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1978 Brigham Young Cougars Stats

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Record: 9-4, .692 W-L% (30th of 138)
Conference: WAC  ▪ Conference Record: 5-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: LaVell Edwards (9-4)

PS/G: 24.6 (31st of 138) ▪ PA/G: 15.3 (26th of 138)
SRS: 7.95 (38th of 138) ▪ SOS: 0.41 (71st of 138)

Bowl Game: Lost Holiday Bowl 23-16 versus Navy

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 13 16.2 31.9 50.6 219.8 1.1 40.4 117.0 2.9 1.8
Defense 13 11.4 25.1 45.4 150.1 1.0 45.2 146.5 3.2 0.7
Difference +4.8 +6.8 +5.2 +69.7 +0.1 -4.8 -29.5 -0.3 +1.1

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Marc Wilson 121 233 51.9 1499 6.4 4.6 8 13 106.1
2 Jim McMahon 87 176 49.4 1307 7.4 6.1 6 8 114.0
3 Scott Phillips 2 5 40.0 52 10.4 1.4 0 1 87.4
4 Mike Chronister 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Bill Ring 116 520 4.5 8 30 175 5.8 3 146 695 4.8 11
2 Marc Wilson 104 85 0.8 2 1 -5 -5.0 0 105 80 0.8 2
3 Jim McMahon 99 248 2.5 4 1 7 7.0 0 100 255 2.6 4
4 Casey Wingard 82 325 4.0 4 14 129 9.2 0 96 454 4.7 4
5 Scott Phillips 69 181 2.6 2 19 188 9.9 0 88 369 4.2 2
6 Doug Williams 24 49 2.0 2 9 110 12.2 0 33 159 4.8 2
7 Clay Blackwell 10 29 2.9 1 2 22 11.0 0 12 51 4.3 1
8 Kyle Whittingham 9 25 2.8 0 9 25 2.8 0
9 Perry Bradford 4 22 5.5 0 4 22 5.5 0
10 Mark Flammer 3 -2 -0.7 0 3 -2 -0.7 0
11 Clay Brown 2 0 0.0 0 9 184 20.4 0 11 184 16.7 0
12 Lloyd Jones 1 32 32.0 0 7 148 21.1 2 8 180 22.5 2
13 Stan Younger 1 7 7.0 0 1 45 45.0 0 2 52 26.0 0
14 Kent Tingey 1 0 0.0 0 20 280 14.0 1 21 280 13.3 1
15 Mike Chronister 52 850 16.3 3 52 850 16.3 3
16 Tod Thompson 34 560 16.5 5 34 560 16.5 5
17 Bill Davis 10 148 14.8 0 10 148 14.8 0
18 Dan Plater 1 17 17.0 0 1 17 17.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Ron Velasco 3 30 10.0 0
2 Jason Coloma 2 35 17.5 0
3 Bill Schoepflin 2 12 6.0 0
4 Marv Allen 1 25 25.0 1
5 Dave Francis 1 20 20.0 0
6 Tim Halverson 1 12 12.0 0
7 Marc Swenson 1 0 0.0 0
8 Rod Wood 1 3 3.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Clay Blackwell 22 450 20.5 0
2 Doug Williams 1 11 11.0 0
3 Kyle Whittingham 1 9 9.0 0
4 Jason Coloma 1 8 8.0 0 23 196 8.5 0
5 Brian Hansen 1 3 3.0 0
6 Dave Francis 22 197 9.0 0
7 Mike Chronister 3 7 2.3 0
8 Marc Swenson 1 3 3.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Brent Johnson 31 34 91.2 11 20 55.0 64
2 Bob Kittell 2 2 100.0 1 4 25.0 5
3 Tim Halverson 1 1 100.0
4 Jim McMahon 41 1600 39.0
5 Clay Brown 36 1428 39.7