With the Virginia Tech campus under seige after at least 33 people were killed by a gunman Monday morning, Hokies football coach Frank Beamer responded to the tragedy that shook the campus in Blacksburg, Va.
Having dealt with its own share of tragedy, Virginia Tech will honor the victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., with large decals on their helmets as it prepares for its bowl game.
Frank Beamer and his Hokies football team opened practice for the 2007 season on Thursday with a goal of returning pride to their community, writes Joe Schad.
Chris Fowler savored each visit "College GameDay" made to Virginia Tech. Now, in the wake of a tragedy, he believes Hokie spirit will shine through once again.
As word of Monday's shooting rampage spread across the Virginia Tech campus, coaches scrambled to get in touch with their players and make sense of the tragedy.
The following is a statement issued by Virginia Tech President Charles Steger on Monday afternoon after the fatal shootings in Blacksburg, Va.