Top performances

November 15, 1998

Passing

Bill Burke, Michigan State 28-for-40, 345 yards, 3 TDs

Couldn't keep Spartans from losing to Purdue a 2nd straight year.

Daunte Culpepper, C. Florida 28-for-33, 327 yards, 3 TDs

Also ran for a score in 37-14 win over Ball State.

Doug Johnson, Florida 23-for-42, 360 yards, 4 TDs

He helped Gators beat South Carolina for a ninth straight time, outscoring the Gamecocks 244-84 in the past five seasons.

Shaun King, Tulane 23-for-31, 332 yards, 3 TDs

Is first Tulane QB to pass for 300 yards and run for 100 in a game (17 carries, 135 yards).

Chris Redman, Louisville 44-for-56, 592 yards, 6 TDs

Conference USA-record touchdowns and school-record yardage led 63-45 rout of East Carolina.

Akili Smith, Oregon 21-for-30, 397 yards, 4 TDs

Ducks avenged a 52-31 loss to Arizona State last season.

Rushing

Jerry Azmuh, New Hampshire 40 carries, 187 yards, 1 TD

Passed Tony Dorsett's Division I rushing record of 6,082 yards with 6,192 in I-AA. Azumah also holds I-AA career records for all-purpose yards (8,376), career points (424) and career touchdowns (60).

Mike Cloud, Boston College 37 carries, 179 yards, 1 TD

Needs only 87 yards to surpass Troy Stradford (3,504 yards from 1982-86) as the school's career rushing leader.

L Robert Davidson, Fairmont State 48 carries, 403 yards, 3 TDs

Yardage in 50-21 trouncing of Concord is a Division II record.

De'Mond Parker, Oklahoma 29 carries, 207 yards, 3 TDs

In 28-16 win over Baylor, he became the first Sooners running back to rush for 1,000 yards three seasons in a row. It was also his fifth 200-yard effort.

James Johnson, Miss. State 36 carries, 237 yards, 2 TDs

Became the school's season rushing leader with 1,277 yards.

Amos Zereoue, West Virginia 35 carries, 228 yards, 1 TD

This marked third 200-yard game and 19th 100-yard game of his career.

Receiving

P.J. Franklin, Tulane 9 catches, 154 yards, 1 TD

Helped Green Wave clinch at least a tie for its first conference title since 1949, when it belonged to the Southeastern Conference.

Travis McGriff, Florida 13 catches, 222 yards, 2 TDs

The son of Lee, an All-SEC receiver for the Gators in the mid-1970s, his performance fell just two receptions and 15 yards short of Carlos Alvarez's record-setting day against Miami in 1969.

Craig Yeast, Kentucky 16 catches, 269 yards, 2 TDs

Set an SEC record for most career catches with 201.

Heisman watch

Michael Bishop, Kansas State

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

Nebraska .... 19 ........ 33 ........ 306 ....... 2

Season .......... 132 ....... 241 ....... 2654 ...... 20

Tim Couch, Kentucky QB

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

Vanderbilt .. 44 ........ 53 ........ 492 ....... 5

Season .......... 365 ....... 497 ....... 3938 ...... 34

Joe Germaine, Ohio State QB

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

Iowa ......... 18 ........ 30 ........ 319 ....... 3

Season .......... 194 ....... 319 ....... 2772 ...... 21

Torry Holt, N.C. State WR

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

Idle

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

Cade McNown, UCLA QB

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

Washington .. 12 ......... 24 ........ 233 ....... 0

Season ......... 150 ........ 268 ....... 2471 ...... 17

Ricky Williams, Texas RB

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

Texas Tech .. 30 ......... 141 ....... 4.7 ....... 1

Season ......... 327 ........ 1865 ...... 5.7 ....... 26

Pub Date: 11/15/98

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