Archives: hokies

CFB Week 11: The thousand-beer edition

It’s week 11 and I have to keep it brief, as I’m on the way to Blacksburg to watch the Hokies “play”–if what they do on the football field lately could be described as such.

CFB Week 9: Bye weeks all around!

After yet another week of heartbreaking losses, the Hokies and the Hoos stumble home for a much needed bye week. Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of college football to watch!

CFB Week 8: Hokies roll past mighty Duke and the Cavs desperately search for a win

This week is PACKED with great college football games, and here are my recommendations. There is absolutely no reason to get up off the couch on Saturday!

CFB Week 7: Terribleness across the Commonwealth continues

The crushing of the Commonwealth’s football teams continues! At least ODU is undefeated?

CFB Week 6: Hokies and Hoos head to North Carolina for tough matchups

There’s a great weekend of college football ahead of you this weekend! But it’s going to be a long season for Hokie and Hoo fans.

CFB Week 5: ODU in the record books, Hokies facing a rough week, and the Hoos look for redemption

Man, that QB over at ODU really did some stuff last week. Plus my picks for which games to watch this weekend.

Raising Richmond: VT and me

How my kid helped me stop hating–and start loving–Hokie football.

(And this has nothing to do with UVA, so don’t even.)

ESPN on Shaka Smart and James Johnson

This morning’s headlining article over at the ESPN NCAA basketball section features both Shaka Smart (along with a giant picture of Coach Smart) and James Johnson. The article looks at the sometimes confusing and unpredictable career paths of college basketball assistants. “This is one of those professions where you have to be an apprentice for […]

Hokies hire James Johnson, first thoughts

This past Tuesday, Virginia Tech fired head basketball coach Seth Greenberg in an abrupt and blunt press conference. Of the many reasons Athletic Director Jim Weaver mentioned for giving Greenberg the boot one was the high rate of assistant turnover in the basketball program: all three of Greenberg’s assistants had left following the 2011-12 season, […]

Virginia Tech fires basketball coach Seth Greenberg, possible replacements are…familiar

Yesterday, in a surprise press conference, Virginia Tech Athletic Director Jim Weaver announced that he had fired head men’s basketball coach Seth Greenberg. Greenberg had been the Hokies’ head coach since the 2003 season, presiding over Tech’s transition from the Big East to the ACC. He was by no means unsuccessful,1 but the lack of […]