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1974 Virginia Tech Gobblers football team

The 1974 Virginia Tech Gobblers football team represented Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the 1974 NCAA Division I football season.[1]

1974 Virginia Tech Gobblers football
Virginia Tech retro logo.svg
ConferenceIndependent
1974 record4–7
Head coachJimmy Sharpe (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorCharley Pell (1st season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 NCAA Division I Independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Notre Dame         10 2 0
No. 7 Penn State         10 2 0
Temple         8 2 0
Boston College         8 3 0
Utah State         8 3 0
No. 19 Houston         8 3 1
Rutgers         7 3 1
Cincinnati         7 4 0
Memphis State         7 4 0
Pittsburgh         7 4 0
Georgia Tech         6 5 0
Hawaii         6 5 0
Miami (FL)         6 5 0
Southern Miss         6 5 0
Holy Cross         5 5 1
Tulane         5 6 0
Colgate         4 6 0
Northern Illinois         4 7 0
Navy         4 7 0
South Carolina         4 7 0
Virginia Tech         4 7 0
West Virginia         4 7 0
Army         3 8 0
Dayton         3 8 0
Villanova         3 8 0
Air Force         2 9 0
Syracuse         2 9 0
Florida State         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 14KentuckyL 7–38
September 21at SMUL 25–2813,767
September 28Houston
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
L 12–49
October 5vs. VMIL 17–2222,000
October 12at South CarolinaW 31–1735,897
October 19at VirginiaL 27–28
October 26Richmond 
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 41–740,000
November 18:00 p.m.at Miami (FL)L 7–1420,134
November 9at William & MaryW 34–1515,000
November 16at Florida StateW 56–2127,707
November 23West Virginia
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
L 21–2236,000
  •  Homecoming

PlayersEdit

The following players were members of the 1974 football team.

1974 Virginia Tech roster
  • Paul Adams
  • Mike Arbaugh
  • Bruce Arians
  • Mitcheal Barnes
  • Larry Bearekman
  • Tom Beasley
  • John Bell
  • Greg Birtsch
  • Brent Bledsoe
  • Morris Blueford
  • Larry Blunt
  • Henry Bradley
  • Mike Brammer
  • Rickey Bush
  • Blair John Buskirk
  • Larry Capps
  • Roscoe Coles
  • Tom Cooper
  • Skip Creasey
  • Allen Cure
  • Ron “Flash” Davis
  • Rondal Davis
  • Kevin Dick
  • Moses Foster
  • Barry Garber
  • Keith Gibson
  • Billy Hardee
  • Rick Harman
  • George Heath
  • Dickie Holway
  • Tony Ray Houff
  • Bill Houseright
  • Jerry Inge
  • Billy King
  • Ken Lambert
  • Wayne Latimer
  • Ricky Law
  • Curt Lowery
  • Luke Marsengill
  • Charley Martin
  • Keith McCarter
  • Lynn McCoy
  • Bruce McDaniel
  • Barry Miller
  • Greg Mullinax
  • Jay Neal
  • Chuck Nuttycombe
  • Stuart Patterson
  • Greg Payne
  • Chuck Perdue
  • Steve Philbrick
  • Nick Rapone
  • Rick Razzano
  • Phil Rogers
  • Donald Robert Rudzinski
  • Ricky Scales
  • Bill Schrews
  • Eddie Snell
  • Andre Tennessee
  • Doug Thacker
  • Greg Toal
  • Tom Turner
  • Randy Vey
  • Bill Wallace

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1974 Virginia Tech Hokies". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-05-15.