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2008 Big 12 Conference Year Summary

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Record: 91-62, .595 W-L% (2nd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.96 (1st of 12) ▪ SOS: 3.96 (1st of 12)

Division Champions: Missouri (North), Nebraska (North), Oklahoma (South), Texas (South) and Texas Tech (South)
Conference Champion: Oklahoma (Won Championship Game 62-21)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas and Texas Tech)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Missouri, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas Tech)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
North W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Missouri 10 4 .714 5 3 .625 42.2 27.2 13.11 4.54
Nebraska 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 35.4 28.5 10.92 3.69
Kansas 8 5 .615 4 4 .500 33.4 28.8 9.23 4.00
Colorado 5 7 .417 2 6 .250 20.2 29.3 -1.07 4.10
Kansas State 5 7 .417 2 6 .250 34.9 35.8 -3.39 0.78
Iowa State 2 10 .167 0 8 .000 25.3 35.8 -7.80 1.11
South W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Texas 12 1 .923 7 1 .875 42.4 18.8 23.98 6.05
Oklahoma 12 2 .857 7 1 .875 51.1 24.5 24.79 6.72
Texas Tech 11 2 .846 7 1 .875 43.8 27.8 15.46 3.00
Oklahoma State 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 40.8 28.1 13.09 3.78
Baylor 4 8 .333 2 6 .250 28.0 29.3 2.59 5.68
Texas A&M 4 8 .333 2 6 .250 25.0 37.4 -5.38 4.12

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/2 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Texas 11 10 8 7 7 5 5 1 1 1 5 4 4 4 3 3 4
Oklahoma 4 4 3 2 2 1 1 4 4 4 6 5 5 3 4 2 5
Texas Tech 12 12 12 11 10 7 7 7 8 6 2 2 2 7 8 8 12
Oklahoma State           21 17 8 7 9 8 11 11 11 14 13 16
Missouri 6 6 6 5 6 4 3 11 16 14 13 12 12 12 19 25 19
Kansas 14 14 13 19 18 16 16 16 19                

7 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2009-01-08 BCS Championship Florida 24 Oklahoma 14 BCS Championship (Miami, FL)
2009-01-05 Fiesta Bowl Texas 24 Ohio State 21 Fiesta Bowl (Glendale, AZ)
2009-01-02 Cotton Bowl Mississippi 47 Texas Tech 34 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
2009-01-01 Gator Bowl Nebraska 26 Clemson 21 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
2008-12-31 Insight Bowl Kansas 42 Minnesota 21 Insight Bowl (Glendale, AZ)
2008-12-30 Holiday Bowl Oregon 42 Oklahoma State 31 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
2008-12-29 Alamo Bowl Missouri 30 Northwestern 23 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Graham Harrell* (TXTECH) 442
2. Chase Daniel* (MO) 385
3. Colt McCoy* (TX) 332
4. Todd Reesing* (KS) 329
5. Sam Bradford* (OK) 328
6. Joe Ganz* (NE) 285
7. Austen Arnaud (IAST) 247
8. Josh Freeman (KSST) 224
9. Zac Robinson* (OKST) 204
10. Jerrod Johnson (TXAM) 194

Pass Attempts

1. Graham Harrell* (TXTECH) 626
2. Chase Daniel* (MO) 528
3. Todd Reesing* (KS) 495
4. Sam Bradford* (OK) 483
5. Colt McCoy* (TX) 433
6. Joe Ganz* (NE) 420
7. Austen Arnaud (IAST) 401
8. Josh Freeman (KSST) 382
9. Jerrod Johnson (TXAM) 326
10. Cody Hawkins (CO) 320

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Colt McCoy* (TX) 76.7
2. Chase Daniel* (MO) 72.9
3. Graham Harrell* (TXTECH) 70.6
4. Sam Bradford* (OK) 67.9
5. Joe Ganz* (NE) 67.9
6. Todd Reesing* (KS) 66.5
7. Zac Robinson* (OKST) 65.0
8. Austen Arnaud (IAST) 61.6
9. Robert Griffin III (BAY) 59.9
10. Jerrod Johnson (TXAM) 59.5

Passing Yards

1. Graham Harrell* (TXTECH) 5111
2. Sam Bradford* (OK) 4720
3. Chase Daniel* (MO) 4335
4. Todd Reesing* (KS) 3888
5. Colt McCoy* (TX) 3859
6. Joe Ganz* (NE) 3568
7. Zac Robinson* (OKST) 3064
8. Josh Freeman (KSST) 2945
9. Austen Arnaud (IAST) 2792
10. Jerrod Johnson (TXAM) 2435

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Sam Bradford* (OK) 9.8
2. Zac Robinson* (OKST) 9.8
3. Colt McCoy* (TX) 8.9
4. Joe Ganz* (NE) 8.5
5. Chase Daniel* (MO) 8.2
6. Graham Harrell* (TXTECH) 8.2
7. Todd Reesing* (KS) 7.9
8. Robert Griffin III (BAY) 7.8
9. Josh Freeman (KSST) 7.7
10. Jerrod Johnson (TXAM) 7.5

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Sam Bradford* (OK) 11.1
2. Zac Robinson* (OKST) 9.9
3. Colt McCoy* (TX) 9.7
4. Graham Harrell* (TXTECH) 9.0
5. Joe Ganz* (NE) 8.5
6. Robert Griffin III (BAY) 8.4
7. Chase Daniel* (MO) 8.2
8. Todd Reesing* (KS) 8.0
9. Josh Freeman (KSST) 7.8
10. Jerrod Johnson (TXAM) 7.4

Passing Touchdowns

1. Sam Bradford* (OK) 50
2. Graham Harrell* (TXTECH) 45
3. Chase Daniel* (MO) 39
4. Colt McCoy* (TX) 34
5. Todd Reesing* (KS) 32
6. Zac Robinson* (OKST) 25
  Joe Ganz* (NE) 25
8. Jerrod Johnson (TXAM) 21
9. Josh Freeman (KSST) 20
10. Cody Hawkins (CO) 17

Passing Interceptions

1. Chase Daniel* (MO) 18
2. Todd Reesing* (KS) 13
3. Joe Ganz* (NE) 11
4. Cody Hawkins (CO) 10
  Jerrod Johnson (TXAM) 10
  Austen Arnaud (IAST) 10
  Zac Robinson* (OKST) 10
8. Graham Harrell* (TXTECH) 9
9. Josh Freeman (KSST) 8
  Sam Bradford* (OK) 8
  Colt McCoy* (TX) 8

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Sam Bradford* (OK) 180.8
2. Colt McCoy* (TX) 173.8
3. Zac Robinson* (OKST) 166.8
4. Graham Harrell* (TXTECH) 160.0
5. Chase Daniel* (MO) 159.4
6. Joe Ganz* (NE) 153.6
7. Todd Reesing* (KS) 148.5
8. Robert Griffin III (BAY) 142.0
9. Jerrod Johnson (TXAM) 137.4
10. Josh Freeman (KSST) 136.5

Rush Attempts

1. Kendall Hunter* (OKST) 241
2. Chris Brown* (OK) 217
3. Jake Sharp* (KS) 186
4. Demarco Murray* (OK) 179
5. Derrick Washington* (MO) 177
6. Robert Griffin III (BAY) 173
7. Alexander Robinson (IAST) 153
8. Jay Finley (BAY) 149
9. Zac Robinson* (OKST) 146
10. Shannon Woods* (TXTECH) 141

Rushing Yards

1. Kendall Hunter* (OKST) 1555
2. Chris Brown* (OK) 1220
3. Derrick Washington* (MO) 1036
4. Demarco Murray* (OK) 1002
5. Jay Finley (BAY) 865
6. Jake Sharp* (KS) 860
7. Robert Griffin III (BAY) 843
8. Roy Helu Jr.* (NE) 803
9. Baron Batch* (TXTECH) 758
10. Shannon Woods* (TXTECH) 716

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Keith Toston* (OKST) 6.7
2. Baron Batch* (TXTECH) 6.7
3. Kendall Hunter* (OKST) 6.5
4. Roy Helu Jr.* (NE) 6.4
5. Derrick Washington* (MO) 5.9
6. Jay Finley (BAY) 5.8
7. Chris Brown* (OK) 5.6
8. Demarco Murray* (OK) 5.6
9. Shannon Woods* (TXTECH) 5.1
10. Robert Griffin III (BAY) 4.9

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Chris Brown* (OK) 20
2. Derrick Washington* (MO) 17
3. Kendall Hunter* (OKST) 16
4. Demarco Murray* (OK) 14
  Josh Freeman (KSST) 14
6. Robert Griffin III (BAY) 13
7. Jake Sharp* (KS) 12
  Cody Johnson* (TX) 12
  Shannon Woods* (TXTECH) 12
10. Colt McCoy* (TX) 11

Receptions

1. Jeremy Maclin* (MO) 102
2. Kerry Meier* (KS) 97
  Michael Crabtree* (TXTECH) 97
4. Dezmon Briscoe* (KS) 92
  Quan Cosby* (TX) 92
6. Chase Coffman* (MO) 90
7. Jordan Shipley* (TX) 89
8. Dez Bryant* (OKST) 87
9. Detron Lewis* (TXTECH) 76
10. Eric Morris* (TXTECH) 74
  Juaquin Iglesias* (OK) 74

Receiving Yards

1. Dez Bryant* (OKST) 1480
2. Dezmon Briscoe* (KS) 1407
3. Jeremy Maclin* (MO) 1260
4. Michael Crabtree* (TXTECH) 1165
5. Juaquin Iglesias* (OK) 1150
6. Quan Cosby* (TX) 1123
7. Jordan Shipley* (TX) 1060
8. Brandon Banks (KSST) 1049
9. Kerry Meier* (KS) 1045
10. Chase Coffman* (MO) 987

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Quentin Chaney* (OK) 17.4
2. Dez Bryant* (OKST) 17.0
3. Manuel Johnson* (OK) 17.0
4. Edward Britton* (TXTECH) 16.5
5. Ernie Pierce (KSST) 15.7
6. Brandon Banks (KSST) 15.7
7. Juaquin Iglesias* (OK) 15.5
8. Ryan Tannehill (TXAM) 15.3
9. Dezmon Briscoe* (KS) 15.3
10. Deon Murphy (KSST) 15.0

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Michael Crabtree* (TXTECH) 19
  Dez Bryant* (OKST) 19
3. Dezmon Briscoe* (KS) 15
4. Jermaine Gresham* (OK) 14
5. Jeremy Maclin* (MO) 13
6. Jordan Shipley* (TX) 11
7. Juaquin Iglesias* (OK) 10
  Chase Coffman* (MO) 10
  Nate Swift* (NE) 10
  Quan Cosby* (TX) 10

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Kendall Hunter* (OKST) 263
2. Chris Brown* (OK) 232
3. Jake Sharp* (KS) 211
4. Demarco Murray* (OK) 210
5. Derrick Washington* (MO) 206
6. Shannon Woods* (TXTECH) 177
7. Robert Griffin III (BAY) 174
8. Alexander Robinson (IAST) 170
9. Baron Batch* (TXTECH) 158
10. Jay Finley (BAY) 156

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Kendall Hunter* (OKST) 1753
2. Jeremy Maclin* (MO) 1553
3. Dez Bryant* (OKST) 1480
4. Dezmon Briscoe* (KS) 1425
5. Demarco Murray* (OK) 1397
6. Chris Brown* (OK) 1329
7. Derrick Washington* (MO) 1313
8. Baron Batch* (TXTECH) 1207
9. Brandon Banks (KSST) 1175
10. Michael Crabtree* (TXTECH) 1166

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Chris Brown* (OK) 21
2. Dez Bryant* (OKST) 19
  Michael Crabtree* (TXTECH) 19
  Derrick Washington* (MO) 19
5. Demarco Murray* (OK) 18
6. Kendall Hunter* (OKST) 17
7. Dezmon Briscoe* (KS) 15
  Jeremy Maclin* (MO) 15
9. Jermaine Gresham* (OK) 14
  Josh Freeman (KSST) 14
  Shannon Woods* (TXTECH) 14

Total Plays

1. Graham Harrell* (TXTECH) 667
2. Todd Reesing* (KS) 621
3. Chase Daniel* (MO) 597
4. Colt McCoy* (TX) 569
5. Sam Bradford* (OK) 525
6. Joe Ganz* (NE) 512
7. Austen Arnaud (IAST) 510
8. Josh Freeman (KSST) 489
9. Zac Robinson* (OKST) 460
10. Robert Griffin III (BAY) 440

Total Yards

1. Graham Harrell* (TXTECH) 5096
2. Sam Bradford* (OK) 4767
3. Chase Daniel* (MO) 4616
4. Colt McCoy* (TX) 4420
5. Todd Reesing* (KS) 4112
6. Joe Ganz* (NE) 3826
7. Zac Robinson* (OKST) 3626
8. Josh Freeman (KSST) 3349
9. Austen Arnaud (IAST) 3193
10. Robert Griffin III (BAY) 2934

Total Yards Per Play

1. Sam Bradford* (OK) 9.1
2. Zac Robinson* (OKST) 7.9
3. Colt McCoy* (TX) 7.8
4. Chase Daniel* (MO) 7.7
5. Graham Harrell* (TXTECH) 7.6
6. Joe Ganz* (NE) 7.5
7. Josh Freeman (KSST) 6.8
8. Todd Reesing* (KS) 6.6
9. Austen Arnaud (IAST) 6.3

Total Touchdowns

1. Sam Bradford* (OK) 55
2. Graham Harrell* (TXTECH) 51
3. Colt McCoy* (TX) 45
4. Chase Daniel* (MO) 40
5. Todd Reesing* (KS) 36
6. Josh Freeman (KSST) 34
7. Zac Robinson* (OKST) 33
8. Joe Ganz* (NE) 30
9. Robert Griffin III (BAY) 28
10. Jerrod Johnson (TXAM) 24

Touchdowns

1. Chris Brown* (OK) 21
  Dez Bryant* (OKST) 21
3. Michael Crabtree* (TXTECH) 19
  Derrick Washington* (MO) 19
5. Demarco Murray* (OK) 18
6. Jeremy Maclin* (MO) 17
  Kendall Hunter* (OKST) 17
8. Dezmon Briscoe* (KS) 15
9. Josh Freeman (KSST) 14
  Jermaine Gresham* (OK) 14
  Shannon Woods* (TXTECH) 14

Extra Point Attempts

1. Jimmy Stevens* (OK) 99
2. Jeff Wolfert* (MO) 73
3. Dan Bailey* (OKST) 65
4. Hunter Lawrence* (TX) 60
5. Alex Henery* (NE) 57
6. Brooks Rossman (KSST) 55
  Brooks Rossman (KSST) 55
8. Jacob Branstetter* (KS) 52
9. Ben Parks (BAY) 44
10. Donnie Carona* (TXTECH) 37

Extra Points Made

1. Jimmy Stevens* (OK) 94
2. Jeff Wolfert* (MO) 73
3. Dan Bailey* (OKST) 65
4. Hunter Lawrence* (TX) 60
5. Alex Henery* (NE) 56
6. Brooks Rossman (KSST) 54
  Brooks Rossman (KSST) 54
8. Jacob Branstetter* (KS) 51
9. Ben Parks (BAY) 39
10. Matt Williams* (TXTECH) 33
  Donnie Carona* (TXTECH) 33
  Grant Mahoney (IAST) 33

Field Goal Attempts

1. Jeff Wolfert* (MO) 27
2. Grant Mahoney (IAST) 25
3. Alex Henery* (NE) 21
4. Dan Bailey* (OKST) 19
5. Aric Goodman (CO) 14
  Aric Goodman (CO) 14
7. Hunter Lawrence* (TX) 12
  Brooks Rossman (KSST) 12
  Brooks Rossman (KSST) 12
  Jacob Branstetter* (KS) 12
  Jimmy Stevens* (OK) 12

Field Goals Made

1. Jeff Wolfert* (MO) 20
2. Alex Henery* (NE) 18
3. Grant Mahoney (IAST) 17
4. Dan Bailey* (OKST) 15
5. Hunter Lawrence* (TX) 10
6. Brooks Rossman (KSST) 9
  Brooks Rossman (KSST) 9
  Jacob Branstetter* (KS) 9
9. Jimmy Stevens* (OK) 8
10. Randy Bullock (TXAM) 6
  Ben Parks (BAY) 6

Field Goal Percentage

1. Brooks Rossman (KSST) 75.0
2. Aric Goodman (CO) 35.7

Punts

1. Alonso Rojas* (KS) 58
  Alonso Rojas* (KS) 58
3. Mike Knall* (OK) 54
4. Justin Brantly (TXAM) 51
  Mike Brandtner (IAST) 51
6. Derek Epperson (BAY) 49
7. Dan Titchener* (NE) 42
8. Matt Dilallo (CO) 41
9. Matt Fodge* (OKST) 36
10. D.J. Fulhage (KSST) 33

Punting Yards

1. Alonso Rojas* (KS) 2358
  Alonso Rojas* (KS) 2358
3. Justin Brantly (TXAM) 2331
4. Derek Epperson (BAY) 2169
5. Mike Brandtner (IAST) 2124
6. Mike Knall* (OK) 1971
7. Matt Dilallo (CO) 1660
8. Dan Titchener* (NE) 1649
9. Matt Fodge* (OKST) 1544
10. D.J. Fulhage (KSST) 1256

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Alonso Rojas* (KS) 40.7

Punt Returns

1. Deon Murphy (KSST) 28
  Josh Smith (CO) 28
3. Eric Morris* (TXTECH) 26
4. Ryan Broyles* (OK) 24
5. Jeremy Maclin* (MO) 23
  Nate Swift* (NE) 23
7. Daymond Patterson* (KS) 22
8. Dez Bryant* (OKST) 17
9. Joe Bennett (BAY) 11
  Jordan Pugh (TXAM) 11

Punt Return Yards

1. Dez Bryant* (OKST) 305
2. Nate Swift* (NE) 296
3. Josh Smith (CO) 292
4. Deon Murphy (KSST) 283
5. Eric Morris* (TXTECH) 275
6. Jeremy Maclin* (MO) 270
7. Daymond Patterson* (KS) 243
8. Ryan Broyles* (OK) 238
9. Niles Paul* (NE) 80
10. Michael O'Connell (IAST) 77

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Ernie Pierce (KSST) 2
  Dez Bryant* (OKST) 2

Kickoff Returns

1. Josh Smith (CO) 50
2. Cyrus Gray (TXAM) 49
3. Jeremy Maclin* (MO) 42
4. Niles Paul* (NE) 41
  Leonard Johnson (IAST) 41
6. Perrish Cox* (OKST) 30
  Mikail Baker (BAY) 30
8. Demarco Murray* (OK) 28
  Marcus Herford* (KS) 28
10. Aubrey Quarles (KSST) 26

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Josh Smith (CO) 1276
2. Cyrus Gray (TXAM) 1169
3. Leonard Johnson (IAST) 1081
4. Jeremy Maclin* (MO) 1010
5. Niles Paul* (NE) 969
6. Perrish Cox* (OKST) 895
7. Demarco Murray* (OK) 774
8. Mikail Baker (BAY) 758
9. Aubrey Quarles (KSST) 547
10. Brandon Banks (KSST) 498

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Perrish Cox* (OKST) 2

Solo Tackles

1. Sean Weatherspoon* (MO) 76
2. Travis Lewis* (OK) 70
3. Roddrick Muckelroy* (TX) 69
4. Jordan Lake (BAY) 66
5. Andre Sexton* (OKST) 63
6. Brian Duncan* (TXTECH) 61
  Ricky Price* (OKST) 61
8. Shaun Mohler (CO) 60
  Matt Featherston (TXAM) 60
  James Smith (IAST) 60
  Darrell Stuckey* (KS) 60

Assisted Tackles

1. Sean Weatherspoon* (MO) 79
2. Travis Lewis* (OK) 74
3. Joe Pawelek (BAY) 73
4. Joe Mortensen* (KS) 55
5. Brock Christopher* (MO) 54
6. Jeff Smart (CO) 52
7. Alton Dixon (TXAM) 49
8. James Holt* (KS) 47
9. Mike Rivera* (KS) 43
10. Antonio Jones (BAY) 42

Total Tackles

1. Sean Weatherspoon* (MO) 155
2. Travis Lewis* (OK) 144
3. Joe Pawelek (BAY) 128
4. Jeff Smart (CO) 109
5. Brock Christopher* (MO) 105
  James Holt* (KS) 105
7. Roddrick Muckelroy* (TX) 102
8. Andre Sexton* (OKST) 100
9. Darrell Stuckey* (KS) 98
10. Shaun Mohler (CO) 97
  Jordan Lake (BAY) 97

Tackles for Loss

1. James Holt* (KS) 20
2. Sean Weatherspoon* (MO) 18
3. Brian Orakpo* (TX) 18
4. Ndamukong Suh* (NE) 16
5. Jeremy Beal* (OK) 16
  Brandon Williams* (TXTECH) 16
  Stryker Sulak* (MO) 16
8. Sergio Kindle* (TX) 12
9. Travis Lewis* (OK) 12
10. Zach Potter* (NE) 12
  Brad Jones (CO) 12

Sacks

1. Brandon Williams* (TXTECH) 13
2. Brian Orakpo* (TX) 12
3. Stryker Sulak* (MO) 10
4. James Holt* (KS) 10
  Sergio Kindle* (TX) 10
6. Jeremy Beal* (OK) 8
7. McKinner Dixon* (TXTECH) 8
8. Ndamukong Suh* (NE) 8
9. Jake Laptad* (KS) 7
10. Gerald McCoy* (OK) 6

Interception Return Yards

1. Travis Lewis* (OK) 108
2. Sean Weatherspoon* (MO) 100
3. Darcel McBath* (TXTECH) 97
4. Courtney Herndon (KSST) 83
5. Aaron Williams* (TX) 81
6. Ndamukong Suh* (NE) 79
7. Lendy Holmes* (OK) 73
8. Austin Alburtis (IAST) 61
9. Jalil Brown (CO) 57
  Armando Murillo* (NE) 57

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Ndamukong Suh* (NE) 2
  Darcel McBath* (TXTECH) 2
  Sean Weatherspoon* (MO) 2

Passes Defended

1. Jacob Lacey* (OKST) 16
2. Joshua Moore (KSST) 15
3. Darcel McBath* (TXTECH) 14
4. Joe Pawelek (BAY) 13
  Earl Thomas* (TX) 13
  Jamar Wall* (TXTECH) 13
7. Brian Jackson* (OK) 12
  Justin Thornton* (KS) 12
  Darrell Stuckey* (KS) 12
10. Daniel Charbonnet* (TXTECH) 11
  Anthony West* (NE) 11

Fumbles Forced

1. James Holt* (KS) 6
  Keenan Clayton* (OK) 6
  Stryker Sulak* (MO) 6
4. Mike Rivera* (KS) 4
  Brandon Williams* (TXTECH) 4
  Earl Thomas* (TX) 4
  Brian Orakpo* (TX) 4
8. Jeremy Beal* (OK) 3
  William Moore* (MO) 3
  Nic Harris* (OK) 3