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1979 Southeastern Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 53-59-1, .473 W-L% (12th 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)

  • Plsyers sorted by Yds/Att (minimum 6.25 Att/G).
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31 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 James Brooks Auburn 163 1208 7.4 10 3 15 5.0 2 166 1223 7.4 12
2 Don Jacobs Alabama 73 448 6.1 3 73 448 6.1 3
3 Joe Cribbs Auburn 200 1120 5.6 14 10 128 12.8 1 210 1248 5.9 15
4 Steve Kelly Georgia 82 459 5.6 1 1 5 5.0 0 83 464 5.6 1
5 Chris Jones Kentucky 142 770 5.4 5 11 85 7.7 2 153 855 5.6 7
6 Major Ogilvie Alabama 97 512 5.3 9 2 12 6.0 0 99 524 5.3 9
7 Steadman Shealy Alabama 152 791 5.2 11 152 791 5.2 11
8 Steve Whitman Alabama 126 653 5.2 3 2 7 3.5 0 128 660 5.2 3
9 Frank Mordica Vanderbilt 162 830 5.1 6 9 36 4.0 0 171 866 5.1 6
10 Hubert Simpson Tennessee 157 792 5.0 6 11 75 6.8 1 168 867 5.2 7
11 Pete Venable Kentucky 92 460 5.0 1 2 16 8.0 0 94 476 5.1 1
12 Fred Collins Mississippi State 128 591 4.6 4 2 45 22.5 0 130 636 4.9 4
13 Jimmy Streater Tennessee 82 377 4.6 7 82 377 4.6 7
14 Gary Moore Tennessee 76 352 4.6 4 3 19 6.3 0 79 371 4.7 4
15 Shawn Donigan Kentucky 187 847 4.5 4 3 23 7.7 0 190 870 4.6 4
16 LeRoid Jones Louisiana State 78 349 4.5 3 4 32 8.0 1 82 381 4.6 4
17 Terry Potter Vanderbilt 131 578 4.4 2 14 69 4.9 1 145 647 4.5 3
18 James Berry Tennessee 118 516 4.4 4 4 40 10.0 0 122 556 4.6 4
19 Leon Perry Mississippi 160 678 4.2 10 6 24 4.0 0 166 702 4.2 10
20 Hokie Gajan Louisiana State 134 568 4.2 4 9 122 13.6 1 143 690 4.8 5
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Kinny Hooper Mississippi 110 459 4.2 1 15 173 11.5 2 125 632 5.1 3
22 Dwayne Brown Mississippi State 93 378 4.1 1 93 378 4.1 1
23 Matt Simon Georgia 152 589 3.9 3 7 48 6.9 0 159 637 4.0 3
24 John Fourcade Mississippi 128 493 3.9 6 128 493 3.9 6
25 Van Heflin Vanderbilt 99 341 3.4 4 99 341 3.4 4
26 Carnie Norris Georgia 82 279 3.4 3 1 4 4.0 0 83 283 3.4 3
27 Terry Henry Kentucky 88 281 3.2 1 88 281 3.2 1
28 Charlie Trotman Auburn 77 240 3.1 2 77 240 3.1 2
29 Buck Belue Georgia 72 215 3.0 1 72 215 3.0 1
30 Johnell Brown Florida 104 306 2.9 0 12 89 7.4 0 116 395 3.4 0
31 David Woodley Louisiana State 81 152 1.9 7 81 152 1.9 7