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1961 Rice Owls Stats

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Record: 7-4, .636 W-L% (34th of 111) ▪ Rank: 17th in Final AP Poll
Conference: SWC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jess Neely (7-4)

PS/G: 16.6 (48th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 14.4 (55th of 111)
SRS: 12.41 (17th of 111) ▪ SOS: 10.69 (4th of 111)

Bowl Game: Lost Bluebonnet Bowl 33-7 versus Kansas

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 11 5.6 12.4 45.6 73.9 0.7 40.1 142.4 3.6 1.4
Defense 11 8.4 17.8 46.9 97.1 0.6 44.0 143.6 3.3 0.9
Difference -2.8 -5.4 -1.3 -23.2 +0.1 -3.9 -1.2 +0.3 +0.5

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Randall Kerbow 37 79 46.8 505 6.4 3.7 3 6 97.9
2 Billy Cox 23 52 44.2 287 5.5 6.6 5 1 118.5

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Roland Jackson 88 415 4.7 5 1 47 47.0 1 89 462 5.2 6
2 Randall Kerbow 72 249 3.5 2 72 249 3.5 2
3 Butch Blume 55 308 5.6 5 8 77 9.6 1 63 385 6.1 6
4 Bob Wayt 48 152 3.2 1 8 96 12.0 1 56 248 4.4 2
5 Billy Cox 35 -33 -0.9 0 35 -33 -0.9 0
6 Jerry Candler 34 145 4.3 0 2 18 9.0 0 36 163 4.5 0
7 Mike Bowen 29 82 2.8 3 29 82 2.8 3
8 Gary Poage 26 99 3.8 0 9 96 10.7 1 35 195 5.6 1
9 Spencer Brown 23 79 3.4 0 4 57 14.3 1 27 136 5.0 1
10 Lonnie Caddell 22 77 3.5 0 1 3 3.0 0 23 80 3.5 0
11 Gene Raesz 8 112 14.0 2 8 112 14.0 2
12 Johnny Burrell 7 133 19.0 1 7 133 19.0 1
13 Ronny Schultz 6 82 13.7 0 6 82 13.7 0
14 Jerry Kelley 3 42 14.0 0 3 42 14.0 0
15 John Sylvester 2 24 12.0 1 2 24 12.0 1
16 Tommy Rees 2 18 9.0 0 2 18 9.0 0