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Russell Athletic Bowl: Virginia Tech 13, Rutgers 10

Fans of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights show their

Fans of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights show their signs against the Virginia Tech Hokies during the Russell Athletic Bowl. (Dec. 28, 2012) Photo Credit: Getty Images

Virginia Tech edged Rutgers in overtime, 13-10, to win the the 2012 Russell Athletic Bowl on Friday.

Virginia Tech's Michael Holmes slips a tackle by
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Virginia Tech's Michael Holmes slips a tackle by Rutgers' Logan Ryan during a kick return in the first quarter. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas, left, is sacked
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Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas, left, is sacked for a loss of eight yards by Rutgers linebacker Jamal Merrell. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Rutgers linebacker Khaseem Greene recovers a fumble in
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Rutgers linebacker Khaseem Greene recovers a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Fans of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights show their
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Fans of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights show their signs against the Virginia Tech Hokies during the Russell Athletic Bowl. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas, center, throws to
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Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas, center, throws to an open receiver while under pressure from Rutgers defensive end Marvin Booker, bottom right. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Running back Savon Huggins of Rutgers is tackled
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Running back Savon Huggins of Rutgers is tackled by safety Detrick Bonner of Virginia Tech. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Rutgers wide receiver Brandon Coleman, center, finds room
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Rutgers wide receiver Brandon Coleman, center, finds room to run between Virginia Tech's Dadi Nocolas and safety Detrick Bonner, right, for a gain of 43 yards. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Rutgers running back Savon Huggins runs for a
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Rutgers running back Savon Huggins runs for a gain of 11 yards in front of Virginia Tech's Detrick Bonner. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Running back J.C. Coleman of Virginia Tech runs
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Running back J.C. Coleman of Virginia Tech runs the ball against Rutgers. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Head coach Frank Beamer of the Virginia Tech
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Head coach Frank Beamer of the Virginia Tech Hokies directs his team. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Punt returner Mason Robinson of Rutgers is tackled
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Punt returner Mason Robinson of Rutgers is tackled by Martin Scales and A.J. Hughes of Virginia Tech. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Head coach Kyle Flood of the Rutgers Scarlet
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Head coach Kyle Flood of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights directs his team. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Quarterback Logan Thomas of the Virginia Tech Hokies
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Quarterback Logan Thomas of the Virginia Tech Hokies looks for an open receiver. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Wide receiver Brandon Coleman of the Rutgers Scarlet
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Wide receiver Brandon Coleman of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights cannot come up with this pass as Detrick Bonner of the Virginia Tech Hokies breaks it up. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova looks for an open
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Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova looks for an open receiver. (Dec. 28, 2012)

Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood, bottom center, stands
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Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood, bottom center, stands with linebackers Khaseem Greene, left, and Steve Beauharnais, right, as they prepare to run out of the tunnel and onto the field. (Dec. 28, 2012)

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