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1997 Southeastern Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 86-54, .614 W-L% (1st of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 10.68 (1st of 11) ▪ SOS: 7.43 (1st of 11)

Division Champions: Tennessee (East) and Auburn (West)
Conference Champion: Tennessee (Won Championship Game 30-29)

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

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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 Fred Taylor Florida 214 1292 6.0 13 24 238 9.9 0 238 1530 6.4 13
2 Jamal Lewis Tennessee 232 1364 5.9 7 23 266 11.6 2 255 1630 6.4 9
3 Rondell Mealey Louisiana State 112 664 5.9 7 7 60 8.6 0 119 724 6.1 7
4 Derek Homer Kentucky 88 502 5.7 1 31 364 11.7 2 119 866 7.3 3
5 Kevin Faulk Louisiana State 205 1144 5.6 15 16 93 5.8 0 221 1237 5.6 15
6 Anthony White Kentucky 129 723 5.6 4 59 453 7.7 4 188 1176 6.3 8
7 Robert Edwards Georgia 165 908 5.5 12 23 214 9.3 1 188 1122 6.0 13
8 Jimmy Williams Vanderbilt 98 527 5.4 2 23 189 8.2 2 121 716 5.9 4
9 Troy Hambrick South Carolina 115 604 5.3 5 18 143 7.9 0 133 747 5.6 5
10 John Avery Mississippi 166 862 5.2 7 19 113 5.9 0 185 975 5.3 7
11 James Johnson Mississippi State 217 1069 4.9 12 5 56 11.2 0 222 1125 5.1 12
12 Robert Isaac Mississippi State 116 562 4.8 1 9 56 6.2 0 125 618 4.9 1
13 Curtis Alexander Alabama 155 729 4.7 6 16 133 8.3 2 171 862 5.0 8
14 Dennis Riddle Alabama 97 454 4.7 2 14 102 7.3 0 111 556 5.0 2
15 Shaun Alexander Alabama 90 415 4.6 3 4 37 9.3 0 94 452 4.8 3
16 Deuce McAllister Mississippi 94 402 4.3 4 7 71 10.1 0 101 473 4.7 4
17 Jared McGrath Vanderbilt 127 491 3.9 2 10 48 4.8 0 137 539 3.9 2
18 Rod Stinson Arkansas 111 413 3.7 2 6 51 8.5 0 117 464 4.0 2
19 Boo Williams South Carolina 117 348 3.0 1 18 202 11.2 1 135 550 4.1 2
20 Herb Tyler Louisiana State 96 279 2.9 7 96 279 2.9 7
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Eric Branch Arkansas 91 251 2.8 0 7 37 5.3 0 98 288 2.9 0
22 Damian Allen Vanderbilt 104 184 1.8 1 1 14 14.0 0 105 198 1.9 1
23 Anthony Wright South Carolina 71 44 0.6 1 71 44 0.6 1
24 Dameyune Craig Auburn 96 0 0.0 4 96 0 0.0 4
25 Clint Stoerner Arkansas 81 -267 -3.3 2 81 -267 -3.3 2