#6 USC vs West Virginia
November 7, 1959 at L.A. Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA

USC
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals5031914305406.1
Bob Levingston811001100 13.8
Jerry Traynham13606541 4.2
Lynn Gaskill4391380 9.5
Clark Holden10360360 3.6
Jim Conroy6340340 5.7
Ben Charles1180180 18.0
Warren Stephenson2120121 6.0
Al Prukop24040 2.0
Alan Shields23031 1.5
Angelo Coia13031 3.0
Willie Wood107-70 -7.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals501415685001.7
Tom Huston12421410 3.4
Bob Benke8270270 3.4
Ray Peterson10329230 2.3
Dave Rider8252230 2.9
Dick Herrig512750 1.0
Danny Williams12020 2.0
Roger Holdinsky11010 1.0
Jim Bargeloh20000 0.0
Dale Evans106-60 -6.0
John Keller1012-120 -12.0
TEAM1019-190 -19.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals614293100
Ben Charles340511  
Willie Wood262350  
Denny Schmidt13070  
Al Prukop01000  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals110214000
Ray Peterson110140  
Danny Williams06200  
Carmen Pomponio02000  
Dale Evans01000  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals6931015.5
Luther Hayes2381 19.0
Jerry Traynham2310 15.5
Jim Conroy1170 17.0
Lloyd Winston170 7.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1140014.0
Dave Rider1140 14.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals26733.50
Clark Holden26733.5 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals929733.00
Danny Williams826132.6 
John Keller13636.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals3109012202190
Jerry Traynham19       
Angelo Coia159       
Jim Maples141       
Bob Levingston   122    
Willie Wood      219 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals13067802330
Dick Herrig13 13    
Danny Williams   237    
Jim Bargeloh   19    
Curt Harmon   111    
John Keller   118    
Dave Rider      233 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals305932210919548
Bob Levingston110 22  132
Jerry Traynham5431 9 94
Angelo Coia3  59 62
Jim Conroy3417   51
Jim Maples   41 41
Lynn Gaskill38    38
Luther Hayes 38   38
Clark Holden36    36
Ben Charles18    18
Willie Wood-7   1912
Warren Stephenson12    12
Lloyd Winston 7   7
Al Prukop4    4
Alan Shields3    3
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals1101478333238
Dave Rider2314  3370
Tom Huston41    41
Danny Williams2 37  39
Bob Benke27    27
Ray Peterson23    23
Curt Harmon  11  11
Dick Herrig5 33 11
Jim Bargeloh0 9  9
John Keller-12 18  6
Roger Holdinsky1    1
 USCWest Virginia
First Downs198
 Rushing168
 Passing30
 Penalty00
NET YARDS RUSHING30585
 Rushing Attempts5150
 Average Per Rush6.01.7
 Rushing Touchdowns30
 Yards Gained Rushing319141
 Yards Lost Rushing1456
NET YARDS PASSING9314
 Completions-Attempts-Int6-14-21-10-2
 Average Per Attempt6.61.4
 Average Per Completion15.514.0
 Passing Touchdowns10
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS39899
 Total Offense Plays6560
 Average Gain Per Play6.11.7
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-32-0
Penalties: Number-Yards6-797-48
PUNTS-YARDS2-679-297
 Average Yards Per Punt33.533.0
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-109-11-3-0
 Average Per Return36.33.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-22-06-78-0
 Average Per Return22.013.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD2-19-02-33-0
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--
USC
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000021900
Willie Wood          219  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000023300
22Dave Rider          233  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
2 USC - Luther Hayes 28 yd TD pass from Ben Charles (Kick by Alan Shields Good)0-7
3 USC - Jerry Traynham 7 yd rush TD (Kick by Carl Skvarna Good)0-14
4 USC - Alan Shields 1 yd rush TD (Rush by Angelo Coia Good)0-22
4 USC - Angelo Coia 59 yd punt return TD0-28
4 USC - Warren Stephenson 5 yd rush TD (Rush by Warren Stephenson Good)0-36
Attendance: 34,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
USC0772236
West Virginia00000
Officials: J.L. Vigna (Back Judge), Harry Montgomery (Field Judge), T.A. Cross (Head Linesman), J.L. Tunney (Referee), Robert Littrell (Umpire)
Temperature: 88
USC
PosOffense
LEGeorge Van Vliet
LTGarry Finnerman
LGMike McKeever
CDave Morgan
REMarlin McKeever
RGAl Bansavage
RTRon Mix
QBWillie Wood
FBClark Holden
LHJerry Traynham
RHBob Levingston
West Virginia
PosOffense
LEBob Timmerman
LTCarl Dannenberg
LGBill Lopasky
CJoe Wirth
RGElmer "Pete" Tolley
REDave Hess
RTGlenn Bowman
QBDanny Williams
FBBob Lively
LHRay Peterson
RHDave Rider
Luther Hayes, Warren Stephenson, Angelo Coia, Alan Shields, Carl Skvarna, Ben Charles, Glenn Wilder, Dick Matern, Dave Washington, Al Prukop, Denny Schmidt, Lynn Gaskill, Jim Maples, Jim Conroy, Jerry Mollett, John Wilkins, Marv Marinovich, Gary Delaney, Ben Rosin, Dan Ficca, Mike Bundra, Roger Mietz, Ken Coones, Jack Treier, Bob Edwards, Britt Williams, Chuck Anderson, Lloyd Winston
10-Carmen Pomponio, 12-Dale Evans, 23-Jim Bargeloh, 24-Roger Holdinsky, 25-Dick Herrig, 26-John Keller, 32-Tom Huston, 34-Curt Harmon, 35-Bob Benke, 52-Ed Kensky, 54-Charles Bonar, 55-Vearl Haynes, 63-Paul Gatto, 64-Fred Adkins, 66-Dick Struck, 68-Jerry Keeney, 70-Bill Dumbauld, 73-Bill Winter, 77-Bob Fletcher, 79-Charles Martin, 82-Ray Borlie, 84-Bob Lavelle