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1959 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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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)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Georgia 10 1 0 .909 7 0 0 1.000 20.7 8.1 16.00 4.91
Mississippi 10 1 0 .909 6 1 0 .857 31.8 1.9 24.12 4.67
Louisiana State 9 2 0 .818 5 2 0 .714 14.9 4.5 19.66 9.84
Alabama 7 2 2 .727 4 1 2 .714 8.6 5.4 7.82 3.73
Auburn 7 3 0 .700 4 3 0 .571 17.4 5.8 14.30 4.60
Vanderbilt 5 3 2 .600 3 2 2 .571 13.8 10.6 7.37 5.07
Georgia Tech 6 5 0 .545 3 3 0 .500 12.4 11.0 10.87 9.87
Tennessee 5 4 1 .550 3 4 1 .438 11.2 11.8 9.17 8.17
Florida 5 4 1 .550 2 4 0 .333 16.9 10.7 8.63 4.63
Kentucky 4 6 0 .400 1 6 0 .143 14.0 10.7 10.67 8.97
Tulane 3 6 1 .350 0 5 1 .083 9.4 17.6 3.45 8.85
Mississippi State 2 7 0 .222 0 7 0 .000 10.7 22.0 -2.02 7.87

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 Final
Mississippi 8 4 3 5 5 4 3 5 5 2 2 2 2
Louisiana State 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 3 3
Georgia   17 13       14 11 12 6 6 5 5
Alabama                   17 19 11 10
Florida   19 19 17 19             18 19
Auburn 3 3 17 14 11 7 8 8 8 12 11    
Georgia Tech   16 7 3 4 9 9 19 15        
Tennessee     9 8 14   20 13 9 20      

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1960-01-02 Gator Bowl Arkansas 14 Georgia Tech 7 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1960-01-01 Orange Bowl Georgia 14 Missouri 0 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1960-01-01 Sugar Bowl Mississippi 21 Louisiana State 0 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1959-12-19 Liberty Bowl Penn State 7 Alabama 0 Liberty Bowl (Philadelphia, PA)

Conference Leaders

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