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1969 Big Eight Conference Leaders

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Record: 46-37-0, .554 W-L% (4th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 13.14 (1st of 13) ▪ SOS: 10.90 (1st of 13)

Conference Champion: Missouri and Nebraska

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Lynn Dickey (KSST) 196
2. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 111
3. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 107
4. Terry McMillan (MO) 105
5. Jack Mildren (OK) 79
  Obert Tisdale (IAST) 79
7. Van Brownson* (NE) 63
8. Phil Basler (KS) 40
9. Jim Ettinger (KS) 39
10. Paul Arendt (CO) 34
  Jim Bratten (CO) 34
12. Mike Fontanini (IAST) 16
13. Bob Anderson (CO) 13
14. Chuck Roper (MO) 5
15. Dick Graham (OKST) 3
16. Steve Owens (OK) 2
  Jeff Kinney* (NE) 2
  Tony Dvorsak* (NE) 2
  Mickey Ripley (OK) 2

Pass Attempts

1. Lynn Dickey (KSST) 372
2. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 275
3. Terry McMillan (MO) 233
4. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 189
  Obert Tisdale (IAST) 189
6. Jack Mildren (OK) 172
7. Van Brownson* (NE) 121
8. Phil Basler (KS) 110
9. Jim Ettinger (KS) 93
10. Jim Bratten (CO) 80
11. Paul Arendt (CO) 75
12. Mike Fontanini (IAST) 43
  Bob Anderson (CO) 43
14. Chuck Roper (MO) 14
15. Tony Dvorsak* (NE) 10
16. Max Arreguin (KSST) 6
  Mickey Ripley (OK) 6
18. Dick Graham (OKST) 5
  Jeff Kinney* (NE) 5
20. Steve Owens (OK) 3

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 56.6
2. Lynn Dickey (KSST) 52.7
3. Jack Mildren (OK) 45.9
4. Terry McMillan (MO) 45.1
5. Obert Tisdale (IAST) 41.8
6. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 40.4

Passing Yards

1. Lynn Dickey (KSST) 2476
2. Terry McMillan (MO) 1963
3. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 1593
4. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 1355
5. Jack Mildren (OK) 1319
6. Obert Tisdale (IAST) 896
7. Van Brownson* (NE) 772
8. Phil Basler (KS) 746
9. Paul Arendt (CO) 563
10. Jim Bratten (CO) 539
11. Jim Ettinger (KS) 534
12. Bob Anderson (CO) 124
13. Mike Fontanini (IAST) 116
14. Dick Graham (OKST) 48
15. Chuck Roper (MO) 47
16. Steve Owens (OK) 25
  Max Arreguin (KSST) 25
18. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 19
19. Mickey Ripley (OK) 17
20. Tony Dvorsak* (NE) 14

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Terry McMillan (MO) 8.4
2. Jack Mildren (OK) 7.7
3. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 7.2
4. Lynn Dickey (KSST) 6.7
5. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 5.8
6. Obert Tisdale (IAST) 4.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Terry McMillan (MO) 7.5
2. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 5.6
3. Jack Mildren (OK) 5.5
4. Lynn Dickey (KSST) 5.1
5. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 4.3
6. Obert Tisdale (IAST) 2.9

Passing Touchdowns

1. Terry McMillan (MO) 18
2. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 16
3. Lynn Dickey (KSST) 14
4. Jack Mildren (OK) 8
5. Van Brownson* (NE) 5
  Obert Tisdale (IAST) 5
7. Phil Basler (KS) 4
  Jim Ettinger (KS) 4
9. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 3
  Jim Bratten (CO) 3
11. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Lynn Dickey (KSST) 19
2. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 16
3. Terry McMillan (MO) 13
4. Jack Mildren (OK) 12
5. Obert Tisdale (IAST) 10
6. Phil Basler (KS) 8
  Jerry Tagge* (NE) 8
  Jim Ettinger (KS) 8
9. Jim Bratten (CO) 4
  Bob Anderson (CO) 4
  Mike Fontanini (IAST) 4
  Van Brownson* (NE) 4
  Paul Arendt (CO) 4
14. Chuck Roper (MO) 2
  Jeff Kinney* (NE) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Terry McMillan (MO) 130.2
2. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 113.6
3. Jack Mildren (OK) 111.7
4. Lynn Dickey (KSST) 110.8
5. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 96.6
6. Obert Tisdale (IAST) 79.8

Rush Attempts

1. Steve Owens (OK) 358
2. Joe Moore (MO) 260
3. Bob Anderson (CO) 217
4. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 191
5. John Riggins (KS) 170
6. Obert Tisdale (IAST) 151
7. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 146
8. Bub Deerinwater (OKST) 135
9. Ron Jessie (KS) 131
10. Jack Mildren (OK) 127
  Mack Herron (KSST) 127
12. Ward Walsh (CO) 114
13. Jock Johnson (IAST) 98
14. Jim Bratten (CO) 92
15. Paul Arendt (CO) 91
16. Russell Harrison (KSST) 88
17. Terry McMillan (MO) 87
18. Van Brownson* (NE) 84
19. Ron McBride (MO) 83
  Jerry Tagge* (NE) 83

Rushing Yards

1. Steve Owens (OK) 1523
2. Joe Moore (MO) 1312
3. Bob Anderson (CO) 967
4. John Riggins (KS) 662
5. Ron Jessie (KS) 603
6. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 590
7. Bub Deerinwater (OKST) 587
8. Mack Herron (KSST) 568
9. Ward Walsh (CO) 502
10. Roy Bell (OK) 467
11. Jock Johnson (IAST) 427
12. Mike Montgomery (KSST) 408
13. Dan Schneiss* (NE) 397
14. Jack Mildren (OK) 345
15. Ron McBride (MO) 316
16. Russell Harrison (KSST) 293
17. Jon Staggers (MO) 273
18. Mike Green* (NE) 242
19. Jim Bratten (CO) 234
20. Willie Amison (KS) 218

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Roy Bell (OK) 5.8
2. Dan Schneiss* (NE) 5.3
3. Joe Moore (MO) 5.0
4. Mike Montgomery (KSST) 5.0
5. Ron Jessie (KS) 4.6
6. Mack Herron (KSST) 4.5
7. Bob Anderson (CO) 4.5
8. Ward Walsh (CO) 4.4
9. Jock Johnson (IAST) 4.4
10. Bub Deerinwater (OKST) 4.3
11. Steve Owens (OK) 4.3
12. John Riggins (KS) 3.9
13. Ron McBride (MO) 3.8
14. Jon Staggers (MO) 3.6
15. Russell Harrison (KSST) 3.3
16. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 3.1
17. Jack Mildren (OK) 2.7
18. Dennis McDonald (IAST) 2.7
19. Jim Bratten (CO) 2.5
20. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 2.3

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Steve Owens (OK) 23
2. Mack Herron (KSST) 20
3. Bob Anderson (CO) 18
4. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 10
5. Jack Mildren (OK) 7
  Terry McMillan (MO) 7
7. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 6
8. Van Brownson* (NE) 5
  Joe Moore (MO) 5
  Russell Harrison (KSST) 5
  Ron McBride (MO) 5
12. Phil Basler (KS) 4
  Paul Arendt (CO) 4
  Obert Tisdale (IAST) 4
  Jerry Tagge* (NE) 4
16. Bub Deerinwater (OKST) 3
  Jon Staggers (MO) 3
18. Jock Johnson (IAST) 2
  Ron Jessie (KS) 2
  Lynn Dickey (KSST) 2
  Jeff Hughes* (NE) 2
  Willie Amison (KS) 2
  Jim Ettinger (KS) 2

Receptions

1. Mack Herron (KSST) 52
2. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 44
3. Hermann Eben (OKST) 41
4. Otto Stowe (IAST) 39
5. Jim McFarland* (NE) 32
6. Guy Ingles* (NE) 30
7. Mike Montgomery (KSST) 28
  Monte Huber (CO) 28
9. Larry Frost* (NE) 26
  Mel Gray (MO) 26
11. John Mosier (KS) 25
12. Tom Dearinger (OKST) 24
13. Forrest Wells (KSST) 22
  Steve Zabel (OK) 22
  Jerry Lawson (KSST) 22
16. Charlie Collins (KSST) 21
17. Dan Schneiss* (NE) 20
18. John Henley (MO) 19
19. Dick Graham (OKST) 17
  Jeff Allen (IAST) 17

Receiving Yards

1. Hermann Eben (OKST) 733
2. Mel Gray (MO) 705
3. Mack Herron (KSST) 652
4. Otto Stowe (IAST) 508
5. Monte Huber (CO) 488
6. Guy Ingles* (NE) 463
7. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 455
8. Charlie Collins (KSST) 422
9. Larry Frost* (NE) 413
10. Jim McFarland* (NE) 406
11. John Mosier (KS) 339
12. Ron Jessie (KS) 336
13. Forrest Wells (KSST) 326
14. John Henley (MO) 320
15. Jon Staggers (MO) 292
16. Tom Dearinger (OKST) 263
17. Sonny Yarnell (KSST) 262
18. Joe Killingsworth (OK) 258
19. Bobby Cole (OKST) 242
20. Mike Montgomery (KSST) 217

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Mel Gray (MO) 27.1
2. Charlie Collins (KSST) 20.1
3. Hermann Eben (OKST) 17.9
4. Monte Huber (CO) 17.4
5. John Henley (MO) 16.8
6. Larry Frost* (NE) 15.9
7. Guy Ingles* (NE) 15.4
8. Forrest Wells (KSST) 14.8
9. John Mosier (KS) 13.6
10. Otto Stowe (IAST) 13.0
11. Jim McFarland* (NE) 12.7
12. Mack Herron (KSST) 12.5
13. Tom Dearinger (OKST) 11.0
14. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 10.3
15. Steve Zabel (OK) 9.2
16. Mike Montgomery (KSST) 7.8
17. Jerry Lawson (KSST) 6.5

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Mel Gray (MO) 9
2. Hermann Eben (OKST) 7
3. John Henley (MO) 4
  Bobby Cole (OKST) 4
  Charlie Collins (KSST) 4
6. Jon Staggers (MO) 3
  Mike Montgomery (KSST) 3
  Guy Ingles* (NE) 3
  Otto Stowe (IAST) 3
  Dick Graham (OKST) 3
  Joe Killingsworth (OK) 3
12. Forrest Wells (KSST) 2
  Larry Frost* (NE) 2
  Jeff Kinney* (NE) 2
  Tom Shryock (MO) 2
  Geoffrey Nordgren (OK) 2
  Jerry Lawson (KSST) 2
  Monte Huber (CO) 2
  Mike Green* (NE) 2
  Ray Coleman (IAST) 2
  George McGowan (KS) 2
  Willie Amison (KS) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Steve Owens (OK) 362
2. Joe Moore (MO) 267
3. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 235
4. Bob Anderson (CO) 221
5. Mack Herron (KSST) 179
6. John Riggins (KS) 172
7. Obert Tisdale (IAST) 151
8. Ron Jessie (KS) 146
  Bob Cutburth (OKST) 146
10. Bub Deerinwater (OKST) 135
11. Jack Mildren (OK) 127
12. Ward Walsh (CO) 121
13. Mike Montgomery (KSST) 109
14. Jock Johnson (IAST) 105
15. Russell Harrison (KSST) 96
  Roy Bell (OK) 96
17. Dan Schneiss* (NE) 95
18. Ron McBride (MO) 94
19. Jim Bratten (CO) 92
20. Paul Arendt (CO) 91

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Steve Owens (OK) 1555
2. Joe Moore (MO) 1389
3. Mack Herron (KSST) 1220
4. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 1045
5. Bob Anderson (CO) 1035
6. Ron Jessie (KS) 939
7. Hermann Eben (OKST) 733
8. Mel Gray (MO) 723
9. John Riggins (KS) 685
10. Roy Bell (OK) 682
11. Mike Montgomery (KSST) 625
12. Dan Schneiss* (NE) 605
13. Bub Deerinwater (OKST) 587
14. Ward Walsh (CO) 566
15. Jon Staggers (MO) 565
16. Larry Frost* (NE) 557
17. Otto Stowe (IAST) 541
18. Monte Huber (CO) 520
19. Ron McBride (MO) 466
20. Guy Ingles* (NE) 463

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Steve Owens (OK) 23
2. Mack Herron (KSST) 21
3. Bob Anderson (CO) 19
4. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 12
5. Mel Gray (MO) 10
6. Jack Mildren (OK) 7
  Hermann Eben (OKST) 7
  Terry McMillan (MO) 7
9. Jon Staggers (MO) 6
  Bob Cutburth (OKST) 6
11. Ron McBride (MO) 5
  Van Brownson* (NE) 5
  Joe Moore (MO) 5
  Russell Harrison (KSST) 5
15. Obert Tisdale (IAST) 4
  Jerry Tagge* (NE) 4
  Otto Stowe (IAST) 4
  Bobby Cole (OKST) 4
  Paul Arendt (CO) 4
  Dick Graham (OKST) 4
  John Henley (MO) 4
  Willie Amison (KS) 4
  Phil Basler (KS) 4
  Charlie Collins (KSST) 4
  Mike Montgomery (KSST) 4

Total Plays

1. Lynn Dickey (KSST) 424
2. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 421
3. Steve Owens (OK) 361
4. Obert Tisdale (IAST) 340
5. Terry McMillan (MO) 320
6. Jack Mildren (OK) 299
7. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 272
8. Joe Moore (MO) 260
  Bob Anderson (CO) 260
10. Van Brownson* (NE) 205
11. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 196
12. Phil Basler (KS) 188
13. Jim Bratten (CO) 172
14. John Riggins (KS) 170
15. Paul Arendt (CO) 166
16. Jim Ettinger (KS) 141
17. Bub Deerinwater (OKST) 135
18. Ron Jessie (KS) 131
19. Mack Herron (KSST) 128
20. Ward Walsh (CO) 114

Total Yards

1. Lynn Dickey (KSST) 2356
2. Terry McMillan (MO) 2157
3. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 1754
4. Jack Mildren (OK) 1664
5. Steve Owens (OK) 1548
6. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 1544
7. Joe Moore (MO) 1312
8. Bob Anderson (CO) 1091
9. Van Brownson* (NE) 919
10. Phil Basler (KS) 863
11. Obert Tisdale (IAST) 846
12. Jim Bratten (CO) 773
13. Paul Arendt (CO) 737
14. John Riggins (KS) 662
15. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 609
16. Ron Jessie (KS) 603
17. Bub Deerinwater (OKST) 587
18. Mack Herron (KSST) 568
19. Jim Ettinger (KS) 514
20. Ward Walsh (CO) 502

Total Touchdowns

1. Terry McMillan (MO) 25
2. Steve Owens (OK) 23
3. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 22
4. Mack Herron (KSST) 20
5. Bob Anderson (CO) 18
6. Lynn Dickey (KSST) 16
7. Jack Mildren (OK) 15
8. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 12
9. Van Brownson* (NE) 10
10. Obert Tisdale (IAST) 9
11. Phil Basler (KS) 8
12. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 7
13. Jim Ettinger (KS) 6
14. Russell Harrison (KSST) 5
  Ron McBride (MO) 5
  Joe Moore (MO) 5
  Paul Arendt (CO) 5
18. Jim Bratten (CO) 4
19. Bub Deerinwater (OKST) 3
  Jon Staggers (MO) 3