1982 Leaders

Pass Completions
1. Todd DillonLong Beach State 289
2. Tony EasonIllinois 278
3. John ElwayStanford 262
4. Ben BennettDuke 236
5. Sandy SchwabNorthwestern 234
6. Steve YoungBrigham Young 230
7. Whit TaylorVanderbilt 228
8. Dan Marino* • Pittsburgh 221
9. Scott CampbellPurdue 218
10. Babe LaufenbergIndiana 217
11. Gary SchofieldWake Forest 212
12. Paul BernerPacific 211
13. Mike HohenseeMinnesota 210
14. Tom Ramsey* • UCLA 209
15. Terry NugentColorado State 201
16. Randall CunninghamNevada-Las Vegas 200
17. Steve ClarksonSan Jose State 196
18. Kent AustinMississippi 186
19. Todd Hons* • Arizona State 185
20. Jeff Tedford* • Fresno State 184
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Wayne PeaceFlorida 70.7
2. John ElwayStanford 64.7
3. Brian McClureBowling Green State 64.2
4. Chuck LongIowa 64.2
5. Alan RisherLouisiana State 63.7
6. Tim RiordanTemple 63.6
7. Ben BennettDuke 63.1
8. Steve YoungBrigham Young 62.7
9. Tom Ramsey* • UCLA 62.2
10. Tony EasonIllinois 61.8
11. Kent AustinMississippi 60.6
12. Babe LaufenbergIndiana 59.6
13. Alan CockrellTennessee 59.2
14. Dan Marino* • Pittsburgh 58.5
15. Mike McKayTulane 58.5
16. Mike HohenseeMinnesota 58.3
17. Jim Bob TaylorGeorgia Tech 58.2
18. Marco PagnanelliNavy 58.0
19. Steve ClarksonSan Jose State 57.6
20. Donny HarrisonOhio 57.6
Passing Yards
1. Todd DillonLong Beach State 3517
2. Tony EasonIllinois 3248
3. John ElwayStanford 3242
4. Steve YoungBrigham Young 3100
5. Ben BennettDuke 3033
6. Jeff Tedford* • Fresno State 2993
7. Tom Ramsey* • UCLA 2986
8. Randall CunninghamNevada-Las Vegas 2847
9. Doug Flutie* • Boston College 2749
10. Sandy SchwabNorthwestern 2735
11. Scott CampbellPurdue 2626
12. Terry NugentColorado State 2595
13. Paul BernerPacific 2586
14. Tom TunnicliffeArizona 2520
15. Steve ClarksonSan Jose State 2485
16. Whit TaylorVanderbilt 2481
17. Babe LaufenbergIndiana 2468
18. Dan Marino* • Pittsburgh 2432
19. Mike HohenseeMinnesota 2380
Gary SchofieldWake Forest 2380
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Tom Ramsey* • UCLA 8.9
2. John BondMississippi State 8.7
3. Jeff Tedford* • Fresno State 8.6
4. Mike Tomczak* • Ohio State 8.6
5. Steve YoungBrigham Young 8.4
6. Wayne PeaceFlorida 8.3
7. Ben BennettDuke 8.1
8. Lionel WilsonHouston 8.1
9. John ElwayStanford 8.0
10. Mark McKaySan Diego State 7.9
11. Jim Bob TaylorGeorgia Tech 7.9
12. Ken VierraUtah 7.9
13. Brian McClureBowling Green State 7.9
14. Doug Flutie* • Boston College 7.9
15. Alan RisherLouisiana State 7.8
16. Kelly LowreyFlorida State 7.7
17. Tom TunnicliffeArizona 7.7
18. Steve Smith* • Michigan 7.6
19. Todd BlackledgePenn State 7.6
20. Randall CunninghamNevada-Las Vegas 7.5
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Tom Ramsey* • UCLA 8.8
2. Ken VierraUtah 7.9
3. John ElwayStanford 7.9
4. Alan RisherLouisiana State 7.8
5. Ben BennettDuke 7.7
6. Tim RiordanTemple 7.2
7. Steve YoungBrigham Young 7.2
8. Mark McKaySan Diego State 7.2
9. Dave OsbornNew Mexico 7.2
10. Wayne PeaceFlorida 7.2
11. Steve ClarksonSan Jose State 7.2
12. Jeff Tedford* • Fresno State 7.1
13. Kelly LowreyFlorida State 7.1
14. Boomer EsiasonMaryland 7.0
15. Randall CunninghamNevada-Las Vegas 6.9
16. Todd BlackledgePenn State 6.9
17. Tom TunnicliffeArizona 6.9
18. Mike Tomczak* • Ohio State 6.8
19. John BondMississippi State 6.8
20. Mike BrannanBaylor 6.7
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Tom Ramsey* • UCLA 151.5
2. Alan RisherLouisiana State 146.6
3. John ElwayStanford 145.6
4. Wayne PeaceFlorida 143.4
5. Ben BennettDuke 142.5
6. Steve YoungBrigham Young 140.0
7. Tim RiordanTemple 137.8
8. Ken VierraUtah 136.4
9. Jeff Tedford* • Fresno State 135.2
10. Todd BlackledgePenn State 134.2
11. Steve ClarksonSan Jose State 132.6
12. Brian McClureBowling Green State 130.8
13. Mark McKaySan Diego State 130.8
14. Boomer EsiasonMaryland 130.2
15. Tony EasonIllinois 128.2
16. Tom TunnicliffeArizona 127.8
17. Dave OsbornNew Mexico 126.7
18. Kelly LowreyFlorida State 126.1
19. Mike Tomczak* • Ohio State 125.7
20. Steve Smith* • Michigan 125.1
Rushing Yards
1. Ernest AndersonOklahoma State 1877
2. Herschel WalkerGeorgia 1752
3. Mike RozierNebraska 1689
4. Eric DickersonSouthern Methodist 1617
5. Sam DejarnetteSouthern Mississippi 1545
6. Tim Spencer* • Ohio State 1538
7. Carl MonroeUtah 1507
8. Michael GunterTulsa 1464
9. Lawrence Ricks* • Michigan 1388
10. Robert LavetteGeorgia Tech 1208
11. Allen HarvinCincinnati 1161
12. Jay PetersonMiami (OH) 1157
13. Marcus Dupree* • Oklahoma 1144
14. Ken LacyTulsa 1097
15. Curtis AdamsCentral Michigan 1090
16. Kelvin BryantNorth Carolina 1064
Cliff AustinClemson 1064
18. John KershnerAir Force 1056
19. Darryl ClarkTexas 1049
20. Curt WarnerPenn State 1041
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Marcus Dupree* • Oklahoma 7.8
2. Michael GunterTulsa 7.5
3. Troy KingWisconsin 7.2
4. Mike RozierNebraska 7.0
5. Eric DickersonSouthern Methodist 7.0
6. Lionel JamesAuburn 6.9
7. Mike D. CarterNew Mexico 6.7
8. Michael HaddixMississippi State 6.7
9. Tony BakerEast Carolina 6.6
10. Bo JacksonAuburn 6.5
11. Michael JohnsonNew Mexico 6.4
12. Ricky WilliamsFlorida State 6.2
13. Denny AllenNew Mexico 6.1
14. Allen HarvinCincinnati 6.1
15. Thomas DendySouth Carolina 6.1
16. Casey TiumaluBrigham Young 6.0
17. Hilria JohnsonUtah 5.9
18. Larry MoriartyNotre Dame 5.9
19. Tyrone AnthonyNorth Carolina 5.9
20. Willie JoynerMaryland 5.9
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Herkie WallsTexas 28.1
2. Jeff RaikesColorado State 27.9
3. Derek HollowayArkansas 25.2
4. Danny KnightMississippi State 25.0
5. Henry Ellard* • Fresno State 24.4
6. Duane GunnIndiana 21.8
7. Jessie HesterFlorida State 21.6
8. Mark ClaytonLouisville 21.0
9. Jon Schoen* • Boston College 20.9
10. Clinton SampsonSan Diego State 20.8
11. Chris CastorDuke 20.7
12. Joey JonesAlabama 20.1
13. Jesse BendrossAlabama 20.0
14. Brad AndersonArizona 19.8
15. Mike KirbyAir Force 19.8
16. Stephone Paige* • Fresno State 19.6
17. Anthony Carter* • Michigan 19.6
18. Rodney AchterToledo 19.4
19. Chris WoodsAuburn 19.3
20. Stanley WashingtonTexas Christian 19.3
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Ernest AndersonOklahoma State 1980
2. Herschel WalkerGeorgia 1841
3. Mike RozierNebraska 1735
4. Eric DickersonSouthern Methodist 1677
5. Tim Spencer* • Ohio State 1676
6. Carl MonroeUtah 1615
7. Henry Ellard* • Fresno State 1610
8. Sam DejarnetteSouthern Mississippi 1577
9. Michael GunterTulsa 1507
10. Robert LavetteGeorgia Tech 1494
11. Lawrence Ricks* • Michigan 1444
12. Curt WarnerPenn State 1376
13. Allen HarvinCincinnati 1361
14. Bryan Thomas* • Pittsburgh 1359
15. Jay PetersonMiami (OH) 1329
16. Kelvin BryantNorth Carolina 1313
17. Dalton HilliardLouisiana State 1269
18. Mel GrayPurdue 1215
19. Mark ClaytonLouisville 1180
20. Vincent WhiteStanford 1171
Total Yards
1. Todd DillonLong Beach State 3587
2. Steve YoungBrigham Young 3507
3. Tony EasonIllinois 3258
4. Tom Ramsey* • UCLA 3124
5. John ElwayStanford 3104
6. Doug Flutie* • Boston College 3019
7. Jeff Tedford* • Fresno State 2925
8. Randall CunninghamNevada-Las Vegas 2908
9. Ben BennettDuke 2885
10. Whit TaylorVanderbilt 2679
11. Steve ClarksonSan Jose State 2573
12. Sandy SchwabNorthwestern 2555
13. Scott CampbellPurdue 2508
14. Tom TunnicliffeArizona 2441
15. Paul BernerPacific 2431
16. Mike HohenseeMinnesota 2418
17. Dan Marino* • Pittsburgh 2388
18. Terry NugentColorado State 2374
19. Babe LaufenbergIndiana 2351
20. Randy WrightWisconsin 2306
Total Yards Per Play
1. Steve YoungBrigham Young 7.3
2. Doug Flutie* • Boston College 6.9
3. John ElwayStanford 6.7
4. Tom Ramsey* • UCLA 6.6
5. Tony EasonIllinois 6.2
6. Todd DillonLong Beach State 6.1
Field Goal Percentage
1. Chuck NelsonWashington 96.2
2. Mark FleetwoodSouth Carolina 94.4
3. Paul WoodsideWest Virginia 90.3
4. Mike BassIllinois 88.5
5. Fuad ReveizTennessee 87.1
6. Brooks BarwickNorth Carolina 87.0
7. Mike JohnstonNotre Dame 86.4
8. Sean PavlichAir Force 83.3
9. Dana MooreMississippi State 81.2
Ricky GannTexas Tech 81.2
11. Kevin ButlerGeorgia 81.0
Mike PrindleWestern Michigan 81.0
13. Alex FalcinelliRutgers 80.0
Bob PaullingClemson 80.0
Ali Haji-Sheikh* • Michigan 80.0
16. John Lee* • UCLA 78.9
Tony LeeToledo 78.9
18. Nick GancitanoPenn State 78.6
Steve JordanSouthern California 78.6
20. Luis Zendejas* • Arizona State 77.4
Punt Return Yards Per Return
1. Lionel JamesAuburn 15.8
2. Irving FryarNebraska 15.4
3. Anthony Carter* • Michigan 15.0
Frank MinnifieldLouisville 15.0
5. Richie HallColorado State 13.3
6. Gerald McNeilBaylor 12.8
7. Melvin RobinsonRice 12.7
8. Greg PetersonBrigham Young 12.6
9. Fredd YoungNew Mexico State 12.2
10. Louis LippsSouthern Mississippi 12.2
11. Jack WestbrookGeorgia Tech 12.1
12. Willie DreweryWest Virginia 12.0
13. Napoleon McCallumNavy 11.8
14. Jeff DonaldsonColorado 11.8
15. Anthony YoungTemple 11.7
16. Brent DennisTulsa 11.7
17. Leonard HarrisTexas Tech 11.1
18. Kevin BaughPenn State 10.9
19. Greg PooleNorth Carolina 10.8
20. Randy BlackmoreWestern Michigan 10.8
Punt Return Touchdowns
1. Anthony YoungTemple 2
Mike FoxSan Diego State 2
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Elton AkinsArmy 701
2. Steve BrownOregon 672
3. Roy LewisCal State Fullerton 632
4. Malcolm PittmanVirginia 617
5. Derrick SamuelsKent State 602
6. Ken WilliamsStanford 568
7. Willie GaultTennessee 549
8. Tim QuanderMaryland 530
9. Vince CourvilleRice 524
10. Greg AllenFlorida State 515
11. Bob ThomasVirginia Tech 487
12. James TerrellOregon State 470
13. Stephen JonesCentral Michigan 466
Eddie HarrisToledo 466
Denny MooreAir Force 466
16. Topper ClemonsWake Forest 460
17. Harold GaydenSyracuse 455
18. Phil SmithSan Diego State 450
19. Dokie Williams* • UCLA 449
20. Kerry GlennMinnesota 439
Kickoff Return Yards Per Return
1. Tim KearseSan Jose State 32.6
2. Carl MonroeUtah 30.1
3. Keith HumphriesLouisville 28.8
4. Vance JohnsonArizona 27.2
5. Elton AkinsArmy 27.0
6. Clarence VerdinLouisiana-Lafayette 26.2
7. Derrick SamuelsKent State 26.2
8. Eric MartinLouisiana State 25.9
9. Greg AllenFlorida State 25.8
10. Anthony Carter* • Michigan 25.7
11. Cliff ReedWestern Michigan 25.4
12. Sam DejarnetteSouthern Mississippi 25.3
13. Allen PinkettNotre Dame 25.3
14. Mike HaffeyMiami (OH) 25.1
15. Phil SmithSan Diego State 25.0
Waymon AlridgeNevada-Las Vegas 25.0
17. Dokie Williams* • UCLA 24.9
18. Harry RobertsOklahoma State 24.9
19. James TerrellOregon State 24.7
20. Keyvan JenkinsNevada-Las Vegas 24.6
Kickoff Return Touchdowns
1. Elton AkinsArmy 2
Interception Return Touchdowns
1. Blanchard Montgomery* • UCLA 2
Jake SimpsonNew Mexico 2
Joey BrownerSouthern California 2
Scott RadecicPenn State 2
Victor ScottColorado 2
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