Beamer, Benz or Bentley? Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer Signs Through 2016

Dustin Brown@drbbossCorrespondent IIAugust 21, 2010

ATLANTA - SEPTEMBER 05:  Head coach Frank Beamer of the Virginia Tech Hokies against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Georgia Dome on September 5, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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On August 21st, 2010, Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer signed a contract extension, which is set to expire in 2016.

Beamer, 63, has been the Hokies' coach since 1987, nearly 24 years ago.

Under Beamer's guidance, Tech has reached 17 straight Bowl games and ended victorious in eight of those contests.

The North Carolina native's contract was set to expire in 2012, and it's safe to say that Hokie freaks across the nation are delighted to spectate another six years of BeamerBall.

Frank Beamer's coaching experience was initiated in 1981, leading Murray State to a 42-23-2 record in six years of service.

Following his tenure in Murray State, Beamer was hired by Virginia Tech as a successor to former Hokie athletic director and football coach Bill Dooley.

As the second-winningnest active coach in college football, Frank Beamer has compiled a 187-92-2 record as the Virginia Tech Hokies' coach and is facing high expectations entering 2010.