1956 Leaders

Pass Attempts
1. John BrodieStanford 240
2. Bob ReinhartSan Jose State 172
3. Bob NewmanWashington State 170
Guy MartinColgate 170
5. Carroll JohnstonBrigham Young 167
6. Charlie ArnoldSouthern Methodist 157
7. Joe ClementsTexas 151
8. Ralph HunsakerArizona 148
9. Chuck Curtis* • Texas Christian 134
10. Claude BenhamColumbia 133
Gene SaurHardin-Simmons 133
12. Bob WintersUtah State 130
Len DawsonPurdue 130
14. Tom FloresPacific 127
15. Roger LaBrascaDrake 116
16. Joe KappCalifornia 112
17. Paul HornungNotre Dame 111
18. Frank RyanRice 109
19. Frank FinneyBrown 107
Art BolandCornell 107
Pass Completion Percentage
1. John BrodieStanford 57.9
2. Bob NewmanWashington State 53.5
3. Len DawsonPurdue 53.1
4. Bob ReinhartSan Jose State 52.3
5. Guy MartinColgate 51.8
6. Ralph HunsakerArizona 50.7
7. Joe ClementsTexas 49.0
8. Claude BenhamColumbia 47.4
9. Charlie ArnoldSouthern Methodist 45.2
10. Carroll JohnstonBrigham Young 42.5
Passing Yards
1. John BrodieStanford 1633
2. Bob NewmanWashington State 1240
3. Bob ReinhartSan Jose State 1138
4. Tom FloresPacific 1119
5. Guy MartinColgate 1100
6. Chuck Curtis* • Texas Christian 1041
7. Gene SaurHardin-Simmons 968
8. Charlie ArnoldSouthern Methodist 964
9. Carroll JohnstonBrigham Young 945
10. Bob WintersUtah State 943
11. Claude BenhamColumbia 933
12. Paul HornungNotre Dame 917
13. Larry ZowadaWyoming 878
14. Len DawsonPurdue 856
15. Ralph HunsakerArizona 823
16. Tom ForrestalNavy 808
17. Bunny AldrichWashington State 804
18. Joe ClementsTexas 793
19. Frank RyanRice 704
20. Bill SmithersHoly Cross 699
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Bob NewmanWashington State 7.3
2. Claude BenhamColumbia 7.0
3. John BrodieStanford 6.8
4. Bob ReinhartSan Jose State 6.6
5. Len DawsonPurdue 6.6
6. Guy MartinColgate 6.5
7. Charlie ArnoldSouthern Methodist 6.1
8. Carroll JohnstonBrigham Young 5.7
9. Ralph HunsakerArizona 5.6
10. Joe ClementsTexas 5.3
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Bob ReinhartSan Jose State 6.5
2. Bob NewmanWashington State 6.1
3. John BrodieStanford 5.2
4. Claude BenhamColumbia 5.1
5. Len DawsonPurdue 4.2
6. Guy MartinColgate 3.6
7. Charlie ArnoldSouthern Methodist 3.1
8. Carroll JohnstonBrigham Young 2.6
9. Ralph HunsakerArizona 2.5
10. Joe ClementsTexas 1.4
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Bob ReinhartSan Jose State 121.3
2. Bob NewmanWashington State 120.9
3. John BrodieStanford 119.9
4. Claude BenhamColumbia 116.1
5. Len DawsonPurdue 110.8
6. Guy MartinColgate 105.9
7. Charlie ArnoldSouthern Methodist 95.8
8. Ralph HunsakerArizona 90.1
9. Carroll JohnstonBrigham Young 87.9
10. Joe ClementsTexas 87.2
Rush Attempts
1. Jim BakhtiarVirginia 203
2. Jim CrawfordWyoming 200
3. Melvin DillardPurdue 193
4. Joel Wells* • Clemson 174
5. Jim Swink* • Texas Christian 169
6. Bill BarnesWake Forest 168
7. Don BosselerMiami (FL) 161
8. Jim Brown* • Syracuse 158
9. Ronny QuillianTulane 156
10. James RoseboroOhio State 152
11. Tom Berry* • Oregon State 143
12. Roddy OsborneTexas A&M 141
13. Jack HillUtah State 140
14. Don ClarkOhio State 139
15. Billy StacyMississippi State 138
16. Jack MorrisOregon 137
17. King DixonSouth Carolina 136
18. Homer FloydKansas 134
Bob FeeIndiana 134
Charlie SidwellWilliam & Mary 134
Rushing Yards
1. Jim CrawfordWyoming 1104
2. Bill BarnesWake Forest 1010
3. Jim Brown* • Syracuse 986
4. Jack HillUtah State 920
5. Jim BakhtiarVirginia 879
6. Melvin DillardPurdue 873
7. Tommy McDonaldOklahoma 853
8. Clendon ThomasOklahoma 817
9. Joel Wells* • Clemson 803
10. Don ClarkOhio State 797
11. C.R. RobertsSouthern California 775
12. Ed SuttonNorth Carolina 748
13. Don BosselerMiami (FL) 723
14. Bobby MulgadoArizona State 721
15. Buddy Dike* • Texas Christian 712
James RoseboroOhio State 712
17. Bob KyaskyArmy 707
18. Jim Swink* • Texas Christian 706
19. Tommy LorinoAuburn 692
20. Jerry BrownNebraska 690
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Tommy LorinoAuburn 8.4
2. Clendon ThomasOklahoma 7.9
3. Ron Mills* • West Texas A&M 7.4
4. Earnel Durden* • Oregon State 7.2
5. Tommy McDonaldOklahoma 7.2
6. Dennis McGillYale 7.1
7. Bob Forrest* • Texas-El Paso 6.9
8. Galen CiscoOhio State 6.8
9. Ken Wineburg* • Texas Christian 6.8
10. Loyd TaylorTexas A&M 6.8
11. Bobby MulgadoArizona State 6.7
12. Bob Stransky* • Colorado 6.6
13. Charles Sanders* • West Texas A&M 6.6
14. Jack HillUtah State 6.6
15. Bobby HoppeAuburn 6.5
16. C.R. RobertsSouthern California 6.5
17. Del Shofner* • Baylor 6.4
18. George ColbertDenver 6.4
19. Art BolandCornell 6.4
20. Jon ArnettSouthern California 6.3
Receiving Yards
1. Bill SteigerWashington State 607
2. Art PowellSan Jose State 583
3. Farrell FunstonPacific 563
4. Fred DuganDayton 481
5. Don EllingsenWashington State 455
Connie BairdHardin-Simmons 455
7. Jim Swink* • Texas Christian 450
8. Jim MorseNotre Dame 442
9. Ernie PittsDenver 415
10. Larry AldrichIdaho 409
11. Jay HuntonRutgers 408
12. Brad BombaIndiana 407
13. John WhatcottUtah State 400
14. Jimmy PhillipsAuburn 383
Johnny WilsonDenver 383
16. Charles JamesMissouri 362
17. Joe Walton* • Pittsburgh 360
18. Buddy DialRice 357
Buddy Cruze* • Tennessee 357
20. Ron KramerMichigan 353
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Jim MorseNotre Dame 22.1
2. Farrell FunstonPacific 20.9
3. Ernie PittsDenver 19.8
4. Ron KramerMichigan 19.6
5. Jim Swink* • Texas Christian 19.6
6. Fred DuganDayton 18.5
7. John WhatcottUtah State 17.4
8. Joe Walton* • Pittsburgh 17.1
9. Buddy DialRice 17.0
10. Don EllingsenWashington State 16.9
11. Roger AcetoDrake 16.8
12. Jimmy PhillipsAuburn 16.7
13. Bill SteigerWashington State 15.6
14. Joe KopniskyWest Virginia 15.5
15. Rick RandallColgate 14.7
16. Art PowellSan Jose State 14.6
17. Walter FondrenTexas 14.5
18. Norm BeckerCalifornia 14.2
19. Johnny WilsonDenver 14.2
20. Carl IsaacsStanford 13.9
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Jim BakhtiarVirginia 205
2. Melvin DillardPurdue 203
3. Jim CrawfordWyoming 202
4. Jim Swink* • Texas Christian 192
5. Joel Wells* • Clemson 178
6. Bill BarnesWake Forest 171
7. Don BosselerMiami (FL) 165
8. Jim Brown* • Syracuse 163
9. James RoseboroOhio State 156
Ronny QuillianTulane 156
11. Jack HillUtah State 155
12. Charlie SidwellWilliam & Mary 151
13. Tom Berry* • Oregon State 144
14. King DixonSouth Carolina 143
15. Roddy OsborneTexas A&M 141
Lou ValliStanford 141
Bob FeeIndiana 141
18. Alex HawkinsSouth Carolina 140
19. Don ClarkOhio State 139
Jack MorrisOregon 139
Phil KingVanderbilt 139
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Jim Swink* • Texas Christian 1156
2. Jim CrawfordWyoming 1148
3. Tommy McDonaldOklahoma 1135
Jack HillUtah State 1135
5. Clendon ThomasOklahoma 1058
6. Bill BarnesWake Forest 1051
7. Jim Brown* • Syracuse 1042
8. Melvin DillardPurdue 972
9. Johnny WilsonDenver 947
10. Ed SuttonNorth Carolina 907
11. Jim BakhtiarVirginia 894
12. Joel Wells* • Clemson 883
13. Abe WoodsonIllinois 856
14. C.R. RobertsSouthern California 827
15. Bobby MulgadoArizona State 823
16. Dennis McGillYale 821
17. Charlie SidwellWilliam & Mary 814
18. Walter FondrenTexas 811
19. Lou ValliStanford 804
20. Don ClarkOhio State 797
Total Plays
1. John BrodieStanford 295
2. Ralph HunsakerArizona 231
3. Roger LaBrascaDrake 219
Charlie ArnoldSouthern Methodist 219
5. Bob NewmanWashington State 213
6. Bob ReinhartSan Jose State 212
7. Joe ClementsTexas 211
Corny Salvaterra* • Pittsburgh 211
9. Billy StacyMississippi State 209
10. Guy MartinColgate 208
11. Paul HornungNotre Dame 205
12. Jim BakhtiarVirginia 203
13. Jim CrawfordWyoming 202
14. Claude BenhamColumbia 199
15. Melvin DillardPurdue 195
16. Joe Francis* • Oregon State 192
17. Carroll JohnstonBrigham Young 191
18. Bob WintersUtah State 189
19. Frank RyanRice 186
20. Bob CoxMinnesota 183
Total Yards
1. John BrodieStanford 1642
2. Paul HornungNotre Dame 1337
3. Bob NewmanWashington State 1177
4. Tom FloresPacific 1167
5. Guy MartinColgate 1165
6. Jim CrawfordWyoming 1114
7. Johnny Majors* • Tennessee 1101
8. Billy StacyMississippi State 1077
9. Bob ReinhartSan Jose State 1068
10. Jim Brown* • Syracuse 1062
11. Chuck Curtis* • Texas Christian 1053
12. Tommy McDonaldOklahoma 1036
13. Art BolandCornell 1024
14. Bill BarnesWake Forest 1010
15. Roger LaBrascaDrake 1008
16. Corny Salvaterra* • Pittsburgh 1004
17. Claude BenhamColumbia 987
18. Carroll JohnstonBrigham Young 984
19. Gene SaurHardin-Simmons 982
20. Bobby MulgadoArizona State 980
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