Virginia Tech vs West Virginia
October 26, 1968 at Lane Stadium, Blacksburg, VA

Virginia Tech
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals6827723254203.7
Terry Smoot3012201221 4.1
Ken Edwards9740741 8.2
Al Kincaid164416280 1.8
Larry Kushner8201190 2.4
George Constantinides24040 2.0
Wayne Humphries210640 2.0
Dickie Longerbeam13030 3.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals281182197003.5
Eddie Silverio8650650 8.1
Jim Braxton11251240 2.2
Mike Sherwood7242040 0.6
Gary Thall24040 2.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals10200116000
Al Kincaid102001160  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals204322432230
Mike Sherwood20432243223 
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals101160011.6
Danny Cupp4530 13.3
Terry Smoot2250 12.5
Rick Piland2160 8.0
George Constantinides1130 13.0
Ken Edwards190 9.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals2024322312.2
Oscar Patrick79802114.0
Jim Braxton45312313.3
Jim Smith5461179.2
Wayne Porter44601811.5
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals521743.40
Jack Simcsak521743.4 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals517835.60
Thad Kucherawy517835.6 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals0001161627474
Larry Kushner   11616   
Mike Widger      17474
Tim Mikulski      100
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals2003520000
Ron Pobolish100      
Terry Snively100      
Gary Thall   242    
Garland Hudson   110    
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals25411616074460
Terry Smoot12225   147
Ken Edwards749   83
Mike Widger    7474
Danny Cupp 53   53
Larry Kushner19 16  35
Al Kincaid28    28
George Constantinides413   17
Rick Piland 16   16
Wayne Humphries4    4
Dickie Longerbeam3    3
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals972435200392
Oscar Patrick 98   98
Jim Braxton2453   77
Eddie Silverio65    65
Wayne Porter 46   46
Jim Smith 46   46
Gary Thall4 42  46
Garland Hudson  10  10
Mike Sherwood4    4
 Virginia TechWest Virginia
First Downs2521
 Rushing195
 Passing515
 Penalty11
NET YARDS RUSHING25497
 Rushing Attempts6828
 Average Per Rush3.73.5
 Rushing Touchdowns20
 Yards Gained Rushing277118
 Yards Lost Rushing2321
NET YARDS PASSING116243
 Completions-Attempts-Int10-20-020-43-2
 Average Per Attempt5.85.7
 Average Per Completion11.612.2
 Passing Touchdowns02
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS370340
 Total Offense Plays8871
 Average Gain Per Play4.24.8
Fumbles: Number-Lost1-02-2
Penalties: Number-Yards3-414-32
PUNTS-YARDS5-2175-178
 Average Yards Per Punt43.435.6
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD0-0-2-0-0
 Average Per Return0.00.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-16-03-52-0
 Average Per Return16.017.3
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD2-74-10-0-0
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--
Virginia Tech
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals991100 0 0020274130
 Mike Widger21921       1742 
 Jud Brownell088         1 
 Ron Davidson257           
 Lenny Smith167         1 
 Frank Beamer077         2 
 Jim Pigninelli066         1 
 Ken Edwards066           
 Nick DelViscio066         1 
 Steve Bocko066           
 Larry Creekmore235           
 Paul Ripley134     1   3 
 Waddey Harvey134           
 Eddie Carter044           
 Pete Dawyot022           
 Joe Tucker022     1   1 
John Ivanac022           
 Preston Blackburn011           
 George Hall011           
 Tim Mikulski011       101 
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals19112131 0 00000040
51Carl Crennel32326           
50Baker Brown22325           
21John Hale11415           
70George Henshaw11112           
73Charlie Fisher11011           
81Dale Farley369           
 Terry Snively437         4 
53Tom Thayer167           
83Bob Starford077           
23John Finnerty145           
84Art Holdt134           
 Thad Kucherawy101           
 Ron Pobolish011           
82Scott Criss011           
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 VT - Mike Widger 74 yd interception return TD (Kick by Jack Simcsak Good)0-7
1 WVU - Jim Braxton 8 yd TD pass from Mike Sherwood6-7
2 VT - Jack Simcsak 24 yd FG6-10
2 VT - Jack Simcsak 29 yd FG6-13
3 WVU - Jim Smith 3 yd TD pass from Mike Sherwood12-13
4 VT - Ken Edwards 4 yd rush TD (Kick by Jack Simcsak Good)12-20
4 VT - Terry Smoot 3 yd rush TD (Kick by Jack Simcsak Good)12-27
Attendance: 33,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Virginia Tech7601427
West Virginia606012
Officials: Earl Barnett (Back Judge), Lem Harper (Field Judge), Ron Girlolamo (Head Linesman), W.C. Clary (Referee), Donald Fergusson (Umpire)
Temperature: 44 • Wind: WNW 20mph • Weather:
Virginia Tech
PosOffense
TERick Piland
CDave Bailey
SEBobby Slaughter
QBAl Kincaid
TBTerry Smoot
FBGeorge Constantinides
WBDickie Longerbeam
WTPreston Blackburn
WGGeorge Hall
SGJohn Maxwell
STJerry Green
West Virginia
PosOffense
TEBob Zambo
LTMickey Plumley
LGWayne Brooks
CDick Roberts
RGDanny Smith
RTThomas Kucer
FLWayne Porter
SEOscar Patrick
QBMike Sherwood
TBBob Gresham
FBJim Braxton
PosDefense
RCBFrank Beamer
LCBRandy Treadwell
LLBMike Widger
RLBKen Edwards
SRon Davidson
RDEJoe Tucker
DGLarry Creekmore
RDTWaddey Harvey
LDTPete Dawyot
DGPaul Ripley
LDEJud Brownell
PosDefense
LCBTerry Snively
RCBJohn Finnerty
RLBDavid Benn
SSJohn Hale
LLBBaker Brown
FSRon Pobolish
RDTGeorge Henshaw
LDEDale Farley
MGCarl Crennel
RDEBob Starford
LDTCharlie Fisher
Danny Cupp, Wayne Humphries, Tommy Swords, Tom Parks, Tim Mikulski, Nick DelViscio, Lenny Smith, Larry Kushner, Jim Pigninelli, Jack Simcsak, Steve Bocko, Len Luongo, Eddie Carter, Dee Crigger, John Ivanac, Chris Collins
Ken Juskowich, Gary Thall, Jim Smith, Eddie Silverio, Thad Kucherawy, Garland Hudson, 53-Tom Thayer, 55-Richard "Doc" Weiss, 62-Clarence Fiber, 75-Ron Cecil, 82-Scott Criss, 84-Art Holdt, 86-Allen "Emo" Schupbach