1962 Leaders

Pass Completion Percentage
1. Archie RobertsColumbia 60.0
2. Dick ShinerMaryland 59.6
3. Tom MyersNorthwestern 59.5
4. Ron Vander Kelen* • Wisconsin 57.4
5. Pete Liske* • Penn State 56.2
6. Junior EdgeNorth Carolina 55.7
7. Terry Baker* • Oregon State 55.2
8. Don TrullBaylor 54.6
9. Gary CuozzoVirginia 54.1
10. Jack ConcannonBoston College 53.6
11. Rand CarterSan Jose State 53.6
12. Billy Lothridge* • Georgia Tech 53.2
13. Jerry WoolumKentucky 52.9
14. Sonny GibbsTexas Christian 52.7
15. Dave MathiesonWashington State 52.3
16. John GilesLouisville 49.7
17. Jerry GrossDetroit Mercy 49.5
18. Jerry YostWest Virginia 49.3
19. Stu McBirnieTulsa 49.2
20. Robert HamlinMarshall 48.1
Passing Yards
1. George Mira* • Miami (FL) 1893
2. Terry Baker* • Oregon State 1738
3. Don TrullBaylor 1627
4. Ron Vander Kelen* • Wisconsin 1582
5. Tom MyersNorthwestern 1537
6. Dave MathiesonWashington State 1492
7. Jack ConcannonBoston College 1450
8. Dick ShinerMaryland 1324
9. Jerry GrossDetroit Mercy 1317
10. Pat McCarthyHoly Cross 1267
11. John JacobsArizona State 1263
12. Junior EdgeNorth Carolina 1234
13. John GilesLouisville 1222
14. Joe Namath* • Alabama 1192
15. Stu McBirnieTulsa 1169
16. Mike TaliaferroIllinois 1139
17. Gary CuozzoVirginia 1136
18. Larry RakestrawGeorgia 1135
19. Jerry YostWest Virginia 1134
20. Jerry WoolumKentucky 1100
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Terry Baker* • Oregon State 8.6
2. Jack ConcannonBoston College 8.0
3. Tom MyersNorthwestern 7.9
4. Dave MathiesonWashington State 7.5
5. Jerry YostWest Virginia 7.5
6. Ron Vander Kelen* • Wisconsin 7.3
7. Don TrullBaylor 7.1
8. Jerry WoolumKentucky 7.0
9. Walt BryniarskiXavier 6.8
10. John GilesLouisville 6.8
11. Larry RakestrawGeorgia 6.7
12. Jim DundaBrown 6.7
13. Junior EdgeNorth Carolina 6.7
14. Stu McBirnieTulsa 6.6
15. Pat McCarthyHoly Cross 6.5
16. Dick ShinerMaryland 6.5
17. Billy Lothridge* • Georgia Tech 6.4
18. Pete Liske* • Penn State 6.4
19. Archie RobertsColumbia 6.3
20. Gary CuozzoVirginia 6.3
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Terry Baker* • Oregon State 8.9
2. Jack ConcannonBoston College 8.2
3. Dave MathiesonWashington State 6.9
4. Pete Liske* • Penn State 6.8
5. Ron Vander Kelen* • Wisconsin 6.5
6. Tom MyersNorthwestern 6.0
7. Don TrullBaylor 5.7
8. Archie RobertsColumbia 5.4
9. Stu McBirnieTulsa 5.4
10. Jerry YostWest Virginia 5.1
11. Jerry WoolumKentucky 4.9
12. Billy Lothridge* • Georgia Tech 4.9
13. Walt BryniarskiXavier 4.8
14. Sonny GibbsTexas Christian 4.7
15. Gary CuozzoVirginia 4.6
16. Junior EdgeNorth Carolina 4.5
17. Mike MillerOklahoma State 4.4
18. George Mira* • Miami (FL) 4.3
19. John GilesLouisville 4.2
20. Jerry GrossDetroit Mercy 4.0
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Terry Baker* • Oregon State 146.5
2. Jack ConcannonBoston College 141.6
3. Tom MyersNorthwestern 133.3
4. Ron Vander Kelen* • Wisconsin 131.1
5. Pete Liske* • Penn State 129.4
6. Dave MathiesonWashington State 127.1
7. Don TrullBaylor 119.6
8. Jerry YostWest Virginia 118.8
9. Archie RobertsColumbia 117.8
10. Stu McBirnieTulsa 115.7
11. Junior EdgeNorth Carolina 111.2
12. Sonny GibbsTexas Christian 109.9
13. Billy Lothridge* • Georgia Tech 109.8
14. Jerry WoolumKentucky 108.7
15. Walt BryniarskiXavier 106.5
16. Gary CuozzoVirginia 106.0
17. John GilesLouisville 105.6
18. Dick ShinerMaryland 105.1
19. Jim DundaBrown 102.7
20. George Mira* • Miami (FL) 100.9
Rushing Yards
1. Preacher PilotNew Mexico State 1247
2. Eldon FortieBrigham Young 1149
3. Gale SayersKansas 1125
4. Gary WoodCornell 889
5. Joe Don Looney* • Oklahoma 852
6. Pete Pedro* • West Texas A&M 831
7. Johnny Roland* • Missouri 830
8. Dave CasinelliMemphis 826
9. Bobby SantiagoNew Mexico 806
10. Dave HoppmannIowa State 798
11. Terry DillonMontana 768
12. Mel RenfroOregon 753
13. Elliott KellerFurman 724
14. Jim Grisham* • Oklahoma 711
15. Tony LorickArizona State 704
16. Nick Ryder* • Miami (FL) 702
17. Tom SpangenbergDartmouth 675
18. John CookFurman 661
19. Dwain BeanNorth Texas 657
20. Roger Kochman* • Penn State 652
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Gale SayersKansas 7.1
2. Scott Tyler* • Miami (OH) 7.0
3. Tony LorickArizona State 6.7
4. John CookFurman 6.6
5. Willie Brown* • Southern California 6.5
6. Tom KosserArizona 6.5
7. Paul WarfieldOhio State 6.4
8. Larry HillOregon 6.4
9. Bill TaylorHarvard 6.3
10. Ron RubickMichigan State 6.3
11. Joe Don Looney* • Oklahoma 6.2
12. Pete Pedro* • West Texas A&M 6.2
13. Sherman LewisMichigan State 6.0
14. Preacher PilotNew Mexico State 6.0
15. Mel RenfroOregon 6.0
16. Junior CoffeyWashington 5.9
17. Terry DillonMontana 5.9
18. Pat DodsonMontana 5.8
19. Eldon FortieBrigham Young 5.8
20. George CanaleTennessee 5.8
Receiving Yards
1. Vern Burke* • Oregon State 1007
2. John SimmonsTulsa 860
3. Hugh CampbellWashington State 848
4. Hal Bedsole* • Southern California 827
5. Artie GrahamBoston College 823
6. Al SnyderHoly Cross 716
7. Pat Richter* • Wisconsin 694
8. Bob LaceyNorth Carolina 668
9. Jim CureMarshall 666
10. Paul FlatleyNorthwestern 626
11. Tom BrownMaryland 557
12. Bill TurnerCalifornia 537
13. Jim KellyNotre Dame 523
14. Steve HeckardDavidson 519
15. Nick Spinelli* • Miami (FL) 506
16. Jeff StarlingVanderbilt 494
17. Red Wilkins* • Alabama 492
Richard Williamson* • Alabama 492
19. Tom HutchinsonKentucky 485
20. Tom BolzDetroit Mercy 455
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Hal Bedsole* • Southern California 25.1
2. Ted WatkinsPacific 21.4
3. Red Wilkins* • Alabama 20.5
Richard Williamson* • Alabama 20.5
5. Artie GrahamBoston College 20.1
6. Steve HeckardDavidson 20.0
7. Charlie BrendleCitadel 19.6
8. Gerry ShawWashington State 18.7
9. Bill CraftRutgers 18.5
10. Dale KellerArizona State 17.9
11. Mickey BabbGeorgia 17.7
12. Ron AllshousePennsylvania 17.7
13. Al SnyderHoly Cross 17.5
14. Bob DaumeyerXavier 17.0
15. Jim StewartNavy 16.6
16. Ronnie GoodwinBaylor 16.6
17. Jerry Lamb* • Arkansas 16.4
18. Bob Jencks* • Miami (OH) 16.4
19. Don KarnsOklahoma State 15.6
20. Lee CallandLouisville 15.4
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Preacher PilotNew Mexico State 1273
2. Gale SayersKansas 1186
3. Eldon FortieBrigham Young 1149
4. Mel RenfroOregon 1051
5. Tom SpangenbergDartmouth 1028
6. Vern Burke* • Oregon State 1007
7. Joe Don Looney* • Oklahoma 971
8. Tony LorickArizona State 961
9. Lee CallandLouisville 959
10. Al SnyderHoly Cross 953
11. Roger Kochman* • Penn State 906
12. Gary WoodCornell 896
13. Johnny Roland* • Missouri 889
14. Pete Pedro* • West Texas A&M 882
15. Dave CasinelliMemphis 866
16. Willie Brown* • Southern California 865
17. John SimmonsTulsa 860
18. Terry DillonMontana 857
19. Bobby SantiagoNew Mexico 850
20. Hugh CampbellWashington State 848
Total Yards
1. Terry Baker* • Oregon State 2276
2. George Mira* • Miami (FL) 2059
3. Eldon FortieBrigham Young 1963
4. Ron Vander Kelen* • Wisconsin 1839
5. Gary WoodCornell 1779
6. Don TrullBaylor 1763
7. Jack ConcannonBoston College 1743
8. Pat McCarthyHoly Cross 1721
9. Jerry GrossDetroit Mercy 1613
10. Bill KingDartmouth 1553
11. Billy Lothridge* • Georgia Tech 1484
12. Dave HoppmannIowa State 1477
13. Tom MyersNorthwestern 1435
14. Dick ShinerMaryland 1426
15. Joe Namath* • Alabama 1421
16. Dan ReevesSouth Carolina 1401
17. Jerry YostWest Virginia 1361
18. Larry RakestrawGeorgia 1357
19. Dave MathiesonWashington State 1321
20. Junior EdgeNorth Carolina 1298
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