2014 Virginia Tech Hokies football team

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2014 Virginia Tech Hokies football
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Conference Atlantic Coast Conference (Coastal Division)
2014 record 5–6 (2–5 ACC)
Head coach Frank Beamer (28th year)
Offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Bud Foster (19th as Coordinator, 28th overall year)
Home stadium Lane Stadium
(Capacity: 65,632)
Seasons
« 2013 2015 »
2014 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
#1 Florida State xy   8 0         11 0  
#23 Clemson   6 2         8 3  
#24 Louisville   5 3         8 3  
Boston College   3 4         6 5  
NC State   2 5         6 5  
Syracuse   1 6         3 8  
Wake Forest   1 6         3 8  
Coastal
#16 Georgia Tech xy   6 2         9 2  
Duke   4 3         8 3  
North Carolina   4 3         6 5  
Miami   3 4         6 5  
Virginia   3 4         5 6  
Pittsburgh   3 4         5 6  
Virginia Tech   2 5         5 6  
Championship: Florida State vs. Georgia Tech
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
As of 22 November 2014 (UTC); Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 Virginia Tech Hokies football team will represent the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Hokies will be led by 28th-year head coach Frank Beamer and play their home games at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Seasons at
Virginia Tech
Alma Mater
Frank Beamer Head Coach 27 Virginia Tech (1969)
Scot Loeffler Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks 1 Michigan (1996)
Shane Beamer Associate Head Coach/Running Backs 2 Virginia Tech (1999)
Stacy Searls Offensive Line 0 Auburn (1990)
Bryan Stinespring Tight Ends/Recruiting Coordinator 23 James Madison (1986)
Aaron Moorehead Wide Receivers 1 Illinois (2003)
Bud Foster Defensive Coordinator/Inside Linebackers 27 Murray State (1981)
Torrian Gray Defensive Backs/Passing Game Coordinator 8 Virginia Tech (1996)
Charley Wiles Defensive Line/Running Game Coordinator 16 Murray State (1987)
Cornell Brown Outside Linebackers/Assistant Defensive Line 3 Virginia Tech (1997)
Reference:[1]


Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 4:00 PM #19 (FCSWilliam & Mary* Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA ESPNews W 34–9   62,722
September 6 8:00 PM at #8 Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ESPN W 35–21   107,517
September 13 12:00 PM East Carolina* #17 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ESPN L 21–28   63,267
September 20 12:00 PM Georgia Tech Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA (Battle of the Techs) ESPN L 24–27   62,318
September 27 12:30 PM Western Michigan*dagger Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ACCN W 35–17   59,625
October 4 12:30 PM at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC ACCN W 34–17   60,000
October 16 7:30 PM at Pittsburgh Heinz FieldPittsburgh, PA ESPN L 16–21   43,125
October 23 8:00 PM Miami (FL) Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA (Rivalry) ESPN L 6–30   64,007
November 1 12:30 PM Boston College Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA (Rivalry) ACCN L 31–33   55,729
November 15 12:30 PM at #19 Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC ACCN W 17–16   30,107
November 22 12:30 PM at Wake Forest BB&T FieldWinston-Salem, NC ACCN L 3–6 2OT   
November 28 8:00 PM Virginia Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA (Battle for the Commonwealth Cup) ESPN      
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.
Schedule Source:[2]

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP RV RV 17 RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR  
Coaches' RV RV 19 RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR  
CFP Not released NR NR NR NR Not released


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Staff". Virginia Tech Athletics. Retrieved July 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ "2014 Virginia Tech Hokies Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved March 9, 2014.