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1978 Western Athletic Conference Leaders

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Record: 39-43-0, .476 W-L% (11th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -1.49 (8th of 14) ▪ SOS: -1.32 (8th of 14)

Conference Champion: Brigham Young

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Mark Halda (SDGST) 205
2. Randy Gomez (UT) 138
3. Brad Wright (NM) 126
4. Marc Wilson (BYU) 121
5. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 118
6. Jim McMahon (BYU) 87
7. Steve Fairchild (COST) 57
8. Marc Cousins (WY) 52
9. Keith Lee (COST) 51
10. Noel Mazzone (NM) 12
11. Phil Davis (WY) 10
12. Jay Birkhead (TXEP) 7
13. Don Clayton (WY) 6
14. Chris Schaefer (SDGST) 5
15. Scott Phillips (BYU) 2
  Phil DuBois (SDGST) 2
  Casey Miller (NM) 2
  Dennis Stauch (WY) 2
  Harlan Karnofsky (UT) 2

Pass Attempts

1. Mark Halda (SDGST) 358
2. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 278
3. Randy Gomez (UT) 266
4. Brad Wright (NM) 251
5. Marc Wilson (BYU) 233
6. Jim McMahon (BYU) 176
7. Marc Cousins (WY) 130
8. Keith Lee (COST) 122
9. Steve Fairchild (COST) 115
10. Noel Mazzone (NM) 30
11. Don Clayton (WY) 25
12. Phil Davis (WY) 22
13. Jay Birkhead (TXEP) 18
14. Chris Schaefer (SDGST) 14
15. Casey Miller (NM) 7
16. Harlan Karnofsky (UT) 6
17. Scott Phillips (BYU) 5
  Phil DuBois (SDGST) 5
19. Bob Davis (WY) 3
  Dennis Stauch (WY) 3

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Mark Halda (SDGST) 57.3
2. Marc Wilson (BYU) 51.9
3. Randy Gomez (UT) 51.9
4. Brad Wright (NM) 50.2
5. Jim McMahon (BYU) 49.4
6. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 42.4

Passing Yards

1. Mark Halda (SDGST) 2262
2. Randy Gomez (UT) 2027
3. Brad Wright (NM) 1925
4. Marc Wilson (BYU) 1499
5. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 1460
6. Jim McMahon (BYU) 1307
7. Marc Cousins (WY) 928
8. Steve Fairchild (COST) 905
9. Keith Lee (COST) 703
10. Noel Mazzone (NM) 125
11. Phil Davis (WY) 120
12. Jay Birkhead (TXEP) 62
13. Scott Phillips (BYU) 52
  Don Clayton (WY) 52
15. Phil DuBois (SDGST) 43
16. Chris Schaefer (SDGST) 42
17. Salazar (TXEP) 32
18. Harlan Karnofsky (UT) 24
19. Dennis Stauch (WY) 22
20. Casey Miller (NM) 19

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Brad Wright (NM) 7.7
2. Randy Gomez (UT) 7.6
3. Jim McMahon (BYU) 7.4
4. Marc Wilson (BYU) 6.4
5. Mark Halda (SDGST) 6.3
6. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 5.3

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jim McMahon (BYU) 6.1
2. Randy Gomez (UT) 6.0
3. Brad Wright (NM) 5.7
4. Mark Halda (SDGST) 5.3
5. Marc Wilson (BYU) 4.6
6. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 2.0

Passing Touchdowns

1. Randy Gomez (UT) 19
2. Mark Halda (SDGST) 14
3. Brad Wright (NM) 9
4. Marc Wilson (BYU) 8
5. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 7
  Keith Lee (COST) 7
7. Jim McMahon (BYU) 6
  Steve Fairchild (COST) 6
  Marc Cousins (WY) 6

Passing Interceptions

1. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 23
2. Randy Gomez (UT) 18
3. Brad Wright (NM) 15
4. Mark Halda (SDGST) 14
5. Marc Wilson (BYU) 13
6. Marc Cousins (WY) 11
7. Keith Lee (COST) 8
  Steve Fairchild (COST) 8
  Jim McMahon (BYU) 8
10. Noel Mazzone (NM) 3
11. Don Clayton (WY) 2
  Phil Davis (WY) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Randy Gomez (UT) 125.9
2. Mark Halda (SDGST) 115.4
3. Brad Wright (NM) 114.5
4. Jim McMahon (BYU) 114.0
5. Marc Wilson (BYU) 106.1
6. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 78.3

Rush Attempts

1. Mike Williams (NM) 213
2. Tony Lindsay (UT) 209
3. Larry Jones (COST) 189
4. Brad Wright (NM) 172
5. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 169
6. Marc Cousins (WY) 167
7. Ray Holt (TXEP) 166
8. Phil DuBois (SDGST) 153
9. Alvin Lewis (COST) 147
10. LaTraia Jones (WY) 127
11. Keith Lee (COST) 126
12. Myron Hardeman (WY) 119
13. Bill Ring (BYU) 116
14. Bob Davis (WY) 110
15. Robbie Richeson (UT) 109
16. Mike D. Carter (NM) 105
17. Marc Wilson (BYU) 104
18. Jim McMahon (BYU) 99
19. Mike Hill (SDGST) 96
20. Tony Newberry (COST) 86

Rushing Yards

1. Mike Williams (NM) 1015
2. Larry Jones (COST) 898
3. Alvin Lewis (COST) 809
4. Tony Lindsay (UT) 803
5. Phil DuBois (SDGST) 705
6. Ray Holt (TXEP) 671
7. Myron Hardeman (WY) 658
8. LaTraia Jones (WY) 617
9. Mike D. Carter (NM) 587
10. Bob Davis (WY) 560
11. Bill Ring (BYU) 520
12. Brad Wright (NM) 478
13. Robbie Richeson (UT) 406
14. Keith Lee (COST) 392
15. Tony Newberry (COST) 389
16. Jimmy Sayers (NM) 376
17. Mike Hill (SDGST) 347
18. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 336
19. Casey Wingard (BYU) 325
20. Marc Cousins (WY) 322

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike D. Carter (NM) 5.6
2. Myron Hardeman (WY) 5.5
3. Alvin Lewis (COST) 5.5
4. Bob Davis (WY) 5.1
5. LaTraia Jones (WY) 4.9
6. Mike Williams (NM) 4.8
7. Larry Jones (COST) 4.8
8. Jimmy Sayers (NM) 4.6
9. Phil DuBois (SDGST) 4.6
10. Tony Newberry (COST) 4.5
11. Bill Ring (BYU) 4.5
12. Ray Holt (TXEP) 4.0
13. Casey Wingard (BYU) 4.0
14. Tony Lindsay (UT) 3.8
15. Robbie Richeson (UT) 3.7
16. Mike Hill (SDGST) 3.6
17. Keith Lee (COST) 3.1
18. Brad Wright (NM) 2.8
19. Jim McMahon (BYU) 2.5
20. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 2.0

Receptions

1. Mike Chronister (BYU) 52
2. Frank Henry (UT) 45
3. Bubba Garcia (TXEP) 40
4. Don Warren (SDGST) 39
5. Rick Garretson (SDGST) 36
  Harold Johnson (TXEP) 36
7. Stephen Stapler (SDGST) 35
  Phil DuBois (SDGST) 35
9. Tod Thompson (BYU) 34
10. Bill Ring (BYU) 30
11. Jim Teahan (UT) 29
12. Mark E. Bell (COST) 26
13. Mark R. Bell (COST) 24
14. Steve Folsom (UT) 23
15. Chris Combs (NM) 21
  Ricky Martin (NM) 21
17. Kent Tingey (BYU) 20
18. Scott Phillips (BYU) 19
  Keith Ellis (NM) 19
  Frank Jarzombek (TXEP) 19

Receiving Yards

1. Mike Chronister (BYU) 850
2. Frank Henry (UT) 771
3. Ricky Martin (NM) 594
4. Tod Thompson (BYU) 560
5. Rick Garretson (SDGST) 509
6. Stephen Stapler (SDGST) 490
7. Jim Teahan (UT) 488
8. Don Warren (SDGST) 483
9. Mark R. Bell (COST) 459
10. Bubba Garcia (TXEP) 451
11. Frank Jarzombek (TXEP) 448
12. Harold Johnson (TXEP) 373
13. Dan Pittman (WY) 367
14. Steve Folsom (UT) 342
15. Mark E. Bell (COST) 328
16. Chris Combs (NM) 322
17. Phil DuBois (SDGST) 281
18. Kent Tingey (BYU) 280
19. Cecil Stockdale (COST) 276
20. Keith Ellis (NM) 245

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Mark R. Bell (COST) 19.1
2. Frank Henry (UT) 17.1
3. Jim Teahan (UT) 16.8
4. Tod Thompson (BYU) 16.5
5. Mike Chronister (BYU) 16.3
6. Steve Folsom (UT) 14.9
7. Rick Garretson (SDGST) 14.1
8. Stephen Stapler (SDGST) 14.0
9. Mark E. Bell (COST) 12.6
10. Don Warren (SDGST) 12.4
11. Bubba Garcia (TXEP) 11.3
12. Harold Johnson (TXEP) 10.4
13. Phil DuBois (SDGST) 8.0
14. Bill Ring (BYU) 5.8

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Mike Williams (NM) 230
2. Tony Lindsay (UT) 217
3. Larry Jones (COST) 204
4. Phil DuBois (SDGST) 188
5. Ray Holt (TXEP) 180
6. Brad Wright (NM) 172
7. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 169
8. Marc Cousins (WY) 167
9. Alvin Lewis (COST) 160
10. Bill Ring (BYU) 146
11. LaTraia Jones (WY) 133
12. Keith Lee (COST) 127
13. Myron Hardeman (WY) 125
14. Robbie Richeson (UT) 120
15. Bob Davis (WY) 114
  Mike D. Carter (NM) 114
17. Mike Hill (SDGST) 112
18. Marc Wilson (BYU) 105
19. Jim McMahon (BYU) 100
20. Casey Wingard (BYU) 96

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Mike Williams (NM) 1127
2. Larry Jones (COST) 1061
3. Alvin Lewis (COST) 987
4. Phil DuBois (SDGST) 986
5. Tony Lindsay (UT) 902
6. Mike Chronister (BYU) 850
7. Ray Holt (TXEP) 784
8. Frank Henry (UT) 771
9. Bill Ring (BYU) 695
10. Mike D. Carter (NM) 691
11. Myron Hardeman (WY) 663
12. LaTraia Jones (WY) 649
13. Bob Davis (WY) 597
14. Ricky Martin (NM) 594
15. Tod Thompson (BYU) 560
16. Tony Newberry (COST) 509
17. Rick Garretson (SDGST) 498
18. Stephen Stapler (SDGST) 489
19. Jim Teahan (UT) 488
20. Don Warren (SDGST) 483

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Bill Ring (BYU) 11
2. Mike Williams (NM) 9
3. Brad Wright (NM) 8
4. LaTraia Jones (WY) 7
  Tony Lindsay (UT) 7
6. Phil DuBois (SDGST) 6
  Frank Henry (UT) 6
8. Ricky Martin (NM) 5
  Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 5
  Steve Folsom (UT) 5
  Tod Thompson (BYU) 5
  Mark R. Bell (COST) 5
13. Marc Cousins (WY) 4
  Jim McMahon (BYU) 4
  Frank Jarzombek (TXEP) 4
  Stephen Stapler (SDGST) 4
  Keith Lee (COST) 4
  Casey Wingard (BYU) 4
  Ray Holt (TXEP) 4
  Bob Davis (WY) 4
  Mike D. Carter (NM) 4
  Don Warren (SDGST) 4

Total Plays

1. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 447
2. Brad Wright (NM) 423
3. Mark Halda (SDGST) 387
4. Marc Wilson (BYU) 337
5. Randy Gomez (UT) 315
6. Marc Cousins (WY) 297
7. Jim McMahon (BYU) 275
8. Keith Lee (COST) 248
9. Mike Williams (NM) 213
10. Tony Lindsay (UT) 209
11. Larry Jones (COST) 190
12. Ray Holt (TXEP) 166
13. Phil DuBois (SDGST) 158
14. Alvin Lewis (COST) 147
15. Steve Fairchild (COST) 144
16. LaTraia Jones (WY) 127
17. Myron Hardeman (WY) 119
18. Bill Ring (BYU) 116
19. Bob Davis (WY) 113
20. Robbie Richeson (UT) 109

Total Yards

1. Brad Wright (NM) 2403
2. Mark Halda (SDGST) 2163
3. Randy Gomez (UT) 1991
4. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 1796
5. Marc Wilson (BYU) 1584
6. Jim McMahon (BYU) 1555
7. Marc Cousins (WY) 1250
8. Keith Lee (COST) 1095
9. Mike Williams (NM) 1015
10. Larry Jones (COST) 898
11. Steve Fairchild (COST) 873
12. Alvin Lewis (COST) 809
13. Tony Lindsay (UT) 803
14. Phil DuBois (SDGST) 748
15. Ray Holt (TXEP) 671
16. Myron Hardeman (WY) 658
17. LaTraia Jones (WY) 617
18. Mike D. Carter (NM) 595
19. Bob Davis (WY) 560
20. Bill Ring (BYU) 520

Total Touchdowns

1. Randy Gomez (UT) 19
2. Brad Wright (NM) 17
3. Mark Halda (SDGST) 14
4. Oscar Ramirez (TXEP) 12
5. Keith Lee (COST) 11
6. Jim McMahon (BYU) 10
  Marc Wilson (BYU) 10
  Marc Cousins (WY) 10
9. Mike Williams (NM) 9
10. Bill Ring (BYU) 8
11. LaTraia Jones (WY) 7
  Steve Fairchild (COST) 7
13. Tony Lindsay (UT) 5
14. Mike D. Carter (NM) 4
  Bob Davis (WY) 4
  Ray Holt (TXEP) 4
  Casey Wingard (BYU) 4
18. Phil Davis (WY) 3
  Marcus Jennings (SDGST) 3
  Phil DuBois (SDGST) 3
  Willie Neal (TXEP) 3
  Farrell Mack (SDGST) 3
  Larry Jones (COST) 3