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1978 Purdue Boilermakers Stats

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Record: 9-2-1, .792 W-L% (11th of 138) ▪ Rank: 13th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 6-1-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Young (9-2-1)

PS/G: 21.8 (59th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 10.8 (5th of 138)
SRS: 13.08 (21st of 138) ▪ SOS: 3.25 (63rd of 138)

Bowl Game: Won Peach Bowl 41-21 versus Georgia Tech

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 13.8 25.8 53.7 171.4 1.3 51.8 175.6 3.4 1.2
Defense 12 11.1 22.5 49.3 130.9 0.8 45.6 127.6 2.8 0.6
Difference +2.7 +3.3 +4.4 +40.5 +0.5 +6.2 +48.0 +0.6 +0.6

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Mark Herrmann 152 274 55.5 1904 6.9 6.0 14 12 121.9
2 Chuck Oliver 14 34 41.2 153 4.5 5.7 2 0 98.4
3 Russell Pope 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 John Macon 225 913 4.1 4 20 162 8.1 0 245 1075 4.4 4
2 Russell Pope 164 673 4.1 5 35 292 8.3 1 199 965 4.8 6
3 Mike Augustyniak 52 308 5.9 0 6 36 6.0 0 58 344 5.9 0
4 Wally Jones 42 164 3.9 3 42 164 3.9 3
5 Mark Herrmann 35 -80 -2.3 1 35 -80 -2.3 1
6 Chuck Oliver 23 -31 -1.3 0 23 -31 -1.3 0
7 Ben McCall 22 58 2.6 1 1 35 35.0 1 23 93 4.0 2
8 Robert Williams 19 31 1.6 0 1 11 11.0 0 20 42 2.1 0
9 Dwight Robinson 13 45 3.5 0 13 45 3.5 0
10 Steve Barr 4 2 0.5 0 4 2 0.5 0
11 Frank Doria 3 22 7.3 0 3 22 7.3 0
12 Robert Pruitt 3 11 3.7 0 3 11 3.7 0
13 Ron Keith 3 7 2.3 0 3 7 2.3 0
14 Jim Meyer 3 4 1.3 0 3 4 1.3 0
15 Don McAfee 3 4 1.3 0 3 4 1.3 0
16 Mike Harris 2 2 1.0 0 34 495 14.6 4 36 497 13.8 4
17 Labraunt Harris 2 -2 -1.0 0 2 -2 -1.0 0
18 Willie Harris 1 9 9.0 0 1 9 9.0 0
19 Ray Smith 1 -11 -11.0 0 6 108 18.0 2 7 97 13.9 2
20 Bart Burrell 31 467 15.1 4 31 467 15.1 4
21 Dave Young 27 400 14.8 3 27 400 14.8 3
22 Neil Luckianow 2 25 12.5 0 2 25 12.5 0
23 Tim Eubank 2 12 6.0 1 2 12 6.0 1
24 Tony Gallivan 1 14 14.0 0 1 14 14.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Wayne Smith 3 68 22.7 0
2 Rock Supan 3 2 0.7 0
3 Mike Marks 2 15 7.5 0
4 Rick Moss 2 7 3.5 0
5 Mark Johanson 1 8 8.0 0
6 Tom Kingsbury 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Rick Moss 12 308 25.7 0
2 Jeff Speedy 3 46 15.3 0
3 Ben McCall 1 14 14.0 0
4 Mike Augustyniak 1 10 10.0 0
5 Russell Pope 1 6 6.0 0 17 61 3.6 0
6 Neil Luckianow 1 1 1.0 0
7 Tony Gallivan 10 42 4.2 0
8 Tom Kingsbury 1 7 7.0 0
9 Wayne Smith 1 1 1.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Scott Sovereen 28 29 96.6 15 23 65.2 73
2 Dave Eagin 49 1823 37.2
3 Joe Linville 23 837 36.4