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1974 Receiving Stats

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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

  • Players sorted by Yds/Rec (minimum 1.875 Rec/G).
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151 Players

Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Tracy Dickson West Texas A&M MVC 22 589 26.8 5 8 22 2.8 0 30 611 20.4 5
2 Duriel Harris New Mexico State MVC 29 701 24.2 7 2 1 0.5 0 31 702 22.6 7
3 Glen Cotton Fresno State PCAA 24 543 22.6 5 24 543 22.6 5
4 Willie Miller Colorado State WAC 53 1193 22.5 9 4 18 4.5 0 57 1211 21.2 9
5 Richard Appleby Georgia SEC 23 510 22.2 3 23 510 22.2 3
6 Lonnie Allgood Syracuse Ind 22 477 21.7 2 3 1 0.3 0 25 478 19.1 2
7 Scott Phillips Washington Pac-8 34 716 21.1 2 34 716 21.1 2
8 Dave Lake Colgate Ind 39 793 20.3 7 39 793 20.3 7
9 Morris Owens Arizona State WAC 28 560 20.0 7 8 24 3.0 1 36 584 16.2 8
10 Ricky Scales Virginia Tech Ind 34 674 19.8 4 34 674 19.8 4
11 Lee McGriff* Florida SEC 38 750 19.7 7 2 18 9.0 0 40 768 19.2 7
12 Kelvin Kirk Dayton Ind 24 461 19.2 5 1 -1 -1.0 0 25 460 18.4 5
13 Ronnie Barnett Texas-Arlington Ind 24 458 19.1 5 7 42 6.0 0 31 500 16.1 5
14 Jaime Garza Tulane Ind 24 457 19.0 4 24 457 19.0 4
15 Mike Walker Texas-El Paso WAC 23 438 19.0 3 23 438 19.0 3
16 Jim Smith Michigan Big Ten 21 392 18.7 4 21 392 18.7 4
17 Larry Burton Purdue Big Ten 38 702 18.5 4 1 -11 -11.0 0 39 691 17.7 4
18 Nate Fergerson San Diego State PCAA 42 771 18.4 5 42 771 18.4 5
19 Jessie Green Tulsa MVC 31 566 18.3 1 1 -11 -11.0 0 32 555 17.3 1
20 Emmett Edwards Kansas Big 8 30 542 18.1 3 5 31 6.2 0 35 573 16.4 3
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Joe Smalzer Illinois Big Ten 29 525 18.1 4 29 525 18.1 4
22 Ken Shelton Virginia ACC 32 575 18.0 8 0 0 1 32 575 18.0 9
23 Dick Pawlewicz William & Mary Southern 21 378 18.0 4 10 35 3.5 0 31 413 13.3 4
24 Jimmy Jerome* North Carolina ACC 49 879 17.9 6 31 199 6.4 1 80 1078 13.5 7
25 Norm Andersen UCLA Pac-8 27 480 17.8 3 27 480 17.8 3
26 Trent Smock Indiana Big Ten 31 549 17.7 7 31 549 17.7 7
27 Lawrence Williams Texas Tech SWC 27 477 17.7 6 13 87 6.7 0 40 564 14.1 6
28 Bruce Puhr Southern Illinois Ind 36 627 17.4 3 1 -10 -10.0 0 37 617 16.7 3
29 Pete Righi Temple Ind 35 608 17.4 8 35 608 17.4 8
30 Don Buckey North Carolina State ACC 26 452 17.4 2 26 452 17.4 2
31 Eamon McEneaney Cornell Ivy 19 330 17.4 4 2 0 0.0 0 21 330 15.7 4
32 Luther Blue Iowa State Big 8 26 450 17.3 4 2 21 10.5 0 28 471 16.8 4
33 Bill Schultz Iowa Big Ten 25 432 17.3 1 25 432 17.3 1
34 Mike Renfro Texas Christian SWC 21 362 17.2 2 3 39 13.0 24 401 16.7 2
35 Steve Largent Tulsa MVC 52 884 17.0 14 6 72 12.0 0 58 956 16.5 14
36 Jeff Chrystal Illinois Big Ten 21 358 17.0 1 21 358 17.0 1
37 Phillip Kent Baylor SWC 24 406 16.9 2 56 279 5.0 2 80 685 8.6 4
38 Steve Rivera California Pac-8 56 938 16.8 4 56 938 16.8 4
39 Dan O'Rourke Colorado State WAC 33 553 16.8 7 33 553 16.8 7
40 Gil Chapman Michigan Big Ten 23 378 16.4 3 41 228 5.6 3 64 606 9.5 6
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
41 Bennie Cunningham Clemson ACC 24 391 16.3 7 3 4 1.3 0 27 395 14.6 7
42 J.K. McKay* Southern California Pac-8 34 550 16.2 8 34 550 16.2 8
43 John Mastronardo Villanova Ind 46 739 16.1 3 46 739 16.1 3
44 Mike Mahoney Richmond Southern 32 515 16.1 3 32 515 16.1 3
45 Calvin Young Fresno State PCAA 29 468 16.1 2 3 10 3.3 0 32 478 14.9 2
46 Bruce Murphy Pittsburgh Ind 25 400 16.0 3 51 295 5.8 0 76 695 9.1 3
47 Jesse Mathers Vanderbilt SEC 23 369 16.0 2 23 369 16.0 2
48 Eddie Tate Southern Mississippi Ind 21 337 16.0 4 21 337 16.0 4
49 Tony Hill Stanford Pac-8 34 542 15.9 2 34 542 15.9 2
50 Walter White* Maryland ACC 32 508 15.9 3 10 116 11.6 2 42 624 14.9 5
51 Danny Buggs West Virginia Ind 24 381 15.9 2 2 54 27.0 0 26 435 16.7 2
52 Bob Harding Princeton Ivy 21 333 15.9 2 21 333 15.9 2
53 Troy Slade Duke ACC 31 489 15.8 2 2 -17 -8.5 0 33 472 14.3 2
54 Don Seymour Toledo MAC 43 673 15.7 8 3 29 9.7 0 46 702 15.3 8
55 Kenneth Roy Rice SWC 30 471 15.7 4 30 471 15.7 4
56 Bill Larson Colorado State WAC 26 408 15.7 2 26 408 15.7 2
57 Mike Murphy Drake MVC 41 638 15.6 3 41 638 15.6 3
58 Pete Demmerle Notre Dame Ind 43 667 15.5 6 43 667 15.5 6
59 Randy Whately Toledo MAC 27 419 15.5 3 15 35 2.3 1 42 454 10.8 4
60 Robin Ameen Navy Ind 26 403 15.5 2 6 9 1.5 0 32 412 12.9 2
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
61 Jeff Stempel Temple Ind 33 508 15.4 7 33 508 15.4 7
62 P.J. Calin Temple Ind 21 324 15.4 2 21 324 15.4 2
63 Willie Armstead Utah WAC 34 520 15.3 4 34 520 15.3 4
64 Gary Fencik Yale Ivy 32 491 15.3 2 32 491 15.3 2
65 Steve Marcantonio Miami (FL) Ind 22 337 15.3 0 22 337 15.3 0
66 Bob Bucola Pennsylvania Ivy 39 593 15.2 7 39 593 15.2 7
67 Jim Snow Dayton Ind 26 396 15.2 2 26 396 15.2 2
68 Tim Coles Idaho Ind 22 334 15.2 1 22 334 15.2 1
69 John Betham Brigham Young WAC 38 569 15.0 6 2 10 5.0 0 40 579 14.5 6
70 Don Westbrook* Nebraska Big 8 35 524 15.0 7 53 372 7.0 3 88 896 10.2 10
71 Bob Palm Oregon Pac-8 31 466 15.0 3 1 -12 -12.0 0 32 454 14.2 3
72 John Sawyer Southern Mississippi Ind 26 390 15.0 2 2 2 1.0 0 28 392 14.0 2
73 Pat Norton* North Carolina ACC 25 371 14.8 1 25 371 14.8 1
74 Rickey Brown Richmond Southern 19 281 14.8 3 19 281 14.8 3
75 David Brown Oregon State Pac-8 26 383 14.7 2 1 2 2.0 0 27 385 14.3 2
76 Ben Fordham Duke ACC 25 368 14.7 1 25 368 14.7 1
77 Allen Morgan Virginia Military Institute Southern 21 308 14.7 0 21 308 14.7 0
78 Alex Kandabarow Dartmouth Ivy 20 293 14.7 1 20 293 14.7 1
79 Scott Piper Arizona WAC 46 671 14.6 4 46 671 14.6 4
80 Bob Farr Air Force Ind 32 467 14.6 4 1 -2 -2.0 0 33 465 14.1 4
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
81 Donnie Holt Appalachian State Southern 28 410 14.6 2 28 410 14.6 2
82 Archie Gray Wyoming WAC 27 394 14.6 1 27 394 14.6 1
83 Ulysses Abadie Louisiana-Lafayette Ind 25 366 14.6 1 25 366 14.6 1
84 Neil Chamberlin Princeton Ivy 21 305 14.5 2 21 305 14.5 2
85 Greg Pieper Southern Mississippi Ind 21 304 14.5 1 1 -4 -4.0 0 22 300 13.6 1
86 Dexter Brown Columbia Ivy 26 374 14.4 2 26 374 14.4 2
87 Kevin Miller Louisville MVC 25 361 14.4 2 8 30 3.8 0 33 391 11.8 2
88 John Tuttle Kansas State Big 8 24 346 14.4 1 5 -25 -5.0 0 29 321 11.1 1
89 Rich Lilienthal Ohio MAC 22 315 14.3 1 22 315 14.3 1
90 Pat McInally Harvard Ivy 46 655 14.2 8 1 26 26.0 0 47 681 14.5 8
91 Ike McBee San Jose State PCAA 33 466 14.1 3 33 466 14.1 3
92 John Jefferson Arizona State WAC 30 423 14.1 1 4 36 9.0 0 34 459 13.5 1
93 Jack Schulte Miami (OH) MAC 25 352 14.1 1 25 352 14.1 1
94 Doug Wilson Wyoming WAC 25 351 14.0 2 12 50 4.2 0 37 401 10.8 2
95 Dinky Jones Richmond Southern 29 402 13.9 3 3 52 17.3 1 32 454 14.2 4
96 Gary Hosier Northern Illinois Ind 27 375 13.9 1 27 375 13.9 1
97 J.T. Hollins North Texas MVC 27 374 13.9 1 5 28 5.6 0 32 402 12.6 1
98 Larry Seivers* Tennessee SEC 25 347 13.9 2 25 347 13.9 2
99 Jeff Blanc Brigham Young WAC 32 442 13.8 4 199 784 3.9 6 231 1226 5.3 10
100 Jimmy Kelly Cincinnati Ind 25 345 13.8 1 25 345 13.8 1
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
101 Mark Miller Missouri Big 8 38 522 13.7 5 22 155 7.0 1 60 677 11.3 6
102 Dan Prager San Jose State PCAA 33 453 13.7 7 1 3 3.0 0 34 456 13.4 7
103 Dave McAvoy Columbia Ivy 17 233 13.7 2 2 -7 -3.5 0 19 226 11.9 2
104 John Dunn Wyoming WAC 25 339 13.6 0 25 339 13.6 0
105 Dwight McDonald San Diego State PCAA 86 1157 13.5 7 86 1157 13.5 7
106 Theopolis Bell Arizona WAC 53 700 13.2 11 3 2 0.7 0 56 702 12.5 11
107 Bruce Starks Cornell Ivy 47 619 13.2 2 47 619 13.2 2
108 Carl Barschig Washington State Pac-8 32 423 13.2 3 32 423 13.2 3
109 Chuck Muncie California Pac-8 31 410 13.2 3 164 791 4.8 8 195 1201 6.2 11
110 Dave Zumbach Boston College Ind 43 557 13.0 4 43 557 13.0 4
111 Dave Logan Colorado Big 8 21 273 13.0 0 16 89 5.6 0 37 362 9.8 0
112 Dave Quehl Holy Cross Ind 62 801 12.9 6 3 0 0.0 0 65 801 12.3 6
113 Ken Dooner Kent State MAC 35 451 12.9 4 35 451 12.9 4
114 Mike Hopkins San Jose State PCAA 33 425 12.9 4 3 91 30.3 1 36 516 14.3 5
115 Frank Russell* Maryland ACC 33 424 12.8 0 33 424 12.8 0
116 Keith Calvin Indiana Big Ten 29 367 12.7 1 28 102 3.6 0 57 469 8.2 1
117 Brad Williams Stanford Pac-8 24 305 12.7 1 24 305 12.7 1
118 Greg Cowser Western Michigan MAC 32 403 12.6 4 32 403 12.6 4
119 Joe Goldsmith Florida State Ind 42 525 12.5 2 2 0 0.0 0 44 525 11.9 2
120 Fuzzy Filliez Marshall Ind 34 426 12.5 1 1 -18 -18.0 0 35 408 11.7 1
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
121 Mike Flanagan Indiana Big Ten 21 262 12.5 2 3 15 5.0 0 24 277 11.5 2
122 Marshall Mills West Virginia Ind 36 445 12.4 3 36 445 12.4 3
123 Eric Test Stanford Pac-8 34 419 12.3 3 34 419 12.3 3
124 Jim Colleran Virginia ACC 24 294 12.3 1 24 294 12.3 1
125 Tom Fadden Virginia ACC 34 416 12.2 3 1 6 6.0 0 35 422 12.1 3
126 Tom Fortner Tulane Ind 24 293 12.2 1 2 -24 -12.0 0 26 269 10.3 1
127 Mike Shumann Florida State Ind 43 515 12.0 3 4 -5 -1.3 0 47 510 10.9 3
128 Rick Kimbrough Mississippi SEC 23 271 11.8 2 13 80 6.2 0 36 351 9.8 2
129 John Boles Bowling Green State MAC 25 291 11.6 2 9 28 3.1 0 34 319 9.4 2
130 Howie Richardson Boston College Ind 25 289 11.6 0 3 20 6.7 0 28 309 11.0 0
131 Ed Lofton Rice SWC 42 483 11.5 2 42 483 11.5 2
132 Mel deLaura Hawaii Ind 42 482 11.5 2 42 482 11.5 2
133 Don Wierbinski Cornell Ivy 35 400 11.4 1 35 400 11.4 1
134 Henry Hynoski Temple Ind 24 274 11.4 2 206 1006 4.9 7 230 1280 5.6 9
135 Scott Yelvington Northwestern Big Ten 37 417 11.3 2 37 417 11.3 2
136 John Ross Toledo MAC 77 866 11.2 2 77 866 11.2 2
137 Stan Ricketts Wichita State MVC 41 461 11.2 2 41 461 11.2 2
138 Bobby Ward Memphis Ind 28 312 11.1 0 6 24 4.0 0 34 336 9.9 0
139 Kevin Gropp Princeton Ivy 23 243 10.6 0 23 243 10.6 0
140 Kent Carpenter Wichita State MVC 32 335 10.5 0 32 335 10.5 0
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
141 Louis Carter* Maryland ACC 26 270 10.4 1 246 1056 4.3 6 272 1326 4.9 7
142 James Thompson Memphis Ind 40 395 9.9 5 40 395 9.9 5
143 Bob Petchel Syracuse Ind 21 206 9.8 2 21 206 9.8 2
144 Larry Harper Miami (OH) MAC 28 243 8.7 1 10 43 4.3 0 38 286 7.5 1
145 Mark McAleenan Dartmouth Ivy 17 141 8.3 0 17 141 8.3 0
146 Mark Bailey California Pac-8 21 173 8.2 1 68 287 4.2 1 89 460 5.2 2
147 Jim O'Connor Drake MVC 39 309 7.9 2 238 1031 4.3 4 277 1340 4.8 6
148 Freddie Carolina Tulsa MVC 23 174 7.6 1 78 254 3.3 3 101 428 4.2 4
149 Tim Mahoney Brigham Young WAC 23 170 7.4 5 46 169 3.7 0 69 339 4.9 5
150 Mike Luttrell Texas Christian SWC 35 252 7.2 1 161 541 3.4 196 793 4.0 1
151 Dennis Cremeens Indiana Big Ten 21 139 6.6 0 60 347 5.8 1 81 486 6.0 1