FRANK BEAMER NEWS

Is Loeffler the next hire?

As soon as Frank Beamer announced his retirement, many started speculating that Virginia Tech Offensive Coordinator Scot Loeffler would join Addazio at the Heights. The two worked together at Florida and Loeffler called the plays during Addazio's first season at Temple. Wednesday, Blauds said a move is likely. Blauds was right on Reid so I assume he is getting his scoop from Addazio...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia's Smart adds Virginia Tech's Shane Beamer to staff

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Shane Beamer, the associate head coach and running backs coach at Virginia Tech the last five years and son of longtime Hokies coach Frank Beamer, is Georgia's new special teams coordinator and tight ends coach. New Georgia coach Kirby Smart announced the addition of Beamer to his staff on Tuesday. Beamer previously was an assistant coach at South Carolina (2007...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Shane Beamer to join Smart's staff at Georgia

Former Virginia Tech associate head coach/running backs coach Shane Beamer has been added to Kirby Smart’s staff at Georgia, according to a report by ESPN’s Chris Low.Beamer, the 38-year old son of recently retired Hokies legendary coach, Frank Beamer, is expected to coach the Bulldogs tight ends and special teamers.Beamer has coached in Blacksburg since 2011 and is a former...
Via Fox Sports
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Kirby Smart hires Frank Beamer’s son, Shane, to UGA staff

New Georgia head coach Kirby Smart has been hard at work trying to complete his staff with the Bulldogs already and it looks like he could be close to finished. He just made a big pickup for the 2016 season. According to reports, Smart has hired Shane Beamer, son of now-retired Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer, to his staff. He will reportedly coach tight ends and special teams...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kirby Smart Hires Frank Beamer’s Son, Shane, To His Staff At Georgia

Kirby Smart has hired the son of one of college football’s greatest head coaches to his staff at Georgia, per ESPN’s Chris Low.  The Bulldogs’ head coach has hired Shane Beamer, the son of now-retired legendary Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer.  Shane Beamer will coach tight ends and special teams at Georgia, per the report.  Kirby Smart gets a good one in Shane Beamer...
Via College Spun
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly now college football’s winningest coach

Now that Virginia Tech legend Frank Beamer is retired, college football’s winningest coach is none other than Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly.
Via Campus Sports Net
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Frank Beamer’s emotional exit

Frank Beamer coached the final game of his career last night after 29 years with Virginia Tech, and his team came together to pull off an outstanding 55-52 win over Tulsa in the Independence Bowl in Shreveport. After the game, as Virginia Tech left the field, fans then chanted Beamer’s name as he rode off into the proverbial sunset as a hero, a legend, an institution. Andy Bitter...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Frank Beamer Gets Heartwarming Goodbye From Virginia Tech

Frank Beamer is culminating his career in college football with a victory. The Virginia Tech Hokies defeated the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes 55-52 in the Independence Bowl on Saturday. It was definitely a memorable win for the Coach Beamer, who won this same trophy in his first bowl game with the Hokies in 1993. The Hokies were able to hold off Tulsa, who battled from a 24-point deficit...
Via Gamedayr
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Retiring Virginia Tech Head Coach Frank Beamer Breaks Out The Wicked Dance Moves One Last Time After Independence Bowl Win

It has become a thing these days for teams to have a little dance party in the locker room after winning big games. In some cases the head coach--like Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer--have been known to get in on the act as well. Since it was his last game and his team won, Beamer broke out the moves one last time.And he got down with his bad self! Read more »
Via FatManWriting
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Frank Beamer walks off field to chants from fans

Frank Beamer’s career as a college football coach is over.  The Virginia Tech coach is going out with a win. The Hokies defeated Tulsa, 55-52, in the Independence Bowl this evening.  Andy Bitter of the Roanoke Times captured video of Beamer’s final walk off the field. It includes fans chanting “Beamer! Beamer! Beamer!” Last walk off the field for Frank Beamer. #Hokies...
Via College Spun
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Monster Sack By Dadi Lhomme Nicolas Seals Independence Bowl Win For Virginia Tech

In the first half it looked like Frank Beamer was going to have an easy win for his last game as head coach of the Virginia Tech Hokies. His guys came out with all guns blazing getting out to a 45-21 lead halfway through the second quarter, but Tulsa regrouped and managed to get within three points with just under two minutes to play.Defensive lineman Dadi Lhomme Nicolas finally...
Via FatManWriting
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Beamer goes out a winner as Va. Tech takes Independence Bowl

SHREVEPORT, La. -- Michael Brewer threw for 344 yards, Isaiah Ford had 227 yards receiving and coach Frank Beamer won his final game at Virginia Tech, 55-52 over Tulsa on Saturday night in the Independence Bowl.The 69-year-old Beamer announced in November he would retire following the season. He finished with a 238-121-2 record at Virginia Tech over 29 seasons.Virginia Tech (7-6...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Beamer goes out a winner as Virginia Tech beats Tulsa 55-52

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) Michael Brewer threw for 344 yards, Isaiah Ford had 227 yards receiving and coach Frank Beamer won his final game at Virginia Tech, 55-52 over Tulsa on Saturday night in the Independence Bowl. The 69-year-old Beamer announced in November he would retire following the season. He finished with a 238-121-2 record at Virginia Tech over 29 seasons. Virginia Tech...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Hokies survive Tulsa rally, win Frank Beamer’s final game, 55-52

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane and Virginia Tech Hokies entered into the Camping World Independence Bowl looking to cap off great seasons. The Hokies were playing for head coach Frank Beamer, who was in his final game, while the Golden Hurricane were playing for first-year head coach Phillip Montgomery. The Hokies came into the game at 6-6 and they needed a big showing from their offense...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Monster sack gives Frank Beamer win in final game

For a coach that’s been known for the defense that his teams played….the Independence Bowl was an offensive shootout. But in Frank Beamer’s final game, ultimately it was the defense that came up with the game winning play…. Monster game winning sack by #VirginiaTech to win the #IndependenceBowl https://t.co/eFkDCpRjag — Kevin Causey (@CFBZ) December 27, 2015 The post...
Via Bloguin Best
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Monster sack gives Frank Beamer win in final game

For a coach that’s been known for the defense that his teams played….the Independence Bowl was an offensive shootout. But in Frank Beamer’s final game, ultimately it was the defense that came up with the game winning play…. Monster game winning sack by #VirginiaTech to win the #IndependenceBowl https://t.co/eFkDCpRjag — Kevin Causey (@CFBZ) December 27, 2015 The post...
Via The Student Section
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virgina Tech fullback gets team fired up pregame

Not every minor bowl game against Tulsa is a big game for a program like Virginia Tech, but today is a special one, with Frank Beamer coaching in his final game. Junior fullback Sam Rogers is making sure his unit is fired up. With about 40 minutes until kick-off of the Independence Bowl, Rogers gathered the running backs, and gave a super intense pump-up speech, which was luckily...
Via College Spun
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Hokies share memories of Frank Beamer

Frank Beamer coaches the final game of his career today when Virginia Tech takes on Tulsa in the Independence Bowl, and nothing but good things can be said about the man who has led the Hokies the past 29 years. In an article on The Players’ Tribune, Virginia Tech alumni shared their memories of the surefire future Hall of Famer. Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall called...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer marches with trombone

Frank Beamer has one last game as head coach of the Virginia Tech Hokies before riding off into the sunset of retirement. If you weren’t rooting for him in his finale before, you will after seeing this. The long-time coach was presented a special trombone by the school’s marching band before his final game. He then proceeded to march around and play the instrument, much to the...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Starting VT linebacker among 3 suspended for Independence Bowl

Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer will be coaching his final game in his illustrious 29-year career on Saturday as the Hokies take on Tulsa in the Camping World Independence Bowl. The team will be without one of its biggest players after he was one of three players suspended for the game. According to ESPN, starting linebacker Deon Clarke and wide receiver Kevin Asante were suspended...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Just in case you forgot, here's a few reason to celebrate Beamer's career

Virginia Tech’s 29-year head coach Frank Beamer will walk the sideline one final time before he retires after the Hokies (6-6) take on Tulsa (6-6) in the Independence Bowl on Dec. 26.With a 234-120-2 lifetime record, Beamer is the all-time winningest active coach in the FBS and has led the Hokies to 23 straight bowl appearances. There are a million reasons why Virginia Tech fans...
Via Fox Sports
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Tulsa-Virginia Tech Preview

It took Frank Beamer seven years to get Virginia Tech to a bowl game after taking over a program that had experienced little national success, but once he got the Hokies to the postseason they never looked back. Now, Beamer returns to the place where his program's magnificent run started - just as his own is coming to an end. The final game of Beamer's 29 years on the Virginia...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Tulsa-Virginia Tech Preview

It took Frank Beamer seven years to get Virginia Tech to a bowl game after taking over a program that had experienced little national success, but once he got the Hokies to the postseason they never looked back. Now, Beamer returns to the place where his program's magnificent run started - just as his own is coming to an end. The final game of Beamer's 29 years on the Virginia...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer’s bowl career started and ends with Independence Bowl

Frank Beamer is set to coach his final game as the head football coach for the Virginia Tech Hokies. He will be coaching the Hokies in the Independence Bowl which is a bit ironic for one particular reason. As a Virginia Tech fan pointed out on Reddit, Beamer started his bowl career and will end his bowl career in the Independence Bowl. Back in 1993, Virginia Tech knocked off the...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bud Foster too invested to leave Virginia Tech

For years, many thought Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster was the coach-in-waiting for when Frank Beamer decided to step down. Although as we’ve seen over the past couple weeks, Virginia Tech wasn’t actually thinking that way as they hired Justin Fuentes from Memphis to succeed Beamer. Even after the supposed slight, Foster is staying with the team, saying he has...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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