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1979 Baylor Bears Stats

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (31st of 140) ▪ Rank: 14th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 5-3 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Grant Teaff (8-4)

PS/G: 21.5 (59th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 15.6 (36th of 140)
SRS: 14.06 (20th of 140) ▪ SOS: 9.48 (8th of 140)

Bowl Game: Won Peach Bowl 24-18 versus Clemson

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 4.4 12.7 34.9 92.2 0.6 51.1 215.5 4.2 1.6
Defense 12 9.7 22.0 43.9 121.1 0.5 48.0 177.1 3.7 0.9
Difference -5.3 -9.3 -9.0 -28.9 +0.1 +3.1 +38.4 +0.5 +0.7

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Mike Brannan 31 90 34.4 604 6.7 2.7 2 9 78.2
2 Mickey Elam 17 48 35.4 411 8.6 4.6 4 6 109.8
3 Steve Smith 5 14 35.7 91 6.5 1.5 1 2 85.3

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Walter Abercrombie 171 886 5.2 6 6 158 26.3 1 177 1044 5.9 7
2 Mickey Elam 110 317 2.9 2 110 317 2.9 2
3 Mike Brannan 108 356 3.3 3 108 356 3.3 3
4 Dennis Gentry 106 511 4.8 4 5 46 9.2 1 111 557 5.0 5
5 Frank Pollard 48 208 4.3 0 1 16 16.0 0 49 224 4.6 0
6 Phillip Ward 35 183 5.2 1 2 21 10.5 0 37 204 5.5 1
7 Mike Lively 21 100 4.8 2 2 107 53.5 1 23 207 9.0 3
8 Steve Smith 6 23 3.8 1 6 23 3.8 1
9 Robert Holt 3 12 4.0 0 8 152 19.0 0 11 164 14.9 0
10 Fred Hall 2 2 1.0 0 2 2 1.0 0
11 Ken Matthews 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 1.0 0
12 Robert Easley 1 -1 -1.0 0 1 -1 -1.0 0
13 Robert Mitchell 10 192 19.2 1 10 192 19.2 1
14 Bo Taylor 8 156 19.5 1 8 156 19.5 1
15 Raymond Cockrell 4 118 29.5 2 4 118 29.5 2
16 Gordon Marshall 4 116 29.0 0 4 116 29.0 0
17 Sam Houston 2 14 7.0 0 2 14 7.0 0
18 Mike Fisher 1 10 10.0 0 1 10 10.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Howard Fields 5 95 19.0 1
2 Kirk Collins 3 56 18.7 0
3 Ken Griffin 3 9 3.0 0
4 Vann McElroy 3 22 7.3 0
5 Lester Ward 3 8 2.7 0
6 Steve Rinaldo 2 3 1.5 0
7 Charles Benson 1 3 3.0 0
8 Gary Don Johnson 1 5 5.0 0
9 Tommy Tabor 1 0 0.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Vic Vines 9 157 17.4 0
2 Dennis Gentry 7 162 23.1 0
3 Bo Taylor 5 85 17.0 0
4 Phillip Ward 2 33 16.5 0
5 Mike Lively 1 11 11.0 0
6 Sam Houston 1 0 0.0 0
7 Howard Fields 37 316 8.5 0
8 Max McGeary 1 10 10.0 0
9 Lester Ward 1 0 0.0 0
10 Thomas Young 1 0 0.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Robert Bledsoe 26 27 96.3 13 17 76.5 65
2 Lorenzo Alvarez 1 1 100.0 0 2 0.0 1
3 Ron Stowe 74 3044 41.1
4 Milam 3 104 34.7