Northern Illinois vs West Virginia
September 6, 1986 1:00pm at Milan Puskar Stadium, Morgantown, WV

Northern Illinois
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals60201351662202.8
Rufus Taylor55605602011.2
A. Davis1542042182.8
Genatempo1233726072.2
Tim Peshek7250250113.6
Marshall Taylor153216161101.1
Hurley613121080.2
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals42362213414968.1
John Holifield111024982348.9
Pat Randolph39688819629.3
Undra Johnson12722700165.8
Ed Hill3230230107.7
Chris Peccon4180180104.5
Roman Nelson317017175.7
Craig Taylor212012096.0
Grantis Bell1909099.0
Mike Timko313760132.0
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals81611030221
Marshall Taylor81511030221
Genatempo0100000
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals102511892510
Mike Timko61911121460
Ben Reed350710510
John Talley1106160
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals810302212.9
Rufus Taylor33902213.0
Gerin33901313.0
Hurley11301313.0
Cross11201212.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1018925118.9
Darren Fulton25805129.0
Grantis Bell14604646.0
John Talley23012215.0
John Holifield22101110.5
Harvey Smith11501515.0
Jamie LeMon11301313.0
Undra Johnson16166.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals830438.055
Kent830438.055
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals416240.545
Lance Carion416240.545
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals295811123100
Rufus Taylor29523121   
Cross   68023   
Mike Manson      100
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals2423336422100
Harvey Smith19936422   
Jamie LeMon13333      
Dave Lockwood      100
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals16610311190389
Rufus Taylor5639319 135
Cross 1280  92
A. Davis42    42
Gerin 39   39
Genatempo26    26
Tim Peshek25    25
Marshall Taylor16    16
Hurley113   14
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals34118964420636
John Holifield9821   119
Pat Randolph88    88
Harvey Smith 15649 88
Undra Johnson706   76
Darren Fulton 58   58
Grantis Bell946   55
Jamie LeMon 13 33 46
John Talley 30   30
Ed Hill23    23
Chris Peccon18    18
Roman Nelson17    17
Craig Taylor12    12
Mike Timko6    6
 West VirginiaNorthern Illinois
First Downs2114
 Rushing156
 Passing57
 Penalty11
NET YARDS RUSHING341166
 Rushing Attempts4260
 Average Per Rush8.12.8
 Rushing Touchdowns42
 Yards Gained Rushing362201
 Yards Lost Rushing2135
NET YARDS PASSING189103
 Completions-Attempts-Int10-25-18-16-1
 Average Per Attempt7.66.4
 Average Per Completion18.912.9
 Passing Touchdowns20
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS530269
 Total Offense Plays6776
 Average Gain Per Play7.93.5
Fumbles: Number-Lost2-13-1
Penalties: Number-Yards4-479-68
PUNTS-YARDS4-1628-304
 Average Yards Per Punt40.538.0
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-42-02-9-0
 Average Per Return21.04.5
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-64-08-132-0
 Average Per Return21.316.5
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD1-0-01-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD1-0-01-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards00
Possession Time21:4638:14
Third Down Conversions4 of 99 of 18
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards1-60-0
Northern Illinois
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals323971 05.0210101040
 Clarence Vaughn448  1.08       
 Hollingshed167  1.02 10    
 Steve Kmiec415         2 
 Mike Manson325       10  
 Gene Belz235           
 Vernon Sims145  1.02     1 
 Mike Higgins055           
 Randall Townsel314           
 Tom Klein224           
 Tony Savegnago224  1.02       
 Delisi303           
 Rich Tremblay213           
 Ted Hennings123           
 Rufus Taylor112           
 Dan Schmeda022         1 
 Reggie Harris022           
 Kevin Frazier101  1.07       
 Kent Iwema101           
 Tim Peshek101           
 Darren Bowman011           
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals55491041.0612.0310101000
9Larry Holley6713  1.01       
59Eric Lester8311  2.02 10    
97Jeff Casto448           
99Jeff Lucas448           
22Bo Orlando257           
54Darnell Warren246  1.01       
41Dave Lockwood415       10  
4Stacy Smith325           
98David Grant145  2.06       
70Brad Hunt3141.061.06       
96Jim Duffield314  1.01       
50Matt Smith303  2.08       
89Rodney Wilson213           
73Scott Summits213  1.04       
94Chris Parker123           
61Mike Fox202  1.02       
47Willie Edwards202           
14Brad Metheny112           
5Travis Curtis022           
74John Moses022           
45Robert Pickett101           
92Darren Whitten101           
24Pat Randolph011           
31Greg Cutrone011           
93Dale Jackson011           
23Darren Fulton011           
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
12:26NIU - Marshall Taylor 2 yd rush TD (Kick by Eric Nelson Good), 10-58 4:127-0
214:53WVU - John Talley 22 yd TD pass from Mike Timko (Kick by Robert Woods Good), 7-63 2:337-7
27:14NIU - Marshall Taylor 10 yd rush TD (Kick by Eric Nelson Good), 11-65 5:4514-7
23:03WVU - John Holifield 33 yd rush TD (Kick by Robert Woods Good), 5-77 1:2014-14
21:03WVU - John Holifield 3 yd rush TD (Kick by Robert Woods Good), 3-47 0:2514-21
20:50WVU - Safety14-23
20:01WVU - Robert Woods 26 yd FG, 7-39 0:4914-26
38:01WVU - Undra Johnson 6 yd TD pass from John Talley (Kick by Robert Woods Good), 2-6 0:0914-33
30:00WVU - Pat Randolph 96 yd rush TD (Kick by Robert Woods Good), 1-96 0:0714-40
42:50WVU - Roman Nelson 5 yd rush TD (Kick by Robert Woods Good), 6-80 1:3814-47
Attendance: 56,665
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Northern Illinois770014
West Virginia02614747
Start Time: 1:00pm
Temperature: 66 • Wind: NE 3knots • Weather: Bright and sunny
Northern Illinois
West Virginia
Vernon Sims, Mike Manson, Hollingshed, Kent Iwema, Tom Klein, Tim Peshek, A. Davis, Genatempo, Marshall Taylor, Hurley, Gerin, Cross, Kent, Steve Kmiec, Dan Schmeda, Ted Hennings, Reggie Harris, Gene Belz, Darren Bowman, Kevin Frazier, Mike Higgins, Randall Townsel, Rufus Taylor, Clarence Vaughn, Delisi, Rich Tremblay, Tony Savegnago, Eric Nelson
1-Grantis Bell, 3-John Holifield, 4-Stacy Smith, 5-Travis Curtis, 6-Robert Woods, 7-John Talley, 9-Larry Holley, 13-Ben Reed, 14-Brad Metheny, 15-Jamie LeMon, 17-Mike Timko, 18-Lance Carion, 20-Craig Taylor, 22-Bo Orlando, 23-Darren Fulton, 24-Pat Randolph, 29-Ed Hill, 31-Greg Cutrone, 33-Roman Nelson, 34-Undra Johnson, 39-Chris Peccon, 41-Dave Lockwood, 45-Robert Pickett, 47-Willie Edwards, 50-Matt Smith, 54-Darnell Warren, 59-Eric Lester, 61-Mike Fox, 70-Brad Hunt, 73-Scott Summits, 74-John Moses, 88-Harvey Smith, 89-Rodney Wilson, 92-Darren Whitten, 93-Dale Jackson, 94-Chris Parker, 96-Jim Duffield, 97-Jeff Casto, 98-David Grant, 99-Jeff Lucas