Virginia Tech vs #7 West Virginia
November 7, 1953 at Mitchell Stadium, Bluefield, WV

Virginia Tech
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals29864838101.3
Billy Anderson7274231 3.3
Leo Burke2150150 7.5
Howie Wright6142120 2.0
Julian King38080 2.7
Don Welsh37070 2.3
Jack Williams5151320 0.4
Don Mitchell105-50 -5.0
Johnny Dean2024-240 -12.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals6234130311205.0
Tom Allman2214011392 6.3
Jack Stone1310610960 7.4
Joe Marconi8392370 4.6
Fred Wyant10325270 2.7
Carl Norman5165110 2.2
Bill Jarrett15050 5.0
Bob Moss12020 2.0
Bill Marker11010 1.0
Ted Anderson107-70 -7.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals8222127100
Jack Williams4132581  
Johnny Dean380560  
Leo Burke110130  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals412271000
Fred Wyant292550  
Ted Anderson220160  
Bob Moss01000  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals81271015.9
Billy Anderson2341 17.0
Julian King1320 32.0
Tom Petty1190 19.0
Bill Allen2180 9.0
Don Welsh1140 14.0
Roger Simmons1100 10.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals4710017.8
Bill Marker2550 27.5
Bill Hillen190 9.0
Jack Stone170 7.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals935439.30
Jack Williams729442.0 
Don Mitchell26030.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals622537.50
Jack Stone622537.5 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals324023302290
Billy Anderson221       
Howie Wright13 125 16 
John Moody   18    
Jack Williams      123 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals119022302130
Jack Stone119       
Joe Marconi   223 113 
Tom Allman      10 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals67127332429280
Billy Anderson2334 21 78
Howie Wright12 253646
Julian King832   40
Jack Williams2   2325
Don Welsh714   21
Tom Petty 19   19
Bill Allen 18   18
Leo Burke15    15
Roger Simmons 10   10
John Moody  8  8
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals31871231913444
Tom Allman139   0139
Jack Stone967 19 122
Joe Marconi37 23 1373
Bill Marker155   56
Fred Wyant27    27
Carl Norman11    11
Bill Hillen 9   9
Bill Jarrett5    5
Bob Moss2    2
 Virginia TechWest Virginia
First Downs721
 Rushing116
 Passing54
 Penalty11
NET YARDS RUSHING38311
 Rushing Attempts2962
 Average Per Rush1.35.0
 Rushing Touchdowns02
 Yards Gained Rushing86341
 Yards Lost Rushing4830
NET YARDS PASSING12771
 Completions-Attempts-Int8-22-24-12-2
 Average Per Attempt5.85.9
 Average Per Completion15.917.8
 Passing Touchdowns10
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS165382
 Total Offense Plays5175
 Average Gain Per Play3.25.1
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-15-5
Penalties: Number-Yards5-416-71
PUNTS-YARDS9-3546-225
 Average Yards Per Punt39.337.5
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-24-01-19-0
 Average Per Return8.019.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-33-02-23-0
 Average Per Return16.511.5
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD2-29-02-13-0
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--
Virginia Tech
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000022900
 Jack Williams          123  
 Howie Wright          16  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000021300
 Tom Allman          10  
34Joe Marconi          113  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
2 VT - Billy Anderson 9 yd TD pass from Jack Williams (Kick by Dickie Beard Good)7-0
3 WVU - Tom Allman 6 yd rush TD7-6
4 WVU - Tom Allman 39 yd rush TD7-12
Attendance: 12,300
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Virginia Tech07007
West Virginia006612
Officials: William Edwards (Field Judge), C.D. Edmonds (Head Linesman), J.D. Rogers (Referee), R.A. Collier (Umpire)
Temperature: 30
Virginia Tech
PosOffense
LETom Petty
LTTom Hughes
LGErnie Wolfe
CHunter Swink
RGHarold Grizzard
REJohn Moody
RTGeorge Preas
QBJack Williams
FBDon Welsh
LHBilly Anderson
RHHowie Wright
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEJoe Papetti
LTBruce Bosley
LGGene Lamone
CBob Orders
REBill Marker
RGSam Huff
RTRalph Starkey
QBFred Wyant
FBTom Allman
RHJoe Marconi
LHJack Stone
Charlie Herb, Roger Simmons, Leo Burke, Dickie Beard, Bobby Scruggs, Billy Kerfoot, Julian King, Johnny Dean, Bill Allen, Don Mitchell
23-Ted Anderson, 24-Carl Norman, 25-Bob Moss, 31-Don Wilson, 36-Charles Donaldson, 43-Bill Jarrett, 55-John Kernic, 62-Frank Federovitch, 66-Phil Canton, 72-Clyde Sweeney, 82-Jim Starkey, 87-Ray Walsh, 89-Bill Hillen