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1977 Alabama Crimson Tide Stats

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (1st of 145) ▪ Rank: 2nd in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bear Bryant (11-1)

PS/G: 31.7 (15th of 145) ▪ PA/G: 11.6 (11th of 145)
SRS: 24.48 (2nd of 145) ▪ SOS: 8.15 (22nd of 145)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 35-6 versus Ohio State

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 5.9 10.3 57.3 109.7 0.9 58.1 272.3 4.7 2.8
Defense 12 7.1 16.7 42.5 103.8 0.4 40.0 127.3 3.2 0.9
Difference -1.2 -6.4 +14.8 +5.9 +0.5 +18.1 +145.0 +1.5 +1.9

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Jeff Rutledge 64 107 59.8 1207 11.3 10.7 8 5 169.9
2 Steadman Shealy 5 11 45.5 57 5.2 7.0 1 0 119.0
3 Kevin Jones 1 4 25.0 32 8.0 13.0 1 0 174.7
4 Tony Nathan 1 2 50.0 20 10.0 20.0 1 0 299.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Johnny Davis 182 931 5.1 5 2 49 24.5 0 184 980 5.3 5
2 Jeff Rutledge 109 311 2.9 4 109 311 2.9 4
3 Tony Nathan 104 642 6.2 15 4 23 5.8 0 108 665 6.2 15
4 Steadman Shealy 58 279 4.8 2 58 279 4.8 2
5 Lou Ikner 40 171 4.3 0 4 28 7.0 0 44 199 4.5 0
6 Mitch Ferguson 36 206 5.7 2 36 206 5.7 2
7 Donnie Faust 35 132 3.8 2 35 132 3.8 2
8 Major Ogilvie 34 184 5.4 0 34 184 5.4 0
9 John Crow 34 120 3.5 0 34 120 3.5 0
10 Steve Whitman 26 109 4.2 2 26 109 4.2 2
11 Kevin Jones 16 63 3.9 1 16 63 3.9 1
12 John Turpin 11 71 6.5 1 11 71 6.5 1
13 Pete Cavan 8 20 2.5 0 1 7 7.0 0 9 27 3.0 0
14 Alan Gray 1 10 10.0 0 1 10 10.0 0
15 Tim Travis 1 8 8.0 0 2 26 13.0 1 3 34 11.3 1
16 Mike English 1 -1 -1.0 0 1 -1 -1.0 0
17 Buddy Holt 1 -2 -2.0 0 1 -2 -2.0 0
18 Ozzie Newsome 36 804 22.3 4 36 804 22.3 4
19 Keith Pugh 9 181 20.1 3 9 181 20.1 3
20 Bruce Bolton 8 123 15.4 1 8 123 15.4 1
21 Rick Neal 5 75 15.0 2 5 75 15.0 2

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Murray Legg 4 12 3.0 0
2 Mike Tucker 4 13 3.3 0
3 Phil Allman 2 3 1.5 0
4 Mike Kramer 2 7 3.5 0
5 Rickey Gilliland 1 3 3.0 0
6 Don McNeal 1 0 0.0 0
7 Rich Wingo 1 3 3.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Tony Nathan 10 212 21.2 0 18 223 12.4 0
2 Mitch Ferguson 4 107 26.8 0
3 Major Ogilvie 4 77 19.3 0 7 32 4.6 0
4 Lou Ikner 2 23 11.5 0
5 Donnie Faust 2 4 2.0 0
6 Ozzie Newsome 1 24 24.0 0 17 114 6.7 0
7 Ricky Tucker 1 23 23.0 0 1 -2 -2.0 0
8 Keith Pugh 1 15 15.0 0 1 13 13.0 0
9 Rick Neal 1 0 0.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Roger Chapman 30 35 85.7 11 24 45.8 63
2 Alan McElroy 3 4 75.0 0 1 0.0 3
3 Barry Smith 1 1 100.0
4 Buddy Holt 43 1732 40.3
5 Steadman Shealy 2 59 29.5
6 Rick Neal 1 29 29.0