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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. Rockey Felker (MSST) 60
  Mike Miley (LAST) 60
6. Mike Monaghan (MSST) 45
7. Andy Johnson (GA) 43
8. Don Gaffney (FL) 42
9. Mike Fanuzzi (KY) 33
  Gary Rutledge (AL) 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. 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. Fred Fisher (VAND) 6.2

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. 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. Richard Todd (AL) 4
  Gary Valbuena (TN) 4
  Don Gaffney (FL) 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. Fred Fisher (VAND) 5
  Don Gaffney (FL) 5
10. Mike Fanuzzi (KY) 4
  Ernie Lewis (KY) 4
  Gary Rutledge (AL) 4
  Condredge Holloway (TN) 4
  Wade Whatley (AUB) 4

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. 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. James Reed (MS) 4.6
9. Bob Burns (GA) 4.6
10. Horace King (GA) 4.6

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Sonny Collins (KY) 13
2. Wilbur Jackson (AL) 8
3. Haskel Stanback (TN) 7
4. Andy Johnson (GA) 6
  Randy Billingsley (AL) 6
  Wayne Jones (MSST) 6
  Gary Rutledge (AL) 6
  Brad Davis (LAST) 6
9. Vince Kendrick (FL) 5
  Norris Weese (MS) 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. Lee McGriff (FL) 18.5
2. Doug Martin (VAND) 16.2
3. Bill Buckley (MSST) 16.1
4. Rick Kimbrough (MS) 15.8
5. Tommy Strahan (MSST) 15.2
6. Barry Burton (VAND) 14.0
7. Jesse Mathers (VAND) 12.4

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Bill Buckley (MSST) 7
2. Lee McGriff (FL) 5
  Barry Burton (VAND) 5
  Rick Kimbrough (MS) 5
5. Elmore Stephens (KY) 4
  Stanley Morgan (TN) 4
7. Doug Martin (VAND) 3
  Ben Jones (LAST) 3
  Wayne Wheeler (AL) 3
  Brad Boyd (LAST) 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. Jamie O'Rourke (VAND) 142
  Larry Kramer (MS) 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. Randy Billingsley (AL) 7
  Brad Davis (LAST) 7
  Bill Buckley (MSST) 7
  Haskel Stanback (TN) 7
7. Wayne Jones (MSST) 6
  Andy Johnson (GA) 6
  Gary Rutledge (AL) 6
10. Vince Kendrick (FL) 5
  Lee McGriff (FL) 5
  Willie Shelby (AL) 5
  Barry Burton (VAND) 5
  Norris Weese (MS) 5
  Horace King (GA) 5
  Rick Kimbrough (MS) 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. Condredge Holloway (TN) 14
  Gary Rutledge (AL) 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. David Bowden (FL) 7
  Norris Weese (MS) 7
  Haskel Stanback (TN) 7