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Topic - Dale Baughman
Dave Braine walked into Burruss Hall that Monday morning ready to lobby for a football coach who had few allies. It was a decision Braine knew could end up costing him his own job. Two days earlier, Virginia Tech finished the 1992 season 2-8-1 by losing to rival Virginia for the fifth time in six chances under Frank Beamer.
"It was an incredible endorsement from someone I had enormous respect for," Baughman said.
"He didn't come in trying to sell himself," Baughman said. "He wasn't pushy."