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2017 Schedule
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Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente has the perfect person on staff to give a history lesson about the VT-West Virginia rivalry before their season opener. So he asked defensive coordinator Bud Foster to deliver the message. The two teams last played in 2005, and Foster coached in the last 19 games in the series. "I've always had the utmost respect for West Virginia and that goes back to playing coach (Don) Nehlen," Foster told ESPN.com. "It was always a tough, hard fought football game, a lot of close battles and a lot of great players, too. We have to make sure our kids understand what that is all about."

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Frank Beamer and Don Nehlen will serve as honorary captains in the season opener between Virginia Tech and West Virginia at FedEx Field on Sept. 3. Beamer coached the Hokies and Nehlen coached the Mountaineers when the two schools squared off as major rivals in the Big East. Both will participate in the pregame coin toss, and will be involved in the presentation of the Black Diamond Trophy after the game ends.


Campus Conversation: UF Suspensions, QB Competitions, More

Before chats with Clemson's Dabo Swinney & Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley, Matt Schick, Adam Rittenberg & Jake Trotter discuss the suspensions at Florida, weigh in on intriguing QB battles at places like Michigan, Texas, Miami, Virginia Tech and many more.

Chancellor inspired by Sean Taylor to hit hard (0:51)
Coaches discuss the College Football Playoff (1:36)
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Biggest position battles: Virginia Tech

With Jerod Evans off to the NFL, three Hokies are competing for the right to start at QB, with Josh Jackson looking like the favorite.

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Five-star K.J. Henry cuts list to five

Defensive end K.J. Henry, the No. 5 overall prospect in the class of 2018, says he'll take official visits to his finalists.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Virginia Tech and BYU will play a home-and-home series in 2026 and 2030. The Hokies also announced multiple future games with in-state opponents Liberty, Old Dominion and VMI. Most interesting note in the release, though, is this: Earlier this summer, the ACC decided its schools could only play one FCS opponent per season on specifically designated weekends through 2029. Virginia Tech is scheduled to face four FCS opponents – William & Mary (2018), Furman (2019), Richmond (2021) and VMI (2026) over the next 12 seasons.

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Outcry mounts over Hokies' induction of Vick

Two online petitions have received more than 90,000 combined signatures against the Virginia Tech Sports HOF induction of ex-Hokies star Michael Vick in September.

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Cam Phillips attempts to spell teammate Andrew Motuapuaka's last name...

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Hokies WR Cam Phillips on how defenses will approach him this year: "I'm going to make them pay attention to me, but honestly, right now I don't think they respect me enough. People are going to have to get burned a few times but they'll learn."

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Virginia Tech WR Cam Phillips aiming for best-dressed at the ACC Kickoff. Coach Justin Fuente joked, "It looks like you put it together."

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