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1976 Pittsburgh Panthers Stats

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Record: 12-0, 1.000 W-L% (1st of 137) ▪ Rank: 1st in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Johnny Majors (12-0)

PS/G: 31.8 (7th of 137) ▪ PA/G: 11.1 (7th of 137)
SRS: 23.06 (2nd of 137) ▪ SOS: 4.97 (56th of 137)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 27-3 versus Georgia

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 7.2 13.7 52.4 113.6 0.9 57.3 290.5 5.1 2.8
Defense 12 7.1 21.1 33.6 110.2 0.7 44.6 114.8 2.6 0.7
Difference +0.1 -7.4 +18.8 +3.4 +0.2 +12.7 +175.7 +2.5 +2.1

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Matt Cavanaugh 65 110 59.1 1046 9.5 9.9 9 3 160.5
2 Thomas Yewcic 14 34 41.2 218 6.4 4.9 2 2 102.7
3 Robert Haygood 5 15 33.3 83 5.5 5.5 0 0 79.8
4 Larry Swider 1 2 50.0 5 2.5 2.5 0 0 71.0
5 Dave Migliore 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
6 Bob Hutton 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 Tony Dorsett 370 2150 5.8 22 8 67 8.4 1 378 2217 5.9 23
2 Matt Cavanaugh 98 366 3.7 5 98 366 3.7 5
3 Elliott Walker 85 389 4.6 3 2 40 20.0 0 87 429 4.9 3
4 Bob Hutton 55 182 3.3 0 2 8 4.0 0 57 190 3.3 0
5 Thomas Yewcic 45 116 2.6 0 45 116 2.6 0
6 Tom Sindewald 22 107 4.9 0 22 107 4.9 0
7 Robert Haygood 18 27 1.5 2 18 27 1.5 2
8 Jackson 17 67 3.9 0 17 67 3.9 0
9 Larry Sims 11 35 3.2 0 11 35 3.2 0
10 Leverga Walker 5 26 5.2 0 5 26 5.2 0
11 Bob Hightower 4 9 2.3 0 4 9 2.3 0
12 Gordon Jones 2 10 5.0 0 21 386 18.4 5 23 396 17.2 5
13 Willie Taylor 2 8 4.0 1 18 320 17.8 3 20 328 16.4 4
14 Freddy Jacobs 1 5 5.0 0 1 5 5.0 0
15 Jo Jo Heath 1 3 3.0 0 1 3 3.0 0
16 Dave Migliore 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0 0
17 Jim Corbett 34 538 15.8 2 34 538 15.8 2
18 Randy Reutershan 1 4 4.0 0 1 4 4.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Bob Jury 10 95 9.5 0
2 Jeff Delaney 7 23 3.3 0
3 Leroy Felder 6 55 9.2 0
4 J.C. Wilson 2 12 6.0 0
5 Jim Cramer 1 0 0.0 0
6 Cecil Johnson 1 0 0.0 0
7 Arnie Weatherington 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Willie Taylor 14 227 16.2 0 13 34 2.6
2 Gordon Jones 4 50 12.5 0 18 67 3.7
3 Bob Hutton 4 27 6.8 0
4 Tom Sindewald 3 34 11.3 0
5 Larry Sims 2 34 17.0 0
6 Robert Haygood 2 12 6.0 0
7 J.C. Wilson 3 12 4.0
8 Cecil Johnson 1 5 5.0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Carson Long 45 45 100.0 18 26 69.2 99
2 Larry Swider 63 2785 44.2