Respectfully, Hokies Angry


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From the Washington Examiner:

While Clemson placed five players on the all-conference first team, Virginia Tech had two. When the team was announced Monday, several Hokies players tweeted their discontent.

"It's hard to believe we didn't have one player make first-team defense," Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer mused.

The Hokies have another reason to be motivated: Clemson's 23-3 victory in Blacksburg on Oct. 1.

Virginia Tech is trying to conjure as many reasons for anger as possible. There is a video circulating of Clemson coach Dabo Swinney's tombstone ceremony after the victory. It's hardly an outrageous or uncommon practice. Clemson does it every time it topples a ranked foe on the road. Maryland has a set of tombstones outside its practice facility.

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