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Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer to retire at end of season

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer to retire at end of season

After nearly three decades, including two of which were the most successful in Virginia Tech football history, the Frank Beamer era is coming to an end.

Tech's athletic department announced Sunday that Beamer will retire at the end of this season, which is his 29th as the Hokies’ coach. A news conference is scheduled for Monday afternoon in Blacksburg.

"I have always said that 'I want what is best for Virginia Tech,'" Beamer said in a statement released by the athletic department. "Because of my love and passion for this great university, this program and our tremendous fans, I have decided after 29 years that it's time. (Sunday), I informed (Tech...

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