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1957 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 63-49-8, .558 W-L% (2nd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 8.63 (3rd of 12) ▪ SOS: 6.15 (3rd of 12)

Conference Champion: Auburn

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Auburn, Georgia Tech, Kentucky and Tennessee)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Auburn, Florida, Mississippi, Mississippi State and Tennessee)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Auburn 10 0 0 1.000 7 0 0 1.000 20.7 2.8 17.63 3.33
Mississippi 9 1 1 .864 5 0 1 .917 24.6 5.4 18.33 4.24
Florida 6 2 1 .722 4 2 1 .643 14.8 7.8 13.46 6.79
Mississippi State 6 2 1 .722 4 2 1 .643 19.4 11.1 11.97 4.64
Tennessee 8 3 0 .727 4 3 0 .571 14.9 6.8 15.18 7.54
Vanderbilt 5 3 2 .600 3 3 1 .500 11.3 10.8 7.29 6.09
Louisiana State 5 5 0 .500 4 4 0 .500 15.9 11.0 10.61 6.51
Georgia Tech 4 4 2 .500 3 4 1 .438 7.5 7.1 7.99 7.59
Georgia 3 7 0 .300 3 4 0 .429 9.3 15.0 2.17 8.77
Alabama 2 7 1 .250 1 6 1 .188 6.9 17.3 -1.61 6.49
Tulane 2 8 0 .200 1 5 0 .167 9.1 19.5 -3.10 5.40
Kentucky 3 7 0 .300 1 7 0 .125 12.8 12.7 3.69 6.39

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 Final
Auburn 15   7 9 9 5 4 3 3 2 1 1
Mississippi   19 15 14 11 6 14 14 8 5 7 7
Tennessee 5 8   19     17 9 7 12 18 13
Mississippi State               17 12 14 13 14
Florida             19       20 17
Georgia Tech 11 3 14 17       18        
Kentucky 20                      
Louisiana State         17 10            

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1958-01-01 Sugar Bowl Mississippi 39 Texas 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1957-12-28 Gator Bowl Tennessee 3 Texas A&M 0 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Fred Braselton (GATECH) 56
2. Boyce Smith (VAND) 49
3. Lowell Hughes (KY) 40
4. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 33
5. Bobby Smith (AL) 32
6. Charley Britt (GA) 31
7. Bobby Gordon* (TN) 24
  Ray Brown (MS) 24
9. Carlton Sweeney (TLN) 21
10. Robert Skelton (AL) 18

Pass Attempts

1. Fred Braselton (GATECH) 107
2. Boyce Smith (VAND) 98
3. Lowell Hughes (KY) 83
  Bobby Smith (AL) 83
5. Charley Britt (GA) 77
6. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 60
7. Ray Brown (MS) 53
8. Gene Newton (TLN) 49
9. Carlton Sweeney (TLN) 48
10. Bobby Gordon* (TN) 46

Passing Yards

1. Boyce Smith (VAND) 664
2. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 542
3. Fred Braselton (GATECH) 486
4. Lowell Hughes (KY) 447
5. Charley Britt (GA) 415
6. Bobby Smith (AL) 377
7. Bobby Gordon* (TN) 316
8. Ray Brown (MS) 308
9. Carlton Sweeney (TLN) 306
10. Kenny Robertson (KY) 256

Passing Touchdowns

1. Boyce Smith (VAND) 8
2. Ray Brown (MS) 6
3. Billy Stacy (MSST) 5
4. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 4
  Charley Britt (GA) 4
  Fred Braselton (GATECH) 4
7. Kenny Robertson (KY) 3
8. Lowell Hughes (KY) 2
  Win Turner (LAST) 2
  Billy Brewer (MS) 2
  Richie Petitbon (TLN) 2
  Bobby Franklin (MS) 2
  Bobby Gordon* (TN) 2
  Jimmy Dunn (FL) 2
  Bobby Smith (AL) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Charley Britt (GA) 13
2. Boyce Smith (VAND) 10
3. Lowell Hughes (KY) 9
4. Carlton Sweeney (TLN) 8
  Fred Braselton (GATECH) 8
6. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 7
  Bobby Gordon* (TN) 7
  Bobby Smith (AL) 7
9. Bobby Jackson (AL) 5
  Billy Stacy (MSST) 5

Rush Attempts

1. Bobby Gordon* (TN) 199
2. Jimmy Taylor (LAST) 162
3. Bobby Cravens (KY) 141
4. Theron Sapp (GA) 137
5. Phil King (VAND) 115
6. Tom Bronson* (TN) 114
7. Bill Hurst (MS) 112
8. Billy Stacy (MSST) 110
9. Jim Loftin (AL) 106
10. Billy Cannon (LAST) 105

Rushing Yards

1. Jimmy Taylor (LAST) 762
2. Bobby Cravens (KY) 669
3. Theron Sapp (GA) 599
4. Bobby Gordon* (TN) 586
5. Billy Cannon (LAST) 583
6. Ray Brown (MS) 530
7. Bill Hurst (MS) 527
8. Jim Loftin (AL) 477
9. Tommy Lorino (AUB) 445
10. Charlie Flowers (MS) 438
  Phil King (VAND) 438

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tommy Lorino (AUB) 5.7
2. Billy Cannon (LAST) 5.6
3. Bernie Parrish (FL) 5.5
4. Ray Brown (MS) 5.4
5. Tom Moore (VAND) 5.3
6. Billy Lott (MS) 5.3
7. Molly Halbert (MSST) 5.1
8. Bobby Cravens (KY) 4.7
9. Bill Hurst (MS) 4.7
10. Jimmy Taylor (LAST) 4.7

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Jimmy Taylor (LAST) 12
2. Billy Atkins (AUB) 11
3. Bobby Gordon* (TN) 7
  Ray Brown (MS) 7
  Molly Halbert (MSST) 7
6. Theron Sapp (GA) 5
7. Cowboy Woodruff (MS) 4
  Carl Smith* (TN) 4
  Robert Collins (MSST) 4
  Jim Rountree (FL) 4
  Billy Lott (MS) 4
  Billy Cannon (LAST) 4
  Bernie Parrish (FL) 4

Receptions

1. Jimmy Orr (GA) 16
2. Jimmy Phillips (AUB) 15
3. Phil King (VAND) 14
4. Bobby Cravens (KY) 13
  Jim Urbaniak (KY) 13
6. Bob Laws (VAND) 11
  Tommy Potts* (TN) 11
  Billy Cannon (LAST) 11
9. Bob Taylor (VAND) 10
10. Ted Smith (GATECH) 9
  Willie Beck (AL) 9
  Jerome Green (GATECH) 9
  Charley Gray (AL) 9
  Claude Mason (TLN) 9

Receiving Yards

1. Jimmy Phillips (AUB) 357
2. Jimmy Orr (GA) 237
3. Billy Cannon (LAST) 199
4. Jim Urbaniak (KY) 194
5. Phil King (VAND) 172
6. Bobby Cravens (KY) 143
7. Bill Newbern (FL) 135
8. Tom Moore (VAND) 134
9. Bob Taylor (VAND) 133
  Tommy Potts* (TN) 133

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Jimmy Phillips (AUB) 4
2. Don Williams (MS) 3
  Jim Urbaniak (KY) 3
  Tom Moore (VAND) 3
5. Bob Laws (VAND) 2
  Gil Peterson (MSST) 2
  Gene Newton (TLN) 2
  Marlin Dyess (AL) 2
  Jimmy Orr (GA) 2
  Jim Rountree (FL) 2
  Phil King (VAND) 2
  Larry Grantham (MS) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Bobby Gordon* (TN) 199
2. Jimmy Taylor (LAST) 164
3. Bobby Cravens (KY) 154
4. Theron Sapp (GA) 137
5. Phil King (VAND) 129
6. Billy Cannon (LAST) 116
7. Tom Bronson* (TN) 114
8. Bill Hurst (MS) 113
9. Billy Stacy (MSST) 110
10. Jim Loftin (AL) 106

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Bobby Cravens (KY) 812
2. Jimmy Taylor (LAST) 792
3. Billy Cannon (LAST) 782
4. Phil King (VAND) 610
5. Theron Sapp (GA) 599
6. Bobby Gordon* (TN) 586
7. Bill Hurst (MS) 530
  Ray Brown (MS) 530
9. Jim Rountree (FL) 522
10. Tommy Lorino (AUB) 503

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Jimmy Taylor (LAST) 12
2. Billy Atkins (AUB) 11
3. Bobby Gordon* (TN) 7
  Ray Brown (MS) 7
  Molly Halbert (MSST) 7
6. Jim Rountree (FL) 6
7. Cowboy Woodruff (MS) 5
  Robert Collins (MSST) 5
  Theron Sapp (GA) 5
  Bernie Parrish (FL) 5
  Billy Cannon (LAST) 5

Total Plays

1. Bobby Gordon* (TN) 245
2. Boyce Smith (VAND) 179
3. Fred Braselton (GATECH) 177
4. Jimmy Taylor (LAST) 162
5. Charley Britt (GA) 160
6. Ray Brown (MS) 152
7. Billy Stacy (MSST) 151
8. Bobby Smith (AL) 143
9. Bobby Cravens (KY) 142
  Lloyd Nix (AUB) 142

Total Yards

1. Bobby Gordon* (TN) 902
2. Ray Brown (MS) 838
3. Boyce Smith (VAND) 815
4. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 803
5. Jimmy Taylor (LAST) 762
6. Bobby Cravens (KY) 681
7. Billy Cannon (LAST) 667
8. Charley Britt (GA) 617
9. Theron Sapp (GA) 599
10. Billy Stacy (MSST) 598

Total Touchdowns

1. Ray Brown (MS) 13
2. Jimmy Taylor (LAST) 12
3. Billy Atkins (AUB) 11
4. Bobby Gordon* (TN) 9
5. Boyce Smith (VAND) 8
6. Molly Halbert (MSST) 7
7. Billy Stacy (MSST) 6
  Fred Braselton (GATECH) 6
9. Bernie Parrish (FL) 5
  Charley Britt (GA) 5
  Theron Sapp (GA) 5
  Lloyd Nix (AUB) 5
  Jimmy Dunn (FL) 5