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Defense



Individual Records

Tackles

Most Tackles Game - 29, Dale McCullers vs. Texas A&M, Oct. 5, 1968 Season - 181, Aaron Carter, 1977 Career - 512, Aaron Carter, 1974-77 Season Tackles Name, Year Tkls Asts Total 1. Aaron Carter, 1977 82 99 181 2. Dale McCullers, 1967 108 72 180 3. Reggie Herring, 1980 92 78 170 4. Dale McCullers, 1968 102 61 163 5. Henry Taylor, 1984 80 79 159 6. Jimmy Heggins, 1977 67 90 157 7. Paul McGowan, 1987 97 53 150 Career Tackles Name, Years Tkls 1. Aaron Carter (74-77) 512 2. Ron Simmons (77-80) 483 3. Reggie Herring (77-80) 452 4. Paul McGowan (84-87) 446 5. Kirk Carruthers (88-91) 435 6. Ken Roe (80-83) 373 7. Marvin Jones (90-92) 369 8. Henry Taylor (81-84) 344 Most Quarterback Sacks (Since 1977) Game - 5, Willie Jones vs. Florida, 1978; Ron Simmons vs. North Texas State, Oct. 29, 1977 Season - 19, Peter Boulware, 1996 Career - 35.5, Reinard Wilson, 1993-96 Season Quarterback Sacks Name, Year Sacks 1. Peter Boulware, 1996 19 2. Reinard Wilson, 1996 13.5 3. Ron Simmons, 1977 12 4. Reinard Wilson, 1994 11 Carl Simpson, 1991 11 6. Anthony Moss, 1990 10.5 7. Peter Boulware, 1995 10 Willie Jones, 1978 10 9. Reinard Wilson, 1995 9 Carl Simpson, 1992 9 11. Shelton Thompson, 1989 8.5 12. Reggie Freeman, 1992 8 Odell Haggins, 1987 8 Gerald Nichols, 1984 8 Alphonso Carreker, 1982 8 Career Quarterback Sacks Name, Years Sacks 1. Reinard Wilson (93-96) 35.5 2. Peter Boulware (94-96) 34 3. Ron Simmons (77-80) 25 4. Reinard Wilson (93- ) 22 5. Carl Simpson (90-92) 21.5 Anthony Moss (87-90) 21.5 7. Alphonso Carreker (80-83) 20 Willie Jones (75-78) 20 Most Tackles for Loss Game - 5, Dale McCullers vs. Memphis State, 1967 Season - 17, Ron Simmons, 1979 Career - 44, Ron Simmons, 1977-80 Season Tackles For Loss Name, Year Tfl 1. Ron Simmons, 1979 17 2. Marvin Jones, 1991 13 Ron Simmons, 1977 13 4. Paul McGowan, 1985 12 Alphonso Carreker, 1983 12 Scott Warren, 1977 12 7. Howard Dinkins, 1990 11 Paul McGowan, 1987 11 9. Sam Cowart, 1995 10 Arthur Scott, 1979 10 11. Reinard Wilson, 1996 9 Derrick Alexander, 1994 9 Ken Alexander, 1993 9 Career Tackles For Loss Name, Years Tfl 1. Ron Simmons (77-80) 44 2. Paul McGowan (84-87) 32 3. Marvin Jones (90-92) 27 4. Scott Warren (76-79) 22 5. Derrick Alexander (92-94) 21 6. Isaac Williams (82-85) 20 Willie Jones (75-78) 20 8. Alphonso Carreker (80-83) 19 Arthur Scott (76-80) 19

Fumbles

Caused Fumbles Game - 2, Several Players Season - 13, Ron Simmons, 1977 Career - 17, Ron Simmons, 1977-80 Fumble Recoveries Game - 3, Ron Wallace vs. Wichita State, Sept. 20, 1969 Season - 6, Ron Wallace, 1969 Career - 8, Ron Wallace, 1968-70; Willie Jones, 1975-78; Ron Simmons, 1977-80

Team Records Single-Game

Total Defense Fewest Plays - 38, Memphis State, Nov. 4, 1967 Fewest Yards - 23, The Citadel, Sept. 15, 1962 Most Yards - 651, Arizona State, Nov. 3, 1984 First Downs Most First Downs - 40, vs. Maryland, Nov. 7, 1992 Most First Downs, Both Teams - 67, vs. Maryland, Nov. 7, 1992 Most Rushing First Downs - 24, vs. East Carolina, Sept. 20, 1980 Most Rushing First Downs, Both Teams - 32, vs. Auburn, Oct. 23, 1976 Most Passing First Downs - 23, vs. Memphis State, Nov. 18, 1989 Most Passing First Downs, Both Teams - 39, vs. Maryland, Nov. 18, 1995 Most Penalty First Downs - 5, vs. Miami, Oct. 28, 1989; vs. Florida, Dec. 2, 1989 Most Penalty First Downs, Both Teams - 13, vs. Miami, Oct. 28, 1989 Blocked Kicks Most Blocked Kicks - 2, Many Times (latest vs. Louisiana Tech, Oct. 22, 1988) Most Blocked Punts - 2, Seven Times (latest vs. North Carolina, Sept. 28, 1996) Most Blocked Field Goals - 2, vs. Louisville, Sept. 12, 1970 Most TDs off Blocked Kicks - 2, vs. Tulane, Oct. 20, 1984; vs. Arizona State, Nov. 3, 1984 Most TDs off Blocked Punts - 2, vs. Tulane, Oct. 20, 1984; vs. Arizona State, Nov. 3, 1984 Most TDs off Blocked Field Goals - 1, Many Times (latest vs. Temple, Sept. 29, 1984) Turnovers Most Turnovers - 12 (2 int.-10 fumbles), Wichita State, Sept. 20, 1969 Fumbles Most Fumbles Caused - 17, vs. Wichita State, Sept. 20, 1969 Most Fumbles Recovered - 10, vs. Wichita State, Sept. 20, 1969 Rushing Fewest Rushes - 15, Florida, Nov. 27, 1993 Fewest Yards - (-33), Florida, Nov. 27, 1993 Most Yards - 472, Nebraska, Sept. 19, 1981 Passing Fewest Passes Attempted - 4, Memphis State, Nov. 4, 1967; Georgia Tech, Oct. 4, 1975; Virginia Tech, Oct. 11, 1975 Fewest Passes Completed - 0, William & Mary, Oct. 22, 1960 Lowest Percentage Completed (Min. 10 atts.) - 15.4 (2-13), The Citadel, Sept. 15, 1962; Kansas State, Oct. 2, 1976 Fewest Yards Passing- 0, William & Mary, Oct. 22, 1960 Most Yards Passing - 532, Arizona State, Nov. 3, 1984 Most Passes Intercepted - 6, vs. Louisville, Nov. 2, 1991 Most Yards on Interceptions - 134, vs. Tulsa, Oct. 19, 1985 Most TDs on Interceptions - 2, vs. Tulsa, Oct. 19, 1985; vs. Louisiana Tech, Oct. 22, 1988; vs. Michigan, Sept. 28, 1991 First Downs Fewest First Downs - 2, The Citadel, Sept. 15, 1962 Fewest Rushing First Downs - 0, Louisville, Sept. 13, 1980 and Florida, Nov. 27, 1993 Fewest Passing First Downs - 0, Seven Times (latest East Carolina, Sept. 20, 1980)

Single-Season

Total Defense Fewest Yards - 1,811, 1964 Fewest Yards Per Game - 181.1, 1964 (1,811-10) Lowest Average Per Play - 3.3, 1964 (3,410-658) Fewest Touchdowns - 8, 1980 Scoring Defense Fewest Points - 66, 1964 Fewest Points Per Game - 6.6, 1964 (66-10) First Downs Fewest First Downs - 90, 1962 Fewest Rushing First Downs - 40, 1996 Fewest Passing First Downs - 28, 1958 Fewest Penalty First Downs - 2, 1957 Blocked Kicks Most Blocked Kicks - 9, 1982 and 1984 Most Blocked Punts - 8, 1984 Most Blocked Field Goals - 4, 1970 Most TDs off Blocked Kicks - 6, 1984 Most TDs off Blocked Punts - 5, 1984 Most TDs off Blocked Field Goals - 1, Many Years (latest 1984) Fumbles Most Fumbles Caused - 45, 1979 Most Fumbles Recovered - 26, 1957 Rusing Fewest Yards - 649, 1996 Fewest Yards Per Game - 59, 1996 (649-11) Lowest Average Per Play - 1.6, 1996 (649-418) Fewest Touchdowns - 2, 1980 Passing Fewest Yards - 675, 1958 Fewest Yards Per Game - 63.5, 1975 (698-11) Fewest Yards Per Attempt - 4.7, 1962 (693-148) Fewest Yards Per Completion - 10.3, 1962 (693-67) Lowest Completion Percentage - 34.1, 1979 (91-267) Fewest Touchdowns - 2, 1956, 1958, 1963 and 1964 Most Interceptions - 25, 1968 and 1991 Most Yards on Interceptions - 335, 1991 Most TDs on Interceptions - 6, 1988 First Downs Most First Downs - 350, 1993 Most Rushing First Downs - 152, 1987 Most Passing First Downs - 184, 1993 Most Penalty First Downs - 26, 1989


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