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1981 Virginia Tech Hokies football
ConferenceIndependent
1981 record7–4
Head coachBill Dooley (4th season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Penn State           10 2 0
No. 4 Pittsburgh           11 1 0
No. 8 Miami           9 2 0
Southern Miss           9 2 1
No. 17 West Virginia           9 3 0
Colgate           7 3 0
Virginia Tech           7 4 0
Navy           7 4 1
Cincinnati           6 5 0
Florida State           6 5 0
Holy Cross           6 5 0
Tulane           6 5 0
UNLV           6 6 0
South Carolina           6 6 0
Temple           5 5 0
Boston College           5 6 0
East Carolina           5 6 0
Northeast Louisiana           5 6 0
Louisville           5 6 0
Notre Dame           5 6 0
Rutgers           5 6 0
William & Mary           5 6 0
Syracuse           4 6 1
Richmond           4 7 0
Army           3 7 1
North Texas State           2 9 0
Georgia Tech           1 10 0
Memphis           1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1981 Virginia Tech Hokies football team represented the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University during the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Bill Dooley.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 12RichmondW 28–12
September 19William & Mary
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 47–3
September 26Wake Forest
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 30–1442,200
October 3Memphis State
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 17–13
October 101:30 p.m.at DukeL 7–14
October 17at West VirginiaL 6–2749,115
October 24Appalachian Statedagger
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 34–12
October 31at KentuckyW 29–3
November 14at No. 12 Miami (FL)L 14–2122,257
November 21VMI
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
ABCL 0–6
November 28at VirginiaW 20–3

RosterEdit

1981 Virginia Tech Hokies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 78 Smith, BruceBruce Smith Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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