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2003 Passing Stats

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National Champions: Louisiana State (BCS, NFF, USA-ESPN), Southern California (AP, FWAA)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Jason White (Oklahoma)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Nick Saban (Louisiana State)

AP Preseason #1: Oklahoma ▪ AP Final #1: Southern California

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123 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 276 446 61.9 4356 9.8 10.5 31 7 163.7 81 43 0.5 12
2 Bradlee Van Pelt* Colorado State MWC 180 297 60.6 2845 9.6 8.9 19 13 153.4 170 909 5.3 10
3 Asad Abdul-Khaliq* Minnesota Big Ten 158 250 63.2 2401 9.6 10.1 17 5 162.3 88 370 4.2 4
4 Philip Rivers* North Carolina State ACC 348 483 72.0 4491 9.3 10.1 34 7 170.5 78 109 1.4 3
5 Stan Hill Marshall MAC 133 191 69.6 1767 9.3 9.2 15 7 165.9 30 21 0.7 2
6 Ben Roethlisberger* Miami (OH) MAC 342 495 69.1 4486 9.1 9.6 37 10 165.8 67 111 1.7 3
7 Bill Whittemore* Kansas Big 12 159 263 60.5 2385 9.1 9.4 18 6 154.7 127 534 4.2 10
8 Jim Sorgi* Wisconsin Big Ten 140 248 56.5 2251 9.1 8.8 17 9 148.1 67 -10 -0.1 2
9 Rod Rutherford* Pittsburgh Big East 247 413 59.8 3679 8.9 9.2 37 14 157.4 136 150 1.1 2
10 Buck Pierce New Mexico State Sun Belt 118 170 69.4 1510 8.9 8.1 7 6 150.6 87 277 3.2 8
11 Matt Leinart* Southern California Pac-10 255 402 63.4 3556 8.8 9.7 38 9 164.5 32 -62 -1.9 0
12 Stefan Lefors* Louisville CUSA 219 357 61.3 3145 8.8 8.5 17 10 145.5 71 405 5.7 3
13 Kevin Kolb* Houston CUSA 220 360 61.1 3131 8.7 9.3 25 6 153.8 139 346 2.5 7
14 Kelvin Kolb* Houston CUSA 220 360 61.1 3131 8.7 9.3 25 6 153.8 139 346 2.5 7
15 Ell Roberson* Kansas State Big 12 152 294 51.7 2545 8.7 8.5 24 12 143.2 227 975 4.3 15
16 Jason White* Oklahoma Big 12 278 451 61.6 3846 8.5 9.3 40 10 158.1 42 -150 -3.6 1
17 Scott McBrien* Maryland ACC 173 314 55.1 2672 8.5 8.9 19 6 142.7 82 259 3.2 6
18 Scott McBrien* Maryland ACC 173 314 55.1 2672 8.5 8.9 19 6 142.7 82 259 3.2 6
19 Brandon Hassell* Texas Christian CUSA 136 240 56.7 2039 8.5 7.8 10 8 135.1 120 369 3.1 5
20 Jonathan Drach Western Michigan MAC 118 176 67.0 1499 8.5 8.5 13 6 156.1 42 30 0.7 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Jon Drach Western Michigan MAC 118 176 67.0 1499 8.5 8.5 13 6 156.1 42 30 0.7 0
22 Charlie Frye Akron MAC 273 421 64.8 3549 8.4 8.5 22 9 148.6 111 288 2.6 7
23 Alex Smith* Utah MWC 173 266 65.0 2247 8.4 9.1 15 3 152.3 149 452 3.0 5
24 Brian Lindgren Idaho Sun Belt 147 246 59.8 2077 8.4 8.2 15 8 144.3 15 -42 -2.8 0
25 Bruce Gradkowski Toledo MAC 277 389 71.2 3210 8.3 8.9 29 7 161.5 91 504 5.5 1
26 Aaron Rodgers* California Pac-10 215 349 61.6 2903 8.3 8.8 19 5 146.6 86 210 2.4 5
27 Matt Jones* Arkansas SEC 132 230 57.4 1917 8.3 8.5 18 7 147.1 96 707 7.4 8
28 Eli Manning* Mississippi SEC 275 441 62.4 3600 8.2 8.5 29 10 148.1 48 -28 -0.6 3
29 B.J. Symons* Texas Tech Big 12 470 719 65.4 5833 8.1 8.2 52 22 151.3 79 143 1.8 5
30 Chris Rix* Florida State ACC 216 382 56.5 3107 8.1 7.8 23 13 137.9 89 130 1.5 5
31 Casey Kelly* New Mexico MWC 146 274 53.3 2223 8.1 7.7 14 9 131.7 110 231 2.1 1
32 Bryan Randall* Virginia Tech Big East 150 245 61.2 1996 8.1 7.5 15 10 141.7 82 404 4.9 5
33 Reggie McNeal Texas A&M Big 12 113 221 51.1 1782 8.1 7.4 8 7 124.5 127 370 2.9 4
34 Derek Anderson* Oregon State Pac-10 261 510 51.2 4058 8.0 6.8 24 24 124.1 57 -125 -2.2 4
35 Chad Munson Western Michigan MAC 150 266 56.4 2123 8.0 7.1 18 13 136.0 33 -85 -2.6 0
36 Rasheed Marshall* West Virginia Big East 109 215 50.7 1729 8.0 7.8 15 8 133.8 101 303 3.0 4
37 Chance Mock* Texas Big 12 100 183 54.6 1469 8.0 9.3 16 2 148.7 39 -17 -0.4 1
38 Matt Mauck* Louisiana State SEC 229 358 64.0 2825 7.9 7.7 28 14 148.2 79 97 1.2 1
39 Kellen Clemens* Oregon Pac-10 182 304 59.9 2400 7.9 7.7 18 9 139.8 78 108 1.4 2
40 Darrell Hackney Alabama-Birmingham CUSA 106 209 50.7 1659 7.9 7.5 9 6 125.9 38 45 1.2 1
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
41 Josh Harris* Bowling Green State MAC 325 494 65.8 3813 7.7 7.7 27 12 143.8 215 830 3.9 13
42 Charlie Whitehurst* Clemson ACC 288 465 61.9 3561 7.7 7.3 21 13 135.6 92 49 0.5 4
43 Jason Campbell* Auburn SEC 181 293 61.8 2267 7.7 7.2 10 8 132.6 73 -1 0.0 1
44 David Greene* Georgia SEC 264 438 60.3 3307 7.6 7.0 13 11 128.5 69 -180 -2.6 1
45 Joshua Haldi Northern Illinois MAC 199 336 59.2 2544 7.6 7.9 25 9 142.0 75 -65 -0.9 3
46 Josh Haldi Northern Illinois MAC 199 336 59.2 2544 7.6 7.9 25 9 142.0 75 -65 -0.9 3
47 Chris Leak* Florida SEC 190 320 59.4 2435 7.6 7.1 16 11 132.9 68 -53 -0.8 2
48 Luke McCown Louisiana Tech WAC 246 432 56.9 3246 7.5 6.9 19 14 128.1 71 -80 -1.1 1
49 Matt Kegel* Washington State Pac-10 218 394 55.3 2947 7.5 6.8 21 15 128.1 58 -49 -0.8 1
50 Dustin Almond* Southern Mississippi CUSA 121 251 48.2 1877 7.5 7.3 13 7 122.5 92 156 1.7 3
51 Josh Fields* Oklahoma State Big 12 184 338 54.4 2494 7.4 7.0 21 12 129.8 37 -54 -1.5 0
52 Dan Orlovsky Connecticut Ind 279 475 58.7 3485 7.3 7.4 33 14 137.4 30 -41 -1.4 0
53 John Navarre* Michigan Big Ten 270 456 59.2 3331 7.3 7.4 24 10 133.6 48 -91 -1.9 0
54 J.P. Losman Tulane CUSA 251 422 59.5 3077 7.3 7.4 33 14 139.9 77 80 1.0 2
55 Matt Schaub* Virginia ACC 281 403 69.7 2952 7.3 7.1 18 10 141.0 26 -23 -0.9 1
56 Joel Klatt Colorado Big 12 233 358 65.1 2614 7.3 7.2 21 10 140.2 68 -91 -1.3 1
57 Craig Krenzel* Ohio State Big Ten 153 278 55.0 2040 7.3 6.8 15 10 127.3 109 255 2.3 3
58 Danny Wimprine* Memphis CUSA 246 440 55.9 3174 7.2 6.9 22 13 127.1 40 -3 -0.1 4
59 Andrew Walter Arizona State Pac-10 221 421 52.5 3044 7.2 7.3 24 10 127.3 33 -125 -3.8 0
60 Casey Clausen* Tennessee SEC 233 412 56.6 2968 7.2 7.5 27 9 134.3 64 -45 -0.7 2
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
61 Jay Cutler Vanderbilt SEC 187 327 57.2 2347 7.2 6.5 18 13 127.7 115 299 2.6 1
62 Cory Randolph Wake Forest ACC 144 246 58.5 1773 7.2 6.0 8 10 121.7 94 404 4.3 5
63 Casey Bramlet Wyoming MWC 241 425 56.7 3037 7.1 7.2 22 9 129.6 98 -101 -1.0 3
64 Quinton Porter* Boston College Big East 140 250 56.0 1764 7.1 7.1 14 6 129.0 78 159 2.0 2
65 Timmy Chang* Hawaii WAC 353 601 58.7 4199 7.0 6.5 29 20 126.7 43 -60 -1.4 1
66 Jeff Smoker* Michigan State Big Ten 302 488 61.9 3395 7.0 6.5 21 14 128.8 63 -116 -1.8 3
67 Kyle Orton* Purdue Big Ten 251 414 60.6 2885 7.0 6.9 15 7 127.7 112 237 2.1 3
68 Andy Heiser Nevada WAC 164 326 50.3 2294 7.0 6.2 13 12 115.2 61 173 2.8 1
69 R.J. Anderson Syracuse Big East 186 310 60.0 2164 7.0 6.5 10 8 124.1 99 262 2.6 5
70 Scott Rislov San Jose State WAC 261 437 59.7 3016 6.9 7.2 18 5 129.0 53 -31 -0.6 0
71 Brock Berlin* Miami (FL) Big East 211 352 59.9 2419 6.9 5.4 12 17 119.3 32 -62 -1.9 0
72 Ryan Schneider Central Florida MAC 194 281 69.0 1949 6.9 5.5 13 15 131.9 17 -52 -3.1 0
73 Andrico Hines Middle Tennessee State Sun Belt 153 253 60.5 1742 6.9 6.9 7 3 125.1 107 315 2.9 6
74 Ryan Hart Rutgers Big East 234 398 58.8 2714 6.8 5.4 15 19 119.0 40 -176 -4.4 1
75 Brodie Croyle Alabama SEC 182 341 53.4 2303 6.8 6.0 16 13 118.0 72 8 0.1 0
76 Cody Pickett Washington Pac-10 257 454 56.6 3043 6.7 6.1 15 13 118.1 80 -61 -0.8 3
77 Travis Cox Utah State Sun Belt 235 415 56.6 2791 6.7 6.8 18 7 124.1 102 53 0.5 4
78 Joshua Cribbs Kent State MAC 178 364 48.9 2424 6.7 6.3 14 9 112.6 161 701 4.4 14
79 James Kilian* Tulsa WAC 188 331 56.8 2217 6.7 6.5 22 11 128.3 133 605 4.5 7
80 Talmadge Hill Ball State MAC 154 253 60.9 1691 6.7 6.6 13 6 129.2 90 268 3.0 2
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
81 Orlando Cruz Texas-El Paso WAC 103 203 50.7 1360 6.7 4.9 6 11 105.9 71 147 2.1 5
82 Darian Durant North Carolina ACC 234 389 60.2 2551 6.6 6.3 18 10 125.4 91 396 4.4 6
83 Jared Lorenzen Kentucky SEC 191 336 56.8 2221 6.6 6.5 16 8 123.3 89 75 0.8 5
84 Dondrial Pinkins South Carolina SEC 162 322 50.3 2127 6.6 6.0 10 9 110.5 95 254 2.7 5
85 Nathan Chandler* Iowa Big Ten 165 307 53.7 2040 6.6 6.4 18 10 122.4 89 138 1.6 6
86 Gino Guidugli Cincinnati CUSA 227 425 53.4 2704 6.4 6.0 14 10 113.0 76 166 2.2 0
87 Drew Olson* UCLA Pac-10 173 325 53.2 2067 6.4 5.7 10 9 111.3 74 -181 -2.4 1
88 Adam Hall San Diego State MWC 105 206 51.0 1320 6.4 4.9 5 9 104.1 31 -56 -1.8 1
89 Graham Gochneaur Marshall MAC 121 183 66.1 1163 6.4 4.7 7 10 121.2 54 264 4.9 2
90 Brett Basanez* Northwestern Big Ten 162 302 53.6 1916 6.3 4.8 4 12 103.4 128 219 1.7 2
91 Kris Heavner Arizona Pac-10 121 237 51.1 1501 6.3 4.2 8 15 102.7 31 33 1.1 0
92 Desmond Robinson East Carolina CUSA 133 201 66.2 1262 6.3 4.1 3 11 112.9 68 127 1.9 2
93 Jon Beutjer Illinois Big Ten 162 257 63.0 1597 6.2 5.4 10 9 121.1 22 -41 -1.9 0
94 Jon Beutjer Illinois Big Ten 162 257 63.0 1597 6.2 5.4 10 9 121.1 22 -41 -1.9 0
95 Aaron Karas Baylor Big 12 135 239 56.5 1481 6.2 5.0 10 11 113.1 59 -185 -3.1 0
96 Derrick Vickers Central Michigan MAC 118 216 54.6 1345 6.2 5.8 11 7 117.3 48 45 0.9 0
97 Kevin Fant Mississippi State SEC 186 351 53.0 2151 6.1 4.2 14 21 105.7 70 -149 -2.1 2
98 Matt LoVecchio Indiana Big Ten 155 291 53.3 1778 6.1 4.9 3 9 101.8 97 -7 -0.1 2
99 Matt Lovecchio Indiana Big Ten 155 291 53.3 1778 6.1 4.9 3 9 101.8 97 -7 -0.1 2
100 Matt Berry Brigham Young MWC 147 235 62.6 1445 6.1 4.1 7 14 112.1 43 -100 -2.3 2
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
101 Walter Washington Temple Big East 110 207 53.1 1265 6.1 5.6 8 6 111.4 156 579 3.7 6
102 Paul Pinegar* Fresno State WAC 174 294 59.2 1773 6.0 5.4 11 9 116.1 43 -18 -0.4 1
103 Mike McGann Temple Big East 123 235 52.3 1405 6.0 5.3 5 6 104.5 49 76 1.6 2
104 Steven Jyles Louisiana-Monroe Sun Belt 201 360 55.8 2112 5.9 5.1 14 12 111.3 62 59 1.0 1
105 Mike Schneider Duke ACC 97 208 46.6 1220 5.9 5.0 4 6 96.5 84 181 2.2 1
106 Jordan Palmer Texas-El Paso WAC 98 198 49.5 1168 5.9 3.7 7 13 97.6 67 110 1.6 3
107 Kurt Nantkes Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 167 323 51.7 1883 5.8 5.2 12 10 106.7 27 -135 -5.0 0
108 Jerry Babb Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt 146 259 56.4 1502 5.8 4.9 6 8 106.6 68 232 3.4 5
109 Austin Flynn Iowa State Big 12 99 212 46.7 1238 5.8 4.2 5 10 94.1 124 396 3.2 2
110 Reggie Ball* Georgia Tech ACC 181 350 51.7 1996 5.7 4.9 10 11 102.8 139 384 2.8 3
111 Brad Smith Missouri Big 12 194 320 60.6 1822 5.7 5.5 11 6 116.0 192 1310 6.8 17
112 Chris Lewis Stanford Pac-10 100 207 48.3 1178 5.7 4.5 8 9 100.2 44 -11 -0.3 2
113 Elliot Jacobs Arkansas State Sun Belt 145 273 53.1 1537 5.6 4.2 10 13 103.0 52 217 4.2 3
114 Zack Mills Penn State Big Ten 136 251 54.2 1404 5.6 5.2 6 5 105.1 63 124 2.0 1
115 Brady Quinn Notre Dame Ind 157 332 47.3 1831 5.5 4.0 9 15 93.5 48 25 0.5 0
116 Ronnie Banks South Florida CUSA 127 261 48.7 1448 5.5 4.8 8 8 99.2 41 -63 -1.5 0
117 Aaron Leak Troy Ind 110 259 42.5 1427 5.5 4.0 7 12 88.4 126 208 1.7 3
118 Aaron Leak Troy Ind 110 259 42.5 1427 5.5 4.0 7 12 88.4 126 208 1.7 3
119 Chinedu Okoro Eastern Michigan MAC 134 251 53.4 1360 5.4 3.9 6 11 98.0 47 -164 -3.5 2
120 Matt Dlugolecki San Diego State MWC 133 230 57.8 1248 5.4 4.2 4 8 102.2 17 -63 -3.7 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
121 Zac Dahman Army CUSA 230 436 52.8 2234 5.1 3.7 11 19 95.4 61 -180 -3.0 1
122 Michael Harrington Idaho Sun Belt 90 196 45.9 996 5.1 4.7 5 4 92.9 27 -44 -1.6 0
123 Trent Edwards Stanford Pac-10 77 170 45.3 750 4.4 2.5 4 9 79.5 25 -23 -0.9 1