1970 Leaders

Pass Completion Percentage
1. Jerry Tagge* • Nebraska 61.1
2. Mike SherwoodWest Virginia 60.6
3. Pat SullivanAuburn 59.4
4. Jim ChaseyDartmouth 58.9
5. Leo HartDuke 58.4
6. Brian SipeSan Diego State 57.9
7. Joe TheismannNotre Dame 57.8
8. Frank HarrisBoston College 57.7
9. Scott HunterAlabama 57.5
10. Chuck EaleyToledo 56.7
11. Bill MontgomeryArkansas 56.4
12. Chuck HixsonSouthern Methodist 56.1
13. Bernie ScruggsKentucky 55.0
14. Joe SpagnolaArizona State 55.0
15. Jim Plunkett* • Stanford 54.4
16. Rick DoneganSouthern Mississippi 53.1
17. Dan FoutsOregon 52.1
18. Dave PenhallCalifornia 52.0
19. Archie ManningMississippi 51.9
20. Ed HolwigWest Texas A&M 51.8
Passing Yards
1. Jim Plunkett* • Stanford 2980
2. Bob ParkerAir Force 2789
3. Brian SipeSan Diego State 2618
4. Pat SullivanAuburn 2586
5. John ReavesFlorida 2549
6. Joe TheismannNotre Dame 2429
7. Dennis DummitUCLA 2392
8. Dan FoutsOregon 2390
9. Sonny SixkillerWashington 2303
10. Leo HartDuke 2236
11. Mark ThompsonDavidson 2199
12. Lynn DickeyKansas State 2163
13. Bill CraigoTexas-El Paso 2123
14. Tommy SuggsSouth Carolina 2030
15. Joe SpagnolaArizona State 1991
16. Chuck EaleyToledo 1898
17. Jim JonesSouthern California 1877
18. Tony PoundsOklahoma State 1871
19. Wayne SmithColorado State 1861
20. Joe MiltonNorth Texas 1852
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Pat SullivanAuburn 9.2
2. Joe TheismannNotre Dame 9.1
3. Bill MontgomeryArkansas 8.5
4. Tommy WarrenFlorida State 8.5
5. Joe SpagnolaArizona State 8.2
6. Jerry Tagge* • Nebraska 8.1
7. Mike SherwoodWest Virginia 8.0
8. Jim JonesSouthern California 8.0
9. Dave PenhallCalifornia 7.9
10. Brian SipeSan Diego State 7.8
11. Jim Plunkett* • Stanford 7.7
12. Tommy SuggsSouth Carolina 7.5
13. Neil GraffWisconsin 7.5
14. Lex JamesTexas A&M 7.4
15. John MadeyaLouisville 7.4
16. Leo HartDuke 7.3
17. Jim ChaseyDartmouth 7.2
18. Chuck EaleyToledo 7.2
19. Rhett PutmanNew Mexico State 7.1
20. Bill TroupVirginia 7.0
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Pat SullivanAuburn 8.5
2. Jim JonesSouthern California 7.9
3. Joe TheismannNotre Dame 7.9
4. Neil GraffWisconsin 7.8
5. Mike SherwoodWest Virginia 7.7
6. Bill MontgomeryArkansas 7.5
7. Jerry Tagge* • Nebraska 7.5
8. Tommy WarrenFlorida State 7.3
9. Joe SpagnolaArizona State 7.1
10. Chuck EaleyToledo 6.9
11. Brian SipeSan Diego State 6.5
12. Jim Plunkett* • Stanford 6.5
13. Bob ParkerAir Force 6.3
14. Dave PenhallCalifornia 6.2
15. Leo HartDuke 6.0
16. Karl FrancisFresno State 5.9
17. Lex JamesTexas A&M 5.7
18. Jim ChaseyDartmouth 5.6
19. Daryl WoodringVillanova 5.6
20. Tommy SuggsSouth Carolina 5.6
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Pat SullivanAuburn 148.2
2. Mike SherwoodWest Virginia 145.4
3. Joe TheismannNotre Dame 143.2
4. Jerry Tagge* • Nebraska 141.4
5. Joe SpagnolaArizona State 137.0
6. Bill MontgomeryArkansas 135.7
7. Brian SipeSan Diego State 133.8
8. Tommy WarrenFlorida State 130.9
9. Chuck EaleyToledo 130.5
10. Jim JonesSouthern California 128.9
11. Neil GraffWisconsin 127.4
12. Jim Plunkett* • Stanford 125.3
13. Jim ChaseyDartmouth 122.4
14. Dave PenhallCalifornia 121.1
15. Karl FrancisFresno State 120.3
16. Leo HartDuke 119.1
17. Tommy SuggsSouth Carolina 117.7
18. Bob ParkerAir Force 117.6
19. Frank HarrisBoston College 115.3
20. Daryl WoodringVillanova 115.3
Rushing Yards
1. Don McCauley* • North Carolina 1863
2. Ed MarinaroCornell 1425
3. Phil Mosser* • William & Mary 1286
4. Brian BreamAir Force 1276
5. Mike AdamleNorthwestern 1255
6. Roger LawsonWestern Michigan 1205
7. Steve CowanCincinnati 1197
8. Gary KosinsDayton 1172
9. John Brockington* • Ohio State 1142
10. Johnny MussoAlabama 1137
11. John RigginsKansas 1131
12. David Abercrombie* • Tulane 1121
13. Dave SchillingOregon State 1084
14. Hank BjorklundPrinceton 1081
15. Doug McCutchenTexas Tech 1068
16. Bill GaryOhio 1064
17. Tim FortneyMiami (OH) 1063
18. Leon BurnsLong Beach State 1033
19. Otis ArmstrongPurdue 1009
20. Lawrence McCutcheonColorado State 1008
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Fred HenryNew Mexico 7.3
2. Roger LawsonWestern Michigan 7.2
3. Nate McCallNew Mexico 7.0
4. Eddie StewardSan Diego State 6.9
5. Sam CunninghamSouthern California 6.4
6. Robert NewhouseHouston 6.4
7. Jim KirbyLong Beach State 6.3
8. Bob DuncanCitadel 6.3
9. Jessie MimsNew Mexico State 6.2
10. Joe WylieOklahoma 6.2
11. Bob GreshamWest Virginia 6.2
12. Tommy MozisekHouston 6.1
13. Jimmy QuinnVirginia Tech 6.1
14. Phil Mosser* • William & Mary 6.1
15. Hank BjorklundPrinceton 6.0
16. Jim BertelsenTexas 6.0
17. Paul GowenMemphis 6.0
18. Leo Hayden* • Ohio State 5.8
19. Ward WalshColorado 5.8
20. Rod FosterHarvard 5.8
Receiving Yards
1. Mike SianiVillanova 1328
2. Ernie JenningsAir Force 1289
3. Mike MikolayunasDavidson 1128
4. Bob NewlandOregon 1123
Tom GatewoodNotre Dame 1123
6. Wes ChessonDuke 1080
7. Terry BeasleyAuburn 1051
8. Andy Hamilton* • Louisiana State 1016
9. Ed PuishesTexas-El Paso 1000
10. David SmithMississippi State 987
11. Rhett DawsonFlorida State 946
12. Gary BorehamFresno State 941
13. Hermann EbenOklahoma State 937
14. Honor JacksonPacific 931
15. J.D. HillArizona State 908
16. Ken BurrowSan Diego State 904
17. Randy Vataha* • Stanford 895
18. Don FairToledo 893
19. Elmo WrightHouston 874
20. Jim MitchellSouth Carolina 842
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Larry HartLouisville 24.1
2. Alvin BreslerAuburn 23.0
3. Sam DickersonSouthern California 22.0
4. Gary BorehamFresno State 21.9
5. Larry MialikWisconsin 21.3
6. Andy Hamilton* • Louisiana State 21.2
7. Jim BraxtonWest Virginia 20.9
8. Jim MitchellSouth Carolina 20.5
9. Jeff BakerSan Diego State 20.3
10. Terry BeasleyAuburn 20.2
11. Hermann EbenOklahoma State 19.5
12. Billy Joe DuPreeMichigan State 19.1
13. Charlie McKeeArizona 19.1
14. Brock AynsleyWashington State 19.0
15. Elmo WrightHouston 18.6
16. Chuck DavidianLong Beach State 18.5
17. Homer MayTexas A&M 18.4
18. Joey HerrTexas A&M 18.3
19. Johnny Rodgers* • Nebraska 18.2
20. Mike SianiVillanova 17.9
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Don McCauley* • North Carolina 375
2. Gary KosinsDayton 349
3. Mike AdamleNorthwestern 318
4. Brian BreamAir Force 313
5. Ed MarinaroCornell 296
6. Tim FortneyMiami (OH) 288
7. Leon BurnsLong Beach State 280
8. Gary HammondSouthern Methodist 278
9. Lawrence McCutcheonColorado State 276
10. John Brockington* • Ohio State 273
11. Bill GaryOhio 267
12. Art Cantrelle* • Louisiana State 258
Dave SchillingOregon State 258
14. Johnny MussoAlabama 256
15. David Abercrombie* • Tulane 254
16. Fred WillisBoston College 250
17. Bobby MooreOregon 248
18. Steve CowanCincinnati 242
19. Art SeymoreMaryland 237
20. Doug McCutchenTexas Tech 236
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Don McCauley* • North Carolina 2098
2. Ed MarinaroCornell 1554
3. Brian BreamAir Force 1513
4. Lawrence McCutcheonColorado State 1494
5. Phil Mosser* • William & Mary 1425
6. Mike AdamleNorthwestern 1389
7. Gary HammondSouthern Methodist 1380
8. Bobby MooreOregon 1379
9. Mike SianiVillanova 1331
10. Ernie JenningsAir Force 1313
11. Johnny MussoAlabama 1297
12. Art SeymoreMaryland 1254
13. Roger LawsonWestern Michigan 1252
14. Tim FortneyMiami (OH) 1240
15. Gary KosinsDayton 1230
16. Fred WillisBoston College 1229
17. Steve CowanCincinnati 1227
18. John Brockington* • Ohio State 1206
19. John ShortDartmouth 1182
20. David Abercrombie* • Tulane 1180
Total Yards
1. Jim Plunkett* • Stanford 3189
2. Pat SullivanAuburn 2856
3. Joe TheismannNotre Dame 2813
4. Bob ParkerAir Force 2783
5. John ReavesFlorida 2431
6. Brian SipeSan Diego State 2422
7. Dan FoutsOregon 2333
8. Leo HartDuke 2315
9. Dennis DummitUCLA 2304
10. Sonny SixkillerWashington 2268
11. Mark ThompsonDavidson 2165
12. Joe SpagnolaArizona State 2164
13. Bill CraigoTexas-El Paso 2120
14. Chuck EaleyToledo 2111
15. Wayne SmithColorado State 2092
16. Joe MiltonNorth Texas 2038
17. Lynn DickeyKansas State 2008
18. Tommy SuggsSouth Carolina 1948
19. Jim JonesSouthern California 1936
20. Joe ReedMississippi State 1932
Joe ReedMississippi State 1932
Total Yards Per Play
1. Jim Plunkett* • Stanford 6.7
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