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1983 Big Eight Conference Year Summary

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Record: 50-42-1, .543 W-L% (2nd of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 4.88 (2nd of 11) ▪ SOS: 3.48 (4th of 11)

Conference Champion: Nebraska

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Nebraska 12 1 0 .923 7 0 0 1.000 50.3 16.7 22.61 3.84
Oklahoma 8 4 0 .667 5 2 0 .714 26.0 18.5 10.32 3.82
Missouri 7 5 0 .583 5 2 0 .714 24.3 16.8 10.59 6.18
Oklahoma State 8 4 0 .667 3 4 0 .429 22.6 13.5 9.40 1.82
Iowa State 4 7 0 .364 3 4 0 .429 22.5 35.0 -4.49 3.15
Kansas 4 6 1 .409 2 5 0 .286 26.9 29.1 -0.16 2.12
Colorado 4 7 0 .364 2 5 0 .286 22.9 31.1 -1.79 2.94
Kansas State 3 8 0 .273 1 6 0 .143 16.9 31.2 -7.48 3.97

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/5 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 12/5 Final
Nebraska 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Missouri                       19        
Oklahoma 2 2 2 8 9 8 15 16 14 11         20  

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1984-01-02 Orange Bowl Miami (FL) 31 Nebraska 30 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1983-12-31 Bluebonnet Bowl Oklahoma State 24 Baylor 14 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1983-12-23 Holiday Bowl Brigham Young 21 Missouri 17 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. David Archer (IAST) 234
2. Frank Seurer (KS) 187
3. Steve Vogel (CO) 110
4. Marlon Adler (MO) 102
5. Turner Gill (NE) 94
  Rusty Hilger* (OKST) 94
7. Danny Bradley (OK) 61
  Doug Bogue (KSST) 61
9. Derek Marshall (CO) 56
10. Stan Weber (KSST) 51

Pass Attempts

1. David Archer (IAST) 403
2. Frank Seurer (KS) 353
3. Steve Vogel (CO) 236
4. Marlon Adler (MO) 175
5. Rusty Hilger* (OKST) 171
6. Turner Gill (NE) 170
7. Danny Bradley (OK) 143
8. Doug Bogue (KSST) 119
9. Stan Weber (KSST) 108
10. Derek Marshall (CO) 107

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Marlon Adler (MO) 58.3
2. David Archer (IAST) 58.1
3. Turner Gill (NE) 55.3
4. Rusty Hilger* (OKST) 55.0
5. Frank Seurer (KS) 53.0
6. Steve Vogel (CO) 46.6

Passing Yards

1. Frank Seurer (KS) 2789
2. David Archer (IAST) 2639
3. Marlon Adler (MO) 1603
4. Turner Gill (NE) 1516
5. Steve Vogel (CO) 1385
6. Rusty Hilger* (OKST) 1247
7. Danny Bradley (OK) 1125
8. Doug Bogue (KSST) 851
9. Derek Marshall (CO) 836
10. Stan Weber (KSST) 672

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Marlon Adler (MO) 9.2
2. Turner Gill (NE) 8.9
3. Frank Seurer (KS) 7.9
4. Rusty Hilger* (OKST) 7.3
5. David Archer (IAST) 6.5
6. Steve Vogel (CO) 5.9

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Turner Gill (NE) 9.5
2. Marlon Adler (MO) 7.1
3. Frank Seurer (KS) 6.3
4. David Archer (IAST) 6.1
5. Rusty Hilger* (OKST) 5.9
6. Steve Vogel (CO) 4.6

Passing Touchdowns

1. David Archer (IAST) 18
2. Frank Seurer (KS) 14
  Turner Gill (NE) 14
4. Steve Vogel (CO) 12
5. Rusty Hilger* (OKST) 11
  Marlon Adler (MO) 11
7. Danny Bradley (OK) 7
8. Doug Bogue (KSST) 5
9. Stan Weber (KSST) 3
  Derek Marshall (CO) 3

Passing Interceptions

1. Frank Seurer (KS) 19
2. Marlon Adler (MO) 13
3. David Archer (IAST) 12
  Steve Vogel (CO) 12
5. Stan Weber (KSST) 11
6. Rusty Hilger* (OKST) 10
7. Danny Bradley (OK) 8
  Doug Bogue (KSST) 8
9. Derek Marshall (CO) 6
10. Ike Jackson* (OKST) 5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Turner Gill (NE) 152.7
2. Marlon Adler (MO) 141.1
3. Rusty Hilger* (OKST) 125.8
4. David Archer (IAST) 121.9
5. Frank Seurer (KS) 121.7
6. Steve Vogel (CO) 102.5

Rush Attempts

1. Mike Rozier (NE) 275
2. Shawn Jones* (OKST) 225
3. Spencer Tillman (OK) 188
4. Eric Drain (MO) 167
5. Tommy Davis (IAST) 156
6. Greg Dageforde (KSST) 153
7. Ernest Anderson* (OKST) 148
  Earl Johnson (OK) 148
9. Danny Bradley (OK) 128
10. Marlon Adler (MO) 125

Rushing Yards

1. Mike Rozier (NE) 2148
2. Spencer Tillman (OK) 1047
3. Shawn Jones* (OKST) 956
4. Earl Johnson (OK) 945
5. Eric Drain (MO) 685
6. Greg Dageforde (KSST) 677
7. Ernest Anderson* (OKST) 631
8. Turner Gill (NE) 531
9. Kerwin Bell (KS) 498
10. Lee Rouson (CO) 494

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Rozier (NE) 7.8
2. Earl Johnson (OK) 6.4
3. Mark Schellen (NE) 5.8
4. Jeff Smith (NE) 5.6
5. Spencer Tillman (OK) 5.6
6. Jason Jacobs (IAST) 4.9
7. Chris McLemore (CO) 4.9
8. Turner Gill (NE) 4.9
9. Robert Mimbs (KS) 4.8
10. Greg Dageforde (KSST) 4.4

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Mike Rozier (NE) 29
2. Marlon Adler (MO) 12
3. Turner Gill (NE) 11
4. Spencer Tillman (OK) 9
  Mark Schellen (NE) 9
6. Earl Johnson (OK) 8
7. Shawn Jones* (OKST) 7
  Chris McLemore (CO) 7
9. Danny Bradley (OK) 5
  Greg Dageforde (KSST) 5
  Jeff Smith (NE) 5

Receptions

1. Tracy Henderson (IAST) 81
2. Jason Jacobs (IAST) 64
3. Bob Johnson (KS) 58
4. Jamie Harris* (OKST) 45
5. Irving Fryar (NE) 40
6. Loy Alexander (CO) 39
7. George Shorthose (MO) 32
  John Chesley* (OKST) 32
  Buster Rhymes (OK) 32
  Mike Wallace (KSST) 32

Receiving Yards

1. Bob Johnson (KS) 1154
2. Tracy Henderson (IAST) 1051
3. Irving Fryar (NE) 780
4. Buster Rhymes (OK) 747
5. Jamie Harris* (OKST) 618
6. Jason Jacobs (IAST) 584
7. Loy Alexander (CO) 557
8. Ron Brown (CO) 515
9. George Shorthose (MO) 483
10. Mike Wallace (KSST) 466

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Buster Rhymes (OK) 23.3
2. Ron Brown (CO) 21.5
3. Bob Johnson (KS) 19.9
4. Irving Fryar (NE) 19.5
5. Darren Green (KS) 19.2
6. Richard Estell (KS) 17.6
7. Craig White (MO) 17.1
8. Malcolm Lewis* (OKST) 16.1
9. George Shorthose (MO) 15.1
10. Mike Wallace (KSST) 14.6

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Tracy Henderson (IAST) 8
  Irving Fryar (NE) 8
3. Jamie Harris* (OKST) 7
  Bob Johnson (KS) 7
5. Loy Alexander (CO) 6
6. Ron Brown (CO) 3
  Jason Jacobs (IAST) 3
  George Shorthose (MO) 3
  Buster Rhymes (OK) 3
  Todd Frain (NE) 3

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Mike Rozier (NE) 285
2. Shawn Jones* (OKST) 236
3. Spencer Tillman (OK) 191
4. Tommy Davis (IAST) 180
5. Eric Drain (MO) 167
6. Jason Jacobs (IAST) 163
7. Greg Dageforde (KSST) 162
8. Ernest Anderson* (OKST) 153
9. Earl Johnson (OK) 152
10. Lee Rouson (CO) 145

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Mike Rozier (NE) 2254
2. Bob Johnson (KS) 1154
3. Irving Fryar (NE) 1098
4. Jason Jacobs (IAST) 1074
5. Spencer Tillman (OK) 1068
6. Tracy Henderson (IAST) 1051
7. Shawn Jones* (OKST) 1035
8. Earl Johnson (OK) 976
9. Greg Dageforde (KSST) 775
10. Buster Rhymes (OK) 747

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Mike Rozier (NE) 29
2. Marlon Adler (MO) 12
3. Turner Gill (NE) 11
4. Irving Fryar (NE) 10
  Spencer Tillman (OK) 10
6. Mark Schellen (NE) 9
7. Earl Johnson (OK) 8
  Tracy Henderson (IAST) 8
  Chris McLemore (CO) 8
10. Bob Johnson (KS) 7
  Shawn Jones* (OKST) 7
  Jeff Smith (NE) 7
  Jamie Harris* (OKST) 7

Total Plays

1. David Archer (IAST) 513
2. Frank Seurer (KS) 410
3. Marlon Adler (MO) 300
4. Turner Gill (NE) 279
5. Mike Rozier (NE) 276
6. Danny Bradley (OK) 271
7. Steve Vogel (CO) 254
8. Shawn Jones* (OKST) 225
9. Rusty Hilger* (OKST) 220
10. Doug Bogue (KSST) 195

Total Yards

1. David Archer (IAST) 2698
2. Frank Seurer (KS) 2660
3. Mike Rozier (NE) 2148
4. Turner Gill (NE) 2047
5. Marlon Adler (MO) 1870
6. Danny Bradley (OK) 1551
7. Steve Vogel (CO) 1327
8. Rusty Hilger* (OKST) 1180
9. Spencer Tillman (OK) 1047
10. Shawn Jones* (OKST) 956

Total Touchdowns

1. Mike Rozier (NE) 29
2. Turner Gill (NE) 25
3. Marlon Adler (MO) 23
4. David Archer (IAST) 21
5. Frank Seurer (KS) 15
6. Rusty Hilger* (OKST) 14
7. Danny Bradley (OK) 12
  Steve Vogel (CO) 12
9. Spencer Tillman (OK) 9
  Mark Schellen (NE) 9