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1979 Season

Head Coach: Charles McClendon
Overall Record: 7-5   Conference Record: 4-2
Final Ranking: Unranked
DateOpponentResultSite
Sep. 15Colorado
W
44-0
Boulder
Sep. 22Rice
W
47-3
Baton Rouge
Sep. 29Southern Cal
L
12-17
Baton Rouge
Oct. 6Florida
W
20-3
Baton Rouge
Oct. 13Georgia
L
14-21
Athens
Oct. 20Kentucky
W
23-19
Baton Rouge
Oct. 27Florida State
L
19-24
Baton Rouge
Nov. 3Ole Miss
W
28-24
Jackson
Nov. 10Alabama
L
0-3
Baton Rouge
Nov. 17Miss. State
W
21-3
Baton Rouge
Nov. 24Tulane
L
13-24
New Orleans
Tangerine
Dec. 22Wake Forest
W
34-10
Orlando
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