As Frank Beamer nears retirement, he continues to garner recognition from every corner of the football world. One place he probably did not anticipate getting honored was Capitol Hill.
The right coach can make all the difference in the world in college football.
Ah, yes, December — one of the calendar's best months, home to holidays, snow days, and of course, college football bowl games.
On Dec. 31, 1993, Frank Beamer coached Virginia Tech to a 45-20 win over Indiana in the Independence Bowl.