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1988 Big Eight Conference Year Summary

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Record: 47-45-1, .511 W-L% (3rd 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)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Nebraska 11 2 0 .846 7 0 0 1.000 36.7 15.8 13.55 1.01
Oklahoma 9 3 0 .750 6 1 0 .857 27.7 13.3 12.93 2.76
Oklahoma State 10 2 0 .833 5 2 0 .714 48.7 28.4 14.03 -0.89
Colorado 8 4 0 .667 4 3 0 .571 26.8 16.3 7.10 0.77
Iowa State 5 6 0 .455 3 4 0 .429 17.7 23.5 -3.78 -0.41
Missouri 3 7 1 .318 2 5 0 .286 21.3 30.0 -2.22 4.05
Kansas 1 10 0 .091 1 6 0 .143 17.2 45.1 -15.45 1.64
Kansas State 0 11 0 .000 0 7 0 .000 15.5 40.7 -16.84 1.62

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/30 9/6 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
Nebraska 2 2 2 11 10 9 9 7 5 5 7 7 7 6 6 6 10
Oklahoma State       20 18 13 13 10 15 12 12 14 13 12 12 12 11
Oklahoma 3 3 4 4 3 10 10 9 8 8 8 8 9 10 10 10 14
Colorado                       19          

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1989-01-02 Citrus Bowl Clemson 13 Oklahoma 6 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
1989-01-02 Orange Bowl Miami (FL) 23 Nebraska 3 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1988-12-30 Holiday Bowl Oklahoma State 62 Wyoming 14 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
1988-12-29 Freedom Bowl Brigham Young 20 Colorado 17 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Mike Gundy (Oklahoma State) 64.8
2. Bret Oberg (Iowa State) 55.3
3. Carl Straw (Kansas State) 53.4
4. Kelly Donohoe (Kansas) 50.8

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Gundy (Oklahoma State) 9.2
2. Bret Oberg (Iowa State) 7.6
3. Kelly Donohoe (Kansas) 7.1
4. Carl Straw (Kansas State) 5.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Gundy (Oklahoma State) 8.5
2. Kelly Donohoe (Kansas) 5.6
3. Bret Oberg (Iowa State) 4.5
4. Carl Straw (Kansas State) 3.8

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Mike Gundy (Oklahoma State) 158.2
2. Bret Oberg (Iowa State) 113.4
3. Kelly Donohoe (Kansas) 112.2
4. Carl Straw (Kansas State) 97.8

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Willie Vaughn (Kansas) 20.8
2. Hart Lee Dykes (Oklahoma State) 17.3
3. Tim Bruton (Missouri) 17.2
4. Quintin Smith (Kansas) 14.2
5. Greg Washington (Kansas State) 13.4
6. Dennis Ross (Iowa State) 13.0
7. Mike Busch (Iowa State) 12.7
8. John Baker (Kansas) 11.3
9. Alan Friedrich (Kansas State) 9.3
10. Tom Dillon (Kansas State) 7.0