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1977 Big Ten Conference Rushing Stats

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Record*: 56-55-2, .504 W-L% (9th of 15) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 57-54-2 by NCAA.

SRS: 6.44 (5th of 15) ▪ SOS: 6.74 (5th of 15)

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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33 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Jim Earley Michigan State 109 668 6.1 3 17 148 8.7 1 126 816 6.5 4
2 Ron Springs* Ohio State 200 1166 5.8 7 16 90 5.6 0 216 1256 5.8 7
3 Jeff Logan* Ohio State 107 606 5.7 3 1 8 8.0 0 108 614 5.7 3
4 James Coleman Illinois 143 715 5.0 1 2 20 10.0 0 145 735 5.1 1
5 Russell Davis Michigan 207 1013 4.9 7 12 148 12.3 1 219 1161 5.3 8
6 Ric Enis Indiana 199 978 4.9 4 4 15 3.8 0 203 993 4.9 4
7 Darrick Burnett Indiana 157 774 4.9 5 157 774 4.9 5
8 Ira Matthews Wisconsin 73 351 4.8 0 10 147 14.7 1 83 498 6.0 1
9 Harlan Huckleby Michigan 160 743 4.6 6 12 104 8.7 0 172 847 4.9 6
10 John Skibinski Purdue 147 665 4.5 4 32 221 6.9 1 179 886 4.9 5
11 Marion Barber Minnesota 128 582 4.5 2 1 11 11.0 0 129 593 4.6 2
12 Dave Mishler Northwestern 115 520 4.5 3 115 520 4.5 3
13 Leroy McGee Michigan State 162 720 4.4 6 10 90 9.0 0 172 810 4.7 6
14 Tony D'Orazio Indiana 112 491 4.4 2 9 75 8.3 0 121 566 4.7 2
15 Paul Campbell* Ohio State 103 457 4.4 5 7 91 13.0 0 110 548 5.0 5
16 Kent Kitzmann Minnesota 151 647 4.3 4 151 647 4.3 4
17 Matt Reitzug Northwestern 103 445 4.3 3 103 445 4.3 3
18 Terry Breuscher Wisconsin 81 347 4.3 1 28 343 12.3 0 109 690 6.3 1
19 Charlie Weber Illinois 87 369 4.2 1 5 26 5.2 0 92 395 4.3 1
20 Joel Payton* Ohio State 84 349 4.2 13 1 12 12.0 0 85 361 4.2 13
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Jon Lazar Iowa 100 411 4.1 3 19 225 11.8 2 119 636 5.3 5
22 Mike Brown Purdue 77 318 4.1 2 3 17 5.7 0 80 335 4.2 2
23 Mike Morgan Wisconsin 124 478 3.9 3 7 48 6.9 0 131 526 4.0 3
24 Robert Williams Purdue 99 362 3.7 0 7 135 19.3 0 106 497 4.7 0
25 Rod Gerald* Ohio State 124 446 3.6 7 124 446 3.6 7
26 Rick Leach Michigan 106 370 3.5 7 106 370 3.5 7
27 Jeff Thompson Minnesota 79 279 3.5 3 4 43 10.8 0 83 322 3.9 3
28 Sam Rushing Northwestern 72 236 3.3 0 2 14 7.0 0 74 250 3.4 0
29 Scott Arnett Indiana 125 401 3.2 6 125 401 3.2 6
30 Kurt Steger Illinois 75 174 2.3 4 75 174 2.3 4
31 Mike McCray Illinois 87 157 1.8 4 87 157 1.8 4
32 Wendell Avery Minnesota 81 79 1.0 0 81 79 1.0 0
33 Tom McLaughlin Iowa 77 0 0.0 3 77 0 0.0 3