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2012 Big East Conference Year Summary

Previous Year

Record: 56-44, .560 W-L% (4th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 0.98 (7th of 12) ▪ SOS: -1.34 (7th of 12)

Conference Champion: Cincinnati, Louisville, Rutgers and Syracuse

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Louisville)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Louisville)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Louisville 11 2 .846 5 2 .714 31.2 23.8 5.88 -1.96
Cincinnati 10 3 .769 5 2 .714 32.3 18.5 8.71 -3.37
Rutgers 9 4 .692 5 2 .714 21.5 14.2 3.91 -2.55
Syracuse 8 5 .615 5 2 .714 30.0 24.8 6.27 0.81
Pittsburgh 6 7 .462 3 4 .429 26.6 21.1 2.05 -0.64
Connecticut 5 7 .417 2 5 .286 17.8 19.8 -5.35 -2.60
Temple 4 7 .364 2 5 .286 24.7 31.2 -7.52 -1.15
South Florida 3 9 .250 1 6 .143 20.6 27.4 -6.13 0.79

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/2 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
Louisville 25 23 19 20 19 19 18 16 16 12 11 20 19   22 13
Cincinnati             21 21                
Rutgers         23 22 20 19 18   24 22 21      

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2013-01-05 BBVA Compass Bowl Mississippi 38 Pittsburgh 17 BBVA Compass Bowl (Birmingham, AL)
2013-01-02 Sugar Bowl Louisville 33 Florida 23 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
2012-12-29 Pinstripe Bowl Syracuse 38 West Virginia 14 Pinstripe Bowl (New York, NY)
2012-12-28 Russell Athletic Bowl Virginia Tech 13 Rutgers 10 Russell Athletic Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2012-12-27 Belk Bowl Cincinnati 48 Duke 34 Belk Bowl (Charlotte, NC)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Ryan Nassib* (SYR) 294
2. Teddy Bridgewater* (LOU) 287
3. Tino Sunseri* (PITT) 256
4. Gary Nova* (RUT) 221
5. Chandler Whitmer (CT) 208
6. B.J. Daniels (SFL) 165
7. Munchie Legaux* (CIN) 120
8. Brendon Kay* (CIN) 87
9. Chris Coyer (TEMP) 84
10. Matt Floyd (SFL) 57
Pass Attempts
1. Ryan Nassib* (SYR) 471
2. Teddy Bridgewater* (LOU) 419
3. Tino Sunseri* (PITT) 393
4. Gary Nova* (RUT) 388
5. Chandler Whitmer (CT) 361
6. B.J. Daniels (SFL) 290
7. Munchie Legaux* (CIN) 230
8. Chris Coyer (TEMP) 164
9. Brendon Kay* (CIN) 138
10. Matt Floyd (SFL) 110
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Teddy Bridgewater* (LOU) 68.5
2. Tino Sunseri* (PITT) 65.1
3. Ryan Nassib* (SYR) 62.4
4. Chandler Whitmer (CT) 57.6
5. Gary Nova* (RUT) 57.0
6. B.J. Daniels (SFL) 56.9
7. Munchie Legaux* (CIN) 52.2
8. Chris Coyer (TEMP) 51.2
Passing Yards
1. Ryan Nassib* (SYR) 3749
2. Teddy Bridgewater* (LOU) 3718
3. Tino Sunseri* (PITT) 3288
4. Gary Nova* (RUT) 2695
5. Chandler Whitmer (CT) 2664
6. B.J. Daniels (SFL) 2075
7. Munchie Legaux* (CIN) 1716
8. Brendon Kay* (CIN) 1298
9. Chris Coyer (TEMP) 946
10. Matt Floyd (SFL) 466
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Teddy Bridgewater* (LOU) 8.9
2. Tino Sunseri* (PITT) 8.4
3. Ryan Nassib* (SYR) 8.0
4. Munchie Legaux* (CIN) 7.5
5. Chandler Whitmer (CT) 7.4
6. B.J. Daniels (SFL) 7.2
7. Gary Nova* (RUT) 6.9
8. Chris Coyer (TEMP) 5.8
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Teddy Bridgewater* (LOU) 9.3
2. Tino Sunseri* (PITT) 9.1
3. Ryan Nassib* (SYR) 8.1
4. Munchie Legaux* (CIN) 6.8
5. B.J. Daniels (SFL) 6.6
6. Gary Nova* (RUT) 6.2
7. Chandler Whitmer (CT) 5.9
8. Chris Coyer (TEMP) 5.6
Passing Touchdowns
1. Teddy Bridgewater* (LOU) 27
2. Ryan Nassib* (SYR) 26
3. Gary Nova* (RUT) 22
4. Tino Sunseri* (PITT) 21
5. B.J. Daniels (SFL) 14
6. Munchie Legaux* (CIN) 13
7. Brendon Kay* (CIN) 10
8. Chandler Whitmer (CT) 9
9. Chris Coyer (TEMP) 8
10. Clinton Granger (TEMP) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Gary Nova* (RUT) 16
  Chandler Whitmer (CT) 16
3. B.J. Daniels (SFL) 10
  Ryan Nassib* (SYR) 10
5. Munchie Legaux* (CIN) 9
6. Teddy Bridgewater* (LOU) 8
7. Matt Floyd (SFL) 5
8. Chris Coyer (TEMP) 4
9. Tino Sunseri* (PITT) 3
10. Clinton Granger (TEMP) 2
  Brendon Kay* (CIN) 2
  Johnny McEntee (CT) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Teddy Bridgewater* (LOU) 160.5
2. Tino Sunseri* (PITT) 151.5
3. Ryan Nassib* (SYR) 143.3
4. B.J. Daniels (SFL) 126.0
5. Gary Nova* (RUT) 125.8
6. Munchie Legaux* (CIN) 125.7
7. Chandler Whitmer (CT) 119.0
8. Chris Coyer (TEMP) 110.9
Rush Attempts
1. Jawan Jamison* (RUT) 255
2. George Winn* (CIN) 243
  Lyle McCombs (CT) 243
4. Jerome Smith* (SYR) 227
5. Ray Graham* (PITT) 222
6. Jeremy Wright* (LOU) 211
7. Montel Harris (TEMP) 186
8. Demetris Murray (SFL) 170
9. Prince-Tyson Gulley* (SYR) 158
10. Rushel Shell* (PITT) 141
Rushing Yards
1. George Winn* (CIN) 1334
2. Jerome Smith* (SYR) 1171
3. Jawan Jamison* (RUT) 1075
4. Montel Harris (TEMP) 1054
5. Ray Graham* (PITT) 1042
6. Lyle McCombs (CT) 860
7. Prince-Tyson Gulley* (SYR) 830
8. Jeremy Wright* (LOU) 824
9. Senorise Perry* (LOU) 705
10. Demetris Murray (SFL) 665
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Montel Harris (TEMP) 5.7
2. George Winn* (CIN) 5.5
3. Prince-Tyson Gulley* (SYR) 5.3
4. Senorise Perry* (LOU) 5.2
5. Jerome Smith* (SYR) 5.2
6. Ray Graham* (PITT) 4.7
7. Rushel Shell* (PITT) 4.5
8. Jawan Jamison* (RUT) 4.2
9. B.J. Daniels (SFL) 4.2
10. Chris Coyer (TEMP) 4.0
Rushing Touchdowns
1. George Winn* (CIN) 13
2. Montel Harris (TEMP) 12
3. Ray Graham* (PITT) 11
  Senorise Perry* (LOU) 11
5. Jeremy Wright* (LOU) 10
6. Prince-Tyson Gulley* (SYR) 9
7. Demetris Murray (SFL) 6
  Lyle McCombs (CT) 6
9. B.J. Daniels (SFL) 5
  Adonis Ameen-Moore* (SYR) 5
Receptions
1. Devin Street* (PITT) 73
2. Alec Lemon* (SYR) 72
3. Marcus Sales* (SYR) 64
4. Mike Shanahan* (PITT) 62
5. Damian Copeland* (LOU) 50
6. Andre Davis (SFL) 46
  Eli Rogers* (LOU) 46
8. Travis Kelce* (CIN) 45
9. Mark Harrison* (RUT) 44
  Geremy Davis (CT) 44
Receiving Yards
1. Alec Lemon* (SYR) 1070
2. Mike Shanahan* (PITT) 983
3. Devin Street* (PITT) 975
4. Marcus Sales* (SYR) 882
5. Devante Parker* (LOU) 744
6. Travis Kelce* (CIN) 722
7. Brandon Coleman* (RUT) 718
8. Damian Copeland* (LOU) 628
9. Geremy Davis (CT) 613
10. Jarrod West* (SYR) 588
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Devante Parker* (LOU) 18.6
2. Brandon Coleman* (RUT) 16.7
3. Ryan Griffin (CT) 16.7
4. Travis Kelce* (CIN) 16.0
5. Kenbrell Thompkins* (CIN) 15.9
6. Mike Shanahan* (PITT) 15.9
7. Anthony McClung* (CIN) 15.9
8. Andrell Smith* (LOU) 15.8
9. Alec Lemon* (SYR) 14.9
10. Geremy Davis (CT) 13.9
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Devante Parker* (LOU) 10
  Brandon Coleman* (RUT) 10
3. Marcus Sales* (SYR) 8
  Travis Kelce* (CIN) 8
5. Alec Lemon* (SYR) 7
6. Mark Harrison* (RUT) 6
  Ryan Griffin (CT) 6
  Andre Davis (SFL) 6
  Mike Shanahan* (PITT) 6
10. Devin Street* (PITT) 5
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Jawan Jamison* (RUT) 283
2. Lyle McCombs (CT) 267
3. Ray Graham* (PITT) 258
  George Winn* (CIN) 258
5. Jeremy Wright* (LOU) 252
6. Jerome Smith* (SYR) 235
7. Montel Harris (TEMP) 196
8. Prince-Tyson Gulley* (SYR) 191
9. Demetris Murray (SFL) 190
10. Senorise Perry* (LOU) 154
Yards From Scrimmage
1. George Winn* (CIN) 1462
2. Jawan Jamison* (RUT) 1398
3. Ray Graham* (PITT) 1382
4. Jerome Smith* (SYR) 1254
5. Jeremy Wright* (LOU) 1149
6. Montel Harris (TEMP) 1144
7. Prince-Tyson Gulley* (SYR) 1112
8. Lyle McCombs (CT) 1090
9. Alec Lemon* (SYR) 1083
10. Devin Street* (PITT) 1005
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Ray Graham* (PITT) 13
  George Winn* (CIN) 13
3. Montel Harris (TEMP) 12
4. Prince-Tyson Gulley* (SYR) 11
  Jeremy Wright* (LOU) 11
  Senorise Perry* (LOU) 11
7. Brandon Coleman* (RUT) 10
  Devante Parker* (LOU) 10
9. Alec Lemon* (SYR) 8
  Travis Kelce* (CIN) 8
  Marcus Sales* (SYR) 8
Total Plays
1. Ryan Nassib* (SYR) 555
2. Teddy Bridgewater* (LOU) 493
3. Tino Sunseri* (PITT) 461
4. Chandler Whitmer (CT) 424
5. Gary Nova* (RUT) 410
6. B.J. Daniels (SFL) 394
7. Munchie Legaux* (CIN) 285
8. Chris Coyer (TEMP) 275
9. Jawan Jamison* (RUT) 256
10. George Winn* (CIN) 244
Total Yards
1. Ryan Nassib* (SYR) 3891
2. Teddy Bridgewater* (LOU) 3744
3. Tino Sunseri* (PITT) 3097
4. Gary Nova* (RUT) 2651
5. B.J. Daniels (SFL) 2509
6. Chandler Whitmer (CT) 2503
7. Munchie Legaux* (CIN) 2051
8. Brendon Kay* (CIN) 1604
9. Chris Coyer (TEMP) 1390
10. George Winn* (CIN) 1371
Total Yards Per Play
1. Teddy Bridgewater* (LOU) 7.6
2. Ryan Nassib* (SYR) 7.0
3. Tino Sunseri* (PITT) 6.7
Total Touchdowns
1. Teddy Bridgewater* (LOU) 28
  Ryan Nassib* (SYR) 28
3. Tino Sunseri* (PITT) 22
  Gary Nova* (RUT) 22
5. B.J. Daniels (SFL) 19
6. Munchie Legaux* (CIN) 17
7. George Winn* (CIN) 14
8. Brendon Kay* (CIN) 12
  Montel Harris (TEMP) 12
10. Senorise Perry* (LOU) 11
  Ray Graham* (PITT) 11
Touchdowns
1. Ray Graham* (PITT) 13
  George Winn* (CIN) 13
3. Montel Harris (TEMP) 12
4. Senorise Perry* (LOU) 11
  Jeremy Wright* (LOU) 11
  Prince-Tyson Gulley* (SYR) 11
7. Brandon Coleman* (RUT) 10
  Devante Parker* (LOU) 10
9. Travis Kelce* (CIN) 8
  Alec Lemon* (SYR) 8
  Marcus Sales* (SYR) 8
Points
1. Clark* (SYR) 12
2. Green* (CIN) 6
  Phillips (CT) 6
Extra Point Attempts
1. Tony Miliano* (CIN) 53
2. Ross Krautman* (SYR) 43
3. John Wallace* (LOU) 42
4. Kevin Harper* (PITT) 40
5. Brandon McManus (TEMP) 33
6. Maikon Bonani (SFL) 23
7. Chad Christen (CT) 22
8. Nick Borgese* (RUT) 18
9. Kyle Federico* (RUT) 13
10. Matthew Nakatani* (LOU) 3
Extra Points Made
1. Tony Miliano* (CIN) 51
2. Ross Krautman* (SYR) 43
3. Kevin Harper* (PITT) 40
4. John Wallace* (LOU) 38
5. Brandon McManus (TEMP) 32
6. Chad Christen (CT) 22
7. Maikon Bonani (SFL) 21
8. Nick Borgese* (RUT) 17
9. Kyle Federico* (RUT) 13
10. Matthew Nakatani* (LOU) 3
Field Goal Attempts
1. Kevin Harper* (PITT) 27
2. Ross Krautman* (SYR) 23
  Maikon Bonani (SFL) 23
4. Tony Miliano* (CIN) 22
5. Chad Christen (CT) 21
  John Wallace* (LOU) 21
7. Brandon McManus (TEMP) 17
8. Kyle Federico* (RUT) 11
9. Nick Borgese* (RUT) 8
10. Matthew Nakatani* (LOU) 2
Field Goals Made
1. Kevin Harper* (PITT) 20
2. Maikon Bonani (SFL) 18
3. Tony Miliano* (CIN) 17
4. John Wallace* (LOU) 16
5. Ross Krautman* (SYR) 15
6. Brandon McManus (TEMP) 14
  Chad Christen (CT) 14
8. Kyle Federico* (RUT) 6
9. Nick Borgese* (RUT) 5
10. Matthew Nakatani* (LOU) 2
Punts
1. Justin Doerner* (RUT) 81
2. Cole Wagner (CT) 78
3. Matt Yoklic* (PITT) 61
4. Pat O'Donnell* (CIN) 59
5. Brandon McManus (TEMP) 54
  Justin Brockhaus-Kann (SFL) 54
7. Jonathan Fisher* (SYR) 53
8. Gerod Holliman* (LOU) 27
9. Ryan Johnson* (LOU) 16
10. Corvin Lamb* (LOU) 6
Punting Yards
1. Cole Wagner (CT) 3162
2. Justin Doerner* (RUT) 3017
3. Matt Yoklic* (PITT) 2548
4. Pat O'Donnell* (CIN) 2467
5. Brandon McManus (TEMP) 2433
6. Justin Brockhaus-Kann (SFL) 2192
7. Jonathan Fisher* (SYR) 2035
8. Gerod Holliman* (LOU) 996
9. Ryan Johnson* (LOU) 664
10. Corvin Lamb* (LOU) 273
Punt Returns
1. Mason Robinson* (RUT) 29
2. Kai Dominguez* (LOU) 21
  Nick Williams (CT) 21
4. Ritchy Desir* (SYR) 20
5. Cameron Saddler* (PITT) 17
  Matt Brown (TEMP) 17
7. Anthony McClung* (CIN) 16
8. Andre Davis (SFL) 11
9. Danny Milligan* (CIN) 10
10. Steve Rene* (SYR) 8
  Terrence Mitchell (SFL) 8
Punt Return Yards
1. Nick Williams (CT) 253
2. Matt Brown (TEMP) 241
3. Anthony McClung* (CIN) 158
4. Cameron Saddler* (PITT) 126
5. Mason Robinson* (RUT) 111
6. Ritchy Desir* (SYR) 105
7. Kai Dominguez* (LOU) 99
8. Danny Milligan* (CIN) 94
9. Terrence Mitchell (SFL) 80
10. Ronald Jones* (PITT) 59
Punt Return Touchdowns
1. Nick Williams (CT) 2
Kickoff Returns
1. Ralph David Abernathy IV* (CIN) 32
2. Matt Brown (TEMP) 31
3. Lafayette Pitts* (PITT) 30
4. Nick Williams (CT) 24
5. Jeremiah Kobena* (SYR) 22
6. Jeremy Deering* (RUT) 18
7. Adrian Bushell* (LOU) 17
8. Jalen Fitzpatrick (TEMP) 12
9. Marcus Shaw (SFL) 10
10. Steve Rene* (SYR) 9
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Ralph David Abernathy IV* (CIN) 801
2. Matt Brown (TEMP) 790
3. Lafayette Pitts* (PITT) 729
4. Nick Williams (CT) 489
5. Jeremy Deering* (RUT) 438
6. Jeremiah Kobena* (SYR) 436
7. Adrian Bushell* (LOU) 333
8. Jalen Fitzpatrick (TEMP) 288
9. Marcus Shaw (SFL) 245
10. Steve Rene* (SYR) 193
Solo Tackles
1. Khaseem Greene* (RUT) 70
2. Greg Blair* (CIN) 68
3. Tyler Matakevich (TEMP) 67
4. Shamarko Thomas* (SYR) 62
5. Kayvon Webster (SFL) 61
6. Jason Hendricks* (PITT) 59
  Logan Ryan* (RUT) 59
  Yawin Smallwood (CT) 59
9. Vaughn Carraway (TEMP) 55
10. Preston Brown* (LOU) 52
  Calvin Pryor* (LOU) 52
Assisted Tackles
1. Greg Blair* (CIN) 70
2. Khaseem Greene* (RUT) 66
3. Yawin Smallwood (CT) 61
4. Jory Johnson (CT) 58
5. Preston Brown* (LOU) 57
6. Steve Beauharnais* (RUT) 51
7. Byron Jones (CT) 48
  Calvin Pryor* (LOU) 48
9. Jamal Merrell* (RUT) 46
10. Keith Brown* (LOU) 36
Total Tackles
1. Greg Blair* (CIN) 138
2. Khaseem Greene* (RUT) 136
3. Yawin Smallwood (CT) 120
4. Preston Brown* (LOU) 109
5. Tyler Matakevich (TEMP) 101
6. Calvin Pryor* (LOU) 100
7. Jory Johnson (CT) 95
8. Logan Ryan* (RUT) 94
9. Jason Hendricks* (PITT) 90
10. Shamarko Thomas* (SYR) 88
Tackles for Loss
1. Aaron Donald* (PITT) 18
2. Sio Moore (CT) 16
3. Yawin Smallwood (CT) 15
  Brandon Sharpe* (SYR) 15
5. Dyshawn Davis* (SYR) 14
6. Trevardo Williams (CT) 14
7. Scott Vallone* (RUT) 12
8. Khaseem Greene* (RUT) 12
9. Siriki Diabate* (SYR) 10
  Jamil Merrell* (RUT) 10
Sacks
1. Trevardo Williams (CT) 12
2. Sio Moore (CT) 8
3. Brandon Sharpe* (SYR) 7
4. Khaseem Greene* (RUT) 6
5. Aaron Donald* (PITT) 6
  Jamil Merrell* (RUT) 6
7. Dan Giordano* (CIN) 5
  John Youboty (TEMP) 5
  Walter Stewart* (CIN) 5
10. Lorenzo Mauldin* (LOU) 4
Interceptions
1. Jason Hendricks* (PITT) 6
2. Brandon Jones* (RUT) 5
3. K'Waun Williams* (PITT) 4
  Logan Ryan* (RUT) 4
5. Terell Floyd* (LOU) 3
  Keon Lyn* (SYR) 3
  Dwayne Gratz (CT) 3
  Camerron Cheatham* (CIN) 3
  Arryn Chenault* (CIN) 3
10. James Burgess* (LOU) 2
  Greg Blair* (CIN) 2
  Khaseem Greene* (RUT) 2
  Shamarko Thomas* (SYR) 2
  Deven Drane* (CIN) 2
  Wayne Warren* (RUT) 2
  Jarred Holley* (PITT) 2
  Drew Frey* (CIN) 2
  Calvin Pryor* (LOU) 2
Interception Return Yards
1. Camerron Cheatham* (CIN) 83
2. Jason Hendricks* (PITT) 64
  Deven Drane* (CIN) 64
4. Khaseem Greene* (RUT) 58
5. Vaughn Carraway (TEMP) 57
6. Nick Temple* (CIN) 55
7. Drew Frey* (CIN) 42
8. Terell Floyd* (LOU) 38
9. Dwayne Gratz (CT) 37
10. Lafayette Pitts* (PITT) 34
Passes Defended
1. Logan Ryan* (RUT) 21
2. Dwayne Gratz (CT) 14
  Adrian Bushell* (LOU) 14
4. Brandon Jones* (RUT) 13
5. Sio Moore (CT) 11
6. Keon Lyn* (SYR) 10
  Lafayette Pitts* (PITT) 10
  Blidi Wreh-Wilson (CT) 10
  Jason Hendricks* (PITT) 10
10. Deven Drane* (CIN) 9
  Drew Frey* (CIN) 9
Fumbles Forced
1. Khaseem Greene* (RUT) 6
2. Calvin Pryor* (LOU) 5
3. Kayvon Webster (SFL) 3
  Shamarko Thomas* (SYR) 3
  Nate D. Smith (TEMP) 3
6. Jory Johnson (CT) 2
  Greg Blair* (CIN) 2
  Marcus Smith* (LOU) 2
  Devin Cook* (PITT) 2
  Ernie Tabuteau (SFL) 2
  Yawin Smallwood (CT) 2
  Walter Stewart* (CIN) 2
  Brandon Reddish* (SYR) 2
  Sam Barrington (SFL) 2
  Lorenzo Waters* (RUT) 2