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1978 Independent Receiving Stats

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Record: 189-176-5, .518 W-L% (5th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -0.20 (7th of 14) ▪ SOS: -0.60 (7th of 14)

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

  • Players sorted by Yds/Rec (minimum 1.875 Rec/G).
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40 Players

Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Phil McConkey Navy 22 532 24.2 6 2 17 8.5 2 24 549 22.9 8
2 John Floyd Louisiana-Monroe 29 649 22.4 5 3 13 4.3 1 32 662 20.7 6
3 Kris Haines Notre Dame 32 699 21.8 5 32 699 21.8 5
4 Sam Platt Florida State 21 447 21.3 7 9 77 8.6 0 30 524 17.5 7
5 David Dorn* Rutgers 27 535 19.8 3 45 358 8.0 4 72 893 12.4 7
6 Drew Hill Georgia Tech 36 708 19.7 4 2 5 2.5 0 38 713 18.8 4
7 Ernest Gray Memphis 35 690 19.7 9 3 -2 -0.7 0 38 688 18.1 9
8 Kenny Robinson Louisville 29 534 18.4 6 7 42 6.0 1 36 576 16.0 7
9 Mike Almond Northwestern State 27 483 17.9 3 1 -1 -1.0 0 28 482 17.2 3
10 Jackie Flowers Florida State 43 757 17.6 7 43 757 17.6 7
11 Charlie Murray North Texas 32 546 17.1 9 32 546 17.1 9
12 Scott Fitzkee Penn State 37 630 17.0 6 37 630 17.0 6
13 Mike Fahnestock Army 21 357 17.0 1 21 357 17.0 1
14 Steve Lewis West Virginia 38 629 16.6 5 38 629 16.6 5
15 Steve Lewis West Virginia 38 629 16.6 5 38 629 16.6 5
16 Clennie Brundidge Army 44 726 16.5 4 6 27 4.5 0 50 753 15.1 4
17 Rich Duggan West Virginia 23 372 16.2 1 23 372 16.2 1
18 Steve Watson Temple 41 637 15.5 3 41 637 15.5 3
19 Mike Getman Colgate 31 481 15.5 0 31 481 15.5 0
20 Cormac Carney Air Force 57 870 15.3 8 2 -9 -4.5 0 59 861 14.6 8
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Gordon Jones* Pittsburgh 45 666 14.8 3 2 29 14.5 0 47 695 14.8 3
22 Paul McCarty Boston College 36 531 14.8 5 2 -5 -2.5 0 38 526 13.8 5
23 Chuck Mullen Holy Cross 40 587 14.7 6 40 587 14.7 6
24 Dick Slenker Colgate 36 527 14.6 3 36 527 14.6 3
25 Jim Fitzpatrick Illinois State 26 378 14.5 2 1 5 5.0 0 27 383 14.2 2
26 Dennis Scott Virginia Tech 21 300 14.3 1 19 182 9.6 1 40 482 12.1 2
27 Alton Alexis Tulane 28 384 13.7 4 3 3 1.0 0 31 387 12.5 4
28 Tim Sherwin Boston College 22 292 13.3 0 22 292 13.3 0
29 Chuck Carr Brown Southern Mississippi 27 357 13.2 3 27 357 13.2 3
30 Steve Gaustad* Pittsburgh 35 437 12.5 1 35 437 12.5 1
31 Craig Cerretani Holy Cross 36 441 12.3 0 36 441 12.3 0
32 Walt Little Hawaii 24 293 12.2 3 24 293 12.2 3
33 Pete Harvey North Texas 23 269 11.7 1 2 4 2.0 0 25 273 10.9 1
34 Mark Lyles Florida State 35 364 10.4 1 148 641 4.3 7 183 1005 5.5 8
35 Wiley Pitts Temple 36 355 9.9 1 14 110 7.9 1 50 465 9.3 2
36 Homes Johnson Florida State 23 213 9.3 2 183 817 4.5 4 206 1030 5.0 6
37 Grady King Florida State 23 212 9.2 4 23 212 9.2 4
38 Angelo Colosimo Colgate 36 326 9.1 2 205 792 3.9 9 241 1118 4.6 11
39 Marv Christian Tulane 27 225 8.3 2 185 879 4.8 2 212 1104 5.2 4
40 Allen Harvin Cincinnati 21 150 7.1 1 233 1283 5.5 6 254 1433 5.6 7