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1997 Big 12 Conference Leaders

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Record*: 75-65, .536 W-L% (5th of 11) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 77-63 by NCAA.

SRS: 2.15 (5th of 11) ▪ SOS: 1.48 (5th of 11)

Division Champions: Nebraska (North) and Texas A&M (South)
Conference Champion: Nebraska (Won Championship Game 54-15)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Colorado, Kansas State, Nebraska and Texas)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Kansas State, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma State and Texas A&M)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. John Hessler (CO) 181
2. Todd Bandhauer (IAST) 180
3. Jeff Watson (BAY) 143
4. Zebbie Lethridge (TXTECH) 134
5. James Brown (TX) 133
6. Branndon Stewart (TXAM) 111
7. Corby Jones (MO) 102
8. Scott Frost (NE) 88
9. Michael Bishop (KSST) 80
10. Tony Lindsay (OKST) 76
11. Justin Fuente (OK) 69
12. Zac Wegner (KS) 66
13. Randy McCown (TXAM) 48
14. Chris Chaloupka (OKST) 35
15. Matt Johner (KS) 32
16. Richard Walton (TX) 31
17. Eric Moore (OK) 27
18. Marty Cherry (TX) 12
19. Frankie London (NE) 10
20. Odell James (BAY) 7
  Brandon Daniels (OK) 7
Pass Attempts
1. Todd Bandhauer (IAST) 374
2. John Hessler (CO) 338
3. James Brown (TX) 267
4. Zebbie Lethridge (TXTECH) 261
5. Jeff Watson (BAY) 260
6. Branndon Stewart (TXAM) 196
7. Corby Jones (MO) 191
8. Michael Bishop (KSST) 185
9. Scott Frost (NE) 159
10. Zac Wegner (KS) 144
11. Justin Fuente (OK) 129
12. Tony Lindsay (OKST) 123
13. Randy McCown (TXAM) 84
14. Matt Johner (KS) 74
  Chris Chaloupka (OKST) 74
16. Eric Moore (OK) 65
17. Richard Walton (TX) 57
18. Marty Cherry (TX) 24
19. Frankie London (NE) 22
20. Odell James (BAY) 16
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Branndon Stewart (TXAM) 56.6
2. Jeff Watson (BAY) 55.0
3. John Hessler (CO) 53.6
4. Corby Jones (MO) 53.4
5. Zebbie Lethridge (TXTECH) 51.3
6. James Brown (TX) 49.8
7. Todd Bandhauer (IAST) 48.1
8. Michael Bishop (KSST) 43.2
Passing Yards
1. Todd Bandhauer (IAST) 2514
2. John Hessler (CO) 2478
3. James Brown (TX) 1676
4. Corby Jones (MO) 1658
5. Zebbie Lethridge (TXTECH) 1622
6. Michael Bishop (KSST) 1557
7. Jeff Watson (BAY) 1550
8. Branndon Stewart (TXAM) 1429
9. Scott Frost (NE) 1237
10. Tony Lindsay (OKST) 1172
11. Justin Fuente (OK) 1018
12. Zac Wegner (KS) 970
13. Randy McCown (TXAM) 602
14. Eric Moore (OK) 440
15. Chris Chaloupka (OKST) 420
16. Matt Johner (KS) 419
17. Richard Walton (TX) 314
18. Frankie London (NE) 201
19. Marty Cherry (TX) 140
20. Rob Peters (TXTECH) 109
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Corby Jones (MO) 8.7
2. Michael Bishop (KSST) 8.4
3. John Hessler (CO) 7.3
4. Branndon Stewart (TXAM) 7.3
5. Todd Bandhauer (IAST) 6.7
6. James Brown (TX) 6.3
7. Zebbie Lethridge (TXTECH) 6.2
8. Jeff Watson (BAY) 6.0
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Corby Jones (MO) 8.5
2. Michael Bishop (KSST) 7.9
3. Branndon Stewart (TXAM) 7.4
4. Todd Bandhauer (IAST) 6.7
5. John Hessler (CO) 6.0
6. Zebbie Lethridge (TXTECH) 6.0
7. Jeff Watson (BAY) 5.0
8. James Brown (TX) 4.8
Passing Touchdowns
1. Todd Bandhauer (IAST) 20
2. John Hessler (CO) 14
3. Michael Bishop (KSST) 13
4. Corby Jones (MO) 12
5. Branndon Stewart (TXAM) 10
6. Tony Lindsay (OKST) 9
7. Zebbie Lethridge (TXTECH) 6
8. Jeff Watson (BAY) 5
  Scott Frost (NE) 5
  Chris Chaloupka (OKST) 5
  James Brown (TX) 5
12. Zac Wegner (KS) 4
13. Odell James (BAY) 2
  Randy McCown (TXAM) 2
  Justin Fuente (OK) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. John Hessler (CO) 16
2. James Brown (TX) 11
3. Todd Bandhauer (IAST) 9
4. Justin Fuente (OK) 8
  Jeff Watson (BAY) 8
  Michael Bishop (KSST) 8
7. Eric Moore (OK) 6
  Corby Jones (MO) 6
9. Tony Lindsay (OKST) 5
  Zac Wegner (KS) 5
11. Branndon Stewart (TXAM) 4
  Zebbie Lethridge (TXTECH) 4
  Scott Frost (NE) 4
14. Richard Walton (TX) 3
  Marty Cherry (TX) 3
16. Rob Peters (TXTECH) 2
  Matt Johner (KS) 2
  Odell James (BAY) 2
  Sage Rosenfels (IAST) 2
  Chris Chaloupka (OKST) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Corby Jones (MO) 140.8
2. Branndon Stewart (TXAM) 130.6
3. Michael Bishop (KSST) 128.5
4. John Hessler (CO) 119.3
5. Todd Bandhauer (IAST) 117.4
6. Zebbie Lethridge (TXTECH) 108.1
7. Jeff Watson (BAY) 105.3
8. James Brown (TX) 100.5
Rush Attempts
1. Ricky Williams (TX) 279
2. Ahman Green (NE) 278
3. Darren Davis (IAST) 212
4. Ricky Williams (TXTECH) 201
5. Eric Vann (KS) 196
6. De'Mond Parker (OK) 194
7. Corby Jones (MO) 183
8. Scott Frost (NE) 176
9. Eric Hickson (KSST) 169
10. Nathan Simmons (OKST) 166
11. Jamaal Fobbs (OKST) 161
12. Brock Olivo (MO) 155
  Herchell Troutman (CO) 155
14. Tony Lindsay (OKST) 151
15. Sirr Parker (TXAM) 149
16. Michael Bishop (KSST) 147
17. Dante Hall (TXAM) 134
18. Devin West (MO) 132
19. Jerod Douglas (BAY) 131
20. Mike Lawrence (KSST) 127
Rushing Yards
1. Ricky Williams (TX) 1893
2. Ahman Green (NE) 1877
3. De'Mond Parker (OK) 1143
4. Scott Frost (NE) 1095
5. Darren Davis (IAST) 1005
6. Dante Hall (TXAM) 973
7. Ricky Williams (TXTECH) 894
8. Corby Jones (MO) 887
9. Jamaal Fobbs (OKST) 846
10. Sirr Parker (TXAM) 800
11. Eric Vann (KS) 796
12. Eric Hickson (KSST) 750
13. Nathan Simmons (OKST) 711
14. Darrell Bush (BAY) 693
15. Joel Makovicka (NE) 685
16. Brock Olivo (MO) 678
17. Herchell Troutman (CO) 613
18. Mike Lawrence (KSST) 605
19. Michael Bishop (KSST) 566
20. Tony Lindsay (OKST) 564
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Ernest Blackwell (MO) 7.5
2. Dante Hall (TXAM) 7.3
3. Ricky Williams (TX) 6.8
4. Ahman Green (NE) 6.8
5. Darrell Bush (BAY) 6.7
6. Joel Makovicka (NE) 6.5
7. Scott Frost (NE) 6.2
8. De'Mond Parker (OK) 5.9
9. D'Andre Hardeman (TXAM) 5.6
10. Sirr Parker (TXAM) 5.4
11. Jamaal Fobbs (OKST) 5.3
12. Corby Jones (MO) 4.8
13. Mike Lawrence (KSST) 4.8
14. Darren Davis (IAST) 4.7
15. Jermaine Fazande (OK) 4.7
16. Ricky Williams (TXTECH) 4.4
17. Eric Hickson (KSST) 4.4
18. Brock Olivo (MO) 4.4
19. Nathan Simmons (OKST) 4.3
20. Jerod Douglas (BAY) 4.3
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Ricky Williams (TX) 25
2. Ahman Green (NE) 22
3. Scott Frost (NE) 19
4. Corby Jones (MO) 14
5. Brock Olivo (MO) 11
6. Sirr Parker (TXAM) 10
7. Eric Hickson (KSST) 9
  Joel Makovicka (NE) 9
  Dante Hall (TXAM) 9
  Michael Bishop (KSST) 9
  Tony Lindsay (OKST) 9
12. Zebbie Lethridge (TXTECH) 7
  D'Andre Hardeman (TXAM) 7
14. De'Mond Parker (OK) 6
  Correll Buckhalter (NE) 6
  Ernest Blackwell (MO) 6
  Mike Lawrence (KSST) 6
  Eric Vann (KS) 6
19. Nathan Simmons (OKST) 5
  Eric Moore (OK) 5
  Marlon Barnes (CO) 5
  Darren Davis (IAST) 5
  John Hessler (CO) 5
  Jermaine Fazande (OK) 5
  Dwayne Cherrington (CO) 5
Receptions
1. Tyrone Watley (IAST) 50
2. Phil Savoy (CO) 43
3. Malcolm McKenzie (TXTECH) 42
4. Donnie Hart (TXTECH) 41
5. Ed Williams (IAST) 39
6. Darrin Chiaverini (CO) 35
7. Derrius Thompson (BAY) 32
8. Alonzo Mayes (OKST) 29
  Stephen Alexander (OK) 29
10. Mo Little (OK) 27
  Morris Anderson (BAY) 27
12. Marcus Stiggers (CO) 25
  Derrick Spiller (TXAM) 25
  Chris Cole (TXAM) 25
15. Eddie Brooks (MO) 24
16. Kwame Cavil (TX) 23
  Leroy Hodge (TXAM) 23
18. Bryan White (TX) 22
19. Kent Layman (MO) 21
  Darnell McDonald (KSST) 21
  Michael Chandler (KS) 21
  Daman Green (IAST) 21
Receiving Yards
1. Tyrone Watley (IAST) 827
2. Phil Savoy (CO) 659
3. Donnie Hart (TXTECH) 609
4. Kent Layman (MO) 534
  Ed Williams (IAST) 534
6. Malcolm McKenzie (TXTECH) 462
7. Darrin Chiaverini (CO) 461
8. Stephen Alexander (OK) 450
9. Darnell McDonald (KSST) 441
10. Derrick Spiller (TXAM) 436
11. Alonzo Mayes (OKST) 424
12. Derrius Thompson (BAY) 420
13. Gavin Peries (KSST) 404
14. Mo Little (OK) 390
15. Daman Green (IAST) 366
16. Marcus Stiggers (CO) 357
17. Leroy Hodge (TXAM) 336
18. Chris Cole (TXAM) 333
19. Kwame Cavil (TX) 316
20. Morris Anderson (BAY) 315
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Kent Layman (MO) 25.4
2. Darnell McDonald (KSST) 21.0
3. Derrick Spiller (TXAM) 17.4
4. Daman Green (IAST) 17.4
5. Tyrone Watley (IAST) 16.5
6. Stephen Alexander (OK) 15.5
7. Phil Savoy (CO) 15.3
8. Donnie Hart (TXTECH) 14.9
9. Michael Chandler (KS) 14.8
10. Alonzo Mayes (OKST) 14.6
11. Leroy Hodge (TXAM) 14.6
12. Mo Little (OK) 14.4
13. Marcus Stiggers (CO) 14.3
14. Kwame Cavil (TX) 13.7
15. Ed Williams (IAST) 13.7
16. Chris Cole (TXAM) 13.3
17. Darrin Chiaverini (CO) 13.2
18. Derrius Thompson (BAY) 13.1
19. Eddie Brooks (MO) 13.0
20. Bryan White (TX) 12.4
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Tyrone Watley (IAST) 8
2. Alonzo Mayes (OKST) 7
3. Darnell McDonald (KSST) 6
4. Ed Williams (IAST) 5
  Phil Savoy (CO) 5
6. Eddie Brooks (MO) 4
  Donnie Hart (TXTECH) 4
  Termaine Fulton (KS) 4
  Kent Layman (MO) 4
  Derrick Spiller (TXAM) 4
  Marcus Stiggers (CO) 4
12. Andy Stensrud (IAST) 3
  Jamaal Fobbs (OKST) 3
  Justin Swift (KSST) 3
  Morris Anderson (BAY) 3
  Chris Cole (TXAM) 3
  Gavin Peries (KSST) 3
18. Daman Green (IAST) 2
  Malcolm McKenzie (TXTECH) 2
  Sean Love (OKST) 2
  Dwayne Cherrington (CO) 2
  R.W. McQuarters (OKST) 2
  Daniel Campbell (TXAM) 2
  D'Andre Hardeman (TXAM) 2
  Sheldon Jackson (NE) 2
  Torey Coleman (MO) 2
  Gerrick Bivins (IAST) 2
  Derek Lewis (TX) 2
  Javon Green (CO) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Ricky Williams (TX) 299
2. Ahman Green (NE) 292
3. Darren Davis (IAST) 228
4. Ricky Williams (TXTECH) 211
5. Eric Vann (KS) 209
6. De'Mond Parker (OK) 205
7. Corby Jones (MO) 183
8. Nathan Simmons (OKST) 177
9. Scott Frost (NE) 176
  Eric Hickson (KSST) 176
11. Jamaal Fobbs (OKST) 173
  Herchell Troutman (CO) 173
13. Brock Olivo (MO) 168
14. Sirr Parker (TXAM) 167
15. Tony Lindsay (OKST) 152
16. Michael Bishop (KSST) 147
17. Jerod Douglas (BAY) 145
18. Dante Hall (TXAM) 142
19. Devin West (MO) 137
20. Mike Lawrence (KSST) 133
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Ricky Williams (TX) 2043
2. Ahman Green (NE) 1982
3. De'Mond Parker (OK) 1283
4. Darren Davis (IAST) 1135
5. Scott Frost (NE) 1095
6. Dante Hall (TXAM) 1070
7. Ricky Williams (TXTECH) 1024
8. Sirr Parker (TXAM) 994
9. Jamaal Fobbs (OKST) 985
10. Eric Vann (KS) 910
11. Eric Hickson (KSST) 889
12. Corby Jones (MO) 887
13. Darrell Bush (BAY) 828
14. Tyrone Watley (IAST) 827
15. Brock Olivo (MO) 774
16. Nathan Simmons (OKST) 767
17. Joel Makovicka (NE) 745
18. Herchell Troutman (CO) 743
19. Jerod Douglas (BAY) 722
20. Phil Savoy (CO) 659
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Ricky Williams (TX) 25
2. Ahman Green (NE) 22
3. Scott Frost (NE) 19
4. Corby Jones (MO) 14
5. Brock Olivo (MO) 12
6. Sirr Parker (TXAM) 10
  Eric Hickson (KSST) 10
  Joel Makovicka (NE) 10
9. Tony Lindsay (OKST) 9
  Dante Hall (TXAM) 9
  D'Andre Hardeman (TXAM) 9
  Michael Bishop (KSST) 9
13. Tyrone Watley (IAST) 8
14. Alonzo Mayes (OKST) 7
  Zebbie Lethridge (TXTECH) 7
  Dwayne Cherrington (CO) 7
17. Mike Lawrence (KSST) 6
  Ernest Blackwell (MO) 6
  Darnell McDonald (KSST) 6
  Correll Buckhalter (NE) 6
  Jamaal Fobbs (OKST) 6
  De'Mond Parker (OK) 6
  Eric Vann (KS) 6
Total Plays
1. Todd Bandhauer (IAST) 426
2. John Hessler (CO) 413
3. Corby Jones (MO) 374
4. Zebbie Lethridge (TXTECH) 368
5. Jeff Watson (BAY) 336
6. Scott Frost (NE) 335
7. Michael Bishop (KSST) 332
8. James Brown (TX) 308
9. Ricky Williams (TX) 280
10. Ahman Green (NE) 278
11. Tony Lindsay (OKST) 274
12. Branndon Stewart (TXAM) 238
13. Darren Davis (IAST) 214
14. Ricky Williams (TXTECH) 201
15. Eric Vann (KS) 196
16. De'Mond Parker (OK) 194
17. Zac Wegner (KS) 187
18. Eric Hickson (KSST) 169
19. Nathan Simmons (OKST) 167
20. Jamaal Fobbs (OKST) 161
Total Yards
1. John Hessler (CO) 2666
2. Corby Jones (MO) 2545
3. Scott Frost (NE) 2332
4. Todd Bandhauer (IAST) 2135
5. Michael Bishop (KSST) 2123
6. Ricky Williams (TX) 1920
7. Ahman Green (NE) 1877
8. Zebbie Lethridge (TXTECH) 1755
9. Tony Lindsay (OKST) 1736
10. James Brown (TX) 1705
11. Jeff Watson (BAY) 1593
12. Branndon Stewart (TXAM) 1360
13. De'Mond Parker (OK) 1143
14. Darren Davis (IAST) 1005
15. Dante Hall (TXAM) 973
16. Justin Fuente (OK) 955
17. Ricky Williams (TXTECH) 894
18. Zac Wegner (KS) 855
19. Jamaal Fobbs (OKST) 846
20. Sirr Parker (TXAM) 800
Total Touchdowns
1. Corby Jones (MO) 26
  Ricky Williams (TX) 26
3. Scott Frost (NE) 24
4. Michael Bishop (KSST) 22
  Ahman Green (NE) 22
6. Todd Bandhauer (IAST) 20
7. John Hessler (CO) 19
8. Tony Lindsay (OKST) 18
9. Zebbie Lethridge (TXTECH) 13
10. Branndon Stewart (TXAM) 12
11. Brock Olivo (MO) 11
12. Sirr Parker (TXAM) 10
13. Eric Hickson (KSST) 9
  Joel Makovicka (NE) 9
  Dante Hall (TXAM) 9
16. Jeff Watson (BAY) 8
17. D'Andre Hardeman (TXAM) 7
18. Eric Moore (OK) 6
  James Brown (TX) 6
  Correll Buckhalter (NE) 6
  De'Mond Parker (OK) 6
  Mike Lawrence (KSST) 6
  Ernest Blackwell (MO) 6
  Eric Vann (KS) 6