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2006 Passing Stats

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National Champion: Florida (AP, BCS, FWAA, NFF, USA)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Troy Smith (Ohio State)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Greg Schiano (Rutgers)

AP Preseason #1: Ohio State ▪ AP Final #1: Florida

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114 Players

Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
1 Colt Brennan* Hawaii WAC 406 559 72.6 5549 9.9 11.0 58 12 186.0 86 366 4.3 5
2 Brian Brohm* Louisville Big East 199 313 63.6 3049 9.7 10.0 16 5 159.1 47 45 1.0 0
3 John Beck* Brigham Young MWC 289 417 69.3 3885 9.3 10.0 32 8 169.1 50 -8 -0.2 6
4 JaMarcus Russell* Louisiana State SEC 232 342 67.8 3129 9.1 9.7 28 8 167.0 52 142 2.7 1
5 Jared Zabransky* Boise State WAC 191 288 66.3 2587 9.0 9.3 23 8 162.6 98 197 2.0 6
6 Tyler Palko Pittsburgh Big East 220 322 68.3 2871 8.9 9.2 25 9 163.2 66 77 1.2 2
7 Blake Mitchell* South Carolina SEC 135 202 66.8 1789 8.9 8.5 10 6 151.6 25 47 1.9 1
8 Kevin Kolb* Houston CUSA 292 432 67.6 3809 8.8 9.8 30 4 162.7 111 154 1.4 4
9 Erik Ainge* Tennessee SEC 233 348 67.0 2989 8.6 8.5 19 9 151.9 26 -102 -3.9 1
10 Bobby Reid* Oklahoma State Big 12 148 267 55.4 2266 8.5 8.4 24 11 148.1 119 500 4.2 5
11 Jordan Palmer Texas-El Paso CUSA 282 429 65.7 3595 8.4 8.1 26 14 149.6 47 -86 -1.8 1
12 Andre Woodson* Kentucky SEC 264 419 63.0 3515 8.4 9.1 31 7 154.5 70 -137 -2.0 1
13 Adam Tafralis* San Jose State WAC 181 276 65.6 2284 8.3 8.7 21 7 155.1 90 224 2.5 2
14 Chase Holbrook New Mexico State WAC 396 566 70.0 4619 8.2 8.6 34 9 155.2 80 -78 -1.0 4
15 Zac Taylor* Nebraska Big 12 233 391 59.6 3197 8.2 8.6 26 8 146.1 60 -32 -0.5 1
16 Zac Taylor* Nebraska Big 12 233 391 59.6 3197 8.2 8.6 26 8 146.1 60 -32 -0.5 1
17 Troy Smith* Ohio State Big Ten 203 311 65.3 2542 8.2 9.2 30 6 161.9 72 204 2.8 1
18 John Stocco* Wisconsin Big Ten 158 268 59.0 2185 8.2 8.4 17 6 143.9 48 -79 -1.6 1
19 Chris Leak* Florida SEC 232 365 63.6 2942 8.1 7.7 23 13 144.9 77 30 0.4 3
20 Matt Grothe* South Florida Big East 202 317 63.7 2576 8.1 7.1 15 14 138.8 178 622 3.5 9
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Colt McCoy* Texas Big 12 217 318 68.2 2570 8.1 8.9 29 7 161.8 68 170 2.5 2
22 Brandon Cox* Auburn SEC 163 271 60.1 2198 8.1 7.6 14 9 138.7 51 -177 -3.5 1
23 Nate Davis Ball State MAC 150 245 61.2 1975 8.1 8.1 18 8 146.7 29 -48 -1.7 0
24 Matt Moore* Oregon State Pac-10 229 378 60.6 3022 8.0 8.1 18 7 139.7 77 -11 -0.1 5
25 Nate Longshore* California Pac-10 227 377 60.2 3021 8.0 7.7 24 13 141.6 28 -47 -1.7 3
26 Bryan Cupito* Minnesota Big Ten 214 359 59.6 2819 7.9 7.9 22 9 140.8 37 -69 -1.9 0
27 Paul Thompson* Oklahoma Big 12 204 336 60.7 2667 7.9 7.8 22 11 142.4 71 151 2.1 3
28 Riley Skinner* Wake Forest ACC 171 260 65.8 2051 7.9 7.7 9 5 139.6 52 -71 -1.4 0
29 Chase Daniel* Missouri Big 12 287 452 63.5 3527 7.8 8.0 28 10 145.1 147 379 2.6 4
30 Dan Lefevour* Central Michigan MAC 247 388 63.7 3031 7.8 8.0 26 10 146.2 132 521 3.9 7
31 Paul Smith* Tulsa CUSA 233 350 66.6 2727 7.8 7.5 15 9 141.0 101 288 2.9 8
32 Jeff Ballard* Texas Christian MWC 190 307 61.9 2394 7.8 7.9 13 5 138.1 110 423 3.8 8
33 John David Booty* Southern California Pac-10 269 436 61.7 3347 7.7 8.1 29 9 144.0 33 -53 -1.6 1
34 Will Proctor* Clemson ACC 183 304 60.2 2353 7.7 7.2 16 11 135.3 61 85 1.4 1
35 Julian Edelman Kent State MAC 134 242 55.4 1859 7.7 6.5 10 11 124.4 169 658 3.9 7
36 Rudy Carpenter* Arizona State Pac-10 184 332 55.4 2523 7.6 7.1 23 14 133.7 84 69 0.8 0
37 Chad Henne* Michigan Big Ten 203 328 61.9 2508 7.6 7.9 22 8 143.4 47 -83 -1.8 0
38 Justin Willis Southern Methodist CUSA 182 270 67.4 2047 7.6 8.5 26 6 158.4 132 354 2.7 3
39 Curtis Painter* Purdue Big Ten 315 530 59.4 3985 7.5 6.7 22 19 129.1 76 107 1.4 6
40 Drew Tate* Iowa Big Ten 207 352 58.8 2623 7.5 6.8 18 13 130.9 49 124 2.5 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
41 Graham Harrell* Texas Tech Big 12 412 617 66.8 4555 7.4 7.8 38 11 145.5 32 -66 -2.1 2
42 Brady Quinn* Notre Dame Ind 289 467 61.9 3426 7.3 8.2 37 7 146.7 82 71 0.9 2
43 Alex Brink Washington State Pac-10 241 396 60.9 2899 7.3 7.1 19 10 133.1 78 8 0.1 2
44 Stephen McGee* Texas A&M Big 12 194 313 62.0 2295 7.3 7.8 12 2 134.9 146 666 4.6 4
45 Sean Glennon* Virginia Tech ACC 170 302 56.3 2191 7.3 6.3 11 11 122.0 63 -81 -1.3 1
46 Dustin Grutza* Cincinnati Big East 137 225 60.9 1632 7.3 5.5 9 13 123.5 85 246 2.9 0
47 Brett Ratliff* Utah MWC 228 391 58.3 2796 7.2 7.3 23 9 133.2 98 260 2.7 1
48 Sam Hollenbach* Maryland ACC 203 328 61.9 2371 7.2 6.6 15 11 131.0 51 10 0.2 2
49 Mike Teel* Rutgers Big East 164 296 55.4 2135 7.2 6.0 12 13 120.6 13 -50 -3.8 0
50 Phil Horvath* Northern Illinois MAC 157 269 58.4 1932 7.2 6.5 11 9 125.5 31 -109 -3.5 0
51 Jeff Rowe* Nevada WAC 172 266 64.7 1907 7.2 7.1 17 8 140.0 93 208 2.2 4
52 Kinsmon Lancaster Louisiana-Monroe Sun Belt 142 250 56.8 1789 7.2 5.2 7 14 115.0 111 333 3.0 5
53 Bernard Morris Marshall CUSA 116 188 61.7 1346 7.2 5.1 8 12 123.1 82 324 4.0 2
54 John Parker Wilson* Alabama SEC 216 379 57.0 2707 7.1 6.9 17 10 126.5 82 83 1.0 0
55 Caleb Hanie Colorado State MWC 209 342 61.1 2427 7.1 6.2 11 12 124.3 108 55 0.5 4
56 Chris Nickson Vanderbilt SEC 160 292 54.8 2085 7.1 6.2 15 13 122.8 146 694 4.8 9
57 Michael Henig Mississippi State SEC 74 169 43.8 1201 7.1 5.5 7 9 106.5 18 18 1.0 0
58 Lester Ricard Tulane CUSA 229 400 57.3 2795 7.0 6.8 18 10 125.8 60 -112 -1.9 0
59 James Pinkney* East Carolina CUSA 232 397 58.4 2783 7.0 6.5 12 10 122.3 105 216 2.1 4
60 Luke Getsy Akron MAC 199 380 52.4 2662 7.0 6.7 18 11 121.1 58 -142 -2.4 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
61 Luke Getsy Akron MAC 199 380 52.4 2662 7.0 6.7 18 11 121.1 58 -142 -2.4 0
62 Isaiah Stanback Washington Pac-10 101 189 53.4 1325 7.0 7.4 10 3 126.6 85 350 4.1 4
63 Matt Ryan* Boston College ACC 263 427 61.6 2942 6.9 6.5 15 10 126.4 51 -35 -0.7 4
64 Adam Dimichele Temple Ind 135 220 61.4 1518 6.9 5.4 10 12 123.4 73 -184 -2.5 0
65 Martin Hankins Memphis CUSA 226 377 59.9 2550 6.8 6.2 18 13 125.6 33 -12 -0.4 0
66 Bret Meyer Iowa State Big 12 211 374 56.4 2546 6.8 6.0 12 12 117.8 137 177 1.3 6
67 Zac Champion Louisiana Tech WAC 190 364 52.2 2466 6.8 5.3 14 18 111.9 68 88 1.3 1
68 Mike Kokal Miami (OH) MAC 208 355 58.6 2419 6.8 6.6 14 8 124.3 136 277 2.0 3
69 Steven Wichman Idaho WAC 155 319 48.6 2158 6.8 5.3 8 14 104.9 52 33 0.6 1
70 Drew Weatherford* Florida State ACC 177 318 55.7 2154 6.8 6.0 12 11 118.1 57 -14 -0.2 1
71 Clint Marks* Middle Tennessee State Sun Belt 171 283 60.4 1917 6.8 5.9 8 9 120.3 52 -46 -0.9 1
72 Matthew Stafford* Georgia SEC 135 256 52.7 1749 6.8 5.1 7 13 109.0 47 191 4.1 3
73 Shawn Bell Baylor Big 12 241 383 62.9 2582 6.7 6.6 19 10 130.7 27 -137 -5.1 0
74 Dennis Dixon* Oregon Pac-10 197 322 61.2 2143 6.7 5.4 12 14 120.7 94 442 4.7 2
75 Drew Stanton Michigan State Big Ten 164 269 61.0 1807 6.7 5.9 12 10 124.7 110 445 4.0 5
76 Joe Dailey North Carolina ACC 112 195 57.4 1316 6.7 5.2 7 10 115.7 50 61 1.2 1
77 Josh Freeman* Kansas State Big 12 140 270 51.9 1780 6.6 4.5 6 15 103.5 54 -21 -0.4 2
78 Kyle Wright* Miami (FL) ACC 152 250 60.8 1655 6.6 6.0 8 7 121.4 49 -21 -0.4 0
79 Chris Nelson* New Mexico MWC 112 216 51.9 1435 6.6 6.5 12 6 120.4 40 -62 -1.6 1
80 Rusty Smith Florida Atlantic Sun Belt 108 194 55.7 1285 6.6 5.4 6 8 113.3 25 -110 -4.4 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
81 Chris Williams Alabama-Birmingham CUSA 95 168 56.5 1112 6.6 5.8 9 7 121.5 57 128 2.2 3
82 Patrick Cowan* UCLA Pac-10 145 276 52.5 1782 6.5 5.8 11 9 113.4 54 108 2.0 2
83 Kerry Meier Kansas Big 12 104 184 56.5 1193 6.5 5.5 13 10 123.4 99 344 3.5 5
84 Kellen Lewis Indiana Big Ten 190 346 54.9 2221 6.4 6.3 14 7 118.1 124 441 3.6 5
85 Chase Clement Rice CUSA 153 265 57.7 1707 6.4 7.2 21 5 134.2 107 481 4.5 4
86 Steven Moffett Central Florida CUSA 119 215 55.3 1385 6.4 6.1 8 5 117.1 31 -7 -0.2 0
87 Anthony Morelli* Penn State Big Ten 208 386 53.9 2424 6.3 5.9 11 8 111.9 39 -88 -2.3 0
88 Thaddeus Lewis Duke ACC 180 340 52.9 2134 6.3 4.8 11 16 106.9 99 -74 -0.7 1
89 Jeremy Young* Southern Mississippi CUSA 161 281 57.3 1769 6.3 6.2 12 6 120.0 81 224 2.8 4
90 Anthony Turner Bowling Green State MAC 144 252 57.1 1596 6.3 6.3 11 5 120.8 141 480 3.4 5
91 Willie Tuitama Arizona Pac-10 118 211 55.9 1335 6.3 5.7 7 6 114.3 35 -166 -4.7 0
92 Perry Patterson Syracuse Big East 158 300 52.7 1865 6.2 6.4 12 4 115.4 82 -174 -2.1 1
93 Karsten Sween Wyoming MWC 128 212 60.4 1304 6.2 5.3 9 8 118.5 55 -88 -1.6 2
94 Omar Haugabook* Troy Sun Belt 241 393 61.3 2401 6.1 5.2 21 17 121.6 140 313 2.2 5
95 Rocky Hinds Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 194 359 54.0 2148 6.0 4.8 8 13 104.4 49 -49 -1.0 1
96 Daniel Evans North Carolina State ACC 163 307 53.1 1843 6.0 4.8 6 11 102.8 37 -13 -0.4 0
97 Reggie Ball* Georgia Tech ACC 135 304 44.4 1820 6.0 5.2 20 14 107.2 122 354 2.9 2
98 Drew Willy Buffalo MAC 138 231 59.7 1391 6.0 5.4 6 6 113.7 68 -2 0.0 1
99 Corey Leonard Arkansas State Sun Belt 109 222 49.1 1321 6.0 5.0 8 8 103.8 116 331 2.9 2
100 Ryan Cubit* Western Michigan MAC 224 365 61.4 2138 5.9 5.1 16 13 117.9 34 -60 -1.8 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
101 Ryan Cubit* Western Michigan MAC 224 365 61.4 2138 5.9 5.1 16 13 117.9 34 -60 -1.8 0
102 Jerry Babb Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt 140 262 53.4 1535 5.9 4.1 9 14 103.3 104 359 3.5 6
103 Brent Schaeffer Mississippi SEC 115 244 47.1 1442 5.9 4.8 9 10 100.7 94 100 1.1 1
104 Bernard Jackson Colorado Big 12 108 219 49.3 1298 5.9 5.1 7 7 103.3 155 677 4.4 7
105 Juice Williams Illinois Big Ten 103 261 39.5 1489 5.7 4.8 9 9 91.9 154 576 3.7 2
106 Isiah Williams Illinois Big Ten 103 261 39.5 1489 5.7 4.8 9 9 91.9 154 576 3.7 2
107 Clint Cochran Toledo MAC 96 169 56.8 960 5.7 5.3 6 4 111.5 22 -94 -4.3 1
108 Tom Brandstater Fresno State WAC 146 268 54.5 1490 5.6 4.2 13 14 106.7 32 86 2.7 1
109 Andy Schmitt Eastern Michigan MAC 131 213 61.5 1182 5.5 4.5 2 6 105.6 107 461 4.3 4
110 Austen Everson* Ohio MAC 137 253 54.2 1356 5.4 4.5 7 8 102.0 104 357 3.4 2
111 Jameel Sewell Virginia ACC 143 247 57.9 1342 5.4 4.7 5 6 105.4 95 200 2.1 4
112 Josh Padrick Florida International Sun Belt 213 388 54.9 2014 5.2 3.8 5 14 95.5 57 -146 -2.6 0
113 David Pevoto Army Ind 106 193 54.9 1012 5.2 2.6 6 14 94.7 36 14 0.4 1
114 Aaron Opelt Toledo MAC 102 188 54.3 875 4.7 4.1 6 5 98.6 80 261 3.3 4