#9 Penn State vs West Virginia
October 25, 1947 at Beaver Field, University Park, PA

Penn State
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals6935735322204.7
Fran Rogel1611701171 7.3
Clarence Gorinski12666601 5.0
Larry Joe8422400 5.0
Bobby Williams6350350 5.8
Wally Triplett64313300 5.0
Jeff Durkota2210210 10.5
Elwood Petchel, Sr7222200 2.9
Bob Weitzel710370 1.0
Dennie Hoggard11010 1.0
Bill Luther20000 0.0
Larry Cooney104-40 -4.0
Joe Colone105-50 -5.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals29763640101.4
Jim Walthall5333300 6.0
Pete Zinaich8223191 2.4
Rex Bumgardner46420 0.5
Vic Bonfili67700 0.0
Alva Richmond10000 0.0
Russ Combs3811-30 -1.0
Jim Devonshire104-40 -4.0
Tom Keane104-40 -4.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals37167100
Elwood Petchel, Sr251511  
Bobby Williams110160  
Wally Triplett01000  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals26026100
Russ Combs130251  
Tom Keane12010  
Jim Walthall01000  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals2511025.5
Wally Triplett1481 48.0
Sam Tamburo130 3.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals2261013.0
Bernie Huntz1251 25.0
Jim Walthall110 1.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals25326.50
Elwood Petchel, Sr25326.5 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals938542.80
Tom Keane729742.4 
Russ Combs28844.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals1012303440000
Elwood Petchel, Sr779       
Jeff Durkota16       
Joe Colone113       
Bobby Williams125       
Larry Joe   119    
Wally Triplett   118    
Fran Rogel   17    
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals0003270110
Russ Combs   19    
George Freese   10    
Jim Walthall   118    
Robert Thomas      11 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals32651441230544
Fran Rogel117 7  124
Elwood Petchel, Sr20  79 99
Wally Triplett304818  96
Clarence Gorinski60    60
Bobby Williams35  25 60
Larry Joe40 19  59
Jeff Durkota21  6 27
Joe Colone-5  13 8
Bob Weitzel7    7
Sam Tamburo 3   3
Dennie Hoggard1    1
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals48262701102
Jim Walthall30118  49
Bernie Huntz 25   25
Pete Zinaich19    19
Russ Combs-3 9  6
Rex Bumgardner2    2
Robert Thomas    11
 Penn StateWest Virginia
First Downs226
 Rushing194
 Passing10
 Penalty22
NET YARDS RUSHING34540
 Rushing Attempts6929
 Average Per Rush5.01.4
 Rushing Touchdowns21
 Yards Gained Rushing38076
 Yards Lost Rushing3536
NET YARDS PASSING6726
 Completions-Attempts-Int3-7-12-6-0
 Average Per Attempt9.64.3
 Average Per Completion22.313.0
 Passing Touchdowns11
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS41266
 Total Offense Plays7635
 Average Gain Per Play5.41.9
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-21-1
Penalties: Number-Yards9-1223-33
PUNTS-YARDS2-539-385
 Average Yards Per Punt26.542.8
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD10-123-00-0-0
 Average Per Return12.30.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-44-03-27-0
 Average Per Return14.79.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD0-0-01-0-0
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--
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00000000
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West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00001100
 Robert Thomas          11  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 PSU - Fran Rogel 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Ed Czekaj Good)0-7
1 WVU - Pete Zinaich 4 yd rush TD (Kick by Richard Hoffman Good)7-7
1 WVU - Bernie Huntz 21 yd TD pass from Russ Combs (Kick by Richard Hoffman Good)14-7
2 PSU - Clarence Gorinski 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Ed Czekaj Good)14-14
3 PSU - Wally Triplett 48 yd TD pass from Elwood Petchel, Sr (Kick by Ed Czekaj Good)14-21
Attendance: 22,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Penn State777021
West Virginia1400014
Officials: Karl W. Bohren (Field Judge), Paul S. Templeton (Linesman), David H. Behrhorst (Referee), C. Lee Spillers (Umpire)
Penn State
PosOffense
LESam Tamburo
LTNeg Norton
LGJoe Drazenovich
CJohn Wolinsky
REJohn Potsklan
RGSteve Suhey
RTJohn Nolan
QBChuck Drazenovich
FBFran Rogel
LHLarry Joe
RHWally Triplett
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEClarence "Bud" Cox
LTEdmund Kulakowski
LGFred Stuvek
CLeo Benjamin
RGGene Corum
REChester Spelock
RTGene Remenar
QBTom Keane
FBPete Zinaich
LHRex Bumgardner
RHJim Devonshire
Jeff Durkota, Bobby Williams, Ray Ulinski, Robert Ross, Bill Kyle, Don Murray, Paul Kelly, Charles Beatty, Bill Luther, Dennie Hoggard, Clarence Gorinski, John Finley, Fred Bell, Larry Cooney, Elwood Petchel, Sr, Ed Czekaj, John Misiewicz, Joe Colone, Bob Weitzel
Vic Bonfili, Sid Metro, Frank Reno, John Pozega, Richard Pence, Alva Richmond, Robert Thomas, Kenneth Wilson, Bernie Huntz, Walt Malyk, Ralph Main, Richard Hoffman, Robert Bom, Charles Boyles, Russ Combs, George Freese, Ambrose Zubel, Jim Walthall, Fred Morecraft, Charles Harris, James Moran