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1986 Virginia Tech Hokies football
Peach Bowl champion
Peach Bowl, W 25–24 vs. NC State
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 20
1986 record9–2–1
Head coachBill Dooley (9th season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Penn State           12 0 0
No. 2 Miami (FL)           11 1 0
No. 20 Virginia Tech           9 2 1
No. 19 Boston College           9 3 0
Tulsa           7 4 0
Florida State           7 4 1
Army           6 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana           6 5 0
Southern Miss           6 5 0
Temple           6 5 0
Pittsburgh           5 5 1
Rutgers           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Notre Dame           5 6 0
Syracuse           5 6 0
South Carolina           3 6 2
Tulane           4 7 0
West Virginia           4 7 0
Louisville           3 8 0
Navy           3 8 0
Wichita State           3 8 0
East Carolina           2 9 0
Northern Illinois           2 9 0
Memphis           1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 Virginia Tech Hokies football team represented the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University during the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Bill Dooley.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 6CincinnatiL 20–24
September 13at ClemsonJefferson-PilotW 20–1475,930
September 20at SyracuseCreative Sports MarketingW 26–1733,400
September 27East Tennessee State
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 37–10
October 4West Virginia
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
Creative Sports MarketingW 13–750,000
October 11South Carolinadagger
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
T 27–2740,700
October 181:30 p.m.vs. TempleWDBJ, WRLH, WHSV, WTVZL 13–29*
October 25Virginia
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
W 42–10
November 1Kentucky
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 17–15
November 8at RichmondWDBJ, WRLH, WHSV, WTVZW 17-10
November 15Vanderbilt
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 29–21
December 31vs. No. 18 NC StateMizlouW 25–2453,668

*Temple subsequently forfeited its entire 1986 schedule due to an ineligible player.[1]

RosterEdit

Quarterback
  •  Erik Chapman
  •  Jeff Roberts
Running Back
  •  Earnie Jones
  •  Maurice Williams
  •  Malcolm Blacken
  •  Sean Donnelly
  •  Rich Fox
  •  Eddie Hunter
Wide Receiver
  •  David Everett
  •  Myron Richardson
  •  Randy Jamison
  •  Donald Wayne Snell
Tight End
  •  Steve Johnson
 
Offensive Line
  •  Jim Davie
  •  John FitzHugh
  •  Tom Hall
  •  Kevin Keefe
  •  Ron Singleton
  •  Ernie Davis
  •  Rodney Good
  •  Todd Grantham
  •  Chris Henderson
Defensive Line
  •  Scott Hill
  •  Horacio Moronta
  •  Morgan Roane
  •  Curtis Taliaferro
  •  Mark Webb
  •  Al Wiley
 
Linebacker
  •  Jamel Agemy
  •  Lawrence White
  •  Leslie Bailey
  •  Randy Cockrell
Defensive Back
  •  Mitch Dove
  •  Billy Myers
  •  Scott Rice
  •  Carter Wiley
  •  Bo Blankenship
  •  Eddie Neel

Source: https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/virginia-tech/1986-roster.html

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ReferencesEdit

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