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1964 Receiving Stats

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National Champions: Alabama (AP, UPI), Arkansas (FWAA), Notre Dame (NFF)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: John Huarte (Notre Dame)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Ara Parseghian (Notre Dame)

AP Preseason #1: Mississippi ▪ AP Final #1: Alabama

  • Players sorted by Yds/Rec (minimum 1.875 Rec/G).
  • An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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129 Players

Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Joe Chapman Idaho Ind 20 508 25.4 3 20 508 25.4 3
2 Bill Cronin Boston College Ind 19 389 20.5 1 19 389 20.5 1
3 Kent Kramer Minnesota Big Ten 17 342 20.1 4 17 342 20.1 4
4 Peter Beaulieu Colgate Ind 18 347 19.3 3 1 5 5.0 0 19 352 18.5 3
5 Jack Snow Notre Dame Ind 60 1114 18.6 9 60 1114 18.6 9
6 Rod Sherman Southern California AAWU 24 446 18.6 5 35 234 6.7 1 59 680 11.5 6
7 Larry Todd Arizona State WAC 35 633 18.1 5 48 247 5.1 1 83 880 10.6 6
8 Chuck Hughes Texas-El Paso Ind 34 616 18.1 2 1 3 3.0 35 619 17.7 2
9 John Pease* Utah WAC 23 406 17.7 2 10 55 5.5 0 33 461 14.0 2
10 Ben Hawkins Arizona State WAC 42 719 17.1 5 25 123 4.9 2 67 842 12.6 7
11 Lawrence Elkins Baylor SWC 50 851 17.0 7 1 1 1.0 0 51 852 16.7 7
12 Corky Sullivan Oregon AAWU 32 541 16.9 4 32 541 16.9 4
13 Fred Biletnikoff* Florida State Ind 70 1179 16.8 15 2 2 1.0 0 72 1181 16.4 15
14 John Hilton Richmond Southern 33 554 16.8 6 33 554 16.8 6
15 Mike Haffner UCLA AAWU 31 515 16.6 1 20 31 1.6 0 51 546 10.7 1
16 Robert MacLeod Dartmouth Ivy 25 413 16.5 1 25 413 16.5 1
17 Roy Jefferson* Utah WAC 24 395 16.5 2 24 395 16.5 2
18 Darryl Alleman Wyoming WAC 32 519 16.2 3 32 519 16.2 3
19 Eddie Fletcher Tulsa MVC 23 371 16.1 1 23 371 16.1 1
20 Tommy Inman Mississippi State SEC 21 338 16.1 2 21 338 16.1 2
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Phil Sheridan Notre Dame Ind 20 320 16.0 1 20 320 16.0 1
22 Roger Dennis Columbia Ivy 33 524 15.9 6 7 17 2.4 0 40 541 13.5 6
23 Karl Noonan Iowa Big Ten 59 933 15.8 4 2 19 9.5 0 61 952 15.6 4
24 Bruce Smith Brigham Young WAC 30 470 15.7 3 30 470 15.7 3
25 John Erisman Miami (OH) MAC 25 392 15.7 2 25 392 15.7 2
26 Tommy Marvin Virginia Tech Southern 21 330 15.7 3 21 330 15.7 3
27 Jimmy Jones Wisconsin Big Ten 34 529 15.6 4 34 529 15.6 4
28 Gene Washington Michigan State Big Ten 35 542 15.5 5 35 542 15.5 5
29 Hartwell Menefee New Mexico State Ind 24 373 15.5 3 5 6 1.2 0 29 379 13.1 3
30 Mike Sears Pacific Ind 28 429 15.3 2 28 429 15.3 2
31 Bob Trumpy Illinois Big Ten 28 428 15.3 2 28 428 15.3 2
32 Rick Kestner Kentucky SEC 42 639 15.2 6 42 639 15.2 6
33 Fred Gissendaner Kent State MAC 17 258 15.2 1 32 232 7.3 2 49 490 10.0 3
34 Ken Hodge Baylor SWC 35 528 15.1 5 35 528 15.1 5
35 Ronnie Jackson North Carolina ACC 34 512 15.1 5 34 512 15.1 5
36 Fritz Greenlee Air Force Ind 23 343 14.9 3 1 -9 -9.0 0 24 334 13.9 3
37 Frank Dwyer Miami (OH) MAC 20 297 14.9 2 20 297 14.9 2
38 Dick Bills Citadel Southern 26 385 14.8 0 26 385 14.8 0
39 Jerry Smith Arizona State WAC 42 618 14.7 5 42 618 14.7 5
40 Rich O'Hara Iowa Big Ten 32 469 14.7 4 32 469 14.7 4
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
41 Kenny Last Minnesota Big Ten 21 308 14.7 2 2 5 2.5 0 23 313 13.6 2
42 Brent Roberts Tulsa MVC 28 408 14.6 5 28 408 14.6 5
43 John Henderson Michigan Big Ten 27 393 14.6 3 27 393 14.6 3
44 Bo Rein Ohio State Big Ten 22 320 14.5 1 73 281 3.8 2 95 601 6.3 3
45 Al MacFarlane Louisville MVC 31 446 14.4 2 74 212 2.9 2 105 658 6.3 4
46 Charles Casey Florida SEC 47 673 14.3 4 47 673 14.3 4
47 Charles Campbell Texas Christian SWC 35 502 14.3 1 35 502 14.3 1
48 Jim Cure Marshall MAC 27 387 14.3 1 27 387 14.3 1
49 Jim Lindsey* Arkansas SWC 27 385 14.3 2 94 505 5.4 3 121 890 7.4 5
50 David Ray Alabama SEC 19 271 14.3 2 1 22 22.0 0 20 293 14.7 2
51 Milt Clegg* West Virginia Southern 31 437 14.1 4 31 437 14.1 4
52 Rich Cameron Wake Forest ACC 29 410 14.1 1 29 410 14.1 1
53 Bob Kenney Yale Ivy 19 268 14.1 1 19 268 14.1 1
54 Rickie Harris Arizona WAC 28 391 14.0 1 19 68 3.6 0 47 459 9.8 1
55 Jack Himebauch Miami (OH) MAC 27 379 14.0 4 27 379 14.0 4
56 Bill Huber Penn State Ind 25 347 13.9 1 25 347 13.9 1
57 Sam Champi Army Ind 25 347 13.9 1 25 347 13.9 1
58 Allen Melikian Pacific Ind 24 334 13.9 0 48 244 5.1 1 72 578 8.0 1
59 Tim Crawford Furman Southern 23 319 13.9 1 23 319 13.9 1
60 Jack Emmer Rutgers Ind 22 306 13.9 1 22 306 13.9 1
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
61 Jim Morel Purdue Big Ten 18 250 13.9 1 18 250 13.9 1
62 Bill Malinchak Indiana Big Ten 46 634 13.8 5 46 634 13.8 5
63 Kurt Altenberg UCLA AAWU 31 428 13.8 6 31 428 13.8 6
64 Joe Carazo Wake Forest ACC 22 302 13.7 0 30 72 2.4 0 52 374 7.2 0
65 Ray Palm Oregon AAWU 42 570 13.6 4 42 570 13.6 4
66 Bill Rikard Davidson Southern 19 258 13.6 0 19 258 13.6 0
67 Hal Wantland Tennessee SEC 21 284 13.5 1 102 222 2.2 4 123 506 4.1 5
68 Jim Scott Duke ACC 29 388 13.4 1 29 388 13.4 1
69 Tom Coughlin Miami (FL) Ind 22 294 13.4 1 22 294 13.4 1
70 Steve Bunker Oregon AAWU 29 385 13.3 5 29 385 13.3 5
71 Don Floyd* Florida State Ind 46 608 13.2 1 46 608 13.2 1
72 Fred Hill Southern California AAWU 33 436 13.2 2 33 436 13.2 2
73 Jim Greth Air Force Ind 33 436 13.2 2 33 436 13.2 2
74 Johnny Gresham Georgia Tech Ind 22 290 13.2 0 99 437 4.4 4 121 727 6.0 4
75 Herb Carr North Texas MVC 19 251 13.2 1 19 251 13.2 1
76 Bennett Baldwin Vanderbilt SEC 20 261 13.1 1 20 261 13.1 1
77 Jim Whalen Boston College Ind 31 398 12.8 3 1 -3 -3.0 0 32 395 12.3 3
78 Jack Rogan Toledo MAC 27 345 12.8 1 27 345 12.8 1
79 Tony Giacobazzi Iowa Big Ten 29 363 12.5 0 29 363 12.5 0
80 Howard Twilley Tulsa MVC 95 1178 12.4 13 95 1178 12.4 13
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
81 Donny Anderson Texas Tech SWC 32 396 12.4 4 211 966 4.6 3 243 1362 5.6 7
82 Harlan Lane Baylor SWC 32 393 12.3 1 32 393 12.3 1
83 Tom Blanchfield California AAWU 26 320 12.3 2 91 293 3.2 117 613 5.2 2
84 Jack Schraub California AAWU 52 633 12.2 2 52 633 12.2 2
85 Dick Absher Maryland ACC 22 268 12.2 1 22 268 12.2 1
86 Mark Maddox Tulsa MVC 20 244 12.2 4 20 244 12.2 4
87 Bob Donohue Columbia Ivy 26 313 12.0 1 26 313 12.0 1
88 Bob Hadrick Purdue Big Ten 37 441 11.9 3 37 441 11.9 3
89 Robert Stock Ohio State Big Ten 18 215 11.9 1 18 215 11.9 1
90 Doug Moreau Louisiana State SEC 33 391 11.8 4 33 391 11.8 4
91 Carl Lockhart North Texas MVC 29 341 11.8 1 44 169 3.8 1 73 510 7.0 2
92 Olvin Moreland* Oregon State AAWU 39 457 11.7 1 5 84 16.8 0 44 541 12.3 1
93 Cas Banaszek Northwestern Big Ten 27 317 11.7 0 27 317 11.7 0
94 Ray Patterson Wichita State MVC 26 304 11.7 5 36 85 2.4 0 62 389 6.3 5
95 Ray Farmer Memphis Ind 19 222 11.7 0 2 5 2.5 0 21 227 10.8 0
96 John Parry Brown Ivy 30 348 11.6 2 30 348 11.6 2
97 Jerry Mosher California AAWU 37 427 11.5 5 0 41 37 468 12.6 5
98 John Mason Stanford AAWU 22 250 11.4 0 22 250 11.4 0
99 Tommy Tolleson Alabama SEC 22 248 11.3 2 22 248 11.3 2
100 John Brotherton Texas A&M SWC 20 226 11.3 0 20 226 11.3 0
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
101 Lee Woltman Colgate Ind 17 192 11.3 0 102 402 3.9 2 119 594 5.0 2
102 Roger Whitehead Louisville MVC 33 370 11.2 0 2 4 2.0 0 35 374 10.7 0
103 Billy Uzzell Texas A&M SWC 22 246 11.2 1 22 246 11.2 1
104 J.R. Wilburn South Carolina ACC 21 236 11.2 0 21 236 11.2 0
105 Bob Stohrer Rutgers Ind 21 235 11.2 1 21 235 11.2 1
106 John Pincavage Virginia ACC 30 331 11.0 1 48 202 4.2 2 78 533 6.8 3
107 Mike Bailey North Texas MVC 23 245 10.7 3 23 245 10.7 3
108 Phil Norton Navy Ind 19 201 10.6 0 19 201 10.6 0
109 Bob Daugherty Tulsa MVC 48 498 10.4 4 77 456 5.9 5 125 954 7.6 9
110 Bill Carty Furman Southern 21 219 10.4 3 21 219 10.4 3
111 Joe Labruzzo Louisiana State SEC 20 203 10.2 0 107 366 3.4 1 127 569 4.5 1
112 Mickey Settle Louisville MVC 20 199 10.0 0 20 199 10.0 0
113 Bill Symons Colorado Big 8 27 267 9.9 0 24 97 4.0 0 51 364 7.1 0
114 Aaron Brown Minnesota Big Ten 27 267 9.9 2 27 267 9.9 2
115 Lanis O'Steen Tulane SEC 24 232 9.7 1 24 232 9.7 1
116 Charles Drulis Duke ACC 20 193 9.7 4 20 193 9.7 4
117 Ed Orr Navy Ind 31 299 9.6 0 2 0 0.0 0 33 299 9.1 0
118 Mike Dennis* Mississippi SEC 29 276 9.5 2 134 571 4.3 4 163 847 5.2 6
119 Allen Brown* Mississippi SEC 24 229 9.5 0 24 229 9.5 0
120 Clarence Spencer Louisville MVC 21 197 9.4 2 21 197 9.4 2
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
121 Bob Mudie Rutgers Ind 20 187 9.4 1 79 246 3.1 0 99 433 4.4 1
122 Ken Willard North Carolina ACC 24 219 9.1 1 228 835 3.7 8 252 1054 4.2 9
123 Henry Burch Toledo MAC 47 412 8.8 1 47 412 8.8 1
124 Wally Grant Harvard Ivy 20 175 8.8 0 93 278 3.0 2 113 453 4.0 2
125 Steve Smith Davidson Southern 20 173 8.7 1 145 761 5.2 5 165 934 5.7 6
126 John Owens San Jose State Ind 19 164 8.6 0 25 94 3.8 0 44 258 5.9 0
127 Ron Acks Illinois Big Ten 24 198 8.3 0 49 158 3.2 1 73 356 4.9 1
128 Tom Relles California AAWU 30 233 7.8 0 145 519 3.6 175 752 4.3 0
129 Harvey Rubin Columbia Ivy 17 124 7.3 1 17 124 7.3 1