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ACC coaches praise Steve Spurrier with some more than others

ACC coaches praise Steve Spurrier with some more than others

A popular topic of discussion on Wednesday’s ACC coaches teleconference call was a topical SEC coach, Steve Spurrier.Duke’s David Cutcliffe, Virginia Tech’s Frank Beamer and Clemson’s Dabo Swinney responded to questions about his decision Monday to resign from coaching the...

Loss to ECU shows Virginia Tech out of gas under Frank Beamer

Loss to ECU shows Virginia Tech out of gas under Frank Beamer

A pattern seems to be developing that foreshadows a retirement announcement at season’s end from Frank Beamer, the man who built Virginia Tech into a national program.The buildup to each week’s game includes the opposing coach – from Ohio State’s Urban Meyer in the opener to the...

No comparing Ohio State vulnerability to Virginia Tech

No comparing Ohio State vulnerability to Virginia Tech

Football fans are quick to leap to conclusions. Ohio State playing Monday night at Virginia Tech with a suspension-depleted lineup is the latest example.Yes, the Buckeyes are without All-American defensive end Joey Bosa and three offensive players, H-backs Dontre Wilson and Jalin...

Long ACC weekend of help or hurt for the openers

Long ACC weekend of help or hurt for the openers

Thank you, ACC.The conference presented us with a fan friendly opening Labor Day weekend with 14 teams playing from Thursday through Monday night. Some of the games are more important than others toward the ACC’s goal of shedding the label of No. 5 in overall strength among the...

Beamer at risking of staying too long at Virginia Tech

Beamer at risking of staying too long at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer still knows football at age 68 as he enters his 29th season with the Hokies. Of that there should be no doubt. But knowing it and retaining the ability to teach it changes with time. Sometimes coaches and their team’s personality no longer...