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1978 Big Eight Conference Leaders

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Record: 50-42-0, .543 W-L% (6th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.46 (3rd of 14) ▪ SOS: 8.44 (3rd of 14)

Conference Champion: Nebraska and Oklahoma

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Phil Bradley (Missouri) 60.2
2. Tom Sorley* (Nebraska) 58.5
3. Dan Manucci (Kansas State) 51.5
4. Bill Solomon (Colorado) 48.7

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tom Sorley* (Nebraska) 8.7
2. Phil Bradley (Missouri) 7.9
3. Dan Manucci (Kansas State) 7.6
4. Bill Solomon (Colorado) 6.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tom Sorley* (Nebraska) 8.1
2. Phil Bradley (Missouri) 6.9
3. Dan Manucci (Kansas State) 5.0
4. Bill Solomon (Colorado) 3.8

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Tom Sorley* (Nebraska) 145.7
2. Phil Bradley (Missouri) 135.0
3. Dan Manucci (Kansas State) 112.9
4. Bill Solomon (Colorado) 93.8

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Junior Miller* (Nebraska) 18.5
2. Stan Hixon* (Iowa State) 18.2
3. Kellen Winslow (Missouri) 16.5
4. Charlie Green (Kansas State) 15.8
5. Lamont Downer (Missouri) 15.0
6. Kenny Brown* (Nebraska) 14.6
7. Leo Lewis (Missouri) 13.4
8. Greg Howard (Colorado) 13.4
9. Guy Preston* (Iowa State) 11.8