1996 Leaders

Pass Completion Percentage
1. Steve Sarkisian* • Brigham Young 68.8
2. John Dutton* • Nevada 66.5
3. Billy BlantonSan Diego State 66.0
4. Peyton Manning* • Tennessee 63.9
5. Chuck Clements* • Houston 63.0
6. Josh WallworkWyoming 62.4
7. Todd Schultz* • Michigan State 62.2
8. Jim ArellanesFresno State 61.6
9. Donald SellersNew Mexico 61.3
10. Chad Hutchinson* • Stanford 60.9
11. Keith SmithArizona 60.6
12. Paul HeadMississippi 60.5
13. Ryan Clement* • Miami (FL) 60.3
14. Steve Schnur* • Northwestern 60.1
15. Daunte CulpepperCentral Florida 59.6
16. Pat Barnes* • California 59.5
17. Jason MartinLouisiana Tech 59.5
18. Chris Keldorf* • North Carolina 59.5
19. Brent Baldwin* • Ball State 59.0
20. Brian Kavanagh* • Kansas State 58.8
Passing Yards
1. Josh WallworkWyoming 4090
2. Steve Sarkisian* • Brigham Young 4027
3. Ryan FienIdaho 3674
4. Danny Wuerffel* • Florida 3625
5. Jon DentonNevada-Las Vegas 3591
6. Pat Barnes* • California 3499
7. Jason MartinLouisiana Tech 3360
8. Peyton Manning* • Tennessee 3287
9. Billy BlantonSan Diego State 3221
10. Koy Detmer* • Colorado 3156
11. Chad DarnellCentral Michigan 2921
Moses MorenoColorado State 2921
13. Jake DelhommeLouisiana-Lafayette 2901
14. Ryan LeafWashington State 2811
15. John Dutton* • Nevada 2750
16. Brad OttonSouthern California 2649
17. Steve Schnur* • Northwestern 2632
18. Cory SauterMinnesota 2578
19. Jake Plummer* • Arizona State 2575
20. Daunte CulpepperCentral Florida 2565
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Danny Wuerffel* • Florida 10.1
2. Steve Sarkisian* • Brigham Young 10.0
3. Billy BlantonSan Diego State 9.4
4. Herb Tyler* • Louisiana State 9.0
5. Josh WallworkWyoming 8.9
6. Jim ArellanesFresno State 8.9
7. Moses MorenoColorado State 8.7
8. Matt SaukUtah State 8.7
9. Koy Detmer* • Colorado 8.7
10. Peyton Manning* • Tennessee 8.7
11. Chad DarnellCentral Michigan 8.4
12. Ron PowlusNotre Dame 8.4
13. Mike Fouts* • Utah 8.4
14. Pat Barnes* • California 8.3
15. Brent Baldwin* • Ball State 8.3
16. Ryan Clement* • Miami (FL) 8.3
17. Jim Druckenmiller* • Virginia Tech 8.3
18. Donovan McNabb* • Syracuse 8.3
19. James Brown* • Texas 8.3
20. John Dutton* • Nevada 8.2
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Danny Wuerffel* • Florida 10.6
2. Billy BlantonSan Diego State 10.4
3. Steve Sarkisian* • Brigham Young 10.3
4. Pat Barnes* • California 8.9
5. Josh WallworkWyoming 8.9
6. Jim Druckenmiller* • Virginia Tech 8.7
7. John Dutton* • Nevada 8.7
8. Mike Fouts* • Utah 8.7
9. Ron PowlusNotre Dame 8.6
10. Brent Baldwin* • Ball State 8.6
11. Koy Detmer* • Colorado 8.4
12. Jake Plummer* • Arizona State 8.4
13. Ryan Clement* • Miami (FL) 8.4
14. Peyton Manning* • Tennessee 8.3
15. Donald SellersNew Mexico 8.3
16. Chad DarnellCentral Michigan 8.2
17. Moses MorenoColorado State 8.2
18. Donovan McNabb* • Syracuse 8.1
19. Jason MartinLouisiana Tech 7.9
20. Brock Huard* • Washington 7.9
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Steve Sarkisian* • Brigham Young 173.6
2. Danny Wuerffel* • Florida 170.6
3. Billy BlantonSan Diego State 169.6
4. Josh WallworkWyoming 154.7
5. John Dutton* • Nevada 153.8
6. Pat Barnes* • California 150.1
7. Peyton Manning* • Tennessee 147.7
8. Mike Fouts* • Utah 147.2
9. Ryan Clement* • Miami (FL) 147.2
10. Brent Baldwin* • Ball State 146.5
11. Jason MartinLouisiana Tech 145.3
12. Donovan McNabb* • Syracuse 145.1
13. Jim Druckenmiller* • Virginia Tech 144.8
14. Jake Plummer* • Arizona State 144.8
15. Koy Detmer* • Colorado 143.7
16. Moses MorenoColorado State 141.4
17. Ron PowlusNotre Dame 141.3
18. Jim ArellanesFresno State 141.2
19. Chad DarnellCentral Michigan 139.4
20. Donald SellersNew Mexico 139.1
Rush Attempts
1. Troy DavisIowa State 402
2. Ron Dayne* • Wisconsin 325
3. Silas MasseyCentral Michigan 312
4. Byron Hanspard* • Texas Tech 311
5. Scott HarleyEast Carolina 307
6. June HenleyKansas 302
7. Pepe Pearson* • Ohio State 299
8. David ThompsonOklahoma State 293
9. Alex SmithIndiana 292
10. Darnell Autry* • Northwestern 280
11. Kareem WilsonOhio 275
12. Corey Dillon* • Washington 271
13. Denvis MannsNew Mexico State 269
14. Chris McCoy* • Navy 268
15. Omari WalkerBoston College 261
16. Robert HolcombeIllinois 260
17. Raymond Priester* • Clemson 257
18. Astron WhatleyKent State 254
19. Tiki Barber* • Virginia 250
20. Kevin Faulk* • Louisiana State 248
Rushing Yards
1. Troy DavisIowa State 2185
2. Ron Dayne* • Wisconsin 2109
3. Byron Hanspard* • Texas Tech 2000
4. Scott HarleyEast Carolina 1745
5. Corey Dillon* • Washington 1555
6. Silas MasseyCentral Michigan 1544
7. David ThompsonOklahoma State 1524
8. Beau MorganAir Force 1494
9. Pepe Pearson* • Ohio State 1484
10. Darnell Autry* • Northwestern 1452
11. Tiki Barber* • Virginia 1360
12. June HenleyKansas 1349
13. Raymond Priester* • Clemson 1345
14. Kevin Faulk* • Louisiana State 1282
15. Robert HolcombeIllinois 1281
16. Calvin BranchColorado State 1279
17. Ricky Williams* • Texas 1272
18. Alex SmithIndiana 1248
19. Antowain Smith* • Houston 1239
20. Chris McCoy* • Navy 1228
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Robert FarmerNotre Dame 8.5
2. Lamont ZacheryArkansas State 7.4
3. Dante HallTexas A&M 7.0
4. Tim AlexanderOregon State 6.9
5. Carl SandersAlabama-Birmingham 6.9
6. Beau MorganAir Force 6.6
7. Damon WashingtonColorado State 6.6
8. Bobby Williams* • Army 6.6
9. Keffer McGeeMississippi State 6.6
10. De'Mond ParkerOklahoma 6.6
11. Terry Battle* • Arizona State 6.5
12. Ron Dayne* • Wisconsin 6.5
13. Byron Hanspard* • Texas Tech 6.4
14. Ernest BlackwellMissouri 6.4
15. Elijah Williams* • Florida 6.3
16. Chad NelsonRice 6.3
17. Warrick Dunn* • Florida State 6.2
18. Ricky Williams* • Texas 6.2
19. D'Andre HardemanTexas A&M 6.1
20. Antowain Smith* • Houston 6.1
Receiving Yards
1. Marcus HarrisWyoming 1650
2. Chad MackeyLouisiana Tech 1466
3. Geoff Noisy* • Nevada 1435
4. Nakia JenkinsUtah State 1397
5. Reidel Anthony* • Florida 1293
6. Brian RobersonFresno State 1248
7. Reggie AllenCentral Michigan 1229
8. Eugene BakerKent State 1215
9. Antonio WilsonIdaho 1203
10. D'Wayne Bates* • Northwestern 1196
11. Brandon StokleyLouisiana-Lafayette 1160
12. Damond Wilkins* • Nevada 1121
13. Rae Carruth* • Colorado 1116
14. Joey Kent* • Tennessee 1080
15. Brian AlfordPurdue 1057
16. Ryan ThelwellMinnesota 1051
17. David Saunders* • West Virginia 1043
18. Ontario PryorEastern Michigan 1031
19. Will BlackwellSan Diego State 1000
20. Ryan IkebeBoise State 959
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Marcus RobinsonSouth Carolina 24.0
2. Todd YoderVanderbilt 22.4
3. Tony Gaiter* • Miami (FL) 22.4
4. Larry ShannonEast Carolina 21.4
5. Joe Jurevicius* • Penn State 21.2
6. Germane Crowell* • Virginia 20.8
7. Rae Carruth* • Colorado 20.7
8. Albert JohnsonSouthern Methodist 20.3
9. Kendrick LeeSouthern Mississippi 20.3
10. Jim McElroyUCLA 20.3
11. Derrick BridgesLouisiana-Monroe 20.2
12. Kevin McKenzieWashington State 20.2
13. Kenny CauseyAlabama-Birmingham 20.1
14. Stephen AlexanderOklahoma 19.9
15. Mike McDanielOklahoma 19.8
16. Jeremy McDanielArizona 19.6
17. Anthony LaddCincinnati 19.5
18. E.G. Green* • Florida State 19.5
19. Ryan ThelwellMinnesota 19.5
20. Troy KerseyTemple 19.4
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Troy DavisIowa State 415
2. Ron Dayne* • Wisconsin 339
3. Scott HarleyEast Carolina 332
4. Byron Hanspard* • Texas Tech 328
5. Silas MasseyCentral Michigan 327
6. June HenleyKansas 324
7. Pepe Pearson* • Ohio State 318
8. David ThompsonOklahoma State 313
9. Darnell Autry* • Northwestern 306
10. Alex SmithIndiana 301
11. Omari WalkerBoston College 293
12. Corey Dillon* • Washington 286
13. Denvis MannsNew Mexico State 285
14. Robert HolcombeIllinois 283
15. Leon Johnson* • North Carolina 281
16. Astron WhatleyKent State 278
17. Sedrick Irvin* • Michigan State 277
18. Dennis Riddle* • Alabama 276
19. Kareem WilsonOhio 275
20. Tiki Barber* • Virginia 272
Raymond Priester* • Clemson 272
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Troy DavisIowa State 2249
2. Ron Dayne* • Wisconsin 2242
3. Byron Hanspard* • Texas Tech 2192
4. Scott HarleyEast Carolina 1944
5. Corey Dillon* • Washington 1828
6. David ThompsonOklahoma State 1749
7. Pepe Pearson* • Ohio State 1702
8. Marcus HarrisWyoming 1650
9. Darnell Autry* • Northwestern 1648
10. Silas MasseyCentral Michigan 1647
11. Tiki Barber* • Virginia 1618
12. June HenleyKansas 1564
13. Ricky Williams* • Texas 1563
14. Warrick Dunn* • Florida State 1535
15. Robert HolcombeIllinois 1522
16. Chad MackeyLouisiana Tech 1502
17. Curtis Enis* • Penn State 1501
18. Beau MorganAir Force 1494
19. Joel ThomasIdaho 1466
20. Raymond Priester* • Clemson 1460
Total Yards
1. Josh WallworkWyoming 4209
2. Steve Sarkisian* • Brigham Young 3983
3. Jon DentonNevada-Las Vegas 3629
4. Ryan FienIdaho 3609
5. Danny Wuerffel* • Florida 3525
6. Pat Barnes* • California 3416
7. Jason MartinLouisiana Tech 3320
8. Billy BlantonSan Diego State 3161
9. Peyton Manning* • Tennessee 3156
10. Koy Detmer* • Colorado 3150
11. Chad DarnellCentral Michigan 3055
12. Moses MorenoColorado State 2903
13. Tony HildeBoise State 2854
14. Jake DelhommeLouisiana-Lafayette 2822
15. Donald SellersNew Mexico 2805
16. Beau MorganAir Force 2704
17. John Dutton* • Nevada 2694
18. Ryan LeafWashington State 2675
19. Daunte CulpepperCentral Florida 2667
20. Jake Plummer* • Arizona State 2638
Total Yards Per Play
1. Danny Wuerffel* • Florida 8.3
2. Steve Sarkisian* • Brigham Young 8.2
3. Josh WallworkWyoming 8.0
4. Koy Detmer* • Colorado 7.9
5. Billy BlantonSan Diego State 7.6
6. Jason MartinLouisiana Tech 7.5
7. Peyton Manning* • Tennessee 7.5
8. Chad DarnellCentral Michigan 7.5
9. Ryan FienIdaho 7.0
10. Pat Barnes* • California 6.8
11. Jon DentonNevada-Las Vegas 6.1
Field Goal Percentage
1. Jeff CaldwellArkansas State 100.0
Marc PrimantiNorth Carolina State 100.0
3. Marty KentLouisiana Tech 92.9
4. Damon Shea* • Nevada 90.9
5. Scott Bentley* • Florida State 88.9
6. Joseph Parker* • Army 85.7
7. John ScottMiami (OH) 83.3
8. Brad PalazzoTulane 80.0
9. Phil Dawson* • Texas 79.2
10. Peter HoltSan Diego State 78.9
11. Kyle BryantTexas A&M 78.3
12. Rafael Garcia* • Virginia 77.8
13. Chris Gardner* • Michigan State 77.3
14. Remy Hamilton* • Michigan 76.2
15. Colby CasonNew Mexico 75.0
Brett Conway* • Penn State 75.0
Reed MortonSouth Carolina 75.0
18. Cory WedelWyoming 74.1
19. Bjorn MertenUCLA 73.7
20. Brad ChambersGeorgia Tech 73.3
Joe O'DonnellMaryland 73.3
Sebastian Villarreal* • Houston 73.3
Nathan Trout* • Syracuse 73.3
Punt Return Yards
1. Dante HallTexas A&M 573
2. Don Morgan* • Nevada 435
3. Tim Dwight* • Iowa 417
4. Terry Fair* • Tennessee 400
5. Tremayne BanksMiami (OH) 395
6. Kevin Faulk* • Louisiana State 375
7. James Dye* • Brigham Young 352
8. Allen RossumNotre Dame 344
9. Leandrew ChildsSan Diego State 332
10. Brian RobersonFresno State 330
11. Jacquez Green* • Florida 324
12. Derrick Mason* • Michigan State 312
13. Alvin DukeVanderbilt 305
14. Michael PerryRice 300
15. David Boston* • Ohio State 297
16. Kendrick LeeSouthern Mississippi 284
17. Mike Logan* • West Virginia 282
18. Brian Musso* • Northwestern 280
19. Chris Canty* • Kansas State 269
20. Troy Walters* • Stanford 268
Punt Return Yards Per Return
1. Allen RossumNotre Dame 22.9
2. Isaac ByrdKansas 19.5
3. Tim Dwight* • Iowa 19.0
4. James Dye* • Brigham Young 17.6
5. Kalief MuhammadBaylor 15.8
6. Kevin Faulk* • Louisiana State 15.6
7. Keijuan DouglasEastern Michigan 15.2
8. Leandrew ChildsSan Diego State 15.1
9. Leon Johnson* • North Carolina 14.7
10. Chad SmithNew Mexico 14.3
11. Terry Fair* • Tennessee 13.8
12. Brian RobersonFresno State 13.8
13. Tremayne BanksMiami (OH) 13.6
14. Shevin Wiggins* • Nebraska 13.5
15. Dante HallTexas A&M 13.3
16. Courtney DavisBowling Green State 13.2
17. Charles West* • Houston 13.1
18. Jacquez Green* • Florida 13.0
19. Kendrick LeeSouthern Mississippi 12.9
20. Mike MitchellLouisiana-Monroe 12.8
Punt Return Touchdowns
1. Allen RossumNotre Dame 3
2. James Dye* • Brigham Young 2
Dee Feaster* • Florida State 2
Terry Fair* • Tennessee 2
Tim Dwight* • Iowa 2
Phil Nash* • Syracuse 2
Jacquez Green* • Florida 2
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Tom PaceIdaho 839
2. Curtis AndersonPittsburgh 762
3. George McDonald-AshfordIllinois 736
4. Deon MitchellNorthern Illinois 714
5. Cedric JohnsonTexas-El Paso 710
6. Jeff LiggonTulane 707
7. Ryan IkebeBoise State 695
8. Tony KnoxWestern Michigan 690
9. Jim Turner* • Syracuse 633
10. Charlie RogersGeorgia Tech 626
11. Rodnick PhillipsSouthern Methodist 618
12. Aaron Stecker* • Wisconsin 603
13. Michael PerryRice 596
14. Ketric Sanford* • Houston 593
15. William YoungKent State 577
16. Steven HarperRutgers 564
17. Chad ScottMaryland 534
18. Terry Battle* • Arizona State 528
Tremain Mack* • Miami (FL) 528
20. Justin Bivins* • Ball State 527
Kickoff Return Yards Per Return
1. Tremain Mack* • Miami (FL) 37.7
2. R. Jay SowardSouthern California 31.4
3. Terry Battle* • Arizona State 31.1
4. Pat JohnsonOregon 30.7
5. Cedric JohnsonTexas-El Paso 29.6
6. Eric BoothSouthern Mississippi 29.3
7. Rodnick PhillipsSouthern Methodist 28.1
8. Ronney Jenkins* • Brigham Young 27.9
9. John AveryMississippi 27.8
10. Tony KnoxWestern Michigan 27.6
11. Jim Turner* • Syracuse 27.5
12. Tremayne BanksMiami (OH) 27.3
13. Leandrew ChildsSan Diego State 27.2
14. Damon Dunn* • Stanford 27.1
15. Larry BrownNew Mexico 26.8
16. Rahshon SpikesNorth Carolina State 26.5
17. Jemal SingletonAir Force 26.5
18. Chris McAlisterArizona 26.3
19. Tom PaceIdaho 26.2
20. Jeff LiggonTulane 26.2
Kickoff Return Touchdowns
1. Terry Battle* • Arizona State 2
R. Jay SowardSouthern California 2
John AveryMississippi 2
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