#5 Penn State vs West Virginia
October 27, 1973 at Beaver Stadium, University Park, PA

Penn State
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals62330322987534.8
John Cappelletti2413661304185.4
Bob Nagle89809815312.3
Tom Donchez9350350133.9
Rusty Boyle518216173.2
Mike Pirogowicz416016184.0
Duane Taylor2505042.5
John Huttenberger2404032.0
John Clark1404044.0
Dick Barvinchak3770060.0
Tom Shuman4717-1005-2.5
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals36878700130.0
Dwyane Woods144115260131.9
Mike Hubbard315015075.0
Heywood Smith4909042.3
Artie Owens3808032.7
Danny Buggs2812-408-2.0
Chuck Brooks2022-220-9-11.0
Ben Williams, Jr8638-3203-4.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals92312331760
Tom Shuman6180175176 
Dick Barvinchak35158023 
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals62241661960
Ben Williams, Jr6224166196 
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals923317625.9
Chuck Herd17617676.0
Dan Natale26403432.0
Jim Eaise23602318.0
Gary Hayman22301511.5
Jerry Jeram12202222.0
Bob Nagle11201212.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals616619627.7
Danny Buggs19619696.0
Marshall Mills57001914.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals518036.00
Brian Masella415137.8 
John Clark12929.0 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals1348137.00
Chuck Brooks1244937.4 
Bob Weidman13232.0 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals568203723946325
Gary Hayman3411711414   
Jim Bradley177      
Jim Eaise12020      
Dave Bland   13939   
Jeff Hite   11919   
Buddy Ellis      11515
Scott Mitchell      22323
Greg Buttle      12525
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals3-1338194951-60
Danny Buggs3-13322924   
Artie Owens   211695   
John "Bubba" Coker   188   
Chuck Kelly   199   
Mike Nelson   11414   
Heywood Smith   11818   
Jack Eastwood      1-6-6
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals308233726863744
John Cappelletti130    130
Bob Nagle9812   110
Gary Hayman 231441 78
Chuck Herd 76   76
Dan Natale 64   64
Jim Eaise 36 20 56
Dave Bland  39  39
Tom Donchez35    35
Greg Buttle    2525
Scott Mitchell    2323
Jerry Jeram 22   22
Jeff Hite  19  19
Mike Pirogowicz16    16
Rusty Boyle16    16
Buddy Ellis    1515
Jim Bradley   7 7
Duane Taylor5    5
John Huttenberger4    4
John Clark4    4
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals54166194-130401
Artie Owens8 116  124
Danny Buggs-49629-13 108
Marshall Mills 70   70
Heywood Smith9 18  27
Dwyane Woods26    26
Mike Hubbard15    15
Mike Nelson  14  14
Chuck Kelly  9  9
John "Bubba" Coker  8  8
 Penn StateWest Virginia
First Downs227
 Rushing122
 Passing95
 Penalty10
NET YARDS RUSHING2980
 Rushing Attempts6236
 Average Per Rush4.80.0
 Rushing Touchdowns70
 Yards Gained Rushing33087
 Yards Lost Rushing3287
NET YARDS PASSING233166
 Completions-Attempts-Int9-23-16-22-4
 Average Per Attempt10.17.5
 Average Per Completion25.927.7
 Passing Touchdowns11
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS531166
 Total Offense Plays8558
 Average Gain Per Play6.22.9
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-13-1
Penalties: Number-Yards7-575-52
PUNTS-YARDS5-18013-481
 Average Yards Per Punt36.037.0
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD5-68-03-(-13)-0
 Average Per Return13.6-4.3
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-72-08-194-1
 Average Per Return24.024.3
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD4-63-11-(-6)-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--
Penn State
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals131326 0 000046300
 Tom Hull336           
 Ed O'Neil336           
 Randy Crowder246           
 Chris Devlin314           
 Dave Graf224           
 Buddy Ellis          115  
 Scott Mitchell          223  
 Greg Buttle          125  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals113041 0 00001-600
45Jack Eastwood2911       1-6  
91John Spraggins268           
63Tom Zakowski088           
30John Harcharic437           
81Andy Peters347           
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
1 PSU - John Cappelletti 10 yd rush TD (Kick by Chris Bahr Good)0-7
1 PSU - John Cappelletti 2 yd rush TD (Kick by Chris Bahr Good)0-14
2 PSU - Chuck Herd 76 yd TD pass from Tom Shuman (Kick by Chris Bahr Good)0-21
2 WVU - Danny Buggs 96 yd TD pass from Ben Williams, Jr (Kick by Frank Nester Good)7-21
2 PSU - John Cappelletti 5 yd rush TD (Kick by Chris Bahr Good)7-28
2 WVU - Artie Owens 95 yd kickoff return TD (Kick by Frank Nester Good)14-28
3 PSU - Bob Nagle 53 yd rush TD (Kick by Chris Bahr Good)14-35
3 PSU - John Cappelletti 2 yd rush TD (Kick by Chris Bahr Good)14-42
4 PSU - Rusty Boyle 4 yd rush TD (Kick by Chris Bahr Good)14-49
4 PSU - Mike Pirogowicz 5 yd rush TD14-55
4 PSU - Greg Buttle 25 yd interception return TD (Kick by John Reihner Good)14-62
Attendance: 59,138
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Penn State1414142062
West Virginia0140014
Officials: Gene Steratore (Back Judge), Bernard Burke (Field Judge), Albert Benson (Head Linesman), Raymond Bower (Referee), Edward Grant (Umpire)
Temperature: 60 • Wind: NNW 8-10mph • Weather: Mostly sunny. No chance of rain
Penn State
PosOffense
TEDan Natale
LTPhil LaPorta
LGMark Markovich
CJack Baiorunos
RGJohn Nessel
RTCharlie Getty
FLChuck Herd
SEGary Hayman
QBTom Shuman
TBJohn Cappelletti
FBBob Nagle
West Virginia
PosOffense
TEDavid Jagdmann
LTDan Larcamp
LGWalt Bragg
CAl Gluchoski
RGDavid Van Halanger
RTRick Pennypacker
SEMarshall Mills
FLDanny Buggs
QBBen Williams, Jr
TBDwyane Woods
FBMike Hubbard
PosDefense
LCBBuddy Ellis
RCBJim Bradley
ILBTom Hull
ILBEd O'Neil
OLBDoug Allen
OLBChris Devlin
SScott Mitchell
RDTMike Hartenstine
RDEGreg Murphy
LDEDave Graf
LDTRandy Crowder
PosDefense
RCBMarcus Mauney
LCBMark Burke
SSJack Eastwood
MLBBruce Huffman
RLBJohn Spraggins
FSJohn Harcharic
LLBTom Zakowski
LDTJohn Adams
MGJeff Merrow
RDTRon Brown
LDEAndy Peters
John Clark, Greg Buttle, Jeff Hite, Mike Johnson, John Quinn, Tom Rafferty, Rusty Boyle, Jerry Jeram, Duane Taylor, John Reihner, Mike Pirogowicz, John Huttenberger, Chris Bahr, Rich Kriston, Joe Jackson, Gary Debes, Tom Donchez, Dave Bland, Gary Hager, Mike Orsini, Paul Gabel, Dick Barvinchak, Brian Masella, Jim Eaise, Greg Christian, Jeff Bleamer, Bill Johnson, Rich Knetchel, Jack Buehner, Mark Thomas, Rod Bratton, Ron Etter, Jim Rosecrans, Bruce McHale, Tom O'Dell, Dan Wallace, Jeff Golder, Dave Klock, Buddy Tesner, Tom Williams, Jim Scott, Mark Ewing, Ron Coder, Ralph Perri, Rod Zur
Chuck Brooks, Bob Weidman, John "Bubba" Coker, 11-Mike Michael, 18-Tom Florence, 22-John Everly, 24-Artie Owens, 26-Rory Fields, 28-Harry Blake, 31-Eddie Russell, 33-Mike Nelson, 34-Frank Nester, 39-Greg Anderson, 42-Jeff Rice, 46-Heywood Smith, 50-Bo Isabelle, 51-John Withers, 53-Greg Dorn, 55-Wilbert "Wib" Newton, 56-Ken Culbertson, 60-Brian Gates, 62-Dave Wilcher, 65-Steve Dunlap, 71-Rick Lukowski, 73-Robert Dessimoz, 74-Chuck Smith, 76-Butch Phillippi, 77-Rick Shaffer, 85-Chuck Kelly, 88-Gary Lombard