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1992 Year Summary

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

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Gino Torretta (Miami (FL))
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Gene Stallings (Alabama)

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

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 Pacific-10 Conference 10 117 63 51 3 .551 6 2 4 0 .333 8.70 6.86 4 3 Stanford
Washington
2 Atlantic Coast Conference 9 104 59 44 1 .572 4 3 1 0 .750 5.49 2.96 3 4 Florida State
3 Southeastern Conference 12 140 80 58 2 .579 6 5 1 0 .833 4.96 2.88 5 6 Alabama
4 Big Eight Conference 8 91 47 40 4 .538 3 1 2 0 .333 4.04 1.55 3 3 Nebraska
5 Big Ten Conference 10 114 52 57 5 .478 3 1 2 0 .333 3.10 3.75 3 2 Michigan
6 Big East Conference 8 92 47 41 4 .533 3 1 2 0 .333 2.09 1.02 2 3 Miami (FL)
7 Western Athletic Conference 10 120 60 59 1 .504 5 2 3 0 .400 -0.21 -0.48 1 2 Brigham Young
Fresno State
Hawaii
8 Southwest Conference 8 91 47 43 1 .522 2 1 1 0 .500 -0.35 -0.32 2 1 Texas A&M
9 Independent 15 167 69 97 1 .416 2 1 1 0 .500 -4.73 -1.96 2 1
10 Big West Conference 7 78 36 42 0 .462 1 0 1 0 .000 -9.36 -6.62 0 0 Nevada
11 Mid-American Conference 10 111 52 56 3 .482 1 1 0 0 1.000 -10.30 -8.96 0 0 Bowling Green State

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
Alabama SEC 9 9 8 9 7 9 6 4 4 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 1
Florida State ACC 5 4 5 3 3 3 8 6 6 6 6 5 3 3 3 3 2
Miami (FL) Big East 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 3
Notre Dame Ind 3 3 3 7 6 6 13 12 10 10 8 8 7 5 5 5 4
Michigan Big Ten 6 5 6 6 4 4 3 3 3 3 4 3 6 7 7 7 5
Syracuse Big East 10 10 9 8 17 17 15 14 12 12 10 10 8 8 6 6 6
Texas A&M SWC 7 7 7 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 7
Georgia SEC 14 14 14 19 18 16 12 10 7 7 15 12 10 9 8 8 8
Stanford Pac-10 17 20 21 18 19 18 11 8 16 15 21 15 14 14 14 13 9
Florida SEC 4 6 4 4 13 13 23 23 20 20 14 11 9 6 12 14 10
Washington Pac-10 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 6 5 11 10 9 11
Tennessee SEC 21 22 20 14 8 7 4 13 17 16 24 23 20 18 17 17 12
Colorado Big 8 12 12 12 11 10 10 9 7 9 8 16 13 11 10 9 10 13
Nebraska Big 8 11 11 11 12 15 15 14 11 8 8 7 7 12 12 11 11 14
Washington State Pac-10               22 13 19 25 21   21 18 18 15
Mississippi SEC       25                 24 24 19 20 16
North Carolina State ACC   18 19 16 23 21 25 21 23 21 17 14 13 13 13 12 17
Ohio State Big Ten 19 17 22 21 12 12 21       22 19 17 15 15 15 18
North Carolina ACC                   22 18 25 21 20 20 19 19
Hawaii WAC                       24         20
Boston College Big East         25 22 21 20 11 11 9 17 19 17 16 16 21
Kansas Big 8         24     25 22 18 13 20 22       22
Mississippi State SEC 22 21 18 24   24 18 15 25 24 19 16 18 16 24 24 23
Fresno State WAC                                 24
Wake Forest ACC                         25       25
School Conf Pre 9/1 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
Arizona Pac-10                 21 17 12 9 16 23 22 22  
Brigham Young WAC 24   25                     25 25 25  
California Pac-10 20 19 17       24                    
Clemson ACC 13 13 15 17 16 25 25 19 18                
Georgia Tech ACC 23 24 24 22   23 17 16 19                
Iowa Big Ten 16 23                              
Oklahoma Big 8 15 15 13 13 20 19 16                    
Penn State Ind 8 8 10 10 9 8 7 9 14 14 23 22 23 22 21 21  
San Diego State WAC       23 21                        
Southern California Pac-10         22 20 20 18 15 13 11 18 15 19 23 23  
Texas SWC 25                 25 20            
UCLA Pac-10 18 16 16 15 11 11 19                    
Virginia ACC   25 23 20 14 14 10 17 24 23              
West Virginia Big East               24                  

Year Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Jimmy Klingler (HOU) 303
2. John Kaleo (MD) 286
3. Shane Matthews (FL) 275
4. Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 245
5. Drew Bledsoe* (WAST) 241
6. Dan Freiburger (SMETH) 229
7. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 228
8. Michael Anderson (ECAR) 222
9. Joe Hughes (WY) 216
10. Jeff Garcia (SJST) 209

Pass Attempts

1. Jimmy Klingler (HOU) 504
2. John Kaleo (MD) 482
3. Shane Matthews (FL) 463
4. Drew Bledsoe* (WAST) 432
5. Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 407
6. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 402
7. Michael Anderson (ECAR) 398
8. Dan Freiburger (SMETH) 390
9. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 385
10. Brad Tayles (WMI) 376

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Grady Benton (AZST) 66.2
2. Jason Verduzco (IL) 65.2
3. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 64.8
4. Terry Jordan (NCST) 64.1
5. Jim Miller (MIST) 63.9
6. Jim Hartlieb (IA) 63.7
7. Len Williams (NWEST) 63.3
8. Steve Matthews (MEM) 61.2
  Steve Matthews (MEM) 61.2
10. Marvin Graves (SYR) 60.3

Passing Yards

1. Jimmy Klingler (HOU) 3818
2. John Kaleo (MD) 3392
3. Drew Bledsoe* (WAST) 3246
4. Shane Matthews (FL) 3205
5. Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 3163
6. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 3060
7. Trent Dilfer* (FREST) 3000
8. Charles Puleri (NMST) 2788
9. Joe Hughes (WY) 2706
10. Charlie Ward (FLST) 2647

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Marvin Graves (SYR) 9.5
2. J.J. Joe (BAY) 9.3
3. Ryan Hancock (BYU) 9.1
4. Eric Zeier (GA) 8.7
5. Bert Emanuel (RICE) 8.7
6. Cale Gundy (OK) 8.4
7. Glenn Foley (BC) 8.4
8. Kordell Stewart (CO) 8.4
9. Trent Dilfer* (FREST) 8.3
10. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 8.2

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Marvin Graves (SYR) 8.4
2. Bert Emanuel (RICE) 8.4
3. Ryan Hancock (BYU) 8.3
4. Rick Mirer (NDAME) 8.1
5. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 7.8
6. Trent Dilfer* (FREST) 7.8
7. Heath Shuler (TN) 7.7
8. J.J. Joe (BAY) 7.7
9. Kordell Stewart (CO) 7.7
10. Eric Zeier (GA) 7.6

Passing Touchdowns

1. Jimmy Klingler (HOU) 32
2. Shane Matthews (FL) 23
3. Michael Anderson (ECAR) 22
  Charlie Ward (FLST) 22
5. Trent Dilfer* (FREST) 21
  David Lowery (SDGST) 21
  Bobby Goodman (VA) 21
8. Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 20
  Drew Bledsoe* (WAST) 20
10. Dave Barr (CA) 19
  Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 19

Passing Interceptions

1. Michael Anderson (ECAR) 23
2. John Kaleo (MD) 22
3. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 18
  Jimmy Klingler (HOU) 18
5. Erik White (BGSU) 17
  Charlie Ward (FLST) 17
  Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 17
8. Bryan Fortay (RUT) 16
  Shane Matthews (FL) 16
  Joe Hughes (WY) 16
  Chris Vargas (NV) 16
  Stan White (AUB) 16
  Lance Harp (CIN) 16

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 150.2
2. Marvin Graves (SYR) 149.2
3. Ryan Hancock (BYU) 144.6
4. Kordell Stewart (CO) 138.8
5. Bert Emanuel (RICE) 138.4
6. Eric Zeier (GA) 137.8
7. Jimmy Klingler (HOU) 137.6
8. Bobby Goodman (VA) 137.4
9. Joe Youngblood (CMI) 136.7
10. J.J. Joe (BAY) 135.7

Rush Attempts

1. Corey Croom (BALLST) 301
2. Trevor Cobb (RICE) 279
3. Greg Hill* (TXAM) 267
4. LeShon Johnson (NIL) 265
  Marshall Faulk (SDGST) 265
6. Shaumbe Wright-Fair* (WAST) 264
7. Errict Rhett (FL) 250
8. Winslow Oliver (NM) 245
9. Bam Morris (TXTECH) 242
10. Chuckie Dukes (BC) 238

Rushing Yards

1. Marshall Faulk (SDGST) 1630
2. Garrison Hearst (GA) 1547
3. Travis Sims (HI) 1498
4. Ryan Benjamin (PAC) 1441
5. Chuckie Dukes (BC) 1387
6. Trevor Cobb (RICE) 1386
7. Tyrone Wheatley* (MI) 1357
8. Reggie Brooks (NDAME) 1343
9. Greg Hill* (TXAM) 1339
10. LeShon Johnson (NIL) 1338

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Reggie Brooks (NDAME) 8.0
2. Lamar Smith (HOU) 7.6
3. Tyrone Wheatley* (MI) 7.3
4. Calvin Jones (NE) 7.2
5. Travis Sims (HI) 6.8
6. Garrison Hearst (GA) 6.8
7. Leonice Brown (COST) 6.7
8. Adrian Walker (TX) 6.6
9. Ron Rivers* (FREST) 6.5
10. David Mims (BAY) 6.5

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Garrison Hearst (GA) 19
2. Richie Anderson (PAST) 18
3. Anthony Daigle* (FREST) 17
4. Greg Hill* (TXAM) 15
  Marshall Faulk (SDGST) 15
  Craig Thomas (MIST) 15
7. Calvin Jones (NE) 14
8. Ryan Benjamin (PAC) 13
  Natrone Means (NC) 13
  Shaumbe Wright-Fair* (WAST) 13
  Tyrone Wheatley* (MI) 13
  Reggie Brooks (NDAME) 13
  Rodney Thomas* (TXAM) 13

Receptions

1. Sherman Smith (HOU) 103
2. Ryan Yarborough (WY) 86
3. Bryan Reeves (NV) 81
4. Aaron Turner (PAC) 79
5. Michael Westbrook (CO) 76
  Lloyd Hill (TXTECH) 76
7. Marcus Badgett (MD) 75
  Victor Bailey (MO) 75
9. Lee Gissendaner (NWEST) 68
  Darnay Scott (SDGST) 68

Receiving Yards

1. Ryan Yarborough (WY) 1351
2. Lloyd Hill (TXTECH) 1261
3. Marcus Badgett (MD) 1240
4. Victor Bailey (MO) 1210
5. Aaron Turner (PAC) 1171
6. Darnay Scott (SDGST) 1150
7. Charles E. Johnson (CO) 1149
8. Bryan Reeves (NV) 1114
9. Eric Drage (BYU) 1093
10. Dietrich Jells (PITT) 1091

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Ron Peters (HOU) 26.2
2. Tyrone Davis (VA) 23.8
3. Malcolm Seabron* (FREST) 23.7
4. Jermaine Ross (PUR) 22.3
5. Otis Sterling (BYU) 22.1
6. Antonio Freeman (VATECH) 22.0
7. Clarence Sevillian (VAND) 21.2
8. Melvin Bonner (BAY) 21.0
9. Lovell Pinkney (TX) 20.8
10. Tony Harrison* (TXAM) 20.5

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Sean Dawkins (CA) 14
2. Eric Drage (BYU) 12
  Lloyd Hill (TXTECH) 12
  Ryan Yarborough (WY) 12
5. Melvin Bonner (BAY) 11
  Ron Peters (HOU) 11
  Aaron Turner (PAC) 11
  Derrick Alexander* (MI) 11
9. Bryan Reeves (NV) 10
  Lamar Thomas (MIAFL) 10

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Corey Croom (BALLST) 328
2. Errict Rhett (FL) 305
3. Trevor Cobb (RICE) 301
4. Shaumbe Wright-Fair* (WAST) 295
5. Greg Hill* (TXAM) 283
  Marshall Faulk (SDGST) 283
7. Ryan Benjamin (PAC) 278
8. LeShon Johnson (NIL) 268
9. Winslow Oliver (NM) 265
10. Randy Cuthbert (DUKE) 264

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Ryan Benjamin (PAC) 1875
2. Garrison Hearst (GA) 1871
3. Marshall Faulk (SDGST) 1758
4. Trevor Cobb (RICE) 1669
5. Chuckie Dukes (BC) 1581
6. Travis Sims (HI) 1502
  Shaumbe Wright-Fair* (WAST) 1502
  Tyrone Wheatley* (MI) 1502
9. Nathan DuPree (SJST) 1430
10. Greg Hill* (TXAM) 1429

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Garrison Hearst (GA) 21
2. Richie Anderson (PAST) 19
3. Anthony Daigle* (FREST) 17
  Greg Hill* (TXAM) 17
5. Tyrone Wheatley* (MI) 16
6. Calvin Jones (NE) 15
  Craig Thomas (MIST) 15
  Trevor Cobb (RICE) 15
  Marshall Faulk (SDGST) 15
10. Sean Dawkins (CA) 14
  Reggie Brooks (NDAME) 14

Total Plays

1. John Kaleo (MD) 588
2. Jimmy Klingler (HOU) 544
3. Shane Matthews (FL) 536
4. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 501
5. Joe Hughes (WY) 491
6. Dan Freiburger (SMETH) 470
7. Charlie Ward (FLST) 465
  Jeff Garcia (SJST) 465
9. Brad Tayles (WMI) 444
10. Drew Bledsoe* (WAST) 441
  Michael Anderson (ECAR) 441

Total Yards

1. Jimmy Klingler (HOU) 3768
2. John Kaleo (MD) 3472
3. Drew Bledsoe* (WAST) 3234
4. Shane Matthews (FL) 3176
5. Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 3163
6. Charlie Ward (FLST) 3151
7. Trent Dilfer* (FREST) 3090
8. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 3036
9. Joe Hughes (WY) 2843
10. Jeff Garcia (SJST) 2641

Total Yards Per Play

1. Drew Bledsoe* (WAST) 7.3
2. Alex Van Pelt (PITT) 7.3
3. Trent Dilfer* (FREST) 7.0
4. Gino Torretta (MIAFL) 7.0
5. Jimmy Klingler (HOU) 6.9
6. Charlie Ward (FLST) 6.8
7. Shane Matthews (FL) 5.9
8. John Kaleo (MD) 5.9

Total Touchdowns

1. Jimmy Klingler (HOU) 32
2. Charlie Ward (FLST) 28
3. Shane Matthews (FL) 25
4. Bobby Goodman (VA) 24
  Drew Bledsoe* (WAST) 24
6. Trent Dilfer* (FREST) 23
7. John Kaleo (MD) 22
  Frank Dolce (UT) 22
  Stoney Case (NM) 22
  Jeff Garcia (SJST) 22
  Michael Anderson (ECAR) 22