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1979 South Carolina Gamecocks Stats

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (31st of 140)
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Carlen (8-4)

PS/G: 20.5 (66th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 17.1 (47th of 140)
SRS: 11.59 (27th of 140) ▪ SOS: 8.59 (14th of 140)

Bowl Game: Lost Hall of Fame Classic 24-14 versus Missouri

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 6.1 12.4 49.0 77.4 0.6 57.7 248.8 4.3 2.1
Defense 12 12.9 23.5 55.0 159.9 0.9 42.6 155.1 3.6 1.3
Difference -6.8 -11.1 -6.0 -82.5 -0.3 +15.1 +93.7 +0.7 +0.8

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Garry Harper 73 140 52.1 929 6.6 6.0 7 5 117.2
2 Gordon Beckham 0 9 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 George Rogers 311 1681 5.4 8 14 140 10.0 1 325 1821 5.6 9
2 Spencer Clark 115 606 5.3 6 2 7 3.5 0 117 613 5.2 6
3 Steve Dorsey 89 345 3.9 1 2 13 6.5 0 91 358 3.9 1
4 Garry Harper 87 44 0.5 7 87 44 0.5 7
5 Percy Reeves 52 228 4.4 2 1 12 12.0 0 53 240 4.5 2
6 Jeff Kendziorski 18 58 3.2 1 1 5 5.0 0 19 63 3.3 1
7 Gordon Beckham 9 -3 -0.3 0 9 -3 -0.3 0
8 Zion McKinney 7 11 1.6 0 23 387 16.8 4 30 398 13.3 4
9 Willie Scott 14 168 12.0 1 14 168 12.0 1
10 Tim Gillespie 7 82 11.7 0 7 82 11.7 0
11 Horace Smith 5 68 13.6 0 5 68 13.6 0
12 Ben Cornett 4 47 11.8 1 4 47 11.8 1

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 Pat Bowen 4 13 3.3 0
2 Robert Perlotte 3 54 18.0 0
3 Andy Hastings 2 9 4.5 0
4 Ed Baxley 1 15 15.0 0
5 Mark Bridges 1 0 0.0 0
6 Scott Wade 1 4 4.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Horace Smith 17 333 19.6 0 16 82 5.1 0
2 Percy Reeves 10 187 18.7 0
3 Gerry Aubin 6 100 16.7 0 5 35 7.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Eddie Leopard 26 28 92.9 8 11 72.7 50
2 Jay Feltz 67 2541 37.9