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OPP37494848182


1978 (8-3)
DateOpponentScore
Sep 9Idaho State56 - 0 W
Sep 23@ Houston25 - 42 L
Sep 30Colorado State30 - 6 W
Oct 7@ Iowa13 - 9 W
Oct 14Weber State30 - 7 W
Oct 21@ Wyoming21 - 34 L
Nov 4New Mexico12 - 24 L
Nov 11@ UTEP38 - 0 W
Nov 18BYU23 - 22 W
Nov 25@ Utah State23 - 20 W
Dec 2@ San Diego State20 - 18 W


Coaching Staff
Head CoachWayne Howard
Defensive CoordinatorTom Gadd
QuarterbacksJerry Cheek
ReceiversGary Lumpkin
Offensive LinePat Hill
Defensive LineSam Moore
LinebackersSteve Hallsey
Defensive BacksJugi Hogue
Offensive Coordinator/Offensive LineRon McBride
Running Backs/Special TeamsSean McNabb


Team Stats
UtahOPP
Scoring291182
    Points per Game26.516.5
1st Downs205165
    Rushing 1st Downs10574
    Passing 1st Downs8470
    Penalty1621
Rushing2,1331,404
    Rushing Attempts577487
        Average per Rush3.72.9
        Average per Game193.9127.6
    TDs Rushing1411
Passing2,0521,683
    Passes Attempted272280
    Passes Completed140130
    Intercepted1814
        Average per Pass7.56.0
        Average per Catch14.712.9
        Average per Game186.5153.0
    TDs Passing197
    Pass Efficiency124.6695.17
    Pass Efficiency Differential29.49-29.49
Total Offensive Plays849767
Total Net Yards4,1853,087
    Average Gain Per Play4.934.02
    Average per Game380.45380.45
Fumbles - Lost38 - 2738 - 24
Penalties - Yards102 - 109570 - 686
Interceptions - Yards15 - 36718 - 164
    Int Return Average24.479.11
Punts - Yards58 - 245670 - 2664
    Average Per Punt42.3438.06
Punt Returns - Yards34 - 15822 - 107
    Punt Return Average4.654.86
Kickoff Returns - Yards25 - 40435 - 672
    Kick Return Average16.1619.20
Season Info
Record8-3
ConferenceWestern Athletic


Utah Scoring
TDFGXP2ptDXPSafPoints
Jeff Hucko0112800061
Tony Lindsay70010044
Frank Henry60010038
Steve Folsom50000030
Robert Richesen30000018
Jeffery Griffin30000018
James Teahan30000018
Michael Moseley20000012
Del Rodgers1000006
Steve Clark1000006
Daniel Barrett1000006
Liberto D'Errico1000006
Melvin Fields1000006
Cory Hansen1000006
David Lobaugh1000006
Roland Solomon1000006
TEAM0000024
TOTALS371128202291

Utah Passing
C-Att-IntYardsY/ALngTDSackEffic
Randy Gomez138-266-1820277.66219125.93
Harlan Karnofsky2-6-0244.020066.93
TOTALS140-272-1820517.562190124.63

Utah Rushing
NoGainLossNetAvgLngTD
Tony Lindsay2098033.8315
Robert Richesen1094063.7412
Del Rodgers452976.6381
Michael Moseley632544.0192
Melvin Fields351383.9161
Lewis Walker211235.9130
Daniel Barrett21984.791
Liberto D'Errico13554.271
Harlan Karnofsky133.030
Tom Banks7-1-0.120
Randy Gomez49-36-0.7250
TOTALS5730021403.74113

Utah Receiving
NoYdsAvgLngTD
James Teahan4577117.1536
Frank Henry2948816.8623
Steve Folsom2334214.9345
Cory Hansen1319615.1401
Robert Richesen11413.7341
Tony Lindsay89912.4422
Michael Moseley44110.2110
Roland Solomon33812.7301
Melvin Fields3289.3150
Daniel Barrett252.540
TOTALS141204914.56219

Utah Kick Returns
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Roland Solomon1119317.50
Lewis Walker711216.00
James Wilson46416.00
Tony Lindsay23517.50
Daniel Barrett100.00
TOTALS2540416.200

Utah Punt Returns
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Roland Solomon17543.20
James Wilson9424.70
Lewis Walker33210.70
Vincent Brock5306.00
TOTALS341584.600

Utah Interceptions
NoYdsTD
Jeffery Griffin51473
Guy Morrell270
Daniel L. Clary1840
Mark Anderson1580
David Lobaugh1280
Phillip White1110
Anthony Reed100
Derek Washington100
Forrest Henry1-30
TOTALS143323

Utah Defense
TACKLESMISC
TotalSoloAstSacksTFL/YPBUFFQBH
Mike Bailey11525902/42
Jeffrey Lyall10717902/23
Derek Washington8428561/51
Michael Sobolewski8415693/02
Guy Morrell7921586/93
Michael Kinsella7122496/23
Mark Padjen7012580/21
Anthony Reed6728391/30
Gene LaRocque6410545/01
Jeffery Griffin6334291/90
Vincent Brock4925240/20
Forrest Henry4430140/00
Francisco Negrete449357/12
Daniel L. Clary283251/12
Steve Clark244201/00
James Wilson181080/20
Roland Solomon16970/02
Phillip White155100/10
Mark Anderson10371/00
Matthew Phelps100100/10
Daniel Barrett9630/00
Kevin Robertson82600/0000
Frank Sheldon8170/00
Bill Gompf8171/11
William Mockett7250/00
David Lobaugh7251/00
Robert Alvey6061/00
Charlie Reid5230/00
Daniel Clark43100/0000
Kenneth Harris3210/00
Mike Kunz2110/10
Daniel Doubiago211/0
Mike Cherney2020/00
Michael Moseley1100/00
Scott Folsom1100/00
William Johnson1010/00
Jeff Hucko1010/000
TOTALS1137335802400/046230


Utah Kicking
FGPctLngXPPts
Jeff Hucko11-1861.1%4628-3261
TOTALS11-180.0%4628-3261

Utah Punting
NoYdsAvgLng
Richard Partridge56243843.591
TEAM11313.013
TOTALS57245143.091

OPP Scoring (7+ points)
TeamTDFGXP2ptDXPSafPoints
DavisWyo20000012
ParrosUSU20000012
DuBoisSDSU20000012
JohnsonBYU03100010
ChristopulosWyo02400010
SchillingIowa0300009
SteinkeUSU0220008
TOTALS201416101182

OPP Passing (Top 15)
TeamC-Att-IntYardsY/ALngTDSackEffic
HaldaSDSU23-44-22736.2391102.80
McMahonBYU15-38-02496.6371103.20
CousinsWyo8-16-120312.7451164.70
DavisHou10-18-019911.11166.76
WrightUNM12-24-01978.2712146.45
BledsoeWeb18-28-01595.7201123.77
FairchildCSU9-23-21436.232073.97
HippleUSU10-23-11034.528072.40
SpoonISU13-23-3703.026056.00
CommingsIowa2-6-1274.5037.80
RamirezUTEP3-13-2251.9908.46
DolanIowa4-11-2181.6013.75
DavisWeb3-6-0172.810073.80
WilliamsUSU0-1-000.0000.00
BirkheadUTEP0-2-100.000-100.00
TOTALS130-280-1516836.0717094.45

OPP Rushing (Top 15)
TeamNoGainLossNetAvgLngTD
KingHou1014114.1741
ParrosUSU3412081123.3122
DuBoisSDSU3011321113.7111
HoltUTEP19924884.6170
LoveHou22884.0151
DavisWyo19860864.5122
JonesCSU1810629774.3220
BurkeIowa16744.60
BledsoeSDSU10691686.8240
JonesWyo11580585.3180
DavisHou15573.8151
LazarIowa14473.40
RamirezUTEP116116454.1210
HardemanWyo11440444.080
CarterUNM13457382.990
TOTALS487130437314042.97411

OPP Receiving (Top 15)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
DuBoisSDSU8465.8101
StaplerSDSU710314.7390
JordanWeb66410.7190
ArnoldUNM56513.0251
RiedelISU581.680
AdamsHou49122.8330
JonesBYU46716.8371
TingeyBYU46215.5200
HillWeb4-2-0.510
BaginskiWyo37926.3451
GarretsonSDSU35418.0210
WilliamsUNM33110.3130
BryantUSU3268.7190
ThomasWeb3248.0171
ThompsonBYU26633.0340
TOTALS128166513.0717

OPP Kick Returns (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
BryantUSU38026.70
BlatcherIowa26331.50
ClarkHou45814.50
MackSDSU25427.00
OwensUNM24924.50
RiedelISU34515.00
BlackwellBYU23517.50
BusseyWyo23417.00
HoltUTEP13232.00
StaplerSDSU12727.00
TOTALS3567219.200

OPP Punt Returns (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
BusseyWyo4266.50
ReidIowa3227.30
PersonIowa0190.00
FrancisBYU3113.70
HillIowa11111.00
BeckerIowa11111.00
StaplerSDSU284.00
HudspethUNM341.30
HerringHou200.00
BryantUSU1-2-2.00
TOTALS221034.700

OPP Interceptions (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsTD
HatfieldHou1420
TempletonUNM1260
HendersonUSU1240
BlackburnUSU1210
HodgeHou1211
FrancisBYU1200
WithersUSU1130
BeckerIowa1120
EureWyo160
WoodBYU130
TOTALS181871

OPP Defense (Top 25)
TACKLESMISC
TeamTotalSoloAstSacksTFL/YPBUFFQBH
WoodBYU21417/1
MooreUTEP1569/0
FantettiWyo15693/80
SchroederISU15510/0
CorneliusUSU141311/0
BennettUTEP1477/0
RushingUTEP1459/0
WoodyCSU14410/0
JonesUSU131211/1
ThrelfallUSU131121/0
SavageSDSU13670/00
VelascoBYU1358/0
ForkerwayUTEP1349/1
KormyloBYU13310/1
MastinSDSU1331001/2000
HarrCSU13310/0
RichardsonSDSU12481/21
SilverthornSDSU12480/01
HumistonWeb1248/0
PariseCSU1248/0
ForrestUNM12210/0
KirwanUSU11920/0
DanzyIowa11830/000
JessieWyo11291/30
RichardsonISU1129/0
TOTALS984417567318/603810


OPP Kicking (Top 15)
TeamFGPctLngXPPts
ChristopulosWyo2-366.7%384-410
SchillingIowa3-3100.0%370-09
SteinkeUSU2-366.7%432-28
BarillaCSU2-366.7%490-06
HatfieldHou0-00.0%06-66
DuncanSDSU1-250.0%351-14
MooreUNM1-250.0%211-24
BattershillWeb0-10.0%01-11
JohnsonBYU3-3100.0%52-
TOTALS14-200.0%5215-1648

OPP Punting (Top 15)
TeamNoYdsAvgLng
deBruijnISU1144240.259
MillerWeb1033733.743
HudspethUNM936640.751
ClaytonWyo627846.366
BrownBYU624440.745
WalkerUTEP620333.846
HolsclawIowa518537.0
WyattHou515330.644
McClureUSU417844.551
TemplerCSU29748.552
WoodyCSU28442.046
RoeszlerSDSU27537.541
MulhollandSDSU13232.032
TEAMUTEP100.00
TOTALS70267438.266


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