Former Virginia Tech head football coach, Bill Dooley, passed away today. He was 82 years old.
Coach Dooley was the predecessor of Frank Beamer, and lead the Hokies from 1978-1986. During his tenure he accumulated a record of 63-38-1, and coached VPI legends, including Bruce Smith. Additionally, he brought home the program's first bowl win with a 25-24 victory over the N.C. State Wolfpack during the 1986 Peach Bowl.
Gobbler Country joins the rest of Hokie nation in remembering and mourning Coach Dooley.