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1989 Independent Leaders

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Record: 147-126-11, .537 W-L% (2nd of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 0.82 (7th of 10) ▪ SOS: -0.06 (7th of 10)

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Deron Smith (TLN) 237
2. Peter Tom Willis (FLST) 211
3. Scott Erney (RUT) 208
4. Brett Favre (SMS) 206
5. Browning Nagle (LOU) 187
6. Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 172
7. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 155
8. Craig Erickson (MIAFL) 147
  Gene Johnson (LATECH) 147
10. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 143
11. Major Harris* (WV) 142
12. Mike Johnson (AKR) 139
13. Travis Hunter (ECAR) 110
14. Bill Scharr (SYR) 107
15. Todd Ellis (SC) 103
16. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 101
17. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 84
18. Tim Jones (MEM) 73
  Victor Lay (TEMP) 73
20. Willie Hicks (BC) 70

Pass Attempts

1. Deron Smith (TLN) 423
2. Brett Favre (SMS) 381
3. Scott Erney (RUT) 374
4. Peter Tom Willis (FLST) 346
5. Browning Nagle (LOU) 334
6. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 312
7. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 308
8. Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 307
9. Mike Johnson (AKR) 299
10. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 296
11. Craig Erickson (MIAFL) 273
12. Major Harris* (WV) 245
13. Travis Hunter (ECAR) 223
14. Todd Ellis (SC) 187
15. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 177
16. Bill Scharr (SYR) 169
17. Victor Lay (TEMP) 167
18. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 163
19. Willie Hicks (BC) 148
20. Alton Grizzard (NAVY) 147

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Bill Scharr (SYR) 63.3
2. Peter Tom Willis (FLST) 61.0
3. Major Harris* (WV) 58.0
4. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 57.1
5. Deron Smith (TLN) 56.0
6. Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 56.0
7. Browning Nagle (LOU) 56.0
8. Scott Erney (RUT) 55.6
9. Todd Ellis (SC) 55.1
10. Brett Favre (SMS) 54.1
11. Craig Erickson (MIAFL) 53.8
12. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 51.5
13. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 50.3
14. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 49.7
15. Travis Hunter (ECAR) 49.3
16. Mike Johnson (AKR) 46.5
17. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 45.8
18. Victor Lay (TEMP) 43.7

Passing Yards

1. Peter Tom Willis (FLST) 3124
2. Deron Smith (TLN) 2613
3. Brett Favre (SMS) 2588
4. Scott Erney (RUT) 2536
5. Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 2527
6. Browning Nagle (LOU) 2503
7. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 2292
8. Major Harris* (WV) 2058
9. Craig Erickson (MIAFL) 2007
10. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 1966
11. Mike Johnson (AKR) 1819
12. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 1779
13. Bill Scharr (SYR) 1625
14. Travis Hunter (ECAR) 1478
15. Todd Ellis (SC) 1374
16. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 1325
17. Willie Hicks (BC) 1219
18. Tony Rice (NDAME) 1122
19. Alton Grizzard (NAVY) 1109
20. Tim Jones (MEM) 1017

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bill Scharr (SYR) 9.6
2. Peter Tom Willis (FLST) 9.0
3. Major Harris* (WV) 8.4
4. Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 8.2
5. Browning Nagle (LOU) 7.5
6. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 7.5
7. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 7.4
8. Craig Erickson (MIAFL) 7.4
9. Todd Ellis (SC) 7.3
10. Brett Favre (SMS) 6.8
11. Scott Erney (RUT) 6.8
12. Travis Hunter (ECAR) 6.6
13. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 6.3
14. Deron Smith (TLN) 6.2
15. Mike Johnson (AKR) 6.1
16. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 6.0
17. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 6.0
18. Victor Lay (TEMP) 4.1

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Peter Tom Willis (FLST) 9.0
2. Bill Scharr (SYR) 8.6
3. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 8.0
4. Major Harris* (WV) 7.8
5. Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 7.6
6. Browning Nagle (LOU) 7.1
7. Todd Ellis (SC) 7.0
8. Craig Erickson (MIAFL) 6.4
9. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 6.4
10. Brett Favre (SMS) 6.3
11. Travis Hunter (ECAR) 5.8
12. Scott Erney (RUT) 5.5
13. Deron Smith (TLN) 5.3
14. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 5.3
15. Mike Johnson (AKR) 5.0
16. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 4.2
17. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 3.2
18. Victor Lay (TEMP) 1.1

Passing Touchdowns

1. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 22
2. Peter Tom Willis (FLST) 20
3. Deron Smith (TLN) 18
4. Major Harris* (WV) 17
5. Craig Erickson (MIAFL) 16
  Browning Nagle (LOU) 16
7. Travis Hunter (ECAR) 15
  Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 15
  Scott Erney (RUT) 15
10. Brett Favre (SMS) 14
11. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 12
12. Todd Ellis (SC) 10
13. Mike Johnson (AKR) 9
  Bill Scharr (SYR) 9
15. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 8
16. Willie Hicks (BC) 7
  Tim Jones (MEM) 7
18. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 6
  Tony Sacca (PAST) 6
20. Casey Weldon (FLST) 5
  Stacey Robinson (NIL) 5

Passing Interceptions

1. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 17
  Scott Erney (RUT) 17
3. Deron Smith (TLN) 16
4. Craig Erickson (MIAFL) 13
5. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 12
6. Victor Lay (TEMP) 11
  Travis Hunter (ECAR) 11
  Mike Johnson (AKR) 11
  Willie Hicks (BC) 11
  Major Harris* (WV) 11
  Mark Kamphaus (BC) 11
  Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 11
13. Browning Nagle (LOU) 10
  Gene Johnson (LATECH) 10
  Brett Favre (SMS) 10
  Tim Jones (MEM) 10
17. Peter Tom Willis (FLST) 9
  Tony Rice (NDAME) 9
19. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 8
  Bill Scharr (SYR) 8

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Bill Scharr (SYR) 152.2
2. Peter Tom Willis (FLST) 150.7
3. Major Harris* (WV) 142.4
4. Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 134.1
5. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 132.5
6. Browning Nagle (LOU) 128.8
7. Todd Ellis (SC) 128.0
8. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 125.8
9. Craig Erickson (MIAFL) 125.4
10. Brett Favre (SMS) 118.0
11. Travis Hunter (ECAR) 117.3
12. Scott Erney (RUT) 116.7
13. Deron Smith (TLN) 114.4
14. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 106.8
15. Mike Johnson (AKR) 100.2
16. Glenn Farkas (CIN) 95.5
17. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 94.2
18. Victor Lay (TEMP) 64.9

Rush Attempts

1. Derrick Douglas (LATECH) 281
2. Blair Thomas (PAST) 264
3. Mike Mayweather (ARMY) 239
4. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 237
5. Brett Adams (TLS) 224
6. Stacey Robinson (NIL) 223
7. Michael Owens (SYR) 211
8. Curvin Richards (PITT) 209
9. Harold Green (SC) 201
10. Marvin Cox (MEM) 193
11. Alton Grizzard (NAVY) 190
12. Tony Rice (NDAME) 174
13. Ventres Stevenson (TEMP) 173
14. Doug Lewis (AKR) 171
15. Adam Dach (NIL) 164
16. Major Harris* (WV) 155
17. Mike Sanders (BC) 153
18. Rodney Purifoy (NAVY) 149
19. Garrett Ford* (WV) 148
20. Carwell Gardner (LOU) 139

Rushing Yards

1. Stacey Robinson (NIL) 1443
2. Blair Thomas (PAST) 1341
3. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 1311
4. Derrick Douglas (LATECH) 1232
5. Mike Mayweather (ARMY) 1177
6. Curvin Richards (PITT) 1126
7. Brett Adams (TLS) 1071
8. Michael Owens (SYR) 1018
9. Harold Green (SC) 989
10. Major Harris* (WV) 936
11. Tony Rice (NDAME) 884
12. Marvin Cox (MEM) 844
13. Ventres Stevenson (TEMP) 841
14. Ricky Watters (NDAME) 791
15. Doug Lewis (AKR) 763
16. Garrett Ford* (WV) 733
17. Adam Dach (NIL) 714
18. Mike Sanders (BC) 707
19. Calvin Cass (ARMY) 687
20. Dexter Carter (FLST) 684

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ricky Watters (NDAME) 6.7
2. Stacey Robinson (NIL) 6.5
3. Calvin Cass (ARMY) 6.4
4. Major Harris* (WV) 6.0
5. Willie McMillian (ARMY) 6.0
6. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 5.5
7. Curvin Richards (PITT) 5.4
8. Dexter Carter (FLST) 5.2
9. Derek Alston (AKR) 5.2
10. Tony Rice (NDAME) 5.1
11. Blair Thomas (PAST) 5.1
12. Willie Lewis (ECAR) 5.0
13. Garrett Ford* (WV) 5.0
14. Mike Mayweather (ARMY) 4.9
15. Harold Green (SC) 4.9
16. Stephen McGuire (MIAFL) 4.9
17. Ventres Stevenson (TEMP) 4.9
18. Michael Owens (SYR) 4.8
19. Brett Adams (TLS) 4.8
20. Mike Sanders (BC) 4.6

Receiving Yards

1. Dan Bitson (TLS) 1425
2. Rob Moore (SYR) 1064
3. Jerome McIntosh (TLN) 899
4. Henry Tuten (PITT) 879
5. Reggie Rembert* (WV) 850
6. Dale Dawkins (MIAFL) 833
7. Bobby Slaughter (LATECH) 832
8. Walter Wilson (ECAR) 771
9. Wesley Carroll (MIAFL) 770
10. Rob Carpenter (SYR) 761
11. Lawrence Dawsey (FLST) 683
12. Quent McCollum (LALAF) 670
13. Randal Hill (MIAFL) 652
14. Carwell Gardner (LOU) 614
15. Randy Jackson (RUT) 599
16. Terry Anthony (FLST) 569
17. Ronald Lewis (FLST) 535
  Raghib Ismail (NDAME) 535
19. Mark Chmura (BC) 522
20. Bryant Hatcher (CIN) 520

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Randy Jackson (RUT) 28.5
2. Henry Tuten (PITT) 23.8
3. Rob Moore (SYR) 20.1
4. Raghib Ismail (NDAME) 19.8
  Ronald Lewis (FLST) 19.8
6. Dan Bitson (TLS) 19.5
7. Rob Carpenter (SYR) 18.6
8. Eugene Rowell (SMS) 18.1
9. Reggie Rembert* (WV) 18.1
10. Lawrence Dawsey (FLST) 18.0
11. Walter Wilson (ECAR) 17.9
12. Terry Anthony (FLST) 17.2
13. Greg Dykes* (WV) 17.1
14. Myron Richardson (VATECH) 16.7
15. David Daniels (PAST) 16.5
16. Jerome McIntosh (TLN) 16.3
17. Darryl Tillman (SMS) 15.6
18. Quent McCollum (LALAF) 15.6
19. Randal Hill (MIAFL) 15.5
20. Shane Smith (NAVY) 15.5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Derrick Douglas (LATECH) 294
2. Blair Thomas (PAST) 282
3. Brett Adams (TLS) 253
4. Mike Mayweather (ARMY) 241
5. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 237
6. Michael Owens (SYR) 229
7. Curvin Richards (PITT) 228
8. Stacey Robinson (NIL) 223
9. Harold Green (SC) 212
10. Marvin Cox (MEM) 202
11. Doug Lewis (AKR) 194
12. Alton Grizzard (NAVY) 190
13. Carwell Gardner (LOU) 185
14. Ventres Stevenson (TEMP) 178
15. Mike Sanders (BC) 175
16. Tony Rice (NDAME) 174
17. Adam Dach (NIL) 171
18. James Cann (RUT) 159
19. Vaughn Hebron (VATECH) 158
20. Dexter Carter (FLST) 156

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Blair Thomas (PAST) 1459
2. Stacey Robinson (NIL) 1443
3. Dan Bitson (TLS) 1441
4. Derrick Douglas (LATECH) 1366
5. Curvin Richards (PITT) 1347
6. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 1311
7. Brett Adams (TLS) 1274
8. Mike Mayweather (ARMY) 1223
9. Carwell Gardner (LOU) 1209
10. Michael Owens (SYR) 1118
11. Rob Moore (SYR) 1089
12. Harold Green (SC) 1075
13. Raghib Ismail (NDAME) 1013
14. Ricky Watters (NDAME) 987
15. Dexter Carter (FLST) 981
16. Doug Lewis (AKR) 945
17. James Cann (RUT) 936
  Major Harris* (WV) 936
19. Jerome McIntosh (TLN) 903
20. Marvin Cox (MEM) 900

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 19
  Stacey Robinson (NIL) 19
3. Dan Bitson (TLS) 16
4. Anthony Johnson (NDAME) 13
  Mike Mayweather (ARMY) 13
  Derrick Douglas (LATECH) 13
7. Carwell Gardner (LOU) 12
8. Rickey Bradley (SMS) 11
  Calvin Cass (ARMY) 11
  Reggie Rembert* (WV) 11
11. Ricky Watters (NDAME) 10
  Stephen McGuire (MIAFL) 10
  James Cann (RUT) 10
14. Walter Wilson (ECAR) 9
  Curvin Richards (PITT) 9
  Rob Moore (SYR) 9
  Dexter Carter (FLST) 9
18. Doug Lewis (AKR) 8
  Ed Toner (BC) 8
  Michael Owens (SYR) 8
  Terry Anthony (FLST) 8

Total Plays

1. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 549
2. Deron Smith (TLN) 530
3. Scott Erney (RUT) 443
4. Brett Favre (SMS) 424
5. Mike Johnson (AKR) 412
6. Major Harris* (WV) 400
7. Browning Nagle (LOU) 386
8. Peter Tom Willis (FLST) 377
9. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 353
10. Stacey Robinson (NIL) 351
11. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 350
12. Alton Grizzard (NAVY) 337
  Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 337
14. Travis Hunter (ECAR) 321
15. Tony Rice (NDAME) 311
16. Craig Erickson (MIAFL) 304
17. Derrick Douglas (LATECH) 281
18. Blair Thomas (PAST) 266
19. Tim Jones (MEM) 244
20. Mike Mayweather (ARMY) 239

Total Yards

1. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 3277
2. Peter Tom Willis (FLST) 3004
3. Major Harris* (WV) 2994
4. Deron Smith (TLN) 2756
5. Scott Erney (RUT) 2675
6. Brett Favre (SMS) 2563
7. Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 2436
8. Browning Nagle (LOU) 2382
9. T.J. Rubley (TLS) 2351
10. Stacey Robinson (NIL) 2306
11. Mike Johnson (AKR) 2217
12. Tony Rice (NDAME) 2006
13. Craig Erickson (MIAFL) 1927
14. Travis Hunter (ECAR) 1876
15. Gene Johnson (LATECH) 1813
16. Alton Grizzard (NAVY) 1735
17. Bill Scharr (SYR) 1578
18. Blair Thomas (PAST) 1341
19. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 1310
20. Tim Jones (MEM) 1288

Total Yards Per Play

1. Peter Tom Willis (FLST) 8.0
2. Brian Mitchell (LALAF) 6.0