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1977 Pittsburgh Panthers Stats

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Record: 9-2-1, .792 W-L% (22nd of 145) ▪ Rank: 8th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jackie Sherrill (9-2-1)

PS/G: 36.8 (4th of 145) ▪ PA/G: 12.4 (15th of 145)
SRS: 22.30 (5th of 145) ▪ SOS: 7.88 (29th of 145)

Bowl Game: Won Gator Bowl 34-3 versus Clemson

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 11.5 21.0 54.8 187.3 1.8 46.3 206.6 4.5 2.4
Defense 12 10.9 24.3 45.0 130.1 0.3 47.3 140.4 3.0 0.8
Difference +0.6 -3.3 +9.8 +57.2 +1.5 -1.0 +66.2 +1.5 +1.6

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Matt Cavanaugh 110 187 58.8 1844 9.9 10.0 15 6 161.7
2 Rick Trocano 17 39 43.6 317 8.1 3.9 3 5 111.6
3 Wayne Adams 5 16 31.3 71 4.4 -1.2 0 2 43.5
4 Lindsay Delaney 4 6 66.7 87 14.5 21.2 2 0 298.5
5 Jo Jo Heath 1 2 50.0 34 17.0 4.5 1 1 257.8
6 Elliott Walker 1 1 100.0 14 14.0 34.0 1 0 547.6

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Elliott Walker 172 1025 6.0 12 16 242 15.1 3 188 1267 6.7 15
2 Freddy Jacobs 121 672 5.6 3 8 133 16.6 1 129 805 6.2 4
3 Matt Cavanaugh 87 62 0.7 4 87 62 0.7 4
4 Rick Trocano 63 265 4.2 6 63 265 4.2 6
5 Larry Sims 24 125 5.2 2 2 17 8.5 0 26 142 5.5 2
6 Ray Jones 23 67 2.9 2 23 67 2.9 2
7 Jo Jo Heath 13 55 4.2 1 1 7 7.0 0 14 62 4.4 1
8 Artrell Hawkins 11 85 7.7 0 11 85 7.7 0
9 Lindsay Delaney 9 12 1.3 0 9 12 1.3 0
10 Wayne Adams 8 -33 -4.1 0 8 -33 -4.1 0
11 Greg McCray 3 9 3.0 0 3 9 3.0 0
12 Gordon Jones 1 -3 -3.0 0 45 793 17.6 9 46 790 17.2 9
13 Steve Gaustad 31 514 16.6 1 31 514 16.6 1
14 Randy Reutershan 17 311 18.3 2 17 311 18.3 2
15 Willie Taylor 15 308 20.5 4 15 308 20.5 4
16 Benjie Pryor 3 42 14.0 1 3 42 14.0 1

Defense & Fumbles

Stats include bowl game
Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Mike Balzer 3 91 30.3 1
2 Jeff Delaney 2 50 25.0 0
3 Dave DiCiccio 2 25 12.5 0
4 Leroy Felder 2 3 1.5 0
5 Rickey Jackson 2 48 24.0 1
6 J.C. Wilson 2 35 17.5 0
7 Al Chesley 1 19 19.0 0
8 Steve Fedell 1 16 16.0 0
9 Hugh Green 1 0 0.0 0
10 Jeff Pelusi 1 0 0.0 0
11 Carlton Williamson 1 15 15.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Gordon Jones 12 309 25.8 1 22 219 10.0 0
2 Greg McCray 4 85 21.3 0
3 Mike Balzer 4 59 14.8 0
4 Mark Reichard 4 28 7.0 0
5 Jo Jo Heath 1 16 16.0 0 20 220 11.0 1
6 Artrell Hawkins 1 5 5.0 0
7 Willie Marsh 1 0 0.0 0 1 2 2.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Mark Schubert 41 43 95.3 8 10 80.0 65
2 Dave Trout 12 13 92.3 2 8 25.0 18
3 Joe Gasparovic 50 2044 40.9
4 Jackson 1 29 29.0