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1997 Washington State Cougars Stats

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (8th of 112) ▪ Rank: 9th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Pac-10 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Mike Price (10-2)

PS/G: 40.2 (2nd of 112) ▪ PA/G: 24.7 (58th of 112)
SRS: 14.21 (13th of 112) ▪ SOS: 4.71 (29th of 112)

Bowl Game: Lost Rose Bowl 21-16 versus Michigan

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 20.0 36.3 55.2 343.3 2.9 36.3 150.2 4.1 2.3
Defense 12 18.2 37.0 49.1 217.0 2.0 36.5 117.4 3.2 0.9
Difference +1.8 -0.7 +6.1 +126.3 +0.9 -0.2 +32.8 +0.9 +1.4

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Ryan Leaf 227 410 55.4 3968 9.7 10.1 34 11 158.7
2 Steve Birnbaum 11 19 57.9 142 7.5 6.2 1 1 127.5
3 Dave Muir 1 3 33.3 5 1.7 -13.3 0 1 -19.3
4 Paul Mencke 1 2 50.0 5 2.5 2.5 0 0 71.0
5 Michael Black 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Michael Black 242 1181 4.9 11 15 177 11.8 1 257 1358 5.3 12
2 Ryan Leaf 82 -48 -0.6 6 82 -48 -0.6 6
3 DeJuan Gilmore 37 295 8.0 4 2 51 25.5 0 39 346 8.9 4
4 Adam Hawkins 21 96 4.6 0 1 25 25.0 0 22 121 5.5 0
5 Jason Clayton 16 121 7.6 1 18 16 139 8.7 1
6 Steve Birnbaum 6 16 2.7 1 6 16 2.7 1
7 Shawn Tims 5 39 7.8 1 37 506 13.7 0 42 545 13.0 1
8 Alvan Arzu 4 29 7.3 1 4 29 7.3 1
9 Miguel Meriwether 4 25 6.3 0 4 25 6.3 0
10 Dave Muir 4 16 4.0 1 4 16 4.0 1
11 Vince DeMakas 3 11 3.7 0 3 11 3.7 0
12 Chris Dixon 3 4 1.3 0 3 4 1.3 0
13 Nian Taylor 2 15 7.5 0 22 570 25.9 6 24 585 24.4 6
14 Paul Mencke 2 7 3.5 0 2 7 3.5 0
15 Jason Klein 2 1 0.5 0 2 1 0.5 0
16 Joe Gecas 2 1 0.5 0 2 1 0.5 0
17 Kevin McKenzie 1 -7 -7.0 0 55 911 16.6 11 56 904 16.1 11
18 Chris Jackson 54 1005 18.6 11 54 1005 18.6 11
19 Shawn McWashington 33 597 18.1 3 33 597 18.1 3
20 Love Jefferson 15 185 12.3 2 15 185 12.3 2
21 Jon Kincaid 3 41 13.7 1 3 41 13.7 1
22 Troy Woody 1 24 24.0 0 1 24 24.0 0
23 Richard LeBlanc 1 5 5.0 0 1 5 5.0 0
24 Matt Shaw 1 5 5.0 0 1 5 5.0 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 Lamont Thompson 6 39 6.5 0
2 LeJuan Gibbons 2 44 22.0 0
3 Ray Jackson 2 18 9.0 0
4 Brandon Moore 2 22 11.0 0
5 Dee Moronkola 2 0 0.0 0
6 Torry Hollimon 1 0 0.0 0
7 Gary Holmes 1 0 0.0 0
8 Taeao Salausa 1 23 23.0 0
9 Duane Stewart 1 0 0.0 0
10 Bryant Thomas 1 21 21.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Nian Taylor 10 172 17.2 0 3 33 11.0 0
2 Kevin McKenzie 8 128 16.0 0 2 25 12.5 0
3 Dee Moronkola 1 20 20.0 0
4 Shawn McWashington 1 17 17.0 0
5 Bryant Thomas 1 4 4.0 0
6 Shawn Tims 30 405 13.5 1
7 Dave Muir 1 19 19.0 0
8 Dorian Boose 1 7 7.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Rian Lindell 57 60 95.0 12 17 70.6 93
2 Jeff Banks 56 2431 43.4