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1976 Southwest Conference Leaders

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Record: 53-46-3, .534 W-L% (7th 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 Completion Percentage

1. Tommy Kramer (Rice) 53.7
2. Mark Jackson (Baylor) 49.8
3. Danny Davis (Houston) 47.8
4. Jimmy Dan Elzner (Texas Christian) 44.8
5. Ricky Wesson (Southern Methodist) 44.8

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Danny Davis (Houston) 8.4
2. Tommy Kramer (Rice) 6.6
3. Ricky Wesson (Southern Methodist) 6.6
4. Jimmy Dan Elzner (Texas Christian) 6.1
5. Mark Jackson (Baylor) 5.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Danny Davis (Houston) 6.9
2. Tommy Kramer (Rice) 5.8
3. Ricky Wesson (Southern Methodist) 5.3
4. Mark Jackson (Baylor) 3.6
5. Jimmy Dan Elzner (Texas Christian) 2.7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Danny Davis (Houston) 128.3
2. Tommy Kramer (Rice) 115.6
3. Ricky Wesson (Southern Methodist) 106.7
4. Mark Jackson (Baylor) 93.8
5. Jimmy Dan Elzner (Texas Christian) 86.2

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Eddie Foster (Houston) 20.2
2. Sammy Williams* (Texas Tech) 19.0
3. Mike Renfro (Texas Christian) 18.4
4. David Houser (Rice) 17.9
5. Vernon Wells (Texas Christian) 17.4
6. Robert Fisher (Southern Methodist) 16.0
7. Greg Hawthorne (Baylor) 14.6
8. Doug Cunningham (Rice) 13.5
9. Gary Haack (Texas A&M) 12.6
10. Tommy Davidson (Baylor) 12.4
11. Kenneth Roy (Rice) 12.2
12. James Sykes (Rice) 8.6
  James Sykes (Rice) 8.6

Total Yards Per Play

1. Tommy Kramer (Rice) 5.8

Extra Point Attempts

1. Lennard Coplin (Houston) 38
2. Brian Hall* (Texas Tech) 37
3. Tony Franklin (Texas A&M) 32
4. Steve Little (Arkansas) 26
5. Lester Belrose (Baylor) 22
6. Russell Erxleben (Texas) 21
7. Wes Hansen (Rice) 20

Kickoff Return Yards

1. James Sykes (Rice) 462
  James Sykes (Rice) 462
3. Barnabas White (Arkansas) 256
4. Emmett King (Houston) 236
5. Ron Burns (Baylor) 234
6. Brian Nelson* (Texas Tech) 186
7. Darrell Smith (Texas A&M) 184
8. Raymond Clayborn (Texas) 156
9. David Houser (Rice) 139
10. Curtis Dickey (Texas A&M) 132
11. Gralyn Wyatt (Texas) 111
12. Steve Brothers (Baylor) 82
13. Godfrey Turner* (Texas Tech) 77
14. Ham Jones (Texas) 66
15. Guy Booker (Rice) 54
16. Billy Neal (Rice) 46
17. Paul Jette (Texas) 40
  Alois Blackwell (Houston) 40
19. Mike Lockett (Texas) 39
20. Larry Isaac* (Texas Tech) 34

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. James Sykes (Rice) 25.7