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National Champion: Southern California (AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Johnny Rodgers (Nebraska)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: John McKay (Southern California)

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345 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Wilbur Jackson Alabama SEC 80 566 7.1 8 1 37 37.0 0 81 603 7.4 8
2 George Smith Texas Tech SWC 107 740 6.9 5 12 193 16.1 1 119 933 7.8 6
3 Kermit Johnson UCLA Pac-8 140 952 6.8 7 2 36 18.0 0 142 988 7.0 7
4 Fountain Smith* Oklahoma State Big 8 90 610 6.8 4 90 610 6.8 4
5 Dick Jauron Yale Ivy 160 1055 6.6 12 6 75 12.5 1 166 1130 6.8 13
6 Rick Klupchak Dartmouth Ivy 113 750 6.6 5 9 156 17.3 2 122 906 7.4 7
7 Woody Green Arizona State WAC 209 1363 6.5 15 9 115 12.8 0 218 1478 6.8 15
8 Billy Deery William & Mary Southern 131 823 6.3 7 4 13 3.3 0 135 836 6.2 7
9 Brent McClanahan Arizona State WAC 160 988 6.2 12 4 46 11.5 1 164 1034 6.3 13
10 Greg Pruitt Oklahoma Big 8 152 938 6.2 13 7 102 14.6 1 159 1040 6.5 14
11 Pete Van Valkenburg Brigham Young WAC 232 1386 6.0 12 10 98 9.8 1 242 1484 6.1 13
12 Fred Henry New Mexico WAC 164 977 6.0 6 6 81 13.5 0 170 1058 6.2 6
13 Bob Carson Citadel Southern 118 708 6.0 4 8 133 16.6 1 126 841 6.7 5
14 Larry Griffin Louisville MVC 84 507 6.0 1 5 72 14.4 1 89 579 6.5 2
15 Eric Penick Notre Dame Ind 124 727 5.9 5 2 9 4.5 0 126 736 5.8 5
16 Anthony Davis* Southern California Pac-8 207 1191 5.8 17 18 132 7.3 0 225 1323 5.9 17
17 Nat Moore Florida SEC 145 845 5.8 9 25 351 14.0 4 170 1196 7.0 13
18 Billy Paine Citadel Southern 100 584 5.8 4 4 57 14.3 0 104 641 6.2 4
19 Mitchell True Pacific PCAA 206 1164 5.7 10 1 3 3.0 0 207 1167 5.6 10
20 Tom Doyle Yale Ivy 67 381 5.7 1 67 381 5.7 1
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Otis Armstrong Purdue Big Ten 243 1361 5.6 9 6 55 9.2 0 249 1416 5.7 9
22 Gene Belczyk Utah WAC 140 777 5.6 6 16 191 11.9 1 156 968 6.2 7
23 Jon Hall Citadel Southern 101 568 5.6 4 5 71 14.2 0 106 639 6.0 4
24 Tom Fitzpatrick Long Beach State PCAA 88 495 5.6 1 4 36 9.0 0 92 531 5.8 1
25 Puddin Jones Houston Ind 222 1216 5.5 10 6 53 8.8 2 228 1269 5.6 12
26 Archie Griffin* Ohio State Big Ten 159 867 5.5 3 6 71 11.8 0 165 938 5.7 3
27 Joe Washington Oklahoma Big 8 115 630 5.5 7 2 37 18.5 0 117 667 5.7 7
28 Doug Gerhart William & Mary Southern 104 570 5.5 6 3 14 4.7 0 107 584 5.5 6
29 Cleveland Cooper Navy Ind 192 1046 5.4 4 192 1046 5.4 4
30 Larry Cates Western Michigan MAC 122 660 5.4 7 2 32 16.0 0 124 692 5.6 7
31 Rudy Green Yale Ivy 98 531 5.4 6 5 40 8.0 1 103 571 5.5 7
32 Ike Spencer Utah WAC 86 463 5.4 5 8 97 12.1 1 94 560 6.0 6
33 Dornell Harris Memphis MVC 132 698 5.3 5 3 23 7.7 1 135 721 5.3 6
34 Willard Harrell Pacific PCAA 132 697 5.3 7 1 7 7.0 0 133 704 5.3 7
35 Willie Burden North Carolina State ACC 114 605 5.3 6 18 267 14.8 1 132 872 6.6 7
36 Morris LaGrand Tampa Ind 87 465 5.3 4 2 14 7.0 0 89 479 5.4 4
37 Butch Sawyer Utah State Ind 86 459 5.3 4 12 140 11.7 1 98 599 6.1 5
38 Billy Pritchett West Texas A&M MVC 83 436 5.3 83 436 5.3 0
39 Ellis Rowe Dartmouth Ivy 74 394 5.3 1 4 25 6.3 0 78 419 5.4 1
40 Gary Diminick Notre Dame Ind 71 377 5.3 2 14 143 10.2 1 85 520 6.1 3
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
41 Kerry Marbury West Virginia Ind 150 775 5.2 16 16 127 7.9 1 166 902 5.4 17
42 Charlie Young North Carolina State ACC 118 611 5.2 7 1 9 9.0 0 119 620 5.2 7
43 Ernie DuBose Tampa Ind 112 579 5.2 5 9 116 12.9 1 121 695 5.7 6
44 Don Gilley Wichita State MVC 85 446 5.2 4 6 41 6.8 0 91 487 5.4 4
45 Jimmy Lisle West Texas A&M MVC 78 405 5.2 78 405 5.2 0
46 Damond Mays Michigan State Big Ten 76 397 5.2 1 3 13 4.3 0 79 410 5.2 1
47 Mike Esposito Boston College Ind 182 930 5.1 7 16 165 10.3 2 198 1095 5.5 9
48 Mike Luttrell Texas Christian SWC 178 906 5.1 9 4 21 5.3 1 182 927 5.1 10
49 Wayne Morris Southern Methodist SWC 175 884 5.1 3 11 48 4.4 1 186 932 5.0 4
50 Dexter Bussey Texas-Arlington Ind 169 862 5.1 8 14 90 6.4 0 183 952 5.2 8
51 Adolph Bellizeare Pennsylvania Ivy 168 849 5.1 12 149 12.4 1 180 998 5.5 1
52 Brent Blackman* Oklahoma State Big 8 166 842 5.1 5 166 842 5.1 5
53 Mark Wheeler Harvard Ivy 93 472 5.1 3 7 37 5.3 0 100 509 5.1 3
54 Ray Bybee* Missouri Big 8 88 449 5.1 3 1 16 16.0 0 89 465 5.2 3
55 Howard Stevens Louisville MVC 259 1294 5.0 13 29 221 7.6 3 288 1515 5.3 16
56 Bob McCall Arizona WAC 228 1148 5.0 3 7 85 12.1 2 235 1233 5.2 5
57 Charles Shaw Wyoming WAC 158 797 5.0 3 1 10 10.0 0 159 807 5.1 3
58 Cole Fraley West Texas A&M MVC 160 794 5.0 160 794 5.0 0
59 Phil Polak Bowling Green State MAC 156 783 5.0 5 3 22 7.3 0 159 805 5.1 5
60 Tom Parr Colgate Ind 145 721 5.0 12 145 721 5.0 12
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
61 Marty Shuford Arizona WAC 140 703 5.0 7 4 31 7.8 0 144 734 5.1 7
62 Mark Van Eeghen Colgate Ind 130 656 5.0 2 12 184 15.3 1 142 840 5.9 3
63 Brad Davis* Louisiana State SEC 130 648 5.0 1 9 89 9.9 1 139 737 5.3 2
64 Randy Tyler UCLA Pac-8 97 484 5.0 4 97 484 5.0 4
65 Tom Smith Miami (FL) Ind 91 457 5.0 3 6 41 6.8 0 97 498 5.1 3
66 Reggie Cherry Houston Ind 86 430 5.0 2 2 7 3.5 0 88 437 5.0 2
67 Dickey Morton Arkansas SWC 242 1188 4.9 6 12 74 6.2 0 254 1262 5.0 6
68 John King Minnesota Big Ten 237 1164 4.9 11 5 27 5.4 1 242 1191 4.9 12
69 Hodges Mitchell Florida State Ind 192 944 4.9 3 9 68 7.6 0 201 1012 5.0 3
70 George Palmer* Oklahoma State Big 8 193 937 4.9 4 1 3 3.0 0 194 940 4.8 4
71 Haskel Stanback Tennessee SEC 183 890 4.9 13 11 57 5.2 0 194 947 4.9 13
72 Reggie Harrison Cincinnati Ind 173 844 4.9 6 7 38 5.4 0 180 882 4.9 6
73 James McAlister UCLA Pac-8 158 778 4.9 9 3 49 16.3 0 161 827 5.1 9
74 Rich Diller New Mexico WAC 132 651 4.9 5 1 36 36.0 0 133 687 5.2 5
75 Marty Januszkiewicz Syracuse Ind 126 618 4.9 5 5 59 11.8 0 131 677 5.2 5
76 Vince Kendrick Florida SEC 121 591 4.9 1 9 97 10.8 0 130 688 5.3 1
77 Al Barrett Texas-El Paso WAC 119 585 4.9 6 8 38 4.8 0 127 623 4.9 6
78 Kent Merritt Virginia ACC 118 575 4.9 1 4 28 7.0 0 122 603 4.9 1
79 Ed Farmer Villanova Ind 118 573 4.9 1 18 139 7.7 1 136 712 5.2 2
80 Andy Huff Notre Dame Ind 115 567 4.9 10 9 102 11.3 0 124 669 5.4 10
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
81 Doug Beaudoin Minnesota Big Ten 105 513 4.9 4 105 513 4.9 4
82 Terry Regan William & Mary Southern 94 462 4.9 3 2 21 10.5 0 96 483 5.0 3
83 James Mosley Texas Tech SWC 89 437 4.9 5 5 32 6.4 0 94 469 5.0 5
84 David Atkins Texas-El Paso WAC 71 350 4.9 3 11 78 7.1 0 82 428 5.2 3
85 John Cappelletti Penn State Ind 233 1117 4.8 12 16 138 8.6 1 249 1255 5.0 13
86 Roosevelt Leaks Texas SWC 230 1099 4.8 8 2 17 8.5 0 232 1116 4.8 8
87 Joe Wilson Holy Cross Ind 183 885 4.8 7 9 90 10.0 1 192 975 5.1 8
88 Todd Bushnell William & Mary Southern 163 784 4.8 1 7 73 10.4 0 170 857 5.0 1
89 Phil Bennett Boston College Ind 149 721 4.8 6 12 74 6.2 0 161 795 4.9 6
90 Ike Oglesby North Carolina ACC 148 707 4.8 3 148 707 4.8 3
91 Stan Fritts North Carolina State ACC 145 689 4.8 16 12 209 17.4 1 157 898 5.7 17
92 Ted DeMars Harvard Ivy 140 673 4.8 8 12 233 19.4 2 152 906 6.0 10
93 Chuck Heater Michigan Big Ten 140 669 4.8 4 3 31 10.3 0 143 700 4.9 4
94 Steve Bisceglia Alabama SEC 125 603 4.8 9 1 3 3.0 1 126 606 4.8 10
95 Alan Pittman Tampa Ind 107 514 4.8 2 5 62 12.4 1 112 576 5.1 3
96 Bill Rudder Tennessee SEC 88 420 4.8 2 6 30 5.0 1 94 450 4.8 3
97 Mike Strachan* Iowa State Big 8 268 1261 4.7 8 17 141 8.3 0 285 1402 4.9 8
98 Rufus Ferguson Wisconsin Big Ten 215 1004 4.7 7 4 38 9.5 0 219 1042 4.8 7
99 Daniel Malone Cornell Ivy 196 913 4.7 5 6 47 7.8 0 202 960 4.8 5
100 Paul Loughran Temple Ind 125 593 4.7 4 24 197 8.2 2 149 790 5.3 6
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
101 Larry Poole* Kent State MAC 126 588 4.7 5 5 59 11.8 0 131 647 4.9 5
102 David Brown Michigan State Big Ten 123 575 4.7 1 2 14 7.0 0 125 589 4.7 1
103 Doug Bynum Tulane Ind 108 507 4.7 0 1 10 10.0 0 109 517 4.7 0
104 Sammy Johnson North Carolina ACC 103 484 4.7 5 1 8 8.0 0 104 492 4.7 5
105 Mike Davison Florida State Ind 80 372 4.7 5 24 198 8.3 1 104 570 5.5 6
106 Bruce Simpson Army Ind 78 368 4.7 3 6 62 10.3 0 84 430 5.1 3
107 Jay Washington Clemson ACC 69 325 4.7 1 1 -6 -6.0 0 70 319 4.6 1
108 Charlie Davis Colorado Big 8 201 926 4.6 12 10 52 5.2 2 211 978 4.6 14
109 Steve Buchanan Holy Cross Ind 162 741 4.6 4 9 75 8.3 0 171 816 4.8 4
110 Bo Matthews Colorado Big 8 155 720 4.6 4 1 18 18.0 0 156 738 4.7 4
111 Mike Mangrum Pacific PCAA 144 657 4.6 4 2 11 5.5 0 146 668 4.6 4
112 Dave Harris Iowa Big Ten 136 621 4.6 4 13 160 12.3 0 149 781 5.2 4
113 Don Calhoun Kansas State Big 8 131 608 4.6 4 15 85 5.7 1 146 693 4.7 5
114 Dave Ingold Davidson Southern 101 462 4.6 2 13 84 6.5 0 114 546 4.8 2
115 Russ Brown Colgate Ind 98 450 4.6 1 10 76 7.6 1 108 526 4.9 2
116 Carl Summerell East Carolina Southern 92 425 4.6 2 92 425 4.6 2
117 Tom Wallace Colorado State WAC 91 418 4.6 1 16 143 8.9 1 107 561 5.2 2
118 Fred Leathers California Pac-8 88 404 4.6 3 29 429 14.8 3 117 833 7.1 6
119 Alvin Maxson Southern Methodist SWC 224 1005 4.5 12 8 68 8.5 1 232 1073 4.6 13
120 Ed Shuttlesworth Michigan Big Ten 157 713 4.5 11 1 14 14.0 0 158 727 4.6 11
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
121 Les Strayhorn East Carolina Southern 140 632 4.5 2 5 80 16.0 0 145 712 4.9 2
122 Bernard Rembert Idaho Ind 125 561 4.5 5 8 19 2.4 0 133 580 4.4 5
123 Mike Davenport Oregon State Pac-8 120 538 4.5 2 6 47 7.8 0 126 585 4.6 2
124 Otis Register New Mexico State MVC 116 525 4.5 3 13 150 11.5 0 129 675 5.2 3
125 Lewis Grubbs Mississippi State SEC 116 517 4.5 5 2 18 9.0 0 118 535 4.5 5
126 Chuck Foreman Miami (FL) Ind 107 484 4.5 3 37 557 15.1 3 144 1041 7.2 6
127 Mark Harmon UCLA Pac-8 98 444 4.5 7 98 444 4.5 7
128 J.J. Jennings Rutgers Ind 287 1262 4.4 9 6 35 5.8 0 293 1297 4.4 9
129 Steve Hamilton Washington State Pac-8 163 717 4.4 3 10 94 9.4 2 173 811 4.7 5
130 Leon Crosswhite Oklahoma Big 8 139 614 4.4 4 1 2 2.0 0 140 616 4.4 4
131 Doug McCutchen Texas Tech SWC 138 606 4.4 8 5 46 9.2 0 143 652 4.6 8
132 Brad Dusek Texas A&M SWC 124 549 4.4 3 4 32 8.0 0 128 581 4.5 3
133 Barty Smith Richmond Southern 118 514 4.4 1 12 83 6.9 0 130 597 4.6 1
134 Mark Niesen Michigan State Big Ten 105 467 4.4 4 105 467 4.4 4
135 Lonnie Perrin Illinois Big Ten 106 466 4.4 3 16 142 8.9 0 122 608 5.0 3
136 Bill Berry Air Force Ind 106 462 4.4 2 14 200 14.3 2 120 662 5.5 4
137 Mike Hogan Chattanooga Ind 100 437 4.4 1 6 59 9.8 0 106 496 4.7 1
138 Chris Linderman Auburn SEC 97 431 4.4 1 2 14 7.0 0 99 445 4.5 1
139 Bill Englert Pittsburgh Ind 81 354 4.4 0 20 213 10.7 2 101 567 5.6 2
140 Paul Orndorff Tampa Ind 79 350 4.4 4 16 152 9.5 0 95 502 5.3 4
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
141 Tim Cokley Appalachian State Southern 78 347 4.4 1 5 23 4.6 0 83 370 4.5 1
142 Rob Miller Western Michigan MAC 78 346 4.4 6 2 7 3.5 0 80 353 4.4 6
143 Steve Jones Duke ACC 287 1236 4.3 6 4 18 4.5 0 291 1254 4.3 6
144 Billy Meyers Richmond Southern 178 763 4.3 10 3 55 18.3 0 181 818 4.5 10
145 Wade Hughes Clemson ACC 177 761 4.3 4 4 23 5.8 1 181 784 4.3 5
146 Chris Dantin* Louisiana State SEC 174 748 4.3 2 13 143 11.0 0 187 891 4.8 2
147 Steve Brown Wyoming WAC 156 674 4.3 4 3 46 15.3 1 159 720 4.5 5
148 Rod McNeill* Southern California Pac-8 131 567 4.3 7 8 84 10.5 0 139 651 4.7 7
149 Dan Howard Navy Ind 131 557 4.3 6 2 14 7.0 1 133 571 4.3 7
150 George Georges Columbia Ivy 127 540 4.3 7 6 32 5.3 0 133 572 4.3 7
151 John Winesberry Stanford Pac-8 125 536 4.3 7 20 148 7.4 0 145 684 4.7 7
152 Hal Bissell Georgia SEC 121 516 4.3 1 4 115 28.8 1 125 631 5.0 2
153 Ken Garrett Wake Forest ACC 83 357 4.3 1 4 7 1.8 0 87 364 4.2 1
154 Bob Thornbladh Michigan Big Ten 81 347 4.3 2 4 33 8.3 0 85 380 4.5 2
155 Steve Burger Vanderbilt SEC 80 343 4.3 3 1 4 4.0 0 81 347 4.3 3
156 Henry Hynoski Temple Ind 77 331 4.3 2 2 19 9.5 0 79 350 4.4 2
157 Bob Hitchens Miami (OH) MAC 326 1370 4.2 15 2 11 5.5 0 328 1381 4.2 15
158 Paul Miles Bowling Green State MAC 243 1024 4.2 7 4 31 7.8 0 247 1055 4.3 7
159 Bob Hines Army Ind 202 844 4.2 5 13 105 8.1 0 215 949 4.4 5
160 Charles Ray Johnson North Texas MVC 164 685 4.2 5 13 118 9.1 1 177 803 4.5 6
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
161 Ed White Tulsa MVC 160 675 4.2 6 13 160 12.3 0 173 835 4.8 6
162 Frank Harsh Wake Forest ACC 157 663 4.2 0 4 15 3.8 0 161 678 4.2 0
163 Fred Solomon Tampa Ind 129 547 4.2 5 2 10 5.0 0 131 557 4.3 5
164 Ronnie Webb Texas Christian SWC 115 484 4.2 2 1 17 17.0 0 116 501 4.3 2
165 Chris Brockmeyer Miami (OH) MAC 110 466 4.2 3 110 466 4.2 3
166 Joe Wade Western Michigan MAC 105 440 4.2 2 5 45 9.0 0 110 485 4.4 2
167 Steve Kemnitzer California Pac-8 103 434 4.2 2 11 42 3.8 0 114 476 4.2 2
168 Greg Hare* Ohio State Big Ten 87 365 4.2 4 87 365 4.2 4
169 Bob Barber New Mexico WAC 82 344 4.2 3 82 344 4.2 3
170 Steve Stratton Brigham Young WAC 78 328 4.2 3 8 55 6.9 0 86 383 4.5 3
171 Doyle Orange Southern Mississippi Ind 221 905 4.1 9 14 162 11.6 0 235 1067 4.5 9
172 Champ Henson* Ohio State Big Ten 193 795 4.1 20 1 6 6.0 0 194 801 4.1 20
173 Isaac Jackson Kansas State Big 8 147 599 4.1 6 6 118 19.7 0 153 717 4.7 6
174 Roger Praetorius Syracuse Ind 144 593 4.1 4 12 88 7.3 0 156 681 4.4 4
175 Gary Dixon* Nebraska Big 8 139 575 4.1 9 1 0 0.0 0 140 575 4.1 9
176 Dick James Cincinnati Ind 121 495 4.1 0 20 177 8.9 4 141 672 4.8 4
177 Lionel Shaw Villanova Ind 113 468 4.1 2 1 -2 -2.0 0 114 466 4.1 2
178 Mark Johnson Duke ACC 114 462 4.1 4 1 9 9.0 0 115 471 4.1 4
179 Ron Shycko Rutgers Ind 106 432 4.1 4 5 38 7.6 0 111 470 4.2 4
180 Eddie Price Tulane Ind 99 401 4.1 0 7 20 2.9 0 106 421 4.0 0
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
181 Jeff Heinicka Davidson Southern 82 338 4.1 3 9 84 9.3 0 91 422 4.6 3
182 Tyrell Hennings Yale Ivy 75 311 4.1 6 2 13 6.5 0 77 324 4.2 6
183 Bob Harding Princeton Ivy 72 298 4.1 0 6 30 5.0 0 78 328 4.2 0
184 Howard Baetjer Princeton Ivy 72 292 4.1 2 6 62 10.3 0 78 354 4.5 2
185 Stan Key Northwestern Big Ten 71 290 4.1 0 2 16 8.0 0 73 306 4.2 0
186 George Keim Toledo MAC 69 281 4.1 5 5 31 6.2 0 74 312 4.2 5
187 Richard Russo Cornell Ivy 63 258 4.1 1 63 258 4.1 1
188 Ken Starling Indiana Big Ten 196 781 4.0 7 3 49 16.3 1 199 830 4.2 8
189 Jerry Hughes Utah State Ind 171 679 4.0 5 41 639 15.6 4 212 1318 6.2 9
190 Gary Lacy Baylor SWC 168 669 4.0 6 16 149 9.3 0 184 818 4.4 6
191 Larry Miller Fresno State PCAA 167 660 4.0 7 20 238 11.9 0 187 898 4.8 7
192 Mac Bowman Virginia Military Institute Southern 161 641 4.0 5 6 111 18.5 0 167 752 4.5 5
193 Ray Rhodes Tulsa MVC 162 640 4.0 3 18 199 11.1 2 180 839 4.7 5
194 Gary Ferguson Rice SWC 160 639 4.0 1 24 191 8.0 2 184 830 4.5 3
195 George Uremovich Illinois Big Ten 152 611 4.0 5 21 219 10.4 1 173 830 4.8 6
196 Greg Horne Georgia Tech Ind 139 558 4.0 4 2 12 6.0 0 141 570 4.0 4
197 Melvin Barkum Mississippi State SEC 132 522 4.0 6 132 522 4.0 6
198 Louis Carter Maryland ACC 119 474 4.0 5 14 85 6.1 1 133 559 4.2 6
199 Jerry Hall Idaho Ind 93 375 4.0 2 6 11 1.8 0 99 386 3.9 2
200 Larry Garcia Wyoming WAC 89 354 4.0 1 89 354 4.0 1
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
201 Tom Clements Notre Dame Ind 86 341 4.0 4 86 341 4.0 4
202 Skip Walker Texas A&M SWC 78 311 4.0 3 6 46 7.7 0 84 357 4.3 3
203 Ron Lee West Virginia Ind 76 304 4.0 3 9 74 8.2 0 85 378 4.4 3
204 Alton Gerard* Oklahoma State Big 8 71 283 4.0 7 1 2 2.0 0 72 285 4.0 7
205 Clois Burgess West Texas A&M MVC 68 275 4.0 68 275 4.0 0
206 Carlester Crumpler East Carolina Southern 340 1309 3.9 17 2 4 2.0 0 342 1313 3.8 17
207 Terry Henley Auburn SEC 216 843 3.9 10 2 33 16.5 1 218 876 4.0 11
208 Ken Grandberry Washington State Pac-8 214 833 3.9 11 28 273 9.8 1 242 1106 4.6 12
209 Alan Lowry Texas SWC 168 661 3.9 11 168 661 3.9 11
210 Greg Ainsworth Mississippi SEC 161 634 3.9 5 1 5 5.0 0 162 639 3.9 5
211 Greg Boykin Northwestern Big Ten 159 625 3.9 6 11 100 9.1 0 170 725 4.3 6
212 Sonny Collins Kentucky SEC 128 502 3.9 3 3 19 6.3 0 131 521 4.0 3
213 Tommy Reamon* Missouri Big 8 115 454 3.9 2 11 110 10.0 0 126 564 4.5 2
214 Brian Chiles West Virginia Ind 104 402 3.9 5 12 101 8.4 1 116 503 4.3 6
215 Dave Goeller* Nebraska Big 8 86 332 3.9 6 7 84 12.0 2 93 416 4.5 8
216 Jamie Franklin Maryland ACC 83 324 3.9 4 13 151 11.6 0 96 475 4.9 4
217 Harry Banks Michigan Big Ten 70 273 3.9 1 70 273 3.9 1
218 Jerome Nellums Kansas Big 8 179 684 3.8 3 14 130 9.3 0 193 814 4.2 3
219 Sid Sims Texas-Arlington Ind 137 525 3.8 1 6 41 6.8 0 143 566 4.0 1
220 George Amundson* Iowa State Big 8 134 508 3.8 9 134 508 3.8 9
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
221 Ken St. Pierre Indiana Big Ten 129 490 3.8 0 17 102 6.0 0 146 592 4.1 0
222 Billy Hite North Carolina ACC 118 451 3.8 3 1 12 12.0 0 119 463 3.9 3
223 Gary Knutson Kentucky SEC 117 450 3.8 6 3 15 5.0 0 120 465 3.9 6
224 Mike Mark Air Force Ind 97 373 3.8 5 7 45 6.4 0 104 418 4.0 5
225 Jack Spellman Purdue Big Ten 84 323 3.8 3 1 -7 -7.0 0 85 316 3.7 3
226 Joel Carlson Air Force Ind 176 650 3.7 8 13 146 11.2 1 189 796 4.2 9
227 John Webel Davidson Southern 156 581 3.7 3 15 113 7.5 1 171 694 4.1 4
228 Jimmy Poulos Georgia SEC 150 556 3.7 7 6 27 4.5 0 156 583 3.7 7
229 Stan Ostrowski Pittsburgh Ind 140 514 3.7 3 18 255 14.2 1 158 769 4.9 4
230 Dan Darby Memphis MVC 135 504 3.7 7 6 42 7.0 0 141 546 3.9 7
231 Ronnie Norman Virginia Military Institute Southern 131 481 3.7 2 21 205 9.8 2 152 686 4.5 4
232 Wayne Jones Mississippi State SEC 105 387 3.7 2 4 25 6.3 0 109 412 3.8 2
233 Glen Bonner Washington Pac-8 95 351 3.7 0 7 51 7.3 1 102 402 3.9 1
234 Randy Keith* Ohio State Big Ten 92 344 3.7 4 1 10 10.0 0 93 354 3.8 4
235 Mike Wells Illinois Big Ten 77 287 3.7 5 77 287 3.7 5
236 Arnold Morgado Michigan State Big Ten 71 262 3.7 2 2 28 14.0 0 73 290 4.0 2
237 Jimmy Howe East Carolina Southern 70 261 3.7 0 1 6 6.0 0 71 267 3.8 0
238 Terry Metcalf Long Beach State PCAA 213 759 3.6 16 19 194 10.2 0 232 953 4.1 16
239 Jay Lynn Hodgin South Carolina Ind 188 675 3.6 8 2 21 10.5 0 190 696 3.7 8
240 Denny Whitehead Dayton Ind 166 591 3.6 6 4 45 11.3 0 170 636 3.7 6
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
241 Len Cherry Brown Ivy 122 442 3.6 2 5 31 6.2 0 127 473 3.7 2
242 Bruce Boone New Mexico WAC 118 423 3.6 4 118 423 3.6 4
243 Art Seymore Maryland ACC 113 402 3.6 5 6 38 6.3 0 119 440 3.7 5
244 Ned Burks Marshall Ind 96 346 3.6 1 2 14 7.0 0 98 360 3.7 1
245 Bruce Watson Brown Ivy 95 343 3.6 2 4 43 10.8 0 99 386 3.9 2
246 Jim Trimble Northwestern Big Ten 93 339 3.6 2 5 8 1.6 0 98 347 3.5 2
247 Terence Wells Southern Mississippi Ind 73 261 3.6 2 16 90 5.6 0 89 351 3.9 2
248 Joe Schwartz Toledo MAC 223 776 3.5 12 7 42 6.0 0 230 818 3.6 12
249 Norris Weese Mississippi SEC 154 542 3.5 5 154 542 3.5 5
250 Frank Holmes Iowa Big Ten 141 500 3.5 4 141 500 3.5 4
251 Dennis Franklin Michigan Big Ten 142 497 3.5 5 142 497 3.5 5
252 Pete Taggares Washington Pac-8 127 450 3.5 8 27 335 12.4 3 154 785 5.1 11
253 Andy Johnson Georgia SEC 122 427 3.5 2 122 427 3.5 2
254 Lonnie Sadler Vanderbilt SEC 122 423 3.5 1 4 37 9.3 0 126 460 3.7 1
255 Steve Foley Tulane Ind 115 405 3.5 5 115 405 3.5 5
256 Jud Wagenseller Princeton Ivy 102 353 3.5 4 2 11 5.5 0 104 364 3.5 4
257 Horace Bradshaw Cornell Ivy 99 346 3.5 5 2 9 4.5 0 101 355 3.5 5
258 Paul Byrne Colgate Ind 73 252 3.5 2 3 34 11.3 0 76 286 3.8 2
259 James Barber Virginia Tech Ind 186 624 3.4 13 35 278 7.9 0 221 902 4.1 13
260 L.C. Lyons Ohio MAC 161 554 3.4 5 4 27 6.8 1 165 581 3.5 6
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
261 Joe Barnes Texas Tech SWC 148 510 3.4 4 148 510 3.4 4
262 Renard Harmon* Kent State MAC 124 421 3.4 5 2 22 11.0 0 126 443 3.5 5
263 Don Johnson* Missouri Big 8 120 406 3.4 3 1 5 5.0 1 121 411 3.4 4
264 Smiley Sanders Clemson ACC 117 398 3.4 2 6 28 4.7 0 123 426 3.5 2
265 Doug Kotar Kentucky SEC 105 361 3.4 3 2 -1 -0.5 0 107 360 3.4 3
266 Sam Cunningham* Southern California Pac-8 102 349 3.4 13 6 59 9.8 0 108 408 3.8 13
267 John Chiodi Xavier Ind 66 223 3.4 0 5 -1 -0.2 0 71 222 3.1 0
268 Reggie Leonard Colorado State WAC 144 481 3.3 3 10 26 2.6 0 154 507 3.3 3
269 Walt Wingard Dayton Ind 95 315 3.3 5 6 39 6.5 0 101 354 3.5 5
270 Frank Smith Boston College Ind 92 306 3.3 2 4 58 14.5 0 96 364 3.8 2
271 Dennis Haughn San Diego State PCAA 90 301 3.3 2 12 107 8.9 0 102 408 4.0 2
272 Darrell Jenkins San Jose State PCAA 80 264 3.3 1 8 37 4.6 0 88 301 3.4 1
273 Bob Morgan Minnesota Big Ten 188 595 3.2 4 188 595 3.2 4
274 Jon Richardson Arkansas SWC 97 313 3.2 7 14 105 7.5 0 111 418 3.8 7
275 Tim Thorn San Diego State PCAA 83 267 3.2 3 20 154 7.7 2 103 421 4.1 5
276 Billy Wilson Baylor SWC 83 264 3.2 2 4 19 4.8 0 87 283 3.3 2
277 Pete James Chattanooga Ind 83 263 3.2 3 3 16 5.3 0 86 279 3.2 3
278 Gary Marangi Boston College Ind 78 246 3.2 2 78 246 3.2 2
279 Harry Lynch Citadel Southern 170 529 3.1 8 170 529 3.1 8
280 Reggie Sanderson Stanford Pac-8 137 426 3.1 3 18 150 8.3 0 155 576 3.7 3
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
281 Jim Fenwick Wichita State MVC 125 387 3.1 0 13 99 7.6 0 138 486 3.5 0
282 Mike Autrey Idaho Ind 100 305 3.1 1 11 89 8.1 1 111 394 3.5 2
283 D.C. Nobles Houston Ind 93 289 3.1 7 93 289 3.1 7
284 Rich Haynie Air Force Ind 72 223 3.1 3 72 223 3.1 3
285 Steve Cockreham Wyoming WAC 171 521 3.0 10 1 8 8.0 0 172 529 3.1 10
286 Richard Bevly Ohio MAC 171 521 3.0 4 1 16 16.0 0 172 537 3.1 4
287 Dale Knott San Jose State PCAA 122 371 3.0 7 19 217 11.4 0 141 588 4.2 7
288 Pat Ragon Xavier Ind 117 348 3.0 5 16 111 6.9 0 133 459 3.5 5
289 Terry Gardner Marshall Ind 99 293 3.0 1 4 25 6.3 0 103 318 3.1 1
290 Billy Sadler Texas Christian SWC 95 281 3.0 2 10 182 18.2 1 105 463 4.4 3
291 Mike Rae* Southern California Pac-8 82 247 3.0 5 82 247 3.0 5
292 Ken Johnson Colorado Big 8 132 378 2.9 4 132 378 2.9 4
293 Romerio Perkins Princeton Ivy 81 237 2.9 1 5 21 4.2 0 86 258 3.0 1
294 Larry Lloyd San Jose State PCAA 72 212 2.9 2 6 62 10.3 1 78 274 3.5 3
295 Duane Holland Villanova Ind 69 200 2.9 0 11 91 8.3 0 80 291 3.6 0
296 John Coleman Rice SWC 135 379 2.8 3 9 60 6.7 0 144 439 3.0 3
297 Terry Davis Alabama SEC 102 281 2.8 9 102 281 2.8 9
298 Isaac Glass Fresno State PCAA 98 278 2.8 1 11 154 14.0 0 109 432 4.0 1
299 Eric Crone Harvard Ivy 69 195 2.8 3 1 18 18.0 0 70 213 3.0 3
300 Maurice Anderson Oregon Pac-8 96 259 2.7 3 23 211 9.2 1 119 470 3.9 4
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
301 Reggie Gray New Mexico State MVC 81 218 2.7 4 17 113 6.6 0 98 331 3.4 4
302 Bruce Keplinger Pacific PCAA 130 337 2.6 1 130 337 2.6 1
303 Don Burford Wichita State MVC 82 217 2.6 2 19 93 4.9 2 101 310 3.1 4
304 Gary Danielson Purdue Big Ten 108 274 2.5 3 108 274 2.5 3
305 Steve Bowling Tulsa MVC 99 248 2.5 1 5 75 15.0 0 104 323 3.1 1
306 Paul Jorgensen Western Michigan MAC 80 203 2.5 1 80 203 2.5 1
307 Pat Juliana Colorado State WAC 142 339 2.4 3 2 2 1.0 0 144 341 2.4 3
308 Dave Robertson Oklahoma Big 8 120 278 2.3 6 120 278 2.3 6
309 Terry Drennan Texas Christian SWC 78 176 2.3 3 78 176 2.3 3
310 Condredge Holloway Tennessee SEC 123 266 2.2 3 123 266 2.2 3
311 Tony Adams Utah State Ind 71 156 2.2 3 71 156 2.2 3
312 Al Harvey Memphis MVC 143 305 2.1 4 143 305 2.1 4
313 Mark Allen Cornell Ivy 107 226 2.1 7 107 226 2.1 7
314 Vic Morriss Texas-Arlington Ind 93 199 2.1 1 93 199 2.1 1
315 Ty Paine Washington State Pac-8 127 250 2.0 7 127 250 2.0 7
316 Ken Pengitore Clemson ACC 116 209 1.8 2 116 209 1.8 2
317 Daryl Hall* Kent State MAC 100 184 1.8 3 100 184 1.8 3
318 Nick Vidnovic North Carolina ACC 83 149 1.8 6 83 149 1.8 6
319 Mike Wartes West Texas A&M MVC 69 125 1.8 69 125 1.8 0
320 John Cherry* Missouri Big 8 146 233 1.6 1 146 233 1.6 1
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
321 John Hufnagel Penn State Ind 102 162 1.6 6 102 162 1.6 6
322 Steve Williams Miami (OH) MAC 76 120 1.6 0 76 120 1.6 0
323 Randy Walls Auburn SEC 123 189 1.5 4 1 15 15.0 0 124 204 1.6 4
324 Steve Loflin Appalachian State Southern 122 187 1.5 2 122 187 1.5 2
325 James McKay Kentucky SEC 101 94 0.9 3 101 94 0.9 3
326 Keith Bobo Southern Methodist SWC 94 83 0.9 3 94 83 0.9 3
327 Rick Shaw North Texas MVC 82 74 0.9 4 1 -2 -2.0 0 83 72 0.9 4
328 Joe Ferguson Arkansas SWC 73 68 0.9 2 73 68 0.9 2
329 Ed Carney Miami (FL) Ind 108 83 0.8 5 108 83 0.8 5
330 Don Dean Texas A&M SWC 75 59 0.8 0 75 59 0.8 0
331 Bruce Shaw North Carolina State ACC 76 55 0.7 4 76 55 0.7 4
332 Bert Jones* Louisiana State SEC 100 37 0.4 5 100 37 0.4 5
333 Bruce Arthur Toledo MAC 96 30 0.3 1 96 30 0.3 1
334 Buddy Palazzo Southern Mississippi Ind 105 25 0.2 0 105 25 0.2 0
335 Neal Jeffrey Baylor SWC 85 15 0.2 2 85 15 0.2 2
336 Randy Drake Long Beach State PCAA 83 13 0.2 4 2 1 0.5 0 85 14 0.2 4
337 Rudy Steiner Wisconsin Big Ten 75 -2 0.0 2 75 -2 0.0 2
338 Mickey Brokas Chattanooga Ind 112 -4 0.0 3 112 -4 0.0 3
339 Bob Woodruff Syracuse Ind 73 -24 -0.3 1 73 -24 -0.3 1
340 Dan Fouts Oregon Pac-8 86 -61 -0.7 1 86 -61 -0.7 1
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
341 Reggie Oliver Marshall Ind 63 -58 -0.9 0 63 -58 -0.9 0
342 Pete Beatrice Brown Ivy 65 -70 -1.1 1 65 -70 -1.1 1
343 Gary Keithley Texas-El Paso WAC 77 -148 -1.9 1 77 -148 -1.9 1
344 Ken Polke Dayton Ind 88 -168 -1.9 0 88 -168 -1.9 0
345 Dave Jaynes Kansas Big 8 70 -171 -2.4 1 70 -171 -2.4 1