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1974 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 45-41-5, .522 W-L% (7th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.70 (3rd of 13) ▪ SOS: 7.46 (3rd of 13)

Conference Champion: Baylor

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Arkansas, Texas and Texas A&M)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Baylor, Texas and Texas A&M)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Baylor 8 4 0 .667 6 1 0 .857 21.0 18.6 12.19 9.28
Texas A&M 8 3 0 .727 5 2 0 .714 20.2 11.9 14.58 6.67
Texas 8 4 0 .667 5 2 0 .714 30.6 16.4 16.88 7.71
Arkansas 6 4 1 .591 3 3 1 .500 25.9 14.9 12.84 7.94
Southern Methodist 6 4 1 .591 3 3 1 .500 20.1 21.8 5.41 6.14
Texas Tech 6 4 2 .583 3 4 0 .429 16.1 13.2 10.03 6.61
Rice 2 8 1 .227 2 5 0 .286 10.6 20.2 -0.18 9.00
Texas Christian 1 10 0 .091 0 7 0 .000 7.2 31.4 -10.14 6.32

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 Final
Baylor                       16 16 12 14
Texas A&M 20     9 5 16 8 8 8 5 10 9 8 16 16
Texas 10 10 9 6 19 17 16 13 12 12   17 17 11 17
Arkansas 19 20 10   20 14                  
Texas Tech         10 9 17 11 13 19 20        

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1975-01-01 Cotton Bowl Penn State 41 Baylor 20 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1974-12-30 Gator Bowl Auburn 27 Texas 3 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1974-12-28 Peach Bowl Vanderbilt 6 Texas Tech 6 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Lee Cook (TXX) 106
2. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 100
3. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 67
4. Claude Reed (RICE) 48
5. David Walker (TXAM) 46
6. Tommy Duniven (TXTECH) 43
7. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 37
8. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 23
9. Don Roberts (TXTECH) 21
10. Marty Akins (TX) 19

Pass Attempts

1. Lee Cook (TXX) 237
2. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 181
3. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 170
4. David Walker (TXAM) 102
5. Claude Reed (RICE) 94
6. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 89
7. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 88
8. Tommy Duniven (TXTECH) 82
9. Don Roberts (TXTECH) 49
10. Mike Presley (TX) 47
  Marty Akins (TX) 47

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 55.2
2. Lee Cook (TXX) 44.7
3. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 39.4

Passing Yards

1. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 1314
2. Lee Cook (TXX) 1191
3. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 847
4. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 688
5. David Walker (TXAM) 666
6. Claude Reed (RICE) 554
7. Tommy Duniven (TXTECH) 552
8. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 427
9. Marty Akins (TX) 250
10. Scott Bull (AR) 238

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 7.3
2. Lee Cook (TXX) 5.0
3. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 5.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 5.4
2. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 3.0
3. Lee Cook (TXX) 2.0

Passing Touchdowns

1. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 9
2. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 8
3. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 6
4. Tommy Duniven (TXTECH) 5
  Lee Cook (TXX) 5
6. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 3
  Scott Bull (AR) 3
  David Walker (TXAM) 3
9. Mark Miller (AR) 2
  Claude Reed (RICE) 2
  Don Roberts (TXTECH) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Lee Cook (TXX) 18
2. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 11
3. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 10
4. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 9
5. Tommy Duniven (TXTECH) 7
  Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 7
7. David Walker (TXAM) 6
  Claude Reed (RICE) 6
9. Mike Presley (TX) 4
10. John Blackburn (SMETH) 3
  Mark Jackson (BAY) 3
  Mark Miller (AR) 3
  Marty Akins (TX) 3
  Don Roberts (TXTECH) 3

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 118.7
2. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 81.1
3. Lee Cook (TXX) 78.7

Rush Attempts

1. Steve Beaird (BAY) 267
2. Ike Forte (AR) 187
3. David Bostick (SMETH) 184
4. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 181
5. Earl Campbell (TX) 162
6. Mike Luttrell (TXX) 161
7. Bubba Bean (TXAM) 158
8. Wayne Morris (SMETH) 156
9. Larry Isaac (TXTECH) 155
10. Marty Akins (TX) 132

Rushing Yards

1. Steve Beaird (BAY) 1104
2. Ike Forte (AR) 974
3. Bubba Bean (TXAM) 938
4. Earl Campbell (TX) 928
5. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 885
6. David Bostick (SMETH) 862
7. Wayne Morris (SMETH) 744
8. Larry Isaac (TXTECH) 671
9. Marty Akins (TX) 659
10. Bucky Sams (TXAM) 629

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Gralyn Wyatt (TX) 7.8
2. Bubba Bean (TXAM) 5.9
3. Earl Campbell (TX) 5.7
4. Skip Walker (TXAM) 5.6
5. Ike Forte (AR) 5.2
6. Ronnie Hubby (TXAM) 5.1
7. Marty Akins (TX) 5.0
8. Pat McNeil (BAY) 4.9
9. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 4.9
10. Bucky Sams (TXAM) 4.9

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Steve Beaird (BAY) 13
2. Marty Akins (TX) 10
  Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 10
4. Ike Forte (AR) 9
5. Gralyn Wyatt (TX) 8
  Skip Walker (TXAM) 8
  Larry Isaac (TXTECH) 8
8. Earl Campbell (TX) 6
9. Jerry Honore (TXAM) 5
  Mark Miller (AR) 5
  Bucky Sams (TXAM) 5

Receptions

1. Ed Lofton (RICE) 42
2. Mike Luttrell (TXX) 35
3. Kenneth Roy (RICE) 30
4. Lawrence Williams (TXTECH) 27
5. Phillip Kent (BAY) 24
6. Steve Beaird (BAY) 22
  Alcy Jackson (BAY) 22
8. Ricky Thompson (BAY) 21
  Mike Renfro (TXX) 21
10. Gary Patterson (TXX) 20

Receiving Yards

1. Ed Lofton (RICE) 483
2. Lawrence Williams (TXTECH) 477
3. Kenneth Roy (RICE) 471
4. Alcy Jackson (BAY) 436
5. Phillip Kent (BAY) 406
6. Mike Renfro (TXX) 362
  Gary Patterson (TXX) 362
8. Oscar Roan (SMETH) 351
9. Freddie Douglas (AR) 332
10. Ricky Thompson (BAY) 316

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Alcy Jackson (BAY) 19.8
2. Lawrence Williams (TXTECH) 17.7
3. Mike Renfro (TXX) 17.2
4. Phillip Kent (BAY) 16.9
5. Kenneth Roy (RICE) 15.7
6. Ricky Thompson (BAY) 15.0
7. Ed Lofton (RICE) 11.5
8. Steve Beaird (BAY) 10.1
9. Mike Luttrell (TXX) 7.2

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Lawrence Williams (TXTECH) 6
2. Oscar Roan (SMETH) 4
  Kenneth Roy (RICE) 4
  Freeman Johns (SMETH) 4
5. Steve Beaird (BAY) 3
  Gary Patterson (TXX) 3
  Freddie Douglas (AR) 3
8. Mike Renfro (TXX) 2
  Ed Lofton (RICE) 2
  Alcy Jackson (BAY) 2
  Phillip Kent (BAY) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Steve Beaird (BAY) 289
2. Mike Luttrell (TXX) 196
3. Ike Forte (AR) 193
4. David Bostick (SMETH) 186
5. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 181
6. Bubba Bean (TXAM) 167
7. Earl Campbell (TX) 162
8. Larry Isaac (TXTECH) 159
9. Wayne Morris (SMETH) 156
10. Bucky Sams (TXAM) 137

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Steve Beaird (BAY) 1327
2. Bubba Bean (TXAM) 1081
3. Ike Forte (AR) 995
4. Earl Campbell (TX) 928
5. David Bostick (SMETH) 896
6. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 885
7. Mike Luttrell (TXX) 793
8. Wayne Morris (SMETH) 744
9. Bucky Sams (TXAM) 687
10. Phillip Kent (BAY) 685

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Steve Beaird (BAY) 16
2. Ike Forte (AR) 10
  Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 10
  Marty Akins (TX) 10
5. Skip Walker (TXAM) 9
6. Gralyn Wyatt (TX) 8
  Larry Isaac (TXTECH) 8
8. Lawrence Williams (TXTECH) 6
  Earl Campbell (TX) 6
10. Jerry Honore (TXAM) 5
  Mark Miller (AR) 5
  Bucky Sams (TXAM) 5

Total Plays

1. Lee Cook (TXX) 308
2. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 269
3. Steve Beaird (BAY) 267
4. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 243
5. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 230
6. David Walker (TXAM) 198
7. Ike Forte (AR) 187
8. David Bostick (SMETH) 184
9. Marty Akins (TX) 179
10. Earl Campbell (TX) 162

Total Yards

1. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 1573
2. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 1141
3. Steve Beaird (BAY) 1104
4. Lee Cook (TXX) 1042
5. Ike Forte (AR) 974
6. Bubba Bean (TXAM) 938
7. Earl Campbell (TX) 928
8. Marty Akins (TX) 909
9. David Bostick (SMETH) 862
10. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 810

Total Touchdowns

1. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 19
2. Steve Beaird (BAY) 13
3. Marty Akins (TX) 11
4. Ike Forte (AR) 9
  Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 9
  Gralyn Wyatt (TX) 9
7. Skip Walker (TXAM) 8
  Larry Isaac (TXTECH) 8
9. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 7
  Mark Miller (AR) 7