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1977 Southwestern Athletic Conference Year Summary

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Grambling State 10 1 0 .909 6 0 0 1.000 42.0 15.9 6.73 -10.00
Jackson State 8 3 0 .727 5 1 0 .833 21.0 10.2 -1.31 -10.40
Texas Southern 6 4 1 .591 3 2 1 .583 26.5 17.4 -5.98 -9.98
Mississippi Valley State 5 5 0 .500 2 4 0 .333 21.6 19.3 -11.39 -10.79
Alcorn State 3 8 0 .273 2 4 0 .333 14.8 22.7 -17.10 -9.19
Southern 3 7 1 .318 1 4 1 .250 14.8 21.9 -15.39 -9.12
Prairie View A&M 3 8 0 .273 1 5 0 .167 14.5 27.9 -19.35 -10.35

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
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
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
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. Keith Baker (TXS) 4
  John Steele (ALCST) 4
  Keith Baker (TXS) 4
6. Willie Outlaw (ALCST) 3
  Tony Harris (JCKST) 3
  James Patterson (JCKST) 3
9. Richard Wilson (SOUTH) 2
  Richard Warfield (PVAM) 2
  Ray Fontenette (SOUTH) 2
  Elgin Stewart (SOUTH) 2
  Rocky Grisby (SOUTH) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Richard Warfield (PVAM) 18
  Doug Williams* (GRAM) 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. Richard Wilson (SOUTH) 5
  Keith Baker (TXS) 5
  Keith Baker (TXS) 5
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. Rickey Patton (JCKST) 114
  John Newton* (GRAM) 114
  Steve O'Gilbert (PVAM) 114
9. Henry Bush (MSVST) 111
10. George Whiteside (PVAM) 108
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
  Keith Baker (TXS) 518
  Charles Weatherspoon (PVAM) 518
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
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Keith Baker (TXS) 9
  Richard Warfield (PVAM) 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. Lennis Lightfoot (ALCST) 4
  Travis Weatherspoon (PVAM) 4
  Henry Bush (MSVST) 4
  Charles Comer (TXS) 4
  Tommy Glass (JCKST) 4
  Jeffery Moore (JCKST) 4
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
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
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. Arthur Phillips (JCKST) 2
  Gregory Tisdon (SOUTH) 2
  Ralph Staten (MSVST) 2
  Duane Jones (MSVST) 2
  Travis Weatherspoon (PVAM) 2
  Larry Marshall (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. Rickey Patton (JCKST) 118
  John Newton* (GRAM) 118
  Steve O'Gilbert (PVAM) 118
10. George Whiteside (PVAM) 111
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
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Mike Moore* (GRAM) 12
2. Robert Woods* (GRAM) 9
  Richard Warfield (PVAM) 9
  Keith Baker (TXS) 9
  Carlos Pennywell* (GRAM) 9
  Keith Baker (TXS) 9
7. Ricky Banks (MSVST) 8
8. Rickey Patton (JCKST) 7
  Duane Jones (MSVST) 7
10. Mike Smith* (GRAM) 6
  Don Colquitte (TXS) 6
  Travis Weatherspoon (PVAM) 6
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
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
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. Jimmy Raglon (TXS) 5
  Willie Outlaw (ALCST) 5
  John Steele (ALCST) 5
  Duane Jones (MSVST) 5