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1981 Pacific-10 Conference Year Summary

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Record: 58-54-2, .518 W-L% (1st of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 5.38 (5th of 14) ▪ SOS: 4.37 (6th of 14)

Conference Champion: Washington

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Arizona State, Southern California, Stanford, UCLA and Washington)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Arizona State, Southern California and Washington)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Washington 10 2 0 .833 6 2 0 .750 23.4 14.3 11.92 3.26
Arizona State 9 2 0 .818 5 2 0 .714 35.8 17.5 16.71 2.89
Southern California 9 3 0 .750 5 2 0 .714 24.5 14.2 15.17 6.25
Washington State 8 3 1 .708 5 2 1 .688 24.8 16.4 9.87 2.62
UCLA 7 4 1 .625 5 2 1 .688 25.2 16.4 14.35 7.35
Arizona 6 5 0 .545 4 4 0 .500 23.0 18.6 3.07 0.07
Stanford 4 7 0 .364 4 4 0 .500 28.5 25.5 4.57 5.57
California 2 9 0 .182 2 6 0 .250 17.9 26.1 -1.16 8.84
Oregon 2 9 0 .182 1 6 0 .143 14.1 22.5 -5.12 2.89
Oregon State 1 10 0 .091 0 7 0 .000 13.2 42.6 -15.54 4.01

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 Final
Washington 15 17 15 16 12       18 16   17 12 12 10
Southern California 5 5 2 1 1 1 7 5 4 3 3 10 8 8 14
Arizona State 20 20 18 18     20 17 10 9 9 20 18 17 16
Stanford 18 19                          
UCLA 13 12 9 6 16 17         18 15 19 19  
Washington State             18 16 14   17 14 20 20  

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1982-01-01 Fiesta Bowl Penn State 26 Southern California 10 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
1982-01-01 Rose Bowl Washington 28 Iowa 0 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1981-12-31 Bluebonnet Bowl Michigan 33 UCLA 14 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1981-12-18 Holiday Bowl Brigham Young 38 Washington State 36 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. John Elway (STAN) 214
2. Mike Pagel (AZST) 171
3. J Torchio (CA) 155
4. Tom Ramsey* (UCLA) 134
5. Ed Singler (ORST) 118
6. Tom Tunnicliffe (AZ) 117
7. Steve Pelluer (WA) 110
8. John Mazur* (SCA) 93
9. Kevin Lusk (OR) 86
10. Clete Casper (WAST) 78

Pass Attempts

1. John Elway (STAN) 366
2. J Torchio (CA) 363
3. Mike Pagel (AZST) 321
4. Steve Pelluer (WA) 234
5. Tom Ramsey* (UCLA) 230
6. Ed Singler (ORST) 220
7. Tom Tunnicliffe (AZ) 217
8. John Mazur* (SCA) 194
9. Kevin Lusk (OR) 174
10. Clete Casper (WAST) 140

Pass Completion Percentage

1. John Elway (STAN) 58.5
2. Tom Ramsey* (UCLA) 58.3
3. Tom Tunnicliffe (AZ) 53.9
4. Ed Singler (ORST) 53.6
5. Mike Pagel (AZST) 53.3
6. Kevin Lusk (OR) 49.4
7. John Mazur* (SCA) 47.9
8. Steve Pelluer (WA) 47.0
9. J Torchio (CA) 42.7

Passing Yards

1. John Elway (STAN) 2674
2. Mike Pagel (AZST) 2484
3. J Torchio (CA) 2112
4. Tom Ramsey* (UCLA) 1793
5. Ed Singler (ORST) 1500
6. Tom Tunnicliffe (AZ) 1420
7. Steve Pelluer (WA) 1138
8. John Mazur* (SCA) 1128
9. Clete Casper (WAST) 939
10. Kevin Lusk (OR) 864

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tom Ramsey* (UCLA) 7.8
2. Mike Pagel (AZST) 7.7
3. John Elway (STAN) 7.3
4. Ed Singler (ORST) 6.8
5. Tom Tunnicliffe (AZ) 6.5
6. J Torchio (CA) 5.8
7. John Mazur* (SCA) 5.8
8. Kevin Lusk (OR) 5.0
9. Steve Pelluer (WA) 4.9

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Pagel (AZST) 7.6
2. John Elway (STAN) 6.8
3. Tom Ramsey* (UCLA) 6.1
4. Ed Singler (ORST) 5.4
5. John Mazur* (SCA) 5.4
6. J Torchio (CA) 4.8
7. Steve Pelluer (WA) 4.1
8. Tom Tunnicliffe (AZ) 3.8
9. Kevin Lusk (OR) 3.4

Passing Touchdowns

1. Mike Pagel (AZST) 29
2. John Elway (STAN) 20
3. Tom Ramsey* (UCLA) 16
4. Steve Pelluer (WA) 9
  J Torchio (CA) 9
  Tom Tunnicliffe (AZ) 9
7. John Mazur* (SCA) 7
8. Ed Singler (ORST) 5
9. Mark Fulcher (AZ) 4
  Kevin Lusk (OR) 4

Passing Interceptions

1. Tom Tunnicliffe (AZ) 17
2. Tom Ramsey* (UCLA) 16
3. Mike Pagel (AZST) 14
4. John Elway (STAN) 13
5. J Torchio (CA) 12
6. Ed Singler (ORST) 9
7. Kevin Lusk (OR) 8
  Steve Pelluer (WA) 8
9. Clete Casper (WAST) 6
10. John Mazur* (SCA) 5
  Mark Fulcher (AZ) 5
  Jay Kirschenman (ORST) 5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Mike Pagel (AZST) 139.4
2. Tom Ramsey* (UCLA) 132.8
3. John Elway (STAN) 130.8
4. Ed Singler (ORST) 110.2
5. Tom Tunnicliffe (AZ) 106.9
6. John Mazur* (SCA) 103.5
7. Steve Pelluer (WA) 93.7
8. J Torchio (CA) 93.1
9. Kevin Lusk (OR) 89.5

Rush Attempts

1. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 433
2. Kevin Nelson* (UCLA) 195
3. Darrin Nelson (STAN) 192
4. Reggie Brown (OR) 177
5. Ron Jackson (WA) 159
6. Tim Harris (WAST) 157
7. Randy Holmes (ORST) 148
  Gerald Riggs (AZST) 148
9. Brian Holland (AZ) 126
10. Vance Johnson (AZ) 123

Rushing Yards

1. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 2427
2. Darrin Nelson (STAN) 1014
3. Tim Harris (WAST) 915
4. Gerald Riggs (AZST) 891
5. Kevin Nelson* (UCLA) 883
6. Robert Weathers (AZST) 711
7. Reggie Brown (OR) 690
8. Vance Johnson (AZ) 654
9. Randy Holmes (ORST) 637
10. Ron Jackson (WA) 623

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Gerald Riggs (AZST) 6.0
2. Tim Harris (WAST) 5.8
3. Robert Weathers (AZST) 5.8
4. Vincent White (STAN) 5.8
5. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 5.6
6. Vance Johnson (AZ) 5.3
7. Darrin Nelson (STAN) 5.3
8. Willie Gittens (AZST) 5.1
9. Carl Montgomery (CA) 4.6
10. Brian Holland (AZ) 4.6

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 22
2. Darrin Nelson (STAN) 11
3. Mike Martin (WAST) 8
4. Vance Johnson (AZ) 6
  Ricky Turner (WAST) 6
  Gerald Riggs (AZST) 6
7. Kevin Nelson* (UCLA) 5
  Tim Harris (WAST) 5
  John Tuggle (CA) 5
  Clete Casper (WAST) 5
  Carl Montgomery (CA) 5
  Brian Holland (AZ) 5

Receptions

1. Darrin Nelson (STAN) 67
2. Mariet Ford (CA) 45
3. Victor Simmons (ORST) 43
4. Vincent White (STAN) 41
5. Bernard Henry (AZST) 39
  Greg Moser (OR) 39
7. Jeff Keller (WAST) 35
8. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 34
  Reggie Brown (OR) 34
10. Mike Tolliver (STAN) 33

Receiving Yards

1. Darrin Nelson (STAN) 846
2. Victor Simmons (ORST) 703
3. Bernard Henry (AZST) 647
4. Mike Tolliver (STAN) 639
5. Greg Moser (OR) 605
6. Mariet Ford (CA) 600
7. Jeff Simmons* (SCA) 543
8. Cormac Carney* (UCLA) 539
9. Jeff Keller (WAST) 495
10. Jerome Weatherspoon (AZST) 444

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Jeff Simmons* (SCA) 19.4
2. Mike Tolliver (STAN) 19.4
3. Jerome Weatherspoon (AZST) 19.3
4. Cormac Carney* (UCLA) 18.6
5. Bob Carter (AZ) 17.1
6. Bernard Henry (AZST) 16.6
7. Jojo Townsell* (UCLA) 16.5
8. Victor Simmons (ORST) 16.3
9. Kevin Ward (AZ) 16.0
10. Greg Moser (OR) 15.5

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Bernard Henry (AZST) 8
2. Mike Tolliver (STAN) 7
3. Tim Wrightman* (UCLA) 6
4. Vincent White (STAN) 5
  Cormac Carney* (UCLA) 5
  Darrin Nelson (STAN) 5
7. Jerome Weatherspoon (AZST) 4
  Ron Wetzel (AZST) 4
  Floyd Eddings (CA) 4
  Eric Redenius (AZST) 4
  Mark Keel (AZ) 4

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 467
2. Darrin Nelson (STAN) 259
3. Reggie Brown (OR) 211
4. Kevin Nelson* (UCLA) 203
5. Tim Harris (WAST) 169
  Ron Jackson (WA) 169
7. Randy Holmes (ORST) 161
8. Gerald Riggs (AZST) 159
9. Brian Holland (AZ) 146
10. Vance Johnson (AZ) 145

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 2683
2. Darrin Nelson (STAN) 1860
3. Gerald Riggs (AZST) 1030
4. Tim Harris (WAST) 986
5. Kevin Nelson* (UCLA) 947
6. Robert Weathers (AZST) 909
7. Vance Johnson (AZ) 878
8. Reggie Brown (OR) 870
9. Vincent White (STAN) 848
10. Randy Holmes (ORST) 763

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 23
2. Darrin Nelson (STAN) 16
3. Bernard Henry (AZST) 8
  Vance Johnson (AZ) 8
  Mike Martin (WAST) 8
6. Mike Tolliver (STAN) 7
  Brian Holland (AZ) 7
8. Vincent White (STAN) 6
  Carl Montgomery (CA) 6
  Tim Wrightman* (UCLA) 6
  Ricky Turner (WAST) 6
  Gerald Riggs (AZST) 6

Total Plays

1. John Elway (STAN) 440
2. J Torchio (CA) 435
3. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 433
4. Mike Pagel (AZST) 359
5. Tom Ramsey* (UCLA) 337
6. Steve Pelluer (WA) 326
7. Ed Singler (ORST) 314
8. Tom Tunnicliffe (AZ) 263
9. John Mazur* (SCA) 230
10. Kevin Lusk (OR) 220

Total Yards

1. John Elway (STAN) 2516
2. Mike Pagel (AZST) 2511
3. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 2427
4. J Torchio (CA) 1936
5. Tom Ramsey* (UCLA) 1782
6. Tom Tunnicliffe (AZ) 1321
7. Ed Singler (ORST) 1286
8. Steve Pelluer (WA) 1280
9. Ricky Turner (WAST) 1099
10. John Mazur* (SCA) 1055

Total Touchdowns

1. Mike Pagel (AZST) 33
2. Marcus Allen* (SCA) 22
3. John Elway (STAN) 21
4. Tom Ramsey* (UCLA) 16
5. J Torchio (CA) 13
6. Tom Tunnicliffe (AZ) 11
  Darrin Nelson (STAN) 11
8. Steve Pelluer (WA) 9
9. Mike Martin (WAST) 8
10. John Mazur* (SCA) 7
  Ed Singler (ORST) 7