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1964 Big Eight Conference Year Summary

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Record: 37-42-3, .470 W-L% (10th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 4.65 (6th of 12) ▪ SOS: 5.40 (5th of 12)

Conference Champion: Nebraska

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Nebraska 9 2 0 .818 6 1 0 .857 23.3 7.7 13.70 3.34
Oklahoma 6 4 1 .591 5 1 1 .786 18.8 15.5 9.01 7.83
Kansas 6 4 0 .600 5 2 0 .714 13.6 14.6 5.40 5.30
Missouri 6 3 1 .650 4 2 1 .643 14.2 8.8 10.29 5.29
Oklahoma State 4 6 0 .400 3 4 0 .429 16.5 19.2 4.42 5.62
Kansas State 3 7 0 .300 3 4 0 .429 6.4 18.6 -1.50 5.40
Colorado 2 8 0 .200 1 6 0 .143 10.1 15.6 0.27 7.17
Iowa State 1 8 1 .150 0 7 0 .000 7.2 15.5 -4.41 3.29

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 Final
Nebraska     8 6 5 5 5 4 4 7 6
Oklahoma 2                    

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1965-01-02 Gator Bowl Florida State 36 Oklahoma 19 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1965-01-01 Cotton Bowl Arkansas 10 Nebraska 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Glenn Baxter (OKST) 55
2. Bob Churchich (NE) 54
3. Gary Lane (MO) 50
4. Bernie McCall (CO) 48
5. Bob Skahan (KS) 41
6. Ed Danieley (KSST) 36
7. Tim Van Galder (IAST) 35
8. Fred Duda (NE) 17
9. John Hammond (OK) 16
10. Bobby Page (OK) 15

Pass Attempts

1. Glenn Baxter (OKST) 136
2. Gary Lane (MO) 119
3. Tim Van Galder (IAST) 105
4. Bob Churchich (NE) 102
5. Bernie McCall (CO) 87
6. Ed Danieley (KSST) 79
7. Bob Skahan (KS) 78
8. Fred Duda (NE) 39
9. John Hammond (OK) 38
10. Bobby Page (OK) 35

Passing Yards

1. Bob Churchich (NE) 893
2. Glenn Baxter (OKST) 845
3. Gary Lane (MO) 770
4. Bernie McCall (CO) 569
5. Bob Skahan (KS) 550
6. Ed Danieley (KSST) 358
7. Tim Van Galder (IAST) 354
8. John Hammond (OK) 284
9. Bobby Page (OK) 280
10. Fred Duda (NE) 235

Passing Touchdowns

1. Bob Churchich (NE) 7
  Gary Lane (MO) 7
3. Glenn Baxter (OKST) 4
4. Bobby Page (OK) 3
5. Bob Skahan (KS) 2
  Tommy Pannell (OK) 2
  Fred Duda (NE) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Gary Lane (MO) 14
2. Glenn Baxter (OKST) 11
3. Ed Danieley (KSST) 9
4. Bob Churchich (NE) 8
  Bernie McCall (CO) 8
6. Tim Van Galder (IAST) 6
7. Bobby Page (OK) 3
  Hale Irwin (CO) 3
  Doug Tucker (NE) 3
  Ken Bunte (IAST) 3

Rush Attempts

1. Walt Garrison (OKST) 176
2. Jim Grisham (OK) 146
3. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 129
4. Jerry Condit (KSST) 122
  Gale Sayers (KS) 122
6. Bernie McCall (CO) 114
7. Gary Lane (MO) 100
8. Charlie Brown (MO) 99
  Tony Baker (IAST) 99
10. Kent McCloughan (NE) 96

Rushing Yards

1. Walt Garrison (OKST) 730
2. Jim Grisham (OK) 725
3. Gale Sayers (KS) 633
4. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 497
5. Lance Rentzel (OK) 491
6. Jerry Condit (KSST) 450
7. Frank Solich (NE) 444
8. Gary Lane (MO) 432
9. Ron Oelschlager (KS) 431
10. Tony Baker (IAST) 403

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Lance Rentzel (OK) 5.5
2. Gale Sayers (KS) 5.2
3. Frank Solich (NE) 5.1
4. Jim Grisham (OK) 5.0
5. Bobby Hohn (NE) 4.6
6. Ron Oelschlager (KS) 4.5
7. Gary Lane (MO) 4.3
8. Walt Garrison (OKST) 4.1
9. Tony Baker (IAST) 4.1
10. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 3.9

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Kent McCloughan (NE) 8
2. Walt Garrison (OKST) 5
  Glenn Baxter (OKST) 5
4. Gary Lane (MO) 4
  Bobby Page (OK) 4
  Gale Sayers (KS) 4
  Frank Solich (NE) 4
  Lance Rentzel (OK) 4
  Ben Howe (CO) 4
  Bob Churchich (NE) 4

Receptions

1. Bill Symons (CO) 27
2. Lance Rentzel (OK) 18
  Tony Jeter (NE) 18
4. Tony Sellari (OKST) 17
  Gale Sayers (KS) 17
  Freeman White (NE) 17
7. Jim Waller (MO) 13
8. Sam Harris (CO) 12
9. Harry Wilson (NE) 11
  Jeff Williams (OKST) 11
  Kent McCloughan (NE) 11

Receiving Yards

1. Freeman White (NE) 338
2. Lance Rentzel (OK) 268
3. Bill Symons (CO) 267
4. Tony Sellari (OKST) 238
5. Ben Hart (OK) 235
6. Earl Denny (MO) 222
7. Tony Jeter (NE) 219
8. Kent McCloughan (NE) 213
9. Lynn Chadwick (OKST) 208
10. Gale Sayers (KS) 182

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Bill Symons (CO) 9.9

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Ben Hart (OK) 4
  Kent McCloughan (NE) 4
3. Freeman White (NE) 2
  Jim Waller (MO) 2
  Lance Rentzel (OK) 2
  Sandy Buda (KS) 2
  Charlie Brown (MO) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Walt Garrison (OKST) 182
2. Jim Grisham (OK) 146
3. Gale Sayers (KS) 139
4. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 134
5. Jerry Condit (KSST) 132
6. Bernie McCall (CO) 114
7. Lance Rentzel (OK) 107
  Kent McCloughan (NE) 107
9. Charlie Brown (MO) 106
10. Tony Baker (IAST) 105

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Gale Sayers (KS) 815
2. Walt Garrison (OKST) 813
3. Lance Rentzel (OK) 759
4. Jim Grisham (OK) 725
5. Kent McCloughan (NE) 580
6. Tom Vaughn (IAST) 545
7. Jerry Condit (KSST) 527
8. Earl Denny (MO) 519
9. Frank Solich (NE) 489
10. Charlie Brown (MO) 485

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Kent McCloughan (NE) 12
2. Walt Garrison (OKST) 6
  Lance Rentzel (OK) 6
4. Frank Solich (NE) 5
  Glenn Baxter (OKST) 5
6. Gary Lane (MO) 4
  Charlie Brown (MO) 4
  Ben Hart (OK) 4
  Bobby Page (OK) 4
  Gale Sayers (KS) 4
  Ben Howe (CO) 4
  Bob Churchich (NE) 4

Total Plays

1. Glenn Baxter (OKST) 225
2. Gary Lane (MO) 219
3. Bernie McCall (CO) 201
4. Walt Garrison (OKST) 176
5. Ed Danieley (KSST) 168
6. Bob Churchich (NE) 167
7. Bob Skahan (KS) 160
8. Jim Grisham (OK) 146
9. Gale Sayers (KS) 138
10. Tim Van Galder (IAST) 132

Total Yards

1. Gary Lane (MO) 1202
2. Glenn Baxter (OKST) 1084
3. Bob Churchich (NE) 1045
4. Bob Skahan (KS) 826
5. Bernie McCall (CO) 792
6. Walt Garrison (OKST) 730
7. Jim Grisham (OK) 725
8. Gale Sayers (KS) 688
9. Bobby Page (OK) 503
10. Lance Rentzel (OK) 498

Total Touchdowns

1. Bob Churchich (NE) 11
  Gary Lane (MO) 11
3. Glenn Baxter (OKST) 9
4. Kent McCloughan (NE) 8
5. Bobby Page (OK) 7
6. Walt Garrison (OKST) 5
  Gale Sayers (KS) 5
8. Frank Solich (NE) 4
  Ben Howe (CO) 4
  Lance Rentzel (OK) 4
  Bob Skahan (KS) 4