#17 Pitt vs #16 West Virginia
September 26, 1953 at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, PA

Pitt
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals5117819159103.1
Robert Epps10402380 3.8
Rich McCabe8321310 3.9
Henry Ford7290290 4.1
Joseph Capp7200201 2.9
Gene Steratore7222200 2.9
Chester Rice5180180 3.6
Ray DiPasquale3150150 5.0
Rudy Mattioli22110 0.5
William Hoffman2013-130 -6.5
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals5928920269204.6
Joe Marconi1910401041 5.5
Jack Stone111017940 8.5
Bill Marker2250250 12.5
Tom Allman6151140 2.3
Bob Moss29090 4.5
Bill Jarrett28080 4.0
Bob Snider17070 7.0
Carl Norman46150 1.3
Fred Wyant7111011 0.1
Harry Sweeney32110 0.3
Danny Williams21010 0.5
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals113336000
Henry Ford182360  
Rudy Mattioli03000  
William Hoffman02100  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals15117000
Fred Wyant141170  
Bob Snider01000  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1360036.0
Ray DiPasquale1360 36.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1170017.0
Carl Norman1170 17.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals520340.60
William Schmitt416641.5 
Joseph Capp13737.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals414035.00
Jack Stone414035.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals342037201220
Rich McCabe342 119    
Henry Ford   127 122 
Chester Rice   126    
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals222023703220
Jack Stone114 122    
Joe Marconi18       
Bob Moss   115    
Tom Allman      15 
Charles Donaldson      13 
Joe Papetti      114 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals17236724222344
Rich McCabe31 1942 92
Henry Ford29 27 2278
Ray DiPasquale1536   51
Chester Rice18 26  44
Robert Epps38    38
Joseph Capp20    20
Gene Steratore20    20
Rudy Mattioli1    1
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals26917372222367
Jack Stone94 2214 130
Joe Marconi104  8 112
Bill Marker25    25
Bob Moss9 15  24
Carl Norman517   22
Tom Allman14   519
Joe Papetti    1414
Bill Jarrett8    8
Bob Snider7    7
Charles Donaldson    33
Danny Williams1    1
Fred Wyant1    1
Harry Sweeney1    1
 PittWest Virginia
First Downs1314
 Rushing1212
 Passing11
 Penalty01
NET YARDS RUSHING159269
 Rushing Attempts5159
 Average Per Rush3.14.6
 Rushing Touchdowns12
 Yards Gained Rushing178289
 Yards Lost Rushing1920
NET YARDS PASSING3617
 Completions-Attempts-Int1-13-31-5-1
 Average Per Attempt2.83.4
 Average Per Completion36.017.0
 Passing Touchdowns00
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS195286
 Total Offense Plays6464
 Average Gain Per Play3.04.5
Fumbles: Number-Lost2-15-2
Penalties: Number-Yards3-355-35
PUNTS-YARDS5-2034-140
 Average Yards Per Punt40.635.0
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-42-02-22-0
 Average Per Return14.011.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-72-02-37-0
 Average Per Return24.018.5
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD1-22-03-22-0
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--
Pitt
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000012200
 Henry Ford          122  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000032200
33Tom Allman          15  
36Charles Donaldson          13  
85Joe Papetti          114  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 WVU - Fred Wyant 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Jack Stone Good)7-0
2 Pitt - Joseph Capp 4 yd rush TD (Kick by Gene Steratore Good)7-7
3 WVU - Jack Stone 15 yd FG10-7
4 WVU - Joe Marconi 10 yd rush TD (Kick by Jack Stone Good)17-7
Attendance: 43,446
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Pitt07007
West Virginia703717
Officials: Raymond Boll (Field Judge), Joseph Mihm (Head Linesman), John H. Coles (Referee), Louis Demmler (Umpire)
Pitt
PosOffense
LEJoe Zombek
LTWilliam Cessar
LGHal Hunter
CRobert Ballock
RGPaul Blanda
REJames Deitrick
RTEldred Kraemer
QBHenry Ford
FBRobert Epps
RHRich McCabe
LHChester Rice
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEJoe Papetti
LTBenton Dunkerley
LGGene Lamone
CBob Orders
REBill Marker
RGSam Huff
RTRalph Starkey
QBFred Wyant
FBDanny Williams
RHJoe Marconi
LHJack Stone
Joseph Capp, Gene Steratore, Ray DiPasquale, Howard Linn, William Hoffman, John Paluck, John Cenci, Ed Bose, Robert McQuaide, Rudy Mattioli, John Jacobs, William Schmitt, Rudy Grunder, Gary LeDonne
15-Harry Sweeney, 24-Carl Norman, 25-Bob Moss, 26-Bob Snider, 31-Don Wilson, 32-Ray Surbaugh, 33-Tom Allman, 36-Charles Donaldson, 43-Bill Jarrett, 55-John Kernic, 62-Frank Federovitch, 66-Phil Canton, 72-Clyde Sweeney, 77-Bruce Bosley, 81-Max Ludwig, 82-Jim Starkey, 87-Ray Walsh, 89-Bill Hillen