Virginia Tech
Hokies
26
Final
17
Syracuse
Orange
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Virginia Tech (2-1) 1067326
Syracuse (0-3) 730717
  • September 20, 1986
    Carrier Dome, Syracuse, N.Y.
  • Kickoff time: 12:08 pm
  • End of Game: 3:10 pm
  • Total elapsed time: 3:02
  • Temperature: 72
  • Wind: 0
  • Weather: Indoors
  • Attendance: 27,466
  • Referee:
  • Umpire:
  • Linesman:
  • Line judge:
  • Back judge:
  • Field judge:
  • Side judge:

Scoring Summary

Team Stats

VT SU
FIRST DOWNS 26 23
  Rushing 21 13
  Passing 4 9
  Penalty 1 1
NET YARDS RUSHING 374 157
  Rushing Attempts 52 43
  Average Per Rush 7.2 3.7
  Rushing Touchdowns 2 1
  Yards Gained Rushing 376 170
  Yards Lost Rushing 2 13
NET YARDS PASSING 112 171
  Completions-Attempts-Int 12-19-0 19-29-1
  Average Per Attempt 5.9 5.9
  Average Per Completion 9.3 9.0
  Passing Touchdowns 0 1
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 486 328
  Total offense plays 71 72
  Average Gain Per Play 6.8 4.6
Fumbles: Number-Lost 4-2 3-2
Penalties: Number-Yards 7-64 1-15
PUNTS-YARDS 1-33 -
  Average Yards Per Punt 33.0 0.0
  Net Yards Per Punt 38.0 0.0
  Inside 20 0
  50+ Yards 0
  Touchbacks 0
  Fair catch 0
VT SU
KICKOFFS-YARDS 6-321 -
  Average Yards Per Kickoff 53.5 0.0
  Net Yards Per Kickoff 36.2 0.0
  Touchbacks 0
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD -- 1--5-0
  Average Per Return 0.0 -5.0
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 3-51-0 6-104-0
  Average Per Return 17.0 17.3
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 1-0-0 0-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 1-19-0
Miscellaneous Yards 0 0
Possession Time 31:25 28:35
  1st Quarter
  2nd Quarter
  3rd Quarter
  4th Quarter
Third-Down Conversions 6 of 11 9 of 15
Fourth-Down Conversions 4 of 4 3 of 6
Red-Zone Scores-Chances 4-4 2-3
  Touchdowns 0-4 2-3
  Field Goals 4-4 0-0
Sacks By: Number-Yards 2-10 0-0
PAT Kicks 2-2 2-2
Field Goals 4-4 1-2

Individual Stats

Virginia Tech Rushing
Maurice Williams 12159015925713.3
Eddie Hunter 2112611250196.0
Sean Donnelly 421021095.3
David Everett 321021087.0
Earnie Jones 4190190114.8
Erik Chapman 516115093.0
Tyrone Branch 1707077.0
Rich Fox 1404044.0
Malcolm Blacken 1303033.0
Total5237623742577.2
Syracuse Rushing
Don McPherson 227113580102.6
Harold Gayden 12570570104.8
Daryl Johnston 623023093.8
Scott Schwedes 11501501515.0
Byron Abraham 1303033.0
Robert Drummond 1101111.0
Total43170131571153.7
Virginia Tech Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Erik Chapman 12-19-01120250
Total12-19-01120250
Syracuse Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Don McPherson 19-29-11711182
Total19-29-11711182
Virginia Tech Receiving
Donald Wayne Snell 676025
Sean Donnelly 323011
Steve Johnson 2603
Randy Jamison 1707
Total12112025
Syracuse Receiving
Scott Schwedes 660118
Pat Kelly 446015
Daryl Johnston 42108
Pat Davis 222014
Byron Abraham 1303
Harold Gayden 1303
Robert Drummond 116016
Total19171118
Virginia Tech Punting
Tony Romero 13333.03300
Total13333.03300
Syracuse Punting
Total0.0
Virginia Tech All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Eddie Hunter 00035122000
Curtis Taliaferro 000000100
Total00035122100
Syracuse All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Harold Gayden 00036824000
Byron Abraham 00033616000
Scott Schwedes 1-50000000
Total1-50610424000
Virginia Tech All Purpose
Eddie Hunter 12505100176
Maurice Williams 1590000159
Donald Wayne Snell 07600076
Sean Donnelly 212300044
David Everett 21000021
Earnie Jones 19000019
Erik Chapman 15000015
Tyrone Branch 700007
Randy Jamison 070007
Steve Johnson 060006
Rich Fox 400004
Malcolm Blacken 300003
Curtis Taliaferro 000000
Total3741125100537
Syracuse All Purpose
Harold Gayden 5736800128
Scott Schwedes 15600-5070
Don McPherson 58000058
Pat Kelly 04600046
Daryl Johnston 232100044
Byron Abraham 33360042
Pat Davis 02200022
Robert Drummond 11600017
Total157171104-50427
Virginia Tech Field Goal Attempts
Chris Kinzer 105:2824Good
Chris Kinzer 203:2835Good
Chris Kinzer 200:0041Good
Chris Kinzer 401:4429Good
Syracuse Field Goal Attempts
Tim Vesling 111:3653Missed
Tim Vesling 207:0543Good
Virginia Tech Kickoffs
Chris Kinzer 63210053.5
Total63210053.5
Syracuse Kickoffs
Total0.0
Virginia Tech Fumbles
Sean Donnelly 11
Erik Chapman 10
Maurice Williams 11
Syracuse Fumbles
Don McPherson 22

Drive Summary

Virginia Tech Time of Possesion/Conversions
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession::::0:000:0031:25
Third Down Conversions////0/00/00/0
Fourth Down Conversions////0/00/00/0
Syracuse Time of Possesion/Conversions
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession::::0:000:0028:35
Third Down Conversions////0/00/00/0
Fourth Down Conversions////0/00/00/0

Defense

Virginia Tech Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
Paul Nelson 8311---1-0----
Jamel Agemy 46101.0/2-------
Carter Wiley 729---1-0----
Sean Lucas 718-1.0/6------
Curtis Taliaferro 4481.0/2-1-1-0---
Victor Jones 7-7--------
Morgan Roane 235-------1
Joe Turner 4-4--------
Mark Webb 134--------
Lawrence White 213--------
Chuck Watson 3-3--------
Billy Myers 112--------
Eddie Neel 2-2--------
Rick Singleton 2-2--------
Mitch Dove -11-----2--
Scott Hill 1-1-1.0/3------
Steve Mitchem 1-1--------
Scott Rice 1-1--------
Joe Perry 1-1--------
Horacio Moronta 1-1--------
Randy Cockrell 1-1--------
Total6025852.0/42.0/1012-01-021
Syracuse Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
Derek Ward --0---0-19----
Total--0-19-

Play-By-Play

DRIVE SUMMARY: plays, yards, TOP
Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech3-------
Syracuse7-------

Participation

Virginia Tech - Starters
PosNo.Offense
QB16Erik Chapman
PosNo.Defense

Virginia Tech: 2-Maurice Williams , 4-Chris Kinzer , 5-Sean Lucas , 11-Malcolm Blacken , 12-Tony Romero , 13-Billy Myers , 17-Joe Perry , 20-Randy Jamison , 21-Steve Mitchem , 23-Mitch Dove , 25-Sean Donnelly , 31-Curtis Taliaferro , 33-Tyrone Branch , 34-Victor Jones , 36-Carter Wiley , 37-Eddie Neel , 38-Scott Rice , 39-Randy Cockrell , 41-Jamel Agemy , 42-Lawrence White , 43-Rich Fox , 45-Eddie Hunter , 46-David Everett , 49-Earnie Jones , 66-Scott Hill , 76-Mark Webb , 82-Donald Wayne Snell , 83-Paul Nelson , 87-Steve Johnson , 89-Morgan Roane , 93-Horacio Moronta , 97-Joe Turner , 98-Chuck Watson , 99-Rick Singleton .

Syracuse - Starters
PosNo.Offense
PosNo.Defense

Syracuse: 1-Tim Vesling , 9-Don McPherson , 16-Scott Schwedes , 32-Daryl Johnston , 33-Byron Abraham , 36-Robert Drummond , 47-Harold Gayden , 52-Derek Ward , 84-Pat Kelly , 87-Pat Davis .