Elite 8: West Virginia Mountaineers at Alabama Crimson Tide

January 01, 1928
43°
Bryant-Denny Stadium (Tuscaloosa, AL) Attendance: 101,821 (100%)
Mountaineers 3 6 0 3 - 12
Crimson Tide 0 0 0 0 - 0

Scoring Summary

(Qtr 1) Mountaineers: 4-7-Ala 7 (8:09) 1-Marvin Allen 25 yard field goal is GOOD. Ala 0 WVU 3
(Qtr 2) Mountaineers: 4-2-Ala 5 (12:29) 1-Marvin Allen 23 yard field goal is GOOD. Ala 0 WVU 6
(Qtr 2) Mountaineers: 4-1-Ala 8 (5:51) 1-Marvin Allen 26 yard field goal is GOOD. Ala 0 WVU 9
(Qtr 4) Mountaineers: 4-2-Ala 15 (0:27) 1-Marvin Allen 33 yard field goal is GOOD. Ala 0 WVU 12

Team Statistics

Crimson Tide Mountaineers
First Downs 6 14
- Rushing 6 7
- Passing 0 7
- Penalty 0 0
Total Net Yards 126 250
- Offensive Plays 47 61
- Yards Per Play 2.68 4.10
Net Rushing Yards 107 105
- Rushing Attempts 26 33
- Yards Per Rush 4.12 3.18
Net Passing Yards 19 145
- Att/Comp/Int 18 / 9 / 1 26 / 17 / 1
- Gross Passing Yards 40 159
- Sacks/Yards Lost 3 / 21 2 / 14
- Yards Per Pass Play 0.90 5.18
- Yards Per Completion 4.44 9.35
Fumbles/Lost 0 / 0 0 / 0
3rd Down Conversions 2 / 12 4 / 15
- Avg YTG on 3rd Down 8.1 7.1
4th Down Conversions 0 / 0 0 / 0
Penalties/Yards 3 / 15 2 / 10
Punt Returns/Yards 0 / 0 8 / 59
Kick Returns/Yards 0 / 0 0 / 0
Int Returns/Yards 1 / 2 1 / 1
2pt Conversions 0 / 0 0 / 0
Red Zone Visits 0 5
- Red Zone TDs/FGs 0 / 0 0 / 4
Avg Drive Start OWN 17 OWN 38
Time of Possession 26:10 33:49

Drive Charts

Alabama Crimson Tide

Qtr Start Poss From Plays Yards Result
1 8:06 1:28 OWN 25 3 5 Punt
1 5:07 2:55 OWN 20 5 15 Punt
1 0:00 0:37 OWN 3 2 4 Interception
2 12:27 2:06 OWN 25 3 -1 Punt
2 5:48 3:57 OWN 25 6 9 Punt
3 15:00 2:09 OWN 25 3 10 Punt
3 11:22 4:46 OWN 22 8 36 Missed FG
3 4:32 1:56 OWN 2 3 8 Punt
4 13:40 2:16 OWN 14 4 14 Punt
4 10:27 2:55 OWN 12 5 20 Punt
4 4:13 0:41 OWN 11 3 0 Punt
4 0:24 0:24 OWN 25 2 6 Game

West Virginia Mountaineers

Qtr Start Poss From Plays Yards Result
1 15:00 6:54 OWN 25 11 68 Field Goal
1 6:38 1:31 OWN 35 3 -3 Punt
1 2:11 2:11 OWN 23 6 15 Punt
2 14:23 1:57 OPP 12 3 8 Field Goal
2 10:21 4:33 OWN 36 7 56 Field Goal
2 1:51 1:51 OWN 26 3 8 Half
3 12:51 1:28 OWN 22 3 8 Punt
3 6:36 2:04 OWN 49 3 5 Punt
3 2:36 3:56 OWN 46 7 32 Interception
4 11:24 0:57 OWN 32 3 9 Punt
4 7:32 3:19 OWN 25 5 19 Punt
4 3:32 3:08 OPP 47 7 32 Field Goal

Rushing Stats

Alabama Crimson Tide

Name Att Yds Avg Lng 10+ TDs
Freeman Wilmes 21 93 4.43 13 4 0
David Herrera 4 13 3.25 7 0 0
John Dean 1 1 1.00 1 0 0

West Virginia Mountaineers

Name Att Yds Avg Lng 10+ TDs
Mark Levine 25 58 2.32 11 1 0
Arthur Bell 8 47 5.88 15 3 0

Passing Stats

Alabama Crimson Tide

Name Att Comp Yds Sk/Yd TDs Lng Int Rate
Carl Aitken 18 9 40 3 / 21 0 10 1 33.10

West Virginia Mountaineers

Name Att Comp Yds Sk/Yd TDs Lng Int Rate
Donnie Wright 26 17 159 2 / 14 0 22 1 66.03

Receiving Stats

Alabama Crimson Tide

Name Rec Yds Avg Lng TDs
Shawn Schwab 3 21 7.00 10 0
Freeman Wilmes 3 11 3.67 5 0
David Simmons 1 5 5.00 5 0
John Dean 2 3 1.50 3 0

West Virginia Mountaineers

Name Rec Yds Avg Lng TDs
Mark Levine 4 39 9.75 22 0
Brian Vargas 2 30 15.00 17 0
Toby Oleson 2 23 11.50 14 0
Steven Menzel 3 17 5.67 10 0
Dale Farmer 2 15 7.50 8 0
Emilio Singleton 1 10 10.00 10 0
Armando Rogers 1 10 10.00 10 0
Arthur Bell 1 9 9.00 9 0
Leonardo Brookover 1 6 6.00 6 0

Blocking Stats

Alabama Crimson Tide

Name PassBlk RunBlk SkAlld TklAlld
Michael Buterbaugh 31 26 2 5
Austin Teachout 31 31 1 1
Vernon Scarberry 0 7 0 0
David Herrera 0 1 0 0
John Runyon 0 1 0 1
Rocky Gomez 0 1 0 0
Jeremy Brassard 0 1 0 0
Al Burleson 0 1 0 0
Jason Gonzales 0 1 0 0
Ben Cass 2 0 0 0
James Moore 3 1 0 0
Juan Holiday 2 7 0 0
John Hintz 7 0 0 0
Steven Cole 0 9 0 0
William Nelson 27 22 0 1
Stephen Clapp 0 1 0 0
William Kline 9 0 0 0
Michael Bush 10 0 0 0
Shawn Schwab 2 18 0 0
David Simmons 0 9 0 2
Thomas Pennington 0 8 0 1
Gerald Havens 29 27 0 1
Tyler Wells 21 31 0 2
Freeman Wilmes 5 1 0 0
John Dean 20 19 0 3
William Burton 2 4 0 0

West Virginia Mountaineers

Name PassBlk RunBlk SkAlld TklAlld
Anthony Roberts 32 36 2 5
Robert Kay 24 35 0 1
Larry Johnson 8 2 0 0
Albert Sprayberry 0 1 0 0
Raymond Woolard 0 1 0 0
Aaron Russell 0 1 0 1
Lou Holyfield 0 1 0 0
Arthur Bell 3 3 0 0
Leo Wagner 0 5 0 0
George Kaiser 0 3 0 1
Thomas Andrews 0 2 0 0
Charles Bragdon 6 10 0 0
Robert Fortune 0 6 0 0
Jeffrey Robinson 6 11 0 2
Lorenzo Brumbaugh 7 1 0 0
Steven Cooney 28 29 0 0
Michael Carter 5 1 0 0
Patrick Murphy 14 4 0 0
Mark Levine 9 0 0 0
Dale Farmer 5 0 0 0
Leonardo Brookover 8 17 0 0
Nathan Kelly 32 41 0 3
Toby Oleson 0 19 0 1
Armando Rogers 0 26 0 1
Jason Ingram 38 45 0 7
Brian Vargas 10 34 0 1
Steven Menzel 0 28 0 4
Emilio Singleton 3 0 0 0

Interception Stats

Alabama Crimson Tide

Name Int Yds Avg TDs
Craig Knight 1 2 2.00 0

West Virginia Mountaineers

Name Int Yds Avg TDs
Thomas Andrews 1 1 1.00 0

Fumble Stats

Alabama Crimson Tide

West Virginia Mountaineers

Punting

Alabama Crimson Tide

Name Punts Yds Avg Net Lng In 20
Jose Bolles 9 420 46.67 41.44 51 0

West Virginia Mountaineers

Name Punts Yds Avg Net Lng In 20
William Aten 6 292 48.67 48.67 59 5

Kicking

Alabama Crimson Tide

Name FG 40+ 50+ Lng XP
Harry Rodgers 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 1 - 0 / 0

West Virginia Mountaineers

Name FG 40+ 50+ Lng XP
Marvin Allen 4 / 4 0 / 0 0 / 0 33 0 / 0

Punt Return

Alabama Crimson Tide

West Virginia Mountaineers

Name Ret Yds Avg Lng TDs
Armando Rogers 8 59 7.4 12 0

Kick Return

Alabama Crimson Tide

West Virginia Mountaineers

Defensive Stats