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Benny Nelson

School: Alabama
Position: RB

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

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)