Randy Sanders says he’s usually not a big fan of the bye week, but East Tennessee State’s football coach admits this one might have come at the right time.
Three weeks and a quarterback change appear to have made a significant impact for Virginia Tech.
Tight ends accounted for eight of the 10 completions the Hokies had last week with former Union High School standout James Mitchell catching three passes for 75 yards, the long a 67-yarder.
There’s not much dissension in the ranks this week. However, for those who chose to venture out of line, their against-the-grain picks come in some big games.
Lenoir-Rhyne built a 49-0 halftime advantage and romped to a 63-6 win over Virginia-Wise on Saturday at Moretz Stadium.
Jake Fromm threw two touchdown passes, Georgia’s defense delivered a dominant second-half performance and the No. 3 Bulldogs recovered from a slow start to beat Tennessee 43-14 on Saturday night.
Deshawn McClease’s 3-yard run with 1:03 remaining capped a wild back-and-forth final few minutes, Dalton Keene caught three touchdown passes and Virginia Tech held on to beat Miami 42-35 on Saturday.
ETSU’s search for its first Southern Conference victory doesn’t get any easier Saturday when Wofford visits Greene Stadium.
Miami defensive lineman Trevon Hill remembers the day he started seeing the Hurricanes in a different light. It was Nov. 4, 2017, Virginia Tech at Miami, a prime-time showdown between a pair of ranked ACC teams.
Three lone wolf picks and four split decisions — including what to expect in a big Region 1-2A tilt between Sullivan North and Hampton — are among the highlights from this week’s football picks.
UVa-Wise is on the road for the second of three straight SAC road trips. Emory & Henry is at home to entertain Hampden-Sydney
Our full panel predicts five of the region’s seven unbeaten high school teams will keep their perfect records intact this week. They know for sure one (playing another unbeaten) has to go down, and they’re split 3-2 on whether Thomas Walker will do the same.
The East Tennessee State football team got by without two of its defensive stalwarts for one week. Coach Randy Sanders hopes he doesn’t have to do it again.
A misdemeanor domestic assault charge against Tennessee sophomore Bryce Thompson was dropped after the cornerback’s girlfriend requested the dismissal.
ETSU overcame a quick-strike score and throttled Austin Peay’s offense to record a 20-14 victory in a nonconference game Saturday night at Greene Stadium.