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1970 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 45-42-1, .517 W-L% (1st 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. Lex James (Texas A&M) 49.3
4. Steve Judy (Texas Christian) 45.7
5. Si Southall (Baylor) 35.0

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bill Montgomery (Arkansas) 8.5
2. Lex James (Texas A&M) 7.4
3. Chuck Hixson (Southern Methodist) 6.2
4. Si Southall (Baylor) 5.7
5. 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. Chuck Hixson (Southern Methodist) 4.0
4. Si Southall (Baylor) 3.2
5. Steve Judy (Texas Christian) 2.7

Passing Efficiency Rating

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