1997 Louisiana State Fighting Tigers Stats

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (17th of 112) ▪ Rank: 13th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC (West Division) (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Gerry DiNardo (9-3)

PS/G: 31.1 (26th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 15.7 (9th of 112)
SRS: 14.18 (14th of 112) ▪ SOS: 4.76 (27th of 112)

Bowl Game: Won Independence Bowl 27-9 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 11.4 18.8 60.9 141.2 0.9 43.4 235.3 5.4 2.8
Defense 12 16.9 33.7 50.2 212.3 0.9 32.0 106.2 3.3 1.1
Difference -5.5 -14.9 +10.7 -71.1 0.0 +11.4 +129.1 +2.1 +1.7

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Herb Tyler 127 209 60.8 1581 7.6 7.0 10 7 133.4
2 Bryan Sparacino 10 15 66.7 113 7.5 8.9 1 0 151.9
3 Kevin Faulk 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Kevin Faulk 205 1144 5.6 15 16 93 5.8 0 221 1237 5.6 15
2 Rondell Mealey 112 664 5.9 7 7 60 8.6 0 119 724 6.1 7
3 Herb Tyler 96 279 2.9 7 96 279 2.9 7
4 Cecil Collins 72 596 8.3 3 1 11 11.0 0 73 607 8.3 3
5 Tommy Banks 13 70 5.4 2 3 34 11.3 0 16 104 6.5 2
6 Kendall Cleveland 12 26 2.2 0 13 99 7.6 3 25 125 5.0 3
7 Larry Foster 5 25 5.0 0 43 579 13.5 4 48 604 12.6 4
8 Robert Tyler 3 14 4.7 0 3 14 4.7 0
9 Bryan Sparacino 2 -1 -0.5 0 2 -1 -0.5 0
10 Chad Kessler 1 6 6.0 0 1 6 6.0 0
11 Abram Booty 35 550 15.7 1 35 550 15.7 1
12 Tyrone Frazier 8 121 15.1 0 8 121 15.1 0
13 Joe Domingeaux 3 21 7.0 1 3 21 7.0 1
14 Nemessis Bates 2 56 28.0 1 2 56 28.0 1
15 Furnell Hankton 2 9 4.5 1 2 9 4.5 1
16 Yahmani Adams 1 22 22.0 0 1 22 22.0 0
17 Ed Dangerfield 1 17 17.0 0 1 17 17.0 0
18 Anthony Skinner 1 11 11.0 0 1 11 11.0 0
19 Casey Taber 1 11 11.0 0 1 11 11.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Cedric Donaldson 7 192 27.4 2
2 Chris Beard 2 24 12.0 0
3 Raion Hill 2 0 0.0 0
4 Chris Cummings 1 0 0.0 0
5 Mark Roman 1 5 5.0 0
6 Troy Twillie 1 26 26.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Kevin Faulk 9 217 24.1 0 14 192 13.7 0
2 Rondell Mealey 6 107 17.8 0
3 Cecil Collins 5 119 23.8 0
4 Kendall Cleveland 3 38 12.7 0
5 Larry Foster 1 25 25.0 0 11 40 3.6 0
6 Casey Taber 1 13 13.0 0
7 Brad Poole 1 0 0.0 0
8 Mark Roman 1 1 1.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Wade Richey 33 34 97.1 3 10 30.0 42
2 Danny Boyd 9 10 90.0 1 4 25.0 12
3 Chad Kessler 39 1961 50.3
4 Jeremy Witten 15 525 35.0