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1978 Missouri Tigers Stats

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (33rd of 138) ▪ Rank: 15th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Warren Powers (8-4)

PS/G: 30.7 (6th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 19.7 (69th of 138)
SRS: 15.30 (16th of 138) ▪ SOS: 9.64 (17th of 138)

Bowl Game: Won Liberty Bowl 20-15 versus Louisiana State

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 12.0 20.1 59.8 155.5 1.1 48.3 224.3 4.6 2.7
Defense 12 9.6 21.8 44.1 132.6 0.3 47.3 183.3 3.9 1.9
Difference +2.4 -1.7 +15.7 +22.9 +0.8 +1.0 +41.0 +0.7 +0.8

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Phil Bradley 136 226 60.2 1780 7.9 6.9 12 10 135.0
2 Jay Jeffrey 6 13 46.2 55 4.2 5.8 1 0 107.1
3 Gerry Ellis 1 1 100.0 26 26.0 26.0 0 0 318.4
4 Paul Miller 1 1 100.0 5 5.0 5.0 0 0 142.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 James Wilder 160 873 5.5 11 20 164 8.2 1 180 1037 5.8 12
2 Earl Gant 138 789 5.7 8 11 83 7.5 0 149 872 5.9 8
3 Phil Bradley 135 301 2.2 6 135 301 2.2 6
4 Gerry Ellis 66 336 5.1 5 9 88 9.8 1 75 424 5.7 6
5 David Newman 35 152 4.3 0 8 71 8.9 0 43 223 5.2 0
6 Bob Meyer 12 135 11.3 2 12 135 11.3 2
7 Jay Jeffrey 12 17 1.4 0 12 17 1.4 0
8 Tom McBride 6 32 5.3 0 1 11 11.0 1 7 43 6.1 1
9 Terry Hill 6 29 4.8 0 6 29 4.8 0
10 Rich Dansdill 5 25 5.0 0 2 26 13.0 0 7 51 7.3 0
11 Leo Lewis 2 5 2.5 0 28 376 13.4 2 30 381 12.7 2
12 Paul Miller 1 3 3.0 0 1 3 3.0 0
13 Monte Montgomery 1 -6 -6.0 0 1 -6 -6.0 0
14 Kellen Winslow 29 479 16.5 6 29 479 16.5 6
15 Lamont Downer 22 331 15.0 1 22 331 15.0 1
16 Ken Blair 6 77 12.8 0 6 77 12.8 0
17 Cecil Holloway 4 32 8.0 0 4 32 8.0 0
18 Mike Owens 2 45 22.5 0 2 45 22.5 0
19 Stevie Sly 1 70 70.0 1 1 70 70.0 1
20 Tom Anderson 1 13 13.0 0 1 13 13.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Chris Garlich 4 41 10.3 1
2 Russ Calabrese 3 37 12.3 1
3 Tony Green 3 44 14.7 0
4 Larry Lauderdale 3 13 4.3 0
5 Bill Whitaker 2 16 8.0 0
6 Eric Wright 2 33 16.5 0
7 Eric Berg 1 22 22.0 0
8 Mike Litzelfelner 1 4 4.0 0
9 Wendell Ray 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Leo Lewis 13 274 21.1 0 8 50 6.3 0
2 Terry Hill 8 172 21.5 0
3 Bob Meyer 5 68 13.6 0
4 Stevie Sly 2 29 14.5 0
5 Earl Gant 1 12 12.0 0
6 Bill Whitaker 20 108 5.4 1
7 Larry Lauderdale 1 5 5.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Jeff Brockhaus 41 44 93.2 5 10 50.0 56 53 1953 36.8
2 Anthony Gie 2 2 100.0
3 Monte Montgomery 13 361 27.8