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1981 Season Stats

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BYU13214710284465
OPP41535175220


1981 (11-2)
DateOpponentScore
Sep 5@ Long Beach State31 - 8 W
Sep 12Air Force45 - 21 W
Sep 19@ UTEP65 - 8 W
Sep 26@ Colorado41 - 20 W
Oct 2Utah State32 - 26 W
Oct 10UNLV41 - 45 L
Oct 17@ San Diego State27 - 7 W
Oct 24@ Wyoming20 - 33 L
Oct 31New Mexico31 - 7 W
Nov 7@ Colorado State63 - 14 W
Nov 14@ Hawaii13 - 3 W
Nov 21Utah56 - 28 W
Dec 18vs. Washington State38 - 36 W


Coaching Staff
Head CoachLaVell Edwards
Running BacksGarth Hall
Quarterbacks
ReceiversNorm Chow
Defensive LineTom Ramage
Assistant Head Coach/Defensive CoordinatorFred Whittingham
Defensive Backs/Special TeamsDick Felt
JV/Offensive LineMel Olson
Offensive Coordinator/Offensive LineRoger French


Team Stats
BYUOPP
Scoring465220
    Points per Game38.818.3
1st Downs318221
Rushing1,4811,659
    Rushing Attempts393508
    Yards Gained Rushing1,9122,187
    Yards Lost Rushing431528
        Average per Rush3.83.3
        Average per Game123.4138.3
    TDs Rushing4287
Passing4,2832,210
    Passes Attempted535345
    Passes Completed329203
    Intercepted1219
        Average per Pass8.06.4
        Average per Catch13.010.9
        Average per Game356.9184.2
    TDs Passing3510
    Pass Efficiency145.85111.20
    Pass Efficiency Differential34.65-34.65
Total Offensive Plays928853
Total Net Yards5,7643,869
    Average Gain Per Play6.214.54
    Average per Game480.33480.33
Fumbles - Lost30 - 1833 - 15
Penalties - Yards - 1121 - 1307
Interceptions - Yards19 - 23712 - 203
    Int Return Average12.4716.92
Punts - Yards58 - 233082 - 3453
    Average Per Punt40.1742.11
Punt Returns - Yards45 - 38327 - 251
    Punt Return Average8.519.30
Kickoff Returns - Yards17 - 25143 - 860
    Kick Return Average14.7620.00
Season Info
Record11-2
ConferenceWestern Athletic
BowlHoliday Bowl


BYU Scoring
TDFGXP2ptDXPSafPoints
Waymon Hamilton160000096
Kurt Gunther0105700087
Gordon Hudson100000060
Scott Pettis90000054
Dan Plater60000036
Glen Kozlowski50000030
Neil Balholm30000018
Scott Collie30000018
Vai Sikahema30000018
David Mills20000012
Todd Shell20000012
Bruce Hansen1000006
Tom Holmoe1000006
Dave McKee1000006
Kirk Pendleton1000006
TOTALS631057000465

BYU Passing
C-Att-IntYardsY/ALngTDSackEffic
Jim McMahon272-423-735558.46730154.99
Steve Young56-112-57316.5535110.63
Eric Krzmarzick1-3-0-3-1.00024.93
TOTALS329-538-1242838.067350145.03

BYU Rushing
NoGainLossNetAvgLngTD
Scott Pettis94543444995.3415
Waymon Hamilton9640393944.14214
Vai Sikahema3524312426.9223
Steve Young533371042334.4370
Bruce Hansen3518371765.0171
Jimmy Jones12717645.3130
Blair Buswell12022.020
Glen Kozlowski103-3-3.000
Kurt Gunther2029-29-14.500
Jim McMahon64130227-97-1.5170
TOTALS393191243114813.84223

BYU Receiving
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Gordon Hudson6796014.36710
Dan Plater6289114.4535
Scott Pettis4849010.2384
Waymon Hamilton3238712.1622
Neil Balholm3146515.0322
Glen Kozlowski2937613.0495
Scott Collie2640415.5683
Bruce Hansen141067.6240
Vai Sikahema11978.8220
David Mills66410.7312
David Aina11919.0190
Jimmy Jones11717.0170
Kirk Pendleton177.071
TOTALS329428313.06834

BYU Kick Returns
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Vai Sikahema1118817.10
Bruce Hansen44711.80
David Mills11616.00
John Mannion100.00
TOTALS1725114.800

BYU Punt Returns
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Vai Sikahema443778.60
TEAM166.00
TOTALS453838.500

BYU Interceptions
NoYdsTD
Dave McKee4571
Tom Holmoe3610
John Mannion2320
Steve Brady2260
Todd Shell2242
Kyle Whittingham2230
Mike O'Neil2110
Mark Brady130
Kevin Walker100
TOTALS192373

BYU Defense
TACKLESMISC
TotalSoloAstSacksTFL/YPBUFFQBH
Kyle Whittingham1327854716/839
David Aupiu72452713/103
Steve Brady68392901/700
Dave McKee64303400/910
Tom Holmoe61253601/700
Todd Shell5840180/2304
Pulusila Filiaga54332142/0219
Mike Morgan49371281/002
Brandon Flint483711137/439
Kevin Walker44212313/501
Chuck Ehin4236623/102
Brad Anae3933695/2216
Mike O'Neil3021910/101
John Ramage1981102/0010
Brian Hansen178921/201
John Mannion1612400/100
Cary Whittingham1210210/100
Mark Brady106402/100
Jim Herrmann87140/011
Barry Oates64230/003
Michael Jensen63300/200
Kyle Morrell62400/000
Mark Walker54100/000
Dennis Mazzora41320/003
John Adams33000/0000
Neils Tidwell33000/0000
Dennis Webb31200/000
Greg Peterson22000/000
Regan Andrews22000/0000
Blake Jensen22000/0000
Pat Cabulagan1100/0
Kurt Gunther11000/000
Glen Kozlowski1100/0
Dave Hoggan00010/000
TOTALS8885563325947/2551374


BYU Kicking
FGPctLngXPPts
Kurt Gunther10-1952.6%4557-6387
TOTALS10-190.0%4557-6387

BYU Punting
NoYdsAvgLng
Mike Mees57233040.966
TOTALS57233040.966

OPP Scoring (7+ points)
TeamTDFGXP2ptDXPSafPoints
RodgersUtah30010020
DavisWyo30000018
McPhersonUSU20000012
CrouseUNLV20000012
PhillipsUNLV0160009
AlvarezUtah0220008
MooreWyo1001008
RileyUTEP1001008
TOTALS30418500220

OPP Passing (Top 15)
TeamC-Att-IntYardsY/ALngTDSackEffic
KingUNLV31-57-44738.3522121.64
EssingtonCU22-35-12717.7332141.04
KoflerSDSU19-33-12146.5280105.99
FergusonUtah15-27-12127.9470114.10
QuarlesUH9-17-01518.9420127.55
DavisWyo5-11-012411.3811170.15
CanalesUSU16-30-31183.919399.37
NugentCSU9-18-21166.4271100.24
AntoineAFA11-19-21035.419082.38
ThenellCSU7-16-1925.8231100.18
GascaLBSU11-24-3733.022046.38
OsbornUNM5-18-0502.815169.44
McEachernUTEP6-19-0472.539052.36
DisneyLBSU2-4-04310.8321222.80
MillerAFA3-3-03311.0170192.40
TOTALS185-363-1922106.181120102.55

OPP Rushing (Top 15)
TeamNoGainLossNetAvgLngTD
RodgersUtah14173017312.4873
DavisWyo16151111408.8323
QuarlesUH1510012885.9360
CrouseUNLV16892875.4182
RousonCU17851844.9171
MooreWyo78008011.4251
LindsayCSU23816753.3100
SundquistAFA18701693.8191
ToloumuUH8590597.4200
TurnerUSU18623593.3171
MonroeUtah11561555.0130
GoffiganWyo9460465.1220
BynumUSU9493465.1180
MortonUNLV8420425.2150
BrooksCSU8400405.0100
TOTALS508218652816583.38717

OPP Receiving (Top 15)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
MortonUNLV1014614.6621
ChampineCSU911612.9231
McPhersonUSU9879.7192
SanduskyUNLV816120.1361
KirbyAFA89111.4190
SpekUNLV7628.9120
GrahamUtah59519.0410
RousonCU56412.8220
DurhamSDSU55511.0170
EllisSDSU5459.0130
WilliamsWyo411428.5811
SmithSDSU45714.2280
ParkerCU4358.8140
GrossLBSU4358.8220
RichesenUtah36120.3470
TOTALS184217311.88110

OPP Kick Returns (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
StanleyCU515831.60
MonroeUtah510721.40
JonesUSU36923.00
AdamsAFA46516.20
SmithSDSU45614.00
ClashWyo25527.50
AllenUTEP35418.00
ToloumuUH24924.50
FaucettCSU23919.50
BrowneCSU23718.50
TOTALS4386120.000

OPP Punt Returns (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
KirbyAFA611018.31
NoblesSDSU4317.80
McLemoreUH22110.50
WilsonUtah22010.00
LeidelmeyerLBSU3144.70
DavisWyo11313.00
FernandezUSU2136.50
SanduskyUNLV2105.00
StanleyCU284.00
ClashWyo263.00
TOTALS272519.301

OPP Interceptions (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsTD
WilliamsUNLV2620
DeanSDSU2460
McLemoreUH1230
FowlerWyo1210
SaintUNLV1190
JenkinsUNLV1180
RayLBSU1140
MogCSU100
HogueUSU100
AndersonLBSU100
TOTALS122030

OPP Defense (Top 25)
TACKLESMISC
TeamTotalSoloAstSacksTFL/YPBUFFQBH
GompfUtah149510/010
MarcheseUtah128400/100
DaleSDSU126611/0
ScottAFA1221000/000
HarperCSU11290/1
CloughCSU11290/0
DeanSDSU107300/3
HornfeckUNM106400/100
JarvisUNLV106401/001
SalleyWyo10460/1
ReidUtah96300/001
FraneySDSU96311/0
HowardLBSU9630/1
FaucettCSU9450/2
RemingtonCU93601/000
McLemoreUH87101/10
KyleUH87101/00
BynumCU87100/101
RayLBSU8710/1
ClashWyo8621/4
GreenwoodUNM85301/000
GuinesWyo8531/0
LawsonUtah84400/000
DonaldsonCU84400/100
BrownUTEP8440/0
TOTALS8744544201849/071924


OPP Kicking (Top 15)
TeamFGPctLngXPPts
PhillipsUNLV1-250.0%456-69
AlvarezUtah2-366.7%432-28
LarsenUH1-333.3%400-03
PavlichAFA0-00.0%03-33
PooleCSU0-00.0%02-22
MoneyUSU0-10.0%02-42
ParksUNM0-10.0%01-11
TobinWyo0-10.0%01-21
MeyerSDSU0-10.0%01-11
TOTALS4-120.0%4518-2130

OPP Punting (Top 15)
TeamNoYdsAvgLng
PadiaUTEP1247039.25
FergusonUNM1244537.158
HoranLBSU944649.662
KubiakAFA730042.952
WoodsCU627545.856
WeilWyo625242.051
SpeerUtah625041.746
NatividadUH624641.053
JezulinSDSU623739.550
PooleCSU520841.644
RutledgeUNLV416541.245
McClureUSU315953.060
TOTALS82345342.162


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