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1978 Southern California Trojans Stats

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Record: 12-1, .923 W-L% (1st of 138) ▪ Rank: 2nd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Pac-10 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Robinson (12-1)

PS/G: 24.5 (33rd of 138) ▪ PA/G: 11.8 (10th of 138)
SRS: 25.50 (2nd of 138) ▪ SOS: 13.20 (2nd of 138)

Bowl Game: Won Rose Bowl 17-10 versus Michigan

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 13 10.2 17.7 57.4 144.2 1.5 57.1 238.8 4.2 1.5
Defense 13 13.5 26.7 50.4 183.8 0.9 39.3 91.9 2.3 0.3
Difference -3.3 -9.0 +7.0 -39.6 +0.6 +17.8 +146.9 +1.9 +1.2

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Paul McDonald 115 203 56.7 1690 8.3 8.6 19 7 150.6
2 Rob Preston 16 25 64.0 190 7.6 6.6 1 1 133.0
3 Walt Ransom 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
4 Charles White 1 1 100.0 -5 -5.0 -5.0 0 0 58.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Charles White 374 1859 5.0 13 22 193 8.8 1 396 2052 5.2 14
2 Lynn Cain 187 977 5.2 4 13 176 13.5 0 200 1153 5.8 4
3 Dwight Ford 62 265 4.3 1 7 64 9.1 0 69 329 4.8 1
4 Paul McDonald 52 -177 -3.4 0 1 -5 -5.0 0 53 -182 -3.4 0
5 Marcus Allen 31 171 5.5 1 31 171 5.5 1
6 Rob Preston 11 -26 -2.4 0 11 -26 -2.4 0
7 Paul DiLulo 9 36 4.0 0 9 36 4.0 0
8 Kevin Williams 7 16 2.3 0 17 317 18.6 10 24 333 13.9 10
9 Ray Butler 2 44 22.0 0 7 114 16.3 0 9 158 17.6 0
10 Walt Ransom 1 -6 -6.0 0 1 -6 -6.0 0
11 Marty King 1 -12 -12.0 0 1 -12 -12.0 0
12 Calvin Sweeney 32 644 20.1 2 32 644 20.1 2
13 James Hunter 10 94 9.4 2 10 94 9.4 2
14 Dan Garcia 9 153 17.0 2 9 153 17.0 2
15 Vic Rakhshani 9 77 8.6 2 9 77 8.6 2
16 Hoby Brenner 3 34 11.3 1 3 34 11.3 1
17 Michael Hayes 1 8 8.0 0 1 8 8.0 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 Dennis Smith 7 77 11.0 0
2 Herb Ward 5 68 13.6 0
3 Tim Lavender 3 24 8.0 0
4 Ronnie Lott 3 49 16.3 0
5 Larry Braziel 2 22 11.0 0
6 Chip Banks 1 5 5.0 0
7 Willie Crawford 1 16 16.0 0
8 Riki Gray 1 25 25.0 0
9 Carter Hartwig 1 4 4.0 0
10 Dennis Johnson 1 0 0.0 0
11 Larry McGrew 1 1 1.0 0
12 Kenney Moore 1 14 14.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Ray Butler 21 438 20.9 0 26 171 6.6 0
2 Charles White 7 145 20.7 0
3 August Curley 1 11 11.0 0
4 Paul DiLulo 1 6 6.0 0
5 James Hunter 1 0 0.0 0
6 Mike McDonald 1 0 0.0 0
7 Kenney Moore 1 0 0.0 0
8 Lynn Cain 4 22 5.5 0
9 Michael Hayes 3 25 8.3 0
10 Willie Crawford 3 12 4.0 0
11 Ronnie Lott 1 0 0.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Frank Jordan 35 38 92.1 11 20 55.0 68
2 Marty King 70 2921 41.7