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1983 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 48-49-5, .495 W-L% (11th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -1.36 (7th of 11) ▪ SOS: -0.82 (7th of 11)

Conference Champion: Texas

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Southern Methodist and Texas)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Southern Methodist and Texas)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Texas 11 1 0 .917 8 0 0 1.000 24.1 9.5 14.02 1.10
Southern Methodist 10 2 0 .833 7 1 0 .875 22.8 11.4 7.65 -3.01
Baylor 7 4 1 .625 4 3 1 .563 28.3 22.2 4.21 -0.46
Texas A&M 5 5 1 .500 4 3 1 .563 19.8 15.8 0.83 -1.44
Arkansas 6 5 0 .545 4 4 0 .500 18.5 15.6 0.96 -1.31
Texas Tech 3 7 1 .318 3 4 1 .438 14.5 23.0 -7.36 0.00
Houston 4 7 0 .364 3 5 0 .375 20.5 26.7 -7.40 -0.31
Texas Christian 1 8 2 .182 1 6 1 .188 15.8 22.9 -7.97 -0.88
Rice 1 10 0 .091 0 8 0 .000 9.5 30.3 -17.21 -1.03

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/5 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 12/5 Final
Texas 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 5
Southern Methodist 19 15 18 18 13 13 12 9 10 8 7 6 6 6 6 12
Baylor                             20  

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1984-01-02 Cotton Bowl Georgia 10 Texas 9 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1983-12-31 Bluebonnet Bowl Oklahoma State 24 Baylor 14 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1983-12-24 Sun Bowl Alabama 28 Southern Methodist 7 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Cody Carlson (Baylor) 54.4
2. Brad Taylor (Arkansas) 54.1
3. Kevin Murray (Texas A&M) 53.0
4. Anthony Sciaraffa (Texas Christian) 51.9
5. Jim Hart (Texas Tech) 50.0
6. Phillip Money (Rice) 49.2
7. Lance McIlhenny (Southern Methodist) 47.5

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Cody Carlson (Baylor) 8.3
2. Lance McIlhenny (Southern Methodist) 7.0
3. Brad Taylor (Arkansas) 6.4
4. Anthony Sciaraffa (Texas Christian) 6.1
5. Kevin Murray (Texas A&M) 5.7
6. Phillip Money (Rice) 3.6
7. Jim Hart (Texas Tech) 3.6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Cody Carlson (Baylor) 143.0
2. Lance McIlhenny (Southern Methodist) 125.2
3. Brad Taylor (Arkansas) 119.5
4. Kevin Murray (Texas A&M) 116.4
5. Anthony Sciaraffa (Texas Christian) 113.9
6. Jim Hart (Texas Tech) 93.8
7. Phillip Money (Rice) 93.0

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. James Maness (Texas Christian) 18.6
2. Bruce Davis (Baylor) 18.0
3. Ron Morris (Southern Methodist) 16.8
4. Gerald McNeil (Baylor) 16.7
5. Leonard Harris (Texas Tech) 14.5
6. Ricky Askew (Rice) 13.5
7. Dan Sharp (Texas Christian) 13.4
8. Shea Walker (Texas A&M) 13.1
9. Carl Hilton (Houston) 12.9
10. Bobby Joe Edmonds (Arkansas) 12.8

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Leonard Harris (Texas Tech) 356
2. Bruce Davis (Baylor) 301
3. Carl Miller (Arkansas) 300
4. Anthony Ketchum (Houston) 296
5. Charles Simpson (Texas Tech) 213
6. Blanford Paul (Texas Christian) 193
7. Marc Scott (Rice) 182
8. Tony Burnett (Rice) 173
9. Earl Allen (Houston) 157
10. Kelvin Epps (Texas) 150