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1987 Leaders

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National Champion: Miami (FL) (AP, FWAA, NFF, UPI, USA-CNN)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Tim Brown (Notre Dame)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Dick MacPherson (Syracuse)

AP Preseason #1: Oklahoma ▪ AP Final #1: Miami (FL)

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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Don McPherson (Syracuse) 164.3
2. Chuck Hartlieb (Iowa) 161.4
3. Troy Aikman* (UCLA) 157.6
4. Eric Jones (Vanderbilt) 145.8
5. Rodney Peete* (Southern California) 141.5
6. Jeff Burger (Auburn) 141.0
7. Todd Santos (San Diego State) 140.7
8. Tommy Hodson (Louisiana State) 140.4
9. Terrence Jones (Tulane) 139.9
10. Dave Schnell* (Indiana) 139.8
11. Steve Walsh (Miami (FL)) 138.8
12. Mike Power (Boston College) 138.2
13. Mike Perez* (San Jose State) 138.1
14. Bill Musgrave (Oregon) 136.8
15. Troy Taylor (California) 136.4
16. Scott Mitchell (Utah) 134.2
17. Scott Secules (Virginia) 132.3
18. Danny McCoin (Cincinnati) 132.1
19. Sean Covey (Brigham Young) 130.0
20. Steve Slayden (Duke) 129.0

Total Yards Per Play

1. Mike Perez* (San Jose State) 7.1
2. Todd Santos (San Diego State) 6.6
3. Craig Burnett* (Wyoming) 6.2
4. Todd Ellis* (South Carolina) 5.7
5. Barry Garrison (New Mexico) 5.6