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1989 Penn State Nittany Lions Stats

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Record: 8-3-1, .708 W-L% (21st of 106) ▪ Rank: 15th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Paterno (8-3-1)

PS/G: 21.6 (64th of 106) ▪ PA/G: 14.1 (7th of 106)
SRS: 11.41 (19th of 106) ▪ SOS: 4.83 (20th of 106)

Bowl Game: Won Holiday Bowl 50-39 versus Brigham Young

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 8.3 19.1 43.7 108.8 0.8 44.6 196.1 4.4 0.9
Defense 12 15.6 27.1 57.5 173.4 0.5 37.2 127.8 3.4 0.6
Difference -7.3 -8.0 -13.8 -64.6 +0.3 +7.4 +68.3 +1.0 +0.3

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Tony Sacca 56 137 40.9 694 5.1 4.3 6 5 90.6
2 Tom Bill 43 88 48.9 605 6.9 6.5 3 2 113.3
3 Blair Thomas 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0 1 -100.0
4 Matt Nardolillo 1 1 100.0 6 6.0 6.0 0 0 150.4
5 O.J. McDuffie 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 Blair Thomas 264 1341 5.1 5 18 118 6.6 0 282 1459 5.2 5
2 Gerry Collins 62 293 4.7 1 2 5 2.5 0 64 298 4.7 1
3 Leroy Thompson 54 184 3.4 1 9 106 11.8 0 63 290 4.6 1
4 Tony Sacca 50 67 1.3 1 50 67 1.3 1
5 John Gerak 31 108 3.5 1 3 20 6.7 0 34 128 3.8 1
6 Tom Bill 28 111 4.0 0 28 111 4.0 0
7 O.J. McDuffie 17 88 5.2 0 11 164 14.9 1 28 252 9.0 1
8 Richie Anderson 16 77 4.8 1 16 77 4.8 1
9 Brian O'Neal 7 32 4.6 1 7 32 4.6 1
10 David Daniels 4 28 7.0 0 22 362 16.5 4 26 390 15.0 4
11 Andre Collins 1 28 28.0 0 1 28 28.0 0
12 Matt Nardolillo 1 -4 -4.0 0 1 -4 -4.0 0
13 David Jakob 17 194 11.4 2 17 194 11.4 2
14 Terry Smith 16 298 18.6 2 16 298 18.6 2
15 Rich Rosa 1 22 22.0 0 1 22 22.0 0
16 Todd Young 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 Sherrod Rainge 6 97 16.2 0
2 Hernon Henderson 4 30 7.5 0
3 Brian Chizmar 1 37 37.0 0
4 Mark D'Onofrio 1 6 6.0 0
5 Jim Deter 1 -3 -3.0 0
6 Greg Fusetti 1 0 0.0 0
7 Darren Perry 1 43 43.0 0
8 Rich Schonewolf 1 4 4.0 0
9 Willie Thomas 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Bobby Samuels 10 197 19.7 0
2 Richie Anderson 7 156 22.3 0
3 Gary Brown 4 78 19.5 0
4 Bob Daman 3 55 18.3 0
5 Jeff Anderson 2 34 17.0 0
6 O.J. McDuffie 2 0 0.0 0 19 278 14.6 1
7 David Jakob 1 13 13.0 0
8 Eric Ravotti 1 1 1.0 0
9 Blair Thomas 10 76 7.6 0
10 Gerry Collins 3 38 12.7 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Ray Tarasi 20 22 90.9 19 23 82.6 77
2 Doug Helkowski 57 2175 38.2