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Tony Eason

School: Illinois
Position: QB

Heisman Voting: 8th in 1982

Draft: 1st round, 15th overall of the 1983 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
1981 Illinois Big Ten QB 11 248 406 61.1 3360 8.3 7.7 20 14 140.0
1982 Illinois Big Ten QB 11 278 450 61.8 3248 7.2 6.5 17 15 128.2
Career Illinois 526 856 61.4 6608 7.7 7.1 37 29 133.8

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
1981 Illinois Big Ten QB 11 87 -29 -0.3 5 87 -29 -0.3 5
1982 Illinois Big Ten QB 11 73 10 0.1 1 73 10 0.1 1
Career Illinois 160 -19 -0.1 6 160 -19 -0.1 6

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Heisman Voting
1982 60 Points (8th)

Pass Completions
1981 NCAA 248 (5th)
1981 Big Ten 248 (1st)
1982 NCAA 278 (2nd)
1982 Big Ten 278 (1st)

Pass Attempts
1981 NCAA 406 (5th)
1981 Big Ten 406 (1st)
1982 NCAA 450 (2nd)
1982 Big Ten 450 (1st)

Pass Completion Percentage
1981 NCAA 61.1 (3rd)
1981 Big Ten 61.1 (1st)
1982 Big Ten 61.8 (2nd)
Career Big Ten** 61.4 (11th)

** Since 1956

Passing Yards
1981 NCAA 3360 (4th)
1981 Big Ten 3360 (1st)
1982 NCAA 3248 (2nd)
1982 Big Ten 3248 (1st)

Passing Yards Per Attempt
1981 Big Ten 8.3 (2nd)
1982 Big Ten 7.2 (3rd)
Career Big Ten** 7.7 (19th)

** Since 1956

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1981 NCAA 7.7 (3rd)
1981 Big Ten 7.7 (1st)
1982 Big Ten 6.5 (2nd)
Career Big Ten** 7.1 (23rd)

** Since 1956

Passing Touchdowns
1981 NCAA 20 (7th)
1981 Big Ten 20 (1st)
1982 Big Ten 17 (1st)

Passing Interceptions
1981 Big Ten 14 (1st)
1982 Big Ten 15 (3rd)

Passing Efficiency Rating
1981 NCAA 140.0 (4th)
1981 Big Ten 140.0 (1st)
1982 Big Ten 128.2 (1st)
Career Big Ten** 133.8 (24th)

** Since 1956

Rushing Touchdowns
1981 Big Ten 5 (9th)

Total Plays
1981 NCAA 493 (4th)
1981 Big Ten 493 (1st)
1982 NCAA 523 (3rd)
1982 Big Ten 523 (1st)

Total Yards
1981 NCAA 3331 (5th)
1981 Big Ten 3331 (1st)
1982 NCAA 3258 (3rd)
1982 Big Ten 3258 (1st)

Total Yards Per Play
1981 NCAA 6.8 (3rd)
1981 Big Ten 6.8 (1st)
1982 NCAA 6.2 (5th)
1982 Big Ten 6.2 (1st)

Total Touchdowns
1981 NCAA 25 (7th)
1981 Big Ten 25 (2nd)
1982 Big Ten 18 (2nd)