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1988 Big Eight Conference Leaders

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Record: 47-45-1, .511 W-L% (6th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 1.17 (6th of 10) ▪ SOS: 1.32 (5th of 10)

Conference Champion: Nebraska

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Carl Straw (KSST) 191
2. Mike Gundy (OKST) 153
3. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 131
4. Bret Oberg (IAST) 99
5. Steve Taylor (NE) 72
6. Sal Aunese (CO) 44
7. Jamelle Holieway (OK) 37
8. Brad Fitzmaurice (MO) 35
9. John Stollenwerck (MO) 32
10. Paul Watson (KSST) 26
11. Corey Welch (MO) 23
12. Charles Thompson (OK) 17
13. Chris Cobb (KSST) 10
14. Marc Walters (CO) 8
  Derek DeGennaro (IAST) 8
16. Gerry Gdowski (NE) 5
17. Chris Pedersen (IAST) 4
18. Darian Hagan (CO) 2
  Chris Smith (OKST) 2
  Mickey Joseph (NE) 2
Pass Attempts
1. Carl Straw (KSST) 358
2. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 258
3. Mike Gundy (OKST) 236
4. Bret Oberg (IAST) 179
5. Steve Taylor (NE) 151
6. Sal Aunese (CO) 106
7. Brad Fitzmaurice (MO) 79
8. John Stollenwerck (MO) 75
9. Jamelle Holieway (OK) 65
10. Paul Watson (KSST) 62
11. Corey Welch (MO) 53
12. Charles Thompson (OK) 50
13. Chris Cobb (KSST) 22
14. Derek DeGennaro (IAST) 17
15. Marc Walters (CO) 13
16. Gerry Gdowski (NE) 8
  Chris Pedersen (IAST) 8
18. Steve Mallory (KS) 7
19. Darian Hagan (CO) 6
20. Mickey Joseph (NE) 4
  Chris Smith (OKST) 4
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Mike Gundy (OKST) 64.8
2. Bret Oberg (IAST) 55.3
3. Carl Straw (KSST) 53.4
4. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 50.8
Passing Yards
1. Mike Gundy (OKST) 2163
2. Carl Straw (KSST) 1947
3. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 1844
4. Bret Oberg (IAST) 1360
5. Steve Taylor (NE) 1067
6. Sal Aunese (CO) 1004
7. Jamelle Holieway (OK) 686
8. Corey Welch (MO) 524
9. Paul Watson (KSST) 470
10. Brad Fitzmaurice (MO) 425
11. John Stollenwerck (MO) 392
12. Marc Walters (CO) 247
13. Charles Thompson (OK) 192
14. Chris Cobb (KSST) 161
15. Derek DeGennaro (IAST) 113
16. Gerry Gdowski (NE) 64
17. Chris Pedersen (IAST) 41
18. Darian Hagan (CO) 33
19. Ronnie Cameron (MO) 26
20. Mickey Joseph (NE) 16
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Mike Gundy (OKST) 9.2
2. Bret Oberg (IAST) 7.6
3. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 7.1
4. Carl Straw (KSST) 5.4
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Mike Gundy (OKST) 8.5
2. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 5.6
3. Bret Oberg (IAST) 4.5
4. Carl Straw (KSST) 3.8
Passing Touchdowns
1. Mike Gundy (OKST) 19
2. Steve Taylor (NE) 11
3. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 9
  Carl Straw (KSST) 9
5. Bret Oberg (IAST) 6
  Jamelle Holieway (OK) 6
7. Paul Watson (KSST) 5
8. Marc Walters (CO) 3
  Brad Fitzmaurice (MO) 3
  John Stollenwerck (MO) 3
11. Sal Aunese (CO) 2
  Charles Thompson (OK) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Carl Straw (KSST) 17
2. Bret Oberg (IAST) 15
3. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 13
4. Mike Gundy (OKST) 12
5. Steve Taylor (NE) 7
6. Paul Watson (KSST) 6
7. Sal Aunese (CO) 5
  Charles Thompson (OK) 5
9. John Stollenwerck (MO) 4
  Brad Fitzmaurice (MO) 4
  Corey Welch (MO) 4
12. Jamelle Holieway (OK) 3
13. Mickey Joseph (NE) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Mike Gundy (OKST) 158.2
2. Bret Oberg (IAST) 113.4
3. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 112.2
4. Carl Straw (KSST) 97.8
Rush Attempts
1. Barry Sanders (OKST) 344
2. Joe Henderson (IAST) 242
3. Ken Clark (NE) 232
4. Eric Bieniemy (CO) 219
5. Steve Taylor (NE) 157
6. Charles Thompson (OK) 145
7. Lee Pickett (KSST) 144
8. Tommie Stowers (MO) 143
9. Leon Perry (OK) 122
10. Sal Aunese (CO) 113
11. Tony Sands (KS) 102
  Bret Oberg (IAST) 102
13. Corey Welch (MO) 96
14. Curtis Warren (IAST) 93
15. Mike Gaddis (OK) 92
16. Anthony Stafford (OK) 90
17. J.J. Flannigan (CO) 88
18. Arnold Snell (KS) 86
19. Michael Jones (MO) 85
20. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 81
Rushing Yards
1. Barry Sanders (OKST) 2628
2. Ken Clark (NE) 1497
3. Eric Bieniemy (CO) 1243
4. Joe Henderson (IAST) 1040
5. Steve Taylor (NE) 826
6. Charles Thompson (OK) 824
7. Lee Pickett (KSST) 736
8. Tommie Stowers (MO) 667
9. Leon Perry (OK) 598
10. Mike Gaddis (OK) 553
11. J.J. Flannigan (CO) 522
12. Bryan Carpenter (NE) 498
13. Tyreese Knox (NE) 490
14. Anthony Stafford (OK) 476
15. Tony Sands (KS) 469
16. Michael Jones (MO) 463
17. Frank Hatchett (KS) 416
18. Smiley Elmore (MO) 410
19. Sal Aunese (CO) 397
20. Arnold Snell (KS) 395
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Barry Sanders (OKST) 7.6
2. Ken Clark (NE) 6.5
3. Mike Gaddis (OK) 6.0
4. J.J. Flannigan (CO) 5.9
5. Charles Thompson (OK) 5.7
6. Eric Bieniemy (CO) 5.7
7. Michael Jones (MO) 5.4
8. Anthony Stafford (OK) 5.3
9. Steve Taylor (NE) 5.3
10. Smiley Elmore (MO) 5.1
11. Lee Pickett (KSST) 5.1
12. Leon Perry (OK) 4.9
13. Tommie Stowers (MO) 4.7
14. Tony Sands (KS) 4.6
15. Arnold Snell (KS) 4.6
16. Joe Henderson (IAST) 4.3
17. Curtis Warren (IAST) 4.2
18. Corey Welch (MO) 4.1
19. Sal Aunese (CO) 3.5
20. Jamelle Holieway (OK) 2.4
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Barry Sanders (OKST) 37
2. Steve Taylor (NE) 13
3. Ken Clark (NE) 12
4. Eric Bieniemy (CO) 10
5. Joe Henderson (IAST) 9
  Charles Thompson (OK) 9
7. Smiley Elmore (MO) 8
  Sal Aunese (CO) 8
9. Anthony Stafford (OK) 6
  J.J. Flannigan (CO) 6
  Michael Jones (MO) 6
  Tyreese Knox (NE) 6
  Leon Perry (OK) 6
14. Mickey Joseph (NE) 3
  Mike Gaddis (OK) 3
  Arnold Snell (KS) 3
  Gerald Hudson (OKST) 3
  Terry Rodgers (NE) 3
  Eric Mitchel (OK) 3
  Mike Gundy (OKST) 3
  Charles Quint (MO) 3
  Jamelle Holieway (OK) 3
  Curtis Warren (IAST) 3
  Tony Sands (KS) 3
  Kelly Donohoe (KS) 3
  Bryan Carpenter (NE) 3
Receptions
1. Hart Lee Dykes (OKST) 74
2. Greg Washington (KSST) 69
3. Dennis Ross (IAST) 39
  Willie Vaughn (KS) 39
5. Alan Friedrich (KSST) 31
6. Quintin Smith (KS) 30
7. Tom Dillon (KSST) 28
8. Mike Busch (IAST) 27
9. John Baker (KS) 26
  Tim Bruton (MO) 26
11. Jarrod Green (OKST) 20
  Morgan Gregory (NE) 20
  Frank Hernandez (KSST) 20
14. Barry Sanders (OKST) 19
15. Antoine Dulan (KSST) 18
  Eddie Brown (IAST) 18
17. Mark Austin (KSST) 17
18. Todd Millikan (NE) 16
  Craig Lammers (MO) 16
20. Jeff Campbell (CO) 15
Receiving Yards
1. Hart Lee Dykes (OKST) 1278
2. Greg Washington (KSST) 928
3. Willie Vaughn (KS) 812
4. Dennis Ross (IAST) 506
5. Jeff Campbell (CO) 466
6. Tim Bruton (MO) 447
7. Quintin Smith (KS) 426
8. Eddie Brown (IAST) 403
9. Mike Busch (IAST) 343
10. Jarrod Green (OKST) 309
11. Todd Millikan (NE) 308
12. John Baker (KS) 293
13. Alan Friedrich (KSST) 288
14. Eric Bross (OK) 279
15. Frank Hernandez (KSST) 260
16. Morgan Gregory (NE) 239
17. Craig Lammers (MO) 226
18. Jo Jo Collins (CO) 223
19. Mike Pritchard (CO) 216
20. Antoine Dulan (KSST) 199
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Willie Vaughn (KS) 20.8
2. Hart Lee Dykes (OKST) 17.3
3. Tim Bruton (MO) 17.2
4. Quintin Smith (KS) 14.2
5. Greg Washington (KSST) 13.4
6. Dennis Ross (IAST) 13.0
7. Mike Busch (IAST) 12.7
8. John Baker (KS) 11.3
9. Alan Friedrich (KSST) 9.3
10. Tom Dillon (KSST) 7.0
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Hart Lee Dykes (OKST) 14
2. Greg Washington (KSST) 9
3. Todd Millikan (NE) 7
4. Willie Vaughn (KS) 6
5. Eric Bross (OK) 3
  Tim Bruton (MO) 3
  Dennis Ross (IAST) 3
8. David Brooks (KSST) 2
  Morgan Gregory (NE) 2
  Craig Lammers (MO) 2
  Jarrod Green (OKST) 2
  John Baker (KS) 2
  Eddie Brown (IAST) 2
  Mike Pritchard (CO) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Barry Sanders (OKST) 363
2. Joe Henderson (IAST) 251
3. Ken Clark (NE) 238
4. Eric Bieniemy (CO) 221
5. Steve Taylor (NE) 157
6. Tommie Stowers (MO) 147
7. Charles Thompson (OK) 145
  Lee Pickett (KSST) 145
9. Leon Perry (OK) 129
10. Sal Aunese (CO) 113
11. Tony Sands (KS) 106
12. Bret Oberg (IAST) 102
13. Corey Welch (MO) 96
14. Curtis Warren (IAST) 95
15. Mike Gaddis (OK) 94
16. Smiley Elmore (MO) 93
  Michael Jones (MO) 93
18. Anthony Stafford (OK) 91
19. Arnold Snell (KS) 90
20. J.J. Flannigan (CO) 89
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Barry Sanders (OKST) 2734
2. Ken Clark (NE) 1542
3. Hart Lee Dykes (OKST) 1278
4. Eric Bieniemy (CO) 1263
5. Joe Henderson (IAST) 1160
6. Greg Washington (KSST) 930
7. Willie Vaughn (KS) 839
8. Steve Taylor (NE) 826
9. Charles Thompson (OK) 824
10. Lee Pickett (KSST) 749
11. Leon Perry (OK) 723
12. Tommie Stowers (MO) 720
13. Michael Jones (MO) 627
14. Mike Gaddis (OK) 603
15. Smiley Elmore (MO) 551
16. Jeff Campbell (CO) 532
17. J.J. Flannigan (CO) 529
18. Bryan Carpenter (NE) 510
19. Dennis Ross (IAST) 506
20. Tony Sands (KS) 504
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Barry Sanders (OKST) 37
2. Hart Lee Dykes (OKST) 14
3. Steve Taylor (NE) 13
4. Ken Clark (NE) 12
5. Joe Henderson (IAST) 10
  Eric Bieniemy (CO) 10
7. Greg Washington (KSST) 9
  Charles Thompson (OK) 9
9. Smiley Elmore (MO) 8
  Sal Aunese (CO) 8
11. Todd Millikan (NE) 7
  Michael Jones (MO) 7
  Willie Vaughn (KS) 7
  Leon Perry (OK) 7
15. Anthony Stafford (OK) 6
  J.J. Flannigan (CO) 6
  Tyreese Knox (NE) 6
18. Mickey Joseph (NE) 3
  Kelly Donohoe (KS) 3
  Mike Gaddis (OK) 3
  Bryan Carpenter (NE) 3
  Dennis Ross (IAST) 3
  Arnold Snell (KS) 3
  Gerald Hudson (OKST) 3
  George Hemingway (CO) 3
  Terry Rodgers (NE) 3
  Eric Mitchel (OK) 3
  Tim Bruton (MO) 3
  Mike Gundy (OKST) 3
  Charles Quint (MO) 3
  Jamelle Holieway (OK) 3
  Curtis Warren (IAST) 3
  Tony Sands (KS) 3
  Eric Bross (OK) 3
  Jeff Campbell (CO) 3
Total Plays
1. Carl Straw (KSST) 421
2. Barry Sanders (OKST) 344
3. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 339
4. Steve Taylor (NE) 308
5. Mike Gundy (OKST) 294
6. Bret Oberg (IAST) 281
7. Joe Henderson (IAST) 242
8. Ken Clark (NE) 232
9. Sal Aunese (CO) 219
  Eric Bieniemy (CO) 219
11. Charles Thompson (OK) 195
12. Corey Welch (MO) 149
13. Lee Pickett (KSST) 144
14. Tommie Stowers (MO) 143
  Jamelle Holieway (OK) 143
16. Leon Perry (OK) 122
17. Brad Fitzmaurice (MO) 120
18. John Stollenwerck (MO) 111
19. Tony Sands (KS) 102
20. Curtis Warren (IAST) 93
Total Yards
1. Barry Sanders (OKST) 2628
2. Mike Gundy (OKST) 2121
3. Steve Taylor (NE) 1893
4. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 1775
5. Carl Straw (KSST) 1753
6. Ken Clark (NE) 1497
7. Bret Oberg (IAST) 1412
8. Sal Aunese (CO) 1401
9. Eric Bieniemy (CO) 1243
10. Joe Henderson (IAST) 1040
11. Charles Thompson (OK) 1016
12. Corey Welch (MO) 917
13. Jamelle Holieway (OK) 870
14. Lee Pickett (KSST) 736
15. Tommie Stowers (MO) 667
16. Leon Perry (OK) 598
17. Mike Gaddis (OK) 553
18. J.J. Flannigan (CO) 522
19. Brad Fitzmaurice (MO) 519
20. Bryan Carpenter (NE) 498
Total Touchdowns
1. Barry Sanders (OKST) 37
2. Steve Taylor (NE) 24
3. Mike Gundy (OKST) 22
4. Ken Clark (NE) 12
  Kelly Donohoe (KS) 12
6. Charles Thompson (OK) 11
7. Sal Aunese (CO) 10
  Eric Bieniemy (CO) 10
  Carl Straw (KSST) 10
10. Joe Henderson (IAST) 9
  Jamelle Holieway (OK) 9
12. Smiley Elmore (MO) 8
13. Leon Perry (OK) 6
  Paul Watson (KSST) 6
  Tyreese Knox (NE) 6
  Michael Jones (MO) 6
  J.J. Flannigan (CO) 6
  Bret Oberg (IAST) 6
  Anthony Stafford (OK) 6
20. John Stollenwerck (MO) 4