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1996 Southeastern Conference Leaders

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Record: 81-58, .583 W-L% (1st of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 6.04 (2nd of 11) ▪ SOS: 3.70 (4th of 11)

Division Champions: Florida (East) and Alabama (West)
Conference Champion: Florida (Won Championship Game 45-30)

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Peyton Manning (TN) 243
2. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 207
3. Mike Bobo (GA) 175
4. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 169
5. Freddie Kitchens (AL) 152
6. Anthony Wright (SC) 131
7. Damian Allen (VAND) 118
8. Pete Burks (AR) 115
9. Herb Tyler (LAST) 109
10. Paul Head (MS) 104
11. Billy Jack Haskins (KY) 93
12. Stewart Patridge (MS) 79
13. Derrick Taite (MSST) 75
14. Matt Wyatt (MSST) 64
15. Tim Couch (KY) 32
16. Jon Cooley (AUB) 23
17. Bryan Sparacino (LAST) 21
18. Brian Schottenheimer (FL) 13
19. Doug Johnson (FL) 12
20. Clint Stoerner (AR) 11
Pass Attempts
1. Peyton Manning (TN) 380
2. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 360
3. Mike Bobo (GA) 344
4. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 310
5. Freddie Kitchens (AL) 302
6. Damian Allen (VAND) 279
7. Anthony Wright (SC) 244
8. Pete Burks (AR) 224
9. Herb Tyler (LAST) 188
10. Billy Jack Haskins (KY) 175
11. Paul Head (MS) 172
12. Derrick Taite (MSST) 171
13. Stewart Patridge (MS) 154
14. Matt Wyatt (MSST) 130
15. Tim Couch (KY) 84
16. Bryan Sparacino (LAST) 60
17. Jon Cooley (AUB) 38
18. Clint Stoerner (AR) 37
19. Doug Johnson (FL) 27
20. Brian Schottenheimer (FL) 21
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Peyton Manning (TN) 63.9
2. Paul Head (MS) 60.5
3. Herb Tyler (LAST) 58.0
4. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 57.5
5. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 54.5
6. Anthony Wright (SC) 53.7
7. Billy Jack Haskins (KY) 53.1
8. Pete Burks (AR) 51.3
9. Stewart Patridge (MS) 51.3
10. Mike Bobo (GA) 50.9
11. Freddie Kitchens (AL) 50.3
12. Derrick Taite (MSST) 43.9
13. Damian Allen (VAND) 42.3
Passing Yards
1. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 3625
2. Peyton Manning (TN) 3287
3. Mike Bobo (GA) 2440
4. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 2296
5. Freddie Kitchens (AL) 2124
6. Anthony Wright (SC) 1850
7. Herb Tyler (LAST) 1688
8. Damian Allen (VAND) 1472
9. Pete Burks (AR) 1390
10. Paul Head (MS) 1014
11. Derrick Taite (MSST) 1009
12. Billy Jack Haskins (KY) 967
13. Stewart Patridge (MS) 876
14. Matt Wyatt (MSST) 830
15. Bryan Sparacino (LAST) 382
16. Jon Cooley (AUB) 278
17. Tim Couch (KY) 276
18. Brian Schottenheimer (FL) 194
19. Doug Johnson (FL) 171
20. Clint Stoerner (AR) 153
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 10.1
2. Herb Tyler (LAST) 9.0
3. Peyton Manning (TN) 8.7
4. Anthony Wright (SC) 7.6
5. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 7.4
6. Mike Bobo (GA) 7.1
7. Freddie Kitchens (AL) 7.0
8. Pete Burks (AR) 6.2
9. Derrick Taite (MSST) 5.9
10. Paul Head (MS) 5.9
11. Stewart Patridge (MS) 5.7
12. Billy Jack Haskins (KY) 5.5
13. Damian Allen (VAND) 5.3
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 10.6
2. Peyton Manning (TN) 8.3
3. Herb Tyler (LAST) 7.8
4. Anthony Wright (SC) 7.1
5. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 7.0
6. Freddie Kitchens (AL) 5.9
7. Mike Bobo (GA) 5.8
8. Derrick Taite (MSST) 5.3
9. Pete Burks (AR) 4.9
10. Stewart Patridge (MS) 4.9
11. Billy Jack Haskins (KY) 4.8
12. Paul Head (MS) 4.4
13. Damian Allen (VAND) 3.9
Passing Touchdowns
1. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 39
2. Peyton Manning (TN) 20
3. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 16
4. Freddie Kitchens (AL) 14
5. Mike Bobo (GA) 13
6. Anthony Wright (SC) 8
7. Matt Wyatt (MSST) 7
  Herb Tyler (LAST) 7
9. Pete Burks (AR) 6
  Derrick Taite (MSST) 6
11. Damian Allen (VAND) 5
  Paul Head (MS) 5
  Billy Jack Haskins (KY) 5
14. Stewart Patridge (MS) 3
  Jon Cooley (AUB) 3
16. Doug Johnson (FL) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Mike Bobo (GA) 16
2. Freddie Kitchens (AL) 14
3. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 13
4. Peyton Manning (TN) 12
5. Damian Allen (VAND) 11
6. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 10
7. Pete Burks (AR) 9
8. Herb Tyler (LAST) 8
  Paul Head (MS) 8
10. Anthony Wright (SC) 6
  Clint Stoerner (AR) 6
12. Billy Jack Haskins (KY) 5
  Derrick Taite (MSST) 5
14. Stewart Patridge (MS) 4
15. Jon Cooley (AUB) 3
  Matt Wyatt (MSST) 3
  Bryan Sparacino (LAST) 3
  Doug Johnson (FL) 3
19. Warren Foust (AL) 2
  Rob Morgan (MSST) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 170.6
2. Peyton Manning (TN) 147.7
3. Herb Tyler (LAST) 137.2
4. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 127.3
5. Anthony Wright (SC) 123.3
6. Freddie Kitchens (AL) 115.4
7. Mike Bobo (GA) 113.6
8. Paul Head (MS) 110.3
9. Pete Burks (AR) 104.3
10. Billy Jack Haskins (KY) 103.3
11. Stewart Patridge (MS) 100.3
12. Derrick Taite (MSST) 99.2
13. Damian Allen (VAND) 84.6
Rush Attempts
1. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 248
2. Dennis Riddle (AL) 242
3. Duce Staley (SC) 218
4. Oscar Malone (AR) 197
5. Derick Logan (KY) 190
6. Robert Edwards (GA) 184
7. John Avery (MS) 181
8. Jay Graham (TN) 179
9. Chrys Chukwuma (AR) 139
10. Jason Dunnavant (VAND) 131
11. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 123
12. Robert Isaac (MSST) 117
13. Artie Moore (MS) 107
14. Elijah Williams (FL) 106
15. Fred Taylor (FL) 104
16. Rondell Mealey (LAST) 103
17. Anthony Wright (SC) 97
18. Fred Beasley (AUB) 94
19. Pete Burks (AR) 92
20. Freddie Kitchens (AL) 86
Rushing Yards
1. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 1282
2. Duce Staley (SC) 1116
3. Dennis Riddle (AL) 1079
4. Oscar Malone (AR) 814
5. Robert Edwards (GA) 800
6. Jay Graham (TN) 797
7. John Avery (MS) 788
8. Derick Logan (KY) 700
9. Elijah Williams (FL) 671
10. Fred Taylor (FL) 629
11. Rondell Mealey (LAST) 603
12. Chrys Chukwuma (AR) 590
13. Shaun Alexander (AL) 589
14. Robert Isaac (MSST) 527
15. Keffer McGee (MSST) 481
16. Rusty Williams (AUB) 439
17. Fred Beasley (AUB) 428
18. Terry Jackson (FL) 388
19. Jason Dunnavant (VAND) 374
20. Patrick Pass (GA) 354
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Shaun Alexander (AL) 7.6
2. Keffer McGee (MSST) 6.6
3. Elijah Williams (FL) 6.3
4. Fred Taylor (FL) 6.0
5. Rondell Mealey (LAST) 5.9
6. Rusty Williams (AUB) 5.5
7. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 5.2
8. Patrick Pass (GA) 5.1
9. Duce Staley (SC) 5.1
10. Terry Jackson (FL) 4.9
11. Fred Beasley (AUB) 4.6
12. Robert Isaac (MSST) 4.5
13. Dennis Riddle (AL) 4.5
14. Jay Graham (TN) 4.5
15. John Avery (MS) 4.4
16. Robert Edwards (GA) 4.3
17. Chrys Chukwuma (AR) 4.2
18. Oscar Malone (AR) 4.1
19. Tony Buckhalter (MSST) 3.9
20. Derick Logan (KY) 3.7
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 13
2. Jay Graham (TN) 11
  Dennis Riddle (AL) 11
4. Rondell Mealey (LAST) 10
5. Duce Staley (SC) 9
  Robert Edwards (GA) 9
7. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 8
  Terry Jackson (FL) 8
9. Herb Tyler (LAST) 7
  Artie Moore (MS) 7
11. Shaun Alexander (AL) 6
12. Fred Taylor (FL) 5
  Troy Hambrick (SC) 5
  Fred Beasley (AUB) 5
  Chrys Chukwuma (AR) 5
  Derick Logan (KY) 5
  John Avery (MS) 5
18. Oscar Malone (AR) 4
  Elijah Williams (FL) 4
  Tony Buckhalter (MSST) 4
  Rusty Williams (AUB) 4
  Eugene McCaslin (FL) 4
Receptions
1. Reidel Anthony (FL) 72
2. Joey Kent (TN) 68
3. Marcus Nash (TN) 53
4. Hines Ward (GA) 52
5. Anthony Eubanks (AR) 51
6. Ike Hilliard (FL) 47
7. Karsten Bailey (AUB) 45
8. Ta'Boris Fisher (MS) 40
9. Michael Vaughn (AL) 39
10. Juan Daniels (GA) 37
11. Tyrone Goodson (AUB) 36
12. Robert Baker (AUB) 34
  Dennis Riddle (AL) 34
14. Jacquez Green (FL) 33
15. Peerless Price (TN) 32
16. David LaFleur (LAST) 30
17. Kris Mangum (MS) 29
  Corey Allen (GA) 29
19. Duce Staley (SC) 28
  Corey Bridges (SC) 28
Receiving Yards
1. Reidel Anthony (FL) 1293
2. Joey Kent (TN) 1080
3. Hines Ward (GA) 900
  Ike Hilliard (FL) 900
5. Anthony Eubanks (AR) 809
6. Michael Vaughn (AL) 702
7. Marcus Nash (TN) 688
8. Juan Daniels (GA) 663
9. Tyrone Goodson (AUB) 642
10. Jacquez Green (FL) 626
11. Peerless Price (TN) 609
12. Karsten Bailey (AUB) 592
13. Robert Baker (AUB) 526
14. Marcus Robinson (SC) 505
15. Todd Yoder (VAND) 471
16. Larry Foster (LAST) 446
17. David LaFleur (LAST) 439
18. Ta'Boris Fisher (MS) 417
19. Corey Bridges (SC) 399
20. Corey Allen (GA) 380
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Marcus Robinson (SC) 24.0
2. Todd Yoder (VAND) 22.4
3. Ike Hilliard (FL) 19.1
4. Peerless Price (TN) 19.0
5. Jacquez Green (FL) 19.0
6. Michael Vaughn (AL) 18.0
7. Reidel Anthony (FL) 18.0
8. Juan Daniels (GA) 17.9
9. Tyrone Goodson (AUB) 17.8
10. Hines Ward (GA) 17.3
11. Larry Foster (LAST) 17.2
12. Joey Kent (TN) 15.9
13. Anthony Eubanks (AR) 15.9
14. Robert Baker (AUB) 15.5
15. Lahitia Grant (MSST) 15.1
16. Andy McCullough (TN) 14.7
17. David LaFleur (LAST) 14.6
18. Craig Yeast (KY) 14.5
19. Corey Bridges (SC) 14.2
20. Grant Heard (MS) 13.9
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Reidel Anthony (FL) 18
2. Ike Hilliard (FL) 10
3. Jacquez Green (FL) 9
4. Joey Kent (TN) 7
5. Tyrone Goodson (AUB) 6
  Juan Daniels (GA) 6
  Michael Vaughn (AL) 6
8. Lahitia Grant (MSST) 5
  Anthony Eubanks (AR) 5
  Robert Baker (AUB) 5
11. Larry Foster (LAST) 4
  Andy McCullough (TN) 4
  Marcell West (AL) 4
  Hines Ward (GA) 4
15. Marcus Nash (TN) 3
  Peerless Price (TN) 3
  David LaFleur (LAST) 3
  Karsten Bailey (AUB) 3
  Dennis Riddle (AL) 3
  Todd Yoder (VAND) 3
  Norman Mason (KY) 3
  Corey Bridges (SC) 3
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Dennis Riddle (AL) 276
2. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 258
3. Duce Staley (SC) 246
4. Robert Edwards (GA) 207
5. Oscar Malone (AR) 205
6. Derick Logan (KY) 202
7. John Avery (MS) 197
8. Jay Graham (TN) 191
9. Jason Dunnavant (VAND) 147
10. Chrys Chukwuma (AR) 145
11. Robert Isaac (MSST) 129
12. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 123
13. Elijah Williams (FL) 120
14. Artie Moore (MS) 118
15. Fred Taylor (FL) 112
16. Rondell Mealey (LAST) 111
17. Fred Beasley (AUB) 98
  Anthony Wright (SC) 98
19. Rusty Williams (AUB) 96
20. Pete Burks (AR) 92
  Terry Jackson (FL) 92
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 1416
2. Duce Staley (SC) 1369
  Dennis Riddle (AL) 1369
4. Reidel Anthony (FL) 1320
5. Joey Kent (TN) 1083
6. Hines Ward (GA) 1070
7. Robert Edwards (GA) 999
8. Ike Hilliard (FL) 933
9. Elijah Williams (FL) 924
10. John Avery (MS) 887
11. Jay Graham (TN) 870
12. Oscar Malone (AR) 857
13. Anthony Eubanks (AR) 809
14. Derick Logan (KY) 763
15. Fred Taylor (FL) 749
16. Michael Vaughn (AL) 711
17. Robert Isaac (MSST) 699
18. Rondell Mealey (LAST) 689
19. Marcus Nash (TN) 688
20. Peerless Price (TN) 675
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Reidel Anthony (FL) 18
2. Dennis Riddle (AL) 14
3. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 13
4. Jay Graham (TN) 12
5. Rondell Mealey (LAST) 11
6. Robert Edwards (GA) 10
  Jacquez Green (FL) 10
  Ike Hilliard (FL) 10
9. Terry Jackson (FL) 9
  Duce Staley (SC) 9
11. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 8
12. Herb Tyler (LAST) 7
  Artie Moore (MS) 7
  Joey Kent (TN) 7
15. Michael Vaughn (AL) 6
  Shaun Alexander (AL) 6
  Juan Daniels (GA) 6
  Tyrone Goodson (AUB) 6
19. Fred Beasley (AUB) 5
  Robert Baker (AUB) 5
  Anthony Eubanks (AR) 5
  Markeith Cooper (AUB) 5
  Elijah Williams (FL) 5
  Chrys Chukwuma (AR) 5
  Derick Logan (KY) 5
  John Avery (MS) 5
  Lahitia Grant (MSST) 5
  Fred Taylor (FL) 5
  Troy Hambrick (SC) 5
Total Plays
1. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 433
2. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 423
3. Peyton Manning (TN) 422
4. Freddie Kitchens (AL) 388
5. Mike Bobo (GA) 387
6. Damian Allen (VAND) 346
7. Anthony Wright (SC) 341
8. Pete Burks (AR) 316
9. Herb Tyler (LAST) 273
10. Billy Jack Haskins (KY) 259
11. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 249
12. Dennis Riddle (AL) 242
13. Duce Staley (SC) 218
14. Derrick Taite (MSST) 212
15. Oscar Malone (AR) 198
16. Stewart Patridge (MS) 191
  Derick Logan (KY) 191
18. Paul Head (MS) 187
19. Robert Edwards (GA) 184
20. John Avery (MS) 181
Total Yards
1. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 3525
2. Peyton Manning (TN) 3156
3. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 2503
4. Mike Bobo (GA) 2239
5. Freddie Kitchens (AL) 1997
6. Anthony Wright (SC) 1940
7. Herb Tyler (LAST) 1933
8. Pete Burks (AR) 1464
9. Kevin Faulk (LAST) 1289
10. Damian Allen (VAND) 1244
11. Duce Staley (SC) 1116
12. Dennis Riddle (AL) 1079
13. Derrick Taite (MSST) 1015
14. Paul Head (MS) 990
  Billy Jack Haskins (KY) 990
16. Oscar Malone (AR) 843
17. Robert Edwards (GA) 800
18. Jay Graham (TN) 797
19. John Avery (MS) 788
20. Derick Logan (KY) 755
Total Yards Per Play
1. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 8.3
2. Peyton Manning (TN) 7.5
Total Touchdowns
1. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 41
2. Dameyune Craig (AUB) 24
3. Peyton Manning (TN) 23
4. Freddie Kitchens (AL) 15
5. Herb Tyler (LAST) 14
  Mike Bobo (GA) 14
  Kevin Faulk (LAST) 14
8. Jay Graham (TN) 11
  Dennis Riddle (AL) 11
  Anthony Wright (SC) 11
11. Rondell Mealey (LAST) 10
12. Duce Staley (SC) 9
  Robert Edwards (GA) 9
14. Matt Wyatt (MSST) 8
  Pete Burks (AR) 8
  Terry Jackson (FL) 8
17. Artie Moore (MS) 7
  Billy Jack Haskins (KY) 7
19. Damian Allen (VAND) 6
  Derick Logan (KY) 6
  Shaun Alexander (AL) 6
  Derrick Taite (MSST) 6