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1980 Big Eight Conference Year Summary

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Record: 45-43-3, .511 W-L% (6th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.12 (2nd of 14) ▪ SOS: 7.87 (2nd of 14)

Conference Champion: Oklahoma

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(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 2 0 .833 7 0 0 1.000 33.0 17.4 21.20 9.62
Nebraska 10 2 0 .833 6 1 0 .857 39.2 9.2 25.74 8.74
Missouri 8 4 0 .667 5 2 0 .714 27.7 14.6 15.76 6.34
Kansas 4 5 2 .455 3 3 1 .500 15.5 18.9 8.14 10.05 W-L-T adjusted to 3-6-2 by NCAA.
Oklahoma State 3 7 1 .318 2 4 1 .357 17.0 24.4 1.36 7.00
Iowa State 6 5 0 .545 2 5 0 .286 22.3 16.7 8.64 5.64
Kansas State 3 8 0 .273 1 6 0 .143 11.7 19.3 -0.69 5.22 W-L-T adjusted to 4-7 by NCAA.
Colorado 1 10 0 .091 1 6 0 .143 14.5 41.0 -7.19 10.36

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 12/8 Final
Oklahoma 5 4 3 4 12 12 17 17 16 11 10 9 6 5 4 3
Nebraska 7 8 6 3 3 10 10 9 8 5 4 4 10 9 8 7
Iowa State             19                  
Missouri 17 17 15 12 9 19 16 16 15              

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1981-01-01 Orange Bowl Oklahoma 18 Florida State 17 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1980-12-27 Liberty Bowl Purdue 28 Missouri 25 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
1980-12-27 Sun Bowl Nebraska 31 Mississippi State 17 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Phil Bradley (MO) 132
2. Jeff Quinn (NE) 96
3. Darrell Ray Dickey (KSST) 80
4. John Quinn (IAST) 69
5. Frank Seurer (KS) 64
6. Jim Traber (OKST) 46
7. Scott Kingdom (CO) 45
8. Randy Essington (CO) 43
  Houston Nutt (OKST) 43
10. J.C. Watts (OK) 35

Pass Attempts

1. Phil Bradley (MO) 242
2. Darrell Ray Dickey (KSST) 168
3. Jeff Quinn (NE) 157
4. John Quinn (IAST) 153
5. Frank Seurer (KS) 146
6. Scott Kingdom (CO) 113
7. Jim Traber (OKST) 99
8. Houston Nutt (OKST) 83
9. John Doerner (OKST) 82
10. Randy Essington (CO) 80

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Jeff Quinn (NE) 61.1
2. Phil Bradley (MO) 54.5
3. Darrell Ray Dickey (KSST) 47.6

Passing Yards

1. Phil Bradley (MO) 1632
2. Jeff Quinn (NE) 1337
3. Darrell Ray Dickey (KSST) 1004
4. J.C. Watts (OK) 905
5. John Quinn (IAST) 835
6. Frank Seurer (KS) 797
7. Jim Traber (OKST) 619
  Scott Kingdom (CO) 619
9. Houston Nutt (OKST) 574
10. Randy Essington (CO) 453

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jeff Quinn (NE) 8.5
2. Phil Bradley (MO) 6.7
3. Darrell Ray Dickey (KSST) 6.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jeff Quinn (NE) 8.6
2. Phil Bradley (MO) 6.2
3. Darrell Ray Dickey (KSST) 3.8

Passing Touchdowns

1. Jeff Quinn (NE) 14
2. Phil Bradley (MO) 12
3. Frank Seurer (KS) 5
4. Darrell Ray Dickey (KSST) 4
  John Quinn (IAST) 4
  Charles Davis (CO) 4
7. Jim Traber (OKST) 3
  Steve Smith (KS) 3
  John Doerner (OKST) 3
  Houston Nutt (OKST) 3
  Scott Kingdom (CO) 3

Passing Interceptions

1. Frank Seurer (KS) 11
2. Darrell Ray Dickey (KSST) 10
  Jim Traber (OKST) 10
  J.C. Watts (OK) 10
5. Charles Davis (CO) 9
6. Scott Kingdom (CO) 8
  Phil Bradley (MO) 8
8. Jeff Quinn (NE) 6
  Doug Bogue (KSST) 6
  Houston Nutt (OKST) 6
  John Quinn (IAST) 6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Jeff Quinn (NE) 154.5
2. Phil Bradley (MO) 120.9
3. Darrell Ray Dickey (KSST) 93.8

Rush Attempts

1. Dwayne Crutchfield (IAST) 284
2. Kerwin Bell (KS) 228
3. James Wilder (MO) 172
4. L.J. Brown (KSST) 165
5. J.C. Watts (OK) 163
6. Ed Smith (OKST) 158
7. Jarvis Redwine (NE) 156
8. Lance Olander (CO) 130
9. Stanley Wilson (OK) 120
  Andra Franklin (NE) 120

Rushing Yards

1. Dwayne Crutchfield (IAST) 1312
2. Jarvis Redwine (NE) 1119
3. Kerwin Bell (KS) 1114
4. James Wilder (MO) 839
5. Roger Craig (NE) 769
6. Andra Franklin (NE) 678
  David Overstreet (OK) 678
8. J.C. Watts (OK) 663
9. Stanley Wilson (OK) 659
  Buster Rhymes (OK) 659

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Buster Rhymes (OK) 7.7
2. Jarvis Redwine (NE) 7.2
3. Roger Craig (NE) 7.1
4. David Overstreet (OK) 7.1
5. Andra Franklin (NE) 5.7
6. Stanley Wilson (OK) 5.5
7. Rocky Gillis (IAST) 5.3
8. Craig Johnson (NE) 5.3
9. Kerwin Bell (KS) 4.9
10. James Wilder (MO) 4.9

Rushing Touchdowns

1. J.C. Watts (OK) 18
2. Roger Craig (NE) 15
3. Dwayne Crutchfield (IAST) 11
4. Jarvis Redwine (NE) 9
  Buster Rhymes (OK) 9
6. James Wilder (MO) 8
7. Kerwin Bell (KS) 7
8. L.J. Brown (KSST) 6
  Jeff Quinn (NE) 6
  Ed Smith (OKST) 6
  David Overstreet (OK) 6
  Craig Johnson (NE) 6

Receptions

1. Mel Campbell (OKST) 39
2. Ron Fellows (MO) 33
3. David Verser (KS) 30
4. Todd Brown (NE) 28
5. Andy Gibler (MO) 26
6. Ricky Ward (CO) 25
  John Liebe (KSST) 25
8. Terry Hill (MO) 22
  Ken Blair (MO) 22
10. Jeff Finn (NE) 20

Receiving Yards

1. Ron Fellows (MO) 586
2. David Verser (KS) 576
3. Mel Campbell (OKST) 536
4. Ricky Ward (CO) 428
5. Todd Brown (NE) 416
6. John Liebe (KSST) 400
7. Bobby Grayson (OK) 389
8. Andy Gibler (MO) 298
9. Terry Hill (MO) 273
10. Ken Blair (MO) 270

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. David Verser (KS) 19.2
2. Ron Fellows (MO) 17.8
3. Ricky Ward (CO) 17.1
4. John Liebe (KSST) 16.0
5. Todd Brown (NE) 14.9
6. Mel Campbell (OKST) 13.7
7. Terry Hill (MO) 12.4
8. Ken Blair (MO) 12.3
9. Andy Gibler (MO) 11.5

Receiving Touchdowns

1. David Verser (KS) 5
  Mel Campbell (OKST) 5
  Todd Brown (NE) 5
4. Ron Fellows (MO) 4
5. John Noonan (NE) 3
  Terry Hill (MO) 3
  Reggie Harden (CO) 3
  Jeff Finn (NE) 3
9. Dan Johnson (IAST) 2
  Tim McCrady (NE) 2
  Ron Ingram (OKST) 2
  John Liebe (KSST) 2
  Bob Meyer (MO) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Dwayne Crutchfield (IAST) 292
2. Kerwin Bell (KS) 236
3. James Wilder (MO) 191
4. L.J. Brown (KSST) 184
5. Jarvis Redwine (NE) 163
  J.C. Watts (OK) 163
7. Ed Smith (OKST) 162
8. Lance Olander (CO) 138
9. Terry Hill (MO) 135
10. Andra Franklin (NE) 121
  Stanley Wilson (OK) 121

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Dwayne Crutchfield (IAST) 1399
2. Jarvis Redwine (NE) 1186
3. Kerwin Bell (KS) 1179
4. James Wilder (MO) 944
5. Roger Craig (NE) 769
6. David Overstreet (OK) 758
7. Buster Rhymes (OK) 729
8. L.J. Brown (KSST) 715
9. Terry Hill (MO) 698
10. Lance Olander (CO) 694

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. J.C. Watts (OK) 18
2. Roger Craig (NE) 15
3. Dwayne Crutchfield (IAST) 11
4. Jarvis Redwine (NE) 9
  James Wilder (MO) 9
  Buster Rhymes (OK) 9
7. Kerwin Bell (KS) 8
8. L.J. Brown (KSST) 7
  Terry Hill (MO) 7
  David Overstreet (OK) 7

Total Plays

1. Phil Bradley (MO) 330
2. Dwayne Crutchfield (IAST) 284
3. Jeff Quinn (NE) 265
4. John Quinn (IAST) 253
5. J.C. Watts (OK) 241
6. Kerwin Bell (KS) 228
7. Darrell Ray Dickey (KSST) 226
8. Frank Seurer (KS) 197
9. Charles Davis (CO) 188
10. James Wilder (MO) 172

Total Yards

1. Phil Bradley (MO) 1750
2. Jeff Quinn (NE) 1685
3. J.C. Watts (OK) 1568
4. Dwayne Crutchfield (IAST) 1312
5. Jarvis Redwine (NE) 1119
6. Kerwin Bell (KS) 1114
7. Darrell Ray Dickey (KSST) 1112
8. John Quinn (IAST) 1107
9. James Wilder (MO) 839
10. Charles Davis (CO) 825

Total Touchdowns

1. Jeff Quinn (NE) 20
  J.C. Watts (OK) 20
3. Roger Craig (NE) 15
  Phil Bradley (MO) 15
5. Dwayne Crutchfield (IAST) 11
6. Jarvis Redwine (NE) 9
  Buster Rhymes (OK) 9
8. James Wilder (MO) 8
9. Charles Davis (CO) 7
  Kerwin Bell (KS) 7