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1973 Season Stats

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BYU334
OPP248


1973 (5-6)
DateOpponentScore
Sep 15Colorado State13 - 21 L
Sep 29Oregon State37 - 14 W
Oct 6@ Utah State7 - 13 L
Oct 13Iowa State24 - 26 L
Oct 20@ Arizona State12 - 52 L
Oct 27@ Wyoming21 - 41 L
Nov 3New Mexico56 - 21 W
Nov 10Arizona10 - 24 L
Nov 17Weber State45 - 14 W
Nov 24@ Utah46 - 22 W
Dec 1@ UTEP63 - 0 W


Coaching Staff
Head CoachLaVell Edwards
Defensive LineTom Ramage
FreshmenMel Olson
LinebackersFred Whittingham
Defensive Coordinator/Defensive BacksDick Felt
Offensive Coordinator/Offensive LineDave Kragthorpe
Quarterbacks/ReceiversDewey Warren
Running Backs/ReceiversJ.D. Helm


Team Stats
BYUOPP
Scoring334248
    Points per Game30.422.5
1st Downs260184
    Rushing 1st Downs11779
    Passing 1st Downs12379
    Penalty2026
Rushing1,8811,817
    Rushing Attempts517498
    Yards Gained Rushing2,3292,144
    Yards Lost Rushing448327
        Average per Rush3.63.6
        Average per Game171.0165.2
    TDs Rushing1717
Passing2,9301,932
    Passes Attempted410308
    Passes Completed235125
    Intercepted1918
        Average per Pass7.16.3
        Average per Catch12.515.5
        Average per Game266.4175.6
    TDs Passing2413
    Pass Efficiency127.4095.52
    Pass Efficiency Differential31.88-31.88
Total Offensive Plays927806
Total Net Yards4,8113,749
    Average Gain Per Play5.194.65
    Average per Game437.36437.36
Fumbles - Lost34 - 2028 - 20
Penalties - Yards111 - 114892 - 964
Interceptions - Yards18 - 19519 - 142
    Int Return Average10.837.47
Punts - Yards58 - 228484 - 3436
    Average Per Punt39.3840.90
Punt Returns - Yards43 - 57526 - 99
    Punt Return Average13.373.81
Kickoff Returns - Yards44 - 87933 - 676
    Kick Return Average19.9820.48
Time of Possession/Game00:0000:00
Season Info
Record5-6
ConferenceWestern Athletic


BYU Scoring
TDFGXP2ptDXPSafPoints
Dev Duke072600047
Jay Miller70000042
Wayne Bower60000036
Gary Sheide50000030
Randy Litchfield31400025
John Betham40000024
Jeff Blanc30000018
Charlie Ah You20000012
Gil Gillenwater20000012
Mike Pistorius20000012
Dan Taylor20000012
Dave Affleck1000006
Larry Carr1000006
Dave Coon1000006
Sam Lobue1000006
Mike Russell1000006
Mark Terranova1000006
Steve Stratton0001002
Keith Rivera0000012
TOTALS42830101310

BYU Passing
C-Att-IntYardsY/ALngTDSackEffic
Gary Sheide177-294-1223508.022143.88
Randy Litchfield54-107-75545.2287.04
Dave Terry4-7-0263.7088.34
John Betham0-1-000.000.00
Mark Terranova0-1-000.000.00
TOTALS235-410-1929307.10240127.40

BYU Rushing
NoGainLossNetAvgLngTD
Mark Terranova94454404144.41
Steve Stratton6033333305.50
Jeff Blanc61319183014.93
Randy Litchfield623231082153.53
Charlie Ah You4319261864.32
Gil Gillenwater43170141563.62
Wayne Bower2811021903.22
Dave Coon4115721902.20
Dan Taylor22787713.20
Dan Van Valkenburg8311303.80
Lynn Zwahlen2132115.50
Tom Easley13033.00
Tim Mahoney122.020
Gary Sheide45132139-7-0.25
Dave Terry6719-12-2.00
TEAM2039-39-19.50
TOTALS519232243818413.5218

BYU Receiving
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Jay Miller100118111.88
Mike Pistorius3745712.42
Lynn Zwahlen2532413.00
Wayne Bower212059.84
Steve Stratton1016516.51
John Betham922925.43
Mark Terranova7578.11
Dave Coon7537.61
Jeff Blanc67111.80
Dan Taylor5316.22
Tom Toolson23819.00
Sam Lobue16868.01
Dave Affleck13434.01
Dan Van Valkenburg11414.00
Charlie Ah You166.00
Gil Gillenwater144.00
Joe Bailey1-7-7.00
TOTALS235293012.5024

BYU Kick Returns
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Lynn Zwahlen1736621.5
Mark Terranova1229524.6
Jeff Blanc48220.5
John Betham24824.0
Wayne Bower4328.0
Gil Gillenwater12121.0
Steve Stratton22010.0
Dan Van Valkenburg2157.5
Steve Ewing2157.50
TOTALS4689419.400

BYU Punt Returns
NoYdsAvgLngTD
John Betham4055413.81
Jeff Blanc11414.00
Lynn Zwahlen144.00
Dave Atkinson133.00
TOTALS4357513.401

BYU Interceptions
NoYdsTD
Mike Russell61121
Larry Carr3281
Dave Atkinson3140
Phil Jensen2200
Doug Adams270
Dave Campos1100
Reed Gempeler100
TOTALS181912

BYU Defense
TACKLESMISC
TotalSoloAstSacksTFL/YPBUFFQBH
Larry Carr10666402/710
Paul Linford7944355/0116
Stan Varner6839292/426
Mike Russell6449151/900
Dana Wilgar6340232/721
Bob Larsen62332911/313
Mike Preston6143187/212
Doug Adams5941187/210
Wayne Baker5835234/200
Sid Smith5132194/104
Dave Atkinson494180/600
Gary Shaw4523226/010
Wally Molifua4327167/226
Phil Jensen4124174/204
Tom Echo Hawk3318152/100
Reed Gempeler3015151/310
Keith Rivera241686/016
Grant Wells171163/002
Craig Jensen136702/0100
Tom Murphy11560/000
Roy Robins11561/200
Clark Carlson10822/001
Joe Livingston10731/500
Kahili Hunt954/110
Gary Stoddard80801/0100
Blake Murdock74300/0000
Larry Tucker7070/000
Steve Price41300/0000
Dave Brooks33000/0000
Steve Dewey22000/0000
Orrin Olsen220/0
Lloyd Fairbanks1100/0
Julian Smilowitz1010/0
TOTALS1052646406081/0611551


BYU Kicking
FGPctLngXPPts
Randy Litchfield1-1100.0%4-5
Dev Duke8-2236.4%29-36
TOTALS9-230.0%033-41

BYU Punting
NoYdsAvgLng
Mark Giles582484.3
TOTALS582484.3

OPP Scoring (7+ points)
TeamTDFGXP2ptDXPSafPoints
OdomUtah20000012
MacLachlanCSU20000012
GreenASU20000012
MaloneASU20000012
MarionWyo02500011
KushASU0150008
KnappUSU0210007
TOTALS29723101222

OPP Passing (Top 15)
TeamC-Att-IntYardsY/ALngTDSackEffic
WhiteASU17-25-030312.1773209.41
Van GalderUtah14-41-22486.059399.35
CockrehamWyo14-26-02278.7253165.26
StuebbeCSU13-31-12056.647091.03
WhiteOSU15-41-11934.735071.25
WilliamsUNM8-21-21326.3422103.28
WoodsUNM9-20-3995.040056.58
HillUA5-17-1724.227053.22
BockwoldtWeb5-15-0724.832073.65
GrantWeb1-2-07035.0701509.00
AlexanderASU3-9-0566.222085.60
DuncanUTEP3-11-4514.60-6.51
ChurchWeb4-14-1372.617036.49
TaroliOSU1-1-02626.0261648.40
WilsonUSU3-6-0223.712080.80
TOTALS117-290-1818326.37713095.79

OPP Rushing (Top 15)
TeamNoGainLossNetAvgLngTD
UpchurchUA171468.6801
GibsonUSU2113501356.4261
GreenASU171287.5330
WillisUTEP16986.1390
HamiltonUA10969.6801
TaroliOSU13705.4450
WhiteASU7669.4491
WilliamsWyo17663.9131
DixonWyo46315.8541
MacLachlanCSU24582.4102
CuieASU13524.0131
ChurchWeb12514.2450
MaloneASU11444.0322
HutchinsUtah8425.2180
PettyUTEP13413.2100
TOTALS4342283215753.68015

OPP Receiving (Top 15)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
OwensASU617328.8771
ChildressWeb612621.0701
GrayWyo611218.7251
HudsonASU68414.0230
DunnWyo68113.5211
MillerCSU58917.8400
HutchinsUtah48020.0591
RobbinsUtah44511.2180
HawbakerUNM4379.2130
LegeUNM4317.881
OdomUtah37625.3362
BauerUNM36020.0130
MaurerOSU35016.7350
HammackOSU33812.7261
LabarrereUNM28040.0421
TOTALS117183215.77712

OPP Kick Returns (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
TrussellWeb38227.30
TaroliOSU26633.00
BauerUNM35819.30
OdomUtah14848.00
CuieASU24723.50
CollinsUtah14545.00
OvertonOSU24321.50
PettyUTEP23718.50
PaigeUTEP23618.00
ConwayUtah33311.00
TOTALS3168522.100

OPP Punt Returns (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
GiammonaUSU22613.00
BellUA4205.00
TrussellWeb11313.00
LissCSU294.50
PehrsonUtah177.00
OwensASU177.00
OdomUtah155.00
ByersOSU351.70
FairmanWeb231.50
HudsonASU221.00
TOTALS23994.300

OPP Interceptions (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsTD
LawrenceUA1381
OppermanCSU1180
StewardCSU1160
PhasonUA1150
ErzingerWyo1120
GreshamUA150
ScottUSU140
ParishWeb140
BattleCSU130
WilliamsUSU100
TOTALS151151

OPP Defense (Top 25)
TACKLESMISC
TeamTotalSoloAstSacksTFL/YPBUFFQBH
WadeUTEP18612/
ErzingerWyo15960/00
NielsonOSU1587/0
ParishWeb144100/0
DowneyOSU13103/0
SandersOSU127500/0000
BarrettUTEP1266/1
HuddlestonUtah1257/0
WalkerCSU1248/0
EdwardsWeb12480/0
RydalchUtah1156/0
FairOSU1147/0
LofgreenWeb111101/1
StevensUtah1091/0
ColemanUTEP1064/0
WoodcockUNM10550/1
MottOSU1046/0
LonguevanUSU10370/00
BattleCSU945/0
BreunigASU9455/0
CervenyCSU936/0
LavaratoUSU9271/20
RosaUSU8621/20
FedoreWyo8620/01
MooreASU8530/1
TOTALS793385408037/672700


OPP Kicking (Top 15)
TeamFGPctLngXPPts
MarionWyo2-0.0%435-511
KushASU1-0.0%385-78
KnappUSU2-366.7%351-17
GorhamUA1-0.0%213-36
MarrelliUtah1-1100.0%371-24
MoralesCSU0-0.0%03-33
BergUNM0-0.0%03-33
KulaasOSU0-0.0%02-22
DreckselWeb0-0.0%00-10
BelicheskyUTEP0-10.0%00-00
TOTALS7-50.0%4323-2744

OPP Punting (Top 15)
TeamNoYdsAvgLng
ParishWeb1351439.552
BauerUNM935839.845
HoopesUA832941.154
CrittendenUTEP730743.958
MarrelliUtah729442.050
McKenzieOSU727639.447
WhiteASU627746.260
GutierrezUSU625041.767
MarionWyo623238.752
BlackfordCSU519739.457
SchuknechtASU14343.043
GervaisOSU13838.038
HeberWyo11818.018
TOTALS77313340.767


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