Virginia Tech
Hokies
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Final
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Rutgers
Scarlet Knights
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Virginia Tech (2-5-1, 1-3) 2877749
Rutgers (5-3, 3-2) 131072050
  • October 31, 1992
    Rutgers, Piscataway, NJ
  • Kickoff time: 12:09 pm
  • End of Game: 3:44 pm
  • Total elapsed time: 3:35
  • Temperature: 45
  • Wind: 14 NW
  • Weather: Cloudy; 76% humidity
  • Attendance: 28,432
  • Referee: Al Hynes
  • Umpire: Mike Semcheski
  • Linesman: Bobby McGrath
  • Line judge: Albert Riveron
  • Back judge: E. Steratore
  • Field judge: John Daniels
  • Side judge: Jerry McGee

Scoring Summary

First QuarterVTRU
TD12:12Mark Poindexter 1 yd Rush (Ryan J. Williams Kick)70
TD08:39Chris Brantley 22 yd Pass From Bryan Fortay (John Benestad Kick)77
TD05:08Vaughn Hebron 1 yd Rush (Ryan J. Williams Kick)147
TD00:51Tony Kennedy 3 yd Rush (Ryan J. Williams Kick)217
TD00:44Ken Brown 18 yd Interception Return (Ryan J. Williams Kick)287
TD00:26Craig Mitter 66 yd Rush (John Benestad Kick Failed)2813
Second QuarterVTRU
TD11:01Chris Brantley 26 yd Pass From Bryan Fortay (John Benestad Kick)2820
FG08:47John Benestad 37 yd Field Goal2823
TD00:48Bo Campbell 48 yd Pass From Maurice DeShazo (Ryan J. Williams Kick)3523
Third QuarterVTRU
TD11:47Antonio Freeman 49 yd Pass From Maurice DeShazo (Ryan J. Williams Kick)4223
TD04:36Chris Brantley 3 yd Pass From Ray Lucas (John Benestad Kick)4230
Fourth QuarterVTRU
TD09:04Craig Mitter 1 yd Rush (John Benestad Kick)4237
TD07:50Mark Poindexter 5 yd Rush (Ryan J. Williams Kick)4937
TD04:19Lance Evina 7 yd Pass From Bryan Fortay (John Benestad Kick)4944
TD00:00Chris Brantley 15 yd Pass From Bryan Fortay 4950

Team Stats

VT RU
FIRST DOWNS 22 32
  Rushing 11 12
  Passing 11 18
  Penalty 0 2
NET YARDS RUSHING 256 219
  Rushing Attempts 60 31
  Average Per Rush 4.3 7.1
  Rushing Touchdowns 4 2
  Yards Gained Rushing 285 236
  Yards Lost Rushing 29 17
NET YARDS PASSING 302 387
  Completions-Attempts-Int 15-27-4 27-49-6
  Average Per Attempt 11.2 7.9
  Average Per Completion 20.1 14.3
  Passing Touchdowns 2 5
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 558 606
  Total offense plays 87 80
  Average Gain Per Play 6.4 7.6
Fumbles: Number-Lost 3-1 2-1
Penalties: Number-Yards 12-122 6-55
PUNTS-YARDS 3-91 1-29
  Average Yards Per Punt 30.3 29.0
  Net Yards Per Punt 28.7 29.0
  Inside 20 1 0
  50+ Yards 0 0
  Touchbacks 0 0
  Fair catch 0 0
VT RU
KICKOFFS-YARDS 8-496 8-418
  Average Yards Per Kickoff 62.0 52.3
  Net Yards Per Kickoff 42.3 41.3
  Touchbacks 3 1
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 1-0-0 1-5-0
  Average Per Return 0.0 5.0
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 5-68-0 5-98-0
  Average Per Return 13.6 19.6
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 6-31-1 4-51-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-0 0-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards 0 0
Possession Time 32:26 27:34
  1st Quarter 09:27 05:33
  2nd Quarter 07:31 07:29
  3rd Quarter 08:40 06:20
  4th Quarter 06:48 08:12
Third-Down Conversions 9 of 18 10 of 15
Fourth-Down Conversions 2 of 3 1 of 2
Red-Zone Scores-Chances 4-4 6-8
  Touchdowns 4-4 5-8
  Field Goals 0-0 1-1
Sacks By: Number-Yards 2-14 3-0
PAT Kicks 7-7 5-6
Field Goals 0-0 1-1

Individual Stats

Virginia Tech Rushing
Tony Kennedy 20905851234.3
Mark Poindexter 14790792315.6
Vaughn Hebron 8430431165.4
Dwayne Thomas 9456390234.3
Joe Swarm 311011053.7
Maurice DeShazo 61718-109-0.2
Total60285292564314.3
Rutgers Rushing
Craig Mitter 1714801482668.7
Bruce Presley 8720720229.0
Bryan Fortay 61617-1016-0.2
Total31236172192667.1
Virginia Tech Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Maurice DeShazo 15-27-43022683
Total15-27-43022683
Rutgers Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Bryan Fortay 24-45-53384462
Ray Lucas 3-4-1491340
Total27-49-63875462
Virginia Tech Receiving
Antonio Freeman 6157168
Bo Campbell 365148
Mark Poindexter 227019
Jermaine Holmes 125025
Steve Sanders 120020
John Burke 111011
Tony Kennedy 1-300
Total15302268
Rutgers Receiving
Chris Brantley 8124441
Jim Guarantano 793034
Mario Henry 465046
Lance Evina 324111
Marco Battaglia 238023
Bruce Presley 223015
Ed Walker 120020
Total27387546
Virginia Tech Punting
Robbie Colley 39130.33610
Total39130.33610
Rutgers Punting
David Lipetz 12929.02900
Total12929.02900
Virginia Tech All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Ray Crittenden 00022916000
Tyronne Drakeford 000000277
Kirk Alexander 000000244
Bo Campbell 100000000
Ken Brown 00000011818
Ranall White 00022114000
Tony Kennedy 00011818000
Stacy Henley 000000122
Total1005681863118
Rutgers All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Bruce Presley 00037332000
Marshall Roberts 155000000
Bill Bailey 00022515000
Malik Jackson 00000035142
Marshall Roberts 000000100
Total1555983245142
Virginia Tech All Purpose
Antonio Freeman 0157000157
Mark Poindexter 7927000106
Tony Kennedy 85-31800100
Bo Campbell 06500065
Vaughn Hebron 43000043
Dwayne Thomas 39000039
Ray Crittenden 00290029
Jermaine Holmes 02500025
Ranall White 00210021
Steve Sanders 02000020
Ken Brown 00001818
John Burke 01100011
Joe Swarm 11000011
Tyronne Drakeford 000077
Kirk Alexander 000044
Stacy Henley 000022
Maurice DeShazo -10000-1
Total25630268031657
Rutgers All Purpose
Bruce Presley 72237300168
Craig Mitter 1480000148
Chris Brantley 0124000124
Jim Guarantano 09300093
Mario Henry 06500065
Malik Jackson 00005151
Marco Battaglia 03800038
Bill Bailey 00250025
Lance Evina 02400024
Ed Walker 02000020
Marshall Roberts 000505
Marshall Roberts 000000
Bryan Fortay -10000-1
Total21938798551760
Virginia Tech Field Goal Attempts
None
Rutgers Field Goal Attempts
John Benestad 208:4737Good
Virginia Tech Kickoffs
Brian Reaves 84963062.0
Total84963062.0
Rutgers Kickoffs
John Benestad 84181152.3
Total84181152.3
Virginia Tech Fumbles
Ray Crittenden 10
Maurice DeShazo 10
Bo Campbell 11
Dwayne Thomas 11
Rutgers Fumbles
Bryan Fortay 21
Marshall Roberts 10

Drive Summary

Virginia Tech Drive Summary
Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed
Qtr Spot Obtained Spot How Lost Pl-Yds
1RU1714:48FUMBRU0012:12TD5-172:36
1VT1808:39KORU0005:08TD10-823:31
1VT4800:00PUNTRU4903:45FUMB0-30:00
1RU4703:45FUMBRU0000:51TD9-472:54
1RU0000:44INTRU0000:44TD0-00:00
1VT3500:26KOVT3414:53INT3--10:33
2VT1011:01KOVT3410:10FUMB3-240:51
2VT3108:47KORU3203:55PUNT9-374:52
2VT3702:07INTRU0000:48TD6-631:19
2VT0800:22INTVT0600:00HALF1--20:22
3VT1715:00KORU0011:47TD7-833:13
3VT1808:23DOWNSVT3506:20INT5-172:03
3VT2504:36KORU4702:53PUNT4-281:43
3RU2402:04INTRU2701:16INT3--30:48
3VT1700:53INTRU4712:04INT12-363:49
4VT2009:04KORU0007:50TD6-801:14
4VT4604:19KORU4502:46DOWNS4-91:33
4VT4902:37INTVT4701:32PUNT3--21:05
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession09:2707:3108:4006:4816:5815:2832:26
Third Down Conversions3/42/52/42/55/94/99/18
Fourth Down Conversions1/11/10/00/12/20/12/3
Rutgers Drive Summary
Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed
Qtr Spot Obtained Spot How Lost Pl-Yds
1RU2615:00KORU1714:48FUMB1--90:12
1RU2012:12KOVT0008:39TD7-803:33
1RU2005:08KORU2303:45PUNT3-31:23
1RU2000:51KORU2000:44INT1-00:07
1RU3400:44KOVT0000:26TD1-660:18
2RU4314:53INTVT0011:01TD11-573:52
2VT3410:10FUMBVT1908:47FG5-151:23
2RU0403:55PUNTRU4102:07INT5-371:48
2RU3500:48KOVT1300:22INT4-520:26
3RU2711:42KOVT1808:23DOWNS11-553:19
3VT2606:20INTVT0004:36TD4-261:44
3RU2102:53PUNTRU2302:04INT3-20:49
3RU3801:16INTRU4300:53INT2-50:23
4RU5012:04INTVT0009:04TD8-503:00
4RU0707:50KOVT0004:19TD11-933:31
4RU4502:46DOWNSRU4502:37INT2-00:09
4RU2201:32PUNTVT0000:00TD8-781:32
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession05:3307:2906:2008:1213:0214:3227:34
Third Down Conversions1/22/42/45/53/67/910/15
Fourth Down Conversions0/01/10/10/01/10/11/2

Defense

Virginia Tech Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
Ken Brown 6612----1-18---
P.J. Preston 718-1.0/91--2--
Stacy Henley 527----1-21--
Kirk Alexander 415----2-44--
Rusty Pendleton 314--------
Melendez Byrd 4-4-1.0/12------
Eugene Mays 123-1.0/8------
Jerome Preston 3-3--------
Billy Swarm 112--------
Leroy Charlton 2-2--------
George DelRicco 1121.0/5-------
William Yarborough -22-----1--
Tyronne Drakeford 2-2----2-72--
Tewon Stevens 1-1--------
Mike Smith 1-1--------
David Wimmer 1-1--------
Don Davis 1-1--------
DeWayne Knight 1-1--------
Bernard Basham --0---1-0----
Total4417611.0/52.0/1411-06-3110
Rutgers Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
Jamil Jackson 6612--------
Kelly Woodward 729-----1--
Shawn Williams 6-66.0/161.0/321-0-2--
Malik Jackson 426----3-51---
Todd Lane 516--------
Robert Sneathen 4152.0/6-------
Doug Adkins 3251.0/71.0/7---2--
Andrew Beckett 224--------
Keif Bryant 4-4--------
Anthony Cauthen 213--------
Marshall Roberts 3-3----1-02--
Shaun Smith 3-3--------
Julius Blackwell 3-3--------
Jay Bellamy 3-3--------
Kory Kozak 2-2--------
Ibrihim Washington 2-2--------
Charles Mound 2-2--------
Glenn Nave -11--------
Chris Brantley 1-1--------
Luis Bido 1-1--------
Scott Vaughn 1-1--------
Bill Bailey --0---1-0----
Total6418829.0/293.0/022-04-517

Play-By-Play

1st Quarter
Rutgers wins toss, elects to receive, VT to defend the North goal.
Reaves,B. kickoff 63 yards to the RU2, Presley,B. return 24 yards to the RU26 (Basham,B.).
RUTGERS drive start at 15:00.
1 and 10 at RU26Fortay,B. sacked for loss of 9 yards to the RU17 (Preston,P.J.), fumble by Fortay,B. recovered by VT Basham,B. at RU17.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, -9 yards, TOP 0:12
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 14:48.
1 and 10 at RU17Hebron,V. rush left for no gain to the RU17.
2 and 10 at RU17DeShazo,M. pass complete to Campbell,B. for 7 yards to the RU10 (Roberts,M.).
3 and 3 at RU10Hebron,V. rush left for 5 yards to the RU5, 1ST DOWN VT (Lane,T.;Bellamy,J.).
1 and Goal at RU05PENALTY VT illegal procedure 5 yards to the RU10.
1 and Goal at RU10Hebron,V. rush left for 9 yards to the RU1 (Bellamy,J.).
2 and Goal at RU01Poindexter,M. rush over left tackle for 1 yard to the RU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 12:12.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Williams,R. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Reaves,B. kickoff 65 yards to the RU0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 17 yards, TOP 2:36
RUTGERS drive start at 12:12.
1 and 10 at RU20Mitter,C. rush up middle for 19 yards to the RU39, 1ST DOWN RU (Alexander,K.).
1 and 10 at RU39Mitter,C. rush left for 6 yards to the RU45, PENALTY VT personal foul 15 yards to the VT40, 1ST DOWN RU.
1st and 10.
1 and 10 at VT40Mitter,C. rush up middle for 3 yards to the VT37 (Wimmer,D.).
Timeout Rutgers, clock 10:38.
2 and 7 at VT37Fortay,B. pass complete to Evina,L. for 6 yards to the VT31 (Brown,K.).
Lucas,R. at QB for Rutgers.
3 and 1 at VT31Mitter,C. rush right for 1 yard to the VT30, 1ST DOWN RU (Swarm,B.).
Fortay,B. at QB for Rutgers.
1 and 10 at VT30Mitter,C. rush up middle for 8 yards to the VT22 (Pendleton,R.).
2 and 2 at VT22Fortay,B. pass complete to Brantley,C. for 22 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN RU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 08:39.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Benestad,J. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Benestad,J. kickoff 60 yards to the VT5, Crittenden,R. return 13 yards to the VT18 (Blackwell,J.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 80 yards, TOP 3:33
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 08:39.
1 and 10 at VT18DeShazo,M. pass incomplete to Freeman,A..
2 and 10 at VT18Poindexter,M. rush right for no gain to the VT18 (Beckett,A.).
3 and 10 at VT18DeShazo,M. pass complete to Freeman,A. for 63 yards to the RU19, 1ST DOWN VT, PENALTY VT clipping 10 yards to the RU29.
1st and 10.
1 and 10 at RU29DeShazo,M. pass complete to Freeman,A. for 7 yards to the RU22 (Roberts,M.).
2 and 3 at RU22Hebron,V. rush left for 5 yards to the RU17, 1ST DOWN VT (Bellamy,J.).
1 and 10 at RU17Poindexter,M. rush up middle for 3 yards to the RU14 (Jackson,M.;Kozak,K.).
2 and 7 at RU14DeShazo,M. pass incomplete to Poindexter,M..
3 and 7 at RU14DeShazo,M. pass complete to Campbell,B. for 10 yards to the RU4, 1ST DOWN VT (Geckeler,T.).
1 and Goal at RU04Hebron,V. rush left for 3 yards to the RU1 (Bido,L.).
2 and Goal at RU01Hebron,V. rush over right end for 1 yard to the RU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 05:08.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Williams,R. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Reaves,B. kickoff 65 yards to the RU0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 10 plays, 82 yards, TOP 3:31
RUTGERS drive start at 05:08.
1 and 10 at RU20Mitter,C. rush up middle for 6 yards to the RU26 (Brown,K.).
2 and 4 at RU26Fortay,B. rush for loss of 3 yards to the RU23, fumble by Fortay,B. recovered by RU Mitter,C. at RU23.
3 and 7 at RU23Fortay,B. pass incomplete to Brantley,C. (Drakeford,T.).
4 and 7 at RU23Lipetz,D. punt 29 yards to the VT48, Campbell,B. return 0 yards to the VT48, fumble by Campbell,B. recovered by RU Bailey,B. at RU49, PENALTY RU kick catching interference 2 yards to the RU47, 1st and 10, VT ball on RU47.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 3 yards, TOP 1:23
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 03:45.
1 and 10 at RU47DeShazo,M. pass incomplete.
2 and 10 at RU47Hebron,V. rush left for 16 yards to the RU31, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and 10 at RU31Kennedy,T. rush left for 9 yards to the RU22 (Jackson,M.;Jackson,J.).
2 and 1 at RU22Kennedy,T. rush right for loss of 1 yard to the RU23 (Williams,S.).
3 and 2 at RU23Poindexter,M. rush left for 1 yard to the RU22 (Jackson,J.).
4 and 1 at RU22Hebron,V. rush left for 4 yards to the RU18, 1ST DOWN VT (Woodward,K.).
1 and 10 at RU18Kennedy,T. rush left for 4 yards to the RU14 (Adkins,D.).
2 and 6 at RU14Poindexter,M. rush left for 11 yards to the RU3, 1ST DOWN VT (Jackson,M.).
1 and Goal at RU03Kennedy,T. rush over left guard for 3 yards to the RU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 00:51.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Williams,R. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Reaves,B. kickoff 65 yards to the RU0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 9 plays, 47 yards, TOP 2:54
RUTGERS drive start at 00:51.
1 and 10 at RU20Fortay,B. pass intercepted by Brown,K. at the RU18, Brown,K. return 18 yards to the RU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 00:44.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Williams,R. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 0 yards, TOP 0:07
Reaves,B. kickoff 63 yards to the RU2, Presley,B. return 32 yards to the RU34 (Landrum,K.).
RUTGERS drive start at 00:44.
1 and 10 at RU34Mitter,C. rush over left tackle for 66 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN RU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 00:26.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Benestad,J. kick attempt failed.
Benestad,J. kickoff 40 yards to the VT25, out-of-bounds, VT ball on VT35.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 66 yards, TOP 0:18
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 00:26.
1 and 10 at VT35Kennedy,T. rush left for loss of 1 yard to the VT34 (Williams,S.).
1st Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech2809:2752073-41-118-734-7-0-873-30
Rutgers1305:3331151-20-09-972-4-1-281-2
2nd Quarter
Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
2 and 11 at VT34DeShazo,M. pass incomplete (Williams,S.).
3 and 11 at VT34DeShazo,M. pass intercepted by Jackson,M. at the RU43, Jackson,M. return 0 yards to the RU43.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -1 yards, TOP 0:33
RUTGERS drive start at 14:53.
1 and 10 at RU43Fortay,B. pass incomplete to Henry,M..
2 and 10 at RU43Presley,B. rush right for 3 yards to the RU46 (Preston,P.J.).
3 and 7 at RU46Fortay,B. pass complete to Brantley,C. for 8 yards to the VT46, 1ST DOWN RU.
1 and 10 at VT46Fortay,B. pass complete to Evina,L. for 11 yards to the VT35, 1ST DOWN RU (Byrd,M.).
1 and 10 at VT35Fortay,B. rush left for loss of 2 yards to the VT37, out-of-bounds (Charlton,L.).
2 and 12 at VT37Mitter,C. rush up middle for 2 yards to the VT35 (Preston,P.J.).
3 and 10 at VT35Fortay,B. deep pass incomplete to Brantley,C. (Alexander,K.), PENALTY RU holding declined.
4 and 10 at VT35Fortay,B. pass complete to Battaglia,M. for 15 yards to the VT20, 1ST DOWN RU.
1 and 10 at VT20Mitter,C. rush up middle for 4 yards to the VT16 (Preston,J.).
2 and 6 at VT16Fortay,B. pass complete to Battaglia,M. for 10 yards to the VT6 (Swarm,B.), PENALTY RU holding 15 yards to the VT31, NO PLAY.
2 and 21 at VT31Fortay,B. pass incomplete to Brantley,C..
3 and 21 at VT31PENALTY VT offside defense 5 yards to the VT26.
3 and 16 at VT26Fortay,B. pass complete to Brantley,C. for 26 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN RU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 11:01.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Benestad,J. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Benestad,J. kickoff 58 yards to the VT7, Crittenden,R. return 13 yards to the VT20 (Blackwell,J.), PENALTY VT illegal block 10 yards to the VT10, 1st and 10, VT ball on VT10.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 11 plays, 57 yards, TOP 3:52
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 11:01.
1 and 10 at VT10Thomas,D. rush over right end for 2 yards to the VT12 (Washington,I.).
2 and 8 at VT12DeShazo,M. pass complete to Holmes,J. for 25 yards to the VT37, 1ST DOWN VT (Jackson,M.).
1 and 10 at VT37Thomas,D. rush right for loss of 3 yards to the VT34, fumble forced by Williams,S., fumble by Thomas,D. recovered by RU Williams,S. at VT34.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 24 yards, TOP 0:51
RUTGERS drive start at 10:10.
1 and 10 at VT34Presley,B. rush left for 10 yards to the VT24, 1ST DOWN RU.
1 and 10 at VT24Presley,B. rush over left end for 5 yards to the VT19 (Brown,K.).
2 and 5 at VT19Fortay,B. pass incomplete to Brantley,C. (Preston,P.J.).
3 and 5 at VT19Fortay,B. pass incomplete to Guarantano,J..
4 and 5 at VT19Benestad,J. field goal attempt from 37 GOOD, clock 08:47.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Benestad,J. kickoff 48 yards to the VT17, White,R return 14 yards to the VT31.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 15 yards, TOP 1:23
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 08:47.
1 and 10 at VT31Poindexter,M. rush left for 1 yard to the VT32 (Cauthen,A.).
2 and 9 at VT32DeShazo,M. rush quarterback scramble for 8 yards to the VT40 (Cauthen,A.).
3 and 1 at VT40Kennedy,T. rush right for no gain to the VT40 (Beckett,A.).
Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 06:57.
4 and 1 at VT40Thomas,D. rush up middle for 5 yards to the VT45, 1ST DOWN VT (Jackson,J.).
1 and 10 at VT45DeShazo,M. pass incomplete to Burke,J. (Adkins,D.).
2 and 10 at VT45Thomas,D. rush right for 23 yards to the RU32, 1ST DOWN VT (Jackson,J.).
1 and 10 at RU32DeShazo,M. rush up middle for loss of 5 yards to the RU37, fumble forced by Williams,S., fumble by DeShazo,M. recovered by VT DeShazo,M. at RU37.
2 and 15 at RU37Poindexter,M. rush up middle for 10 yards to the RU27 (Adkins,D.).
3 and 5 at RU27Thomas,D. rush right for 4 yards to the RU23 (Roberts,M.).
4 and 1 at RU23Thomas,D. rush left for 18 yards to the RU5 (Jackson,M.), PENALTY VT holding 9 yards to the RU32, NO PLAY.
Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 04:05.
4 and 10 at RU32Colley,R. punt 29 yards to the RU3, downed.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 9 plays, 37 yards, TOP 4:52
RUTGERS drive start at 03:55.
RU ball on RU4.
1 and 10 at RU04Presley,B. rush up middle for 6 yards to the RU10 (Charlton,L.).
2 and 4 at RU10Presley,B. rush left for 4 yards to the RU14, 1ST DOWN RU (Brown,K.).
1 and 10 at RU14Fortay,B. pass complete to Guarantano,J. for 7 yards to the RU21, out-of-bounds (Henley,S.).
2 and 3 at RU21Presley,B. rush left for 20 yards to the RU41, 1ST DOWN RU (Henley,S.).
1 and 10 at RU41Fortay,B. middle pass intercepted by Henley,S. at the VT35, Henley,S. return 2 yards to the VT37 (Brantley,C.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 37 yards, TOP 1:48
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 02:07.
1 and 10 at VT37DeShazo,M. screen pass complete to Poindexter,M. for 7 yards to the VT44, out-of-bounds (Woodward,K.).
2 and 3 at VT44DeShazo,M. pass incomplete to Freeman,A..
3 and 3 at VT44DeShazo,M. pass complete to Freeman,A. for 11 yards to the RU45, 1ST DOWN VT, out-of-bounds.
1 and 10 at RU45Kennedy,T. rush right for no gain to the RU45 (Washington,I.).
2 and 10 at RU45DeShazo,M. pass complete to Kennedy,T. for loss of 3 yards to the RU48.
3 and 13 at RU48DeShazo,M. deep pass complete to Campbell,B. for 48 yards to the RU0, 1ST DOWN VT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 00:48.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Williams,R. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Reaves,B. kickoff 55 yards to the RU10, Bailey,B. return 25 yards to the RU35.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 63 yards, TOP 1:19
RUTGERS drive start at 00:48.
1 and 10 at RU35Fortay,B. pass complete to Brantley,C. for 41 yards to the VT24, 1ST DOWN RU.
1 and 10 at VT24Fortay,B. pass incomplete to Henry,M..
2 and 10 at VT24Fortay,B. pass complete to Guarantano,J. for 11 yards to the VT13, 1ST DOWN RU, out-of-bounds.
1 and 10 at VT13Fortay,B. pass intercepted by Drakeford,T. at the VT8, Drakeford,T. return 0 yards to the VT8 (Brantley,C.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 52 yards, TOP 0:26
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 00:22.
1 and 10 at VT08DeShazo,M. rush for loss of 2 yards to the VT6.
End of half, clock 00:00.
2nd Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech707:3123052-51-112-435-9-1-883-24
Rutgers1007:2936092-41-19-527-15-2-1191-15
3rd Quarter
Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, RU ball on RU35.
Benestad,J. kickoff 55 yards to the VT10, Crittenden,R. return 0 yards to the VT10, fumble by Crittenden,R. recovered by VT White,R at VT10, White,R for 7 yards to the VT17.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, -2 yards, TOP 0:22
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 15:00, VT ball on VT17.
1 and 10 at VT17Poindexter,M. rush left for 2 yards to the VT19 (Sneathen,R.).
2 and 8 at VT19Poindexter,M. rush up middle for 9 yards to the VT28, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and 10 at VT28Kennedy,T. rush left for 2 yards to the VT30 (Bryant,K.).
2 and 8 at VT30DeShazo,M. pass complete to Freeman,A. for 12 yards to the VT42, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and 10 at VT42DeShazo,M. rush option right for 9 yards to the RU49 (Lane,T.).
Koel,T. at QB for Virginia Tech.
2 and 1 at RU49Thomas,D. rush right for no gain to the RU49 (Jackson,J.).
DeShazo,M. at QB for Virginia Tech.
3 and 1 at RU49DeShazo,M. middle pass complete to Freeman,A. for 49 yards to the RU0, 1ST DOWN VT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 11:47.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Williams,R. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Reaves,B. kickoff 55 yards to the RU10, Presley,B. return 17 yards to the RU27.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 83 yards, TOP 3:13
RUTGERS drive start at 11:42.
1 and 10 at RU27Mitter,C. rush over right end for 7 yards to the RU34 (Preston,P.J.).
2 and 3 at RU34Mitter,C. rush over right tackle for 5 yards to the RU39, 1ST DOWN RU (Pendleton,R.).
1 and 10 at RU39Fortay,B. pass incomplete to Henry,M..
2 and 10 at RU39Fortay,B. pass complete to Guarantano,J. for 17 yards to the VT44, 1ST DOWN RU (Drakeford,T.).
1 and 10 at VT44Fortay,B. pass incomplete to Guarantano,J..
2 and 10 at VT44Fortay,B. pass incomplete to Brantley,C..
3 and 10 at VT44Fortay,B. pass complete to Battaglia,M. for 23 yards to the VT21, 1ST DOWN RU (Henley,S.).
1 and 10 at VT21Mitter,C. rush up middle for 6 yards to the VT15 (Preston,P.J.).
2 and 4 at VT15Fortay,B. rush quarterback scramble for 2 yards to the VT13, out-of-bounds.
3 and 2 at VT13Fortay,B. pass incomplete to Guarantano,J. (Drakeford,T.).
4 and 2 at VT13Fortay,B. pass incomplete, PENALTY RU ineligible downfield on pass 5 yards to the VT18.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 11 plays, 55 yards, TOP 3:19
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 08:23, 1st and 10.
1 and 10 at VT18Kennedy,T. rush left for 3 yards to the VT21 (Bryant,K.).
2 and 7 at VT21DeShazo,M. sacked for loss of 7 yards to the VT14 (Adkins,D.).
3 and 14 at VT14DeShazo,M. pass complete to Poindexter,M. for 19 yards to the VT33, 1ST DOWN VT (Jackson,M.).
1 and 10 at VT33Swarm,J. rush up middle for 2 yards to the VT35 (Cauthen,A.).
2 and 8 at VT35DeShazo,M. pass intercepted by Jackson,M. at the VT26, Jackson,M. return 0 yards to the VT26.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 17 yards, TOP 2:03
RUTGERS drive start at 06:20.
Lucas,R. at QB for Rutgers.
1 and 10 at VT26Lucas,R. pass complete to Guarantano,J. for 12 yards to the VT14, 1ST DOWN RU (Drakeford,T.), PENALTY VT personal foul 7 yards to the VT7.
1st and 7.
1 and Goal at VT07Lucas,R. rush left for 4 yards to the VT3.
2 and Goal at VT03Mitter,C. rush up middle for no gain to the VT3 (Pendleton,R.).
3 and Goal at VT03Lucas,R. pass complete to Brantley,C. for 3 yards to the VT0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 04:36.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Benestad,J. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Benestad,J. kickoff 58 yards to the VT7, Kennedy,T. return 18 yards to the VT25 (Smith,S.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 26 yards, TOP 1:44
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 04:36.
1 and 10 at VT25DeShazo,M. pass complete to Sanders,S. for 20 yards to the VT45, 1ST DOWN VT (Smith,S.).
1 and 10 at VT45Thomas,D. rush up middle for 3 yards to the VT48 (Washington,I.).
2 and 7 at VT48DeShazo,M. pass incomplete to Sanders,S. (Adkins,D.).
3 and 7 at VT48Swarm,J. rush up middle for 5 yards to the RU47 (Bryant,K.).
4 and 2 at RU47Colley,R. punt 26 yards to the RU21, Roberts,M. return 0 yards to the RU21, fumble by Roberts,M. recovered by RU Roberts,M. at RU21.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 28 yards, TOP 1:43
RUTGERS drive start at 02:53.
1 and 10 at RU21Mitter,C. rush left for 2 yards to the RU23.
2 and 8 at RU23Lucas,R. pass incomplete to Brantley,C..
3 and 8 at RU23Lucas,R. middle pass intercepted by Alexander,K. at the RU28, Alexander,K. return 4 yards to the RU24.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 2 yards, TOP 0:49
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 02:04.
1 and 10 at RU24DeShazo,M. pass incomplete to Freeman,A. (Roberts,M.).
2 and 10 at RU24Thomas,D. rush right for loss of 3 yards to the RU27 (Williams,S.).
Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 01:26.
3 and 13 at RU27DeShazo,M. pass intercepted by Roberts,M. at the RU22, Roberts,M. return 9 yards to the RU31, PENALTY VT face mask 7 yards to the RU38, 1st and 10, RU ball on RU38.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -3 yards, TOP 0:48
RUTGERS drive start at 01:16.
Fortay,B. at QB for Rutgers.
1 and 10 at RU38Fortay,B. pass complete to Guarantano,J. for 5 yards to the RU43.
2 and 5 at RU43Fortay,B. deep pass intercepted by Drakeford,T. at the VT21, Drakeford,T. return 6 yards to the VT27, PENALTY VT illegal block 10 yards to the VT17, 1st and 10, VT ball on VT17.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 2 plays, 5 yards, TOP 0:23
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 00:53.
1 and 10 at VT17Poindexter,M. rush up middle for 2 yards to the VT19 (Bryant,K.).
2 and 8 at VT19DeShazo,M. middle pass complete to Burke,J. for 11 yards to the VT30, 1ST DOWN VT (Jackson,M.).
3rd Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech708:4015062-40-012-275-9-2-1113-24
Rutgers706:2013042-40-17-265-13-2-601-5
4th Quarter
Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
1 and 10 at VT30Thomas,D. rush option right for 8 yards to the VT38 (Lane,T.).
2 and 2 at VT38DeShazo,M. rush left for loss of 4 yards to the VT34, out-of-bounds.
3 and 6 at VT34DeShazo,M. pass complete to Freeman,A. for 10 yards to the VT44, 1ST DOWN VT (Woodward,K.).
1 and 10 at VT44Poindexter,M. rush left for 3 yards to the VT47 (Bido,L.).
2 and 7 at VT47DeShazo,M. pass incomplete to Freeman,A. (Williams,S.).
3 and 7 at VT47Kennedy,T. rush left for 11 yards to the RU42, 1ST DOWN VT (Lane,T.).
1 and 10 at RU42Kennedy,T. rush left for 1 yard to the RU41 (Jackson,J.), PENALTY VT holding 10 yards to the VT49.
1st and 19.
1 and 19 at VT49Swarm,J. rush up middle for 4 yards to the RU47 (Jackson,J.).
2 and 15 at RU47DeShazo,M. pass incomplete to Freeman,A..
3 and 15 at RU47DeShazo,M. pass intercepted by Jackson,M. at the RU8, Jackson,M. return 42 yards to the 50 yardline, PENALTY VT holding declined.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 12 plays, 36 yards, TOP 3:49
RUTGERS drive start at 12:04.
Lucas,R. at QB for Rutgers.
1 and 10 at RU50Lucas,R. sacked for loss of 12 yards to the RU38 (Preston,J.).
2 and 22 at RU38Lucas,R. sacked for loss of 8 yards to the RU30 (Mays,E.).
3 and 30 at RU30Lucas,R. pass complete to Guarantano,J. for 34 yards to the VT36, 1ST DOWN RU, PENALTY VT roughing passer 15 yards to the VT21, 1ST DOWN RU.
1st and 10.
Fortay,B. at QB for Rutgers.
1 and 10 at VT21Mitter,C. rush up middle for 3 yards to the VT18 (Davis,D.).
2 and 7 at VT18Mitter,C. rush over right end for 8 yards to the VT10, 1ST DOWN RU (Brown,K.).
1 and Goal at VT10Fortay,B. pass complete to Brantley,C. for 2 yards to the VT8.
2 and Goal at VT08Fortay,B. pass complete to Brantley,C. for 7 yards to the VT1, out-of-bounds (Alexander,K.).
3 and Goal at VT01Mitter,C. rush up middle for 1 yard to the VT0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 09:04.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Benestad,J. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Benestad,J. kickoff 65 yards to the VT0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 50 yards, TOP 3:00
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 09:04.
1 and 10 at VT20Kennedy,T. rush up middle for 4 yards to the VT24.
2 and 6 at VT24Poindexter,M. rush for 31 yards to the RU45, 1ST DOWN VT (Woodward,K.).
1 and 10 at RU45Kennedy,T. rush left for 9 yards to the RU36, out-of-bounds (Woodward,K.).
2 and 1 at RU36Kennedy,T. rush up middle for 23 yards to the RU13, 1ST DOWN VT (Roberts,M.).
1 and 10 at RU13Kennedy,T. rush left for 8 yards to the RU5, out-of-bounds (Jackson,J.).
2 and 2 at RU05Poindexter,M. rush left for 5 yards to the RU0, 1ST DOWN VT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 07:50.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Williams,R. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Reaves,B. kickoff 65 yards to the RU0, Bailey,B. return 15 yards to the RU15, PENALTY RU illegal block 8 yards to the RU7, 1st and 10, RU ball on RU7.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 80 yards, TOP 1:14
RUTGERS drive start at 07:50.
1 and 10 at RU07Presley,B. rush up middle for 2 yards to the RU9 (Brown,K.).
2 and 8 at RU09Fortay,B. middle pass complete to Henry,M. for 16 yards to the RU25, 1ST DOWN RU (Henley,S.).
1 and 10 at RU25Fortay,B. pass incomplete to Guarantano,J. (Henley,S.).
2 and 10 at RU25Fortay,B. pass complete to Presley,B. for 15 yards to the RU40, 1ST DOWN RU.
1 and 10 at RU40Fortay,B. sacked for loss of 5 yards to the RU35 (DelRicco,G.;Preston,P.J.).
2 and 15 at RU35Fortay,B. pass incomplete to Walker,E. (Alexander,K.).
3 and 15 at RU35Fortay,B. rush left for 16 yards to the VT49, 1ST DOWN RU, out-of-bounds.
1 and 10 at VT49Presley,B. rush up middle for 22 yards to the VT27, 1ST DOWN RU (Henley,S.;Alexander,K.).
1 and 10 at VT27Fortay,B. pass incomplete to Guarantano,J..
2 and 10 at VT27Fortay,B. pass complete to Walker,E. for 20 yards to the VT7, 1ST DOWN RU, out-of-bounds (Alexander,K.).
1 and Goal at VT07Fortay,B. pass complete to Evina,L. for 7 yards to the VT0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 04:19.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Benestad,J. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
Benestad,J. kickoff 34 yards to the VT31, downed, PENALTY RU kick catching interference 15 yards to the VT46, 1st and 10, VT ball on VT46.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 11 plays, 93 yards, TOP 3:31
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 04:19.
1 and 10 at VT46Kennedy,T. rush left for 3 yards to the VT49.
2 and 7 at VT49Kennedy,T. rush right for 6 yards to the RU45 (Beckett,A.;Adkins,D.).
Timeout Rutgers, clock 03:31.
3 and 1 at RU45Kennedy,T. rush left for no gain to the RU45 (Jackson,J.).
Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 02:50.
4 and 1 at RU45Poindexter,M. rush up middle for no gain to the RU45 (Stewart,G.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 9 yards, TOP 1:33
RUTGERS drive start at 02:46.
1 and 10 at RU45Fortay,B. pass incomplete to Guarantano,J..
2 and 10 at RU45Fortay,B. middle pass intercepted by Alexander,K. at the VT49, Alexander,K. return 0 yards to the VT49.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 2 plays, 0 yards, TOP 0:09
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 02:37.
1 and 10 at VT49Kennedy,T. rush right for loss of 2 yards to the VT47 (Roberts,M.).
Timeout Rutgers, clock 02:28.
2 and 12 at VT47Kennedy,T. rush up middle for 3 yards to the 50 yardline (Beckett,A.).
Timeout Rutgers, clock 02:21.
3 and 9 at VT50Kennedy,T. rush up middle for 2 yards to the RU48 (Beckett,A.).
4 and 7 at RU48PENALTY VT delay of game 5 yards to the VT47.
4 and 12 at VT47Colley,R. punt 36 yards to the RU17, Roberts,M. return 5 yards to the RU22.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -2 yards, TOP 1:05
RUTGERS drive start at 01:32.
1 and 10 at RU22Fortay,B. middle pass incomplete to Presley,B..
2 and 10 at RU22Fortay,B. pass complete to Guarantano,J. for 6 yards to the RU28, out-of-bounds.
3 and 4 at RU28Fortay,B. middle pass complete to Presley,B. for 8 yards to the RU36, 1ST DOWN RU.
1 and 10 at RU36Fortay,B. middle pass complete to Henry,M. for 3 yards to the RU39.
2 and 7 at RU39Fortay,B. pass incomplete to Guarantano,J. (Drakeford,T.).
Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 00:14.
3 and 7 at RU39Fortay,B. pass complete to Henry,M. for 46 yards to the VT15, 1ST DOWN RU.
1 and 10 at VT15Fortay,B. pass incomplete.
Fortay spiked the ball on the play.
Clock 00:05.
2 and 10 at VT15Fortay,B. pass complete to Brantley,C. for 15 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN RU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 00:00.
Virginia Tech: - Rutgers:
DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 78 yards, TOP 1:32
4th Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech706:4841052-50-119-1151-4-1-103-30
Rutgers2008:12371115-50-09-2712-20-1-1792-23

Participation

Virginia Tech - Starters
PosNo.Offense
TB4Vaughn Hebron
SE11Bo Campbell
QB12Maurice DeShazo
FB17Mark Poindexter
SG51Chris Malone
ST52Mike Smith
TG66Jared Hamlin
TT71Marc Verniel
C73Jim Pyne
SE80Antonio Freeman
TE83John Burke
PosNo.Defense
RE8Bernard Basham
CB22Tyronne Drakeford
CB26William Yarborough
S36Kirk Alexander
RIB40Rusty Pendleton
ROB43Ken Brown
LIB44Melendez Byrd
LOB55P.J. Preston
RT93Jerome Preston
LE94Billy Swarm
LT99Don Davis

Virginia Tech: 2-Robbie Colley , 3-Steve Sanders , 5-Ryan J. Williams , 6-Hank Coleman , 9-Scott Jones , 14-Brian Reaves , 20-DeWayne Knight , 21-John Rivers , 23-Rafael Williams , 24-Chad King , 29-Ranall White , 31-Stacy Henley , 32-Sam Daniels , 33-Tony Kennedy , 34-Joe Swarm , 35-Ken Landrum , 38-Tewon Stevens , 39-Andy Miller , 41-George DelRicco , 42-Dwayne Thomas , 56-David Wimmer , 77-Joel Chapman , 82-Jermaine Holmes , 87-Ray Crittenden , 90-Eugene Mays , 92-Chris Breheny , 96-Leroy Charlton , 98-James DePoy .

Rutgers - Starters
PosNo.Offense
PosNo.Defense

Rutgers: 1-Ray Lucas , 3-Tim Geckeler , 4-Shaun Smith , 5-John Benestad , 7-Bryan Fortay , 8-Mario Henry , 9-Jay Bellamy , 10-Doug Adkins , 11-Ed Walker , 12-Chris Brantley , 18-Jim Guarantano , 19-Lance Evina , 21-Bill Bailey , 22-Marshall Roberts , 25-Julius Blackwell , 29-Kelly Woodward , 33-Craig Mitter , 37-Marshall Roberts , 39-David Lipetz , 41-Jamil Jackson , 42-Charles Mound , 43-Malik Jackson , 44-Bruce Presley , 53-Ibrihim Washington , 55-Todd Lane , 56-George Stewart , 57-Luis Bido , 69-Glenn Nave , 72-Kory Kozak , 77-Scott Vaughn , 81-Marco Battaglia , 89-Robert Sneathen , 91-Keif Bryant , 92-Shawn Williams , 94-Anthony Cauthen , 98-Andrew Beckett .