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2005 Big East Conference Year Summary

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Record: 48-44, .522 W-L% (6th 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 Completions
1. Brian Brohm* (LOU) 207
2. Tyler Palko (PITT) 193
3. Dustin Grutza (CIN) 168
4. Ryan Hart* (RUT) 155
5. Perry Patterson (SYR) 130
6. Pat Julmiste* (SFL) 124
7. Matt Bonislawski (CT) 82
8. Pat White* (WV) 65
9. Adam Bednarik* (WV) 55
10. Mike Teel* (RUT) 51
Pass Attempts
1. Tyler Palko (PITT) 341
2. Brian Brohm* (LOU) 301
3. Dustin Grutza (CIN) 300
4. Perry Patterson (SYR) 273
5. Ryan Hart* (RUT) 255
6. Pat Julmiste* (SFL) 252
7. Matt Bonislawski (CT) 162
8. Pat White* (WV) 114
9. Mike Teel* (RUT) 101
10. D.J. Hernandez (CT) 90
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Brian Brohm* (LOU) 68.8
2. Ryan Hart* (RUT) 60.8
3. Tyler Palko (PITT) 56.6
4. Dustin Grutza (CIN) 56.0
5. Matt Bonislawski (CT) 50.6
6. Pat Julmiste* (SFL) 49.2
7. Perry Patterson (SYR) 47.6
Passing Yards
1. Brian Brohm* (LOU) 2883
2. Tyler Palko (PITT) 2392
3. Ryan Hart* (RUT) 2135
4. Dustin Grutza (CIN) 1799
5. Perry Patterson (SYR) 1504
6. Pat Julmiste* (SFL) 1489
7. Matt Bonislawski (CT) 836
8. Pat White* (WV) 828
9. Mike Teel* (RUT) 683
10. Hunter Cantwell* (LOU) 640
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Brian Brohm* (LOU) 9.6
2. Ryan Hart* (RUT) 8.4
3. Tyler Palko (PITT) 7.0
4. Dustin Grutza (CIN) 6.0
5. Pat Julmiste* (SFL) 5.9
6. Perry Patterson (SYR) 5.5
7. Matt Bonislawski (CT) 5.2
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Brian Brohm* (LOU) 10.1
2. Ryan Hart* (RUT) 8.4
3. Tyler Palko (PITT) 6.8
4. Dustin Grutza (CIN) 5.1
5. Pat Julmiste* (SFL) 4.4
6. Perry Patterson (SYR) 4.1
7. Matt Bonislawski (CT) 4.0
Passing Touchdowns
1. Brian Brohm* (LOU) 19
2. Ryan Hart* (RUT) 18
3. Tyler Palko (PITT) 17
4. Dustin Grutza (CIN) 11
5. Pat White* (WV) 8
6. Perry Patterson (SYR) 6
  Pat Julmiste* (SFL) 6
  D.J. Hernandez (CT) 6
  Matt Bonislawski (CT) 6
10. Hunter Cantwell* (LOU) 5
Passing Interceptions
1. Perry Patterson (SYR) 11
  Pat Julmiste* (SFL) 11
  Dustin Grutza (CIN) 11
4. Mike Teel* (RUT) 10
5. Tyler Palko (PITT) 9
6. Ryan Hart* (RUT) 8
7. Matt Bonislawski (CT) 7
8. Brian Brohm* (LOU) 5
  Pat White* (WV) 5
10. Hunter Cantwell* (LOU) 4
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Brian Brohm* (LOU) 166.7
2. Ryan Hart* (RUT) 148.1
3. Tyler Palko (PITT) 126.7
4. Dustin Grutza (CIN) 111.1
5. Pat Julmiste* (SFL) 98.0
6. Matt Bonislawski (CT) 97.5
7. Perry Patterson (SYR) 93.1
Rush Attempts
1. Andre Hall* (SFL) 270
2. Damien Rhodes (SYR) 219
3. Steve Slaton* (WV) 205
  Michael Bush* (LOU) 205
5. Ray Rice* (RUT) 195
6. Brian Leonard* (RUT) 173
7. Terry Caulley (CT) 141
8. Bradley Glatthaar (CIN) 139
9. Pat White* (WV) 131
10. Pat Julmiste* (SFL) 126
Rushing Yards
1. Andre Hall* (SFL) 1374
2. Michael Bush* (LOU) 1143
3. Steve Slaton* (WV) 1128
4. Ray Rice* (RUT) 1120
5. Pat White* (WV) 952
6. Damien Rhodes (SYR) 900
7. Brian Leonard* (RUT) 740
8. Terry Caulley (CT) 659
9. George Stripling* (LOU) 621
10. Bradley Glatthaar (CIN) 620
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. George Stripling* (LOU) 7.9
2. Pat White* (WV) 7.3
3. Ray Rice* (RUT) 5.7
4. Michael Bush* (LOU) 5.6
5. Steve Slaton* (WV) 5.5
6. Andre Hall* (SFL) 5.1
7. Kolby Smith* (LOU) 4.9
8. Rashad Jennings (PITT) 4.8
9. Terry Caulley (CT) 4.7
10. LaRod Stephens-Howling (PITT) 4.5
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Michael Bush* (LOU) 23
2. Steve Slaton* (WV) 17
3. Andre Hall* (SFL) 13
4. Brian Leonard* (RUT) 11
5. Bradley Glatthaar (CIN) 7
  George Stripling* (LOU) 7
  Pat White* (WV) 7
  Damien Rhodes (SYR) 7
9. Terry Caulley (CT) 6
  Tyler Palko (PITT) 6
  Kolby Smith* (LOU) 6
Receptions
1. Joshua Tinch* (LOU) 67
2. Brian Leonard* (RUT) 55
3. Greg Lee (PITT) 49
4. Tres Moses* (RUT) 45
5. Montrell Jones* (LOU) 43
  Montrell Jones* (LOU) 43
7. Clark Harris* (RUT) 38
8. Derek Kinder (PITT) 37
  Mario Urrutia* (LOU) 37
10. Brandon Myles* (WV) 34
Receiving Yards
1. Greg Lee (PITT) 962
2. Joshua Tinch* (LOU) 855
3. Mario Urrutia* (LOU) 797
4. Tres Moses* (RUT) 758
5. Clark Harris* (RUT) 584
6. Montrell Jones* (LOU) 574
  Montrell Jones* (LOU) 574
8. Brian Leonard* (RUT) 568
9. Brandon Myles* (WV) 536
10. Shawn Tucker* (RUT) 484
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Mario Urrutia* (LOU) 21.5
2. Greg Lee (PITT) 19.6
3. Harry Douglas* (LOU) 16.9
4. Tres Moses* (RUT) 16.8
5. Brandon Myles* (WV) 15.8
6. Clark Harris* (RUT) 15.4
7. Shawn Tucker* (RUT) 15.1
8. Rice Moss (SYR) 13.8
9. Earnest Jackson (CIN) 13.5
10. Montrell Jones* (LOU) 13.3
  Montrell Jones* (LOU) 13.3
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Greg Lee (PITT) 7
  Mario Urrutia* (LOU) 7
3. Brian Leonard* (RUT) 6
4. Tres Moses* (RUT) 5
  Montrell Jones* (LOU) 5
  Jason Williams (CT) 5
  Darius Reynaud* (WV) 5
  Montrell Jones* (LOU) 5
9. Clark Harris* (RUT) 4
  Joshua Tinch* (LOU) 4
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Andre Hall* (SFL) 296
2. Damien Rhodes (SYR) 242
3. Brian Leonard* (RUT) 228
4. Michael Bush* (LOU) 226
5. Steve Slaton* (WV) 217
6. Ray Rice* (RUT) 203
7. Terry Caulley (CT) 168
8. Bradley Glatthaar (CIN) 150
9. Pat White* (WV) 131
10. Pat Julmiste* (SFL) 126
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Andre Hall* (SFL) 1695
2. Michael Bush* (LOU) 1396
3. Brian Leonard* (RUT) 1308
4. Steve Slaton* (WV) 1223
5. Ray Rice* (RUT) 1185
6. Damien Rhodes (SYR) 1170
7. Greg Lee (PITT) 962
8. Pat White* (WV) 952
9. Joshua Tinch* (LOU) 855
10. Terry Caulley (CT) 835
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Michael Bush* (LOU) 24
2. Steve Slaton* (WV) 19
3. Brian Leonard* (RUT) 17
4. Andre Hall* (SFL) 15
5. George Stripling* (LOU) 7
  Bradley Glatthaar (CIN) 7
  Pat White* (WV) 7
  Greg Lee (PITT) 7
  Mario Urrutia* (LOU) 7
  Kolby Smith* (LOU) 7
  Damien Rhodes (SYR) 7
Total Plays
1. Tyler Palko (PITT) 411
2. Dustin Grutza (CIN) 406
3. Pat Julmiste* (SFL) 378
4. Perry Patterson (SYR) 345
5. Brian Brohm* (LOU) 342
6. Ryan Hart* (RUT) 280
7. Andre Hall* (SFL) 272
8. Pat White* (WV) 245
9. Matt Bonislawski (CT) 224
10. Damien Rhodes (SYR) 219
Total Yards
1. Brian Brohm* (LOU) 2847
2. Tyler Palko (PITT) 2253
3. Ryan Hart* (RUT) 2117
4. Dustin Grutza (CIN) 1827
5. Pat Julmiste* (SFL) 1825
6. Pat White* (WV) 1780
7. Perry Patterson (SYR) 1467
8. Andre Hall* (SFL) 1374
9. Michael Bush* (LOU) 1143
10. Steve Slaton* (WV) 1128
Total Touchdowns
1. Tyler Palko (PITT) 23
  Brian Brohm* (LOU) 23
  Michael Bush* (LOU) 23
4. Ryan Hart* (RUT) 18
5. Steve Slaton* (WV) 17
6. Pat White* (WV) 15
7. Andre Hall* (SFL) 13
  Dustin Grutza (CIN) 13
9. Brian Leonard* (RUT) 11
10. Pat Julmiste* (SFL) 10
Touchdowns
1. Michael Bush* (LOU) 24
2. Steve Slaton* (WV) 19
3. Brian Leonard* (RUT) 17
4. Andre Hall* (SFL) 15
5. Pat White* (WV) 7
  George Stripling* (LOU) 7
  Greg Lee (PITT) 7
  Mario Urrutia* (LOU) 7
  Damien Rhodes (SYR) 7
  Kolby Smith* (LOU) 7
  Bradley Glatthaar (CIN) 7
Points
1. Arthur Carmody* (LOU) 105
2. Montrell Jones* (LOU) 30
3. Deon Palmer* (LOU) 12
4. Eric Wicks* (WV) 6
5. Deon McPhee (CT) 2
Extra Point Attempts
1. Arthur Carmody* (LOU) 65
  Art Carmody* (LOU) 65
3. Pat McAfee* (WV) 49
4. Jeremy Ito* (RUT) 40
5. Kyle Bronson* (SFL) 30
6. Matt Nuzie (CT) 29
7. Josh Cummings (PITT) 19
8. Ricky Krautman (SYR) 18
  Kevin Lovell (CIN) 18
10. David Abdul (PITT) 7
Extra Points Made
1. Arthur Carmody* (LOU) 63
  Art Carmody* (LOU) 63
3. Pat McAfee* (WV) 48
4. Jeremy Ito* (RUT) 40
5. Kyle Bronson* (SFL) 29
6. Matt Nuzie (CT) 27
7. Josh Cummings (PITT) 19
8. Kevin Lovell (CIN) 18
9. Ricky Krautman (SYR) 17
10. David Abdul (PITT) 6
Field Goal Attempts
1. Jeremy Ito* (RUT) 27
2. Josh Cummings (PITT) 19
  Matt Nuzie (CT) 19
4. Pat McAfee* (WV) 18
5. Kyle Bronson* (SFL) 16
  Arthur Carmody* (LOU) 16
  Art Carmody* (LOU) 16
8. John Barker (SYR) 12
9. Kevin Lovell (CIN) 9
10. Mike Benzer* (SFL) 3
Field Goals Made
1. Jeremy Ito* (RUT) 20
2. Josh Cummings (PITT) 14
  Arthur Carmody* (LOU) 14
  Art Carmody* (LOU) 14
5. Kyle Bronson* (SFL) 11
  Pat McAfee* (WV) 11
7. Matt Nuzie (CT) 10
8. John Barker (SYR) 8
9. Kevin Lovell (CIN) 4
10. David Abdul (PITT) 2
  Graig Vicidomino (CT) 2
Field Goal Percentage
1. Arthur Carmody* (LOU) 87.5
Punts
1. Brendan Carney (SYR) 82
2. Chet Ervin (CIN) 68
3. Brandon Baker* (SFL) 65
4. Adam Graessle (PITT) 60
  Joe Radigan* (RUT) 60
6. Phil Brady* (WV) 51
7. Shane Hussar (CT) 50
8. Todd Flannery* (LOU) 34
9. Chris Pavasaris (CT) 26
10. Kevin Huber (CIN) 5
  Adam Bednarik* (WV) 5
Punting Yards
1. Brendan Carney (SYR) 3491
2. Chet Ervin (CIN) 2680
3. Brandon Baker* (SFL) 2630
4. Adam Graessle (PITT) 2532
5. Joe Radigan* (RUT) 2361
6. Phil Brady* (WV) 2029
7. Shane Hussar (CT) 1962
8. Todd Flannery* (LOU) 1389
9. Chris Pavasaris (CT) 949
10. Kevin Huber (CIN) 166
Punt Returns
1. Jackie Chambers* (SFL) 32
2. Montrell Jones* (LOU) 30
  Montrell Jones* (LOU) 30
4. Darrelle Revis (PITT) 28
5. Larry Taylor (CT) 23
6. Willie Foster* (RUT) 15
7. Mike Daniels (CIN) 13
8. Brandon McLean (CT) 12
9. Haruki Nakamura (CIN) 11
  Antonio Lewis* (WV) 11
Punt Return Yards
1. Jackie Chambers* (SFL) 370
2. Darrelle Revis (PITT) 324
3. Montrell Jones* (LOU) 311
  Montrell Jones* (LOU) 311
5. Larry Taylor (CT) 283
6. Antonio Lewis* (WV) 216
7. Willie Foster* (RUT) 164
8. Steve Gregory (SYR) 115
9. Vaughn Rivers* (WV) 98
10. Amarri Jackson* (SFL) 91
Punt Return Yards Per Return
1. Montrell Jones* (LOU) 10.4
Kickoff Returns
1. Willie Foster* (RUT) 30
2. Terrell Allen (PITT) 21
  Dominick Goodman (CIN) 21
4. Curtis Brinkley (SYR) 17
  Montrell Jones* (LOU) 17
  Kareem Jones (SYR) 17
  Antonio Lewis* (WV) 17
  Montrell Jones* (LOU) 17
9. Chad Simpson* (SFL) 16
10. Mike Daniels (CIN) 14
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Willie Foster* (RUT) 736
2. Terrell Allen (PITT) 527
3. Chad Simpson* (SFL) 404
4. Kareem Jones (SYR) 398
5. Dominick Goodman (CIN) 393
6. Montrell Jones* (LOU) 389
  Montrell Jones* (LOU) 389
8. Antonio Lewis* (WV) 376
9. Curtis Brinkley (SYR) 354
10. Darius Butler (CT) 338
Kickoff Return Yards Per Return
1. Montrell Jones* (LOU) 22.9
Solo Tackles
1. Courtney Greene* (RUT) 68
2. H.B. Blades (PITT) 67
3. Patrick St. Louis* (SFL) 59
4. Ron Girault* (RUT) 53
  Mike Lorello* (WV) 53
6. Ben Moffitt* (SFL) 52
7. Anthony Smith (SYR) 50
8. Stephen Nicholas* (SFL) 49
  Kelvin Smith (SYR) 49
10. Tez Morris (PITT) 48
Assisted Tackles
1. Danny Lansanah (CT) 54
  H.B. Blades (PITT) 54
3. Devraun Thompson* (RUT) 51
4. Courtney Greene* (RUT) 48
5. Ben Moffitt* (SFL) 44
6. Ryan Neill* (RUT) 41
7. Carlton Williams* (SFL) 38
8. Kelvin Smith (SYR) 35
9. Johnnie Jones* (SFL) 33
  Tez Morris (PITT) 33
  Ron Girault* (RUT) 33
Total Tackles
1. H.B. Blades (PITT) 121
2. Courtney Greene* (RUT) 116
3. Devraun Thompson* (RUT) 97
4. Ben Moffitt* (SFL) 96
5. Patrick St. Louis* (SFL) 89
6. Ron Girault* (RUT) 86
7. Kelvin Smith (SYR) 84
8. Mike Lorello* (WV) 82
9. Tez Morris (PITT) 81
10. Danny Lansanah (CT) 79
  Stephen Nicholas* (SFL) 79
Tackles for Loss
1. Elvis Dumervil* (LOU) 22
2. Ryan Neill* (RUT) 22
3. Stephen Nicholas* (SFL) 16
  Ben Moffitt* (SFL) 16
5. Ramel Meekins* (RUT) 15
6. James Hargrave (CT) 14
7. Adam Roberts (CIN) 13
  Val Barnaby* (RUT) 13
9. Ryan Lacasse (SYR) 12
10. Nate Harris* (LOU) 12
Sacks
1. Elvis Dumervil* (LOU) 20
2. Ryan Neill* (RUT) 10
  Val Barnaby* (RUT) 10
4. Ramel Meekins* (RUT) 9
  Ryan Lacasse (SYR) 9
  Terrence Royal* (SFL) 9
7. Jason Allen* (SFL) 7
  Stephen Nicholas* (SFL) 7
  Nate Harris* (LOU) 7
10. Montavious Stanley* (LOU) 6
  Adam Roberts (CIN) 6
Interceptions
1. Anthony Smith (SYR) 6
2. Darius Butler (CT) 4
  Dee McCann* (WV) 4
  Darrelle Revis (PITT) 4
5. Ron Girault* (RUT) 3
  Mike Lorello* (WV) 3
  Bernard Lay (PITT) 3
  Sam Bryant (PITT) 3
9. Dowayne Davis (SYR) 2
  Carlton Williams* (SFL) 2
  D'Juan Brown* (SFL) 2
  Anthony Rouzier (CT) 2
  Johnnie Jones* (SFL) 2
  Louis Gachette* (SFL) 2
  Jeff Noechel* (WV) 2
  Danny Lansanah (CT) 2
  Marvin Taylor (CT) 2
  Tyvon Branch (CT) 2
  Dominic Ross (CIN) 2
  Trae Williams* (SFL) 2
  Haruki Nakamura (CIN) 2
  Steve Gregory (SYR) 2
  Brandon Johnson* (LOU) 2
  Johnathan Russell* (LOU) 2
  Jon Russell* (LOU) 2
  J.J. Horne (PITT) 2
  Jahmile Addae* (WV) 2
  Anthony Mims* (WV) 2
  Mike Jenkins* (SFL) 2
Interception Return Yards
1. Darius Butler (CT) 140
2. Anthony Smith (SYR) 73
3. Ron Girault* (RUT) 68
4. Anthony Rouzier (CT) 51
5. Jahmile Addae* (WV) 44
6. Louis Gachette* (SFL) 39
7. H.B. Blades (PITT) 38
8. Johnnie Jones* (SFL) 37
  Dowayne Davis (SYR) 37
  Sam Bryant (PITT) 37
Passes Defended
1. Mike Mickens (CIN) 15
2. Anthony Smith (SYR) 14
  Bernard Lay (PITT) 14
4. Darrelle Revis (PITT) 13
5. Darius Butler (CT) 12
6. Mike Lorello* (WV) 10
7. Dee McCann* (WV) 8
  Derrick Roberson* (RUT) 8
9. Mike Jenkins* (SFL) 7
  Joe Porter* (RUT) 7
  Brandon Johnson* (LOU) 7
  Jahmile Addae* (WV) 7
  Tanard Jackson (SYR) 7
  Danny Lansanah (CT) 7
Fumbles Forced
1. Elvis Dumervil* (LOU) 10
2. Mike Lorello* (WV) 5
3. Jay Henry* (WV) 4
  James Wyche (SYR) 4
  Eric Wicks* (WV) 4
  Ben Moffitt* (SFL) 4
  Terrence Royal* (SFL) 4
8. Anthony Hoke (CIN) 3
  Ryan Neill* (RUT) 3
  Ryan Lacasse (SYR) 3
  Courtney Greene* (RUT) 3