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1979 Big Ten Conference Receiving Stats

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Record: 58-54-2, .518 W-L% (4th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.09 (4th of 14) ▪ SOS: 6.90 (3rd of 14)

Conference Champion: Ohio State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Michigan, Michigan State and Purdue)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Indiana, Michigan, Ohio 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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25 Players

Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Doug Donley* Ohio State 37 800 21.6 5 6 35 5.8 0 43 835 19.4 5
2 Gary Williams* Ohio State 25 479 19.2 2 25 479 19.2 2
3 Eugene Byrd Michigan State 30 559 18.6 4 1 -7 -7.0 0 31 552 17.8 4
4 Doug Marsh* Michigan 33 612 18.5 3 0 6 0 33 618 18.7 3
5 Tom Stauss Wisconsin 38 660 17.4 3 51 196 3.8 0 89 856 9.6 3
6 Keith Chappelle Iowa 22 340 15.5 3 22 340 15.5 3
7 Bart Burrell* Purdue 40 607 15.2 2 40 607 15.2 2
8 Elmer Bailey Minnesota 37 552 14.9 7 4 32 8.0 0 41 584 14.2 7
9 Marion Barber Minnesota 23 337 14.7 0 127 526 4.1 12 150 863 5.8 12
10 Ray Sydnor Wisconsin 22 318 14.5 2 22 318 14.5 2
11 Todd Sheets Northwestern 43 614 14.3 2 3 22 7.3 0 46 636 13.8 2
12 Jeff Anhorn Minnesota 28 392 14.0 1 28 392 14.0 1
13 Ray Smith* Purdue 31 421 13.6 2 1 3 3.0 0 32 424 13.3 2
14 Mark Brammer Michigan State 23 288 12.5 1 23 288 12.5 1
15 Brad Reid Iowa 25 290 11.6 0 25 290 11.6 0
16 Tim Stracka Wisconsin 25 289 11.6 0 1 -3 -3.0 0 26 286 11.0 0
17 Bob Stephenson* Indiana 49 564 11.5 4 49 564 11.5 4
18 Roy Artis Minnesota 25 280 11.2 1 5 58 11.6 0 30 338 11.3 1
19 Dennis Mosley Iowa 21 235 11.2 4 270 1267 4.7 12 291 1502 5.2 16
20 Dave Young* Purdue 55 584 10.6 10 55 584 10.6 10
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Wally Jones* Purdue 27 267 9.9 0 183 754 4.1 8 210 1021 4.9 8
22 Glenn Bourquin Minnesota 28 270 9.6 0 28 270 9.6 0
23 Sam Poulos Northwestern 31 245 7.9 0 31 245 7.9 0
24 Wayne Strader Illinois 24 135 5.6 1 30 110 3.7 1 54 245 4.5 2
25 Mike Holmes Illinois 25 127 5.1 0 147 792 5.4 6 172 919 5.3 6