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Football

September 5, 1998
Miami 66, E. Tenn. State 17
Orange Bowl, Miami, FL

Scoring by Quarters

Quarters      1st  2nd   3rd  4th   FinalE. Tenn. St.    0     3   14    0    17Miami           3    28   14   21    66TIME: 3:21

James Jackson ran for two second-quarter touchdowns and Nate Brooks returned a blocked punt 12 yards for another score as Miami posted the third-best point total in school history, beating East Tennessee State 66-17 in the Orange Bowl.

Jackson rushed for 147 yards on 12 carries, teaming with Edgerrin James as the Hurricanes registered 314 yards rushing, 158 in the first half. James ran for 77 yards and a touchdown while playing

First Quarter
UM – Crosland 25 field goal. Time Left: 4:41. Drive: 10 plays, 55 yards, 2:44. Key Plays: James 5 rushes for 63. Miami 3, ETSU 0.

Second Quarter
UM – Jackson 1 run (Crosland kick). Time Left: 14:34. Drive: 7 plays, 79 yards, 1:35. Key Play: Jackson 22 rush to ETSU 1. Miami 10, ETSU 0.
UM – James 1 run (Crosland kick). Time Left: 11:55. Drive: 4 plays, 42 yards, 0:58. Key Play: Covington 29 pass to Franks on 3rd and 1. Miami 17, ETSU 0.
ETSU – Chapman 36 field goal. Time Left: 5:27. Drive: 16 plays, 62 yards, 6:28. Key Play: Edward 2 rush to UM 22 on 4th and 1. Miami 17, ETSU 3.
UM – Jackson 31 run (Crosland kick). Time Left: 2:11. Drive: 6 plays, 65 yards, 3:16. Key Play: Covington 23 pass to Wayne to ETSU 40. Miami 24, ETSU 3.
UM – Brooks 12 blocked punt return (Crosland kick). Time Left: 1:32. Key Play: Reed blocks Helton punt. Miami 31, UM 3

Third Quarter
UM – Franks 1 pass from Covington (Crosland kick). Time Left: 8:40. Drive: 8 plays, 53 yards, 2:28. Key Play: Davenport 23 rush to ETSU 30. Maimi 38, ETSU 3
ETSU – Cooper 60 pass from Wells (Chapman kick). Time Left: 6:22. Drive: 5 plays, 79 yard, 2:18. Key Play: Woolfolk 21 kickoff return. Miami 38, ETSU 10.
ETSU – Edwards 2 run (Chapman kick). Time Left: 4:46. Drive: 4 plays, 31 yards, 1:21. Key Play: Neisz fumble recovery at UM 29. Miami 38, ETSU 17.
UM – Wayne 9 pass from Covington (Crosland kick). Time Left: 2:54. Drive: 6 plays, 67 yards, 1:52. Key Play: Jackson 31 rush to ETSU 20. Miami 45, ETSU 17.

Fourth Quarter
UM – Rolle 25 pass from Kelly (Crosland kick). Time Left: 13:18. Drive: 3 plays, 40 yards, 2:18. Key Play: Davenpot 11 rush on 1st down. Miami 52, ETSU 17.
UM – Davenport 17 run (Crosland kick). Time Left:12:30. Drive: 2 plays, 22 yards, 0:38. Key Play: Fitzgerald recovers fumbled kickoff. Miami 59, ETSU 17.
UM – Davenport 1 run (Crosland kick). Time Left: 7:27. Drive: 6 plays, 30 yards, 3:47. Key Play: Rumph forced fumble recovered by Wilson at ETSU 25. Miami 66, ETSU 17.

Miami

Team Statistics MIA ETSU
First Downs 22 12
Rushes-Yards 43-314 40-49
Passing Yards 184 185
Comp-Att-Int 13-21-0 14-26-0
Total Yards 498 234
Punts-Average 3-37.3 7-32.1
Punt Returns 4-57 1-2
Kickoff Returns 2-11 8-119
Interception Returns 0-0 0-0
Penalties-Yards 12-115 8-61
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 6-2
Sacks 4-29 2-18
Third Down Conversions 5-10 5-16
Fourth Down Conversions 1-1 1-2
Time of Possession 26:07 33:53
RUSHING Att Yds TD Lg
James Jackson 12 147 2 31
Najeh Davenport 11 92 2 23
Edgerrin James 11 77 1 30
Will McPartland 4 11 0 5
Nick Williams 1 3 0 3
Zach Hart 1 2 0 2
Wilbur Valdez 1 0 0 0
Scott Covington 2 -18 0 0
TOTALS 43 314 5 31
PASSING Att Cmp Yds TD Int Lg
Scott Covington 18 10 128 2 0 29
Kenny Kelly 3 3 56 1 0 25
TOTALS 21 13 184 3 0 29
RECEIVING No Yds TD Lg
Reggie Wayne 4 54 1 23
Omar Rolle 2 39 1 25
Daniel Franks 2 30 1 29
Andre King 2 30 0 16
Aaron Moser 1 17 0 17
Nick Williams 1 11 0 11
James Jackson 1 3 0 3
TOTALS 13 184 3 29
PUNTING No Yds Avg Lg
Andy Crosland 3 112 37.3 38
PUNT RETURNS No Yds Lg
Edward Reed 1 16 0
Nick Ward 1 18 18
Leonard Myers 2 11 7
Nate Brooks 0 12 12
TOTALS 4 57 18
KICKOFF RETURNS No Yds Lg
Daniel Franks 1 4 4
Daryl Jones 1 7 7
TOTALS 2 11 7
FIELD GOALS Att Made Dist
Andy Crosland 1 1 25g

DEFENSIVE LEADERS
Tackles: 8-Dan Morgan
Assists: 11-Dan Morgan
Total: 19-Dan Morgan
Sacks: 1.5-Dan Morgan

East Tennessee State

RUSHING Att Yds TD Lg
Brandon Walker 10 45 0 9
Brian Edwards 13 27 1 5
Terrance Sims 3 7 0 4
Eric Cooper 1 1 0 1
Lamar Cooper 1 -4 0 0
Jamey Chadwell 2 -18 0 0
TOTALS 40 49 1 9
PASSING Att Cmp Yds TD Int LG
Todd Wells 19 10 162 1 0 60
Jamey Chadwell 7 4 23 0 0 9
TOTALS 26 14 185 1 0 60
RECEIVING No Yds TD Lg
Lamar Cooper 7 112 1 60
Corey Martin 3 47 0 32
Brian Edwards 2 6 0 4
M. Satterfield 1 16 0 16
Adrian Stafford 1 4 0 4
TOTALS 14 185 1 60
PUNTING No Yds Avg Lg
David Helton 6 225 37.5 51
Team 1 0 0.0 0
TOTALS 7 225 32.1 51
PUNT RETURNS No Yds Lg
Keyandre Fenn 1 2 1
KICKOFF RETURNS No Yds Lg
Davis Cason 1 -2 0
Eric Cooper 3 48 21
Alonzo Woolfolk 4 73 21
TOTALS 8 119 21

DEFENSIVE LEADERS
Tackles: 6-Derek Fudge
Assists: 3-Six Players
Total: 7-Derek Fudge
Sacks: 1-Two Players