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1959 Southeastern Conference Leaders

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Record: 73-44-7, .617 W-L% (1st of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 10.84 (1st of 12) ▪ SOS: 6.76 (3rd of 12)

Conference Champion: Georgia

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Fran Tarkenton (GA) 62
2. Jake Gibbs (MS) 46
3. Russ Morris (VAND) 44
4. Phil Nugent (TLN) 42
5. Warren Rabb (LAST) 33
6. Fred Braselton (GATECH) 32
7. Richard Allen (FL) 31
8. Bob Cornett (TLN) 30
  Lowell Hughes (KY) 30
10. Jerry Eisaman (KY) 29
11. Billy Hill (MSST) 25
12. Jack Jones (FL) 24
13. Gene Etter (TN) 22
14. Pat Trammell (AL) 21
  John Correro (MSST) 21
16. Durel Matherne (LAST) 20
  Charley Britt (GA) 20
18. Billy Tohill (MSST) 19
19. Bobby Franklin (MS) 17
20. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 15

Pass Attempts

1. Fran Tarkenton (GA) 102
  Phil Nugent (TLN) 102
3. Jake Gibbs (MS) 94
4. Russ Morris (VAND) 92
5. Richard Allen (FL) 90
6. Jerry Eisaman (KY) 71
7. Lowell Hughes (KY) 67
8. Warren Rabb (LAST) 65
9. Fred Braselton (GATECH) 64
10. Billy Hill (MSST) 62
11. Bob Cornett (TLN) 57
12. Jack Jones (FL) 52
13. Billy Tohill (MSST) 50
14. Pat Trammell (AL) 49
15. Durel Matherne (LAST) 46
16. John Correro (MSST) 44
17. Bobby Franklin (MS) 41
18. Charley Britt (GA) 40
19. Richard Wood (AUB) 38
20. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 37

Passing Yards

1. Jake Gibbs (MS) 755
2. Fran Tarkenton (GA) 736
3. Richard Allen (FL) 613
4. Russ Morris (VAND) 579
5. Phil Nugent (TLN) 511
6. Bob Cornett (TLN) 445
7. Warren Rabb (LAST) 422
8. Jack Jones (FL) 395
9. Lowell Hughes (KY) 375
10. Fred Braselton (GATECH) 368
11. Charley Britt (GA) 331
12. Jerry Eisaman (KY) 310
13. Gene Etter (TN) 298
14. Pat Trammell (AL) 293
15. Bobby Franklin (MS) 275
16. Durel Matherne (LAST) 260
17. John Correro (MSST) 251
18. Billy Hill (MSST) 248
19. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 240
20. Doug Elmore (MS) 192

Passing Touchdowns

1. Jake Gibbs (MS) 6
  Fran Tarkenton (GA) 6
3. Richard Allen (FL) 5
4. Charley Britt (GA) 4
  Robert Skelton (AL) 4
  Jerry Eisaman (KY) 4
  Warren Rabb (LAST) 4
  Fred Braselton (GATECH) 4
  Durel Matherne (LAST) 4
10. Richard Wood (AUB) 3
  Jack Jones (FL) 3
  Doug Elmore (MS) 3
  Gene Etter (TN) 3
  Phil Nugent (TLN) 3
15. Marvin Tibbetts (GATECH) 2
  Terry Black (VAND) 2
  John Correro (MSST) 2
  Bob Cornett (TLN) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Billy Tohill (MSST) 9
2. Bob Cornett (TLN) 7
  Phil Nugent (TLN) 7
4. Billy Hill (MSST) 6
  Fran Tarkenton (GA) 6
6. Jerry Eisaman (KY) 5
  Charley Britt (GA) 5
  Lowell Hughes (KY) 5
  Richard Wood (AUB) 5
10. Marvin Tibbetts (GATECH) 4
  Richard Allen (FL) 4
  Bryant Harvard (AUB) 4
  John Correro (MSST) 4
  Warren Rabb (LAST) 4
  Gene Etter (TN) 4
  Bobby Hunt (AUB) 4
  Russ Morris (VAND) 4
18. Glenn Glass (TN) 3
  Jim McKee (VAND) 3
  Wayne Williamson (FL) 3
  Leeman Bennett (KY) 3

Rush Attempts

1. Pat Trammell (AL) 156
2. Charlie Flowers (MS) 141
3. Billy Cannon (LAST) 139
4. Tom Moore (VAND) 125
5. Billy Majors (TN) 105
6. Terry Terrebonne (TLN) 103
7. Charles Sturgeon (KY) 101
8. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 98
  Gene Etter (TN) 98
  Calvin Bird (KY) 98
11. Ed Dyas (AUB) 96
12. Glenn Shaw (KY) 95
13. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 84
14. Phil Nugent (TLN) 82
15. Tommy Mason (TLN) 81
16. Bill Godfrey (GA) 79
17. Glenn Glass (TN) 75
18. Gary O'Steen (AL) 71
19. Taz Anderson (GATECH) 70
20. Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 69

Rushing Yards

1. Charlie Flowers (MS) 733
2. Tom Moore (VAND) 676
3. Billy Cannon (LAST) 598
4. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 552
5. Pat Trammell (AL) 525
6. Ed Dyas (AUB) 504
7. Charles Sturgeon (KY) 417
8. Terry Terrebonne (TLN) 408
9. Glenn Shaw (KY) 345
10. Tommy Mason (TLN) 336
  Calvin Bird (KY) 336
12. Lamar Rawson (AUB) 332
13. Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 330
14. Bill Godfrey (GA) 319
15. Hoss Anderson (MS) 317
16. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 316
17. Fred Brown (GA) 278
18. Thom Garden (VAND) 269
19. Earl Gros (LAST) 262
20. Glenn Glass (TN) 261

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 5.6
2. Tom Moore (VAND) 5.4
3. Ed Dyas (AUB) 5.2
4. Charlie Flowers (MS) 5.2
5. Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 4.8
6. Billy Cannon (LAST) 4.3
7. Tommy Mason (TLN) 4.1
8. Charles Sturgeon (KY) 4.1
9. Billy Hill (MSST) 4.1
10. Bill Godfrey (GA) 4.0
11. Terry Terrebonne (TLN) 4.0
12. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 3.8
13. Bobby Nay (VAND) 3.7
14. Glenn Shaw (KY) 3.6
15. Glenn Glass (TN) 3.5
16. Calvin Bird (KY) 3.4
17. Pat Trammell (AL) 3.4
18. Taz Anderson (GATECH) 3.3
19. Gary O'Steen (AL) 3.2
20. Billy Majors (TN) 2.2

Receptions

1. Bobby Towns (GA) 18
2. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 16
  Calvin Bird (KY) 16
4. Perry McGriff (FL) 14
  Bobby Walden (GA) 14
  Tom Moore (VAND) 14
  Pete Abadie (TLN) 14
  Lee Welch (MSST) 14
9. Dewey Partridge (MS) 13
  Fred Brown (GA) 13
11. Rooster Akin (VAND) 12
12. Dave Hudson (FL) 11
  Leo Young (TLN) 11
  Billy Cannon (LAST) 11
  Jerry Daniels (MS) 11
16. Larry Grantham (MS) 10
  Marlin Dyess (AL) 10
  Tom Rodgers (KY) 10
  Ronnie Cain (KY) 10
  Taz Anderson (GATECH) 10
  Donnie Daye (LAST) 10

Receiving Yards

1. Bobby Towns (GA) 263
2. Perry McGriff (FL) 254
3. Rooster Akin (VAND) 193
4. Fred Brown (GA) 188
  Pete Abadie (TLN) 188
6. Bobby Crespino (MS) 186
7. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 181
8. Tom Moore (VAND) 170
9. Jerry Daniels (MS) 164
10. Larry Grantham (MS) 162
11. Billy Cannon (LAST) 161
12. Dave Hudson (FL) 155
13. Tom Rodgers (KY) 154
14. Calvin Bird (KY) 151
15. Marlin Dyess (AL) 149
16. Fred Murphy (GATECH) 145
17. Dewey Partridge (MS) 142
18. Nick Arfaras (FL) 138
19. Donnie Daye (LAST) 136
20. Bill Herron (GA) 133

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 4
2. Pete Abadie (TLN) 3
  Don Norwood (LAST) 3
  Fred Murphy (GATECH) 3
  Fred Brown (GA) 3
6. Marvin Phillips (TN) 2
  Stanley Bell (AL) 2
  James Hall (MS) 2
  Bobby Towns (GA) 2
  Tommy Mason (TLN) 2
  Bill Herron (GA) 2
  Bobby Crespino (MS) 2
  Tom Moore (VAND) 2
  Gordon Kelley (GA) 2
  Perry McGriff (FL) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Pat Trammell (AL) 156
2. Billy Cannon (LAST) 150
3. Charlie Flowers (MS) 145
4. Tom Moore (VAND) 139
5. Calvin Bird (KY) 114
6. Terry Terrebonne (TLN) 110
7. Charles Sturgeon (KY) 109
8. Billy Majors (TN) 105
9. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 100
10. Ed Dyas (AUB) 99
11. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 98
  Gene Etter (TN) 98
13. Glenn Shaw (KY) 97
14. Tommy Mason (TLN) 86
15. Phil Nugent (TLN) 82
16. Taz Anderson (GATECH) 80
17. Bill Godfrey (GA) 79
18. Glenn Glass (TN) 75
  Fred Brown (GA) 75
20. Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 72

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Tom Moore (VAND) 846
2. Charlie Flowers (MS) 801
3. Billy Cannon (LAST) 759
4. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 552
5. Ed Dyas (AUB) 530
6. Pat Trammell (AL) 525
7. Charles Sturgeon (KY) 508
8. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 497
9. Calvin Bird (KY) 487
10. Fred Brown (GA) 466
11. Terry Terrebonne (TLN) 451
12. Lamar Rawson (AUB) 419
13. Tommy Mason (TLN) 390
14. Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 366
15. Glenn Shaw (KY) 347
16. Bobby Towns (GA) 343
17. Jon MacBeth (FL) 326
18. George Blair (MS) 325
  Hoss Anderson (MS) 325
20. Taz Anderson (GATECH) 322

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Charlie Flowers (MS) 11
2. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 7
  Jake Gibbs (MS) 7
4. Johnny Robinson (LAST) 5
  Billy Cannon (LAST) 5
6. Fran Tarkenton (GA) 4
7. Pete Abadie (TLN) 3
  Ed Dyas (AUB) 3
  Glenn Glass (TN) 3
  Doug Elmore (MS) 3
  Marvin Tibbetts (GATECH) 3
  Bobby Franklin (MS) 3
  Don Norwood (LAST) 3
  Fred Brown (GA) 3
  Gene Etter (TN) 3
  Hoss Anderson (MS) 3
  Marlin Dyess (AL) 3
  Fred Murphy (GATECH) 3
  John McGeever (AUB) 3
  Bobby Crespino (MS) 3
  Bobby Walden (GA) 3
  Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 3
  Cowboy Woodruff (MS) 3
  Lamar Rawson (AUB) 3

Total Plays

1. Pat Trammell (AL) 205
2. Phil Nugent (TLN) 184
3. Jake Gibbs (MS) 156
4. Fran Tarkenton (GA) 154
5. Russ Morris (VAND) 148
6. Billy Cannon (LAST) 145
7. Charlie Flowers (MS) 141
8. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 135
9. Gene Etter (TN) 134
10. Billy Majors (TN) 132
11. Billy Hill (MSST) 125
  Tom Moore (VAND) 125
13. Bob Cornett (TLN) 110
14. Terry Terrebonne (TLN) 104
15. Richard Allen (FL) 102
  Calvin Bird (KY) 102
17. Charles Sturgeon (KY) 101
18. Warren Rabb (LAST) 99
19. Ed Dyas (AUB) 96
20. Charley Britt (GA) 95
  Glenn Shaw (KY) 95
  Fred Braselton (GATECH) 95

Total Yards

1. Jake Gibbs (MS) 983
2. Pat Trammell (AL) 818
3. Fran Tarkenton (GA) 797
4. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 792
5. Charlie Flowers (MS) 733
6. Tom Moore (VAND) 676
7. Phil Nugent (TLN) 636
8. Richard Allen (FL) 627
9. Billy Cannon (LAST) 618
10. Russ Morris (VAND) 547
11. Billy Hill (MSST) 505
12. Ed Dyas (AUB) 504
13. Gene Etter (TN) 494
14. Charley Britt (GA) 457
15. Bob Cornett (TLN) 445
16. Charles Sturgeon (KY) 417
17. Terry Terrebonne (TLN) 408
18. Fred Braselton (GATECH) 396
19. Jack Jones (FL) 393
20. Warren Rabb (LAST) 390