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1988 Independent Leaders

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Record: 162-121-0, .572 W-L% (2nd of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 3.09 (4th of 10) ▪ SOS: 0.83 (6th of 10)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Florida State, Miami (FL), Notre Dame, Penn State, South Carolina and West Virginia)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Florida State, Miami (FL), Notre Dame, Syracuse and West Virginia)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Steve Walsh (MIAFL) 233
2. Jay Gruden (LOU) 224
3. Todd Ellis* (SC) 198
4. Scott Erney (RUT) 188
5. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 182
6. Brett Favre (SMS) 178
7. Terrence Jones (TLN) 162
8. Mike Johnson (AKR) 142
9. Todd Philcox (SYR) 141
10. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 129
11. Will Furrer (VATECH) 128
12. Chip Ferguson (FLST) 122
13. Conroy Hines (LATECH) 116
14. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 114
15. Major Harris* (WV) 105
16. Darnell Dickerson (PITT) 104
17. Matt Baker (TEMP) 101
18. Mark Kamphaus (BC) 100
19. Rusty Trail (MEM) 79
20. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 75
Pass Attempts
1. Todd Ellis* (SC) 391
2. Steve Walsh (MIAFL) 390
3. Jay Gruden (LOU) 382
4. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 374
5. Scott Erney (RUT) 339
6. Terrence Jones (TLN) 329
7. Brett Favre (SMS) 319
8. Mike Johnson (AKR) 299
9. Will Furrer (VATECH) 279
10. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 273
11. Conroy Hines (LATECH) 262
12. Todd Philcox (SYR) 234
13. Darnell Dickerson (PITT) 213
14. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 204
15. Chip Ferguson (FLST) 194
16. Matt Baker (TEMP) 193
17. Major Harris* (WV) 186
18. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 183
19. Mark Kamphaus (BC) 158
20. Rusty Trail (MEM) 152
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Mark Kamphaus (BC) 63.3
2. Chip Ferguson (FLST) 62.9
3. Todd Philcox (SYR) 60.3
4. Steve Walsh (MIAFL) 59.7
5. Jay Gruden (LOU) 58.6
6. Major Harris* (WV) 56.5
7. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 55.9
8. Brett Favre (SMS) 55.8
9. Scott Erney (RUT) 55.5
10. Matt Baker (TEMP) 52.3
11. Todd Ellis* (SC) 50.6
12. Terrence Jones (TLN) 49.2
13. Darnell Dickerson (PITT) 48.8
14. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 48.7
15. Mike Johnson (AKR) 47.5
16. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 47.3
17. Will Furrer (VATECH) 45.9
18. Conroy Hines (LATECH) 44.3
19. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 41.0
Passing Yards
1. Steve Walsh (MIAFL) 3115
2. Jay Gruden (LOU) 2605
3. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 2497
4. Todd Ellis* (SC) 2353
5. Terrence Jones (TLN) 2305
6. Brett Favre (SMS) 2271
7. Mike Johnson (AKR) 2170
8. Scott Erney (RUT) 2123
9. Todd Philcox (SYR) 2076
10. Major Harris* (WV) 1915
11. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 1807
12. Chip Ferguson (FLST) 1714
13. Darnell Dickerson (PITT) 1599
14. Matt Baker (TEMP) 1539
15. Will Furrer (VATECH) 1384
16. Mark Kamphaus (BC) 1323
17. Conroy Hines (LATECH) 1286
18. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 1279
19. Rusty Trail (MEM) 1231
20. Tony Rice (NDAME) 1176
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Major Harris* (WV) 10.3
2. Todd Philcox (SYR) 8.9
3. Chip Ferguson (FLST) 8.8
4. Mark Kamphaus (BC) 8.4
5. Steve Walsh (MIAFL) 8.0
6. Matt Baker (TEMP) 8.0
7. Darnell Dickerson (PITT) 7.5
8. Mike Johnson (AKR) 7.3
9. Brett Favre (SMS) 7.1
10. Terrence Jones (TLN) 7.0
11. Jay Gruden (LOU) 6.8
12. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 6.7
13. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 6.6
14. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 6.3
15. Scott Erney (RUT) 6.3
16. Todd Ellis* (SC) 6.0
17. Will Furrer (VATECH) 5.0
18. Conroy Hines (LATECH) 4.9
19. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 4.8
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Major Harris* (WV) 9.9
2. Todd Philcox (SYR) 8.1
3. Steve Walsh (MIAFL) 8.1
4. Chip Ferguson (FLST) 7.9
5. Brett Favre (SMS) 7.4
6. Matt Baker (TEMP) 7.0
7. Mark Kamphaus (BC) 6.7
8. Darnell Dickerson (PITT) 6.5
9. Mike Johnson (AKR) 5.7
10. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 5.7
11. Jay Gruden (LOU) 5.6
12. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 5.5
13. Terrence Jones (TLN) 5.5
14. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 5.2
15. Scott Erney (RUT) 5.0
16. Conroy Hines (LATECH) 4.3
17. Todd Ellis* (SC) 4.1
18. Will Furrer (VATECH) 2.8
19. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 2.0
Passing Touchdowns
1. Steve Walsh (MIAFL) 29
2. Jay Gruden (LOU) 17
  T.J. Rubley (TLS) 17
4. Todd Philcox (SYR) 16
  Chip Ferguson (FLST) 16
  Brett Favre (SMS) 16
7. Matt Baker (TEMP) 15
  Terrence Jones (TLN) 15
9. Major Harris* (WV) 14
10. Scott Erney (RUT) 13
11. Mike Johnson (AKR) 11
12. Peter Tom Willis (FLST) 9
  Todd Ellis* (SC) 9
14. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 8
  Travis Hunter (ECAR) 8
  Glenn Farkas (CIN) 8
  Tony Rice (NDAME) 8
18. Mark Kamphaus (BC) 7
  Darnell Dickerson (PITT) 7
20. Craig Erickson (MIAFL) 6
  Will Furrer (VATECH) 6
  Charlie Libretto (ECAR) 6
Passing Interceptions
1. Todd Ellis* (SC) 21
2. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 20
3. Jay Gruden (LOU) 18
  Terrence Jones (TLN) 18
5. Will Furrer (VATECH) 16
6. Mike Johnson (AKR) 15
  Scott Erney (RUT) 15
8. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 13
9. Steve Walsh (MIAFL) 12
10. Matt Baker (TEMP) 11
  Chip Ferguson (FLST) 11
  Todd Philcox (SYR) 11
13. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 9
  Travis Hunter (ECAR) 9
  Mark Kamphaus (BC) 9
  Charlie Libretto (ECAR) 9
17. Darnell Dickerson (PITT) 8
  Major Harris* (WV) 8
19. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 7
  Mike Power (BC) 7
  Marshall Taylor (NIL) 7
  Tony Rice (NDAME) 7
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Major Harris* (WV) 159.2
2. Chip Ferguson (FLST) 153.0
3. Todd Philcox (SYR) 147.9
4. Steve Walsh (MIAFL) 145.2
5. Mark Kamphaus (BC) 136.9
6. Matt Baker (TEMP) 133.6
7. Brett Favre (SMS) 129.0
8. Jay Gruden (LOU) 121.2
9. Darnell Dickerson (PITT) 115.2
10. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 114.6
11. Terrence Jones (TLN) 112.2
12. Scott Erney (RUT) 111.9
13. Mike Johnson (AKR) 110.6
14. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 109.1
15. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 105.9
16. Todd Ellis* (SC) 98.0
17. Conroy Hines (LATECH) 87.2
18. Will Furrer (VATECH) 83.2
19. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 73.9
Rush Attempts
1. Deon Booker (LOU) 217
2. Curvin Richards (PITT) 207
3. Adam Dach (NIL) 192
4. Mike Mayweather (ARMY) 191
5. Todd McNair (TEMP) 187
6. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 180
7. Anthony Brown* (WV) 178
8. Shelton Gandy (SMS) 170
9. Tim James (ECAR) 168
  Al McKinney (CIN) 168
11. Harold Green* (SC) 164
  Terrence Jones (TLN) 164
13. Mike Botti (RUT) 161
14. Ben Barnett (ARMY) 160
15. Marshall Taylor (NIL) 147
16. Rickey Bradley (SMS) 144
17. Brett Adams (TLS) 142
18. Undra Johnson* (WV) 140
  Bryan McWilliams (ARMY) 140
  Ralph Brown (VATECH) 140
Rushing Yards
1. Curvin Richards (PITT) 1228
2. Mike Mayweather (ARMY) 1022
3. Deon Booker (LOU) 1011
4. Anthony Brown* (WV) 962
5. Adam Dach (NIL) 906
6. Al McKinney (CIN) 829
7. Tim James (ECAR) 787
8. Todd McNair (TEMP) 761
9. Bryan McWilliams (ARMY) 749
10. Robert Drummond (SYR) 747
11. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 743
12. Mike Botti (RUT) 715
13. Undra Johnson* (WV) 710
14. Tony Rice (NDAME) 700
15. Gary Brown (PAST) 689
16. Ben Barnett (ARMY) 679
17. Tony Brooks (NDAME) 667
18. Rickey Bradley (SMS) 665
19. Shelton Gandy (SMS) 657
20. Mark Green (NDAME) 646
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Robert Drummond (SYR) 6.0
2. Curvin Richards (PITT) 5.9
3. Reggie McKinney (ECAR) 5.9
4. Tony Rice (NDAME) 5.8
5. Tony Brooks (NDAME) 5.7
6. Chris Parker (FLST) 5.5
7. Anthony Brown* (WV) 5.4
8. Mike Mayweather (ARMY) 5.4
9. Bryan McWilliams (ARMY) 5.3
10. Sammie Smith (FLST) 5.3
11. Mike Sanders (BC) 5.2
12. Rodney Taylor (NIL) 5.2
13. Doug Lewis (AKR) 5.1
14. Undra Johnson* (WV) 5.1
15. Gary Brown (PAST) 5.1
16. Daryl Johnston (SYR) 5.0
17. Al McKinney (CIN) 4.9
18. John Motton (AKR) 4.9
19. Michael Owens (SYR) 4.9
20. Calvin Cass (ARMY) 4.9
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 15
2. Undra Johnson* (WV) 11
3. Craig Taylor* (WV) 10
4. Deon Booker (LOU) 9
  Mike Mayweather (ARMY) 9
  Tony Rice (NDAME) 9
7. Bryan McWilliams (ARMY) 8
  Curvin Richards (PITT) 8
9. Cleveland Gary (MIAFL) 7
  Anthony Brown* (WV) 7
  Shelton Gandy (SMS) 7
  Sam Gash (PAST) 7
  Ed Toner (BC) 7
  Rickey Bradley (SMS) 7
  Mark Green (NDAME) 7
16. Charlie Libretto (ECAR) 6
  Robert Drummond (SYR) 6
  Ben Barnett (ARMY) 6
  Rodney Taylor (NIL) 6
  Gary Brown (PAST) 6
  Adam Walker (PITT) 6
  Major Harris* (WV) 6
  Alton Grizzard (NAVY) 6
  P.D. Broussard (LALAF) 6
Receptions
1. Tom Waddle (BC) 70
2. Cleveland Gary (MIAFL) 57
3. Jerome McIntosh (TLN) 52
  Dan Bitson (TLS) 52
5. Bobby Slaughter (LATECH) 49
6. Eric Young (RUT) 48
7. Andre Brown (MIAFL) 47
8. Rob Moore (SYR) 44
  Leonard Thomas (AKR) 44
10. Deon Booker (LOU) 41
  Deval Glover (SYR) 41
12. Lifford Jackson (LATECH) 40
13. Alfred Williams (SMS) 39
  Michael Pierce (TLN) 39
15. Marcus Cherry (BC) 37
  Henry Tuten (PITT) 37
17. Harold Green* (SC) 36
  Myron Richardson (VATECH) 36
19. Chad Fortune (LOU) 35
20. Willie Culpepper (LALAF) 34
  Carl Platt* (SC) 34
  Robert Brooks* (SC) 34
Receiving Yards
1. Dan Bitson (TLS) 1138
2. Jerome McIntosh (TLN) 908
3. Tom Waddle (BC) 902
4. Rob Moore (SYR) 797
5. Andre Brown (MIAFL) 746
6. Marcus Cherry (BC) 717
7. Cleveland Gary (MIAFL) 655
8. Leonard Thomas (AKR) 654
9. Bobby Slaughter (LATECH) 623
10. Calvin Phillips* (WV) 611
11. Willie Culpepper (LALAF) 603
12. Alfred Williams (SMS) 601
13. Eric Young (RUT) 592
14. Myron Richardson (VATECH) 583
15. Deval Glover (SYR) 580
16. Henry Tuten (PITT) 571
17. Charles Wilson (MEM) 554
18. Terry Anthony (FLST) 550
19. Michael Pierce (TLN) 534
20. Mike Palys (TEMP) 517
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Calvin Phillips* (WV) 25.5
2. Reggie Rembert* (WV) 22.4
3. Dan Bitson (TLS) 21.9
4. Marcus Cherry (BC) 19.4
5. Bruce LaSane (FLST) 18.5
6. Rob Moore (SYR) 18.1
7. Ronald Lewis (FLST) 17.9
8. Tracy Ellerbe (AKR) 17.8
9. Kurt Latell (AKR) 17.8
10. Willie Culpepper (LALAF) 17.7
11. Rich Drayton (TEMP) 17.7
12. Carl Jordan (NAVY) 17.6
13. Jerome McIntosh (TLN) 17.5
14. Terry Anthony (FLST) 17.2
15. Reggie Williams (PITT) 17.0
16. Charles Wilson (MEM) 16.8
17. Darryl Tillman (SMS) 16.4
18. Myron Richardson (VATECH) 16.2
19. Randal Hill (MIAFL) 16.1
20. Andre Brown (MIAFL) 15.9
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Rob Moore (SYR) 11
2. Lawrence Dawsey (FLST) 9
  Dan Bitson (TLS) 9
4. Terry Anthony (FLST) 8
  Andre Brown (MIAFL) 8
6. Reggie Rembert* (WV) 7
  Erick Harrison (TLS) 7
  Jerome McIntosh (TLN) 7
9. Mike Palys (TEMP) 6
10. Randy Bethel (MIAFL) 5
  Deval Glover (SYR) 5
  Maurice Nelson (TLN) 5
  Pete Chudzinski (MIAFL) 5
  Anthony Cummings (LOU) 5
  Tom Waddle (BC) 5
  Leonard Thomas (AKR) 5
17. Eddie Ray Jackson (SMS) 4
  Nelson Herrera (TEMP) 4
  Dale Dawkins (MIAFL) 4
  Carl Jordan (NAVY) 4
  Marcus Cherry (BC) 4
  Chad Fortune (LOU) 4
  Randal Hill (MIAFL) 4
  Walter Wilson (ECAR) 4
  Leonard Conley (MIAFL) 4
  Brett Mersola (RUT) 4
  Cleveland Gary (MIAFL) 4
  Robert Brooks* (SC) 4
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Deon Booker (LOU) 258
2. Curvin Richards (PITT) 209
3. Todd McNair (TEMP) 206
4. Harold Green* (SC) 200
5. Al McKinney (CIN) 199
6. Adam Dach (NIL) 192
  Mike Mayweather (ARMY) 192
8. Mike Botti (RUT) 185
9. Anthony Brown* (WV) 182
10. Tim James (ECAR) 181
11. Shelton Gandy (SMS) 180
  Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 180
13. Cleveland Gary (MIAFL) 174
14. Brett Adams (TLS) 172
15. Terrence Jones (TLN) 164
16. Derrick Douglas (LATECH) 161
17. Ben Barnett (ARMY) 160
18. Ralph Brown (VATECH) 151
19. Rickey Bradley (SMS) 149
  Mark Green (NDAME) 149
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Deon Booker (LOU) 1402
2. Curvin Richards (PITT) 1257
3. Cleveland Gary (MIAFL) 1135
4. Dan Bitson (TLS) 1134
5. Mike Mayweather (ARMY) 1070
6. Al McKinney (CIN) 1028
7. Mike Botti (RUT) 1001
8. Anthony Brown* (WV) 999
9. Harold Green* (SC) 921
10. Tim James (ECAR) 917
  Jerome McIntosh (TLN) 917
12. Derrick Douglas (LATECH) 911
13. Adam Dach (NIL) 906
14. Tom Waddle (BC) 902
15. Daryl Johnston (SYR) 895
16. Todd McNair (TEMP) 890
17. Michael Pierce (TLN) 879
18. Robert Drummond (SYR) 866
19. Brett Adams (TLS) 862
20. Rob Moore (SYR) 859
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 15
2. Undra Johnson* (WV) 12
  Deon Booker (LOU) 12
4. Cleveland Gary (MIAFL) 11
  Rob Moore (SYR) 11
6. Reggie Rembert* (WV) 10
  Craig Taylor* (WV) 10
  Lawrence Dawsey (FLST) 10
9. Dan Bitson (TLS) 9
  Tony Rice (NDAME) 9
  Mike Mayweather (ARMY) 9
12. Bryan McWilliams (ARMY) 8
  Erick Harrison (TLS) 8
  Terry Anthony (FLST) 8
  Curvin Richards (PITT) 8
  Andre Brown (MIAFL) 8
  Rickey Bradley (SMS) 8
18. P.D. Broussard (LALAF) 7
  Mark Green (NDAME) 7
  Robert Drummond (SYR) 7
  Ed Toner (BC) 7
  Sam Gash (PAST) 7
  Shelton Gandy (SMS) 7
  Anthony Brown* (WV) 7
  Gary Brown (PAST) 7
  Jerome McIntosh (TLN) 7
  Mike Botti (RUT) 7
Total Plays
1. Terrence Jones (TLN) 493
2. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 453
3. Jay Gruden (LOU) 438
4. Todd Ellis* (SC) 429
5. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 419
6. Steve Walsh (MIAFL) 405
7. Mike Johnson (AKR) 402
8. Scott Erney (RUT) 381
9. Brett Favre (SMS) 370
10. Darnell Dickerson (PITT) 339
11. Will Furrer (VATECH) 337
12. Major Harris* (WV) 320
13. Todd Philcox (SYR) 307
14. Conroy Hines (LATECH) 304
15. Matt Baker (TEMP) 291
16. Marshall Taylor (NIL) 274
17. Tony Rice (NDAME) 259
18. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 256
19. Deon Booker (LOU) 217
20. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 215
Total Yards
1. Steve Walsh (MIAFL) 3082
2. Terrence Jones (TLN) 2759
3. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 2550
4. Major Harris* (WV) 2525
5. Mike Johnson (AKR) 2432
6. Jay Gruden (LOU) 2423
7. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 2416
8. Brett Favre (SMS) 2256
9. Scott Erney (RUT) 2192
10. Todd Ellis* (SC) 2165
11. Darnell Dickerson (PITT) 2154
12. Todd Philcox (SYR) 2077
13. Tony Rice (NDAME) 1876
14. Chip Ferguson (FLST) 1706
15. Matt Baker (TEMP) 1615
16. Rusty Trail (MEM) 1410
17. Mark Kamphaus (BC) 1312
18. Will Furrer (VATECH) 1297
19. Marshall Taylor (NIL) 1254
20. Curvin Richards (PITT) 1228
Total Yards Per Play
1. Steve Walsh (MIAFL) 7.6
Total Touchdowns
1. Steve Walsh (MIAFL) 29
2. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 23
3. Major Harris* (WV) 20
  Terrence Jones (TLN) 20
5. Jay Gruden (LOU) 18
6. Tony Rice (NDAME) 17
  T.J. Rubley (TLS) 17
8. Brett Favre (SMS) 16
  Chip Ferguson (FLST) 16
  Todd Philcox (SYR) 16
  Mike Johnson (AKR) 16
12. Scott Erney (RUT) 15
  Matt Baker (TEMP) 15
14. Darnell Dickerson (PITT) 12
  Charlie Libretto (ECAR) 12
16. Undra Johnson* (WV) 11
17. Rusty Trail (MEM) 10
  Craig Taylor* (WV) 10
  Travis Hunter (ECAR) 10
20. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 9
  Mike Mayweather (ARMY) 9
  Mark Kamphaus (BC) 9
  Peter Tom Willis (FLST) 9
  Bryan McWilliams (ARMY) 9
  Deon Booker (LOU) 9
  Todd Ellis* (SC) 9