Frank Beamer retired at the end of the 2015 college football season, and he will go down as a legendary head coach. So much so, in fact, that Thursday is officially ‘Frank Beamer Day’ in the state of Virginia.

Governor Terry McAuliffe tweeted out the news this morning:

Beamer went 238-121 in 29 seasons at the helm for the Hokies. Happy Frank Beamer Day!

Joe Boozell has been a college basketball writer for NCAA.com since 2015. His work has also appeared in Bleacher Report, FOXSports.com and NBA.com. Joe’s claim to fame since joining NCAA.com: he’s predicted the correct national championship game twice… and picked the wrong winner both times. Growing up, Joe squared off against both Anthony Davis and Frank Kaminsky in the Chicagoland basketball scene. You can imagine how that went.

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