Western Carolina vs Samford (Sep 24, 2022)


 

Scoring Summary

 
Scoring Summary (Final)
Southern Conference Football
Western Carolina vs #21 Samford (Sep 24, 2022 at Birmingham, Ala.)

Western Carolina (2-2,0-1) vs. Samford (3-1,1-0)

Date: Sep 24, 2022 • Site: Birmingham, Ala.  • Stadium: Seibert Stadium  •  Attendance: 7519

Score by Quarters  Score 
Western Carolina   0  3  6  3  12 
Samford   7  7  7  14  35 

SCORING SUMMARY   WCU -SAM  
1st  06:41  SAM   Judd Cockett 20 yd pass from Michael Hiers (Zach Williams kick) 
         10 plays, 80 yards, TOP 2:21  0 - 7 
2nd  13:11  SAM   Chandler Smith 34 yd pass from Michael Hiers (Zach Williams kick) 
         10 plays, 99 yards, TOP 3:03  0 - 14 
  00:09  WCU   Richard McCollum 20 yd field goal 
         11 plays, 67 yards, TOP 3:51  3 - 14 
3rd  11:46  WCU   Richard McCollum 24 yd field goal 
         7 plays, 18 yards, TOP 3:04  6 - 14 
  09:32  SAM   Jaylan Thomas 60 yd pass from Michael Hiers (Zach Williams kick) 
         8 plays, 82 yards, TOP 2:08  6 - 21 
  02:57  WCU   Richard McCollum 30 yd field goal 
         7 plays, 42 yards, TOP 2:36  9 - 21 
4th  13:24  SAM   Ty King 15 yd pass from Michael Hiers (Zach Williams kick) 
         5 plays, 50 yards, TOP 2:07  9 - 28 
  09:47  SAM   Jay Stanton 49 yd run (Zach Williams kick) 
         3 plays, 80 yards, TOP 1:36  9 - 35 
  05:35  WCU   Richard McCollum 31 yd field goal 
         10 plays, 61 yards, TOP 4:04  12 - 35 

Kickoff time: 2 p.m.  • End of Game: 5:11  • Total elapsed time: 3:11
Referee: Jerry Welmaker  •  Umpire: Scott Ray  •  Linesman: Jeff Jones  •  Line judge: Trey Robinson  •  Back judge: Jay Earnhardt  •  Field judge: Major Sosebee  •  Side judge: Ryan Johnson  • 
Temperature: 83  • Wind: South 3  • Weather: Sunny

 

Team Statistics

 
Team Statistics (Final)
Southern Conference Football
Western Carolina vs #21 Samford (Sep 24, 2022 at Birmingham, Ala.)

 Team Totals  WCU  SAM 
FIRST DOWNS  32  25 
   Rushing  12 
   Passing  17  13 
   Penalty 
NET YARDS RUSHING  146  101 
   Rushing Attempts  43  34 
   Average Per Rush  3.4  3.0 
   Rushing Touchdowns 
   Yards Gained Rushing  184  138 
   Yards Lost Rushing  38  37 
NET YARDS PASSING  310  292 
   Completions-Attempts-Int  31-47-2  24-30-1 
   Average Per Attempt  6.6  9.7 
   Average Per Completion  10.0  12.2 
   Passing Touchdowns 
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS  456  393 
   Total offense plays  90  64 
   Average Gain Per Play  5.1  6.1 
Fumbles: Number-Lost  1-1  0-0 
Penalties: Number-Yards  7-70  10-89 
PUNTS-YARDS  3-126  5-221 
   Average Yards Per Punt  42.0  44.2 
   Net Yards Per Punt  42.0  42.8 
   Inside 20 
   50+ Yards 
   Touchbacks 
   Fair catch 
KICKOFFS-YARDS  5-270  6-376 
   Average Yards Per Kickoff  54.0  62.7 
   Net Yards Per Kickoff  35.4  43.3 
   Touchbacks 
   Fair Catch Yards 
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD  1-7-0  1-0-0 
   Average Per Return  7.0  0.0 
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD  2-41-0  3-43-0 
   Average Per Return  20.5  14.3 
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD  1-15-0  2-0-0 
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD  0-0-0  0-0-0 
Miscellaneous Yards 
Possession Time  35:09  24:51 
   1st Quarter  9:44  5:16 
   2nd Quarter  9:44  5:16 
   3rd Quarter  8:28  6:32 
   4th Quarter  7:13  7:47 
Third-Down Conversions  4 of 14  7 of 13 
Fourth-Down Conversions  0 of 3  0 of 1 
Red-Zone Scores-Chances  4-6  2-3 
   Touchdowns  0-6  2-3 
   Field goals  4-6  0-3 
Sacks By: Number-Yards  4-25  3-23 
PAT Kicks  0-0  5-5 
Field Goals  4-4  0-0 
Points off turnovers  21 

 

Individual Statistics

 
Individual Statistics (Final)
Southern Conference Football
Western Carolina vs #21 Samford (Sep 24, 2022 at Birmingham, Ala.)

Western Carolina
  
Samford
RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
Jalynn Williams  61  61  24  8.7 
Desmond Reid  15  72  14  58  16  3.9 
TJ Jones   20  20  11  2.9 
Palhegyi   12  12  6.0 
Reddick, Jr.   -1  -1.0 
Davis   11  19  23  -4  -0.4 
Totals...  43  184  38  146  24  3.4 
  
RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
Jay Stanton   14  89  86  49  6.1 
Jaylan Thomas   10  32  31  12  3.1 
Judd Cockett   8.0 
TEAM   -4  -4.0 
Michael Hiers   29  -20  -2.5 
Totals...  34  138  37  101  49  3.0 
  
 
PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
Davis   29-44-2  301  30 
Palhegyi   2-3-0 
Totals...  31-47-2  310  30 
  
PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
Michael Hiers   24-30-1  292  60 
Totals...  24-30-1  292  60 
  
 
RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
Reddick, Jr.   27  10 
Jalynn Williams  69  30 
Terrence Horne  39  15 
TJ Jones   31  11 
Raphael Williams  33  17 
David White  29  11 
Clayton Bardall  31  18 
Desmond Reid 
Toler Keigley  17  17 
Belanger   11  11 
Censere Lee 
Brayden Blackmon 
Totals...  31  310  30 
  
RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
Chandler Smith   125  34 
Jaylan Thomas   75  60 
Judd Cockett   37  20 
Ty King   40  18 
Kendall Watson   12  11 
J.R. Tran-Reno  
Peyton Ringer  
Carson Goold   -2 
Totals...  24  292  60 
  
  
  
  
 
PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
Brandon Dickerson  126  42.0  46 
Totals...  126  42.0  46 
  
PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
Bradley Porcellato  221  44.2  47 
Totals...  221  44.2  47 
 
   Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
Terrence Horne  41  21 
Andreas Keaton  15  15 
AJ Colombo 
Totals...  41  21  15  15 
  
  
  
   Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
Chandler Smith  
Judd Cockett   41  25 
Ty King  
Ty Hardimon  
Isaiah Richardson 
Totals...  43  25 
 
ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
Jalynn Williams  61  69  130 
Terrence Horne  39  41  80 
Desmond Reid  58  66 
TJ Jones   20  31  51 
Raphael Williams  33  33 
Clayton Bardall  31  31 
David White  29  29 
Reddick, Jr.   -1  27  26 
Toler Keigley  17  17 
Andreas Keaton  15  15 
Palhegyi   12  12 
Belanger   11  11 
Censere Lee 
AJ Colombo 
Brayden Blackmon 
Davis   -4  -4 
Totals...  146  310  41  15  519 
  
ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
Chandler Smith   125  125 
Jaylan Thomas   31  75  106 
Jay Stanton   86  86 
Judd Cockett   37  41  86 
Ty King   40  42 
Kendall Watson   12  12 
J.R. Tran-Reno  
Peyton Ringer  
Carson Goold   -2  -2 
TEAM   -4  -4 
Michael Hiers   -20  -20 
Totals...  101  292  43  436 
  
  
  
  
  
 
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
Richard McCollum  2nd  00:09  20 yards  Good 
Richard McCollum  3rd  11:46  24 yards  Good 
Richard McCollum  3rd  02:57  30 yards  Good 
Richard McCollum  4th  05:35  31 yards  Good 
  
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
  
  
  
  
 
KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
Paxton Robertson  270  54.0 
  
KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
Daniel Bethel   376  62.7 
 
FUMBLES: Western Carolina-Raphael Williams 1-1. Samford-None.

 

Drive Chart

 
Drive Chart (Final)
Southern Conference Football
Western Carolina vs #21 Samford (Sep 24, 2022 at Birmingham, Ala.)

   Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
WCU   1st  W25  15:00  Kickoff  W50  13:10     Punt  6-25  1:50    
WCU   1st  W39  11:29  Punt  S30  09:02     Interception  7-31  2:27    
WCU   1st  W20  06:34  Kickoff  S01  01:14     Downs  15-79  5:20 
WCU   2nd  W25  13:11  Kickoff  S33  10:44     Downs  7-42  2:27    
WCU   2nd  W02  08:46  Punt  W21  05:20     Punt  7-19  3:26    
WCU   2nd  W30  04:00  Punt  S03  00:09  FIELD GOAL  11-67  3:51 
WCU   3rd  W35  15:00  Possession  W35  15:00     Kickoff  0-0  0:00    
WCU   3rd  S25  14:50  Interception  S07  11:46  FIELD GOAL  7-18  3:04 
WCU   3rd  W25  09:32  Kickoff  W30  07:32     Punt  3-5  2:00    
WCU   3rd  W45  05:33  Punt  S13  02:57  FIELD GOAL  7-42  2:36 
WCU   3rd  W14  01:19  Punt  W50  00:31     Fumble  3-36  0:48    
WCU   4th  W35  13:24  Kickoff  S16  11:23     Interception  6-49  2:01 
WCU   4th  W25  09:39  Kickoff  S14  05:35  FIELD GOAL  10-61  4:04 
WCU   4th  W16  01:00  Downs  W37  00:00     End of half  5-21  1:00    
  
SAM   1st  S35  15:00  Possession  S35  15:00     Kickoff  0-0  0:00    
SAM   1st  S12  13:10  Punt  S21  11:29     Punt  3-9  1:41    
SAM   1st  S20  09:02  Interception  W00  06:41  TOUCHDOWN  10-80  2:21 
SAM   1st  S01  01:14  Downs  W00  13:11  TOUCHDOWN  10-99  3:03    
SAM   2nd  S33  10:44  Downs  W49  08:46     Punt  4-18  1:58    
SAM   2nd  S33  05:20  Punt  S27  04:00     Punt  3--6  1:20    
SAM   2nd  S27  00:03  Kickoff  S23  00:00     End of half  1--4  0:03    
SAM   3rd  S25  15:00  Kickoff  S20  14:50     Interception  1--5  0:10    
SAM   3rd  S18  11:40  Kickoff  W00  09:32  TOUCHDOWN  8-82  2:08    
SAM   3rd  S18  07:32  Punt  S17  05:33     Punt  5--1  1:59    
SAM   3rd  S25  02:57  Kickoff  S40  01:19     Punt  4-15  1:38    
SAM   3rd  S50  00:31  Fumble  W00  13:24  TOUCHDOWN  5-50  2:07 
SAM   4th  S20  11:23  Interception  W00  09:47  TOUCHDOWN  3-80  1:36    
SAM   4th  W47  05:32  Kickoff  W16  01:00     Downs  7-31  4:32 

   1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
Western Carolina   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
Time of possession   09:44   09:44   08:28   07:13      19:28   15:41      35:09  
3rd Down Conversions   1/3   2/5   0/3   1/3      3/8   1/6      4/14  
Average field position  W28   W19   W39   W25      W23   W33      W28  
4th Down Conversions   0/2   0/1   0/0   0/0      0/3   0/0      0/3  
  
   1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
Samford   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
Time of possession   05:16   05:16   06:32   07:47      10:32   14:19      24:51  
3rd Down Conversions   1/2   3/5   2/4   1/2      4/7   3/6      7/13  
Average field position  S11   S31   S27   S36      S21   S29      S25  
4th Down Conversions   0/0   0/0   0/0   0/1      0/0   0/1      0/1  


Drive Chart (By Quarter)

   Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
SAM   1st  S35  15:00  Possession  S35  15:00     Kickoff  0-0  0:00    
WCU   1st  W25  15:00  Kickoff  W50  13:10     Punt  6-25  1:50    
SAM   1st  S12  13:10  Punt  S21  11:29     Punt  3-9  1:41    
WCU   1st  W39  11:29  Punt  S30  09:02     Interception  7-31  2:27    
SAM   1st  S20  09:02  Interception  W00  06:41  TOUCHDOWN  10-80  2:21 
WCU   1st  W20  06:34  Kickoff  S01  01:14     Downs  15-79  5:20 
SAM   1st  S01  01:14  Downs  W00  13:11  TOUCHDOWN  10-99  3:03    
WCU   2nd  W25  13:11  Kickoff  S33  10:44     Downs  7-42  2:27    
  
SAM   2nd  S33  10:44  Downs  W49  08:46     Punt  4-18  1:58    
WCU   2nd  W02  08:46  Punt  W21  05:20     Punt  7-19  3:26    
SAM   2nd  S33  05:20  Punt  S27  04:00     Punt  3--6  1:20    
WCU   2nd  W30  04:00  Punt  S03  00:09  FIELD GOAL  11-67  3:51 
SAM   2nd  S27  00:03  Kickoff  S23  00:00     End of half  1--4  0:03    
WCU   3rd  W35  15:00  Possession  W35  15:00     Kickoff  0-0  0:00    
  
SAM   3rd  S25  15:00  Kickoff  S20  14:50     Interception  1--5  0:10    
WCU   3rd  S25  14:50  Interception  S07  11:46  FIELD GOAL  7-18  3:04 
SAM   3rd  S18  11:40  Kickoff  W00  09:32  TOUCHDOWN  8-82  2:08    
WCU   3rd  W25  09:32  Kickoff  W30  07:32     Punt  3-5  2:00    
SAM   3rd  S18  07:32  Punt  S17  05:33     Punt  5--1  1:59    
WCU   3rd  W45  05:33  Punt  S13  02:57  FIELD GOAL  7-42  2:36 
SAM   3rd  S25  02:57  Kickoff  S40  01:19     Punt  4-15  1:38    
WCU   3rd  W14  01:19  Punt  W50  00:31     Fumble  3-36  0:48    
SAM   3rd  S50  00:31  Fumble  W00  13:24  TOUCHDOWN  5-50  2:07 
WCU   4th  W35  13:24  Kickoff  S16  11:23     Interception  6-49  2:01 
  
SAM   4th  S20  11:23  Interception  W00  09:47  TOUCHDOWN  3-80  1:36    
WCU   4th  W25  09:39  Kickoff  S14  05:35  FIELD GOAL  10-61  4:04 
SAM   4th  W47  05:32  Kickoff  W16  01:00     Downs  7-31  4:32 
WCU   4th  W16  01:00  Downs  W37  00:00     End of half  5-21  1:00    

 

Defensive Statistics

 
Defensive Statistics (Final)
Southern Conference Football
Western Carolina vs #21 Samford (Sep 24, 2022 at Birmingham, Ala.)

##  Western Carolina   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
21  Andreas Keaton  .   .   1-15  .  
93  Chris Morgan  0.5/2   .   .   .  
9   Micah Nelson  0.5/5   .   .   0.5/5  
6   K.J. Milner  2.0/13   .   .   2.0/13  
7   Hayward McQueen  .   .   .   .  
8   Aiava Lealaimatafao  .   .   .   .  
1   Cameron McCutcheon  .   .   .   .  
37  Lee Campbell  0.5/1   .   .   .  
5   Mateo Sudipo  .   .   .   .  
53  EJ Porter  0.5/5   .   .   0.5/5  
20  Ed Jones IV  .   .   .   .  
3   Jacob Harris  .   .   .   .  
0   Floyd   1.0/2   .   .   .  
32  Richardson   1.0/1   .   .   .  
94  Timothy Jamison  .   .   .   .  
14  Louis   .   .   .   .  
27  Thomas   .   .   .   .  
2   Rod Gattison  1.0/4   .   .   .  
91  Jaquarius Guinn  1.0/2   .   .   1.0/2  
10  Dotson, Jr.   .   .   .   .  
4   CJ Williams  .   .   .   .  
##  Samford   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
32  Noah Martin   1.0/7   .   .   .  
21  Isaiah Richardson  .   .   1-0   .  
44  Tay Berry   2.5/10   .   .   0.5/4  
45  Thomas Neville   1.0/1   .   .   .  
28  Josiah Cotton   0.5/3   .   .   0.5/3  
13  David Coleman   .   .   .   .  
16  Hakeem Johnson   .   .   .   .  
38  Fred Flavors   .   .   .   .  
22  B. Devault-Smith  .   .   .   .  
27  Trey Elston   .   .   .   .  
5   Nathan East   .   .   .   .  
4   Ty Hardimon   .   .   1-0   .  
1   Kourtlan Marsh   .   .   .   .  
99  Seth Simmer   .   .   .   .  
55  Johnny Johnson   1.5/12   .   .   1.5/12  
14  Torrence Pollard  .   .   .   .  
98  Joshua Mathiasen  1.0/1   .   .   .  
91  Kobe Stewart   0.5/4   .   .   0.5/4  
29  Drew Mims   .   .   .   .  
35  Joseph Mera   .   .   .   .  
15  Emmanuel Flowers  .   1-0   .   .  
12  Ty King   .   .   .   .  
97  Nick Jackson   .   .   .   .  
51  Tate Taylor   .   .   .   .  
94  Makhi Gilbert   .   .   .   .  

 

Participation Report

 
Participation Report (Final)
Southern Conference Football
Western Carolina vs #21 Samford (Sep 24, 2022 at Birmingham, Ala.)

Western Carolina  
Pos  ##  Offense 
QB   5D  Davis  
RB   0J  TJ Jones  
WR   2W  R. Williams  
WR   6H  Horne  
WR   7W  White  
TE   1B  Belanger  
LT   74  Smith  
LG   77  Walker  
C   72  Whitmore  
RG   52  Fann  
RT   70  Coulter  
  
Western Carolina  
Pos  ##  Defense 
DE   6   Milner  
NOSE  90  Alexander  
DT   91  Guinn  
BAN   9   Nelson  
LB   53  Porter  
LB   20  Jones IV  
S   10  Dotson, Jr.  
CB   0   Floyd  
S   21  Keaton  
S   5   Sudipo  
CB   1   McCutcheon  
  
Samford  
Pos  ##  Offense 
QB   10  Michael Hiers  
RB   20  Jay Stanton  
XWR   11  D.J. Rias  
HWR   80  Judd Cockett  
YWR   0   Chandler Smith  
ZWR   84  Kendall Watson  
LT   75  Motley-Simmons  
LG   58  Chris Noble  
C   62  Jabari Brooks  
RG   54  Luke Byrne  
RT   72  Gavin Orr  
  
Samford  
Pos  ##  Defense 
WOLF  45  Thomas Neville  
NOSE  99  Seth Simmer  
DT   44  Tay Berry  
BAN   35  Joseph Mera  
MIKE  32  Noah Martin  
STIN  5   Nathan East  
NICK  4   Ty Hardimon  
CB   38  Fred Flavors  
ROV   15  E. Flowers  
FREE  21  I. Richardson  
CB   16  Hakeem Johnson  

Western Carolina: 1L-Lee, 1R-D. Reid, 1P-Palhegyi, 1C-Reddick, Jr., 2-Gattison, 3-Harris, 4-C. Williams, 7-McQueen, 8W-J. Williams, 8-Lealaimatafao, 14-Louis, 17-Cornett, 19-Keigley, 24-Dukes, 27-Thomas, 32-Richardson, 37-Campbell, 38-Dickerson, 39-Blackmon, 40-Hennings, 41-Scott, 45-Wallace, 46-Robertson, 47-Blue Monroe, 48-Elms, 50-J. Davis, 51-Sanez, 55-Thompson, 58-Ricciardi, 66-Derek Simmons, 67-Tomlison, 73-Saddler, 75-Carter, 76-Linkous, 83-Colombo, 86-Bardall, 89-McCollum, 93-Morgan, 94-Jamison, 98-Wisdom Simms, 99-Wilson.

Samford: 1-Kourtlan Marsh, 2-Q. Crittendon, 2C-Carson Goold, 3-David Coltrane, 6-Jaylan Thomas, 7-B. Porcellato, 8-J.R. Tran-Reno, 12-Ty King, 13-David Coleman, 14-T. Pollard, 17-Miles Morris, 19-Quadir Ismail, 22-Devault-Smith, 27-Trey Elston, 28-Josiah Cotton, 29-Drew Mims, 30-Dakota Chapman, 31-Landon Guidry, 34-Miller Karrh, 36-Darius Daniel, 37-Peyton Ringer, 40-Wade White, 42-Jordan Russell, 43-Daniel Bethel, 49-Henry Bishop, 51-Tate Taylor, 55-Johnny Johnson, 59-Zach Williams, 61-Alex Applefield, 74-Kasra Bojnordi, 77-Zach Brown, 79-Donovan Hawkins, 81-Jamall Thompson, 90-Luca Chuecos, 91-Kobe Stewart, 92-Braeden Royal, 93-Daniel Bettis, 94-Makhi Gilbert, 97-Nick Jackson, 98-J. Mathiasen.

 

Box Score

 
Box Score (Final)
Western Carolina vs #21 Samford (Sep 24, 2022 at Birmingham, Ala.)

Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
-----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
Western Carolina....  0  3  6  3  - 12       Record: (2-2,0-1)
Samford.............  7  7  7 14  - 35       Record: (3-1,1-0)



Scoring Summary:
1st 06:41 SAM - Judd Cockett 20 yd pass from Michael Hiers (Zach Williams kick), 10-80 2:21, WCU 0 - SAM 7
2nd 13:11 SAM - Chandler Smith 34 yd pass from Michael Hiers (Zach Williams kick), 10-99 3:03, WCU 0 - SAM 14
    00:09 WCU - Richard McCollum 20 yd field goal, 11-67 3:51, WCU 3 - SAM 14
3rd 11:46 WCU - Richard McCollum 24 yd field goal, 7-18 3:04, WCU 6 - SAM 14
    09:32 SAM - Jaylan Thomas 60 yd pass from Michael Hiers (Zach Williams kick), 8-82 2:08, WCU 6 - SAM 21
    02:57 WCU - Richard McCollum 30 yd field goal, 7-42 2:36, WCU 9 - SAM 21
4th 13:24 SAM - Ty King 15 yd pass from Michael Hiers (Zach Williams kick), 5-50 2:07, WCU 9 - SAM 28
    09:47 SAM - Jay Stanton 49 yd run (Zach Williams kick), 3-80 1:36, WCU 9 - SAM 35
    05:35 WCU - Richard McCollum 31 yd field goal, 10-61 4:04, WCU 12 - SAM 35



                                    WCU      SAM
FIRST DOWNS...................       32       25
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............   43-146   34-101
PASSING YDS (NET).............      310      292
Passes Att-Comp-Int...........  47-31-2  30-24-1
TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS.....   90-456   64-393
Fumble Returns-Yards..........      0-0      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards............      1-7      1-0
Kickoff Returns-Yards.........     2-41     3-43
Interception Returns-Yards....     1-15      2-0
Punts (Number-Avg)............   3-42.0   5-44.2
Fumbles-Lost..................      1-1      0-0
Penalties-Yards...............     7-70    10-89
Possession Time...............    35:09    24:51
Third-Down Conversions........  4 of 14  7 of 13
Fourth-Down Conversions.......   0 of 3   0 of 1
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      4-6      2-3
Sacks By: Number-Yards........     4-25     3-23


RUSHING: Western Carolina-Jalynn Williams 7-61; Desmond Reid 15-58; TJ
Jones 7-20; Palhegyi 2-12; Reddick, Jr. 1-minus 1; Davis 11-minus 4. Samford-Jay
Stanton 14-86; Jaylan Thomas 10-31; Judd Cockett 1-8; TEAM 1-minus 4; Michael
Hiers 8-minus 20.

PASSING: Western Carolina-Davis 29-44-2-301; Palhegyi 2-3-0-9.
Samford-Michael Hiers 24-30-1-292.

RECEIVING: Western Carolina-Reddick, Jr. 5-27; Jalynn Williams 4-69;
Terrence Horne 4-39; TJ Jones 4-31; Raphael Williams 3-33; David White 3-29;
Clayton Bardall 2-31; Desmond Reid 2-8; Toler Keigley 1-17; Belanger 1-11;
Censere Lee 1-9; Brayden Blackmon 1-6. Samford-Chandler Smith 8-125; Jaylan
Thomas 4-75; Judd Cockett 4-37; Ty King 3-40; Kendall Watson 2-12; J.R.
Tran-Reno 1-3; Peyton Ringer 1-2; Carson Goold 1-minus 2.

INTERCEPTIONS: Western Carolina-Andreas Keaton 1-15. Samford-Ty Hardimon
1-0; Isaiah Richardson 1-0.

FUMBLES: Western Carolina-Raphael Williams 1-1. Samford-None.

Stadium: Seibert Stadium       Attendance: 7519
Kickoff time: 2 p.m.    End of Game: 5:11      Total elapsed time: 3:11
Officials: Referee: Jerry Welmaker; Umpire: Scott Ray; Linesman: Jeff Jones;
Line judge: Trey Robinson; Back judge: Jay Earnhardt; Field judge: Major Sosebee;
Side judge: Ryan Johnson;
Temperature: 83        Wind: South 3   Weather: Sunny



Western Carolina vs #21 Samford (Sep 24, 2022 at Birmingham, Ala.) SACKS (UA-A): Western Carolina-K.J. Milner 1-2; Jaquarius Guinn 1-0; EJ Porter 0-1; Micah Nelson 0-1. Samford-Johnny Johnson 1-1; Kobe Stewart 0-1; Tay Berry 0-1; Josiah Cotton 0-1. TACKLES (UA-A): Western Carolina-Andreas Keaton 6-2; Chris Morgan 4-3; Micah Nelson 3-4; K.J. Milner 3-3; Hayward McQueen 2-3; Aiava Lealaimatafao 3-1; Cameron McCutcheon 2-1; Lee Campbell 2-1; Mateo Sudipo 2-0; Floyd 1-1; EJ Porter 1-1; Ed Jones IV 1-1; Jacob Harris 1-1; CJ Williams 1-0; Rod Gattison 1-0; Timothy Jamison 1-0; Jaquarius Guinn 1-0; Richardson 1-0; Thomas 1-0; Dotson, Jr. 1-0; Louis 1-0. Samford-Noah Martin 7-1; Isaiah Richardson 6-2; Tay Berry 6-1; Thomas Neville 3-3; Josiah Cotton 2-4; Hakeem Johnson 4-1; David Coleman 4-1; Fred Flavors 4-0; B. Devault-Smith 3-1; Trey Elston 3-0; Nathan East 3-0; Ty Hardimon 1-2; Seth Simmer 2-0; Kourtlan Marsh 2-0; Torrence Pollard 1-1; Joshua Mathiasen 1-1; Johnny Johnson 1-1; Kobe Stewart 0-2; Drew Mims 1-0; Ty King 1-0; Emmanuel Flowers 1-0; Joseph Mera 1-0; Nick Jackson 0-1; Makhi Gilbert 0-1; Tate Taylor 0-1. Game Starters: Western Carolina POS ## OFFENSE QB 5D Davis RB 0J TJ Jones WR 2W R. Williams WR 6H Horne WR 7W White TE 1B Belanger LT 74 Smith LG 77 Walker C 72 Whitmore RG 52 Fann RT 70 Coulter POS ## DEFENSE DE 6 Milner NOSE 90 Alexander DT 91 Guinn BAN 9 Nelson LB 53 Porter LB 20 Jones IV S 10 Dotson, Jr. CB 0 Floyd S 21 Keaton S 5 Sudipo CB 1 McCutcheon Samford POS ## OFFENSE QB 10 Michael Hiers RB 20 Jay Stanton XWR 11 D.J. Rias HWR 80 Judd Cockett YWR 0 Chandler Smith ZWR 84 Kendall Watson LT 75 Motley-Simmons LG 58 Chris Noble C 62 Jabari Brooks RG 54 Luke Byrne RT 72 Gavin Orr POS ## DEFENSE WOLF 45 Thomas Neville NOSE 99 Seth Simmer DT 44 Tay Berry BAN 35 Joseph Mera MIKE 32 Noah Martin STIN 5 Nathan East NICK 4 Ty Hardimon CB 38 Fred Flavors ROV 15 E. Flowers FREE 21 I. Richardson CB 16 Hakeem Johnson Player participation: Western Carolina: 1P-Palhegyi, 1C-Reddick, Jr., 1L-Lee, 1R-D. Reid, 2-Gattison, 3-Harris, 4-C. Williams, 7-McQueen, 8W-J. Williams, 8-Lealaimatafao, 14-Louis, 17-Cornett, 19-Keigley, 24-Dukes, 27-Thomas, 32-Richardson, 37-Campbell, 38-Dickerson, 39-Blackmon, 40-Hennings, 41-Scott, 45-Wallace, 46-Robertson, 47-Blue Monroe, 48-Elms, 50-J. Davis, 51-Sanez, 55-Thompson, 58-Ricciardi, 66-Derek Simmons, 67-Tomlison, 73-Saddler, 75-Carter, 76-Linkous, 83-Colombo, 86-Bardall, 89-McCollum, 93-Morgan, 94-Jamison, 98-Wisdom Simms, 99-Wilson. Samford: 1-Kourtlan Marsh, 2-Q. Crittendon, 2C-Carson Goold, 3-David Coltrane, 6-Jaylan Thomas, 7-B. Porcellato, 8-J.R. Tran-Reno, 12-Ty King, 13-David Coleman, 14-T. Pollard, 17-Miles Morris, 19-Quadir Ismail, 22-Devault-Smith, 27-Trey Elston, 28-Josiah Cotton, 29-Drew Mims, 30-Dakota Chapman, 31-Landon Guidry, 34-Miller Karrh, 36-Darius Daniel, 37-Peyton Ringer, 40-Wade White, 42-Jordan Russell, 43-Daniel Bethel, 49-Henry Bishop, 51-Tate Taylor, 55-Johnny Johnson, 59-Zach Williams, 61-Alex Applefield, 74-Kasra Bojnordi, 77-Zach Brown, 79-Donovan Hawkins, 81-Jamall Thompson, 90-Luca Chuecos, 91-Kobe Stewart, 92-Braeden Royal, 93-Daniel Bettis, 94-Makhi Gilbert, 97-Nick Jackson, 98-J. Mathiasen.

 

Play-by-Play Summary

 
Play-by-Play Summary
Southern Conference Football
Western Carolina vs #21 Samford (Sep 24, 2022 at Birmingham, Ala.)

1st Quarter

Samford wins the toss and defers. WCU will receive to start the game.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu35Change of possession, SAM ball on SAM35, 1st and 65.
Daniel Bethel kickoff 65 yards to the WCU0, touchback.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu25WESTERN CAROLINA drive start at 15:00.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu25Davis pass complete to White for 9 yards to the WCU34 (I. Richardson).
Wcu 2-1at Wcu34TJ Jones rush for 5 yards to the WCU39, 1ST DOWN WCU (Thomas Neville).
Wcu 1-10at Wcu39Davis pass complete to White for 11 yards to the 50 yardline, 1ST DOWN WCU.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu50TJ Jones rush for no gain to the 50 yardline (Noah Martin).
Wcu 2-10at Wcu50Davis pass incomplete to Horne.
Wcu 3-10at Wcu50Davis pass incomplete to Horne, PENALTY WCU IP 0 yards to the 50 yardline.
Wcu 3-10at Wcu504th and 10.
Wcu 4-10at Wcu50Dickerson punt 38 yards to the SAM12, fair catch by Chandler Smith.
Drive: 6 plays, 25 yards, TOP 01:50
Sam 1-10at Sam12SAMFORD drive start at 13:10.
Sam 1-10at Sam12Michael Hiers pass incomplete to Jay Stanton (Milner).
Sam 2-10at Sam12Michael Hiers pass complete to Judd Cockett for 8 yards to the SAM20 (Floyd;Keaton).
Sam 3-2at Sam20Jay Stanton rush for 1 yard to the SAM21 (Porter).
Sam 4-1at Sam21B. Porcellato punt 47 yards to the WCU32, Colombo return 7 yards to the WCU39 (Noah Martin).
Drive: 3 plays, 9 yards, TOP 01:41
Wcu 1-10at Wcu39WESTERN CAROLINA drive start at 11:29.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu39D. Reid rush for 9 yards to the WCU48 (Devault-Smith).
Wcu 2-1at Wcu48D. Reid rush for 5 yards to the SAM47, 1ST DOWN WCU (Josiah Cotton;I. Richardson).
Wcu 1-10at Sam47Davis pass complete to R. Williams for 12 yards to the SAM35, 1ST DOWN WCU (I. Richardson).
Wcu 1-10at Sam35D. Reid rush for 5 yards to the SAM30 (J. Mathiasen;Devault-Smith).
Wcu 2-5at Sam30Davis rush for no gain to the SAM30 (Tay Berry).
Wcu 3-5at Sam30Davis pass incomplete (Hakeem Johnson).
Wcu 4-5at Sam30Davis pass intercepted by I. Richardson at the SAM0, I. Richardson return 0 yards to the SAM0, touchback.
Drive: 7 plays, 31 yards, TOP 02:27
Sam 1-10at Sam20SAMFORD drive start at 09:02.
Sam 1-10at Sam20Michael Hiers pass complete to Kendall Watson for 11 yards to the SAM31, 1ST DOWN SAM.
Sam 1-10at Sam31Jaylan Thomas rush for 4 yards to the SAM35 (Jones IV;Keaton).
Sam 2-6at Sam35Michael Hiers pass complete to Ty King for 7 yards to the SAM42, 1ST DOWN SAM.
Sam 1-10at Sam42Michael Hiers pass incomplete to Judd Cockett (Sudipo).
Sam 2-10at Sam42PENALTY WCU personal foul (Nelson) 15 yards to the WCU43, 1ST DOWN SAM.
Sam 1-10at Wcu43Michael Hiers pass complete to J.R. Tran-Reno for 3 yards to the WCU40 (Jones IV).
Sam 2-7at Wcu40Michael Hiers pass complete to Jaylan Thomas for 8 yards to the WCU32, 1ST DOWN SAM (Keaton).
Sam 1-10at Wcu32Michael Hiers pass complete to Chandler Smith for 11 yards to the WCU21, 1ST DOWN SAM (Thomas).
Sam 1-10at Wcu21Michael Hiers pass incomplete to J.R. Tran-Reno.
Sam 2-10at Wcu21Jaylan Thomas rush for 1 yard to the WCU20 (Morgan).
Sam 3-9at Wcu20Michael Hiers pass complete to Judd Cockett for 20 yards to the WCU0, 1ST DOWN SAM, TOUCHDOWN, clock 06:41.
Zach Williams kick attempt good.
Samford 7, Western Carolina 0
Drive: 10 plays, 80 yards, TOP 02:28
Daniel Bethel kickoff 65 yards to the WCU0, Horne return 20 yards to the WCU20 (Fred Flavors).
Wcu 1-10at Wcu20WESTERN CAROLINA drive start at 06:34.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu20Davis pass complete to TJ Jones for 8 yards to the WCU28 (David Coleman).
Wcu 2-2at Wcu28TJ Jones rush for 2 yards to the WCU30, 1ST DOWN WCU (Devault-Smith).
Wcu 1-10at Wcu30Davis pass complete to TJ Jones for 2 yards to the WCU32 (David Coleman).
Wcu 2-8at Wcu32TJ Jones rush for 11 yards to the WCU43, 1ST DOWN WCU (Ty Hardimon;Josiah Cotton).
Wcu 1-10at Wcu43Davis pass complete to White for 9 yards to the SAM48 (I. Richardson).
Wcu 2-1at Sam48D. Reid rush for 4 yards to the SAM44, 1ST DOWN WCU (Noah Martin).
Wcu 1-10at Sam44D. Reid rush for loss of 1 yard to the SAM45 (Thomas Neville).
Wcu 2-11at Sam45Davis pass complete to Horne for 15 yards to the SAM30, 1ST DOWN WCU.
Wcu 1-10at Sam30Davis pass incomplete to White, PENALTY SAM pass interference (Fred Flavors) 15 yards to the SAM15, 1ST DOWN WCU, NO PLAY.
Wcu 1-10at Sam15Davis pass incomplete to Belanger (Fred Flavors).
Wcu 2-10at Sam15Davis pass complete to Lee for 9 yards to the SAM6 (Hakeem Johnson).
Wcu 3-1at Sam06D. Reid rush for 5 yards to the SAM1, 1ST DOWN WCU (Hakeem Johnson;Kobe Stewart).
Wcu 1-Gat Sam01D. Reid rush for loss of 3 yards to the SAM4 (Tay Berry).
Wcu 2-Gat Sam04Davis rush for 3 yards to the SAM1 (Tay Berry).
Wcu 3-Gat Sam01TJ Jones rush for no gain to the SAM1 (Seth Simmer).
Wcu 4-Gat Sam01Davis rush for no gain to the SAM1 (Kourtlan Marsh).
Drive: 15 plays, 79 yards, TOP 05:20
Sam 1-10at Sam01SAMFORD drive start at 01:14.
Sam 1-10at Sam01Michael Hiers pass complete to Chandler Smith for 31 yards to the SAM32, 1ST DOWN SAM.
Sam 1-10at Sam32Michael Hiers sacked for loss of 3 yards to the SAM29 (Milner).
Sam 2-13at Sam29Michael Hiers pass complete to Judd Cockett for 3 yards to the SAM32 (Sudipo).
Drive: 3 plays, 31 yards, TOP 03:03
Samford 7, Western Carolina 0
2nd Quarter

Sam 3-10at Sam32Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
Sam 3-10at Sam32Michael Hiers pass complete to Ty King for 18 yards to the 50 yardline, 1ST DOWN SAM (Dotson, Jr.).
Sam 1-10at Sam50Jay Stanton rush for 4 yards to the WCU46 (Nelson).
Sam 2-6at Wcu46Michael Hiers pass complete to Chandler Smith for 5 yards to the WCU41 (McCutcheon).
Sam 3-1at Wcu41Jay Stanton rush for 9 yards to the WCU32, 1ST DOWN SAM (Morgan;Lealaimatafao).
Sam 1-10at Wcu32Jay Stanton rush for no gain to the WCU32 (Nelson).
Sam 2-10at Wcu32PENALTY SAM false start (Kendall Watson) 5 yards to the WCU37.
Sam 2-15at Wcu37Jay Stanton rush for 3 yards to the WCU34 (Morgan).
Sam 3-12at Wcu34Michael Hiers pass complete to Chandler Smith for 34 yards to the WCU0, 1ST DOWN SAM, TOUCHDOWN, clock 13:11.
Zach Williams kick attempt good.
Samford 14, Western Carolina 0
Drive: 10 plays, 99 yards, TOP 03:03
Daniel Bethel kickoff 65 yards to the WCU0, touchback.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu25WESTERN CAROLINA drive start at 13:11.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu25Davis pass complete to J. Williams for 23 yards to the WCU48, 1ST DOWN WCU (David Coleman;T. Pollard).
Wcu 1-10at Wcu48J. Williams rush for 3 yards to the SAM49 (Josiah Cotton;Nick Jackson).
Wcu 2-7at Sam49Davis pass complete to Horne for 7 yards to the SAM42, 1ST DOWN WCU.
Wcu 1-10at Sam42Davis rush for no gain to the SAM42.
Wcu 2-10at Sam42J. Williams rush for 9 yards to the SAM33 (Tay Berry).
Wcu 3-1at Sam33J. Williams rush for no gain to the SAM33 (Seth Simmer).
Wcu 4-1at Sam33D. Reid rush for no gain to the SAM33 (Tay Berry).
Drive: 7 plays, 42 yards, TOP 02:27
Sam 1-10at Sam33SAMFORD drive start at 10:44.
Sam 1-10at Sam33Michael Hiers pass complete to Chandler Smith for 13 yards to the SAM46, 1ST DOWN SAM (Keaton).
Sam 1-10at Sam46Michael Hiers pass complete to Jaylan Thomas for 5 yards to the WCU49 (McQueen).
Sam 2-5at Wcu49Michael Hiers sacked for loss of 2 yards to the SAM49 (Guinn).
Sam 3-7at Sam49Q. Crittendon pass incomplete (McQueen), PENALTY SAM holding 0 yards to the SAM49, NO PLAY, PENALTY WCU holding 0 yards to the SAM49, NO PLAY.
Sam 3-7at Sam49Michael Hiers pass complete to Jaylan Thomas for 2 yards to the WCU49 (Lealaimatafao).
Sam 4-5at Wcu49B. Porcellato punt 47 yards to the WCU2, downed.
Drive: 4 plays, 18 yards, TOP 01:58
Wcu 1-10at Wcu02WESTERN CAROLINA drive start at 08:46.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu02D. Reid rush for 2 yards to the WCU4 (Josiah Cotton).
Wcu 2-8at Wcu04Davis pass complete to D. Reid for 4 yards to the WCU8 (Trey Elston).
Wcu 3-4at Wcu08Davis pass complete to Horne for 6 yards to the WCU14, 1ST DOWN WCU (Kourtlan Marsh).
Wcu 1-10at Wcu14D. Reid rush for 15 yards to the WCU29, 1ST DOWN WCU (I. Richardson).
Wcu 1-10at Wcu29Davis sacked for loss of 5 yards to the WCU24 (Josiah Cotton;Johnny Johnson).
Wcu 2-15at Wcu24Davis pass incomplete to R. Williams (Kourtlan Marsh).
Wcu 3-15at Wcu24PENALTY WCU holding declined.
Wcu 3-15at Wcu24Davis sacked for loss of 8 yards to the WCU16 (Tay Berry;Kobe Stewart).
Wcu 4-23at Wcu16PENALTY SAM delay of game 5 yards to the WCU21.
Wcu 4-18at Wcu21Dickerson punt 46 yards to the SAM33, fair catch by Chandler Smith.
Drive: 7 plays, 19 yards, TOP 03:26
Sam 1-10at Sam33SAMFORD drive start at 05:20.
Sam 1-10at Sam33PENALTY SAM false start (Motley-Simmons) 5 yards to the SAM28.
Sam 1-15at Sam28Michael Hiers pass complete to Kendall Watson for 1 yard to the SAM29 (Sudipo).
Sam 2-14at Sam29Michael Hiers pass incomplete to Chandler Smith.
Sam 3-14at Sam29Michael Hiers pass complete to Carson Goold for loss of 2 yards to the SAM27 (Floyd).
Sam 4-16at Sam27B. Porcellato punt 43 yards to the WCU30, fair catch by Colombo.
Drive: 3 plays, minus 6 yards, TOP 01:20
Wcu 1-10at Wcu30WESTERN CAROLINA drive start at 04:00.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu30J. Williams rush for 24 yards to the SAM46, 1ST DOWN WCU (E. Flowers).
Wcu 1-10at Sam46Davis pass complete to J. Williams for 10 yards to the SAM36, 1ST DOWN WCU (Joseph Mera).
Wcu 1-10at Sam36Davis rush for 3 yards to the SAM33.
Wcu 2-7at Sam33J. Williams rush for 1 yard to the SAM32 (Nathan East).
Wcu 3-6at Sam32Davis pass complete to Belanger for 11 yards to the SAM21, 1ST DOWN WCU.
Wcu 1-10at Sam21Davis pass incomplete to White (Hakeem Johnson).
Wcu 2-10at Sam21Davis pass incomplete, PENALTY SAM pass interference (Thomas Neville) 5 yards to the SAM16, 1ST DOWN WCU, NO PLAY.
Wcu 1-10at Sam16Davis pass complete to TJ Jones for 11 yards to the SAM5, 1ST DOWN WCU (Hakeem Johnson).
Wcu 1-Gat Sam05TJ Jones rush for 2 yards to the SAM3 (Noah Martin).
Wcu 2-Gat Sam03Davis pass incomplete to Belanger (E. Flowers).
Wcu 3-Gat Sam03Timeout Western Carolina, clock 00:24.
Wcu 3-Gat Sam03Davis pass incomplete (Nathan East), QB hurry by Nathan East.
Wcu 4-Gat Sam03Timeout Western Carolina, clock 00:15.
Wcu 4-Gat Sam03McCollum field goal attempt from 20 GOOD, clock 00:09.
Samford 14, Western Carolina 3
Drive: 11 plays, 67 yards, TOP 03:57
Robertson kickoff 63 yards to the SAM2, Judd Cockett return 25 yards to the SAM27 (Campbell).
Sam 1-10at Sam27SAMFORD drive start at 00:03.
Sam 1-10at Sam27TEAM rush for loss of 4 yards to the SAM23.
Sam 2-14at Sam23End of half, clock 00:00.
Drive: 1 plays, minus 4 yards, TOP 00:03
Samford 14, Western Carolina 3
3rd Quarter

Sam 2-14at Sam23Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00.
Sam 2-14at Sam23Change of possession, WCU ball on WCU35, 1st and 65.
Drive: 1 plays, minus 4 yards, TOP 00:03
Wcu 1-Gat Wcu35WESTERN CAROLINA drive start at 15:00.
Robertson kickoff 65 yards to the SAM0, touchback.
Sam 1-10at Sam25SAMFORD drive start at 15:00.
Sam 1-10at Sam25PENALTY SAM false start (Chris Noble) 5 yards to the SAM20.
Sam 1-15at Sam20Michael Hiers pass intercepted by Keaton at the SAM40, Keaton return 15 yards to the SAM25 (Ty King), QB hurry by Milner.
Drive: 1 plays, minus 5 yards, TOP 00:10
Wcu 1-10at Sam25WESTERN CAROLINA drive start at 14:50.
Wcu 1-10at Sam25TJ Jones rush for no gain to the SAM25 (Thomas Neville).
Wcu 2-10at Sam25Davis pass complete to TJ Jones for 10 yards to the SAM15, 1ST DOWN WCU (I. Richardson;Thomas Neville).
Wcu 1-10at Sam15D. Reid rush for 10 yards to the SAM5, 1ST DOWN WCU (Hakeem Johnson).
Wcu 1-Gat Sam05Davis pass incomplete, QB hurry by Tay Berry.
Wcu 2-Gat Sam05D. Reid rush for 1 yard to the SAM4 (Nathan East).
Wcu 3-Gat Sam04D. Reid rush for loss of 3 yards to the SAM7 (Tay Berry).
Wcu 4-Gat Sam07McCollum field goal attempt from 24 GOOD, clock 11:46.
Samford 14, Western Carolina 6
Drive: 7 plays, 18 yards, TOP 03:10
Robertson kickoff 63 yards to the SAM2, Judd Cockett return 16 yards to the SAM18 (Campbell).
Sam 1-10at Sam18SAMFORD drive start at 11:40.
Sam 1-10at Sam18Jay Stanton rush for 5 yards to the SAM23 (Nelson).
Sam 2-5at Sam23Michael Hiers rush for 3 yards to the SAM26 (Milner).
Sam 3-2at Sam26Michael Hiers rush for 3 yards to the SAM29, 1ST DOWN SAM (Lealaimatafao).
Sam 1-10at Sam29Michael Hiers pass complete to Judd Cockett for 6 yards to the SAM35 (Harris).
Sam 2-4at Sam35Michael Hiers pass complete to Chandler Smith for 3 yards to the SAM38 (Keaton).
Sam 3-1at Sam38Jaylan Thomas rush for 2 yards to the SAM40, 1ST DOWN SAM (McQueen).
Sam 1-10at Sam40Jaylan Thomas rush for no gain to the SAM40 (Milner).
Sam 2-10at Sam40Michael Hiers pass complete to Jaylan Thomas for 60 yards to the WCU0, 1ST DOWN SAM, TOUCHDOWN, clock 09:32.
Zach Williams kick attempt good.
Samford 21, Western Carolina 6
Drive: 8 plays, 82 yards, TOP 02:08
Daniel Bethel kickoff 65 yards to the WCU0, touchback.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu25WESTERN CAROLINA drive start at 09:32.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu25Reddick, Jr. rush for loss of 1 yard to the WCU24 (J. Mathiasen).
Wcu 2-11at Wcu24Davis pass incomplete to White (Fred Flavors).
Wcu 3-11at Wcu24Davis rush for 6 yards to the WCU30 (Trey Elston).
Wcu 4-5at Wcu30Dickerson punt 42 yards to the SAM28, Chandler Smith return 0 yards to the SAM28, PENALTY SAM holding 10 yards to the SAM18, 1st and 10, SAM ball on SAM18.
Drive: 3 plays, 5 yards, TOP 02:00
Sam 1-10at Sam18SAMFORD drive start at 07:32.
Sam 1-10at Sam18Jay Stanton rush for 4 yards to the SAM22 (Morgan).
Sam 2-6at Sam22Judd Cockett rush for 8 yards to the SAM30, 1ST DOWN SAM (McCutcheon;Harris).
Sam 1-10at Sam30Michael Hiers pass incomplete to Peyton Ringer, PENALTY WCU holding (Jamison) 10 yards to the SAM40, 1ST DOWN SAM, NO PLAY.
Sam 1-10at Sam40Jay Stanton rush for loss of 3 yards to the SAM37 (Morgan;Campbell).
Sam 2-13at Sam37Michael Hiers sacked for loss of 10 yards to the SAM27 (Porter;Milner).
Sam 3-23at Sam27Michael Hiers sacked for loss of 10 yards to the SAM17 (Milner;Nelson).
Sam 4-33at Sam17B. Porcellato punt 38 yards to the WCU45, fair catch by Colombo.
Drive: 5 plays, minus 1 yards, TOP 01:59
Wcu 1-10at Wcu45WESTERN CAROLINA drive start at 05:33.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu45Davis pass incomplete to R. Williams.
Wcu 2-10at Wcu45Davis pass complete to J. Williams for 30 yards to the SAM25, 1ST DOWN WCU (Trey Elston).
Wcu 1-10at Sam25J. Williams rush for 11 yards to the SAM14, 1ST DOWN WCU (I. Richardson).
Wcu 1-10at Sam14D. Reid rush for loss of 7 yards to the SAM21 (Noah Martin).
Wcu 2-17at Sam21Davis pass complete to R. Williams for 4 yards to the SAM17 (Fred Flavors).
Wcu 3-13at Sam17Davis rush for 4 yards to the SAM13 (Noah Martin).
Wcu 4-9at Sam13McCollum field goal attempt from 30 GOOD, clock 02:57.
Samford 21, Western Carolina 9
Drive: 7 plays, 42 yards, TOP 02:36
Robertson kickoff 65 yards to the SAM0, touchback.
Sam 1-10at Sam25SAMFORD drive start at 02:57.
Sam 1-10at Sam25Michael Hiers pass complete to Chandler Smith for 15 yards to the SAM40, 1ST DOWN SAM (Keaton).
Sam 1-10at Sam40Jaylan Thomas rush for 1 yard to the SAM41 (Milner;Nelson).
Sam 2-9at Sam41Michael Hiers pass incomplete to Chandler Smith (Keaton).
Sam 3-9at Sam41Jaylan Thomas rush for loss of 1 yard to the SAM40 (Richardson).
Sam 4-10at Sam40B. Porcellato punt 46 yards to the WCU14, fair catch by Colombo, PENALTY WCU IP declined.
Drive: 4 plays, 15 yards, TOP 01:38
Wcu 1-10at Wcu14WESTERN CAROLINA drive start at 01:19.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu14Davis pass complete to J. Williams for 6 yards to the WCU20 (Devault-Smith).
Wcu 2-4at Wcu20J. Williams rush for 13 yards to the WCU33, 1ST DOWN WCU (Josiah Cotton).
Wcu 1-10at Wcu33Davis pass complete to R. Williams for 17 yards to the 50 yardline, fumble by R. Williams recovered by SAM E. Flowers at 50 yardline.
Drive: 3 plays, 36 yards, TOP 00:48
Sam 1-10at Sam50SAMFORD drive start at 00:31.
Sam 1-10at Sam50Jay Stanton rush for 2 yards to the WCU48 (Morgan;McQueen).
Drive: 1 plays, 2 yards, TOP 02:07
Samford 21, Western Carolina 9
4th Quarter

Sam 2-8at Wcu48Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
Sam 2-8at Wcu48Michael Hiers pass complete to Chandler Smith for 13 yards to the WCU35, 1ST DOWN SAM, PENALTY WCU offside declined.
Sam 1-10at Wcu35Michael Hiers pass incomplete to Kendall Watson, PENALTY WCU pass interference (McCutcheon) 15 yards to the WCU20, 1ST DOWN SAM, NO PLAY.
Sam 1-10at Wcu20Michael Hiers pass complete to Peyton Ringer for 2 yards to the WCU18 (Keaton).
Sam 2-8at Wcu18Michael Hiers rush for 3 yards to the WCU15 (McCutcheon).
Sam 3-5at Wcu15Michael Hiers pass complete to Ty King for 15 yards to the WCU0, 1ST DOWN SAM, TOUCHDOWN, clock 13:24.
Zach Williams kick attempt good.
Samford 28, Western Carolina 9
Drive: 5 plays, 50 yards, TOP 02:07
Daniel Bethel kickoff 55 yards to the WCU10, out-of-bounds, PENALTY SAM IP (Daniel Bethel) 25 yards to the WCU35, 1st and 10.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu35WESTERN CAROLINA drive start at 13:24, WCU ball on WCU35.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu35Davis pass incomplete to R. Williams (Kourtlan Marsh).
Wcu 2-10at Wcu35D. Reid rush for 16 yards to the SAM49, 1ST DOWN WCU (Thomas Neville;Ty Hardimon).
Wcu 1-10at Sam49Davis pass complete to D. Reid for 4 yards to the SAM45 (Noah Martin).
Wcu 2-6at Sam45Davis pass complete to Bardall for 18 yards to the SAM27, 1ST DOWN WCU (I. Richardson).
Wcu 1-10at Sam27Davis pass complete to Horne for 11 yards to the SAM16, 1ST DOWN WCU (Fred Flavors).
Wcu 1-10at Sam16Davis pass intercepted by Ty Hardimon at the SAM0, Ty Hardimon return 0 yards to the SAM0, touchback.
Drive: 6 plays, 49 yards, TOP 02:01
Sam 1-10at Sam20SAMFORD drive start at 11:23.
Sam 1-10at Sam20Jay Stanton rush for 5 yards to the SAM25 (Keaton).
Sam 2-5at Sam25Michael Hiers rush for loss of 4 yards to the SAM21 (Gattison).
Sam 3-9at Sam21Michael Hiers pass incomplete to Chandler Smith, PENALTY WCU pass interference (Floyd) 15 yards to the SAM36, 1ST DOWN SAM, NO PLAY.
Sam 1-10at Sam36PENALTY WCU US 15 yards to the WCU49, 1ST DOWN SAM.
Sam 1-10at Wcu49Jay Stanton rush for 49 yards to the WCU0, 1ST DOWN SAM, TOUCHDOWN, clock 09:47.
Zach Williams kick attempt good.
Samford 35, Western Carolina 9
Drive: 3 plays, 80 yards, TOP 01:44
Daniel Bethel kickoff 61 yards to the WCU4, Horne return 21 yards to the WCU25 (David Coleman).
Wcu 1-10at Wcu25WESTERN CAROLINA drive start at 09:39.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu25Davis pass complete to Reddick, Jr. for 10 yards to the WCU35, 1ST DOWN WCU (Hakeem Johnson).
Wcu 1-10at Wcu35Reddick, Jr. rush for loss of 1 yard to the WCU34 (Trey Elston;Nathan East), PENALTY SAM unsportsmanlike conduct (Trey Elston) 14 yards to the WCU49, 1ST DOWN WCU, NO PLAY.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu49Davis pass complete to Reddick, Jr. for 3 yards to the SAM48 (Nathan East), QB hurry by J. Mathiasen.
Wcu 2-7at Sam48Davis pass complete to Reddick, Jr. for 5 yards to the SAM43 (David Coleman).
Wcu 3-2at Sam43Davis pass complete to Bardall for 13 yards to the SAM30, 1ST DOWN WCU (Ty Hardimon).
Wcu 1-10at Sam30Davis pass complete to Blackmon for 6 yards to the SAM24 (Drew Mims).
Wcu 2-4at Sam24Davis pass complete to Keigley for 17 yards to the SAM7, 1ST DOWN WCU (Fred Flavors).
Wcu 1-Gat Sam07Davis rush for 3 yards to the SAM4 (Thomas Neville;Noah Martin).
Wcu 2-Gat Sam04Davis pass incomplete to J. Williams (Thomas Neville).
Wcu 3-Gat Sam04Davis sacked for loss of 10 yards to the SAM14 (Johnny Johnson).
Wcu 4-Gat Sam14McCollum field goal attempt from 31 GOOD, clock 05:35.
Samford 35, Western Carolina 12
Drive: 10 plays, 61 yards, TOP 04:07
Robertson kickoff 14 yards to the WCU49, Ty King return 2 yards to the WCU47.
Sam 1-10at Wcu47SAMFORD drive start at 05:32.
Sam 1-10at Wcu47Jaylan Thomas rush for 12 yards to the WCU35, 1ST DOWN SAM (Louis).
Sam 1-10at Wcu35Jaylan Thomas rush for 9 yards to the WCU26 (C. Williams).
Sam 2-1at Wcu26Jaylan Thomas rush for 1 yard to the WCU25, 1ST DOWN SAM (McQueen;Nelson).
Sam 1-10at Wcu25Jaylan Thomas rush for 2 yards to the WCU23 (Morgan).
Sam 2-8at Wcu23Jay Stanton rush for 2 yards to the WCU21 (Lealaimatafao).
Sam 3-6at Wcu21Jay Stanton rush for 1 yard to the WCU20 (Nelson;McQueen).
Sam 4-5at Wcu20Jay Stanton rush for 4 yards to the WCU16 (Jamison).
Drive: 7 plays, 31 yards, TOP 04:32
Wcu 1-10at Wcu16WESTERN CAROLINA drive start at 01:00.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu16Palhegyi rush for 6 yards to the WCU22 (Makhi Gilbert;Tate Taylor).
Wcu 2-4at Wcu22Palhegyi pass complete to Reddick, Jr. for 8 yards to the WCU30, 1ST DOWN WCU.
Wcu 1-10at Wcu30Palhegyi pass incomplete to Reddick, Jr. (David Coleman).
Wcu 2-10at Wcu30Palhegyi rush for 6 yards to the WCU36.
Wcu 3-4at Wcu36Palhegyi pass complete to Reddick, Jr. for 1 yard to the WCU37 (T. Pollard).
Wcu 4-3at Wcu37End of game, clock 00:00.
Drive: 5 plays, 21 yards, TOP 01:00
FINAL SCORE
Samford 35, Western Carolina 12
 

Play Breakdown Summary

 
Play Breakdown Summary (Final)
Southern Conference Football
Western Carolina vs #21 Samford (Sep 24, 2022 at Birmingham, Ala.)




Western Carolina                       Samford

Down               RUN PASS  Total     Down               RUN PASS  Total

OVERALL..........   40   50     90     OVERALL..........   30   34     64
1ST DOWN.........   19   24     43     1ST DOWN.........   15   15     30
2ND DOWN-SHORT...    4    1      5     2ND DOWN-SHORT...    1    0      1
2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    4    4      8     2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    3    4      7
2ND DOWN-LONG....    5   11     16     2ND DOWN-LONG....    4    8     12
3RD DOWN-SHORT...    3    1      4     3RD DOWN-SHORT...    4    0      4
3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    1    4      5     3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    0    0      0
3RD DOWN-LONG....    2    4      6     3RD DOWN-LONG....    2    7      9
4TH DOWN.........    2    1      3     4TH DOWN.........    1    0      1

Western Carolina                       Samford

Formation        RUN PASS  Total       Formation        RUN PASS  Total

...............   40   50     90       ...............   30   34     64




Western Carolina (Sorted by Play type) 1ST DOWN RUN (19 RUN, 24 PASS) 1ST DOWN PASS 1-5 S05 #0J 2 [ ] 1-10 S16 #5D to #0J 11 [ ] 1-10 W50 #0J 0 [ ] 1-10 W20 #5D to #0J 8 [ ] 1-10 S25 #0J 0 [ ] 1-10 W30 #5D to #0J 2 [ ] 1-10 W25 #1C -1 [ ] 1-10 S15 #5D to #1B - [ ] 1-10 W16 #1P 6 [ ] 1-10 W49 #5D to #1C 3 [ ] 1-10 S44 #1R -1 [ ] 1-10 W25 #5D to #1C 10 [ ] 1-10 S15 #1R 10 [ ] 1-10 W30 #1P to #1C - [ ] 1-1 S01 #1R -3 [ ] 1-10 S49 #5D to #1R 4 [ ] 1-10 S14 #1R -7 [ ] 1-10 W35 #5D to #2W - [ ] 1-10 W39 #1R 9 [ ] 1-10 S47 #5D to #2W 12 [ ] 1-10 W14 #1R 15 [ ] 1-10 W45 #5D to #2W - [ ] 1-10 W02 #1R 2 [ ] 1-10 W33 #5D to #2W 17 [ ] 1-10 S35 #1R 5 [ ] 1-10 S30 #5D to #39 6 [ ] 1-10 S36 #5D 3 [ ] 1-10 S16 #5D to #4 INT [ ] 1-7 S07 #5D 3 [ ] 1-10 S27 #5D to #6H 11 [ ] 1-10 S42 #5D 0 [ ] 1-10 W43 #5D to #7W 9 [ ] 1-10 S25 #8W 11 [ ] 1-10 W39 #5D to #7W 11 [ ] 1-10 W48 #8W 3 [ ] 1-10 S21 #5D to #7W - [ ] 1-10 W30 #8W 24 [ ] 1-10 W25 #5D to #7W 9 [ ] 1-10 W14 #5D to #8W 6 [ ] 1-10 W25 #5D to #8W 23 [ ] 1-10 S46 #5D to #8W 10 [ ] 1-10 W29 #5D to # SACK [ ] 1-5 S05 #5D to # - [ ] 2ND-SHORT RUN (4 RUN, 1 PASS) 2ND-SHORT PASS 2-1 W34 #0J 5 [ ] 2-3 S03 #5D to #1B - [ ] 2-2 W28 #0J 2 [ ] 2-1 S48 #1R 4 [ ] 2-1 W48 #1R 5 [ ] 2ND-MIDDLE RUN (4 RUN, 4 PASS) 2ND-MIDDLE PASS 2-5 S05 #1R 1 [ ] 2-4 S24 #5D to #19 17 [ ] 2-4 S04 #5D 3 [ ] 2-4 W22 #1P to #1C 8 [ ] 2-5 S30 #5D 0 [ ] 2-6 S45 #5D to #86 18 [ ] 2-4 W20 #8W 13 [ ] 2-4 S04 #5D to #8W - [ ] 2ND-LONG RUN (5 RUN, 11 PASS) 2ND-LONG PASS 2-8 W32 #0J 11 [ ] 2-10 S25 #5D to #0J 10 [ ] 2-10 W30 #1P 6 [ ] 2-7 S48 #5D to #1C 5 [ ] 2-10 W35 #1R 16 [ ] 2-10 S15 #5D to #1L 9 [ ] 2-10 S42 #8W 9 [ ] 2-8 W04 #5D to #1R 4 [ ] 2-7 S33 #8W 1 [ ] 2-17 S21 #5D to #2W 4 [ ] 2-15 W24 #5D to #2W - [ ] 2-11 S45 #5D to #6H 15 [ ] 2-10 W50 #5D to #6H - [ ] 2-7 S49 #5D to #6H 7 [ ] 2-11 W24 #5D to #7W - [ ] 2-10 W45 #5D to #8W 30 [ ] 3RD-SHORT RUN (3 RUN, 1 PASS) 3RD-SHORT PASS 3-1 S01 #0J 0 [ ] 3-2 S43 #5D to #86 13 [ ] 3-1 S06 #1R 5 [ ] 3-1 S33 #8W 0 [ ] 3RD-MIDDLE RUN (1 RUN, 4 PASS) 3RD-MIDDLE PASS 3-4 S04 #1R -3 [ ] 3-4 W36 #1P to #1C 1 [ ] 3-4 W08 #5D to #6H 6 [ ] 3-4 S04 #5D to # SACK [ ] 3-3 S03 #5D to # - [ ] 3RD-LONG RUN (2 RUN, 4 PASS) 3RD-LONG PASS 3-13 S17 #5D 4 [ ] 3-6 S32 #5D to #1B 11 [ ] 3-11 W24 #5D 6 [ ] 3-10 W50 #5D to #6H - [ ] 3-15 W24 #5D to # SACK [ ] 3-5 S30 #5D to # - [ ] 4TH DOWN RUN (2 RUN, 1 PASS) 4TH DOWN PASS 4-1 S33 #1R 0 [ ] 4-5 S30 #5D to #21 INT [ ] 4-1 S01 #5D 0 [ ]
Samford (Sorted by Play type) 1ST DOWN RUN (15 RUN, 15 PASS) 1ST DOWN PASS 1-10 S18 #20 5 [ ] 1-10 S01 #10 to #0 31 [ ] 1-10 S20 #20 5 [ ] 1-10 S33 #10 to #0 13 [ ] 1-10 S50 #20 2 [ ] 1-10 W32 #10 to #0 11 [ ] 1-10 W49 #20 49 [ ] 1-10 S25 #10 to #0 15 [ ] 1-10 W32 #20 0 [ ] 1-10 S12 #10 to #20 - [ ] 1-10 S50 #20 4 [ ] 1-15 S20 #10 to #21 INT [ ] 1-10 S40 #20 -3 [ ] 1-10 W20 #10 to #37 2 [ ] 1-10 S18 #20 4 [ ] 1-10 S46 #10 to #6 5 [ ] 1-10 S31 #6 4 [ ] 1-10 W43 #10 to #8 3 [ ] 1-10 S40 #6 1 [ ] 1-10 W21 #10 to #8 - [ ] 1-10 W47 #6 12 [ ] 1-10 S42 #10 to #80 - [ ] 1-10 S40 #6 0 [ ] 1-10 S29 #10 to #80 6 [ ] 1-10 W25 #6 2 [ ] 1-10 S20 #10 to #84 11 [ ] 1-10 W35 #6 9 [ ] 1-15 S28 #10 to #84 1 [ ] 1-10 S27 #TM -4 [ ] 1-10 S32 #10 to # SACK [ ] 2ND-SHORT RUN (1 RUN, 0 PASS) 2ND-SHORT PASS 2-1 W26 #6 1 [ ] 2ND-MIDDLE RUN (3 RUN, 4 PASS) 2ND-MIDDLE PASS 2-5 S23 #10 3 [ ] 2-6 W46 #10 to #0 5 [ ] 2-5 S25 #10 -4 [ ] 2-4 S35 #10 to #0 3 [ ] 2-6 S22 #80 8 [ ] 2-6 S35 #10 to #12 7 [ ] 2-5 W49 #10 to # SACK [ ] 2ND-LONG RUN (4 RUN, 8 PASS) 2ND-LONG PASS 2-8 W18 #10 3 [ ] 2-14 S29 #10 to #0 - [ ] 2-15 W37 #20 3 [ ] 2-8 W48 #10 to #0 13 [ ] 2-8 W23 #20 2 [ ] 2-9 S41 #10 to #0 - [ ] 2-10 W21 #6 1 [ ] 2-10 S40 #10 to #6 60 [ ] 2-7 W40 #10 to #6 8 [ ] 2-13 S29 #10 to #80 3 [ ] 2-10 S12 #10 to #80 8 [ ] 2-13 S37 #10 to # SACK [ ] 3RD-SHORT RUN (4 RUN, 0 PASS) 3RD-SHORT PASS 3-2 S26 #10 3 [ ] 3-2 S20 #20 1 [ ] 3-1 W41 #20 9 [ ] 3-1 S38 #6 2 [ ] 3RD-MIDDLE RUN (0 RUN, 0 PASS) 3RD-MIDDLE PASS 3RD-LONG RUN (2 RUN, 7 PASS) 3RD-LONG PASS 3-6 W21 #20 1 [ ] 3-12 W34 #10 to #0 34 [ ] 3-9 S41 #6 -1 [ ] 3-10 S32 #10 to #12 18 [ ] 3-5 W15 #10 to #12 15 [ ] 3-14 S29 #10 to #2C -2 [ ] 3-7 S49 #10 to #6 2 [ ] 3-9 W20 #10 to #80 20 [ ] 3-23 S27 #10 to # SACK [ ] 4TH DOWN RUN (1 RUN, 0 PASS) 4TH DOWN PASS 4-5 W20 #20 4 [ ]