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Pervis Atkins

School: New Mexico State
Position: RB

Heisman Voting: 9th in 1960

Draft: 3rd round, 30th overall of the 1960 NFL draft by the Los Angeles Rams

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
1959 New Mexico State BIAA RB 10 130 971 7.5 13 22 301 13.7 3 152 1272 8.4 16
1960 New Mexico State BIAA RB 10 65 611 9.4 2 26 468 18.0 6 91 1079 11.9 8
Career New Mexico State 195 1582 8.1 15 48 769 16.0 9 243 2351 9.7 24

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Heisman Voting
1960 124 Points (9th)
Rushing Yards
1959 NCAA 971 (1st)
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1959 NCAA 7.5 (2nd)
1960 NCAA 9.4 (1st)
Rushing Touchdowns
1959 NCAA 13 (1st)
Receiving Yards
1960 NCAA 468 (4th)
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1960 NCAA 18.0 (4th)
Receiving Touchdowns
1960 NCAA 6 (3rd)
Plays From Scrimmage
1959 NCAA 152 (9th)
Yards From Scrimmage
1959 NCAA 1272 (1st)
1960 NCAA 1079 (4th)
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1959 NCAA 16 (1st)
Total Touchdowns
1959 NCAA 13 (5th)