Virginia Tech is 8-1 and controls its own destiny in the ACC Championship race. The Hokies are holding strong at No. 12 in the latest BCS Rankings.
Yet, there seems to be a negative national perception regarding Frank Beamer's team around college football. Experts and fans alike do not view the Hokies as a member of the elite college football heavyweights.
Despite seven consecutive 10-win seasons, 18 consecutive bowl appearances and the third most wins since 2004, Tech looks up to the likes of Alabama, LSU, and Oklahoma.
The question is, why?
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