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1959 Big Seven Conference Year Summary

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Record: 36-35-0, .507 W-L% (6th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 5.37 (5th of 12) ▪ SOS: 4.95 (5th of 12)

Conference Champion: Oklahoma

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Oklahoma 7 3 0 .700 5 1 0 .833 23.4 14.6 14.63 6.53
Missouri 6 5 0 .545 4 2 0 .667 11.4 11.3 6.85 7.03
Iowa State 7 3 0 .700 3 3 0 .500 24.8 8.0 8.45 -1.95
Colorado 5 5 0 .500 3 3 0 .500 14.4 17.7 3.04 4.94
Kansas 5 5 0 .500 3 3 0 .500 16.3 13.4 8.74 6.74
Nebraska 4 6 0 .400 2 4 0 .333 10.8 16.0 3.11 6.91
Kansas State 2 8 0 .200 1 5 0 .167 10.9 26.6 -7.25 4.45

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 Final
Oklahoma 2 2   13   18 19       17 15 15
Missouri                     18 20 18

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1960-01-01 Orange Bowl Georgia 14 Missouri 0 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Gale Weidner (Colorado) 48.3

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Gale Weidner (Colorado) 5.8

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Gale Weidner (Colorado) 3.6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Gale Weidner (Colorado) 95.6

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ronnie Hartline (Oklahoma) 5.7
2. Carroll Zaruba (Nebraska) 5.6
3. Tom Watkins (Iowa State) 5.2
4. Curtis McClinton (Kansas) 5.2
5. Prentice Gautt (Oklahoma) 5.2
6. John Hadl (Kansas) 5.1
7. Donnie Smith (Missouri) 5.1
8. Doyle Schick (Kansas) 4.8
9. Mel West (Missouri) 4.6
10. Dwight Nichols (Iowa State) 3.6

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Don Webb (Iowa State) 12.9
2. Dale Evans (Kansas State) 9.7