Fog 66°
    Syracuse
    VT
    Virginia Tech
    VT
    35
    21
    FINAL
    1234 T
    Syracuse (4-0)071414 35
    Virginia Tech (0-3)14700 21

    Final

    September 26, 1987
    Lane, Blacksburg, Va.

    Kickoff time: 1:01 pm
    End of Game: 3:50 pm
    Total elapsed time: 2:49
    Temperature: 65
    Wind: 0-5 NW
    Weather: Fair, Sunny
    Attendance: 33,300

    Referee: Michael Donato
    Umpire: Bill Wampler
    Linesman: Sandford Rivers
    Line judge: Ray Menton
    Back judge: John Hunt
    Field judge: Walter Lucas
    Side judge: Joe Long
    Scoring Summary
    First QuarterSUVT
    TD12:15Steve Johnson 8 yd Pass From Erik Chapman (Chris Kinzer Kick)07
    TD09:52Myron Richardson 9 yd Pass From Erik Chapman (Chris Kinzer Kick)014
    Second QuarterSUVT
    TD12:35Michael Owens 34 yd Pass From Don McPherson (Tim Vesling Kick)714
    TD09:41Don Stokes 0 yd Blocked Punt Return (Chris Kinzer Kick)721
    Third QuarterSUVT
    TD06:59Chris Barnes 4 yd Rush (Tim Vesling Kick)1421
    TD01:16Tommy Kane 17 yd Pass From Don McPherson (Tim Vesling Kick)2121
    Fourth QuarterSUVT
    TD10:54Robert Drummond 51 yd Rush (Tim Vesling Kick)2821
    TD07:07Tommy Kane 11 yd Pass From Don McPherson (Tim Vesling Kick)3521

    Team Stats SU VT
    FIRST DOWNS
      Rushing
      Passing
      Penalty
    NET YARDS RUSHING
      Rushing Attempts
      Average Per Rush
      Rushing Touchdowns
      Yards Gained Rushing
      Yards Lost Rushing
    NET YARDS PASSING
      Completions-Attempts-Int
      Average Per Attempt
      Average Per Completion
      Passing Touchdowns
    TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS
      Total offense plays
      Average Gain Per Play
    Fumbles: Number-Lost
    Penalties: Number-Yards
    PUNTS-YARDS
      Average Yards Per Punt
      Net Yards Per Punt
      Inside 20
      50+ Yards
      Touchbacks
      Fair catch
    Team Stats SU VT
    KICKOFFS-YARDS
      Average Yards Per Kickoff
      Net Yards Per Kickoff
      Touchbacks
    Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD
      Average Per Return
    Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD
      Average Per Return
    Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD
    Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD
    Miscellaneous Yards
    Possession Time
      1st Quarter
      2nd Quarter
      3rd Quarter
      4th Quarter
    Third-Down Conversions
    Fourth-Down Conversions
    Red-Zone Scores-Chances
      Touchdowns
      Field Goals
    Sacks By: Number-Yards
    PAT Kicks
    Field Goals

    Syracuse Rushing
    Daryl Johnston
    Robert Drummond
    Michael Owens
    Chris Barnes
    Tommy Kane
    Byron Abraham
    Duane Kinnon
    TEAM
    Don McPherson
    Total
    Virginia Tech Rushing
    Earnie Jones
    Jon Jeffries
    Sean Donnelly
    Malcolm Blacken
    Erik Chapman
    Total

    Syracuse Passing
    Cmp-Att-Int
    Don McPherson13-25-1
    Total13-25-1
    Virginia Tech Passing
    Cmp-Att-Int
    Erik Chapman15-32-2
    Total15-32-2

    Syracuse Receiving
    Robert Drummond
    Tommy Kane
    Deval Glover
    Rob Moore
    Michael Owens
    Total
    Virginia Tech Receiving
    Steve Johnson
    Myron Richardson
    Jon Jeffries
    Sean Donnelly
    Rich Fox
    Total

    Syracuse Punting
    Cooper Gardiner
    TEAM
    Total
    Virginia Tech Punting
    Tony Romero
    Total

    Syracuse All Returns
      Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
    Tommy Kane
    Michael Owens
    Markus Paul
    David Bavaro
    Total
    Virginia Tech All Returns
      Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
    Jimmy Whitten
    Jon Jeffries
    Myron Richardson
    Roger Brown
    Darwin Herdman
    Don Stokes
    Total

    Syracuse All Purpose
    Michael Owens
    Robert Drummond
    Daryl Johnston
    Tommy Kane
    Chris Barnes
    Deval Glover
    Rob Moore
    Markus Paul
    Byron Abraham
    Duane Kinnon
    David Bavaro
    TEAM
    Don McPherson
    Total
    Virginia Tech All Purpose
    Jon Jeffries
    Myron Richardson
    Steve Johnson
    Jimmy Whitten
    Earnie Jones
    Sean Donnelly
    Darwin Herdman
    Roger Brown
    Malcolm Blacken
    Don Stokes
    Rich Fox
    Erik Chapman
    Total

    Syracuse Field Goal Attempts
    Tim Vesling
    Virginia Tech Field Goal Attempts
    Chris Kinzer

    Syracuse Kickoffs
    Tim Vesling
    Total
    Virginia Tech Kickoffs
    Chris Kinzer
    Total

    Syracuse Fumbles
    TEAM
    Don McPherson
    Virginia Tech Fumbles
    Erik Chapman

    Syracuse Drive Summary
    Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed
    Qtr Spot Obtained Spot How Lost Pl-Yds
    1SU20KOSU31PUNT4-11
    1SU24KOSU09FUMB4--15
    1SU22KOSU44PUNT5-22
    1SU47INTVT14FGA7-39
    2SU36PUNTVT00TD6-64
    2SU47PUNTSU47PUNT3-0
    2SU45KOVT41PUNT6-14
    2SU14PUNTSU33INT3-19
    2SU28FGASU34HALF5-6
    3SU20PUNTVT00TD8-80
    3SU29PUNTVT00TD8-71
    3VT49INTVT47PUNT6-2
    4SU43PUNTVT00TD2-57
    4VT38PUNTVT00TD5-38
    4SU45PUNTVT46PUNT6-9
    Quarter Half Total
    1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
    Time of possession08:2410:2506:5208:3918:4915:3134:20
    Third Down Conversions0/43/53/33/53/96/89/17
    Fourth Down Conversions0/10/00/00/00/10/00/1
    Virginia Tech Drive Summary
    Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed
    Qtr Spot Obtained Spot How Lost Pl-Yds
    1VT40PUNTSU00TD4-60
    1SU09FUMBSU00TD3-9
    1VT21PUNTVT37INT5-16
    1VT20FGAVT25PUNT3-5
    2VT20KOVT20PUNT3-0
    2SU00PUNTSU00TD0-0
    2VT20PUNTVT48PUNT8-28
    2SU36INTSU28FGA6-8
    3VT37KOSU34PUNT8-29
    3VT31KOVT33PUNT6-2
    3VT30KOVT30INT1-0
    4VT06PUNTVT10PUNT3-4
    4VT04KOVT06PUNT3-2
    4VT20KOVT21PUNT3-1
    4VT16PUNTSU38HALF8-46
    Quarter Half Total
    1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
    Time of possession06:3604:3508:0806:2111:1114:2925:40
    Third Down Conversions3/41/42/41/44/83/87/16
    Fourth Down Conversions0/00/00/00/00/00/00/0

    Syracuse Defense
    Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
    Ted Gregory84122.0/61.0/12------
    David Bavaro268----1-0---
    Keith Friberg2461.0/4-------
    Dan Bucey145-----1--
    Jeff Mangram235-----1--
    David Holmes325--------
    Chris Ingram314--------
    Paul Frase4-4-2.0/11------
    Terry Wooden314-1.0/8------
    Brian LeBaron123--------
    Jeff Buskirk2-2-----1--
    Sean Whiteman2-2--------
    Rob Thomson-22--------
    Markus Paul112----1-15---
    Rob Burnett1-1-1.0/8------
    Jim Gaughan-11--------
    Alain Greer1-1-1.0/7------
    Tim Vesling1-1--------
    Brian Fetherolf1-1--------
    Total3831693.0/106.0/46-2-153

    Virginia Tech Defense
    Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
    Scott Hill149231.0/13.0/19------
    Randy Cockrell10818--------
    Chuck Watson6814-1.0/6---1-1
    Leslie Bailey6814--------
    Jimmy Whitten4913-1.0/5----11
    Eddie Neel5813--------
    Carter Wiley5510-----2--
    Greg Drew5491.0/1------1
    Bobby Martin347--------
    Al Wiley5161.0/1-------
    Roger Brown325--------
    Victor Jones4151.0/11.0/7------
    Al Chamblee235--------
    Darwin Herdman134---1-01-5---
    Scott Rice314--------
    Don Stokes123--------
    Randolph Kidd1-1--------
    Steve Johnson1-1--------
    Rodney Varney-11--------
    Total79771564.0/44.0/271-01-5313

    Play-By-Play
    1st Quarter
    Syracuse Captains: 93-Gregory, 9-McPherson, & 94-Frase
    VT Captains: 16-Chapman, 37-Neal, & 87-Johnson
    VT wins the toss and defers, Syracuse to receive in the North.
    VT ball on VT35.
    Kinzer,C. kickoff 65 yards to the SU0, touchback.
    SYRACUSE drive start at 15:00.
    1 and 10 at SU20Drummond,R. rush for 11 yards to the SU31, 1ST DOWN SU (Rice,S.).
    1 and 10 at SU31McPherson,D. rush over right end for no gain to the SU31 (Wiley,C.).
    2 and 10 at SU31McPherson,D. pass incomplete to Kane,T..
    3 and 10 at SU31McPherson,D. pass incomplete to Johnston,D..
    4 and 10 at SU31Gardiner,C. punt 32 yards to the VT37, Brown,R. return 3 yards to the VT40 (Holmes,D.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 11 yards, TOP 1:03
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 13:57.
    1 and 10 at VT40Chapman,E. pass complete to Richardson,M. for 50 yards to the SU10, 1ST DOWN VT (Ingram,C.).
    1 and Goal at SU10Blacken,M. rush right for 1 yard to the SU9 (Frase,P.;Mangram,J.).
    2 and Goal at SU09Blacken,M. rush up middle for 1 yard to the SU8 (Gregory,T.;Bavaro,D.).
    3 and Goal at SU08Chapman,E. pass complete to Johnson,S. for 8 yards to the SU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 12:15.
    Kinzer,C. kick attempt good.
    Kinzer,C. kickoff 58 yards to the SU7, Owens,M. return 17 yards to the SU24 (Stokes,D.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 60 yards, TOP 1:42
    SYRACUSE drive start at 12:15.
    1 and 10 at SU24Drummond,R. rush left for 2 yards to the SU26 (Drew,G.).
    2 and 8 at SU26McPherson,D. pass incomplete to Kane,T..
    3 and 8 at SU26McPherson,D. sacked for loss of 7 yards to the SU19 (Watson,C.;Hill,S.).
    4 and 15 at SU19TEAM rush for loss of 10 yards to the SU9, fumble by TEAM recovered by VT Herdman,D. at SU9.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, -15 yards, TOP 1:33
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 10:42.
    1 and Goal at SU09Chapman,E. pass incomplete.
    2 and Goal at SU09Jeffries,J. rush for no gain to the SU9 (Bavaro,D.).
    3 and Goal at SU09Chapman,E. pass complete to Richardson,M. for 9 yards to the SU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 09:52.
    Kinzer,C. kick attempt good.
    Kinzer,C. kickoff 63 yards to the SU2, Owens,M. return 20 yards to the SU22 (Watson,C.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 9 yards, TOP 0:50
    SYRACUSE drive start at 09:52.
    1 and 10 at SU22Johnston,D. rush left for 5 yards to the SU27 (Wiley,A.).
    2 and 5 at SU27Johnston,D. rush up middle for 8 yards to the SU35, 1ST DOWN SU (Chamblee,A.).
    1 and 10 at SU35McPherson,D. rush right for 3 yards to the SU38 (Hill,S.;Chamblee,A.).
    2 and 7 at SU38McPherson,D. pass incomplete to Kelly,P..
    3 and 7 at SU38McPherson,D. pass complete to Drummond,R. for 6 yards to the SU44 (Neel,E.).
    4 and 1 at SU44Gardiner,C. punt 38 yards to the VT18, Richardson,M. return 3 yards to the VT21.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 22 yards, TOP 2:34
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 07:18.
    1 and 10 at VT21Chapman,E. pass complete to Johnson,S. for 8 yards to the VT29 (Bavaro,D.;Holmes,D.).
    2 and 2 at VT29Blacken,M. rush over right end for 1 yard to the VT30 (Bucey,D.).
    3 and 1 at VT30Jones,E. rush up middle for 6 yards to the VT36, 1ST DOWN VT (Bucey,D.).
    1 and 10 at VT36Jeffries,J. rush up middle for 1 yard to the VT37 (Friberg,K.;Gregory,T.).
    2 and 9 at VT37Chapman,E. pass intercepted by Bavaro,D. at the SU47, Bavaro,D. return 0 yards to the SU47.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 16 yards, TOP 2:34
    SYRACUSE drive start at 04:44.
    1 and 10 at SU47McPherson,D. pass complete to Drummond,R. for 8 yards to the VT45 (Cockrell,R.;Bailey,L.).
    2 and 2 at VT45Johnston,D. rush up middle for 2 yards to the VT43, 1ST DOWN SU (Watson,C.).
    1 and 10 at VT43Johnston,D. rush up middle for 23 yards to the VT20, 1ST DOWN SU (Whitten,J.).
    1 and 10 at VT20Barnes,C. rush up middle for 5 yards to the VT15 (Cockrell,R.).
    2 and 5 at VT15Drummond,R. rush over left end for 1 yard to the VT14 (Cockrell,R.;Wiley,A.).
    3 and 4 at VT14McPherson,D. rush quarterback draw for no gain to the VT14 (Hill,S.;Cockrell,R.).
    4 and 4 at VT14Vesling,T. field goal attempt from 30 MISSED - wide left, spot at VT20, clock 01:30.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 39 yards, TOP 3:14
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 01:30.
    1 and 10 at VT20Jeffries,J. rush over left end for 4 yards to the VT24 (Mangram,J.).
    2 and 6 at VT24Jones,E. rush right for 1 yard to the VT25 (Friberg,K.).
    3 and 5 at VT25Chapman,E. pass incomplete to Blacken,M..
    4 and 5 at VT25Romero,T. punt 44 yards to the SU31, Kane,T. return 5 yards to the SU36.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 5 yards, TOP 1:30
    SYRACUSE drive start at 00:00.
    2nd Quarter
    Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
    1 and 10 at SU36Johnston,D. rush right for 7 yards to the SU43 (Wiley,A.;Herdman,D.).
    2 and 3 at SU43Johnston,D. rush right for 14 yards to the VT43, 1ST DOWN SU (Bailey,L.;Wiley,C.).
    1 and 10 at VT43Owens,M. rush over left end for 15 yards to the VT28, 1ST DOWN SU (Bailey,L.).
    1 and 10 at VT28Owens,M. rush left for 1 yard to the VT27 (Hill,S.).
    2 and 9 at VT27McPherson,D. sacked for loss of 7 yards to the VT34 (Hill,S.).
    3 and 16 at VT34McPherson,D. pass complete to Owens,M. for 34 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN SU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 12:35.
    Vesling,T. kick attempt good.
    Vesling,T. kickoff 65 yards to the VT0, touchback.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 64 yards, TOP 2:25
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 12:35.
    1 and 10 at VT20Chapman,E. pass incomplete to Eddy,D..
    2 and 10 at VT20Chapman,E. pass incomplete to Eddy,D..
    3 and 10 at VT20Chapman,E. pass complete to Fox,R. for no gain to the VT20 (Bavaro,D.).
    4 and 10 at VT20Romero,T. punt 38 yards to the SU42, PENALTY VT kick catching interference 5 yards to the SU47, 1st and 10, SU ball on SU47.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 0 yards, TOP 0:54
    SYRACUSE drive start at 11:41.
    1 and 10 at SU47McPherson,D. pass complete to Moore,R. for 6 yards to the VT47 (Rice,S.).
    2 and 4 at VT47Drummond,R. rush over right end for no gain to the VT47 (Jones,V.).
    3 and 4 at VT47McPherson,D. sacked for loss of 6 yards to the SU47 (Jones,V.).
    4 and 10 at SU47TEAM punt BLOCKED, recovered by VT Stokes,D. at SU0 (blocked by Whitten,J.), Stokes,D. for no gain to the SU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 09:41.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 0 yards, TOP 2:00
    Kinzer,C. kick attempt good.
    Kinzer,C. kickoff 59 yards to the SU6, Owens,M. return 39 yards to the SU45 (Rice,S.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 0 plays, 0 yards, TOP 0:00
    SYRACUSE drive start at 09:41.
    Kinzer (VT) shaken up on the play.
    1 and 10 at SU45Drummond,R. rush up middle for 6 yards to the VT49 (Drew,G.).
    2 and 4 at VT49McPherson,D. rush over right end for 3 yards to the VT46 (Hill,S.).
    3 and 1 at VT46PENALTY SU illegal procedure 5 yards to the SU49.
    3 and 6 at SU49McPherson,D. pass complete to Glover,D. for 14 yards to the VT37, 1ST DOWN SU (Brown,R.).
    1 and 10 at VT37McPherson,D. sacked for loss of 7 yards to the VT44 (Whitten,J.).
    2 and 17 at VT44Owens,M. rush up middle for 3 yards to the VT41 (Hill,S.).
    3 and 14 at VT41McPherson,D. pass incomplete to Kelly,P..
    4 and 14 at VT41Gardiner,C. punt 41 yards to the VT0, touchback.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 14 yards, TOP 3:35
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 06:06.
    1 and 10 at VT20Blacken,M. rush over right end for no gain to the VT20 (Frase,P.).
    2 and 10 at VT20Chapman,E. pass complete to Donnelly,S. for 10 yards to the VT30, 1ST DOWN VT.
    Ingram (SU) injured on the play.
    1 and 10 at VT30Chapman,E. pass complete to Richardson,M. for 9 yards to the VT39 (Mangram,J.;Whiteman,S.).
    2 and 1 at VT39Chapman,E. pass incomplete to Richardson,M..
    3 and 1 at VT39Jones,E. rush right for 13 yards to the SU48, 1ST DOWN VT (Bavaro,D.;Paul,M.).
    1 and 10 at SU48Jeffries,J. rush for loss of 4 yards to the VT48 (Friberg,K.).
    Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 03:57.
    2 and 14 at VT48Chapman,E. deep pass incomplete to Richardson,M..
    3 and 14 at VT48Chapman,E. pass incomplete to Borden,K..
    4 and 14 at VT48Romero,T. punt 38 yards to the SU14, fair catch by Kane,T..
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 28 yards, TOP 2:29
    SYRACUSE drive start at 03:37.
    Steve Hale (VT) injured on the play.
    1 and 10 at SU14McPherson,D. pass complete to Drummond,R. for 15 yards to the SU29, 1ST DOWN SU.
    1 and 10 at SU29Kane,T. rush for 4 yards to the SU33 (Hill,S.).
    2 and 6 at SU33McPherson,D. pass intercepted by Herdman,D. at the SU41, Herdman,D. return 5 yards to the SU36.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 19 yards, TOP 1:20
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 02:17.
    1 and 10 at SU36Chapman,E. pass incomplete to Johnson,S..
    2 and 10 at SU36Chapman,E. pass complete to Richardson,M. for 17 yards to the SU19, 1ST DOWN VT (Paul,M.).
    1 and 10 at SU19PENALTY VT illegal procedure 5 yards to the SU24.
    1 and 15 at SU24Chapman,E. pass incomplete.
    2 and 15 at SU24Chapman,E. sacked for loss of 8 yards to the SU32 (Wooden,T.).
    Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 01:30.
    3 and 23 at SU32Donnelly,S. rush up middle for 4 yards to the SU28 (Friberg,K.;Gregory,T.).
    Timeout Syracuse, clock 01:10.
    4 and 19 at SU28Kinzer,C. field goal attempt from 44 MISSED - short, spot at SU28, clock 01:05.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 8 yards, TOP 1:12
    SYRACUSE drive start at 01:05.
    1 and 10 at SU28McPherson,D. pass incomplete to Kane,T..
    Clock 00:59.
    2 and 10 at SU28McPherson,D. middle pass complete to Drummond,R. for 9 yards to the SU37 (Neel,E.).
    3 and 1 at SU37Johnston,D. rush right for 2 yards to the SU39, 1ST DOWN SU.
    1 and 10 at SU39McPherson,D. pass incomplete to Kane,T..
    Clock 00:18.
    2 and 10 at SU39McPherson,D. pass incomplete to Kane,T..
    Clock 00:11.
    3 and 10 at SU39PENALTY SU illegal procedure 5 yards to the SU34.
    End of half, clock 00:00.
    3rd Quarter
    Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, SU ball on SU35.
    Vesling,T. kickoff 54 yards to the VT11, Jeffries,J. return 26 yards to the VT37 (Mangram,J.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 6 yards, TOP 1:05
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 15:00.
    1 and 10 at VT37Jones,E. rush right for 1 yard to the VT38 (Gregory,T.).
    2 and 9 at VT38Chapman,E. sacked for loss of 12 yards to the VT26 (Gregory,T.).
    Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 13:31.
    3 and 21 at VT26Chapman,E. middle pass complete to Johnson,S. for 23 yards to the VT49, 1ST DOWN VT (Buskirk,J.).
    1 and 10 at VT49Chapman,E. pass incomplete to Jeffries,J., PENALTY VT ineligible downfield on pass 5 yards to the VT44, NO PLAY.
    1 and 15 at VT44Chapman,E. pass complete to Richardson,M. for 14 yards to the SU42 (Ingram,C.).
    2 and 1 at SU42Jones,E. rush up middle for 1 yard to the SU41, 1ST DOWN VT (Wooden,T.).
    1 and 10 at SU41Chapman,E. sacked for loss of 5 yards to the SU46 (Frase,P.).
    2 and 15 at SU46Chapman,E. pass incomplete to Johnson,S..
    3 and 15 at SU46Chapman,E. middle pass complete to Jeffries,J. for 12 yards to the SU34 (Wooden,T.;Buskirk,J.).
    4 and 3 at SU34Romero,T. punt 34 yards to the SU0, touchback.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 29 yards, TOP 5:01
    SYRACUSE drive start at 09:59.
    1 and 10 at SU20Johnston,D. rush up middle for 4 yards to the SU24 (Cockrell,R.;Hill,S.).
    2 and 6 at SU24Johnston,D. rush right for 3 yards to the SU27 (Cockrell,R.).
    3 and 3 at SU27McPherson,D. pass complete to Drummond,R. for 6 yards to the SU33, 1ST DOWN SU (Jones,V.).
    1 and 10 at SU33McPherson,D. pass complete to Kane,T. for 21 yards to the VT46, 1ST DOWN SU (Rice,S.).
    1 and 10 at VT46Johnston,D. rush up middle for 4 yards to the VT42 (Jones,V.).
    2 and 6 at VT42Drummond,R. rush right for 9 yards to the VT33, 1ST DOWN SU (Neel,E.).
    1 and 10 at VT33McPherson,D. pass complete to Glover,D. for 29 yards to the VT4, 1ST DOWN SU (Wiley,C.).
    1 and Goal at VT04Barnes,C. rush left for 4 yards to the VT0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 06:59.
    Vesling,T. kick attempt good.
    Vesling,T. kickoff 50 yards to the VT15, Jeffries,J. return 16 yards to the VT31 (Buskirk,J.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 80 yards, TOP 3:00
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 06:59.
    1 and 10 at VT31Blacken,M. rush right for loss of 1 yard to the VT30 (Gregory,T.).
    2 and 11 at VT30Chapman,E. rush quarterback scramble for 10 yards to the VT40 (Holmes,D.).
    3 and 1 at VT40Jones,E. rush left for 1 yard to the VT41, 1ST DOWN VT (Bavaro,D.;Ingram,C.).
    1 and 10 at VT41Chapman,E. sacked for loss of 8 yards to the VT33 (Burnett,R.).
    2 and 18 at VT33Chapman,E. middle pass incomplete to Johnson,S..
    3 and 18 at VT33Chapman,E. pass incomplete to Johnson,S..
    4 and 18 at VT33Romero,T. punt 48 yards to the SU19, Kane,T. return 10 yards to the SU29 (Wiley,C.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 2 yards, TOP 2:50
    SYRACUSE drive start at 04:09.
    1 and 10 at SU29Owens,M. rush over right end for 14 yards to the SU43, 1ST DOWN SU (Granby,J.).
    1 and 10 at SU43Owens,M. rush up middle for 24 yards to the VT33, 1ST DOWN SU (Brown,R.).
    1 and 10 at VT33McPherson,D. rush for loss of 1 yard to the VT34, fumble by McPherson,D. recovered by SU Johnston,D. at VT34.
    2 and 11 at VT34McPherson,D. pass complete to Moore,R. for 10 yards to the VT24 (Rice,S.).
    3 and 1 at VT24McPherson,D. rush up middle for 1 yard to the VT23, 1ST DOWN SU.
    1 and 10 at VT23McPherson,D. pass incomplete to Kane,T..
    2 and 10 at VT23Owens,M. rush right for 6 yards to the VT17 (Martin,B.).
    3 and 4 at VT17McPherson,D. pass complete to Kane,T. for 17 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN SU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:16.
    Vesling,T. kick attempt good.
    Vesling,T. kickoff 62 yards to the VT3, Jeffries,J. return 27 yards to the VT30 (LeBaron,B.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 71 yards, TOP 2:53
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 01:16.
    1 and 10 at VT30Chapman,E. pass intercepted by Paul,M. at the SU46, Paul,M. return 15 yards to the VT39, PENALTY SU holding 10 yards to the VT49, 1st and 10, SU ball on VT49.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 0 yards, TOP 0:17
    SYRACUSE drive start at 00:59.
    1 and 10 at VT49Barnes,C. rush up middle for 4 yards to the VT45 (Whitten,J.).
    2 and 6 at VT45McPherson,D. rush for 5 yards to the VT40 (Martin,B.).
    4th Quarter
    Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
    3 and 1 at VT40Barnes,C. rush up middle for 3 yards to the VT37, 1ST DOWN SU (Martin,B.).
    1 and 10 at VT37PENALTY SU holding 10 yards to the VT47.
    1 and 20 at VT47McPherson,D. pass incomplete to Davis,P..
    2 and 20 at VT47Owens,M. rush right for no gain to the VT47 (Wiley,A.).
    3 and 20 at VT47McPherson,D. pass incomplete to Davis,P..
    4 and 20 at VT47Gardiner,C. punt 42 yards to the VT5, downed.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 2 yards, TOP 2:35
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 13:24.
    VT ball on VT6.
    1 and 10 at VT06Blacken,M. rush left for no gain to the VT6 (Friberg,K.).
    2 and 10 at VT06Jones,E. rush up middle for 3 yards to the VT9 (Gregory,T.;Bavaro,D.).
    3 and 7 at VT09Chapman,E. rush for 1 yard to the VT10, fumble by Chapman,E. recovered by VT Chapman,E. at VT10.
    4 and 6 at VT10Romero,T. punt 47 yards to the SU43, downed.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 4 yards, TOP 1:49
    SYRACUSE drive start at 11:35.
    1 and 10 at SU43Johnston,D. rush up middle for 6 yards to the SU49 (Whitten,J.).
    2 and 4 at SU49Drummond,R. rush for 51 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN SU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 10:54.
    Vesling,T. kick attempt good.
    Vesling,T. kickoff 61 yards to the VT4, Richardson,M. return 0 yards to the VT4, out-of-bounds.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 2 plays, 57 yards, TOP 0:41
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 10:54.
    1 and 10 at VT04Chapman,E. pass incomplete to Jones,E..
    2 and 10 at VT04Jones,E. rush up middle for 2 yards to the VT6.
    3 and 8 at VT06Chapman,E. pass incomplete to Johnson,S..
    4 and 8 at VT06Romero,T. punt 41 yards to the VT47, Kane,T. return 9 yards to the VT38 (Cockrell,R.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 2 yards, TOP 1:15
    SYRACUSE drive start at 09:39.
    1 and 10 at VT38Barnes,C. rush left for 5 yards to the VT33 (Neel,E.).
    2 and 5 at VT33Barnes,C. rush right for 20 yards to the VT13, 1ST DOWN SU (Neel,E.).
    1 and 10 at VT13Johnston,D. rush up middle for 5 yards to the VT8.
    2 and 5 at VT08Johnston,D. rush right for 2 yards to the VT6 (Hill,S.).
    3 and 3 at VT06PENALTY SU delay of game 5 yards to the VT11.
    3 and 8 at VT11McPherson,D. pass complete to Kane,T. for 11 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN SU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 07:07.
    Vesling,T. kick attempt good.
    Vesling,T. kickoff 65 yards to the VT0, touchback.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 38 yards, TOP 2:32
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 07:07.
    1 and 10 at VT20Jeffries,J. rush left for 7 yards to the VT27 (Gregory,T.).
    2 and 3 at VT27Chapman,E. rush for loss of 5 yards to the VT22, out-of-bounds.
    3 and 8 at VT22Chapman,E. sacked for loss of 6 yards to the VT16 (Frase,P.).
    4 and 14 at VT16PENALTY SU roughing the kicker 5 yards to the VT21.
    4 and 9 at VT21Romero,T. punt 34 yards to the SU45, fair catch by Kane,T..
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 1 yards, TOP 1:37
    SYRACUSE drive start at 05:30.
    1 and 10 at SU45Barnes,C. rush up middle for 5 yards to the 50 yardline (Whitten,J.).
    2 and 5 at SU50Barnes,C. rush right for 3 yards to the VT47 (Hill,S.).
    3 and 2 at VT47Abraham,B. rush draw play for 3 yards to the VT44, 1ST DOWN SU (Watson,C.).
    1 and 10 at VT44Abraham,B. rush left for no gain to the VT44 (Cockrell,R.).
    2 and 10 at VT44Kinnon,D. rush up middle for 2 yards to the VT42.
    3 and 8 at VT42McPherson,D. sacked for loss of 4 yards to the VT46 (Hill,S.).
    4 and 12 at VT46Gardiner,C. punt 36 yards to the VT10, Richardson,M. return 6 yards to the VT16.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 9 yards, TOP 3:50
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 01:40.
    1 and 10 at VT16Chapman,E. rush quarterback scramble for 9 yards to the VT25.
    2 and 1 at VT25Chapman,E. pass incomplete.
    Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 01:26.
    3 and 1 at VT25Chapman,E. pass complete to Johnson,S. for 8 yards to the VT33, 1ST DOWN VT.
    1 and 10 at VT33Chapman,E. sacked for loss of 7 yards to the VT26 (Greer,A.).
    2 and 17 at VT26Chapman,E. pass complete to Jeffries,J. for 17 yards to the VT43, 1ST DOWN VT (Bavaro,D.;Mangram,J.).
    1 and 10 at VT43Chapman,E. pass complete to Johnson,S. for 21 yards to the SU36, 1ST DOWN VT (Ingram,C.).
    1 and 10 at SU36Chapman,E. pass complete to Jeffries,J. for 8 yards to the SU28.
    Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 00:10.
    2 and 2 at SU28Chapman,E. sacked for loss of 10 yards to the SU38.
    End of game, clock 00:00.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 46 yards, TOP 1:40

    Participation

    Syracuse Starters
    PosNo.Offense
    PosNo.Defense
    Virginia Tech Starters
    PosNo.Offense
    QB16Erik Chapman
    PosNo.Defense

    Syracuse: 1-Tim Vesling, 9-Don McPherson, 10-Markus Paul, 14-Rob Moore, 22-Sean Whiteman, 24-Chris Ingram, 25-Rob Thomson, 27-Jeff Buskirk, 28-Jeff Mangram, 29-Cooper Gardiner, 32-Daryl Johnston, 33-Byron Abraham, 36-Robert Drummond, 38-David Holmes, 39-Chris Barnes, 40-Brian LeBaron, 43-Duane Kinnon, 44-Michael Owens, 50-Brian Fetherolf, 55-Dan Bucey, 59-David Bavaro, 63-Jim Gaughan, 70-Rob Burnett, 81-Deval Glover, 82-Tommy Kane, 90-Terry Wooden, 92-Alain Greer, 93-Ted Gregory, 94-Paul Frase, 98-Keith Friberg.

    Virginia Tech: 4-Chris Kinzer, 6-Roger Brown, 11-Malcolm Blacken, 12-Tony Romero, 22-Myron Richardson, 25-Sean Donnelly, 27-Jon Jeffries, 32-Don Stokes, 34-Victor Jones, 35-John Granby, 36-Carter Wiley, 37-Eddie Neel, 38-Scott Rice, 39-Randy Cockrell, 43-Rich Fox, 44-Leslie Bailey, 49-Earnie Jones, 66-Scott Hill, 74-Al Wiley, 87-Steve Johnson, 88-Darwin Herdman, 90-Bobby Martin, 91-Greg Drew, 92-Randolph Kidd, 94-Rodney Varney, 96-Jimmy Whitten, 97-Al Chamblee, 98-Chuck Watson.


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