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1972 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 66-44-2, .598 W-L% (2nd of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 13.00 (1st of 13) ▪ SOS: 9.60 (1st of 13)

Conference Champion: Alabama

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Alabama 10 2 0 .833 7 1 0 .875 33.8 12.5 25.60 10.19
Auburn 10 1 0 .909 6 1 0 .857 19.0 12.8 19.16 11.61
Tennessee 10 2 0 .833 5 2 0 .714 24.8 8.3 20.53 7.45
Louisiana State 9 2 1 .792 4 2 1 .643 21.0 12.1 19.14 9.97
Georgia 7 4 0 .636 4 3 0 .571 15.8 14.8 14.58 12.58
Florida 5 5 1 .500 3 3 1 .500 19.8 13.1 16.86 12.77
Mississippi 5 5 0 .500 2 5 0 .286 19.2 14.2 10.97 8.07
Kentucky 3 8 0 .273 2 5 0 .286 11.9 21.1 3.03 9.57
Mississippi State 4 7 0 .364 1 6 0 .143 17.9 23.1 4.43 7.88
Vanderbilt 3 8 0 .273 0 6 0 .000 11.7 22.1 -4.28 5.90

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
Auburn         17 9 14 12 11 11 11 10 9 6 5
Alabama 7 5 7 6 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 7
Tennessee 15 7 5 4 10 11 10 14 13 13 13 12 12 11 8
Louisiana State 11 9 8 9 8 8 7 6 6 6 8 8 11 10 11
Georgia 17 16 16                        
Mississippi 16 19 20 17 18                    

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1973-01-01 Cotton Bowl Texas 17 Alabama 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1972-12-30 Bluebonnet Bowl Tennessee 24 Louisiana State 17 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1972-12-30 Gator Bowl Auburn 24 Colorado 3 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Bert Jones* (LAST) 110
2. David Bowden (FL) 108
3. James McKay (KY) 80
4. Norris Weese (MS) 77
5. Rockey Felker (MSST) 74
6. Condredge Holloway (TN) 73
7. James Ray (GA) 55
8. Terry Davis (AL) 50
9. Randy Walls (AUB) 46
10. Andy Johnson (GA) 41
Pass Attempts
1. David Bowden (FL) 229
2. Bert Jones* (LAST) 218
3. James McKay (KY) 185
4. Norris Weese (MS) 163
5. Rockey Felker (MSST) 161
6. James Ray (GA) 121
7. Condredge Holloway (TN) 120
8. Randy Walls (AUB) 97
9. Melvin Barkum (MSST) 96
10. Terry Davis (AL) 94
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Bert Jones* (LAST) 50.5
2. Norris Weese (MS) 47.2
3. David Bowden (FL) 47.2
4. Rockey Felker (MSST) 46.0
5. James McKay (KY) 43.2
Passing Yards
1. Bert Jones* (LAST) 1536
2. David Bowden (FL) 1481
3. Rockey Felker (MSST) 992
4. Norris Weese (MS) 917
5. James McKay (KY) 879
6. Condredge Holloway (TN) 807
7. Terry Davis (AL) 777
8. James Ray (GA) 756
9. Randy Walls (AUB) 736
10. Andy Johnson (GA) 671
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Bert Jones* (LAST) 7.0
2. David Bowden (FL) 6.5
3. Rockey Felker (MSST) 6.2
4. Norris Weese (MS) 5.6
5. James McKay (KY) 4.8
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Bert Jones* (LAST) 6.9
2. David Bowden (FL) 5.2
3. Rockey Felker (MSST) 3.8
4. Norris Weese (MS) 3.7
5. James McKay (KY) 1.2
Passing Touchdowns
1. Bert Jones* (LAST) 14
2. David Bowden (FL) 12
3. Norris Weese (MS) 11
4. Terry Davis (AL) 6
  Rockey Felker (MSST) 6
6. Gary Valbuena (TN) 5
  Randy Walls (AUB) 5
8. James Ray (GA) 3
  Stephen Lainhart (VAND) 3
  Condredge Holloway (TN) 3
  Gary Rutledge (AL) 3
Passing Interceptions
1. James McKay (KY) 15
2. Melvin Barkum (MSST) 12
  Norris Weese (MS) 12
  David Bowden (FL) 12
5. James Ray (GA) 11
  Rockey Felker (MSST) 11
  Fred Fisher (VAND) 11
8. Stephen Lainhart (VAND) 9
9. Randy Walls (AUB) 7
  Bert Jones* (LAST) 7
  Ernie Lewis (KY) 7
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Bert Jones* (LAST) 124.4
2. David Bowden (FL) 108.3
3. Norris Weese (MS) 102.0
4. Rockey Felker (MSST) 96.4
5. James McKay (KY) 68.7
Rush Attempts
1. Terry Henley (AUB) 216
2. Haskel Stanback (TN) 183
3. Chris Dantin* (LAST) 174
4. Greg Ainsworth (MS) 161
5. Norris Weese (MS) 154
6. Jimmy Poulos (GA) 150
7. Nat Moore (FL) 145
8. Melvin Barkum (MSST) 132
9. Brad Davis* (LAST) 130
10. Sonny Collins (KY) 128
Rushing Yards
1. Haskel Stanback (TN) 890
2. Nat Moore (FL) 845
3. Terry Henley (AUB) 843
4. Chris Dantin* (LAST) 748
5. Brad Davis* (LAST) 648
6. Greg Ainsworth (MS) 634
7. Steve Bisceglia (AL) 603
8. Vince Kendrick (FL) 591
9. Wilbur Jackson (AL) 566
10. Jimmy Poulos (GA) 556
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Wilbur Jackson (AL) 7.1
2. Nat Moore (FL) 5.8
3. Brad Davis* (LAST) 5.0
4. Vince Kendrick (FL) 4.9
5. Haskel Stanback (TN) 4.9
6. Steve Bisceglia (AL) 4.8
7. Bill Rudder (TN) 4.8
8. Ellis Beck (AL) 4.6
9. Lewis Grubbs (MSST) 4.5
10. Chris Linderman (AUB) 4.4
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Haskel Stanback (TN) 13
2. Terry Henley (AUB) 10
3. Steve Bisceglia (AL) 9
  Terry Davis (AL) 9
  Nat Moore (FL) 9
6. Wilbur Jackson (AL) 8
7. Jimmy Poulos (GA) 7
8. Gary Knutson (KY) 6
  Melvin Barkum (MSST) 6
10. Bert Jones* (LAST) 5
  Norris Weese (MS) 5
  Greg Ainsworth (MS) 5
  Lewis Grubbs (MSST) 5
Receptions
1. Bill Buckley (MSST) 47
2. Jack Alvarez (KY) 41
3. Wayne Wheeler (AL) 30
4. Gerald Keigley* (LAST) 29
  Butch Veazey (MS) 29
6. Ray Barga (KY) 28
7. Nat Moore (FL) 25
8. Brad Boyd* (LAST) 24
9. Bob Burns (GA) 23
  Willie Jackson (FL) 23
Receiving Yards
1. Bill Buckley (MSST) 776
2. Wayne Wheeler (AL) 573
3. Jack Alvarez (KY) 487
4. Gerald Keigley* (LAST) 469
5. Willie Jackson (FL) 397
6. Rex Putnal (GA) 396
7. Bob Burns (GA) 389
8. Butch Veazey (MS) 374
9. Nat Moore (FL) 351
10. Brad Boyd* (LAST) 331
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Wayne Wheeler (AL) 19.1
2. Willie Jackson (FL) 17.3
3. Bob Burns (GA) 16.9
4. Bill Buckley (MSST) 16.5
5. Gerald Keigley* (LAST) 16.2
6. Tommy Strahan (MSST) 14.7
7. Nat Moore (FL) 14.0
8. Brad Boyd* (LAST) 13.8
9. Butch Veazey (MS) 12.9
10. Jack Alvarez (KY) 11.9
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Butch Veazey (MS) 8
2. Gerald Keigley* (LAST) 7
  Wayne Wheeler (AL) 7
4. Bill Buckley (MSST) 6
5. Brad Boyd* (LAST) 5
6. Willie Jackson (FL) 4
  Nat Moore (FL) 4
  Rex Putnal (GA) 4
9. Jimmy LeDoux* (LAST) 3
  Thomas Gossom (AUB) 3
  Chip Howard (TN) 3
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Terry Henley (AUB) 218
2. Haskel Stanback (TN) 194
3. Chris Dantin* (LAST) 187
4. Nat Moore (FL) 170
5. Greg Ainsworth (MS) 162
6. Jimmy Poulos (GA) 156
7. Norris Weese (MS) 154
8. Brad Davis* (LAST) 139
9. Melvin Barkum (MSST) 132
10. Sonny Collins (KY) 131
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Nat Moore (FL) 1196
2. Haskel Stanback (TN) 947
3. Chris Dantin* (LAST) 891
4. Terry Henley (AUB) 876
5. Bill Buckley (MSST) 781
6. Brad Davis* (LAST) 737
7. Vince Kendrick (FL) 688
8. Greg Ainsworth (MS) 639
9. Hal Bissell (GA) 631
10. Steve Bisceglia (AL) 606
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Haskel Stanback (TN) 13
  Nat Moore (FL) 13
3. Terry Henley (AUB) 11
4. Steve Bisceglia (AL) 10
5. Terry Davis (AL) 9
6. Butch Veazey (MS) 8
  Wilbur Jackson (AL) 8
8. Gerald Keigley* (LAST) 7
  Wayne Wheeler (AL) 7
  Jimmy Poulos (GA) 7
Total Plays
1. Bert Jones* (LAST) 318
2. Norris Weese (MS) 317
3. James McKay (KY) 286
4. David Bowden (FL) 278
5. Condredge Holloway (TN) 243
6. Melvin Barkum (MSST) 228
7. Randy Walls (AUB) 220
8. Rockey Felker (MSST) 219
9. Terry Henley (AUB) 216
10. Andy Johnson (GA) 211
Total Yards
1. Bert Jones* (LAST) 1573
2. Norris Weese (MS) 1459
3. David Bowden (FL) 1257
4. Melvin Barkum (MSST) 1113
5. Andy Johnson (GA) 1098
6. Rockey Felker (MSST) 1089
7. Condredge Holloway (TN) 1073
8. Terry Davis (AL) 1058
9. James McKay (KY) 973
10. Randy Walls (AUB) 925
Total Touchdowns
1. Bert Jones* (LAST) 19
2. Norris Weese (MS) 16
3. Terry Davis (AL) 15
4. Haskel Stanback (TN) 13
5. David Bowden (FL) 12
6. Terry Henley (AUB) 10
7. Randy Walls (AUB) 9
  Steve Bisceglia (AL) 9
  Nat Moore (FL) 9
10. Wilbur Jackson (AL) 8
  Rockey Felker (MSST) 8
  Melvin Barkum (MSST) 8