Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  >  > Leaders

1971 Big Eight Conference Leaders

Previous Year ▪ Next Year

Record: 56-36-1, .608 W-L% (3rd of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 13.37 (1st of 13) ▪ SOS: 10.04 (1st of 13)

Conference Champion: Nebraska

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Nebraska and Oklahoma)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Colorado, Nebraska and Oklahoma)

Conference Leaders

Read more about our data coverage. ▪ An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.

Pass Completions

1. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 157
2. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 154
3. Dean Carlson (IAST) 141
4. Ken Johnson (CO) 64
  Dave Jaynes (KS) 64
6. Chuck Roper (MO) 62
7. Tony Pounds (OKST) 56
8. Ed Johndrow (MO) 49
9. Dan Heck (KS) 39
10. Brent Blackman (OKST) 33
11. Jack Mildren* (OK) 32
12. Van Brownson* (NE) 16
13. George Amundson (IAST) 11
  Joe Duenas (CO) 11
15. Dick Graham (OKST) 7
  Mike Farmer (MO) 7
  John Venturi (MO) 7
18. Gene Nichol (OKST) 5
19. Mike Fontanini (IAST) 3
  James Stokely* (OK) 3
  Dave Robertson* (OK) 3

Pass Attempts

1. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 333
2. Dean Carlson (IAST) 285
3. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 258
4. Ken Johnson (CO) 163
5. Dave Jaynes (KS) 137
6. Tony Pounds (OKST) 133
7. Chuck Roper (MO) 131
8. Ed Johndrow (MO) 112
9. Dan Heck (KS) 86
10. Brent Blackman (OKST) 72
11. Jack Mildren* (OK) 68
12. Van Brownson* (NE) 40
13. Joe Duenas (CO) 26
14. George Amundson (IAST) 23
15. Mike Farmer (MO) 20
16. Dick Graham (OKST) 18
17. Gene Nichol (OKST) 17
  John Venturi (MO) 17
19. Dave Robertson* (OK) 6
  James Stokely* (OK) 6

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 59.7
2. Dean Carlson (IAST) 49.5
3. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 47.1
4. Ken Johnson (CO) 39.3

Passing Yards

1. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 2178
2. Dean Carlson (IAST) 1867
3. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 1780
4. Ken Johnson (CO) 1126
5. Jack Mildren* (OK) 889
6. Tony Pounds (OKST) 792
7. Dave Jaynes (KS) 748
8. Chuck Roper (MO) 613
9. Dan Heck (KS) 498
10. Ed Johndrow (MO) 475
11. Brent Blackman (OKST) 397
12. George Amundson (IAST) 256
13. Joe Duenas (CO) 212
14. Dick Graham (OKST) 142
15. Van Brownson* (NE) 133
16. Cliff Branch (CO) 88
17. Dave Robertson* (OK) 76
18. John Venturi (MO) 72
19. Gene Nichol (OKST) 62
20. Jack Bastable (MO) 56
  Mike Farmer (MO) 56

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 8.4
2. Ken Johnson (CO) 6.9
3. Dean Carlson (IAST) 6.6
4. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 5.3

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 9.1
2. Ken Johnson (CO) 4.6
3. Dean Carlson (IAST) 4.5
4. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 3.9

Passing Touchdowns

1. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 17
2. Dean Carlson (IAST) 14
3. Jack Mildren* (OK) 10
4. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 8
  Ken Johnson (CO) 8
6. Dave Jaynes (KS) 7
7. Tony Pounds (OKST) 5
8. Dan Heck (KS) 4
9. Brent Blackman (OKST) 3
  Chuck Roper (MO) 3

Passing Interceptions

1. Dean Carlson (IAST) 19
2. Tony Pounds (OKST) 15
3. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 14
4. Ken Johnson (CO) 12
5. Ed Johndrow (MO) 10
6. Chuck Roper (MO) 9
7. Dave Jaynes (KS) 8
8. Brent Blackman (OKST) 6
9. Dan Heck (KS) 5
10. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 4
  Joe Duenas (CO) 4
12. Jack Mildren* (OK) 2
  Van Brownson* (NE) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 149.2
2. Dean Carlson (IAST) 107.4
3. Ken Johnson (CO) 98.8
4. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 91.6

Rush Attempts

1. George Amundson (IAST) 287
2. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 242
3. Jack Mildren* (OK) 223
4. Charlie Davis (CO) 219
5. Bill Butler (KSST) 204
6. Greg Pruitt* (OK) 196
7. Bobby Cole (OKST) 176
8. Leon Crosswhite* (OK) 153
9. Gary Dixon* (NE) 148
10. Ken Johnson (CO) 142
11. Dennis McDonald (IAST) 130
12. John Tarver (CO) 122
13. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 120
14. Jack Bastable (MO) 119
15. Steve Conley (KS) 118
16. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 112
  Jerome Nellums (KS) 112
18. Delvin Williams (KS) 102
19. Don Johnson (MO) 98
20. Dean Carlson (IAST) 93

Rushing Yards

1. Greg Pruitt* (OK) 1760
2. Charlie Davis (CO) 1386
3. George Amundson (IAST) 1316
4. Jack Mildren* (OK) 1289
5. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 1136
6. Bill Butler (KSST) 838
7. Leon Crosswhite* (OK) 744
8. John Tarver (CO) 677
9. Bobby Cole (OKST) 631
10. Roy Bell* (OK) 625
11. Dennis McDonald (IAST) 566
12. Bill Olds* (NE) 527
13. Gary Dixon* (NE) 515
14. Delvin Williams (KS) 509
15. Steve Conley (KS) 471
16. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 446
17. Jerome Nellums (KS) 442
18. Tim Welch* (OK) 408
19. Don Johnson (MO) 360
20. Ken Johnson (CO) 349

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Greg Pruitt* (OK) 9.0
2. Roy Bell* (OK) 7.2
3. Charlie Davis (CO) 6.3
4. Jack Mildren* (OK) 5.8
5. John Tarver (CO) 5.5
6. Delvin Williams (KS) 5.0
7. Leon Crosswhite* (OK) 4.9
8. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 4.7
9. George Amundson (IAST) 4.6
10. Dennis McDonald (IAST) 4.4
11. Bill Butler (KSST) 4.1
12. Steve Conley (KS) 4.0
13. Jerome Nellums (KS) 3.9
14. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 3.7
15. Don Johnson (MO) 3.7
16. Bobby Cole (OKST) 3.6
17. Gary Dixon* (NE) 3.5
18. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 2.9
19. Brent Blackman (OKST) 2.8
20. Jack Bastable (MO) 2.6

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Jack Mildren* (OK) 20
2. Greg Pruitt* (OK) 18
3. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 17
4. George Amundson (IAST) 15
5. Bill Butler (KSST) 14
6. Charlie Davis (CO) 10
7. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 9
  Roy Bell* (OK) 9
9. Gary Dixon* (NE) 7
  Dean Carlson (IAST) 7
11. John Tarver (CO) 6
12. Brent Blackman (OKST) 5
13. Steve Conley (KS) 4
  Van Brownson* (NE) 4
  Jerome Nellums (KS) 4
  Cliff Branch (CO) 4
  Ken Johnson (CO) 4
  Leon Crosswhite* (OK) 4
  Joe Duenas (CO) 4
20. Joe Wylie* (OK) 3

Receptions

1. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 57
2. Dick Graham (OKST) 41
3. Keith Krepfle (IAST) 40
  John Schroll (KS) 40
5. Ike Harris (IAST) 32
6. Henry Childs (KSST) 30
7. Woody Cox* (NE) 26
8. John Henley (MO) 25
9. Mike Creed (KSST) 24
10. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 23
  Jerry List* (NE) 23
  Chuck Link (MO) 23
13. George Amundson (IAST) 22
  Willie Jones (IAST) 22
15. Mike Fink (MO) 21
16. Tim McLane (KSST) 20
17. Jon Harrison* (OK) 17
  Sonny Yarnell (KSST) 17
19. Willie Nichols (CO) 16
  Jack Bastable (MO) 16
  Fred Merrill (KSST) 16

Receiving Yards

1. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 956
2. Dick Graham (OKST) 631
3. Keith Krepfle (IAST) 570
4. Ike Harris (IAST) 529
5. Jon Harrison* (OK) 494
6. John Schroll (KS) 491
7. Willie Jones (IAST) 428
8. Henry Childs (KSST) 396
9. Woody Cox* (NE) 378
10. Jerry List* (NE) 368
11. Cliff Branch (CO) 330
12. Mike Creed (KSST) 329
13. Willie Nichols (CO) 316
14. Fred Merrill (KSST) 274
15. Marvin Foster (KS) 255
16. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 252
17. John Henley (MO) 247
18. Al Chandler* (OK) 234
19. Sonny Yarnell (KSST) 227
20. Bob Masten (CO) 214

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Willie Jones (IAST) 19.5
2. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 16.8
3. Ike Harris (IAST) 16.5
4. Dick Graham (OKST) 15.4
5. Woody Cox* (NE) 14.5
6. Keith Krepfle (IAST) 14.2
7. Mike Creed (KSST) 13.7
8. Henry Childs (KSST) 13.2
9. John Schroll (KS) 12.3
10. John Henley (MO) 9.9
11. Mike Fink (MO) 9.1
12. George Amundson (IAST) 7.9
13. Chuck Link (MO) 7.7

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 11
2. Keith Krepfle (IAST) 7
3. John Schroll (KS) 5
  Al Chandler* (OK) 5
5. Jon Harrison* (OK) 4
  Ike Harris (IAST) 4
  Willie Nichols (CO) 4
  Willie Jones (IAST) 4
9. Dick Graham (OKST) 3
  Henry Childs (KSST) 3
  Cliff Branch (CO) 3
  Reuben Gant (OKST) 3
13. Bill Butler (KSST) 2
  Frosty Anderson* (NE) 2
  John Henley (MO) 2
  Tom Padjen (IAST) 2
  Marvin Foster (KS) 2
  Steve Pettes (OKST) 2
  Jerry List* (NE) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. George Amundson (IAST) 309
2. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 265
3. Charlie Davis (CO) 226
4. Jack Mildren* (OK) 223
5. Bill Butler (KSST) 219
6. Greg Pruitt* (OK) 200
7. Bobby Cole (OKST) 190
8. Leon Crosswhite* (OK) 154
9. Gary Dixon* (NE) 150
10. Ken Johnson (CO) 142
11. Dennis McDonald (IAST) 138
12. Jack Bastable (MO) 135
13. John Tarver (CO) 125
14. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 124
  Steve Conley (KS) 124
16. Jerome Nellums (KS) 117
17. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 112
18. Delvin Williams (KS) 111
19. Don Johnson (MO) 100
20. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 97
  Dean Carlson (IAST) 97

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Greg Pruitt* (OK) 1868
2. George Amundson (IAST) 1490
3. Charlie Davis (CO) 1465
4. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 1388
5. Jack Mildren* (OK) 1289
6. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 1225
7. Bill Butler (KSST) 975
8. Leon Crosswhite* (OK) 757
9. Bobby Cole (OKST) 729
10. John Tarver (CO) 708
11. Dick Graham (OKST) 656
12. Dennis McDonald (IAST) 632
13. Roy Bell* (OK) 625
14. Bill Olds* (NE) 606
15. Delvin Williams (KS) 576
16. Keith Krepfle (IAST) 570
17. Cliff Branch (CO) 565
18. Jon Harrison* (OK) 562
19. Gary Dixon* (NE) 540
20. Ike Harris (IAST) 529

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Jack Mildren* (OK) 20
2. Greg Pruitt* (OK) 18
3. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 17
4. Bill Butler (KSST) 16
5. George Amundson (IAST) 15
6. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 13
7. Charlie Davis (CO) 10
8. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 9
  Roy Bell* (OK) 9
10. Keith Krepfle (IAST) 7
  Gary Dixon* (NE) 7
  Dean Carlson (IAST) 7
  Cliff Branch (CO) 7
14. John Tarver (CO) 6
15. John Schroll (KS) 5
  Al Chandler* (OK) 5
  Brent Blackman (OKST) 5
  Dick Graham (OKST) 5
  Steve Conley (KS) 5
20. Joe Duenas (CO) 4
  Van Brownson* (NE) 4
  Jon Harrison* (OK) 4
  Jerome Nellums (KS) 4
  Ike Harris (IAST) 4
  Ken Johnson (CO) 4
  Joe Wylie* (OK) 4
  Leon Crosswhite* (OK) 4
  Willie Nichols (CO) 4
  Willie Jones (IAST) 4

Total Plays

1. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 393
2. Dean Carlson (IAST) 378
3. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 370
4. George Amundson (IAST) 310
5. Ken Johnson (CO) 305
6. Jack Mildren* (OK) 291
7. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 243
8. Charlie Davis (CO) 219
9. Bill Butler (KSST) 204
10. Dave Jaynes (KS) 203
11. Greg Pruitt* (OK) 196
12. Chuck Roper (MO) 182
13. Tony Pounds (OKST) 178
14. Bobby Cole (OKST) 176
15. Ed Johndrow (MO) 167
16. Leon Crosswhite* (OK) 153
17. Dan Heck (KS) 152
18. Brent Blackman (OKST) 149
19. Gary Dixon* (NE) 148
20. Dennis McDonald (IAST) 130

Total Yards

1. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 2508
2. Jack Mildren* (OK) 2178
3. Dean Carlson (IAST) 1893
4. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 1833
5. Greg Pruitt* (OK) 1760
6. George Amundson (IAST) 1572
7. Ken Johnson (CO) 1475
8. Charlie Davis (CO) 1386
9. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 1136
10. Bill Butler (KSST) 838
11. Leon Crosswhite* (OK) 744
12. Chuck Roper (MO) 726
13. John Tarver (CO) 677
14. Tony Pounds (OKST) 671
15. Bobby Cole (OKST) 631
  Ed Johndrow (MO) 631
17. Roy Bell* (OK) 625
18. Dave Jaynes (KS) 624
19. Dan Heck (KS) 621
20. Brent Blackman (OKST) 616

Total Touchdowns

1. Jack Mildren* (OK) 30
2. Jerry Tagge* (NE) 26
3. Dean Carlson (IAST) 21
4. Greg Pruitt* (OK) 18
5. Jeff Kinney* (NE) 17
6. George Amundson (IAST) 16
7. Bill Butler (KSST) 14
8. Ken Johnson (CO) 12
9. Charlie Davis (CO) 10
10. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 9
  Roy Bell* (OK) 9
12. Brent Blackman (OKST) 8
13. Dave Jaynes (KS) 7
  Tony Pounds (OKST) 7
  Gary Dixon* (NE) 7
16. John Tarver (CO) 6
17. Cliff Branch (CO) 5
  Dan Heck (KS) 5
  Van Brownson* (NE) 5
  Joe Duenas (CO) 5