POSTGAME NOTES

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Oct. 15, 2005

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  • OT D'Brickashaw Ferguson carried the flag. He also started this evening after missing the previous two games with a knee injury.

  • LB Jon Copper was tonight's 4th captain.

  • Tonight's attendance was 63,106. That is the second-largest crowd in school history, behind last year's game vs. Miami (63,701).

  • The win over the No. 4 Seminoles marked the second-highest ranked opponent the Cavaliers have ever beaten (No. 2 Florida State in 1995, 33-28).

  • The win snapped a nine-game losing streak in the series against the Seminoles, which was UVa's longest active losing streak against an opponent.

  • True freshmen WR Maurice Covington, WR Kevin Ogletree, and DE Alex Field each played in the first games of their career.

  • Jonathan Stupar's TD catch in the 1st quarter was the first touchdown of his career.

  • Connor Hughes' field goal in the 1st quarter was the longest of his season. It was also his first 50+ yard FG and his longest kick since a 50-yard boot against Clemson in 2004.

  • Maurice Covington made the first catch of his career in the 2nd quarter.

  • Chris Gorham's interception in the 2nd quarter was the first of his career.

  • Wali Lundy's TD catch in the 2nd quarter was his first touchdown of the season. It was also the 42nd touchdown of his career, leaving him four shy of the UVa career record, which is currently held by Gene Mayer.

  • Kai Parham's sack in the 2nd quarter was his 7th of the season. Those seven sacks are tied for the 6th most in one season by a linebacker in UVA history.
     

     

  • Connor Hughes' four field goals tonight tied him with Rafael Garcia for most career field goals in school history (58).

  • Hughes has now scored 291 points in his career, 14th in ACC history. He needs two points to Gene Mayer's school record, which is the oldest in the UVa record book. Mayer played from 1912-15.

  • Marques Hagans' 306 passing yards, 27 completions, and 36 attempts tonight are all new career highs.

  • The last Cavalier with a 300-yard passing game was on Nov. 29, 2003 when Matt Schaub threw for 358 yards in a 35-21 win over Virginia Tech.

  • Today's game marked the fifth time in Hagans' career he completed at least 75% (27-36) of his passes (first time this season).

  • Virginia had 11 different receivers catch a pass, the most since 11 Cavaliers caught a pass against Clemson in 2003.

  • The Cavaliers had 20 yards rushing, the last time Virginia won a game while rushing for 20 or less yards was a 27-22 win at Duke in 2002 when the Cavaliers rushed for 2 yards.

  • Lorenzo Booker's 58-yard touchdown run was the longest play from scrimmage allowed by the Cavaliers this season.

  • Game balls were awarded to defensive coordinator Al Golden, offensive coordinator Ron Prince, OT D'Brickashaw Ferguson, S Tony Franklin, QB Marques Hagans, PK Connor Hughes, TB Wali Lundy, and DE Brennan Schmidt.