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1979 Southwest Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 55-45-3, .549 W-L% (3rd 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)

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32 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Gary Anderson Arkansas 77 438 5.7 1 19 173 9.1 1 96 611 6.4 2
2 Terald Clark Houston 193 1063 5.5 7 6 80 13.3 2 199 1143 5.7 9
3 John Newhouse Houston 126 678 5.4 4 11 98 8.9 1 137 776 5.7 5
4 David Barrett Houston 79 427 5.4 6 2 15 7.5 0 81 442 5.5 6
5 Walter Abercrombie Baylor 171 886 5.2 6 6 158 26.3 1 177 1044 5.9 7
6 James Hadnot Texas Tech 273 1371 5.0 1 10 93 9.3 0 283 1464 5.2 1
7 Curtis Dickey Texas A&M 172 853 5.0 9 6 50 8.3 0 178 903 5.1 9
8 A.J. Jones Texas 188 918 4.9 10 7 97 13.9 0 195 1015 5.2 10
9 Dennis Gentry Baylor 106 511 4.8 4 5 46 9.2 1 111 557 5.0 5
10 Craig Richardson Texas Christian 71 336 4.7 0 12 104 8.7 0 83 440 5.3 0
11 Charles Wagoner Southern Methodist 133 612 4.6 1 12 121 10.1 0 145 733 5.1 1
12 Craig James Southern Methodist 168 761 4.5 4 20 206 10.3 0 188 967 5.1 4
13 Roland Sales Arkansas 138 625 4.5 3 14 106 7.6 0 152 731 4.8 3
14 LeRoy King Texas 78 353 4.5 0 5 39 7.8 0 83 392 4.7 0
15 Eric Dickerson Southern Methodist 115 477 4.1 6 6 35 5.8 0 121 512 4.2 6
16 Brad Beck Texas 76 294 3.9 2 2 13 6.5 0 78 307 3.9 2
17 Johnny Hector Texas A&M 99 378 3.8 3 4 30 7.5 0 103 408 4.0 3
18 Tim Sanders Rice 92 351 3.8 1 14 94 6.7 0 106 445 4.2 1
19 Earl Cooper Rice 146 536 3.7 5 47 463 9.9 2 193 999 5.2 7
20 Mike Mosley Texas A&M 135 505 3.7 7 1 18 18.0 0 136 523 3.8 7
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 David Hill Texas A&M 80 297 3.7 3 5 32 6.4 0 85 329 3.9 3
22 Jimmy Allen Texas Christian 147 498 3.4 1 2 19 9.5 0 149 517 3.5 1
23 Delrick Brown Houston 110 377 3.4 2 110 377 3.4 2
24 Donnie Little Texas 126 410 3.3 3 126 410 3.3 3
25 Mike Brannan Baylor 108 356 3.3 3 108 356 3.3 3
26 Kevin Haney Texas Christian 134 421 3.1 4 134 421 3.1 4
27 Mickey Elam Baylor 110 317 2.9 2 110 317 2.9 2
28 Ron Reeves Texas Tech 130 363 2.8 4 130 363 2.8 4
29 Kevin Scanlon Arkansas 120 248 2.1 7 120 248 2.1 7
30 Jim Bob Taylor Southern Methodist 102 175 1.7 2 102 175 1.7 2
31 Steve Stamp Texas Christian 94 11 0.1 2 94 11 0.1 2
32 Randy Hertel Rice 78 -195 -2.5 2 78 -195 -2.5 2