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1981 Michigan State Spartans Stats

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Record: 5-6, .455 W-L% (76th of 137)
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Frank Waters (5-6)

PS/G: 23.9 (34th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 22.6 (94th of 137)
SRS: 3.68 (53rd of 137) ▪ SOS: 4.22 (54th of 137)

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 19.5 37.6 51.7 251.9 1.9 40.6 129.5 3.2 0.7
Defense 11 13.7 29.7 46.2 166.2 1.2 46.5 193.0 4.1 1.5
Difference +5.8 +7.9 +5.5 +85.7 +0.7 -5.9 -63.5 -0.9 -0.8

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Bryan Clark 109 204 53.4 1521 7.5 6.6 14 10 128.9
2 John Leister 90 186 48.4 1097 5.9 4.0 5 10 96.0
3 Rick Kolb 11 17 64.7 117 6.9 9.2 2 0 161.3
4 Denis Lavelle 3 6 50.0 45 7.5 7.5 0 0 113.0
5 Rich Schario 1 1 100.0 -9 -9.0 -9.0 0 0 24.4

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Aaron Roberts 94 461 4.9 1 13 96 7.4 1 107 557 5.2 2
2 Lance Hawkins 87 321 3.7 4 12 53 4.4 0 99 374 3.8 4
3 Darrin McClelland 57 182 3.2 1 14 131 9.4 0 71 313 4.4 1
4 James Hodo 48 188 3.9 0 8 49 6.1 1 56 237 4.2 1
5 Bryan Clark 48 119 2.5 1 48 119 2.5 1
6 Tony Ellis 43 120 2.8 0 11 61 5.5 0 54 181 3.4 0
7 Tony Ellis 43 120 2.8 0 11 61 5.5 0 54 181 3.4 0
8 John Leister 41 -15 -0.4 0 41 -15 -0.4 0
9 Derek Hughes 13 46 3.5 0 1 6 6.0 0 14 52 3.7 0
10 Rick Kolb 6 -5 -0.8 0 6 -5 -0.8 0
11 Marcus Toney 3 24 8.0 1 1 9 9.0 0 4 33 8.3 1
12 Otis Grant 3 22 7.3 0 30 520 17.3 5 33 542 16.4 5
13 Denis Lavelle 3 -1 -0.3 0 3 -1 -0.3 0
14 Ted Jones 44 624 14.2 5 44 624 14.2 5
15 Al Kimichik 39 383 9.8 3 39 383 9.8 3
16 Daryl Turner 31 653 21.1 4 31 653 21.1 4
17 John Hurt 4 46 11.5 0 4 46 11.5 0
18 Samson Howard 2 47 23.5 0 2 47 23.5 0
19 Terry Tanker 2 39 19.5 2 2 39 19.5 2
20 Tom Robinson 1 30 30.0 0 1 30 30.0 0
21 Tony Woods 1 22 22.0 0 1 22 22.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Jim Burroughs 2 18 9.0 0
2 George Cooper 2 16 8.0 0
3 Carl Banks 1 4 4.0 0
4 Tim Cunningham 1 26 26.0 1
5 Darryl Dixon 1 23 23.0 0
6 Thomas Morris 1 26 26.0 0
7 Chris Van Pelt 1 2 2.0 0
8 Carl Williams 1 83 83.0 1

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Derek Hughes 17 307 18.1 0
2 James Hodo 10 177 17.7 0
3 Lance Hawkins 3 59 19.7 0
4 Aaron Roberts 2 50 25.0 0
5 Otis Grant 2 9 4.5 0
6 James Pippens 1 21 21.0 0
7 Carl Williams 1 11 11.0 0
8 Ted Jones 1 10 10.0 0
9 Thomas Morris 17 108 6.4 0
10 Darryl Dixon 12 56 4.7 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Morten Andersen 28 29 96.6 15 20 75.0 73
2 Ralf Mojsiejenko 52 2145 41.3
3 Rich Schario 1 63 63.0