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Kicking battle heats up in Blacksburg

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Now that the quarterback battle is settled in Blacksburg, the focus now shifts to Head Coach Frank Beamer's place kickers.

Freshman Michael Santamaria and Joey Slye are leading the charge in fall practice, and don't let the freshman class status fool you. Frank Beamer has been vocal about going with the guy that can give him the best chance to win.

The Hokies will have to make a decision quickly as their home opener is just around the corner. They take on William and Mary Saturday, August 30 at lane stadium.