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1957 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 39-30-4, .562 W-L% (3rd 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)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Rice 7 4 0 .636 5 1 0 .833 15.9 11.0 15.24 10.51
Texas 6 4 1 .591 4 1 1 .750 14.5 13.5 11.38 9.20
Texas A&M 8 3 0 .727 4 2 0 .667 14.4 4.5 15.03 6.39
Southern Methodist 4 5 1 .450 3 3 0 .500 12.7 17.5 4.80 9.20
Arkansas 6 4 0 .600 2 4 0 .333 18.7 13.4 10.98 6.38
Texas Christian 5 4 1 .550 2 4 0 .333 13.4 10.1 9.59 6.39
Baylor 3 6 1 .350 0 5 1 .083 8.0 12.5 1.72 6.32

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 Final
Rice   18   15 19 13     20 13 9 8
Texas A&M 2 2 5 3 3 2 1 1 1 4 4 9
Texas   13 20     19 13         11
Arkansas       11 10   11 12        
Baylor 7 11 11                  
Southern Methodist   15                    
Texas Christian     18           17      

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1958-01-01 Cotton Bowl Navy 20 Rice 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1958-01-01 Sugar Bowl Mississippi 39 Texas 7 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1957-12-28 Gator Bowl Tennessee 3 Texas A&M 0 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Buddy Dial (Rice) 24.2
2. Lon Slaughter (Southern Methodist) 9.7