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1979 San Jose State Spartans Stats

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Record: 6-4-1, .591 W-L% (47th of 140)
Conference: PCAA (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jack Elway (6-4-1)

PS/G: 29.7 (15th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 27.4 (125th of 140)
SRS: -0.73 (71st of 140) ▪ SOS: -2.82 (89th of 140)

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 22.3 38.3 58.2 285.0 2.0 37.7 150.9 4.0 1.8
Defense 11 14.5 27.5 52.6 189.0 1.5 46.4 181.4 3.9 2.0
Difference +7.8 +10.8 +5.6 +96.0 +0.5 -8.7 -30.5 +0.1 -0.2

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Ed Luther 241 415 58.1 3049 7.3 6.8 20 14 128.9
2 Steve Clarkson 4 6 66.7 86 14.3 13.5 2 1 263.7

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Jewerl Thomas 154 825 5.4 6 30 276 9.2 1 184 1101 6.0 7
2 Jim Walsh 76 424 5.6 3 45 296 6.6 0 121 720 6.0 3
3 Eric Humphrey 60 209 3.5 4 21 213 10.1 0 81 422 5.2 4
4 Ed Luther 44 -52 -1.2 3 44 -52 -1.2 3
5 James Tucker 42 174 4.1 4 6 21 3.5 0 48 195 4.1 4
6 Bob Pleasant 24 78 3.3 0 9 91 10.1 0 33 169 5.1 0
7 Mark Nichols 3 28 9.3 0 29 773 26.7 11 32 801 25.0 11
8 Steve Clarkson 3 19 6.3 0 3 19 6.3 0
9 Frank Ratto 3 -37 -12.3 0 3 -37 -12.3 0
10 Mike Charles 2 7 3.5 0 2 7 3.5 0
11 George Glass 2 -11 -5.5 0 2 -11 -5.5 0
12 Sam Papalii 1 1 1.0 0 2 7 3.5 0 3 8 2.7 0
13 Mario Thornton 1 -5 -5.0 0 8 140 17.5 0 9 135 15.0 0
14 Stacey Bailey 44 674 15.3 3 44 674 15.3 3
15 Kevan Rippentrop 17 156 9.2 1 17 156 9.2 1
16 Tracy Franz 14 171 12.2 1 14 171 12.2 1
17 Rick Parma 13 222 17.1 5 13 222 17.1 5
18 Stan Webster 7 95 13.6 0 7 95 13.6 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Ken Thomas 5 165 33.0 3
2 Eric Hurt 3 17 5.7 0
3 Derrick Martin 3 28 9.3 0
4 Carl Hemby 1 18 18.0 0
5 Steve Hines 1 2 2.0 0
6 Rod Traylor 1 36 36.0 0
7 Gary Walker 1 15 15.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Stan Webster 32 624 19.5 0 14 56 4.0 0
2 Eric Humphrey 5 75 15.0 0
3 Derrick Martin 4 64 16.0 0 3 0 0.0 0
4 Bob Pleasant 2 17 8.5 0
5 Jewerl Thomas 1 17 17.0 0
6 Kevan Rippentrop 1 1 1.0 0
7 Tracy Franz 1 0 0.0 0
8 Tom Kretschmar 1 0 0.0 0
9 George Glass 1 -19 -19.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Mike Berg 27 30 90.0 7 12 58.3 48
2 Hugh Williamson 2 3 66.7 1 1 100.0 5
3 Frank Ratto 44 1664 37.8