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1978 Pittsburgh Panthers Stats

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (33rd of 138)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jackie Sherrill (8-4)

PS/G: 21.9 (55th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 15.6 (29th of 138)
SRS: 9.68 (31st of 138) ▪ SOS: 4.09 (56th of 138)

Bowl Game: Lost Tangerine Bowl 30-17 versus North Carolina State

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 13.1 27.6 47.4 158.1 0.5 48.7 165.7 3.4 2.2
Defense 12 10.0 19.8 50.6 130.7 0.9 49.6 120.8 2.4 0.8
Difference +3.1 +7.8 -3.2 +27.4 -0.4 -0.9 +44.9 +1.0 +1.4

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Rick Trocano 138 283 48.8 1648 5.8 4.0 5 14 93.6
2 Lindsay Delaney 18 42 42.9 264 6.3 2.5 1 4 84.5
3 Larry Sims 0 4 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Rick Trocano 175 268 1.5 7 175 268 1.5 7
2 Freddy Jacobs 152 634 4.2 9 14 108 7.7 0 166 742 4.5 9
3 Rooster Jones 150 617 4.1 5 14 129 9.2 0 164 746 4.5 5
4 Larry Sims 72 323 4.5 4 13 121 9.3 0 85 444 5.2 4
5 Lindsay Delaney 21 -13 -0.6 0 21 -13 -0.6 0
6 Russell Carter 11 36 3.3 2 11 36 3.3 2
7 Barry Compton 9 51 5.7 0 1 6 6.0 0 10 57 5.7 0
8 Gordon Jones 2 29 14.5 0 45 666 14.8 3 47 695 14.8 3
9 Willie Collier 1 -2 -2.0 0 8 165 20.6 1 9 163 18.1 1
10 Ralph Still 1 -17 -17.0 0 13 149 11.5 1 14 132 9.4 1
11 Steve Gaustad 35 437 12.5 1 35 437 12.5 1
12 Benjie Pryor 6 63 10.5 0 6 63 10.5 0
13 Clifford Moore 4 33 8.3 0 4 33 8.3 0

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 4 19 4.8 0
2 Jeff Delaney 4 13 3.3 0
3 Al Chesley 3 31 10.3 0
4 Jo Jo Heath 3 90 30.0 0
5 Willie Marsh 3 15 5.0 0
6 Dave DiCiccio 2 5 2.5 0
7 Jeff Pelusi 2 0 0.0 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 17 273 16.1 0 5 24 4.8 0
2 Jo Jo Heath 3 51 17.0 0 35 201 5.7 0
3 Carlton Williamson 1 47 47.0 0
4 Willie Marsh 1 18 18.0 0 1 0 0.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Mark Schubert 23 24 95.8 8 11 72.7 47
2 Dave Trout 3 4 75.0 2 4 50.0 9 1 23 23.0
3 Joe Gasparovic 71 2658 37.4