Michigan State vs West Virginia
November 23, 1940 at Macklin Field, East Lansing, MI

Michigan State
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals4625628228205.0
Wyman Davis23159181411 6.1
Jack Amon7300300 4.3
Ed Ripmaster6312291 4.8
Walter Ball5327250 5.0
William Kennedy14040 4.0
Walter Pawlowski10000 0.0
Robert McNeil10000 0.0
Dick Kieppe201-10 -0.5
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals4515226126002.8
Glennis Ellis12611600 5.0
Dick McElwee9410410 4.6
John Carliss6230230 3.8
Kenny Fryer38080 2.7
Bill Gardner511650 1.0
Robert Mellace10000 0.0
Don McCann9819-110 -1.2
PassingAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals200000
Ed Ripmaster2000  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals212322000
Kenny Fryer120200  
Allan "Ike" Martin13120  
Charley Seabright04000  
John Carliss01000  
Glennis Ellis01100  
Dick McElwee01100  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals00000.0
No results found.
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals2220011.0
Howard Lewellen1200 20.0
Robert Mellace120 2.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals619833.00
Walter Ball619833.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals619833.00
Charley Seabright311137.0 
Kenny Fryer26030.0 
Dick McElwee12727.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals12701200370
Wyman Davis127    10 
Jack Amon   120    
Ed Ripmaster      17 
TEAM      10 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals33203750000
Glennis Ellis220 134    
Dick McElwee112       
John Katchur   126    
Don McCann   115    
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals229020277283
Wyman Davis141  270168
Jack Amon30 20  50
Ed Ripmaster29   736
Walter Ball25    25
William Kennedy4    4
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals1262275320255
Glennis Ellis60 3420 114
Dick McElwee41  12 53
John Katchur  26  26
John Carliss23    23
Howard Lewellen 20   20
Kenny Fryer8    8
Bill Gardner5    5
Don McCann-11 15  4
Robert Mellace02   2
 Michigan StateWest Virginia
First Downs1111
 Rushing109
 Passing01
 Penalty11
NET YARDS RUSHING228126
 Rushing Attempts4645
 Average Per Rush5.02.8
 Rushing Touchdowns20
 Yards Gained Rushing256152
 Yards Lost Rushing2826
NET YARDS PASSING022
 Completions-Attempts-Int0-2-02-12-3
 Average Per Attempt0.01.8
 Average Per Completion0.011.0
 Passing Touchdowns00
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS228148
 Total Offense Plays4857
 Average Gain Per Play4.82.6
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-20-0
Penalties: Number-Yards5-484-50
PUNTS-YARDS6-2506-198
 Average Yards Per Punt41.733.0
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-27-03-32-0
 Average Per Return27.010.7
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-20-03-75-0
 Average Per Return20.025.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD3-7-00-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD0-0-02-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards  
Possession Time  
Third Down Conversions of of
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards--
Michigan State
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00003700
 Wyman Davis          10  
 Ed Ripmaster          17  
 TEAM          10  
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00000000
No results found.
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 MSU - Robert Sherman 24 yd FG0-3
3 MSU - Wyman Davis 39 yd rush TD (Kick by Robert Sherman Good)0-10
4 MSU - Ed Ripmaster 1 yd rush TD ( by Robert Sherman )0-17
Attendance: 10,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Michigan State307717
West Virginia00000
Officials: Forrest Strome (Field Judge), James Fleueal (Head Linesman), Richard Remington (Referee), Paul Goebel (Umpire)
Michigan State
PosOffense
LEWilliam Kennedy
LTFred Carter
LGPaul Griffeith
CWilliam Batchelor
REBruce Blackburn
RGEdward Abdo
RTFrank Karas
QBMiller
FBJack Amon
LHWyman Davis
RHWalter Ball
West Virginia
PosOffense
LERobert Mellace
LTCharles Harris
LGJohn Rockis
CSam Mandich
REJohn Shonk
RGVincent Cimino
RTWalt Pike
QBCharley Seabright
FBJohn Carliss
RHDon McCann
LHGlennis Ellis
Ed Ripmaster, Robert McNeil, Robert Sherman, Walter Pawlowski, Dick Kieppe, Donald Arnson, Charles Carey, Walter Kutchins, George Danciu, Daniel Morabito, Stanley McRae, Bob Friedlund, William Monroe, Jack Fenton, George Radulescu, Glenn Johnson, Wilford Davis, William Rupp, Paul Derrickson
16-Bob White, 18-Quentin Barnette, 19-Kenny Fryer, 25-Howard Lewellen, 32-Allan "Ike" Martin, 35-Dick McElwee, 36-John Katchur, 37-Joe Czajka, 39-Bill Gardner, 42-Pete Yost, 51-Victor Peelish, 53-Steven Narick, 55-Tom J. Gillooly, Jr., 63-Norman Laughlin, 68-George Sharp, 71-Vic A'Hearn, 89-Frank Kimble