1996 OSU Football Stats

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           Record: 11-1, Big Ten 7-1 (Co-Champions)

          Overall Conference
     Date      Opponent          Score   Record   Record    Time  Attend
     ----      --------          -----  --------  --------  ----  -------
     Sep  9, 1996     RICE           W  70-7    1- 0- 0  0- 0- 0   3:13   93,479
     Sep 21, 1996     PITTSBURGH     W  72-0    2- 0- 0  0- 0- 0   3:01   93,968
     Sep 28, 1996  at Notre Dame     W  29-16   3- 0- 0  0- 0- 0   3:20   59,075
   * Oct  5, 1996     PENN STATE     W  38-7    4- 0- 0  1- 0- 0   3:11   94,241
   * Oct 12, 1996     WISCONSIN      W  17-14   5- 0- 0  2- 0- 0   3:03   94,215
   * Oct 19, 1996  at Purdue         W  42-14   6- 0- 0  3- 0- 0   3:24   60,172
   * Oct 26, 1996  at Iowa           W  38-26   7- 0- 0  4- 0- 0   3:30   70,397
   * Nov  2, 1996     MINNESOTA      W  45-0    8- 0- 0  5- 0- 0   3:09   93,588
   * Nov  9, 1996  at Illinois       W  48-0    9- 0- 0  6- 0- 0   2:56   54,412
   * Nov 16, 1996  at Indiana        W  27-17  10- 0- 0  7- 0- 0   3:20   49,271
   * Nov 23, 1996     MICHIGAN       L   9-13  10- 1- 0  7- 1- 0   3:13   94,676
   @ Jan  1, 1997  vs Arizona State  W  20-17  11- 1- 0  7- 1- 0   3:30  100,635

   * indicates conference game
   @ Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California


     TEAM STATISTICS                         OSU          OPP
     --------------------------------------------------------
     SCORING.......................          455          131
       Points Per Game.............         37.9         10.9
     FIRST DOWNS...................          263          162
       Rushing.....................          140           74
       Passing.....................          114           73
       Penalty.....................            9           15
     RUSHING YARDAGE...............         2739         1149
       Yards gained rushing........         3035         1621
       Yards lost rushing..........          296          472
       Rushing Attempts............          565          439
       Average Per Rush............          4.8          2.6
       Average Per Game............        228.3         95.8
       TDs Rushing.................           27            8
     PASSING YARDAGE...............         2546         1803
       Att-Comp-Int................    318-171-9   344-159-21
       Average Per Pass............          8.0          5.2
       Average Per Catch...........         14.9         11.3
       Average Per Game............        212.2        150.3
       TDs Passing.................           28     6
     TOTAL OFFENSE.................         5285         2952
       Total Plays.................          883          783
       Average Per Play............          6.0          3.8
       Average Per Game............        440.4        246.0
     KICKOFF RETURNS: #-YARDS......       18-397      66-1218
     PUNT RETURNS: #-YARDS.........       51-517       27-289
     INT RETURNS: #-YARDS..........       21-288         9-29
     KICKOFF RETURN AVERAGE........         22.1         18.5
     PUNT RETURN AVERAGE...........         10.1         10.7
     INT RETURN AVERAGE............         13.7          3.2
     FUMBLES-LOST..................         17-7        15-10
     PENALTIES-YARDS...............       63-535       58-447
       Average Per Game............         44.6         37.3
     PUNTS-YARDS...................      59-2455      89-3655
       Average Per Punt............         41.6         41.1
     TIME OF POSSESSION/GAME.......        31:24        28:36
     3RD-DOWN CONVERSIONS..........       77/181       49/177
       3rd-Down Pct................          43%          28%
     4TH-DOWN CONVERSIONS..........        15/23         8/18
       4th-Down Pct................          65%          44%
     SACKS BY-YARDS................       41-263       22-147
     MISC YARDS....................          124           49
     TOUCHDOWNS SCORED.............           61           16
     FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS..........        11-18         7-13
     PAT-ATTEMPTS..................        56-60        12-13
     ATTENDANCE....................       564167       293327
       Games/Avg Per Game..........      6/94028      5/58665


     BY QUARTER    1st  2nd  3rd  4th    Total
     ------------  ---  ---  ---  ---      ---
     Team........   98  151  124   82  -   455
     Opponents...   24   27   29   51  -   131


    RUSHING           G  Att Gain Loss  Net   Avg  TD Long Avg/G
    ------------------------------------------------------------
    Pepe Pearson     12  299 1565   81 1484   5.0  17   76 123.7
    Joe Montgomery    8   68  475   15  460   6.8   2   50  57.5
    Jermon Jackson    9   51  319    0  319   6.3   4   36  35.4
    Michael Wiley    10   23  192   16  176   7.7   1   49  17.6
    Stanley Jackson  12   52  231   93  138   2.7   2   21  11.5           
    Matt Keller      12   25  132   11  121   4.8   1   22  10.1           
    Nick Goings       1   12   62    6   56   4.7   0   24  56.0
    Matt Calhoun     12    6   16    0   16   2.7   0    8   1.3
    Tom Hoying       11    4   14    1   13   3.3   0    6   1.2           
    Charlie Sanders   7    5   13    4    9   1.8   0    4   1.3           
    Carmie Elmore     2    3    8    0    8   2.7   0    4   4.0           
    Joe Germaine     12   17    8   69  -61  -3.6   0    2  -5.1           
    Total..........  12  565 3035  296 2739   4.8  27   76 228.3           
    Opponents......  12  439 1621  472 1149   2.6   8   49  95.8           

      
    PASSING           G   Effic Att-Cmp-Int   Pct  Yds  TD Lng Avg/G       
    ----------------------------------------------------------------       
    Stanley Jackson  12  136.75  165-87-5    52.7 1298  12  63 108.2       
    Joe Germaine     12  150.82  147-80-4    54.4 1193  15  72  99.4       
    Tom Hoying       11  183.12    5-3-0     60.0   34   1  28   3.1       
    Pepe Pearson     12  276.40    1-1-0    100.0   21   0  21   1.8       
    Total..........  12  144.42  318-171-9   53.8 2546  28  72 212.2
    Opponents......  12   83.79 344-159-21   46.2 1803   6  86 150.3       
 
          
    RECEIVING         G  No.  Yds   Avg  TD Long Avg/G              
    --------------------------------------------------              
    D. Stanley       12   43  829  19.3   8   72  69.1              
    David Boston     12   33  450  13.6   7   58  37.5              
    Pepe Pearson     12   19  218  11.5   0   35  18.2              
    Matt Keller      12   17  235  13.8   2   63  19.6              
    John Lumpkin     12   12  159  13.3   3   28  13.3              
    Dee Miller       12   10  147  14.7   0   43  12.3              
    D. J. Jones      12   10  139  13.9   2   27  11.6
    Buster Tillman   11   10   97   9.7   0   17   8.8              
    Michael Wiley    10    6  194  32.3   3   60  19.4              
    Matt Calhoun     12    6   26   4.3   3    8   2.2              
    Jermon Jackson    9    2   14   7.0   0   14   1.6              
    Jimmy Redmond     4    1   22  22.0   0   22   5.5              
    Nick Goings       1    1   15  15.0   0   15  15.0              
    Bob Houser       12    1    1   1.0   0    1   0.1              
    Total..........  12  171 2546  14.9  28   72 212.2
    Opponents......  12  159 1803  11.3   6   86 150.3


    PUNT RETURNS     No.  Yds   Avg TD Long
    ---------------------------------- ----
    David Boston      32  297   9.3  1   66
    Shawn Springs     17  190  11.2  0   38
    D. Stanley         1    7   7.0  0    7
    Rob Kelly          1   23  23.0  0   23
    Kevin Griffin      0    0   0.0  1    0
    Total..........   51  517  10.1  2   66
    Opponents......   27  289  10.7  1   86


    INTERCEPTIONS    No.  Yds   Avg TD Long
    ---------------------------------- ----
    Damon Moore        5   44   8.8  1   28
    A. Katzenmoyer     4   67  16.8  1   42
    Ty Howard          4   26   6.5  0   26
    Rob Kelly          3   86  28.7  0   63
    Luke Fickell       1    0   0.0  0    0
    A. Winfield        1   27  27.0  0   27
    Gary Berry         1   19  19.0  0   19
    Jerry Rudzinski    1    0   0.0  0    0
    Anthony Gwinn      1   19  19.0  0   19
    Total..........   21  288  13.7  2   63
    Opponents......    9   29   3.2  0   19


    KICK RETURNS     No.  Yds   Avg TD Long
    ---------------------------------- ----
    D. Stanley        12  298  24.8  0   85
    Shawn Springs      2   48  24.0  0   26
    Matt Keller        1   14  14.0  0   14
    Tom Hoying         1    8   8.0  0    8
    D. J. Jones        1   17  17.0  0   17
    Michael Wiley      1   12  12.0  0   12
    Total..........   18  397  22.1  0   85
    Opponents......   66 1218  18.5  0   36


    FUMBLE RETURNS   No.  Yds   Avg TD Long
    ---------------------------------- ----
    Matt Finkes        1   45  45.0  1   45
    Mike Vrabel        1    0   0.0  0    0
    Rob Kelly          1   79  79.0  1   79
    Total..........    3  124  41.3  2   79
    Opponents......    3   49  16.3  1   36


    TOTAL OFFENSE    G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg/G 
    ----------------------------------------------            
    Pepe Pearson    12   300 1484   21  1505 125.4 
    Stanley Jackson 12   217  138 1298  1436 119.7 
    Joe Germaine    12   164  -61 1193  1132  94.3 
    Joe Montgomery   8    68  460    0   460  57.5          
    Jermon Jackson   9    51  319    0   319  35.4          
    Michael Wiley   10    23  176    0   176  17.6          
    Matt Keller     12    25  121    0   121  10.1          
    Nick Goings      1    12   56    0    56  56.0          
    Tom Hoying      11     9   13   34    47   4.3          
    Matt Calhoun    12     6   16    0    16   1.3          
    Charlie Sanders  7     5    9    0     9   1.3          
    Carmie Elmore    2     3    8    0     8   4.0          
    Total.......... 12   883 2739 2546  5285 440.4          
    Opponents...... 12   783 1149 1803  2952 246.0          

         
                |------ PATs ----- |
    SCORING          TD  FGs   Kick Rush Rcv Pass DXP Saf - Pts
    -----------------------------------------------------------
    Pepe Pearson     17  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0-102
    Josh Jackson      0 10-15 52-56  0-0   0  0-0  0   0- 82
    David Boston      8  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0- 48
    D. Stanley        8  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0- 48
    Jermon Jackson    4  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0- 24
    Michael Wiley     4  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0- 24
    Matt Keller       3  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0- 18
    John Lumpkin      3  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0- 18
    Matt Calhoun      3  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0- 18
    Joe Montgomery    2  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0- 12
    Stanley Jackson   2  0-0   0-0   0-1   0  0-0  0   0- 12
    D. J. Jones       2  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0- 12
    Andy Stamp        0  1-2   4-4   0-0   0  0-0  0   0-  7
    Matt Finkes       1  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0-  6
    Damon Moore       1  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0-  6
    A. Katzenmoyer    1  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0-  6
    Rob Kelly         1  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0-  6
    Kevin Griffin     1  0-0   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0-  6
    Dan Stultz        0  0-1   0-0   0-0   0  0-0  0   0-  0
    Total..........  61 11-18 56-60  0-1   0  0-0  0   0-455
    Opponents......  16  7-13 12-13  1-1   0  1-2  0   0-131


    ALL PURPOSE      G Rush  Rec   PR  KOR   IR   FR  Tot Avg/G
    -----------------------------------------------------------
    Pepe Pearson    12 1484  218    0    0    0    0 1702 141.8
    D. Stanley      12    0  829    7  298    0    0 1134  94.5
    David Boston    12    0  450  297    0    0    0  747  62.3
    Joe Montgomery   8  460    0    0    0    0    0  460  57.5
    Michael Wiley   10  176  194    0   12    0    0  382  38.2
    Matt Keller     12  121  235    0   14    0    0  370  30.8
    Jermon Jackson   9  319   14    0    0    0    0  333  37.0
    Shawn Springs   12    0    0  190   48    0    0  238  19.8
    Rob Kelly       12    0    0   23    0   86   79  188  15.7
    John Lumpkin    12    0  159    0    0    0    0  159  13.3
    D. J. Jones     12    0  139    0   17    0    0  156  13.0
    Dee Miller      12    0  147    0    0    0    0  147  12.3
    Stanley Jackson 12  138    0    0    0    0    0  138  11.5
    Buster Tillman  11    0   97    0    0    0    0   97   8.8
    Nick Goings      1   56   15    0    0    0    0   71  71.0
    A. Katzenmoyer  12    0    0    0    0   67    0   67   5.6
    Matt Finkes     12    0    0    0    0    0   45   45   3.8
    Damon Moore     12    0    0    0    0   44    0   44   3.7
    Matt Calhoun    12   16   26    0    0    0    0   42   3.5
    A. Winfield     12    0    0    0    0   27    0   27   2.3
    Ty Howard       10    0    0    0    0   26    0   26   2.6
    Jimmy Redmond    4    0   22    0    0    0    0   22   5.5
    Tom Hoying      11   13    0    0    8    0    0   21   1.9
    Anthony Gwinn   12    0    0    0    0   19    0   19   1.6
    Gary Berry      12    0    0    0    0   19    0   19   1.6
    Charlie Sanders  7    9    0    0    0    0    0    9   1.3
    Carmie Elmore    2    8    0    0    0    0    0    8   4.0
    Bob Houser      12    0    1    0    0    0    0    1   0.1
    Joe Germaine    12  -61    0    0    0    0    0  -61  -5.1
    Total.......... 12 2739 2546  517  397  288  124 6611 550.9
    Opponents...... 12 1149 1803  289 1218   29   49 4537 378.1


    PUNTING          No.  Yds   Avg Long Blkd
    -----------------------------------------
    B. Bartholomew    58 2455  42.3   56    1
    Team               1    0     0    0    0
    Total..........   59 2455  41.6   56    1
    Opponents......   89 3655  41.1   73    1


    FIELD GOALS     FGM-FGA  Pct 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 Lg Blk      
    -----------------------------------------------------------------      
    Josh Jackson     10-15  66.7  1-1   5-6   4-7   0-1   0-0  39   3  
    Dan Stultz        0-1    0.0  0-0   0-0   0-0   0-1   0-0   0   1 
    Andy Stamp        1-2   50.0  0-0   0-0   0-1   1-1   0-0  47   0 
    
    FIELD GOAL SEQUENCE

    Versus     Ohio State          OPPONENTS
    ----------------------------------------
    RICE       -                   52,42
    PITT       (21)                -
    ND         49,(24)             (26)
    PSU        (30)                47
    WIS        (39),38             41
    PUR        -                   33
    IOWA       (27)                (47),(33)
    MINN       22,(47)             -
    ILL        37                  43
    IND        30,43,(19),(31)     (22)
    MICH       (21),(36),(21)      (43),(39)
    ASU        37                  (37)

    Numbers in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.


         |------Tackles-----|-Sacks-|--Pass Def--|--Fumbles--| Blkd
DEFENSIVE LEADERS  GP  UT  AT  Total Loss  No-Yds Int-Yds BrUp R-Yds Forc Kick Saf
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
13 Damon Moore     12  61  28   89   5-14    .     5-44    6    .     1    .   .
30 Greg Bellisari  12  58  30   88   9-36   3-18    .      .    .     .    .   .
45 A. Katzenmoyer  12  57  28   85  23-103 12-74   4-67    6    .     3    .   .
92 Matt Finkes     12  41  30   71  16-77   6-42    .      .   1-45   .    .   .
34 Rob Kelly       12  37  29   66   4-26   2-14   3-86    5   2-79   2    2   .
94 Mike Vrabel     12  37  19   56  18-107  9-58    .      2   1-0    2    .   .
43 Ryan Miller     12  37  14   51   9-46   2-10    .      3    .     .    .   .
99 Luke Fickell    12  31  19   50   8-28   2-13   1-0     1    .     .    1   .
11 A. Winfield     12  36  11   47   4-9     .     1-27    2    .     .    .   .
24 Shawn Springs   12  30   9   39    .      .      .     15   2-0    .    .   .
2  Ty Howard       10  26   6   32    .      .     4-26    4    .     .    .   .
68 W. Garnett      12  16  11   27   5-15   2-10    .      2    .     .    .   .
20 C. McClellion   12  22   4   26    .      .      .      1    .     .    .   .
19 Ahmed Plummer   10  13   6   19   1-6     .      .      2    .     1    .   .
26 Anthony Gwinn   12   9   8   17    .      .     1-19    2    .     .    .   .
18 Che' Bryant     11  12   5   17   2-9    1-6     .      .   1-0    .    .   .
48 Matt LaVrar     12  13   3   16   1-4    1-4     .      .    .     .    .   .
35 Jerry Rudzinski 12   5   8   13    .      .     1-0     .    .     .    .   .
1  Gary Berry      12   7   5   12    .      .     1-19    1    .     .    .   .
62 Shane Clark     10   8   3   11   3-8     .      .      .    .     .    .   .
91 Jeff Wilson     12   5   4    9    .      .      .      2    .     .    .   .
28 Mike Burden     12   5   3    8    .      .      .      .   1-0    .    .   .
44 Chris Kirk       6   7   1    8   1-1     .      .      .    .     .    .   .
5B Dan Colson      11   6   1    7    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
42 Kevin Griffin   12   7   .    7    .      .      .      .   1-0    1    .   .
95 Jim Bell         9   6   1    7   1-1     .      .      .    .     .    .   .
97 John Day         8   4   .    4    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
90 Clinton Wayne    3   2   1    3   2-16   1-14    .      .    .     1    .   .
96 Tony Eisenhard   4   2   .    2   1-1     .      .      .   1-0    .    .   .
14 Heath Knisely    8   2   .    2    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
10 Tom Hoying      11   2   .    2    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
3  D. Stanley      12   2   .    2    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
75 Orlando Pace    12   2   .    2    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
1D Percy King       2   2   .    2    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
88 Bob Houser      12   1   .    1    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
6  Jimmy Redmond    4   1   .    1    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
8  Stanley Jackson 12   1   .    1    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
23 Matt Keller     12   1   .    1    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
TM Team             3   1   .    1    .      .      .      .    .     1    .   .
93 Randy Homa       3   1   .    1    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
87 Kevin Houser    12   1   .    1    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
17 Andy Stamp      10   .   1    1    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
53 Sean Colosimo    2   1   .    1    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
50 Eric Gohlstin   12   .   1    1    .      .      .      .    .     .    .   .
   Total.........  12 618 289  907 113-507 41-263 21-288  54  10-124 12    3   .
   Opponents...... 12   -   -    -    -    23-156  9-29   45   7-49   9    5   .


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