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 Statistics Summary for 1972 
 

  Date Opponent   Score   Attend   Site Notes
* 09/16/1972 at Illinois W 24-0 55493 Champaign, Ill.
09/23/1972 GEORGIA TECH L 16-21 77141 East Lansing, Mich.
09/30/1972 at Southern California L 6-51 63934 Los Angeles, Calif.
10/07/1972 NOTRE DAME L 0-16 77828 East Lansing, Mich.
* 10/14/1972 at Michigan L 0-10 103735 Ann Arbor, Mich.
* 10/21/1972 WISCONSIN W 31-0 62638 East Lansing, Mich.
* 10/28/1972 at Iowa T 6-6 46852 Iowa City, Iowa
* 11/04/1972 PURDUE W 22-12 58649 East Lansing, Mich.
* 11/11/1972 OHIO STATE W 19-12 76264 East Lansing, Mich.
* 11/18/1972 at Minnesota L 10-14 33001 Minneapolis, Minn.
* 11/25/1972 NORTHWESTERN W 24-14 46140 East Lansing, Mich.
 
Overall: 5-5-1
Conference: 5-2-1
Home: 4-2
Away: 1-3-1
Neutral: 0-0


Rushing g att gain loss net avg td long avg/g
Bond, Jim 10 38 162 1 161 4.2 1 19 16.1
Brown, David 11 123 594 19 575 4.7 1 19 52.3
Bullock, Claren 6 20 78 5 73 3.7 0 14 12.2
Grua, Mark 9 4 42 3 39 9.8 0 26 4.3
Holt, Mike 10 67 281 12 269 4.0 0 30 26.9
Jones, Mike 11 4 16 0 16 4.0 0 6 1.5
Mays, Damond 10 76 410 13 397 5.2 1 42 39.7
Mihaiu, George 8 64 300 127 173 2.7 2 51 21.6
Montgomery, C. 10 7 30 0 30 4.3 0 15 3.0
Morgado, Arnold 11 71 270 8 262 3.7 2 25 23.8
Niesen, Mark 11 105 599 132 467 4.4 4 61 42.5
Team totals 11 1 2 0 2 2.0 0 2 0.2
Wallisch, Jack 8 2 17 0 17 8.5 0 9 2.1
Werner, Dan 9 7 3 19 -16 -2.3 1 2 -1.8
Williams, Jesse 3 14 45 2 43 3.1 0 15 14.3
Team totals 11 603 2849 341 2508 4.2 12 61 228.0
Opp totals 11 591 2146 484 1662 2.8 7 58 151.1
 

Passing g comp-att-int pct yds td long avg/g effic
Brown, David 11 0-1-0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0.00
Mihaiu, George 8 25-55-4 45.5 367 0 42 45.9 86.96
Niesen, Mark 11 15-59-8 25.4 280 3 62 25.5 54.95
Werner, Dan 9 4-10-2 40.0 77 0 29 8.6 64.68
Team totals 11 44-125-14 35.2 724 3 62 65.8 69.37
Opp totals 11 101-217-18 46.5 1388 8 94 126.2 95.85
 
Receiving g no. yds avg td long avg/g
Bond, Jim 10 1 18 18.0 0 18 1.8
Brown, David 11 2 14 7.0 0 13 1.3
DuPree, Billy J 11 23 406 17.7 0 42 36.9
Grua, Mark 9 2 92 46.0 1 62 10.2
Jones, Mike 11 8 124 15.5 2 29 11.3
Mays, Damond 10 3 13 4.3 0 11 1.3
Montgomery, C. 10 1 5 5.0 0 5 0.5
Morgado, Arnold 11 2 28 14.0 0 17 2.5
Salani, Rich 9 1 20 20.0 0 20 2.2
Williams, Jesse 3 1 4 4.0 0 4 1.3
Team totals 11 44 724 16.5 3 62 65.8
Opp totals 11 101 1338 13.2 8 94 121.6
 
Scoring g td fg k-pat 2xp dxp saf pts
Bond, Jim 10 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 6
Brown, David 11 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 6
Grua, Mark 9 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 6
Jones, Mike 11 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 12
Kryt, Dirk 3 0 6-7 5-5 0 0 0 23
Mays, Damond 10 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 6
Mihaiu, George 8 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 12
Morgado, Arnold 11 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 12
Niesen, Mark 11 4 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 24
Roberts, Marvin 11 0 4-10 9-13 0 0 0 21
Simpson, Bill 11 3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 18
Werner, Dan 9 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 6
Team totals 11 18 10-18 14-18 0 0 0 152
Opp totals 11 18 10-17 14-15 1 0 1 156
 
Total offense g rush pass total avg/g
Bond, Jim 10 161 0 161 16.1
Brown, David 11 575 0 575 52.3
Bullock, Claren 6 73 0 73 12.2
Grua, Mark 9 39 0 39 4.3
Holt, Mike 10 269 0 269 26.9
Jones, Mike 11 16 0 16 1.5
Mays, Damond 10 397 0 397 39.7
Mihaiu, George 8 173 367 540 67.5
Montgomery, C. 10 30 0 30 3.0
Morgado, Arnold 11 262 0 262 23.8
Niesen, Mark 11 467 280 747 67.9
Team totals 11 2 0 2 0.2
Wallisch, Jack 8 17 0 17 2.1
Werner, Dan 9 -16 77 61 6.8
Williams, Jesse 3 43 0 43 14.3
Team totals 11 2508 724 3232 293.8
Opp totals 11 1662 1388 3050 277.3
 
Punt returns no. yards td long avg
Simpson, Bill 21 286 2 74 13.6
VanPelt, Brad 10 48 0 10 4.8
Team totals 31 334 2 74 10.8
Opp totals 36 421 1 92 11.7
 
Kick returns no. yards td long avg
Bond, Jim 1 16 0 16 16.0
Brown, David 2 37 0 27 18.5
Danielewicz, M. 4 51 0 19 12.8
DuPree, Billy J 1 3 0 3 3.0
Grua, Mark 1 18 0 18 18.0
Holt, Mike 2 42 0 40 21.0
Jones, Mike 1 0 0 0 0.0
Montgomery, C. 11 250 0 47 22.7
Morgado, Arnold 1 7 0 7 7.0
Salani, Rich 2 -2 0 6 -1.0
Timmons, Frank 8 204 0 60 25.5
Team totals 35 648 0 60 18.5
Opp totals 24 508 0 80 21.2
 
Interceptions no. yards td long avg
Clark, Gail 1 1 0 1 1.0
Hamilton, Ernie 1 2 0 2 0.5
Hayner, Paul 6 48 0 23 0.1
Niesen, Mark 1 0 0 0 0.0
Simpson, Bill 6 36 1 20 0.2
VanPelt, Brad 4 39 0 21 0.1
Team totals 19 126 1 23 0.2
Opp totals 15 132 2 26 0.1
 
Fumble returns no. yards td long avg
Team totals 0 0 0 0 0.0
Opp totals 0 0 0 0 0.0
 
All purpose g rush rcv pr kr ir total avg/g
Bond, Jim 10 161 18 0 16 0 195 19.5
Brown, David 11 575 14 0 37 0 626 56.9
Bullock, Claren 6 73 0 0 0 0 73 12.2
Clark, Gail 11 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1
Danielewicz, M. 9 0 0 0 51 0 51 5.7
DuPree, Billy J 11 0 406 0 3 0 409 37.2
Grua, Mark 9 39 92 0 18 0 149 16.6
Hamilton, Ernie 9 0 0 0 0 2 2 0.2
Hayner, Paul 11 0 0 0 0 48 48 4.4
Holt, Mike 10 269 0 0 42 0 311 31.1
Jones, Mike 11 16 124 0 0 0 140 12.7
Mays, Damond 10 397 13 0 0 0 410 41.0
Mihaiu, George 8 173 0 0 0 0 173 21.6
Montgomery, C. 10 30 5 0 250 0 285 28.5
Morgado, Arnold 11 262 28 0 7 0 297 27.0
Niesen, Mark 11 467 0 0 0 0 467 42.5
Salani, Rich 9 0 20 0 -2 0 18 2.0
Simpson, Bill 11 0 0 286 0 36 322 29.3
Timmons, Frank 11 0 0 0 204 0 204 18.5
Team totals 11 2 0 0 0 0 2 0.2
VanPelt, Brad 11 0 0 48 0 39 87 7.9
Wallisch, Jack 8 17 0 0 0 0 17 2.1
Werner, Dan 9 -16 0 0 0 0 -16 -1.8
Williams, Jesse 3 43 4 0 0 0 47 15.7
Team totals 11 2508 724 334 648 126 4340 394.5
Opp totals 11 1662 1338 421 508 132 4061 369.2
 
Punting no. yds avg lg tb fc i20 50+ blk
Simpson, Bill 73 2956 40.5 65 0 0 0 0 0
Team totals 74 2956 39.9 65 0 0 0 0 0
Opp totals 69 2598 37.7 80 0 0 0 0 0
 
Field goals made att pct long blkd
Kryt, Dirk 6 7 85.7 0 0
Roberts, Marvin 4 10 40.0 0 0
Team totals 10 18 55.6 0 0
Opp totals 10 17 58.8 0 0
 
Extra points g ua a tot tfl-yds sack-yds int-yds brup qbh fr-yds ff blk saf
Alderson, Ken 9 11 11 22 3.0 - 13 - - 2 - - - - -
Bond, Jim 10 1 0 1 - - - - - - - - -
Brown, David 11 2 1 3 - - - - - - - - -
Charette, Mark 11 8 2 10 1.0 - 4 - - - - - - - -
Clark, Gail 11 50 47 97 3.0 - 11 - 1 - 1 2 - 3 - 0 3 - -
Dahlke, Craig 8 1 0 1 - - - - - - - - -
DeLamielleure 11 3 2 5 - - - - - - - - -
Duda, Mike 9 9 4 13 1.0 - 15 - - - - - - - -
DuPree, Billy J 11 8 2 10 - - - - - - - - -
Grua, Mark 9 0 1 1 - - - - - - - - -
Hamilton, Ernie 9 38 10 48 9.0 - 50 - 1 - 2 - - 3 - 0 2 - -
Harms, Bruce 10 9 2 11 - - - 1 - - - - -
Harriatte, Chea 7 3 0 3 - - - - - - - - -
Hayner, Paul 11 46 25 71 7.0 - 16 - 6 - 48 6 - 1 - 0 2 - -
Holt, Mike 10 2 2 4 - - - - - - - - -
Hulkow, Rich 9 2 3 5 1.0 - 1 - - - - - - - -
Jones, Mike 11 2 1 3 - - - - - - - - -
King, Chris 11 38 23 61 7.0 - 43 - - - - - 2 - -
Kronner, Tom 11 19 9 28 4.0 - 28 - - 1 - 1 - 0 - - -
Kumiega, Ron 7 5 8 13 - - - 2 - - - - -
Lorente, John 3 1 0 1 - - - - - - - - -
Macholz, Dennis 9 0 2 2 - - - - - - - - -
Martin, John 11 4 5 9 1.0 - 4 - - - - - - - -
Mays, Damond 10 5 0 5 - - - - - - - - -
McClowry, Bob 10 1 2 3 - - - - - - - - -
McClowry, Terry 11 12 8 20 4.0 - 17 - - - - - 1 - -
McConnell, Bria 11 40 37 77 6.0 - 40 - - 2 - - - - -
Mills, Bob 11 2 0 2 - - - - - - - - -
Montgomery, C. 10 1 0 1 - - - - - - - - -
Morgado, Arnold 11 1 1 2 - - - - - - - - -
Nester, Ray 11 55 40 95 8.0 - 56 - - - - 1 - 0 2 - -
Nicholson, Jim 11 1 1 2 - - - - - - - - -
Niesen, Mark 11 5 5 10 - - 1 - 0 1 - - - - -
Omerod, Craig 8 1 0 1 - - - - - - - - -
Roberts, Marvin 11 1 1 2 - - - - - - - - -
Shinsky, John 11 44 49 93 9.0 - 64 - - 2 - 1 - 0 1 - -
Simpson, Bill 11 44 22 66 2.0 - 3 - 6 - 36 9 - 2 - 0 - - -
Taubert, Jim 10 9 12 21 1.0 - 3 - - - - 2 - 0 - - -
Theuerkauf, Bob 2 1 0 1 - - - - - - - - -
Timmons, Frank 11 18 8 26 1.0 - 2 - - 5 - 1 - 0 - - -
VanElst, Gary 11 26 34 60 3.0 - 7 - - - - 2 - 0 - - -
VanPelt, Brad 11 42 42 84 4.0 - 8 - 4 - 39 2 - 2 - 0 - - -
Won, Doug 7 1 0 1 - - - - - - - - -
Team totals 11 0 0 0 7.0 - 38 - 19 - 126 28 - 18 - 0 34 - -
Opp totals 11 0 0 0 - - 15 - 132 - - - - - -
 
Team statistics Team totals Opponent
1st downs rushing 120 105
1st downs passing 30 61
1st downs penalty 8 7
1st downs total 158 173
Penalties against 62 43
Penalty yards 564 424
Fumbles 45 34
Fumbles lost 25 18
3rd-down convert 0-0 0-0
4th-down convert 0-0 0-0
Time of possession 0:00 0:00
Misc yards 0 0
 

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