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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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Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Marvin Graves (Syracuse) 9.5
2. J.J. Joe (Baylor) 9.3
3. Ryan Hancock (Brigham Young) 9.1
4. Eric Zeier (Georgia) 8.7
5. Bert Emanuel (Rice) 8.7
6. Cale Gundy (Oklahoma) 8.4
7. Glenn Foley (Boston College) 8.4
8. Kordell Stewart (Colorado) 8.4
9. Trent Dilfer* (Fresno State) 8.3
10. Elvis Grbac* (Michigan) 8.2

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Marvin Graves (Syracuse) 8.4
2. Bert Emanuel (Rice) 8.4
3. Ryan Hancock (Brigham Young) 8.3
4. Rick Mirer (Notre Dame) 8.1
5. Gino Torretta (Miami (FL)) 7.8
6. Trent Dilfer* (Fresno State) 7.8
7. Heath Shuler (Tennessee) 7.7
8. J.J. Joe (Baylor) 7.7
9. Kordell Stewart (Colorado) 7.7
10. Eric Zeier (Georgia) 7.6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Elvis Grbac* (Michigan) 150.2
2. Marvin Graves (Syracuse) 149.2
3. Ryan Hancock (Brigham Young) 144.6
4. Kordell Stewart (Colorado) 138.8
5. Bert Emanuel (Rice) 138.4
6. Eric Zeier (Georgia) 137.8
7. Jimmy Klingler (Houston) 137.6
8. Bobby Goodman (Virginia) 137.4
9. Joe Youngblood (Central Michigan) 136.7
10. J.J. Joe (Baylor) 135.7

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Reggie Brooks (Notre Dame) 8.0
2. Lamar Smith (Houston) 7.6
3. Tyrone Wheatley* (Michigan) 7.3
4. Calvin Jones (Nebraska) 7.2
5. Travis Sims (Hawaii) 6.8
6. Garrison Hearst (Georgia) 6.8
7. Leonice Brown (Colorado State) 6.7
8. Adrian Walker (Texas) 6.6
9. Ron Rivers* (Fresno State) 6.5
10. David Mims (Baylor) 6.5

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Ron Peters (Houston) 26.2
2. Tyrone Davis (Virginia) 23.8
3. Malcolm Seabron* (Fresno State) 23.7
4. Jermaine Ross (Purdue) 22.3
5. Otis Sterling (Brigham Young) 22.1
6. Antonio Freeman (Virginia Tech) 22.0
7. Clarence Sevillian (Vanderbilt) 21.2
8. Melvin Bonner (Baylor) 21.0
9. Lovell Pinkney (Texas) 20.8
10. Tony Harrison* (Texas A&M) 20.5

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Tamarick Vanover (Florida State) 2
  Lew Lawhorn (Temple) 2