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1973 Passing Stats

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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

  • Players sorted by Yds/Att (minimum 14 Att/G).
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67 Players

Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
1 Danny White Arizona State WAC 146 265 55.1 2609 9.8 9.5 23 12 157.4 60 253 4.2 5
2 Marty Vaughn Pennsylvania Ivy 114 206 55.3 1926 9.3 8.6 17 11 150.4 84 109 1.3 2
3 Jesse Freitas San Diego State PCAA 227 347 65.4 2993 8.6 7.6 21 17 148.0 63 -92 -1.5 2
4 Tom Shuman Penn State Ind 83 161 51.6 1375 8.5 8.8 13 5 143.7 44 -42 -1.0 2
5 Steve Joachim Temple Ind 80 159 50.3 1312 8.3 6.8 11 10 129.9 76 124 1.6 9
6 Gary Sheide Brigham Young WAC 177 294 60.2 2350 8.0 7.7 22 12 143.9 45 -7 -0.2 5
7 Don Van Galder Utah WAC 121 254 47.6 2012 7.9 5.4 17 22 118.9 105 182 1.7 8
8 Steve Cockreham Wyoming WAC 89 209 42.6 1649 7.9 7.0 13 10 119.8 128 179 1.4 7
9 Carl Summerell East Carolina Southern 82 154 53.2 1222 7.9 7.3 11 7 134.4 80 285 3.6 7
10 Dave Humm* Nebraska Big 8 114 209 54.5 1601 7.7 5.8 12 14 124.4 41 16 0.4 4
11 Neal Jeffrey Baylor SWC 132 251 52.6 1897 7.6 5.5 12 17 118.3 61 11 0.2 0
12 Greg Kokal Kent State MAC 133 234 56.8 1776 7.6 5.3 7 15 117.6 78 64 0.8 2
13 Jeff Bower Southern Mississippi Ind 116 199 58.3 1495 7.5 6.2 9 10 126.3 137 211 1.5 4
14 Condredge Holloway Tennessee SEC 89 154 57.8 1149 7.5 7.6 10 4 136.7 128 433 3.4 4
15 Gene Swick Toledo MAC 165 301 54.8 2234 7.4 5.9 15 17 122.3 219 290 1.3 4
16 Pat Haden* Southern California Pac-8 137 247 55.5 1832 7.4 6.5 13 11 126.2 87 156 1.8 4
17 Tom Wilson Utah State Ind 80 159 50.3 1177 7.4 5.6 6 9 113.6 106 129 1.2 3
18 D.C. Nobles Houston Ind 70 156 44.9 1148 7.4 6.2 7 7 112.5 122 591 4.8 5
19 Joe Pisarcik New Mexico State MVC 111 221 50.2 1618 7.3 5.2 10 15 113.1 67 -116 -1.7 1
20 Ken Pengitore Clemson ACC 82 188 43.6 1370 7.3 6.2 8 8 110.4 182 571 3.1 6
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Scott Gardner Virginia ACC 99 234 42.3 1687 7.2 5.0 10 16 103.3 108 433 4.0 5
22 Bruce Hill Arizona WAC 104 216 48.1 1529 7.1 6.0 9 9 113.0 152 386 2.5 7
23 Harry Knight Richmond Southern 76 166 45.8 1185 7.1 7.3 10 4 120.8 26 37 1.4 2
24 Mickey Brokas Chattanooga Ind 124 259 47.9 1806 7.0 4.9 11 17 107.3 78 -382 -4.9 2
25 Joe McCulley Tulsa MVC 132 227 58.1 1579 7.0 5.9 13 11 125.8 47 -23 -0.5 0
26 Gregg Bohlig Wisconsin Big Ten 78 172 45.3 1211 7.0 6.4 8 6 112.9 54 126 2.3 1
27 Richard Bevly Ohio MAC 62 147 42.2 1007 6.9 5.5 6 7 103.7 135 204 1.5 2
28 Jim Stevens Georgia Tech Ind 119 217 54.8 1481 6.8 4.5 4 13 106.3 90 -1 0.0 3
29 Tom Owen Wichita State MVC 86 190 45.3 1298 6.8 5.3 8 10 106.0 62 -87 -1.4 1
30 Tom Parr Colgate Ind 83 165 50.3 1127 6.8 5.7 9 8 116.0 129 833 6.5 8
31 Jim Stoeckel Harvard Ivy 112 208 53.8 1391 6.7 6.2 11 7 120.7 71 127 1.8 6
32 Reid Lamport Bowling Green State MAC 70 161 43.5 1084 6.7 4.2 7 12 99.5 41 112 2.7 0
33 Gary Marangi Boston College Ind 102 169 60.4 1114 6.6 5.4 6 7 119.2 62 248 4.0 3
34 Chris Rowland Washington Pac-8 97 234 41.5 1521 6.5 3.2 15 24 96.7 77 47 0.6 3
35 Don Nava West Texas A&M MVC 103 214 48.1 1384 6.5 4.2 3 12 95.9 33 13 0.4 0
36 Fred Solomon Tampa Ind 79 164 48.2 1073 6.5 5.9 6 5 109.1 149 882 5.9 10
37 Dave Jaynes* Kansas Big 8 196 368 53.3 2349 6.4 5.8 14 11 113.5 102 -198 -1.9 4
38 Craig Kimball San Jose State PCAA 165 305 54.1 1940 6.4 5.2 14 14 113.5 32 -101 -3.2 1
39 Mike Boryla Stanford Pac-8 140 256 54.7 1629 6.4 5.9 17 10 122.2 65 -75 -1.2 0
40 Steve Grogan Kansas State Big 8 72 164 43.9 1050 6.4 2.8 4 15 87.4 188 372 2.0 5
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
41 Ron Beible Princeton Ivy 79 161 49.1 1023 6.4 4.6 4 8 100.7 68 -46 -0.7 2
42 Jan Stuebbe Colorado State WAC 146 310 47.1 1938 6.3 4.8 11 15 101.6 48 -92 -1.9 1
43 Pete Vaas Holy Cross Ind 135 258 52.3 1631 6.3 3.3 13 23 104.2 94 36 0.4 4
44 Rich Haynie Air Force Ind 111 218 50.9 1378 6.3 5.3 9 9 109.4 70 137 2.0 2
45 Al Glenny Navy Ind 101 207 48.8 1295 6.3 3.9 9 15 101.2 55 -10 -0.2 2
46 Bill Daniels* Pittsburgh Ind 91 196 46.4 1227 6.3 2.7 3 17 86.7 160 449 2.8 10
47 Fred Fisher Vanderbilt SEC 128 234 54.7 1450 6.2 6.2 11 5 118.0 130 373 2.9 2
48 Mitch Anderson Northwestern Big Ten 91 197 46.2 1224 6.2 5.4 12 9 109.3 56 -141 -2.5 2
49 Steve Sanna Miami (OH) MAC 76 149 51.0 927 6.2 4.6 6 8 105.8 41 -4 -0.1 0
50 Frank Duncan Texas-El Paso WAC 107 225 47.6 1370 6.1 2.7 7 20 91.2 112 -14 -0.1 0
51 Craig Holland Texas-Arlington Ind 68 146 46.6 886 6.1 3.9 7 10 99.7 35 -36 -1.0 1
52 Vince Ferragamo California Pac-8 82 170 48.2 1014 6.0 3.4 5 12 93.9 47 -42 -0.9 2
53 Mark Allen Cornell Ivy 119 272 43.8 1590 5.8 4.8 10 11 96.9 96 -23 -0.2 3
54 Tom Schultze Virginia Military Institute Southern 116 242 47.9 1400 5.8 1.3 6 27 82.4 65 -158 -2.4 0
55 Rick Seefried Idaho Ind 113 225 50.2 1298 5.8 3.5 4 13 93.0 36 96 2.7 0
56 Bill Hatty Villanova Ind 172 341 50.4 1947 5.7 3.8 10 19 96.9 89 -88 -1.0 1
57 David Harper Davidson Southern 175 329 53.2 1885 5.7 3.8 11 19 100.8 103 -186 -1.8 1
58 Herb Singleton Oregon Pac-8 109 234 46.6 1333 5.7 2.9 10 19 92.3 33 -20 -0.6 2
59 Reggie Oliver Marshall Ind 91 185 49.2 1058 5.7 3.0 6 14 92.8 105 260 2.5 2
60 Ken Polke Dayton Ind 110 274 40.1 1517 5.5 3.2 4 16 79.8 134 172 1.3 2
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
61 Phil Shotland North Texas MVC 72 176 40.9 959 5.4 2.7 5 13 81.3 42 -13 -0.3 1
62 Jeff Martin Drake MVC 96 195 49.2 1010 5.2 1.7 2 16 79.7 28 -141 -5.0 0
63 Jeff Hollenbach Illinois Big Ten 78 178 43.8 916 5.1 2.8 2 10 79.5 55 -59 -1.1 1
64 Alvin White Oregon State Pac-8 130 301 43.2 1437 4.8 1.7 5 23 73.5 53 9 0.2 4
65 Kingsley Fink Army Ind 101 237 42.6 1141 4.8 1.7 4 18 73.4 69 -85 -1.2 1
66 Len DePaola Louisville MVC 73 168 43.5 808 4.8 2.9 2 8 78.3 29 -98 -3.4 2
67 Bobby Flores Lamar Ind 82 192 42.7 890 4.6 2.5 4 11 77.1 55 -13 -0.2