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San Francisco 49ers

1978 San Francisco 49ers Statistics

National Football League (NFL)
Team Record: 2-14
Finished 4th in the NFL's National Football Conference West Division

Coach: Pete McCulley (1-8)

Coach: Fred O'Connor (1-6)

1978 San Francisco 49ers Roster
1978 San Francisco 49ers Game-by-Game Results

The San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League ended the 1978 season with a record of 2 wins and 14 losses, finishing fourth in the NFL's National Football Conference West Division. Pete McCulley and Fred O'Connor coached the team.


Passing:

PlayerAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
Steve DeBerg30213745.415705.282.6227.358 1715640.0
Scott Bull1214839.76515.410.8119.148 2216022.4
Freddie Solomon10550.0858.500.0110.030 33439.6
Bruce Threadgill200.000.000.02100.0000.0
Totals43519043.723065.392.1368.358 42350
Opponents41321953.026596.4204.8184.4

Rushing:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
O.J. Simpson1615933.734 1
Bob Ferrell1254713.820 1
Paul Hofer1214653.840 7
Greg Boykin1023613.523 2
Scott Bull291003.415 1
Freddie Solomon14705.017 1
Steve DeBerg15201.31
Dave Williams15181.20
Earl Carr122.00
Bruce Elia100.00
Larry Jones1-9-9.0-9 0
Totals58520913.640 14
Opponents64923653.617

Receiving:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Freddie Solomon3145814.858 2
Ken MacAfee222059.322 1
Paul Seal2137017.641 2
O.J. Simpson211728.219 2
Greg Boykin191125.922 0
Kenny Harrison1632020.050 0
Bob Ferrell161237.714 0
Paul Hofer1217014.246 0
Terry LeCount1013113.130 0
Dave Williams10636.313 0
Elmo Boyd911512.832 1
Jack Steptoe24623.035 1
Larry Jones12121.021 0
Totals190230612.158 9
Opponents21926596.420

Kicking:

PlayerXPAXPMXP %FGAFGMFG %Pts.
Ray Wersching252496.0231565.269
Totals252496.0231565.269
Opponents403997.5382360.5108

Punting:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.Long
Mike Connell96358337.359
Totals96358337.359
Opponents87349740.2

Punt Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Jack Steptoe1112911.728 0
Larry Jones10868.652 0
Freddie Solomon9353.911 0
Mike Shumann8405.036 0
Tony Leonard8263.314 0
Vern Roberson177.00
Totals473236.952 0
Opponents460.0 0

Kick Returns:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Dave Williams3474521.989 1
Paul Hofer1838621.440 0
Terry LeCount59118.223 0
Ernie Hughes45313.317 0
Mark Nichols33913.020 0
Greg Boykin33712.325 0
Elliott Walker22512.523 0
Walt Downing2136.513 0
Bob Ferrell12424.024 0
Fred Quillan188.00
Totals73142119.589 1
Opponents4792819.7 0

Interceptions:

PlayerNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
Chuck Crist615926.532 0
Tony Leonard44411.030 1
Eddie Lewis3175.711 0
Ricky Odom2199.519 0
Vern Roberson13131.031 0
Dan Bunz11313.013 0
Mark Nichols100.00
Totals1828315.732 1
Opponents360.0 

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
PlayerTackleSoloAssistTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
John Ayers01000
Elmo Boyd1000
Greg Boykin3000
Ed Bradley01000
Scott Bull64-80
Dan Bunz003900
Mike Connell01000
Chuck Crist011000
Randy Cross10000
Steve DeBerg92-50
Walt Downing11000
Bruce Elia10-1500
Keith Fahnhorst01000
Bob Ferrell5000
Ed Galigher03000
Cedrick Hardman011300
Joe Harris03600
Paul Hofer4430
Larry Jones10000
Bob Jury03000
Tony Leonard01200
Eddie Lewis0012400
Ken MacAfee0100
Willie McCray01000
Dean Moore01000
Archie Reese04400
Vern Roberson002000
Mike Shumann20000
O.J. Simpson5100
Freddie Solomon54-20
Jack Steptoe3000
Elliott Walker11000
Jimmy Webb01000
Dave Williams6300
Totals0000000565129000
Opponents5027

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
PlayerRushRecPuntKickIntFumOtherFGXP2 PtSafPoints
O.J. Simpson12018
Paul Seal2012
Freddie Solomon120018
Jack Steptoe1006
Dave Williams00106
Ray Wersching0152469
Ken MacAfee106
Tony Leonard0106
Scott Bull106
Greg Boykin200012
Steve DeBerg106
Bob Ferrell10006
Paul Hofer700042
Elmo Boyd106
Totals14901100152400219
Opponents17200023391350