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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)

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344 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Fred Willis Boston College Ind 68 498 7.3 2 15 121 8.1 2 83 619 7.5 4
2 Frank Quayle Virginia ACC 175 1213 6.9 12 30 426 14.2 2 205 1639 8.0 14
3 Carlos Bell Houston Ind 107 691 6.5 5 2 26 13.0 1 109 717 6.6 6
4 Paul Gipson Houston Ind 242 1550 6.4 13 3 9 3.0 0 245 1559 6.4 13
5 Donnie Shanklin Kansas Big 8 122 772 6.3 8 4 65 16.3 1 126 837 6.6 9
6 Duane Thomas West Texas A&M Ind 113 708 6.3 4 2 13 6.5 0 115 721 6.3 4
7 Jim Strong Houston Ind 85 538 6.3 4 2 55 27.5 1 87 593 6.8 5
8 Chris Gilbert Texas SWC 184 1132 6.2 13 3 75 25.0 0 187 1207 6.5 13
9 John Riggins Kansas Big 8 139 866 6.2 6 139 866 6.2 6
10 Bob Pernell Indiana Big Ten 98 606 6.2 4 3 33 11.0 1 101 639 6.3 5
11 Art Malone Arizona State WAC 235 1431 6.1 15 3 60 20.0 1 238 1491 6.3 16
12 Ed Podolak Iowa Big Ten 154 937 6.1 8 12 188 15.7 1 166 1125 6.8 9
13 Norm Bulaich Texas Christian SWC 82 503 6.1 8 131 16.4 1 90 634 7.0 1
14 Mercury Morris West Texas A&M Ind 260 1571 6.0 17 17 344 20.2 2 277 1915 6.9 19
15 Bob Campbell Penn State Ind 127 751 5.9 7 9 59 6.6 0 136 810 6.0 7
16 Tom Nigbur Colorado Big 8 67 394 5.9 6 8 31 3.9 0 75 425 5.7 6
17 Po James New Mexico State Ind 225 1291 5.7 12 7 48 6.9 0 232 1339 5.8 12
18 Bob Houmard Ohio MAC 74 419 5.7 12 14 232 16.6 7 88 651 7.4 19
19 Ted Koy Texas SWC 108 601 5.6 2 3 60 20.0 0 111 661 6.0 2
20 Bubba Brown Stanford Pac-8 88 492 5.6 1 2 25 12.5 0 90 517 5.7 1
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Dickie Carter Marshall MAC 72 405 5.6 1 10 71 7.1 0 82 476 5.8 1
22 Ron Johnson Michigan Big Ten 255 1391 5.5 19 15 177 11.8 0 270 1568 5.8 19
23 Dave Hampton Wyoming WAC 137 749 5.5 8 9 100 11.1 2 146 849 5.8 10
24 Richard Pickens Tennessee SEC 133 736 5.5 2 11 96 8.7 0 144 832 5.8 2
25 Bobby Hall North Carolina State ACC 92 506 5.5 3 17 231 13.6 1 109 737 6.8 4
26 Bob Pfefferle Toledo MAC 92 494 5.4 3 6 49 8.2 0 98 543 5.5 3
27 Jim Kirkpatrick Purdue Big Ten 69 370 5.4 3 10 99 9.9 0 79 469 5.9 3
28 Lynn Moore Army Ind 65 348 5.4 7 18 188 10.4 1 83 536 6.5 8
29 Charlie Jarvis Army Ind 208 1110 5.3 11 3 28 9.3 0 211 1138 5.4 11
30 Leroy Keyes Purdue Big Ten 193 1003 5.2 14 33 428 13.0 1 226 1431 6.3 15
31 Dave Bennett Boston College Ind 156 804 5.2 10 22 276 12.5 6 178 1080 6.1 16
32 Tim Sullivan Iowa Big Ten 131 682 5.2 7 7 69 9.9 1 138 751 5.4 8
33 Ray Hornblower Harvard Ivy 126 649 5.2 5 5 66 13.2 0 131 715 5.5 5
34 Kenny Newfield Louisiana State SEC 85 441 5.2 2 11 115 10.5 0 96 556 5.8 2
35 Bryant Mitchell Rutgers Ind 238 1204 5.1 9 10 53 5.3 0 248 1257 5.1 9
36 Charlie Pittman Penn State Ind 186 950 5.1 14 14 196 14.0 0 200 1146 5.7 14
37 Ray Yauger Clemson ACC 149 760 5.1 6 10 87 8.7 1 159 847 5.3 7
38 John Isenbarger Indiana Big Ten 130 669 5.1 5 7 113 16.1 1 137 782 5.7 6
39 Barry Mayer Minnesota Big Ten 130 662 5.1 3 6 28 4.7 0 136 690 5.1 3
40 Billy Main Oregon State Pac-8 125 634 5.1 9 14 230 16.4 4 139 864 6.2 13
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
41 Harvey Blanks Washington Pac-8 99 509 5.1 9 132 14.7 0 108 641 5.9 0
42 Mike Richardson Southern Methodist SWC 207 1034 5.0 8 49 581 11.9 3 256 1615 6.3 11
43 Steve Worster Texas SWC 161 806 5.0 13 8 64 8.0 0 169 870 5.1 13
44 Bill Wightman East Carolina Southern 125 619 5.0 4 5 45 9.0 0 130 664 5.1 4
45 Ron Dushney Notre Dame Ind 108 540 5.0 4 8 117 14.6 0 116 657 5.7 4
46 Clark Beier Dartmouth Ivy 97 481 5.0 4 10 112 11.2 0 107 593 5.5 4
47 Frank Johnston Southern Mississippi Ind 77 388 5.0 4 16 189 11.8 0 93 577 6.2 4
48 O.J. Simpson* Southern California Pac-8 383 1880 4.9 23 26 211 8.1 0 409 2091 5.1 23
49 John LaLonde Northern Illinois Ind 177 866 4.9 2 4 22 5.5 0 181 888 4.9 2
50 Dave LeVeck Ohio MAC 175 850 4.9 11 5 79 15.8 0 180 929 5.2 11
51 Calvin Hill Yale Ivy 138 680 4.9 8 24 532 22.2 6 162 1212 7.5 14
52 Al Newton Syracuse Ind 125 618 4.9 3 2 13 6.5 0 127 631 5.0 3
53 Tom Bailey Florida State Ind 116 570 4.9 2 21 209 10.0 1 137 779 5.7 3
54 Herbie Phelps Louisville MVC 96 468 4.9 5 19 216 11.4 1 115 684 5.9 6
55 Steve Wormith Brown Ivy 93 455 4.9 4 8 22 2.8 0 101 477 4.7 4
56 Tony Reese North Texas MVC 82 404 4.9 3 9 79 8.8 0 91 483 5.3 3
57 Lynn Martin New Mexico State Ind 75 365 4.9 3 7 62 8.9 0 82 427 5.2 3
58 Coley O'Brien Notre Dame Ind 64 314 4.9 3 16 272 17.0 4 80 586 7.3 7
59 Rob Young Idaho Ind 206 979 4.8 3 17 79 4.6 1 223 1058 4.7 4
60 Brian McCullough Princeton Ivy 163 778 4.8 2 31 15.5 0 165 809 4.9 0
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
61 Gene Rogers Baylor SWC 160 763 4.8 5 7 59 8.4 1 167 822 4.9 6
62 Billy Walik Villanova Ind 113 539 4.8 6 19 378 19.9 5 132 917 6.9 11
63 Rudy Holloman South Carolina ACC 111 530 4.8 1 20 238 11.9 0 131 768 5.9 1
64 Howie Williams Stanford Pac-8 105 499 4.8 3 3 59 19.7 1 108 558 5.2 4
65 Jim Catone Boston College Ind 79 383 4.8 1 11 156 14.2 2 90 539 6.0 3
66 Rick Thompson Indiana Big Ten 77 371 4.8 2 77 371 4.8 2
67 Don McCauley North Carolina ACC 75 360 4.8 2 23 313 13.6 1 98 673 6.9 3
68 Bob Gladieux Notre Dame Ind 152 713 4.7 12 37 442 11.9 2 189 1155 6.1 14
69 Carl Wojciechowski Washington Pac-8 138 651 4.7 10 138 13.8 0 148 789 5.3 0
70 Ray Jamieson Memphis MVC 123 573 4.7 3 1 1 1.0 0 124 574 4.6 3
71 Larry Stegent Texas A&M SWC 105 492 4.7 4 32 317 9.9 2 137 809 5.9 6
72 Johnny Johnson Southern Mississippi Ind 92 433 4.7 2 8 38 4.8 0 100 471 4.7 2
73 John Godbolt Syracuse Ind 68 321 4.7 6 7 68 9.7 0 75 389 5.2 6
74 Jackie Stewart Texas Tech SWC 69 321 4.7 0 6 64 10.7 0 75 385 5.1 0
75 Altie Taylor Utah State Ind 203 929 4.6 8 10 163 16.3 2 213 1092 5.1 10
76 Cleveland Dickerson Miami (OH) MAC 161 736 4.6 8 161 736 4.6 8
77 Larry Smith Florida SEC 151 690 4.6 7 13 157 12.1 0 164 847 5.2 7
78 Vic Gatto Harvard Ivy 149 678 4.6 5 18 179 9.9 1 167 857 5.1 6
79 Lloyd Pate Cincinnati MVC 135 623 4.6 2 32 359 11.2 2 167 982 5.9 4
80 Bob Glover Miami (OH) MAC 126 583 4.6 0 7 55 7.9 0 133 638 4.8 0
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
81 Larry Walton Arizona State WAC 117 541 4.6 8 8 61 7.6 0 125 602 4.8 8
82 Warren Bankston Tulane Ind 102 473 4.6 4 8 90 11.3 0 110 563 5.1 4
83 Ed Zak Cornell Ivy 72 334 4.6 2 8 99 12.4 0 80 433 5.4 2
84 Jeff Guillory Idaho Ind 70 321 4.6 1 20 253 12.7 0 90 574 6.4 1
85 Bill Enyart Oregon State Pac-8 293 1304 4.5 17 2 28 14.0 0 295 1332 4.5 17
86 Jim Otis* Ohio State Big Ten 219 985 4.5 17 10 82 8.2 0 229 1067 4.7 17
87 Don Nottingham Kent State MAC 163 727 4.5 5 4 10 2.5 0 167 737 4.4 5
88 Scott MacBean Princeton Ivy 122 545 4.5 122 545 4.5 0
89 Tom Christian Florida SEC 112 509 4.5 4 6 49 8.2 0 118 558 4.7 4
90 Steve Engel Colorado Big 8 110 491 4.5 3 7 147 21.0 1 117 638 5.5 4
91 Jack Dolbin Wake Forest ACC 76 343 4.5 1 10 132 13.2 0 86 475 5.5 1
92 Jim Cope Washington Pac-8 70 313 4.5 5 45 9.0 0 75 358 4.8 0
93 Billy Lovett Maryland ACC 217 963 4.4 7 3 32 10.7 1 220 995 4.5 8
94 Leon McQuay Tampa Ind 161 706 4.4 5 5 49 9.8 0 166 755 4.5 5
95 Ellis Moore Princeton Ivy 151 669 4.4 5 53 10.6 0 156 722 4.6 0
96 Gene Childs Texas-El Paso WAC 118 520 4.4 2 15 99 6.6 1 133 619 4.7 3
97 Larry Moulton Southern Mississippi Ind 113 497 4.4 4 15 185 12.3 1 128 682 5.3 5
98 Albie Owens West Texas A&M Ind 102 446 4.4 3 1 5 5.0 0 103 451 4.4 3
99 Jim Carter Minnesota Big Ten 96 423 4.4 8 9 37 4.1 2 105 460 4.4 10
100 Bob Lundquist Dartmouth Ivy 95 416 4.4 7 10 196 19.6 2 105 612 5.8 9
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
101 Ron McBride Missouri Big 8 83 367 4.4 3 4 97 24.3 1 87 464 5.3 4
102 Duke Chappuis Tulane Ind 73 319 4.4 1 1 14 14.0 0 74 333 4.5 1
103 Mack Herron Kansas State Big 8 71 309 4.4 3 38 592 15.6 4 109 901 8.3 7
104 Steve Owens Oklahoma Big 8 357 1536 4.3 21 10 94 9.4 0 367 1630 4.4 21
105 Roland Moss Toledo MAC 267 1145 4.3 13 20 235 11.8 1 287 1380 4.8 14
106 Bob Anderson Colorado Big 8 183 788 4.3 9 183 788 4.3 9
107 Jeff Anderson Virginia ACC 170 734 4.3 7 15 213 14.2 3 185 947 5.1 10
108 Greg Cook Missouri Big 8 161 693 4.3 4 14 103 7.4 1 175 796 4.5 5
109 Tim Majerle Western Michigan MAC 94 402 4.3 7 1 14 14.0 0 95 416 4.4 7
110 Mel Brown Rutgers Ind 74 319 4.3 0 9 120 13.3 3 83 439 5.3 3
111 Dave Wyncoop Virginia ACC 66 281 4.3 3 7 62 8.9 1 73 343 4.7 4
112 Bernie Kress Dayton Ind 231 973 4.2 11 17 259 15.2 1 248 1232 5.0 12
113 David Bookert New Mexico WAC 209 872 4.2 10 6 3 0.5 0 215 875 4.1 10
114 Terry Smoot Virginia Tech Ind 196 820 4.2 8 12 62 5.2 0 208 882 4.2 8
115 Buddy Gore Clemson ACC 185 776 4.2 3 2 10 5.0 0 187 786 4.2 3
116 Dom Fischer Colgate Ind 173 731 4.2 5 8 42 5.3 1 181 773 4.3 6
117 Charles Piggee Colorado State WAC 137 579 4.2 6 8 73 9.1 0 145 652 4.5 6
118 Mark Pakenham William & Mary Southern 129 539 4.2 3 10 113 11.3 1 139 652 4.7 4
119 Mickey Cureton UCLA Pac-8 86 365 4.2 3 86 365 4.2 3
120 Don Wade Miami (OH) MAC 86 358 4.2 7 86 358 4.2 7
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
121 Bruce Bray Northern Illinois Ind 75 313 4.2 2 23 246 10.7 1 98 559 5.7 3
122 Garland Wilson Kent State MAC 73 304 4.2 1 6 45 7.5 0 79 349 4.4 1
123 Jeff Zimmerman Notre Dame Ind 63 267 4.2 0 4 24 6.0 0 67 291 4.3 0
124 Leo Taylor North Texas MVC 246 1017 4.1 9 29 443 15.3 5 275 1460 5.3 14
125 Bill Burnett Arkansas SWC 207 859 4.1 10 86 8.6 1 217 945 4.4 1
126 Cleve Bryant Ohio MAC 181 734 4.1 8 181 734 4.1 8
127 Tom Love Michigan State Big Ten 177 729 4.1 5 2 17 8.5 0 179 746 4.2 5
128 Ken Rutkowski Buffalo Ind 177 729 4.1 5 24 208 8.7 3 201 937 4.7 8
129 Tom Lemire Brown Ivy 172 699 4.1 2 5 24 4.8 0 177 723 4.1 2
130 Phil Asack Duke ACC 168 690 4.1 8 11 108 9.8 0 179 798 4.5 8
131 Bob Madden Dayton Ind 164 672 4.1 4 23 434 18.9 3 187 1106 5.9 7
132 Gary Fowler California Pac-8 162 665 4.1 9 12 108 9.0 0 174 773 4.4 9
133 Rex Kern* Ohio State Big Ten 131 534 4.1 8 131 534 4.1 8
134 Dan Pike Navy Ind 123 500 4.1 4 5 42 8.4 0 128 542 4.2 4
135 Greg Jones UCLA Pac-8 121 497 4.1 3 12 150 12.5 0 133 647 4.9 3
136 Warren Muir South Carolina ACC 112 460 4.1 5 11 115 10.5 1 123 575 4.7 6
137 Jon Staggers Missouri Big 8 94 385 4.1 4 19 171 9.0 0 113 556 4.9 4
138 Steve Farnsworth* Georgia SEC 82 335 4.1 3 6 27 4.5 0 88 362 4.1 3
139 Duane Porter Oklahoma State Big 8 75 307 4.1 2 75 307 4.1 2
140 Dick Conley Ohio MAC 70 285 4.1 3 1 7 7.0 0 71 292 4.1 3
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
141 Tom Lamb Holy Cross Ind 68 276 4.1 2 12 126 10.5 0 80 402 5.0 2
142 Rich Johnson Illinois Big Ten 243 973 4.0 5 10 68 6.8 0 253 1041 4.1 5
143 Steve Jutras Holy Cross Ind 161 642 4.0 7 8 56 7.0 1 169 698 4.1 8
144 Perry Williams Purdue Big Ten 138 553 4.0 9 7 71 10.1 0 145 624 4.3 9
145 Jim DeOrio Air Force Ind 110 436 4.0 5 5 33 6.6 0 115 469 4.1 5
146 Al Namanny Pacific Ind 108 432 4.0 2 6 38 6.3 0 114 470 4.1 2
147 Terry McMillan Missouri Big 8 90 357 4.0 4 90 357 4.0 4
148 McClinton Brown Colorado State WAC 68 269 4.0 0 3 34 11.3 0 71 303 4.3 0
149 David Brungard* Ohio State Big Ten 66 261 4.0 1 2 38 19.0 2 68 299 4.4 3
150 Buz Leavitt Wake Forest ACC 66 261 4.0 2 9 65 7.2 1 75 326 4.3 3
151 Kent Thompson Miami (OH) MAC 146 575 3.9 4 146 575 3.9 4
152 Eddie Silverio West Virginia Southern 143 559 3.9 6 7 68 9.7 1 150 627 4.2 7
153 Jim McMillan Citadel Southern 135 523 3.9 6 8 87 10.9 0 143 610 4.3 6
154 Denny Ferris Pittsburgh Ind 120 472 3.9 2 8 103 12.9 0 128 575 4.5 2
155 Saulis Zemaitis North Carolina ACC 119 460 3.9 1 4 68 17.0 0 123 528 4.3 1
156 Joe Bedenbaugh Citadel Southern 99 385 3.9 1 6 59 9.8 0 105 444 4.2 1
157 Chris Ritter Cornell Ivy 87 341 3.9 2 30 507 16.9 3 117 848 7.2 5
158 Ken Bargo Illinois Big Ten 76 297 3.9 1 4 26 6.5 0 80 323 4.0 1
159 Frank Nunn Utah State Ind 75 294 3.9 0 3 26 8.7 1 78 320 4.1 1
160 Raynard Makin Kentucky SEC 63 245 3.9 0 63 245 3.9 0
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
161 Ross Montgomery Texas Christian SWC 170 645 3.8 10 78 7.8 0 180 723 4.0 0
162 Dick Davis Nebraska Big 8 158 606 3.8 2 7 80 11.4 0 165 686 4.2 2
163 Bruce Kemp* Georgia SEC 149 573 3.8 4 3 5 1.7 0 152 578 3.8 4
164 Gene Detwiler Colgate Ind 128 486 3.8 7 5 54 10.8 1 133 540 4.1 8
165 Jesse Taylor Cincinnati MVC 121 456 3.8 5 31 200 6.5 2 152 656 4.3 7
166 Dave Swanson Brigham Young WAC 94 353 3.8 6 5 28 5.6 0 99 381 3.8 6
167 Bob Olson Northwestern Big Ten 90 342 3.8 1 4 63 15.8 0 94 405 4.3 1
168 James Harrison Missouri Big 8 85 319 3.8 7 3 49 16.3 1 88 368 4.2 8
169 Brian Dowling Yale Ivy 82 313 3.8 6 2 38 19.0 1 84 351 4.2 7
170 Garvie Craw Michigan Big Ten 81 307 3.8 1 81 307 3.8 1
171 George Kemp Minnesota Big Ten 75 288 3.8 0 13 124 9.5 0 88 412 4.7 0
172 Jock Johnson Iowa State Big 8 75 287 3.8 1 7 59 8.4 0 82 346 4.2 1
173 Johnnie Godbolt Louisville MVC 71 270 3.8 1 4 103 25.8 0 75 373 5.0 1
174 Pinkie Palmer Baylor SWC 222 818 3.7 6 7 112 16.0 0 229 930 4.1 6
175 Tony Conley Rice SWC 182 681 3.7 8 8 76 9.5 0 190 757 4.0 8
176 Noki Fulmaono* Arizona WAC 156 579 3.7 1 5 40 8.0 0 161 619 3.8 1
177 Dan Hustead* Arizona WAC 129 480 3.7 2 4 43 10.8 0 133 523 3.9 2
178 Steve Hindman Mississippi SEC 129 475 3.7 4 21 197 9.4 3 150 672 4.5 7
179 Joe Zelmanski Buffalo Ind 129 474 3.7 9 2 30 15.0 1 131 504 3.8 10
180 Roger Freeman Texas Tech SWC 129 471 3.7 9 19 149 7.8 2 148 620 4.2 11
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
181 Lee Clymer Wake Forest ACC 105 389 3.7 6 12 100 8.3 0 117 489 4.2 6
182 Ward Walsh Colorado Big 8 103 384 3.7 5 13 136 10.5 1 116 520 4.5 6
183 Monk Coleman Tampa Ind 93 344 3.7 2 29 311 10.7 4 122 655 5.4 6
184 Bill Byrd New Mexico State Ind 82 301 3.7 1 6 81 13.5 0 88 382 4.3 1
185 Cal Rogers Pacific Ind 80 296 3.7 3 6 46 7.7 0 86 342 4.0 3
186 Rich Bracken Princeton Ivy 76 278 3.7 76 278 3.7 0
187 Dan Scott* Southern California Pac-8 73 270 3.7 1 1 15 15.0 0 74 285 3.9 1
188 Jim O'Connor Columbia Ivy 71 260 3.7 1 8 114 14.3 2 79 374 4.7 3
189 Wayne Hallmark Oklahoma State Big 8 70 258 3.7 3 10 100 10.0 0 80 358 4.5 3
190 Tom Sowers Virginia Military Institute Southern 221 792 3.6 4 8 113 14.1 1 229 905 4.0 5
191 Charlie Bowers North Carolina State ACC 197 706 3.6 7 8 79 9.9 0 205 785 3.8 7
192 Joe Orduna Nebraska Big 8 186 677 3.6 10 6 38 6.3 0 192 715 3.7 10
193 Claxton Welch Oregon Pac-8 141 505 3.6 0 4 19 4.8 0 145 524 3.6 0
194 Bo Bowen Mississippi SEC 132 469 3.6 1 11 133 12.1 0 143 602 4.2 1
195 Jay McCoy Memphis MVC 126 454 3.6 10 11 144 13.1 0 137 598 4.4 10
196 Chuck Marks Virginia Military Institute Southern 118 427 3.6 1 8 170 21.3 0 126 597 4.7 1
197 Larry Brown Kansas State Big 8 111 402 3.6 1 13 110 8.5 0 124 512 4.1 1
198 Bill Schmitz Colorado State WAC 103 368 3.6 1 4 37 9.3 0 107 405 3.8 1
199 Wayne Todd Wisconsin Big Ten 100 364 3.6 0 100 364 3.6 0
200 Pat Patterson Buffalo Ind 101 361 3.6 3 1 10 10.0 0 102 371 3.6 3
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
201 Bobby Best Miami (FL) Ind 84 301 3.6 3 12 114 9.5 0 96 415 4.3 3
202 Marty Whelan Texas Christian SWC 69 246 3.6 9 17 1.9 0 78 263 3.4 0
203 Fred Mathews Bowling Green State MAC 207 733 3.5 8 14 133 9.5 1 221 866 3.9 9
204 Terry Morton William & Mary Southern 187 651 3.5 5 18 211 11.7 1 205 862 4.2 6
205 Butch Colson East Carolina Southern 180 630 3.5 8 5 16 3.2 0 185 646 3.5 8
206 Jack Klebe North Carolina State ACC 144 498 3.5 2 144 498 3.5 2
207 Ken Woodside Western Michigan MAC 134 474 3.5 3 6 41 6.8 0 140 515 3.7 3
208 Steve Molnar Utah WAC 127 439 3.5 2 1 3 3.0 0 128 442 3.5 2
209 Ben King Iowa State Big 8 124 437 3.5 2 9 108 12.0 1 133 545 4.1 3
210 Bob Levin Yale Ivy 102 356 3.5 4 3 45 15.0 0 105 401 3.8 4
211 Greg Broughton Stanford Pac-8 102 352 3.5 2 4 79 19.8 0 106 431 4.1 2
212 Dick Beard Kentucky SEC 90 318 3.5 3 3 24 8.0 0 93 342 3.7 3
213 John McGaffie California Pac-8 87 303 3.5 3 87 303 3.5 3
214 Bruce Van Ness Rutgers Ind 81 280 3.5 2 9 135 15.0 0 90 415 4.6 2
215 Charles Robinson Rice SWC 69 241 3.5 1 3 2 0.7 0 72 243 3.4 1
216 Pete Robertson Wichita State MVC 259 891 3.4 10 11 74 6.7 0 270 965 3.6 10
217 Bill Gunter Florida State Ind 136 465 3.4 4 7 87 12.4 2 143 552 3.9 6
218 Ed Morgan Alabama SEC 134 450 3.4 5 6 126 21.0 0 140 576 4.1 5
219 Don Highsmith Michigan State Big Ten 116 396 3.4 2 2 21 10.5 0 118 417 3.5 2
220 Richmond Flowers Tennessee SEC 111 375 3.4 7 25 180 7.2 0 136 555 4.1 7
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
221 John Smith Wisconsin Big Ten 100 339 3.4 0 2 14 7.0 0 102 353 3.5 0
222 Horace Miller Northern Illinois Ind 93 314 3.4 3 26 227 8.7 0 119 541 4.5 3
223 John King Maryland ACC 88 301 3.4 2 4 34 8.5 0 92 335 3.6 2
224 Don Summers Oregon State Pac-8 83 283 3.4 1 4 36 9.0 0 87 319 3.7 1
225 Fred Haynes Louisiana State SEC 80 274 3.4 1 80 274 3.4 1
226 Chuck Boyd Vanderbilt SEC 80 272 3.4 1 9 82 9.1 0 89 354 4.0 1
227 Wendell Housley Texas A&M SWC 75 255 3.4 0 11 98 8.9 0 86 353 4.1 0
228 Paul White Texas-El Paso WAC 76 255 3.4 5 18 165 9.2 1 94 420 4.5 6
229 Jack Reynolds Oklahoma State Big 8 73 248 3.4 2 73 248 3.4 2
230 Joe Williams Wyoming WAC 164 543 3.3 2 9 106 11.8 0 173 649 3.8 2
231 Bobby Douglass Kansas Big 8 148 495 3.3 12 148 495 3.3 12
232 Dickey Sowell Furman Southern 135 447 3.3 2 5 49 9.8 0 140 496 3.5 2
233 Mickey Ackley Pacific Ind 120 394 3.3 6 120 394 3.3 6
234 Bob Darby California Pac-8 117 386 3.3 3 8 49 6.1 0 125 435 3.5 3
235 Alvin Thomas Maryland ACC 110 365 3.3 3 6 41 6.8 0 116 406 3.5 3
236 Pete Moore Alabama SEC 103 341 3.3 1 11 104 9.5 0 114 445 3.9 1
237 James Street Texas SWC 102 340 3.3 5 102 340 3.3 5
238 Chico Kurzawski Northwestern Big Ten 90 299 3.3 2 13 152 11.7 1 103 451 4.4 3
239 Gene Arnette Virginia ACC 88 292 3.3 3 88 292 3.3 3
240 Jimmy Bennett Texas Tech SWC 84 281 3.3 0 8 50 6.3 0 92 331 3.6 0
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
241 Jim Braxton West Virginia Southern 83 272 3.3 1 18 276 15.3 2 101 548 5.4 3
242 Tom Cherry Penn State Ind 77 256 3.3 3 6 99 16.5 1 83 355 4.3 4
243 Benny Galloway South Carolina ACC 76 251 3.3 2 16 266 16.6 2 92 517 5.6 4
244 Cee Ellison Tulsa MVC 67 218 3.3 0 4 43 10.8 0 71 261 3.7 0
245 Dave Smith Utah WAC 65 217 3.3 2 7 62 8.9 1 72 279 3.9 3
246 John Sodaski Villanova Ind 181 585 3.2 10 181 585 3.2 10
247 Brad Johnson* Georgia SEC 156 501 3.2 5 13 47 3.6 1 169 548 3.2 6
248 Curtis Martin Air Force Ind 130 418 3.2 6 6 92 15.3 1 136 510 3.8 7
249 Dwight Hurston Auburn SEC 110 349 3.2 2 15 228 15.2 1 125 577 4.6 3
250 Bo Cornell Washington Pac-8 99 313 3.2 6 72 12.0 0 105 385 3.7 0
251 Allan Spear Vanderbilt SEC 142 438 3.1 3 13 151 11.6 1 155 589 3.8 4
252 Kerry Keith Davidson Southern 121 377 3.1 5 14 156 11.1 0 135 533 3.9 5
253 Ray Groth Utah WAC 106 331 3.1 6 106 331 3.1 6
254 Richard Lee Smith Washington State Pac-8 105 326 3.1 7 32 4.6 0 112 358 3.2 0
255 Paul Burlingame Columbia Ivy 62 192 3.1 4 7 96 13.7 0 69 288 4.2 4
256 Gayle Bomar North Carolina ACC 165 495 3.0 5 165 495 3.0 5
257 Robby Shelton Rice SWC 160 479 3.0 4 160 479 3.0 4
258 Jim Stallings Louisville MVC 85 251 3.0 2 2 14 7.0 0 87 265 3.0 2
259 Wally Hawkins Brigham Young WAC 71 213 3.0 0 8 84 10.5 0 79 297 3.8 0
260 Tom Daley Navy Ind 71 210 3.0 0 21 188 9.0 2 92 398 4.3 2
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
261 Joe Kellum Richmond Southern 166 483 2.9 3 3 14 4.7 0 169 497 2.9 3
262 Ron Burton Colgate Ind 164 482 2.9 7 5 64 12.8 0 169 546 3.2 7
263 Vincent Opalsky Miami (FL) Ind 152 446 2.9 6 12 97 8.1 0 164 543 3.3 6
264 Tommy Allen Louisiana State SEC 135 398 2.9 5 4 37 9.3 0 139 435 3.1 5
265 Dicky Lyons Kentucky SEC 134 392 2.9 8 11 201 18.3 3 145 593 4.1 11
266 Wally Oyler Louisville MVC 85 249 2.9 5 1 9 9.0 0 86 258 3.0 5
267 Tony D'Agata Holy Cross Ind 74 213 2.9 1 1 5 5.0 0 75 218 2.9 1
268 Tom Rippee Brigham Young WAC 66 190 2.9 2 4 35 8.8 0 70 225 3.2 2
269 Freddie Summers Wake Forest ACC 159 439 2.8 7 159 439 2.8 7
270 Wayne Francingues Tulane Ind 157 438 2.8 7 157 438 2.8 7
271 Ken Bailey Houston Ind 121 336 2.8 7 121 336 2.8 7
272 Larry Ellis Auburn SEC 100 278 2.8 1 7 51 7.3 0 107 329 3.1 1
273 Greg Marshall Oregon Pac-8 84 231 2.8 1 1 1 1.0 0 85 232 2.7 1
274 Mike Currier Auburn SEC 76 211 2.8 4 7 137 19.6 3 83 348 4.2 7
275 Frank Weirath San Jose State Ind 92 250 2.7 2 1 3 3.0 0 93 253 2.7 2
276 Mike Stripling Tulsa MVC 118 307 2.6 5 118 307 2.6 5
277 Bill Triplett Michigan State Big Ten 114 298 2.6 6 114 298 2.6 6
278 Bob Warmack Oklahoma Big 8 103 266 2.6 5 103 266 2.6 5
279 Cornelius Davis Kansas State Big 8 86 225 2.6 5 14 125 8.9 2 100 350 3.5 7
280 Bub Deerinwater Oklahoma State Big 8 71 187 2.6 2 6 61 10.2 0 77 248 3.2 2
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
281 Jackie Eckdahl Florida SEC 66 174 2.6 0 1 29 29.0 0 67 203 3.0 0
282 Tommy Boutwell Southern Mississippi Ind 135 331 2.5 8 1 2 2.0 0 136 333 2.4 8
283 Steve Lindell Army Ind 104 261 2.5 2 104 261 2.5 2
284 Steve Jones Toledo MAC 89 220 2.5 1 89 220 2.5 1
285 Gene Crislip Furman Southern 75 191 2.5 0 5 34 6.8 0 80 225 2.8 0
286 Del Carmichael Washington State Pac-8 73 180 2.5 20 95 4.8 0 93 275 3.0 0
287 John Warder Iowa State Big 8 151 355 2.4 3 151 355 2.4 3
288 Gary Baxter Air Force Ind 108 263 2.4 7 108 263 2.4 7
289 Loy Hayes New Mexico State Ind 98 238 2.4 0 98 238 2.4 0
290 Charlie Jones Marshall MAC 75 175 2.3 0 17 202 11.9 2 92 377 4.1 2
291 Bob Gresham West Virginia Southern 71 160 2.3 2 7 99 14.1 1 78 259 3.3 3
292 Harry Gonso Indiana Big Ten 151 323 2.1 4 1 16 16.0 0 152 339 2.2 4
293 Rick Beitler New Mexico WAC 149 315 2.1 1 149 315 2.1 1
294 Bill Montgomery Arkansas SWC 116 239 2.1 116 239 2.1 0
295 Al Kincaid Virginia Tech Ind 104 208 2.0 1 104 208 2.0 1
296 Danny Pierce Memphis MVC 102 202 2.0 7 102 202 2.0 7
297 Joe Matulich Texas Tech SWC 93 186 2.0 3 93 186 2.0 3
298 John Beeson Wichita State MVC 80 160 2.0 0 3 56 18.7 0 83 216 2.6 0
299 Bill Bolden UCLA Pac-8 72 142 2.0 4 72 142 2.0 4
300 Dennis Brown Michigan Big Ten 115 215 1.9 1 115 215 1.9 1
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
301 Archie Manning Mississippi SEC 110 208 1.9 5 1 -2 -2.0 0 111 206 1.9 5
302 Tommy Pharr Mississippi State SEC 141 239 1.7 3 3 8 2.7 0 144 247 1.7 3
303 John Harrington Oregon Pac-8 69 114 1.7 1 69 114 1.7 1
304 Tommy Suggs South Carolina ACC 71 114 1.6 3 1 20 20.0 0 72 134 1.9 3
305 Larry Lawrence Iowa Big Ten 104 161 1.5 10 104 161 1.5 10
306 Marty Domres Columbia Ivy 153 198 1.3 6 0 6 0 153 204 1.3 6
307 Ronnie Johnson Oklahoma State Big 8 127 166 1.3 1 127 166 1.3 1
308 Dave Shelbourne Northwestern Big Ten 118 156 1.3 1 1 8 8.0 0 119 164 1.4 1
309 Roy Winters West Texas A&M Ind 68 90 1.3 1 68 90 1.3 1
310 Bob Naponic Illinois Big Ten 147 171 1.2 5 147 171 1.2 5
311 Denny Mason Buffalo Ind 85 99 1.2 0 85 99 1.2 0
312 Bill Feraco Michigan State Big Ten 63 78 1.2 7 63 78 1.2 7
313 Randy Humphries California Pac-8 115 130 1.1 4 115 130 1.1 4
314 Leo Hart Duke ACC 102 102 1.0 3 102 102 1.0 3
315 Wes Meeteer William & Mary Southern 131 112 0.9 2 131 112 0.9 2
316 John Ryan Wisconsin Big Ten 84 73 0.9 3 84 73 0.9 3
317 Mike Cavan* Georgia SEC 114 67 0.6 4 114 67 0.6 4
318 Steve Sogge* Southern California Pac-8 84 49 0.6 0 84 49 0.6 0
319 Jim Plunkett Stanford Pac-8 80 47 0.6 6 80 47 0.6 6
320 Tony Passander Citadel Southern 149 76 0.5 5 149 76 0.5 5
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
321 Bryan Marini Brown Ivy 82 40 0.5 2 1 -11 -11.0 0 83 29 0.3 2
322 John Miller Vanderbilt SEC 82 33 0.4 2 82 33 0.4 2
323 Mark Mowatt Holy Cross Ind 68 30 0.4 0 68 30 0.4 0
324 George Lalich Harvard Ivy 81 30 0.4 4 81 30 0.4 4
325 Gordon Slade Davidson Southern 73 21 0.3 3 73 21 0.3 3
326 Mark Boudeaux Western Michigan MAC 65 10 0.2 1 65 10 0.2 1
327 Edd Hargett Texas A&M SWC 85 9 0.1 2 85 9 0.1 2
328 Ted Fay Texas Christian SWC 84 3 0.0 84 3 0.0 0
329 Mike Sherwood West Virginia Southern 91 -15 -0.2 4 91 -15 -0.2 4
330 Bill Robertson Cornell Ivy 57 -18 -0.3 4 57 -18 -0.3 4
331 Mike McNallen Navy Ind 83 -33 -0.4 4 83 -33 -0.4 4
332 Bubba Wyche Tennessee SEC 104 -37 -0.4 1 104 -37 -0.4 1
333 Jim Nader UCLA Pac-8 68 -35 -0.5 1 68 -35 -0.5 1
334 Dave Havern Pittsburgh Ind 93 -54 -0.6 2 1 -4 -4.0 0 94 -58 -0.6 2
335 Greg Cook Cincinnati MVC 96 -62 -0.6 5 96 -62 -0.6 5
336 Phil O'Neil Holy Cross Ind 76 -51 -0.7 3 1 13 13.0 0 77 -38 -0.5 3
337 John Pappas Utah State Ind 87 -77 -0.9 4 87 -77 -0.9 4
338 Ernie Sigler Nebraska Big 8 65 -67 -1.0 0 65 -67 -1.0 0
339 Chuck Hixson Southern Methodist SWC 88 -108 -1.2 6 88 -108 -1.2 6
340 Steve Olson Idaho Ind 99 -132 -1.3 5 99 -132 -1.3 5
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
341 Murphy Sprinkel Virginia Military Institute Southern 93 -157 -1.7 2 93 -157 -1.7 2
342 David Olivo Miami (FL) Ind 81 -155 -1.9 0 81 -155 -1.9 0
343 Jim DelGaizo Tampa Ind 65 -129 -2.0 2 34 496 14.6 5 99 367 3.7 7
344 Steve Trustdorf Kent State MAC 66 -273 -4.1 1 66 -273 -4.1 1