Bryan Randall is wrapping up his college career in style, putting Virginia Tech on the verge of an Atlantic Coast Conference championship.
Randall threw two second-half touchdown passes and the 11th-ranked Hokies moved one victory away from an ACC title with a 24-10 victory over No. 16 Virginia (8-3 overall, 5-3 in the conference).
"The stakes just keep getting bigger," Randall said after leading the Hokies to their seventh consecutive win and ninth in 10 games.
The Hokies (9-2, 6-1) can win the league title -- and a Bowl Championship Series berth -- by winning next week at No. 9 Miami, the team that moved from the Big East to the ACC with Virginia Tech this season.
"To go down to Miami and get a win and the whole championship outright by ourselves in the first year, it would be phenomenal," Randall said.
"It would mean a lot to our whole team, the coaches, the program," said Randall, one of 19 seniors. "It would make people respect us. I think we've gained a lot of respect for what we've done."
Randall finished 16 of 22 for 200 yards, and passed Don Strock to become the career yardage leader at Virginia Tech.
Strock ended his career with 6,009; Randall now has 6,061.
After the game, Virginia announced that it would decline any invitation to a bowl falling between Dec. 13-21 because of exams, taking the Cavaliers out of the running for the Champs Sports Bowl on Dec. 21.