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Kansas Jayhawks Passing

Location: Lawrence, Kansas ▪ Colors: Crimson & Blue
Stadium: Memorial Stadium (cap. 50,071)
Record: 113 Years, 518-566-54, .479 W-L% (Major School)

Conferences: Big 12, Big 8, Big 7, Big 6, MVIAA and Ind
Conference Champion: 5 Times
Bowls: 12 Bowls, 6-6, .500 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 6 Times (Preseason), 7 Times (Final), 109 Weeks (Total)

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Since 1956

Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
1 Todd Reesing* 932 1461 63.8 11194 7.7 7.9 90 33 144.0 335 646 1.9 15
2 Frank Seurer 467 934 50.0 6410 6.9 4.8 30 56 106.3 247 -298 -1.2 5
3 Kelly Donohoe 392 749 52.3 5382 7.2 5.1 24 45 111.3 223 -154 -0.7 12
4 Dave Jaynes* 413 792 52.1 5350 6.8 5.4 36 40 113.8 238 -493 -2.1 5
5 Mike Norseth 363 647 56.1 4677 7.2 6.8 24 17 123.8 229 319 1.4 5
6 Chip Hilleary 335 636 52.7 4598 7.2 6.1 25 27 117.9 290 1290 4.4 23
7 Bill Whittemore* 310 568 54.6 4051 7.1 7.2 29 12 127.1 264 1083 4.1 21
8 Dylen Smith 275 569 48.3 3562 6.3 5.6 22 18 107.3 222 522 2.4 11
9 Jordan Webb 300 495 60.6 3079 6.2 5.2 20 20 118.1 129 -2 0.0 1
10 Adam Barmann* 296 527 56.2 3020 5.7 4.7 19 21 108.2 104 83 0.8 3
11 Bobby Douglass 183 379 48.3 2817 7.4 6.1 20 20 117.6 395 1015 2.6 19
12 Zac Wegner 184 380 48.4 2640 6.9 6.1 13 13 111.2 88 -158 -1.8 2
13 Asheiki Preston 185 315 58.7 2401 7.6 7.0 10 9 127.5 171 513 3.0 8
14 Mike Orth 199 419 47.5 2369 5.7 3.6 9 23 91.1 87 -105 -1.2 1
15 Mark Williams 195 312 62.5 2293 7.3 6.9 16 10 134.7 104 246 2.4 2
16 Brian Luke* 172 330 52.1 1933 5.9 4.5 12 15 104.2 80 -45 -0.6 2
17 Matt Johner 133 268 49.6 1697 6.3 6.1 11 6 111.9 95 -125 -1.3 1
18 Dan Heck 120 274 43.8 1667 6.1 3.8 14 20 97.2 164 300 1.8 6
19 Kerry Meier* 134 219 61.2 1612 7.4 6.9 17 10 139.5 118 415 3.5 6
20 Jason Swanson* 126 233 54.1 1461 6.3 4.9 9 11 110.1 60 114 1.9 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Jake Heaps 128 261 49.0 1414 5.4 4.3 8 10 97.0 40 -162 -4.1 0
22 Scott McMichael 106 241 44.0 1377 5.7 2.6 8 20 86.3 137 201 1.5 7
23 John Hadl 99 204 48.5 1345 6.6 4.5 12 15 108.6 312 1041 3.3 13
24 Dayne Crist 103 216 47.7 1313 6.1 4.6 4 9 96.5 27 -66 -2.4 0
25 Brian Bethke 83 162 51.2 1262 7.8 5.8 6 10 116.5 160 158 1.0 5
26 Mario Kinsey 88 202 43.6 1215 6.0 4.3 7 11 94.6 130 225 1.7 3
27 Bob Skahan 97 201 48.3 1173 5.8 3.7 3 11 91.3 161 435 2.7 5
28 Kevin Clinton 88 225 39.1 1005 4.5 1.4 2 16 65.3 33 -210 -6.4 0
29 Wally Strauch 58 123 47.2 916 7.4 4.0 8 13 110.0 43 -87 -2.0
30 Ben Rutz 67 122 54.9 915 7.5 7.2 7 4 130.3 34 -33 -1.0 0
31 Zach Dyer 71 148 48.0 779 5.3 4.3 4 5 94.3 70 72 1.0 2
32 Bill Fenton 63 151 41.7 771 5.1 2.2 3 11 76.6 127 309 2.4 4
33 Phil Basler 40 110 36.4 746 6.8 4.2 4 8 90.8 78 117 1.5 4
34 Quinn Mecham 72 120 60.0 667 5.6 4.7 6 5 114.9 29 6 0.2 0
35 Jim Ettinger 47 114 41.2 662 5.8 3.4 4 8 87.6 84 71 0.8 4
36 Steve Smith 52 122 42.6 649 5.3 4.0 3 5 87.2 85 43 0.5 2
37 Nolan Cromwell 33 98 33.7 606 6.2 3.3 4 8 82.8 355 1763 5.0 16
38 Harry Sydney 44 108 40.7 605 5.6 2.6 2 8 79.1 294 985 3.4 7
39 Fredrick Thomas 48 122 39.3 578 4.7 2.3 1 7 70.4 46 70 1.5 2
40 Kevin Verdugo 52 112 46.4 569 5.1 2.4 1 7 79.6 39 -25 -0.6 3
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
41 Jay Alexander 42 84 50.0 512 6.1 5.0 2 3 101.9 29 37 1.3 0
42 Duane Morris 35 87 40.2 512 5.9 2.2 3 9 80.4 107 307 2.9
43 Steve Renko 34 101 33.7 505 5.0 1.1 3 10 65.7 106 438 4.1 4
44 Rodger McFarland 36 77 46.8 466 6.1 4.8 4 4 104.3 217 816 3.8 7
45 Micheal Cummings 43 94 45.7 456 4.9 3.6 3 4 88.5 49 123 2.5 1
46 Jeff Hines 39 95 41.1 437 4.6 1.7 2 7 71.9 146 210 1.4 1
47 Larry McKown 16 32 50.0 346 10.8 2.6 0 2 128.3 63 93 1.5
48 Leland Flachsbarth 14 27 51.9 345 12.8 9.3 2 3 161.4 57 130 2.3 2
49 Nate Florell 27 70 38.6 343 4.9 2.3 0 4 68.3 42 76 1.8 1
50 John Nielsen* 38 59 64.4 299 5.1 3.9 1 2 105.8 23 0 0.0 0
51 Mike Frederick 27 54 50.0 262 4.9 1.4 2 5 84.5 19 35 1.8 0
52 Montell Cozart 23 63 36.5 227 3.6 2.2 0 2 60.4 66 214 3.2 1
53 Kale Pick 25 41 61.0 215 5.2 4.1 0 1 100.1 31 189 6.1 0
54 Brian Palmer 13 22 59.1 203 9.2 11.0 2 0 166.6 8 30 3.8 0
55 Mark Vicendese 11 42 26.2 191 4.5 0.0 4 6 67.2 81 262 3.2 2
56 Bob Marshall 12 40 30.0 180 4.5 -0.8 2 5 59.3 160 516 3.2
57 Bill Crank 14 40 35.0 157 3.9 0.6 0 5 43.0 87 381 4.4 0
58 Tom Krattli* 8 24 33.3 134 5.6 -1.9 0 4 46.9 28 48 1.7 0
59 Wally Hinshaw 10 20 50.0 120 6.0 2.5 1 2 96.9 16 6 0.4 2
60 Sid Micek 7 30 23.3 114 3.8 3.8 0 0 55.3 19 62 3.3 2
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
61 Rich Jones 7 25 28.0 103 4.1 0.5 0 2 46.6 19 -17 -0.9 0
62 Gale Sayers 9 21 42.9 103 4.9 3.7 1 1 90.2 412 2675 6.5 18
63 Jonas Weatherbie 8 28 28.6 100 3.6 1.1 1 2 56.1 8 8 1.0 0
64 Bill Lillis 6 11 54.5 95 8.6 2.3 1 2 120.7 2 -15 -7.5 0
65 Tim Jones 2 3 66.7 94 31.3 38.0 1 0 439.9 58 136 2.3 1
66 David Bouda 7 15 46.7 93 6.2 -2.8 0 3 58.7 12 14 1.2 0
67 Garfield Taylor 3 4 75.0 83 20.8 30.8 2 0 414.3 251 1037 4.1 10
68 Bill Campfield 1 4 25.0 82 20.5 25.5 1 0 279.7 212 1203 5.7 9
69 Norris Banks 1 3 33.3 80 26.7 33.3 1 0 367.3 438 1926 4.4 4
70 Tony Leiker 4 6 66.7 78 13.0 13.0 0 0 175.9 73 455 6.2 7
71 Donnie Shanklin 6 13 46.2 71 5.5 5.1 2 1 127.4 324 1630 5.0 10
72 Mike Bohn 5 19 26.3 70 3.7 -1.1 0 2 36.2 7 -59 -8.4 0
73 Matt Gay 2 2 100.0 63 31.5 51.5 2 0 694.6 1 16 16.0 0
74 Tom Quick 8 18 44.4 62 3.4 0.9 0 1 62.3 9 -47 -5.2 0
75 Charles Gordon* 2 5 40.0 50 10.0 5.0 1 1 150.0 14 40 2.9 0
76 Curtis Ansel* 2 3 66.7 49 16.3 1.3 0 1 137.2 2 -3 -1.5 0
77 Kyle Tucker* 1 1 100.0 48 48.0 48.0 0 0 503.2 2 -12 -6.0 0
78 Dave Preston 2 16 12.5 46 2.9 -5.6 0 3 -0.9 14 14 1.0
79 Mike Cummings 3 4 75.0 44 11.0 16.0 1 0 249.9 11 -2 -0.2 0
80 Greg Ballard 1 3 33.3 41 13.7 13.7 0 0 148.1 4 14 3.5 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
81 Kenny Drayton 1 1 100.0 40 40.0 40.0 0 0 436.0 3 -8 -2.7 0
82 Clark Green* 2 6 33.3 35 5.8 -1.7 0 1 49.0 641 2754 4.3 13
83 Melvin Barrens 4 16 25.0 34 2.1 -3.5 0 2 17.9 19 -9 -0.5 0
84 Marcus Herford* 4 6 66.7 32 5.3 5.3 0 0 111.5 11 60 5.5 0
85 Bert Coan 2 4 50.0 32 8.0 8.0 0 0 117.2 73 488 6.7 8
86 Dan Eichloff 1 1 100.0 30 30.0 30.0 0 0 352.0
87 Dave Crandall 1 6 16.7 26 4.3 0.2 1 1 74.7 25 155 6.2 1
88 Joey Pelfanio 1 1 100.0 26 26.0 26.0 0 0 318.4 1 -5 -5.0 0
89 Bill Bell 1 1 100.0 25 25.0 25.0 0 0 310.0 7 35 5.0 1
90 George White 1 1 100.0 24 24.0 24.0 0 0 301.6 220 941 4.3 4
91 Nick Reid* 2 2 100.0 24 12.0 12.0 0 0 200.8
92 Brandon McAnderson* 1 1 100.0 22 22.0 22.0 0 0 284.8 246 1353 5.5 23
93 Ron Page 1 2 50.0 21 10.5 -12.0 0 1 38.2 10 17 1.7 0
94 Ron Oelschlager 1 4 25.0 18 4.5 -13.0 1 2 45.3 122 570 4.7 6
95 Con Keating 1 1 100.0 17 17.0 17.0 0 0 242.8 5 4 0.8 0
96 Alonso Rojas* 1 2 50.0 16 8.0 8.0 0 0 117.2 0 0 0
97 Daniel Coke 1 1 100.0 16 16.0 16.0 0 0 234.4 42 130 3.1 1
98 Bob Bruegging 3 16 18.8 16 1.0 -1.8 0 1 14.7 1 -16 -16.0 0
99 Alonso Rojas* 1 2 50.0 16 8.0 8.0 0 0 117.2
100 Christian Matthews 2 3 66.7 15 5.0 5.0 0 0 108.7 32 167 5.2 2
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
101 Steve Mallory 1 7 14.3 15 2.1 -4.3 0 1 3.7 4 -6 -1.5 0
102 Arnold Snell 2 7 28.6 15 2.1 -10.7 0 2 -10.6 434 1758 4.1 9
103 Rich Rieth 1 1 100.0 14 14.0 14.0 0 0 217.6 1 -6 -6.0 0
104 Blake Jablonski 1 1 100.0 12 12.0 12.0 0 0 200.8 2 1 0.5 0
105 Mike Johnson 1 3 33.3 11 3.7 -4.7 1 1 107.5 160 633 4.0 2
106 Tyler Lawrence* 1 2 50.0 11 5.5 5.5 0 0 96.2 2 17 8.5 0
107 Van Davis 1 1 100.0 8 8.0 8.0 0 0 167.2 3 16 5.3 0
108 Larry Carrier 1 3 33.3 8 2.7 -12.3 0 1 -10.9 48 154 3.2
109 John Brehm 1 1 100.0 8 8.0 8.0 0 0 167.2 2 30 15.0 0
110 Norman Mailen 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 1 64 230 3.6 3
111 Harrison Hill 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 2 22 11.0 0
112 Glenn Swengros 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
113 Quintin Smith 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 6 59 9.8 0
114 Willie Vaughn 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 -15.0 0 1 -66.7 13 44 3.4 1
115 Skip Sharp 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 20 80 4.0 1
116 Roger Boeger 0 4 0.0 0 0.0 1 6 -1 -0.2
117 Gilbert Wilson 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 42 136 3.2 0
118 Terry McIntosh 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
119 Larry McCallister 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
120 Charles McCue 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 133 562 4.2
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
121 Derick Mills* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 16 62 3.9 1
122 June Henley 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 823 3841 4.7 41
123 Eric Galbreath 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 46 183 4.0 2
124 Hugh Smith 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 51 253 5.0 1
125 Taylor Cox 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 97 508 5.2 3
126 Byron Gasaway 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 2 13 6.5 0
127 Henri Childs 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 41 188 4.6 1
128 Jim New 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 3 4 1.3 0
129 Bob Johnson 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 3 2 0.7 0
130 Bruce Adams* 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 11 -26 -2.4 0
131 Chaka Johnson 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 98 471 4.8 3
132 Homer Floyd 0 3 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 364 1534 4.2
133 Tim Friess 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 14 49 3.5 0
134 Hamilton Hill 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 2 33 16.5 0
135 Mike Hubach 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
136 Maurice Douglas 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 345 1379 4.0 18
137 Brandon Rideau* 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 5 5.0 0
138 Marc Harris* 1 1 100.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 100.0 1 1 1.0 0
139 Buddy Merritt 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 15 30 2.0
140 Eric Vann 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 360 1481 4.1 13
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
141 Junior Riggins 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 214 865 4.0 6
142 Robert Mimbs 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 245 1075 4.4 7
143 Akili Roberson 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0