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1970 Leaders

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National Champions: Nebraska (AP, FWAA), Texas (NFF, UPI), Ohio State (NFF)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Jim Plunkett (Stanford)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Alex Agase (Northwestern)

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

Year Leaders

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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Pat Sullivan (Auburn) 148.2
2. Mike Sherwood (West Virginia) 145.4
3. Joe Theismann (Notre Dame) 143.2
4. Jerry Tagge* (Nebraska) 141.4
5. Joe Spagnola (Arizona State) 137.0
6. Bill Montgomery (Arkansas) 135.7
7. Brian Sipe (San Diego State) 133.8
8. Tommy Warren (Florida State) 130.9
9. Chuck Ealey (Toledo) 130.5
10. Jim Jones (Southern California) 128.9
11. Neil Graff (Wisconsin) 127.4
12. Jim Plunkett* (Stanford) 125.3
13. Jim Chasey (Dartmouth) 122.4
14. Dave Penhall (California) 121.1
15. Karl Francis (Fresno State) 120.3
16. Leo Hart (Duke) 119.1
17. Tommy Suggs (South Carolina) 117.7
18. Bob Parker (Air Force) 117.6
19. Frank Harris (Boston College) 115.3
20. Daryl Woodring (Villanova) 115.3

Total Yards Per Play

1. Jim Plunkett* (Stanford) 6.7