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1977 Southland Conference Year Summary

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Record: 34-29-5, .537 W-L% (2nd 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 Completion Percentage

1. Keith Thibodeaux (Louisiana Tech) 52.7
2. Kennon Taylor (Arkansas State) 48.4
3. Roy Henry (Louisiana-Lafayette) 46.9

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Keith Thibodeaux (Louisiana Tech) 9.2
2. Kennon Taylor (Arkansas State) 7.4
3. Roy Henry (Louisiana-Lafayette) 6.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Keith Thibodeaux (Louisiana Tech) 6.9
2. Roy Henry (Louisiana-Lafayette) 5.5
3. Kennon Taylor (Arkansas State) 5.1

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Keith Thibodeaux (Louisiana Tech) 128.1
2. Roy Henry (Louisiana-Lafayette) 109.6
3. Kennon Taylor (Arkansas State) 106.5

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Larry Anderson (Louisiana Tech) 2

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Larry Anderson (Louisiana Tech) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Ron Irving (Louisiana-Lafayette) 2