NCAA Records

Total Offense (Single Game)

PLAYER, SCHOOL (OPPONENT)           YARDS RSH  PASS  DATE
David Klingler, Houston (ASU)       732   16   716   Dec. 2, 1990
Matt Vogler, TCU (Houston)          696    6   690   Nov. 3, 1990
B.J. Symons, Texas Tech (Miss.)     681   20   661   Sept. 27, 2003
Graham Harrell, Texas Tech (OSU)    643   -3   646   Sept. 22, 2007
Brian Lindgren, Idaho (Mid. Tenn.)  657   20   637   Oct. 6, 2001
Scott Mitchell, Utah (Air Force)    625   -6   631   Oct. 15, 1988
David Klingler, Houston (TCU) 625 62 563 Nov. 3, 1990
B.J. Symons, Texas Tech (NC St.) 618 32 586 Sept. 20, 2003
Jimmy Klingler, Houston (Rice) 612 -1 613 Nov. 28, 1992
Cody Hodges, Texas Tech (KSU) 604 -39 643 Oct. 15, 2005
Ty Detmer, BYU (SDSU) 603 4 599 Nov. 16, 1991
Troy Kopp, Pacific (NMSU) 601 37 564 Oct. 20, 1990
Chase Clement, Rice (Tulsa) 601 60 541 Nov. 24, 2007 Virgil Carter, BYU (UTEP) 599 86 513 Nov. 5, 1966 John Walsh, BYU (Utah St.) 597 -22 619 Oct. 30, 1993 Daniel Meager, North Texas (SMU) 597 -4 601 Sept. 8, 2007 Jeremy Leach, New Mexico (Utah) 594 -28 622 Nov. 11, 1989 Dave Wilson, Illinois (Ohio St.) 585 -36 621 Nov. 8, 1980 Marc Wilson, BYU (Utah) 582 11 571 Nov. 5, 1977

Total Offense (Season)

PLAYER, SCHOOL                      YEAR  G   PLYS  RUSH  PASS   YARDS  AVG
B.J. Symons, Texas Tech            *2003  13  798    143  5,833  5,976  7.49
Colt Brennan, Hawaii *2006 14 645 366 5,549 5,915 9.17
Graham Harrell, Texas Tech *2007 13 751 -91 5,705 5,614 7.48
David Klingler, Houston *1990 11 704 81 5,140 5,221 7.42
Paul Smith, Tulsa 2007 14 649 119 5,065 5,184 7.99
Ty Detmer, BYU 1990 12 635 -106 5,188 5,022 7.91
Kliff Kingsbury, Texas Tech 2002 14 814 -114 5,017 4,903 6.02
Tim Rattay, Louisiana Tech *1998 12 602 -103 4,943 4,840 8.04
Dan LeFevour, Central Mich 2007 14 731 1,122 3,652 4,774 6.53
Andre Ware, Houston *1989 11 628 -38 4,699 4,661 7.42
Josh Harris, Bowling Green 2003 14 709 830 3,813 4,643 6.55
Jim McMahon, BYU *1980 12 540 56 4,571 4,627 8.57
Philip Rivers, North Carolina St. 2003 13 561 109 4,491 4,600 8.20
Ben Roethlisberger, Miami (Ohio) 2003 14 562 111 4,486 4,597 8.18
Sonny Cumbie, Texas Tech *2004 12 694 -167 4,742 4,575 6.59
Chase Daniel, Missouri 2007 14 672 253 4,306 4,559 6.78
Chase Holbrook, New Mexico St. 2006 12 647 -78 4,619 4,541 7.02
Matt Ryan, Boston College 2007 14 722 2 4,507 4,509 6.25
Graham Harrell, Texas Tech 2006 13 649 -78 4,555 4,477 6.90
Timmy Chang, Hawaii 2002 14 663 -17 4,474 4,457 6.72
Colt Brennan, Hawaii *2005 12 614 154 4,301 4,455 7.26
Ty Detmer, BYU 1989 12 497 -127 4,560 4,433 8.92
Cody Hodges, Texas Tech 2005 12 640 191 4,238 4,429 6.92
Ryan Dinwiddie, Boise St 2003 14 527 43 4,356 4,399 8.35
David Carr, Fresno St 2001 13 564 97 4,299 4,396 7.79
Colt Brennan, Hawaii 2007 12 649 27 4,343 4,370 7.38
Steve Young, BYU *1983 11 531 444 3,902 4,346 8.18 *Led Nation

Single Game

BOTH TEAMS GAINING 600 YARDS
 BYU (767) vs. SDSU (695) 11/16/91

HIGHEST AVERAGE PER PUNT
 60.4 vs. Wyoming, 10/8/83
      5 for 302 (min. 5)

HIGHEST AVERAGE PER PUNT, BOTH TEAMS
 55.3 vs. Wyoming, 10/8/83
      11 for 608 (min. 10)

FEWEST PUNTS IN ONE GAME
 0 vs. CSU, 11/1/01
 0 vs. SMU, 09/28/96
     11 for 608 (min. 10)

MOST TDS SCORED ON KICKOFF RETURNS
 2 vs. Air Force, 11/11/89

MOST POINT SCORED IN A TIE
 104 BYU (52) vs. SDSU (52), 11/16/91

FEWEST COMPLETIONS ALLOWED
 0 vs. Rice, Nov. 9, 1996

MOST POINTS SCORED IN 4TH QUARTER TO WIN OR TIE GAME
 36 vs. Washington St, Sep. 15, 1990
      trailed 29-14 at start of quarter (won 50-36)           

Season

HIGHEST AVERAGE GAIN PER PASSING ATTEMPT
 10.9  1989, 433 for 4,732 (min. 350 att.)

TEAM WITH TWO 1,000-YARD RECEIVERS
 1990  Andy Boyce, 1,241
       Chris Smith, 1,156

HIGHEST PUNTING AVERAGE
 50.6  1983, 24 for 1,215

HIGHEST NET PUNTING AVERAGE
 1983  45.0, 24 for 1,215 yards, 134 return yards

MOST OPPONENT’S FUMBLES RECOVERED
 36  1977

CONSEC. GAMES PASSING FOR 200 YARDS
 64  9/80 to 10/19/85

MOST CONSECUTIVE GAMES W/OUT BEING SHUTOUT
 361  10/3/75 to 11/15/03
 
HIGHEST-SCORING TIE GAME
 52-52  vs. San Diego St. 11/16/91

MOST WINS IN A SEASON
 14  1996

MOST GAMES PLAYED IN A SEASON
 15  1996

Total Offense

MOST SEASONS GAINING 4,000 YARDS OR MORE
     3  Ty Detmer, 1989-91

MOST SEASONS GAINING 2.500 YARDS OR MORE
     3  Ty Detmer, 1989-91
		  John Beck, 2004-06
		  Max Hall, 2007-09

MOST GAMES GAINING 300 YARDS
 Career  33  Ty Detmer, 1988-91

YARDS PER GAME VS. ONE OPPONENT
 Career  370.8  Ty Detmer vs. SDSU,
                (min. 4 games) 1988-91

MOST TOUCHDOWNS RESPONSIBLE FOR
 4 Yrs 135  Ty Detmer, 1988-91
            14 run, 121 pass

MOST TDS RESPONSIBLE FOR PER GAME
 Career  2.9  Ty Detmer, ’88-91
              135 touchdowns, 46 games

MOST POINTS RESPONSIBLE FOR
 4 Yrs 820  Ty Detmer, 1988-91
            14 run, 121 pass, 5 2-points

MOST POINTS RESPONSIBLE FOR PER GAME
 4 Yrs 17.8  Ty Detmer, ’88-91
             820 points, 46 games

Rushing

MOST TDS SCORED IN ONE QUARTER
 4  (4th Qtr.) Dick Felt vs. San Jose St.
               Nov. 8, 1952 (all rushing)
 
CATCHING 60 PASSES AND GAINING 1,000 YARDS RUSHING
 Curtis Brown 62 catches, 1,010 yards, 2008

Passing

HIGHEST PASS COMPLETION PERCENTAGE
 Game  .912  Steve Sarkisian vs. Fresno St. 1995,
             (min 30 comps.) 31 of 34

MOST YARDS GAINED
 3 Yrs  13,779  Ty Detmer, 1989-91
                (875 of 1,377)

MOST YARDS GAINED PER GAME
 2 Yrs  406.2  Ty Detmer, 1989-90
               (9,748 yards in 24 games)
 4 Yrs  326.8  Ty Detmer, 1988-91
               (15,031 yards in 46 games)

CONSECUTIVE GAMES GAINING 300+YARDS
 Career  24  Ty Detmer, 9/2/89-12/1/90

MOST YDS PER GAME AGAINST ONE OPPONENT
 373.8  Ty Detmer vs. New Mexico, 1988-91
        (min. 4 games) 1,495 yards

MOST YARDS GAINED PER ATTEMPT
 Game  14.1  John Walsh vs. Utah St.
             (min. 40 atts.) 44 for 619, 10/30/93
 Season 11.1 Ty Detmer, 1989
             (min 412 atts.) 412 for 4,560

MOST YARDS GAINED PER COMPLETION
 Game  22.9  John Walsh vs. Utah St.
             (min. 22 atts.) 27 for 619, 10/30/93

HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF PASSES FOR TDS
 Season  10.6  Jim McMahon, 1980
               (min. 375 atts.) 47 of 445

MOST CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH A TD PASS
 Career  Ty Detmer, 9/7/89-11/23/91
         35 games

Receiving

MOST CATCHES PER GAME BY A TIGHT END
 Career  5.4  Gordon Hudson, 1980-83
              178 in 33 games

MOST YARDS GAINED BY A TIGHT END
 Game   259    Gordon Hudson vs. Utah
               11/21/81 - 13 catches
 Career 2901   Dennis Pitta, 2004, 2007-09

MOST YARDS PER GAME BY A TIGHT END
 Career  75.3  Gordon Hudson, 1980-83
               2,484 in 33 games

TWO PLAYERS GAINING 1,000 YARDS RECIEVING IN ONE SEASON
 Austin Collie 1,538 yards, 106 catches, 2008
 Dennis Pitta  1,083 yards, 83 catches, 2008
 Andy Boyce    1,241 yards, 79 catches, 1990
 Chris Smith   1,156 yards, 68 catches, 1990

AVERAGE PER CATCH BY A TIGHT END
 Career 19.2  Clay Brown, 1978-80
              (min. 75) 88 catches for 1,691 yds.

Punting

HIGHEST AVERAGE PER PUNT
 Game (Min. 5) - 60.4 Lee Johnson vs. Wyoming, 
     10/8/83 (5 for 302; 53, 44, 63, 62, 80 yards)

Punt Returns


MOST PUNT RETURNS
 Career 153   Vai Sikahema, 1980-81,
              1984-85, 1,312 yds

HIGHEST AVERAGE GAIN PER RETURN
 Game   43.8  Golden Richards, vs. No. Texas, 1971

Kickoff Returns

HIGHEST AVERAGE GAIN PER KICK RETURN
 Season  40.1  Paul Allen, 1961 -
               (min. 1.2 returns/game) 12 for 481

MOST TDS SCORED ON KICKOFF RETURNS
 Game  2  Stacey Corley vs. Air Force 11/11/89 - 99 and 85 yds

Scoring

MOST TDS SCORED IN ONE QUARTER
 4 (4th Qtr.)   Dick Felt vs. San Jose St.
                Nov. 8, 1952 (all rushing)

FIELD GOALS

HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF FIELD GOALS MADE, 40 YARDS OR MORE
 Season  93.3%  Matt Payne, BYU, 2002
                14 of 15 (min. 10 made)

MOST CONSECUTIVE FIELD GOALS MADE, 40-49 YARDS
 Career  14     Matt Payne, BYU, 2003-04

FIELD GOALS IN FIRST GAME OF CAREER
 5   Joe Liljenquist vs. Colorado 1969 (6 attempts)

Defense

Tackles in a Game
 Game  36*  Dan Hansen, BYU vs. New Mexico 1971
                (22 uA, 14 AT)

Solo Tackles in a Game
 Game  22*     Dan Hansen, BYU vs. New Mexico 1971

* Not Official. NCAA defense records only recognized after 2000
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