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Pitt smashes Virginia Tech 52-22 to near ACC Coastal title

Nov. 10, 2018 8:29 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Qadree Ollison looked at the line of scrimmage, looked at the Virginia Tech end zone 97 long yards away and turned to good friend and fellow Pittsburgh running back Darrin Hall. "I asked him if he thought I could run that far and he was like, 'I don't know,'" Ollison said with a laugh....

Pitt warily eyes Coastal title as uneven Hokies visit

Nov. 9, 2018 12:26 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — George Aston has seen a lot in five years at Pittsburgh. Two coaching staffs. A handful of big-time upsets that hinted at a turnaround. Just as many baffling losses that have ultimately prevented it from happening. Still, the burly fullback hasn't seen this: it's November and the Panthers...

Levy runs No. 24 Boston College past Virginia Tech, 31-21

Nov. 3, 2018 9:06 PM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Travis Levy went from a lightly used backup to the focal point of No. 24 Boston College's run-first offense, and he responded by running the Eagles into one of their biggest games in years. Taking over after star AJ Dillon tweaked an ankle injury, Levy for ran 75 yards and two...

No. 24 BC, Virginia Tech meet in pivotal ACC matchup

Nov. 2, 2018 12:35 PM EDT

Boston College and Virginia Tech are looking to remain in the Atlantic Coast Conference divisional races when the teams meet on Saturday. The No. 24 Eagles need a victory to set themselves up for a huge showdown with second-ranked Clemson for Atlantic Division supremacy. And the Hokies are trying to keep pace in...

Oliver, Yellow Jackets run all over Hokies 49-28

Oct. 26, 2018 12:04 AM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Tobias Oliver's first career start at quarterback went better than even he could have expected. Georgia Tech's backup ran for 215 yards and three touchdowns and the Yellow Jackets ran all over Virginia Tech for a 49-28 victory on Thursday night. "I'm a little banged up but I feel...

Virginia Tech looks to pad division lead vs Georgia Tech

Oct. 24, 2018 3:27 PM EDT

Virginia Tech is leading the ACC's Coastal Division and has posted all three of its victories on the road. The Hokies hope to pad their lead when they host Georgia Tech on Thursday night. The Yellow Jackets (3-4, 1-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) have won their last two meetings against the Hokies (4-2, 3-0), as...

Virginia Tech rallies to beat North Carolina 22-19

Oct. 14, 2018 12:15 AM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Willis and Virginia Tech's offense struggled to sustain drives much of Saturday night at North Carolina, while the Hokies' traditionally tough defense kept surrendering big chunks of yardage. And yet, the Hokies hung in — then pounced when they got a chance to snatch...

Hokies look to go to 3-0 in ACC with visit to Tar Heels

Oct. 12, 2018 12:36 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Virginia Tech has had its top performances this season when playing on the road against Atlantic Coast Conference opponents. Throw in the fact the Hokies are coming off a loss, and Saturday's trip to North Carolina looks like the kind of game that often brings out their best....

Football parity dominating the ACC _ except at Clemson

Oct. 10, 2018 11:49 AM EDT

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney breathed a big sigh of relief when his Tigers remained unbeaten — barely — in a come-from-behind victory over Syracuse. The winning touchdown in a 27-23 triumph just over a week ago was scored with less than a minute to play — in Death Valley, no less, before more...

Young Virginia Tech defense shows signs of growing pains

Oct. 9, 2018 4:57 PM EDT

When the Virginia Tech offense gave up a touchdown against Notre Dame, Hokies defensive coordinator Bud Foster said his defense reacted as though they had come up short. Late in the first half of Virginia Tech's 45-23 loss to No. 5 Notre Dame , Hokies quarterback Ryan Willis' fumble was scooped up by the Irish's...