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Benny Nelson

School: Alabama
Position: RB-DB

Draft: 5th round, 61st overall of the 1964 NFL draft by the Detroit Lions
     12th round, 94th overall of the 1964 AFL draft by the Houston Oilers

Other SR Links: Pro-Football-Reference.com

Rushing & Receiving

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1961 Alabama SEC RB 10 3 27 9.0 0 1 1 1.0 0 4 28 7.0 0
1962 Alabama SEC RB 10 35 186 5.3 2 7 113 16.1 2 42 299 7.1 4
1963 Alabama SEC RB 10 97 612 6.3 9 9 79 8.8 1 106 691 6.5 10
Career Alabama 135 825 6.1 11 17 193 11.4 3 152 1018 6.7 14

Scoring

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Touchdowns Kicking
Year School Conf Class Pos G Rush Rec Int FR PR KR Oth Tot XPM FGM 2PM Sfty Pts
1961 Alabama SEC RB 10 0 0 0 0
1962 Alabama SEC RB 10 2 2 4 24
1963 Alabama SEC RB 10 9 1 10 60
Career Alabama 11 3 14 84

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Rushing Yards
1963 SEC 612 (4th)

Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1963 NCAA 6.3 (9th)
1963 SEC 6.3 (1st)

Rushing Touchdowns
1963 NCAA 9 (8th)
1963 SEC 9 (2nd)

Plays From Scrimmage
1963 SEC 106 (8th)

Yards From Scrimmage
1963 SEC 691 (3rd)

Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1962 SEC 4 (6th)
1963 NCAA 10 (6th)
1963 SEC 10 (1st)

Total Touchdowns
1963 SEC 9 (7th)

Touchdowns
1962 SEC 4 (6th)
1963 NCAA 10 (6th)
1963 SEC 10 (1st)

Points
1962 SEC 24 (6th)
1963 NCAA 60 (6th)
1963 SEC 60 (1st)