Virginia Tech
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Final
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Nebraska
Cornhuskers
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Virginia Tech (4-1, 2-0) 9910735
Nebraska (3-1) 7371330
  • September 27, 2008
    Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Neb.
  • Kickoff time: 7:12 pm
  • End of Game: 10:33 pm
  • Total elapsed time: 3:21
  • Temperature: 79
  • Wind: NE 8 MPH
  • Weather: Clear, Humidity 45%
  • Attendance: 85,831
  • Referee: Jeff Flanagan
  • Umpire: Keith Roden
  • Linesman: Sam Stephenson
  • Line judge: Todd Lapenta
  • Back judge: Virgil Valdez
  • Field judge: Frank Overcash
  • Side judge: Angie Bartis

Scoring Summary

First QuarterVTNU
SAF08:35Team Safety20
TD05:22Darren Evans 1 yd Rush (Dustin Keys Kick)Drive: 3 plays, 5 yds, 1:1690
TD03:54 Mike McNeill 32 yd Pass From Joe Ganz ( Alex Henery Kick)Drive: 3 plays, 68 yds, 1:1497
Second QuarterVTNU
FG14:51Dustin Keys 19 yd Field GoalDrive: 10 plays, 54 yds, 3:52127
FG10:45 Alex Henery 48 yd Field GoalDrive: 9 plays, 45 yds, 3:561210
FG07:10Dustin Keys 38 yd Field GoalDrive: 9 plays, 54 yds, 3:301510
FG01:15Dustin Keys 27 yd Field GoalDrive: 9 plays, 66 yds, 4:211810
Third QuarterVTNU
FG10:25Dustin Keys 36 yd Field GoalDrive: 9 plays, 61 yds, 4:352110
TD06:54Darren Evans 19 yd Rush (Dustin Keys Kick)Drive: 3 plays, 33 yds, 1:102810
TD00:04 Roy Helu Jr. 12 yd Rush ( Alex Henery Kick)Drive: 12 plays, 75 yds, 6:402817
Fourth QuarterVTNU
TD07:52 Nate Swift 88 yd Punt Return ( Joe Ganz Pass Failed)2823
TD02:28Tyrod Taylor 2 yd Rush (Dustin Keys Kick)Drive: 11 plays, 80 yds, 5:243523
TD01:32 Todd Peterson 17 yd Pass From Joe Ganz ( Alex Henery Kick)Drive: 4 plays, 80 yds, 0:563530

Team Stats

VT NU
FIRST DOWNS 21 14
  Rushing 12 3
  Passing 7 10
  Penalty 2 1
NET YARDS RUSHING 206 55
  Rushing Attempts 55 25
  Average Per Rush 3.7 2.2
  Rushing Touchdowns 3 1
  Yards Gained Rushing 224 79
  Yards Lost Rushing 18 24
NET YARDS PASSING 171 278
  Completions-Attempts-Int 9-15-0 17-26-1
  Average Per Attempt 11.4 10.7
  Average Per Completion 19.0 16.4
  Passing Touchdowns 0 2
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS 377 333
  Total offense plays 70 51
  Average Gain Per Play 5.4 6.5
Fumbles: Number-Lost 0-0 3-1
Penalties: Number-Yards 4-30 7-69
PUNTS-YARDS 5-173 5-147
  Average Yards Per Punt 34.6 29.4
  Net Yards Per Punt 17.8 16.8
  Inside 20 3 1
  50+ Yards 0 0
  Touchbacks 0 0
  Fair catch 0 1
VT NU
KICKOFFS-YARDS 8-496 6-388
  Average Yards Per Kickoff 62.0 64.7
  Net Yards Per Kickoff 41.1 42.3
  Touchbacks 1 2
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD 3-63-0 2-84-1
  Average Per Return 21.0 42.0
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 4-94-0 7-147-0
  Average Per Return 23.5 21.0
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD 1-15-0 0-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD 1-8-0 0-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards 0 0
Possession Time 34:44 25:16
  1st Quarter 09:17 05:43
  2nd Quarter 08:05 06:55
  3rd Quarter 05:49 09:11
  4th Quarter 11:33 03:27
Third-Down Conversions 7 of 17 2 of 11
Fourth-Down Conversions 0 of 0 1 of 1
Red-Zone Scores-Chances 6-6 2-2
  Touchdowns 3-6 2-2
  Field Goals 3-3 0-0
Sacks By: Number-Yards 2-11 2-4
PAT Kicks 3-3 3-3
Field Goals 4-4 1-1

Individual Stats

Virginia Tech Rushing
Tyrod Taylor 15914871305.8
Darren Evans 21753722193.4
Kenny Lewis 17588500122.9
Danny Coale 101-100-1.0
Team 102-200-2.0
Total55224182063303.7
Nebraska Rushing
Roy Helu Jr.4210211125.3
Joe Ganz8291118082.3
Marlon Lucky821417052.1
Q. Castille3808042.7
TEAM 103-300-3.0
Niles Paul106-600-6.0
Total257924551122.2
Virginia Tech Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Tyrod Taylor 9-15-01710402
Total9-15-01710402
Nebraska Passing
Cmp-Att-Int
Joe Ganz17-26-12782462
Total17-26-12782462
Virginia Tech Receiving
Jarrett Boykin 258034
Andre Smith 254040
Greg Boone 233017
Danny Coale 21408
Dyrell Roberts 112012
Total9171040
Nebraska Receiving
Todd Peterson460125
Marlon Lucky338029
Nate Swift358046
Mike McNeill366132
Dreu Young110010
Niles Paul121021
Menelik Holt120020
C. Gilleylen1505
Total17278246
Virginia Tech Punting
Brent Bowden 517334.64730
Total517334.64730
Nebraska Punting
Dan Titchener414736.84110
TEAM 100.0000
Total514729.44110
Virginia Tech All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Victor Harris 249281161611515
Stephan Virgil 1140000000
Kenny Lewis 00026041000
Davon Morgan 00011818000
Total363284944111515
Nebraska All Returns
  Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
Niles Paul1-40612128000
C. Gilleylen00012626000
Nate Swift18888000000
Total28488714728000
Virginia Tech All Purpose
Kenny Lewis 5006000110
Tyrod Taylor 87000087
Victor Harris 0016491580
Darren Evans 72000072
Jarrett Boykin 05800058
Andre Smith 05400054
Greg Boone 03300033
Davon Morgan 00180018
Stephan Virgil 00014014
Danny Coale -11400013
Dyrell Roberts 01200012
Team -20000-2
Total206171946315549
Nebraska All Purpose
Nate Swift0580880146
Niles Paul-621121-40132
Mike McNeill06600066
Todd Peterson06000060
Marlon Lucky173800055
C. Gilleylen05260031
Roy Helu Jr.21000021
Menelik Holt02000020
Joe Ganz18000018
Dreu Young01000010
Q. Castille800008
TEAM -30000-3
Total55278147840564
Virginia Tech Field Goal Attempts
Dustin Keys 214:5119Good
Dustin Keys 207:1038Good
Dustin Keys 201:1527Good
Dustin Keys 310:2536Good
Nebraska Field Goal Attempts
Alex Henery210:4548Good
Virginia Tech Kickoffs
Justin Myer 84961062.0
Total84961062.0
Nebraska Kickoffs
Adi Kunalic53362067.2
Dan Titchener1520052.0
Total63882064.7
Virginia Tech Fumbles
None
Nebraska Fumbles
Niles Paul20
Todd Peterson11

Drive Summary

Virginia Tech Drive Summary
Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed
Qtr Spot Obtained Spot How Lost Pl-Yds
1NU4912:27PUNTNU3810:05PUNT5-112:22
1VT4408:30KOVT4206:50PUNT3--21:40
1NU0506:38INTNU0005:22TD3-51:16
1VT4403:43KONU0214:51FG10-543:52
2VT2510:40KONU2107:10FG9-543:30
2VT2405:36PUNTNU1001:15FG9-664:21
3VT2015:00KONU1910:25FG9-614:35
3NU3308:04PUNTNU0006:54TD3-331:10
3VT2300:00KOVT2413:33PUNT3-11:27
4VT1411:22PUNTVT4107:52PUNT5-273:30
4VT2007:52KONU0002:28TD11-805:24
4NU4301:31KONU4000:25PUNT3-31:06
4NU4800:05FUMBVT5000:00HALF1--20:05
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession09:1708:0505:4911:3317:2217:2234:44
Third Down Conversions1/33/61/22/64/93/87/17
Fourth Down Conversions0/00/00/00/00/00/00/0
Nebraska Drive Summary
Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed
Qtr Spot Obtained Spot How Lost Pl-Yds
1NU3215:00KONU3612:27PUNT3-42:33
1NU0610:05PUNTNU1408:35SAF3-81:30
1NU1106:50PUNTNU1106:38INT1-00:12
1NU3205:08KOVT0003:54TD3-681:14
2NU2414:41KOVT3110:45FG9-453:56
2NU3907:03KONU3805:36PUNT3--11:27
2NU2601:08KONU2500:00HALF6--11:08
3NU2310:19KONU1308:04PUNT3--102:15
3NU2506:44KOVT0000:04TD12-756:40
4VT4513:33PUNTVT4111:22PUNT3-42:11
4VT0007:52PUNTVT0007:52TD0-00:00
4NU2002:28KOVT0001:32TD4-800:56
4NU1000:25PUNTVT4400:05FUMB2-460:20
Quarter Half Total
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
Time of possession05:4306:5509:1103:2712:3812:3825:16
Third Down Conversions0/21/51/30/11/71/42/11
Fourth Down Conversions0/00/01/10/00/01/11/1

Defense

Virginia Tech Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
Purnell Sturdivant 257--------
Jason Worilds 4372.5/60.5/1-----1
Victor Harris 4261.0/6---1-15---
Stephan Virgil 5-5--1---1-
Kam Chancellor 134--------
Orion Martin 2241.5/101.5/10---1-1
Cam Martin 123-----1--
Brett Warren 213--------
Jonas Houseright -22--------
Davon Morgan 112--------
Jacob Sykes 2-2--------
Matt Reidy 112--------
Cordarrow Thompson -11-------1
Demetrius Taylor 1-1-------1
Dorian Porch -11---1-8----
John Graves -11-----1-2
Justin Myer -11--------
Cody Grimm 1-1-------1
Jake Johnson 1-1--------
Lorenzo Williams 1-1--------
Team --0--------
Nekos Brown --0-------1
Total2926555.0/222.0/1111-81-15318
Nebraska Defense
Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
Cody Glenn21214-------1
P. Dillard2911--------
Pierre Allen3691.0/21.0/2------
Matt O'Hanlon3581.0/2-------
A. Murillo5271.0/1----1--
Larry Asante336--------
Ty Steinkuhler1560.5/10.5/1------
Ndamukong Suh3361.0/1-------
Zach Potter1562.0/20.5/1------
Major Culbert134--------
R. Thenarse1231.5/2-------
Blake Lawrence-22--------
Tyler Wortman-22--------
Eric Hagg1121.0/5-------
P. Amukamara-22--------
Mason Wald-11--------
Lydon Murtha1-1--------
C. Sievers-11--------
Wes Cammack1-1--------
Q. Castille-11--------
Anthony West1-1--------
Lance Thorell-11--------
Total2966959.0/162.0/4--11

Play-By-Play

1st Quarter
VT won toss and deferred. NU will receive and defend S. goal.
VT ball on VT30, Myer,J kickoff 66 yards to the NU4, Paul, Niles return 28 yards to the NU32 (Sykes,J).
NEBRASKA drive start at 15:00.
1 and 10 at NU32Ganz, Joe pass complete to Swift, Nate for 3 yards to the NU35 (Sturdivant,P;Worilds,J).
2 and 7 at NU35Castille, Q. rush over left guard for 4 yards to the NU39 (Worilds,J).
3 and 3 at NU39Ganz, Joe rush up middle for 2 yards to the NU41 (Thompson,C;Martin,C).
4 and 1 at NU41PENALTY NU delay of game 5 yards to the NU36.
4 and 6 at NU36Titchener, Dan punt 41 yards to the VT23, Harris,V return 28 yards to the NU49 (Asante, Larry).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 4 yards, TOP 2:33
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 12:27.
1 and 10 at NU49Lewis,K rush up middle for 6 yards to the NU43 (Glenn, Cody;Wortman, Tyler).
2 and 4 at NU43Lewis,K rush over right tackle for 5 yards to the NU38, 1ST DOWN VT (Allen, Pierre).
1 and 10 at NU38Lewis,K rush up middle for 2 yards to the NU36 (Dillard, P.;Potter, Zach).
2 and 8 at NU36Taylor,T pass incomplete to Roberts,D.
3 and 8 at NU36Taylor,T sacked for loss of 2 yards to the NU38 (Allen, Pierre).
4 and 10 at NU38Bowden,B punt 32 yards to the NU6, downed.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 11 yards, TOP 2:22
NEBRASKA drive start at 10:05.
1 and 10 at NU06Lucky, Marlon rush over left guard for 4 yards to the NU10 (Sturdivant,P;Morgan,D).
2 and 6 at NU10Lucky, Marlon rush up middle for 4 yards to the NU14 (Martin,O;Chancellor,K).
3 and 2 at NU14Ganz, Joe pass incomplete to Young, Dreu (Graves,J).
4 and 2 at NU14TEAM punt BLOCKED, recovered by NU TEAM at NU0, Team safety, clock 08:35 (blocked by Virgil,S).
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Titchener, Dan kickoff 52 yards to the VT28, Harris,V return 16 yards to the VT44 (Glenn, Cody;Thorell, Lance).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 8 yards, TOP 1:30
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 08:30.
1 and 10 at VT44Taylor,T pass incomplete to Roberts,D (Murillo, A.).
2 and 10 at VT44Lewis,K rush over left guard for no gain to the VT44 (Suh, Ndamukong).
3 and 10 at VT44Taylor,T sacked for loss of 2 yards to the VT42 (Steinkuhler, Ty;Potter, Zach).
4 and 12 at VT42Bowden,B punt 43 yards to the NU15, Paul, Niles return -4 yards to the NU11, fumble by Paul, Niles recovered by NU Murillo, A. at NU11.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -2 yards, TOP 1:40
NEBRASKA drive start at 06:50.
1 and 10 at NU11Ganz, Joe pass intercepted by Harris,V at the NU20, Harris,V return 15 yards to the NU5 (Murtha, Lydon).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 0 yards, TOP 0:12
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 06:38.
1 and Goal at NU05Evans,D rush over right tackle for 3 yards to the NU2 (Glenn, Cody;Dillard, P.).
2 and Goal at NU02Evans,D rush over left guard for 1 yard to the NU1 (Steinkuhler, Ty;Potter, Zach).
3 and Goal at NU01Evans,D rush over right end for 1 yard to the NU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 05:22.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Keys,D kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
1 and Goal at VT30Myer,J kickoff 63 yards to the NU7, Paul, Niles return to the NU24 (Odom,Q;Grimm,C), PENALTY VT offside defense 5 yards to the VT25, NO PLAY.
Myer,J kickoff 69 yards to the NU6, Gilleylen, C. return 26 yards to the NU32 (Reidy,M).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 5 yards, TOP 1:16
NEBRASKA drive start at 05:08.
1 and 10 at NU32Ganz, Joe pass complete to McNeill, Mike for 27 yards to the VT41, 1ST DOWN NU (Chancellor,K).
1 and 10 at VT41Helu Jr., Roy rush up middle for 9 yards to the VT32 (Virgil,S).
2 and 1 at VT32Ganz, Joe pass complete to McNeill, Mike for 32 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN NU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 03:54.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Henery, Alex kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Kunalic, Adi kickoff 67 yards to the VT3, Lewis,K return 41 yards to the VT44 (Cammack, Wes).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 68 yards, TOP 1:14
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 03:43.
1 and 10 at VT44PENALTY VT false start (Smith,A) 5 yards to the VT39.
1 and 15 at VT39Taylor,T pass complete to Coale,D for 6 yards to the VT45 (O'Hanlon, Matt).
2 and 9 at VT45Taylor,T pass complete to Coale,D for 8 yards to the NU47 (O'Hanlon, Matt;Glenn, Cody).
3 and 1 at NU47Lewis,K rush over right tackle for 4 yards to the NU43, 1ST DOWN VT (Murillo, A.).
1 and 10 at NU43Taylor,T pass incomplete to Jefferson,K.
2 and 10 at NU43Taylor,T rush up middle for no gain to the NU43.
3 and 10 at NU43Taylor,T pass complete to Smith,A for 40 yards to the NU3, 1ST DOWN VT (Murillo, A.).
1 and Goal at NU03Taylor,T rush over right end for no gain to the NU3, out-of-bounds (Glenn, Cody).
Timeout Nebraska, clock 00:40.
2 and Goal at NU03Evans,D rush over right tackle for 1 yard to the NU2 (Glenn, Cody;Asante, Larry).
1st Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech909:1721031-30-013-193-6-0-542-10
Nebraska705:4302020-20-05-233-5-1-621-5
2nd Quarter
Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
3 and Goal at NU02Taylor,T pass incomplete to Boone,G.
4 and Goal at NU02Keys,D field goal attempt from 19 GOOD, clock 14:51.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Myer,J kickoff 53 yards to the NU17, Paul, Niles return 7 yards to the NU24 (Williams,L).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 10 plays, 54 yards, TOP 3:52
NEBRASKA drive start at 14:41.
1 and 10 at NU24Ganz, Joe pass complete to Gilleylen, C. for 5 yards to the NU29 (Virgil,S).
2 and 5 at NU29Ganz, Joe pass complete to Lucky, Marlon for 10 yards to the NU39, 1ST DOWN NU (Morgan,D).
1 and 10 at NU39Paul, Niles rush over right end for loss of 6 yards to the NU33, fumble by Paul, Niles recovered by NU Paul, Niles at NU33 (Harris,V), PENALTY NU holding declined.
2 and 16 at NU33Ganz, Joe rush over left end for 6 yards to the NU39 (Warren,Br).
3 and 10 at NU39Ganz, Joe pass complete to Lucky, Marlon for 29 yards to the VT32, 1ST DOWN NU, out-of-bounds.
1 and 10 at VT32Lucky, Marlon rush over right end for 1 yard to the VT31 (Sturdivant,P).
2 and 9 at VT31Ganz, Joe pass incomplete to Teafatiller, H., QB hurry by Martin,O.
3 and 9 at VT31Ganz, Joe pass incomplete to McNeill, Mike (Martin,C).
4 and 9 at VT31Henery, Alex field goal attempt from 48 GOOD, clock 10:45.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Kunalic, Adi kickoff 63 yards to the VT7, Morgan,D return 18 yards to the VT25.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 9 plays, 45 yards, TOP 3:56
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 10:40.
1 and 10 at VT25Taylor,T pass complete to Smith,A for 14 yards to the VT39, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and 10 at VT39Lewis,K rush over left end for 9 yards to the VT48 (Asante, Larry;Dillard, P.).
2 and 1 at VT48Evans,D rush up middle for 5 yards to the NU47, 1ST DOWN VT (Potter, Zach;Asante, Larry).
1 and 10 at NU47Lewis,K rush up middle for 12 yards to the NU35, 1ST DOWN VT (Asante, Larry).
1 and 10 at NU35Lewis,K rush over left end for 12 yards to the NU23, 1ST DOWN VT (Glenn, Cody;Amukamara, P.).
1 and 10 at NU23Lewis,K rush over left guard for no gain to the NU23 (Suh, Ndamukong).
2 and 10 at NU23Evans,D rush over left end for 1 yard to the NU22 (Lawrence, Blake;Dillard, P.).
3 and 9 at NU22Taylor,T rush over right end for 1 yard to the NU21, out-of-bounds (Dillard, P.).
4 and 8 at NU21Keys,D field goal attempt from 38 GOOD, clock 07:10.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Myer,J kickoff 56 yards to the NU14, Paul, Niles return 25 yards to the NU39 (Sykes,J).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 9 plays, 54 yards, TOP 3:30
NEBRASKA drive start at 07:03.
1 and 10 at NU39Helu Jr., Roy rush over left end for no gain to the NU39 (Worilds,J).
2 and 10 at NU39Ganz, Joe rush over right end for 4 yards to the NU43, out-of-bounds.
3 and 6 at NU43Ganz, Joe pass incomplete to Swift, Nate, PENALTY NU illegal forward pass (Ganz, Joe) 5 yards to the NU38.
4th and 11.
4 and 11 at NU38Titchener, Dan punt 38 yards to the VT24, fair catch by Harris,V.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -1 yards, TOP 1:27
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 05:36.
1 and 10 at VT24Taylor,T pass complete to Boykin,J for 34 yards to the NU42, 1ST DOWN VT (Asante, Larry).
1 and 10 at NU42Evans,D rush up middle for 1 yard to the NU41 (Lawrence, Blake;Allen, Pierre).
2 and 9 at NU41Taylor,T rush over right end for 8 yards to the NU33, out-of-bounds.
3 and 1 at NU33Evans,D rush up middle for 2 yards to the NU31, 1ST DOWN VT (O'Hanlon, Matt;Allen, Pierre).
1 and 10 at NU31Taylor,T pass complete to Boykin,J for 24 yards to the NU7, 1ST DOWN VT, out-of-bounds (Dillard, P.).
1 and Goal at NU07Evans,D rush up middle for 2 yards to the NU5 (Glenn, Cody), PENALTY VT illegal formation 5 yards to the NU12, NO PLAY.
1 and Goal at NU12Evans,D rush up middle for 4 yards to the NU8 (West, Anthony).
Timeout Nebraska, clock 02:15.
2 and Goal at NU08Lewis,K rush up middle for loss of 1 yard to the NU9 (Thenarse, R.).
3 and Goal at NU09Coale,D rush over left end for loss of 1 yard to the NU10 (Thenarse, R.;Potter, Zach).
Timeout Nebraska, clock 01:20.
4 and Goal at NU10Keys,D field goal attempt from 27 GOOD, clock 01:15.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Myer,J kickoff 62 yards to the NU8, Paul, Niles return 18 yards to the NU26 (Houseright,J;Reidy,M).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 9 plays, 66 yards, TOP 4:21
NEBRASKA drive start at 01:08.
1 and 10 at NU26Ganz, Joe pass complete to Lucky, Marlon for loss of 1 yard to the NU25 (Worilds,J).
Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 01:03.
2 and 11 at NU25Ganz, Joe pass incomplete to Lucky, Marlon.
3 and 11 at NU25Ganz, Joe pass incomplete to Lucky, Marlon (Martin,O).
Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 00:53.
4 and 11 at NU25Titchener, Dan punt 53 yards to the VT22, Harris,V return to the VT22, PENALTY VT personal foul (Virgil,S) 15 yards to the NU40, 1ST DOWN NU, NO PLAY.
1 and 10 at NU40Ganz, Joe sacked for loss of 2 yards to the NU38 (Worilds,J;Martin,O).
2 and 12 at NU38Ganz, Joe pass incomplete to Holt, Menelik (Porch,D), PENALTY NU holding (Hickman, Jacob) 10 yards to the NU28, NO PLAY.
2 and 22 at NU28Ganz, Joe pass incomplete to Peterson, Todd.
3 and 22 at NU28TEAM rush for loss of 3 yards to the NU25.
End of half, clock 00:00.
2nd Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech908:0543073-60-013-533-4-0-722-20
Nebraska306:5502131-50-07-04-10-0-432-15
3rd Quarter
Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, NU ball on NU30, Kunalic, Adi kickoff 70 yards to the VT0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, -1 yards, TOP 1:08
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 15:00.
1 and 10 at VT20Taylor,T pass complete to Boone,G for 17 yards to the VT37, 1ST DOWN VT (Amukamara, P.;Culbert, Major).
1 and 10 at VT37Lewis,K rush over right end for 4 yards to the VT41 (Dillard, P.;Culbert, Major).
2 and 6 at VT41Lewis,K rush up middle for loss of 1 yard to the VT40 (Potter, Zach).
3 and 7 at VT40Taylor,T pass complete to Boone,G for 16 yards to the NU44, 1ST DOWN VT (Culbert, Major).
1 and 10 at NU44Taylor,T rush over right end for 30 yards to the NU14, 1ST DOWN VT, out-of-bounds (O'Hanlon, Matt).
1 and 10 at NU14Lewis,K rush over right end for loss of 1 yard to the NU15 (Murillo, A.).
2 and 11 at NU15Lewis,K rush up middle for loss of 5 yards to the NU20 (Hagg, Eric).
3 and 16 at NU20Taylor,T rush over right end for 1 yard to the NU19 (Hagg, Eric;O'Hanlon, Matt).
4 and 15 at NU19Keys,D field goal attempt from 36 GOOD, clock 10:25.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Myer,J kickoff 67 yards to the NU3, Paul, Niles return 20 yards to the NU23 (Johnson,J).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 9 plays, 61 yards, TOP 4:35
NEBRASKA drive start at 10:19.
1 and 10 at NU23Lucky, Marlon rush over left guard for 3 yards to the NU26 (Harris,V;Martin,C).
2 and 7 at NU26Lucky, Marlon rush over left guard for loss of 4 yards to the NU22 (Worilds,J).
3 and 11 at NU22Ganz, Joe sacked for loss of 9 yards to the NU13 (Martin,O).
4 and 20 at NU13Titchener, Dan punt 41 yards to the VT46, Harris,V return 21 yards to the NU33 (Dillard, P.;Thenarse, R.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -10 yards, TOP 2:15
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 08:04.
1 and 10 at NU33Evans,D rush over right tackle for 5 yards to the NU28 (Wortman, Tyler;Sievers, C.).
2 and 5 at NU28Evans,D rush up middle for 9 yards to the NU19, 1ST DOWN VT (Glenn, Cody;O'Hanlon, Matt).
1 and 10 at NU19Evans,D rush over right end for 19 yards to the NU0, 1ST DOWN VT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 06:54.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Keys,D kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Myer,J kickoff 68 yards to the NU2, Paul, Niles return 23 yards to the NU25 (Houseright,J;Myer,J).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 33 yards, TOP 1:10
NEBRASKA drive start at 06:44.
1 and 10 at NU25Ganz, Joe pass complete to McNeill, Mike for 7 yards to the NU32 (Warren,Br).
2 and 3 at NU32Ganz, Joe pass complete to Peterson, Todd for 4 yards to the NU36, 1ST DOWN NU (Chancellor,K;Warren,Br).
1 and 10 at NU36Ganz, Joe pass complete to Young, Dreu for 10 yards to the NU46, 1ST DOWN NU (Virgil,S).
1 and 10 at NU46Lucky, Marlon rush over right tackle for 3 yards to the NU49 (Martin,O).
2 and 7 at NU49Lucky, Marlon rush up middle for 5 yards to the VT46 (Sturdivant,P;Graves,J).
3 and 2 at VT46Lucky, Marlon rush up middle for 1 yard to the VT45 (Sturdivant,P).
4 and 1 at VT45Castille, Q. rush up middle for 1 yard to the VT44, 1ST DOWN NU (Sturdivant,P;Chancellor,K).
1 and 10 at VT44Castille, Q. rush over right tackle for 3 yards to the VT41 (Sturdivant,P;Harris,V).
2 and 7 at VT41Ganz, Joe rush up middle for 1 yard to the VT40 (Taylor,D).
Timeout Nebraska, clock 01:16.
3 and 6 at VT40Ganz, Joe rush over left end for 8 yards to the VT32, 1ST DOWN NU, out-of-bounds (Martin,C).
1 and 10 at VT32Ganz, Joe pass complete to Holt, Menelik for 20 yards to the VT12, 1ST DOWN NU (Harris,V).
1 and 10 at VT12Helu Jr., Roy rush over right end for 12 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN NU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 00:04.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Henery, Alex kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Kunalic, Adi kickoff 66 yards to the VT4, Lewis,K return 19 yards to the VT23 (Wald, Mason;Castille, Q.).
DRIVE SUMMARY: 12 plays, 75 yards, TOP 6:40
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 00:00.
3rd Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech1005:4932051-20-09-612-2-0-330-0
Nebraska709:1133061-31-111-244-4-0-410-0
4th Quarter
Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
1 and 10 at VT23Lewis,K rush over left tackle for no gain to the VT23 (Glenn, Cody).
2 and 10 at VT23Taylor,T pass incomplete to Roberts,D.
3 and 10 at VT23Taylor,T rush over right end for 1 yard to the VT24 (Steinkuhler, Ty).
4 and 9 at VT24Bowden,B punt 21 yards to the VT45, out-of-bounds.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 1 yards, TOP 1:27
NEBRASKA drive start at 13:33.
1 and 10 at VT45Helu Jr., Roy rush up middle for no gain to the VT45 (Porch,D;Worilds,J).
2 and 10 at VT45Ganz, Joe rush over right end for no gain to the VT45, out-of-bounds, PENALTY NU holding 10 yards to the NU45, NO PLAY.
2 and 20 at NU45Ganz, Joe pass complete to Peterson, Todd for 14 yards to the VT41 (Virgil,S).
3 and 6 at VT41Ganz, Joe pass incomplete to Holt, Menelik.
4 and 6 at VT41Titchener, Dan punt 27 yards to the VT14, out-of-bounds.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 4 yards, TOP 2:11
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 11:22.
1 and 10 at VT14Evans,D rush over right tackle for loss of 1 yard to the VT13 (Suh, Ndamukong).
2 and 11 at VT13Taylor,T rush over right end for 20 yards to the VT33, 1ST DOWN VT (Murillo, A.).
1 and 10 at VT33Taylor,T rush up middle for 4 yards to the VT37 (Suh, Ndamukong;Allen, Pierre).
2 and 6 at VT37Lewis,K rush up middle for 3 yards to the VT40 (Steinkuhler, Ty;Glenn, Cody).
3 and 3 at VT40Lewis,K rush over right tackle for 1 yard to the VT41 (Glenn, Cody;Suh, Ndamukong).
4 and 2 at VT41Bowden,B punt 47 yards to the NU12, Swift, Nate return 88 yards to the VT0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 07:52.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 27 yards, TOP 3:30
Ganz, Joe pass attempt failed.
Kunalic, Adi kickoff 70 yards to the VT0, touchback.
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 07:52.
1 and 10 at VT20Taylor,T pass incomplete to Roberts,D, QB hurry by Glenn, Cody.
2 and 10 at VT20Taylor,T rush over left end for 18 yards to the VT38, 1ST DOWN VT, out-of-bounds.
1 and 10 at VT38Evans,D rush up middle for 3 yards to the VT41 (Steinkuhler, Ty;Allen, Pierre).
2 and 7 at VT41Taylor,T rush over left end for 4 yards to the VT45 (O'Hanlon, Matt;Allen, Pierre).
3 and 3 at VT45Taylor,T pass complete to Roberts,D for 12 yards to the NU43, 1ST DOWN VT (Dillard, P.;Murillo, A.).
1 and 10 at NU43Evans,D rush over left tackle for 1 yard to the NU42 (Steinkuhler, Ty;Suh, Ndamukong).
2 and 9 at NU42Evans,D rush up middle for 5 yards to the NU37 (Allen, Pierre;Dillard, P.).
Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 04:13.
3 and 4 at NU37Taylor,T rush over right end for 2 yards to the NU35 (Allen, Pierre), PENALTY NU personal foul (Suh, Ndamukong) 15 yards to the NU20, 1ST DOWN VT.
1st and 10.
1 and 10 at NU20PENALTY NU unsportsmanlike conduct 9 yards to the NU11, 1ST DOWN VT.
1 and 10 at NU11Evans,D rush over right tackle for 6 yards to the NU5 (Murillo, A.;Glenn, Cody).
2 and 4 at NU05Evans,D rush over right end for 3 yards to the NU2 (Murillo, A.).
3 and 1 at NU02Taylor,T rush for 2 yards to the NU0, 1ST DOWN VT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 02:28.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Keys,D kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
PENALTY NU personal foul (Suh, Ndamukong) 15 yards to the VT45, Myer,J kickoff 55 yards to the NU0, touchback.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 11 plays, 80 yards, TOP 5:24
NEBRASKA drive start at 02:28.
1 and 10 at NU20Ganz, Joe pass complete to Swift, Nate for 9 yards to the NU29 (Harris,V).
2 and 1 at NU29Ganz, Joe pass complete to Swift, Nate for 46 yards to the VT25, 1ST DOWN NU (Grimm,C).
1 and 10 at VT25Ganz, Joe rush over right end for 8 yards to the VT17 (Harris,V).
2 and 2 at VT17Ganz, Joe pass complete to Peterson, Todd for 17 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN NU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:32.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Henery, Alex kick attempt good.
Virginia Tech: - Nebraska:
Henery, Alex kickoff 13 yards to the NU43, on-side kick, recovered by VT on NU43.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 80 yards, TOP 0:56
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 01:31.
1 and 10 at NU43Evans,D rush over right tackle for 3 yards to the NU40 (Glenn, Cody;Culbert, Major).
2 and 7 at NU40Evans,D rush over right tackle for 2 yards to the NU38 (Glenn, Cody;Dillard, P.).
Timeout Nebraska, clock 00:43.
3 and 5 at NU38Evans,D rush over left end for loss of 2 yards to the NU40 (O'Hanlon, Matt).
Timeout Nebraska, clock 00:38.
4 and 7 at NU40Bowden,B punt 30 yards to the NU10, downed.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 3 yards, TOP 1:06
NEBRASKA drive start at 00:25.
1 and 10 at NU10Ganz, Joe pass complete to Paul, Niles for 21 yards to the NU31, 1ST DOWN NU.
1 and 10 at NU31Ganz, Joe pass complete to Peterson, Todd for 25 yards to the VT44, fumble forced by Virgil,S, fumble by Peterson, Todd recovered by VT Porch,D at VT44, Porch,D for 8 yards to the NU48.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 2 plays, 46 yards, TOP 0:20
VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 00:05, VT ball on NU48.
1 and 10 at NU48Team rush for loss of 2 yards to the 50 yardline.
End of game, clock 00:00.
DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, -2 yards, TOP 0:05
4th Quarter Stats
Time1st DownsConversions
Quarter SummaryScorePossRPXT3rd4thRushingPassingPenalties
Virginia Tech711:3331262-60-020-731-3-0-120-0
Nebraska1303:2703030-10-02-86-7-0-1324-49

Participation

Virginia Tech - Starters
PosNo.Offense
QB5Tyrod Taylor
TE8Greg Boone
FL11Dyrell Roberts
SE19Danny Coale
TB20Kenny Lewis
C58Ryan Shuman
RT62Blake DeChristopher
LG67Nick Marshman
RG70Sergio Render
LT77Ed Wang
TE88Andre Smith
PosNo.Defense
CB1Victor Harris
S2Davon Morgan
DE6Jason Worilds
FS17Kam Chancellor
CB22Stephan Virgil
LB33Brett Warren
LB41Cam Martin
LB45Purnell Sturdivant
DE90Orion Martin
DT91John Graves
DT95Cordarrow Thompson

Virginia Tech: 3-Ike Whitaker , 9-Cris Hill , 14-Lorenzo Williams , 15-Eddie Whitley , 18-Sam Wheeler , 21-Rashad Carmichael , 23-Matt Reidy , 24-Dorian Porch , 25-Josh Oglesby , 26-Cody Grimm , 27-Jahre Cheeseman , 29-Dustin Keys , 32-Darren Evans , 35-Dustin Pickle , 36-Jake Johnson , 37-Jacob Sykes , 38-Quillie Odom , 42-Kenny Jefferson , 44-Devin Perez , 47-Nekos Brown , 48-Justin Myer , 50-Collin Carroll , 56-Demetrius Taylor , 81-Jarrett Boykin , 82-Steven Friday , 86-Chris Drager , 87-Prince Parker , 89-Jonas Houseright , 94-Mark Muncey , 97-Brent Bowden .

Nebraska - Starters
PosNo.Offense
IB5 Marlon Lucky
QB12 Joe Ganz
WR17 Todd Peterson
WR18 Menelik Holt
TE44 Mike McNeill
LG61 Mike Huff
LT65 Mike Smith
C67 Jacob Hickman
RG70 Matt Slauson
RT76 Lydon Murtha
WR87 Nate Swift
PosNo.Defense
SS4 Larry Asante
LCB6 A. Murillo
CB21 P. Amukamara
FS33 Matt O'Hanlon
LB34 Cody Glenn
DT43 Ty Steinkuhler
LB52 P. Dillard
LB53 Tyler Wortman
NT93 Ndamukong Suh
DE95 Pierre Allen
DE98 Zach Potter

Nebraska: 2- Major Culbert, 3- R. Thenarse, 5A- Anthony West, 8D- T.J. O'Leary, 10- Roy Helu Jr., 11- C. Gilleylen, 15- A. Dennard, 19- Q. Castille, 20- Adi Kunalic, 22- Mason Wald, 23- Lance Thorell, 24- Niles Paul, 28- Eric Hagg, 30- Mike Hays, 35- Matt Holt, 36- Thomas Lawson, 37- Jake Wesch, 40- Blake Lawrence, 41- Thomas Grove, 49- Dreu Young, 68- Keith Williams, 72- J. Burkes, 78- Marcel Jones, 80- Ryan Hill, 82- Wes Cammack, 88- C. Sievers, 89- H. Teafatiller, 90- Alex Henery, 97- Dan Titchener.