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1979 Auburn Tigers Stats

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Record: 8-3, .727 W-L% (22nd of 140) ▪ Rank: 16th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Doug Barfield (8-3)

PS/G: 30.0 (14th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 21.6 (94th of 140)
SRS: 13.26 (22nd of 140) ▪ SOS: 5.08 (54th of 140)

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 6.0 13.5 44.6 87.0 0.8 52.6 298.1 5.7 2.8
Defense 11 13.9 25.0 55.6 197.6 0.9 50.7 191.5 3.8 1.8
Difference -7.9 -11.5 -11.0 -110.6 -0.1 +1.9 +106.6 +1.9 +1.0

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Charlie Trotman 58 131 44.3 875 6.7 5.8 8 6 111.4
2 Charles Thomas 6 12 50.0 81 6.8 4.7 1 1 117.5
3 Bob Berry 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
4 Foster Christy 1 1 100.0 4 4.0 4.0 0 0 133.6
5 Mike Blanchard 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
6 Joe Cribbs 1 1 100.0 -3 -3.0 -3.0 0 0 74.8

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Joe Cribbs 200 1120 5.6 14 10 128 12.8 1 210 1248 5.9 15
2 James Brooks 163 1208 7.4 10 3 15 5.0 2 166 1223 7.4 12
3 Charlie Trotman 77 240 3.1 2 77 240 3.1 2
4 Charles Thomas 56 326 5.8 3 1 -3 -3.0 0 57 323 5.7 3
5 George Peoples 37 195 5.3 0 37 195 5.3 0
6 Chester Willis 26 155 6.0 1 26 155 6.0 1
7 Ed Dubose 13 37 2.8 0 13 37 2.8 0
8 Willie Huntley 3 10 3.3 1 1 4 4.0 0 4 14 3.5 1
9 Byron Franklin 2 9 4.5 0 19 373 19.6 3 21 382 18.2 3
10 Mike Blanchard 1 -4 -4.0 0 1 -4 -4.0 0
11 Mark Robbins 16 247 15.4 2 16 247 15.4 2
12 Rusty Byrd 11 155 14.1 0 11 155 14.1 0
13 Mike Locklear 3 23 7.7 1 3 23 7.7 1
14 Brian Atkins 1 14 14.0 0 1 14 14.0 0
15 Chet Chessher 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 James McKinney 4 67 16.8 0
2 Bob Harris 3 10 3.3 0
3 Ken Luke 2 36 18.0 0
4 Jerry Beasley 1 38 38.0 1
5 Johnny Cheeks 1 21 21.0 0
6 Johnny Green 1 33 33.0 0
7 Harris Rabren 1 10 10.0 0
8 Freddie Smith 1 9 9.0 0
9 Clifford Toney 1 10 10.0 0
10 Darryl Wilks 1 0 0.0 0
11 Marvin Williams 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 James Brooks 21 577 27.5 0
2 Joe Cribbs 2 39 19.5 0 20 145 7.3 0
3 Steve Poitevint 1 19 19.0 0
4 George Peoples 1 15 15.0 0
5 Mike Edwards 1 5 5.0 0
6 Keith Uecker 1 0 0.0 0
7 James McKinney 1 10 10.0 0
8 Darryl Wilks 1 10 10.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Jorge Portela 31 32 96.9 13 19 68.4 70
2 Skip Johnston 50 2120 42.4