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1979 Southland Conference Leaders

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Record: 36-29-2, .552 W-L% (2nd of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -3.66 (9th of 14) ▪ SOS: -5.69 (12th of 14)

Conference Champion: McNeese State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Larry Haynes (LAMAR) 233
2. Gene Bradley (ARST) 91
3. Mark Buchanan (LATECH) 60
4. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 52
5. Dwight Prudhomme (LALAF) 46
  Eric Barkley (LATECH) 46
7. Chad Millet (MCNST) 42
8. Hal King (LALAF) 31
9. Matt Dunigan (LATECH) 26
10. Wendell Lejeune (MCNST) 15
11. Phillip Reynolds (LALAF) 8
12. Johnny Spears (MCNST) 6
13. Mike Long (LAMAR) 5
14. Mark Smith (TXARL) 3
15. Rodney Smith (LALAF) 2
Pass Attempts
1. Larry Haynes (LAMAR) 402
2. Gene Bradley (ARST) 198
3. Mark Buchanan (LATECH) 128
4. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 121
  Dwight Prudhomme (LALAF) 121
6. Chad Millet (MCNST) 106
7. Eric Barkley (LATECH) 99
8. Hal King (LALAF) 82
9. Matt Dunigan (LATECH) 59
10. Wendell Lejeune (MCNST) 35
11. Phillip Reynolds (LALAF) 26
12. Johnny Spears (MCNST) 14
13. Mark Smith (TXARL) 9
14. Mike Long (LAMAR) 6
15. Rodney Smith (LALAF) 5
16. Alex Herman (ARST) 2
  George Yates (LATECH) 2
  Joe Slayton (ARST) 2
  Jeff Bruno (TXARL) 2
  Guy Lissak (TXARL) 2
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Larry Haynes (LAMAR) 58.0
2. Gene Bradley (ARST) 46.0
Passing Yards
1. Larry Haynes (LAMAR) 2641
2. Gene Bradley (ARST) 1091
3. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 907
4. Mark Buchanan (LATECH) 840
5. Chad Millet (MCNST) 667
6. Dwight Prudhomme (LALAF) 594
7. Hal King (LALAF) 444
8. Eric Barkley (LATECH) 430
9. Matt Dunigan (LATECH) 330
10. Wendell Lejeune (MCNST) 260
11. Phillip Reynolds (LALAF) 90
12. Mike Long (LAMAR) 79
13. Rodney Smith (LALAF) 75
14. Johnny Spears (MCNST) 49
15. Mark Smith (TXARL) 42
16. Don DeLeo (TXARL) 25
17. Joe Slayton (ARST) 21
18. David Newcomb (TXARL) 15
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Larry Haynes (LAMAR) 6.6
2. Gene Bradley (ARST) 5.5
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Larry Haynes (LAMAR) 5.6
2. Gene Bradley (ARST) 2.4
Passing Touchdowns
1. Larry Haynes (LAMAR) 21
2. Gene Bradley (ARST) 7
3. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 5
4. Chad Millet (MCNST) 4
  Hal King (LALAF) 4
  Mark Buchanan (LATECH) 4
7. Mike Long (LAMAR) 3
8. Matt Dunigan (LATECH) 2
  Dwight Prudhomme (LALAF) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Larry Haynes (LAMAR) 18
2. Gene Bradley (ARST) 17
3. Mark Buchanan (LATECH) 13
  Dwight Prudhomme (LALAF) 13
5. Hal King (LALAF) 8
  Chad Millet (MCNST) 8
7. Eric Barkley (LATECH) 6
  Matt Dunigan (LATECH) 6
9. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 5
10. Phillip Reynolds (LALAF) 4
11. Wendell Lejeune (MCNST) 3
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Larry Haynes (LAMAR) 121.4
2. Gene Bradley (ARST) 86.7
Rush Attempts
1. Artie Shankle (MCNST) 202
2. Rodney Smith (LALAF) 185
3. Anthony Williams (ARST) 173
4. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 146
5. Theron McClendon (MCNST) 124
6. Gene Bradley (ARST) 122
7. Oliver Hadnot (MCNST) 121
8. Ben Booker (LAMAR) 113
9. Floyd Dorsey (LAMAR) 94
10. Jessie Clark (LATECH) 92
11. George Yates (LATECH) 88
12. Mark Buchanan (LATECH) 84
  Chad Millet (MCNST) 84
14. Rusty Miller (LALAF) 83
15. Bobby Young (ARST) 81
16. Bill McClesky (TXARL) 79
17. Kent Sharp (TXARL) 72
18. Mike Piwonka (TXARL) 65
19. Tony Felder (TXARL) 63
20. Lee Charles Wright (ARST) 61
  Waddell Kelly (ARST) 61
  Phillip Jessie (TXARL) 61
Rushing Yards
1. Artie Shankle (MCNST) 853
2. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 798
3. Anthony Williams (ARST) 789
4. Rodney Smith (LALAF) 782
5. Oliver Hadnot (MCNST) 544
6. Theron McClendon (MCNST) 473
7. Jessie Clark (LATECH) 443
8. Ben Booker (LAMAR) 386
9. Floyd Dorsey (LAMAR) 383
10. Kent Sharp (TXARL) 374
11. Rusty Miller (LALAF) 352
12. Gene Bradley (ARST) 350
13. Bobby Young (ARST) 345
14. Phillip Jessie (TXARL) 336
15. Tony Felder (TXARL) 317
16. Bill McClesky (TXARL) 298
17. Lee Charles Wright (ARST) 285
18. Mike Piwonka (TXARL) 281
19. George Yates (LATECH) 273
  Mark Buchanan (LATECH) 273
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 5.5
2. Kent Sharp (TXARL) 5.2
3. Jessie Clark (LATECH) 4.8
4. Anthony Williams (ARST) 4.6
5. Oliver Hadnot (MCNST) 4.5
6. Bobby Young (ARST) 4.3
7. Rusty Miller (LALAF) 4.2
8. Rodney Smith (LALAF) 4.2
9. Artie Shankle (MCNST) 4.2
10. Floyd Dorsey (LAMAR) 4.1
11. Theron McClendon (MCNST) 3.8
12. Bill McClesky (TXARL) 3.8
13. Ben Booker (LAMAR) 3.4
14. Mark Buchanan (LATECH) 3.2
15. George Yates (LATECH) 3.1
16. Gene Bradley (ARST) 2.9
17. Chad Millet (MCNST) 2.6
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 10
2. Artie Shankle (MCNST) 8
3. Phillip Jessie (TXARL) 7
4. Theron McClendon (MCNST) 6
5. Mike Piwonka (TXARL) 5
  Anthony Williams (ARST) 5
7. Kent Sharp (TXARL) 4
  Gene Bradley (ARST) 4
  George Yates (LATECH) 4
  Larry Haynes (LAMAR) 4
11. Dwight Prudhomme (LALAF) 3
  Chad Millet (MCNST) 3
  Rodney Smith (LALAF) 3
  Tony Felder (TXARL) 3
15. Floyd Dorsey (LAMAR) 2
  Hal King (LALAF) 2
  Mark Buchanan (LATECH) 2
  Gerald Polaski (MCNST) 2
  Bobby Young (ARST) 2
  John Johnson (TXARL) 2
  Lee Charles Wright (ARST) 2
  Percy Bruce (LAMAR) 2
Receptions
1. Howard Robinson (LAMAR) 59
2. Alfred Mask (LAMAR) 38
3. Ben Booker (LAMAR) 31
4. Sam Choice (LAMAR) 28
  Mike Ellis (LAMAR) 28
6. Harry Price (MCNST) 23
7. Anthony Williams (ARST) 22
8. Gary Lewis (TXARL) 21
  Freddie Brown (LATECH) 21
10. Curtis Calhoun (LALAF) 18
11. Floyd Dorsey (LAMAR) 15
12. Rodney Smith (LALAF) 14
  Jesse Cavil (LAMAR) 14
  George Yates (LATECH) 14
  Jerome Miller (ARST) 14
  Scott Coates (LATECH) 14
17. Lester Mills (LATECH) 12
  Leland Padgett (LATECH) 12
  Steve Dutnell (LALAF) 12
  Randy Branch (MCNST) 12
Receiving Yards
1. Howard Robinson (LAMAR) 840
2. Alfred Mask (LAMAR) 525
3. Gary Lewis (TXARL) 487
4. Sam Choice (LAMAR) 351
5. Harry Price (MCNST) 331
6. Freddie Brown (LATECH) 300
7. Jesse Cavil (LAMAR) 281
8. Jerome Miller (ARST) 246
9. Leland Padgett (LATECH) 234
10. Randy Branch (MCNST) 217
11. Mike Ellis (LAMAR) 209
12. Curtis Calhoun (LALAF) 202
13. Scott Coates (LATECH) 198
14. Ben Booker (LAMAR) 179
15. Alex Herman (ARST) 173
16. David Gray (LALAF) 156
  Rodney Smith (LALAF) 156
  Kevin Sigue (LALAF) 156
19. Steve Dutnell (LALAF) 155
20. Curtis Clay (ARST) 153
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Gary Lewis (TXARL) 23.2
2. Harry Price (MCNST) 14.4
3. Freddie Brown (LATECH) 14.3
4. Howard Robinson (LAMAR) 14.2
5. Alfred Mask (LAMAR) 13.8
6. Sam Choice (LAMAR) 12.5
7. Mike Ellis (LAMAR) 7.5
8. Ben Booker (LAMAR) 5.8
9. Anthony Williams (ARST) 5.6
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Howard Robinson (LAMAR) 12
2. Harry Price (MCNST) 4
  Gary Lewis (TXARL) 4
  Alfred Mask (LAMAR) 4
5. Jesse Cavil (LAMAR) 3
6. George Yates (LATECH) 2
  Kevin Sigue (LALAF) 2
  Jerome Miller (ARST) 2
  Leland Padgett (LATECH) 2
  Ben Booker (LAMAR) 2
  Curtis Calhoun (LALAF) 2
  Percy Bruce (LAMAR) 2
  Jerry Mack (ARST) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Artie Shankle (MCNST) 205
2. Rodney Smith (LALAF) 199
3. Anthony Williams (ARST) 195
4. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 146
5. Ben Booker (LAMAR) 144
6. Theron McClendon (MCNST) 127
  Oliver Hadnot (MCNST) 127
8. Gene Bradley (ARST) 122
9. Floyd Dorsey (LAMAR) 109
10. George Yates (LATECH) 102
11. Jessie Clark (LATECH) 99
12. Bobby Young (ARST) 91
13. Rusty Miller (LALAF) 89
14. Mark Buchanan (LATECH) 85
  Chad Millet (MCNST) 85
16. Bill McClesky (TXARL) 80
17. Kent Sharp (TXARL) 76
18. Mike Ellis (LAMAR) 72
19. Lee Charles Wright (ARST) 69
  Tony Felder (TXARL) 69
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Rodney Smith (LALAF) 938
2. Anthony Williams (ARST) 912
3. Artie Shankle (MCNST) 906
4. Howard Robinson (LAMAR) 849
5. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 798
6. Oliver Hadnot (MCNST) 579
7. Ben Booker (LAMAR) 565
8. Alfred Mask (LAMAR) 525
9. Jessie Clark (LATECH) 497
10. Theron McClendon (MCNST) 496
11. Gary Lewis (TXARL) 487
12. Floyd Dorsey (LAMAR) 466
13. Bobby Young (ARST) 438
  Mike Ellis (LAMAR) 438
15. Kent Sharp (TXARL) 410
16. Rusty Miller (LALAF) 399
17. Tony Felder (TXARL) 392
18. Phillip Jessie (TXARL) 377
19. Sam Choice (LAMAR) 351
20. Gene Bradley (ARST) 350
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Howard Robinson (LAMAR) 12
2. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 10
3. Artie Shankle (MCNST) 8
4. Phillip Jessie (TXARL) 7
5. Theron McClendon (MCNST) 6
  Anthony Williams (ARST) 6
  George Yates (LATECH) 6
8. Mike Piwonka (TXARL) 5
9. Larry Haynes (LAMAR) 4
  Gene Bradley (ARST) 4
  Rodney Smith (LALAF) 4
  Kent Sharp (TXARL) 4
  Alfred Mask (LAMAR) 4
  Gary Lewis (TXARL) 4
  Harry Price (MCNST) 4
  Tony Felder (TXARL) 4
  Percy Bruce (LAMAR) 4
18. Jesse Cavil (LAMAR) 3
  Dwight Prudhomme (LALAF) 3
  Chad Millet (MCNST) 3
Total Plays
1. Larry Haynes (LAMAR) 451
2. Gene Bradley (ARST) 320
3. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 267
4. Mark Buchanan (LATECH) 212
5. Artie Shankle (MCNST) 202
6. Rodney Smith (LALAF) 190
  Chad Millet (MCNST) 190
8. Dwight Prudhomme (LALAF) 179
9. Anthony Williams (ARST) 173
10. Hal King (LALAF) 140
11. Eric Barkley (LATECH) 128
12. Theron McClendon (MCNST) 124
13. Oliver Hadnot (MCNST) 121
14. Ben Booker (LAMAR) 113
15. Matt Dunigan (LATECH) 101
16. Floyd Dorsey (LAMAR) 94
17. Jessie Clark (LATECH) 92
18. George Yates (LATECH) 90
19. Rusty Miller (LALAF) 83
20. Bobby Young (ARST) 81
Total Yards
1. Larry Haynes (LAMAR) 2428
2. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 1705
3. Gene Bradley (ARST) 1441
4. Mark Buchanan (LATECH) 1113
5. Chad Millet (MCNST) 882
6. Rodney Smith (LALAF) 857
7. Artie Shankle (MCNST) 853
8. Anthony Williams (ARST) 789
9. Dwight Prudhomme (LALAF) 579
10. Oliver Hadnot (MCNST) 544
11. Theron McClendon (MCNST) 473
12. Jessie Clark (LATECH) 443
13. Hal King (LALAF) 430
14. Ben Booker (LAMAR) 386
15. Floyd Dorsey (LAMAR) 383
16. Eric Barkley (LATECH) 375
17. Kent Sharp (TXARL) 374
18. Matt Dunigan (LATECH) 361
19. Rusty Miller (LALAF) 352
20. Bobby Young (ARST) 345
Total Touchdowns
1. Larry Haynes (LAMAR) 25
2. Roy Dewalt (TXARL) 15
3. Gene Bradley (ARST) 11
4. Artie Shankle (MCNST) 8
5. Phillip Jessie (TXARL) 7
  Chad Millet (MCNST) 7
7. Theron McClendon (MCNST) 6
  Hal King (LALAF) 6
  Mark Buchanan (LATECH) 6
10. Dwight Prudhomme (LALAF) 5
  Mike Piwonka (TXARL) 5
  Anthony Williams (ARST) 5
13. George Yates (LATECH) 4
  Kent Sharp (TXARL) 4
15. Matt Dunigan (LATECH) 3
  Tony Felder (TXARL) 3
  Rodney Smith (LALAF) 3
  Mike Long (LAMAR) 3
19. Lee Charles Wright (ARST) 2
  John Johnson (TXARL) 2
  Bobby Young (ARST) 2
  Gerald Polaski (MCNST) 2
  Floyd Dorsey (LAMAR) 2
  Percy Bruce (LAMAR) 2