Individual Scoring

Most Touchdowns Scored
Game 5 Cody Hoffman vs. New Mexico State, 11/24/12
  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 Cody Hoffman vs. New Mexico State, 11/24/12
  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 PAT's 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 PAT's 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 PAT's 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-Yard 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 Completetion 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 times Sacked
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 Percentage
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 3,255 Austin Collie, 2004, 2007-08
Touchdown Passes Caught
Game 5 Cody Hoffman, vs. New Mexico State, 11/24/12
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
  8 Cody Hoffman vs. Utah, 9/17/11
Season 36 Cody Hoffman, 2011
Career 69 O'Neill Chambers, 2008-10
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 Uani ' Unga vs. Notre Dame 2013, (5-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 Uani ' Unga vs. Boise State 2013, (6-UT, 11-AT)
17 Uani ' Unga vs. Utah State 2013, (5-UT, 12-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
33 Brandon Flint (1980-83)
28.5 Randy Brock (1991-94)
  Jan Jorgensen (2006-09)
26 Jim Herrmann (1981, 83-84)
  Kyle Van Noy (2010-present)
25 Byron Frisch (1996-99)
23 Jason Buck (1985-86)
22.5 Shawn Knight (1983-86)
22 Mike Morgan (1979-82)
21 Chuck Ehin (1979-82)
  Brad Anae (1979-81)