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Bill Thornton

School: Nebraska
Position: RB

Draft: 5th round, 58th overall of the 1963 NFL draft by the St. Louis Cardinals
     22nd round, 171st overall of the 1963 AFL draft by the New York Jets

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
1960 Nebraska Big 8 RB 10 96 422 4.4 3 21 7.0 0 99 443 4.5 0
1961 Nebraska Big 8 RB 10 127 618 4.9 2 12 6.0 0 129 630 4.9 0
1962 Nebraska Big 8 RB 10 62 238 3.8 3 62 238 3.8 3
Career Nebraska 285 1278 4.5 3 5 33 6.6 0 290 1311 4.5 3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Rush Attempts
1960 Big 8 96 (10th)
1961 Big 8 127 (6th)
Rushing Yards
1960 Big 8 422 (8th)
1961 Big 8 618 (4th)
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1960 Big 8 4.4 (7th)
1961 Big 8 4.9 (7th)
Plays From Scrimmage
1960 Big 8 99 (9th)
1961 Big 8 129 (6th)
Yards From Scrimmage
1960 Big 8 443 (9th)
1961 Big 8 630 (6th)
Total Plays
1961 Big 8 127 (9th)
Total Yards
1961 Big 8 618 (6th)