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1959 Illinois Fighting Illini Stats

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Record: 5-3-1, .611 W-L% (31st of 112) ▪ Rank: 13th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 4-2-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ray Eliot (5-3-1)

PS/G: 12.3 (79th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 10.3 (20th of 112)
SRS: 11.43 (18th of 112) ▪ SOS: 9.54 (12th of 112)

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 9 6.1 13.2 46.2 93.4 0.2 49.7 179.2 3.6
Defense 9 6.3 16.3 38.8 76.4 42.9 113.9 2.7
Difference -0.2 -3.1 +7.4 +17.0 +0.2 +6.8 +65.3 +0.9 0.0

Passing

Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Mel Meyers 32 63 50.8 495 7.9 2.1 2 9 98.7
2 John Easterbrook 19 43 44.2 292 6.8 1.6 0 5 78.0
3 Bob Hickey 3 8 37.5 40 5.0 -0.6 0 1 54.5
4 Russ Martin 1 5 20.0 14 2.8 2.8 0 0 43.5

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Bill Brown 89 504 5.7 1 -4 -4.0 0 90 500 5.6 0
2 Johnny Counts 80 416 5.2 19 314 16.5 2 99 730 7.4 2
3 Jim Brown 56 234 4.2 56 234 4.2 0
4 Mel Meyers 52 70 1.3 52 70 1.3 0
5 Ethan Blackaby 43 122 2.8 9 133 14.8 0 52 255 4.9 0
6 Marshall Starks 41 136 3.3 10 167 16.7 0 51 303 5.9 0
7 Dejustice Coleman 22 61 2.8 2 40 20.0 0 24 101 4.2 0
8 John Easterbrook 19 7 0.4 19 7 0.4 0
9 Gary Kolb 12 24 2.0 4 29 7.3 0 16 53 3.3 0
10 Ed O'Bradovich 7 25 3.6 2 76 38.0 0 9 101 11.2 0
11 Doug Wallace 7 -1 -0.1 3 42 14.0 0 10 41 4.1 0
12 Joe Krakoski 6 20 3.3 1 2 2.0 0 7 22 3.1 0
13 Bob Salata 5 13 2.6 5 13 2.6 0
14 Russ Martin 5 -17 -3.4 5 -17 -3.4 0
15 Bob Hickey 3 -1 -0.3 1 6 6.0 0 4 5 1.3 0
16 Gerald Patrick 2 24 12.0 0 2 24 12.0 0
17 Gerald Wood 1 12 12.0 0 1 12 12.0 0