1978 Penn State Nittany Lions      

1977 | 1979 

Coach: Joe Paterno
Conference: Independent
Record: 11-1
Final AP Ranking: 4
Bowl Game: Sugar Bowl




 GAME RESULTS
 Date  Team  Score  Attendance  Notes
 9/1/1978  @ Temple  W 10-7    
 9/9/1978    Rutgers  W 26-10    
 9/16/1978  @ Ohio State  W 19-0    
 9/23/1978    Southern Methodist  W 26-21    
 9/30/1978    Texas Christian  W 58-0    
 10/7/1978  @ Kentucky  W 30-0    
 10/21/1978    Syracuse  W 45-15    
 10/28/1978  @ West Virginia  W 49-21    
 11/4/1978    Maryland  W 27-3    
 11/11/1978    North Carolina State  W 19-10    
 11/25/1978    Pittsburgh  W 17-10    
 1/1/1979    Alabama  L 7-14    Sugar Bowl



INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
Player Pos  Award
 Chuck Fusina  qb  Maxwell Award (Outstanding Player)
 Bruce Clark    Rotary Lombardi Award (Outstanding Lineman)
 


PASSING STATISTICS
Player Name Pos # GP Comp Att % Yards TD INT TD% INT% Y/A RAT
 Chuck Fusina  qb    11  137  242  56.61  1859  11  12  4.5  5.0  7.7  126.22
 Tony Capozzoli  qb    6  5  12  41.67  86  2  1  16.7  8.3  7.2  140.20

RUSHING STATISTICS
Player Name Pos # GP Att Yards TD % Y/G A/G TD/G A/TD LNG
 Matt Suhey  rb    11  184  720  7  3.91  65.5  16.7  0.6  26.29  29
 Booker Moore  rb    11  143  602  6  4.21  54.7  13.0  0.5  23.83  52
 Mike Guman  rb    9  91  351  2  3.86  39.0  10.1  0.2  45.50  42
 Bob Torrey  rb    11  76  337  1  4.43  30.6  6.9  0.1  76.00  44
 Joel Coles  rb    9  43  173  1  4.02  19.2  4.8  0.1  43.00  18
 Anthony Alguero  rb    7  15  76  1  5.07  10.9  2.1  0.1  15.00  17
 Leo McClelland  rb    4  14  58  1  4.14  14.5  3.5  0.3  14.00  11
 Tom Donovan  wr    10  5  19  0  3.80  1.9  0.5  N/A  0.00  9
 Irv Pankey  te    11  1  4  0  4.00  0.4  0.1  N/A  0.00  4
 Tony Capozzoli  qb    6  2  -6  0  -3.00  -1.0  0.3  N/A  0.00  5
 Bob Bassett  wr    11  1  -16  0  -16.00  -1.5  0.1  N/A  0.00  0
 Chuck Fusina  qb    11  51  -116  2  -2.27  -10.5  4.6  0.2  25.50  16

RECEIVING STATISTICS
Player Name Pos # GP Att Yards TD % Y/G R/G TD/G R/TD LNG
 Scott Fitzkee  wr    11  37  630  6  17.03  57.3  3.4  0.5  6.17  65
 Mike Guman  rb    9  18  181  1  10.06  20.1  2.0  0.1  18.00  27
 Matt Suhey  rb    11  15  285  2  19.00  25.9  1.4  0.2  7.50  52
 Bob Bassett  wr    11  15  285  2  19.00  25.9  1.4  0.2  7.50  52
 Brad Scovill  te    11  14  205  1  14.64  18.6  1.3  0.1  14.00  53
 Booker Moore  rb    11  14  71  0  5.07  6.5  1.3  0.0  0.00  14
 Tom Donovan  wr    10  11  224  1  20.36  22.4  1.1  0.1  11.00  63
 Irv Pankey  te    11  10  105  0  10.50  9.5  0.9  0.0  0.00  17
 Joel Coles  rb    9  6  43  0  7.17  4.8  0.7  0.0  0.00  19
 Bob Torrey  rb    11  3  21  0  7.00  1.9  0.3  0.0  0.00  13

DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
Player Name Pos GP Solo Asst Tackles INT INT Yds IntTDs Sacks SFY PD FF


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