Tech extends Beamer’s contract

The Virginia Tech Athletics Department announced on Friday the extension of head football coach Frank Beamer’s contract through Dec. 31, 2016.

Beamer’s contract had been set to expire on Dec. 31, 2012.

“I appreciate Virginia Tech’s confidence in me leading this program,” said Beamer, who is entering his 24th season heading up the Virginia Tech football program. “I believe that continuity has led to the consistency in our program, and we hope for even better days ahead.”

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