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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 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

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
  Steve O'Gilbert (PVAM) 114
  John Newton* (GRAM) 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
  Charles Weatherspoon (PVAM) 518
  Keith Baker (TXS) 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

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

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

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. Carlos Pennywell* (GRAM) 9
  Keith Baker (TXS) 9
  Richard Warfield (PVAM) 9
  Robert Woods* (GRAM) 9
  Keith Baker (TXS) 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

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