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1960 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 38-38-8, .500 W-L% (3rd 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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Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. James Saxton (Texas) 5.4
  Jimmy Saxton (Texas) 5.4
3. Bob Wayt (Rice) 4.7
4. Ronnie Goodwin (Baylor) 4.5
5. Coolidge Hunt (Texas Tech) 4.1
6. Frank Jackson (Southern Methodist) 4.1
7. Ronnie Bull (Baylor) 4.0
8. Max Webb (Rice) 4.0
9. Mike Bowen (Rice) 4.0
10. R.E. Dodson (Texas Christian) 3.9

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Ronnie Goodwin (Baylor) 16.3
2. Johnny Burrell (Rice) 13.3
3. Ronnie Bull (Baylor) 12.7
4. Buddy Iles (Texas Christian) 9.9

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Ronnie Goodwin (Baylor) 750
2. Ronnie Bull (Baylor) 708
3. Lance Alworth (Arkansas) 618
4. Jimmy Saxton (Texas) 592
  James Saxton (Texas) 592
6. Coolidge Hunt (Texas Tech) 527
7. Bob Wayt (Rice) 524
8. Jerry Candler (Rice) 447
9. Sam Byer (Texas A&M) 381
10. Ray Poage (Texas) 366