Virginia Postgame Notes: Idaho at Virginia
Idaho at Virginia
Oct. 1, 2011
Virginia Game Notes
• With the victory, Virginia improved to 3-2 overall, 2-1 at home and 1-0 all-time vs. Idaho.
• It was the first overtime game overall for UVa since Nov. 1, 2008 – a 24-17 loss to Miami at home, and first overtime victory for UVa since Oct. 18, 2008 – a 16-13 win at home vs. North Carolina.
• Entering today’s game, Virginia was one of 13 programs in the country that was perfect from the red zone. The Cavaliers finished the game 2-for-4 (two touchdowns by Perry Jones) from the red zone and are now 18-for-20 on the year with 12 touchdowns and six field goals.
• TB Perry Jones finished with 21 rushes for 110 rushing yards. The 110 yards are a new career-high for Jones and put him over the 1,000-yard mark for his career.
• Needing 90 yards entering today’s game to reach the 1,000-yard plateau, Jones’ 18-yard rush in the third quarter put him over the mark. He is the 40th Cavalier to reach the milestone.
• QB Michael Rocco completed 20-of-30 attempts for 240 passing yards, his second-career 200-yard game (first was Sept. 17 at North Carolina). He joins a list of 22 other Cavaliers that have had multiple 200-yard games for their careers.
• WR Kris Burd finished with eight catches for a career-high 123 receiving yards. It was the sixth 100-yard game of his career (fifth on the all-time UVa list of 100-yard games).
• Burd moved into fifth place on the all-time UVa receptions list and how has 126 catches for his career. Next on the list is No. 4 John Ford (1984, 1986-88) with 128 career receptions.
• Burd also moved up two spots on the all-time UVa receiving list. Burd now has 1,650 receiving yards for his career for eighth place. No. 7 is Heath Miller (2002-04) with 1,703 career receiving yards.
• In his last three games, Burd has 24 catches for 321 yards (7-110 at North Carolina; 9-88 vs. Southern Miss; 8-123 vs. Idaho). Over those games, he is averaging 107.0 yards per game.
• TB Clifton Richardson finished with 11 rushes for 70 yards, both career-highs.
• WR Dominique Terrell’s game-winning touchdown reception in overtime was the first touchdown of his career¬.
• CB Dom Joseph’s interception in the fourth quarter was the second of his career and the third by a Cavalier this season.
• CB Chase Minnifield’s interception in the fourth quarter was the 11th of his career. Minnifield moved into a ninth-place tie on the all-time UVa list with the pick. Tied for No. 8 on the list with 12 career interceptions are Bryan Shumock (1977-80), Joe Crocker (1992-95) and Anthony Poindexter (1995-98).
• DT Chris Brathwaite made his collegiate debut, becoming the 26th Cavalier this season to earn his first playing time.