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1991 Passing Stats

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

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Desmond Howard (Michigan)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Don James (Washington)

AP Preseason #1: Florida State ▪ AP Final #1: Miami (FL)

  • Players sorted by Yds/Att (minimum 14 Att/G).
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95 Players

Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
1 Ty Detmer Brigham Young WAC 249 403 61.8 4031 10.0 10.4 35 12 168.5 75 -30 -0.4 4
2 Bucky Richardson Texas A&M SWC 79 156 50.6 1492 9.6 7.7 8 10 135.1 103 448 4.3 10
3 Jeff Garcia San Jose State Big West 99 160 61.9 1519 9.5 9.6 12 5 160.1 46 147 3.2 5
4 Mark Barsotti* Fresno State Big West 123 191 64.4 1777 9.3 10.1 17 4 167.7 58 213 3.7 7
5 Rick Mirer Notre Dame Ind 132 234 56.4 2117 9.0 8.7 18 10 149.2 75 306 4.1 9
6 J.J. Joe Baylor SWC 109 206 52.9 1853 9.0 7.9 7 8 131.9 116 147 1.3 6
7 Shane Matthews Florida SEC 218 361 60.4 3130 8.7 8.0 28 18 148.8 50 10 0.2 1
8 Marvin Graves Syracuse Big East 131 221 59.3 1912 8.7 7.3 10 11 136.9 99 -148 -1.5 1
9 Keithen McCant Nebraska Big 8 97 168 57.7 1454 8.7 8.1 13 8 146.5 117 654 5.6 7
10 Tony Sacca Penn State Ind 169 292 57.9 2488 8.5 9.2 21 5 149.8 84 -61 -0.7 4
11 Matt Blundin Virginia ACC 135 224 60.3 1902 8.5 10.2 19 0 159.6 30 10 0.3 1
12 Matt Veatch San Jose State Big West 110 206 53.4 1752 8.5 7.6 9 8 131.5 18 10 0.6 0
13 Troy Kopp Pacific Big West 275 449 61.2 3767 8.4 8.4 37 16 151.8 47 -81 -1.7 1
14 Jeff Blake East Carolina Ind 203 368 55.2 3073 8.4 8.9 28 8 146.1 77 109 1.4 3
15 Gino Torretta Miami (FL) Big East 205 371 55.3 3095 8.3 8.5 20 8 138.8 49 60 1.2 2
16 David Lowery San Diego State WAC 176 311 56.6 2575 8.3 7.8 19 12 138.6 59 15 0.3 3
17 Elvis Grbac* Michigan Big Ten 165 254 65.0 2085 8.2 9.1 25 6 161.7 23 -103 -4.5 0
18 Casey Weldon Florida State Ind 189 313 60.4 2527 8.1 8.3 22 8 146.3 38 -30 -0.8 0
19 Kevin Verdugo Colorado State WAC 159 265 60.0 2138 8.1 7.5 17 11 140.6 64 -148 -2.3 2
20 Steve Stenstrom* Stanford Pac-10 135 229 59.0 1853 8.1 7.8 15 8 141.6 31 -123 -4.0 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Robert Hall Texas Tech SWC 111 220 50.5 1788 8.1 8.0 10 5 129.2 91 278 3.1 6
22 Mike Pawlawski California Pac-10 191 316 60.4 2517 8.0 7.4 21 13 141.1 37 -66 -1.8 1
23 Matt Rodgers* Iowa Big Ten 185 283 65.4 2275 8.0 7.3 14 11 141.4 68 140 2.1 4
24 Billy Joe Hobert Washington Pac-10 173 285 60.7 2271 8.0 7.9 22 10 146.1 33 56 1.7 5
25 Tom Corontzos Wyoming WAC 203 363 55.9 2868 7.9 8.0 19 8 135.2 86 -139 -1.6 3
26 T.J. Rubley Tulsa Ind 148 260 56.9 2054 7.9 7.7 18 9 139.2 55 -56 -1.0 0
27 Tommy Maddox* UCLA Pac-10 209 343 60.9 2681 7.8 6.7 16 16 132.7 77 -29 -0.4 2
28 Frank Dolce Utah WAC 177 314 56.4 2444 7.8 7.4 16 10 132.2 77 13 0.2 4
29 Drew Bledsoe Washington State Pac-10 199 358 55.6 2741 7.7 6.7 17 15 127.2 104 -94 -0.9 2
30 Trent Green* Indiana Big Ten 200 339 59.0 2627 7.7 6.6 12 14 127.5 115 202 1.8 13
31 Len Williams Northwestern Big Ten 131 212 61.8 1630 7.7 7.4 10 6 136.3 155 207 1.3 4
32 Andy Kelly Tennessee SEC 228 361 63.2 2759 7.6 6.6 15 15 132.8 57 60 1.1 3
33 Paul Watson Kansas State Big 8 172 304 56.6 2312 7.6 6.8 10 10 124.7 110 42 0.4 5
34 Glenn Foley Boston College Big East 153 298 51.3 2222 7.5 6.3 21 17 125.8 54 -104 -1.9 0
35 Tim Schade Texas Christian SWC 101 168 60.1 1253 7.5 6.4 5 6 125.4 27 -7 -0.3 0
36 Bobby Fuller South Carolina Ind 202 340 59.4 2524 7.4 7.2 15 8 131.6 49 -161 -3.3 0
37 David Chisum New Mexico State Big West 112 205 54.6 1524 7.4 6.7 8 7 123.1 59 -24 -0.4 1
38 Jeff Sweitzer Akron Ind 101 220 45.9 1599 7.3 5.1 10 15 108.3 106 420 4.0 3
39 Jason Verduzco Illinois Big Ten 252 420 60.0 3014 7.2 6.4 15 14 125.4 53 -31 -0.6 0
40 Mike Perez Texas-El Paso WAC 131 265 49.4 1913 7.2 6.8 10 7 117.2 86 14 0.2 2
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
41 Stoney Case New Mexico WAC 103 216 47.7 1564 7.2 6.9 10 6 118.2 56 60 1.1 2
42 Darian Hagan Colorado Big 8 88 170 51.8 1228 7.2 7.0 12 6 128.7 133 386 2.9 3
43 Ron Lopez Utah State Big West 153 314 48.7 2221 7.1 6.0 17 15 116.5 41 -236 -5.8 2
44 Will Furrer Virginia Tech Big East 148 257 57.6 1820 7.1 5.4 15 16 123.9 23 29 1.3 0
45 DeChane Cameron* Clemson ACC 126 226 55.8 1601 7.1 5.9 5 8 115.5 127 458 3.6 5
46 Lance Harp Cincinnati Ind 107 204 52.5 1443 7.1 5.6 7 10 113.4 51 26 0.5 3
47 Cale Gundy Oklahoma Big 8 91 172 52.9 1228 7.1 6.2 8 7 120.1 65 -21 -0.3 3
48 Alex Van Pelt Pittsburgh Big East 227 398 57.0 2796 7.0 6.2 15 14 121.4 26 -19 -0.7 1
49 Tom Dubs Ohio MAC 144 264 54.5 1855 7.0 5.8 6 10 113.5 71 -164 -2.3 0
50 Eric Zeier Georgia SEC 159 286 55.6 1984 6.9 6.8 7 4 119.1 41 -199 -4.9 2
51 Russ Shows Mississippi SEC 99 198 50.0 1369 6.9 5.3 4 9 105.7 59 41 0.7 0
52 David Klingler Houston SWC 278 497 55.9 3388 6.8 6.4 29 17 125.6 92 -162 -1.8 1
53 Erik White Bowling Green State MAC 185 323 57.3 2204 6.8 6.5 17 10 125.8 57 83 1.5 1
54 Todd Studer Long Beach State Big West 90 180 50.0 1229 6.8 4.7 8 12 108.7 41 3 0.1 0
55 Chad Loup Louisiana State SEC 102 174 58.6 1181 6.8 5.8 9 8 123.5 39 59 1.5 0
56 Derek Stott Nevada-Las Vegas Big West 78 168 46.4 1147 6.8 4.8 8 11 106.4 82 308 3.8 0
57 Shawn Jones Georgia Tech ACC 178 339 52.5 2288 6.7 5.0 11 18 109.3 114 361 3.2 7
58 Keith West Wake Forest ACC 153 296 51.7 1969 6.7 4.5 9 18 105.4 51 -66 -1.3 0
59 Chip Hilleary Kansas Big 8 98 188 52.1 1267 6.7 6.2 6 5 114.0 93 400 4.3 14
60 Roy Johnson Arkansas State Ind 120 263 45.6 1747 6.6 4.6 7 15 98.8 170 782 4.6 12
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
61 Mike Neu Ball State MAC 141 225 62.7 1491 6.6 5.4 6 9 119.1 51 -78 -1.5 1
62 Phil Johnson Missouri Big 8 167 311 53.7 2029 6.5 5.5 14 13 115.0 67 158 2.4 0
63 Kevin Meger Toledo MAC 147 276 53.3 1787 6.5 4.8 6 13 105.4 94 407 4.3 5
64 Dave Brown Duke ACC 230 437 52.6 2794 6.4 5.8 20 15 114.6 90 57 0.6 5
65 Tom Tarver Rutgers Big East 164 307 53.4 1969 6.4 5.0 10 14 108.9 55 -194 -3.5 2
66 Bret Powers Arizona State Pac-10 127 234 54.3 1500 6.4 5.0 8 11 110.0 24 -114 -4.8 1
67 Jeremy Leach New Mexico WAC 108 218 49.5 1395 6.4 4.6 5 11 100.8 40 -125 -3.1 1
68 Jerome Woods Tulane Ind 115 192 59.9 1238 6.4 6.3 8 4 123.6 39 -47 -1.2 0
69 Tommy Waters Southern Mississippi Ind 135 250 54.0 1563 6.3 5.3 6 8 108.0 52 -151 -2.9 1
70 Jim Miller Michigan State Big Ten 130 218 59.6 1368 6.3 4.6 6 11 111.3 54 -71 -1.3 0
71 Darren Studstill West Virginia Big East 85 168 50.6 1055 6.3 3.8 8 13 103.6 88 307 3.5 2
72 Eric Hunter Purdue Big Ten 77 162 47.5 1018 6.3 5.5 7 6 107.2 94 88 0.9 2
73 Marquel Fleetwood Minnesota Big Ten 155 264 58.7 1642 6.2 4.9 5 10 109.6 96 178 1.9 2
74 Reggie Perry Southern California Pac-10 131 255 51.4 1574 6.2 4.3 3 12 97.7 105 254 2.4 5
75 Gene Johnson Louisiana Tech Ind 118 207 57.0 1281 6.2 5.9 10 6 119.1 40 -93 -2.3 0
76 Jim Kubiak Navy Ind 93 154 60.4 957 6.2 3.3 2 11 102.6 27 -131 -4.9 0
77 Stan White Auburn SEC 158 317 49.8 1927 6.1 4.6 8 14 100.4 57 -3 -0.1 4
78 Peter Gardere Texas SWC 114 228 50.0 1390 6.1 4.0 5 13 97.0 91 33 0.4 2
79 Tony Lowery Wisconsin Big Ten 87 158 55.1 965 6.1 4.9 6 7 110.0 53 -23 -0.4 2
80 Keith Benton Memphis Ind 90 199 45.2 1203 6.0 3.9 8 13 96.2 116 329 2.8 4
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
81 Brad Tayles Western Michigan MAC 162 328 49.4 1949 5.9 4.5 14 17 103.0 62 46 0.7 3
82 Jeff Bender Central Michigan MAC 156 297 52.5 1754 5.9 4.9 10 11 105.8 53 35 0.7 0
83 Kenny Ford Oklahoma State Big 8 111 238 46.6 1377 5.8 3.0 7 18 89.8 87 147 1.7 0
84 Kevin Shuman Kent State MAC 82 164 50.0 943 5.8 3.6 7 11 99.0 89 204 2.3 1
85 Michael Carter Hawaii WAC 81 205 39.5 1172 5.7 3.7 4 11 83.2 221 1092 4.9 16
86 Geoff Bender North Carolina State ACC 76 167 45.5 949 5.7 4.6 7 7 98.7 43 36 0.8 3
87 Mike McCoy Long Beach State Big West 87 165 52.7 938 5.7 5.7 7 3 110.8 39 -58 -1.5 1
88 Trent Thompson Temple Big East 79 172 45.9 927 5.4 3.6 5 9 90.3 67 227 3.4 1
89 Matt Vogler Texas Christian SWC 82 161 50.9 875 5.4 3.8 5 8 96.9 26 4 0.2 1
90 Jim Clement Miami (OH) MAC 81 178 45.5 938 5.3 3.8 7 9 92.6 89 239 2.7 3
91 Jim Sandwisch Maryland ACC 142 291 48.8 1499 5.2 3.7 6 12 90.6 63 -97 -1.5 0
92 Billy Duncan Tulane Ind 92 203 45.3 1065 5.2 4.8 4 4 92.0 31 -21 -0.7 0
93 Todd Ritz Southern Methodist SWC 103 202 51.0 1053 5.2 2.8 5 13 90.1 54 -67 -1.2 1
94 Erik Watts Louisville Ind 115 260 44.2 1294 5.0 2.7 6 16 81.3 28 -144 -5.1 0
95 Chad May Cal State Fullerton Big West 97 233 41.6 1066 4.6 3.2 4 9 78.0 45 -178 -4.0 1