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1965 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 44-38-1, .536 W-L% (4th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 8.73 (4th of 12) ▪ SOS: 8.07 (3rd of 12)

Conference Champion: Arkansas

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Arkansas 10 1 0 .909 7 0 0 1.000 30.1 10.7 22.24 5.78
Texas Tech 8 3 0 .727 5 2 0 .714 25.3 20.2 11.04 6.04
Texas Christian 6 5 0 .545 5 2 0 .714 14.6 14.2 9.04 8.76
Texas 6 4 0 .600 3 4 0 .429 23.1 15.3 11.95 5.55
Baylor 5 5 0 .500 3 4 0 .429 15.6 17.1 7.54 9.14
Southern Methodist 4 5 1 .450 3 4 0 .429 12.3 16.7 8.10 10.90
Texas A&M 3 7 0 .300 1 6 0 .143 8.0 17.0 3.44 10.34
Rice 2 8 0 .200 1 6 0 .143 12.3 24.8 -3.53 8.07

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 Final
Arkansas 6 5 4 3 3 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
Texas 2 3 1 1 1 5 9            
Texas Tech                   9 10 10  

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1966-01-01 Cotton Bowl Louisiana State 14 Arkansas 7 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1965-12-31 Gator Bowl Georgia Tech 31 Texas Tech 21 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1965-12-31 Sun Bowl Texas-El Paso 13 Texas Christian 12 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Tom Wilson (Texas Tech) 60.8
2. Jon Brittenum (Arkansas) 50.3
3. Ken Stockdale (Baylor) 50.3
4. Marvin Kristynik (Texas) 48.6
5. Harry Ledbetter (Texas A&M) 45.6

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tom Wilson (Texas Tech) 7.5
2. Jon Brittenum (Arkansas) 7.4
3. Marvin Kristynik (Texas) 6.8
4. Ken Stockdale (Baylor) 5.5
5. Harry Ledbetter (Texas A&M) 5.2

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jon Brittenum (Arkansas) 6.4
2. Tom Wilson (Texas Tech) 6.2
3. Marvin Kristynik (Texas) 5.4
4. Ken Stockdale (Baylor) 3.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Tom Wilson (Texas Tech) 133.4
2. Jon Brittenum (Arkansas) 120.8
3. Marvin Kristynik (Texas) 112.7
4. Ken Stockdale (Baylor) 92.5

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Harry Jones (Arkansas) 7.7
2. Richard Defee (Baylor) 5.0
3. Phil Harris (Texas) 4.4
4. Jim Hagle (Southern Methodist) 4.3
5. Lester Lehman (Rice) 4.2
6. Donny Anderson (Texas Tech) 4.2
7. Mike Wayne Marshall (Baylor) 4.2
8. Bobby Burnett (Arkansas) 4.1
9. Chuck Latourette (Rice) 4.1
10. Tom Stockton (Texas) 4.1

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Les Derrick (Texas) 16.9
2. Bobby Crockett (Arkansas) 16.2
3. George Cheshire (Baylor) 15.9
4. Murphy Davis (Rice) 15.0
  Pete Lammons (Texas) 15.0
6. Jeff White (Texas Tech) 14.6
7. John Roderick (Southern Methodist) 14.5
8. Ken McLean (Texas A&M) 13.9
9. Charles Campbell* (Texas Christian) 13.7
10. Donny Anderson (Texas Tech) 13.3