#12 Pitt vs West Virginia
November 5, 1977 at Old Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV

Pitt
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals4623952344175.1
Elliott Walker11691680176.2
Fred Jacobs11571561145.1
Matt Cavanaugh9372351123.9
Steve Harris426026086.5
Rick Trocano521120084.0
Larry Sims316016185.3
Ray Jones1707177.0
Jo Jo Heath2606063.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals4214043970182.3
Robert Alexander10371360123.6
Danny Williams114121200131.8
Walter Easley720020052.9
Rich Duggan11801801818.0
Dave Riley814014041.8
Paul Lumley1404044.0
Dan Kendra4621-1506-3.8
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals163112172270
Matt Cavanaugh16291217227 
Rick Trocano020000 
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals7193770360
Dan Kendra48249036 
Danny Williams311128022 
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1621722713.6
Steve Gaustad78811712.6
Elliott Walker45802714.5
Gordon Jones35212317.3
Willie Taylor2190149.5
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals77703611.0
Cedric Thomas13603636.0
Robert Alexander33402211.3
Dave Riley24032.0
Randy Swinson13033.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals629348.862
Joseph Gasparovic629348.862
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals930834.246
Ken Hatton930834.246
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals614212462836736
Gordon Jones5212112828   
J.C. Wilson1-7-7      
Mike Balzer   11818   
Bob Jury      26736
Jeff Pelusi      100
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals219164441511010
Fulton Walker133      
Tom Pridemore11616   11010
Robert Alexander   33215   
Jim Tackett   11212   
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals234217462167585
Elliott Walker6858   126
Gordon Jones 522821 101
Steve Gaustad 88   88
Bob Jury    6767
Fred Jacobs56    56
Matt Cavanaugh35    35
Steve Harris26    26
Rick Trocano20    20
Willie Taylor 19   19
Mike Balzer  18  18
Larry Sims16    16
Ray Jones7    7
Jo Jo Heath6    6
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals11277441910262
Robert Alexander363432  102
Cedric Thomas 36   36
Tom Pridemore   161026
Walter Easley20    20
Danny Williams20    20
Rich Duggan18    18
Dave Riley144   18
Jim Tackett  12  12
Paul Lumley4    4
Fulton Walker   3 3
Randy Swinson 3   3
 West VirginiaPitt
First Downs1222
 Rushing513
 Passing28
 Penalty51
NET YARDS RUSHING97234
 Rushing Attempts4246
 Average Per Rush2.35.1
 Rushing Touchdowns04
 Yards Gained Rushing140239
 Yards Lost Rushing435
NET YARDS PASSING77217
 Completions-Attempts-Int7-19-316-31-1
 Average Per Attempt4.17.0
 Average Per Completion11.013.6
 Passing Touchdowns02
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS174451
 Total Offense Plays6177
 Average Gain Per Play2.95.9
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-24-2
Penalties: Number-Yards6-5215-156
PUNTS-YARDS9-3086-293
 Average Yards Per Punt34.248.8
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-19-06-14-0
 Average Per Return9.52.3
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD4-44-02-46-0
 Average Per Return11.023.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD1-10-03-67-0
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--
Pitt
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals5417713.0174.03100036720
 Randy Holloway82101.081.08       
 Jerry Boyarsky819         1 
 Jeff Pelusi4481.091.09   10  
 Alvin Chesley426         1 
 Dave DiCiccio325           
Desmond Robinson404           
 Carlton Williamson404           
 Rickey Jackson303           
 Gary Silvestri303           
 Mike Balzer303           
 Hugh Green2131.0 2.014       
 Bob Jury123       267  
 Bill Neill202           
 Jeff Delaney022           
 Glenn Meyer101           
 Mark Reichard101           
 Greg Meisner101           
 Mike Lenosky101           
 J.C. Wilson101           
 Leroy Felder011           
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals663197 06.01000011010
55Jeff Macerelli9716  1.01       
22Tom Pridemore909       1101 
15Kevin Berkey549  1.05       
65Joe Jelich718  3.03       
1Harold Woods448           
 Fulton Walker617           
56Doc Holliday426           
45Lester Johnson325           
58Bob Tomko314           
82Robin Meeley134           
43Billy McLee303           
87Pete McConnell303  1.01       
95Delbert Fowler213           
11Jody McKown202           
96Tim Mackin112           
16Danny Williams101           
50James "Rocky" Gianola101           
32Dave Riley101           
 Jim Tackett101           
25Larry Holbert011           
71Al Pisula011           
18Rich Duggan011           
 Robert Alexander011           
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
112:27WVU - Bill McKenzie 45 yd FG0-3
18:47Pitt - Fred Jacobs 4 yd rush TD (Kick by Mark Schubert Good)7-3
27:17Pitt - Matt Cavanaugh 4 yd rush TD (Kick by Mark Schubert Good)14-3
21:56Pitt - Mark Schubert 36 yd FG17-3
34:32Pitt - Elliott Walker 2 yd rush TD (Kick by Mark Schubert Good)24-3
34:19Pitt - Gordon Jones 15 yd TD pass from Matt Cavanaugh (Kick by Dave Trout Good)3-31
413:33Pitt - Steve Gaustad 12 yd TD pass from Matt Cavanaugh (Kick by Mark Schubert Good)38-3
47:44Pitt - Ray Jones 7 yd rush TD (Kick by Dave Trout Fail)44-3
Attendance: 37,031
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Pitt710141344
West Virginia30003
Officials: J.P. Eagan (Back Judge), John O'Rourke (Field Judge), James McGuckin (Head Linesman), Joseph Carroll (Linesman), William R. Parkinson (Referee), F.M. Grose (Umpire)
Pitt
PosOffense
TESteve Gaustad
LTArt Bortnick
LGJim Buoy
CTom Brzoza
RGGeorge Link
RTMatt Carroll
FLWillie Taylor
SEGordon Jones
QBMatt Cavanaugh
HBFred Jacobs
FBElliott Walker
West Virginia
PosOffense
TERandy Swinson
LTWayne Gatewood
LGJim Himic
CClay Singletary
RGRandy Weppler
RTTom Creeden
SECedric Thomas
FLRich Duggan
QBDan Kendra
TBDave Riley
FBWalter Easley
PosDefense
RCBLeroy Felder
LCBJ.C. Wilson
FSBob Jury
SSJeff Delaney
LLBJeff Pelusi
RLBAlvin Chesley
LDEDave DiCiccio
RDEHugh Green
LDTGary Silvestri
RDTRandy Holloway
MGDave Logan
PosDefense
CBHarold Woods
CBJohn LaSavage
SSKevin Berkey
LBJeff Macerelli
FSTom Pridemore
DEDoc Holliday
DEFran Gleason
LBBob Tomko
DTLester Johnson
DTRobin Meeley
MGJoe Jelich
Jo Jo Heath, Mark Reichard, Rick Trocano, Carlton Williamson, Ed Gallagher, Glenn Meyer, Jim Morsillo, Mark Schubert, Ralph Still, Lynn Thomas, Joseph Gasparovic, Mike Lenosky, D. Scott Hartman, John Takacs, Ray Jones, Steve Harris, Benjie Pryer, Bill Neill, Greg Meisner, Mike Balzer, Randy Reutershan, Bob Gruber, Dave Trout, Walt Brown, Willie Marsh, Larry Sims, Mark May, Jerry Boyarsky, Willie Collier, Steve Fedell, Rickey Jackson, Jeff Matthews, John Richardson, Greg McCray, Walter Sylvester, Scott McKeel, Randy Bentley, Dan Noble, Russ Grimm, Desmond Robinson, Tom Yewcic, Stephen Clemons, Gary Tyra
Robert Alexander, Jim Tackett, Fulton Walker, 7-Mark "Dutch" Hoffman, 11-Jody McKown, 16-Danny Williams, 23-Reggie Hughey, 24-Reggie McLee, 25-Larry Holbert, 30-Bill McKenzie, 35-Paul Lumley, 37-Terry Bowden, 43-Billy McLee, 47-Ken Hatton, 50-James "Rocky" Gianola, 52-Jack Palmer, 60-Chuck Gambill, 61-Terry Alessi, 63-Bob Ochs, 64-Al Thomas, 71-Al Pisula, 72-Jeff Cortileso, 79-Jay Krohe, 83-Ben McDay, 87-Pete McConnell, 88-Manuel Rodriguez, 89-Matt Grimone, 95-Delbert Fowler, 96-Tim Mackin, 97-John Bendana