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1972 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 49-39-1, .556 W-L% (6th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 10.71 (3rd of 13) ▪ SOS: 8.69 (3rd of 13)

Conference Champion: Texas

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Arkansas and Texas)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(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 24.6 11.0 23.72 11.72
Texas Tech 8 4 0 .667 4 3 0 .571 23.5 15.7 11.72 5.39
Southern Methodist 7 4 0 .636 4 3 0 .571 24.5 14.0 11.76 5.76
Arkansas 6 5 0 .545 3 4 0 .429 20.7 20.6 8.63 8.36
Rice 5 5 1 .500 3 4 0 .429 17.8 21.6 8.39 10.20
Baylor 5 6 0 .455 3 4 0 .429 16.4 14.2 12.04 10.77
Texas Christian 5 6 0 .455 2 5 0 .286 19.4 22.3 5.56 7.10
Texas A&M 3 8 0 .273 2 5 0 .286 15.0 22.1 3.89 10.25

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
Texas 14 15 14 12 9 10 14 10 9 9 7 7 6 7 3
Arkansas 4 17       20 17 18 20            
Southern Methodist               18              
Texas Tech                 18 15   20      

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1973-01-01 Cotton Bowl Texas 17 Alabama 13 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1972-12-30 Sun Bowl North Carolina 32 Texas Tech 28 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 171
2. Joe Ferguson (AR) 119
3. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 89
4. Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 86
5. Keith Bobo (SMETH) 65
6. Don Dean (TXAM) 57
7. Alan Lowry (TX) 46
8. Casey Ortez (SMETH) 34
9. Lex James (TXAM) 29
10. Terry Drennan (TXX) 26
  Perry Senn (TXX) 26

Pass Attempts

1. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 323
2. Joe Ferguson (AR) 254
3. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 171
4. Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 168
5. Keith Bobo (SMETH) 120
6. Alan Lowry (TX) 117
7. Don Dean (TXAM) 113
8. Casey Ortez (SMETH) 70
9. Lex James (TXAM) 64
10. Perry Senn (TXX) 58

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 52.9
2. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 52.0
3. Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 51.2
4. Joe Ferguson (AR) 46.9

Passing Yards

1. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 2075
2. Joe Ferguson (AR) 1484
3. Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 1142
4. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 1030
5. Keith Bobo (SMETH) 1003
6. Don Dean (TXAM) 820
7. Alan Lowry (TX) 766
8. Casey Ortez (SMETH) 398
9. Lex James (TXAM) 352
10. Terry Drennan (TXX) 310

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 6.8
2. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 6.4
3. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 6.0
4. Joe Ferguson (AR) 5.8

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 5.7
2. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 4.0
3. Joe Ferguson (AR) 3.9
4. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 3.5

Passing Touchdowns

1. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 11
2. Keith Bobo (SMETH) 10
3. Joe Ferguson (AR) 9
4. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 5
5. Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 4
6. Terry Drennan (TXX) 3
  Don Dean (TXAM) 3
8. Perry Senn (TXX) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 22
2. Joe Ferguson (AR) 15
3. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 12
4. Don Dean (TXAM) 10
5. Perry Senn (TXX) 8
6. Keith Bobo (SMETH) 6
  Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 6
  Casey Ortez (SMETH) 6
  Alan Lowry (TX) 6
10. Robert Armstrong (BAY) 5
  Lex James (TXAM) 5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 109.0
2. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 104.5
3. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 98.3
4. Joe Ferguson (AR) 95.8

Rush Attempts

1. Dickey Morton (AR) 242
2. Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 230
3. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 224
4. Mike Luttrell (TXX) 178
5. Wayne Morris (SMETH) 175
6. Alan Lowry (TX) 168
  Gary Lacy (BAY) 168
8. Gary Ferguson (RICE) 160
9. Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 148
10. Doug McCutchen (TXTECH) 138

Rushing Yards

1. Dickey Morton (AR) 1188
2. Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 1099
3. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 1005
4. Mike Luttrell (TXX) 906
5. Wayne Morris (SMETH) 884
6. George Smith (TXTECH) 740
7. Gary Lacy (BAY) 669
8. Alan Lowry (TX) 661
9. Gary Ferguson (RICE) 639
10. Doug McCutchen (TXTECH) 606

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. George Smith (TXTECH) 6.9
2. Mike Luttrell (TXX) 5.1
3. Wayne Morris (SMETH) 5.1
4. James Mosley (TXTECH) 4.9
5. Dickey Morton (AR) 4.9
6. Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 4.8
7. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 4.5
8. Brad Dusek (TXAM) 4.4
9. Doug McCutchen (TXTECH) 4.4
10. Ronnie Webb (TXX) 4.2

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 12
2. Alan Lowry (TX) 11
3. Mike Luttrell (TXX) 9
4. Doug McCutchen (TXTECH) 8
  Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 8
6. Jon Richardson (AR) 7
7. Dickey Morton (AR) 6
  Gary Lacy (BAY) 6
9. George Smith (TXTECH) 5
  James Mosley (TXTECH) 5

Receptions

1. Gary Butler (RICE) 45
2. Edwin Collins (RICE) 42
3. Mike Reppond (AR) 36
4. Charles Dancer (BAY) 34
5. Richard Osborne (TXAM) 31
6. Kenny Harrison (SMETH) 29
7. Jim Hodge (AR) 27
8. Ron Arceneaux (RICE) 24
  Gary Ferguson (RICE) 24
10. Brian Kilgore (BAY) 23
  Jim Moore (TX) 23

Receiving Yards

1. Gary Butler (RICE) 708
2. Kenny Harrison (SMETH) 542
3. Edwin Collins (RICE) 540
4. Mike Reppond (AR) 475
5. Charles Dancer (BAY) 463
6. Jim Hodge (AR) 449
7. Richard Osborne (TXAM) 440
8. Jim Moore (TX) 413
9. Ron Arceneaux (RICE) 379
10. Homer May (TXAM) 346

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Kenny Harrison (SMETH) 18.7
2. Jim Moore (TX) 18.0
3. Jim Hodge (AR) 16.6
4. Ron Arceneaux (RICE) 15.8
5. Gary Butler (RICE) 15.7
6. Richard Osborne (TXAM) 14.2
7. Charles Dancer (BAY) 13.6
8. Brian Kilgore (BAY) 13.3
9. Mike Reppond (AR) 13.2
10. Edwin Collins (RICE) 12.9

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Edwin Collins (RICE) 5
2. Kenny Harrison (SMETH) 4
  Mike Reppond (AR) 4
4. Ken Townsend (BAY) 3
5. Homer May (TXAM) 2
  Jack Ettinger (AR) 2
  Rory Best (SMETH) 2
  Steve Patterson (TXX) 2
  Raymond Mapps (SMETH) 2
  Gary Ferguson (RICE) 2
  Brian Kilgore (BAY) 2
  Jim Hodge (AR) 2
  Lane Bowen (TXX) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Dickey Morton (AR) 254
2. Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 232
  Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 232
4. Wayne Morris (SMETH) 186
5. Gary Lacy (BAY) 184
  Gary Ferguson (RICE) 184
7. Mike Luttrell (TXX) 182
8. Alan Lowry (TX) 168
9. Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 148
10. John Coleman (RICE) 144

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Dickey Morton (AR) 1262
2. Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 1116
3. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 1073
4. George Smith (TXTECH) 933
5. Wayne Morris (SMETH) 932
6. Mike Luttrell (TXX) 927
7. Gary Ferguson (RICE) 830
8. Gary Lacy (BAY) 818
9. Gary Butler (RICE) 708
10. Alan Lowry (TX) 661

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 13
2. Alan Lowry (TX) 11
3. Mike Luttrell (TXX) 10
4. Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 8
  Doug McCutchen (TXTECH) 8
6. Jon Richardson (AR) 7
7. Dickey Morton (AR) 6
  George Smith (TXTECH) 6
  Gary Lacy (BAY) 6
10. James Mosley (TXTECH) 5
  Edwin Collins (RICE) 5

Total Plays

1. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 357
2. Joe Ferguson (AR) 327
3. Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 316
4. Alan Lowry (TX) 285
5. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 256
6. Dickey Morton (AR) 242
7. Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 230
8. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 225
9. Keith Bobo (SMETH) 214
10. Don Dean (TXAM) 188

Total Yards

1. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 2001
2. Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 1652
3. Joe Ferguson (AR) 1552
4. Alan Lowry (TX) 1427
5. Dickey Morton (AR) 1188
6. Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 1099
7. Keith Bobo (SMETH) 1086
8. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 1045
9. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 1005
10. Mike Luttrell (TXX) 906

Total Touchdowns

1. Keith Bobo (SMETH) 13
2. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 12
  Alan Lowry (TX) 12
4. Bruce Gadd (RICE) 11
  Joe Ferguson (AR) 11
6. Mike Luttrell (TXX) 9
7. Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 8
  Doug McCutchen (TXTECH) 8
  Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 8
10. Jon Richardson (AR) 7
  Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 7