#5 Ohio State vs West Virginia
September 12, 1987 12:32pm at Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH

Ohio State
West Virginia
RushingNo.RgLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals3810441631121.7
Workman21609510102.4
Bryant6240241124.0
Cooper511011032.2
Frey102-20-2-2.0
Tupa5930-2109-4.2
RushingNo.RgLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals47172501220202.6
Undra Johnson17767690164.1
Anthony "A.B." Brown11533500204.5
Craig Taylor826026093.3
Major Harris817170060.0
Mike Timko3023-2300-7.7
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals122611501232
Tupa122511501232
Workman0100000
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals6226750223
Mike Timko4124580222
Major Harris2102170111
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1215012312.5
Ross56912313.8
Workman22201511.0
Cooper22001110.0
Higdon12002020.0
Cupe2190119.5
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals67502212.5
Anthony "A.B." Brown33502211.7
Keith Winn12002020.0
John Talley11101111.0
Craig Taylor19099.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals1049249.272
Tupa1049249.272
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals833041.351
Lance Carion833041.351
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals559292533066429
Ross5592912323   
Snow   13030   
Spielman      243
Rogan      100
White      36029
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals32017412139100
Terry White21717      
Harvey Smith133      
John Talley   39639   
Pat Randolph   12525   
Willie Edwards      100
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals86150535964412
Ross 692359 151
Workman5122   73
White    6060
Cooper1120   31
Snow  30  30
Bryant24    24
Higdon 20   20
Cupe 19   19
Spielman    44
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals14575121200361
John Talley 1196  107
Anthony "A.B." Brown5035   85
Undra Johnson69    69
Craig Taylor269   35
Pat Randolph  25  25
Keith Winn 20   20
Terry White   17 17
Harvey Smith   3 3
 Ohio StateWest Virginia
First Downs1210
 Rushing35
 Passing83
 Penalty12
NET YARDS RUSHING63122
 Rushing Attempts3847
 Average Per Rush1.72.6
 Rushing Touchdowns10
 Yards Gained Rushing104172
 Yards Lost Rushing4150
NET YARDS PASSING15075
 Completions-Attempts-Int12-26-16-22-6
 Average Per Attempt5.83.4
 Average Per Completion12.512.5
 Passing Touchdowns10
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS213197
 Total Offense Plays6469
 Average Gain Per Play3.32.9
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-24-2
Penalties: Number-Yards6-603-20
PUNTS-YARDS10-4928-330
 Average Yards Per Punt49.241.3
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD5-59-03-20-0
 Average Per Return11.86.7
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-53-04-121-0
 Average Per Return26.530.3
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD6-64-11-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-0-02-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards00
Possession Time31:0628:54
Third Down Conversions5 of 163 of 15
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards3-272-24
Ohio State
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals3363964.0306.03742066420
 Spielman71219    1  24  
 M. Sullivan2810  1.03       
 McCray268  1.02       
 Holliman178           
 Rogan246       10  
 Jackson415  1.05       
 White415       3601 
 Kumerow3252.0142.0142    1 
 J. Sullivan224           
 Benio123           
 D. Brown123     10    
 Isaman033           
 Ridder033    110    
 Showalter112           
 Bell022           
 Gurd022           
 MacCready022           
 Hoak101           
 Craig1011.0131.013       
 Thomas011           
 Spencer011           
 Lickovitch011           
 TEAM1011.03         
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals3747842.0249.0371101030
98David Grant46101.091.09       
49Chris Haering2810         1 
22Bo Orlando5381.0152.017     1 
45Robert Pickett437  2.01       
94Chris Parker167  1.04       
2Terry White426  1.021      
5Preston Waters325           
54Darnell Warren055           
93Dale Jackson224           
70Brad Hunt134           
47Willie Edwards123       10  
84James "Skip" Fuller033         1 
97Lonnie Brockman202  1.02 10    
4Stacy Smith202           
18Lance Carion101           
89Rodney Wilson101           
34Undra Johnson101           
88Harvey Smith101           
75John Stroia101           
53Ted Kester011           
6Andrew Jones011           
 TEAM101  1.02       
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
114:31OSU - Frantz 47 yd FG, 3-8 0:220-3
113:34OSU - Bryant 7 yd rush TD (Kick by Frantz Good), 3-21 0:480-10
15:32OSU - Ross 23 yd TD pass from Tupa (Kick by Frantz Good), 8-67 3:430-17
312:14WVU - Charlie Baumann 27 yd FG, 5-19 2:353-17
43:02OSU - White 29 yd interception return TD (Kick by Frantz Good)3-24
Attendance: 88,272
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Ohio State1700724
West Virginia00303
Start Time: 12:32pm
Temperature: 75 • Wind: S 5mph • Weather: Cloudy and rain at times
Ohio State
Pos##Offense
TE Higdon
LT Staysniak
LG Davidson
C Uhlenhake
RG Zackeroff
RT Peterson
FL Ross
SE Cupe
QB Tupa
TB Workman
FB Cooper
West Virginia
Pos##Offense
TE81Keith Winn
LT68Rick Phillips
LG75John Stroia
C57Kevin Koken
RG55Bob Kovach
RT79Brian Smider
SE88Harvey Smith
WR7John Talley
QB9Major Harris
TB34Undra Johnson
FB20Craig Taylor
Pos##Defense
ROV Jackson
CB White
CB Rogan
LB Spielman
OLB McCray
LB Ridder
OLB Kumerow
S D. Brown
DT MacCready
DT Holliman
NG M. Sullivan
Pos##Defense
ILB49Chris Haering
ILB54Darnell Warren
OLB97Lonnie Brockman
FS2Terry White
SS4Stacy Smith
OLB45Robert Pickett
DT94Chris Parker
DT70Brad Hunt
MG98David Grant
WCB5Preston Waters
SCB47Willie Edwards
-J. Sullivan, -H. Brown, -Clift, -Frey, -Powell, -Bryant, -Snow, -Matlock, -Olive, -Frantz, -Tony Moore, -Peel, -Dumas, -Tom Moore, -Moxley, -Isaman, -Benio, -Bell, -Gurd, -Showalter, -Spencer, -Thomas, -Craig, -Hoak, -Lickovitch, -Morton, -Koch, -Bo Pelini
-Jay Darr, -Lee Javins, -Dave Sprouse, -Matt Wracher, 1-Grantis Bell, 3-Alvoid Mays, 6-Andrew Jones, 8-Charlie Baumann, 12-Chuck LeVinus, 17-Mike Timko, 18-Lance Carion, 22-Bo Orlando, 24-Pat Randolph, 28-Anthony "A.B." Brown, 31-Gary Basil, 33-Eugene Napoleon, 48-Eric "E.J." Wheeler, 51-Jeff Price, 52-Brian Hendricks, 53-Ted Kester, 61-Mike Fox, 62-Milton Redwine, 64-Dale Wolfley, 66-Theron Ellis, 72-Jack Linn, 82-Calvin Phillips, 84-James "Skip" Fuller, 85-Adrian Moss, 87-Renaldo Turnbull, 89-Rodney Wilson, 92-Darren Whitten, 93-Dale Jackson, 95-Pat Marlatt