The Virginia Tech Hokies face the Clemson Tigers at the ACC Championship on Saturday, December 3 (8pm on ABC). In honor of former Virginia Tech Hokies player and head coach Frank Beamer, senior defensive tackle Woody Baron is wearing Beamer’s #25. Beamer played as a Hokie cornerback from 1966-1968. He coached at Virginia Tech from 1987 until his last game in 2015. After retiring as head coach, Beamer took on the position of special assistant to the athletic director.
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Virginia Tech Hokies head coach Justin Fuente said of Baron wearing #25 at the ACC Championship game: “Well-deserved honor for this senior leader – Woody Baron.” Baron was the first Hokie to be named to All-ACC First Team.
— Justin Fuente (@CoachFuente) December 1, 2016