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1969 Big Ten Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 47-52-1, .475 W-L% (9th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 5.79 (4th of 13) ▪ SOS: 6.93 (4th of 13)

Conference Champion: Michigan and Ohio State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Indiana, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State and Purdue)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Michigan, Ohio State and Purdue)

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

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Billy Taylor* Michigan 141 864 6.1 7 2 14 7.0 1 143 878 6.1 8
2 Levi Mitchell Iowa 71 404 5.7 4 9 125 13.9 1 80 529 6.6 5
3 Leo Hayden Ohio State 63 344 5.5 3 4 79 19.8 0 67 423 6.3 3
4 Rex Kern Ohio State 109 583 5.3 9 109 583 5.3 9
5 John Isenbarger Indiana 233 1217 5.2 5 13 147 11.3 0 246 1364 5.5 5
6 Tom Smith Iowa 66 343 5.2 1 5 57 11.4 0 71 400 5.6 1
7 Glenn Doughty* Michigan 150 732 4.9 4 3 17 5.7 0 153 749 4.9 4
8 Mike Adamle Northwestern 140 666 4.8 5 17 260 15.3 0 157 926 5.9 5
9 Joe Dawkins Wisconsin 129 612 4.7 1 7 49 7.0 1 136 661 4.9 2
10 Steve Penney Iowa 102 484 4.7 1 8 131 16.4 1 110 615 5.6 2
11 Hank Pogue Indiana 88 417 4.7 3 4 -2 -0.5 0 92 415 4.5 3
12 John Bullock Purdue 74 349 4.7 1 25 419 16.8 3 99 768 7.8 4
13 Jim Otis Ohio State 225 1027 4.6 15 5 36 7.2 1 230 1063 4.6 16
14 Barry Mayer Minnesota 162 745 4.6 3 17 137 8.1 0 179 882 4.9 3
15 Eric Allen Michigan State 76 349 4.6 2 2 3 1.5 0 78 352 4.5 2
16 John Brockington Ohio State 72 334 4.6 6 6 29 4.8 0 78 363 4.7 6
17 Don Highsmith Michigan State 209 937 4.5 7 6 35 5.8 0 215 972 4.5 7
18 Mike Hudson Northwestern 127 554 4.4 5 6 7 1.2 0 133 561 4.2 5
19 Dennis Green Iowa 89 396 4.4 5 15 124 8.3 2 104 520 5.0 7
20 Jim Carter Minnesota 121 515 4.3 9 14 124 8.9 0 135 639 4.7 9
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Bob Bess Illinois 66 286 4.3 3 3 57 19.0 0 69 343 5.0 3
22 Alan Thompson Wisconsin 214 907 4.2 9 9 54 6.0 0 223 961 4.3 9
23 Randy Cooper Purdue 171 697 4.1 3 29 377 13.0 2 200 1074 5.4 5
24 Kermit Smith Michigan State 65 265 4.1 1 65 265 4.1 1
25 Darrell Robinson Illinois 112 446 4.0 0 1 22 22.0 0 113 468 4.1 0
26 Dave Jackson Illinois 118 465 3.9 2 8 107 13.4 1 126 572 4.5 3
27 Larry Lawrence Iowa 108 406 3.8 5 108 406 3.8 5
28 Don Moorhead* Michigan 170 625 3.7 7 170 625 3.7 7
29 Garvie Craw* Michigan 117 344 2.9 12 7 59 8.4 1 124 403 3.3 13
30 Bill Triplett Michigan State 103 290 2.8 4 103 290 2.8 4
31 Mike Phipps Purdue 97 218 2.2 8 97 218 2.2 8
32 Harry Gonso Indiana 154 237 1.5 3 154 237 1.5 3
33 Neil Graff Wisconsin 87 1 0.0 0 87 1 0.0 0
34 Steve Livas Illinois 100 -26 -0.3 3 100 -26 -0.3 3