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1971 Big Ten Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 50-58-1, .463 W-L% (8th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 4.93 (4th of 13) ▪ SOS: 5.63 (4th of 13)

Conference Champion: Michigan

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Michigan, Northwestern and Ohio State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Michigan)

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

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Eric Allen Michigan State 259 1494 5.8 18 18 275 15.3 0 277 1769 6.4 18
2 Billy Taylor Michigan 249 1297 5.2 13 1 2 2.0 0 250 1299 5.2 13
3 Alan Thompson Wisconsin 124 643 5.2 6 12 76 6.3 2 136 719 5.3 8
4 Morris Bradshaw Ohio State 65 340 5.2 4 4 45 11.3 0 69 385 5.6 4
5 Mike Navarro Illinois 107 542 5.1 1 9 64 7.1 0 116 606 5.2 1
6 Ernie Cook Minnesota 177 881 5.0 5 19 143 7.5 1 196 1024 5.2 6
7 Rufus Ferguson Wisconsin 249 1222 4.9 13 7 63 9.0 0 256 1285 5.0 13
8 Ed Shuttlesworth Michigan 182 875 4.8 6 182 875 4.8 6
9 Ken Starling Indiana 110 529 4.8 2 5 48 9.6 0 115 577 5.0 2
10 Glenn Doughty Michigan 98 474 4.8 5 16 203 12.7 1 114 677 5.9 6
11 John Wilson Illinois 115 543 4.7 5 10 114 11.4 2 125 657 5.3 7
12 George Uremovich Illinois 92 435 4.7 5 8 106 13.3 1 100 541 5.4 6
13 Otis Armstrong Purdue 214 945 4.4 6 17 186 10.9 4 231 1131 4.9 10
14 Ken St. Pierre Indiana 181 760 4.2 5 22 166 7.5 0 203 926 4.6 5
15 Levi Mitchell Iowa 149 623 4.2 3 22 263 12.0 1 171 886 5.2 4
16 Richard Galbos Ohio State 141 540 3.8 2 9 47 5.2 0 150 587 3.9 2
17 Randy Anderson Northwestern 135 480 3.6 10 15 84 5.6 0 150 564 3.8 10
18 Eddie Jenkins Illinois 84 306 3.6 1 10 69 6.9 0 94 375 4.0 1
19 Tom Slade Michigan 77 266 3.5 3 77 266 3.5 3
20 Randy Keith Ohio State 66 216 3.3 4 3 11 3.7 0 69 227 3.3 4
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Al Robinson Northwestern 277 881 3.2 5 8 106 13.3 0 285 987 3.5 5
22 Craig Curry Minnesota 119 380 3.2 8 119 380 3.2 8
23 Don Lamka Ohio State 107 308 2.9 8 107 308 2.9 8
24 Mike Wells Illinois 79 214 2.7 1 79 214 2.7 1
25 Mike Rasmussen Michigan State 87 208 2.4 0 87 208 2.4 0
26 Neil Graff Wisconsin 77 186 2.4 1 77 186 2.4 1
27 Ted McNulty Indiana 85 1 0.0 2 85 1 0.0 2
28 Frank Sunderman Iowa 82 -192 -2.3 0 82 -192 -2.3 0