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1996 Conference USA Year Summary

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Record: 32-35, .478 W-L% (9th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 1.50 (7th of 11) ▪ SOS: 2.41 (7th of 11)

Conference Champion: Houston and Southern Mississippi

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
Southern Mississippi 8 3 .727 4 1 .800 26.1 22.5 9.23 3.32
Houston 7 5 .583 4 1 .800 30.1 28.4 3.68 2.43
Cincinnati 6 5 .545 2 3 .400 20.7 19.3 1.05 -1.05
Louisville 5 6 .455 2 3 .400 16.5 18.6 0.27 1.90
Memphis 4 7 .364 2 3 .400 12.8 19.9 -2.85 3.78
Tulane 2 9 .182 1 4 .200 19.4 24.4 -2.38 4.08

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/26 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 12/9 Final
Southern Mississippi                   24 23 20 25          

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1996-12-27 Liberty Bowl Syracuse 30 Houston 17 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Chuck Clements (HOU) 223
2. Chris Redman (LOU) 144
3. Qadry Anderson (MEM) 141
4. Shaun King (TLN) 132
5. Chad Plummer (CIN) 102
6. Lee Roberts (SMS) 86
7. Jason Payne (LOU) 61
8. Heath Graham (SMS) 52
9. Xavier Salazar (TLN) 15
10. Brent Petrus (CIN) 9

Pass Attempts

1. Chuck Clements (HOU) 354
2. Qadry Anderson (MEM) 287
3. Shaun King (TLN) 273
4. Chris Redman (LOU) 272
5. Chad Plummer (CIN) 198
6. Lee Roberts (SMS) 142
7. Heath Graham (SMS) 122
8. Jason Payne (LOU) 112
9. Xavier Salazar (TLN) 32
10. Brent Petrus (CIN) 24

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Chuck Clements (HOU) 63.0
2. Chris Redman (LOU) 52.9
3. Chad Plummer (CIN) 51.5
4. Qadry Anderson (MEM) 49.1
5. Shaun King (TLN) 48.4

Passing Yards

1. Chuck Clements (HOU) 2417
2. Chris Redman (LOU) 1773
3. Shaun King (TLN) 1574
4. Qadry Anderson (MEM) 1557
5. Chad Plummer (CIN) 1335
6. Lee Roberts (SMS) 1296
7. Heath Graham (SMS) 634
8. Jason Payne (LOU) 625
9. Brent Petrus (CIN) 220
10. Xavier Salazar (TLN) 157

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Chuck Clements (HOU) 6.8
2. Chad Plummer (CIN) 6.7
3. Chris Redman (LOU) 6.5
4. Shaun King (TLN) 5.8
5. Qadry Anderson (MEM) 5.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Chuck Clements (HOU) 6.4
2. Chad Plummer (CIN) 5.6
3. Chris Redman (LOU) 5.6
4. Shaun King (TLN) 5.2
5. Qadry Anderson (MEM) 4.1

Passing Touchdowns

1. Chuck Clements (HOU) 21
2. Lee Roberts (SMS) 12
3. Shaun King (TLN) 8
  Chris Redman (LOU) 8
5. Chad Plummer (CIN) 7
6. Qadry Anderson (MEM) 6
7. Brent Petrus (CIN) 3
  Jason Payne (LOU) 3
9. Xavier Salazar (TLN) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Chuck Clements (HOU) 13
2. Qadry Anderson (MEM) 11
3. Chris Redman (LOU) 9
4. Chad Plummer (CIN) 8
5. Jason Payne (LOU) 7
  Lee Roberts (SMS) 7
  Shaun King (TLN) 7
8. Heath Graham (SMS) 6
9. Chris Windsor (SMS) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Chuck Clements (HOU) 132.6
2. Chad Plummer (CIN) 111.7
3. Chris Redman (LOU) 110.8
4. Shaun King (TLN) 101.3
5. Qadry Anderson (MEM) 93.9

Rush Attempts

1. Antowain Smith (HOU) 202
2. Harold Shaw (SMS) 178
3. Daryl Royal (CIN) 167
4. Eric Booth (SMS) 160
5. Jerald Sowell (TLN) 154
6. Ketric Sanford (HOU) 146
7. Teofilo Riley (MEM) 145
8. Jamaican Dartez (TLN) 138
9. Qadry Anderson (MEM) 129
10. Donnell Gordon (LOU) 115

Rushing Yards

1. Antowain Smith (HOU) 1239
2. Daryl Royal (CIN) 853
3. Ketric Sanford (HOU) 747
4. Eric Booth (SMS) 699
5. Jerald Sowell (TLN) 595
6. Jamaican Dartez (TLN) 583
7. Teofilo Riley (MEM) 572
8. Robert Cooper (CIN) 511
9. Harold Shaw (SMS) 486
10. Donnell Gordon (LOU) 433

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Antowain Smith (HOU) 6.1
2. Ketric Sanford (HOU) 5.1
3. Daryl Royal (CIN) 5.1
4. Robert Cooper (CIN) 4.5
5. Eric Booth (SMS) 4.4
6. Jamaican Dartez (TLN) 4.2
7. Teofilo Riley (MEM) 3.9
8. Landon Smith (CIN) 3.9
9. Jerald Sowell (TLN) 3.9
10. Donnell Gordon (LOU) 3.8

Receptions

1. Damion Johnson (HOU) 52
2. Charles West (HOU) 51
3. Miguel Montano (LOU) 48
4. Ibn Green (LOU) 47
5. Richie Floyd (MEM) 43
6. Sherrod Gideon (SMS) 33
  Kendrick Lee (SMS) 33
8. Robert Bates (LOU) 29
9. Antowain Smith (HOU) 28
10. Robbie Wheeler (HOU) 26
  Jeff Liggon (TLN) 26

Receiving Yards

1. Damion Johnson (HOU) 708
2. Kendrick Lee (SMS) 669
3. Miguel Montano (LOU) 602
4. Richie Floyd (MEM) 600
5. Ibn Green (LOU) 535
6. Charles West (HOU) 511
7. Sherrod Gideon (SMS) 500
8. Anthony Ladd (CIN) 409
9. Jerald Sowell (TLN) 352
10. Jeff Liggon (TLN) 348

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Kendrick Lee (SMS) 20.3
2. Anthony Ladd (CIN) 19.5
3. Sherrod Gideon (SMS) 15.2
4. Jerald Sowell (TLN) 14.1
5. Richie Floyd (MEM) 14.0
6. Damion Johnson (HOU) 13.6
7. Jeff Liggon (TLN) 13.4
8. Miguel Montano (LOU) 12.5
9. Chancy Carr (MEM) 11.9
10. Robert Bates (LOU) 11.9

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Kendrick Lee (SMS) 7
2. Damion Johnson (HOU) 5
  Ibn Green (LOU) 5
4. Jonathan Dennis (HOU) 4
  Robbie Wheeler (HOU) 4
6. Cornelius Bonner (CIN) 3
  Charles West (HOU) 3
  Anthony Ladd (CIN) 3
9. Chris Powers (MEM) 2
  P.J. Franklin (TLN) 2
  Robert Bates (LOU) 2
  Robert Tate (CIN) 2
  Jeff Liggon (TLN) 2
  Cory Geason (TLN) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Antowain Smith (HOU) 230
2. Daryl Royal (CIN) 184
  Harold Shaw (SMS) 184
4. Jerald Sowell (TLN) 179
5. Eric Booth (SMS) 173
6. Teofilo Riley (MEM) 157
7. Ketric Sanford (HOU) 156
8. Jamaican Dartez (TLN) 143
9. Donnell Gordon (LOU) 136
10. Qadry Anderson (MEM) 129

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Antowain Smith (HOU) 1440
2. Daryl Royal (CIN) 1037
3. Jerald Sowell (TLN) 947
4. Eric Booth (SMS) 868
5. Ketric Sanford (HOU) 838
6. Teofilo Riley (MEM) 729
7. Damion Johnson (HOU) 708
8. Kendrick Lee (SMS) 690
9. Donnell Gordon (LOU) 633
10. Richie Floyd (MEM) 611

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Antowain Smith (HOU) 15
2. Harold Shaw (SMS) 9
3. Ketric Sanford (HOU) 8
  Eric Booth (SMS) 8
5. Landon Smith (CIN) 7
  Kendrick Lee (SMS) 7
7. Chris Windsor (SMS) 5
  Jerald Sowell (TLN) 5
  Ibn Green (LOU) 5
  Damion Johnson (HOU) 5

Total Plays

1. Qadry Anderson (MEM) 416
2. Chuck Clements (HOU) 380
3. Shaun King (TLN) 316
4. Chris Redman (LOU) 309
5. Chad Plummer (CIN) 298
6. Antowain Smith (HOU) 202
7. Lee Roberts (SMS) 182
8. Harold Shaw (SMS) 178
9. Daryl Royal (CIN) 167
10. Eric Booth (SMS) 160

Total Yards

1. Chuck Clements (HOU) 2334
2. Qadry Anderson (MEM) 1678
3. Chris Redman (LOU) 1625
4. Shaun King (TLN) 1590
5. Chad Plummer (CIN) 1586
6. Antowain Smith (HOU) 1239
7. Lee Roberts (SMS) 1094
8. Daryl Royal (CIN) 853
9. Ketric Sanford (HOU) 794
10. Eric Booth (SMS) 699

Total Touchdowns

1. Chuck Clements (HOU) 21
2. Antowain Smith (HOU) 14
3. Lee Roberts (SMS) 12
4. Chad Plummer (CIN) 10
5. Shaun King (TLN) 9
  Qadry Anderson (MEM) 9
7. Ketric Sanford (HOU) 8
  Chris Redman (LOU) 8
  Harold Shaw (SMS) 8
10. Eric Booth (SMS) 7