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1986 Leaders

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National Champion: Penn State (AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI, USA-CNN)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Vinny Testaverde (Miami (FL))
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Joe Paterno (Penn State)

AP Preseason #1: Oklahoma ▪ AP Final #1: Penn State

Year Leaders

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Total Yards Per Play

1. Mike Perez* (San Jose State) 7.0
2. Sammy Garza (Texas-El Paso) 6.0

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Tim Brown (Notre Dame) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Jerry Deckard (Oklahoma State) 2
  Chuck Cecil (Arizona) 2
  Billy Owens (Pittsburgh) 2