When Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer addressed his players after Saturday’s 23-3 loss to Clemson, he told them, “We’ll get them in the ACC championship game. You write it down. We’ll get them in the ACC championship game.”
In order to win the Coastal Division and play Clemson in the ACC title game – if the Tigers do in fact win the Atlantic Division – the Hokies will almost certainly have to win Saturday’s home game against Miami. No ACC team has ever started 0-2 in league play and won the ACC title, let alone played in the championship game, which began in 2005.
The Hokies have another piece of history on their side this week. They are no strangers to two-game losing streaks. They had one in 2006, 2008,