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1976 Big Ten Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 55-55-2, .500 W-L% (8th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.84 (3rd of 14) ▪ SOS: 7.95 (2nd of 14)

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).
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30 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Rob Lytle* Michigan 221 1469 6.6 14 9 81 9.0 2 230 1550 6.7 16
2 Harlan Huckleby* Michigan 155 912 5.9 11 155 912 5.9 11
3 Jeff Logan* Ohio State 218 1248 5.7 6 5 44 8.8 0 223 1292 5.8 6
4 Russell Davis* Michigan 105 596 5.7 5 2 27 13.5 1 107 623 5.8 6
5 Rick Leach* Michigan 114 638 5.6 10 114 638 5.6 10
6 Mike Harkrader Indiana 192 1003 5.2 2 5 37 7.4 0 197 1040 5.3 2
7 Scott Dierking Purdue 201 1000 5.0 11 8 92 11.5 0 209 1092 5.2 11
8 Richard Baes Michigan State 187 931 5.0 7 20 125 6.3 0 207 1056 5.1 7
9 John Skibinski Purdue 173 871 5.0 4 13 118 9.1 0 186 989 5.3 4
10 Ira Matthews Wisconsin 106 535 5.0 6 19 238 12.5 1 125 773 6.2 7
11 Larry Canada Wisconsin 221 993 4.5 6 12 101 8.4 0 233 1094 4.7 6
12 Ric Enis Indiana 157 675 4.3 5 8 29 3.6 0 165 704 4.3 5
13 Ernie Sheeler Iowa 85 362 4.3 3 5 52 10.4 0 90 414 4.6 3
14 Chubby Phillips Illinois 154 651 4.2 7 9 108 12.0 0 163 759 4.7 7
15 Kent Kitzmann Minnesota 168 696 4.1 1 7 41 5.9 1 175 737 4.2 2
16 Jon Lazar Iowa 95 392 4.1 3 7 85 12.1 0 102 477 4.7 3
17 James Coleman Illinois 170 687 4.0 9 10 169 16.9 1 180 856 4.8 10
18 Rod Gerald* Ohio State 116 465 4.0 7 116 465 4.0 7
19 Pete Johnson* Ohio State 186 724 3.9 19 4 41 10.3 0 190 765 4.0 19
20 Tom Renn Iowa 91 355 3.9 3 5 41 8.2 0 96 396 4.1 3
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Steve Breault Minnesota 85 327 3.8 0 3 22 7.3 0 88 349 4.0 0
22 Greg Boykin Northwestern 105 385 3.7 0 5 40 8.0 0 110 425 3.9 0
23 Pat Geegan Northwestern 154 537 3.5 3 8 84 10.5 0 162 621 3.8 3
24 Jim Whims Northwestern 126 405 3.2 2 6 81 13.5 0 132 486 3.7 2
25 Tony Dungy Minnesota 109 348 3.2 5 109 348 3.2 5
26 Mark Vitali Purdue 100 317 3.2 8 100 317 3.2 8
27 Butch Caldwell Iowa 125 389 3.1 4 125 389 3.1 4
28 Levi Jackson Michigan State 80 244 3.1 1 9 126 14.0 2 89 370 4.2 3
29 Scott Arnett Indiana 78 157 2.0 2 78 157 2.0 2
30 Randy Dean Northwestern 91 177 1.9 1 91 177 1.9 1