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1979 Brigham Young Cougars Stats

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (4th of 140) ▪ Rank: 13th in Final AP Poll
Conference: WAC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: LaVell Edwards (11-1)

PS/G: 40.3 (1st of 140) ▪ PA/G: 13.6 (24th of 140)
SRS: 18.13 (10th of 140) ▪ SOS: -0.87 (77th of 140)

Bowl Game: Lost Holiday Bowl 38-37 versus Indiana

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 23.0 38.7 59.5 337.6 2.8 30.7 140.3 4.6 2.2
Defense 12 10.4 24.4 42.7 112.4 0.5 46.9 142.2 3.0 0.8
Difference +12.6 +14.3 +16.8 +225.2 +2.3 -16.2 -1.9 +1.6 +1.4

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Marc Wilson 250 427 58.5 3720 8.7 8.5 29 15 147.1
2 Royce Bybee 26 37 70.3 331 8.9 9.9 4 1 175.7

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Eric Lane 94 595 6.3 12 39 477 12.2 1 133 1072 8.1 13
2 Homer Jones 75 546 7.3 7 46 404 8.8 4 121 950 7.9 11
3 Marc Wilson 61 -140 -2.3 4 61 -140 -2.3 4
4 Scott Phillips 46 321 7.0 0 34 467 13.7 4 80 788 9.9 4
5 Steve Carlsen 36 201 5.6 3 8 83 10.4 0 44 284 6.5 3
6 Doug Williams 22 50 2.3 0 3 16 5.3 0 25 66 2.6 0
7 Royce Bybee 8 -30 -3.8 0 8 -30 -3.8 0
8 Clay Blackwell 7 30 4.3 0 7 30 4.3 0
9 Mike Lacey 7 8 1.1 1 3 9 3.0 0 10 17 1.7 1
10 Scott Reber 5 51 10.2 0 1 5 5.0 0 6 56 9.3 0
11 Vic Whitsett 5 35 7.0 0 5 35 7.0 0
12 Matt Braga 2 17 8.5 1 21 369 17.6 7 23 386 16.8 8
13 Lloyd Jones 33 735 22.3 2 33 735 22.3 2
14 Clay Brown 31 498 16.1 2 31 498 16.1 2
15 Dan Plater 24 411 17.1 3 24 411 17.1 3
16 Bill Davis 21 379 18.0 7 21 379 18.0 7
17 Kent Tingey 6 87 14.5 3 6 87 14.5 3
18 Rob Anderson 4 76 19.0 0 4 76 19.0 0
19 Dave Smith 1 25 25.0 0 1 25 25.0 0
20 Scott Collie 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 Glen Redd 5 53 10.6 0
2 Bill Schoepflin 5 69 13.8 1
3 Bob Prested 3 0 0.0 0
4 Mark Brady 2 18 9.0 0
5 Tim Halverson 2 24 12.0 0
6 Dave Francis 1 0 0.0 0
7 John Neal 1 0 0.0 0
8 Kevin Walker 1 7 7.0 0
9 Rob Wilson 1 36 36.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Homer Jones 22 579 26.3 0 13 95 7.3 0
2 Dave Francis 37 307 8.3 0
3 John Neal 4 11 2.8 0
4 Bill Schoepflin 1 5 5.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Brent Johnson 52 56 92.9 10 18 55.6 82
2 Clay Brown 43 1950 45.3
3 Mike Mees 13 468 36.0