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1997 Pacific-10 Conference Year Summary

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Record: 68-48, .586 W-L% (2nd of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.41 (2nd of 11) ▪ SOS: 6.37 (2nd of 11)

Conference Champion: UCLA and Washington State

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
UCLA 10 2 .833 7 1 .875 39.8 20.6 19.12 6.20
Washington State 10 2 .833 7 1 .875 40.3 24.7 14.21 4.71
Arizona State 9 3 .750 6 2 .750 27.0 17.5 12.43 3.85
Washington 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 35.0 21.6 18.65 8.07
Arizona 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 26.4 26.0 7.91 6.66
Southern California 6 5 .545 4 4 .500 21.2 21.2 10.22 8.76
Oregon 7 5 .583 3 5 .375 31.7 29.2 9.29 6.62
Stanford 5 6 .455 3 5 .375 25.1 28.8 4.64 7.55
California 3 8 .273 1 7 .125 26.8 30.8 1.24 6.15
Oregon State 3 8 .273 0 8 .000 17.7 25.9 -3.58 5.15

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/25 9/2 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
UCLA         24 24 22 18 17 13 12 10 9 7 6 5 5 5
Washington State         19 15 15 12 13 10 10 16 14 11 10 8 8 9
Arizona State       24 14 25 25     23 20 15 15 12 12 17 16 14
Washington 4 4 4 3 2 10 10 10 10 7 7 6 13 17 21 21 21 18
Southern California 22 23 23 23                            
Stanford 18 18 17 17 21 20 19 16 25                  

6 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1998-01-01 Cotton Bowl UCLA 29 Texas A&M 23 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1998-01-01 Rose Bowl Michigan 21 Washington State 16 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1997-12-31 Sun Bowl Arizona State 17 Iowa 7 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1997-12-27 Insight Bowl Arizona 20 New Mexico 14 Insight Bowl (Tucson, AZ)
1997-12-25 Aloha Bowl Washington 51 Michigan State 23 Aloha Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
1997-12-20 Las Vegas Bowl Oregon 41 Air Force 13 Las Vegas Bowl (Las Vegas, NV)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 60.6
2. Chad Hutchinson (Stanford) 60.0
3. Brock Huard (Washington) 59.8
4. Justin Vedder (California) 56.7
5. Jason Maas* (Oregon) 55.6
6. Ryan Leaf* (Washington State) 55.4
7. John Fox (Southern California) 54.6
8. Ryan Kealy (Arizona State) 54.5
9. Akili Smith* (Oregon) 54.0
10. Ortege Jenkins (Arizona) 48.9

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 10.0
2. Ryan Leaf* (Washington State) 9.7
3. Brock Huard (Washington) 8.8
4. Jason Maas* (Oregon) 8.7
5. Ryan Kealy (Arizona State) 7.2
6. Ortege Jenkins (Arizona) 7.1
7. Justin Vedder (California) 7.0
8. John Fox (Southern California) 6.9
9. Akili Smith* (Oregon) 6.9
10. Chad Hutchinson (Stanford) 6.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 10.7
2. Ryan Leaf* (Washington State) 10.1
3. Brock Huard (Washington) 8.8
4. Jason Maas* (Oregon) 8.7
5. Ortege Jenkins (Arizona) 7.8
6. Ryan Kealy (Arizona State) 7.1
7. Akili Smith* (Oregon) 6.7
8. John Fox (Southern California) 6.5
9. Justin Vedder (California) 6.4
10. Chad Hutchinson (Stanford) 5.9

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 166.0
2. Ryan Leaf* (Washington State) 158.7
3. Brock Huard (Washington) 156.4
4. Jason Maas* (Oregon) 152.1
5. Ortege Jenkins (Arizona) 131.0
6. Ryan Kealy (Arizona State) 126.9
7. Akili Smith* (Oregon) 126.6
8. Justin Vedder (California) 125.0
9. John Fox (Southern California) 121.3
10. Chad Hutchinson (Stanford) 120.2

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Skip Hicks* (UCLA) 1671
2. Saladin McCullough* (Oregon) 1503
3. Michael Black* (Washington State) 1358
4. Jerome Pathon (Washington) 1245
5. Troy Walters (Stanford) 1199
6. Bobby Shaw (California) 1101
7. Pat Johnson* (Oregon) 1066
8. J.R. Redmond (Arizona State) 1051
9. Jim McElroy* (UCLA) 1019
10. Rashaan Shehee (Washington) 1008

Total Yards Per Play

1. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 8.0
2. Ryan Leaf* (Washington State) 8.0

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Troy Walters (Stanford) 2