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2002 Leaders

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National Champion: Ohio State (AP, BCS, FWAA, NFF, USA-ESPN)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Carson Palmer (Southern California)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Jim Tressel (Ohio State)

AP Preseason #1: Miami (FL) ▪ AP Final #1: Ohio State

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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Ryan Dinwiddie* (Boise State) 188.2
2. Brad Banks* (Iowa) 157.1
3. Byron Leftwich* (Marshall) 156.5
4. Brian Jones* (Toledo) 152.3
5. Ryan Schneider (Central Florida) 151.6
6. Carson Palmer* (Southern California) 149.1
7. Matt Schaub* (Virginia) 147.5
8. Jason Gesser* (Washington State) 146.4
9. Ken Dorsey* (Miami (FL)) 145.9
10. Cory Paus* (UCLA) 145.8
11. Darian Durant (North Carolina) 145.2
12. Kliff Kingsbury* (Texas Tech) 143.7
13. Bryan Randall* (Virginia Tech) 143.1
14. Chris Simms* (Texas) 143.0
15. Scott McBrien* (Maryland) 141.3
  Scott McBrien* (Maryland) 141.3
17. Philip Rivers* (North Carolina State) 141.1
18. Craig Krenzel* (Ohio State) 140.9
19. Josh Fields* (Oklahoma State) 140.3
20. Ben Roethlisberger (Miami (OH)) 138.7

Field Goal Percentage

1. Jonathan Ruffin* (Cincinnati) 86.4
2. Michael Matheny (Missouri) 69.2
3. David Rayner (Michigan State) 62.5
4. Nicholas Setta* (Notre Dame) 56.0

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Michael Wafzig (Miami (OH)) 41.6
2. Cort Moffitt (Tulsa) 40.2
3. Pat Fleming (Bowling Green State) 39.2
4. Blake Ferguson* (Oklahoma) 38.5

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Chris Roberson (Eastern Michigan) 11.0
2. Tyrone Gifford (New Mexico State) 10.6

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Rod Sneed* (Colorado) 25.9
2. Shridonya Mitchell (Missouri) 24.1
3. Martez Johnson (Bowling Green State) 22.2
4. Tyrone Gifford (New Mexico State) 20.9
5. Chris Roberson (Eastern Michigan) 20.5