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1956 Southwest Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 41-30-1, .576 W-L% (3rd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 10.30 (2nd of 12) ▪ SOS: 8.40 (2nd of 12)

Conference Champion: Texas A&M

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Texas A&M and Texas Christian)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Baylor, Texas A&M and Texas Christian)

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19 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Ken Wineburg* Texas Christian 90 615 6.8 6 12 144 12.0 1 102 759 7.4 7
2 Loyd Taylor Texas A&M 65 444 6.8 1 5 75 15.0 1 70 519 7.4 2
3 Del Shofner* Baylor 84 537 6.4 6 14 249 17.8 3 98 786 8.0 9
4 Charlie Jackson Southern Methodist 97 571 5.9 4 7 124 17.7 1 104 695 6.7 5
5 John David Crow Texas A&M 101 561 5.6 6 7 125 17.9 3 108 686 6.4 9
6 Buddy Dike* Texas Christian 129 712 5.5 6 1 10 10.0 0 130 722 5.6 6
7 Gerald Nesbitt Arkansas 129 663 5.1 1 7 7.0 0 130 670 5.2 0
8 Larry Hickman* Baylor 95 441 4.6 3 95 441 4.6 3
9 Jack Pardee Texas A&M 103 463 4.5 4 103 463 4.5 4
10 Raymond Chilton Rice 92 405 4.4 2 6 63 10.5 0 98 468 4.8 2
11 Walter Fondren Texas 115 493 4.3 4 22 318 14.5 2 137 811 5.9 6
12 Don Christian Arkansas 96 412 4.3 96 412 4.3 0
13 Jim Swink* Texas Christian 169 706 4.2 5 23 450 19.6 2 192 1156 6.0 7
14 Roddy Osborne Texas A&M 141 568 4.0 5 141 568 4.0 5
15 Bobby Peters* Baylor 78 293 3.8 3 4 27 6.8 0 82 320 3.9 3
16 Lon Slaughter Southern Methodist 68 241 3.5 1 15 219 14.6 1 83 460 5.5 2
17 Reuben Saage* Baylor 71 243 3.4 0 71 243 3.4 0
18 Ray Masters Southern Methodist 67 229 3.4 1 6 85 14.2 1 73 314 4.3 2
19 Frank Ryan Rice 77 101 1.3 3 77 101 1.3 3