Virginia Tech renames locker room in honor of Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech’s Frank Beamer coached his final season in 2015, ending an amazing 29-year run at the helm of his alma mater. Beamer is easily the most important figure in Hokies football history, and now the team’s locker room has been renamed in his honor.  The pleasure has been all ours, Coach Beamer #ThanksFrank A video posted by VT Football (@vthokiefootball...
Via College Spun
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Frank Beamer celebrates win by dancing

Virginia Tech won Frank Beamer’s final regular-season game against rival Virginia. Here’s Beamer doing a locker room dance in celebration… Frank Beamer dabbing defines "going out on top". — ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) November 28, 2015
Via The Student Section
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia Tech's tribute for head coach's last home game

The winningest and longest tenured active head coach in Division 1 FBS college football, Frank Beamer, will retire at season’s end.  Beamer turned Virginia Tech into a winning program during his 29 seasons at the helm of the ship, turning the Hokies into a national title contender. But it will all come to an end this season, and VT knows it’s losing a major piece of the football...
Via College Spun
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: UNC's Fedora a 'strong candidate' for Virginia Tech job

Frank Beamer is one of many big name college football coaches to be on the way out this year, and according to a report by FootballScoop, Virginia Tech athletic director Whit Babcock could be looking in a very different direction. On Monday, the site reported that Babcock is interested in North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora: Virginia Tech: Sources tell FootballScoop that Whit...
Via College Spun
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer and the value of being ready

In a season marked by an unusual degree of coaching turnover, a third retirement hit the news wires on Sunday, as Frank Beamer announced that he would step down at Virginia Tech when this 2015 campaign ends. Beamer joins Steve Spurrier and George O’Leary as a retiree after many decades in college football’s arena of tumult and shouting. Two stories emerge more than others in...
Via The Student Section
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Kirby Smart 'very interested' in Virginia Tech job

Ahead of one of the biggest games of the college football season, the Alabama Crimson Tide are having to listen to more rumors about an assistant coach who may be leaving for a head coaching job next season. Several media members are saying that defensive coordinator Kirby Smart, who has been with the school since he followed Nick Saban to Tuscaloosa in 2007, is “very interested”...
Via Gamedayr
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech has not fared well against top-ranked teams

Around 8 PM Monday night, the Virginia Tech Hokies will host top-ranked Ohio State in the 2015 season opener for both teams. Along the way, Frank Beamer and his team will be trying to change their fortunes against teams who top the polls. ESPN, who will be showing the game live from Blacksburg, presented this interesting stat about the Hokies’ bad stretch against teams ranked...
Via Gamedayr
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech under scrutiny over fine system for football players

By Larry Brown Virginia Tech’s football program is under scrutiny for imposing an apparent fine system as discipline for its players. The system came to light on Wednesday night when Hokies defensive coordinator Bud Foster told the media they would look into fining players. “We’re going to look at doing that. Some people got in trouble for getting up and punishing people...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech football’s alleged monetary fine system is ridiculous

By David Kenyon Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster created some unexpected buzz Wednesday when he suggested Hokies student-athletes should be fined for certain acts that disobey team rules, and yes, it’s as insane as it sounds. The Richmond Times-Dispatch posted a picture of the purported fine system, which ranges from $5 for arriving late during a study hall...
Via Sportsnaut
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Frank Beamer busts a move after bowl win

Virginia Tech won the Military Bowl Saturday afternoon 33-17 over Cincinnati.   Hokies coach Frank Beamer opted to celebrate his team’s victory with a hilarious locker room dance.  Check out the 68-year-old coach busting a move:    Just perfect. With the win, Virginia Tech improved to 7-6, securing its 22nd straight winning season. 
Via College Spun
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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