It's no surprise to hear Virginia Tech fans talk about how the football program has a family feel to it. Coach Frank Beamer was a player at Virginia Tech. Beamer's son, Shane, played for Virginia Tech and is now a member of the coaching staff. That vibe trickles down to the fan base, which as former Hokies defensive back Pierson Prioleau points out in the video below, stretches far beyond Blacksburg to all corners of the country.

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