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1959 Big Ten Conference Receiving Stats

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Record: 46-40-5, .533 W-L% (6th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 10.78 (2nd of 12) ▪ SOS: 9.42 (1st of 12)

Conference Champion: Wisconsin

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Iowa, Michigan State, Northwestern, Ohio State, Purdue and Wisconsin)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Illinois and Wisconsin)

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5 Players

Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Johnny Counts Illinois 19 314 16.5 2 80 416 5.2 99 730 7.4 2
2 Tom Hall Minnesota 22 322 14.6 2 22 322 14.6 2
3 Don Norton Iowa 30 428 14.3 4 30 428 14.3 4
4 Robert Johnson Michigan 20 264 13.2 20 264 13.2 0
5 Jeff Langston Iowa 17 224 13.2 2 17 224 13.2 2