You Are Here > SR/CFB > Conferences > Ind > 1977 > Receiving Stats

1977 Independent Receiving Stats

Next Year

Record*: 212-180-9, .540 W-L% (2nd of 15) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 213-179-9 by NCAA.

SRS: 1.81 (7th of 15) ▪ SOS: 0.24 (8th of 15)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Notre Dame, Penn State and Pittsburgh)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Florida State, Notre Dame, Penn State, Pittsburgh and San Diego State)

  • Players sorted by Yds/Rec (minimum 1.875 Rec/G).
  • An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
  • Read more about our data coverage.

55 Players

Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Ernest Gray Memphis 28 826 29.5 6 6 39 6.5 0 34 865 25.4 6
2 Mike Shumann Florida State 33 701 21.2 6 5 113 22.6 0 38 814 21.4 6
3 Kris Haines Notre Dame 28 587 21.0 2 28 587 21.0 2
4 Mike Godbolt Boston College 34 711 20.9 6 2 22 11.0 0 36 733 20.4 6
5 Joe Manderfield William & Mary 32 626 19.6 3 4 12 3.0 0 36 638 17.7 3
6 John Floyd Louisiana-Monroe 30 573 19.1 4 4 36 9.0 0 34 609 17.9 4
7 Paul McCarty Boston College 27 514 19.0 5 4 5 1.3 0 31 519 16.7 5
8 Terry Gallaher East Carolina 27 512 19.0 2 2 19 9.5 0 29 531 18.3 2
9 Cedric Thomas West Virginia 37 699 18.9 8 2 58 29.0 0 39 757 19.4 8
10 Ron Cassidy Utah State 24 451 18.8 1 1 7 7.0 0 25 458 18.3 1
11 Steve Watson Temple 31 573 18.5 2 31 573 18.5 2
12 Mickey Shuler Penn State 33 600 18.2 1 33 600 18.2 1
13 Jimmy Cefalo Penn State 28 507 18.1 5 16 72 4.5 1 44 579 13.2 6
14 Ellis Savage Virginia Tech 23 416 18.1 0 2 75 37.5 0 25 491 19.6 0
15 Dick Slenker Colgate 44 782 17.8 7 44 782 17.8 7
16 Dennis Pearson San Diego State 49 864 17.6 5 49 864 17.6 5
17 Dennis Pearson San Diego State 49 864 17.6 5 49 864 17.6 5
18 Gordon Jones* Pittsburgh 45 793 17.6 9 1 -3 -3.0 0 46 790 17.2 9
19 Phil McConkey Navy 34 596 17.5 4 1 16 16.0 0 35 612 17.5 4
20 Jerrold McRae Tennessee State 29 485 16.7 7 29 485 16.7 7
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Skip Charles Tulane 28 468 16.7 3 28 468 16.7 3
22 Steve Gaustad* Pittsburgh 31 514 16.6 1 31 514 16.6 1
23 Clennie Brundidge Army 51 842 16.5 4 51 842 16.5 4
24 Keith Wright Memphis 38 628 16.5 3 3 7 2.3 0 41 635 15.5 3
25 Roger Overby Florida State 38 626 16.5 5 38 626 16.5 5
26 Steve Hoog Air Force 29 474 16.3 5 8 61 7.6 0 37 535 14.5 5
27 Casper Wells Colgate 26 424 16.3 3 26 424 16.3 3
28 Mike Almond Northwestern State 25 405 16.2 2 25 405 16.2 2
29 Tim Loftin North Texas 33 523 15.8 5 2 27 13.5 0 35 550 15.7 5
30 Bruce Semall Syracuse 22 332 15.1 1 22 332 15.1 1
31 Wyamond Waters Northwestern State 23 345 15.0 5 1 1 1.0 0 24 346 14.4 5
32 Jeffrey Gowan Illinois State 47 702 14.9 6 2 25 12.5 0 49 727 14.8 6
33 Marc Mitchell* Louisville 24 358 14.9 4 24 358 14.9 4
34 Ken MacAfee Notre Dame 54 797 14.8 6 54 797 14.8 6
35 Joe Dugan Temple 21 311 14.8 1 21 311 14.8 1
36 Art Monk Syracuse 41 590 14.4 4 110 566 5.1 2 151 1156 7.7 6
37 Randy Swinson West Virginia 25 357 14.3 0 25 357 14.3 0
38 Gray Oliver William & Mary 21 298 14.2 3 21 298 14.2 3
39 Jimmy Bryant Utah State 41 561 13.7 6 5 74 14.8 1 46 635 13.8 7
40 Pat Kelly Holy Cross 26 357 13.7 0 26 357 13.7 0
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
41 Wiley Pitts Temple 21 288 13.7 1 8 23 2.9 0 29 311 10.7 1
42 Ronnie Smith San Diego State 42 555 13.2 12 8 175 21.9 2 50 730 14.6 14
43 Nick Anderson Tulane 24 310 12.9 1 24 310 12.9 1
44 Henry White Colgate 24 306 12.8 3 131 1032 7.9 5 155 1338 8.6 8
45 Paul Williams Air Force 24 305 12.7 2 24 305 12.7 2
46 David Turner San Diego State 33 417 12.6 1 240 1252 5.2 13 273 1669 6.1 14
47 Mike Jones Syracuse 25 301 12.0 3 1 2 2.0 0 26 303 11.7 3
48 Alton Alexis Tulane 30 357 11.9 4 9 29 3.2 0 39 386 9.9 4
49 Pat Healy Colgate 21 238 11.3 1 189 936 5.0 10 210 1174 5.6 11
50 Mike Jones North Texas 22 245 11.1 4 187 940 5.0 12 209 1185 5.7 16
51 Pat Walker Miami (FL) 21 234 11.1 0 21 234 11.1 0
52 Larry Key Florida State 22 243 11.0 1 239 1117 4.7 3 261 1360 5.2 4
53 Jim Merriken Army 35 350 10.0 2 99 447 4.5 4 134 797 5.9 6
54 Joe Gattuso Navy 22 169 7.7 0 266 1292 4.9 6 288 1461 5.1 6
55 Vincent Allen Indiana State 20 58 2.9 0 231 1026 4.4 8 251 1084 4.3 8