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2006 Big 12 Conference Year Summary

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Record: 85-69, .552 W-L% (7th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 3.21 (5th of 12) ▪ SOS: 0.88 (6th of 12)

Division Champions: Nebraska (North) and Oklahoma (South)
Conference Champion: Oklahoma (Won Championship Game 21-7)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas and Texas Tech)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Oklahoma and Texas)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
North W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Nebraska 9 5 .643 6 2 .750 30.6 18.3 8.92 1.99
Missouri 8 5 .615 4 4 .500 30.1 19.5 8.15 -0.09
Kansas State 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 22.8 23.8 -0.07 1.32
Kansas 6 6 .500 3 5 .375 29.0 25.5 0.53 -1.64
Colorado 2 10 .167 2 6 .250 16.3 22.3 -6.18 0.99
Iowa State 4 8 .333 1 7 .125 18.8 30.8 -9.91 0.17
South W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Oklahoma 11 3 .786 7 1 .875 30.3 17.3 12.75 2.83
Texas 10 3 .769 6 2 .750 35.9 18.3 12.18 0.57
Texas A&M 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 27.8 20.5 6.53 0.99
Texas Tech 8 5 .615 4 4 .500 32.5 25.1 4.20 0.43
Oklahoma State 7 6 .538 3 5 .375 35.2 25.6 6.04 1.12
Baylor 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 23.6 32.6 -4.62 1.88

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/5 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
Oklahoma 10 15 15 17 16 14 23 20 19 18 17 16 13 8 7 11
Texas 3 2 8 7 7 7 6 5 5 4 4 11 11 17 18 13
Missouri         25 23 19 24 23              
Nebraska 20 21 19 23 21 22 21 17 20     24 23 19 22  
Texas A&M               23 22 21 24     22 21  
Texas Tech 25 24 24                          

8 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2007-01-01 Cotton Bowl Auburn 17 Nebraska 14 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
2007-01-01 Fiesta Bowl Boise State 43 Oklahoma 42 Fiesta Bowl (Glendale, AZ)
2006-12-30 Alamo Bowl Texas 26 Iowa 24 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)
2006-12-29 Insight Bowl Texas Tech 44 Minnesota 41 Insight Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
2006-12-29 Sun Bowl Oregon State 39 Missouri 38 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
2006-12-28 Holiday Bowl California 45 Texas A&M 10 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
2006-12-28 Independence Bowl Oklahoma State 34 Alabama 31 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
2006-12-28 Texas Bowl Rutgers 37 Kansas State 10 Texas Bowl (Houston, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Graham Harrell* (Texas Tech) 412
2. Chase Daniel* (Missouri) 287
3. Shawn Bell (Baylor) 241
4. Zac Taylor* (Nebraska) 233
6. Colt McCoy* (Texas) 217
7. Bret Meyer (Iowa State) 211
8. Paul Thompson* (Oklahoma) 204
9. Stephen McGee* (Texas A&M) 194
10. Bobby Reid* (Oklahoma State) 148

Pass Attempts

1. Graham Harrell* (Texas Tech) 617
2. Chase Daniel* (Missouri) 452
3. Zac Taylor* (Nebraska) 391
5. Shawn Bell (Baylor) 383
6. Bret Meyer (Iowa State) 374
7. Paul Thompson* (Oklahoma) 336
8. Colt McCoy* (Texas) 318
9. Stephen McGee* (Texas A&M) 313
10. Josh Freeman* (Kansas State) 270

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Colt McCoy* (Texas) 68.2
2. Graham Harrell* (Texas Tech) 66.8
3. Chase Daniel* (Missouri) 63.5
4. Shawn Bell (Baylor) 62.9
5. Stephen McGee* (Texas A&M) 62.0
6. Paul Thompson* (Oklahoma) 60.7
7. Zac Taylor* (Nebraska) 59.6
9. Kerry Meier (Kansas) 56.5
10. Bret Meyer (Iowa State) 56.4

Passing Yards

1. Graham Harrell* (Texas Tech) 4555
2. Chase Daniel* (Missouri) 3527
3. Zac Taylor* (Nebraska) 3197
5. Paul Thompson* (Oklahoma) 2667
6. Shawn Bell (Baylor) 2582
7. Colt McCoy* (Texas) 2570
8. Bret Meyer (Iowa State) 2546
9. Stephen McGee* (Texas A&M) 2295
10. Bobby Reid* (Oklahoma State) 2266

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bobby Reid* (Oklahoma State) 8.5
2. Zac Taylor* (Nebraska) 8.2
4. Colt McCoy* (Texas) 8.1
5. Paul Thompson* (Oklahoma) 7.9
6. Chase Daniel* (Missouri) 7.8
7. Graham Harrell* (Texas Tech) 7.4
8. Stephen McGee* (Texas A&M) 7.3
9. Bret Meyer (Iowa State) 6.8
10. Shawn Bell (Baylor) 6.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Colt McCoy* (Texas) 8.9
2. Zac Taylor* (Nebraska) 8.6
4. Bobby Reid* (Oklahoma State) 8.4
5. Chase Daniel* (Missouri) 8.0
6. Graham Harrell* (Texas Tech) 7.8
7. Stephen McGee* (Texas A&M) 7.8
8. Paul Thompson* (Oklahoma) 7.8
9. Shawn Bell (Baylor) 6.6
10. Bret Meyer (Iowa State) 6.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Colt McCoy* (Texas) 161.8
2. Bobby Reid* (Oklahoma State) 148.1
3. Zac Taylor* (Nebraska) 146.1
5. Graham Harrell* (Texas Tech) 145.5
6. Chase Daniel* (Missouri) 145.1
7. Paul Thompson* (Oklahoma) 142.4
8. Stephen McGee* (Texas A&M) 134.9
9. Shawn Bell (Baylor) 130.7
10. Kerry Meier (Kansas) 123.4

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Adarius Bowman* (Oklahoma State) 19.7
3. Maurice Purify* (Nebraska) 18.5
4. Limas Sweed* (Texas) 17.4
5. William Franklin* (Missouri) 17.3
6. Malcolm Kelly* (Oklahoma) 16.0
7. D'Juan Woods* (Oklahoma State) 15.8
8. Chad Schroeder* (Texas A&M) 15.7
9. Trent Shelton (Baylor) 15.1
10. Yamon Figurs* (Kansas State) 14.9

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Jon Cornish (Kansas) 274
2. Shannon Woods* (Texas Tech) 227
3. Brandon Jackson* (Nebraska) 221
4. Tony Temple* (Missouri) 199
5. Adrian Peterson* (Oklahoma) 198
6. Jamaal Charles* (Texas) 174
7. Jorvorskie Lane* (Texas A&M) 173
  Marlon Lucky* (Nebraska) 173
9. Allen Patrick* (Oklahoma) 169
10. Selvin Young* (Texas) 160

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Jon Cornish (Kansas) 1651
2. Shannon Woods* (Texas Tech) 1498
3. Joel Filani* (Texas Tech) 1334
4. Brandon Jackson* (Nebraska) 1302
5. Adarius Bowman* (Oklahoma State) 1182
7. Adrian Peterson* (Oklahoma) 1148
8. Marlon Lucky* (Nebraska) 1111
9. Tony Temple* (Missouri) 1097
10. Jamaal Charles* (Texas) 1014

Total Yards

1. Graham Harrell* (Texas Tech) 4489
2. Chase Daniel* (Missouri) 3906
3. Zac Taylor* (Nebraska) 3165
5. Stephen McGee* (Texas A&M) 2961
6. Paul Thompson* (Oklahoma) 2818
7. Bobby Reid* (Oklahoma State) 2766
8. Colt McCoy* (Texas) 2740
9. Bret Meyer (Iowa State) 2723
10. Shawn Bell (Baylor) 2445

Total Yards Per Play

1. Zac Taylor* (Nebraska) 7.0
3. Graham Harrell* (Texas Tech) 6.9
4. Chase Daniel* (Missouri) 6.5

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Yamon Figurs* (Kansas State) 2