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No. 13 Virginia Tech goes to Norfolk for 1st time since '86

Sep. 20, 2018 12:21 PM EDT

No. 13 Virginia Tech (2-0) at Old Dominion (0-3), 3:30 p.m. ET (CBS Sports Network) Line: Virginia Tech by 27½. Series record: Virginia Tech leads 1-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE? For the Monarchs, a return to a sold-out stadium and a possible turnaround of their season. For the Hokies, not a lot going against a lower...

ODU hosts Virginia Tech, gets rare home game vs Top 25 team

Sep. 18, 2018 3:44 PM EDT

A rare chance for Old Dominion to host a Top 25 team is also an opportunity that hasn't come along in while for No. 13 Virginia Tech: A chance for the Hokies to play in one of Virginia's most fertile recruiting areas. The Hokies (2-0) haven't played in the Tidewater region since a 1986 matchup against Temple in...

Florida State's offense stagnant behind struggling line

Sep. 18, 2018 12:40 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has tried three starting lineups on the offensive line in three games. The Seminoles will use a fourth on Saturday. While injuries have plagued the group, regardless of who has been in — a veteran or a first-time starter — the line hasn't done its job....

Florence's approach causes plethora of ACC schedule changes

Sep. 12, 2018 3:58 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — While safety concerns at Atlantic Coast Conference schools are being addressed ahead of Hurricane Florence, the storm's significant impact on this week's schedule will have a lingering effect on scheduling obstacles, monetary implications and bowl considerations once it passes. The...

The Latest: MEAC calls off game at South Carolina State.

Sep. 11, 2018 9:55 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence's impact on college football (all times local): 9:45 p.m. The game between North Carolina Central and South Carolina State set for Saturday has been postponed until Nov. 24. The contest was to be South Carolina State's first home game in Orangeburg,...

Florence forces 3 games with ranked teams off weekend slate

Sep. 11, 2018 6:24 PM EDT

Hurricane Florence has forced the cancellation of several Top 25 games this weekend, including No. 13 Virginia Tech's home game against East Carolina, No. 14 West Virginia's trip to North Carolina State and No. 18 UCF's game at North Carolina. The Category 4 storm's approach led to a series of schedule...

Peoples, Jackson sharp; No. 12 Hokies beat Tribe 62-17

Sep. 8, 2018 6:53 PM EDT

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Fuente said he was worried how his team would handle a quick turnaround. The No. 12 Hokies had an emotional 24-3 victory at Florida State on Monday night, then had to travel home, operate on insufficient sleep and prepare to play William & Mary on Saturday. He need not...

No. 12 Hokies battle short work week with W&M up next

Sep. 7, 2018 4:27 PM EDT

Virginia Tech's season got off to a very strong start with a decisive victory against Florida State in Tallahassee. For the No. 12 Hokies to keep it going, they need to master a short work week. The Hokies (1-0) open their home season on Saturday against William & Mary (1-0). The Tribe is an FCS-level...

Florida State looks for better showing from offensive line

Sep. 7, 2018 2:51 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State looks to build confidence in its struggling offensive line when the Seminoles take on Samford this weekend. In their season-opening loss to Virginia Tech, the Seminoles allowed five sacks and were not able to establish a running game — then fell out of the Top...

William & Mary-Virginia Tech Preview Capsule

Sep. 6, 2018 2:03 PM EDT

William & Mary (1-0) at No. 12 Virginia Tech (1-0), 2 p.m. ET (ACC Network Extra) Line: No line. Series record: Virginia Tech leads 41-18-4 WHAT'S AT STAKE? Virginia Tech climbed eight spots in the Top 25 after an impressive 24-3 victory at Florida State, and now deals with a short work week to get ready for...