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Selection Snapshot: Virginia Tech Hokies

Even in a "down" year, the Hokies continued their streak of bowl eligibility. Frank Beamer's teams always prove dangerous with an extra month to prepare.

Record: 6-6
Record vs. Bowl-Eligible Teams (6-6 or better): 3-4*
Key Wins: vs. Duke (41-20), vs. Georgia Tech (20-17 OT)
Key Losses: @ Pittsburgh (35-17), vs. Cincinatti (27-24)
Last Bowl Appearance: 2012 Allstate Sugar Bowl vs. Michigan
Last Orlando Bowl Appearance: None

* - The Hokies other two losses came to Miami and UNC, who are not eligible for the postseason.

Top Players:

  • Logan Thomas, QB, 3311 total yards total offense (#5 in ACC), leads the team in rushing with 528 yards and 9 TDs.
  • Marcus Davis, WR, 891 receiving yards (#5 ACC), five touchdowns 
  • Jack Taylor, LB, leads the team in both tackles (51) and tackles for loss (7)

Series Records vs. Possible Opponents:

vs. Cincinnati 5-5, last meeting 9/29/2012 -- lost 27-24
vs. Louisville 5-2, last meeting 1/2/2006 -- won 35-24 (Gator Bowl)
vs. Rutgers 11-3, last meeting 10/4/2003 -- won 28-22
vs. Syracuse 8-9, last meeting 10/11/2003 -- won 51-7

About The Author

Justin Kane
Justin Kane Digital Media Assistant

Justin (Orlando, Fla.) joined FCSports in 2015 as a digital media assistant after graduating from Florida Gulf Coast University with a degree in communication. During his time at FGCU, Justin was Editor-in-Chief of the school paper, founding father of his fraternity and present during FGCU's run to the Sweet 16 in 2013. 

Justin enjoys going to concerts, the Rays, the Bucs and college football.