Virginia Tech Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Evans, Virginia Tech dismantle East Carolina 54-17

    The Sports Xchange "Virginia Tech dominated in every phase in a 54-17 non-conference victory over visiting East Carolina on Saturday at Blacksburg, Va. Quarterback Jerod Evans passed for a career-high 282 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Hokies' offensive outburst. Virginia Tech (3-1) churned out a total..." September 24

  • Evans, Virginia Tech jolt Boston College

    The Sports Xchange "Jerod Evans tied a school record with five touchdown passes in Virginia Tech's 49-0 rout of Atlantic Coast Conference foe Boston College on Saturday at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Va. Evans, who was 16 of 23 for 253 yards, has 10 scoring tosses on the year. Bryan Randall set the school mark..." September 17

  • No. 17 Tennessee wins in front of record crowd

    The Sports Xchange "BRISTOL, Tenn. -- For Tennessee coach Butch Jones, this one was special. "We talk to the players all the time about leaving a legacy," he said. And the 17th-ranked Volunteers certainly made some memories while taking strides toward being the team they want to be Saturday night,..." September 11

  • QB Dwayne Lawson decides to transfer from Virginia Tech, failed multiple drug tests, according to source

    Daily Press "After spending just more than a year at Virginia Tech, former highly touted quarterback recruit Dwayne Lawson has decided to transfer to Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, Kan. Lawson, a 6-foot-6, 231-pound rising sophomore from Tampa, Fla., failed multiple drug tests during his time..." August 06