Duff Tittle | Posted: 28 Jul 2017 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU and Virginia Tech announce two-game football series

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PROVO, Utah — Brigham Young University and Virginia Tech today announced the schools have agreed to a two-game football series in 2026 and 2030. The Cougars and Hokies are scheduled to meet at Lane Stadium in Blacksburg, Virginia, on Sept. 26, 2026, with the second game scheduled for Sept. 14, 2030, at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo.

“Virginia Tech has consistently been one of the best teams in college football for a very long time,” BYU director of athletics Tom Holmoe said. “They are always in the running for the top spot in the ACC because of their high level of talent and great coaching. We are pleased to be able to schedule this series."

The two schools have never met before in football. Virginia Tech was founded in 1851 and began playing football in 1892. In 124 seasons, the Hokies have won over 700 games and played in 30 bowl games, including 24-straight appearances dating back to 1993. Virginia Tech also played in the 2000 BCS National Championship game. The Hokies have been a member of the ACC since 2004.

BYU was founded in 1875 and began playing varsity football in 1922. The Cougars captured the 1984 national championship and have played in 35 bowl games, including 12-straight since 2005. The Cougars have also won 23 conference titles and had 13 Consensus All-Americans. BYU is No. 5 in wins in FBS Division I with 357 victories over the past 40 seasons.

Kickoff times and broadcast plans for the BYU-Virginia Tech series will be announced at a later date. For more information on BYU football, visit BYUcougars.com