1987 Virginia Tech Hokies football team

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1987 Virginia Tech Hokies football
Conference Independent
1987 record 2–9
Head coach Frank Beamer
Defensive coordinator Ron Zook
Home stadium Lane Stadium
(Capacity: 51,000)
Seasons
« 1986 1988 »
1987 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Miami (FL)           12 0 0
#4 Syracuse           11 0 1
#2 Florida State           11 1 0
#15 South Carolina           8 4 0
Pittsburgh           8 4 0
Penn State           8 4 0
#17 Notre Dame           8 4 0
Southern Miss           6 5 0
Rutgers           6 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana           6 5 0
Memphis           5 5 1
Northern Illinois           5 5 1
West Virginia           6 6 0
Tulane           6 6 0
Army           5 6 0
Boston College           5 6 0
East Carolina           5 6 0
Akron           4 7 0
Cincinnati           4 7 0
Louisville           3 7 1
Temple           3 8 0
Tulsa           3 8 0
Navy           2 9 0
Virginia Tech           2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Virginia Tech Hokies football team represented the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Frank Beamer.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 12 1:00 PM at No. 10 Clemson Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA L 10–22   42,000
September 19 1:00 PM at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (Commonwealth Cup) L 13–14   44,300
September 26 1:00 PM Syracuse Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA L 21–35   33,300
October 3 1:00 PM Navy Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA W 31–11   35,000
October 10 1:30 PM at South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC L 10–40   73,150
October 17 1:00 PM East Carolinadagger Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA L 23–35   38,300
October 24 8:30 PM at Tulane Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA L 38–57   31,280
October 31 7:30 PM at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY L 7–14   50,432
November 7 1:00 PM at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Rivalry) L 16–28   47,322
November 14 7:30 PM at No. 3 Miami (FL) Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL (Rivalry) L 13–27   40,105
November 21 1:00 PM Cincinnati Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA W 21–20   10,600
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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