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1961 Michigan State Spartans Stats

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Record: 7-2, .778 W-L% (13th of 111) ▪ Rank: 8th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 5-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Duffy Daugherty (7-2)

PS/G: 21.3 (24th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 5.6 (4th of 111)
SRS: 20.05 (5th of 111) ▪ SOS: 7.38 (20th of 111)

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 9 5.4 12.8 42.6 83.3 0.6 51.4 237.2 4.6 2.4
Defense 9 8.3 20.3 41.0 78.4 0.2 44.3 116.1 2.6 0.4
Difference -2.9 -7.5 +1.6 +4.9 +0.4 +7.1 +121.1 +2.0 +2.0

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Pete Smith 42 94 44.7 630 6.7 4.4 5 7 103.6
2 Dick Proebstle 7 18 38.9 120 6.7 -0.8 0 3 61.6
3 Don Stewart 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
4 Carl Charon 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0
5 Gary Ballman 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 George Saimes 82 451 5.5 8 82 451 5.5 8
2 Dewey Lincoln 72 374 5.2 1 2 21 10.5 0 74 395 5.3 1
3 Sherman Lewis 64 399 6.2 4 5 90 18.0 1 69 489 7.1 5
4 Gary Ballman 50 276 5.5 3 7 69 9.9 0 57 345 6.1 3
5 Ron Hatcher 42 149 3.5 2 42 149 3.5 2
6 Carl Charon 27 151 5.6 1 2 35 17.5 1 29 186 6.4 2
7 Herman Johnson 26 82 3.2 0 26 82 3.2 0
8 Roger Lopes 24 81 3.4 1 2 27 13.5 0 26 108 4.2 1
9 Pete Smith 23 -59 -2.6 0 23 -59 -2.6 0
10 Earl Lattimer 20 92 4.6 0 20 92 4.6 0
11 Ron Rubick 18 98 5.4 0 1 1 1.0 0 19 99 5.2 0
12 Dick Proebstle 9 12 1.3 1 9 12 1.3 1
13 Don Stewart 1 -6 -6.0 0 1 -6 -6.0 0
14 Lonnie Sanders 15 247 16.5 2 15 247 16.5 2
15 Arthur Brandstatter 10 134 13.4 0 10 134 13.4 0
16 Matt Snorton 5 126 25.2 1 5 126 25.2 1