Frank Beamer

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  • Coaches weigh in on College Football Playoff

    As coaches prepare for the upcoming college football season, much of the talk focuses on the new College Football Playoff.


  • Quarterback the biggest question for Virginia Tech

    Though the offense looks improved in almost every position, the Hokies are still in need of a starting quarterback.


  • Maroon team running back Marshawn Williams (42) signs autographs for fans after Virginia Tech's annual Maroon-White spring NCAA college football game in Blacksburg, Va., Saturday, April 26 2014. (AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Matt Gentry)

    QBs take center stage in Hokies' spring game

    Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer insists that the Hokies' offense will be better than it was a year ago.


  • Mark Leal named 'frontrunner'

    The Hokies opened up spring practice Thursday and Mark Leal took an important step towards becoming the team's next starting quaterback.


  • Tennessee coach Butch Jones gives instruction during the team's first spring NCAA college football practice on Friday, March 7, 2014, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Knoxville News Sentinel, Paul Efird)

    Beamer, Jones grand marshals for Food City 500

    Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer and Tennessee coach Butch Jones will serve as co-grand marshals for the Food City 500 on Sunday at the Bristol Motor Speedway.


  • Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer talks to his team during the second half an NCAA college football game in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. Virginia Tech won the game 16-6. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Hokies will ring out 2013 in Sun Bowl vs. UCLA

    Virginia Tech (8-4, 5-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) played its first postseason game in the 1947 Sun Bowl, losing to Cincinnati. This will be the Hokies' 21st consecutive bowl appearance under coach Frank Beamer.


  • Virginia Tech place kicker Cody Journell (89) celebrates his 56-yard field goal against Boston College during the first half of an NCAA college football game at Alumni Stadium in Boston, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

    Cody Journell kicked off Virginia Tech squad

    The kicker earlier was suspended for Virginia Tech's Sept. 21 game against Marshall for an unspecified violation of team rules. Journell pleaded guilty in May 2012 to misdemeanor trespassing. He was suspended from the team for seven months and missed Virginia Tech's 2012 Sugar Bowl appearance.


  • Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas leans on his knees after a touchdown was called back on a penalty during the first half of Tech's 34-27 loss to Boston College in an NCAA college football game at Alumni Stadium in Boston, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

    Turnovers doom Hokies in loss at Boston College

    Virginia Tech's Logan Thomas completed 24 of 41 passes for 391 yards and two TDs, but was picked off twice and fumbled twice, leading to 17 of Boston College's points.


  • Virginia Tech wide receiver Willie Byrn (82) and his teammates sit as time runs out and Duke wins 13-10 in Blacksburg, Va., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Matt Gentry)

    Virginia Tech finally undone by punchless offense

    Virginia Tech coughed up four interceptions in varied and comical fashion, converted just 4 of 18 third down attempts and missed a pair of field goals. And could not possibly have won. Perhaps that best explains how the Hokies finally got burned in a humiliating 13-10 loss to Duke after playing with fire all season.


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