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1977 Southern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 35-38-4, .481 W-L% (13th of 15) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -9.41 (14th of 15) ▪ SOS: -9.06 (14th of 15)

Conference Champion: Chattanooga and Virginia Military Institute

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
Virginia Military Institute 7 4 0 .636 2 0 0 1.000 20.3 14.1 -0.28 -6.19
Chattanooga 9 1 1 .864 4 1 0 .800 24.1 15.2 -1.88 -11.06
Citadel 5 6 0 .455 3 2 0 .600 12.1 14.7 -9.14 -6.05
Furman 4 5 2 .455 3 2 1 .583 20.9 17.9 -8.84 -10.75
Western Carolina 6 4 1 .591 2 2 1 .500 26.2 18.8 -8.01 -13.19
Appalachian State 2 9 0 .182 1 4 0 .200 17.7 29.9 -17.12 -6.76
Marshall 2 9 0 .182 0 4 0 .000 21.3 35.4 -20.57 -9.39

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Mike Pusey (Western Carolina) 56.5
2. David Henderson (Furman) 56.3
3. Marty Crosby (Citadel) 49.4
4. Bud Nelson (Marshall) 48.1

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Pusey (Western Carolina) 7.8
2. Bud Nelson (Marshall) 7.5
3. David Henderson (Furman) 6.9
4. Marty Crosby (Citadel) 5.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Pusey (Western Carolina) 6.7
2. David Henderson (Furman) 5.7
3. Bud Nelson (Marshall) 5.6
4. Marty Crosby (Citadel) 2.7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Mike Pusey (Western Carolina) 129.7
2. Bud Nelson (Marshall) 118.2
3. David Henderson (Furman) 117.9
4. Marty Crosby (Citadel) 84.5

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Tony Ball (Chattanooga) 36.4
2. Ray Crisp (Marshall) 24.9
3. Gerald Harp (Western Carolina) 22.7
4. Pat Swisher (Appalachian State) 21.2
5. Mark Slawson (Citadel) 18.4
6. Mark Grainger (Furman) 16.8