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1978 Michigan Wolverines Stats

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (7th of 138) ▪ Rank: 5th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 7-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bo Schembechler (10-2)

PS/G: 31.0 (4th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 8.8 (2nd of 138)
SRS: 21.25 (5th of 138) ▪ SOS: 6.42 (40th of 138)

Bowl Game: Lost Rose Bowl 17-10 versus Southern California

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 7.2 14.8 48.3 116.5 1.6 60.9 270.1 4.4 2.6
Defense 12 9.8 20.8 47.4 94.6 0.4 40.0 114.5 2.9 0.7
Difference -2.6 -6.0 +0.9 +21.9 +1.2 +20.9 +155.6 +1.5 +1.9

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Rick Leach 78 158 49.4 1283 8.1 8.6 17 6 145.5
2 B.J. Dickey 8 19 42.1 115 6.1 8.2 2 0 127.7
3 Tony Jackson 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Harlan Huckleby 154 741 4.8 5 7 53 7.6 0 161 794 4.9 5
2 Russell Davis 153 683 4.5 3 4 25 6.3 0 157 708 4.5 3
3 Rick Leach 145 611 4.2 12 145 611 4.2 12
4 Roosevelt Smith 98 410 4.2 3 9 115 12.8 3 107 525 4.9 6
5 Butch Woolfolk 78 370 4.7 2 1 14 14.0 0 79 384 4.9 2
6 Lawrence Reid 50 209 4.2 2 1 10 10.0 0 51 219 4.3 2
7 B.J. Dickey 33 154 4.7 3 33 154 4.7 3
8 Ralph Clayton 12 50 4.2 1 25 546 21.8 8 37 596 16.1 9
9 Tony Leoni 6 26 4.3 0 6 26 4.3 0
10 Tony Jackson 3 -9 -3.0 0 1 12 12.0 0 4 3 0.8 0
11 Craig Page 1 4 4.0 0 1 4 4.0 0
12 Alan Mitchell 1 2 2.0 0 5 101 20.2 1 6 103 17.2 1
13 Doug Marsh 19 283 14.9 6 19 283 14.9 6
14 Gene Johnson 7 89 12.7 0 7 89 12.7 0
15 Rodney Feaster 4 80 20.0 1 4 80 20.0 1
16 Ed Kasparek 2 49 24.5 0 2 49 24.5 0
17 Mark Schmerge 1 20 20.0 0 1 20 20.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Stats include bowl game
Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Mike Harden 4 55 13.8 0
2 Mike Jolly 3 7 2.3 0
3 Gene Bell 1 20 20.0 0
4 Mark Braman 1 3 3.0 0
5 Andy Cannavino 1 5 5.0 0
6 Jerry Meter 1 14 14.0 0
7 Mel Owens 1 2 2.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Ralph Clayton 7 152 21.7 0
2 Tony Jackson 6 131 21.8 0
3 Harlan Huckleby 4 79 19.8 0
4 Roosevelt Smith 4 42 10.5 0
5 Tony Leoni 1 11 11.0 0
6 Mike Jolly 28 152 5.4 0
7 Mike Harden 9 51 5.7 0
8 Dale Keitz 1 14 14.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Gregg Willner 47 48 97.9 7 13 53.8 68 54 2139 39.6