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2012 Leaders

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

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Brian Kelly (Notre Dame)

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

Year Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. David Fales* (San Jose State) 72.5
2. Geno Smith* (West Virginia) 71.2
3. Seth Doege* (Texas Tech) 70.2
4. Rakeem Cato (Marshall) 69.5
5. Colby Cameron (Louisiana Tech) 68.8
6. Teddy Bridgewater* (Louisville) 68.5
7. Marcus Mariota* (Oregon) 68.5
8. Ryan Aplin* (Arkansas State) 68.0
9. Johnny Manziel* (Texas A&M) 68.0
10. E.J. Manuel* (Florida State) 68.0
11. Chuckie Keeton* (Utah State) 67.6
12. Connor Shaw* (South Carolina) 67.5
13. Sean Renfree* (Duke) 67.3
14. Derek Carr* (Fresno State) 67.3
15. David Ash* (Texas) 67.3
16. Tajh Boyd* (Clemson) 67.2
17. A.J. McCarron* (Alabama) 67.2
18. Taylor Kelly* (Arizona State) 67.1
19. Cody Fajardo* (Nevada) 67.0
20. Joe Southwick* (Boise State) 66.8

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. A.J. McCarron* (Alabama) 175.3
2. Aaron Murray* (Georgia) 174.8
3. David Fales* (San Jose State) 170.8
4. Tajh Boyd* (Clemson) 165.6
5. Geno Smith* (West Virginia) 163.9
6. Marcus Mariota* (Oregon) 163.2
7. Teddy Bridgewater* (Louisville) 160.5
8. Taylor Kelly* (Arizona State) 159.9
9. Connor Shaw* (South Carolina) 158.1
10. Brett Smith (Wyoming) 157.7
11. Matt Barkley* (Southern California) 157.6
12. Nick Florence* (Baylor) 157.5
13. E.J. Manuel* (Florida State) 156.1
14. Derek Carr* (Fresno State) 155.9
15. Johnny Manziel* (Texas A&M) 155.3
16. Ryan Aplin* (Arkansas State) 154.7
17. Chuckie Keeton* (Utah State) 154.7
18. Terrence Broadway* (Louisiana-Lafayette) 153.4
19. Seth Doege* (Texas Tech) 153.4
20. David Ash* (Texas) 153.3

Field Goal Percentage

1. Michael Hunnicutt* (Oklahoma) 81.0
2. Dan Grochowski (Army) 62.5

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. J. Schroeder (Western Michigan) 40.8

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Andy Erickson (Texas State) 16.7
2. Justin Brown* (Oklahoma) 13.6
3. D.J. Banks (Louisiana Tech) 6.0

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. D.J. Banks (Louisiana Tech) 26.8
2. Lance Ray* (East Carolina) 22.3
3. Jerry Booboo Gates* (Bowling Green State) 19.4

Fumbles Forced

1. Josh Shirley* (Washington) 6
2. Adam Davis* (Kansas State) 4
  Andrew Wilson (Missouri) 4
  Will Pericak (Colorado) 4
  Andy Jennings* (Fresno State) 4
  Khalil Mack (Buffalo) 4
  Alex Okafor* (Texas) 4
  Andrew Jackson* (Western Kentucky) 4
  Eddie Porter* (Arkansas State) 4
  Jake Ryan* (Michigan) 4
  Kenny Brown (Nevada-Las Vegas) 4
  Malliciah Goodman* (Clemson) 4
  Jamie Collins (Southern Mississippi) 4
  Jared Williams* (Rice) 4
15. E.J. Dunston* (Central Florida) 3
  Maurice Falls* (East Carolina) 3
  Deion Barnes (Penn State) 3
  Stephon Tuitt* (Notre Dame) 3
  Mitch Huelsing (Memphis) 3
  Deon Bush (Miami (FL)) 3
  Lenny Jones* (Nevada) 3
  Troy Davis* (Central Florida) 3
  Adrian Hubbard* (Alabama) 3
  Dion Jordan* (Oregon) 3
  Benson Mayowa (Idaho) 3
  David Gilbert* (Wisconsin) 3
  Chris Pickett (Troy) 3
  Jake Fischer* (Arizona) 3
  Roosevelt Nix* (Kent State) 3
  Siaosi Hala'Api'Api (Wyoming) 3
  Will Sutton* (Arizona State) 3
  Travis Johnson* (San Jose State) 3
  Quanterus Smith* (Western Kentucky) 3
  Reginald Bowens* (South Carolina) 3
  Austin Niklas* (Air Force) 3
  Chris Borland* (Wisconsin) 3
  Jared St. John* (Tulsa) 3
  Cole Farrand (Maryland) 3
  Nate D. Smith (Temple) 3
  Sheldon Richardson (Missouri) 3
  Jadeveon Clowney* (South Carolina) 3
  Star Lotulelei (Utah) 3
  Damon Ogburn Jr.* (San Jose State) 3
  Justin Hamilton* (Louisiana-Lafayette) 3
  Shawn Jackson* (Tulsa) 3
  Paul Hazel (Western Michigan) 3
  Meshak Williams* (Kansas State) 3