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1970 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 45-42-1, .517 W-L% (7th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.79 (4th of 13) ▪ SOS: 8.82 (4th of 13)

Conference Champion: Texas

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Texas 10 1 0 .909 7 0 0 1.000 38.5 13.5 28.29 10.93
Arkansas 9 2 0 .818 6 1 0 .857 36.5 13.1 20.68 5.49
Texas Tech 8 4 0 .667 5 2 0 .714 18.5 13.8 11.03 7.20
Rice 5 5 0 .500 3 4 0 .429 16.8 17.5 5.82 7.82
Southern Methodist 5 6 0 .455 3 4 0 .429 13.9 20.7 5.96 10.96
Texas Christian 4 6 1 .409 3 4 0 .429 17.2 24.1 4.20 7.47
Baylor 2 9 0 .182 1 6 0 .143 12.1 23.5 0.31 9.67
Texas A&M 2 9 0 .182 0 7 0 .000 15.5 27.6 2.01 11.01

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Texas 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 3
Arkansas 4 11 12 11 10 10 9 8 7 7 6 5 4 9 11
Texas Tech           17         19     19  

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1971-01-01 Cotton Bowl Notre Dame 24 Texas 11 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1970-12-19 Sun Bowl Georgia Tech 17 Texas Tech 9 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Bill Montgomery (Arkansas) 56.4
2. Chuck Hixson (Southern Methodist) 56.1
3. Charles Napper (Texas Tech) 55.5
4. Lex James (Texas A&M) 49.3
5. Steve Judy (Texas Christian) 45.7
6. Si Southall (Baylor) 35.0

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bill Montgomery (Arkansas) 8.5
2. Lex James (Texas A&M) 7.4
3. Charles Napper (Texas Tech) 6.3
4. Chuck Hixson (Southern Methodist) 6.2
5. Si Southall (Baylor) 5.7
6. Steve Judy (Texas Christian) 5.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bill Montgomery (Arkansas) 7.5
2. Lex James (Texas A&M) 5.7
3. Charles Napper (Texas Tech) 4.3
4. Chuck Hixson (Southern Methodist) 4.0
5. Si Southall (Baylor) 3.2
6. Steve Judy (Texas Christian) 2.7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Bill Montgomery (Arkansas) 135.7
2. Charles Napper (Texas Tech) 113.5
3. Lex James (Texas A&M) 110.4
4. Chuck Hixson (Southern Methodist) 107.0
5. Steve Judy (Texas Christian) 83.8
6. Si Southall (Baylor) 79.1