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1981 Big Eight Conference Receiving Stats

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Record: 49-42-2, .538 W-L% (3rd of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.02 (3rd of 14) ▪ SOS: 6.10 (3rd of 14)

Conference Champion: Nebraska

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

  • Players sorted by Yds/Rec (minimum 1.875 Rec/G).
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12 Players

Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Curtland Thomas Missouri 22 405 18.4 2 1 1 1.0 0 23 406 17.7 2
2 Wayne Capers Kansas 36 629 17.5 4 5 2 0.4 0 41 631 15.4 4
3 James Caver Missouri 33 509 15.4 1 8 44 5.5 0 41 553 13.5 1
4 Dan Johnson Iowa State 21 290 13.8 0 21 290 13.8 0
5 John Chesley Oklahoma State 26 350 13.5 4 26 350 13.5 4
6 Terry Young Oklahoma State 22 284 12.9 1 6 13 2.2 0 28 297 10.6 1
7 Jamie Williams Nebraska 22 282 12.8 4 22 282 12.8 4
8 Michael Wade Iowa State 27 343 12.7 0 5 30 6.0 0 32 373 11.7 0
9 Bob Meyer Missouri 24 235 9.8 2 180 791 4.4 6 204 1026 5.0 8
10 Dave Hestera Colorado 21 202 9.6 0 21 202 9.6 0
11 Andy Gibler Missouri 27 223 8.3 2 3 0 0.0 0 30 223 7.4 2
12 Dwayne Crutchfield Iowa State 24 154 6.4 0 307 1189 3.9 17 331 1343 4.1 17