Virginia Tech Football Records
Bowl Games

Results

BowlDateStadiumLocationOpponentResultAttendance
Sun BowlJan. 1, 1947Kidd Field at Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TexasCincinnatiL, 6-1810,000
Liberty BowlDec. 10, 1966Memphis Memorial StadiumMemphis, Tenn.MiamiL, 7-1425,012
Liberty BowlDec. 14, 1968Memphis Memorial StadiumMemphis, Tenn.MississippiL, 17-3446,206
Peach BowlJan. 2, 1981Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumAtlanta, Ga.MiamiL, 10-2045,384
Independence BowlDec. 15, 1984Independence StadiumShreveport, La.Air ForceL. 7-2341,100
Peach BowlDec. 31, 1986Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumAtlanta, Ga.NC StateW, 25-2453,668
Independence BowlDec. 31, 1993Independence StadiumShreveport, La.IndianaW, 45-2033,819
Gator Bowl BCDec. 30, 1994Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainsville, Fla.TennesseeL, 23-4562,200
Sugar Bowl BADec. 31, 1995Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, La.TexasW, 28-1070,283
Orange Bowl BADec. 31, 1996Pro Player StadiumMiami Gardens, Fla.NebraskaL, 21-4151,212
Gator BowlJan. 1, 1998Alltel StadiumJacksonville, Fla.North CarolinaL, 3-4254,116
Music City BowlDec. 29, 1998Vanderbilt StadiumNashville, Tenn.AlabamaW, 38-741,600
Sugar Bowl Jan. 4, 2000Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, La.Florida StateL, 29-4679,280
Gator BowlJan. 1, 2001Alltel StadiumJacksonville, Fla.ClemsonW, 41-2068,741
Gator BowlJan. 1, 2002Alltel StadiumJacksonville, Fla.Florida StateL, 17-3072,202
San Francisco BowlDec. 31, 2002Pacific Bell ParkSan Francisco, Calif.Air ForceW, 20-1325,966
Insight BowlDec. 26, 2003Bank One BallparkPhoenix, Ariz.CaliforniaL, 49-5242,364
Sugar Bowl Jan. 3, 2005Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, La.AuburnL, 13-1677,349
Gator BowlJan. 2, 2006Alltel StadiumJacksonville, Fla.LouisvilleW, 35-2463,780
Chick-fil-A BowlDec. 30, 2006Georgia DomeAtlanta, Ga.GeorgiaL, 24-3175,406
Orange Bowl Jan. 3, 2008Dolphin StadiumMiami Gardens, Fla.KansasL, 14-2474,111
Orange Bowl Jan. 1, 2009Dolphin StadiumMiami Gardens, Fla.CincinnatiW, 20-773,602
Chick-fil-A BowlDec. 31, 2009Georgia DomeAtlanta, Ga.TennesseeW, 37-1473,777
Orange Bowl Jan. 3, 2011Sun Life StadiumMiami Gardens, Fla.StanfordL, 12-4065,453
Sugar Bowl Jan. 3, 2012Mercedes-Benz SuperdomeNew Orleans, La.MichiganL, 20-23 (OT)64,512
Russell Athletic BowlDec. 28, 2012Florida Citrus StadiumOrlando, Fla.RutgersW, 13-10 (OT)48,127
Sun BowlDec. 31, 2013Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TexasUCLAL, 12-4247,912
Military BowlDec. 27, 2014Navy-Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, Md.CincinnatiW, 33-1734,277
Independence BowlDec. 26, 2015Independence StadiumShreveport, La.TulsaW, 55-5231,289
Belk BowlDec. 29, 2016Bank of America StadiumCharlotte, N.C.ArkansasW, 35-2446,902
Camping World BowlDec. 28, 2017Camping World StadiumOrlando, Fla.Oklahoma StateL, 21-3039,610
Military BowlDec. 31, 2018Navy-Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, Md.CincinnatiL, 31-3532,832
Belk BowlDec. 31, 2019Bank of America StadiumCharlotte, N.C.KentuckyL, 30-3744,138
Pinstripe BowlDec. 29, 2021Yankee StadiumBronx, N.Y.MarylandL, 10-5429,653
  • BC - Bowl Coalition Game
  • BA - Bowl Alliance Game
  • - Bowl Championship Series Game
  • - BCS National Championship

Most Appearances

5
Gator Bowl
1994, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2006

Most Common Opponent

4
Cincinnati
1974 Sun, 2009 Orange, 2014 Military, 2018 Military

Win Streak

3
Start: vs. Cincinnati - 2014 Military
End: vs. Arkansas - 2016 Belk

Losing Streak

5
Start: Cincinnati - 1947 Sun
End: Air Force - 1984 Independence

Record by Bowl

Belk

1-1

Gator

2-3

Independence

2-1

Insight

0-1

Liberty

0-2

Military

1-1

Music City

1-0

Orange

1-3

Peach / Chick-fil-A

2-2

Pinstripe

0-1

Russell Athletic / Camping World

1-1

San Francisco

1-0

Sugar

1-3

Sun

0-2

Team Records

Most Points Scored

Tech
55
vs. Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Opponent
54
Maryland - 2021 Pinstripe

Fewest Points Scored

Tech
3
vs. North Carolina - 1998 Gator

Opponent
7
Alabama, 1998 Music City
Cincinnati, 2009 Orange

Most Points Scored (Quarter)

Tech
24
(1st) vs. Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Opponent
28
(4th) UCLA - 2013 Sun

Most Points Scored (Half)

Tech
45
(1st) vs. Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Opponent
35
(1st) Tennessee - 1994 Gator

Fewest Points Scored (Half)

Tech
0
nine times (Last: 2nd vs. Maryland - 2021 Pinstripe)

Opponent
0
seven times (Last: 2nd Arkansas - 2016 Belk)

Most Points Scored (Overtime)

Tech
3
(1 OT) vs. Rutgers - 2012 Russell Athletic

Opponent
3
(1 OT) Michigan - 2012 Sugar

Fewest Points Scored (Overtime)

Tech
0
(1 OT) vs. Michigan - 2012 Sugar

Opponent
0
(1 OT) Rutgers - 2012 Russell Athletic

Largest Margin of Victory

Tech
31
vs. Alabama, 1998 Music City

Opponent
44
Maryland - 2021 Pinstripe

Smallest Margin of Victory

Tech
1
vs. NC State - 1986 Peach

Opponent
3
California - 2003 Insight
Auburn - 2005 Sugar
Michigan - 2012 Sugar

First Downs (Most)

Tech
31
vs. Oklahoma State - 2017 Camping World

Opponent
27
California - 2003 Insight
Tulsa - 2015 Independence

First Downs (Fewest)

Tech
7
vs. Miami - 1966 Liberty

Opponent
9
Georgia - 2006 Chick-fil-A

First Downs - Rushing (Most)

Tech
18
vs. Oklahoma State - 2017 Camping World

Opponent
15
Nebraska - 1996 Orange

First Downs - Rushing (Fewest)

Tech
1
vs. Rutgers - 2012 Russell Athletic

Opponent
1
Arkansas - 2016 Belk

First Downs - Passing (Most)

Tech
18
vs. California - 2003 Insight

Opponent
17
California - 2003 Insight

First Downs - Passing (Fewest)

Tech
0
vs. Mississippi - 1968 Liberty

Opponent
2
Air Force - 1984 Independence

Rushing Attempts (Most)

Tech
60
vs. Mississippi - 1968 Liberty
vs. NC State - 1986 Peach

Opponent
55
Air Force - 1984 Independence
Kentucky - 2019 Belk

Rushing Attempts (Fewest)

Tech
22
vs. Auburn - 2005 Sugar

Opponent
23
Florida State - 2000 Sugar

Rushing Yards (Most)

Tech
330
vs. Mississippi - 1968 Liberty

Opponent
369
Cincinnati - 1947 Sun

Rushing Yards (Fewest)

Tech
3
vs. Rutgers - 2012 Russell Athletic

Opponent
5
Tennessee - 2009 Chick-fil-A

Rushing Touchdowns (Most)

Tech
5
vs. Clemson - 2001 Gator
vs. Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Opponent
5
California - 2003 Insight

Rushing Touchdowns (Fewest)

Tech
0
five times (Last: vs. Rutgers - 2012 Russell Athletic)

Opponent
0
11 times (Last: Cincinnati - 2014 Military)

Passing Attempts (Most)

Tech
42
vs. Oklahoma State - 2017 Camping World

Opponent
44
Clemson - 2001 Gator
Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Passing Attempts (Fewest)

Tech
7
vs. Mississippi - 1968 Liberty

Opponent
7
Air Force - 1984 Independence

Passing Completions (Most)

Tech
24
vs. California - 2003 Insight

Opponent
27
California - 2003 Insight
Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Passing Completions (Fewest)

Tech
1
vs. Mississippi - 1968 Liberty

Opponent
4
Air Force - 2002 San Francisco

Passing Completions (Most)

Tech
24
vs. California - 2003 Insight

Opponent
27
California - 2003 Insight
Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Passes Had Intercepted (Most)

Tech
3
vs. Mississippi - 1968 Liberty
vs. North Carolina - 1998 Gator
vs. Florida State - 2000 Sugar

Opponent
4
Cincinnati - 2009 Orange

Passes Had Intercepted (Fewest)

Tech
0
eight times (Last: vs. Maryland - 2021 Pinstripe)

Opponent
0
12 times (Last: Maryland - 2021 Pinstripe)

Passing Yards (Most)

Tech
398
vs. California - 2003 Insight

Opponent
394
California - 2003 Insight

Passing Yards (Fewest)

Tech
2
vs. Mississippi - 1968 Liberty

Opponent
42
Air Force - 1984 Independence

Passing Touchdowns (Most)

Tech
4
vs. California - 2003 Insight

Opponent
4
Florida State - 2000 Sugar
Stanford - 2011 Orange

Passing Touchdowns (Fewest)

Tech
0
13 times (Last: vs. Maryland - 2021 Pinstripe)

Opponent
0
five times (Last: Rutgers - 2012 Russell Athletic)

Offensive Plays (Most)

Tech
92
vs. Oklahoma State - 2017 Camping World

Opponent
83
Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Offensive Plays (Fewest)

Tech
53
vs. Georgia - 2006 Chick-fil-A

Opponent
52
Michigan - 2012 Sugar

Total Offensive Yards (Most)

Tech
598
vs. Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Opponent
563
Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Total Offensive Yards (Fewest)

Tech
111
vs. Miami - 1966 Liberty

Opponent
163
Miami - 1966 Liberty

Fumbles Lost (Most)

Tech
3
vs. Mississippi - 1968 Liberty
vs. North Carolina - 1998 Gator
vs. Florida State - 2000 Sugar

Opponent
2
three times (Last: Indiana - 1993 Independence)

Fumbles Lost (Fewest)

Tech
0
11 times (Last: vs. Cincinnati - 2014 Military)

Opponent
0
16 times (Last: Maryland - 2021 Pinstripe)

Penalty Yards (Most)

Tech
120
vs. Mississippi - 1968 Liberty
vs. Oklahoma State - 2017 Camping World

Opponent
96
Cincinnati - 2018 Military

Penalty Yards (Fewest)

Tech
17
vs. Cincinnati - 2009 Orange

Opponent
16
Nebraska - 1996 Orange

Safety Scored

Tech
1
vs. Stanford - 2011 Orange
vs. UCLA - 2013 Sun

Opponent
Never

Longest TD Drive

Tech
84 yds
vs. Cincinnati - 2018 Military

Opponent
99 yds
Miami - 1981 Peach

Individual Records

Most Points Scored

Tech
18
Lee Suggs vs. Clemson - 2001 Gator

Opponent
20
Peter Warrick, Florida State - 2000 Sugar

Rushing Carries

Tech
28
Darren Evans vs. Cincinnati - 2009 Orange

Opponent
34
Lynn Bowden, Kentucky - 2019 Belk

Rushing Yards

Tech
157
J.C. Coleman vs. Cincinnati - 2014 Orange

Opponent
233
Lynn Bowden, Kentucky - 2019 Belk

Rushing Touchdowns

Tech
3
Lee Suggs vs. Clemson - 2001 Gator

Opponent
3
James Stewart, Tennessee - 1994 Gator

Longest Run from Scrimmage

Tech
77 yds
Maurice Williams vs. NC State - 1986 Peach

Opponent
86 yds
Brett Hundley, UCLA - 2013 Sun

100-Yard Rushing Performances

Tech
157J.C. Coleman vs. Cincinnati - 2014 Military
153Darren Evans vs. Cincinnati - 2009 Orange
153Kevin Jones vs. California - 2003 Insight
150Ken Oxendine vs. Nebraska - 1996 Orange
134Cyrus Lawrence vs. Miami - 1981 Peach
129Maurice Williams vs. NC State - 1986 Peach
126Deshawn McClease vs. Kentucky - 2019 Belk
124Deshawn McClease vs. Oklahoma State - 2017 Camping World
119Ken Edwards vs. Mississippi - 1968 Liberty
117Ryan Williams vs. Tennessee - 2009 Chick-fil-A
116Branden Ore vs. Kansas - 2008 Orange
113Cedric Humes vs. Louisville - 2006 Gator Bowl
113Eddie Hunter vs. NC State - 1986 Peach
102Deshawn McClease vs. Cincinnati - 2018 Military
102Dwayne Thomas vs. Tennessee - 1994 Gator

100-Yard Rushing Performances

Opponent
233Lynn Bowden, Kentucky - 2019 Belk
166Michael Warren, Cincinnati - 2018 Military
161Brett Hundley, UCLA - 2013 Sun
121Steve Hindman, Mississippi - 1968 Liberty
120Justice Hill, Oklahoma State - 2017 Camping World
120Greg Jones, Florida State - 2002 Gator
114Stepfan Taylor, Stanford - 2011 Orange
105D’Angelo Brewer, Tulsa - 2015 Independence
101Mal Crite, NC State - 1986 Peach

Passing Attempts

Tech
41
Josh Jackson vs. Oklahoma State - 2017 Camping World

Opponent
44
Dane Evans, Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Passing Completions

Tech
24
Brian Randall vs. California - 2003 Insight

Opponent
27
Aaron Rodgers, California - 2003 Insight
Dane Evans, Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Passing Yards

Tech
398
Brian Randall vs. California - 2003 Insight

Opponent
394
Aaron Rodgers, California - 2003 Insight

Passing Touchdowns

Tech
4
Brian Randall vs. California - 2003 Insight

Opponent
4
Chris Weinke, Florida State - 2000 Sugar
Andrew Luck, Stanford - 2011 Orange

Longest Pass Completion

Tech
80 yds
Bryan Randall to Josh Morgan vs. Auburn - 2005 Sugar (TD)

Opponent
77 yds
Chris Rix to Javon Walker, Florida State - 2002 Gator (TD)

Receptions

Tech
12
Isaiah Ford vs. Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Opponent
11
Josh Atkinson, Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Receiving Yards

Tech
227
Isaiah Ford vs. Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Opponent
195
Javon Walker, Florida State - 2002 Gator

Receiving Touchdowns

Tech
2
Keith Willis vs. California - 2003 Insight
Josh Morgan vs. Auburn - 2005 Sugar

Opponent
3
Co Fleener, Stanford - 2011 Orange

Total Offensive Yards

Tech
390
Bryan Randall vs. California - 2003 Insight

Opponent
424
Aaron Rodgers, California - 2003 Insight

Field Goals Made

Tech
4
Justin Myer vs. Michigan - 2012 Sugar
Joey Slye vs. Cincinnati - 2014 Military

Opponent
3
Xavier Beitia, Florida State - 2002 Gator
John Vaughn, Auburn - 2005 Sugar
Brandon Coutu, Georgia - 2006 Chick-fil-A
Brendan Gibbons, Michigan - 2012 Sugar
Matt Ammendola, Oklahoma State -2017 Camping World

Longest Field Goal

Tech
54 yds
Brian Johnson vs. Kentucky - 2019 Belk

Opponent
52 yds
Phil Dawson, Texas - 1995 Sugar

Longest Punt

Tech
62 yds
Gene Fisher vs. Miami - 1966 Liberty

Opponent
63 yds
Mark Simon, Air Force - 1984 Independence

Punting Average

Tech
50.0
Nic Schmitt vs. Louisville - 2006 Gator

Opponent
51.0
Colton Spangler, Maryland - 2021 Pinstripe

Punt Return Yards

Tech
132
Greg Stroman vs. Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Opponent
94
Tarheeb Still, Maryland - 2021 Pinstripe

Longest Punt Return

Tech
84 yds
Justin Harper vs. Kansas - 2008 Orange (TD)

Opponent
92 yds
Tarheeb Still, Maryland - 2021 Pinstripe (TD)

Blocked Punts

Tech
1
John Maskas vs. Cincinnati - 1947 Sun
Jimmy Richards vs. Miami - 1966 Liberty, set up TD
Keion Carpenter vs. Alabama - 1998 Music City
Corey Moore vs. Alabama - 1998 Music City, set up TD

Opponent
1
Derrick Taylor, NC State - 1986 Peach, resulted in TD
Quinton Savage, North Carolina - 1998 Gator, resulted in TD
Tommy Polley, Florida State - 2000 Sugar, resulted in TD
Marcello Church, Florida State - 2002 Gator, set up TD

Longest Kickoff Return

Tech
75 yds
Der'Woun Green vs. Tulsa - 2015 Independence

Opponent
51 yds
Jermaine Chaney, Indiana - 1993 Independence

Kickoff Return Yards

Tech
146
Chance Black vs. Maryland - 2021 Pinstripe

Opponent
97
Mardy Gilyard, Cincinnati - 2009 Orange

Tackles

Tech
15
Ashley Lee vs. Miami - 1981 Peach
Vince Daniels vs. Air Force - 1984 Independence

Opponent
17
Pat Teague, NC State - 1986 Peach

Interceptions

Tech
2
Floyd Bowles vs. Cincinnati - 1947 Sun
Torrian Gray vs. Texas - 1995 Sugar

Opponent
2
Tony Taylor, Georgia - 2006 Chick-fil-A

Interception Return Yards

Tech
39
James Anderson vs. Louisville - 2006 Gator

Opponent
70
Robert Bailey, Mississippi - 1968 Liberty (TD)

Longest Interception Return

Tech
39 yds
James Anderson vs. Louisville - 2006 Gator

Opponent
70 yds
Robert Bailey, Mississippi - 1968 Liberty (TD)

Miscellaneous Touchdowns

Tech
1
Lawrence Lewis vs. Indiana - 1993 Independence, returned fumble 20 yds.
Antonio Banks vs. Indiana - 1993 Independence, returned blocked field goal 80 yds.
Jim Baron vs. Texas - 1995 Sugar, returned fumble 20 yds.
Greg Stroman vs. Cincinnati - 2014 Military, returned fumble 12 yds.

Opponent
1
Brian Bulluck, NC State - 1986 Peach, recovered blocked punt for TD
Jason Peter, Nebraska - 1996 Orange, returned fumble 31 yds.
Dré Bly, North Carolina - 1998 Gator, returned blocked punt 6 yds.
Greg Ellis, North Carolina - 1998 Gator, recovered fumble for TD
Khaseem Greene, Rutgers - 2012 Russell Athletic, recovered fumble for TD
Myles Jack, UCLA - 2013 Sun, returned interception 24 yds.
Kahlil Lewis, Cincinnati - 2018 Military, recovered fumble for TD
Jordan Wright, Kentucky - 2019 Belk, returned fumble 28 yds.
Darryl Jones, Maryland - 2021 Pinstripe, returned fumble 11 yds.