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1956 Southeastern Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 69-50-3, .578 W-L% (2nd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.43 (3rd of 12) ▪ SOS: 7.20 (3rd of 12)

Conference Champion: Tennessee

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Georgia Tech, Mississippi and Tennessee)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Georgia Tech and Tennessee)

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

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Tommy Lorino Auburn 82 692 8.4 4 1 27 27.0 0 83 719 8.7 4
2 Bobby Hoppe Auburn 83 542 6.5 2 1 8 8.0 0 84 550 6.5 2
3 Tom Bronson Tennessee 105 562 5.4 8 105 562 5.4 8
4 Eddie Crawford Mississippi 67 357 5.3 2 14 217 15.5 3 81 574 7.1 5
5 Johnny Majors Tennessee 108 549 5.1 7 108 549 5.1 7
6 Carl Smith Tennessee 67 341 5.1 4 67 341 5.1 4
7 Phil King Vanderbilt 129 651 5.0 10 122 12.2 0 139 773 5.6 0
8 Paige Cothren Mississippi 115 560 4.9 2 6 35 5.8 0 121 595 4.9 2
9 Jim Walsh Auburn 109 537 4.9 1 2 14 7.0 0 111 551 5.0 1
10 Paul Rotenberry Georgia Tech 67 328 4.9 3 7 65 9.3 0 74 393 5.3 3
11 Frank Sabbatini Mississippi State 88 421 4.8 5 1 11 11.0 0 89 432 4.9 5
12 Jim Tait Mississippi State 68 323 4.8 2 3 37 12.3 0 71 360 5.1 2
13 Jimmy Taylor Louisiana State 117 552 4.7 8 3 17 5.7 0 120 569 4.7 8
14 Ken Owen Georgia Tech 107 497 4.6 2 107 497 4.6 2
15 Gene Newton Tulane 79 361 4.6 1 71 71.0 1 80 432 5.4 1
16 Billy Stacy Mississippi State 138 613 4.4 6 138 613 4.4 6
17 Ed Sears Florida 84 370 4.4 1 84 370 4.4 1
18 Al Carter Tennessee 73 324 4.4 7 73 324 4.4 7
19 Bobby Cravens Kentucky 78 338 4.3 78 338 4.3 0
20 Max Kelley Alabama 64 276 4.3 0 64 276 4.3 0
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Carl Manning Georgia 83 348 4.2 0 8 55 6.9 1 91 403 4.4 1
22 Don Comstock Alabama 76 316 4.2 3 4 89 22.3 1 80 405 5.1 4
23 Jim Loftin Alabama 72 293 4.1 2 72 293 4.1 2
24 Ronny Quillian Tulane 156 625 4.0 156 625 4.0 0
25 Dickie Mattison Georgia Tech 68 272 4.0 2 68 272 4.0 2
26 Howell Tubbs Auburn 75 293 3.9 4 75 293 3.9 4
27 Bob Dougherty Kentucky 73 277 3.8 1 8 8.0 0 74 285 3.9 0
28 Wilbur Lofton Georgia 71 269 3.8 1 71 269 3.8 1
29 J.W. Brodnax Louisiana State 121 452 3.7 2 13 123 9.5 0 134 575 4.3 2
30 Jim Butler Vanderbilt 71 258 3.6 71 258 3.6 0
31 Joe Brodsky Florida 66 233 3.5 2 66 233 3.5 2
32 Don Netoskie Kentucky 77 263 3.4 1 40 40.0 0 78 303 3.9 0
33 George Whitton Georgia 65 219 3.4 2 65 219 3.4 2
34 Boyce Smith Vanderbilt 71 172 2.4 1 -8 -8.0 0 72 164 2.3 0
35 Toppy Vann Georgia Tech 71 97 1.4 5 71 97 1.4 5