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Tuesday Tradition:
Virginia Tech's Hokie Stone

Updated: October 7, 1998, 2:59 PM ET
By John Crowley | ESPN.com

What do the geology department and the football team at Virginia Tech share?

C'mon now, this isn't a bad setup for another dumb jock joke.

 Set in the players tunnel, the Hokie Stone represents a team ritual and symbolizes Virginia Tech.

Strangely, it is a fascination with a unique category of limestone that has come symbolize the largest university in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

From the laboratory to the locker room, they call it Hokie Stone.

But it's more ...

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