Individual Records

RUSHING

Most rushes
39: Raymont Harris, Ohio St., 1993
35: Blair Thomas, Penn St., 1989
34: Chris Polk, Washington, 2010

Most yards rushing
235: Raymont Harris, Ohio St., 1993
225: Craig James, SMU, 1980
222: Barry Sanders, Oklahoma St., 1988

Highest average per carry (min. 10 attempts)
10.1: Damon Washington, CSU, 1995
9.9: Jeremiah Johnson, Oregon, 2008
9.8: Craig James, SMU, 1980

Most TDs rushing
5: Barry Sanders, Oklahoma St., 1988
3: (five tied)

Longest run from scrimmage
76: Jeremiah Johnson, Oregon, 2008
67: Barry Sanders, Oklahoma St., 1988
61: Tim Spencer, Ohio St., 1982

Longest TD run
76: Jeremiah Johnson, Oregon, 2008
67: Barry Sanders, Oklahoma St., 1988
61: Tim Spencer, Ohio St., 1982

PASSING

Most attempts
60: Sonny Cumbie, Texas Tech, 2004
59: Ty Detmer, BYU, 1989
57: Andrew Walter, Arizona St., 2002

Most completions
42: Ty Detmer, BYU, 1989
39: Sonny Cumbie, Texas Tech, 2004
37: Major Applewhite, Texas, 2001

Most yards passing
576: Ty Detmer, BYU, 1989
520: Sonny Cumbie, Texas Tech, 2004
473: Major Applewhite, Texas, 2001

Most TD passes thrown
4: Jim McMahon, BYU, 1980
4: Brian Kavanagh, Kansas St., 1995
4: Major Applewhite, Texas, 2001
4: Davis Webb, Texas Tech, 2013

Most passes intercepted
4: Chris Simms, Texas, 2000
3: Marc Wilson, BYU, 1979
3: Steve Young, BYU, 1983
3: Robbie Bosco, BYU, 1984
3: Todd Collins, Michigan, 1994
3: Major Applewhite, Texas, 2001

Longest pass
76: Koy Detmer, Colorado, 1996
74: Zac Lee, Nebraska, 2009
65: Bob Leszczynski, Navy, 1978

Highest completion % (min. 20 attempts)
83.3 (20 of 24): Mike Gundy, Oklahoma St., 1988
79.1% (19 of 24): Nate Longshore, Cal 2006
76.5 (26 of 34): Jason Verduzco, Illinois, 1992
75.0 (18 of 24): Brian Kavanagh, Kansas St., 1995
75.0 (18 of 24): Moses Moreno, Colorado St., 1997

RECEIVING

Most pass receptions
13: Dez Bryant, OSU, 2008
11: David Mills, BYU, 1984
11: Roy Williams, Texas, 2001
10: Scott Phillips, BYU, 1980
10: Hart Lee Dykes, Oklahoma St., 1988
10: Matt Bellini, BYU, 1989
10: Shaun McDonald, Arizona St., 2002

Most receiving yards
168: Dez Bryant, OSU, 2008
163: Hart Lee Dykes, Oklahoma St., 1988
162: Rae Carruth, Colorado, 1996

Most TDs receiving
3: Clay Brown, BYU, 1980
2: 6 tied

Longest reception
76: Rae Carruth, Colorado, 1996
74: Niles Paul, Nebraska, 2009
65: Phil McConkey, Navy, 1978

KICKING/PUNTING

Most PATs
9: Layne Talbot, Texas A&M, 1990
8: Cary Blanchard, Oklahoma St., 1988
7: Aaron Jones, Baylor, 2012

Most Field Goals Attempted
4: Brent Johnson, BYU, 1979
4: Kent Bostrom, Arizona St., 1985
4: Greg Worker, Wyoming, 1987
4: John Anderson, Washington, 2001
4: Alex Henery, Nebraska, 2009
4: Zane Gonzalez, ASU, 2013

Most Field Goals Made
4: Alex Henery, Nerbaska, 2009
3: 8 tied

Longest Field Goal
51: Ray Tarasi, Penn St., 1989
50: Alex Henery, Nebraska, 2009
48: Mark McDonald, Arizona, 1998

Most Punts
9: Keenyn Crier, Arizona, 2009
9: Justin Tucker, Texas, 2011

Most Punting Yards
374: Kennyn Crier, Arizona, 2009
361: Matt Dragich, Oregon, 2005
356: Justin Tucker, Texas, 2011

Highest Average per Punt (min. 2 attempts)
50.5: Dan Labomme, Washington St., 1981
47.0: Wayne Ross, San Diego St., 1986
46.0: Forry Wells, Illinois, 1992
46.0: Alex Reyes, Texas Tech, 2004

Lowest Average per Punt (min. 2 attempts)
20.5: Alan Boardman, BYU, 1993
28.0: Kraig Baker, Michigan, 1994
28.0: Justin Brantly, Texas A&M
30.3: Hamid Sarshar, Washington, 1996

Longest Punt
64: Justin Tucker, Texas, 2011
61: Vince Sebo, Missouri, 1997
59: Bill LaFleur, Nebraska, 1998
57: Bryan Anger, California, 2011

PUNT/KICKOFF RETURNS

Most Punt Returns
7: Justin Taplin, Arizona St., 2002
6: Bill Gribble, Washington St., 1981
5: Dave Francis, BYU, 1979

Most Punt Return Yards
87: Vai Sikahema, BYU, 1980
85: Darran Hall, CSU, 1997
68: Sammy Moore, Washington St., 2003

Highest Punt Return Average (min. 2 returns)
43.5: Vai Sikahema, BYU, 1980
33.0: Tim Wilbur, Indiana, 1979
17.0: Sammy Moore, Washington St., 2003

Longest Punt Return
85: Darran Hall, Colorado St., 1997
83: Vai Sikahema, BYU, 1980
62: Tim Wilbur, Indiana, 1979

Most Punt Return TDs
1: Tim Wilbur, Indiana, 1979
1: Vai Sikahema, BYU, 1980
1: Darran Hall, Colorado St., 1997

Most Kickoff Returns
8: Rudy Burgess, ASU, 2007
7: Homer Jones, BYU, 1979
6: Casey Tiumalu, BYU, 1982
6: Marshawn Lynch, California, 2004
6: Walter Thurmond III, Oregon, 2008

Most Kickoff Return Yards
201: Walter Thurmond III, Oregon, 2008
150: Rudy Burgess, ASU, 2007
130: Victor Ike, Texas, 2000
126: Homer Jones, BYU, 1979

Highest Kickoff Return Average (min. 3 returns)
43.3: Victor Ike, Texas, 2000
37.6: Reginald Davis, Texas Tech, 2013
33.5: Walter Thurmond III, Oregon, 2008

Longest Kickoff Return
93: Victor Ike, Texas, 2000
91: Walter Thurmond III, Oregon, 2008
90: Reginald Davis, Texas Tech, 2013

Most Kickoff Return TDs
1: Jerome Pathon, Washington, 1996
1: Victor Ike, Texas, 2000
1: Reginald Davis, Texas Tech, 2013

DEFENSIVE

Most Solo Tackles
17: Garland Rivers, Michigan, 1984
13: Teddy Jo Faley, Iowa, 1991
12: Mason Unck, Arizona St., 2002

Most Total Tackles
18: Garland Rivers, Michigan, 1984
17: Bob Davis, BYU, 1989
16: Kyle Whittingham, BYU, 1980

Most Quarterback Sacks
4: Bobby Bell, Missouri, 1983
3: Harvey Armstrong, SMU, 1980
3: Darren Howard, Kansas St., 1999
3: D.D. Acholonu, Washington St., 2003

Most Fumble Recoveries
3: Fred Whittingham, BYU, 1989
2: Jim McMahon, BYU, 1981
2: Kevin Brooks, Michigan, 1984
2: Randall Cummins, Kansas St., 1999
2: Will Derting, Washington St., 2003

Most Interceptions Made
2: Sherrod Rainge, Penn St., 1989
2: Mario Smith, Kansas St., 1995
2: Chris McAllister, Arizona, 1998
2: Brandon Foster, Texas, 2007

Most Interception Return Yards
48: Vincent Meeks, Texas Tech, 2004
42: Chris McAllister, Arizona, 1998
39: Jairus Byrd, Oregon, 2008

 

Team Records

TOTAL OFFENSE

Most Plays
89: Indiana, 1979
89: Texas, 2003
86: Texas, 2007

Most Plays, Both Teams
167: Texas vs. Washington, 2001
163: ASU vs. Texas, 2007
162: Indiana vs. BYU, 1979
162: Texas Tech vs. California, 2004

Fewest Plays
51: Arizona, 2009
52: Iowa, 1991
56: Washington, 1999
56: California, 2006

Fewest Plays, Both Teams

114: Iowa vs. BYU, 1991
123: Hawaii vs. Illinois, 1992
123: California vs Texas A&M, 2006
124: Arizona vs. Nebraska, 2009

Most Yards Gained
698: Oklahoma St., 1988
680: Texas A&M, 1990
651: BYU, 1989

Most Yards Gained, Both Teams
1,115: Penn St. vs. BYU, 1989
1,064: Texas Tech vs. California, 2004
1,036: Texas vs. Washington, 2001

Fewest Yards Gained
109: Arizona, 2009
185: BYU, 1990
189: Nebraska, 2010

Fewest Yards Gained, Both Teams
450: California vs. Texas, 2011
505: Arizona vs. Nebraska, 2009
529: Nebraska vs. Washington, 2010

Highest 3rd Down Efficiency
81.8 (9 of 11): Oklahoma St., 1988
65.2 (15 of 23): Indiana, 1979
63.2 (12 of 19): Hawaii, 1992

Lowest 3rd Down Efficiency
5.8% (1 of 17):
UCLA, 2012
13.3 (2 of 15):
Nebraska, 1998
20.0 (3 of 15): Arizona, 2009

Most Average Yards per Play
8.7: Oklahoma St., 1988
8.3: Texas A&M, 1990
7.9: BYU, 1989

Most Total Time of Possession
39:19 – Texas, 2003
38:28 – Texas A&M, 1990
38:12 - Nebraska, 2009

RUSHING

Most Rushes
66: SMU, 1980
66: Ohio St., 1982
64: Missouri, 1983
64: Texas A&M, 1990

Fewest Rushes
18: BYU, 1982
20: Arizona, 2009
21: Wyoming, 1987
21: BYU, 1990

Most Rushing Yards
393: SMU, 1980
341: Texas A&M, 1990
330: Ohio St., 1993

Highest Rushing Average
7.5: California, 2006
6.8: Missouri, 1997
6.3: Oklahoma St., 1988
6.0: SMU, 1980

Fewest Rushing Yards
-12: BYU, 1990
-2: BYU, 1980
7: California, 2011

Lowest Rushing Average
-0.6: BYU, 1990
-0.1: BYU, 1980
0.2: California, 2011

Most TDs rushing
6: Ohio St., 1982
6: Oklahoma St., 1988
6: Texas, 2007

PASSING

Most Attempts
60: Texas Tech, 2004
59: BYU, 1989
57: Arizona St., 2002

Fewest Attempts
11: SMU, 1980
13: Ohio St., 1993
13: Baylor, 2012

Most Completions
42: BYU, 1989
39: Texas Tech, 2004
37: Texas, 2001

Fewest Completions
6: SMU, 1980
6: Hawaii, 1992
6: Ohio St., 1993
6: Colorado St., 1995
6:
Washington, 2010

Highest Completion % (min. 10 attempts)
88.9 (16 of 18): Texas A&M, 1990
82.8 (24 of 29): Oklahoma St., 1988
79.1: California 2006
76.5 (26 of 34): Illinois, 1992

Lowest Completion % (min. 10 attempts)
20.0 (6 of 30): Colorado St., 1995
32.0 (8 of 25): Washington St., 1981
32.3 (10 of 31): Arizona, 2009
35.3 (6 of 17): Hawaii, 1992

Most Attempts, Both Teams
109: Texas vs. Washington, 2001
102: Texas Tech vs. California, 2004
86: Iowa vs. Wyoming, 1987

Fewest Attempts, Both Teams
40: Nebraska vs. Washington, 2010
41: Colorado St. vs. Missouri, 1997
45: Arkansas vs. Arizona St., 1985

Most Completions, Both Teams
64: Texas vs. Washington, 2001
63: Texas Tech vs. California, 2004
53: Penn St. vs. BYU, 1989

Fewest Completions, Both Teams
16: Nebraska vs. Washington, 2010
23: Arizona vs. Nebraska, 2009

Most Yards Gained

576: BYU, 1989
520: Texas Tech, 2004
473: Texas, 2001

Fewest Yards Gained
46: Arizona, 2009
53: SMU, 1980
61: Ohio St., 1993

Most Yards Gained, Both Teams
791: Penn St. vs. BYU, 1989
766: Texas Tech vs. California, 2004
766: Texas vs. Washington, 2001

Fewest Yards Gained, Both Teams
170: Nebraska vs. Washington, 2010
219: Arizona vs. Nebraska, 2009
274: Colorado St. vs. Missouri, 1997

Most TD Passes

4: BYU, 1980
4: Texas A&M, 1990
4: Kansas St., 1995
4: Texas, 2001
4: Texas Tech, 2013

SCORING

Most Points
65: Texas A&M, 1990
62: Oklahoma St., 1988
54: Kansas St., 1995

Fewest Points
0: Arizona, 2009
7: Nebraska, 2010
10: Texas A&M, 2006
10: California, 2011

Most Points, Both Teams

91: BYU vs. SMU, 1980
90: Texas vs. Washington, 2001
89: Penn St. vs. BYU, 1989

Fewest Points, Both Teams
26: Nebraska vs. Washington, 2010
26: Iowa vs. BYU, 1991
31: Oklahoma vs. Oregon, 2005
31: California vs. Texas, 2011

Most Points, 1 Quarter, 1 Team
28: Oklahoma St., 1988
27: BYU, 1980
27: Texas, 2001

Most Points, 1 Quarter, Both Teams
37: Texas vs. Washington, 2001
35: Oklahoma St. vs. Wyoming, 1988
35: Kansas St. vs. Colorado St., 1995

Most Points, 1 Half, 1 Team
45: Oklahoma St., 1988
38: Penn St., 1989
37: Texas A&M, 1990

Most Points, 1 Half, Both Teams
64: Penn St. vs. BYU, 1989
53: Texas vs. Washington, 2001
52: Oklahoma St. vs. Wyoming, 1988

Most Points, Winning Team
65: Texas A&M, 1990
62: Oklahoma St., 1988
54: Kansas St., 1995

Most Points, Losing Team
45: SMU, 1980
43: Washington, 2001
39: BYU, 1989

Most TDs
9: Texas A&M, 1990
8: Oklahoma St., 1988
8: Kansas St., 1995

Fewest TDs
0: Arizona, 2009
1: (4 tied)

Most TDs, Both Teams
12: BYU vs. SMU, 1980
11: Penn St. vs. BYU, 1989
11: Texas A&M vs. BYU, 1990
11: Kansas St. vs. Colorado St., 1995
11: Texas vs. Washington, 2001
11: ASU vs. Texas, 2007

Fewest TDs, Both Teams
3: Nebraska vs. Washington, 2010
3: Arizona vs. Nebraska, 2009
3: Arkansas vs. Arizona St., 1985

Largest Margin of Victory

51: Texas A&M vs. BYU, 1990
48: Oklahoma St. vs. Wyoming, 1988
35: California vs. Texas A&M, 2006

FIRST DOWNS

Most
35: BYU, 1989
34: Oklahoma St., 1988
32: BYU, 1984

Fewest
6: Arizona, 2009
12: Nebraska, 1998
13: Michigan, 1984
13: Texas, 2011

Most Rushing
18: SMU, 1980
18: Texas A&M, 1990
17: Washington St., 1981

Fewest Rushing
2: (6 tied)

Most Passing
27: BYU, 1989
21: BYU, 1979
21: BYU, 1980

Fewest Passing
2: Arizona, 2009
3: Washington St., 1981
3: Missouri, 1983
3: Missouri, 1997

KICKING/PUNTING

Most Field Goals Attempted, Both Teams
7: Texas vs. Washington, 2001
6: Arizona vs. Nebraska, 1998
5: 6 tied

Fewest Field Goals Attempted
0: (16 tied)

Most Field Goals Made, Both Teams
5: Penn St. vs. BYU, 1989
5: Arizona vs. Nebraska, 1998
5: Texas vs. Washington, 2001

Most PATs made
9: Texas A&M, 1990
8: Oklahoma St., 1988
7: (two tied)

Most Punts
9: Arizona, 2009
9: Texas, 2011
8: (5 tied)

Fewest Punts
0: Oklahoma St., 1988
1: BYU, 1984
1: BYU, 1989
1: Penn St., 1989
1: Texas A&M, 1990
1: Washington, 1999

Most Punts, Both Teams
16: California vs. Texas, 2011
15: BYU vs. Washington St., 1981
15: Kansas St. vs. Arizona St., 2002
15: Oklahoma vs. Oregon, 2005

Fewest Punts, Both Teams
2: Penn St. vs. BYU, 1989
4: California vs. Texas A&M, 2006
5: Texas A&M vs. BYU, 1990
5: Hawaii vs. Illinois, 1992

Highest Average
47.0: San Diego St., 1986
46.0: Illinois, 1992
46.0: Texas Tech, 2004

Lowest Average
20.5: BYU, 1993
28.0: Penn St., 1989
28.0: Michigan, 1994

Most Yards Punting
374: Arizona, 2009
361: Oregon, 2005
356: Texas, 2011

PUNT/KICKOFF RETURN

Most Punt Returns
7: Arizona St., 2002
6: Washington St., 1981
5: BYU, 1979
5: Wyoming, 1987
5: Kansas St., 2002

Fewest Punt Returns
0: BYU, 1982
0: Michigan, 1984
0: Arizona St., 1985
0: Wyoming, 1988
0: Iowa, 1991
0: Michigan, 1994
0: Colorado St., 1995
0: Missouri, 1997
0: California, 2006
0: Nebraska, 2010

Most Punt Return Yards
98: BYU, 1980
85: Colorado St., 1997
68: Washington St., 2003

Fewest Punt Return Yards
-6: BYU, 1984
-1: Arizona, 2009
13 tied with 0

Highest Punt Return Average (min. 3 attempts)
32.7: BYU, 1980
17.0: Washington St., 2003
15.0: Washington, 1999
15.0: Nebraska, 2009

Most Kickoff Returns
10: Wyoming, 1988
10: Texas A&M, 1990
9: BYU, 1989
9: BYU, 1990
9: Texas, 2007

Most Kickoff Return Yards
205: Wyoming, 1988
204: Texas A&M, 1990
186: Texas, 2000

Highest Kickoff Return Average (min. 2 attempts)
35.8: Washington, 1996
31.0: Texas, 2000
30.5: Michigan, 1994

Fewest Kickoff Returns
1: Nebraska, 2009
1: Baylor, 2012

Fewest Kickoff Return Yards
17: Baylor, 2012
19:
Missouri, 1983
19: Colorado, 1996

Lowest Kickoff Return Average (min. 2 attempts)
4.8: Colorado, 1996
6.5: BYU, 1981
8.0: BYU, 1984

DEFENSIVE RECORDS

Most Sacks, 1 Team
7: SMU, 1980
7: Oklahoma St., 1988
7: Washington St., 2003

Most Sacks, Both Teams
9: BYU vs. SMU, 1980
8: California vs. Texas, 2011
8: Baylor vs. UCLA, 2012

Most Interceptions, 1 Team
4: Oregon, 2000
3: Indiana, 1979
3: Missouri, 1983
3: Michigan, 1984
3: Colorado St., 1994
3: Kansas St., 1995
3: Washington, 2001
3: Texas, 2007

Most Interceptions, Both Teams
5: BYU vs. Missouri, 1983
5: Michigan vs. Colorado St., 1994
5: Oregon vs. Texas, 2000
5: Texas vs. Washington, 2001

Most Fumble Recoveries, 1 Team
3: Michigan, 1984
3: Texas A&M, 1990
3: Nebraska, 1998
3: Washington St., 2003

Most Fumble Recoveries, Both Teams
5: Arizona vs. Nebraska, 1998
4: BYU vs. Missouri, 1983
4: Texas A&M vs

PENALTY RECORDS

Most Penalties
12: Nebraska, 2010
12: BYU, 1978
12: Ohio St., 1982
12: Kansas St., 1995

Most Penalties, Both Teams
23: Kansas St. vs. Colorado St., 1995
21: Ohio St. vs. BYU, 1982
20: BYU vs. Michigan, 1984
20: Penn St. vs. BYU, 1989

Most Yards Penalized
124: Kansas St., 1995
112: Michigan, 1984
111: Texas A&M, 1990

Most Yards Penalized, Both Teams
219: Kansas St. vs. Colorado St., 1995
194: BYU vs. Michigan, 1984
184: Ohio St. vs. BYU, 1982

Fewest Penalties
1: BYU, 1979
1: Baylor, 2012

Fewest Yards Penalized
5: Baylor, 2012
6: Nebraska, 1998
9: Texas, 2001

Fewest Penalties, Both Teams
4: Arkansas vs. Arizona St., 1985
6: Hawaii vs. Illinois, 1992
6: Baylor vs. UCLA, 2012

Fewest Yards Penalized, Both Teams
31: Arkansas vs. Arizona St., 1985
51: Hawaii vs. Illinois, 1992
53: Texas vs. Washington, 2001

 

Miscellaneous

Largest Attendance
65,416: Oklahoma vs. Oregon, 2005
65,354: Arizona vs. Nebraska, 1998
64,607: Arizona vs. Nebraska, 2009

Longest Game
4:17: Penn St. vs. BYU, 1989
4:12: ASU vs. Texas, 2007
4:04: Texas vs. Washington, 2001

Shortest Game
2:50: Navy vs. BYU, 1978
2:58: Arkansas vs. Arizona St., 1985
3:00: BYU vs. Missouri, 1983