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1979 Southeastern Conference Leaders

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Record: 53-59-1, .473 W-L% (13th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 6.35 (6th of 14) ▪ SOS: 5.94 (5th of 14)

Conference Champion: Alabama

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama and Georgia)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Alabama and Auburn)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. John Fourcade (MS) 115
2. Larry Ochab (FL) 98
3. Jimmy Streater (TN) 80
  Steve Ensminger (LAST) 80
5. Van Heflin (VAND) 64
6. Buck Belue (GA) 59
7. Charlie Trotman (AUB) 58
8. David Woodley (LAST) 55
9. Whit Taylor (VAND) 46
10. Steadman Shealy (AL) 45
11. Jeff Pyburn (GA) 43
12. Terry Henry (KY) 30
13. Tony Black (MSST) 23
14. Dwayne Brown (MSST) 21
  Tim Groves (FL) 21
16. Jeff Swab (VAND) 20
17. Jeff Olszewski (TN) 18
  Juan Portela (KY) 18
19. Tyrone Young (FL) 13
20. Roy Coleman (MS) 12

Pass Attempts

1. John Fourcade (MS) 196
2. Larry Ochab (FL) 185
3. Steve Ensminger (LAST) 175
4. Jimmy Streater (TN) 161
5. Charlie Trotman (AUB) 131
6. Van Heflin (VAND) 124
7. David Woodley (LAST) 118
8. Buck Belue (GA) 112
9. Steadman Shealy (AL) 81
10. Whit Taylor (VAND) 80
11. Terry Henry (KY) 76
12. Jeff Pyburn (GA) 75
13. Dwayne Brown (MSST) 62
  Tony Black (MSST) 62
15. Tim Groves (FL) 54
16. Juan Portela (KY) 45
17. Roy Coleman (MS) 38
  Jeff Olszewski (TN) 38
19. Tyrone Young (FL) 36
20. Jeff Swab (VAND) 34

Pass Completion Percentage

1. John Fourcade (MS) 58.7
2. Larry Ochab (FL) 53.0
3. Steve Ensminger (LAST) 45.7

Passing Yards

1. John Fourcade (MS) 1521
2. Jimmy Streater (TN) 1256
3. Larry Ochab (FL) 1169
4. Steve Ensminger (LAST) 1168
5. Charlie Trotman (AUB) 875
6. David Woodley (LAST) 874
7. Van Heflin (VAND) 748
8. Buck Belue (GA) 719
9. Steadman Shealy (AL) 717
10. Whit Taylor (VAND) 609
11. Jeff Pyburn (GA) 565
12. Terry Henry (KY) 408
13. Tony Black (MSST) 363
14. Juan Portela (KY) 316
15. Dwayne Brown (MSST) 274
16. Tim Groves (FL) 264
17. Jeff Olszewski (TN) 240
18. Don Jacobs (AL) 193
19. Jeff Swab (VAND) 166
20. Tyrone Young (FL) 153

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. John Fourcade (MS) 7.8
2. Steve Ensminger (LAST) 6.7
3. Larry Ochab (FL) 6.3

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. John Fourcade (MS) 6.4
2. Steve Ensminger (LAST) 5.2
3. Larry Ochab (FL) 3.6

Passing Touchdowns

1. Jimmy Streater (TN) 9
2. Buck Belue (GA) 8
  Charlie Trotman (AUB) 8
4. John Fourcade (MS) 7
5. Larry Ochab (FL) 6
6. Terry Henry (KY) 5
  Steve Ensminger (LAST) 5
8. Steadman Shealy (AL) 4
  Van Heflin (VAND) 4
10. Whit Taylor (VAND) 3
11. Juan Portela (KY) 2
  Dwayne Brown (MSST) 2
  Don Jacobs (AL) 2
  David Woodley (LAST) 2
  Tony Black (MSST) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Jimmy Streater (TN) 16
2. Larry Ochab (FL) 14
3. Buck Belue (GA) 11
4. Van Heflin (VAND) 10
5. John Fourcade (MS) 9
6. Steve Ensminger (LAST) 8
7. Jeff Pyburn (GA) 7
8. Whit Taylor (VAND) 6
  Tony Black (MSST) 6
  David Woodley (LAST) 6
  Terry Henry (KY) 6
  Charlie Trotman (AUB) 6
13. Dwayne Brown (MSST) 5
  Steadman Shealy (AL) 5
15. Jeff Swab (VAND) 3
  Johnell Brown (FL) 3
  Roy Coleman (MS) 3
  Jeff Olszewski (TN) 3
19. Tyrone Young (FL) 2
  Jeff Paulk (GA) 2
  Juan Portela (KY) 2
  Tim Groves (FL) 2
  Don Jacobs (AL) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. John Fourcade (MS) 126.5
2. Steve Ensminger (LAST) 102.1
3. Larry Ochab (FL) 101.6

Rush Attempts

1. Joe Cribbs (AUB) 200
2. Shawn Donigan (KY) 187
3. James Brooks (AUB) 163
4. Frank Mordica (VAND) 162
5. Leon Perry (MS) 160
6. Hubert Simpson (TN) 157
7. Steadman Shealy (AL) 152
  Matt Simon (GA) 152
9. Chris Jones (KY) 142
10. Hokie Gajan (LAST) 134
11. Terry Potter (VAND) 131
12. John Fourcade (MS) 128
  Fred Collins (MSST) 128
14. Steve Whitman (AL) 126
15. James Berry (TN) 118
16. Kinny Hooper (MS) 110
17. Johnell Brown (FL) 104
18. Van Heflin (VAND) 99
19. Major Ogilvie (AL) 97
20. Dwayne Brown (MSST) 93

Rushing Yards

1. James Brooks (AUB) 1208
2. Joe Cribbs (AUB) 1120
3. Shawn Donigan (KY) 847
4. Frank Mordica (VAND) 830
5. Hubert Simpson (TN) 792
6. Steadman Shealy (AL) 791
7. Chris Jones (KY) 770
8. Leon Perry (MS) 678
9. Steve Whitman (AL) 653
10. Fred Collins (MSST) 591
11. Matt Simon (GA) 589
12. Terry Potter (VAND) 578
13. Hokie Gajan (LAST) 568
14. James Berry (TN) 516
15. Major Ogilvie (AL) 512
16. John Fourcade (MS) 493
17. Pete Venable (KY) 460
18. Steve Kelly (GA) 459
  Kinny Hooper (MS) 459
20. Don Jacobs (AL) 448

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. James Brooks (AUB) 7.4
2. Joe Cribbs (AUB) 5.6
3. Steve Kelly (GA) 5.6
4. Chris Jones (KY) 5.4
5. Major Ogilvie (AL) 5.3
6. Steadman Shealy (AL) 5.2
7. Steve Whitman (AL) 5.2
8. Frank Mordica (VAND) 5.1
9. Hubert Simpson (TN) 5.0
10. Pete Venable (KY) 5.0
11. Gary Moore (TN) 4.6
12. Fred Collins (MSST) 4.6
13. Jimmy Streater (TN) 4.6
14. Shawn Donigan (KY) 4.5
15. LeRoid Jones (LAST) 4.5
16. Terry Potter (VAND) 4.4
17. James Berry (TN) 4.4
18. Hokie Gajan (LAST) 4.2
19. Leon Perry (MS) 4.2
20. Kinny Hooper (MS) 4.2

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Joe Cribbs (AUB) 14
2. Steadman Shealy (AL) 11
3. Leon Perry (MS) 10
  James Brooks (AUB) 10
5. Major Ogilvie (AL) 9
6. Jimmy Streater (TN) 7
  David Woodley (LAST) 7
8. Frank Mordica (VAND) 6
  Hubert Simpson (TN) 6
  Jesse Myles (LAST) 6
  John Fourcade (MS) 6
12. Chris Jones (KY) 5
13. Gary Moore (TN) 4
  Hokie Gajan (LAST) 4
  Van Heflin (VAND) 4
  Fred Collins (MSST) 4
  Shawn Donigan (KY) 4
  James Berry (TN) 4
  Michael Haddix (MSST) 4
20. Joe Jones (AL) 3
  Don Jacobs (AL) 3
  Roy Coleman (MS) 3
  LeRoid Jones (LAST) 3
  Steve Whitman (AL) 3
  Mark Nix (AL) 3
  Matt Simon (GA) 3
  John Hill (AL) 3
  Charles Thomas (AUB) 3
  Mike Shutt (KY) 3
  Jeff Olszewski (TN) 3
  Carnie Norris (GA) 3

Receptions

1. Preston Brown (VAND) 52
2. Cris Collinsworth (FL) 41
3. Carlos Carson (LAST) 39
4. Anthony Hancock (TN) 34
  Lindsay Scott (GA) 34
6. Felix Wilson (KY) 33
7. Flavious Smith (VAND) 25
  Keith Pugh (AL) 25
9. Reggie Harper (TN) 24
10. Ken Toler (MS) 23
  Tracy Porter (LAST) 23
12. Chris Faulkner (FL) 22
13. Mardye McDole (MSST) 20
14. Amp Arnold (GA) 19
  Byron Franklin (AUB) 19
  Jerry Murphree (LAST) 19
17. Billy Wise (MS) 18
18. Freddie Lee Williams (MS) 17
  Wamon Buggs (VAND) 17
20. Curt Garrett (FL) 16
  Mark Robbins (AUB) 16

Receiving Yards

1. Preston Brown (VAND) 786
2. Anthony Hancock (TN) 687
3. Carlos Carson (LAST) 608
4. Cris Collinsworth (FL) 593
5. Felix Wilson (KY) 534
6. Lindsay Scott (GA) 512
7. Ken Toler (MS) 441
8. Keith Pugh (AL) 433
9. Mardye McDole (MSST) 380
10. Byron Franklin (AUB) 373
11. Tracy Porter (LAST) 338
12. Reggie Harper (TN) 323
13. Amp Arnold (GA) 300
14. Orlando McDaniel (LAST) 294
15. Flavious Smith (VAND) 288
16. Freddie Lee Williams (MS) 285
17. Mark Robbins (AUB) 247
18. Chris Faulkner (FL) 246
19. Phil Ingram (TN) 225
20. Curt Garrett (FL) 221
  Jerry Murphree (LAST) 221

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Anthony Hancock (TN) 20.2
2. Ken Toler (MS) 19.2
3. Keith Pugh (AL) 17.3
4. Felix Wilson (KY) 16.2
5. Carlos Carson (LAST) 15.6
6. Preston Brown (VAND) 15.1
7. Lindsay Scott (GA) 15.1
8. Tracy Porter (LAST) 14.7
9. Cris Collinsworth (FL) 14.5
10. Reggie Harper (TN) 13.5
11. Flavious Smith (VAND) 11.5
12. Chris Faulkner (FL) 11.2

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Anthony Hancock (TN) 4
  Chris Faulkner (FL) 4
3. Mardye McDole (MSST) 3
  Felix Wilson (KY) 3
  Carmon Prince (GA) 3
  Flavious Smith (VAND) 3
  Byron Franklin (AUB) 3
  Reggie Harper (TN) 3
  Norris Brown (GA) 3
  Preston Brown (VAND) 3
11. Mark Robbins (AUB) 2
  Cris Collinsworth (FL) 2
  Kinny Hooper (MS) 2
  Chris Jones (KY) 2
  Keith Pugh (AL) 2
  Carlos Carson (LAST) 2
  James Brooks (AUB) 2
  Ken Toler (MS) 2
  Tim Travis (AL) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Joe Cribbs (AUB) 210
2. Shawn Donigan (KY) 190
3. Frank Mordica (VAND) 171
4. Hubert Simpson (TN) 168
5. Leon Perry (MS) 166
  James Brooks (AUB) 166
7. Matt Simon (GA) 159
8. Chris Jones (KY) 153
9. Steadman Shealy (AL) 152
10. Terry Potter (VAND) 145
11. Hokie Gajan (LAST) 143
12. Fred Collins (MSST) 130
13. John Fourcade (MS) 128
  Steve Whitman (AL) 128
15. Kinny Hooper (MS) 125
16. James Berry (TN) 122
17. Johnell Brown (FL) 116
18. Van Heflin (VAND) 99
  Major Ogilvie (AL) 99
20. Pete Venable (KY) 94

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Joe Cribbs (AUB) 1248
2. James Brooks (AUB) 1223
3. Shawn Donigan (KY) 870
4. Hubert Simpson (TN) 867
5. Frank Mordica (VAND) 866
6. Chris Jones (KY) 855
7. Preston Brown (VAND) 808
8. Steadman Shealy (AL) 791
9. Leon Perry (MS) 702
10. Anthony Hancock (TN) 693
11. Hokie Gajan (LAST) 690
12. Steve Whitman (AL) 660
13. Terry Potter (VAND) 647
14. Matt Simon (GA) 637
15. Fred Collins (MSST) 636
16. Kinny Hooper (MS) 632
17. Carlos Carson (LAST) 622
18. Cris Collinsworth (FL) 610
19. James Berry (TN) 556
20. Felix Wilson (KY) 546

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Joe Cribbs (AUB) 15
2. James Brooks (AUB) 12
3. Steadman Shealy (AL) 11
4. Leon Perry (MS) 10
5. Major Ogilvie (AL) 9
6. Jimmy Streater (TN) 7
  Chris Jones (KY) 7
  Hubert Simpson (TN) 7
  David Woodley (LAST) 7
10. John Fourcade (MS) 6
  Jesse Myles (LAST) 6
  Frank Mordica (VAND) 6
13. Hokie Gajan (LAST) 5
14. James Berry (TN) 4
  Shawn Donigan (KY) 4
  Chris Faulkner (FL) 4
  LeRoid Jones (LAST) 4
  Fred Collins (MSST) 4
  Anthony Hancock (TN) 4
  Van Heflin (VAND) 4
  Gary Moore (TN) 4
  Michael Haddix (MSST) 4

Total Plays

1. John Fourcade (MS) 324
2. Jimmy Streater (TN) 243
3. Steadman Shealy (AL) 233
4. Steve Ensminger (LAST) 229
5. Larry Ochab (FL) 228
6. Van Heflin (VAND) 223
7. Charlie Trotman (AUB) 208
8. Joe Cribbs (AUB) 201
9. David Woodley (LAST) 199
10. Shawn Donigan (KY) 187
11. Buck Belue (GA) 184
12. Terry Henry (KY) 164
13. James Brooks (AUB) 163
14. Frank Mordica (VAND) 162
15. Leon Perry (MS) 160
16. Hubert Simpson (TN) 157
17. Dwayne Brown (MSST) 155
18. Matt Simon (GA) 152
19. Chris Jones (KY) 142
20. Hokie Gajan (LAST) 134

Total Yards

1. John Fourcade (MS) 2014
2. Jimmy Streater (TN) 1633
3. Steadman Shealy (AL) 1508
4. Steve Ensminger (LAST) 1289
5. James Brooks (AUB) 1208
6. Joe Cribbs (AUB) 1117
7. Charlie Trotman (AUB) 1115
8. Van Heflin (VAND) 1089
9. Larry Ochab (FL) 1069
10. David Woodley (LAST) 1026
11. Buck Belue (GA) 934
12. Shawn Donigan (KY) 847
13. Frank Mordica (VAND) 830
14. Hubert Simpson (TN) 792
15. Chris Jones (KY) 770
16. Whit Taylor (VAND) 766
17. Terry Henry (KY) 689
18. Leon Perry (MS) 678
19. Steve Whitman (AL) 653
20. Dwayne Brown (MSST) 652

Total Touchdowns

1. Jimmy Streater (TN) 16
2. Steadman Shealy (AL) 15
3. Joe Cribbs (AUB) 14
4. John Fourcade (MS) 13
5. Leon Perry (MS) 10
  James Brooks (AUB) 10
  Charlie Trotman (AUB) 10
8. David Woodley (LAST) 9
  Major Ogilvie (AL) 9
  Buck Belue (GA) 9
11. Van Heflin (VAND) 8
12. Steve Ensminger (LAST) 7
13. Terry Henry (KY) 6
  Hubert Simpson (TN) 6
  Jesse Myles (LAST) 6
  Larry Ochab (FL) 6
  Frank Mordica (VAND) 6
18. Don Jacobs (AL) 5
  Chris Jones (KY) 5
20. James Berry (TN) 4
  Shawn Donigan (KY) 4
  Whit Taylor (VAND) 4
  Fred Collins (MSST) 4
  Gary Moore (TN) 4
  Charles Thomas (AUB) 4
  Hokie Gajan (LAST) 4
  Jeff Olszewski (TN) 4
  Michael Haddix (MSST) 4