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1987 Southwest Conference Year Summary

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Record: 49-41-2, .543 W-L% (4th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.61 (5th of 10) ▪ SOS: 1.59 (6th of 10)

Conference Champion: Texas A&M

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Texas A&M 10 2 0 .833 6 1 0 .857 26.1 14.0 14.25 2.59
Arkansas 9 4 0 .692 5 2 0 .714 23.1 16.8 7.87 0.79
Texas 7 5 0 .583 5 2 0 .714 27.9 27.0 5.78 4.61
Texas Tech 6 4 1 .591 3 3 1 .500 28.6 24.2 2.29 0.57
Baylor 6 5 0 .545 3 4 0 .429 20.1 20.7 -2.03 -1.22
Texas Christian 5 6 0 .455 3 4 0 .429 23.7 20.5 3.28 1.37
Houston 4 6 1 .409 2 4 1 .357 25.8 26.5 0.84 1.38
Rice 2 9 0 .182 0 7 0 .000 21.5 38.8 -11.41 2.59

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
Texas A&M 15     16 15         20 19 16 15 15 13 10
Arkansas 12 13 12 10   20 15       20          

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1988-01-01 Cotton Bowl Texas A&M 35 Notre Dame 10 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1987-12-31 Bluebonnet Bowl Texas 32 Pittsburgh 27 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1987-12-29 Liberty Bowl Georgia 20 Arkansas 17 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. David Dacus (Houston) 57.7
2. Brad Goebel (Baylor) 51.8
3. Bret Stafford (Texas) 51.0
4. David Rascoe (Texas Christian) 50.9
5. Billy Joe Tolliver (Texas Tech) 49.5
6. Quentis Roper (Rice) 48.1
7. Mark Comalander (Rice) 47.7

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Billy Joe Tolliver (Texas Tech) 7.3
2. Brad Goebel (Baylor) 7.1
3. David Rascoe (Texas Christian) 6.4
4. David Dacus (Houston) 6.4
5. Quentis Roper (Rice) 5.6
6. Mark Comalander (Rice) 5.6
7. Bret Stafford (Texas) 5.3

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Brad Goebel (Baylor) 6.0
2. David Dacus (Houston) 5.4
3. Billy Joe Tolliver (Texas Tech) 5.0
4. Quentis Roper (Rice) 4.1
5. David Rascoe (Texas Christian) 4.1
6. Bret Stafford (Texas) 3.5
7. Mark Comalander (Rice) 3.5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Brad Goebel (Baylor) 113.7
2. David Dacus (Houston) 113.3
3. Billy Joe Tolliver (Texas Tech) 109.0
4. David Rascoe (Texas Christian) 106.9
5. Quentis Roper (Rice) 94.6
6. Bret Stafford (Texas) 94.3
7. Mark Comalander (Rice) 93.1

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Wayne Walker (Texas Tech) 20.6
2. Darrell Goolsby (Rice) 15.2
3. Tony Jones (Texas) 15.1
4. Eddy Anderson (Texas Tech) 15.0
5. Greg Anderson (Baylor) 14.0
6. Mike Boudousquie (Rice) 13.1
7. Jarrod Delaney (Texas Christian) 12.3
8. Gabriel Johnson (Texas) 11.7
9. Kimble Anders (Houston) 11.6
10. James Dixon (Houston) 11.2

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Rod Harris (Texas A&M) 2

Kickoff Return Yards

1. James Dixon (Houston) 903
2. Quentis Roper (Rice) 438
3. Rod Harris (Texas A&M) 329
4. Reggie Davis (Texas Christian) 252
5. Wayne Walker (Texas Tech) 246
6. James Rouse (Arkansas) 244
7. Tony Jones (Texas) 216
8. Eric Metcalf (Texas) 202
9. Martin (Baylor) 196
10. Chris Nixon (Rice) 195

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Johnny Jackson (Houston) 3
2. Randy Thornton (Houston) 2
  Robert Blackmon (Baylor) 2
  John Hagy (Texas) 2