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1960 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 38-38-8, .500 W-L% (8th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.78 (3rd of 12) ▪ SOS: 9.43 (2nd of 12)

Conference Champion: Arkansas

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Arkansas 8 3 0 .727 6 1 0 .857 16.8 7.9 15.87 8.59
Baylor 8 3 0 .727 5 2 0 .714 16.5 8.3 16.79 9.06
Texas 7 3 1 .682 5 2 0 .714 15.2 7.1 14.82 8.00
Rice 7 4 0 .636 5 2 0 .714 15.8 6.5 17.15 10.52
Texas Christian 4 4 2 .500 3 3 1 .500 8.5 9.4 9.25 10.15
Texas Tech 3 6 1 .350 1 5 1 .214 14.8 18.2 4.38 7.78
Texas A&M 1 6 3 .250 0 4 3 .214 7.3 11.7 2.86 7.56
Southern Methodist 0 9 1 .050 0 6 1 .071 3.1 22.1 -2.90 13.80

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 Final
Arkansas 19   14 9   14 12 16 9 7 6 7
Baylor       20 7 7 7 11     19 12
Rice           20 13 10 16 14 12  
Texas 4 15 13 15 11 16            
Texas Christian 11                      

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1961-01-02 Cotton Bowl Duke 7 Arkansas 6 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1961-01-02 Sugar Bowl Mississippi 14 Rice 6 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1960-12-31 Gator Bowl Florida 13 Baylor 12 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1960-12-17 Bluebonnet Bowl Texas 3 Alabama 3 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 75
2. Sonny Gibbs (TXX) 47
3. Billy Cox (RICE) 45
4. George McKinney (AR) 39
5. Glenn Amerson (TXTECH) 33
6. Mike Cotten (TX) 32
7. Bobby Ply (BAY) 29
8. Donald George (TXX) 26
9. Frank Jackson (SMETH) 25
  Johnny Lovelace (TXTECH) 25

Pass Attempts

1. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 134
2. Sonny Gibbs (TXX) 111
3. George McKinney (AR) 90
4. Glenn Amerson (TXTECH) 80
  Billy Cox (RICE) 80
6. Bobby Ply (BAY) 59
7. Mike Cotten (TX) 58
8. Johnny Lovelace (TXTECH) 55
9. Frank Jackson (SMETH) 54
10. Daryle Keeling (TXAM) 50

Passing Yards

1. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 1151
2. George McKinney (AR) 728
3. Mike Cotten (TX) 539
4. Billy Cox (RICE) 510
5. Sonny Gibbs (TXX) 473
6. Glenn Amerson (TXTECH) 464
7. Bobby Ply (BAY) 412
8. Donald George (TXX) 302
9. Frank Jackson (SMETH) 298
10. Johnny Lovelace (TXTECH) 287

Passing Touchdowns

1. George McKinney (AR) 9
2. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 5
  Glenn Amerson (TXTECH) 5
4. Bobby Ply (BAY) 4
5. Billy Cox (RICE) 3
  Sonny Gibbs (TXX) 3
  Mike Cotten (TX) 3
8. Frank Jackson (SMETH) 2
  Billy Moore (AR) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Sonny Gibbs (TXX) 9
2. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 8
3. Glenn Amerson (TXTECH) 7
  Billy Cox (RICE) 7
5. Mike Cotten (TX) 6
  Johnny Lovelace (TXTECH) 6
  George McKinney (AR) 6
8. Bobby Ply (BAY) 5
  Donald George (TXX) 5
  Arlan Flake (SMETH) 5

Rush Attempts

1. Coolidge Hunt (TXTECH) 127
2. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 113
3. Lance Alworth (AR) 106
4. Sam Byer (TXAM) 105
5. George McKinney (AR) 84
6. Bob Wayt (RICE) 83
7. Mike Cotten (TX) 81
8. Frank Jackson (SMETH) 80
9. Roland Jackson (RICE) 79
10. James Saxton (TX) 76
  Ronnie Goodwin (BAY) 76

Rushing Yards

1. Coolidge Hunt (TXTECH) 527
2. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 454
3. James Saxton (TX) 407
4. Bob Wayt (RICE) 392
5. Sam Byer (TXAM) 381
6. Jerry Candler (RICE) 377
7. Lance Alworth (AR) 375
8. Ronnie Goodwin (BAY) 343
9. Frank Jackson (SMETH) 329
10. Max Webb (RICE) 283

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. James Saxton (TX) 5.4
2. Bob Wayt (RICE) 4.7
3. Ronnie Goodwin (BAY) 4.5
4. Coolidge Hunt (TXTECH) 4.1
5. Frank Jackson (SMETH) 4.1
6. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 4.0
7. Max Webb (RICE) 4.0
8. Mike Bowen (RICE) 4.0
9. R.E. Dodson (TXX) 3.9
10. Sam Byer (TXAM) 3.6

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Billy Cox (RICE) 6
2. Mike Cotten (TX) 5
  Ronnie Bull (BAY) 5
4. Coolidge Hunt (TXTECH) 4
  Sonny Gibbs (TXX) 4
6. Glenn Amerson (TXTECH) 3
  Billy Moore (AR) 3
  Ronnie Goodwin (BAY) 3
  Jack Collins (TX) 3
  Ray Poage (TX) 3

Receptions

1. Ronnie Goodwin (BAY) 25
2. Buddy Iles (TXX) 24
3. Johnny Burrell (RICE) 20
  Ronnie Bull (BAY) 20
5. Bobby Lane (BAY) 18
6. Jimmy Collier (AR) 17
7. Gerry Moore (BAY) 16
8. Bob Wayt (RICE) 15
9. Milton Ham (TXX) 14
10. Dick Polson (TXTECH) 13

Receiving Yards

1. Ronnie Goodwin (BAY) 407
2. Jimmy Collier (AR) 356
3. Johnny Burrell (RICE) 266
4. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 254
5. Bobby Lane (BAY) 248
6. Lance Alworth (AR) 243
7. Buddy Iles (TXX) 237
8. Gerry Moore (BAY) 210
9. Milton Ham (TXX) 198
10. James Saxton (TX) 185

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Ronnie Goodwin (BAY) 16.3
2. Johnny Burrell (RICE) 13.3
3. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 12.7
4. Buddy Iles (TXX) 9.9

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Jimmy Collier (AR) 3
  Ronnie Bull (BAY) 3
  Dick Polson (TXTECH) 3
  Johnny Burrell (RICE) 3
  Ronnie Goodwin (BAY) 3
6. Jim Gaston (AR) 2
  Jarrell Williams (AR) 2
  Jimmy Byrum (TXTECH) 2
  Lance Alworth (AR) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 133
2. Coolidge Hunt (TXTECH) 127
3. Lance Alworth (AR) 118
4. Sam Byer (TXAM) 105
5. Ronnie Goodwin (BAY) 101
6. Bob Wayt (RICE) 98
7. James Saxton (TX) 85
8. George McKinney (AR) 84
9. Frank Jackson (SMETH) 83
10. Mike Cotten (TX) 81
  Roland Jackson (RICE) 81

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Ronnie Goodwin (BAY) 750
2. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 708
3. Lance Alworth (AR) 618
4. James Saxton (TX) 592
5. Coolidge Hunt (TXTECH) 527
6. Bob Wayt (RICE) 524
7. Jerry Candler (RICE) 447
8. Sam Byer (TXAM) 381
9. Ray Poage (TX) 366
10. Jimmy Collier (AR) 362

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 8
2. Ronnie Goodwin (BAY) 6
  Billy Cox (RICE) 6
4. Mike Cotten (TX) 5
  Dick Polson (TXTECH) 5
6. Sonny Gibbs (TXX) 4
  Jack Collins (TX) 4
  Coolidge Hunt (TXTECH) 4
  Jarrell Williams (AR) 4
10. Glenn Amerson (TXTECH) 3
  Billy Moore (AR) 3
  Johnny Burrell (RICE) 3
  Jerry Candler (RICE) 3
  Harry Moreland (TXX) 3
  Jimmy Collier (AR) 3
  Ray Poage (TX) 3

Total Plays

1. Sonny Gibbs (TXX) 186
  Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 186
3. George McKinney (AR) 174
4. Mike Cotten (TX) 139
5. Billy Cox (RICE) 137
6. Frank Jackson (SMETH) 134
7. Glenn Amerson (TXTECH) 130
8. Johnny Lovelace (TXTECH) 127
  Coolidge Hunt (TXTECH) 127
10. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 116

Total Yards

1. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 1116
2. George McKinney (AR) 921
3. Sonny Gibbs (TXX) 706
4. Mike Cotten (TX) 674
5. Frank Jackson (SMETH) 627
6. Billy Cox (RICE) 616
7. Glenn Amerson (TXTECH) 587
8. Coolidge Hunt (TXTECH) 527
9. Ronnie Bull (BAY) 463
10. Johnny Lovelace (TXTECH) 437

Total Touchdowns

1. George McKinney (AR) 10
2. Billy Cox (RICE) 9
3. Mike Cotten (TX) 8
  Glenn Amerson (TXTECH) 8
5. Ronnie Stanley (BAY) 7
  Sonny Gibbs (TXX) 7
7. Billy Moore (AR) 5
  Bobby Ply (BAY) 5
  Ronnie Bull (BAY) 5
10. Jack Collins (TX) 4
  Coolidge Hunt (TXTECH) 4