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1979 Northwestern Wildcats Stats

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Record: 1-10, .091 W-L% (131st of 140)
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Rick Venturi (1-10)

PS/G: 10.5 (131st of 140) ▪ PA/G: 35.1 (137th of 140)
SRS: -10.05 (114th of 140) ▪ SOS: 7.50 (26th 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 13.3 30.3 43.8 138.7 0.5 37.6 101.6 2.7 0.7
Defense 11 12.0 21.4 56.2 161.3 1.8 57.0 280.2 4.9 2.6
Difference +1.3 +8.9 -12.4 -22.6 -1.3 -19.4 -178.6 -2.2 -1.9

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Mike Kerrigan 82 195 42.1 961 4.9 1.4 4 17 72.8
2 Chris Capstran 52 101 51.5 491 4.9 2.8 1 5 85.7
3 Kevin Strasser 10 32 31.3 77 2.4 1.6 1 1 55.5
4 Lou Tiberi 1 2 50.0 6 3.0 3.0 0 0 75.2
5 Mike Potts 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
6 Darryl Lyons 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
7 Tom North 1 1 100.0 -9 -9.0 -9.0 0 0 24.4

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Jeff Cohn 117 426 3.6 0 1 1 1.0 0 118 427 3.6 0
2 Tim Hill 59 174 2.9 1 8 63 7.9 0 67 237 3.5 1
3 Mike Cammon 49 236 4.8 0 5 33 6.6 0 54 269 5.0 0
4 Dave Mishler 43 148 3.4 4 3 15 5.0 0 46 163 3.5 4
5 Chris Capstran 34 -74 -2.2 0 34 -74 -2.2 0
6 Dave Callaway 29 114 3.9 0 5 43 8.6 0 34 157 4.6 0
7 Mike Kerrigan 23 -66 -2.9 1 23 -66 -2.9 1
8 Keith Dennis 22 80 3.6 2 1 5 5.0 0 23 85 3.7 2
9 Don Johnson 19 60 3.2 0 3 18 6.0 0 22 78 3.5 0
10 Ricky Edwards 6 18 3.0 0 6 18 3.0 0
11 Kevin Strasser 4 -9 -2.3 0 4 -9 -2.3 0
12 Todd Sheets 3 22 7.3 0 43 614 14.3 2 46 636 13.8 2
13 Steve Bogan 2 -4 -2.0 0 17 253 14.9 4 19 249 13.1 4
14 Bill Weir 2 -11 -5.5 0 1 6 6.0 0 3 -5 -1.7 0
15 Greg Washington 1 2 2.0 0 1 2 2.0 0
16 Lou Tiberi 1 2 2.0 0 1 2 2.0 0
17 Sam Poulos 31 245 7.9 0 31 245 7.9 0
18 Wally Kasprzycki 16 92 5.8 0 16 92 5.8 0
19 Dave Bahoric 7 85 12.1 0 7 85 12.1 0
20 John Finn 3 35 11.7 0 3 35 11.7 0
21 Tom North 1 12 12.0 0 1 12 12.0 0
22 Bobby Anderson 1 6 6.0 0 1 6 6.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Mark Adams 2 11 5.5 0
2 Ben Butler 2 0 0.0 0
3 Roosevelt Groves 1 10 10.0 0
4 Chuck Kern 1 13 13.0 0
5 Norm Wells 1 12 12.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Todd Sheets 26 513 19.7 0 8 77 9.6 0
2 Tim Hill 20 386 19.3 0
3 Don Johnson 1 16 16.0 0
4 Bobby Anderson 5 43 8.6 0
5 Lou Tiberi 1 19 19.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Sam Poulos 9 10 90.0 4 7 57.1 21
2 Bob Schmitt 57 1967 34.5
3 Chris Capstran 2 67 33.5
4 Dave Mishler 1 49 49.0