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1978 Army Black Knights Stats

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Record: 4-6-1, .409 W-L% (88th of 138)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Homer Smith (4-6-1)

PS/G: 16.7 (102nd of 138) ▪ PA/G: 23.2 (96th of 138)
SRS: -8.29 (106th of 138) ▪ SOS: -2.83 (81st of 138)

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 12.8 27.2 47.2 177.2 0.8 49.9 150.0 3.0 1.4
Defense 11 10.7 21.0 51.1 133.5 1.1 51.4 194.9 3.8 1.7
Difference +2.1 +6.2 -3.9 +43.7 -0.3 -1.5 -44.9 -0.8 -0.3

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Earle Mulrane 103 222 46.4 1419 6.4 4.2 5 13 95.8
2 Jerryl Bennett 29 60 48.3 409 6.8 6.0 2 2 109.9
3 Steve Smith 8 14 57.1 115 8.2 9.6 1 0 149.7
4 Jim Merriken 1 3 33.3 6 2.0 8.7 1 0 160.1

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Jimmy Hill 166 678 4.1 9 17 140 8.2 2 183 818 4.5 11
2 Jim Merriken 108 427 4.0 2 19 208 10.9 1 127 635 5.0 3
3 Dino Harris 83 347 4.2 0 11 110 10.0 0 94 457 4.9 0
4 Earle Mulrane 77 -68 -0.9 3 77 -68 -0.9 3
5 Jerryl Bennett 32 -40 -1.3 1 32 -40 -1.3 1
6 Ken Topping 28 124 4.4 0 2 17 8.5 0 30 141 4.7 0
7 Steve Smith 20 74 3.7 0 20 74 3.7 0
8 Bobby Shields 16 36 2.3 0 3 31 10.3 0 19 67 3.5 0
9 Joel Anderson 9 42 4.7 0 9 42 4.7 0
10 Clennie Brundidge 6 27 4.5 0 44 726 16.5 4 50 753 15.1 4
11 Bobby Vicci 1 8 8.0 0 1 8 8.0 0
12 Bill Skoda 1 3 3.0 0 3 56 18.7 1 4 59 14.8 1
13 Al Mazyck 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0 0
14 Rob Heather 1 -8 -8.0 0 1 -8 -8.0 0
15 Mike Fahnestock 21 357 17.0 1 21 357 17.0 1
16 Ward Whyte 18 259 14.4 0 18 259 14.4 0
17 Charlie Conz 1 20 20.0 0 1 20 20.0 0
18 Mark McKearn 1 18 18.0 0 1 18 18.0 0
19 Bill Dauer 1 7 7.0 0 1 7 7.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Phil Macklin 4 56 14.0 0
2 Jon Hallingstad 3 39 13.0 0
3 Kirk Thomas 3 32 10.7 0
4 Doug Lenhoff 2 0 0.0 0
5 Ed Clemons 1 17 17.0 0
6 Jeff Cook 1 15 15.0 0
7 John Garrison 1 0 0.0 0
8 John Hilliard 1 0 0.0 0
9 Dan Webb 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Jimmy Hill 19 301 15.8 0
2 Mike Fahnestock 3 48 16.0 0
3 Ken Topping 3 39 13.0 0
4 Dino Harris 2 40 20.0 0
5 Bobby Shields 2 17 8.5 0
6 Dave Liebetreu 1 14 14.0 0
7 Bobby Vicci 1 10 10.0 0
8 Ed Perkins 1 2 2.0 0
9 Phil Macklin 16 113 7.1 0
10 Dale Love 6 36 6.0 0
11 Jim Merriken 1 12 12.0 0
12 Andy Evans 1 7 7.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Bryant Messner 21 21 100.0 3 4 75.0 30
2 Ward Whyte 73 2923 40.0