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1979 Independent Leaders

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Record: 183-175-10, .511 W-L% (1st of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -0.68 (8th of 14) ▪ SOS: -0.42 (7th of 14)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Florida State, Notre Dame, Penn State and Pittsburgh)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Florida State, Penn State, Pittsburgh and Temple)

Conference Leaders

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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Brian Broomell (Temple) 162.3
2. Sam King (Nevada-Las Vegas) 136.4
3. Dan Marino* (Pittsburgh) 128.9
4. Ed McMichael (Rutgers) 124.0
5. Roch Hontas (Tulane) 123.5
6. Steve Casey (Virginia Tech) 121.7
7. Bill Hurley (Syracuse) 121.5
8. Jordan Case (North Texas) 120.8
9. Rusty Lisch (Notre Dame) 120.6
10. Jimmy Jordan (Florida State) 111.4
11. Dayle Tate (Penn State) 111.0
12. Mike Kelley (Georgia Tech) 105.4
13. Bob Powers (Navy) 104.3
14. Kenny Philibert (Northwestern State) 102.1
15. Oliver Luck (West Virginia) 92.6
16. Dave Ziebart (Air Force) 90.5
17. Tony Kapetanis (Cincinnati) 90.0
18. Kevin Betts (Memphis) 89.6
19. Pat O'Brien (Villanova) 86.9
20. Mike Rodrigue (Miami (FL)) 84.2

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Gary Henry (Florida State) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Dave Waymer (Notre Dame) 2