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1979 Florida State Seminoles Stats

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (4th of 140) ▪ Rank: 6th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bobby Bowden (11-1)

PS/G: 27.2 (16th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 13.3 (23rd of 140)
SRS: 16.07 (12th of 140) ▪ SOS: 4.24 (59th of 140)

Bowl Game: Lost Orange Bowl 24-7 versus Oklahoma

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 14.5 28.3 51.2 184.5 1.5 42.9 155.1 3.6 1.3
Defense 12 7.6 22.3 34.1 113.8 0.4 37.3 108.7 2.9 1.1
Difference +6.9 +6.0 +17.1 +70.7 +1.1 +5.6 +46.4 +0.7 +0.2

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Jimmy Jordan 87 180 48.3 1173 6.5 4.5 13 14 111.4
2 Wally Woodham 80 152 52.6 940 6.2 6.0 5 3 111.5
3 Rick Stockstill 7 8 87.5 101 12.6 12.6 0 0 193.6

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Mark Lyles 225 1011 4.5 8 25 211 8.4 1 250 1222 4.9 9
2 Michael Whiting 109 522 4.8 2 20 161 8.1 0 129 683 5.3 2
3 Greg Ramsey 37 166 4.5 3 2 40 20.0 0 39 206 5.3 3
4 Ricky Williams 34 31 0.9 1 7 64 9.1 1 41 95 2.3 2
5 Gator Cherry 31 121 3.9 0 3 46 15.3 0 34 167 4.9 0
6 Wally Woodham 26 -3 -0.1 0 26 -3 -0.1 0
7 Jimmy Jordan 22 -66 -3.0 0 22 -66 -3.0 0
8 Keith Kennedy 16 47 2.9 1 4 21 5.3 0 20 68 3.4 1
9 Kelly Burney 6 38 6.3 1 6 38 6.3 1
10 Ken Burnett 4 7 1.8 0 4 7 1.8 0
11 Sam Platt 3 -25 -8.3 0 11 181 16.5 2 14 156 11.1 2
12 Dennis McKinnon 1 10 10.0 0 3 53 17.7 0 4 63 15.8 0
13 Wade Wallace 1 2 2.0 0 1 2 2.0 0
14 Jackie Flowers 37 622 16.8 7 37 622 16.8 7
15 Grady King 23 246 10.7 2 23 246 10.7 2
16 Hardis Johnson 14 253 18.1 3 14 253 18.1 3
17 Phil Williams 14 211 15.1 0 14 211 15.1 0
18 Sam Childers 6 34 5.7 2 6 34 5.7 2
19 Kurt Unglaub 2 24 12.0 0 2 24 12.0 0
20 Bill Keck 1 23 23.0 0 1 23 23.0 0
21 Tony Johnson 1 14 14.0 0 1 14 14.0 0
22 Zeke Mowatt 1 10 10.0 0 1 10 10.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Monk Bonasorte 8 100 12.5 0
2 Bobby Butler 6 69 11.5 0
3 Keith Jones 3 38 12.7 0
4 Paul Piurowski 2 51 25.5 1
5 Walter Carter 1 3 3.0 0
6 James Gilbert 1 3 3.0 0
7 Gary Henry 1 36 36.0 0
8 Ivory Joe Hunter 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Mark Lyles 10 164 16.4 0
2 Hardis Johnson 7 86 12.3 0
3 Dennis McKinnon 1 27 27.0 0
4 Gary Henry 1 21 21.0 0 31 296 9.5 2
5 Kelly Burney 1 19 19.0 0
6 Bobby Butler 1 17 17.0 1
7 Edenbur Richardson 1 14 14.0 0
8 Scott Warren 1 11 11.0 0
9 Monk Bonasorte 1 9 9.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Dave Cappelen 28 29 96.6 14 22 63.6 70
2 Bill Capece 2 2 100.0 1 2 50.0 5
3 Rohn Stark 66 2622 39.7