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Ryan Leaf

School: Washington State
Position: QB

Heisman Voting: 3rd in 1997

Draft: 1st round, 2nd overall of the 1998 NFL draft by the San Diego Chargers

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
1995 Washington State Pac-10 QB 9 52 97 53.6 654 6.7 7.1 4 1 121.8
1996 Washington State Pac-10 QB 11 194 373 52.0 2811 7.5 7.2 21 12 127.5
*1997 Washington State Pac-10 QB 12 227 410 55.4 3968 9.7 10.1 34 11 158.7
Career Washington State 473 880 53.8 7433 8.4 8.6 59 24 141.4

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
1995 Washington State Pac-10 QB 9 22 13 0.6 2 22 13 0.6 2
1996 Washington State Pac-10 QB 11 69 -136 -2.0 6 69 -136 -2.0 6
*1997 Washington State Pac-10 QB 12 82 -48 -0.6 6 82 -48 -0.6 6
Career Washington State 173 -171 -1.0 14 173 -171 -1.0 14

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Awards and Honors
1997 Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year
1997 Sammy Baugh Trophy
Heisman Voting
1997 861 Points (3rd)
Pass Completions
1996 Pac-10 194 (3rd)
1997 Pac-10 227 (1st)
Pass Attempts
1996 NCAA 373 (10th)
1996 Pac-10 373 (2nd)
1997 NCAA 410 (9th)
1997 Pac-10 410 (1st)
Pass Completion Percentage
1996 Pac-10 52.0 (8th)
1997 Pac-10 55.4 (6th)
Passing Yards
1996 Pac-10 2811 (2nd)
1997 NCAA 3968 (1st)
1997 Pac-10 3968 (1st)
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1996 Pac-10 7.5 (6th)
1997 NCAA 9.7 (2nd)
1997 Pac-10 9.7 (2nd)
Career Pac-12** 8.4 (5th)
** Since 1956
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1996 Pac-10 7.2 (7th)
1997 NCAA 10.1 (2nd)
1997 Pac-10 10.1 (2nd)
Career Pac-12** 8.6 (5th)
** Since 1956
Passing Touchdowns
1996 Pac-10 21 (3rd)
1997 NCAA 34 (4th)
1997 Pac-10 34 (1st)
Career Pac-12** 59 (25th)
** Since 1956
Passing Interceptions
1996 Pac-10 12 (2nd)
1997 Pac-10 11 (3rd)
Passing Efficiency Rating
1996 Pac-10 127.5 (7th)
1997 NCAA 158.7 (2nd)
1997 Pac-10 158.7 (2nd)
Career Pac-12** 141.4 (12th)
** Since 1956
Rushing Touchdowns
1996 Pac-10 6 (9th)
1997 Pac-10 6 (8th)
Total Plays
1996 NCAA 442 (10th)
1996 Pac-10 442 (2nd)
1997 Pac-10 492 (1st)
Total Yards
1996 Pac-10 2675 (2nd)
1997 NCAA 3920 (2nd)
1997 Pac-10 3920 (1st)
Total Yards Per Play
1997 NCAA 8.0 (3rd)
1997 Pac-10 8.0 (2nd)
Total Touchdowns
1996 NCAA 27 (9th)
1996 Pac-10 27 (2nd)
1997 NCAA 40 (2nd)
1997 Pac-10 40 (1st)
Career Pac-12** 73 (18th)
** Since 1956