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John Riggins

School: Kansas
Position: RB

Draft: 1st round, 6th overall of the 1971 NFL 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
1968 Kansas Big 8 RB 10 139 866 6.2 6 139 866 6.2 6
1969 Kansas Big 8 RB 10 170 662 3.9 1 2 23 11.5 0 172 685 4.0 1
1970 Kansas Big 8 RB 11 209 1131 5.4 12 7 44 6.3 2 216 1175 5.4 14
Career Kansas 518 2659 5.1 19 9 67 7.4 2 527 2726 5.2 21

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Rush Attempts
1968 Big 8 139 (8th)
1969 Big 8 170 (5th)
1970 Big 8 209 (1st)
Rushing Yards
1968 Big 8 866 (2nd)
1969 Big 8 662 (4th)
1970 Big 8 1131 (1st)
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1968 NCAA 6.2 (9th)
1968 Big 8 6.2 (2nd)
1970 Big 8 5.4 (4th)
Rushing Touchdowns
1968 Big 8 6 (7th)
1970 Big 8 12 (2nd)
Plays From Scrimmage
1968 Big 8 139 (8th)
1969 Big 8 172 (6th)
1970 Big 8 216 (1st)
Yards From Scrimmage
1968 Big 8 866 (4th)
1969 Big 8 685 (9th)
1970 Big 8 1175 (1st)
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1968 Big 8 6 (9th)
1970 NCAA 14 (10th)
1970 Big 8 14 (2nd)
Total Plays
1970 Big 8 209 (10th)
Total Yards
1968 Big 8 866 (9th)
1970 Big 8 1131 (9th)
Total Touchdowns
1970 Big 8 12 (6th)