#11 Oklahoma State vs West Virginia
December 25, 1987 12:47pm at Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, TX

Oklahoma State
West Virginia
RushingNo.RgLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals4719491854193.9
Thurman Thomas3316031574194.8
Barry Sanders620119063.2
Mike Gundy81459051.1
RushingNo.RgLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals70356253313234.7
Anthony "A.B." Brown3216701672235.2
Major Harris24128251030164.3
Craig Taylor12580581184.8
Eugene Napoleon2303031.5
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals121821611440
Mike Gundy121821611440
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals271540451
Major Harris271540451
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1216114413.4
Dykes37204424.0
Thurman Thomas3200136.7
Williams11901919.0
Dillard318186.0
Keith11601616.0
Green11601616.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals25404527.0
Grantis Bell14504545.0
Keith Winn19099.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals26633.056
Cooper15656.056
TEAM11010.010
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals312341.043
Lance Carion312341.043
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals3291235828233
Barry Sanders3291212828   
Thurman Thomas   23020   
Wade Weller      100
Jerry Deckard      133
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals0004722122323
Grantis Bell   35119   
John Talley   12121   
Darnell Warren      12323
Rodney Wilson      100
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals18516158293436
Thurman Thomas1572030  207
Barry Sanders19 2829 76
Dykes 72   72
Williams 19   19
Dillard 18   18
Keith 16   16
Green 16   16
Mike Gundy9    9
Jerry Deckard    33
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals3315472023480
Anthony "A.B." Brown167    167
Major Harris103    103
Grantis Bell 4551  96
Craig Taylor58    58
Darnell Warren    2323
John Talley  21  21
Keith Winn 9   9
Eugene Napoleon3    3
 Oklahoma StateWest Virginia
First Downs2322
 Rushing  
 Passing  
 Penalty  
NET YARDS RUSHING185331
 Rushing Attempts4770
 Average Per Rush3.94.7
 Rushing Touchdowns43
 Yards Gained Rushing194356
 Yards Lost Rushing925
NET YARDS PASSING16154
 Completions-Attempts-Int12-18-22-7-1
 Average Per Attempt8.97.7
 Average Per Completion13.427.0
 Passing Touchdowns10
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS346385
 Total Offense Plays6577
 Average Gain Per Play5.35.0
Fumbles: Number-Lost0-01-0
Penalties: Number-Yards2-158-79
PUNTS-YARDS2-663-123
 Average Yards Per Punt33.041.0
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-29-00-0-
 Average Per Return9.70.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-58-04-72-0
 Average Per Return19.318.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD1-3-02-23-1
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD0-0-00-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards00
Possession Time27:3132:29
Third Down Conversions of of
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards1-80-0
Oklahoma State
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals6521862.002.000002320
 Jerry Deckard8210       131 
 Sim Drain909           
 Ricky Shaw6281.0 1.0        
 Ken Cumby617           
 Melvin Gilliam527           
 Robert Nunn426           
 David Bailey246           
 Ron Williams2461.0 1.0        
 Kim Johnson325           
 Milton Cockrell404           
 Brandon Colbert303           
 Marcus Jones303           
 Shawn Mackey303           
 Wade Weller303       10  
 Rod Smith022           
 Greg McCallister101         1 
 Vernon Victor101           
 Brent Parker101           
 Vernon Brown101           
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals452267 05.0000022310
2Terry White617         1 
70Brad Hunt437  1.0        
22Bo Orlando426           
66Theron Ellis325           
98David Grant325  1.0        
94Chris Parker145  2.0        
5Preston Waters404           
45Robert Pickett404           
53Ted Kester303           
89Rodney Wilson303       10  
49Chris Haering123           
59Eric Lester123           
4Stacy Smith202           
93Dale Jackson112           
47Willie Edwards112           
54Darnell Warren112  1.0    123  
25Lawrence Drumgoole112           
73Scott Summits101           
88Harvey Smith101           
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
113:28OSU - Thurman Thomas 5 yd rush TD (Kick by Blanchard Good), 2-49 0:287-0
18:49WVU - Anthony "A.B." Brown 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Charlie Baumann Good), 13-80 4:397-7
15:16OSU - Thurman Thomas 9 yd rush TD (Kick by Blanchard Good), 8-68 3:3314-7
213:56WVU - Anthony "A.B." Brown 5 yd rush TD (Kick by Charlie Baumann Good), 16-76 6:2014-14
25:40WVU - Charlie Baumann 33 yd FG, 5-26 1:4614-17
24:54WVU - Darnell Warren 23 yd interception return TD (Kick by Charlie Baumann Good)14-24
311:25OSU - Thurman Thomas 4 yd rush TD (Kick by Blanchard Good), 6-56 2:0321-24
37:12WVU - Charlie Baumann 38 yd FG, 9-59 4:1321-27
31:43OSU - Dillard 6 yd TD pass from Mike Gundy (Kick by Blanchard Good), 6-39 2:0628-27
45:13OSU - Thurman Thomas 4 yd rush TD (Kick by Blanchard Good), 13-74 5:2435-27
41:13WVU - Craig Taylor 6 yd rush TD (Pass by Major Harris Fail), 10-58 4:0035-33
Attendance: 43,240
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Oklahoma State14014735
West Virginia7173633
Start Time: 12:47pm
Temperature: 35 • Wind: E 8mph • Weather: Cold, intermittent snow
Oklahoma State
Pos##Offense
No results found.
West Virginia
Pos##Offense
No results found.
Pos##Defense
No results found.
Pos##Defense
No results found.
-Barry Sanders, -David Bailey, -Brent Parker, -Ken Cumby, -Vernon Brown, -Thurman Thomas, -Mike Gundy, -Dykes, -Dillard, -Keith, -Green, -Cooper, -Williams, -Ricky Shaw, -Robert Nunn, -Brandon Colbert, -Melvin Gilliam, -Milton Cockrell, -Wade Weller, -Vernon Victor, -Rod Smith, -Greg McCallister, -Jerry Deckard, -Ron Williams, -Sim Drain, -Shawn Mackey, -Marcus Jones, -Kim Johnson, -Blanchard
1-Grantis Bell, 2-Terry White, 4-Stacy Smith, 5-Preston Waters, 7-John Talley, 8-Charlie Baumann, 9-Major Harris, 18-Lance Carion, 20-Craig Taylor, 22-Bo Orlando, 25-Lawrence Drumgoole, 28-Anthony "A.B." Brown, 33-Eugene Napoleon, 45-Robert Pickett, 47-Willie Edwards, 49-Chris Haering, 53-Ted Kester, 54-Darnell Warren, 59-Eric Lester, 66-Theron Ellis, 70-Brad Hunt, 73-Scott Summits, 81-Keith Winn, 88-Harvey Smith, 89-Rodney Wilson, 93-Dale Jackson, 94-Chris Parker, 98-David Grant