Virginia Tech Rumors & News

  • Fredericksburg defensive end TyJuan Garbutt re-commits to Virginia Tech

    The Roanoke Times "Virginia Tech brought Fredericksburg defensive end TyJuan Garbutt back into the fold. Garbutt re-committed to the Hokies on Friday, picking them over Pitt nearly a year after the four-star prospect made his initial commitment to Virginia Tech. He tweeted the news Friday night. The Riverbend..." January 28

  • Virginia Tech flips 4-star LB Dylan Rivers from Penn State

    The Roanoke Times "The Hokies got a big flip late in its 2017 recruiting class, keeping a four-star linebacker in state. Sherando High's Dylan Rivers, who had been committed to Penn State since November of 2015, before Justin Fuente was even hired at Virginia Tech, changed his commitment to the Hokies on..." January 23

  • ​Virginia Tech lands top safety recruit Devon Hunter

    Sporting News - NCAAF "While Hunter was thought to be leaning heavily toward staying in his home state and attending Virginia Tech, he was also considering Florida, Auburn, Alabama, North Carolina and Mississippi, according to the report. He had more than 30 offers. A 6-foot-1, 205-pound five-star senior, Hunter..." January 21

  • Virginia Tech's McKenzie to pursue graduate transfer

    The Roanoke Times "Virginia Tech running back Shai McKenzie announced Thursday night that he plans to transfer from the Hokies after finishing up his degree this summer. McKenzie, who'll have two years of eligibility left at his next school and be immediately eligible once he graduates, had seen his role diminish..." January 13

  • 4-star LB Nathan Proctor Jr. commits to Virginia Tech at All-America game

    Land of 10 "Penn State missed out on Class of 2017 4-star linebacker Nathan Proctor, though it probably didn’t have room for him anyway. Proctor, the No. 148 player and No. 11 outside linebacker in his class, had 30 offers and picked between Virginia Tech, Penn State and Pitt. He announced Sunday at the..." January 02

  • Evans leads Hokies comeback in Belk Bowl

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- In his first season as Virginia Tech's coach, Justin Fuente wanted to help put the Hokies back on the map. After a first-half detour in the Belk Bowl, he might have done just that. Quarterback Jerod Evans threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more -- all in the..." December 29

  • Virginia Tech contacted over potential involvement in Wake Forest leaking scandal

    SI "Virginia Tech has emerged as the third school to be informed of their involvement in the Wake Forest leaking scandal, according to a source. Virginia Tech joins Louisville and Army, which emerged earlier in the week. Virginia Tech’s only game with Wake Forest in the three years being..." December 15

  • Watson guides Clemson to high-scoring ACC title win

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- Clemson coach Dabo Swinney believes that Deshaun Watson, his quarterback, is the best player in the country. "And it ain't even close," Swinney said. Watson certainly made his bid to re-enter the Heisman Trophy race Saturday night, accounting for five touchdowns as No...." December 04

  • Virginia Tech blasts Virginia, clinches ACC title game spot

    The Sports Xchange "Junior quarterback Jerod Evans passed for 253 yards and two touchdowns and added a rushing score as Virginia Tech rolled to a 52-10 victory over Virginia on Saturday in Atlantic Coast Conference play at Blacksburg, Va. Senior fullback Sam Rogers contributed 105 rushing yards and two..." November 26

  • Evans stars as Hokies win at Notre Dame

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Jerod Evans threw two touchdown passes and rushed for one more, and Virginia Tech rallied for a 34-31 win over Notre Dame on Saturday afternoon at South Bend, Ind. Evans completed 22 of 29 passes for 267 yards and led the team with 67 yards on the ground as the Hokies erased a..." November 19

  • Jordan, Georgia Tech stun No. 14 Virginia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "Matthew Jordan didn't find out he was going to get his first career start for Georgia Tech until just before the opening kickoff. He didn't even have time to get nervous. Jordan rushed for two touchdowns and the much-maligned Yellow Jackets' defense had four takeaways to stun No. 14 Virginia..." November 12

  • No. 25 Virginia Tech prevails with record 6 field goals

    The Sports Xchange "PITTSBURGH -- Imagine a team's quarterback throwing for a career-best 406 yards, and yet the star of the game is the kicker. That's what happened Thursday night when No. 25 Virginia Tech had trouble punching the ball into the end zone. Junior Joey Slye tied an ACC and Virginia Tech..." October 28

  • Evans passes, runs Hokies past Hurricanes

    The Sports Xchange "Virginia Tech toppled Miami 37-16 Thursday night to stay alive in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division race. The Hurricanes' title hopes, on the other hand, sustained a serious blow. Hokies quarterback Jerod Evans passed for 259 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 98..." October 20

  • Dungey, Syracuse too strong for No. 17 Virginia Tech

    The Sports Xchange "SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Virginia Tech's vaunted "Lunch Pail Defense" took the day off Saturday as the Syracuse Orange rolled up 561 yards of offense and stunned the No. 17 Hokies 31-17 in an Atlantic Coast Conference game before 33,838 fans at the Carrier Dome. Sophomore quarterback Eric Dungey's..." October 15

  • Evans, No. 25 Va. Tech breeze past No. 17 UNC

    The Sports Xchange "CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Through the rain and wind from Hurricane Matthew and everything else Saturday, Virginia Tech wanted to be heard again. The No. 25 Hokies did just that, smothering No. 17 North Carolina's potent offense in a 34-3 romp. "We're tired of hearing about everybody else,"..." October 08