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1979 Minnesota Golden Gophers Stats

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Record: 4-6-1, .409 W-L% (92nd of 140)
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Salem (4-6-1)

PS/G: 24.0 (35th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 24.6 (114th of 140)
SRS: 7.12 (42nd of 140) ▪ SOS: 7.85 (21st of 140)

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 16.8 28.8 58.4 209.9 1.2 39.8 163.5 4.1 1.8
Defense 11 10.8 21.6 50.0 144.2 1.0 48.8 234.5 4.8 2.3
Difference +6.0 +7.2 +8.4 +65.7 +0.2 -9.0 -71.0 -0.7 -0.5

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Mark Carlson 177 300 59.0 2188 7.3 6.5 11 10 125.7
2 Wendell Avery 6 10 60.0 70 7.0 9.0 1 0 151.8
3 Greg Pylatiuk 1 3 33.3 16 5.3 -9.7 0 1 11.5
4 Marion Barber 1 2 50.0 35 17.5 27.5 1 0 362.0
5 Tom Pence 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0 1 -100.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Garry White 135 861 6.4 6 15 152 10.1 2 150 1013 6.8 8
2 Marion Barber 127 526 4.1 12 23 337 14.7 0 150 863 5.8 12
3 Mark Carlson 71 -39 -0.5 1 71 -39 -0.5 1
4 Glenn Lewis 60 291 4.9 1 3 15 5.0 0 63 306 4.9 1
5 Jeff Thompson 17 71 4.2 0 6 48 8.0 1 23 119 5.2 1
6 Wendell Avery 7 -15 -2.1 0 7 -15 -2.1 0
7 Ray Dilulo 6 6 1.0 0 1 2 2.0 0 7 8 1.1 0
8 Roy Artis 5 58 11.6 0 25 280 11.2 1 30 338 11.3 1
9 Elmer Bailey 4 32 8.0 0 37 552 14.9 7 41 584 14.2 7
10 Tracy Thomas 1 7 7.0 0 1 7 7.0 0
11 Chuck Lowell 1 6 6.0 0 1 6 6.0 0
12 Tom Pence 1 -5 -5.0 0 1 -5 -5.0 0
13 Jeff Anhorn 28 392 14.0 1 28 392 14.0 1
14 Glenn Bourquin 28 270 9.6 0 28 270 9.6 0
15 Randy Sonnenfeld 9 125 13.9 0 9 125 13.9 0
16 Kelvin Jenkins 6 93 15.5 1 6 93 15.5 1
17 Mike Curtis 4 43 10.8 0 4 43 10.8 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Keith Edwards 4 37 9.3 0
2 Mike Robb 2 29 14.5 0
3 Alan Blanshan 1 5 5.0 0
4 Glenn Cardelli 1 28 28.0 0
5 Steve Cunningham 1 9 9.0 0
6 Jack Johnson 1 0 0.0 0
7 Dana Noel 1 3 3.0 0
8 Jeff Schuh 1 10 10.0 0
9 Rick Witthus 1 5 5.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Glenn Lewis 23 490 21.3 0
2 Roy Artis 5 79 15.8 0
3 Kelvin Jenkins 4 62 15.5 0 2 -2 -1.0 0
4 Jeff Thompson 2 24 12.0 0
5 Keith Edwards 1 12 12.0 0 5 14 2.8 0
6 Garry White 1 8 8.0 0
7 Elmer Bailey 10 69 6.9 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Paul Rogind 31 32 96.9 9 17 52.9 58
2 Tom Smith 54 2001 37.1