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1978 Big Ten Conference Receiving Stats

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Record: 51-55-7, .482 W-L% (10th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 4.79 (5th of 14) ▪ SOS: 5.81 (5th of 14)

Conference Champion: Michigan and Michigan State

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

  • Players sorted by Yds/Rec (minimum 1.875 Rec/G).
  • An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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18 Players

Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Ralph Clayton* Michigan 25 546 21.8 8 12 50 4.2 1 37 596 16.1 9
2 Doug Donley* Ohio State 24 510 21.3 3 24 510 21.3 3
3 Kirk Gibson Michigan State 42 806 19.2 7 7 53 7.6 2 49 859 17.5 9
4 Elmer Bailey Minnesota 27 464 17.2 4 9 57 6.3 0 36 521 14.5 4
5 Eugene Byrd Michigan State 43 718 16.7 7 1 9 9.0 0 44 727 16.5 7
6 Steve Bogan Northwestern 22 353 16.0 6 5 -1 -0.2 0 27 352 13.0 6
7 David Charles Wisconsin 38 573 15.1 5 1 4 4.0 0 39 577 14.8 5
8 Bart Burrell Purdue 31 467 15.1 4 31 467 15.1 4
9 Dave Young Purdue 27 400 14.8 3 27 400 14.8 3
10 Mike Harris Purdue 34 495 14.6 4 2 2 1.0 0 36 497 13.8 4
11 Ray Sydnor Wisconsin 27 392 14.5 2 27 392 14.5 2
12 Wayne Souza Wisconsin 24 323 13.5 3 16 45 2.8 1 40 368 9.2 4
13 Mike McGee Northwestern 22 298 13.5 1 22 298 13.5 1
14 Jeff Barnes Illinois 22 270 12.3 0 22 270 12.3 0
15 Mark Brammer Michigan State 33 360 10.9 2 33 360 10.9 2
16 Russell Pope Purdue 35 292 8.3 1 164 673 4.1 5 199 965 4.8 6
17 Marion Barber Minnesota 22 171 7.8 2 247 1210 4.9 8 269 1381 5.1 10
18 Tim Hill Northwestern 24 122 5.1 0 65 195 3.0 0 89 317 3.6 0