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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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Pass Completions
1. John Walsh (BYU) 284
2. Mike Maxwell (NV) 271
3. Eric Zeier (GA) 259
4. Mike McCoy (UT) 247
5. Stoney Case (NM) 233
6. Steve Taneyhill (SC) 231
7. Marcus Crandell (ECAR) 230
8. Scott Milanovich (MD) 229
9. Danny Kanell (FLST) 227
10. Steve Stenstrom (STAN) 217
Pass Attempts
1. John Walsh (BYU) 463
2. Mike Maxwell (NV) 447
3. Eric Zeier (GA) 433
4. Stoney Case (NM) 409
  Henry Burris (TEMP) 409
6. Marcus Crandell (ECAR) 401
7. Jim Kubiak (NAVY) 399
8. Mike McCoy (UT) 381
9. Danny Kanell (FLST) 380
10. Steve Taneyhill (SC) 367
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Scott Milanovich (MD) 68.8
2. Rob Johnson* (SCA) 67.4
3. Kerry Collins (PAST) 66.7
4. Steve Stenstrom (STAN) 65.2
5. Mike McCoy (UT) 64.8
6. Todd Collins* (MI) 64.6
7. Mike Groh (VA) 63.9
8. Tim Gutierrez (SDGST) 63.5
9. Steve Taneyhill (SC) 62.9
10. Billy Blanton (SDGST) 62.9
Passing Yards
1. John Walsh (BYU) 3712
2. Mike Maxwell (NV) 3537
3. Eric Zeier (GA) 3396
4. Stoney Case (NM) 3117
5. Mike McCoy (UT) 3035
6. Steve Stenstrom (STAN) 2822
7. Danny Kanell (FLST) 2781
8. John Gustin (WY) 2757
9. Henry Burris (TEMP) 2716
10. Marcus Crandell (ECAR) 2687
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Kerry Collins (PAST) 10.1
2. Rob Johnson* (SCA) 9.1
3. John Gustin (WY) 9.0
4. Billy Blanton (SDGST) 8.9
5. Jay Barker (AL) 8.8
6. Anthoney Hill (COST) 8.8
7. Todd Collins* (MI) 8.7
8. Kordell Stewart (CO) 8.7
9. Kevin Mason (SYR) 8.6
10. Tony Banks (MIST) 8.6
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Kerry Collins (PAST) 10.5
2. Rob Johnson* (SCA) 9.2
3. Billy Blanton (SDGST) 9.1
4. Jay Barker (AL) 9.1
5. Kordell Stewart (CO) 9.0
6. Max Knake (TXX) 8.8
7. Steve Stenstrom (STAN) 8.6
8. Tony Banks (MIST) 8.4
9. Wayne Cook (UCLA) 8.2
10. John Gustin (WY) 8.2
Passing Touchdowns
1. John Walsh (BYU) 29
  Mike Maxwell (NV) 29
3. Mike McCoy (UT) 28
4. Ryan Henry (BGSU) 25
5. Eric Zeier (GA) 24
  Max Knake (TXX) 24
7. Danny O'Neil* (OR) 22
  Stoney Case (NM) 22
9. Kerry Collins (PAST) 21
  Henry Burris (TEMP) 21
  Marcus Crandell (ECAR) 21
Passing Interceptions
1. Jake Delhomme (LALAF) 18
2. Jim Kubiak (NAVY) 17
  Jamie Howard (LAST) 17
  Marty Lowe (LOU) 17
5. Heath Graham (SMS) 15
  Marcus Crandell (ECAR) 15
  Mike Maxwell (NV) 15
  Frank Costa (MIAFL) 15
  Jason Martin (LATECH) 15
10. Bobby Hoying* (OHST) 14
  John Walsh (BYU) 14
  Eric Zeier (GA) 14
  Jason W. Davis (NVLV) 14
  Tone Jones (OKST) 14
  John Fitzgerald (TLS) 14
  Craig Whelihan (PAC) 14
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Kerry Collins (PAST) 172.9
2. Billy Blanton (SDGST) 158.8
3. Rob Johnson* (SCA) 157.0
4. Terry Dean (FL) 155.7
5. Jay Barker (AL) 151.7
6. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 151.3
7. Mike McCoy (UT) 150.2
8. Max Knake (TXX) 148.6
9. Steve Stenstrom (STAN) 148.6
10. Ryan Henry (BGSU) 147.9
Rush Attempts
1. Ryan Christopherson (WY) 300
2. Rashaan Salaam (CO) 298
3. Brian Pruitt (CMI) 292
4. Sherman Williams (AL) 291
5. Toraino Singleton (TXEP) 289
6. Lawrence Phillips (NE) 286
7. Stephen Whitfield (EMI) 284
8. Chris Darkins (MN) 277
9. Robert Baldwin (DUKE) 276
  Eddie George* (OHST) 276
Rushing Yards
1. Rashaan Salaam (CO) 2055
2. Brian Pruitt (CMI) 1890
3. Lawrence Phillips (NE) 1722
4. Ki-Jana Carter (PAST) 1539
5. Andre Davis (TXX) 1494
6. Terrell Fletcher* (WI) 1476
7. Alex Smith (IN) 1475
8. Ryan Christopherson (WY) 1455
9. Chris Darkins (MN) 1443
10. Eddie George* (OHST) 1442
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Ki-Jana Carter (PAST) 7.8
2. Leonice Brown (COST) 7.0
3. Rashaan Salaam (CO) 6.9
4. Warrick Dunn (FLST) 6.8
5. Brian Pruitt (CMI) 6.5
6. Andre Richardson (OKST) 6.4
7. Tremayne Stephens (NCST) 6.3
8. L.T. Levine (KS) 6.3
9. Jake Campbell (AF) 6.3
10. Tshimanga Biakabutuka* (MI) 6.2
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Rashaan Salaam (CO) 24
2. Ki-Jana Carter (PAST) 23
3. Brian Pruitt (CMI) 20
4. Lawrence Phillips (NE) 16
5. Anthony Shelman (LOU) 15
  Reggie Brown (FREST) 15
7. Mike Alstott (PUR) 14
  Kin Minor (NV) 14
9. Stephen Davis (AUB) 13
  Ronnie Gordon (VAND) 13
Receptions
1. Alex Van Dyke (NV) 98
2. Randy Gatewood (NVLV) 88
3. Mick Rossley (SMETH) 83
4. Geroy Simon (MD) 77
5. Wes Caswell (TLS) 74
6. Kevin Jordan (UCLA) 73
7. Marcus Harris (WY) 71
8. Jamie Asher (LOU) 70
9. Andre Wallace (WMI) 68
10. Justin Armour (STAN) 67
Receiving Yards
1. Marcus Harris (WY) 1431
2. Keyshawn Johnson* (SCA) 1362
3. Alex Van Dyke (NV) 1246
4. Kevin Jordan (UCLA) 1228
5. Randy Gatewood (NVLV) 1203
6. Stepfret Williams (LAMON) 1106
7. Amani Toomer* (MI) 1096
8. Justin Armour (STAN) 1092
9. Bobby Engram (PAST) 1029
10. Lucious Davis (NMST) 985
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Jimmy Oliver (TXX) 23.8
2. Bryan Still (VATECH) 21.7
3. Eric Moulds (MSST) 21.7
4. Keith Poole (AZST) 21.6
5. Marvin Harrison (SYR) 21.1
6. Freddie Scott (PAST) 20.7
7. Keyshawn Johnson* (SCA) 20.6
8. Reidel Anthony (FL) 20.5
9. Amani Toomer* (MI) 20.3
10. Marcus Harris (WY) 20.2
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Jack Jackson (FL) 15
2. Lucious Davis (NMST) 11
  Derrick Mayes (NDAME) 11
  Curtis Marsh (UT) 11
  Marcus Harris (WY) 11
6. Ronnie Redd (BGSU) 10
  Alex Van Dyke (NV) 10
  Henry Bailey (NVLV) 10
  Tyrone Davis (VA) 10
  Stepfret Williams (LAMON) 10
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Rashaan Salaam (CO) 322
2. Robert Baldwin (DUKE) 312
3. Sherman Williams (AL) 310
  Ryan Christopherson (WY) 310
5. Lawrence Phillips (NE) 308
6. Stephen Whitfield (EMI) 307
  Andre Davis (TXX) 307
8. Chris Darkins (MN) 299
  Joe Abdullah (PAC) 299
10. Brian Pruitt (CMI) 298
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Rashaan Salaam (CO) 2349
2. Andre Davis (TXX) 2016
3. Brian Pruitt (CMI) 1964
4. Lawrence Phillips (NE) 1894
5. Chris Darkins (MN) 1742
6. Ki-Jana Carter (PAST) 1662
7. Terrell Fletcher* (WI) 1656
8. Alex Smith (IN) 1590
9. Napoleon Kaufman (WA) 1589
10. Jamal Willis (BYU) 1567
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Rashaan Salaam (CO) 24
2. Ki-Jana Carter (PAST) 23
3. Brian Pruitt (CMI) 22
4. Jack Jackson (FL) 16
  Reggie Brown (FREST) 16
  Lawrence Phillips (NE) 16
  Rodney Thomas* (TXAM) 16
8. Anthony Shelman (LOU) 15
9. Jamal Willis (BYU) 14
  Tyrone Wheatley* (MI) 14
  Kin Minor (NV) 14
  Mike Alstott (PUR) 14
  James Stewart (TN) 14
  Casey McBeth (TOL) 14
Total Plays
1. Stoney Case (NM) 549
2. John Walsh (BYU) 540
3. Ramon Flanigan (SMETH) 494
4. Mike Maxwell (NV) 477
5. Marcus Crandell (ECAR) 472
6. Henry Burris (TEMP) 469
7. Jim Kubiak (NAVY) 462
8. Mike McCoy (UT) 456
9. Eric Zeier (GA) 454
10. Chad Davis* (WAST) 444
Total Yards
1. Stoney Case (NM) 3649
2. Mike Maxwell (NV) 3498
3. John Walsh (BYU) 3473
4. Eric Zeier (GA) 3457
5. Mike McCoy (UT) 3104
6. John Gustin (WY) 2795
7. Marcus Crandell (ECAR) 2783
8. Anthoney Hill (COST) 2715
9. Steve Stenstrom (STAN) 2714
10. Kordell Stewart (CO) 2710
Total Yards Per Play
1. Eric Zeier (GA) 7.6
2. Mike Maxwell (NV) 7.3
3. Mike McCoy (UT) 6.8
4. Stoney Case (NM) 6.6
5. John Walsh (BYU) 6.4
Total Touchdowns
1. Stoney Case (NM) 33
2. Mike Maxwell (NV) 32
3. Mike McCoy (UT) 29
  John Walsh (BYU) 29
5. Ryan Henry (BGSU) 26
6. Eric Zeier (GA) 25
  Max Knake (TXX) 25
8. Rashaan Salaam (CO) 24
  Henry Burris (TEMP) 24
10. Ki-Jana Carter (PAST) 23