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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
16. Philip Rivers* (North Carolina State) 141.1
17. Craig Krenzel* (Ohio State) 140.9
18. Josh Fields* (Oklahoma State) 140.3
19. Ben Roethlisberger (Miami (OH)) 138.7
20. Jon Beutjer (Illinois) 138.0
  Jon Beutjer (Illinois) 138.0

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Matt Payne (Brigham Young) 47.6
2. Mark Mariscal* (Colorado) 47.6
3. Glenn Pakulak (Kentucky) 45.6
4. Andy Groom* (Ohio State) 45.0
5. Mat McBriar* (Hawaii) 44.8
6. Donnie Jones* (Louisiana State) 44.0
7. Greg Johnson (Vanderbilt) 43.8
8. Cody Scates (Texas A&M) 43.7
9. Dustin Colquitt* (Tennessee) 43.6
10. Jarad Preston (East Carolina) 43.4
11. Damon Duval* (Auburn) 43.4
12. Kyle Larson* (Nebraska) 43.2
13. Brooks Barnard* (Maryland) 43.1
14. Andy Lee* (Pittsburgh) 43.1
15. Curtis Head* (Marshall) 43.1
16. Luke Donovan (Wyoming) 43.0
17. Seth Marler* (Tulane) 42.9
18. Tim Parker* (Arizona State) 42.7
19. Robert Billings (Middle Tennessee State) 42.6
20. Brian Lewis (Utah) 42.6