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1980 Big Ten Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 53-59-1, .473 W-L% (13th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 4.87 (6th of 14) ▪ SOS: 5.81 (5th of 14)

Conference Champion: Michigan

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

  • Plsyers sorted by Yds/Att (minimum 6.25 Att/G).
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25 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Calvin Murray* Ohio State 195 1267 6.5 7 21 204 9.7 1 216 1471 6.8 8
2 Lonnie Johnson Indiana 200 1075 5.4 11 12 71 5.9 0 212 1146 5.4 11
3 Garry White Minnesota 177 959 5.4 9 15 177 11.8 0 192 1136 5.9 9
4 Butch Woolfolk* Michigan 196 1042 5.3 8 10 68 6.8 0 206 1110 5.4 8
5 Tim Spencer* Ohio State 108 577 5.3 8 4 22 5.5 0 112 599 5.3 8
6 Lawrence Ricks* Michigan 167 850 5.1 6 8 56 7.0 1 175 906 5.2 7
7 Jeff Brown Iowa 132 673 5.1 1 22 129 5.9 0 154 802 5.2 1
8 Marion Barber Minnesota 154 769 5.0 11 13 120 9.2 0 167 889 5.3 11
9 Troy King Wisconsin 87 425 4.9 1 6 28 4.7 0 93 453 4.9 1
10 Mike Harkrader Indiana 118 567 4.8 3 9 64 7.1 0 127 631 5.0 3
11 Stan Edwards* Michigan 192 901 4.7 8 9 93 10.3 0 201 994 4.9 8
12 Jimmy Smith* Purdue 139 657 4.7 7 21 150 7.1 2 160 807 5.0 9
13 Tony Ellis Michigan State 81 382 4.7 5 18 157 8.7 0 99 539 5.4 5
14 Dave Mohapp Wisconsin 109 506 4.6 4 7 98 14.0 0 116 604 5.2 4
15 Ben McCall* Purdue 113 507 4.5 4 26 187 7.2 0 139 694 5.0 4
16 John Williams Wisconsin 119 526 4.4 0 5 1 0.2 0 124 527 4.3 0
17 Mike Holmes Illinois 69 305 4.4 3 2 14 7.0 0 71 319 4.5 3
18 Steve Smith Michigan State 154 667 4.3 5 26 333 12.8 4 180 1000 5.6 9
19 John Macon* Purdue 116 450 3.9 0 10 110 11.0 0 126 560 4.4 0
20 Jeff Cohn Northwestern 137 503 3.7 3 24 162 6.8 0 161 665 4.1 3
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Calvin Thomas Illinois 73 271 3.7 3 17 148 8.7 0 90 419 4.7 3
22 Dean McKillip Iowa 81 289 3.6 3 2 15 7.5 1 83 304 3.7 4
23 Dave Mishler Northwestern 82 286 3.5 1 27 135 5.0 2 109 421 3.9 3
24 Art Schlichter* Ohio State 143 325 2.3 7 143 325 2.3 7
25 John Josten Wisconsin 99 33 0.3 0 99 33 0.3 0