Top performances

October 26, 1997

Passing

Wilkie Perez, Glenville State 44-for-58, 642 yards, 9 TDs

Just missed Division II TD record in 71-26 win over Concord.

Pete Gonzalez, Pittsburgh 27-for-42, 470 yards, 7 TDs

Broke Dan Marino's school record for TD passes in 55-48 double-overtime win over Rutgers.

John Dutton, Nevada 26-for-41, 460 yards, 4 TDs

Has passed for 1,307 yards and 10 touchdowns in three games since returning from a partially separated throwing shoulder. Had no interceptions in 65-10 rout of North Texas.

Giovanni Carmazzi, Hofstra 30-for-44, 410 yards, 5 TDs

TD passes tied a school record in 37-26 win over Buffalo.

Matt Rader, Penn 19-for-30, 334 yards, 1 TD

Helped continue Penn's mastery of Brown, 31-10. Brown hasn't beaten Penn since 1981.

Stewart Patridge, Mississippi 22-for-37, 257 yards, 1 TD

He is the first Rebels quarterback to have six 200-yard passing games in a season.

Rushing

Reggie Greene, Siena 37 carries, 290 yards, 1 TD

Accounted for game's only TD in 12-7 win over St. John's.

Stan House, Cent. Conn. State 40 carries, 263 yards, 2 TDs

Also made seven receptions -- three for scores -- in 55-14 win over La Salle, the team's most points since 1972.

Darren Davis, Iowa State 33 carries, 247 yards, 2 TDs

Career day helped the Cyclones end a 13-game skid, beating Baylor by 24-17.

Rickey Williams, Texas 29 carries, 201 yards, 4 TDs Nation's second-leading rusher recorded his third straight 200-yard game -- including a 71-yard burst for a score -- and was the only bright spot in a 47-30 loss to Colorado.

Rabih Abdullah, Lehigh 32 carries, 186 yards, 4 TDs

Became the Engineers' all-time rushing leader (3,194) in helping end the nation's longest winning streak at 22 with a 46-26 win over Dartmouth.

Receiving

Tyrone Butterfield, Tenn. State 6 catches, 172 yards, 1 TD

His only score -- a 58-yard catch with 44 seconds left -- was the difference in a 27-20 victory over Tennessee-Martin.

Terry Loville, Bowling Green 5 catches, 130 yards, 1 TD

His score -- a 77-yard catch -- wasn't enough to hold off Toledo, 35-20.

Tutu Atwell, Minnesota

4 catches, 126 yards, 0 TDs

Only second time a receiver has earned more than 100 yards against Wisconsin. In his team's 22-21 loss, Atwell became the school's career receiving yardage leader with 2,321.

Heisman watch

Tavian Banks, Iowa, RB

...................... Rush .. Yds. .. Avg. .. TDs

vs. Indiana ........... 21 ... 107 .... 5.1 .... 1

Season ............... 154 .. 1125 ..... 7.3 .. 15

Tim Couch, Kentucky QB

..................... Com. ... Att. ... Yds. ... TDs

vs. Georgia .......... 41 ..... 55 .... 324 ..... 1

Season .............. 270 .... 395 ... 2830 .... 30

Dameyune Craig, Auburn QB

..................... Com. ... Att. ... Yds. ... TDs

vs. Arkansas ......... 13 ..... 25 .... 244 ..... 1

Season .............. 156 .... 263 ... 2301 .... 15

Ron Dayne, Wisconsin RB

...................... Rush .. Yds. .. Avg. .. TDs

vs. Minnesota ......... 40 ... 183 ... 4.6 .... 1

Season ............... 211 .. 1271 ... 6.0 ... 15

Ryan Leaf, Washington State QB

..................... Com. ... Att. ... Yds. ... TDs

vs. Arizona .......... 23 ..... 46 .... 384 ..... 3

Season .............. 128 .... 230 ... 2269 .... 22

Peyton Manning, Tennessee QB

..................... Com. ... Att. ... Yds. ... TDs

Idle

Season .............. 162 .... 259 .... 1975 .... 19

Randy Moss, Marshall WR

...................... Rec. .. Yds. .. Avg. .. TDs

vs. E. Michigan ........ 8 ... 124 .. 15.5 .... 1

Season ................ 62 .. 1127 .. 18.2 ... 18

Amos Zereoue, West Virginia RB

...................... Rush .. Yds. .. Avg. .. TDs

vs. Va. Tech........... 29 ... 153 ... 5.3 .... 1

Season ............... 175 .. 1049 ... 6.0 ... 11

Pub Date: 10/26/97

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