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1979 Southern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 43-44-1, .494 W-L% (10th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -6.36 (11th of 14) ▪ SOS: -6.53 (13th of 14)

Conference Champion: Chattanooga

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
Chattanooga 9 2 0 .818 5 1 0 .833 31.7 19.7 1.62 -9.02
Virginia Military Institute 6 4 1 .591 4 1 0 .800 14.4 19.1 -7.94 -5.85
Citadel 6 5 0 .545 4 2 0 .667 23.0 25.2 -6.63 -6.45
Furman 5 6 0 .455 4 3 0 .571 25.5 28.5 -9.01 -6.46
Appalachian State 3 8 0 .273 3 4 0 .429 23.9 24.4 -6.43 -3.61
East Tennessee State 7 4 0 .636 2 3 0 .400 25.3 13.6 -1.06 -9.43
Western Carolina 6 5 0 .545 2 4 0 .333 25.5 18.4 -3.16 -8.07
Marshall 1 10 0 .091 0 6 0 .000 8.6 28.1 -18.27 -3.36

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Mark Hutsell (East Tennessee State) 61.6
2. Steve Brown (Appalachian State) 51.2
3. Mike Pusey (Western Carolina) 48.2
4. Tim Russell (Citadel) 40.6

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Steve Brown (Appalachian State) 8.0
2. Mike Pusey (Western Carolina) 7.9
3. Mark Hutsell (East Tennessee State) 7.5
4. Tim Russell (Citadel) 7.1

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tim Russell (Citadel) 6.8
2. Mark Hutsell (East Tennessee State) 6.6
3. Steve Brown (Appalachian State) 6.6
4. Mike Pusey (Western Carolina) 5.6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Mark Hutsell (East Tennessee State) 134.2
2. Steve Brown (Appalachian State) 124.8
3. Mike Pusey (Western Carolina) 118.3
4. Tim Russell (Citadel) 116.2