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1974 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 72-40-5, .637 W-L% (1st of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 12.90 (1st of 13) ▪ SOS: 8.14 (2nd of 13)

Conference Champion: Alabama

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Louisiana State and Tennessee)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Mississippi 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 6 0 0 1.000 27.4 8.0 22.55 7.55
Auburn 10 2 0 .833 4 2 0 .667 23.9 10.2 19.49 8.15
Georgia 6 6 0 .500 4 2 0 .667 27.3 23.8 9.98 9.48
Mississippi State 9 3 0 .750 3 3 0 .500 27.3 18.7 13.86 6.61
Florida 8 4 0 .667 3 3 0 .500 21.8 16.4 15.51 10.76
Kentucky 6 5 0 .545 3 3 0 .500 22.5 17.6 11.97 8.33
Tennessee 7 3 2 .667 2 3 1 .417 17.6 15.1 13.43 10.51
Vanderbilt 7 3 2 .667 2 3 1 .417 26.1 16.6 11.38 4.54
Louisiana State 5 5 1 .500 2 4 0 .333 18.4 15.3 10.29 7.20
Mississippi 3 8 0 .273 0 6 0 .000 12.3 21.9 0.59 8.22

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 Final
Alabama 4 3 5 4 3 3 4 4 4 3 2 2 2 2 5
Auburn         11 10 5 5 5 10 7 7 7 6 8
Florida         13 8 14 12 11 6 9 20   18 15
Mississippi State                 17           17
Tennessee 16 15 17 14                     20
Louisiana State 9 9 7 17                      

7 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1975-01-01 Orange Bowl Notre Dame 13 Alabama 11 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1974-12-31 Sugar Bowl Nebraska 13 Florida 10 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1974-12-30 Gator Bowl Auburn 27 Texas 3 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1974-12-28 Peach Bowl Vanderbilt 6 Texas Tech 6 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1974-12-28 Sun Bowl Mississippi State 26 North Carolina 24 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1974-12-21 Tangerine Bowl Miami (OH) 21 Georgia 10 Tangerine Bowl (Orlando, FL)
1974-12-16 Liberty Bowl Tennessee 7 Maryland 3 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. David Lee (Vanderbilt) 53.5
2. Rockey Felker (Mississippi State) 47.1

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Rockey Felker (Mississippi State) 7.4
2. David Lee (Vanderbilt) 7.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Rockey Felker (Mississippi State) 6.1
2. David Lee (Vanderbilt) 5.7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. David Lee (Vanderbilt) 118.6
2. Rockey Felker (Mississippi State) 116.0

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Richard Appleby (Georgia) 22.2
2. Lee McGriff* (Florida) 19.7
3. Barry Burton (Vanderbilt) 17.2
4. Jesse Mathers (Vanderbilt) 16.0
5. Howard Lewis (Mississippi State) 15.7
6. Larry Seivers* (Tennessee) 13.9
7. Rick Kimbrough (Mississippi) 11.8