2016 Top 100 records countdown

Recap of Arizona Wildcats top 100 individual records: No. 11 to 100

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The countdown toward Arizona’s 2016 season opener against BYU on Sept. 3 has reached only 10 days. Ninety days ago, back in May, we started this summertime countdown of 100 days with a focus on the top 100 individual records in Arizona football history.

To catch up on the rankings we are listing the No. 21 to 100 individual records here. To read more of these exploits, click on this link and then visit the accompanying day to the ranking.

Here is the list to this point:

11. Most Interceptions, Season: 11, Jackie Wallace, 1971

12. Longest Passing Play: 99 yards, Jason Johnson to Brandon Marshall, vs. Idaho, 2001

13. Most Passing Yards, Season: 4,334, Nick Foles, 2011/Season Per Game, 361.2, 2011, 12 games

14. Longest Kickoff Return: 100 yards, Chris McAlister, vs. UCLA, 1996, at Hawai’i 1998; Travis Cobb, vs. Iowa, 2010

15. Most Pass Completions, Game: 47, Anu Solomon vs. California, Sept 20, 2014 (73 attempts)

16. Most Interceptions by Defensive Lineman, Game: 2, Ken Giovando, vs. BYU, Sept. 26, 1964

17. Most Touchdowns on Punt Returns, Game: 2, Floyd Hudlow vs. BYU, Sept. 26, 1964 (61 and 69 yards)

18. Longest Field Goal: 57 yards, Lee Pistor, at Iowa, Sept. 24, 1977; Max Zendejas, at ASU, Nov. 23, 1985; Jon Prasuhn, vs. Pacific, Sept. 2, 1995

19. Most Touchdowns Rushing, Game: 5, Ka’Deem Carey, vs. Colorado, Nov. 10, 2012

20. Scoring on both sides of ball, game: Doug Schlueter vs. New Mexico, 1967 (Scored on a 24-yard interception return and on a 15-yard pass); Art Luppino vs. Idaho, 1954 (Rushed for two touchdowns and scored on an interception return)

21. Most Consecutive Games Catching a Pass: 42, Dennis Northcutt (Oct. 26, 1996, Oregon St. to Nov. 27, 1999, Arizona St.); Bobby Wade (Sept. 18, 1999, Stanford to Nov. 29, 2002, ASU, 1 missed game due to injury)

22. Season Sacks: 19, Tedy Bruschi, 1993

23. Longest Run: 96 yards, Trung Canidate vs. San Diego St., 1997

24. Tackles for Loss/Sacks, Season: 29, Tom Nelson, 1968; Scooby Wright III, 2014

25. Most Yards Gained, Season: 1,929, Ka’Deem Carey, 2012 (303 attempts)

26. Most Touchdowns Rushing, Season: 23, Ka’Deem Carey, 2012

27. Longest Punt Return: 94 yards, Jackie Wallace vs. UCLA, 1971

28. Most Fumbles Caused: 6, Scooby Wright III, 2014

29. Most Blocked Kicks, Season: 5, Wally Scott, 1967 (three in one game vs. Utah Oct. 21)

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30. Most Consecutive Field Goals Made: 11, Max Zendejas, 1984 (Fresno St. to Long Beach St., five games)

31. Most Tackles For Loss, Career: 74, Tedy Bruschi, 1992-95

32. Most Points Scored, Season: 166, Art Luppino, 1954

33. Must Rushing Touchdowns, Career: 48, Ka’Deem Carey, 2011-13

34. Most Receiving Yards, Career: 3351, Bobby Wade, 1999-02 (230 receptions)

35. Most Tackles, Season: 200, Mark Jacobs, 1974

36. Most Receiving Yards, Game: 283, Jeremy McDaniel, at California, Nov. 2, 1996 (14 receptions)

37. Most Rushing Yards Gained, Career: 4,239, Ka’Deem Carey, 2011-13 (743 attempts)

38. Most Field Goals Made 50 Yards or More, Career: 14, Max Zendejas, 1982-85

39. Consecutive Games Throwing Touchdown Pass, 17, Nick Foles (2010 and 2011)

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40. Most Points Scored, Game: 32, Art Luppino, vs. New Mexico St., 1954

41. Most Touchdowns Scored, Career: 52, Ka’Deem Carey, 2011-13

42. Longest Punt: 84 yards, Bill Hargis, at Rice, 1930

43. Most Receiving Yards, Season: 1,422, Dennis Northcutt, 1999 (88 receptions)

44. Most Yards Gained Passing, Career: 10,011, Nick Foles, 2009-2011 (Career Per Game, 286.0)

45. All-Purpose Yards Gained, Season: 2,249, Dennis Northcutt, 1999 (1422 receiving/436 punt returns/191 kick returns/200 rushing)

46. Most Yards Passing, Game: 520, Anu Solomon, vs. California, Sept. 20, 2014

47. Most Touchdowns/Points Responsible For (TDs scored and passed for), Game: 7, Keith Smith, vs. California, Nov. 2, 1996 (5 passing, 2 rushing)/42 points

48. Most Touchdown Passes, Season: 28, Foles, 2011; Willie Tuitama, 2007; Anu Solomon, 2014

49. Most Passes Caught, Game: 14, Jeremy McDaniel, at California, Nov. 2, 1996

50. Most Touchdowns Scored, Season: 24, Art Luppino, 1954; Ka’Deem Carey, 2012

51. Most Touchdown Passes, Career: 67, Willie Tuitama, 2005-08, Nick Foles, 2009-11

52. Most Attempts Without Interceptions, Consecutive: 232, Anu Solomon (vs. Boise St, 2014, to vs. Washington, 2015)

53. Most Passes Caught, Season: 93, Bobby Wade, 2002 (12 games)

54. Most Points Scored, Career: 360, Max Zendejas, 1982-85

55. Most Touchdown Passes Caught, Career: 32, Juron Criner, 2008-11

56. Highest Completion Percentage, Career (Mininum 500 attempts): 66.8, Nick Foles, 2009-11 (1,396 attempts, 933 completions)

57. Highest Average Per Punt, Season: 47.5, Danny Baugher, 2005 (37 punts, 1,758 yards)

58. Games Gained 100 Yards, Career: 22, Ka’Deem Carey, 2011-13

59. Touchdowns Scored, Game: 5, Art Luppino, vs. New Mexico St., 1954; Ka’Deem Carey, vs. Colorado, 2012

60. All-Purpose Yards Gained, Career: 5,483, Ka’Deem Carey, 2011-13

61. Most Yards Passing Season: 3,793, Anu Solomon, 2014, 14 games

62. Assisted Tackles, Career: 243, Ricky Hunley, 1980-83

63. Kickoff Return Average, Career: 27.4, Floyd Hudlow, 1963-64 (30 for 822)

64. Touchdown Passes Caught, Season: 11, Austin Hill, 2012; 11, Mike Thomas, 2007; 11, Theopolis “T” Bell, 1974; 11, Juron Criner, 2010; Juron Criner, 2011

65. Most Attempts Without Interception, Game: 72, Anu Solomon, vs. USC, 2014

66. Most Individual Rushing Attempts, Career: 815, Ontiwaun Carter, 1991-94

67. Kickoff Return Average, Season: 37.8 yards, Ricky Stevenson, 1968 (nine returns for 340 yards)

68. Career 100-Yard Receiving Games: 13, Dennis Northcutt, 1996-99

69. Most Rushing Yards By Quarterback, Season: 949 yards, B.J. Denker, 2014 (181 attempts)


70. Freshman Rushing Yards, Season: 1,375, Nick Wilson, 2014 (236 rushes)

71. Highest Completion Percentage, Season (200 attempts): 69.1, Nick Foles, 2011 (560 attempts, 387 completions)

72. Highest Average Per Punt Return, (Minimum 10): 18.9, Dennis Northcutt, 1999 (23 returns, 436 yards)

73. All-Purpose Yards Gained, Game: 400, Ka’Deem Carey, vs. Colorado, Nov. 10, 2012

74. Field Goals Made, Career: 79, Max Zendejas, 1982-85 (107 attempts)

75. Highest Completion Percentage Season, 100 attempts: 68.5, Keith Smith, 1998 (113 completions, 165 attempts)

76. Highest Interception Return Average, Career (Minimum 10): 23.3, Antoine Cason, 2004-07 (15 interceptions, 349 yards)

77. Most Pass Completions, Season: 387, Nick Foles, 2011 (12 games, 560 attempts)

78. Passes Broken Up, Career (not including INTs): 44, Michael Jolivette, 2000-03

79. Most Interception Returns for Touchdown, Career: 4, Jackie Wallace, 1970-72

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Jackie Wallace (University of Arizona photo)

80. Most Rushing Attempts, Game: 48, Ka’Deem Carey, vs. Oregon, Nov. 23, 2013

81. Highest Completion Percentage, Game (Min. 40 completions): 78.4, Nick Foles, vs. Stanford, Oct. 17, 2009 (40 completions, 51 attempts)

82. Fewest Passes Had Intercepted (percentage of attempts), Career (Minimum 500 attempts): 2.36 percent, Nick Foles, 2009-11 (33 interceptions in 1,396 attempts)

83. Most touchdown passes caught, Game: 3, Cayleb Jones, vs. California, 2014 (13 receptions), Juron Criner, vs. Oregon, 2009 (5 receptions); UCLA 2011 (10 receptions); Mike Thomas, at Washington, 2007 (10 receptions); Bobby Wade, at California, 2001 (6 receptions); Scott Piper, vs. Northwestern, 1975 (4 receotions); Charlie McKee, vs. Wyoming, 1970 (3 receptions); Joe Hernandez, vs. New Mexico, 1961 (4 receptions); Bill Glazier vs. New Mexico, 1949 (6 receptions)

84. Single-Season Tight Ends Receptions: 47, Rob Gronkowski, 2008 (672 yards)

85. Total Offense, Most Yards Gained: 566, Anu Solomon vs. California, Sept. 20, 2014 (520 yards passing/46 rushing)

86. Most Fumbles Recovered, Season: 5, Ransom Terrell, 1975; Akil Jackson, 1993; and Keoni Fraser, 2000

87. Fewest Passes Had Intercepted (percentage of attempts), Season: 1.39, Bruce Hill, 1975 (3 interceptions, 215 attempts)

88. Most Field Goals Made, Season, 23, Steve McLaughlin, 1994 (29 attempts in 12 games)

89. Most Consecutive Games Catching A Touchdown Pass: 6, Rodney Williams, 1997

90. Most Consecutive Games Kicking Field Goal, Career: 18, Max Zendejas, 1982-84

91. Most Pass Completions, Career: 933, Nick Foles, 2009-11

92. Most Touchdowns/Points Responsible For (TDs scored and passed for), Season: 33 TDs/202 points, Matt Scott, 2012

93. Most Tight Ends Receptions-Yards-Touchdowns, Career: Rob Gronkowski, 75 receptions, 1,197 yards, 16 touchdowns 2007-08

94. Highest Average Per Punt, Career: 44.19 yards, Nick Folk, 2003-06 (96 for 4,242 yards)

95. Highest Average Per Punt, Game: 57.6 yards, Danny Baugher, vs. Purdue, Sept. 17, 2005 (7 punts, 403 yards)

96. Kickoff Return Average, Game: 52.7 yards, Theopolis “T” Bell, at BYU, Nov. 1, 1975 (3 returns, 158 yards)

97. Total Offense, Career: 9,712 yards, Nick Foles, 2009-11 (10,111 passing, minus-290 rushing, minus-9 receiving)

98. Highest Career Field Goals Made Percentage: .833, Jason Bondzio, 2007-08

99. Longest non-scoring passing play: 74 yards, Ortege Jenkins to Trung Canidate, vs. UCLA, 1998

100. Highest Average Per Punt Return, Career: 14.95 yards, Eddie Wolgast, 1945-50


ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for CollegeAD.com, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports, TucsonCitizen.com, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.

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