Smith was a three-year starter who had a big ‘99 season.
The offseason is always time for the watch lists and the departures of players before Summer/Fall practice kicks in. Ryan Willis gets some eyeballs trained on him, Jimmie Taylor and Xavier Burke depart, House Gaines takes a break.
Nekos started opposite Jason Worilds in 2009.
Manning was a two-year starter and contributed all four years.
Edmunds was an instant stud for the Hokies and should be an NFL star really soon.
Ki Luczak was a standout from 1949-1952
Taylor was a solid multi-year starter for the Hokies at linebacker.
Short was a two-year starter for the Hokies during the late 90s.
The Gobbler Country Playbook looks at tactical defensive considerations. It’s still all about personnel and reaction. What matters is how experienced the personnel are, and can the adjustments be made as the situations change.
Motuapuaka was a three-year starter for Bud Foster.
Our profiles on outstanding Virginia Tech defensive ends continues today.
Welcome to the Terror Dome, baby.
Teller was a terrific three-year starter for the Hokies and one of the more fun players in Blacksburg in recent memory.
Cornell Brown is one of the best—and most influential—players in Virginia Tech history.
Let’s look at what happens when there is just nothing left in the tank, and it’s early in the season. There is a familiar ring to this one, and we are going to talk about it a bit. It’s important for setting the stage and expectations for 2019.
Price was a three-year starter and an All-American his senior season.
Baron had a monster 2016 season.
Gibson was a Hokie from 2010-2014.
Grove is one of the greatest offensive linemen in school history.
The Hokies went 7-3 in 1965 behind a strong defense.
What happens when it isn’t exactly a ‘meltdown’ it’s more like a bowl of mush? Nothing that you try within your game plan is working. Your offense can’t get more than one first down in a row and you haven’t managed to cross their 40. What do you do?
It’s tough news, but not totally unexpected.
Montgomery was terrific for the Hokies and also had a good NFL career, too.
Where will the coveted redshirt-junior post player end up? Ask a million different people, and you’ll get a million different answers. But recently, some well-sourced Tweeters have kicked the speculation into a higher gear. What, if anything, does this mean for Virginia Tech? Let’s examine below.
Thacker was a part of a terrific defense in 1967.
Brooks was a two-time All-ACC performer.
In the first article we talked about adjusting to a meltdown, now let’s look at a key injury in an unanticipated position, that materially changes the offense.
Chung was an All-American for the Hokies in 1991.
Grantham has carved out quite the coaching career.
The Playbook looks at dealing with the first of four scenarios. It’s all about tactical adjustments, and what can or should be done given four common scenarios. The first one is the full on opening series meltdown. There is a poll. We’d really like you to respond. GO HOKIES!!!
David Pugh was Chad Beasley’s running mate in the trenches for some good Virginia Tech teams.