Frank Beamer has decided this will be his last season as Virginia Tech's coach, ending a 29-year run in Blacksburg, Va.
The 69-year-old, who has more victories than any active major college football coach, announced Sunday he would retire after the season. He is 235-120-2 since taking over at Virginia Tech in 1987. His overall record is 277-143-4 in a 35-year coaching career.
Beamer led the Hokies to the 1999 national championship game, in addition to seven conference titles, four in the Atlantic Coast Conference and three in the Big East, plus eight BCS bowl games.
Beamer said he will discuss his decision at his regularly scheduled news conference...