CHARLOTTESVILE, Va. (AP) — J.C. Price hasn't masked his emotions or love for Virginia Tech since he was chosen to replace Justin Fuente as the Hokies interim coach early last week.
The former Hokies player was able to unleash them Saturday night, celebrating on the field with the Hokies, their fans and his family after a 29-24 victory at Virginia.
J.C Price doesn't want his second game as Virginia Tech's interim football coach to be his last.
The Hokies (5-6, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) play at Virginia on Saturday and need a victory to become bowl eligible.
Virginia Tech’s J.C. Price never expected to be the Virginia Tech head football coach at his alma mater.
Then the opportunity came when athletic director Whit Babcock was told by Justin Fuente that he would move on rather remain at Virginia Tech with his future unclear.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Somebody is going to earn bowl eligibility. Somebody is going to fall deeper into misery.
With an interim coach on one side and an embattled coach on the other, Virginia Tech visits Miami on Saturday in a matchup of teams that expected more this season.
Virginia Tech's Justin Fuente could see the writing on the wall so the Hokies football coach decided he would rather leave the program now rather than wait and be told to pack his bags.
Virginia Tech announced Tuesday that Fuente is out, effective immediately.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Braxton Burmeister threw for 215 yards and a career-high three touchdowns to lift Virginia Tech to a 48-17 victory over Duke on Saturday.
The Hokies (5-5, 3-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) entered the game having lost four of their previous five games, including heartbreakers to Notre Dame (32-29) and Syracuse (41-36) in the waning moments.
Virginia Tech and Duke enter their ACC matchup this weekend looking to end disappointing losing streaks.
And while the Hokies will be celebrating Senior Day Saturday, there are questions about coach Justin Fuente’s future.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech is in danger of missing a bowl game for the third straight year under coach Geoff Collins.
Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente is in danger of losing his job — at least if some Hokies' fans had their way.
Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente sounds envious when he talks about the challenge his struggling Hokies will face on Saturday against Syracuse.
“This is a team that’s found their identity,” Fuente said of the Orange (3-4, 0-3 Atlantic Coast Conference).
The Pittsburgh team playing at Virginia Tech on Saturday looks nothing like the one that was blanked 28-0 in its last visit two seasons ago.
These Panthers are leading the nation in scoring at better than 52 points per game.
Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 6:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 14 Notre Dame at Virginia Tech. The Fighting Irish (4-1) are back to football independence after a one-year stint as full ACC members amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Virginia Tech is looking to begin a four-game homestand looking with a win when the Hokies play Richmond for the first time since 1986.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente says tight end James Mitchell will have knee surgery and miss the rest of the season following an injury suffered Saturday.
Mitchell, the preseason All-ACC first-team tight end, took a low hit on a run from the 2-yard line and in the No.
Virginia Tech had six months to prepare for its season opener. Now the No. 19 Hokies have six days to get ready to face Middle Tennessee.
“Our challenge is to turn the page and move forward,” coach Justin Fuente said.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech didn't appear to get much consideration when the experts tabbed No. 10 North Carolina and No. 14 Miami as the teams to beat in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division.
North Carolina quarterback Sam Howell will get much of the attention this season from defenses preparing to slow the No. 10 Tar Heels.
He's gotten plenty from Virginia Tech as the teams prepare for their season opener on Friday night, but Howell is far from the only Tar Heel what has the Hokies' attention.
The post-Trevor Lawrence era begins at Clemson with the Tigers still the prohibitive favorites to win the Atlantic Coast Conference for a seventh consecutive season.
On the latest AP Top 25 Podcast, David Hale from ESPN joins the AP’s Ralph Russo to preview the ACC from Clemson at the top to Syracuse at the bottom.
Virginia and Virginia Tech find themselves in a more familiar place amid this unpredictable year in college football: ending the regular season against each other.
The game Saturday night at Lane Stadium comes nearly three months after their attempt to open the season against each other was postponed because of COVID-19.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NCAA is trying to figure out how it can allow athletes to be compensated for their fame, while still preserving its rules for amateurism...