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1970 Big Eight Conference Leaders

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Record: 49-39-2, .556 W-L% (8th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 13.38 (1st of 13) ▪ SOS: 11.51 (2nd of 13)

Conference Champion: Nebraska

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Jerry Tagge* (Nebraska) 61.1
2. Lynn Dickey (Kansas State) 49.5
3. Tony Pounds (Oklahoma State) 49.4
4. Dean Carlson (Iowa State) 47.7
5. Dan Heck (Kansas) 43.1
6. Chuck Roper (Missouri) 43.0
7. Jim Bratten (Colorado) 42.4

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jerry Tagge* (Nebraska) 8.1
2. Tony Pounds (Oklahoma State) 7.0
3. Dean Carlson (Iowa State) 6.3
4. Dan Heck (Kansas) 6.2
5. Lynn Dickey (Kansas State) 5.9
6. Jim Bratten (Colorado) 5.1
7. Chuck Roper (Missouri) 4.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jerry Tagge* (Nebraska) 7.5
2. Tony Pounds (Oklahoma State) 4.6
3. Dean Carlson (Iowa State) 4.0
4. Dan Heck (Kansas) 3.7
5. Lynn Dickey (Kansas State) 3.1
6. Jim Bratten (Colorado) 2.8
7. Chuck Roper (Missouri) 1.9

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Jerry Tagge* (Nebraska) 141.4
2. Tony Pounds (Oklahoma State) 110.7
3. Dean Carlson (Iowa State) 102.8
4. Dan Heck (Kansas) 96.9
5. Lynn Dickey (Kansas State) 91.4
6. Jim Bratten (Colorado) 79.9
7. Chuck Roper (Missouri) 70.8

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Hermann Eben (Oklahoma State) 19.5
2. Johnny Rodgers* (Nebraska) 18.2
3. Guy Ingles* (Nebraska) 17.4
4. John Goerger (Kansas State) 17.2
5. Mike Creed (Kansas State) 17.2
6. Mel Gray (Missouri) 16.6
7. Dick Graham (Oklahoma State) 15.8
8. Cliff Branch (Colorado) 14.6
9. Otto Stowe (Iowa State) 13.9
10. Henry Hawthorne (Kansas State) 13.9
11. Tom Lorenz (Iowa State) 13.8
12. John Henley (Missouri) 12.7
13. Jerry List* (Nebraska) 12.1
14. Tyrone Walls (Missouri) 11.1
15. Mike Montgomery (Kansas State) 7.6