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1984 Leaders

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National Champion: Brigham Young (AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI, USA-CNN)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Doug Flutie (Boston College)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: LaVell Edwards (Brigham Young)

AP Preseason #1: Auburn ▪ AP Final #1: Brigham Young

Year Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Robbie Bosco (BYU) 283
2. Brian McClure (BGSU) 263
3. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 262
4. Jim Everett* (PUR) 249
5. Doug Gaynor (LBS) 248
6. Jack Trudeau (IL) 247
7. Doug Flutie* (BC) 246
8. Kevin Sweeney (FREST) 227
9. Randall Cunningham* (NVLV) 225
10. Bob Frasco (SJST) 221
11. Chuck Long* (IA) 216
12. Steve Bradley (IN) 208
13. Kurt Page (VAND) 203
14. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 184
15. Mike Howard* (WI) 182
16. Jeff Wickersham (LAST) 178
  Damon Allen (CASTFU) 178
18. Kent Austin (MS) 177
19. Troy Bodine (CIN) 171
20. Kelly Stouffer (COST) 168
Pass Attempts
1. Robbie Bosco (BYU) 458
2. Jim Everett* (PUR) 431
3. Doug Flutie* (BC) 423
4. Kevin Sweeney (FREST) 421
5. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 416
6. Brian McClure (BGSU) 414
7. Steve Bradley (IN) 402
8. Bob Frasco (SJST) 387
9. Doug Gaynor (LBS) 385
10. Jack Trudeau (IL) 378
11. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 362
12. Randall Cunningham* (NVLV) 360
13. Troy Bodine (CIN) 350
  Kurt Page (VAND) 350
15. Damon Allen (CASTFU) 330
16. Chuck Long* (IA) 322
17. Mike Howard* (WI) 314
18. Jeff Wickersham (LAST) 312
  Alfred Jenkins (AZ) 312
20. Paul Berner (PAC) 309
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Chuck Long* (IA) 67.1
2. Jack Trudeau (IL) 65.3
3. Doug Gaynor (LBS) 64.4
4. Frank Reich (MD) 63.9
5. Brian McClure (BGSU) 63.5
6. Dennis Swearingen (OH) 63.2
7. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 63.0
8. Randall Cunningham* (NVLV) 62.5
9. Robbie Bosco (BYU) 61.8
10. Tony Robinson (TN) 61.7
11. John Dewberry (GATECH) 61.2
12. Steve Beuerlein (NDAME) 60.3
13. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 59.4
14. Jeff Van Raaphorst (AZST) 59.2
15. Rusty Hilger* (OKST) 58.7
16. Kent Austin (MS) 58.6
17. Doug Flutie* (BC) 58.2
18. Kurt Page (VAND) 58.0
19. Mike Howard* (WI) 58.0
20. Jim Everett* (PUR) 57.8
Passing Yards
1. Robbie Bosco (BYU) 3875
2. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 3642
3. Doug Flutie* (BC) 3634
4. Kevin Sweeney (FREST) 3259
5. Jim Everett* (PUR) 3256
6. Doug Gaynor (LBS) 3230
7. Brian McClure (BGSU) 2951
8. Randall Cunningham* (NVLV) 2898
9. Chuck Long* (IA) 2871
10. Jack Trudeau (IL) 2724
11. Bob Frasco (SJST) 2688
12. Steve Bradley (IN) 2544
13. Damon Allen (CASTFU) 2469
14. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 2465
15. Kurt Page (VAND) 2405
16. Alfred Jenkins (AZ) 2202
17. Jeff Wickersham (LAST) 2165
18. Kelly Stouffer (COST) 2151
19. Mike Howard* (WI) 2127
20. Paul Berner (PAC) 2126
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Don King (SMETH) 9.0
2. John Dewberry (GATECH) 9.0
3. Chuck Long* (IA) 8.9
4. Kerwin Bell (FL) 8.8
5. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 8.8
6. Mark Stevens (UT) 8.7
7. Doug Flutie* (BC) 8.6
8. Frank Reich (MD) 8.6
9. Robbie Bosco (BYU) 8.5
10. Doug Gaynor (LBS) 8.4
11. Steve Beuerlein (NDAME) 8.3
12. Bob DeMarco (CMI) 8.2
13. Randall Cunningham* (NVLV) 8.1
14. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 8.0
15. Jeff Van Raaphorst (AZST) 7.9
16. Tony Robinson (TN) 7.8
17. Kevin Sweeney (FREST) 7.7
18. Todd Dodge (TX) 7.6
19. Eric Thomas (FLST) 7.6
20. Danny Sparkman (MEM) 7.6
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Robbie Bosco (BYU) 8.8
2. Kerwin Bell (FL) 8.8
3. Doug Flutie* (BC) 8.6
4. Bob DeMarco (CMI) 8.6
5. Chuck Long* (IA) 8.5
6. Don King (SMETH) 8.4
7. Frank Reich (MD) 8.3
8. Damon Allen (CASTFU) 8.3
9. Randall Cunningham* (NVLV) 8.2
10. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 8.2
11. Eric Thomas (FLST) 8.2
12. Mark Stevens (UT) 7.9
13. John Dewberry (GATECH) 7.8
14. Kevin Sweeney (FREST) 7.3
15. Tony Robinson (TN) 7.3
16. Doug Gaynor (LBS) 7.2
17. Jack Trudeau (IL) 7.0
18. Rusty Hilger* (OKST) 6.9
19. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 6.8
20. Jeff Van Raaphorst (AZST) 6.8
Passing Touchdowns
1. Robbie Bosco (BYU) 33
2. Doug Flutie* (BC) 30
3. Randall Cunningham* (NVLV) 26
4. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 25
5. Chuck Long* (IA) 22
6. Brian McClure (BGSU) 21
7. Kevin Sweeney (FREST) 20
  Bob Frasco (SJST) 20
  Damon Allen (CASTFU) 20
10. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 18
  Jack Trudeau (IL) 18
  Jim Everett* (PUR) 18
13. Jeff Van Raaphorst (AZST) 17
14. Doug Gaynor (LBS) 16
  Kurt Page (VAND) 16
  Kerwin Bell (FL) 16
17. Troy Bodine (CIN) 15
18. Tony Robinson (TN) 14
  Mike Eppley (CLEM) 14
  Mark Rypien (WAST) 14
  Kelly Stouffer (COST) 14
  Eric Thomas (FLST) 14
Passing Interceptions
1. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 28
2. Troy Bodine (CIN) 20
  Steve Bradley (IN) 20
4. Paul Berner (PAC) 19
  Todd Dodge (TX) 19
6. Steve Beuerlein (NDAME) 18
  Gerald Landry (HOU) 18
8. Fred Buckley (STAN) 17
  Doug Gaynor (LBS) 17
  Alfred Jenkins (AZ) 17
11. A.J. Sager* (TOL) 16
  Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 16
  Jim Everett* (PUR) 16
  Kerry Overton (RICE) 16
15. Stu Rayburn (KENT) 15
  Dave Yarema* (MIST) 15
  Mark Rypien (WAST) 15
  Tim Esposito (NCST) 15
19. Gale Gilbert (CA) 14
  Todd Santos (SDGST) 14
  Jeff Van Raaphorst (AZST) 14
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Chuck Long* (IA) 156.4
2. Robbie Bosco (BYU) 151.8
3. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 148.7
4. Randall Cunningham* (NVLV) 148.4
5. Kerwin Bell (FL) 148.0
6. Doug Flutie* (BC) 147.6
7. Frank Reich (MD) 147.4
8. John Dewberry (GATECH) 144.4
9. Bob DeMarco (CMI) 144.2
10. Doug Gaynor (LBS) 139.8
11. Tony Robinson (TN) 138.0
12. Don King (SMETH) 136.5
13. Jack Trudeau (IL) 136.3
14. Mark Stevens (UT) 136.1
15. Jeff Van Raaphorst (AZST) 136.0
16. Eric Thomas (FLST) 135.7
17. Damon Allen (CASTFU) 135.0
18. Brian McClure (BGSU) 133.9
19. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 131.1
20. Kevin Sweeney (FREST) 128.4
Rush Attempts
1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 336
  Steve Morgan* (TOL) 336
3. Fred Crutcher* (SCA) 307
4. Allen Pinkett (NDAME) 275
5. George Swarn (MIAOH) 269
6. Doug Black (ARMY) 264
7. Robert Lavette (GATECH) 260
8. Rueben Mayes (WAST) 258
9. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 254
10. George Adams (KY) 253
11. Bernard White (BGSU) 247
12. Ethan Horton (NC) 238
13. Johnnie Jones (TN) 229
14. Glenn Hunter (OH) 228
15. Curtis Adams (CMI) 222
16. Thomas Rooks (IL) 219
  Steve Bartalo (COST) 219
18. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 214
19. Derrick Nix (KENT) 212
20. Kenneth Davis (TXX) 211
Rushing Yards
1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 1764
2. Rueben Mayes (WAST) 1637
3. Kenneth Davis (TXX) 1611
4. Steve Morgan* (TOL) 1291
5. Johnnie Jones (TN) 1290
6. George Swarn (MIAOH) 1282
7. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 1268
8. Ethan Horton (NC) 1247
9. Curtis Adams (CMI) 1204
10. Robert Lavette (GATECH) 1189
11. Reggie Dupard (SMETH) 1160
12. Fred Crutcher* (SCA) 1155
13. Doug Black (ARMY) 1148
14. Allen Pinkett (NDAME) 1105
15. George Adams (KY) 1085
16. Willie Turral (NM) 1064
17. Thomas Rooks (IL) 1056
18. Darryl Clack (AZST) 1052
19. Doug DuBose (NE) 1040
20. Bernard White (BGSU) 1036
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Kevin Lowe (WY) 8.0
2. Kenneth Davis (TXX) 7.6
3. Greg Allen (FLST) 7.3
4. Kent Hagood* (SC) 6.7
5. Doug DuBose (NE) 6.7
6. Eddie Johnson (UT) 6.5
7. Tony Cherry (OR) 6.5
8. Roosevelt Snipes (FLST) 6.4
9. Pat Evans (AF) 6.4
10. Mark Higgs (KY) 6.3
11. Rueben Mayes (WAST) 6.3
12. Kirk Jones* (NVLV) 6.3
13. Gordon Brown (TLS) 6.3
14. Alonzo Highsmith (MIAFL) 6.2
15. Larry Emery* (WI) 6.2
16. Thomas Dendy* (SC) 6.2
17. Punkin Williams (MEM) 6.1
18. Andre Smith (GA) 6.0
19. Collis Campbell (AUB) 5.9
20. Alvin Blount (MD) 5.9
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 22
2. Allen Pinkett (NDAME) 17
3. Reggie Dupard (SMETH) 16
4. Rick Badanjek (MD) 15
  Kenneth Davis (TXX) 15
  Bernard White (BGSU) 15
7. Robert Lavette (GATECH) 14
8. Curtis Adams (CMI) 13
  Jacque Robinson (WA) 13
  Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 13
  Mark Stevens (UT) 13
  George Adams (KY) 13
13. Ronnie Harmon* (IA) 11
  Doug Black (ARMY) 11
  Rueben Mayes (WAST) 11
  Kevin Lowe (WY) 11
  Stephen Strachan* (BC) 11
18. Bart Weiss (AF) 10
  Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 10
  Fred Crutcher* (SCA) 10
  Steve Morgan* (TOL) 10
  Travis Turner (NE) 10
  Johnnie Jones (TN) 10
  Dave Evans (WY) 10
  Willie Turral (NM) 10
Receptions
1. David Williams (IL) 101
2. Larry Willis (FREST) 79
3. Charles Lockett (LBS) 75
4. Gerard Phelan* (BC) 71
5. Willie Smith (MIAFL) 66
6. Steve Griffin* (PUR) 64
  Tracy Henderson (IAST) 64
8. David Mills (BYU) 60
  Keith Edwards (VAND) 60
10. Mark Templeton (LBS) 59
  Eddie Brown (MIAFL) 59
12. Bernard White (BGSU) 56
13. Glen Kozlowski (BYU) 55
  Mark Dowdell (BGSU) 55
15. Chuck Scott (VAND) 54
  Tim McGee (TN) 54
  Kevin Bowman (SJST) 54
  Al Toon* (WI) 54
19. Danny Huey (UT) 52
  Stan Hunter (BGSU) 52
Receiving Yards
1. David Williams (IL) 1278
2. Larry Willis (FREST) 1251
3. Eddie Brown (MIAFL) 1114
4. Charles Lockett (LBS) 1112
5. Gerard Phelan* (BC) 1065
6. Steve Griffin* (PUR) 1060
7. David Mills (BYU) 1023
8. Chuck Scott (VAND) 975
9. Tracy Henderson (IAST) 941
10. James Shibest (AR) 907
11. Doug Allen (AZST) 892
12. Jon Horton (AZ) 880
13. Glen Kozlowski (BYU) 879
14. James Maness (TXX) 871
15. Danny Huey (UT) 869
16. Willie Smith (MIAFL) 852
17. Allyn Griffin (WY) 835
18. Jessie Hester (FLST) 832
19. John DeBoer (CMI) 831
20. Greg Hill (MD) 820
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Ronnie Kelley (TLS) 25.0
2. Freddy Weygand (AUB) 24.9
3. Ron Brown (CO) 23.2
4. Willie Marshall (TEMP) 22.9
5. Dwayne McMullen (MN) 22.8
6. Jay Novacek (WY) 22.6
7. Allyn Griffin (WY) 22.0
8. James Maness (TXX) 21.8
9. Vince Warren (SDGST) 21.2
10. Mark Pattison (WA) 21.2
11. Carl Aikens (NIL) 21.1
12. Kenneth Whitehead (NM) 21.0
13. Ira Hillary* (SC) 20.9
14. Ernest Givins (LOU) 20.9
15. John DeBoer (CMI) 20.8
16. Ron Morris (SMETH) 20.5
17. Kelvin Martin* (BC) 20.5
18. Richard Estell (KS) 20.0
19. Jessie Hester (FLST) 19.8
20. Terrance Roulhac (CLEM) 19.7
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Doug Allen (AZST) 14
2. Kelvin Martin* (BC) 11
  Glen Kozlowski (BYU) 11
4. Eddie Brown (MIAFL) 9
  Jessie Hester (FLST) 9
  Tony Gladney* (NVLV) 9
  Tony Smith (SJST) 9
  John DeBoer (CMI) 9
9. Allen Pitts (CASTFU) 8
  Cris Carter* (OHST) 8
  Chuck Scott (VAND) 8
  David Williams (IL) 8
  Randy Grant (IL) 8
  Bill Wallace (PITT) 8
  Terrance Roulhac (CLEM) 8
  Larry Willis (FREST) 8
  Bill Sherman (COST) 8
  Stan Hunter (BGSU) 8
19. David Mills (BYU) 7
  Deno Foster (CIN) 7
  Dan Sharp (TXX) 7
  Hassan Jones (FLST) 7
  James Shibest (AR) 7
  Lew Barnes (OR) 7
  John Ford (VA) 7
  Joe Kelly (VAND) 7
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 378
2. Steve Morgan* (TOL) 372
3. Fred Crutcher* (SCA) 320
4. Bernard White (BGSU) 303
5. Allen Pinkett (NDAME) 294
6. George Swarn (MIAOH) 289
7. George Adams (KY) 286
8. Robert Lavette (GATECH) 283
9. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 278
10. Rueben Mayes (WAST) 271
11. Doug Black (ARMY) 265
12. Ethan Horton (NC) 263
13. Glenn Hunter (OH) 259
14. Derrick Nix (KENT) 242
  Johnnie Jones (TN) 242
16. Darryl Clack (AZST) 240
17. Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 238
18. Curtis Adams (CMI) 237
19. Steve Bartalo (COST) 236
  Thomas Rooks (IL) 236
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 2243
2. Kenneth Davis (TXX) 1811
3. Rueben Mayes (WAST) 1750
4. Steve Morgan* (TOL) 1573
5. Ethan Horton (NC) 1501
6. Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 1472
7. George Swarn (MIAOH) 1469
8. Darryl Clack (AZST) 1437
9. Bernard White (BGSU) 1436
10. George Adams (KY) 1415
11. Johnnie Jones (TN) 1376
12. Allen Pinkett (NDAME) 1362
13. Robert Lavette (GATECH) 1335
14. Troy Stradford* (BC) 1300
15. David Williams (IL) 1274
  Reggie Dupard (SMETH) 1274
17. Curtis Adams (CMI) 1259
18. Larry Willis (FREST) 1251
19. Fred Crutcher* (SCA) 1237
20. Ronnie Harmon* (IA) 1225
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 24
2. Allen Pinkett (NDAME) 18
3. Kenneth Davis (TXX) 17
4. Rick Badanjek (MD) 16
  Reggie Dupard (SMETH) 16
6. Bernard White (BGSU) 15
7. George Adams (KY) 14
  Dalton Hilliard (LAST) 14
  Doug Allen (AZST) 14
  Jacque Robinson (WA) 14
  Robert Lavette (GATECH) 14
12. Kevin Lowe (WY) 13
  Mark Stevens (UT) 13
  Curtis Adams (CMI) 13
15. Rueben Mayes (WAST) 12
  Kelly Smith (BYU) 12
  Troy Stradford* (BC) 12
  Stephen Strachan* (BC) 12
  Ronnie Harmon* (IA) 12
20. Paul Carruth (AL) 11
  Doug Black (ARMY) 11
  Johnnie Jones (TN) 11
  Alonzo Highsmith (MIAFL) 11
  Glen Kozlowski (BYU) 11
  Michael Ramseur (WAKE) 11
  Kelvin Martin* (BC) 11
Total Plays
1. Robbie Bosco (BYU) 543
2. Kevin Sweeney (FREST) 516
3. Doug Flutie* (BC) 489
4. Bob Frasco (SJST) 485
5. Jim Everett* (PUR) 483
6. Steve Bradley (IN) 479
7. Doug Gaynor (LBS) 478
8. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 468
9. Brian McClure (BGSU) 466
10. Randall Cunningham* (NVLV) 465
11. Raphel Cherry (HI) 463
12. Damon Allen (CASTFU) 436
13. Jack Trudeau (IL) 430
14. Troy Bodine (CIN) 413
  Chuck Long* (IA) 413
16. Gerald Landry (HOU) 412
17. Kent Austin (MS) 405
18. Mike Howard* (WI) 401
19. Alfred Jenkins (AZ) 399
20. Kurt Page (VAND) 391
Total Yards
1. Doug Flutie* (BC) 4013
2. Robbie Bosco (BYU) 3932
3. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 3412
4. Doug Gaynor (LBS) 3243
5. Jim Everett* (PUR) 3207
6. Kevin Sweeney (FREST) 3114
7. Randall Cunningham* (NVLV) 2927
8. Brian McClure (BGSU) 2852
9. Bob Frasco (SJST) 2806
10. Jack Trudeau (IL) 2797
11. Chuck Long* (IA) 2717
12. Damon Allen (CASTFU) 2689
13. Steve Bradley (IN) 2561
14. Raphel Cherry (HI) 2479
15. Ed Rubbert (LOU) 2353
16. Kurt Page (VAND) 2341
  Mark Stevens (UT) 2341
18. Mark Rypien (WAST) 2202
19. John Dewberry (GATECH) 2175
20. Alfred Jenkins (AZ) 2172
Total Yards Per Play
1. Doug Flutie* (BC) 8.2
2. Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 7.3
3. Robbie Bosco (BYU) 7.2
4. Doug Gaynor (LBS) 6.8
5. Jim Everett* (PUR) 6.6
6. Kevin Sweeney (FREST) 6.0
Total Touchdowns
1. Robbie Bosco (BYU) 35
2. Doug Flutie* (BC) 33
3. Randall Cunningham* (NVLV) 29
  Bernie Kosar (MIAFL) 29
5. Chuck Long* (IA) 26
6. Damon Allen (CASTFU) 25
7. Bob Frasco (SJST) 24
  Mark Stevens (UT) 24
9. Brian McClure (BGSU) 23
  Kevin Sweeney (FREST) 23
  Keith Byars* (OHST) 23
12. Mark Rypien (WAST) 20
  Doug Gaynor (LBS) 20
14. Jim Everett* (PUR) 19
15. Allen Pinkett (NDAME) 18
  Danny Bradley* (OK) 18
  Ed Rubbert (LOU) 18
  Jeff Van Raaphorst (AZST) 18
  Jack Trudeau (IL) 18
  Kerwin Bell (FL) 18