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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. Bruce Parker (PAC) 13
  Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 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. Obie Graves (CASTFU) 9
  Eric Hipple (UTST) 9
4. Rick Parros (UTST) 7
  Chuck Benbow (LBS) 7
  Billy Yancy (FREST) 7
  Kevin Cole (SJST) 7
8. Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 6
  Richard Phillips (PAC) 6
  Dale Bunn (CASTFU) 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
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Rick Parma (SJST) 7
2. Vernon Henry (LBS) 6
3. Wyatt Henderson (FREST) 5
4. Mike Colton (PAC) 4
5. Jimmy Bryant (UTST) 3
  Marcus Williams (CASTFU) 3
  Jerome Young (CASTFU) 3
8. David Edwards (PAC) 2
  Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 2
  Paul Schreiner (PAC) 2
  Ron Cassidy (UTST) 2
  Stan Webster (SJST) 2
  John Thompson (UTST) 2
  Mike House (PAC) 2
  Keith Gooch (FREST) 2
  Steve Click (PAC) 2
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. Vernon Henry (LBS) 7
  Kevin Cole (SJST) 7
  Billy Yancy (FREST) 7
  Rick Parma (SJST) 7
  Chuck Benbow (LBS) 7
  Keith Gooch (FREST) 7
  Rick Parros (UTST) 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. Mike Martin (CASTFU) 12
  Dale Bunn (CASTFU) 12
7. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 10
8. Obie Graves (CASTFU) 9
9. Kevin Cole (SJST) 7
  Chuck Benbow (LBS) 7
  Rick Parros (UTST) 7