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1998 Conference USA Year Summary

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Record: 42-49, .462 W-L% (8th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -2.58 (7th of 11) ▪ SOS: -1.47 (7th of 11)

Conference Champion: Tulane

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Southern Mississippi)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Tulane)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Tulane 12 0 1.000 6 0 1.000 45.0 24.6 11.51 -5.24
Southern Mississippi 7 5 .583 5 1 .833 32.0 19.8 6.34 -0.16
Louisville 7 5 .583 4 2 .667 39.4 36.3 -0.28 -3.28
East Carolina 6 5 .545 3 3 .500 24.9 27.0 -4.98 -4.16
Army 3 8 .273 2 4 .333 23.4 29.5 -6.61 0.03
Houston 3 8 .273 2 4 .333 23.1 28.8 -3.72 1.19
Cincinnati 2 9 .182 1 5 .167 23.5 41.5 -13.91 -0.36
Memphis 2 9 .182 1 5 .167 20.5 30.9 -8.97 0.21

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Tulane           25 24 22 19 15 14 12 11 9 10 7
Southern Mississippi 21                              

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1998-12-31 Liberty Bowl Tulane 41 Brigham Young 27 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
1998-12-30 Humanitarian Bowl Idaho 42 Southern Mississippi 35 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
1998-12-23 Motor City Bowl Marshall 48 Louisville 29 Motor City Bowl (Pontiac, MI)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Chris Redman (LOU) 309
2. Shaun King* (TLN) 246
3. Jason McKinley (HOU) 218
4. Lee Roberts (SMS) 185
5. David Garrard (ECAR) 157
6. Deontey Kenner (CIN) 148
7. Kenton Evans (MEM) 72
8. Neil Suber (MEM) 61
9. Bobby Weaver (ECAR) 37
10. Joe Gerena (ARMY) 30
  Johnny Goff (ARMY) 30

Pass Attempts

1. Chris Redman (LOU) 473
2. Jason McKinley (HOU) 386
3. Shaun King* (TLN) 366
4. Lee Roberts (SMS) 325
5. Deontey Kenner (CIN) 270
6. David Garrard (ECAR) 255
7. Kenton Evans (MEM) 161
8. Neil Suber (MEM) 124
9. Johnny Goff (ARMY) 69
10. Joe Gerena (ARMY) 63

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Shaun King* (TLN) 67.2
2. Chris Redman (LOU) 65.3
3. David Garrard (ECAR) 61.6
4. Lee Roberts (SMS) 56.9
5. Jason McKinley (HOU) 56.5
6. Deontey Kenner (CIN) 54.8
7. Kenton Evans (MEM) 44.7

Passing Yards

1. Chris Redman (LOU) 4042
2. Shaun King* (TLN) 3508
3. Lee Roberts (SMS) 2680
4. Jason McKinley (HOU) 2437
5. David Garrard (ECAR) 2091
6. Deontey Kenner (CIN) 2047
7. Neil Suber (MEM) 930
8. Kenton Evans (MEM) 877
9. Mike Watkins (LOU) 456
10. Johnny Goff (ARMY) 431

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Shaun King* (TLN) 9.6
2. Chris Redman (LOU) 8.5
3. Lee Roberts (SMS) 8.2
4. David Garrard (ECAR) 8.2
5. Deontey Kenner (CIN) 7.6
6. Jason McKinley (HOU) 6.3
7. Kenton Evans (MEM) 5.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Shaun King* (TLN) 10.9
2. Chris Redman (LOU) 8.3
3. Lee Roberts (SMS) 8.2
4. David Garrard (ECAR) 8.1
5. Deontey Kenner (CIN) 5.9
6. Jason McKinley (HOU) 5.7
7. Kenton Evans (MEM) 4.0

Passing Touchdowns

1. Shaun King* (TLN) 38
2. Chris Redman (LOU) 29
3. Lee Roberts (SMS) 24
4. Jason McKinley (HOU) 18
5. David Garrard (ECAR) 14
6. Deontey Kenner (CIN) 6
7. Neil Suber (MEM) 5
8. Bobby Weaver (ECAR) 4
  Mike Watkins (LOU) 4
  Chad Plummer (CIN) 4

Passing Interceptions

1. Chris Redman (LOU) 15
2. Jason McKinley (HOU) 13
  Deontey Kenner (CIN) 13
4. Lee Roberts (SMS) 11
5. David Garrard (ECAR) 7
6. Shaun King* (TLN) 6
  Johnny Goff (ARMY) 6
  Kenton Evans (MEM) 6
9. Neil Suber (MEM) 4
  Chad Plummer (CIN) 4
  David Bertucci (CIN) 4

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Shaun King* (TLN) 178.7
2. Chris Redman (LOU) 151.0
3. Lee Roberts (SMS) 143.8
4. David Garrard (ECAR) 143.1
5. Jason McKinley (HOU) 118.2
6. Deontey Kenner (CIN) 116.2
7. Kenton Evans (MEM) 87.1

Rush Attempts

1. Derrick Nix (SMS) 226
2. Ketric Sanford (HOU) 222
3. Leroy Collins (LOU) 218
4. Gerard Arnold (MEM) 208
5. Toney Converse* (TLN) 174
6. Demarco McCleskey (CIN) 162
7. Shaun King* (TLN) 156
8. Jamie Wilson (ECAR) 138
9. Jamaican Dartez* (TLN) 135
10. Bobby Williams (ARMY) 127
  David Garrard (ECAR) 127

Rushing Yards

1. Derrick Nix (SMS) 1180
2. Leroy Collins (LOU) 1134
3. Gerard Arnold (MEM) 1059
4. Ketric Sanford (HOU) 1054
5. Toney Converse* (TLN) 974
6. Demarco McCleskey (CIN) 861
7. Bobby Williams (ARMY) 783
8. Jamaican Dartez* (TLN) 679
9. Jamie Wilson (ECAR) 647
10. Shaun King* (TLN) 641

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Teofilo Riley (MEM) 6.2
2. Bobby Williams (ARMY) 6.2
3. Ty Amey (ARMY) 5.6
4. Toney Converse* (TLN) 5.6
5. Demarco McCleskey (CIN) 5.3
6. Derrick Nix (SMS) 5.2
7. Leroy Collins (LOU) 5.2
8. Robert Cooper (CIN) 5.1
9. Gerard Arnold (MEM) 5.1
10. Leonard Henry (ECAR) 5.1

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Leroy Collins (LOU) 19
2. Shaun King* (TLN) 11
  Demarco McCleskey (CIN) 11
4. Derrick Nix (SMS) 9
5. Toney Converse* (TLN) 8
6. Jamaican Dartez* (TLN) 7
  Dawayne Woods (SMS) 7
8. Ty Amey (ARMY) 6
  Gerard Arnold (MEM) 6
  Teofilo Riley (MEM) 6
  Ketric Sanford (HOU) 6
  Bobby Williams (ARMY) 6

Receptions

1. Arnold Jackson (LOU) 90
2. Jerrian James (HOU) 80
  P.J. Franklin* (TLN) 80
4. JaJuan Dawson* (TLN) 74
5. Sherrod Gideon (SMS) 66
6. Orlando Iglesias (HOU) 63
7. Lavell Boyd (LOU) 61
  Chad Plummer (CIN) 61
9. Ibn Green (LOU) 55
10. Todd Pinkston (SMS) 52

Receiving Yards

1. P.J. Franklin* (TLN) 1221
2. Sherrod Gideon (SMS) 1186
3. Arnold Jackson (LOU) 1165
4. JaJuan Dawson* (TLN) 1030
5. Jerrian James (HOU) 931
6. Ibn Green (LOU) 884
7. Chad Plummer (CIN) 852
8. Todd Pinkston (SMS) 848
9. Lavell Boyd (LOU) 804
10. Orlando Iglesias (HOU) 772

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Zek Parker (LOU) 18.7
2. Sherrod Gideon (SMS) 18.0
3. Damien Dodson (MEM) 17.9
4. Kerwin Cook* (TLN) 17.0
5. Troy Smith (ECAR) 16.3
6. Todd Pinkston (SMS) 16.3
7. LaMont Chappell (ECAR) 16.2
8. Ibn Green (LOU) 16.1
9. Cornelius Bonner (CIN) 16.0
10. P.J. Franklin* (TLN) 15.3

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Sherrod Gideon (SMS) 13
2. JaJuan Dawson* (TLN) 12
  Ibn Green (LOU) 12
4. P.J. Franklin* (TLN) 11
5. Arnold Jackson (LOU) 10
6. Orlando Iglesias (HOU) 8
7. Todd Pinkston (SMS) 7
8. LaMont Chappell (ECAR) 6
9. Jerrian James (HOU) 5
10. Troy Smith (ECAR) 4
  Charles Sheffield (LOU) 4
  Kerwin Cook* (TLN) 4

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Leroy Collins (LOU) 253
2. Ketric Sanford (HOU) 244
3. Derrick Nix (SMS) 236
4. Gerard Arnold (MEM) 216
5. Toney Converse* (TLN) 191
6. Jamie Wilson (ECAR) 170
7. Demarco McCleskey (CIN) 169
8. Shaun King* (TLN) 157
9. Jamaican Dartez* (TLN) 150
10. Bobby Williams (ARMY) 132

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Leroy Collins (LOU) 1460
2. P.J. Franklin* (TLN) 1288
3. Derrick Nix (SMS) 1283
4. Ketric Sanford (HOU) 1225
5. Arnold Jackson (LOU) 1198
6. Sherrod Gideon (SMS) 1186
7. Toney Converse* (TLN) 1130
8. Gerard Arnold (MEM) 1089
9. JaJuan Dawson* (TLN) 1030
10. Jerrian James (HOU) 931

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Leroy Collins (LOU) 19
2. Sherrod Gideon (SMS) 13
3. Ibn Green (LOU) 12
  JaJuan Dawson* (TLN) 12
  P.J. Franklin* (TLN) 12
6. Demarco McCleskey (CIN) 11
  Shaun King* (TLN) 11
8. Derrick Nix (SMS) 10
  Arnold Jackson (LOU) 10
  Jamaican Dartez* (TLN) 10

Total Plays

1. Shaun King* (TLN) 522
2. Chris Redman (LOU) 513
3. Jason McKinley (HOU) 409
4. David Garrard (ECAR) 382
5. Lee Roberts (SMS) 360
6. Deontey Kenner (CIN) 295
7. Derrick Nix (SMS) 226
8. Ketric Sanford (HOU) 223
9. Leroy Collins (LOU) 218
10. Gerard Arnold (MEM) 208

Total Yards

1. Shaun King* (TLN) 4149
2. Chris Redman (LOU) 4009
3. Lee Roberts (SMS) 2532
4. Jason McKinley (HOU) 2320
5. David Garrard (ECAR) 2255
6. Deontey Kenner (CIN) 2067
7. Derrick Nix (SMS) 1180
8. Leroy Collins (LOU) 1134
9. Ketric Sanford (HOU) 1078
10. Gerard Arnold (MEM) 1059

Total Yards Per Play

1. Shaun King* (TLN) 7.9
2. Chris Redman (LOU) 7.8

Total Touchdowns

1. Shaun King* (TLN) 49
2. Chris Redman (LOU) 31
3. Lee Roberts (SMS) 24
4. Leroy Collins (LOU) 19
5. Jason McKinley (HOU) 18
6. David Garrard (ECAR) 16
7. Demarco McCleskey (CIN) 11
8. Derrick Nix (SMS) 9
9. Toney Converse* (TLN) 8
10. Ketric Sanford (HOU) 7
  Joe Gerena (ARMY) 7
  Dawayne Woods (SMS) 7
  Jamaican Dartez* (TLN) 7
  Bobby Williams (ARMY) 7