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1980 Southeastern Conference Leaders

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Record: 64-50-0, .561 W-L% (1st of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.80 (1st of 14) ▪ SOS: 7.99 (1st of 14)

Conference Champion: Georgia

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. John Fourcade (MS) 157
2. Wayne Peace (FL) 91
3. Alan Risher (LAST) 82
4. Buck Belue (GA) 77
5. Whit Taylor (VAND) 72
6. Larry McCrimmon (KY) 69
7. Joe Sullivan (AUB) 64
8. Randy Jenkins (KY) 61
9. John Bond (MSST) 59
10. Steve Alatorre (TN) 58
11. Bob Hewko (FL) 47
12. Jeff Olszewski (TN) 43
13. Don Jacobs (AL) 32
  Charles Thomas (AUB) 32
15. Robby Mahfouz (LAST) 17
16. Robby Mink (MSST) 11
17. Walter Lewis (AL) 10
18. Jeff Paulk (GA) 9
19. Larry Ochab (FL) 8
20. Keith Edwards (VAND) 7
Pass Attempts
1. John Fourcade (MS) 286
2. Wayne Peace (FL) 180
3. Whit Taylor (VAND) 173
4. Buck Belue (GA) 156
5. Alan Risher (LAST) 143
6. Larry McCrimmon (KY) 137
7. John Bond (MSST) 133
8. Randy Jenkins (KY) 127
9. Steve Alatorre (TN) 119
10. Joe Sullivan (AUB) 118
11. Bob Hewko (FL) 83
12. Don Jacobs (AL) 76
13. Jeff Olszewski (TN) 75
14. Charles Thomas (AUB) 47
15. Robby Mahfouz (LAST) 35
16. Robby Mink (MSST) 27
17. Larry Ochab (FL) 23
18. Terry Henry (KY) 20
19. Keith Edwards (VAND) 19
20. Walter Lewis (AL) 18
Pass Completion Percentage
1. John Fourcade (MS) 54.9
2. Wayne Peace (FL) 50.6
3. Buck Belue (GA) 49.4
4. Whit Taylor (VAND) 41.6
Passing Yards
1. John Fourcade (MS) 1897
2. Buck Belue (GA) 1314
3. Wayne Peace (FL) 1271
4. Larry McCrimmon (KY) 1060
5. Alan Risher (LAST) 971
6. Whit Taylor (VAND) 899
7. John Bond (MSST) 849
8. Randy Jenkins (KY) 782
9. Joe Sullivan (AUB) 772
10. Steve Alatorre (TN) 747
11. Jeff Olszewski (TN) 594
12. Don Jacobs (AL) 531
13. Bob Hewko (FL) 529
14. Charles Thomas (AUB) 495
15. Robby Mahfouz (LAST) 262
16. Robby Mink (MSST) 166
17. Jeff Paulk (GA) 138
18. Walter Lewis (AL) 118
19. Larry Ochab (FL) 92
20. Keith Edwards (VAND) 89
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Buck Belue (GA) 8.4
2. Wayne Peace (FL) 7.1
3. John Fourcade (MS) 6.6
4. Whit Taylor (VAND) 5.2
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Buck Belue (GA) 7.2
2. Wayne Peace (FL) 5.4
3. John Fourcade (MS) 4.4
4. Whit Taylor (VAND) 1.9
Passing Touchdowns
1. John Fourcade (MS) 13
2. Buck Belue (GA) 11
3. Alan Risher (LAST) 9
4. Randy Jenkins (KY) 6
  Joe Sullivan (AUB) 6
  Charles Thomas (AUB) 6
7. Steve Alatorre (TN) 5
  John Bond (MSST) 5
  Wayne Peace (FL) 5
  Bob Hewko (FL) 5
11. Don Jacobs (AL) 4
  Jeff Olszewski (TN) 4
13. Larry McCrimmon (KY) 3
Passing Interceptions
1. John Fourcade (MS) 20
2. Randy Jenkins (KY) 15
3. Whit Taylor (VAND) 13
4. Steve Alatorre (TN) 10
  Larry McCrimmon (KY) 10
6. Wayne Peace (FL) 9
  Buck Belue (GA) 9
8. Joe Sullivan (AUB) 8
9. Alan Risher (LAST) 6
  John Bond (MSST) 6
11. Bob Hewko (FL) 4
  Jeff Olszewski (TN) 4
13. Keith Edwards (VAND) 3
14. Charles Thomas (AUB) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Buck Belue (GA) 131.8
2. John Fourcade (MS) 111.6
3. Wayne Peace (FL) 109.0
4. Whit Taylor (VAND) 72.1
Rush Attempts
1. Herschel Walker (GA) 274
2. James Brooks (AUB) 261
3. Randy Brooks (KY) 166
4. Kinny Hooper (MS) 155
  Alan Risher (LAST) 155
6. James Jones (FL) 150
7. Terry Potter (VAND) 149
8. Donald Ray King (MSST) 147
9. Michael Haddix (MSST) 133
10. John Bond (MSST) 131
  James Berry (TN) 131
12. John Fourcade (MS) 125
13. Billy Jackson (AL) 111
14. Terry Daniels (TN) 100
15. George Peoples (AUB) 96
16. Buck Belue (GA) 95
17. Marcus Williams (VAND) 94
18. Don Jacobs (AL) 91
19. Hokie Gajan (LAST) 90
  Doug Kellom (FL) 90
Rushing Yards
1. Herschel Walker (GA) 1616
2. James Brooks (AUB) 1314
3. Michael Haddix (MSST) 724
4. John Bond (MSST) 720
5. James Jones (FL) 657
6. Donald Ray King (MSST) 642
7. Kinny Hooper (MS) 619
8. Billy Jackson (AL) 606
9. Terry Potter (VAND) 579
10. Randy Brooks (KY) 578
11. James Berry (TN) 543
12. George Peoples (AUB) 443
13. Major Ogilvie (AL) 439
14. Mardye McDole (MSST) 438
15. Jesse Myles (LAST) 403
16. John Fourcade (MS) 402
17. Terry Daniels (TN) 363
18. Alan Risher (LAST) 362
19. Linnie Patrick (AL) 361
20. Carnie Norris (GA) 353
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Herschel Walker (GA) 5.9
2. Major Ogilvie (AL) 5.6
3. John Bond (MSST) 5.5
4. Billy Jackson (AL) 5.5
5. Michael Haddix (MSST) 5.4
6. Jesse Myles (LAST) 5.3
7. James Brooks (AUB) 5.0
8. George Peoples (AUB) 4.6
9. James Jones (FL) 4.4
10. Donald Ray King (MSST) 4.4
11. Buford McGee (MS) 4.4
12. Terry Henry (KY) 4.3
13. James Berry (TN) 4.1
14. Kinny Hooper (MS) 4.0
15. Terry Potter (VAND) 3.9
16. Doug Kellom (FL) 3.8
17. Don Jacobs (AL) 3.7
18. Terry Daniels (TN) 3.6
19. Lucius High (VAND) 3.5
20. Hokie Gajan (LAST) 3.5
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Herschel Walker (GA) 15
2. James Brooks (AUB) 9
3. Major Ogilvie (AL) 8
4. James Berry (TN) 7
  Terry Potter (VAND) 7
6. Donald Ray King (MSST) 6
  Alan Risher (LAST) 6
  John Fourcade (MS) 6
9. John Bond (MSST) 5
  Billy Jackson (AL) 5
  Buck Belue (GA) 5
  Mardye McDole (MSST) 5
  Michael Haddix (MSST) 5
14. Kinny Hooper (MS) 4
  Mike Montz (LAST) 4
  James Jones (FL) 4
  George Wonsley (MSST) 4
18. Randy Brooks (KY) 3
  Terry Henry (KY) 3
  Buford McGee (MS) 3
  Gene Lang (LAST) 3
  Chester Thornton (MS) 3
  Linnie Patrick (AL) 3
  Steve Alatorre (TN) 3
  Randall Morris (TN) 3
Receptions
1. Cris Collinsworth (FL) 40
2. Wamon Buggs (VAND) 37
3. Jim Campbell (KY) 33
  Breck Tyler (MS) 33
  Anthony Hancock (TN) 33
6. Byron Franklin (AUB) 32
7. Alan Watson (KY) 30
8. Ken Toler (MS) 27
9. Tyrone Young (FL) 24
  Chris Faulkner (FL) 24
11. Michael Harmon (MS) 20
  Amp Arnold (GA) 20
13. Lindsay Scott (GA) 19
  Mardye McDole (MSST) 19
15. Flavious Smith (VAND) 18
  Greg LaFleur (LAST) 18
  Hokie Gajan (LAST) 18
  Greg Wimberly (KY) 18
  Gino English (MS) 18
20. Billy Wise (MS) 17
  Randy Brooks (KY) 17
Receiving Yards
1. Cris Collinsworth (FL) 599
2. Byron Franklin (AUB) 598
3. Anthony Hancock (TN) 580
4. Ken Toler (MS) 553
5. Alan Watson (KY) 536
6. Breck Tyler (MS) 535
7. Tyrone Young (FL) 468
8. Wamon Buggs (VAND) 448
9. Greg Wimberly (KY) 405
10. Jim Campbell (KY) 394
11. Lindsay Scott (GA) 374
12. Amp Arnold (GA) 357
13. Tracy Porter (LAST) 318
14. Mardye McDole (MSST) 289
15. Flavious Smith (VAND) 266
16. Chris Faulkner (FL) 259
17. Norris Brown (GA) 253
18. Michael Harmon (MS) 246
19. Greg LaFleur (LAST) 243
20. Willie Gault (TN) 240
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Ken Toler (MS) 20.5
2. Tyrone Young (FL) 19.5
3. Byron Franklin (AUB) 18.7
4. Alan Watson (KY) 17.9
5. Anthony Hancock (TN) 17.6
6. Breck Tyler (MS) 16.2
7. Cris Collinsworth (FL) 15.0
8. Wamon Buggs (VAND) 12.1
9. Jim Campbell (KY) 11.9
10. Chris Faulkner (FL) 10.8
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Byron Franklin (AUB) 9
  Ken Toler (MS) 9
3. Jim Campbell (KY) 4
  Amp Arnold (GA) 4
  Tracy Porter (LAST) 4
6. Cris Collinsworth (FL) 3
  Ronnie Stewart (GA) 3
  Chris Faulkner (FL) 3
  Tyrone Young (FL) 3
10. John Clemens (VAND) 2
  Malcolm Scott (LAST) 2
  Bart Krout (AL) 2
  Reggie Harper (TN) 2
  Lionel Wallis (LAST) 2
  Anthony Hancock (TN) 2
  James Mallard (AL) 2
  Gino English (MS) 2
  David Ellis (MSST) 2
  Norris Brown (GA) 2
  Chuck Jones (GA) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Herschel Walker (GA) 281
2. James Brooks (AUB) 271
3. Randy Brooks (KY) 183
4. Kinny Hooper (MS) 171
5. James Jones (FL) 162
6. Alan Risher (LAST) 155
7. Terry Potter (VAND) 150
8. Donald Ray King (MSST) 147
9. Michael Haddix (MSST) 146
10. James Berry (TN) 143
11. John Bond (MSST) 131
12. John Fourcade (MS) 125
13. Billy Jackson (AL) 114
14. Hokie Gajan (LAST) 108
15. Terry Daniels (TN) 103
16. George Peoples (AUB) 97
  Marcus Williams (VAND) 97
18. Buck Belue (GA) 95
  Doug Kellom (FL) 95
20. Don Jacobs (AL) 92
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Herschel Walker (GA) 1686
2. James Brooks (AUB) 1377
3. Michael Haddix (MSST) 846
4. Randy Brooks (KY) 758
5. James Jones (FL) 753
6. Mardye McDole (MSST) 727
7. John Bond (MSST) 720
8. Anthony Hancock (TN) 711
9. Kinny Hooper (MS) 698
10. James Berry (TN) 677
11. Cris Collinsworth (FL) 674
12. Billy Jackson (AL) 655
13. Donald Ray King (MSST) 642
14. Byron Franklin (AUB) 599
15. Terry Potter (VAND) 583
16. Ken Toler (MS) 553
17. Breck Tyler (MS) 537
18. Alan Watson (KY) 536
19. Tyrone Young (FL) 484
20. Major Ogilvie (AL) 468
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Herschel Walker (GA) 15
2. James Brooks (AUB) 10
3. Byron Franklin (AUB) 9
  Ken Toler (MS) 9
5. Major Ogilvie (AL) 8
  James Berry (TN) 8
7. Terry Potter (VAND) 7
8. Michael Haddix (MSST) 6
  John Fourcade (MS) 6
  Donald Ray King (MSST) 6
  Alan Risher (LAST) 6
  Mardye McDole (MSST) 6
13. John Bond (MSST) 5
  Billy Jackson (AL) 5
  Buck Belue (GA) 5
16. Randy Brooks (KY) 4
  Ronnie Stewart (GA) 4
  Amp Arnold (GA) 4
  George Wonsley (MSST) 4
  James Jones (FL) 4
  Jim Campbell (KY) 4
  Mike Montz (LAST) 4
  Chester Thornton (MS) 4
  Kinny Hooper (MS) 4
  Tracy Porter (LAST) 4
Total Plays
1. John Fourcade (MS) 411
2. Alan Risher (LAST) 298
3. Herschel Walker (GA) 274
4. John Bond (MSST) 264
5. James Brooks (AUB) 262
6. Buck Belue (GA) 251
7. Wayne Peace (FL) 250
8. Whit Taylor (VAND) 235
9. Steve Alatorre (TN) 198
10. Don Jacobs (AL) 167
11. Randy Brooks (KY) 166
12. Randy Jenkins (KY) 164
13. Larry McCrimmon (KY) 159
14. Kinny Hooper (MS) 155
15. Joe Sullivan (AUB) 153
16. James Jones (FL) 150
17. Terry Potter (VAND) 149
18. Donald Ray King (MSST) 147
19. Charles Thomas (AUB) 133
  Michael Haddix (MSST) 133
Total Yards
1. John Fourcade (MS) 2299
2. Herschel Walker (GA) 1616
3. John Bond (MSST) 1569
4. Buck Belue (GA) 1377
5. Wayne Peace (FL) 1334
6. Alan Risher (LAST) 1333
7. James Brooks (AUB) 1314
8. Larry McCrimmon (KY) 1060
9. Whit Taylor (VAND) 1029
10. Steve Alatorre (TN) 963
11. Joe Sullivan (AUB) 877
12. Don Jacobs (AL) 870
13. Randy Jenkins (KY) 842
14. Charles Thomas (AUB) 741
15. Michael Haddix (MSST) 724
16. James Jones (FL) 657
17. Donald Ray King (MSST) 642
18. Kinny Hooper (MS) 619
19. Jeff Olszewski (TN) 618
20. Billy Jackson (AL) 606
Total Touchdowns
1. John Fourcade (MS) 19
2. Buck Belue (GA) 16
3. Herschel Walker (GA) 15
  Alan Risher (LAST) 15
5. John Bond (MSST) 10
6. James Brooks (AUB) 9
7. Joe Sullivan (AUB) 8
  Steve Alatorre (TN) 8
  Major Ogilvie (AL) 8
10. Randy Jenkins (KY) 7
  James Berry (TN) 7
  Bob Hewko (FL) 7
  Charles Thomas (AUB) 7
  Terry Potter (VAND) 7
15. Jeff Olszewski (TN) 6
  Don Jacobs (AL) 6
  Wayne Peace (FL) 6
  Donald Ray King (MSST) 6
19. Billy Jackson (AL) 5
  Mardye McDole (MSST) 5
  Michael Haddix (MSST) 5