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For a team ranked fifth in the most recent Bowl Championship Series rankings, Virginia Tech certainly felt disrespected this week in the run-up to Saturday's game against rival Virginia.
Shane Beamer spent 11 years away from Virginia Tech, but his dislike for Virginia didn't wane.
North Carolina came 1 yard from turning Virginia Tech's dominance Thursday night into heartbreak.
Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller was not always the excellent open-field tackler he is now. He admitted after Saturday's 14-10 win at Duke that what everyone just saw took hours of practice, and that great tacklers make themselves great.
Previewing Week 9 in DC-area college football.
Three times last season, Virginia Tech trailed by at least 10 points in the first half and came back to win. The most remarkable of those three games was at North Carolina State, where the Hokies were down 17-0 early in the second quarter and won 41-30 — the largest deficit they have ever erased under coach Frank Beamer.
On Sept. 26, 1992, North Carolina State traveled to Kenan Stadium to face rival North Carolina. The Wolfpack's quarterbacks coach that day, Mike O'Cain, still hasn't forgotten the magic he witnessed. Quarterback Terry Jordan completed 23 of 25 passes for 361 yards as N.C. State won 27-20.
Logan Thomas made the plays in leading Virginia Tech to a victory against Miami, something that he didn't happen a week earlier in a loss to Clemson.
Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer stood in front of his players in the locker room after last Saturday's 23-3 loss to Clemson. The room was somber, as the Hokies just lost by their second-largest margin at home in Beamer's 25 seasons. But Beamer, ever the optimist, attempted to inject some hope.