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1959 Big Seven Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 36-35-0, .507 W-L% (7th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 5.37 (5th of 12) ▪ SOS: 4.95 (5th of 12)

Conference Champion: Oklahoma

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Oklahoma)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Missouri and Oklahoma)

  • Plsyers sorted by Yds/Att (minimum 6.25 Att/G).
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16 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Ronnie Hartline Oklahoma 85 487 5.7 85 487 5.7 0
2 Carroll Zaruba Nebraska 82 463 5.6 2 23 11.5 2 84 486 5.8 2
3 Tom Watkins Iowa State 161 843 5.2 7 2 32 16.0 0 163 875 5.4 7
4 Prentice Gautt Oklahoma 130 674 5.2 130 674 5.2 0
5 Curtis McClinton Kansas 91 472 5.2 6 87 14.5 2 97 559 5.8 2
6 Donnie Smith Missouri 74 377 5.1 8 121 15.1 1 82 498 6.1 1
7 John Hadl Kansas 68 348 5.1 7 126 18.0 1 75 474 6.3 1
8 Doyle Schick Kansas 64 306 4.8 64 306 4.8 0
9 Mel West Missouri 122 556 4.6 7 51 7.3 0 129 607 4.7 0
10 Dwight Nichols Iowa State 207 749 3.6 9 207 749 3.6 9
11 Bobby Boyd Oklahoma 144 508 3.5 144 508 3.5 0
12 Dale Evans Kansas State 70 245 3.5 23 224 9.7 3 93 469 5.0 3
13 Pat Fischer Nebraska 87 300 3.4 4 48 12.0 1 91 348 3.8 1
14 Dave Rife Colorado 96 275 2.9 2 11 129 11.7 0 107 404 3.8 2
15 Robert Haas Missouri 88 208 2.4 88 208 2.4 0
16 Harry Tolly Nebraska 68 145 2.1 68 145 2.1 0