You Are Here > > > > 1988

1988 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

Previous Year ▪ Next Year

Record: 62-53-0, .539 W-L% (5th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 4.52 (2nd of 10) ▪ SOS: 2.91 (2nd of 10)

Conference Champion: Auburn and Louisiana State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Auburn, Georgia, Louisiana State and Tennessee)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Alabama, 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
Auburn 10 2 0 .833 6 1 0 .857 28.2 7.7 16.61 2.19
Louisiana State 8 4 0 .667 6 1 0 .857 20.8 17.0 10.91 5.57
Georgia 9 3 0 .750 5 2 0 .714 29.8 17.7 11.19 0.35
Alabama 9 3 0 .750 4 3 0 .571 26.4 15.7 11.55 2.46
Florida 7 5 0 .583 4 3 0 .571 22.3 15.4 3.44 1.86
Mississippi 5 6 0 .455 3 4 0 .429 20.1 20.3 0.88 1.15
Tennessee 5 6 0 .455 3 4 0 .429 19.3 26.0 0.70 5.79
Kentucky 5 6 0 .455 2 5 0 .286 19.7 18.9 3.52 3.15
Vanderbilt 3 8 0 .273 2 5 0 .286 18.4 25.2 -3.74 2.54
Mississippi State 1 10 0 .091 0 7 0 .000 15.6 30.2 -9.85 4.06

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/30 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
Auburn 7 7 7 6 4 4 4 12 10 9 9 9 8 7 7 7 8
Georgia 12 12 8 7 6 15 15 13 11 18 19 17 20 20 19 19 15
Alabama 14 14 14 13 13 12 12     19 18 18 18 17 20 20 17
Louisiana State 18 17 11 9 7 14   19 16 13 13 12 11 16 16 16 19
Florida         20 17 14 20                  
Tennessee 17 18                              

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1989-01-02 Hall of Fame Bowl Syracuse 23 Louisiana State 10 Hall of Fame Bowl (Tampa, FL)
1989-01-02 Sugar Bowl Florida State 13 Auburn 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1989-01-01 Gator Bowl Georgia 34 Michigan State 27 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1988-12-29 All-American Bowl Florida 14 Illinois 10 All-American Bowl (Birmingham, AL)
1988-12-24 Sun Bowl Alabama 29 Army 28 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)

Conference Leaders

Read more about our data coverage. ▪ An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Jeff Francis (Tennessee) 60.8
2. David Smith (Alabama) 60.5
3. Reggie Slack (Auburn) 60.2
4. Eric Jones (Vanderbilt) 54.4
5. Tommy Hodson (Louisiana State) 52.6
6. Mark Young (Mississippi) 50.0
7. Tony Shell (Mississippi State) 45.7
8. Glenn Fohr (Kentucky) 45.3

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Reggie Slack (Auburn) 8.0
2. David Smith (Alabama) 7.1
3. Jeff Francis (Tennessee) 7.1
4. Tommy Hodson (Louisiana State) 7.1
5. Eric Jones (Vanderbilt) 7.1
6. Mark Young (Mississippi) 6.3
7. Glenn Fohr (Kentucky) 6.3
8. Tony Shell (Mississippi State) 5.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Reggie Slack (Auburn) 6.9
2. Jeff Francis (Tennessee) 6.4
3. David Smith (Alabama) 6.4
4. Tommy Hodson (Louisiana State) 6.1
5. Mark Young (Mississippi) 6.1
6. Eric Jones (Vanderbilt) 5.9
7. Glenn Fohr (Kentucky) 4.1
8. Tony Shell (Mississippi State) 4.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Reggie Slack (Auburn) 130.1
2. Jeff Francis (Tennessee) 127.3
3. David Smith (Alabama) 124.6
4. Tommy Hodson (Louisiana State) 118.5
5. Eric Jones (Vanderbilt) 116.2
6. Mark Young (Mississippi) 109.7
7. Tony Shell (Mississippi State) 95.0
8. Glenn Fohr (Kentucky) 94.2

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tim Worley (Georgia) 6.4
2. James Joseph (Auburn) 6.2
3. Murry Hill (Alabama) 5.7
4. Rodney Hampton (Georgia) 5.6
5. Emmitt Smith (Florida) 5.3
6. Stacy Danley (Auburn) 4.9
7. Alfred Rawls (Kentucky) 4.7
8. Reggie Cobb (Tennessee) 4.6
9. Joe Mickles (Mississippi) 4.6
10. Jesse Anderson (Mississippi State) 4.6

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Preston Warren (Tennessee) 2
  Greg Jackson (Louisiana State) 2