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1972 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 49-39-1, .556 W-L% (7th 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 Completion Percentage

1. Bruce Gadd (Rice) 52.9
2. Neal Jeffrey (Baylor) 52.0
3. Joe Barnes (Texas Tech) 51.2
4. Joe Ferguson (Arkansas) 46.9

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Joe Barnes (Texas Tech) 6.8
2. Bruce Gadd (Rice) 6.4
3. Neal Jeffrey (Baylor) 6.0
4. Joe Ferguson (Arkansas) 5.8

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Joe Barnes (Texas Tech) 5.7
2. Bruce Gadd (Rice) 4.0
3. Joe Ferguson (Arkansas) 3.9
4. Neal Jeffrey (Baylor) 3.5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Joe Barnes (Texas Tech) 109.0
2. Bruce Gadd (Rice) 104.5
3. Neal Jeffrey (Baylor) 98.3
4. Joe Ferguson (Arkansas) 95.8

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Kenny Harrison (Southern Methodist) 18.7
2. Jim Moore (Texas) 18.0
3. Jim Hodge (Arkansas) 16.6
4. Ron Arceneaux (Rice) 15.8
5. Gary Butler (Rice) 15.7
6. Richard Osborne (Texas A&M) 14.2
7. Charles Dancer (Baylor) 13.6
8. Andre Tillman (Texas Tech) 13.6
9. Brian Kilgore (Baylor) 13.3
10. Mike Reppond (Arkansas) 13.2