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1982 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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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)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Georgia 11 1 0 .917 6 0 0 1.000 28.2 13.3 18.68 5.76
Louisiana State 8 3 1 .708 4 1 1 .750 32.1 15.9 15.26 4.59
Auburn 9 3 0 .750 4 2 0 .667 22.8 16.4 14.30 6.72
Vanderbilt 8 4 0 .667 4 2 0 .667 24.4 20.2 6.25 3.34
Tennessee 6 5 1 .542 3 2 1 .583 23.4 19.9 6.99 3.82
Alabama 8 4 0 .667 3 3 0 .500 28.2 18.0 14.99 6.66
Florida 8 4 0 .667 3 3 0 .500 24.7 19.0 12.55 8.22
Mississippi State 5 6 0 .455 2 4 0 .333 22.9 22.2 7.39 6.39
Mississippi 4 7 0 .364 0 6 0 .000 18.9 23.8 2.22 6.67
Kentucky 0 10 1 .045 0 6 0 .000 8.7 26.1 -7.73 9.28

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/6 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
Georgia 7 6 7 7 6 5 4 3 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 4
Louisiana State           18 16 14 13 11 6 12 7 13 13 11
Auburn         20       19         19 18 14
Alabama 3 4 4 4 5 4 2 7 9 8 17          
Florida 16 11 5 5 4 14       20            

7 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1983-01-01 Orange Bowl Nebraska 21 Louisiana State 20 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1983-01-01 Sugar Bowl Penn State 27 Georgia 23 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1982-12-31 Bluebonnet Bowl Arkansas 28 Florida 24 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1982-12-31 Hall of Fame Classic Air Force 36 Vanderbilt 28 Hall of Fame Classic (Birmingham, AL)
1982-12-31 Peach Bowl Iowa 28 Tennessee 22 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1982-12-29 Liberty Bowl Alabama 21 Illinois 15 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
1982-12-18 Tangerine Bowl Auburn 33 Boston College 26 Tangerine Bowl (Orlando, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Whit Taylor (VAND) 228
2. Kent Austin (MS) 186
3. Alan Cockrell (TN) 174
  Wayne Peace (FL) 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Allama Matthews (VAND) 14
2. Eric Martin (LAST) 7
  Danny Knight (MSST) 7
4. Joey Jones (AL) 6
5. Michael Harmon (MS) 5
  James Jones (FL) 5
  Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 5
8. Mike Miller (TN) 4
  Willie Gault (TN) 4
  Mike Edwards (AUB) 4
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
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
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
  James Jones (FL) 9
  Michael Haddix (MSST) 9
9. Danny Knight (MSST) 7
  Lionel James (AUB) 7
  Eric Martin (LAST) 7
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
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
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. Craig Turner (AL) 12
  John Lastinger (GA) 12
9. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 11
  John Bond (MSST) 11