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.) is a third-year journalism student at Florida Gulf Coast University. He is also the sports editor of the student-run publication the Eagle News.

In his short career, Justin has press passes ranging from a game at Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium to the NCAA tournament.