Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer steals the show during the Hokies version of the Harlem Shake. (Gary W. Green / March 11, 2013)
The ‘Harlem Shake’ phenomenon has overtaken the sports community like nobody’s business.
It’s especially hit the college football ranks especially hard with programs like Miami, Nebraska and Temple putting together their own version of the latest craze. And while I’m one of the few people in the country who hasn’t jumped on the ‘Harlem Shake’ bandwagon, I know a good thing when I see it.
That’s why when Virginia Tech’s version of the increasingly popular dance craze hit the web Monday, it caught my attention especially when you consider it features head coach Frank Beamer. The 66-year-old Beamer is the star of the show and makes this version of the Shake worthy of watching.
His son Shane, who is an assistant coach with the Hokies, takes to Twitter to give his dad a good-natured shout-out.
“Is it bad that my 3 yr old has watched the Harlem Shake video 7 times and keeps asking "What's Grand-dad doing?" Dancing sweetie, dancing”
Virginia Tech is coming off one of its worst season’s under Beamer and maybe this little morale boost will help kick things off the right way for the Hokies going into 2013.
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