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1978 Mississippi State Bulldogs Stats

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Record: 6-5, .545 W-L% (61st of 138)
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 2-4 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bob Tyler (6-5)

PS/G: 21.1 (72nd of 138) ▪ PA/G: 18.6 (59th of 138)
SRS: 10.12 (29th of 138) ▪ SOS: 7.85 (28th of 138)

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 16.1 28.3 56.9 239.7 1.3 39.6 134.8 3.4 1.6
Defense 11 8.9 18.6 47.8 136.0 0.9 54.3 231.5 4.3 1.4
Difference +7.2 +9.7 +9.1 +103.7 +0.4 -14.7 -96.7 -0.9 +0.2

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Dave Marler 163 287 56.8 2422 8.4 6.5 11 17 128.5
2 Dwayne Brown 10 18 55.6 87 4.8 2.3 0 1 85.0
3 Len Copeland 1 3 33.3 37 12.3 19.0 1 0 246.9
4 James Jones 2 2 100.0 63 31.5 51.5 2 0 694.6

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 James Jones 130 687 5.3 10 24 237 9.9 3 154 924 6.0 13
2 Dave Marler 88 -31 -0.4 1 88 -31 -0.4 1
3 Fred Collins 83 402 4.8 1 5 48 9.6 3 88 450 5.1 4
4 Len Copeland 41 95 2.3 4 7 53 7.6 1 48 148 3.1 5
5 James Otis Doss 29 136 4.7 2 7 97 13.9 0 36 233 6.5 2
6 Stanley Howell 28 99 3.5 0 14 130 9.3 0 42 229 5.5 0
7 Dwayne Brown 14 45 3.2 0 14 45 3.2 0
8 Clint Turnipseed 11 22 2.0 0 1 3 3.0 0 12 25 2.1 0
9 Donald Ray King 5 24 4.8 0 5 24 4.8 0
10 Jessie Maxwell 4 16 4.0 0 4 16 4.0 0
11 Mardye McDole 1 0 0.0 0 48 1035 21.6 7 49 1035 21.1 7
12 David Ellis 20 301 15.1 0 20 301 15.1 0
13 Robert Chatman 20 290 14.5 2 20 290 14.5 2
14 Bo Myrick 10 183 18.3 0 10 183 18.3 0
15 Bill Maxey 10 84 8.4 1 10 84 8.4 1
16 Steve Flemming 5 101 20.2 0 5 101 20.2 0
17 Steve Wohlert 3 26 8.7 0 3 26 8.7 0
18 Arthur Wiley 1 25 25.0 0 1 25 25.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Kenny Johnson 3 28 9.3 0
2 Richard Blackmore 2 18 9.0 0
3 Rusty Martin 2 25 12.5 0
4 Larry Friday 1 0 0.0 0
5 Gerald Jackson 1 0 0.0 0
6 Bobby Molden 1 0 0.0 0
7 Henry Monroe 1 27 27.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Willie Jackson 12 222 18.5 0 1 5 5.0 0
2 Mardye McDole 5 97 19.4 0
3 James Jones 3 88 29.3 0
4 Steve Wohlert 3 51 17.0 0
5 James Otis Doss 2 60 30.0 0
6 David Ellis 2 40 20.0 0
7 Richard Blackmore 11 155 14.1 0
8 Kenny Johnson 6 22 3.7 0
9 Larry Friday 1 2 2.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Dave Marler 16 20 80.0 3 9 33.3 25
2 Billy McKee 1 3 33.3 0 2 0.0 1
3 Rusty Martin 2 2 100.0 1 1 100.0 5
4 Jim Naber 36 1456 40.4
5 Tee Turner 17 627 36.9