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1972 Rushing Stats

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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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347 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 Tim Welch Oklahoma Big 8 70 369 5.3 1 70 369 5.3 1
42 Kerry Marbury West Virginia Ind 150 775 5.2 16 16 127 7.9 1 166 902 5.4 17
43 Charlie Young North Carolina State ACC 118 611 5.2 7 1 9 9.0 0 119 620 5.2 7
44 Ernie DuBose Tampa Ind 112 579 5.2 5 9 116 12.9 1 121 695 5.7 6
45 Don Gilley Wichita State MVC 85 446 5.2 4 6 41 6.8 0 91 487 5.4 4
46 Jimmy Lisle West Texas A&M MVC 78 405 5.2 78 405 5.2 0
47 Damond Mays Michigan State Big Ten 76 397 5.2 1 3 13 4.3 0 79 410 5.2 1
48 Mike Esposito Boston College Ind 182 930 5.1 7 16 165 10.3 2 198 1095 5.5 9
49 Mike Luttrell Texas Christian SWC 178 906 5.1 9 4 21 5.3 1 182 927 5.1 10
50 Wayne Morris Southern Methodist SWC 175 884 5.1 3 11 48 4.4 1 186 932 5.0 4
51 Dexter Bussey Texas-Arlington Ind 169 862 5.1 8 14 90 6.4 0 183 952 5.2 8
52 Adolph Bellizeare Pennsylvania Ivy 168 849 5.1 12 149 12.4 1 180 998 5.5 1
53 Brent Blackman* Oklahoma State Big 8 166 842 5.1 5 166 842 5.1 5
54 Mark Wheeler Harvard Ivy 93 472 5.1 3 7 37 5.3 0 100 509 5.1 3
55 Ray Bybee* Missouri Big 8 88 449 5.1 3 1 16 16.0 0 89 465 5.2 3
56 Howard Stevens Louisville MVC 259 1294 5.0 13 29 221 7.6 3 288 1515 5.3 16
57 Bob McCall Arizona WAC 228 1148 5.0 3 7 85 12.1 2 235 1233 5.2 5
58 Charles Shaw Wyoming WAC 158 797 5.0 3 1 10 10.0 0 159 807 5.1 3
59 Cole Fraley West Texas A&M MVC 160 794 5.0 160 794 5.0 0
60 Phil Polak Bowling Green State MAC 156 783 5.0 5 3 22 7.3 0 159 805 5.1 5
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
61 Tom Parr Colgate Ind 145 721 5.0 12 145 721 5.0 12
62 Marty Shuford Arizona WAC 140 703 5.0 7 4 31 7.8 0 144 734 5.1 7
63 Mark Van Eeghen Colgate Ind 130 656 5.0 2 12 184 15.3 1 142 840 5.9 3
64 Brad Davis* Louisiana State SEC 130 648 5.0 1 9 89 9.9 1 139 737 5.3 2
65 Randy Tyler UCLA Pac-8 97 484 5.0 4 97 484 5.0 4
66 Tom Smith Miami (FL) Ind 91 457 5.0 3 6 41 6.8 0 97 498 5.1 3
67 Reggie Cherry Houston Ind 86 430 5.0 2 2 7 3.5 0 88 437 5.0 2
68 Dickey Morton Arkansas SWC 242 1188 4.9 6 12 74 6.2 0 254 1262 5.0 6
69 John King Minnesota Big Ten 237 1164 4.9 11 5 27 5.4 1 242 1191 4.9 12
70 Hodges Mitchell Florida State Ind 192 944 4.9 3 9 68 7.6 0 201 1012 5.0 3
71 George Palmer* Oklahoma State Big 8 193 937 4.9 4 1 3 3.0 0 194 940 4.8 4
72 Haskel Stanback Tennessee SEC 183 890 4.9 13 11 57 5.2 0 194 947 4.9 13
73 Reggie Harrison Cincinnati Ind 173 844 4.9 6 7 38 5.4 0 180 882 4.9 6
74 James McAlister UCLA Pac-8 158 778 4.9 9 3 49 16.3 0 161 827 5.1 9
75 Rich Diller New Mexico WAC 132 651 4.9 5 1 36 36.0 0 133 687 5.2 5
76 Marty Januszkiewicz Syracuse Ind 126 618 4.9 5 5 59 11.8 0 131 677 5.2 5
77 Vince Kendrick Florida SEC 121 591 4.9 1 9 97 10.8 0 130 688 5.3 1
78 Al Barrett Texas-El Paso WAC 119 585 4.9 6 8 38 4.8 0 127 623 4.9 6
79 Kent Merritt Virginia ACC 118 575 4.9 1 4 28 7.0 0 122 603 4.9 1
80 Ed Farmer Villanova Ind 118 573 4.9 1 18 139 7.7 1 136 712 5.2 2
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
81 Andy Huff Notre Dame Ind 115 567 4.9 10 9 102 11.3 0 124 669 5.4 10
82 Doug Beaudoin Minnesota Big Ten 105 513 4.9 4 105 513 4.9 4
83 Terry Regan William & Mary Southern 94 462 4.9 3 2 21 10.5 0 96 483 5.0 3
84 James Mosley Texas Tech SWC 89 437 4.9 5 5 32 6.4 0 94 469 5.0 5
85 David Atkins Texas-El Paso WAC 71 350 4.9 3 11 78 7.1 0 82 428 5.2 3
86 John Cappelletti Penn State Ind 233 1117 4.8 12 16 138 8.6 1 249 1255 5.0 13
87 Roosevelt Leaks Texas SWC 230 1099 4.8 8 2 17 8.5 0 232 1116 4.8 8
88 Joe Wilson Holy Cross Ind 183 885 4.8 7 9 90 10.0 1 192 975 5.1 8
89 Todd Bushnell William & Mary Southern 163 784 4.8 1 7 73 10.4 0 170 857 5.0 1
90 Phil Bennett Boston College Ind 149 721 4.8 6 12 74 6.2 0 161 795 4.9 6
91 Ike Oglesby North Carolina ACC 148 707 4.8 3 148 707 4.8 3
92 Stan Fritts North Carolina State ACC 145 689 4.8 16 12 209 17.4 1 157 898 5.7 17
93 Ted DeMars Harvard Ivy 140 673 4.8 8 12 233 19.4 2 152 906 6.0 10
94 Chuck Heater* Michigan Big Ten 140 669 4.8 4 3 31 10.3 0 143 700 4.9 4
95 Steve Bisceglia Alabama SEC 125 603 4.8 9 1 3 3.0 1 126 606 4.8 10
96 Alan Pittman Tampa Ind 107 514 4.8 2 5 62 12.4 1 112 576 5.1 3
97 Bill Rudder Tennessee SEC 88 420 4.8 2 6 30 5.0 1 94 450 4.8 3
98 Mike Strachan* Iowa State Big 8 268 1261 4.7 8 17 141 8.3 0 285 1402 4.9 8
99 Rufus Ferguson Wisconsin Big Ten 215 1004 4.7 7 4 38 9.5 0 219 1042 4.8 7
100 Daniel Malone Cornell Ivy 196 913 4.7 5 6 47 7.8 0 202 960 4.8 5
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
101 Paul Loughran Temple Ind 125 593 4.7 4 24 197 8.2 2 149 790 5.3 6
102 Larry Poole* Kent State MAC 126 588 4.7 5 5 59 11.8 0 131 647 4.9 5
103 David Brown Michigan State Big Ten 123 575 4.7 1 2 14 7.0 0 125 589 4.7 1
104 Doug Bynum Tulane Ind 108 507 4.7 0 1 10 10.0 0 109 517 4.7 0
105 Sammy Johnson North Carolina ACC 103 484 4.7 5 1 8 8.0 0 104 492 4.7 5
106 Mike Davison Florida State Ind 80 372 4.7 5 24 198 8.3 1 104 570 5.5 6
107 Bruce Simpson Army Ind 78 368 4.7 3 6 62 10.3 0 84 430 5.1 3
108 Jay Washington Clemson ACC 69 325 4.7 1 1 -6 -6.0 0 70 319 4.6 1
109 Charlie Davis Colorado Big 8 201 926 4.6 12 10 52 5.2 2 211 978 4.6 14
110 Steve Buchanan Holy Cross Ind 162 741 4.6 4 9 75 8.3 0 171 816 4.8 4
111 Bo Matthews Colorado Big 8 155 720 4.6 4 1 18 18.0 0 156 738 4.7 4
112 Mike Mangrum Pacific PCAA 144 657 4.6 4 2 11 5.5 0 146 668 4.6 4
113 Dave Harris Iowa Big Ten 136 621 4.6 4 13 160 12.3 0 149 781 5.2 4
114 Don Calhoun Kansas State Big 8 131 608 4.6 4 15 85 5.7 1 146 693 4.7 5
115 Dave Ingold Davidson Southern 101 462 4.6 2 13 84 6.5 0 114 546 4.8 2
116 Russ Brown Colgate Ind 98 450 4.6 1 10 76 7.6 1 108 526 4.9 2
117 Carl Summerell East Carolina Southern 92 425 4.6 2 92 425 4.6 2
118 Tom Wallace Colorado State WAC 91 418 4.6 1 16 143 8.9 1 107 561 5.2 2
119 Fred Leathers California Pac-8 88 404 4.6 3 29 429 14.8 3 117 833 7.1 6
120 Ellis Beck Alabama SEC 73 339 4.6 3 73 339 4.6 3
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
121 Alvin Maxson Southern Methodist SWC 224 1005 4.5 12 8 68 8.5 1 232 1073 4.6 13
122 Ed Shuttlesworth* Michigan Big Ten 157 713 4.5 11 1 14 14.0 0 158 727 4.6 11
123 Les Strayhorn East Carolina Southern 140 632 4.5 2 5 80 16.0 0 145 712 4.9 2
124 Bernard Rembert Idaho Ind 125 561 4.5 5 8 19 2.4 0 133 580 4.4 5
125 Mike Davenport Oregon State Pac-8 120 538 4.5 2 6 47 7.8 0 126 585 4.6 2
126 Otis Register New Mexico State MVC 116 525 4.5 3 13 150 11.5 0 129 675 5.2 3
127 Lewis Grubbs Mississippi State SEC 116 517 4.5 5 2 18 9.0 0 118 535 4.5 5
128 Chuck Foreman Miami (FL) Ind 107 484 4.5 3 37 557 15.1 3 144 1041 7.2 6
129 Mark Harmon UCLA Pac-8 98 444 4.5 7 98 444 4.5 7
130 J.J. Jennings Rutgers Ind 287 1262 4.4 9 6 35 5.8 0 293 1297 4.4 9
131 Steve Hamilton Washington State Pac-8 163 717 4.4 3 10 94 9.4 2 173 811 4.7 5
132 Leon Crosswhite Oklahoma Big 8 139 614 4.4 4 1 2 2.0 0 140 616 4.4 4
133 Doug McCutchen Texas Tech SWC 138 606 4.4 8 5 46 9.2 0 143 652 4.6 8
134 Brad Dusek Texas A&M SWC 124 549 4.4 3 4 32 8.0 0 128 581 4.5 3
135 Barty Smith Richmond Southern 118 514 4.4 1 12 83 6.9 0 130 597 4.6 1
136 Mark Niesen Michigan State Big Ten 105 467 4.4 4 105 467 4.4 4
137 Lonnie Perrin Illinois Big Ten 106 466 4.4 3 16 142 8.9 0 122 608 5.0 3
138 Bill Berry Air Force Ind 106 462 4.4 2 14 200 14.3 2 120 662 5.5 4
139 Mike Hogan Chattanooga Ind 100 437 4.4 1 6 59 9.8 0 106 496 4.7 1
140 Chris Linderman Auburn SEC 97 431 4.4 1 2 14 7.0 0 99 445 4.5 1
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
141 Bill Englert Pittsburgh Ind 81 354 4.4 0 20 213 10.7 2 101 567 5.6 2
142 Paul Orndorff Tampa Ind 79 350 4.4 4 16 152 9.5 0 95 502 5.3 4
143 Tim Cokley Appalachian State Southern 78 347 4.4 1 5 23 4.6 0 83 370 4.5 1
144 Rob Miller Western Michigan MAC 78 346 4.4 6 2 7 3.5 0 80 353 4.4 6
145 Steve Jones Duke ACC 287 1236 4.3 6 4 18 4.5 0 291 1254 4.3 6
146 Billy Meyers Richmond Southern 178 763 4.3 10 3 55 18.3 0 181 818 4.5 10
147 Wade Hughes Clemson ACC 177 761 4.3 4 4 23 5.8 1 181 784 4.3 5
148 Chris Dantin* Louisiana State SEC 174 748 4.3 2 13 143 11.0 0 187 891 4.8 2
149 Steve Brown Wyoming WAC 156 674 4.3 4 3 46 15.3 1 159 720 4.5 5
150 Rod McNeill* Southern California Pac-8 131 567 4.3 7 8 84 10.5 0 139 651 4.7 7
151 Dan Howard Navy Ind 131 557 4.3 6 2 14 7.0 1 133 571 4.3 7
152 George Georges Columbia Ivy 127 540 4.3 7 6 32 5.3 0 133 572 4.3 7
153 John Winesberry Stanford Pac-8 125 536 4.3 7 20 148 7.4 0 145 684 4.7 7
154 Hal Bissell Georgia SEC 121 516 4.3 1 4 115 28.8 1 125 631 5.0 2
155 Ken Garrett Wake Forest ACC 83 357 4.3 1 4 7 1.8 0 87 364 4.2 1
156 Bob Thornbladh* Michigan Big Ten 81 347 4.3 2 4 33 8.3 0 85 380 4.5 2
157 Steve Burger Vanderbilt SEC 80 343 4.3 3 1 4 4.0 0 81 347 4.3 3
158 Henry Hynoski Temple Ind 77 331 4.3 2 2 19 9.5 0 79 350 4.4 2
159 Bob Hitchens Miami (OH) MAC 326 1370 4.2 15 2 11 5.5 0 328 1381 4.2 15
160 Paul Miles Bowling Green State MAC 243 1024 4.2 7 4 31 7.8 0 247 1055 4.3 7
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
161 Bob Hines Army Ind 202 844 4.2 5 13 105 8.1 0 215 949 4.4 5
162 Charles Ray Johnson North Texas MVC 164 685 4.2 5 13 118 9.1 1 177 803 4.5 6
163 Ed White Tulsa MVC 160 675 4.2 6 13 160 12.3 0 173 835 4.8 6
164 Frank Harsh Wake Forest ACC 157 663 4.2 0 4 15 3.8 0 161 678 4.2 0
165 Fred Solomon Tampa Ind 129 547 4.2 5 2 10 5.0 0 131 557 4.3 5
166 Ronnie Webb Texas Christian SWC 115 484 4.2 2 1 17 17.0 0 116 501 4.3 2
167 Chris Brockmeyer Miami (OH) MAC 110 466 4.2 3 110 466 4.2 3
168 Joe Wade Western Michigan MAC 105 440 4.2 2 5 45 9.0 0 110 485 4.4 2
169 Steve Kemnitzer California Pac-8 103 434 4.2 2 11 42 3.8 0 114 476 4.2 2
170 Greg Hare* Ohio State Big Ten 87 365 4.2 4 87 365 4.2 4
171 Bob Barber New Mexico WAC 82 344 4.2 3 82 344 4.2 3
172 Steve Stratton Brigham Young WAC 78 328 4.2 3 8 55 6.9 0 86 383 4.5 3
173 Doyle Orange Southern Mississippi Ind 221 905 4.1 9 14 162 11.6 0 235 1067 4.5 9
174 Champ Henson* Ohio State Big Ten 193 795 4.1 20 1 6 6.0 0 194 801 4.1 20
175 Isaac Jackson Kansas State Big 8 147 599 4.1 6 6 118 19.7 0 153 717 4.7 6
176 Roger Praetorius Syracuse Ind 144 593 4.1 4 12 88 7.3 0 156 681 4.4 4
177 Gary Dixon* Nebraska Big 8 139 575 4.1 9 1 0 0.0 0 140 575 4.1 9
178 Dick James Cincinnati Ind 121 495 4.1 0 20 177 8.9 4 141 672 4.8 4
179 Lionel Shaw Villanova Ind 113 468 4.1 2 1 -2 -2.0 0 114 466 4.1 2
180 Mark Johnson Duke ACC 114 462 4.1 4 1 9 9.0 0 115 471 4.1 4
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
181 Ron Shycko Rutgers Ind 106 432 4.1 4 5 38 7.6 0 111 470 4.2 4
182 Eddie Price Tulane Ind 99 401 4.1 0 7 20 2.9 0 106 421 4.0 0
183 Jeff Heinicka Davidson Southern 82 338 4.1 3 9 84 9.3 0 91 422 4.6 3
184 Tyrell Hennings Yale Ivy 75 311 4.1 6 2 13 6.5 0 77 324 4.2 6
185 Bob Harding Princeton Ivy 72 298 4.1 0 6 30 5.0 0 78 328 4.2 0
186 Howard Baetjer Princeton Ivy 72 292 4.1 2 6 62 10.3 0 78 354 4.5 2
187 Stan Key Northwestern Big Ten 71 290 4.1 0 2 16 8.0 0 73 306 4.2 0
188 George Keim Toledo MAC 69 281 4.1 5 5 31 6.2 0 74 312 4.2 5
189 Richard Russo Cornell Ivy 63 258 4.1 1 63 258 4.1 1
190 Ken Starling Indiana Big Ten 196 781 4.0 7 3 49 16.3 1 199 830 4.2 8
191 Jerry Hughes Utah State Ind 171 679 4.0 5 41 639 15.6 4 212 1318 6.2 9
192 Gary Lacy Baylor SWC 168 669 4.0 6 16 149 9.3 0 184 818 4.4 6
193 Larry Miller Fresno State PCAA 167 660 4.0 7 20 238 11.9 0 187 898 4.8 7
194 Mac Bowman Virginia Military Institute Southern 161 641 4.0 5 6 111 18.5 0 167 752 4.5 5
195 Ray Rhodes Tulsa MVC 162 640 4.0 3 18 199 11.1 2 180 839 4.7 5
196 Gary Ferguson Rice SWC 160 639 4.0 1 24 191 8.0 2 184 830 4.5 3
197 George Uremovich Illinois Big Ten 152 611 4.0 5 21 219 10.4 1 173 830 4.8 6
198 Greg Horne Georgia Tech Ind 139 558 4.0 4 2 12 6.0 0 141 570 4.0 4
199 Melvin Barkum Mississippi State SEC 132 522 4.0 6 132 522 4.0 6
200 Louis Carter Maryland ACC 119 474 4.0 5 14 85 6.1 1 133 559 4.2 6
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
201 Jerry Hall Idaho Ind 93 375 4.0 2 6 11 1.8 0 99 386 3.9 2
202 Larry Garcia Wyoming WAC 89 354 4.0 1 89 354 4.0 1
203 Tom Clements Notre Dame Ind 86 341 4.0 4 86 341 4.0 4
204 Skip Walker Texas A&M SWC 78 311 4.0 3 6 46 7.7 0 84 357 4.3 3
205 Ron Lee West Virginia Ind 76 304 4.0 3 9 74 8.2 0 85 378 4.4 3
206 Alton Gerard* Oklahoma State Big 8 71 283 4.0 7 1 2 2.0 0 72 285 4.0 7
207 Clois Burgess West Texas A&M MVC 68 275 4.0 68 275 4.0 0
208 Carlester Crumpler East Carolina Southern 340 1309 3.9 17 2 4 2.0 0 342 1313 3.8 17
209 Terry Henley Auburn SEC 216 843 3.9 10 2 33 16.5 1 218 876 4.0 11
210 Ken Grandberry Washington State Pac-8 214 833 3.9 11 28 273 9.8 1 242 1106 4.6 12
211 Alan Lowry Texas SWC 168 661 3.9 11 168 661 3.9 11
212 Greg Ainsworth Mississippi SEC 161 634 3.9 5 1 5 5.0 0 162 639 3.9 5
213 Greg Boykin Northwestern Big Ten 159 625 3.9 6 11 100 9.1 0 170 725 4.3 6
214 Sonny Collins Kentucky SEC 128 502 3.9 3 3 19 6.3 0 131 521 4.0 3
215 Tommy Reamon* Missouri Big 8 115 454 3.9 2 11 110 10.0 0 126 564 4.5 2
216 Brian Chiles West Virginia Ind 104 402 3.9 5 12 101 8.4 1 116 503 4.3 6
217 Dave Goeller* Nebraska Big 8 86 332 3.9 6 7 84 12.0 2 93 416 4.5 8
218 Jamie Franklin Maryland ACC 83 324 3.9 4 13 151 11.6 0 96 475 4.9 4
219 Harry Banks* Michigan Big Ten 70 273 3.9 1 70 273 3.9 1
220 Jerome Nellums Kansas Big 8 179 684 3.8 3 14 130 9.3 0 193 814 4.2 3
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
221 Sid Sims Texas-Arlington Ind 137 525 3.8 1 6 41 6.8 0 143 566 4.0 1
222 George Amundson* Iowa State Big 8 134 508 3.8 9 134 508 3.8 9
223 Ken St. Pierre Indiana Big Ten 129 490 3.8 0 17 102 6.0 0 146 592 4.1 0
224 Billy Hite North Carolina ACC 118 451 3.8 3 1 12 12.0 0 119 463 3.9 3
225 Gary Knutson Kentucky SEC 117 450 3.8 6 3 15 5.0 0 120 465 3.9 6
226 Mike Mark Air Force Ind 97 373 3.8 5 7 45 6.4 0 104 418 4.0 5
227 Jack Spellman Purdue Big Ten 84 323 3.8 3 1 -7 -7.0 0 85 316 3.7 3
228 Joel Carlson Air Force Ind 176 650 3.7 8 13 146 11.2 1 189 796 4.2 9
229 John Webel Davidson Southern 156 581 3.7 3 15 113 7.5 1 171 694 4.1 4
230 Jimmy Poulos Georgia SEC 150 556 3.7 7 6 27 4.5 0 156 583 3.7 7
231 Stan Ostrowski Pittsburgh Ind 140 514 3.7 3 18 255 14.2 1 158 769 4.9 4
232 Dan Darby Memphis MVC 135 504 3.7 7 6 42 7.0 0 141 546 3.9 7
233 Ronnie Norman Virginia Military Institute Southern 131 481 3.7 2 21 205 9.8 2 152 686 4.5 4
234 Wayne Jones Mississippi State SEC 105 387 3.7 2 4 25 6.3 0 109 412 3.8 2
235 Glen Bonner Washington Pac-8 95 351 3.7 0 7 51 7.3 1 102 402 3.9 1
236 Randy Keith* Ohio State Big Ten 92 344 3.7 4 1 10 10.0 0 93 354 3.8 4
237 Mike Wells Illinois Big Ten 77 287 3.7 5 77 287 3.7 5
238 Arnold Morgado Michigan State Big Ten 71 262 3.7 2 2 28 14.0 0 73 290 4.0 2
239 Jimmy Howe East Carolina Southern 70 261 3.7 0 1 6 6.0 0 71 267 3.8 0
240 Terry Metcalf Long Beach State PCAA 213 759 3.6 16 19 194 10.2 0 232 953 4.1 16
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
241 Jay Lynn Hodgin South Carolina Ind 188 675 3.6 8 2 21 10.5 0 190 696 3.7 8
242 Denny Whitehead Dayton Ind 166 591 3.6 6 4 45 11.3 0 170 636 3.7 6
243 Len Cherry Brown Ivy 122 442 3.6 2 5 31 6.2 0 127 473 3.7 2
244 Bruce Boone New Mexico WAC 118 423 3.6 4 118 423 3.6 4
245 Art Seymore Maryland ACC 113 402 3.6 5 6 38 6.3 0 119 440 3.7 5
246 Ned Burks Marshall Ind 96 346 3.6 1 2 14 7.0 0 98 360 3.7 1
247 Bruce Watson Brown Ivy 95 343 3.6 2 4 43 10.8 0 99 386 3.9 2
248 Jim Trimble Northwestern Big Ten 93 339 3.6 2 5 8 1.6 0 98 347 3.5 2
249 Terence Wells Southern Mississippi Ind 73 261 3.6 2 16 90 5.6 0 89 351 3.9 2
250 Joe Schwartz Toledo MAC 223 776 3.5 12 7 42 6.0 0 230 818 3.6 12
251 Norris Weese Mississippi SEC 154 542 3.5 5 154 542 3.5 5
252 Frank Holmes Iowa Big Ten 141 500 3.5 4 141 500 3.5 4
253 Dennis Franklin* Michigan Big Ten 142 497 3.5 5 142 497 3.5 5
254 Pete Taggares Washington Pac-8 127 450 3.5 8 27 335 12.4 3 154 785 5.1 11
255 Andy Johnson Georgia SEC 122 427 3.5 2 122 427 3.5 2
256 Lonnie Sadler Vanderbilt SEC 122 423 3.5 1 4 37 9.3 0 126 460 3.7 1
257 Steve Foley Tulane Ind 115 405 3.5 5 115 405 3.5 5
258 Jud Wagenseller Princeton Ivy 102 353 3.5 4 2 11 5.5 0 104 364 3.5 4
259 Horace Bradshaw Cornell Ivy 99 346 3.5 5 2 9 4.5 0 101 355 3.5 5
260 Paul Byrne Colgate Ind 73 252 3.5 2 3 34 11.3 0 76 286 3.8 2
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
261 James Barber Virginia Tech Ind 186 624 3.4 13 35 278 7.9 0 221 902 4.1 13
262 L.C. Lyons Ohio MAC 161 554 3.4 5 4 27 6.8 1 165 581 3.5 6
263 Joe Barnes Texas Tech SWC 148 510 3.4 4 148 510 3.4 4
264 Renard Harmon* Kent State MAC 124 421 3.4 5 2 22 11.0 0 126 443 3.5 5
265 Don Johnson* Missouri Big 8 120 406 3.4 3 1 5 5.0 1 121 411 3.4 4
266 Smiley Sanders Clemson ACC 117 398 3.4 2 6 28 4.7 0 123 426 3.5 2
267 Doug Kotar Kentucky SEC 105 361 3.4 3 2 -1 -0.5 0 107 360 3.4 3
268 Sam Cunningham* Southern California Pac-8 102 349 3.4 13 6 59 9.8 0 108 408 3.8 13
269 John Chiodi Xavier Ind 66 223 3.4 0 5 -1 -0.2 0 71 222 3.1 0
270 Reggie Leonard Colorado State WAC 144 481 3.3 3 10 26 2.6 0 154 507 3.3 3
271 Walt Wingard Dayton Ind 95 315 3.3 5 6 39 6.5 0 101 354 3.5 5
272 Frank Smith Boston College Ind 92 306 3.3 2 4 58 14.5 0 96 364 3.8 2
273 Dennis Haughn San Diego State PCAA 90 301 3.3 2 12 107 8.9 0 102 408 4.0 2
274 Darrell Jenkins San Jose State PCAA 80 264 3.3 1 8 37 4.6 0 88 301 3.4 1
275 Bob Morgan Minnesota Big Ten 188 595 3.2 4 188 595 3.2 4
276 Jon Richardson Arkansas SWC 97 313 3.2 7 14 105 7.5 0 111 418 3.8 7
277 Tim Thorn San Diego State PCAA 83 267 3.2 3 20 154 7.7 2 103 421 4.1 5
278 Billy Wilson Baylor SWC 83 264 3.2 2 4 19 4.8 0 87 283 3.3 2
279 Pete James Chattanooga Ind 83 263 3.2 3 3 16 5.3 0 86 279 3.2 3
280 Gary Marangi Boston College Ind 78 246 3.2 2 78 246 3.2 2
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
281 Harry Lynch Citadel Southern 170 529 3.1 8 170 529 3.1 8
282 Reggie Sanderson Stanford Pac-8 137 426 3.1 3 18 150 8.3 0 155 576 3.7 3
283 Jim Fenwick Wichita State MVC 125 387 3.1 0 13 99 7.6 0 138 486 3.5 0
284 Mike Autrey Idaho Ind 100 305 3.1 1 11 89 8.1 1 111 394 3.5 2
285 D.C. Nobles Houston Ind 93 289 3.1 7 93 289 3.1 7
286 Rich Haynie Air Force Ind 72 223 3.1 3 72 223 3.1 3
287 Richard Bevly Ohio MAC 171 521 3.0 4 1 16 16.0 0 172 537 3.1 4
288 Steve Cockreham Wyoming WAC 171 521 3.0 10 1 8 8.0 0 172 529 3.1 10
289 Dale Knott San Jose State PCAA 122 371 3.0 7 19 217 11.4 0 141 588 4.2 7
290 Pat Ragon Xavier Ind 117 348 3.0 5 16 111 6.9 0 133 459 3.5 5
291 Terry Gardner Marshall Ind 99 293 3.0 1 4 25 6.3 0 103 318 3.1 1
292 Billy Sadler Texas Christian SWC 95 281 3.0 2 10 182 18.2 1 105 463 4.4 3
293 Mike Rae* Southern California Pac-8 82 247 3.0 5 82 247 3.0 5
294 Ken Johnson Colorado Big 8 132 378 2.9 4 132 378 2.9 4
295 Romerio Perkins Princeton Ivy 81 237 2.9 1 5 21 4.2 0 86 258 3.0 1
296 Larry Lloyd San Jose State PCAA 72 212 2.9 2 6 62 10.3 1 78 274 3.5 3
297 Duane Holland Villanova Ind 69 200 2.9 0 11 91 8.3 0 80 291 3.6 0
298 John Coleman Rice SWC 135 379 2.8 3 9 60 6.7 0 144 439 3.0 3
299 Terry Davis Alabama SEC 102 281 2.8 9 102 281 2.8 9
300 Isaac Glass Fresno State PCAA 98 278 2.8 1 11 154 14.0 0 109 432 4.0 1
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
301 Eric Crone Harvard Ivy 69 195 2.8 3 1 18 18.0 0 70 213 3.0 3
302 Maurice Anderson Oregon Pac-8 96 259 2.7 3 23 211 9.2 1 119 470 3.9 4
303 Reggie Gray New Mexico State MVC 81 218 2.7 4 17 113 6.6 0 98 331 3.4 4
304 Bruce Keplinger Pacific PCAA 130 337 2.6 1 130 337 2.6 1
305 Don Burford Wichita State MVC 82 217 2.6 2 19 93 4.9 2 101 310 3.1 4
306 Gary Danielson Purdue Big Ten 108 274 2.5 3 108 274 2.5 3
307 Steve Bowling Tulsa MVC 99 248 2.5 1 5 75 15.0 0 104 323 3.1 1
308 Paul Jorgensen Western Michigan MAC 80 203 2.5 1 80 203 2.5 1
309 Pat Juliana Colorado State WAC 142 339 2.4 3 2 2 1.0 0 144 341 2.4 3
310 Dave Robertson Oklahoma Big 8 120 278 2.3 6 120 278 2.3 6
311 Terry Drennan Texas Christian SWC 78 176 2.3 3 78 176 2.3 3
312 Condredge Holloway Tennessee SEC 123 266 2.2 3 123 266 2.2 3
313 Tony Adams Utah State Ind 71 156 2.2 3 71 156 2.2 3
314 Al Harvey Memphis MVC 143 305 2.1 4 143 305 2.1 4
315 Mark Allen Cornell Ivy 107 226 2.1 7 107 226 2.1 7
316 Vic Morriss Texas-Arlington Ind 93 199 2.1 1 93 199 2.1 1
317 Ty Paine Washington State Pac-8 127 250 2.0 7 127 250 2.0 7
318 Ken Pengitore Clemson ACC 116 209 1.8 2 116 209 1.8 2
319 Daryl Hall* Kent State MAC 100 184 1.8 3 100 184 1.8 3
320 Nick Vidnovic North Carolina ACC 83 149 1.8 6 83 149 1.8 6
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
321 Mike Wartes West Texas A&M MVC 69 125 1.8 69 125 1.8 0
322 John Cherry* Missouri Big 8 146 233 1.6 1 146 233 1.6 1
323 John Hufnagel Penn State Ind 102 162 1.6 6 102 162 1.6 6
324 Steve Williams Miami (OH) MAC 76 120 1.6 0 76 120 1.6 0
325 Randy Walls Auburn SEC 123 189 1.5 4 1 15 15.0 0 124 204 1.6 4
326 Steve Loflin Appalachian State Southern 122 187 1.5 2 122 187 1.5 2
327 James McKay Kentucky SEC 101 94 0.9 3 101 94 0.9 3
328 Keith Bobo Southern Methodist SWC 94 83 0.9 3 94 83 0.9 3
329 Rick Shaw North Texas MVC 82 74 0.9 4 1 -2 -2.0 0 83 72 0.9 4
330 Joe Ferguson Arkansas SWC 73 68 0.9 2 73 68 0.9 2
331 Ed Carney Miami (FL) Ind 108 83 0.8 5 108 83 0.8 5
332 Don Dean Texas A&M SWC 75 59 0.8 0 75 59 0.8 0
333 Bruce Shaw North Carolina State ACC 76 55 0.7 4 76 55 0.7 4
334 Bert Jones* Louisiana State SEC 100 37 0.4 5 100 37 0.4 5
335 Bruce Arthur Toledo MAC 96 30 0.3 1 96 30 0.3 1
336 Buddy Palazzo Southern Mississippi Ind 105 25 0.2 0 105 25 0.2 0
337 Neal Jeffrey Baylor SWC 85 15 0.2 2 85 15 0.2 2
338 Randy Drake Long Beach State PCAA 83 13 0.2 4 2 1 0.5 0 85 14 0.2 4
339 Rudy Steiner Wisconsin Big Ten 75 -2 0.0 2 75 -2 0.0 2
340 Mickey Brokas Chattanooga Ind 112 -4 0.0 3 112 -4 0.0 3
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
341 Bob Woodruff Syracuse Ind 73 -24 -0.3 1 73 -24 -0.3 1
342 Dan Fouts Oregon Pac-8 86 -61 -0.7 1 86 -61 -0.7 1
343 Reggie Oliver Marshall Ind 63 -58 -0.9 0 63 -58 -0.9 0
344 Pete Beatrice Brown Ivy 65 -70 -1.1 1 65 -70 -1.1 1
345 Gary Keithley Texas-El Paso WAC 77 -148 -1.9 1 77 -148 -1.9 1
346 Ken Polke Dayton Ind 88 -168 -1.9 0 88 -168 -1.9 0
347 Dave Jaynes Kansas Big 8 70 -171 -2.4 1 70 -171 -2.4 1