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1979 Southland Conference Rushing Stats

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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

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17 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Roy Dewalt Texas-Arlington 146 798 5.5 10 146 798 5.5 10
2 Kent Sharp Texas-Arlington 72 374 5.2 4 4 36 9.0 0 76 410 5.4 4
3 Jessie Clark Louisiana Tech 92 443 4.8 1 7 54 7.7 0 99 497 5.0 1
4 Anthony Williams Arkansas State 173 789 4.6 5 22 123 5.6 1 195 912 4.7 6
5 Oliver Hadnot McNeese State 121 544 4.5 1 6 35 5.8 0 127 579 4.6 1
6 Bobby Young Arkansas State 81 345 4.3 2 10 93 9.3 0 91 438 4.8 2
7 Artie Shankle McNeese State 202 853 4.2 8 3 53 17.7 0 205 906 4.4 8
8 Rodney Smith Louisiana-Lafayette 185 782 4.2 3 14 156 11.1 1 199 938 4.7 4
9 Rusty Miller Louisiana-Lafayette 83 352 4.2 1 6 47 7.8 0 89 399 4.5 1
10 Floyd Dorsey Lamar 94 383 4.1 2 15 83 5.5 0 109 466 4.3 2
11 Theron McClendon McNeese State 124 473 3.8 6 3 23 7.7 0 127 496 3.9 6
12 Bill McClesky Texas-Arlington 79 298 3.8 1 1 18 18.0 0 80 316 4.0 1
13 Ben Booker Lamar 113 386 3.4 0 31 179 5.8 2 144 565 3.9 2
14 Mark Buchanan Louisiana Tech 84 273 3.3 2 1 14 14.0 0 85 287 3.4 2
15 George Yates Louisiana Tech 88 273 3.1 4 14 69 4.9 2 102 342 3.4 6
16 Gene Bradley Arkansas State 122 350 2.9 4 122 350 2.9 4
17 Chad Millet McNeese State 84 215 2.6 3 1 13 13.0 0 85 228 2.7 3