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1961 Southeastern Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 70-53-1, .569 W-L% (2nd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.78 (2nd of 12) ▪ SOS: 7.29 (3rd of 12)

Conference Champion: Alabama and Louisiana State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Louisiana State and Mississippi)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Alabama, Georgia Tech, Louisiana State and Mississippi)

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

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Jerry Stovall Louisiana State 63 405 6.4 3 9 135 15.0 0 72 540 7.5 3
2 Billy Ray Adams Mississippi 91 575 6.3 9 11 198 18.0 0 102 773 7.6 9
3 Billy Williamson Georgia Tech 63 331 5.3 3 21 221 10.5 1 84 552 6.6 4
4 Mike Fracchia Alabama 130 652 5.0 5 3 6 2.0 0 133 658 4.9 5
5 Bunny Orr Tennessee 67 332 5.0 0 67 332 5.0 0
6 Earl Gros Louisiana State 90 406 4.5 4 90 406 4.5 4
7 Doug Elmore Mississippi 77 345 4.5 3 77 345 4.5 3
8 Lindy Infante Florida 85 369 4.3 4 11 129 11.7 3 96 498 5.2 7
9 Don Goodman Florida 111 455 4.1 1 111 455 4.1 1
10 Howard Dunnebacke Kentucky 67 276 4.1 2 54 27.0 0 69 330 4.8 0
11 Billy Hill Mississippi State 85 337 4.0 2 85 337 4.0 2
12 Bill McKenny Georgia 81 328 4.0 1 23 202 8.8 1 104 530 5.1 2
13 Ray Wilkins Louisiana State 66 264 4.0 3 9 72 8.0 0 75 336 4.5 3
14 Mallon Faircloth Tennessee 123 475 3.9 6 123 475 3.9 6
15 Bill Ransdell Kentucky 73 278 3.8 11 80 7.3 0 84 358 4.3 0
16 Larry Rawson Auburn 121 448 3.7 3 3 67 22.3 0 124 515 4.2 3
17 Mike McNames Georgia Tech 94 350 3.7 2 94 350 3.7 2
18 Pat Trammell Alabama 75 279 3.7 9 75 279 3.7 9
19 Wendell Harris Louisiana State 65 241 3.7 6 10 177 17.7 2 75 418 5.6 8
20 Bill Godfrey Georgia 64 234 3.7 1 64 234 3.7 1
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Gary Steward Kentucky 79 285 3.6 6 77 12.8 0 85 362 4.3 0
22 Bobby Hunt Auburn 101 347 3.4 6 101 347 3.4 6
23 Mackie Weaver Mississippi State 97 312 3.2 1 97 312 3.2 1
24 Hank Lesesne Vanderbilt 112 325 2.9 112 325 2.9 0
25 Larry Libertore Florida 120 341 2.8 0 120 341 2.8 0
26 Larry Rakestraw Georgia 83 131 1.6 2 83 131 1.6 2
27 Stan Gann Georgia Tech 93 127 1.4 5 93 127 1.4 5