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1969 Big Eight Conference Year Summary

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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)

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Steve Owens (OK) 23
2. Mack Herron (KSST) 20
3. Bob Anderson (CO) 18
4. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 10
5. Terry McMillan (MO) 7
  Jack Mildren (OK) 7
7. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 6
8. Van Brownson* (NE) 5
  Joe Moore (MO) 5
  Russell Harrison (KSST) 5
  Ron McBride (MO) 5

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

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

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

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. Dick Graham (OKST) 3
  Otto Stowe (IAST) 3
  Guy Ingles* (NE) 3
  Mike Montgomery (KSST) 3
  Jon Staggers (MO) 3
  Joe Killingsworth (OK) 3

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. Bob Cutburth (OKST) 146
  Ron Jessie (KS) 146
10. Bub Deerinwater (OKST) 135

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

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. Terry McMillan (MO) 7
  Hermann Eben (OKST) 7
  Jack Mildren (OK) 7
9. Jon Staggers (MO) 6
  Bob Cutburth (OKST) 6

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

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

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