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1979 Pacific-10 Conference Year Summary

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Record*: 58-54-3, .517 W-L% (5th 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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Pass Completions

1. Rich Campbell* (CA) 241
2. Paul McDonald* (SCA) 164
3. Mark Malone (AZST) 148
  Turk Schonert (STAN) 148
5. Scott Richardson (ORST) 145
6. Steve Grant (WAST) 120
7. Jim Krohn (AZ) 93
8. Reggie Ogburn (OR) 71
9. Tom Flick (WA) 65
10. Tom Porras (WA) 64

Pass Attempts

1. Rich Campbell* (CA) 360
2. Scott Richardson (ORST) 291
3. Mark Malone (AZST) 289
4. Paul McDonald* (SCA) 264
5. Steve Grant (WAST) 224
6. Turk Schonert (STAN) 221
7. Jim Krohn (AZ) 175
8. Reggie Ogburn (OR) 139
9. Tom Porras (WA) 127
10. Rick Bashore (UCLA) 122

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Turk Schonert (STAN) 67.0
2. Rich Campbell* (CA) 66.9
3. Paul McDonald* (SCA) 62.1
4. Steve Grant (WAST) 53.6
5. Jim Krohn (AZ) 53.1
6. Mark Malone (AZST) 51.2
7. Scott Richardson (ORST) 49.8

Passing Yards

1. Rich Campbell* (CA) 2859
2. Paul McDonald* (SCA) 2223
3. Turk Schonert (STAN) 1927
4. Mark Malone (AZST) 1886
5. Scott Richardson (ORST) 1645
6. Steve Grant (WAST) 1565
7. Jim Krohn (AZ) 1094
8. Rick Bashore (UCLA) 964
9. Reggie Ogburn (OR) 905
10. Tom Flick (WA) 795

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Turk Schonert (STAN) 8.7
2. Paul McDonald* (SCA) 8.4
3. Rich Campbell* (CA) 7.9
4. Steve Grant (WAST) 7.0
5. Mark Malone (AZST) 6.5
6. Jim Krohn (AZ) 6.3
7. Scott Richardson (ORST) 5.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Turk Schonert (STAN) 9.2
2. Paul McDonald* (SCA) 8.8
3. Rich Campbell* (CA) 7.3
4. Steve Grant (WAST) 6.0
5. Mark Malone (AZST) 5.3
6. Jim Krohn (AZ) 3.5
7. Scott Richardson (ORST) 3.4

Passing Touchdowns

1. Turk Schonert (STAN) 19
2. Paul McDonald* (SCA) 18
3. Rich Campbell* (CA) 15
4. Mark Malone (AZST) 10
5. Steve Grant (WAST) 9
6. Rick Bashore (UCLA) 8
7. Jim Krohn (AZ) 7
8. Scott Richardson (ORST) 6
  John Elway (STAN) 6
  Reggie Ogburn (OR) 6

Passing Interceptions

1. Scott Richardson (ORST) 17
2. Jim Krohn (AZ) 14
3. Rich Campbell* (CA) 12
  Mark Malone (AZST) 12
5. Reggie Ogburn (OR) 11
6. Steve Grant (WAST) 9
  Rick Bashore (UCLA) 9
8. Paul McDonald* (SCA) 6
  Turk Schonert (STAN) 6
10. Tom Flick (WA) 5
  Marshall Sperbeck (ORST) 5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Turk Schonert (STAN) 163.2
2. Paul McDonald* (SCA) 150.8
3. Rich Campbell* (CA) 140.7
4. Steve Grant (WAST) 117.5
5. Mark Malone (AZST) 109.1
6. Jim Krohn (AZ) 102.9
7. Scott Richardson (ORST) 92.4

Rush Attempts

1. Charles White* (SCA) 332
2. Freeman McNeil (UCLA) 271
3. Paul Jones* (CA) 230
4. Hubert Oliver (AZ) 197
5. Tali Ena (WAST) 158
6. Reggie Ogburn (OR) 156
7. Joe Steele (WA) 151
8. Steve Grant (WAST) 145
  Larry Heater (AZ) 145
10. Tony Robinson (ORST) 143

Rushing Yards

1. Charles White* (SCA) 2050
2. Freeman McNeil (UCLA) 1396
3. Hubert Oliver (AZ) 1021
4. Paul Jones* (CA) 937
5. Tali Ena (WAST) 844
6. Joe Steele (WA) 694
7. Larry Heater (AZ) 656
8. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 649
9. Reggie Ogburn (OR) 644
10. Toussaint Tyler (WA) 618

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Charles White* (SCA) 6.2
2. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 5.7
3. Tali Ena (WAST) 5.3
4. Robert Weathers (AZST) 5.3
5. Hubert Oliver (AZ) 5.2
6. Freeman McNeil (UCLA) 5.2
7. Newton Williams (AZST) 5.1
8. Richard Hersey (AZ) 5.1
9. Ray Williams (WAST) 5.0
10. Toussaint Tyler (WA) 4.8

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Charles White* (SCA) 19
2. Mark Malone (AZST) 12
3. Joe Steele (WA) 11
4. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 8
5. Dwight Robertson (OR) 7
  Robert Weathers (AZST) 7
7. Steve Grant (WAST) 6
  Freeman McNeil (UCLA) 6
  Larry Heater (AZ) 6
  Tali Ena (WAST) 6
  Vince Coby (WA) 6
  Paul Jones* (CA) 6
  Hubert Oliver (AZ) 6

Receptions

1. Steve Coury (ORST) 66
2. Matt Bouza* (CA) 59
3. Paul Jones* (CA) 49
  Joe Rose* (CA) 49
5. Andre Tyler (STAN) 45
6. Ken Margerum (STAN) 41
7. Michael Buggs* (CA) 37
8. John Mistler (AZST) 36
9. Mike Dotterer (STAN) 35
10. Jim Whatley (WAST) 31
  Paul Skansi (WA) 31

Receiving Yards

1. Steve Coury (ORST) 842
2. Matt Bouza* (CA) 831
3. Ken Margerum (STAN) 733
4. Andre Tyler (STAN) 652
5. Michael Buggs* (CA) 575
6. Joe Rose* (CA) 567
7. Jim Whatley (WAST) 513
8. John Mistler (AZST) 498
9. Dan Garcia* (SCA) 492
10. Kevin Williams* (SCA) 491

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Kevin Williams* (SCA) 19.6
2. Ken Margerum (STAN) 17.9
3. Dan Garcia* (SCA) 17.0
4. Jim Whatley (WAST) 16.5
5. Michael Buggs* (CA) 15.5
6. Pat Beach (WAST) 15.4
7. Ron Washington (AZST) 15.2
8. Ray Butler* (SCA) 14.7
9. Tim Wrightman (UCLA) 14.6
10. Andre Tyler (STAN) 14.5

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Ken Margerum (STAN) 10
2. Kevin Williams* (SCA) 8
3. Jojo Townsell (UCLA) 6
4. Andre Tyler (STAN) 5
  Steve Coury (ORST) 5
  Matt Bouza* (CA) 5
7. Paul Skansi (WA) 4
  Joe Rose* (CA) 4
  Vic Rakhshani* (SCA) 4
  Mike Dotterer (STAN) 4
  John Mistler (AZST) 4
  Jim Whatley (WAST) 4

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Charles White* (SCA) 354
2. Freeman McNeil (UCLA) 286
3. Paul Jones* (CA) 279
4. Hubert Oliver (AZ) 213
5. Tali Ena (WAST) 168
  Joe Steele (WA) 168
7. Tony Robinson (ORST) 166
8. Reggie Ogburn (OR) 156
9. Larry Heater (AZ) 152
10. Steve Grant (WAST) 145

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Charles White* (SCA) 2195
2. Freeman McNeil (UCLA) 1536
3. Paul Jones* (CA) 1267
4. Hubert Oliver (AZ) 1101
5. Tali Ena (WAST) 974
6. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 963
7. Steve Coury (ORST) 842
8. Matt Bouza* (CA) 831
9. Joe Steele (WA) 830
10. Vincent White (STAN) 816

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Charles White* (SCA) 19
2. Mark Malone (AZST) 12
  Joe Steele (WA) 12
4. Ken Margerum (STAN) 10
5. Dwight Robertson (OR) 9
6. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 8
  Kevin Williams* (SCA) 8
  Mike Dotterer (STAN) 8
  Robert Weathers (AZST) 8
10. Hubert Oliver (AZ) 7

Total Plays

1. Rich Campbell* (CA) 435
2. Mark Malone (AZST) 421
3. Scott Richardson (ORST) 370
4. Steve Grant (WAST) 369
5. Charles White* (SCA) 333
6. Paul McDonald* (SCA) 298
7. Turk Schonert (STAN) 296
8. Reggie Ogburn (OR) 295
9. Freeman McNeil (UCLA) 271
10. Jim Krohn (AZ) 267

Total Yards

1. Rich Campbell* (CA) 2635
2. Mark Malone (AZST) 2357
3. Paul McDonald* (SCA) 2149
4. Charles White* (SCA) 2050
5. Turk Schonert (STAN) 1973
6. Steve Grant (WAST) 1941
7. Scott Richardson (ORST) 1579
8. Reggie Ogburn (OR) 1549
9. Freeman McNeil (UCLA) 1396
10. Jim Krohn (AZ) 1341

Total Touchdowns

1. Mark Malone (AZST) 22
2. Turk Schonert (STAN) 21
3. Charles White* (SCA) 19
4. Rich Campbell* (CA) 18
  Paul McDonald* (SCA) 18
6. Steve Grant (WAST) 15
7. Rick Bashore (UCLA) 13
8. Reggie Ogburn (OR) 11
  Joe Steele (WA) 11
10. Jim Krohn (AZ) 10