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1979 Pacific-10 Conference Year Summary

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Record*: 58-54-3, .517 W-L% (8th of 14) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 61-51-3 by NCAA.

SRS: 7.61 (3rd of 14) ▪ SOS: 6.84 (4th of 14)

Conference Champion: Southern California

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Arizona State, Southern California, Stanford and Washington)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Southern California and Washington)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Southern California 11 0 1 .958 6 0 1 .929 32.4 14.3 23.95 8.62
Washington 9 3 0 .750 5 2 0 .714 26.8 12.8 15.90 5.82 W-L-T adjusted to 10-2 by NCAA.
Oregon 6 5 0 .545 4 3 0 .571 18.2 19.3 3.99 4.27
Arizona 6 5 1 .542 4 3 0 .571 20.3 20.3 6.60 5.68
California 6 6 0 .500 5 4 0 .556 21.4 16.2 10.27 7.94
Stanford 5 5 1 .500 3 3 1 .500 23.5 21.7 6.86 5.41
Arizona State 6 6 0 .500 3 4 0 .429 25.5 17.3 8.57 5.32
UCLA 5 6 0 .455 3 4 0 .429 23.4 23.3 11.13 11.22
Washington State 3 8 0 .273 2 6 0 .250 21.9 33.3 -1.38 7.81 W-L-T adjusted to 4-7 by NCAA.
Oregon State 1 10 0 .091 1 7 0 .125 13.4 36.0 -9.76 6.33 W-L-T adjusted to 2-9 by NCAA.

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
Southern California 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 3 3 4 4 4 2 3 2
Washington 15 14 12 9 7 6 12 20 16 15 16 14 13 13 11
Arizona State 18                            
Stanford 13                            
UCLA     20 17                      

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1980-01-01 Rose Bowl Southern California 17 Ohio State 16 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1979-12-25 Fiesta Bowl Pittsburgh 16 Arizona 10 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
1979-12-22 Sun Bowl Washington 14 Texas 7 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1979-12-15 Garden State Bowl Temple 28 California 17 Garden State Bowl (East Rutherford, NJ)

Conference Leaders

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Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Turk Schonert (Stanford) 9.2
2. Paul McDonald* (Southern California) 8.8
3. Rich Campbell* (California) 7.3
4. Steve Grant (Washington State) 6.0
5. Mark Malone (Arizona State) 5.3
6. Jim Krohn (Arizona) 3.5
7. Scott Richardson (Oregon State) 3.4

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Turk Schonert (Stanford) 163.2
2. Paul McDonald* (Southern California) 150.8
3. Rich Campbell* (California) 140.7
4. Steve Grant (Washington State) 117.5
5. Mark Malone (Arizona State) 109.1
6. Jim Krohn (Arizona) 102.9
7. Scott Richardson (Oregon State) 92.4

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Mark Lee (Washington) 3