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1981 Big Eight Conference Leaders

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Record: 49-42-2, .538 W-L% (8th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.02 (3rd of 14) ▪ SOS: 6.10 (3rd of 14)

Conference Champion: Nebraska

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. John Quinn (Iowa State) 55.8
2. Frank Seurer (Kansas) 50.6
3. Mike Hyde (Missouri) 49.4
4. Randy Essington (Colorado) 48.2
5. Darrell Ray Dickey (Kansas State) 47.5

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Frank Seurer (Kansas) 6.8
2. John Quinn (Iowa State) 6.3
3. Darrell Ray Dickey (Kansas State) 6.2
4. Randy Essington (Colorado) 6.1
5. Mike Hyde (Missouri) 5.9

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Randy Essington (Colorado) 4.6
2. Frank Seurer (Kansas) 4.5
3. Mike Hyde (Missouri) 4.4
4. John Quinn (Iowa State) 4.0
5. Darrell Ray Dickey (Kansas State) 3.6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Frank Seurer (Kansas) 102.8
2. John Quinn (Iowa State) 101.3
3. Randy Essington (Colorado) 100.3
4. Mike Hyde (Missouri) 100.0
5. Darrell Ray Dickey (Kansas State) 98.7

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Irving Fryar (Nebraska) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Elbert Watts (Oklahoma) 2
  Roger Foote (Kansas) 2