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1972 Big Eight Conference Leaders

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Record: 52-39-2, .570 W-L% (3rd of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 11.62 (2nd of 13) ▪ SOS: 8.70 (2nd of 13)

Conference Champion: Nebraska

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. George Amundson* (IAST) 155
2. Dave Humm* (NE) 153
  Dave Jaynes (KS) 153
4. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 136
5. Ken Johnson (CO) 83
6. Dave Robertson (OK) 56
7. John Cherry* (MO) 52
8. Brent Blackman* (OKST) 30
9. Steve Grogan (KSST) 27
10. Steve Runty* (NE) 24
11. Joe Duenas (CO) 13
12. Kerry Jackson (OK) 11
13. Tony Gillick* (MO) 9
14. Wayne Stanley* (IAST) 3
  Rich Jones (KS) 3
  Bob Bruegging (KS) 3
Pass Attempts
1. George Amundson* (IAST) 332
2. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 300
3. Dave Jaynes (KS) 287
4. Dave Humm* (NE) 285
5. Ken Johnson (CO) 182
6. John Cherry* (MO) 131
7. Dave Robertson (OK) 110
8. Brent Blackman* (OKST) 102
9. Steve Grogan (KSST) 63
10. Steve Runty* (NE) 46
11. Kerry Jackson (OK) 38
12. Tony Gillick* (MO) 24
13. Joe Duenas (CO) 22
14. Bob Bruegging (KS) 16
15. Rich Jones (KS) 11
16. Wayne Stanley* (IAST) 10
17. Joe Wylie (OK) 2
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Dave Humm* (NE) 53.7
2. Dave Jaynes (KS) 53.3
3. George Amundson* (IAST) 46.7
4. Ken Johnson (CO) 45.6
5. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 45.3
Passing Yards
1. Dave Humm* (NE) 2259
2. Dave Jaynes (KS) 2253
3. George Amundson* (IAST) 2110
4. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 1596
5. Dave Robertson (OK) 1054
6. Ken Johnson (CO) 1044
7. John Cherry* (MO) 861
8. Brent Blackman* (OKST) 572
9. Steve Runty* (NE) 380
10. Steve Grogan (KSST) 329
11. Joe Duenas (CO) 205
12. Kerry Jackson (OK) 144
13. Tony Gillick* (MO) 123
14. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 52
15. Wayne Stanley* (IAST) 22
16. Rich Jones (KS) 18
17. Bob Bruegging (KS) 16
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Dave Humm* (NE) 7.9
2. Dave Jaynes (KS) 7.9
3. George Amundson* (IAST) 6.4
4. Ken Johnson (CO) 5.7
5. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 5.3
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Dave Humm* (NE) 6.7
2. Dave Jaynes (KS) 5.6
3. Ken Johnson (CO) 4.6
4. George Amundson* (IAST) 4.4
5. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 2.5
Passing Touchdowns
1. Dave Humm* (NE) 18
2. George Amundson* (IAST) 17
3. Dave Jaynes (KS) 15
4. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 9
  Dave Robertson (OK) 9
6. Brent Blackman* (OKST) 6
  John Cherry* (MO) 6
  Steve Runty* (NE) 6
9. Ken Johnson (CO) 5
10. Steve Grogan (KSST) 2
  Joe Duenas (CO) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 23
2. George Amundson* (IAST) 22
3. Dave Jaynes (KS) 21
4. Dave Humm* (NE) 16
5. John Cherry* (MO) 15
6. Ken Johnson (CO) 7
7. Brent Blackman* (OKST) 6
8. Steve Grogan (KSST) 5
  Steve Runty* (NE) 5
10. Kerry Jackson (OK) 4
  Dave Robertson (OK) 4
12. Tony Gillick* (MO) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Dave Humm* (NE) 129.9
2. Dave Jaynes (KS) 121.9
3. George Amundson* (IAST) 103.7
4. Ken Johnson (CO) 95.2
5. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 84.6
Rush Attempts
1. Mike Strachan* (IAST) 268
2. Charlie Davis (CO) 201
3. George Palmer* (OKST) 193
4. Jerome Nellums (KS) 179
5. Brent Blackman* (OKST) 166
6. Bo Matthews (CO) 155
7. Greg Pruitt (OK) 152
8. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 147
9. John Cherry* (MO) 146
10. Leon Crosswhite (OK) 139
  Gary Dixon* (NE) 139
12. George Amundson* (IAST) 134
13. Ken Johnson (CO) 132
14. Don Calhoun (KSST) 131
15. Dave Robertson (OK) 120
  Don Johnson* (MO) 120
17. Tommy Reamon* (MO) 115
  Joe Washington (OK) 115
19. Fountain Smith* (OKST) 90
20. Ray Bybee* (MO) 88
Rushing Yards
1. Mike Strachan* (IAST) 1261
2. Greg Pruitt (OK) 938
3. George Palmer* (OKST) 937
4. Charlie Davis (CO) 926
5. Brent Blackman* (OKST) 842
6. Bo Matthews (CO) 720
7. Jerome Nellums (KS) 684
8. Joe Washington (OK) 630
9. Leon Crosswhite (OK) 614
10. Fountain Smith* (OKST) 610
11. Don Calhoun (KSST) 608
12. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 599
13. Gary Dixon* (NE) 575
14. George Amundson* (IAST) 508
15. Tommy Reamon* (MO) 454
16. Ray Bybee* (MO) 449
17. Don Johnson* (MO) 406
18. Ken Johnson (CO) 378
19. Tim Welch (OK) 369
20. Delvin Williams (KS) 352
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Fountain Smith* (OKST) 6.8
2. Greg Pruitt (OK) 6.2
3. Joe Washington (OK) 5.5
4. Tim Welch (OK) 5.3
5. Ray Bybee* (MO) 5.1
6. Brent Blackman* (OKST) 5.1
7. George Palmer* (OKST) 4.9
8. Mike Strachan* (IAST) 4.7
9. Bo Matthews (CO) 4.6
10. Don Calhoun (KSST) 4.6
11. Charlie Davis (CO) 4.6
12. Leon Crosswhite (OK) 4.4
13. Gary Dixon* (NE) 4.1
14. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 4.1
15. Alton Gerard* (OKST) 4.0
16. Tommy Reamon* (MO) 3.9
17. Dave Goeller* (NE) 3.9
18. Jerome Nellums (KS) 3.8
19. George Amundson* (IAST) 3.8
20. Don Johnson* (MO) 3.4
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Greg Pruitt (OK) 13
2. Charlie Davis (CO) 12
3. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 10
4. George Amundson* (IAST) 9
  Gary Dixon* (NE) 9
6. Mike Strachan* (IAST) 8
7. Alton Gerard* (OKST) 7
  Joe Washington (OK) 7
9. Dave Robertson (OK) 6
  Dave Goeller* (NE) 6
  Isaac Jackson (KSST) 6
12. Robert Miller (KS) 5
  Brent Blackman* (OKST) 5
  Dave Humm* (NE) 5
15. Bo Matthews (CO) 4
  Jeff Moran* (NE) 4
  George Palmer* (OKST) 4
  Ken Johnson (CO) 4
  Fountain Smith* (OKST) 4
  Don Calhoun (KSST) 4
  Leon Crosswhite (OK) 4
Receptions
1. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 58
2. John Goerger (KSST) 57
3. Bob Revelle* (NE) 41
4. Bruce Adams (KS) 39
5. Willie Jones* (IAST) 36
6. Henry Childs (KSST) 33
7. J.V. Cain (CO) 30
  Keith Krepfle* (IAST) 30
  Ike Harris* (IAST) 30
10. John Schroll (KS) 28
11. Emmett Edwards (KS) 26
12. Jerry List* (NE) 24
13. Robert Miller (KS) 21
14. Jack Bastable* (MO) 20
15. Jon Keyworth (CO) 18
16. Tinker Owens (OK) 17
  Mike Strachan* (IAST) 17
  John Carroll (OK) 17
19. Don Greenwood* (IAST) 16
20. Frosty Anderson* (NE) 15
  Don Calhoun (KSST) 15
Receiving Yards
1. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 1013
2. Bruce Adams (KS) 704
3. Willie Jones* (IAST) 671
4. John Goerger (KSST) 612
5. Bob Revelle* (NE) 548
6. Henry Childs (KSST) 467
7. Emmett Edwards (KS) 464
8. Keith Krepfle* (IAST) 450
9. Ike Harris* (IAST) 446
10. J.V. Cain (CO) 407
11. Frosty Anderson* (NE) 381
12. Jerry List* (NE) 364
13. Jack Bastable* (MO) 362
14. John Schroll (KS) 344
15. John Carroll (OK) 343
16. Rick Fergerson (KSST) 321
17. Al Chandler (OK) 301
18. Tinker Owens (OK) 298
19. Jon Keyworth (CO) 218
  Marvin Foster (KS) 218
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Willie Jones* (IAST) 18.6
2. Bruce Adams (KS) 18.1
3. Emmett Edwards (KS) 17.8
4. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 17.5
5. Jerry List* (NE) 15.2
6. Keith Krepfle* (IAST) 15.0
7. Ike Harris* (IAST) 14.9
8. Henry Childs (KSST) 14.2
9. J.V. Cain (CO) 13.6
10. Bob Revelle* (NE) 13.4
11. John Schroll (KS) 12.3
12. John Goerger (KSST) 10.7
13. Robert Miller (KS) 9.9
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 9
2. Bruce Adams (KS) 8
3. Willie Jones* (IAST) 5
  Henry Childs (KSST) 5
  Ike Harris* (IAST) 5
6. Frosty Anderson* (NE) 4
  Keith Krepfle* (IAST) 4
  Bob Revelle* (NE) 4
9. Jim Sharp* (MO) 3
  Al Chandler (OK) 3
  Don Greenwood* (IAST) 3
  Jerry List* (NE) 3
  John Carroll (OK) 3
14. Reuben Gant* (OKST) 2
  Emmett Edwards (KS) 2
  Steve Haggerty (CO) 2
  Dave Goeller* (NE) 2
  Robert Miller (KS) 2
  Charlie Davis (CO) 2
  John Schroll (KS) 2
  Jack Bastable* (MO) 2
  Ritch Bahe* (NE) 2
  Steve Pettes* (OKST) 2
  Bill Holman (KSST) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Mike Strachan* (IAST) 285
2. Charlie Davis (CO) 211
3. George Palmer* (OKST) 194
4. Jerome Nellums (KS) 193
5. Brent Blackman* (OKST) 166
6. Greg Pruitt (OK) 159
7. Bo Matthews (CO) 156
8. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 153
9. Don Calhoun (KSST) 146
  John Cherry* (MO) 146
11. Gary Dixon* (NE) 140
  Leon Crosswhite (OK) 140
13. George Amundson* (IAST) 134
14. Ken Johnson (CO) 132
15. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 131
16. Tommy Reamon* (MO) 126
17. Don Johnson* (MO) 121
18. Dave Robertson (OK) 120
19. Joe Washington (OK) 117
20. Dave Goeller* (NE) 93
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Mike Strachan* (IAST) 1402
2. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 1361
3. Greg Pruitt (OK) 1040
4. Charlie Davis (CO) 978
5. George Palmer* (OKST) 940
6. Brent Blackman* (OKST) 842
7. Jerome Nellums (KS) 814
8. Bo Matthews (CO) 738
9. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 717
10. Bruce Adams (KS) 703
11. Don Calhoun (KSST) 693
12. Willie Jones* (IAST) 675
13. Joe Washington (OK) 667
14. Leon Crosswhite (OK) 616
15. John Goerger (KSST) 612
16. Fountain Smith* (OKST) 610
17. Gary Dixon* (NE) 575
18. Tommy Reamon* (MO) 564
19. Bob Revelle* (NE) 548
20. Robert Miller (KS) 538
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 19
2. Charlie Davis (CO) 14
  Greg Pruitt (OK) 14
4. George Amundson* (IAST) 9
  Gary Dixon* (NE) 9
6. Mike Strachan* (IAST) 8
  Dave Goeller* (NE) 8
  Bruce Adams (KS) 8
9. Alton Gerard* (OKST) 7
  Joe Washington (OK) 7
  Robert Miller (KS) 7
12. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 6
  Dave Robertson (OK) 6
14. Dave Humm* (NE) 5
  Ike Harris* (IAST) 5
  Henry Childs (KSST) 5
  Don Calhoun (KSST) 5
  Willie Jones* (IAST) 5
  Brent Blackman* (OKST) 5
20. Jeff Moran* (NE) 4
  Bo Matthews (CO) 4
  George Palmer* (OKST) 4
  Ken Johnson (CO) 4
  Bob Revelle* (NE) 4
  Fountain Smith* (OKST) 4
  Keith Krepfle* (IAST) 4
  Don Johnson* (MO) 4
  Frosty Anderson* (NE) 4
  Leon Crosswhite (OK) 4
Total Plays
1. George Amundson* (IAST) 466
2. Dave Jaynes (KS) 357
3. Dave Humm* (NE) 337
4. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 322
5. Ken Johnson (CO) 314
6. John Cherry* (MO) 277
7. Brent Blackman* (OKST) 268
  Mike Strachan* (IAST) 268
9. Dave Robertson (OK) 230
10. Charlie Davis (CO) 201
11. George Palmer* (OKST) 193
12. Jerome Nellums (KS) 179
13. Bo Matthews (CO) 155
14. Greg Pruitt (OK) 152
15. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 147
16. Leon Crosswhite (OK) 139
  Gary Dixon* (NE) 139
18. Don Calhoun (KSST) 131
19. Don Johnson* (MO) 120
20. Tommy Reamon* (MO) 115
  Joe Washington (OK) 115
Total Yards
1. George Amundson* (IAST) 2618
2. Dave Humm* (NE) 2136
3. Dave Jaynes (KS) 2082
4. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 1546
5. Ken Johnson (CO) 1422
6. Brent Blackman* (OKST) 1414
7. Dave Robertson (OK) 1332
8. Mike Strachan* (IAST) 1261
9. John Cherry* (MO) 1094
10. Greg Pruitt (OK) 938
11. George Palmer* (OKST) 937
12. Charlie Davis (CO) 926
13. Bo Matthews (CO) 720
14. Jerome Nellums (KS) 684
15. Joe Washington (OK) 630
16. Leon Crosswhite (OK) 614
17. Fountain Smith* (OKST) 610
18. Don Calhoun (KSST) 608
19. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 599
20. Gary Dixon* (NE) 575
Total Touchdowns
1. George Amundson* (IAST) 26
2. Dave Humm* (NE) 23
3. Dave Jaynes (KS) 16
4. Dave Robertson (OK) 15
5. Greg Pruitt (OK) 13
6. Charlie Davis (CO) 12
7. Johnny Rodgers* (NE) 11
  Brent Blackman* (OKST) 11
9. Dennis Morrison (KSST) 9
  Ken Johnson (CO) 9
  Steve Runty* (NE) 9
  Gary Dixon* (NE) 9
13. Mike Strachan* (IAST) 8
14. John Cherry* (MO) 7
  Joe Washington (OK) 7
  Alton Gerard* (OKST) 7
17. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 6
  Dave Goeller* (NE) 6
19. Robert Miller (KS) 5
  Joe Duenas (CO) 5