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Dec 28, 2012

Virginia Tech Comes Back To Trump Rutgers In Overtime

Virginia Tech completed its 20th consecutive winning season with a 13-10 overtime victory over Rutgers in the 2012 Russell Athletic Bowl. The Hokies rallied from a 10-0 deficit to tie the game in the fourth quarter before Cody Journell’s field goal in overtime gave them their first lead of the game. They sealed the victory when Rutgers kicker Nick Borgese missed a 42-yard field goal attempt in the Scarlet Knights’ overtime possession.    With the win, the Hokies ended a two-game […]

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Dec 28, 2012

Antone Exum, Virginia Tech Outlast Rutgers

Nobody had a better week than Virginia Tech cornerback Antone Exum. Earlier this week Exum gave his Best Buy gift cards to three kids in need and gained national attention. ESPN, CBS and many other media outlets praised his actions. He was a star at the Give Kids the World Village dancing and playing games with the children. And now he’s the 2012 Russell Athletic Bowl MVP after Virginia Tech defeated Rutgers 13-10 in overtime. “Words can’t explain how happy I […]

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Dec 02, 2012

Virginia Tech To Meet Rutgers In Russell Athletic Bowl

The Virginia Tech Hokies and Rutgers Scarlet Knights have been selected to play in this year’s Russell Athletic Bowl. Set to take place December 28 from Orlando’s Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium, the game will kick off at 5:30 p.m. and be televised nationally by ESPN.  Virginia Tech is bowl-eligible for an impressive 20th-straight season and makes its first appearance in an Orlando bowl game. Head coach Frank Beamer is the winningest-active and longest-tenured coach in the Football Bowl Subdivision. QB […]

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Nov 30, 2011

ACC Championship Game is the Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week

This season, pick who you think will win the Capital One Bowl Game of the Week and WIN! Answer the question on the Capital One Bowl Facebook page before Saturday’s game. If you pick correctly, you’ll be entered into a drawing to win two tickets to the Capital One Bowl on January 2, 2012! Michigan State leads series 29-21 (last meeting: Oct. 22, 2011: Michigan State 37, Wisconsin 31) The inaugural Big Ten Championship Game will feature a welcome rematch […]

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Nov 07, 2011

Virginia Tech at Georgia Tech is the Champs Sports Bowl Game Of The Week

Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan announced today that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, through its Fresh From Florida marketing campaign, will partner with Florida Citrus Sports on the event formerly known as the Orlando Citrus Parade. The event’s new name will be the Fresh From Florida Parade. An annual holiday classic, this year’s Fresh From Florida Parade will be held on Saturday, December 31, 2011 in Downtown Orlando, with step-off scheduled for 11:00 a.m. “The Fresh […]

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Oct 11, 2011

Virginia Tech at Wake Forest is the Champs Sports Bowl Game Of The Week

This season, pick who you think will win the Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week and WIN! Answer the question on the Champs Sports Bowl Facebook page before Saturday’s game. If you pick correctly, you’ll be entered into a drawing to win two tickets to the Champs Sports Bowl on December 29, 2011! Virginia Tech leads series 23-11-1 (last meeting: Oct. 16, 2010: Virginia Tech 52, Wake Forest 21) Upstart Wake Forest welcomes No. 21 Virginia Tech to Winston-Salem this week […]

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Nov 03, 2010

Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week: Georgia Tech at #22 Virginia Tech

The Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week is a preview of a pivotal matchup featuring teams from the Big East and/or ACC that could impact the bowl picture. Week Ten: Georgia Tech (5-3, 3-2 ACC) at #22 Virginia Tech (6-2, 4-0 ACC) Thursday, Nov. 6 – 7:00  p.m. Lane Stadium — Blacksburg, Va. Virginia Tech leads the series, 4-3 Last Meeting: Oct. 17, 2009  (Georgia Tech 28, Virginia Tech 23) Georgia Tech Outlook The Yellow Jackets are hoping to get back on track after a 27-13 loss […]

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Oct 07, 2009

Champs Sports Bowl Extends Partnership with Atlantic Coast Conference

Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan and Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford have announced a partnership agreement for the 2010-13 Champs Sports Bowls. The agreement with the ACC will bring Orlando the second pick after the Bowl Championship Series selection (i.e. the conference’s third overall pick) to play against the top non-BCS team from the BIG EAST Conference or Notre Dame.  “Our relationship with the Champs Sports Bowl has been absolutely terrific over the years and we are extremely […]

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