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2014 Year Summary

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AP Preseason #1: Florida State ▪ AP Current #1: Florida State

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 Southeastern Conference 14 143 91 52 .636 0 0 0 12.16 6.39 8 0
2 Pacific-12 Conference 12 121 73 48 .603 0 0 0 8.54 4.68 6 0
3 Big 12 Conference 10 99 56 43 .566 0 0 0 6.29 3.41 3 0
4 Atlantic Coast Conference 14 144 83 61 .576 0 0 0 6.20 2.80 3 0
5 Big Ten Conference 14 138 82 56 .594 0 0 0 4.74 1.33 4 0
6 Independent 4 40 21 19 .525 0 0 0 0.84 -0.48 1 0
7 Mountain West Conference 12 123 63 60 .512 0 0 0 -1.69 -1.73 0 0
8 Conference USA 13 128 63 65 .492 0 0 0 -3.04 -2.82 0 0
9 American Athletic Conference 11 102 46 56 .451 0 0 0 -4.60 -2.52 0 0
10 Mid-American Conference 13 137 62 75 .453 0 0 0 -8.57 -6.66 0 0
11 Sun Belt Conference 11 114 48 66 .421 0 0 0 -8.93 -6.13 0 0

AP Poll Summary

School Conf Pre 8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16
Florida State ACC 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1
Alabama SEC 2 2 3 3 3 3 7 7 4 3 4 4 2
Oregon Pac-12 3 3 2 2 2 2 12 9 6 5 5 3 3
Mississippi State SEC         14 12 3 1 1 1 1 1 4
Texas Christian Big 12           25 9 12 10 10 6 5 5
Baylor Big 12 10 10 8 7 7 7 5 4 12 12 10 6 6
Ohio State Big Ten 5 8 22 23 22 20 15 13 13 13 13 8 7
Mississippi SEC 18 15 14 10 10 11 3 3 3 7 12 10 8
Georgia SEC 12 6 6 13 12 13 13 10 9 9 17 16 9
Michigan State Big Ten 8 7 13 11 9 10 8 8 8 8 7 12 10
UCLA Pac-12 7 11 12 12 11 8 18   25 25 18 14 11
Kansas State Big 12 20 20 19 20 25 23 17 14 11 11 9 13 12
Arizona State Pac-12 19 17 16 15 15   20 17 14 15 11 7 13
Wisconsin Big Ten 14 18 18 19 19 17         25 22 14
Arizona Pac-12             10 16 15 14 21 17 15
Auburn SEC 6 5 5 5 5 5 2 6 5 4 3 9 16
Georgia Tech ACC             22         24 17
Marshall CUSA               25 23 23 23 21 18
Missouri SEC 24 24 20 18   24 23           19
Utah Pac-12             24 20 19 18 20 25 20
Nebraska Big Ten 22 19   24 21 19 21 19 16 17 15 11 21
Colorado State MWC                       23 22
Oklahoma Big 12 4 4 4 4 4 4 11 11 17 19 16   23
Southern California Pac-12 15 14 9 17 18 16   22 20       24
Duke ACC                   24 22 19 25
School Conf Pre 8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16
Brigham Young Ind     25 21 20 18              
Clemson ACC 16 23 23 22       24 21 22 19 18  
East Carolina American         23 22 19 18 18 21      
Louisiana State SEC 13 12 10 8 17 15     24 16 14 20  
Louisville ACC   25 21                    
North Carolina ACC 23 21                      
Notre Dame Ind 17 16 11 9 8 9 6 5 7 6 8 15  
Oklahoma State Big 12       25 24 21 16 15          
South Carolina SEC 9 21 24 14 13                
Stanford Pac-12 11 13 15 16 16 14 25 23          
Texas A&M SEC 21 9 7 6 6 6 14 21          
Virginia Tech ACC     17                    
Washington Pac-12 25                        
West Virginia Big 12                 22 20 24    

Year Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Connor Halliday (WAST) 354
2. Sefo Liufau (CO) 298
3. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 284
4. Clint Trickett (WV) 281
5. Shane Carden (ECAR) 263
6. Jared Goff (CA) 261
7. Anu Solomon (AZ) 256
8. Blake Frohnapfel (MA) 241
9. Cody Kessler (SCA) 238
10. Marquise Williams (NC) 234

Pass Attempts

1. Connor Halliday (WAST) 526
2. Sefo Liufau (CO) 453
3. Anu Solomon (AZ) 441
4. Blake Frohnapfel (MA) 436
5. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 425
6. Andrew Hendrix (MIAOH) 420
7. Clint Trickett (WV) 419
8. Shane Carden (ECAR) 418
  Jared Goff (CA) 418
10. James Knapke (BGSU) 397

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Brett Hundley (UCLA) 72.1
2. Grant Hedrick (BOISE) 71.4
3. Greg Ward (HOU) 70.9
4. Cody Kessler (SCA) 70.2
5. Zach Terrell (WMI) 68.9
6. Brandon Silvers (TROY) 68.2
7. Connor Halliday (WAST) 67.3
8. Hutson Mason (GA) 67.3
9. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 67.3
10. Marcus Mariota (OR) 67.1

Passing Yards

1. Connor Halliday (WAST) 3873
2. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 3507
3. Jared Goff (CA) 3389
4. Blake Frohnapfel (MA) 3345
5. Clint Trickett (WV) 3285
6. Shane Carden (ECAR) 3209
7. Andrew Hendrix (MIAOH) 3062
8. Anu Solomon (AZ) 3058
9. Everett Golson (NDAME) 3044
10. Garrett Grayson (COST) 3024

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Marcus Mariota (OR) 10.0
2. Garrett Grayson (COST) 9.7
3. Zach Terrell (WMI) 9.7
4. Kale Pearson (AF) 9.6
5. Gary Nova (RUT) 9.4
6. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 9.2
7. Connor Cook (MIST) 9.2
8. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 9.1
9. Brad Kayaa (MIAFL) 9.0
10. Gunner Kiel (CIN) 8.9

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Marcus Mariota (OR) 11.8
2. Kale Pearson (AF) 10.8
3. Garrett Grayson (COST) 10.7
4. Zach Terrell (WMI) 10.1
5. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 10.0
6. Cody Kessler (SCA) 9.9
7. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 9.9
8. Connor Cook (MIST) 9.8
9. Blake Sims (AL) 9.7
10. Bryce Petty (BAY) 9.6

Passing Touchdowns

1. Connor Halliday (WAST) 32
2. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 31
3. Jared Goff (CA) 30
4. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 29
  Marcus Mariota (OR) 29
  Cody Kessler (SCA) 29
7. Everett Golson (NDAME) 27
8. Garrett Grayson (COST) 26
  Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 26
  Sefo Liufau (CO) 26

Passing Interceptions

1. Tyler Rogers (NMST) 19
2. Matt Linehan (ID) 17
3. Blake Decker (NVLV) 15
  Colin Reardon (KENT) 15
5. Christian Hackenberg (PAST) 14
  Sefo Liufau (CO) 14
7. Devin Gardner (MI) 13
  Grant Hedrick (BOISE) 13
  Davis Webb (TXTECH) 13
10. Dane Evans (TLS) 12
  John Wolford (WAKE) 12
  Everett Golson (NDAME) 12
  Daxx Garman (OKST) 12
  Nick Arbuckle (GAST) 12
  Michael Brewer (VATECH) 12
  Jameis Winston (FLST) 12

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Marcus Mariota (OR) 184.6
2. Garrett Grayson (COST) 171.6
3. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 171.6
4. Kale Pearson (AF) 169.7
5. Cody Kessler (SCA) 169.0
6. Zach Terrell (WMI) 168.8
7. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 161.7
8. Connor Cook (MIST) 158.3
9. Brett Hundley (UCLA) 158.0
10. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 156.4

Rush Attempts

1. Jay Ajayi (BOISE) 262
2. David Cobb (MN) 254
3. James Conner (PITT) 249
4. Jarvion Franklin (WMI) 247
5. Anthone Taylor (BUF) 246
6. Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 232
7. Cameron Artis-Payne (AUB) 228
8. Melvin Gordon (WI) 223
9. Devontae Booker (UT) 218
10. Javorius Allen (SCA) 217

Rushing Yards

1. Melvin Gordon (WI) 1909
2. Tevin Coleman (IN) 1678
3. James Conner (PITT) 1561
4. Matt Breida (GAS) 1443
5. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 1402
6. Donnel Pumphrey (SDGST) 1363
7. Jarvion Franklin (WMI) 1355
8. David Cobb (MN) 1350
9. Duke Johnson (MIAFL) 1343
10. Ameer Abdullah (NE) 1319

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Matt Breida (GAS) 9.5
2. Jhurell Pressley (NM) 9.2
3. Aaron Green (TXX) 8.7
4. Melvin Gordon (WI) 8.6
5. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 8.5
6. Noah Copeland (NAVY) 8.5
7. Kareem Hunt (TOL) 8.3
8. Shaun Wilson (DUKE) 8.2
9. Steward Butler (MARSH) 8.1
10. Tevin Coleman (IN) 7.8

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Melvin Gordon (WI) 23
2. Jarvion Franklin (WMI) 22
3. James Conner (PITT) 21
4. Ameer Abdullah (NE) 17
  Jay Ajayi (BOISE) 17
  Keenan Reynolds (NAVY) 17
7. Matt Breida (GAS) 16
  Devon Johnson (MARSH) 16
9. Marcus Cox (APPST) 15
  Donnel Pumphrey (SDGST) 15

Receptions

1. Nelson Spruce (CO) 99
2. Kevin White (WV) 98
3. Amari Cooper (AL) 87
4. Vince Mayle (WAST) 86
5. Nelson Agholor (SCA) 82
6. Tajae Sharpe (MA) 81
  Keevan Lucas (TLS) 81
8. Justin Hardy (ECAR) 80
9. Rashad Greene (FLST) 75
10. Joshua McCain (ID) 73

Receiving Yards

1. Amari Cooper (AL) 1303
2. Rashard Higgins (COST) 1280
3. Kevin White (WV) 1270
4. Tajae Sharpe (MA) 1245
5. Vince Mayle (WAST) 1152
6. Joshua McCain (ID) 1115
7. Nelson Spruce (CO) 1088
8. Nelson Agholor (SCA) 1079
9. Tyler Lockett (KSST) 1074
10. Corey Davis (WMI) 1069

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Phillip Dorsett (MIAFL) 28.8
2. Devin Smith (OHST) 25.6
3. Breshad Perriman (CFL) 23.1
4. Chris Moore (CIN) 22.8
5. Glen Coleman (FLINT) 21.5
6. Travin Dural (LAST) 21.3
7. Deandre Smelter (GATECH) 21.0
8. Cam Worthy (ECAR) 20.4
9. Mike Williams (CLEM) 20.3
10. Tony Lippett (MIST) 20.3

Receiving Touchdowns

1. William Fuller (NDAME) 13
  Rashard Higgins (COST) 13
3. Josh Reynolds (TXAM) 12
4. Isiah Myers (WAST) 11
  Amari Cooper (AL) 11
  Antonio Vaughan (OD) 11
  Nelson Spruce (CO) 11
  Keevan Lucas (TLS) 11
9. Nelson Agholor (SCA) 10
10. Joshua McCain (ID) 9
  Tony Lippett (MIST) 9
  Corey Davis (WMI) 9
  Titus Davis (CMI) 9
  Vince Mayle (WAST) 9
  Jaelen Strong (AZST) 9
  Kevin White (WV) 9

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Jay Ajayi (BOISE) 304
2. David Cobb (MN) 264
3. Anthone Taylor (BUF) 259
4. Jarvion Franklin (WMI) 256
5. James Conner (PITT) 253
6. Leon Allen (WKY) 251
7. Javorius Allen (SCA) 249
8. Devontae Booker (UT) 247
9. Jahwan Edwards (BALLST) 240
10. Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 239

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Melvin Gordon (WI) 1992
2. Tevin Coleman (IN) 1810
3. Jay Ajayi (BOISE) 1739
4. Duke Johnson (MIAFL) 1653
5. James Conner (PITT) 1591
6. Javorius Allen (SCA) 1567
7. Matt Breida (GAS) 1540
8. Ameer Abdullah (NE) 1514
9. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 1500
10. Leon Allen (WKY) 1494

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Melvin Gordon (WI) 25
2. Jarvion Franklin (WMI) 23
3. James Conner (PITT) 21
4. Jay Ajayi (BOISE) 20
5. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 19
  Ameer Abdullah (NE) 19
7. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 18
8. Matt Breida (GAS) 17
  Keenan Reynolds (NAVY) 17
10. Marcus Cox (APPST) 15
  Donnel Pumphrey (SDGST) 15

Total Plays

1. Fredi Knighten (ARST) 559
2. Andrew Hendrix (MIAOH) 558
3. Connor Halliday (WAST) 555
4. Anu Solomon (AZ) 534
5. Marquise Williams (NC) 531
6. Sefo Liufau (CO) 517
7. Tyler Jones (TXST) 502
8. Patrick Towles (KY) 496
9. Blake Decker (NVLV) 484
10. Shane Carden (ECAR) 479

Total Yards

1. Connor Halliday (WAST) 3742
2. Marquise Williams (NC) 3499
3. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 3466
4. Everett Golson (NDAME) 3386
5. Andrew Hendrix (MIAOH) 3376
6. Anu Solomon (AZ) 3375
7. Dak Prescott (MSST) 3373
8. Jared Goff (CA) 3313
9. Marcus Mariota (OR) 3304
10. Shane Carden (ECAR) 3280

Total Yards Per Play

1. Marcus Mariota (OR) 9.0
2. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 7.9
3. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 7.6
4. Dak Prescott (MSST) 7.5
5. Grant Hedrick (BOISE) 7.4
6. Jared Goff (CA) 7.2
7. Everett Golson (NDAME) 7.1
8. Brett Hundley (UCLA) 7.1
9. Trevone Boykin (TXX) 7.0
10. Taylor Heinicke (OD) 7.0

Total Touchdowns

1. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 38
2. Marcus Mariota (OR) 37
3. Everett Golson (NDAME) 35
4. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 33
5. Connor Halliday (WAST) 32
  Marquise Williams (NC) 32
  Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 32
8. Cody Kessler (SCA) 31
  Dak Prescott (MSST) 31
10. Trevone Boykin (TXX) 30
  Jared Goff (CA) 30

Touchdowns

1. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 19
2. Ray Lawry (OD) 14
  Royce Freeman (OR) 14
4. Rashard Higgins (COST) 13
  Jeremy Langford (MIST) 13
6. Dee Hart (COST) 12
  Rashodrick Linwood (BAY) 12
  B.J. Catalon (TXX) 12
9. Isiah Myers (WAST) 11
  Jon Hillman (BC) 11
  Antonio Vaughan (OD) 11
  Nelson Spruce (CO) 11
  Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 11

Field Goal Attempts

1. Josh Lambert (WV) 32
2. Scott Secor (BALLST) 27
3. Sam Ficken (PAST) 26
4. Jake Elliot (MEM) 24
  Casey Skowron (AZ) 24
  Josiah Yazdani (OH) 24
7. Tyler Tate (BGSU) 23
  Austin Lopez (SJST) 23
  Austin Macginnis (KY) 23
  Andy Phillips (UT) 23
  Ben Grogan (OKST) 23
  Ammon Lakip (CLEM) 23

Field Goals Made

1. Josh Lambert (WV) 24
2. Scott Secor (BALLST) 22
  Sam Ficken (PAST) 22
4. Tyler Tate (BGSU) 19
  Andy Phillips (UT) 19
  Roberto Aguayo (FLST) 19
  Ammon Lakip (CLEM) 19
8. Corey Acosta (SMS) 18
  Ben Grogan (OKST) 18
  Zane Gonzalez (AZST) 18

Field Goal Percentage

1. Brad Craddock (MD) 100.0
2. Roberto Aguayo (FLST) 95.0
3. Mike Weaver (WAKE) 92.9
4. Andrew Gantz (CIN) 92.3
5. Trevor Moore (NTX) 90.0
6. Will Conant (AF) 88.9
  Cole Netten (IAST) 88.9
  Ross Martin (DUKE) 88.9
9. Justin Manton (LAMON) 87.5
10. Cole Murphy (SYR) 86.7
  Paul Griggs (PUR) 86.7

Punting Yards

1. Scott Harding (HI) 3053
2. Alexander Kinal (WAKE) 3011
3. Tom Hackett (UT) 2996
4. Trevor Pardula (KS) 2992
5. Jamie Keehn (LAST) 2969
6. Nathan Renfro (MD) 2923
7. Kristian Stern (TXSA) 2906
8. Jaron Bentrude (UTST) 2867
9. Will Johnson (TXST) 2810
10. Anthony Melchiori (KENT) 2786

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Austin Rehkow (ID) 47.8
2. Tyler Williams (MARSH) 47.0
3. J.K. Scott (AL) 46.8
4. Tom Hackett (UT) 46.8
5. Dalton Schomp (FLATL) 45.9
6. Wil Baumann (NCST) 45.8
7. Drew Riggleman (AZ) 45.7
8. Justin Duvernois (IL) 45.6
9. Peter Mortell (MN) 45.4
10. Mattias Ciabatti (SFL) 45.3

Punt Return Yards

1. Demornay Pierson-El (NE) 455
2. Kaelin Clay (UT) 336
3. Tyler Lockett (KSST) 328
4. Dante Pettis (WA) 278
5. Marcus Murphy (MO) 274
6. Andre Debose (FL) 258
7. Tre'Davious White (LAST) 257
8. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 243
9. Quan Bray (AUB) 242
  Bruce Natson (UTST) 242

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Tyler Lockett (KSST) 20.5
2. Kaelin Clay (UT) 19.8
3. Richard Leonard (FLINT) 18.6
4. Quan Bray (AUB) 18.6
5. Ty Montgomery (STAN) 18.4
6. Andre Debose (FL) 15.2
7. Demornay Pierson-El (NE) 15.2
8. Isaiah McKenzie (GA) 14.1
9. Darvin Kidsy (NTX) 13.8
10. Speedy Noll (TXAM) 13.6

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Kaelin Clay (UT) 3
2. Ty Montgomery (STAN) 2
  Charles Nelson (OR) 2
  Tyler Lockett (KSST) 2
  Isaiah McKenzie (GA) 2
  Quan Bray (AUB) 2
  Demornay Pierson-El (NE) 2
  Nelson Agholor (SCA) 2
  Bruce Natson (UTST) 2

Kickoff Returns

1. Jacorey Shepherd (KS) 34
2. Ernest Calhoun (KENT) 32
3. Raheem Mostert (PUR) 30
  Johnny Holton (CIN) 30
5. Autrey Golden (TXEP) 28
  John Ross (WA) 28
  V'Angelo Bentley (IL) 28
8. Myles Willis (BC) 27
  Shon Carson (SC) 27
  Phillip Lindsay (CO) 27
  Arkeel Newsome (CT) 27
  Demarcus Ayers (HOU) 27

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Jacorey Shepherd (KS) 708
2. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 684
  Autrey Golden (TXEP) 684
4. John Ross (WA) 678
5. Ernest Calhoun (KENT) 669
6. Tyreek Hill (OKST) 668
7. Raheem Mostert (PUR) 649
8. Phillip Lindsay (CO) 647
9. Chandler Worthy (TROY) 628
10. Myles Willis (BC) 627

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Trevor Davis (CA) 36.9
2. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 36.0
3. Marcus Murphy (MO) 32.9
4. Alex Ross (OK) 32.8
5. Mario Alford (WV) 30.4
6. Jalen Myrick (MN) 30.1
7. Isaiah McKenzie (GA) 29.7
8. Adoree Jackson (SCA) 29.4
9. D'Joun Smith (FLATL) 29.2
10. Adam Hine (BYU) 28.6

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 3
2. Alex Ross (OK) 2
  Trevor Davis (CA) 2
  Mario Alford (WV) 2
  Chandler Worthy (TROY) 2
  Marcus Murphy (MO) 2
  Darrius Siims (VAND) 2
  Tyreek Hill (OKST) 2

Solo Tackles

1. Ben Heeney (KS) 78
2. Eric Kendricks (UCLA) 77
3. Nate Holley (KENT) 71
4. Tyler Matakevich (TEMP) 70
5. Sean Davis (MD) 69
  Heath Harding (MIAOH) 69
7. Jordan Simone (AZST) 68
8. Paul Dawson (TXX) 64
  Paul Davis (GATECH) 64
10. David Mayo (TXST) 63

Assisted Tackles

1. Dakota Cox (NM) 77
  David Mayo (TXST) 77
3. Jovan Santos-Knox (MA) 71
4. Stanley Andre (MA) 70
5. Antonio Morrison (FL) 63
  David Helton (DUKE) 63
7. Zach Vigil (UTST) 56
8. Nate Holley (KENT) 55
9. Amarlo Herrera (GA) 54
10. Michael Scherer (MO) 53

Total Tackles

1. David Mayo (TXST) 140
2. Nate Holley (KENT) 126
3. Dakota Cox (NM) 116
4. Zach Vigil (UTST) 114
5. Ben Heeney (KS) 112
6. Eric Kendricks (UCLA) 111
7. Jovan Santos-Knox (MA) 110
8. Mike Hull (PAST) 109
9. Paul Dawson (TXX) 104
10. David Helton (DUKE) 103

Sacks

1. Nate Orchard (UT) 17
2. Shane Ray (MO) 13
3. Joey Bosa (OHST) 12
4. Myles Garrett (TXAM) 11
5. Emmanuel Ogbah (OKST) 10
6. Derek Barnett (TN) 9
  Pete Robertson (TXTECH) 9
  Andre Monroe (MD) 9
  Danny Shelton (WA) 9
  Hunter Dimick (UT) 9
  Zach Patt (RICE) 9

Interception Return Yards

1. Gerold Holliman (LOU) 180
2. Matt Dobson (GAS) 153
  Tavon Young (TEMP) 153
4. Brian Walker (NC) 149
5. Richard Leonard (FLINT) 144
6. William Likely (MD) 141
7. Wonderful Terry (WKY) 133
8. Chris Hackett (TXX) 131
9. Chris Carnegie (ARMY) 129
10. Senquez Golson (MS) 126

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Jeff Schoettmer (NC) 2
  Richard Leonard (FLINT) 2
  William Likely (MD) 2
  John Timu (WA) 2
  Ishmael Adams (UCLA) 2
  Wonderful Terry (WKY) 2
  Matt Dobson (GAS) 2