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1979 Pacific Coast Athletic Association Year Summary

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Record*: 30-33-2, .477 W-L% (11th of 14) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 31-32-2 by NCAA.

SRS: -6.66 (12th of 14) ▪ SOS: -5.30 (10th of 14)

Conference Champion: 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
Utah State 7 3 1 .682 4 0 1 .900 31.5 24.5 5.47 -1.53 W-L-T adjusted to 8-2-1 by NCAA.
San Jose State 6 4 1 .591 4 0 1 .900 29.7 27.4 -0.73 -2.82
Long Beach State 7 4 0 .636 3 2 0 .600 18.6 22.3 -7.33 -5.51
Fresno State 4 7 0 .364 2 3 0 .400 22.3 27.5 -8.71 -5.07
Cal State Fullerton 3 8 0 .273 1 4 0 .200 17.5 21.5 -15.90 -8.81
Pacific 3 7 0 .300 0 5 0 .000 16.2 19.3 -12.78 -8.08

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Ed Luther (SJST) 241
2. Sander Markel (PAC) 186
3. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 144
  Eric Hipple (UTST) 144
5. Sergio Toscano (FREST) 76
6. Gary Kaiser (FREST) 67
7. Craig Bradshaw (UTST) 52
  Kim Green (CASTFU) 52
9. Terry Hanslik (CASTFU) 17
10. Tim DeMase (CASTFU) 16

Pass Attempts

1. Ed Luther (SJST) 415
2. Sander Markel (PAC) 368
3. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 264
4. Eric Hipple (UTST) 239
5. Gary Kaiser (FREST) 149
6. Sergio Toscano (FREST) 142
7. Craig Bradshaw (UTST) 112
8. Kim Green (CASTFU) 104
9. Terry Hanslik (CASTFU) 39
10. Kevin Starkey (LBS) 34

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Eric Hipple (UTST) 60.3
2. Ed Luther (SJST) 58.1
3. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 54.5
4. Sander Markel (PAC) 50.5

Passing Yards

1. Ed Luther (SJST) 3049
2. Eric Hipple (UTST) 1924
3. Sander Markel (PAC) 1921
4. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 1755
5. Sergio Toscano (FREST) 1084
6. Craig Bradshaw (UTST) 1021
7. Gary Kaiser (FREST) 894
8. Kim Green (CASTFU) 652
9. Terry Hanslik (CASTFU) 311
10. Kevin Starkey (LBS) 283

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Eric Hipple (UTST) 8.1
2. Ed Luther (SJST) 7.3
3. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 6.6
4. Sander Markel (PAC) 5.2

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Eric Hipple (UTST) 8.0
2. Ed Luther (SJST) 6.8
3. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 4.5
4. Sander Markel (PAC) 3.5

Passing Touchdowns

1. Ed Luther (SJST) 20
2. Eric Hipple (UTST) 13
3. Sander Markel (PAC) 12
4. Craig Bradshaw (UTST) 9
5. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 8
  Gary Kaiser (FREST) 8
7. Sergio Toscano (FREST) 7
8. Kim Green (CASTFU) 3
  Kevin Starkey (LBS) 3
10. Steve Clarkson (SJST) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Sander Markel (PAC) 19
2. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 16
3. Gary Kaiser (FREST) 14
  Ed Luther (SJST) 14
5. Eric Hipple (UTST) 6
6. Sergio Toscano (FREST) 5
  Craig Bradshaw (UTST) 5
8. Kim Green (CASTFU) 4
9. Terry Hanslik (CASTFU) 3
10. Tim DeMase (CASTFU) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Eric Hipple (UTST) 140.8
2. Ed Luther (SJST) 128.9
3. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 108.3
4. Sander Markel (PAC) 94.8

Rush Attempts

1. Rick Parros (UTST) 259
2. Ken Lovely (FREST) 182
3. Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 154
4. Andy Gray (CASTFU) 153
5. Levell Quiller (PAC) 133
6. Ron Settles (LBS) 131
7. Dan Duddridge (LBS) 115
8. John Rayford (CASTFU) 109
9. Mel Cook (PAC) 102
10. Ted Torosian (FREST) 95

Rushing Yards

1. Rick Parros (UTST) 1236
2. Andy Gray (CASTFU) 835
3. Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 825
  Ken Lovely (FREST) 825
5. Ron Settles (LBS) 663
6. Levell Quiller (PAC) 544
7. Ray Butler (CASTFU) 496
8. Mel Cook (PAC) 473
9. Ted Torosian (FREST) 448
10. Keith Gooch (FREST) 436

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ray Butler (CASTFU) 6.3
2. Jim Walsh (SJST) 5.6
3. Andy Gray (CASTFU) 5.5
4. Keith Gooch (FREST) 5.4
5. Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 5.4
6. Ron Settles (LBS) 5.1
7. Rick Parros (UTST) 4.8
8. Ted Torosian (FREST) 4.7
9. Mel Cook (PAC) 4.6
10. Ken Lovely (FREST) 4.5

Receptions

1. James Murphy (UTST) 63
2. Mike House (PAC) 52
3. Ken Thompson (UTST) 48
4. Jim Walsh (SJST) 45
5. Stacey Bailey (SJST) 44
6. Enis Gilbeau (FREST) 40
  Henry Phillips (LBS) 40
8. Rob Wilson (PAC) 39
9. Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 30
  Mel Cook (PAC) 30

Receiving Yards

1. James Murphy (UTST) 1067
2. Ken Thompson (UTST) 918
3. Mark Nichols (SJST) 773
4. Stacey Bailey (SJST) 674
5. Enis Gilbeau (FREST) 628
6. Rob Wilson (PAC) 577
7. Mike House (PAC) 548
8. Henry Phillips (LBS) 542
9. Henry Williams (LBS) 486
10. Scott Scambray (FREST) 447

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Mark Nichols (SJST) 26.7
2. Ken Thompson (UTST) 19.1
3. Henry Williams (LBS) 18.0
4. Scott Scambray (FREST) 17.2
5. James Murphy (UTST) 16.9
6. Enis Gilbeau (FREST) 15.7
7. Stacey Bailey (SJST) 15.3
8. Rob Wilson (PAC) 14.8
9. Henry Phillips (LBS) 13.6
10. Bill Kelly (LBS) 12.0

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Mark Nichols (SJST) 11
  Ken Thompson (UTST) 11
3. James Murphy (UTST) 6
  Enis Gilbeau (FREST) 6
  Rob Wilson (PAC) 6
6. Rick Parma (SJST) 5
7. Ron Johnson (LBS) 4
8. Ken Brown (UTST) 3
  Henry Ellard (FREST) 3
  Stacey Bailey (SJST) 3
  Henry Williams (LBS) 3

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Rick Parros (UTST) 281
2. Ken Lovely (FREST) 206
3. Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 184
4. Andy Gray (CASTFU) 161
5. Levell Quiller (PAC) 143
6. Ron Settles (LBS) 138
7. Mel Cook (PAC) 132
8. John Rayford (CASTFU) 130
9. Jim Walsh (SJST) 121
  Dan Duddridge (LBS) 121

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Rick Parros (UTST) 1369
2. James Murphy (UTST) 1172
3. Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 1101
4. Ken Lovely (FREST) 1059
5. Andy Gray (CASTFU) 972
6. Ken Thompson (UTST) 918
7. Mark Nichols (SJST) 801
8. Mel Cook (PAC) 734
9. Ron Settles (LBS) 725
10. Jim Walsh (SJST) 720

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Rick Parros (UTST) 15
2. Mark Nichols (SJST) 11
  Ken Thompson (UTST) 11
4. Ken Lovely (FREST) 8
5. James Murphy (UTST) 7
  Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 7
7. Rob Wilson (PAC) 6
  Enis Gilbeau (FREST) 6
9. Dan Duddridge (LBS) 5
  Greg Martin (UTST) 5
  Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 5
  Ray Butler (CASTFU) 5
  Rick Parma (SJST) 5

Total Plays

1. Ed Luther (SJST) 459
2. Sander Markel (PAC) 445
3. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 338
4. Eric Hipple (UTST) 313
5. Rick Parros (UTST) 259
6. Ken Lovely (FREST) 183
7. Gary Kaiser (FREST) 181
8. Sergio Toscano (FREST) 177
9. Kim Green (CASTFU) 163
10. Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 154

Total Yards

1. Ed Luther (SJST) 2997
2. Eric Hipple (UTST) 1990
3. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 1711
4. Sander Markel (PAC) 1706
5. Rick Parros (UTST) 1236
6. Sergio Toscano (FREST) 1014
7. Craig Bradshaw (UTST) 977
8. Gary Kaiser (FREST) 881
9. Andy Gray (CASTFU) 835
10. Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 825
  Ken Lovely (FREST) 825

Total Touchdowns

1. Ed Luther (SJST) 23
2. Eric Hipple (UTST) 15
  Rick Parros (UTST) 15
4. Paul McGaffigan (LBS) 13
  Sander Markel (PAC) 13
6. Craig Bradshaw (UTST) 9
  Gary Kaiser (FREST) 9
8. Sergio Toscano (FREST) 7
9. Jewerl Thomas (SJST) 6
  Ken Lovely (FREST) 6