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1957 Big Seven Conference Year Summary

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Record: 34-32-5, .514 W-L% (6th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 1.95 (6th of 12) ▪ SOS: 1.98 (6th of 12)

Conference Champion: Oklahoma

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Oklahoma)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Oklahoma)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Oklahoma 10 1 0 .909 6 0 0 1.000 30.3 8.1 21.42 3.69
Kansas 5 4 1 .550 4 2 0 .667 11.5 23.0 -0.56 4.64
Colorado 6 3 1 .650 3 3 0 .500 25.0 13.7 6.25 -2.85
Missouri 5 4 1 .550 3 3 0 .500 14.9 15.7 2.25 1.95
Iowa State 4 5 1 .450 2 4 0 .333 14.2 16.0 -3.45 -0.65
Kansas State 3 6 1 .350 2 4 0 .333 12.4 16.6 -2.00 1.80
Nebraska 1 9 0 .100 1 5 0 .167 6.7 24.3 -10.25 5.25

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 Final
Oklahoma 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 6 5 4
Colorado             18          
Missouri               19        

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1958-01-01 Orange Bowl Oklahoma 48 Duke 21 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 50
2. Wally Strauch (KS) 26
3. Dick Corbin (KSST) 24
  Phillip Snowden (MO) 24
5. Bob Stransky (CO) 18
6. Boyd Dowler (CO) 15
  Duane Morris (KS) 15
8. David Baker* (OK) 14
9. Les Krull (KSST) 13
10. Larry Naviaux (NE) 10

Pass Attempts

1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 99
2. Dick Corbin (KSST) 61
3. Phillip Snowden (MO) 57
4. Boyd Dowler (CO) 47
5. Wally Strauch (KS) 43
6. Duane Morris (KS) 42
7. Bob Stransky (CO) 32
  Carl Dodd* (OK) 32
9. Les Krull (KSST) 31
10. Harry Tolly (NE) 30

Passing Yards

1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 751
2. Wally Strauch (KS) 320
3. Phillip Snowden (MO) 299
4. Duane Morris (KS) 296
5. Bob Stransky (CO) 290
6. Dick Corbin (KSST) 287
7. David Baker* (OK) 281
8. Boyd Dowler (CO) 271
9. Howard Cook (CO) 191
10. Les Krull (KSST) 156

Passing Touchdowns

1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 7
2. David Baker* (OK) 4
3. Howard Cook (CO) 3
  Phillip Snowden (MO) 3
  Wally Strauch (KS) 3
  Bob Stransky (CO) 3
7. Bob Marshall (KS) 2
  Duane Morris (KS) 2
  Boyd Dowler (CO) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Roy Stinnett (NE) 10
2. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 7
  Dick Corbin (KSST) 7
4. Phillip Snowden (MO) 6
  Duane Morris (KS) 6
  Les Krull (KSST) 6
7. Kenneth Clemensen (MO) 4
  Ralph Herbst (CO) 4
9. Boyd Dowler (CO) 3
  Carl Dodd* (OK) 3
  Pete Goeser (IAST) 3
  Harry Tolly (NE) 3
  Wally Strauch (KS) 3

Rush Attempts

1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 211
2. Bob Stransky (CO) 183
3. Clendon Thomas* (OK) 144
4. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 136
5. Homer Floyd (KS) 127
6. Ralph Pfeifer (KSST) 115
7. Jerry Brown (NE) 97
8. David Baker* (OK) 96
9. Carl Dodd* (OK) 93
10. Howard Cook (CO) 91

Rushing Yards

1. Bob Stransky (CO) 1097
2. Clendon Thomas* (OK) 905
3. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 668
4. Eddie Dove (CO) 620
5. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 554
6. Homer Floyd (KS) 505
7. Ralph Pfeifer (KSST) 468
8. Howard Cook (CO) 442
9. Jerry Brown (NE) 398
10. Dennit Morris* (OK) 394

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Eddie Dove (CO) 7.0
2. Clendon Thomas* (OK) 6.3
3. Bob Stransky (CO) 6.0
4. Howard Cook (CO) 4.9
5. Jakie Sandefer* (OK) 4.7
6. Dennit Morris* (OK) 4.6
7. Keith Wilson (KSST) 4.5
8. George Adams (CO) 4.5
9. Gene Worden (CO) 4.2
10. Dick Carpenter* (OK) 4.2

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Bob Stransky (CO) 11
2. Clendon Thomas* (OK) 10
3. Eddie Dove (CO) 8
4. Carl Dodd* (OK) 6
5. David Baker* (OK) 5
  Jakie Sandefer* (OK) 5
7. Bobby Boyd* (OK) 4
8. Brewster Hobby* (OK) 2
  Dick Carpenter* (OK) 2
  Gene Worden (CO) 2
  Howard Cook (CO) 2

Receptions

1. Boyd Dowler (CO) 26
2. Brian Dennis (IAST) 15
  Jim Stuelke (IAST) 15
4. Charles James (MO) 12
5. Ralph Pfeifer (KSST) 11
6. Gale Gibson (IAST) 10
  Jim Letcavits (KS) 10
8. Homer Floyd (KS) 9
  Jim Luzinski (KSST) 9
10. Dick Carpenter* (OK) 8

Receiving Yards

1. Boyd Dowler (CO) 380
2. Brian Dennis (IAST) 252
3. Jim Stuelke (IAST) 226
4. Homer Floyd (KS) 189
5. Jim Letcavits (KS) 176
6. Eddie Dove (CO) 168
7. Gale Gibson (IAST) 138
8. Charles James (MO) 132
9. Ross Coyle* (OK) 123
10. Don Feller (KS) 118

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Boyd Dowler (CO) 14.6

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Gary Nady (CO) 3
  Brian Dennis (IAST) 3
3. Homer Floyd (KS) 2
  Dick Carpenter* (OK) 2
  Jim Letcavits (KS) 2
  Jack Hansen (IAST) 2
  Boyd Dowler (CO) 2
  Charles McCue (KS) 2
  Brewster Hobby* (OK) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 211
2. Bob Stransky (CO) 186
3. Clendon Thomas* (OK) 148
4. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 139
5. Homer Floyd (KS) 136
6. Ralph Pfeifer (KSST) 126
7. David Baker* (OK) 97
  Jerry Brown (NE) 97
9. Howard Cook (CO) 94
  Eddie Dove (CO) 94

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Bob Stransky (CO) 1131
2. Clendon Thomas* (OK) 947
3. Eddie Dove (CO) 788
4. Homer Floyd (KS) 694
5. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 668
6. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 616
7. Ralph Pfeifer (KSST) 577
8. Howard Cook (CO) 470
9. Keith Wilson (KSST) 458
10. Jakie Sandefer* (OK) 428

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Bob Stransky (CO) 11
2. Clendon Thomas* (OK) 10
3. Eddie Dove (CO) 9
4. David Baker* (OK) 6
  Jakie Sandefer* (OK) 6
  Carl Dodd* (OK) 6
7. Bobby Boyd* (OK) 4
  Brewster Hobby* (OK) 4
  Dick Carpenter* (OK) 4
10. Brian Dennis (IAST) 3
  Boyd Dowler (CO) 3
  Gary Nady (CO) 3

Total Plays

1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 310
2. Bob Stransky (CO) 215
3. Clendon Thomas* (OK) 164
4. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 140
5. Dick Corbin (KSST) 136
6. Homer Floyd (KS) 130
7. Carl Dodd* (OK) 125
8. Phillip Snowden (MO) 121
9. Ralph Pfeifer (KSST) 117
  David Baker* (OK) 117

Total Yards

1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 1419
2. Bob Stransky (CO) 1387
3. Clendon Thomas* (OK) 995
4. Eddie Dove (CO) 670
5. Howard Cook (CO) 633
6. David Baker* (OK) 627
7. Hank Kuhlmann (MO) 569
8. Phillip Snowden (MO) 506
9. Homer Floyd (KS) 505
10. Ralph Pfeifer (KSST) 468

Total Touchdowns

1. Bob Stransky (CO) 14
2. Clendon Thomas* (OK) 11
3. David Baker* (OK) 9
4. Eddie Dove (CO) 8
5. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 7
  Carl Dodd* (OK) 7
7. Jakie Sandefer* (OK) 6
8. Howard Cook (CO) 5
  Bobby Boyd* (OK) 5
10. Brewster Hobby* (OK) 3
  Boyd Dowler (CO) 3
  Phillip Snowden (MO) 3
  Wally Strauch (KS) 3