No. 9 Miami rallies behind King, D to beat Va. Tech 25-24
D’Eriq King threw for 255 yards and a touchdown and ran for a score, rallying the Hurricanes to a 25-24 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday. Miami announced it had 13 players unavailable before the game, including three starters and several offensive linemen. Hendon Hooker paced Virginia Tech, throwing for 201 yards and rushing for 53 yards and a touchdown. “I hurt for them,” Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente said of his players. Virginia Tech: The Hokies travel to Pittsburgh — if the Panthers are ready to play.
Virginia Tech presents defensive challenge as Hurricanes look to continue momentum in Blacksburg
9 Hurricanes will be traveling to Blacksburg, Virginia to face the Virginia Tech Hokies this Saturday. Offensively, Virginia Tech is dominant in the run game. As a team, they are averaging 277 rushing yards per game, which ranks fourth in the nation. Herbert is averaging 8.4 yards per carry with 803 rushing yards on 96 carries and six touchdowns this season. The Hokies are allowing an average of 31.5 points per game, 202 rushing yards per game and 257 passing yards per game.themiamihurricane.com
Barbir's FG gives No. 25 Liberty 38-35 win over Hokies
25 Liberty to a 38-35 victory over Virginia Tech. But officials ruled that Virginia Tech had called a timeout before the kick. “I’ve always done this,” Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente said. Hendon Hooker paced Virginia Tech, throwing for 217 yards and three touchdowns and rushing for 156 yards and a touchdown. Virginia Tech: The Hokies play Miami at home on Saturday.
Carter, No. 8 UNC run past No. 19 Virginia Tech 56-45
19 Virginia Tech. 19 Virginia Tech 56-45 on Saturday. Khalil Herbert ran for 138 yards and two touchdowns for Virginia Tech (2-1, 2-1), which again played shorthanded due to coronavirus and injury issues. “North Carolina’s explosive on offense,” Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente said. Things got closer, but the Tar Heels rolled with an offense that looked equally as prolific whether throwing or running.
Miami has a lot to improve following loss to Virginia Tech
The Hurricanes (2-3, 0-2) faced the Virginia Tech Hokies (3-2, 1-2) on Saturday in what turned out to be an exciting display of offense after a very poor first half showing. Miami quarterback Jarren Williams started cold, throwing interceptions on three consecutive drives to start the game. The momentum, however, quickly shifted back to Miami as Jeff Thomas made his first trip to the end zone this season, with a magnificent grab over a Virginia Tech defender. Defensively, Miami looked unprepared and disconnected for the majority of the game, especially in regard to the running abilities of Virginia Tech quarterback Hendon Hooker, who ran for 89 yards and a touchdown, while throwing for three. Surrendering 42 points to Virginia Tech, thats not the Miami standard.Miami now has a short week to prepare to face 23rd-ranked Virginia on Friday night.themiamihurricane.com