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Va. Tech Football Archive

Richmond's Laaser picked as new "voice" of Virginia Tech

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Jon Laaser, who has called Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball games since 2010 and has done work on TV calling VCU basketball games, has been hired by Virginia Tech as the new voice of the Hokies.

At Virginia Tech's new indoor facility, practice never looked so good

BLACKSBURG Ground was broken for Virginia Tech's new indoor facility last June 12. The building had substantial completion May 27 this spring, meaning 1,200 tons of specially engineered steel, 60,000 square feet of precast concrete panels and 26,500 square feet of glass and translucent panels were all put in place in less than a year's time.

Column | An early signing day is a bad idea

The proposed early signing period got shot down Wednesday. The SEC was opposed to it and Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany wants to morph this into a larger conversation about recruiting. When the two biggest forces in college football want something quashed, it usually gets quashed.

Hokies land their quarterback for 2016, a dual threat from Michigan

Virginia Tech has its quarterback for the 2016 class. Josh Jackson, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound dual-threat quarterback from Saline, Mich., announced Thursday he'll sign with the Hokies, less than a week after visiting Blacksburg.

4-star Michigan QB commits to play for Hokies

Virginia Tech secured its quarterback for the 2016 class today, when Josh Jackson, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound dual-threat quarterback from Saline, Mich., announced that he’ll sign with the Hokies, less than a week after visiting Blacksburg.

ODU reducing reliance on student fees to fund athletics

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Old Dominion’s athletic department has made significant progress in reducing its reliance on student fees, according to a USA Today database released this morning.

Brewer answers Hokies' top question, but lots remain

BLACKSBURG Rarely is the most improved player in spring football somebody other than a backup stepping into a bigger role or a young player just hitting his stride. So it's encouraging for the Virginia Tech offense that the Hokie who earned such honors after the past month and a half was the starting quarterback.

Hokies' draft streak might end this year

BLACKSBURG No Virginia Tech players will be selected in the NFL draft's first round today. It's all but certain none will be taken during Friday's second and third rounds either. The little drama this year is whether on Day 3 Virginia Tech can extend its two-decade streak of having at least one player selected.

Va. Tech football: Can offensive line hold up?

BLACKSBURG On the eve of the Hokies' spring game, quarterback Michael Brewer treated his offensive line to a round of mini-golf, a token of appreciation for a group that rarely gets recognized except for bad times.

Va. Tech's spring game is a chance to show off

BLACKSBURG There are a couple of schools of thought regarding spring football games. On one side, there's caution. Most coaches are content to see the clock run out to signal that they've made it through the final full-contact portion of spring practice with no injuries.

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