West Virginia 70, Clemson 33
A record-setting night for my alma mater, and one of the finest offensive performances in college football history. Records were broken in the Orange Bowl, the BCS, and in college bowl games period.
- Most unanswered points: 42
- Most points scored in a bowl half: 49
- Most all-purpose yards in a BCS bowl: Tavon Austin, 281
- Most pass receptions in a BCS bowl: Tavon Austin, 11
- Most touchdown passes thrown in a BCS bowl: Geno Smith, 6
- Most touchdowns scored in a BCS bowl: Tavon Austin, 4
- Most plays executed: 89
- Most points scored in a bowl game: 70
- Most total yards in a BCS bowl: 589
- Most touchdown passes received in a BCS bowl: Tavon Austin, 4
- Most combined points in a BCS game: 103
- Most extra points made: Tyler Bitancurt, 10 (100%)
- Most passing yards: Geno Smith, 401 (> Tom Brady)
As Tony Caridi says, “It is a great night to be a Mountaineer, wherever you may be.” Those words may have never rang more true than they did last night.