1979 Louisiana State Fighting Tigers Stats

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Record: 7-5, .583 W-L% (50th of 140)
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Charles McClendon (7-5)

PS/G: 22.9 (45th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 12.6 (18th of 140)
SRS: 14.38 (18th of 140) ▪ SOS: 7.55 (25th of 140)

Bowl Game: Won Tangerine Bowl 34-10 versus Wake Forest

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 11.4 24.6 46.4 171.8 0.6 41.3 154.8 3.7 2.2
Defense 12 10.0 22.1 45.3 129.3 0.8 44.0 148.7 3.4 0.6
Difference +1.4 +2.5 +1.1 +42.5 -0.2 -2.7 +6.1 +0.3 +1.6

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Steve Ensminger 80 175 45.7 1168 6.7 5.2 5 8 102.1
2 David Woodley 55 118 46.6 874 7.4 5.5 2 6 104.3
3 Robby Mahfouz 2 2 100.0 19 9.5 9.5 0 0 179.8

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Hokie Gajan 134 568 4.2 4 9 122 13.6 1 143 690 4.8 5
2 David Woodley 81 152 1.9 7 81 152 1.9 7
3 LeRoid Jones 78 349 4.5 3 4 32 8.0 1 82 381 4.6 4
4 Jesse Myles 56 211 3.8 6 2 19 9.5 0 58 230 4.0 6
5 Steve Ensminger 54 121 2.2 2 1 3 3.0 0 55 124 2.3 2
6 Danny Soileau 43 202 4.7 0 5 53 10.6 0 48 255 5.3 0
7 Jude Hernandez 37 154 4.2 2 3 30 10.0 0 40 184 4.6 2
8 Lester Dunn 4 61 15.3 1 1 11 11.0 0 5 72 14.4 1
9 Jerry Murphree 3 22 7.3 0 19 221 11.6 1 22 243 11.0 1
10 Tracy Porter 3 3 1.0 1 23 338 14.7 0 26 341 13.1 1
11 Carlos Carson 2 14 7.0 0 39 608 15.6 2 41 622 15.2 2
12 Robby Mahfouz 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 1.0 0
13 Greg LaFleur 11 174 15.8 0 11 174 15.8 0
14 Orlando McDaniel 10 294 29.4 1 10 294 29.4 1
15 Lionel Wallis 4 73 18.3 1 4 73 18.3 1
16 Malcolm Scott 4 37 9.3 0 4 37 9.3 0
17 Robert DeLee 2 46 23.0 0 2 46 23.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Willie Teal 4 57 14.3 0
2 Jerry Hill 3 26 8.7 0
3 Chris Williams 3 0 0.0 0
4 Lyman White 2 7 3.5 0
5 Tommy Frizzell 1 7 7.0 0
6 Al Richardson 1 23 23.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Chris Williams 11 304 27.6 0 14 92 6.6 0
2 Hokie Gajan 4 69 17.3 0
3 Jesse Myles 3 59 19.7 0
4 Tracy Porter 1 12 12.0 0 4 56 14.0 0
5 Rusty Brown 1 9 9.0 0
6 Willie Teal 9 75 8.3 0
7 Marcus Quinn 2 14 7.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Don Barthel 24 29 82.8 6 11 54.5 42
2 Messina 1 1 100.0
3 John Adams 57 2188 38.4
4 Robby Mahfouz 14 472 33.7
5 John Conway 3 115 38.3