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Former Virginia Tech Coach Frank Beamer is the subject of ACC Legends on Monday night

Cheryl E Preston

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Former Hokie coach to be subject of ACC Legends

Former Virginia Tech Football coach Frank Beamer will be the subject of "ACC Legends: Frank Beamer," on the ACC Network Monday night at 9:00 pm. The tribute according to the Roanoke Times is "befitting Beamer'slegendary status". Former Hokies football players who were interviewed for the show are Dwight Vick, Michael Vick, Xavier Adibi, Corey Moore, Pierson Prioleau, Eddie Royal, and Brandon Flowers.

Coach Beamer is the subject of a 30-minute documentary that will air on the ACC Network. that will allow fans and former players to relive the glory years when he led Tech to a school-record of 238 wins between 1987-2015. Franklin Mitchell Beamer was born October 18, 1946, and married his wife Cheryl in April 1972 and they have two children Shane and Casey. The couple published a book It's a Hokie Game Day! under Virginia publisher Mascot Books, Inc.

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Frank Beamer is a legend in his own time

The Roanoke Times says the ACC Network provided them with an early version of the program about Beamer program and the final version that will air on Monday night might be slightly different. During Beamer's tenure, Virginia Tech won three Big East titles and four ACC crowns, During his tribute, he discusses growing up in Carroll County as well as his days reigning at Tech.

After the VT shooting on April 16, 2007, Frank Beamer became a powerful voice in the Blacksburg area when he said "We can't let one person destroy what goes on here every day, the caring, the thoughtfulness. We can't let one person destroy that" Congratulations Coach Beamer for a job well done both on and off the football field.

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