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1977 Pacific-8 Conference Year Summary

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Record*: 49-42-0, .538 W-L% (10th of 15) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 48-43 by NCAA.

SRS: 8.81 (2nd of 15) ▪ SOS: 7.87 (3rd of 15)

Conference Champion: Washington

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Washington 8 4 0 .667 6 1 0 .857 28.7 16.2 17.05 7.89 W-L-T adjusted to 10-2 by NCAA.
Stanford 9 3 0 .750 5 2 0 .714 23.8 23.3 10.04 6.45
Southern California 8 4 0 .667 5 2 0 .714 29.8 17.7 16.95 9.95
UCLA 7 4 0 .636 5 2 0 .714 24.5 17.8 12.81 7.27 W-L-T adjusted to 0-11 by NCAA.
California 7 4 0 .636 3 4 0 .429 27.3 19.2 11.04 6.04 W-L-T adjusted to 8-3 by NCAA.
Washington State 6 5 0 .545 3 4 0 .429 23.9 21.5 8.71 7.26 W-L-T adjusted to 7-4 by NCAA.
Oregon 2 9 0 .182 1 6 0 .143 14.9 34.3 -5.42 7.85 W-L-T adjusted to 3-8 by NCAA.
Oregon State 2 9 0 .182 0 7 0 .000 15.7 27.5 -0.68 10.23 W-L-T adjusted to 3-8 by NCAA.

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 Final
Washington                     19 14 13 10
Southern California 4 2 2 2 1 6 5 10 16 14     20 13
Stanford                           15
California       17 14 20 15   17          
UCLA 11 14 18               20 17    
Washington State     15                      

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1978-01-02 Rose Bowl Washington 27 Michigan 20 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1977-12-31 Bluebonnet Bowl Southern California 47 Texas A&M 28 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1977-12-31 Sun Bowl Stanford 24 Louisiana State 14 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 208
2. Jack Thompson (WAST) 192
3. Charlie Young (CA) 135
4. Rob Hertel* (SCA) 132
5. Warren Moon (WA) 113
6. Jack Henderson (OR) 108
7. John Norman (ORST) 90
8. Rick Bashore (UCLA) 74
9. Gary Graumann (CA) 63
10. Kyle Grossart (ORST) 34

Pass Attempts

1. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 330
2. Jack Thompson (WAST) 329
3. Charlie Young (CA) 249
4. Rob Hertel* (SCA) 245
5. Jack Henderson (OR) 223
6. John Norman (ORST) 200
7. Warren Moon (WA) 199
8. Rick Bashore (UCLA) 149
9. Gary Graumann (CA) 118
10. Kyle Grossart (ORST) 74

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 63.0
2. Jack Thompson (WAST) 58.4
3. Warren Moon (WA) 56.8
4. Charlie Young (CA) 54.2
5. Rob Hertel* (SCA) 53.9
6. Jack Henderson (OR) 48.4
7. John Norman (ORST) 45.0

Passing Yards

1. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 2521
2. Jack Thompson (WAST) 2372
3. Rob Hertel* (SCA) 2145
4. Charlie Young (CA) 1875
5. Warren Moon (WA) 1584
6. Jack Henderson (OR) 1286
7. Rick Bashore (UCLA) 1015
8. John Norman (ORST) 929
9. Gary Graumann (CA) 797
10. Kyle Grossart (ORST) 349

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Rob Hertel* (SCA) 8.8
2. Warren Moon (WA) 8.0
3. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 7.6
4. Charlie Young (CA) 7.5
5. Jack Thompson (WAST) 7.2
6. Jack Henderson (OR) 5.8
7. John Norman (ORST) 4.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Warren Moon (WA) 7.5
2. Rob Hertel* (SCA) 7.0
3. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 6.7
4. Jack Thompson (WAST) 6.2
5. Charlie Young (CA) 6.1
6. Jack Henderson (OR) 4.8
7. John Norman (ORST) 3.4

Passing Touchdowns

1. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 19
  Rob Hertel* (SCA) 19
3. Jack Thompson (WAST) 13
4. Charlie Young (CA) 12
5. Warren Moon (WA) 11
6. Rick Bashore (UCLA) 9
7. John Norman (ORST) 6
8. Jack Henderson (OR) 5
  Gary Graumann (CA) 5

Passing Interceptions

1. Rob Hertel* (SCA) 18
2. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 15
3. Jack Thompson (WAST) 13
  Charlie Young (CA) 13
5. John Norman (ORST) 8
6. Rick Bashore (UCLA) 7
  Jack Henderson (OR) 7
  Warren Moon (WA) 7
9. Kyle Grossart (ORST) 4
  Dan Daly (OR) 4

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Rob Hertel* (SCA) 138.3
2. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 137.1
3. Warren Moon (WA) 134.9
4. Jack Thompson (WAST) 124.1
5. Charlie Young (CA) 122.9
6. Jack Henderson (OR) 98.0
7. John Norman (ORST) 85.9

Rush Attempts

1. Charles White* (SCA) 285
2. Joe Steele (WA) 198
3. James Fields (ORST) 191
4. Paul Jones (CA) 189
5. Darrin Nelson (STAN) 183
6. James Owens (UCLA) 176
7. Dan Doornink (WAST) 144
8. Rick Bashore (UCLA) 131
9. John Norman (ORST) 127
10. Ron Gipson (WA) 119

Rushing Yards

1. Charles White* (SCA) 1478
2. Darrin Nelson (STAN) 1069
3. James Owens (UCLA) 938
4. Joe Steele (WA) 865
5. Paul Jones (CA) 805
6. Dwight Ford* (SCA) 763
7. James Fields (ORST) 740
8. Dan Doornink (WAST) 591
9. Ron Gipson (WA) 575
10. Theotis Brown (UCLA) 539

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Dwight Ford* (SCA) 7.8
2. Darrin Nelson (STAN) 5.8
3. Mosi Tatupu* (SCA) 5.3
4. James Owens (UCLA) 5.3
5. Charles White* (SCA) 5.2
6. Ron Gipson (WA) 4.8
7. Theotis Brown (UCLA) 4.7
8. Vince Williams (OR) 4.5
9. Joe Steele (WA) 4.4
10. Paul Jones (CA) 4.3

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Joe Steele (WA) 10
2. Lynn Cain* (SCA) 7
  Charles White* (SCA) 7
4. Warren Moon (WA) 6
  Dwight Ford* (SCA) 6
  Paul Jones (CA) 6
7. James Fields (ORST) 5
  Theotis Brown (UCLA) 5
9. Rick Bashore (UCLA) 4
  Oliver Hillmon (CA) 4
  Rich Kahoonei (ORST) 4
  Jack Thompson (WAST) 4
  Charlie Young (CA) 4
  James Owens (UCLA) 4
  Kim Nutting (OR) 4
  Phil Francis (STAN) 4

Receptions

1. James Lofton (STAN) 53
2. Jesse Thompson (CA) 51
3. George Freitas (CA) 50
  Darrin Nelson (STAN) 50
5. Bill Kellar (STAN) 46
6. Brian Kelly (WAST) 44
7. Mike Levenseller (WAST) 43
8. Randy Simmrin* (SCA) 41
9. Ken Page (OR) 40
10. Steve Coury (ORST) 36

Receiving Yards

1. James Lofton (STAN) 931
2. Randy Simmrin* (SCA) 840
3. Jesse Thompson (CA) 797
4. Mike Levenseller (WAST) 736
5. Brian Kelly (WAST) 675
6. George Freitas (CA) 673
7. Spider Gaines (WA) 660
8. Bill Kellar (STAN) 653
9. Ken Page (OR) 591
10. Homer Butler (UCLA) 584

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Homer Butler (UCLA) 23.4
2. Spider Gaines (WA) 22.0
3. Randy Simmrin* (SCA) 20.5
4. James Lofton (STAN) 17.6
5. Mike Levenseller (WAST) 17.1
6. Calvin Sweeney* (SCA) 17.1
7. Jesse Thompson (CA) 15.6
8. Brian Kelly (WAST) 15.3
9. Ken Page (OR) 14.8
10. Bill Kellar (STAN) 14.2

Receiving Touchdowns

1. James Lofton (STAN) 12
2. Brian Kelly (WAST) 8
3. Spider Gaines (WA) 6
  Calvin Sweeney* (SCA) 6
5. Randy Simmrin* (SCA) 5
  Jesse Thompson (CA) 5
7. Homer Butler (UCLA) 4
  George Freitas (CA) 4
  Oliver Hillmon (CA) 4
10. Kevin Williams* (SCA) 3
  Floyd Eddings (CA) 3
  Darrin Nelson (STAN) 3
  Ken Page (OR) 3
  Bill Kellar (STAN) 3

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Charles White* (SCA) 294
2. Darrin Nelson (STAN) 233
3. Joe Steele (WA) 223
4. Paul Jones (CA) 213
5. James Fields (ORST) 201
6. James Owens (UCLA) 191
7. Dan Doornink (WAST) 179
8. John Finley (STAN) 133
9. Rick Bashore (UCLA) 131
  Theotis Brown (UCLA) 131

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Charles White* (SCA) 1616
2. Darrin Nelson (STAN) 1593
3. James Owens (UCLA) 1084
4. Joe Steele (WA) 1075
5. Paul Jones (CA) 987
6. Dan Doornink (WAST) 949
7. James Lofton (STAN) 931
8. Dwight Ford* (SCA) 846
9. Randy Simmrin* (SCA) 840
10. James Fields (ORST) 802

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. James Lofton (STAN) 12
  Joe Steele (WA) 12
3. Charles White* (SCA) 9
4. Brian Kelly (WAST) 8
  Oliver Hillmon (CA) 8
6. Lynn Cain* (SCA) 7
  Paul Jones (CA) 7
  Theotis Brown (UCLA) 7
9. Spider Gaines (WA) 6
  Warren Moon (WA) 6
  Calvin Sweeney* (SCA) 6
  Dwight Ford* (SCA) 6
  Darrin Nelson (STAN) 6

Total Plays

1. Jack Thompson (WAST) 387
2. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 373
3. John Norman (ORST) 327
4. Jack Henderson (OR) 314
5. Warren Moon (WA) 298
6. Charlie Young (CA) 297
7. Charles White* (SCA) 286
8. Rob Hertel* (SCA) 284
9. Rick Bashore (UCLA) 280
10. Joe Steele (WA) 198

Total Yards

1. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 2409
2. Jack Thompson (WAST) 2339
3. Rob Hertel* (SCA) 2053
4. Charlie Young (CA) 1876
5. Warren Moon (WA) 1850
6. Charles White* (SCA) 1478
7. Rick Bashore (UCLA) 1332
8. Jack Henderson (OR) 1269
9. Darrin Nelson (STAN) 1069
10. John Norman (ORST) 1030

Total Touchdowns

1. Guy Benjamin (STAN) 21
2. Rob Hertel* (SCA) 20
3. Warren Moon (WA) 17
  Jack Thompson (WAST) 17
5. Charlie Young (CA) 16
6. Rick Bashore (UCLA) 13
7. Joe Steele (WA) 10
8. Lynn Cain* (SCA) 7
  Jack Henderson (OR) 7
  John Norman (ORST) 7
  Charles White* (SCA) 7