PHOTO: Virginia Tech Wearing Helmet Decals To Honor Frank Beamer

It wasn’t the way anyone had planned, but when the 2015 college football season comes to a close for the Virginia Tech Hokies, it will mark the end of the coaching career for their longtime leader, Frank Beamer.

After nearly three decades in charge of the Hokies, Beamer announced earlier this season that he would be stepping down at the completion of what has been a rocky season on the field for the 4-5 Hokies.

Starting with this week’s Thursday night conference showdown with Georgia Tech, the Hokies are adding something to their wardrobe as a tribute to the man that turned the program into one of the top teams for close to a decade:

That’s a classy move by the Hokies to honor the man that helped bring their program back to respectability … I kinda wish they had used this picture as their inspiration: