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1971 Southeastern Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 73-41-1, .639 W-L% (1st of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 12.41 (2nd of 13) ▪ SOS: 8.28 (2nd of 13)

Conference Champion: Alabama

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

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

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Joe LaBue Alabama 73 466 6.4 3 5 43 8.6 0 78 509 6.5 3
2 Steve Bisceglia Alabama 80 472 5.9 2 80 472 5.9 2
3 Johnny Musso Alabama 191 1088 5.7 16 5 14 2.8 0 196 1102 5.6 16
4 Tommy Lowry* Auburn 92 511 5.6 6 18 115 6.4 0 110 626 5.7 6
5 Bill Rudder Tennessee 78 414 5.3 2 5 41 8.2 0 83 455 5.5 2
6 Jimmy Poulos Georgia 144 733 5.1 8 6 89 14.8 1 150 822 5.5 9
7 Ellis Beck Alabama 110 556 5.1 2 3 17 5.7 0 113 573 5.1 2
8 Bob Honeycutt Georgia 104 530 5.1 1 1 19 19.0 0 105 549 5.2 1
9 Andy Johnson Georgia 174 870 5.0 13 174 870 5.0 13
10 Art Cantrelle Louisiana State 133 649 4.9 1 5 41 8.2 0 138 690 5.0 1
11 Doug Kotar Kentucky 78 375 4.8 2 8 40 5.0 0 86 415 4.8 2
12 Lee Clymer Kentucky 96 455 4.7 3 10 155 15.5 1 106 610 5.8 4
13 Terry Henley* Auburn 92 435 4.7 4 15 152 10.1 1 107 587 5.5 5
14 Greg Ainsworth* Mississippi 162 748 4.6 11 2 8 4.0 0 164 756 4.6 11
15 Mike Rich Florida 106 481 4.5 1 10 42 4.2 0 116 523 4.5 1
16 Steve Chancey Tennessee 89 388 4.4 3 10 55 5.5 0 99 443 4.5 3
17 Chris Dantin Louisiana State 105 445 4.2 5 4 30 7.5 1 109 475 4.4 6
18 Ricky Lake Georgia 94 393 4.2 5 94 393 4.2 5
19 Jamie O'Rourke Vanderbilt 165 677 4.1 4 7 41 5.9 0 172 718 4.2 4
20 Curt Watson Tennessee 193 766 4.0 9 4 30 7.5 0 197 796 4.0 9
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Paul Lyons Louisiana State 101 394 3.9 6 101 394 3.9 6
22 Randy Reed* Mississippi 76 299 3.9 2 3 23 7.7 0 79 322 4.1 2
23 Norris Weese* Mississippi 136 520 3.8 6 136 520 3.8 6
24 Wayne Jones Mississippi State 79 285 3.6 4 2 56 28.0 0 81 341 4.2 4
25 Tommy Durrance Florida 92 326 3.5 0 39 366 9.4 6 131 692 5.3 6
26 Bernie Scruggs Kentucky 114 374 3.3 1 1 44 44.0 0 115 418 3.6 1
27 Terry Davis Alabama 138 448 3.2 6 138 448 3.2 6
28 Lewis Grubbs Mississippi State 134 419 3.1 3 7 58 8.3 0 141 477 3.4 3
29 Steve Burger Vanderbilt 172 413 2.4 8 172 413 2.4 8