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1960 Big Eight Conference Leaders

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Record: 41-38-2, .519 W-L% (7th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 8.16 (4th of 12) ▪ SOS: 7.83 (3rd of 12)

Conference Champion: Missouri

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Gale Weidner (CO) 45
2. John Hadl (KS) 43
3. John Solmos (KSST) 32
4. Ron Blaylock (KSST) 28
5. Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 25
6. Ron Taylor (MO) 23
7. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 17
8. John Maisel (OKST) 10
  Jim Elliott (OKST) 10
10. Pat Fischer (NE) 9
11. Jim Johnson (MO) 8
  Rodger McFarland (KS) 8
  John Faiman (NE) 8
  Paul Sullivan (IAST) 8
15. Frank Montera (CO) 7
16. Bennett Watts (OK) 5
  Bob Cornell (OK) 5
  John Cooper (IAST) 5
19. Ron Meade (NE) 4
20. Donnie Smith (MO) 3

Pass Attempts

1. Gale Weidner (CO) 111
2. John Hadl (KS) 87
3. John Solmos (KSST) 83
4. Ron Blaylock (KSST) 76
5. Ron Taylor (MO) 44
6. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 40
  Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 40
8. Pat Fischer (NE) 35
9. Jim Elliott (OKST) 30
10. Frank Montera (CO) 24
11. John Faiman (NE) 21
12. Bennett Watts (OK) 20
13. John Maisel (OKST) 19
14. Ron Holliday (OKST) 16
15. Paul Sullivan (IAST) 15
16. Donnie Smith (MO) 14
  Jim Johnson (MO) 14
  Ron Meade (NE) 14
19. John Cooper (IAST) 11
  Rodger McFarland (KS) 11

Passing Yards

1. Gale Weidner (CO) 732
2. John Hadl (KS) 566
3. John Solmos (KSST) 378
4. Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 357
5. Ron Taylor (MO) 302
6. Ron Blaylock (KSST) 262
7. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 214
8. Pat Fischer (NE) 161
9. Jim Johnson (MO) 143
10. John Faiman (NE) 125
11. Paul Sullivan (IAST) 124
12. John Cooper (IAST) 107
13. Rodger McFarland (KS) 100
14. Jim Elliott (OKST) 90
15. John Maisel (OKST) 87
16. Bob Cornell (OK) 86
17. Frank Montera (CO) 84
18. Bennett Watts (OK) 78
19. Ron Holliday (OKST) 63
20. Donnie Smith (MO) 53

Passing Touchdowns

1. Ron Taylor (MO) 4
2. John Solmos (KSST) 3
  John Hadl (KS) 3
  Gale Weidner (CO) 3
  Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 3
  Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 3

Passing Interceptions

1. Gale Weidner (CO) 7
2. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 6
  Pat Fischer (NE) 6
  Ron Blaylock (KSST) 6
5. John Hadl (KS) 5
6. Ron Taylor (MO) 4
  John Solmos (KSST) 4
8. Jim Elliott (OKST) 3
  Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 3
  John Maisel (OKST) 3
  John Cooper (IAST) 3
  Jim Johnson (MO) 3
13. Billy Meacham (OK) 2
  Bennett Watts (OK) 2

Rush Attempts

1. Tom Watkins (IAST) 163
2. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 161
3. Jim Dillard (OKST) 153
4. Mel West (MO) 138
  Ronnie Hartline (OK) 138
6. John Hadl (KS) 108
  Chuck Weiss (CO) 108
8. Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 104
9. Pat Fischer (NE) 97
10. Bill Thornton (NE) 96
11. Curtis McClinton (KS) 86
  Donnie Smith (MO) 86
13. Norris Stevenson (MO) 85
14. Doyle Schick (KS) 76
15. Bert Coan (KS) 73
16. Tommy Jackson (OKST) 67
17. Jerry Steffen (CO) 66
18. Ron Taylor (MO) 65
19. Ted Woods (CO) 64
20. Ron Blaylock (KSST) 59

Rushing Yards

1. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 844
2. Tom Watkins (IAST) 688
3. Ronnie Hartline (OK) 682
4. Mel West (MO) 650
5. Jim Dillard (OKST) 631
6. Norris Stevenson (MO) 610
7. Bert Coan (KS) 488
8. Bill Thornton (NE) 422
9. Chuck Weiss (CO) 391
10. Curtis McClinton (KS) 389
11. Pat Fischer (NE) 381
12. John Hadl (KS) 375
13. Donnie Smith (MO) 357
14. Chester Pittman (OKST) 312
15. Mike McClellan (OK) 295
16. Tommy Jackson (OKST) 268
17. Jerry Steffen (CO) 256
18. Ed Coleman (CO) 245
19. Ted Woods (CO) 244
20. Doyle Schick (KS) 242

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Norris Stevenson (MO) 7.2
2. Bert Coan (KS) 6.7
3. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 5.2
4. Ronnie Hartline (OK) 4.9
5. Mel West (MO) 4.7
6. Curtis McClinton (KS) 4.5
7. Bill Thornton (NE) 4.4
8. Tom Watkins (IAST) 4.2
9. Donnie Smith (MO) 4.2
10. Jim Dillard (OKST) 4.1
11. Tommy Jackson (OKST) 4.0
12. Pat Fischer (NE) 3.9
13. Jerry Steffen (CO) 3.9
14. Ted Woods (CO) 3.8
15. Chuck Weiss (CO) 3.6
16. John Hadl (KS) 3.5
17. Doyle Schick (KS) 3.2
18. Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 1.7

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Donnie Smith (MO) 11
2. Tom Watkins (IAST) 9
3. Bert Coan (KS) 8
4. John Hadl (KS) 7
5. Jim Dillard (OKST) 5
  Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 5
  Norris Stevenson (MO) 5
  Chuck Weiss (CO) 5
9. Mel West (MO) 4
10. Gale Weidner (CO) 3
  Norman Mailen (KS) 3
  Ed Mehrer (MO) 3
  Doyle Schick (KS) 3
14. Jim Jarrett (KS) 2
  Chester Pittman (OKST) 2
  Frank Fink (CO) 2
  Ted Woods (CO) 2
  Dave Clayberg (IAST) 2
  Jim Elliott (OKST) 2
  J.W. Burden (IAST) 2

Receptions

1. Willis Crenshaw (KSST) 18
2. Dale Evans (KSST) 17
3. Don Webb (IAST) 13
4. Curtis McClinton (KS) 11
  Jerry Hillebrand (CO) 11
6. Danny LaRose (MO) 10
7. Bert Coan (KS) 9
8. Darrell Elder (KSST) 8
  Billy Meacham (OK) 8
  Gary Henson (CO) 8
11. Billy Dodson (OKST) 7
  Sam Simpson (KS) 7
  Mike McClellan (OK) 7
  Andy Graham (KS) 7
15. Clay White (NE) 6
  Donnie Smith (MO) 6
  Ed Coleman (CO) 6
  Ronny Payne (OK) 6
  Tommy Jackson (OKST) 6
20. Dave Rife (CO) 5
  Mike Deer (KS) 5
  Lonnie Buchner (OKST) 5
  Mickey Fitzgerald (IAST) 5

Receiving Yards

1. Jerry Hillebrand (CO) 218
2. Gary Henson (CO) 206
3. Dale Evans (KSST) 205
4. Don Webb (IAST) 203
5. Willis Crenshaw (KSST) 190
6. Curtis McClinton (KS) 184
7. Danny LaRose (MO) 151
8. Ronny Payne (OK) 140
9. Bert Coan (KS) 133
10. Tommy Jackson (OKST) 110
11. Mickey Fitzgerald (IAST) 92
12. Darrell Elder (KSST) 87
  Mike McClellan (OK) 87
14. Billy Meacham (OK) 86
15. Andy Graham (KS) 81
16. Sam Simpson (KS) 80
17. Dave Rife (CO) 73
18. Clay White (NE) 72
  Norris Stevenson (MO) 72
20. Ed Coleman (CO) 67

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Gary Henson (CO) 2
  Danny LaRose (MO) 2
  Willis Crenshaw (KSST) 2
  Ronny Payne (OK) 2
  Don Webb (IAST) 2
  Sam Simpson (KS) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Tom Watkins (IAST) 164
2. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 161
3. Jim Dillard (OKST) 156
4. Mel West (MO) 140
5. Ronnie Hartline (OK) 138
6. John Hadl (KS) 110
  Chuck Weiss (CO) 110
8. Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 104
9. Bill Thornton (NE) 99
10. Pat Fischer (NE) 97
  Curtis McClinton (KS) 97
12. Donnie Smith (MO) 92
13. Norris Stevenson (MO) 88
14. Bert Coan (KS) 82
15. Doyle Schick (KS) 76
16. Tommy Jackson (OKST) 73
17. Ted Woods (CO) 67
18. Billy Meacham (OK) 66
  Jerry Steffen (CO) 66
20. Ron Taylor (MO) 65

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 844
2. Tom Watkins (IAST) 696
3. Norris Stevenson (MO) 682
  Ronnie Hartline (OK) 682
5. Mel West (MO) 674
6. Jim Dillard (OKST) 656
7. Bert Coan (KS) 621
8. Curtis McClinton (KS) 573
9. Bill Thornton (NE) 443
10. Donnie Smith (MO) 420
11. John Hadl (KS) 393
12. Chuck Weiss (CO) 392
13. Mike McClellan (OK) 382
14. Pat Fischer (NE) 381
15. Tommy Jackson (OKST) 378
16. Chester Pittman (OKST) 312
  Ed Coleman (CO) 312
18. Dave Rife (CO) 308
19. Billy Meacham (OK) 290
20. Ted Woods (CO) 269

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Donnie Smith (MO) 11
2. Bert Coan (KS) 9
  Tom Watkins (IAST) 9
4. John Hadl (KS) 7
5. Norris Stevenson (MO) 6
6. Jim Dillard (OKST) 5
  Mel West (MO) 5
  Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 5
  Chuck Weiss (CO) 5
10. Norman Mailen (KS) 3
  Gale Weidner (CO) 3
  Ed Mehrer (MO) 3
  Doyle Schick (KS) 3
14. Norman Beal (MO) 2
  Sam Simpson (KS) 2
  Jim Elliott (OKST) 2
  J.W. Burden (IAST) 2
  Jim Jarrett (KS) 2
  Mickey Fitzgerald (IAST) 2
  Curtis McClinton (KS) 2
  Gary Henson (CO) 2
  Chester Pittman (OKST) 2
  Willis Crenshaw (KSST) 2
  Ronny Payne (OK) 2
  Tommy Jackson (OKST) 2
  Frank Fink (CO) 2
  Ted Woods (CO) 2
  Don Webb (IAST) 2
  Dave Clayberg (IAST) 2
  Danny LaRose (MO) 2

Total Plays

1. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 201
2. John Hadl (KS) 195
3. Tom Watkins (IAST) 163
4. Jim Dillard (OKST) 153
5. Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 144
6. Mel West (MO) 138
  Ronnie Hartline (OK) 138
8. Ron Blaylock (KSST) 135
9. Gale Weidner (CO) 134
10. Pat Fischer (NE) 132
11. John Solmos (KSST) 127
12. Ron Taylor (MO) 109
13. Chuck Weiss (CO) 108
14. Donnie Smith (MO) 100
15. Bill Thornton (NE) 96
16. Curtis McClinton (KS) 86
17. Norris Stevenson (MO) 85
  Jim Elliott (OKST) 85
19. Bert Coan (KS) 77
20. Doyle Schick (KS) 76

Total Yards

1. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 1058
2. John Hadl (KS) 941
3. Gale Weidner (CO) 717
4. Tom Watkins (IAST) 688
5. Ronnie Hartline (OK) 682
6. Mel West (MO) 650
7. Jim Dillard (OKST) 631
8. Norris Stevenson (MO) 610
9. Pat Fischer (NE) 542
10. Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 537
11. Bert Coan (KS) 520
12. John Solmos (KSST) 480
13. Bill Thornton (NE) 422
14. Donnie Smith (MO) 410
15. Chuck Weiss (CO) 391
16. Curtis McClinton (KS) 389
17. Ron Taylor (MO) 342
18. Ron Blaylock (KSST) 338
19. Chester Pittman (OKST) 312
20. Mike McClellan (OK) 303

Total Touchdowns

1. Donnie Smith (MO) 12
2. John Hadl (KS) 10
3. Tom Watkins (IAST) 9
4. Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 8
  Bert Coan (KS) 8
6. Gale Weidner (CO) 6
7. Jim Dillard (OKST) 5
  Ron Taylor (MO) 5
  Norris Stevenson (MO) 5
  Chuck Weiss (CO) 5
11. Mel West (MO) 4
12. Norman Mailen (KS) 3
  Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 3
  Ed Mehrer (MO) 3
  John Solmos (KSST) 3
  Doyle Schick (KS) 3
17. Jim Jarrett (KS) 2
  Jim Johnson (MO) 2
  Chester Pittman (OKST) 2
  Frank Fink (CO) 2
  Ted Woods (CO) 2
  Dave Clayberg (IAST) 2
  Jim Elliott (OKST) 2
  J.W. Burden (IAST) 2