's lunch pail, touching the Hokie Stone before running on the field and the thundering boom of Tech's gameday cannon "Skipper" are all familiar sights and sounds to both Hokies and any college football fan that actually listens to the sideline reporter during a telecast.

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ESPN

ACC links: Hokies start from scratch

Here's how crazy the ACC Coastal Division is: Virginia Tech and Miami have as good a chance as anyone to win the division, and both teams will open the season with starting quarterbacks who weren't on campus during spring practice.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

ACC All Access: Phoebus product Marshawn Williams ascends to top of...

Marshawn Williams hasn't taken long to put himself right back in the mix for a significant role in Virginia Tech 's backfield - maybe even a starting job.

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