Individual Records

Individual Scoring

MOST TOUCHDOWNS SCORED
Game     5  Luke Staley vs. CSU, USU 2001
         5  Ronney Jenkins vs. San Jose State, 10/24/98
         5  Eric Lane vs. Utah St., 10/13/79
Season  28  Luke Staley, 2001
Career  48  Luke Staley, 1999-2001

MOST TOUCHDOWNS RESPONSIBLE FOR
Game      8  Marc Wilson vs. Colo. St., 10/15/77
          8  Jim McMahon vs. Utah St., 10/18/80
Season   53  Jim McMahon, 1980
Career  135  Ty Detmer, 1988-91#

MOST POINTS SCORED
Game     30  Luke Staley vs. CSU, USU 2001
         30  Ronney Jenkins vs. SJSU, 10/24/98
         30  Eric Lane vs. Utah St., 10/13/79
Season  170  Luke Staley, 2001
Career  333  Owen Pochman 1997-00

MOST POINTS SCORED (NON-KICKER)
Game     30  Luke Staley vs. CSU, USU 2001
         30  Ronney Jenkins vs. San Jose St., 10/24/98
         30  Eric Lane vs. Utah St., 10/13/79
Season  170  Luke Staley, 2001
Career  290  Luke Staley, 1999-2001

MOST PATS ATTEMPTED
Game     10  Matt Payne vs. Tulane, 8/25/01
         10  Kurt Gunther vs. UTEP, 11/1/80
         10  Jason Chaffetz vs. Utah, 11/18/89
Season   76  Matt Payne, 2001#
Career  179  Kurt Gunther, 1980-82

MOST PATS MADE
Game     10  Matt Payne vs. Tulane, 8/25/01
         10  Jason Chaffetz vs. Utah, 11/18/89
Season   73  Matt Payne, 2001
Career  162  Kurt Gunther, 1980-82

MOST CONSECUTIVE PATS MADE
Game    10  Matt Payne vs. Tulane 8/25/01
        10  Jason Chaffetz vs. Utah 11/18/89
Season  61  Ethan Pochman, 1996
Career  67  Matt Payne, 2001-04

MOST POINTS KICKING
Game     17  Owen Pochman vs. UNLV, 10/23/99
Season  123  Ethan Pochman, 1996
Career  333  Owen Pochman, 1997-00

MOST FIELD GOALS MADE
Game      5  Owen Pochman vs. UNLV, 10/23/99
          5  Joe Liljenquist vs. Colo. St., 9/20/69
Season   20  Ethan Pochman, 1996
         20  Owen Pochman, 1998
Career   66  Owen Pochman, 1997-00
Longest  56  Owen Pochman vs. New Mexico, 2000
# NCAA Record

Individual Rushing

MOST YARDS
Game      272  Eldon Fortie vs. GWU, 9/29/62
Season  1,596  Luke Staley, 2001
Career  3,455	 Harvey Unga, 2006-09

MOST RUSHES
Game     37  Pete Van Valkenburg vs. Utah, 11/18/72
Season  252  Ronney Jenkins, 1998
Career  696  Harvey Unga, 2006-09

BEST RUSHING AVERAGE
Game     14.2  Luke Staley, Tulane 8/25/01
Season   8.64  Eddie Stinnett, 1983
         8.62  Stacey Corley, 1989
         8.1   Luke Staley, 2001
Career   6.0   Luke Staley, 1999-2001
         5.5   Peter Tuipulotu, 1987-91
         5.2   P.VanValkenburg 1970-72

LONGEST SCORING RUN
95  Reynaldo Brathwaite vs. SDSU 10/4/03
93  Weldon Jackson vs. Fresno St., 9/20/58
92  Phil Brady vs. Utah, 1962

MOST CONSECUTIVE 1,000-YD RUSHING SEASONS
 3  Harvey Unga 2006-09

LONGEST RUN FROM SCRIMMAGE
95  Reynaldo Brathwaite vs. SDSU 10/4/03
93  Weldon Jackson vs. Fresno St., 1958
92  Phil Brady, Utah, 1962

Total Offense

MOST YARDS
Game       603  Ty Detmer vs. SDSU, 11/16/91
Season   5,022  Ty Detmer, 1990
Career  14,665  Ty Detmer, 1988-91#

MOST PLAYS
Game       75  John Beck vs. UNLV, 10/8/04
Season    635  Ty Detmer, 1990
Career  1,795  Ty Detmer, 1988-91

Individual Passing

MOST YARDS PASSING
Game       619  John Walsh vs. Utah State, 1993
Season   5,188  Ty Detmer, 1990#
Career  15,031  Ty Detmer, 1988-91#

MOST TOUCHDOWN PASSES
Game      7  Max Hall vs. UCLA, 9/13/08
          7  Jim McMahon vs. CSU, 11/7/81
          7  Marc Wilson vs. CSU, 10/15/77
Season   47  Jim McMahon, 1980
Career  121  Ty Detmer, 1988-91#

MOST PASSES ATTEMPTED
Game       67  John Beck vs. UNLV 10/8/04
Season    562  Ty Detmer, 1990
Career  1,530  Ty Detmer, 1988-91

MOST PASSES COMPLETED
Game     44  Jim McMahon vs. CSU, 11/7/81
Season  361  Ty Detmer, 1990
Career  958  Ty Detmer, 1988-91

BEST COMPLETION PERCENTAGE
Game    .911 Steve Sarkisian vs. Fresno St., 11/25/95
Season  .713 Steve Young, 1983
Career  .672 Steve Sarkisian, 1995-96

MOST INTERCEPTIONS THROWN
Game     7  Jim Eccles vs. Utah, 10/9/48
Season  28  Ty Detmer, 1990
Career  65  Ty Detmer, 1988-91

MOST SACKS
Game     10  Ty Detmer vs. Hawai’i, 9/28/89
         10  John Walsh vs. UCLA, 9/9/93
Season   43  John Walsh, 1993
Career  108  Ty Detmer, 1988-91

BEST INTERCEPTION AVOIDANCE PCT.
Season  1.7%  Jim McMahon, 1981
        1.9%  Brandon Doman, 2001
        1.9%  John Beck, 2006 (3rd Highest)
Career  3.2%  Jim McMahon, 1977-81

LONGEST PASS PLAY
97 yards Ty Detmer to Eric Drage vs. Utah, 11/23/91
# NCAA Record

Individual Receiving

PASS RECEIVING
Game     22  Jay Miller vs. New Mexico, 11/3/73
Season  106  Austin Collie, 2008
Career  221  Dennis Pitta, 2004, 2007-09

MOST YARDS PASS RECEIVING
Game      263  Jay Miller vs. New Mexico, 1973
Season  1,538  Austin Collie, 2008
Career  3,258  Austin Collie, 2004, 2007-08

TOUCHDOWN PASSES CAUGHT
Game     4  Kirk Pendleton vs. UNM, 10/15/83
         4  John VanderWouden vs. CSU, 9/18/76
Season  15  Clay Brown, 1980
        15  Austin Collie, 2008
Career  30  Austin Collie, 2004, 2007-08

MOST YARDS PER CATCH
Game      59  Tyler Anderson vs. Utah State, 10/30/93
Season  27.3  George Harris, 1976
Career  22.4  Lloyd Jones, 1977-80

Interceptions

MOST PASS INTERCEPTIONS
Game     3  Tyson Smith vs. Wyoming, 10/26/2000
         3  Derwin Gray vs. New Mexico, 10/27/1990
         3  Jeff Wilcox vs. Wyoming, 10/18/86
         3  Tony Hernandez vs.Colorado St., 9/18/76
         3  Dave Atkinson vs. North Texas, 9/10/71
         3  Bobby Roberts vs. Texas Western, 11/5/66
         3  Gene Frantz vs. CSU, 10/6/62; UNM, 11/3/62
         3  Verl Shell vs. Montana, 10/4/57
Season   9  Dave Atkinson, 1971
         9  Gene Frantz, 1962
Career  20  Dave Atkinson, 1971-73

MOST YARDS INTERCEPTION RETURNS
Game     97*  Brian Mitchell vs. New Mexico, 9/2/89
Season  233   Dan Hansen, 1971
Career  421   Dan Hansen, 1970-72
* Longest Int. returned for a touchdown

Punt Returns

MOST YARDS ON PUNT RETURNS
Game      219  Golden Richards vs. North Texas, 9/10/71
Season    624  Golden Richards, 1971
Career  1,312  Vai Sikahema, 1980-85

MOST PUNT RETURNS
Game      8  Don Bushore vs. Pepperdine, 1949
          8  Vai Sikahema vs. New Mexico, 1985
Season   54  Vai Sikahema, 1985
Career  153  Vai Sikahema, 1980-85

BEST AVERAGE PUNT RETURN
Game    79.0  James Dye vs. Utah State, 1996
Season  22.9  Don Bushore, 1948
Career  19.8  James Dye, 1995-96

MOST TOUCHDOWNS ON PUNT RETURNS
Game    2  Golden Richards vs. N. Texas, 1971#
Season  4  Golden Richards, 1971#
Career  4  James Dye, 1995-96
        4  Golden Richards, 1970-71

LONGEST PUNT RETURN
Game  94  Kent Oborn vs. Arizona, 11/20/65

Kickoff Returns

MOST KICKOFF RETURNS
Game     8  Austin Collie vs. Tulsa, 9/15/07
Season  35  O'Neill Chambers, 2008
Career  54  O'Neill Chambers, 2008-09

BEST AVERAGE KICKOFF RETURN
Game    54.5  James Dye vs. UTEP, 11/2/96
Season  40.1  Paul Allen, 1961#
Career  27.2  Chris Farasopoulos, 1968-70

LONGEST KICKOFF RETURN
Game 100  James Dye vs. UTEP, 11/2/96
     100  Tyler Anderson vs. Utah State, 1993
     100  Dave Lowry, 1974
     100  Eric Mortensen vs. Utah St., 1988
     100  John Betham vs. Utah, 11/23/74

Combined Returns

MOST YARDS
Game      247  Golden Richards vs. NTSU 9/10/71, 7 returns
Career  2,454  Chris Farasopoulos,1968-70

MOST RETURNS
Game     10  Austin Collie vs. Tulsa 2007
         10  Chris Farasopoulos vs. Arizona,1969
         10  Golden Richards vs. Arizona, 1971
         10  Vai Sikahema vs. Boston College, 1985
Season   80  Chris Farasopoulos, 1970
Career  195  Vai Sikahema, 1980-85

Punting

MOST PUNTS
Game     15  Rich Adams vs. Iowa State, 9/27/69
Season   83  Rich Adams, 1969
Career  204  Alan Boardman, 1993-96

BEST PUNTING AVERAGE
Game    60.4  Lee Johnson vs. Wyoming,10/8/83#
Season  50.6  Lee Johnson, 1983
Career  47.0  Lee Johnson, 1983-84

LONGEST PUNT
80 Lee Johnson vs. Wyoming, 10/8/83

# NCAA Record

Tackles

MOST TACKLES IN A SINGLE GAME
36  Dan Hansen vs. New Mexico 1971, (22-UA, 14-AT)
22  Derwin Gray vs.Penn State 1991, (13-UA, 9-AT)
20  Ted Nelson vs. Arizona State 1970, (6-UT, 14-AT)
19  Shad Hansen vs. UTEP 1992, (13-UA, 6-AT)
18  Shad Hansen vs. Hawai’i 1991, (12-UA, 6-AT)
18  Kyle Whittingham vs. SDSU 1981, (10-UA, 8-AT)
18  Gary Kama vs. L. Beach St. 1979, (8-UA, 10-AT)
18  Dan Hansen vs. Arizona State 1972, (10-UA, 8-AT)
17  Kelly Poppinga vs. TCU 2007, (7-UA, 10-AT)
17  Rob Morris vs. San Diego St. 1998, (10-UA, 7-AT)
17  Bob Davis vs. Penn St. 1989, (9-UA, 8-AT)
17  Gary Kama vs. Texas A&M 1979, (7-UA, 10-AT)
17  Glen Redd vs. Wisconsin 1980, (10-UA, 7-AT)
17  Glen Redd vs. Utah State 1979, (8-UA, 9-AT)
17  Dan Hansen vs. Colorado State 1971, (6-UA, 11-AT)
17  Dan Hansen vs. Arizona State 1970, (7-UA, 10-AT)
16  Aaron Francisco vs. USC 2004, (8-UA, 8-AT)
16  Aaron Francisco vs. Boise State 2004, (8-UA, 8-AT)
16  Jared Lee vs. Air Force 1999, (7-UA, 9-AT)
16  Bob Davis vs. Navy 1989, (3-UA, 13-AT)
16  Bob Davis vs. Oregon 1989, (6-UA, 10-AT)
16  Bob Davis vs. Hawai’i 1988, (10-UA, 6-AT)
16  Marv Allen vs. Hawai’i 1984, (10-UA, 6-AT)


MOST TACKLES IN A SEASON
193  Shad Hansen 1991, (63-UA, 130-AT, 4-TFL)
192  Rocky Biegel 1991, (62-UA, 130-AT)
157  Rod Wood 1978, (26-UA, 131-AT, 6-TFL)
149  Sid Smith 1975, (125-UA, 24-AT)
148  Glen Redd 1980, (57-UA, 91-AT, 2-TFL)
148  Bob Davis 1988, (80-UA, 68-AT, 4-TFL)
147  Rob Morris 1998, (114-UA, 33-AT, 16-TFL)
147  cary Whittingham 1984, (51-UA, 96-AT)

MOST TACKLES IN A CAREER
408  Shad Hansen, 1989-92, (132-UA, 276-AT)
394  Rod Wood, 1976-78, (150-UA, 244-AT)
389  Larry Carr, 1972-74, (191-UA, 198-AT)
382  Glenn Redd, 1978-80 (233-UA, 149-AT)
371  Rocky Biegel, 1988-91, (212-UA, 159-AT)
369  Dan Hansen, 1969-72, (183-UA, 186-AT)
353  Marv Allen, 1982-84, (149-UA, 204-AT)
349  Bob Davis, 1987-89, (145-UA, 204-AT)
345  Shay Muirbrook, 1993-96, (151-UA, 194-AT)
345  Rob Morris, 1993, 1997-99, (223-UA, 122-AT)

Sacks

MOST SACKS IN A SINGLE GAME
6  Shay Muirbrook vs. Kansas St. (1997 Cotton Bowl)
4  Jason Buck vs. Oregon State 1986
4  Kyle Whittingham vs. San Diego St. 1981
4  Setema Gali vs. New Mexico 1999

MOST SACKS IN A SEASON
17  Mekeli Ieremia, 1976
16  Shawn Knight, 1986
16  Jim Herrmann, 1983
14  Jan Jorgensen, 2007
14  Stan Varner, 1974

MOST SACKS IN A CAREER
38   Mike Morgan (1979-80)
28.5 Randy Brock (1991-94)
26   Jim Herrmann (1981, 83-84)
25   Byron Frisch (1996-99)
24   Jan Jorgensen (2006-08)
23   Jason Buck (1985-86)
22.5 Shawn Knight (1983-86)
20   Brady Poppinga (2001-04)
19   Setema Gali (1997-2000)
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