Fordham vs #17 West Virginia
November 6, 1954 at Old Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV

Fordham
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals366891-2300-0.6
Bob Carney112310130 1.2
Bill Flanagan310280 2.7
Bob Biscaha28080 4.0
Bernard Feeney36240 1.3
John Hanlon39540 1.3
Dick Ruth14040 4.0
Joe Palmieri23030 1.5
John Allen11010 1.0
Richard Broderick10472-680 -6.8
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals5133648288405.6
Joe Marconi8910911 11.4
Carl Norman6730732 12.2
Fred Wyant104817310 3.1
Dick Nicholson6280281 4.7
Victor "Jack" Rabbits5200200 4.0
Don Wilson2180180 9.0
Danny Williams4131120 3.0
Harry Sweeney38080 2.7
Max Ludwig15050 5.0
Ray Surbaugh24040 2.0
Alex Szuch12020 2.0
Paul Shepherd32630-40 -1.3
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals8181138000
Richard Broderick5121850  
Bernard Feeney360530  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals5160134200
Fred Wyant51201342  
Alex Szuch02000  
Paul Shepherd01000  
Walter Beene01000  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals81390017.4
Andrew Nacrelli4750 18.8
James Fay1310 31.0
Bob Biscaha1170 17.0
John Hanlon1130 13.0
Dick Ruth130 3.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals51342026.8
Harry Sweeney1831 83.0
Bill Hillen3401 13.3
Danny Williams1110 11.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals621335.50
Andrew Nacrelli621335.5 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals36822.70
Victor "Jack" Rabbits36822.7 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals347081490000
John Hanlon113 350    
Paul Hunter130       
Bill Flanagan14       
Bob Biscaha   239    
Bernard Feeney   117    
Joe Palmieri   122    
Bob Carney   121    
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals23502520100
Carl Norman123       
Victor "Jack" Rabbits112       
Harry Sweeney   252 10 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals45139149470380
John Hanlon4135013 80
Andrew Nacrelli 75   75
Bob Biscaha81739  64
Bob Carney13 21  34
James Fay 31   31
Paul Hunter   30 30
Joe Palmieri3 22  25
Bernard Feeney4 17  21
Bill Flanagan8  4 12
Dick Ruth43   7
John Allen1    1
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals29213452350513
Harry Sweeney88352 0143
Carl Norman73  23 96
Joe Marconi91    91
Bill Hillen 40   40
Victor "Jack" Rabbits20  12 32
Fred Wyant31    31
Dick Nicholson28    28
Danny Williams1211   23
Don Wilson18    18
Max Ludwig5    5
Ray Surbaugh4    4
Alex Szuch2    2
 West VirginiaFordham
First Downs186
 Rushing132
 Passing54
 Penalty00
NET YARDS RUSHING288-23
 Rushing Attempts5136
 Average Per Rush5.6-0.6
 Rushing Touchdowns40
 Yards Gained Rushing33668
 Yards Lost Rushing4891
NET YARDS PASSING134138
 Completions-Attempts-Int5-16-08-18-1
 Average Per Attempt8.47.7
 Average Per Completion26.817.3
 Passing Touchdowns20
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS422115
 Total Offense Plays6754
 Average Gain Per Play6.32.1
Fumbles: Number-Lost2-15-2
Penalties: Number-Yards10-503-
PUNTS-YARDS3-686-213
 Average Yards Per Punt22.735.5
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-35-03-47-0
 Average Per Return17.515.7
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-52-08-149-0
 Average Per Return26.018.6
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD1-0-00-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD0-0-00-0-1
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 00001000
15Harry Sweeney          10  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 WVU - Carl Norman 9 yd rush TD (Kick by Charles Donaldson Good)0-7
1 WVU - Carl Norman 7 yd rush TD0-13
2 WVU - Bill Hillen 12 yd TD pass from Fred Wyant (Kick by Charles Donaldson Good)0-20
2 FORD - Andrew Nacrelli 0 yd fumble return TD (Kick by Bob Biscaha Good)7-20
2 FORD - Safety9-20
3 WVU - Joe Marconi 6 yd rush TD (Kick by Charles Donaldson Good)9-27
3 WVU - Harry Sweeney 83 yd TD pass from Fred Wyant9-33
4 WVU - Dick Nicholson 2 yd rush TD9-39
Attendance: 10,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Fordham09009
West Virginia13713639
Officials: Raymond Bell (Field Judge), Dave Fawcett (Head Linesman), J.D. Rogers (Referee), F.A. Rockwell (Umpire)
Fordham
PosOffense
LEAndrew Nacrelli
LTNeil McDevitt
LGDick Well
CRichard Patz
REBob Donahue
RGRichard Algatt
RTJohn O'Brien
QBRichard Broderick
FBBob Carney
RHBob Biscaha
LHJoe Palmieri
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEMax Ludwig
LTBruce Bosley
LGGene Lathey
CCharles Donaldson
RGGene Lamone
REBill Hillen
RTSam Huff
QBFred Wyant
FBJoe Marconi
RHCarl Norman
LHHarry Sweeney
James Fay, John Allen, Dick Ruth, John Hanlon, Bill Flanagan, Bernard Feeney, Edward Zaweski, Paul Hunter, Arnold Polinskin, William Pare, Lawrence Gaboury, Frank Rzigalinski, Ken Harbace, John Yurblish
10-Alex Szuch, 12-Walter Beene, 21-Paul Shepherd, 22-Victor "Jack" Rabbits, 23-Ray Borst, 31-Don Wilson, 32-Ray Surbaugh, 33-Max Cosper, 35-Danny Williams, 42-Dick Nicholson, 44-Allen Colebank, 53-Ron Klim, 55-John Kernic, 61-Barry Blake, 62-Phil Walsh, 63-Paul Starr, 65-Jerry Urda, 66-Ernest Fuchs, 69-Larry Doljac, 71-Cecil Huss, 76-Dick Tredway, 83-Ted Holmes, 84-Joe Kopnisky, 86-Gary Bunn, 88-Bill Underdonk