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1979 Southwest Conference Leaders

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Record: 55-45-3, .549 W-L% (5th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 11.11 (1st of 14) ▪ SOS: 10.11 (1st of 14)

Conference Champion: Arkansas and Houston

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Arkansas, Houston, Texas and Texas A&M)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Arkansas, Baylor, Houston and Texas)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Randy Hertel (Rice) 50.0

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Randy Hertel (Rice) 5.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Randy Hertel (Rice) 2.4

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Randy Hertel (Rice) 88.7

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Robert Farrell (Arkansas) 19.1
2. Lam Jones (Texas) 14.9
3. Gerald Carter (Texas A&M) 13.5
4. Emanuel Tolbert (Southern Methodist) 13.4
5. Howie Lewis (Texas Tech) 13.2
6. Robert Hubble (Rice) 12.7
7. Garrett Jurgajtis (Houston) 12.0
8. Earl Cooper (Rice) 9.9
9. Gary Stiggers (Arkansas) 9.6

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Byron Hunt (Southern Methodist) 2