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2012 Virginia Tech Hokies football
Russell Athletic Bowl champion
Russell Athletic Bowl, W 13–10 OT vs. Rutgers
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
DivisionCoastal Division
2012 record7–6 (4–4 ACC)
Head coachFrank Beamer (26th season)
Offensive coordinatorBryan Stinespring (11th as coordinator, 22nd overall season)
Defensive coordinatorBud Foster (18th as coordinator, 26th overall season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
(Capacity: 65,632)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
#10 Florida State xy   7 1         12 2  
#11 Clemson x   7 1         11 2  
NC State   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 7  
Maryland   2 6         4 8  
Boston College   1 7         2 10  
Coastal
North Carolina* x   5 3         8 4  
Miami* x   5 3         7 5  
Georgia Tech xy   5 3         7 7  
Virginia Tech   4 4         7 6  
Duke   3 5         6 7  
Virginia   2 6         4 8  
Championship: Florida State 21, Georgia Tech 15
† – BCS representative as champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • North Carolina ineligible for championship and postseason due to NCAA sanctions. Miami ineligible for championship and postseason due to a self-imposed postseason ban.
    As of January 8, 2013 • Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 Virginia Tech Hokies football team represented Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by 26th year head coach Frank Beamer and played their home games at Lane Stadium. They were a member of the Coastal Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 7–6, 4–4 in ACC play to finish in fourth place in the Coastal Division. They were invited to the Russell Athletic Bowl where they defeated Rutgers in overtime.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 38:00 p.m.Georgia TechNo. 15ESPNW 20–17 OT65,632
September 81:30 p.m.Austin Peay*No. 15
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
ESPN3W 42–765,632
September 1512:00 p.m.at Pittsburgh*No. 13ESPNUL 17–3548,032
September 2212:00 p.m.Bowling Green*
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
ESPNUW 37–065,632
September 293:30 p.m.vs. Cincinnati*ESPNUL 24–2746,026
October 612:30 p.m.at North CarolinaACCNL 34–4854,000
October 1312:30 p.m.Dukedagger
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
ACCNW 41–2065,632
October 2012:00 p.m.at No. 14 ClemsonABC/ESPN2L 17–3883,338
November 17:30 p.m.at Miami (FL)ESPNL 12–3037,219
November 87:30 p.m.No. 8 Florida State
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
ESPNL 22–2865,632
November 1712:30 p.m.at Boston CollegeACCNW 30–23 OT34,266
November 2412:00 p.m.Virginia
ESPNUW 17–1465,632
December 285:30 p.m.vs. Rutgers*ESPNW 13–10 OT48,127
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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