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1977 Missouri Valley Conference Year Summary

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Record: 23-42-1, .356 W-L% (15th of 15) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -12.67 (15th of 15) ▪ SOS: -7.23 (10th of 15)

Conference Champion: West Texas A&M

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
West Texas A&M 6 4 1 .591 4 1 0 .800 23.9 16.6 -3.65 -9.65
Wichita State 5 6 0 .455 3 1 0 .750 23.8 24.5 -6.31 -5.67
New Mexico State 4 7 0 .364 3 2 0 .600 21.6 25.5 -9.18 -6.18
Tulsa 3 8 0 .273 2 2 0 .500 17.5 36.2 -15.87 -2.33
Drake 2 9 0 .182 1 4 0 .200 16.7 28.8 -20.36 -9.90
Southern Illinois 3 8 0 .273 0 3 0 .000 8.7 21.1 -20.68 -9.68

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Jim Andrus (WICHST) 119
2. Bill Blankenship (TLS) 93
3. Dan Dodd (DRAKE) 85
4. Rick Horacek (NMST) 84
5. Bob Collins (SIL) 43
6. Jerry Smith (DRAKE) 42
7. Blaine Miller (NMST) 37
8. Tracy Qualls (WTXAM) 30
9. Dave Rader (TLS) 28
10. Bill Delaney (WTXAM) 17
  John Cernak (SIL) 17
Pass Attempts
1. Jim Andrus (WICHST) 236
2. Bill Blankenship (TLS) 211
3. Rick Horacek (NMST) 182
4. Dan Dodd (DRAKE) 173
5. Bob Collins (SIL) 101
6. Tracy Qualls (WTXAM) 86
7. Blaine Miller (NMST) 76
8. Jerry Smith (DRAKE) 68
9. Dave Rader (TLS) 58
10. Bill Delaney (WTXAM) 45
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Jim Andrus (WICHST) 50.4
2. Dan Dodd (DRAKE) 49.1
3. Rick Horacek (NMST) 46.2
4. Bill Blankenship (TLS) 44.1
Passing Yards
1. Jim Andrus (WICHST) 1684
2. Bill Blankenship (TLS) 1293
3. Rick Horacek (NMST) 1111
4. Dan Dodd (DRAKE) 939
5. Bob Collins (SIL) 626
6. Jerry Smith (DRAKE) 547
7. Blaine Miller (NMST) 494
8. Dave Rader (TLS) 472
9. Tracy Qualls (WTXAM) 456
10. John Cernak (SIL) 230
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Jim Andrus (WICHST) 7.1
2. Bill Blankenship (TLS) 6.1
3. Rick Horacek (NMST) 6.1
4. Dan Dodd (DRAKE) 5.4
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Jim Andrus (WICHST) 5.0
2. Dan Dodd (DRAKE) 4.9
3. Bill Blankenship (TLS) 4.1
4. Rick Horacek (NMST) 3.5
Passing Touchdowns
1. Jim Andrus (WICHST) 15
2. Dan Dodd (DRAKE) 7
3. Jerry Smith (DRAKE) 5
4. Blaine Miller (NMST) 4
  Dave Rader (TLS) 4
6. Bill Blankenship (TLS) 3
  Tracy Qualls (WTXAM) 3
  Rick Horacek (NMST) 3
9. Bob Collins (SIL) 2
  Steve Drexler (DRAKE) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Jim Andrus (WICHST) 18
2. Rick Horacek (NMST) 12
3. Bill Blankenship (TLS) 11
4. Bob Collins (SIL) 8
5. Tracy Qualls (WTXAM) 7
6. Bill Delaney (WTXAM) 6
  Blaine Miller (NMST) 6
8. Dan Dodd (DRAKE) 5
9. Mike Loyd (TLS) 3
10. Bryan Hanning (WICHST) 2
  David Spriggs (NMST) 2
  Jerry Smith (DRAKE) 2
  Dale Palmer (WICHST) 2
  John Cernak (SIL) 2
  Gerald Carr (SIL) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Jim Andrus (WICHST) 116.1
2. Dan Dodd (DRAKE) 102.3
3. Bill Blankenship (TLS) 89.8
4. Rick Horacek (NMST) 89.7
Rush Attempts
1. Bo Robinson (WTXAM) 201
2. Bernell Quinn (SIL) 187
3. Rick Horacek (NMST) 128
4. Mickey Collins (WICHST) 118
5. Bill Delaney (WTXAM) 117
6. Calvin Hill (DRAKE) 114
7. Rickey Watts (TLS) 108
8. Jeff Haney (WICHST) 106
9. Jim Andrus (WICHST) 105
10. Reddick Williams (NMST) 97
Rushing Yards
1. Bo Robinson (WTXAM) 1399
2. Bernell Quinn (SIL) 822
3. Mickey Collins (WICHST) 596
4. Bill Delaney (WTXAM) 487
5. Calvin Hill (DRAKE) 455
6. Kenny Davis (WTXAM) 438
  Jeff Haney (WICHST) 438
8. Rickey Watts (TLS) 423
  Rick Horacek (NMST) 423
10. Oliver Thomas (NMST) 420
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Bo Robinson (WTXAM) 7.0
2. Mickey Collins (WICHST) 5.1
3. Kenny Davis (WTXAM) 4.7
4. Oliver Thomas (NMST) 4.6
5. David Johnson (WTXAM) 4.6
6. Bernell Quinn (SIL) 4.4
7. Bill Delaney (WTXAM) 4.2
8. Jeff Haney (WICHST) 4.1
9. Calvin Hill (DRAKE) 4.0
10. Anton Niles (NMST) 4.0
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Bo Robinson (WTXAM) 12
2. Rick Horacek (NMST) 7
3. Mickey Collins (WICHST) 6
  Bill Delaney (WTXAM) 6
5. Rickey Watts (TLS) 5
6. Bill Blankenship (TLS) 4
  David Johnson (WTXAM) 4
  Sherman Johnson (TLS) 4
  Wayne Williams (DRAKE) 4
  Anthony Dogan (WTXAM) 4
  Payton Bailey (WICHST) 4
Receptions
1. Paul Proffitt (DRAKE) 60
2. Bryan Hanning (WICHST) 50
3. Rickey Watts (TLS) 40
4. Stanley Sam (NMST) 36
5. Marcus Hatley (TLS) 35
6. Bob Cicero (WICHST) 29
7. Tony Barnes (DRAKE) 19
  David Powell (TLS) 19
  Rick Hoover (WICHST) 19
10. Mark Bielcik (NMST) 18
  Steve Hall (WICHST) 18
Receiving Yards
1. Paul Proffitt (DRAKE) 778
2. Bryan Hanning (WICHST) 767
3. Rickey Watts (TLS) 639
4. Marcus Hatley (TLS) 533
5. Stanley Sam (NMST) 514
6. Bob Cicero (WICHST) 373
7. Rick Hoover (WICHST) 370
8. Steve Hall (WICHST) 363
9. Tony Barnes (DRAKE) 276
10. David Powell (TLS) 263
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Rickey Watts (TLS) 16.0
2. Bryan Hanning (WICHST) 15.3
3. Marcus Hatley (TLS) 15.2
4. Stanley Sam (NMST) 14.3
5. Paul Proffitt (DRAKE) 13.0
6. Bob Cicero (WICHST) 12.9
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Bryan Hanning (WICHST) 5
  Paul Proffitt (DRAKE) 5
3. Bob Cicero (WICHST) 3
  Rich Suchanuk (DRAKE) 3
  Rick Hoover (WICHST) 3
6. Bernell Quinn (SIL) 2
  Mickey Collins (WICHST) 2
  Frank Dudley (WTXAM) 2
  Marcus Hatley (TLS) 2
  Craig Pershall (DRAKE) 2
  David Powell (TLS) 2
  Mel Patton (NMST) 2
  Pat Tuttle (DRAKE) 2
  Stanley Sam (NMST) 2
  Steve Hall (WICHST) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Bo Robinson (WTXAM) 205
2. Bernell Quinn (SIL) 203
3. Rickey Watts (TLS) 148
4. Rick Horacek (NMST) 128
5. Mickey Collins (WICHST) 126
6. Bill Delaney (WTXAM) 117
  Calvin Hill (DRAKE) 117
8. Jeff Haney (WICHST) 112
9. Anton Niles (NMST) 109
10. Jim Andrus (WICHST) 105
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Bo Robinson (WTXAM) 1392
2. Rickey Watts (TLS) 1062
3. Bernell Quinn (SIL) 1025
4. Paul Proffitt (DRAKE) 778
5. Bryan Hanning (WICHST) 767
6. Mickey Collins (WICHST) 660
7. Marcus Hatley (TLS) 533
8. Stanley Sam (NMST) 514
9. Oliver Thomas (NMST) 513
10. Anton Niles (NMST) 511
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Bo Robinson (WTXAM) 12
2. Mickey Collins (WICHST) 8
3. Rick Horacek (NMST) 7
4. Rickey Watts (TLS) 6
  Bill Delaney (WTXAM) 6
6. Paul Proffitt (DRAKE) 5
  Payton Bailey (WICHST) 5
  Bryan Hanning (WICHST) 5
9. Sherman Johnson (TLS) 4
  Bill Blankenship (TLS) 4
  Craig Pershall (DRAKE) 4
  Jeff Haney (WICHST) 4
  David Johnson (WTXAM) 4
  Wayne Williams (DRAKE) 4
  Anthony Dogan (WTXAM) 4
Total Plays
1. Jim Andrus (WICHST) 341
2. Rick Horacek (NMST) 310
3. Bill Blankenship (TLS) 296
4. Dan Dodd (DRAKE) 262
5. Bo Robinson (WTXAM) 201
6. Bernell Quinn (SIL) 187
7. Bob Collins (SIL) 181
8. Bill Delaney (WTXAM) 162
9. Tracy Qualls (WTXAM) 157
10. Jerry Smith (DRAKE) 145
Total Yards
1. Jim Andrus (WICHST) 1876
2. Rick Horacek (NMST) 1534
3. Bo Robinson (WTXAM) 1399
4. Bill Blankenship (TLS) 1377
5. Dan Dodd (DRAKE) 857
6. Bernell Quinn (SIL) 822
7. Jerry Smith (DRAKE) 747
8. Bill Delaney (WTXAM) 699
9. Dave Rader (TLS) 652
10. Tracy Qualls (WTXAM) 619
Total Touchdowns
1. Jim Andrus (WICHST) 17
2. Bo Robinson (WTXAM) 12
3. Rick Horacek (NMST) 10
4. Dan Dodd (DRAKE) 8
5. Bill Blankenship (TLS) 7
6. Mickey Collins (WICHST) 6
  Bill Delaney (WTXAM) 6
  Blaine Miller (NMST) 6
9. Rickey Watts (TLS) 5
  Jerry Smith (DRAKE) 5