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2009 Virginia Tech Hokies football team

2009 Virginia Tech Hokies football
Chick-fil-A Bowl Champions
Chick-fil-A Bowl vs. Tennessee, W 37–14
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division
Ranking
Coaches #10
AP #10
2009 record 10–3 (6–2 ACC)
Head coach Frank Beamer
Offensive coordinator Bryan Stinespring
Offensive scheme Pro Style
Defensive coordinator Bud Foster
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Lane Stadium
(Capacity: 66,233, grass)
Uniform
2009 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Atlantic
#24 Clemson x   6 2         9 5  
Boston College   5 3         8 5  
Florida State   4 4         7 6  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 7  
NC State   2 6         5 7  
Maryland   1 7         2 10  
Coastal
#13 Georgia Tech* x   7 1         10 1  
#10 Virginia Tech   6 2         10 3  
#19 Miami   5 3         9 4  
North Carolina*   0 4         0 5  
Duke   3 5         5 7  
Virginia   2 6         3 9  
Championship: Georgia Tech 39, Clemson 34
December 5, 2009
(vacated)
† – BCS representative as conference champion
  • North Carolina vacated 8 wins, including 4 ACC wins.
    Also, Georgia Tech's ACC Championship Game victory was vacated by the NCAA on July 14, 2011.
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 Virginia Tech Hokies football team represented Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University during the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team's head coach was Frank Beamer. The Hokies finished the season 10–3 (6–2 ACC) and won the Chick-fil-A Bowl 37–14 over Tennessee.

Preseason

Coaching staff

Position Name First year at VT First year in current position
Head Coach Frank Beamer 1987 1987
Associate Head Coach and Running Backs Coach Billy Hite 1978 2001
Offensive Coordinator and Tight Ends Bryan Stinespring 1990 2006 (Offensive coordinator since 2002)
Defensive Coordinator and Inside linebackers Bud Foster 1987 1995
Offensive Line Curt Newsome 2006 2006
Wide Receivers Kevin Sherman 2006 2006
Strong Safety, Outside Linebackers, and Recruiting Coordinator Jim Cavanaugh 1996 2002
Quarterbacks Mike O'Cain 2006 2006
Defensive backs Torrian Gray 2006 2006
Defensive Line Charley Wiles 1996 1996
Source: http://www.hokiesports.com/football/players/

Schedule

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 8:00 PM vs. #5 Alabama* #7 Atlanta, GA (Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game) ABC L 24–34   74,954[1]
September 12 1:30 PM Marshall* #15 Lane StadiumBlacksburg, VA ESPN360 W 52–10   66,233[2]
September 19 3:30 PM #19 Nebraska* #14 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ABC W 16–15   66,233[3]
September 26 3:30 PM #9 Miami #12 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ABC W 31–7   66,233[4]
October 3 12:00 PM at Duke #6 Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC ESPN360 W 34–26   26,211[5]
October 10 12:00 PM Boston Collegedagger #5 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA (Rivalry) Raycom W 48–14   66,233[6]
October 17 6:00 PM at #20 Georgia Tech #4 Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA ESPN2 L 23–28   54,405[7]
October 29 7:30 PM North Carolina #14 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ESPN L 17–20*   66,233[8]
November 5 7:30 PM at East Carolina* #24 Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC ESPN W 16–3   43,569[9]
November 14 1:00 PM at Maryland #21 Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD ESPN360 W 36–9   51,514[10]
November 21 3:30 PM NC State #16 Lane Stadium • Blacksburg, VA ESPNU W 38–10   66,233[11]
November 28 3:30 PM at Virginia #14 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA (Battle for the Commonwealth Cup) ABC W 42–13   58,555[12]
December 31 7:30 PM vs. Tennessee #11 Georgia Dome • Atlanta, GA (Chick-fil-A Bowl) ESPN W 37–14   73,777[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

*Vacated by North Carolina

Source: ACC[14]

Roster

Game notes


Rankings

Ranking Movement
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Final
AP 7 14 13 11 6 5 4 15 14 22 20 16 14 11 12 10
Coaches 7 15 14 12 6 5 4 15 14 24 21 16 14 11 12 10
Harris Not released 6 6 4 15 14 23 21 16 14 12 11
BCS Not released 14 13 23 21 15 14 12 11

Flyovers

Virginia Tech home games have featured flyovers by military aircraft.
Date Opponent aircraft origin comments
September 12 Marshall University Rockwell B-1 Lancer Dyess Air Force Base Carried the largest payload of weapons in the Air Force inventory[15]
September 26 University of Miami Bell AH-1 SuperCobra helicopters Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 775 led by 1987 Virginia Tech alumni[16]
November 21 North Carolina State T-1A Jayhawk Columbus Air Force Base included 3 alumni in the air crews[17]

Statistics

Team

Team Opp
Scoring  414  203
  Points per Game  31.8  15.6
First Downs  232  194
  Rushing  124  91
  Passing  96  90
  Penalty  12  13
Total Offense  5097  3841
  Avg per Play  6.2  4.6
  Avg per Game  392.1  295.5
Fumbles-Lost  19-10  23-13
Penalties-Yards  75-634  80-611
  Avg per Game  48.8  47.0
Team Opp
Punts-Yards  57-2,495  82-3,374
  Avg per Punt  43.8  41.1
Time of Possession/Game  30:21  29:38
3rd Down Conversions  74/172  69/197
4th Down Conversions  4/12  8/17
Touchdowns Scored  51  20
Field Goal-Attempts  20-23  21-23
PAT-Attempts  48-48  18-18
Attendance  397,398  234,254
  Games/Avg per Game  6-66,233  5-46,851

Source Hokiesports.com[18]

Offense

Rushing

Name GP-GS Att Yards Avg TD Long Avg/G
Ryan Williams 13-13 293 1655 5.6 21 66 127.3
Tyrod Taylor 13-13 106 370 3.5 5 46 28.5
Josh Oglesby 13-0 78 335 4.3 2 34 25.8
David Wilson 13-0 59 334 5.7 4 51 25.7
Dyrell Roberts 13-5 10 48 4.8 0 21 3.4
Greg Boone 12-12 2 9 4.5 0 5 0.8
Danny Coale 13-12 2 8 4.0 0 5 0.6
Marcus Davis 12-0 1 7 7 0 7 0.6
Zac Evans 3-0 1 6 6 0 6 2.0
Ju-Ju Clayton 5-0 3 -13 -4.3 0 0 -4.4
Total 13 573 2706 4.7 32 66 208.2
Opponents 13 468 1669 3.6 10 61 128.4

Passing

Name GP-GS Com Att Yds TD INT Pct Eff Long Avg/G
Tyrod Taylor 13-13 136 243 2311 13 5 56.0 149.4 81 177.8
Ju-Ju Clayton 5-0 1 5 80 1 0 20.0 220.4 80 16.0
Greg Boone 12-12 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0
Total 13 137 249 2391 14 5 55.0 150.2 81 183.9
Opponents 13 174 367 2172 9 11 47.4 99.2 74 167.1

Receiving

Name GP-GS Rec Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G
Jarrett Boykin 13-10 40 835 20.9 5 64 64.2
Danny Coale 13-12 30 614 20.5 2 81 47.2
Dyrell Roberts 13-5 22 390 17.7 3 41 30.0
Ryan Williams 13-13 16 180 11.3 1 43 13.8
Xavier Boyce 13-3 8 88 11.0 1 21 6.8
Greg Boone 12-12 7 75 10.7 0 20 6.3
Marcus Davis 12-0 5 125 25.0 1 80 10.4
Andre Smith 13-6 3 27 9.0 1 17 2.1
Josh Oglesby 13-0 3 20 6.7 0 13 1.5
Sam Wheeler 13-2 2 30 15.0 0 16 2.3
Kenny Jefferson 12-2 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.6
Total 13 137 2391 17.5 14 81 183.9
Opponents 13 174 2172 12.5 9 74 167.1

Defense

Special teams

Notes

  1. ^ "Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on March 20, 2010. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Marshall Thundering Herd vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Nebraska Cornhuskers vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Duke Blue Devils Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Boston College Eagles vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  8. ^ "North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Virginia Tech Hokies vs. East Carolina Pirates Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Maryland Terrapins Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  11. ^ "North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Virginia Cavaliers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  13. ^ "Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Tennessee Volunteers Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on March 5, 2010. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  14. ^ "2009 Schedule and Results". Atlantic Coast Conferenceaccessdate=March 9, 2009. Archived from the original on August 17, 2009. 
  15. ^ "Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Homecoming to feature U.S. Air Force flyover". Virginia Tech News Service. September 8, 2009. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 
  16. ^ "U.S. Marine Corps flyover hosted by the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets planned for Saturday". Virginia Tech News Service. Retrieved October 18, 2010. 
  17. ^ "United States Air Force Flyover hosted by Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets planned for Saturday". Virginia Tech News Service. Retrieved October 18, 2010. 
  18. ^ "2009 Football Stats". Hokie Sports. Retrieved August 26, 2011. 

External links

  • VT Athletic Department's official site
  • BeamerBall.com
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