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1984 Year Summary

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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

Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Overall Bowls SRS Polls
Rk Conference Schs G W L T Pct G W L T Pct SRS SOS Pre Final Champion
1 Southeastern Conference 10 116 67 44 5 .599 5 2 2 1 .500 8.91 5.64 3 4 Florida
2 Pacific-10 Conference 10 113 62 51 0 .549 3 3 0 0 1.000 4.14 2.87 3 3 Southern California
3 Atlantic Coast Conference 8 90 46 40 4 .533 2 2 0 0 1.000 3.86 3.04 1 2 Maryland
4 Southwest Conference 9 104 55 47 2 .538 5 1 4 0 .200 3.54 2.34 2 1 Houston
Southern Methodist
5 Big Eight Conference 8 91 43 43 5 .500 3 2 1 0 .667 2.98 2.86 2 3 Nebraska
Oklahoma
6 Big Ten Conference 10 117 56 59 2 .487 6 1 5 0 .167 2.86 3.34 3 2 Ohio State
7 Independent 21 239 122 111 6 .523 8 3 4 1 .438 2.79 2.07 6 4
8 Western Athletic Conference 9 106 53 51 2 .509 2 2 0 0 1.000 -0.13 -0.56 0 1 Brigham Young
9 Pacific Coast Athletic Association 8 92 45 47 0 .489 1 1 0 0 1.000 -5.83 -4.80 0 0 Cal State Fullerton
10 Mid-American Conference 10 111 50 55 6 .477 1 0 1 0 .000 -8.86 -7.80 0 0 Toledo
11 Missouri Valley Conference 7 78 32 46 0 .410 0 0 0 0 -13.25 -10.94 0 0 Tulsa

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 9/4 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
Brigham Young WAC   13 8 6 8 7 5 7 5 4 4 3 1 1 1 1
Washington Pac-10 18 19 16 9 6 3 2 1 1 1 1 8 5 4 4 2
Florida SEC 17           18 17 16 13 10 5 4 3 3 3
Nebraska Big 8 2 2 1 1 1 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 7 5 5 4
Boston College Ind 19 18 10 10 5 4 4 4 11 9 16 13 10 8 8 5
Oklahoma Big 8 16 16 15 11 7 5 3 2 2 10 9 6 2 2 2 6
Oklahoma State Big 8     13 12 10 9 13 12 10 7 7 4 3 9 9 7
Southern Methodist SWC 15 15 14 13 11 10 7 6 14 19 17 16 11 10 10 8
UCLA Pac-10 5 4 7 8 17 17             19 17 14 9
Southern California Pac-10     20 17 15       20 18 14 7 14 20 18 10
South Carolina Ind             17 11 9 5 5 2 9 7 7 11
Maryland ACC                         18 15 12 12
Ohio State Big Ten 7 6 9 5 3 2 8 8 6 16 13 11 8 6 6 13
Auburn SEC 1 8 11 19 20 18 16 13 12 11 20 18 13 11 16 14
Louisiana State SEC           15 12 10 7 15 12 9 16 14 11 15
Iowa Big Ten 12 10 5 14       18 17 17 18         16
Florida State Ind 20 20 18 15 9 6 9 15 15 14 11 17 15 12 15 17
Miami (FL) Ind 10 1 5 4 16 14 10 9 8 6 6 14 12 16 13 18
Kentucky SEC             19 16               19
Virginia ACC                       19       20
School Conf Pre 9/4 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
Alabama SEC 9 9 19                          
Arizona State Pac-10 13 12                            
Clemson ACC 4 3 2 2 13             20        
Georgia SEC       20 12 20 15 14 13 8 8 15 20 18    
Georgia Tech ACC         18 12 20                  
Michigan Big Ten 14 14 3 16 14 13                    
Notre Dame Ind 8 7     19 16               19 17  
Penn State Ind 11 11 12 7 4 11 11 19 19              
Pittsburgh Ind 3 17 17                          
Purdue Big Ten             14                  
Texas SWC 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 3 3 2 3 10 6 13 19  
Texas Christian SWC                   20 15 12 17      
Vanderbilt SEC           19                    
West Virginia Ind       18       20 18 12 19          
Wisconsin Big Ten                             20  

Year Leaders

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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Chuck Long* (Iowa) 156.4
2. Robbie Bosco (Brigham Young) 151.8
3. Bernie Kosar (Miami (FL)) 148.7
4. Randall Cunningham* (Nevada-Las Vegas) 148.4
5. Kerwin Bell (Florida) 148.0
6. Doug Flutie* (Boston College) 147.6
7. Frank Reich (Maryland) 147.4
8. John Dewberry (Georgia Tech) 144.4
9. Bob DeMarco (Central Michigan) 144.2
10. Doug Gaynor (Long Beach State) 139.8

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Ronnie Kelley (Tulsa) 25.0
2. Freddy Weygand (Auburn) 24.9
3. Ron Brown (Colorado) 23.2
4. Willie Marshall (Temple) 22.9
5. Dwayne McMullen (Minnesota) 22.8
6. Jay Novacek (Wyoming) 22.6
7. Allyn Griffin (Wyoming) 22.0
8. James Maness (Texas Christian) 21.8
9. Vince Warren (San Diego State) 21.2
10. Carl Aikens (Northern Illinois) 21.1