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2004 Big East Conference Year Summary

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Record: 45-37, .549 W-L% (5th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -0.75 (7th of 12) ▪ SOS: -1.73 (8th of 12)

Conference Champion: Boston College, Pittsburgh, Syracuse and West Virginia

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(West Virginia)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Boston College and Pittsburgh)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Boston College 9 3 .750 4 2 .667 24.7 16.9 5.28 -2.47
Pittsburgh 8 4 .667 4 2 .667 27.1 24.0 2.96 -1.54
West Virginia 8 4 .667 4 2 .667 30.1 20.5 5.27 -2.65
Syracuse 6 6 .500 4 2 .667 23.9 28.7 -0.07 1.76
Connecticut 8 4 .667 3 3 .500 30.3 21.7 0.83 -5.17
Rutgers 4 7 .364 1 5 .167 24.5 31.2 -8.16 -2.52
Temple 2 9 .182 1 5 .167 21.6 36.3 -11.33 0.49

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/5 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 12/5 Final
Boston College                 25 24 21 19 17 23 25 21
Pittsburgh                           19 19 25
West Virginia 10 10 7 6 6 16 17 15 15 15 13 21 21      

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2005-01-01 Fiesta Bowl Utah 35 Pittsburgh 7 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
2005-01-01 Gator Bowl Florida State 30 West Virginia 18 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
2004-12-30 Continental Tire Bowl Boston College 37 North Carolina 24 Continental Tire Bowl (Charlotte, NC)
2004-12-27 Motor City Bowl Connecticut 39 Toledo 10 Motor City Bowl (Detroit, MI)
2004-12-21 Champs Sports Bowl Georgia Tech 51 Syracuse 14 Champs Sports Bowl (Orlando, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Ryan Hart (RUT) 295
2. Dan Orlovsky* (CT) 288
3. Tyler Palko* (PITT) 230
4. Paul Peterson* (BC) 221
5. Walter Washington (TEMP) 187
6. Perry Patterson* (SYR) 168
7. Rasheed Marshall* (WV) 102
8. Marcus Law* (WV) 42
9. Matt Ryan* (BC) 35
10. Joe Fields* (SYR) 13

Pass Attempts

1. Dan Orlovsky* (CT) 457
2. Ryan Hart (RUT) 453
3. Tyler Palko* (PITT) 409
4. Paul Peterson* (BC) 355
5. Walter Washington (TEMP) 332
6. Perry Patterson* (SYR) 289
7. Rasheed Marshall* (WV) 171
8. Marcus Law* (WV) 71
  Matt Ryan* (BC) 71
10. Joe Fields* (SYR) 29

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Ryan Hart (RUT) 65.1
2. Dan Orlovsky* (CT) 63.0
3. Paul Peterson* (BC) 62.3
4. Rasheed Marshall* (WV) 59.6
5. Perry Patterson* (SYR) 58.1
6. Walter Washington (TEMP) 56.3
7. Tyler Palko* (PITT) 56.2

Passing Yards

1. Dan Orlovsky* (CT) 3354
2. Ryan Hart (RUT) 3154
3. Tyler Palko* (PITT) 3067
4. Paul Peterson* (BC) 2594
5. Walter Washington (TEMP) 2207
6. Perry Patterson* (SYR) 1851
7. Rasheed Marshall* (WV) 1426
8. Marcus Law* (WV) 460
9. Matt Ryan* (BC) 350
10. Terrence Shawell (RUT) 213
  Terence Shawell (RUT) 213

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Rasheed Marshall* (WV) 8.3
2. Tyler Palko* (PITT) 7.5
3. Dan Orlovsky* (CT) 7.3
4. Paul Peterson* (BC) 7.3
5. Ryan Hart (RUT) 7.0
6. Walter Washington (TEMP) 6.6
7. Perry Patterson* (SYR) 6.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Rasheed Marshall* (WV) 8.6
2. Tyler Palko* (PITT) 7.9
3. Paul Peterson* (BC) 7.1
4. Dan Orlovsky* (CT) 6.9
5. Walter Washington (TEMP) 6.4
6. Ryan Hart (RUT) 5.8
7. Perry Patterson* (SYR) 5.3

Passing Touchdowns

1. Tyler Palko* (PITT) 24
2. Dan Orlovsky* (CT) 23
3. Paul Peterson* (BC) 18
4. Ryan Hart (RUT) 17
5. Rasheed Marshall* (WV) 16
6. Walter Washington (TEMP) 10
7. Perry Patterson* (SYR) 7
8. Marcus Law* (WV) 3
9. Matt Ryan* (BC) 2
  Terrence Shawell (RUT) 2
  Terence Shawell (RUT) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Ryan Hart (RUT) 19
2. Dan Orlovsky* (CT) 15
3. Paul Peterson* (BC) 10
  Perry Patterson* (SYR) 10
5. Tyler Palko* (PITT) 7
6. Walter Washington (TEMP) 6
  Rasheed Marshall* (WV) 6
8. Marcus Law* (WV) 3
  Matt Ryan* (BC) 3
  Joe Fields* (SYR) 3

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Rasheed Marshall* (WV) 153.6
2. Tyler Palko* (PITT) 135.2
3. Paul Peterson* (BC) 134.7
4. Dan Orlovsky* (CT) 134.7
5. Ryan Hart (RUT) 127.6
6. Walter Washington (TEMP) 118.5
7. Perry Patterson* (SYR) 113.0

Rush Attempts

1. Cornell Brockington* (CT) 238
2. Walter Washington (TEMP) 222
3. Brian Leonard (RUT) 199
4. Kay-Jay Harris* (WV) 165
5. Raymond Kirkley* (PITT) 154
6. Damien Rhodes* (SYR) 153
7. Walter Reyes* (SYR) 148
8. Jason Colson* (WV) 143
  L.V. Whitworth* (BC) 143
10. Andre Callender* (BC) 138

Rushing Yards

1. Cornell Brockington* (CT) 1218
2. Kay-Jay Harris* (WV) 959
3. Walter Washington (TEMP) 889
4. Damien Rhodes* (SYR) 870
5. Walter Reyes* (SYR) 803
6. Brian Leonard (RUT) 732
7. Jason Colson* (WV) 706
8. Rasheed Marshall* (WV) 684
9. Andre Callender* (BC) 637
10. L.V. Whitworth* (BC) 623

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Kay-Jay Harris* (WV) 5.8
2. Damien Rhodes* (SYR) 5.7
3. Walter Reyes* (SYR) 5.4
4. Rasheed Marshall* (WV) 5.3
5. Cornell Brockington* (CT) 5.1
6. Jason Colson* (WV) 4.9
7. Umar Ferguson (TEMP) 4.8
8. Andre Callender* (BC) 4.6
9. L.V. Whitworth* (BC) 4.4
10. Walter Washington (TEMP) 4.0

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Walter Washington (TEMP) 15
2. Cornell Brockington* (CT) 11
3. Kay-Jay Harris* (WV) 10
  Damien Rhodes* (SYR) 10
5. Brian Leonard (RUT) 7
  Walter Reyes* (SYR) 7
7. Raymond Kirkley* (PITT) 6
  Jason Colson* (WV) 6
9. L.V. Whitworth* (BC) 5
10. Rasheed Marshall* (WV) 4

Receptions

1. Tres Moses (RUT) 81
2. Greg Lee* (PITT) 68
3. Keron Henry* (CT) 67
4. Brian Leonard (RUT) 61
5. Clark Harris (RUT) 53
6. Chris Henry* (WV) 52
  Grant Adams* (BC) 52
8. Joe Delsardo* (PITT) 49
9. Phil Goodman (TEMP) 47
10. Jason Williams* (CT) 44
  Matt Cutaia* (CT) 44

Receiving Yards

1. Greg Lee* (PITT) 1297
2. Tres Moses (RUT) 1056
3. Keron Henry* (CT) 891
4. Chris Henry* (WV) 872
5. Grant Adams* (BC) 745
6. Clark Harris (RUT) 725
7. Phil Goodman (TEMP) 677
8. Jason Williams* (CT) 661
9. Jared Jones* (SYR) 621
10. Joe Delsardo* (PITT) 573

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Greg Lee* (PITT) 19.1
2. Erik Gill* (PITT) 17.3
3. Chris Henry* (WV) 16.8
4. Buchie Ibeh (TEMP) 15.3
5. Jason Williams* (CT) 15.0
6. Ikey Chuku (TEMP) 15.0
7. Larry Lester* (BC) 14.7
8. Jared Jones* (SYR) 14.4
9. Phil Goodman (TEMP) 14.4
10. Grant Adams* (BC) 14.3

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Chris Henry* (WV) 12
2. Greg Lee* (PITT) 10
3. Tres Moses (RUT) 5
  Dan Murray* (CT) 5
  Clark Harris (RUT) 5
  Phil Goodman (TEMP) 5
  Joel Hazard* (BC) 5
  Keron Henry* (CT) 5
9. Jason Williams* (CT) 4
  Erik Gill* (PITT) 4
  Steve Buches* (PITT) 4
  Joe Delsardo* (PITT) 4
  David Kashetta* (BC) 4

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Cornell Brockington* (CT) 272
2. Brian Leonard (RUT) 260
3. Walter Washington (TEMP) 223
4. Kay-Jay Harris* (WV) 185
5. Raymond Kirkley* (PITT) 177
6. Damien Rhodes* (SYR) 171
7. Walter Reyes* (SYR) 162
8. L.V. Whitworth* (BC) 158
9. Jason Colson* (WV) 155
10. Andre Callender* (BC) 154

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Cornell Brockington* (CT) 1449
2. Greg Lee* (PITT) 1297
3. Brian Leonard (RUT) 1250
4. Kay-Jay Harris* (WV) 1140
5. Damien Rhodes* (SYR) 1116
6. Tres Moses (RUT) 1059
7. Walter Reyes* (SYR) 916
8. Keron Henry* (CT) 897
9. Walter Washington (TEMP) 894
10. Chris Henry* (WV) 874

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Walter Washington (TEMP) 15
2. Kay-Jay Harris* (WV) 13
3. Cornell Brockington* (CT) 12
  Chris Henry* (WV) 12
5. Damien Rhodes* (SYR) 11
6. Greg Lee* (PITT) 10
7. Brian Leonard (RUT) 9
8. Walter Reyes* (SYR) 7
9. L.V. Whitworth* (BC) 6
  Raymond Kirkley* (PITT) 6
  Jason Colson* (WV) 6

Total Plays

1. Walter Washington (TEMP) 554
2. Tyler Palko* (PITT) 538
3. Ryan Hart (RUT) 499
4. Dan Orlovsky* (CT) 489
5. Paul Peterson* (BC) 423
6. Perry Patterson* (SYR) 361
7. Rasheed Marshall* (WV) 301
8. Cornell Brockington* (CT) 238
9. Brian Leonard (RUT) 199
10. Kay-Jay Harris* (WV) 165

Total Yards

1. Dan Orlovsky* (CT) 3313
2. Tyler Palko* (PITT) 3206
3. Walter Washington (TEMP) 3096
4. Ryan Hart (RUT) 3061
5. Paul Peterson* (BC) 2657
6. Rasheed Marshall* (WV) 2110
7. Perry Patterson* (SYR) 1994
8. Cornell Brockington* (CT) 1218
9. Kay-Jay Harris* (WV) 959
10. Damien Rhodes* (SYR) 870

Total Yards Per Play

1. Dan Orlovsky* (CT) 6.8
2. Ryan Hart (RUT) 6.1
3. Tyler Palko* (PITT) 6.0
4. Walter Washington (TEMP) 5.6

Total Touchdowns

1. Tyler Palko* (PITT) 27
2. Walter Washington (TEMP) 25
3. Dan Orlovsky* (CT) 23
4. Rasheed Marshall* (WV) 20
5. Paul Peterson* (BC) 19
6. Ryan Hart (RUT) 18
7. Cornell Brockington* (CT) 11
8. Kay-Jay Harris* (WV) 10
  Damien Rhodes* (SYR) 10
  Perry Patterson* (SYR) 10

Touchdowns

1. Walter Washington (TEMP) 15
2. Kay-Jay Harris* (WV) 13
3. Chris Henry* (WV) 12
  Cornell Brockington* (CT) 12
5. Damien Rhodes* (SYR) 11
6. Greg Lee* (PITT) 10
7. Brian Leonard (RUT) 9
8. Walter Reyes* (SYR) 7
9. L.V. Whitworth* (BC) 6
  Jason Colson* (WV) 6
  Raymond Kirkley* (PITT) 6

Points

1. David Harley (RUT) 6
  Adam Lehnortt* (WV) 6
  Corey Barnes (RUT) 6
  Adam Jones* (WV) 6
  Bernard Lay* (PITT) 6
6. Mike McCarthy* (BC) 4
7. Shawn Mayne* (CT) 2
  Eric Carpenter (TEMP) 2

Extra Point Attempts

1. Brad Cooper* (WV) 44
2. Matt Nuzie* (CT) 42
3. Josh Cummings* (PITT) 37
4. Ryan Ohliger* (BC) 34
5. Jeremy Ito (RUT) 29
6. Ryan Lux (TEMP) 28
7. Collin Barber* (SYR) 27
8. Brendan Carney* (SYR) 7

Extra Points Made

1. Brad Cooper* (WV) 43
2. Matt Nuzie* (CT) 37
3. Josh Cummings* (PITT) 35
4. Ryan Ohliger* (BC) 31
5. Jeremy Ito (RUT) 28
6. Ryan Lux (TEMP) 27
7. Collin Barber* (SYR) 24
8. Brendan Carney* (SYR) 7

Field Goal Attempts

1. Matt Nuzie* (CT) 28
2. Josh Cummings* (PITT) 27
3. Jeremy Ito (RUT) 24
4. Collin Barber* (SYR) 22
5. Ryan Ohliger* (BC) 19
6. Ryan Lux (TEMP) 17
7. Brad Cooper* (WV) 16
8. Andy Good* (WV) 3
9. Brendan Carney* (SYR) 2

Field Goals Made

1. Matt Nuzie* (CT) 20
2. Josh Cummings* (PITT) 18
3. Jeremy Ito (RUT) 15
4. Collin Barber* (SYR) 14
5. Ryan Ohliger* (BC) 13
6. Brad Cooper* (WV) 9
  Ryan Lux (TEMP) 9
8. Andy Good* (WV) 3

Punts

1. Johnny Ayers* (BC) 63
2. Adam Graessle* (PITT) 60
3. Brendan Carney* (SYR) 57
4. Joe Radigan (RUT) 52
5. Phil Brady* (WV) 51
6. Shane Hussar* (CT) 46
7. Mike McLaughlin (TEMP) 34
8. Jake Hendy (TEMP) 28
9. Chris Pavasaris* (CT) 5
  Nick Krut* (PITT) 5

Punting Yards

1. Adam Graessle* (PITT) 2600
2. Johnny Ayers* (BC) 2479
3. Brendan Carney* (SYR) 2441
4. Joe Radigan (RUT) 1997
5. Phil Brady* (WV) 1955
6. Shane Hussar* (CT) 1697
7. Mike McLaughlin (TEMP) 1242
8. Jake Hendy (TEMP) 1040
9. Nick Krut* (PITT) 201
10. Chris Pavasaris* (CT) 172

Punt Returns

1. Allen Richardson* (PITT) 30
2. Larry Taylor* (CT) 24
3. Will Blackmon* (BC) 23
4. Pac-Man Jones* (WV) 21
  Adam Jones* (WV) 21
6. Landel Bembo* (SYR) 14
7. Phil Goodman (TEMP) 10
8. Dejuan Tribble* (BC) 8
  Willie Foster (RUT) 8
10. Marcus Clayton* (SYR) 7
  Tres Moses (RUT) 7

Punt Return Yards

1. Larry Taylor* (CT) 351
2. Pac-Man Jones* (WV) 306
  Adam Jones* (WV) 306
4. Will Blackmon* (BC) 261
5. Dejuan Tribble* (BC) 110
6. Allen Richardson* (PITT) 107
7. Phil Goodman (TEMP) 103
8. Willie Foster (RUT) 99
9. Brandon McLean* (CT) 65
10. Marcus Clayton* (SYR) 57

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Adam Jones* (WV) 14.6

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Dejuan Tribble* (BC) 2

Kickoff Returns

1. Jamil Porter (TEMP) 32
2. Will Blackmon* (BC) 28
3. Adam Jones* (WV) 26
  Pac-Man Jones* (WV) 26
5. Marcus Furman* (PITT) 25
6. Diamond Ferri* (SYR) 24
7. Willie Foster (RUT) 18
8. Orlando Kane (RUT) 13
  Travis Shelton (TEMP) 13
10. Matt Lawrence* (CT) 12
  Larry Taylor* (CT) 12

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Will Blackmon* (BC) 762
2. Jamil Porter (TEMP) 687
3. Diamond Ferri* (SYR) 653
4. Adam Jones* (WV) 608
  Pac-Man Jones* (WV) 608
6. Marcus Furman* (PITT) 551
7. Willie Foster (RUT) 380
8. Larry Taylor* (CT) 376
9. Orlando Kane (RUT) 272
10. Travis Shelton (TEMP) 265

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Adam Jones* (WV) 23.4

Interceptions

1. Ray Henderson* (BC) 6
2. Justin Perkins* (CT) 5
  Joe Porter (RUT) 5
4. Diamond Ferri* (SYR) 4
  Malcolm Postell* (PITT) 4
6. Bernard Lay* (PITT) 3
  Ron Girault (RUT) 3
  Josh Lay* (PITT) 3
  H.B. Blades* (PITT) 3
  Will Blackmon* (BC) 3
  Anthony Smith* (SYR) 3
  Pac-Man Jones* (WV) 3
  Dee McCann* (WV) 3
  Adam Jones* (WV) 3

Interception Return Yards

1. Diamond Ferri* (SYR) 161
2. Malcolm Postell* (PITT) 119
3. Josh Lay* (PITT) 117
  Bernard Lay* (PITT) 117
5. Anthony Smith* (SYR) 62
6. Ray Henderson* (BC) 52
7. Adam Jones* (WV) 51
  Pac-Man Jones* (WV) 51
  Jahmile Addae* (WV) 51
10. Mike Lorello* (WV) 46

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Malcolm Postell* (PITT) 3
2. Justin Perkins* (CT) 2