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1975 Leaders

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National Champion: Oklahoma (AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Archie Griffin (Ohio State)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Woody Hayes (Ohio State)

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

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Pass Completions

1. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 198
2. Steve Myer (NM) 190
  Gene Swick (TOL) 190
4. Joe Bruner (LAMON) 160
5. Jack Henderson (OR) 151
6. Pat Degnan (UT) 140
7. Scott Gardner (VA) 133
  Greg Kokal (KENT) 133
9. Joe Roth (CA) 126
10. Neftali Cortez (FREST) 125
11. Ron Beible (PRIN) 123
  Tony Dungy (MN) 123
13. Jeff Grantz* (SC) 120
14. Jerry Golsteyn (NIL) 117
  Clyde Walker (FLST) 117
16. Jeb Blount (TLS) 116
17. Dave Buckey (NCST) 113
  Roger Proffitt (SJST) 113
  Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 113
  Tommy Kramer (RICE) 113

Pass Attempts

1. Steve Myer (NM) 353
2. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 349
3. Jack Henderson (OR) 321
4. Joe Bruner (LAMON) 312
5. Gene Swick (TOL) 308
6. Pat Degnan (UT) 289
7. Greg Kokal (KENT) 276
8. Scott Gardner (VA) 272
9. Buddy Gilbert (TLN) 264
10. Roger Proffitt (SJST) 258
11. Neftali Cortez (FREST) 246
12. Ron Beible (PRIN) 244
13. Bob Martin (HC) 234
14. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 232
15. Mike Cordova (STAN) 231
16. Mark Driscoll (COST) 227
17. Lee Cook (TXX) 226
  Joe Roth (CA) 226
  Tommy Kramer (RICE) 226
20. Tony Dungy (MN) 225

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Mike Kruczek (BC) 65.2
2. Gene Swick (TOL) 61.7
3. Gifford Nielsen (BYU) 61.1
4. David Williams (CO) 59.9
5. Bob Graustein (PA) 58.5
6. Clyde Walker (FLST) 57.6
7. Larry Dick (MD) 57.0
8. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 56.7
9. Dave Buckey (NCST) 56.2
10. Jim Kubacki (HARV) 56.2
11. Joe Roth (CA) 55.8
12. Jeff Grantz* (SC) 55.6
13. Tony Dungy (MN) 54.7
14. Mike Brait (DART) 54.4
15. Bob Bateman (BROWN) 54.4
16. Steve Myer (NM) 53.8
17. Jeb Blount (TLS) 53.2
18. Mark Lambert (VAMI) 53.2
19. Jerry Golsteyn (NIL) 52.9
20. Mark Miller (BGSU) 52.4

Passing Yards

1. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 2660
2. Steve Myer (NM) 2501
3. Gene Swick (TOL) 2487
4. Joe Bruner (LAMON) 2025
5. Joe Roth (CA) 1880
6. Jeff Grantz* (SC) 1815
7. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 1792
8. Greg Kokal (KENT) 1754
9. Bruce Hill (AZ) 1747
10. Neftali Cortez (FREST) 1674
11. Jeb Blount (TLS) 1663
12. Roger Proffitt (SJST) 1661
13. Joe Paopao (LBS) 1652
14. Pat Degnan (UT) 1621
15. Clyde Walker (FLST) 1619
16. Buddy Gilbert (TLN) 1559
17. Scott Gardner (VA) 1547
18. Jerry Golsteyn (NIL) 1539
19. Tony Dungy (MN) 1515
20. Dave Buckey (NCST) 1511

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jim Kubacki (HARV) 9.3
2. Jeff Grantz* (SC) 8.4
3. Joe Roth (CA) 8.3
4. Joe Paopao (LBS) 8.3
5. Gifford Nielsen (BYU) 8.2
6. Bruce Hill (AZ) 8.1
7. Gene Swick (TOL) 8.1
8. Clyde Walker (FLST) 8.0
9. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 7.7
10. Greg Van Ness (UTST) 7.7
11. Jeb Blount (TLS) 7.6
12. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 7.6
13. Larry Dick (MD) 7.5
14. Dave Buckey (NCST) 7.5
15. Stone Phillips (YALE) 7.5
16. Randy Robertson (LATECH) 7.5
17. David Williams (CO) 7.5
18. B.J. Dailey (DAYT) 7.2
19. Steve Myer (NM) 7.1
20. Jerry Golsteyn (NIL) 7.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bruce Hill (AZ) 9.2
2. Joe Roth (CA) 8.2
3. Larry Dick (MD) 8.0
4. Jim Kubacki (HARV) 7.9
5. Gifford Nielsen (BYU) 7.5
6. Jeff Grantz* (SC) 7.4
7. Randy Robertson (LATECH) 7.4
8. Gene Swick (TOL) 7.3
9. Clyde Walker (FLST) 7.2
10. David Williams (CO) 7.0
11. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 6.9
12. Steve Myer (NM) 6.5
13. Stone Phillips (YALE) 6.4
14. Jeb Blount (TLS) 6.3
15. Bob Bateman (BROWN) 6.2
16. Joe Paopao (LBS) 6.1
17. Mike Brait (DART) 5.7
18. Mike Kruczek (BC) 5.7
19. Mark Miller (BGSU) 5.7
20. Dave Buckey (NCST) 5.7

Passing Touchdowns

1. Steve Myer (NM) 21
2. Bruce Hill (AZ) 18
3. Jeff Grantz* (SC) 16
4. Tony Dungy (MN) 15
  Craig Penrose (SDGST) 15
  Gene Swick (TOL) 15
7. Joe Roth (CA) 14
8. Jeb Blount (TLS) 13
  Roger Proffitt (SJST) 13
10. Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 12
11. Mike Brait (DART) 11
  Mike Cordova (STAN) 11
  Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 11
  Jim Kubacki (HARV) 11
  Greg Kokal (KENT) 11
16. Jerry McManus (WAKE) 10
  Clyde Walker (FLST) 10
  Guy Benjamin (STAN) 10
  Gifford Nielsen (BYU) 10
  Billy Paschall (NC) 10
  Joe Paopao (LBS) 10

Passing Interceptions

1. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 24
2. Neftali Cortez (FREST) 22
3. Pat Degnan (UT) 21
  Buddy Gilbert (TLN) 21
5. Scott Gardner (VA) 19
6. Bob Martin (HC) 18
  Leamon Hall (ARMY) 18
8. Jerry McManus (WAKE) 17
  Greg Kokal (KENT) 17
  Greg Van Ness (UTST) 17
  Lee Cook (TXX) 17
12. Roger Proffitt (SJST) 16
  Tommy Kramer (RICE) 16
  Jack Henderson (OR) 16
15. Joe Bruner (LAMON) 15
  Tom Rozantz (WMMARY) 15
  Bobby McKinley (TXEP) 15
18. Steve Myer (NM) 14
  Kurt Steger (IL) 14
  John Sciarra* (UCLA) 14
  Tony Dungy (MN) 14
  Joe Paopao (LBS) 14
  B.J. Dailey (DAYT) 14

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Jim Kubacki (HARV) 147.6
2. Bruce Hill (AZ) 140.5
3. Gifford Nielsen (BYU) 140.3
4. Joe Roth (CA) 139.9
5. Jeff Grantz* (SC) 139.5
6. Gene Swick (TOL) 137.8
7. Larry Dick (MD) 134.4
8. Clyde Walker (FLST) 133.0
9. David Williams (CO) 130.1
10. Mike Kruczek (BC) 126.8
11. Jeb Blount (TLS) 126.0
12. Randy Robertson (LATECH) 125.7
13. Steve Myer (NM) 125.0
14. Mike Brait (DART) 122.7
15. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 121.5
16. Joe Paopao (LBS) 121.4
17. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 121.2
18. Tony Dungy (MN) 120.8
19. Bob Bateman (BROWN) 118.6
20. Dave Buckey (NCST) 118.3

Rush Attempts

1. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 385
2. Herb Lusk (LBS) 310
3. Louie Giammona (UTST) 303
4. Gordon Bell* (MI) 273
5. Billy Marek (WI) 272
6. Freddie Williams* (AZST) 266
7. Rob Carpenter* (MIAOH) 264
8. Walter Peacock (LOU) 262
  Archie Griffin* (OHST) 262
10. Mike Voight (NC) 259
11. Tony Dorsett (PITT) 255
12. Courtney Snyder (IN) 248
  Sonny Collins (KY) 248
14. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 242
15. Greg Boykin (NWEST) 239
16. Clark Gaines (WAKE) 238
17. Curt Edwards (RUT) 236
  Arnold Welcher (OH) 236
19. Levi Jackson (MIST) 230
20. Chuck Muncie (CA) 228

Rushing Yards

1. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 1957
2. Tony Dorsett (PITT) 1686
3. Herb Lusk (LBS) 1596
4. Chuck Muncie (CA) 1460
5. Louie Giammona (UTST) 1454
6. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1450
7. Freddie Williams* (AZST) 1427
8. Jimmy DuBose* (FL) 1402
9. Gordon Bell* (MI) 1390
10. Wendell Tyler* (UCLA) 1388
11. Billy Marek (WI) 1281
12. Mike Voight (NC) 1250
13. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 1223
14. Dennis Bolden (ARST) 1191
15. Arnold Welcher (OH) 1175
16. Curt Edwards (RUT) 1157
17. Sonny Collins (KY) 1150
18. Rick Kane (SJST) 1144
19. Rob Carpenter* (MIAOH) 1142
20. Kevin Long* (SC) 1133

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. David Sims (GATECH) 8.2
2. Jerry Eckwood (AR) 7.6
3. Leroy Harris (ARST) 7.0
4. Laverne Smith (KS) 6.9
5. Glynn Harrison (GA) 6.8
6. Anthony Dogan (WTXAM) 6.8
7. Jimmy DuBose* (FL) 6.7
8. Emmitt Hamilton (APPST) 6.7
9. Wendell Tyler* (UCLA) 6.7
10. Johnny Davis (AL) 6.7
11. Artie Owens* (WV) 6.6
12. Jimmy Bailey (TXARL) 6.6
13. Tony Dorsett (PITT) 6.6
14. Bubba Bean (TXAM) 6.6
15. Ted Brown (NCST) 6.4
16. Chuck Muncie (CA) 6.4
17. Dennis Bolden (ARST) 6.4
18. Horace Ivory (OK) 6.4
19. Vincent Allen (INST) 6.3
20. Ken Strayhorn (ECAR) 6.3

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Pete Johnson* (OHST) 25
2. David Hines (ARST) 16
3. John Sciarra* (UCLA) 14
4. Herb Lusk (LBS) 13
  Tony Dorsett (PITT) 13
  Earl Campbell (TX) 13
  Billy Marek (WI) 13
  Ricky Bell* (SCA) 13
  Gordon Bell* (MI) 13
  Chuck Muncie (CA) 13
  Rob Carpenter* (MIAOH) 13
12. Jeff Grantz* (SC) 12
  Ted Brown (NCST) 12
  Dave Preston (BGSU) 12
  Walt Hodges (CMI) 12
16. Sherman Smith* (MIAOH) 11
  Mike Gray (CMI) 11
  Dennis Bolden (ARST) 11
  Terry Miller (OKST) 11
  Louie Giammona (UTST) 11
  Mike Voight (NC) 11

Receptions

1. Dave Quehl (HC) 63
2. Preston Dennard (NM) 59
3. Steve Rivera (CA) 57
  Duke Fergerson (SDGST) 57
5. Bob Farnham (BROWN) 56
6. Tony Hill (STAN) 55
7. Fuzzy Filliez (MARSH) 54
8. Pat Tilley (LATECH) 53
9. John Jefferson* (AZST) 52
  Greg Bauer (OR) 52
11. Steve Largent (TLS) 51
12. Scott Yelvington (NWEST) 50
  Mike Green (OH) 50
14. Mike Renfro (TXX) 49
  Jeff Hepinstall (TOL) 49
16. Tom Fadden (VA) 48
17. Ronnie Moore (VAMI) 47
18. Scott Piper (AZ) 45
  Larry Mucker* (AZST) 45
  John Mastronardo (NOVA) 45

Receiving Yards

1. Steve Largent (TLS) 1000
2. Preston Dennard (NM) 962
3. Dave Quehl (HC) 959
4. Henry Marshall (MO) 945
5. Pat Tilley (LATECH) 926
6. John Jefferson* (AZST) 921
7. Tony Hill (STAN) 916
8. Duke Fergerson (SDGST) 886
9. Larry Seivers (TN) 840
10. Wesley Walker (CA) 839
11. Mike Renfro (TXX) 810
12. Larry Mucker* (AZST) 796
13. Steve Rivera (CA) 790
14. Mike Shumann (FLST) 730
15. Gary Fencik (YALE) 729
16. Scott Piper (AZ) 718
17. Phillip Logan* (SC) 716
18. Bob Farnham (BROWN) 701
  Mike Willis (LBS) 701
20. Scott Yelvington (NWEST) 686

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Kelvin Kirk (DAYT) 24.5
2. Wesley Walker (CA) 23.3
3. Mike Barber (LATECH) 23.1
4. Jim Smith* (MI) 23.0
5. Mark Twitty (RUT) 22.7
6. Tom Fleming (DART) 21.8
7. Craig Brantley (CLEM) 21.6
8. Henry Marshall (MO) 21.5
9. John Van Der Wouden (BYU) 21.4
10. Mike Andress (BALLST) 20.9
11. Freeman Johns (SMETH) 20.5
12. Larry Seivers (TN) 20.5
13. Brion Applegate (COLG) 20.4
14. Mel Jacobs (SDGST) 20.0
15. Jim Curry (HARV) 20.0
16. Jaime Garza (TLN) 20.0
17. John Call (RICH) 19.8
18. Theopolis Bell (AZ) 19.7
19. Steve Largent (TLS) 19.6
20. Mike Shumann (FLST) 19.2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 389
2. Herb Lusk (LBS) 320
3. Louie Giammona (UTST) 310
4. Billy Marek (WI) 282
5. Gordon Bell* (MI) 280
6. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 276
7. Freddie Williams* (AZST) 274
8. Rob Carpenter* (MIAOH) 272
9. Walter Peacock (LOU) 270
10. Chuck Muncie (CA) 267
11. Tony Dorsett (PITT) 266
12. Mike Voight (NC) 260
13. Courtney Snyder (IN) 256
14. Sonny Collins (KY) 250
15. Greg Boykin (NWEST) 249
16. Ron Harris (COST) 243
17. Clark Gaines (WAKE) 242
  Nolan Cromwell (KS) 242
  Curt Edwards (RUT) 242
20. Arnold Welcher (OH) 238

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 2057
2. Tony Dorsett (PITT) 1877
3. Chuck Muncie (CA) 1852
4. Herb Lusk (LBS) 1658
5. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1620
6. Freddie Williams* (AZST) 1510
7. Louie Giammona (UTST) 1487
8. Gordon Bell* (MI) 1474
9. Jimmy DuBose* (FL) 1410
10. Billy Marek (WI) 1394
11. Wendell Tyler* (UCLA) 1388
12. Dan Saleet (BGSU) 1304
13. Mike Voight (NC) 1259
14. Greg Boykin (NWEST) 1225
15. Nolan Cromwell (KS) 1223
16. Kevin Long* (SC) 1222
17. Curt Edwards (RUT) 1217
18. Rick Kane (SJST) 1205
19. Dennis Bolden (ARST) 1196
  Arnold Welcher (OH) 1196

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Pete Johnson* (OHST) 26
2. David Hines (ARST) 17
3. Herb Lusk (LBS) 16
  Tony Dorsett (PITT) 16
5. Chuck Muncie (CA) 15
6. John Sciarra* (UCLA) 14
  Steve Largent (TLS) 14
  Ricky Bell* (SCA) 14
  Gordon Bell* (MI) 14
  Dave Preston (BGSU) 14
11. Rob Carpenter* (MIAOH) 13
  Ted Brown (NCST) 13
  Earl Campbell (TX) 13
  Billy Marek (WI) 13
15. Emmitt Hamilton (APPST) 12
  Walt Hodges (CMI) 12
  Jeff Grantz* (SC) 12
18. Curt Edwards (RUT) 11
  Terry Miller (OKST) 11
  Mike Voight (NC) 11
  Sherman Smith* (MIAOH) 11
  Arry Moody (LATECH) 11
  Terry Kunz (CO) 11
  Mike Gray (CMI) 11
  Jeff Blanc (BYU) 11
  Dennis Bolden (ARST) 11
  Louie Giammona (UTST) 11

Total Plays

1. Gene Swick (TOL) 480
2. Jack Henderson (OR) 413
3. Steve Myer (NM) 400
4. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 385
5. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 383
6. Rich Lilienthal (OH) 378
7. Pat Degnan (UT) 374
8. Joe Bruner (LAMON) 370
9. Greg Kokal (KENT) 366
10. Sherman Smith* (MIAOH) 361
11. Jeff Grantz* (SC) 357
  Tommy Kramer (RICE) 357
13. Scott Gardner (VA) 350
14. Mike Worden (AF) 348
15. John Sciarra* (UCLA) 343
16. Bud Nelson (MARSH) 339
17. Ron Beible (PRIN) 337
18. Roger Proffitt (SJST) 322
19. Buddy Gilbert (TLN) 320
20. Bruce Hill (AZ) 315
  Lee Cook (TXX) 315

Total Yards

1. Gene Swick (TOL) 2706
2. Craig Penrose (SDGST) 2490
3. Steve Myer (NM) 2369
4. Jeff Grantz* (SC) 2288
5. John Sciarra* (UCLA) 2100
6. Joe Bruner (LAMON) 2035
7. Bruce Hill (AZ) 2021
8. Greg Kokal (KENT) 2010
9. Ricky Bell* (SCA) 1957
10. David Williams (CO) 1854
11. Joe Roth (CA) 1815
12. Roger Proffitt (SJST) 1761
13. Tony Dungy (MN) 1759
14. Steve Pisarkiewicz (MO) 1732
15. Sherman Smith* (MIAOH) 1731
16. Jim Kubacki (HARV) 1701
17. Tony Dorsett (PITT) 1686
18. Neftali Cortez (FREST) 1666
19. Jeb Blount (TLS) 1665
20. Robby Price (APPST) 1639

Total Touchdowns

1. Jeff Grantz* (SC) 28
2. Pete Johnson* (OHST) 25
3. Bruce Hill (AZ) 23
  Gene Swick (TOL) 23
  Steve Myer (NM) 23
6. John Sciarra* (UCLA) 22
7. Tony Dungy (MN) 20
  Roger Proffitt (SJST) 20
9. David Hines (ARST) 18
10. Robby Price (APPST) 16
  Joe Roth (CA) 16
  Jim Kubacki (HARV) 16
  Sherman Smith* (MIAOH) 16
  Richard Todd (AL) 16
  Bob Bateman (BROWN) 16
16. Art Yaroch (BALLST) 15
  Chuck Muncie (CA) 15
  Craig Penrose (SDGST) 15
  David Whitehurst (FURM) 15
  Vince Ferragamo* (NE) 15