#20 Pitt vs West Virginia
November 11, 1978 at Pitt Stadium, Pittsburgh, PA

Pitt
West Virginia
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals47297102876506.2
Ray Jones1816901692509.4
Larry Sims11540542124.9
Rick Trocano6276211183.5
Barry Compton4212190114.8
Russell Carter414014183.5
Gordon Jones1909099.0
Steve Harris2303021.5
Willie Collier102-20-2-2.0
RushingNo.GainLossNetTDLongAvg.
Totals4010065350130.9
Robert Alexander1139831082.8
Garnet Edwards3210210137.0
Mike Williams5909071.8
Eldridge Dixon1606066.0
Terry Bowden3211010.3
Billy McLee3220010.0
Dane Conwell104-40-4-4.0
Mark "Dutch" Hoffman132150-2905-2.2
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals172122181320
Rick Trocano13170146023 
Richard Delaney44272132 
PassingCompAttIntYdsTDLongSacked
Totals92411131310
Mark "Dutch" Hoffman8201101131 
Mike Williams14012012 
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals1721813212.8
Gordon Jones46713216.8
Larry Sims45201113.0
Steve Gaustad44201310.5
Ray Jones3240128.0
Benjie Pryor12302323.0
K. Williams11001010.0
ReceivingNo.YdsTDLongAvg.
Totals911313112.6
Steve Lewis23613118.0
Robert Alexander22601513.0
Darrell Miller22601413.0
Rich Duggan11301313.0
Dane Conwell16066.0
Robin Meeley16066.0
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals313946.350
Joseph Gasparovic313946.350
PuntingNo.YdsAvgLong
Totals1035835.854
Curt Carion1035835.854
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals433011313155
Jo Jo Heath332       
Ray Jones11 11313   
Dave DiCiccio      155
ReturnsPRYdsLongKRYdsLongIntYdsLong
Totals212059502-20
Jerry Holmes212    100
Robert Alexander   367    
Terry Bowden   113    
Billy McLee   115    
John Garcia      1-2-2
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals29321813335562
Ray Jones16924131 207
Larry Sims5452   106
Gordon Jones967   76
Steve Gaustad 42   42
Jo Jo Heath   32 32
Benjie Pryor 23   23
Rick Trocano21    21
Barry Compton19    19
Russell Carter14    14
K. Williams 10   10
Dave DiCiccio    55
Richard Delaney4    4
Steve Harris3    3
All-PurposeRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Totals6411395120284
Robert Alexander312667  124
Steve Lewis 36   36
Darrell Miller 26   26
Garnet Edwards21    21
Billy McLee0 15  15
Terry Bowden1 13  14
Rich Duggan 13   13
Jerry Holmes   12012
Mike Williams9    9
Robin Meeley 6   6
Eldridge Dixon6    6
Dane Conwell-46   2
 PittWest Virginia
First Downs2712
 Rushing144
 Passing126
 Penalty12
NET YARDS RUSHING28335
 Rushing Attempts5040
 Average Per Rush5.70.9
 Rushing Touchdowns60
 Yards Gained Rushing297100
 Yards Lost Rushing1465
NET YARDS PASSING218113
 Completions-Attempts-Int17-26-29-24-1
 Average Per Attempt8.44.7
 Average Per Completion12.812.6
 Passing Touchdowns11
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS501148
 Total Offense Plays7664
 Average Gain Per Play6.62.3
Fumbles: Number-Lost4-30-0
Penalties: Number-Yards8-1065-66
PUNTS-YARDS3-13910-358
 Average Yards Per Punt46.335.8
Punt Returns: Number-Yards-TD4-33-02-12-0
 Average Per Return8.36.0
Kickoff Returns: Number-Yards-TD2-34-05-95-0
 Average Per Return17.019.0
Interceptions: Number-Yards-TD1-5-02-(-2)-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--
Pitt
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals393776 010.0860001520
 Mike Balzer527           
 Dave DiCiccio336  1.06   15  
 Richard Delaney505  1.09       
 Glenn Meyer325           
 Steve Fedell145           
 Lynn Thomas224           
 Dave Bucklew224           
 Rickey Jackson224  2.017       
 Jo Jo Heath224           
 Jeff Pelusi224           
 Alvin Chesley134           
 Yogi Jones044  0.0      1 
 Hugh Green303  2.014     1 
Jimbo Covert213  2.529       
 Carlton Williamson123           
Sal Sunseri123           
 Wallace Thomas202           
 Dave Trout112           
 Dave Logan101           
 Mark Reichard011           
 Greg Meisner011  1.511       
 Bill Neill011           
West Virginia
#NameSoloAstTotalSacksYdsTFLYdsFFFRYdsIntYdsBrUpBlks
 Totals384078 01.050202-210
51John Garcia6410       1-2  
17John LaSavage3710           
23Jerry Holmes819     1 101 
65Joe Jelich268           
80Jeff Seals235     1     
91Norm Patterson404           
95Delbert Fowler404  1.05       
56Doc Holliday044           
42Garnet Edwards303           
90Ken Braswell213           
73Keith Jones123           
97John Bendana033           
86Dave Sarkus033           
15Sedrick King112           
2Jamie Keys112           
5Curt Carion101           
26Malcolm Hunter011           
21Terry Bowden011           
55Jeff Macerelli011           
52Jack Palmer011           
Scoring Summary
QtrTimeScoring PlayScore
19:51Pitt - Rick Trocano 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Mark Schubert Good), 11-86 5:090-7
15:00Pitt - Larry Sims 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Mark Schubert Good), 10-56 3:340-14
20:21Pitt - Larry Sims 4 yd rush TD (Kick by Mark Schubert Good), 14-70 4:540-21
311:51Pitt - Ray Jones 3 yd rush TD (Kick by Mark Schubert Good), 5-55 2:110-28
38:56WVU - Steve Lewis 5 yd TD pass from Mark "Dutch" Hoffman (Kick by Steve Sinclair Good), 7-74 3:257-28
36:34Pitt - Ray Jones 10 yd rush TD (Kick by Mark Schubert Good), 5-82 1:357-35
34:35Pitt - Gordon Jones 32 yd TD pass from Richard Delaney (Kick by Dave Trout Good), 2-27 0:357-42
414:13Pitt - Russell Carter 1 yd rush TD (Kick by Dave Trout Good), 2-24 0:477-49
47:35Pitt - Dave Trout 51 yd FG, 7-17 1:457-52
Attendance: 53,074
Score By Quarter
Team1234Total
Pitt714211052
West Virginia00707
Officials: John O'Rourke (Back Judge), Vincent Price (Field Judge), Alvin Kelley (Head Linesman), Thomas Adams (Line Judge), William R. Parkinson (Referee), Foster Grose (Umpire)
Temperature: 58 • Wind: SW 7-8mph • Weather: Sunny
Pitt
PosOffense
TESteve Gaustad
LTEd Gallagher
LGDan Fidler
CWalt Brown
RGMatt Carroll
RTBob Gruber
SEGordon Jones
FLRalph Still
QBRick Trocano
HBRay Jones
HBLarry Sims
West Virginia
PosOffense
TERich Duggan
LTTom Creeden
LGAl Thomas
CPat Conachan
RGJim Himic
RTRandy Weppler
SESteve Lewis
FLBilly Evans
QBMark "Dutch" Hoffman
RBDane Conwell
RBFulton Walker
PosDefense
CBJo Jo Heath
CBLynn Thomas
FSMike Balzer
LLBJeff Pelusi
SSJeff Delaney
RLBAlvin Chesley
DTBill Neill
DTJimbo Covert
LDEHugh Green
MGDave Logan
RDEDave DiCiccio
PosDefense
CBJohn LaSavage
CBMalcolm Hunter
SSJamie Keys
FSJerry Holmes
DEDelbert Fowler
DEDoc Holliday
WLBKen Braswell
SLBCalvin Turner
DTJohn Bendana
DTAl Pisula
MGDave Sarkus
Richard Delaney, Rocky DeStefano, Joseph Gasparovic, Emil Boures, Wallace Thomas, Yogi Jones, Dave Bucklew, Terry White, Cliff Moore, Russell Carter, Steve Harris, Dan Noble, Dan Spiranic, Barry Compton, Mark Schubert, Jim Morsillo, Kurt Brechbill, Willie Marsh, Jerry Boyarsky, Willie Collier, Steve Fedell, Rickey Jackson, Mark May, Greg Meisner, Glenn Meyer, Carlton Williamson, Dave Trout, Mark Reichard, Benjie Pryor, K. Williams, Sal Sunseri, Randy Bentley, Michael Chobany
1-Steve Sinclair, 5-Curt Carion, 6-Mike Williams, 11-Jody McKown, 15-Sedrick King, 21-Terry Bowden, 24-Eldridge Dixon, 31-Robert Alexander, 42-Garnet Edwards, 44-Reggie McLee, 50-Billy McLee, 51-John Garcia, 52-Jack Palmer, 55-Jeff Macerelli, 59-James "Rocky" Gianola, 60-Chuck Gambill, 65-Joe Jelich, 70-Mark Cuneo, 73-Keith Jones, 77-Gordon Gordon, 79-Jay Krohe, 80-Jeff Seals, 81-Darrell Miller, 82-Robin Meeley, 91-Norm Patterson