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1960 Big Eight Conference Leaders

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Record: 41-38-2, .519 W-L% (4th 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. Paul Sullivan (IAST) 8
  John Faiman (NE) 8
  Rodger McFarland (KS) 8
  Jim Johnson (MO) 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
  Ron Meade (NE) 14
  Jim Johnson (MO) 14
19. Rodger McFarland (KS) 11
  John Cooper (IAST) 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. Ron Blaylock (KSST) 6
  Pat Fischer (NE) 6
  Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 6
5. John Hadl (KS) 5
6. Ron Taylor (MO) 4
  John Solmos (KSST) 4
8. John Maisel (OKST) 3
  Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 3
  Jim Elliott (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. Ronnie Hartline (OK) 138
  Mel West (MO) 138
6. Chuck Weiss (CO) 108
  John Hadl (KS) 108
8. Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 104
9. Pat Fischer (NE) 97
10. Bill Thornton (NE) 96
11. Donnie Smith (MO) 86
  Curtis McClinton (KS) 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
  Norris Stevenson (MO) 5
  Dave Hoppmann (IAST) 5
  Chuck Weiss (CO) 5
9. Mel West (MO) 4
10. Norman Mailen (KS) 3
  Doyle Schick (KS) 3
  Gale Weidner (CO) 3
  Ed Mehrer (MO) 3
14. Chester Pittman (OKST) 2
  Jim Elliott (OKST) 2
  Frank Fink (CO) 2
  Ted Woods (CO) 2
  Dave Clayberg (IAST) 2
  J.W. Burden (IAST) 2
  Jim Jarrett (KS) 2

Receptions

1. Willis Crenshaw (KSST) 18
2. Dale Evans (KSST) 17
3. Don Webb (IAST) 13
4. Jerry Hillebrand (CO) 11
  Curtis McClinton (KS) 11
6. Danny LaRose (MO) 10
7. Bert Coan (KS) 9
8. Gary Henson (CO) 8
  Billy Meacham (OK) 8
  Darrell Elder (KSST) 8
11. Sam Simpson (KS) 7
  Mike McClellan (OK) 7
  Andy Graham (KS) 7
  Billy Dodson (OKST) 7
15. Clay White (NE) 6
  Tommy Jackson (OKST) 6
  Ronny Payne (OK) 6
  Ed Coleman (CO) 6
  Donnie Smith (MO) 6
20. Mickey Fitzgerald (IAST) 5
  Mike Deer (KS) 5
  Dave Rife (CO) 5
  Lonnie Buchner (OKST) 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. Ronny Payne (OK) 2
  Gary Henson (CO) 2
  Willis Crenshaw (KSST) 2
  Don Webb (IAST) 2
  Sam Simpson (KS) 2
  Danny LaRose (MO) 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. Chuck Weiss (CO) 110
  John Hadl (KS) 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. Ronnie Hartline (OK) 682
  Norris Stevenson (MO) 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. Ed Coleman (CO) 312
  Chester Pittman (OKST) 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. Doyle Schick (KS) 3
  Norman Mailen (KS) 3
  Gale Weidner (CO) 3
  Ed Mehrer (MO) 3
14. J.W. Burden (IAST) 2
  Danny LaRose (MO) 2
  Norman Beal (MO) 2
  Chester Pittman (OKST) 2
  Mickey Fitzgerald (IAST) 2
  Gary Henson (CO) 2
  Curtis McClinton (KS) 2
  Ronny Payne (OK) 2
  Tommy Jackson (OKST) 2
  Willis Crenshaw (KSST) 2
  Frank Fink (CO) 2
  Ted Woods (CO) 2
  Dave Clayberg (IAST) 2
  Don Webb (IAST) 2
  Jim Elliott (OKST) 2
  Sam Simpson (KS) 2
  Jim Jarrett (KS) 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. Norris Stevenson (MO) 5
  Chuck Weiss (CO) 5
  Ron Taylor (MO) 5
  Jim Dillard (OKST) 5
11. Mel West (MO) 4
12. Jimmy Carpenter (OK) 3
  Norman Mailen (KS) 3
  Ed Mehrer (MO) 3
  Doyle Schick (KS) 3
  John Solmos (KSST) 3
17. Jim Johnson (MO) 2
  Chester Pittman (OKST) 2
  Frank Fink (CO) 2
  Ted Woods (CO) 2
  Jim Elliott (OKST) 2
  Dave Clayberg (IAST) 2
  J.W. Burden (IAST) 2
  Jim Jarrett (KS) 2