Team Statistics

1979 Houston Opponent
First Downs by Rush-Pass-Pen-Total 80-131-2-213 93-109-4-206
Third Down Efficiency 52-153-34% 44-150-29%
Fourth Down Efficiency 0-4-0% 8-19-42%
Red Zone Efficiency (pts-poss-pct) 63-119-53% 67-126-53%
Total Offense-Plays-Avg Yards Per Play 4009-733-5.5 3770-730-5.2
Total Net Yards Rushing 1486 1841
Total Rushes 383 400
Average Per Rush 3.9 4.6
Passes Completed/Attempted 183/305 (60.0%) 147/310 (47.4%)
Net Yards Passing 2523 1929
Avg Yards Per Pass 9.2 6.6
Sacked/Yards Lost 45/281 20/126
Punts/Average 56/41.3 56/40.1
Punts Received/Return Yardage 35/235 29/487
Kickoffs/Returns 46/969 59/1239
Interceptions/Returns 16/132 11/161
Penalties/Yards 64/611 65/583
Total Fumbles/Fumbles Lost 16/4 23/5
Time of Possession 364 mins 32 secs 359 mins 58 secs
Average Drive Start HOA 33 OPP 31

Passing Stats

Att Comp Yds Comp % Yds/Att TD TD % INT INT % Long Sack Rating
1979 Houston
Warren Moon 300 180 2769 60.0 9.2 16 5.3 11 3.7 73 45/281 93.0
Gifford Nielsen 5 3 35 60.0 7.0 0 0 0 0 13 0/0 81.3

Rushing Stats

No Yds Avg Long TD 2 Pt Conv Fumbles/Lost
1979 Houston
Earl Campbell 272 1117 4.1 38 8 0 4/1
Rob Carpenter 48 175 3.6 13 1 0 1/0
Warren Moon 26 53 2.0 10 1 0 1/0
Tim Wilson 24 93 3.9 19 1 0 1/1
Ronnie Coleman 8 48 6.0 10 0 0 1/0
Gifford Nielsen 3 -3 -1.0 0 0 0 0/0
Boobie Clark 2 3 1.5 4 0 0 0/0

Receiving Stats

No Yds Avg Long TD 2 Pt Conv
1979 Houston
Mike Barber 43 765 17.8 57 5 0
Ken Burrough 41 895 21.8 73 5 0
Tim Wilson 37 377 10.2 23 2 0
Rob Carpenter 25 181 7.2 22 1 0
Mike Renfro 19 404 21.3 49 3 0
Rich Caster 6 67 11.2 14 0 0
Earl Campbell 5 38 7.6 13 0 0
Ronnie Coleman 3 34 11.3 15 0 0
Whiteshoes Johnson 2 24 12.0 15 0 0
Conrad Rucker 2 19 9.5 10 0 0

Field Goals

1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Totals % Made
1979 Houston
Toni Fritsch 3/3 7/8 12/14 14/15 0/1 36/41 87.8

Punting

No Avg Net Tb Inside 20 Long Blocked
1979 Houston
Cliff Parsley 56 41.3 31.5 3 27 55 0

Kickoff Returns

No Yds Avg Long TD
1979 Houston
Richard Ellender 28 579 20.7 28 0
Ronnie Coleman 18 390 21.7 56 0

Punt Returns

Ret FC Yds Avg Long TD
1979 Houston
Richard Ellender 35 0 235 6.7 36 0

Individual Defense

Tackles Sacks Fum Rec
1979 Houston
Art Stringer 75 0 2
Ted Washington Sr. 73 1 2
Gregg Bingham 65 0 1
Andy Dorris 52 8 1
J.C. Wilson 41 0 0
Mike Reinfeldt 40 0 0
Vernon Perry 40 1 0
Curley Culp 38 3 0
Robert Brazile 37 0 3
Greg Stemrick 35 1 0
Elvin Bethea 24 3 0
Jesse Baker 7 3 0
Bill Currier 5 0 1
Richard Ellender 0 0 1
Tim Wilson 0 0 1
Ken Burrough 0 0 1
Carl Mauck 0 0 2
Rich Caster 0 0 2
Conway Hayman 0 0 1

Interceptions

No Yds Avg Long TD
1979 Houston
Greg Stemrick 6 18 3.0 10 0
Mike Reinfeldt 4 61 15.3 25 0
J.C. Wilson 3 37 12.3 25 0
Vernon Perry 2 4 2.0 4 0
Ted Washington Sr. 1 12 12.0 12 0