BYU Football NCAA Records

Total Offense (Single Game)

PLAYER, SCHOOL (OPPONENT) Yards Rush 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
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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