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Ron Burton

School: Northwestern
Position: RB

Consensus All-American: 1959
Heisman Voting: 10th in 1959

Draft: 1st round, 9th overall of the 1960 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
1957 Northwestern Big Ten RB 9 74 389 5.3 74 389 5.3 0
1958 Northwestern Big Ten RB 9 141 613 4.3 19 392 20.6 4 160 1005 6.3 4
1959 Northwestern Big Ten RB 9 62 348 5.6 4 14 148 10.6 1 76 496 6.5 5
Career Northwestern 277 1350 4.9 4 33 540 16.4 5 310 1890 6.1 9

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Awards and Honors
1959 Consensus All-America

Heisman Voting
1959 122 Points (10th)

Rush Attempts
1958 Big Ten 141 (2nd)

Rushing Yards
1958 Big Ten 613 (2nd)
1959 Big Ten 348 (10th)

Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1957 Big Ten 5.3 (10th)
1958 Big Ten 4.3 (8th)
1959 Big Ten 5.6 (4th)

Rushing Touchdowns
1959 Big Ten 4 (3rd)

Receptions
1958 Big Ten 19 (5th)
1959 Big Ten 14 (9th)

Receiving Yards
1958 Big Ten 392 (2nd)

Receiving Yards Per Reception
1958 NCAA 20.6 (4th)
1958 Big Ten 20.6 (2nd)

Receiving Touchdowns
1958 Big Ten 4 (2nd)

Plays From Scrimmage
1958 NCAA 160 (7th)
1958 Big Ten 160 (2nd)

Yards From Scrimmage
1958 NCAA 1005 (2nd)
1958 Big Ten 1005 (1st)
1959 Big Ten 496 (6th)

Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1959 Big Ten 5 (2nd)

Total Plays
1958 Big Ten 141 (8th)

Total Yards
1958 Big Ten 613 (7th)

Total Touchdowns
1959 Big Ten 4 (8th)