#6 Penn State vs West Virginia
October 30, 1971 at Old Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV

Penn State
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals512555250204.9
Lydell Mitchell2413131282 5.3
Franco Harris14830830 5.9
John Hufnagel7242220 3.1
Steve Stilley28080 4.0
Carl Cayette14040 4.0
Tom Donchez23030 1.5
Bob Parsons12020 2.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals401572155103.9
Brian Chiles22841830 3.8
Mike Nelson14571561 4.0
Andrew "Pete" Wood29090 4.5
Bernie Galiffa27070 3.5
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals12150153300
John Hufnagel111401312  
Steve Joachim110221  
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals15321177000
Bernie Galiffa153211770  
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals121533012.8
Bob Rickenbach3580 19.3
Scott Skarzynski2500 25.0
Chuck Herd1221 22.0
Lydell Mitchell2170 8.5
Bob Parsons251 2.5
Franco Harris211 0.5
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals151770011.8
Chris Potts7760 10.9
Bernie Kirchner3450 15.0
David Jagdmann2240 12.0
Harry Blake1230 23.0
Mike Nelson170 7.0
Brian Chiles120 2.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals620233.70
Bob Parsons620233.7 
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals624941.50
Steve Soroka624941.5 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals555024401290
John Cappelletti448 144    
Ed O'Neil17       
Jim Scott   10    
Buddy Ellis      129 
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals3-405860000
Leon Jenkins2-7 18    
John Billetz13       
Andrew "Pete" Wood   238    
David Morris   117    
Kerry Marbury   123    
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals250153445529531
Lydell Mitchell12817   145
John Cappelletti  4448 92
Franco Harris831   84
Bob Rickenbach 58   58
Scott Skarzynski 50   50
Buddy Ellis    2929
Chuck Herd 22   22
John Hufnagel22    22
Steve Stilley8    8
Ed O'Neil   7 7
Bob Parsons25   7
Carl Cayette4    4
Tom Donchez3    3
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals15517786-40414
Brian Chiles832   85
Chris Potts 76   76
Mike Nelson567   63
Andrew "Pete" Wood9 38  47
Bernie Kirchner 45   45
David Jagdmann 24   24
Kerry Marbury  23  23
Harry Blake 23   23
David Morris  17  17
Bernie Galiffa7    7
John Billetz   3 3
Leon Jenkins  8-7 1
 West VirginiaPenn State
First Downs2021
 Rushing912
 Passing109
 Penalty10
NET YARDS RUSHING155250
 Rushing Attempts4051
 Average Per Rush3.94.9
 Rushing Touchdowns12
 Yards Gained Rushing157255
 Yards Lost Rushing25
NET YARDS PASSING177153
 Completions-Attempts-Int15-32-112-15-0
 Average Per Attempt5.510.2
 Average Per Completion11.812.8
 Passing Touchdowns03
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS332403
 Total Offense Plays7266
 Average Gain Per Play4.66.1
Fumbles: Number-Lost1-13-1
Penalties: Number-Yards3-258-47
PUNTS-YARDS6-2496-202
 Average Yards Per Punt41.533.7
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD3-(-4)-05-55-0
 Average Per Return-1.311.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD5-86-02-44-0
 Average Per Return17.222.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD0-0-01-29-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yards-TD0-0-00-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards  
Possession Time  
Third Down Conversions of of
Fourth Down Conversions of of
Red Zone Scores-Chances--
Sacks By: Number-Yards--
Penn State
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 000012900
18Buddy Ellis          129  
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals000 0 00000000
No results found.
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
20:20PSU - Bob Parsons 1 yd TD pass from John Hufnagel (Kick by Alberto Vitiello Good)7-0
311:51WVU - Mike Nelson 7 yd rush TD (Kick by Frank Nester Good)7-7
34:43PSU - Franco Harris 7 yd TD pass from John Hufnagel (Kick by Alberto Vitiello Good)14-7
30:48PSU - Lydell Mitchell 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Alberto Vitiello Good)21-7
47:10PSU - Lydell Mitchell 2 yd rush TD (Kick by Alberto Vitiello Good)28-7
41:28PSU - Chuck Herd 22 yd TD pass from Steve Joachim (Kick by Alberto Vitiello Good)7-35
Attendance: 37,000
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Penn State07141435
West Virginia00707
Officials: Daniel Martino (Back Judge), M.B. Brandt (Field Judge), John Warner (Head Linesman), Raymond Bower (Referee), Joseph Steinhardt (Umpire)
Penn State
PosOffense
TEBob Parsons
LTCraig Lyle
LGMark Markovich
CMike Botts
RGBob Knechtel
RTDave Joyner
FLGlen Cole
SEScott Skarzynski
QBJohn Hufnagel
HBLydell Mitchell
FBFranco Harris
West Virginia
PosOffense
TEDavid Jagdmann
LTTerry Voithofer
LGAdam Gluchoski
CGerald Schultze
RGB.C. Williams
RTBill Samuelson
SEHarry Blake
FLChris Potts
QBBernie Galiffa
TBMike Nelson
FBBrian Chiles
PosDefense
LCBBuddy Ellis
RCBJohn Cappelletti
ILBGary Gray
ILBGary Hager
OLBCharlie Zapiec
SGregg Ducatte
OLBJohn Skorupan
RDEJim Laslavic
RDTJim Heller
LDTFrank Ahrenhold
LDEBruce Bannon
PosDefense
LCBLeon Jenkins
RCBTom Geishauser
SSJohn Harcharic
LLBTom Zakowski
FSDavid Morris
RLBWilbert "Wib" Newton
MLBBilly Joe Mantooth
LDEBob Sims
LDTFrank Samsa
RDTDennis Reid
RDETom Tamburino
Carl Cayette, Kenn Andrews, Mike Orsini, Chuck Herd, Bob Nagle, Scott Mitchell, 10-Steve Joachim, 17-Steve Stilley, 19-Jim Scott, 20-Charlie Mesko, 32-Tom Donchez, 36-Jim Trent, 37-Alberto Vitiello, 40-Bob Rickenbach, 44-Dave Bland, 45-Larry Ludwig, 49-Tom Hull, 50-Rick Brown, 52-Barry Johnson, 53-Randy Crowder, 58-Tom Shoemaker, 63-Mike Spires, 65-Phil LaPorta, 66-Dan Beckwith, 69-Carl Schaukowitch, 77-Charlie Getty, 80-Gary Debes, 87-Ed O'Neil, 89-John Hull, 90-Frank Williams
Andrew "Pete" Wood, Steve Soroka, Bernie Kirchner, Frank Nester, 11-Mike Michael, 14-Ron Fusco, 20-Rick Weiskircher, 22-Kerry Marbury, 25-John Billetz, 27-Dick Hart, 36-John Herold, 52-Sam Nastase, 53-Terry King, 54-Dan Hannahs, 64-Steve Fleming, 65-Jim Auxier, 66-Rick Stump, 75-Ron Brown, 76-Kevin Gladys, 78-Walt Bragg, 87-Scott Hindsley, 88-Nate Stephens