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1979 Pittsburgh Panthers Stats

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (4th of 140) ▪ Rank: 7th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jackie Sherrill (11-1)

PS/G: 24.2 (33rd of 140) ▪ PA/G: 9.7 (5th of 140)
SRS: 18.27 (9th of 140) ▪ SOS: 5.35 (51st of 140)

Bowl Game: Won Fiesta Bowl 16-10 versus Arizona

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 17.3 29.8 58.0 214.6 1.3 45.3 146.3 3.2 1.5
Defense 12 9.6 22.4 42.8 114.1 0.3 44.7 105.3 2.4 0.7
Difference +7.7 +7.4 +15.2 +100.5 +1.0 +0.6 +41.0 +0.8 +0.8

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Dan Marino 130 222 58.6 1680 7.6 6.6 10 9 128.9
2 Rick Trocano 74 128 57.8 853 6.7 4.1 4 9 110.0
3 Scott Jenner 2 4 50.0 9 2.3 2.3 0 0 68.9
4 Freddy Jacobs 1 2 50.0 33 16.5 26.5 1 0 353.6
5 Rooster Jones 0 1 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 Randy McMillan 184 802 4.4 9 14 184 13.1 1 198 986 5.0 10
2 Rooster Jones 105 407 3.9 6 20 122 6.1 0 125 529 4.2 6
3 Freddy Jacobs 90 316 3.5 1 22 176 8.0 1 112 492 4.4 2
4 Artrell Hawkins 52 189 3.6 1 14 139 9.9 0 66 328 5.0 1
5 Rick Trocano 39 -11 -0.3 0 39 -11 -0.3 0
6 Dan Marino 35 -85 -2.4 1 35 -85 -2.4 1
7 Wayne DiBartola 28 153 5.5 0 4 55 13.8 1 32 208 6.5 1
8 Scott Jenner 2 -15 -7.5 0 2 -15 -7.5 0
9 Clifford Moore 1 2 2.0 0 6 103 17.2 0 7 105 15.0 0
10 Benjie Pryor 1 -4 -4.0 0 45 588 13.1 3 46 584 12.7 3
11 Kenny Bowles 1 -8 -8.0 0 20 369 18.5 2 21 361 17.2 2
12 Ralph Still 43 580 13.5 7 43 580 13.5 7
13 Mike Dombrowski 12 159 13.3 0 12 159 13.3 0
14 Julius Dawkins 7 100 14.3 0 7 100 14.3 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 Terry White 5 37 7.4 0
2 Jo Jo Heath 4 64 16.0 0
3 Carlton Williamson 3 28 9.3 0
4 Jeff Pelusi 2 17 8.5 0
5 Lynn Thomas 2 8 4.0 0
6 Jerry Boyarsky 1 20 20.0 0
7 Steve Fedell 1 13 13.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Jo Jo Heath 8 178 22.3 0 38 213 5.6 0
2 Terry White 4 62 15.5 0 5 100 20.0 1
3 Artrell Hawkins 3 62 20.7 0
4 Barry Compton 3 57 19.0 0
5 Rickey Jackson 2 49 24.5 0 1 8 8.0 0
6 Rooster Jones 1 18 18.0 0
7 Don Smith 1 12 12.0 0
8 Glenn Meyer 1 12 12.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Mark Schubert 29 31 93.5 14 19 73.7 71
2 Dave Trout 54 1889 35.0
3 Dan Marino 6 147 24.5