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1978 Pacific Coast Athletic Association Year Summary

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Record: 31-38-0, .449 W-L% (14th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -9.54 (12th of 14) ▪ SOS: -7.59 (12th of 14)

Conference Champion: San Jose State and Utah State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
San Jose State 7 5 0 .583 4 1 0 .800 21.6 20.7 -5.24 -6.65
Utah State 7 4 0 .636 3 1 0 .750 24.5 19.5 -0.62 -5.08
Pacific 4 8 0 .333 3 2 0 .600 18.5 25.5 -9.59 -4.09
Cal State Fullerton 5 7 0 .417 2 2 0 .500 24.8 27.5 -12.83 -10.16
Long Beach State 5 6 0 .455 1 4 0 .200 19.9 20.9 -11.80 -10.62
Fresno State 3 8 0 .273 1 4 0 .200 22.5 29.9 -17.15 -8.96

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Ed Luther (SJST) 205
2. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 169
3. Bruce Parker (PAC) 156
4. Eric Hipple (UTST) 150
5. Dale Bunn (CASTFU) 67
6. Billy Yancy (FREST) 66
7. Jim Freitas (LBS) 30
8. Paul Catanese (SJST) 20
9. Dan Casas (FREST) 12
10. Eric Bullock (CASTFU) 11

Pass Attempts

1. Ed Luther (SJST) 386
2. Bruce Parker (PAC) 310
3. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 300
4. Eric Hipple (UTST) 287
5. Billy Yancy (FREST) 161
6. Dale Bunn (CASTFU) 147
7. Jim Freitas (LBS) 64
8. Paul Catanese (SJST) 54
9. Dan Casas (FREST) 25
10. Eric Bullock (CASTFU) 22

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 56.3
2. Ed Luther (SJST) 53.1
3. Eric Hipple (UTST) 52.3
4. Bruce Parker (PAC) 50.3
5. Billy Yancy (FREST) 41.0

Passing Yards

1. Ed Luther (SJST) 2275
2. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 2165
3. Eric Hipple (UTST) 2088
4. Bruce Parker (PAC) 2019
5. Dale Bunn (CASTFU) 1112
6. Billy Yancy (FREST) 1083
7. Jim Freitas (LBS) 327
8. Paul Catanese (SJST) 246
9. Eric Bullock (CASTFU) 189
10. Donnie Moore (PAC) 126

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Eric Hipple (UTST) 7.3
2. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 7.2
3. Billy Yancy (FREST) 6.7
4. Bruce Parker (PAC) 6.5
5. Ed Luther (SJST) 5.9

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 5.9
2. Bruce Parker (PAC) 5.7
3. Eric Hipple (UTST) 5.6
4. Ed Luther (SJST) 3.8
5. Billy Yancy (FREST) 3.5

Passing Touchdowns

1. Bruce Parker (PAC) 17
2. Ed Luther (SJST) 13
3. Billy Yancy (FREST) 10
4. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 9
  Eric Hipple (UTST) 9
6. Dale Bunn (CASTFU) 6
7. Dan Casas (FREST) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Ed Luther (SJST) 24
2. Billy Yancy (FREST) 16
3. Eric Hipple (UTST) 15
4. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 13
  Bruce Parker (PAC) 13
6. Dale Bunn (CASTFU) 6
7. Paul Catanese (SJST) 5
8. Dan Casas (FREST) 4
9. Jim Freitas (LBS) 3
10. Craig Bradshaw (UTST) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 118.2
2. Bruce Parker (PAC) 114.7
3. Eric Hipple (UTST) 113.3
4. Ed Luther (SJST) 101.3
5. Billy Yancy (FREST) 98.1

Rush Attempts

1. Obie Graves (CASTFU) 275
2. Rick Parros (UTST) 221
3. Kevin Cole (SJST) 204
4. Mike Martin (CASTFU) 182
5. Richard Phillips (PAC) 180
6. Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 168
7. Billy Yancy (FREST) 143
8. Dale Bunn (CASTFU) 139
9. Levell Quiller (PAC) 135
10. Chuck Benbow (LBS) 122

Rushing Yards

1. Obie Graves (CASTFU) 1789
2. Kevin Cole (SJST) 1154
3. Rick Parros (UTST) 966
4. Mike Martin (CASTFU) 948
5. Richard Phillips (PAC) 913
6. Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 644
7. Levell Quiller (PAC) 532
8. Keith Gooch (FREST) 531
9. Dale Bunn (CASTFU) 522
10. Chuck Benbow (LBS) 514

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Obie Graves (CASTFU) 6.5
2. Kevin Cole (SJST) 5.7
3. Eric Byrom (LBS) 5.6
4. Mike Martin (CASTFU) 5.2
5. Ted Torosian (FREST) 5.2
6. Richard Phillips (PAC) 5.1
7. Keith Gooch (FREST) 4.9
8. Jerry Copeny (UTST) 4.6
9. Rick Parros (UTST) 4.4
10. Chuck Benbow (LBS) 4.2

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Mike Martin (CASTFU) 11
2. Eric Hipple (UTST) 9
  Obie Graves (CASTFU) 9
4. Chuck Benbow (LBS) 7
  Rick Parros (UTST) 7
  Kevin Cole (SJST) 7
  Billy Yancy (FREST) 7
8. Dale Bunn (CASTFU) 6
  Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 6
  Richard Phillips (PAC) 6

Receptions

1. Vernon Henry (LBS) 60
2. Jimmy Bryant (UTST) 48
3. Mike House (PAC) 34
4. Rick Parma (SJST) 31
  Ron Cassidy (UTST) 31
6. Wyatt Henderson (FREST) 30
  Kevin Cole (SJST) 30
8. Eric Byrom (LBS) 28
9. Stan Webster (SJST) 25
  Henry Phillips (LBS) 25

Receiving Yards

1. Vernon Henry (LBS) 985
2. Jimmy Bryant (UTST) 696
3. Wyatt Henderson (FREST) 566
4. Ron Cassidy (UTST) 525
5. Mike House (PAC) 461
6. Marcus Williams (CASTFU) 418
7. Rick Parma (SJST) 374
8. Stacey Bailey (SJST) 354
9. Henry Phillips (LBS) 336
10. Steve Click (PAC) 329

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Wyatt Henderson (FREST) 18.9
2. Ron Cassidy (UTST) 16.9
3. Vernon Henry (LBS) 16.4
4. Stacey Bailey (SJST) 15.4
5. Jimmy Bryant (UTST) 14.5
6. Mike House (PAC) 13.6
7. Henry Phillips (LBS) 13.4
8. Stan Webster (SJST) 12.5
9. Rick Parma (SJST) 12.1
10. Eric Byrom (LBS) 8.6

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Obie Graves (CASTFU) 285
2. Rick Parros (UTST) 240
3. Kevin Cole (SJST) 234
4. Mike Martin (CASTFU) 191
5. Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 189
6. Richard Phillips (PAC) 186
7. Levell Quiller (PAC) 148
8. Billy Yancy (FREST) 143
9. Chuck Benbow (LBS) 141
10. Dale Bunn (CASTFU) 139

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Obie Graves (CASTFU) 1892
2. Kevin Cole (SJST) 1387
3. Rick Parros (UTST) 1076
4. Vernon Henry (LBS) 1053
5. Mike Martin (CASTFU) 1022
6. Richard Phillips (PAC) 1001
7. Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 828
8. Jimmy Bryant (UTST) 734
9. Wyatt Henderson (FREST) 700
10. Levell Quiller (PAC) 662
  Chuck Benbow (LBS) 662

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Mike Martin (CASTFU) 11
2. Obie Graves (CASTFU) 10
3. Eric Hipple (UTST) 9
4. Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 8
5. Chuck Benbow (LBS) 7
  Rick Parros (UTST) 7
  Keith Gooch (FREST) 7
  Vernon Henry (LBS) 7
  Rick Parma (SJST) 7
  Billy Yancy (FREST) 7
  Kevin Cole (SJST) 7

Total Plays

1. Ed Luther (SJST) 419
2. Eric Hipple (UTST) 400
3. Bruce Parker (PAC) 393
4. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 352
5. Billy Yancy (FREST) 304
6. Dale Bunn (CASTFU) 286
7. Obie Graves (CASTFU) 275
8. Rick Parros (UTST) 221
9. Kevin Cole (SJST) 204
10. Mike Martin (CASTFU) 188

Total Yards

1. Ed Luther (SJST) 2174
2. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 2164
3. Eric Hipple (UTST) 2071
4. Bruce Parker (PAC) 1837
5. Obie Graves (CASTFU) 1789
6. Dale Bunn (CASTFU) 1634
7. Billy Yancy (FREST) 1469
8. Kevin Cole (SJST) 1154
9. Mike Martin (CASTFU) 1068
10. Rick Parros (UTST) 966

Total Touchdowns

1. Eric Hipple (UTST) 18
2. Bruce Parker (PAC) 17
  Billy Yancy (FREST) 17
4. Ed Luther (SJST) 16
5. Dale Bunn (CASTFU) 12
  Mike Martin (CASTFU) 12
7. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 10
8. Obie Graves (CASTFU) 9
9. Chuck Benbow (LBS) 7
  Rick Parros (UTST) 7
  Kevin Cole (SJST) 7