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1969 Big Eight Conference Year Summary

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Record: 46-37-0, .554 W-L% (3rd 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)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Missouri 9 2 0 .818 6 1 0 .857 33.2 17.4 23.71 11.08
Nebraska 9 2 0 .818 6 1 0 .857 23.1 10.8 21.96 11.32
Colorado 8 3 0 .727 5 2 0 .714 25.1 20.6 15.18 9.99
Oklahoma 6 4 0 .600 4 3 0 .571 28.5 28.9 13.42 11.02
Kansas State 5 5 0 .500 3 4 0 .429 31.6 23.3 15.30 10.20
Oklahoma State 5 5 0 .500 3 4 0 .429 19.7 20.0 13.03 13.43
Iowa State 3 7 0 .300 1 6 0 .143 15.2 23.1 2.49 9.69
Kansas 1 9 0 .100 0 7 0 .000 17.6 29.0 0.05 10.45

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
Missouri 10 11 9 7 6 5 14 9 8 7 6 6 6 6
Nebraska       20       20 17 16 13 13 14 11
Colorado             18             16
Kansas State           18 12 15            
Oklahoma 6 6 6 8 12 11   20            

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1970-01-01 Orange Bowl Penn State 10 Missouri 3 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1969-12-20 Sun Bowl Nebraska 45 Georgia 6 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1969-12-13 Liberty Bowl Colorado 47 Alabama 33 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Jerry Tagge* (Nebraska) 56.6
2. Lynn Dickey (Kansas State) 52.7
3. Jack Mildren (Oklahoma) 45.9
4. Terry McMillan (Missouri) 45.1
5. Obert Tisdale (Iowa State) 41.8
6. Bob Cutburth (Oklahoma State) 40.4

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Terry McMillan (Missouri) 8.4
2. Jack Mildren (Oklahoma) 7.7
3. Jerry Tagge* (Nebraska) 7.2
4. Lynn Dickey (Kansas State) 6.7
5. Bob Cutburth (Oklahoma State) 5.8
6. Obert Tisdale (Iowa State) 4.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Terry McMillan (Missouri) 7.5
2. Jerry Tagge* (Nebraska) 5.6
3. Jack Mildren (Oklahoma) 5.5
4. Lynn Dickey (Kansas State) 5.1
5. Bob Cutburth (Oklahoma State) 4.3
6. Obert Tisdale (Iowa State) 2.9

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Terry McMillan (Missouri) 130.2
2. Jerry Tagge* (Nebraska) 113.6
3. Jack Mildren (Oklahoma) 111.7
4. Lynn Dickey (Kansas State) 110.8
5. Bob Cutburth (Oklahoma State) 96.6
6. Obert Tisdale (Iowa State) 79.8

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Mel Gray (Missouri) 27.1
2. Charlie Collins (Kansas State) 20.1
3. Hermann Eben (Oklahoma State) 17.9
4. Monte Huber (Colorado) 17.4
5. Larry Frost* (Nebraska) 15.9
6. Guy Ingles* (Nebraska) 15.4
7. Forrest Wells (Kansas State) 14.8
8. John Mosier (Kansas) 13.6
9. Otto Stowe (Iowa State) 13.0
10. Jim McFarland* (Nebraska) 12.7

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Steve Owens (Oklahoma) 1555
2. Joe Moore (Missouri) 1389
3. Mack Herron (Kansas State) 1220
4. Jeff Kinney* (Nebraska) 1045
5. Bob Anderson (Colorado) 1035
6. Ron Jessie (Kansas) 939
7. Hermann Eben (Oklahoma State) 733
8. Mel Gray (Missouri) 723
9. John Riggins (Kansas) 685
10. Roy Bell (Oklahoma) 682