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1981 Michigan Wolverines Stats

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (19th of 137) ▪ Rank: 12th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bo Schembechler (9-3)

PS/G: 29.6 (13th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 13.5 (20th of 137)
SRS: 17.29 (9th of 137) ▪ SOS: 4.87 (49th of 137)

Bowl Game: Won Bluebonnet Bowl 33-14 versus UCLA

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 8.4 18.3 46.1 145.9 1.3 52.2 274.4 5.3 2.6
Defense 12 15.6 29.3 53.3 195.2 0.8 39.0 128.1 3.3 0.8
Difference -7.2 -11.0 -7.2 -49.3 +0.5 +13.2 +146.3 +2.0 +1.8

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Steve Smith 97 210 46.2 1661 7.9 7.0 15 11 125.7
2 B.J. Dickey 4 9 44.4 90 10.0 12.2 1 0 165.1

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Butch Woolfolk 253 1459 5.8 6 9 55 6.1 0 262 1514 5.8 6
2 Steve Smith 134 674 5.0 12 134 674 5.0 12
3 Stan Edwards 92 446 4.8 1 7 97 13.9 2 99 543 5.5 3
4 Lawrence Ricks 86 413 4.8 9 86 413 4.8 9
5 Rick Rogers 22 128 5.8 1 22 128 5.8 1
6 Anthony Carter 12 67 5.6 1 50 952 19.0 8 62 1019 16.4 9
7 Jerald Ingram 8 30 3.8 0 1 10 10.0 0 9 40 4.4 0
8 Tom Hassel 8 30 3.8 0 1 6 6.0 1 9 36 4.0 1
9 B.J. Dickey 7 20 2.9 1 7 20 2.9 1
10 Kerry Smith 3 19 6.3 0 3 19 6.3 0
11 Brian Mercer 1 2 2.0 0 1 2 2.0 0
12 Vince Bean 16 336 21.0 1 16 336 21.0 1
13 Craig Dunaway 11 152 13.8 3 11 152 13.8 3
14 Norm Betts 4 76 19.0 1 4 76 19.0 1
15 Fred Brockington 2 67 33.5 0 2 67 33.5 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 Tony Jackson 6 121 20.2 0
2 Keith Bostic 3 10 3.3 0
3 Jerry Burgei 3 16 5.3 0
4 Evan Cooper 2 39 19.5 0
5 Marion Body 1 0 0.0 0
6 Mike Boren 1 4 4.0 0
7 Brian Carpenter 1 6 6.0 0
8 Paul Girgash 1 2 2.0 0
9 Ben Needham 1 24 24.0 0
10 Jeff Reeves 1 0 0.0 0
11 Carlton Rose 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Anthony Carter 15 406 27.1 0 17 196 11.5 0
2 Stan Edwards 6 92 15.3 0
3 Jerry Burgei 2 24 12.0 0
4 Tom Hassel 1 16 16.0 0
5 Lawrence Ricks 1 13 13.0 0
6 Brian Carpenter 12 100 8.3 0
7 Tony Jackson 10 47 4.7 0
8 Evan Cooper 1 8 8.0 0
9 Carlton Rose 1 1 1.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Ali HajiSheikh 35 35 100.0 8 13 61.5 59
2 Robert Bergeron 5 5 100.0 1 2 50.0 8
3 Don Bracken 50 2167 43.3