Virginia Tech vs West Virginia
November 1, 1980 at Lane Stadium, Blacksburg, VA

Virginia Tech
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals62304102941314.7
Cyrus Lawrence3017411731315.8
Scott Dovel18830830144.6
Steve Casey7297220153.1
Johnnie Edmonds514014062.8
Sidney Snell2422041.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals371102189082.4
Robert Alexander1343043083.3
Mickey Walczak925322072.4
Walter Easley515015083.0
Oliver Luck822184070.5
Curlin Beck1404044.0
Eldridge Dixon1101011.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals152221263230
Steve Casey15222126323 
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals132821371300
Oliver Luck13282137130 
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals151263238.4
Sidney Snell6481238.0
Tony McKee4340118.5
Mike Giacolone2180109.0
Rob Purdham11511515.0
Scott Dovel211165.5
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1313713010.5
Billy Evans36303021.0
Darryl Weatherspoon11801818.0
Cedric Thomas11711717.0
Robert Alexander316085.3
Mickey Walczak313054.3
Mark Raugh19099.0
Walter Easley11011.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals37826.034
Dave Smigelsky37826.034
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals519438.862
Curt Carion519438.862
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals3601212125344
John Ludlow26       
Paul Davis10    199
Tony McKee   12121   
Mike Scharnus      14444
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals00033202200
Mickey Walczak   213    
Fulton Walker   119    
Steve Newberry      220 
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals29412621653500
Cyrus Lawrence173    173
Scott Dovel8311   94
Tony McKee 3421  55
Sidney Snell248   50
Mike Scharnus    4444
Steve Casey22    22
Mike Giacolone 18   18
Rob Purdham 15   15
Johnnie Edmonds14    14
Paul Davis   099
John Ludlow   6 6
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals8913732020278
Billy Evans 63   63
Robert Alexander4316   59
Mickey Walczak221313  48
Steve Newberry    2020
Fulton Walker  19  19
Darryl Weatherspoon 18   18
Cedric Thomas 17   17
Walter Easley151   16
Mark Raugh 9   9
Curlin Beck4    4
Oliver Luck4    4
Eldridge Dixon1    1
 Virginia TechWest Virginia
First Downs2312
 Rushing185
 Passing57
 Penalty00
NET YARDS RUSHING29489
 Rushing Attempts6237
 Average Per Rush4.72.4
 Rushing Touchdowns10
 Yards Gained Rushing304110
 Yards Lost Rushing1021
NET YARDS PASSING126137
 Completions-Attempts-Int15-22-213-28-2
 Average Per Attempt5.74.9
 Average Per Completion8.410.5
 Passing Touchdowns31
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS420226
 Total Offense Plays8445
 Average Gain Per Play5.05.0
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-21-1
Penalties: Number-Yards5-251-5
PUNTS-YARDS3-785-194
 Average Yards Per Punt26.038.8
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-6-00-0-0
 Average Per Return2.00.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-21-03-32-0
 Average Per Return21.010.7
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD2-53-12-20-0
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--
Virginia Tech
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals521971 05.02101025370
 Mike Johnson5510         1 
 Ashley Lee718         1 
 Mike Borden707           
 Padro Phillips527     1   1 
 Rick Miley325  2.03       
 Robert Brown325  1.05     1 
 Pete Jackson235           
 Paul Davis404       19  
 Lawrence Young314           
 Mike Scharnus303       1441 
 Mike Kovac033           
 Jeremiah Thomas202         2 
 James Robinson202           
 David Marvel202  2.013       
 Carl McDonald202           
 Sidney Snell101           
 John Gambone101           
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals681280 01.0101022000
50Dennis Fowlkes16218           
28Steve Newberry9110       220  
95Delbert Fowler707           
40Fulton Walker527           
38Dave Preston516           
54Bob Crites415     1     
99Calvin Turner415  1.01       
15Sedrick King404           
2Lind Murray314           
26Allen Moreland213           
91Todd Campbell213           
82John Foy202           
11Everett Pettaway202           
39Rich Walters101           
58Andre Gist101           
64Al Thomas101           
35Don Stemple011           
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
17:13WVU - Steve Sinclair 22 yd FG3-0
11:47VT - Mike Scharnus 44 yd interception return TD (Kick by Dennis Laury Good)3-7
22:25VT - Sidney Snell 1 yd TD pass from Steve Casey (Kick by Dennis Laury Fail)3-13
311:15VT - Rob Purdham 15 yd TD pass from Steve Casey (Kick by Dennis Laury Good)3-20
37:52VT - Cyrus Lawrence 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Dennis Laury Good)3-27
30:33WVU - Cedric Thomas 17 yd FG11-27
41:52VT - Scott Dovel 5 yd TD pass from Steve Casey (Kick by Dennis Laury Good)11-34
Attendance: 45,200
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Virginia Tech7614734
West Virginia308011
Officials: Weldon Waites (Back Judge), Joe Long (Field Judge), George Manning (Head Linesman), Walter Malinchak (Line Judge), Donald Safrit (Referee), Donald McConnell (Umpire)
Temperature: 60 • Wind: WNW 25mph • Weather: Clear, windy, no chance of rain
Virginia Tech
PosOffense
TERob Purdham
LTSteve Wirt
LGGary Smith
CRoe Waldron
RGLowell Eakin
RTWally Browne
SEMike Giacolone
QBSteve Casey
TBCyrus Lawrence
FBScott Dovel
WBSidney Snell
West Virginia
PosOffense
TEDave Johnson
LTAl Thomas
LGGordon Gordon
CPat Conachan
RGChuck Gambill
RTKeith Jones
FLDarrell Miller
SECedric Thomas
QBOliver Luck
TBRobert Alexander
FBWalter Easley
PosDefense
LCBPaul Davis
RCBLawrence Young
SSCarl McDonald
FSMike Scharnus
LBPete Jackson
LBAshley Lee
NGMike Borden
LDERick Miley
RDTMike Kovac
RDERobert Brown
LDTPadro Phillips
PosDefense
ILBDennis Fowlkes
CBSteve Newberry
ILBDave Preston
CBFulton Walker
FSAllen Moreland
OLBDarryl Talley
OLBDelbert Fowler
SSLind Murray
DTBob Crites
DTCalvin Turner
MGTodd Campbell
Dave Smigelsky, Keener Fry, Johnnie Edmonds, John Cowne, James Robinson, David Marvel, Tony McKee, John Ludlow, Jeremiah Thomas, Gillett Ford, Dennis Laury, Bobby Allen, John Gambone, Mike Johnson
1-Steve Sinclair, 3-Billy Evans, 4-Eldridge Dixon, 5-Curt Carion, 11-Everett Pettaway, 15-Sedrick King, 18-Ed Armstrong, 20-Curlin Beck, 35-Don Stemple, 39-Rich Walters, 58-Andre Gist, 59-Kevin Osborne, 80-Jeff Seals, 82-John Foy, 85-Mark Raugh, 88-Mickey Walczak, 89-Darryl Weatherspoon