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1987 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Stats

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (22nd of 104) ▪ Rank: 17th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lou Holtz (8-4)

PS/G: 28.2 (19th of 104) ▪ PA/G: 18.2 (25th of 104)
SRS: 15.25 (10th of 104) ▪ SOS: 7.75 (2nd of 104)

Bowl Game: Lost Cotton Bowl 35-10 versus Texas A&M

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 6.8 13.8 49.4 118.2 0.3 51.5 231.1 4.5 2.8
Defense 12 10.3 21.9 47.1 134.8 0.7 38.0 141.3 3.7 1.2
Difference -3.5 -8.1 +2.3 -16.6 -0.4 +13.5 +89.8 +0.8 +1.6

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Tony Rice 35 82 42.7 663 8.1 6.1 1 4 104.9
2 Terry Andrysiak 30 58 51.7 480 8.3 6.6 2 3 122.3
3 Kent Graham 16 24 66.7 248 10.3 3.7 1 4 133.9
4 Steve Belles 1 1 100.0 27 27.0 27.0 0 0 326.8
5 Tim Brown 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 Mark Green 146 861 5.9 6 13 98 7.5 0 159 959 6.0 6
2 Tony Rice 89 337 3.8 7 89 337 3.8 7
3 Anthony Johnson 78 366 4.7 11 4 110 27.5 0 82 476 5.8 11
4 Ricky Watters 69 373 5.4 3 6 70 11.7 0 75 443 5.9 3
5 Tony Brooks 54 262 4.9 1 3 38 12.7 0 57 300 5.3 1
6 Braxston Banks 54 212 3.9 4 3 15 5.0 0 57 227 4.0 4
7 Tim Brown 34 144 4.2 1 39 846 21.7 3 73 990 13.6 4
8 Terry Andrysiak 27 40 1.5 0 27 40 1.5 0
9 Pernell Taylor 16 46 2.9 0 16 46 2.9 0
10 Steve Belles 11 49 4.5 0 11 49 4.5 0
11 Alonzo Jefferson 11 39 3.5 0 11 39 3.5 0
12 Kent Graham 9 -11 -1.2 0 9 -11 -1.2 0
13 Joe Jarosz 8 37 4.6 0 8 37 4.6 0
14 Linc Coleman 6 20 3.3 0 6 20 3.3 0
15 Pete Graham 3 -21 -7.0 0 3 -21 -7.0 0
16 Bob Satterfield 2 8 4.0 0 2 8 4.0 0
17 Aaron Robb 1 11 11.0 0 2 21 10.5 0 3 32 10.7 0
18 Andy Heck 5 59 11.8 1 5 59 11.8 1
19 Pat Terrell 2 63 31.5 0 2 63 31.5 0
20 Reggie Ward 2 50 25.0 0 2 50 25.0 0
21 Frank Jacobs 2 23 11.5 0 2 23 11.5 0
22 Ray Dumas 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 Corny Southall 3 80 26.7 1
2 Marv Spence 3 18 6.0 0
3 Ned Bolcar 2 25 12.5 0
4 Cedric Figaro 1 11 11.0 0
5 Todd Lyght 1 0 0.0 0
6 Wes Pritchett 1 11 11.0 0
7 Stan Smagala 1 10 10.0 0
8 George Streeter 1 4 4.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Tim Brown 23 456 19.8 0 34 401 11.8 3
2 George Streeter 4 32 8.0 0
3 Anthony Johnson 2 52 26.0 0
4 Braxston Banks 2 32 16.0 0
5 D'Juan Francisco 2 30 15.0 0
6 Stan Smagala 2 24 12.0 0
7 Mark Green 1 17 17.0 0
8 Tony Brooks 1 -2 -2.0 0
9 Ricky Watters 2 23 11.5 0
10 Todd Lyght 1 15 15.0 0
11 Brandy Wells 1 0 0.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Tim Gradel 33 33 100.0 14 18 77.8 75
2 Reggie Ho 1 1 100.0
3 David Neidell 1 1 100.0
4 Vince Phelan 50 2044 40.9
5 Billy Hackett 2 61 30.5