VCU legend Joey Rodriguez has officially begun the next step of his basketball career, accepting a position with the University of Central Florida as an assistant video coordinator. Rodriguez will join the Knights as they transition from CUSA to Big East basketball under head coach Donnie Jones. “I always wanted to coach,” Rodriguez told UCF in an official statement. “I thought it would be good to get into it early. I want to be a head coach at a young [...]
In honor of Joey Rodriguez’s birthday we give you some great J-Rod media. Video #1: Our boy Andrew Rhea threw this video together using the Amazing Ghost (local Richmond band) “J-O-E-Y-R-O-D-R-I-G-U-E-Z” song. Classic. Video #2: Joey’s appearance on the George Lopez show. Amazing. And a downloadable version of the J-O-E-Y song for your listening pleasure here: http://www.vcuramnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/J-O-E-Y-R-O-D-R-I-G-U-E-Z.m4a Happy B-day #12.
March Madness ended roughly three months ago, but the VCU men’s basketball team is yet again finding headlines. On Wednesday, July 13th, Head Coach Shaka Smart will be joined by recently graduated Ed Nixon, Joey Rodriguez, Jamie Skeen and Brandon Rozzell at the 2011 ESPN ESPY awards where they will hope to pick up the award for this year’s “Best Upset”. VCU’s historic tournament run will be pitted against Fabricio Werdum’s MMA upset over Fedor Emelianenko, Blame the horse’s upset [...]
Going in reverse order… 5) Lil B, the Basedgod: Ok, so we’ve yet to see a photo of him wearing the black-and-gold, but Berkeley, California rapper Brandon McCartney, aka Lil B, makes our list with a good bit of bonus points for instilling enough “swag” in this year’s team to cary them to the Final 4. I’ll admit, I’m 31 year old white dad who lives in an english tutor and mostly listens to Mason Jennings, so it took me [...]
Via VCUAthletics RICHMOND, Va. â€“ Itâ€™s a well-known fact that Head Coach Shaka Smart of the VCU menâ€™s basketball program is a history buff. Then it really comes as no surprise as Smart and his Rams continue to rewrite the history books when it comes to VCU basketball. For the first time ever, the Black & Gold earned a top-10 ranking, finishing sixth in the final USA Today/ESPN Coachesâ€™ poll of the 2010-11 season. â€œIâ€™m extremely proud of this group [...]