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Billy Sims

School: Oklahoma
Position: RB

Consensus All-American: 1978 and 1979
Heisman Voting: 1st in 1978 and 2nd in 1979

Draft: 1st round, 1st overall of the 1980 NFL draft by the Detroit Lions

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
1975 Oklahoma Big 8 RB 11 15 95 6.3 15 95 6.3 0
1976 Oklahoma Big 8 RB 11 3 44 14.7 0 3 44 14.7 0
*1977 Oklahoma Big 8 RB 12 71 413 5.8 6 71 413 5.8 6
1978 Oklahoma Big 8 RB 11 231 1762 7.6 20 1 35 35.0 0 232 1797 7.7 20
1979 Oklahoma Big 8 RB 11 224 1506 6.7 22 1 42 42.0 0 225 1548 6.9 22
Career Oklahoma 544 3820 7.0 48 2 77 38.5 0 546 3897 7.1 48

Kick & Punt Returns

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year School Conf Class Pos G Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1975 Oklahoma Big 8 RB 11
1976 Oklahoma Big 8 RB 11
*1977 Oklahoma Big 8 RB 12 2 61 30.5 0
1978 Oklahoma Big 8 RB 11
1979 Oklahoma Big 8 RB 11
Career Oklahoma 2 61 30.5 0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Heisman Voting
1978 827 Points (1st)
1979 773 Points (2nd)

Rush Attempts
1978 Big 8 231 (2nd)
1979 Big 8 224 (1st)
Career Big 8** 544 (24th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Rushing Yards
1978 NCAA 1762 (3rd)
1978 Big 8 1762 (1st)
1979 NCAA 1506 (3rd)
1979 Big 8 1506 (1st)
Career Big 8** 3820 (7th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1978 NCAA 7.6 (2nd)
1978 Big 8 7.6 (2nd)
1979 NCAA 6.7 (9th)
1979 Big 8 6.7 (1st)
Career NCAA* 7.0 (11th)
Career Big 8** 7.0 (3rd)

* Since 1956
** From 1956 to 1995

Rushing Touchdowns
1977 Big 8 6 (8th)
1978 NCAA 20 (1st)
1978 Big 8 20 (1st)
1979 NCAA 22 (1st)
1979 Big 8 22 (1st)
Career Big 8** 48 (4th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Plays From Scrimmage
1978 Big 8 232 (3rd)
1979 Big 8 225 (2nd)

Yards From Scrimmage
1978 NCAA 1797 (4th)
1978 Big 8 1797 (1st)
1979 NCAA 1548 (3rd)
1979 Big 8 1548 (1st)
Career Big 8** 3897 (9th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1977 Big 8 6 (8th)
1978 NCAA 20 (1st)
1978 Big 8 20 (1st)
1979 NCAA 22 (1st)
1979 Big 8 22 (1st)
Career Big 8** 48 (5th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Total Plays
1978 Big 8 231 (8th)
1979 Big 8 224 (4th)

Total Yards
1978 Big 8 1762 (4th)
1979 Big 8 1506 (2nd)

Total Touchdowns
1978 NCAA 20 (8th)
1978 Big 8 20 (1st)
1979 NCAA 22 (6th)
1979 Big 8 22 (1st)
Career Big 8** 48 (16th)

** From 1956 to 1995