Who are the College Football Quarterbacks that threw the most interceptions in a season?
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The college football quarterbacks that threw the most interceptions in a season.
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There have been many great performances in college football, but this list highlights some of the worst. Let’s look at the college quarterbacks that threw the most interceptions in one season and what impact it on their school.
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7. Mark Hermann - 27 Interceptions
Mark Hermann was a four-year starter for the Purdue Boilermakers but his first year wasn’t pretty. Hermann threw 27 interceptions and the team only won five games.
7. Leamon Hall - 27 Interceptions
Leamon Hall was also a four-year starter for the Army Black Knights, and during his junior year, he took a step back. Hall threw for 2,134 yards, 15 touchdowns, and 27 interceptions.
7. Tom Schultze - 27 Interceptions
Tom Schultze didn’t find a whole lot of success during his time at VCU, and in 1973 he threw only six touchdowns and 27 interceptions.
7. Don Strock - 27 Interceptions
Don Strock was a full-time starter for two seasons with Virginia Tech, and in 1972 he threw for 16 touchdowns but also 27 interceptions.
5. Ty Detmer - 28 Interceptions
Ty Detmer threw a lot of interceptions in 1990 for BYU, but overall the stats were actually pretty well. Detmer also threw for 5,188 yards and 41 touchdowns. BYU finished the season with a 10-3 record overall.
5. Ed Rubbert - 28 Interceptions
The 1984 Louisville Cardinals team wasn’t good, and a big reason was the play of quarterback Ed Rubbert. He threw 28 interceptions and the Cardinals only won two of the games.
4. Kurt Page 29 Interceptions
Kurt Page checks in at number four on his list having thrown 29 interceptions for the Vanderbilt Commodores in 1983.
2. Steve Ramsey - 31 Interceptions
Steve Ramsey threw 31 interceptions for North Texas in 1969. The Mean Green only played ten games that season.
2. Billy Stevens - 31 Interceptions
Billy Stevens did enough to lead UTEP to a bowl game in 1965, but there were still some real struggles throwing 31 interceptions.
1. John Eckman - 34 Interceptions
The most interceptions in a season was set by John Eckman who played for Wichita State in 1966. Eckman only completed 42.6 percent of his passes and seven touchdowns.