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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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157 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 Alcy Jackson Baylor SWC 22 436 19.8 2 22 436 19.8 2
12 Lee McGriff* Florida SEC 38 750 19.7 7 2 18 9.0 0 40 768 19.2 7
13 Kelvin Kirk Dayton Ind 24 461 19.2 5 1 -1 -1.0 0 25 460 18.4 5
14 Ronnie Barnett Texas-Arlington Ind 24 458 19.1 5 7 42 6.0 0 31 500 16.1 5
15 Jaime Garza Tulane Ind 24 457 19.0 4 24 457 19.0 4
16 Mike Walker Texas-El Paso WAC 23 438 19.0 3 23 438 19.0 3
17 Jim Smith Michigan Big Ten 21 392 18.7 4 21 392 18.7 4
18 Larry Burton Purdue Big Ten 38 702 18.5 4 1 -11 -11.0 0 39 691 17.7 4
19 Nate Fergerson San Diego State PCAA 42 771 18.4 5 42 771 18.4 5
20 Jessie Green Tulsa MVC 31 566 18.3 1 1 -11 -11.0 0 32 555 17.3 1
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Emmett Edwards Kansas Big 8 30 542 18.1 3 5 31 6.2 0 35 573 16.4 3
22 Joe Smalzer Illinois Big Ten 29 525 18.1 4 29 525 18.1 4
23 Ken Shelton Virginia ACC 32 575 18.0 8 0 0 1 32 575 18.0 9
24 Dick Pawlewicz William & Mary Southern 21 378 18.0 4 10 35 3.5 0 31 413 13.3 4
25 Jimmy Jerome* North Carolina ACC 49 879 17.9 6 31 199 6.4 1 80 1078 13.5 7
26 Norm Andersen UCLA Pac-8 27 480 17.8 3 27 480 17.8 3
27 Trent Smock Indiana Big Ten 31 549 17.7 7 31 549 17.7 7
28 Lawrence Williams Texas Tech SWC 27 477 17.7 6 13 87 6.7 0 40 564 14.1 6
29 Bruce Puhr Southern Illinois Ind 36 627 17.4 3 1 -10 -10.0 0 37 617 16.7 3
30 Pete Righi Temple Ind 35 608 17.4 8 35 608 17.4 8
31 Don Buckey* North Carolina State ACC 26 452 17.4 2 26 452 17.4 2
32 Eamon McEneaney Cornell Ivy 19 330 17.4 4 2 0 0.0 0 21 330 15.7 4
33 Luther Blue Iowa State Big 8 26 450 17.3 4 2 21 10.5 0 28 471 16.8 4
34 Bill Schultz Iowa Big Ten 25 432 17.3 1 25 432 17.3 1
35 Barry Burton Vanderbilt SEC 22 378 17.2 3 31 307 9.9 1 53 685 12.9 4
36 Mike Renfro Texas Christian SWC 21 362 17.2 2 3 39 13.0 24 401 16.7 2
37 Steve Largent Tulsa MVC 52 884 17.0 14 6 72 12.0 0 58 956 16.5 14
38 Jeff Chrystal Illinois Big Ten 21 358 17.0 1 21 358 17.0 1
39 Phillip Kent Baylor SWC 24 406 16.9 2 56 279 5.0 2 80 685 8.6 4
40 Steve Rivera California Pac-8 56 938 16.8 4 56 938 16.8 4
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
41 Dan O'Rourke Colorado State WAC 33 553 16.8 7 33 553 16.8 7
42 Gil Chapman Michigan Big Ten 23 378 16.4 3 41 228 5.6 3 64 606 9.5 6
43 Bennie Cunningham Clemson ACC 24 391 16.3 7 3 4 1.3 0 27 395 14.6 7
44 J.K. McKay* Southern California Pac-8 34 550 16.2 8 34 550 16.2 8
45 John Mastronardo Villanova Ind 46 739 16.1 3 46 739 16.1 3
46 Mike Mahoney Richmond Southern 32 515 16.1 3 32 515 16.1 3
47 Calvin Young Fresno State PCAA 29 468 16.1 2 3 10 3.3 0 32 478 14.9 2
48 Bruce Murphy Pittsburgh Ind 25 400 16.0 3 51 295 5.8 0 76 695 9.1 3
49 Jesse Mathers Vanderbilt SEC 23 369 16.0 2 23 369 16.0 2
50 Eddie Tate Southern Mississippi Ind 21 337 16.0 4 21 337 16.0 4
51 Tony Hill Stanford Pac-8 34 542 15.9 2 34 542 15.9 2
52 Walter White* Maryland ACC 32 508 15.9 3 10 116 11.6 2 42 624 14.9 5
53 Danny Buggs West Virginia Ind 24 381 15.9 2 2 54 27.0 0 26 435 16.7 2
54 Bob Harding Princeton Ivy 21 333 15.9 2 21 333 15.9 2
55 Troy Slade Duke ACC 31 489 15.8 2 2 -17 -8.5 0 33 472 14.3 2
56 Don Seymour Toledo MAC 43 673 15.7 8 3 29 9.7 0 46 702 15.3 8
57 Kenneth Roy Rice SWC 30 471 15.7 4 30 471 15.7 4
58 Bill Larson Colorado State WAC 26 408 15.7 2 26 408 15.7 2
59 Howard Lewis Mississippi State SEC 21 330 15.7 1 21 330 15.7 1
60 Mike Murphy Drake MVC 41 638 15.6 3 41 638 15.6 3
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
61 Pete Demmerle Notre Dame Ind 43 667 15.5 6 43 667 15.5 6
62 Randy Whately Toledo MAC 27 419 15.5 3 15 35 2.3 1 42 454 10.8 4
63 Robin Ameen Navy Ind 26 403 15.5 2 6 9 1.5 0 32 412 12.9 2
64 Jeff Stempel Temple Ind 33 508 15.4 7 33 508 15.4 7
65 P.J. Calin Temple Ind 21 324 15.4 2 21 324 15.4 2
66 Willie Armstead Utah WAC 34 520 15.3 4 34 520 15.3 4
67 Gary Fencik Yale Ivy 32 491 15.3 2 32 491 15.3 2
68 Steve Marcantonio Miami (FL) Ind 22 337 15.3 0 22 337 15.3 0
69 Bob Bucola Pennsylvania Ivy 39 593 15.2 7 39 593 15.2 7
70 Jim Snow Dayton Ind 26 396 15.2 2 26 396 15.2 2
71 Tim Coles Idaho Ind 22 334 15.2 1 22 334 15.2 1
72 John Betham Brigham Young WAC 38 569 15.0 6 2 10 5.0 0 40 579 14.5 6
73 Don Westbrook* Nebraska Big 8 35 524 15.0 7 53 372 7.0 3 88 896 10.2 10
74 Bob Palm Oregon Pac-8 31 466 15.0 3 1 -12 -12.0 0 32 454 14.2 3
75 John Sawyer Southern Mississippi Ind 26 390 15.0 2 2 2 1.0 0 28 392 14.0 2
76 Ricky Thompson Baylor SWC 21 316 15.0 1 21 316 15.0 1
77 Pat Norton* North Carolina ACC 25 371 14.8 1 25 371 14.8 1
78 Rickey Brown Richmond Southern 19 281 14.8 3 19 281 14.8 3
79 David Brown Oregon State Pac-8 26 383 14.7 2 1 2 2.0 0 27 385 14.3 2
80 Ben Fordham Duke ACC 25 368 14.7 1 25 368 14.7 1
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
81 Allen Morgan Virginia Military Institute Southern 21 308 14.7 0 21 308 14.7 0
82 Alex Kandabarow Dartmouth Ivy 20 293 14.7 1 20 293 14.7 1
83 Scott Piper Arizona WAC 46 671 14.6 4 46 671 14.6 4
84 Bob Farr Air Force Ind 32 467 14.6 4 1 -2 -2.0 0 33 465 14.1 4
85 Donnie Holt Appalachian State Southern 28 410 14.6 2 28 410 14.6 2
86 Archie Gray Wyoming WAC 27 394 14.6 1 27 394 14.6 1
87 Ulysses Abadie Louisiana-Lafayette Ind 25 366 14.6 1 25 366 14.6 1
88 Neil Chamberlin Princeton Ivy 21 305 14.5 2 21 305 14.5 2
89 Greg Pieper Southern Mississippi Ind 21 304 14.5 1 1 -4 -4.0 0 22 300 13.6 1
90 Dexter Brown Columbia Ivy 26 374 14.4 2 26 374 14.4 2
91 Kevin Miller Louisville MVC 25 361 14.4 2 8 30 3.8 0 33 391 11.8 2
92 John Tuttle Kansas State Big 8 24 346 14.4 1 5 -25 -5.0 0 29 321 11.1 1
93 Rich Lilienthal Ohio MAC 22 315 14.3 1 22 315 14.3 1
94 Pat McInally Harvard Ivy 46 655 14.2 8 1 26 26.0 0 47 681 14.5 8
95 Ike McBee San Jose State PCAA 33 466 14.1 3 33 466 14.1 3
96 John Jefferson Arizona State WAC 30 423 14.1 1 4 36 9.0 0 34 459 13.5 1
97 Jack Schulte Miami (OH) MAC 25 352 14.1 1 25 352 14.1 1
98 Doug Wilson Wyoming WAC 25 351 14.0 2 12 50 4.2 0 37 401 10.8 2
99 Dinky Jones Richmond Southern 29 402 13.9 3 3 52 17.3 1 32 454 14.2 4
100 Gary Hosier Northern Illinois Ind 27 375 13.9 1 27 375 13.9 1
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
101 J.T. Hollins North Texas MVC 27 374 13.9 1 5 28 5.6 0 32 402 12.6 1
102 Larry Seivers* Tennessee SEC 25 347 13.9 2 25 347 13.9 2
103 Jeff Blanc Brigham Young WAC 32 442 13.8 4 199 784 3.9 6 231 1226 5.3 10
104 Jimmy Kelly Cincinnati Ind 25 345 13.8 1 25 345 13.8 1
105 Mark Miller Missouri Big 8 38 522 13.7 5 22 155 7.0 1 60 677 11.3 6
106 Dan Prager San Jose State PCAA 33 453 13.7 7 1 3 3.0 0 34 456 13.4 7
107 Dave McAvoy Columbia Ivy 17 233 13.7 2 2 -7 -3.5 0 19 226 11.9 2
108 John Dunn Wyoming WAC 25 339 13.6 0 25 339 13.6 0
109 Dwight McDonald San Diego State PCAA 86 1157 13.5 7 86 1157 13.5 7
110 Theopolis Bell Arizona WAC 53 700 13.2 11 3 2 0.7 0 56 702 12.5 11
111 Bruce Starks Cornell Ivy 47 619 13.2 2 47 619 13.2 2
112 Carl Barschig Washington State Pac-8 32 423 13.2 3 32 423 13.2 3
113 Chuck Muncie California Pac-8 31 410 13.2 3 164 791 4.8 8 195 1201 6.2 11
114 Dave Zumbach Boston College Ind 43 557 13.0 4 43 557 13.0 4
115 Dave Logan Colorado Big 8 21 273 13.0 0 16 89 5.6 0 37 362 9.8 0
116 Dave Quehl Holy Cross Ind 62 801 12.9 6 3 0 0.0 0 65 801 12.3 6
117 Ken Dooner Kent State MAC 35 451 12.9 4 35 451 12.9 4
118 Mike Hopkins San Jose State PCAA 33 425 12.9 4 3 91 30.3 1 36 516 14.3 5
119 Frank Russell* Maryland ACC 33 424 12.8 0 33 424 12.8 0
120 Keith Calvin Indiana Big Ten 29 367 12.7 1 28 102 3.6 0 57 469 8.2 1
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
121 Brad Williams Stanford Pac-8 24 305 12.7 1 24 305 12.7 1
122 Greg Cowser Western Michigan MAC 32 403 12.6 4 32 403 12.6 4
123 Joe Goldsmith Florida State Ind 42 525 12.5 2 2 0 0.0 0 44 525 11.9 2
124 Fuzzy Filliez Marshall Ind 34 426 12.5 1 1 -18 -18.0 0 35 408 11.7 1
125 Mike Flanagan Indiana Big Ten 21 262 12.5 2 3 15 5.0 0 24 277 11.5 2
126 Marshall Mills West Virginia Ind 36 445 12.4 3 36 445 12.4 3
127 Eric Test Stanford Pac-8 34 419 12.3 3 34 419 12.3 3
128 Jim Colleran Virginia ACC 24 294 12.3 1 24 294 12.3 1
129 Tom Fadden Virginia ACC 34 416 12.2 3 1 6 6.0 0 35 422 12.1 3
130 Tom Fortner Tulane Ind 24 293 12.2 1 2 -24 -12.0 0 26 269 10.3 1
131 Mike Shumann Florida State Ind 43 515 12.0 3 4 -5 -1.3 0 47 510 10.9 3
132 Rick Kimbrough Mississippi SEC 23 271 11.8 2 13 80 6.2 0 36 351 9.8 2
133 John Boles Bowling Green State MAC 25 291 11.6 2 9 28 3.1 0 34 319 9.4 2
134 Howie Richardson Boston College Ind 25 289 11.6 0 3 20 6.7 0 28 309 11.0 0
135 Ed Lofton Rice SWC 42 483 11.5 2 42 483 11.5 2
136 Mel deLaura Hawaii Ind 42 482 11.5 2 42 482 11.5 2
137 Don Wierbinski Cornell Ivy 35 400 11.4 1 35 400 11.4 1
138 Henry Hynoski Temple Ind 24 274 11.4 2 206 1006 4.9 7 230 1280 5.6 9
139 Scott Yelvington Northwestern Big Ten 37 417 11.3 2 37 417 11.3 2
140 John Ross Toledo MAC 77 866 11.2 2 77 866 11.2 2
Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rk Player School Conf Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
141 Stan Ricketts Wichita State MVC 41 461 11.2 2 41 461 11.2 2
142 Bobby Ward Memphis Ind 28 312 11.1 0 6 24 4.0 0 34 336 9.9 0
143 Kevin Gropp Princeton Ivy 23 243 10.6 0 23 243 10.6 0
144 Kent Carpenter Wichita State MVC 32 335 10.5 0 32 335 10.5 0
145 Louis Carter* Maryland ACC 26 270 10.4 1 246 1056 4.3 6 272 1326 4.9 7
146 Steve Beaird Baylor SWC 22 223 10.1 3 267 1104 4.1 13 289 1327 4.6 16
147 James Thompson Memphis Ind 40 395 9.9 5 40 395 9.9 5
148 Bob Petchel Syracuse Ind 21 206 9.8 2 21 206 9.8 2
149 Larry Harper Miami (OH) MAC 28 243 8.7 1 10 43 4.3 0 38 286 7.5 1
150 Mark McAleenan Dartmouth Ivy 17 141 8.3 0 17 141 8.3 0
151 Mark Bailey California Pac-8 21 173 8.2 1 68 287 4.2 1 89 460 5.2 2
152 Jim O'Connor Drake MVC 39 309 7.9 2 238 1031 4.3 4 277 1340 4.8 6
153 Freddie Carolina Tulsa MVC 23 174 7.6 1 78 254 3.3 3 101 428 4.2 4
154 Tim Mahoney Brigham Young WAC 23 170 7.4 5 46 169 3.7 0 69 339 4.9 5
155 Mike Luttrell Texas Christian SWC 35 252 7.2 1 161 541 3.4 196 793 4.0 1
156 Dennis Cremeens Indiana Big Ten 21 139 6.6 0 60 347 5.8 1 81 486 6.0 1
157 Todd Christensen Brigham Young WAC 21 134 6.4 2 41 150 3.7 1 62 284 4.6 3