1968 Leaders

Pass Completion Percentage
1. Gordon SladeDavidson 59.0
2. Steve Sogge* • Southern California 58.9
3. Terry HanrattyNotre Dame 58.9
4. Buster O'Brien* • Richmond 58.4
5. Brian DowlingYale 57.5
6. Bill Montgomery* • Arkansas 57.3
7. Mike SherwoodWest Virginia 57.2
8. Frank HarrisBoston College 57.0
9. Chuck Hixson* • Southern Methodist 56.6
10. Bubba Wyche* • Tennessee 56.5
11. Bill Cappleman* • Florida State 56.4
12. Larry LawrenceIowa 56.4
13. Denny MasonBuffalo 56.3
14. Bob Warmack* • Oklahoma 56.1
15. Jerry HendersonWashington State 55.7
16. David OlivoMiami (FL) 55.2
17. Mike Cavan* • Georgia 54.6
18. Tommy PharrMississippi State 54.2
19. P.J. NyitrayBowling Green State 54.2
20. Leo HartDuke 53.8
Passing Yards
1. Greg CookCincinnati 3272
2. Chuck Hixson* • Southern Methodist 3103
3. Steve OlsonIdaho 2591
4. Steve RamseyNorth Texas 2516
5. Bill Cappleman* • Florida State 2410
6. Edd HargettTexas A&M 2321
7. Leo HartDuke 2238
8. Marty DomresColumbia 2206
9. Jim PlunkettStanford 2156
10. Gordon SladeDavidson 2109
11. Jim DelGaizoTampa 2008
12. Mike SherwoodWest Virginia 1998
13. Mike StriplingTulsa 1968
14. Buster O'Brien* • Richmond 1961
15. Tommy PharrMississippi State 1838
16. Dave HavernPittsburgh 1810
17. Brooks DawsonTexas-El Paso 1764
18. David OlivoMiami (FL) 1727
19. Mike Cavan* • Georgia 1722
20. Freddie SummersWake Forest 1664
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Brian DowlingYale 9.7
2. Ken BaileyHouston 8.5
3. Bill Cappleman* • Florida State 8.4
4. Larry LawrenceIowa 8.4
5. Bob Warmack* • Oklahoma 8.2
6. John PappasUtah State 8.1
7. Jim PlunkettStanford 8.0
8. Greg CookCincinnati 8.0
9. Bobby Douglass* • Kansas 7.8
10. Buster O'Brien* • Richmond 7.7
11. Cleve Bryant* • Ohio 7.6
12. Steve RamseyNorth Texas 7.6
13. Mike SherwoodWest Virginia 7.6
14. Mike Cavan* • Georgia 7.5
15. Frank HarrisBoston College 7.5
16. Tommy SuggsSouth Carolina 7.5
17. Terry HanrattyNotre Dame 7.4
18. Leo HartDuke 7.4
19. Denny MasonBuffalo 7.1
20. Gene ArnetteVirginia 7.1
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Brian DowlingYale 9.3
2. Bill Cappleman* • Florida State 8.4
3. Cleve Bryant* • Ohio 7.9
4. Bob Warmack* • Oklahoma 7.8
5. Bobby Douglass* • Kansas 7.7
6. Buster O'Brien* • Richmond 7.6
7. Greg CookCincinnati 7.3
8. John PappasUtah State 7.0
9. Mike SherwoodWest Virginia 6.8
10. Jim PlunkettStanford 6.7
11. Steve RamseyNorth Texas 6.7
12. Larry LawrenceIowa 6.7
13. Leo HartDuke 6.5
14. Terry HanrattyNotre Dame 6.4
15. Ken BaileyHouston 6.4
16. Bubba Wyche* • Tennessee 6.3
17. Bill Montgomery* • Arkansas 6.1
18. Tommy SuggsSouth Carolina 6.1
19. Kent ThompsonMiami (OH) 6.0
20. Ted FayTexas Christian 6.0
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Brian DowlingYale 165.8
2. Bill Cappleman* • Florida State 148.1
3. Buster O'Brien* • Richmond 142.4
4. Bob Warmack* • Oklahoma 136.0
5. Bobby Douglass* • Kansas 132.2
6. Greg CookCincinnati 132.0
7. Cleve Bryant* • Ohio 131.1
8. John PappasUtah State 130.6
9. Steve RamseyNorth Texas 130.6
10. Larry LawrenceIowa 130.1
11. Frank HarrisBoston College 129.2
12. Terry HanrattyNotre Dame 129.0
13. Mike SherwoodWest Virginia 128.2
14. Jim PlunkettStanford 127.4
15. Ken BaileyHouston 126.3
16. Tommy SuggsSouth Carolina 124.9
17. Gene ArnetteVirginia 124.8
18. Bubba Wyche* • Tennessee 124.7
19. Steve Sogge* • Southern California 123.6
20. Bill Montgomery* • Arkansas 121.8
Rush Attempts
1. O.J. Simpson* • Southern California 383
2. Steve Owens* • Oklahoma 357
3. Bill EnyartOregon State 293
4. Roland MossToledo 267
5. Mercury MorrisWest Texas A&M 260
6. Pete RobertsonWichita State 259
7. Ron JohnsonMichigan 255
8. Leo TaylorNorth Texas 246
9. Rich JohnsonIllinois 243
10. Paul GipsonHouston 242
11. Bryant MitchellRutgers 238
12. Art MaloneArizona State 235
13. Bernie KressDayton 231
14. Po JamesNew Mexico State 225
15. Pinkie PalmerBaylor 222
16. Tom SowersVirginia Military Institute 221
17. Jim Otis* • Ohio State 219
18. Billy LovettMaryland 217
19. David BookertNew Mexico 209
20. Charlie JarvisArmy 208
Rushing Yards
1. O.J. Simpson* • Southern California 1880
2. Mercury MorrisWest Texas A&M 1571
3. Paul GipsonHouston 1550
4. Steve Owens* • Oklahoma 1536
5. Art MaloneArizona State 1431
6. Ron JohnsonMichigan 1391
7. Bill EnyartOregon State 1304
8. Po JamesNew Mexico State 1291
9. Frank QuayleVirginia 1213
10. Bryant MitchellRutgers 1204
11. Roland MossToledo 1145
12. Chris Gilbert* • Texas 1132
13. Charlie JarvisArmy 1110
14. Mike Richardson* • Southern Methodist 1034
15. Leo TaylorNorth Texas 1017
16. Leroy KeyesPurdue 1003
17. Jim Otis* • Ohio State 985
18. Rob YoungIdaho 979
19. Bernie KressDayton 973
Rich JohnsonIllinois 973
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Fred WillisBoston College 7.3
2. Frank QuayleVirginia 6.9
3. Carlos BellHouston 6.5
4. Paul GipsonHouston 6.4
5. Jim StrongHouston 6.3
6. Donnie Shanklin* • Kansas 6.3
7. Duane ThomasWest Texas A&M 6.3
8. John Riggins* • Kansas 6.2
9. Bob PernellIndiana 6.2
10. Chris Gilbert* • Texas 6.2
11. Norm BulaichTexas Christian 6.1
12. Art MaloneArizona State 6.1
13. Ed PodolakIowa 6.1
14. Mercury MorrisWest Texas A&M 6.0
15. Bob Campbell* • Penn State 5.9
16. Tom NigburColorado 5.9
17. Po JamesNew Mexico State 5.7
18. Bob Houmard* • Ohio 5.7
19. Dickie CarterMarshall 5.6
20. Bubba BrownStanford 5.6
Receiving Yards
1. Ron Sellers* • Florida State 1496
2. Jerry HendrenIdaho 1457
3. Elmo WrightHouston 1198
4. Jerry Levias* • Southern Methodist 1131
5. Gene WashingtonStanford 1117
6. Jim O'BrienCincinnati 1107
7. Mike O'SheaUtah State 1077
8. Tom RossleyCincinnati 1072
9. Barry MooreNorth Texas 1053
10. Louis ThomasUtah 1006
11. Harry WoodTulsa 988
12. Eddie Hinton* • Oklahoma 967
13. Sammy MilnerMississippi State 909
14. John SiasGeorgia Tech 902
Mike KellyDavidson 902
16. Ron Gardin* • Arizona 892
Henley CarterDuke 892
18. Walker Gillette* • Richmond 857
19. Fred ZeiglerSouth Carolina 848
20. Wes ChessonDuke 794
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Elmo WrightHouston 27.9
2. Jack MorrisonPacific 25.2
3. Jim O'BrienCincinnati 25.2
4. Greg LindseyOregon 23.1
5. Preston RileyMemphis 23.0
6. Calvin HillYale 22.2
7. Randy WallickDartmouth 22.1
8. Danny Cupp* • Virginia Tech 20.1
9. Billy WalikVillanova 19.9
10. Al FenstemacherRutgers 19.6
11. Mike O'SheaUtah State 19.2
12. Volley MurphyTexas-El Paso 19.2
13. Bob MaddenDayton 18.9
14. David MillicanTexas-El Paso 18.8
15. Charlie WatersClemson 18.7
16. Ron Gardin* • Arizona 18.6
17. George McGowan* • Kansas 18.5
18. Dennis Hughes* • Georgia 18.4
19. Jim Livesay* • Richmond 18.4
20. Gary SteeleArmy 18.4
Yards From Scrimmage
1. O.J. Simpson* • Southern California 2091
2. Mercury MorrisWest Texas A&M 1915
3. Frank QuayleVirginia 1639
4. Steve Owens* • Oklahoma 1630
5. Mike Richardson* • Southern Methodist 1615
6. Ron JohnsonMichigan 1568
7. Paul GipsonHouston 1559
8. Ron Sellers* • Florida State 1496
9. Art MaloneArizona State 1491
10. Leo TaylorNorth Texas 1460
11. Jerry HendrenIdaho 1457
12. Leroy KeyesPurdue 1431
13. Roland MossToledo 1380
14. Po JamesNew Mexico State 1339
15. Bill EnyartOregon State 1332
16. Elmo WrightHouston 1311
17. Bryant MitchellRutgers 1257
18. Bernie KressDayton 1232
19. Jerry Levias* • Southern Methodist 1218
20. Calvin HillYale 1212
Total Yards
1. Greg CookCincinnati 3210
2. Chuck Hixson* • Southern Methodist 2995
3. Steve OlsonIdaho 2459
4. Marty DomresColumbia 2404
5. Steve RamseyNorth Texas 2367
6. Bill Cappleman* • Florida State 2342
7. Leo HartDuke 2340
8. Edd HargettTexas A&M 2330
9. Mike StriplingTulsa 2275
10. Cleve Bryant* • Ohio 2258
11. Jim PlunkettStanford 2203
12. Gordon SladeDavidson 2130
13. Bob AndersonColorado 2129
14. Freddie SummersWake Forest 2103
15. Tommy PharrMississippi State 2077
16. John SodaskiVillanova 1984
17. Mike SherwoodWest Virginia 1983
18. Buster O'Brien* • Richmond 1916
19. Tommy BoutwellSouthern Mississippi 1914
20. O.J. Simpson* • Southern California 1880
Total Yards Per Play
1. Greg CookCincinnati 6.3
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