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1995 Year Summary

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

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Eddie George (Ohio State)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Gary Barnett (Northwestern)

AP Preseason #1: Florida State ▪ 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 11 129 71 53 5 .570 6 2 4 0 .333 11.20 8.81 4 5 Northwestern
2 Big Eight Conference 8 93 57 35 1 .618 4 4 0 0 1.000 7.07 2.84 3 4 Nebraska
3 Southeastern Conference 12 140 79 59 2 .571 6 2 4 0 .333 5.86 3.49 4 4 Florida
4 Pacific-10 Conference 10 115 58 54 3 .517 5 1 4 0 .200 2.41 1.92 4 2 Southern California
Washington
5 Big East Conference 8 91 43 48 0 .473 2 2 0 0 1.000 1.70 2.54 4 3 Miami (FL)
Virginia Tech
6 Atlantic Coast Conference 9 104 53 51 0 .510 4 3 1 0 .750 0.89 0.37 3 2 Florida State
Virginia
7 Southwest Conference 8 92 46 44 2 .511 3 2 1 0 .667 0.78 0.80 2 3 Texas
8 Independent 12 134 60 73 1 .451 2 1 1 0 .500 -2.56 -1.52 1 1
9 Western Athletic Conference 10 117 59 58 0 .504 2 0 2 0 .000 -2.72 -2.79 0 0 Air Force
Brigham Young
Colorado State
Utah
10 Mid-American Conference 10 111 53 54 4 .495 1 1 0 0 1.000 -8.30 -6.87 0 1 Toledo
11 Big West Conference 10 111 45 66 0 .405 1 0 1 0 .000 -12.72 -8.34 0 0 Nevada

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 8/29 9/5 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 12/5 Final
Nebraska Big 8 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Florida SEC 5 5 5 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2
Tennessee SEC 8 8 8 8 15 12 10 6 6 5 5 4 4 5 4 4 3
Florida State ACC 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 6 6 6 8 8 4
Colorado Big 8 13 14 10 9 7 4 4 9 9 7 10 9 9 8 7 7 5
Ohio State Big Ten 12 10 9 10 8 7 5 4 4 4 4 2 2 2 5 4 6
Kansas State Big 8     21 22 19 16 13 8 8 14 9 7 7 10 10 10 7
Northwestern Big Ten       25     25 14 11 8 6 5 5 4 3 3 8
Kansas Big 8           25 24 10 7 6 11 10 15 11 11 11 9
Virginia Tech Big East 24 24 20                 21 20 13 13 13 10
Notre Dame Ind 9 9 25 24 21 15 23 17 17 12 8 8 8 7 6 6 11
Southern California Pac-10 7 7 7 6 5 5 5 5 5 13 14 12 11 17 18 17 12
Penn State Big Ten 4 4 4 7 6 6 12 20 19 16 12 19 19 14 15 15 13
Texas SWC 18 18 15 15 13 21 20 18 16 15 13 11 10 9 9 9 14
Texas A&M SWC 3 3 3 3 3 9 8 22 22 19 17 18 18 15 16 19 15
Virginia ACC 17 17 16 16 11 11 9 19 14 20 24 14 13 19 19 18 16
Michigan Big Ten 14 13 11 11 9 8 7 11 10 9 7 13 12 18 14 14 17
Oregon Pac-10     24 20 12 19 17 15 12 10 19 17 16 12 12 12 18
Syracuse Big East     22             21 20 23 23 22     19
Miami (FL) Big East 11 12 19 19 17               25 25 22 22 20
Alabama SEC 10 11 13 13 23 20 16 11 21 18 16 16 17 21 21 21 21
Auburn SEC 6 6 6 5 14 13 11 7 13 11 21 20 21 16 17 16 22
Texas Tech SWC           24   25 25 22 23           23
Toledo MAC                             25 25 24
Iowa Big Ten               23 18 25             25
School Conf Pre 8/29 9/5 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 12/5 Final
Air Force WAC       21                          
Arizona Pac-10 19 19 17 17 25                        
Arkansas SEC           23 18       18 15 14 23 23 24  
Boston College Big East 22                                
Clemson ACC                       24 24 24 24 23  
Georgia SEC       23 20                        
Illinois Big Ten   25                              
Louisiana State SEC         18 14 21                    
Maryland ACC         24 17                      
North Carolina ACC 20 20                              
North Carolina State ACC     23                            
Oklahoma Big 8 15 16 14 14 10 10 14 13 15 23 25            
San Diego State WAC                       25          
Stanford Pac-10           22 19 16 23                
UCLA Pac-10 16 15 12 12 16         24 22            
Washington Pac-10 24 22 18 18 22 18 15 24 20 17 15 22 22 20 20 20  
West Virginia Big East 23 23                              
Wisconsin Big Ten 21 21         22 21 24                

Year Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Mike Maxwell (NV) 277
2. Rusty LaRue (WAKE) 264
3. Steve Taneyhill (SC) 261
4. Cody Ledbetter (NMST) 259
5. Danny Kanell (FLST) 257
6. Spence Fischer (DUKE) 256
7. Steve Sarkisian (BYU) 250
8. Chuck Clements (HOU) 245
9. Charlie Batch (EMI) 244
  Peyton Manning (TN) 244
Pass Attempts
1. Cody Ledbetter (NMST) 453
2. Marcus Crandell (ECAR) 447
3. Spence Fischer (DUKE) 438
4. Chuck Clements (HOU) 437
5. Tony Graziani* (OR) 426
6. Rusty LaRue (WAKE) 421
  Charlie Batch (EMI) 421
8. Mike Maxwell (NV) 409
9. Danny Kanell (FLST) 402
10. Steve Taneyhill (SC) 389
  Billy Blanton (SDGST) 389
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Mike Maxwell (NV) 67.7
2. Steve Taneyhill (SC) 67.1
3. Scott Milanovich (MD) 66.5
4. Darrell Bevell (WI) 65.0
5. Steve Sarkisian (BYU) 64.9
6. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 64.6
7. Peyton Manning (TN) 64.2
8. Matt Miller (KSST) 64.2
9. Damon Huard (WA) 64.1
10. Danny Kanell (FLST) 63.9
Passing Yards
1. Mike Maxwell (NV) 3611
2. Cody Ledbetter (NMST) 3501
3. Steve Sarkisian (BYU) 3437
4. Billy Blanton (SDGST) 3300
5. Bobby Hoying* (OHST) 3269
6. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 3266
7. Charlie Batch (EMI) 3177
8. Steve Taneyhill (SC) 3094
9. Danny Kanell (FLST) 2957
10. Peyton Manning (TN) 2954
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 10.0
2. Donovan McNabb (SYR) 9.6
3. Bobby Hoying* (OHST) 9.6
4. Jim Arellanes (FREST) 8.9
5. Steve Sarkisian (BYU) 8.9
6. Matt Sherman (IA) 8.9
7. Mike Maxwell (NV) 8.8
8. Josh Wallwork (WY) 8.7
9. Donald Sellers (NM) 8.7
10. Matt Miller (KSST) 8.6
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 10.8
2. Donovan McNabb (SYR) 9.9
3. Bobby Hoying* (OHST) 9.7
4. Tommie Frazier (NE) 9.3
5. Donald Sellers (NM) 9.1
6. Jim Arellanes (FREST) 8.9
7. Raymond Philyaw (LAMON) 8.6
8. Mike Maxwell (NV) 8.6
9. Peyton Manning (TN) 8.5
10. Steve Taneyhill (SC) 8.4
Passing Touchdowns
1. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 35
2. Mike Maxwell (NV) 33
3. Danny Kanell (FLST) 32
4. Cody Ledbetter (NMST) 30
5. Steve Taneyhill (SC) 29
  Bobby Hoying* (OHST) 29
7. Jason Martin (LATECH) 24
8. Billy Blanton (SDGST) 23
9. Raymond Philyaw (LAMON) 22
  Peyton Manning (TN) 22
  Matt Miller (KSST) 22
Passing Interceptions
1. Cody Ledbetter (NMST) 20
2. Mike Thomas (NC) 19
  Eric Vibberts (CIN) 19
4. Jason Mills (NTX) 18
  Heath Graham (SMS) 18
6. Henry Burris (TEMP) 17
  Mike Maxwell (NV) 17
  Jared Brown (NVLV) 17
  Charlie Batch (EMI) 17
10. Patrick Mullins (UTST) 16
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 178.4
2. Bobby Hoying* (OHST) 163.4
3. Donovan McNabb (SYR) 162.3
4. Mike Maxwell (NV) 160.2
5. Matt Miller (KSST) 157.3
6. Tommie Frazier (NE) 156.1
7. Steve Taneyhill (SC) 153.9
8. Jim Arellanes (FREST) 152.4
9. Donald Sellers (NM) 150.5
10. Steve Sarkisian (BYU) 149.8
Rush Attempts
1. Darnell Autry* (NWEST) 387
2. Wasean Tait (TOL) 357
3. Troy Davis (IAST) 345
4. Eddie George* (OHST) 328
5. Deland McCullough (MIAOH) 321
6. Madre Hill (AR) 307
7. George Jones (SDGST) 305
8. Karim Abdul-Jabbar* (UCLA) 296
9. Sedrick Shaw (IA) 295
10. Moe Williams (KY) 294
Rushing Yards
1. Troy Davis (IAST) 2010
2. Eddie George* (OHST) 1927
3. Wasean Tait (TOL) 1905
4. George Jones (SDGST) 1842
5. Darnell Autry* (NWEST) 1785
6. Tshimanga Biakabutuka (MI) 1724
7. Deland McCullough (MIAOH) 1627
8. Moe Williams (KY) 1600
9. Karim Abdul-Jabbar* (UCLA) 1571
10. Charles Talley (NIL) 1540
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Lawrence Phillips (NE) 7.7
2. Ahman Green (NE) 7.7
3. Jake Campbell (AF) 7.5
4. Elijah Williams (FL) 7.5
5. Warrick Dunn (FLST) 7.5
6. Denvis Manns (NMST) 7.1
7. Lee Ragsdale (LATECH) 7.1
8. Terry Jackson (FL) 6.4
9. Brett Washington (HI) 6.4
10. Len Sexton (WY) 6.3
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Eddie George* (OHST) 24
2. George Jones (SDGST) 23
3. Wasean Tait (TOL) 20
4. Beau Morgan (AF) 19
5. Moe Williams (KY) 17
  Darnell Autry* (NWEST) 17
  Scott Greene* (MIST) 17
8. Rashaan Shehee (WA) 15
  Troy Davis (IAST) 15
  Abu Wilson (UTST) 15
  Madre Hill (AR) 15
Receptions
1. Alex Van Dyke (NV) 129
2. Keyshawn Johnson* (SCA) 102
3. Kevin Alexander (UTST) 92
4. Chad Mackey (LATECH) 90
5. Will Blackwell (SDGST) 86
6. Marcus Harris (WY) 78
7. Brandon Stokley (LALAF) 75
8. Andre Cooper (FLST) 71
  Charlie Jones (FREST) 71
10. Chris Doering (FL) 70
Receiving Yards
1. Alex Van Dyke (NV) 1854
2. Keyshawn Johnson* (SCA) 1434
3. Marcus Harris (WY) 1423
4. Terry Glenn* (OHST) 1411
5. Kevin Alexander (UTST) 1400
6. Chad Mackey (LATECH) 1253
7. Will Blackwell (SDGST) 1207
8. Charlie Jones (FREST) 1171
9. Marvin Harrison (SYR) 1131
10. Brandon Stokley (LALAF) 1121
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Terry Glenn* (OHST) 22.0
2. Donald Richard (LALAF) 20.4
3. P.J. Mills (OK) 20.3
4. Marvin Harrison (SYR) 20.2
5. Brian Alford (PUR) 20.2
6. Demetrius Allen (VA) 19.8
7. Bryan Still (VATECH) 19.6
8. Anthony Lucas (AR) 19.5
9. Tony Horne* (CLEM) 19.5
10. Robert Tate (CIN) 19.5
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Terry Glenn* (OHST) 17
  Chris Doering (FL) 17
3. Alex Van Dyke (NV) 16
4. Ike Hilliard (FL) 15
  Andre Cooper (FLST) 15
6. Marcus Harris (WY) 14
7. Kevin Lockett (KSST) 13
8. Steve McHenry (NV) 12
  Stepfret Williams (LAMON) 12
  Lucious Davis (NMST) 12
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Darnell Autry* (NWEST) 414
2. Wasean Tait (TOL) 376
3. Eddie George* (OHST) 375
4. Troy Davis (IAST) 359
5. Deland McCullough (MIAOH) 340
6. Madre Hill (AR) 330
7. George Jones (SDGST) 323
8. Karim Abdul-Jabbar* (UCLA) 316
9. Ricky Whittle* (OR) 315
10. Moe Williams (KY) 313
  Abu Wilson (UTST) 313
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Eddie George* (OHST) 2344
2. Troy Davis (IAST) 2169
3. Wasean Tait (TOL) 2088
4. George Jones (SDGST) 1961
5. Darnell Autry* (NWEST) 1953
6. Alex Van Dyke (NV) 1860
7. Abu Wilson (UTST) 1851
8. Byron Hanspard (TXTECH) 1848
9. Joe Abdullah (PAC) 1794
10. Tshimanga Biakabutuka (MI) 1772
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Eddie George* (OHST) 25
2. George Jones (SDGST) 23
3. Wasean Tait (TOL) 20
4. Beau Morgan (AF) 19
5. Byron Hanspard (TXTECH) 18
  Darnell Autry* (NWEST) 18
7. Stephen Davis (AUB) 17
  Chris Doering (FL) 17
  Moe Williams (KY) 17
  Scott Greene* (MIST) 17
  Terry Glenn* (OHST) 17
Total Plays
1. Cody Ledbetter (NMST) 543
2. Marcus Crandell (ECAR) 541
3. Tony Graziani* (OR) 507
4. Rusty LaRue (WAKE) 505
5. Spence Fischer (DUKE) 502
6. Charlie Batch (EMI) 482
7. Chuck Clements (HOU) 473
8. Steve Sarkisian (BYU) 467
9. Billy Blanton (SDGST) 458
10. Steve Taneyhill (SC) 455
Total Yards
1. Cody Ledbetter (NMST) 3724
2. Mike Maxwell (NV) 3623
3. Billy Blanton (SDGST) 3324
4. Bobby Hoying* (OHST) 3290
5. Steve Sarkisian (BYU) 3270
6. Charlie Batch (EMI) 3229
7. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 3125
8. Steve Taneyhill (SC) 3056
9. Peyton Manning (TN) 2960
10. Marcus Crandell (ECAR) 2952
Total Yards Per Play
1. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 8.4
2. Bobby Hoying* (OHST) 8.2
3. Mike Maxwell (NV) 8.2
4. Billy Blanton (SDGST) 7.3
5. Steve Sarkisian (BYU) 7.0
6. Cody Ledbetter (NMST) 6.9
7. Steve Taneyhill (SC) 6.7
8. Charlie Batch (EMI) 6.7
Total Touchdowns
1. Danny Wuerffel (FL) 37
2. Mike Maxwell (NV) 34
3. Cody Ledbetter (NMST) 32
  Danny Kanell (FLST) 32
5. Beau Morgan (AF) 31
  Tommie Frazier (NE) 31
  Bobby Hoying* (OHST) 31
8. Matt Miller (KSST) 30
9. Steve Taneyhill (SC) 29
10. Peyton Manning (TN) 27