The Husky Origins of the Virginia Tech Defense: Part Three

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Throughout his tenure with Murray State and then Virginia Tech, Frank Beamer had employed a defense called the “Wide Tackle Six” (or just “Wide Six”), which was probably the most popular of the various 6-2 schemes. READ MORE



The Husky Origins of the Virginia Tech Defense: Part One

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The story of Tech’s current run of defensive excellence usually starts with Frank Beamer, Bud Foster, and Phil Elmassian coming together and casting aside an antiquated 6-2 defense in order to bring a hard-nosed, modern front to Blacksburg. READ MORE