Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity
On Twitter: HokiesJournal and PostSports  |  Facebook  |  E-mail alerts: Redskins and Sports  |  RSS

Hokies Journal: November 8, 2009 - November 14, 2009

Foster has not heard from Memphis

Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster said Saturday that he has not heard from Memphis about its head coaching vacancy after he expressing interest in the job earlier in the week. Memphis Athletic Director R.C. Johnson has indicated that the...

By Mark Viera  |  November 14, 2009; 7:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Va. Tech-Maryland halftime notes

Virginia Tech's offensive potency had gone missing the past few weeks. On Saturday, the Hokies reclaimed a form that developed over the first half of the season Quarterback Tyrod Taylor has gashed Maryland's secondary for 200 passing yards in the...

By Mark Viera  |  November 14, 2009; 2:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Saturday links

Game day is here. Can't you feel the excitement? As you know, the gridiron meeting has lost some of its steam as both teams have had disappointing seasons. At Maryland, the basketball season got under way Friday to provide a...

By Mark Viera  |  November 14, 2009; 9:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

For Hokies and Terps, dueling kickoff returners

Virginia Tech and Maryland have emerging kickoff return stars. Dyrell Roberts of the Hokies and the Terrapins’ Torrey Smith are each dynamic special-teams threats. The matchup between Roberts and Smith should provide an intriguing subplot on Saturday, when the No....

By Mark Viera  |  November 13, 2009; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Friday links

Happy Friday. Happy links. Maryland quarterback Chris Turner, who injured his left knee last Saturday, was listed as doubtful for Saturday's game against Virginia Tech, and every indication is that backup Jamarr Robinson will make his first career start. As...

By Mark Viera  |  November 13, 2009; 8:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Via could start again vs. Maryland

Virginia Tech center Michael Via seems likely to make his second start in as many weeks after starter Beau Warren, who injured his left knee against North Carolina on Oct. 29, was listed as doubtful to play Saturday at Maryland....

By Mark Viera  |  November 12, 2009; 4:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Morgan returns to starting role

For Virginia Tech rover Davon Morgan, the hardest thing was learning to trust that he was okay. Morgan, who suffered a season-ending knee injury last year, rehabilitated his knee but still was wary of re-injuring himself earlier this season. “It...

By Mark Viera  |  November 12, 2009; 9:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Thursday links

Thursday is here. As I've said before, that means the weekend has arrived on college campuses across the country. So eat, drink and be merry. There is certainly optimism in College Park. Hmm. Optimism isn't the right word. Judging by...

By Mark Viera  |  November 12, 2009; 8:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Odds ’n ends

One question heading into the season was whether Hokies quarterback Tyrod Taylor would develop as a passer. With three regular season games remaining, it is safe to answer that question: Yes, Taylor has grown as a passer. “He’s played very...

By Mark Viera  |  November 11, 2009; 2:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Foster expresses interest in Memphis job

Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster said he would be interested in the head coaching opening at the University of Memphis, but has not been contacted by anyone from the university and his name has not surfaced in published reports...

By Mark Viera  |  November 11, 2009; 12:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Adding depth to line, Nosal to rotate in at guard

Virginia Tech right guard Jaymes Brooks played 40 snaps in the Hokies’ 16-3 win over East Carolina last Thursday. His backup, Greg Nosal, played 36 snaps. The play breakdown of each guard illustrates Virginia Tech’s increased depth along the offensive...

By Mark Viera  |  November 11, 2009; 9:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Wednesday links

We are halfway to the weekend. Can't you feel the excitement for Saturday's epic clash against Maryland? No? Okay, here are some links. The Terrapins could play three quarterbacks against the Hokies. Starter Chris Turner is still listed as questionable...

By Mark Viera  |  November 11, 2009; 8:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Wilson on his future, present

While Virginia Tech still has three regular season games remaining, the news that running back Darren Evans practiced lightly on Monday has made it seem easy to look forward to the Hokies' backfield in 2010. David Wilson said he might...

By Mark Viera  |  November 10, 2009; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Evans back on the field

Running back Darren Evans practiced Monday for the first time since suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in August. He will not return this season. Wearing full pads and a green, non-activity jersey, Evans was able...

By Mark Viera  |  November 10, 2009; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Tuesday links

Tuesday means a full slate of Virginia Tech football news conferences at Lane Stadium. And on this particular Tuesday, it also means some sessions with the basketball team, which has its media day. Speaking of basketball, a preview of the...

By Mark Viera  |  November 10, 2009; 8:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Va. Tech's uniforms vs. Maryland

With the fanfare befitting a rivalry game pep rally, Virginia Tech and Nike on Monday unveiled uniforms the team will wear for Saturday's game at Maryland. There were cheerleaders. More than 100 people gathered in front of a stage near...

By Mark Viera  |  November 9, 2009; 4:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

New uniforms to be unveiled

Virginia Tech has played in a number of different uniforms this season. When the Hokies play at Maryland on Saturday, they will be wearing the latest incarnation. On Monday afternoon on campus, Virginia Tech fans can see the uniforms at...

By Mark Viera  |  November 9, 2009; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Monday links

After some down time, Virginia Tech gets back to work on Monday. The Hokies play at Maryland on Saturday. While all was quiet in Blacksburg, there was plenty of weekend fodder from College Park. As of Monday morning, the biggest...

By Mark Viera  |  November 9, 2009; 7:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company