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1979 Western Athletic Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 47-45-1, .511 W-L% (7th 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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26 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Lewis Walker Utah 93 714 7.7 7 5 27 5.4 1 98 741 7.6 8
2 Homer Jones Brigham Young 75 546 7.3 7 46 404 8.8 4 121 950 7.9 11
3 Gary Allen Hawaii 162 1040 6.4 8 19 220 11.6 2 181 1260 7.0 10
4 Eric Lane Brigham Young 94 595 6.3 12 39 477 12.2 1 133 1072 8.1 13
5 Tony Lindsay Utah 132 816 6.2 3 5 21 4.2 0 137 837 6.1 3
6 David Toloumu Hawaii 92 501 5.4 5 7 46 6.6 1 99 547 5.5 6
7 Tony Allen San Diego State 226 1094 4.8 10 25 170 6.8 0 251 1264 5.0 10
8 Jimmy Sayers New Mexico 145 696 4.8 3 19 145 7.6 0 164 841 5.1 3
9 Mike D. Carter New Mexico 96 460 4.8 2 11 106 9.6 0 107 566 5.3 2
10 Alvin Lewis Colorado State 135 635 4.7 3 9 41 4.6 0 144 676 4.7 3
11 Larry Jones Colorado State 124 583 4.7 1 4 30 7.5 0 128 613 4.8 1
12 George Bell Hawaii 83 394 4.7 3 3 9 3.0 0 86 403 4.7 3
13 Keith Hill Hawaii 91 406 4.5 4 3 46 15.3 0 94 452 4.8 4
14 Mandel Robinson Wyoming 92 401 4.4 1 6 79 13.2 1 98 480 4.9 2
15 Tony Newberry Colorado State 89 393 4.4 0 13 122 9.4 0 102 515 5.0 0
16 Jamie Fox New Mexico 125 534 4.3 3 10 92 9.2 0 135 626 4.6 3
17 James Copeland Texas-El Paso 160 638 4.0 1 5 27 5.4 0 165 665 4.0 1
18 Steve Fogel San Diego State 74 296 4.0 3 15 155 10.3 1 89 451 5.1 4
19 Del Rodgers Utah 158 593 3.8 11 6 100 16.7 0 164 693 4.2 11
20 J.C. Fowler Wyoming 102 387 3.8 1 3 14 4.7 0 105 401 3.8 1
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Mark Williams New Mexico 92 335 3.6 1 8 54 6.8 0 100 389 3.9 1
22 Phil Davis Wyoming 240 629 2.6 10 240 629 2.6 10
23 Floyd Hodge Utah 93 246 2.6 2 93 246 2.6 2
24 Keith Lee Colorado State 137 200 1.5 3 137 200 1.5 3
25 David Stone Texas-El Paso 81 30 0.4 1 81 30 0.4 1
26 Keith Castle Texas-El Paso 73 25 0.3 1 73 25 0.3 1