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1973 Big Ten Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 52-56-2, .482 W-L% (10th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 10.29 (3rd of 13) ▪ SOS: 10.19 (2nd of 13)

Conference Champion: Michigan and Ohio State

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

  • Plsyers sorted by Yds/Att (minimum 6.25 Att/G).
  • An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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38 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Archie Griffin* Ohio State 247 1577 6.4 7 5 32 6.4 1 252 1609 6.4 8
2 Rick Upchurch Minnesota 141 841 6.0 9 4 33 8.3 0 145 874 6.0 9
3 Chuck Heater Michigan 114 666 5.8 6 1 21 21.0 0 115 687 6.0 6
4 Cornelius Greene* Ohio State 126 720 5.7 12 126 720 5.7 12
5 Ken Starch Wisconsin 117 632 5.4 2 7 47 6.7 0 124 679 5.5 2
6 Gordon Bell Michigan 88 464 5.3 4 2 8 4.0 0 90 472 5.2 4
7 Larry Powell Minnesota 95 481 5.1 4 6 -4 -0.7 0 101 477 4.7 4
8 Billy Marek Wisconsin 241 1207 5.0 13 5 91 18.2 1 246 1298 5.3 14
9 Gil Chapman Michigan 111 542 4.9 6 2 14 7.0 0 113 556 4.9 6
10 Courtney Snyder Indiana 87 424 4.9 1 7 31 4.4 0 94 455 4.8 1
11 Jim Jensen Iowa 111 509 4.6 5 5 33 6.6 1 116 542 4.7 6
12 Steve Greene Illinois 77 354 4.6 1 8 50 6.3 1 85 404 4.8 2
13 Stan Key Northwestern 197 894 4.5 6 7 28 4.0 0 204 922 4.5 6
14 Jim Trimble Northwestern 69 311 4.5 1 6 28 4.7 0 75 339 4.5 1
15 Clarence Bullock Michigan State 113 496 4.4 0 113 496 4.4 0
16 Lonnie Perrin Illinois 90 398 4.4 1 3 30 10.0 0 93 428 4.6 1
17 Pete Gross Purdue 133 560 4.2 4 4 25 6.3 0 137 585 4.3 4
18 Dennis Franklin Michigan 101 425 4.2 6 101 425 4.2 6
19 John King Minnesota 131 533 4.1 4 1 0 0.0 0 132 533 4.0 4
20 Rich Boothe Northwestern 101 416 4.1 1 2 12 6.0 0 103 428 4.2 1
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Eddie Jenkins Illinois 93 379 4.1 4 19 198 10.4 0 112 577 5.2 4
22 Mike Northington Purdue 126 502 4.0 7 3 19 6.3 0 129 521 4.0 7
23 Bruce Elia* Ohio State 106 429 4.0 14 1 2 2.0 0 107 431 4.0 14
24 Ed Shuttlesworth Michigan 193 745 3.9 9 1 8 8.0 0 194 753 3.9 9
25 Bo Bobrowski Purdue 139 549 3.9 8 1 11 11.0 0 140 560 4.0 8
26 Ken Starling Indiana 180 676 3.8 2 6 59 9.8 0 186 735 4.0 2
27 George Uremovich Illinois 141 519 3.7 2 11 127 11.5 0 152 646 4.3 2
28 Mike Holt Michigan State 95 352 3.7 1 2 21 10.5 0 97 373 3.8 1
29 Dennis Cremeens Indiana 100 355 3.6 5 6 33 5.5 1 106 388 3.7 6
30 Greg Boykin Northwestern 98 350 3.6 3 2 7 3.5 0 100 357 3.6 3
31 Mark Fetter Iowa 73 263 3.6 1 7 43 6.1 1 80 306 3.8 2
32 Tyrone Wilson Michigan State 71 256 3.6 2 2 9 4.5 0 73 265 3.6 2
33 John Lawing Minnesota 119 407 3.4 5 119 407 3.4 5
34 Butch Caldwell Iowa 91 312 3.4 4 91 312 3.4 4
35 Charles Baggett Michigan State 98 313 3.2 3 98 313 3.2 3
36 David Brown Michigan State 103 314 3.0 3 7 51 7.3 1 110 365 3.3 4
37 Tony Dungy Minnesota 74 156 2.1 3 74 156 2.1 3
38 Willie Jones Indiana 71 7 0.1 3 71 7 0.1 3