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1979 Western Athletic Conference Leaders

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Record: 47-45-1, .511 W-L% (5th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -0.30 (7th of 14) ▪ SOS: -0.61 (8th of 14)

Conference Champion: Brigham Young

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Brigham Young)

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Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Marc Wilson (BYU) 250
2. Mark Halda (SDGST) 123
3. Phil Davis (WY) 113
4. Keith Lee (COST) 77
5. Floyd Hodge (UT) 62
6. Chris Schaefer (SDGST) 51
7. Keith Castle (TXEP) 44
8. Casey Miller (NM) 42
  Mike Stennis (HI) 42
10. Brad Wright (NM) 39
  Steve Rakhshani (HI) 39
12. Dave Osborn (NM) 36
13. David Stone (TXEP) 31
14. Royce Bybee (BYU) 26
15. Ricky Hardin (UT) 16
16. Harlan Karnofsky (UT) 13
17. Gerry Dickens (TXEP) 9
18. Steve Driscoll (COST) 5
  Greg Tucker (WY) 5
20. Jim Cappon (NM) 4

Pass Attempts

1. Marc Wilson (BYU) 427
2. Phil Davis (WY) 241
3. Mark Halda (SDGST) 234
4. Keith Lee (COST) 166
5. Floyd Hodge (UT) 138
6. Chris Schaefer (SDGST) 101
7. Keith Castle (TXEP) 99
8. Mike Stennis (HI) 92
9. Steve Rakhshani (HI) 85
10. Casey Miller (NM) 82
11. Dave Osborn (NM) 81
12. David Stone (TXEP) 73
13. Brad Wright (NM) 67
14. Royce Bybee (BYU) 37
15. Gerry Dickens (TXEP) 35
16. Ricky Hardin (UT) 32
  Harlan Karnofsky (UT) 32
18. Steve Driscoll (COST) 22
19. Jim Cappon (NM) 17
20. Greg Tucker (WY) 14

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Marc Wilson (BYU) 58.5
2. Mark Halda (SDGST) 52.6
3. Phil Davis (WY) 46.9

Passing Yards

1. Marc Wilson (BYU) 3720
2. Phil Davis (WY) 1687
3. Mark Halda (SDGST) 1684
4. Floyd Hodge (UT) 1006
5. Keith Lee (COST) 993
6. Chris Schaefer (SDGST) 742
7. Mike Stennis (HI) 565
8. Casey Miller (NM) 555
9. Dave Osborn (NM) 516
10. Keith Castle (TXEP) 475
11. David Stone (TXEP) 396
12. Steve Rakhshani (HI) 393
13. Brad Wright (NM) 371
14. Royce Bybee (BYU) 331
15. Gerry Dickens (TXEP) 199
16. Ricky Hardin (UT) 143
  Harlan Karnofsky (UT) 143
18. Jim Cappon (NM) 70
19. David Toloumu (HI) 50
20. Steve Driscoll (COST) 40
  DeWayne Jett (HI) 40

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Marc Wilson (BYU) 8.7
2. Mark Halda (SDGST) 7.2
3. Phil Davis (WY) 7.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Marc Wilson (BYU) 8.5
2. Mark Halda (SDGST) 4.8
3. Phil Davis (WY) 4.3

Passing Touchdowns

1. Marc Wilson (BYU) 29
2. Mark Halda (SDGST) 10
3. Floyd Hodge (UT) 8
  Phil Davis (WY) 8
5. Mike Stennis (HI) 5
  Steve Rakhshani (HI) 5
7. Keith Lee (COST) 4
  Dave Osborn (NM) 4
  Royce Bybee (BYU) 4
  David Stone (TXEP) 4
11. Brad Wright (NM) 3
  Chris Schaefer (SDGST) 3
13. William Cash (TXEP) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Phil Davis (WY) 18
2. Mark Halda (SDGST) 17
3. Marc Wilson (BYU) 15
4. Keith Castle (TXEP) 8
  Dave Osborn (NM) 8
  Keith Lee (COST) 8
7. Floyd Hodge (UT) 7
  Chris Schaefer (SDGST) 7
  Steve Rakhshani (HI) 7
10. Brad Wright (NM) 5
  David Stone (TXEP) 5
12. Ricky Hardin (UT) 4
13. Harlan Karnofsky (UT) 3
  Gerry Dickens (TXEP) 3
15. Casey Miller (NM) 2
  Jim Cappon (NM) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Marc Wilson (BYU) 147.1
2. Mark Halda (SDGST) 112.6
3. Phil Davis (WY) 101.7

Rush Attempts

1. Phil Davis (WY) 240
2. Tony Allen (SDGST) 226
3. Gary Allen (HI) 162
4. James Copeland (TXEP) 160
5. Del Rodgers (UT) 158
6. Jimmy Sayers (NM) 145
7. Keith Lee (COST) 137
8. Alvin Lewis (COST) 135
9. Tony Lindsay (UT) 132
10. Jamie Fox (NM) 125
11. Larry Jones (COST) 124
12. J.C. Fowler (WY) 102
13. Mike D. Carter (NM) 96
14. Eric Lane (BYU) 94
15. Floyd Hodge (UT) 93
  Lewis Walker (UT) 93
17. David Toloumu (HI) 92
  Mandel Robinson (WY) 92
  Mark Williams (NM) 92
20. Keith Hill (HI) 91

Rushing Yards

1. Tony Allen (SDGST) 1094
2. Gary Allen (HI) 1040
3. Tony Lindsay (UT) 816
4. Lewis Walker (UT) 714
5. Jimmy Sayers (NM) 696
6. James Copeland (TXEP) 638
7. Alvin Lewis (COST) 635
8. Phil Davis (WY) 629
9. Eric Lane (BYU) 595
10. Del Rodgers (UT) 593
11. Larry Jones (COST) 583
12. Homer Jones (BYU) 546
13. Jamie Fox (NM) 534
14. David Toloumu (HI) 501
15. Mike D. Carter (NM) 460
16. Keith Hill (HI) 406
17. Mandel Robinson (WY) 401
18. George Bell (HI) 394
19. Tony Newberry (COST) 393
20. J.C. Fowler (WY) 387

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Lewis Walker (UT) 7.7
2. Homer Jones (BYU) 7.3
3. Gary Allen (HI) 6.4
4. Eric Lane (BYU) 6.3
5. Tony Lindsay (UT) 6.2
6. David Toloumu (HI) 5.4
7. Tony Allen (SDGST) 4.8
8. Jimmy Sayers (NM) 4.8
9. Mike D. Carter (NM) 4.8
10. George Bell (HI) 4.7
11. Alvin Lewis (COST) 4.7
12. Larry Jones (COST) 4.7
13. Keith Hill (HI) 4.5
14. Tony Newberry (COST) 4.4
15. Mandel Robinson (WY) 4.4
16. Jamie Fox (NM) 4.3
17. Steve Fogel (SDGST) 4.0
18. James Copeland (TXEP) 4.0
19. J.C. Fowler (WY) 3.8
20. Del Rodgers (UT) 3.8

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Eric Lane (BYU) 12
2. Del Rodgers (UT) 11
3. Phil Davis (WY) 10
  Tony Allen (SDGST) 10
5. Gary Allen (HI) 8
6. Homer Jones (BYU) 7
  Lewis Walker (UT) 7
8. David Toloumu (HI) 5
9. Keith Hill (HI) 4
  Brad Wright (NM) 4
  Mike Faucett (COST) 4
  Marc Wilson (BYU) 4
13. Jamie Fox (NM) 3
  Jimmy Sayers (NM) 3
  Alvin Lewis (COST) 3
  Steve Carlsen (BYU) 3
  George Bell (HI) 3
  Blane Gaison (HI) 3
  Keith Lee (COST) 3
  Steve Fogel (SDGST) 3
  Tony Lindsay (UT) 3

Receptions

1. Homer Jones (BYU) 46
2. Dan Pittman (WY) 41
3. Eric Lane (BYU) 39
4. Stephen Stapler (SDGST) 37
5. Scott Phillips (BYU) 34
6. Jim Teahan (UT) 33
  Lloyd Jones (BYU) 33
8. Clay Brown (BYU) 31
9. Steve Martinez (WY) 25
  Tony Allen (SDGST) 25
11. Dan Plater (BYU) 24
12. Donnie Glenn (SDGST) 22
  Bobby Taylor (SDGST) 22
14. Bill Davis (BYU) 21
  DeWayne Jett (HI) 21
  Matt Braga (BYU) 21
17. Cory Hansen (UT) 20
18. Jimmy Sayers (NM) 19
  Cecil Stockdale (COST) 19
  Gary Allen (HI) 19

Receiving Yards

1. Stephen Stapler (SDGST) 794
2. Lloyd Jones (BYU) 735
3. Dan Pittman (WY) 733
4. Jim Teahan (UT) 560
5. Clay Brown (BYU) 498
6. Eric Lane (BYU) 477
7. Scott Phillips (BYU) 467
8. Dan Plater (BYU) 411
9. Homer Jones (BYU) 404
10. Bill Davis (BYU) 379
11. Matt Braga (BYU) 369
12. Cecil Stockdale (COST) 361
13. Steve Martinez (WY) 355
  Bobby Taylor (SDGST) 355
15. Donnie Glenn (SDGST) 347
16. Cory Hansen (UT) 277
17. DeWayne Jett (HI) 271
18. Derwin Williams (NM) 250
19. Vic Baginski (WY) 235
20. Gary Allen (HI) 220

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Lloyd Jones (BYU) 22.3
2. Stephen Stapler (SDGST) 21.5
3. Dan Pittman (WY) 17.9
4. Dan Plater (BYU) 17.1
5. Jim Teahan (UT) 17.0
6. Bobby Taylor (SDGST) 16.1
7. Clay Brown (BYU) 16.1
8. Donnie Glenn (SDGST) 15.8
9. Steve Martinez (WY) 14.2
10. Scott Phillips (BYU) 13.7
11. DeWayne Jett (HI) 12.9
12. Eric Lane (BYU) 12.2
13. Homer Jones (BYU) 8.8
14. Tony Allen (SDGST) 6.8

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Matt Braga (BYU) 7
  Bill Davis (BYU) 7
3. Dan Pittman (WY) 6
4. Stephen Stapler (SDGST) 5
  DeWayne Jett (HI) 5
  Jim Teahan (UT) 5
7. Cecil Stockdale (COST) 4
  Scott Phillips (BYU) 4
  Chris Combs (NM) 4
  Homer Jones (BYU) 4
11. Kent Tingey (BYU) 3
  Dan Plater (BYU) 3
  Frank Jarzombek (TXEP) 3
  Donnie Glenn (SDGST) 3
15. Dave Wyrick (NM) 2
  Lloyd Jones (BYU) 2
  Steve Folsom (UT) 2
  Clay Brown (BYU) 2
  Gary Allen (HI) 2
  Lonnie Moore (SDGST) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Tony Allen (SDGST) 251
2. Phil Davis (WY) 240
3. Gary Allen (HI) 181
4. James Copeland (TXEP) 165
5. Jimmy Sayers (NM) 164
  Del Rodgers (UT) 164
7. Alvin Lewis (COST) 144
8. Tony Lindsay (UT) 137
  Keith Lee (COST) 137
10. Jamie Fox (NM) 135
11. Eric Lane (BYU) 133
12. Larry Jones (COST) 128
13. Homer Jones (BYU) 121
14. Mike D. Carter (NM) 107
15. J.C. Fowler (WY) 105
16. Tony Newberry (COST) 102
17. Mark Williams (NM) 100
18. David Toloumu (HI) 99
19. Lewis Walker (UT) 98
  Mandel Robinson (WY) 98

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Tony Allen (SDGST) 1264
2. Gary Allen (HI) 1260
3. Eric Lane (BYU) 1072
4. Homer Jones (BYU) 950
5. Jimmy Sayers (NM) 841
6. Tony Lindsay (UT) 837
7. Stephen Stapler (SDGST) 794
8. Scott Phillips (BYU) 788
9. Dan Pittman (WY) 749
10. Lewis Walker (UT) 741
11. Lloyd Jones (BYU) 735
12. Del Rodgers (UT) 693
13. Alvin Lewis (COST) 676
14. James Copeland (TXEP) 665
15. Phil Davis (WY) 629
16. Jamie Fox (NM) 626
17. Larry Jones (COST) 613
18. Mike D. Carter (NM) 566
19. Jim Teahan (UT) 560
20. David Toloumu (HI) 547

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Eric Lane (BYU) 13
2. Del Rodgers (UT) 11
  Homer Jones (BYU) 11
4. Phil Davis (WY) 10
  Gary Allen (HI) 10
  Tony Allen (SDGST) 10
7. Matt Braga (BYU) 8
  Lewis Walker (UT) 8
9. Bill Davis (BYU) 7
10. David Toloumu (HI) 6
  Dan Pittman (WY) 6
12. Stephen Stapler (SDGST) 5
  DeWayne Jett (HI) 5
  Jim Teahan (UT) 5
15. Marc Wilson (BYU) 4
  Cecil Stockdale (COST) 4
  Chris Combs (NM) 4
  Mike Faucett (COST) 4
  Brad Wright (NM) 4
  Scott Phillips (BYU) 4
  Steve Fogel (SDGST) 4
  Keith Hill (HI) 4

Total Plays

1. Marc Wilson (BYU) 488
2. Phil Davis (WY) 481
3. Keith Lee (COST) 303
4. Mark Halda (SDGST) 261
5. Floyd Hodge (UT) 231
6. Tony Allen (SDGST) 226
7. Keith Castle (TXEP) 172
8. Gary Allen (HI) 164
9. James Copeland (TXEP) 160
10. Del Rodgers (UT) 158
11. David Stone (TXEP) 154
12. Dave Osborn (NM) 148
13. Jimmy Sayers (NM) 145
14. Mike Stennis (HI) 137
15. Alvin Lewis (COST) 135
16. Tony Lindsay (UT) 132
17. Jamie Fox (NM) 125
18. Larry Jones (COST) 124
  Steve Rakhshani (HI) 124
20. Chris Schaefer (SDGST) 123

Total Yards

1. Marc Wilson (BYU) 3580
2. Phil Davis (WY) 2316
3. Mark Halda (SDGST) 1552
4. Floyd Hodge (UT) 1252
5. Keith Lee (COST) 1193
6. Tony Allen (SDGST) 1094
7. Gary Allen (HI) 1071
8. Tony Lindsay (UT) 816
9. Chris Schaefer (SDGST) 804
10. Lewis Walker (UT) 714
11. Mike Stennis (HI) 712
12. Jimmy Sayers (NM) 696
13. James Copeland (TXEP) 638
14. Alvin Lewis (COST) 635
15. Dave Osborn (NM) 598
16. Eric Lane (BYU) 595
17. Del Rodgers (UT) 593
18. Larry Jones (COST) 583
19. Casey Miller (NM) 566
20. David Toloumu (HI) 551

Total Yards Per Play

1. Marc Wilson (BYU) 7.3

Total Touchdowns

1. Marc Wilson (BYU) 33
2. Phil Davis (WY) 18
3. Eric Lane (BYU) 12
4. Del Rodgers (UT) 11
  Mark Halda (SDGST) 11
6. Tony Allen (SDGST) 10
  Floyd Hodge (UT) 10
8. Gary Allen (HI) 8
9. Mike Stennis (HI) 7
  Keith Lee (COST) 7
  Lewis Walker (UT) 7
  Homer Jones (BYU) 7
  Brad Wright (NM) 7
14. Steve Rakhshani (HI) 6
15. David Stone (TXEP) 5
  David Toloumu (HI) 5
  Dave Osborn (NM) 5
18. Royce Bybee (BYU) 4
  Chris Schaefer (SDGST) 4
  Mike Faucett (COST) 4
  Keith Hill (HI) 4