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1994 Year Summary

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

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Rashaan Salaam (Colorado)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Rich Brooks (Oregon)

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

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 Big Ten Conference 11 127 69 53 5 .563 5 4 1 0 .800 10.05 7.14 5 3 Penn State
2 Southeastern Conference 12 139 78 58 3 .572 5 3 2 0 .600 6.98 4.14 4 5 Florida
3 Pacific-10 Conference 10 115 59 54 2 .522 4 2 2 0 .500 5.47 4.92 4 4 Oregon
4 Big Eight Conference 8 94 51 40 3 .559 4 2 2 0 .500 3.80 2.10 3 3 Nebraska
5 Atlantic Coast Conference 9 104 57 46 1 .553 5 3 2 0 .600 2.93 1.82 3 3 Florida State
6 Big East Conference 8 93 49 42 2 .538 4 1 3 0 .250 2.86 1.89 3 2 Miami (FL)
7 Western Athletic Conference 10 120 64 53 3 .546 3 2 1 0 .667 1.76 0.20 0 3 Colorado State
8 Southwest Conference 8 92 45 45 2 .500 4 1 3 0 .250 0.04 0.29 2 2 Baylor
Rice
Texas
Texas Christian
Texas Tech
9 Independent 11 123 47 74 2 .390 2 0 2 0 .000 -4.78 -0.69 1 0
10 Big West Conference 10 111 45 66 0 .405 1 1 0 0 1.000 -11.87 -7.52 0 0 Louisiana-Lafayette
Nevada
Nevada-Las Vegas
11 Mid-American Conference 10 111 49 59 3 .455 1 0 1 0 .000 -15.52 -13.68 0 0 Central Michigan

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 8/31 9/6 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
Nebraska Big 8 4 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Penn State Big Ten 9 9 8 6 5 4 4 3 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Colorado Big 8 8 8 7 7 7 5 5 4 2 2 7 7 7 6 5 4 3
Florida State ACC 3 4 4 3 3 3 3 11 10 9 8 8 8 7 7 7 4
Alabama SEC 12 11 11 12 11 11 11 10 8 8 6 6 4 3 3 6 5
Miami (FL) Big East 6 6 5 5 6 13 13 8 7 6 5 5 5 5 4 3 6
Florida SEC 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 5 5 4 4 3 4 6 5 7
Texas A&M SWC 15 15 16 14 12 10 10 7 6 7 11 9 9 8 8 8 8
Auburn SEC 11 12 12 11 10 9 9 6 4 4 3 3 6 9 9 9 9
Utah WAC             25 21 18 12 9 12 21 15 14 14 10
Oregon Pac-10                     21 15 12 12 12 12 11
Michigan Big Ten 5 5 6 4 4 7 7 5 11 10 20 19 15 20 20 20 12
Southern California Pac-10 17 17 14 20 19 19       25 22 17 13 17 21 21 13
Ohio State Big Ten 20 20 18 23 20 20 17   24 21     22 14 13 13 14
Virginia ACC                 25 18 13 21 16 13 19 18 15
Colorado State WAC           24 23 13 12 17 14 10 10 10 10 10 16
North Carolina State ACC       25 24 22 18           25   23 23 17
Brigham Young WAC       22         21 20 25 23 20 23 22 22 18
Kansas State Big 8           23 19 16 19 23 15 11 11 11 11 11 19
Arizona Pac-10 7 7 9 9 8 6 6 14 14 11 18 13 19 16 15 15 20
Washington State Pac-10       24 22 17 22 20 23 22 16 24   24 24 24 21
Tennessee SEC 13 13 19 15 23                       22
Boston College Big East               24 22     25 17 25     23
Mississippi State SEC                     24 20 23 19 16 16 24
Texas SWC 18 19 20 17 15 16 15 12 13 19             25
School Conf Pre 8/31 9/6 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
Clemson ACC 25 24 22                            
Duke ACC               25 20 16 23 18 24   25 25  
Georgia SEC     23                            
Illinois Big Ten 21 22       25                      
Indiana Big Ten         25                        
North Carolina ACC 19 18 17 16 13 18 14 15 15 24 19     21 18 19  
Notre Dame Ind 2 3 3 8 9 8 8 17                  
Oklahoma Big 8 16 16 15 21 21 21 16 22                  
Stanford Pac-10   25 24                            
Syracuse Big East             21 18 16 14 10 14   22      
UCLA Pac-10 14 14 13 13 18                        
Virginia Tech Big East 22 21 21 18 14 14 20 19 17 13 17 16 14 18 17 17  
Washington Pac-10 23 23 25 19 17 12 12 9 9 15 12 22 18        
West Virginia Big East 24                                
Wisconsin Big Ten 10 10 10 10 16 15 24 23                  

Year Leaders

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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Kerry Collins (Penn State) 172.9
2. Billy Blanton (San Diego State) 158.8
3. Rob Johnson* (Southern California) 157.0
4. Terry Dean (Florida) 155.7
5. Jay Barker (Alabama) 151.7
6. Danny Wuerffel (Florida) 151.3
7. Mike McCoy (Utah) 150.2
8. Max Knake (Texas Christian) 148.6
9. Steve Stenstrom (Stanford) 148.6
10. Ryan Henry (Bowling Green State) 147.9

Total Yards Per Play

1. Eric Zeier (Georgia) 7.6
2. Mike Maxwell (Nevada) 7.3
3. Mike McCoy (Utah) 6.8
4. Stoney Case (New Mexico) 6.6
5. John Walsh (Brigham Young) 6.4

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Matthew Harding (Hawaii) 2
  Juan Gorman (Ball State) 2
  Ray Peterson (San Diego State) 2