Besides the records set by SI Player of the Week Tony Sands (box), here are some other noteworthy marks established on the last full Saturday of the season:
? Weber State junior quarterback Jamie Martin threw for 624 yards, a Division I-AA record, in a 60-42 win over Idaho State that earned the Wildcats a spot in the playoffs. In the same game Weber State running back Geoff Mitchell scored three touchdowns, giving him 170 points for the season to break the I-AA scoring record of 162 points, set by Jerry Rice of Mississippi Valley State in 1984.
?In Virginia's 38-0 win over Virginia Tech, quarterback Matt Blundin, a 6'7" senior who also used to play on the Cavaliers' basketball team, ran his string of consecutive passes without an interception to 231, including 224 this year. The previous interception-free record of 215 passes was set by Illinois's Jack Trudeau over a seven-game span in 1985.
?Pacific's Ryan Benjamin rushed 25 times for 118 yards in a 44-23 victory over UNLV, making him the first player in NCAA history to gain at least 100 yards on the ground in all 12 of his games. He also caught five passes to become the first player ever to catch at least 50 passes in a season while also rushing for at least 1,500 yards.