2003 Leaders

Pass Completion Percentage
1. Philip Rivers* • North Carolina State 72.0
2. Bruce GradkowskiToledo 71.2
3. Matt Schaub* • Virginia 69.7
4. Stan HillMarshall 69.6
5. Buck PierceNew Mexico State 69.4
6. Ben Roethlisberger* • Miami (OH) 69.1
7. Ryan SchneiderCentral Florida 69.0
8. Jonathan DrachWestern Michigan 67.0
Jon DrachWestern Michigan 67.0
10. Desmond RobinsonEast Carolina 66.2
11. Graham GochneaurMarshall 66.1
12. Josh Harris* • Bowling Green State 65.8
13. B.J. Symons* • Texas Tech 65.4
14. Joel KlattColorado 65.1
15. Alex Smith* • Utah 65.0
16. Charlie FryeAkron 64.8
17. Matt Mauck* • Louisiana State 64.0
18. Matt Leinart* • Southern California 63.4
19. Asad Abdul-Khaliq* • Minnesota 63.2
20. Jon BeutjerIllinois 63.0
Jon BeutjerIllinois 63.0
Passing Yards
1. B.J. Symons* • Texas Tech 5833
2. Philip Rivers* • North Carolina State 4491
3. Ben Roethlisberger* • Miami (OH) 4486
4. Ryan Dinwiddie* • Boise State 4356
5. Timmy Chang* • Hawaii 4199
6. Derek Anderson* • Oregon State 4058
7. Jason White* • Oklahoma 3846
8. Josh Harris* • Bowling Green State 3813
9. Rod Rutherford* • Pittsburgh 3679
10. Eli Manning* • Mississippi 3600
11. Charlie Whitehurst* • Clemson 3561
12. Matt Leinart* • Southern California 3556
13. Charlie FryeAkron 3549
14. Dan OrlovskyConnecticut 3485
15. Jeff Smoker* • Michigan State 3395
16. John Navarre* • Michigan 3331
17. David Greene* • Georgia 3307
18. Luke McCownLouisiana Tech 3246
19. Bruce GradkowskiToledo 3210
20. Danny Wimprine* • Memphis 3174
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Ryan Dinwiddie* • Boise State 10.5
2. Asad Abdul-Khaliq* • Minnesota 10.1
3. Philip Rivers* • North Carolina State 10.1
4. Matt Leinart* • Southern California 9.7
5. Ben Roethlisberger* • Miami (OH) 9.6
6. Bill Whittemore* • Kansas 9.4
7. Kevin Kolb* • Houston 9.3
Kelvin Kolb* • Houston 9.3
9. Jason White* • Oklahoma 9.3
10. Chance Mock* • Texas 9.3
11. Rod Rutherford* • Pittsburgh 9.2
12. Stan HillMarshall 9.2
13. Alex Smith* • Utah 9.1
14. Bruce GradkowskiToledo 8.9
15. Bradlee Van Pelt* • Colorado State 8.9
16. Scott McBrien* • Maryland 8.9
Scott McBrien* • Maryland 8.9
18. Jim Sorgi* • Wisconsin 8.8
19. Aaron Rodgers* • California 8.8
20. Matt Jones* • Arkansas 8.5
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Philip Rivers* • North Carolina State 170.5
2. Stan HillMarshall 165.9
3. Ben Roethlisberger* • Miami (OH) 165.8
4. Matt Leinart* • Southern California 164.5
5. Ryan Dinwiddie* • Boise State 163.7
6. Asad Abdul-Khaliq* • Minnesota 162.3
7. Bruce GradkowskiToledo 161.5
8. Jason White* • Oklahoma 158.1
9. Rod Rutherford* • Pittsburgh 157.4
10. Jonathan DrachWestern Michigan 156.1
Jon DrachWestern Michigan 156.1
12. Bill Whittemore* • Kansas 154.7
13. Kevin Kolb* • Houston 153.8
Kelvin Kolb* • Houston 153.8
15. Bradlee Van Pelt* • Colorado State 153.4
16. Alex Smith* • Utah 152.3
17. B.J. Symons* • Texas Tech 151.3
18. Buck PierceNew Mexico State 150.6
19. Chance Mock* • Texas 148.7
20. Charlie FryeAkron 148.6
Rushing Yards
1. Darren Sproles* • Kansas State 1986
2. Derrick Knight* • Boston College 1721
3. Chris Perry* • Michigan 1674
4. Michael TurnerNorthern Illinois 1648
5. Kevin Jones* • Virginia Tech 1647
6. Patrick CobbsNorth Texas 1570
7. Steven Jackson* • Oregon State 1545
8. Anthony SherrellEastern Michigan 1531
9. Dontrell Moore* • New Mexico 1450
10. P.J. Daniels* • Georgia Tech 1447
11. DeAngelo Williams* • Memphis 1430
12. Jason Wright* • Northwestern 1388
13. Quincy Wilson* • West Virginia 1380
14. Shaud WilliamsAlabama 1367
15. Cedric Benson* • Texas 1360
16. Fred Russell* • Iowa 1355
17. Walter ReyesSyracuse 1347
18. Cedric Cobbs* • Arkansas 1320
19. Brad SmithMissouri 1310
20. Carnell Williams* • Auburn 1307
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Vince Young* • Texas 7.4
2. Matt Jones* • Arkansas 7.4
3. Thomas LottRice 7.3
4. Ciatrick Fason* • Florida 6.9
5. Laurence Maroney* • Minnesota 6.9
6. Brad SmithMissouri 6.8
7. Terry CaulleyConnecticut 6.8
8. Vernand Morency* • Oklahoma State 6.8
9. Ryan MoatsLouisiana Tech 6.5
10. Justin Vincent* • Louisiana State 6.5
11. Darren Sproles* • Kansas State 6.5
12. Decori Birmingham* • Arkansas 6.2
13. Noah Herron* • Northwestern 6.2
14. Tatum Bell* • Oklahoma State 6.0
15. Taurean Henderson* • Texas Tech 5.9
16. Kyle HermRice 5.9
17. DeAngelo Williams* • Memphis 5.9
18. Anthony Davis* • Wisconsin 5.9
19. Kevin Jones* • Virginia Tech 5.9
20. Cedric Cobbs* • Arkansas 5.8
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Lawrence Bady* • Boise State 25.0
2. Dwight Counter* • New Mexico 25.0
3. Chris Henry* • West Virginia 24.5
4. Mike Hass* • Oregon State 23.0
5. Brandon Middleton* • Houston 22.7
6. Johnny QuinnNorth Texas 21.8
7. Roddy WhiteAlabama-Birmingham 21.6
8. Jared Ellerson* • Minnesota 20.7
9. Scott MayleOhio 20.6
10. Craphonso Thorpe* • Florida State 19.5
11. James Terry* • Kansas State 19.2
12. Mark Simmons* • Kansas 19.2
13. Richard Smith* • Arkansas 19.1
14. Darrell DoweryKent State 19.1
15. Jerry Smith* • Boise State 19.0
16. Lee Evans* • Wisconsin 19.0
17. Greg JenningsWestern Michigan 18.8
18. Matthew ThomasSouth Carolina 18.4
19. Demetrius Williams* • Oregon 18.3
20. B.J. Johnson* • Texas 18.3
Total Plays
1. B.J. Symons* • Texas Tech 798
2. Josh Harris* • Bowling Green State 709
3. Timmy Chang* • Hawaii 644
4. Derek Anderson* • Oregon State 567
5. Ben Roethlisberger* • Miami (OH) 562
6. Philip Rivers* • North Carolina State 561
7. Charlie Whitehurst* • Clemson 557
8. Jeff Smoker* • Michigan State 551
9. Rod Rutherford* • Pittsburgh 549
10. Cody PickettWashington 534
11. Charlie FryeAkron 532
12. Ryan Dinwiddie* • Boise State 527
13. Kyle Orton* • Purdue 526
14. Joshua CribbsKent State 525
15. Casey BramletWyoming 523
16. Ell Roberson* • Kansas State 521
17. Travis CoxUtah State 517
18. Brad SmithMissouri 512
19. David Greene* • Georgia 507
20. Dan OrlovskyConnecticut 505
Total Yards
1. B.J. Symons* • Texas Tech 5976
2. Josh Harris* • Bowling Green State 4643
3. Philip Rivers* • North Carolina State 4600
4. Ben Roethlisberger* • Miami (OH) 4597
5. Ryan Dinwiddie* • Boise State 4399
6. Timmy Chang* • Hawaii 4139
7. Derek Anderson* • Oregon State 3933
8. Charlie FryeAkron 3837
9. Rod Rutherford* • Pittsburgh 3829
10. Bradlee Van Pelt* • Colorado State 3754
11. Bruce GradkowskiToledo 3714
12. Jason White* • Oklahoma 3696
13. Charlie Whitehurst* • Clemson 3610
14. Eli Manning* • Mississippi 3572
15. Stefan Lefors* • Louisville 3550
16. Ell Roberson* • Kansas State 3520
17. Matt Leinart* • Southern California 3494
18. Kevin Kolb* • Houston 3477
Kelvin Kolb* • Houston 3477
20. Dan OrlovskyConnecticut 3444
Total Yards Per Play
1. Ryan Dinwiddie* • Boise State 8.3
2. Stefan Lefors* • Louisville 8.3
3. Philip Rivers* • North Carolina State 8.2
4. Ben Roethlisberger* • Miami (OH) 8.2
5. Matt Leinart* • Southern California 8.1
6. Bradlee Van Pelt* • Colorado State 8.0
7. Bruce GradkowskiToledo 7.7
8. Jason White* • Oklahoma 7.5
9. B.J. Symons* • Texas Tech 7.5
10. Eli Manning* • Mississippi 7.3
11. Charlie FryeAkron 7.2
12. Aaron Rodgers* • California 7.2
13. Rod Rutherford* • Pittsburgh 7.0
14. Kevin Kolb* • Houston 7.0
Kelvin Kolb* • Houston 7.0
16. Derek Anderson* • Oregon State 6.9
17. Chris Rix* • Florida State 6.9
18. Dan OrlovskyConnecticut 6.8
19. Ell Roberson* • Kansas State 6.8
20. Danny Wimprine* • Memphis 6.6
Punting Yards
1. Chris Kluwe* • UCLA 3908
2. Daniel SepulvedaBaylor 3750
3. Eric JohnsonStanford 3687
4. Gary CookNevada-Las Vegas 3604
5. B.J. Sander* • Ohio State 3553
6. Matt PayneBrigham Young 3433
7. Andy Lee* • Pittsburgh 3399
8. Kyle Basler* • Washington State 3351
9. Luke Johnson* • Southern Mississippi 3326
10. Thomas OlmstedTroy 3304
11. Brent Slaton* • Purdue 3303
12. David RyskoEastern Michigan 3260
13. Tim ParkerArizona State 3252
14. Danny BaugherArizona 3238
15. David Bradley* • Iowa 3223
16. Mike Lingua* • Fresno State 3215
17. Adam AndersonWestern Michigan 3162
18. Joel StellyLouisiana-Monroe 3099
19. Jarod LittleArkansas State 3085
Bryce BenekosTexas-El Paso 3085
Punting Yards Per Punt
1. Tom Malone* • Southern California 49.0
2. Matt PraterCentral Florida 47.9
3. Brandon Fields* • Michigan State 46.4
4. Joel StellyLouisiana-Monroe 46.3
5. Jared ScruggsRice 45.9
6. Ryan PlackemeierWake Forest 45.6
7. Dustin Colquitt* • Tennessee 45.3
8. Kyle Larson* • Nebraska 45.1
9. Eric Wilbur* • Florida 44.8
10. Ryan DoughertyEast Carolina 44.5
11. Steve WeatherfordIllinois 44.5
12. Cody Ridgeway* • Mississippi 44.2
13. Andy Lee* • Pittsburgh 44.1
14. Bryce BenekosTexas-El Paso 44.1
15. Matt PayneBrigham Young 44.0
16. Adam AndersonWestern Michigan 43.9
17. Cort Moffitt* • Tulsa 43.7
Cort Moffitt* • Tulsa 43.7
19. Brandon HannumToledo 43.5
20. Chris BeckmanTulane 43.5
Punt Return Yards Per Return
1. Lance Frazier* • West Virginia 20.8
2. Skyler Green* • Louisiana State 18.5
3. Darrent Williams* • Oklahoma State 17.9
4. Ryne Robinson* • Miami (OH) 17.2
5. Antrel Rolle* • Miami (FL) 15.6
6. Marcus JamesMissouri 15.2
7. Mark Jones* • Tennessee 15.2
8. Gabe Lindsay* • Oklahoma State 15.1
9. Deangelo Hall* • Virginia Tech 14.8
10. Marion Barber III* • Minnesota 14.5
11. Jim Leonhard* • Wisconsin 13.8
12. Steve Breaston* • Michigan 13.8
13. Chris RoyalMarshall 13.7
14. Marvin Young* • Southern Mississippi 13.6
15. Matt CherryAkron 13.3
16. Corey BrazilLouisiana Tech 13.2
17. Charles Gordon* • Kansas 13.1
18. Nathan Vasher* • Texas 13.0
19. Lance MooreToledo 12.9
20. Dexter Wynn* • Colorado State 12.7
Kickoff Return Yards Per Return
1. J.R. ReedSouth Florida 31.7
Michael WaddellNorth Carolina 31.7
3. Robert QuirogaBaylor 31.4
4. Mike Imoh* • Virginia Tech 30.5
5. John Eubanks* • Southern Mississippi 29.4
6. Dexter Wynn* • Colorado State 29.0
7. Devin Hester* • Miami (FL) 28.7
8. Senterrio LandrumDuke 28.4
9. Kendrick StarlingSan Jose State 28.1
10. Charles EstesLouisiana-Monroe 27.4
11. Reggie Bush* • Southern California 27.3
12. Deandra Cobb* • Michigan State 27.2
13. Terrence MurphyTexas A&M 27.2
14. Jonas RutledgeSouthern Methodist 27.0
15. Maurice Drew* • UCLA 26.6
16. Chris Carr* • Boise State 26.3
17. Adam Jones* • West Virginia 26.3
Pac-Man Jones* • West Virginia 26.3
19. Ricky Wilson* • Houston 26.1
20. Mike MasonNorth Carolina 26.0
Kickoff Return Touchdowns
1. Deandra Cobb* • Michigan State 3
2. Maurice Drew* • UCLA 2
Robert QuirogaBaylor 2
Interception Return Yards
1. Alan ZemaitisPenn State 207
2. Jamaal BrimmerNevada-Las Vegas 186
3. Sean Taylor* • Miami (FL) 184
4. Keiwan Ratliff* • Florida 182
5. Gerald JonesSan Jose State 178
6. Eric Green* • Virginia Tech 166
7. Josh Bullocks* • Nebraska 154
8. Jason David* • Washington State 144
9. Almondo Curry* • Virginia 133
10. Darrent Williams* • Oklahoma State 130
11. Spencer Havner* • UCLA 127
Derrick Strait* • Oklahoma 127
Eric KingWake Forest 127
14. Lofa Tatupu* • Southern California 126
15. Odell Thurman* • Georgia 125
16. Leroy Smith* • Florida State 122
17. Jonathan BurkeArkansas State 120
18. T.J. WrightOhio 119
19. Nate AllenAir Force 117
20. Terna Nande* • Miami (OH) 114
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