Game of My Life Virginia Tech Hokies: Memorable Stories of by Mike Harris,Frank Beamer

By Mike Harris,Frank Beamer

Virginia Tech’s Shayne Graham trots onto the sphere at West Virginia on November 6, 1999, with ideas in his brain. One is a ignored box objective that will have overwhelmed Miami a yr prior. the opposite is the 44-yard box objective he's approximately to attempt opposed to the Mountaineers, a kick he needs to make if the Hokies are to stick unbeaten and on target for a countrywide championship. Head down, he makes a speciality of his mark because the ball is snapped. He steps ahead, the dream of a complete workforce resting together with his leg. Now, pay attention Graham’s reminiscence of that kick in his personal phrases, for the 1st time. Game of My existence: Virginia Tech Hokies, first released in 2006, celebrates the intense soccer and basketball moments that experience formed the college’s wealthy athletic historical past. via interviews with the various school’s so much prestigious athletes, Hokies lovers can relive the large video games that outlined the school’s successful tradition.

Carroll Dale, later a fixture with the fairway Bay Packers, dove—arms outstretched—to haul in an important two-point conversion in a 1957 video game opposed to the collage of Richmond. Les Henson shot from the baseline—the different baseline—as the clock neared 0 opposed to Florida nation in 1980. Chris Smith went way past the "double-double" typical for issues and rebounds. How approximately 30 and 31 opposed to Marshall in 1959? Corey Moore made existence depressing for Clemson quarterback Brandon Streeter one evening in 1999. Bruce Smith did a similar for Duke quarterback Ben Bennett in 1983. The Hokies’ Jim Pyne, in the meantime, made definite Syracuse’s Kevin Mitchell didn’t do a similar to Tech quarterback Maurice DeShazo in 1993. Carlos Dixon, Mike Imoh, Andre Davis, Dell Curry, Bryan nonetheless, Don Strock, Bryan Randall—all the Tech greats from the gridiron and hardwood—are in those pages, together with trainer Frank Beamer. sign up for millions of Virginia Tech fanatics in remembering those loved tales. For the athletes inside, those really have been the video games in their lives.

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