1977 Leaders

Pass Completion Percentage
1. Dave WilsonBall State 65.0
2. Roch HontasTulane 63.4
3. Guy BenjaminStanford 63.0
4. Joe DavisSan Diego State 60.0
5. Marc WilsonBrigham Young 59.2
6. Bob RelphColgate 58.9
7. Matt Cavanaugh* • Pittsburgh 58.8
8. Larry FortnerMiami (OH) 58.6
9. Jack ThompsonWashington State 58.4
10. Ken SmithBoston College 58.0
11. Chuck FusinaPenn State 57.7
12. Mark MillerBowling Green State 57.5
13. Andy VetterOhio 57.4
14. Leamon HallArmy 57.0
15. Larry BrownHarvard 56.8
16. Warren MoonWashington 56.8
17. Mike PuseyWestern Carolina 56.5
18. Pete KrakerNorthern Illinois 56.3
19. Mark HerrmannPurdue 54.9
20. Charlie YoungCalifornia 54.2
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Matt Cavanaugh* • Pittsburgh 10.0
2. Doug Williams* • Grambling State 9.2
3. Dave WilsonBall State 9.1
4. Chuck FusinaPenn State 8.6
5. Larry FortnerMiami (OH) 8.6
6. Larry BrownHarvard 8.2
7. Steve FullerClemson 8.1
8. Joe DavisSan Diego State 7.9
9. Joe MontanaNotre Dame 7.7
10. Bob RelphColgate 7.7
11. Marc WilsonBrigham Young 7.5
12. Warren MoonWashington 7.5
13. Rob Hertel* • Southern California 7.0
14. Keith ThibodeauxLouisiana Tech 6.9
15. Lloyd PattersonMemphis 6.8
16. Guy BenjaminStanford 6.7
17. Dan GrahamColorado State 6.7
18. Jeff DuvaHawaii 6.7
19. Bill HurleySyracuse 6.7
20. Mike PuseyWestern Carolina 6.7
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Dave WilsonBall State 164.2
2. Matt Cavanaugh* • Pittsburgh 161.7
3. Doug Williams* • Grambling State 155.2
4. Bob RelphColgate 148.9
5. Marc WilsonBrigham Young 148.1
6. Larry FortnerMiami (OH) 147.4
7. Joe DavisSan Diego State 147.4
8. Chuck FusinaPenn State 146.4
9. Larry BrownHarvard 146.0
10. Rob Hertel* • Southern California 138.3
11. Guy BenjaminStanford 137.1
12. Warren MoonWashington 134.9
13. Joe MontanaNotre Dame 134.4
14. Ken SmithBoston College 132.0
15. Steve FullerClemson 131.9
16. Melvin WilliamsMississippi Valley State 130.0
17. Mike PuseyWestern Carolina 129.7
18. Keith ThibodeauxLouisiana Tech 128.1
19. Jeff DuvaHawaii 125.3
20. Andy VetterOhio 125.3
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Henry WhiteColgate 7.9
2. Dwight Ford* • Southern California 7.8
3. Robert Parham* • Grambling State 7.8
4. Bo RobinsonWest Texas A&M 7.0
5. Leander GreenEast Carolina 6.9
6. Earl CampbellTexas 6.5
7. Charles ComerTexas Southern 6.4
8. Gwain DurdenChattanooga 6.4
9. I.M. Hipp* • Nebraska 6.3
10. Emmitt HamiltonAppalachian State 6.3
11. Amos LawrenceNorth Carolina 6.3
12. Myron HardemanWyoming 6.3
13. Mike SmithChattanooga 6.2
14. Tony NathanAlabama 6.2
15. Vagas FergusonNotre Dame 6.2
16. Jim EarleyMichigan State 6.1
17. Willie McClendonGeorgia 6.1
18. Max EdigerKansas 6.1
19. Elvis Peacock* • Oklahoma 6.0
20. Elliott Walker* • Pittsburgh 6.0
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Ernest GrayMemphis 29.5
2. Kirk GibsonMichigan State 24.1
3. Carlos CarsonLouisiana State 24.0
4. Carlos Pennywell* • Grambling State 23.4
5. Homer ButlerUCLA 23.4
6. Ozzie NewsomeAlabama 22.3
7. Spider GainesWashington 22.0
8. Rod FoppeLouisiana Tech 21.6
9. Mike ShumannFlorida State 21.2
10. Kris HainesNotre Dame 21.0
11. Mike GodboltBoston College 20.9
12. Paul WarthMiami (OH) 20.8
13. Vernon HenryLong Beach State 20.7
14. Donald DoatyMississippi Valley State 20.5
15. Randy Simmrin* • Southern California 20.5
16. Walter HowardWyoming 20.5
17. Wayne SchwalbachCentral Michigan 20.3
18. Tony JacksonFresno State 20.3
19. Mark R. BellColorado State 19.9
20. Wes ChandlerFlorida 19.6
Total Yards
1. Doug Williams* • Grambling State 3249
2. Marc WilsonBrigham Young 2438
3. Guy BenjaminStanford 2409
4. Bob RelphColgate 2405
5. Jack ThompsonWashington State 2339
6. Keith ThibodeauxLouisiana Tech 2325
7. Joe DavisSan Diego State 2242
8. Mark HerrmannPurdue 2190
9. Chuck FusinaPenn State 2168
10. Steve RaklovitsEastern Michigan 2138
11. Mark MillerBowling Green State 2133
12. Bill HurleySyracuse 2080
13. Rob Hertel* • Southern California 2053
14. Mike PuseyWestern Carolina 1985
15. Randy GomezUtah 1980
16. Ken SmithBoston College 1952
17. Mike FordSouthern Methodist 1926
18. Leamon HallArmy 1923
19. Matt Cavanaugh* • Pittsburgh 1906
20. Steve FullerClemson 1900
Total Yards Per Play
1. Doug Williams* • Grambling State 8.6
Field Goal Percentage
1. Berj YepremianFlorida 80.0
2. John RovetoLouisiana-Lafayette 76.0
3. Frank Jordan* • Southern California 73.7
4. David FreudIndiana 71.4
5. Tom McNamaraUtah 69.6
6. Paul RogindMinnesota 69.2
7. Jorge PortelaAuburn 68.2
8. Roy GeigerOregon 66.7
Billy Todd* • Nebraska 66.7
Paul MarcheseKent State 66.7
11. Rusty BennettMemphis 65.0
Dave CappelenFlorida State 65.0
Frank AlegrePacific 65.0
14. Bill McKenzieWest Virginia 64.3
Bob TataNavy 64.3
16. Steve RobbinsWashington 63.6
17. Steve LittleArkansas 63.3
18. Ken NaberStanford 63.2
19. Scott WolcottDuke 62.5
Tom BiddleNorth Carolina 62.5
Punt Return Yards
1. Johnnie JohnsonTexas 538
2. Larry AndersonLouisiana Tech 441
3. Mark SlawsonCitadel 383
4. Joe ConronPacific 368
5. Estus HoodIllinois State 350
6. Mike SiganosKentucky 308
7. Vaughn LusbyArkansas 294
8. Max HudspethNew Mexico 291
9. Kevin Miller* • Louisville 290
10. Willie JordanClemson 288
11. Ken MitchellChattanooga 280
12. Robert Woods* • Grambling State 279
13. Vondell RobertsonCentral Michigan 269
14. Freddie Nixon* • Oklahoma 266
Nesby GlasgowWashington 266
16. Phil McConkeyNavy 257
17. Ken McAllisterCalifornia 252
18. Jimmy CefaloPenn State 247
19. Mike Smith* • Grambling State 244
20. Tom BuckIowa State 240
Punt Return Yards Per Return
1. Robert Woods* • Grambling State 25.4
2. Ken MitchellChattanooga 14.0
3. Jimmy CefaloPenn State 13.7
4. Phil McConkeyNavy 13.5
5. Max HudspethNew Mexico 13.2
6. Jimmy BryantUtah State 12.6
7. L.C. CroweAir Force 12.4
8. Tony NathanAlabama 12.4
9. Vondell RobertsonCentral Michigan 12.2
Johnnie JohnsonTexas 12.2
11. Mike Smith* • Grambling State 12.2
12. Freddie Nixon* • Oklahoma 12.1
13. Scott WileyWest Texas A&M 12.0
14. George GawdunDuke 11.7
15. John HarrisArizona State 11.6
16. Ray CrispMarshall 11.5
17. Jo Jo Heath* • Pittsburgh 11.0
18. Greg WilliamsWestern Michigan 10.7
19. John FloydLouisiana-Monroe 10.5
20. Ricky DunawayTulane 10.5
Kickoff Return Yards Per Return
1. Henry WhiteColgate 37.3
2. Tony BallChattanooga 36.4
3. Larry AndersonLouisiana Tech 31.1
4. Mose RisonCentral Michigan 30.0
5. Mark HunterMiami (OH) 28.3
6. James Otis DossMississippi State 28.1
7. Steve WoodsFresno State 27.9
8. Bobby WeberMinnesota 27.4
9. Tony FelderTexas-Arlington 26.9
Gary MooreTennessee 26.9
11. JoJo JamielBrown 26.6
12. Robert Woods* • Grambling State 26.1
13. Norman WarrenKent State 25.9
14. Gordon Jones* • Pittsburgh 25.8
15. Ralph StringerNorth Carolina State 25.7
16. Mike WashingtonWashington State 25.2
17. Ray CrispMarshall 24.9
18. James ColemanIllinois 24.9
19. Scott WoernerGeorgia 24.8
20. Rick MossPurdue 24.7
Kickoff Return Touchdowns
1. Henry WhiteColgate 2
Larry AndersonLouisiana Tech 2
Robert Woods* • Grambling State 2
Interception Return Yards
1. Ron IrvingLouisiana-Lafayette 227
2. Bob Jury* • Pittsburgh 171
3. Mark HaynesColorado 141
4. David DumarsLouisiana-Monroe 126
5. Tom PridemoreWest Virginia 123
6. Kenny BryantOregon 122
7. Ken MitchellChattanooga 118
8. Rod SearsIowa 116
9. Paul GillisCitadel 110
10. Rex VarnClemson 109
11. Putt ChoateSouthern Methodist 108
12. Mike Guess* • Ohio State 107
13. Tommy MurphyMcNeese State 106
Leroy PaulTexas Southern 106
15. Leroy LeopoldNotre Dame 104
Dallas OwensKentucky 104
Derrick GlasperVirginia 104
18. Steve HubbellTulane 103
19. Larry KingSyracuse 102
Terry JacksonSan Diego State 102
Kevin WhiteCitadel 102
Interception Return Touchdowns
1. Dallas OwensKentucky 2
Leroy LeopoldNotre Dame 2
Ron IrvingLouisiana-Lafayette 2
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