Long Island - Team Statistics

Tom Meade



1973 Long Island Sharks   8-6

Score By Quarter   1st  2nd  3rd  4th   OT    Tot  
1973 Long Island    56   63   82   70    0    271
Opponent            56   70   43   58    0    227


                 Team           Opp             W/L   Game Scores            
     Points       271           227             1-0   27  Pittsburgh 6       59 10-20 
First Downs       228           210             1-1    6  Catskill 24        69 0-5 
       Rush        85            88             2-1   24 @Detroit 0          73 5-15 
       Pass       121           104             2-2   24  New Oxford 31      61 10-20 
        Pen        22            18             2-3   10  Mohawk Valley 33   55 0-5 
  Penalties        85            77             3-3   28 @Calgary 27         49 
      Yards       773           678             3-4   13 @Forty West 19      70 0-10 
                                                4-4   17  Los Angeles 13     63 0-5 
Rushing Att       421           496             5-4   12 @Mohawk Valley 10   46 10-20 Rain           
      Yards      1741          1980             6-4   17  Portland 16        47 5-15 
        Ave       4.1           4.0             7-4   30 @Pittsburgh 0       33 
         TD        12            10             7-5   17  Yosemite 19        47 15-25 
                                                8-5   33 @Los Angeles 0      73 
Passing Att       406           348             8-6   13 @New Oxford 29      47 5-15 
       Comp       216           180       
          %      53.2          51.7       
        Int        14            14       
          %       3.4           4.0       
         TD        14             7       
          %       3.4           2.0       
      Yards      2489          1791       
     Sacked        52            43       

Punt Return        52            38       
      Yards       316           602       
        Ave       6.1          15.8       

Kick Return        59            57 
      Yards      1292          1111 
        Ave      21.9          19.5

      Punts        86            79 
      Yards      3582          3246 
        Ave      41.7          41.1

     FG Att        29            37 
       Made        25            25 
          %      86.2          67.6

Third Downs       209           217 
       Made        74            78 
          %      35.4          35.9

Fourth Downs       10            13 
       Made         6             2 
          %      60.0          15.4

   Safeties         0             0 
    Fumbles        40            28 
       Lost        23            14 
  Turnovers        37            28 

Net Offense      3883          3471 
   Per Play       4.4           3.9

Red Zone Att       45            39
Red Zone TD        23            16
Red Zone FG        11            15



1973 Long Island Sharks

Rushing    Att  Yds  Ave 10  FD Lg TD  Receiving   Rec Dp  Att  Yds  Ave 25  FD Lg TD
Riggins    133  459  3.5  8  18 15  3  Chandler     39  4   72  510 13.1  4  18 40  3
Ray        103  443  4.3 14  25 17  5  Mitchell     32  4   54  418 13.1  2  22 29  5
Tarkenton   56  218  3.9  1   8 10  0  Riggins      26  3   58  217  8.3  0  11 15  0
James,P     37  202  5.5  6  13 22  4  Smith        25  1   35  246  9.8  0  12 19  1
Osborn      45  202  4.5  7  12 14  0  Zimmerman    25  1   44  267 10.7  1  13 26  1
Elliott     21  111  5.3  5   6 15  0  Wright       19  2   44  252 13.3  1  15 27  2
Armstrong   16   48  3.0  1   2 10  0  Ray          19  2   26  211 11.1  0  10 19  0
Holliday     5   38  7.6  2   0 22  0  Holliday     15  5   40  193 12.9  1   9 44  0
Wright       2   13  6.5  1   1 13  0  James,P       6  1   11   67 11.2  0   5 14  0
Gilliam      2    7  3.5  0   0  4  0  Hilton        6  2   13   52  8.7  0   3 12  1
Blanchard    1    0  0.0  0   0  0  0  Armstrong     2  0    2   40 20.0  0   2 20  1
           421 1741  4.1 45  85 22 12  Osborn        1  0    2    5  5.0  0   0  5  0
                                       Green         1  0    1   11 11.0  0   1 11  0
                                                   216 25  405 2489 11.5  9 121 44 14


Passing     Att Cmp    C%  Yds  Ave  Lg  Bd 25  In    I%  TD   TD%  Sk  Rate
Tarkenton   379 205  54.1 2390 11.7  44  33  9  13   3.4  14   3.7  51  71.5
Davis         1   0   0.0    0  0.0   0   1  0   0   0.0   0   0.0   0  39.6
Gilliam      27  11  40.7   99  9.0  20   4  0   1   3.7   0   0.0   1  35.9
            406 216  53.2 2489 11.5  44  38  9  14   3.4  14   3.4  52  69.1

Kicking      XPA XPM   XP%  FGA FGM   FG%  Ave/A Ave/G    40+   50+   Lg   Pts
Bakken        28  28 100.0   29  25  86.2   26.6  25.7   80.0   0.0   44   103

Punting        No Yards  Lg TB BK 20   Ret  Yds    Net   Gross
Blanchard      86  3582  68  7  0 17    38  602   33.0    41.7

Kick Returns  No Yards  Ave   Lg TD      Punt Returns No FC Yards  Ave  Lg TD
James,P       15   396  26.4  39  0      Laird        19  9    98  5.2   9  0
Laird         16   355  22.2  31  0      Holliday      4  0     1  0.3   1  0
Armstrong     25   517  20.7  33  0      Smith         6  0    10  1.7   4  0
Smith          2    21  10.5  11  0      Chandler      3  0    12  4.0   9  0
Lyons          1     3   3.0   3  0      Bradley      20  1   195  9.8  19  0
              59  1292  21.9  39  0                   52 10   316  6.1  19  0

Fumbles                                                                        
Tarkento  9   Holliday   4   Gilliam,   2   James,P    2   Chandler   1   
Riggins   5   Osborn     3   Wright,E   2   Laird      1   Blanchar   1
Ray,E     4   Bradley    3   Smith,J    2   Zimmerma   1   

Sacks        Hurries      Stuffs       Deflections  Forced Fmb   Fumble Rec
Eller    20  Eller    13  Eller    18  Kiner     8  Eller     8  Bradley   4
Sistrunk  7  Sistrunk  7  Sistrunk  9  James     7  Zabel     5  Kiner     4
Neal      5  Tom       4  Tom       7  Zabel     7  Stuckey   2  Smith,J   3
Tom       4  Heinz     3  Neal      4  Bradley   5  Kiner     2  Asher     3
Heinz     3  Kiner     1  Kiner     4  Eller     4  Laird     2  Neal      2
Zabel     1  Lazetich  1  Zabel     2  Blount    4  Andrews   2  Coady     2
Tilleman  1               Lazetich  2  Sistrunk  4  Tilleman  2  Tom       2
Kiner     1               Heinz     1  Hill,J    3  James     1  Mitchell  2
Lazetich  1               Porter    1  Laird     3  Porter    1  Eller     1
                                       Porter    2  Neal      1  Porter    1
                                       Stuckey   2  Tom       1  Tarkento  1
                                       Heinz     2  Jones,D   1  Andrews   1
                                       Tom       2               Demarie   1
                                       Andrews   1               Zabel     1
                                                                 Lyons     1
                                                                 Sistrunk  1
                                                                 Zimmerma  1

Tackles                                                                        
Eller     99  Sistrunk   58  Zabel      46  Tilleman   25  Andrews    15  Jones,D     6
Bradley   83  Neal       55  Heinz      34  Laird      25  Hall,W     13  Coady       2
Kiner     81  James      54  Stuckey    30  Lazetich   24  Charles     9
Blount    71  Tom        53  Porter     28  Hill,J     23  Morriss     8

Ints      No Yds  Ave  Lg TD
Bradley    4  84 21.0  37  1
Blount     4  93 23.3  28  0
Hill,J     3  69 23.0  29  0
James      1   0  0.0   0  0
Stuckey    1   4  4.0   4  0
Zabel      1   9  9.0   9  0
          14 259 18.5  37  1


1973 Long Island Sharks    Coach: Tom Meade

      Quarterbacks        Dur   Run Sho Bkwy Special
QB    Davis,Bob            1      O   3   1    
QB    Tarkenton,Fran      10      O   3   1    
QB    Gilliam,Joe          4      O   3   1    

      Skill Players        BkR BkP Dur   Att  Yds Lg  Ave  Rec  No  Yds Lg  Ave   Special
RB    Riggins,John          2   1   8    134  482 15  3.6    5  23  158 19  6.9    
RB    Ray,Eddie             4   1  10     96  434 17  4.5    4  19  192 39 10.1    
RB    Osborn,Dave           2   1   8     48  216 14  4.5    1   3    4  5  1.3    
RB    James,Po              2   1   7     36  178 24  4.9    4  17   94 13  5.5    KR
RB    Armstrong,Otis        2   1  10     26   90 24  3.5    1   2   43 36 21.5    KR
RB    Elliott,Lenvil        2   1   4     22  122 15  5.5    1   1   12 12 12.0    

WR    Chandler,Bob          0   0  10      5  -14 18 -2.8    8  30  427 37 14.2    PR
WR    Zimmerman,Don         0   0  10      0    0  0  0.0    3  22  220 30 10.0    
WR    Wright,Elmo           0   0   8      5   29 13  5.8    4  16  252 44 15.8    
WR    Holliday,Ron          0   0   8      6   70 22 11.7    3  14  182 36 13.0    KR

TE    Smith,Jerry           5   3   9      0    0  0  0.0    3  19  215 25 11.3    PR
TE    Hilton,John           4   2  10      0    0  0  0.0    1   6   70 31 11.7    
TE    Witcher,Dick          4   2  10      0    0  0  0.0    1   1   13 13 13.0    

TE-WR Mitchell,Tom          2   0   9      0    0  0  0.0    6  25  313 33 12.5    


      Lineman              BkR  BkP    Dur  Special
C     Coady,Rich            6    6      10     LS
C     Morriss,Guy           6    6      10     

G     Demarie,John          5    5      10     
G     Lyons,Tommy           5    5      10     
G     Newton,Bob            5    5       9     
T     Green,Donnie          6    6      10     
T     Asher,Bob             6    6       9     
T     McKay,Bob             5    5      10     
T     Young,Willie          4    4      10     


      Defense              Overall  Run  Pass Rush   Dur  Sacks  Int  Special
DT    Sistrunk,Otis          7       7    0     3     10     8     0    
DT    Tilleman,Mike          5       5    0     1      9     4     0    
DE    Eller,Carl            10       6    0    10     10     8     0    
DE    Tom,Mel                5       5    0     2      9     3     0    
DE    Lazetich,Pete          4       4    0     2      9     1     0    
DL    Neal,Richard           6       6    0     1     10     3     0    
DL    Heinz,Bob              5       5    0     1     10     3     0    

ILB   Kiner,Steve            6       3    3     2     10     4     0    
OLB   Zabel,Steve            5       4    2     0      8     1     2    
OLB   Andrews,Billy          4       4    1     0      4     0     0    
OLB   Hall,Willie            3       2    1     0      5     0     0    
LB    Porter,Ron             3       2    1     0      9     0     0    

CB    James,Robert           9       0    9     0      9     0     1    
CB    Blount,Mel             8       0    8     0     10     0     4    
CB    Washington,Eric        3       0    3     0      6     0     0    
S     Bradley,Bill           9       3    6     0     10     0     4    ALL   HLD
S     Hill,Jim               5       2    3     0      9     0     3    
S     Charles,John           4       1    3     0      3     0     2    
DB    Stuckey,Henry          4       1    3     0      4     0     1    
DB    Laird,Bruce            4       1    3     0      9     0     0    RET
DB    Jones,Doug             3       1    2     0      3     0     0    

   Special Teams
P    Blanchard,Tom
K    Bakken,Jim
K    Bell,Bill



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