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1962 Southeastern Conference Leaders

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Record: 63-52-8, .545 W-L% (4th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 8.08 (3rd of 12) ▪ SOS: 6.59 (2nd of 12)

Conference Champion: Mississippi

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Jerry Woolum (KY) 83
  Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 83
3. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 78
4. Joe Namath (AL) 76
5. Glynn Griffing (MS) 72
6. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 65
7. Charlie Furlow (MSST) 62
  Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 62
9. Mailon Kent (AUB) 59
10. Tom Shannon (FL) 56
11. Ted Miller (TLN) 54
12. Bob Boisvert (TLN) 34
13. Lynn Amedee (LAST) 24
14. Tom Batten (FL) 23
15. Bobby Morton (TN) 20
16. Jon Cleveland (VAND) 18
17. Ronnie Melton (TLN) 16
18. Wayne Bush (TN) 15
  Mallon Faircloth (TN) 15
  Jim Weatherly (MS) 15
  Jimmy Field (LAST) 15
Pass Attempts
1. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 169
2. Jerry Woolum (KY) 157
  Hank Lesesne (VAND) 157
4. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 156
5. Joe Namath (AL) 146
6. Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 136
7. Glynn Griffing (MS) 122
8. Mailon Kent (AUB) 121
9. Charlie Furlow (MSST) 111
10. Ted Miller (TLN) 103
11. Tom Shannon (FL) 100
12. Lynn Amedee (LAST) 63
13. Bob Boisvert (TLN) 56
14. Tom Batten (FL) 50
15. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 49
16. Ronnie Melton (TLN) 45
17. Jimmy Field (LAST) 44
18. Jon Cleveland (VAND) 41
19. Bobby Morton (TN) 40
20. Wayne Bush (TN) 36
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 53.2
2. Jerry Woolum (KY) 52.9
3. Joe Namath (AL) 52.1
4. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 46.2
5. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 41.4
Passing Yards
1. Joe Namath (AL) 1192
2. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 1135
3. Jerry Woolum (KY) 1100
4. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 1006
5. Glynn Griffing (MS) 882
6. Mailon Kent (AUB) 748
7. Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 746
8. Charlie Furlow (MSST) 744
9. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 741
10. Tom Shannon (FL) 551
11. Ted Miller (TLN) 548
12. Lynn Amedee (LAST) 457
13. Tom Batten (FL) 320
14. Bobby Morton (TN) 305
15. Bob Boisvert (TLN) 286
16. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 261
17. Jimmy Field (LAST) 258
18. Jon Cleveland (VAND) 213
19. Wayne Bush (TN) 212
20. Ronnie Melton (TLN) 211
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Joe Namath (AL) 8.2
2. Jerry Woolum (KY) 7.0
3. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 6.7
4. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 6.4
5. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 4.7
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Joe Namath (AL) 7.5
2. Jerry Woolum (KY) 4.9
3. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 4.9
4. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 3.4
5. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 2.5
Passing Touchdowns
1. Joe Namath (AL) 13
2. Glynn Griffing (MS) 11
3. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 8
4. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 6
5. Ted Miller (TLN) 4
  Jerry Woolum (KY) 4
  Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 4
8. Charlie Furlow (MSST) 3
  Hank Lesesne (VAND) 3
  Bobby Morton (TN) 3
  Jim Weatherly (MS) 3
  Tom Shannon (FL) 3
13. Wayne Bush (TN) 2
  Lynn Amedee (LAST) 2
  Bob Boisvert (TLN) 2
  Mailon Kent (AUB) 2
  Mallon Faircloth (TN) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 16
2. Jerry Woolum (KY) 9
  Charlie Furlow (MSST) 9
  Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 9
  Hank Lesesne (VAND) 9
6. Tom Shannon (FL) 8
  Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 8
  Joe Namath (AL) 8
  Glynn Griffing (MS) 8
10. Jon Cleveland (VAND) 6
  Mailon Kent (AUB) 6
  Mallon Faircloth (TN) 6
13. Ted Miller (TLN) 5
14. Bob Boisvert (TLN) 4
15. Jimmy Field (LAST) 3
  Al Burguieres (TLN) 3
  Buddy Barrett (VAND) 3
  Sonny Fisher (MSST) 3
  Ronnie Melton (TLN) 3
20. Wayne Bush (TN) 2
  Tom Batten (FL) 2
  Jake Saye (GA) 2
  Jim McBride (MSST) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Joe Namath (AL) 139.1
2. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 109.8
3. Jerry Woolum (KY) 108.7
4. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 99.3
5. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 75.9
Rush Attempts
1. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 140
2. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 128
3. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 115
4. Larry Dupree (FL) 113
5. Perky Bryant (KY) 108
6. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 105
7. Jerry Stovall (LAST) 89
8. Mike McNames (GATECH) 81
  Darrell Cox (KY) 81
10. George Canale (TN) 79
11. Charles Cranford (LAST) 78
12. Jerry Woolum (KY) 77
13. Eddie Versprille (AL) 76
14. Glynn Griffing (MS) 74
  Bo Campbell (LAST) 74
16. Jim O'Donnell (FL) 73
17. Ode Burrell (MSST) 71
18. Ted Miller (TLN) 70
  Joe Namath (AL) 70
20. Charlie Furlow (MSST) 67
  Danny LeBlanc (LAST) 67
Rushing Yards
1. Larry Dupree (FL) 604
2. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 478
3. George Canale (TN) 455
4. Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 394
5. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 376
6. Eddie Versprille (AL) 373
7. Jerry Stovall (LAST) 368
8. Darrell Cox (KY) 363
9. Perky Bryant (KY) 326
10. Ode Burrell (MSST) 310
11. Charles Cranford (LAST) 307
12. Mike McNames (GATECH) 305
13. Jim O'Donnell (FL) 297
14. Glynn Griffing (MS) 278
  Steve Ward (LAST) 278
16. Bo Campbell (LAST) 276
17. Chuck Morris (MS) 272
18. Leon Armbrester (GA) 266
19. Jimmy Sullivan (TN) 262
  Perry Lee Dunn (MS) 262
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. George Canale (TN) 5.8
2. Larry Dupree (FL) 5.3
3. Eddie Versprille (AL) 4.9
4. Darrell Cox (KY) 4.5
5. Ode Burrell (MSST) 4.4
6. Perry Lee Dunn (MS) 4.3
7. Leon Armbrester (GA) 4.2
8. Jerry Stovall (LAST) 4.1
9. Jimmy Sullivan (TN) 4.1
10. Jim O'Donnell (FL) 4.1
11. Charles Cranford (LAST) 3.9
12. Danny LeBlanc (LAST) 3.8
13. Mike McNames (GATECH) 3.8
14. Glynn Griffing (MS) 3.8
15. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 3.7
16. Bo Campbell (LAST) 3.7
17. Joe Namath (AL) 3.3
18. Perky Bryant (KY) 3.0
19. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 2.7
20. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 2.0
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Cotton Clark (AL) 10
2. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 9
3. Larry Dupree (FL) 7
4. Jim O'Donnell (FL) 4
  George Canale (TN) 4
  Joe Namath (AL) 4
  Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 4
8. Butch Wilson (AL) 3
  Mike McNames (GATECH) 3
  John Paty (TN) 3
  Tom Shannon (FL) 3
  Larry Laster (AUB) 3
  Buck Randall (MS) 3
14. Lou Guy (MS) 2
  Jim Weatherly (MS) 2
  Jack Hurlbut (AL) 2
  Jimmy Burson (AUB) 2
  Bob Hoover (FL) 2
  Ray Mendheim (GATECH) 2
  Gary Martin (AL) 2
  Benny Nelson (AL) 2
  Ron Stoner (FL) 2
  Jimmy Sullivan (TN) 2
  Glynn Griffing (MS) 2
  Sam Mack (FL) 2
  Perry Lee Dunn (MS) 2
Receptions
1. Clem Dellenger (TLN) 39
2. Jeff Starling (VAND) 34
3. Tom Hutchinson (KY) 32
4. Howard Simpson (AUB) 24
  Red Wilkins (AL) 24
  Ode Burrell (MSST) 24
  Richard Williamson (AL) 24
  Lou Guy (MS) 24
9. Don Downs (AUB) 21
  Billy Martin (GATECH) 21
11. Mickey Babb (GA) 20
12. Gordon Rush (TLN) 19
13. Darrell Cox (KY) 18
14. Chuck Morris (MS) 17
15. Cotton Clark (AL) 16
  Dick Teets (VAND) 16
17. John Bill Hudson (TN) 15
  Russ Brown (FL) 15
19. Joe Auer (GATECH) 14
  Ray Crawford (GA) 14
  Randy Hutto (MSST) 14
  David Rawson (AUB) 14
Receiving Yards
1. Jeff Starling (VAND) 494
2. Red Wilkins (AL) 492
  Richard Williamson (AL) 492
4. Tom Hutchinson (KY) 485
5. Clem Dellenger (TLN) 375
6. Mickey Babb (GA) 354
7. Billy Martin (GATECH) 323
8. Darrell Cox (KY) 310
9. Howard Simpson (AUB) 301
10. Lou Guy (MS) 295
11. Don Downs (AUB) 281
12. John Bill Hudson (TN) 259
13. Russ Brown (FL) 227
  Gordon Rush (TLN) 227
15. Jerry Stovall (LAST) 213
16. Ode Burrell (MSST) 204
17. Cotton Clark (AL) 199
18. Randy Hutto (MSST) 189
19. Ray Crawford (GA) 169
20. Don Porterfield (GA) 161
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Richard Williamson (AL) 20.5
  Red Wilkins (AL) 20.5
3. Mickey Babb (GA) 17.7
4. Billy Martin (GATECH) 15.4
5. Tom Hutchinson (KY) 15.2
6. Jeff Starling (VAND) 14.5
7. Don Downs (AUB) 13.4
8. Howard Simpson (AUB) 12.5
9. Lou Guy (MS) 12.3
10. Gordon Rush (TLN) 11.9
11. Clem Dellenger (TLN) 9.6
12. Chuck Morris (MS) 8.8
13. Ode Burrell (MSST) 8.5
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Lou Guy (MS) 5
  Cotton Clark (AL) 5
3. Billy Martin (GATECH) 4
  Don Porterfield (GA) 4
5. Willis Dabbs (MS) 3
  Gordon Rush (TLN) 3
  Richard Williamson (AL) 3
  John Bill Hudson (TN) 3
  Red Wilkins (AL) 3
  Bill Battle (AL) 3
11. Richard Bohner (VAND) 2
  Jeff Starling (VAND) 2
  Benny Nelson (AL) 2
  Ode Burrell (MSST) 2
  Al Tanara (TN) 2
  Randy Hutto (MSST) 2
  Howard Simpson (AUB) 2
  Wayne Waff (TN) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 140
2. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 128
3. Larry Dupree (FL) 120
4. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 116
5. Perky Bryant (KY) 108
6. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 105
7. Darrell Cox (KY) 99
8. Jerry Stovall (LAST) 98
9. Ode Burrell (MSST) 95
10. Charles Cranford (LAST) 84
11. Mike McNames (GATECH) 81
  George Canale (TN) 81
13. Bo Campbell (LAST) 78
14. Jerry Woolum (KY) 77
  Cotton Clark (AL) 77
16. Jim O'Donnell (FL) 76
  Eddie Versprille (AL) 76
18. Glynn Griffing (MS) 74
19. Ted Miller (TLN) 70
  Joe Namath (AL) 70
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Darrell Cox (KY) 673
2. Larry Dupree (FL) 640
3. Jerry Stovall (LAST) 581
4. Jeff Starling (VAND) 522
5. Ode Burrell (MSST) 514
6. Red Wilkins (AL) 492
  Richard Williamson (AL) 492
8. Tom Hutchinson (KY) 485
9. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 478
10. George Canale (TN) 458
11. Lou Guy (MS) 447
12. Chuck Morris (MS) 421
13. Charles Cranford (LAST) 417
14. Cotton Clark (AL) 410
15. Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 394
16. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 376
17. Clem Dellenger (TLN) 375
18. Eddie Versprille (AL) 373
19. Mickey Babb (GA) 354
20. Larry Laster (AUB) 353
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Cotton Clark (AL) 15
2. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 9
3. Lou Guy (MS) 7
  Larry Dupree (FL) 7
5. Don Porterfield (GA) 5
6. Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 4
  George Canale (TN) 4
  Joe Namath (AL) 4
  Benny Nelson (AL) 4
  Gordon Rush (TLN) 4
  Billy Martin (GATECH) 4
  Jim O'Donnell (FL) 4
13. Butch Wilson (AL) 3
  Mike McNames (GATECH) 3
  Bill Battle (AL) 3
  Buck Randall (MS) 3
  Tom Shannon (FL) 3
  Red Wilkins (AL) 3
  Larry Laster (AUB) 3
  Gary Martin (AL) 3
  John Bill Hudson (TN) 3
  Richard Williamson (AL) 3
  John Paty (TN) 3
  Willis Dabbs (MS) 3
  Wayne Waff (TN) 3
Total Plays
1. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 284
  Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 284
3. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 262
4. Jerry Woolum (KY) 234
5. Joe Namath (AL) 216
6. Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 197
7. Glynn Griffing (MS) 196
8. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 189
9. Charlie Furlow (MSST) 178
10. Ted Miller (TLN) 173
11. Mailon Kent (AUB) 164
12. Tom Shannon (FL) 150
13. Larry Dupree (FL) 113
14. Lynn Amedee (LAST) 112
15. Perky Bryant (KY) 108
16. Jimmy Field (LAST) 94
17. Bobby Morton (TN) 93
18. Jerry Stovall (LAST) 89
19. George Canale (TN) 87
20. Darrell Cox (KY) 85
Total Yards
1. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 1484
2. Joe Namath (AL) 1421
3. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 1357
4. Glynn Griffing (MS) 1160
5. Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 1140
6. Jerry Woolum (KY) 967
7. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 955
8. Mailon Kent (AUB) 787
9. Charlie Furlow (MSST) 709
10. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 637
11. Ted Miller (TLN) 608
12. Larry Dupree (FL) 604
13. Tom Shannon (FL) 583
14. Lynn Amedee (LAST) 575
15. Bobby Morton (TN) 558
16. George Canale (TN) 481
17. Jimmy Field (LAST) 426
18. Jim Weatherly (MS) 410
19. Darrell Cox (KY) 409
20. Eddie Versprille (AL) 373
Total Touchdowns
1. Joe Namath (AL) 17
2. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 15
3. Glynn Griffing (MS) 13
4. Cotton Clark (AL) 10
5. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 9
6. Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 8
7. Larry Dupree (FL) 7
8. Tom Shannon (FL) 6
9. Ted Miller (TLN) 5
  George Canale (TN) 5
  Jim Weatherly (MS) 5
12. Jerry Woolum (KY) 4
  Jim O'Donnell (FL) 4
  Bobby Morton (TN) 4
15. Jack Hurlbut (AL) 3
  Mallon Faircloth (TN) 3
  Hank Lesesne (VAND) 3
  Mailon Kent (AUB) 3
  Charlie Furlow (MSST) 3
  John Paty (TN) 3
  Mike McNames (GATECH) 3
  Wayne Bush (TN) 3
  Larry Laster (AUB) 3
  Butch Wilson (AL) 3
  Buck Randall (MS) 3