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Keith Byars

School: Ohio State
Position: RB

Consensus All-American: 1984
Heisman Voting: 2nd in 1984

Draft: 1st round, 10th overall of the 1986 NFL draft by the Philadelphia Eagles

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
*1982 Ohio State Big Ten RB 12 6 24 4.0 0 6 24 4.0 0
*1983 Ohio State Big Ten RB 12 222 1199 5.4 20 23 359 15.6 1 245 1558 6.4 21
*1984 Ohio State Big Ten RB 12 336 1764 5.3 22 42 479 11.4 2 378 2243 5.9 24
*1985 Ohio State Big Ten RB 12 55 213 3.9 4 7 44 6.3 0 62 257 4.1 4
Career Ohio State 619 3200 5.2 46 72 882 12.3 3 691 4082 5.9 49

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
*1982 Ohio State Big Ten RB 12 1 28 28.0 0
*1983 Ohio State Big Ten RB 12 2 136 68.0 1
*1984 Ohio State Big Ten RB 12 8 198 24.8 0
*1985 Ohio State Big Ten RB 12
Career Ohio State 11 362 32.9 1

Passing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Passing
Year School Conf Class Pos G Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
*1982 Ohio State Big Ten RB 12
*1983 Ohio State Big Ten RB 12
*1984 Ohio State Big Ten RB 12 1 1 100.0 35 35.0 55.0 1 0 724.0
*1985 Ohio State Big Ten RB 12
Career Ohio State 1 1 100.0 35 35.0 55.0 1 0 724.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Heisman Voting
1984 1251 Points (2nd)

Rush Attempts
1983 Big Ten 222 (1st)
1984 NCAA 336 (1st)
1984 Big Ten 336 (1st)

Rushing Yards
1983 NCAA 1199 (10th)
1983 Big Ten 1199 (1st)
1984 NCAA 1764 (1st)
1984 Big Ten 1764 (1st)

Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1983 Big Ten 5.4 (4th)
1984 Big Ten 5.2 (3rd)

Rushing Touchdowns
1983 NCAA 20 (2nd)
1983 Big Ten 20 (1st)
1984 NCAA 22 (1st)
1984 Big Ten 22 (1st)
Career Big Ten** 46 (8th)

** Since 1956

Receptions
1984 Big Ten 42 (7th)

Plays From Scrimmage
1983 Big Ten 245 (2nd)
1984 NCAA 378 (1st)
1984 Big Ten 378 (1st)

Yards From Scrimmage
1983 NCAA 1558 (5th)
1983 Big Ten 1558 (1st)
1984 NCAA 2243 (1st)
1984 Big Ten 2243 (1st)

Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1983 NCAA 21 (2nd)
1983 Big Ten 21 (1st)
1984 NCAA 24 (1st)
1984 Big Ten 24 (1st)
Career Big Ten** 49 (8th)

** Since 1956

Total Plays
1983 Big Ten 222 (10th)
1984 Big Ten 337 (6th)

Total Yards
1983 Big Ten 1199 (10th)
1984 Big Ten 1799 (7th)

Total Touchdowns
1983 Big Ten 20 (3rd)
1984 NCAA 23 (9th)
1984 Big Ten 23 (2nd)