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Virginia Tech jumps to No. 12 in AP Top 25 Poll

Hokies beat Florida State, 24-3, on Monday

Eric Kumah #83 of the Virginia Tech Hokies celebrates with teammates after returning a blocked punt for a touchdown in the second quarter of the game against the Florida State Seminoles at Doak Campbell Stadium on September 3, 2018 in Tallahassee, Florida. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Eric Kumah #83 of the Virginia Tech Hokies celebrates with teammates after returning a blocked punt for a touchdown in the second quarter of the game against the Florida State Seminoles at Doak Campbell Stadium on September 3, 2018 in Tallahassee, Florida. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) (Getty Images)

ROANOKE, Va. – Virginia Tech jumped eight spots in the latest AP Poll.

The Hokies are now the No. 12 in the nation. This ties the squad's highest position during the 2017 season. Virginia Tech held that spot in the Week 5 poll.

The only other ACC teams in the top 25 include Clemson (2) and Miami (22).

The Hokies take on William & Mary on Saturday at Lane Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.

Looking ahead in the Hokies schedule, they'll play the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday, Nov. 17 in Blacksburg.

Below is the complete Week 2 Poll

RankTeam (No. 1 votes)RecordPointsPrevious Rank
1Alabama (48)1-01,5111
2Clemson (12)1-01,4672
3Georgia1-01.3503
4Ohio State1-01,2625
5Wisconsin (1)1-01,2584
6Oklahoma1-01,2517
7Auburn1-01,2369
8Notre Dame1-01,08012
9Washington0-18706
10Stanford1-086513
11LSU1-080125
12Virginia Tech1-077720
13Penn State1-076810
14West Virginia1-076217
15Michigan State1-068411
16TCU1-063216
17USC1-062815
18Mississippi State1-053818
19UCF1-040721
20Boise State1-039122
21Michigan0-131814
22Miami0-12418
23Oregon1-021724
24South Carolina1-0125Unranked
25Florida1-089Unranked


Others receiving votes: Utah 71, Oklahoma St. 62, Boston College 31, Texas A&M 29, Northwestern 28, Maryland 12, Mississippi 11, NC State 9, Florida St. 8, Memphis 6, Houston 6, Washington St. 6, Iowa St. 4, Kansas St. 3, Iowa 3, Hawaii 3, BYU 3, Fresno St. 1, Arkansas St. 1.
 

 


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