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NCAA RANKINGS
 
  • Only four quarterbacks in the FBS (among qualifiers on the NCAA passing report) have fewer interceptions than Clausen's four and each has over 60 fewer pass attempts. He is tied with nine other quarterbacks for the fifth fewest interceptions in the nation - all of whom also have fewer pass attempts than Clausen.
  • Despite missing half of the Purdue game and playing with a turf toe injury the last nine games, Clausen still ranks among the top FBS quarterbacks in the nation in the following passing categories:
    Category#NCAA Rank
    Total Passing Yards33824th
    Passing Yards/Game307.455th
    Passing Efficiency156.457th
    Total Offense/Game300.186th
    Total Offense Yards33025th
    Fewest Interceptions4t-5th
    Completion Percentage67.3410th
    Completions/Game24.559th
    Passing Yards/Attempt8.5611th
    Passing Touchdowns23t-8th
    Total Passing Completions26610th
    Total Points Responsible for156t-12th
    Points Responsible/Game14.18t-14th
    Total Passing Attempts39512th
    Passing Yards/Completion12.31t-37th
  • Clausen throws an interception every 98.8 pass attempts, which ranks second best among FBS qualifying quarterbacks. Here is the top five:
     Average Passes Between INTs 
    1.Kellen Moore, Boise State109.7
    2.Jimmy Clausen, Notre Dame98.8
    3.Case Keenum, Houston92.2
    4.Diondre Borel, Utah State84.3
    5.Tyler Sheehan, Bowling Green82.8
  • Clausen has moved into the top-20 among active FBS quarterbacks in a number of career categories:
    Passing Completions/Game19.811th
    Passing Yards/Game229.613th
    Passing Completions67213th
    Passing Attempts/Game31.813th
    Passing Touchdowns55t-16th
    Passing Attempts108016th
    Passing Yards780817th
    Completion Percentages62.2219th
    Total Offense Plays/Game36.820th