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Utah59827650267
OPP591145667296


1979 (6-6)
DateOpponentScore
Sep 1Long Beach State34 - 10 W
Sep 8@ Hawaii27 - 23 W
Sep 15@ Washington7 - 41 L
Sep 22@ Tennessee18 - 51 L
Sep 29Utah State21 - 47 L
Oct 6@ Colorado State21 - 16 W
Oct 13Wyoming24 - 14 W
Oct 20@ UNLV41 - 43 L
Oct 27San Diego State13 - 17 L
Nov 3@ New Mexico26 - 7 W
Nov 10UTEP35 - 0 W
Nov 17@ BYU0 - 27 L


Coaching Staff
Head CoachWayne Howard
Offensive LinePat Hill
Defensive LineDave Kotulski
Outside LinebackersSteve Hallsey
Defensive BacksBen Randolph
Defensive Coordinator/LinebackersTom Gadd
Offensive Coordinator/Offensive LineRon McBride
Quarterbacks/ReceiversJerry Cheek
Running Backs/Special TeamsSean McNabb
Defensive EndsSam Moore


Team Stats
UtahOPP
Scoring267296
    Points per Game22.324.7
1st Downs201228
    Rushing 1st Downs131101
    Passing 1st Downs56114
    Penalty1413
Rushing2,8702,002
    Rushing Attempts624536
        Average per Rush4.63.7
        Average per Game239.2166.8
Passing1,2922,695
    Passes Attempted202340
    Passes Completed91179
    Intercepted1421
        Average per Pass6.47.9
        Average per Catch14.215.1
        Average per Game107.7224.6
    TDs Passing916
    Pass Efficiency99.62122.41
    Pass Efficiency Differential-22.7922.79
Total Offensive Plays826876
Total Net Yards4,1624,697
    Average Gain Per Play5.045.36
    Average per Game346.83346.83
Penalties - Yards98 - 91290 - 911
Interceptions - Yards22 - 27315 - 214
    Int Return Average12.4114.27
Punts - Yards86 - 328565 - 2664
    Average Per Punt38.2040.98
Punt Returns - Yards23 - 18442 - 182
    Punt Return Average8.004.33
Kickoff Returns - Yards39 - 75139 - 872
    Kick Return Average19.2622.36
Season Info
Record6-6
ConferenceWestern Athletic


Utah Scoring
TDFGXP2ptDXPSafPoints
Del Rodgers110000066
Lewis Walker80000048
Jeff Hucko033000039
James Teahan50000030
Tony Lindsay30000018
Floyd Hodge20000012
Steve Folsom20000012
Ricky Hardin1001008
Joe Tarver1000006
Mark Anderson1000006
Terry Hess1000006
Melvin Fields1000006
Clinton Hardin1000006
Gilbert Alvarez0020002
TEAM0000012
TOTALS37332101267

Utah Passing
C-Att-IntYardsY/ALngTDSackEffic
Floyd Hodge62-138-710067.3738115.15
Harlan Karnofsky13-32-31434.5311069.72
Ricky Hardin16-32-41434.5230062.54
TOTALS91-202-1412926.4739099.62

Utah Rushing
NoGainLossNetAvgLngTD
Tony Lindsay132828128166.2693
Lewis Walker93728147147.7727
Del Rodgers158618255933.86011
Floyd Hodge934691332462.6492
Robert Richesen4319021884.4230
Sam Baldwin3316831655.0210
Melvin Fields2310951044.5271
Harlan Karnofsky248240421.8110
Jim McMinimee27073.560
Roderick Wise1011-11-11.000
Todd Speer1026-26-26.000
TEAM1032-32-32.000
Ricky Hardin235492-38-1.7142
TOTALS627325339527684.47226

Utah Receiving
NoYdsAvgLngTD
James Teahan3356017.0735
Cory Hansen2027713.8490
Steve Folsom1015915.9372
Del Rodgers610016.7350
Lewis Walker5275.4111
Tony Lindsay5214.2120
Douglas Watson46917.2280
Joe Tarver33712.3161
Tony Graham11414.0140
Daniel Doubiago199.090
Andy Parker188.080
Robert Richesen166.060
Sam Baldwin155.050
TOTALS91129214.2739

Utah Kick Returns
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Lewis Walker1635822.40
Rondle Woods1018118.10
Roderick Wise46315.80
Morris Cole34515.00
Del Rodgers23718.50
Derek Daniels13232.00
Robert Richesen12525.00
James Wilson11010.00
David Lobaugh100.00
TOTALS3975119.300

Utah Punt Returns
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Lewis Walker131078.20
Terry Hess57214.41
Rondle Woods3113.70
Robert Pennington2-6-3.00
TOTALS231848.001

Utah Interceptions
NoYdsTD
Bill Gompf6820
Jeffery Griffin5780
Forrest Henry4100
Derek Daniels1410
Mark Anderson1201
Charlie Reid1180
Jeffery Rogers100
James Wilson100
Terry Hess100
TOTALS212491

Utah Defense
TACKLESMISC
TotalSoloAstSacksTFL/YPBUFFQBH
Bill Gompf143321112/71
Forrest Henry9929701/31
Mark Anderson9426684/43
Gene LaRocque8114673/31
Matthew Phelps7216568/30
Mark Padjen7113581/31
Jeffery Griffin7038320/52
Frank Sheldon6014466/20
Terry Hess5419350/60
Brian Martinek547472/00
Vincent Brock5021292/11
Steve Clark3910293/10
James Wilson3818200/50
Jay Fairman3612240/11
David Lobaugh3610262/32
Charlie Reid3319140/40
Dan Stewart308221/10
William Johnson297224/30
Ernest Carrasco243212/00
Brett Green214170/00
Daniel Clark2012804/13000
Francisco Negrete202184/11
Daniel L. Clary16791/00
Craig Child155103/00
Jeffery Rogers14860/00
Brett Van Sciver14862/00
Derek Daniels14590/10
Henry McCloyn121020/20
Gregory Day6240/00
Ronald Kirkpatrick4220/00
Daniel Doubiago3030/00
Anthony Reed2200/10
Robert Pennington2110/00
Scott Sobiech2110/00
Jack Kerr2110/00
Wayne Jones20200/0000
Robert Alvey1100/00
Morris Cole1100/00
Tony Lindsay11000/00
Floyd Hodge11000/00
Randy Russell1010/00
Jeff Pew1010/00
Gene Kinckrehm001/000
TOTALS1288390898524/1360140


Utah Kicking
FGPctLngXPPts
Jeff Hucko3-742.9%3130-3139
Gilbert Alvarez0-00.0%02-32
TOTALS3-70.0%3132-3441

Utah Punting
NoYdsAvgLng
Jeff Hucko56233241.668
Todd Speer2687733.746
Rick Harrison27939.548
TEAM200.00
TOTALS86328838.268

OPP Scoring (7+ points)
TeamTDFGXP2ptDXPSafPoints
ThompsonUSU40000024
GreeneUNLV30000018
BragaBYU20000012
OlszewskiTenn20000012
LansfordUW02500011
JohnsonBYU0230009
AsmusUH0210007
DuncanTenn0070007
TOTALS381032003296

OPP Passing (Top 15)
TeamC-Att-IntYardsY/ALngTDSackEffic
WilsonBYU23-37-137410.1571150.58
DavisWyo21-32-535211.0471137.09
McGaffiganLBSU18-32-22437.6590107.54
LeeCSU14-34-02136.3401103.51
BradshawUSU10-17-020111.8562196.96
StreaterTenn9-18-218810.4693170.51
SchaeferSDSU7-12-315613.0721145.03
KingUNLV10-18-11548.6381134.64
MillerUNM7-18-11176.541082.38
HippleUSU11-15-01167.7272182.29
RakhshaniUH11-20-11035.2211104.76
GentryUNLV3-7-09814.0633301.89
HaldaSDSU4-11-0888.0470103.56
PorrasUW8-18-0623.417073.38
CastleUTEP5-17-3533.112020.31
TOTALS179-340-2126957.972160122.41

OPP Rushing (Top 15)
TeamNoGainLossNetAvgLngTD
ParrosUSU2620061947.5361
AllenSDSU2816091515.4701
SteeleUW20961954.8131
TylerUW12850857.1201
MortonUNLV139011796.1391
BrownWyo16772754.7140
WalkerUNLV9691687.6180
BledsoeSDSU7652639.0300
WilliamsUNM10570575.7151
AllenUH13572554.2140
BerryTenn8551546.8160
LewisCSU13542524.0131
StreaterTenn6542528.7361
MooreTenn11490494.5121
SayersUNM7481476.7260
TOTALS537237641019663.77020

OPP Receiving (Top 15)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
PittmanWyo1017217.2471
ThompsonUSU918420.4564
JonesBYU613422.3570
JohnsonLBSU69716.2590
JettUH66110.2141
GreeneUNLV59418.8383
MartinezWyo55811.6130
AllenSDSU55611.2320
BaginskiWyo410225.5450
StockdaleCSU48621.5401
LaneBYU45814.5230
ColbertUSU45513.8200
CobbUNLV44411.0160
JonesBYU4276.8110
GlennSDSU39230.7471
TOTALS179269515.17215

OPP Kick Returns (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
JenkinsUNLV413634.00
CashUTEP512424.80
ReddUH49924.80
StevensUW19595.01
MooreTenn25125.50
JonesBYU14747.00
WilliamsCSU24522.50
WilsonLBSU24522.50
ToloumuUH24321.50
CarheeUNLV23919.50
TOTALS3997224.901

OPP Punt Returns (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
FieldsUNM57615.20
FrancisBYU6538.80
GaultTenn33210.70
StaplerSDSU33010.00
ByersLBSU4276.80
WadeTenn12222.00
ColbertUSU4194.80
MartinezWyo3165.30
LewisCSU393.00
NealBYU284.00
TOTALS423097.400

OPP Interceptions (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsTD
SchmitUW2370
MooreSDSU2170
ClaytonUSU1440
DuncanTenn1370
HendersonUSU1250
BellUNM1200
McLeodUH1150
HarrellUW171
GrantUTEP130
McLemoreUH110
TOTALS142061

OPP Defense (Top 25)
TACKLESMISC
TeamTotalSoloAstSacksTFL/YPBUFFQBH
KamaBYU1761101/000
MitchellLBSU12660/0
ChambleeCSU12570/00
TuineiUH11653/90
FataLBSU11470/0
ForrestUNM11291/20
KirwanUSU11291/0
LowryUNLV9810/0
FiliagaBYU97211/001
ReddBYU96300/000
PukiTenn9630/0
TarverUH9631/30
BakerUNM9541/50
JonesUSU9450/0
GaisonUH9450/01
RudolphLBSU9450/0
WatsonCSU9270/00
BellUNM8710/01
MaysUW8621/40
UlufaleUH8620/00
DavisTenn8532/0
ShirleyUNM8440/00
ForkerwayUTEP8350/0
CarpenterUTEP8350/0
GrantUTEP8260/0
TOTALS959479480937/991714


OPP Kicking (Top 15)
TeamFGPctLngXPPts
LansfordUW2-2100.0%485-511
JohnsonBYU2-450.0%443-39
DuncanTenn0-20.0%07-77
AsmusUH2-450.0%321-27
CorralSDSU1-333.3%422-25
SteinkeUSU0-00.0%05-65
GaetanoUNLV0-00.0%04-54
BarillaCSU1-250.0%271-14
PetrosianLBSU1-1100.0%331-14
PetersonUNLV1-1100.0%490-03
VanDerlooWyo0-00.0%02-22
MooreUNM0-10.0%01-11
TOTALS10-200.0%4932-3562

OPP Punting (Top 15)
TeamNoYdsAvgLng
TurnerUNM938743.051
TemplerCSU727439.149
CamarilloUW726037.145
AsmusUH721831.156
LockieLBSU621736.244
FolknerUTEP524949.883
ReardonUNLV517535.047
SmithWyo417042.554
BrownBYU315953.064
MulhollandSDSU314548.356
McClureUSU311036.743
WarrenTenn310936.344
BradyUSU25527.555
MeesBYU13636.036
TOTALS65256439.483


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