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1979 Independent Schedule and Results

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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)

87 Games

Only Ranked Teams ▪ Conference games only
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 Sep 8, 1979 Sat (19) Florida State 17 Southern Mississippi 14
2 Sep 8, 1979 Sat Rutgers 28 Holy Cross 0
3 Sep 8, 1979 Sat Temple 38 @ West Virginia 16
4 Sep 8, 1979 Sat Virginia Tech 15 @ Louisville 14
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
5 Sep 15, 1979 Sat Army 26 Connecticut 10
6 Sep 15, 1979 Sat Miami (FL) 24 Louisville 12
7 Sep 15, 1979 Sat (7) Penn State 45 Rutgers 10
8 Sep 15, 1979 Sat Southern Mississippi 24 Cincinnati 6
9 Sep 15, 1979 Sat Syracuse 24 West Virginia 14 East Rutherford, NJ
10 Sep 15, 1979 Sat William & Mary 28 Colgate 15
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
11 Sep 22, 1979 Sat Boston College 34 Villanova 7
12 Sep 22, 1979 Sat (14) Florida State 40 Miami (FL) 23
13 Sep 22, 1979 Sat Louisville 22 Cincinnati 19
14 Sep 22, 1979 Sat Navy 21 Connecticut 10
15 Sep 22, 1979 Sat Virginia Tech 35 William & Mary 14
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
16 Sep 29, 1979 Sat Cincinnati 27 Villanova 13
17 Sep 29, 1979 Sat (12) Florida State 17 @ Virginia Tech 10
18 Sep 29, 1979 Sat Georgia Tech 33 William & Mary 7
19 Sep 29, 1979 Sat Northwestern State 20 @ Louisiana-Monroe 14
20 Sep 29, 1979 Sat Pittsburgh 10 @ Temple 9
21 Sep 29, 1979 Sat West Virginia 20 @ Richmond 18
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
22 Oct 6, 1979 Sat (9) Florida State 27 @ Louisville 0
23 Oct 6, 1979 Sat Navy 13 Air Force 9
24 Oct 6, 1979 Sat (10) Notre Dame 21 Georgia Tech 13
25 Oct 6, 1979 Sat Pittsburgh 28 Boston College 7
26 Oct 6, 1979 Sat Southern Mississippi 30 North Texas 10
27 Oct 6, 1979 Sat Temple 41 @ Rutgers 20
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
28 Oct 13, 1979 Sat Colgate 17 @ Holy Cross 16
29 Oct 13, 1979 Sat Louisiana-Monroe 21 @ Memphis 20
30 Oct 13, 1979 Sat Navy 24 @ William & Mary 7 Norfolk, VA
31 Oct 13, 1979 Sat (10) Notre Dame 38 @ Air Force 13
32 Oct 13, 1979 Sat Penn State 24 Army 3
33 Oct 13, 1979 Sat Pittsburgh 35 Cincinnati 0
34 Oct 13, 1979 Sat Rutgers 26 @ Connecticut 14
35 Oct 13, 1979 Sat Temple 49 Syracuse 17 Philadelphia, PA
36 Oct 13, 1979 Sat Tulane 20 @ Southern Mississippi 19
37 Oct 13, 1979 Sat West Virginia 20 @ Boston College 18
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
38 Oct 20, 1979 Sat Miami (FL) 19 Boston College 8
39 Oct 20, 1979 Sat Penn State 35 Syracuse 7 East Rutherford, NJ
40 Oct 20, 1979 Sat Rutgers 24 @ William & Mary 0
41 Oct 20, 1979 Sat Southern Mississippi 22 Memphis 0
42 Oct 20, 1979 Sat Temple 35 Cincinnati 14
43 Oct 20, 1979 Sat Villanova 29 Holy Cross 14
44 Oct 20, 1979 Sat Virginia Tech 34 Richmond 0
45 Oct 20, 1979 Sat West Virginia 27 Tulane 17
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
46 Oct 27, 1979 Sat Boston College 29 @ Army 16
47 Oct 27, 1979 Sat Cincinnati 17 Richmond 14
48 Oct 27, 1979 Sat Memphis 22 North Texas 0
49 Oct 27, 1979 Sat (14) Notre Dame 18 South Carolina 17
50 Oct 27, 1979 Sat Penn State 31 West Virginia 6
51 Oct 27, 1979 Sat (12) Pittsburgh 24 (17) Navy 7
52 Oct 27, 1979 Sat Syracuse 25 Miami (FL) 15 Buffalo, NY
53 Oct 27, 1979 Sat Tulane 12 Georgia Tech 7
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
54 Nov 3, 1979 Sat Air Force 28 Army 7
55 Nov 3, 1979 Sat (6) Florida State 26 @ Cincinnati 21
56 Nov 3, 1979 Sat Miami (FL) 26 @ (19) Penn State 10
57 Nov 3, 1979 Sat (13) Notre Dame 14 Navy 0
58 Nov 3, 1979 Sat (12) Pittsburgh 28 Syracuse 21
59 Nov 3, 1979 Sat Southern Mississippi 10 Louisville 10
60 Nov 3, 1979 Sat Tulane 41 @ Boston College 8
61 Nov 3, 1979 Sat Villanova 9 @ Richmond 3
62 Nov 3, 1979 Sat West Virginia 34 Virginia Tech 23
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
63 Nov 10, 1979 Sat East Carolina 52 Richmond 10
64 Nov 10, 1979 Sat (7) Florida State 27 (19) South Carolina 7
65 Nov 10, 1979 Sat Georgia Tech 21 Air Force 0
66 Nov 10, 1979 Sat Memphis 10 Louisville 6
67 Nov 10, 1979 Sat (12) Pittsburgh 24 @ West Virginia 17
68 Nov 10, 1979 Sat Rutgers 20 Army 0 East Rutherford, NJ
69 Nov 10, 1979 Sat Syracuse 30 @ Navy 14
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
70 Nov 17, 1979 Sat Boston College 27 @ Syracuse 10 Ithaca, NY
71 Nov 17, 1979 Sat East Carolina 49 North Texas 16
72 Nov 17, 1979 Sat (5) Florida State 66 Memphis 17
73 Nov 17, 1979 Sat Georgia Tech 24 Navy 14
74 Nov 17, 1979 Sat Penn State 22 (18) Temple 7
75 Nov 17, 1979 Sat (11) Pittsburgh 40 @ Army 0
76 Nov 17, 1979 Sat Villanova 32 @ Rutgers 17
77 Nov 17, 1979 Sat William & Mary 24 Richmond 10
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
78 Nov 24, 1979 Sat East Carolina 38 @ William & Mary 14
79 Nov 24, 1979 Sat Memphis 23 Cincinnati 17
80 Nov 24, 1979 Sat Notre Dame 40 Miami (FL) 15 Mirage Bowl (Tokyo, Japan)
81 Nov 24, 1979 Sat (11) Pittsburgh 29 (20) Penn State 14
82 Nov 24, 1979 Sat Temple 42 @ Villanova 10
83 Nov 25, 1979 Sun Rutgers 31 @ Louisville 7
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
84 Nov 27, 1979 Tue Holy Cross 28 @ Connecticut 12
85 Dec 1, 1979 Sat Boston College 13 @ Holy Cross 10
86 Dec 1, 1979 Sat Navy 31 Army 7 Philadelphia, PA
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
87 Dec 22, 1979 Sat Penn State 9 (15) Tulane 6 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)