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1975 Year Summary

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National Champion: Oklahoma (AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Archie Griffin (Ohio State)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Woody Hayes (Ohio State)

AP Preseason #1: Oklahoma ▪ AP Final #1: Oklahoma

Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Overall Bowls SRS Polls
Rk Conference Schs G W L T Pct G W L T Pct SRS SOS Pre Final Champion
1 Big Eight Conference 8 92 57 35 0 .620 4 1 3 0 .250 13.09 9.81 2 3 Nebraska
Oklahoma
2 Southeastern Conference 10 114 64 46 4 .579 3 1 2 0 .333 9.18 6.55 4 2 Alabama
3 Southwest Conference 8 91 46 43 2 .516 3 2 1 0 .667 8.84 8.24 3 3 Arkansas
Texas
Texas A&M
4 Pacific-8 Conference 8 90 44 44 2 .500 2 2 0 0 1.000 6.61 7.01 3 3 California
UCLA
5 Big Ten Conference 10 112 53 55 4 .491 2 0 2 0 .000 5.93 6.48 3 2 Ohio State
6 Western Athletic Conference 8 89 43 46 0 .483 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.46 0.91 1 2 Arizona State
7 Atlantic Coast Conference 7 79 29 45 5 .399 2 1 1 0 .500 -1.12 2.61 2 1 Maryland
8 Southland Conference 6 65 37 28 0 .569 0 0 0 0 -1.21 -4.45 0 0 Arkansas State
9 Independent 37 405 192 208 5 .480 4 2 2 0 .500 -2.65 -2.07 2 3
10 Pacific Coast Athletic Association 6 67 36 30 1 .545 0 0 0 0 -2.67 -4.28 0 0 San Jose State
11 Mid-American Conference 9 100 54 44 2 .550 1 1 0 0 1.000 -4.76 -6.21 0 1 Miami (OH)
12 Southern Conference 7 77 37 39 1 .487 0 0 0 0 -5.34 -5.56 0 0 Richmond
13 Ivy Group 8 72 35 35 2 .500 0 0 0 0 -8.11 -8.75 0 0 Harvard
14 Missouri Valley Conference 5 55 23 32 0 .418 0 0 0 0 -8.76 -6.43 0 0 Tulsa

AP Poll Summary

School Conf 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 Final
Oklahoma Big 8 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 6 7 3 3 1
Arizona State WAC     18 13 14 11 11 11 10 10 8 8 8 7 2
Alabama SEC 2 13 14 11 9 7 6 6 6 5 5 5 4 4 3
Ohio State Big Ten 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 4
UCLA Pac-8 14 16 12 10 13   18 19 13   19 14 14 11 5
Texas SWC 11 12 8 6 7 5 8 8 8 7 7 6 5 9 6
Arkansas SWC 19   16       20         19 19 18 7
Michigan Big Ten 3 2 2 9 12 8 7 7 7 6 4 4 6 5 8
Nebraska Big 8 7 6 6 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 2 2 7 6 9
Penn State Ind 6 10 7 12 10 9 9 9 9 8 11 10 10 8 10
Texas A&M SWC 9 8 11 8 6 6 5 5 5 4 3 3 2 2 11
Miami (OH) MAC     19     20     19 17 16 16 16 16 12
Maryland ACC 17 14   20     19 18 14 16   20 17 17 13
California Pac-8                   18 15 13 11 14 14
Pittsburgh Ind   18 15         17   20   17   20 15
Colorado Big 8         19 13 12 10 16 14 10 9 9 10 16
Southern California Pac-8 5 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 4 9 13       17
Arizona WAC 16 17 17 15 17 17 13 13 17 15 12 11 12 15 18
Georgia SEC                     20 15 15 12 19
West Virginia Ind     20 14 11 10                 20
School Conf 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 Final
Auburn SEC 8 7                          
Baylor SWC         18                    
Florida SEC 15 19 13 19 20 18 14 12 11 11 14 12 13 13  
Kansas Big 8                     17   18 19  
Michigan State Big Ten 12 11       15 17 16              
Missouri Big 8   5 5 5 5 12 10 15 12 19 18 18      
North Carolina State ACC 13 15                          
Notre Dame Ind 10 9 9 7 8 15 15 14 15 12 9        
Oklahoma State Big 8       17 15 14     19            
San Diego State PCAA                 18 13          
San Jose State PCAA                         20    
South Carolina Ind               20              
Stanford Pac-8 20     18                      
Tennessee SEC 18 20 10 16 16 19 16                

Year Leaders

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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Jim Kubacki (Harvard) 147.6
2. Bruce Hill (Arizona) 140.5
3. Gifford Nielsen (Brigham Young) 140.3
4. Joe Roth (California) 139.9
5. Jeff Grantz* (South Carolina) 139.5
6. Gene Swick (Toledo) 137.8
7. Clyde Walker (Florida State) 133.0
8. David Williams (Colorado) 130.1
9. Mike Kruczek (Boston College) 126.8
10. Jeb Blount (Tulsa) 126.0

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Kelvin Kirk (Dayton) 24.5
2. Wesley Walker (California) 23.3
3. Mike Barber (Louisiana Tech) 23.1
4. Jim Smith* (Michigan) 23.0
5. Mark Twitty (Rutgers) 22.7
6. Tom Fleming (Dartmouth) 21.8
7. Craig Brantley (Clemson) 21.6
8. Henry Marshall (Missouri) 21.5
9. John Van Der Wouden (Brigham Young) 21.4
10. Mike Andress (Ball State) 20.9