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Hokies In The NFL Draft

Virginia Tech football: Raheem Blackshear scores a touchdown in 2022 Hula Bowl

Saturday was a good day for Blackshear’s NFL chances.

Virginia Tech football: Raheem Blackshear is the latest Hokie to head to the NFL

The Hokies are heading for a complete rebuild in 2022.

Caleb Farley signs his fully guaranteed rookie contract with the Tennessee Titans

Farley was the No. 22 overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft.

Former Virginia Tech defensive end Justus Reed signs with the Tennessee Titans

Reed had a strong year for the Hokies in 2020.

Virginia Tech football: Jarrod Hewitt signs with the Seattle Seahawks

Hewitt was a three-year starter for the Hokies.

2021 NFL draft: Chicago Bears select Khalil Herbert

Herbert went later than I expected.

2021 NFL draft: The Las Vegas Raiders select Divine Deablo

Deablo was Virginia Tech’s lone player selected on Friday night.

2021 NFL draft: Minnesota Vikings land Virginia Tech OT Christian Darrisaw

Darrisaw went one pick after Caleb Farley.

2021 NFL draft: Tennessee Titans select former Virginia CB Caleb Farley in 1st round

Farley went No. 22 overall.

Virginia Tech CB Caleb Farley to miss NFL draft after testing positive for COVID-19

Farley is still expected to go in the first round of the NFL draft.

2021 NFL draft: Could Caleb Farley fall out of the first round?

Farley was once considered a lock for a top-10 pick.

2021 NFL draft: Caleb Farley discusses why he’s the best corner on Jim Rome Show

Farley covered a number of topics.

2021 NFL Draft: Virginia Tech cornerback Caleb Farley passes medical re-check

Farley should not drop out of the first round.

Where is Caleb Farley, Christian Darrisaw in latest CBS Sports mock draft?

Will Farley fall out of the first round?

Virginia Tech football: Caleb Farley falls out of first round in latest Yahoo Sports mock draft

Could Farley really fall out of the first round despite being an elite talent?

Former Virginia Tech running back Khalil Herbert appears on the NFL Network

Herbert discussed his pro day and his time in Blacksburg.

Virginia Tech football: Several former Hokies stand out at pro day

31 NFL teams were represented in Blacksburg.

Virginia Tech football: Top NFL prospect Caleb Farley, will not participate at pro day

Farley is having back surgery.

Virginia Tech football: Stampede Blue interviews Divine Deablo

Zach Hicks does an outstanding job at Stampede Blue, the SB Nation site covering the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts.

Virginia Tech football: Four Hokies earn invites to the NFL Combine

Of course this will not be the traditional combine.

Hokies in the NFL Draft - Dalton Keene Surprises, UDFA Signings and Tryouts Await

Virginia Tech’s lone daft pick for 2020 was Dalton Keene who was surprisingly picked in the late third round by the New England Patriots. The UDFA results will trickle in.

The First Night of the 2020 NFL Draft Proves the Twighlight Rule No. 1 About Talent

As proof of the Championship Talent Formula, Let’s look at the 1st round of last night’s NFL 2020 Draft. It was an interesting if boring and predictable walk. The production was awful, but the results enlightening in regard to the Twilight program issue.

Virginia Tech’s NFL Draft List is Exactly One; Dalton Keene

We take this dive out of the Twilight series, and having finished up the NFL Draft article to visit the single biggest recruiting disappointment for the Hokies. We have exactly one player considered for the draft, and he should still be in the program.

Twilight Football Programs: The NFL Draft Matters Most - It’s a Multiplier

Well, let’s look at the biggest and most important factor in the long term success of a college football program. Money... I mean Pro Football.,, and the NFL Draft. The XFL is still a very secondary player and will unlikely be a big issue, but for the big programs with long term Championship designs, the NFL is king.

Gobbler Country Hokie News Roundup for the End of February

There are lots of things going on in the Virginia Tech sports world. Wrestling is now in tournament mode, waiting. The Women’s basketball team is reaching the regular season end with the penultimate game tonight vs. Duke. Football Spring Practice is rapidly approaching. And MORE! GO HOKIES!!!

Dalton Keene thankful for time at Virginia Tech

Dalton Keene is the only Hokie at the Combine

The First Day of the NFL Draft is Over and it was “Different”

No Hokies to be seen, but lots of odd, strange, and inscrutable choices along with mostly predictable ones. Tonight is rounds 2 and 3. I don’t hold out much hope for seeing any Hokies, yet. But with this draft, you never know.

Hokies have Slim Chances in the NFL Draft; Maybe Saturday will Save Us

The chances for a Virginia Tech Hokie Draft pick are pretty slim for the early rounds, this time. 2018 wasn’t a great year, and the eligible player list is pretty short. Let’s take a look, but don’t hold your breath. Maybe Saturday.

Talking Greg Stroman with Hogs’ Haven

In the second of Hogs’ Haven’s articles on drafted Hokies, Jay and John talk about Greg Stroman, and give them something to chew on.

Hokies Lose Two Cornerbacks in One Week

The #LPD #DBU crew is down by two. It rhymes but it isn’t too funny. Adonis Alexander leaves the program which was not unexpected, but Jeremy Webb, the promising JUCO transfer gets a medical redshirt (which is not what the coaches wanted).

Gobbler Country Talks Tim Settle with Hogs’ Haven

Our SB Nation sister blog Hogs’ Haven checks in with Gobbler Country with some questions about Tim Settle and his being drafted by the ‘Skins. Jay and I gave them more than a few cents worth. Go Tim! GO HOKIES!!!

Brandon Facyson gets UDFA Contract with Chargers, Joey Slye try out for the Bucs

It looks like Brandon Facyson will be the last of the 2018 Hokie draft class to come off the board (there are always possibilities but for now, this is the last tweet from VT_Football. GO Brandon! GO HOKIES!!!


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