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1981 Brigham Young Cougars Stats

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Record: 11-2, .846 W-L% (7th of 137) ▪ Rank: 13th in Final AP Poll
Conference: WAC  ▪ Conference Record: 7-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: LaVell Edwards (11-2)

PS/G: 38.7 (1st of 137) ▪ PA/G: 19.7 (74th of 137)
SRS: 12.38 (19th of 137) ▪ SOS: -2.08 (86th of 137)

Bowl Game: Won Holiday Bowl 38-36 versus Washington State

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 13 25.2 41.2 61.3 329.5 2.7 30.2 113.9 3.8 1.8
Defense 13 15.6 26.5 58.8 170.0 0.8 39.1 168.2 4.3 1.3
Difference +9.6 +14.7 +2.5 +159.5 +1.9 -8.9 -54.3 -0.5 +0.5

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Jim McMahon 272 423 64.3 3555 8.4 9.1 30 7 155.0
2 Steve Young 56 112 50.0 731 6.5 5.4 5 5 110.6

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Waymon Hamilton 96 394 4.1 14 32 387 12.1 2 128 781 6.1 16
2 Scott Pettis 94 499 5.3 5 48 490 10.2 4 142 989 7.0 9
3 Jim McMahon 64 -97 -1.5 0 64 -97 -1.5 0
4 Steve Young 53 233 4.4 0 53 233 4.4 0
5 Vai Sikahema 35 242 6.9 3 11 97 8.8 0 46 339 7.4 3
6 Bruce Hansen 35 176 5.0 1 14 106 7.6 0 49 282 5.8 1
7 Jimmy Jones 12 64 5.3 0 1 17 17.0 0 13 81 6.2 0
8 Kurt Gunther 2 -29 -14.5 0 2 -29 -14.5 0
9 Blair Buswell 1 2 2.0 0 1 2 2.0 0
10 Glen Kozlowski 1 -3 -3.0 0 29 376 13.0 5 30 373 12.4 5
11 Gordon Hudson 67 960 14.3 10 67 960 14.3 10
12 Dan Plater 62 891 14.4 5 62 891 14.4 5
13 Neil Balholm 31 465 15.0 3 31 465 15.0 3
14 Scott Collie 26 404 15.5 3 26 404 15.5 3
15 David Mills 6 64 10.7 2 6 64 10.7 2
16 Dave Aina 1 19 19.0 0 1 19 19.0 0
17 Kirk Pendleton 1 7 7.0 1 1 7 7.0 1

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Dave McKee 4 57 14.3 1
2 Tom Holmoe 3 61 20.3 0
3 Steve Brady 2 26 13.0 0
4 John Mannion 2 32 16.0 0
5 Mike O'Neil 2 11 5.5 0
6 Todd Shell 2 24 12.0 2
7 Kyle Whittingham 2 23 11.5 0
8 Mark Brady 1 3 3.0 0
9 Kevin Walker 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Vai Sikahema 11 188 17.1 0 44 377 8.6 0
2 Bruce Hansen 4 47 11.8 0
3 David Mills 1 16 16.0 0
4 John Mannion 1 0 0.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Kurt Gunther 57 63 90.5 10 19 52.6 87
2 Mike Mees 57 2330 40.9