Team preview: Virginia Tech

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Here's the problem at Virginia Tech: In 2005, the Hokies played in their 13th consecutive bowl game, won a bowl for the first time in three years and posted 11 victories for only the third time ever at the school. So why isn't anyone happy?

A 27-22 loss to Florida State in the first ever ACC championship game cost Frank Beamer's bunch a second consecutive league crown that would have made the upstarts from Blacksburg -- originally the odd men out in the proposed ACC expansion -- two-for-two in titles in their first two years in the league.