(2) Virginia Tech
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Syracuse
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(2) Virginia Tech (7-0, 5-0) 0312722
Syracuse (3-4, 1-2) 1400014
  • October 21, 2000
    Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY
  • Kickoff time: 7:06 pm
  • End of Game: 10:10 pm
  • Total elapsed time: 3:04
  • Temperature: 72
  • Wind:
  • Weather: Indoors
  • Attendance: 49,033
  • Referee: John Smith
  • Umpire: Bruce Palmer
  • Linesman: Matt Fitzgerald
  • Line judge: John Salmon
  • Back judge: Ron Boyd
  • Field judge: Ben Vasconcells
  • Side judge: E. Steratore

Scoring Summary

First QuarterVTSU
TD07:11Dee Brown 9 yd Rush (Mike Shafer Kick)Drive: 10 plays, 93 yds, 5:2507
TD02:21Maurice Jackson 78 yd Pass From Troy Nunes (Mike Shafer Kick)Drive: 3 plays, 69 yds, 0:57014
Second QuarterVTSU
FG07:17Carter Warley 47 yd Field GoalDrive: 9 plays, 19 yds, 3:28314
Third QuarterVTSU
TD06:24Lee Suggs 5 yd Rush (Michael Vick Pass Failed)Drive: 2 plays, 5 yds, 0:37914
TD02:49Lee Suggs 1 yd Rush (Michael Vick Pass Failed)Drive: 6 plays, 21 yds, 2:341514
Fourth QuarterVTSU
TD01:34Michael Vick 55 yd Rush (Carter Warley Kick)Drive: 3 plays, 60 yds, 1:312214

Team Stats

VT SU
FIRST DOWNS 14 15
  Rushing 10 8
  Passing 4 6
  Penalty 0 1
NET YARDS RUSHING 165 111
  Rushing Attempts 48 41
  Average Per Rush 3.4 2.7
  Rushing Touchdowns 3 1
  Yards Gained Rushing 239 143
  Yards Lost Rushing 74 32
NET YARDS PASSING 75 217
  Completions-Attempts-Int 6-11-0 13-25-4
  Average Per Attempt 6.8 8.7
  Average Per Completion 12.5 16.7
  Passing Touchdowns 0 1
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 240 328
  Total offense plays 59 66
  Average Gain Per Play 4.1 5.0
Fumbles: Number-Lost 1-0 2-1
Penalties: Number-Yards 6-40 12-77
PUNTS-YARDS 7-230 2-99
  Average Yards Per Punt 32.9 49.5
  Net Yards Per Punt 28.0 49.0
  Inside 20 2 0
  50+ Yards 1 1
  Touchbacks 1 0
  Fair catch 0 0
VT SU
KICKOFFS-YARDS 5-308 3-166
  Average Yards Per Kickoff 61.6 55.3
  Net Yards Per Kickoff 41.6 38.7
  Touchbacks 2 0
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 1-1-0 4-14-0
  Average Per Return 1.0 3.5
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 3-50-0 3-60-0
  Average Per Return 16.7 20.0
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 4-17-0 0-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 1-11-0 0-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards 0 0
Possession Time 31:18 28:42
  1st Quarter 08:38 06:22
  2nd Quarter 08:49 06:11
  3rd Quarter 05:55 09:05
  4th Quarter 07:56 07:04
Third-Down Conversions 5 of 14 8 of 17
Fourth-Down Conversions 1 of 1 0 of 1
Red-Zone Scores-Chances 2-3 1-1
  Touchdowns 2-3 1-1
  Field Goals 0-0 0-0
Sacks By: Number-Yards 0-0 8-60
PAT Kicks 1-1 2-2
Field Goals 1-1 0-2

Individual Stats

Virginia Tech Rushing
Lee Suggs 21910912174.3
Andre Kendrick 8741730349.1
Michael Vick 16746591550.6
Team 101-100-1.0
Jarrett Ferguson 102-200-2.0
Emmett Johnson 105-500-5.0
Total48239741653553.4
Syracuse Rushing
Dee Brown 19776711113.7
Troy Nunes 134714330152.5
Chris Davis 210280104.0
Pat Woodcock 1707077.0
James Mungro 525-301-0.6
George Scott 105-500-5.0
Total41143321111152.7
Virginia Tech Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Michael Vick 6-11-0750218
Total6-11-0750218
Syracuse Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Troy Nunes 13-25-42171780
Total13-25-42171780
Virginia Tech Receiving
Emmett Johnson 347021
Andre Davis 221019
Ernest Wilford 1707
Total675021
Syracuse Receiving
Maurice Jackson 4155178
Graham Manley 325011
Pat Woodcock 21709
Malik Campbell 21709
Dee Brown 1-200
James Mungro 1505
Total13217178
Virginia Tech Punting
Robert Peaslee 313444.75111
Ben Taylor 39632.04010
Team 100.0000
Total723032.95121
Syracuse Punting
Mike Shafer 29949.55400
Total29949.55400
Virginia Tech All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Andre Davis 111000000
Willie Pile 00000031111
Cory Bird 000000166
Andre Kendrick 00035024000
Total1113502441711
Syracuse All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
David Tyree 1130000000
Willie Ford 100000000
Malik Campbell 166000000
Jamel Riddle 1-50000000
Will Allen 00036022000
Total414636022000
Virginia Tech All Purpose
Andre Kendrick 7305000123
Lee Suggs 91000091
Emmett Johnson -54700042
Andre Davis 02101022
Willie Pile 00001111
Michael Vick 900009
Ernest Wilford 070007
Cory Bird 000066
Team -10000-1
Jarrett Ferguson -20000-2
Total1657550117308
Syracuse All Purpose
Maurice Jackson 0155000155
Dee Brown 71-200069
Will Allen 00600060
Troy Nunes 33000033
Graham Manley 02500025
Pat Woodcock 71700024
Malik Campbell 01706023
David Tyree 00013013
Chris Davis 800008
James Mungro -350002
Willie Ford 000000
Jamel Riddle 000-50-5
George Scott -50000-5
Total11121760140402
Virginia Tech Field Goal Attempts
Carter Warley 207:1747Good
Syracuse Field Goal Attempts
Mike Shafer 200:0051Missed
Mike Shafer 311:0048Missed
Virginia Tech Kickoffs
Carter Warley 53082061.6
Total53082061.6
Syracuse Kickoffs
Ben Kozik 31660055.3
Total31660055.3
Virginia Tech Fumbles
Michael Vick 10
Syracuse Fumbles
Troy Nunes 10
Maurice Jackson 11

Drive Summary

Virginia Tech Drive Summary
Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed
Qtr Spot Obtained Spot How Lost Pl-Yds
1VT3015:00KOVT3512:36PUNT3-52:24
1VT1907:01KOVT2803:18PUNT5-93:43
1VT3002:13KOSU4712:16PUNT8-234:57
2SU4910:45INTSU3007:17FG9-193:28
2VT2503:59PUNTVT4201:22PUNT5-172:37
2VT3300:00FGAVT3300:00HALF0-00:00
3VT3211:00FGASU4208:29PUNT7-262:31
3SU0507:01INTSU0006:24TD2-50:37
3SU2105:23FUMBSU0002:49TD6-212:34
3VT0900:13INTSU3911:30PUNT7-523:43
4VT2109:39PUNTVT2507:15PUNT4-42:24
4VT4003:05DOWNSSU0001:34TD3-601:31
4VT3100:31INTVT3000:00HALF1--10:31
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession08:3808:4905:5507:5617:2713:5131:18
Third Down Conversions0/21/52/32/41/74/75/14
Fourth Down Conversions0/01/10/00/01/10/01/1
Syracuse Drive Summary
Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed
Qtr Spot Obtained Spot How Lost Pl-Yds
1SU0712:36PUNTVT0007:11TD10-935:25
1SU3103:18PUNTVT0002:21TD3-690:57
2SU2012:16PUNTSU1910:45INT3--11:31
2SU2007:11KOSU3103:59PUNT6-113:12
2VT2901:22PUNTVT3300:00FGA4--41:22
3SU2315:00KOVT3211:00FGA11-454:00
3SU0208:29PUNTSU0307:01INT3-11:28
3SU1406:14KOSU3205:23FUMB2-180:51
3SU2002:43KOSU4600:13INT8-262:30
4SU2011:30PUNTSU2509:39PUNT3-51:51
4SU3407:15PUNTVT4003:05DOWNS10-264:10
4SU3001:28KOSU4900:31INT5-190:57
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession06:2206:1109:0507:0412:3316:0928:42
Third Down Conversions3/31/42/52/54/74/108/17
Fourth Down Conversions0/00/00/00/10/00/10/1

Defense

Virginia Tech Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
Ben Taylor 96152.0/3-------
Willie Pile 8210----3-113--
Ronyell Whitaker 5491.0/2-------
Chad Beasley 628--------
Nick Sorensen 7182.0/3-------
Jake Houseright 5381.0/4--1-11-1-1
Lamar Cobb 3361.0/2------2
Nathaniel Adibi 235-----1--
David Pugh 325-------2
Jim Davis 3142.0/9------2
Brian Welch 134--------
Eric Green 123--1-----
Cory Bird 2132.0/8---1-61--
Phillip Summers 1121.0/5-------
Channing Reed -11--------
Shawn Witten 1-1--------
T.J. Jackson 1-1--------
Mike Donahue 1-1--------
Tee Butler 1-1--------
Dan Wilkinson -11--------
Kevin McCadam -11--------
Wayne Ward 1-1--------
Total61379812.0/36-11-114-1767
Syracuse Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
Clifton Smith 7291.0/1-------
Duke Pettijohn 2792.0/141.5/12------
Dwight Freeney 4264.5/354.5/35------
Keeon Walker 325--------
Morlon Greenwood 415--------
Will Allen 4-41.0/5-------
Eric Downing 3141.5/5-------
Rickie Simpkins 213--------
JR Johnson 2130.5/40.5/4------
Quentin Harris 123--------
Willie Ford 3-3-----1--
Louis Gachelin 2-21.0/51.0/5------
Will Hunter 1120.5/40.5/4------
Nick Romeo 2-2--------
Charles Burton 1-1--------
Chris Buda 1-1--------
Ben Kozik -11--------
Diamond Ferri 1-1--------
Maurice McClain 1-1--------
Latroy Oliver -11--------
Rich Scanlon 1-1--------
David Tyree --0------1-
Total45226712.0/738.0/60--11

Play-By-Play

1st Quarter
Syracuse wins the coin toss and defers.
SU ball on SU35.
Kozik,B. kickoff 59 yards to the VT6, Kendrick,A. return 24 yards to the VT30 (Oliver, Latroy;Kozik,B.).
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 15:00.
1 and 10 at VT30Johnson,E. rush right for loss of 5 yards to the VT25 (Allen,W.).
2 and 15 at VT25Vick,M. rush quarterback scramble for 1 yard to the VT26 (Freeney,D.;Greenwood,M.).
3 and 14 at VT26Vick,M. slant pass complete to Johnson,E. for 9 yards to the VT35 (Harris,Q.).
4 and 5 at VT35Peaslee,R. punt 51 yards to the SU14, PENALTY SU illegal block 7 yards to the SU7, 1st and 10, SU ball on SU7.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 5 yards, TOP 2:24
SYRACUSE drive start at 12:36.
1 and 10 at SU07Nunes, Troy rush up middle for 3 yards to the SU10 (Beasley,C.).
2 and 7 at SU10Brown,D. rush up middle for 6 yards to the SU16 (Pile,W.;Beasley,C.).
3 and 1 at SU16PENALTY VT offside defense 5 yards to the SU21, 1ST DOWN SU.
1 and 10 at SU21Nunes, Troy rush up middle for no gain to the SU21 (Taylor,B.;Pile,W.).
2 and 10 at SU21Nunes, Troy rush right for 15 yards to the SU36, 1ST DOWN SU (Pile,W.).
1 and 10 at SU36Nunes, Troy rush draw play for 4 yards to the SU40 (Cobb,L.), PENALTY SU holding 10 yards to the SU26, NO PLAY.
1 and 20 at SU26Davis, Chris rush up middle for 10 yards to the SU36 (Taylor,B.).
2 and 10 at SU36Nunes, Troy slant pass incomplete to Woodcock,P..
3 and 10 at SU36PENALTY SU false start 5 yards to the SU31.
3 and 15 at SU31Nunes, Troy deep pass complete to Jackson,M. for 54 yards to the VT15, 1ST DOWN SU (Pile,W.).
1 and 10 at VT15Brown,D. rush right for 6 yards to the VT9 (Houseright,J.).
2 and 4 at VT09Brown,D. rush right for no gain to the VT9 (Pile,W.;Beasley,C.).
3 and 4 at VT09Brown,D. rush option left for 9 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN SU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 07:11.
Virginia Tech: - Syracuse:
Shafer,M. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Syracuse:
Kozik,B. kickoff 59 yards to the VT6, Kendrick,A. return 13 yards to the VT19 (Ferri,D.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 10 plays, 93 yards, TOP 5:25
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 07:01.
1 and 10 at VT19Suggs,L. rush up middle for 2 yards to the VT21 (Simpkins,R.).
2 and 8 at VT21Suggs,L. rush option right for 17 yards to the VT38, 1ST DOWN VT (Walker, Keeon).
1 and 10 at VT38Vick,M. sideline pass complete to Davis,And. for 2 yards to the VT40 (Allen,W.).
2 and 8 at VT40Vick,M. sacked for loss of 9 yards to the VT31 (Pettijohn,D.;Freeney,D.).
3 and 17 at VT31Vick,M. rush draw play for 1 yard to the VT32 (Ford,W.), PENALTY SU offside defense 5 yards to the VT36, NO PLAY.
3 and 12 at VT36Vick,M. sacked for loss of 8 yards to the VT28 (Hunter, Will;Pettijohn,D.).
4 and 20 at VT28Peaslee,R. punt 36 yards to the SU36, Riddle, Jamel return -5 yards to the SU31 (Sorensen,N.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 9 yards, TOP 3:43
SYRACUSE drive start at 03:18.
1 and 10 at SU31Mungro,J. rush right for 1 yard to the SU32 (Sorensen,N.).
2 and 9 at SU32Mungro,J. rush option left for loss of 5 yards to the SU27 (Bird,C.).
3 and 14 at SU27PENALTY SU false start 5 yards to the SU22.
3 and 19 at SU22Nunes, Troy deep out pass complete to Jackson,M. for 78 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN SU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 02:21.
Virginia Tech: - Syracuse:
Shafer,M. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Syracuse:
Kozik,B. kickoff 48 yards to the VT17, Kendrick,A. return 13 yards to the VT30 (Allen,W.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 69 yards, TOP 0:57
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 02:13.
1 and 10 at VT30Suggs,L. rush right for 4 yards to the VT34 (Smith, Clifton;Pettijohn,D.).
2 and 6 at VT34Vick,M. sacked for loss of 5 yards to the VT29 (Freeney,D.).
3 and 11 at VT29Vick,M. rush quarterback scramble for 13 yards to the VT42, 1ST DOWN VT (Greenwood,M.).
Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 00:45.
1 and 10 at VT42Vick,M. middle pass complete to Davis,And. for 19 yards to the SU39, 1ST DOWN VT (Allen,W.).
1 and 10 at SU39Kendrick,A. rush option right for 20 yards to the SU19, 1ST DOWN VT (Walker, Keeon).
1st Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech008:3831040-20-010-303-3-0-301-5
Syracuse1406:2222153-30-010-452-3-0-1325-32
2nd Quarter
Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
1 and 10 at SU19Kendrick,A. rush up middle for loss of 1 yard to the SU20 (Smith, Clifton).
2 and 11 at SU20PENALTY VT delay of game 5 yards to the SU25.
2 and 16 at SU25Vick,M. middle pass complete to Carter,D. for 7 yards to the SU18 (Simpkins,R.), PENALTY VT holding 10 yards to the SU35, NO PLAY.
2 and 26 at SU35Vick,M. sacked for loss of 7 yards to the SU42 (Johnson,JR;Pettijohn,D.).
3 and 33 at SU42PENALTY VT delay of game 5 yards to the SU47.
3 and 38 at SU47Vick,M. deep pass incomplete to Johnson,E. (Ford,W.).
4 and 38 at SU47Peaslee,R. punt 47 yards to the SU0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 23 yards, TOP 4:57
SYRACUSE drive start at 12:16.
1 and 10 at SU20Nunes, Troy rush left for loss of 7 yards to the SU13 (Davis,Ji.).
2 and 17 at SU13Fumble by Nunes, Troy, Brown,D. rush draw play for 6 yards to the SU19 (Beasley,C.).
3 and 11 at SU19Nunes, Troy deep pass intercepted by Pile,W. at the SU49, Pile,W. return 0 yards to the SU49.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -1 yards, TOP 1:31
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 10:45.
1 and 10 at SU49Suggs,L. rush up middle for 11 yards to the SU38, 1ST DOWN VT (Johnson,JR).
1 and 10 at SU38Suggs,L. rush left for 6 yards to the SU32 (Johnson,JR).
2 and 4 at SU32Suggs,L. rush up middle for no gain to the SU32 (Gachelin, Louis).
3 and 4 at SU32Suggs,L. rush for no gain to the SU32 (Greenwood,M.).
Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 08:35.
4 and 4 at SU32Vick,M. slant pass complete to Wilford,E. for 7 yards to the SU25, 1ST DOWN VT (Hunter, Will).
Timeout Syracuse, clock 08:15.
1 and 10 at SU25Vick,M. rush quarterback draw for no gain to the SU25 (Smith, Clifton).
2 and 10 at SU25Vick,M. sideline pass incomplete to Suggs,L..
3 and 10 at SU25Vick,M. sacked for loss of 5 yards to the SU30 (Gachelin, Louis).
4 and 15 at SU30Warley,C. field goal attempt from 47 GOOD, clock 07:17.
Virginia Tech: - Syracuse:
Warley,C. kickoff 65 yards to the SU0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 9 plays, 19 yards, TOP 3:28
SYRACUSE drive start at 07:11.
1 and 10 at SU20Mungro,J. rush up middle for no gain to the SU20 (Summers,P.).
2 and 10 at SU20Nunes, Troy middle pass complete to Manley,G. for 9 yards to the SU29 (Taylor,B.;McCadam,K.).
3 and 1 at SU29Nunes, Troy rush up middle for 2 yards to the SU31, 1ST DOWN SU (Taylor,B.).
1 and 10 at SU31Scott,G. rush left for loss of 5 yards to the SU26 (Summers,P.).
2 and 15 at SU26Nunes, Troy middle pass complete to Manley,G. for 5 yards to the SU31 (Beasley,C.).
3 and 10 at SU31Nunes, Troy sideline pass incomplete to Woodcock,P..
4 and 10 at SU31Shafer,M. punt 45 yards to the VT24, Davis,And. return 1 yards to the VT25 (Ford,W.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 11 yards, TOP 3:12
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 03:59.
1 and 10 at VT25Kendrick,A. rush option right for 4 yards to the VT29 (Smith, Clifton;Walker, Keeon).
2 and 6 at VT29PENALTY SU offside defense 5 yards to the VT34.
2 and 1 at VT34Suggs,L. rush up middle for 11 yards to the VT45, 1ST DOWN VT (Pettijohn,D.;Harris,Q.).
1 and 10 at VT45Suggs,L. rush up middle for no gain to the VT45 (Smith, Clifton).
2 and 10 at VT45Vick,M. sacked for loss of 8 yards to the VT37 (Freeney,D.).
3 and 18 at VT37Vick,M. middle pass incomplete to Davis,And..
4 and 18 at VT37PENALTY SU delay of game 5 yards to the VT42.
4 and 13 at VT42Peaslee,R. punt BLOCKED, recovered by SU TEAM at VT29 (blocked by Tyree, David).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 17 yards, TOP 2:37
SYRACUSE drive start at 01:22.
1 and 10 at VT29Nunes, Troy rush up middle for 3 yards to the VT26 (Taylor,B.).
2 and 7 at VT26PENALTY SU illegal shift 5 yards to the VT31.
2 and 12 at VT31Nunes, Troy screen pass complete to Brown,D. for loss of 2 yards to the VT33 (Taylor,B.).
Timeout Syracuse, clock 00:08.
3 and 14 at VT33Nunes, Troy flare pass incomplete to Campbell,M. (Adibi,N.).
4 and 14 at VT33Shafer,M. field goal attempt from 51 MISSED - short, spot at VT33, clock 00:00.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, -4 yards, TOP 1:22
End of half, clock 00:00.
2nd Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech308:4921031-51-112-111-4-0-73-20
Syracuse006:1110011-40-06--13-6-1-123-15
3rd Quarter
Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, VT ball on VT35.
Warley,C. kickoff 62 yards to the SU3, Allen,W. return 20 yards to the SU23 (Witten,S.).
SYRACUSE drive start at 15:00.
1 and 10 at SU23Brown,D. rush left for 11 yards to the SU34, 1ST DOWN SU (Cobb,L.).
1 and 10 at SU34Brown,D. rush up middle for 4 yards to the SU38 (Pile,W.).
2 and 6 at SU38Woodcock,P. rush option left for 7 yards to the SU45, 1ST DOWN SU (Houseright,J.).
1 and 10 at SU45Nunes, Troy flare pass complete to Manley,G. for 11 yards to the VT44, 1ST DOWN SU (Whitaker,R.).
1 and 10 at VT44Brown,D. rush up middle for loss of 1 yard to the VT45 (Pugh,D.).
2 and 11 at VT45Nunes, Troy flare pass complete to Woodcock,P. for 9 yards to the VT36 (Sorensen,N.).
3 and 2 at VT36Nunes, Troy middle pass complete to Woodcock,P. for 8 yards to the VT28, 1ST DOWN SU (Taylor,B.).
1 and 10 at VT28Brown,D. rush up middle for no gain to the VT28 (Whitaker,R.).
2 and 10 at VT28Nunes, Troy rush option right for loss of 4 yards to the VT32 (Houseright,J.).
3 and 14 at VT32Nunes, Troy deep pass incomplete to Campbell,M..
4 and 14 at VT32Shafer,M. field goal attempt from 48 MISSED - wide left, spot at VT32, clock 11:00.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 11 plays, 45 yards, TOP 4:00
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 11:00.
1 and 10 at VT32Suggs,L. rush up middle for 6 yards to the VT38 (Harris,Q.;Simpkins,R.).
2 and 4 at VT38Vick,M. flare pass complete to Johnson,E. for 17 yards to the SU45, 1ST DOWN VT (Ford,W.).
1 and 10 at SU45Vick,M. deep out pass incomplete to Johnson,E..
2 and 10 at SU45Suggs,L. rush up middle for 10 yards to the SU35, 1ST DOWN VT (Pettijohn,D.;Walker, Keeon).
1 and 10 at SU35Vick,M. deep pass incomplete to Slowikowski,B..
2 and 10 at SU35Ferguson,J. rush up middle for loss of 2 yards to the SU37 (Downing,E.).
3 and 12 at SU37Vick,M. rush quarterback scramble for loss of 5 yards to the SU42 (Downing,E.;Pettijohn,D.).
4 and 17 at SU42Taylor,B. punt 40 yards to the SU2, Ford,W. return 0 yards to the SU2 (Ward,W.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 26 yards, TOP 2:31
SYRACUSE drive start at 08:29.
1 and 10 at SU02Nunes, Troy rush up middle for 3 yards to the SU5 (Houseright,J.).
2 and 7 at SU05Davis, Chris rush left for loss of 2 yards to the SU3 (Sorensen,N.).
3 and 9 at SU03Nunes, Troy middle pass intercepted by Pile,W. at the SU16, Pile,W. return 11 yards to the SU5 (Romeo, Nick).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 1 yards, TOP 1:28
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 07:01.
Timeout Syracuse, clock 07:01.
1 and Goal at SU05Vick,M. rush up middle for loss of 1 yard to the SU6, fumble by Vick,M. recovered by VT Vick,M. at SU5.
2 and Goal at SU05Suggs,L. rush option left for 5 yards to the SU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 06:24.
Virginia Tech: - Syracuse:
Vick,M. pass attempt failed.
Warley,C. kickoff 59 yards to the SU6, Allen,W. return 18 yards to the SU24 (Buie,C.), PENALTY SU holding 10 yards to the SU14, 1st and 10, SU ball on SU14.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 2 plays, 5 yards, TOP 0:37
SYRACUSE drive start at 06:14.
1 and 10 at SU14Mungro,J. rush up middle for 1 yard to the SU15 (Beasley,C.).
2 and 9 at SU15Nunes, Troy deep pass complete to Jackson,M. for 19 yards to the SU34, fumble forced by Green,E., fumble by Jackson,M. recovered by VT Houseright,J. at SU32, Houseright,J. for 11 yards to the SU21 (Buda, Chris).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 2 plays, 18 yards, TOP 0:51
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 05:23, VT ball on SU21.
1 and 10 at SU21Kendrick,A. rush right for 3 yards to the SU18 (Burton,C.).
2 and 7 at SU18Kendrick,A. rush up middle for 3 yards to the SU15 (Smith, Clifton).
3 and 4 at SU15Kendrick,A. rush up middle for 8 yards to the SU7, 1ST DOWN VT (Scanlon, Rich).
1 and Goal at SU07Suggs,L. rush up middle for 6 yards to the SU1 (Pettijohn,D.).
2 and Goal at SU01Suggs,L. rush up middle for no gain to the SU1 (Smith, Clifton).
3 and Goal at SU01Suggs,L. rush option right for 1 yard to the SU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 02:49.
Virginia Tech: - Syracuse:
Vick,M. pass attempt failed.
Warley,C. kickoff 65 yards to the SU0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 21 yards, TOP 2:34
SYRACUSE drive start at 02:43.
1 and 10 at SU20Brown,D. rush left for 7 yards to the SU27 (Taylor,B.).
2 and 3 at SU27Brown,D. rush up middle for 2 yards to the SU29 (Houseright,J.).
3 and 1 at SU29Nunes, Troy rush up middle for 1 yard to the SU30, 1ST DOWN SU (Beasley,C.;Davis,Ji.).
1 and 10 at SU30Nunes, Troy rush draw play for 4 yards to the SU34 (Sorensen,N.).
2 and 6 at SU34Brown,D. rush left for 10 yards to the SU44, 1ST DOWN SU (Whitaker,R.), PENALTY VT face mask 5 yards to the SU49.
1st and 10.
1 and 10 at SU49Brown,D. rush for loss of 1 yard to the SU48 (Welch,B.).
2 and 11 at SU48Brown,D. rush option left for loss of 2 yards to the SU46 (Beasley,C.).
3 and 13 at SU46Nunes, Troy deep pass intercepted by Pile,W. at the VT9, Pile,W. return 0 yards to the VT9.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 26 yards, TOP 2:30
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 00:13.
1 and 10 at VT09Kendrick,A. rush right for 34 yards to the VT43, 1ST DOWN VT (Greenwood,M.).
3rd Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech1205:5531042-30-013-691-3-0-171-5
Syracuse009:0542062-50-016-404-7-2-451-10
4th Quarter
Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
1 and 10 at VT43Vick,M. rush left for 2 yards to the VT45 (Walker, Keeon).
2 and 8 at VT45PENALTY SU offside defense 5 yards to the 50 yardline.
2 and 3 at VT50Kendrick,A. rush up middle for 2 yards to the SU48 (Greenwood,M.).
3 and 1 at SU48Vick,M. rush up middle for 3 yards to the SU45, 1ST DOWN VT (Smith, Clifton).
1 and 10 at SU45Suggs,L. rush right for 1 yard to the SU44 (Smith, Clifton).
2 and 9 at SU44Suggs,L. rush up middle for 5 yards to the SU39 (McClain, M.).
3 and 4 at SU39Suggs,L. rush up middle for no gain to the SU39 (Downing,E.).
4 and 4 at SU39Taylor,B. punt 19 yards to the SU20.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 52 yards, TOP 3:43
SYRACUSE drive start at 11:30.
1 and 10 at SU20Mungro,J. rush up middle for no gain to the SU20 (Adibi,N.).
2 and 10 at SU20Nunes, Troy rush right for loss of 3 yards to the SU17 (Bird,C.), PENALTY SU holding declined.
3 and 13 at SU17Nunes, Troy middle pass complete to Campbell,M. for 8 yards to the SU25 (Whitaker,R.).
4 and 5 at SU25Shafer,M. punt 54 yards to the VT21.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 5 yards, TOP 1:51
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 09:39.
1 and 10 at VT21Vick,M. flare pass complete to Johnson,E. for 21 yards to the VT42, 1ST DOWN VT (Ford,W.).
1 and 10 at VT42Suggs,L. rush up middle for 1 yard to the VT43 (Downing,E.).
2 and 9 at VT43Vick,M. sacked for loss of 9 yards to the VT34 (Freeney,D.).
3 and 18 at VT34Vick,M. sacked for loss of 9 yards to the VT25 (Freeney,D.).
4 and 27 at VT25Taylor,B. punt 37 yards to the SU38, Campbell,M. return 6 yards to the SU44 (Donahue,M.;Carter,D.), PENALTY SU illegal block 10 yards to the SU34, 1st and 10, SU ball on SU34.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 4 yards, TOP 2:24
SYRACUSE drive start at 07:15.
1 and 10 at SU34Nunes, Troy deep pass incomplete to Woodcock,P..
2 and 10 at SU34Brown,D. rush up middle for 5 yards to the SU39 (Houseright,J.).
3 and 5 at SU39Nunes, Troy rush quarterback scramble for 8 yards to the SU47, 1ST DOWN SU.
1 and 10 at SU47Brown,D. rush up middle for 3 yards to the 50 yardline (Wilkinson,D.).
2 and 7 at SU50Brown,D. rush up middle for loss of 2 yards to the SU48 (Cobb,L.).
3 and 9 at SU48Nunes, Troy flare pass complete to Campbell,M. for 9 yards to the VT43, 1ST DOWN SU (Whitaker,R.).
1 and 10 at VT43Brown,D. rush up middle for 4 yards to the VT39 (Taylor,B.).
2 and 6 at VT39Brown,D. rush up middle for 4 yards to the VT35 (Adibi,N.).
3 and 2 at VT35Nunes, Troy flare pass incomplete to Manley,G..
Timeout Syracuse, clock 03:09.
4 and 2 at VT35PENALTY SU false start 5 yards to the VT40.
4 and 7 at VT40Nunes, Troy pass incomplete to Woodcock,P..
DRIVE SUMMARY: 10 plays, 26 yards, TOP 4:10
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 03:05.
1 and 10 at VT40Suggs,L. rush up middle for 4 yards to the VT44 (Simpkins,R.).
2 and 6 at VT44Suggs,L. rush right for 1 yard to the VT45 (Pettijohn,D.).
3 and 5 at VT45Vick,M. rush option left for 55 yards to the SU0, 1ST DOWN VT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:34.
Virginia Tech: - Syracuse:
Warley,C. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Syracuse:
Warley,C. kickoff 57 yards to the SU8, Allen,W. return 22 yards to the SU30 (Butler,T.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 60 yards, TOP 1:31
SYRACUSE drive start at 01:28.
1 and 10 at SU30Nunes, Troy rush quarterback scramble for 8 yards to the SU38 (Bird,C.).
2 and 2 at SU38Nunes, Troy middle pass complete to Jackson,M. for 6 yards to the SU44, 1ST DOWN SU (Houseright,J.).
1 and 10 at SU44Nunes, Troy slant pass incomplete to Woodcock,P..
2 and 10 at SU44Nunes, Troy middle pass complete to Mungro,J. for 5 yards to the SU49 (Houseright,J.).
3 and 5 at SU49Nunes, Troy deep out pass intercepted by Bird,C. at the VT35, Bird,C. return 6 yards to the VT41 (Romeo, Nick), PENALTY VT illegal block 10 yards to the VT31, 1st and 10, VT ball on VT31.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 19 yards, TOP 0:57
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 00:31.
1 and 10 at VT31Team rush for loss of 1 yard to the VT30.
End of game, clock 00:00.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, -1 yards, TOP 0:31
4th Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech707:5621032-40-013-551-1-0-211-10
Syracuse007:0412032-50-19-274-9-1-283-20

Participation

Virginia Tech - Starters
PosNo.Offense
QB7Michael Vick
SE18Emmett Johnson
TB22Lee Suggs
FB27Jarrett Ferguson
LT59Anthony Lambo
C61Steve DeMasi
LG69Matt Lehr
RT76Dave Kadela
RG79Josh Redding
TE87Bob Slowikowski
FL88Andre Davis
PosNo.Defense
FC1Eric Green
BC2Ronyell Whitaker
OLB14Nick Sorensen
ROV16Cory Bird
DE28Lamar Cobb
FS35Willie Pile
ILB40Ben Taylor
ILB41Jake Houseright
DT71David Pugh
DE83Nathaniel Adibi
DT94Chad Beasley

Virginia Tech: 3-Deon Provitt , 4-Andre Kendrick , 5-Kevin McCadam , 8-Phillip Summers , 19-Ernest Wilford , 21-Michael Crawford , 23-T.J. Jackson , 26-Shawn Witten , 30-Tee Butler , 32-Wayne Ward , 34-Brian Welch , 37-Chris Krebs , 42-Cullen Hawkins , 45-Benny Wolfe , 46-Chris Buie , 47-Wayne Briggs , 48-Mike Donahue , 49-Carter Warley , 53-Channing Reed , 54-Dan Wilkinson , 55-Ken Keister , 57-Anthony Davis , 64-Jake Grove , 74-Luke Owens , 85-Derek Carter , 86-Keith Willis , 89-Robert Peaslee , 93-Browning Wynn , 95-Jim Davis .

Syracuse - Starters
PosNo.Offense
PosNo.Defense

Syracuse: 1-Maurice Jackson , 3-Latroy Oliver , 6-Dee Brown , 9-Clifton Smith , 10-Malik Campbell , 11-Troy Nunes , 13-Mike Shafer , 14-Jamel Riddle , 15-Willie Ford , 16-Pat Woodcock , 20-Maurice McClain , 22-Diamond Ferri , 23-James Mungro , 25-Will Allen , 28-Keeon Walker , 29-Quentin Harris , 30-Will Hunter , 34-Chris Davis , 37-Charles Burton , 38-George Scott , 45-JR Johnson , 49-Duke Pettijohn , 52-Morlon Greenwood , 54-Dwight Freeney , 57-Rich Scanlon , 61-Nick Romeo , 68-Chris Buda , 81-David Tyree , 84-Ben Kozik , 89-Graham Manley , 90-Eric Downing , 98-Rickie Simpkins , 99-Louis Gachelin .