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1980 Virginia Tech Gobblers football
Peach Bowl, L 10–20 vs. Miami (FL)
ConferenceIndependent
1980 record8–4
Head coachBill Dooley (3rd season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
Seasons
← 1979
1981 →
1980 Division I-A independents football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Pittsburgh           11 1 0
#5 Florida State           10 2 0
#8 Penn State           10 2 0
#9 Notre Dame           9 2 1
#18 Miami           9 3 0
Southern Miss           9 3 0
Navy           8 4 0
South Carolina           8 4 0
Virginia Tech           8 4 0
Boston College           7 4 0
Northeast Louisiana           7 4 0
Rutgers           7 4 0
UNLV           7 4 0
Tulane           7 5 0
Colgate           5 4 1
North Texas           6 5 0
Villanova           6 5 0
West Virginia           6 6 0
Louisville           5 6 0
Richmond           5 6 0
Syracuse           5 6 0
East Carolina           4 7 0
Illinois State           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Army           3 7 1
Holy Cross           3 8 0
Cincinnati           2 9 0
Memphis           2 9 0
William & Mary           2 9 0
Georgia Tech           1 9 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980 Virginia Tech Gobblers football team represented the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University during the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Bill Dooley.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 6at Wake ForestABCW 16–724,500
September 13East Tennessee StateW 35–7
September 20William & Mary
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 7–3
September 27James Madison
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 38–6
October 4at ClemsonL 10–1364,558
October 11Rhode Islanddagger
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 34–7
October 18Virginia
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
W 30–0
October 25at RichmondL 7–18
November 1West Virginia
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
W 34–1145,200
November 8at No. 3 Florida StateABCL 7–3151,487
November 151:30 p.m.vs. VMIW 21–6
January 2, 19813:00 p.m.vs. No. 20 Miami (FL)CBSL 10–2045,384

ReferencesEdit

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