Syracuse
Orange
14
Final
24
Virginia Tech
Hokies
1234T
Syracuse (1-2) 0140014
Virginia Tech (1-3) 7301424
  • September 28, 1985
    Lane, Blacksburg, Va.
  • Kickoff time: 12:22 pm
  • End of Game: 3:10 pm
  • Total elapsed time: 2:48
  • Temperature: 67
  • Wind: 5 mph W
  • Weather: Clear
  • Attendance: 33,400
  • Referee: C.C. Dailey
  • Umpire: Ronald J. Ahdow
  • Linesman: Charles Neeley
  • Line judge: James Twitty
  • Back judge: Dan Post
  • Field judge: Bill Luper
  • Side judge: Charles Philips

Scoring Summary

Team Stats

SU VT
FIRST DOWNS 10 25
  Rushing 4 8
  Passing 4 11
  Penalty 2 6
NET YARDS RUSHING 90 130
  Rushing Attempts 31 48
  Average Per Rush 2.9 2.7
  Rushing Touchdowns 0 1
  Yards Gained Rushing 103 159
  Yards Lost Rushing 13 29
NET YARDS PASSING 60 264
  Completions-Attempts-Int 7-22-2 21-34-2
  Average Per Attempt 2.7 7.8
  Average Per Completion 8.6 12.6
  Passing Touchdowns 1 2
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 150 394
  Total offense plays 53 82
  Average Gain Per Play 2.8 4.8
Fumbles: Number-Lost 5-2 4-0
Penalties: Number-Yards 12-110 7-54
PUNTS-YARDS 6-253 5-177
  Average Yards Per Punt 42.2 35.4
  Net Yards Per Punt 40.7 19.4
  Inside 20 2 2
  50+ Yards 1 0
  Touchbacks 0 0
  Fair catch 0 3
SU VT
KICKOFFS-YARDS 3-177 5-285
  Average Yards Per Kickoff 59.0 57.0
  Net Yards Per Kickoff 41.0 39.8
  Touchbacks 0 1
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 1-80-1 5-9-0
  Average Per Return 80.0 1.8
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 4-66-0 3-54-0
  Average Per Return 16.5 18.0
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 2-34-0 2-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 0-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards 0 0
Possession Time 22:13 37:47
  1st Quarter
  2nd Quarter
  3rd Quarter
  4th Quarter
Third-Down Conversions 4 of 12 3 of 13
Fourth-Down Conversions 0 of 1 3 of 3
Red-Zone Scores-Chances 1-1 4-6
  Touchdowns 1-1 3-6
  Field Goals 0-0 1-2
Sacks By: Number-Yards 0-0 0-0
PAT Kicks 2-2 3-3
Field Goals 0-0 1-3

Individual Stats

Syracuse Rushing
Walter Moseley 6380380116.3
Roland Grimes 516016063.2
Robert Drummond 513013052.6
Don McPherson 211011075.5
Byron Abraham 3808082.7
Mike Kmetz 9161330140.3
Chris Barnes 1101011.0
Total3110313900142.9
Virginia Tech Rushing
Maurice Williams 15554510143.4
Eddie Hunter 842042095.3
Tim Dudley 825025073.1
Malcolm Blacken 417017084.3
Earnie Jones 1505055.0
David Everett 0404040.0
Sean Donnelly 1101011.0
Allan Thomas 101-100-1.0
Todd Greenwood 5812-416-0.8
Mark Cox 5212-1002-2.0
Total48159291301142.7
Syracuse Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Mike Kmetz 7-19-1601210
Don McPherson 0-3-10000
Total7-22-2601210
Virginia Tech Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Todd Greenwood 15-26-21752360
Mark Cox 5-7-0740260
Eddie Hunter 1-1-0150150
Total21-34-22642360
Syracuse Receiving
Mike Siano 231121
Byron Abraham 217017
Scott Schwedes 215015
Jim Tait 1-300
Total760121
Virginia Tech Receiving
Stacy Johnson 441019
Maurice Williams 429014
Allan Thomas 338126
Earnie Jones 260036
Steve Ellsworth 228016
Donald Snell 115015
Greg Brooks 1616
Eddie Hunter 111011
Terrance Howell 1404
Desmar Becton 117017
Todd Greenwood 115015
Total21264236
Syracuse Punting
Jim Fox 625342.25020
Total625342.25020
Virginia Tech Punting
David Cox 517735.44420
Total517735.44420
Syracuse All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Scott Schwedes 1808011818000
Robert Drummond 00023621000
Tommy Kane 00011212000
Markus Paul 00000011919
Jerome Hall 00000011515
Total180804662123419
Virginia Tech All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Eddie Hunter 00012121000
Carter Wiley 000000100
Billy Myers 594000000
Tim Dudley 00023321000
Jamel Agemy 000000100
Total59435421200
Syracuse All Purpose
Scott Schwedes 01518800113
Robert Drummond 130360049
Walter Moseley 38000038
Mike Siano 03100031
Byron Abraham 81700025
Markus Paul 00001919
Roland Grimes 16000016
Jerome Hall 00001515
Tommy Kane 00120012
Don McPherson 11000011
Mike Kmetz 300003
Chris Barnes 100001
Jim Tait 0-3000-3
Total9060668034330
Virginia Tech All Purpose
Maurice Williams 512900080
Eddie Hunter 4211210074
Earnie Jones 56000065
Tim Dudley 250330058
Stacy Johnson 04100041
Allan Thomas -13800037
Steve Ellsworth 02800028
Malcolm Blacken 17000017
Desmar Becton 01700017
Donald Snell 01500015
Todd Greenwood -41500011
Billy Myers 000909
Greg Brooks 060006
Terrance Howell 040004
David Everett 400004
Sean Donnelly 100001
Jamel Agemy 000000
Carter Wiley 000000
Mark Cox -100000-10
Total1302645490457
Syracuse Field Goal Attempts
None
Virginia Tech Field Goal Attempts
Chris Kinzer 110:0050Missed
Tom Taricani 200:3729Good
Tom Taricani 308:5821Missed
Syracuse Kickoffs
Don McAulay 31770059.0
Total31770059.0
Virginia Tech Kickoffs
Allen Talbott 52851057.0
Total52851057.0
Syracuse Fumbles
Mike Kmetz 41
Robert Drummond 11
Virginia Tech Fumbles
Tim Dudley 10
Mark Cox 10
Maurice Williams 10

Drive Summary

Syracuse Time of Possesion/Conversions
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession::::0:000:0022:13
Third Down Conversions////0/00/00/0
Fourth Down Conversions////0/00/00/0
Virginia Tech Time of Possesion/Conversions
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession::::0:000:0037:47
Third Down Conversions////0/00/00/0
Fourth Down Conversions////0/00/00/0

Defense

Syracuse Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
Ruby Reed 121123--------
Tim Green 11415-4.0/17------
Pete Ewald 9615--------
Jeff Mangram 10313-----3--
Tim Pidgeon 65111.0/1-------
Markus Paul 4610----1-19---
Jerome Hall 5491.0/7---1-151--
Ted Gregory 358--------
Doug Pina 437--------
David Lee 437-----1--
Jerry Kimmel 123--------
David Holmes 112--------
Jim Tait 1-1--------
Wes Dove 1-1--------
Pat Kelly 1-1--------
Lynwood Alford 1-11.0/4-------
Gregg Bell -11--------
Total74541283.0/12--2-345
Virginia Tech Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
Jamel Agemy 5510----1-0--1
Horacio Moronta 617--1----1
Lawrence White 2461.0/3----1--
Paul Nelson 246-----1-1
Curtis Taliaferro 325--1-----
Carter Wiley 4-4---1-01-01--
Morgan Roane 224-------2
Rainer Coleman 3-3--------
Mark Webb 3-3--------
Kevin Lathan 2-2--------
Dwight Ausbrooks -22-------1
Alan Harris 112-----1--
TEAM 2-22.0/9-------
Earnie Jones -11--------
Joe Ledbetter 1-1--------
Maurice Williams 1-1--------
Stuart Plank 1-1--------
Ron Singleton 1-11.0/4------1
Eric Hayes 1-1-----2--
Ray Fitts 1-1---1-0----
Steve Mitchem 1-1--------
Total4222644.0/16-22-02-067

Play-By-Play

DRIVE SUMMARY: plays, yards, TOP
Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Syracuse0-------
Virginia Tech14-------

Participation

Syracuse - Starters
PosNo.Offense
PosNo.Defense

Syracuse: 1-Don McAulay , 4-Jim Fox , 7-Mike Kmetz , 9-Don McPherson , 10-Markus Paul , 14-Mike Siano , 16-Scott Schwedes , 18-Jerome Hall , 20-David Lee , 26-Pete Ewald , 28-Jeff Mangram , 30-Doug Pina , 33-Byron Abraham , 35-Ruby Reed , 36-Robert Drummond , 38-David Holmes , 39-Chris Barnes , 42-Walter Moseley , 48-Roland Grimes , 53-Gregg Bell , 54-Tim Pidgeon , 58-Lynwood Alford , 71-Wes Dove , 72-Tim Green , 82-Tommy Kane , 84-Pat Kelly , 88-Jim Tait , 93-Ted Gregory , 96-Jerry Kimmel .

Virginia Tech - Starters
PosNo.Offense
PosNo.Defense

Virginia Tech: 2-Maurice Williams , 4-Chris Kinzer , 5-Tom Taricani , 6-Ray Fitts , 8-Mark Cox , 9-Allen Talbott , 11-Malcolm Blacken , 13-Billy Myers , 14-Todd Greenwood , 15-David Cox , 18-Steve Ellsworth , 19-Eric Hayes , 21-Steve Mitchem , 24-Tim Dudley , 25-Sean Donnelly , 27-Alan Harris , 31-Curtis Taliaferro , 36-Carter Wiley , 41-Jamel Agemy , 42-Lawrence White , 43-Desmar Becton , 45-Eddie Hunter , 46-David Everett , 49-Earnie Jones , 58-Rainer Coleman , 64-Stuart Plank , 69-Kevin Lathan , 76-Mark Webb , 80-Allan Thomas , 81-Terrance Howell , 82-Donald Snell , 83-Paul Nelson , 85-Greg Brooks , 87-Stacy Johnson , 89-Morgan Roane , 90-Dwight Ausbrooks , 93-Horacio Moronta , 95-Joe Ledbetter , 99-Ron Singleton .