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2012 Passing Stats

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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

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122 Players

Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
1 Aaron Murray* Georgia SEC 249 386 64.5 3893 10.1 10.8 36 10 174.8 59 -68 -1.2 3
2 Nick Florence* Baylor Big 12 286 464 61.6 4309 9.3 9.4 33 13 157.5 139 568 4.1 10
3 David Fales* San Jose State WAC 327 451 72.5 4193 9.3 9.9 33 9 170.8 42 -139 -3.3 0
4 A.J. McCarron* Alabama SEC 211 314 67.2 2933 9.3 10.8 30 3 175.3 49 4 0.1 1
5 Tajh Boyd* Clemson ACC 287 427 67.2 3896 9.1 9.4 36 13 165.6 186 514 2.8 10
6 Terrence Broadway* Louisiana-Lafayette Sun Belt 206 315 65.4 2847 9.0 8.8 17 9 153.4 119 769 6.5 9
7 Teddy Bridgewater* Louisville Big East 287 419 68.5 3718 8.9 9.3 27 8 160.5 74 26 0.4 1
8 E.J. Manuel* Florida State ACC 263 387 68.0 3397 8.8 8.8 23 10 156.1 103 310 3.0 4
9 Collin Klein* Kansas State Big 12 197 304 64.8 2641 8.7 8.4 16 9 149.2 207 920 4.4 23
10 Brett Smith Wyoming MWC 205 330 62.1 2837 8.6 9.4 27 6 157.7 114 248 2.2 6
11 Connor Shaw* South Carolina SEC 154 228 67.5 1956 8.6 8.7 17 7 158.1 131 435 3.3 3
12 Johnny Manziel* Texas A&M SEC 295 434 68.0 3706 8.5 8.8 26 9 155.3 201 1410 7.0 21
13 Matt Barkley* Southern California Pac-12 246 387 63.6 3273 8.5 8.6 36 15 157.6 25 -72 -2.9 0
14 Taylor Kelly* Arizona State Pac-12 241 359 67.1 3039 8.5 9.0 29 9 159.9 134 516 3.9 1
15 David Ash* Texas Big 12 214 318 67.3 2699 8.5 8.6 19 8 153.3 51 141 2.8 2
16 Tyler Wilson Arkansas SEC 249 401 62.1 3387 8.4 8.0 21 13 143.8 41 7 0.2 0
17 Tino Sunseri* Pittsburgh Big East 256 393 65.1 3288 8.4 9.1 21 3 151.5 68 -191 -2.8 1
18 Chuckie Keeton* Utah State WAC 275 407 67.6 3373 8.3 8.6 27 9 154.7 129 619 4.8 8
19 Ryan Aplin* Arkansas State Sun Belt 276 406 68.0 3342 8.2 9.0 24 4 154.7 104 438 4.2 6
20 Geno Smith* West Virginia Big 12 369 518 71.2 4205 8.1 9.2 42 6 163.9 66 151 2.3 2
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Bo Wallace* Mississippi SEC 235 368 63.9 2994 8.1 7.3 22 17 142.7 143 390 2.7 8
22 Jake Medlock Florida International Sun Belt 152 263 57.8 2127 8.1 8.7 13 2 140.5 87 236 2.7 3
23 Clint Chelf* Oklahoma State Big 12 119 197 60.4 1588 8.1 8.2 15 6 147.2 31 162 5.2 0
24 Derek Carr* Fresno State MWC 344 511 67.3 4104 8.0 8.9 37 7 155.9 66 1 0.0 0
25 Ryan Nassib* Syracuse Big East 294 471 62.4 3749 8.0 8.1 26 10 143.3 84 142 1.7 2
26 Tyler Bray Tennessee SEC 268 451 59.4 3612 8.0 8.3 34 12 146.3 15 -34 -2.3 0
27 Bryn Renner North Carolina ACC 276 422 65.4 3356 8.0 8.5 28 7 150.8 61 38 0.6 1
28 Jordan Lynch* Northern Illinois MAC 237 394 60.2 3138 8.0 8.5 25 6 144.9 294 1815 6.2 19
29 Corey Robinson Troy Sun Belt 257 389 66.1 3121 8.0 7.6 12 9 139.0 21 -47 -2.2 1
30 Marcus Mariota* Oregon Pac-12 230 336 68.5 2677 8.0 9.1 32 6 163.2 106 752 7.1 5
31 Jordan Rodgers* Vanderbilt SEC 191 319 59.9 2539 8.0 8.2 15 5 139.1 91 71 0.8 2
32 Kawaun Jakes* Western Kentucky Sun Belt 200 312 64.1 2488 8.0 7.8 22 11 147.3 66 58 0.9 3
33 Braxton Miller Ohio State Big Ten 148 254 58.3 2039 8.0 8.1 15 6 140.5 227 1271 5.6 13
34 Cody Vaz* Oregon State Pac-12 109 185 58.9 1480 8.0 8.5 11 3 142.5 28 -176 -6.3 0
35 Colby Cameron Louisiana Tech WAC 359 522 68.8 4147 7.9 8.7 31 5 153.2 61 177 2.9 4
36 Stephen Morris Miami (FL) ACC 245 421 58.2 3345 7.9 8.2 21 7 138.1 51 70 1.4 1
37 Sean Mannion* Oregon State Pac-12 200 309 64.7 2446 7.9 7.0 15 13 138.8 18 -85 -4.7 0
38 Perry Hills Maryland ACC 97 169 57.4 1336 7.9 7.0 8 7 131.1 70 -14 -0.2 3
39 Seth Doege* Texas Tech Big 12 380 541 70.2 4205 7.8 7.9 39 16 153.4 48 59 1.2 2
40 Brett Hundley* UCLA Pac-12 318 478 66.5 3740 7.8 8.0 29 11 147.7 160 355 2.2 9
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
41 Ryan Radcliff* Central Michigan MAC 242 407 59.5 3163 7.8 7.9 23 9 139.0 29 -32 -1.1 0
42 Taylor Martinez* Nebraska Big Ten 228 368 62.0 2871 7.8 7.6 23 12 141.6 195 1019 5.2 10
43 Landry Jones* Oklahoma Big 12 367 555 66.1 4267 7.7 7.9 30 11 144.6 14 -110 -7.9 0
44 Blake Bortles* Central Florida CUSA 251 399 62.9 3059 7.7 8.1 25 7 144.5 87 285 3.3 8
45 Tyler Tettleton* Ohio MAC 228 367 62.1 2844 7.7 8.2 18 4 141.2 120 244 2.0 4
46 Terrance Owens* Toledo MAC 215 350 61.4 2707 7.7 7.5 14 8 135.0 101 395 3.9 5
47 Logan Kilgore Middle Tennessee State Sun Belt 212 335 63.3 2571 7.7 7.8 16 6 139.9 22 72 3.3 1
48 Cody Fajardo* Nevada MWC 246 367 67.0 2786 7.6 7.6 20 9 143.9 190 1121 5.9 12
49 Everett Golson* Notre Dame Ind 187 318 58.8 2405 7.6 7.5 12 6 131.0 94 298 3.2 6
50 Shane Carden* East Carolina CUSA 273 413 66.1 3116 7.5 7.6 23 10 143.0 85 74 0.9 8
51 Austin Brown Alabama-Birmingham CUSA 205 355 57.7 2673 7.5 6.9 15 12 128.2 62 -237 -3.8 0
52 Zach Maynard California Pac-12 180 296 60.8 2214 7.5 6.8 12 10 130.3 98 38 0.4 3
53 Munchie Legaux* Cincinnati Big East 120 230 52.2 1716 7.5 6.8 13 9 125.7 55 335 6.1 4
54 Tyler Russell* Mississippi State SEC 231 394 58.6 2897 7.4 7.4 24 10 135.4 43 -5 -0.1 2
55 Joe Southwick* Boise State MWC 248 371 66.8 2730 7.4 7.5 19 7 141.8 46 121 2.6 0
56 Chandler Whitmer Connecticut Big East 208 361 57.6 2664 7.4 5.9 9 16 119.0 63 -161 -2.6 0
57 Zach Mettenberger* Louisiana State SEC 207 352 58.8 2609 7.4 7.2 12 7 128.3 47 -208 -4.4 0
58 Eric Soza Texas-San Antonio WAC 166 282 58.9 2085 7.4 8.3 20 3 142.2 67 364 5.4 6
59 Matt Scott* Arizona Pac-12 301 499 60.3 3620 7.3 7.1 27 14 133.5 113 506 4.5 6
60 Zac Dysert Miami (OH) MAC 302 480 62.9 3483 7.3 7.2 25 12 136.1 108 265 2.5 2
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
61 Matt McGloin Penn State Big Ten 270 446 60.5 3271 7.3 7.9 24 5 137.7 59 -51 -0.9 5
62 Rakeem Cato Marshall CUSA 406 584 69.5 4201 7.2 7.6 37 11 147.1 57 31 0.5 1
63 Andrew Manley New Mexico State WAC 207 384 53.9 2764 7.2 6.8 18 11 124.1 64 -194 -3.0 2
64 B.J. Daniels South Florida Big East 165 290 56.9 2075 7.2 6.6 14 10 126.0 104 434 4.2 5
65 Michael Rocco Virginia ACC 161 266 60.5 1917 7.2 6.5 13 10 129.7 35 78 2.2 0
66 Mike Glennon* North Carolina State ACC 330 564 58.5 4031 7.1 6.9 31 17 130.7 56 -164 -2.9 2
67 Sean Renfree* Duke ACC 297 441 67.3 3113 7.1 6.9 19 10 136.3 38 -50 -1.3 1
68 Kolton Browning* Louisiana-Monroe Sun Belt 273 428 63.8 3049 7.1 7.4 29 10 141.3 146 488 3.3 7
69 Derek Thompson North Texas Sun Belt 214 372 57.5 2629 7.1 6.1 14 14 121.8 39 26 0.7 2
70 Shaun Rutherford Texas State WAC 193 299 64.5 2137 7.1 7.4 15 5 137.8 168 597 3.6 5
71 Tyler Benz Eastern Michigan MAC 114 212 53.8 1506 7.1 6.7 14 8 127.7 67 114 1.7 1
72 Ryan Griffin Tulane CUSA 245 394 62.2 2771 7.0 6.8 20 11 132.4 32 -127 -4.0 0
73 Trevone Boykin* Texas Christian Big 12 167 292 57.2 2054 7.0 6.5 15 10 126.4 127 417 3.3 3
74 Tyler Van Tubbergen Western Michigan MAC 159 261 60.9 1825 7.0 6.2 15 11 130.2 40 97 2.4 3
75 Tyler Vantubbergen Western Michigan MAC 159 261 60.9 1825 7.0 6.2 15 11 130.2 40 97 2.4 3
76 Josh Nunes* Stanford Pac-12 124 235 52.8 1643 7.0 6.5 10 7 119.6 27 74 2.7 3
77 Logan Thomas* Virginia Tech ACC 220 429 51.3 2976 6.9 6.1 18 16 115.9 174 524 3.0 9
78 Graham Wilbert Florida Atlantic Sun Belt 261 405 64.4 2814 6.9 7.2 18 6 134.5 64 58 0.9 2
79 Gary Nova* Rutgers Big East 221 388 57.0 2695 6.9 6.2 22 16 125.8 22 -44 -2.0 0
80 Jacob Karam Memphis CUSA 176 274 64.2 1895 6.9 7.4 14 3 137.0 101 221 2.2 1
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
81 Robert Marve* Purdue Big Ten 166 253 65.6 1734 6.9 7.2 15 5 138.8 40 6 0.2 0
82 Taylor McHargue* Rice CUSA 194 325 59.7 2209 6.8 6.8 12 5 125.9 164 667 4.1 11
83 Keith Wenning* Ball State MAC 301 460 65.4 3095 6.7 6.8 24 10 134.8 56 105 1.9 3
84 Cameron Coffman Indiana Big Ten 247 407 60.7 2734 6.7 6.2 15 11 123.9 37 -1 0.0 1
85 Nick Lamaison Texas-El Paso CUSA 126 252 50.0 1686 6.7 6.0 12 9 114.8 55 69 1.3 0
86 Alex Carder Western Michigan MAC 145 248 58.5 1652 6.7 5.9 13 10 123.7 40 88 2.2 0
87 Jeff Driskel* Florida SEC 156 245 63.7 1646 6.7 6.8 12 5 132.2 118 413 3.5 4
88 James Franklin Missouri SEC 139 234 59.4 1562 6.7 6.2 10 7 123.6 88 122 1.4 0
89 Chase Rettig Boston College ACC 253 467 54.2 3060 6.6 6.0 17 13 115.7 54 -169 -3.1 0
90 Dalton Williams Akron MAC 326 522 62.5 3387 6.5 6.1 25 16 126.6 29 -125 -4.3 0
91 David Piland Houston CUSA 256 448 57.1 2929 6.5 6.0 16 12 118.5 45 190 4.2 2
92 Riley Nelson* Brigham Young Ind 181 308 58.8 2011 6.5 5.5 13 13 119.1 86 196 2.3 1
93 Riley Nelson* Brigham Young Ind 181 308 58.8 2011 6.5 5.5 13 13 119.1 86 196 2.3 1
94 Connor Halliday Washington State Pac-12 152 291 52.2 1878 6.5 5.5 15 13 114.5 27 -156 -5.8 0
95 Travis Wilson Utah Pac-12 128 204 62.7 1311 6.4 5.8 7 6 122.2 64 40 0.6 4
96 Keith Price* Washington Pac-12 263 432 60.9 2728 6.3 5.8 19 13 122.4 69 -34 -0.5 2
97 Matt Schilz* Bowling Green State MAC 228 413 55.2 2585 6.3 5.6 14 12 113.2 32 -9 -0.3 1
98 Jeff Tuel Washington State Pac-12 211 332 63.6 2087 6.3 5.7 8 8 119.5 55 -115 -2.1 0
99 Cody Green* Tulsa CUSA 228 419 54.4 2592 6.2 5.8 17 11 114.5 78 283 3.6 4
100 Cody Green* Tulsa CUSA 228 419 54.4 2592 6.2 5.8 17 11 114.5 78 283 3.6 4
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
101 Ross Metheny South Alabama Sun Belt 189 345 54.8 2148 6.2 5.4 12 12 111.6 99 141 1.4 1
102 Ross Metheny South Alabama Sun Belt 189 345 54.8 2148 6.2 5.4 12 12 111.6 99 141 1.4 1
103 Phillip Sims Virginia ACC 114 203 56.2 1263 6.2 6.2 9 4 119.1 34 18 0.5 2
104 Phillip Sims Virginia ACC 114 203 56.2 1263 6.2 6.2 9 4 119.1 34 18 0.5 2
105 Spencer Keith* Kent State MAC 183 333 55.0 2021 6.1 5.4 12 10 111.8 72 196 2.7 5
106 Dominique Blackman Idaho WAC 167 265 63.0 1620 6.1 4.6 9 13 115.8 25 -42 -1.7 1
107 Dayne Crist Kansas Big 12 103 216 47.7 1313 6.1 4.6 4 9 96.5 27 -66 -2.4 0
108 Caleb Terbush* Purdue Big Ten 108 189 57.1 1150 6.1 5.4 12 8 120.7 49 63 1.3 2
109 Nick Sherry Nevada-Las Vegas MWC 226 426 53.1 2544 6.0 4.9 16 17 107.6 45 -46 -1.0 1
110 Steele Jantz* Iowa State Big 12 167 269 62.1 1603 6.0 4.9 13 12 119.2 92 216 2.3 1
111 Trevor Siemian* Northwestern Big Ten 128 218 58.7 1312 6.0 5.9 6 3 115.6 21 48 2.3 1
112 Alex Zordich Buffalo MAC 106 208 51.0 1254 6.0 5.4 9 7 109.2 100 500 5.0 1
113 Corbin Berkstresser Missouri SEC 88 177 49.7 1059 6.0 4.8 5 7 101.4 53 56 1.1 3
114 Garrett Gilbert* Southern Methodist CUSA 268 506 53.0 2932 5.8 5.1 15 15 105.5 94 346 3.7 8
115 Andrew Maxwell* Michigan State Big Ten 234 446 52.5 2606 5.8 5.5 13 9 107.1 37 -106 -2.9 0
116 James Vandenberg Iowa Big Ten 223 389 57.3 2249 5.8 5.2 7 8 107.7 63 16 0.3 4
117 Chris Coyer Temple Big East 84 164 51.2 946 5.8 5.6 8 4 110.9 111 444 4.0 2
118 Tanner Price Wake Forest ACC 228 410 55.6 2300 5.6 5.4 12 7 109.0 77 -26 -0.3 2
119 Sean Schroeder Hawaii MWC 175 344 50.9 1878 5.5 4.5 11 12 100.3 54 -169 -3.1 1
120 Nathan Scheelhaase Illinois Big Ten 149 246 60.6 1361 5.5 4.4 4 8 105.9 125 303 2.4 4
Passing Rushing
Rk Player School Conf Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
121 Jordan Webb Colorado Pac-12 144 265 54.3 1434 5.4 4.7 8 8 103.7 64 -135 -2.1 2
122 Mike Wegzyn Massachusetts MAC 182 346 52.6 1825 5.3 4.3 6 10 96.8 93 141 1.5 2