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1980 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 54-50-0, .519 W-L% (5th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 8.23 (3rd of 14) ▪ SOS: 7.53 (3rd of 14)

Conference Champion: Baylor

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Arkansas, Houston and Texas)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Baylor and Southern Methodist)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Baylor 10 2 0 .833 8 0 0 1.000 26.4 13.3 16.16 5.16
Southern Methodist 8 4 0 .667 5 3 0 .625 27.0 16.0 15.14 6.23
Houston 7 5 0 .583 5 3 0 .625 19.7 15.1 11.28 8.19
Texas 7 5 0 .583 4 4 0 .500 22.3 17.8 11.06 7.39
Rice 5 6 0 .455 4 4 0 .500 15.9 19.5 5.53 8.44
Arkansas 7 5 0 .583 3 5 0 .375 22.7 19.7 8.47 6.13
Texas Tech 5 6 0 .455 3 5 0 .375 16.2 17.1 5.08 5.99
Texas A&M 4 7 0 .364 3 5 0 .375 14.0 23.5 4.17 10.35
Texas Christian 1 10 0 .091 1 7 0 .125 13.0 26.8 -2.80 9.84

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
Baylor         20 18 13 11 10 16 12 11 8 7 6 14
Southern Methodist           20     19 18 18   20 19 19 20
Arkansas 6 16 17 15 14 15 14 15                
Houston 8 9 18                          
Texas 10 6 7 7 5 3 3 2 12     20        

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1981-01-01 Cotton Bowl Alabama 30 Baylor 2 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1980-12-31 Bluebonnet Bowl North Carolina 16 Texas 7 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1980-12-27 Hall of Fame Classic Arkansas 34 Tulane 15 Hall of Fame Classic (Birmingham, AL)
1980-12-19 Holiday Bowl Brigham Young 46 Southern Methodist 45 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
1980-12-14 Garden State Bowl Houston 35 Navy 0 Garden State Bowl (East Rutherford, NJ)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Tom Jones (Arkansas) 56.0
2. Randy Hertel (Rice) 53.1
3. Donnie Little (Texas) 52.9
4. Steve Stamp (Texas Christian) 51.4
5. Ron Reeves (Texas Tech) 50.4
6. Mike Ford (Southern Methodist) 47.5
7. Jay Jeffrey* (Baylor) 44.2

Passing Yards

1. Steve Stamp (Texas Christian) 1830
2. Ron Reeves (Texas Tech) 1461
3. Randy Hertel (Rice) 1212
4. Tom Jones (Arkansas) 1161
5. Jay Jeffrey* (Baylor) 1151
6. Donnie Little (Texas) 1098
7. Mike Ford (Southern Methodist) 951
8. Rick McIvor (Texas) 751
9. Brent Chinn (Houston) 749
10. David Beal (Texas A&M) 671

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Steve Stamp (Texas Christian) 7.4
2. Donnie Little (Texas) 7.1
3. Tom Jones (Arkansas) 7.0
4. Ron Reeves (Texas Tech) 6.4
5. Jay Jeffrey* (Baylor) 6.4
6. Randy Hertel (Rice) 6.3
7. Mike Ford (Southern Methodist) 6.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tom Jones (Arkansas) 5.5
2. Steve Stamp (Texas Christian) 5.4
3. Randy Hertel (Rice) 5.2
4. Ron Reeves (Texas Tech) 5.2
5. Donnie Little (Texas) 4.8
6. Mike Ford (Southern Methodist) 4.5
7. Jay Jeffrey* (Baylor) 3.5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Steve Stamp (Texas Christian) 118.6
2. Tom Jones (Arkansas) 117.1
3. Randy Hertel (Rice) 114.0
4. Donnie Little (Texas) 110.1
5. Ron Reeves (Texas Tech) 108.5
6. Mike Ford (Southern Methodist) 100.4
7. Jay Jeffrey* (Baylor) 95.6

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Mike Whitwell (Texas A&M) 20.1
2. Phillip Epps (Texas Christian) 20.0
3. Lonell Phea (Houston) 18.4
4. Stanley Washington (Texas Christian) 17.7
5. Eric Herring (Houston) 16.0
6. Robert Holt* (Baylor) 15.8
7. Renie Baker (Texas Tech) 15.6
8. Jamie Harris (Texas Tech) 15.3
9. Hosea Fortune (Rice) 15.1
10. Bobby Stewart (Texas Christian) 15.0

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. John Simmons (Southern Methodist) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. John Simmons (Southern Methodist) 2