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Football offensive stats leaders for 2023 season

11/29/2023, 9:00am CST
By Travis Wilson

Below are football stats leaders for the entire 2023 season, playoffs included. Players are listed by total yards for each category. You can click on any of the stats headers to re-sort. For Regular Season stats leaders, click here.

You can see full season statistics by clicking here.

2023 Rushing Leaders

After a promising sophomore campaign, Notre Dame running back Christian Collins really broke out as a junior, rushing for a state-high 2,503 yards this year with 40 touchdowns on 239 carries, as he averaged an impressive 10.5 yards per carry. Collins went over 200 rushing yards seven times, including a season-high 306 yards against Menasha to help the Tritons capture the FRCC-South crown, as the team advanced to the state semi-finals.

Rank NAME TEAM G ATT YDS TD YDS/ATT RUSH YPG
1 Christian Collins Notre Dame 13 239 2503 40 10.5 192.5
2 Owen Carlson Kewaunee 13 244 2375 39 9.7 182.7
3 Colton Brunell Columbus 12 309 2298 32 7.4 191.5
4 Jayden Gordon Kenosha St. Joseph 10 140 2150 37 15.4 215
5 Parker Maney Reedsville 12 274 2091 28 7.6 174.2
6 Aiden Meador Saint Croix Falls 13 279 1968 24 7.1 151.4
7 Karter Butt Edgar 14 267 1945 37 7.3 138.9
8 Koehler Kilty Stratford 14 275 1919 20 7 137.1
9(tie) Chase Matthias Two Rivers 12 164 1904 29 11.6 158.7
9(tie) Peyton Alvarado Lancaster 12 302 1904 25 6.3 158.7
11 Benjamin Timm Campbellsport 10 221 1802 17 8.2 180.2
12 Grant Dean Neenah 11 244 1774 25 7.3 161.3
13 Jonah Severson River Falls 10 286 1747 24 6.1 174.7
14 Logan Rufledt Tomah 10 305 1717 17 5.6 171.7
15 Landon Nottestad Badger 14 226 1670 20 7.4 119.3
16 Terrance Shelton Franklin 14 240 1662 28 6.9 118.7
17 JP Doyle Badger 14 199 1640 28 8.2 117.1
18 Demetrius Bergmann Pepin/Alma 11 151 1638 33 10.8 148.9
19(tie) Jack Wesolowski New Berlin West 11 207 1632 19 7.9 148.4
19(tie) Ayden Price Fall River 9 238 1632 19 6.9 181.3
21 Drew Peterson Jefferson 10 282 1631 20 5.8 163.1
22 Arthur Robinson Watertown Luther Prep 11 180 1623 24 9 147.5
23 Lane Marty Black Hawk/Warren 14 211 1614 23 7.6 115.3
24 Brady Gross Coleman 11 203 1598 9 7.9 145.3
25 Aiden Humphreys Wrightstown 13 240 1566 17 6.5 120.5
26 Tommy Novotny Marquette 13 242 1548 28 6.4 119.1
27 Dylan Bredlow Johnson Creek 11 199 1546 28 7.8 140.5
28 Sam Ersland Wisconsin Dells 10 241 1540 16 6.4 154
29 Ben Ott Nicolet 9 181 1526 20 8.4 169.6
30 Alex Haines Oconto Falls 10 168 1516 24 9 151.6

2023 Passing Leaders

Adam Skifton led the state with 2,944 passing yards as the Hilltoppers ended up sharing the Mississippi Valley Conference crown. The two-year starter completed 66.9% of his passes for with 39 touchdowns and five interceptions, good for a 128.9 passer rating. In two years guiding the Hilltoppers' offense as the starter, Skifton threw for 5,635 yards with 69 touchdowns, finishing with a 127.8 quarterback rating. The Augustana (SD) commit was recently announced as a WFCA Large School All-State selection and the 2023 Dave Krieg Award winner as part of the WSN Senior Football Awards.

Rank NAME TEAM G COMP ATT COMP % YDS TD INT RATE
1 Adam Skifton Onalaska 12 216 323 66.9 2944 39 6 127.6
2 Tyler Hatcher Sussex Hamilton 13 186 274 67.9 2848 26 15 110.8
3 Brady Hilgart Grafton 14 211 302 69.9 2755 28 6 120.9
4 Kasey Helgeson Mount Horeb/Barneveld 12 158 231 68.4 2719 29 3 142.3
5 Drew Kavanaugh Sun Prairie East 13 182 303 60.1 2551 37 7 117.2
6(tie) Joseph Kallay Franklin 14 150 247 60.7 2457 22 6 113.7
6(tie) TJ Pink Platteville 11 195 289 67.5 2457 27 8 113.3
8 Cal Smith Baldwin-Woodville 12 145 218 66.5 2443 30 4 136.1
9 Danny Lodl Sturgeon Bay 10 156 275 56.7 2383 26 9 103.3
10 Drew Viney Stoughton 13 174 313 55.6 2337 21 13 84.6
11 Max Ronsmann Luxemburg-Casco 14 159 246 64.6 2279 11 11 90.8
12 Kade Rosenow Clintonville 10 183 327 56 2259 23 7 92
13 Matt Buckman Cambridge 10 145 251 57.8 2229 24 7 107.5
14 Finnley Doriot Kaukauna 13 157 269 58.4 2204 20 5 101.9
15 Tyler Link Mauston 10 164 313 52.4 2183 24 14 81.7
16 Reece Kamrath Watertown 9 143 293 48.8 2155 20 12 79.1
17 Wade Lindahl Lourdes Academy 11 206 294 70.1 2131 25 8 107.7
18 Cal Moreau Monona Grove 11 145 283 51.2 2123 23 17 78.1
19 Vance Johnson Waunakee 14 121 163 74.2 2086 27 3 147.9
20 Max Mitchell DeForest 10 137 229 59.8 2051 21 9 103.4
21 Duke Shovald West De Pere 11 125 215 58.1 2014 19 4 111.3
22 Easton Arendt De Pere 10 139 226 61.5 2012 20 11 99.6
23 Charlie Darrow University School 9 139 207 67.1 2003 18 11 105.2
24 Carter Isenberger Stanley-Boyd 11 137 232 59.1 1990 20 11 96
25 Mason Lane Lodi 14 114 179 63.7 1976 26 2 136.1
26 Teddy Bernick Prescott 9 126 192 65.6 1959 19 5 121.4
27 Justin Klinkner Two Rivers 12 117 169 69.2 1956 24 2 142.7
28 Peter McDevitt Marquette 14 148 242 61.2 1937 17 7 97.8
29 A.J. Curtis Waukesha North 9 140 247 56.7 1911 12 8 84.3
30 Tyson Lucas Cameron 12 122 195 62.6 1884 21 5 119.7

2023 Receiving Leaders

Nick Kihn of Sussex Hamilton was a very good receiver as a junior last season but has stepped up as one of the state's best as a senior. After hauling in 47 passes for 567 yards in 12 games last year, Kihn eclipsed that this season, catching 80 passes for 1,181 yards and five touchdowns, averaging 14.8 yards per reception. He also had more than 500 return yards and a rushing touchdown this season as the Chargers tried to get the ball into his hands in a multitude of ways. Onalaska's Brodie Mickschl led the state with 86 receptions this season.

Rank NAME TEAM G REC YDS TD YDS/REC YPG
1 Nick Kihn Sussex Hamilton 13 80 1181 5 14.8 90
2 Madden Mahr Stanley-Boyd 11 54 1158 14 21.4 105
3 Ethan Feldner University School 9 81 1146 10 14.1 127
4 Connor Stauff Sun Prairie East 13 82 1129 17 13.8 86
5 Brodie Mickschl Onalaska 12 86 1105 19 12.8 92
6 Chris Kiel Mount Horeb/Barneveld 12 52 1073 13 20.6 89
7 Ryan Ferguson Germantown 11 38 1062 11 27.9 96
8 Boden Frosch Sauk Prairie 9 63 1047 12 16.6 116
9 Evan Olson Pepin/Alma 11 70 1029 18 14.7 93
10 David Emerich Waunakee 14 48 1004 9 20.9 71
11 Gavin Sell Baldwin-Woodville 12 49 982 11 20 81
12 Noah Taylor Palmyra-Eagle 9 58 980 13 16.9 108
13 Sam Wegener Clintonville 9 59 963 12 16.3 107
14 Brock Massey Mauston 9 53 938 13 17.7 104
15 Jacques Brooks Franklin 14 58 908 7 15.7 64
16 Zach Scher Watertown 8 42 887 11 21.1 110
17(tie) Nolan Girdaukas Kohler/Sheb. Lutheran/Christian 10 53 878 11 16.6 87
17(tie) Tommy Teberg Burlington 10 55 878 12 16 87
19 Mike Valitchka Verona 11 53 874 11 16.5 79
20 Mark Leidel Slinger 11 58 872 11 15 79
21 Hayden May De Pere 11 54 866 10 16 78
22 Caden Wold Boyceville 12 32 861 16 26.9 71
23 Langdon Nordgaard West De Pere 10 52 850 6 16.3 85
24 Bryce Plzak Sturgeon Bay 10 57 848 13 14.9 84
25 Pierson MacDonald D.C. Everest 10 51 822 8 16.1 82
26 Keagen Jirschele Mosinee 10 44 818 9 18.6 81
27 Trace Schoenebeck Luxemburg-Casco 14 59 814 4 13.8 58
28 Lucas Ludlum Platteville 11 61 797 7 13.1 72
29 Gabe Torres Greendale 9 37 787 11 21.3 87
30 Tucker Grundahl DeForest 10 55 784 9 14.3 78

About the Author

Travis Wilson serves as the WisSports.net General Manager, Football Editor, and contributing writer for other parts of the site. Wilson was selected as part of the Sports 40 Under 40 list by Coach & AD Magazine and the National High School Athletic Coaches Association for 2019. The Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA) named Travis the 2015 recipient of the Dave McClain Distinguished Service Award. He currently serves on the WFCA Executive Board as the Website and Communications Director and is a member of the Executive Board of the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association. A graduate of Richland Center High School and Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Travis was a three-sport athlete in high school (football, baseball, basketball) and currently resides in Reedsburg. You can follow him on Twitter at @travisWSN.

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