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1993 Year Summary

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

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Charlie Ward (Florida State)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Terry Bowden (Auburn)

AP Preseason #1: Florida State ▪ AP Final #1: Florida State

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 10 116 66 50 0 .569 4 3 1 0 .750 8.33 6.07 4 3 Arizona
Southern California
UCLA
2 Big Eight Conference 8 93 51 39 3 .565 4 3 1 0 .750 7.86 5.18 3 4 Nebraska
3 Big Ten Conference 11 128 70 56 2 .555 7 4 3 0 .571 7.50 5.93 3 4 Ohio State
Wisconsin
4 Southeastern Conference 12 138 77 56 5 .576 4 2 2 0 .500 6.13 2.93 5 4 Florida
5 Big East Conference 8 92 52 39 1 .571 4 2 2 0 .500 2.99 1.87 3 4 West Virginia
6 Atlantic Coast Conference 9 106 57 49 0 .538 5 2 3 0 .400 2.54 1.96 4 3 Florida State
7 Southwest Conference 8 90 39 47 4 .456 2 0 2 0 .000 -0.27 1.64 1 1 Texas A&M
8 Western Athletic Conference 10 119 57 62 0 .479 4 0 4 0 .000 -2.28 -2.17 1 0 Brigham Young
Fresno State
Wyoming
9 Independent 10 113 55 56 2 .496 2 2 0 0 1.000 -2.81 -2.48 1 2
10 Big West Conference 10 111 43 67 1 .392 1 1 0 0 1.000 -10.89 -6.84 0 0 Louisiana-Lafayette
Utah State
11 Mid-American Conference 10 111 47 60 4 .441 1 0 1 0 .000 -14.43 -12.27 0 0 Ball State

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Florida State ACC 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Notre Dame Ind 7 7 11 4 4 4 4 3 2 2 2 2 1 4 5 4 2
Nebraska Big 8 8 9 9 8 6 6 7 6 5 6 6 4 3 2 2 2 3
Auburn SEC         25 23 22 19 10 9 8 7 6 3 4 5 4
Florida SEC 9 8 7 9 5 5 5 4 9 10 9 8 8 7 9 8 5
Wisconsin Big Ten       24 23 22 21 16 15 21 15 14 12 10 10 9 6
West Virginia Big East           25 24 17 18 13 11 9 9 5 3 3 7
Penn State Big Ten 16 17 15 14 9 9 8 7 14 12 19 16 14 14 13 13 8
Texas A&M SWC 4 5 5 16 14 14 14 13 11 11 10 11 10 8 7 7 9
Arizona Pac-10 14 13 13 15 15 12 12 11 7 7 14 13 19 19 17 16 10
Ohio State Big Ten 17 18 16 11 7 7 6 5 3 3 3 5 5 12 11 11 11
Tennessee SEC 10 10 8 5 11 11 11 10 8 8 7 6 7 6 6 6 12
Boston College Big East 21 20 25 22               22 17 11 15 15 13
Alabama SEC 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 5 5 12 11 17 16 18 14
Miami (FL) Big East 5 3 4 3 3 3 3 8 6 4 4 3 4 9 8 10 15
Colorado Big 8 11 11 10 7 13 19 20 20 16 20 23 21 18 18 18 17 16
Oklahoma Big 8 22 21 17 12 10 10 10 9 17 14 20 17 15 16 19 19 17
UCLA Pac-10             25 22 19 15 12 10 16 15 14 14 18
North Carolina ACC 20 16 14 13 18 16 15 14 12 18 16 15 13 13 12 12 19
Kansas State Big 8                   25 18 24 20 20 20 20 20
Michigan Big Ten 3 3 3 10 8 8 9 18 13 24       23 23 23 21
Virginia Tech Big East                     25   25 22 22 22 22
Clemson ACC 23 22 21                   24 24 24 24 23
Louisville Ind         24 18 17 23 20 17 13 20       25 24
California Pac-10       21 20 17 16 21                 25
School Conf Pre 8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Arizona State Pac-10       23                          
Baylor SWC     24                            
Brigham Young WAC 19 19 20 19 21 20 19                    
Fresno State WAC   25                           25  
Georgia SEC 13 14 22                            
Indiana Big Ten                   23 17 19 21 21 21 21  
Michigan State Big Ten               25 24 22       25 25    
Mississippi State SEC 24 23                              
North Carolina State ACC 25 24 18 17 19 24         22            
South Carolina SEC     19                            
Southern California Pac-10 18                       22        
Stanford Pac-10 15 15 23 20 17                        
Syracuse Big East 6 6 6 6 12 13 23 24 23                
Virginia ACC       25 22 21 18 15 21 16 21 18 23        
Washington Pac-10 12 12 12 18 16 15 13 12 22 19   25          
Washington State Pac-10                 25                
Wyoming WAC                     24 23          

Year Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Charlie Ward (Florida State) 69.5
2. Rob Johnson* (Southern California) 68.6
3. Dave Barr (California) 68.0
4. Darrell Bevell* (Wisconsin) 67.8
5. Chris Vargas (Nevada) 67.6
6. Steve Stenstrom (Stanford) 65.9
7. Mike Neu (Ball State) 65.7
8. Scott Milanovich (Maryland) 64.7
9. Heath Shuler (Tennessee) 64.6
10. Mike McCoy (Utah) 64.2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Trent Dilfer* (Fresno State) 167.2
2. Dave Barr (California) 164.5
3. Jake Kelchner* (West Virginia) 164.0
4. Charlie Ward (Florida State) 157.8
5. Maurice DeShazo (Virginia Tech) 157.5
6. Heath Shuler (Tennessee) 157.3
7. Glenn Foley (Boston College) 157.0
8. Chris Vargas (Nevada) 156.2
9. John Walsh (Brigham Young) 156.0
10. Darrell Bevell* (Wisconsin) 155.2

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Leeland McElroy (Texas A&M) 39.3
2. Mac Cody (Memphis) 33.0
3. Chris Hewitt (Cincinnati) 31.5
4. Steve Clay (Eastern Michigan) 30.7
5. Tyler Anderson (Brigham Young) 29.9
6. Andre Coleman (Kansas State) 28.9
7. Billy Williams (Tennessee) 28.4
8. Jack Jackson (Florida) 28.2
9. Mike Logan* (West Virginia) 28.2
10. Polee Banks (New Mexico State) 28.1

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Leeland McElroy (Texas A&M) 3