(Villanova PA) on Saturday October 5 from Villanova Stadium on the campus of Villanova University, the Villanova Wildcats Hosted William & Mary Tribe in CAA Action. Late in the 4th quarter, Villanova drove down the field for game winning touchdown drive by John Robertson to beat William & Mary.
Villanova Radio Announcer Joe Eichhorn on CBS Sports Radio 610 “With a chance to take the lead to win the game, Robertson pushes forward, looking for the signals & they are un pillowing & TOUCHDOWN John Robertson with 28 Seconds to go”
View from Villanova Football Broadcast Booth by Joe Eichhorn about Game Winning Touchdown by Villanova John Robertson
“The Villanova Wildcats were in jeopardy of having their winning streak snapped on Saturday as they hosted William and Mary. Trailing16 to 13 with just over 6 minutes remaing , in the fourth quarter, the Cats started an 80 yard 13 play drive which with QB John Robertson scoring with :28 seconds remaining.
The drive saw Villanova convert time and again on 3rd down, led by Robertson and his passes to Poppy Livers and Mike Burke. With a first and goal at the W&M 12, the Tribe was called for pass interference at the goal line. On first down Villanova was called for a procedure penalty and the ball moved back to the 7. Robertson then chugged and pushed and turned his way to the 1 foot line.
After a time out Robertson scored , but not for a few seconds as the pile was unscrambled. Had he not scored, coach Andy Talley , was considering a game tying field goal.
After the extra point was made , W&M got to midfield but a last second ” Hail Mary” try was averted as Reggie Paris came up with a sack and the Cats won their 3rd straight game.
Now, back on the road at Towson. Ranked 3rd in FCS poll.. Saturday night.