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1997 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Stats

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Record: 7-6, .538 W-L% (54th of 112)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bob Davie (7-6)

PS/G: 21.7 (75th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 20.4 (31st of 112)
SRS: 6.62 (35th of 112) ▪ SOS: 5.31 (23rd of 112)

Bowl Game: Lost Independence Bowl 27-9 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 13 14.6 24.4 59.9 171.1 0.8 39.0 161.5 4.1 1.7
Defense 13 14.9 26.0 57.4 166.5 0.4 38.0 170.5 4.5 1.7
Difference -0.3 -1.6 +2.5 +4.6 +0.4 +1.0 -9.0 -0.4 0.0

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Ron Powlus 182 298 61.1 2078 7.0 6.5 9 7 124.9
2 Jarious Jackson 8 17 47.1 146 8.6 7.1 1 1 126.8
3 Hunter Smith 0 2 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 Autry Denson 264 1268 4.8 12 30 175 5.8 1 294 1443 4.9 13
2 Clement Stokes 75 344 4.6 3 2 9 4.5 0 77 353 4.6 3
3 Ron Powlus 46 -49 -1.1 0 46 -49 -1.1 0
4 Ken Barry 35 186 5.3 0 10 97 9.7 0 45 283 6.3 0
5 Tony Driver 35 125 3.6 3 1 2 2.0 0 36 127 3.5 3
6 Jamie Spencer 24 105 4.4 1 7 30 4.3 0 31 135 4.4 1
7 Joey Goodspeed 18 81 4.5 0 3 12 4.0 0 21 93 4.4 0
8 Jarious Jackson 8 36 4.5 3 8 36 4.5 3
9 Allen Rossum 1 4 4.0 0 1 4 4.0 0
10 Joey Getherall 1 -1 -1.0 0 9 103 11.4 0 10 102 10.2 0
11 Bobby Brown 45 543 12.1 6 45 543 12.1 6
12 Malcolm Johnson 42 596 14.2 2 42 596 14.2 2
13 Raki Nelson 23 341 14.8 0 23 341 14.8 0
14 Jabari Holloway 8 144 18.0 1 8 144 18.0 1
15 Dan O'Leary 6 81 13.5 0 6 81 13.5 0
16 Jay Johnson 3 76 25.3 0 3 76 25.3 0
17 Mike Denvir 1 15 15.0 0 1 15 15.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Benny Guilbeaux 4 76 19.0 0
2 Kory Minor 3 50 16.7 0
3 Ivory Covington 2 17 8.5 0
4 A'Jani Sanders 2 26 13.0 0
5 Ty Goode 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Allen Rossum 20 570 28.5 2 12 83 6.9 0
2 Tony Driver 11 214 19.5 0
3 Deveron Harper 6 84 14.0 0
4 Autry Denson 5 93 18.6 0 7 68 9.7 0
5 A'Jani Sanders 3 39 13.0 0
6 Jarious Jackson 1 40 40.0 1
7 Bobby Brown 1 5 5.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Jim Sanson 15 16 93.8 5 10 50.0 30
2 Scott Cengia 16 17 94.1 3 5 60.0 25
3 Hunter Smith 50 2132 42.6