2000 Leaders

Pass Completions
1. Kliff Kingsbury* • Texas Tech 362
2. Jared LorenzenKentucky 321
3. Drew Brees* • Purdue 309
4. Josh Heupel* • Oklahoma 305
5. Byron Leftwich* • Marshall 279
6. Chris Weinke* • Florida State 266
7. Jason McKinleyHouston 251
John WelshIdaho 251
9. Timmy ChangHawaii 245
10. Luke McCownLouisiana Tech 244
11. Walter ChurchEastern Michigan 238
12. Philip Rivers* • North Carolina State 237
13. Patrick RamseyTulane 229
14. Carson PalmerSouthern California 228
15. George Godsey* • Georgia Tech 222
16. Dave Ragone* • Louisville 216
17. Joey Harrington* • Oregon 214
18. Bart Hendricks* • Boise State 210
19. Mark Farris* • Texas A&M 208
20. Jeff WelshWestern Michigan 207
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Luke McCownLouisiana Tech 66.1
2. Josh Heupel* • Oklahoma 64.6
3. George Godsey* • Georgia Tech 63.6
4. Devin ScottTemple 63.0
5. John WelshIdaho 62.9
6. Casey Clausen* • Tennessee 62.4
7. Jay StonerWyoming 62.2
8. Ryan SchneiderCentral Florida 61.9
9. Kliff Kingsbury* • Texas Tech 61.9
10. Rex Grossman* • Florida 61.8
11. Chris Weinke* • Florida State 61.7
12. David Carr* • Fresno State 61.4
13. Talmadge HillBall State 61.3
14. Byron Leftwich* • Marshall 61.1
15. Troy NunesSyracuse 61.0
16. Dave Ragone* • Louisville 61.0
17. Bart Hendricks* • Boise State 60.5
18. Ben Leard* • Auburn 60.5
19. Drew Henson* • Michigan 60.4
20. Drew Brees* • Purdue 60.4
Passing Yards
1. Chris Weinke* • Florida State 4167
2. Jared LorenzenKentucky 3687
3. Drew Brees* • Purdue 3668
4. Josh Heupel* • Oklahoma 3606
5. Kliff Kingsbury* • Texas Tech 3418
6. Bart Hendricks* • Boise State 3364
7. Byron Leftwich* • Marshall 3358
8. John WelshIdaho 3171
9. Philip Rivers* • North Carolina State 3054
10. Timmy ChangHawaii 3041
11. Joey Harrington* • Oregon 2967
12. Carson PalmerSouthern California 2914
13. George Godsey* • Georgia Tech 2906
14. Patrick RamseyTulane 2833
15. Jeremiah Smith* • Oregon State 2773
16. Ken Dorsey* • Miami (FL) 2737
17. Jose FuentesUtah State 2709
18. Jason McKinleyHouston 2696
19. Rocky Perez* • Texas-El Paso 2661
20. Jonathan Beasley* • Kansas State 2636
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Bart Hendricks* • Boise State 9.7
2. Chris Weinke* • Florida State 9.7
3. John Turman* • Pittsburgh 9.2
4. Casey Printers* • Texas Christian 9.0
5. Cory Paus* • UCLA 8.9
6. Troy NunesSyracuse 8.9
7. Rex Grossman* • Florida 8.8
8. Mike Thiessen* • Air Force 8.7
9. Drew Henson* • Michigan 8.5
10. Ken Dorsey* • Miami (FL) 8.5
11. Jason Thomas* • Nevada-Las Vegas 8.5
12. Jonathan Beasley* • Kansas State 8.4
13. George Godsey* • Georgia Tech 8.3
14. Jeremiah Smith* • Oregon State 8.2
15. Butchie WashingtonAkron 8.2
16. Ryan SchneiderCentral Florida 8.2
17. Darnell ArceneauxUtah 8.1
18. Chris FinlenNorthern Illinois 8.0
19. Jason GesserWashington State 8.0
20. Travis Cole* • Minnesota 8.0
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Bart Hendricks* • Boise State 10.7
2. Chris Weinke* • Florida State 10.1
3. John Turman* • Pittsburgh 9.4
4. Ken Dorsey* • Miami (FL) 9.4
5. Rex Grossman* • Florida 9.3
6. Casey Printers* • Texas Christian 9.3
7. Drew Henson* • Michigan 9.2
8. George Godsey* • Georgia Tech 8.9
9. Mike Thiessen* • Air Force 8.8
10. Rocky Perez* • Texas-El Paso 8.6
11. Cory Paus* • UCLA 8.5
12. Jeremiah Smith* • Oregon State 8.5
13. Jonathan Beasley* • Kansas State 8.1
14. Travis Cole* • Minnesota 8.0
15. Jonathan Smith* • Oregon State 7.9
16. Major Applewhite* • Texas 7.9
17. Ryan SchneiderCentral Florida 7.9
18. Jason Thomas* • Nevada-Las Vegas 7.9
19. Casey Clausen* • Tennessee 7.7
20. Butchie WashingtonAkron 7.6
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Bart Hendricks* • Boise State 170.6
2. Chris Weinke* • Florida State 163.1
3. Rex Grossman* • Florida 161.8
4. Casey Printers* • Texas Christian 156.7
5. Drew Henson* • Michigan 152.7
6. Ken Dorsey* • Miami (FL) 152.3
7. George Godsey* • Georgia Tech 151.9
8. John Turman* • Pittsburgh 151.4
9. Rocky Perez* • Texas-El Paso 147.1
10. Mike Thiessen* • Air Force 147.0
11. Ryan SchneiderCentral Florida 147.0
12. Cory Paus* • UCLA 145.7
13. Casey Clausen* • Tennessee 145.5
14. Dave Ragone* • Louisville 142.2
15. John WelshIdaho 139.3
16. Jason Thomas* • Nevada-Las Vegas 138.1
17. Travis Cole* • Minnesota 137.6
18. Matt Newton* • Colorado State 136.9
19. Josh Heupel* • Oklahoma 136.4
20. Major Applewhite* • Texas 135.9
Receiving Yards
1. Snoop Minnis* • Florida State 1340
2. Freddie Mitchell* • UCLA 1314
3. Antonio Bryant* • Pittsburgh 1302
4. Donald ShoalsTulsa 1195
5. Jabar Gaffney* • Florida 1184
6. Justin McCareinsNorthern Illinois 1168
7. Quincy Morgan* • Kansas State 1166
8. Aaron JonesUtah State 1159
9. Josh Reed* • Louisiana State 1127
10. Ashley LelieHawaii 1110
Lee Mays* • Texas-El Paso 1110
12. Tyson HinshawCentral Florida 1089
13. Adrian BurnetteTulane 1075
14. Ron Johnson* • Minnesota 1067
15. Koren Robinson* • North Carolina State 1061
16. Deion Branch* • Louisville 1016
17. Vinny Sutherland* • Purdue 1014
18. Kevin KasperIowa 1010
19. James JordanLouisiana Tech 1003
20. Robert KilowArkansas State 1002
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Derrick LewisSan Diego State 25.2
2. Robert Prescott* • Oregon State 23.0
3. Chad Johnson* • Oregon State 21.8
4. Marcellus Harris* • East Carolina 21.6
5. Snoop Minnis* • Florida State 21.3
6. Steve SmithUtah 21.2
7. Roy Williams* • Texas 20.2
8. Lavel BaileyAkron 19.9
9. Lou Fanucchi* • Boise State 19.9
10. Rashied DavisSan Jose State 19.6
11. Marcus WilliamsWashington State 19.5
12. Freddie Mitchell* • UCLA 19.3
13. Lee Evans* • Wisconsin 19.2
14. Antonio Bryant* • Pittsburgh 19.1
15. Versie GaddisIndiana 19.1
16. Jerry DorseyIndiana 19.0
17. Rod Gardner* • Clemson 18.7
18. Milton WynnWashington State 18.5
19. Jake SchifinoAkron 18.5
20. Kerry Watkins* • Georgia Tech 18.5
Plays From Scrimmage
1. LaDainian Tomlinson* • Texas Christian 379
2. Rudi Johnson* • Auburn 333
3. Damien Anderson* • Northwestern 330
4. Michael Bennett* • Wisconsin 314
5. Maurice Morris* • Oregon 309
6. Anthony Thomas* • Michigan 300
7. Robert SanfordWestern Michigan 299
8. Emmett WhiteUtah State 289
9. Ken Simonton* • Oregon State 288
10. Willie AldersonIdaho 283
11. Tellis Redmon* • Minnesota 280
12. Kris BriggsSouthern Methodist 269
13. Chester TaylorToledo 267
14. Travis Henry* • Tennessee 266
15. Hodges Mitchell* • Texas 261
16. Deshaun Foster* • UCLA 259
17. Ennis Haywood* • Iowa State 254
18. Quentin Griffin* • Oklahoma 251
19. Ladell BettsIowa 250
20. T.J. DuckettMichigan State 248
Yards From Scrimmage
1. LaDainian Tomlinson* • Texas Christian 2198
2. Damien Anderson* • Northwestern 2195
3. Emmett WhiteUtah State 1914
4. Anthony Thomas* • Michigan 1790
5. Michael Bennett* • Wisconsin 1704
6. Rudi Johnson* • Auburn 1637
7. Robert SanfordWestern Michigan 1623
8. Willie AldersonIdaho 1615
9. Deonce WhitakerSan Jose State 1614
10. Chester TaylorToledo 1599
11. Ken Simonton* • Oregon State 1573
12. Hodges Mitchell* • Texas 1504
13. Dwone HicksMiddle Tennessee State 1458
14. Ennis Haywood* • Iowa State 1448
15. Tellis Redmon* • Minnesota 1440
16. Maurice Morris* • Oregon 1396
17. T.J. DuckettMichigan State 1392
18. Travis Henry* • Tennessee 1379
19. Michael WallaceArmy 1344
20. Snoop Minnis* • Florida State 1340
Dicenzo Miller* • Mississippi State 1340
Total Plays
1. Kliff Kingsbury* • Texas Tech 663
2. Jared LorenzenKentucky 635
3. Drew Brees* • Purdue 607
4. Josh Heupel* • Oklahoma 555
5. Byron Leftwich* • Marshall 539
6. Zak Kustok* • Northwestern 529
7. Philip Rivers* • North Carolina State 514
8. Jason McKinleyHouston 501
9. Antwaan Randle ElIndiana 495
10. Timmy ChangHawaii 492
11. Jeff Kelly* • Southern Mississippi 489
12. John WelshIdaho 479
13. Carson PalmerSouthern California 478
14. Joey Harrington* • Oregon 471
15. Mike BathMiami (OH) 462
Jonathan Beasley* • Kansas State 462
17. Chris Weinke* • Florida State 461
18. Josh BlankenshipTulsa 460
19. David NeillNevada 456
20. Dave Ragone* • Louisville 455
Total Yards
1. Drew Brees* • Purdue 4189
2. Chris Weinke* • Florida State 4070
3. Jared LorenzenKentucky 3827
4. Josh Heupel* • Oklahoma 3773
5. Bart Hendricks* • Boise State 3633
6. Byron Leftwich* • Marshall 3441
7. Kliff Kingsbury* • Texas Tech 3437
8. John WelshIdaho 3199
9. Jonathan Beasley* • Kansas State 3135
10. Joey Harrington* • Oregon 3091
11. Antwaan Randle ElIndiana 3053
12. Timmy ChangHawaii 2992
13. Philip Rivers* • North Carolina State 2967
14. George Godsey* • Georgia Tech 2945
15. Carson PalmerSouthern California 2919
16. Zak Kustok* • Northwestern 2894
17. Patrick RamseyTulane 2886
18. Dave Ragone* • Louisville 2873
19. Rocky Perez* • Texas-El Paso 2743
20. Ken Dorsey* • Miami (FL) 2714
Total Yards Per Play
1. Chris Weinke* • Florida State 8.8
2. Bart Hendricks* • Boise State 8.4
3. Drew Brees* • Purdue 6.9
4. Josh Heupel* • Oklahoma 6.8
5. Jonathan Beasley* • Kansas State 6.8
6. John WelshIdaho 6.7
7. Joey Harrington* • Oregon 6.6
8. Byron Leftwich* • Marshall 6.4
9. Antwaan Randle ElIndiana 6.2
10. Jared LorenzenKentucky 6.0
11. Kliff Kingsbury* • Texas Tech 5.2
Field Goal Percentage
1. Nick Calaycay* • Boise State 93.8
2. Steve AzarNorthern Illinois 93.3
3. Billy Bennett* • Georgia 92.9
4. Alex Walls* • Tennessee 90.0
5. Jonathon Ruffin* • Cincinnati 89.7
Jonathan Ruffin* • Cincinnati 89.7
7. Chris Kaylakie* • Texas Christian 88.9
8. Seth HansonKentucky 88.2
9. Mike Sutphin* • Boston College 85.7
10. Jamie Rheem* • Kansas State 85.0
11. Brian KellyMiddle Tennessee State 84.6
Kris Stockton* • Texas 84.6
13. Ryan Cesca* • Oregon State 84.2
Jeff Chandler* • Florida 84.2
15. Terence Kitchens* • Texas A&M 83.3
16. Jeff ReedNorth Carolina 80.0
17. Owen PochmanBrigham Young 79.2
Dan Stultz* • Ohio State 79.2
Dave Adams* • Air Force 79.2
Rhett GallegoAlabama-Birmingham 79.2
Punting Yards
1. Nick Murphy* • Arizona State 3551
2. Brian MortonDuke 3478
3. Brian BrandtCentral Michigan 3440
4. Cort MoffittNew Mexico 3411
5. Adam StilesBaylor 3248
6. Jason BakerIowa 3145
7. Mark Haulman* • Southern Mississippi 3140
8. Ben GravesMemphis 3125
9. Derek JonesNevada 3119
10. Nate Fikse* • UCLA 3109
11. Kevin Stemke* • Wisconsin 3070
12. Nick HarrisCalifornia 3030
13. J.J. Standring* • Northwestern 3024
14. Grant AutreyLouisiana-Lafayette 3005
15. Mike ClarkHouston 2972
16. Nick AvondetEastern Michigan 2954
17. Jared FritzKent State 2908
18. Aaron EdmondsBrigham Young 2898
19. Jason BallNorth Texas 2865
20. Damon Duval* • Auburn 2811
Punting Yards Per Punt
1. Preston Gruening* • Minnesota 45.2
2. Brian MortonDuke 45.2
3. Brooks BarnardMaryland 44.7
4. Kevin Stemke* • Wisconsin 44.5
5. Dave ZastudilOhio 44.3
6. Casey RousselTulane 44.2
7. Dan Hadenfeldt* • Nebraska 43.8
8. Jeff Ferguson* • Oklahoma 43.5
9. Alan Rhine* • Florida 43.3
10. Aaron EdmondsBrigham Young 43.3
11. Damon Duval* • Auburn 43.2
12. Freddie Capshaw* • Miami (FL) 43.2
13. Nate Fikse* • UCLA 43.2
14. Brian SimnjamovskiSan Diego State 42.8
Brian SimnjanovskiSan Diego State 42.8
16. Richie Butler* • Arkansas 42.8
17. Mike Abrams* • Virginia 42.6
18. Jason BakerIowa 42.5
19. Tom WaringWyoming 42.4
20. Jonathan Kilgo* • Georgia 42.2
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Derin GrahamIndiana 897
2. H.J. AdamsLouisiana-Monroe 860
3. John StoneWake Forest 789
4. Chris DouglasDuke 766
5. Zek Parker* • Louisville 752
6. Kendrick ShanklinKentucky 730
7. Robert KilowArkansas State 724
8. Shawn Terry* • West Virginia 720
9. Omari ThompsonArmy 716
10. Milt BowenMiami (OH) 706
11. Carl BradfordConnecticut 704
12. Jimmie GrayAkron 692
13. John WilsonTulane 687
14. Kahlil HillIowa 680
15. Leonard Scott* • Tennessee 636
16. Kelly Campbell* • Georgia Tech 632
17. Allan Amundson* • Oregon 615
18. Domanick Davis* • Louisiana State 572
19. Derrick Johnson* • Washington 557
20. Tab Perry* • UCLA 556
Kickoff Return Yards Per Return
1. Latarence Dunbar* • Texas Christian 33.7
2. Dexter Wynn* • Colorado State 31.8
3. Zek Parker* • Louisville 28.9
4. David Mikell* • Boise State 28.7
5. Julius Jones* • Notre Dame 28.5
6. Ken-Yon Rambo* • Ohio State 28.1
7. Deandrew RubinSouth Florida 27.8
8. Kahlil HillIowa 27.2
9. Daryl Jones* • Miami (FL) 27.0
10. Robert KilowArkansas State 26.8
11. Shawn Terry* • West Virginia 26.7
12. Tony MillerToledo 26.3
13. Larry DavisNew Mexico 25.8
Kyle MooreDuke 25.8
15. Jamie HickenbothamArkansas State 25.6
16. Koren Robinson* • North Carolina State 25.3
17. Tim DodgeIowa 24.8
18. Victor Ike* • Texas 24.8
19. Larry JohnsonPenn State 24.7
20. John StoneWake Forest 24.7
Kickoff Return Touchdowns
1. Shawn Terry* • West Virginia 2
Latarence Dunbar* • Texas Christian 2
Interceptions
1. Anthony Floyd* • Louisville 10
Dwight SmithAkron 10
3. J.T. Thatcher* • Oklahoma 8
Ed Reed* • Miami (FL) 8
5. Nate JacksonHawaii 7
Jamar Fletcher* • Wisconsin 7
Dan DawsonRice 7
8. Jerametrius Butler* • Kansas State 6
Willie Pile* • Virginia Tech 6
Tay Cody* • Florida State 6
Tim Wansley* • Georgia 6
Todd Howard* • Michigan 6
Rashad Holman* • Louisville 6
Lenny Walls* • Boston College 6
Alex Ardley* • Clemson 6
Charles TillmanLouisiana-Lafayette 6
Shawn Robinson* • Pittsburgh 6
Lito Sheppard* • Florida 6
19. C.J. ScottTulsa 5
Demerist WhitfieldNorthern Illinois 5
Tedaro FranceCentral Michigan 5
Ontei Jones* • Oklahoma 5
Todd Johnson* • Florida 5
Michael JolivetteArizona 5
Fred Smoot* • Mississippi State 5
Rashad Bauman* • Oregon 5
Hanik MilliganHouston 5
Jake Cookus* • Oregon State 5
Chris LeporeNavy 5
Troy Watchorn* • Nebraska 5
D.J. Walker* • Texas-El Paso 5
Leo Barnes* • Southern Mississippi 5
Stuart Schweigert* • Purdue 5
Richard Bryant* • West Virginia 5
Mike Echols* • Wisconsin 5
Nijrell Eason* • Arizona State 5
Harold Blackmon* • Northwestern 5
Ronyell Whitaker* • Virginia Tech 5
Ken Lucas* • Mississippi 5
Doug Hodges* • Marshall 5
Anthony HenrySouth Florida 5
Glenn SumterMemphis 5
Cedric HenryMichigan State 5
Vince ThompsonNorthern Illinois 5
Rodney Crayton* • Auburn 5
David Mitchell* • Ohio State 5
Dyshod Carter* • Kansas State 5
Interception Return Yards
1. Dwight SmithAkron 208
2. Dan DawsonRice 206
3. Tay Cody* • Florida State 200
4. Lito Sheppard* • Florida 179
Jamar Fletcher* • Wisconsin 179
6. J.T. Thatcher* • Oklahoma 162
7. Anthony Floyd* • Louisville 152
8. Tim Wansley* • Georgia 148
9. Richard Bryant* • West Virginia 145
10. Todd Johnson* • Florida 139
11. Reggie MylesAlabama 127
12. Leo Barnes* • Southern Mississippi 123
13. Alex WallaceSan Jose State 120
14. Cedric HenryMichigan State 118
15. Andre DysonUtah 115
16. Shawn ForteMaryland 114
17. David Mitchell* • Ohio State 113
18. Russell Gary* • Texas Christian 112
19. Mike Echols* • Wisconsin 110
20. Patrick BattleSan Jose State 109
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