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Hokies Journal: September 19, 2010 - September 25, 2010

Gouveia-Winslow gets some redemption for Virginia Tech

It was a game to remember for the entire Virginia Tech defense, which posted its first shutout since 2006 in Saturday's 19-0 win over Boston College, but there's one Hokies linebacker who likely feels a lot better than the rest...

By Mark Giannotto  | September 25, 2010; 6:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Pick 'em: Virginia Tech at Boston College

Boston College may be undefeated so far this year, but it's hard to gauge exactly how good the Eagles are heading into Saturday's ACC opener against Virginia Tech. Triumphs over Weber State and Kent State aren't exactly what you call...

By Mark Giannotto  | September 24, 2010; 9:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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RB Ryan Williams will not play vs. Boston College

Virginia Tech just released its weekly injury report and as expected, sophomore running back Ryan Williams has been ruled out for Saturday's ACC opener against Boston College after suffering a right hamstring injury in last week's 49-27 win over East...

By Mark Giannotto  | September 23, 2010; 4:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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Virginia Tech-Boston College: A running back showcase

Word on whether a hamstring injury suffered last weekend will keep Virginia Tech sophomore running back Ryan Williams from playing Saturday against Boston College should come later today, but even if the Manassas native is unable to take the field...

By Mark Giannotto  | September 23, 2010; 12:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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What defense will Virginia Tech use against Boston College?

After allowing East Carolina to gain just 83 yards and score three points in the second half of Virginia Tech's 49-27 victory on Saturday, no player or coach on the Hokies' defense could put their finger on exactly why there...

By Mark Giannotto  | September 23, 2010; 10:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Beamer on Vick: 'He's gonna be back in a big way.'

Even as his former star became embroiled in a federal dogfighting case back in 2007, Virginia Tech Coach Frank Beamer always stood behind quarterback Michael Vick, saying that despite his missteps, he was "a good person." So with Vick back...

By Mark Giannotto  | September 22, 2010; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Loudoun linebacker update

When Virginia Tech closed its fall training camp to begin the regular season, Coach Frank Beamer and defensive coordinator Bud Foster indicated that freshman linebacker Chase Williams, son of former Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, would be forced to...

By Mark Giannotto  | September 21, 2010; 11:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Despite early losses, Hokies thinking about a championship

Virginia Tech cornerback Rashad “Rock” Carmichael is a film junkie, so much so that last season he had the cable television in his apartment shut off in favor of DVDs of upcoming opponents and former Hokies cornerbacks. Ordinarily, the Gwynn...

By Mark Giannotto  | September 21, 2010; 8:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Virginia Tech's offensive line has its best game of the season

Offensive line Coach Curt Newsome can admit it now, a few days after his unit led Virginia Tech to a 49-27 victory over East Carolina, a game in which the Hokies rushed for 249 yards using four different tailbacks. He...

By Mark Giannotto  | September 21, 2010; 9:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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RB Ryan Williams status uncertain for Boston College game

Virginia Tech Coach Frank Beamer held his weekly teleconference with local media earlier this afternoon, and before even getting a question about it, he addressed the status of sophomore running back Ryan Williams (Stonewall Jackson HS) heading into Saturday's game...

By Mark Giannotto  | September 20, 2010; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Virginia Tech-Boston College game set for noon

Virginia Tech's ACC opener against Boston College Saturday is scheduled to kick off at noon and will be broadcast on Raycom Sports' ACC Network, the conference announced Sunday. Last year the Hokies had little trouble getting past their former Big...

By Mark Giannotto  | September 20, 2010; 9:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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