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1977 Southwestern Athletic Conference Leaders

Record: 38-36-2, .513 W-L% (8th of 15) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -9.11 (13th of 15) ▪ SOS: -9.97 (15th of 15)

Conference Champion: Grambling State

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Doug Williams* (GRAM) 181
2. Melvin Williams (MSVST) 84
3. Richard Warfield (PVAM) 64
4. John Steele (ALCST) 60
5. Willie Outlaw (ALCST) 55
6. Keith Baker (TXS) 36
  Keith Baker (TXS) 36
8. Elgin Stewart (SOUTH) 24
9. Tony Harris (JCKST) 23
10. Carl Brown (TXS) 18
11. Alex Willis (SOUTH) 16
12. Lloyd Farmer (MSVST) 14
13. James Patterson (JCKST) 12
14. Ray Fontenette (SOUTH) 8
15. Willie Sears (TXS) 7
16. Essix McBride (ALCST) 6
17. Rocky Grisby (SOUTH) 4
  Brunice Warren (MSVST) 4
  Richard Wilson (SOUTH) 4
  J.A. Smith* (GRAM) 4
Pass Attempts
1. Doug Williams* (GRAM) 352
2. Richard Warfield (PVAM) 181
3. John Steele (ALCST) 160
4. Melvin Williams (MSVST) 156
5. Willie Outlaw (ALCST) 127
6. Keith Baker (TXS) 88
  Keith Baker (TXS) 88
8. Elgin Stewart (SOUTH) 66
9. Tony Harris (JCKST) 57
10. Carl Brown (TXS) 54
11. Alex Willis (SOUTH) 45
12. Lloyd Farmer (MSVST) 36
  James Patterson (JCKST) 36
14. Willie Sears (TXS) 28
  Ray Fontenette (SOUTH) 28
16. Richard Wilson (SOUTH) 19
17. Rocky Grisby (SOUTH) 18
18. Brunice Warren (MSVST) 17
19. Essix McBride (ALCST) 13
20. J.A. Smith* (GRAM) 10
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Melvin Williams (MSVST) 53.8
2. Doug Williams* (GRAM) 51.4
3. John Steele (ALCST) 37.5
4. Richard Warfield (PVAM) 35.4
Passing Yards
1. Doug Williams* (GRAM) 3286
2. Melvin Williams (MSVST) 1552
3. John Steele (ALCST) 828
4. Willie Outlaw (ALCST) 759
5. Richard Warfield (PVAM) 728
6. Elgin Stewart (SOUTH) 475
7. Keith Baker (TXS) 451
  Keith Baker (TXS) 451
9. Lloyd Farmer (MSVST) 269
10. Tony Harris (JCKST) 259
11. James Patterson (JCKST) 230
12. Alex Willis (SOUTH) 211
13. Carl Brown (TXS) 203
14. Willie Sears (TXS) 153
15. Ray Fontenette (SOUTH) 140
16. Essix McBride (ALCST) 102
17. Brunice Warren (MSVST) 74
18. Rocky Grisby (SOUTH) 60
19. Richard Wilson (SOUTH) 59
20. Maurice Griffin (MSVST) 50
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Melvin Williams (MSVST) 9.9
2. Doug Williams* (GRAM) 9.3
3. John Steele (ALCST) 5.2
4. Richard Warfield (PVAM) 4.0
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Doug Williams* (GRAM) 9.2
2. Melvin Williams (MSVST) 6.6
3. John Steele (ALCST) 1.5
Passing Touchdowns
1. Doug Williams* (GRAM) 38
2. Melvin Williams (MSVST) 5
3. John Steele (ALCST) 4
  Keith Baker (TXS) 4
  Keith Baker (TXS) 4
6. Willie Outlaw (ALCST) 3
  Tony Harris (JCKST) 3
  James Patterson (JCKST) 3
9. Ray Fontenette (SOUTH) 2
  Richard Warfield (PVAM) 2
  Rocky Grisby (SOUTH) 2
  Elgin Stewart (SOUTH) 2
  Richard Wilson (SOUTH) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Doug Williams* (GRAM) 18
  Richard Warfield (PVAM) 18
3. John Steele (ALCST) 15
4. Melvin Williams (MSVST) 14
5. Willie Outlaw (ALCST) 10
6. Tony Harris (JCKST) 8
7. Elgin Stewart (SOUTH) 7
8. Carl Brown (TXS) 6
9. Keith Baker (TXS) 5
  Richard Wilson (SOUTH) 5
  Keith Baker (TXS) 5
12. Lloyd Farmer (MSVST) 3
  Willie Sears (TXS) 3
  Rocky Grisby (SOUTH) 3
15. Michael Bryant (SOUTH) 2
  Alex Willis (SOUTH) 2
  Ray Fontenette (SOUTH) 2
  Brunice Warren (MSVST) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Doug Williams* (GRAM) 155.2
2. Melvin Williams (MSVST) 130.0
3. John Steele (ALCST) 70.5
4. Richard Warfield (PVAM) 52.9
Rush Attempts
1. Don Colquitte (TXS) 177
2. Lennis Lightfoot (ALCST) 160
3. Keith Baker (TXS) 156
  Keith Baker (TXS) 156
5. Charles Weatherspoon (PVAM) 133
6. John Newton* (GRAM) 114
  Steve O'Gilbert (PVAM) 114
  Rickey Patton (JCKST) 114
9. Henry Bush (MSVST) 111
10. George Whiteside (PVAM) 108
11. Richard Warfield (PVAM) 102
12. Randolph Knighten (SOUTH) 100
13. Jeffery Moore (JCKST) 93
14. Charles Comer (TXS) 92
15. Otis Wonsley (ALCST) 79
16. Melvin Williams (MSVST) 76
17. Reginald M. Jones (SOUTH) 74
18. Robert Parham* (GRAM) 70
19. Melvin Moncrief (JCKST) 69
20. Curtis Sims (MSVST) 68
Rushing Yards
1. Don Colquitte (TXS) 902
2. Lennis Lightfoot (ALCST) 623
3. Rickey Patton (JCKST) 604
4. Charles Comer (TXS) 590
5. John Newton* (GRAM) 562
6. Randolph Knighten (SOUTH) 553
7. Robert Parham* (GRAM) 543
8. Keith Baker (TXS) 518
  Charles Weatherspoon (PVAM) 518
  Keith Baker (TXS) 518
11. Henry Bush (MSVST) 434
12. George Whiteside (PVAM) 344
13. Jeffery Moore (JCKST) 343
14. Melvin Moncrief (JCKST) 302
15. Arthur Phillips (JCKST) 299
16. Steve O'Gilbert (PVAM) 298
17. Jimmy Raglon (TXS) 291
18. Tommy Glass (JCKST) 289
19. Michael Bryant (SOUTH) 271
20. Willie Sears (TXS) 257
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Robert Parham* (GRAM) 7.8
2. Charles Comer (TXS) 6.4
3. Randolph Knighten (SOUTH) 5.5
4. Rickey Patton (JCKST) 5.3
5. Don Colquitte (TXS) 5.1
6. John Newton* (GRAM) 4.9
7. Melvin Moncrief (JCKST) 4.4
8. Henry Bush (MSVST) 3.9
9. Charles Weatherspoon (PVAM) 3.9
10. Lennis Lightfoot (ALCST) 3.9
11. Jeffery Moore (JCKST) 3.7
12. Reginald M. Jones (SOUTH) 3.4
13. Keith Baker (TXS) 3.3
  Keith Baker (TXS) 3.3
15. George Whiteside (PVAM) 3.2
16. Otis Wonsley (ALCST) 2.9
17. Steve O'Gilbert (PVAM) 2.6
18. Curtis Sims (MSVST) 2.0
19. Richard Warfield (PVAM) 1.0
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Richard Warfield (PVAM) 9
  Keith Baker (TXS) 9
  Keith Baker (TXS) 9
4. Ricky Banks (MSVST) 8
5. Rickey Patton (JCKST) 7
6. Don Colquitte (TXS) 6
7. Duane Jones (MSVST) 5
  Jimmy Raglon (TXS) 5
9. Travis Weatherspoon (PVAM) 4
  Charles Comer (TXS) 4
  Jeffery Moore (JCKST) 4
  Tommy Glass (JCKST) 4
  Lennis Lightfoot (ALCST) 4
  Henry Bush (MSVST) 4
15. Mike Smith* (GRAM) 3
  Robert Parham* (GRAM) 3
  Robert Woods* (GRAM) 3
18. Melvin Williams (MSVST) 2
  John Newton* (GRAM) 2
  Kenneth Sampson* (GRAM) 2
  Curtis Sims (MSVST) 2
  Johnson (TXS) 2
  Fred Robinson (ALCST) 2
  George Whiteside (PVAM) 2
  Willie Sears (TXS) 2
  Kenneth Mazeke (TXS) 2
  Willie Outlaw (ALCST) 2
  Steve O'Gilbert (PVAM) 2
  Charles Weatherspoon (PVAM) 2
Receptions
1. Mike Moore* (GRAM) 60
2. Larry Willis (ALCST) 41
3. Robert Woods* (GRAM) 38
4. Carlos Pennywell* (GRAM) 32
  Wayland Gay (PVAM) 32
6. Ralph Staten (MSVST) 29
7. Chris Holloway (ALCST) 26
8. Donald Doaty (MSVST) 23
9. Bo Flower (MSVST) 19
10. Cordell Bailey (ALCST) 18
11. Darrell Casey (TXS) 16
12. Travis Weatherspoon (PVAM) 14
  Floyd Womack* (GRAM) 14
14. Isaac Betts (SOUTH) 13
15. Mike Smith* (GRAM) 12
  Ronald Steele (SOUTH) 12
  Lennis Lightfoot (ALCST) 12
18. Larry Hardy (JCKST) 11
  Anthony Rhone (MSVST) 11
20. Larry Marshall (SOUTH) 9
  Calvin Raley (TXS) 9
  Clarence White* (GRAM) 9
  Amos Harrison (ALCST) 9
  Henry Bush (MSVST) 9
Receiving Yards
1. Mike Moore* (GRAM) 1112
2. Larry Willis (ALCST) 764
3. Carlos Pennywell* (GRAM) 748
4. Robert Woods* (GRAM) 719
5. Ralph Staten (MSVST) 494
6. Donald Doaty (MSVST) 472
7. Chris Holloway (ALCST) 410
8. Wayland Gay (PVAM) 361
9. Anthony Rhone (MSVST) 305
10. Bo Flower (MSVST) 301
11. Isaac Betts (SOUTH) 291
12. Darrell Casey (TXS) 284
13. Cordell Bailey (ALCST) 239
14. Ronald Steele (SOUTH) 234
15. Larry Hardy (JCKST) 233
16. Travis Weatherspoon (PVAM) 185
17. Floyd Womack* (GRAM) 151
18. Mike Smith* (GRAM) 150
19. Henry Bush (MSVST) 148
20. Calvin Raley (TXS) 141
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Carlos Pennywell* (GRAM) 23.4
2. Donald Doaty (MSVST) 20.5
3. Robert Woods* (GRAM) 18.9
4. Larry Willis (ALCST) 18.6
5. Mike Moore* (GRAM) 18.5
6. Ralph Staten (MSVST) 17.0
7. Bo Flower (MSVST) 15.8
8. Chris Holloway (ALCST) 15.8
9. Wayland Gay (PVAM) 11.3
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Mike Moore* (GRAM) 12
2. Carlos Pennywell* (GRAM) 9
3. Robert Woods* (GRAM) 6
4. Darrell Casey (TXS) 4
  Larry Willis (ALCST) 4
6. Mike Smith* (GRAM) 3
  Bo Flower (MSVST) 3
  Ronald Steele (SOUTH) 3
  Larry Hardy (JCKST) 3
10. Travis Weatherspoon (PVAM) 2
  Duane Jones (MSVST) 2
  Larry Marshall (SOUTH) 2
  Arthur Phillips (JCKST) 2
  Ralph Staten (MSVST) 2
  Gregory Tisdon (SOUTH) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Don Colquitte (TXS) 181
2. Lennis Lightfoot (ALCST) 172
3. Keith Baker (TXS) 156
  Keith Baker (TXS) 156
5. Charles Weatherspoon (PVAM) 135
6. Henry Bush (MSVST) 120
7. Steve O'Gilbert (PVAM) 118
  Rickey Patton (JCKST) 118
  John Newton* (GRAM) 118
10. George Whiteside (PVAM) 111
11. Richard Warfield (PVAM) 102
12. Randolph Knighten (SOUTH) 100
13. Charles Comer (TXS) 97
14. Jeffery Moore (JCKST) 96
15. Otis Wonsley (ALCST) 85
16. Robert Woods* (GRAM) 84
17. Travis Weatherspoon (PVAM) 80
18. Reginald M. Jones (SOUTH) 78
19. Melvin Williams (MSVST) 76
20. Robert Parham* (GRAM) 74
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Mike Moore* (GRAM) 1112
2. Robert Woods* (GRAM) 929
3. Don Colquitte (TXS) 914
4. Larry Willis (ALCST) 764
5. Carlos Pennywell* (GRAM) 748
6. Lennis Lightfoot (ALCST) 735
7. Rickey Patton (JCKST) 670
8. Charles Comer (TXS) 615
9. John Newton* (GRAM) 612
10. Robert Parham* (GRAM) 593
11. Henry Bush (MSVST) 582
12. Randolph Knighten (SOUTH) 553
13. Charles Weatherspoon (PVAM) 552
14. Keith Baker (TXS) 518
  Keith Baker (TXS) 518
16. Donald Doaty (MSVST) 516
17. Ralph Staten (MSVST) 494
18. Chris Holloway (ALCST) 410
19. Travis Weatherspoon (PVAM) 391
20. Arthur Phillips (JCKST) 380
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Mike Moore* (GRAM) 12
2. Keith Baker (TXS) 9
  Robert Woods* (GRAM) 9
  Richard Warfield (PVAM) 9
  Keith Baker (TXS) 9
  Carlos Pennywell* (GRAM) 9
7. Ricky Banks (MSVST) 8
8. Duane Jones (MSVST) 7
  Rickey Patton (JCKST) 7
10. Mike Smith* (GRAM) 6
  Travis Weatherspoon (PVAM) 6
  Don Colquitte (TXS) 6
13. Jimmy Raglon (TXS) 5
  Lennis Lightfoot (ALCST) 5
15. Larry Willis (ALCST) 4
  Darrell Casey (TXS) 4
  Jeffery Moore (JCKST) 4
  Tommy Glass (JCKST) 4
  Charles Comer (TXS) 4
  Henry Bush (MSVST) 4
Total Plays
1. Doug Williams* (GRAM) 377
2. Richard Warfield (PVAM) 283
3. Keith Baker (TXS) 244
  Keith Baker (TXS) 244
5. Melvin Williams (MSVST) 232
6. Don Colquitte (TXS) 177
  John Steele (ALCST) 177
8. Willie Outlaw (ALCST) 173
9. Lennis Lightfoot (ALCST) 160
10. Charles Weatherspoon (PVAM) 133
11. John Newton* (GRAM) 114
  Steve O'Gilbert (PVAM) 114
  Rickey Patton (JCKST) 114
14. Henry Bush (MSVST) 111
15. Tony Harris (JCKST) 108
  George Whiteside (PVAM) 108
17. Alex Willis (SOUTH) 104
18. Randolph Knighten (SOUTH) 100
19. James Patterson (JCKST) 97
20. Elgin Stewart (SOUTH) 95
Total Yards
1. Doug Williams* (GRAM) 3249
2. Melvin Williams (MSVST) 1346
3. Keith Baker (TXS) 969
  Keith Baker (TXS) 969
5. Don Colquitte (TXS) 902
6. Richard Warfield (PVAM) 833
7. John Steele (ALCST) 813
8. Willie Outlaw (ALCST) 794
9. Lennis Lightfoot (ALCST) 623
10. Rickey Patton (JCKST) 604
11. Charles Comer (TXS) 590
12. John Newton* (GRAM) 562
13. Randolph Knighten (SOUTH) 553
14. Robert Parham* (GRAM) 543
15. Charles Weatherspoon (PVAM) 518
16. Henry Bush (MSVST) 434
17. James Patterson (JCKST) 421
18. Willie Sears (TXS) 410
19. Elgin Stewart (SOUTH) 380
20. George Whiteside (PVAM) 344
Total Yards Per Play
1. Doug Williams* (GRAM) 8.6
Total Touchdowns
1. Doug Williams* (GRAM) 38
2. Keith Baker (TXS) 13
  Keith Baker (TXS) 13
4. Richard Warfield (PVAM) 11
5. Ricky Banks (MSVST) 8
6. Melvin Williams (MSVST) 7
  Rickey Patton (JCKST) 7
8. Don Colquitte (TXS) 6
9. Willie Outlaw (ALCST) 5
  John Steele (ALCST) 5
  Duane Jones (MSVST) 5
  Jimmy Raglon (TXS) 5
13. Travis Weatherspoon (PVAM) 4
  Henry Bush (MSVST) 4
  Lennis Lightfoot (ALCST) 4
  Jeffery Moore (JCKST) 4
  Tommy Glass (JCKST) 4
  Charles Comer (TXS) 4
  James Patterson (JCKST) 4
20. Mike Smith* (GRAM) 3
  Tony Harris (JCKST) 3
  Willie Sears (TXS) 3
  Robert Parham* (GRAM) 3
  Robert Woods* (GRAM) 3