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2014 Special Teams

Previous Year

National Champion: Ohio State (AP, CFP)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Marcus Mariota (Oregon)
Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award: Gary Patterson (Texas Christian)

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

Special Teams

Most values are per game averages
Kicking Punting Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk School G XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Air Force 13 3.5 3.6 97.9 1.5 7.9 4.7 204.8 43.6 2.6 54.5 20.9 0.0 1.1 5.5 5.1 0.0
2 Akron 12 2.7 2.8 97.0 1.1 5.9 5.6 233.8 41.9 2.7 52.2 19.6 0.0 1.6 6.3 3.9 0.0
3 Alabama 14 4.5 4.6 96.9 1.0 7.5 3.9 188.6 48.0 3.5 71.9 20.5 0.0 1.8 16.7 9.4 0.0
4 Alabama-Birmingham 12 3.9 4.0 97.9 1.1 7.2 5.1 216.7 42.6 3.9 110.3 28.1 0.3 2.6 26.0 10.1 0.0
5 Appalachian State 10 4.1 4.6 89.1 0.7 6.2 3.8 143.4 37.7 2.9 49.7 17.1 0.0 0.8 2.6 3.3 0.1
6 Arizona 14 4.1 4.1 100.0 1.4 8.4 5.7 260.8 45.6 2.7 58.4 21.5 0.1 1.2 12.4 10.2 0.1
7 Arizona State 13 4.1 4.2 96.4 1.8 9.4 5.2 213.4 41.4 1.8 42.7 24.1 0.0 1.2 4.2 3.7 0.0
8 Arkansas 13 4.0 4.2 96.3 0.7 6.1 4.5 181.8 40.1 1.8 47.5 25.7 0.1 1.7 15.8 9.4 0.0
9 Arkansas State 13 4.0 4.6 86.7 0.8 6.5 5.2 216.8 42.1 3.6 81.3 22.5 0.0 2.7 19.2 7.1 0.1
10 Army 12 3.0 3.2 94.7 0.6 4.8 3.7 144.3 39.3 3.2 54.9 17.3 0.0 1.3 5.4 4.1 0.0
11 Auburn 13 4.4 4.4 100.0 1.4 8.5 4.0 162.7 40.7 2.7 53.9 20.0 0.0 1.3 23.3 17.8 0.2
12 Ball State 12 2.9 3.0 97.2 2.1 9.2 5.4 225.7 41.7 3.7 85.2 23.2 0.0 0.8 5.0 6.7 0.0
13 Baylor 13 6.2 6.3 98.8 1.4 10.4 3.6 156.9 43.4 3.1 61.6 20.0 0.0 1.5 7.2 4.7 0.0
14 Boise State 14 4.9 5.1 95.8 1.1 8.3 4.9 203.2 41.8 4.3 80.4 18.8 0.0 2.1 20.4 9.9 0.1
15 Boston College 13 2.7 3.3 81.4 0.9 5.5 5.1 212.6 41.9 2.7 70.0 26.0 0.1 1.2 9.6 7.8 0.0
16 Bowling Green State 14 3.1 3.4 93.6 1.6 8.1 5.9 249.8 42.6 4.4 92.0 20.8 0.1 1.1 11.6 10.2 0.1
17 Brigham Young 13 4.8 4.8 98.4 0.9 7.5 5.3 239.2 45.1 3.8 74.2 19.7 0.1 2.3 17.2 7.5 0.0
18 Buffalo 11 3.7 4.0 93.2 0.5 5.4 4.5 185.2 40.7 4.2 79.9 19.1 0.0 1.1 8.1 7.4 0.0
19 California 12 4.7 4.8 98.2 0.9 7.4 4.7 186.1 39.9 4.3 97.5 22.9 0.2 1.9 14.6 7.6 0.0
20 Central Florida 13 3.1 3.1 100.0 1.6 7.9 4.3 163.8 38.0 2.8 73.6 26.6 0.1 2.2 18.3 8.5 0.0
Kicking Punting Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk School G XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
21 Central Michigan 13 3.3 3.4 97.7 0.6 5.2 4.4 159.7 36.4 3.2 62.4 19.3 0.0 1.4 5.8 4.2 0.0
22 Cincinnati 13 4.0 4.2 96.3 1.2 7.7 4.9 190.8 38.8 3.8 73.9 19.6 0.0 1.1 6.1 5.6 0.0
23 Clemson 13 3.5 3.7 95.8 1.6 8.4 6.0 254.3 42.4 2.2 41.8 18.8 0.0 2.6 15.8 6.0 0.1
24 Colorado 12 3.5 3.5 100.0 1.3 7.5 5.4 239.2 44.2 3.4 81.0 23.7 0.0 1.5 9.8 6.5 0.0
25 Colorado State 13 4.4 4.5 98.3 0.9 7.2 3.9 171.9 43.8 3.0 64.8 21.6 0.0 1.8 6.9 3.9 0.0
26 Connecticut 12 1.6 1.8 86.4 0.8 3.8 6.7 256.5 38.5 4.0 79.1 19.8 0.0 1.0 6.8 6.8 0.0
27 Duke 13 3.8 3.8 100.0 1.5 8.2 4.5 195.2 43.0 2.8 69.9 25.3 0.1 1.8 25.0 13.5 0.2
28 East Carolina 13 4.5 4.5 98.3 1.1 7.7 3.9 166.9 42.5 3.5 67.5 19.1 0.0 2.0 9.2 4.6 0.0
29 Eastern Michigan 12 1.7 1.8 90.9 0.7 3.7 7.0 288.1 41.2 4.3 74.3 17.5 0.0 1.3 8.8 7.0 0.0
30 Florida 12 3.5 3.6 97.7 1.6 8.3 5.4 299.3 55.3 3.4 68.8 20.1 0.0 2.3 27.1 12.0 0.1
31 Florida Atlantic 12 2.8 2.9 97.1 1.2 6.3 5.8 244.3 42.5 4.6 100.3 21.9 0.0 1.9 27.7 14.4 0.1
32 Florida International 12 2.4 2.5 96.7 1.3 6.2 6.8 267.6 39.2 2.8 63.3 23.0 0.0 1.8 31.8 18.2 0.1
33 Florida State 14 3.9 3.9 100.0 1.9 9.7 3.4 140.4 41.0 3.5 69.4 19.8 0.0 1.2 12.8 10.5 0.0
34 Fresno State 14 3.3 3.4 95.8 0.6 5.2 6.1 245.1 40.4 3.3 62.2 18.9 0.0 1.6 15.4 9.8 0.1
35 Georgia 13 5.2 5.2 98.5 1.2 8.8 3.3 125.4 37.9 2.2 49.9 22.4 0.2 2.4 25.0 10.5 0.2
36 Georgia Southern 10 3.8 4.5 84.4 0.8 6.2 3.6 141.3 39.3 3.0 71.6 23.9 0.0 1.9 9.2 4.8 0.0
37 Georgia State 12 2.9 2.9 100.0 0.6 4.7 5.0 184.2 36.8 4.6 82.5 18.0 0.0 0.6 6.4 11.0 0.0
38 Georgia Tech 14 4.6 4.7 98.5 0.8 7.0 2.3 206.1 90.2 2.9 63.7 21.8 0.0 0.9 6.9 8.1 0.0
39 Hawaii 13 2.2 2.2 100.0 1.4 6.3 6.6 273.4 41.3 3.2 60.7 19.2 0.0 2.0 18.4 9.2 0.0
40 Houston 13 3.3 3.7 89.6 1.2 7.0 4.3 172.4 40.0 3.4 56.0 16.5 0.0 1.2 6.5 5.7 0.0
Kicking Punting Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk School G XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
41 Idaho 11 2.5 2.6 96.6 1.0 5.5 4.0 191.0 47.8 4.3 92.4 21.6 0.0 1.2 7.3 6.2 0.0
42 Illinois 13 2.9 3.2 90.5 0.7 5.0 6.0 263.2 43.9 3.1 59.8 19.5 0.0 1.6 14.7 9.1 0.0
43 Indiana 12 2.9 2.9 100.0 1.2 6.4 6.4 261.1 40.7 4.0 75.3 18.8 0.0 1.4 7.3 5.2 0.0
44 Iowa 13 3.5 3.5 100.0 0.9 6.2 5.0 189.2 37.8 3.2 66.8 20.7 0.0 1.8 9.5 5.1 0.2
45 Iowa State 12 2.9 2.9 100.0 0.9 5.7 6.3 244.1 38.5 2.5 51.6 20.6 0.0 1.2 13.0 11.1 0.1
46 Kansas 12 2.1 2.3 92.6 0.8 4.3 7.0 307.9 44.0 3.7 73.0 19.9 0.0 1.2 14.5 12.4 0.1
47 Kansas State 13 4.0 4.2 96.3 1.8 9.3 3.7 147.2 39.9 2.7 59.2 22.0 0.1 1.8 33.2 18.0 0.2
48 Kent State 11 1.5 1.6 88.9 0.9 4.2 6.2 269.7 43.6 3.8 78.6 20.6 0.0 1.4 8.5 6.2 0.0
49 Kentucky 12 3.4 3.4 100.0 1.8 8.7 5.5 234.2 42.6 3.1 70.4 22.8 0.0 2.3 15.4 6.9 0.0
50 Louisiana State 13 3.1 3.2 95.2 1.0 6.1 5.5 245.3 44.9 2.0 53.5 26.7 0.1 2.0 21.5 10.8 0.1
51 Louisiana Tech 14 4.6 4.8 95.5 1.2 8.2 4.9 180.6 37.2 3.2 76.2 23.7 0.1 1.7 14.2 8.3 0.0
52 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 3.3 3.5 93.5 1.4 7.5 4.5 191.2 42.1 2.5 48.3 19.0 0.0 1.4 9.6 6.9 0.0
53 Louisiana-Monroe 12 1.9 1.9 100.0 1.7 6.9 6.5 269.3 41.4 3.5 72.3 20.6 0.0 1.3 12.6 10.1 0.1
54 Louisville 13 3.8 3.8 100.0 1.2 7.3 5.6 223.7 39.8 2.8 58.3 21.1 0.1 2.8 21.1 7.4 0.0
55 Marshall 14 5.9 5.9 100.0 1.2 9.6 3.1 132.8 43.2 3.1 77.4 24.6 0.1 2.3 18.9 8.3 0.1
56 Maryland 13 3.4 3.4 100.0 1.4 7.5 6.6 268.2 40.5 3.2 82.5 25.5 0.1 1.7 21.1 12.5 0.1
57 Massachusetts 12 3.2 3.7 86.4 0.5 4.7 4.8 179.2 37.1 4.2 93.5 22.4 0.1 0.5 2.8 5.5 0.0
58 Memphis 13 4.5 4.5 100.0 1.6 9.3 5.7 507.8 89.2 2.9 66.6 22.8 0.0 3.2 28.5 8.8 0.0
59 Miami (FL) 13 3.1 3.4 90.9 1.4 7.2 4.0 171.3 42.8 2.7 54.2 20.1 0.0 1.7 11.2 6.6 0.1
60 Miami (OH) 12 2.6 2.7 96.9 0.8 4.8 5.4 217.2 40.1 3.7 71.4 19.5 0.0 1.3 9.3 7.4 0.0
Kicking Punting Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk School G XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
61 Michigan 12 2.3 2.3 100.0 1.3 6.1 4.5 193.2 42.9 1.9 38.1 19.9 0.0 1.1 7.3 6.8 0.1
62 Michigan State 13 5.6 5.6 100.0 1.1 8.8 4.0 164.8 41.2 2.8 66.5 24.0 0.1 1.7 9.8 5.8 0.0
63 Middle Tennessee State 12 3.8 3.8 100.0 0.8 6.1 4.7 185.7 39.8 3.0 67.3 22.4 0.0 1.8 22.7 13.0 0.2
64 Minnesota 13 3.5 3.6 95.7 0.9 6.2 5.2 232.7 44.5 2.8 63.5 22.9 0.1 1.8 16.2 8.8 0.1
65 Mississippi 13 3.6 3.8 95.9 0.7 5.7 5.2 269.1 51.4 2.5 48.4 19.7 0.0 1.7 10.8 6.4 0.0
66 Mississippi State 13 4.6 4.9 93.8 0.9 7.4 4.6 198.1 42.9 2.1 41.2 19.9 0.1 1.9 11.5 6.0 0.0
67 Missouri 14 3.1 3.2 95.6 1.3 6.9 5.4 319.7 59.7 1.9 45.8 24.7 0.1 1.9 20.1 10.4 0.1
68 Navy 13 4.1 4.1 100.0 0.7 6.2 3.0 129.1 43.0 3.2 64.2 20.4 0.0 0.8 2.6 3.4 0.0
69 Nebraska 13 4.6 4.6 100.0 1.2 8.1 4.9 202.2 41.1 3.3 68.8 20.8 0.0 3.0 47.7 15.9 0.2
70 Nevada 13 3.3 3.5 95.6 1.1 6.5 5.0 216.5 43.3 1.4 29.9 21.6 0.0 1.4 12.5 9.1 0.0
71 Nevada-Las Vegas 13 2.5 2.5 97.0 1.2 5.9 6.5 265.9 40.7 4.1 89.7 22.0 0.0 1.5 9.5 6.2 0.0
72 New Mexico 12 3.6 3.7 97.7 0.4 4.8 4.8 198.7 41.8 3.7 82.1 22.4 0.2 1.0 5.0 5.0 0.0
73 New Mexico State 12 3.1 3.2 97.4 0.6 4.8 5.1 192.7 37.9 2.8 53.8 19.0 0.0 1.3 10.8 8.1 0.0
74 North Carolina 13 4.0 4.2 94.5 0.5 5.4 5.3 214.2 40.3 3.8 80.5 21.3 0.0 2.9 13.3 4.6 0.0
75 North Carolina State 13 3.5 3.7 95.8 0.9 6.3 4.6 209.5 45.4 2.8 50.6 18.3 0.0 1.3 4.8 3.6 0.0
76 North Texas 12 3.3 3.3 100.0 1.3 7.0 6.1 263.0 43.2 2.8 63.9 23.2 0.1 3.2 24.8 7.8 0.1
77 Northern Illinois 14 3.9 4.0 96.4 1.2 7.5 4.8 196.9 41.1 3.4 67.6 19.7 0.0 1.8 12.7 7.1 0.0
78 Northwestern 12 2.2 2.3 92.9 1.2 5.7 5.9 220.3 37.2 3.3 67.3 20.2 0.1 0.8 11.3 15.1 0.1
79 Notre Dame 13 3.9 4.0 98.1 1.1 7.2 3.9 162.7 41.5 3.5 70.8 20.5 0.0 1.8 15.0 8.5 0.0
80 Ohio 12 2.3 2.3 100.0 1.4 6.5 5.3 219.3 41.8 3.2 69.2 21.8 0.1 1.3 11.7 8.8 0.0
Kicking Punting Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk School G XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
81 Ohio State 15 5.9 5.9 100.0 0.9 8.5 3.2 144.3 45.1 2.6 59.1 22.7 0.0 2.7 30.1 11.3 0.1
82 Oklahoma 13 4.6 4.8 96.8 1.0 7.6 5.1 212.5 41.9 2.8 64.6 22.7 0.2 1.2 6.7 5.8 0.0
83 Oklahoma State 13 3.2 3.2 100.0 1.7 8.2 6.2 260.4 41.8 3.8 78.8 20.5 0.2 2.3 22.5 9.8 0.1
84 Old Dominion 11 4.1 4.2 97.8 0.5 5.7 3.5 150.0 42.3 3.7 61.1 16.4 0.0 1.0 10.2 10.2 0.0
85 Oregon 15 5.3 5.5 95.2 1.2 8.9 3.1 122.7 39.1 3.0 59.1 19.7 0.0 1.8 22.2 12.3 0.1
86 Oregon State 12 2.8 2.8 100.0 1.6 7.5 5.8 228.0 39.1 4.5 100.3 22.3 0.1 1.5 9.1 6.1 0.0
87 Penn State 13 2.2 2.2 100.0 1.8 7.7 5.9 216.8 36.6 2.7 56.2 20.9 0.0 1.5 10.0 6.8 0.0
88 Pittsburgh 13 3.8 3.9 98.0 1.2 7.5 3.8 154.1 40.1 3.2 69.9 22.2 0.0 1.8 13.0 7.3 0.0
89 Purdue 12 2.7 2.8 97.0 1.3 6.7 5.0 193.5 38.7 4.1 79.9 19.6 0.0 1.3 19.8 14.8 0.0
90 Rice 13 3.6 3.7 97.9 1.0 6.6 5.2 219.5 42.0 2.6 51.3 19.6 0.0 1.0 7.6 7.6 0.0
91 Rutgers 13 3.2 3.3 95.3 1.2 6.8 5.0 186.7 37.3 3.6 85.3 23.6 0.0 0.5 4.5 8.3 0.0
92 San Diego State 13 2.8 2.8 100.0 1.5 7.5 4.5 162.5 35.8 2.8 58.8 21.2 0.0 1.5 15.9 10.4 0.1
93 San Jose State 12 2.3 2.3 100.0 1.0 5.3 3.7 132.9 36.3 3.3 67.1 20.6 0.0 0.8 5.8 6.9 0.1
94 South Alabama 13 2.3 2.5 90.9 1.5 6.7 5.7 238.0 41.8 2.8 61.3 22.1 0.0 0.9 6.5 7.1 0.0
95 South Carolina 13 4.0 4.0 100.0 1.4 8.2 3.4 140.2 41.4 3.0 57.4 19.1 0.0 1.5 7.7 5.0 0.0
96 South Florida 12 1.9 1.9 100.0 1.1 5.2 5.5 240.7 43.8 3.5 72.3 20.7 0.0 1.7 11.1 6.7 0.0
97 Southern California 13 4.7 4.8 98.4 0.7 6.8 5.3 211.4 39.8 3.4 74.9 22.1 0.2 1.7 16.5 9.7 0.2
98 Southern Methodist 12 1.0 1.0 100.0 0.8 3.3 6.4 260.1 40.5 4.8 90.8 18.8 0.0 1.2 5.0 4.3 0.0
99 Southern Mississippi 12 1.8 1.9 91.3 1.6 6.5 5.6 220.3 39.5 3.7 81.8 22.3 0.1 1.4 12.7 8.9 0.0
100 Stanford 13 3.4 3.4 100.0 1.2 6.8 4.5 173.2 38.2 2.2 50.1 22.4 0.0 1.7 31.0 18.3 0.2
Kicking Punting Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk School G XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
101 Syracuse 12 1.7 1.8 95.2 1.4 5.9 6.3 265.2 42.4 2.9 53.1 18.2 0.0 1.7 13.9 8.4 0.0
102 Temple 12 2.7 2.7 100.0 1.3 6.4 6.2 231.7 37.6 2.8 54.3 19.8 0.0 1.5 18.4 12.3 0.3
103 Tennessee 13 3.2 3.3 97.7 1.5 7.8 6.2 259.8 42.2 2.8 62.8 22.7 0.0 1.7 16.4 9.7 0.1
104 Texas 13 2.3 2.5 93.8 1.1 5.5 6.7 282.9 42.3 3.0 58.7 19.6 0.0 1.7 13.6 8.0 0.0
105 Texas A&M 13 4.5 4.5 100.0 1.0 7.5 4.8 210.5 44.1 3.9 90.7 23.1 0.0 1.7 21.1 12.5 0.0
106 Texas Christian 13 5.8 5.9 98.7 1.7 10.9 4.9 192.8 39.2 2.6 56.5 21.6 0.1 2.7 26.5 9.9 0.1
107 Texas State 12 4.0 4.2 96.0 1.0 7.0 5.4 237.0 43.8 2.8 51.5 18.2 0.0 1.3 12.9 10.3 0.0
108 Texas Tech 12 3.5 3.7 95.5 0.8 6.0 4.5 191.9 42.6 3.8 70.0 18.7 0.0 1.5 5.4 3.6 0.0
109 Texas-El Paso 13 3.3 3.4 97.7 1.0 6.3 5.5 223.8 41.0 3.2 71.2 22.0 0.1 2.2 10.9 5.1 0.0
110 Texas-San Antonio 12 1.7 1.8 90.9 1.4 5.9 7.0 288.3 41.2 3.4 72.9 21.3 0.0 2.8 12.4 4.5 0.0
111 Toledo 13 4.4 4.6 95.0 1.3 8.3 4.1 151.2 37.1 3.5 73.6 20.8 0.0 1.9 13.0 6.8 0.0
112 Troy 12 2.7 2.7 100.0 0.8 5.2 5.3 206.6 39.3 4.5 96.4 21.4 0.2 0.8 4.9 6.6 0.0
113 Tulane 12 1.8 2.0 91.7 0.7 3.8 6.0 223.6 37.3 3.2 53.1 16.8 0.0 0.8 3.4 4.6 0.0
114 Tulsa 12 2.8 2.8 100.0 1.0 5.8 5.8 245.3 42.0 3.6 73.0 20.4 0.0 1.4 10.6 7.5 0.1
115 UCLA 13 3.6 3.7 97.9 1.4 7.8 5.4 215.5 40.0 3.7 70.5 19.1 0.1 1.7 15.3 9.0 0.0
116 Utah 13 3.4 3.5 97.8 1.8 8.7 6.2 287.4 46.7 2.4 56.6 23.7 0.1 2.2 29.7 13.8 0.2
117 Utah State 14 3.2 3.5 91.8 0.9 5.8 6.1 244.3 40.2 2.3 46.9 20.5 0.0 2.4 21.1 9.0 0.1
118 Vanderbilt 12 1.8 1.8 100.0 0.7 3.8 5.8 241.2 41.3 4.6 92.8 20.2 0.2 1.4 9.3 6.5 0.1
119 Virginia 12 2.8 2.9 97.1 1.8 8.3 5.2 208.4 40.3 2.9 73.8 25.3 0.0 2.2 9.6 4.4 0.0
120 Virginia Tech 13 2.5 2.6 97.1 1.5 7.2 6.4 254.9 39.9 2.8 54.0 19.0 0.0 3.5 24.2 7.0 0.0
Kicking Punting Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk School G XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
121 Wake Forest 12 1.6 1.6 100.0 1.3 5.3 6.8 294.6 43.6 3.0 55.3 18.4 0.0 1.6 13.8 8.7 0.0
122 Washington 14 3.4 3.5 95.9 1.4 7.6 5.1 210.1 40.8 3.2 70.2 21.8 0.1 2.3 21.6 9.4 0.1
123 Washington State 12 3.9 4.0 97.9 0.9 6.7 4.1 169.9 41.6 4.2 80.8 19.4 0.0 1.9 13.8 7.2 0.0
124 West Virginia 13 3.6 3.6 100.0 2.3 10.5 4.4 183.3 41.8 3.5 84.7 23.9 0.2 2.0 6.0 3.0 0.0
125 Western Kentucky 13 5.5 5.5 98.6 1.2 9.2 3.8 139.8 37.1 4.2 89.7 21.6 0.1 0.8 6.2 8.0 0.0
126 Western Michigan 13 3.9 4.3 91.1 1.1 7.2 4.5 191.1 42.8 3.0 73.0 24.3 0.1 1.2 2.0 1.7 0.0
127 Wisconsin 14 4.2 4.4 96.7 1.4 8.3 4.4 161.6 37.1 2.2 47.9 21.6 0.0 1.8 19.8 11.1 0.0
128 Wyoming 12 2.6 2.6 100.0 1.0 5.6 5.6 230.1 41.2 2.4 48.4 20.0 0.0 1.3 13.6 10.2 0.0