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1957 Southwest Conference Leaders

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Record: 39-30-4, .562 W-L% (1st of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.82 (2nd of 12) ▪ SOS: 7.77 (2nd of 12)

Conference Champion: Rice

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Baylor and Texas A&M)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Rice, Texas and Texas A&M)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 71
2. King Hill (RICE) 44
3. Doyle Traylor (BAY) 43
4. George Walker (AR) 35
5. Walter Fondren (TX) 33
6. Buddy Humphrey (BAY) 32
7. Don Christian (AR) 25
8. Frank Ryan (RICE) 21
9. Charlie Arnold (SMETH) 14
  Bobby Lackey (TX) 14
  Dick Finney (TXX) 14
  Charles Milstead (TXAM) 14
13. Roddy Osborne (TXAM) 10
  Billy Dunn (SMETH) 10
15. Ken Lowe (SMETH) 7
16. Jim Shofner (TXX) 6
  Jimmy Wright (TXAM) 6
  John David Crow (TXAM) 6
19. Hunter Enis (TXX) 5
20. Carroll Overton (BAY) 4
  Pat Sisk (BAY) 4
  Rene Ramirez (TX) 4

Pass Attempts

1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 102
2. Doyle Traylor (BAY) 88
3. King Hill (RICE) 82
4. Buddy Humphrey (BAY) 76
5. George Walker (AR) 63
6. Walter Fondren (TX) 49
7. Don Christian (AR) 42
8. Bobby Lackey (TX) 38
9. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 37
  Dick Finney (TXX) 37
11. Frank Ryan (RICE) 34
12. Charlie Arnold (SMETH) 31
13. Roddy Osborne (TXAM) 27
14. Billy Dunn (SMETH) 22
15. Hunter Enis (TXX) 17
16. Jim Shofner (TXX) 16
17. Jimmy Wright (TXAM) 14
18. Ken Lowe (SMETH) 13
19. John David Crow (TXAM) 10
  John Bonnet (TXX) 10

Passing Yards

1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 912
2. King Hill (RICE) 798
3. George Walker (AR) 587
4. Doyle Traylor (BAY) 482
5. Don Christian (AR) 431
6. Walter Fondren (TX) 428
7. Buddy Humphrey (BAY) 332
8. Frank Ryan (RICE) 293
9. Dick Finney (TXX) 230
10. Bobby Lackey (TX) 195
11. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 185
12. Roddy Osborne (TXAM) 166
13. Jim Shofner (TXX) 122
14. Jimmy Wright (TXAM) 102
15. Billy Dunn (SMETH) 95
16. Charlie Arnold (SMETH) 92
17. John David Crow (TXAM) 84
18. Ken Lowe (SMETH) 81
19. Rene Ramirez (TX) 73
20. Joe Clements (TX) 59

Passing Touchdowns

1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 7
2. Walter Fondren (TX) 5
3. Frank Ryan (RICE) 4
  George Walker (AR) 4
  King Hill (RICE) 4
6. Doyle Traylor (BAY) 3
  Roddy Osborne (TXAM) 3
8. Don Christian (AR) 2

Rush Attempts

1. Gerald Nesbitt (AR) 145
  Larry Hickman (BAY) 145
3. Buddy Dike (TXX) 133
4. Jim Shofner (TXX) 131
5. John David Crow (TXAM) 129
6. Roddy Osborne (TXAM) 121
7. Marvin Lasater (TXX) 110
  Raymond Chilton (RICE) 110
9. Mike Dowdle (TX) 99
10. King Hill (RICE) 90
11. Don Meredith (SMETH) 87
12. Walter Fondren (TX) 78
13. Donnie Stone (AR) 72
14. Jack Spikes (TXX) 71
15. Frank Ryan (RICE) 69
16. George Blanch (TX) 65
  Bobby Lackey (TX) 65
18. Don Christian (AR) 63
19. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 61
  Richard Gay (TXAM) 61

Rushing Yards

1. Jim Shofner (TXX) 682
2. Gerald Nesbitt (AR) 624
3. Larry Hickman (BAY) 612
4. John David Crow (TXAM) 562
5. Roddy Osborne (TXAM) 496
6. Marvin Lasater (TXX) 488
7. Buddy Dike (TXX) 464
8. King Hill (RICE) 446
9. Mike Dowdle (TX) 429
10. Raymond Chilton (RICE) 420
11. Donnie Stone (AR) 322
12. Jack Spikes (TXX) 315
13. Rene Ramirez (TX) 282
14. George Blanch (TX) 279
15. Kenneth Williams (RICE) 275
16. Larry Dueitt (RICE) 270
17. David Kelley (RICE) 238
18. Charlie Jackson (SMETH) 234
19. Howard Hoelscher (RICE) 232
20. Loyd Taylor (TXAM) 226

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jim Shofner (TXX) 5.2
2. King Hill (RICE) 5.0
3. Donnie Stone (AR) 4.5
4. Jack Spikes (TXX) 4.4
5. Marvin Lasater (TXX) 4.4
6. John David Crow (TXAM) 4.4
7. Mike Dowdle (TX) 4.3
8. Gerald Nesbitt (AR) 4.3
9. George Blanch (TX) 4.3
10. Larry Hickman (BAY) 4.2
11. Roddy Osborne (TXAM) 4.1
12. Raymond Chilton (RICE) 3.8
13. Buddy Dike (TXX) 3.5
14. Don Christian (AR) 2.8
15. Frank Ryan (RICE) 2.8
16. Walter Fondren (TX) 1.9
17. Bobby Lackey (TX) 1.8
18. Don Meredith (SMETH) 1.6

Receptions

1. Buddy Dial (RICE) 21
  Lon Slaughter (SMETH) 21
3. Charlie Jackson (SMETH) 18
4. Bill Anderson (BAY) 16
  Earl Miller (BAY) 16
6. Gary Wisener (BAY) 15
7. Jerry Marcontell (BAY) 13
8. Willard Dewveall (SMETH) 11
  Frank Smith (SMETH) 11
10. Jim Welch (SMETH) 10
  George Blanch (TX) 10
  Billy Kyser (AR) 10
13. Gene Miller (RICE) 9
  Max Alvis (TX) 9
  Rene Ramirez (TX) 9
16. John Tracey (TXAM) 8
  Don Horton (AR) 8
  Donnie Stone (AR) 8
  Bob Bryant (TX) 8
  Billy Tranum (AR) 8

Receiving Yards

1. Buddy Dial (RICE) 508
2. Charlie Jackson (SMETH) 257
3. Earl Miller (BAY) 249
4. Lon Slaughter (SMETH) 203
5. Bill Anderson (BAY) 181
6. Billy Kyser (AR) 179
7. Gary Wisener (BAY) 161
8. George Blanch (TX) 152
9. Gene Miller (RICE) 147
10. Willard Dewveall (SMETH) 146
11. Bob Bryant (TX) 134
  Bob Childress (AR) 134
13. Marvin Lasater (TXX) 124
14. Austin Gonsoulin (BAY) 117
15. Rene Ramirez (TX) 115
16. Jim Mooty (AR) 114
  Donnie Stone (AR) 114
  Jim Welch (SMETH) 114
19. Loyd Taylor (TXAM) 104
20. John Tracey (TXAM) 103
  Frank Smith (SMETH) 103

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Buddy Dial (RICE) 24.2
2. Lon Slaughter (SMETH) 9.7

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Buddy Dial (RICE) 4
2. Bobby Marks (TXAM) 2
  George Blanch (TX) 2
  Earl Miller (BAY) 2
  Lon Slaughter (SMETH) 2
  Bob Childress (AR) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Gerald Nesbitt (AR) 147
2. Larry Hickman (BAY) 146
3. Buddy Dike (TXX) 135
4. Jim Shofner (TXX) 132
5. John David Crow (TXAM) 131
6. Roddy Osborne (TXAM) 121
7. Marvin Lasater (TXX) 116
8. Raymond Chilton (RICE) 110
9. Mike Dowdle (TX) 100
10. King Hill (RICE) 90
11. Don Meredith (SMETH) 87
12. Donnie Stone (AR) 80
13. Walter Fondren (TX) 78
14. George Blanch (TX) 75
15. Jack Spikes (TXX) 71
16. Frank Ryan (RICE) 69
17. Loyd Taylor (TXAM) 65
  Bobby Lackey (TX) 65
  Rene Ramirez (TX) 65
20. Max Alvis (TX) 64

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Jim Shofner (TXX) 695
2. Gerald Nesbitt (AR) 651
3. John David Crow (TXAM) 624
4. Larry Hickman (BAY) 619
5. Marvin Lasater (TXX) 612
6. Buddy Dial (RICE) 508
7. Roddy Osborne (TXAM) 496
8. Charlie Jackson (SMETH) 491
9. Buddy Dike (TXX) 473
10. King Hill (RICE) 446
  Mike Dowdle (TX) 446
12. Donnie Stone (AR) 436
13. George Blanch (TX) 431
14. Raymond Chilton (RICE) 420
15. Rene Ramirez (TX) 397
16. Larry Dueitt (RICE) 363
17. Kenneth Williams (RICE) 341
18. Loyd Taylor (TXAM) 330
19. Jack Spikes (TXX) 315
20. Bobby Joe Conrad (TXAM) 295

Total Plays

1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 189
2. King Hill (RICE) 172
3. Roddy Osborne (TXAM) 148
4. Jim Shofner (TXX) 147
5. Gerald Nesbitt (AR) 145
  Larry Hickman (BAY) 145
7. John David Crow (TXAM) 139
8. Doyle Traylor (BAY) 134
9. Buddy Dike (TXX) 133
10. Walter Fondren (TX) 127
11. Marvin Lasater (TXX) 117
12. Raymond Chilton (RICE) 110
13. Don Christian (AR) 105
14. Bobby Lackey (TX) 103
  Frank Ryan (RICE) 103
16. Buddy Humphrey (BAY) 101
17. Mike Dowdle (TX) 99
18. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 98
19. George Walker (AR) 97
20. Dick Finney (TXX) 87

Total Yards

1. King Hill (RICE) 1244
2. Don Meredith (SMETH) 1055
3. Jim Shofner (TXX) 804
4. George Walker (AR) 671
5. Roddy Osborne (TXAM) 662
6. John David Crow (TXAM) 646
7. Gerald Nesbitt (AR) 624
8. Larry Hickman (BAY) 612
9. Don Christian (AR) 610
10. Walter Fondren (TX) 575
11. Doyle Traylor (BAY) 537
12. Marvin Lasater (TXX) 488
  Frank Ryan (RICE) 488
14. Buddy Dike (TXX) 464
15. Mike Dowdle (TX) 429
16. Raymond Chilton (RICE) 420
17. Dick Finney (TXX) 390
18. Rene Ramirez (TX) 355
19. Buddy Humphrey (BAY) 351
20. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 340