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    Friday, October 24, 2008

    Opponents Not Having Success Against Noles On Third Down Conversions

    1. Virginia Tech is 5-12 against FSU at Doak Campbell Stadium with its last win coming in 1974. Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer is 1-7 as a head coach in games against Florida State.

    2. Bobby Bowden is 15-1 versus Tech as a coach, including three wins while he was head coach at West Virginia.

    3. Prior to last year’s win, Virginia Tech’s last victory in the series came in 1975 when the Hokies posted a 13-10 win at Lane Stadium.

    4. The FSU defense is the only unit in America allowing opponents to convert on third down less than 22% of the time.

    5. This year’s meeting will mark FSU’s first home game against the Hokies since either school joined the Atlantic Coast Conference.The last time FSU played Virginia Tech at
    home was a 39-28 win during the 1990 season.

    6. FSU is 12-5 against Virginia Tech at home. FSU has outscored VT 25.3 to 18.4 in 17 games played in Tallahassee.

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