Billed as the toughest place in college football for opponents to play by Rivals.com, Lane Stadium/Worsham Field boasts one of the best playing surfaces in the nation. With the south end zone and west side additions, the Hokies compete in one of the best stadiums in the country.
|Saturday, Aug. 31||Alabama||Atlanta, Ga.|
|Saturday, Sept. 7||Western Carolina||Lane Stadium|
|Saturday, Sept. 14||East Carolina||Greenville, N.C.|
|Saturday, Sept. 21||Marshall||Lane Stadium|
|Thursday, Sept. 26||Georgia Tech||Atlanta, Ga.|
|Saturday, Oct. 5||North Carolina||Lane Stadium|
|Saturday, Oct. 12||Pittsburgh||Lane Stadium|
|Saturday, Oct. 26||Duke||Lane Stadium|
|Saturday, Nov. 2||Boston College||Chestnut Hill, Mass.|
|Saturday, Nov. 9||Miami||Miami Gardens, Fla.|
|Saturday, Nov. 16||Maryland||Lane Stadium|
|Saturday, Nov. 30||Virginia||Charlottesville, Va.|
The Hokies' football success can be traced in part to the first-class facilities the team uses on a daily basis. While the results are apparent on game day in Lane Stadium, there are many other facilities that help the Hokies in all phases of preparation. It is the work that is done in these areas that leads to success both on and off the football field.Read more
With two Tech players being drafted and four more signing free agent deals, Virginia Tech enters the 2013 NFL season with over 170 former players under Frank Beamer alone having signed with NFL teams. In 2012, 24 players were on NFL rosters with nine making the playoffs. Duane Brown was named a Pro Bowler from the Houston Texans and Tyrod Taylor won a Super Bowl ring with the Baltimore Ravens.View the full list (PDF)
Of the 13 seniors on the 2013 roster, there are 10 Hokie graduates, with the other three on track to graduate this year. Additionally, junior David Wang has already graduated (business degrees in three years) and earned a second undergraduate degree this past summer and junior E.L. Smiling graduated this past summer to bring the total number of graduates on the roster to 12. In 10 of the past 12 years, Tech has graduated at least 70 percent of its class and since 2001, there have been 228 senior Tech football players on the roster with 213 earning their degree. That is over 93 percent!
The 2012 Virginia Tech football team won its final three games to finish 7-6, capped by an overtime win in the Russell Athletic Bowl over Rutgers. Individually, three players were honored by the ACC, including Jack Tyler who was named to the Coaches' All-ACC First Team.The record book
The Virginia Tech bowl tradition dates back to 1947 when the Hokies appeared in the Sun Bowl, and in the 65 years since, more than one million fans have witnessed Tech compete in 25 bowl games in 11 different stadiums and in seven states. Tech's invitation to the Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando, Fla., extended its bowl appearance streak to 20 consecutive years, the third-longest active streak in the country.See complete bowl history
It's Enter Sandman. It's the HokieBird. It's the Marching Virginians blaring the fight song. It's Lane Stadium, bursting with maroon and orange. The sights and sounds of game day at Virginia Tech create an unrivaled college football experience.
At Virginia Tech, student-athletes don't just play sports. Hokies have the advantages of top-notch services to prepare them for action on the field and for life after graduation.
A second-team All-ACC and first-team Coaches All-ACC selection at linebacker … Broke up a pass and made seven tackles in the overtime win over Rutgers in the Russell Athletic Bowl.×
An All-ACC Second-Team honoree at corner as selected by both the media and coaches … Earned honorable mention All-America honors from SI.com … Earned SI.com all-bowl team honors after being named MVP of the Russell Athletic Bowl×
A second-team All-ACC selection at defensive end in 2011 and 2012 and 2012 Coaches All-ACC second team in 2012.×