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2002 Passing Stats

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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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113 Players

Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
1 Ryan Dinwiddie* Boise State WAC 134 205 65.4 2283 11.1 12.4 20 3 188.2 36 -36 -1.0 3
2 Cory Paus* UCLA Pac-10 109 184 59.2 1647 9.0 8.6 10 6 145.8 28 -88 -3.1 1
3 Ryan Schneider Central Florida MAC 265 430 61.6 3770 8.8 8.5 31 16 151.6 37 -89 -2.4 2
4 Brad Banks* Iowa Big Ten 170 294 57.8 2573 8.8 9.8 26 5 157.1 81 423 5.2 5
5 Scott McBrien* Maryland ACC 162 284 57.0 2497 8.8 8.3 15 10 141.3 88 284 3.2 7
6 Scott McBrien* Maryland ACC 162 284 57.0 2497 8.8 8.3 15 10 141.3 88 284 3.2 7
7 Byron Leftwich* Marshall MAC 331 491 67.4 4268 8.7 9.0 30 10 156.5 37 -1 0.0 3
8 Ken Dorsey* Miami (FL) Big East 222 393 56.5 3369 8.6 8.6 28 12 145.9 23 -39 -1.7 0
9 Bryan Randall* Virginia Tech Big East 158 248 63.7 2134 8.6 7.6 12 11 143.1 171 507 3.0 3
10 Darian Durant North Carolina ACC 147 248 59.3 2122 8.6 8.2 16 9 145.2 86 163 1.9 2
11 Jason Gesser* Washington State Pac-10 236 402 58.7 3408 8.5 8.4 28 13 146.4 54 -116 -2.1 0
12 Craig Krenzel* Ohio State Big Ten 148 249 59.4 2110 8.5 8.2 12 7 140.9 125 368 2.9 3
13 James MacPherson* Wake Forest ACC 123 223 55.2 1837 8.2 8.1 8 4 132.6 68 177 2.6 1
14 Carson Palmer* Southern California Pac-10 309 489 63.2 3942 8.1 8.5 33 10 149.1 50 -122 -2.4 4
15 Brian Jones* Toledo MAC 297 423 70.2 3446 8.1 8.3 23 9 152.3 85 414 4.9 5
16 Jason Johnson Arizona Pac-10 239 410 58.3 3327 8.1 7.5 16 13 133.0 60 -373 -6.2 0
17 Chris Simms* Texas Big 12 235 396 59.3 3207 8.1 8.0 26 12 143.0 70 -124 -1.8 4
18 Andrew Walter* Arizona State Pac-10 274 483 56.7 3877 8.0 7.8 28 15 137.1 56 -216 -3.9 0
19 Philip Rivers* North Carolina State ACC 262 418 62.7 3353 8.0 7.9 20 10 141.1 57 100 1.8 10
20 Joshua Haldi Northern Illinois MAC 130 254 51.2 2027 8.0 8.1 15 6 133.0 59 -90 -1.5 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Josh Haldi Northern Illinois MAC 130 254 51.2 2027 8.0 8.1 15 6 133.0 59 -90 -1.5 0
22 Nick Eddy Houston CUSA 134 265 50.6 2054 7.8 5.9 16 18 122.0 37 -39 -1.1 2
23 Jeff Smoker Michigan State Big Ten 114 203 56.2 1593 7.8 6.9 13 10 133.4 38 -39 -1.0 0
24 Josh Fields* Oklahoma State Big 12 226 408 55.4 3145 7.7 8.1 31 10 140.3 50 -72 -1.4 3
25 David Greene* Georgia SEC 218 379 57.5 2924 7.7 7.9 22 8 137.3 65 -52 -0.8 2
26 Jon Beutjer Illinois Big Ten 193 327 59.0 2511 7.7 7.4 21 11 138.0 44 7 0.2 2
27 Jon Beutjer Illinois Big Ten 193 327 59.0 2511 7.7 7.4 21 11 138.0 44 7 0.2 2
28 Zack Threadgill Nevada WAC 275 451 61.0 3418 7.6 7.0 26 17 136.1 62 116 1.9 1
29 Ben Roethlisberger Miami (OH) MAC 271 428 63.3 3238 7.6 7.4 22 11 138.7 82 -54 -0.7 1
30 Rod Rutherford* Pittsburgh Big East 192 367 52.3 2783 7.6 7.3 22 12 129.3 182 398 2.2 6
31 Gino Guidugli* Cincinnati CUSA 258 472 54.7 3543 7.5 6.4 22 21 124.2 69 27 0.4 3
32 Jason Fife* Oregon Pac-10 190 367 51.8 2752 7.5 7.6 24 10 130.9 76 67 0.9 3
33 Dustin Long Texas A&M Big 12 177 333 53.2 2509 7.5 6.5 19 16 125.7 49 13 0.3 1
34 Chris Rix* Florida State ACC 118 225 52.4 1684 7.5 7.2 13 7 128.2 86 289 3.4 3
35 Derek Anderson* Oregon State Pac-10 211 449 47.0 3313 7.4 7.2 25 13 121.6 45 -231 -5.1 2
36 Charlie Frye Akron MAC 250 380 65.8 2824 7.4 7.2 15 9 136.5 102 125 1.2 7
37 Casey Clausen* Tennessee SEC 194 310 62.6 2297 7.4 7.1 11 7 132.0 61 -7 -0.1 1
38 Corey Jenkins South Carolina SEC 100 180 55.6 1334 7.4 5.7 7 10 119.5 160 655 4.1 4
39 Cody Pickett* Washington Pac-10 365 612 59.6 4458 7.3 7.2 28 14 131.4 86 -185 -2.2 3
40 Seneca Wallace* Iowa State Big 12 244 443 55.1 3245 7.3 6.2 15 18 119.7 123 437 3.6 8
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
41 Brian St. Pierre* Boston College Big East 237 407 58.2 2983 7.3 6.3 18 17 126.0 68 126 1.9 1
42 Paul Pinegar* Fresno State WAC 230 403 57.1 2929 7.3 7.1 20 10 129.5 65 -131 -2.0 1
43 Zack Mills* Penn State Big Ten 188 333 56.5 2417 7.3 6.9 17 10 128.3 87 201 2.3 3
44 Charlie Whitehurst* Clemson ACC 123 214 57.5 1554 7.3 6.9 10 6 128.3 43 -20 -0.5 2
45 Timmy Chang* Hawaii WAC 349 624 55.9 4474 7.2 6.4 25 22 122.3 39 -17 -0.4 1
46 Jose Fuentes Utah State Ind 246 454 54.2 3268 7.2 6.6 20 15 122.6 57 -104 -1.8 0
47 Adam Hall San Diego State MWC 272 452 60.2 3253 7.2 7.1 17 9 129.1 64 -110 -1.7 0
48 Scott Rislov San Jose State WAC 275 449 61.2 3251 7.2 6.8 22 14 132.0 72 13 0.2 0
49 Brian Lindgren Idaho Sun Belt 240 382 62.8 2763 7.2 7.0 19 10 134.8 47 -97 -2.1 0
50 Gibran Hamdan Indiana Big Ten 152 293 51.9 2115 7.2 5.7 9 14 113.1 55 -52 -0.9 1
51 Bradlee Van Pelt* Colorado State MWC 150 287 52.3 2073 7.2 6.8 10 7 119.6 150 819 5.5 11
52 Brooks Bollinger* Wisconsin Big Ten 131 245 53.5 1758 7.2 7.6 14 4 129.3 160 466 2.9 8
53 Andrico Hines Middle Tennessee State Sun Belt 142 243 58.4 1753 7.2 6.4 6 7 121.4 150 486 3.2 10
54 Eli Manning* Mississippi SEC 279 481 58.0 3401 7.1 6.5 21 15 125.6 39 -120 -3.1 2
55 Casey Bramlet Wyoming MWC 277 464 59.7 3290 7.1 6.4 24 18 128.6 101 35 0.3 5
56 Matt Schaub* Virginia ACC 288 418 68.9 2976 7.1 7.7 28 7 147.5 70 95 1.4 2
57 Kyle Orton* Purdue Big Ten 192 317 60.6 2257 7.1 6.7 13 9 128.2 43 47 1.1 0
58 Jason Thomas Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 134 274 48.9 1936 7.1 6.5 8 7 112.8 124 448 3.6 9
59 Aaron Karas Baylor Big 12 150 251 59.8 1792 7.1 5.3 6 13 117.3 95 -3 0.0 1
60 Micky D'Angelo* Southern Mississippi CUSA 122 232 52.6 1647 7.1 6.2 7 8 115.3 61 -21 -0.3 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
61 Matt Berry Brigham Young MWC 108 184 58.7 1309 7.1 5.7 7 9 121.2 41 -11 -0.3 1
62 Kliff Kingsbury* Texas Tech Big 12 479 712 67.3 5017 7.0 7.5 45 13 143.7 102 -114 -1.1 2
63 Luke McCown Louisiana Tech WAC 296 505 58.6 3539 7.0 6.1 19 19 122.4 61 30 0.5 2
64 Nate Hybl* Oklahoma Big 12 209 363 57.6 2538 7.0 7.3 24 8 133.7 63 -54 -0.9 1
65 Asad Abdul-Khaliq* Minnesota Big Ten 165 315 52.4 2190 7.0 6.6 19 11 123.7 86 322 3.7 5
66 Chad Munson Western Michigan MAC 162 309 52.4 2160 7.0 5.4 14 17 115.1 34 -120 -3.5 0
67 Carlyle Holiday* Notre Dame Ind 129 257 50.2 1788 7.0 6.9 10 5 117.6 92 200 2.2 3
68 Josh Harris Bowling Green State MAC 198 353 56.1 2425 6.9 6.5 19 11 125.3 186 737 4.0 20
69 Jared Lorenzen Kentucky SEC 183 327 56.0 2267 6.9 7.7 24 5 135.4 60 -51 -0.9 0
70 Brett Elliott Utah MWC 130 221 58.8 1529 6.9 6.2 10 8 124.6 28 -31 -1.1 2
71 Rex Grossman* Florida SEC 287 503 57.1 3402 6.8 6.1 22 17 121.5 58 -65 -1.1 1
72 Dan Orlovsky Connecticut Ind 221 366 60.4 2488 6.8 6.5 19 11 128.6 50 -86 -1.7 4
73 Brett Basanez Northwestern Big Ten 190 325 58.5 2204 6.8 6.2 7 7 118.2 67 96 1.4 4
74 Elliot Jacobs Arkansas State Sun Belt 136 258 52.7 1751 6.8 6.1 7 7 113.2 82 193 2.4 6
75 Matt Jones* Arkansas SEC 122 234 52.1 1592 6.8 6.6 16 8 125.0 129 614 4.8 5
76 Jay Cutler Vanderbilt SEC 103 212 48.6 1433 6.8 5.8 10 9 112.4 123 393 3.2 9
77 Troy Nunes Syracuse Big East 115 198 58.1 1337 6.8 6.0 8 7 121.1 51 24 0.5 0
78 Kyle Boller California Pac-10 225 421 53.4 2815 6.7 6.9 28 10 126.8 72 -83 -1.2 3
79 Troy Edwards Eastern Michigan MAC 232 410 56.6 2762 6.7 5.8 22 18 122.1 45 -95 -2.1 0
80 Darrell Hackney Alabama-Birmingham CUSA 149 293 50.9 1977 6.7 6.6 14 7 118.5 85 -14 -0.2 2
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
81 Sean Stilley* Texas Christian CUSA 114 204 55.9 1371 6.7 4.9 6 11 111.3 65 86 1.3 1
82 Jammal Lord* Nebraska Big 12 95 204 46.6 1362 6.7 5.2 12 12 110.3 251 1412 5.6 8
83 Jon Vancleave Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt 169 316 53.5 2081 6.6 5.0 9 15 108.7 64 -50 -0.8 0
84 Jon Van Cleave Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt 169 316 53.5 2081 6.6 5.0 9 15 108.7 64 -50 -0.8 0
85 Adam Smith Duke ACC 174 308 56.5 2031 6.6 6.1 12 9 118.9 62 -119 -1.9 0
86 Andy Roesch Ball State MAC 113 202 55.9 1341 6.6 6.6 15 7 129.3 33 68 2.1 1
87 John Navarre* Michigan Big Ten 248 448 55.4 2905 6.5 6.7 21 7 122.2 40 -16 -0.4 2
88 Dave Ragone* Louisville CUSA 237 441 53.7 2880 6.5 6.5 24 11 121.6 131 248 1.9 0
89 Danny Wimprine Memphis CUSA 235 435 54.0 2820 6.5 5.7 23 18 117.7 98 40 0.4 2
90 Marquel Blackwell South Florida Ind 230 403 57.1 2590 6.4 7.0 18 3 124.3 89 302 3.4 5
91 Brad Smith Missouri Big 12 196 366 53.6 2333 6.4 6.5 15 6 117.3 193 1029 5.3 7
92 Paul Troth East Carolina CUSA 177 359 49.3 2315 6.4 4.8 15 20 106.1 61 -210 -3.4 1
93 Willie Simmons* Clemson ACC 142 244 58.2 1559 6.4 5.6 6 7 114.2 59 49 0.8 1
94 Steven Jyles Louisiana-Monroe Sun Belt 181 368 49.2 2318 6.3 6.1 17 9 112.4 85 165 1.9 3
95 J.P. Losman* Tulane CUSA 230 401 57.4 2468 6.2 6.0 19 10 119.7 88 19 0.2 6
96 A.J. Suggs* Georgia Tech ACC 208 363 57.3 2242 6.2 5.0 12 15 111.8 52 21 0.4 0
97 A.J. Suggs* Georgia Tech ACC 208 363 57.3 2242 6.2 5.0 12 15 111.8 52 21 0.4 0
98 Kevin Fant Mississippi State SEC 163 311 52.4 1918 6.2 5.1 10 12 107.1 61 -69 -1.1 0
99 Rasheed Marshall* West Virginia Big East 139 259 53.7 1616 6.2 6.1 9 5 113.7 173 666 3.8 13
100 Robert Hodge* Colorado Big 12 137 258 53.1 1609 6.2 5.7 13 9 115.1 73 88 1.2 2
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
101 Bret Engemann Brigham Young MWC 119 215 55.3 1334 6.2 5.1 6 8 109.2 38 -20 -0.5 1
102 Andrew Smith North Texas Sun Belt 82 174 47.1 1080 6.2 4.9 7 8 103.3 70 -60 -0.9 1
103 Tyler Gooch Tulsa WAC 190 348 54.6 2100 6.0 6.0 17 8 116.8 127 219 1.7 1
104 Casey Kelly New Mexico MWC 163 282 57.8 1667 5.9 5.9 13 6 118.4 108 229 2.1 6
105 Derrick Vickers Central Michigan MAC 175 320 54.7 1828 5.7 5.6 9 5 108.8 62 105 1.7 4
106 Kyle Matter Stanford Pac-10 116 214 54.2 1219 5.7 4.3 8 10 105.0 68 64 0.9 2
107 Mike McGann Temple Big East 173 353 49.0 1994 5.6 3.6 13 22 96.1 95 200 2.1 3
108 Zac Dahman Army CUSA 89 184 48.4 1039 5.6 4.0 5 9 95.0 24 -71 -3.0 0
109 Bill Whittemore Kansas Big 12 151 305 49.5 1666 5.5 5.3 11 6 103.4 137 549 4.0 11
110 Joshua Cribbs Kent State MAC 91 186 48.9 1014 5.5 2.5 4 14 86.8 137 1057 7.7 10
111 Hansell Bearden Troy Ind 125 288 43.4 1463 5.1 3.0 6 16 81.8 98 211 2.2 2
112 Randall Secky Buffalo MAC 204 421 48.5 2015 4.8 4.0 12 13 91.9 59 -153 -2.6 0
113 Tate Wallis Southern Methodist WAC 83 182 45.6 834 4.6 2.4 3 10 78.5 72 232 3.2 0