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1978 Stanford Cardinal Stats

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (33rd of 138) ▪ Rank: 17th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Pac-10 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Walsh (8-4)

PS/G: 27.2 (20th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 18.4 (55th of 138)
SRS: 16.98 (14th of 138) ▪ SOS: 9.06 (19th of 138)

Bowl Game: Won Bluebonnet Bowl 25-22 versus Georgia

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 20.9 33.4 62.6 245.6 2.0 40.4 153.7 3.8 1.2
Defense 12 10.0 22.3 44.9 134.3 0.7 45.6 179.5 3.9 0.9
Difference +10.9 +11.1 +17.7 +111.3 +1.3 -5.2 -25.8 -0.1 +0.3

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Steve Dils 247 391 63.2 2943 7.5 6.9 22 15 137.3
2 Turk Schonert 4 9 44.4 4 0.4 -0.1 2 1 99.3
3 Darrin Nelson 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Darrin Nelson 167 1061 6.4 6 50 446 8.9 4 217 1507 6.9 10
2 Phil Francis 106 455 4.3 4 49 378 7.7 0 155 833 5.4 4
3 Steve Dils 90 -72 -0.8 1 90 -72 -0.8 1
4 Jim Brown 69 248 3.6 1 5 20 4.0 0 74 268 3.6 1
5 Gordon Banks 18 60 3.3 2 15 140 9.3 3 33 200 6.1 5
6 Billy Anderson 14 32 2.3 0 6 42 7.0 0 20 74 3.7 0
7 Mark Mordell 8 23 2.9 0 1 -6 -6.0 0 9 17 1.9 0
8 Turk Schonert 6 -1 -0.2 0 6 -1 -0.2 0
9 LaMott Atkins 4 17 4.3 0 4 17 4.3 0
10 Ken Margerum 3 21 7.0 0 53 942 17.8 9 56 963 17.2 9
11 Mitch Pleis 21 271 12.9 1 21 271 12.9 1
12 Marty Smith 18 244 13.6 2 18 244 13.6 2
13 Pat Bowe 15 146 9.7 3 15 146 9.7 3
14 Vince Mulroy 9 165 18.3 0 9 165 18.3 0
15 Andre Tyler 9 159 17.7 2 9 159 17.7 2

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Steve Budinger 5 50 10.0 0
2 Steve Foley 4 76 19.0 1
3 Robby Chapman 2 42 21.0 0
4 Rick Parker 2 0 0.0 0
5 John Pigott 2 20 10.0 0
6 Savann Thompson 2 6 3.0 0
7 Chuck Evans 1 3 3.0 0
8 Tom Hall 1 49 49.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Gordon Banks 13 269 20.7 0
2 Robby Chapman 5 73 14.6 0
3 Billy Anderson 2 38 19.0 0
4 Rick Gervais 1 15 15.0 0
5 Darrin Nelson 1 13 13.0 0 20 254 12.7 0
6 Paul Hibler 1 10 10.0 0
7 Andre Tyler 6 54 9.0 0
8 Joe St. Geme 4 20 5.0 0
9 John Pigott 1 9 9.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Ken Naber 29 34 85.3 12 19 63.2 65 24 956 39.8
2 Brad Fox 29 1005 34.7