Frank Beamer by HightB

Champion(s):

HessJa
Nah, son.


Runner(s)-Up:

BarkerC
"We fight for better days."


Quiz Description

So many retiring coaches and quizzes about rivals, so little time. Questions are about the Beamer era and include notable players and opponents.

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1 HessJa 446 96 15
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2 BarkerC 389 89 15
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3 WeikleB 337 82 00
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4 GoodmanDL 330 75 00
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5 GrahamJ 322 67 00
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8 BeanA 279 46 00
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9 NBryant86 257 35 00
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9 Commodore 257 35 00
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11 ConnorA 221 25 00
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14 AdamK 60 3 00
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Questions:

Beamer's hometown is this small community in Carroll County, Virginia, leading to occasional references to "Frank from "

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FANCY GAP

FIRST AND LAST NAME REQUIRED: Beamer's last college game as a player at Virginia Tech was the 1968 Liberty Bowl, where the Hokies lost to an Ole Miss team led by this famous quarterback.

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Archie MANNING

From 1973-78, Beamer was an assistant coach at The Citadel, which was led for the first five years of that stretch by what future NFL head coach who also won ACC titles at Maryland and Georgia Tech?

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Bobby ROSS

From 1981 to 1986, Beamer was the head coach of this Ohio Valley Conference program, earning a conference title and 1-AA playoff berth in his final season.

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MURRAY ST (Murray State University)

Will Furrer, who played for Beamer from 1988-'91, had his first NFL start in a playing out the string situation in the last game of the 1992 season, which was the last Bears game coached by this famous coach.

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Mike DITKA

Beamer's streak of bowl appearances began with the 1993 Poulan Weed-Eater Independence Bowl against this Big Ten school, coached by Bill Mallory.

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INDIANA Hoosiers

The 1995 and 1996 Hokies were quarterbacked by this individual, who parlayed two major bowl bids and a reputation for high performance in the weight room into a first round draftee contract with the 49ers in 1997. By 2001, he was splitting time as the quarterback of the Memphis Maniax of the XFL.

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Jim DRUCKENMILLER

The 1998 Hokies lost an opportunity for a third straight Big East Conference title when this future longtime NFL quarterback led a last-minute comeback despite getting sick on his home turf at the Carrier Dome.

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Donovan McNABB

Since 2000, this rock music staple has been played as the Hokies enter Lane Stadium, a song also associated with two All-Star closers.

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ENTER SANDMAN

The 2004 Hokies lost a season opening game to Southern Cal, then went on to win the ACC, which led to a Sugar Bowl appearance against this SEC school, which was shut out of a chance at a BCS title bid by Southern Cal and Oklahoma.

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AUBURN

Among the names mentioned in speculation about Beamer's replacement is this longtime defensive coordinator, known for his "lunchpail" and the 2015 disclosure of a proposal to fine players from their cost of attendance stipend for on-field and off-field errors.

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Bud FOSTER

The Norfolk/Hampton Roads area, often colloquially referred to by THIS AREA CODE, has been the source of numerous NCAA and VT stars, including the Vick brothers and current Buffalo quarterback Tyrod Taylor

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