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1975 Big Eight Conference Year Summary

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Record: 57-35-0, .620 W-L% (1st of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 13.09 (1st of 14) ▪ SOS: 9.81 (1st of 14)

Conference Champion: Nebraska and Oklahoma

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Oklahoma 11 1 0 .917 6 1 0 .857 28.7 12.8 24.15 11.32
Nebraska 10 2 0 .833 6 1 0 .857 30.6 11.4 20.67 8.50
Colorado 9 3 0 .750 5 2 0 .714 27.6 20.9 15.08 9.08
Kansas 7 5 0 .583 4 3 0 .571 21.8 15.0 13.82 8.49
Oklahoma State 7 4 0 .636 3 4 0 .429 25.9 16.2 14.01 9.74
Missouri 6 5 0 .545 3 4 0 .429 25.6 21.9 14.29 12.56
Iowa State 4 7 0 .364 1 6 0 .143 14.6 23.9 3.19 9.10
Kansas State 3 8 0 .273 0 7 0 .000 8.1 22.5 -0.51 9.67

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 Final
Oklahoma 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 6 7 3 3 1
Nebraska 7 6 6 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 2 2 7 6 9
Colorado         19 13 12 10 16 14 10 9 9 10 16
Kansas                     17   18 19  
Missouri   5 5 5 5 12 10 15 12 19 18 18      
Oklahoma State       17 15 14     19            

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1976-01-01 Orange Bowl Oklahoma 14 Michigan 6 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1975-12-27 Bluebonnet Bowl Texas 38 Colorado 21 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1975-12-26 Fiesta Bowl Arizona State 17 Nebraska 14 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
1975-12-26 Sun Bowl Pittsburgh 33 Kansas 19 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 113
2. David Williams (CO) 103
3. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 79
4. Terry Luck* (NE) 59
5. Tom Mason (IAST) 42
6. Joe Hatcher (KSST) 34
7. Charlie Weatherbie (OKST) 23
8. Buddy Hardeman (IAST) 22
9. Scott Burk (OKST) 20
  Nolan Cromwell (KS) 20

Pass Attempts

1. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 232
2. David Williams (CO) 172
3. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 135
4. Tom Mason (IAST) 128
5. Terry Luck* (NE) 105
6. Joe Hatcher (KSST) 93
7. Scott Burk (OKST) 58
8. Steve Davis (OK) 56
9. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 55
10. Thomas Merrifield (KSST) 49

Pass Completion Percentage

1. David Williams (CO) 59.9
2. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 48.7

Passing Yards

1. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 1792
2. David Williams (CO) 1282
3. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 1153
4. Tom Mason (IAST) 725
5. Terry Luck* (NE) 644
6. Charlie Weatherbie (OKST) 563
7. Steve Davis (OK) 438
8. Joe Hatcher (KSST) 432
9. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 333
10. Scott Burk (OKST) 300

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 7.7
2. David Williams (CO) 7.5

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. David Williams (CO) 7.0
2. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 6.9

Passing Touchdowns

1. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 12
2. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 11
3. David Williams (CO) 7
4. Terry Luck* (NE) 6
5. Charlie Weatherbie (OKST) 5
6. Tom Mason (IAST) 4
7. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 3
8. Scott Burk (OKST) 2
  Jeff Austin (CO) 2
  Scott McMichael (KS) 2
  Joe Hatcher (KSST) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Tom Mason (IAST) 13
2. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 9
  Joe Hatcher (KSST) 9
4. Steve Davis (OK) 7
5. Scott Burk (OKST) 6
6. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 5
  Nolan Cromwell (KS) 5
  David Williams (CO) 5
9. Thomas Merrifield (KSST) 4
10. Charlie Weatherbie (OKST) 3

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. David Williams (CO) 130.1
2. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 121.5

Rush Attempts

1. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 242
2. Jim Wingender (IAST) 195
3. Robert Turner (OKST) 185
4. Monte Anthony* (NE) 183
  Tony Galbreath (MO) 183
6. Terry Miller (OKST) 179
7. Joe Washington (OK) 171
  Steve Davis (OK) 171
9. Mike Williams (IAST) 165
10. Terry Kunz (CO) 160

Rushing Yards

1. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 1223
2. Jim Wingender (IAST) 1070
3. Terry Miller (OKST) 1026
4. Robert Turner (OKST) 992
5. Laverne Smith (KS) 982
6. Terry Kunz (CO) 882
7. Joe Washington (OK) 871
8. Monte Anthony* (NE) 817
9. Mike Williams (IAST) 781
10. Tony Galbreath (MO) 777

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Laverne Smith (KS) 6.9
2. Horace Ivory (OK) 6.4
3. Terry Miller (OKST) 5.7
4. Curtis Brown (MO) 5.6
5. Terry Kunz (CO) 5.5
6. Jim Wingender (IAST) 5.5
7. Robert Turner (OKST) 5.4
8. Norris Banks (KS) 5.1
9. Joe Washington (OK) 5.1
10. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 5.1

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Terry Miller (OKST) 11
2. Tony Galbreath (MO) 10
  Terry Kunz (CO) 10
4. Laverne Smith (KS) 9
  Robert Turner (OKST) 9
  Monte Anthony* (NE) 9
  Nolan Cromwell (KS) 9
8. John O'Leary* (NE) 7
  David Williams (CO) 7
10. Tony Reed (CO) 6
  Mike Williams (IAST) 6

Receptions

1. Henry Marshall (MO) 44
2. Forry Smith (IAST) 31
3. Bobby Thomas* (NE) 30
4. Randy Grossart (MO) 27
5. Dave Logan (CO) 24
6. Don Hasselbeck (CO) 22
7. Tony Galbreath (MO) 18
8. Sam Lisle (OKST) 16
  Tony Davis* (NE) 16
10. Gerald Bain (OKST) 15
  Ricky Taylor (OKST) 15
  Chuck Malito* (NE) 15

Receiving Yards

1. Henry Marshall (MO) 945
2. Bobby Thomas* (NE) 545
3. Forry Smith (IAST) 493
4. Dave Logan (CO) 392
5. Sam Lisle (OKST) 384
6. Randy Grossart (MO) 366
7. Gerald Bain (OKST) 307
8. Ricky Taylor (OKST) 269
9. Tinker Owens (OK) 241
10. Don Hasselbeck (CO) 235

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Henry Marshall (MO) 21.5
2. Bobby Thomas* (NE) 18.2
3. Dave Logan (CO) 16.3
4. Forry Smith (IAST) 15.9
5. Randy Grossart (MO) 13.6
6. Don Hasselbeck (CO) 10.7

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Henry Marshall (MO) 9
2. Bobby Thomas* (NE) 7
3. Brad Jenkins* (NE) 5
4. Gerald Bain (OKST) 4
5. Don Hasselbeck (CO) 3
  Charley Douglass (MO) 3
7. Forry Smith (IAST) 2
  Ricky Taylor (OKST) 2
  Sam Lisle (OKST) 2
  Tony Davis* (NE) 2
  Chuck Malito* (NE) 2
  Glover Rogers (IAST) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 242
2. Tony Galbreath (MO) 201
3. Jim Wingender (IAST) 199
4. Robert Turner (OKST) 185
5. Monte Anthony* (NE) 184
6. Terry Miller (OKST) 180
7. Joe Washington (OK) 175
8. Tony Davis* (NE) 174
9. Terry Kunz (CO) 171
  Steve Davis (OK) 171

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 1223
2. Jim Wingender (IAST) 1088
3. Terry Miller (OKST) 1023
4. Laverne Smith (KS) 999
5. Robert Turner (OKST) 992
6. Terry Kunz (CO) 986
7. Tony Galbreath (MO) 972
8. Henry Marshall (MO) 945
9. Joe Washington (OK) 927
10. Tony Davis* (NE) 854

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Terry Miller (OKST) 11
  Terry Kunz (CO) 11
3. Laverne Smith (KS) 10
  Tony Galbreath (MO) 10
5. Monte Anthony* (NE) 9
  Robert Turner (OKST) 9
  Nolan Cromwell (KS) 9
  Henry Marshall (MO) 9
9. John O'Leary* (NE) 8
10. David Williams (CO) 7
  Bobby Thomas* (NE) 7

Total Plays

1. David Williams (CO) 300
2. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 297
3. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 295
4. Steve Davis (OK) 227
5. Joe Hatcher (KSST) 204
6. Jim Wingender (IAST) 195
7. Tony Galbreath (MO) 189
8. Robert Turner (OKST) 185
9. Monte Anthony* (NE) 183
10. Terry Miller (OKST) 182

Total Yards

1. David Williams (CO) 1854
2. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 1732
3. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 1556
4. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 1184
5. Jim Wingender (IAST) 1070
6. Terry Miller (OKST) 1059
7. Robert Turner (OKST) 992
8. Laverne Smith (KS) 982
9. Steve Davis (OK) 950
10. Terry Kunz (CO) 882

Total Touchdowns

1. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 15
2. David Williams (CO) 14
3. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 12
  Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 12
5. Tony Galbreath (MO) 11
  Terry Miller (OKST) 11
7. Terry Kunz (CO) 10
8. Laverne Smith (KS) 9
  Robert Turner (OKST) 9
  Monte Anthony* (NE) 9