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1984 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 55-47-2, .538 W-L% (7th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 3.54 (4th of 11) ▪ SOS: 2.34 (6th of 11)

Conference Champion: Houston and Southern Methodist

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Southern Methodist 10 2 0 .833 6 2 0 .750 27.3 16.5 10.72 0.81
Houston 7 5 0 .583 6 2 0 .750 22.2 22.3 3.48 3.23
Texas Christian 8 4 0 .667 5 3 0 .625 31.3 23.3 6.12 0.53
Arkansas 7 4 1 .625 5 3 0 .625 22.3 13.3 10.82 2.91
Texas 7 4 1 .625 5 3 0 .625 22.0 21.8 7.32 5.48
Baylor 5 6 0 .455 4 4 0 .500 22.5 23.7 2.95 4.41
Texas A&M 6 5 0 .545 3 5 0 .375 22.3 19.7 2.46 -0.54
Texas Tech 4 7 0 .364 2 6 0 .250 18.2 19.3 -0.93 0.89
Rice 1 10 0 .091 0 8 0 .000 19.4 34.7 -11.06 3.30

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/4 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
Southern Methodist 15 15 14 13 11 10 7 6 14 19 17 16 11 10 10 8
Texas 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 3 3 2 3 10 6 13 19  
Texas Christian                   20 15 12 17      

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1985-01-01 Cotton Bowl Boston College 45 Houston 28 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1984-12-31 Bluebonnet Bowl West Virginia 31 Texas Christian 14 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1984-12-29 Aloha Bowl Southern Methodist 27 Notre Dame 20 Aloha Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
1984-12-27 Liberty Bowl Auburn 21 Arkansas 15 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
1984-12-26 Freedom Bowl Iowa 55 Texas 17 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Don King (Southern Methodist) 52.5
2. Craig Stump (Texas A&M) 49.7
3. Gerald Landry (Houston) 48.1
4. Todd Dodge (Texas) 47.6
5. Tom Muecke (Baylor) 45.5
6. Kerry Overton (Rice) 43.2

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Don King (Southern Methodist) 9.0
2. Todd Dodge (Texas) 7.6
3. Tom Muecke (Baylor) 6.6
4. Gerald Landry (Houston) 6.4
5. Craig Stump (Texas A&M) 6.0
6. Kerry Overton (Rice) 5.9

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Don King (Southern Methodist) 8.4
2. Tom Muecke (Baylor) 5.0
3. Craig Stump (Texas A&M) 4.9
4. Todd Dodge (Texas) 4.6
5. Gerald Landry (Houston) 4.0
6. Kerry Overton (Rice) 3.7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Don King (Southern Methodist) 136.5
2. Todd Dodge (Texas) 110.8
3. Craig Stump (Texas A&M) 108.1
4. Tom Muecke (Baylor) 105.1
5. Gerald Landry (Houston) 103.3
6. Kerry Overton (Rice) 89.3

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. James Maness (Texas Christian) 21.8
2. Ron Morris (Southern Methodist) 20.5
3. Keith Lewis (Rice) 18.9
4. William Harris (Texas) 18.7
5. Glenn Pruitt (Baylor) 18.3
6. Jimmy Teal (Texas A&M) 18.0
7. James Shibest (Arkansas) 17.8
8. Billy Boy Bryant (Texas) 16.8
9. Dan Sharp (Texas Christian) 14.2
10. Carl Hilton (Houston) 13.6