Virginia Tech smoked their in-state rival and kept their NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Breaking down how the Hokies manufactured a dominant win.
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Mike Young's won a lot of games over the last five years. So then why do things feel so...meh? Let's take an in depth look at CMY's tenure, what's gone right and how to fix the things that have gone wrong.
Halfway through the year, Virginia Tech's defense has been their calling card. A look at what the numbers say about the Hokies D, plus some thoughts about the NCAA Tourney and the ACC's perception problem.
Virginia Tech is a team very reliant on Sean Pedulla. Although the Hokies' point guard is a playmaker, that high level of dependency has been bad for both parties.
Examining Tyler Bowen's play calling that kept Tulane off balance in the second half of a 41-20 Military Bowl romp. The space created, and threats across the field yielded a dominating ground game led by Kyron Drones and Bhayshul Tuten.
Virginia Tech's 41-20 win over Tulane in the Military Bowl proves one thing: in the age of the transfer portal and player opt-outs, culture always wins.
It's raining, it's pouring, this better-late-than-never edition of GIFTORY is not boring.
Tulane's unique defensive front will present pass protection problems for the Hokies.
Uninformed about the history of Tulane University? Then get up to speed with this completely accurate and absolutely fact-checked history of the Green Wave.
Shutting down star tailback Makhi Hughes will cause the Green Wave to sputter
In a surprise twist, Virginia Tech basketball has been buoyed by their defense. But to get off the dreaded tourney bubble, they'll need their offensive pieces to play to their capability.
How well do the first two years predict how a head coach will fare? Insights into the predictive ingredients for a successful hire.
Progress isn't linear, but it's impossible to overlook the job the Virginia Tech coaching staff has done in year two.
Virginia Tech played like a top-25 team for the second half of the season. A look at how the Hokies found themselves in such odd company, and the biggest roster needs going forward.
Analyzing 13 plays of Virginia Tech's thrashing of UVA in the Commonwealth Cup. Breaking down successful match zone concepts, one-on-one battles in the trenches, an offensive scheme that dictated where defenders went and that reverse.
18-pack Commonwealth Cup 🏆 edition of GIFTORY featuring broken gains, a big man catch, the bird a broken quarterback.
The Cavaliers have been surprisingly competitive this season. What are Virginia Tech's keys to victory against Virginia? Get up to speed with an in-depth, 10-play, 2,200-word Commonwealth Cup film preview.
As the 104th edition of the Commonwealth Cup approaches, a look back at how history has molded Virginia Tech and UVA — and why football will always matter more in Blacksburg.
Some baffling schematic choices exacerbated Virginia Tech's defensive struggles in a deflating 35-28 loss to NC State. Examining those scheme shortcomings along with another evolution in the passing game behind quarterback Kyron Drones.
2,500-word, 9-play film review examining Virginia Tech's triple option attack behind quarterback Kyron Drones' best performance as a Hokie, offensive line technique, and how the second-level of the defense won the day.