Pittsburgh
    VT
    (3) Virginia Tech
    VT
    28
    21
    FINAL
    1234 T
    Pittsburgh (7-2, 4-0)70147 28
    (3) Virginia Tech (8-1, 3-1)14070 21

    Final

    November 2, 2002
    Lane/Worsham Field, Blacksburg, Va.

    Kickoff time: 7:36 pm
    End of Game: 10:54 pm
    Total elapsed time: 3:18
    Temperature: 39 WC 32
    Wind: WNW 10
    Weather: Clear, Lows 20s
    Attendance: 64,971

    Referee: John Smith
    Umpire: Bruce Palmer
    Linesman: Todd LaPenta
    Line judge: John Salmon
    Back judge: Ron Boyd
    Field judge: Ben Casconcells
    Side judge: James Brennan
    Scoring Summary
    First QuarterPITTVT
    TD07:07Kevin Jones 3 yd Rush (Nic Schmitt Kick)Drive: 1 plays, 3 yds, 0:0307
    TD04:38Lee Suggs 1 yd Rush (Nic Schmitt Kick)Drive: 4 plays, 21 yds, 1:58014
    TD03:06Larry Fitzgerald 31 yd Pass From Rod Rutherford (David Abdul Kick)Drive: 5 plays, 77 yds, 1:32714
    Third QuarterPITTVT
    TD13:52Lee Suggs 59 yd Rush (Nic Schmitt Kick)Drive: 3 plays, 72 yds, 1:08721
    TD10:39Larry Fitzgerald 14 yd Pass From Rod Rutherford (David Abdul Kick)Drive: 8 plays, 86 yds, 3:131421
    TD07:09Larry Fitzgerald 10 yd Pass From Rod Rutherford (David Abdul Kick)Drive: 3 plays, 72 yds, 0:482121
    Fourth QuarterPITTVT
    TD04:11Brandon Miree 53 yd Rush (David Abdul Kick)Drive: 1 plays, 53 yds, 0:092821

    Team Stats PITT 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 PITT 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

    Pittsburgh Rushing
    Brandon Miree
    Tim Murphy
    Rod Rutherford
    TEAM
    Lousaka Polite
    Total
    Virginia Tech Rushing
    Lee Suggs
    Kevin Jones
    Doug Easlick
    Bryan Randall
    Total

    Pittsburgh Passing
    Cmp-Att-Int
    Rod Rutherford11-25-2
    Total11-25-2
    Virginia Tech Passing
    Cmp-Att-Int
    Bryan Randall12-22-1
    Total12-22-1

    Pittsburgh Receiving
    Larry Fitzgerald
    Kris Wilson
    Lamar Slade
    Brandon Miree
    Total
    Virginia Tech Receiving
    Ernest Wilford
    Shawn Witten
    Cedric Humes
    Terrell Parham
    Lee Suggs
    Total

    Pittsburgh Punting
    Andy Lee
    Tyler Palko
    TEAM
    Total
    Virginia Tech Punting
    Vinnie Burns
    Total

    Pittsburgh All Returns
      Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
    Torrie Cox
    Shawn Robinson
    Total
    Virginia Tech All Returns
      Punts Kickoffs Interceptions
    DeAngelo Hall
    Nathaniel Adibi
    Doug Easlick
    Willie Pile
    Richard Johnson
    Total

    Pittsburgh All Purpose
    Brandon Miree
    Larry Fitzgerald
    Torrie Cox
    Kris Wilson
    Tim Murphy
    Rod Rutherford
    Shawn Robinson
    Lamar Slade
    Lousaka Polite
    TEAM
    Total
    Virginia Tech All Purpose
    Lee Suggs
    Ernest Wilford
    DeAngelo Hall
    Richard Johnson
    Nathaniel Adibi
    Shawn Witten
    Cedric Humes
    Willie Pile
    Terrell Parham
    Doug Easlick
    Kevin Jones
    Bryan Randall
    Total

    Pittsburgh Field Goal Attempts
    David Abdul
    Virginia Tech Field Goal Attempts
    Nic Schmitt

    Pittsburgh Kickoffs
    David Abdul
    Total
    Virginia Tech Kickoffs
    Jon Mollerup
    Total

    Pittsburgh Fumbles
    Rod Rutherford
    TEAM
    Virginia Tech Fumbles
    Bryan Randall
    Lee Suggs
    DeAngelo Hall

    Pittsburgh Drive Summary
    Drive Started Drive Ended Consumed
    Qtr Spot Obtained Spot How Lost Pl-Yds
    1PITT23KOVT11FGA7-66
    1VT14FUMBVT20FUMB2--6
    1PITT27PUNTPITT33PUNT4-6
    1PITT20KOPITT21DOWNS4-1
    1PITT23KOVT00TD5-77
    1PITT20PUNTPITT36PUNT5-16
    2PITT38INTPITT47PUNT3-9
    2PITT21PUNTPITT25PUNT3-4
    2PITT35DOWNSPITT35HALF1-0
    3PITT14KOVT00TD8-86
    3PITT28PUNTVT00TD3-72
    3VT46FUMBVT05INT8-41
    4PITT25FGAVT37INT7-38
    4PITT20PUNTPITT29PUNT3-9
    4PITT47PUNTVT00TD1-53
    4PITT32PUNTPITT50PUNT6-18
    Quarter Half Total
    1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
    Time of possession08:2405:1007:2207:5813:3415:2028:54
    Third Down Conversions1/41/31/32/42/73/75/14
    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
    1VT20FGAVT14FUMB2--6
    1VT20FUMBVT29PUNT3-9
    1PITT03PUNTPITT00TD1-3
    1PITT21DOWNSPITT00TD4-21
    1VT29KOVT37PUNT3-8
    2VT45PUNTPITT28INT9-27
    2VT18PUNTPITT45PUNT4-37
    2VT34PUNTPITT35DOWNS8-31
    3VT28KOPITT00TD3-72
    3VT20KOVT16PUNT4--4
    3VT20KOVT46FUMB5-26
    3VT46INTPITT25FGA9-29
    4VT50INTPITT46PUNT3-4
    4VT23PUNTVT21PUNT3--2
    4VT20KOVT20PUNT3-0
    4VT20PUNTPITT46HALF4-34
    Quarter Half Total
    1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd  
    Time of possession06:3609:5007:3807:0216:2614:4031:06
    Third Down Conversions0/22/50/11/52/71/63/13
    Fourth Down Conversions0/00/20/00/00/20/00/2

    Pittsburgh Defense
    Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
    Tez Morris369--------
    Brian Belnecke2570.5/1-------
    Brian Guzek4371.0/41.0/4------
    Lewis Moore3471.5/41.0/4---2--
    Claude Harriott5273.0/223.0/222-----
    Gerald Hayes2460.5/1--1-0----
    Tyrone Gillard5-51.0/3-------
    Shawntae Spencer5-5-----1--
    Dan Stephens-330.5/0-------
    Torrie Cox123----1-38---
    Shawn Robinson3-3--------
    Vince Crochunis2132.0/32.0/3---1--
    Charles Spencer112---1-0----
    Rob Petitte1-1--------
    Shane Leichty1-1--------
    Thomas Smith-11--------
    Larry Fitzgerald1-1--------
    Corey Humphries1-1--------
    William Ferguson1-1--------
    Marcus Furman1-1--------
    Total42327410.0/387.0/3322-01-384

    Virginia Tech Defense
    Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds Sack/Yds FF FR-Yds Int-Yds BrUp Blkd QBH
    Kevin Lewis3581.0/1--1-0----
    James Anderson6282.0/30.5/2------
    Brandon Manning5382.0/91.0/6---1--
    Mikal Baaqee6171.0/30.5/31-----
    Lamar Cobb347--------
    Willie Pile426----1-151--
    Jonathan Lewis3251.0/3-------
    DeAngelo Hall325----1-462--
    Billy Hardee235--------
    Garnell Wilds325--------
    Jason Lallis4151.0/4-------
    Cols Colas134-------2
    Ronyell Whitaker224-----1--
    Michael Crawford314--------
    Mike Daniels224--------
    Vincent Fuller3-3--------
    Nathaniel Adibi123------1-
    Jimmy E. Williams2-2--------
    Jimmy F. Williams2-2--------
    Chad Cooper-11--------
    Jim Davis1-1--------
    Tim Sandidge-11--------
    Darryl Tapp-11--------
    Ernest Wilford1-1--------
    Jordan Trott-11--------
    Total60411018.0/232.0/1111-02-61512

    Play-By-Play
    1st Quarter
    Virginia Tech Captains: 22, 35, 26, 28
    Pittsburgh Captains: 86, 12, 51, 28
    Today's Weather: Temp: 39 Wind Chill: 32 Wind: WNW 10-12 mph
    Forcast: Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 20s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
    Virginia Tech wins the toss and defers.
    Pittsburgh elects to receive and defend the South goal.
    VT ball on VT35.
    Mollerup,J. kickoff 60 yards to the PITT5, Cox, Torrie return 18 yards to the PITT23 (Wilds,G.;Trott,J.).
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 15:00.
    1 and 10 at PITT23Rutherford, Rod post pass complete to Fitzgerald, L. for 37 yards to the VT40, 1ST DOWN PITT.
    1 and 10 at VT40Rutherford, Rod rush over left end for 13 yards to the VT27, 1ST DOWN PITT (Lallis,J.).
    1 and 10 at VT27Miree, Brandon rush up middle for 14 yards to the VT13, 1ST DOWN PITT (Manning,B.).
    1 and 10 at VT13PENALTY PITT delay of game 5 yards to the VT18.
    1 and 15 at VT18Rutherford, Rod pass incomplete to Fitzgerald, L..
    2 and 15 at VT18Rutherford, Rod rush right for 7 yards to the VT11, out-of-bounds (Pile,W.).
    3 and 8 at VT11Rutherford, Rod pass incomplete to Slade, Lamar (Manning,B.).
    4 and 8 at VT11Abdul, David field goal attempt from 28 MISSED - wide right, spot at VT20, clock 12:48.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 66 yards, TOP 2:12
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 12:48.
    1 and 10 at VT20Suggs,L. rush over right end for 1 yard to the VT21 (Guzek, Brian).
    2 and 9 at VT21Randall,B. sacked for loss of 7 yards to the VT14 (Harriott, C.), fumble by Randall,B. recovered by PITT Hayes, Gerald at VT14.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 2 plays, -6 yards, TOP 0:53
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 11:55.
    1 and 10 at VT14Polite, Lousaka rush over right tackle for loss of 1 yard to the VT15 (Lewis,K.).
    2 and 11 at VT15Rutherford, Rod sacked for loss of 5 yards to the VT20 (Baaqee,M.), fumble by Rutherford, Rod recovered by VT Lewis,K. at VT20.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 2 plays, -6 yards, TOP 0:45
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 11:10.
    VT ball on VT21.
    1 and 10 at VT21Suggs,L. rush up middle for 6 yards to the VT27 (Robinson, Shawn).
    2 and 4 at VT27Easlick,D. rush up middle for 2 yards to the VT29 (Harriott, C.).
    3 and 2 at VT29Randall,B. pass incomplete (Crochunis, V.).
    4 and 2 at VT29Burns,V. punt 57 yards to the PITT14, Robinson, Shawn return 13 yards to the PITT27 (Hardee,B.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 9 yards, TOP 1:33
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 09:37.
    1 and 10 at PITT27Miree, Brandon rush over left guard for 16 yards to the PITT43, 1ST DOWN PITT (Fuller,V.).
    1 and 10 at PITT43Polite, Lousaka rush up middle for 1 yard to the PITT44 (Cobb,L.).
    2 and 9 at PITT44Miree, Brandon rush up middle for no gain to the PITT44 (Anderson,J.;Baaqee,M.).
    3 and 9 at PITT44PENALTY PITT substitution infraction 5 yards to the PITT39.
    3 and 14 at PITT39Rutherford, Rod sacked for loss of 6 yards to the PITT33 (Manning,B.).
    4 and 20 at PITT33TEAM punt BLOCKED, recovered by VT F. Williams,J at PITT3 (blocked by Adibi,N.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 6 yards, TOP 2:27
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 07:10.
    1 and Goal at PITT03Jones,K. rush over left guard for 3 yards to the PITT0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 07:07.
    Schmitt,N. kick attempt good.
    Mollerup,J. kickoff 65 yards to the PITT0, touchback.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 3 yards, TOP 0:03
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 07:07.
    1 and 10 at PITT20Rutherford, Rod sideline pass incomplete to Fitzgerald, L. (Whitaker,R.).
    2 and 10 at PITT20Rutherford, Rod sideline pass incomplete, QB hurry by Colas,C..
    Timeout Pittsburgh, clock 06:49.
    3 and 10 at PITT20Rutherford, Rod slant pass incomplete to Slade, Lamar (Hall,D.), QB hurry by Anderson,J..
    4 and 10 at PITT20TEAM rush left for 1 yard to the PITT21, fumble by TEAM recovered by PITT TEAM at PITT21, out-of-bounds (Fuller,V.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 1 yards, TOP 0:31
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 06:36.
    1 and 10 at PITT21Randall,B. rush left for 5 yards to the PITT16 (Moore, Lewis;Cox, Torrie).
    2 and 5 at PITT16Jones,K. rush over left tackle for 1 yard to the PITT15 (Belnecke, Brian).
    Kevin Jones injured on the play.
    3 and 4 at PITT15Randall,B. pass incomplete to Wilford,E. (Robinson, Shawn), PENALTY PITT pass interference 13 yards to the PITT2, 1ST DOWN VT, NO PLAY.
    1 and Goal at PITT02Suggs,L. rush over right guard for 1 yard to the PITT1.
    2 and Goal at PITT01Suggs,L. rush over left guard for 1 yard to the PITT0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 04:38.
    Schmitt,N. kick attempt good.
    Mollerup,J. kickoff 61 yards to the PITT4, Cox, Torrie return 19 yards to the PITT23.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 21 yards, TOP 1:58
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 04:38.
    1 and 10 at PITT23Rutherford, Rod rush right for 14 yards to the PITT37, 1ST DOWN PITT, out-of-bounds (Hardee,B.).
    1 and 10 at PITT37Rutherford, Rod pass incomplete to Slade, Lamar.
    2 and 10 at PITT37Rutherford, Rod shovel pass complete to Miree, Brandon for 7 yards to the PITT44 (E. Williams,J).
    3 and 3 at PITT44Rutherford, Rod crossing pass complete to Wilson, Kris for 25 yards to the VT31, 1ST DOWN PITT (Wilds,G.;Pile,W.).
    1 and 10 at VT31Rutherford, Rod deep pass complete to Fitzgerald, L. for 31 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN PITT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 03:06.
    Abdul, David kick attempt good.
    Abdul, David kickoff 46 yards to the VT19, Easlick,D. return 10 yards to the VT29.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 77 yards, TOP 1:32
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 03:06.
    1 and 10 at VT29Randall,B. sideline pass complete to Wilford,E. for 7 yards to the VT36 (Cox, Torrie).
    2 and 3 at VT36Suggs,L. rush right for no gain to the VT36 (Hayes, Gerald;Harriott, C.).
    3 and 3 at VT36Suggs,L. rush over left tackle for 1 yard to the VT37 (Crochunis, V.;Belnecke, Brian).
    4 and 2 at VT37Burns,V. punt 43 yards to the PITT20, downed.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 8 yards, TOP 2:09
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 00:57.
    1 and 10 at PITT20Rutherford, Rod slant pass incomplete to Fitzgerald, L..
    Timeout Pittsburgh, clock 00:50.
    2 and 10 at PITT20Rutherford, Rod rush right for 6 yards to the PITT26 (Anderson,J.).
    3 and 4 at PITT26Rutherford, Rod rush over left end for 13 yards to the PITT39, 1ST DOWN PITT (Lallis,J.).
    2nd Quarter
    Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
    1 and 10 at PITT39Rutherford, Rod post pass incomplete to Fitzgerald, L. (Hall,D.).
    2 and 10 at PITT39Miree, Brandon rush over left guard for loss of 3 yards to the PITT36 (Manning,B.;Anderson,J.).
    Palko, Tyler at QB for Pittsburgh.
    3 and 13 at PITT36Palko, Tyler punt 19 yards to the VT45, downed.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 16 yards, TOP 1:51
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 14:06.
    1 and 10 at VT45Randall,B. rush over right end for no gain to the VT45 (Spencer, C.).
    2 and 10 at VT45Randall,B. rush left for 11 yards to the PITT44, 1ST DOWN VT (Moore, Lewis).
    1 and 10 at PITT44Easlick,D. rush over left guard for no gain to the PITT44 (Hayes, Gerald;Smith, Thomas).
    2 and 10 at PITT44Randall,B. rush over right end for 4 yards to the PITT40 (Gillard, Tyrone).
    3 and 6 at PITT40Randall,B. sideline pass complete to Wilford,E. for 19 yards to the PITT21, 1ST DOWN VT (Robinson, Shawn).
    1 and 10 at PITT21Suggs,L. rush left for 3 yards to the PITT18 (Moore, Lewis), PENALTY VT holding 10 yards to the PITT31, NO PLAY.
    1 and 20 at PITT31Randall,B. screen pass complete to Suggs,L. for 8 yards to the PITT23, out-of-bounds (Morris, Tez;Moore, Lewis).
    2 and 12 at PITT23Randall,B. rush up middle for loss of 1 yard to the PITT24 (Belnecke, Brian;Stephens, Dan).
    3 and 13 at PITT24Randall,B. sacked for loss of 4 yards to the PITT28 (Guzek, Brian).
    Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 09:00.
    4 and 17 at PITT28Randall,B. pass intercepted by Cox, Torrie at the PITT0, Cox, Torrie return 38 yards to the PITT38 (Wilford,E.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 9 plays, 27 yards, TOP 5:24
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 08:42.
    Rutherford, Rod at QB for Pittsburgh.
    1 and 10 at PITT38Rutherford, Rod rush for no gain to the PITT38, fumble by Rutherford, Rod recovered by PITT Rutherford, Rod at PITT38.
    2 and 10 at PITT38Rutherford, Rod rush over right end for 2 yards to the PITT40 (Anderson,J.;Baaqee,M.).
    3 and 8 at PITT40Rutherford, Rod middle pass complete to Wilson, Kris for 7 yards to the PITT47 (Baaqee,M.;Sandidge,T.).
    4 and 1 at PITT47Lee, Andy punt 35 yards to the VT18, downed.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 9 yards, TOP 2:18
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 06:24.
    1 and 10 at VT18Randall,B. pass complete to Witten,S. for 13 yards to the VT31, 1ST DOWN VT (Spencer, S.), PENALTY PITT roughing passer 15 yards to the VT46, 1ST DOWN VT.
    1st and 10.
    1 and 10 at VT46PENALTY VT false start 5 yards to the VT41.
    1 and 15 at VT41Suggs,L. rush over left guard for 7 yards to the VT48 (Morris, Tez;Spencer, C.).
    2 and 8 at VT48Suggs,L. rush left for 2 yards to the 50 yardline (Morris, Tez).
    3 and 6 at VT50Randall,B. rush over right tackle for 5 yards to the PITT45 (Guzek, Brian).
    4 and 1 at PITT45Burns,V. punt 24 yards to the PITT21, downed.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 37 yards, TOP 2:55
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 03:29.
    1 and 10 at PITT21Rutherford, Rod rush for loss of 4 yards to the PITT17 (Lallis,J.).
    2 and 14 at PITT17Rutherford, Rod middle pass complete to Wilson, Kris for 8 yards to the PITT25 (Pile,W.).
    3 and 6 at PITT25Rutherford, Rod slant pass incomplete to Fitzgerald, L..
    4 and 6 at PITT25Lee, Andy punt 46 yards to the VT29, Hall,D. return 5 yards to the VT34 (Furman, Marcus).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 4 yards, TOP 1:35
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 01:54.
    1 and 10 at VT34Randall,B. slant pass complete to Parham,T. for 13 yards to the VT47, 1ST DOWN VT (Gillard, Tyrone).
    1 and 10 at VT47Randall,B. sacked for loss of 2 yards to the VT45 (Crochunis, V.).
    Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 01:25.
    2 and 12 at VT45Randall,B. sideline pass complete to Witten,S. for 9 yards to the PITT46, out-of-bounds (Spencer, S.).
    3 and 3 at PITT46Randall,B. middle pass complete to Wilford,E. for 5 yards to the PITT41, 1ST DOWN VT (Robinson, Shawn).
    1 and 10 at PITT41Randall,B. pass incomplete (Moore, Lewis).
    2 and 10 at PITT41Randall,B. crossing pass complete to Witten,S. for 7 yards to the PITT34 (Spencer, S.).
    3 and 3 at PITT34Randall,B. deep pass incomplete to Parham,T. (Spencer, S.).
    4 and 3 at PITT34Randall,B. sacked for loss of 1 yard to the PITT35 (Harriott, C.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 31 yards, TOP 1:31
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 00:23.
    PITT ball on PITT36.
    1 and 10 at PITT36TEAM rush for loss of 1 yard to the PITT35.
    End of half, clock 00:00.
    3rd Quarter
    Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00, PITT ball on PITT35.
    Abdul, David kickoff 47 yards to the VT18, Johnson,R. return 10 yards to the VT28 (Humphries, C.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 0 yards, TOP 0:23
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 15:00.
    1 and 10 at VT28Suggs,L. rush over left tackle for 8 yards to the VT36 (Belnecke, Brian;Morris, Tez), PENALTY PITT face mask 5 yards to the VT41, 1ST DOWN VT.
    1 and 10 at VT41Randall,B. rush over right tackle for no gain to the VT41 (Guzek, Brian).
    2nd and 10.
    2 and 10 at VT41Suggs,L. rush left for 59 yards to the PITT0, 1ST DOWN VT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 13:52.
    Schmitt,N. kick attempt good.
    Mollerup,J. kickoff 65 yards to the PITT0, Cox, Torrie return 24 yards to the PITT24 (F. Williams,J), PENALTY PITT holding 10 yards to the PITT14, 1st and 10, PITT ball on PITT14.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 72 yards, TOP 1:08
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 13:52.
    1 and 10 at PITT14Miree, Brandon rush over right tackle for 6 yards to the PITT20 (Hall,D.;Daniels,M.).
    2 and 4 at PITT20Miree, Brandon rush draw play for 3 yards to the PITT23 (Pile,W.;Daniels,M.).
    3 and 1 at PITT23Rutherford, Rod rush up middle for 2 yards to the PITT25, 1ST DOWN PITT (Baaqee,M.).
    1 and 10 at PITT25Rutherford, Rod deep pass incomplete to Wilson, Kris (Pile,W.).
    2 and 10 at PITT25Rutherford, Rod rush left for 1 yard to the PITT26 (Baaqee,M.).
    Temp:39 Wind Chill:31
    3 and 9 at PITT26Rutherford, Rod sideline pass incomplete to Fitzgerald, L., QB hurry by Hardee,B., PENALTY VT personal foul 15 yards to the PITT41, 1ST DOWN PITT.
    1st and 10.
    1 and 10 at PITT41Rutherford, Rod deep pass complete to Wilson, Kris for 45 yards to the VT14, 1ST DOWN PITT (F. Williams,J).
    1 and 10 at VT14Rutherford, Rod flag pass complete to Fitzgerald, L. for 14 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN PITT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 10:39.
    Abdul, David kick attempt good.
    Abdul, David kickoff 51 yards to the VT14, Johnson,R. return 16 yards to the VT30, PENALTY VT holding 10 yards to the VT20, 1st and 10, VT ball on VT20.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 86 yards, TOP 3:13
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 10:39.
    1 and 10 at VT20Randall,B. screen pass complete to Wilford,E. for 8 yards to the VT28 (Gillard, Tyrone), PENALTY VT holding 10 yards to the VT18.
    1st and 12.
    1 and 12 at VT18Suggs,L. rush right for 3 yards to the VT21 (Hayes, Gerald).
    2 and 9 at VT21Suggs,L. rush right for loss of 1 yard to the VT20 (Hayes, Gerald;Moore, Lewis).
    3 and 10 at VT20Randall,B. sacked for loss of 4 yards to the VT16 (Moore, Lewis).
    4 and 14 at VT16Burns,V. punt 56 yards to the PITT28.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, -4 yards, TOP 2:42
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 07:57.
    1 and 10 at PITT28Miree, Brandon rush right for 10 yards to the PITT38, 1ST DOWN PITT (Manning,B.).
    1 and 10 at PITT38Murphy, Tim rush up middle for 52 yards to the VT10, 1ST DOWN PITT (Manning,B.).
    1st and 9.
    1 and 9 at VT10Rutherford, Rod post pass complete to Fitzgerald, L. for 10 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN PITT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 07:09.
    Abdul, David kick attempt good.
    Abdul's kick bounced off of the left upright and went in.
    Abdul, David kickoff 65 yards to the VT0, touchback.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 72 yards, TOP 0:48
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 07:09.
    1 and 10 at VT20Suggs,L. rush right for 8 yards to the VT28 (Gillard, Tyrone).
    2 and 2 at VT28Suggs,L. rush over left tackle for 3 yards to the VT31, 1ST DOWN VT (Belnecke, Brian;Moore, Lewis).
    1 and 10 at VT31Suggs,L. rush up middle for 3 yards to the VT34 (Hayes, Gerald;Stephens, Dan).
    2 and 7 at VT34Randall,B. screen pass complete to Humes,C. for 15 yards to the VT49, 1ST DOWN VT (Spencer, S.).
    1 and 10 at VT49Suggs,L. rush for loss of 3 yards to the VT46, fumble by Suggs,L. recovered by PITT Spencer, C. at VT46.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 5 plays, 26 yards, TOP 2:22
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 04:47.
    PITT ball on VT45.
    1 and 10 at VT45Miree, Brandon rush over right tackle for 6 yards to the VT39 (Lewis,K.;Whitaker,R.).
    Ronyell Whitaker injured on the play for Virginia Tech.
    2 and 4 at VT39Murphy, Tim rush up middle for 6 yards to the VT33, 1ST DOWN PITT (Manning,B.).
    1 and 10 at VT33Rutherford, Rod screen pass complete to Slade, Lamar for 11 yards to the VT22, 1ST DOWN PITT (Crawford,M.).
    1 and 10 at VT22Miree, Brandon rush over left guard for 7 yards to the VT15 (Pile,W.;Wilds,G.).
    2 and 3 at VT15Miree, Brandon rush over right guard for 6 yards to the VT9, 1ST DOWN PITT (Cobb,L.).
    1 and Goal at VT09Miree, Brandon rush draw play for loss of 1 yard to the VT10 (Anderson,J.).
    2 and Goal at VT10Rutherford, Rod rush right for 5 yards to the VT5 (Lewis,K.;Cobb,L.).
    3 and Goal at VT05Rutherford, Rod pass intercepted by Hall,D. at the VT0, Hall,D. return 46 yards to the VT46 (Petitti, Rob).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 8 plays, 41 yards, TOP 3:21
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 01:26.
    1 and 10 at VT46Suggs,L. rush over right tackle for 4 yards to the 50 yardline (Morris, Tez).
    2 and 6 at VT50Suggs,L. rush right for 8 yards to the PITT42 (Morris, Tez;Belnecke, Brian), PENALTY VT holding 10 yards to the VT48.
    2nd and 8.
    2 and 8 at VT48Randall,B. slant pass complete to Wilford,E. for 8 yards to the PITT44, 1ST DOWN VT, out-of-bounds (Morris, Tez).
    1 and 10 at PITT44Suggs,L. rush over left end for 4 yards to the PITT40 (Belnecke, Brian).
    4th Quarter
    Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
    2 and 6 at PITT40Suggs,L. rush left for 8 yards to the PITT32, 1ST DOWN VT (Cox, Torrie;Morris, Tez).
    1 and 10 at PITT32Suggs,L. rush over left tackle for 3 yards to the PITT29 (Hayes, Gerald).
    2 and 7 at PITT29Suggs,L. rush over right tackle for 3 yards to the PITT26 (Morris, Tez;Guzek, Brian).
    3 and 4 at PITT26Randall,B. rush over right end for 1 yard to the PITT25 (Stephens, Dan;Guzek, Brian).
    Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 12:47.
    4 and 3 at PITT25Schmitt,N. field goal attempt from 42 MISSED - short, spot at PITT25, clock 12:41.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 9 plays, 29 yards, TOP 3:45
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 12:41.
    1 and 10 at PITT25Miree, Brandon rush over left guard for 6 yards to the PITT31 (Lallis,J.;Daniels,M.).
    2 and 4 at PITT31Miree, Brandon rush up middle for 22 yards to the VT47, 1ST DOWN PITT (Hardee,B.).
    1 and 10 at VT47Rutherford, Rod pass incomplete to Slade, Lamar (Hall,D.).
    2 and 10 at VT47Rutherford, Rod rush over left end for no gain to the VT47 (Davis,J.).
    3 and 10 at VT47Rutherford, Rod post pass complete to Fitzgerald, L. for 13 yards to the VT34, 1ST DOWN PITT (Hall,D.).
    1 and 10 at VT34Miree, Brandon rush up middle for loss of 3 yards to the VT37 (Lewis,J.).
    Timeout Pittsburgh, clock 09:55.
    2 and 13 at VT37Rutherford, Rod pass intercepted by Pile,W. at the VT35, Pile,W. return 15 yards to the 50 yardline (Fitzgerald, L.), QB hurry by Colas,C..
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 7 plays, 38 yards, TOP 2:58
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 09:43.
    1 and 10 at VT50Suggs,L. rush over left guard for no gain to the 50 yardline (Moore, Lewis).
    2 and 10 at VT50Randall,B. pass incomplete (Moore, Lewis).
    3 and 10 at VT50Randall,B. rush for 4 yards to the PITT46 (Harriott, C.).
    4 and 6 at PITT46Burns,V. punt 46 yards to the PITT0, touchback.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 4 yards, TOP 1:21
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 08:22.
    Attendance: 64,791
    1 and 10 at PITT20Rutherford, Rod rush left for 8 yards to the PITT28 (Pile,W.).
    2 and 2 at PITT28Miree, Brandon rush up middle for no gain to the PITT28 (Lewis,J.).
    3 and 2 at PITT28Miree, Brandon rush up middle for 1 yard to the PITT29 (E. Williams,J;Anderson,J.).
    4 and 1 at PITT29Lee, Andy punt 50 yards to the VT21, Hall,D. return 0 yards to the VT21, fumble by Hall,D. recovered by VT Hall,D. at VT21, Hall,D. for 2 yards to the VT23 (Ferguson, W.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 9 yards, TOP 1:49
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 06:33, VT ball on VT23.
    1 and 10 at VT23Suggs,L. rush over right tackle for 2 yards to the VT25 (Guzek, Brian;Harriott, C.).
    2 and 8 at VT25Suggs,L. rush left for loss of 3 yards to the VT22 (Gillard, Tyrone).
    3 and 11 at VT22Randall,B. sacked for loss of 1 yard to the VT21 (Crochunis, V.).
    4 and 12 at VT21Burns,V. punt 32 yards to the PITT47, downed.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, -2 yards, TOP 2:13
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 04:20.
    1 and 10 at PITT47Miree, Brandon rush over left guard for 53 yards to the VT0, 1ST DOWN PITT, TOUCHDOWN, clock 04:11.
    Abdul, David kick attempt good.
    Abdul, David kickoff 62 yards to the VT3, Johnson,R. return 17 yards to the VT20 (Leichty, Shane).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 1 plays, 53 yards, TOP 0:09
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 04:11.
    1 and 10 at VT20Randall,B. slant pass incomplete to Johnson,R..
    2 and 10 at VT20Randall,B. sideline pass incomplete to Witten,S..
    3 and 10 at VT20Randall,B. deep pass incomplete to Wilford,E..
    4 and 10 at VT20Burns,V. punt 47 yards to the PITT33, Robinson, Shawn return -1 yards to the PITT32 (Fuller,V.).
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 3 plays, 0 yards, TOP 0:32
    PITTSBURGH drive start at 03:39.
    1 and 10 at PITT32Miree, Brandon rush over right guard for 1 yard to the PITT33 (Adibi,N.;Manning,B.).
    2 and 9 at PITT33Miree, Brandon rush over left tackle for 3 yards to the PITT36 (Lewis,K.;Cobb,L.).
    Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 02:51.
    3 and 6 at PITT36Miree, Brandon rush over left end for 10 yards to the PITT46, 1ST DOWN PITT (Wilds,G.).
    1 and 10 at PITT46Miree, Brandon rush over left guard for no gain to the PITT46 (Cobb,L.;Manning,B.).
    Timeout Virginia Tech, clock 02:12.
    2 and 10 at PITT46Miree, Brandon rush right for 4 yards to the 50 yardline (Hall,D.;Hardee,B.).
    3 and 6 at PITT50Miree, Brandon rush up middle for no gain to the 50 yardline (Colas,C.;Manning,B.).
    Timeout Pittsburgh, clock 00:44.
    4 and 6 at PITT50Lee, Andy punt 50 yards to the VT0, touchback.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 6 plays, 18 yards, TOP 3:02
    VIRGINIA TECH drive start at 00:37.
    1 and 10 at VT20Randall,B. post pass incomplete to Witten,S..
    Clock 00:32.
    2 and 10 at VT20Randall,B. sacked for loss of 14 yards to the VT6 (Harriott, C.), fumble by Randall,B. recovered by VT Randall,B. at VT6.
    3 and 24 at VT06Randall,B. pass complete to Wilford,E. for 33 yards to the VT39, 1ST DOWN VT (Spencer, S.), PENALTY PITT roughing passer 15 yards to the PITT46, 1ST DOWN VT.
    1st and 10.
    Clock 00:13.
    1 and 10 at PITT46Randall,B. pass incomplete to Wilford,E..
    End of game, clock 00:00.
    DRIVE SUMMARY: 4 plays, 34 yards, TOP 0:37

    Participation

    Pittsburgh Starters
    PosNo.Offense
    PosNo.Defense
    Virginia Tech Starters
    PosNo.Offense
    QB3Bryan Randall
    SE19Ernest Wilford
    TB22Lee Suggs
    FL26Shawn Witten
    FB43Doug Easlick
    RT52Jimmy Martin
    LT57Anthony Davis
    LG60Jacob Gibson
    C64Jake Grove
    RG74Luke Owens
    TE90Jeff King
    PosNo.Defense
    FC2Ronyell Whitaker
    BC4DeAngelo Hall
    ROV21Michael Crawford
    FS35Willie Pile
    ILB45Mikal Baaqee
    ILB47James Anderson
    OLB48Brandon Manning
    DT70Kevin Lewis
    DE83Nathaniel Adibi
    DT91Jason Lallis
    DE95Jim Davis

    Pittsburgh: 1-Larry Fitzgerald, 2-Marcus Furman, 5-Torrie Cox, 7-Shawn Robinson, 10-Tyler Palko, 12-Rod Rutherford, 15-Brian Belnecke, 16-David Abdul, 17-Corey Humphries, 19-Shawntae Spencer, 20-Tez Morris, 22-Shane Leichty, 23-Tim Murphy, 25-Brandon Miree, 27-William Ferguson, 31-Tyrone Gillard, 32-Lousaka Polite, 36-Andy Lee, 47-Brian Guzek, 48-Lewis Moore, 51-Gerald Hayes, 55-Thomas Smith, 56-Charles Spencer, 78-Rob Petitte, 83-Kris Wilson, 86-Lamar Slade, 90-Claude Harriott, 94-Dan Stephens, 96-Vince Crochunis.

    Virginia Tech: 7-Kevin Jones, 8-Vincent Fuller, 9-Terrell Parham, 12-Richard Johnson, 16-Chris Clifton, 17-Garnell Wilds, 18-Jimmy F. Williams, 23-Nic Schmitt, 24-D.J. Walton, 25-Billy Hardee, 27-Justin Hamilton, 28-Lamar Cobb, 30-Cary Wade, 31-Mike Daniels, 32-Cedric Humes, 33-Chad Cooper, 38-Vinnie Burns, 40-Blake Warren, 41-Jordan Trott, 42-Josh Spence, 55-Ken Keister, 56-Jonathan Lewis, 58-Darryl Tapp, 67-Anthony Nelson, 71-Tim Sandidge, 76-James Miller, 79-Jon Dunn, 81-Chris Shreve, 85-Jared Mazzetta, 86-Keith Willis, 97-Jon Mollerup, 98-Jimmy E. Williams, 99-Cols Colas.


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