1979 Houston 26, 1977 Denver 28

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

OT

Total

1979 Houston

10

7

3

6

0

26

1977 Denver

7

7

7

7

0

28

Scoring Plays
Qtr Clock Poss Scoring Description(Extra Point) Score
1 10:12 1979 Houston R.Carpenter 2 yd. run (T.Fritsch kick) 7-0 HOA
1 5:06 1979 Houston T.Fritsch 23 yd. field goal 10-0 HOA
1 0:36 1977 Denver T.Davis 26 yd. run (J.Turner kick) 10-7 HOA
2 5:06 1979 Houston M.Barber 28 yd. pass from W.Moon (T.Fritsch kick) 17-7 HOA
2 0:15 1977 Denver T.Davis 8 yd. run (J.Turner kick) 17-14 HOA
3 10:12 1977 Denver R.Upchurch 84 yd. return (J.Turner kick) 21-17 DEA
3 6:36 1979 Houston T.Fritsch 47 yd. field goal 21-20 DEA
4 13:30 1977 Denver R.Upchurch 74 yd. return (J.Turner kick) 28-20 DEA
4 6:00 1979 Houston T.Fritsch 43 yd. field goal 28-23 DEA
4 4:30 1979 Houston T.Fritsch 40 yd. field goal 28-26 DEA

Team Statistics

1979 Houston 1977 Denver
First Downs by Rush-Pass-Pen-Total 5-11-0-16 8-5-1-14
Third Down Efficiency 4-15-27% 4-12-33%
Fourth Down Efficiency 0-0-0% 0-1-0%
Red Zone Efficiency (pts-poss-pct) 13-21-62% 7-14-50%
Total Offense-Plays-Avg Yards Per Play 339-62-5.5 213-57-3.7
Total Net Yards Rushing 129 133
Total Rushes 33 31
Average Per Rush 3.9 4.3
Passes Completed/Attempted 13/24 (54.2%) 7/26 (26.9%)
Net Yards Passing 210 80
Avg Yards Per Pass 10.0 3.1
Sacked/Yards Lost 5/31 0/0
Punts/Average 6/39.5 6/39.7
Punts Received/Return Yardage 5/32 4/191
Kickoffs/Returns 3/57 6/117
Interceptions/Returns 2/12 0/0
Penalties/Yards 5/50 5/19
Total Fumbles/Fumbles Lost 1/1 1/1
Time of Possession 33 mins 19 secs 26 mins 41 secs
Average Drive Start HOA 33 DEA 29

Passing Stats

Att Comp Yds Comp % Yds/Att TD TD % INT INT % Long Sack Rating
1979 Houston
Warren Moon 24 13 241 54.2 10.0 1 4.2 0 0 48 5/31 103.0
1977 Denver
Craig Morton 26 7 80 26.9 3.1 0 0 2 7.7 15 0/0 7.9

Rushing Stats

No Yds Avg Long TD 2 Pt Conv Fumbles/Lost
1979 Houston
Earl Campbell 27 120 4.4 23 0 0 0/0
Rob Carpenter 3 11 3.7 7 1 0 0/0
Warren Moon 2 -7 -3.5 -1 0 0 0/0
Tim Wilson 1 5 5.0 5 0 0 0/0
1977 Denver
Terrell Davis 24 111 4.6 26 2 0 0/0
Craig Morton 4 17 4.3 13 0 0 0/0
Lonnie Perrin 3 5 1.7 7 0 0 0/0

Receiving Stats

No Yds Avg Long TD 2 Pt Conv
1979 Houston
Ken Burrough 5 121 24.2 48 0 0
Mike Renfro 3 55 18.3 21 0 0
Mike Barber 3 49 16.3 28 1 0
Rob Carpenter 1 7 7.0 7 0 0
Tim Wilson 1 9 9.0 9 0 0
1977 Denver
Haven Moses 3 43 14.3 15 0 0
Terrell Davis 2 20 10.0 13 0 0
Riley Odoms 2 17 8.5 10 0 0

Field Goals

1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Totals % Made
1979 Houston
Toni Fritsch 0/0 1/1 0/0 3/3 0/1 4/5 80.0
1977 Denver
Jim Turner 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/1 0/0 0/1 0.0

Punting

No Avg Net Tb Inside 20 Long Blocked
1979 Houston
Cliff Parsley 6 39.5 7.7 0 2 49 0
1977 Denver
Bucky Dilts 6 39.7 34.3 0 3 42 0

Kickoff Returns

No Yds Avg Long TD
1979 Houston
Richard Ellender 2 38 19.0 21 0
Ronnie Coleman 1 19 19.0 19 0
1977 Denver
Rick Upchurch 6 117 19.5 24 0

Punt Returns

Ret FC Yds Avg Long TD
1979 Houston
Richard Ellender 5 0 32 6.4 16 0
1977 Denver
Rick Upchurch 4 0 191 47.8 84 2

Individual Defense

Tackles Sacks Fum Rec
1979 Houston
Mike Reinfeldt 6 0 0
Ted Washington Sr. 6 0 0
Art Stringer 5 0 0
Gregg Bingham 4 0 1
Andy Dorris 3 0 0
Robert Brazile 3 0 0
Curley Culp 3 0 0
Greg Stemrick 2 0 0
Vernon Perry 1 0 0
Elvin Bethea 1 0 0
J.C. Wilson 1 0 0
1977 Denver
Bob Swenson 14 2 0
Lyle Alzado 5 2 0
Steve Foley 4 0 0
Bill Thompson 4 0 0
Louis Wright 4 0 0
Tom Jackson 4 0 0
Randy Gradishar 4 0 0
Bernard Jackson 4 0 0
Joe Rizzo 3 0 0
Barney Chavous 3 1 0
Haven Moses 0 0 1

Interceptions

No Yds Avg Long TD
1979 Houston
J.C. Wilson 1 12 12.0 12 0
Greg Stemrick 1 0 0.0 0 0
1977 Denver