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Paul Palmer

School: Temple
Position: RB

Consensus All-American: 1986
Heisman Voting: 2nd in 1986

Draft: 1st round, 19th overall of the 1987 NFL draft by the Kansas City Chiefs

Other SR Links: Pro-Football-Reference.com

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
1983 Temple Ind RB 11 141 628 4.5 6 33 271 8.2 2 174 899 5.2 8
1984 Temple Ind RB 11 182 885 4.9 9 29 197 6.8 1 211 1082 5.1 10
1985 Temple Ind RB 11 275 1516 5.5 9 13 131 10.1 1 288 1647 5.7 10
1986 Temple Ind RB 11 346 1866 5.4 15 12 110 9.2 0 358 1976 5.5 15
Career Temple 944 4895 5.2 39 87 709 8.1 4 1031 5604 5.4 43

Kick & Punt Returns

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year School Conf Class Pos G Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1983 Temple Ind RB 11 7 125 17.9 0
1984 Temple Ind RB 11 6 119 19.8 0 1 12 12.0 0
1985 Temple Ind RB 11 6 96 16.0 0
1986 Temple Ind RB 11 28 657 23.5 0
Career Temple 47 997 21.2 0 1 12 12.0 0

Passing

Data Coverage (*=bowl stats included)
Passing
Year School Conf Class Pos G Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1983 Temple Ind RB 11
1984 Temple Ind RB 11 3 7 42.9 113 16.1 12.6 1 1 197.0
1985 Temple Ind RB 11 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 -30.0 0 2 -133.3
1986 Temple Ind RB 11 1 1 100.0 33 33.0 53.0 1 0 707.2
Career Temple 4 11 36.4 146 13.3 4.6 2 3 153.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Awards and Honors
1986 Consensus All-America

Heisman Voting
1986 672 Points (2nd)

Rush Attempts
1984 Ind 182 (6th)
1985 NCAA 275 (7th)
1985 Ind 275 (2nd)
1986 NCAA 346 (2nd)
1986 Ind 346 (1st)

Rushing Yards
1984 Ind 885 (7th)
1985 NCAA 1516 (4th)
1985 Ind 1516 (1st)
1986 NCAA 1866 (1st)
1986 Ind 1866 (1st)

Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1985 Ind 5.5 (8th)
1986 Ind 5.4 (8th)

Rushing Touchdowns
1983 Ind 6 (9th)
1984 Ind 9 (4th)
1985 Ind 9 (5th)
1986 NCAA 15 (5th)
1986 Ind 15 (1st)

Plays From Scrimmage
1983 Ind 174 (10th)
1984 Ind 211 (5th)
1985 NCAA 288 (7th)
1985 Ind 288 (2nd)
1986 NCAA 358 (2nd)
1986 Ind 358 (1st)

Yards From Scrimmage
1984 Ind 1082 (8th)
1985 NCAA 1647 (8th)
1985 Ind 1647 (2nd)
1986 NCAA 1976 (1st)
1986 Ind 1976 (1st)

Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1983 Ind 8 (4th)
1984 Ind 10 (7th)
1985 Ind 10 (3rd)
1986 NCAA 15 (7th)
1986 Ind 15 (1st)

Total Plays
1986 Ind 347 (5th)

Total Yards
1985 Ind 1516 (10th)
1986 Ind 1899 (9th)

Total Touchdowns
1986 Ind 16 (8th)