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2007 Big East Conference Year Summary

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Record: 60-41, .594 W-L% (2nd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 6.83 (3rd of 12) ▪ SOS: 2.50 (4th of 12)

Conference Champion: Connecticut and West Virginia

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Louisville, Rutgers and West Virginia)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Cincinnati and West Virginia)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
West Virginia 11 2 .846 5 2 .714 39.6 18.1 19.09 3.40
Connecticut 9 4 .692 5 2 .714 26.5 19.0 7.07 0.45
Cincinnati 10 3 .769 4 3 .571 36.3 18.8 13.40 0.48
South Florida 9 4 .692 4 3 .571 34.7 23.4 12.37 4.37
Rutgers 8 5 .615 3 4 .429 32.8 22.5 6.75 0.44
Louisville 6 6 .500 3 4 .429 35.2 31.4 5.02 3.44
Pittsburgh 5 7 .417 3 4 .429 22.8 24.3 1.64 2.81
Syracuse 2 10 .167 1 6 .143 16.4 34.8 -10.72 4.62

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/4 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 Final
West Virginia 3 3 4 5 5 13 8 9 6 7 6 5 4 2 11 6
Cincinnati         24 20 15 23       21 24 20 20 17
Connecticut                   16 16 25 20      
Louisville 10 8 9 18                        
Rutgers 16 15 13 11 10 21     25              
South Florida       23 18 6 5 2 11 20       25 23  

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2008-01-05 International Bowl Rutgers 52 Ball State 30 International Bowl (Toronto, Canada)
2008-01-02 Fiesta Bowl West Virginia 48 Oklahoma 28 Fiesta Bowl (Glendale, AZ)
2007-12-31 Sun Bowl Oregon 56 South Florida 21 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
2007-12-29 Meineke Car Care Bowl Wake Forest 24 Connecticut 10 Meineke Car Care Bowl (Charlotte, NC)
2007-12-22 PapaJohns.com Bowl Cincinnati 31 Southern Mississippi 21 PapaJohns.com Bowl (Birmingham, AL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Brian Brohm (LOU) 308
2. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 235
  Ben Mauk* (CIN) 235
4. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 232
5. Mike Teel* (RUT) 203
6. Tyler Lorenzen* (CT) 197
7. Pat Bostick (PITT) 155
8. Andrew Robinson (SYR) 154
9. Pat White* (WV) 144
10. Cameron Dantley (SYR) 48

Pass Attempts

1. Brian Brohm (LOU) 473
2. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 392
3. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 386
  Ben Mauk* (CIN) 386
5. Mike Teel* (RUT) 349
6. Tyler Lorenzen* (CT) 347
7. Andrew Robinson (SYR) 292
8. Pat Bostick (PITT) 252
9. Pat White* (WV) 216
10. Cameron Dantley (SYR) 90

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Pat White* (WV) 66.7
2. Brian Brohm (LOU) 65.1
3. Pat Bostick (PITT) 61.5
4. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 60.9
  Ben Mauk* (CIN) 60.9
6. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 59.2
7. Mike Teel* (RUT) 58.2
8. Tyler Lorenzen* (CT) 56.8
9. Andrew Robinson (SYR) 52.7

Passing Yards

1. Brian Brohm (LOU) 4024
2. Mike Teel* (RUT) 3147
3. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 3121
  Ben Mauk* (CIN) 3121
5. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 2670
6. Tyler Lorenzen* (CT) 2367
7. Andrew Robinson (SYR) 2192
8. Pat White* (WV) 1724
9. Pat Bostick (PITT) 1500
10. Cameron Dantley (SYR) 558

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Teel* (RUT) 9.0
2. Brian Brohm (LOU) 8.5
3. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 8.1
  Ben Mauk* (CIN) 8.1
5. Pat White* (WV) 8.0
6. Andrew Robinson (SYR) 7.5
7. Tyler Lorenzen* (CT) 6.8
8. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 6.8
9. Pat Bostick (PITT) 6.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 8.6
  Ben Mauk* (CIN) 8.6
3. Brian Brohm (LOU) 8.6
4. Mike Teel* (RUT) 8.5
5. Pat White* (WV) 8.4
6. Andrew Robinson (SYR) 7.3
7. Tyler Lorenzen* (CT) 6.8
8. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 5.9
9. Pat Bostick (PITT) 4.3

Passing Touchdowns

1. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 31
  Ben Mauk* (CIN) 31
3. Brian Brohm (LOU) 30
4. Mike Teel* (RUT) 20
5. Pat White* (WV) 14
  Matt Grothe* (SFL) 14
7. Tyler Lorenzen* (CT) 13
  Andrew Robinson (SYR) 13
9. Pat Bostick (PITT) 8
10. Cameron Dantley (SYR) 5

Passing Interceptions

1. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 14
2. Pat Bostick (PITT) 13
  Mike Teel* (RUT) 13
4. Brian Brohm (LOU) 12
5. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 9
  Ben Mauk* (CIN) 9
7. Andrew Robinson (SYR) 7
8. Tyler Lorenzen* (CT) 6
9. Pat White* (WV) 4
  Kevan Smith (PITT) 4

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Brian Brohm (LOU) 152.4
2. Pat White* (WV) 151.4
3. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 150.6
  Ben Mauk* (CIN) 150.6
5. Mike Teel* (RUT) 145.4
6. Andrew Robinson (SYR) 125.7
7. Tyler Lorenzen* (CT) 123.0
8. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 121.0
9. Pat Bostick (PITT) 111.7

Rush Attempts

1. Ray Rice* (RUT) 380
2. Lesean McCoy (PITT) 276
3. Steve Slaton* (WV) 211
4. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 198
5. Pat White* (WV) 197
6. Donald Brown* (CT) 170
7. Andre Dixon* (CT) 167
8. Anthony Allen (LOU) 146
9. Mike Ford* (SFL) 138
10. Tyler Lorenzen* (CT) 133

Rushing Yards

1. Ray Rice* (RUT) 2012
2. Pat White* (WV) 1335
3. Lesean McCoy (PITT) 1328
4. Steve Slaton* (WV) 1051
5. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 872
6. Andre Dixon* (CT) 828
7. Donald Brown* (CT) 821
8. Anthony Allen (LOU) 696
9. Mike Ford* (SFL) 645
10. Noel Devine* (WV) 627

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Pat White* (WV) 6.8
2. Ray Rice* (RUT) 5.3
3. Brock Bolen (LOU) 5.2
4. Greg Moore* (CIN) 5.2
5. Butler Benton* (CIN) 5.0
6. Steve Slaton* (WV) 5.0
7. Andre Dixon* (CT) 5.0
8. Donald Brown* (CT) 4.8
9. Lesean McCoy (PITT) 4.8
10. Anthony Allen (LOU) 4.8

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Ray Rice* (RUT) 24
2. Steve Slaton* (WV) 17
3. Lesean McCoy (PITT) 14
  Pat White* (WV) 14
5. Mike Ford* (SFL) 12
6. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 10
7. Donald Brown* (CT) 8
  Bradley Glatthaar* (CIN) 8
9. Brock Bolen (LOU) 7
  Anthony Allen (LOU) 7

Receptions

1. Harry Douglas (LOU) 71
2. Dominick Goodman* (CIN) 68
3. Tiquan Underwood* (RUT) 65
4. Darius Reynaud* (WV) 64
5. Kenny Britt* (RUT) 62
  Marcus Barnett* (CIN) 62
7. Mike Williams (SYR) 60
8. Gary Barnidge (LOU) 53
9. Terence Jeffers* (CT) 44
  Taj Smith (SYR) 44

Receiving Yards

1. Kenny Britt* (RUT) 1232
2. Harry Douglas (LOU) 1159
3. Tiquan Underwood* (RUT) 1100
4. Dominick Goodman* (CIN) 869
5. Marcus Barnett* (CIN) 862
6. Mike Williams (SYR) 837
7. Taj Smith (SYR) 822
8. Darius Reynaud* (WV) 733
9. Gary Barnidge (LOU) 655
10. Terence Jeffers* (CT) 582

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Kenny Britt* (RUT) 19.9
2. Taj Smith (SYR) 18.7
3. Tiquan Underwood* (RUT) 16.9
4. Harry Douglas (LOU) 16.3
5. Brad Kanuch* (CT) 16.0
6. Patrick Carter (LOU) 15.2
7. Marshwan Gilyard* (CIN) 14.9
  Mardy Gilyard* (CIN) 14.9
9. Carlton Mitchell* (SFL) 14.5
10. Mario Urrutia (LOU) 14.3

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Marcus Barnett* (CIN) 13
2. Darius Reynaud* (WV) 12
3. Mike Williams (SYR) 10
4. Dominick Goodman* (CIN) 8
  Kenny Britt* (RUT) 8
6. Tiquan Underwood* (RUT) 7
  Harry Douglas (LOU) 7
  Gary Barnidge (LOU) 7
9. Terence Jeffers* (CT) 5
  Patrick Carter (LOU) 5
  Oderick Turner (PITT) 5
  Taj Smith (SYR) 5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Ray Rice* (RUT) 405
2. Lesean McCoy (PITT) 309
3. Steve Slaton* (WV) 237
4. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 198
5. Pat White* (WV) 197
6. Andre Dixon* (CT) 191
7. Donald Brown* (CT) 184
8. Anthony Allen (LOU) 167
9. Mike Ford* (SFL) 140
10. Tyler Lorenzen* (CT) 133

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Ray Rice* (RUT) 2251
2. Lesean McCoy (PITT) 1572
3. Steve Slaton* (WV) 1401
4. Pat White* (WV) 1335
5. Kenny Britt* (RUT) 1232
6. Harry Douglas (LOU) 1170
7. Andre Dixon* (CT) 1108
8. Tiquan Underwood* (RUT) 1100
9. Donald Brown* (CT) 906
10. Marcus Barnett* (CIN) 886

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Ray Rice* (RUT) 25
2. Steve Slaton* (WV) 18
3. Lesean McCoy (PITT) 15
4. Pat White* (WV) 14
5. Darius Reynaud* (WV) 13
  Marcus Barnett* (CIN) 13
  Mike Ford* (SFL) 13
8. Mike Williams (SYR) 10
  Matt Grothe* (SFL) 10
10. Anthony Allen (LOU) 9

Total Plays

1. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 590
2. Brian Brohm (LOU) 530
3. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 486
4. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 485
5. Tyler Lorenzen* (CT) 480
6. Pat White* (WV) 413
7. Andrew Robinson (SYR) 387
8. Ray Rice* (RUT) 380
9. Mike Teel* (RUT) 359
10. Lesean McCoy (PITT) 278

Total Yards

1. Brian Brohm (LOU) 3978
2. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 3542
3. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 3498
  Ben Mauk* (CIN) 3498
5. Mike Teel* (RUT) 3098
6. Pat White* (WV) 3059
7. Tyler Lorenzen* (CT) 2695
8. Andrew Robinson (SYR) 2153
9. Ray Rice* (RUT) 2012
10. Pat Bostick (PITT) 1369

Total Yards Per Play

1. Mike Teel* (RUT) 8.6
2. Brian Brohm (LOU) 7.5
3. Pat White* (WV) 7.4
4. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 7.2
5. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 7.2
6. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 6.0

Total Touchdowns

1. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 34
  Ben Mauk* (CIN) 34
3. Brian Brohm (LOU) 33
4. Pat White* (WV) 28
5. Matt Grothe* (SFL) 24
  Ray Rice* (RUT) 24
7. Mike Teel* (RUT) 20
8. Steve Slaton* (WV) 17
9. Lesean McCoy (PITT) 14
  Tyler Lorenzen* (CT) 14

Touchdowns

1. Ray Rice* (RUT) 25
2. Steve Slaton* (WV) 18
3. Lesean McCoy (PITT) 15
4. Marcus Barnett* (CIN) 14
  Pat White* (WV) 14
6. Darius Reynaud* (WV) 13
  Mike Ford* (SFL) 13
8. Mike Williams (SYR) 10
  Matt Grothe* (SFL) 10
10. Anthony Allen (LOU) 9

Points

1. Arthur Carmody (LOU) 92
2. Jessie Hester Jr.* (SFL) 24
3. Ben Mauk* (CIN) 18
  Marshwan Gilyard* (CIN) 18
5. Angelo Craig* (CIN) 6
  Earl Heyman (LOU) 6

Extra Point Attempts

1. Pat McAfee* (WV) 65
2. Jake Rogers* (CIN) 54
3. Art Carmody (LOU) 53
  Arthur Carmody (LOU) 53
  Delbert Alvarado* (SFL) 53
6. Jeremy Ito* (RUT) 51
7. Tony Ciaravino* (CT) 38
8. Conor Lee (PITT) 28
9. Patrick Shadle (SYR) 24
10. Brandon Yingling* (CIN) 7

Extra Points Made

1. Pat McAfee* (WV) 64
2. Art Carmody (LOU) 53
  Arthur Carmody (LOU) 53
4. Delbert Alvarado* (SFL) 52
5. Jake Rogers* (CIN) 51
  Jeremy Ito* (RUT) 51
7. Tony Ciaravino* (CT) 34
8. Conor Lee (PITT) 28
9. Patrick Shadle (SYR) 23
10. Brandon Yingling* (CIN) 6

Field Goal Attempts

1. Jeremy Ito* (RUT) 31
2. Delbert Alvarado* (SFL) 29
3. Tony Ciaravino* (CT) 27
4. Conor Lee (PITT) 22
5. Pat McAfee* (WV) 19
  Jake Rogers* (CIN) 19
7. Arthur Carmody (LOU) 17
  Art Carmody (LOU) 17
9. Patrick Shadle (SYR) 14

Field Goals Made

1. Jeremy Ito* (RUT) 23
2. Tony Ciaravino* (CT) 22
3. Delbert Alvarado* (SFL) 19
4. Conor Lee (PITT) 18
5. Pat McAfee* (WV) 13
  Art Carmody (LOU) 13
  Arthur Carmody (LOU) 13
8. Jake Rogers* (CIN) 11
9. Patrick Shadle (SYR) 10

Field Goal Percentage

1. Arthur Carmody (LOU) 76.5

Punts

1. Desi Cullen* (CT) 75
  Rob Long (SYR) 75
3. Dave Brytus (PITT) 66
  Dave Brytus (PITT) 66
5. Delbert Alvarado* (SFL) 58
6. Kevin Huber* (CIN) 57
7. Jeremy Ito* (RUT) 50
8. Pat McAfee* (WV) 46
9. Cory Goettsche (LOU) 42
10. Justin Teachey* (SFL) 7

Punting Yards

1. Rob Long (SYR) 3139
2. Desi Cullen* (CT) 3055
3. Kevin Huber* (CIN) 2672
4. Dave Brytus (PITT) 2613
  Dave Brytus (PITT) 2613
6. Delbert Alvarado* (SFL) 2414
7. Pat McAfee* (WV) 1962
8. Jeremy Ito* (RUT) 1787
9. Cory Goettsche (LOU) 1633
10. Justin Teachey* (SFL) 248

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Dave Brytus (PITT) 39.6

Punt Returns

1. Vaughn Rivers* (WV) 41
2. Larry Taylor* (CT) 31
  Marcus Edwards* (SFL) 31
4. Aaron Berry (PITT) 24
5. Haruki Nakamura* (CIN) 15
6. Dennis Campbell* (RUT) 13
  Trent Guy (LOU) 13
8. Amarri Jackson* (SFL) 6
  Jasper Howard* (CT) 6
  Mardy Gilyard* (CIN) 6

Punt Return Yards

1. Vaughn Rivers* (WV) 479
2. Larry Taylor* (CT) 357
3. Marcus Edwards* (SFL) 231
4. Aaron Berry (PITT) 206
5. Haruki Nakamura* (CIN) 104
6. Trent Guy (LOU) 93
7. Amarri Jackson* (SFL) 85
8. Dennis Campbell* (RUT) 71
9. Mardy Gilyard* (CIN) 57
10. Devin McCourty* (RUT) 56

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Larry Taylor* (CT) 2

Kickoff Returns

1. Max Suter (SYR) 51
2. Lowell Robinson (PITT) 38
3. Trent Guy (LOU) 31
4. Tyvon Branch* (CT) 27
5. Jerome Murphy* (SFL) 23
6. Noel Devine* (WV) 22
7. Jajuan Spillman (LOU) 18
8. Jacob Ramsey* (CIN) 16
9. Tim Brown* (RUT) 15
10. Mason Robinson* (RUT) 14
  Bilal Powell (LOU) 14
  Mike Holmes (SYR) 14

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Max Suter (SYR) 1299
2. Lowell Robinson (PITT) 940
3. Tyvon Branch* (CT) 780
4. Trent Guy (LOU) 671
5. Jerome Murphy* (SFL) 560
6. Noel Devine* (WV) 511
7. Jajuan Spillman (LOU) 399
8. Bilal Powell (LOU) 359
9. Mike Holmes (SYR) 352
10. Jacob Ramsey* (CIN) 351

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Tyvon Branch* (CT) 2

Solo Tackles

1. Scott McKillop (PITT) 98
2. Lamar Myles (LOU) 81
3. Tyrone McKenzie* (SFL) 63
4. Scott Lutrus* (CT) 62
5. Ben Moffitt* (SFL) 61
  Nate Allen* (SFL) 61
7. Haruki Nakamura* (CIN) 59
8. Joe Fields (SYR) 56
9. Courtney Greene* (RUT) 54
10. Tyvon Branch* (CT) 53
  Lawrence Wilson* (CT) 53

Assisted Tackles

1. Danny Lansanah* (CT) 72
2. Lawrence Wilson* (CT) 60
3. Reed Williams* (WV) 59
4. Dahna Deleston* (CT) 56
5. Kevin Malast* (RUT) 54
6. Scott McKillop (PITT) 53
7. Tyrone McKenzie* (SFL) 51
8. Courtney Greene* (RUT) 47
  Lamar Myles (LOU) 47
  Jake Flaherty (SYR) 47

Total Tackles

1. Scott McKillop (PITT) 151
2. Lamar Myles (LOU) 128
3. Danny Lansanah* (CT) 121
4. Tyrone McKenzie* (SFL) 114
5. Lawrence Wilson* (CT) 113
6. Reed Williams* (WV) 107
  Scott Lutrus* (CT) 107
8. Dahna Deleston* (CT) 103
9. Courtney Greene* (RUT) 101
10. Ben Moffitt* (SFL) 98

Tackles for Loss

1. George Selvie* (SFL) 32
2. Johnny Dingle* (WV) 19
3. Arthur Jones (SYR) 18
4. Terrill Byrd* (CIN) 17
5. Cody Brown* (CT) 16
  Anthony Hoke* (CIN) 16
7. Eric Foster* (RUT) 15
8. Jamaal Westerman* (RUT) 14
  Danny Lansanah* (CT) 14
10. Joe Clermond (PITT) 13

Sacks

1. George Selvie* (SFL) 14
2. Anthony Hoke* (CIN) 13
3. Joe Clermond (PITT) 10
4. Johnny Dingle* (WV) 9
5. Julius Williams* (CT) 8
6. Terrill Byrd* (CIN) 8
  Marc Magro* (WV) 8
  Jamaal Westerman* (RUT) 8
9. Cody Brown* (CT) 8
10. Eric Foster* (RUT) 7

Interceptions

1. Deangelo Smith* (CIN) 8
2. Robert Vaughn* (CT) 7
3. Mike Mickens* (CIN) 6
  Trae Williams* (SFL) 6
5. Nate Allen* (SFL) 4
  Joe Fields (SYR) 4
  Scott Lutrus* (CT) 4
  Danny Lansanah* (CT) 4
  Ben Moffitt* (SFL) 4
  Haruki Nakamura* (CIN) 4

Interception Return Yards

1. Trae Williams* (SFL) 164
2. Mike Mickens* (CIN) 136
  Ben Moffitt* (SFL) 136
4. Robert Vaughn* (CT) 112
5. Deangelo Smith* (CIN) 82
6. Haruki Nakamura* (CIN) 78
7. Danny Lansanah* (CT) 77
8. Ryan Mundy* (WV) 75
9. Joe Fields (SYR) 62
10. Aaron Webster* (CIN) 58

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Trae Williams* (SFL) 3
2. Mike Mickens* (CIN) 2
  Scott Lutrus* (CT) 2

Passes Defended

1. Deangelo Smith* (CIN) 16
  Trae Williams* (SFL) 16
3. Mike Jenkins* (SFL) 14
4. Jason McCourty* (RUT) 12
  Nate Allen* (SFL) 12
  Mike Mickens* (CIN) 12
7. Tyvon Branch* (CT) 10
  Robert Vaughn* (CT) 10
  Ryan Mundy* (WV) 10
10. Darius Butler* (CT) 9
  Devin McCourty* (RUT) 9
  Ben Moffitt* (SFL) 9
  Eric Wicks* (WV) 9