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Virginia 27, Vanderbilt 23

Charlottesville

Summary[]

1st Quarter

UVA: Larry Albert 2 yard run (Maxwell kick)

VAN: Nettles 95 yard kickoff return (Stokes kick)

2nd Quarter

VAN: Safety, Albert tackled in end zone

UVA: soph Gerard Mullins 70 yard punt return (Maxwell kick)

3rd Quarter

No Scoring

4th Quarter

VAN: Overton 21 yard pass from Burger (run failed)

UVA: Albert 1 yard run (run failed)...both short Albert runs came off long passes to goal line

VAN: Jamie O'Rourke 10 yard run (Steve Burger to Dave Letters pass), 2:47...run off right tackle

UVA: E Bill Davis 37 yard pass from Albert (Maxwell kick), 1:45

Stats[]

Team

First Downs: VAN 19, UVA 24

Rushing: VAN 47/114, UVA 50/157

Passing: VAN 11/22/134/1, UVA 15/27/228/0

Returns: VAN 15, UVA 80

Punts: VAN 8/38.7, UVA 6/35.8

Fumbles Lost: VAN 2, UVA 2

Penalty Yards: VAN 68, UVA 75

References[]

  • "Vandy Upset." Palm Beach Post. 3 Oct 1971.
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