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1959 Southwest Conference Leaders

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Record: 39-31-3, .555 W-L% (3rd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.75 (3rd of 12) ▪ SOS: 8.88 (2nd of 12)

Conference Champion: Arkansas, Texas and Texas Christian

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Southern Methodist, Texas and Texas Christian)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Arkansas, Texas and Texas Christian)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 105
2. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 83
3. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 62
4. Donald George (TXX) 24
5. Bobby Ply (BAY) 22
6. Bill Bucek (RICE) 20
7. Jim Monroe (AR) 19
8. Larry Dawson (TXX) 16
9. John Schnable (RICE) 14
10. Alvin Hartman (RICE) 13
11. Bobby Lackey (TX) 11
  George McKinney (AR) 11
13. Jack Sledge (TXX) 8
14. Jack Collins (TX) 7
  Marion Fallwell (BAY) 7
16. S Holmes (AR) 6
17. Rene Ramirez (TX) 5
  Harold Morgan (SMETH) 5
19. Bart Shirley (TX) 4
  Jim Evans (BAY) 4
  Mike Cotten (TX) 4
  John Bubba Fergusson (AR) 4
  Jimmy Saxton (TX) 4
Pass Attempts
1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 181
2. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 145
3. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 117
4. Donald George (TXX) 65
5. Bill Bucek (RICE) 55
6. Alvin Hartman (RICE) 40
7. Bobby Ply (BAY) 38
8. Larry Dawson (TXX) 33
9. John Schnable (RICE) 31
10. Jim Monroe (AR) 30
11. George McKinney (AR) 26
12. Bobby Lackey (TX) 23
13. Jack Sledge (TXX) 18
14. S Holmes (AR) 17
15. Mike Cotten (TX) 15
16. Marion Fallwell (BAY) 14
17. Jack Collins (TX) 11
  Rene Ramirez (TX) 11
19. John Bubba Fergusson (AR) 10
  Bart Shirley (TX) 10
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 58.0
2. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 57.2
Passing Yards
1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 1266
2. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 800
3. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 752
4. Donald George (TXX) 315
5. Bill Bucek (RICE) 259
6. Bobby Ply (BAY) 240
7. Jim Monroe (AR) 202
8. Larry Dawson (TXX) 175
9. Alvin Hartman (RICE) 161
10. Bobby Lackey (TX) 152
11. George McKinney (AR) 144
12. Ken Lowe (SMETH) 111
13. John Schnable (RICE) 104
14. Jack Sledge (TXX) 102
15. Mike Cotten (TX) 99
16. Jack Collins (TX) 97
17. Jim Evans (BAY) 85
18. S Holmes (AR) 74
19. Marion Fallwell (BAY) 67
20. Lance Alworth (AR) 63
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 7.0
2. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 5.5
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 5.7
2. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 3.3
Passing Touchdowns
1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 11
2. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 4
  Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 4
4. Jim Monroe (AR) 3
  Larry Dawson (TXX) 3
6. Bart Shirley (TX) 2
  Donald George (TXX) 2
  Rene Ramirez (TX) 2
  Bobby Lackey (TX) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 10
  Don Meredith (SMETH) 10
3. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 9
4. George McKinney (AR) 6
  Donald George (TXX) 6
6. Larry Dawson (TXX) 4
  Bill Bucek (RICE) 4
8. Bobby Lackey (TX) 3
  Jim Monroe (AR) 3
10. John Schnable (RICE) 2
  Bobby Ply (BAY) 2
  John Bubba Fergusson (AR) 2
  Alvin Hartman (RICE) 2
  S Holmes (AR) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 125.8
2. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 100.3
Rush Attempts
1. Jack Spikes (TXX) 140
2. Bill Bucek (RICE) 117
3. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 113
  Gordon LeBoeuf (TXAM) 113
5. Don Meredith (SMETH) 102
6. Jim Mooty (AR) 93
7. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 91
8. Jack Collins (TX) 89
9. Lance Alworth (AR) 85
10. Marvin Lasater (TXX) 76
11. Marshall Harris (TXX) 75
12. Mike Dowdle (TX) 74
13. Gordon Speer (RICE) 65
14. Curtis Cox (AR) 63
  Jim Evans (BAY) 63
16. Rene Ramirez (TX) 62
17. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 61
18. Jim Monroe (AR) 59
  Clair Branch (TX) 59
20. Merlin Priddy (TXX) 55
  Joe Paul Alberty (AR) 55
  Jimmy Saxton (TX) 55
Rushing Yards
1. Jack Spikes (TXX) 660
2. Jim Mooty (AR) 519
3. Bill Bucek (RICE) 511
4. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 459
5. Jack Collins (TX) 450
6. Lance Alworth (AR) 366
7. Rene Ramirez (TX) 353
8. Marvin Lasater (TXX) 350
9. Gordon LeBoeuf (TXAM) 341
10. Marshall Harris (TXX) 337
11. Harry Moreland (TXX) 295
12. Mike Dowdle (TX) 281
  Clair Branch (TX) 281
14. Jimmy Saxton (TX) 271
15. Glynn Gregory (SMETH) 269
16. Gordon Speer (RICE) 267
17. Curtis Cox (AR) 245
18. Jim Evans (BAY) 206
19. Joe Paul Alberty (AR) 202
20. Lonnie Caddell (RICE) 188
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Jim Mooty (AR) 5.6
2. Jack Collins (TX) 5.1
3. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 5.0
4. Jack Spikes (TXX) 4.7
5. Marvin Lasater (TXX) 4.6
6. Marshall Harris (TXX) 4.5
7. Bill Bucek (RICE) 4.4
8. Lance Alworth (AR) 4.3
9. Gordon Speer (RICE) 4.1
10. Curtis Cox (AR) 3.9
11. Mike Dowdle (TX) 3.8
12. Jim Evans (BAY) 3.3
13. Gordon LeBoeuf (TXAM) 3.0
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Jack Spikes (TXX) 5
  Bobby Lackey (TX) 5
  Jim Mooty (AR) 5
  Mike Dowdle (TX) 5
  Harry Moreland (TXX) 5
6. Jack Collins (TX) 4
  Marvin Lasater (TXX) 4
  Bill Bucek (RICE) 4
9. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 3
  Jim Monroe (AR) 3
  Roland Jackson (RICE) 3
12. Curtis Cox (AR) 2
  Don Meredith (SMETH) 2
  Rene Ramirez (TX) 2
  Jim Welch (SMETH) 2
  Frank Jackson (SMETH) 2
  Lance Alworth (AR) 2
  Clair Branch (TX) 2
Receptions
1. Glynn Gregory (SMETH) 30
2. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 20
3. Russell Hill (TXAM) 19
4. Gerry Moore (BAY) 18
  Austin Gonsoulin (BAY) 18
6. Gary Wisener (BAY) 17
  Sonny Davis (BAY) 17
8. Randy Sims (TXAM) 16
9. Tirey Wilemon (SMETH) 14
10. Jack Estes (TXAM) 13
11. Bud Jones (SMETH) 11
12. Albert Witcher (BAY) 10
  Billy Polk (SMETH) 10
14. Steve Butler (AR) 9
  Henry Christopher (SMETH) 9
16. Jack Collins (TX) 8
  Frank Jackson (SMETH) 8
  Bubba Meyer (TXX) 8
19. Harry Moreland (TXX) 7
  Pat Neill (SMETH) 7
  Lance Alworth (AR) 7
  Bill Bucek (RICE) 7
  Jim Welch (SMETH) 7
  Tommy Stellman (RICE) 7
  Robert Sanders (TXAM) 7
  Buddy Nichols (SMETH) 7
Receiving Yards
1. Glynn Gregory (SMETH) 369
2. Russell Hill (TXAM) 341
3. Tirey Wilemon (SMETH) 256
4. Austin Gonsoulin (BAY) 235
5. Sonny Davis (BAY) 203
6. Gerry Moore (BAY) 191
7. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 183
8. Jack Estes (TXAM) 165
9. Gary Wisener (BAY) 149
10. Henry Christopher (SMETH) 147
11. Randy Sims (TXAM) 136
12. Jack Collins (TX) 134
13. Billy Polk (SMETH) 117
14. Tommy Stellman (RICE) 108
15. Steve Butler (AR) 107
16. Pat Neill (SMETH) 106
17. Albert Witcher (BAY) 104
18. Les Letsinger (AR) 98
19. Buddy Nichols (SMETH) 93
20. Robert Sanders (TXAM) 92
  Harry Moreland (TXX) 92
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Russell Hill (TXAM) 17.9
2. Glynn Gregory (SMETH) 12.3
3. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 9.2
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Bud Jones (SMETH) 3
  Jack Collins (TX) 3
3. Steve Butler (AR) 2
  Randy Sims (TXAM) 2
  Sonny Davis (BAY) 2
  Larry Cooper (TX) 2
  Marshall Harris (TXX) 2
  Marvin Lasater (TXX) 2
  Ronnie Bull (BAY) 2
  Jimmy Gilmore (TXX) 2
  Austin Gonsoulin (BAY) 2
  Glynn Gregory (SMETH) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Jack Spikes (TXX) 142
2. Bill Bucek (RICE) 124
3. Gordon LeBoeuf (TXAM) 114
4. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 113
5. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 111
6. Don Meredith (SMETH) 102
7. Jim Mooty (AR) 97
  Jack Collins (TX) 97
9. Lance Alworth (AR) 92
10. Glynn Gregory (SMETH) 80
  Marvin Lasater (TXX) 80
12. Marshall Harris (TXX) 79
13. Mike Dowdle (TX) 74
14. Gordon Speer (RICE) 69
15. Rene Ramirez (TX) 67
16. Jim Evans (BAY) 64
17. Curtis Cox (AR) 63
18. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 61
19. Jim Monroe (AR) 59
  Clair Branch (TX) 59
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Jack Spikes (TXX) 686
2. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 642
3. Glynn Gregory (SMETH) 638
4. Jack Collins (TX) 584
5. Bill Bucek (RICE) 580
6. Jim Mooty (AR) 534
7. Lance Alworth (AR) 448
8. Tirey Wilemon (SMETH) 419
9. Marvin Lasater (TXX) 418
10. Marshall Harris (TXX) 398
11. Rene Ramirez (TX) 394
12. Harry Moreland (TXX) 387
13. Russell Hill (TXAM) 341
14. Gordon LeBoeuf (TXAM) 337
15. Gordon Speer (RICE) 309
16. Austin Gonsoulin (BAY) 307
17. Mike Dowdle (TX) 281
  Clair Branch (TX) 281
19. Jimmy Saxton (TX) 271
20. Billy Polk (SMETH) 252
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Jack Collins (TX) 7
2. Harry Moreland (TXX) 6
  Marvin Lasater (TXX) 6
4. Mike Dowdle (TX) 5
  Ronnie Bull (BAY) 5
  Jim Mooty (AR) 5
  Bobby Lackey (TX) 5
  Bill Bucek (RICE) 5
  Jack Spikes (TXX) 5
10. Glynn Gregory (SMETH) 3
  Marshall Harris (TXX) 3
  Rene Ramirez (TX) 3
  Frank Jackson (SMETH) 3
  Lance Alworth (AR) 3
  Bud Jones (SMETH) 3
  Jim Monroe (AR) 3
  Roland Jackson (RICE) 3
18. Steve Butler (AR) 2
  Austin Gonsoulin (BAY) 2
  Jimmy Gilmore (TXX) 2
  Jim Welch (SMETH) 2
  Larry Cooper (TX) 2
  Don Meredith (SMETH) 2
  Curtis Cox (AR) 2
  Sonny Davis (BAY) 2
  Randy Sims (TXAM) 2
  Clair Branch (TX) 2
Total Plays
1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 283
2. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 230
3. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 206
4. Bill Bucek (RICE) 172
5. Jack Spikes (TXX) 140
6. Gordon LeBoeuf (TXAM) 113
7. Jack Collins (TX) 100
8. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 94
9. Jim Mooty (AR) 93
10. Donald George (TXX) 91
11. Lance Alworth (AR) 90
12. Jim Monroe (AR) 89
13. Marvin Lasater (TXX) 84
14. Marshall Harris (TXX) 78
15. Mike Dowdle (TX) 74
16. Alvin Hartman (RICE) 73
  Rene Ramirez (TX) 73
18. Bobby Ply (BAY) 69
19. Jim Evans (BAY) 67
20. Gordon Speer (RICE) 65
Total Yards
1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 1291
2. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 829
3. Bill Bucek (RICE) 770
4. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 736
5. Jack Spikes (TXX) 660
6. Jack Collins (TX) 547
7. Jim Mooty (AR) 519
8. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 509
9. Lance Alworth (AR) 429
10. Rene Ramirez (TX) 398
11. Jim Monroe (AR) 366
12. Marvin Lasater (TXX) 350
13. Gordon LeBoeuf (TXAM) 341
14. Marshall Harris (TXX) 337
15. Donald George (TXX) 311
16. Jimmy Saxton (TX) 310
17. Harry Moreland (TXX) 295
18. Jim Evans (BAY) 291
19. Bobby Ply (BAY) 287
20. Mike Dowdle (TX) 281
  Clair Branch (TX) 281
Total Touchdowns
1. Don Meredith (SMETH) 13
2. Bobby Lackey (TX) 7
3. Jim Monroe (AR) 6
4. Harry Moreland (TXX) 5
  Mike Dowdle (TX) 5
  Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 5
  Jim Mooty (AR) 5
  Bill Bucek (RICE) 5
  Jack Spikes (TXX) 5
  Jack Collins (TX) 5
11. Rene Ramirez (TX) 4
  Charles Milstead (TXAM) 4
  Ronnie Bull (BAY) 4
  Marvin Lasater (TXX) 4
15. Larry Dawson (TXX) 3
  Roland Jackson (RICE) 3
17. Curtis Cox (AR) 2
  Jimmy Saxton (TX) 2
  Bart Shirley (TX) 2
  Lance Alworth (AR) 2
  Jim Evans (BAY) 2
  Donald George (TXX) 2
  Frank Jackson (SMETH) 2
  Mike Cotten (TX) 2
  Jim Welch (SMETH) 2
  George McKinney (AR) 2
  Bobby Ply (BAY) 2
  Clair Branch (TX) 2