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1979 Alabama Crimson Tide Stats

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Record: 12-0, 1.000 W-L% (1st of 140) ▪ Rank: 1st in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC  ▪ Conference Record: 6-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bear Bryant (12-0)

PS/G: 31.9 (7th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 5.6 (1st of 140)
SRS: 22.70 (2nd of 140) ▪ SOS: 4.04 (62nd of 140)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 24-9 versus Arkansas

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 4.7 9.3 50.0 76.9 0.5 63.6 316.0 5.0 3.2
Defense 12 6.5 18.2 35.8 71.7 0.4 32.8 93.4 2.9 0.2
Difference -1.8 -8.9 +14.2 +5.2 +0.1 +30.8 +222.6 +2.1 +3.0

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Steadman Shealy 45 81 55.6 717 8.9 7.1 4 5 133.9
2 Don Jacobs 10 23 43.5 193 8.4 6.2 2 2 125.3
3 Alan Gray 0 4 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
4 Michael Landrum 1 2 50.0 13 6.5 6.5 0 0 104.6
5 Woody Umphrey 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
6 Mark Nix 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Steadman Shealy 152 791 5.2 11 152 791 5.2 11
2 Steve Whitman 126 653 5.2 3 2 7 3.5 0 128 660 5.2 3
3 Major Ogilvie 97 512 5.3 9 2 12 6.0 0 99 524 5.3 9
4 Don Jacobs 73 448 6.1 3 73 448 6.1 3
5 John Hill 59 327 5.5 3 1 8 8.0 0 60 335 5.6 3
6 Billy Jackson 52 230 4.4 0 4 32 8.0 1 56 262 4.7 1
7 Mark Nix 33 166 5.0 3 33 166 5.0 3
8 James Haney 31 151 4.9 1 31 151 4.9 1
9 Joe Jones 28 117 4.2 3 28 117 4.2 3
10 Alan Gray 24 77 3.2 0 2 33 16.5 0 26 110 4.2 0
11 Jeff Fagan 22 66 3.0 1 22 66 3.0 1
12 Mitch Ferguson 21 85 4.0 0 1 5 5.0 0 22 90 4.1 0
13 Charley Williams 18 84 4.7 0 18 84 4.7 0
14 Ben Orcutt 11 30 2.7 0 11 30 2.7 0
15 Ken Simon 10 38 3.8 0 10 38 3.8 0
16 Michael Landrum 6 10 1.7 1 6 10 1.7 1
17 Tommy Wilcox 1 6 6.0 0 1 6 6.0 0
18 Keith Pugh 1 1 1.0 0 25 433 17.3 2 26 434 16.7 2
19 Tim Travis 7 150 21.4 2 7 150 21.4 2
20 Tim Clark 5 79 15.8 0 5 79 15.8 0
21 Keith Marks 4 118 29.5 1 4 118 29.5 1
22 Bart Krout 2 40 20.0 0 2 40 20.0 0
23 Ry Ogilvie 1 6 6.0 0 1 6 6.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Ricky Tucker 4 15 3.8 0
2 Robbie Jones 3 18 6.0 0
3 Don McNeal 3 12 4.0 0
4 Bob Smith 2 0 0.0 0
5 Al Blue 1 23 23.0 0
6 Jeremiah Castille 1 15 15.0 0
7 Mike Clements 1 3 3.0 0
8 Gary DeNiro 1 10 10.0 0
9 Wayne Hamilton 1 3 3.0 0
10 Jim Bob Harris 1 0 0.0 0
11 E.J. Junior 1 59 59.0 1
12 Ej Junior 1 59 59.0 1
13 Benny Perrin 1 0 0.0 0
14 Randy Scott 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Don McNeal 11 193 17.5 0
2 Mike Clements 3 32 10.7 0
3 Major Ogilvie 2 28 14.0 0 11 99 9.0 0
4 Ken Coley 1 43 43.0 0 14 149 10.6 0
5 Tim Clark 1 16 16.0 0
6 Tommy Wilcox 13 63 4.8 0
7 Ricky Tucker 2 4 2.0 0
8 Ej Junior 1 5 5.0 0
9 E.J. Junior 1 5 5.0 0
10 White 1 1 1.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Alan McElroy 32 35 91.4 15 22 68.2 77
2 Joe Jones 3 3 100.0
3 Tim Clark 1 1 100.0
4 Woody Umphrey 42 1564 37.2
5 Don Jacobs 1 16 16.0