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1997 Leaders

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National Champions: Michigan (AP, FWAA, NFF), Nebraska (USA-ESPN)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Charles Woodson (Michigan)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Mike Price (Washington State)

AP Preseason #1: Penn State ▪ AP Final #1: Michigan

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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 166.0
2. Ryan Leaf* (Washington State) 158.7
3. John Dutton (Nevada) 156.7
4. Brock Huard (Washington) 156.4
5. Mike Bobo (Georgia) 155.8
6. Donovan McNabb (Syracuse) 154.0
7. Graham Leigh (New Mexico) 153.6
8. Moses Moreno (Colorado State) 153.5
9. Jason Maas* (Oregon) 152.1
10. Joe Germaine* (Ohio State) 151.9
11. Aaron Brooks (Virginia) 151.0
12. Chad Pennington* (Marshall) 150.4
13. Tim Rattay (Louisiana Tech) 149.1
14. Thad Busby (Florida State) 147.7
15. Peyton Manning (Tennessee) 147.7
16. Daunte Culpepper (Central Florida) 146.9
17. Pete Gonzalez (Pittsburgh) 146.7
18. Joe Hamilton (Georgia Tech) 146.6
19. Mike McQueary (Penn State) 145.0
20. Kevin Feterik (Brigham Young) 144.1

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Mike Rose* (Purdue) 2
  Efrain Guizar (Fresno State) 2
  Nate Kvamme (Colorado State) 2
  Cedric Donaldson (Louisiana State) 2
  Patrick Brown (Kansas) 2