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1958 Leaders

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National Champions: Louisiana State (AP, UPI), Iowa (FWAA)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Pete Dawkins (Army)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Paul Dietzel (Louisiana State)

AP Preseason #1: Ohio State ▪ AP Final #1: Louisiana State

Year Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Buddy Humphrey (BAY) 112
2. Ralph Hunsaker (AZ) 106
  Randy Duncan* (IA) 106
4. Rich Mayo (AF) 98
5. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 88
6. Dick Longfellow (WV) 79
7. Bob Nicolet (STAN) 77
8. Dick Norman (STAN) 76
9. Arnold Dempsey (VA) 74
10. Jack Lee (CIN) 71
  Frank Finney (BROWN) 71
12. Billy Holsclaw (VATECH) 70
13. Harold Stephens (HA-SI) 68
  Lee Grosscup (UT) 68
  Jack Cummings (NC) 68
16. Joe Tranchini (NAVY) 67
  Norm Snead (WAKE) 67
  John Hangartner (AZST) 67
19. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 66
20. Bob Ptacek (MI) 65
  Don Meredith (SMETH) 65
Pass Attempts
1. Buddy Humphrey (BAY) 195
2. Ralph Hunsaker (AZ) 191
3. Randy Duncan* (IA) 179
4. Rich Mayo (AF) 174
5. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 167
6. Dick Longfellow (WV) 156
7. Arnold Dempsey (VA) 152
8. Norm Snead (WAKE) 151
9. Bob Nicolet (STAN) 146
10. Frank Finney (BROWN) 142
11. Tom Greene (HC) 137
12. Jack Cummings (NC) 134
13. Dick Norman (STAN) 133
14. Harold Stephens (HA-SI) 132
15. Jack Lee (CIN) 130
  Dick Young (WICHST) 130
17. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 128
18. Billy Holsclaw (VATECH) 127
19. Mel Smolik (DAYT) 126
20. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 125
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Randy Duncan* (IA) 59.2
2. Buddy Humphrey (BAY) 57.4
3. Rich Mayo (AF) 56.3
4. Ralph Hunsaker (AZ) 55.5
5. Bob Nicolet (STAN) 52.7
6. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 52.7
7. Dick Longfellow (WV) 50.6
8. Frank Finney (BROWN) 50.0
9. Arnold Dempsey (VA) 48.7
10. Norm Snead (WAKE) 44.4
11. Tom Greene (HC) 43.1
Passing Yards
1. Randy Duncan* (IA) 1397
2. Buddy Humphrey (BAY) 1316
3. John Hangartner (AZST) 1208
4. Jack Cummings (NC) 1139
5. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 1135
6. Ralph Hunsaker (AZ) 1129
7. Joe Caldwell (ARMY) 1097
8. George Izo (NDAME) 1067
9. Rich Mayo (AF) 1019
10. Billy Holsclaw (VATECH) 1013
11. Dick Young (WICHST) 1012
12. Norm Snead (WAKE) 1003
13. Frank Finney (BROWN) 982
14. Tom Greene (HC) 976
15. Don Meredith (SMETH) 952
16. Jack Lee (CIN) 951
17. Dick Longfellow (WV) 948
18. Joe Tranchini (NAVY) 837
19. Dick Thornton (NWEST) 828
  Lee Grosscup (UT) 828
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Randy Duncan* (IA) 7.8
2. Tom Greene (HC) 7.1
3. Frank Finney (BROWN) 6.9
4. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 6.8
5. Buddy Humphrey (BAY) 6.7
6. Norm Snead (WAKE) 6.6
7. Dick Longfellow (WV) 6.1
8. Ralph Hunsaker (AZ) 5.9
9. Rich Mayo (AF) 5.9
10. Bob Nicolet (STAN) 5.0
11. Arnold Dempsey (VA) 4.6
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Randy Duncan* (IA) 6.9
2. Buddy Humphrey (BAY) 5.6
3. Rich Mayo (AF) 5.6
4. Frank Finney (BROWN) 4.9
5. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 4.7
6. Bob Nicolet (STAN) 3.7
7. Tom Greene (HC) 3.4
8. Dick Longfellow (WV) 3.4
9. Ralph Hunsaker (AZ) 3.4
10. Norm Snead (WAKE) 2.2
11. Arnold Dempsey (VA) 1.6
Passing Touchdowns
1. Randy Duncan* (IA) 12
2. Rich Mayo (AF) 11
  Jack Cummings (NC) 11
4. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 10
  Joe Tranchini (NAVY) 10
6. Billy Holsclaw (VATECH) 9
  John Hangartner (AZST) 9
  George Izo (NDAME) 9
  Hunter Enis* (TXX) 9
  Dick Young (WICHST) 9
11. John Amabile (BC) 8
  Dave Wilson (WAST) 8
  Frank Finney (BROWN) 8
  Billy Austin (RUT) 8
  Joe Caldwell (ARMY) 8
16. Chuck Zimmerman* (SYR) 7
  Dick Thornton (NWEST) 7
  Buddy Humphrey (BAY) 7
  Don Allard (BC) 7
  Warren Rabb (LAST) 7
  Vernon Cole (NTX) 7
  Don Meredith (SMETH) 7
  Mike Jones (SJST) 7
  Lou Faoro (DET) 7
  Vic Prinzi (FLST) 7
Passing Interceptions
1. Norm Snead (WAKE) 17
2. Tom Maudlin (SCA) 15
3. Peter Hall (MARQ) 14
4. Ralph Hunsaker (AZ) 13
  Bob Hivner (WA) 13
  Tom Greene (HC) 13
7. Dick Longfellow (WV) 12
  Jim Reese (MN) 12
  Ed Hino (GW) 12
  Reece Whitley (VA) 12
  Phil Griffin (MT) 12
12. Bob Rusevlyan (MD) 11
  George Izo (NDAME) 11
  Dave Grosz (OR) 11
  Richie Petitbon (TLN) 11
  Jack Lee (CIN) 11
  Jerry Keeling (TLS) 11
  Arnold Dempsey (VA) 11
  Harold Stephens (HA-SI) 11
  Frank Cackovic (NCST) 11
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Randy Duncan* (IA) 136.8
2. Rich Mayo (AF) 119.5
3. Buddy Humphrey (BAY) 117.8
4. Frank Finney (BROWN) 112.6
5. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 107.7
6. Ralph Hunsaker (AZ) 100.2
7. Dick Longfellow (WV) 99.0
8. Tom Greene (HC) 93.6
9. Bob Nicolet (STAN) 92.1
10. Norm Snead (WAKE) 88.6
11. Arnold Dempsey (VA) 77.1
Rush Attempts
1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 220
2. Bob White (OHST) 218
3. Dick Bass (PAC) 205
4. Wray Carlton (DUKE) 164
5. Bob Brumble (TLS) 163
  Pete Hart (HA-SI) 163
7. Larry Hickman (BAY) 151
8. Billy Majors (TN) 148
9. Billy Austin (RUT) 145
  Tom Moore (VAND) 145
11. Bobby Jackson (AL) 143
12. Joe Kapp (CA) 142
13. Ron Burton (NWEST) 141
  Jack Spikes* (TXX) 141
15. Dave Intrabartolo (NOVA) 140
16. Neil MacLean (WAKE) 139
17. Fred Prickard (FLST) 136
18. Chuck Morrell (WAST) 133
19. Jim Duggan (BC) 131
  Mel West (MO) 131
Rushing Yards
1. Dick Bass (PAC) 1361
2. Bob White (OHST) 859
3. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 815
4. Pete Hart (HA-SI) 785
5. Billy Austin (RUT) 747
6. John Crouthamel (DART) 722
7. Weldon Jackson (BYU) 698
8. Billy Cannon (LAST) 686
  Jack Spikes* (TXX) 686
10. Larry Hickman (BAY) 670
11. Johnny Saunders (SC) 653
12. Fred Prickard (FLST) 646
13. Leon Burton (AZST) 642
  Mel West (MO) 642
15. Wray Carlton (DUKE) 636
16. Theron Sapp (GA) 635
  Theron Sapp (GA) 635
18. Prentice Gautt (OK) 627
19. Howard Cook (CO) 625
20. Neil MacLean (WAKE) 624
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Bob Jeter* (IA) 7.2
2. Willie Fleming* (IA) 7.1
3. Weldon Jackson (BYU) 6.9
4. Wayne Schneider (COST) 6.9
5. Ray Jauch* (IA) 6.9
6. Dick Bass (PAC) 6.6
7. Bobby Renn (FLST) 6.4
8. Red Mack (NDAME) 6.0
9. Larry Wilson (UT) 6.0
10. Sam Horner (VAMI) 6.0
11. Henry Wallace (PAC) 6.0
12. Prentice Gautt (OK) 6.0
13. Billy Cannon (LAST) 6.0
14. Sam Dawson (SJST) 5.9
15. Leon Burton (AZST) 5.9
16. John Crouthamel (DART) 5.9
17. Chuck Weiss (CO) 5.8
18. Buddy Allen (UTST) 5.8
19. Claude King (HOU) 5.8
20. Floyd Faucette (GATECH) 5.8
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Dick Bass (PAC) 15
  Billy Austin (RUT) 15
3. Bob White (OHST) 12
4. Frank Finney (BROWN) 11
5. Billy Cannon (LAST) 10
  Bob Jarus (PUR) 10
7. Billy Patton (CA) 9
  Dale Hackbart (WI) 9
  Chuck Zimmerman* (SYR) 9
  Leon Burton (AZST) 9
11. Bob Brumble (TLS) 8
  Howard Cook (CO) 8
  Willie Fleming* (IA) 8
  Don Meredith (SMETH) 8
15. Larry Hickman (BAY) 7
  John Crouthamel (DART) 7
  Tom Skypeck (CORN) 7
  Joe Belland (AZST) 7
  Bobby Jackson (AL) 7
20. Don Clark (OHST) 6
  Fred Tiley (PRIN) 6
  Mike Quinlan (AF) 6
  Richie Lucas (PAST) 6
  Chuck Weiss (CO) 6
  Bobby Boyd (OK) 6
  Johnny Saunders (SC) 6
  Wray Carlton (DUKE) 6
  Peter Hall (MARQ) 6
  Sam Horner (VAMI) 6
  Weldon Jackson (BYU) 6
  Buddy Davis (RICH) 6
  Bobby Franklin* (MS) 6
  Nyle McFarlane (BYU) 6
  Monk Bailey (UT) 6
  Charlie Ravenel (HARV) 6
  Duane Wood* (OKST) 6
Receptions
1. Dave Hibbert (AZ) 61
2. Sonny Randle (VA) 47
3. Chris Burford (STAN) 45
4. John Tracey (TXAM) 37
5. Ray Siminski (FURM) 35
6. Bob Simms (RUT) 33
7. Irv Nikolai (STAN) 32
8. Sammy Oates (HA-SI) 31
  Mel Reight (WV) 31
  Gerry Moore (BAY) 31
11. Bob Borah (HOU) 29
12. Jack Hart (CA) 28
13. Joe Morrison (CIN) 27
14. Pete Manning (WAKE) 25
  Carroll Dale (VATECH) 25
  Curt Merz* (IA) 25
  Don Norton* (IA) 25
  Danny House (DAVID) 25
  Bob Brickey (AF) 25
20. Jim Colclough (BC) 24
  Tony Latell (DAYT) 24
  Al Goldstein (NC) 24
Receiving Yards
1. Rich Kreitling (IL) 688
2. Sonny Randle (VA) 642
3. Dave Hibbert (AZ) 606
4. Ray Siminski (FURM) 568
5. Chris Burford (STAN) 493
6. Pete Dawkins (ARMY) 491
7. Al Goldstein (NC) 490
8. Gail Cogdill (WAST) 479
9. Bob Simms (RUT) 468
10. John Tracey (TXAM) 466
11. Bill Spanko (AZST) 463
12. Jim Colclough (BC) 462
13. Carroll Dale (VATECH) 459
14. Bill Carpenter (ARMY) 453
15. Tommy Coffey (WTXAM) 431
16. Sammy Oates (HA-SI) 402
17. Ron Burton (NWEST) 392
18. Bob Borah (HOU) 375
19. Don Norton* (IA) 374
20. Calvin Bird (KY) 373
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Rich Kreitling (IL) 29.9
2. Gail Cogdill (WAST) 22.8
3. Bill Spanko (AZST) 22.0
4. Ron Burton (NWEST) 20.6
5. Bill Carpenter (ARMY) 20.6
6. Al Goldstein (NC) 20.4
7. Tommy Coffey (WTXAM) 19.6
8. Jim Colclough (BC) 19.2
9. Carroll Dale (VATECH) 18.4
10. Calvin Bird (KY) 17.8
11. Earl Stoudt (RICH) 17.7
12. John Lands (MT) 17.6
13. Dave Stecchi (HC) 17.4
14. Monty Stickles (NDAME) 16.4
15. John Flanagan (BC) 16.4
16. Ray Siminski (FURM) 16.2
17. Roland Brandquist (NAVY) 15.8
18. Abner Haynes (NTX) 15.7
19. Bruce Maher (DET) 15.5
20. Don Norton* (IA) 15.0
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Bob Simms (RUT) 9
  Don Black (NM) 9
3. Monty Stickles (NDAME) 7
4. Carroll Dale (VATECH) 6
  Pete Dawkins (ARMY) 6
  John Flanagan (BC) 6
  Gail Cogdill (WAST) 6
8. Hillard Hill (SCA) 5
  Sonny Randle (VA) 5
  Rich Kreitling (IL) 5
  Larry Grantham* (MS) 5
  Ray Siminski (FURM) 5
13. John Kanuch (NAVY) 4
  Ron Burton (NWEST) 4
  Jimmy Gilmore* (TXX) 4
  Dave Hibbert (AZ) 4
  Rooster Akin (VAND) 4
  Bob Brickey (AF) 4
  Don Ellersick (WAST) 4
  Jimmy Pettus (AUB) 4
  Bill Spanko (AZST) 4
  Don Norton* (IA) 4
  Henry Christopher (SMETH) 4
  Craig Wall (DAVID) 4
  Calvin Bird (KY) 4
  Jim Colclough (BC) 4
  Buddy Dial (RICE) 4
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 220
2. Bob White (OHST) 218
3. Dick Bass (PAC) 211
4. Wray Carlton (DUKE) 181
5. Pete Hart (HA-SI) 169
6. Bob Brumble (TLS) 163
7. Ron Burton (NWEST) 160
8. Tom Moore (VAND) 157
9. Larry Hickman (BAY) 155
10. Dave Intrabartolo (NOVA) 148
  Billy Majors (TN) 148
12. Bruce Maher (DET) 146
  Billy Austin (RUT) 146
14. Jack Hart (CA) 145
15. Jack Spikes* (TXX) 143
  Fred Prickard (FLST) 143
  Bobby Jackson (AL) 143
18. Joe Kapp (CA) 142
19. Chuck Morrell (WAST) 141
20. Bob Anderson (ARMY) 140
  Neil MacLean (WAKE) 140
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Dick Bass (PAC) 1482
2. Ron Burton (NWEST) 1005
3. Pete Dawkins (ARMY) 919
4. Bruce Maher (DET) 871
5. Bob White (OHST) 859
6. John Crouthamel (DART) 854
7. Billy Cannon (LAST) 848
8. Wray Carlton (DUKE) 825
9. Pete Hart (HA-SI) 816
10. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 815
11. Abner Haynes (NTX) 793
  Jack Hart (CA) 793
13. Don Perkins (NM) 782
14. Leon Burton (AZST) 770
  Joe Morrison (CIN) 770
16. Billy Austin (RUT) 769
17. Duane Wood* (OKST) 764
18. Larry Wilson (UT) 745
19. Weldon Jackson (BYU) 727
20. Eddie Dove (CO) 720
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Dick Bass (PAC) 16
2. Billy Austin (RUT) 15
3. Bob White (OHST) 12
4. Billy Cannon (LAST) 11
  Frank Finney (BROWN) 11
  Leon Burton (AZST) 11
7. Bob Jarus (PUR) 10
  Willie Fleming* (IA) 10
9. Dale Hackbart (WI) 9
  Billy Patton (CA) 9
  Chuck Zimmerman* (SYR) 9
  Bob Simms (RUT) 9
  Don Black (NM) 9
14. Don Meredith (SMETH) 8
  Howard Cook (CO) 8
  Duane Wood* (OKST) 8
  Joe Morrison (CIN) 8
  Bob Brumble (TLS) 8
  Don Perkins (NM) 8
  Wray Carlton (DUKE) 8
Total Plays
1. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 279
2. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 275
3. Ralph Hunsaker (AZ) 263
4. Buddy Humphrey (BAY) 247
5. Dick Longfellow (WV) 242
6. Joe Kapp (CA) 239
7. Dick Thornton (NWEST) 232
8. Billy Holsclaw (VATECH) 230
9. Randy Duncan* (IA) 218
  Bob White (OHST) 218
  Dick Bass (PAC) 218
12. Richie Petitbon (TLN) 217
13. Peter Hall (MARQ) 214
14. Tom Skypeck (CORN) 212
15. Bob Ptacek (MI) 207
  Rich Mayo (AF) 207
17. Bob Hivner (WA) 206
18. Tom Greene (HC) 204
  Bobby Franklin* (MS) 204
20. Jim Grazione (NOVA) 202
Total Yards
1. Randy Duncan* (IA) 1462
2. Dick Bass (PAC) 1440
3. Buddy Humphrey (BAY) 1391
4. Charles Milstead (TXAM) 1332
5. Joe Kapp (CA) 1231
6. Billy Holsclaw (VATECH) 1227
7. Dick Longfellow (WV) 1202
8. Don Meredith (SMETH) 1182
9. Dwight Nichols (IAST) 1172
10. Jack Cummings (NC) 1150
11. John Hangartner (AZST) 1135
12. Frank Finney (BROWN) 1134
13. Joe Caldwell (ARMY) 1123
14. Jack Lee (CIN) 1115
15. Rich Mayo (AF) 1109
16. Dick Young (WICHST) 1094
17. Dick Thornton (NWEST) 1078
18. Ralph Hunsaker (AZ) 1038
19. Dale Hackbart (WI) 1032
20. Billy Austin (RUT) 1031
Total Touchdowns
1. Billy Austin (RUT) 23
2. Frank Finney (BROWN) 19
3. Randy Duncan* (IA) 17
4. Bobby Franklin* (MS) 16
  Chuck Zimmerman* (SYR) 16
6. Don Meredith (SMETH) 15
  Dick Bass (PAC) 15
8. George Izo (NDAME) 13
  Dale Hackbart (WI) 13
  Rich Mayo (AF) 13
  Tom Skypeck (CORN) 13
  Billy Holsclaw (VATECH) 13
13. Bob White (OHST) 12
14. Bobby Boyd (OK) 11
  Warren Rabb (LAST) 11
  Hunter Enis* (TXX) 11
  Joe Tranchini (NAVY) 11
  Dick Longfellow (WV) 11
  Jack Cummings (NC) 11
  Howard Cook (CO) 11