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1983 Independent Receiving Stats

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Record*: 136-120-4, .531 W-L% (5th of 11) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 139-117-4 by NCAA.

SRS: 3.31 (5th of 11) ▪ SOS: 2.26 (5th of 11)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Florida State, Notre Dame and Penn State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Boston College, East Carolina, Miami (FL), Pittsburgh and West Virginia)

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51 Players

Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School G Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Wayne Smith Tulane 11 35 835 23.9 5 7 85 12.1 0 42 920 21.9 5
2 Andrew Baker Rutgers 11 37 857 23.2 3 6 91 15.2 0 43 948 22.0 3
3 Jason Stargel Cincinnati 11 32 680 21.3 7 1 4 4.0 0 33 684 20.7 7
4 Eddie Brown Miami (FL) 11 30 640 21.3 5 5 15 3.0 1 35 655 18.7 6
5 Derrick Crawford Memphis 11 31 594 19.2 3 1 5 5.0 0 32 599 18.7 3
6 Louis Lipps Southern Mississippi 11 42 800 19.0 5 6 52 8.7 1 48 852 17.8 6
7 Milt Jackson Notre Dame 11 23 438 19.0 3 1 1 1.0 0 24 439 18.3 3
8 Jessie Hester Florida State 11 31 576 18.6 6 7 56 8.0 0 38 632 16.6 6
9 Gerard Phelan Boston College 11 22 410 18.6 1 1 6 6.0 0 23 416 18.1 1
10 Carl Williams Louisville 11 23 408 17.7 2 23 408 17.7 2
11 Brian Brennan Boston College 11 66 1149 17.4 8 6 28 4.7 0 72 1177 16.3 8
12 Kenny Jackson Penn State 12 28 483 17.3 7 7 78 11.1 1 35 561 16.0 8
13 Joe Howard Notre Dame 11 27 464 17.2 2 4 61 15.3 0 31 525 16.9 2
14 Mark Bavaro Notre Dame 11 23 376 16.3 3 23 376 16.3 3
15 Bill Wallace* Pittsburgh 12 45 727 16.2 8 45 727 16.2 8
16 Weegie Thompson Florida State 11 31 502 16.2 3 31 502 16.2 3
17 Rich Hollins West Virginia 11 47 749 15.9 4 47 749 15.9 4
18 Russell Carter Temple 11 31 482 15.5 1 31 482 15.5 1
19 Mike Shaw Virginia Tech 11 23 357 15.5 2 23 357 15.5 2
20 Kevin Baugh Penn State 12 36 547 15.2 5 2 7 3.5 0 38 554 14.6 5
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School G Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Bill Booze Cincinnati 11 33 503 15.2 2 33 503 15.2 2
22 Rob Bennett West Virginia 8 21 315 15.0 2 21 315 15.0 2
23 Scott Spellmon Army 11 34 501 14.7 0 34 501 14.7 0
24 Robert Griffin Tulane 10 25 360 14.4 1 25 360 14.4 1
25 Ira Hillary South Carolina 11 30 422 14.1 1 2 -3 -1.5 0 32 419 13.1 1
26 Hassan Jones Florida State 11 24 332 13.8 2 24 332 13.8 2
27 Stanley Shakespeare Miami (FL) 11 34 452 13.3 4 34 452 13.3 4
28 Boris Pendergrass Rutgers 11 22 292 13.3 1 4 20 5.0 0 26 312 12.0 1
29 Clarence Verdin Louisiana-Lafayette 10 30 396 13.2 2 2 5 2.5 0 32 401 12.5 2
30 Dwight Collins* Pittsburgh 12 33 433 13.1 5 1 -1 -1.0 0 34 432 12.7 5
31 Greg Hobbs Louisiana-Lafayette 10 26 336 12.9 2 1 -11 -11.0 0 27 325 12.0 2
32 Scott Schwedes Syracuse 11 21 261 12.4 1 9 66 7.3 0 30 327 10.9 1
33 Mark Stevens Navy 11 41 483 11.8 3 41 483 11.8 3
34 Scott Gieselman Boston College 11 45 525 11.7 4 45 525 11.7 4
35 Mark Savini Tulane 11 26 291 11.2 0 26 291 11.2 0
36 Clarence Nelson Virginia Tech 11 21 236 11.2 1 7 36 5.1 0 28 272 9.7 1
37 David Hatfield Louisville 11 49 543 11.1 2 1 9 9.0 0 50 552 11.0 2
38 Larry Route Tulane 11 38 421 11.1 2 4 31 7.8 0 42 452 10.8 2
39 Glenn Dennison Miami (FL) 11 54 594 11.0 3 2 6 3.0 0 56 600 10.7 3
40 Allen Pinkett Notre Dame 11 28 288 10.3 2 252 1394 5.5 16 280 1682 6.0 18
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School G Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
41 Alan Andrews Rutgers 11 48 472 9.8 4 48 472 9.8 4
42 Tom Wheeler Florida State 11 24 235 9.8 3 24 235 9.8 3
43 Joe McCall* Pittsburgh 12 26 253 9.7 1 197 961 4.9 6 223 1214 5.4 7
44 Albert Bentley Miami (FL) 11 32 294 9.2 1 144 722 5.0 5 176 1016 5.8 6
45 Ron Davenport Louisville 11 22 194 8.8 1 88 337 3.8 3 110 531 4.8 4
46 Paul Palmer Temple 11 33 271 8.2 2 141 628 4.5 6 174 899 5.2 8
47 Willie Shelby Louisville 11 26 212 8.2 0 107 447 4.2 2 133 659 5.0 2
48 Speedy Neal Miami (FL) 11 24 178 7.4 0 66 295 4.5 6 90 473 5.3 6
49 Napoleon McCallum Navy 11 24 166 6.9 1 331 1587 4.8 10 355 1753 4.9 11
50 Don Goodman Cincinnati 11 51 343 6.7 1 94 356 3.8 1 145 699 4.8 2
51 Mike S. Jones Tulane 11 25 97 3.9 0 87 360 4.1 1 112 457 4.1 1