Former Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer has been voted into College Football Hall of Fame!
The man who elevated Virginia Tech's football program into the national spotlight, and led the Hokies to a record 23 consecutive bowl games, has been selected for the College Football Hall of Fame.
Frank Beamer, who became head coach in 1987, was voted into the Hall of Fame on his first year of eligibility.
The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame announced jointly made the announcement Monday morning.
Frank Beamer: VT Class of 1969, College Football HOF Class of 2018 pic.twitter.com/DAZlk8IXPu— HokiesFB 🦃 (@HokiesFB) January 8, 2018
CONGRATS, COACH BEAMER ❗️— VT Football (@VT_Football) January 8, 2018
Frank Beamer a first-ballot @cfbhall selection as part of Class of 2018.
Iconic @virginia_tech coach to participate in #NationalChampionship coin toss, official induction in Dec.
MORE ⤵️https://t.co/DMgk6QbQvv#BeamerBall 🏈 pic.twitter.com/w2dOrx6pDW
On the day we crown a (CFP) National Champion, we learn legendary Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer headed to the College Football Hall of Fame. https://t.co/e8vinXwmRD— David DeGuzman (@ddeguzmanWHSV) January 8, 2018