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1973 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 68-45-3, .599 W-L% (3rd of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 10.31 (2nd of 13) ▪ SOS: 7.40 (3rd of 13)

Conference Champion: Alabama

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Louisiana State and Tennessee)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Alabama, 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 11 1 0 .917 8 0 0 1.000 39.8 9.4 26.10 7.68
Louisiana State 9 3 0 .750 5 1 0 .833 22.3 14.1 17.86 10.36
Mississippi 6 5 0 .545 4 3 0 .571 18.4 16.1 8.45 6.82
Tennessee 8 4 0 .667 3 3 0 .500 24.3 20.6 11.31 6.97
Georgia 7 4 1 .625 3 4 0 .429 18.7 13.8 13.68 9.01
Florida 7 5 0 .583 3 4 0 .429 15.6 15.6 7.50 8.25
Kentucky 5 6 0 .455 3 4 0 .429 20.5 17.8 8.91 7.46
Auburn 6 6 0 .500 2 5 0 .286 14.2 16.1 6.94 8.78
Mississippi State 4 5 2 .455 2 5 0 .286 19.9 23.2 1.97 4.24
Vanderbilt 5 6 0 .455 1 5 0 .167 16.5 23.8 0.36 4.45

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
Alabama 6 6 4 5 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 4
Louisiana State 16 15 11 10 10 10 9 9 7 7 7 7 8 13 13
Tennessee 9 9 10 9 9 8 10 14 11 16 16   19 20 19
Auburn 13 12 12 11         19            
Florida 15 14 15 16                      

6 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1974-01-01 Orange Bowl Penn State 16 Louisiana State 9 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1973-12-31 Sugar Bowl Notre Dame 24 Alabama 23 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1973-12-29 Gator Bowl Texas Tech 28 Tennessee 19 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1973-12-29 Sun Bowl Missouri 34 Auburn 17 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1973-12-28 Peach Bowl Georgia 17 Maryland 16 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1973-12-22 Tangerine Bowl Miami (OH) 16 Florida 7 Tangerine Bowl (Gainesville, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Fred Fisher (VAND) 128
2. Condredge Holloway (TN) 89
3. David Bowden (FL) 62
4. Mike Miley (LAST) 60
  Rockey Felker (MSST) 60
6. Mike Monaghan (MSST) 45
7. Andy Johnson (GA) 43
8. Don Gaffney (FL) 42
9. Gary Rutledge (AL) 33
  Mike Fanuzzi (KY) 33
Pass Attempts
1. Fred Fisher (VAND) 234
2. Condredge Holloway (TN) 154
3. Andy Johnson (GA) 120
4. David Bowden (FL) 113
5. Mike Miley (LAST) 107
6. Rockey Felker (MSST) 106
7. Mike Monaghan (MSST) 105
8. Don Gaffney (FL) 98
9. Mike Fanuzzi (KY) 84
10. Kenny Lyons (MS) 76
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Condredge Holloway (TN) 57.8
2. Fred Fisher (VAND) 54.7
Passing Yards
1. Fred Fisher (VAND) 1450
2. Condredge Holloway (TN) 1149
3. Mike Miley (LAST) 973
4. Gary Rutledge (AL) 897
5. Rockey Felker (MSST) 782
6. David Bowden (FL) 711
7. Don Gaffney (FL) 609
8. Mike Fanuzzi (KY) 572
9. Mike Monaghan (MSST) 557
10. Andy Johnson (GA) 506
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Condredge Holloway (TN) 7.5
2. Fred Fisher (VAND) 6.2
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Condredge Holloway (TN) 7.6
2. Fred Fisher (VAND) 6.2
Passing Touchdowns
1. Fred Fisher (VAND) 11
2. Condredge Holloway (TN) 10
3. Rockey Felker (MSST) 9
4. Gary Rutledge (AL) 8
5. David Bowden (FL) 7
  Mike Miley (LAST) 7
7. Andy Johnson (GA) 6
8. Mike Fanuzzi (KY) 5
9. Gary Valbuena (TN) 4
  Don Gaffney (FL) 4
  Richard Todd (AL) 4
Passing Interceptions
1. Mike Monaghan (MSST) 11
2. Mike Miley (LAST) 10
3. Andy Johnson (GA) 9
4. Rockey Felker (MSST) 8
  David Bowden (FL) 8
6. Kenny Lyons (MS) 6
  Stan Bounds (MS) 6
8. Don Gaffney (FL) 5
  Fred Fisher (VAND) 5
10. Gary Rutledge (AL) 4
  Condredge Holloway (TN) 4
  Wade Whatley (AUB) 4
  Mike Fanuzzi (KY) 4
  Ernie Lewis (KY) 4
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Condredge Holloway (TN) 136.7
2. Fred Fisher (VAND) 118.0
Rush Attempts
1. Sonny Collins (KY) 224
2. Wayne Jones (MSST) 212
3. Brad Davis (LAST) 173
4. Jimmy Poulos (GA) 167
5. Haskel Stanback (TN) 165
6. Lonnie Sadler (VAND) 143
7. Larry Kramer (MS) 139
8. Mike Miley (LAST) 137
9. Andy Johnson (GA) 135
10. Jamie O'Rourke (VAND) 132
Rushing Yards
1. Sonny Collins (KY) 1213
2. Wayne Jones (MSST) 1193
3. Brad Davis (LAST) 904
4. Wilbur Jackson (AL) 752
5. Jimmy Poulos (GA) 702
6. Haskel Stanback (TN) 682
7. Paul Hofer (MS) 642
8. Jamie O'Rourke (VAND) 592
9. Larry Kramer (MS) 577
10. Richard Todd (AL) 560
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Wilbur Jackson (AL) 7.9
2. Richard Todd (AL) 6.4
3. Bill Rudder (TN) 5.7
4. Wayne Jones (MSST) 5.6
5. Sonny Collins (KY) 5.4
6. Brad Davis (LAST) 5.2
7. Paul Hofer (MS) 5.2
8. Paul Spivey (AL) 5.0
9. James Reed (MS) 4.6
10. Bob Burns (GA) 4.6
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Sonny Collins (KY) 13
2. Wilbur Jackson (AL) 8
3. Haskel Stanback (TN) 7
4. Wayne Jones (MSST) 6
  Andy Johnson (GA) 6
  Randy Billingsley (AL) 6
  Gary Rutledge (AL) 6
  Brad Davis (LAST) 6
9. Norris Weese (MS) 5
  Vince Kendrick (FL) 5
Receptions
1. Bill Buckley (MSST) 41
2. Lee McGriff (FL) 38
3. Jesse Mathers (VAND) 34
4. Rick Kimbrough (MS) 29
5. Tommy Strahan (MSST) 26
6. Stanley Morgan (TN) 22
  Barry Burton (VAND) 22
8. Doug Martin (VAND) 21
9. Emmon Love (TN) 20
10. Wayne Wheeler (AL) 19
Receiving Yards
1. Lee McGriff (FL) 703
2. Bill Buckley (MSST) 661
3. Wayne Wheeler (AL) 530
4. Stanley Morgan (TN) 511
5. Rick Kimbrough (MS) 459
6. Jesse Mathers (VAND) 423
7. Tommy Strahan (MSST) 394
8. Doug Martin (VAND) 340
9. Barry Burton (VAND) 308
10. Elmore Stephens (KY) 282
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Stanley Morgan (TN) 23.2
2. Lee McGriff (FL) 18.5
3. Doug Martin (VAND) 16.2
4. Bill Buckley (MSST) 16.1
5. Rick Kimbrough (MS) 15.8
6. Tommy Strahan (MSST) 15.2
7. Barry Burton (VAND) 14.0
8. Jesse Mathers (VAND) 12.4
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Bill Buckley (MSST) 7
2. Barry Burton (VAND) 5
  Rick Kimbrough (MS) 5
  Lee McGriff (FL) 5
5. Stanley Morgan (TN) 4
  Elmore Stephens (KY) 4
7. Wayne Wheeler (AL) 3
  Ben Jones (LAST) 3
  Brad Boyd (LAST) 3
  Doug Martin (VAND) 3
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Sonny Collins (KY) 231
2. Wayne Jones (MSST) 219
3. Brad Davis (LAST) 178
4. Jimmy Poulos (GA) 173
5. Haskel Stanback (TN) 170
6. Lonnie Sadler (VAND) 156
7. Larry Kramer (MS) 142
  Jamie O'Rourke (VAND) 142
9. Vince Kendrick (FL) 138
10. Mike Miley (LAST) 137
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Sonny Collins (KY) 1277
2. Wayne Jones (MSST) 1226
3. Brad Davis (LAST) 952
4. Wilbur Jackson (AL) 793
5. Paul Hofer (MS) 732
6. Haskel Stanback (TN) 713
7. Jimmy Poulos (GA) 712
8. Lee McGriff (FL) 704
9. Bill Buckley (MSST) 661
10. Jamie O'Rourke (VAND) 637
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Sonny Collins (KY) 13
2. Wilbur Jackson (AL) 8
3. Brad Davis (LAST) 7
  Bill Buckley (MSST) 7
  Haskel Stanback (TN) 7
  Randy Billingsley (AL) 7
7. Gary Rutledge (AL) 6
  Wayne Jones (MSST) 6
  Andy Johnson (GA) 6
10. Willie Shelby (AL) 5
  Barry Burton (VAND) 5
  Norris Weese (MS) 5
  Horace King (GA) 5
  Rick Kimbrough (MS) 5
  Vince Kendrick (FL) 5
  Lee McGriff (FL) 5
Total Plays
1. Fred Fisher (VAND) 364
2. Condredge Holloway (TN) 282
3. Andy Johnson (GA) 255
4. Mike Miley (LAST) 244
5. Sonny Collins (KY) 224
6. Wayne Jones (MSST) 212
7. Mike Fanuzzi (KY) 195
8. Brad Davis (LAST) 177
9. Jimmy Poulos (GA) 167
10. Don Gaffney (FL) 166
Total Yards
1. Fred Fisher (VAND) 1823
2. Condredge Holloway (TN) 1582
3. Sonny Collins (KY) 1213
4. Wayne Jones (MSST) 1193
5. Mike Miley (LAST) 1189
6. Gary Rutledge (AL) 1150
7. Rockey Felker (MSST) 1054
8. Andy Johnson (GA) 1008
9. Mike Fanuzzi (KY) 965
10. Brad Davis (LAST) 928
Total Touchdowns
1. Gary Rutledge (AL) 14
  Condredge Holloway (TN) 14
3. Fred Fisher (VAND) 13
  Sonny Collins (KY) 13
5. Andy Johnson (GA) 12
  Rockey Felker (MSST) 12
7. Mike Miley (LAST) 11
8. Mike Fanuzzi (KY) 8
  Wilbur Jackson (AL) 8
10. Norris Weese (MS) 7
  Haskel Stanback (TN) 7
  David Bowden (FL) 7