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1973 Leaders

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National Champions: Notre Dame (AP, FWAA, NFF), Alabama (UPI)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: John Cappelletti (Penn State)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Johnny Majors (Pittsburgh)

AP Preseason #1: Southern California ▪ AP Final #1: Notre Dame

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Pass Completions

1. Jesse Freitas (SDGST) 227
2. Dave Jaynes* (KS) 196
3. Gary Sheide (BYU) 177
4. David Harper (DAVID) 175
5. Bill Hatty (NOVA) 172
6. Gene Swick (TOL) 165
  Craig Kimball (SJST) 165
8. Jan Stuebbe (COST) 146
  Danny White (AZST) 146
10. Mike Boryla (STAN) 140
11. Pat Haden* (SCA) 137
12. Pete Vaas (HC) 135
13. Greg Kokal (KENT) 133
14. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 132
  Joe McCulley (TLS) 132
16. Alvin White (ORST) 130
17. Fred Fisher (VAND) 128
18. Mickey Brokas (CHAT) 124
19. Don Van Galder (UT) 121
20. Mark Allen (CORN) 119
  Jim Stevens (GATECH) 119

Pass Attempts

1. Dave Jaynes* (KS) 368
2. Jesse Freitas (SDGST) 347
3. Bill Hatty (NOVA) 341
4. David Harper (DAVID) 329
5. Jan Stuebbe (COST) 310
6. Craig Kimball (SJST) 305
7. Alvin White (ORST) 301
  Gene Swick (TOL) 301
9. Gary Sheide (BYU) 294
10. Ken Polke (DAYT) 274
11. Mark Allen (CORN) 272
12. Danny White (AZST) 265
13. Mickey Brokas (CHAT) 259
14. Pete Vaas (HC) 258
15. Mike Boryla (STAN) 256
16. Don Van Galder (UT) 254
17. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 251
18. Pat Haden* (SCA) 247
19. Tom Schultze (VAMI) 242
20. Kingsley Fink (ARMY) 237

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Jesse Freitas (SDGST) 65.4
2. Gary Marangi (BC) 60.4
3. Gary Sheide (BYU) 60.2
4. Jeff Bower (SMS) 58.3
5. Joe McCulley (TLS) 58.1
6. Condredge Holloway (TN) 57.8
7. Greg Kokal (KENT) 56.8
8. Pat Haden* (SCA) 55.5
9. Marty Vaughn (PA) 55.3
10. Danny White (AZST) 55.1
11. Jim Stevens (GATECH) 54.8
12. Gene Swick (TOL) 54.8
13. Fred Fisher (VAND) 54.7
14. Mike Boryla (STAN) 54.7
15. Dave Humm* (NE) 54.5
16. Craig Kimball (SJST) 54.1
17. Jim Stoeckel (HARV) 53.8
18. Dave Jaynes* (KS) 53.3
19. Carl Summerell (ECAR) 53.2
20. David Harper (DAVID) 53.2

Passing Yards

1. Jesse Freitas (SDGST) 2993
2. Danny White (AZST) 2609
3. Gary Sheide (BYU) 2350
4. Dave Jaynes* (KS) 2349
5. Gene Swick (TOL) 2234
6. Don Van Galder (UT) 2012
7. Bill Hatty (NOVA) 1947
8. Craig Kimball (SJST) 1940
9. Jan Stuebbe (COST) 1938
10. Marty Vaughn (PA) 1926
11. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 1897
12. David Harper (DAVID) 1885
13. Pat Haden* (SCA) 1832
14. Mickey Brokas (CHAT) 1806
15. Greg Kokal (KENT) 1776
16. Scott Gardner (VA) 1687
17. Steve Cockreham (WY) 1649
18. Pete Vaas (HC) 1631
19. Mike Boryla (STAN) 1629
20. Joe Pisarcik (NMST) 1618

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Danny White (AZST) 9.8
2. Marty Vaughn (PA) 9.3
3. Jesse Freitas (SDGST) 8.6
4. Tom Shuman (PAST) 8.5
5. Steve Joachim (TEMP) 8.3
6. Gary Sheide (BYU) 8.0
7. Carl Summerell (ECAR) 7.9
8. Don Van Galder (UT) 7.9
9. Steve Cockreham (WY) 7.9
10. Dave Humm* (NE) 7.7
11. Greg Kokal (KENT) 7.6
12. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 7.6
13. Jeff Bower (SMS) 7.5
14. Condredge Holloway (TN) 7.5
15. Gene Swick (TOL) 7.4
16. Pat Haden* (SCA) 7.4
17. Tom Wilson (UTST) 7.4
18. D.C. Nobles (HOU) 7.4
19. Joe Pisarcik (NMST) 7.3
20. Ken Pengitore (CLEM) 7.3

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Danny White (AZST) 9.5
2. Tom Shuman (PAST) 8.8
3. Marty Vaughn (PA) 8.6
4. Gary Sheide (BYU) 7.7
5. Jesse Freitas (SDGST) 7.6
6. Condredge Holloway (TN) 7.6
7. Carl Summerell (ECAR) 7.3
8. Harry Knight (RICH) 7.3
9. Steve Cockreham (WY) 7.0
10. Steve Joachim (TEMP) 6.8
11. Pat Haden* (SCA) 6.5
12. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 6.4
13. D.C. Nobles (HOU) 6.2
14. Jim Stoeckel (HARV) 6.2
15. Ken Pengitore (CLEM) 6.2
16. Fred Fisher (VAND) 6.2
17. Jeff Bower (SMS) 6.2
18. Bruce Hill (AZ) 6.0
19. Mike Boryla (STAN) 5.9
20. Joe McCulley (TLS) 5.9

Passing Touchdowns

1. Danny White (AZST) 23
2. Gary Sheide (BYU) 22
3. Jesse Freitas (SDGST) 21
4. Mike Boryla (STAN) 17
  Marty Vaughn (PA) 17
  Don Van Galder (UT) 17
7. Gene Swick (TOL) 15
  Chris Rowland (WA) 15
9. Craig Kimball (SJST) 14
  Dave Jaynes* (KS) 14
11. Pete Vaas (HC) 13
  Tom Shuman (PAST) 13
  Steve Cockreham (WY) 13
  Pat Haden* (SCA) 13
  Joe McCulley (TLS) 13
16. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 12
  Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 12
  Dave Humm* (NE) 12
19. David Harper (DAVID) 11
  Steve Joachim (TEMP) 11
  Jim Stoeckel (HARV) 11
  Mickey Brokas (CHAT) 11
  Fred Fisher (VAND) 11
  Carl Summerell (ECAR) 11
  Jan Stuebbe (COST) 11

Passing Interceptions

1. Tom Schultze (VAMI) 27
2. Chris Rowland (WA) 24
3. Pete Vaas (HC) 23
  Alvin White (ORST) 23
5. Don Van Galder (UT) 22
6. Frank Duncan (TXEP) 20
7. Herb Singleton (OR) 19
  David Harper (DAVID) 19
  Bill Hatty (NOVA) 19
10. Kingsley Fink (ARMY) 18
11. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 17
  Gene Swick (TOL) 17
  Jesse Freitas (SDGST) 17
  Mickey Brokas (CHAT) 17
  Bill Daniels* (PITT) 17
16. Jeff Martin (DRAKE) 16
  Scott Gardner (VA) 16
  Ken Polke (DAYT) 16
19. Steve Grogan (KSST) 15
  Bob Mitch (SYR) 15
  Greg Kokal (KENT) 15
  Jan Stuebbe (COST) 15
  Joe Pisarcik (NMST) 15
  Al Glenny (NAVY) 15

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Danny White (AZST) 157.4
2. Marty Vaughn (PA) 150.4
3. Jesse Freitas (SDGST) 148.0
4. Gary Sheide (BYU) 143.9
5. Tom Shuman (PAST) 143.7
6. Condredge Holloway (TN) 136.7
7. Carl Summerell (ECAR) 134.4
8. Steve Joachim (TEMP) 129.9
9. Jeff Bower (SMS) 126.3
10. Pat Haden* (SCA) 126.2
11. Joe McCulley (TLS) 125.8
12. Dave Humm* (NE) 124.4
13. Gene Swick (TOL) 122.3
14. Mike Boryla (STAN) 122.2
15. Harry Knight (RICH) 120.8
16. Jim Stoeckel (HARV) 120.7
17. Steve Cockreham (WY) 119.8
18. Gary Marangi (BC) 119.2
19. Don Van Galder (UT) 118.9
20. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 118.3

Rush Attempts

1. Tony Dorsett* (PITT) 318
2. J.J. Jennings (RUT) 303
3. Mark Kellar (NIL) 291
4. Walter Peacock (LOU) 290
5. John Cappelletti (PAST) 286
6. Tony Davis* (NE) 282
7. Anthony Davis* (SCA) 276
8. Mike Strachan (IAST) 272
9. Larry Poole (KENT) 261
10. Mike Esposito (BC) 254
11. Paul Miles (BGSU) 250
12. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 247
13. Billy Marek (WI) 241
14. Mark Van Eeghen (COLG) 238
15. Larry Lloyd (SJST) 237
16. Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 229
17. Don Reynolds (OR) 226
  Dickey Morton (AR) 226
19. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 225
20. Sonny Collins (KY) 224
  Leonard Parker (HOU) 224

Rushing Yards

1. Mark Kellar (NIL) 1719
2. Tony Dorsett* (PITT) 1686
3. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1577
4. John Cappelletti (PAST) 1522
5. Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 1415
6. J.J. Jennings (RUT) 1353
7. Willard Harrell (PAC) 1319
8. Dickey Morton (AR) 1298
9. Walter Peacock (LOU) 1294
10. Mike Esposito (BC) 1293
11. Sonny Collins (KY) 1213
12. Billy Marek (WI) 1207
13. Wayne Jones (MSST) 1193
14. Jim Upchurch (AZ) 1184
15. Woody Green (AZST) 1182
16. Joe Washington (OK) 1173
17. Archie Gibson (UTST) 1150
18. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 1137
19. Benny Malone (AZST) 1129
  Kermit Johnson (UCLA) 1129

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Wilbur Jackson (AL) 7.9
2. Kermit Johnson (UCLA) 7.5
3. Mark Harmon (UCLA) 7.2
4. Marshall Brantley (ID) 7.0
5. John Sciarra (UCLA) 6.9
6. Darrell Mitchell (ID) 6.8
7. Willie Hamilton (AZ) 6.8
8. Willie Burden (NCST) 6.8
9. Joe Washington (OK) 6.7
10. Tom Parr (COLG) 6.5
11. Woody Green (AZST) 6.4
12. Benny Malone (AZST) 6.4
13. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 6.4
14. Richard Todd (AL) 6.4
15. Bubba Bean (TXAM) 6.3
16. Jack Wixted (PA) 6.3
17. Willard Harrell (PAC) 6.3
18. Skip Walker (TXAM) 6.3
19. Alvin Maxson (SMETH) 6.2
20. Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 6.2

Rushing Touchdowns

1. J.J. Jennings (RUT) 21
2. Steve Davis (OK) 18
  Larry Poole (KENT) 18
4. John Cappelletti (PAST) 17
5. Kermit Johnson (UCLA) 16
  Mark Kellar (NIL) 16
7. Benny Malone (AZST) 15
  Mike Esposito (BC) 15
9. Willard Harrell (PAC) 14
  Anthony Davis* (SCA) 14
  Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 14
  Bruce Elia* (OHST) 14
  Mark Van Eeghen (COLG) 14
  Louis Carter (MD) 14
15. Barty Smith (RICH) 13
  Billy Marek (WI) 13
  Stan Fritts (NCST) 13
  Sonny Collins (KY) 13
  Tony Dorsett* (PITT) 13
  Tony Davis* (NE) 13

Receptions

1. Jay Miller (BYU) 100
2. Hank Cook (NMST) 65
3. Darold Nogle (SDGST) 59
4. Pat McInally (HARV) 56
5. Greg Hudson (AZST) 54
6. Don Clune (PA) 53
  Emmett Edwards* (KS) 53
  Willie Miller (COST) 53
  Charles Dancer (BAY) 53
10. Walt Walker (DAVID) 52
11. Morris Owens (AZST) 50
12. Keith Denson (SDGST) 48
13. Gary Pomeroy (DAVID) 47
  Theopolis Bell (AZ) 47
  Randy Whately (TOL) 47
16. Ronnie Moore (VAMI) 46
  James Thompson (MEM) 46
  Mark Sheridan (HC) 46
19. Don Seymour (TOL) 44
  Harrison Davis (VA) 44

Receiving Yards

1. Jay Miller (BYU) 1181
2. Hank Cook (NMST) 1111
3. Morris Owens (AZST) 1076
4. Archie Gray (WY) 988
5. Darold Nogle (SDGST) 945
6. Charles Dancer (BAY) 927
7. Keith Denson (SDGST) 922
8. Don Clune (PA) 882
9. Emmett Edwards* (KS) 840
10. Steve Baker (WICHST) 814
11. Willie Miller (COST) 793
12. Theopolis Bell (AZ) 790
13. Greg Hudson (AZST) 788
14. Don Seymour (TOL) 773
  Harrison Davis (VA) 773
16. Ricky Scales (VATECH) 772
17. Pat McInally (HARV) 752
18. Bobby Ward (MEM) 744
19. Larry Stokes (CHAT) 726
20. Steve Odom (UT) 723

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Larry Stokes (CHAT) 27.9
2. Bob Bucola (PA) 27.3
3. Archie Gray (WY) 24.7
4. Stanley Morgan (TN) 23.2
5. Danny Buggs (WV) 23.1
6. Vance Jackson (NTX) 22.0
7. Morris Owens (AZST) 21.5
8. Ricky Scales (VATECH) 21.4
9. T.C. Blair (TLS) 21.4
10. Mike Mahoney (RICH) 20.1
11. Frosty Anderson* (NE) 19.4
12. Mike Green (OH) 19.3
13. Keith Denson (SDGST) 19.2
14. Steve Odom (UT) 19.0
15. Dan Jones (LBS) 18.9
16. David Kervin (NTX) 18.9
17. Carl Roaches (TXAM) 18.6
18. Lee McGriff (FL) 18.5
19. John Mastronardo (NOVA) 18.4
20. Craig Clark (UTST) 18.3
  Stan Eure (ECAR) 18.3

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Keith Denson (SDGST) 11
2. Morris Owens (AZST) 9
  Don Seymour (TOL) 9
4. Hank Cook (NMST) 8
  Jay Miller (BYU) 8
  Frosty Anderson* (NE) 8
  Steve Odom (UT) 8
  Larry Stokes (CHAT) 8
9. Greg Hudson (AZST) 7
  Bobby Ward (MEM) 7
  Bill Buckley (MSST) 7
  Charles Dancer (BAY) 7
  Don Clune (PA) 7
  Bruce Adams* (KS) 7
  Pat McInally (HARV) 7
  Theopolis Bell (AZ) 7
  Archie Gray (WY) 7
  Ricky Scales (VATECH) 7
19. Stan Eure (ECAR) 6
  Lynn Swann* (SCA) 6
  Mike Blandina (TEMP) 6
  Steve Craig (NWEST) 6
  David Kervin (NTX) 6
  Eric Test (STAN) 6
  Willie Miller (COST) 6
  Mike Mahoney (RICH) 6
  J.K. McKay* (SCA) 6
  Darold Nogle (SDGST) 6

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Tony Dorsett* (PITT) 332
2. Walter Peacock (LOU) 310
3. J.J. Jennings (RUT) 304
4. Tony Davis* (NE) 302
5. Mark Kellar (NIL) 296
6. John Cappelletti (PAST) 292
7. Anthony Davis* (SCA) 290
8. Mike Strachan (IAST) 279
9. Mike Esposito (BC) 272
10. Larry Poole (KENT) 270
11. Mark Van Eeghen (COLG) 257
12. Paul Miles (BGSU) 256
13. Larry Lloyd (SJST) 254
14. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 252
15. Billy Marek (WI) 246
16. Delvin Williams* (KS) 245
17. Don Reynolds (OR) 239
18. Isaac Jackson (KSST) 231
  Dickey Morton (AR) 231
  Sonny Collins (KY) 231

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Tony Dorsett* (PITT) 1777
2. Mark Kellar (NIL) 1736
3. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1609
4. John Cappelletti (PAST) 1591
5. Woody Green (AZST) 1510
6. Walter Peacock (LOU) 1433
7. Mike Esposito (BC) 1429
8. Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 1415
9. J.J. Jennings (RUT) 1364
10. Willard Harrell (PAC) 1337
11. Dickey Morton (AR) 1326
12. Billy Marek (WI) 1298
13. Sonny Collins (KY) 1277
14. Mark Van Eeghen (COLG) 1266
15. Joe Washington (OK) 1262
16. Tony Davis* (NE) 1261
17. Jim Upchurch (AZ) 1247
18. Tom Sloan (TEMP) 1233
19. Archie Gibson (UTST) 1226
  Wayne Jones (MSST) 1226

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. J.J. Jennings (RUT) 21
2. Larry Poole (KENT) 18
  Steve Davis (OK) 18
4. John Cappelletti (PAST) 17
5. Kermit Johnson (UCLA) 16
  Mark Kellar (NIL) 16
  Mike Esposito (BC) 16
8. Benny Malone (AZST) 15
  Mark Van Eeghen (COLG) 15
10. Woody Green (AZST) 14
  Louis Carter (MD) 14
  Tony Davis* (NE) 14
  Roosevelt Leaks (TX) 14
  Billy Marek (WI) 14
  Anthony Davis* (SCA) 14
  Barty Smith (RICH) 14
  Willard Harrell (PAC) 14
  Bruce Elia* (OHST) 14
19. Sonny Collins (KY) 13
  Stan Fritts (NCST) 13
  Jerry Latin (NIL) 13
  Tony Dorsett* (PITT) 13

Total Plays

1. Gene Swick (TOL) 520
2. Dave Jaynes* (KS) 470
3. David Harper (DAVID) 432
4. Bill Hatty (NOVA) 430
5. Jesse Freitas (SDGST) 410
6. Ken Polke (DAYT) 408
7. Ken Pengitore (CLEM) 370
8. Bruce Hill (AZ) 368
  Mark Allen (CORN) 368
10. Fred Fisher (VAND) 364
11. Don Van Galder (UT) 359
12. Jan Stuebbe (COST) 358
13. Bill Daniels* (PITT) 356
14. Alvin White (ORST) 354
15. Pete Vaas (HC) 352
  Steve Grogan (KSST) 352
17. Don Woods (NM) 344
18. Scott Gardner (VA) 342
19. Gary Sheide (BYU) 339
20. Steve Cockreham (WY) 337
  Frank Duncan (TXEP) 337
  Craig Kimball (SJST) 337
  Mickey Brokas (CHAT) 337

Total Yards

1. Jesse Freitas (SDGST) 2901
2. Danny White (AZST) 2862
3. Gene Swick (TOL) 2524
4. Gary Sheide (BYU) 2343
5. Don Van Galder (UT) 2194
6. Dave Jaynes* (KS) 2151
7. Scott Gardner (VA) 2120
8. Marty Vaughn (PA) 2035
9. Pat Haden* (SCA) 1988
10. Tom Parr (COLG) 1960
11. Fred Solomon (TAM) 1955
12. Ken Pengitore (CLEM) 1941
13. Bruce Hill (AZ) 1915
14. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 1908
15. Bill Hatty (NOVA) 1859
16. Jan Stuebbe (COST) 1846
17. Greg Kokal (KENT) 1840
  Don Woods (NM) 1840
19. Craig Kimball (SJST) 1839
20. Steve Cockreham (WY) 1828

Total Touchdowns

1. Danny White (AZST) 28
2. Steve Davis (OK) 27
  Gary Sheide (BYU) 27
4. Don Van Galder (UT) 25
5. Jesse Freitas (SDGST) 23
6. J.J. Jennings (RUT) 21
7. Steve Joachim (TEMP) 20
  Steve Cockreham (WY) 20
9. Joe Barnes (TXTECH) 19
  Marty Vaughn (PA) 19
  Gene Swick (TOL) 19
12. Larry Poole (KENT) 18
  Dave Jaynes* (KS) 18
  Chris Rowland (WA) 18
  Carl Summerell (ECAR) 18
16. Mike Boryla (STAN) 17
  Tom Parr (COLG) 17
  Pete Vaas (HC) 17
  Jim Stoeckel (HARV) 17
  John Cappelletti (PAST) 17
  Pat Haden* (SCA) 17