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2001 Passing Stats

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National Champion: Miami (FL) (AP, BCS, FWAA, NFF, USA-ESPN)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Eric Crouch (Nebraska)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Ralph Friedgen (Maryland)

AP Preseason #1: Florida ▪ AP Final #1: Miami (FL)

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120 Players

Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
1 Rex Grossman Florida SEC 259 395 65.6 3896 9.9 10.2 34 12 170.8 34 8 0.2 5
2 Jeff Smoker* Michigan State Big Ten 166 262 63.4 2579 9.8 10.1 21 8 166.4 81 -58 -0.7 2
3 Chris Rix Florida State ACC 165 286 57.7 2734 9.6 9.2 24 13 156.6 99 389 3.9 3
4 Ryan Dinwiddie Boise State WAC 201 322 62.4 3043 9.5 9.7 29 11 164.7 71 97 1.4 3
5 David Carr* Fresno State WAC 344 533 64.5 4839 9.1 10.0 46 9 165.9 94 67 0.7 5
6 Rohan Davey Louisiana State SEC 217 367 59.1 3347 9.1 8.9 18 10 146.5 38 4 0.1 0
7 Jeff Krohn Arizona State Pac-10 115 213 54.0 1942 9.1 9.4 19 7 153.4 46 -15 -0.3 1
8 Wes Counts Middle Tennessee State Sun Belt 188 259 72.6 2327 9.0 9.6 17 4 166.6 67 144 2.1 3
9 Cory Paus UCLA Pac-10 101 194 52.1 1740 9.0 7.9 8 8 132.8 39 -163 -4.2 1
10 Randy Fasani Stanford Pac-10 86 167 51.5 1479 8.9 9.3 13 4 146.8 59 174 2.9 1
11 Byron Leftwich Marshall MAC 315 470 67.0 4132 8.8 9.7 38 7 164.6 64 92 1.4 2
12 Brandon Doman Brigham Young MWC 261 408 64.0 3542 8.7 9.4 33 8 159.7 141 503 3.6 8
13 David Greene Georgia SEC 192 324 59.3 2789 8.6 8.4 17 9 143.3 47 41 0.9 1
14 Steve Bellisari Ohio State Big Ten 98 185 53.0 1599 8.6 8.0 8 6 133.4 72 97 1.3 2
15 Casey Clausen Tennessee SEC 227 354 64.1 2969 8.4 8.5 22 9 150.0 64 -36 -0.6 3
16 Nick Rolovich Hawaii WAC 233 405 57.5 3361 8.3 9.0 34 9 150.5 49 4 0.1 0
17 Ken Dorsey Miami (FL) Big East 184 318 57.9 2652 8.3 8.5 23 9 146.1 12 3 0.3 0
18 Darian Durant North Carolina ACC 142 223 63.7 1843 8.3 7.8 17 10 149.3 58 128 2.2 2
19 Ryan Schneider Central Florida Ind 204 357 57.1 2923 8.2 8.0 17 9 136.6 37 -44 -1.2 4
20 Ben Roethlisberger Miami (OH) MAC 241 381 63.3 3105 8.1 7.9 25 13 146.5 120 189 1.6 3
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Gino Guidugli Cincinnati CUSA 185 317 58.4 2573 8.1 7.8 16 9 137.5 47 -75 -1.6 1
22 George Godsey Georgia Tech ACC 249 384 64.8 3085 8.0 7.7 18 11 142.1 66 -45 -0.7 4
23 Dave Ragone Louisville CUSA 231 383 60.3 3056 8.0 8.4 23 7 143.5 92 66 0.7 3
24 Jason Gesser* Washington State Pac-10 199 375 53.1 3010 8.0 7.9 26 13 136.4 86 101 1.2 2
25 Kurt Kittner Illinois Big Ten 207 374 55.3 2994 8.0 7.7 23 13 135.9 38 -4 -0.1 2
26 Cody Pickett Washington Pac-10 169 301 56.1 2403 8.0 6.6 10 14 124.9 83 60 0.7 5
27 Tavares Bolden Toledo MAC 200 291 68.7 2331 8.0 8.1 13 5 147.3 62 236 3.8 3
28 Kyle McCann* Iowa Big Ten 167 252 66.3 2028 8.0 7.4 16 11 146.1 58 78 1.3 3
29 Jeff Welsh Western Michigan MAC 134 213 62.9 1702 8.0 8.6 15 4 149.5 29 -46 -1.6 2
30 Eric Crouch Nebraska Big 12 105 189 55.6 1510 8.0 6.3 7 10 124.3 203 1115 5.5 18
31 Kevin Fant Mississippi State SEC 94 170 55.3 1352 8.0 6.5 8 9 127.0 26 9 0.3 0
32 Jason Johnson Arizona Pac-10 169 298 56.7 2347 7.9 7.2 19 13 135.2 42 -91 -2.2 2
33 John Welsh Idaho Sun Belt 183 284 64.4 2215 7.8 8.3 18 5 147.3 48 -61 -1.3 0
34 Chris Lewis Stanford Pac-10 90 163 55.2 1277 7.8 7.1 12 8 135.5 18 17 0.9 0
35 Jonathan Smith Oregon State Pac-10 180 317 56.8 2427 7.7 7.1 14 10 129.4 33 -141 -4.3 1
36 David Garrard East Carolina CUSA 164 290 56.6 2247 7.7 7.2 13 9 130.2 116 194 1.7 6
37 Tyler Watts Alabama SEC 94 172 54.7 1325 7.7 8.1 10 3 135.1 111 564 5.1 5
38 Joey Harrington* Oregon Pac-10 214 364 58.8 2764 7.6 8.3 27 6 143.8 55 56 1.0 7
39 Woodrow Dantzler Clemson ACC 188 311 60.5 2360 7.6 7.1 17 11 135.2 206 1004 4.9 10
40 David Priestley Pittsburgh Big East 165 280 58.9 2128 7.6 7.6 18 8 138.3 56 53 0.9 2
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
41 Seneca Wallace Iowa State Big 12 167 269 62.1 2044 7.6 6.9 11 9 132.7 114 475 4.2 7
42 Brian Lindgren Idaho Sun Belt 126 213 59.2 1611 7.6 6.4 10 10 128.8 18 -24 -1.3 0
43 Jared Lorenzen Kentucky SEC 167 292 57.2 2179 7.5 7.7 19 7 136.6 54 119 2.2 2
44 David Neill Nevada WAC 138 256 53.9 1918 7.5 7.5 11 5 127.1 83 319 3.8 3
45 Scott Hall North Texas Sun Belt 102 194 52.6 1453 7.5 6.7 17 11 133.1 86 143 1.7 4
46 James MacPherson Wake Forest ACC 113 209 54.1 1555 7.4 5.6 5 11 113.9 63 111 1.8 1
47 Asad Abdul-Khaliq Minnesota Big Ten 107 187 57.2 1393 7.4 7.3 12 6 134.6 69 266 3.9 3
48 Daniel Cobb Auburn SEC 89 158 56.3 1165 7.4 6.3 7 7 124.0 26 -50 -1.9 1
49 Marcus Arroyo San Jose State WAC 141 261 54.0 1915 7.3 5.8 12 14 120.1 11 -13 -1.2 0
50 Zack Mills Penn State Big Ten 127 230 55.2 1669 7.3 5.7 9 12 118.7 74 187 2.5 3
51 Eli Manning Mississippi SEC 259 408 63.5 2948 7.2 7.8 31 9 144.8 34 9 0.3 0
52 Carson Palmer* Southern California Pac-10 221 377 58.6 2717 7.2 6.5 13 12 124.2 88 34 0.4 1
53 Jeff Kelly Southern Mississippi CUSA 214 362 59.1 2613 7.2 6.7 15 11 127.3 95 32 0.3 3
54 Chris Simms Texas Big 12 214 362 59.1 2603 7.2 7.0 22 11 133.5 52 -10 -0.2 6
55 Shaun Hill Maryland ACC 197 329 59.9 2380 7.2 6.8 13 9 128.2 116 309 2.7 7
56 Brian St. Pierre Boston College Big East 149 279 53.4 2016 7.2 7.4 25 10 136.5 67 217 3.2 0
57 Wesley Phillips Texas-El Paso WAC 143 257 55.6 1839 7.2 6.0 10 11 120.0 49 -133 -2.7 2
58 Grant Noel Virginia Tech Big East 146 254 57.5 1826 7.2 6.5 16 11 130.0 61 -14 -0.2 2
59 Casey Printers Texas Christian CUSA 136 252 54.0 1824 7.2 6.8 13 8 125.4 69 87 1.3 3
60 Antwaan Randle El Indiana Big Ten 118 231 51.1 1664 7.2 7.0 9 5 120.1 188 964 5.1 8
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
61 Luke McCown Louisiana Tech WAC 277 469 59.1 3337 7.1 7.0 28 14 132.6 87 144 1.7 4
62 Jose Fuentes Utah State Ind 260 437 59.5 3100 7.1 6.3 24 18 129.0 49 -180 -3.7 0
63 Casey Bramlet Wyoming MWC 225 432 52.1 3069 7.1 5.4 9 20 109.4 89 -21 -0.2 6
64 Charlie Frye Akron MAC 170 289 58.8 2053 7.1 6.8 9 6 124.6 62 22 0.4 3
65 Brooks Bollinger Wisconsin Big Ten 91 177 51.4 1257 7.1 6.8 6 4 117.7 92 388 4.2 6
66 Philip Rivers North Carolina State ACC 240 368 65.2 2586 7.0 7.0 16 7 134.8 44 -26 -0.6 2
67 Greg Zolman Vanderbilt SEC 186 357 52.1 2512 7.0 6.7 14 9 119.1 69 -8 -0.1 5
68 Jason Thomas Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 83 194 42.8 1353 7.0 5.0 8 12 102.6 107 481 4.5 4
69 Lance Rice Utah MWC 169 302 56.0 2086 6.9 6.3 16 11 124.2 28 -12 -0.4 0
70 K.C. Enzminger New Mexico State Sun Belt 121 235 51.5 1610 6.9 5.8 6 8 110.7 83 331 4.0 3
71 Casey Kelly New Mexico MWC 107 227 47.1 1559 6.9 5.2 8 12 105.9 70 143 2.0 2
72 Brock Nutter Troy Ind 173 307 56.4 2098 6.8 5.8 14 13 120.3 84 -203 -2.4 2
73 Danny Wimprine Memphis CUSA 102 196 52.0 1329 6.8 7.3 14 4 128.5 84 270 3.2 3
74 Zak Kustok Northwestern Big Ten 231 404 57.2 2692 6.7 6.5 20 10 124.5 175 580 3.3 11
75 Phil Petty* South Carolina SEC 164 288 56.9 1926 6.7 6.4 12 7 122.0 82 215 2.6 3
76 Andy Sahm Bowling Green State MAC 122 198 61.6 1326 6.7 5.5 11 10 126.1 52 33 0.6 3
77 Kliff Kingsbury Texas Tech Big 12 365 529 69.0 3502 6.6 6.8 25 9 136.8 66 -48 -0.7 0
78 Patrick Ramsey Tulane CUSA 256 448 57.1 2935 6.6 6.2 22 13 122.6 45 -115 -2.6 1
79 Talmadge Hill Ball State MAC 159 301 52.8 1953 6.5 5.1 13 15 111.6 98 79 0.8 1
80 Bryson Spinner Virginia ACC 121 206 58.7 1334 6.5 6.5 14 6 129.7 60 172 2.9 1
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
81 D. Bryant Duke ACC 187 384 48.7 2454 6.4 5.0 11 17 103.0 83 15 0.2 3
82 Kyle Boller California Pac-10 134 272 49.3 1741 6.4 5.6 12 10 110.2 77 63 0.8 1
83 Kelly Robinson Houston CUSA 149 267 55.8 1704 6.4 6.0 9 6 116.0 28 -93 -3.3 0
84 Matt Schaub Virginia ACC 140 240 58.3 1524 6.4 5.7 10 8 118.8 33 -13 -0.4 2
85 Joshua Cribbs Kent State MAC 131 238 55.0 1516 6.4 6.3 10 5 118.2 164 1019 6.2 5
86 Keith Boyea Air Force MWC 102 196 52.0 1253 6.4 5.6 6 6 109.7 230 1216 5.3 18
87 Bradlee Van Pelt Colorado State MWC 94 194 48.5 1247 6.4 4.9 8 10 105.7 100 546 5.5 4
88 Marquel Blackwell South Florida Ind 258 456 56.6 2882 6.3 6.1 20 11 119.3 92 241 2.6 9
89 John Navarre Michigan Big Ten 186 346 53.8 2195 6.3 5.8 17 12 116.3 45 -100 -2.2 0
90 Aso Pogi Oklahoma State Big 12 179 296 60.5 1854 6.3 5.9 11 7 120.6 70 -8 -0.1 3
91 David Page Southern Methodist WAC 104 193 53.9 1209 6.3 5.5 8 7 112.9 93 105 1.1 3
92 Chris Finlen Northern Illinois MAC 166 331 50.2 2036 6.2 5.8 14 9 110.3 86 106 1.2 4
93 Chad Jenkins Army CUSA 156 286 54.5 1773 6.2 4.2 8 16 104.7 63 176 2.8 4
94 Brian Madden Navy Ind 62 145 42.8 902 6.2 4.3 4 8 93.1 217 905 4.2 8
95 Jon Vancleave Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt 224 407 55.0 2499 6.1 5.7 14 10 113.1 58 -26 -0.4 0
96 Jon Van Cleave Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt 224 407 55.0 2499 6.1 5.7 14 10 113.1 58 -26 -0.4 0
97 Mark Farris Texas A&M Big 12 203 347 58.5 2094 6.0 5.3 8 9 111.6 47 -76 -1.6 2
98 Mario Kinsey Kansas Big 12 88 202 43.6 1215 6.0 4.3 7 11 94.6 130 225 1.7 3
99 Nate Hybl Oklahoma Big 12 222 380 58.4 2234 5.9 5.1 14 13 113.1 74 46 0.6 3
100 Brandon Hance* Purdue Big Ten 136 258 52.7 1529 5.9 4.8 8 10 105.0 112 242 2.2 4
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
101 Josh Blankenship Tulsa WAC 128 230 55.7 1350 5.9 5.1 5 6 106.9 28 57 2.0 0
102 Joe Freedy Buffalo MAC 187 371 50.4 2077 5.6 4.3 10 15 98.2 64 -10 -0.2 0
103 Kainoa Akina Eastern Michigan MAC 140 267 52.4 1504 5.6 4.8 14 11 108.8 84 177 2.1 0
104 Brad Lewis West Virginia Big East 135 237 57.0 1339 5.6 4.5 7 9 106.6 54 41 0.8 1
105 Nick Eddy Houston CUSA 99 182 54.4 1023 5.6 4.3 6 8 103.7 23 -35 -1.5 1
106 Zak Clark Arkansas SEC 88 179 49.2 1000 5.6 5.3 6 4 102.7 22 -42 -1.9 0
107 Kirk Farmer Missouri Big 12 135 285 47.4 1567 5.5 5.5 13 6 104.4 59 379 6.4 3
108 Lon Sheriff San Diego State MWC 111 236 47.0 1295 5.5 3.5 3 12 87.2 33 -160 -4.8 0
109 Derrick Vickers Central Michigan MAC 116 211 55.0 1156 5.5 4.9 7 6 106.3 53 155 2.9 0
110 Wayne Madkin Mississippi State SEC 93 185 50.3 1012 5.5 4.3 5 7 97.6 45 4 0.1 0
111 Shane Boyd Kentucky SEC 85 154 55.2 852 5.5 4.3 4 6 102.4 32 156 4.9 3
112 Andy Chance Louisiana-Monroe Sun Belt 103 196 52.6 1054 5.4 4.4 4 6 98.3 61 109 1.8 2
113 Ryan Cubit Rutgers Big East 120 268 44.8 1433 5.3 2.8 9 19 86.6 86 -99 -1.2 0
114 Jon Drach Western Michigan MAC 92 191 48.2 988 5.2 4.3 7 7 96.4 55 124 2.3 0
115 Jonathan Drach Western Michigan MAC 92 191 48.2 988 5.2 4.3 7 7 96.4 55 124 2.3 0
116 Tyler Gooch Tulsa WAC 92 160 57.5 825 5.2 3.8 5 7 102.4 70 361 5.2 2
117 Dan Orlovsky Connecticut Ind 128 269 47.6 1379 5.1 4.0 9 11 93.5 31 -117 -3.8 2
118 Kyle Orton* Purdue Big Ten 107 216 49.5 1105 5.1 4.0 4 7 92.1 36 -80 -2.2 0
119 Greg Cicero Baylor Big 12 129 255 50.6 1239 4.9 3.0 6 13 89.0 65 107 1.6 1
120 Mike McGann Temple Big East 87 190 45.8 934 4.9 3.1 3 9 82.8 30 -133 -4.4 0