Miami Hurricanes look for winning record against Virginia Tech
The loss now puts the Hurricanes at a 5-5 overall record and out of contention for an Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. Like Miami (5-5, 3-3 ACC), Virginia Tech has had a tumultuous season, beating Georgia Tech and North Carolina, but losing to Pitt. As a result, former Hokie and All-American J.C. Price is acting as interim head coach and will be on the sideline as they face Miami head coach Manny Diaz and his Hurricanes. “There’s a mission and the mission this week is to beat Virginia Tech. Beating Virginia Tech is crucial if Miami hopes to enter bowl game consideration.themiamihurricane.com
Va Tech ending nation’s longest bowl streak at 27 years
(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)Virginia Tech is ending the nation’s longest bowl streak at 27 years. Hokies coach Justin Fuente said Wednesday the players decided to bypass postseason, ending their pandemic-hit season at 5-6. Kansas State lost its last five games but was in line for a bowl game because it finished seventh in the Big 12. Its opponent, UTSA, switched to the First Responders Bowl — likely against Kansas State before its own outbreak. The Frisco Bowl is among a dozen bowl games that have been canceled.
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.