Memphis
Tigers
10
Final
31
Virginia Tech
Hokies
1234T
Memphis (2-5-2) 703010
Virginia Tech (4-5) 31401431
  • November 2, 1985
    Lane, Blacksburg, Va.
  • Kickoff time: 12:24 pm
  • End of Game: 3:00 pm
  • Total elapsed time: 2:36
  • Temperature: 52
  • Wind: 12 mph E
  • Weather: Cloudy
  • Attendance: 27,400
  • Referee: Courtney Mauzy
  • Umpire: Bob Welch
  • Linesman: Charles Neely
  • Line judge: R. Glae Porter
  • Back judge: Tom Hunt
  • Field judge: Bill Luper
  • Side judge: Wayne Keirns

Scoring Summary

Team Stats

MEMPHIS VT
FIRST DOWNS 18 21
  Rushing 5 16
  Passing 11 5
  Penalty 2 0
NET YARDS RUSHING -6 231
  Rushing Attempts 30 53
  Average Per Rush -0.2 4.4
  Rushing Touchdowns 0 3
  Yards Gained Rushing 72 257
  Yards Lost Rushing 78 26
NET YARDS PASSING 251 155
  Completions-Attempts-Int 19-34-0 11-24-1
  Average Per Attempt 7.4 6.5
  Average Per Completion 13.2 14.1
  Passing Touchdowns 1 1
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 245 386
  Total offense plays 64 77
  Average Gain Per Play 3.8 5.0
Fumbles: Number-Lost 5-2 1-1
Penalties: Number-Yards 2-10 3-35
PUNTS-YARDS 6-225 5-187
  Average Yards Per Punt 37.5 37.4
  Net Yards Per Punt 29.0 36.4
  Inside 20 2 0
  50+ Yards 0 0
  Touchbacks 1 0
  Fair catch 0 0
MEMPHIS VT
KICKOFFS-YARDS 3-173 4-234
  Average Yards Per Kickoff 57.7 58.5
  Net Yards Per Kickoff 33.3 38.0
  Touchbacks 2 3
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 3-5-0 3-31-0
  Average Per Return 1.7 10.3
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 1-22-0 1-33-0
  Average Per Return 22.0 33.0
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 1-0-0 0-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 0-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards 0 0
Possession Time 26:42 33:18
  1st Quarter
  2nd Quarter
  3rd Quarter
  4th Quarter
Third-Down Conversions 5 of 14 10 of 19
Fourth-Down Conversions 1 of 2 1 of 1
Red-Zone Scores-Chances 1-2 4-5
  Touchdowns 0-2 3-5
  Field Goals 1-1 1-2
Sacks By: Number-Yards 2-18 5-34
PAT Kicks 1-1 4-4
Field Goals 1-1 1-2

Individual Stats

Memphis Rushing
Bill Moody 3150150135.0
Terry Douglas 315780152.7
Jeff Womack 61138051.3
Eric Becton 2808084.0
Tracy Holmes 71064030.6
Danny Sparkman 51316-3010-0.6
Page Belongy 109-900-9.0
Tom Branner 3037-3700-12.3
Total307278-6015-0.2
Virginia Tech Rushing
Maurice Williams 18931921175.1
Mark Cox 146922471263.4
Allan Thomas 23503501917.5
Malcolm Blacken 1028226162.6
Eddie Hunter 618117082.8
Earnie Jones 212012076.0
Sean Donnelly 1202022.0
Total53257262313264.4
Memphis Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Danny Sparkman 14-21-01621753
Tom Branner 4-8-0780281
Page Belongy 1-5-0110111
Total19-34-02511755
Virginia Tech Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Mark Cox 11-24-11551472
Total11-24-11551472
Memphis Receiving
Bill Moody 497175
Chris Martin 447015
Jerry Harris 364028
Sammy Seals 218011
Jeff Womack 2605
Eric Becton 2101
Tracy Holmes 111011
Ricky Sparkman 1707
Total19251175
Virginia Tech Receiving
Terrance Howell 357147
Donald Snell 216010
Scott Rider 247041
Desmar Becton 21609
Greg Brooks 1606
Earnie Jones 113013
Total11155147
Memphis Punting
Arthur Franklin 622537.54921
Total622537.54921
Virginia Tech Punting
David Cox 518737.44700
Total518737.44700
Memphis All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Trell Hooper 000000100
Sammy Seals 00012222000
Jerry Harris 356000000
Total35612222100
Virginia Tech All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Terrance Howell 00013333000
Billy Myers 33116000000
Total3311613333000
Memphis All Purpose
Bill Moody 1597000112
Jerry Harris 06405069
Chris Martin 04700047
Sammy Seals 018220040
Tracy Holmes 41100015
Jeff Womack 8600014
Eric Becton 810009
Terry Douglas 800008
Ricky Sparkman 070007
Trell Hooper 000000
Danny Sparkman -30000-3
Page Belongy -90000-9
Tom Branner -370000-37
Total-62512250272
Virginia Tech All Purpose
Maurice Williams 92000092
Terrance Howell 057330090
Scott Rider 04700047
Mark Cox 47000047
Allan Thomas 35000035
Billy Myers 00031031
Malcolm Blacken 26000026
Earnie Jones 121300025
Eddie Hunter 17000017
Donald Snell 01600016
Desmar Becton 01600016
Greg Brooks 060006
Sean Donnelly 200002
Total23115533310450
Memphis Field Goal Attempts
Thomas Ingles 304:1137Good
Virginia Tech Field Goal Attempts
Chris Kinzer 113:0442Good
Chris Kinzer 403:1432Missed
Memphis Kickoffs
Don Glosson 31732057.7
Total31732057.7
Virginia Tech Kickoffs
Allen Talbott 31803060.0
Tom Taricani 1540054.0
Total42343058.5
Memphis Fumbles
Tom Branner 32
Jerry Harris 11
Tracy Holmes 10
Virginia Tech Fumbles
Billy Myers 11

Drive Summary

Memphis Time of Possesion/Conversions
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession::::0:000:0026:42
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::::0:000:0033:18
Third Down Conversions////0/00/00/0
Fourth Down Conversions////0/00/00/0

Defense

Memphis Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
Eric Fairs 114151.0/1-------
Octavian Sharp 9312--------
Ron Palmer 9312-----1--
Tim Harris 6391.0/41.0/10------
Trell Hooper 145----1-0---
David Brandon 134--------
Gary Hunt 4-4-----2--
Bevin Carpenter 123-----1--
Harold Beane 123--------
Tim Borcky 1231.0/2-------
Nathan Beason 3-3--------
Greg Hughes 213--------
Jeff Ellis 112--------
James Cribbs 112-1.0/8------
Damon Young 2-2--------
Mike Mackay 2-21.0/1-------
Don Glosson 1-1--------
Kenny Brown -11--------
Total5630864.0/82.0/18-1-04
Virginia Tech Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
Rainer Coleman 617-3.0/1711-0----
Paul Nelson 437--------
Jamel Agemy 426---1-0----
Lawrence White 6-61.0/2-1--1--
Carter Wiley 415--------
Alan Harris 4151.0/1-------
Morgan Roane -44-2.0/17------
Curtis Taliaferro 3141.0/41.0/8---1--
TEAM 4-44.0/33-------
Ron Singleton 2241.0/41.0/9------
Eric Hayes 2-2-----1--
Horacio Moronta 112--------
Noland Hazzard 112--------
Ray Fitts 1-1-----1--
Victor Jones 1-1--------
Total4317608.0/445.0/3422-0-4

Play-By-Play

DRIVE SUMMARY: plays, yards, TOP
Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Memphis0-------
Virginia Tech14-------

Participation

Memphis - Starters
PosNo.Offense
PosNo.Defense

Memphis: 1-Jerry Harris , 3-Don Glosson , 4-Sammy Seals , 7-Tom Branner , 11-Trell Hooper , 12-Danny Sparkman , 14-Page Belongy , 18-Damon Young , 21-Eric Becton , 22-Kenny Brown , 24-Gary Hunt , 25-Tracy Holmes , 26-Ron Palmer , 32-Terry Douglas , 33-Bill Moody , 43-Jeff Womack , 47-Greg Hughes , 52-Nathan Beason , 70-Tim Borcky , 73-Mike Mackay , 81-Thomas Ingles , 82-Arthur Franklin , 86-Bevin Carpenter , 87-Ricky Sparkman , 88-Chris Martin , 90-Jeff Ellis , 91-James Cribbs , 94-Octavian Sharp , 95-Harold Beane , 97-Tim Harris , 98-Eric Fairs , 99-David Brandon .

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 , 15-David Cox , 19-Eric Hayes , 25-Sean Donnelly , 27-Alan Harris , 28-Scott Rider , 30-Noland Hazzard , 31-Curtis Taliaferro , 34-Victor Jones , 36-Carter Wiley , 41-Jamel Agemy , 42-Lawrence White , 43-Desmar Becton , 45-Eddie Hunter , 49-Earnie Jones , 58-Rainer Coleman , 80-Allan Thomas , 81-Terrance Howell , 82-Donald Snell , 83-Paul Nelson , 85-Greg Brooks , 89-Morgan Roane , 93-Horacio Moronta , 99-Ron Singleton .