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1980 Penn State Nittany Lions Stats

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (6th of 138) ▪ Rank: 8th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Paterno (10-2)

PS/G: 26.8 (23rd of 138) ▪ PA/G: 13.2 (18th of 138)
SRS: 19.77 (8th of 138) ▪ SOS: 9.44 (9th of 138)

Bowl Game: Won Fiesta Bowl 31-19 versus Ohio State

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 8.1 17.5 46.2 111.0 0.8 50.0 221.8 4.4 1.8
Defense 12 10.5 22.2 47.4 128.7 0.6 39.0 127.6 3.3 0.7
Difference -2.4 -4.7 -1.2 -17.7 +0.2 +11.0 +94.2 +1.1 +1.1

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Todd Blackledge 76 159 47.8 1037 6.5 3.7 7 13 100.8
2 Jeff Hostetler 18 42 42.9 247 5.9 5.3 1 1 95.4
3 Frank Rocco 1 7 14.3 17 2.4 -4.0 0 1 6.1
4 Joel Coles 1 1 100.0 25 25.0 45.0 1 0 640.0
5 Jon Williams 1 1 100.0 6 6.0 26.0 1 0 480.4

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Curt Warner 196 922 4.7 6 13 92 7.1 0 209 1014 4.9 6
2 Booker Moore 120 707 5.9 4 3 32 10.7 0 123 739 6.0 4
3 Todd Blackledge 77 107 1.4 2 77 107 1.4 2
4 Joel Coles 75 406 5.4 1 3 24 8.0 0 78 430 5.5 1
5 Mike Meade 39 160 4.1 1 2 8 4.0 1 41 168 4.1 2
6 Jeff Hostetler 36 11 0.3 3 36 11 0.3 3
7 Jon Williams 32 176 5.5 2 32 176 5.5 2
8 Frank Rocco 8 53 6.6 1 8 53 6.6 1
9 Kevin Baugh 7 108 15.4 1 13 188 14.5 0 20 296 14.8 1
10 Tom Barr 4 12 3.0 0 4 12 3.0 0
11 Kenny Jackson 4 -5 -1.3 0 21 386 18.4 5 25 381 15.2 5
12 Skeeter Nichols 1 7 7.0 0 1 7 7.0 0
13 Mark Fruehan 1 -3 -3.0 0 1 -3 -3.0 0
14 Brad Scovill 18 277 15.4 2 18 277 15.4 2
15 Tom Wise 6 67 11.2 1 6 67 11.2 1
16 Mike McCloskey 5 78 15.6 0 5 78 15.6 0
17 Vyto Kab 4 70 17.5 1 4 70 17.5 1
18 Terry Rakowsky 3 48 16.0 0 3 48 16.0 0
19 Micky Urquhart 3 34 11.3 0 3 34 11.3 0
20 Gregg Garrity 3 28 9.3 0 3 28 9.3 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Paul Lankford 4 33 8.3 0
2 Giuseppe Harris 3 15 5.0 0
3 Pete Harris 3 28 9.3 0
4 Gene Gladys 2 -8 -4.0 0
5 Ed Pryts 2 4 2.0 0
6 Greg Jones 1 0 0.0 0
7 Chet Parlavecchio 1 37 37.0 0
8 Ray Weatherspoon 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Curt Warner 10 350 35.0 2
2 Kevin Baugh 7 132 18.9 0 5 88 17.6 1
3 Jon Williams 2 55 27.5 0 15 91 6.1 0
4 Kenny Jackson 1 23 23.0 0 13 80 6.2 0
5 Mike Meade 1 18 18.0 0
6 Joel Coles 1 8 8.0 0
7 Terry Rakowsky 8 68 8.5 0
8 Pete Harris 1 1 1.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Herb Menhardt 26 26 100.0 15 21 71.4 71
2 Brian Franco 5 5 100.0 2 2 100.0 11
3 Ralph Giacomarro 52 2252 43.3
4 Kevin Baugh 1 54 54.0