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1978 Big Eight Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 50-42-0, .543 W-L% (3rd of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.46 (3rd of 14) ▪ SOS: 8.44 (3rd of 14)

Conference Champion: Nebraska and Oklahoma

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Iowa State, Nebraska and Oklahoma)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma)

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

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Kenny King Oklahoma 99 779 7.9 3 99 779 7.9 3
2 Billy Sims Oklahoma 231 1762 7.6 20 1 35 35.0 0 232 1797 7.7 20
3 Earl Gant Missouri 138 789 5.7 8 11 83 7.5 0 149 872 5.9 8
4 Rick Berns* Nebraska 183 1032 5.6 11 11 101 9.2 1 194 1133 5.8 12
5 James Wilder Missouri 160 873 5.5 11 20 164 8.2 1 180 1037 5.8 12
6 I.M. Hipp* Nebraska 191 1002 5.2 7 9 72 8.0 0 200 1074 5.4 7
7 Thomas Lott Oklahoma 111 577 5.2 9 111 577 5.2 9
8 Mack Green Kansas State 113 561 5.0 4 5 29 5.8 0 118 590 5.0 4
9 Andra Franklin* Nebraska 86 428 5.0 3 3 4 1.3 0 89 432 4.9 3
10 Worley Taylor Oklahoma State 176 807 4.6 4 3 74 24.7 0 179 881 4.9 4
11 Terry Suellentrop Oklahoma State 70 321 4.6 5 70 321 4.6 5
12 Dexter Green* Iowa State 251 1139 4.5 10 12 67 5.6 3 263 1206 4.6 13
13 Roosevelt Duncan Kansas State 122 532 4.4 7 16 146 9.1 1 138 678 4.9 8
14 James Mayberry Colorado 230 920 4.0 13 11 80 7.3 0 241 1000 4.1 13
15 Bill Solomon Colorado 189 484 2.6 7 1 34 34.0 0 190 518 2.7 7
16 Phil Bradley Missouri 135 301 2.2 6 135 301 2.2 6
17 Walter Grant* Iowa State 119 263 2.2 3 119 263 2.2 3
18 Harry Sydney Kansas 103 222 2.2 3 103 222 2.2 3
19 Scott Burk Oklahoma State 130 181 1.4 5 1 18 18.0 0 131 199 1.5 5
20 Tom Sorley* Nebraska 87 110 1.3 6 87 110 1.3 6
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Dan Manucci Kansas State 120 -4 0.0 5 120 -4 0.0 5