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1977 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record*: 61-50-1, .549 W-L% (8th of 15) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 58-53-1 by NCAA.

SRS: 9.33 (1st of 15) ▪ SOS: 7.84 (4th of 15)

Conference Champion: Alabama

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Alabama and Kentucky)

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 7 0 0 1.000 31.7 11.6 24.48 8.15
Kentucky 10 1 0 .909 6 0 0 1.000 22.9 10.1 19.83 7.64
Louisiana State 8 4 0 .667 4 2 0 .667 32.4 18.3 11.07 5.24
Auburn 5 6 0 .455 4 2 0 .667 18.5 22.1 5.95 9.13 W-L-T adjusted to 6-5 by NCAA.
Florida 6 4 1 .591 3 3 0 .500 22.8 21.4 8.06 7.51
Georgia 5 6 0 .455 2 4 0 .333 14.3 17.4 4.86 6.86
Mississippi State 5 6 0 .455 2 4 0 .333 17.5 20.6 7.57 9.85 W-L-T adjusted to 0-11 by NCAA.
Mississippi 5 6 0 .455 2 5 0 .286 18.9 17.8 8.50 8.50 W-L-T adjusted to 6-5 by NCAA.
Tennessee 4 7 0 .364 1 5 0 .167 20.8 20.8 6.49 8.30
Vanderbilt 2 9 0 .182 0 6 0 .000 12.8 25.1 -3.47 7.26

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 Final
Alabama 6 4 10 10 7 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 2
Kentucky         16 12 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 6
Florida 17 19 13 9 20 18 19 18            
Georgia 19 17                        
Louisiana State         18 16     18          
Mississippi State 16 13 12 18                    

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1978-01-02 Sugar Bowl Alabama 35 Ohio State 6 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1977-12-31 Sun Bowl Stanford 24 Louisiana State 14 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Mike Wright (Vanderbilt) 50.2
2. Derrick Ramsey (Kentucky) 47.4
3. Bruce Threadgill (Mississippi State) 41.6

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Wright (Vanderbilt) 6.6
2. Bruce Threadgill (Mississippi State) 6.0
3. Derrick Ramsey (Kentucky) 5.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Wright (Vanderbilt) 5.5
2. Derrick Ramsey (Kentucky) 4.8
3. Bruce Threadgill (Mississippi State) 4.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Mike Wright (Vanderbilt) 106.5
2. Derrick Ramsey (Kentucky) 100.5
3. Bruce Threadgill (Mississippi State) 90.7

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Tony Nathan (Alabama) 12.4
2. Scott Woerner (Georgia) 9.3
3. Mike Siganos (Kentucky) 7.2
4. Ozzie Newsome (Alabama) 6.7
5. Preston Brown (Vanderbilt) 6.5
6. Henry Davison (Mississippi State) 5.4
7. Jon Fabris (Mississippi) 5.4
8. Jeff Moore (Tennessee) 2.7

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Chris Williams (Louisiana State) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Dallas Owens (Kentucky) 2