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Updated bowl projections – November 9, 2015

Every Monday we publish bowl projections from experts across the web and offer a little analysis of the expert projections.   We’ll also provide a bowl projection that may seem crazy at first, but we’ll provide the rationale behind it. DOES THE COMMITTEE KNOW ANYTHING? – When the initial rankings for the College [ . . read more . . ]

From VPI to Virginia Tech and from Gobblers to Hokies

What is a Hokie? According to the Virginia Tech website, the origin of the word “Hokie” has nothing to do with a turkey. It was coined by a student O.M. Stull (Class of 1896) who used it in a spirit yell he wrote for a competition.  Virginia Tech was founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution and named Virginia [ . . read more . . ]

What a Weekend it Was – A look at week three

USC and Virginia Tech suffered unexpected losses over the weekend. USC was coming off a huge Pac-12 victory at Stanford, while Virginia Tech was heading home after shocking Ohio State in Columbus, 35-21. The Trojans made the cross-country trip to Chestnut Hill and were manhandled by a fired-up Boston College team. Quarterback Tyler [ . . read more . . ]

The In’s and Out’s of the ACC Bowl Picture

Somehow the final month of the regular season has already arrived.  A quick recap of what’s going on at the top; Alabama is still really good, “Famous Jameis” has provided the perfect  sequal to “Johnny Football”, and the quest for the top two spots in the BCS is still as unpredictable as ever.  The only good thing about the [ . . read more . . ]

My Gameday Experience at Virginia Tech

BY MICHAEL LEESE Game day in Blacksburg, Virginia, proved to be very enjoyable and a good learning experience. Virginia Tech is in a beautiful college town just outside the Blue Ridge Mountains. Early fall weather had the leaves turning colors, which provided terrific backdrops for taking pictures. The first thing you immediately notice [ . . read more . . ]

What to watch for this week in the Atlantic Coast Conference

The Atlantic Division race remains the same.  Florida State still has the inside track to the division championship with Clemson keeping up both in the standings and in the polls.  Miami’s 30-12 home win over Virginia Tech last week moved them a top a wild and crazy Coastal Division where four teams remain in contention for the [ . . read more . . ]

ACC Bowl Projections – By an ACC fan

I never would have believed someone if they said after week 10 of the season, the ACC would have only three bowl eligible teams.  I would have been even more shocked if they told me that Duke would be one of those teams.  But as of now, the ACC has only three teams that are bowl eligible.   That should improve — with the [ . . read more . . ]