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1971 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 39-46-3, .460 W-L% (9th 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)

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. Steve Judy (TXX) 6
  Bruce Gadd (RICE) 6
4. Joe Mac King (TXAM) 3
  Gary Hammond (SMETH) 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. Mark Green (TXAM) 7
  Jim Bertelsen (TX) 7
5. Joe Ferguson (AR) 6
6. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 5
  Dickey Morton (AR) 5
  Gary Hammond (SMETH) 5
  Dennis Ladd (TX) 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
  Pat Kelly (TX) 17
  Robert Murski (TXAM) 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. Jim Hodge (AR) 3
  Louis Scott (SMETH) 3
  Mike Reppond (AR) 3
  Ronnie Peoples (TXX) 3
  Bubba Berg (RICE) 3
6. Bob Brown (RICE) 2
  Gary Butler (RICE) 2
  Billy Joe Polasek (TXAM) 2
  Freddie Pouncy (TXX) 2
  Edwin Collins (RICE) 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. Gary Hammond (SMETH) 5
  Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 5
  Dennis Ladd (TX) 5
  Dickey Morton (AR) 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. Gary Hammond (SMETH) 8
  Mike Saint (AR) 8
5. Mark Green (TXAM) 7
  Jim Bertelsen (TX) 7
7. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 6
  Steve Judy (TXX) 6
9. Dickey Morton (AR) 5
  Stahle Vincent (RICE) 5
  Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 5
  Dennis Ladd (TX) 5