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1957 Receiving Stats

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National Champions: Ohio State (FWAA, UPI), Auburn (AP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: John David Crow (Texas A&M)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Woody Hayes (Ohio State)

AP Preseason #1: Oklahoma ▪ AP Final #1: Auburn

  • Players sorted by Yds/Rec (minimum 1.875 Rec/G).
  • An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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38 Players

Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Buddy Dial Rice SWC 21 508 24.2 4 21 508 24.2 4
2 Paul Maguire Citadel Southern 20 428 21.4 2 20 428 21.4 2
3 Dick Scherer Pittsburgh Ind 20 403 20.2 4 20 403 20.2 4
4 Dick Berardino Holy Cross Ind 22 420 19.1 4 22 420 19.1 4
5 Jack Fanning Washington State PCC 24 457 19.0 9 7 40 5.7 0 31 497 16.0 9
6 Craig Wall Davidson Southern 24 446 18.6 6 24 446 18.6 6
7 Les Walters Penn State Ind 24 440 18.3 5 1 9 9.0 0 25 449 18.0 5
8 Jerry Mertens Drake Ind 29 509 17.6 6 29 509 17.6 6
9 Clancey Osborne Arizona State BIAA 20 351 17.6 3 20 351 17.6 3
10 Dave Moss Dartmouth Ivy 23 385 16.7 3 1 5 5.0 24 390 16.3 3
11 Bobby Jordan Virginia Military Institute Southern 19 317 16.7 4 92 427 4.6 111 744 6.7 4
12 Jim Gibbons Iowa Big Ten 36 587 16.3 4 36 587 16.3 4
13 Dick Wallen UCLA PCC 20 303 15.2 3 3 8 2.7 0 23 311 13.5 3
14 Wimp Hewgley Wyoming Skyline 19 289 15.2 2 19 289 15.2 2
15 Fred Dugan Dayton Ind 37 546 14.8 3 10 19 1.9 1 47 565 12.0 4
16 Boyd Dowler Colorado Big 7 26 380 14.6 2 12 -12 -1.0 1 38 368 9.7 3
17 Chuck Chatfield Pacific Ind 28 404 14.4 1 6 12 2.0 0 34 416 12.2 1
18 Stuart Vaughan Utah Skyline 53 756 14.3 5 28 117 4.2 0 81 873 10.8 5
19 Gary Kapp Utah State Skyline 45 635 14.1 4 45 635 14.1 4
20 Dave Kaiser Michigan State Big Ten 19 267 14.1 1 19 267 14.1 1
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Larry Myers Montana Skyline 25 349 14.0 2 25 349 14.0 2
22 Tom Jozwiak Air Force Ind 20 272 13.6 2 20 272 13.6 2
23 Claude Chaney Dayton Ind 20 263 13.2 4 99 545 5.5 5 119 808 6.8 9
24 Larry Aldrich Idaho PCC 18 234 13.0 0 18 234 13.0 0
25 Ron Lind Drake Ind 27 347 12.9 2 101 520 5.1 3 128 867 6.8 5
26 Alfred Jamison Colgate Ind 33 420 12.7 6 33 420 12.7 6
27 Bob DeGrant Oregon State PCC 19 239 12.6 3 19 239 12.6 3
28 Don Ellingsen Washington State PCC 45 559 12.4 3 2 10 5.0 0 47 569 12.1 3
29 Pete Jokanovich* Navy Ind 32 386 12.1 0 32 386 12.1 0
30 Joel Honeycutt Hardin-Simmons BIAA 22 258 11.7 3 34 95 2.8 0 56 353 6.3 3
31 Gene Leek Arizona BIAA 29 310 10.7 1 29 310 10.7 1
32 Tom Hooper Harvard Ivy 16 171 10.7 2 16 171 10.7 2
33 Ron Stover Oregon PCC 24 247 10.3 2 24 247 10.3 2
34 Bob Nellums Florida State Ind 21 217 10.3 2 57 223 3.9 2 78 440 5.6 4
35 Lon Slaughter Southern Methodist SWC 21 203 9.7 2 20 78 3.9 1 41 281 6.9 3
36 Fred Polzer Virginia ACC 25 232 9.3 4 25 232 9.3 4
37 Overton Curtis Utah State Skyline 24 193 8.0 1 146 616 4.2 7 170 809 4.8 8
38 Jack Redhair Arizona BIAA 25 188 7.5 0 8 43 5.4 0 33 231 7.0 0