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Southwest Conference 1974 Football Highlights
Gordon Wilkison
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    Sports announcer Connie Alexander began calling Southwest Conference games on the radio in 1962. After Kern Tips' passing, he effectively became "the voice" of the conference, calling games through the 1970s as well as serving as narrator for highlight reels such as this one. 
    Texas Tech stuns Texas 26-3 in Lubbock
    SMU proves itself to be a legitimate title threat after defeating rival TCU 33-13 in Fort Worth
    Texas A&M remains undefeated in conference play after its 20-10 victory over Arkansas in College Station
    Baylor rallies from behind to defeat Texas Tech 17-10 at home
    The same day, SMU and Arkansas face off in one of the wildest games ever seen in the Southwest Conference
    Rice hands TCU its 10th straight loss, winning 26-14 in Houston
    After scoring two touchdowns within the first minute of play, Texas defeats Texas A&M 32-3 in Austin
    Freshman Earl Campbell runs for 129 yards 
    Baylor earns its first Southwest Conference Championship in 50 years after defeating Rice 24-3 in Waco
    Baylor quarterback Neal Jeffrey receives the Kern Tips Memorial Award from Senior Vice President of Exxon USA Carl Harrington in Dallas on December 13, 1974
    Outlook for the 1975 season
    Connie Alexander predicts that Campbell "may become one of the best runners in the history of the Southwest Conference"
    Preview of the University of Houston Cougars, who began playing football in the Southwest Conference in 1976
    Tel Ra Productions also produced yearly highlight films for various NFL teams as well as NFL championship games