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1976 Penn State Nittany Lions Stats

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Record: 7-5, .583 W-L% (53rd of 137)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Paterno (7-5)

PS/G: 20.1 (69th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 14.4 (30th of 137)
SRS: 12.16 (21st of 137) ▪ SOS: 7.08 (36th of 137)

Bowl Game: Lost Gator Bowl 20-9 versus Notre Dame

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 9.7 19.8 48.9 134.2 0.9 46.5 179.3 3.9 1.5
Defense 12 9.3 20.8 44.6 131.7 0.6 46.0 166.5 3.6 1.0
Difference +0.4 -1.0 +4.3 +2.5 +0.3 +0.5 +12.8 +0.3 +0.5

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Chuck Fusina 88 167 52.7 1260 7.5 6.2 11 10 125.8
2 John Andress 26 61 42.6 330 5.4 2.5 0 4 75.0
3 Doug Hostetler 2 6 33.3 20 3.3 -4.2 0 1 28.0
4 Matt Suhey 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
5 Rich Milot 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
6 Tom Donovan 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Matt Suhey 125 487 3.9 5 4 17 4.3 0 129 504 3.9 5
2 Steve Geise 116 560 4.8 3 10 38 3.8 1 126 598 4.7 4
3 Mike Guman 95 470 4.9 6 11 127 11.5 2 106 597 5.6 8
4 Bob Torrey 68 302 4.4 0 8 93 11.6 1 76 395 5.2 1
5 Rich Milot 41 162 4.0 0 7 54 7.7 0 48 216 4.5 0
6 Chuck Fusina 31 -88 -2.8 3 31 -88 -2.8 3
7 Anthony Alguero 22 84 3.8 0 1 8 8.0 0 23 92 4.0 0
8 Dave Stutts 17 46 2.7 0 4 22 5.5 0 21 68 3.2 0
9 Larry Suhey 10 34 3.4 1 1 -1 -1.0 0 11 33 3.0 1
10 Kevin Thrower 10 24 2.4 0 1 0 0.0 0 11 24 2.2 0
11 John Andress 8 2 0.3 0 8 2 0.3 0
12 Scott Fitzkee 5 46 9.2 0 8 215 26.9 1 13 261 20.1 1
13 Doug Hostetler 4 7 1.8 0 4 7 1.8 0
14 Jimmy Cefalo 2 14 7.0 0 14 295 21.1 1 16 309 19.3 1
15 Mike Cappelletti 2 3 1.5 0 2 3 1.5 0
16 Ed Guthrie 1 5 5.0 0 1 5 5.0 0
17 Tom Donovan 1 -7 -7.0 0 13 258 19.8 2 14 251 17.9 2
18 Mickey Shuler 21 281 13.4 3 21 281 13.4 3
19 Rich Mauti 11 175 15.9 0 11 175 15.9 0
20 Andy Onkotz 2 28 14.0 0 2 28 14.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Bill Crummy 3 52 17.3 0
2 Matt Millen 3 27 9.0 0
3 Joe Diange 2 27 13.5 0
4 Neil Hutton 2 0 0.0 0
5 Gary Petercuskie 2 0 0.0 0
6 Bruce Clark 1 2 2.0 0
7 Joe Diminick 1 2 2.0 0
8 Rick Donaldson 1 0 0.0 0
9 Ron Hostetler 1 42 42.0 0
10 Bernard Robinson 1 4 4.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Rich Mauti 13 217 16.7 0 17 208 12.2 0
2 Scott Fitzkee 7 111 15.9 0
3 Neil Hutton 3 66 22.0 0 4 43 10.8 0
4 Mike Guman 2 40 20.0 0 2 4 2.0 0
5 Gary Petercuskie 1 3 3.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Tony Capozzoli 19 19 100.0 8 12 66.7 43
2 Matt Bahr 4 5 80.0 3 10 30.0 13
3 Herb Menhardt 0 1 0.0
4 Scott Fitzkee 59 2087 35.4
5 Dan Leri 3 92 30.7