Akron
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Final
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Virginia Tech
Hokies
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Akron (0-1) 00303
Virginia Tech (1-0) 1606729
  • September 2, 1989
    Lane, Blacksburg, Va.
  • Kickoff time: 12:08 pm
  • End of Game: 3:12 pm
  • Total elapsed time: 3:04
  • Temperature: 77
  • Wind: 13 NW
  • Weather: Sunny
  • Attendance: 28,371
  • Referee: Donald Safrit
  • Umpire: Conrad Champion
  • Linesman: Richard Tyndall
  • Line judge: John Van Why
  • Back judge: John Hunt
  • Field judge: Rick Patterson
  • Side judge: Don Gasaway

Scoring Summary

First QuarterAKRONVT
TD09:41Jon Jeffries 8 yd Pass From Will Furrer (Mickey Thomas Kick)07
FG04:06Mickey Thomas 21 yd Field Goal010
TD01:32Myron Richardson 39 yd Pass From Will Furrer (Mickey Thomas Kick Failed)016
Third QuarterAKRONVT
TD09:24Jon Jeffries 40 yd Rush (Will Furrer Pass Failed)022
FG05:51Daron Alcorn 53 yd Field Goal322
Fourth QuarterAKRONVT
TD13:57Myron Richardson 24 yd Pass From Will Furrer (Mickey Thomas Kick)329

Team Stats

AKRON VT
FIRST DOWNS 8 21
  Rushing 3 6
  Passing 5 12
  Penalty 0 3
NET YARDS RUSHING 43 152
  Rushing Attempts 35 44
  Average Per Rush 1.2 3.5
  Rushing Touchdowns 0 1
  Yards Gained Rushing 87 175
  Yards Lost Rushing 44 23
NET YARDS PASSING 96 253
  Completions-Attempts-Int 10-26-0 14-24-1
  Average Per Attempt 3.7 10.5
  Average Per Completion 9.6 18.1
  Passing Touchdowns 0 3
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 139 405
  Total offense plays 61 68
  Average Gain Per Play 2.3 6.0
Fumbles: Number-Lost 5-2 5-2
Penalties: Number-Yards 13-111 7-59
PUNTS-YARDS 13-622 8-270
  Average Yards Per Punt 47.8 33.8
  Net Yards Per Punt 39.8 30.8
  Inside 20 2 3
  50+ Yards 7 0
  Touchbacks 1 0
  Fair catch 0 1
AKRON VT
KICKOFFS-YARDS 2-125 6-374
  Average Yards Per Kickoff 62.5 62.3
  Net Yards Per Kickoff 35.5 43.3
  Touchbacks 0 1
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 4-24-0 10-85-0
  Average Per Return 6.0 8.5
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 5-94-0 2-54-0
  Average Per Return 18.8 27.0
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 1-17-0 0-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 0-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards 0 0
Possession Time 30:17 29:43
  1st Quarter 08:45 06:15
  2nd Quarter 09:50 05:10
  3rd Quarter 06:08 08:52
  4th Quarter 05:34 09:26
Third-Down Conversions 2 of 18 2 of 13
Fourth-Down Conversions 0 of 0 2 of 2
Red-Zone Scores-Chances 0-1 2-2
  Touchdowns 0-1 1-2
  Field Goals 0-1 1-1
Sacks By: Number-Yards 2-11 2-24
PAT Kicks - 2-3
Field Goals 1-2 1-1

Individual Stats

Akron Rushing
Derek Alston 1126224072.2
Doug Lewis 1325916071.2
Tyrone Nelson 2808044.0
Bob Singletary 1404044.0
Mike Johnson 82433-9011-1.1
Total358744430111.2
Virginia Tech Rushing
Jon Jeffries 13930931407.2
Vaughn Hebron 9402380134.2
Shon Grantz 2909084.5
Rich Fox 3808052.7
Lamar Smith 2707053.5
Tony Kennedy 3606042.0
Phil Bryant 5862070.4
Cam Young 549-504-1.0
Will Furrer 206-600-3.0
Total44175231521403.5
Akron Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Mike Johnson 10-26-0960222
Total10-26-0960222
Virginia Tech Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Will Furrer 10-18-12113531
Cam Young 4-6-0420141
Total14-24-12533532
Akron Receiving
Doug Lewis 412015
Harold Robinson 122022
Tyrone Nelson 118018
Mike Orbovich 115015
Juan Howell 112012
Leonard Thomas 1909
Bob Singletary 1808
Total1096022
Virginia Tech Receiving
Marcus Mickel 338018
Michael Sturdivant 215010
Myron Richardson 263239
Bo Campbell 238028
Kevin Bennett 227014
Jon Jeffries 261153
Nick Cullen 111011
Total14253353
Akron Punting
Bill Rudison 1362247.86021
Total1362247.86021
Virginia Tech Punting
Chris Baucia 827033.84730
Total827033.84730
Akron All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Brian Hilk 00000011717
Scott Rindfuss 00038045000
Shannon Wolfe 2105000000
Jeff Sweitzer 21413000000
Troy Campbell 00021414000
Total424135944511717
Virginia Tech All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Jon Jeffries 00025428000
Bo Campbell 108525000000
Total10852525428000
Akron All Purpose
Scott Rindfuss 00800080
Doug Lewis 161200028
Tyrone Nelson 81800026
Derek Alston 24000024
Harold Robinson 02200022
Brian Hilk 00001717
Mike Orbovich 01500015
Troy Campbell 00140014
Jeff Sweitzer 00014014
Bob Singletary 4800012
Juan Howell 01200012
Shannon Wolfe 00010010
Leonard Thomas 090009
Mike Johnson -90000-9
Total4396942417274
Virginia Tech All Purpose
Jon Jeffries 93615400208
Bo Campbell 0380850123
Myron Richardson 06300063
Vaughn Hebron 38000038
Marcus Mickel 03800038
Kevin Bennett 02700027
Michael Sturdivant 01500015
Nick Cullen 01100011
Shon Grantz 900009
Rich Fox 800008
Lamar Smith 700007
Tony Kennedy 600006
Phil Bryant 200002
Cam Young -50000-5
Will Furrer -60000-6
Total15225354850544
Akron Field Goal Attempts
Daron Alcorn 213:5648Missed
Daron Alcorn 305:5153Good
Virginia Tech Field Goal Attempts
Mickey Thomas 104:0621Good
Akron Kickoffs
Daron Alcorn 21250062.5
Total21250062.5
Virginia Tech Kickoffs
Brian Reaves 53111062.2
Jim McKechnie 1630063.0
Total63741062.3
Akron Fumbles
Doug Lewis 21
Jeff Sweitzer 11
Mike Johnson 10
Virginia Tech Fumbles
Tony Kennedy 11
Cam Young 10
Will Furrer 10
Vaughn Hebron 11
Phil Bryant 10

Drive Summary

Akron Drive Summary
Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed
Qtr Spot Obtained Spot How Lost Pl-Yds
1AKRON4615:00KOAKRON4513:10PUNT3--11:50
1VT4712:12PUNTAKRON3010:13PUNT3--231:59
1AKRON1409:41KOAKRON1207:29PUNT3--22:12
1AKRON0504:06KOAKRON2002:54PUNT4-151:12
1AKRON2001:32KOAKRON2300:00PUNT3-31:32
2VT2014:52INTVT2813:56FGA4--80:56
2AKRON4100:00PUNTAKRON4113:29FUMB0-00:00
2AKRON1211:38PUNTAKRON1210:06PUNT3-01:32
2VT4309:58FUMBVT4506:45FUMB6--23:13
2AKRON2305:17PUNTAKRON4901:08PUNT8-264:09
3AKRON1110:38PUNTAKRON1509:32PUNT3-41:06
3AKRON2509:24KOVT3605:51FG7-393:33
3AKRON3604:27PUNTAKRON4002:58PUNT3-41:29
4AKRON2013:57KOAKRON2013:11PUNT3-00:46
4AKRON1408:26PUNTAKRON2006:47PUNT3-61:39
4AKRON2804:50PUNTAKRON4703:30PUNT4-191:20
4AKRON1801:51FUMBAKRON3800:02PUNT4-201:49
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession08:4509:5006:0805:3418:3511:4230:17
Third Down Conversions0/52/60/30/42/110/72/18
Fourth Down Conversions0/00/00/00/00/00/00/0
Virginia Tech Drive Summary
Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed
Qtr Spot Obtained Spot How Lost Pl-Yds
1VT0913:10PUNTVT1312:12PUNT3-40:58
1VT3910:13PUNTAKRON0009:41TD2-610:32
1AKRON4907:29PUNTAKRON0304:06FG8-463:23
1VT4302:54PUNTAKRON0001:32TD3-571:22
2VT3115:00PUNTVT3114:52INT1-00:08
2VT2913:56FGAVT2913:29PUNT3-00:27
2AKRON4113:29FUMBAKRON4311:38PUNT3--21:51
2VT4110:06PUNTVT4309:58FUMB1-20:08
2VT4506:45FUMBVT4205:17PUNT3--31:28
2VT0701:08PUNTVT1100:00HALF2-41:08
3VT2815:00KOAKRON3410:38PUNT8-384:22
3AKRON4009:32PUNTAKRON0009:24TD1-400:08
3VT3205:51KOVT3904:27PUNT3-71:24
3VT2002:58PUNTAKRON0013:57TD9-804:01
4VT3013:11PUNTAKRON4708:26PUNT9-234:45
4VT3006:47PUNTVT3604:50PUNT3-61:57
4VT2203:30PUNTAKRON1801:51FUMB6-601:39
4VT2100:02PUNTVT1900:00HALF1--20:02
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession06:1505:1008:5209:2611:2518:1829:43
Third Down Conversions0/20/31/31/50/52/82/13
Fourth Down Conversions0/00/00/02/20/02/22/2

Defense

Akron Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
John Clark 9514--------
Brian Hilk 6612----1-17---
Steve Englehart 6-61.0/1-------
Terry Mays 3251.0/2-------
Jerry Best 235-1.0/6-1-0----
Chris Hill 224-----1--
Shawn Vincent 224--------
Shannon Wolfe 314-----1--
Pierce Joiner 213--------
Ozzie Jackson 123-----1--
Curtis Williams 213--------
John Motton 213--------
Bob Smith 2-2--------
Darryl Green 2-2-1.0/6------
Kurt Latell -22--------
Scott Brown 2-2------1-
Tyrone Nelson -22--------
Scott Rindfuss 112--------
Darryll Rocklin 1-1--------
Juan Howell 1-1--------
Paul Mays 1-1--------
Chris Owens --0---1-0----
Total5031812.0/32.0/112-01-1731
Virginia Tech Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
James Hargrove 1671.0/4-------
Archie Hopkins 426-----1--
Sean Lucas 516-1.0/7------
Jimmy Whitten 3361.0/31.0/17-1-0----
Darwin Herdman 3251.0/4-------
Randy Cockrell 325-----1--
Damien Russell 1451.0/1-------
Bobby Martin 4-41.0/2-------
Bryan Campbell 134--------
Stephan Holloway 123--------
Jerome Preston -33--------
Anthony Pack 213--------
Scott Hill 123--------
Rob Vaughan 123---1-0----
Jason Wilson 123--------
David Hackbirth 112--------
Brian McCall 112--------
Leslie Bailey -22--------
Greg Lassiter 2-2-----1--
Brian Williams 2-2--------
John Granby 2-2--------
David Wimmer -11--------
Brian Reaves 1-1--------
Kirk Alexander 1-1--------
Will Furrer -11--------
Rusty Pendleton 1-1--------
Roger Brown 1-1-----1--
Melendez Byrd 1-1--------
Total4441855.0/142.0/242-0-4

Play-By-Play

1st Quarter
Akron Captains: 54-Marconi, 33-Alston, 66-Joiner, & 97-T. Mays
VT Captains:43-Fox, 80-McCall, 6-Brown, 39-Cockrell,90-Martin,66-Hill
VT won the toss, defers to the second half. Akron receives in South.
VT ball on VT35.
Reaves,B. kickoff 64 yards to the AKRON1, Rindfuss,S. return 45 yards to the AKRON46, out-of-bounds.
AKRON drive start at 15:00.
1 and 10 at AKRON46Johnson,M. pass incomplete to Thomas,L., PENALTY AKRON pass interference 15 yards to the AKRON31.
2 and 25 at AKRON31Johnson,M. pass complete to Lewis,D. for 5 yards to the AKRON36 (Cockrell,R.;Lucas,S.).
3 and 20 at AKRON36Johnson,M. pass complete to Thomas,L. for 9 yards to the AKRON45 (Hopkins,A.).
4 and 11 at AKRON45Rudison,B. punt 39 yards to the VT16, Campbell,B. return 1 yards to the VT17 (Howell,J.), PENALTY VT illegal block 8 yards to the VT9, 1st and 10, VT ball on VT9.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -1 yards, TOP 1:50
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 13:10.
1 and 10 at VT09Jeffries,J. rush over right end for 4 yards to the VT13.
2 and 6 at VT13Jeffries,J. rush left for no gain to the VT13 (Brown,S.).
3 and 6 at VT13Furrer,W. pass incomplete to Cullen,N..
4 and 6 at VT13Baucia,C. punt 47 yards to the AKRON40, Sweitzer,J. return 13 yards to the VT47 (Vaughan,R.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 4 yards, TOP 0:58
AKRON drive start at 12:12.
1 and 10 at VT47Johnson,M. pass incomplete to Latell,K..
2 and 10 at VT47Johnson,M. sacked for loss of 17 yards to the AKRON36 (Whitten,J.).
3 and 27 at AKRON36PENALTY AKRON delay of game 5 yards to the AKRON31.
3 and 32 at AKRON31Johnson,M. rush for loss of 1 yard to the AKRON30, fumble by Johnson,M. recovered by AKRON Johnson,M. at AKRON30.
4 and 33 at AKRON30Rudison,B. punt 49 yards to the VT21, Campbell,B. return 18 yards to the VT39.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -23 yards, TOP 1:59
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 10:13.
1 and 10 at VT39Furrer,W. middle pass complete to Jeffries,J. for 53 yards to the AKRON8, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and Goal at AKRON08Furrer,W. pass complete to Jeffries,J. for 8 yards to the AKRON0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 09:41.
Akron: - Virginia Tech:
Thomas,M. kick attempt good.
Akron: - Virginia Tech:
Reaves,B. kickoff 65 yards to the AKRON0, Campbell,T. return 14 yards to the AKRON14 (Wimmer,D.;Borden,K.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 2 plays, 61 yards, TOP 0:32
AKRON drive start at 09:41.
1 and 10 at AKRON14PENALTY AKRON holding 7 yards to the AKRON7.
1 and 17 at AKRON07Alston,D. rush left for 4 yards to the AKRON11 (Herdman,D.;Brown,T.).
2 and 13 at AKRON11Alston,D. rush for 1 yard to the AKRON12 (Cockrell,R.).
3 and 12 at AKRON12Johnson,M. pass incomplete to Robinson,H..
4 and 12 at AKRON12Rudison,B. punt 48 yards to the VT40, Campbell,B. return 11 yards to the AKRON49 (Smith,B.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -2 yards, TOP 2:12
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 07:29.
1 and 10 at AKRON49Hebron,V. rush over left end for no gain to the AKRON49.
2 and 10 at AKRON49Furrer,W. pass complete to Campbell,B. for 28 yards to the AKRON21, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and 10 at AKRON21Furrer,W. pass complete to Mickel,M. for 9 yards to the AKRON12 (Jackson,O.).
2 and 1 at AKRON12Furrer,W. pass complete to Campbell,B. for 10 yards to the AKRON2, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and Goal at AKRON02Hebron,V. rush right for loss of 2 yards to the AKRON4 (Hill,C.;Hilk,B.).
2 and Goal at AKRON04Fox,R. rush right for 1 yard to the AKRON3 (Clark,J.).
3 and Goal at AKRON03Jeffries,J. rush right for no gain to the AKRON3 (Hilk,B.).
4 and Goal at AKRON03Thomas,M. field goal attempt from 21 GOOD, clock 04:06.
Akron: - Virginia Tech:
Reaves,B. kickoff 60 yards to the AKRON5, Campbell,T. return 0 yards to the AKRON5, out-of-bounds.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 46 yards, TOP 3:23
AKRON drive start at 04:06.
1 and 10 at AKRON05Johnson,M. rush quarterback scramble for 11 yards to the AKRON16, 1ST DOWN AKRON, out-of-bounds (Chamblee,A.).
1 and 10 at AKRON16Lewis,D. rush over left end for 4 yards to the AKRON20 (Martin,B.;Granby,J.).
2 and 6 at AKRON20Johnson,M. pass incomplete to Taylor,V..
3 and 6 at AKRON20Johnson,M. pass incomplete to Lewis,D..
4 and 6 at AKRON20Rudison,B. punt 36 yards to the VT44, Campbell,B. return -1 yards to the VT43.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 15 yards, TOP 1:12
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 02:54.
1 and 10 at VT43Jeffries,J. rush left for 2 yards to the VT45, PENALTY AKRON personal foul 15 yards to the AKRON40, 1ST DOWN VT.
1st and 10.
1 and 10 at AKRON40Furrer,W. pass complete to Mickel,M. for 11 yards to the AKRON29, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and 10 at AKRON29PENALTY VT holding 10 yards to the AKRON39.
1 and 20 at AKRON39Furrer,W. pass complete to Richardson,M. for 39 yards to the AKRON0, 1ST DOWN VT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:32.
Akron: - Virginia Tech:
Thomas,M. kick attempt failed (blocked) (blocked by Brown,S.).
Reaves,B. kickoff 65 yards to the AKRON0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 57 yards, TOP 1:22
AKRON drive start at 01:32.
1 and 10 at AKRON20PENALTY AKRON illegal procedure 5 yards to the AKRON15.
1 and 15 at AKRON15Lewis,D. rush for 7 yards to the AKRON22.
2 and 8 at AKRON22Lewis,D. rush for 1 yard to the AKRON23 (Hill,S.).
3 and 7 at AKRON23Johnson,M. pass incomplete to Thomas,L..
4 and 7 at AKRON23Rudison,B. punt 51 yards to the VT26, Campbell,B. return 5 yards to the VT31 (Smith,B.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 3 yards, TOP 1:32
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 00:00.
1st Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Akron008:4510010-50-08-102-8-0-145-47
Virginia Tech1606:1505160-20-07-57-8-0-1582-18
2nd Quarter
Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
1 and 10 at VT31Furrer,W. pass intercepted by Hilk,B. at the VT37, Hilk,B. return 17 yards to the VT20.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 0 yards, TOP 0:08
AKRON drive start at 14:52.
Tatton (Akron) injured on the previous play.
1 and 10 at VT20Lewis,D. rush over left end for loss of 1 yard to the VT21, out-of-bounds (Russell,D.).
2 and 11 at VT21PENALTY VT offside defense 5 yards to the VT16.
2 and 6 at VT16Johnson,M. pass incomplete, PENALTY AKRON ineligible downfield on pass 5 yards to the VT21.
3rd and 11.
3 and 11 at VT21Johnson,M. sacked for loss of 7 yards to the VT28 (Lucas,S.).
4 and 18 at VT28Alcorn,D. field goal attempt from 48 MISSED - wide right, spot at VT29, clock 13:56.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, -8 yards, TOP 0:56
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 13:56.
1 and 10 at VT29Furrer,W. pass incomplete to Richardson,M..
2 and 10 at VT29Furrer,W. pass incomplete to Campbell,B..
3 and 10 at VT29Furrer,W. pass incomplete to Campbell,B..
4 and 10 at VT29Baucia,C. punt 31 yards to the AKRON40, Sweitzer,J. return 1 yards to the AKRON41, fumble by Sweitzer,J. recovered by VT Vaughan,R. at AKRON41.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 0 yards, TOP 0:27
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 13:29.
1 and 10 at AKRON41PENALTY VT holding 11 yards to the VT48.
1 and 21 at VT48Hebron,V. rush over right end for 3 yards to the AKRON49 (Jackson,O.).
Jackson (Akron) shaken up on the play.
2 and 18 at AKRON49Hebron,V. rush right for 6 yards to the AKRON43 (Hill,C.).
3 and 12 at AKRON43Furrer,W. pass incomplete to Hebron,V..
4 and 12 at AKRON43Baucia,C. punt 31 yards to the AKRON12, downed.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -2 yards, TOP 1:51
AKRON drive start at 11:38.
1 and 10 at AKRON12Alston,D. rush up middle for 2 yards to the AKRON14 (Williams,B.).
2 and 8 at AKRON14Johnson,M. pass incomplete to Robinson,H..
3 and 8 at AKRON14Alston,D. rush left for loss of 2 yards to the AKRON12 (Martin,B.).
4 and 10 at AKRON12Rudison,B. punt 52 yards to the VT36, Campbell,B. return 5 yards to the VT41, PENALTY VT clipping off-setting, PENALTY AKRON personal foul off-setting.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 0 yards, TOP 1:32
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 10:06.
1 and 10 at VT41Kennedy,T. rush right for 2 yards to the VT43, fumble by Kennedy,T. recovered by AKRON Best,J. at VT43.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 2 yards, TOP 0:08
AKRON drive start at 09:58.
1 and 10 at VT43Johnson,M. middle pass complete to Lewis,D. for 4 yards to the VT39 (Hopkins,A.).
2 and 6 at VT39Lewis,D. rush over right end for loss of 1 yard to the VT40 (Herdman,D.;Bailey,L.).
3 and 7 at VT40Johnson,M. pass complete to Singletary,B. for 8 yards to the VT32, 1ST DOWN AKRON (Hopkins,A.).
1 and 10 at VT32Lewis,D. rush for 2 yards to the VT30 (Cockrell,R.;Herdman,D.).
2 and 8 at VT30Lewis,D. rush up middle for loss of 3 yards to the VT33 (Whitten,J.).
3 and 11 at VT33Johnson,M. pass complete to Lewis,D. for loss of 12 yards to the VT45, fumble by Lewis,D. recovered by VT Whitten,J. at VT45.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, -2 yards, TOP 3:13
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 06:45.
1 and 10 at VT45Furrer,W. sacked for loss of 6 yards to the VT39 (Green,D.).
2 and 16 at VT39Jeffries,J. rush up middle for 3 yards to the VT42 (Clark,J.).
3 and 13 at VT42Furrer,W. pass incomplete to Campbell,B..
4 and 13 at VT42Baucia,C. punt 40 yards to the AKRON18, Wolfe,S. return 5 yards to the AKRON23 (Vaughan,R.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -3 yards, TOP 1:28
AKRON drive start at 05:17.
1 and 10 at AKRON23Alston,D. rush up middle for 7 yards to the AKRON30 (Pack,A.).
2 and 3 at AKRON30Nelson,T. rush right for 4 yards to the AKRON34, 1ST DOWN AKRON (Wilson,J.).
1 and 10 at AKRON34PENALTY AKRON illegal procedure 5 yards to the AKRON29.
1 and 15 at AKRON29Johnson,M. pass complete to Howell,J. for 12 yards to the AKRON41 (Herdman,D.).
2 and 3 at AKRON41Alston,D. rush over left end for 2 yards to the AKRON43 (Lassiter,G.;Hargrove,J.).
3 and 1 at AKRON43Alston,D. rush left for 1 yard to the AKRON44, 1ST DOWN AKRON (Hill,S.;Cockrell,R.).
1 and 10 at AKRON44Johnson,M. pass incomplete to Howell,J..
2 and 10 at AKRON44PENALTY VT offside defense 5 yards to the AKRON49.
2 and 5 at AKRON49Alston,D. rush right for 4 yards to the VT47 (Martin,B.;Whitten,J.).
3 and 1 at VT47Johnson,M. rush for loss of 4 yards to the AKRON49, out-of-bounds (Hill,S.;Whitten,J.).
4 and 5 at AKRON49Rudison,B. punt 44 yards to the VT7, out-of-bounds.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 26 yards, TOP 4:09
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 01:08.
1 and 10 at VT07Jeffries,J. rush left for 2 yards to the VT9 (Englehart,S.).
2 and 8 at VT09PENALTY VT illegal procedure 5 yards to the VT4.
2 and 13 at VT04Bryant,P. rush right for 7 yards to the VT11 (Motton,J.).
End of half, clock 00:00.
2nd Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Akron009:5021032-60-013-44-7-0-122-10
Virginia Tech005:1000000-30-07-170-6-1-04-26
3rd Quarter
Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, AKRON ball on AKRON35.
Alcorn,D. kickoff 65 yards to the VT0, Jeffries,J. return 28 yards to the VT28 (Clark,J.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 2 plays, 4 yards, TOP 1:08
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 15:00.
1 and 10 at VT28Jeffries,J. rush right for 11 yards to the VT39, 1ST DOWN VT (Hill,C.).
1 and 10 at VT39Fox,R. rush left for 5 yards to the VT44 (Clark,J.;Englehart,S.).
2 and 5 at VT44Furrer,W. pass incomplete to Fox,R., PENALTY AKRON pass interference 9 yards to the AKRON47, 1ST DOWN VT, NO PLAY.
1 and 10 at AKRON47Jeffries,J. rush for 3 yards to the AKRON44 (Hilk,B.).
2 and 7 at AKRON44Bryant,P. rush right for loss of 3 yards to the AKRON47, fumble by Bryant,P. recovered by VT Furrer,W. at AKRON47.
3 and 10 at AKRON47Furrer,W. pass complete to Cullen,N. for 11 yards to the AKRON36, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and 10 at AKRON36Bryant,P. rush right for 1 yard to the AKRON35 (Englehart,S.).
2 and 9 at AKRON35Hebron,V. rush right for 1 yard to the AKRON34 (Joiner,P.).
3 and 8 at AKRON34Furrer,W. pass incomplete.
4 and 8 at AKRON34Baucia,C. punt 24 yards to the AKRON10, downed.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 38 yards, TOP 4:22
AKRON drive start at 10:38.
AKRON ball on AKRON11.
1 and 10 at AKRON11Alston,D. rush left for 3 yards to the AKRON14 (Whitten,J.;Hopkins,A.) (Russell,D.).
2 and 7 at AKRON14Alston,D. rush over right end for 1 yard to the AKRON15 (Lucas,S.).
3 and 6 at AKRON15Johnson,M. pass incomplete.
4 and 6 at AKRON15Rudison,B. punt 50 yards to the VT35, Campbell,B. return 25 yards to the AKRON40 (Wolfe,S.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 4 yards, TOP 1:06
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 09:32.
1 and 10 at AKRON40Jeffries,J. rush for 40 yards to the AKRON0, 1ST DOWN VT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 09:24.
Akron: - Virginia Tech:
Furrer,W. pass attempt failed.
Reaves,B. kickoff 57 yards to the AKRON8, Rindfuss,S. return 17 yards to the AKRON25 (Alexander,K.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 40 yards, TOP 0:08
AKRON drive start at 09:24.
1 and 10 at AKRON25Johnson,M. middle pass complete to Lewis,D. for 15 yards to the AKRON40, 1ST DOWN AKRON.
1 and 10 at AKRON40Lewis,D. rush draw play for 1 yard to the AKRON41 (Bailey,L.).
2 and 9 at AKRON41Johnson,M. pass complete to Robinson,H. for 21 yards to the VT38, 1ST DOWN AKRON (Granby,J.).
1 and 10 at VT38Singletary,B. rush left for 4 yards to the VT34 (Whitten,J.).
2 and 6 at VT34PENALTY AKRON illegal procedure 5 yards to the VT39.
2 and 11 at VT39Johnson,M. pass complete to Lewis,D. for 3 yards to the VT36.
3 and 8 at VT36Johnson,M. pass incomplete.
4 and 8 at VT36Alcorn,D. field goal attempt from 53 GOOD, clock 05:51.
Akron: - Virginia Tech:
Alcorn,D. kickoff 60 yards to the VT5, Jeffries,J. return 27 yards to the VT32 (Motton,J.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 39 yards, TOP 3:33
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 05:51.
1 and 10 at VT32Bryant,P. rush left for loss of 1 yard to the VT31 (Best,J.).
2 and 11 at VT31Hebron,V. rush over right end for 10 yards to the VT41 (Hilk,B.;Hill,C.).
3 and 1 at VT41Bryant,P. rush right for loss of 2 yards to the VT39 (Mays,T.).
4 and 3 at VT39Baucia,C. punt 30 yards to the AKRON31, Wolfe,S. return 5 yards to the AKRON36.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 7 yards, TOP 1:24
AKRON drive start at 04:27.
1 and 10 at AKRON36Lewis,D. rush up middle for 3 yards to the AKRON39 (Herdman,D.;Wilson,J.).
2 and 7 at AKRON39Lewis,D. rush over left end for 5 yards to the AKRON44 (Lassiter,G.).
3 and 2 at AKRON44Lewis,D. rush for loss of 4 yards to the AKRON40 (Pack,A.;Bailey,L.).
4 and 6 at AKRON40Rudison,B. punt 60 yards to the VT0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 4 yards, TOP 1:29
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 02:58.
1 and 10 at VT20Jeffries,J. rush up middle for 6 yards to the VT26 (Clark,J.).
2 and 4 at VT26Jeffries,J. rush up middle for 7 yards to the VT33, 1ST DOWN VT (Williams,C.), PENALTY AKRON face mask 5 yards to the VT38.
1st and 10.
1 and 10 at VT38Jeffries,J. rush right for 6 yards to the VT44 (Best,J.).
2 and 4 at VT44Furrer,W. pass complete to Mickel,M. for 18 yards to the AKRON38, 1ST DOWN VT (Hilk,B.).
Motton (Akron) injured on the play.
1 and 10 at AKRON38Jeffries,J. rush right for 7 yards to the AKRON31 (Clark,J.;Englehart,S.).
2 and 3 at AKRON31Fox,R. rush left for 2 yards to the AKRON29 (Rocklin,D.).
3rd Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Akron306:0802020-30-07-133-5-0-393-19
Virginia Tech608:5232161-30-015-932-3-0-290-0
4th Quarter
Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
3 and 1 at AKRON29Furrer,W. rush for no gain to the AKRON29, fumble by Furrer,W. recovered by VT Furrer,W. at AKRON29.
4 and 1 at AKRON29Hebron,V. rush right for 5 yards to the AKRON24, 1ST DOWN VT (Clark,J.).
1 and 10 at AKRON24Furrer,W. pass complete to Richardson,M. for 24 yards to the AKRON0, 1ST DOWN VT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 13:57.
Akron: - Virginia Tech:
Thomas,M. kick attempt good.
Akron: - Virginia Tech:
McKechnie,J. kickoff 63 yards to the AKRON2, Rindfuss,S. return 18 yards to the AKRON20 (Hackbirth,D.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 9 plays, 80 yards, TOP 4:01
AKRON drive start at 13:57.
1 and 10 at AKRON20Johnson,M. pass incomplete to Taylor,V..
2 and 10 at AKRON20Johnson,M. pass incomplete to Alston,D..
3 and 10 at AKRON20Johnson,M. pass incomplete.
4 and 10 at AKRON20Rudison,B. punt 50 yards to the VT30, Campbell,B. return 0 yards to the VT30.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 0 yards, TOP 0:46
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 13:11.
Young,C. at QB for Virginia Tech.
1 and 10 at VT30Grantz,S. rush up middle for 8 yards to the VT38 (Williams,C.).
2 and 2 at VT38Smith,L. rush up middle for 2 yards to the VT40, 1ST DOWN VT (Clark,J.).
1 and 10 at VT40Smith,L. rush over right end for 5 yards to the VT45 (Clark,J.).
2 and 5 at VT45Kennedy,T. rush for 4 yards to the VT49 (Clark,J.;Englehart,S.).
3 and 1 at VT49Kennedy,T. rush up middle for no gain to the VT49 (Clark,J.;Cornelius,J.).
Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 10:25.
4 and 1 at VT49Young,C. rush up middle for 4 yards to the AKRON47, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and 10 at AKRON47Hebron,V. rush right for 2 yards to the AKRON45 (Mays,P.;Williams,C.).
2 and 8 at AKRON45Young,C. rush quarterback scramble for loss of 2 yards to the AKRON47 (Mays,T.;Joiner,P.).
3 and 10 at AKRON47Young,C. pass incomplete to Hebron,V..
4 and 10 at AKRON47Baucia,C. punt 34 yards to the AKRON13, fair catch by Wolfe,S..
DRIVE SUMMARY: 9 plays, 23 yards, TOP 4:45
AKRON drive start at 08:26.
AKRON ball on AKRON14.
1 and 10 at AKRON14Johnson,M. pass incomplete to Lewis,D..
2 and 10 at AKRON14Lewis,D. rush for no gain to the AKRON14, fumble by Lewis,D. recovered by AKRON Lewis,D. at AKRON14.
3 and 10 at AKRON14Johnson,M. rush right for 6 yards to the AKRON20 (Davis,D.).
4 and 4 at AKRON20Rudison,B. punt 50 yards to the VT30.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 6 yards, TOP 1:39
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 06:47.
1 and 10 at VT30Grantz,S. rush up middle for 1 yard to the VT31 (Hilk,B.;Cornelius,J.).
2 and 9 at VT31Young,C. sacked for loss of 6 yards to the VT25 (Best,J.).
3 and 15 at VT25Young,C. pass complete to Sturdivant,M. for 11 yards to the VT36.
4 and 4 at VT36Baucia,C. punt 36 yards to the AKRON28.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 6 yards, TOP 1:57
AKRON drive start at 04:50.
1 and 10 at AKRON28Johnson,M. pass complete to Orbovich,M. for 15 yards to the AKRON43, 1ST DOWN AKRON.
1 and 10 at AKRON43Alston,D. rush up middle for 4 yards to the AKRON47 (Wimmer,D.).
2 and 6 at AKRON47Johnson,M. pass incomplete to Orbovich,M..
3 and 6 at AKRON47Johnson,M. pass incomplete to Robinson,H. (Lassiter,G.).
4 and 6 at AKRON47Rudison,B. punt 52 yards to the VT1, Campbell,B. return 21 yards to the VT22 (Nelson,T.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 19 yards, TOP 1:20
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 03:30.
1 and 10 at VT22Young,C. pass complete to Sturdivant,M. for 5 yards to the VT27.
2 and 5 at VT27Young,C. rush for no gain to the VT27, fumble by Young,C. recovered by VT Young,C. at VT27.
3 and 5 at VT27Young,C. pass complete to Bennett,K. for 13 yards to the VT40, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and 10 at VT40PENALTY AKRON unsportsmanlike conduct 15 yards to the AKRON45, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and 10 at AKRON45Young,C. pass complete to Bennett,K. for 14 yards to the AKRON31, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and 10 at AKRON31Young,C. pass incomplete to Sturdivant,M..
2 and 10 at AKRON31Hebron,V. rush left for 13 yards to the AKRON18, fumble by Hebron,V. recovered by AKRON Owens,C. at AKRON18.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 60 yards, TOP 1:39
AKRON drive start at 01:51.
1 and 10 at AKRON18Johnson,M. middle pass complete to Nelson,T. for 18 yards to the AKRON36, 1ST DOWN AKRON.
1 and 10 at AKRON36Johnson,M. rush over right end for 6 yards to the AKRON42 (Pendleton,R.).
2 and 4 at AKRON42Johnson,M. pass incomplete to Allen,D..
3 and 4 at AKRON42Johnson,M. sacked for loss of 4 yards to the AKRON38 (Hargrove,J.).
4 and 8 at AKRON38Rudison,B. punt 41 yards to the VT21, downed.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 20 yards, TOP 1:49
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 00:02.
1 and 10 at VT21Young,C. rush for loss of 2 yards to the VT19.
End of game, clock 00:00.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, -2 yards, TOP 0:02
4th Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Akron005:3402020-40-05-122-9-0-331-15
Virginia Tech709:2633171-52-215-345-7-0-670-0

Participation

Akron - Starters
PosNo.Offense
PosNo.Defense

Akron: 5-John Clark , 7-Mike Johnson , 8-Daron Alcorn , 9-Bill Rudison , 12-Shannon Wolfe , 14-Jeff Sweitzer , 17-Scott Rindfuss , 20-Doug Lewis , 21-Harold Robinson , 22-Ozzie Jackson , 25-Chris Hill , 26-Shawn Vincent , 27-Chris Owens , 32-Troy Campbell , 33-Derek Alston , 34-Bob Singletary , 41-Brian Hilk , 42-John Motton , 44-Tyrone Nelson , 53-John Cornelius , 57-Steve Englehart , 61-Darryl Green , 66-Pierce Joiner , 73-Darryll Rocklin , 80-Juan Howell , 81-Bob Smith , 82-Leonard Thomas , 83-Kurt Latell , 85-Jerry Best , 87-Mike Orbovich , 92-Scott Brown , 97-Terry Mays , 98-Paul Mays , 99-Curtis Williams .

Virginia Tech - Starters
PosNo.Offense
QB2Will Furrer
SE22Myron Richardson
TB27Jon Jeffries
FB43Rich Fox
FL48Nick Cullen
TT64Jimmy Bryson
TG65Todd Meade
ST69Eugene Chung
C73Ernie Davis
SG79Skip Pavlik
TE80Brian McCall
PosNo.Defense
LOB5Sean Lucas
RC6Roger Brown
LC35John Granby
ROB37Archie Hopkins
LLB39Randy Cockrell
S41Damien Russell
LT66Scott Hill
RLB90Bobby Martin
RT92Bryan Campbell
RE96Jimmy Whitten
LE97Al Chamblee

Virginia Tech: 1-Marcus Mickel , 4-Vaughn Hebron , 7-Mickey Thomas , 8-Cam Young , 11-Bo Campbell , 12-Chris Baucia , 15-Tony Elggren , 18-Kevin Bennett , 20-Karl Borden , 21-Chad Grube , 23-Eros Sanchez , 25-Greg Lassiter , 28-Lamar Smith , 29-Phil Bryant , 31-Michael Sturdivant , 32-Jim McKechnie , 33-Tony Kennedy , 34-Jason Wilson , 36-Kirk Alexander , 42-Shon Grantz , 44-Leslie Bailey , 46-Brian Williams , 49-David Hackbirth , 50-Todd Brown , 52-Melendez Byrd , 53-Rusty Pendleton , 55-Rob Vaughan , 56-David Wimmer , 59-James Hargrove , 75-Stephan Holloway , 88-Darwin Herdman , 91-Anthony Pack , 93-Jerome Preston , 94-Brian Reaves , 99-Don Davis .