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1980 Purdue Boilermakers Stats

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (19th of 138) ▪ Rank: 17th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Young (9-3)

PS/G: 27.3 (18th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 19.4 (64th of 138)
SRS: 12.64 (23rd of 138) ▪ SOS: 5.55 (53rd of 138)

Bowl Game: Won Liberty Bowl 28-25 versus Missouri

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 22.1 33.6 65.8 292.1 2.0 42.6 147.0 3.5 1.3
Defense 12 15.6 31.0 50.3 197.4 1.2 41.5 150.2 3.6 1.1
Difference +6.5 +2.6 +15.5 +94.7 +0.8 +1.1 -3.2 -0.1 +0.2

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Mark Herrmann 242 368 65.8 3212 8.7 7.9 23 17 150.5
2 Scott Campbell 23 35 65.7 293 8.4 8.9 1 0 145.5

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Jimmy Smith 139 657 4.7 7 21 150 7.1 2 160 807 5.0 9
2 John Macon 116 450 3.9 0 10 110 11.0 0 126 560 4.4 0
3 Ben McCall 113 507 4.5 4 26 187 7.2 0 139 694 5.0 4
4 Wally Jones 52 204 3.9 3 13 94 7.2 1 65 298 4.6 4
5 Mark Herrmann 33 -186 -5.6 0 33 -186 -5.6 0
6 Jim Owen 23 106 4.6 1 2 27 13.5 0 25 133 5.3 1
7 Scott Campbell 14 -36 -2.6 0 14 -36 -2.6 0
8 Robert Pruitt 12 51 4.3 0 2 15 7.5 0 14 66 4.7 0
9 Jim Meyer 3 3 1.0 0 3 3 1.0 0
10 David Booker 2 9 4.5 0 2 9 4.5 0
11 Bob Nommensen 2 -2 -1.0 0 2 -2 -1.0 0
12 Steve Bryant 1 1 1.0 0 50 892 17.8 4 51 893 17.5 4
13 Willie Ray 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0 0
14 Dave Young 70 959 13.7 9 70 959 13.7 9
15 Bart Burrell 66 1001 15.2 8 66 1001 15.2 8
16 Scott Craig 3 33 11.0 0 3 33 11.0 0
17 Mike Fuetterer 1 25 25.0 0 1 25 25.0 0
18 Emil Lovely 1 12 12.0 0 1 12 12.0 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 Robert Williams 5 45 9.0 0
2 James Looney 4 37 9.3 0
3 Bill Kay 3 104 34.7 1
4 Mike Marks 2 0 0.0 0
5 Tom Kingsbury 1 36 36.0 0
6 Bob Lashley 1 9 9.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Jimmy Smith 14 269 19.2 0
2 Steve Bryant 5 99 19.8 0
3 Marion Isom 3 66 22.0 0
4 Scott Craig 3 44 14.7 0 27 122 4.5 0
5 Mark Stevens 1 19 19.0 0
6 Tom Barr 1 18 18.0 0
7 Emil Lovely 1 4 4.0 0
8 Mike Fuetterer 1 0 0.0 0
9 Bill Kay 3 -2 -0.7 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Rick Anderson 38 39 97.4 16 23 69.6 86
2 Jim Bosche 45 1594 35.4
3 Greg Hayes 8 263 32.9