1996 Final Statistics

1996 Results (3-8, 2-6, 8th Big Ten)
Date	 Opponent	        Score	  Attendance
Aug. 31	 at Michigan State	L 14-52	   72,511s
Sept. 14 at Notre Dame	    	L 0-35	   59,075s
Sept. 21 WEST VIRGINIA	    	L 6-20	   39,445
Sept. 28 N.C. STATE	        W 42-21	   39,739
Oct. 5	 MINNESOTA	        W 30-27	   45,805
Oct. 12	 at Penn State	    	L 14-31	   96,653s
Oct. 19	 OHIO STATE	        L 14-42	   58,323
Nov. 2	 at Wisconsin	    	L 25-33	   78,330s
Nov. 9	 MICHIGAN	        W 9-3	   39,328
Nov. 16	 at Northwestern	L 24-27	   41,178
Nov. 23	 INDIANA	        L 16-33	   49,197
(s) Denotes sellout		
Home Attendance:       271,837
6-Home Average:	        45,306
Road Attendance:       347,747
5-Game Road Average:    69,549
Season Attendance:     619,584
11-Game Season Average:	56,326

1996 Big Ten Standings
                   	Big Ten   Overall
1.	Ohio State	   7-1	      11-1
	Northwestern       7-1	       9-3
3.	Penn State	   6-2	      11-2
	Iowa               6-2	       9-3
5.	Michigan	   5-3         8-4
	Michigan State     5-3	       6-6
7.	Wisconsin	   3-5	       8-5
8.	Purdue	           2-6	       3-8
9.	Minnesota	   1-7	       4-7
	Indiana            1-7	       3-8
	Illinois	   1-7	       2-9

Team Statistics
                          Purdue	Opponent
Total First Downs	     224	  210
First Downs-Rushing	      97	   91
First Downs-Passing	     118	  103
First Downs-Penalty	       9	   16
Fumbles/Lost	            15/7	 16/9
Penalties/Yards	          74/533       52/445
Sacks/Yards Lost          34/211       24/154
Third Down Conversions	  53-163       62-153
Third Down Conversion Pct.  .325	 .405
Fourth Down Conversions	   13-23	 4-10
Fourth Down Conversion Pct. .565	 .400
Avg. Time of Possession	   30:31	29:29

Scoring by Quarters
	        1st	2nd	3rd	4th	Total
PURDUE	    	38	74	38	44	194-17.6
Opponent	82	88	86	68	324-29.5

Passing
		ATT	CMP	INT	PCT	YDS	TD	LP	RAT
Reeves, J.	102	51	5	.500	772	6	86	123.2
Trefzger, R.	170	96	8	.565	1158	8	90	119.8
Dicken, B.	81	40	4	.494	518	1	34	97.3
PURDUE		353	187	17	.530	2448	15	90	115.6
Opponents	321	180	11	.561	2244	11	80	119.3
	
Pass Receiving 
		REC	YDS	AVG	LP	TD	AVG
Alford, B.	63	1057	16.8	90	12	5.7
Tillman, W.	40	557	13.9	35	2	3.6
Watson, E.	25	220	8.8	28	0	2.3
Olivadotti, K.	16	171	10.7	22	0	1.5
Jones, I.	14	241	17.2	86	1	1.3
Jewell, B.	11	92	8.4	21	0	1.0
Matthews, K.	9	29	3.2	11	0	0.8
Haddad, E.	2	19	9.5	14	0	0.2
Johnson, L.	2	16	8.0	15	0	0.2
Winston, Don.	1	5	5.0	5	0	0.1
Daniels, C.	1	22	22.0	22	0	0.1
Johnson, R.	1	7	7.0	7	0	0.1
Sanders, D.	1	-4	-4.0	0	0	0.1
Light, M.	1	16	16.0	16	0	0.1
PURDUE		187	2448	13.1	90	15	17.0
Opponents	180	2244	12.5	80	11	16.4		
Rushing

		ATT	GAIN	LOSS	NET	AVG	LP	TD	AVG
Watson, E.	194	830	62	768	4.0	49	6	69.8
Matthews, K.	123	505	34	471	3.8	20	3	42.8
Reeves, J.	52	250	93	157	3.0	28	0	19.6
Trefzger, R.	43	149	93	56	1.3	17	1	6.2
Winston, Do.	2	49	0	49	24.5	49	0	7.0
Johnson, L.	12	44	1	43	3.6	15	0	3.9
Haddad, E.	6	27	3	24	4.0	14	0	2.2
Koeppen, C.	1	24	0	24	24.0	24	0	2.2
Alford, B.	3	25	3	22	7.3	20	0	2.0
Sanders, D.	5	19	1	18	3.6	10	0	2.0
Dicken, B.	20	40	80	40	-2.0	9	0	-5.0
Team		1	0	7	7	-7.0	0	0	-6.0
PURDUE		462	1962	377	1585	3.4	49	10	144.1
Opponents	429	2068	304	1764	4.1	64	22	160.4	
		
Total Offense 
		PLAY	YDS	AVG	TD	YDS/PG
Trefzger, R.	213	1214	5.7	9	134.9
Reeves, J.	154	929	6.0	6	116.1
Watson, E.	194	768	4.0	6	69.8
Dicken, B.	101	478	4.7	1	59.8
Matthews, K.	123	471	3.8	3	42.8
Winston, Don.	2	49	24.5	0	7.0
Johnson, L.	12	43	3.6	0	3.9
Haddad, E.	6	24	4.0	0	2.2
Koeppen, C.	1	24	24.0	0	2.2
Sanders, D.	5	18	3.6	0	2.0
Alford, B.	3	22	7.3	0	2.0
Team		1	-7	-7.0	0	-0.6
PURDUE		815	4033	4.9	25	366.6
Opponents	750	4008	5.3	33	364.4

Scoring
		TD	FG	PAT	2-PT	STY	PTS	AVG
Alford, B.	12	0	0	0	0	72	6.5
Watson, E.	6	0	0	0	0	36	3.3
Arnce, C.	0	1-5	15-16	0	0	18	1.6
Matthews, K.	3	0	0	0	0	18	1.6
Ryan, S.	0	4-6	6-8	0	0	18	2.0
Tillman, W.	2	0	0	1-1	0	14	1.3
Trefzger, R.	1	0	0	0	0	6	0.7
Brown, D.	1	0	0	0	0	6	0.5
Jones, I.	1	0	0	0	0	6	0.5
Reeves, J.	0	0	0	0-1	0	0	0.0
PURDUE		25	5-11	21-24	1-2	0	194	17.6
Opponents	33	16-20	34-36	3-3	1	324	29.5
	
Field Goals
Arnce: 35, 26, 37, 34, 33
Ryan:  22, 27, 28, 45, 24, 27

Punting
		NO	YDS	AVG	LP	BLK	I20
Kaser, B.	15	594	39.6	51	1	4
Rogers, D.	56	2186	39.0	54	1	15
Team		1	0	0.0	0	0	0
PURDUE		72	2780	38.6	54	2	19
Opponents	57	2367	41.5	65	3	22

Punt Returns
		NO	YDS	AVG	LP	TD
Brown, D.	18	125	6.9	21	0
Winston, Don.	4	18	4.5	11	0
PURDUE		22	143	6.5	21	0
Opponents	44	524	11.9	72	3

Kickoff Returns
		NO	YDS	AVG	LP	TD
Hagins, J.	6	153	25.5	50	0
Taylor, C.	5	122	24.4	32	0
Winston, Don.	10	202	20.2	34	0
Johnson, L.	18	325	18.1	30	0
Dobbins, S.	1	15	15.0	15	0
Matthews, K.	4	55	13.8	23	0
Gillins, B.	2	20	10.0	19	0
Nugent, D.	1	0	0.0	0	0
PURDUE		47	892	19.0	50	0	
Opponents	30	726	24.2	99	1

Interceptions
		NO	YDS	AVG	LP	TD
Coleman, J.	5	10	2.0	10	0
Brown, D.	4	80	20.0	59	1	
Hagins, J.	1	0	0.0	0	0
Winston, Don.	1	57	57.0	57	0	
PURDUE		11	147	13.4	59	1
Opponents	17	207	12.2	56	1
Tackles
		UT	AT	TT	Loss	Sacks*	FR	PBU	FF
Brown, D.	73	29	102	2-5	0-0	0	15	0
Koeppen, C.	57	30	87	6-21	2-11	2	1	1
Okeafor, C.	48	37	85	5-25	3.5-30	1	2	1
Hagins, J.	59	20	79	14-62	5-30	1	5	1
Coleman, J.	48	16	64	1-2	1-0	0	20	0
Burroughs, W.	38	18	56	3-19	2-18	0	3	0
Krick, J.	29	20	49	8-26	1.5-10	1	1	0
Winston, De.	42	6	48	1-1	0-0	0	9	0
Colvin, R.	32	124	46	18-63	6-33	1	2	1
Williams, C.	29	9	38	9-37	2-15	0	4	0
Smith, G.	13	10	23	1-2	0.5-2	1	0	0
Perez, L.	16	5	21	1-1	0-0	0	1	0
Beasley, A.	9	5	14	1-9	0.5-5	0	2	0
Daniels, C.	8	1	9	0-0	0-0	0	0	0
Jones, N.	5	3	8	1-3	0-0	0	0	0
Washington, W.	3	4	7	0-0	0-0	0	0	0
Nwokorie, C.	5	2	7	2-7	0-0	2	1	0
Johnson, R.	4	2	6	0-0	0-0	0	0	0
Conard, L.	4	1	5	0-0	0-0	0	0	0
Brush, L.	3	1	4	0-0	0-0	0	0	0
Dobbins, S.	4	0	4	0-0	0-0	0	0	0
Hawthorne, M.	3	0	3	0-0	0-0	0	0	0
Gutwein, A.	1	1	2	0-0	0-0	0	0	0
Gillins, B.	1	0	1	0-0	0-0	0	0	0
Zurba, C.	1	0	1	0-0	0-0	0	0	0
*Sacks included in Tackles For Loss