Rutgers vs West Virginia
November 3, 1917 at Neilson Field, New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals532143211004.0
John Whitehill2610101010 3.9
William Gardner8350350 4.4
David Kelly6320320 5.3
Clifford Baker8280280 3.5
Thomas Gargan5183150 3.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals33821072102.2
Ira Errett Rodgers20487411 2.1
Howard Lentz7213180 2.6
Andrew V. King47070 1.8
Leonard Lewis26060 3.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals514192000
John Whitehill5111920  
Clifford Baker03000  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals38148000
Ira Errett Rodgers260260  
Andrew V. King121220  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals5940018.8
Paul Robeson2440 22.0
William Feitner1260 26.0
David Kelly2240 12.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals3480016.0
Howard Lentz1220 22.0
Leonard Lewis1200 20.0
Andrew V. King160 6.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals49523.80
John Whitehill49523.8 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals721731.00
Andrew V. King721731.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals10011601250
Clifford Baker10    125 
Herbert Redmond   116    
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals2002440100
Ira Errett Rodgers10 244 10 
Leonard Lewis10       
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals2119416025346
John Whitehill101    101
David Kelly3224   56
Clifford Baker28  02553
Paul Robeson 44   44
William Gardner35    35
William Feitner 26   26
Herbert Redmond  16  16
Thomas Gargan15    15
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals72484400164
Ira Errett Rodgers41 440085
Howard Lentz1822   40
Leonard Lewis620 0 26
Andrew V. King76   13
 RutgersWest Virginia
First Downs176
 Rushing134
 Passing42
 Penalty00
NET YARDS RUSHING21172
 Rushing Attempts5333
 Average Per Rush4.02.2
 Rushing Touchdowns11
 Yards Gained Rushing21482
 Yards Lost Rushing310
NET YARDS PASSING9248
 Completions-Attempts-Int5-14-13-8-1
 Average Per Attempt6.66.0
 Average Per Completion18.416.0
 Passing Touchdowns00
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS303120
 Total Offense Plays6741
 Average Gain Per Play4.52.9
Fumbles: Number-Lost1-01-1
Penalties: Number-Yards3-201-15
PUNTS-YARDS4-955-217
 Average Yards Per Punt23.843.4
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-0-02-0-0
 Average Per Return0.00.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-16-02-44-0
 Average Per Return16.022.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD1-25-01-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD0-0-00-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards  
Possession Time  
Third Down Conversions of of
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards--
Rutgers
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000012500
 Clifford Baker          125  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00001000
36Ira Errett Rodgers          10  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 RU - David Kelly 6 yd rush TD (Kick by Clifford Baker Good)0-7
3 WVU - Ira Errett Rodgers 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Ira Errett Rodgers Good)7-7
Attendance: 5,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Rutgers70007
West Virginia00707
Officials: Al Green (Field Judge), W.M. Holleback (Head Linesman), N.A. Tufts (Referee), Williams (Umpire)
Rutgers
PosOffense
LEPaul Robeson
LTWilliam Feitner
LGFrederick Rollins
CValentine Francke
RGAlfred Neuschafer
REJoseph Breckley
RTKenneth Rendall
QBClifford Baker
FBJohn Whitehill
RHWilliam Gardner
LHDavid Kelly
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEFred Mills
LTFrank Ice
LGRuss Meredith
CRuss Bailey
REJames Heavener
RGJohn B. McCue
RTJoseph V. Harrick
QBLeonard Lewis
FBIra Errett Rodgers
LHAndrew V. King
RHHoward Lentz
Herbert Redmond, Thomas Gargan
10-Harry Harris, 16-Paul "Monk" Hager, 34-Samuel Emsweller