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1957 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 63-49-8, .558 W-L% (4th 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)

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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. Bobby Smith (AL) 83
  Lowell Hughes (KY) 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. Charley Britt (GA) 4
  Lloyd Nix (AUB) 4
  Fred Braselton (GATECH) 4
7. Kenny Robertson (KY) 3
8. Jimmy Dunn (FL) 2
  Bobby Gordon* (TN) 2
  Bobby Smith (AL) 2
  Lowell Hughes (KY) 2
  Win Turner (LAST) 2
  Richie Petitbon (TLN) 2
  Billy Brewer (MS) 2
  Bobby Franklin (MS) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Charley Britt (GA) 13
2. Boyce Smith (VAND) 10
3. Lowell Hughes (KY) 9
4. Fred Braselton (GATECH) 8
  Carlton Sweeney (TLN) 8
6. Bobby Gordon* (TN) 7
  Lloyd Nix (AUB) 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. Phil King (VAND) 438
  Charlie Flowers (MS) 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. Billy Lott (MS) 4
  Jim Rountree (FL) 4
  Billy Cannon (LAST) 4
  Cowboy Woodruff (MS) 4
  Bernie Parrish (FL) 4
  Robert Collins (MSST) 4
  Carl Smith* (TN) 4

Receptions

1. Jimmy Orr (GA) 16
2. Jimmy Phillips (AUB) 15
3. Phil King (VAND) 14
4. Jim Urbaniak (KY) 13
  Bobby Cravens (KY) 13
6. Bob Laws (VAND) 11
  Billy Cannon (LAST) 11
  Tommy Potts* (TN) 11
9. Bob Taylor (VAND) 10
10. Jerome Green (GATECH) 9
  Charley Gray (AL) 9
  Claude Mason (TLN) 9
  Ted Smith (GATECH) 9
  Willie Beck (AL) 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
  Tom Moore (VAND) 3
  Jim Urbaniak (KY) 3
5. Jimmy Orr (GA) 2
  Jim Rountree (FL) 2
  Marlin Dyess (AL) 2
  Phil King (VAND) 2
  Larry Grantham (MS) 2
  Bob Laws (VAND) 2
  Gil Peterson (MSST) 2
  Gene Newton (TLN) 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. Ray Brown (MS) 530
  Bill Hurst (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. Theron Sapp (GA) 5
  Billy Cannon (LAST) 5
  Bernie Parrish (FL) 5
  Cowboy Woodruff (MS) 5
  Robert Collins (MSST) 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. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 142
  Bobby Cravens (KY) 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. Theron Sapp (GA) 5
  Jimmy Dunn (FL) 5
  Bernie Parrish (FL) 5
  Charley Britt (GA) 5
  Lloyd Nix (AUB) 5