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Hokies Journal: November, 2012

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Virginia Tech basketball faces first real test vs. Iowa

Virginia Tech is 5-0 for the first time since 1984-85, but the Hokies face their first major-conference opponent Tuesday night.

By Mark Giannotto  |  12:46 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 11/26/2012

Three Hokies earn second team all-ACC honors

For the first time ever, Virginia Tech did not have a player earn all-ACC first team honors.

By Mark Giannotto  |  04:55 PM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 11/26/2012

Where could Virginia Tech go bowling?

The Hokies are bowl-eligible for a 20th-straight season, but their destination remains a mystery.

By Mark Giannotto  |  11:51 AM ET, 11/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:47 PM ET, 11/24/2012

A year after missing the postseason, Virginia Tech’s Cody Journell kicks Hokies into bowl game

Cody Journell, the Hokies’ embattled place kicker, hit the game-winning 29-yard field goal to ensure Virginia will go to another bowl game.

By Mark Giannotto  |  08:47 PM ET, 11/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Virginia Tech’s defense turns up the heat

Virginia Tech has 22 sacks over the past five games as its defense is finally delivering on preseason hype.

By Mark Giannotto  |  09:41 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Clarifying Virginia Tech AD Jim Weaver’s comments about the SEC

Virginia Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver saw an innocuous comment about the SEC turn into a rumor about the Hokies’ commitment to the ACC.

By Mark Giannotto  |  10:15 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Hokies WR Marcus Davis gets some redemption, closes in on school record

After getting benched, Virginia Tech wide receiver Marcus Davis got some redemption in the second half of the Hokies’ win over Boston College.

By Mark Giannotto  |  10:33 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Virginia Tech Coach James Johnson signs four players in first recruiting class

Virginia Tech basketball took a more national approach after getting a late start on the recruiting trail this year.

By Mark Giannotto  |  11:29 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 11/15/2012

ESPN’s Mel Kiper, Jr. says Hokies QB Logan Thomas still in ‘first-round discussion’

Hokies quarterback Logan Thomas has had a down year, but he remains an intriguing prospect to NFL scouts according to ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr.

By Mark Giannotto  |  10:28 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Virginia Tech CB Donaldven Manning still on football team, won’t travel to Boston College

Coach Frank Beamer announces cornerback Donaldven Manning is still on the team, but that he won’t travel for the Boston College game.

By Mark Giannotto  |  03:31 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:46 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Virginia Tech cornerback Donaldven Manning’s future with program is in doubt

Freshman Donaldven Manning will meet with Coach Frank Beamer Wednesday to determine his future with the program.

By Mark Giannotto  |  11:46 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Virginia Tech QB Logan Thomas reflects on his ‘middle-of-the-road’ season

Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas has thrown 14 interceptions this year, but plans to file paperwork with the NFL draft advisory board committee.

By Mark Giannotto  |  04:01 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Hokies WR Marcus Davis responds to Deadspin video of missed blocks vs. FSU

A video of WR Marcus Davis’s missed blocks vs. Florida State went viral on the internet on Monday.

By Mark Giannotto  |  09:16 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 11/12/2012

Virginia Tech safety Michael Cole won't play at Boston College

Virginia Tech will be without safety Michael Cole on Saturday after he suffered a neck injury.

By Mark Giannotto  |  04:55 PM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 11/09/2012

After demoralizing loss to FSU, Virginia Tech’s bowl streak in serious jeopardy

The Hokies must win their final two games to extend their 19-year bowl streak.

By Mark Giannotto  |  07:58 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Virginia Tech hopes QB Logan Thomas can rebound after another shaky performance

Quarterback Logan Thomas hasn’t played well this season, but Virginia Tech doesn’t want him to put too much pressure on himself.

By Mark Giannotto  |  10:38 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Poll: Virginia Tech tries to pull off a Thursday night upset vs. No. 8 FSU

Virginia Tech faces No. 8 Florida State on Thursday night with a chance to salvage a disappointing season.

By Mark Giannotto  |  09:20 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Hoping for more game-changing plays, Virginia Tech shakes up defensive depth chart

Linebacker Alonzo Tweedy will see his first significant action on defense this year for the Hokies on Thursday night.

By Mark Giannotto  |  03:26 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 11/05/2012

WR Marcus Davis says leadership void is partly to blame for Virginia Tech’s struggles

Wide receiver Marcus Davis says the Hokies lack a strong leader this season.

By Mark Giannotto  |  05:04 PM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Virginia Tech vs. Miami: After another loss, Hokies relegated to playing for pride

Virginia Tech must win two of its final three games just to make a bowl game this year.

By Mark Giannotto  |  09:01 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Poll: Virginia Tech and Miami renew rivalry with ACC’s Coastal Division on the line

Who will win tonight’s game between the Hokies and the Hurricanes?

By Mark Giannotto  |  10:10 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 10/31/2012

Virginia Tech takes egalitarian approach with its wide receivers

The Hokies’ latest depth chart revealed the team has no true No. 1 receiver.

By Mark Giannotto  |  10:58 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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