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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)

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95 Players

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