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1984 Independent Leaders

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Record: 122-111-6, .523 W-L% (5th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.79 (7th of 11) ▪ SOS: 2.07 (7th of 11)

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 262
2. Doug Flutie* (BC) 246
3. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 184
4. Troy Bodine (CIN) 171
5. Eric Hochberg (RUT) 163
6. Steve Beuerlein (NDAME) 140
7. Ken Karcher (TLN) 112
  Ken Karcher (TLN) 112
  Kevin White (WV) 112
10. Bill Byrne (NAVY) 109
11. Lee Saltz (TEMP) 97
12. Todd Norley (SYR) 93
  John Congemi (PITT) 93
14. Don Wallace (LALAF) 88
15. Mark Cox (VATECH) 86
16. Danny Sparkman (MEM) 81
17. Eric Thomas (FLST) 78
18. David McLaughlin (TLN) 71
19. Bob Misch (NAVY) 67
20. Mike Hold* (SC) 64

Pass Attempts

1. Doug Flutie* (BC) 423
2. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 416
3. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 362
4. Troy Bodine (CIN) 350
5. Eric Hochberg (RUT) 306
6. Steve Beuerlein (NDAME) 232
7. Ken Karcher (TLN) 230
  Ken Karcher (TLN) 230
9. Bill Byrne (NAVY) 213
10. Kevin White (WV) 202
11. Lee Saltz (TEMP) 184
12. Danny Sparkman (MEM) 174
  John Congemi (PITT) 174
14. Todd Norley (SYR) 171
15. Don Wallace (LALAF) 167
16. Mark Cox (VATECH) 164
17. Eric Thomas (FLST) 161
18. David McLaughlin (TLN) 149
19. Doug Strang (PAST) 148
20. Bob Misch (NAVY) 140

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 63.0
2. Steve Beuerlein (NDAME) 60.3
3. Doug Flutie* (BC) 58.2
4. Kevin White (WV) 55.4
5. Todd Norley (SYR) 54.4
6. John Congemi (PITT) 53.4
7. Eric Hochberg (RUT) 53.3
8. Lee Saltz (TEMP) 52.7
9. Don Wallace (LALAF) 52.7
10. Mark Cox (VATECH) 52.4
11. Bill Byrne (NAVY) 51.2
12. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 50.8
13. Troy Bodine (CIN) 48.9
14. Ken Karcher (TLN) 48.7
  Ken Karcher (TLN) 48.7
16. Eric Thomas (FLST) 48.4
17. Danny Sparkman (MEM) 46.6

Passing Yards

1. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 3642
2. Doug Flutie* (BC) 3634
3. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 2465
4. Troy Bodine (CIN) 2056
5. Steve Beuerlein (NDAME) 1920
6. Eric Hochberg (RUT) 1909
7. Kevin White (WV) 1447
8. Bill Byrne (NAVY) 1425
9. Mike Hold* (SC) 1385
10. Ken Karcher (TLN) 1341
  Ken Karcher (TLN) 1341
12. Lee Saltz (TEMP) 1337
13. Danny Sparkman (MEM) 1315
14. Eric Thomas (FLST) 1218
15. Don Wallace (LALAF) 1127
16. John Congemi (PITT) 1102
17. Mark Cox (VATECH) 983
18. David McLaughlin (TLN) 866
19. Doug Strang (PAST) 840
20. Todd Norley (SYR) 829

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 8.8
2. Doug Flutie* (BC) 8.6
3. Steve Beuerlein (NDAME) 8.3
4. Eric Thomas (FLST) 7.6
5. Danny Sparkman (MEM) 7.6
6. Lee Saltz (TEMP) 7.3
7. Kevin White (WV) 7.2
8. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 6.8
9. Don Wallace (LALAF) 6.7
10. Bill Byrne (NAVY) 6.7
11. John Congemi (PITT) 6.3
12. Eric Hochberg (RUT) 6.2
13. Mark Cox (VATECH) 6.0
14. Troy Bodine (CIN) 5.9
15. Ken Karcher (TLN) 5.8
  Ken Karcher (TLN) 5.8
17. Todd Norley (SYR) 4.8

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Doug Flutie* (BC) 8.6
2. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 8.2
3. Eric Thomas (FLST) 8.2
4. Kevin White (WV) 6.6
5. Bill Byrne (NAVY) 5.8
6. Eric Hochberg (RUT) 5.8
7. Danny Sparkman (MEM) 5.8
8. John Congemi (PITT) 5.6
9. Steve Beuerlein (NDAME) 5.4
10. Don Wallace (LALAF) 5.2
11. Lee Saltz (TEMP) 5.0
12. Mark Cox (VATECH) 4.4
13. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 4.3
14. Ken Karcher (TLN) 4.2
  Ken Karcher (TLN) 4.2
16. Troy Bodine (CIN) 4.2
17. Todd Norley (SYR) 3.9

Passing Touchdowns

1. Doug Flutie* (BC) 30
2. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 25
3. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 18
4. Troy Bodine (CIN) 15
5. Eric Thomas (FLST) 14
6. Bill Byrne (NAVY) 11
7. Eric Hochberg (RUT) 9
  John Congemi (PITT) 9
9. Mike Hold* (SC) 8
  Ken Karcher (TLN) 8
  Ken Karcher (TLN) 8
12. Allen Mitchell* (SC) 7
  Steve Beuerlein (NDAME) 7
  Danny Sparkman (MEM) 7
15. Lee Saltz (TEMP) 6
  Darrell Speed (ECAR) 6
  Kevin White (WV) 6
18. Don Wallace (LALAF) 5
  Mark Cox (VATECH) 5
  Doug Strang (PAST) 5
  Todd Norley (SYR) 5

Passing Interceptions

1. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 28
2. Troy Bodine (CIN) 20
3. Steve Beuerlein (NDAME) 18
4. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 16
5. Doug Flutie* (BC) 13
6. Ken Karcher (TLN) 12
  Ken Karcher (TLN) 12
  Lee Saltz (TEMP) 12
9. David McLaughlin (TLN) 11
10. Robert Ducksworth (SMS) 10
  Danny Sparkman (MEM) 10
  Doug Strang (PAST) 10
13. Bill Byrne (NAVY) 9
14. Darrell Speed (ECAR) 8
  Mark Cox (VATECH) 8
  Don Wallace (LALAF) 8
17. John Congemi (PITT) 7
  Chris Jelic (PITT) 7
  Eric Hochberg (RUT) 7
  Allen Mitchell* (SC) 7
  John Shaffer (PAST) 7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 148.7
2. Doug Flutie* (BC) 147.6
3. Eric Thomas (FLST) 135.7
4. Steve Beuerlein (NDAME) 124.3
5. Kevin White (WV) 120.5
6. Bill Byrne (NAVY) 116.0
7. John Congemi (PITT) 115.7
8. Danny Sparkman (MEM) 111.8
9. Lee Saltz (TEMP) 111.5
10. Eric Hochberg (RUT) 110.8
11. Don Wallace (LALAF) 109.7
12. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 109.0
13. Mark Cox (VATECH) 103.1
14. Troy Bodine (CIN) 100.9
15. Ken Karcher (TLN) 98.7
  Ken Karcher (TLN) 98.7
17. Todd Norley (SYR) 97.7

Rush Attempts

1. Allen Pinkett (NDAME) 275
2. Doug Black (ARMY) 264
3. Jaime Covington (SYR) 201
4. Reggie Taylor (CIN) 198
5. Nate Sassaman (ARMY) 189
6. Paul Palmer (TEMP) 182
7. Albert Smith (RUT) 178
8. Troy Stradford* (BC) 166
9. Maurice Williams (VATECH) 149
10. Alonzo Highsmith (MIAFL) 146
11. Punkin Williams (MEM) 137
12. Charles Gladman (PITT) 134
  Rich Clouse (NAVY) 134
14. Greg Allen (FLST) 133
15. Ron Davenport (LOU) 130
16. Jeff Womack (MEM) 129
  Robert Ducksworth (SMS) 129
  Mike S. Jones (TLN) 129
19. Sam Dejarnette (SMS) 128
20. D.J. Dozier (PAST) 125

Rushing Yards

1. Doug Black (ARMY) 1148
2. Allen Pinkett (NDAME) 1105
3. Reggie Taylor (CIN) 1021
4. Nate Sassaman (ARMY) 1002
5. Greg Allen (FLST) 971
6. Alonzo Highsmith (MIAFL) 906
7. Paul Palmer (TEMP) 885
8. Albert Smith (RUT) 869
9. Troy Stradford* (BC) 862
10. Punkin Williams (MEM) 832
11. Roosevelt Snipes (FLST) 754
12. Jaime Covington (SYR) 745
13. D.J. Dozier (PAST) 691
14. Thomas Dendy* (SC) 634
15. Cletis Jones (FLST) 631
16. Maurice Williams (VATECH) 574
17. Mike S. Jones (TLN) 573
18. Vincent Alexander (SMS) 572
  Quinton Lewis* (SC) 572
20. Sam Dejarnette (SMS) 568

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Greg Allen (FLST) 7.3
2. Kent Hagood* (SC) 6.7
3. Roosevelt Snipes (FLST) 6.4
4. Alonzo Highsmith (MIAFL) 6.2
5. Thomas Dendy* (SC) 6.2
6. Punkin Williams (MEM) 6.1
7. Quinton Lewis* (SC) 5.9
8. D.J. Dozier (PAST) 5.5
9. Vincent Alexander (SMS) 5.4
10. Nate Sassaman (ARMY) 5.3
11. Eddie Hunter (VATECH) 5.3
12. Cletis Jones (FLST) 5.3
13. Troy Stradford* (BC) 5.2
14. Reggie Taylor (CIN) 5.2
15. William Lampley (ARMY) 5.1
16. Steve Smith (PAST) 5.0
17. Albert Smith (RUT) 4.9
18. Paul Palmer (TEMP) 4.9
19. Stephen Strachan* (BC) 4.7
20. Jimmy Walden (ECAR) 4.7

Receptions

1. Gerard Phelan* (BC) 71
2. Willie Smith (MIAFL) 66
3. Eddie Brown (MIAFL) 59
4. Deno Foster (CIN) 49
5. Larry Route (TLN) 46
6. Chris Weiler (NAVY) 44
7. Bill Wallace (PITT) 43
8. Andrew Baker (RUT) 42
  Jessie Hester (FLST) 42
10. Troy Stradford* (BC) 41
11. Alan Andrews (RUT) 40
12. Joe Jones (VATECH) 39
13. Stanley Shakespeare (MIAFL) 38
  Kelvin Martin* (BC) 38
15. Alonzo Highsmith (MIAFL) 37
  Scott Schwedes (SYR) 37
  Mike S. Jones (TLN) 37
18. Reggie Taylor (CIN) 36
19. Craig Harrison (TLN) 33
  Scott Gieselman* (BC) 33
  Ernest Givins (LOU) 33

Receiving Yards

1. Eddie Brown (MIAFL) 1114
2. Gerard Phelan* (BC) 1065
3. Willie Smith (MIAFL) 852
4. Jessie Hester (FLST) 832
5. Kelvin Martin* (BC) 778
6. Deno Foster (CIN) 754
7. Chris Weiler (NAVY) 711
8. Ernest Givins (LOU) 689
9. Stanley Shakespeare (MIAFL) 621
10. Bill Wallace (PITT) 610
11. Ira Hillary* (SC) 564
12. Andrew Baker (RUT) 533
13. Ricky Nichols (ECAR) 513
14. Alan Andrews (RUT) 511
15. Craig Harrison (TLN) 509
16. Pierre Perkins (LALAF) 508
17. Scott Schwedes (SYR) 506
18. Willie Marshall (TEMP) 503
19. Hassan Jones (FLST) 501
20. Gary Mullen (WV) 495

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Willie Marshall (TEMP) 22.9
2. Ira Hillary* (SC) 20.9
3. Ernest Givins (LOU) 20.9
4. Kelvin Martin* (BC) 20.5
5. Jessie Hester (FLST) 19.8
6. Chuck Scales (PITT) 19.6
7. Pierre Perkins (LALAF) 19.5
8. Eddie Brown (MIAFL) 18.9
9. Russell Carter (TEMP) 18.7
10. Ricky Nichols (ECAR) 18.3
11. Hassan Jones (FLST) 17.9
12. Boris Pendergrass (RUT) 16.8
13. Gary Mullen (WV) 16.5
14. Stanley Shakespeare (MIAFL) 16.3
15. Melvin Bratton (MIAFL) 16.3
16. Chris Weiler (NAVY) 16.2
17. Craig Harrison (TLN) 15.4
18. Deno Foster (CIN) 15.4
19. Gerard Phelan* (BC) 15.0
20. Willie Drewery (WV) 14.7

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Allen Pinkett (NDAME) 294
2. Doug Black (ARMY) 265
3. Reggie Taylor (CIN) 234
4. Jaime Covington (SYR) 226
5. Paul Palmer (TEMP) 211
6. Troy Stradford* (BC) 207
7. Albert Smith (RUT) 190
8. Nate Sassaman (ARMY) 189
9. Alonzo Highsmith (MIAFL) 183
10. Mike S. Jones (TLN) 166
11. Maurice Williams (VATECH) 156
12. Ron Davenport (LOU) 154
13. Rich Clouse (NAVY) 152
14. Punkin Williams (MEM) 145
15. Dwayne Williams (LALAF) 144
16. Charles Gladman (PITT) 142
17. Jeff Womack (MEM) 137
18. Sam Dejarnette (SMS) 135
  Greg Allen (FLST) 135
20. Craig Heyward (PITT) 133

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Allen Pinkett (NDAME) 1362
2. Troy Stradford* (BC) 1300
3. Reggie Taylor (CIN) 1224
4. Alonzo Highsmith (MIAFL) 1163
5. Doug Black (ARMY) 1154
6. Eddie Brown (MIAFL) 1150
7. Gerard Phelan* (BC) 1106
8. Paul Palmer (TEMP) 1082
9. Nate Sassaman (ARMY) 1002
10. Punkin Williams (MEM) 987
11. Greg Allen (FLST) 983
12. Albert Smith (RUT) 922
13. Jessie Hester (FLST) 916
14. Jaime Covington (SYR) 892
15. Mike S. Jones (TLN) 864
16. Willie Smith (MIAFL) 852
17. Roosevelt Snipes (FLST) 782
18. Kelvin Martin* (BC) 778
19. Ron Davenport (LOU) 763
20. Deno Foster (CIN) 754

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Allen Pinkett (NDAME) 18
2. Troy Stradford* (BC) 12
  Stephen Strachan* (BC) 12
4. Alonzo Highsmith (MIAFL) 11
  Doug Black (ARMY) 11
  Kelvin Martin* (BC) 11
7. Paul Palmer (TEMP) 10
  Jessie Hester (FLST) 10
9. Albert Smith (RUT) 9
  Eddie Brown (MIAFL) 9
  Reggie Taylor (CIN) 9
12. Thomas Dendy* (SC) 8
  Bill Wallace (PITT) 8
  Greg Allen (FLST) 8
  Punkin Williams (MEM) 8
16. Jimmy Walden (ECAR) 7
  Ron Davenport (LOU) 7
  Hassan Jones (FLST) 7
  Nate Sassaman (ARMY) 7
  Deno Foster (CIN) 7

Total Plays

1. Doug Flutie* (BC) 489
2. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 468
3. Troy Bodine (CIN) 413
4. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 387
5. Eric Hochberg (RUT) 331
6. Lee Saltz (TEMP) 290
  Steve Beuerlein (NDAME) 290
8. Don Wallace (LALAF) 283
9. Allen Pinkett (NDAME) 277
10. Ken Karcher (TLN) 265
  Ken Karcher (TLN) 265
12. Doug Black (ARMY) 264
13. Kevin White (WV) 259
14. Robert Ducksworth (SMS) 255
15. Mike Hold* (SC) 249
16. Bill Byrne (NAVY) 248
17. Nate Sassaman (ARMY) 245
18. Eric Thomas (FLST) 239
19. Todd Norley (SYR) 228
20. Danny Sparkman (MEM) 225

Total Yards

1. Doug Flutie* (BC) 4013
2. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 3412
3. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 2353
4. Troy Bodine (CIN) 2076
5. Steve Beuerlein (NDAME) 1845
6. Eric Hochberg (RUT) 1822
7. Mike Hold* (SC) 1677
8. Kevin White (WV) 1431
9. Bill Byrne (NAVY) 1391
10. Nate Sassaman (ARMY) 1366
11. Lee Saltz (TEMP) 1357
12. Don Wallace (LALAF) 1311
13. Danny Sparkman (MEM) 1303
14. Eric Thomas (FLST) 1277
15. Ken Karcher (TLN) 1198
  Ken Karcher (TLN) 1198
17. Robert Ducksworth (SMS) 1173
18. Doug Black (ARMY) 1148
19. Allen Pinkett (NDAME) 1135
20. John Congemi (PITT) 1095

Total Yards Per Play

1. Doug Flutie* (BC) 8.2
2. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 7.3

Total Touchdowns

1. Doug Flutie* (BC) 33
2. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 29
3. Allen Pinkett (NDAME) 18
  Ed Rubbert (LOU) 18
5. Troy Bodine (CIN) 15
6. Bill Byrne (NAVY) 14
  Eric Thomas (FLST) 14
8. Mike Hold* (SC) 13
9. Allen Mitchell* (SC) 11
  Doug Black (ARMY) 11
  John Congemi (PITT) 11
  Stephen Strachan* (BC) 11
13. Eric Hochberg (RUT) 10
  Paul Palmer (TEMP) 10
  Don Wallace (LALAF) 10
16. Alonzo Highsmith (MIAFL) 9
  Nate Sassaman (ARMY) 9
  Albert Smith (RUT) 9
19. Reggie Taylor (CIN) 8
  Mark Cox (VATECH) 8
  Doug Strang (PAST) 8
  Thomas Dendy* (SC) 8
  Ken Karcher (TLN) 8
  Darrell Speed (ECAR) 8
  Ken Karcher (TLN) 8
  Greg Allen (FLST) 8