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1968 Leaders

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National Champion: Ohio State (AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: O.J. Simpson (Southern California)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Woody Hayes (Ohio State)

AP Preseason #1: Purdue ▪ AP Final #1: Ohio State

Year Leaders

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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Brian Dowling (Yale) 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 Cook (Cincinnati) 132.0
7. Cleve Bryant (Ohio) 131.1
8. John Pappas (Utah State) 130.6
9. Steve Ramsey (North Texas) 130.6
10. Larry Lawrence (Iowa) 130.1
11. Frank Harris (Boston College) 129.2
12. Terry Hanratty (Notre Dame) 129.0
13. Mike Sherwood (West Virginia) 128.2
14. Jim Plunkett (Stanford) 127.4
15. Ken Bailey (Houston) 126.3
16. Tommy Suggs (South Carolina) 124.9
17. Gene Arnette (Virginia) 124.8
18. Bubba Wyche (Tennessee) 124.7
19. Steve Sogge* (Southern California) 123.6
20. Bill Montgomery (Arkansas) 121.8

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Elmo Wright (Houston) 27.9
2. Jack Morrison (Pacific) 25.2
3. Jim O'Brien (Cincinnati) 25.2
4. Greg Lindsey (Oregon) 23.1
5. Preston Riley (Memphis) 23.0
6. Calvin Hill (Yale) 22.2
7. Randy Wallick (Dartmouth) 22.1
8. Danny Cupp (Virginia Tech) 20.1
9. Billy Walik (Villanova) 19.9
10. Al Fenstemacher (Rutgers) 19.6
11. Mike O'Shea (Utah State) 19.2
12. Volley Murphy (Texas-El Paso) 19.2
13. Bob Madden (Dayton) 18.9
14. David Millican (Texas-El Paso) 18.8
15. Charlie Waters (Clemson) 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 Steele (Army) 18.4

Total Yards Per Play

1. Greg Cook (Cincinnati) 6.3