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Dwight Nichols

School: Iowa State
Position: RB/QB

Heisman Voting: 8th in 1959

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
1957 Iowa State Big 7 RB 10 211 668 3.2 211 668 3.2 0
1958 Iowa State Big 7 RB 10 220 815 3.7 220 815 3.7 0
1959 Iowa State Big 7 QB 10 207 749 3.6 9 207 749 3.6 9
Career Iowa State 638 2232 3.5 9 638 2232 3.5 9

Passing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Passing
Year School Conf Class Pos G Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1957 Iowa State Big 7 RB 10 50 99 50.5 751 7.6 5.8 7 7 123.4
1958 Iowa State Big 7 RB 10 26 55 47.3 357 6.5 5.7 0 1 98.2
1959 Iowa State Big 7 QB 10 43 80 53.8 609 7.6 6.8 8 5 138.2
Career Iowa State 119 234 50.9 1717 7.3 6.1 15 13 122.5

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Heisman Voting
1959 126 Points (8th)

Pass Completions
1957 Big 7 50 (1st)
1958 Big 7 26 (4th)
1959 Big 7 43 (3rd)

Pass Attempts
1957 Big 7 99 (1st)
1958 Big 7 55 (4th)
1959 Big 7 80 (4th)

Passing Yards
1957 Big 7 751 (1st)
1958 Big 7 357 (3rd)
1959 Big 7 609 (2nd)

Passing Touchdowns
1957 Big 7 7 (1st)
1959 Big 7 8 (1st)

Passing Interceptions
1957 Big 7 7 (2nd)
1959 Big 7 5 (7th)

Rush Attempts
1957 NCAA 211 (1st)
1957 Big 7 211 (1st)
1958 NCAA 220 (1st)
1958 Big 7 220 (1st)
1959 NCAA 207 (1st)
1959 Big 7 207 (1st)
Career Big 8** 638 (12th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Rushing Yards
1957 Big 7 668 (3rd)
1958 NCAA 815 (3rd)
1958 Big 7 815 (1st)
1959 NCAA 749 (4th)
1959 Big 7 749 (2nd)

Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1959 Big 7 3.6 (10th)

Rushing Touchdowns
1959 NCAA 9 (4th)
1959 Big 7 9 (1st)

Plays From Scrimmage
1957 NCAA 211 (1st)
1957 Big 7 211 (1st)
1958 NCAA 220 (1st)
1958 Big 7 220 (1st)
1959 NCAA 207 (1st)
1959 Big 7 207 (1st)
Career Big 8** 638 (15th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Yards From Scrimmage
1957 Big 7 668 (5th)
1958 NCAA 815 (10th)
1958 Big 7 815 (1st)
1959 Big 7 749 (2nd)

Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1959 Big 7 9 (1st)

Total Plays
1957 NCAA 310 (1st)
1957 Big 7 310 (1st)
1958 NCAA 275 (2nd)
1958 Big 7 275 (1st)
1959 NCAA 287 (5th)
1959 Big 7 287 (1st)
Career Big 8** 872 (25th)

** From 1956 to 1995

Total Yards
1957 NCAA 1419 (3rd)
1957 Big 7 1419 (1st)
1958 NCAA 1172 (9th)
1958 Big 7 1172 (1st)
1959 NCAA 1358 (6th)
1959 Big 7 1358 (1st)

Total Touchdowns
1957 Big 7 7 (5th)
1959 NCAA 17 (2nd)
1959 Big 7 17 (1st)