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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 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 Efficiency Rating

1. Larry Haynes (LAMAR) 121.4
2. Gene Bradley (ARST) 86.7

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

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

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. Tony Felder (TXARL) 69
  Lee Charles Wright (ARST) 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

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