2009 Virginia Tech Hokies football team

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2009 Virginia Tech Hokies football
VT logo.svg
Chick-fil-A Bowl Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division
Ranking
Coaches #10
AP #10
2009 record 10–3 (6–2 ACC)
Head coach Frank Beamer
Offensive coordinator Bryan Stinespring
Offensive scheme Pro Style
Defensive coordinator Bud Foster
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Lane Stadium
(Capacity: 66,233, grass)
Uniform
ACC-Uniform-VT-2009.png
Seasons
« 2008 2010 »
2009 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
#24 Clemson x   6 2         9 5  
Boston College   5 3         8 5  
Florida State   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 7  
NC State   2 6         5 7  
Maryland   1 7         2 10  
Coastal
#13 Georgia Tech* x   7 1         11 3  
#10 Virginia Tech   6 2         10 3  
#19 Miami   5 3         9 4  
North Carolina*   0 4         0 5  
Duke   3 5         5 7  
Virginia   2 6         3 9  
Championship: Georgia Tech 39, Clemson 34
December 5, 2009
(vacated)
† – BCS representative as champion
  • North Carolina vacated 8 wins, including 4 ACC wins.
    Also, Georgia Tech's ACC Championship Game victory was vacated by the NCAA on July 14, 2011.
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 Virginia Tech Hokies football team represented Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University during the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team's head coach was Frank Beamer. The Hokies finished the season 10–3 (6–2 ACC) and won the Chick-fil-A Bowl 37–14 over Tennessee.

Preseason[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name First year at VT First year in current position
Head Coach Frank Beamer 1987 1987
Associate Head Coach and Running Backs Coach Billy Hite 1978 2001
Offensive Coordinator and Tight Ends Bryan Stinespring 1990 2006 (Offensive coordinator since 2002)
Defensive Coordinator and Inside linebackers Bud Foster 1987 1995
Offensive Line Curt Newsome 2006 2006
Wide Receivers Kevin Sherman 2006 2006
Strong Safety, Outside Linebackers, and Recruiting Coordinator Jim Cavanaugh 1996 2002
Quarterbacks Mike O'Cain 2006 2006
Defensive backs Torrian Gray 2006 2006
Defensive Line Charley Wiles 1996 1996
Source: http://www.hokiesports.com/football/players/

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 8:00 PM vs. #5 Alabama* #7 Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA (Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game) ABC L 24–34   74,954[1]
September 12 1:30 PM Marshall* #15 Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA ESPN360 W 52–10   66,233[2]
September 19 3:30 PM #19 Nebraska* #14 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ABC W 16–15   66,233[3]
September 26 3:30 PM #9 Miami #12 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ABC W 31–7   66,233[4]
October 3 12:00 PM at Duke #6 Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC ESPN360 W 34–26   26,211[5]
October 10 12:00 PM Boston Collegedagger #5 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA (Rivalry) Raycom W 48–14   66,233[6]
October 17 6:00 PM at #20 Georgia Tech #4 Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA ESPN2 L 23–28   54,405[7]
October 29 7:30 PM North Carolina #14 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ESPN L 17–20*   66,233[8]
November 5 7:30 PM at East Carolina* #24 Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC ESPN W 16–3   43,569[9]
November 14 1:00 PM at Maryland #21 Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD ESPN360 W 36–9   51,514[10]
November 21 3:30 PM NC State #16 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ESPNU W 38–10   66,233[11]
November 28 3:30 PM at Virginia #14 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (Battle for the Commonwealth Cup) ABC W 42–13   58,555[12]
December 31 7:30 PM vs. Tennessee #11 Georgia Dome • Atlanta, GA (Chick-fil-A Bowl) ESPN W 37–14   73,777[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

*Vacated by North Carolina

Source: ACC[14]

Roster[edit]

Flanker
  •      Ben Barber - Freshman
  •      Nubian Peak - Freshman
  • 11 Dyrell Roberts - Sophomore
  • 19 Danny Coale - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 80 Brandon Dillard - Redshirt Senior
  • 83 Patrick Terry - Redshirt Sophomore
Split End
  •      Brandon Keith - Freshman
  •   7 Marcus Davis - Redshirt Freshman
  • 29 Xavier Boyce - Redshirt Freshman
  • 35 Austin Fuller - Redshirt Freshman
  • 81 Jarrett Boykin - Sophomore
  • 90 D.J. Coles - Freshman
Center
  •      Bo Gentry - Redshirt Freshman
  •      Andrew Miller - Freshman
  • 60 Beau Warren - Redshirt Junior
  • 67 Michael Via - Redshirt Freshman
Offensive Guard
  •      Tyler Barfield - Freshman
  •      Jim Brown - Freshman
  •      David Wang - Freshman
  • 64 Richard Graham - Redshirt Senior
  • 65 Matt Baldwin - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 68 Jaymes Brooks - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 70 Sergio Render - Senior
Offensive Tackle
  •      Darian Fisher - Freshman
  • 54 Nick Becton - Redshirt Freshman
  • 62 Blake DeChristopher - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 71 Vinston Painter - Redshirt Freshman
  • 72 Andrew Lanier - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 75 Greg Nosal - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 77 Ed Wang - Redshirt Senior
Tight End
  •      George George - Redshirt Freshman
  •   8 Greg Boone - Redshirt Senior
  • 13 Randall Dunn - Redshirt Freshman
  • 18 Sam Wheeler - Redshirt Senior
  • 85 Rob Stanton - Redshirt Junior
  • 86 Eric Martin - Freshman
  • 87 Prince Parker - Redshirt Junior
  • 88 Andre Smith - Redshirt Junior
 
Quarterback
  •      Wll Cole - Freshman
  •   3 Logan Thomas - Freshman
  •   5 Tyrod Taylor - Junior
  • 12 Joseph Clayton - Redshirt Freshman
  • 16 Jeff Beyer - Redshirt Senior
Tailback
  •      Adam Dyer - Freshman
  •      Tony Gregory - Freshman
  •   4 David Wilson - Freshman
  • 20 Kenny Lewis, Jr. - Senior
  • 25 Josh Oglesby - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 32 Darren Evans - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 34 Ryan Williams - Redshirt Freshman
  • 46 Zach Evans - Redshirt Freshman

Fullback

  •      Josh Call - Redshirt Freshman
  • 27 Joey Phillips - Redshirt Freshman
  • 31 Kenny Younger - - Redshirt Junior
  • 42 Kenny Jefferson - Redshirt Senior
Defensive tackle
  • 45 Joe Jones - Redshirt Freshman
  • 53 Dwight Tucker - Redshirt Freshman
  • 56 Demetrius Taylor - Redshirt Senior
  • 59 Courtney Prince - Redshirt Freshman
  • 91 John Graves - Redshirt Junior
  • 93 Kwamaine Battle - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 95 Cordarrow Thompson - Redshirt Senior
  • 98 Antoine Hopkins - Redshirt Freshman
Defensive End
  •      J.R. Collins - Freshman
  •      Josh Eadie - Redshirt Junior
  •      James Gayle - Freshman
  •      Christian Reed - Freshman
  •      Jeff Wardach - Redshirt Sophomore
  •      Tyrel Wilson - Freshman
  •   6 Jason Worilds - Redshirt Junior
  • 33 Chris Drager - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 47 Nekos Brown - Senior
  • 55 Isaiah Hamlette - Redshirt Freshman
  • 82 Steven Friday - Redshirt Junior
 
Cornerback
  •      James Hopper - Freshman
  •      Germond Oatneal - Sophomore
  •      Jerrodd Williams - Freshman
  •   9 Cris Hill - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 15 Eddie Whitley - Sophomore
  • 20 Jayron Hosley - Freshman
  • 21 Rashad Carmichael - Redshirt Junior
  • 22 Stephan Virgil - Senior
  • 37 Jacob Sykes - Redshirt Sophomore
Linebacker
  •      Wiley Brown - Freshman
  •      Telvion Clark - Freshman
  •      Tariq Edwards - Freshman
  •      Tim Richardson - Redshirt Junior
  •      Jack Tyler - Freshman
  •      Jerome Williams - Redshirt Freshman
  • 26 Cody Grimm - Redshirt Senior
  • 28 Alonzo Tweedy - Redshirt Freshman
  • 36 Jake Johnson - Sophomore
  • 38 Quilie Odom - sophomore
  • 39 Lyndell Gibson - Redshirt Freshman
  • 41 Cam Martin - Redshirt Senior
  • 43 Jeron Gouveia-Winslow - Redshirt Freshman
  • 44 Zach Luckett - Junior
  • 51 Bruce Taylor - Redshirt Freshman
  • 52 Barquell Rivers - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 94 Mark Muncey - Redshirt Senior
Free Safety
  •      Mark Carter - Freshman
  •      Antone Exum - Freshman
  •      Nick Sheehan - Freshman
  • 14 Lorenzo Williams - Sophomore
  • 17 Kam Chancellor - Senior
Rover
  •   2 Davon Morgan - Junior
  • 23 Matt Reidy - Redshirt Senior
  • 24 Dorian Porch - Redshirt Senior
Snapper
  •      Ethan Dickerson - Freshman
  •      Joe Yates - Freshman
  • 50 Collin Carroll - Redshirt Sophomore
  • 63 Matt Tuttle - Redshirt Senior
Punter
  •      Grant Bowden - Freshman
  • 30 Brian Saunders - Redshirt Junior
  • 97 Brent Bowden - Redshirt Senior
Place Kicker
  •      Chris Hazley - Junior
  •      Cody Journell - Freshman
  •      Zack Pickard - Freshman
  • 48 Justin Myer - Sophomore
  • 49 Matt Waldron - Redshirt Senior

Source: http://www.hokiesports.com/football/players

Game notes[edit]


Rankings[edit]

Ranking Movement
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Final
AP 7 14 13 11 6 5 4 15 14 22 20 16 14 11 12 10
Coaches 7 15 14 12 6 5 4 15 14 24 21 16 14 11 12 10
Harris Not released 6 6 4 15 14 23 21 16 14 12 11
BCS Not released 14 13 23 21 15 14 12 11

Flyovers[edit]

Virginia Tech home games have featured flyovers by military aircraft.

Date Opponent aircraft origin comments
September 12 Marshall University Rockwell B-1 Lancer Dyess Air Force Base Carried the largest payload of weapons in the Air Force inventory[15]
September 26 University of Miami Bell AH-1 SuperCobra helicopters Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 775 led by 1987 Virginia Tech alumni[16]
November 21 North Carolina State T-1A Jayhawk Columbus Air Force Base included 3 alumni in the air crews[17]

Statistics[edit]

Team[edit]

Team Opp
Scoring  414  203
  Points per Game  31.8  15.6
First Downs  232  194
  Rushing  124  91
  Passing  96  90
  Penalty  12  13
Total Offense  5097  3841
  Avg per Play  6.2  4.6
  Avg per Game  392.1  295.5
Fumbles-Lost  19-10  23-13
Penalties-Yards  75-634  80-611
  Avg per Game  48.8  47.0
Team Opp
Punts-Yards  57-2,495  82-3,374
  Avg per Punt  43.8  41.1
Time of Possession/Game  30:21  29:38
3rd Down Conversions  74/172  69/197
4th Down Conversions  4/12  8/17
Touchdowns Scored  51  20
Field Goal-Attempts  20-23  21-23
PAT-Attempts  48-48  18-18
Attendance  397,398  234,254
  Games/Avg per Game  6-66,233  5-46,851

Source Hokiesports.com[18]

Offense[edit]

Rushing[edit]

Name GP-GS Att Yards Avg TD Long Avg/G
Ryan Williams 13-13 293 1655 5.6 21 66 127.3
Tyrod Taylor 13-13 106 370 3.5 5 46 28.5
Josh Oglesby 13-0 78 335 4.3 2 34 25.8
David Wilson 13-0 59 334 5.7 4 51 25.7
Dyrell Roberts 13-5 10 48 4.8 0 21 3.4
Greg Boone 12-12 2 9 4.5 0 5 0.8
Danny Coale 13-12 2 8 4.0 0 5 0.6
Marcus Davis 12-0 1 7 7 0 7 0.6
Zac Evans 3-0 1 6 6 0 6 2.0
Ju-Ju Clayton 5-0 3 -13 -4.3 0 0 -4.4
Total 13 573 2706 4.7 32 66 208.2
Opponents 13 468 1669 3.6 10 61 128.4

Passing[edit]

Name GP-GS Com Att Yds TD INT Pct Eff Long Avg/G
Tyrod Taylor 13-13 136 243 2311 13 5 56.0 149.4 81 177.8
Ju-Ju Clayton 5-0 1 5 80 1 0 20.0 220.4 80 16.0
Greg Boone 12-12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0
Total 13 137 249 2391 14 5 55.0 150.2 81 183.9
Opponents 13 174 367 2172 9 11 47.4 99.2 74 167.1

Receiving[edit]

Name GP-GS Rec Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G
Jarrett Boykin 13-10 40 835 20.9 5 64 64.2
Danny Coale 13-12 30 614 20.5 2 81 47.2
Dyrell Roberts 13-5 22 390 17.7 3 41 30.0
Ryan Williams 13-13 16 180 11.3 1 43 13.8
Xavier Boyce 13-3 8 88 11.0 1 21 6.8
Greg Boone 12-12 7 75 10.7 0 20 6.3
Marcus Davis 12-0 5 125 25.0 1 80 10.4
Andre Smith 13-6 3 27 9.0 1 17 2.1
Josh Oglesby 13-0 3 20 6.7 0 13 1.5
Sam Wheeler 13-2 2 30 15.0 0 16 2.3
Kenny Jefferson 12-2 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.6
Total 13 137 2391 17.5 14 81 183.9
Opponents 13 174 2172 12.5 9 74 167.1

Defense[edit]

Special teams[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on March 20, 2010. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Marshall Thundering Herd vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Duke Blue Devils Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Boston College Eagles vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  8. ^ "North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Virginia Tech Hokies vs. East Carolina Pirates Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Maryland Terrapins Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  11. ^ "North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Virginia Cavaliers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  13. ^ "Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Tennessee Volunteers Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on March 5, 2010. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  14. ^ "2009 Schedule and Results". Atlantic Coast Conferenceaccessdate=March 9, 2009. Archived from the original on August 17, 2009. 
  15. ^ "Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Homecoming to feature U.S. Air Force flyover". Virginia Tech News Service. September 8, 2009. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 
  16. ^ "U.S. Marine Corps flyover hosted by the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets planned for Saturday". Virginia Tech News Service. Retrieved October 18, 2010. 
  17. ^ "United States Air Force Flyover hosted by Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets planned for Saturday". Virginia Tech News Service. Retrieved October 18, 2010. 
  18. ^ "2009 Football Stats". Hokie Sports. Retrieved August 26, 2011. 

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