The Virginia Tech Hokies may be a team in transition, but it looks early like the smoothest transition possible. Coaching legend Frank Beamer won't be on the sidelines for Virginia Tech this season for the first time in 30 years, but much else will remain the same under new head coach Justin Fuente. Fuente, like Beamer, is a first-rate motivator and he's a glove-like fit for the hard-working Hokies.
Sophomore running back sensation Travon McMillian (1000-plus yards last year) doesn't see a difference in the core ethic that separates the Hokies from the pack. Just as it's been for decades, hard work is the chief ingredient. It's what made Virginia Tech an elite program and it's what continues to drive the players under Fuente. Just before the Tennessee game Saturday (September 10) McMillan let fans know the hard work history of the Hokies remains unbroken:
We are different because of how hard we work... Let's go prove it!!
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