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1978 Texas Longhorns Stats

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (15th of 138) ▪ Rank: 9th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Fred Akers (9-3)

PS/G: 23.9 (39th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 11.3 (8th of 138)
SRS: 19.40 (9th of 138) ▪ SOS: 10.90 (11th of 138)

Bowl Game: Won Sun Bowl 42-0 versus Maryland

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 5.7 14.9 38.0 90.7 0.8 50.0 195.7 3.9 1.3
Defense 12 8.7 20.5 42.3 118.7 0.5 44.6 101.8 2.3 0.9
Difference -3.0 -5.6 -4.3 -28.0 +0.3 +5.4 +93.9 +1.6 +0.4

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Randy McEachern 40 96 41.7 658 6.9 3.2 7 11 100.4
2 Donnie Little 16 52 30.8 219 4.2 1.1 1 4 57.1
3 Mark McBath 12 31 38.7 211 6.8 3.1 1 3 87.2

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 A.J. Jones 121 465 3.8 3 2 14 7.0 0 123 479 3.9 3
2 Ham Jones 111 403 3.6 4 1 13 13.0 0 112 416 3.7 4
3 Randy McEachern 89 169 1.9 2 89 169 1.9 2
4 Donnie Little 73 410 5.6 1 73 410 5.6 1
5 LeRoy King 56 349 6.2 2 56 349 6.2 2
6 Kermit Goode 40 181 4.5 2 4 53 13.3 0 44 234 5.3 2
7 Brad Beck 36 138 3.8 0 36 138 3.8 0
8 Mark McBath 29 24 0.8 1 29 24 0.8 1
9 Rickey Hicks 17 39 2.3 0 17 39 2.3 0
10 Lam Jones 15 128 8.5 1 25 446 17.8 5 40 574 14.4 6
11 Rodney Tate 5 26 5.2 0 1 -2 -2.0 0 6 24 4.0 0
12 Adrian Price 4 21 5.3 0 4 21 5.3 0
13 Jimmy Johnson 2 9 4.5 0 2 9 4.5 0
14 Russell Erxleben 2 -14 -7.0 0 2 -14 -7.0 0
15 Ronnie Miksch 14 142 10.1 0 14 142 10.1 0
16 Lawrence Sampleton 8 196 24.5 1 8 196 24.5 1
17 Les Studdard 7 128 18.3 2 7 128 18.3 2
18 Les Koenning 4 66 16.5 1 4 66 16.5 1
19 Sanford Coggins 1 24 24.0 0 1 24 24.0 0
20 Mike Lockett 1 8 8.0 0 1 8 8.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Ricky Churchman 3 66 22.0 1
2 Derrick Hatchett 3 48 16.0 0
3 Robin Sendlein 2 11 5.5 0
4 Vance Bedford 1 20 20.0 0
5 Tim Campbell 1 1 1.0 1
6 Chuck Holloway 1 3 3.0 0
7 Bruce Scholtz 1 4 4.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Lam Jones 11 356 32.4 1
2 A.J. Jones 10 240 24.0 0
3 Adrian Price 2 38 19.0 0
4 Rudy Izzard 2 17 8.5 0 2 -2 -1.0 0
5 Bobby Johnson 1 13 13.0 0
6 Johnnie Johnson 1 11 11.0 0 31 222 7.2 0
7 Charles Vaclavik 1 11 11.0 0
8 Glenn Blackwood 7 38 5.4 0
9 Vance Bedford 1 0 0.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Russell Erxleben 24 26 92.3 13 17 76.5 63 72 3128 43.4