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1982 Southeastern Conference Leaders

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Record: 67-47-3, .585 W-L% (1st of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.09 (2nd of 11) ▪ SOS: 6.14 (2nd of 11)

Conference Champion: Georgia

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Whit Taylor (VAND) 228
2. Kent Austin (MS) 186
3. Wayne Peace (FL) 174
  Alan Cockrell (TN) 174
5. Alan Risher (LAST) 149
6. Walter Lewis (AL) 102
7. Randy Jenkins (KY) 92
8. John Bond (MSST) 91
9. Randy Campbell (AUB) 81
10. John Lastinger (GA) 62
11. Doug Martin (KY) 39
12. Kelly Powell (MS) 28
  Bob Hewko (FL) 28
14. Kurt Page (VAND) 22
15. Tim Parenton (MSST) 7
  Jeff Wickersham (LAST) 7
17. Ken Coley (AL) 5
  Timmy Byrd (LAST) 5
19. Sam Aiello (TN) 4
  Todd Williams (GA) 4
  Paul Fields (AL) 4
  Perry Cuda (AL) 4
  Mike Whitaker (KY) 4
Pass Attempts
1. Whit Taylor (VAND) 406
2. Kent Austin (MS) 307
3. Alan Cockrell (TN) 294
4. Wayne Peace (FL) 246
5. Alan Risher (LAST) 234
6. Randy Jenkins (KY) 187
7. John Bond (MSST) 183
8. Walter Lewis (AL) 164
9. Randy Campbell (AUB) 158
10. John Lastinger (GA) 148
11. Doug Martin (KY) 83
12. Kelly Powell (MS) 52
13. Bob Hewko (FL) 48
14. Kurt Page (VAND) 45
15. Tim Parenton (MSST) 22
16. Mike Whitaker (KY) 10
  Jeff Wickersham (LAST) 10
  Ken Coley (AL) 10
19. Timmy Byrd (LAST) 8
  Paul Fields (AL) 8
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Wayne Peace (FL) 70.7
2. Alan Risher (LAST) 63.7
3. Walter Lewis (AL) 62.2
4. Kent Austin (MS) 60.6
5. Alan Cockrell (TN) 59.2
6. Whit Taylor (VAND) 56.2
7. Randy Campbell (AUB) 51.3
8. John Bond (MSST) 49.7
9. Randy Jenkins (KY) 49.2
Passing Yards
1. Whit Taylor (VAND) 2481
2. Wayne Peace (FL) 2053
3. Kent Austin (MS) 2026
4. Alan Cockrell (TN) 2021
5. Alan Risher (LAST) 1834
6. John Bond (MSST) 1591
7. Walter Lewis (AL) 1515
8. Randy Campbell (AUB) 1061
9. Randy Jenkins (KY) 933
10. John Lastinger (GA) 907
11. Doug Martin (KY) 423
12. Kelly Powell (MS) 343
13. Kurt Page (VAND) 339
14. Bob Hewko (FL) 325
15. Tim Parenton (MSST) 112
16. Timmy Byrd (LAST) 84
17. Ken Coley (AL) 76
18. Todd Williams (GA) 71
19. Jeff Wickersham (LAST) 69
20. Perry Cuda (AL) 61
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Walter Lewis (AL) 9.2
2. John Bond (MSST) 8.7
3. Wayne Peace (FL) 8.3
4. Alan Risher (LAST) 7.8
5. Alan Cockrell (TN) 6.9
6. Randy Campbell (AUB) 6.7
7. Kent Austin (MS) 6.6
8. Whit Taylor (VAND) 6.1
9. Randy Jenkins (KY) 5.0
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Alan Risher (LAST) 7.8
2. Walter Lewis (AL) 7.6
3. Wayne Peace (FL) 7.2
4. Randy Campbell (AUB) 7.0
5. John Bond (MSST) 6.8
6. Kent Austin (MS) 5.9
7. Whit Taylor (VAND) 5.9
8. Alan Cockrell (TN) 5.4
Passing Touchdowns
1. Whit Taylor (VAND) 22
2. Alan Risher (LAST) 17
3. Alan Cockrell (TN) 12
  Kent Austin (MS) 12
5. Walter Lewis (AL) 9
6. Wayne Peace (FL) 8
  John Lastinger (GA) 8
8. John Bond (MSST) 7
  Randy Campbell (AUB) 7
10. Kurt Page (VAND) 3
  Bob Hewko (FL) 3
12. Timmy Byrd (LAST) 2
  Randy Jenkins (KY) 2
  Perry Cuda (AL) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Randy Jenkins (KY) 20
2. Alan Cockrell (TN) 15
3. Whit Taylor (VAND) 12
4. John Bond (MSST) 11
5. Walter Lewis (AL) 10
  Wayne Peace (FL) 10
  Kent Austin (MS) 10
8. John Lastinger (GA) 9
9. Alan Risher (LAST) 8
10. Kelly Powell (MS) 6
  Doug Martin (KY) 6
12. Randy Campbell (AUB) 2
  Kurt Page (VAND) 2
  Tim Parenton (MSST) 2
  Mike Whitaker (KY) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Alan Risher (LAST) 146.6
2. Walter Lewis (AL) 145.7
3. Wayne Peace (FL) 143.4
4. John Bond (MSST) 123.4
5. Kent Austin (MS) 122.4
6. Alan Cockrell (TN) 120.2
7. Randy Campbell (AUB) 119.8
8. Whit Taylor (VAND) 119.5
9. Randy Jenkins (KY) 73.2
Rush Attempts
1. Herschel Walker (GA) 335
2. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 193
3. George Adams (KY) 185
4. Andre Thomas (MS) 173
5. Whit Taylor (VAND) 153
6. James Jones (FL) 150
7. Garry James (LAST) 145
8. John Bond (MSST) 144
9. Walter Lewis (AL) 143
10. Lorenzo Hampton (FL) 128
11. Bo Jackson (AUB) 127
12. Michael Haddix (MSST) 122
13. Randy Campbell (AUB) 117
14. Lionel James (AUB) 113
  Chuck Coleman (TN) 113
16. Ricky Moore (AL) 111
17. Alan Risher (LAST) 105
18. Arthur Humphrey (MS) 99
19. Johnnie Jones (TN) 93
20. Henry Koontz (MSST) 91
Rushing Yards
1. Herschel Walker (GA) 1752
2. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 901
3. Bo Jackson (AUB) 829
4. Michael Haddix (MSST) 813
5. Lionel James (AUB) 779
6. James Jones (FL) 752
7. George Adams (KY) 720
8. Garry James (LAST) 710
9. Andre Thomas (MS) 686
10. Lorenzo Hampton (FL) 664
11. John Bond (MSST) 609
12. Chuck Coleman (TN) 600
  Ricky Moore (AL) 600
14. Walter Lewis (AL) 572
15. Neal Anderson (FL) 449
16. Johnnie Jones (TN) 421
17. Arthur Humphrey (MS) 414
18. John L. Williams (FL) 404
19. Henry Koontz (MSST) 397
20. Barry Young (GA) 390
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Lionel James (AUB) 6.9
2. Michael Haddix (MSST) 6.7
3. Bo Jackson (AUB) 6.5
4. Barry Young (GA) 5.7
5. John L. Williams (FL) 5.5
6. Neal Anderson (FL) 5.5
7. Ricky Moore (AL) 5.4
8. Chuck Coleman (TN) 5.3
9. Herschel Walker (GA) 5.2
10. Lorenzo Hampton (FL) 5.2
11. James Jones (FL) 5.0
12. Garry James (LAST) 4.9
13. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 4.7
14. Johnnie Jones (TN) 4.5
15. Linnie Patrick (AL) 4.5
16. Henry Koontz (MSST) 4.4
17. John Bond (MSST) 4.2
18. Arthur Humphrey (MS) 4.2
19. Ron O'Neal (AUB) 4.1
20. Walter Lewis (AL) 4.0
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Herschel Walker (GA) 16
2. Craig Turner (AL) 12
3. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 11
4. Bo Jackson (AUB) 9
5. Michael Haddix (MSST) 8
6. Garry James (LAST) 7
  Lionel James (AUB) 7
8. Andre Thomas (MS) 6
  Lorenzo Hampton (FL) 6
  Neal Anderson (FL) 6
11. Paul Carruth (AL) 5
  Chuck Coleman (TN) 5
  George Adams (KY) 5
14. Henry Koontz (MSST) 4
  Linnie Patrick (AL) 4
  Johnnie Jones (TN) 4
  Tron Jackson (GA) 4
  Walter Lewis (AL) 4
  Alan Risher (LAST) 4
  John L. Williams (FL) 4
  John Lastinger (GA) 4
  James Jones (FL) 4
  John Bond (MSST) 4
Receptions
1. Allama Matthews (VAND) 61
2. Norman Jordan (VAND) 56
3. Willie Gault (TN) 50
4. Eric Martin (LAST) 45
  Dwayne Dixon (FL) 45
6. Keith Edwards (VAND) 43
7. Buford McGee (MS) 42
8. Michael Harmon (MS) 41
9. Danny Knight (MSST) 37
10. James Harbour (MS) 35
11. Phil Roach (VAND) 32
12. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 31
13. Mike Mularkey (FL) 29
14. Malcolm Scott (LAST) 28
15. Jesse Bendross (AL) 25
  James Jones (FL) 25
  Joey Jones (AL) 25
18. Mike Miller (TN) 24
19. Michael Smith (MS) 23
  Darryal Wilson (TN) 23
Receiving Yards
1. Danny Knight (MSST) 924
2. Eric Martin (LAST) 817
3. Allama Matthews (VAND) 797
4. Willie Gault (TN) 668
5. Dwayne Dixon (FL) 589
6. Michael Harmon (MS) 583
7. Phil Roach (VAND) 545
8. James Harbour (MS) 512
9. Joey Jones (AL) 502
10. Jesse Bendross (AL) 499
11. Norman Jordan (VAND) 470
12. Chris Woods (AUB) 406
13. Mike Miller (TN) 368
  Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 368
15. Buford McGee (MS) 365
16. Mike Mularkey (FL) 356
17. Mike Edwards (AUB) 325
18. Darryal Wilson (TN) 308
19. Robert Mangas (KY) 293
20. Charles Scott (VAND) 273
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Danny Knight (MSST) 25.0
2. Joey Jones (AL) 20.1
3. Jesse Bendross (AL) 20.0
4. Chris Woods (AUB) 19.3
5. Eric Martin (LAST) 18.2
6. Phil Roach (VAND) 17.0
7. Mike Miller (TN) 15.3
8. James Harbour (MS) 14.6
9. Michael Harmon (MS) 14.2
10. Darryal Wilson (TN) 13.4
11. Willie Gault (TN) 13.4
12. Robert Mangas (KY) 13.3
13. Dwayne Dixon (FL) 13.1
14. Allama Matthews (VAND) 13.1
15. Charles Scott (VAND) 13.0
16. Mike Mularkey (FL) 12.3
17. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 11.9
18. Lorenzo Hampton (FL) 10.1
19. Malcolm Scott (LAST) 9.4
20. Michael Smith (MS) 9.1
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Allama Matthews (VAND) 14
2. Eric Martin (LAST) 7
  Danny Knight (MSST) 7
4. Joey Jones (AL) 6
5. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 5
  James Jones (FL) 5
  Michael Harmon (MS) 5
8. Mike Miller (TN) 4
  Willie Gault (TN) 4
  Mike Edwards (AUB) 4
11. Buford McGee (MS) 3
  Rufus Perry (VAND) 3
  Norman Jordan (VAND) 3
  Charles Scott (VAND) 3
15. Herman Fontenot (LAST) 2
  Chris Woods (AUB) 2
  Jesse Bendross (AL) 2
  Herman Archie (GA) 2
  Clarence Kay (GA) 2
  Robert Mangas (KY) 2
  Norris Brown (GA) 2
  Garry James (LAST) 2
  Joe Carter (AL) 2
  Kenny Jones (TN) 2
  James Harbour (MS) 2
  Tyrone Young (FL) 2
  Dwayne Dixon (FL) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Herschel Walker (GA) 340
2. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 224
3. George Adams (KY) 197
4. Andre Thomas (MS) 191
5. James Jones (FL) 175
6. Garry James (LAST) 166
7. Whit Taylor (VAND) 153
8. Lorenzo Hampton (FL) 149
9. John Bond (MSST) 144
10. Walter Lewis (AL) 143
11. Bo Jackson (AUB) 132
12. Keith Edwards (VAND) 131
  Michael Haddix (MSST) 131
14. Ricky Moore (AL) 130
15. Lionel James (AUB) 128
16. Chuck Coleman (TN) 124
17. Randy Campbell (AUB) 117
18. Alan Risher (LAST) 105
19. Arthur Humphrey (MS) 104
20. Johnnie Jones (TN) 100
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Herschel Walker (GA) 1841
2. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 1269
3. James Jones (FL) 958
4. Michael Haddix (MSST) 938
5. Danny Knight (MSST) 930
6. Bo Jackson (AUB) 893
7. Lorenzo Hampton (FL) 877
8. Eric Martin (LAST) 869
9. Andre Thomas (MS) 843
10. Garry James (LAST) 841
11. Lionel James (AUB) 835
12. Allama Matthews (VAND) 802
13. Ricky Moore (AL) 766
14. George Adams (KY) 763
15. Chuck Coleman (TN) 696
16. Willie Gault (TN) 672
17. Keith Edwards (VAND) 612
18. John Bond (MSST) 609
19. Dwayne Dixon (FL) 589
20. Michael Harmon (MS) 583
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Herschel Walker (GA) 17
2. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 16
3. Allama Matthews (VAND) 14
4. Craig Turner (AL) 12
5. Garry James (LAST) 9
  Bo Jackson (AUB) 9
  Michael Haddix (MSST) 9
  James Jones (FL) 9
9. Eric Martin (LAST) 7
  Lionel James (AUB) 7
  Danny Knight (MSST) 7
12. Andre Thomas (MS) 6
  Lorenzo Hampton (FL) 6
  Joey Jones (AL) 6
  Neal Anderson (FL) 6
16. Paul Carruth (AL) 5
  Chuck Coleman (TN) 5
  Michael Harmon (MS) 5
  George Adams (KY) 5
20. Charles Scott (VAND) 4
  Henry Koontz (MSST) 4
  Mike Edwards (AUB) 4
  Linnie Patrick (AL) 4
  Mike Miller (TN) 4
  Tron Jackson (GA) 4
  Walter Lewis (AL) 4
  Keith Edwards (VAND) 4
  Alan Risher (LAST) 4
  Willie Gault (TN) 4
  John Lastinger (GA) 4
  John L. Williams (FL) 4
  Johnnie Jones (TN) 4
  John Bond (MSST) 4
Total Plays
1. Whit Taylor (VAND) 559
2. Alan Cockrell (TN) 347
3. Kent Austin (MS) 345
4. Alan Risher (LAST) 339
5. Herschel Walker (GA) 335
6. John Bond (MSST) 327
7. Walter Lewis (AL) 307
8. Wayne Peace (FL) 301
9. Randy Campbell (AUB) 275
10. Randy Jenkins (KY) 234
11. John Lastinger (GA) 233
12. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 194
13. George Adams (KY) 188
14. Andre Thomas (MS) 173
15. James Jones (FL) 151
16. Garry James (LAST) 147
17. Lorenzo Hampton (FL) 128
18. Bo Jackson (AUB) 127
19. Michael Haddix (MSST) 122
20. Lionel James (AUB) 114
Total Yards
1. Whit Taylor (VAND) 2679
2. John Bond (MSST) 2200
3. Walter Lewis (AL) 2087
4. Alan Risher (LAST) 2036
5. Alan Cockrell (TN) 1963
6. Kent Austin (MS) 1959
7. Wayne Peace (FL) 1895
8. Herschel Walker (GA) 1752
9. Randy Campbell (AUB) 1345
10. John Lastinger (GA) 1023
11. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 901
12. Randy Jenkins (KY) 840
13. Bo Jackson (AUB) 829
14. Lionel James (AUB) 822
15. Michael Haddix (MSST) 813
16. James Jones (FL) 764
17. Garry James (LAST) 733
18. George Adams (KY) 722
19. Andre Thomas (MS) 686
20. Lorenzo Hampton (FL) 664
Total Touchdowns
1. Whit Taylor (VAND) 24
2. Alan Risher (LAST) 21
3. Herschel Walker (GA) 16
4. Alan Cockrell (TN) 13
  Walter Lewis (AL) 13
  Kent Austin (MS) 13
7. John Lastinger (GA) 12
  Craig Turner (AL) 12
9. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 11
  John Bond (MSST) 11
11. Randy Campbell (AUB) 10
12. Wayne Peace (FL) 9
  Bo Jackson (AUB) 9
14. Garry James (LAST) 8
  Michael Haddix (MSST) 8
16. Lionel James (AUB) 7
17. Andre Thomas (MS) 6
  Lorenzo Hampton (FL) 6
  George Adams (KY) 6
  Neal Anderson (FL) 6