Florida State Football - 1981 Year In Review

Florida State Football - 1981 Year In Review

Coaching Staff
Bobby Bowden, Head Coach
John Eason, Receivers
Jim Gladden, Defensive Ends
Jake Gonos, Graduate Assistant
Bob Harbison, Administrative Assistant
George Henshaw, Offensive Coordinator
Nick Kish, Running Backs
Gene McDowell, Linebackers
Barry Rice, Graduate Assistant
Billy Sexton, Quarterbacks
Bill Shaw, Defensive Line
Jack Stanton, Defensive Coordinator, Defensive Backfield

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1981 FSU Football Media Guide

Coach Bobby Bowden, Renegade and Chief Osceola

1981 Florida State Signees/Newcomers

From the 1981 FSU Football Media Guide, page 31.

Billy Allen, 6-0, 198, RB, Cleveland, OH - Was the surprise of spring practice...joined the Tribe as a walk-on but has scholarship now after working his way to a second team berth for fall practice...an Air Force veteran who played service ball in Europe who caught eye of Bobby Bowden when Seminole mentor was speaking at clinics there last summer...never recruited out of high school...if he can cure fumble problems in fall expect him to contribute.

Greg Allen, 5-10, 185, RB, Milton - Extremely strong and powerful runner for his size...excellent speed (4.5) and agility...AAA all-state and All-South selection...rushed for over 2,000 yards as a senior.

Tracy Ashley, 5-10, 185, DB, Eastman, GA - Versatile all-stater as a defensive back but also played quarterback...solid 4.6 speed and great range in the secondary...hard hitter.

Lenny Chavers, 5-11, 240, DL, Deland - State heavy weight weight-lifting champion...has benched pressed over 400 pounds...4.8 speed and good quickness in close...second team AAAA all-state...high school wrestler as well.

J.D. Dowell, 6-3, 235, OL, Tampa - Great technique player from a solid high school program...very intelligent and works hard...played some as a linebacker...second team AAAA all-state...should play early at FSU.

John Feagin, 6-0, 160, DB, Tallahassee - Hometown product from a great program that has produced nothing but starters at FSU...solid two-way performer as defensive back and wide receiver...AAA all-stater.

Tim Flasher, 6-5, 200, OL, Hollywood - Good growth potential...strong blocker and hard worker...honorable mention all-state...FSU coaches say they will bring him along slowly.

Darryl Gray, 6-2, 215, DE, Lake Wales - Outstanding all-around athlete...AAA second team all-state...very active player with good range.

Jessie Hester, 6-0, 175, WR, Belle Glade - Superior athlete...all-state and All-South selection...outstanding speed (9.6) and moves...should play immediately...great kick returner...his signing gave FSU an outstanding recruiting year.

Mike Hutto, 6-2, 220, DL, Marianna - Solid and versatile performer...has played fullback, linebacker and defensive line during his high school career...AAA all-state as a defensive lineman.

Cedric Jones, 5-9, 185, RB, Valdosta, GA - Great potential...top back in the South last year...ran for 2,800 yards and 38 TDs for state AAAA champs...has run 9.4 in the 100...all-state, All-South and All-American selection.

Rocky Kinsey, 5-9, 165, DB, Madison - Two way performer as runningback and defensive back...injured most of 1980 but still made third team all-state...ran 4.5 in football camp...great competitor.

Tom McCormick, 6-2, 225, C, Panama City - Another walk-on story...he came to the Tribe without a scholarship in fall of '80 and his only duty was with scout and junior varsity teams...his scout team efforts drew the attention of the coaching staff and he was named defensive scout team MVP...this fall the coaching staff elected to try him at center and he worked his way into the backup role to Bob Merson...line coach George Henshaw says McCormick "has good quickness and is intelligent"...he made improvement each day in spring drills and impressed head coach Bobby Bowden enough that he will have a scholarship when fall practice begins...born August 26, 1962.

Brian McCrary, 5-11, 175, DB, Germantown, TN - Two-way player...UPI all-state first team and AP honorable mention...rushed for almost 2,000 yards in 1980...also All-South...state Golden Gloves boxing champ in his weight class.

Scott Merson, 6-0, 195, LB, Seminole - Brother of FSU starting center Bob Merson...strong and physical player...has been clocked at 10.0 in the 100.

Orson Mobley, 6-6, 240, TE, Miami - Played only one year of high school football and played well...All-Dade county and second team AAAA all-state...versatile athlete with tremendous potential...all-county in baseball and basketball.

Ron Moore, 6-0, 185, LB, Tampa - Well-rounded athlete...has played both running-back and defensive back...intelligent...although not highly heralded, FSU coaches think he will develop.

Danny Morris, 6-3, 240, OL, Altamonte Springs - Good solid line prospect...all-county selection as well as all-state mention...smart, hardworking and dedicated athlete.

Steve Nicklaus, 6-2, 185, WR, North Palm Beach - Solid all-around athlete...son of pro golfer Jack Nicklaus...consistent receiver with excellent hands and ability to get open...all-state class A.

Pete Panton, 6-2, 220, LB, Laurel - Tough, determined and aggressive defender...played every minute of every game on a great team...AAA all-stater as a linebacker and played fullback also.

Steve Player, 6-2, 180, WR, Valdosta, GA - Great hands and moves...ability to get open and catch in a crowd...all-state and All-South...member of Georgia AAAA state championship team.

Quent Reed, 5-10, 175, RB, Panama City - Two-way standout on a fine team...rushed for over 1,500 yards...great quickness and agility...potential on both offense and defense.

Mike Rendina, 5-9, 165, KS, Pompano Beach - Premier kicking prospect in America...punted for a 43 yard average...has kicked a 54 yard FG and puts all kickoffs into the end zone...AAAA all-state, All-South...Parade Magazine All-American...first time a kicker has been chosen on the Parade team.

Dave Roberts, 6-2, 225, C, Plantation - Strong and fundamentally sound player at a position that needs help...second team AAAA all-state selection...intelligent and has good work habits.

Ken Roe, 6-1, 200, LB, Cropwell, AL - Called by position coach Gene McDowell "the most improved linebacker we had in spring practice"...will be a top candidate for starting assignment in season opener...made progress during the spring in areas of knowledge and poise...still needs to improve speed and leg strength to become a starter...more from McDowell: "Ken became a solid player during the spring...he executes the defense well, has total intensity, plays in high gear play after play, shows poise and leadership and loves to play football"...working his way to being close to a starting position hasn't been easy for Roe - he started the spring as the last linebacker on the depth chart ladder...born August 25, 1962.

Bruce Shoemaker, 6-0, 175, DB, Fort Lauderdale - Outstanding defender with a reputation for making big plays and big hits...runs a 4.6 in the 40 yard dash...AAAA all-state.

Tony Smith, 5-11, 175, RB, Miami - Dade County's all-time rushing leader...AAAA all-state, All-South and All-American selection...great quickness and "feel" for running the ball.

Henry Taylor, 5-11, 210, LB, Milledgeville, GA - Excellent two-way performer...strong runner and an even better hitter on the defensive side of the ball...runs 4.7 in the 40.

Eric Thomas, 6-0, 185, QB, Valdosta, GA - Great combination of thrower and runner...led team to state AAAA championship...all-state and All-South selection...attended spring practice at FSU...one of three players from Lowndes signed by the Seminoles.

Billy Turner, 6-1, 185, DB, Tampa - Came to Florida State to play football without a scholarship, but after a good spring practice he now has one...father Billy is the head football coach at Tampa Chamberlain High School and was line coach for University of Tampa when the school dropped its program...born September 23, 1962.

Mike Whigham, 5-11, 180, DB, Miramar - Very quick and tough competitor...played both defensive back and runningback...runs 4.6 in the 40...second team AAAA all-state.

Pat Woolfork, 6-2, 240, DL, Vero Beach - Strong and quick defender...coached by former FSU player...runs 4.8...a good weight man in the state track events...AAAA all-stater.


1981 Roster - By Name

From the 1981 FSU Football Media Guide, pade 33.
L
T                                                  PY
R No Name                  Pos     Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
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* 31 Billy Allen           RB      6-0   198  Fr        Cleveland, OH (Glenville)
* 26 Greg Allen            RB      5-10  185  Fr        Milton (Milton)
* 23 Tracy Ashley          DB      5-10  185  Fr        Eastman, GA (Dodge County)
* 88 Jeff Bowden           WR      5-8   170  Jr-R *    Tallahassee (Lincoln)
* 75 Tom Brannon           OT      6-3   250  Sr-R **   Albany, GA (Riverview Academy)
* 45 Roger Brownlee        DE      6-3   215  So-R *    Doctors Inlet (Orange Park)
* 20 Ken Burnett           FB      5-11  200  Jr   *    Brandon (Brandon)
* 90 Allen Dale Campbell   DE      6-4   235  So        Perry (Taylor County)
  40 Manny Carballo        FB      5-11  197  Jr        Hialeah (Hialeah)
* 76 Alphonso Carreker     DT      6-6   235  So   *    Columbus, OH (Marion Franklin)
* 68 Lenny Chavers         DL      5-11  240  Fr        Deland (Deland)
* 84 Sam Childers          TE      6-2   195  Sr   ***  Tallahassee (Leon)
* 24 Harvey Clayton        DB      5-10  170  Jr   *    Florida City (South Dade)
* 66 Redus Coggin          OG      6-3   230  Jr-R *    Chipley (Chipley)
* 56 Jerry Coleman         C       6-3   235  Jr   *    Savannah, GA (Savannah Country Day)
  78 Mike Coleman          OT      6-4   250  Sr-R      Savannah, GA (Savannah Country Day)
  74 Danny Collier         OT      6-4   250  Jr-R **   Eau Gallie (Eau Gallie)
* 64 Jarvis Coursey        DE      6-4   210  Sr   ***  Gray, GA (Jonesco Academy)
  10 Bob Davis             QB      6-4   190  So        Warner Robins, GA (Warner Robins)
* 32 Darish Davis          FB      5-11  200  Jr        Augusta, GA (Richmond Academy/Georgia Tech)
  91 John Diamantas        NG      6-3   230  Jr-R      Merritt Island (Merritt Island)
  50 J.D. Dowell           OL      6-3   235  Fr        Tampa (Plant)
  37 John Feagin           DB      6-0   160  Fr        Tallahassee (Leon)
  68 Jeff Field            OG      6-1   225  Sr-R *    Albany, GA (Westover)
  97 Tim Flasher           OL      6-5   200  Fr        Hollywood (South Broward)
  98 Brad Fojtik           DE      6-4   215  So-R      Auburndale (Santa Fe Catholic)
* 79 Garry Futch           DT      6-2   240  Sr   **   Ocala (Forest)
* 51 James Gilbert         NG      6-0   250  Sr   ***  Miami (Carol City)
  65 Darryl Gray           DE      6-2   215  Fr        Lake Wales (Lake Wales)
*  9 Warren Hanna          DB      5-11  171  Jr        Hollywood (Nova)
  97 Herbert Harp          DT      6-3   270  So-R      Winter Garden (West Orange)
* 33 James Harris          DB      6-0   185  Sr   **   Gainesville (Buchholz)
* 30 Larry Harris          DB      6-1   200  So   *    Gainesville (Eastside)
  40 Gary Henry            DB      6-1   190  Sr   ***  Orlando (Oak Ridge)
*  4 Jessie Hester         WR      6-0   175  Fr        Belle Glade (Belle Glade Central)
* 83 Ron Hester            LB      6-2   220  Sr-R *    Umatilla (Umatilla)
  36 Cliff Holiday         WR      5-8   165  Jr        Newnan, GA (Newnan)
  55 John Houston          LB      6-0   210  So   *    Atlanta, GA (Columbia)
  67 Mike Hutto            DL      6-2   220  Fr        Marianna (Marianna)
  22 Hardis Johnson        WR      6-0   170  Jr   **   Tampa (Robinson)
* 82 Tony Johnson          WR      6-2   175  So-R      Dothan, AL (Wicksburg)
* 41 Cedric Jones          RB      5-9   185  Fr        Valdosta, GA (Lowndes County)
     Darryl Kershaw        DL      6-4   240  So        Columbus, OH (Columbus)
  28 Rocky Kinsey          DB      5-9   165  Fr        Madison (Madison County)
  16 Jeff A. Ledbetter     TE      6-4   200  So        Clearwater (Clearwater)
     Keith Lester          DL      6-4   240  So   *    Clearwater (Clearwater)
* 12 Kelly Lowrey          DE      6-2   230  So-R      Lake City (Columbia)
  13 Kim Mack              DB      6-0   185  So        Port Orange (Spruce Creek)
  48 Prince Matt           LB      5-10  185  So        Bradenton (Manatee)
* 69 Tom McCormick         C       6-2   225  So        Panama City (Bay)
  43 Brian McCrary         DB      5-11  175  Fr        Germantown, TN (Germantown)
*  6 Dennis McKinnon       WR      6-1   175  Jr   *    Miami (South Miami)
* 86 John McLean           DE      6-2   225  So   *    Clermont (Clermont)
* 60 Scott McLean          DE      6-4   240  Sr   ***  Clermont (Clermont)
* 71 Bob Merson            C       6-2   240  Jr-R *    Seminole (Seminole)
  59 Scott Merson          LB      6-0   195  Fr        Seminole (Seminole)
* 19 Pat Milligan          DB      6-0   170  So        Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale)
  57 Tim Mitchell          DL      6-3   225  So        Miami (Norland)
  80 Orson Mobley          TE      6-6   240  Fr        Miami (Palmetto)
  99 Ron Moore             LB      6-0   185  Fr        Tampa (Jesuit)
  61 Danny Morris          OL      6-3   240  Fr        Altamonte Springs (Lake Brantley)
* 81 Zeke Mowatt           TE      6-4   235  Jr   *    Wauchula (Hardee)
   2 Steve Nicklaus        WR      6-2   185  Fr        North Palm Beach (Benjamin)
  77 Chris Nickrenz        OL      6-6   250  So-R *    Buffalo, NY (Saint Joseph)
  96 Pete Panton           LB      6-2   220  Fr        Laurel (Venice)
     Steve Player          WR      6-2   180  Fr        Valdosta, GA (Lowndes County)
* 85 David Ponder          DT      6-3   210  So   *    Cairo, GA (Cairo)
  42 Quent Reed            RB      5-10  175  Fr        Panama City (Mosley)
* 63 Ricky Render          OG      6-5   240  So-R      Ozark, AL (Wicksburg)
*  7 Mike Rendina          KS      5-9   165  Fr        Pompano Beach (Pompano Beach)
* 52 Sam Restivo           C       6-1   225  So   *    Jamestown, NY (Jamestown)
*  8 Eric Riley            DB      6-0   170  So        Fort Myers (Fort Myers)
  53 Jerry Riopelle        OG      6-3   245  So        Wyandotte, MI (Rossevelt)
  92 Dave Roberts          C       6-2   225  Fr        Plantation (Plantation)
  46 Mark Rodrigue         DE      6-2   205  Sr   *    Tallahassee (Choctawhatchee)
* 38 Ken Roe               LB      6-1   200  So        Cropwell, AL (Pell City)
* 62 Eric Ryan             OT      6-4   255  Jr-R *    Sarasota (Sarasota)
  17 Bruce Shoemaker       DB      6-0   175  Fr        Fort Lauderdale (Stranahan)
* 31 Ernie Sims            LB      6-1   215  Sr   ***  Tampa (Jefferson)
  94 Mark Sims             DT      6-3   245  Jr-R      Bonifay (Holmes County)
  80 Ellis Singletary      LB      5-11  200  So-R      Jasper (Hamilton County)
  49 Tony Smith            RB      5-11  175  Fr        Miami (Southridge)
*  3 Rohn Stark            P       6-3   195  Sr   ***  Fifty Lakes, MN (Pine River)
* 11 Rick Stockstill       QB      6-1   185  Sr-R **   Fernandina Beach (Fernandina Beach)
* 58 Henry Taylor          LB      5-11  210  Fr        Milledgeville, GA (Baldwin)
  16 Rick Taylor           QB      6-1   180  So        Port Saint Joe (Port Saint Joe)
   1 Eric Thomas           QB      6-0   185  Fr        Valdosta, GA (Lowndes County)
   9 Greg Thompson         DB      6-0   180  So-R      Apopka (Apopka)
  72 Jim Thompson          OG      6-6   220  So        Midlothian, VA (Midlothian)
* 18 Weegie Thompson       WR      6-6   205  So-R      Midlothian, VA (Midlothian)
  15 Billy Turner          DB      6-1   185  So        Tampa (Chamberlain)
* 73 Barry Voltapetti      OT      6-7   260  Sr-R *    Miami (Chaminade)
  89 Tom Wheeler           TE      6-3   210  So-R      Port Orange (Spruce Creek)
  29 Mike Whigham          DB      5-11  180  Fr        Miramar (Miramar)
* 27 Michael Whiting       FB      6-2   210  Sr   ***  Largo (Largo)
  95 Terry Widner          OT      6-4   250  So-R      Donalsonville, GA (Seminole County)
* 14 Blair Williams        QB      6-1   185  Jr        Tallahassee (Leon)
  47 Brian Williams        LB      6-1   215  So   *    Winter Haven (Winter Haven)
* 87 Phil Williams         WR      5-10  170  Sr   ***  Warner Robins, GA (Warner Robins)
* 44 Ricky Williams        TB      5-10  170  Jr   **   Griffin, GA (Griffin)
  70 Pat Woolfork          DL      6-2   240  Fr        Vero Beach (Vero Beach)
* 54 Tommy Young           LB      6-0   195  Jr-R      Lake City (Columbia)

1981 Roster - By Number

From the 1981 FSU Football Media Guide, pade 33.
L
T                                                  PY
R No Name                  Pos     Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
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     Darryl Kershaw        DL      6-4   240  So        Columbus, OH (Columbus)
     Keith Lester          DL      6-4   240  So   *    Clearwater (Clearwater)
     Steve Player          WR      6-2   180  Fr        Valdosta, GA (Lowndes County)
   1 Eric Thomas           QB      6-0   185  Fr        Valdosta, GA (Lowndes County)
   2 Steve Nicklaus        WR      6-2   185  Fr        North Palm Beach (Benjamin)
*  3 Rohn Stark            P       6-3   195  Sr   ***  Fifty Lakes, MN (Pine River)
*  4 Jessie Hester         WR      6-0   175  Fr        Belle Glade (Belle Glade Central)
*  6 Dennis McKinnon       WR      6-1   175  Jr   *    Miami (South Miami)
*  7 Mike Rendina          KS      5-9   165  Fr        Pompano Beach (Pompano Beach)
*  8 Eric Riley            DB      6-0   170  So        Fort Myers (Fort Myers)
*  9 Warren Hanna          DB      5-11  171  Jr        Hollywood (Nova)
   9 Greg Thompson         DB      6-0   180  So-R      Apopka (Apopka)
  10 Bob Davis             QB      6-4   190  So        Warner Robins, GA (Warner Robins)
* 11 Rick Stockstill       QB      6-1   185  Sr-R **   Fernandina Beach (Fernandina Beach)
* 12 Kelly Lowrey          DE      6-2   230  So-R      Lake City (Columbia)
  13 Kim Mack              DB      6-0   185  So        Port Orange (Spruce Creek)
* 14 Blair Williams        QB      6-1   185  Jr        Tallahassee (Leon)
  15 Billy Turner          DB      6-1   185  So        Tampa (Chamberlain)
  16 Jeff A. Ledbetter     TE      6-4   200  So        Clearwater (Clearwater)
  16 Rick Taylor           QB      6-1   180  So        Port Saint Joe (Port Saint Joe)
  17 Bruce Shoemaker       DB      6-0   175  Fr        Fort Lauderdale (Stranahan)
* 18 Weegie Thompson       WR      6-6   205  So-R      Midlothian, VA (Midlothian)
* 19 Pat Milligan          DB      6-0   170  So        Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale)
* 20 Ken Burnett           FB      5-11  200  Jr   *    Brandon (Brandon)
  22 Hardis Johnson        WR      6-0   170  Jr   **   Tampa (Robinson)
* 23 Tracy Ashley          DB      5-10  185  Fr        Eastman, GA (Dodge County)
* 24 Harvey Clayton        DB      5-10  170  Jr   *    Florida City (South Dade)
* 26 Greg Allen            RB      5-10  185  Fr        Milton (Milton)
* 27 Michael Whiting       FB      6-2   210  Sr   ***  Largo (Largo)
  28 Rocky Kinsey          DB      5-9   165  Fr        Madison (Madison County)
  29 Mike Whigham          DB      5-11  180  Fr        Miramar (Miramar)
* 30 Larry Harris          DB      6-1   200  So   *    Gainesville (Eastside)
* 31 Billy Allen           RB      6-0   198  Fr        Cleveland, OH (Glenville)
* 31 Ernie Sims            LB      6-1   215  Sr   ***  Tampa (Jefferson)
* 32 Darish Davis          FB      5-11  200  Jr        Augusta, GA (Richmond Academy/Georgia Tech)
* 33 James Harris          DB      6-0   185  Sr   **   Gainesville (Buchholz)
  36 Cliff Holiday         WR      5-8   165  Jr        Newnan, GA (Newnan)
  37 John Feagin           DB      6-0   160  Fr        Tallahassee (Leon)
* 38 Ken Roe               LB      6-1   200  So        Cropwell, AL (Pell City)
  40 Manny Carballo        FB      5-11  197  Jr        Hialeah (Hialeah)
  40 Gary Henry            DB      6-1   190  Sr   ***  Orlando (Oak Ridge)
* 41 Cedric Jones          RB      5-9   185  Fr        Valdosta, GA (Lowndes County)
  42 Quent Reed            RB      5-10  175  Fr        Panama City (Mosley)
  43 Brian McCrary         DB      5-11  175  Fr        Germantown, TN (Germantown)
* 44 Ricky Williams        TB      5-10  170  Jr   **   Griffin, GA (Griffin)
* 45 Roger Brownlee        DE      6-3   215  So-R *    Doctors Inlet (Orange Park)
  46 Mark Rodrigue         DE      6-2   205  Sr   *    Tallahassee (Choctawhatchee)
  47 Brian Williams        LB      6-1   215  So   *    Winter Haven (Winter Haven)
  48 Prince Matt           LB      5-10  185  So        Bradenton (Manatee)
  49 Tony Smith            RB      5-11  175  Fr        Miami (Southridge)
  50 J.D. Dowell           OL      6-3   235  Fr        Tampa (Plant)
* 51 James Gilbert         NG      6-0   250  Sr   ***  Miami (Carol City)
* 52 Sam Restivo           C       6-1   225  So   *    Jamestown, NY (Jamestown)
  53 Jerry Riopelle        OG      6-3   245  So        Wyandotte, MI (Rossevelt)
* 54 Tommy Young           LB      6-0   195  Jr-R      Lake City (Columbia)
  55 John Houston          LB      6-0   210  So   *    Atlanta, GA (Columbia)
* 56 Jerry Coleman         C       6-3   235  Jr   *    Savannah, GA (Savannah Country Day)
  57 Tim Mitchell          DL      6-3   225  So        Miami (Norland)
* 58 Henry Taylor          LB      5-11  210  Fr        Milledgeville, GA (Baldwin)
  59 Scott Merson          LB      6-0   195  Fr        Seminole (Seminole)
* 60 Scott McLean          DE      6-4   240  Sr   ***  Clermont (Clermont)
  61 Danny Morris          OL      6-3   240  Fr        Altamonte Springs (Lake Brantley)
* 62 Eric Ryan             OT      6-4   255  Jr-R *    Sarasota (Sarasota)
* 63 Ricky Render          OG      6-5   240  So-R      Ozark, AL (Wicksburg)
* 64 Jarvis Coursey        DE      6-4   210  Sr   ***  Gray, GA (Jonesco Academy)
  65 Darryl Gray           DE      6-2   215  Fr        Lake Wales (Lake Wales)
* 66 Redus Coggin          OG      6-3   230  Jr-R *    Chipley (Chipley)
  67 Mike Hutto            DL      6-2   220  Fr        Marianna (Marianna)
* 68 Lenny Chavers         DL      5-11  240  Fr        Deland (Deland)
  68 Jeff Field            OG      6-1   225  Sr-R *    Albany, GA (Westover)
* 69 Tom McCormick         C       6-2   225  So        Panama City (Bay)
  70 Pat Woolfork          DL      6-2   240  Fr        Vero Beach (Vero Beach)
* 71 Bob Merson            C       6-2   240  Jr-R *    Seminole (Seminole)
  72 Jim Thompson          OG      6-6   220  So        Midlothian, VA (Midlothian)
* 73 Barry Voltapetti      OT      6-7   260  Sr-R *    Miami (Chaminade)
  74 Danny Collier         OT      6-4   250  Jr-R **   Eau Gallie (Eau Gallie)
* 75 Tom Brannon           OT      6-3   250  Sr-R **   Albany, GA (Riverview Academy)
* 76 Alphonso Carreker     DT      6-6   235  So   *    Columbus, OH (Marion Franklin)
  77 Chris Nickrenz        OL      6-6   250  So-R *    Buffalo, NY (Saint Joseph)
  78 Mike Coleman          OT      6-4   250  Sr-R      Savannah, GA (Savannah Country Day)
* 79 Garry Futch           DT      6-2   240  Sr   **   Ocala (Forest)
  80 Orson Mobley          TE      6-6   240  Fr        Miami (Palmetto)
  80 Ellis Singletary      LB      5-11  200  So-R      Jasper (Hamilton County)
* 81 Zeke Mowatt           TE      6-4   235  Jr   *    Wauchula (Hardee)
* 82 Tony Johnson          WR      6-2   175  So-R      Dothan, AL (Wicksburg)
* 83 Ron Hester            LB      6-2   220  Sr-R *    Umatilla (Umatilla)
* 84 Sam Childers          TE      6-2   195  Sr   ***  Tallahassee (Leon)
* 85 David Ponder          DT      6-3   210  So   *    Cairo, GA (Cairo)
* 86 John McLean           DE      6-2   225  So   *    Clermont (Clermont)
* 87 Phil Williams         WR      5-10  170  Sr   ***  Warner Robins, GA (Warner Robins)
* 88 Jeff Bowden           WR      5-8   170  Jr-R *    Tallahassee (Lincoln)
  89 Tom Wheeler           TE      6-3   210  So-R      Port Orange (Spruce Creek)
* 90 Allen Dale Campbell   DE      6-4   235  So        Perry (Taylor County)
  91 John Diamantas        NG      6-3   230  Jr-R      Merritt Island (Merritt Island)
  92 Dave Roberts          C       6-2   225  Fr        Plantation (Plantation)
  94 Mark Sims             DT      6-3   245  Jr-R      Bonifay (Holmes County)
  95 Terry Widner          OT      6-4   250  So-R      Donalsonville, GA (Seminole County)
  96 Pete Panton           LB      6-2   220  Fr        Laurel (Venice)
  97 Tim Flasher           OL      6-5   200  Fr        Hollywood (South Broward)
  97 Herbert Harp          DT      6-3   270  So-R      Winter Garden (West Orange)
  98 Brad Fojtik           DE      6-4   215  So-R      Auburndale (Santa Fe Catholic)
  99 Ron Moore             LB      6-0   185  Fr        Tampa (Jesuit)
Lettermen on page 10 of the 1982 FSU Media Guide.

1981 All-Americans

Name                     Organization
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Greg Allen               Football News - 1st Team Freshman All-American
                         Associated Press - All-American - Honorable Mention

Garry Futch              Associated Press - All-American - Honorable Mention

Tom McCormick            Associated Press - All-American - Honorable Mention

Rohn Stark               Hartford Insurance - 1st Team All-American
                         Newspaper Enterprises Association - 1st Team All-American
                         The Sporting News - 1st Team All-American
                         United Press International - 1st Team All-American

Barry Voltapetti         Associated Press - All-American - Honorable Mention

All-Americans -  5

1981 Noles in the Pros

Name                     No      Pos                Team
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Ed Beckman               85      TE                 Kansas City Chiefs
Leon Bright              45      RB-PR-KR           New York Giants
Bobby Butler             23      CB                 Atlanta Falcons
Bill Capece               3      K                  Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Hector Gray              26      DB                 Detroit Lions
Bobby Jackson            40      CB                 New York Jets
Willie Jones             90      DE                 Oakland  Raiders
Ken Lanier               76      OT                 Denver Broncos
Lee Nelson               38      CB                 St. Louis  Cardinals
Mike Shumann             84      WR                 San Francisco 49ers
J.T. Thomas              24      DB                 Pittsburgh Steelers

Noles in the Pros - 11

1981 Schedule and Results

       
GAME DAY
 
       
FSU
OPP
OPP EOY
DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
AP
UPI
REC
09/05
H
LOUISVILLE W 17- 0
19
13
 
 
 
 
5-6
09/12
H
MEMPHIS STATE W 10- 5
18
 
 
 
 
 
1-10
09/19
A
NEBRASKA L 14-34
19
 
17
 
11
9
9-3
10/03
A
OHIO STATE W 36-27
 
 
7
 
15
12
9-3
10/10
A
NOTRE DAME W 19-13
20
 
 
 
 
 
5-6
10/17
A
PITTSBURGH L 14-42
11
 
3
 
4
2
11-1
10/24
A
LOUISIANA STATE W 38-14
20
 
 
 
 
 
3-7-1
10/31
H
WESTERN CAROLINA W 56-31
17
 
 
 
 
 
4-7
11/07
H
MIAMI L 19-27
14
 
13
 
8
 
9-2
11/14
H
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI L 14-58
20
 
14
 
 
19
9-2-1
11/28
A
FLORIDA L 3-35
 
 
 
 
 
 
7-5
                Overall   Home    Away   Neutral
------------------------------------------------
FSU RECORD IS    6- 5     3-2     3-3     0-0
AGAINST TOP 25   1- 4     0-2     1-2     0-0

1981 - 100 Yard Rushing Club

Name Date Opponent Att Yds Avg TDs ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Greg Allen 10/31/1981 WESTERN CAROLINA 32 322 10.06 1 Greg Allen 10/24/1981 LOUISIANA STATE 31 202 6.52 1 Ricky Williams 10/10/1981 NOTRE DAME 15 135 9.00 0 Greg Allen 11/07/1981 MIAMI 23 109 4.74 1 Michael Whiting 10/31/1981 WESTERN CAROLINA 16 106 6.63 2

1981 - 100 Yard Receiving Club

Name Date Opponent Rec Yds Avg TDs ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Dennis McKinnon 10/03/1981 OHIO STATE 5 107 21.40 0

1981 - 300 Yard Passing Club

Name Date Opponent Att Cmp Yds Int Avg TDs --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- None

1981 EOY Stats

Overall Team Statistics TEAM STATISTICS FSU OPP -------------------------------------------------------- SCORING....................... 240 286 Points Per Game............. 21.8 26.0 TOUCHDOWNS.................... 31 36 TDs Rushing................. 13 14 TDs Passing................. 15 17 TDs Fumble Return........... 0 1 TDs Punt Return............. 1 3 TDs Interception............ 0 1 TDs Kickoff Return.......... 2 0 TDs Lateral................. 0 0 TDs Free Kick............... 0 0 PAT-ATTEMPTS.................. 26-31 33-36 Kick........................ 25-28 31-33 Pass........................ 1- 3 1- 2 Run......................... 0- 0 1- 1 FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS.......... 9-15 11-18 SAFETY........................ 0 1 FIRST DOWNS................... 218 213 Rushing..................... 117 105 Passing..................... 89 99 Penalty..................... 12 9 RUSHING YARDAGE............... 1955 1836 Yards gained rushing........ 2396 2210 Yards lost rushing.......... 441 374 Rushing Attempts............ 492 481 Average Per Rush............ 4.0 3.8 Average Per Game............ 177.7 166.9 PASSING YARDAGE............... 1888 2367 Att-Comp-Int................ 309-157-18 312-169-11 Efficiency.................. 106.50 128.82 Average Per Pass............ 6.1 7.6 Average Per Catch........... 12.0 14.0 Average Per Game............ 171.6 215.2 TOTAL OFFENSE................. 3843 4203 Total Plays................. 801 793 Average Per Play............ 4.8 5.3 Average Per Game............ 349.4 382.1 KICK RETURNS: #-YARDS......... 35- 846 36- 712 Average Per Return.......... 24.2 19.8 PUNT RETURNS: #-YARDS......... 31-164 37-466 Average Per Return.......... 5.3 12.6 INT RETURNS: #-YARDS.......... 11-111 18-150 Average Per Return.......... 10.1 8.3 FUMBLES-LOST.................. 24-13 29-14 PENALTIES-YARDS............... 56- 526 52- 433 Average Per Game............ 47.8 39.4 PUNTS-YARDS................... 65-2941 60-2161 Average Per Punt............ 45.2 36.0 Net punt average............ 38.1 33.3 3RD DOWN CONVERSIONS-3RD DOWN. 69-175 79-178 3rd-Down Pct................ .394 .444 SACKS BY-YARDS................ 27-217 - ATTENDANCE.................... 259,414 413,887 Games-Avg Per Game.......... 5-51,883 6-68,981
 1st2nd3rd4th Total
Florida State
50
60
65
64
239
Opponents
60
64
84
78
286
Overall Individual Statistics

RUSHING              G  Att Gain  Loss  Net   Avg  TD Long  Avg/G
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Greg Allen           9  139  921   33   888   6.4   3  66    98.7
Michael Whiting         111  472   11   461   4.2   4  37 
Ricky Williams           79  388   34   354   4.5   2  37 
Billy Allen              43  240   18   222   5.2   1  50t
Ken Burnett              21  110    1   109   5.2   0  13 
Cedric Jones        11   21  125   39    86   4.1   2  30t    7.8
Dennis McKinnon           2   24    0    24  12.0   0  15 
Darish Davis              6   20    3    17   2.8   0   9 
Rohn Stark                2   10   12    -2  -1.0   0  10 
Kelly Lowrey        11    2    5   11    -6  -3.0   1   5t   -0.5
 Team                     1    0    6    -6  -6.0   0  -6 
Blair Williams       7   12    6   75   -69  -5.8   0   4    -9.9
Rick Stockstill     11   53   75  198  -123  -2.3   0  14   -11.2

Total.........      11  492 2396  441  1955   4.0  13  66   177.7
Opponents.....      11  481 2210  374  1836   3.8  14       166.9


PASSING              G   Effic Att-Cmp-Int   Pct  Yds  TD Long  Avg/G
---------------------------------------------------------------------
Rick Stockstill     11  102.61 238-122-14   .513 1356  11  41   123.3
Blair Williams       7  123.79  61- 31- 4   .508  468   4  50t   66.9
Cedric Jones        11  127.36   5-  2- 0   .400   52   0  38     4.7
Kelly Lowrey        11   75.20   4-  2- 0   .500   12   0   8     1.1
Greg Allen           9    0.00   1-  0- 0   .000    0   0   0     0.0

Total.........      11  106.50 309-157-18   .508 1888  15  50t  171.6
Opponents.....      11  128.82 312-169-11   .542 2367  17       215.2


RECEIVING            G  No   Yds   Avg  TD Long  Avg/G
------------------------------------------------------
Phil Williams           22   413  18.8   1  38 
Dennis McKinnon         28   377  13.5   4  50t
Michael Whiting         29   211   7.3   2  17t
Tony Johnson            13   207  15.9   3  38 
Sam Childers            18   163   9.1   3  22 
Jessie Hester            9   151  16.8   1  26 
Zeke Mowatt             13   123   9.5   0  19 
Weegie Thompson          2    73  36.5   0  45 
Ricky Williams           7    41   5.9   0   9 
Greg Allen           9   5    35   7.0   0  12     3.9
Billy Allen              5    34   6.8   0   9 
Tom Wheeler              2    16   8.0   1  10 
Cedric Jones        11   1    16  16.0   0  16     1.5
Rick Stockstill     11   1    14  14.0   0  14     1.3
Steve Nicklaus          11    11   1.0   0  11 
Ken Burnett              1     3   3.0   0   3 

Total.........      11 157  1888  12.0  15  50t  171.6
Opponents.....      11 169  2367  14.0  17       215.2


PUNT RETURNS         No  Yds   Avg TD Long
------------------------------------------
Cedric Jones         22   89   4.0  0     
Ron Hester            1   35  35.0  1  35t
Warren Hanna          1   35  35.0  0     
Dennis McKinnon       7    5   0.7  0     

Total.........       31  164   5.3  1  35t
Opponent......       37  466  12.6  3     


INTERCEPTIONS        No  Yds   Avg TD Long
------------------------------------------
Harvey Clayton        5   91  18.2  0     
Larry Harris          3    9   3.0  0     
James Harris          1    6   6.0  0   6 
Alphonso Carreker     1    5   5.0  0   5 
John McLean           1    0   0.0  0   0 

Total.........       11  111  10.1  0     
Opponent......       18  150   8.3  1     


KICK RETURNS         No  Yds   Avg TD Long
------------------------------------------
Greg Allen           14   336 24.0  1  95t
Billy Allen           7   184 26.3  1  97t
Cedric Jones          9   146 16.2  0     
Ricky Williams        3    46 15.3  0     
Michael Whiting       2    34 17.0  0     

Total.........       35   846 24.2  2  97t
Opponent......       36   712 19.8  0     


                                            Fum
FUMBLE RETURNS       No  Yds   Avg TD Long  For
-----------------------------------------------
Harvey Clayton        2    0   0.0  0   .    0
James Harris          2    0   0.0  0   .    0
John McLean           2    0   0.0  0   .    0
Alphonso Carreker     1    0   0.0  0   .    0
Jarvis Coursey        1    0   0.0  0   .    0
James Gilbert         1    0   0.0  0   .    0
Larry Harris          1    0   0.0  0   .    0
Pat Milligan          1    0   0.0  0   .    0
David Ponder          1    0   0.0  0   .    0
Eric Riley            1    0   0.0  0   .    0
Ken Roe               1    0   0.0  0   .    0
Ernie Sims            1    0   0.0  0   .    0
Tommy Young           0    0    .   0   .    2

Total.........       14        0.0  0        2
Opponent......       13        0.0  1     


                               |-------- PATs --------|
Name                 TD   FGs    Kick   Rush  Rcv Pass  DXP Saf Points
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Mike Rendina          0   9-15   25-28   0-0   0   0-0   0   0    52
Michael Whiting       6   0-0     0-0    0-0   0   0-0   0   0    36
Greg Allen            4   0-0     0-0    0-0   0   0-0   0   0    24
Dennis McKinnon       4   0-0     0-0    0-0   0   0-0   0   0    24
Sam Childers          3   0-0     0-0    0-0   0   0-0   0   0    18
Tony Johnson          3   0-0     0-0    0-0   0   0-0   0   0    18
Billy Allen           2   0-0     0-0    0-0   0   0-0   0   0    12
Cedric Jones          2   0-0     0-0    0-0   0   0-0   0   0    12
Ricky Williams        2   0-0     0-0    0-0   0   0-0   0   0    12
Phil Williams         1   0-0     0-0    0-0   1   0-0   0   0     8
Jessie Hester         1   0-0     0-0    0-0   0   0-0   0   0     6
Ron Hester            1   0-0     0-0    0-0   0   0-0   0   0     6
Kelly Lowrey          1   0-0     0-0    0-0   0   0-0   0   0     6
Tom Wheeler           1   0-0     0-0    0-0   0   0-0   0   0     6
Rick Stockstill       0   0-0     0-0    0-0   0   1-3   0   0     0
====================================================================
FSU                  31   9-15   25-28   0-0   1   1-3   0   0   240
Opponent             36  11-17   31-33   1-1   1   1-2   0   1   286
Touchdowns
R
C
P
I
FR
PR
KR
L
FK
Michael Whiting
4
2
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
Greg Allen
3
.
.
.
.
.
1
.
.
Dennis McKinnon
.
4
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
Sam Childers
.
3
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
Tony Johnson
.
3
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
Billy Allen
1
.
.
.
.
.
1
.
.
Cedric Jones
2
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
Ricky Williams
2
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
Phil Williams
.
1
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
Jessie Hester
.
1
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
Ron Hester
.
.
.
.
.
1
.
.
.
Kelly Lowrey
1
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
Tom Wheeler
.
1
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
Rick Stockstill
.
.
11
.
.
.
.
.
.
Blair Williams
.
.
4
.
.
.
.
.
.
Total
13
15
15
.
.
1
2
.
.
Opponents
14
17
17
1
1
3
.
.
.
R = Rushing
C = Catch
P = Pass
I = Interception
FR = Fumble Recovery/Return
PR = Punt Return/Blocked Punt
KR = Kickoff Return
L = Lateral
FK = Free Kick Return


TOTAL OFFENSE        G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg/G
--------------------------------------------------
Rick Stockstill     11  291  -123 1356  1233 112.1
Greg Allen           9  140   888    0   888  98.7
Michael Whiting         111   461    0   461
Blair Williams       7   73   -69  468   399  57.0
Ricky Williams           79   354    0   354
Billy Allen              43   222    0   222
Cedric Jones        11   26    86   52   138  12.5
Ken Burnett              21   109    0   109
Dennis McKinnon           2    24    0    24
Darish Davis              6    17    0    17
Kelly Lowrey        11    6    -6   12     6   0.5
Rohn Stark                2    -2    0    -2
 Team                     1    -6    0    -6

Total.........      11  801  1955 1888  3843 349.4
Opponent......      11  793  1836 2367  4203 382.1


FIELD GOALS         FGM-FGA  Pct 01-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-99 Lg
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Mike Rendina          9-15  .600  0- 0  7- 8  0- 1  1- 3  1- 3 52
FG SEQUENCE Mike Rendina
LOUISVILLE
(24)
MEMPHIS STATE
41, (46)
NEBRASKA
None
OHIO STATE
(52)
NOTRE DAME
(25), (23), 34
PITTSBURGH
None
LOUISIANA STATE
(21)
WESTERN CAROLINA
(20), (29), 55, 50
MIAMI
28, 44
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
None
FLORIDA
(27)
() For made field goals


PUNTING             No  Yds   Avg Long  TB  FC I20 Blkd
-------------------------------------------------------
Rohn Stark          64 2941  46.0  64                 
 Team                1    0   0.0                    1

Total.........      65 2941  45.2  64                1
Opponent......      60 2161  36.0                    2


ALL PURPOSE          G Rush   Rec   PR   KR   IR   FR  Tot Avg/G
----------------------------------------------------------------
Greg Allen           9  888    35    0  336    0    0 1259 139.9
Michael Whiting         461   211    0   34    0    0  706
Ricky Williams          354    41    0   46    0    0  441
Billy Allen             222    34    0  184    0    0  440
Phil Williams             0   413    0    0    0    0  413
Dennis McKinnon          24   377    5    0    0    0  406
Cedric Jones        11   86    16   89  146    0    0  337  30.6
Tony Johnson              0   207    0    0    0    0  207
Sam Childers              0   163    0    0    0    0  163
Jessie Hester             0   151    0    0    0    0  151
Zeke Mowatt               0   123    0    0    0    0  123
Ken Burnett             109     3    0    0    0    0  112
Harvey Clayton            0     0    0    0   91    0   91
Weegie Thompson           0    73    0    0    0    0   73
Ron Hester                0     0   35    0    0    0   35
Warren Hanna              0     0   35    0    0    0   35
Darish Davis             17     0    0    0    0    0   17
Tom Wheeler               0    16    0    0    0    0   16
Steve Nicklaus            0    11    0    0    0    0   11
Larry Harris              0     0    0    0    9    0    9
James Harris              0     0    0    0    6    0    6
Alphonso Carreker         0     0    0    0    5    0    5
Rohn Stark               -2     0    0    0    0    0   -2
Kelly Lowrey        11   -6     0    0    0    0    0   -6  -0.5
 Team                    -6     0    0    0    0    0   -6
Blair Williams       7  -69     0    0    0    0    0  -69  -9.9
Rick Stockstill     11 -123    14    0    0    0    0 -109  -9.9

Total.........      11 1955  1888  164  846  111    0 4964 451.3
Opponent......      11 1836  2367  466  712  150    0 5531 502.8


                        |---------Tackles---------| |---Sacks---| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd
DEFENSIVE LEADERS   GP   UT   AT  Total   ForLoss     No - Yards  Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds  FF Kick Saf
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Ron Hester               75   57   132   4.0-         2.0- 14.0      .      3    .    .      .   1   .
Jarvis Coursey           41   58    99   2.0-         1.0-  8.0      .      1    .   1-  0   .   .   .
Tommy Young              38   59    97   2.0-         1.0-  8.0      .      1    .    .      2   .   .
Ken Roe                  43   45    88   2.0-         3.0- 13.0      .      2    .   1-  0   .   .   .
Larry Harris             57   26    83   1.0-            .          3-  9   2    .   1-  0   .   .   .
James Gilbert            43   17    60   5.0-         2.0- 18.0      .      2    .   1-  0   .   .   .
James Harris             40   19    59   2.0-         3.0- 28.0     1-  6   6    .   2-  0   .   .   .
Scott McLean             29   29    58   2.0-         1.0-  8.0      .      2    .    .      .   .   .
Garry Futch              32   22    54   8.0-         5.0- 39.0      .      .    .    .      .   .   .
Alphonso Carreker        30   22    52   2.0-         4.0- 18.0     1-  5   .    .   1-  0   .   .   .
Harvey Clayton           39   11    50   1.0-            .          5- 91  10    .   2-  0   .   .   .
Allen Dale Campbell      26   17    43   1.0-         1.0- 10.0      .      1    .    .      .   .   .
Henry Taylor             17   15    32      .            .           .      1    .    .      .   .   .
Eric Riley               19   10    29      .            .           .      4    .   1-  0   .   .   .
Tracy Ashley             18   11    29      .            .           .      2    .    .      .   .   .
John McLean              12   10    22      .         2.0- 35.0     1-  0   .    .   2-  0   .   .   .
Pat Milligan             12    7    19      .            .           .      4    .   1-  0   .   .   .
Lenny Chavers            13    4    17      .            .           .      .    .    .      .   .   .
David Ponder             13    3    16      .         2.0- 18.0      .      .    .   1-  0   .   .   .
Warren Hanna              9    6    15   1.0-            .           .      2    .    .      .   1   .
Brian McCrary             6    3     9      .            .           .      .    .    .      .   .   .
Mark Rodrigue             5    4     9      .            .           .      .    .    .      .   .   .
Ernie Sims                1    6     7      .            .           .      .    .   1-  0   .   .   .
Kim Mack                  4    .     4      .            .           .      .    .    .      .   .   .
Brad Fojtik               1    1     2      .            .           .      .    .    .      .   .   .
Brian Williams            1    .     1      .            .           .      .    .    .      .   .   .
Quent Reed                1    .     1      .            .           .      .    .    .      .   .   .
Orson Mobley              1    .     1      .            .           .      .    .    .      .   .   .

FLORIDA STATE 17, LOUISVILLE 0

09/05/1981, TALLAHASSEE, FL

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  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
LOUISVILLE
0
0
0
0
0
FLORIDA STATE
10
0
0
7
17
1st   3- 0  Mike Rendina, 24, field goal, 9:15 
     10- 0  Jessie Hester, 11, pass from Rick Stockstill (Mike Rendina, kick), 3:10 
3rd  10- 0  Opp, 35, field goal failed, 6:43 
4th  17- 0  Billy Allen, 50, run (Mike Rendina, kick), 4:56 


TEAM STATISTICS
FSU OPP First downs 16 7 Rushes-yards 48- 95 29- 65 Passing 188 68 Att-Comp-Int 27-16-3 30-11-0 Total Yards 75-283 59-133 Punt Returns 7-5 4--5 Kickoff Returns 1-14 2-70 Interception Ret. 0-0 3-13 Fumble Returns 1-0 0-0 Punts 8-42.9 10-37.7 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 2-1 Penalties-Yds 1-5 4-30 3rd Down Conversions 8-19 3-20 Time of Posession 34:30 25:30 Attendance 50,735 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Rushing Billy Allen 8- 89 Greg Allen 9- 16 Ken Burnett 4- 16 Michael Whiting 8- 16 Ricky Williams 7- 7 Cedric Jones 5- -2 Rick Stockstill 7- -47 Receiving Dennis McKinnon 5- 54 Jessie Hester 3- 48 Weegie Thompson 1- 45 Zeke Mowatt 3- 25 Sam Childers 1- 9 Ricky Williams 1- 8 Billy Allen 1- 4 Michael Whiting 1- -5 Passing Rick Stockstill 24-14-2-126 Blair Williams 3- 2-1- 62 Punt Return Dennis McKinnon 7- 5 Kickoff Return Greg Allen 1- 14 Punting Rohn Stark 8- 343 |---------Tackles---------| |---Sacks---| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd DEFENSIVE STATISTICS UT AT Total ForLoss No - Yards Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF Kick Saf ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ron Hester 5 4 9 . . . . . . . . . Ken Roe 4 4 8 2.0- 2.0- . 1 . . 1 . . Harvey Clayton 3 3 6 . . . 4 . . . . . James Gilbert 2 2 4 . . . . . . . . . Scott McLean 2 2 4 1.0- 1.0- . . . . . . . Alphonso Carreker 2 1 3 1.0- 1.0- . . . . . . . Garry Futch 2 1 3 2.0- 1.0- . . . . . . . Larry Harris . 3 3 . . . . . 1- 0 . . . James Harris 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . Jarvis Coursey . 1 1 . . . 1 . . . . . David Ponder 1 . 1 1.0- 1.0- . . . . . . . Warren Hanna 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Mike Rendina 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Ken Burnett 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Billy Allen 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Brian Williams . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . Kelly Lowrey . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . Tommy Young . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . Eric Riley . . . . . . 2 . . . . .

FLORIDA STATE 10, MEMPHIS STATE 5

09/12/1981, TALLAHASSEE, FL

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  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
MEMPHIS STATE
2
0
0
3
5
FLORIDA STATE
0
7
0
3
10
1st   0- 2  Opp, safety, 6:37 
2nd   7- 2  Michael Whiting, 1, run (Mike Rendina, kick), 14:05
      7- 2  Opp, 37, field goal failed, 5:08 
3rd   7- 2  Mike Rendina, 41, field goal failed, 12:48
4th  10- 2  Mike Rendina, 46, field goal, 12:33
     10- 5  Opp, 27, field goal, 8:09 


TEAM STATISTICS
FSU OPP First downs 17 13 Rushes-yards 56-185 45-135 Passing 163 131 Att-Comp-Int 22-11-2 19-8-2 Total Yards 78-348 64-266 Punt Returns 4-7 3-12 Kickoff Returns 2-39 3-55 Interception Ret. 2-48 2-6 Fumble Returns 0-0 1-0 Punts 4-47.3 9-35.3 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 3-0 Penalties-Yds 12-65 2-10 3rd Down Conversions 9-19 4-18 Time of Posession 31:00 31:00 Attendance 51,454 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Rushing Billy Allen 22- 91 Michael Whiting 18- 55 Ken Burnett 4- 30 Greg Allen 5- 29 Blair Williams 3- -8 Rick Stockstill 4- -12 Receiving Dennis McKinnon 4- 53 Jessie Hester 3- 46 Phil Williams 1- 28 Tony Johnson 1- 16 Michael Whiting 1- 13 Billy Allen 1- 7 Passing Rick Stockstill 16- 9-2-128 Blair Williams 6- 2-0- 35 Punt Return Cedric Jones 4- 7 Kickoff Return Cedric Jones 1- 24 Greg Allen 1- 15 Punting Rohn Stark 4- 189 |---------Tackles---------| |---Sacks---| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd DEFENSIVE STATISTICS UT AT Total ForLoss No - Yards Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF Kick Saf ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ron Hester 4 13 17 . . . . . . . . . Ken Roe 1 9 10 . . . . . . . . . James Gilbert 1 8 9 . . . . . . . . . Alphonso Carreker 4 4 8 1.0- . . . . . . . . Garry Futch . 6 6 . . . . . . . . . Larry Harris 3 2 5 . . 1- 0 1 . . . . . James Harris 2 3 5 . . . . . . . . . Scott McLean 1 2 3 . . . 2 . . . . . Jarvis Coursey 1 2 3 . . . . . . . . . Allen Dale Campbell 2 . 2 . . . 1 . . . . . Lenny Chavers 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . Harvey Clayton 1 . 1 . . 1- 48 1 . . . . . Eric Riley 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Mark Rodrigue 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Billy Allen 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Ernie Sims . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . Tommy Young 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . .

NEBRASKA 34, FLORIDA STATE 14

09/19/1981, LINCOLN, NE

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  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
FLORIDA STATE
0
7
0
7
14
NEBRASKA
10
0
14
10
34
1st   0- 7  Opp, 8, run (kick), 8:23 
      0-10  Opp, 24, field goal, 3:27 
2nd   7-10  Ricky Williams, 1, run (Mike Rendina, kick), 2:58 
3rd   7-10  Opp, 27, field goal failed, 10:45
      7-17  Opp, 82, punt return/blocked punt (kick), 8:31 
      7-24  Opp, 13, fumble recovery/return (kick), 8:25 
4th   7-27  Opp, 21, field goal, 13:47
     14-27  Dennis McKinnon, 3, pass from Rick Stockstill (Mike Rendina, kick), 8:22 
     14-34  Opp, 94, run (kick), 8:08 


TEAM STATISTICS
FSU OPP First downs 15 22 Rushes-yards 41- 54 63-464 Passing 173 32 Att-Comp-Int 26-16-1 8-3-1 Total Yards 67-227 71-496 Punt Returns 1--4 3-123 Kickoff Returns 2-36 1-17 Interception Ret. 1-5 1-28 Fumble Returns 4-0 2-13 Punts 8-51.1 2-33.5 Fumbles-Lost 3-2 4-4 Penalties-Yds 3-43 9-71 3rd Down Conversions 0-13 7-14 Time of Posession 30:25 29:35 Attendance 76,289 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Rushing Ricky Williams 13- 29 Billy Allen 5- 15 Michael Whiting 8- 14 Ken Burnett 2- 8 Greg Allen 1- 3 Dennis McKinnon 1- 0 Rick Stockstill 11- -24 Receiving Phil Williams 4- 86 Sam Childers 5- 47 Dennis McKinnon 3- 24 Zeke Mowatt 1- 10 Billy Allen 1- 8 Ken Burnett 1- 3 Michael Whiting 1- -5 Passing Rick Stockstill 25-16-1-173 Cedric Jones 1- 0-0- 0 Punt Return Cedric Jones 1- -4 Kickoff Return Michael Whiting 1- 24 Cedric Jones 1- 12 Punting Rohn Stark 8- 409 |---------Tackles---------| |---Sacks---| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd DEFENSIVE STATISTICS UT AT Total ForLoss No - Yards Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF Kick Saf ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ken Roe 12 4 16 . 1.0- 1.0 . . . . . . . Ron Hester 7 5 12 . . . . . . . . . James Harris 8 2 10 . 1.0- 16.0 . . . 1- 0 . . . Allen Dale Campbell 6 3 9 . . . . . 1- 0 . . . Larry Harris 7 2 9 . . . . . . . . . Garry Futch 3 3 6 . . . . . . . . . Eric Riley 3 3 6 . . . . . 1- 0 . . . Jarvis Coursey 2 2 4 . . . . . . . . . James Gilbert 3 1 4 . . . . . . . . . David Ponder 1 2 3 . . . . . 1- 0 . . . Lenny Chavers 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . Harvey Clayton 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . Scott McLean 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . Terry Widner . 2 2 . . . . . . . . . Alphonso Carreker 1 . 1 . . 1- 5 . . . . . . Brad Fojtik 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Tommy Young 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Brian McCrary . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . Tracy Ashley 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Warren Hanna 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . .

FLORIDA STATE 36, OHIO STATE 27

10/03/1981, COLUMBUS, OH

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  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
FLORIDA STATE
10
13
13
0
36
OHIO STATE
7
14
0
6
27
1st   0- 7  Opp, 9, run (kick), 10:46
      3- 7  Mike Rendina, 52, field goal, 6:59 
     10- 7  Ron Hester, 35, punt return/blocked punt (Mike Rendina, kick), 4:56 
2nd  10-13  Opp, 7, run (kick failed), 14:20
     17-13  Kelly Lowrey, 5, run (Mike Rendina, kick), 12:10
     17-21  Opp, 52, pass (pass), 10:56
     23-21  Tony Johnson, 13, pass from Rick Stockstill (Mike Rendina, kick failed), 8:25 
3rd  30-21  Sam Childers, 7, pass from Rick Stockstill (Mike Rendina, kick), 10:05
     36-21  Ricky Williams, 3, run (Rick Stockstill, pass failed), 0:32 
4th  36-27  Opp, 18, pass (pass failed), 12:45


TEAM STATISTICS
FSU OPP First downs 25 26 Rushes-yards 40-197 31- 38 Passing 299 458 Att-Comp-Int 42-25-0 52-31-0 Total Yards 82-496 83-496 Punt Returns 2-36 6-53 Kickoff Returns 4-75 5-95 Interception Ret. 0-0 0-0 Fumble Returns 0-0 0-0 Punts 8-39.3 7-31.1 Sacks By-Yds 3-23 1-8 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 2-0 Penalties-Yds 8-83 3-26 3rd Down Conversions 8-19 7-16 4th Down Conversions 1-1 0-3 Time of Posession 32:48 27:12 Attendance 87,158 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Rushing Michael Whiting 15- 90 Ricky Williams 15- 81 Dennis McKinnon 1- 15 Billy Allen 3- 6 Kelly Lowrey 1- 5 Rick Stockstill 5- 0 Receiving Dennis McKinnon 5- 107 Michael Whiting 9- 74 Sam Childers 5- 53 Phil Williams 2- 32 Tony Johnson 1- 13 Ricky Williams 2- 11 Billy Allen 1- 9 Passing Rick Stockstill 41-25-0-299 Cedric Jones 1- 0-0- 0 Punt Return Ron Hester 1- 35 Cedric Jones 1- 1 Kickoff Return Cedric Jones 4- 75 Punting Rohn Stark 8- 314 |---------Tackles---------| |---Sacks---| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd DEFENSIVE STATISTICS UT AT Total ForLoss No - Yards Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF Kick Saf ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tommy Young 4 12 16 . . . 1 . . . . . Larry Harris 7 7 14 1.0- 1.0 . . . . . . . . Ken Roe 6 6 12 . . . 1 . . . . . James Harris 6 4 10 . . . 1 . . . . . Harvey Clayton 3 5 8 . . . . . . . . . Eric Riley 1 6 7 . . . 1 . . . . . James Gilbert 2 4 6 1.0- 13.0 1.0- 13.0 . 1 . . . . . Allen Dale Campbell 1 5 6 . . . . . . . . . Jarvis Coursey 1 4 5 . . . . . . . . . David Ponder 1 2 3 1.0- 10.0 1.0- 10.0 . . . . . . . Scott McLean 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . Pat Milligan 2 . 2 . . . 1 . . . . . Sam Restivo 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . Alphonso Carreker 1 . 1 1.0- 0.0 1.0- 0.0 . . . . . . . Garry Futch . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . Warren Hanna . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . Kelly Lowrey 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Henry Taylor . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . Ernie Sims 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Redus Coggin . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . Cliff Holiday . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . Ron Hester . . . . . . . . . . 1 .

FLORIDA STATE 19, NOTRE DAME 13

10/10/1981, SOUTH BEND, IN

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  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
FLORIDA STATE
0
3
10
6
19
NOTRE DAME
3
0
3
7
13
1st   0- 3  Opp, 43, field goal, 11:02
2nd   3- 3  Mike Rendina, 25, field goal, 3:16 
3rd   3- 6  Opp, 23, field goal, 13:48
     10- 6  Michael Whiting, 17, pass from Rick Stockstill (Mike Rendina, kick), 11:01
     13- 6  Mike Rendina, 23, field goal, 5:23 
     13- 6  Mike Rendina, 34, field goal failed, 4:19 
4th  13-13  Opp, 1, run (kick), 14:57
     19-13  Michael Whiting, 5, pass from Rick Stockstill (Mike Rendina, kick failed), 7:41 


TEAM STATISTICS
FSU OPP First downs 19 15 Rushes-yards 43-250 51-218 Passing 114 38 Att-Comp-Int 28-12-3 19-6-2 Total Yards 71-364 70-256 Punt Returns 5-27 5-22 Kickoff Returns 3-59 5-106 Interception Ret. 2-6 3-27 Fumble Returns 1-0 0-0 Punts 6-48.8 8-42.9 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 4-1 Penalties-Yds 5-69 8-72 3rd Down Conversions 5-17 1-14 Time of Posession 28:00 32:00 Attendance 59,075 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Rushing Ricky Williams 15- 135 Michael Whiting 15- 71 Greg Allen 7- 54 Rohn Stark 1- 10 Rick Stockstill 5- -20 Receiving Michael Whiting 5- 44 Phil Williams 2- 28 Rick Stockstill 1- 14 Dennis McKinnon 2- 11 Zeke Mowatt 1- 9 Ricky Williams 1- 8 Passing Rick Stockstill 27-11-3-100 Cedric Jones 1- 1-0- 14 Punt Return Cedric Jones 5- 27 Kickoff Return Ricky Williams 2- 29 Greg Allen 1- 20 Punting Rohn Stark 6- 293 |---------Tackles---------| |---Sacks---| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd DEFENSIVE STATISTICS UT AT Total ForLoss No - Yards Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF Kick Saf ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tommy Young 5 10 15 1.0- 8.0 . . . . . 1 . . Jarvis Coursey 7 2 9 . . . . . . 1 . . Ron Hester 2 7 9 . . . . . . . . . Eric Riley 2 6 8 . . . . . . . . . James Gilbert . 7 7 . . . . . . . . . James Harris 2 4 6 . . 1- 6 1 . . . . . Alphonso Carreker 4 2 6 2.0- 3.0 . . . . . . . . Scott McLean 1 5 6 . . . . . . . . . Pat Milligan 2 3 5 . . . . . 1- 0 . . . Harvey Clayton 3 2 5 . . 1- 0 . . . . . . Garry Futch 1 3 4 . . . . . . . . . Ken Roe 1 3 4 . . . . . . . . . Brian McCrary . 3 3 . . . . . . . . . David Ponder . 2 2 . . . . . . . . . Warren Hanna 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . Larry Harris 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . Mike Rendina . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . John McLean . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . Kim Mack 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Henry Taylor . . . . . . . . . 1 . .

PITTSBURGH 42, FLORIDA STATE 14

10/17/1981, PITTSBURGH, PA

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  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
FLORIDA STATE
0
7
7
0
14
PITTSBURGH
7
14
14
7
42
1st   0- 7  Opp, 22, pass (kick), 0:27 
2nd   0-14  Opp, 22, interception return (kick), 14:46
      0-21  Opp, 83, punt return/blocked punt (kick), 8:40 
      7-21  Michael Whiting, 1, run (Mike Rendina, kick), 3:47 
      7-21  Opp, 34, field goal failed, 0:12 
3rd   7-28  Opp, 65, pass (kick), 14:11
      7-35  Opp, 18, pass (kick), 12:33
     14-35  Sam Childers, 5, pass from Blair Williams (Mike Rendina, kick), 5:41 
4th  14-42  Opp, 6, run (kick), 2:14 


TEAM STATISTICS
FSU OPP First downs 19 22 Rushes-yards 40- 76 39-252 Passing 235 251 Att-Comp-Int 31-17-3 27-15-2 Total Yards 71-311 66-503 Punt Returns 4-15 4-110 Kickoff Returns 5-91 3-51 Interception Ret. 2--3 3-37 Fumble Returns 3-0 2-0 Punts 8-47.3 4-42.5 Sacks By-Yds 0-0 2-15 Fumbles-Lost 2-2 4-3 Penalties-Yds 4-47 12-124 Time of Posession 33:44 26:16 Attendance 52,112 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Rushing Michael Whiting 11- 39 Ricky Williams 16- 36 Cedric Jones 2- 11 Darish Davis 1- 9 Billy Allen 1- 8 Ken Burnett 1- 5 Greg Allen 1- 4 Rick Stockstill 2- 3 Blair Williams 5- -39 Receiving Phil Williams 4- 92 Hardis Johnson 4- 89 Sam Childers 2- 22 Michael Whiting 3- 14 Ricky Williams 2- 7 Billy Allen 1- 6 Zeke Mowatt 1- 5 Passing Blair Williams 19-12-2-158 Rick Stockstill 11- 4-1- 39 Cedric Jones 1- 1-0- 38 Punt Return Cedric Jones 4- 15 Kickoff Return Greg Allen 5- 91 Punting Rohn Stark 8- 378 |---------Tackles---------| |---Sacks---| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd DEFENSIVE STATISTICS UT AT Total ForLoss No - Yards Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF Kick Saf ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ron Hester 6 6 12 . . . . . . . . . Jarvis Coursey 4 3 7 1.0- 9.0 . . . . . . . . James Gilbert 4 2 6 2.0- 9.0 . . . . . . . . Alphonso Carreker 2 4 6 . . . . . 1- 0 . . . Tommy Young 3 2 5 . . . . . . . . . Garry Futch 1 4 5 . . . . . . . . . Pat Milligan 2 3 5 . . . 1 . . . . . John McLean 2 2 4 . . 1- 0 . . 1- 0 . . . Scott McLean 2 2 4 . . . . . . . . . Harvey Clayton 1 2 3 . . 1- -3 . . 1- 0 . . . James Harris 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . Eric Riley 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . Ken Roe . 2 2 . . . . . . . . . Mark Rodrigue 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . Kim Mack 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . Tracy Ashley 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . .

FLORIDA STATE 38, LOUISIANA STATE 14

10/24/1981, BATON ROUGE, LA

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  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
FLORIDA STATE
17
7
14
0
38
LOUISIANA STATE
0
7
7
0
14
1st   3- 0  Mike Rendina, 21, field goal, 13:18
     10- 0  Dennis McKinnon, 22, pass from Rick Stockstill (Mike Rendina, kick), 5:58 
     17- 0  Greg Allen, 15, run (Mike Rendina, kick), 1:05 
2nd  17- 7  Opp, 76, pass (kick), 7:59 
     24- 7  Phil Williams, 12, pass from Rick Stockstill (Mike Rendina, kick), 1:24 
3rd  31- 7  Cedric Jones, 30, run (Mike Rendina, kick), 6:43 
     31-14  Opp, 1, run (kick), 4:31 
     38-14  Billy Allen, 97, kickoff return (Mike Rendina, kick), 4:19 


TEAM STATISTICS
FSU OPP First downs 21 21 Rushes-yards 52-267 47- 26 Passing 103 312 Att-Comp-Int 13-7-0 29-18-1 Total Yards 65-370 76-338 Punt Returns 3-52 0-0 Kickoff Returns 3-122 6-103 Interception Ret. 1-48 0-0 Fumble Returns 1-0 3-0 Punts 3-37.0 6-31.5 Sacks By-Yds 8-60 1-17 Fumbles-Lost 5-3 3-1 Penalties-Yds 4-38 2-14 3rd Down Conversions 5-9 5-16 4th Down Conversions 2-2 0-3 Time of Posession 28:14 31:46 Attendance 74,816 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Rushing Greg Allen 31- 202 Ken Burnett 7- 38 Cedric Jones 2- 30 Billy Allen 4- 12 Darish Davis 4- 1 Rick Stockstill 4- -16 Receiving Phil Williams 4- 65 Dennis McKinnon 1- 22 Greg Allen 2- 16 Passing Rick Stockstill 13- 7-0-103 Punt Return Warren Hanna 1- 35 Cedric Jones 2- 17 Kickoff Return Billy Allen 2- 108 Greg Allen 1- 14 Punting Rohn Stark 3- 111 |---------Tackles---------| |---Sacks---| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd DEFENSIVE STATISTICS UT AT Total ForLoss No - Yards Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF Kick Saf ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ron Hester 8 5 13 4.0- 19.0 2.0- 14.0 . . . . . . . Tommy Young 6 3 9 1.0- 5.0 . . . . . . . . Garry Futch 7 2 9 6.0- 26.0 3.0- 19.0 . . . . . . . Larry Harris 6 1 7 . . . 1 . . . . . James Gilbert 4 2 6 . . . . . . . . . Jarvis Coursey 2 4 6 . . . . . . . . . James Harris 6 . 6 3.0- 27.0 3.0- 27.0 . 1 . . . . . Tracy Ashley 5 1 6 . . . . . . . . . Harvey Clayton 5 . 5 . . 1- 48 . . . . . . Alphonso Carreker 3 2 5 . . . . . . . . . Ernie Sims . 4 4 . . . . . 1- 0 . . . Pat Milligan 3 1 4 . . . . . . . . . Warren Hanna 2 1 3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . Scott McLean 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . Mark Rodrigue 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . Lenny Chavers 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . Ken Roe 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . . Kim Mack . 2 2 . . . . . . . . . Eric Riley 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Brian McCrary 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . .

FLORIDA STATE 56, WESTERN CAROLINA 31

10/31/1981, TALLAHASSEE, FL

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  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
WESTERN CAROLINA
7
0
7
17
31
FLORIDA STATE
7
6
15
28
56
1st   0- 7  Opp, 1, run (kick), 3:53 
      7- 7  Greg Allen, 95, kickoff return (Mike Rendina, kick), 3:39 
2nd  10- 7  Mike Rendina, 20, field goal, 12:52
     13- 7  Mike Rendina, 29, field goal, 4:28 
     13- 7  Mike Rendina, 55, field goal failed, 0:21 
3rd  20- 7  Michael Whiting, 7, run (Mike Rendina, kick), 11:32
     20-14  Opp, 80, pass (kick), 11:18
     28-14  Michael Whiting, 1, run (Phil Williams, pass from Rick Stockstill), 7:52 
     28-14  Mike Rendina, 50, field goal failed, 3:46 
4th  35-14  Dennis McKinnon, 18, pass from Rick Stockstill (Mike Rendina, kick), 13:16
     35-21  Opp, 76, pass (kick), 11:37
     35-24  Opp, 24, field goal, 8:42 
     42-24  Greg Allen, 5, run (Mike Rendina, kick), 6:59 
     49-24  Tony Johnson, 5, pass from Blair Williams (Mike Rendina, kick), 2:15 
     56-24  Cedric Jones, 3, run (Mike Rendina, kick), 1:17 
     56-31  Opp, 58, pass (kick), 0:34 


TEAM STATISTICS
FSU OPP First downs 31 19 Rushes-yards 61-479 31- 35 Passing 144 402 Att-Comp-Int 25-12-0 42-26-2 Total Yards 86-623 73-437 Punt Returns 1-2 2-8 Kickoff Returns 5-140 5-92 Interception Ret. 2--2 0-0 Fumble Returns 1-0 1-0 Punts 3-31.7 3-31.7 Sacks By-Yds 2- 2- Fumbles-Lost 2-1 4-1 Penalties-Yds 4-49 6-34 3rd Down Conversions 7-13 6-14 Time of Posession 30:49 29:11 Attendance 52,721 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Rushing Greg Allen 32- 322 Michael Whiting 16- 106 Cedric Jones 7- 59 Ken Burnett 2- 13 Sam Childers 1- 3 Blair Williams 2- -3 Rick Stockstill 2- -18 Receiving Phil Williams 2- 41 Tony Johnson 3- 36 Zeke Mowatt 2- 31 Dennis McKinnon 1- 18 Michael Whiting 3- 15 Passing Rick Stockstill 18- 8-0-121 Blair Williams 5- 4-1- 23 Greg Allen 1- 0-0- 0 Cedric Jones 1- 0-0- 0 Punt Return Cedric Jones 1- 2 Kickoff Return Greg Allen 1- 95 Cedric Jones 3- 35 Michael Whiting 1- 10 Punting Rohn Stark 3- 95 |---------Tackles---------| |---Sacks---| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd DEFENSIVE STATISTICS UT AT Total ForLoss No - Yards Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF Kick Saf ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ron Hester 1 6 7 . . . 1 . . . . . James Gilbert . 6 6 1.0- 0.5- . . . 1- 0 . . . James Harris 4 2 6 1.0- . . . . . . . . Harvey Clayton 4 1 5 . . 1- -2 1 . . . . . Larry Harris 3 2 5 . . 1- 0 . . . . . . Tommy Young 1 4 5 2.0- . . . . . . . . Warren Hanna 5 . 5 1.0- . . . . . . . . Garry Futch 2 2 4 2.0- 1.0- . . . . . . . Scott McLean 1 3 4 1.0- . . . . . . . . Jarvis Coursey . 3 3 . . . . . . . . . Ken Roe 3 . 3 . . . . . . . . . Alphonso Carreker . 2 2 1.0- 0.5- . . . . . . . Tracy Ashley 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . Allen Dale Campbell 1 . 1 1.0- . . . . . . . . John McLean 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . .

MIAMI 27, FLORIDA STATE 19

11/07/1981, TALLAHASSEE, FL

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  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
MIAMI
3
7
3
14
27
FLORIDA STATE
6
7
0
6
19
1st   6- 0  Tony Johnson, 12, pass from Rick Stockstill (Mike Rendina, kick blocked), 10:38
      6- 3  Opp, 32, field goal, 4:42 
2nd   6-10  Opp, 1, run (kick), 12:46
      6-10  Mike Rendina, 28, field goal blocked, 9:23 
     13-10  Greg Allen, 2, run (Mike Rendina, kick), 5:43 
3rd  13-13  Opp, 57, field goal, 7:38 
4th  13-13  Mike Rendina, 44, field goal blocked, 12:26
     13-20  Opp, 6, run (kick), 10:47
     13-27  Opp, 23, pass (kick), 8:54 
     19-27  Sam Childers, 7, pass from Rick Stockstill (Rick Stockstill, pass failed), 6:46 
     19-27  Opp, 36, field goal failed, 2:18 


TEAM STATISTICS
FSU OPP First downs 18 20 Rushes-yards 40-140 36- 67 Passing 181 273 Att-Comp-Int 37-18-1 41-22-1 Total Yards 77-321 77-340 Punt Returns 3-24 2-7 Kickoff Returns 2-73 3-85 Interception Ret. 1-9 1-15 Fumble Returns 1-0 0-0 Punts 4-47.5 3-36.7 Sacks By-Yds 1- 1- Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1 Penalties-Yds 2-10 0-0 3rd Down Conversions 12-18 13-19 Time of Posession 28:13 31:47 Attendance 52,685 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Rushing Greg Allen 23- 109 Michael Whiting 8- 27 Rick Stockstill 5- 8 Cedric Jones 3- 2 Team 1- -6 Receiving Tony Johnson 4- 53 Zeke Mowatt 3- 33 Michael Whiting 2- 24 Dennis McKinnon 3- 22 Sam Childers 3- 21 Phil Williams 2- 21 Ricky Williams 1- 7 Passing Rick Stockstill 36-17-1-173 Kelly Lowrey 1- 1-0- 8 Punt Return Cedric Jones 3- 24 Kickoff Return Greg Allen 1- 54 Billy Allen 1- 19 Punting Rohn Stark 4- 190 |---------Tackles---------| |---Sacks---| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd DEFENSIVE STATISTICS UT AT Total ForLoss No - Yards Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF Kick Saf ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ron Hester 4 14 18 1.0- . . . . . . . . James Gilbert 2 9 11 . . . . . . . . . Garry Futch . 9 9 . . . . . . . . . Ken Roe 1 6 7 . . . . . . . . . Harvey Clayton 4 2 6 . . . 1 . . . . . Tommy Young 1 4 5 . . . . . . . . . Scott McLean 2 3 5 . . . . . . . . . Larry Harris . 4 4 . . 1- 9 1 . . . . . Alphonso Carreker . 4 4 0.5- 0.5- . . . . . . . Jarvis Coursey 3 1 4 . . . 1 . . . . . James Harris 1 3 4 . . . 2 . . . . . Tracy Ashley 1 3 4 . . . . . . . . . Allen Dale Campbell . 1 1 0.5- 0.5- . . . . . . . Mike Rendina 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . John McLean . . . . . . . . 1- 0 . . .

SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI 58, FLORIDA STATE 14

11/14/1981, TALLAHASSEE, FL

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  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
14
16
21
7
58
FLORIDA STATE
0
0
7
7
14
1st   0- 7  Opp, 3, run (kick), 8:36 
      0-14  Opp, 12, run (kick), 6:40 
2nd   0-21  Opp, 1, run (kick), 10:44
      0-27  Opp, 31, pass (kick failed), 7:34 
      0-30  Opp, 41, field goal, 0:02 
3rd   0-37  Opp, 1, pass (kick), 11:05
      0-44  Opp, 69, run (kick), 8:26 
      0-51  Opp, 50, pass (kick), 6:34 
      7-51  Dennis McKinnon, 50, pass from Blair Williams (Mike Rendina, kick), 2:56 
4th   7-58  Opp, 73, punt return/blocked punt (kick), 4:41 
     14-58  Tom Wheeler, 6, pass from Blair Williams (Mike Rendina, kick), 1:14 


TEAM STATISTICS
FSU OPP First downs 17 23 Rushes-yards 31- 61 60-368 Passing 229 128 Att-Comp-Int 39-17-2 12-9-0 Total Yards 70-290 72-496 Punt Returns 1-0 6-105 Kickoff Returns 5-71 1-19 Interception Ret. 0-0 2-6 Fumble Returns 1-0 2-0 Punts 7-41.4 7-41.4 Fumbles-Lost 3-2 1-1 Penalties-Yds 5-35 2-10 3rd Down Conversions 6-15 11-15 Time of Posession 26:33 33:27 Attendance 51,819 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Rushing Greg Allen 17- 88 Darish Davis 1- 7 Ricky Williams 2- 3 Cedric Jones 1- 1 Rick Stockstill 3- 0 Ken Burnett 1- -1 Michael Whiting 3- -6 Rohn Stark 1- -12 Blair Williams 2- -19 Receiving Jessie Hester 3- 57 Dennis McKinnon 2- 54 Weegie Thompson 1- 28 Greg Allen 3- 19 Tom Wheeler 2- 16 Michael Whiting 2- 16 Cedric Jones 1- 16 Steve Nicklaus 1- 11 Zeke Mowatt 1- 7 Sam Childers 1- 5 Passing Blair Williams 28-11-1-190 Rick Stockstill 11- 6-1- 39 Punt Return Cedric Jones 1- 0 Kickoff Return Billy Allen 4- 57 Greg Allen 1- 14 Punting Rohn Stark 6- 290 Team 1- 0 |---------Tackles---------| |---Sacks---| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd DEFENSIVE STATISTICS UT AT Total ForLoss No - Yards Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF Kick Saf ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Larry Harris 4 13 17 . . . . . . . . . Tommy Young . 11 11 . . . . . . . . . Jarvis Coursey 2 8 10 1.0- . . . . . . . . Tracy Ashley 3 7 10 . . . 1 . . . . . Ron Hester 2 7 9 . . . . . . . . . Alphonso Carreker 2 5 7 . . . . . . . . . Harvey Clayton 1 5 6 . . . . . 1- 0 . . . James Harris 3 3 6 . . . . . . . . . Henry Taylor 1 5 6 . . . 1 . . . . . Lenny Chavers . 6 6 . . . . . . . . . John McLean . 4 4 . . . . . . . . . Allen Dale Campbell . 3 3 . . . . . . . . . Ken Roe . 2 2 . . . . . . . . . James Gilbert 1 1 2 1.0- . . . . . . . . Garry Futch 2 . 2 2.0- . . . . . . . . Sam Restivo . 2 2 . . . . . . . . . Warren Hanna . 2 2 . . . . . . . . . Scott McLean . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . Brad Fojtik . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . David Ponder . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . John Houston . 1 1 . . . . . . . . .

FLORIDA 35, FLORIDA STATE 3

11/28/1981, GAINESVILLE, FL

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  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
FLORIDA STATE
0
3
0
0
3
FLORIDA
7
6
15
7
35
1st   0- 7  Opp, 4, pass (kick), 5:04 
2nd   0- 7  Opp, 36, field goal failed, 11:37
      3- 7  Mike Rendina, 27, field goal, 7:45 
      3-10  Opp, 50, field goal, 2:22 
      3-13  Opp, 41, field goal, 0:13 
3rd   3-21  Opp, 27, pass (run), 11:36
      3-28  Opp, 34, pass (kick), 6:57 
4th   3-35  Opp, 8, pass (kick), 5:14 


TEAM STATISTICS
FSU OPP First downs 11 25 Rushes-yards 40-151 49-162 Passing 59 275 Att-Comp-Int 19-6-3 33-20-0 Total Yards 59-210 82-437 Punt Returns 0-0 2-31 Kickoff Returns 3-26 1-19 Interception Ret. 0-0 3-13 Fumble Returns 1-0 2-0 Punts 6-54.8 3-39.7 Fumbles-Lost 4-2 2-1 Penalties-Yds 8-82 4-34 3rd Down Conversions 4-14 6-16 Time of Posession 26:34 33:26 Attendance 64,437 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Rushing Ricky Williams 11- 63 Greg Allen 13- 61 Michael Whiting 9- 50 Rick Stockstill 5- 3 Kelly Lowrey 1- -11 Cedric Jones 1- -15 Receiving Michael Whiting 2- 21 Phil Williams 1- 20 Dennis McKinnon 2- 12 Zeke Mowatt 1- 6 Passing Rick Stockstill 15- 5-3- 55 Kelly Lowrey 3- 1-0- 4 Blair Williams 1- 0-0- 0 Kickoff Return Greg Allen 2- 19 Ricky Williams 1- 7 Punting Rohn Stark 6- 329 |---------Tackles---------| |---Sacks---| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd DEFENSIVE STATISTICS UT AT Total ForLoss No - Yards Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF Kick Saf ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- James Harris 8 . 8 1.0- 16.0 . . . . . . . . Tracy Ashley 7 . 7 . . . . . . . . . Jarvis Coursey 5 1 6 . . . . . 1- 0 . . . Allen Dale Campbell 4 1 5 2.0- 11.0 . . . . . . . . Garry Futch 5 . 5 1.0- 1.0 . . . . . . . . Alphonso Carreker 5 . 5 1.0- 2.0 . . . . . . . . Henry Taylor 3 2 5 . . . . . . . . . Harvey Clayton 5 . 5 . . . . . . . . . Larry Harris 3 2 5 . . . . . . . . . John McLean 4 . 4 2.0- 35.0 . . . . . . . . Scott McLean 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . David Ponder 3 . 3 . . . . . . . . . James Gilbert 3 . 3 . . . . . . . . . Tommy Young 2 1 3 . . . . . . . . . Ron Hester 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . Ken Roe 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . Lenny Chavers 2 . 2 . . . . . . . . . Eric Ryan 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . .