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1977 Ohio State Buckeyes Stats

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (26th of 145) ▪ Rank: 11th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Woody Hayes (9-3)

PS/G: 28.6 (22nd of 145) ▪ PA/G: 10.0 (4th of 145)
SRS: 19.94 (8th of 145) ▪ SOS: 6.94 (43rd of 145)

Bowl Game: Lost Sugar Bowl 35-6 versus Alabama

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 6.1 10.1 60.3 93.4 0.5 64.1 307.8 4.8 3.3
Defense 12 8.1 17.4 46.4 101.1 0.3 47.0 142.9 3.0 0.9
Difference -2.0 -7.3 +13.9 -7.7 +0.2 +17.1 +164.9 +1.8 +2.4

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Rod Gerald 67 114 58.8 1016 8.9 5.3 4 11 125.9
2 Greg Castignola 5 6 83.3 83 13.8 20.5 2 0 309.5
3 Mike Strahine 1 1 100.0 22 22.0 22.0 0 0 284.8

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Ron Springs 200 1166 5.8 7 16 90 5.6 0 216 1256 5.8 7
2 Rod Gerald 124 446 3.6 7 124 446 3.6 7
3 Jeff Logan 107 606 5.7 3 1 8 8.0 0 108 614 5.7 3
4 Paul Campbell 103 457 4.4 5 7 91 13.0 0 110 548 5.0 5
5 Joel Payton 84 349 4.2 13 1 12 12.0 0 85 361 4.2 13
6 Ricardo Volley 51 248 4.9 2 1 -1 -1.0 0 52 247 4.8 2
7 Ricky Johnson 29 169 5.8 1 29 169 5.8 1
8 Ray Griffin 21 74 3.5 0 1 13 13.0 0 22 87 4.0 0
9 Greg Castignola 15 38 2.5 0 15 38 2.5 0
10 Mike Schneider 9 29 3.2 0 9 29 3.2 0
11 Jim Harrell 7 35 5.0 1 14 348 24.9 3 21 383 18.2 4
12 Mike Strahine 7 21 3.0 0 7 21 3.0 0
13 Calvin Murray 6 23 3.8 0 6 23 3.8 0
14 Doug Donley 2 16 8.0 0 2 55 27.5 1 4 71 17.8 1
15 Felix Lee 2 13 6.5 0 2 13 6.5 0
16 Herman Jones 1 11 11.0 0 8 183 22.9 1 9 194 21.6 1
17 Bill Jaco 10 109 10.9 0 10 109 10.9 0
18 Jimmy Moore 5 96 19.2 1 5 96 19.2 1
19 Chuck Hunter 4 65 16.3 0 4 65 16.3 0
20 Greg Storer 3 52 17.3 0 3 52 17.3 0

Defense & Fumbles

Stats include bowl game
Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Mike Guess 6 107 17.8 1
2 Kelton Dansler 4 14 3.5 0
3 Tom Roche 3 14 4.7 0
4 David Adkins 1 0 0.0 0
5 Joseph Allegro 1 5 5.0 0
6 Todd Bell 1 -4 -4.0 0
7 Leonard Mills 1 15 15.0 0
8 Alvin Washington 1 29 29.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Ray Griffin 9 205 22.8 0 11 28 2.5 0
2 Jim Harrell 5 113 22.6 0
3 Ron Springs 5 76 15.2 0
4 Doug Donley 2 34 17.0 0
5 Paul Campbell 1 7 7.0 0
6 Mike Guess 12 122 10.2 0
7 Joseph Allegro 2 5 2.5 0
8 Leonard Mills 1 19 19.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Vlade Janakievski 44 44 100.0 7 16 43.8 65
2 Dave McKee 29 1022 35.2
3 Tom Orosz 7 271 38.7