#6 Syracuse vs West Virginia
November 21, 1987 8:07pm at Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY

Syracuse
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals46271242472315.4
Robert Drummond1310001000317.7
Daryl Johnston11760761196.9
Michael Owens10775720307.2
Byron Abraham2202121.0
Don McPherson101619-306-0.3
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals59287112763164.7
Undra Johnson2112011191165.7
Major Harris18791069193.8
Eugene Napoleon7460460156.6
Craig Taylor13420421113.2
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals152842462652
Don McPherson152842462652
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals71511971500
Major Harris71511971500
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1524626516.4
Michael Owens27116535.5
Thomas Kane35803019.3
Patrick Kelly6501178.3
Deval Glover24303021.5
Daryl Johnston22402012.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals719715028.1
John Talley411314528.3
Harvey Smith15005050.0
Craig Taylor13103131.0
Eugene Napoleon13033.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals15050.050
Cooper Gardiner15050.050
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals419147.851
Lance Carion419147.851
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals32516513643100
Thomas Kane32516      
Michael Owens   36428   
Christopher Ingram   27243   
Markus Paul      100
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals0003612643120
John Talley   36126   
Willie Edwards      100
Darnell Warren      11111
Preston Waters      12020
Terry White      100
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals250246136250657
Michael Owens727164  207
Robert Drummond100    100
Daryl Johnston7624   100
Thomas Kane 58 25 83
Christopher Ingram  72  72
Patrick Kelly 50   50
Deval Glover 43   43
Byron Abraham2    2
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals27619761031565
John Talley 11361  174
Undra Johnson119    119
Craig Taylor4231   73
Major Harris69    69
Harvey Smith 50   50
Eugene Napoleon463   49
Preston Waters    2020
Darnell Warren    1111
 SyracuseWest Virginia
First Downs2523
 Rushing1617
 Passing96
 Penalty00
NET YARDS RUSHING247276
 Rushing Attempts4659
 Average Per Rush5.44.7
 Rushing Touchdowns23
 Yards Gained Rushing271287
 Yards Lost Rushing2411
NET YARDS PASSING246197
 Completions-Attempts-Int15-28-47-15-1
 Average Per Attempt8.813.1
 Average Per Completion16.428.1
 Passing Touchdowns21
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS493473
 Total Offense Plays7474
 Average Gain Per Play6.76.4
Fumbles: Number-Lost3-23-2
Penalties: Number-Yards1-54-35
PUNTS-YARDS1-504-191
 Average Yards Per Punt50.047.8
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-25-00-0-
 Average Per Return8.30.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD5-136-03-61-0
 Average Per Return27.220.3
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD1-0-04-31-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-0-02-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards00
Possession Time28:1131:49
Third Down Conversions9 of 147 of 14
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards0-02-13
Syracuse
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00001000
 Markus Paul          10  
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000043100
47Willie Edwards          10  
54Darnell Warren          111  
5Preston Waters          120  
2Terry White          10  
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
10:59WVU - John Talley 45 yd TD pass from Major Harris (Kick by Charlie Baumann Good), 1-45 0:077-0
212:33SU - Byron Abraham 2 yd rush TD (Kick by Timothy Vesling Good), 9-38 3:187-7
26:09SU - Timothy Vesling 30 yd FG, 10-70 3:147-10
22:56WVU - Craig Taylor 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Charlie Baumann Good), 8-80 3:1314-10
30:36WVU - Charlie Baumann 30 yd FG, 19-86 8:4517-10
413:29SU - Michael Owens 65 yd TD pass from Don McPherson (Kick by Timothy Vesling Good), 5-73 2:0217-17
410:06WVU - Major Harris 3 yd rush TD (Kick by Charlie Baumann Good), 8-75 3:1424-17
45:34SU - Daryl Johnston 19 yd rush TD (Kick by Timothy Vesling Good), 9-73 4:2624-24
41:32WVU - Undra Johnson 10 yd rush TD (Kick by Charlie Baumann Good), 9-67 3:5631-24
40:10SU - Patrick Kelly 17 yd TD pass from Don McPherson (Rush by Michael Owens Good), 5-74 1:1731-32
Attendance: 49,866
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Syracuse01002232
West Virginia7731431
Start Time: 8:07pm
Syracuse
West Virginia
Thomas Kane, Michael Owens, Patrick Kelly, Cooper Gardiner, Timothy Vesling, Don McPherson, Byron Abraham, Markus Paul, Daryl Johnston, Christopher Ingram, Robert Drummond, Deval Glover
2-Terry White, 5-Preston Waters, 7-John Talley, 8-Charlie Baumann, 9-Major Harris, 18-Lance Carion, 20-Craig Taylor, 33-Eugene Napoleon, 34-Undra Johnson, 47-Willie Edwards, 54-Darnell Warren, 88-Harvey Smith