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1983 Penn State Nittany Lions Stats

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Record: 8-4-1, .654 W-L% (36th of 112)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Paterno (8-4-1)

PS/G: 24.6 (37th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 24.0 (75th of 112)
SRS: 9.81 (29th of 112) ▪ SOS: 7.35 (11th of 112)

Bowl Game: Won Aloha Bowl 13-10 versus Washington

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 13 11.5 24.1 47.9 169.8 1.5 39.8 172.5 4.3 1.2
Defense 13 15.5 26.3 59.1 233.8 1.4 42.0 165.2 3.9 1.5
Difference -4.0 -2.2 -11.2 -64.0 +0.1 -2.2 +7.3 +0.4 -0.3

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Doug Strang 134 259 51.7 1944 7.5 7.8 19 7 133.6
2 Dan Lonergan 11 35 31.4 205 5.9 3.9 1 2 78.6
3 John Shaffer 5 19 26.3 59 3.1 -4.0 0 3 20.8

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 D.J. Dozier 174 1002 5.8 7 19 189 9.9 1 193 1191 6.2 8
2 Jon Williams 115 590 5.1 1 16 192 12.0 2 131 782 6.0 3
3 Tony Mumford 74 331 4.5 1 3 17 5.7 0 77 348 4.5 1
4 Doug Strang 60 -32 -0.5 5 60 -32 -0.5 5
5 Skeeter Nichols 44 178 4.0 1 9 103 11.4 0 53 281 5.3 1
6 Sid Lewis 17 17 1.0 0 2 48 24.0 1 19 65 3.4 1
7 Steve Smith 14 65 4.6 0 14 65 4.6 0
8 Kenny Jackson 7 78 11.1 1 28 483 17.3 7 35 561 16.0 8
9 John Shaffer 4 -9 -2.3 0 4 -9 -2.3 0
10 Dan Lonergan 3 5 1.7 0 3 5 1.7 0
11 Kevin Baugh 2 7 3.5 0 36 547 15.2 5 38 554 14.6 5
12 Bill Emerson 2 4 2.0 0 2 4 2.0 0
13 Tim Manoa 1 6 6.0 0 1 6 6.0 0
14 Dean DiMidio 19 355 18.7 3 19 355 18.7 3
15 Kirk Bowman 6 80 13.3 0 6 80 13.3 0
16 Tim Robinson 4 88 22.0 0 4 88 22.0 0
17 George Alpert 4 60 15.0 0 4 60 15.0 0
18 Brian Siverling 3 30 10.0 1 3 30 10.0 1
19 Rocky Washington 1 16 16.0 0 1 16 16.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Michael Zordich 3 19 6.3 0
2 Scott Radecic 2 8 4.0 0
3 Mark Robinson 2 6 3.0 0
4 Shane Conlan 1 0 0.0 0
5 Mark Fruehan 1 5 5.0 0
6 Greg Gattuso 1 0 0.0 0
7 Darrell Giles 1 0 0.0 0
8 Harry Hamilton 1 5 5.0 0
9 Bob White 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Kevin Baugh 26 503 19.3 0 18 167 9.3 1
2 Skeeter Nichols 5 85 17.0 0
3 Sid Lewis 4 66 16.5 0
4 Kenny Jackson 2 22 11.0 0 7 59 8.4 0
5 Ray Isom 1 16 16.0 0
6 Jon Williams 1 13 13.0 0
7 Rocky Washington 1 8 8.0 0
8 Harry Hamilton 1 5 5.0 0
9 Mark Robinson 7 98 14.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Nick Gancitano 34 36 94.4 17 21 81.0 85
2 George Reynolds 68 2899 42.6