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2011 Virginia Tech Hokies football
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ACC Coastal Division champion
ACC Championship Game, L 10–38 vs. Clemson
Sugar Bowl, L 20–23 OT vs. Michigan
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division
Ranking
Coaches #17
AP #21
2011 record 11–3 (7–1 ACC)
Head coach Frank Beamer (25th year)
Offensive coordinator Bryan Stinespring (10th year)
Defensive coordinator Bud Foster (17th year)
Home stadium Lane Stadium
(Capacity: 66,233)
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
#22 Clemson x   6 2         10 4  
#23 Florida State   5 3         9 4  
Wake Forest   5 3         6 7  
NC State   4 4         8 5  
Boston College   3 5         4 8  
Maryland   1 7         2 10  
Coastal
#21 Virginia Tech x   7 1         11 3  
Virginia   5 3         8 5  
Georgia Tech   5 3         8 5  
North Carolina   3 5         7 6  
Miami   3 5         6 6  
Duke   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Clemson 38, Virginia Tech 10
† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
As of January 10, 2012 • Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011 Virginia Tech Hokies football team represented the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Hokies were led by 25th-year head coach Frank Beamer and played their home games at Lane Stadium. They were members of the Coastal Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season with 11–3 overall record, 7–1 in ACC play, as champions of the Coastal Division. They were defeated by Clemson in the 2011 ACC Championship Game, 10–38. They were invited to the Sugar Bowl, where they lost to Michigan, 20–23 in overtime.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 312:30 p.m.No. 2 (FCS) Appalachian State*No. 13ACCNW 66–1366,233
September 103:30 p.m.at East Carolina*No. 11FSNW 17–1049,404
September 174:00 p.m.Arkansas State*No. 13
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
FSNW 26–766,233
September 243:30 p.m.at Marshall*No. 13CBSSNW 30–1034,424
October 16:00 p.m.No. 13 ClemsonNo. 11
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
ESPN2L 3–2366,233
October 83:30 p.m.Miami (FL)No. 21
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
ABC/ESPNW 38–3566,233
October 156:30 p.m.at Wake ForestNo. 19ESPN3W 38–1735,026[1]
October 223:00 p.m.Boston CollegedaggerNo. 16
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
FSNW 30–1466,233[2]
October 2912:30 p.m.at DukeNo. 15ACCNW 14–1027,392
November 108:00 p.m.at No. 20 Georgia TechNo. 10ESPNW 37–2650,140[3]
November 178:00 p.m.North CarolinaNo. 9
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
ESPNW 24–2166,233
November 263:30 p.m.at No. 24 VirginiaNo. 6ABC/ESPN2W 38–061,124
December 38:00 p.m.vs. No. 21 ClemsonNo. 5ESPNL 10–3873,675
January 3, 20128:30 p.m.vs. No. 13 Michigan*No. 17ESPNL 20–23 OT64,512
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
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RankingsEdit

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll

 

AP 13 11 13 13 11 21 19 16 15 12 10 9 6 5 17 21

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Coaches' 13 11 12 11 10 17 17 14 15 11 9 7 4 3 11 17

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Harris Not released 18 16 15 12 10 9 5 4 11

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BCS Not released 12 12 12 10 8 5 5 11

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Coaching staffEdit

2011 Virginia Tech Hokies coaching staff

Head coach

Assistant coaches

  • Shane Beamer – associate head coach and running backs coach
  • Bryan Stinespring – offensive coordinator and tight ends/offensive tackles coach
  • Bud Foster – defensive coordinator and inside linebackers coach
  • Curt Newsome – offensive guards and center coach
  • Kevin Sherman – wide receivers coach
  • Mike O'Cain – quarterbacks coach
  • Torrian Gray – defensive secondary coach
  • Charley Wiles – defensive line coach
  • Cornell Brown – outside linebackers and assistant defensive line coach
  • John Ballein – associate athletics director for football operations
  • Billy Hite – assistant to the head coach and senior advisor
  • Jim Cavanaugh – director of recruiting and high school relations

RosterEdit

2011 Virginia Tech Hokies roster
Flanker
Split end
Center
  • 63 Bo Gentry – Senior
  • 74 Andrew Miller – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 79 Caleb Farris – Freshman
Offensive guard
Offensive tackle
Tight end
  •      Fuller Hoepner – Redshirt Freshman
  •      Darius Redman – Freshman
  • 13 Randall Dunn – Redshirt Junior
  • 33 Chris Drager – Redshirt Senior
  • 80 George George – Redshirt Junior
  • 86 Eric Martin – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 88 Ryan Malleck – Freshman
 
Quarterback
Tailback
  •      Michael Holmes – Freshman
  •      Maurice Taylor – Freshman
  •   2 Josh Oglesby – Redshirt Senior
  •   4 David WilsonJunior
  • 14 Dominique Patterson – ''Redshirt Freshman
  • 22 Tony Gregory – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 39 Daniel Dyer – ''Redshirt Freshman

Fullback

  •      Greg Gadell – Redshirt Freshman
  •      Justus Hoffmann – Freshman
  • 25 Martin Scales – Redshirt Junior
  • 32 Riley Beiro – Redshirt Freshman
  • 45 Joey Phillips – Redshirt Junior
Defensive tackle
  •      Kwamaine Battle – Redshirt Senior
  •      Ross Ward – Freshman
  • 53 Dwight Tucker – Redshirt Junior
  • 56 Antoine Hopkins – Redshirt Junior
  • 92 Luther MaddyFreshman
  • 93 Isaiah Hamlette – Redshirt Junior
  • 96 Corey Marshall – Freshman
  • 97 Kris Harley – Freshman
  • 98 Derrick Hopkins – Sophomore
Defensive end
 
Cornerback
  •      Chris Caver – Freshman
  •      James Farrow – Freshman
  •      Michael Dennis II - Senior
  •      Carl Jackson – Redshirt Freshman
  •   8 Detrick Bonner – Redshirt Freshman
  •   9 Cris Hill – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 17 Kyle FullerSophomore
  • 20 Jayron HosleyJunior
  • 34 Kyshoen JarrettFreshman
Linebacker
  •      Griffin Hite – Freshman
  •      Brandon Spitzer – Freshman
  •      D.J. Ward – Freshman
  • 24 Tariq Edwards – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 36 Chase Williams – ''Redshirt Freshman
  • 44 Brian Laiti – Redshirt Freshman
  • 47 Jonathan Halfhide – Redshirt Freshman
  • 51 Bruce Taylor – Redshirt Junior
  • 52 Barquell Rivers – Redshirt Senior
  • 57 Telvion Clark – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 58 Jack Tyler – Redshirt Sophomore
Outside linebacker
Free safety
  •      Michael Cole – Freshman
  •      Scott Rolin – Freshman
  •   1 Antone ExumRedshirt Sophomore
  • 21 Theron Norman – Redshirt Freshman
  • 26 James Hopper – Redshirt Sophomore
  • 37 Ronny Vandyke – Freshman
  • 41 Derek DiNardo – Redshirt Freshman
Rover
  •      Nick Bush – Freshman
  •      Ryan Cassidy – Freshman
  •      Josh Trimble – Freshman
  • 15 Eddie Whitley – Senior
  • 23 Boye Aromire – Freshman
Long snapper
  •      Lukas Stump – Redshirt Freshman
  • 50 Collin Carroll – Redshirt Senior
  • 65 Joe St. Germain – Redshirt Freshman
Punter
  •      Ethan Keyserling – Redshirt Freshman
  • 29 Scott Demler – Redshirt Junior
  • 38 Michael Branthover – Freshman
Place kicker
  •      Conor Goulding – Redshirt Freshman
  •   5 Tyler Weiss – Redshirt Senior
  • 48 Justin Myer – Senior
  • 89 Cody Journell – Freshman

Source: http://www.hokiesports.com/football/players

Game summariesEdit

VirginiaEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Virginia Tech 7 7 7 17 38
Virginia 0 0 0 0 0

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ReferencesEdit

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