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1968 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 60-38-8, .604 W-L% (1st of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.39 (2nd of 12) ▪ SOS: 6.89 (4th of 12)

Conference Champion: Georgia

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Georgia 8 1 2 .818 5 0 1 .917 25.8 10.4 21.44 9.44
Tennessee 8 2 1 .773 4 1 1 .750 23.7 13.3 16.91 8.73
Alabama 8 3 0 .727 4 2 0 .667 16.7 12.6 10.96 7.42
Auburn 7 4 0 .636 4 2 0 .667 23.4 14.5 16.02 7.93
Mississippi 7 3 1 .682 3 2 1 .583 19.3 17.9 9.06 6.25
Louisiana State 8 3 0 .727 2 2 0 .500 20.1 15.5 8.80 3.34
Florida 6 3 1 .650 2 2 1 .500 15.1 17.5 7.28 5.68
Vanderbilt 5 4 1 .550 1 3 1 .300 16.3 14.7 4.03 3.73
Mississippi State 0 8 2 .100 0 4 1 .100 14.6 26.0 -6.38 4.22
Kentucky 3 7 0 .300 0 7 0 .000 14.1 20.6 5.77 12.17

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 Final
Georgia   18   16 17 10 8 7 9 5 5 4 4 8
Tennessee 9 12 16 15 10 8 6 5 5 11 8 7 8 13
Auburn                 18 12 19 18   16
Alabama 10 7 7 11           16 15 15 12 17
Louisiana State 18 20 14 10 8 20 18 14 20         19
Florida 7 6 5 4 7 7 15 20            
Mississippi         13 16 17              

6 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1969-01-01 Cotton Bowl Texas 36 Tennessee 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1969-01-01 Sugar Bowl Arkansas 16 Georgia 2 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1968-12-30 Peach Bowl Louisiana State 31 Florida State 27 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1968-12-28 Gator Bowl Missouri 35 Alabama 10 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1968-12-28 Sun Bowl Auburn 34 Arizona 10 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1968-12-14 Liberty Bowl Mississippi 34 Virginia Tech 17 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Bubba Wyche (Tennessee) 56.5
2. Mike Cavan* (Georgia) 54.6
3. Tommy Pharr (Mississippi State) 54.2
4. Scott Hunter (Alabama) 53.7
5. John Miller (Vanderbilt) 49.3
6. Archie Manning (Mississippi) 48.3
7. Loran Carter (Auburn) 45.2

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Cavan* (Georgia) 7.5
2. Bubba Wyche (Tennessee) 6.5
3. Scott Hunter (Alabama) 6.5
4. Loran Carter (Auburn) 6.0
5. John Miller (Vanderbilt) 5.8
6. Tommy Pharr (Mississippi State) 5.8
7. Archie Manning (Mississippi) 5.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bubba Wyche (Tennessee) 6.3
2. Mike Cavan* (Georgia) 5.8
3. Scott Hunter (Alabama) 5.6
4. Tommy Pharr (Mississippi State) 3.8
5. Archie Manning (Mississippi) 3.4
6. Loran Carter (Auburn) 3.3
7. John Miller (Vanderbilt) 2.3

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Bubba Wyche (Tennessee) 124.7
2. Mike Cavan* (Georgia) 119.4
3. Scott Hunter (Alabama) 114.8
4. Tommy Pharr (Mississippi State) 100.7
5. Loran Carter (Auburn) 97.2
6. Archie Manning (Mississippi) 93.6
7. John Miller (Vanderbilt) 88.2

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Dennis Hughes* (Georgia) 18.4
2. Vernon Studdard (Mississippi) 17.0
3. George Ranager (Alabama) 16.1
4. Donnie Sutton (Alabama) 15.5
5. Charles Whittemore* (Georgia) 14.8
6. Connie Frederick (Auburn) 14.7
7. Kent Lawrence* (Georgia) 14.6
8. Sammy Milner (Mississippi State) 14.2
9. Phil Thompson (Kentucky) 13.7
10. Tommy Morel (Louisiana State) 13.4