Beamer Not Buying Mickey's "No Chance" Tone

By: Hank Kurz Jr. - AP Sports Writer
By: Hank Kurz Jr. - AP Sports Writer

Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer isn't buying the idea that his No. 13 Hokies need only to show up Saturday to be able to pencil in a victory against James Madison.

The Hokies coach says the first week of the season showed how dangerous teams in the Football Championship Subdivision can be, even to a power school in a BCS conference.

He cited Jacksonville State's victory against Mississippi last week.

The Hokies (0-1) are coming off a sloppy 33-30 loss to No. 3 Boise State Monday night, while the Dukes (1-0) dominated on defense and thrashed Morehead State 48-7 in their opener.

The Hokies also have a quick turnaround, but wide receiver Danny Coale says the best way for them to put their disappointment aside is to play again, and play well.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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