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1958 Southeastern Conference Leaders

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Record: 69-45-8, .598 W-L% (2nd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 8.60 (3rd of 12) ▪ SOS: 5.04 (3rd of 12)

Conference Champion: Louisiana State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Auburn, Mississippi and Mississippi State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Auburn, Florida, Louisiana State and Mississippi)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 66
2. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 58
3. Boyce Smith (VAND) 49
  Lloyd Nix (AUB) 49
5. Warren Rabb (LAST) 45
6. Lowell Hughes (KY) 36
7. Fred Braselton (GATECH) 35
8. Billy Stacy (MSST) 32
9. Charley Britt (GA) 31
10. Jerry Eisaman (KY) 30
11. Bobby Jackson (AL) 29
12. Richard Wood (AUB) 27
13. Walter Howard (GATECH) 24
14. Jimmy Dunn (FL) 22
  Carlton Sweeney (TLN) 22
16. Jim McKee (VAND) 20
17. Billy Majors (TN) 17
18. Fran Tarkenton (GA) 16
19. Mickey Ellenburg (FL) 15
  Phil Nugent (TLN) 15

Pass Attempts

1. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 128
2. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 125
3. Boyce Smith (VAND) 105
4. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 98
5. Warren Rabb (LAST) 90
6. Fred Braselton (GATECH) 78
7. Charley Britt (GA) 75
8. Lowell Hughes (KY) 72
9. Billy Stacy (MSST) 70
10. Bobby Jackson (AL) 58
11. Walter Howard (GATECH) 53
  Jerry Eisaman (KY) 53
13. Jimmy Dunn (FL) 49
  Richard Wood (AUB) 49
15. Carlton Sweeney (TLN) 48
16. Jim McKee (VAND) 47
17. Phil Nugent (TLN) 45
18. Durel Matherne (LAST) 38
19. Mickey Ellenburg (FL) 36
20. Gene Etter (TN) 31

Passing Yards

1. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 737
2. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 728
3. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 681
4. Boyce Smith (VAND) 638
5. Charley Britt (GA) 535
6. Warren Rabb (LAST) 505
7. Jerry Eisaman (KY) 449
8. Lowell Hughes (KY) 437
9. Bobby Jackson (AL) 408
10. Richard Wood (AUB) 407
11. Billy Stacy (MSST) 388
12. Fred Braselton (GATECH) 310
13. Jimmy Dunn (FL) 257
14. Jim McKee (VAND) 246
15. Mickey Ellenburg (FL) 238
16. Walter Howard (GATECH) 234
17. Carlton Sweeney (TLN) 232
18. Billy Majors (TN) 215
19. Phil Nugent (TLN) 195
20. Fran Tarkenton (GA) 175

Passing Touchdowns

1. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 10
2. Warren Rabb (LAST) 7
3. Boyce Smith (VAND) 6
4. Richard Wood (AUB) 5
  Fran Tarkenton (GA) 5
6. Mickey Ellenburg (FL) 4
  Lloyd Nix (AUB) 4
8. Jerry Eisaman (KY) 3
  Richie Petitbon (TLN) 3
  Durel Matherne (LAST) 3
  Charley Britt (GA) 3
12. Bobby Smith (AL) 2
  Johnny Kern (AUB) 2
  Billy Brewer* (MS) 2
  Billy Majors (TN) 2
  Billy Stacy (MSST) 2
  Jimmy Dunn (FL) 2
  Jim Rhyne (FL) 2
  Bobby Jackson (AL) 2
  Lowell Hughes (KY) 2
  Jim McKee (VAND) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 11
2. Carlton Sweeney (TLN) 8
  Charley Britt (GA) 8
4. Phil Nugent (TLN) 7
  Lloyd Nix (AUB) 7
6. Lowell Hughes (KY) 6
  Fred Braselton (GATECH) 6
  Jim McKee (VAND) 6
9. Warren Rabb (LAST) 5
  Boyce Smith (VAND) 5
11. Jimmy Dunn (FL) 4
  Bobby Franklin* (MS) 4
  Billy Stacy (MSST) 4
  Walter Howard (GATECH) 4
  Mickey Ellenburg (FL) 4
16. Richard Wood (AUB) 3
  Durel Matherne (LAST) 3
  Johnny Kern (AUB) 3
  Gene Etter (TN) 3
  Tom Miller (MSST) 3

Rush Attempts

1. Billy Majors (TN) 148
2. Tom Moore (VAND) 145
3. Bobby Jackson (AL) 143
4. Billy Cannon (LAST) 115
5. Theron Sapp (GA) 114
  Theron Sapp (GA) 114
7. Charlie Flowers* (MS) 111
8. Billy Stacy (MSST) 107
9. Bobby Cravens (KY) 104
10. Jim Butler (VAND) 96
11. Carl Smith (TN) 94
12. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 92
13. Charley Britt (GA) 86
  Johnny Robinson (LAST) 86
15. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 83
  Cal James (GATECH) 83
17. Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 82
18. Gary O'Steen (AL) 79
19. Kent Lovelace* (MS) 78
20. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 76
  Ed Dyas (AUB) 76

Rushing Yards

1. Billy Cannon (LAST) 686
2. Theron Sapp (GA) 635
  Theron Sapp (GA) 635
4. Tom Moore (VAND) 584
5. Charlie Flowers* (MS) 559
6. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 480
7. Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 473
8. Bobby Jackson (AL) 472
9. Bobby Cravens (KY) 441
10. Fred Brown (GA) 389
11. Glenn Shaw (KY) 367
12. Jim Butler (VAND) 356
13. Kent Lovelace* (MS) 352
14. Tommy Lorino (AUB) 349
15. Ed Dyas (AUB) 343
16. Bob Milby (FL) 323
17. Billy Majors (TN) 294
18. Cal James (GATECH) 293
19. Jack Batte (MSST) 292
20. Percy Colon (TLN) 288

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Billy Cannon (LAST) 6.0
2. Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 5.8
3. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 5.6
4. Theron Sapp (GA) 5.6
  Theron Sapp (GA) 5.6
6. Glenn Shaw (KY) 5.3
7. Tommy Lorino (AUB) 5.2
8. Bob Milby (FL) 5.1
9. Charlie Flowers* (MS) 5.0
10. Jack Batte (MSST) 4.7
11. Ed Dyas (AUB) 4.5
12. Kent Lovelace* (MS) 4.5
13. Percy Colon (TLN) 4.5
14. Bobby Cravens (KY) 4.2
15. Tom Moore (VAND) 4.0
16. Jim Butler (VAND) 3.7
17. Gary O'Steen (AL) 3.6
18. Cal James (GATECH) 3.5
19. Tommy Davis (LAST) 3.5
20. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 3.5

Receptions

1. Calvin Bird (KY) 21
  Pete Abadie (TLN) 21
3. Leo Young (TLN) 20
4. Claude Mason (TLN) 16
  Jerry Wilson (AUB) 16
6. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 14
  Murray Armstrong (TN) 14
  Kent Lovelace* (MS) 14
9. Larry Grantham* (MS) 13
10. Fred Murphy (GATECH) 12
  Tom Moore (VAND) 12
  Leo Sexton (AUB) 12
  Marlin Dyess (AL) 12
14. Bobby Cravens (KY) 11
  Percy Colon (TLN) 11
  Dave Hudson (FL) 11
17. Mack Rolfe (VAND) 10
  Ronnie Cain (KY) 10
  Don Stephens (TN) 10
  J.W. Brodnax (LAST) 10
  Rooster Akin (VAND) 10

Receiving Yards

1. Calvin Bird (KY) 373
2. Pete Abadie (TLN) 266
3. Claude Mason (TLN) 227
  Leo Young (TLN) 227
5. Jerry Wilson (AUB) 207
6. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 205
7. Marlin Dyess (AL) 204
8. Larry Grantham* (MS) 197
9. Murray Armstrong (TN) 195
10. Kent Lovelace* (MS) 178
11. Ronnie Cain (KY) 165
12. Billy Cannon (LAST) 162
13. Mack Rolfe (VAND) 160
14. Gary O'Steen (AL) 159
15. Dave Hudson (FL) 150
16. Rooster Akin (VAND) 147
17. Leo Sexton (AUB) 144
18. Fred Murphy (GATECH) 143
19. Jimmy Laster (AUB) 141
20. Jimmy Pettus (AUB) 139

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Calvin Bird (KY) 17.8
2. Pete Abadie (TLN) 12.7
3. Leo Young (TLN) 11.3

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Larry Grantham* (MS) 5
2. Calvin Bird (KY) 4
  Jimmy Pettus (AUB) 4
  Rooster Akin (VAND) 4
5. Kent Lovelace* (MS) 3
  Jimmy Laster (AUB) 3
  Billy Hendrix (LAST) 3
8. Don Soberdash (GA) 2
  Pete Abadie (TLN) 2
  Bo Ball* (MS) 2
  Pat Shute (MSST) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Tom Moore (VAND) 157
2. Billy Majors (TN) 148
3. Bobby Jackson (AL) 143
4. Billy Cannon (LAST) 124
5. Charlie Flowers* (MS) 116
6. Theron Sapp (GA) 115
  Theron Sapp (GA) 115
  Bobby Cravens (KY) 115
9. Billy Stacy (MSST) 107
10. Jim Butler (VAND) 101
11. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 100
12. Carl Smith (TN) 96
13. Kent Lovelace* (MS) 92
  Richie Petitbon (TLN) 92
15. Cal James (GATECH) 89
16. Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 88
17. Charley Britt (GA) 86
  Gary O'Steen (AL) 86
19. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 83
20. Ed Dyas (AUB) 78

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Billy Cannon (LAST) 848
2. Tom Moore (VAND) 719
3. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 685
4. Theron Sapp (GA) 642
  Theron Sapp (GA) 642
6. Charlie Flowers* (MS) 611
7. Calvin Bird (KY) 541
8. Bobby Cravens (KY) 534
9. Kent Lovelace* (MS) 530
10. Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 520
11. Fred Brown (GA) 478
12. Bobby Jackson (AL) 472
13. Gary O'Steen (AL) 443
14. Jim Butler (VAND) 410
15. Glenn Shaw (KY) 391
16. Tommy Lorino (AUB) 381
17. Claude Mason (TLN) 368
18. Percy Colon (TLN) 365
19. Ed Dyas (AUB) 362
20. Cal James (GATECH) 340

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Billy Cannon (LAST) 11
2. Bobby Jackson (AL) 7
3. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 6
4. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 5
  Larry Grantham* (MS) 5
  Johnny Robinson (LAST) 5
7. Fred Brown (GA) 4
  Tommy Lorino (AUB) 4
  Warren Rabb (LAST) 4
  Tom Moore (VAND) 4
  Kent Lovelace* (MS) 4
  J.W. Brodnax (LAST) 4
  Calvin Bird (KY) 4
  Tommy Davis (LAST) 4
  Rooster Akin (VAND) 4
  Jimmy Pettus (AUB) 4
17. Jimmy Laster (AUB) 3
  Jim Butler (VAND) 3
  Lloyd Nix (AUB) 3
  Charley Britt (GA) 3
  Durel Matherne (LAST) 3
  Ed Dyas (AUB) 3
  Fred Braselton (GATECH) 3
  Percy Colon (TLN) 3
  Don Purvis (LAST) 3
  Billy Hendrix (LAST) 3

Total Plays

1. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 217
2. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 204
3. Bobby Jackson (AL) 201
4. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 181
5. Billy Stacy (MSST) 177
6. Billy Majors (TN) 173
7. Boyce Smith (VAND) 162
8. Charley Britt (GA) 161
9. Tom Moore (VAND) 145
10. Warren Rabb (LAST) 127
11. Billy Cannon (LAST) 119
12. Fred Braselton (GATECH) 118
13. Theron Sapp (GA) 114
  Theron Sapp (GA) 114
15. Charlie Flowers* (MS) 111
16. Jimmy Dunn (FL) 109
17. Bobby Cravens (KY) 104
18. Lowell Hughes (KY) 99
19. Gene Etter (TN) 97
20. Jim Butler (VAND) 96

Total Yards

1. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 1001
2. Lloyd Nix (AUB) 964
3. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 916
4. Bobby Jackson (AL) 880
5. Charley Britt (GA) 746
6. Boyce Smith (VAND) 733
7. Billy Cannon (LAST) 700
8. Billy Stacy (MSST) 657
9. Theron Sapp (GA) 635
  Theron Sapp (GA) 635
11. Tom Moore (VAND) 584
12. Charlie Flowers* (MS) 559
13. Warren Rabb (LAST) 538
14. Jerry Eisaman (KY) 532
15. Billy Majors (TN) 509
16. Lowell Hughes (KY) 487
17. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 480
18. Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 473
19. Richard Wood (AUB) 445
20. Jimmy Dunn (FL) 444