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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)
COACH AND PROGRAM
Maybe the Hokies started reading some of their own press clippings. Maybe they were too excited about the new $21 million practice facility.
Whatever the reason, gritty, gutty Virginia Tech -- the team with the fourth most regular-season wins among all ACC teams since the league expanded five years ago -- lost its edge a bit.