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1979 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Stats

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Record: 7-4, .636 W-L% (39th of 140)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dan Devine (7-4)

PS/G: 22.1 (51st of 140) ▪ PA/G: 17.9 (59th of 140)
SRS: 12.97 (24th of 140) ▪ SOS: 8.15 (16th 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 11.8 23.5 50.2 196.2 0.5 46.9 184.1 3.9 1.9
Defense 11 10.7 21.9 49.0 126.9 0.6 49.3 180.5 3.7 1.5
Difference +1.1 +1.6 +1.2 +69.3 -0.1 -2.4 +3.6 +0.2 +0.4

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Rusty Lisch 108 208 51.9 1781 8.6 6.8 4 10 120.6
2 Tim Koegel 13 32 40.6 175 5.5 4.7 1 1 90.6
3 Mike Courey 6 13 46.2 104 8.0 4.5 0 1 98.0
4 Pete Holohan 2 3 66.7 81 27.0 12.0 0 1 226.8
5 Greg Knafelc 1 1 100.0 17 17.0 37.0 1 0 572.8
6 Jim Stone 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
7 Vagas Ferguson 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Vagas Ferguson 301 1437 4.8 17 14 72 5.1 0 315 1509 4.8 17
2 Rusty Lisch 58 -36 -0.6 2 1 3 3.0 0 59 -33 -0.6 2
3 Ty Barber 40 172 4.3 1 9 106 11.8 0 49 278 5.7 1
4 Jim Stone 37 156 4.2 1 1 3 3.0 0 38 159 4.2 1
5 Phil Carter 27 145 5.4 0 1 4 4.0 0 28 149 5.3 0
6 Bernie Adell 20 93 4.7 0 1 -1 -1.0 0 21 92 4.4 0
7 Mike Courey 17 28 1.6 0 17 28 1.6 0
8 John Sweeney 9 33 3.7 0 2 12 6.0 0 11 45 4.1 0
9 Tim Koegel 6 -7 -1.2 0 6 -7 -1.2 0
10 Ty Dickerson 1 4 4.0 0 16 361 22.6 0 17 365 21.5 0
11 Dean Masztak 28 428 15.3 2 28 428 15.3 2
12 Tony Hunter 27 690 25.6 2 27 690 25.6 2
13 Pete Holohan 22 386 17.5 0 22 386 17.5 0
14 Nick Vehr 6 56 9.3 2 6 56 9.3 2
15 Kevin Hart 1 27 27.0 0 1 27 27.0 0
16 Mike Boushka 1 11 11.0 0 1 11 11.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Dave Waymer 4 77 19.3 2
2 Tom Gibbons 3 74 24.7 0
3 Steve Cichy 2 2 1.0 0
4 Dave Duerson 2 43 21.5 0
5 Bob Crable 1 -3 -3.0 0
6 Bobby Leopold 1 16 16.0 0
7 Mike Whittington 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Jim Stone 19 493 25.9 0
2 Ty Barber 7 158 22.6 0
3 Bernie Adell 6 83 13.8 0
4 Nick Vehr 2 17 8.5 0
5 Tony Belden 2 12 6.0 0
6 Dave Waymer 1 7 7.0 0 1 1 1.0 0
7 Pete Holohan 1 0 0.0 0
8 Ty Dickerson 14 100 7.1 0
9 Dave Duerson 12 209 17.4 0
10 Tom Gibbons 2 9 4.5 0
11 John Krimm 2 0 0.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Chuck Male 24 26 92.3 13 20 65.0 63
2 Joe Unis 0 1 0.0
3 Dick Boushka 56 2016 36.0