1959 Leaders

Pass Attempts
1. Dick NormanStanford 263
2. Peter HallMarquette 237
3. Jack LeeCincinnati 232
4. Rich MayoAir Force 211
5. Gale WeidnerColorado 207
6. Charley JohnsonNew Mexico State 199
7. Fran CurciMiami (FL) 195
8. Norm SneadWake Forest 191
9. Joe CaldwellArmy 188
10. Ed HinoGeorge Washington 185
11. Don MeredithSouthern Methodist 181
12. Joe MajorsFlorida State 168
13. John AmabileBoston College 159
14. Dick SoergelOklahoma State 155
15. Ron CostelloXavier 151
16. Emmett LeeSan Jose State 150
17. Olen TreadwayIowa 147
18. Ronnie StanleyBaylor 145
19. Jack CummingsNorth Carolina 144
Jerry KeelingTulsa 144
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Ron CostelloXavier 61.6
2. Dick SoergelOklahoma State 60.0
3. Olen TreadwayIowa 58.5
4. Don MeredithSouthern Methodist 58.0
5. Dick NormanStanford 57.8
6. Emmett LeeSan Jose State 57.3
7. Ronnie StanleyBaylor 57.2
8. Jack LeeCincinnati 56.9
9. Joe CaldwellArmy 55.9
10. Joe MajorsFlorida State 53.6
11. John AmabileBoston College 53.5
12. Charley JohnsonNew Mexico State 52.8
13. Rich MayoAir Force 52.1
14. Fran CurciMiami (FL) 51.3
15. Peter HallMarquette 50.6
16. Gale WeidnerColorado 48.3
17. Jack CummingsNorth Carolina 43.8
18. Norm SneadWake Forest 42.9
19. Ed HinoGeorge Washington 42.7
20. Jerry KeelingTulsa 40.3
Passing Yards
1. Dick NormanStanford 1963
2. Peter HallMarquette 1589
3. Jack LeeCincinnati 1535
4. Charley JohnsonNew Mexico State 1449
5. Norm SneadWake Forest 1361
6. Joe CaldwellArmy 1343
7. Don MeredithSouthern Methodist 1266
8. Rich MayoAir Force 1212
9. John AmabileBoston College 1200
Gale WeidnerColorado 1200
11. Dick SoergelOklahoma State 1100
12. Howard DyerVirginia Military Institute 1072
13. Fran CurciMiami (FL) 1068
14. Joe MajorsFlorida State 1063
15. Ron CostelloXavier 1062
16. Olen TreadwayIowa 1014
17. Ed HinoGeorge Washington 997
18. Emmett LeeSan Jose State 973
19. Richie LucasPenn State 913
20. Jack CummingsNorth Carolina 889
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. John AmabileBoston College 7.5
2. Dick NormanStanford 7.5
3. Charley JohnsonNew Mexico State 7.3
4. Joe CaldwellArmy 7.1
5. Norm SneadWake Forest 7.1
6. Dick SoergelOklahoma State 7.1
7. Ron CostelloXavier 7.0
8. Don MeredithSouthern Methodist 7.0
9. Olen TreadwayIowa 6.9
10. Peter HallMarquette 6.7
11. Jack LeeCincinnati 6.6
12. Emmett LeeSan Jose State 6.5
13. Joe MajorsFlorida State 6.3
14. Jack CummingsNorth Carolina 6.2
15. Gale WeidnerColorado 5.8
16. Rich MayoAir Force 5.7
17. Ronnie StanleyBaylor 5.5
18. Fran CurciMiami (FL) 5.5
19. Ed HinoGeorge Washington 5.4
20. Jerry KeelingTulsa 5.2
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Dick SoergelOklahoma State 7.0
2. Olen TreadwayIowa 6.8
3. John AmabileBoston College 6.6
4. Joe CaldwellArmy 6.4
5. Dick NormanStanford 6.2
6. Jack LeeCincinnati 6.1
7. Don MeredithSouthern Methodist 5.7
8. Joe MajorsFlorida State 5.2
9. Ron CostelloXavier 5.1
10. Emmett LeeSan Jose State 4.7
11. Peter HallMarquette 4.6
12. Norm SneadWake Forest 4.6
13. Jack CummingsNorth Carolina 4.5
14. Rich MayoAir Force 4.2
15. Gale WeidnerColorado 3.6
16. Ronnie StanleyBaylor 3.3
17. Fran CurciMiami (FL) 2.8
18. Ed HinoGeorge Washington 2.4
19. Jerry KeelingTulsa 2.0
20. Tommy VasellColumbia 1.6
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Dick SoergelOklahoma State 131.5
2. Olen TreadwayIowa 125.8
3. Don MeredithSouthern Methodist 125.8
4. Dick NormanStanford 125.2
5. John AmabileBoston College 124.7
6. Joe CaldwellArmy 124.2
7. Ron CostelloXavier 121.9
8. Jack LeeCincinnati 117.3
9. Emmett LeeSan Jose State 115.2
10. Joe MajorsFlorida State 110.2
11. Norm SneadWake Forest 106.8
12. Peter HallMarquette 104.9
13. Rich MayoAir Force 100.3
14. Ronnie StanleyBaylor 100.3
15. Gale WeidnerColorado 95.6
16. Jack CummingsNorth Carolina 95.1
17. Fran CurciMiami (FL) 91.4
18. Jerry KeelingTulsa 79.8
19. Ed HinoGeorge Washington 77.5
20. Tommy VasellColumbia 73.6
Rush Attempts
1. Dwight NicholsIowa State 207
2. Paul ChoquetteBrown 179
3. Tom WatkinsIowa State 161
4. John CrouthamelDartmouth 159
5. Pat TrammellAlabama 156
6. Bob BrumbleTulsa 151
7. Don PerkinsNew Mexico 145
8. Bobby BoydOklahoma 144
9. Nolan JonesArizona State 143
10. Charlie FlowersMississippi 141
11. Jack SpikesTexas Christian 140
12. Billy CannonLouisiana State 139
Dick BassPacific 139
14. Monk BaileyUtah 138
15. Jim JoyceMaryland 137
16. Rich WinklerYale 134
Ed KovacCincinnati 134
18. Fred DoellingPennsylvania 133
19. Fred PickardFlorida State 131
20. Pervis AtkinsNew Mexico State 130
Prentice GauttOklahoma 130
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Billy BrownNew Mexico 7.8
2. Pervis AtkinsNew Mexico State 7.5
3. Charles BowersHardin-Simmons 7.2
4. Buddy AllenUtah State 7.0
Ernie DavisSyracuse 7.0
6. Ger SchwedesSyracuse 6.3
7. Bob CrandallNew Mexico 6.3
8. Abner Haynes* • North Texas 6.2
9. John MaloneyColgate 6.1
10. Bob FergusonOhio State 6.1
11. Jerry HillWyoming 6.0
12. Bob GaitersNew Mexico State 5.8
13. Ronnie HartlineOklahoma 5.7
14. Frank WilsonUtah 5.7
15. Joe BellinoNavy 5.7
16. Bill BrownIllinois 5.7
17. Carroll ZarubaNebraska 5.6
18. Bob JeterIowa 5.6
19. Bobby HuntAuburn 5.6
20. Ron BurtonNorthwestern 5.6
Receiving Yards
1. Chris BurfordStanford 757
2. Dick EvansVirginia Military Institute 698
3. Ben RobinsonStanford 595
4. Bill CarpenterArmy 591
5. Danny HouseDavidson 563
6. Paul MaguireCitadel 549
7. Gail CogdillWashington State 531
8. Jim MullenXavier 469
9. Bill SmytheGeorge Washington 468
10. Bobby AllenWake Forest 462
11. Bake TurnerTexas Tech 444
12. Don NortonIowa 428
13. Carroll DaleVirginia Tech 408
14. Jim LeoCincinnati 398
15. Bill MillerMiami (FL) 395
16. Oneal CuterrySan Jose State 378
17. Mike QuinlanAir Force 373
18. Glynn GregorySouthern Methodist 369
19. Si WoodsMarquette 367
20. Marv LusterUCLA 366
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Bake TurnerTexas Tech 20.2
2. Dick EvansVirginia Military Institute 19.9
3. Gail CogdillWashington State 19.0
4. Bobby AllenWake Forest 18.5
5. Si WoodsMarquette 18.4
6. Bob SimmsRutgers 18.2
7. Bill SmytheGeorge Washington 18.0
8. Russell HillTexas A&M 17.9
9. Ben RobinsonStanford 17.5
10. Pete ManningWake Forest 17.3
11. Paul MaguireCitadel 17.2
12. Marv LusterUCLA 16.6
13. Johnny CountsIllinois 16.5
14. Al GoldsteinNorth Carolina 16.4
15. George AndrieMarquette 16.2
16. Bob FederspielColumbia 15.6
17. John KappasXavier 15.5
18. Jim MullenXavier 15.1
19. Jim LeoCincinnati 14.7
20. Tom HallMinnesota 14.6
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Dwight NicholsIowa State 207
2. Paul ChoquetteBrown 183
3. John CrouthamelDartmouth 173
4. Ed KovacCincinnati 165
5. Tom WatkinsIowa State 163
6. Pat TrammellAlabama 156
7. Nolan JonesArizona State 153
Don PerkinsNew Mexico 153
9. Pervis AtkinsNew Mexico State 152
Bob BrumbleTulsa 152
11. Billy CannonLouisiana State 150
12. Abner Haynes* • North Texas 149
13. Dick BassPacific 146
14. Charlie FlowersMississippi 145
15. Bobby BoydOklahoma 144
16. Jack SpikesTexas Christian 142
17. Jim JoyceMaryland 141
18. Fred PickardFlorida State 139
Tom MooreVanderbilt 139
20. Monk BaileyUtah 138
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Pervis AtkinsNew Mexico State 1272
2. Abner Haynes* • North Texas 1084
3. Tom WatkinsIowa State 875
4. Oneal CuterrySan Jose State 869
5. Don PerkinsNew Mexico 862
6. Dick BassPacific 858
7. Alger PughVirginia Tech 855
8. Ed KovacCincinnati 847
9. Tom MooreVanderbilt 846
10. Nolan JonesArizona State 845
11. Charles BowersHardin-Simmons 823
12. Charlie FlowersMississippi 801
13. Ger SchwedesSyracuse 798
14. Bruce MaherDetroit Mercy 789
15. Ernie DavisSyracuse 780
16. Frank WilsonUtah 774
17. Billy BrownNew Mexico 768
18. Bill Mathis* • Clemson 764
19. Bob CrandallNew Mexico 761
20. Billy CannonLouisiana State 759
Total Plays
1. Peter HallMarquette 330
2. Dick NormanStanford 319
3. Jack LeeCincinnati 298
4. Fran CurciMiami (FL) 297
5. Dwight NicholsIowa State 287
6. Don MeredithSouthern Methodist 283
7. Gale WeidnerColorado 256
8. Charley JohnsonNew Mexico State 251
9. Rich MayoAir Force 249
10. Ed HinoGeorge Washington 244
11. Jerry KeelingTulsa 240
12. Charles MilsteadTexas A&M 230
13. Joe MajorsFlorida State 227
Dave GroszOregon 227
15. Joe CaldwellArmy 220
16. Norm SneadWake Forest 218
17. Richie LucasPenn State 216
18. Dale Hackbart* • Wisconsin 211
19. Ronnie StanleyBaylor 206
20. Pat TrammellAlabama 205
Total Yards
1. Dick NormanStanford 2018
2. Charley JohnsonNew Mexico State 1635
3. Peter HallMarquette 1555
4. Jack LeeCincinnati 1528
5. Norm SneadWake Forest 1365
6. Dwight NicholsIowa State 1358
7. Rich MayoAir Force 1357
8. Fran CurciMiami (FL) 1328
9. Gale WeidnerColorado 1305
10. Don MeredithSouthern Methodist 1291
11. Joe CaldwellArmy 1258
12. Richie LucasPenn State 1238
13. Jim WaldenWyoming 1211
14. Jerry KeelingTulsa 1206
15. Dave GroszOregon 1183
16. Howard DyerVirginia Military Institute 1182
17. Joe MajorsFlorida State 1141
18. Dale Hackbart* • Wisconsin 1121
19. Billy KilmerUCLA 1090
20. Ron CostelloXavier 1064
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