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1978 Southwest Conference Leaders

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Record: 53-48-2, .524 W-L% (5th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 11.34 (1st of 14) ▪ SOS: 10.69 (1st of 14)

Conference Champion: Houston

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Mike Ford (Southern Methodist) 57.6
2. Randy Hertel (Rice) 55.9
3. Danny Davis (Houston) 49.0
4. Ron Reeves (Texas Tech) 47.8
5. Steve Smith (Baylor) 47.4
6. Steve Bayuk (Texas Christian) 47.3

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Ford (Southern Methodist) 7.7
2. Ron Reeves (Texas Tech) 7.4
3. Danny Davis (Houston) 6.8
4. Steve Smith (Baylor) 6.5
5. Randy Hertel (Rice) 6.0
6. Steve Bayuk (Texas Christian) 4.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ron Reeves (Texas Tech) 6.3
2. Mike Ford (Southern Methodist) 5.9
3. Danny Davis (Houston) 5.9
4. Randy Hertel (Rice) 5.1
5. Steve Smith (Baylor) 4.0
6. Steve Bayuk (Texas Christian) 1.4

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Mike Ford (Southern Methodist) 125.1
2. Ron Reeves (Texas Tech) 118.7
3. Danny Davis (Houston) 116.2
4. Randy Hertel (Rice) 112.7
5. Steve Smith (Baylor) 103.2
6. Steve Bayuk (Texas Christian) 76.0

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Leonard Mitchell (Houston) 2
  David Hill (Southern Methodist) 2