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2005 Big East Conference Year Summary

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Record: 48-44, .522 W-L% (1st of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 1.18 (6th of 12) ▪ SOS: 0.18 (7th of 12)

Conference Champion: West Virginia

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
West Virginia 11 1 .917 7 0 1.000 32.1 17.8 13.05 0.71
Louisville 9 3 .750 5 2 .714 43.4 23.8 11.12 -0.63
Rutgers 7 5 .583 4 3 .571 28.7 25.6 1.30 -2.37
South Florida 6 6 .500 4 3 .571 23.0 18.0 5.07 1.90
Pittsburgh 5 6 .455 4 3 .571 24.3 22.1 0.97 0.24
Connecticut 5 6 .455 2 5 .286 24.7 19.2 -1.88 -2.51
Cincinnati 4 7 .364 2 5 .286 17.5 31.4 -9.20 1.26
Syracuse 1 10 .091 0 7 .000 13.8 26.8 -10.95 2.87

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/6 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
West Virginia               20 18 18 16 13 12 12 11 5
Louisville 12 12 11 9 24 23 19     24 23 18 17 16 15 19
Pittsburgh 23                              

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2006-01-02 Gator Bowl Virginia Tech 35 Louisville 24 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
2006-01-02 Sugar Bowl West Virginia 38 Georgia 35 Sugar Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
2005-12-31 Meineke Car Care Bowl North Carolina State 14 South Florida 0 Meineke Car Care Bowl (Charlotte, NC)
2005-12-27 Insight Bowl Arizona State 45 Rutgers 40 Insight Bowl (Phoenix, AZ)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Brian Brohm* (Louisville) 68.8
2. Ryan Hart* (Rutgers) 60.8
3. Tyler Palko (Pittsburgh) 56.6
4. Dustin Grutza (Cincinnati) 56.0
5. Matt Bonislawski (Connecticut) 50.6
6. Pat Julmiste* (South Florida) 49.2
7. Perry Patterson (Syracuse) 47.6

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Brian Brohm* (Louisville) 9.6
2. Ryan Hart* (Rutgers) 8.4
3. Tyler Palko (Pittsburgh) 7.0
4. Dustin Grutza (Cincinnati) 6.0
5. Pat Julmiste* (South Florida) 5.9
6. Perry Patterson (Syracuse) 5.5
7. Matt Bonislawski (Connecticut) 5.2

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Brian Brohm* (Louisville) 10.1
2. Ryan Hart* (Rutgers) 8.4
3. Tyler Palko (Pittsburgh) 6.8
4. Dustin Grutza (Cincinnati) 5.1
5. Pat Julmiste* (South Florida) 4.4
6. Perry Patterson (Syracuse) 4.1
7. Matt Bonislawski (Connecticut) 4.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Brian Brohm* (Louisville) 166.7
2. Ryan Hart* (Rutgers) 148.1
3. Tyler Palko (Pittsburgh) 126.7
4. Dustin Grutza (Cincinnati) 111.1
5. Pat Julmiste* (South Florida) 98.0
6. Matt Bonislawski (Connecticut) 97.5
7. Perry Patterson (Syracuse) 93.1

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Mario Urrutia* (Louisville) 21.5
2. Greg Lee (Pittsburgh) 19.6
3. Harry Douglas* (Louisville) 16.9
4. Tres Moses* (Rutgers) 16.8
5. Brandon Myles* (West Virginia) 15.8
6. Clark Harris* (Rutgers) 15.4
7. Shawn Tucker* (Rutgers) 15.1
8. Rice Moss (Syracuse) 13.8
9. Earnest Jackson (Cincinnati) 13.5
10. Montrell Jones* (Louisville) 13.3
  Montrell Jones* (Louisville) 13.3

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Andre Hall* (South Florida) 1695
2. Michael Bush* (Louisville) 1396
3. Brian Leonard* (Rutgers) 1308
4. Steve Slaton* (West Virginia) 1223
5. Ray Rice* (Rutgers) 1185
6. Damien Rhodes (Syracuse) 1170
7. Greg Lee (Pittsburgh) 962
8. Pat White* (West Virginia) 952
9. Joshua Tinch* (Louisville) 855
10. Terry Caulley (Connecticut) 835

Field Goal Percentage

1. Arthur Carmody* (Louisville) 87.5
2. Jeremy Ito* (Rutgers) 74.1
3. Josh Cummings (Pittsburgh) 73.7
4. Kyle Bronson* (South Florida) 68.8
5. John Barker (Syracuse) 66.7
6. Pat McAfee* (West Virginia) 61.1
7. Matt Nuzie (Connecticut) 52.6

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Brendan Carney (Syracuse) 42.6
2. Adam Graessle (Pittsburgh) 42.2
3. Todd Flannery* (Louisville) 40.9
4. Brandon Baker* (South Florida) 40.5
5. Phil Brady* (West Virginia) 39.8
6. Chet Ervin (Cincinnati) 39.4
7. Joe Radigan* (Rutgers) 39.4
8. Shane Hussar (Connecticut) 39.2

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Chad Simpson* (South Florida) 25.2
2. Terrell Allen (Pittsburgh) 25.1
3. Willie Foster* (Rutgers) 24.5
4. Kareem Jones (Syracuse) 23.4
5. Montrell Jones* (Louisville) 22.9
  Montrell Jones* (Louisville) 22.9
7. Antonio Lewis* (West Virginia) 22.1
8. Jimmy McClam (Connecticut) 21.7
9. Curtis Brinkley (Syracuse) 20.8
10. Mike Daniels (Cincinnati) 19.9