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1970 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 66-45-1, .594 W-L% (4th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 11.73 (3rd of 13) ▪ SOS: 7.80 (5th of 13)

Conference Champion: Louisiana State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Louisiana State and Mississippi)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Auburn, 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 3 0 .750 5 0 0 1.000 24.1 9.4 20.61 9.77
Tennessee 11 1 0 .917 4 1 0 .800 30.8 9.7 24.70 8.11
Auburn 9 2 0 .818 6 2 0 .750 35.5 16.1 21.31 8.77
Mississippi 7 4 0 .636 4 3 0 .571 28.5 23.2 11.19 6.10
Florida 7 4 0 .636 3 3 0 .500 20.4 23.3 5.77 5.22
Georgia 5 5 0 .500 3 3 0 .500 24.2 15.3 12.24 6.74
Mississippi State 6 5 0 .545 3 4 0 .429 15.5 24.0 6.01 10.01
Alabama 6 5 1 .542 3 4 0 .429 27.8 22.0 14.45 10.62
Vanderbilt 4 7 0 .364 1 5 0 .167 18.3 19.4 -0.13 3.60
Kentucky 2 9 0 .182 0 7 0 .000 11.9 21.2 1.12 9.03

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Tennessee     17   20 14 11 9 8 10 8 7 5 4 4
Louisiana State 12 12     19 15 14 10 11 9 7 6 8 5 7
Auburn 20     12 9 8 6 12 10 8 13 11 10 10 10
Mississippi 5 5 5 7 5 4 13 13 13 12 12 10 16   20
Alabama 16     17         19            
Florida 15 14 13                        
Georgia   19                          

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1971-01-02 Gator Bowl Auburn 35 Mississippi 28 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1971-01-01 Orange Bowl Nebraska 17 Louisiana State 12 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1971-01-01 Sugar Bowl Tennessee 34 Air Force 13 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1970-12-31 Bluebonnet Bowl Oklahoma 24 Alabama 24 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Pat Sullivan (Auburn) 59.4
2. Scott Hunter (Alabama) 57.5
3. Bernie Scruggs (Kentucky) 55.0
4. Archie Manning (Mississippi) 51.9
5. John Reaves (Florida) 50.0
6. Joe Reed (Mississippi State) 46.9
  Joe Reed (Mississippi State) 46.9
8. Bobby Scott (Tennessee) 46.8

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Pat Sullivan (Auburn) 8.5
2. John Reaves (Florida) 5.2
3. Bobby Scott (Tennessee) 5.2
4. Archie Manning (Mississippi) 4.9
5. Scott Hunter (Alabama) 4.1
6. Bernie Scruggs (Kentucky) 3.7
7. Joe Reed (Mississippi State) 3.6
  Joe Reed (Mississippi State) 3.6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Pat Sullivan (Auburn) 148.2
2. Scott Hunter (Alabama) 113.7
3. Archie Manning (Mississippi) 113.1
4. Bobby Scott (Tennessee) 109.8
5. John Reaves (Florida) 108.2
6. Bernie Scruggs (Kentucky) 102.1
7. Joe Reed (Mississippi State) 91.2
  Joe Reed (Mississippi State) 91.2

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Dave Brungard (Alabama) 5.7
2. Steve Wold (Tennessee) 5.3
3. Johnny Musso (Alabama) 5.0
4. Wallace Clark (Auburn) 4.9
5. Bob Knight (Mississippi) 4.5
6. Mack Brown (Vanderbilt) 4.4
7. Mickey Zofko (Auburn) 4.4
8. Randy Reed (Mississippi) 4.3
9. Bob Honeycutt (Georgia) 4.2
10. Ricky Lake (Georgia) 4.2

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Alvin Bresler (Auburn) 23.0
2. Andy Hamilton* (Louisiana State) 21.2
3. Terry Beasley (Auburn) 20.2
4. Willie Jackson (Florida) 17.6
5. Carlos Alvarez (Florida) 16.3
6. Floyd Franks (Mississippi) 14.5
7. David Bailey (Alabama) 14.4
8. Lester McClain (Tennessee) 14.2
9. Jim Yancey (Florida) 13.8
10. Vernon Studdard (Mississippi) 13.7