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Utah62968461303
OPP70536781271


1996 (8-4)
DateOpponentScore
Aug 31@ Utah State17 - 20 L
Sep 7@ Stanford17 - 10 W
Sep 14@ SMU21 - 17 W
Sep 21Fresno State45 - 17 W
Sep 28Kansas45 - 42 W
Oct 5@ UTEP34 - 27 W
Oct 19TCU21 - 7 W
Oct 26Tulsa45 - 19 W
Nov 2@ Rice10 - 51 L
Nov 9@ New Mexico31 - 24 W
Nov 23BYU17 - 37 L
Dec 27vs. Wisconsin10 - 38 L


Coaching Staff
Head CoachRon McBride
QuarterbacksTommy Lee
Offensive LineDon Eck
Defensive LineSteve Kaufusi
LinebackersBill Smith
Defensive BacksJugi Hogue
Defensive Coordinator/SafetiesKyle Whittingham
Offensive Coordinator/Wide ReceiversFred Graves
Running Backs/Special TeamsSean McNabb


Team Stats
UtahOPP
Scoring303271
    Points per Game27.524.6
1st Downs214243
    Rushing 1st Downs93132
    Passing 1st Downs10792
    Penalty1419
Rushing1,6021,781
    Rushing Attempts365465
    Yards Gained Rushing1,8732,386
    Yards Lost Rushing277469
        Average per Rush4.43.8
        Average per Game145.6161.9
    TDs Rushing1819
Passing2,5751,701
    Passes Attempted313308
    Passes Completed182154
    Intercepted812
        Average per Pass8.25.5
        Average per Catch14.111.0
        Average per Game234.1154.6
    TDs Passing2111
    Pass Efficiency144.28100.38
    Pass Efficiency Differential43.90-43.90
Total Offensive Plays678773
Total Net Yards4,1773,482
    Average Gain Per Play6.164.50
    Average per Game379.73379.73
Fumbles - Lost13 - 912 - 6
Penalties - Yards63 - 48468 - 564
Interceptions - Yards12 - 968 - 108
    Int Return Average8.0013.50
Punts - Yards54 - 206757 - 2461
    Average Per Punt38.2843.18
Punt Returns - Yards26 - 17220 - 242
    Punt Return Average6.6212.10
Kickoff Returns - Yards25 - 52625 - 610
    Kick Return Average21.0424.40
Time of Possession/Game28:1731:40
Third Down Conversions60 of 13867 of 164
    Third Down Percent43.48%40.85%
Fourth Down Conversions5 of 710 of 13
    Fourth Down Percent71.43%76.92%
Sacks20 - 14010 - 87
Average Attendance30,72328,085
Season Info
Record8-4
ConferenceWestern Athletic
BowlCopper Bowl


Utah Scoring
TDFGXP2ptDXPSafPoints
Daniel Pulsipher0103700067
Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala90000054
Juan Johnson90000054
Kevin Dyson80000048
Rocky Henry50010032
Terence Keehan30000018
CJ Johnson20000012
Donny Utu1000006
Mike Fouts1000006
Jeff Jex1000006
TOTALS391037100303

Utah Passing
C-Att-IntYardsY/ALngTDSackEffic
Mike Fouts177-302-725268.4742110147.18
Brandon Jones5-10-1494.9220071.16
Scott Styles0-1-000.00000.00
TOTALS182-313-825758.2742110144.28

Utah Rushing
NoGainLossNetAvgLngTD
Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala1681004229825.8709
Juan Johnson14971677094.8318
Omar Bacon3116821665.4270
Brandon Jones2130136.5130
Rocky Henry27073.550
Tai Lepule45051.230
Scott Styles102-2-2.000
TEAM1024-24-24.000
Mike Fouts3640119-79-2.2111
TOTALS394195317617774.57018

Utah Receiving
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Kevin Dyson5381215.3748
Rocky Henry4252512.5425
Terence Keehan3351715.7483
Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala10808.0220
Boo Bendinger914616.2230
Juan Johnson610818.0521
Jeff Jex59919.8541
CJ Johnson59619.2312
Dirk Christoffersen56212.4220
Omar Bacon5265.2130
Chris Jahries33612.0220
Donny Utu23718.5251
John Ballard2157.580
Marvin Chalmers11010.0100
Tai Lepule166.060
TOTALS182257514.17421

Utah Kick Returns
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Kevin Dyson1228924.1460
Clarence Lawson1022022.0490
Tai Lepule2147.0110
TOTALS2452321.8490

Utah Punt Returns
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Harold Lusk241576.5210
Kevin Dyson2157.5140
TOTALS261726.6210

Utah Interceptions
NoYdsTD
Harold Lusk6860
David Richards200
Jason Hooks170
Clarence Lawson130
Brandon Dart100
Armand Boglin100
TOTALS12960

Utah Defense
TACKLESMISC
TotalSoloAstSacksTFL/YPBUFFQBH
Robert Love108565234/611
Harold Lusk94524200/020
Brandon Dart93563704/1551
Chris Godfrey62402201/110
Clarence Lawson54421211/1120
Jason Hooks53252802/411
Armand Boglin52312154/1321
Taulia Lave45271802/200
Chad Kauha'aha'a41261546/1331
Jeff Kaufusi40172322/502
Vince Tauanuu39211821/220
Nate Kia36171942/531
David Richards34201400/021
Richard Seals25151023/820
John Frank135800/000
Calbert Beck97200/010
Ryan Akina95400/000
Everestt Matagi85300/000
Keith Harrison63300/000
Teneil Ethridge63300/010
CJ Johnson44000/0000
Pene Talamaivao43100/000
Fisi Moleni43100/000
Artis Jackson43100/000
Jamal Allen43100/0000
Bull Heffernan41300/0000
Dirk Christoffersen4040.52/60
Jacinto Peterson30300/0000
Marc Merritt22000/0000
Mark Livingston22000/0000
Juan Johnson22000/00
Tom Rosser21100/0000
Michael Baulkman21100/0000
Ben Brown20200/00
Omar Bacon11000/000
Quinn Wheeler11000/000
Matt Nickel11001/100
Chad Pierce11000/00
Rhett Tatton11000/00
Howard Christianson10100/00
Daniel Pulsipher10100/00
TEAM1010.50/00
Tai Lepule1010.51/90
Boo Bendinger00000/01
TOTALS87950337624.536/913990


Utah Kicking
FGPctLngXPPts
Daniel Pulsipher10-1662.5%5237-3767
TOTALS10-160.0%5237-3767

Utah Punting
NoYdsAvgLng
Chris Hunter49194039.655
Daniel Pulsipher412731.840
TEAM100.00
TOTALS54206738.355

OPP Scoring (7+ points)
TeamTDFGXP2ptDXPSafPoints
JenkinsBYU30000018
SellersUNM30000018
HenleyKU30000018
PochmanBYU03400013
WoodRice20000012
PerryRice20000012
WilsonUSU20000012
OlsenUTEP0230009
KnorrUSU0220008
HigginsTlsa1001008
TOTALS331231102271

OPP Passing (Top 15)
TeamC-Att-IntYardsY/ALngTDSackEffic
HutchinsonStan23-40-12656.6461116.40
JohnerKU12-25-02108.47042171.36
ArellanesFSU16-28-31896.85311104.20
FlaniganSMU13-31-11665.4521291.11
SellersUNM14-26-01626.22600106.18
DeGarTlsa16-41-21513.7161268.25
HicklUTEP10-26-11244.8301283.52
MullinsUSU13-20-11206.02002105.40
SaukUSU7-20-0814.0180069.02
TaylorTCU11-18-0724.02217113.04
SarkisianBYU7-12-0705.81800107.33
DoverTCU6-9-0323.6130196.53
RichardsonRice1-3-0289.32810221.73
DonatiFSU4-6-1274.5130071.13
GillenTlsa1-1-044.0400133.60
TOTALS155-307-1217015.5701119101.04

OPP Rushing (Top 15)
TeamNoGainLossNetAvgLngTD
HenleyKU4122042165.3262
McKenzieBYU2318041767.7391
JenkinsBYU2916151565.4193
WilsonUSU3114821464.7222
WomackSMU2112511245.9160
GeorgeRice6108010818.0761
PolkUTEP1910511045.5350
NelsonRice810019912.4230
BoydTCU19992975.1120
SellersUNM15922906.0193
PerryRice14873846.0121
WhiteTlsa18841834.6151
MitchellTCU22791783.5180
GrayFSU13794755.8150
GordonUNM19798713.7170
TOTALS515259023223584.67619

OPP Receiving (Top 15)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
RobersonFSU1014214.2531
MitchellTCU8577.1220
JenkinsUSU7659.3180
ManningStan69215.3460
WilsonUSU6355.8150
KimbroughFSU6203.390
CaswellTlsa5448.8140
McGrewUNM46416.0260
DunnStan45614.0190
WashingtonTCU4112.870
JohnsonSMU36722.3520
FridayKU35919.7351
JohnsonUTEP35618.7300
TuckerFSU34816.0220
CarpenterUTEP33311.0200
TOTALS154170111.07011

OPP Kick Returns (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
JacobyTlsa37324.3250
HuntTCU36622.0310
DunnStan26030.0350
PerryRice26030.0390
OllisFSU15858.0580
HigginsTlsa25527.5310
WomackSMU24924.5260
OliverUNM23819.0230
JenkinsBYU13434.0340
HenleyKU12424.0240
TOTALS2459224.7580

OPP Punt Returns (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
PerryRice310234.0671
McCallaRice22613.0150
WashingtonTCU22311.5180
BookmanStan2189.0100
BailieUTEP11212.0120
BraggsTlsa11212.0120
SmithUNM2126.070
HumbleSMU11010.0100
TEAMTlsa11010.000
BandyUSU393.090
TOTALS2024212.1671

OPP Interceptions (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsTD
WinshipRice1601
JosephTlsa1200
RiccilloUTEP1150
MuirbrookBYU190
WhiteTCU140
BlevinsKU100
HarrisKU100
McDonaldUNM100
TOTALS81081

OPP Defense (Top 25)
TACKLESMISC
TeamTotalSoloAstSacksTFL/YPBUFFQBH
DraftStan168800/000
ComerUTEP168802/20
GillUSU1321101/20
GassFSU1321100/00
IrwinUNM128400/00
BordanoSMU126600/00
GillenTlsa112900/00
BorchersUNM107300/01
MadsenStan104600/000
KazadiTlsa102800/02
YoungTlsa101901/10
Van WaesTlsa101900/00
ReynoldsRice98100/00
MillerUSU97200/01
RhinehartSMU97200/01
TerrellUTEP97200/00
HarrisKU96300/01
KirryUTEP95400/00
RiccilloUTEP95400/01
MuirbrookBYU94510/02
HaskinsStan92700/000
StoutmireFSU91800/00
HansenStan85301/200
WrightUNM85301/10
SwansonStan84400/000
TOTALS8583794791127/833700


OPP Kicking (Top 15)
TeamFGPctLngXPPts
PochmanBYU3-3100.0%414-413
OlsenUTEP2-2100.0%373-39
KnorrUSU2-366.7%472-28
McCordKU0-00.0%06-66
HernandezSMU1-1100.0%282-25
ToriganFSU1-1100.0%552-25
MillerStan1-1100.0%221-14
RuffRice0-10.0%04-44
AndersonTlsa1-1100.0%530-13
GrimesRice0-00.0%03-33
BloomUNM1-1100.0%490-03
CasonUNM0-00.0%03-33
ReederTCU0-30.0%01-11
TOTALS12-170.0%5531-3267

OPP Punting (Top 15)
TeamNoYdsAvgLng
MyrickTlsa836645.867
RoyalKU732446.358
OlsenUTEP730443.449
HuffmanTCU727339.055
MillerStan627545.875
BloomUNM624540.858
RobertsFSU418847.055
MorrealeUSU416441.045
ScottiSMU414837.040
PhillipsRice210251.053
BoardmanBYU27236.043
TOTALS57246143.275


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