Top performances

November 08, 1998

Passing

Tim Rattay, Louisiana Tech

33-for-42, 508 yards, 7 TDs

Four TD passes in the first quarter started a 69-21 rout of Arkansas State.

Akili Smith, Oregon

19-for-32, 442 yards, 3 TDs

Smith led the Ducks to a 27-22 win over Washington.

Kevin Feterik, BYU

25-for-42, 422 yards, 4 TDs

Feterik helped the Cougars finish unbeaten at home and win their fifth straight.

Derek Jensen, SW Missouri

26-for-43, 324 yards, 3 TDs

Also ran for four touchdowns in a 49-42 come-from-behind victory over Illinois State.

Doug Johnson, Florida

24-for-39, 460 yards, 4 TDs

He completed 10 of his first 12 passes for 272 yards and finished two yards short of Danny Wuerffel's school record for a game.

Rushing

Travis Prentice, Miami, Ohio

36 carries, 179 yards, 2 TDs

He scored twice in the second quarter of a 41-10 win over Northern Illinois.

Ron Dayne, Wisconsin

35 carries, 133 yards, 1 TD

He became the first Badger with three straight 1,000-yard seasons since Billy Marek (1973-75) and gave the Badgers a 1,000-yard rusher for the sixth straight season.

Devin West, Missouri

32 carries, 146 yards, 3 TDs

He set school season records for rushing yards (1,402) and touchdowns (17) in a 38-14 victory over Colorado.

Receiving

Tony Hartley, Oregon

9 catches, 242 yards, 2 TDs

Broke the school record for yards in a game.

Heisman watch

Tim Couch, Kentucky QB

.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. Com. .. .. .. Att. .. .. .. Yds. .. .. TD

vs. Mississippi St. .... 35 .. .. .... 45 .. .. ... 338 .. .. . 2

Season .. .. .. .. .. . 321 .. .. ... 444 .. .. .. 3446 .. ... 29

Daunte Culpepper, Cent. Florida QB

.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. Com. .. .. .. Att. .. .. .. Yds. .. .. TD

at Auburn .. .. .. .. .. 24 .. .. .... 37 .. .. ... 182 .. .. . 0

Season .. .. .. .. .. . 255 .. .. ... 337 .. .. .. 3100 .. ... 23

Joe Germaine, Ohio State QB

.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. Com. .. .. .. Att. .. .. .. Yds. .. .. TD

vs. Michigan State .. .. 16 .. .. .. . 34 .. .. ... 239 .. .. . 1

Season .. .. .. .. .. . 176 .. .. ... 289 .. .. .. 2453 .. ... 18

Torry Holt, N.C. State WR

.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. Rec. .. .. .. Yds. .. .. .. Avg. .. .. TD

vs. Wake Forest .. .. .. 15 .. .. ... 179 .. .. .. 11.9 .. .. . 0

Season .. .. .. .. .. .. 71 .. .. .. 1338 .. .. .. 18.8 .. ... 14

Donovan McNabb, Syracuse QB

.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. Com. .. .. .. Att. .. .. .. Yds. .. .. TD

vs. West Virginia .. ... 16 .. .. .. . 29 .. .. ... 281 .. .. . 3

Season .. .. .. .. .. . 124 .. .. ... 188 .. .. .. 1768 .. ... 18

Cade McNown, UCLA QB

.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. Com. .. .. .. Att. .. .. .. Yds. .. .. TD

at Oregon State .. .. .. 23 .. .. .. . 37 .. .. ... 377 .. .. . 4

Season .. .. .. .. .. . 138 .. .. ... 244 .. .. .. 2238 .. ... 17

Ricky Williams, Texas RB

.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. Att. .. .. .. Yds. .. .. .. Avg. .. .. TD

vs. Oklahoma State .. .. 23 .. .. .. . 90 .. .. ... 3.9 .. .. . 1

Season .. .. .. .. .. . 297 .. .. .. 1724 .. .. ... 5.8 .. ... 25

Pub Date: 11/08/98

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