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Jim Plunkett

School: Stanford
Position: QB

Consensus All-American: 1970
Heisman Voting: 8th in 1969 and 1st in 1970

Draft: 1st round, 1st overall of the 1971 NFL draft by the New England Patriots

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
1968 Stanford Pac-8 QB 10 142 268 53.0 2156 8.0 6.7 14 14 127.4
1969 Stanford Pac-8 QB 10 197 336 58.6 2673 8.0 7.1 20 15 136.2
*1970 Stanford Pac-8 QB 12 211 388 54.4 2980 7.7 6.5 19 19 125.3
Career Stanford 550 992 55.4 7809 7.9 6.8 53 48 129.5

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
1968 Stanford Pac-8 QB 10 80 47 0.6 6 80 47 0.6 6
1969 Stanford Pac-8 QB 10 53 113 2.1 1 53 113 2.1 1
*1970 Stanford Pac-8 QB 12 87 209 2.4 3 87 209 2.4 3
Career Stanford 220 369 1.7 10 220 369 1.7 10

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Awards and Honors
1970 Consensus All-America
1970 Heisman Memorial Trophy
1970 Maxwell Award
1970 Walter Camp Player of the Year Award
Heisman Voting
1969 120 Points (8th)
1970 2229 Points (1st)
Pass Completions
1968 Pac-8 142 (1st)
1969 NCAA 197 (5th)
1969 Pac-8 197 (1st)
1970 NCAA 211 (1st)
1970 Pac-8 211 (1st)
Pass Attempts
1968 Pac-8 268 (1st)
1969 NCAA 336 (8th)
1969 Pac-8 336 (1st)
1970 NCAA 388 (2nd)
1970 Pac-8 388 (1st)
Pass Completion Percentage
1968 Pac-8 53.0 (3rd)
1969 NCAA 58.6 (5th)
1969 Pac-8 58.6 (1st)
1970 Pac-8 54.4 (1st)
Passing Yards
1968 NCAA 2156 (9th)
1968 Pac-8 2156 (1st)
1969 NCAA 2673 (4th)
1969 Pac-8 2673 (1st)
1970 NCAA 2980 (1st)
1970 Pac-8 2980 (1st)
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1968 NCAA 8.0 (7th)
1968 Pac-8 8.0 (1st)
1969 NCAA 8.0 (9th)
1969 Pac-8 8.0 (3rd)
1970 Pac-8 7.7 (3rd)
Career Pac-12** 7.9 (19th)
** Since 1956
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1968 NCAA 6.7 (10th)
1968 Pac-8 6.7 (1st)
1969 NCAA 7.1 (8th)
1969 Pac-8 7.1 (3rd)
1970 Pac-8 6.5 (2nd)
Passing Touchdowns
1968 Pac-8 14 (1st)
1969 NCAA 20 (7th)
1969 Pac-8 20 (1st)
1970 NCAA 19 (3rd)
1970 Pac-8 19 (1st)
Passing Interceptions
1968 Pac-8 14 (3rd)
1969 Pac-8 15 (2nd)
1970 Pac-8 19 (4th)
Career Pac-12** 48 (9th)
** Since 1956
Passing Efficiency Rating
1968 Pac-8 127.4 (1st)
1969 NCAA 136.2 (6th)
1969 Pac-8 136.2 (3rd)
1970 Pac-8 125.3 (2nd)
Rushing Touchdowns
1968 Pac-8 6 (5th)
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1968 Pac-8 6 (6th)
Total Plays
1968 Pac-8 348 (2nd)
1969 NCAA 389 (10th)
1969 Pac-8 389 (1st)
1970 NCAA 475 (1st)
1970 Pac-8 475 (1st)
Total Yards
1968 Pac-8 2203 (1st)
1969 NCAA 2786 (3rd)
1969 Pac-8 2786 (1st)
1970 NCAA 3189 (1st)
1970 Pac-8 3189 (1st)
Career Pac-12** 8178 (25th)
** Since 1956
Total Yards Per Play
1970 NCAA 6.7 (1st)
1970 Pac-8 6.7 (1st)
Career Pac-12** 6.7 (9th)
** Since 1956
Total Touchdowns
1968 Pac-8 20 (2nd)
1969 Pac-8 21 (2nd)
1970 NCAA 22 (5th)
1970 Pac-8 22 (1st)