1980 Leaders

Pass Completions
1. Jim McMahonBrigham Young 284
2. John ElwayStanford 248
3. Dave WilsonIllinois 245
4. Mark Herrmann* • Purdue 242
5. Jay VenutoWake Forest 214
6. Steve FairchildColorado State 200
7. Rich CampbellCalifornia 193
8. John HolmanLouisiana-Monroe 187
9. Mike PagelArizona State 184
Bob GaglianoUtah State 184
11. Ricky HardinUtah 179
12. Steve BrownAppalachian State 175
Mark O'ConnellBall State 175
14. Ben BennettDuke 174
15. Mike KerriganNorthwestern 173
16. Tom FlickWashington 168
17. Nickie HallTulane 159
18. Ray CampbellLamar 157
John FourcadeMississippi 157
20. Grayson RogersPacific 153
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Rich CampbellCalifornia 70.7
2. Mark Herrmann* • Purdue 65.8
3. John ElwayStanford 65.4
4. Jim McMahonBrigham Young 63.8
5. Ed McMichaelRutgers 63.8
6. Ricky HardinUtah 61.7
7. Rick StockstillFlorida State 60.2
8. Tom FlickWashington 60.0
9. Mark LockenmeyerPrinceton 59.5
10. Mark O'ConnellBall State 59.3
11. Ed SinglerOregon State 58.9
12. Gordon AdamsSouthern California 58.1
13. John GibbonsNorthern Illinois 57.0
14. Sammy ShonOhio 55.7
15. Kevin StarkeyLong Beach State 55.6
16. Tom TunnicliffeArizona 55.5
17. Matt KoflerSan Diego State 55.3
18. John Wangler* • Michigan 55.2
19. Steve CaseyVirginia Tech 55.1
20. Mike PagelArizona State 55.1
Passing Yards
1. Jim McMahonBrigham Young 4571
2. Mark Herrmann* • Purdue 3212
3. Dave WilsonIllinois 3154
4. John ElwayStanford 2889
5. Jay VenutoWake Forest 2624
6. Steve FairchildColorado State 2578
7. Steve BrownAppalachian State 2537
8. Ricky HardinUtah 2458
9. John HolmanLouisiana-Monroe 2444
10. Bob GaglianoUtah State 2365
11. Tom FlickWashington 2178
12. Rick CaskoDrake 2154
13. Ben BennettDuke 2050
14. Nickie HallTulane 2039
15. Rich CampbellCalifornia 2026
16. Mike PagelArizona State 2025
17. Kevin StarkeyLong Beach State 1955
18. Matt DuniganLouisiana Tech 1939
19. Art Schlichter* • Ohio State 1930
20. Mark O'ConnellBall State 1921
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Jim McMahonBrigham Young 10.3
2. Steve WoodsChattanooga 9.4
3. Mark Herrmann* • Purdue 8.7
4. Art Schlichter* • Ohio State 8.5
5. Ricky HardinUtah 8.5
6. Samoa SamoaWashington State 8.3
7. Larry GentryNevada-Las Vegas 8.1
8. Kevin StarkeyLong Beach State 7.9
9. Rick CaskoDrake 7.8
10. Tom FlickWashington 7.8
11. Ed McMichaelRutgers 7.7
12. John ElwayStanford 7.6
13. Homer JordanClemson 7.6
14. Wayne SchuchtsColgate 7.6
15. Rich CampbellCalifornia 7.4
16. Steve StampTexas Christian 7.4
17. Oliver LuckWest Virginia 7.4
18. Jim KellyMiami (FL) 7.4
19. Larry CarboneBrown 7.3
20. Steve BrownAppalachian State 7.2
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Jim McMahonBrigham Young 10.6
2. Steve WoodsChattanooga 8.2
3. Art Schlichter* • Ohio State 8.1
4. Mark Herrmann* • Purdue 7.9
5. John ElwayStanford 7.7
6. Tom FlickWashington 7.1
7. Mark LockenmeyerPrinceton 7.0
8. Jim KellyMiami (FL) 6.9
9. Rick CaskoDrake 6.9
10. Kenny JacksonTulsa 6.8
11. John Wangler* • Michigan 6.8
12. Samoa SamoaWashington State 6.8
13. Larry GentryNevada-Las Vegas 6.8
14. Oliver LuckWest Virginia 6.7
15. Ricky HardinUtah 6.6
16. Rick StockstillFlorida State 6.6
17. Kevin StarkeyLong Beach State 6.5
18. Ed McMichaelRutgers 6.4
19. Reggie CollierSouthern Mississippi 6.4
20. Phil SuessIowa 6.4
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Jim McMahonBrigham Young 176.9
2. Mark Herrmann* • Purdue 150.5
3. John ElwayStanford 147.2
4. Steve WoodsChattanooga 146.2
5. Larry GentryNevada-Las Vegas 141.5
6. Art Schlichter* • Ohio State 139.7
7. Ricky HardinUtah 136.9
8. Tom FlickWashington 135.2
9. Rick StockstillFlorida State 134.4
10. Kevin StarkeyLong Beach State 134.2
11. Mark LockenmeyerPrinceton 133.8
12. Ed McMichaelRutgers 133.2
13. Rich CampbellCalifornia 132.2
14. John Wangler* • Michigan 131.9
15. Oliver LuckWest Virginia 130.4
16. Rick CaskoDrake 129.0
17. Samoa SamoaWashington State 126.4
18. Jim KellyMiami (FL) 125.7
19. Mark O'ConnellBall State 121.8
20. Dan Marino* • Pittsburgh 121.7
Receiving Yards
1. Rainey MeszarosPacific 1062
2. Keith ChappelleIowa 1037
3. Clay BrownBrigham Young 1009
4. Bart Burrell* • Purdue 1001
5. James MurphyUtah State 996
6. Dave Young* • Purdue 959
7. Rick BeasleyAppalachian State 948
8. Mike FahnestockArmy 937
9. Perry TuttleClemson 915
10. Steve Bryant* • Purdue 892
11. Doug Donley* • Ohio State 887
12. Sam GreeneNevada-Las Vegas 859
13. Ricky MartinNew Mexico 850
14. Tony GoolsbyColorado State 838
15. Floyd HodgeUtah 829
16. Dwight Collins* • Pittsburgh 827
17. Anthony Carter* • Michigan 818
18. Ken ThompsonUtah State 802
19. Robert GriffinTulane 801
20. Andy BarkAir Force 794
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Dwight Collins* • Pittsburgh 27.6
2. Stacey BaileySan Jose State 22.9
3. Lloyd JonesBrigham Young 22.8
4. Gary LewisTexas-Arlington 22.2
5. Don TreadwellMiami (OH) 22.0
6. Rick BeasleyAppalachian State 21.5
7. Aaron WilliamsWashington 21.2
8. Freddie BrownLouisiana Tech 21.1
9. Clay BrownBrigham Young 21.0
10. Ron JohnsonLong Beach State 20.9
11. Joe BurkeChattanooga 20.9
12. Doug Donley* • Ohio State 20.6
13. Ken TolerMississippi 20.5
14. Tony JacksonChattanooga 20.5
15. Mike WhitwellTexas A&M 20.1
16. Phillip EppsTexas Christian 20.0
17. Sam GreeneNevada-Las Vegas 20.0
18. Kirk WilsonIndiana State 20.0
19. Mike FahnestockArmy 19.9
20. Billy RisherFurman 19.8
Yards From Scrimmage
1. George RogersSouth Carolina 1804
2. Marcus AllenSouthern California 1794
3. Stump MitchellCitadel 1704
4. Gerald WillhiteSan Jose State 1702
5. Herschel WalkerGeorgia 1686
6. Calvin Murray* • Ohio State 1471
7. Darrin NelsonStanford 1441
8. Dwayne CrutchfieldIowa State 1399
9. Malcolm JonesNorth Texas 1394
10. Robert AlexanderWest Virginia 1393
11. James BettisCincinnati 1390
12. Theron McClendon* • McNeese State 1387
13. Charlie WysockiMaryland 1383
14. Alvin LewisColorado State 1382
15. James BrooksAuburn 1377
16. Floyd AllenVirginia Military Institute 1346
17. Rich DianaYale 1286
18. Tony CarifaOhio 1280
19. Walter Abercrombie* • Baylor 1277
20. Freeman McNeilUCLA 1266
Total Yards
1. Jim McMahonBrigham Young 4627
2. Mark Herrmann* • Purdue 3026
3. Dave WilsonIllinois 2960
4. John ElwayStanford 2939
5. Steve BrownAppalachian State 2590
6. Rick CaskoDrake 2477
7. Jay VenutoWake Forest 2430
8. Steve FairchildColorado State 2389
John HolmanLouisiana-Monroe 2389
10. Bob GaglianoUtah State 2335
11. John FourcadeMississippi 2299
12. Nickie HallTulane 2298
13. Ricky HardinUtah 2291
14. Art Schlichter* • Ohio State 2255
15. Kevin StarkeyLong Beach State 2237
16. Samoa SamoaWashington State 2121
17. Tom FlickWashington 2091
18. Mike PagelArizona State 2003
19. Stephen Starring* • McNeese State 1980
20. Rich CampbellCalifornia 1946
Total Yards Per Play
1. Jim McMahonBrigham Young 8.6
2. Mark Herrmann* • Purdue 7.5
Field Goal Percentage
1. Dave CodyHarvard 83.3
Lee WimbishVirginia Military Institute 83.3
3. Mick LuckhurstCalifornia 82.4
4. Tom GriggsKentucky 81.8
5. Jim AsmusHawaii 81.2
6. Harry OliverNotre Dame 78.3
7. Obed AririClemson 76.7
8. Dave BetzLouisville 76.5
9. John CooperBoston College 76.2
10. Dave AucoinArmy 75.0
David HumphreysHouston 75.0
Dave Trout* • Pittsburgh 75.0
13. Steve FehrNavy 73.9
14. Bill CapeceFlorida State 73.3
Dana MooreMississippi State 73.3
Steve TobinWyoming 73.3
17. Rex RobinsonGeorgia 72.7
Jon PooleColorado State 72.7
19. Sean PavlichAir Force 71.4
Norm JohnsonUCLA 71.4
Herb MenhardtPenn State 71.4
Punt Return Yards Per Return
1. Ken SmithRutgers 15.9
2. Scott WoernerGeorgia 15.1
3. Fulton WalkerWest Virginia 14.6
4. Lonell PheaHouston 13.6
5. John SimmonsSouthern Methodist 12.2
6. Gary WoodburnChattanooga 11.8
7. John HoltWest Texas A&M 11.4
8. David MartinVillanova 11.1
9. Mardye McDoleMississippi State 10.9
10. Eugene YoungOregon 10.9
11. Darnell ClashWyoming 10.8
12. Gary AndersonArkansas 10.6
13. Rich DianaYale 10.4
14. Homer JonesBrigham Young 10.3
15. Pat ChesterVirginia 10.1
16. Willie GittensArizona State 10.1
17. Julius Dawkins* • Pittsburgh 9.9
18. Sharay FieldsNew Mexico 9.8
19. Gerald McNeil* • Baylor 9.6
20. Don DeLeoTexas-Arlington 9.4
Punt Return Touchdowns
1. John HoltWest Texas A&M 2
John SimmonsSouthern Methodist 2
Kickoff Return Yards Per Return
1. Norm GrangerIowa 29.9
2. Anthony Carter* • Michigan 28.5
3. Tony FelderTexas-Arlington 28.3
4. Glen YoungMississippi State 27.6
5. Willie GaultTennessee 27.6
6. J.C. Love JordanIowa 26.8
7. Tony CollinsEast Carolina 26.8
Anthony CollinsEast Carolina 26.8
9. Carlen CharlestonNorth Texas 26.7
10. David ToloumuHawaii 26.1
11. Peter LaveryDartmouth 25.5
12. Johnny Ray SmithLamar 25.4
13. Malvin GipsonMississippi 25.3
14. Bob ReynoldsCal State Fullerton 25.2
15. Mike WashingtonWashington State 25.1
16. Alvin LewisColorado State 25.0
17. Don TreadwellMiami (OH) 25.0
18. Stevie NelsonBall State 24.9
19. Mark RushMiami (FL) 24.8
20. Anthony AllenWashington 24.7
Interception Return Yards
1. Ronnie LottSouthern California 166
2. Mark McCantsTemple 151
3. John AllmanIndiana State 133
4. Rich DyerBoston College 132
Dennis TabronDuke 132
6. Rocky DelgadilloHarvard 130
7. Scott WoernerGeorgia 129
8. Less BrowneColorado State 127
9. Steve McNameeWilliam & Mary 125
10. Ellis WoodColorado 123
11. Greg BentonDrake 119
12. Ronnie LippettMiami (FL) 118
13. Kevin BradyUtah State 109
14. Kirk FrenchIndiana State 105
15. Jeff HippGeorgia 104
Bill Kay* • Purdue 104
17. Willie UnderwoodClemson 101
18. Robert Davenport* • McNeese State 97
19. Anthony WatsonNew Mexico State 96
Chris YurkowVillanova 96
Interception Return Touchdowns
1. Mike RichardsonArizona State 2
John SimmonsSouthern Methodist 2
David OutleyLouisiana Tech 2
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