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Virginia Tech beats Cincinnati in Military Bowl

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Virginia Tech Wins Military Bowl (1:01)

J.C. Coleman rushed for 157 yards and a touchdown as Virginia Tech defeated Cincinnati 33-17 to win the Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman. (1:01)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- J.C. Coleman ran for 157 yards and a touchdown, and Virginia Tech harassed and ultimately injured Cincinnati quarterback Gunner Kiel while rolling to a 33-17 victory Saturday in the Military Bowl.

The Hokies (7-6) knocked Kiel out of the game in the third quarter during a play that virtually assured the Hokies a 22nd consecutive winning season.

Deon Clarke sacked Kiel and forced a fumble at the Cincinnati 43. Nigel Williams picked up the ball and fumbled at the 12, where teammate Greg Stroman scooped it up and took it into the end zone for a 27-10 lead.

Kiel remained down for several minutes and was helped off the field before being taken to the locker room. The 6-foot-4 sophomore did not return, and without him Cincinnati (9-4) had little chance to mount a comeback.