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1974 Leaders

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National Champions: Southern California (FWAA, NFF, UPI), Oklahoma (AP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Archie Griffin (Ohio State)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Grant Teaff (Baylor)

AP Preseason #1: Oklahoma ▪ AP Final #1: Oklahoma

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Pass Completions

1. Steve Bartkowski (CA) 182
2. Gary Sheide (BYU) 181
3. Gene Swick (TOL) 178
4. Craig Kimball (SJST) 175
5. Kevin Sigler (CORN) 143
6. Jeb Blount (TLS) 142
7. Tom Vosberg (DAYT) 141
8. Bruce Hill (AZ) 133
9. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 132
10. Terry Jones (IN) 129
11. Mike Cordova (STAN) 128
  Steve Joachim (TEMP) 128
13. Bob Avellini* (MD) 127
14. Sam Adkins (WICHST) 123
15. Mark Driscoll (COST) 122
  Tom Clements (NDAME) 122
17. Alex Kaloi (HI) 120
  Neftali Cortez (FREST) 120
  Alvin White (ORST) 120
  Harry Knight (RICH) 120

Pass Attempts

1. Craig Kimball (SJST) 355
2. Steve Bartkowski (CA) 325
3. Tom Vosberg (DAYT) 304
4. Gary Sheide (BYU) 300
5. Mike Cordova (STAN) 295
6. Gene Swick (TOL) 287
7. Jeb Blount (TLS) 260
8. Alvin White (ORST) 256
9. Neftali Cortez (FREST) 255
10. Bruce Hill (AZ) 249
  Rick Costello (WY) 249
12. Kevin Sigler (CORN) 248
13. Harry Knight (RICH) 247
14. Brian Sikorski (NOVA) 246
  Mark Driscoll (COST) 246
16. Alex Kaloi (HI) 240
  Sam Adkins (WICHST) 240
18. Lee Cook (TXX) 237
19. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 235
20. Bob Dulich (LBS) 233

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Gene Swick (TOL) 62.0
2. Gary Sheide (BYU) 60.3
3. Bob Avellini* (MD) 60.2
4. Terry Jones (IN) 58.6
5. Steve Joachim (TEMP) 57.9
6. Kevin Sigler (CORN) 57.7
7. Tom Clements (NDAME) 56.7
8. Dave Humm* (NE) 56.7
9. Scott Gardner (VA) 56.4
10. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 56.2
11. Steve Bartkowski (CA) 56.0
12. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 55.2
13. Jeb Blount (TLS) 54.6
14. Bob Morton (HC) 53.7
15. Jeff Bower (SMS) 53.7
16. Pete Beatrice (BROWN) 53.6
  Steve Myer (NM) 53.6
18. David Lee (VAND) 53.5
19. Bruce Hill (AZ) 53.4
20. David Fowler (MEM) 53.4

Passing Yards

1. Steve Bartkowski (CA) 2580
2. Craig Kimball (SJST) 2401
3. Gene Swick (TOL) 2234
4. Gary Sheide (BYU) 2174
5. Mark Driscoll (COST) 2016
6. Steve Joachim (TEMP) 1950
7. Neftali Cortez (FREST) 1916
8. Tom Vosberg (DAYT) 1914
9. Jeb Blount (TLS) 1831
10. Bruce Hill (AZ) 1814
11. Bob Avellini* (MD) 1806
12. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 1683
13. Alvin White (ORST) 1662
14. Kevin Sigler (CORN) 1648
15. Rick Costello (WY) 1639
16. Chris Kupec* (NC) 1599
17. Bob Dulich (LBS) 1588
18. Harry Knight (RICH) 1577
19. Mike Cordova (STAN) 1569
20. Tom Clements (NDAME) 1549

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Steve Joachim (TEMP) 8.8
2. Bob Avellini* (MD) 8.6
3. Mark Driscoll (COST) 8.2
4. Steve Bartkowski (CA) 7.9
5. Gene Swick (TOL) 7.8
6. Dave Humm* (NE) 7.8
7. Bobby McKinley (TXEP) 7.8
8. Neftali Cortez (FREST) 7.5
9. Greg Kokal (KENT) 7.5
10. Tom Shuman (PAST) 7.4
11. Rockey Felker (MSST) 7.4
12. David Lee (VAND) 7.4
13. Jeff Bower (SMS) 7.3
14. Bruce Hill (AZ) 7.3
15. Neal Jeffrey (BAY) 7.3
16. Gary Sheide (BYU) 7.2
17. Dennis Sproul (AZST) 7.2
18. Tom Clements (NDAME) 7.2
19. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 7.2
20. Milt Holt (HARV) 7.1

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Steve Joachim (TEMP) 8.0
2. Steve Bartkowski (CA) 7.7
3. Bob Avellini* (MD) 7.5
4. Tom Shuman (PAST) 7.2
5. Mark Driscoll (COST) 7.2
6. Greg Kokal (KENT) 6.8
7. Jeff Bower (SMS) 6.8
8. Gene Swick (TOL) 6.7
9. Milt Holt (HARV) 6.5
10. Bobby McKinley (TXEP) 6.3
11. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 6.3
12. Bob Dulich (LBS) 6.2
13. Dave Humm* (NE) 6.2
14. Neftali Cortez (FREST) 6.1
15. Rockey Felker (MSST) 6.1
16. Marty Vaughn (PA) 6.1
17. Jeb Blount (TLS) 5.9
18. Gary Sheide (BYU) 5.9
19. Bruce Hill (AZ) 5.8
20. David Lee (VAND) 5.7

Passing Touchdowns

1. Craig Kimball (SJST) 23
  Gary Sheide (BYU) 23
3. Steve Joachim (TEMP) 20
4. Mark Driscoll (COST) 19
5. Bruce Hill (AZ) 18
6. Neftali Cortez (FREST) 16
  Milt Holt (HARV) 16
8. Jeb Blount (TLS) 15
9. Scott Gardner (VA) 14
10. Bobby McKinley (TXEP) 13
  Pat Haden* (SCA) 13
  Gene Swick (TOL) 13
  Bob Dulich (LBS) 13
  Chris Kupec* (NC) 13
15. Dave Humm* (NE) 12
  Tom Vosberg (DAYT) 12
  Marty Vaughn (PA) 12
  Steve Bartkowski (CA) 12
  Tom Shuman (PAST) 12
20. Steve Davis (OK) 11
  Terry Jones (IN) 11

Passing Interceptions

1. Rick Costello (WY) 21
2. Craig Kimball (SJST) 19
  Gary Sheide (BYU) 19
4. Tom Vosberg (DAYT) 18
  Brian Sikorski (NOVA) 18
  Lee Cook (TXX) 18
7. Ken Washington (NTX) 17
8. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 16
  Bruce Hill (AZ) 16
10. Bret Kosup (RUT) 15
  Neftali Cortez (FREST) 15
  Bob Morton (HC) 15
  Norval Turner (OR) 15
14. Alex Kaloi (HI) 14
  Kevin Sigler (CORN) 14
  Mark Driscoll (COST) 14
  Billy Deery (WMMARY) 14
18. Barry Pollard (LALAF) 13
  Scott McMichael (KS) 13
  Gene Swick (TOL) 13
  Pete Beatrice (BROWN) 13
  Mike Cordova (STAN) 13
  Jeb Blount (TLS) 13
  Alvin White (ORST) 13
  Kary Baker (MIAFL) 13
  Dennis Sproul (AZST) 13
  Steve Joachim (TEMP) 13

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Steve Joachim (TEMP) 150.1
2. Bob Avellini* (MD) 135.5
3. Gary Sheide (BYU) 133.8
4. Gene Swick (TOL) 133.3
5. Mark Driscoll (COST) 132.5
6. Steve Bartkowski (CA) 130.6
7. Tom Shuman (PAST) 130.3
8. Dave Humm* (NE) 130.2
9. Milt Holt (HARV) 129.0
10. Jeff Bower (SMS) 126.3
11. Scott Gardner (VA) 125.7
12. Bruce Hill (AZ) 125.6
13. Greg Kokal (KENT) 124.4
14. Bobby McKinley (TXEP) 123.5
15. Jeb Blount (TLS) 122.8
16. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 122.7
17. Marty Vaughn (PA) 121.1
18. Terry Jones (IN) 120.2
19. Tom Clements (NDAME) 119.3
20. Neftali Cortez (FREST) 119.1

Rush Attempts

1. Louie Giammona (UTST) 329
2. Dave Preston (BGSU) 324
3. Anthony Davis* (SCA) 301
4. Courtney Snyder (IN) 291
5. Steve Beaird (BAY) 267
6. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 256
7. Freddie Williams (AZST) 249
8. Louis Carter* (MD) 246
9. Stan Fritts* (NCST) 245
10. Jim O'Connor (DRAKE) 238
11. Walter Peacock (LOU) 237
12. Keith Barnette (BC) 233
13. L.C. Lyons (OH) 231
14. James Betterson* (NC) 228
15. Willard Harrell (PAC) 224
16. Tony Dorsett (PITT) 220
  Mike Voight* (NC) 220
18. Ron Harris (COST) 218
19. Jim Upchurch (AZ) 216
  Jim Pooler (NWEST) 216

Rushing Yards

1. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1695
2. Louie Giammona (UTST) 1534
3. Anthony Davis* (SCA) 1421
4. Dave Preston (BGSU) 1414
5. Joe Washington (OK) 1321
6. Willard Harrell (PAC) 1308
7. Freddie Williams (AZST) 1299
8. Courtney Snyder (IN) 1254
9. Billy Marek (WI) 1215
10. Laverne Smith (KS) 1181
11. Stan Fritts* (NCST) 1169
12. James Betterson* (NC) 1166
13. Artie Owens (WV) 1130
14. Mike Voight* (NC) 1123
15. Steve Beaird (BAY) 1104
16. Keith Barnette (BC) 1097
17. Jim Germany (NMST) 1096
18. Larry Poole (KENT) 1070
19. Louis Carter* (MD) 1056
20. Gordon Bell (MI) 1048

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Gralyn Wyatt (TX) 7.8
2. Joe Washington (OK) 6.8
3. Jim Littrell (OK) 6.8
4. Laverne Smith (KS) 6.7
5. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 6.6
6. Roscoe Coles (VATECH) 6.6
7. Artie Owens (WV) 6.5
8. Willie Shelby (AL) 6.4
9. Glynn Harrison (GA) 6.4
10. Walter Packer (MSST) 6.3
11. Tony Green* (FL) 6.3
12. Roland Hooks* (NCST) 6.2
13. Rick Upchurch (MN) 6.2
  Levi Jackson (MIST) 6.2
15. David Sims (GATECH) 6.1
16. Bill Kramer (SDGST) 6.1
17. Jay Lynn Hodgin (SC) 6.1
18. Calvin Culliver (AL) 6.1
19. Mike Fisher (RUT) 6.1
20. Jim Herndon (DRAKE) 6.1

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Keith Barnette (BC) 22
2. Dave Preston (BGSU) 19
3. Billy Marek (WI) 18
4. Walt Snickenberger (PRIN) 16
5. Jim Germany (NMST) 14
6. Anthony Davis* (SCA) 13
  Larry Poole (KENT) 13
  Steve Beaird (BAY) 13
  Joe Washington (OK) 13
10. Stan Fritts* (NCST) 12
  Archie Griffin* (OHST) 12
  Champ Henson* (OHST) 12
  Willard Harrell (PAC) 12
  Horace King (GA) 12
  Wayne Bullock (NDAME) 12
  Rob Carpenter (MIAOH) 12
  Rudy Green (YALE) 12
  Jamie O'Rourke (VAND) 12
19. Charles Baggett (MIST) 11
  Mike Fanuzzi (KY) 11
  Gordon Bell (MI) 11
  Stanley Morgan* (TN) 11
  Tony Dorsett (PITT) 11
  James Betterson* (NC) 11
  Mike Voight* (NC) 11
  Stan Winfrey (ARST) 11
  Bruce Arians (VATECH) 11

Receptions

1. Dwight McDonald (SDGST) 86
2. John Ross (TOL) 77
3. Dave Quehl (HC) 62
4. Steve Rivera (CA) 56
5. Willie Miller (COST) 53
  Theopolis Bell (AZ) 53
7. Steve Largent (TLS) 52
8. Jimmy Jerome* (NC) 49
9. Bruce Starks (CORN) 47
10. John Mastronardo (NOVA) 46
  Scott Piper (AZ) 46
  Pat McInally (HARV) 46
13. Mike Shumann (FLST) 43
  Dave Zumbach (BC) 43
  Pete Demmerle (NDAME) 43
  Don Seymour (TOL) 43
17. Joe Goldsmith (FLST) 42
  Mel deLaura (HI) 42
  Ed Lofton (RICE) 42
  Nate Fergerson (SDGST) 42

Receiving Yards

1. Willie Miller (COST) 1193
2. Dwight McDonald (SDGST) 1157
3. Steve Rivera (CA) 938
4. Steve Largent (TLS) 884
5. Jimmy Jerome* (NC) 879
6. John Ross (TOL) 866
7. Dave Quehl (HC) 801
8. Dave Lake (COLG) 793
9. Nate Fergerson (SDGST) 771
10. Lee McGriff* (FL) 750
11. John Mastronardo (NOVA) 739
12. Scott Phillips (WA) 716
13. Larry Burton (PUR) 702
14. Duriel Harris (NMST) 701
15. Theopolis Bell (AZ) 700
16. Ricky Scales (VATECH) 674
17. Don Seymour (TOL) 673
18. Scott Piper (AZ) 671
19. Pete Demmerle (NDAME) 667
20. Pat McInally (HARV) 655

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Tracy Dickson (WTXAM) 26.8
2. Duriel Harris (NMST) 24.2
3. Glen Cotton (FREST) 22.6
4. Willie Miller (COST) 22.5
5. Richard Appleby (GA) 22.2
6. Lonnie Allgood (SYR) 21.7
7. Scott Phillips (WA) 21.1
8. Dave Lake (COLG) 20.3
9. Morris Owens (AZST) 20.0
10. Ricky Scales (VATECH) 19.8
11. Alcy Jackson (BAY) 19.8
12. Lee McGriff* (FL) 19.7
13. Kelvin Kirk (DAYT) 19.2
14. Ronnie Barnett (TXARL) 19.1
15. Mike Walker (TXEP) 19.0
16. Jaime Garza (TLN) 19.0
17. Jim Smith (MI) 18.7
18. Larry Burton (PUR) 18.5
19. Nate Fergerson (SDGST) 18.4
20. Jessie Green (TLS) 18.3

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Steve Largent (TLS) 14
2. Theopolis Bell (AZ) 11
3. Johnny Darden (WTXAM) 9
  Willie Miller (COST) 9
5. Don Seymour (TOL) 8
  J.K. McKay* (SCA) 8
  Pete Righi (TEMP) 8
  Pat McInally (HARV) 8
  Ken Shelton (VA) 8
10. Morris Owens (AZST) 7
  Lee McGriff* (FL) 7
  Don Westbrook* (NE) 7
  Bob Bucola (PA) 7
  Duriel Harris (NMST) 7
  Bennie Cunningham (CLEM) 7
  Dan Prager (SJST) 7
  Trent Smock (IN) 7
  Jeff Stempel (TEMP) 7
  Dan O'Rourke (COST) 7
  Dwight McDonald (SDGST) 7
  Dave Lake (COLG) 7

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Louie Giammona (UTST) 341
2. Dave Preston (BGSU) 329
3. Anthony Davis* (SCA) 316
4. Courtney Snyder (IN) 311
5. Steve Beaird (BAY) 289
6. Jim O'Connor (DRAKE) 277
7. Louis Carter* (MD) 272
8. Freddie Williams (AZST) 269
9. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 261
10. Stan Fritts* (NCST) 253
11. Walter Peacock (LOU) 243
12. Keith Barnette (BC) 236
13. Ron Harris (COST) 235
14. James Betterson* (NC) 234
  L.C. Lyons (OH) 234
16. Jeff Blanc (BYU) 231
17. Henry Hynoski (TEMP) 230
  Willard Harrell (PAC) 230
19. Tony Dorsett (PITT) 229
20. Jim Upchurch (AZ) 224
  Mike Voight* (NC) 224

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1772
2. Louie Giammona (UTST) 1613
3. Anthony Davis* (SCA) 1517
4. Willard Harrell (PAC) 1441
5. Dave Preston (BGSU) 1438
6. Freddie Williams (AZST) 1418
7. Joe Washington (OK) 1392
8. Courtney Snyder (IN) 1362
9. Jim O'Connor (DRAKE) 1340
10. Steve Beaird (BAY) 1327
11. Louis Carter* (MD) 1326
12. Laverne Smith (KS) 1300
13. Stan Fritts* (NCST) 1293
14. Billy Marek (WI) 1291
15. Henry Hynoski (TEMP) 1280
16. Jeff Blanc (BYU) 1226
17. James Betterson* (NC) 1219
18. Willie Miller (COST) 1211
19. Chuck Muncie (CA) 1201
20. Larry Poole (KENT) 1186

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Keith Barnette (BC) 22
2. Dave Preston (BGSU) 19
  Billy Marek (WI) 19
4. Steve Beaird (BAY) 16
  Walt Snickenberger (PRIN) 16
6. Johnny Darden (WTXAM) 15
  Anthony Davis* (SCA) 15
  Larry Poole (KENT) 15
9. Joe Washington (OK) 14
  Jim Germany (NMST) 14
  Steve Largent (TLS) 14
12. Rob Carpenter (MIAOH) 13
  Roland Hooks* (NCST) 13
  Jamie O'Rourke (VAND) 13
  Stanley Morgan* (TN) 13
16. Willard Harrell (PAC) 12
  Archie Griffin* (OHST) 12
  Champ Henson* (OHST) 12
  Wayne Bullock (NDAME) 12
  Stan Fritts* (NCST) 12
  Horace King (GA) 12
  Rudy Green (YALE) 12

Total Plays

1. Gene Swick (TOL) 493
2. Steve Bartkowski (CA) 398
3. Ken Washington (NTX) 390
4. Bruce Hill (AZ) 384
  Craig Kimball (SJST) 384
6. Tom Vosberg (DAYT) 381
7. Norval Turner (OR) 370
8. Sam Adkins (WICHST) 369
9. Jeb Blount (TLS) 368
10. Bob Dulich (LBS) 361
11. Alvin White (ORST) 358
12. Gary Sheide (BYU) 357
13. Mike Cordova (STAN) 355
  Neftali Cortez (FREST) 355
15. Billy Deery (WMMARY) 354
16. Richard Bevly (OH) 352
17. Bob Morton (HC) 348
18. Alex Kaloi (HI) 344
19. Steve Joachim (TEMP) 331
  Louie Giammona (UTST) 331

Total Yards

1. Gene Swick (TOL) 2450
2. Steve Bartkowski (CA) 2387
3. Craig Kimball (SJST) 2338
4. Steve Joachim (TEMP) 2227
5. Bruce Hill (AZ) 2118
6. Mark Driscoll (COST) 2112
7. Neftali Cortez (FREST) 2061
8. Gary Sheide (BYU) 2009
9. Bob Dulich (LBS) 1971
10. Alvin White (ORST) 1960
11. Billy Deery (WMMARY) 1924
12. Tom Clements (NDAME) 1918
13. Jeb Blount (TLS) 1844
14. Tom Vosberg (DAYT) 1835
15. Bob Avellini* (MD) 1810
16. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 1781
17. Bobby McKinley (TXEP) 1772
18. Charles Baggett (MIST) 1713
19. Chris Kupec* (NC) 1698
20. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1695

Total Touchdowns

1. Steve Joachim (TEMP) 29
2. Craig Kimball (SJST) 27
3. Gary Sheide (BYU) 26
4. Bruce Hill (AZ) 23
5. Keith Barnette (BC) 22
  Milt Holt (HARV) 22
  Chris Kupec* (NC) 22
8. Mark Driscoll (COST) 21
  Neftali Cortez (FREST) 21
  Charles Baggett (MIST) 21
11. Dave Preston (BGSU) 20
  Gene Swick (TOL) 20
  Bobby McKinley (TXEP) 20
  Steve Davis (OK) 20
15. Mark Fellers (CLEM) 19
  Ricky Wesson (SMETH) 19
17. Bob Dulich (LBS) 18
  Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 18
  Billy Marek (WI) 18
20. Jeb Blount (TLS) 17