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1978 Oklahoma Sooners Stats

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (2nd of 138) ▪ Rank: 3rd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Barry Switzer (11-1)

PS/G: 39.2 (1st of 138) ▪ PA/G: 14.6 (22nd of 138)
SRS: 24.82 (3rd of 138) ▪ SOS: 8.32 (22nd of 138)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 31-24 versus Nebraska

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 2.9 7.9 36.8 56.6 0.7 60.1 392.4 6.5 4.2
Defense 12 9.7 22.7 42.6 98.7 0.5 48.3 161.8 3.4 1.1
Difference -6.8 -14.8 -5.8 -42.1 +0.2 +11.8 +230.6 +3.1 +3.1

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Thomas Lott 21 55 38.2 440 8.0 6.9 6 4 126.8
2 J.C. Watts 13 38 34.2 227 6.0 2.3 2 4 80.7
3 Kelly Phelps 1 1 100.0 12 12.0 12.0 0 0 200.8
4 Jimmy Rogers 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 Billy Sims 231 1762 7.6 20 1 35 35.0 0 232 1797 7.7 20
2 Thomas Lott 111 577 5.2 9 111 577 5.2 9
3 Kenny King 99 779 7.9 3 99 779 7.9 3
4 David Overstreet 63 408 6.5 2 63 408 6.5 2
5 J.C. Watts 42 204 4.9 6 42 204 4.9 6
6 Barry Joyner 38 160 4.2 1 38 160 4.2 1
7 Jimmy Rogers 31 258 8.3 5 31 258 8.3 5
8 Vickey Anderson 23 102 4.4 0 23 102 4.4 0
9 Randy Jones 16 87 5.4 1 16 87 5.4 1
10 Kelly Phelps 14 110 7.9 1 14 110 7.9 1
11 Freddie Nixon 13 107 8.2 1 5 109 21.8 1 18 216 12.0 2
12 Willie Wright 12 67 5.6 1 12 67 5.6 1
13 Rod Pegues 12 63 5.3 0 12 63 5.3 0
14 Jay McKim 10 62 6.2 1 10 62 6.2 1
15 Uwe von Schamann 2 -24 -12.0 0 2 -24 -12.0 0
16 John Sullivan 1 4 4.0 0 1 4 4.0 0
17 Chris Bockleman 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 1.0 0
18 Bobby Kimball 12 198 16.5 2 12 198 16.5 2
19 Steve Rhodes 9 211 23.4 1 9 211 23.4 1
20 Victor Hicks 5 93 18.6 3 5 93 18.6 3
21 Forrest Valora 1 20 20.0 1 1 20 20.0 1
22 Bobby Grayson 1 12 12.0 0 1 12 12.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Darrol Ray 7 99 14.1 0
2 George Cumby 5 82 16.4 1
3 Mike Babb 3 31 10.3 0
4 Jay Jimerson 3 4 1.3 0
5 Sherwood Taylor 2 0 0.0 0
6 Basil Banks 1 0 0.0 0
7 Russell Griffis 1 27 27.0 0
8 Daryl Hunt 1 5 5.0 0
9 Reggie Mathis 1 17 17.0 0
10 Tobin Rhodes 1 0 0.0 0
11 Greg Sellmyer 1 4 4.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Kelly Phelps 6 90 15.0 0
2 Freddie Nixon 3 70 23.3 0 24 243 10.1 0
3 Jimmy Rogers 3 42 14.0 0
4 Rod Pegues 1 34 34.0 0
5 Willie Wright 3 19 6.3 0
6 Basil Banks 1 6 6.0 0
7 Darrol Ray 1 0 0.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Uwe von Schamann 59 59 100.0 7 11 63.6 80 10 389 38.9
2 Darrol Ray 28 1091 39.0