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Virginia Tech players opt out of playing in bowl, ending nation's longest streak at 27 years

Cover picture for the articleVirginia Tech's nation-long 27-year run of bowl appearances is coming to an end as players opted out of accepting a potential invitation. “Our players have decided to not play, and I’m going to support them 100%," coach Justin Fuente told reporters Wednesday. "I think it speaks to the difficulty of the season they’ve been through.”