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1979 Virginia Cavaliers Stats

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Record: 6-5, .545 W-L% (57th of 140)
Conference: ACC  ▪ Conference Record: 1-4 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dick Bestwick (6-5)

PS/G: 23.5 (42nd of 140) ▪ PA/G: 12.2 (15th of 140)
SRS: 9.10 (33rd of 140) ▪ SOS: 2.28 (66th 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 8.5 18.7 45.1 111.0 0.6 47.9 220.6 4.6 1.8
Defense 11 7.6 17.4 44.0 88.5 0.5 54.9 199.2 3.6 0.9
Difference +0.9 +1.3 +1.1 +22.5 +0.1 -7.0 +21.4 +1.0 +0.9

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Todd Kirtley 88 178 49.4 1159 6.5 3.9 6 13 100.6
2 Gordie Whitehead 4 19 21.1 50 2.6 -5.8 1 4 18.4
3 Rich Riccardi 1 6 16.7 12 2.0 2.0 0 0 33.5
4 Ted Manly 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
5 Greg Taylor 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 Tom Vigorito 184 1044 5.7 6 5 58 11.6 1 189 1102 5.8 7
2 Greg Taylor 166 933 5.6 9 9 182 20.2 2 175 1115 6.4 11
3 Todd Kirtley 47 26 0.6 0 47 26 0.6 0
4 David Hall 26 98 3.8 1 4 28 7.0 0 30 126 4.2 1
5 Mark Sanford 22 99 4.5 0 1 4 4.0 0 23 103 4.5 0
6 Vince Mattox 21 91 4.3 1 3 18 6.0 0 24 109 4.5 1
7 Quentin Walker 16 61 3.8 0 16 61 3.8 0
8 Gordie Whitehead 15 23 1.5 1 15 23 1.5 1
9 Ted Manly 6 -21 -3.5 0 6 -21 -3.5 0
10 Will Hummel 5 28 5.6 1 5 28 5.6 1
11 Eric Fears 5 26 5.2 1 5 26 5.2 1
12 Rich Riccardi 4 4 1.0 0 4 4 1.0 0
13 Bob Leone 2 7 3.5 0 2 7 3.5 0
14 Howard Lewis 2 3 1.5 0 2 3 1.5 0
15 Andre Grier 1 2 2.0 0 6 102 17.0 0 7 104 14.9 0
16 Mike Newhall 20 196 9.8 1 20 196 9.8 1
17 Ted Marchibroda 17 242 14.2 2 17 242 14.2 2
18 Tim Moon 13 158 12.2 0 13 158 12.2 0
19 Louis Collins 10 152 15.2 1 10 152 15.2 1
20 Gary Gomolak 5 81 16.2 0 5 81 16.2 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Pat Chester 5 103 20.6 0
2 Tony Blount 3 36 12.0 0
3 Bryan Shumock 3 112 37.3 1
4 Kelvin Anderson 1 59 59.0 0
5 Mike Budd 1 2 2.0 0
6 Bobby Call 1 18 18.0 0
7 Jim Hyson 1 57 57.0 1
8 Mark LaNeve 1 0 0.0 0
9 Quentin Murray 1 36 36.0 1
10 Ken Newsome 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Sean McCall 17 350 20.6 0
2 Bobby Call 2 27 13.5 0
3 Mark Sanford 2 20 10.0 0
4 Pat Chester 1 41 41.0 0 25 248 9.9 2
5 Will Hummel 1 21 21.0 0
6 Bryan Shumock 1 12 12.0 0
7 Louis Collins 1 1 1.0 0
8 Mike Newhall 1 0 0.0 0
9 Kevin Turner 2 9 4.5 0
10 Mike Brancati 1 10 10.0 0
11 Darryl Smith 1 1 1.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Wayne Morrison 29 31 93.5 9 16 56.3 56
2 Ford Mays 64 2280 35.6
3 Pat Chester 1 53 53.0