1985 Virginia Tech Hokies football team

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1985 Virginia Tech Hokies football
Conference Independent
1985 record 6–5
Head coach Bill Dooley (8th season)
Home stadium Lane Stadium
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 3 Penn State           11 1 0
No. 9 Miami (FL)           10 2 0
Army           9 3 0
No. 15 Florida State           9 3 0
West Virginia           7 3 1
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Syracuse           7 5 0
Virginia Tech           6 5 0
Pittsburgh           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Notre Dame           5 6 0
South Carolina           5 6 0
Southwestern Louisiana           4 7 0
Navy           4 7 0
Temple           4 7 0
Boston College           4 8 0
Memphis           2 7 2
Rutgers           2 8 1
East Carolina           2 9 0
Louisville           2 9 0
Tulane           1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1985 Virginia Tech Hokies football team represented the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University during the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Bill Dooley.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 at Cincinnati Nippert StadiumCincinnati, Ohio L 14–31  
September 7 Richmond Lane StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia L 14–24  
September 14 Clemson Lane StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia L 17–20   31,000
September 28 Syracuse Lane StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia Home Team Sports W 24–14  
October 5 at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, West Virginia (Rivalry) L 9–24   57,514
October 12 William & Marydagger Lane StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia Home Team Sports W 40–10  
October 19 at Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia (Rivalry) W 28–10  
October 26 at No. 2 Florida Florida FieldGainesville, Florida L 18-35   70,119
November 2 Memphis Lane StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia W 31-10  
November 9 Louisville Lane StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia Home Team Sports W 41-17  
November 16 at Vanderbilt Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, Tennessee W 38-24  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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