Virginia Tech

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Founded: 1872
Primary Athletic Conference: Atlantic Coast Conference
Nickname: Hokies
Colors: Chicago Maroon, Burnt Orange
Mascot Name: HokieBird
Alumni Association: www.alumni.vt.edu
Athletics Website: www.hokiesports.com/index.html
Bookstore: www.bookstore.vt.edu
Licensing: www.unirel.vt.edu/licensing
Institution Website: www.vt.edu
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.