1975 Virginia Tech Gobblers football team

The 1975 Virginia Tech Gobblers football team represented Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the 1975 NCAA Division I football season.[1]

1975 Virginia Tech Gobblers football
Virginia Tech retro logo.svg
ConferenceIndependent
1975 record8–3
Head coachJimmy Sharpe (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorCharley Pell (2nd season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 NCAA Division I independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Rutgers         9 2 0
No. 10 Penn State         9 3 0
No. 20 West Virginia         9 3 0
Notre Dame         8 3 0
Virginia Tech         8 3 0
No. 15 Pittsburgh         8 4 0
Boston College         7 4 0
Georgia Tech         7 4 0
Memphis State         7 4 0
Navy         7 4 0
North Texas State         7 4 0
Southern Miss         7 4 0
South Carolina         7 5 0
Colgate         6 4 0
Cincinnati         6 5 0
Hawaii         6 5 0
Syracuse         6 5 0
Temple         6 5 0
Utah State         6 5 0
Indiana State         5 5 0
Dayton         5 6 0
Northeast Louisiana         4 6 1
Tulane         4 7 0
Villanova         4 7 0
Florida State         3 8 0
Air Force         2 8 1
Houston         2 8 0
Miami (FL)         2 8 0
Army         2 9 0
Holy Cross         1 10 0
Louisville         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 13at KentuckyL 8–27
September 20at Kent StateL 11–1713,871
September 27RichmondW 21–9
October 4at AuburnW 23–1645,000
October 11Florida State
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 13–1037,000
October 18Virginia
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
W 24–1741,000
October 24at West VirginiaL 7–1029,670
November 11:30 p.m.vs. William & MaryW 24–7
November 8at HoustonW 34–2817,000
November 15VMI
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
W 33–0
November 22Wake Forest
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 40–1029,000

PlayersEdit

The following players were members of the 1975 football team.

1975 Virginia Tech roster
  • Paul Adams
  • Dale Babione
  • Mitcheal Barnes
  • Tom Beasley
  • Morris Blueford
  • Larry Blunt
  • Henry Bradley
  • Blair John Buskirk
  • Mike Callison
  • Steve Cannon
  • Larry Capps
  • Rickie Casey
  • Roscoe Coles
  • Tom Cooper
  • Allen Cure
  • Ron “Flash” Davis
  • Rondal Davis
  • David DeHart
  • Kevin Dick
  • David Stephen Dolphin
  • Michel Faulkner
  • Moses Foster
  • Stephen C. Galloway
  • Keith Gibson
  • Billy Hardee
  • Rick Harman
  • George Heath
  • Mike Heizer
  • Tony Ray Houff
  • Bill Houseright
  • Scott Hurd
  • Jerry Inge
  • Billy King
  • David Lamie
  • Wayne Latimer
  • Curt Lowery
  • Keith McCarter
  • Bruce McDaniel
  • Barry Miller
  • Wayne Moon
  • Greg Mullinax
  • Jay Neal
  • Chuck Nuttycombe
  • Stuart Patterson
  • Chuck Perdue
  • Steve Philbrick
  • Rick Razzano
  • Phil Rogers
  • Larry Schmidt
  • Steve Scott
  • Gary Smith
  • Mike Stollings
  • Doug Thacker
  • Leonard Walker

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1975 Virginia Tech Hokies". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-05-15.