Kentucky vs West Virginia
October 6, 1979 at Old Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV

Kentucky
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals42105897002.3
Juan Portela17437360 2.1
Chris Jones9280280 3.1
Shawn Donigan12211200 1.7
Pete Venable4130130 3.3
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals5726028232104.1
Robert Alexander1311141070 8.2
Oliver Luck228824641 2.9
Eldridge Dixon12330330 2.8
Curlin Beck6190190 3.2
Ray Armstrong49090 2.3
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals71311200730
Juan Portela7131120073 
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals612158000
Oliver Luck6121580  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals712007317.1
Frank McDaniels17307373.0
Alan Watson2240 12.0
Felix Wilson3190 6.3
Pete Venable14044.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals6580199.7
Robert Alexander11901919.0
Cedric Thomas2150 7.5
Curlin Beck11201212.0
Rich Duggan19099.0
Ray Armstrong13033.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals726137.30
Chris Poulton726137.3 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals730743.90
Curt Carion730743.9 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals513032801160
Larry Carter513       
Tom Petty   228    
Scott Peterson   10    
Andy Molls      116 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals5-902460170
Fulton Walker3-4    17 
Reggie Armstead1-5 124    
Jerry Holmes10       
Curlin Beck   122    
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals97120281316274
Frank McDaniels 73   73
Juan Portela36    36
Tom Petty  28  28
Chris Jones28    28
Alan Watson 24   24
Shawn Donigan20    20
Felix Wilson 19   19
Pete Venable134   17
Andy Molls    1616
Larry Carter   13 13
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals2325846-97334
Robert Alexander10719   126
Oliver Luck64    64
Curlin Beck191222  53
Eldridge Dixon33    33
Reggie Armstead  24-5 19
Cedric Thomas 15   15
Ray Armstrong93   12
Rich Duggan 9   9
Fulton Walker   -473
 West VirginiaKentucky
First Downs156
 Rushing124
 Passing22
 Penalty10
NET YARDS RUSHING23297
 Rushing Attempts5742
 Average Per Rush4.12.3
 Rushing Touchdowns10
 Yards Gained Rushing260105
 Yards Lost Rushing288
NET YARDS PASSING58120
 Completions-Attempts-Int6-12-17-13-1
 Average Per Attempt4.89.2
 Average Per Completion9.717.1
 Passing Touchdowns00
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS290217
 Total Offense Plays6955
 Average Gain Per Play4.23.9
Fumbles: Number-Lost4-22-0
Penalties: Number-Yards5-555-37
PUNTS-YARDS7-3077-261
 Average Yards Per Punt43.937.3
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD5-(-9)-05-13-0
 Average Per Return-1.82.6
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-46-03-28-0
 Average Per Return23.09.3
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD1-7-01-16-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD0-0-02-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards  
Possession Time  
Third Down Conversions of of
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards--
Kentucky
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000011600
 Andy Molls          116  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00001700
40Fulton Walker          17  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
29:43UK - Rick Strein 33 yd FG3-0
20:05WVU - Steve Sinclair 36 yd FG3-3
310:38WVU - Oliver Luck 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Steve Sinclair Good)3-10
30:07UK - Rick Strein 42 yd FG6-10
Attendance: 33,792
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Kentucky03306
West Virginia037010
Officials: John Buoni (Back Judge), John O'Rourke (Field Judge), David Anderson (Head Linesman), Henry Hair (Line Judge), William R. Parkinson (Referee), Edward Cassidy (Umpire)
Kentucky
PosOffense
TEFrank McDaniels
LTGerald Smyth
LGTom Kearns
CRichard Adams
RGLeon Shadowen
RTSteve Williams
WRFelix Wilson
SEJim Campbell
QBJuan Portela
RBChris Jones
FBShawn Donigan
West Virginia
PosOffense
LTGordon Gordon
LGJim Himic
CPat Conachan
RGAl Thomas
RTFrank Kinczel
SEDarrell Miller
FLCedric Thomas
QBOliver Luck
TBRay Armstrong
FBCurlin Beck
PosDefense
CBChris Jacobs
CBLarry Carter
LBChuck Smith
SAndy Molls
SSGreg Motley
LBLester Boyd
NGRichard Jaffe
LDTKevin Kearns
RDTTim Gooch
LDEDon Fielder
RDEJeff Dennis
PosDefense
CBJody McKown
CBEd Armstrong
DEDelbert Fowler
FSJerry Holmes
LBWalter Easley
DEDarryl Talley
SSFulton Walker
LBMike Dawson
DTAl Pisula
DTCalvin Turner
MGTodd Campbell
Pete Venable, Alan Watson, Chris Poulton, Rick Strein, Scott Peterson, Kenny Roark, Mike Shutt, Kent Phillippi, Tom Petty
1-Steve Sinclair, 4-Eldridge Dixon, 5-Curt Carion, 24-Reggie Armstead, 31-Robert Alexander, 59-Kevin Osborne, 88-Rich Duggan