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1971 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 39-46-3, .460 W-L% (11th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 1.05 (5th of 13) ▪ SOS: 2.99 (5th of 13)

Conference Champion: Texas

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

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Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Texas 8 3 0 .727 6 1 0 .857 25.5 15.3 13.42 4.69
Arkansas 8 3 1 .708 5 1 1 .786 29.7 14.1 11.68 -0.07
Texas Christian 6 4 1 .591 5 2 0 .714 19.5 25.0 0.11 2.20
Texas A&M 5 6 0 .455 4 3 0 .571 13.1 19.3 -1.01 3.90
Southern Methodist 4 7 0 .364 3 4 0 .429 13.7 20.6 -2.42 3.31
Rice 3 7 1 .318 2 4 1 .357 13.3 20.0 0.05 5.78
Texas Tech 4 7 0 .364 2 5 0 .286 11.9 12.5 0.22 1.85
Baylor 1 9 0 .100 0 7 0 .000 7.4 23.6 -13.64 2.26

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
Arkansas 7 6 7 18 17 16 9 8 16 17 17 17 16 18 16
Texas 3 3 3 3 3 10 16 14 15 13 12 12 11 12 18

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1972-01-01 Cotton Bowl Penn State 30 Texas 6 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1971-12-20 Liberty Bowl Tennessee 14 Arkansas 13 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Joe Ferguson (AR) 160
2. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 87
3. Gary Hammond (SMETH) 75
4. Steve Judy (TXX) 60
5. Philip Wood (RICE) 50
6. Jimmy Carmichael (TXTECH) 38
7. Charles Napper (TXTECH) 37
8. Joe Mac King (TXAM) 36
9. Donnie Wigginton (TX) 35
10. Lex James (TXAM) 22

Pass Attempts

1. Joe Ferguson (AR) 271
2. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 180
3. Gary Hammond (SMETH) 160
4. Steve Judy (TXX) 139
5. Philip Wood (RICE) 115
6. Si Southall (BAY) 104
7. Charles Napper (TXTECH) 91
8. Joe Mac King (TXAM) 87
9. Jimmy Carmichael (TXTECH) 80
10. Donnie Wigginton (TX) 67

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Joe Ferguson (AR) 59.0
2. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 48.3
3. Gary Hammond (SMETH) 46.9

Passing Yards

1. Joe Ferguson (AR) 2203
2. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 1061
3. Steve Judy (TXX) 882
4. Gary Hammond (SMETH) 787
5. Joe Mac King (TXAM) 559
6. Donnie Wigginton (TX) 544
7. Philip Wood (RICE) 513
8. Jimmy Carmichael (TXTECH) 423
9. Charles Napper (TXTECH) 382
10. Si Southall (BAY) 348

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Joe Ferguson (AR) 8.1
2. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 5.9
3. Gary Hammond (SMETH) 4.9

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Joe Ferguson (AR) 6.9
2. Gary Hammond (SMETH) 3.0
3. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 2.1

Passing Touchdowns

1. Joe Ferguson (AR) 11
2. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 6
  Steve Judy (TXX) 6
4. Gary Hammond (SMETH) 3
  Joe Mac King (TXAM) 3
6. Philip Wood (RICE) 2
  Lex James (TXAM) 2
  Stahle Vincent (RICE) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 18
2. Si Southall (BAY) 16
3. Philip Wood (RICE) 12
  Joe Ferguson (AR) 12
5. Jimmy Carmichael (TXTECH) 11
  Steve Judy (TXX) 11
7. Gary Hammond (SMETH) 8
8. Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 6
  Randy Cavender (BAY) 6
  Joe Mac King (TXAM) 6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Joe Ferguson (AR) 131.9
2. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 88.8
3. Gary Hammond (SMETH) 84.4

Rush Attempts

1. Stahle Vincent (RICE) 243
2. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 219
3. Gary Hammond (SMETH) 198
4. Mark Green (TXAM) 181
5. Jim Bertelsen (TX) 160
6. Steve Judy (TXX) 139
7. Doug McCutchen (TXTECH) 131
  Matthew Williams (BAY) 131
9. Bobby Davis (TXX) 130
10. Dickey Morton (AR) 127

Rushing Yards

1. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 1012
2. Stahle Vincent (RICE) 945
3. Jim Bertelsen (TX) 879
4. Dickey Morton (AR) 831
5. Bobby Davis (TXX) 701
6. Mark Green (TXAM) 593
7. Doug McCutchen (TXTECH) 548
8. Mike Saint (AR) 501
9. Donnie Wigginton (TX) 485
10. Jon Richardson (AR) 483

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Dickey Morton (AR) 6.5
2. Jim Bertelsen (TX) 5.5
3. Bobby Davis (TXX) 5.4
4. Mike Saint (AR) 5.0
5. James Mosley (TXTECH) 4.7
6. Jon Richardson (AR) 4.6
7. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 4.6
8. Steve Patterson (TXX) 4.5
9. Donnie Wigginton (TX) 4.4
10. Larry Harris (TXX) 4.3

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Donnie Wigginton (TX) 14
2. Mike Saint (AR) 8
3. Jim Bertelsen (TX) 7
  Mark Green (TXAM) 7
5. Joe Ferguson (AR) 6
6. Dickey Morton (AR) 5
  Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 5
  Dennis Ladd (TX) 5
  Gary Hammond (SMETH) 5
10. Skipper DeBorde (AR) 4

Receptions

1. Mike Reppond (AR) 56
2. Jim Hodge (AR) 30
3. Gary Butler (RICE) 27
4. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 25
  Bob Brown (RICE) 25
6. Paul Bradley (SMETH) 21
7. Johnny Odom (TXTECH) 20
8. Stahle Vincent (RICE) 17
  Robert Murski (TXAM) 17
  Pat Kelly (TX) 17

Receiving Yards

1. Mike Reppond (AR) 986
2. Jim Hodge (AR) 473
3. Gary Butler (RICE) 397
4. Bob Brown (RICE) 285
5. Homer May (TXAM) 250
6. Johnny Odom (TXTECH) 242
7. Bubba Berg (RICE) 239
8. Freddie Pouncy (TXX) 228
9. Jack Ettinger (AR) 226
  Pat Kelly (TX) 226

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Mike Reppond (AR) 17.6
2. Jim Hodge (AR) 15.8
3. Gary Butler (RICE) 14.7
4. Bob Brown (RICE) 11.4
5. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 9.0
6. Paul Bradley (SMETH) 8.9

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Bubba Berg (RICE) 3
  Mike Reppond (AR) 3
  Jim Hodge (AR) 3
  Louis Scott (SMETH) 3
  Ronnie Peoples (TXX) 3
6. Freddie Pouncy (TXX) 2
  Edwin Collins (RICE) 2
  Bob Brown (RICE) 2
  Gary Butler (RICE) 2
  Billy Joe Polasek (TXAM) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Stahle Vincent (RICE) 260
2. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 244
3. Gary Hammond (SMETH) 198
4. Mark Green (TXAM) 184
5. Jim Bertelsen (TX) 165
6. Doug McCutchen (TXTECH) 140
7. Steve Judy (TXX) 139
8. Dickey Morton (AR) 135
9. Matthew Williams (BAY) 134
10. Bobby Davis (TXX) 131

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 1236
2. Stahle Vincent (RICE) 1041
3. Mike Reppond (AR) 982
4. Jim Bertelsen (TX) 936
5. Dickey Morton (AR) 868
6. Bobby Davis (TXX) 709
7. Mark Green (TXAM) 632
8. Doug McCutchen (TXTECH) 628
9. Jon Richardson (AR) 570
10. Matthew Williams (BAY) 509

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Donnie Wigginton (TX) 14
2. Mike Saint (AR) 8
3. Jim Bertelsen (TX) 7
  Mark Green (TXAM) 7
5. Joe Ferguson (AR) 6
6. Dickey Morton (AR) 5
  Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 5
  Dennis Ladd (TX) 5
  Gary Hammond (SMETH) 5
10. Skipper DeBorde (AR) 4

Total Plays

1. Gary Hammond (SMETH) 358
2. Joe Ferguson (AR) 334
3. Steve Judy (TXX) 278
4. Stahle Vincent (RICE) 247
5. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 224
6. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 220
7. Mark Green (TXAM) 192
8. Donnie Wigginton (TX) 176
9. Charles Napper (TXTECH) 174
10. Jim Bertelsen (TX) 160

Total Yards

1. Joe Ferguson (AR) 2242
2. Gary Hammond (SMETH) 1188
3. Steve Judy (TXX) 1125
4. Donnie Wigginton (TX) 1029
5. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 1012
6. Stahle Vincent (RICE) 983
7. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 937
8. Jim Bertelsen (TX) 879
9. Dickey Morton (AR) 831
10. Bobby Davis (TXX) 701

Total Touchdowns

1. Joe Ferguson (AR) 17
2. Donnie Wigginton (TX) 15
3. Mike Saint (AR) 8
  Gary Hammond (SMETH) 8
5. Jim Bertelsen (TX) 7
  Mark Green (TXAM) 7
7. Steve Judy (TXX) 6
  Bruce Gadd (RICE) 6
9. Dickey Morton (AR) 5
  Stahle Vincent (RICE) 5
  Dennis Ladd (TX) 5
  Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 5