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1962 Big Eight Conference Leaders

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Record: 42-38-3, .524 W-L% (6th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 3.56 (5th of 12) ▪ SOS: 3.66 (5th of 12)

Conference Champion: Oklahoma

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Oklahoma)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 81
2. Frank Cesarek (CO) 78
3. Dennis Claridge (NE) 56
4. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 40
5. Monte Deere (OK) 38
6. Larry Ethridge (CO) 37
7. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 28
  Rodger McFarland (KS) 28
9. Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 24
10. Larry Switzer (IAST) 17
11. Brian Palmer (KS) 13
12. Jim Johnson (MO) 12
  Norman Smith (OK) 12
14. John Faiman (NE) 5
15. Doug Tucker (NE) 4
  Jack Leake (OKST) 4
17. Bobby Page (OK) 3
  David Theisen (NE) 3
  Leon Mavity (CO) 3
  Dave Harvey (MO) 3
  Johnny Roland (MO) 3
  Keith Weber (MO) 3
Pass Attempts
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 180
2. Frank Cesarek (CO) 167
3. Dennis Claridge (NE) 128
4. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 89
5. Larry Ethridge (CO) 88
6. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 84
7. Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 69
8. Rodger McFarland (KS) 66
9. Monte Deere (OK) 65
10. Norman Smith (OK) 41
11. Larry Switzer (IAST) 39
12. Jim Johnson (MO) 33
13. Brian Palmer (KS) 22
14. Jack Leake (OKST) 13
15. Johnny Roland (MO) 12
16. John Faiman (NE) 11
17. Bobby Page (OK) 10
18. Keith Weber (MO) 8
19. Sid Micek (KS) 7
20. Doug Tucker (NE) 6
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Frank Cesarek (CO) 46.7
2. Mike Miller (OKST) 45.0
Passing Yards
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 1056
2. Dennis Claridge (NE) 829
3. Monte Deere (OK) 789
4. Frank Cesarek (CO) 786
5. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 679
6. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 441
7. Rodger McFarland (KS) 366
8. Larry Ethridge (CO) 365
9. Larry Switzer (IAST) 325
10. Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 244
11. Norman Smith (OK) 204
12. Brian Palmer (KS) 203
13. Jim Johnson (MO) 198
14. John Faiman (NE) 63
15. David Theisen (NE) 59
16. Tony Leiker (KS) 58
17. Bobby Page (OK) 51
18. Doug Tucker (NE) 46
  Keith Weber (MO) 46
20. Jack Leake (OKST) 39
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 5.9
2. Frank Cesarek (CO) 4.7
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 4.4
2. Frank Cesarek (CO) 2.1
Passing Touchdowns
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 9
  Monte Deere (OK) 9
3. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 6
4. Frank Cesarek (CO) 5
5. Dennis Claridge (NE) 4
6. Norman Smith (OK) 3
  Rodger McFarland (KS) 3
8. Brian Palmer (KS) 2
  John Faiman (NE) 2
  Johnny Roland (MO) 2
  Larry Corrigan (KSST) 2
  Larry Switzer (IAST) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Frank Cesarek (CO) 12
2. Mike Miller (OKST) 10
3. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 9
4. Larry Ethridge (CO) 8
  Dennis Claridge (NE) 8
6. Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 6
  Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 6
  Jim Johnson (MO) 6
9. Rodger McFarland (KS) 4
  Norman Smith (OK) 4
11. Larry Switzer (IAST) 3
12. Johnny Roland (MO) 2
  Jack Leake (OKST) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Mike Miller (OKST) 99.7
2. Frank Cesarek (CO) 81.8
Rush Attempts
1. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 198
2. Johnny Roland (MO) 159
3. Gale Sayers (KS) 158
4. Bill Harris (CO) 157
5. Jim Grisham (OK) 147
6. Joe Don Looney (OK) 137
7. Rodger McFarland (KS) 123
8. Paul Underhill (MO) 110
  Don Derrick (OKST) 110
10. Dennis Claridge (NE) 104
  Tom Vaughn (IAST) 104
12. Bill Symons (CO) 98
13. Willie Ross (NE) 89
14. Armand Baughman (KS) 88
  Willis Crenshaw (KSST) 88
16. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 82
17. Bill Tobin (MO) 76
18. Ken Coleman (KS) 75
19. Leon Mavity (CO) 73
20. Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 72
Rushing Yards
1. Gale Sayers (KS) 1125
2. Joe Don Looney (OK) 852
3. Johnny Roland (MO) 830
4. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 798
5. Jim Grisham (OK) 711
6. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 597
  Bill Harris (CO) 597
8. Don Derrick (OKST) 539
9. Paul Underhill (MO) 462
10. Willie Ross (NE) 431
11. Armand Baughman (KS) 409
12. Bill Symons (CO) 391
13. Dennis Claridge (NE) 370
14. Rodger McFarland (KS) 352
15. Bill Tobin (MO) 347
  Ken Coleman (KS) 347
17. Wardell Hollis (OKST) 331
  Willis Crenshaw (KSST) 331
19. Leon Mavity (CO) 279
  Warren Powers (NE) 279
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Gale Sayers (KS) 7.1
2. Joe Don Looney (OK) 6.2
3. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 5.7
4. Johnny Roland (MO) 5.2
5. Don Derrick (OKST) 4.9
6. Willie Ross (NE) 4.8
7. Jim Grisham (OK) 4.8
8. Wardell Hollis (OKST) 4.8
9. Armand Baughman (KS) 4.6
10. Ken Coleman (KS) 4.6
11. Bill Tobin (MO) 4.6
12. Paul Underhill (MO) 4.2
13. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 4.0
14. Bill Symons (CO) 4.0
15. Leon Mavity (CO) 3.8
16. Bill Harris (CO) 3.8
17. Willis Crenshaw (KSST) 3.8
18. Dennis Claridge (NE) 3.6
19. Rodger McFarland (KS) 2.9
20. Monte Deere (OK) 2.4
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Johnny Roland (MO) 12
2. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 11
3. Dennis Claridge (NE) 10
4. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 9
  Joe Don Looney (OK) 9
6. Jim Grisham (OK) 8
7. Gale Sayers (KS) 7
8. Armand Baughman (KS) 5
9. Jackie Dempsey (OK) 4
  Frank Cesarek (CO) 4
11. Tony Leiker (KS) 3
  Don Derrick (OKST) 3
  Rodger McFarland (KS) 3
  Willie Ross (NE) 3
  Paul Lea (OK) 3
  Bill Symons (CO) 3
  Bill Thornton (NE) 3
  Ken Coleman (KS) 3
  George Thomas (OKST) 3
  Dennis Stuewe (NE) 3
  Monte Deere (OK) 3
Receptions
1. John McGuire (CO) 36
2. Ken Blair (CO) 35
3. Don Karns (OKST) 21
4. Don Brewington (OKST) 19
5. Dick Limerick (IAST) 17
6. Leon Mavity (CO) 15
7. Jack King (KSST) 13
8. Wardell Hollis (OKST) 12
9. James Huge (NE) 11
  Bill Symons (CO) 11
11. John Flynn (OK) 10
  Virgil Boll (OK) 10
  Richard Callahan (NE) 10
  Larry Montre (IAST) 10
15. Don Derrick (OKST) 9
  Mike Eger (NE) 9
17. Larry Schreiber (IAST) 8
  Jay Roberts (KS) 8
19. Joe Don Looney (OK) 7
  Tony Leiker (KS) 7
  Tommy Ward (OKST) 7
  Gale Sayers (KS) 7
  Mutual Bryant (OKST) 7
Receiving Yards
1. John McGuire (CO) 376
2. Ken Blair (CO) 356
3. Don Karns (OKST) 328
4. Dick Limerick (IAST) 296
5. John Flynn (OK) 247
6. Don Brewington (OKST) 243
7. Virgil Boll (OK) 237
8. James Huge (NE) 208
9. Richard Callahan (NE) 189
10. Leon Mavity (CO) 188
11. Larry Schreiber (IAST) 167
12. Jack King (KSST) 137
13. Joe Don Looney (OK) 119
14. Lloyd Buzzi (KS) 118
15. Ralph McFillen (KSST) 117
16. Mike Eger (NE) 109
17. Jay Roberts (KS) 108
18. Larry Montre (IAST) 105
19. Randy Kidd (IAST) 104
20. Larry Tomlinson (NE) 103
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Don Karns (OKST) 15.6
2. Don Brewington (OKST) 12.8
3. John McGuire (CO) 10.4
4. Ken Blair (CO) 10.2
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Dick Limerick (IAST) 4
2. John Porterfield (OK) 3
3. Bill Tobin (MO) 2
  Don Brewington (OKST) 2
  Tony Leiker (KS) 2
  John McGuire (CO) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 201
2. Johnny Roland (MO) 165
  Gale Sayers (KS) 165
4. Bill Harris (CO) 162
5. Jim Grisham (OK) 147
6. Joe Don Looney (OK) 144
7. Rodger McFarland (KS) 123
8. Don Derrick (OKST) 119
9. Paul Underhill (MO) 111
10. Bill Symons (CO) 109
11. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 105
12. Dennis Claridge (NE) 104
13. Willie Ross (NE) 95
14. Willis Crenshaw (KSST) 91
15. Armand Baughman (KS) 89
16. Leon Mavity (CO) 88
17. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 82
18. Wardell Hollis (OKST) 81
19. Bill Tobin (MO) 79
20. Ken Coleman (KS) 75
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Gale Sayers (KS) 1186
2. Joe Don Looney (OK) 971
3. Johnny Roland (MO) 889
4. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 841
5. Jim Grisham (OK) 711
6. Bill Harris (CO) 628
7. Don Derrick (OKST) 624
8. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 615
9. Willie Ross (NE) 519
10. Paul Underhill (MO) 474
11. Leon Mavity (CO) 467
12. Bill Symons (CO) 464
13. Wardell Hollis (OKST) 426
14. Armand Baughman (KS) 423
15. Bill Tobin (MO) 422
16. Dick Limerick (IAST) 404
  Willis Crenshaw (KSST) 404
18. John McGuire (CO) 376
19. Don Karns (OKST) 372
20. Dennis Claridge (NE) 370
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Johnny Roland (MO) 13
2. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 11
3. Joe Don Looney (OK) 10
  Dennis Claridge (NE) 10
5. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 9
6. Jim Grisham (OK) 8
7. Gale Sayers (KS) 7
8. Armand Baughman (KS) 6
9. Tony Leiker (KS) 5
10. Don Derrick (OKST) 4
  Jackie Dempsey (OK) 4
  Frank Cesarek (CO) 4
  Paul Lea (OK) 4
  Dick Limerick (IAST) 4
15. Rodger McFarland (KS) 3
  Bill Tobin (MO) 3
  Willie Ross (NE) 3
  Bill Symons (CO) 3
  Bill Thornton (NE) 3
  Ken Coleman (KS) 3
  George Thomas (OKST) 3
  Dennis Stuewe (NE) 3
  Lance Rentzel (OK) 3
  John Porterfield (OK) 3
  Monte Deere (OK) 3
Total Plays
1. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 287
2. Dennis Claridge (NE) 232
3. Mike Miller (OKST) 206
4. Frank Cesarek (CO) 193
5. Rodger McFarland (KS) 189
6. Johnny Roland (MO) 171
7. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 166
8. Gale Sayers (KS) 160
9. Bill Harris (CO) 157
10. Jim Grisham (OK) 147
11. Doug Dusenbury (KSST) 141
12. Joe Don Looney (OK) 137
13. Monte Deere (OK) 131
14. Don Derrick (OKST) 115
15. Paul Underhill (MO) 110
16. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 104
  Larry Ethridge (CO) 104
18. Bill Symons (CO) 98
19. Willie Ross (NE) 89
20. Armand Baughman (KS) 88
  Jim Johnson (MO) 88
  Willis Crenshaw (KSST) 88
Total Yards
1. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 1477
2. Dennis Claridge (NE) 1199
3. Gale Sayers (KS) 1138
4. Mike Miller (OKST) 999
5. Monte Deere (OK) 946
6. Joe Don Looney (OK) 852
7. Johnny Roland (MO) 850
8. Frank Cesarek (CO) 736
9. Rodger McFarland (KS) 718
10. Jim Grisham (OK) 711
11. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 597
  Bill Harris (CO) 597
13. Larry Corrigan (KSST) 556
14. Don Derrick (OKST) 546
15. Paul Underhill (MO) 462
16. Willie Ross (NE) 431
17. Armand Baughman (KS) 409
18. Jim Johnson (MO) 395
19. Bill Symons (CO) 391
20. Ken Coleman (KS) 347
  Bill Tobin (MO) 347
Total Touchdowns
1. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 17
2. Dennis Claridge (NE) 14
  Johnny Roland (MO) 14
4. Monte Deere (OK) 12
5. Mike Miller (OKST) 10
6. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 9
  Frank Cesarek (CO) 9
  Joe Don Looney (OK) 9
9. Jim Grisham (OK) 8
10. Gale Sayers (KS) 7
11. Rodger McFarland (KS) 6
12. Armand Baughman (KS) 5
13. Jackie Dempsey (OK) 4
14. Paul Lea (OK) 3
  Bill Symons (CO) 3
  Bill Thornton (NE) 3
  Ken Coleman (KS) 3
  Norman Smith (OK) 3
  George Thomas (OKST) 3
  Dennis Stuewe (NE) 3
  Tony Leiker (KS) 3
  Don Derrick (OKST) 3
  Willie Ross (NE) 3