Penn State vs West Virginia
October 28, 1944 at Beaver Field, University Park, PA

Penn State
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals5134129312306.1
John Chuckran2116031573 7.5
Albert Bellas8835780 9.8
Larry Cooney7425370 5.3
Floyd Lang8340340 4.3
Voll16060 6.0
Harry Muckle11010 1.0
Elwood Petchel, Sr51516-10 -0.2
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals391172295302.4
Jim Walthall17489390 2.3
Harold McKibben2330330 16.5
Emil Rader11286222 2.0
James Bowers52021 0.4
Leo Kesling467-10 -0.3
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals39393100
John Chuckran252691  
Elwood Petchel, Sr141240  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals7140112100
Jim Walthall61301031  
Emil Rader11090  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals3931031.0
Don Miltenberger1350 35.0
Robert Hicks1341 34.0
John Chuckran1240 24.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals71061015.1
Gene Crookshank3531 17.7
Leo Kesling2400 20.0
Jim Walthall190 9.0
Harold McKibben140 4.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals415238.00
Elwood Petchel, Sr415238.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals930634.00
Jim Walthall930634.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals111041060000
John Chuckran111 267    
Larry Cooney   118    
Albert Bellas   121    
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals433025803710
Jim Walthall333 258 133 
Emil Rader10       
Leo Kesling      138 
Harold McKibben      10 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals31393106110523
John Chuckran157246711 259
Albert Bellas78 21  99
Larry Cooney37 18  55
Don Miltenberger 35   35
Robert Hicks 34   34
Floyd Lang34    34
Voll6    6
Harry Muckle1    1
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals95106583371363
Jim Walthall399583333172
Leo Kesling-140  3877
Gene Crookshank 53   53
Harold McKibben334  037
Emil Rader22  0 22
James Bowers2    2
 Penn StateWest Virginia
First Downs198
 Rushing145
 Passing22
 Penalty31
NET YARDS RUSHING31295
 Rushing Attempts5139
 Average Per Rush6.12.4
 Rushing Touchdowns33
 Yards Gained Rushing341117
 Yards Lost Rushing2922
NET YARDS PASSING99112
 Completions-Attempts-Int3-10-37-14-0
 Average Per Attempt9.98.0
 Average Per Completion33.016.0
 Passing Touchdowns11
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS440207
 Total Offense Plays6153
 Average Gain Per Play7.23.9
Fumbles: Number-Lost2-14-1
Penalties: Number-Yards5-356-52
PUNTS-YARDS4-1529-306
 Average Yards Per Punt38.034.0
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-11-04-33-0
 Average Per Return11.08.3
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD4-106-02-58-0
 Average Per Return26.529.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD0-0-03-71-0
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--
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00000000
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West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000037100
60Leo Kesling          138  
89Jim Walthall          133  
63Harold McKibben          10  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 PSU - John Chuckran 2 yd rush TD0-6
1 PSU - Robert Hicks 34 yd TD pass from John Chuckran (Kick by Joe Drazenovich Good)0-13
2 WVU - Emil Rader 20 yd rush TD (Kick by Robert Haman Good)7-13
2 WVU - Gene Crookshank 42 yd TD pass from Jim Walthall (Kick by Robert Haman Good)14-13
2 WVU - Emil Rader 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Robert Haman Good)21-13
3 PSU - John Chuckran 39 yd rush TD (Kick by Dino Taccalozzi Good)21-20
4 WVU - James Bowers 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Robert Haman Good)28-20
4 PSU - John Chuckran 7 yd rush TD (Kick by Dino Taccalozzi Good)28-27
Attendance: 6,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Penn State1307727
West Virginia0210728
Officials: Joseph Gannon (Field Judge), John H. Coles (Head Linesman), John R. McPhee (Referee), Russell Goodwin (Umpire)
Penn State
PosOffense
LEStoken
LTHoward Caskey
LGJohn Simon
CBronco Kosanovich
RERobert Hicks
RGJames Matthews
RTNeg Norton
QBChuck Drazenovich
FBAlbert Bellas
RHLarry Cooney
LHJohn Chuckran
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEWalter Mott
LTWilliam Johnson
LGSummers Jarrett
CRussell Lopez
REGene Crookshank
RGJames Keadle
RTRobert Bom
QBHarold McKibben
FBEmil Rader
LHJim Walthall
RHLeo Kesling
Elwood Petchel, Sr, Dino Taccalozzi, Don Miltenberger, Robert McCoy, Carl Dimmerling, Harry Muckle, Bruce Allen, Spencer, Milson, Bob Rutkowski, Baker, Joe Drazenovich, Floyd Lang, Voll
18-Robert Haman, 32-Frederick Gerkins, 46-James Bowers, 50-Louis Birurakis, 58-Thomas Williams, 67-Clinton Allman, 84-Harold Kemp, 86-Clifford Cooper