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1962 Southeastern Conference Leaders

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Record: 63-52-8, .545 W-L% (1st 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)

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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. Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 62
  Charlie Furlow (MSST) 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. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 15
  Jim Weatherly (MS) 15
  Jimmy Field (LAST) 15
  Wayne Bush (TN) 15

Pass Attempts

1. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 169
2. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 157
  Jerry Woolum (KY) 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. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 46.2
4. 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. Jerry Woolum (KY) 7.0
2. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 6.7
3. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 6.4
4. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 4.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jerry Woolum (KY) 4.9
2. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 4.9
3. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 3.4
4. 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. Jerry Woolum (KY) 4
  Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 4
  Ted Miller (TLN) 4
8. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 3
  Bobby Morton (TN) 3
  Tom Shannon (FL) 3
  Jim Weatherly (MS) 3
  Charlie Furlow (MSST) 3
13. Mailon Kent (AUB) 2
  Mallon Faircloth (TN) 2
  Wayne Bush (TN) 2
  Bob Boisvert (TLN) 2
  Lynn Amedee (LAST) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 16
2. Jerry Woolum (KY) 9
  Hank Lesesne (VAND) 9
  Charlie Furlow (MSST) 9
  Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 9
6. Tom Shannon (FL) 8
  Glynn Griffing (MS) 8
  Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 8
  Joe Namath (AL) 8
10. Mailon Kent (AUB) 6
  Mallon Faircloth (TN) 6
  Jon Cleveland (VAND) 6
13. Ted Miller (TLN) 5
14. Bob Boisvert (TLN) 4
15. Jimmy Field (LAST) 3
  Sonny Fisher (MSST) 3
  Buddy Barrett (VAND) 3
  Ronnie Melton (TLN) 3
  Al Burguieres (TLN) 3
20. Jim McBride (MSST) 2
  Tom Batten (FL) 2
  Wayne Bush (TN) 2
  Jake Saye (GA) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 109.8
2. Jerry Woolum (KY) 108.7
3. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 99.3
4. 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. Darrell Cox (KY) 81
  Mike McNames (GATECH) 81
10. George Canale (TN) 79
11. Charles Cranford (LAST) 78
12. Jerry Woolum (KY) 77
13. Eddie Versprille (AL) 76
14. Bo Campbell (LAST) 74
  Glynn Griffing (MS) 74
16. Jim O'Donnell (FL) 73
17. Ode Burrell (MSST) 71
18. Joe Namath (AL) 70
  Ted Miller (TLN) 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. Perry Lee Dunn (MS) 262
  Jimmy Sullivan (TN) 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. Leon Armbrester (GA) 4.2
7. Jerry Stovall (LAST) 4.1
8. Jimmy Sullivan (TN) 4.1
9. Jim O'Donnell (FL) 4.1
10. Charles Cranford (LAST) 3.9
11. Mike McNames (GATECH) 3.8
12. Glynn Griffing (MS) 3.8
13. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 3.7
14. Bo Campbell (LAST) 3.7
15. Joe Namath (AL) 3.3
16. Perky Bryant (KY) 3.0
17. Mallon Faircloth (TN) 2.7
18. Hank Lesesne (VAND) 2.0
19. Larry Rakestraw (GA) 1.9

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Cotton Clark (AL) 10
2. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 9
3. Larry Dupree (FL) 7
4. Jimmy Sidle (AUB) 4
  Jim O'Donnell (FL) 4
  George Canale (TN) 4
  Joe Namath (AL) 4
8. Tom Shannon (FL) 3
  Larry Laster (AUB) 3
  Buck Randall (MS) 3
  Mike McNames (GATECH) 3
  John Paty (TN) 3
  Butch Wilson (AL) 3
14. Gary Martin (AL) 2
  Ron Stoner (FL) 2
  Benny Nelson (AL) 2
  Glynn Griffing (MS) 2
  Sam Mack (FL) 2
  Lou Guy (MS) 2
  Perry Lee Dunn (MS) 2
  Jim Weatherly (MS) 2
  Jack Hurlbut (AL) 2
  Jimmy Burson (AUB) 2
  Bob Hoover (FL) 2
  Ray Mendheim (GATECH) 2
  Jimmy Sullivan (TN) 2

Receptions

1. Clem Dellenger (TLN) 39
2. Jeff Starling (VAND) 34
3. Tom Hutchinson (KY) 32
4. Lou Guy (MS) 24
  Richard Williamson (AL) 24
  Red Wilkins (AL) 24
  Howard Simpson (AUB) 24
  Ode Burrell (MSST) 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. Dick Teets (VAND) 16
  Cotton Clark (AL) 16
17. Russ Brown (FL) 15
  John Bill Hudson (TN) 15
19. Randy Hutto (MSST) 14
  Ray Crawford (GA) 14
  David Rawson (AUB) 14
  Joe Auer (GATECH) 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. Gordon Rush (TLN) 227
  Russ Brown (FL) 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. Ode Burrell (MSST) 8.5

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Cotton Clark (AL) 5
  Lou Guy (MS) 5
3. Billy Martin (GATECH) 4
  Don Porterfield (GA) 4
5. Red Wilkins (AL) 3
  Bill Battle (AL) 3
  Willis Dabbs (MS) 3
  Gordon Rush (TLN) 3
  Richard Williamson (AL) 3
  John Bill Hudson (TN) 3
11. Ode Burrell (MSST) 2
  Al Tanara (TN) 2
  Randy Hutto (MSST) 2
  Howard Simpson (AUB) 2
  Wayne Waff (TN) 2
  Richard Bohner (VAND) 2
  Jeff Starling (VAND) 2
  Benny Nelson (AL) 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. George Canale (TN) 81
  Mike McNames (GATECH) 81
13. Bo Campbell (LAST) 78
14. Cotton Clark (AL) 77
  Jerry Woolum (KY) 77
16. Jim O'Donnell (FL) 76
  Eddie Versprille (AL) 76
18. Glynn Griffing (MS) 74
19. Joe Namath (AL) 70
  Ted Miller (TLN) 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. Richard Williamson (AL) 492
  Red Wilkins (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
  Jim O'Donnell (FL) 4
  Billy Martin (GATECH) 4
  George Canale (TN) 4
  Joe Namath (AL) 4
  Benny Nelson (AL) 4
  Gordon Rush (TLN) 4
13. Larry Laster (AUB) 3
  Richard Williamson (AL) 3
  John Paty (TN) 3
  Willis Dabbs (MS) 3
  Mike McNames (GATECH) 3
  Wayne Waff (TN) 3
  Butch Wilson (AL) 3
  Bill Battle (AL) 3
  Tom Shannon (FL) 3
  Buck Randall (MS) 3
  Gary Martin (AL) 3
  Red Wilkins (AL) 3
  John Bill Hudson (TN) 3

Total Plays

1. Billy Lothridge (GATECH) 284
  Larry Rakestraw (GA) 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. George Canale (TN) 5
  Jim Weatherly (MS) 5
  Ted Miller (TLN) 5
12. Jim O'Donnell (FL) 4
  Bobby Morton (TN) 4
  Jerry Woolum (KY) 4
15. Charlie Furlow (MSST) 3
  Wayne Bush (TN) 3
  Mike McNames (GATECH) 3
  Butch Wilson (AL) 3
  Buck Randall (MS) 3
  Jack Hurlbut (AL) 3
  Larry Laster (AUB) 3
  Mallon Faircloth (TN) 3
  Hank Lesesne (VAND) 3
  Mailon Kent (AUB) 3
  John Paty (TN) 3