1980 Leaders

Pass Completions
1. Jim McMahon* • Brigham 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. Bob GaglianoUtah State 184
Mike PagelArizona State 184
11. Ricky HardinUtah 179
12. Mark O'ConnellBall State 175
Steve BrownAppalachian State 175
14. Ben BennettDuke 174
15. Mike KerriganNorthwestern 173
16. Tom Flick* • Washington 168
17. Nickie Hall* • Tulane 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 McMahon* • Brigham Young 63.8
5. Ed McMichaelRutgers 63.8
6. Ricky HardinUtah 61.7
7. Rick Stockstill* • Florida State 60.2
8. Tom Flick* • Washington 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 Casey* • Virginia Tech 55.1
20. Mike PagelArizona State 55.1
Passing Yards
1. Jim McMahon* • Brigham 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 Flick* • Washington 2178
12. Rick CaskoDrake 2154
13. Ben BennettDuke 2050
14. Nickie Hall* • Tulane 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 McMahon* • Brigham 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 Flick* • Washington 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 Kelly* • Miami (FL) 7.4
19. Larry CarboneBrown 7.3
20. Steve BrownAppalachian State 7.2
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Jim McMahon* • Brigham 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 Flick* • Washington 7.1
7. Mark LockenmeyerPrinceton 7.0
8. Jim Kelly* • Miami (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 Stockstill* • Florida State 6.6
17. Kevin StarkeyLong Beach State 6.5
18. Ed McMichaelRutgers 6.4
19. Reggie Collier* • Southern Mississippi 6.4
20. Phil SuessIowa 6.4
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Jim McMahon* • Brigham 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 Flick* • Washington 135.2
9. Rick Stockstill* • Florida 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 Kelly* • Miami (FL) 125.7
19. Mark O'ConnellBall State 121.8
20. Dan Marino* • Pittsburgh 121.7
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Buster Rhymes* • Oklahoma 7.7
George Rhymes* • Oklahoma 7.7
3. Jarvis Redwine* • Nebraska 7.2
4. Roger Craig* • Nebraska 7.1
5. Gwain DurdenChattanooga 7.1
6. David Overstreet* • Oklahoma 7.1
7. Michael MortonNevada-Las Vegas 7.0
8. Ricky DavisWest Texas A&M 6.7
9. Phillip JessieTexas-Arlington 6.6
10. Brothel ColeFurman 6.5
11. Calvin Murray* • Ohio State 6.5
12. Mickey CollinsWichita State 6.3
13. Buford Jordon* • McNeese State 6.3
14. George Rogers* • South Carolina 6.0
15. Herschel Walker* • Georgia 5.9
16. Booker Moore* • Penn State 5.9
17. Lee EnglishNorth Texas 5.9
18. Kelvin Bryant* • North Carolina 5.9
19. Gary Anderson* • Arkansas 5.8
20. Mandel RobinsonWyoming 5.7
Receiving Yards
1. Rainey MeszarosPacific 1062
2. Keith ChappelleIowa 1037
3. Clay Brown* • Brigham 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 Griffin* • Tulane 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 Jones* • Brigham Young 22.8
4. Gary LewisTexas-Arlington 22.2
5. Don TreadwellMiami (OH) 22.0
6. Rick BeasleyAppalachian State 21.5
7. Aaron Williams* • Washington 21.2
8. Freddie BrownLouisiana Tech 21.1
9. Clay Brown* • Brigham 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 Rogers* • South Carolina 1804
2. Marcus AllenSouthern California 1794
3. Stump MitchellCitadel 1704
4. Gerald WillhiteSan Jose State 1702
5. Herschel Walker* • Georgia 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 Wysocki* • Maryland 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 McMahon* • Brigham 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. John HolmanLouisiana-Monroe 2389
Steve FairchildColorado State 2389
10. Bob GaglianoUtah State 2335
11. John FourcadeMississippi 2299
12. Nickie Hall* • Tulane 2298
13. Ricky HardinUtah 2291
14. Art Schlichter* • Ohio State 2255
15. Kevin StarkeyLong Beach State 2237
16. Samoa SamoaWashington State 2121
17. Tom Flick* • Washington 2091
18. Mike PagelArizona State 2003
19. Stephen Starring* • McNeese State 1980
20. Rich CampbellCalifornia 1946
Total Yards Per Play
1. Jim McMahon* • Brigham 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 Oliver* • Notre 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 Humphreys* • Houston 75.0
Dave Trout* • Pittsburgh 75.0
13. Steve Fehr* • Navy 73.9
14. Bill Capece* • Florida State 73.3
Steve TobinWyoming 73.3
Dana Moore* • Mississippi State 73.3
17. Jon PooleColorado State 72.7
Rex Robinson* • Georgia 72.7
19. Norm JohnsonUCLA 71.4
Sean PavlichAir Force 71.4
Herb Menhardt* • Penn State 71.4
Punt Return Yards
1. Scott Woerner* • Georgia 468
2. Darnell ClashWyoming 423
3. Gerald McNeil* • Baylor 395
4. Eugene YoungOregon 359
5. Greg Poole* • North Carolina 351
6. John Simmons* • Southern Methodist 330
7. Willie GittensArizona State 312
8. Fulton WalkerWest Virginia 307
9. Herkie Walls* • Texas 299
10. Julius Dawkins* • Pittsburgh 276
11. Sharay FieldsNew Mexico 264
12. Tim WilburIndiana 256
13. Ricky Floyd* • Southern Mississippi 252
14. Mardye McDole* • Mississippi State 251
15. Gary Anderson* • Arkansas 244
16. Sherman McBrideOhio 238
17. Dana McLemoreHawaii 237
18. Lonell Phea* • Houston 232
Reggie HintonWestern Michigan 232
20. Dave Liegl* • Nebraska 224
Punt Return Yards Per Return
1. Ken SmithRutgers 15.9
2. Scott Woerner* • Georgia 15.1
3. Fulton WalkerWest Virginia 14.6
4. Lonell Phea* • Houston 13.6
5. John Simmons* • Southern Methodist 12.2
6. Gary WoodburnChattanooga 11.8
7. John HoltWest Texas A&M 11.4
8. David MartinVillanova 11.1
9. Mardye McDole* • Mississippi State 10.9
10. Eugene YoungOregon 10.9
11. Darnell ClashWyoming 10.8
12. Gary Anderson* • Arkansas 10.6
13. Rich DianaYale 10.4
14. Homer Jones* • Brigham 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 Simmons* • Southern Methodist 2
John HoltWest Texas A&M 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 Young* • Mississippi State 27.6
5. Willie GaultTennessee 27.6
6. J.C. Love JordanIowa 26.8
7. Anthony CollinsEast Carolina 26.8
Tony 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 Rush* • Miami (FL) 24.8
20. Anthony Allen* • Washington 24.7
Interception Return Yards
1. Ronnie LottSouthern California 166
2. Mark McCantsTemple 151
3. John AllmanIndiana State 133
4. Dennis TabronDuke 132
Rich DyerBoston College 132
6. Rocky DelgadilloHarvard 130
7. Scott Woerner* • Georgia 129
8. Less BrowneColorado State 127
9. Steve McNameeWilliam & Mary 125
10. Ellis WoodColorado 123
11. Greg BentonDrake 119
12. Ronnie Lippett* • Miami (FL) 118
13. Kevin BradyUtah State 109
14. Kirk FrenchIndiana State 105
15. Jeff Hipp* • Georgia 104
Bill Kay* • Purdue 104
17. Willie UnderwoodClemson 101
18. Robert Davenport* • McNeese State 97
19. Chris YurkowVillanova 96
Anthony WatsonNew Mexico State 96
Interception Return Touchdowns
1. Mike RichardsonArizona State 2
John Simmons* • Southern Methodist 2
David OutleyLouisiana Tech 2
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