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1978 Southeastern Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 60-49-4, .549 W-L% (2nd of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 8.82 (4th of 14) ▪ SOS: 7.54 (4th of 14)

Conference Champion: Alabama

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

  • 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 Tony Nathan Alabama 111 770 6.9 6 13 104 8.0 1 124 874 7.0 7
2 Major Ogilvie Alabama 90 583 6.5 8 8 13 1.6 1 98 596 6.1 9
3 Frank Mordica Vanderbilt 173 1065 6.2 8 7 16 2.3 0 180 1081 6.0 8
4 James Brooks Auburn 90 534 5.9 3 5 20 4.0 1 95 554 5.8 4
5 Billy Jackson Alabama 103 568 5.5 2 2 27 13.5 0 105 595 5.7 2
6 James Jones Mississippi State 130 687 5.3 10 24 237 9.9 3 154 924 6.0 13
7 William Andrews Auburn 72 369 5.1 0 3 45 15.0 0 75 414 5.5 0
8 Hubert Simpson Tennessee 105 524 5.0 1 11 102 9.3 1 116 626 5.4 2
9 Joe Cribbs Auburn 253 1205 4.8 16 8 30 3.8 0 261 1235 4.7 16
10 Fred Collins Mississippi State 83 402 4.8 1 5 48 9.6 3 88 450 5.1 4
11 Hokie Gajan Louisiana State 130 611 4.7 1 4 30 7.5 0 134 641 4.8 1
12 Willie McClendon Georgia 287 1312 4.6 13 4 27 6.8 0 291 1339 4.6 13
13 Freddie Lee Williams Mississippi 137 627 4.6 3 30 232 7.7 1 167 859 5.1 4
14 Steve Whitman Alabama 80 364 4.6 1 3 22 7.3 0 83 386 4.7 1
15 Leon Perry Mississippi 148 673 4.5 3 8 38 4.8 0 156 711 4.6 3
16 Charles Alexander Louisiana State 281 1172 4.2 14 28 263 9.4 2 309 1435 4.6 16
17 Jimmy Streater Tennessee 146 593 4.1 10 146 593 4.1 10
18 David Woodley Louisiana State 97 398 4.1 5 97 398 4.1 5
19 Jimmy Womack Georgia 98 395 4.0 1 1 2 2.0 0 99 397 4.0 1
20 Calvin Davis Florida 126 497 3.9 1 8 87 10.9 0 134 584 4.4 1
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Kelsey Finch Tennessee 105 408 3.9 4 10 70 7.0 0 115 478 4.2 4
22 Terry Williams Florida 93 364 3.9 3 9 44 4.9 0 102 408 4.0 3
23 Fred Williams Kentucky 89 313 3.5 1 14 166 11.9 0 103 479 4.7 1
24 Randy Brooks Kentucky 75 244 3.3 4 4 47 11.8 1 79 291 3.7 5
25 John Fourcade Mississippi 90 227 2.5 3 90 227 2.5 3
26 Van Heflin Vanderbilt 155 236 1.5 3 155 236 1.5 3
27 Charlie Trotman Auburn 101 151 1.5 3 101 151 1.5 3
28 Jeff Rutledge Alabama 83 95 1.1 4 83 95 1.1 4
29 Dave Marler Mississippi State 88 -31 -0.4 1 88 -31 -0.4 1