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Game Notes • Virginia vs. Virginia Tech Nov. 28, 2009 • Scott Stadium

  • Jameel Sewell rushed for a career-high 104 yards
  • Sewell became the 62nd player to rush for 100 yards in UVa history
  • Sewell rushed for 91 yards on seven carries in the first quarter and finished the first half with 99 yards. His previous best single-game rushing total was 92 yards vs. Maryland in 2006. The last time a UVa QB rushing for more than 100 yards was Vic Hall vs. Virginia Tech last season (109 yards)
  • Sewell became the ninth different UVa quarterback to rush for over a 100 yards in program history (Bill Dudley (1941), Ray Brown (1946), Bob Davis (1964), Gene Arnette (1967), Scott Gardner (1975), Shawn Moore (1989), Marques Hagans (2005), Vic Hall (2008)
  • Sewell’s first quarter rushing TD (15 yards) was his seventh rushing touchdown this season and the 15th time he has run for a score in his UVa career
  • Sewell finishes his career with 5,366 career passing yards, ranking No. 3 all-time in the UVa annals
  • Sewell finishes his career with 6,012 career total offense, ranking No. 4 all-time in the UVa annals, behind only Shawn Moore (7,897), Matt Schaub (7,560) and Scott Gardner (6,059)
  • UVa’s scoring drive to open the game marked just the fourth time this season an opponent has scored a touchdown on the Virginia Tech defense in the first quarter this season.
  • Virginia Tech’s Ryan Williams rushed for four touchdowns, marking the first time an opponent has rushed for four TDs against UVa since Georgia Tech’s Robert Lavette in 1982
  • Steve Greer finished the season with 92 tackles, giving him the most by a UVa freshman since Darryl Blackstock recorded 108 in 2002
  • Lou Groza Award semifinalist Robert Randolph knocked down two field goals to finish the season connecting on 17-of-19, a 89.5 percent success rate, ranking No. 2 all-time in UVa history
  • Freshman DB Javanti Sparrow had his first attempt in a game this season when he returned a kickoff during the first half
  • Freshman linebacker Tucker Windle recorded his first career start today.
  • UVa senior offensive tackle Will Barker made his 49th career start today. That is the second most career starts in UVa history. DE Brennan Schmidt owns the record with 51
  • Today’s pregame Power of Orange flag raising was conducted by former Cavalier standouts Aaron Brooks and Ahmad Hawkins
  • At halftime former Cavalier great Jim Bakhtiar had his jersey retired. A standout fullback, linebacker and kicker, Bakhtiar earned All-America honors in 1957 when he led the ACC in rushing. He was a first-team All-ACC pick in 1956 and 1957
  • UVa honored 30 fourth and fifth-year seniors prior to the game
  • Al Groh coached his 178th career game at an ACC school (Wake, Virginia) today, holding down fourth place all-time in the league annals

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