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Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer sings the Alma Mater with Kyshoen Jarrett (34) and Dyrell Roberts (11) after an NCAA college football game against Austin Peay in Blacksburg, Va., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Daniel Lin)  LOCAL TV OUT; SALEM TIMES REGISTER OUT; FINCASTLE HERALD OUT;  CHRISTIANBURG NEWS MESSENGER OUT; RADFORD NEWS JOURNAL OUT; ROANOKE STAR SENTINEL OUT
Photo by: Daniel Lin
Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer sings the Alma Mater with Kyshoen Jarrett (34) and Dyrell Roberts (11) after an NCAA college football game against Austin Peay in Blacksburg, Va., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Daniel Lin) LOCAL TV OUT; SALEM TIMES REGISTER OUT; FINCASTLE HERALD OUT; CHRISTIANBURG NEWS MESSENGER OUT; RADFORD NEWS JOURNAL OUT; ROANOKE STAR SENTINEL OUT

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