Game facts

January 04, 2000

No. 1 Florida State (11-0) vs. No. 2 Va. Tech (11-0)

When: Tonight, 8

Where: Superdome, New Orleans.

TV: Chs. 2, 7.

Radio: WBAL (1090 AM).

Line: Florida State by 5 1/2.

Series: Florida State leads 18-10.

Last meeting: Florida State won, 33-20, in 1991.

Bowl records: Florida State 16-9-2; Virginia Tech 4-8.

Last bowl appearance: Florida State lost to Tennessee, 23-16, in the Fiesta Bowl last season; Virginia Tech beat Alabama, 38-7, in the Music City Bowl last season.

Common opponents: Florida State beat Miami, 31-21; Virginia Tech beat Miami, 43-10. Florida State won at Clemson, 17-14; Virginia Tech beat Clemson, 31-11. Florida State won at Virginia, 35-10; Virginia Tech won at Virginia, 31-7.

Coaches: Bobby Bowden, 24th season at Florida State (230-53-4, 303-85-4 overall); Frank Beamer, 13th season at Virginia Tech (88-59-2, 130-82-4 overall).

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