1995 Virginia Tech Hokies football team

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1995 Virginia Tech Hokies football
Big East co-champion
Sugar Bowl champion
Lambert-Meadowlands Trophy
Sugar Bowl, W 28–10 vs. Texas
Conference Big East Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 9
AP No. 10
1995 record 10–2 (6–1 Big East)
Head coach Frank Beamer (9th season)
Offensive coordinator Rickey Bustle (2nd season)
Co-defensive coordinator Bud Foster (1st season)
Co-defensive coordinator Rod Sharpless (1st season)
Home stadium Lane Stadium
(Capacity: 50,000)
Seasons
← 1994
1996 →
1995 Big East football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 10 Virginia Tech +   6 1         10 2  
No. 20 Miami (FL) +   6 1         8 3  
No. 19 Syracuse   5 2         9 3  
West Virginia   4 3         5 6  
Boston College   4 3         4 8  
Rutgers   2 5         4 7  
Temple   1 6         1 10  
Pittsburgh   0 7         2 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1995 Virginia Tech Hokies football team represented Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University during the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Frank Beamer, the Hokies finished the season 10–2 (6–1 Big East) and won the Sugar Bowl 28–10 over Texas.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 8:00 PM Boston College No. 20 Lane StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia (Rivalry) ESPN L 14–20   44,426
September 16 12:00 PM Cincinnati* Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, Virginia L 0–16   36,328
September 23 12:00 PM No. 17 Miami (FL) Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, Virginia (Rivalry) BEN W 13–7   51,206
September 30 12:00 PM at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh BEN W 26–16   31,036
October 7 1:30 PM at Navy* Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, Maryland W 14–0   31,114
October 14 1:00 PM Akron*dagger Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, Virginia W 77–27   40,688
October 21 1:00 PM at Rutgers Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, New Jersey W 45–17   19,292
October 28 12:00 PM at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, West Virginia (Rivalry) BEN W 27–0   59,819
November 4 3:30 PM No. 20 Syracuse Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, Virginia ABC W 31–7   51,239
November 11 1:00 PM vs. Temple No. 21 RFK StadiumWashington, D.C. W 38–16   20,371
November 18 12:00 PM at No. 13 Virginia* No. 20 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia (Rivalry) ABC W 36–29   43,600
December 31 6:00 PM vs. No. 9 Texas* No. 13 Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans (Sugar Bowl) ABC W 28–10   70,283
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Roster[edit]

1995 Virginia Tech Hokies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
C 63 Conaty, BillBill Conaty
G 64 DiNapoli, GennaroGennaro DiNapoli So
QB 16 Druckenmiller, JimJim Druckenmiller
TE 81 Jennings, BryanBryan Jennings
RB 28 Oxendine, KenKen Oxendine So
WR 17 Still, BryanBryan Still
RB 42 Thomas, DwayneDwayne Thomas
G 75 Washington, ToddTodd Washington So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 9 Banks, AntonioAntonio Banks
LB 41 DelRicco, GeorgeGeorge DelRicco
S 14 Gray, TorrianTorrian Gray
DE 58 Brown, CornellCornell Brown
DT 59 Price, J. C.J. C. Price
FS 24 Yarborough, WilliamWilliam Yarborough
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 18 Larsen, AtleAtle Larsen
P 3 Thomas, JohnJohn Thomas
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

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