1982 Virginia Tech Hokies football team

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1982 Virginia Tech Hokies football
Virginia Tech retro logo.svg
ConferenceIndependent
1982 record7–4
Head coachBill Dooley (5th season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
Seasons
← 1981
1983 →
1982 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Penn State           11 1 0
No. 13 Florida State           9 3 0
No. 10 Pittsburgh           9 3 0
No. 19 West Virginia           9 3 0
Boston College           8 3 1
Southwestern Louisiana           7 3 1
East Carolina           7 4 0
Miami           7 4 0
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Virginia Tech           7 4 0
Notre Dame           6 4 1
Cincinnati           6 5 0
Georgia Tech           6 5 0
Navy           6 5 0
Louisville           5 6 0
Rutgers           5 6 0
Army           4 7 0
South Carolina           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Tulane           4 7 0
William & Mary           3 8 0
North Texas State           2 9 0
Syracuse           2 9 0
Memphis State           1 10 0
Richmond           0 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1982 Virginia Tech Hokies football team represented the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University during the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Bill Dooley.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 4at RichmondW 20–922,600
September 18No. 15 Miami (FL)CBSL 8–1445,200
September 25William & Mary
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 47–3
October 2Wake Forest
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
L 10–1337,300
October 91:30 p.m.at DukeCBSW 22–21
October 16No. 13 West Virginia
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
L 6–1652,300
October 23Appalachian Statedagger
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 34–037,400
October 30Kentucky
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 29–3
November 13at VanderbiltL 0–4540,356
November 20vs. VMINorfolk, VA (Oyster Bowl, rivalry)W 14–3
November 25Virginia
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
WTBSW 21–14

Players[edit]

The following players were members of the 1982 football team.

1982 Virginia Tech roster
  • Nigel Bowe
  • Greg Brooks
  • Geoffrey Martin Brown
  • Wally Browne
  • Bryan Burleigh
  • Derek Carter
  • Jake Clarke
  • Otis Copeland
  • John Cowne
  • Mark Cox
  • Phil Culicerto
  • George Evans
  • Ray Fitts
  • John Fitzgerald
  • Gillett Ford
  • Milton Franklin
  • Ken Frontain
  • Mike Giacolone
  • Leon Gordon
  • Todd Greenwood
  • Alan Harris
  • Tom Hartman
  • Nolan Hazzard
  • Mike Hill
  • Billy Hite
  • Terrence Howell
  • Leno Ilardo
  • Randy Jamison
  • Mike Johnson
  • Vincent Johnson
  • Joe Jones
  • Ed Keiffer
  • Thor Kritsky
  • Cyrus Lawrence
  • Ashley Lee
  • Billy Leeson
  • Allen Little
  • John Ludlow
  • David Marvel
  • Tony McKee
  • Richard Harold Miley
  • Clarence Nelson
  • Kyle Neve
  • Tony Paige
  • James Patterson
  • Jesse Penn
  • Padro Phillips
  • John Polascik
  • Bill Renner
  • Leon Rhodes
  • John Ritz
  • James Robinson
  • Steve Scaggs
  • John Scott
  • Mike Shaw
  • Alonzo Smith
  • Bruce Smith
  • Jim Smith
  • Jimmy Smith
  • Willie Smith
  • Allen Talbott
  • Allan Thomas
  • Bob Thomas
  • Jeremiah Thomas
  • Kent Thomas
  • John Tuggle
  • Mark Udinski
  • Cornell Urquhart
  • Don Wade
  • Bob Watson
  • Scott Sharpe Wauters
  • Trevor Wright
  • George Yeager
  • B. J. Zwinak

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