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 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.
- 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