Tech Tribune

Tech tribune is a weekly publication where student athletes at Virginia Tech have the opportunity to share their story of how they became the person you see today! A never before seen look into the lives of these college students brought to you in their own words.

October 24, 2017




Doubt is defined as a feeling of uncertainty or lack of conviction. Opportunity is defined as a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something. My life has felt like that; a series of events that began with doubt at first impressio...

October 19, 2017

Ever since I can remember, my dream has been to play in the MLB. Endless hours of practice, countless bullpen sessions, all done in order to pursue this dream. Growing up in Boston, Massachusetts, the weather only gives you 5 or 6 months to play ball outside on a grass...

October 18, 2017

The middle of the Edmunds children wasn't highly recruited, but said those around him have helped him excel beyond what many expected

Growing up in a talented home was a tough task. Having three athletes living under the same roof … there were always competitions bet...

October 11, 2017

Redshirt junior Ricky Walker learned from others early in his career and now has welcomed being in a leadership role on the defensive line

How did I become a Hokie? It started after my ninth grade year of playing varsity football when former offensive line coach Curt...

October 4, 2017

Tech wide receiver C.J. Carroll arrived as a walk-on, didn't play for two years and gradually worked his way into a prominent role

Four years ago, I was a high school senior finishing up the football season at Good Counsel High School in Olney, Maryland. I had played f...

September 27, 2017

Oscar Bradburn, a native of Australia, celebrates the one-year anniversary of his commitment to Tech and how it has changed his life

Close to a year ago today, I committed to playing football and studying at Virginia Tech. Being from a completely different background i...

September 20, 2017

Billy Ray Mitchell isn't able to play any more because of an injury. Read about how he is attacking the new phase of his life without his helmet and shoulder pads.

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