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1971 Big Eight Conference Rushing Stats

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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)

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

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Greg Pruitt* Oklahoma 196 1760 9.0 18 4 108 27.0 0 200 1868 9.3 18
2 Roy Bell* Oklahoma 87 625 7.2 9 87 625 7.2 9
3 Charlie Davis Colorado 219 1386 6.3 10 7 79 11.3 0 226 1465 6.5 10
4 Jack Mildren* Oklahoma 223 1289 5.8 20 223 1289 5.8 20
5 John Tarver Colorado 122 677 5.5 6 3 31 10.3 0 125 708 5.7 6
6 Delvin Williams Kansas 102 509 5.0 2 9 67 7.4 1 111 576 5.2 3
7 Leon Crosswhite* Oklahoma 153 744 4.9 4 1 13 13.0 0 154 757 4.9 4
8 Jeff Kinney* Nebraska 242 1136 4.7 17 23 252 11.0 0 265 1388 5.2 17
9 George Amundson Iowa State 287 1316 4.6 15 22 174 7.9 0 309 1490 4.8 15
10 Dennis McDonald Iowa State 130 566 4.4 2 8 66 8.3 0 138 632 4.6 2
11 Bill Butler Kansas State 204 838 4.1 14 15 137 9.1 2 219 975 4.5 16
12 Steve Conley Kansas 118 471 4.0 4 6 45 7.5 1 124 516 4.2 5
13 Jerome Nellums Kansas 112 442 3.9 4 5 14 2.8 0 117 456 3.9 4
14 Isaac Jackson Kansas State 120 446 3.7 2 4 43 10.8 1 124 489 3.9 3
15 Don Johnson Missouri 98 360 3.7 1 2 16 8.0 0 100 376 3.8 1
16 Bobby Cole Oklahoma State 176 631 3.6 1 14 98 7.0 0 190 729 3.8 1
17 Gary Dixon* Nebraska 148 515 3.5 7 2 25 12.5 0 150 540 3.6 7
18 Jerry Tagge* Nebraska 112 330 2.9 9 112 330 2.9 9
19 Brent Blackman Oklahoma State 77 219 2.8 5 77 219 2.8 5
20 Jack Bastable Missouri 119 304 2.6 1 16 92 5.8 0 135 396 2.9 1
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Ken Johnson Colorado 142 349 2.5 4 142 349 2.5 4
22 Dean Carlson Iowa State 93 26 0.3 7 4 39 9.8 0 97 65 0.7 7