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1968 Southwest Conference Leaders

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Record: 41-38-4, .518 W-L% (6th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 8.86 (3rd of 12) ▪ SOS: 8.35 (2nd of 12)

Conference Champion: Arkansas and Texas

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Texas and Texas A&M)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Arkansas, Southern Methodist and Texas)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 265
2. Edd Hargett (TXAM) 169
3. Bill Montgomery (AR) 134
4. Steve Stuart (BAY) 95
5. Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 73
6. Ted Fay (TXX) 70
7. James Street (TX) 67
8. Robby Shelton (RICE) 53
9. Dennis Alexander (RICE) 41
10. Alvin Flynn (BAY) 36
11. Tom Sawyer (TXTECH) 33
12. Busty Underwood (TXX) 13
13. Dan Carter (TXX) 9
14. Gary Carter (SMETH) 5
15. Lane Wade (TXTECH) 3
  David Dickey (AR) 3
17. Bill Bradley (TX) 2
  Pinkie Palmer (BAY) 2
  Joe Norwood (TX) 2
Pass Attempts
1. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 468
2. Edd Hargett (TXAM) 348
3. Bill Montgomery (AR) 234
4. Steve Stuart (BAY) 216
5. Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 152
6. Ted Fay (TXX) 144
7. James Street (TX) 135
8. Robby Shelton (RICE) 109
  Dennis Alexander (RICE) 109
10. Alvin Flynn (BAY) 89
11. Tom Sawyer (TXTECH) 78
12. Dan Carter (TXX) 36
13. Busty Underwood (TXX) 28
14. Bill Bradley (TX) 12
15. Gary Carter (SMETH) 11
16. Joe Norwood (TX) 7
17. John Eichler (AR) 6
  Pinkie Palmer (BAY) 6
  Lane Wade (TXTECH) 6
20. David Dickey (AR) 4
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Bill Montgomery (AR) 57.3
2. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 56.6
3. Ted Fay (TXX) 48.6
4. Edd Hargett (TXAM) 48.6
5. Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 48.0
6. Steve Stuart (BAY) 44.0
Passing Yards
1. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 3103
2. Edd Hargett (TXAM) 2321
3. Bill Montgomery (AR) 1595
4. Steve Stuart (BAY) 1320
5. James Street (TX) 1099
6. Ted Fay (TXX) 978
7. Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 864
8. Robby Shelton (RICE) 594
9. Tom Sawyer (TXTECH) 486
10. Dennis Alexander (RICE) 453
11. Alvin Flynn (BAY) 430
12. Dan Carter (TXX) 226
13. Busty Underwood (TXX) 155
14. David Dickey (AR) 84
15. Joe Norwood (TX) 45
16. John Eichler (AR) 41
17. Pinkie Palmer (BAY) 36
18. Gary Carter (SMETH) 27
19. Lane Wade (TXTECH) 25
20. Bill Bradley (TX) 17
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Bill Montgomery (AR) 6.8
2. Ted Fay (TXX) 6.8
3. Edd Hargett (TXAM) 6.7
4. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 6.6
5. Steve Stuart (BAY) 6.1
6. Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 5.7
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Bill Montgomery (AR) 6.1
2. Ted Fay (TXX) 6.0
3. Edd Hargett (TXAM) 5.8
4. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 5.3
5. Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 4.5
6. Steve Stuart (BAY) 3.2
Passing Touchdowns
1. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 21
2. Edd Hargett (TXAM) 16
3. Bill Montgomery (AR) 10
4. Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 9
5. Steve Stuart (BAY) 7
6. James Street (TX) 6
7. Ted Fay (TXX) 3
  David Dickey (AR) 3
  Dennis Alexander (RICE) 3
  Tom Sawyer (TXTECH) 3
11. Robby Shelton (RICE) 2
  Busty Underwood (TXX) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 23
2. Steve Stuart (BAY) 17
3. Edd Hargett (TXAM) 14
4. James Street (TX) 12
5. Alvin Flynn (BAY) 11
6. Robby Shelton (RICE) 10
  Dennis Alexander (RICE) 10
8. Bill Montgomery (AR) 8
  Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 8
  Tom Sawyer (TXTECH) 8
11. Ted Fay (TXX) 4
  Bill Bradley (TX) 4
13. Dan Carter (TXX) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Bill Montgomery (AR) 121.8
2. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 117.3
3. Edd Hargett (TXAM) 111.7
4. Ted Fay (TXX) 107.0
5. Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 104.8
6. Steve Stuart (BAY) 90.3
Rush Attempts
1. Pinkie Palmer (BAY) 222
2. Mike Richardson (SMETH) 207
  Bill Burnett (AR) 207
4. Chris Gilbert (TX) 184
5. Tony Conley (RICE) 182
6. Ross Montgomery (TXX) 170
7. Steve Worster (TX) 161
8. Gene Rogers (BAY) 160
  Robby Shelton (RICE) 160
10. Roger Freeman (TXTECH) 129
11. Bill Montgomery (AR) 116
12. Ted Koy (TX) 108
13. Larry Stegent (TXAM) 105
14. James Street (TX) 102
15. Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 93
16. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 88
17. Edd Hargett (TXAM) 85
18. Ted Fay (TXX) 84
  Jimmy Bennett (TXTECH) 84
20. Norm Bulaich (TXX) 82
Rushing Yards
1. Chris Gilbert (TX) 1132
2. Mike Richardson (SMETH) 1034
3. Bill Burnett (AR) 859
4. Pinkie Palmer (BAY) 818
5. Steve Worster (TX) 806
6. Gene Rogers (BAY) 763
7. Tony Conley (RICE) 681
8. Ross Montgomery (TXX) 645
9. Ted Koy (TX) 601
10. Norm Bulaich (TXX) 503
11. Larry Stegent (TXAM) 492
12. Robby Shelton (RICE) 479
13. Roger Freeman (TXTECH) 471
14. James Street (TX) 340
15. Jackie Stewart (TXTECH) 321
16. Bruce Maxwell (AR) 302
17. Jimmy Bennett (TXTECH) 281
18. Wendell Housley (TXAM) 255
19. Marty Whelan (TXX) 246
20. Charles Robinson (RICE) 241
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Chris Gilbert (TX) 6.2
2. Norm Bulaich (TXX) 6.1
3. Ted Koy (TX) 5.6
4. Steve Worster (TX) 5.0
5. Mike Richardson (SMETH) 5.0
6. Gene Rogers (BAY) 4.8
7. Larry Stegent (TXAM) 4.7
8. Jackie Stewart (TXTECH) 4.7
9. Bill Burnett (AR) 4.1
10. Ross Montgomery (TXX) 3.8
11. Tony Conley (RICE) 3.7
12. Pinkie Palmer (BAY) 3.7
13. Roger Freeman (TXTECH) 3.7
14. Marty Whelan (TXX) 3.6
15. Charles Robinson (RICE) 3.5
16. Wendell Housley (TXAM) 3.4
17. Jimmy Bennett (TXTECH) 3.3
18. James Street (TX) 3.3
19. Robby Shelton (RICE) 3.0
20. Bill Montgomery (AR) 2.1
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Chris Gilbert (TX) 13
  Steve Worster (TX) 13
3. Roger Freeman (TXTECH) 9
4. Mike Richardson (SMETH) 8
  Tony Conley (RICE) 8
6. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 6
  Pinkie Palmer (BAY) 6
8. Gene Rogers (BAY) 5
  James Street (TX) 5
10. Robby Shelton (RICE) 4
  Larry Stegent (TXAM) 4
12. Bobby Callison (TX) 3
  Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 3
14. Steve Stuart (BAY) 2
  Dave Elmendorf (TXAM) 2
  Ted Koy (TX) 2
  Edd Hargett (TXAM) 2
Receptions
1. Jerry Levias (SMETH) 80
2. Ken Fleming (SMETH) 53
3. Barney Harris (TXAM) 49
  Mike Richardson (SMETH) 49
5. Jerry Smith (BAY) 40
6. Max Peacock (AR) 39
7. Chuck Dicus (AR) 38
8. Bobby Allen (TXTECH) 35
9. Bob Long (TXAM) 32
  Larry Stegent (TXAM) 32
11. Don Huggins (BAY) 31
  Larry Davis (RICE) 31
13. Sam Holden (SMETH) 30
14. Pinky Clements (SMETH) 29
15. Cotton Speyrer (TX) 26
16. Linzy Cole (TXX) 21
17. Tommy Maxwell (TXAM) 20
  Mark Lewis (BAY) 20
19. Roger Freeman (TXTECH) 19
  Jimmy Adams (TXAM) 19
  David May (TXTECH) 19
  Mike Sigman (AR) 19
Receiving Yards
1. Jerry Levias (SMETH) 1131
2. Barney Harris (TXAM) 745
3. Chuck Dicus (AR) 589
4. Ken Fleming (SMETH) 588
5. Mike Richardson (SMETH) 581
6. Bobby Allen (TXTECH) 546
7. Jerry Smith (BAY) 509
8. Bob Long (TXAM) 507
9. Max Peacock (AR) 497
10. Cotton Speyrer (TX) 449
11. Don Huggins (BAY) 435
12. Larry Davis (RICE) 410
13. Linzy Cole (TXX) 368
14. Tommy Maxwell (TXAM) 323
15. Larry Stegent (TXAM) 317
16. David May (TXTECH) 306
17. Mark Lewis (BAY) 299
18. Sam Holden (SMETH) 282
19. Les Brown (TXX) 268
20. Pinky Clements (SMETH) 264
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Linzy Cole (TXX) 17.5
2. Cotton Speyrer (TX) 17.3
3. Tommy Maxwell (TXAM) 16.1
4. David May (TXTECH) 16.1
5. Bob Long (TXAM) 15.8
6. Bobby Allen (TXTECH) 15.6
7. Chuck Dicus (AR) 15.5
8. Barney Harris (TXAM) 15.2
9. Mark Lewis (BAY) 14.9
10. Jerry Levias (SMETH) 14.1
11. Don Huggins (BAY) 14.0
12. Larry Davis (RICE) 13.2
13. Max Peacock (AR) 12.7
14. Jerry Smith (BAY) 12.7
15. Jimmy Adams (TXAM) 12.6
16. Mike Sigman (AR) 12.3
17. Mike Richardson (SMETH) 11.9
18. Ken Fleming (SMETH) 11.1
19. Larry Stegent (TXAM) 9.9
20. Sam Holden (SMETH) 9.4
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Bob Long (TXAM) 8
  Chuck Dicus (AR) 8
  Jerry Levias (SMETH) 8
4. Ken Fleming (SMETH) 7
5. Bobby Allen (TXTECH) 4
  Charles Evans (TXTECH) 4
  Larry Davis (RICE) 4
  Cotton Speyrer (TX) 4
9. Barney Harris (TXAM) 3
  Don Huggins (BAY) 3
  Mike Richardson (SMETH) 3
  Mark Lewis (BAY) 3
13. Roger Freeman (TXTECH) 2
  Linzy Cole (TXX) 2
  Max Peacock (AR) 2
  Les Brown (TXX) 2
  Larry Stegent (TXAM) 2
  David May (TXTECH) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Mike Richardson (SMETH) 256
2. Pinkie Palmer (BAY) 229
3. Bill Burnett (AR) 217
4. Tony Conley (RICE) 190
5. Chris Gilbert (TX) 187
6. Ross Montgomery (TXX) 180
7. Steve Worster (TX) 169
8. Gene Rogers (BAY) 167
9. Robby Shelton (RICE) 160
10. Roger Freeman (TXTECH) 148
11. Larry Stegent (TXAM) 137
12. Bill Montgomery (AR) 116
13. Ted Koy (TX) 111
14. James Street (TX) 102
15. Jerry Levias (SMETH) 94
16. Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 93
17. Jimmy Bennett (TXTECH) 92
18. Norm Bulaich (TXX) 90
19. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 88
20. Wendell Housley (TXAM) 86
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Mike Richardson (SMETH) 1615
2. Jerry Levias (SMETH) 1218
3. Chris Gilbert (TX) 1207
4. Bill Burnett (AR) 945
5. Pinkie Palmer (BAY) 930
6. Steve Worster (TX) 870
7. Gene Rogers (BAY) 822
8. Larry Stegent (TXAM) 809
9. Barney Harris (TXAM) 765
10. Tony Conley (RICE) 757
11. Ross Montgomery (TXX) 723
12. Ted Koy (TX) 661
13. Norm Bulaich (TXX) 634
14. Roger Freeman (TXTECH) 620
15. Chuck Dicus (AR) 603
16. Ken Fleming (SMETH) 588
  Cotton Speyrer (TX) 588
18. Bobby Allen (TXTECH) 563
19. Bob Long (TXAM) 551
20. Jerry Smith (BAY) 509
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Chris Gilbert (TX) 13
  Steve Worster (TX) 13
3. Roger Freeman (TXTECH) 11
  Mike Richardson (SMETH) 11
5. Tony Conley (RICE) 8
  Bob Long (TXAM) 8
  Jerry Levias (SMETH) 8
  Chuck Dicus (AR) 8
9. Ken Fleming (SMETH) 7
10. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 6
  Pinkie Palmer (BAY) 6
  Larry Stegent (TXAM) 6
  Gene Rogers (BAY) 6
14. Cotton Speyrer (TX) 5
  James Street (TX) 5
16. Bobby Allen (TXTECH) 4
  Charles Evans (TXTECH) 4
  Larry Davis (RICE) 4
  Robby Shelton (RICE) 4
20. Bobby Callison (TX) 3
  Dave Elmendorf (TXAM) 3
  Mark Lewis (BAY) 3
  Don Huggins (BAY) 3
  Barney Harris (TXAM) 3
  Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 3
Total Plays
1. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 556
2. Edd Hargett (TXAM) 433
3. Bill Montgomery (AR) 350
4. Robby Shelton (RICE) 269
5. Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 245
6. James Street (TX) 237
7. Steve Stuart (BAY) 236
8. Ted Fay (TXX) 228
  Pinkie Palmer (BAY) 228
10. Bill Burnett (AR) 208
11. Mike Richardson (SMETH) 207
12. Chris Gilbert (TX) 184
13. Tony Conley (RICE) 182
14. Ross Montgomery (TXX) 172
15. Steve Worster (TX) 161
16. Gene Rogers (BAY) 160
17. Tom Sawyer (TXTECH) 139
18. Roger Freeman (TXTECH) 129
19. Dennis Alexander (RICE) 120
20. Ted Koy (TX) 108
Total Yards
1. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 2995
2. Edd Hargett (TXAM) 2330
3. Bill Montgomery (AR) 1834
4. James Street (TX) 1439
5. Steve Stuart (BAY) 1272
6. Chris Gilbert (TX) 1132
7. Robby Shelton (RICE) 1073
8. Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 1050
9. Mike Richardson (SMETH) 1034
10. Ted Fay (TXX) 981
11. Bill Burnett (AR) 859
12. Pinkie Palmer (BAY) 854
13. Steve Worster (TX) 806
14. Gene Rogers (BAY) 763
15. Tom Sawyer (TXTECH) 684
16. Tony Conley (RICE) 681
17. Ross Montgomery (TXX) 648
18. Ted Koy (TX) 601
19. Norm Bulaich (TXX) 503
20. Larry Stegent (TXAM) 492
Total Touchdowns
1. Chuck Hixson (SMETH) 27
2. Edd Hargett (TXAM) 18
3. Chris Gilbert (TX) 13
  Steve Worster (TX) 13
5. Joe Matulich (TXTECH) 12
6. James Street (TX) 11
7. Bill Montgomery (AR) 10
8. Steve Stuart (BAY) 9
  Roger Freeman (TXTECH) 9
10. Mike Richardson (SMETH) 8
  Tony Conley (RICE) 8
12. Pinkie Palmer (BAY) 7
13. Robby Shelton (RICE) 6
14. Gene Rogers (BAY) 5
15. Tom Sawyer (TXTECH) 4
  Larry Stegent (TXAM) 4
17. Ted Fay (TXX) 3
  Bobby Callison (TX) 3
  David Dickey (AR) 3
  Dennis Alexander (RICE) 3