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1981 Southern Conference Year Summary

Previous Year

Record: 43-40-4, .517 W-L% (9th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -6.84 (12th of 14) ▪ SOS: -6.91 (12th of 14)

Conference Champion: Furman

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
Furman 8 3 0 .727 5 2 0 .714 26.6 19.1 -0.06 -7.43
Virginia Military Institute 6 3 1 .650 3 1 1 .700 16.5 15.6 -4.15 -5.75
East Tennessee State 6 5 0 .545 4 2 0 .667 17.4 21.1 -9.91 -8.01
Chattanooga 7 3 1 .682 3 2 1 .583 19.7 15.6 -2.87 -7.87
Citadel 7 3 1 .682 3 2 1 .583 22.9 13.7 -0.17 -7.53
Western Carolina 4 7 0 .364 3 4 0 .429 21.3 27.0 -10.82 -6.00
Appalachian State 3 7 1 .318 1 5 1 .214 21.5 18.3 -7.19 -6.28
Marshall 2 9 0 .182 1 5 0 .167 8.5 25.8 -19.53 -6.44

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Ronnie Mixon (WCAR) 158
2. Randy Joyce (APPST) 157
3. Steve Woods (CHAT) 141
4. Kelly Raber (VAMI) 110
5. Tim Sorrells (FURM) 78
6. Stan Goodson (APPST) 73
7. Scott Nault (ETNST) 63
8. Tony Konopka (MARSH) 57
9. Tracey Shrader (CIT) 56
10. Ted Carpenter (MARSH) 55

Pass Attempts

1. Ronnie Mixon (WCAR) 287
2. Steve Woods (CHAT) 282
3. Randy Joyce (APPST) 275
4. Kelly Raber (VAMI) 215
5. Tim Sorrells (FURM) 181
6. Stan Goodson (APPST) 158
7. Tony Konopka (MARSH) 122
8. Scott Nault (ETNST) 116
9. Ted Carpenter (MARSH) 114
10. Tracey Shrader (CIT) 102

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Randy Joyce (APPST) 57.1
2. Ronnie Mixon (WCAR) 55.1
3. Kelly Raber (VAMI) 51.2
4. Steve Woods (CHAT) 50.0
5. Stan Goodson (APPST) 46.2
6. Tim Sorrells (FURM) 43.1

Passing Yards

1. Steve Woods (CHAT) 1971
2. Randy Joyce (APPST) 1871
3. Ronnie Mixon (WCAR) 1820
4. Kelly Raber (VAMI) 1450
5. Tim Sorrells (FURM) 1073
6. Stan Goodson (APPST) 872
7. Tracey Shrader (CIT) 807
8. Ted Carpenter (MARSH) 758
9. Scott Nault (ETNST) 645
10. Tony Konopka (MARSH) 621

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Steve Woods (CHAT) 7.0
2. Randy Joyce (APPST) 6.8
3. Kelly Raber (VAMI) 6.7
4. Ronnie Mixon (WCAR) 6.3
5. Tim Sorrells (FURM) 5.9
6. Stan Goodson (APPST) 5.5

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Steve Woods (CHAT) 5.7
2. Kelly Raber (VAMI) 5.3
3. Randy Joyce (APPST) 5.0
4. Stan Goodson (APPST) 4.9
5. Ronnie Mixon (WCAR) 4.3
6. Tim Sorrells (FURM) 3.8

Passing Touchdowns

1. Steve Woods (CHAT) 13
2. Tim Sorrells (FURM) 10
3. Randy Joyce (APPST) 9
  Ronnie Mixon (WCAR) 9
5. Kelly Raber (VAMI) 7
6. Tracey Shrader (CIT) 6
  Stan Goodson (APPST) 6
8. Scott Nault (ETNST) 5
9. Gerald Toney (CIT) 3
  Ted Carpenter (MARSH) 3

Passing Interceptions

1. Ronnie Mixon (WCAR) 17
2. Randy Joyce (APPST) 15
3. Steve Woods (CHAT) 14
4. Tim Sorrells (FURM) 13
5. Tony Konopka (MARSH) 11
6. Kelly Raber (VAMI) 10
7. Ted Carpenter (MARSH) 8
8. Scott Nault (ETNST) 7
9. David Charpia (FURM) 5
  Stan Goodson (APPST) 5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Randy Joyce (APPST) 114.1
2. Steve Woods (CHAT) 114.0
3. Kelly Raber (VAMI) 109.3
4. Ronnie Mixon (WCAR) 106.8
5. Stan Goodson (APPST) 98.8
6. Tim Sorrells (FURM) 96.8

Rush Attempts

1. Floyd Allen (VAMI) 264
2. Melvin Dorsey (WCAR) 223
3. Larry Fourqurean (MARSH) 197
  Stanford Jennings (FURM) 197
5. Danny Miller (CIT) 191
6. Earl Ferrell (ETNST) 160
7. Alvin Parker (APPST) 137
8. Wilford Alston (CIT) 130
9. Scott Nault (ETNST) 118
10. Richard Dill (ETNST) 110

Rushing Yards

1. Stanford Jennings (FURM) 1168
2. Danny Miller (CIT) 1138
3. Melvin Dorsey (WCAR) 911
4. Floyd Allen (VAMI) 861
5. Earl Ferrell (ETNST) 860
6. Larry Fourqurean (MARSH) 843
7. Alvin Parker (APPST) 766
8. Wilford Alston (CIT) 652
9. Dennis Williams (FURM) 535
10. Tim Martin (APPST) 468

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tim Martin (APPST) 6.8
2. Danny Miller (CIT) 6.0
3. Stanford Jennings (FURM) 5.9
4. Alvin Parker (APPST) 5.6
5. Dennis Williams (FURM) 5.4
6. Earl Ferrell (ETNST) 5.4
7. Brothel Cole (FURM) 5.3
8. Wilford Alston (CIT) 5.0
9. Welton Ellison (CHAT) 4.6
10. Dennis King (CHAT) 4.4

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Floyd Allen (VAMI) 12
2. Danny Miller (CIT) 11
  Stanford Jennings (FURM) 11
4. Melvin Dorsey (WCAR) 10
5. Earl Ferrell (ETNST) 8
6. Alvin Parker (APPST) 7
7. Brothel Cole (FURM) 6
8. Wilford Alston (CIT) 5
  Scott Nault (ETNST) 5
10. Welton Ellison (CHAT) 4
  Steve Woods (CHAT) 4

Receiving Yards

1. Jeff Dean (WCAR) 839
2. Tony Jackson (CHAT) 706
3. Jerome McDaniel (APPST) 700
4. Darnel Richardson (MARSH) 690
5. Willie Gillespie (CHAT) 623
6. Byron Walker (CIT) 564
7. Teddy Gottwald (VAMI) 385
8. Dennis Wright (FURM) 371
9. Murphy (APPST) 352
10. Terry Clark (FURM) 337

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Dennis Wright (FURM) 16.9
2. Willie Gillespie (CHAT) 16.8
3. Tony Jackson (CHAT) 16.8
4. Murphy (APPST) 16.8
5. Byron Walker (CIT) 16.1
6. Terry Clark (FURM) 16.0
7. Teddy Gottwald (VAMI) 15.4
8. Tom Radle (VAMI) 15.3
9. Jerome McDaniel (APPST) 14.3
10. Jeff Dean (WCAR) 14.0

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Floyd Allen (VAMI) 271
2. Melvin Dorsey (WCAR) 248
3. Stanford Jennings (FURM) 221
4. Larry Fourqurean (MARSH) 205
5. Danny Miller (CIT) 200
6. Earl Ferrell (ETNST) 181
7. Alvin Parker (APPST) 155
8. Wilford Alston (CIT) 139
9. Scott Nault (ETNST) 118
10. Richard Dill (ETNST) 115

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Stanford Jennings (FURM) 1351
2. Danny Miller (CIT) 1198
3. Melvin Dorsey (WCAR) 1049
4. Earl Ferrell (ETNST) 1004
5. Floyd Allen (VAMI) 939
6. Alvin Parker (APPST) 889
7. Larry Fourqurean (MARSH) 884
8. Jeff Dean (WCAR) 839
9. Wilford Alston (CIT) 773
10. Tim Martin (APPST) 735

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Floyd Allen (VAMI) 13
2. Danny Miller (CIT) 12
  Stanford Jennings (FURM) 12
4. Melvin Dorsey (WCAR) 10
5. Earl Ferrell (ETNST) 9
6. Alvin Parker (APPST) 8
7. Brothel Cole (FURM) 6
  Derek Jenkins (APPST) 6
9. Tony Jackson (CHAT) 5
  Byron Walker (CIT) 5
  Wilford Alston (CIT) 5
  Welton Ellison (CHAT) 5
  Scott Nault (ETNST) 5

Total Plays

1. Steve Woods (CHAT) 371
2. Ronnie Mixon (WCAR) 350
3. Randy Joyce (APPST) 308
4. Kelly Raber (VAMI) 294
5. Floyd Allen (VAMI) 264
6. Tim Sorrells (FURM) 248
7. Scott Nault (ETNST) 234
8. Melvin Dorsey (WCAR) 224
9. Ted Carpenter (MARSH) 204
10. Stanford Jennings (FURM) 198
  Stan Goodson (APPST) 198

Total Yards

1. Steve Woods (CHAT) 1926
2. Randy Joyce (APPST) 1808
3. Ronnie Mixon (WCAR) 1625
4. Kelly Raber (VAMI) 1479
5. Tim Sorrells (FURM) 1297
6. Stanford Jennings (FURM) 1168
7. Danny Miller (CIT) 1138
8. Tracey Shrader (CIT) 999
9. Stan Goodson (APPST) 967
10. Melvin Dorsey (WCAR) 911

Total Touchdowns

1. Steve Woods (CHAT) 17
2. Tim Sorrells (FURM) 13
3. Floyd Allen (VAMI) 12
4. Danny Miller (CIT) 11
  Stanford Jennings (FURM) 11
6. Melvin Dorsey (WCAR) 10
  Scott Nault (ETNST) 10
8. Randy Joyce (APPST) 9
  Ronnie Mixon (WCAR) 9
10. Earl Ferrell (ETNST) 8
  Kelly Raber (VAMI) 8