Pac-10 Football, a quick look

Here's a quick glance at some of the top returning players in the Pac-10. We take a look at the top returning statistical leaders. We also take a look at how many returners come back to the 10 schools and the returning All Pac-10 performers.

RETURNING STATISTICAL LEADERS
Total Offense: Jason Gesser, WSU, 257.5 YDS/G
Pass Efficiency: Gesser 142.0
Passing Yards: Gesser 2729 yards
Touchdown Passes: Gesser 25
Completion %: Carson Palmer, USC, 58.7
Yards per Attempt: Cory Paus, UCLA, 9.0
Rusher: Clarence Farmer, Arizona 1229 yards AND 111.7 yards/game
Rushing Touchdowns: Farmer 10 tds
Yards per Carry: Onterrio Smith, Oregon, 6.3
Receiving Yards: Shaun McDonald, ASU, 1104
Receiving Touchdowns: McDonald 10
Yards per Game: McDonald 110.4
Yards per Catch: McDonald, 23.5
Catches per Game: Bobby Wade, Arizona, 5.64
Scoring: Drew Dunning, WSU, 86 pts/7.8 ppg
Tackles: Troy Polamalu, USC, 98
Interceptions: Michael Jolivette, Arizona/Matt Ware, UCLA, 5 Int.
Sacks: D.D. Acholonu, WSU, 11

ARIZONA
Returning Starters: Offense (7); Defense (6)
Returning All-Conference players:
Clarence Farmer 1st RB; Lance Briggs 1st LB; Makoa Fretias HM OT; Jason Johnson HM QB; Michael Jolivette HM CB; Young Thompson HM DT; Bobby Wade HM WR.

ARIZONA STATE
Returning Starters: Offense (4); Defense (8)
Returning All-Conference players:
Shaun McDonald 1st WR; Mike Barth HM PK; Mike Karney HM FB; Alfred Williams HM S.

CALIFORNIA
Returning Starters: Offense (7); Defense (9)
Returning All-Conference players:
Mark Jensen HM PK; Scott Tercero HM OL.

OREGON
Returning Starters: Offense (5); Defense (6)
Returning All-Conference players:
Keenan Howry 1st WR/PR; Onterrio Smith 2nd RB/KOR; Joey Forster HM OL; Keith Lewis HM FS; Seth McEwan HM DE; Kevin Mitchell HM LB.

OREGON STATE
Returning Starters: Offense (7); Defense (8)
Returning All-Conference players:
Eric Manning 1st DT; Richard Seigler 2nd LB; Dennis Weathersby 2nd CB; Nick Barnett HM LB; James Newson HM WR.

STANFORD
Returning Starters: Offense (7); Defense (3)
Returning All-Conference players:
Kwame Harris 2nd OL; Luke Powell 2nd PR/HM WR; Greg Schindler 2nd OL; Kirk Chambers HM OT; Teyo Johnson HM WR; Matt Leonard HM DT.

UCLA
Returning Starters: Offense (6); Defense (5)
Returning All-Conference players:
Ricky Manning 1st DB; Nate Fiske 1st P; Mike Saffer 2nd OL; Rodney Leisle 2nd DT; Dave Ball HM DE; Bryce Bohlander HM OT; Chris Griffith HM PK; Matt Ware HM DB.

USC
Returning Starters: Offense (8); Defense (5)
Returning All-Conference players:
Troy Polamalu 1st DB; Kevin Arbet 1st ST; Shaun Cody HM DT; David Davis HM PK; Mike Pollard HM LB; Jacob Rogers HM OL.

WASHINGTON
Returning Starters: Offense (8); Defense (5)
Returning All-Conference players:
Reggie Williams 2nd WR; John Anderson 2nd PK; Paul Arnold HM WR; Kai Ellis HM DE; Ben Mahdavi HM LB; Derek McLaughlin HM P; Cody Pickett HM QB.

WASHINGTON STATE
Returning Starters: Offense (9); Defense (6)
Returning All-Conference players:
Derrick Roche 1st OL; Drew Dunning 1st PK; Jason Gesser 2nd QB; Rien Long 2nd DT; D.D. Acholonu HM DE; Isaac Brown HM DE; Mike Bush HM WR; Curtis Nettles HM ST; Josh Parrish HM OT; Marcus Trufant HM CB.


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