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1979 Clemson Tigers Stats

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (31st of 140)
Conference: ACC  ▪ Conference Record: 4-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Danny Ford (8-4)

PS/G: 17.1 (90th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 9.7 (4th of 140)
SRS: 14.28 (19th of 140) ▪ SOS: 7.86 (20th of 140)

Bowl Game: Lost Peach Bowl 24-18 versus Baylor

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 7.8 15.5 50.0 101.0 0.3 60.4 224.1 3.7 1.4
Defense 12 9.9 21.9 45.2 124.3 0.5 41.3 112.8 2.7 0.4
Difference -2.1 -6.4 +4.8 -23.3 -0.2 +19.1 +111.3 +1.0 +1.0

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Billy Lott 90 174 51.7 1184 6.8 5.5 4 7 108.4
2 Homer Jordan 3 11 27.3 28 2.5 -9.7 0 3 -5.9
3 Glenn Gallagher 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Billy Lott 166 385 2.3 2 166 385 2.3 2
2 Marvin Sims 158 743 4.7 1 3 48 16.0 0 161 791 4.9 1
3 Lester Brown 156 605 3.9 6 7 92 13.1 0 163 697 4.3 6
4 Tracy Perry 106 384 3.6 2 2 17 8.5 0 108 401 3.7 2
5 Chuck McSwain 94 443 4.7 6 1 2 2.0 0 95 445 4.7 6
6 Jeff McCall 15 50 3.3 0 15 50 3.3 0
7 Homer Jordan 14 45 3.2 0 14 45 3.2 0
8 Brendon Crite 6 22 3.7 0 6 22 3.7 0
9 Joey Smith 5 9 1.8 0 9 110 12.2 0 14 119 8.5 0
10 Perry Tuttle 2 12 6.0 0 36 544 15.1 4 38 556 14.6 4
11 Vandell Arrington 2 0 0.0 0 2 0 0.0 0
12 Glenn Gallagher 1 -9 -9.0 0 1 -9 -9.0 0
13 Jerry Gaillard 21 244 11.6 0 21 244 11.6 0
14 Mark Clifford 11 131 11.9 0 11 131 11.9 0
15 Frank Magwood 1 11 11.0 0 1 11 11.0 0
16 Eric Young 1 10 10.0 0 1 10 10.0 0
17 Jeff Stockstill 1 3 3.0 0 1 3 3.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Stats include bowl game
Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Jeff Davis 3 17 5.7 1
2 Eddie Geathers 3 54 18.0 0
3 Terry Kinard 3 93 31.0 0
4 Hollis Hall 2 0 0.0 0
5 Bubba Brown 1 47 47.0 0
6 Jack Cain 1 0 0.0 0
7 Bob Goldberg 1 0 0.0 0
8 Anthony Rose 1 0 0.0 0
9 Rex Varn 1 5 5.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Andy Headen 10 214 21.4 0 2 35 17.5 0
2 Hollis Hall 9 87 9.7 0 27 160 5.9 0
3 Chuck McSwain 2 31 15.5 0
4 Jeff McCall 1 14 14.0 0
5 Rick Basich 1 13 13.0 0
6 Chuck Rose 1 4 4.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Obed Ariri 14 15 93.3 16 22 72.7 62
2 Bob Paulling 5 5 100.0
3 David Sims 79 3468 43.9