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Jim McMahon

School: Brigham Young
Position: P/QB

Consensus All-American: 1981
Heisman Voting: 5th in 1980 and 3rd in 1981

Draft: 1st round, 5th overall of the 1982 NFL draft by the Chicago Bears

Other SR Links: Pro-Football-Reference.com

Passing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Passing
Year School Conf Class Pos G Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1977 Brigham Young WAC P 11 10 16 62.5 103 6.4 4.9 1 1 124.7
1978 Brigham Young WAC QB 12 87 176 49.4 1307 7.4 6.1 6 8 114.0
1980 Brigham Young WAC QB 12 284 445 63.8 4571 10.3 10.6 47 18 176.9
1981 Brigham Young WAC QB 12 272 423 64.3 3555 8.4 9.1 30 7 155.0
Career Brigham Young 653 1060 61.6 9536 9.0 9.1 84 34 156.9

Rushing & Receiving

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1977 Brigham Young WAC P 11 7 -20 -2.9 0 7 -20 -2.9 0
1978 Brigham Young WAC QB 12 99 248 2.5 4 1 7 7.0 0 100 255 2.6 4
1980 Brigham Young WAC QB 12 95 56 0.6 6 95 56 0.6 6
1981 Brigham Young WAC QB 12 64 -97 -1.5 0 64 -97 -1.5 0
Career Brigham Young 265 187 0.7 10 1 7 7.0 0 266 194 0.7 10

Punting & Kicking

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Punting Kicking
Year School Conf Class Pos G Punts Yds Avg XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts
1977 Brigham Young WAC P 11 55 2161 39.3
1978 Brigham Young WAC QB 12 41 1600 39.0
1980 Brigham Young WAC QB 12 9 273 30.3
1981 Brigham Young WAC QB 12
Career Brigham Young 105 4034 38.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Heisman Voting
1980 189 Points (5th)
1981 706 Points (3rd)

Pass Completions
1978 WAC 87 (6th)
1980 NCAA 284 (1st)
1980 WAC 284 (1st)
1981 NCAA 272 (1st)
1981 WAC 272 (1st)
Career WAC** 643 (16th)

** Since 1978

Pass Attempts
1978 WAC 176 (6th)
1980 NCAA 445 (2nd)
1980 WAC 445 (1st)
1981 NCAA 423 (4th)
1981 WAC 423 (2nd)
Career WAC** 1044 (17th)

** Since 1978

Pass Completion Percentage
1978 WAC 49.4 (5th)
1980 NCAA 63.8 (4th)
1980 WAC 63.8 (1st)
1981 NCAA 64.3 (1st)
1981 WAC 64.3 (1st)
Career WAC** 61.6 (16th)

** Since 1978

Passing Yards
1978 WAC 1307 (6th)
1980 NCAA 4571 (1st)
1980 WAC 4571 (1st)
1981 NCAA 3555 (2nd)
1981 WAC 3555 (1st)
Career WAC** 9433 (14th)

** Since 1978

Passing Yards Per Attempt
1978 WAC 7.4 (3rd)
1980 NCAA 10.3 (1st)
1980 WAC 10.3 (1st)
1981 NCAA 8.4 (7th)
1981 WAC 8.4 (1st)
Career NCAA* 9.0 (9th)
Career WAC** 9.0 (4th)

* Since 1956
** Since 1978

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1978 WAC 6.1 (1st)
1980 NCAA 10.6 (1st)
1980 WAC 10.6 (1st)
1981 NCAA 9.1 (1st)
1981 WAC 9.1 (1st)
Career NCAA* 9.1 (22nd)
Career WAC** 9.2 (7th)

* Since 1956
** Since 1978

Passing Touchdowns
1978 WAC 6 (7th)
1980 NCAA 47 (1st)
1980 WAC 47 (1st)
1981 NCAA 30 (2nd)
1981 WAC 30 (1st)
Career WAC** 83 (7th)

** Since 1978

Passing Interceptions
1978 WAC 8 (7th)
1980 NCAA 18 (7th)
1980 WAC 18 (2nd)
1981 WAC 7 (7th)
Career WAC** 33 (22nd)

** Since 1978

Passing Efficiency Rating
1978 WAC 114.0 (4th)
1980 NCAA 176.9 (1st)
1980 WAC 176.9 (1st)
1981 NCAA 155.0 (1st)
1981 WAC 155.0 (1st)
Career NCAA* 156.9 (25th)
Career WAC** 157.4 (6th)

* Since 1956
** Since 1978

Rushing Touchdowns
1978 WAC 4 (7th)
1980 WAC 6 (9th)

Total Plays
1978 WAC 275 (7th)
1980 NCAA 540 (1st)
1980 WAC 540 (1st)
1981 NCAA 487 (5th)
1981 WAC 487 (2nd)
Career WAC** 1302 (18th)

** Since 1978

Total Yards
1978 WAC 1555 (6th)
1980 NCAA 4627 (1st)
1980 WAC 4627 (1st)
1981 NCAA 3458 (3rd)
1981 WAC 3458 (2nd)
Career WAC** 9640 (14th)

** Since 1978

Total Yards Per Play
1980 NCAA 8.6 (1st)
1980 WAC 8.6 (1st)
1981 NCAA 7.1 (1st)
1981 WAC 7.1 (1st)
Career WAC** 7.4 (7th)

** Since 1978

Total Touchdowns
1978 WAC 10 (6th)
1980 NCAA 53 (1st)
1980 WAC 53 (1st)
1981 NCAA 30 (4th)
1981 WAC 30 (1st)
Career WAC** 93 (8th)

** Since 1978