The Virginia Tech Hokies. When one thinks of the boys in Blacksburg, VA, the first thing that comes to mind is that they are going to be physical and punch you in the teeth from the start of the game.
The Hokies have been the hallmark of success in the ACC since coming over from the Big East, having won a total of four ACC championships, including their inaugural season in 2004. They have been the ACC's conference champion representative in the BCS four times, having gone 1-3 in those contests having lost to Kansas, Auburn and Stanford.
The last BCS game did not go very well for the Hokies, as they went into the Discover Orange Bowl and were steamrolled by the No.4 ranked Stanford Cardinal by a score of 40-12.
Led by Frank Beamer, the Hokies are a tough draw for anyone that comes to Lane Stadium as the home field advantage is immense and the home crowd makes the stadium one of the loudest places to play.
Some of the most high-profile NFL stars both past and present have worn Virginia Tech across their chest: Michael Vick, Brandon Flowers, Xavier Adibi, Vince Hall, and DeAngelo Hall.
Here are ten things that Beamer's boys do very well: