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1973 Big Eight Conference Year Summary

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Record: 53-33-5, .610 W-L% (1st of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 17.06 (1st of 13) ▪ SOS: 12.64 (1st of 13)

Conference Champion: Oklahoma

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Oklahoma 10 0 1 .955 7 0 0 1.000 36.4 12.1 32.87 13.23
Nebraska 9 2 1 .792 4 2 1 .643 25.5 13.6 25.89 15.56
Kansas 7 4 1 .625 4 2 1 .643 21.1 18.3 15.73 12.64
Missouri 8 4 0 .667 3 4 0 .429 18.3 12.7 17.10 11.18
Oklahoma State 5 4 2 .545 2 3 2 .429 27.5 16.9 14.79 10.70
Colorado 5 6 0 .455 2 5 0 .286 21.8 22.7 12.82 13.64
Kansas State 5 6 0 .455 2 5 0 .286 16.0 23.6 7.70 12.24
Iowa State 4 7 0 .364 2 5 0 .286 22.3 21.5 9.63 11.90

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
Oklahoma 11 11 9 8 6 6 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3
Nebraska 4 2 2 2 2 2 11 10 13 11 10 10 13 12 7
Missouri     20 20 15 12 7 7 12 10 14 19 20   17
Kansas           19 18 17   18 18 20 17 19 18
Colorado 11 10 19   18 17 16   17            
Oklahoma State     17 12 11             18      

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1974-01-01 Cotton Bowl Nebraska 19 Texas 3 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1973-12-29 Sun Bowl Missouri 34 Auburn 17 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1973-12-17 Liberty Bowl North Carolina State 31 Kansas 18 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Dave Humm* (Nebraska) 54.5
2. Dave Jaynes* (Kansas) 53.3
3. Steve Grogan (Kansas State) 43.9

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Dave Humm* (Nebraska) 7.7
2. Steve Grogan (Kansas State) 6.4
3. Dave Jaynes* (Kansas) 6.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Dave Jaynes* (Kansas) 5.8
2. Dave Humm* (Nebraska) 5.8
3. Steve Grogan (Kansas State) 2.8

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Dave Humm* (Nebraska) 124.4
2. Dave Jaynes* (Kansas) 113.5
3. Steve Grogan (Kansas State) 87.4

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Frosty Anderson* (Nebraska) 19.4
2. Dave Logan (Colorado) 18.0
3. Emmett Edwards* (Kansas) 15.8
4. Henry Childs (Kansas State) 15.7
5. Keith Krepfle (Iowa State) 14.5
6. Ritch Bahe* (Nebraska) 13.8
7. Bruce Adams* (Kansas) 13.5
8. J.V. Cain (Colorado) 12.7
9. Robert Miller* (Kansas) 8.3
10. Delvin Williams* (Kansas) 8.2