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1998 Big West Conference Year Summary

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Record: 30-37, .448 W-L% (11th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -8.88 (10th of 11) ▪ SOS: -6.16 (10th of 11)

Conference Champion: Idaho

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Idaho 9 3 .750 4 1 .800 32.7 26.4 -3.37 -8.96
Nevada 6 5 .545 3 2 .600 33.7 28.7 -4.45 -6.54
North Texas 3 8 .273 3 2 .600 15.7 27.0 -12.45 -1.63
Boise State 6 5 .545 2 3 .400 29.9 31.8 -10.39 -9.94
Utah State 3 8 .273 2 3 .400 21.5 28.1 -11.00 -5.55
New Mexico State 3 8 .273 1 4 .200 30.1 38.5 -11.63 -4.36

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1998-12-30 Humanitarian Bowl Idaho 42 Southern Mississippi 35 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. David Neill (NV) 199
2. Bart Hendricks (BOISE) 150
3. Ty Houghtaling (NMST) 130
4. John Welsh (ID) 98
5. Riley Jensen (UTST) 93
6. Jeff Crosbie (UTST) 83
7. Greg Robertson (ID) 82
8. Nate Sparks (BOISE) 59
9. Erik Stidham (NV) 53
10. Jason Attaway (NTX) 51
Pass Attempts
1. David Neill (NV) 344
2. Bart Hendricks (BOISE) 279
3. Ty Houghtaling (NMST) 267
4. Riley Jensen (UTST) 194
5. Jeff Crosbie (UTST) 184
6. John Welsh (ID) 182
7. Greg Robertson (ID) 156
8. Nate Sparks (BOISE) 115
9. Jason Attaway (NTX) 109
10. Erik Stidham (NV) 87
Pass Completion Percentage
1. David Neill (NV) 57.8
2. John Welsh (ID) 53.8
3. Bart Hendricks (BOISE) 53.8
4. Greg Robertson (ID) 52.6
5. Ty Houghtaling (NMST) 48.7
6. Riley Jensen (UTST) 47.9
7. Jeff Crosbie (UTST) 45.1
Passing Yards
1. David Neill (NV) 3249
2. Ty Houghtaling (NMST) 1820
3. Bart Hendricks (BOISE) 1799
4. John Welsh (ID) 1387
5. Riley Jensen (UTST) 1231
6. Greg Robertson (ID) 1127
7. Jeff Crosbie (UTST) 1111
8. Nate Sparks (BOISE) 865
9. Jason Attaway (NTX) 680
10. Erik Stidham (NV) 603
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. David Neill (NV) 9.4
2. John Welsh (ID) 7.6
3. Greg Robertson (ID) 7.2
4. Ty Houghtaling (NMST) 6.8
5. Bart Hendricks (BOISE) 6.4
6. Riley Jensen (UTST) 6.3
7. Jeff Crosbie (UTST) 6.0
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. David Neill (NV) 10.0
2. Greg Robertson (ID) 6.5
3. Bart Hendricks (BOISE) 6.4
4. John Welsh (ID) 6.4
5. Ty Houghtaling (NMST) 6.3
6. Jeff Crosbie (UTST) 5.9
7. Riley Jensen (UTST) 5.3
Passing Touchdowns
1. David Neill (NV) 29
2. Ty Houghtaling (NMST) 20
3. Bart Hendricks (BOISE) 13
4. John Welsh (ID) 11
5. Greg Robertson (ID) 10
6. Nate Sparks (BOISE) 9
7. Riley Jensen (UTST) 8
  Jeff Crosbie (UTST) 8
9. K.C. Enzminger (NMST) 4
10. Jason Attaway (NTX) 3
  Erik Stidham (NV) 3
Passing Interceptions
1. Ty Houghtaling (NMST) 12
2. John Welsh (ID) 10
3. David Neill (NV) 9
4. Riley Jensen (UTST) 8
5. Greg Robertson (ID) 7
  Erik Stidham (NV) 7
7. Bart Hendricks (BOISE) 6
8. Jason Attaway (NTX) 5
  Nate Sparks (BOISE) 5
10. Jeff Crosbie (UTST) 4
  K.C. Enzminger (NMST) 4
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. David Neill (NV) 159.8
2. John Welsh (ID) 126.8
3. Greg Robertson (ID) 125.4
4. Ty Houghtaling (NMST) 121.7
5. Bart Hendricks (BOISE) 119.0
6. Riley Jensen (UTST) 106.6
7. Jeff Crosbie (UTST) 105.8
Rush Attempts
1. Denvis Manns (NMST) 269
2. Chris Lemon (NV) 253
3. Joel Thomas (ID) 231
4. Eron Hurley (BOISE) 223
5. Demario Brown (UTST) 210
6. Tubby Coleman (NTX) 154
7. Ja'Quay Wilburn (NTX) 128
8. Ty Houghtaling (NMST) 91
9. Shaunard Harts (BOISE) 90
10. Bart Hendricks (BOISE) 87
Rushing Yards
1. Denvis Manns (NMST) 1469
2. Joel Thomas (ID) 1229
3. Chris Lemon (NV) 1154
4. Eron Hurley (BOISE) 1142
5. Demario Brown (UTST) 846
6. Ja'Quay Wilburn (NTX) 754
7. Tubby Coleman (NTX) 531
8. Shaunard Harts (BOISE) 406
9. Joey Dozier (NMST) 396
10. Ty Houghtaling (NMST) 313
  John Roberts (UTST) 313
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Ja'Quay Wilburn (NTX) 5.9
2. Denvis Manns (NMST) 5.5
3. Joel Thomas (ID) 5.3
4. Eron Hurley (BOISE) 5.1
5. Joey Dozier (NMST) 4.9
6. Chris Lemon (NV) 4.6
7. Shaunard Harts (BOISE) 4.5
8. Demario Brown (UTST) 4.0
9. John Roberts (UTST) 3.6
10. Tubby Coleman (NTX) 3.4
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Joel Thomas (ID) 16
2. Chris Lemon (NV) 13
3. Eron Hurley (BOISE) 11
4. Denvis Manns (NMST) 6
5. Demario Brown (UTST) 5
6. Joey Dozier (NMST) 4
  K.C. Enzminger (NMST) 4
  Tubby Coleman (NTX) 4
9. Ja'Quay Wilburn (NTX) 3
  Shaunard Harts (BOISE) 3
Receptions
1. Geoff Noisy (NV) 94
2. Trevor Insley (NV) 69
3. Robert Scott (UTST) 55
4. Rodney Smith (BOISE) 53
5. Ryan Shaw (NMST) 43
6. Ryan Prestimonico (ID) 42
7. Corey Nelson (BOISE) 34
  Darin Higgins (NV) 34
9. Jay Young (NTX) 32
  Robert Garth (NMST) 32
Receiving Yards
1. Geoff Noisy (NV) 1405
2. Trevor Insley (NV) 1220
3. Robert Scott (UTST) 808
4. Rodney Smith (BOISE) 772
5. Ryan Shaw (NMST) 672
6. Ryan Prestimonico (ID) 668
7. Darin Higgins (NV) 517
8. Corey Nelson (BOISE) 511
9. Robert Garth (NMST) 466
10. Jeff Townsley (ID) 462
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Trevor Insley (NV) 17.7
2. David Burr (NV) 16.7
3. David Patterson (NMST) 16.5
4. Ryan Prestimonico (ID) 15.9
5. Aaron Jones (UTST) 15.6
6. Ryan Shaw (NMST) 15.6
7. Darin Higgins (NV) 15.2
8. Broderick McGrew (NTX) 15.1
9. Corey Nelson (BOISE) 15.0
10. Geoff Noisy (NV) 14.9
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Ryan Shaw (NMST) 13
2. Rodney Smith (BOISE) 11
  Trevor Insley (NV) 11
4. Geoff Noisy (NV) 7
5. Jeff Townsley (ID) 6
  Robert Scott (UTST) 6
  Ryan Prestimonico (ID) 6
8. Darin Higgins (NV) 5
  David Patterson (NMST) 5
10. Aaron Jones (UTST) 4
  David Burr (NV) 4
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Denvis Manns (NMST) 278
2. Chris Lemon (NV) 268
3. Joel Thomas (ID) 249
4. Eron Hurley (BOISE) 237
5. Demario Brown (UTST) 231
6. Tubby Coleman (NTX) 159
7. Ja'Quay Wilburn (NTX) 131
8. Shaunard Harts (BOISE) 109
9. Joey Dozier (NMST) 98
10. Geoff Noisy (NV) 94
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Denvis Manns (NMST) 1575
2. Joel Thomas (ID) 1409
3. Geoff Noisy (NV) 1405
4. Chris Lemon (NV) 1248
5. Eron Hurley (BOISE) 1237
6. Trevor Insley (NV) 1200
7. Demario Brown (UTST) 1052
8. Robert Scott (UTST) 828
9. Ja'Quay Wilburn (NTX) 783
10. Rodney Smith (BOISE) 772
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Joel Thomas (ID) 16
2. Chris Lemon (NV) 14
3. Ryan Shaw (NMST) 13
4. Trevor Insley (NV) 11
  Eron Hurley (BOISE) 11
  Rodney Smith (BOISE) 11
7. Geoff Noisy (NV) 7
8. Denvis Manns (NMST) 6
  Jeff Townsley (ID) 6
  Robert Scott (UTST) 6
  Ryan Prestimonico (ID) 6
Total Plays
1. David Neill (NV) 409
2. Bart Hendricks (BOISE) 366
3. Ty Houghtaling (NMST) 358
4. Denvis Manns (NMST) 269
5. Chris Lemon (NV) 253
6. Riley Jensen (UTST) 240
7. Joel Thomas (ID) 235
8. John Welsh (ID) 225
9. Eron Hurley (BOISE) 223
10. Jeff Crosbie (UTST) 216
Total Yards
1. David Neill (NV) 3351
2. Ty Houghtaling (NMST) 2133
3. Bart Hendricks (BOISE) 2020
4. John Welsh (ID) 1560
5. Denvis Manns (NMST) 1469
6. Joel Thomas (ID) 1439
7. Riley Jensen (UTST) 1174
8. Chris Lemon (NV) 1154
9. Eron Hurley (BOISE) 1142
10. Jeff Crosbie (UTST) 1141
Total Yards Per Play
1. David Neill (NV) 8.2
Total Touchdowns
1. David Neill (NV) 31
2. Ty Houghtaling (NMST) 21
3. Joel Thomas (ID) 16
4. Bart Hendricks (BOISE) 15
5. Chris Lemon (NV) 13
6. Nate Sparks (BOISE) 11
  Eron Hurley (BOISE) 11
  John Welsh (ID) 11
9. Greg Robertson (ID) 10
10. Riley Jensen (UTST) 8
  Jeff Crosbie (UTST) 8
  K.C. Enzminger (NMST) 8