Virginia Tech vs West Virginia
November 3, 1979 1:35pm at Old Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV

Virginia Tech
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals63308252832284.5
Kenny Lewis1810511041285.8
Cyrus Lawrence24981971184.0
Tony Blackmon1156056095.1
Mickey Fitzgerald4290290167.3
Sidney Snell2171340172.0
Steve Casey4310-703-1.8
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals47252202322354.9
Robert Alexander1411901190358.5
Eldridge Dixon13590591214.5
Oliver Luck207420541162.7
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals7193401130
Steve Casey719340113 
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals81701252270
Oliver Luck8170125227 
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals7401115.7
Sidney Snell4291117.3
Paul Watkins17077.0
Cyrus Lawrence13033.0
Kenny Lewis11011.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals812522715.6
Cedric Thomas35312517.7
Darrell Miller24512722.5
Mark Raugh22401912.0
Eldridge Dixon13033.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals416040.058
Dave Smigelsky416040.058
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals312642.058
Curt Carion312642.058
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals0003920000
Scott Dovel   251    
Billy Hite   141    
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals287855610388
Fulton Walker28785   100
Curlin Beck   346    
Eldridge Dixon   10    
Mickey Walczak   115    
Dennis Fowlkes      188
Sedrick King      100
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals290409200422
Kenny Lewis1041   105
Cyrus Lawrence973   100
Tony Blackmon56    56
Scott Dovel  51  51
Billy Hite  41  41
Sidney Snell429   33
Mickey Fitzgerald29    29
Paul Watkins 7   7
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals23212561878513
Robert Alexander119    119
Fulton Walker   87087
Eldridge Dixon5930  62
Oliver Luck54    54
Cedric Thomas 53   53
Curlin Beck  46  46
Darrell Miller 45   45
Mark Raugh 24   24
Mickey Walczak  15  15
Dennis Fowlkes    88
 West VirginiaVirginia Tech
First Downs2017
 Rushing1314
 Passing52
 Penalty21
NET YARDS RUSHING232283
 Rushing Attempts4763
 Average Per Rush4.94.5
 Rushing Touchdowns22
 Yards Gained Rushing252308
 Yards Lost Rushing2025
NET YARDS PASSING12540
 Completions-Attempts-Int8-17-07-19-3
 Average Per Attempt7.42.1
 Average Per Completion15.65.7
 Passing Touchdowns21
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS357323
 Total Offense Plays6482
 Average Gain Per Play5.63.9
Fumbles: Number-Lost5-42-1
Penalties: Number-Yards3-405-50
PUNTS-YARDS3-1264-160
 Average Yards Per Punt42.040.0
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-87-10-0-0
 Average Per Return43.50.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD5-61-03-92-0
 Average Per Return12.230.7
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD3-8-00-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-0-04-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards00
Possession Time  
Third Down Conversions of of
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards--
Virginia Tech
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals461763 05.000200011
 Danny Hill819           
 Chris Cosh718  1.0  10    
 Lewis Stuart527  2.0        
 Padro Phillips527  1.0  10    
 Matt Mead437           
 Jerome Pannell415         11
 Nate Parker415  1.0        
 Mike Faulkner314           
 Paul Davis202           
 Mike Scharnus022           
 Mike Kovac101           
 John Gambone101           
 Mickey Fitzgerald101           
 Mike Borden101           
 Bill Britts011           
 Lawrence Young011           
 Rob Purdham011           
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals661985 08.000103850
90Darryl Talley11314  1.0        
46Walter Easley5510  1.0        
98Danny Lee628  1.0        
97John Bendana617  1.0  10    
50Dennis Fowlkes617  2.0    18  
40Fulton Walker606       101 
15Sedrick King426       102 
95Delbert Fowler415  1.0        
99Calvin Turner314           
65Dave Oblak314           
27Jerry Holmes314  1.0      2 
55Mike Dawson303           
23Everett Pettaway213           
 Mike Engle202           
84Dave Johnson101           
24Reggie Armstead101           
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
12:17VT - Dennis Laury 24 yd FG3-0
211:09WVU - Fulton Walker 85 yd punt return TD (Kick by Steve Sinclair Fail)3-6
25:02VT - Cyrus Lawrence 2 yd rush TD (Kick by Dennis Laury Fail)9-6
24:55VT - Sidney Snell 3 yd TD pass from Steve Casey (Rush by Steve Casey Fail)15-6
24:11VT - Kenny Lewis 30 yd rush TD (Pass by Tony Blackmon Good)23-6
35:53WVU - Cedric Thomas 26 yd TD pass from Oliver Luck (Kick by Steve Sinclair Good)23-13
32:43WVU - Oliver Luck 16 yd rush TD (Kick by Steve Sinclair Good)23-20
412:42WVU - Darrell Miller 27 yd TD pass from Oliver Luck (Kick by Steve Sinclair Good)23-27
41:59WVU - Eldridge Dixon 25 yd rush TD (Kick by Steve Sinclair Good)23-34
Attendance: 27,531
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Virginia Tech3200023
West Virginia06141434
Start Time: 1:35pm
Officials: Earl Barnett (Back Judge), Joseph DiRenzo Jr. (Field Judge), Alvin Kelley (Head Linesman), W.H. Burke (Line Judge), Raymond Bower (Referee), Tony Amato (Umpire)
Temperature: 49 • Wind: SW 10mph • Weather: Partly cloudy
Virginia Tech
PosOffense
TEPaul Watkins
LTWally Browne
LGGary Smith
CRoe Waldron
RGSteve Wirt
RTWayne Mutter
SEMike Giacolone
QBSteve Casey
TBKenny Lewis
FBMickey Fitzgerald
WBSidney Snell
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
CBPaul Davis
CBJerome Pannell
SSMike Scharnus
LBChris Cosh
FSMatt Mead
LBLewis Stuart
NGDanny Hill
RDTMike Faulkner
LDERob Purdham
LDTDoug McDougald
RDENate Parker
PosDefense
CBReggie Armstead
CBSedrick King
LBWalter Easley
DEDarryl Talley
SSFulton Walker
LBMike Dawson
FSJerry Holmes
DEDelbert Fowler
DTDanny Lee
DTJohn Bendana
MGDave Oblak
Tom Webb, Padro Phillips, Mike Borden, John Scott, John Ludlow, Jeremiah Thomas, Dennis Laury, Cyrus Lawrence, Bobby Allen, Billy Hite, Bill Britts, Scott Dovel, Mike Kovac, Lawrence Young, John Gambone, Dave Smigelsky, Mike Zouzalik, Tony Blackmon
Mike Engle, 1-Steve Sinclair, 5-Curt Carion, 14-Doug Banda, 20-Curlin Beck, 23-Everett Pettaway, 30-Mickey Walczak, 50-Dennis Fowlkes, 59-Kevin Osborne, 84-Dave Johnson, 99-Calvin Turner