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1979 Independent Passing Stats

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Record: 183-175-10, .511 W-L% (7th 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)

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23 Players

Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
1 Brian Broomell Temple 120 214 56.1 2103 9.8 9.6 22 11 162.3 66 249 3.8 4
2 Rusty Lisch Notre Dame 108 208 51.9 1781 8.6 6.8 4 10 120.6 58 -36 -0.6 2
3 Sam King Nevada-Las Vegas 103 188 54.8 1594 8.5 7.4 12 10 136.4 54 64 1.2 5
4 Bill Hurley Syracuse 79 158 50.0 1276 8.1 6.8 6 7 121.5 203 813 4.0 12
5 Dan Marino* Pittsburgh 130 222 58.6 1680 7.6 6.6 10 9 128.9 35 -85 -2.4 1
6 Steve Casey Virginia Tech 105 190 55.3 1419 7.5 5.4 10 13 121.7 105 203 1.9 3
7 Ed McMichael Rutgers 124 211 58.8 1529 7.2 6.4 7 7 124.0 61 -77 -1.3 0
8 Jordan Case North Texas 103 167 61.7 1152 6.9 6.2 3 4 120.8 89 -52 -0.6 3
9 Mike Kelley Georgia Tech 149 300 49.7 2051 6.8 4.7 10 19 105.4 99 56 0.6 1
10 Dayle Tate Penn State 92 176 52.3 1179 6.7 4.8 8 11 111.0 58 8 0.1 0
11 Jimmy Jordan Florida State 87 180 48.3 1173 6.5 4.5 13 14 111.4 22 -66 -3.0 0
12 Roch Hontas Tulane 215 367 58.6 2345 6.4 5.8 21 14 123.5 91 97 1.1 1
13 Bob Powers Navy 65 154 42.2 983 6.4 5.8 7 5 104.3 96 128 1.3 3
14 Tony Kapetanis Cincinnati 99 224 44.2 1414 6.3 4.0 3 13 90.0 93 46 0.5 11
15 Mike Rodrigue Miami (FL) 94 201 46.8 1197 6.0 2.6 2 16 84.2 76 -3 0.0 2
16 Kenny Philibert Northwestern State 83 160 51.9 920 5.8 3.8 7 10 102.1 59 -27 -0.5 1
17 Kevin Betts Memphis 64 154 41.6 884 5.7 3.6 6 10 89.6 104 200 1.9 4
18 Oliver Luck West Virginia 103 231 44.6 1292 5.6 3.9 8 12 92.6 204 407 2.0 5
19 Pat O'Brien Villanova 71 165 43.0 887 5.4 3.1 6 11 86.9 142 462 3.3 4
20 Greg Gregory Richmond 82 196 41.8 1006 5.1 2.4 2 13 75.1 45 -87 -1.9 1
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Chris Garrity William & Mary 73 183 39.9 916 5.0 3.6 5 8 82.2 86 52 0.6 2
22 Dave Ziebart Air Force 118 223 52.9 1088 4.9 2.9 5 12 90.5 134 256 1.9 2
23 Earle Mulrane Army 63 160 39.4 656 4.1 1.6 5 11 70.4 33 29 0.9 0