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1961 Southwest Conference Rushing Stats

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Record: 44-36-4, .548 W-L% (2nd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 8.99 (3rd of 12) ▪ SOS: 7.77 (2nd of 12)

Conference Champion: Arkansas and Texas

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Texas)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Arkansas, Rice and Texas)

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

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 James Saxton Texas 10 107 846 7.9 9 7 123 17.6 0 114 969 8.5 9
2 Jimmy Saxton Texas 10 107 846 7.9 9 7 123 17.6 0 114 969 8.5 9
3 Jerry Cook Texas 10 96 527 5.5 9 2 22 11.0 0 98 549 5.6 9
4 Tommy Ford Texas 10 83 415 5.0 5 4 42 10.5 0 87 457 5.3 5
5 Ray Poage Texas 7 77 383 5.0 3 5 66 13.2 1 82 449 5.5 4
6 Lance Alworth Arkansas 10 110 531 4.8 2 18 320 17.8 3 128 851 6.6 5
7 Ronnie Bull Baylor 10 91 441 4.8 5 19 199 10.5 3 110 640 5.8 8
8 Roland Jackson Rice 10 88 415 4.7 5 1 47 47.0 1 89 462 5.2 6
9 Paul Dudley Arkansas 10 77 364 4.7 3 7 121 17.3 1 84 485 5.8 4
10 Lee Roy Caffey Texas A&M 10 85 371 4.4 2 85 371 4.4 2
11 George McKinney Arkansas 10 68 284 4.2 4 68 284 4.2 4
12 Jesse Branch Arkansas 10 69 286 4.1 1 69 286 4.1 1
13 Tommy Joe Crutcher Texas Christian 10 148 577 3.9 3 10 93 9.3 0 158 670 4.2 3
14 Coolidge Hunt Texas Tech 10 128 486 3.8 4 128 486 3.8 4
15 Billy Joe Moody Arkansas 10 81 298 3.7 2 81 298 3.7 2
16 Sam Byer Texas A&M 10 74 256 3.5 3 74 256 3.5 3
17 Randall Kerbow Rice 10 72 249 3.5 2 72 249 3.5 2
18 Johnny Lovelace Texas Tech 10 89 282 3.2 0 89 282 3.2 0
19 Sonny Gibbs Texas Christian 10 74 199 2.7 3 74 199 2.7 3
20 Mike Cotten Texas 10 64 150 2.3 3 64 150 2.3 3
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Jerry Rhome Southern Methodist 10 92 82 0.9 0 92 82 0.9 0