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1978 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Stats

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (15th of 138)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Frank Burns (9-3)

PS/G: 23.7 (40th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 13.8 (16th of 138)
SRS: 1.37 (63rd of 138) ▪ SOS: -5.46 (99th of 138)

Bowl Game: Lost Garden State Bowl 34-18 versus Arizona State

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 9.2 19.3 47.4 123.9 0.7 53.1 246.9 4.7 1.8
Defense 12 9.8 22.7 43.0 136.3 0.7 46.8 170.1 3.6 1.1
Difference -0.6 -3.4 +4.4 -12.4 0.0 +6.3 +76.8 +1.1 +0.7

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Bob Hering 88 193 45.6 1193 6.2 4.4 5 10 95.7
2 Ed McMichael 22 34 64.7 294 8.6 7.8 3 2 154.7
3 David Dorn 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0
4 Deron Cherry 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
5 Ted Blackwell 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
6 Tim Odell 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 Glen Kehler 212 883 4.2 3 7 47 6.7 1 219 930 4.2 4
2 Ted Blackwell 120 532 4.4 4 13 103 7.9 0 133 635 4.8 4
3 Lester Johnson 82 356 4.3 5 9 31 3.4 0 91 387 4.3 5
4 Al Maddalena 65 294 4.5 2 65 294 4.5 2
5 David Dorn 45 358 8.0 4 27 535 19.8 3 72 893 12.4 7
6 Bill Martin 35 161 4.6 2 2 10 5.0 0 37 171 4.6 2
7 Bob Hering 34 -84 -2.5 0 34 -84 -2.5 0
8 Ed McMichael 14 -20 -1.4 0 14 -20 -1.4 0
9 Jon Stewart 11 41 3.7 0 11 41 3.7 0
10 Kevin Mannix 10 77 7.7 2 10 77 7.7 2
11 Walt Hynoski 4 13 3.3 0 20 284 14.2 0 24 297 12.4 0
12 Paul Fego 2 13 6.5 0 2 13 6.5 0
13 Tim Odell 13 245 18.8 1 13 245 18.8 1
14 George Carter 13 185 14.2 2 13 185 14.2 2
15 Andy Carino 4 39 9.8 1 4 39 9.8 1
16 Duane Cherry 1 15 15.0 0 1 15 15.0 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 Bob Hynoski 6 58 9.7 0
2 Mark Freeman 4 40 10.0 0
3 Ken Smith 4 21 5.3 0
4 Jim Hughes 3 50 16.7 0
5 Rick Baldwin 2 0 0.0 0
6 Bob Davis 2 16 8.0 0
7 Tim Blanchard 1 3 3.0 0
8 Dan McMahon 1 2 2.0 0
9 Craig Nielsen 1 2 2.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 David Dorn 14 365 26.1 1 12 192 16.0 1
2 Paul Fego 12 205 17.1 0 27 182 6.7 0
3 Al Maddalena 2 20 10.0 0
4 Tim Odell 1 0 0.0 0
5 Ted Blackwell 2 82 41.0 1

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Kennan Startzell 31 32 96.9 15 19 78.9 76
2 Deron Cherry 76 2918 38.4