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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. Charles Davis (CO) 4
  John Quinn (IAST) 4
  Darrell Ray Dickey (KSST) 4
7. Steve Smith (KS) 3
  John Doerner (OKST) 3
  Jim Traber (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. Phil Bradley (MO) 8
  Scott Kingdom (CO) 8
8. Jeff Quinn (NE) 6
  Houston Nutt (OKST) 6
  John Quinn (IAST) 6
  Doug Bogue (KSST) 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. Andra Franklin (NE) 120
  Stanley Wilson (OK) 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. David Overstreet (OK) 678
  Andra Franklin (NE) 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. Craig Johnson (NE) 6
  Ed Smith (OKST) 6
  David Overstreet (OK) 6
  L.J. Brown (KSST) 6
  Jeff Quinn (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. John Liebe (KSST) 25
  Ricky Ward (CO) 25
8. Ken Blair (MO) 22
  Terry Hill (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. Todd Brown (NE) 5
  Mel Campbell (OKST) 5
  David Verser (KS) 5
4. Ron Fellows (MO) 4
5. Reggie Harden (CO) 3
  John Noonan (NE) 3
  Terry Hill (MO) 3
  Jeff Finn (NE) 3
9. Ron Ingram (OKST) 2
  Tim McCrady (NE) 2
  Dan Johnson (IAST) 2
  Bob Meyer (MO) 2
  John Liebe (KSST) 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. J.C. Watts (OK) 163
  Jarvis Redwine (NE) 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. James Wilder (MO) 9
  Jarvis Redwine (NE) 9
  Buster Rhymes (OK) 9
7. Kerwin Bell (KS) 8
8. Terry Hill (MO) 7
  L.J. Brown (KSST) 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. J.C. Watts (OK) 20
  Jeff Quinn (NE) 20
3. Phil Bradley (MO) 15
  Roger Craig (NE) 15
5. Dwayne Crutchfield (IAST) 11
6. Buster Rhymes (OK) 9
  Jarvis Redwine (NE) 9
8. James Wilder (MO) 8
9. Kerwin Bell (KS) 7
  Charles Davis (CO) 7