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William & Mary faces stiff test against Hokies

William & Mary's Jimmye Laycock could surely have come up with a better scenario for the start of his 35th season as coach at his alma mater. Since it's too late for that, he can only laugh, and hope. Laycock named inexperienced Steve Cluley as his starting quarterback this week, and will rely on the sophomore to weather a defensive storm when the Tribe opens the season...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Va. Tech's Beamer gets contract extension through 2018

  Virginia Tech has given football coach Frank Beamer a two-year contract extension. Athletic director Whit Babcock announced the extension on Wednesday, which will keep the winningest active coach at the Division I level on the Hokies' sideline through Jan. 1, 2019. Financial terms were not released. Babcock says the extension is a reward for Beamer's 27 years at his alma...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Beamer gets contract extension through 2018

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Virginia Tech has given football coach Frank Beamer a two-year contract extension. Athletic director Whit Babcock announced the extension on Wednesday, which will keep the winningest active coach at the Division I level on the Hokies' sideline through Jan. 1, 2019. Financial terms were not released. Babcock says the extension is a reward for Beamer'...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer, Virginia Tech agree to two-year contract extension

With retirement speculation growing after consecutive disappointing seasons, Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer has agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the school through at least the 2018 campaign. Beamer, 67, will begin his 28th year at Virginia Tech on Saturday against William & Mary with more wins than any active Football Bowl Subdivision...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech extends Frank Beamer through 2018

Virginia Tech announced a two-year extension for Frank Beamer that will keep him as the football head coach through the 2018 season. Hokies’ athletic director Whit Babcock called Beamer’s extension “well-deserved” in a statement released on the school’s athletic website: “We are pleased to be in a position to present Coach Beamer with this contract extension,” Babcock...
Via KCM Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Announces Extension for Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech has announced a two year contract extension for Frank Beamer that will keep him as the head coach until 2019. Here are the details via WDBJ17.com “We are pleased to be in a position to present Coach Beamer with this contract extension,” Babcock wrote in a news release. “Announcing before our home opener serves as a tangible show of support for the winningest...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer Signs Contract Extension, Will Stay At Virginia Tech Through 2019

One of the best and longest tenured coaches in America agreed to a contract extension today. Frank Beamer, who has been at Virginia Tech since 1987 and has led the Hokies to a 224-109-2 record, agreed to a two year contract extension that will keep him in Blacksburg through the 2019 season. If Beamer stays at Va. Tech through the expiration of this deal, it would mean that he would...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech names Texas Tech transfer Michael Brewer starting QB

Virginia Tech named Texas Tech transfer Michael Brewer their starting QB going into the 2014 season.  Brewer had been in a battle with Senior Mark Leal, who backed up Logan Thomas (now with the Arizona Cardinals) to be the top signal caller. Head coach Frank Beamer shared in a statement, “Both of the guys gave great effort and played very well in preseason, making it a very difficult...
Via NCAA Football Zone
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Beamer picks transfer Brewer Hokies' starting QB

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Texas Tech transfer Michael Brewer has won the starting quarterback job for Virginia Tech. Hokies coach Frank Beamer made the announcement Saturday. He says the competition between last year's backup, Mark Leal, and Brewer in preseason camp made the decision ''a very difficult choice.'' Brewer, from Lake Travis, Texas, enrolled at Virginia...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech names Michael Brewer starting quarterback

If Virginia Tech is to bounce back from a couple disappointing seasons by Hokie standards, it'll do it behind a junior transfer quarterback. Coach Frank Beamer announced Saturday that Texas Tech graduate Michael Brewer beat out fifth-year senior Mark Leal for the starting job after a lengthy competition. "Both of the guys gave great effort and played very well in preseason...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Virginia Tech Hokies Season Preview: Predicting W's and L's

The Virginia Tech Hokies, from the ACC, are coming off of two down seasons for their standards. The Hokies went 7-6 in 2012 and followed that up with an 8-5 season last year. The Hokies will now have to bounce back and return to their winning standards that Head Coach Frank Beamer has built the past couple decades.Virginia Tech will have to replace quarterback Logan Thomas this year...
Via Football Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Virginia Tech Defensive Back Makes Sweet One-Handed Interception in Practice

Virginia Tech is only a couple of seasons removed from eight consecutive seasons of 10+ wins. Is longtime head coach Frank Beamer worried? Probably not. He's been around long enough not to let much bother him, but being the competitor that he is you know he wants to get back on top again.When he sees his guys make interceptions like this in practice he has to feel good about...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Hokies look to return to staples of running and D

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) It's a year of change at Virginia Tech, and the Hokies hope it is for the better. Coach Frank Beamer entered his 28th training camp still trying to determine a successor for quarterback Logan Thomas, with Texas Tech transfer Michael Brewer and Mark Leal battling for the job. Brewer, viewed by many as the favorite, said the Hokies were a ''no-brainer...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer Does Something Cool For A Good Cause

To raise awareness and join in the fight against ALS, Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer quite literally did something cool… or perhaps, cold. You can watch the fun here. Video courtesy of HokieSports.com.  
Via The Student Section
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Beamer Does Something Cool For A Good Cause

To raise awareness and join in the fight against ALS, Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer quite literally did something cool… or perhaps, cold. You can watch the fun here. Video courtesy of HokieSports.com.  
Via Bloguin Best
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Football: Why Frank Beamer is the right guy for the job

The Virginia Tech football team is lucky to have one of the best coaches to ever coach in college football. Frank Beamer has been amazing for them year in and year out. He’s led them to 21 straight bowl appearances, which is a record, and he’s had a lot of ten win seasons for Tech. He pretty much has the right to retire whenever he wants because Virginia Tech won’t fire a...
Via isportsweb.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Football 2014: 10 Things You Need To Know

“In Beamer We Trust.” The mantra that has been the battle cry of the Virginia Tech Hokies since 1986 has taken a bit of a tumble in the past two seasons, leaving the fans and faithful a bit concerned. The 2014 version of this school will be a bit different, losing Logan Thomas to the NFL and Kyle Fuller as well. There is plenty of depth to fill holes, however youth will be served...
Via Football Nation
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for 2014

Virginia Tech has been one of the ACC’s most consistent programs under Frank Beamer’s watch. The Hokies won at least 10 games in...
Via Athlon Sports
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer at a Crossroads in 2014?

As the Sun Bowl approached last December, the reward for an 8–4 regular season, Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer offered a rare moment of...
Via Athlon Sports
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 32 Virginia Tech Hokies season preview

Frank Beamer has been the head coach at Virginia Tech for over a quarter century, but the past two seasons the Hokies have went a modest 13-11. With the ACC Coastal Division being wide open, there’s pressure on Beamer to take the Hokies to the ACC Championship Game in 2014. Replacing Logan Thomas as Virginia Tech’s quarterback will be fifth-year senior Mark Leal (6-1 218). Even...
Via College Football Universe
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Virginia Tech QB question will linger

Saturday’s spring scrimmage at Virginia Tech did nothing to solve any questions about the starting quarterback vacancy left by Logan Thomas. On a day that saw the defense dominate, quarterbacks Mark Leal and Brenden Motley each scored a touchdown but failed to take a lead in the competition under center. Leal completed 10 of 18 pass attempts for 90 yards and was intercepted once...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Butch Jones and Frank Beamer to be grand marshals of Food City 500.

Butch Jones at 2013 Food City 500. The Tennessee vs. Virginia Tech "Battle at Brisol" won't be held until Sept. 10, 2016. That's not stopping the parties involved from pimping it. Tennessee head coach Butch Jones and Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer will be co-grand marshals for the Food City 500, which will be held at Bristol Motor Speedway this coming Sunday...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Butch Jones, Frank Beamer To Serve As Co-Grand Marshals At This Week’s Food City 500

Without question, the marquee event of the 2016 college football regular season is going to be the ‘Battle at Bristol’ between Tennessee and Virginia Tech. The two squads will be playing at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee (almost exactly midway between campuses), which can seat 160,000 fans. It’s expected to be the highest-ever-attended college football game. Soon after...
Via College Spun
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hokies add 28 recruits, 15 from inside Virginia

Virginia Tech missed out on the top players from Virginia this year, but coach Frank Beamer and his staff still added 28 players on national signing day. The Hokies got letters of intent from 22 players, and they joined four players that enrolled in January and two who signed with Virginia Tech last year, then spent a year in prep school. The class includes 15 players from inside...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Beamer at Sun Bowl Luncheon

Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer says that Kyle Fuller, who was previously injured, will play against UCLA on Tuesday...
Via ucla.scout.com
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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