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1978 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Stats

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Record: 7-5, .583 W-L% (58th of 138)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Pepper Rodgers (7-5)

PS/G: 22.5 (50th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 21.1 (85th of 138)
SRS: 6.51 (42nd of 138) ▪ SOS: 5.17 (51st of 138)

Bowl Game: Lost Peach Bowl 41-21 versus Purdue

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 9.5 19.5 48.7 148.3 0.8 40.3 190.8 4.7 1.3
Defense 12 9.8 18.8 52.0 140.4 0.6 47.4 190.4 4.0 1.2
Difference -0.3 +0.7 -3.3 +7.9 +0.2 -7.1 +0.4 +0.7 +0.1

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Mike Kelley 96 197 48.7 1479 7.5 5.9 7 10 113.4
2 Gary Hardie 9 19 47.4 118 6.2 6.2 0 0 99.5
3 Ted Peeples 7 16 43.8 156 9.8 8.2 1 1 133.8
4 Eddie Lee Ivery 2 2 100.0 27 13.5 33.5 2 0 543.4

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Eddie Lee Ivery 267 1562 5.9 9 20 238 11.9 1 287 1800 6.3 10
2 Rodney Lee 82 392 4.8 2 5 100 20.0 1 87 492 5.7 3
3 Danny Mann 27 89 3.3 0 2 26 13.0 0 29 115 4.0 0
4 Mike Kelley 24 12 0.5 0 24 12 0.5 0
5 Darish Davis 22 41 1.9 0 2 12 6.0 0 24 53 2.2 0
6 Gary Hardie 21 52 2.5 2 21 52 2.5 2
7 Bucky Shamburger 16 25 1.6 1 14 208 14.9 3 30 233 7.8 4
8 Ray Friday 8 122 15.3 2 4 40 10.0 0 12 162 13.5 2
9 Ted Peeples 6 -11 -1.8 0 6 -11 -1.8 0
10 Levon Sumpter 3 8 2.7 0 3 8 2.7 0
11 Darrell Heflin 3 3 1.0 0 3 3 1.0 0
12 Drew Hill 2 5 2.5 0 36 708 19.7 4 38 713 18.8 4
13 Robert Newman 2 2 1.0 0 2 2 1.0 0
14 Jeff Pierce 1 -12 -12.0 0 1 -12 -12.0 0
15 George Moore 14 196 14.0 1 14 196 14.0 1
16 Don Sewell 9 77 8.6 0 9 77 8.6 0
17 Matt Murray 4 96 24.0 0 4 96 24.0 0
18 Devon Maness 4 81 20.3 0 4 81 20.3 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Lawrence Lowe 5 41 8.2 0
2 Don Patterson 4 60 15.0 1
3 Sheldon Fox 2 24 12.0 1
4 Henry Johnson 2 7 3.5 0
5 Mackel Harris 1 0 0.0 0
6 Jeff Shank 1 8 8.0 0
7 Ken Taylor 1 10 10.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Drew Hill 19 570 30.0 2
2 Darrell Heflin 4 77 19.3 0
3 Levon Sumpter 4 60 15.0 0
4 Ray Friday 1 17 17.0 0
5 Bucky Shamburger 1 12 12.0 0
6 Gary Hardie 6 13 2.2 0
7 Don Bessillieu 5 22 4.4 0
8 Eddie Lee Ivery 4 79 19.8 1
9 Matt Murray 2 0 0.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Johnny Smith 26 27 96.3 9 13 69.2 53
2 Jeff Pierce 58 2247 38.7
3 Ted Peeples 7 240 34.3
4 Gary Lanier 5 150 30.0