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1969 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 63-41-2, .604 W-L% (1st of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 11.77 (2nd of 13) ▪ SOS: 7.88 (3rd of 13)

Conference Champion: Tennessee

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Louisiana State 9 1 0 .900 4 1 0 .800 34.9 9.1 20.68 3.58
Florida 9 1 1 .864 4 1 1 .750 31.2 18.2 19.02 7.29
Tennessee 9 2 0 .818 5 2 0 .714 29.8 16.3 19.04 7.04
Auburn 8 3 0 .727 5 2 0 .714 33.6 15.7 17.57 7.75
Mississippi 8 3 0 .727 4 2 0 .667 30.4 14.7 17.80 7.71
Georgia 5 5 1 .500 2 3 1 .417 19.8 13.3 13.43 8.52
Vanderbilt 4 6 0 .400 2 3 0 .400 24.2 26.4 2.66 7.26
Alabama 6 5 0 .545 2 4 0 .333 28.5 24.4 9.03 7.39
Kentucky 2 8 0 .200 1 6 0 .143 10.4 29.5 -2.15 12.25
Mississippi State 3 7 0 .300 0 5 0 .000 19.3 38.5 0.66 10.06

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
Mississippi 9 8 20   19 17   17 18 13 14 14 13 8
Louisiana State     16 14 9 9 8 12 12 10 9 8 8 10
Florida   12 12 12 10 10 7 13 15 15 17 18 15 14
Tennessee 15 19 10 10 7 3 3 3 3 9 10 12 11 15
Auburn 20 17   20 15 14 17 11 11 11 12 11 12 20
Alabama 13 15 15 13 20                  
Georgia 8 7 7 6 14 13 11 16 16          

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1970-01-01 Sugar Bowl Mississippi 27 Arkansas 22 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1969-12-31 Bluebonnet Bowl Houston 36 Auburn 7 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1969-12-27 Gator Bowl Florida 14 Tennessee 13 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1969-12-20 Sun Bowl Nebraska 45 Georgia 6 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1969-12-13 Liberty Bowl Colorado 47 Alabama 33 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Scott Hunter (Alabama) 59.0
2. Archie Manning (Mississippi) 58.1
3. John Reaves (Florida) 56.1
4. Mike Hillman (Louisiana State) 55.7
5. Tommy Pharr (Mississippi State) 54.3
6. Bernie Scruggs (Kentucky) 48.6
7. Bobby Scott (Tennessee) 48.2
8. Pat Sullivan (Auburn) 47.9
9. Mike Cavan (Georgia) 43.8

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Scott Hunter (Alabama) 7.5
2. John Reaves (Florida) 6.4
3. Bobby Scott (Tennessee) 6.2
4. Archie Manning (Mississippi) 5.8
5. Mike Hillman (Louisiana State) 5.6
6. Pat Sullivan (Auburn) 5.0
7. Tommy Pharr (Mississippi State) 4.8
8. Mike Cavan (Georgia) 3.6
9. Bernie Scruggs (Kentucky) 2.9

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Scott Hunter (Alabama) 133.3
2. John Reaves (Florida) 127.9
3. Mike Hillman (Louisiana State) 120.1
4. Bobby Scott (Tennessee) 118.9
5. Archie Manning (Mississippi) 118.4
6. Pat Sullivan (Auburn) 111.1
7. Tommy Pharr (Mississippi State) 110.4
8. Mike Cavan (Georgia) 93.6
9. Bernie Scruggs (Kentucky) 86.5

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Curt Watson (Tennessee) 5.5
2. Tommy Lowry (Auburn) 5.4
3. Eddie Ray (Louisiana State) 5.1
4. Doug Mathews (Vanderbilt) 5.1
5. Mickey Zofko (Auburn) 4.7
6. Bo Bowen (Mississippi) 4.7
7. Pete Jilleba (Alabama) 4.6
8. Wallace Clark (Auburn) 4.6
9. Don McLeary (Tennessee) 4.1
10. Archie Manning (Mississippi) 4.0

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Terry Beasley (Auburn) 17.9
2. Dennis Hughes (Georgia) 16.4
3. Charles Whittemore (Georgia) 16.1
4. Connie Frederick (Auburn) 16.1
5. Gary Kreis (Tennessee) 16.0
6. Vernon Studdard (Mississippi) 15.3
7. David Smith (Mississippi State) 15.1
8. Carlos Alvarez (Florida) 15.1
9. Roger Gann (Kentucky) 15.0
10. Andy Cheney (Florida) 14.0

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Tommy Durrance (Florida) 215
2. Roger Gann (Kentucky) 202
3. Johnny Musso (Alabama) 183
4. Doug Mathews (Vanderbilt) 182
5. Curt Watson (Tennessee) 150
6. Mickey Zofko (Auburn) 133
7. Bruce Kemp (Georgia) 132
8. Wallace Clark (Auburn) 130
9. Julian Smiley (Georgia) 127
10. Don McLeary (Tennessee) 126