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2008 Year Summary

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

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Sam Bradford (Oklahoma)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Nick Saban (Alabama)

AP Preseason #1: Georgia ▪ AP Final #1: Florida

Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Overall Bowls SRS Polls
Rk Conference Schs G W L Pct G W L Pct SRS SOS Pre Final Champion
1 Big 12 Conference 12 153 91 62 .595 7 4 3 .571 7.96 3.96 5 5 Oklahoma
2 Southeastern Conference 12 154 92 62 .597 8 6 2 .750 6.83 3.31 6 4 Florida
3 Atlantic Coast Conference 12 156 90 66 .577 10 4 6 .400 5.41 2.96 3 3 Virginia Tech
4 Big Ten Conference 11 139 77 62 .554 7 1 6 .143 4.22 1.84 4 4 Ohio State
Penn State
5 Pacific-10 Conference 10 126 64 62 .508 5 5 0 1.000 3.62 3.35 3 3 Southern California
6 Big East Conference 8 103 61 42 .592 6 4 2 .667 3.08 0.68 3 2 Cincinnati
7 Mountain West Conference 9 113 64 49 .566 5 3 2 .600 -0.80 -1.85 1 3 Utah
8 Independent 3 38 18 20 .474 2 1 1 .500 -2.06 -1.38 0 0
9 Conference USA 12 152 71 81 .467 6 4 2 .667 -4.29 -2.87 0 0 East Carolina
10 Western Athletic Conference 9 114 55 59 .482 5 1 4 .200 -4.93 -3.63 0 1 Boise State
11 Mid-American Conference 13 163 75 88 .460 5 0 5 .000 -5.85 -4.57 0 0 Buffalo
12 Sun Belt Conference 9 110 44 66 .400 2 1 1 .500 -8.68 -5.14 0 0 Troy

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 9/2 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Florida SEC 5 5 4 4 4 12 11 5 5 5 4 3 3 2 2 1 1
Utah MWC   22 22 20 17 15 14 14 12 10 10 8 8 8 7 7 2
Southern California Pac-10 3 1 1 1 1 9 8 6 6 7 7 6 6 5 5 5 3
Texas Big 12 11 10 8 7 7 5 5 1 1 1 5 4 4 4 3 3 4
Oklahoma Big 12 4 4 3 2 2 1 1 4 4 4 6 5 5 3 4 2 5
Alabama SEC 24 13 11 9 8 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 4 6
Texas Christian MWC         24       15 12 11 15 15 14 11 11 7
Penn State Big Ten 22 19 17 16 12 6 6 3 3 3 3 7 7 6 6 6 8
Ohio State Big Ten 2 3 5 13 14 14 12 12 10 13 12 10 10 10 10 10 9
Oregon Pac-10 21 18 16 17   23       23     24 19 16 15 10
Boise State WAC         19 17 15 15 13 11 9 9 9 9 9 9 11
Texas Tech Big 12 12 12 12 11 10 7 7 7 8 6 2 2 2 7 8 8 12
Georgia SEC 1 2 2 3 3 11 10 10 9 8 14 13 13 13 17 16 13
Mississippi SEC                           25 22 20 14
Virginia Tech ACC 17         20 18 17               21 15
Oklahoma State Big 12           21 17 8 7 9 8 11 11 11 14 13 16
Cincinnati Big East                       22 19 16 13 12 17
Oregon State Pac-10                       23 21 17 25 24 18
Missouri Big 12 6 6 6 5 6 4 3 11 16 14 13 12 12 12 19 25 19
Iowa Big Ten                                 20
Florida State ACC       24         24 16 24 20   23     21
Georgia Tech ACC                 21   22     18 15 14 22
West Virginia Big East 8 8 25 21             20           23
Michigan State Big Ten             23 20   22 18 18 17 22 21 19 24
Brigham Young MWC 16 15 18 14 11 8 9 9 18 17 17 16 16 20 20 17 25
School Conf Pre 9/2 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Arizona State Pac-10 15 15 15                            
Auburn SEC 10 9 9 10 15 13 20                    
Ball State MAC             25 24 20 18 16 14 14 15 12 23  
Boston College ACC                 23         20 18    
California Pac-10     23         25     21            
Clemson ACC 9     23 20                        
Connecticut Big East           24                      
East Carolina CUSA     14 15 23                        
Fresno State WAC   21 21 25 25 22                      
Illinois Big Ten 20 24 24 22 22                        
Kansas Big 12 14 14 13 19 18 16 16 16 19                
Louisiana State SEC 7 7 7 6 5 3 4 13 11 15 15 19 18        
Maryland ACC                   25 23   22        
Miami (FL) ACC                         23        
Minnesota Big Ten                 25 20              
North Carolina ACC             22 18   21 19 17 25        
Northwestern Big Ten                           24 24 22  
Pittsburgh Big East 25           24 23 17   25 21 20   23 18  
South Carolina SEC   24                   24          
South Florida Big East 19 17 19 12 13 10 19 19 14 24              
Tennessee SEC 18                                
Tulsa CUSA                 22 19   25          
UCLA Pac-10   23                              
Vanderbilt SEC         21 19 13 22                  
Wake Forest ACC 23 20 20 18 16 25 21 21                  
Wisconsin Big Ten 13 11 10 8 9 18                      

Year Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Colt McCoy* (Texas) 76.7
2. Chase Daniel* (Missouri) 72.9
3. Graham Harrell* (Texas Tech) 70.6
4. Kellen Moore* (Boise State) 69.4
5. Max Hall* (Brigham Young) 69.2
6. Brian Johnson* (Utah) 68.0
7. Sam Bradford* (Oklahoma) 67.9
8. Joe Ganz* (Nebraska) 67.9
9. Chase Holbrook (New Mexico State) 67.6
10. Case Keenum* (Houston) 67.4

Passing Yards

1. Graham Harrell* (Texas Tech) 5111
2. Case Keenum* (Houston) 5020
3. Sam Bradford* (Oklahoma) 4720
4. Chase Daniel* (Missouri) 4335
5. Chase Clement* (Rice) 4119
6. David Johnson* (Tulsa) 4059
7. Max Hall* (Brigham Young) 3957
8. Todd Reesing* (Kansas) 3888
9. Colt McCoy* (Texas) 3859
10. Tim Hiller* (Western Michigan) 3725

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. David Johnson* (Tulsa) 10.1
2. Sam Bradford* (Oklahoma) 9.8
3. Zac Robinson* (Oklahoma State) 9.8
4. Tim Tebow* (Florida) 9.2
5. Matthew Stafford* (Georgia) 9.0
6. Nate Davis* (Ball State) 9.0
7. Colt McCoy* (Texas) 8.9
8. Mark Sanchez* (Southern California) 8.8
9. Mike Teel* (Rutgers) 8.6
10. Kellen Moore* (Boise State) 8.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Sam Bradford* (Oklahoma) 11.1
2. Tim Tebow* (Florida) 10.6
3. David Johnson* (Tulsa) 10.4
4. Zac Robinson* (Oklahoma State) 9.9
5. Colt McCoy* (Texas) 9.7
6. Chase Clement* (Rice) 9.6
7. Mark Sanchez* (Southern California) 9.4
8. Nate Davis* (Ball State) 9.4
9. Case Keenum* (Houston) 9.2
10. Matthew Stafford* (Georgia) 9.2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Sam Bradford* (Oklahoma) 180.8
2. David Johnson* (Tulsa) 178.7
3. Colt McCoy* (Texas) 173.8
4. Tim Tebow* (Florida) 172.4
5. Zac Robinson* (Oklahoma State) 166.8
6. Mark Sanchez* (Southern California) 164.6
7. Chase Clement* (Rice) 163.9
8. Graham Harrell* (Texas Tech) 160.0
9. Case Keenum* (Houston) 159.9
10. Chase Daniel* (Missouri) 159.4

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Brennan Marion* (Tulsa) 25.9
2. T.Y. Hilton (Florida International) 24.7
3. Owen Spencer* (North Carolina State) 22.3
4. Tim Brown* (Rutgers) 20.9
5. Mike Wallace* (Mississippi) 20.1
6. Kris Adams (Texas-El Paso) 19.2
7. Mark Dell* (Michigan State) 18.9
8. Marko Mitchell* (Nevada) 18.7
9. Golden Tate* (Notre Dame) 18.6
10. Hakeem Nicks* (North Carolina) 18.0

Total Yards

1. Case Keenum* (Houston) 5241
2. Graham Harrell* (Texas Tech) 5096
3. Chase Clement* (Rice) 4812
4. Sam Bradford* (Oklahoma) 4767
5. Chase Daniel* (Missouri) 4616
6. Colt McCoy* (Texas) 4420
7. David Johnson* (Tulsa) 4245
8. Todd Reesing* (Kansas) 4112
9. Max Hall* (Brigham Young) 4072
10. Colin Kaepernick* (Nevada) 3979

Total Yards Per Play

1. Sam Bradford* (Oklahoma) 9.1
2. David Johnson* (Tulsa) 8.6
3. Nate Davis* (Ball State) 8.4
4. Matthew Stafford* (Georgia) 8.0
5. Mike Teel* (Rutgers) 8.0
6. Zac Robinson* (Oklahoma State) 7.9
7. Case Keenum* (Houston) 7.9
8. Kellen Moore* (Boise State) 7.8
9. Colt McCoy* (Texas) 7.8
10. Chase Daniel* (Missouri) 7.7

Field Goal Percentage

1. Graham Gano* (Florida State) 92.3
  Jason Smith* (Colorado State) 92.3
3. Louie Sakoda* (Utah) 91.7
4. Matt Bosher* (Miami (FL)) 90.0
5. Jason Bondzio* (Arizona) 87.5
6. Nathan Parseghian (Miami (OH)) 87.0
7. Trent Mossbrucker* (Iowa) 86.7
  Dave Teggart* (Connecticut) 86.7
9. Kai Forbath (UCLA) 86.4
  Matt Harmon* (Navy) 86.4

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. T.J. Conley (Idaho) 47.4
2. Ross Thevenot (Tulane) 45.8
3. Kyle Brotzman* (Boise State) 45.8
4. Justin Brantly (Texas A&M) 45.7
5. Chase Turner* (Houston) 45.5
6. Jacob Richardson (Miami (OH)) 45.4
7. Tim Masthay* (Kentucky) 45.2
8. Aaron Perez (UCLA) 45.2
9. Kevin Huber* (Cincinnati) 45.0
10. Pat McAfee* (West Virginia) 44.7