With Virginia Tech getting set to host Georgia Tech on Labor Day, another great season of Hokie football is upon us. A new season provides hope, highlight reel-worthy plays, narrow defeats for some and exciting victories for others.
There are high expectations once again for the Hokies despite only three starters returning on offense. The defense is expected to be one of the team's strengths with eight returning players.
Frank Beamer and his coaching staff have built a successful program that competes for the conference championship year in and year out. Anything less than playing for the ACC championship is considered a letdown in Blacksburg and this season is no different.
Before we experience the 2012 season and all of its jaw-dropping plays, hard hits and exciting finishes, let’s look back at the best moments from 2011.