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1962 Receiving Stats

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National Champion: Southern California (AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Terry Baker (Oregon State)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: John McKay (Southern California)

AP Preseason #1: Ohio State ▪ AP Final #1: Southern California

  • Players sorted by Yds/Rec (minimum 1.875 Rec/G).
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91 Players

Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Hal Bedsole* Southern California AAWU 33 827 25.1 11 33 827 25.1 11
2 Ted Watkins Pacific Ind 20 429 21.5 2 20 429 21.5 2
3 Richard Williamson Alabama SEC 24 492 20.5 3 24 492 20.5 3
4 Red Wilkins Alabama SEC 24 492 20.5 3 24 492 20.5 3
5 Artie Graham Boston College Ind 41 823 20.1 7 41 823 20.1 7
6 Steve Heckard Davidson Southern 26 519 20.0 5 26 519 20.0 5
7 Charlie Brendle Citadel Southern 23 451 19.6 5 23 451 19.6 5
8 Gerry Shaw Washington State AAWU 19 356 18.7 5 19 356 18.7 5
9 Bill Craft Rutgers Ind 23 426 18.5 5 23 426 18.5 5
10 Dale Keller Arizona State WAC 20 358 17.9 5 20 358 17.9 5
11 Mickey Babb Georgia SEC 20 354 17.7 1 20 354 17.7 1
12 Ron Allshouse Pennsylvania Ivy 18 318 17.7 1 18 318 17.7 1
13 Al Snyder Holy Cross Ind 41 716 17.5 6 44 237 5.4 0 85 953 11.2 6
14 Bob Daumeyer Xavier Ind 22 373 17.0 3 1 3 3.0 0 23 376 16.3 3
15 Ronnie Goodwin Baylor SWC 25 414 16.6 3 41 227 5.5 1 66 641 9.7 4
16 Jim Stewart Navy Ind 24 399 16.6 1 1 6 6.0 0 25 405 16.2 1
17 Bob Jencks* Miami (OH) MAC 26 426 16.4 6 26 426 16.4 6
18 Jerry Lamb Arkansas SWC 23 378 16.4 4 23 378 16.4 4
19 Don Karns Oklahoma State Big 8 21 328 15.6 1 24 44 1.8 0 45 372 8.3 1
20 Lee Calland Louisville Ind 20 309 15.5 2 125 650 5.2 6 145 959 6.6 8
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Lawrence Elkins Baylor SWC 24 370 15.4 4 9 40 4.4 0 33 410 12.4 4
22 Billy Martin Georgia Tech SEC 21 323 15.4 4 21 323 15.4 4
23 Nick Spinelli* Miami (FL) Ind 33 506 15.3 4 20 73 3.7 2 53 579 10.9 6
24 Tom Spangenberg Dartmouth Ivy 23 353 15.3 2 123 675 5.5 4 146 1028 7.0 6
25 Dave Johnson San Jose State Ind 23 352 15.3 3 1 1 1.0 0 24 353 14.7 3
26 Ed Burnap Cornell Ivy 17 260 15.3 2 17 260 15.3 2
27 Bob Lacey North Carolina ACC 44 668 15.2 5 44 668 15.2 5
28 Tom Hutchinson Kentucky SEC 32 485 15.2 1 32 485 15.2 1
29 Hugh Campbell Washington State AAWU 57 848 14.9 7 57 848 14.9 7
30 Gene Heeter West Virginia Southern 19 284 14.9 4 19 284 14.9 4
31 Vern Burke Oregon State Ind 69 1007 14.6 10 69 1007 14.6 10
32 Jim Cure Marshall MAC 46 666 14.5 3 46 666 14.5 3
33 Jeff Starling Vanderbilt SEC 34 494 14.5 2 12 28 2.3 46 522 11.3 2
34 John Parry Brown Ivy 28 406 14.5 5 28 406 14.5 5
35 Tom Blanchfield California AAWU 19 275 14.5 1 78 288 3.7 97 563 5.8 1
36 John Hilton Richmond Southern 28 401 14.3 5 28 401 14.3 5
37 Pat Richter* Wisconsin Big Ten 49 694 14.2 6 49 694 14.2 6
38 Bob Venters Marshall MAC 20 281 14.1 0 20 281 14.1 0
39 John Lower Detroit Mercy Ind 22 307 14.0 0 22 307 14.0 0
40 Paul Flatley Northwestern Big Ten 45 626 13.9 5 45 626 13.9 5
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
41 Bobby Freeman Virginia ACC 21 292 13.9 0 56 212 3.8 5 77 504 6.5 5
42 Henry Newton Wake Forest ACC 19 265 13.9 2 19 265 13.9 2
43 Tom Bolz Detroit Mercy Ind 33 455 13.8 3 33 455 13.8 3
44 Greg Willener Oregon Ind 19 263 13.8 3 19 263 13.8 3
45 Larry Glueck Villanova Ind 17 235 13.8 1 57 340 6.0 5 74 575 7.8 6
46 Vince Petno Citadel Southern 23 313 13.6 3 23 313 13.6 3
47 Bob Howard Stanford AAWU 20 272 13.6 2 20 272 13.6 2
48 Ben Nix Texas Christian SWC 20 272 13.6 1 20 272 13.6 1
49 Lee Sampson New Mexico State Ind 21 283 13.5 1 21 283 13.5 1
50 Tom Magoffin Texas Christian SWC 32 430 13.4 3 32 430 13.4 3
51 Don Downs Auburn SEC 21 281 13.4 0 21 281 13.4 0
52 John Simmons Tulsa MVC 65 860 13.2 9 65 860 13.2 9
53 Al Butts Columbia Ivy 18 235 13.1 2 53 197 3.7 1 71 432 6.1 3
54 Bill Sparks* Miami (FL) Ind 26 339 13.0 1 26 339 13.0 1
55 Keith Kinderman Florida State Ind 20 257 12.9 2 84 249 3.0 3 104 506 4.9 5
56 Jim Kelly Notre Dame Ind 41 523 12.8 4 41 523 12.8 4
57 Don Hockensmith Louisville Ind 32 408 12.8 3 32 408 12.8 3
58 Jerry Richardson West Texas A&M Ind 22 282 12.8 2 53 283 5.3 4 75 565 7.5 6
59 Pete Widener Duke ACC 19 244 12.8 2 19 244 12.8 2
60 Don Brewington Oklahoma State Big 8 19 243 12.8 2 19 243 12.8 2
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
61 Jim Warren Illinois Big Ten 18 230 12.8 1 57 100 1.8 0 75 330 4.4 1
62 James Ingram Baylor SWC 19 239 12.6 2 19 239 12.6 2
63 David Parks Texas Tech SWC 32 399 12.5 1 1 5 5.0 33 404 12.2 1
64 Gene Raesz Rice SWC 29 363 12.5 2 29 363 12.5 2
65 Howard Simpson Auburn SEC 24 301 12.5 2 24 301 12.5 2
66 Lou Guy Mississippi SEC 24 295 12.3 5 30 152 5.1 2 54 447 8.3 7
67 Bob Heckman Dayton Ind 19 233 12.3 2 19 233 12.3 2
68 Bill Turner California AAWU 44 537 12.2 6 44 537 12.2 6
69 Tom Brown Maryland ACC 47 557 11.9 4 35 189 5.4 0 82 746 9.1 4
70 Gordon Rush Tulane SEC 19 227 11.9 3 13 55 4.2 1 32 282 8.8 4
71 Mike Funk Maryland ACC 19 227 11.9 1 19 227 11.9 1
72 Frank Patitucci Stanford AAWU 22 259 11.8 1 22 259 11.8 1
73 Ulysses Kendall Texas-El Paso Ind 17 201 11.8 4 17 201 11.8 4
74 Jim Evans Texas-El Paso Ind 21 242 11.5 0 21 242 11.5 0
75 Billy Gambrell South Carolina ACC 21 226 10.8 0 105 582 5.5 126 808 6.4 0
76 Gerry Hug Columbia Ivy 22 232 10.5 2 22 232 10.5 2
77 John McGuire Colorado Big 8 36 376 10.4 2 36 376 10.4 2
78 Terry Sieg Virginia ACC 27 281 10.4 0 40 216 5.4 1 67 497 7.4 1
79 Lou Holland* Wisconsin Big Ten 21 219 10.4 3 49 273 5.6 9 70 492 7.0 12
80 Ken Blair Colorado Big 8 35 356 10.2 1 35 356 10.2 1
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
81 Stan Crisson Duke ACC 30 307 10.2 1 30 307 10.2 1
82 Billy Gannon Southern Methodist SWC 23 235 10.2 1 43 140 3.3 0 66 375 5.7 1
83 Brent Vann Richmond Southern 19 189 9.9 0 56 151 2.7 1 75 340 4.5 1
84 Dick Drummond George Washington Southern 21 205 9.8 1 142 580 4.1 3 163 785 4.8 4
85 Clem Dellenger Tulane SEC 39 375 9.6 1 39 375 9.6 1
86 Junior Powell Penn State Ind 32 303 9.5 3 47 182 3.9 2 79 485 6.1 5
87 Ernie Arizzi Maryland ACC 26 247 9.5 1 41 179 4.4 0 67 426 6.4 1
88 Pat Donnelly Navy Ind 20 181 9.1 2 102 338 3.3 3 122 519 4.3 5
89 Chuck Morris Mississippi SEC 17 149 8.8 1 52 272 5.2 1 69 421 6.1 2
90 Ode Burrell Mississippi State SEC 24 204 8.5 2 71 310 4.4 95 514 5.4 2
91 Charlie Weaver William & Mary Southern 23 179 7.8 2 101 487 4.8 3 124 666 5.4 5