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1984 Big Eight Conference Year Summary

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Record: 43-43-5, .500 W-L% (3rd of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.98 (5th of 11) ▪ SOS: 2.86 (5th of 11)

Conference Champion: Nebraska and Oklahoma

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Nebraska 10 2 0 .833 6 1 0 .857 32.3 9.6 17.57 2.15
Oklahoma 9 2 1 .792 6 1 0 .857 25.5 13.7 13.27 3.27
Oklahoma State 10 2 0 .833 5 2 0 .714 26.0 12.3 13.69 2.44
Kansas 5 6 0 .455 4 3 0 .571 19.8 27.1 -1.25 2.30
Kansas State 3 7 1 .318 2 4 1 .357 16.8 30.0 -5.00 3.45
Missouri 3 7 1 .318 2 4 1 .357 28.2 27.4 2.19 4.19
Iowa State 2 7 2 .273 0 5 2 .143 13.5 23.9 -7.62 0.38
Colorado 1 10 0 .091 1 6 0 .143 15.6 33.1 -8.99 4.74

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/4 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
Nebraska 2 2 1 1 1 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 7 5 5 4
Oklahoma 16 16 15 11 7 5 3 2 2 10 9 6 2 2 2 6
Oklahoma State     13 12 10 9 13 12 10 7 7 4 3 9 9 7

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1985-01-01 Orange Bowl Washington 28 Oklahoma 17 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1985-01-01 Sugar Bowl Nebraska 28 Louisiana State 10 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1984-12-28 Gator Bowl Oklahoma State 21 South Carolina 14 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Rusty Hilger* (Oklahoma State) 58.7
2. Mike Norseth (Kansas) 56.9
3. Alex Espinoza (Iowa State) 54.6
  Alex Espinoza (Iowa State) 54.6
5. Steve Vogel (Colorado) 44.6

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Rusty Hilger* (Oklahoma State) 7.3
2. Mike Norseth (Kansas) 7.0
3. Steve Vogel (Colorado) 6.4
4. Alex Espinoza (Iowa State) 6.0
  Alex Espinoza (Iowa State) 6.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Rusty Hilger* (Oklahoma State) 6.9
2. Mike Norseth (Kansas) 6.7
3. Steve Vogel (Colorado) 5.6
4. Alex Espinoza (Iowa State) 5.4
  Alex Espinoza (Iowa State) 5.4

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Rusty Hilger* (Oklahoma State) 125.1
2. Mike Norseth (Kansas) 123.4
3. Alex Espinoza (Iowa State) 111.7
  Alex Espinoza (Iowa State) 111.7
5. Steve Vogel (Colorado) 104.5

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Doug DuBose (Nebraska) 6.7
2. Jon Redd (Missouri) 5.6
3. Steve Sewell* (Oklahoma) 5.6
4. Jeff Smith (Nebraska) 5.3
5. Shawn Jones* (Oklahoma State) 5.1
6. Tom Rathman (Nebraska) 5.1
7. Robert Mimbs (Kansas) 4.9
8. Lydell Carr* (Oklahoma) 4.7
9. Lynn Williams (Kansas) 4.5
10. Charles Crawford* (Oklahoma State) 4.3

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Ron Brown (Colorado) 23.2
2. Richard Estell (Kansas) 20.0
3. George Shorthose (Missouri) 18.2
4. Andy Hill (Missouri) 17.8
5. Malcolm Lewis* (Oklahoma State) 15.9
6. Adrian McBride (Missouri) 15.5
7. Jamie Harris* (Oklahoma State) 15.4
8. Tracy Henderson (Iowa State) 14.7
9. Derrick Shepard* (Oklahoma) 14.5
10. Loy Alexander (Colorado) 14.2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Brad Lambert (Kansas State) 3
2. Mark Moore* (Oklahoma State) 2