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Matt Cavanaugh

School: Pittsburgh
Position: QB

Heisman Voting: 7th in 1977

Draft: 2nd round, 50th overall of the 1978 NFL draft by the New England Patriots

Other SR Links: Pro-Football-Reference.com

Passing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Passing
Year School Conf Class Pos G Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1975 Pittsburgh Ind QB 12 30 65 46.2 488 7.5 4.8 7 7 123.2
1976 Pittsburgh Ind QB 12 65 110 59.1 1046 9.5 9.9 9 3 160.5
*1977 Pittsburgh Ind QB 12 110 187 58.8 1844 9.9 10.0 15 6 161.7
Career Pittsburgh 205 362 56.6 3378 9.3 9.1 31 16 154.4

Rushing & Receiving

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1975 Pittsburgh Ind QB 12 56 110 2.0 2 56 110 2.0 2
1976 Pittsburgh Ind QB 12 98 366 3.7 5 98 366 3.7 5
*1977 Pittsburgh Ind QB 12 87 62 0.7 4 87 62 0.7 4
Career Pittsburgh 241 538 2.2 11 241 538 2.2 11

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Heisman Voting
1977 86 Points (7th)

Pass Completions
1977 Ind 110 (9th)

Pass Completion Percentage
1977 NCAA 58.8 (9th)
1977 Ind 58.8 (5th)

Passing Yards
1977 Ind 1844 (6th)

Passing Yards Per Attempt
1977 NCAA 9.9 (2nd)
1977 Ind 9.9 (1st)

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1977 NCAA 10.0 (1st)
1977 Ind 10.0 (1st)

Passing Touchdowns
1977 Ind 15 (4th)

Passing Efficiency Rating
1977 NCAA 161.7 (2nd)
1977 Ind 161.7 (1st)

Total Yards
1977 Ind 1906 (7th)

Total Touchdowns
1977 Ind 19 (4th)