Florida State honors Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer with newspaper ad
Normally, a gold watch -- or even a rocking chair -- seems like a suitable going-away present for a retirement party.
But Florida State went one better this weekend by ordering a full-page ad in Saturday's Roanoke Times, honoring long-time Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer, who is stepping down after the season.
Here's what the ad looked like:
Beamer's not actually leaving after coaching the Hokies in their regular-season finale against Virginia on Saturday. He'll remain as a special assistant to the school's athletic director.