Tag: College Football

Hokies football headed to the Belk Bowl, will face Kentucky

BLACKSBURG, VA – NOVEMBER 9: Running back Deshawn McClease #33 of the Virginia Tech Hokies celebrates his touchdown. (Photo by Michael Shroyer/Getty Images) BLACKSBURG (HokiesSports.com) – Head coach Justin Fuente has guided the Hokies to a 27th consecutive bowl appearance as Virginia Tech (8-4) will face Kentucky (7-5) in the Belk Bowl at 12 p.m. […]

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Virginia Tech names Justin Hamilton the new defensive coordinator

BLACKSBURG, VA – OCTOBER 12: Defensive back Divine Deablo #17 and Chamarri Conner #22 and defensive lineman TyJuan Garbutt #45 of the Virginia Tech Hokies combine to tackle. (Photo by Michael Shroyer/Getty Images) BLACKSBURG (HokiesSports.com) – Virginia Tech head coach Justin Fuente announced on Sunday that Justin Hamilton has been promoted to Defensive Coordinator after […]

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UVA football will face Florida in the Orange Bowl

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – DECEMBER 07: Bryce Perkins #3 of the Virginia Cavaliers. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (VirginiaSports.com) – The Virginia football team has accepted an invitation to play the University of Florida from the Southeastern Conference in the 2019 Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. […]

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Virginia falls to Clemson in ACC Championship game, 62-17

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – DECEMBER 07: Head coach Dabo Swinney of the Clemson Tigers celebrates with the trophy. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) CHARLOTTE (VirginiaSports.com) – No. 23 Virginia (9-4) fell 62-17 to No. 3 Clemson (13-0) in the 2019 ACC Championship game on Saturday night at Bank of America Stadium. Virginia had the most […]

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LSU Quarterback Joe Burrow Caught A Pass From Himself For A First Down In The SEC Title Game

At this point in the season, anyone winning the Heisman Trophy other than LSU signal caller Joe Burrow would be a total shock. Burrow has been a monster for the Tigers this season, orchestrating their potent offense and leading the squad to an undefeated regular season, one which saw them win the SEC West in […]

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No. 22 UVA and No. 3 Clemson square off in ACC Championship game

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – NOVEMBER 29: Bryce Perkins #3 of the Virginia Cavaliers throws a pass. (Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/Getty Images) CHARLOTTE, NC – For the first time in Cavaliers history, No. 22 Virginia football is playing in the ACC Championship game. When the Wahoos face No. 3 Clemson on Saturday it marks the 48th […]

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The Locker Room Show | December 6

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Please enable Javascript to watch this video Please enable Javascript to watch this video NORFOLK, Va. – In this week’s edition of the award-winning Locker Room, Megan Plain previews some of Saturday’s biggest college football games, including the ACC Championship game between Virginia and Clemson. College hoops is […]

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A college football player’s parents died before his Senior Day, so his dogs accompanied him onto the field

[embedded content] It’s tradition in college football for seniors to emerge from the tunnel for the final game of their collegiate career and run onto the field to one last ovation, an event players usually celebrate with family. Michigan State University cornerback Josh Butler lost both of his parents before they could meet him on […]

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Chris Petersen Has Stepped Down As Washington’s Head Football Coach

The college football world was stunned on Monday by coaching news out of Washington. Somehow, the big coaching news didn’t involve Washington State’s Mike Leach going elsewhere, but instead was Chris Petersen stepping down from his post as head coach of the Washington Huskies. The school announced the news with a press release that, truly, […]

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Bobby Wilder resigns as Old Dominion University head football coach

ODU head football coach, Bobby Wilder NORFOLK, Va. – Head Coach Bobby Wilder has parted ways with Old Dominion University Football. He has been the only head football coach in program history. Bobby Wilder announced his resignation Monday – two days after his team’s season-ending 38-22 home loss to Charlotte, ODU’s 11th defeat in a […]

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Rutgers Will Reportedly Bring Back Greg Schiano As Its Head Coach

Greg Schiano is headed back to Rutgers. According to multiple media reports, Schiano, who most recently served as the defensive coordinator at Ohio State, will return to the university where he rose to prominence as a head coach. The news of the reunion was first reported by Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports. Source: Greg Schiano […]

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Nick Saban Called A Legal Substitution Trick Auburn Used To Seal An Iron Bowl Win ‘Pretty Unfair’

A decidedly un-Alabama moment caused the Crimson Tide to lose the 2019 Iron Bowl and, potentially, a spot in this year’s College Football Playoff. Nick Saban’s squad had forced a three-and-out against Auburn while down by three points late in the fourth quarter, and the Tigers were going to punt with less than a minute […]

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Auburn LB Zakoby McClain Snagged A Pass Off A Receiver’s Back For A 100-Yard Pick Six In The Iron Bowl

College football’s rivalry week always seems to live up to expectations, and this year, one such game that is meeting that awfully high bar is the Iron Bowl. The No. 5 Alabama Crimson Tide, led by backup quarterback Mac Jones, marched into Auburn during the final week of the regular season to take on their […]

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College football player’s crude touchdown celebration cost Ole Miss Egg Bowl win

Mississippi wide receiver Elijah Moore reacts following a touchdown by his team against Mississippi State during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Starkville, Miss., Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. The act resulted in a 15-yard penalty assessed on the extra point that was missed. Ole Miss went from potentially tying the game […]

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UVA and Virginia Tech battle for Commonwealth Cup, ACC Coastal Division title

SOUTH BEND, INDIANA – NOVEMBER 02: Ian Book #12 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs with the football. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Since its 2003 victory in the Commonwealth Clash, Virginia  (8-3) football has struggled when facing No. 24 Virginia Tech  (8-3). As Virginia hosts Virginia Tech for the 101st […]

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Mississippi State Beat Ole Miss After An Excessive Celebration Penalty Led To A Missed PAT

With both teams under .500 and an NFL game happening at the same time, the 2019 Egg Bowl didn’t have a ton of pre-game buzz. Still, the annual battle between Ole Miss and Mississippi State means a lot in some circles and this year’s edition certainly didn’t disappoint in terms of late-game fireworks. There wasn’t […]

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Hokies football coach Justin Fuente linked to the Arkansas head coaching job

BLACKSBURG, VA – SEPTEMBER 14: Head coach Justin Fuente of the Virginia Tech Hokies speaks to his team inside a huddle. (Photo by Michael Shroyer/Getty Images) BLACKSBURG, Va. – After a slow 2-2 start to the season, Virginia Tech football coach Justin Fuente has successfully put together an 8-3 record and is one win away […]

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Norfolk State football falls to South Carolina State in overtime on Senior Day, 20-17

NORFOLK, Va. (NSUAthletics.com)- Dillon Bredsen kicked the tying 29-yard field goal with two seconds left in the fourth quarter, then won it with a 27-yarder in overtime as South Carolina State squeezed out a 20-17 win over Norfolk State in the regular-season finale for both teams on Saturday afternoon at Dick Price Stadium. After Bredsen’s […]

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William & Mary football beats Richmond in overtime thriller, reclaims Capital Cup

Please enable Javascript to watch this video RICHMOND, Va. – The William & Mary football team reclaimed the Capital Cup with a thrilling 21-15 overtime victory at Richmond in its season finale on Saturday afternoon. Freshman quarterback Hollis Mathis provided the game-winning touchdown pass when he connected with junior wideout Zach Burdick on a 23-yard […]

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UVA football cruises past Liberty, 55-27

Please enable Javascript to watch this video CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (VirginiaSports.com) – Virginia (8-3) had nearly 500 yards of total offense on its way to a 55-27 win over Liberty (6-5) on Saturday afternoon at Scott Stadium. Seven different players scored touchdowns for the Cavaliers, who had double-digit points in each quarter of the game. QB […]

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