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1976 Southwest Conference Leaders

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Record: 53-46-3, .534 W-L% (5th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.45 (4th of 14) ▪ SOS: 7.42 (4th of 14)

Conference Champion: Houston and Texas Tech

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 269
2. Mark Jackson (BAY) 105
3. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 100
4. Rodney Allison* (TXTECH) 98
5. Danny Davis (HOU) 77
6. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 69
7. Steve Bayuk (TXX) 54
8. David Walker (TXAM) 51
9. Mike Cordaro (TX) 22
10. David Shipman (TXAM) 20
11. Tony Black (SMETH) 18
12. Ron Calcagni (AR) 17
13. Mark McBath (TX) 15
14. Bubba McGallion (HOU) 13
15. Houston Nutt (AR) 12
16. Tommy Duniven* (TXTECH) 11
17. Ted Constanzo (TX) 8
18. Tom Rystrom (AR) 6
19. Sammy Bickham (BAY) 4
  Keith Baker (TXAM) 4

Pass Attempts

1. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 501
2. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 223
3. Mark Jackson (BAY) 211
4. Rodney Allison* (TXTECH) 162
5. Danny Davis (HOU) 161
6. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 154
7. Steve Bayuk (TXX) 98
8. David Walker (TXAM) 96
9. Ron Calcagni (AR) 57
10. Mike Cordaro (TX) 49
11. Tony Black (SMETH) 44
12. David Shipman (TXAM) 40
13. Mark McBath (TX) 33
14. Houston Nutt (AR) 28
15. Ted Constanzo (TX) 23
  Bubba McGallion (HOU) 23
  Tommy Duniven* (TXTECH) 23
18. Sammy Bickham (BAY) 14
  Tom Rystrom (AR) 14
20. Don Harris (TXX) 12

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 53.7
2. Mark Jackson (BAY) 49.8
3. Danny Davis (HOU) 47.8
4. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 44.8
5. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 44.8

Passing Yards

1. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 3317
2. Rodney Allison* (TXTECH) 1651
3. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 1354
4. Danny Davis (HOU) 1348
5. Mark Jackson (BAY) 1132
6. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 1011
7. David Walker (TXAM) 675
8. Steve Bayuk (TXX) 660
9. Mike Cordaro (TX) 407
10. Ron Calcagni (AR) 366
11. Tony Black (SMETH) 321
12. David Shipman (TXAM) 291
13. Mark McBath (TX) 275
14. Bubba McGallion (HOU) 239
15. Houston Nutt (AR) 153
16. Tommy Duniven* (TXTECH) 109
17. Ted Constanzo (TX) 100
18. Sammy Bickham (BAY) 86
19. Curtis Dickey (TXAM) 69
20. Keith Baker (TXAM) 66

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Danny Davis (HOU) 8.4
2. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 6.6
3. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 6.6
4. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 6.1
5. Mark Jackson (BAY) 5.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Danny Davis (HOU) 6.9
2. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 5.8
3. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 5.3
4. Mark Jackson (BAY) 3.6
5. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 2.7

Passing Touchdowns

1. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 21
2. Danny Davis (HOU) 11
3. Rodney Allison* (TXTECH) 10
4. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 8
5. Mark Jackson (BAY) 6
6. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 5
7. Steve Bayuk (TXX) 3
  David Walker (TXAM) 3
9. Curtis Dickey (TXAM) 2
  Mike Cordaro (TX) 2
  Bubba McGallion (HOU) 2
  Tony Black (SMETH) 2
  Ron Calcagni (AR) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 19
  Tommy Kramer (RICE) 19
3. Mark Jackson (BAY) 11
4. Danny Davis (HOU) 10
5. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 8
  Rodney Allison* (TXTECH) 8
7. Mike Cordaro (TX) 7
8. Steve Bayuk (TXX) 6
9. Mark McBath (TX) 5
10. David Walker (TXAM) 4
  Ron Calcagni (AR) 4
12. David Shipman (TXAM) 3
  Tony Black (SMETH) 3
14. Houston Nutt (AR) 2
  Ted Constanzo (TX) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Danny Davis (HOU) 128.3
2. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 115.6
3. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 106.7
4. Mark Jackson (BAY) 93.8
5. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 86.2

Rush Attempts

1. George Woodard (TXAM) 239
2. Gary Blair (BAY) 225
3. Ben Cowins (AR) 183
4. Mark Jackson (BAY) 162
5. Arthur Whittington (SMETH) 161
6. Larry Isaac* (TXTECH) 158
7. Rodney Allison* (TXTECH) 154
8. Alois Blackwell (HOU) 151
9. Billy Taylor* (TXTECH) 145
10. Curtis Dickey (TXAM) 142
  Danny Davis (HOU) 142
12. Earl Campbell (TX) 138
13. Jerry Eckwood (AR) 122
14. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 120
15. Lam Jones (TX) 118
16. Dyral Thomas (HOU) 112
17. Tennell Atkins (SMETH) 109
18. James Sykes (RICE) 100
  James Sykes (RICE) 100
20. David Walker (TXAM) 96

Rushing Yards

1. Ben Cowins (AR) 1162
2. George Woodard (TXAM) 1153
3. Alois Blackwell (HOU) 934
4. Gary Blair (BAY) 857
5. Arthur Whittington (SMETH) 789
6. Larry Isaac* (TXTECH) 739
7. Curtis Dickey (TXAM) 726
8. Billy Taylor* (TXTECH) 673
9. Earl Campbell (TX) 653
10. Lam Jones (TX) 624
11. Rodney Allison* (TXTECH) 612
12. Dyral Thomas (HOU) 543
13. Jerry Eckwood (AR) 494
14. Tennell Atkins (SMETH) 455
15. James Sykes (RICE) 435
  James Sykes (RICE) 435
17. Mark Jackson (BAY) 426
18. Danny Davis (HOU) 420
19. Bill Ball (SMETH) 394
20. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 385

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ben Cowins (AR) 6.3
2. Alois Blackwell (HOU) 6.2
3. Lam Jones (TX) 5.3
4. Curtis Dickey (TXAM) 5.1
5. Arthur Whittington (SMETH) 4.9
6. Dyral Thomas (HOU) 4.8
7. George Woodard (TXAM) 4.8
8. Earl Campbell (TX) 4.7
9. Larry Isaac* (TXTECH) 4.7
10. Billy Taylor* (TXTECH) 4.6
11. Michael Forrest (AR) 4.6
12. James Sykes (RICE) 4.3
  James Sykes (RICE) 4.3
14. John Housman (HOU) 4.3
15. Randy Love (HOU) 4.2
16. Tennell Atkins (SMETH) 4.2
17. Jerry Eckwood (AR) 4.0
18. Rodney Allison* (TXTECH) 4.0
19. Jimmy Williams* (TXTECH) 3.9
20. Billy Neal (RICE) 3.9

Receptions

1. James Sykes (RICE) 76
  James Sykes (RICE) 76
3. Doug Cunningham (RICE) 57
4. David Houser (RICE) 52
5. Tommy Davidson (BAY) 45
6. Mike Renfro (TXX) 42
7. Kenneth Roy (RICE) 40
8. Sammy Williams* (TXTECH) 35
9. Vernon Wells (TXX) 32
10. Eddie Foster (HOU) 26
11. Robert Fisher (SMETH) 23
12. Greg Hawthorne (BAY) 22
13. Gary Haack (TXAM) 21
14. Larry Isaac* (TXTECH) 20
  Audie Woods (TXX) 20
16. Robert Lavergne (HOU) 19
  Tony Accomando (TXX) 19
  Alfred Jackson (TX) 19
19. Billy Taylor* (TXTECH) 18
20. Don Bass (HOU) 17
  Emanuel Tolbert (SMETH) 17

Receiving Yards

1. David Houser (RICE) 931
2. Mike Renfro (TXX) 773
3. Doug Cunningham (RICE) 770
4. Sammy Williams* (TXTECH) 664
5. James Sykes (RICE) 653
  James Sykes (RICE) 653
7. Tommy Davidson (BAY) 559
8. Vernon Wells (TXX) 556
9. Eddie Foster (HOU) 524
10. Kenneth Roy (RICE) 487
11. Don Bass (HOU) 397
12. Emanuel Tolbert (SMETH) 371
13. Robert Fisher (SMETH) 369
14. Alfred Jackson (TX) 364
15. Greg Hawthorne (BAY) 321
16. Randall Teate (TXAM) 274
17. Gary Haack (TXAM) 265
18. Robert Lavergne (HOU) 246
19. Rickey Maddox (HOU) 244
20. Tom Ferguson (SMETH) 243

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Eddie Foster (HOU) 20.2
2. Sammy Williams* (TXTECH) 19.0
3. Mike Renfro (TXX) 18.4
4. David Houser (RICE) 17.9
5. Vernon Wells (TXX) 17.4
6. Robert Fisher (SMETH) 16.0
7. Greg Hawthorne (BAY) 14.6
8. Doug Cunningham (RICE) 13.5
9. Gary Haack (TXAM) 12.6
10. Tommy Davidson (BAY) 12.4
11. Kenneth Roy (RICE) 12.2
12. James Sykes (RICE) 8.6
  James Sykes (RICE) 8.6

Plays From Scrimmage

1. George Woodard (TXAM) 249
2. Gary Blair (BAY) 241
3. Ben Cowins (AR) 186
4. Larry Isaac* (TXTECH) 178
5. James Sykes (RICE) 176
  James Sykes (RICE) 176
7. Arthur Whittington (SMETH) 172
8. Billy Taylor* (TXTECH) 163
9. Mark Jackson (BAY) 162
10. Curtis Dickey (TXAM) 155
11. Rodney Allison* (TXTECH) 154
12. Alois Blackwell (HOU) 151
13. Danny Davis (HOU) 142
14. Earl Campbell (TX) 139
15. Jerry Eckwood (AR) 124
16. Lam Jones (TX) 121
17. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 120
18. Tennell Atkins (SMETH) 117
19. Dyral Thomas (HOU) 113
20. Tony Accomando (TXX) 107

Yards From Scrimmage

1. George Woodard (TXAM) 1317
2. Ben Cowins (AR) 1172
3. James Sykes (RICE) 1088
  James Sykes (RICE) 1088
5. Gary Blair (BAY) 978
6. Larry Isaac* (TXTECH) 945
7. Arthur Whittington (SMETH) 934
  Alois Blackwell (HOU) 934
9. David Houser (RICE) 931
10. Billy Taylor* (TXTECH) 891
11. Curtis Dickey (TXAM) 872
12. Mike Renfro (TXX) 783
13. Doug Cunningham (RICE) 770
14. Lam Jones (TX) 703
15. Earl Campbell (TX) 670
16. Sammy Williams* (TXTECH) 664
17. Rodney Allison* (TXTECH) 612
18. Tommy Davidson (BAY) 559
19. Vernon Wells (TXX) 556
20. Dyral Thomas (HOU) 547

Total Plays

1. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 562
2. Mark Jackson (BAY) 373
3. Rodney Allison* (TXTECH) 316
4. Danny Davis (HOU) 303
5. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 287
6. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 274
7. George Woodard (TXAM) 239
8. Gary Blair (BAY) 225
9. David Walker (TXAM) 192
10. Ben Cowins (AR) 183
11. Steve Bayuk (TXX) 167
12. Arthur Whittington (SMETH) 161
13. Larry Isaac* (TXTECH) 158
14. Alois Blackwell (HOU) 151
15. Billy Taylor* (TXTECH) 148
16. Curtis Dickey (TXAM) 146
17. Earl Campbell (TX) 138
18. Ron Calcagni (AR) 132
19. Jerry Eckwood (AR) 126
20. Lam Jones (TX) 120

Total Yards

1. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 3272
2. Rodney Allison* (TXTECH) 2263
3. Danny Davis (HOU) 1768
4. Mark Jackson (BAY) 1558
5. Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 1396
6. Jimmy Dan Elzner (TXX) 1242
7. Ben Cowins (AR) 1162
8. George Woodard (TXAM) 1153
9. David Walker (TXAM) 952
10. Alois Blackwell (HOU) 934
11. Gary Blair (BAY) 857
12. Steve Bayuk (TXX) 844
13. Curtis Dickey (TXAM) 795
14. Arthur Whittington (SMETH) 789
15. Larry Isaac* (TXTECH) 739
16. Billy Taylor* (TXTECH) 673
17. Earl Campbell (TX) 653
18. Lam Jones (TX) 645
19. Ron Calcagni (AR) 639
20. Jerry Eckwood (AR) 551

Total Yards Per Play

1. Tommy Kramer (RICE) 5.8