Lexington mayor announces ‘Beat Virginia Tech Day’

Courtesy: Belk Bowl's Twitter page

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – In the spirit of friendly competition, Lexington’s mayor has announced another day dedicated to the promising victory of a University of Kentucky athletic team.

The University of Kentucky Wildcats football team and the Virginia Tech Fighting Gobblers will face off in the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, North Carolina Tuesday.

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Mayor Linda Gorton says victory is all but guaranteed as the Wildcats head into the bowl with one of the best offensive lines in the nation.

Gorton previously declared ‘Beat Louisville Day‘ on December 28 ahead of the Wildcat’s victory.