Penn State vs West Virginia
October 27, 1979 1:30pm at Beaver Stadium, University Park, PA

Penn State
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals56371323393526.1
Booker Moore1816601663529.2
Matt Suhey2012621240206.2
Mike Meade4311300207.5
Mike Guman5368280125.6
Dave Paffenroth2707073.5
Daryle Tate7521-1605-2.3
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals42157521051402.5
Eldridge Dixon15880880405.9
Curlin Beck315015055.0
Robert Alexander714014142.0
Ray Armstrong1202022.0
Dane Conwell3541040.3
Oliver Luck133348-15011-1.2
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals112011281280
Daryle Tate11171128128 
Dan Rocco030000 
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals102201140260
Oliver Luck10220114026 
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1112812811.6
Tom Donovan3280139.3
Matt Suhey22802814.0
Booker Moore22501812.5
Scott Hettinger12312323.0
Brad Scovill22202111.0
Mike McCloskey12022.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1011402611.4
Darrell Miller79502613.6
Eldridge Dixon19099.0
Mark Raugh16066.0
Robert Alexander14044.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals415438.545
Ralph Giacomarro415438.545
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals934738.648
Curt Carion934738.648
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals215112430000
Terry Rakowsky144243    
Matt Suhey11111      
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals177589013232
Fulton Walker177   13232
Ray Armstrong   234    
Curlin Beck   241    
Reggie McLee   114    
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals35512843150541
Booker Moore16625   191
Matt Suhey12428 11 163
Terry Rakowsky  434 47
Mike Meade30    30
Tom Donovan 28   28
Mike Guman28    28
Scott Hettinger 23   23
Brad Scovill 22   22
Dave Paffenroth7    7
Mike McCloskey 2   2
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals12011489732362
Eldridge Dixon889   97
Darrell Miller 95   95
Curlin Beck15 41  56
Fulton Walker   73239
Ray Armstrong2 34  36
Robert Alexander144   18
Reggie McLee  14  14
Mark Raugh 6   6
Dane Conwell1    1
 Penn StateWest Virginia
First Downs2314
 Rushing206
 Passing37
 Penalty01
NET YARDS RUSHING339105
 Rushing Attempts5642
 Average Per Rush6.12.5
 Rushing Touchdowns31
 Yards Gained Rushing371157
 Yards Lost Rushing3252
NET YARDS PASSING128114
 Completions-Attempts-Int11-20-110-22-0
 Average Per Attempt6.45.2
 Average Per Completion11.611.4
 Passing Touchdowns10
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS467219
 Total Offense Plays7664
 Average Gain Per Play6.13.4
Fumbles: Number-Lost5-15-3
Penalties: Number-Yards8-614-20
PUNTS-YARDS4-1549-347
 Average Yards Per Punt38.538.6
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-15-01-7-0
 Average Per Return7.57.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-43-05-89-0
 Average Per Return21.517.8
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD0-0-01-32-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-0-01-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards00
Possession Time33:4326:17
Third Down Conversions6 of 145 of 15
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards--
Penn State
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals3823616.0407.0440300040
 Greg Jones3472.0162.016       
 Rick Donaldson5161.081.08 10    
 Lance Mehl336     10  1 
 Steve Griffiths404         1 
 Dan Biondi314           
 Larry Kubin2241.052.09     1 
 Gene Gladys303         1 
 Bruce Clark123           
 Matt Bradley2021.091.09       
 Ron Walchak202           
 Dave Paffenroth112           
 Joel Coles112           
 Steve Shupar112           
 Chet Parlavecchio112     10    
 Rich D'Amico022           
 Matt Millen0221.021.02       
 Giuseppe Harris101           
 Ray Weatherspoon101           
 John Walsh101           
 Tom Wise101           
 Mike McCloskey101           
 Ed Pryts101           
 Brian Hand011           
 Grover Edwards011           
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals4630761.0113.02001013200
27Jerry Holmes8311           
90Darryl Talley6511           
95Delbert Fowler617  1.08       
55Mike Dawson347           
46Walter Easley246           
50Dennis Fowlkes325     10    
65Dave Oblak235           
97John Bendana224           
51John Garcia213           
15Sedrick King213           
98Danny Lee2021.0111.011       
24Reggie Armstead202           
99Calvin Turner112  1.01       
 Mike Engle112           
71Al Pisula112           
40Fulton Walker101       132  
82John Foy101           
84Dave Johnson101           
80Jeff Seals011           
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
19:21WVU - Robert Alexander 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Steve Sinclair Fail)6-0
14:22PSU - Herb Menhardt 20 yd FG6-3
29:11PSU - Booker Moore 52 yd rush TD (Kick by Herb Menhardt Good)6-10
25:28PSU - Booker Moore 7 yd rush TD (Kick by Herb Menhardt Good)6-17
20:12PSU - Scott Hettinger 23 yd TD pass from Daryle Tate (Kick by Herb Menhardt Good)6-24
413:03PSU - Booker Moore 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Herb Menhardt Good)6-31
Attendance: 77,923
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Penn State3210731
West Virginia60006
Start Time: 1:30pm
Officials: Dennis Phillips (Back Judge), John O'Rourke (Field Judge), Rich Farina (Head Linesman), Joseph Carroll (Line Judge), William R. Parkinson (Referee), Foster Grose (Umpire)
Temperature: 48 • Wind: Light • Weather: Sunny
Penn State
PosOffense
TERon LaPointe
LTPete Kugler
LGSean Farrell
CJim Romano
RGMike Munchak
RTIrv Pankey
SETom Donovan
FLMike Guman
QBDaryle Tate
TBBooker Moore
FBMatt Suhey
West Virginia
PosOffense
TEMark Raugh
LTGordon Gordon
LGJim Himic
CPat Conachan
RGAl Thomas
RTFrank Kinczel
SEDarrell Miller
FLCedric Thomas
QBOliver Luck
TBRobert Alexander
FBEldridge Dixon
PosDefense
ILBSteve Griffiths
ILBLance Mehl
CBTom Wise
CBJoel Coles
SSRick Donaldson
MGBruce Clark
RDTMatt Millen
RSGiuseppe Harris
LDELarry Kubin
LDTGreg Jones
RDEGene Gladys
PosDefense
CBEverett Pettaway
CBSedrick King
FSJerry Holmes
LBWalter Easley
SSFulton Walker
LBMike Dawson
RDTJohn Bendana
LDEDelbert Fowler
RDEDarryl Talley
MGDave Oblak
LDTDanny Lee
Scott Hettinger, Ralph Giacomarro, Mike McCloskey, Dave Paffenroth, Dan Rocco, Brad Scovill, Steve Shupar, Ron Walchak, John Walsh, Dan Biondi, Terry Rakowsky, Grover Edwards, Brian Hand, Herb Menhardt, Matt Bradley, Rich D'Amico, Mike Meade, Chet Parlavecchio, Ed Pryts, Ray Weatherspoon
Dane Conwell, Mike Engle, 1-Steve Sinclair, 5-Curt Carion, 14-Doug Banda, 20-Curlin Beck, 21-Ray Armstrong, 24-Reggie Armstead, 44-Reggie McLee, 50-Dennis Fowlkes, 51-John Garcia, 59-Kevin Osborne, 71-Al Pisula, 80-Jeff Seals, 82-John Foy, 84-Dave Johnson, 99-Calvin Turner