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Leroy Keyes

School: Purdue
Position: RB

Consensus All-American: 1967 and 1968
Heisman Voting: 3rd in 1967 and 2nd in 1968

Draft: 1st round, 3rd overall of the 1969 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
1966 Purdue Big Ten RB 11 12 101 8.4 2 2 18 9.0 0 14 119 8.5 2
1967 Purdue Big Ten RB 10 149 986 6.6 13 45 758 16.8 6 194 1744 9.0 19
1968 Purdue Big Ten RB 10 193 1003 5.2 14 33 428 13.0 1 226 1431 6.3 15
Career Purdue 354 2090 5.9 29 80 1204 15.1 7 434 3294 7.6 36

Passing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Passing
Year School Conf Class Pos G Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1966 Purdue Big Ten RB 11 3 3 100.0 47 15.7 29.0 2 0 451.6
1967 Purdue Big Ten RB 10 5 10 50.0 58 5.8 11.8 3 0 197.7
1968 Purdue Big Ten RB 10 4 9 44.4 81 9.0 10.7 3 1 207.8
Career Purdue 12 22 54.5 186 8.5 13.7 8 1 236.5

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Heisman Voting
1967 1366 Points (3rd)
1968 1103 Points (2nd)

Passing Touchdowns
1967 Big Ten 3 (8th)
1968 Big Ten 3 (9th)

Rush Attempts
1967 Big Ten 149 (7th)
1968 Big Ten 193 (4th)

Rushing Yards
1967 Big Ten 986 (2nd)
1968 Big Ten 1003 (2nd)

Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1967 NCAA 6.6 (4th)
1967 Big Ten 6.6 (1st)
1968 Big Ten 5.2 (6th)
Career Big Ten** 5.9 (17th)

** Since 1956

Rushing Touchdowns
1967 NCAA 13 (2nd)
1967 Big Ten 13 (1st)
1968 NCAA 14 (8th)
1968 Big Ten 14 (3rd)

Receptions
1967 Big Ten 45 (4th)
1968 Big Ten 33 (6th)

Receiving Yards
1967 Big Ten 758 (1st)
1968 Big Ten 428 (8th)

Receiving Yards Per Reception
1967 Big Ten 16.8 (3rd)

Receiving Touchdowns
1967 Big Ten 6 (2nd)

Plays From Scrimmage
1967 Big Ten 194 (3rd)
1968 Big Ten 226 (4th)

Yards From Scrimmage
1967 NCAA 1744 (1st)
1967 Big Ten 1744 (1st)
1968 Big Ten 1431 (2nd)

Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1967 NCAA 19 (1st)
1967 Big Ten 19 (1st)
1968 NCAA 15 (10th)
1968 Big Ten 15 (3rd)

Total Yards
1967 Big Ten 1044 (6th)
1968 Big Ten 1084 (9th)

Total Touchdowns
1967 NCAA 16 (8th)
1967 Big Ten 16 (1st)
1968 Big Ten 17 (2nd)