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1977 Southland Conference Year Summary

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Record: 34-29-5, .537 W-L% (4th of 15) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -7.00 (11th of 15) ▪ SOS: -7.98 (13th of 15)

Conference Champion: Louisiana Tech

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
Louisiana Tech 9 1 2 .833 4 0 1 .900 25.4 12.3 3.17 -7.58
Louisiana-Lafayette 6 4 2 .583 2 1 2 .600 19.9 15.1 -1.55 -6.39
Texas-Arlington 5 6 0 .455 3 2 0 .600 17.0 16.8 -5.72 -4.82
Arkansas State 7 4 0 .636 2 3 0 .400 16.7 19.5 -10.98 -10.43
McNeese State 5 5 1 .500 1 3 1 .300 13.5 14.4 -9.82 -9.28
Lamar 2 9 0 .182 1 4 0 .200 11.2 19.5 -17.12 -9.39

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1977-12-17 Independence Bowl Louisiana Tech 24 Louisville 14 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Keith Thibodeaux (LATECH) 137
2. Roy Henry (LALAF) 129
3. Kennon Taylor (ARST) 92
4. Jim Morvant (MCNST) 42
5. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 41
6. Terry McFarland (MCNST) 38
7. Rick Young (LALAF) 26
8. Chris Frederick (LAMAR) 20
9. Bruce Turner (LAMAR) 12
  Craig Bradshaw (LATECH) 12

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Keith Thibodeaux (LATECH) 52.7
2. Kennon Taylor (ARST) 48.4
3. Roy Henry (LALAF) 46.9

Passing Yards

1. Keith Thibodeaux (LATECH) 2384
2. Roy Henry (LALAF) 1812
3. Kennon Taylor (ARST) 1404
4. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 598
5. Terry McFarland (MCNST) 495
6. Jim Morvant (MCNST) 480
7. Rick Young (LALAF) 315
8. Chris Frederick (LAMAR) 238
9. J.J. Johnson (LAMAR) 202
10. Craig Bradshaw (LATECH) 143

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Keith Thibodeaux (LATECH) 9.2
2. Kennon Taylor (ARST) 7.4
3. Roy Henry (LALAF) 6.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Keith Thibodeaux (LATECH) 6.9
2. Roy Henry (LALAF) 5.5
3. Kennon Taylor (ARST) 5.1

Passing Touchdowns

1. Roy Henry (LALAF) 14
2. Keith Thibodeaux (LATECH) 9
3. Kennon Taylor (ARST) 5
4. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 4
5. Jim Morvant (MCNST) 3

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Keith Thibodeaux (LATECH) 128.1
2. Roy Henry (LALAF) 109.6
3. Kennon Taylor (ARST) 106.5

Rush Attempts

1. John Henry White (LATECH) 261
2. Derrick Jensen (TXARL) 233
3. Kennon Taylor (ARST) 130
  Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 130
5. Allen Strambler (LALAF) 123
6. Kevin Bell (LAMAR) 121
7. Larry Lawrence (ARST) 120
8. Joe Griffin (ARST) 115
9. Jimmy Bailey (TXARL) 112
10. Barry Herbert (LALAF) 101

Rushing Yards

1. Derrick Jensen (TXARL) 1119
2. John Henry White (LATECH) 1094
3. Joe Griffin (ARST) 635
4. Kevin Bell (LAMAR) 515
5. Jimmy Bailey (TXARL) 495
6. Larry Lawrence (ARST) 480
7. Artie Shankle (MCNST) 479
8. Allen Strambler (LALAF) 473
9. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 446
10. Jeff Bergeron (LAMAR) 426

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Joe Griffin (ARST) 5.5
2. Artie Shankle (MCNST) 4.8
3. Derrick Jensen (TXARL) 4.8
4. Jimmy Bailey (TXARL) 4.4
5. Jeff Bergeron (LAMAR) 4.3
6. Kevin Bell (LAMAR) 4.3
7. John Henry White (LATECH) 4.2
8. Barry Herbert (LALAF) 4.1
9. Tommy Foulks (ARST) 4.0
10. Larry Lawrence (ARST) 4.0

Receiving Yards

1. Rod Foppe (LATECH) 1274
2. Dikki Dyson (ARST) 710
3. David Gray (LALAF) 582
4. Calvin James (LALAF) 574
5. Larry McCartney (LATECH) 504
6. Jimmy Wicks (ARST) 353
7. Richard Ellender (MCNST) 292
8. David Reidmiller (LALAF) 269
9. Scott Burt (TXARL) 246
10. Alan Heisser (MCNST) 224

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Rod Foppe (LATECH) 21.6
2. David Gray (LALAF) 19.4
3. Larry McCartney (LATECH) 18.7
4. Dikki Dyson (ARST) 17.8
5. Jimmy Wicks (ARST) 14.1
6. Calvin James (LALAF) 14.0
7. John Henry White (LATECH) 8.1

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Calvin James (LALAF) 6
2. Rod Foppe (LATECH) 5
3. Jimmy Wicks (ARST) 3
  David Gray (LALAF) 3
5. Larry McCartney (LATECH) 2
  David Reidmiller (LALAF) 2
  Nat Durant (LALAF) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. John Henry White (LATECH) 287
2. Derrick Jensen (TXARL) 244
3. Allen Strambler (LALAF) 134
4. Kennon Taylor (ARST) 130
  Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 130
6. Kevin Bell (LAMAR) 126
7. Larry Lawrence (ARST) 124
8. Jimmy Bailey (TXARL) 117
9. Joe Griffin (ARST) 115
10. Barry Herbert (LALAF) 113

Yards From Scrimmage

1. John Henry White (LATECH) 1305
2. Rod Foppe (LATECH) 1274
3. Derrick Jensen (TXARL) 1232
4. Dikki Dyson (ARST) 710
5. Joe Griffin (ARST) 635
6. Calvin James (LALAF) 585
7. David Gray (LALAF) 582
8. Kevin Bell (LAMAR) 570
9. Barry Herbert (LALAF) 562
10. Jimmy Bailey (TXARL) 541

Total Plays

1. Keith Thibodeaux (LATECH) 340
2. Roy Henry (LALAF) 327
3. Kennon Taylor (ARST) 320
4. John Henry White (LATECH) 261
5. Derrick Jensen (TXARL) 233
6. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 222
7. Jim Morvant (MCNST) 193
8. Terry McFarland (MCNST) 147
9. Bruce Turner (LAMAR) 135
10. Allen Strambler (LALAF) 123

Total Yards

1. Keith Thibodeaux (LATECH) 2325
2. Kennon Taylor (ARST) 1689
3. Roy Henry (LALAF) 1675
4. Derrick Jensen (TXARL) 1119
5. John Henry White (LATECH) 1094
6. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 1044
7. Terry McFarland (MCNST) 636
8. Joe Griffin (ARST) 635
9. Jim Morvant (MCNST) 531
10. Kevin Bell (LAMAR) 515