Virginia Tech

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Founded: 1872
Primary Athletic Conference: Atlantic Coast Conference
Nickname: Hokies
Colors: Chicago Maroon, Burnt Orange
Mascot Name: HokieBird
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Famous Alumni: Roger Crouch (Astronaut) Vernell Coles (NBA/Olympian) Michael Vick (NFL) Homer Hickson (Author)
Fun Fact: The Virginia Tech colors were officially adopted in 1896. A cannon named Skipper is fired at Lane Stadium when the team enters the field and after it scores.