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1979 Mississippi State Bulldogs Stats

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Record: 3-8, .273 W-L% (109th of 140)
Conference: SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Emory Bellard (3-8)

PS/G: 14.7 (110th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 16.3 (41st of 140)
SRS: 2.15 (59th of 140) ▪ SOS: 6.60 (31st 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 4.5 12.7 35.7 72.2 0.5 53.9 264.3 4.9 1.4
Defense 11 8.5 17.5 49.0 122.8 0.6 49.4 191.6 3.9 1.4
Difference -4.0 -4.8 -13.3 -50.6 -0.1 +4.5 +72.7 +1.0 0.0

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Tony Black 23 62 37.1 363 5.9 2.1 2 6 77.6
2 Dwayne Brown 21 62 33.9 274 4.4 1.4 2 5 65.5
3 Gary Schaffhauser 3 11 27.3 66 6.0 6.0 0 0 77.7
4 Robby Mink 3 5 60.0 91 18.2 22.2 1 0 278.9

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Fred Collins 128 591 4.6 4 2 45 22.5 0 130 636 4.9 4
2 Dwayne Brown 93 378 4.1 1 93 378 4.1 1
3 Tony Black 61 177 2.9 0 61 177 2.9 0
4 Michael Haddix 60 399 6.7 4 3 16 5.3 0 63 415 6.6 4
5 Stanley Howell 58 425 7.3 2 2 10 5.0 0 60 435 7.3 2
6 Donald Ray King 43 205 4.8 2 2 20 10.0 0 45 225 5.0 2
7 James Jones 37 202 5.5 0 4 29 7.3 0 41 231 5.6 0
8 Len Copeland 29 168 5.8 1 1 5 5.0 0 30 173 5.8 1
9 James Otis Doss 15 92 6.1 0 2 14 7.0 0 17 106 6.2 0
10 Robby Mink 15 61 4.1 1 15 61 4.1 1
11 David Ellis 14 84 6.0 0 7 125 17.9 0 21 209 10.0 0
12 Gary Schaffhauser 14 37 2.6 0 14 37 2.6 0
13 Jessie Maxwell 8 49 6.1 0 8 49 6.1 0
14 Steve Packer 6 42 7.0 0 6 42 7.0 0
15 Charlie Brentz 4 13 3.3 0 4 13 3.3 0
16 Clint Turnipseed 4 9 2.3 0 4 9 2.3 0
17 Mardye McDole 2 -7 -3.5 0 20 380 19.0 3 22 373 17.0 3
18 Dana Moore 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0.0 0
19 Glen Young 3 41 13.7 0 3 41 13.7 0
20 Jerry Price 2 34 17.0 1 2 34 17.0 1
21 O.W. Richardson 1 63 63.0 1 1 63 63.0 1
22 Bo Myrick 1 12 12.0 0 1 12 12.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Rob Fesmire 4 18 4.5 0
2 Don Edwards 3 52 17.3 0
3 Kenny Johnson 2 51 25.5 0
4 Don Burrell 1 5 5.0 0
5 Larry Friday 1 2 2.0 0
6 Rusty Martin 1 5 5.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Glen Young 9 175 19.4 0
2 James Jones 8 199 24.9 1
3 Mardye McDole 6 114 19.0 0 1 17 17.0 0
4 David Ellis 3 16 5.3 0
5 Len Copeland 2 13 6.5 0
6 Doug Smothers 1 24 24.0 0 1 0 0.0 0
7 Donald Ray King 1 0 0.0 0
8 Fred Collins 1 0 0.0 0
9 Kenny Johnson 15 71 4.7 0
10 Rob Fesmire 2 16 8.0 0
11 Don Burrell 2 13 6.5 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Danny Brown 15 16 93.8 3 8 37.5 24
2 Jerry Rye 0 1 0.0 3 4 75.0 9
3 Dana Moore 1 1 100.0 0 3 0.0 1 52 2053 39.5