(12) Virginia Tech
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Pittsburgh
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(12) Virginia Tech (6-2, 3-2) 70007
Pittsburgh (3-5, 2-3) 71714038
  • November 3, 2001
    Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Kickoff time: 12:08 PM
  • End of Game: 3:27 PM
  • Total elapsed time: 3:19
  • Temperature: 56 DEG
  • Wind: 10-15 SW
  • Weather: Sunny Skies 77% HUM
  • Attendance: 55,585
  • Referee: Steratore, Gene
  • Umpire: Semcheski, Mike
  • Linesman: Fitzgerald,Matt
  • Line judge: Reese, Tod
  • Back judge: Washington, K.
  • Field judge: Tomczyk, Tom
  • Side judge: Hagans, Milt

Scoring Summary

First QuarterVTPITT
TD09:33Antonio Bryant 24 yd Pass From David Priestley (Nick Lotz Kick)Drive: 7 plays, 71 yds, 3:0607
TD01:42Ronyell Whitaker 71 yd Blocked Field Goal Return (Carter Warley Kick)77
Second QuarterVTPITT
TD09:46R.J. English 33 yd Pass From David Priestley (Nick Lotz Kick)Drive: 7 plays, 69 yds, 3:08714
FG04:06Nick Lotz 32 yd Field GoalDrive: 6 plays, 31 yds, 2:56717
TD02:26Antonio Bryant 36 yd Pass From David Priestley (Nick Lotz Kick)Drive: 1 plays, 31 yds, 0:06724
Third QuarterVTPITT
TD09:50Shawntae Spencer 68 yd Interception Return (Nick Lotz Kick)731
TD03:58Rod Rutherford 2 yd Rush (Nick Lotz Kick)Drive: 7 plays, 33 yds, 3:06738

Team Stats

VT PITT
FIRST DOWNS 8 24
  Rushing 1 10
  Passing 6 10
  Penalty 1 4
NET YARDS RUSHING 15 148
  Rushing Attempts 25 44
  Average Per Rush 0.6 3.4
  Rushing Touchdowns 0 1
  Yards Gained Rushing 61 193
  Yards Lost Rushing 46 45
NET YARDS PASSING 136 245
  Completions-Attempts-Int 17-36-2 16-28-1
  Average Per Attempt 3.8 8.8
  Average Per Completion 8.0 15.3
  Passing Touchdowns 0 3
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 151 393
  Total offense plays 61 72
  Average Gain Per Play 2.5 5.5
Fumbles: Number-Lost 3-2 0-0
Penalties: Number-Yards 11-120 10-70
PUNTS-YARDS 8-302 6-226
  Average Yards Per Punt 37.8 37.7
  Net Yards Per Punt 34.5 29.0
  Inside 20 1 2
  50+ Yards 0 0
  Touchbacks 0 1
  Fair catch 1 1
VT PITT
KICKOFFS-YARDS 2-129 7-413
  Average Yards Per Kickoff 64.5 59.0
  Net Yards Per Kickoff 45.0 44.1
  Touchbacks 0 0
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 3-32-0 6-26-0
  Average Per Return 10.7 4.3
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 5-104-0 2-39-0
  Average Per Return 20.8 19.5
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 1-35-0 2-68-1
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 0-0-1 0-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards 83 0
Possession Time 25:32 34:28
  1st Quarter 05:15 09:45
  2nd Quarter 06:56 08:04
  3rd Quarter 09:27 05:33
  4th Quarter 03:54 11:06
Third-Down Conversions 3 of 16 4 of 13
Fourth-Down Conversions 1 of 3 0 of 1
Red-Zone Scores-Chances 0-1 2-4
  Touchdowns 0-1 1-4
  Field Goals 0-0 1-2
Sacks By: Number-Yards 3-25 2-17
PAT Kicks 1-1 5-5
Field Goals 0-0 1-2

Individual Stats

Virginia Tech Rushing
Keith Burnell 927027053.0
Wayne Ward 212012086.0
Andre Davis 1303033.0
Jarrett Ferguson 1202022.0
Kevin Jones 4321020.3
Bryan Randall 1101011.0
Wayne Briggs 101-100-1.0
Vinnie Burns 1012-1200-12.0
Grant Noel 51331-1808-3.6
Total25614615080.6
Pittsburgh Rushing
Marcus Furman 34504502915.0
Lousaka Polite 937037094.1
Raymond Kirkley 113710270132.5
David Priestley 62511140122.3
Rod Rutherford 123524111180.9
Joe Vaglia 2909074.5
Mike Jemison 1505055.0
Total44193451481293.4
Virginia Tech Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Grant Noel 15-29-21180262
Bryan Randall 2-7-0180110
Total17-36-21360262
Pittsburgh Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
David Priestley 16-26-02453361
Rod Rutherford 0-2-10002
Total16-28-12453363
Virginia Tech Receiving
Andre Davis 880026
Terrell Parham 215010
Emmett Johnson 21408
Kevin Jones 21207
Ernest Wilford 1707
Jarrett Ferguson 1505
Keith Burnell 1303
Total17136026
Pittsburgh Receiving
R.J. English 8134133
Antonio Bryant 593236
Lamar Slade 110010
Marcus Furman 1-100
Kris Wilson 1909
Total16245336
Virginia Tech Punting
Vinnie Burns 830237.84610
Total830237.84610
Pittsburgh Punting
Andy Lee 622637.74621
Total622637.74621
Virginia Tech All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Andre Davis 3322314040000
Richard Johnson 00035021000
DeAngelo Hall 00000013535
Doug Easlick 00011414000
Total3322351044013535
Pittsburgh All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Torrie Cox 10011717100
Shawntae Spencer 0001222216868
Antonio Bryant 52611000000
Total626112392226868
Virginia Tech All Purpose
Andre Davis 38040320155
Richard Johnson 00500050
DeAngelo Hall 00003535
Keith Burnell 27300030
Terrell Parham 01500015
Emmett Johnson 01400014
Doug Easlick 00140014
Kevin Jones 11200013
Wayne Ward 12000012
Jarrett Ferguson 250007
Ernest Wilford 070007
Bryan Randall 100001
Wayne Briggs -10000-1
Vinnie Burns -120000-12
Grant Noel -180000-18
Total151361043235322
Pittsburgh All Purpose
R.J. English 0134000134
Antonio Bryant 0930260119
Shawntae Spencer 002206890
Marcus Furman 45-100044
Lousaka Polite 37000037
Raymond Kirkley 27000027
Torrie Cox 00170017
David Priestley 14000014
Rod Rutherford 11000011
Lamar Slade 01000010
Kris Wilson 090009
Joe Vaglia 900009
Mike Jemison 500005
Total148245392668526
Virginia Tech Field Goal Attempts
None
Pittsburgh Field Goal Attempts
Nick Lotz 101:4234Blkd
Nick Lotz 204:0632Good
Virginia Tech Kickoffs
Jon Mollerup 21290064.5
Total21290064.5
Pittsburgh Kickoffs
Nick Lotz 74130259.0
Total74130259.0
Virginia Tech Fumbles
Grant Noel 21
Wayne Ward 11
Pittsburgh Fumbles
None

Drive Summary

Virginia Tech Drive Summary
Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed
Qtr Spot Obtained Spot How Lost Pl-Yds
1VT3614:00PUNTVT4212:39PUNT3-61:21
1VT4209:33KOVT4407:45PUNT3-21:48
1VT0705:59PUNTVT1503:53PUNT3-82:06
1VT2901:42FGAVT2901:42TD0-00:00
2VT2013:58PUNTVT3812:54PUNT3-181:04
2VT2109:46KOVT2507:02PUNT5-42:44
2VT3504:06KOVT3102:32FUMB3--41:34
2VT2102:26KOPITT3100:52INT8-481:34
3VT3515:00KOPITT4309:50INT9-225:10
3VT2509:50KOVT3307:04DOWNS7-82:46
3VT1903:58KOVT4002:27PUNT5-211:31
4VT2414:26PUNTVT2414:01PUNT3-00:25
4VT4812:08PUNTVT4611:03PUNT3--21:05
4PITT2509:14INTPITT1707:24DOWNS4-81:50
4VT1402:41PUNTVT1802:33FUMB1-40:08
4VT1600:26DOWNSVT2400:00HALF1-80:26
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession05:1506:5609:2703:5412:1113:2125:32
Third Down Conversions0/32/51/50/32/81/83/16
Fourth Down Conversions0/00/01/20/10/01/31/3
Pittsburgh Drive Summary
Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed
Qtr Spot Obtained Spot How Lost Pl-Yds
1PITT2215:00KOPITT2414:00PUNT3-21:00
1PITT2912:39PUNTVT0009:33TD7-713:06
1PITT2407:45PUNTPITT4805:59PUNT6-241:46
1VT4703:53PUNTVT1701:42FGA6-302:11
1PITT1801:42KOVT3413:58PUNT6-482:44
2PITT3112:54PUNTVT0009:46TD7-693:08
2VT4607:02PUNTVT1504:06FG6-312:56
2VT3102:32FUMBVT0002:26TD1-310:06
2PITT1300:52INTPITT1300:00HALF2-00:52
3VT0009:50INTVT0009:50TD0-00:00
3VT3307:04DOWNSVT0003:58TD7-333:06
3PITT2602:27PUNTPITT4014:26PUNT5-143:01
4PITT4314:01PUNTPITT3912:08PUNT3--41:53
4PITT2311:03PUNTPITT4209:14INT4-191:49
4PITT1707:24DOWNSVT4002:41PUNT7-434:43
4VT1802:33FUMBVT1600:26DOWNS4-22:07
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession09:4508:0405:3311:0617:4916:3934:28
Third Down Conversions0/31/31/12/61/63/74/13
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 107174.0/141.0/11------
Willie Pile 8614--------
Garnell Wilds 538--------
T.J. Jackson 358--------
Lamar Cobb 5381.0/41.0/4----1-
Jim Davis 167--------
Jake Houseright 257--------
DeAngelo Hall 437----1-35---
Dan Wilkinson 347--------
Kevin McCadam 347-----1--
Cols Colas 6-64.0/181.0/10-----2
Chad Beasley 246--------
Ronyell Whitaker 134-----1--
Nathaniel Adibi 224--------
Derrius Monroe 224-------1
Channing Reed 3-3--------
David Pugh 2132.0/8-------
Mike Daniels 112--------
Mikal Baaqee 2-2--------
Brian Welch 2-21.0/2-------
Billy Hardee 2-2--------
Jared Mazzetta -11--------
Michael Crawford -11--------
Chris Buie -11--------
Brandon Manning -11--------
Travis Conway 1-1--------
Total706313312.0/463.0/25-1-35213
Pittsburgh Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
Torrie Cox 527----1-0---
Mark Ponko 336-----1--
Ramon Walker 4151.0/111.0/11---2--
Gerald Hayes 5-5-----1--
Brian Beinecke 415--------
Bryan Knight 2241.5/9-------
Brian Guzek 3142.5/91.0/61-----
Tyre Young 2240.5/1--1-0----
Tyrone Gillard 3-31.0/12-------
Lewis Moore -330.5/1-------
Shawntae Spencer 123----1-683--
Brandon Williams 112-----1--
Corey Humphries 112--1-----
Kurt Johnson 2-2--------
Bryan Anderson 1-1--------
Scott McCurley -11--------
Ryan Gonsales -11--------
Kris Wilson -11--------
R.J. English 1-1--------
Claude Harriott 1-1--------
Brandon Hayes --0---1-0----
Total3922617.0/432.0/1722-02-688

Play-By-Play

1st Quarter
VT wins toss will defer, Pittsburgh will receive.
Mollerup,J. kickoff 65 yards to the PITT0, Spencer, S. return 22 yards to the PITT22 (Baaqee,M.).
PITTSBURGH drive start at 15:00.
1 and 10 at PITT22Kirkley, R. rush for 2 yards to the PITT24 (Cobb,L.).
2 and 8 at PITT24Priestley,D. pass incomplete to English,R..
3 and 8 at PITT24Priestley,D. pass incomplete to Bryant,A..
4 and 8 at PITT24Lee, Andy punt 46 yards to the VT30, Davis,And. return 6 yards to the VT36 (English,R.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 2 yards, TOP 1:00
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 14:00.
1 and 10 at VT36Burnell,K. rush for 4 yards to the VT40 (Guzek, Brian).
2 and 6 at VT40Burnell,K. rush for 2 yards to the VT42 (Hayes, Gerald).
3 and 4 at VT42Noel,G. pass incomplete to Slowikowski,B. (Walker,R.).
4 and 4 at VT42Burns,V. punt 32 yards to the PITT26, Bryant,A. return 3 yards to the PITT29 (Beasley,C.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 6 yards, TOP 1:21
PITTSBURGH drive start at 12:39.
1 and 10 at PITT29Priestley,D. pass incomplete to Bryant,A. (Whitaker,R.).
2 and 10 at PITT29Kirkley, R. rush for loss of 7 yards to the PITT22 (Pugh,D.).
3 and 17 at PITT22Priestley,D. pass complete to Wilson, Kris for 17 yards to the PITT39 (Pile,W.;Taylor,B.), PENALTY VT personal foul 15 yards to the PITT37, 1ST DOWN PITT, NO PLAY.
1 and 10 at PITT37Priestley,D. pass complete to English,R. for 8 yards to the PITT45 (Jackson,T.J.).
2 and 2 at PITT45Kirkley, R. rush for 4 yards to the PITT49, 1ST DOWN PITT (Pile,W.).
1 and 10 at PITT49Priestley,D. pass complete to English,R. for 23 yards to the VT28, 1ST DOWN PITT (Houseright,J.).
1 and 10 at VT28PENALTY PITT false start 5 yards to the VT33.
1 and 15 at VT33Priestley,D. pass complete to Wilson, Kris for 9 yards to the VT24 (Taylor,B.), PENALTY PITT personal foul 15 yards to the VT39.
2nd and 21.
2 and 21 at VT39Priestley,D. pass incomplete to Bryant,A., PENALTY VT pass interference 15 yards to the VT24, 1ST DOWN PITT, NO PLAY.
Timeout Pittsburgh, clock 09:39.
1 and 10 at VT24Priestley,D. pass complete to Bryant,A. for 24 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN PITT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 09:33.
Virginia Tech: - Pittsburgh:
1 and Goal at VT03Lotz,N. kick attempt good, PENALTY PITT illegal procedure 5 yards to the VT8, NO PLAY.
Lotz,N. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Pittsburgh:
Lotz,N. kickoff 63 yards to the VT2, Davis,And. return 40 yards to the VT42 (Gillard, Tyrone).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 71 yards, TOP 3:06
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 09:33.
1 and 10 at VT42Burnell,K. rush for 4 yards to the VT46 (Cox, Torrie;Ponko,M.).
2 and 6 at VT46Noel,G. pass complete to Davis,And. for loss of 2 yards to the VT44 (Guzek, Brian).
3 and 8 at VT44Noel,G. pass incomplete to Johnson,E. (Spencer, S.), PENALTY VT holding declined.
4 and 8 at VT44Burns,V. punt 38 yards to the PITT18, Bryant,A. return 6 yards to the PITT24 (Austin,L.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 2 yards, TOP 1:48
PITTSBURGH drive start at 07:45.
1 and 10 at PITT24Kirkley, R. rush for 8 yards to the PITT32 (Adibi,N.).
2 and 2 at PITT32Priestley,D. rush for 5 yards to the PITT37, 1ST DOWN PITT (Welch,B.).
1 and 10 at PITT37Priestley,D. pass complete to English,R. for 16 yards to the VT47, 1ST DOWN PITT (Wilds,G.).
1 and 10 at VT47Priestley,D. pass incomplete to English,R..
2 and 10 at VT47Priestley,D. pass incomplete to Wilson, Kris (Pile,W.).
3 and 10 at VT47PENALTY PITT false start 5 yards to the PITT48.
3 and 15 at PITT48Priestley,D. pass incomplete to Levy,D. (Wilds,G.).
4 and 15 at PITT48Lee, Andy punt 45 yards to the VT7, fair catch by Davis,And..
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 24 yards, TOP 1:46
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 05:59.
1 and 10 at VT07Jones,K. rush for 2 yards to the VT9 (Ponko,M.).
2 and 8 at VT09Noel,G. pass complete to Johnson,E. for 6 yards to the VT15 (Spencer, S.;Walker,R.).
3 and 2 at VT15Jones,K. rush for no gain to the VT15 (Hayes, Gerald).
4 and 2 at VT15Burns,V. punt 43 yards to the PITT42, Bryant,A. return 11 yards to the VT47 (Hall,D.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 8 yards, TOP 2:06
PITTSBURGH drive start at 03:53.
1 and 10 at VT47Kirkley, R. rush for no gain to the VT47 (Colas,C.).
2 and 10 at VT47Priestley,D. pass incomplete to Bryant,A. (Whitaker,R.), PENALTY VT pass interference 15 yards to the VT32, 1ST DOWN PITT, NO PLAY.
1 and 10 at VT32Priestley,D. pass complete to English,R. for 13 yards to the VT19, 1ST DOWN PITT (Pile,W.).
1 and 10 at VT19Priestley,D. pass incomplete to Bryant,A..
2 and 10 at VT19Polite, Lousaka rush for 2 yards to the VT17 (Wilkinson,D.).
3 and 8 at VT17Priestley,D. pass incomplete to Wilson, Kris.
4 and 8 at VT17Lotz,N. field goal attempt from 34 BLOCKED, recovered by VT Whitaker,R. at VT29 spot at VT29, clock 01:42 (blocked by Cobb,L.), Whitaker,R. for 71 yards to the PITT0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:42.
Virginia Tech: - Pittsburgh:
Warley,C. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Pittsburgh:
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 30 yards, TOP 2:11
Mollerup,J. kickoff 64 yards to the PITT1, Cox, Torrie return 17 yards to the PITT18 (Baaqee,M.).
PITTSBURGH drive start at 01:42.
1 and 10 at PITT18PENALTY PITT false start 5 yards to the PITT13.
1 and 15 at PITT13Kirkley, R. rush for loss of 1 yard to the PITT12 (Taylor,B.;McCadam,K.).
2 and 16 at PITT12Priestley,D. pass complete to English,R. for 28 yards to the PITT40, 1ST DOWN PITT, out-of-bounds (Pile,W.).
1 and 10 at PITT40Priestley,D. pass incomplete to English,R. (Austin,L.), PENALTY VT pass interference 15 yards to the VT45, 1ST DOWN PITT, NO PLAY.
1 and 10 at VT45Priestley,D. pass complete to Bryant,A. for 10 yards to the VT35, 1ST DOWN PITT (Hall,D.).
1 and 10 at VT35PENALTY PITT false start 5 yards to the VT40.
1st Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech705:1500000-30-05-122-4-0-44-60
Pittsburgh709:45264120-30-08-138-16-0-1316-40
2nd Quarter
Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
1 and 15 at VT40Priestley,D. pass incomplete to English,R..
2 and 15 at VT40Kirkley, R. rush for loss of 1 yard to the VT41 (Taylor,B.).
3 and 16 at VT41Priestley,D. rush for 7 yards to the VT34, out-of-bounds (Taylor,B.).
4 and 9 at VT34Lee, Andy punt 34 yards to the VT0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 48 yards, TOP 2:44
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 13:58.
1 and 10 at VT20PENALTY PITT unsportsmanlike conduct 15 yards to the VT35, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and 10 at VT35Burnell,K. rush for 3 yards to the VT38 (Ponko,M.;Young, Tyre).
2 and 7 at VT38Noel,G. pass incomplete to Wynn,B. (Hayes, Gerald).
3 and 7 at VT38Noel,G. pass incomplete to Davis,And..
4 and 7 at VT38Burns,V. punt 46 yards to the PITT16, downed, PENALTY VT personal foul 15 yards to the PITT31, 1st and 10, PITT ball on PITT31.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 18 yards, TOP 1:04
PITTSBURGH drive start at 12:54.
1 and 10 at PITT31Polite, Lousaka rush for 2 yards to the PITT33 (Monroe,D.).
2 and 8 at PITT33Priestley,D. pass complete to Bryant,A. for 10 yards to the PITT43, 1ST DOWN PITT (Jackson,T.J.;Whitaker,R.).
1 and 10 at PITT43Priestley,D. pass complete to English,R. for 8 yards to the VT49 (Wilds,G.).
2 and 2 at VT49Kirkley, R. rush for 1 yard to the VT48 (Monroe,D.).
3 and 1 at VT48Rutherford, Rod rush for 2 yards to the VT46, 1ST DOWN PITT (Jackson,T.J.).
1 and 10 at VT46Priestley,D. pass complete to Bryant,A. for 13 yards to the VT33, 1ST DOWN PITT (Whitaker,R.).
1 and 10 at VT33Priestley,D. pass complete to English,R. for 33 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN PITT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 09:46.
Virginia Tech: - Pittsburgh:
Lotz,N. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Pittsburgh:
Lotz,N. kickoff 57 yards to the VT8, Johnson,R. return 13 yards to the VT21 (Hayes, Gerald).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 69 yards, TOP 3:08
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 09:46.
1 and 10 at VT21Noel,G. pass complete to Davis,And. for 9 yards to the VT30 (Cox, Torrie).
2 and 1 at VT30Noel,G. pass complete to Ferguson,J. for 5 yards to the VT35, 1ST DOWN VT (Hayes, Gerald).
1 and 10 at VT35Jones,K. rush for 1 yard to the VT36 (Young, Tyre).
2 and 9 at VT36Noel,G. pass incomplete to Slowikowski,B. (Spencer, S.).
3 and 9 at VT36Noel,G. sacked for loss of 11 yards to the VT25 (Walker,R.).
4 and 20 at VT25Burns,V. punt 39 yards to the PITT36, Cox, Torrie return 0 yards to the PITT36 (Hall,D.), PENALTY VT personal foul 18 yards to the VT46, 1st and 10, PITT ball on VT46.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 4 yards, TOP 2:44
PITTSBURGH drive start at 07:02.
1 and 10 at VT46Kirkley, R. rush for 9 yards to the VT37 (Cobb,L.).
2 and 1 at VT37Kirkley, R. rush for 13 yards to the VT24, 1ST DOWN PITT (Wilds,G.;Adibi,N.).
1 and 10 at VT24Priestley,D. pass incomplete to Bryant,A. (McCadam,K.).
2 and 10 at VT24Priestley,D. pass complete to Furman, Marcus for loss of 1 yard to the VT25 (Pugh,D.;Davis,Ji.).
3 and 11 at VT25Priestley,D. pass complete to Slade, Lamar for 10 yards to the VT15 (Wilds,G.;Pile,W.).
4 and 1 at VT15Lotz,N. field goal attempt from 32 GOOD, clock 04:06.
Virginia Tech: - Pittsburgh:
Lotz,N. kickoff 59 yards to the VT6, out-of-bounds, VT ball on VT35.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 31 yards, TOP 2:56
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 04:06.
1 and 10 at VT35Burnell,K. rush for 4 yards to the VT39 (Moore, Lewis;Gonsales,R.).
Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 03:23.
2 and 6 at VT39Davis,And. rush for 3 yards to the VT42 (Cox, Torrie).
3 and 3 at VT42Noel,G. sacked for loss of 6 yards to the VT36 (Guzek, Brian), fumble by Noel,G. recovered by PITT Young, Tyre at VT31.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -4 yards, TOP 1:34
PITTSBURGH drive start at 02:32.
1 and 10 at VT31PENALTY PITT false start 5 yards to the VT36.
1 and 15 at VT36Priestley,D. pass complete to Bryant,A. for 36 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN PITT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 02:26.
Virginia Tech: - Pittsburgh:
1 and Goal at VT03Lotz,N. kick attempt failed (blocked) (blocked by Team), PENALTY VT offside defense 2 yards to the VT1, NO PLAY.
Lotz,N. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Pittsburgh:
Lotz,N. kickoff 65 yards to the VT0, Johnson,R. return 21 yards to the VT21 (Gillard, Tyrone).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 31 yards, TOP 0:06
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 02:26.
1 and 10 at VT21Noel,G. pass incomplete to Johnson,E..
2 and 10 at VT21Noel,G. pass complete to Burnell,K. for 3 yards to the VT24 (Beinecke, Brian).
3 and 7 at VT24Noel,G. pass complete to Parham,T. for 10 yards to the VT34, 1ST DOWN VT (Spencer, S.).
1 and 10 at VT34Noel,G. pass incomplete to Davis,And. (Ponko,M.).
2 and 10 at VT34Noel,G. pass complete to Davis,And. for 9 yards to the VT43 (Beinecke, Brian).
3 and 1 at VT43Noel,G. pass complete to Davis,And. for 26 yards to the PITT31, 1ST DOWN VT (Walker,R.).
1 and 10 at PITT31Noel,G. pass incomplete to Davis,And. (Walker,R.).
2 and 10 at PITT31Noel,G. pass intercepted by Cox, Torrie at the PITT13, Cox, Torrie return 0 yards to the PITT13.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 48 yards, TOP 1:34
PITTSBURGH drive start at 00:52.
1 and 10 at PITT13Priestley,D. rush for 1 yard to the PITT14.
2 and 9 at PITT14Priestley,D. rush for loss of 1 yard to the PITT13 (Taylor,B.).
End of half, clock 00:00.
2nd Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech006:5603142-50-06--116-13-1-623-35
Pittsburgh1708:0424061-30-09-337-9-0-1092-20
3rd Quarter
Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, PITT ball on PITT35.
Lotz,N. kickoff 53 yards to the VT12, out-of-bounds, VT ball on VT35.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 2 plays, 0 yards, TOP 0:52
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 15:00.
1 and 10 at VT35Burnell,K. rush for 3 yards to the VT38 (Moore, Lewis;Knight,B.).
2 and 7 at VT38Burnell,K. rush for 5 yards to the VT43 (Young, Tyre).
3 and 2 at VT43Burnell,K. rush for 1 yard to the VT44 (Ponko,M.;Williams,B.).
4 and 1 at VT44Ferguson,J. rush for 2 yards to the VT46, 1ST DOWN VT (Ponko,M.).
1 and 10 at VT46Noel,G. pass incomplete to Slowikowski,B., PENALTY VT holding 10 yards to the VT36, NO PLAY.
1 and 20 at VT36Noel,G. pass complete to Jones,K. for 5 yards to the VT41 (Ponko,M.).
2 and 15 at VT41Noel,G. pass complete to Davis,And. for 17 yards to the PITT42, 1ST DOWN VT (Cox, Torrie;Spencer, S.).
1 and 10 at PITT42Noel,G. rush for loss of 9 yards to the VT49, fumble by Noel,G. recovered by VT Jones,K. at VT49, Jones,K. for no gain to the VT49 (Knight,B.).
2 and 19 at VT49Noel,G. rush for 8 yards to the PITT43 (Knight,B.).
3 and 11 at PITT43Noel,G. pass intercepted by Spencer, S. at the PITT32, Spencer, S. return 68 yards to the VT0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 09:50.
Virginia Tech: - Pittsburgh:
Lotz,N. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Pittsburgh:
DRIVE SUMMARY: 9 plays, 22 yards, TOP 5:10
Lotz,N. kickoff 54 yards to the VT11, Easlick,D. return 14 yards to the VT25 (Wilson, Kris;Humphries, C.).
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 09:50.
1 and 10 at VT25Noel,G. pass complete to Davis,And. for 1 yard to the VT26 (Cox, Torrie).
2 and 9 at VT26Noel,G. rush for 5 yards to the VT31 (Walker,R.).
3 and 4 at VT31Noel,G. pass complete to Johnson,E. for 8 yards to the VT39, 1ST DOWN VT (Walker,R.).
1 and 10 at VT39Burnell,K. rush for 1 yard to the VT40 (Harriott, C.).
2 and 9 at VT40Noel,G. pass incomplete to Parham,T..
3 and 9 at VT40Noel,G. pass incomplete to Davis,And. (Spencer, S.).
4 and 9 at VT40Burns,V. punt 31 yards to the PITT29, downed, PENALTY PITT roughing the kicker 5 yards to the VT45, NO PLAY.
4 and 4 at VT45Burns,V. rush for loss of 12 yards to the VT33 (Gillard, Tyrone).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 8 yards, TOP 2:46
PITTSBURGH drive start at 07:04.
1 and 10 at VT33Polite, Lousaka rush for 8 yards to the VT25 (Wilds,G.).
2 and 2 at VT25Polite, Lousaka rush for 9 yards to the VT16, 1ST DOWN PITT (McCadam,K.;Wilds,G.).
1 and 10 at VT16Polite, Lousaka rush for 8 yards to the VT8 (Pile,W.).
2 and 2 at VT08Polite, Lousaka rush for 1 yard to the VT7 (Cobb,L.).
3 and 1 at VT07Polite, Lousaka rush for 1 yard to the VT6, 1ST DOWN PITT (Beasley,C.).
1 and Goal at VT06Polite, Lousaka rush for 4 yards to the VT2 (Cobb,L.).
2 and Goal at VT02Rutherford, Rod rush for 2 yards to the VT0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 03:58.
Virginia Tech: - Pittsburgh:
Lotz,N. kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Pittsburgh:
Lotz,N. kickoff 62 yards to the VT3, Johnson,R. return 16 yards to the VT19 (Hayes, Gerald).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 33 yards, TOP 3:06
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 03:58.
1 and 10 at VT19Noel,G. pass complete to Davis,And. for 9 yards to the VT28 (Beinecke, Brian).
2 and 1 at VT28Noel,G. pass complete to Jones,K. for 7 yards to the VT35, 1ST DOWN VT (Beinecke, Brian).
1 and 10 at VT35Noel,G. pass incomplete to Parham,T..
2 and 10 at VT35Noel,G. pass complete to Parham,T. for 5 yards to the VT40.
3 and 5 at VT40Noel,G. pass incomplete to Parham,T..
4 and 5 at VT40Burns,V. punt 38 yards to the PITT22, Bryant,A. return 4 yards to the PITT26 (Taylor,B.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 21 yards, TOP 1:31
PITTSBURGH drive start at 02:27.
1 and 10 at PITT26Polite, Lousaka rush for 2 yards to the PITT28 (Colas,C.).
2 and 8 at PITT28Priestley,D. rush for 12 yards to the PITT40, 1ST DOWN PITT.
1 and 10 at PITT40PENALTY PITT delay of game 5 yards to the PITT35.
1 and 15 at PITT35Priestley,D. pass complete to English,R. for 5 yards to the PITT40, out-of-bounds (Hall,D.).
2 and 10 at PITT40Priestley,D. sacked for loss of 10 yards to the PITT30 (Colas,C.).
3rd Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech009:2713041-51-29-47-12-1-521-10
Pittsburgh1405:3330031-10-010-371-1-0-52-10
4th Quarter
Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
3 and 20 at PITT30Furman, Marcus rush for 10 yards to the PITT40 (Jackson,T.J.).
4 and 10 at PITT40Lee, Andy punt 39 yards to the VT21, Davis,And. return 3 yards to the VT24 (Johnson, Kurt).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 14 yards, TOP 3:01
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 14:26.
1 and 10 at VT24Randall,B. pass incomplete to Parham,T..
2 and 10 at VT24Randall,B. pass incomplete to Parham,T..
3 and 10 at VT24Randall,B. pass incomplete to Parham,T..
4 and 10 at VT24Burns,V. punt 35 yards to the PITT41, Bryant,A. return 2 yards to the PITT43 (Hardee,B.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 0 yards, TOP 0:25
PITTSBURGH drive start at 14:01.
1 and 10 at PITT43Rutherford, Rod rush for 8 yards to the VT49 (McCadam,K.).
2 and 2 at VT49Kirkley, R. rush for loss of 1 yard to the 50 yardline (Colas,C.).
3 and 3 at PITT50Rutherford, Rod sacked for loss of 11 yards to the PITT39 (Taylor,B.;Davis,Ji.).
4 and 14 at PITT39Lee, Andy punt 36 yards to the VT25, Davis,And. return 23 yards to the VT48 (Johnson, Kurt).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -4 yards, TOP 1:53
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 12:08.
1 and 10 at VT48Randall,B. rush for 1 yard to the VT49 (Williams,B.).
2 and 9 at VT49Randall,B. pass complete to Wilford,E. for 7 yards to the PITT44 (Cox, Torrie).
3 and 2 at PITT44Randall,B. pass incomplete to Davis,And. (Williams,B.).
4 and 2 at PITT44PENALTY VT false start 5 yards to the PITT49.
4 and 7 at PITT49PENALTY VT false start 5 yards to the VT46.
4 and 12 at VT46Burns,V. punt 31 yards to the PITT23, fair catch by Bryant,A..
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -2 yards, TOP 1:05
PITTSBURGH drive start at 11:03.
1 and 10 at PITT23Rutherford, Rod rush for loss of 4 yards to the PITT19 (Daniels,M.;Adibi,N.).
2 and 14 at PITT19Rutherford, Rod pass incomplete to Bynes, R..
3 and 14 at PITT19Rutherford, Rod rush for 18 yards to the PITT37, 1ST DOWN PITT (Hardee,B.).
1 and 10 at PITT37PENALTY VT offside defense 5 yards to the PITT42.
1 and 5 at PITT42Rutherford, Rod pass intercepted by Hall,D. at the VT40, Hall,D. return 35 yards to the PITT25 (Anderson, Bryan).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 19 yards, TOP 1:49
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 09:14.
1 and 10 at PITT25Jones,K. rush for loss of 2 yards to the PITT27 (Moore, Lewis;Guzek, Brian).
2 and 12 at PITT27Randall,B. pass complete to Davis,And. for 11 yards to the PITT16 (Cox, Torrie).
3 and 1 at PITT16Briggs,W. rush for loss of 1 yard to the PITT17 (Young, Tyre;Knight,B.).
4 and 2 at PITT17Randall,B. pass incomplete to Davis,And..
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 8 yards, TOP 1:50
PITTSBURGH drive start at 07:24.
1 and 10 at PITT17Furman, Marcus rush for 29 yards to the PITT46, 1ST DOWN PITT (Pile,W.).
1 and 10 at PITT46Rutherford, Rod rush for 1 yard to the PITT47 (Reed,C.).
2 and 9 at PITT47Vaglia,J. rush for 7 yards to the VT46 (Hall,D.;Pile,W.).
3 and 2 at VT46Furman, Marcus rush for 6 yards to the VT40, 1ST DOWN PITT (Taylor,B.).
1 and 10 at VT40Vaglia,J. rush for 2 yards to the VT38 (Taylor,B.;Reed,C.).
2 and 8 at VT38Rutherford, Rod rush for loss of 3 yards to the VT41 (Colas,C.).
3 and 11 at VT41Rutherford, Rod rush for 1 yard to the VT40 (Beasley,C.).
4 and 10 at VT40Lee, Andy punt 26 yards to the VT14, downed.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 43 yards, TOP 4:43
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 02:41.
1 and 10 at VT14Ward,W. rush for 7 yards to the VT21, fumble forced by Humphries, C., fumble by Ward,W. recovered by PITT Hayes,B. at VT18.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 4 yards, TOP 0:08
PITTSBURGH drive start at 02:33.
1 and 10 at VT18Rutherford, Rod rush for loss of 2 yards to the VT20 (Welch,B.).
Timeout Pittsburgh, clock 01:57.
2 and 12 at VT20Rutherford, Rod sacked for loss of 4 yards to the VT24 (Cobb,L.).
3 and 16 at VT24Rutherford, Rod rush for 3 yards to the VT21 (Wilkinson,D.;Daniels,M.).
4 and 13 at VT21Jemison, Mike rush for 5 yards to the VT16 (Cobb,L.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 2 yards, TOP 2:07
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 00:26.
1 and 10 at VT16Ward,W. rush for 8 yards to the VT24 (McCurley, Scott;Beinecke, Brian).
End of game, clock 00:00.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 8 yards, TOP 0:26
4th Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech003:5400000-30-15-102-7-0-183-15
Pittsburgh011:0630032-60-117-650-2-1-00-0

Participation

Virginia Tech - Starters
PosNo.Offense
QB11Grant Noel
TB20Keith Burnell
SE26Shawn Witten
FB27Jarrett Ferguson
LT57Anthony Davis
RT58Matt Wincek
C61Steve DeMasi
RG64Jake Grove
LG74Luke Owens
TE87Bob Slowikowski
FL88Andre Davis
PosNo.Defense
BC2Ronyell Whitaker
ROV5Kevin McCadam
LB23T.J. Jackson
FC24Larry Austin
DE28Lamar Cobb
FS35Willie Pile
LB40Ben Taylor
LB41Jake Houseright
DT71David Pugh
DE83Nathaniel Adibi
DT94Chad Beasley

Virginia Tech: 4-DeAngelo Hall , 6-Vegas Robinson , 7-Kevin Jones , 9-Terrell Parham , 12-Richard Johnson , 14-Bryan Randall , 17-Garnell Wilds , 18-Emmett Johnson , 19-Ernest Wilford , 21-Michael Crawford , 25-Billy Hardee , 31-Mike Daniels , 32-Wayne Ward , 33-Chad Cooper , 34-Brian Welch , 37-Chris Krebs , 38-Vinnie Burns , 43-Doug Easlick , 45-Mikal Baaqee , 46-Chris Buie , 47-Wayne Briggs , 48-Brandon Manning , 49-Carter Warley , 53-Channing Reed , 54-Dan Wilkinson , 55-Ken Keister , 60-Jacob Gibson , 62-Travis Conway , 65-Tim Selmon , 67-Anthony Nelson , 68-Robert Ramsey , 76-James Miller , 79-Jon Dunn , 85-Jared Mazzetta , 86-Keith Willis , 89-Robert Peaslee , 91-Jason Lallis , 93-Browning Wynn , 95-Jim Davis , 96-Joe Wilson , 97-Jon Mollerup , 98-Derrius Monroe , 99-Cols Colas .

Pittsburgh - Starters
PosNo.Offense
PosNo.Defense

Pittsburgh: 2-Marcus Furman , 5-Torrie Cox , 11-David Priestley , 12-Rod Rutherford , 14-Mark Ponko , 15-Brian Beinecke , 17-Corey Humphries , 19-Shawntae Spencer , 24-Mike Jemison , 25-Ramon Walker , 29-Joe Vaglia , 31-Tyrone Gillard , 32-Lousaka Polite , 34-Brandon Williams , 35-Nick Lotz , 36-Andy Lee , 38-Tyre Young , 41-Scott McCurley , 43-Raymond Kirkley , 47-Brian Guzek , 48-Lewis Moore , 51-Gerald Hayes , 53-Brandon Hayes , 55-Ryan Gonsales , 56-Thomas Smith , 57-Bryan Knight , 69-Kurt Johnson , 77-Bryan Anderson , 80-Antonio Bryant , 83-Kris Wilson , 84-R.J. English , 86-Lamar Slade , 90-Claude Harriott .