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1978 Clemson Tigers Stats

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (2nd of 138) ▪ Rank: 6th in Final AP Poll
Conference: ACC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Charley Pell (10-1), Danny Ford (1-0)

PS/G: 30.7 (7th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 10.9 (6th of 138)
SRS: 17.68 (13th of 138) ▪ SOS: 2.52 (65th of 138)

Bowl Game: Won Gator Bowl 17-15 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 9.3 17.1 54.1 138.8 0.6 61.8 289.1 4.7 3.3
Defense 12 9.3 19.1 48.9 109.0 0.4 45.5 153.6 3.4 0.8
Difference 0.0 -2.0 +5.2 +29.8 +0.2 +16.3 +135.5 +1.3 +2.5

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Steve Fuller 101 187 54.0 1515 8.1 7.9 7 4 130.1
2 Billy Lott 10 16 62.5 150 9.4 9.4 0 0 141.3
3 Mike Gasque 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0 1 -100.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Lester Brown 202 1022 5.1 17 7 55 7.9 0 209 1077 5.2 17
2 Steve Fuller 153 649 4.2 10 153 649 4.2 10
3 Marvin Sims 132 685 5.2 3 2 10 5.0 0 134 695 5.2 3
4 Tracy Perry 90 371 4.1 1 90 371 4.1 1
5 Warren Ratchford 45 152 3.4 1 4 32 8.0 0 49 184 3.8 1
6 Harold Goggins 37 233 6.3 2 37 233 6.3 2
7 Cliff Austin 37 179 4.8 4 37 179 4.8 4
8 Billy Lott 28 88 3.1 1 28 88 3.1 1
9 Perry Tuttle 5 55 11.0 0 9 192 21.3 1 14 247 17.6 1
10 Mike Gasque 5 3 0.6 0 5 3 0.6 0
11 Paul Williams 3 17 5.7 0 3 17 5.7 0
12 Rick Basich 2 10 5.0 0 2 10 5.0 0
13 Dwight Clark 2 5 2.5 0 11 207 18.8 2 13 212 16.3 2
14 Jerry Butler 58 908 15.7 3 58 908 15.7 3
15 Anthony King 8 129 16.1 0 8 129 16.1 0
16 Cliff Bray 6 45 7.5 1 6 45 7.5 1
17 Eric Young 2 36 18.0 0 2 36 18.0 0
18 Mark Clifford 2 15 7.5 0 2 15 7.5 0
19 Ed Abreu 1 19 19.0 0 1 19 19.0 0
20 JD Haglan 1 17 17.0 0 1 17 17.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Stats include bowl game
Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Steve Ryan 4 40 10.0 0
2 Rex Varn 4 148 37.0 1
3 Bubba Brown 3 39 13.0 0
4 Eddie Geathers 3 9 3.0 0
5 Randy Scott 2 9 4.5 0
6 Matt Smith 2 11 5.5 0
7 Charlie Bauman 1 12 12.0 0
8 Jack Cain 1 0 0.0 0
9 Jeff Davis 1 10 10.0 0
10 Woody Jordan 1 37 37.0 0
11 Bubba Rollins 1 0 0.0 0
12 Jeff Soowal 1 12 12.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Woody Jordan 11 232 21.1 0 21 269 12.8 0
2 Warren Ratchford 9 212 23.6 0
3 Willie Underwood 1 29 29.0 0 2 19 9.5 0
4 Hollis Hall 1 13 13.0 0
5 Jeff Soowal 1 4 4.0 0
6 Jack Cain 1 0 0.0 0
7 Chuck Rose 1 0 0.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Obed Ariri 44 46 95.7 14 25 56.0 86
2 David Sims 50 2010 40.2