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1967 Year Summary

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

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Gary Beban (UCLA)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: John Pont (Indiana)

AP Preseason #1: Notre Dame ▪ AP Final #1: Southern California

Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Overall Bowls SRS Polls
Rk Conference Schs G W L T Pct G W L T Pct SRS SOS Pre Final Champion
1 Southeastern Conference 10 105 54 47 4 .533 5 1 4 0 .200 9.95 8.31 3 2 Tennessee
2 Athletic Association of Western Universities 8 81 43 36 2 .543 1 1 0 0 1.000 6.40 5.49 2 2 Southern California
3 Big Eight Conference 8 82 44 37 1 .543 2 2 0 0 1.000 4.12 3.37 1 1 Oklahoma
4 Big Ten Conference 10 100 46 52 2 .470 1 0 1 0 .000 3.68 4.64 1 2 Indiana
Minnesota
Purdue
5 Southwest Conference 8 81 35 44 2 .444 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.67 3.92 1 0 Texas A&M
6 Western Athletic Conference 6 62 32 29 1 .524 1 0 1 0 .000 1.84 1.47 0 1 Wyoming
7 Atlantic Coast Conference 8 80 35 45 0 .438 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.47 2.94 0 0 Clemson
8 Independent 32 318 169 137 12 .550 5 2 1 2 .600 -0.10 -1.68 2 2
9 Missouri Valley Conference 5 48 24 22 2 .521 0 0 0 0 -0.54 -2.80 0 0 North Texas
10 Mid-American Conference 7 69 36 33 0 .522 0 0 0 0 -4.53 -5.19 0 0 Ohio
Toledo
11 Southern Conference 8 79 43 34 2 .557 0 0 0 0 -4.69 -6.13 0 0 West Virginia
12 Ivy Group 8 72 40 30 2 .569 0 0 0 0 -6.52 -8.67 0 0 Yale

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 Final
Southern California AAWU 7 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 1 1
Tennessee SEC 9         7 4 3 2 2 2 2
Oklahoma Big 8                 8 7 5 3
Indiana Big Ten             10 7 6 5   4
Notre Dame Ind 1 1 1 6 5     10 9 9 6 5
Wyoming WAC           10 8 8 7 6 7 6
Oregon State AAWU                   8 8 7
Alabama SEC 2 2 9 9 7 6         9 8
Purdue Big Ten     10 4 2 2 7 6 5 3 3 9
Penn State Ind                       10
School Conf Pre 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 Final
Colorado Big 8 10 9 6 8 6 4 3 9        
Georgia SEC 6 7 5 5 3 8 6 5        
Houston Ind     3 2 10 9 9   10   10  
Miami (FL) Ind 5 8                    
Michigan State Big Ten 3 3                    
Nebraska Big 8   10 7 7 8              
North Carolina State ACC         9 5 5 4 3 10    
Texas SWC 4 5 8                  
Texas Tech SWC       10                
UCLA AAWU 8 6 4 3 4 3 2 2 4 1 4  

Year Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Terry Stone (NM) 160
2. Jimmy Poole (DAVID) 157
3. Sal Olivas (NMST) 155
4. Mike Livingston (SMETH) 152
5. Kim Hammond* (FLST) 140
6. Paul Toscano (WY) 134
7. Clyde Hewell (FURM) 132
8. John Cartwright (NAVY) 129
9. John Schneider (TOL) 127
10. Marty Domres (COLMB) 121
Pass Attempts
1. Terry Stone (NM) 336
2. Sal Olivas (NMST) 321
3. Steve Ramsey (NTX) 269
4. Jimmy Poole (DAVID) 264
5. Mike Livingston (SMETH) 250
6. John Schneider (TOL) 245
7. Mike Phipps (PUR) 243
8. John Cartwright (NAVY) 241
  Kim Hammond* (FLST) 241
  Paul Toscano (WY) 241
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Bill Andrejko (NOVA) 61.0
2. Mike Livingston (SMETH) 60.8
3. Clyde Hewell (FURM) 60.0
4. Jimmy Poole (DAVID) 59.5
5. Ronny South (AR) 59.2
6. Kim Hammond* (FLST) 58.1
7. Ken Stabler (AL) 57.9
8. Larry Rentz (FL) 57.1
9. Gary Beban (UCLA) 55.8
10. Paul Toscano (WY) 55.6
Passing Yards
1. Sal Olivas (NMST) 2225
2. Kim Hammond* (FLST) 1991
3. Terry Stone (NM) 1946
4. Clyde Hewell (FURM) 1873
5. Mike Phipps (PUR) 1800
6. Paul Toscano (WY) 1791
7. Mike Livingston (SMETH) 1750
8. Steve Ramsey (NTX) 1732
9. John Schneider (TOL) 1650
10. Roy Winters* (WTXAM) 1632
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Gary Beban (UCLA) 8.7
2. Clyde Hewell (FURM) 8.5
3. Kim Hammond* (FLST) 8.3
4. Ric Zimmerman (HARV) 8.2
5. Brooks Dawson (TXEP) 8.2
6. Ronny South (AR) 8.2
7. Tom Sherman (PAST) 7.9
8. Bill Bradley (TX) 7.7
9. Bill Robertson (CORN) 7.7
10. Bobby Douglass (KS) 7.7
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Ric Zimmerman (HARV) 8.2
2. Brooks Dawson (TXEP) 8.1
3. Gary Beban (UCLA) 7.7
4. Kim Hammond* (FLST) 7.6
5. Bill Andrejko (NOVA) 7.5
6. Clyde Hewell (FURM) 7.4
7. Ronny South (AR) 7.2
8. Tom Sherman (PAST) 7.2
9. Edd Hargett (TXAM) 7.2
10. Paul Toscano (WY) 7.1
Passing Touchdowns
1. Steve Ramsey (NTX) 21
2. Sal Olivas (NMST) 19
3. Paul Toscano (WY) 18
4. Kim Hammond* (FLST) 15
  Brooks Dawson (TXEP) 15
6. Edd Hargett (TXAM) 14
  Mike Stripling (TLS) 14
8. Ric Zimmerman (HARV) 13
  Tom Sherman (PAST) 13
  Bill Andrejko (NOVA) 13
Passing Interceptions
1. Dave Bair (KY) 21
2. Terry Stone (NM) 19
  Billy Stevens (TXEP) 19
  Steve Ramsey (NTX) 19
5. Ed Roseborough (AZST) 18
6. Mike Fair (SC) 17
  Loran Carter (AUB) 17
  Danny Holman (SJST) 17
  Jerry Henderson (WAST) 17
10. Dave Saladino (TAM) 16
  Eric Olson (OR) 16
  Robert Hailey (RICE) 16
  Sal Olivas (NMST) 16
  Alvin Flynn (BAY) 16
  Bill Melzer (NWEST) 16
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Ronny South (AR) 142.0
2. Bill Andrejko (NOVA) 140.6
3. Kim Hammond* (FLST) 139.7
4. Clyde Hewell (FURM) 139.5
5. Brooks Dawson (TXEP) 138.0
6. Gary Beban (UCLA) 136.9
7. Ric Zimmerman (HARV) 135.9
8. Paul Toscano (WY) 134.4
9. Bill Robertson (CORN) 132.4
10. Tom Sherman (PAST) 129.1
Rush Attempts
1. O.J. Simpson* (SCA) 291
2. Larry Csonka (SYR) 261
3. Butch Colson (ECAR) 252
4. Buddy Gore (CLEM) 230
  Don Fitzgerald (KENT) 230
6. Dick Conley (OH) 226
7. Ron Johnson (MI) 220
8. Steve Hindman (MS) 215
9. Oscar Reed (COST) 213
  Roland Moss (TOL) 213
  Mercury Morris* (WTXAM) 213
Rushing Yards
1. O.J. Simpson* (SCA) 1543
2. Mercury Morris* (WTXAM) 1447
3. Max Anderson (AZST) 1188
4. Butch Colson (ECAR) 1135
5. Larry Csonka (SYR) 1127
6. Doug Dalton (NMST) 1123
7. Paul Gipson (HOU) 1100
8. Buddy Gore (CLEM) 1045
9. Chris Gilbert (TX) 1019
10. Ron Johnson (MI) 1005
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Duane Thomas* (WTXAM) 7.2
2. Mercury Morris* (WTXAM) 6.8
3. Warren McVea (HOU) 6.7
4. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 6.6
5. MacArthur Lane (UTST) 6.4
6. Doug Dalton (NMST) 6.3
7. Max Anderson (AZST) 6.2
8. Bill Mayo (DAYT) 6.0
9. Greg Jones (UCLA) 6.0
10. Paul Gipson (HOU) 5.9
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Butch Colson (ECAR) 15
2. Steve Owens* (OK) 13
  Leroy Keyes (PUR) 13
  O.J. Simpson* (SCA) 13
  Roland Moss (TOL) 13
  Mercury Morris* (WTXAM) 13
  David Dickey (AR) 13
8. Lee Jones (BUF) 12
9. Perry Williams (PUR) 11
  Walter Chadwick (TN) 11
  Gary Beban (UCLA) 11
  Paul Gipson (HOU) 11
Receptions
1. Bob Goodridge (VAND) 79
2. Rick Eber (TLS) 78
3. Phil Odle (BYU) 77
4. Ron Sellers* (FLST) 70
5. Ace Hendricks (NM) 67
6. Rob Taylor (NAVY) 61
7. Richard Trapp (FL) 58
  Emilio Vallez (NM) 58
9. Jerry Levias (SMETH) 57
10. Al Bream (IA) 55
Receiving Yards
1. Ron Sellers* (FLST) 1228
2. Rick Eber (TLS) 1168
3. Bob Goodridge (VAND) 1114
4. Ace Hendricks (NM) 1094
5. Phil Odle (BYU) 971
6. Volley Murphy (TXEP) 876
7. Gene Huey (WY) 868
8. Ronnie Shanklin (NTX) 867
9. Bill Murphy (CORN) 853
10. Robbie Hahn (FURM) 849
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Mike Carroll (NMST) 24.1
2. Bob Long (TXAM) 22.5
3. Ken Hebert (HOU) 22.4
4. Volley Murphy (TXEP) 21.9
5. Ronnie Shanklin (NTX) 21.1
6. Jim O'Brien (CIN) 21.0
7. Carter Lord (HARV) 19.8
8. Charles Henderson* (WTXAM) 19.7
9. Todd Snyder (OH) 19.1
10. Jim Burg (VAMI) 18.5
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Ronnie Shanklin (NTX) 13
2. Rick Eber (TLS) 12
  Volley Murphy (TXEP) 12
4. Jade Butcher (IN) 10
  Robbie Hahn (FURM) 10
  Harry Wood (TLS) 10
7. Bill Murphy (CORN) 9
  Dennis Homan (AL) 9
  Phil Odle (BYU) 9
10. Ron Sellers* (FLST) 8
  J.D. Hill (AZST) 8
  Bob Long (TXAM) 8
  Hub Lindsey (WY) 8
Plays From Scrimmage
1. O.J. Simpson* (SCA) 301
2. Larry Csonka (SYR) 272
3. Butch Colson (ECAR) 255
4. Ron Johnson (MI) 233
  Buddy Gore (CLEM) 233
6. Roland Moss (TOL) 232
  Don Fitzgerald (KENT) 232
8. Mercury Morris* (WTXAM) 231
9. Dick Conley (OH) 228
10. Steve Hindman (MS) 227
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 1744
2. Mercury Morris* (WTXAM) 1701
3. O.J. Simpson* (SCA) 1652
4. Max Anderson (AZST) 1339
5. Larry Csonka (SYR) 1252
6. Doug Dalton (NMST) 1232
7. Ron Sellers* (FLST) 1228
8. Rick Eber (TLS) 1211
9. Paul Gipson (HOU) 1207
10. Butch Colson (ECAR) 1191
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 19
2. Roland Moss (TOL) 16
  David Dickey (AR) 16
4. Butch Colson (ECAR) 15
5. Mercury Morris* (WTXAM) 14
  Doug Dalton (NMST) 14
7. Rick Eber (TLS) 13
  Steve Owens* (OK) 13
  O.J. Simpson* (SCA) 13
  Ronnie Shanklin (NTX) 13
Total Plays
1. Terry Stone (NM) 406
2. Marty Domres (COLMB) 404
3. John Cartwright (NAVY) 388
4. John Warder (IAST) 377
5. Sal Olivas (NMST) 368
6. Jimmy Poole (DAVID) 353
7. Gayle Bomar (NC) 351
8. Bobby Douglass (KS) 348
9. Mike Livingston (SMETH) 338
  Freddie Summers (WAKE) 338
Total Yards
1. Sal Olivas (NMST) 2190
2. Kim Hammond* (FLST) 2074
3. Mike Phipps (PUR) 2020
4. John Schneider (TOL) 2012
5. John Cartwright (NAVY) 1981
6. Paul Toscano (WY) 1915
7. Mike Livingston (SMETH) 1768
  Roy Winters* (WTXAM) 1768
9. Tom Sherman (PAST) 1761
10. Marty Domres (COLMB) 1752
Total Touchdowns
1. Steve Ramsey (NTX) 22
  Paul Toscano (WY) 22
3. Mike Stripling (TLS) 21
4. Gary Beban (UCLA) 19
  Sal Olivas (NMST) 19
6. Brooks Dawson (TXEP) 18
7. Kim Hammond* (FLST) 17
8. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 16
  Butch Colson (ECAR) 16
  Cleve Bryant (OH) 16
  Terry Hanratty (NDAME) 16
  O.J. Simpson* (SCA) 16