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1965 Leaders

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National Champions: Michigan State (FWAA, NFF, UPI), Alabama (AP, FWAA)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Mike Garrett (Southern California)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Duffy Daugherty (Michigan State)

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

Year Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Tom Wilson (Texas Tech) 60.8
2. Steve Sloan (Alabama) 60.6
3. Bob Griese (Purdue) 59.7
4. Kim King (Georgia Tech) 58.6
5. Bill Anderson (Tulsa) 58.2
6. John Goodman (Arizona State) 54.9
7. Tom Wilkinson (Wyoming) 54.5
8. Ron Edwards (Utah State) 53.8
9. Kenny Lucas (Pittsburgh) 53.7
10. Tod Hullin (Washington) 53.6
11. Bob Hall (Brown) 53.1
12. Fred Custardo (Illinois) 52.9
13. Rick Norton (Kentucky) 52.8
14. Ron Landeck (Princeton) 52.1
15. Tom Hodges (Virginia) 52.0
16. John Hankinson (Minnesota) 51.9
17. Don Unverferth (Ohio State) 51.8
18. Tom Roth (Washington State) 51.6
19. Steve Spurrier (Florida) 51.6
20. Charles Burt (Wisconsin) 51.5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Steve Sloan (Alabama) 153.8
2. Ron Landeck (Princeton) 139.0
3. Tod Hullin (Washington) 134.3
4. Tom Wilson (Texas Tech) 133.4
5. Allen McCune (West Virginia) 129.4
6. Bill Anderson (Tulsa) 129.3
7. Bob Griese (Purdue) 128.9
8. Tom Wilkinson (Wyoming) 128.6
9. Ron Edwards (Utah State) 128.5
10. Kim King (Georgia Tech) 127.8
11. Rick Norton (Kentucky) 126.4
12. Virgil Carter (Brigham Young) 124.1
13. John Goodman (Arizona State) 123.2
14. Carroll Williams (Xavier) 122.6
15. Jon Brittenum (Arkansas) 120.8
16. Fred Custardo (Illinois) 118.1
17. Bruce Matte (Miami (OH)) 117.6
18. Bo Burris (Houston) 116.6
19. Kenny Lucas (Pittsburgh) 115.1
20. Steve Spurrier (Florida) 114.0

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Larry Seiple (Kentucky) 23.5
2. Mike Dennis (Louisville) 21.0
3. Dave Williams (Washington) 20.9
4. Harry Kellogg (San Jose State) 20.6
5. Jack Schunke (Villanova) 20.0
6. Tim Russell (Brigham Young) 19.2
7. Chuck Hughes* (Texas-El Paso) 19.0
8. Kurt Altenberg* (UCLA) 18.7
9. Dave Dunaway (Duke) 18.7
10. Bobby Collins (Maryland) 18.5
11. Mike Spratt (Houston) 18.4
12. Jerry Marion (Wyoming) 18.3
13. Freddie Hyatt (Auburn) 17.5
14. Tim Crawford (Furman) 17.1
15. Bob Longo (Pittsburgh) 17.1
16. Dave Moton (Southern California) 17.0
17. Les Derrick (Texas) 16.9
18. Bob Wallace* (Texas-El Paso) 16.6
19. Bob Dunlevy (West Virginia) 16.6
20. Dave Clark (Utah State) 16.5

Total Yards Per Play

1. Bill Anderson (Tulsa) 5.8