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1961 Southeastern Conference Leaders

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Record: 70-53-1, .569 W-L% (2nd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.78 (2nd of 12) ▪ SOS: 7.29 (3rd of 12)

Conference Champion: Alabama and Louisiana State

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Pat Trammell (AL) 75
2. Jerry Woolum (KY) 70
3. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 68
4. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 54
5. Doug Elmore (MS) 50
  Hank Lesesne (VAND) 50
7. Glynn Griffing (MS) 46
8. Stan Gann (GATECH) 43
9. Jack Domingue (TLN) 41
10. Lynn Amedee (LAST) 40
11. Charlie Furlow (MSST) 36
12. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 31
13. Tom Batten (FL) 30
14. Billy Hill (MSST) 27
15. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 26
16. John Rampulla (KY) 25
17. John Correro (MSST) 18
  Larry Libertore (FL) 18
19. Mailon Kent (AUB) 17
  Jake Saye (GA) 17
Pass Attempts
1. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 136
2. Pat Trammell (AL) 133
3. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 126
4. Jerry Woolum (KY) 125
5. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 118
6. Jack Domingue (TLN) 97
7. Lynn Amedee (LAST) 94
8. Glynn Griffing (MS) 91
9. Doug Elmore (MS) 84
10. Stan Gann (GATECH) 79
11. Tom Batten (FL) 67
12. Charlie Furlow (MSST) 65
13. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 63
14. John Rampulla (KY) 60
15. Billy Hill (MSST) 53
16. Larry Libertore (FL) 52
  Mallon Faircloth (TN) 52
18. Jake Saye (GA) 46
19. John Correro (MSST) 38
  Bobby Dodd (FL) 38
Passing Yards
1. Pat Trammell (AL) 1035
2. Jerry Woolum (KY) 892
3. Glynn Griffing (MS) 785
4. Doug Elmore (MS) 741
5. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 710
6. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 703
7. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 607
8. Lynn Amedee (LAST) 485
9. Tom Batten (FL) 460
  Mallon Faircloth (TN) 460
11. Stan Gann (GATECH) 450
12. Charlie Furlow (MSST) 389
13. John Rampulla (KY) 373
14. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 371
15. Jack Domingue (TLN) 338
16. Larry Libertore (FL) 330
17. Perry Lee Dunn (MS) 301
18. Billy Hill (MSST) 299
19. Jimmy Field (LAST) 239
20. John Correro (MSST) 234
Passing Touchdowns
1. Glynn Griffing (MS) 10
2. Pat Trammell (AL) 8
  Mallon Faircloth (TN) 8
4. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 7
5. Doug Elmore (MS) 6
6. Mailon Kent (AUB) 5
7. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 4
  Jerry Woolum (KY) 4
9. Tom Batten (FL) 3
  Perry Lee Dunn (MS) 3
11. John Correro (MSST) 2
  Larry Libertore (FL) 2
  Lynn Amedee (LAST) 2
  Jon Cleveland (VAND) 2
  Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 2
  Jimmy Field (LAST) 2
  Bobby Hunt (AUB) 2
  Mal Moore (AL) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 14
2. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 12
3. Stan Gann (GATECH) 9
4. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 8
5. Larry Libertore (FL) 7
  Jerry Woolum (KY) 7
7. Billy Hill (MSST) 6
8. Jon Cleveland (VAND) 5
  John Correro (MSST) 5
  Tom Batten (FL) 5
  Lynn Amedee (LAST) 5
  Charlie Furlow (MSST) 5
  John Rampulla (KY) 5
  Bobby Dodd (FL) 5
15. Doug Elmore (MS) 4
  Mailon Kent (AUB) 4
  Jack Domingue (TLN) 4
  Ted Miller (TLN) 4
19. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 3
  Glenn Glass (TN) 3
Rush Attempts
1. Mike Fracchia (AL) 130
2. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 123
3. Larry Rawson (AUB) 121
4. Larry Libertore (FL) 120
5. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 112
6. Don Goodman (FL) 111
7. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 101
8. Mackie Weaver (MSST) 97
9. Mike McNames (GATECH) 94
10. Stan Gann (GATECH) 93
11. Billy Ray Adams (MS) 91
12. Earl Gros (LAST) 90
13. Lindy Infante (FL) 85
  Billy Hill (MSST) 85
15. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 83
16. Bill McKenny (GA) 81
17. Gary Steward (KY) 79
18. Doug Elmore (MS) 77
19. Pat Trammell (AL) 75
20. Bill Ransdell (KY) 73
Rushing Yards
1. Mike Fracchia (AL) 652
2. Billy Ray Adams (MS) 575
3. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 475
4. Don Goodman (FL) 455
5. Larry Rawson (AUB) 448
6. Earl Gros (LAST) 406
7. Jerry Stovall (LAST) 405
8. Lindy Infante (FL) 369
9. Mike McNames (GATECH) 350
10. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 347
11. Doug Elmore (MS) 345
12. Larry Libertore (FL) 341
13. Billy Hill (MSST) 337
14. Bunny Orr (TN) 332
15. Billy Williamson (GATECH) 331
16. Bill McKenny (GA) 328
17. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 325
18. Bo Campbell (LAST) 319
19. Mackie Weaver (MSST) 312
20. Dink Wall (AL) 289
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Jerry Stovall (LAST) 6.4
2. Billy Ray Adams (MS) 6.3
3. Billy Williamson (GATECH) 5.3
4. Mike Fracchia (AL) 5.0
5. Bunny Orr (TN) 5.0
6. Earl Gros (LAST) 4.5
7. Doug Elmore (MS) 4.5
8. Lindy Infante (FL) 4.3
9. Howard Dunnebacke (KY) 4.1
10. Don Goodman (FL) 4.1
11. Bill McKenny (GA) 4.0
12. Ray Wilkins (LAST) 4.0
13. Billy Hill (MSST) 4.0
14. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 3.9
15. Bill Ransdell (KY) 3.8
16. Mike McNames (GATECH) 3.7
17. Pat Trammell (AL) 3.7
18. Wendell Harris (LAST) 3.7
19. Larry Rawson (AUB) 3.7
20. Bill Godfrey (GA) 3.7
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Billy Ray Adams (MS) 9
  Pat Trammell (AL) 9
3. Wendell Harris (LAST) 6
  Bobby Hunt (AUB) 6
  Mallon Faircloth (TN) 6
6. Mike Fracchia (AL) 5
  Stan Gann (GATECH) 5
8. Billy Richardson (AL) 4
  Bo Campbell (LAST) 4
  Jack Nichols (TN) 4
  Lindy Infante (FL) 4
  Earl Gros (LAST) 4
13. Lynn Amedee (LAST) 3
  Chick Graning (GATECH) 3
  Larry Rawson (AUB) 3
  Glenn Glass (TN) 3
  Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 3
  Billy Williamson (GATECH) 3
  Ray Wilkins (LAST) 3
  Jerry Stovall (LAST) 3
  Doug Elmore (MS) 3
Receptions
1. Tom Hutchinson (KY) 32
2. Jeff Starling (VAND) 25
  Dave Edwards (AUB) 25
4. Bill McKenny (GA) 23
5. Johnny Baker (MSST) 22
6. Billy Williamson (GATECH) 21
7. Billy Knowles (GA) 17
8. Billy Martin (GATECH) 16
  Dave Gash (KY) 16
10. Catfish Smith (MS) 14
  A.J. Holloway (MS) 14
12. Russ Brown (FL) 13
13. Tommy Brooker (AL) 12
  Lee Welch (MSST) 12
15. John Landry (GA) 11
  Richard Williamson (AL) 11
  Bill Battle (AL) 11
  Tommy Simpson (KY) 11
  Billy Ray Adams (MS) 11
  Lindy Infante (FL) 11
  Ray Clark (GA) 11
  Hubert McClain (TN) 11
  Bill Ransdell (KY) 11
  Thomas Emerson (TLN) 11
Receiving Yards
1. Tom Hutchinson (KY) 543
2. Dave Edwards (AUB) 372
3. Johnny Baker (MSST) 323
4. Jeff Starling (VAND) 273
5. Catfish Smith (MS) 254
6. Russ Brown (FL) 239
7. Billy Martin (GATECH) 233
8. Billy Williamson (GATECH) 221
9. Bob Hoover (FL) 213
10. Richard Williamson (AL) 206
11. Bill McKenny (GA) 202
12. Dave Gash (KY) 198
  Billy Ray Adams (MS) 198
14. Tommy Simpson (KY) 192
15. John Landry (GA) 191
16. Tommy Brooker (AL) 183
17. Wendell Harris (LAST) 177
18. Bill Battle (AL) 168
19. Wesley Sullivan (MS) 163
20. Willis Dabbs (MS) 155
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Tom Hutchinson (KY) 17.0
2. Dave Edwards (AUB) 14.9
3. Johnny Baker (MSST) 14.7
4. Jeff Starling (VAND) 10.9
5. Billy Williamson (GATECH) 10.5
6. Bill McKenny (GA) 8.8
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Jeff Starling (VAND) 4
  Tom Hutchinson (KY) 4
  Wesley Sullivan (MS) 4
4. Willis Dabbs (MS) 3
  Mike Stratton (TN) 3
  Lindy Infante (FL) 3
  Richard Williamson (AL) 3
  Catfish Smith (MS) 3
  Dave Edwards (AUB) 3
10. Butch Wilson (AL) 2
  Larry Smith (MS) 2
  Reed Davis (MS) 2
  Bruce Hammer (VAND) 2
  Wendell Harris (LAST) 2
  Red Wilkins (AL) 2
  John Bill Hudson (TN) 2
  John Landry (GA) 2
  Danny Neumann (LAST) 2
  Joe Auer (GATECH) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Mike Fracchia (AL) 133
2. Larry Rawson (AUB) 124
3. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 123
4. Larry Libertore (FL) 120
5. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 112
6. Don Goodman (FL) 111
7. Bill McKenny (GA) 104
8. Billy Ray Adams (MS) 102
9. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 101
10. Mackie Weaver (MSST) 97
11. Lindy Infante (FL) 96
12. Mike McNames (GATECH) 94
13. Stan Gann (GATECH) 93
14. Earl Gros (LAST) 90
15. Billy Hill (MSST) 85
  Gary Steward (KY) 85
17. Bill Ransdell (KY) 84
  Billy Williamson (GATECH) 84
19. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 83
20. Doug Elmore (MS) 77
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Billy Ray Adams (MS) 773
2. Mike Fracchia (AL) 658
3. Billy Williamson (GATECH) 552
4. Tom Hutchinson (KY) 543
5. Jerry Stovall (LAST) 540
6. Bill McKenny (GA) 530
7. Larry Rawson (AUB) 515
8. Lindy Infante (FL) 498
9. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 475
10. Don Goodman (FL) 455
11. Jeff Starling (VAND) 433
12. Wendell Harris (LAST) 418
13. Earl Gros (LAST) 406
14. Bo Campbell (LAST) 376
15. Dave Edwards (AUB) 372
16. Gary Steward (KY) 362
17. Bill Ransdell (KY) 358
18. Bob Hoover (FL) 355
19. Mike McNames (GATECH) 350
20. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 347
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Pat Trammell (AL) 9
  Billy Ray Adams (MS) 9
3. Wendell Harris (LAST) 8
4. Lindy Infante (FL) 7
5. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 6
  Bobby Hunt (AUB) 6
7. Mike Fracchia (AL) 5
  Stan Gann (GATECH) 5
9. Billy Williamson (GATECH) 4
  Wesley Sullivan (MS) 4
  Jack Nichols (TN) 4
  Jeff Starling (VAND) 4
  Billy Richardson (AL) 4
  Tom Hutchinson (KY) 4
  Bo Campbell (LAST) 4
  Earl Gros (LAST) 4
17. Jerry Stovall (LAST) 3
  Don Machen (AUB) 3
  Doug Elmore (MS) 3
  A.J. Holloway (MS) 3
  Lynn Amedee (LAST) 3
  Catfish Smith (MS) 3
  Chick Graning (GATECH) 3
  Richard Williamson (AL) 3
  Art Doty (MS) 3
  Larry Rawson (AUB) 3
  Glenn Glass (TN) 3
  Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 3
  Mike Stratton (TN) 3
  Lou Guy (MS) 3
  Ray Wilkins (LAST) 3
  Willis Dabbs (MS) 3
  Dave Edwards (AUB) 3
Total Plays
1. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 238
2. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 219
  Bobby Hunt (AUB) 219
4. Pat Trammell (AL) 208
5. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 175
6. Stan Gann (GATECH) 172
  Larry Libertore (FL) 172
8. Doug Elmore (MS) 161
9. Jerry Woolum (KY) 152
10. Jack Domingue (TLN) 146
11. Lynn Amedee (LAST) 140
12. Billy Hill (MSST) 138
13. Mike Fracchia (AL) 130
14. Larry Rawson (AUB) 121
15. Glynn Griffing (MS) 120
16. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 116
17. Don Goodman (FL) 111
18. Charlie Furlow (MSST) 104
19. Mackie Weaver (MSST) 97
20. Mike McNames (GATECH) 94
Total Yards
1. Pat Trammell (AL) 1314
2. Doug Elmore (MS) 1086
3. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 1050
4. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 935
5. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 932
6. Glynn Griffing (MS) 920
7. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 841
8. Jerry Woolum (KY) 817
9. Larry Libertore (FL) 671
10. Mike Fracchia (AL) 652
11. Billy Hill (MSST) 636
12. Lynn Amedee (LAST) 617
13. Stan Gann (GATECH) 577
14. Billy Ray Adams (MS) 575
15. Perry Lee Dunn (MS) 476
16. Don Goodman (FL) 455
17. Larry Rawson (AUB) 448
18. Jimmy Field (LAST) 438
19. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 416
20. Tom Batten (FL) 415
Total Touchdowns
1. Pat Trammell (AL) 17
2. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 14
3. Glynn Griffing (MS) 11
4. Billy Ray Adams (MS) 9
  Doug Elmore (MS) 9
6. Bobby Hunt (AUB) 8
7. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 7
8. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 6
  Stan Gann (GATECH) 6
  Wendell Harris (LAST) 6
11. Mike Fracchia (AL) 5
  Perry Lee Dunn (MS) 5
  Mailon Kent (AUB) 5
  Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 5
  Lynn Amedee (LAST) 5
16. Billy Richardson (AL) 4
  Bo Campbell (LAST) 4
  Jack Nichols (TN) 4
  Lindy Infante (FL) 4
  Glenn Glass (TN) 4
  Earl Gros (LAST) 4
  Jerry Woolum (KY) 4