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1979 Texas Longhorns Stats

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (19th of 140) ▪ Rank: 12th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC  ▪ Conference Record: 6-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Fred Akers (9-3)

PS/G: 18.4 (80th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 8.7 (2nd of 140)
SRS: 19.86 (6th of 140) ▪ SOS: 10.61 (4th of 140)

Bowl Game: Lost Sun Bowl 14-7 versus Washington

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 17.3 44.7 116.0 0.4 51.8 207.4 4.0 1.5
Defense 12 6.3 15.9 39.3 72.0 0.4 39.0 97.1 2.5 0.3
Difference +1.5 +1.4 +5.4 +44.0 0.0 +12.8 +110.3 +1.5 +1.2

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Donnie Little 56 113 49.6 750 6.6 5.4 2 4 104.1
2 Rick McIvor 24 67 35.8 489 7.3 5.9 2 3 98.0
3 Jon Aune 9 22 40.9 112 5.1 6.0 1 0 98.7
4 Herkie Walls 3 5 60.0 42 8.4 -9.6 0 2 50.6
5 Ricky Churchman 1 1 100.0 -1 -1.0 -1.0 0 0 91.6

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 A.J. Jones 188 918 4.9 10 7 97 13.9 0 195 1015 5.2 10
2 Donnie Little 126 410 3.3 3 126 410 3.3 3
3 LeRoy King 78 353 4.5 0 5 39 7.8 0 83 392 4.7 0
4 Brad Beck 76 294 3.9 2 2 13 6.5 0 78 307 3.9 2
5 Rodney Tate 54 230 4.3 1 5 35 7.0 0 59 265 4.5 1
6 Rick McIvor 34 38 1.1 0 34 38 1.1 0
7 Carl Robinson 22 47 2.1 1 2 17 8.5 0 24 64 2.7 1
8 Lam Jones 14 68 4.9 0 36 535 14.9 2 50 603 12.1 2
9 Herkie Walls 12 119 9.9 1 1 13 13.0 0 13 132 10.2 1
10 Jon Aune 11 6 0.5 0 11 6 0.5 0
11 Rickey Hicks 5 5 1.0 0 5 5 1.0 0
12 Kermit Goode 1 1 1.0 0 1 1 1.0 0
13 Les Koenning 18 326 18.1 1 18 326 18.1 1
14 Lawrence Sampleton 16 315 19.7 1 16 315 19.7 1
15 Steve Hall 1 2 2.0 1 1 2 2.0 1

Defense & Fumbles

Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Derrick Hatchett 6 58 9.7 0
2 Vance Bedford 2 6 3.0 0
3 Chuck Holloway 1 4 4.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Herkie Walls 11 234 21.3 0 8 66 8.3 0
2 Lam Jones 8 133 16.6 0
3 Johnnie Johnson 2 10 5.0 0 38 244 6.4 0
4 Bobby Johnson 2 0 0.0 0
5 Rudy Izzard 1 7 7.0 0
6 Kenneth Sims 1 8 8.0 0
7 Richard Slaydon 1 6 6.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 John Goodson 21 22 95.5 17 28 60.7 72 37 1395 37.7
2 Ted Constanzo 21 769 36.6