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1978 Houston Cougars Stats

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (15th of 138) ▪ Rank: 10th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 7-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Yeoman (9-3)

PS/G: 30.3 (8th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 17.8 (49th of 138)
SRS: 19.01 (10th of 138) ▪ SOS: 10.09 (13th of 138)

Bowl Game: Lost Cotton Bowl 35-34 versus Notre Dame

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 7.8 15.8 49.2 109.4 1.1 54.7 275.5 5.0 2.5
Defense 12 12.2 23.8 51.0 184.1 1.0 39.3 127.6 3.3 0.8
Difference -4.4 -8.0 -1.8 -74.7 +0.1 +15.4 +147.9 +1.7 +1.7

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Danny Davis 76 155 49.0 1053 6.8 5.9 9 7 116.2
2 Delrick Brown 12 22 54.5 207 9.4 12.1 3 0 178.6
3 Terry Elston 4 11 36.4 32 2.9 2.9 0 0 60.8
4 Randy Love 1 1 100.0 21 21.0 21.0 0 0 276.4

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Randy Love 205 1019 5.0 9 5 45 9.0 0 210 1064 5.1 9
2 Emmett King 183 1095 6.0 5 6 47 7.8 0 189 1142 6.0 5
3 Danny Davis 125 349 2.8 5 125 349 2.8 5
4 Terald Clark 44 222 5.0 1 1 9 9.0 1 45 231 5.1 2
5 Delrick Brown 36 197 5.5 3 36 197 5.5 3
6 John Newhouse 34 289 8.5 5 2 24 12.0 0 36 313 8.7 5
7 David Barrett 7 72 10.3 2 7 72 10.3 2
8 Terry Elston 6 27 4.5 0 6 27 4.5 0
9 Eddie Wright 5 20 4.0 0 5 20 4.0 0
10 Hubert Miller 4 26 6.5 0 9 142 15.8 1 13 168 12.9 1
11 Lonell Phea 2 9 4.5 0 2 9 4.5 0
12 Dallas Wiggins 2 9 4.5 0 2 9 4.5 0
13 Willis Adams 2 -3 -1.5 0 29 534 18.4 4 31 531 17.1 4
14 Jay Wyatt 1 -25 -25.0 0 1 -25 -25.0 0
15 Eric Herring 23 287 12.5 3 23 287 12.5 3
16 Garrett Jurgajtis 13 179 13.8 3 13 179 13.8 3
17 Mark Jermstad 3 37 12.3 1 3 37 12.3 1
18 Milton Watson 1 19 19.0 0 1 19 19.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Gerald Cook 4 44 11.0 0
2 Tommy Ebner 3 30 10.0 0
3 Elvis Bradley 2 -2 -1.0 0
4 David Hodge 2 21 10.5 1
5 Leonard Mitchell 2 64 32.0 2
6 Steve Bradham 1 0 0.0 0
7 Alton Harvey 1 0 0.0 0
8 Kenny Hatfield 1 42 42.0 0
9 Fred Snell 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Terry Elston 9 176 19.6 0
2 Eric Herring 5 77 15.4 0 8 120 15.0 1
3 Terald Clark 5 76 15.2 0
4 Lonell Phea 4 71 17.8 0 9 48 5.3 0
5 Dallas Wiggins 3 49 16.3 0
6 Harold Fields 2 14 7.0 0
7 Eddie Wright 1 12 12.0 0
8 Earl Chumchal 1 1 1.0 0 1 2 2.0 0
9 Delrick Brown 1 -2 -2.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Kenny Hatfield 42 46 91.3 2 4 50.0 48
2 Jay Wyatt 54 2104 39.0