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    Virginia Tech Football


    Season Statistics

    Game-by-Game Statistics

    Individual Game-By-Game


    Under NCAA Rules, Virginia Tech does not count statistics from bowl games in the team or individual statistical totals for games prior to the 2002 season.

    Game Results

    OverallConference
    DateOpponentScoreRecordRecordTimeAttendance
    September 7, 1996at AkronW21-181-00-03:0312,993
    September 14, 1996at Boston College *W45-72-01-03:2044,500
    September 21, 1996 RUTGERS *W30-143-02-03:1847,204
    September 28, 1996at Syracuse *L21-523-12-13:1649,069
    October 12, 1996 TEMPLE *W38-04-13-12:4444,208
    October 26, 1996 PITTSBURGH *W34-175-14-13:1443,625
    November 2, 1996 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTEW47-166-14-12:5535,643
    November 9, 1996 EAST CAROLINAW35-147-14-13:0649,128
    November 16, 1996at Miami *W21-78-15-13:2438,814
    November 23, 1996 WEST VIRGINIA *W31-149-16-13:3450,086
    November 29, 1996 VIRGINIAW26-910-16-13:1550,128
    * - Conference Game

    Virginia Tech Game-by-Game

    RushingReceivingPassingKick ReturnPunt ReturnTotal
    DateOpponentNo.YdsTDLongNo.YdsTDLongC-A-IYdsTDLongNo.YdsTDLongNo.YdsTDLongOffense
    September 7, 1996at Akron54216220118111311-22-081113354024861021297
    September 14, 1996at Boston College *452154211424122814-25-124122824703342905456
    September 21, 1996 RUTGERS *492342232428213324-37-12821332360233-104516
    September 28, 1996at Syracuse *361112171115705211-25-31570527116019268160268
    October 12, 1996 TEMPLE *4634947351121645-11-0112164119019788021461
    October 26, 1996 PITTSBURGH *482653281019127110-20-0191271467025530015456
    November 2, 1996 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE6333033571142657-18-01142653115061543011444
    November 9, 1996 EAST CAROLINA513232621526836515-23-0268365491048655018591
    November 16, 1996at Miami *411201221520213415-24-0202134221013225020322
    November 23, 1996 WEST VIRGINIA *381272391623823516-28-123823533801631609365
    November 29, 1996 VIRGINIA472162331519727215-22-0197272474029235024413
    Virginia Tech5182506277314320831772143-255-62083177235678061474491604589
    Opponent385123298018422451074184-384-122243107440810052151861323475
    Games Played: 11
    Avg per rush: 4.8
    Avg per catch: 14.6
    Pass efficiency: 141.99
    Kick ret avg: 19.4
    Punt ret avg: 9.6
    All purpose avg/game: 540.6
    Total offense avg/gm: 417.2
    TacklesSacksFumbleInt PassBlockedPAT
    DateOpponentSoloAstTotalTFLYdsNo.YdsFFFRYdsNo.YdsQBHBRUPKickKicksRushRecvSafetyPoints
    September 7, 1996at Akron5241938.0264.0300000012501-201021
    September 14, 1996at Boston College *64451091.017.07000011813426-600045
    September 21, 1996 RUTGERS *4029693.034.021210003403-300030
    September 28, 1996at Syracuse *66541203.043.018130001113-300021
    October 12, 1996 TEMPLE *59411005.0115.02800014513515-500038
    October 26, 1996 PITTSBURGH *5741984.0222.02500025712604-500034
    November 2, 1996 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE4035754.070.001110208825-500047
    November 9, 1996 EAST CAROLINA4037776.0205.044000209405-500035
    November 16, 1996at Miami *5232845.0233.027000210010413-300021
    November 23, 1996 WEST VIRGINIA *3948872.075.04101811101004-400031
    November 29, 1996 VIRGINIA72381101.013.0253101025902-300026
    Virginia Tech581441102242.012541.032977181223110660741-44010349
    Opponent41344485748.019316.01147170645232219-21001168
    PuntingField GoalsKickoffs
    DateOpponentNo.YdsAvgLongBlockedTBFC50+Inside 20Made-AttLongBlockedNo.YdsAvgTBOB
    September 7, 1996at Akron726337.647020020-000528657.220
    September 14, 1996at Boston College *35719.034100001-1260846157.611
    September 21, 1996 RUTGERS *27839.043001003-4350744263.151
    September 28, 1996at Syracuse *619031.745102000-000422055.001
    October 12, 1996 TEMPLE *415839.548012031-2200743361.930
    October 26, 1996 PITTSBURGH *517935.843002000-100637061.710
    November 2, 1996 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE12929.029000004-53201058958.930
    November 9, 1996 EAST CAROLINA515631.248000010-100527855.611
    November 16, 1996at Miami *515330.645001020-100422355.821
    November 23, 1996 WEST VIRGINIA *834743.451020211-1210628848.001
    November 29, 1996 VIRGINIA521543.060012140-100531062.000
    Virginia Tech51182535.860261031310-1735067390058.2186
    Opponent78297738.27055612117-1149039225057.750

    Opponent Game-by-Game

    RushingReceivingPassingKick ReturnPunt ReturnTotal
    DateOpponentNo.YdsTDLongNo.YdsTDLongC-A-IYdsTDLongNo.YdsTDLongNo.YdsTDLongOffense
    September 7, 1996at Akron34301161819712418-38-01951242410251303225
    September 14, 1996at Boston College *34550142522111625-42-1221116614103522005276
    September 21, 1996 RUTGERS *27411101420313614-30-02031361808112012244
    September 28, 1996at Syracuse *6233837281232488-12-012324837303312514461
    October 12, 1996 TEMPLE *37940211010302710-25-11030274880330000197
    October 26, 1996 PITTSBURGH *36762151516002415-36-21600245137052243028236
    November 2, 1996 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE22811371725516517-34-22551656900211300336
    November 9, 1996 EAST CAROLINA24470151725827417-35-22582743590220000305
    November 16, 1996at Miami *291100302834013228-48-23401321150151606450
    November 23, 1996 WEST VIRGINIA *391291162020912420-52-1209124469029571032338
    November 29, 1996 VIRGINIA412310801217603312-32-11760335890261303407
    Opponent Totals385123298018422451074184-384-122243107440810052151861323475
    Virginia Tech5182506277314320831772143-255-62083177235678061474491604589
    Games Played: 11
    Avg per rush: 3.2
    Avg per catch: 12.2
    Pass efficiency: 99.33
    Kick ret avg: 20.3
    Punt ret avg: 12.4
    All purpose avg/game: 410.7
    Total offense avg/gm: 315.9
    TacklesSacksFumbleInt PassBlockedPAT
    DateOpponentSoloAstTotalTFLYdsNo.YdsFFFRYdsNo.YdsQBHBRUPKickKicksRushRecvSafetyPoints
    September 7, 1996at Akron42601024.5193.019040000201-200121
    September 14, 1996at Boston College *510510.000.000001160111-100045
    September 21, 1996 RUTGERS *4310537.0322.020120121702-200030
    September 28, 1996at Syracuse *4510555.0252.090103271917-700021
    October 12, 1996 TEMPLE *3214462.0162.016010000300-000038
    October 26, 1996 PITTSBURGH *3558934.5100.00010000302-200034
    November 2, 1996 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE43571005.0120.00110000001-200047
    November 9, 1996 EAST CAROLINA32711035.091.04230000102-200035
    November 16, 1996at Miami *2560856.0252.014100000401-100021
    November 23, 1996 WEST VIRGINIA *3741784.0172.014110100102-200031
    November 29, 1996 VIRGINIA2863915.0282.018130000100-000026
    Opponent Totals41344485748.019316.01147170645232219-21001168
    Virginia Tech581441102242.012541.032977181223110660741-44010349
    PuntingField GoalsKickoffs
    DateOpponentNo.YdsAvgLongBlockedTBFC50+Inside 20Made-AttLongBlockedNo.YdsAvgTBOB
    September 7, 1996at Akron941746.369000111-1310318260.700
    September 14, 1996at Boston College *516833.656100120-100210954.500
    September 21, 1996 RUTGERS *826032.544002020-000319565.010
    September 28, 1996at Syracuse *415538.870101221-1230956763.020
    October 12, 1996 TEMPLE *1140236.553110100-00015555.000
    October 26, 1996 PITTSBURGH *836145.154010421-1490420551.300
    November 2, 1996 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE612921.541200001-1390422656.510
    November 9, 1996 EAST CAROLINA834743.455010200-000422556.300
    November 16, 1996at Miami *622337.249011010-20029246.000
    November 23, 1996 WEST VIRGINIA *830337.951011100-000314347.700
    November 29, 1996 VIRGINIA521242.448001013-4360425162.810
    Opponent Totals78297738.27055612117-1149039225057.750
    Virginia Tech51182535.860261031310-1735067390058.2186

    Team Game-By-Game Comparison

    First DownsRushingPassingTotal OffenseReturn
    OpponentScoreTotalRushPassPenAtt-YardsComp-Att-IntYardsPlays-YardsYardsTurnovers
    at Akron21-1824 / 1416 / 34 / 104 / 154-216 / 34-3011-22-0 / 18-38-081 / 19576-297 / 72-225115 / 443 / 0
    at Boston College *45-722 / 227 / 513 / 162 / 145-215 / 34-5514-25-1 / 25-42-1241 / 22170-456 / 76-27694 / 1771 / 1
    RUTGERS *30-1429 / 1315 / 214 / 100 / 149-234 / 27-4124-37-1 / 14-30-0282 / 20386-516 / 57-24435 / 223 / 1
    at Syracuse *21-5212 / 205 / 146 / 61 / 036-111 / 62-33811-25-3 / 8-12-0157 / 12361-268 / 74-461184 / 1254 / 3
    TEMPLE *38-016 / 1212 / 72 / 42 / 146-349 / 37-945-11-0 / 10-25-1112 / 10357-461 / 62-197152 / 881 / 1
    PITTSBURGH *34-1723 / 1616 / 85 / 72 / 148-265 / 36-7610-20-0 / 15-36-2191 / 16068-456 / 72-236154 / 1801 / 2
    LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE47-1625 / 1319 / 23 / 113 / 063-330 / 22-817-18-0 / 17-34-2114 / 25581-444 / 56-336158 / 931 / 3
    EAST CAROLINA35-1425 / 1411 / 211 / 113 / 151-323 / 24-4715-23-0 / 17-35-2268 / 25874-591 / 59-305146 / 593 / 2
    at Miami *21-718 / 245 / 612 / 181 / 041-120 / 29-11015-24-0 / 28-48-2202 / 34065-322 / 77-450146 / 210 / 2
    WEST VIRGINIA *31-1418 / 245 / 1111 / 122 / 138-127 / 39-12916-28-1 / 20-52-1238 / 20966-365 / 91-33865 / 1402 / 2
    VIRGINIA26-920 / 2211 / 108 / 101 / 247-216 / 41-23115-22-0 / 12-32-1197 / 17669-413 / 73-407109 / 921 / 2
    Totals349-168232 / 194122 / 7089 / 11521 / 9518-2506 / 385-1232143-255-6 / 184-384-122083 / 2243773-4589 / 769-34751358 / 104120 / 19
    Note: Game totals are displayed in the format TEAM / OPPONENT for each category
    3rd Down4th DownTime ofTOPAvgAvgAvgPuntingPenalties
    OpponentConversionsConversionsPossessionMarginYards/RushYards/PassYards/PlayNumber-AvgNumber-Yds
    at Akron5-14 / 5-170-1 / 0-228:42 / 31:184.0 / 0.93.7 / 5.13.9 / 3.17-37.6 / 9-46.34-54 / 8-67
    at Boston College *10-16 / 3-140-1 / 1-530:16 / 29:444.8 / 1.69.6 / 5.36.5 / 3.63-19.0 / 5-33.66-77 / 4-42
    RUTGERS *8-15 / 4-141-1 / 1-236:38 / 23:224.8 / 1.57.6 / 6.86.0 / 4.32-39.0 / 8-32.54-35 / 8-38
    at Syracuse *4-13 / 12-170-1 / 0-025:48 / 34:123.1 / 5.56.3 / 10.34.4 / 6.26-31.7 / 4-38.82-17 / 6-43
    TEMPLE *4-12 / 4-161-1 / 0-028:16 / 31:447.6 / 2.510.2 / 4.18.1 / 3.24-39.5 / 11-36.56-64 / 10-68
    PITTSBURGH *4-12 / 5-151-2 / 1-127:49 / 32:115.5 / 2.19.6 / 4.46.7 / 3.35-35.8 / 8-45.15-48 / 8-76
    LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE5-16 / 4-131-2 / 1-236:58 / 23:025.2 / 3.76.3 / 7.55.5 / 6.01-29.0 / 6-21.54-36 / 8-64
    EAST CAROLINA6-11 / 3-130-0 / 1-237:23 / 22:376.3 / 2.011.7 / 7.48.0 / 5.25-31.2 / 8-43.46-58 / 7-77
    at Miami *5-13 / 7-151-2 / 0-130:49 / 29:112.9 / 3.88.4 / 7.15.0 / 5.85-30.6 / 6-37.27-53 / 8-60
    WEST VIRGINIA *6-15 / 9-210-0 / 1-427:02 / 32:583.3 / 3.38.5 / 4.05.5 / 3.78-43.4 / 8-37.95-39 / 7-59
    VIRGINIA6-14 / 4-141-1 / 0-131:39 / 28:214.6 / 5.69.0 / 5.56.0 / 5.65-43.0 / 5-42.45-47 / 9-71
    Totals63-151 / 60-1696-12 / 6-20341:20 / 318:404.8 / 3.28.2 / 5.85.9 / 4.551-35.8 / 78-38.254-528 / 83-665
    Note: Game totals are displayed in the format TEAM / OPPONENT for each category

    Game Superlatives

    Individual Game HighsVirginia TechOpponent
    Rushing Ken Oxendine vs Louisiana-Lafayette (November 2, 1996) Amos Zereoue vs West Virginia (November 23, 1996)
    Tiki Barber vs Virginia (November 29, 1996)
    Yards Rushing Ken Oxendine vs Temple (October 12, 1996) Tiki Barber vs Virginia (November 29, 1996)
    TD Rushes Ken Oxendine vs Temple (October 12, 1996) Tebucky Jones at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    Long Rush Marcus Parker vs Temple (October 12, 1996) Tiki Barber vs Virginia (November 29, 1996)
    Pass Attempts Jim Druckenmiller vs Rutgers (September 21, 1996) Chad Johnston vs West Virginia (November 23, 1996)
    Pass Completions Jim Druckenmiller vs Rutgers (September 21, 1996) Matt Hasselbeck at Boston College (September 14, 1996)
    Yards Passing Jim Druckenmiller vs Rutgers (September 21, 1996) Dan Gonzalez vs East Carolina (November 9, 1996)
    TD Passes Jim Druckenmiller vs East Carolina (November 9, 1996) Donovan McNabb at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    Dan Gonzalez vs East Carolina (November 9, 1996)
    Long Pass Jim Druckenmiller vs Virginia (November 29, 1996) Dan Gonzalez vs East Carolina (November 9, 1996)
    Receptions Michael Stuewe vs Rutgers (September 21, 1996) Devon Scott at Akron (September 7, 1996)
    Yatil Green at Miami (November 16, 1996)
    David Saunders vs West Virginia (November 23, 1996)
    Yards Receiving Cornelius White at Boston College (September 14, 1996) Yatil Green at Miami (November 16, 1996)
    TD Receptions Bryan Jennings at Boston College (September 14, 1996)
    Shawn Scales vs Pittsburgh (October 26, 1996)
    Cornelius White vs West Virginia (November 23, 1996)
    Carl Whitt at Akron (September 7, 1996)
    Todd Pollack at Boston College (September 14, 1996)
    Rob Seeger vs Rutgers (September 21, 1996)
    Deon Maddox at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    Quinton Spotwood at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    Donald Richard vs Louisiana-Lafayette (November 2, 1996)
    Larry Shannon vs East Carolina (November 9, 1996)
    LaMont Chappell vs East Carolina (November 9, 1996)
    Chris Jones at Miami (November 16, 1996)
    David Saunders vs West Virginia (November 23, 1996)
    Long Reception Cornelius White vs Virginia (November 29, 1996) Larry Shannon vs East Carolina (November 9, 1996)
    Field Goals Shayne Graham vs Louisiana-Lafayette (November 2, 1996) Rafael Garcia vs Virginia (November 29, 1996)
    Long Field Goal Shayne Graham vs Rutgers (September 21, 1996) Chris Ferencik vs Pittsburgh (October 26, 1996)
    Punts Jimmy Kibble vs West Virginia (November 23, 1996) Josh Boies vs Temple (October 12, 1996)
    Punting Average John Thomas vs Temple (October 12, 1996) Sean Reali at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    Long Punt Jimmy Kibble vs Virginia (November 29, 1996) Sean Reali at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    Long Punt Return Cornelius White at Syracuse (September 28, 1996) Alvin Swoope vs West Virginia (November 23, 1996)
    Long Kickoff Return Shawn Scales vs Louisiana-Lafayette (November 2, 1996) Curtis Anderson vs Pittsburgh (October 26, 1996)
    Tackles Myron Newsome at Syracuse (September 28, 1996) Damon Mason vs Louisiana-Lafayette (November 2, 1996)
    Sacks Cornell Brown vs West Virginia (November 23, 1996) Jason Taylor at Akron (September 7, 1996)
    John Thornton vs West Virginia (November 23, 1996)
    Duane Ashman vs Virginia (November 29, 1996)
    Tackles For Loss Brandon Semones at Akron (September 7, 1996) Jason Taylor at Akron (September 7, 1996)
    Duane Ashman vs Virginia (November 29, 1996)
    Interceptions Antonio Banks at Boston College (September 14, 1996)
    Antonio Banks vs Temple (October 12, 1996)
    Antonio Banks vs Pittsburgh (October 26, 1996)
    Loren Johnson vs Pittsburgh (October 26, 1996)
    Antonio Banks vs Louisiana-Lafayette (November 2, 1996)
    Loren Johnson vs Louisiana-Lafayette (November 2, 1996)
    Loren Johnson vs East Carolina (November 9, 1996)
    Anthony Midget vs East Carolina (November 9, 1996)
    Keion Carpenter at Miami (November 16, 1996)
    Torrian Gray at Miami (November 16, 1996)
    Brandon Semones vs West Virginia (November 23, 1996)
    Torrian Gray vs Virginia (November 29, 1996)
    Shalom Tolefree at Boston College (September 14, 1996)
    Peter Clarke vs Rutgers (September 21, 1996)
    Rod Gadson at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    Anthony Walker at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    Keith Bulluck at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    Mike Logan vs West Virginia (November 23, 1996)
    Team Game HighsVirginia TechOpponent
    Rushingvs Louisiana-Lafayette (November 2, 1996)at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    Yards Rushingvs Temple (October 12, 1996)at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    Yards Per Rushvs Temple (October 12, 1996)vs Virginia (November 29, 1996)
    TD Rushesat Boston College (September 14, 1996)
    vs Temple (October 12, 1996)
    at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    Pass Attemptsvs Rutgers (September 21, 1996)vs West Virginia (November 23, 1996)
    Pass Completionsvs Rutgers (September 21, 1996)at Miami (November 16, 1996)
    Yards Passingvs Rutgers (September 21, 1996)at Miami (November 16, 1996)
    Yards Per Passvs East Carolina (November 9, 1996)at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    TD Passesvs East Carolina (November 9, 1996)at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    vs East Carolina (November 9, 1996)
    Total Playsvs Rutgers (September 21, 1996)vs West Virginia (November 23, 1996)
    Total Offensevs East Carolina (November 9, 1996)at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    Yards Per Playvs Temple (October 12, 1996)at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    Pointsat Boston College (September 14, 1996)at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    Sacks Byat Boston College (September 14, 1996)at Akron (September 7, 1996)
    First Downsvs Rutgers (September 21, 1996)at Miami (November 16, 1996)
    vs West Virginia (November 23, 1996)
    Penaltiesat Miami (November 16, 1996)vs Temple (October 12, 1996)
    Penalty Yardsat Boston College (September 14, 1996)vs East Carolina (November 9, 1996)
    Turnoversat Syracuse (September 28, 1996)at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)
    vs Louisiana-Lafayette (November 2, 1996)
    Interceptions Byvs Pittsburgh (October 26, 1996)
    vs Louisiana-Lafayette (November 2, 1996)
    vs East Carolina (November 9, 1996)
    at Miami (November 16, 1996)
    at Syracuse (September 28, 1996)

    Red-Zone Results

    Virginia Tech Inside Opponent Red-Zone

    TimesTimesPointsTouchdownFGsFailed to score in RZ
    DateOpponentScorein RZscoredscoredTDsRushPassmadeFGAdownsint.fumbhalfgame
    September 7, 1996at AkronW21-1853213210010100
    September 14, 1996at Boston College *W45-766385321000000
    September 21, 1996 RUTGERS *W30-1476303213000100
    September 28, 1996at Syracuse *L21-5222142200000000
    October 12, 1996 TEMPLE *W38-033172201000000
    October 26, 1996 PITTSBURGH *W34-1744274310000000
    November 2, 1996 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTEW47-1697333304010100
    November 9, 1996 EAST CAROLINAW35-1454284220100000
    November 16, 1996at Miami *W21-732142110100000
    November 23, 1996 WEST VIRGINIA *W31-1433172111000000
    November 29, 1996 VIRGINIAW26-954264220100000
    Totals 44 of 52 (84.6%) 524426534231110320300

    Opponent Inside Virginia Tech Red-Zone

    TimesTimesPointsTouchdownFGsFailed to score in RZ
    DateOpponentScorein RZscoredscoredTDsRushPassmadeFGAdownsint.fumbhalfgame
    September 7, 1996at AkronW21-1833162111000000
    September 14, 1996at Boston College *W45-73171010010010
    September 21, 1996 RUTGERS *W30-1422142110000000
    September 28, 1996at Syracuse *L21-5265314221000100
    October 12, 1996 TEMPLE *W38-00000000000000
    October 26, 1996 PITTSBURGH *W34-1732142200001000
    November 2, 1996 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTEW47-162171100001000
    November 9, 1996 EAST CAROLINAW35-142171010001000
    November 16, 1996at Miami *W21-74171010102000
    November 23, 1996 WEST VIRGINIA *W31-1432142110010000
    November 29, 1996 VIRGINIAW26-94390003010000
    Totals 21 of 32 (65.6%) 322112616885135110

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