1972 Leaders

Pass Attempts
1. Don StrockVirginia Tech 427
2. Gary HuffFlorida State 385
3. Joe PisarcikNew Mexico State 382
4. Tony AdamsUtah State 351
5. Mike BorylaStanford 350
6. Dan FoutsOregon 348
7. Bernie Galiffa* • West Virginia 334
8. George Amundson* • Iowa State 332
9. Tim DydoXavier 327
10. Craig KimballSan Jose State 323
Bruce GaddRice 323
12. John BehrensFresno State 315
13. John MadeyaLouisville 301
14. Dennis MorrisonKansas State 300
15. Buddy PalazzoSouthern Mississippi 291
16. Dave JaynesKansas 287
17. Scotty ShippDavidson 286
18. Dave Humm* • Nebraska 285
19. Mickey BrokasChattanooga 269
20. Joe FergusonArkansas 254
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Randy DrakeLong Beach State 61.5
2. Tony AdamsUtah State 58.1
3. Bob AvelliniMaryland 57.6
4. Mike Rae* • Southern California 57.3
5. Gary KeithleyTexas-El Paso 57.1
6. Jesse FreitasSan Diego State 56.7
7. Bill DonckersSan Diego State 55.8
8. Buddy PalazzoSouthern Mississippi 55.0
9. Doug ShobertTemple 54.6
10. Leo GasienicaRutgers 54.0
11. Dave Humm* • Nebraska 53.7
12. Gary HuffFlorida State 53.5
13. Don StrockVirginia Tech 53.4
14. Dave JaynesKansas 53.3
15. John Hufnagel* • Penn State 53.2
16. Bruce GaddRice 52.9
17. Mike BorylaStanford 52.3
18. Scotty ShippDavidson 52.1
19. Neal JeffreyBaylor 52.0
20. Bruce Shaw* • North Carolina State 52.0
Passing Yards
1. Don StrockVirginia Tech 3243
2. Gary HuffFlorida State 2893
3. Tony AdamsUtah State 2797
4. Bernie Galiffa* • West Virginia 2496
5. Mike BorylaStanford 2284
6. Dave Humm* • Nebraska 2259
7. Dave JaynesKansas 2253
8. Joe PisarcikNew Mexico State 2179
9. George Amundson* • Iowa State 2110
10. Bruce GaddRice 2075
11. Dan FoutsOregon 2041
12. John Hufnagel* • Penn State 2039
13. Danny White* • Arizona State 1930
14. Buddy PalazzoSouthern Mississippi 1888
15. Gary KeithleyTexas-El Paso 1870
16. John BehrensFresno State 1857
17. Scotty ShippDavidson 1845
18. Craig KimballSan Jose State 1798
19. Eddie McAshan* • Georgia Tech 1756
20. Mike Rae* • Southern California 1754
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. John Hufnagel* • Penn State 9.2
2. Tony AdamsUtah State 8.1
3. Steve StetsonDartmouth 7.8
4. Danny White* • Arizona State 7.6
5. Bruce Shaw* • North Carolina State 7.4
6. Randy DrakeLong Beach State 7.0
7. Bert Jones* • Louisiana State 6.9
8. Steve LoflinAppalachian State 6.9
9. Bill DonckersSan Diego State 6.7
10. Dave Humm* • Nebraska 6.7
11. Mike Rae* • Southern California 6.6
12. D.C. NoblesHouston 6.4
13. Bernie Galiffa* • West Virginia 6.2
14. Gary KeithleyTexas-El Paso 6.2
15. Bill DemoryArizona 6.2
16. Don Van GalderUtah 6.2
17. Gary HuffFlorida State 6.1
18. Joe Barnes* • Texas Tech 5.7
19. Dave JaynesKansas 5.6
20. Don StrockVirginia Tech 5.5
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. John Hufnagel* • Penn State 148.0
2. Danny White* • Arizona State 143.6
3. Tony AdamsUtah State 140.6
4. Steve StetsonDartmouth 136.9
5. Bill DonckersSan Diego State 136.3
6. Bruce Shaw* • North Carolina State 136.1
7. Randy DrakeLong Beach State 130.9
8. Dave Humm* • Nebraska 129.9
9. Mike Rae* • Southern California 127.6
10. Don Van GalderUtah 127.1
11. Gary HuffFlorida State 126.1
12. Steve LoflinAppalachian State 126.0
13. Bert Jones* • Louisiana State 124.4
14. Dave JaynesKansas 121.9
15. Eddie McAshan* • Georgia Tech 120.9
16. Gary KeithleyTexas-El Paso 120.7
17. D.C. NoblesHouston 119.6
18. Bernie Galiffa* • West Virginia 118.5
19. Don StrockVirginia Tech 116.9
20. Bill DemoryArizona 115.9
Rushing Yards
1. Pete Van ValkenburgBrigham Young 1386
2. Bob HitchensMiami (OH) 1370
3. Woody Green* • Arizona State 1363
4. Otis ArmstrongPurdue 1361
5. Carlester CrumplerEast Carolina 1309
6. Howard StevensLouisville 1294
7. J.J. JenningsRutgers 1262
8. Mike Strachan* • Iowa State 1261
9. Steve JonesDuke 1236
10. Puddin JonesHouston 1216
11. Anthony Davis* • Southern California 1191
12. Dickey MortonArkansas 1188
13. Mitchell TruePacific 1164
John KingMinnesota 1164
15. Bob McCallArizona 1148
16. John Cappelletti* • Penn State 1117
17. Roosevelt Leaks* • Texas 1099
18. Dick JauronYale 1055
19. Cleveland CooperNavy 1046
20. Paul MilesBowling Green State 1024
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Wilbur Jackson* • Alabama 7.1
2. George Smith* • Texas Tech 6.9
3. Kermit JohnsonUCLA 6.8
4. Fountain SmithOklahoma State 6.8
5. Rick KlupchakDartmouth 6.6
6. Dick JauronYale 6.6
7. Woody Green* • Arizona State 6.5
8. Billy DeeryWilliam & Mary 6.3
9. Brent McClanahan* • Arizona State 6.2
10. Greg Pruitt* • Oklahoma 6.2
11. Larry GriffinLouisville 6.0
12. Bob CarsonCitadel 6.0
13. Pete Van ValkenburgBrigham Young 6.0
14. Fred HenryNew Mexico 6.0
15. Eric Penick* • Notre Dame 5.9
16. Billy PaineCitadel 5.8
17. Nat MooreFlorida 5.8
18. Anthony Davis* • Southern California 5.8
19. Tom DoyleYale 5.7
20. Mitchell TruePacific 5.7
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Richard AgleAppalachian State 25.2
2. Don ClunePennsylvania 23.1
3. Danny Buggs* • West Virginia 22.6
4. Steve Holden* • Arizona State 22.3
5. Steve OdomUtah 22.1
6. Pat Kenney* • North Carolina State 21.9
7. Tim DameronEast Carolina 21.6
8. Drew PearsonTulsa 20.9
9. Lynn Swann* • Southern California 20.1
10. Jack FordeNavy 20.0
11. Jeff MackWisconsin 19.6
12. Willie ArmsteadUtah 19.4
13. Ricky ScalesVirginia Tech 19.2
14. Wayne Wheeler* • Alabama 19.1
15. Isaac CurtisSan Diego State 18.9
16. Barry DeanArizona 18.8
17. Kenny HarrisonSouthern Methodist 18.7
18. Willie Jones* • Iowa State 18.6
19. Theopolis BellArizona 18.5
20. Jim LashNorthwestern 18.5
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Howard StevensLouisville 1515
2. Pete Van ValkenburgBrigham Young 1484
3. Woody Green* • Arizona State 1478
4. Otis ArmstrongPurdue 1416
5. Mike Strachan* • Iowa State 1402
6. Bob HitchensMiami (OH) 1381
7. Johnny Rodgers* • Nebraska 1361
8. Anthony Davis* • Southern California 1323
9. Jerry HughesUtah State 1318
10. Carlester CrumplerEast Carolina 1313
11. J.J. JenningsRutgers 1297
12. Puddin JonesHouston 1269
13. Dickey MortonArkansas 1262
14. John Cappelletti* • Penn State 1255
15. Steve JonesDuke 1254
Barry SmithFlorida State 1254
17. Bob McCallArizona 1233
18. Nat MooreFlorida 1196
19. John KingMinnesota 1191
20. Danny Buggs* • West Virginia 1187
Total Yards
1. Don StrockVirginia Tech 3170
2. Tony AdamsUtah State 2953
3. Gary HuffFlorida State 2770
4. George Amundson* • Iowa State 2618
5. Bernie Galiffa* • West Virginia 2345
6. John Hufnagel* • Penn State 2201
7. Danny White* • Arizona State 2152
8. Dave Humm* • Nebraska 2136
9. Dave JaynesKansas 2082
10. Mike BorylaStanford 2071
11. Joe PisarcikNew Mexico State 2056
12. Bruce GaddRice 2001
Mike Rae* • Southern California 2001
14. Dan FoutsOregon 1980
15. Tom ParrColgate 1927
16. Buddy PalazzoSouthern Mississippi 1913
17. Scotty ShippDavidson 1894
18. John BehrensFresno State 1833
19. Rich HaynieAir Force 1793
20. Eddie McAshan* • Georgia Tech 1763
Bruce Shaw* • North Carolina State 1763
Total Yards Per Play
1. Don StrockVirginia Tech 6.6
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