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1984 Passing Stats

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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

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84 Players

Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
1 John Dewberry Georgia Tech ACC 126 206 61.2 1846 9.0 7.8 11 10 144.4 98 329 3.4 3
2 Don King Southern Methodist SWC 93 177 52.5 1598 9.0 8.4 8 6 136.5 119 421 3.5 4
3 Chuck Long* Iowa Big Ten 216 322 67.1 2871 8.9 8.5 22 13 156.4 91 -154 -1.7 4
4 Bernie Kosar Miami (FL) Ind 262 416 63.0 3642 8.8 8.2 25 16 148.7 52 -230 -4.4 4
5 Kerwin Bell Florida SEC 98 184 53.3 1614 8.8 8.8 16 7 148.0 40 -5 -0.1 2
6 Mark Stevens Utah WAC 117 216 54.2 1889 8.7 7.9 11 9 136.1 157 452 2.9 13
7 Doug Flutie* Boston College Ind 246 423 58.2 3634 8.6 8.6 30 13 147.6 66 379 5.7 3
8 Frank Reich Maryland ACC 108 169 63.9 1446 8.6 8.3 9 5 147.4 39 -140 -3.6 1
9 Robbie Bosco Brigham Young WAC 283 458 61.8 3875 8.5 8.8 33 11 151.8 85 57 0.7 2
10 Doug Gaynor Long Beach State PCAA 248 385 64.4 3230 8.4 7.2 16 17 139.8 93 13 0.1 4
11 Steve Beuerlein Notre Dame Ind 140 232 60.3 1920 8.3 5.4 7 18 124.3 58 -75 -1.3 0
12 Bob DeMarco Central Michigan MAC 98 173 56.6 1427 8.2 8.6 12 4 144.2 72 156 2.2 1
13 Randall Cunningham* Nevada-Las Vegas PCAA 225 360 62.5 2898 8.1 8.2 26 10 148.4 105 29 0.3 3
14 Mike Tomczak* Ohio State Big Ten 145 244 59.4 1952 8.0 6.8 10 11 131.1 44 -1 0.0 1
15 Jeff Van Raaphorst Arizona State Pac-10 155 262 59.2 2062 7.9 6.8 17 14 136.0 16 -73 -4.6 1
16 Tony Robinson Tennessee SEC 156 253 61.7 1963 7.8 7.3 14 9 138.0 78 126 1.6 3
17 Kevin Sweeney Fresno State PCAA 227 421 53.9 3259 7.7 7.3 20 13 128.4 95 -145 -1.5 3
18 Jim Everett* Purdue Big Ten 249 431 57.8 3256 7.6 6.7 18 16 127.6 52 -49 -0.9 1
19 Todd Dodge Texas SWC 100 210 47.6 1599 7.6 4.6 11 19 110.8 59 6 0.1 2
20 Danny Sparkman Memphis Ind 81 174 46.6 1315 7.6 5.8 7 10 111.8 51 -12 -0.2 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Eric Thomas Florida State Ind 78 161 48.4 1218 7.6 8.2 14 4 135.7 78 59 0.8 0
22 Damon Allen Cal State Fullerton PCAA 178 330 53.9 2469 7.5 8.3 20 3 135.0 106 220 2.1 5
23 Don Majkowski Virginia ACC 83 168 49.4 1235 7.4 5.9 8 9 116.2 83 305 3.7 5
24 Kelly Stouffer Colorado State WAC 168 295 56.9 2151 7.3 6.3 14 13 125.0 45 -130 -2.9 1
25 Rusty Hilger* Oklahoma State Big 8 165 281 58.7 2048 7.3 6.9 8 6 125.1 63 -49 -0.8 2
26 Lee Saltz Temple Ind 97 184 52.7 1337 7.3 5.0 6 12 111.5 106 20 0.2 0
27 Jack Trudeau Illinois Big Ten 247 378 65.3 2724 7.2 7.0 18 10 136.3 52 73 1.4 0
28 Todd Santos San Diego State WAC 160 285 56.1 2063 7.2 5.7 9 14 117.5 47 -233 -5.0 0
29 Kevin White West Virginia Ind 112 202 55.4 1447 7.2 6.6 6 5 120.5 57 -16 -0.3 1
30 Brian McClure Bowling Green State MAC 263 414 63.5 2951 7.1 6.7 21 13 133.9 52 -99 -1.9 2
31 Alfred Jenkins Arizona Pac-10 156 312 50.0 2202 7.1 5.3 11 17 110.0 87 -30 -0.3 4
32 Mark Rypien Washington State Pac-10 134 271 49.4 1927 7.1 5.7 14 15 115.2 101 275 2.7 6
33 Raphel Cherry Hawaii WAC 143 295 48.5 2055 7.0 6.6 6 5 110.3 168 424 2.5 3
34 Mike Norseth Kansas Big 8 136 239 56.9 1682 7.0 6.7 9 6 123.4 94 100 1.1 2
35 Mike Eppley Clemson ACC 116 213 54.5 1494 7.0 5.8 14 12 123.8 72 275 3.8 1
36 Don Smith Mississippi State SEC 75 176 42.6 1236 7.0 5.4 6 9 102.6 128 545 4.3 9
37 Pat Washington Auburn SEC 77 171 45.0 1202 7.0 5.1 4 9 101.3 81 186 2.3 2
38 Bob Frasco San Jose State PCAA 221 387 57.1 2688 6.9 6.7 20 11 126.8 98 118 1.2 4
39 Kurt Page Vanderbilt SEC 203 350 58.0 2405 6.9 6.6 16 9 125.7 41 -64 -1.6 1
40 Jeff Wickersham Louisiana State SEC 178 312 57.1 2165 6.9 5.8 12 13 119.7 41 -84 -2.0 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
41 Paul Berner Pacific PCAA 164 309 53.1 2126 6.9 5.0 13 19 112.5 37 -71 -1.9 1
42 Ed Rubbert Louisville Ind 184 362 50.8 2465 6.8 4.3 18 28 109.0 25 -112 -4.5 0
43 Mike Howard* Wisconsin Big Ten 182 314 58.0 2127 6.8 5.8 11 12 118.8 87 11 0.1 1
44 Kevin Anthony North Carolina ACC 146 265 55.1 1786 6.7 5.6 8 10 114.1 82 -4 0.0 2
45 Tim Esposito North Carolina State ACC 143 262 54.6 1751 6.7 4.9 10 15 111.9 69 23 0.3 0
46 Dave Yarema* Michigan State Big Ten 119 222 53.6 1477 6.7 4.6 11 15 112.3 79 -72 -0.9 2
47 Bill Byrne Navy Ind 109 213 51.2 1425 6.7 5.8 11 9 116.0 35 -34 -1.0 3
48 Don Wallace Louisiana-Lafayette Ind 88 167 52.7 1127 6.7 5.2 5 8 109.7 116 184 1.6 5
49 Bill Ransdell Kentucky SEC 148 266 55.6 1748 6.6 5.5 11 11 116.2 35 -60 -1.7 0
50 Tom Muecke Baylor SWC 97 213 45.5 1402 6.6 5.0 10 12 105.1 70 95 1.4 1
51 Steve Hoffman Western Michigan MAC 151 265 57.0 1732 6.5 6.0 8 7 116.6 49 -26 -0.5 1
52 Tim Green* Southern California Pac-10 116 224 51.8 1448 6.5 5.3 5 8 106.3 49 -24 -0.5 1
53 Dennis Swearingen Ohio MAC 117 185 63.2 1211 6.5 4.8 4 9 115.6 87 79 0.9 2
54 Gerald Landry Houston SWC 113 235 48.1 1503 6.4 4.0 12 18 103.3 177 384 2.2 3
55 Steve Vogel Colorado Big 8 100 224 44.6 1432 6.4 5.6 9 8 104.5 41 -249 -6.1 0
56 Neil Britt Ball State MAC 107 189 56.6 1205 6.4 3.5 2 13 99.9 30 -122 -4.1 0
57 Steve Bradley Indiana Big Ten 208 402 51.7 2544 6.3 4.6 10 20 103.2 77 17 0.2 2
58 Kent Austin Mississippi SEC 177 302 58.6 1889 6.3 5.6 8 8 114.6 103 150 1.5 0
59 John Congemi Pittsburgh Ind 93 174 53.4 1102 6.3 5.6 9 7 115.7 37 -7 -0.2 2
60 Gym Kimball Utah State PCAA 152 308 49.4 1913 6.2 5.4 7 9 103.2 48 -3 -0.1 1
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
61 Eric Hochberg Rutgers Ind 163 306 53.3 1909 6.2 5.8 9 7 110.8 25 -87 -3.5 1
62 Foy White Wake Forest ACC 143 252 56.7 1544 6.1 6.2 12 5 120.0 43 6 0.1 0
63 Steve Bono UCLA Pac-10 118 218 54.1 1333 6.1 5.5 7 6 110.6 56 25 0.4 1
64 Steve Slayden Duke ACC 113 202 55.9 1229 6.1 4.5 4 9 104.7 61 -78 -1.3 1
65 Hugh Millen Washington Pac-10 89 171 52.0 1051 6.1 4.4 5 9 102.8 27 20 0.7 2
66 Alex Espinoza Iowa State Big 8 143 262 54.6 1580 6.0 5.4 10 8 111.7 49 -152 -3.1 0
67 Alex Espinoza Iowa State Big 8 143 262 54.6 1580 6.0 5.4 10 8 111.7 49 -152 -3.1 0
68 Craig Stump Texas A&M SWC 94 189 49.7 1135 6.0 4.9 10 9 108.1 80 145 1.8 0
69 Mark Cox Virginia Tech Ind 86 164 52.4 983 6.0 4.4 5 8 103.1 45 74 1.6 3
70 Troy Bodine Cincinnati Ind 171 350 48.9 2056 5.9 4.2 15 20 100.9 63 20 0.3 0
71 Chris Miller Oregon Pac-10 145 289 50.2 1712 5.9 5.1 10 10 104.4 48 0 0.0 1
72 Kerry Overton Rice SWC 117 271 43.2 1593 5.9 3.7 7 16 89.3 100 27 0.3 5
73 Ken Karcher Tulane Ind 112 230 48.7 1341 5.8 4.2 8 12 98.7 35 -143 -4.1 0
74 Ken Karcher Tulane Ind 112 230 48.7 1341 5.8 4.2 8 12 98.7 35 -143 -4.1 0
75 A.J. Sager* Toledo MAC 156 290 53.8 1647 5.7 3.7 7 16 98.4 51 -115 -2.3 1
76 Brian McDonald Wichita State MVC 95 229 41.5 1302 5.7 4.2 10 12 93.2 94 -115 -1.2 3
77 Robert Adams Ball State MAC 101 175 57.7 996 5.7 4.3 6 8 107.7 22 -77 -3.5 0
78 Fred Buckley Stanford Pac-10 81 166 48.8 940 5.7 1.7 5 17 85.8 40 -29 -0.7 3
79 Gale Gilbert California Pac-10 166 308 53.9 1693 5.5 3.8 6 14 97.4 70 -148 -2.1 1
80 Pete Genatempo Northern Illinois MAC 94 171 55.0 916 5.4 3.0 5 11 96.8 37 -119 -3.2 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
81 Stu Rayburn Kent State MAC 125 266 47.0 1381 5.2 2.7 0 15 79.3 78 32 0.4 3
82 Robert Gordon Eastern Michigan MAC 89 189 47.1 949 5.0 3.6 5 8 89.5 74 87 1.2 1
83 Todd Norley Syracuse Ind 93 171 54.4 829 4.8 3.9 5 6 97.7 57 -130 -2.3 0
84 Sandy Schwab Northwestern Big Ten 93 198 47.0 845 4.3 2.4 2 9 77.1 44 -16 -0.4 0