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Record: 53-50, .515 W-L% (4th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -1.95 (7th of 12) ▪ SOS: -2.16 (8th of 12)

Conference Champion: Louisville

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Southern Mississippi)
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

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Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Jason McKinley (HOU) 251
2. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 229
3. Dave Ragone (LOU) 216
4. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 198
5. David Garrard (ECAR) 164
6. Deontey Kenner* (CIN) 156
7. Jeff Aaron (ALBIRM) 100
8. Scott Scherer (MEM) 85
9. Joe Gerena (ARMY) 72
10. Neil Suber (MEM) 69
11. Curtis Zervic (ARMY) 65
12. J.P. Losman (TLN) 58
  Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 58
14. Adam Hoover* (CIN) 53
15. Daniel Dixon (ALBIRM) 41
16. Travis Anglin (MEM) 26
17. Bubba Teague (HOU) 22
18. Mike Watkins (LOU) 18
19. Richard Alston (ECAR) 5
20. Thomas Cox (ALBIRM) 2

Pass Attempts

1. Jason McKinley (HOU) 428
2. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 389
3. Dave Ragone (LOU) 354
4. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 341
5. David Garrard (ECAR) 312
6. Deontey Kenner* (CIN) 304
7. Jeff Aaron (ALBIRM) 182
8. Scott Scherer (MEM) 154
9. Joe Gerena (ARMY) 151
10. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 125
11. Neil Suber (MEM) 121
12. J.P. Losman (TLN) 115
13. Curtis Zervic (ARMY) 104
14. Adam Hoover* (CIN) 103
15. Daniel Dixon (ALBIRM) 91
16. Travis Anglin (MEM) 60
17. Bubba Teague (HOU) 43
18. Mike Watkins (LOU) 31
19. Richard Alston (ECAR) 23
20. Thomas Cox (ALBIRM) 15

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Dave Ragone (LOU) 61.0
2. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 58.9
3. Jason McKinley (HOU) 58.6
4. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 58.1
5. Scott Scherer (MEM) 55.2
6. Jeff Aaron (ALBIRM) 54.9
7. David Garrard (ECAR) 52.6
8. Deontey Kenner* (CIN) 51.3

Passing Yards

1. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 2833
2. Jason McKinley (HOU) 2696
3. Dave Ragone (LOU) 2621
4. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 2381
5. David Garrard (ECAR) 2332
6. Deontey Kenner* (CIN) 1906
7. Jeff Aaron (ALBIRM) 1135
8. Scott Scherer (MEM) 857
9. Joe Gerena (ARMY) 779
10. J.P. Losman (TLN) 722
11. Adam Hoover* (CIN) 665
12. Curtis Zervic (ARMY) 617
13. Neil Suber (MEM) 581
14. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 540
15. Daniel Dixon (ALBIRM) 507
16. Bubba Teague (HOU) 261
17. Mike Watkins (LOU) 201
18. Travis Anglin (MEM) 200
19. Richard Alston (ECAR) 108
20. Thomas Cox (ALBIRM) 43

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. David Garrard (ECAR) 7.5
2. Dave Ragone (LOU) 7.4
3. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 7.3
4. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 7.0
5. Jason McKinley (HOU) 6.3
6. Deontey Kenner* (CIN) 6.3
7. Jeff Aaron (ALBIRM) 6.2
8. Scott Scherer (MEM) 5.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Dave Ragone (LOU) 7.5
2. David Garrard (ECAR) 7.1
3. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 6.9
4. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 6.5
5. Jeff Aaron (ALBIRM) 6.0
6. Deontey Kenner* (CIN) 5.6
7. Jason McKinley (HOU) 5.6
8. Scott Scherer (MEM) 4.3

Passing Touchdowns

1. Dave Ragone (LOU) 27
2. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 24
3. David Garrard (ECAR) 19
4. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 15
5. Jason McKinley (HOU) 14
6. Deontey Kenner* (CIN) 10
7. Jeff Aaron (ALBIRM) 5
8. Scott Scherer (MEM) 4
  J.P. Losman (TLN) 4
  Curtis Zervic (ARMY) 4
11. Bubba Teague (HOU) 3
  Adam Hoover* (CIN) 3
13. Daniel Dixon (ALBIRM) 2
  Joe Gerena (ARMY) 2
  Neil Suber (MEM) 2
  Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 14
2. Jason McKinley (HOU) 13
3. David Garrard (ECAR) 11
  Dave Ragone (LOU) 11
5. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 10
6. Deontey Kenner* (CIN) 9
7. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 7
8. Daniel Dixon (ALBIRM) 6
  Scott Scherer (MEM) 6
  Adam Hoover* (CIN) 6
  Curtis Zervic (ARMY) 6
12. Neil Suber (MEM) 5
  Joe Gerena (ARMY) 5
14. Jeff Aaron (ALBIRM) 3
  Thomas Cox (ALBIRM) 3
16. J.P. Losman (TLN) 2
  Travis Anglin (MEM) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Dave Ragone (LOU) 142.2
2. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 133.2
3. David Garrard (ECAR) 128.4
4. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 125.4
5. Jason McKinley (HOU) 116.3
6. Jeff Aaron (ALBIRM) 113.1
7. Deontey Kenner* (CIN) 108.9
8. Scott Scherer (MEM) 102.7

Rush Attempts

1. Ray Jackson* (CIN) 215
2. Michael Wallace (ARMY) 192
3. Tony Stallings (LOU) 181
4. Jegil Dugger (ALBIRM) 177
5. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 174
6. Jeff Sanders (MEM) 167
7. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 148
8. Dawayne Woods (SMS) 146
9. Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 141
10. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 136
11. David Garrard (ECAR) 135
12. Leonard Henry (ECAR) 133
13. Dave Ragone (LOU) 101
14. Leif Penn (HOU) 94
15. Jamie Wilson (ECAR) 82
16. Alton McCallum (ARMY) 74
17. Jason McKinley (HOU) 73
18. Derrick Nix (SMS) 68
19. Darche Epting (MEM) 65
20. Brant Hocke (TLN) 64

Rushing Yards

1. Michael Wallace (ARMY) 1157
2. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 890
3. Ray Jackson* (CIN) 869
4. Jegil Dugger (ALBIRM) 852
5. Tony Stallings (LOU) 810
6. Leonard Henry (ECAR) 711
7. Jeff Sanders (MEM) 646
8. Dawayne Woods (SMS) 631
9. Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 572
10. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 534
11. David Garrard (ECAR) 358
12. Leif Penn (HOU) 348
13. Jamie Wilson (ECAR) 305
14. Percy Coleman (ALBIRM) 296
15. Dave Ragone (LOU) 252
16. Kelby Nance (SMS) 250
17. Brant Hocke (TLN) 232
18. Alton McCallum (ARMY) 231
19. Carl Fair (ALBIRM) 211
20. Cedric Thatch (ALBIRM) 191

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Michael Wallace (ARMY) 6.0
2. Leonard Henry (ECAR) 5.3
3. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 5.1
4. Jegil Dugger (ALBIRM) 4.8
5. Tony Stallings (LOU) 4.5
6. Dawayne Woods (SMS) 4.3
7. Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 4.1
8. Ray Jackson* (CIN) 4.0
9. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 3.9
10. Jeff Sanders (MEM) 3.9
11. Jamie Wilson (ECAR) 3.7
12. Leif Penn (HOU) 3.7
13. Alton McCallum (ARMY) 3.1
14. David Garrard (ECAR) 2.7
15. Dave Ragone (LOU) 2.5

Receptions

1. Brian Robinson (HOU) 80
2. Adrian Burnette (TLN) 74
3. Deion Branch (LOU) 71
4. Terrell Harris (TLN) 64
5. Arnold Jackson (LOU) 63
6. Shawn Mills (SMS) 55
7. Keykowa Bell (HOU) 54
8. Antonio Chatman* (CIN) 49
9. Kerwin Cook (TLN) 48
10. Omari Thompson (ARMY) 40
  Leroy Handy (SMS) 40
12. Clint Dodson (ARMY) 37
13. Jason Collins-Baker* (CIN) 36
14. Tye Keith* (CIN) 35
15. Percy Coleman (ALBIRM) 34
16. Kendall Williams (HOU) 33
  Mewelde Moore (TLN) 33
  Reginald Perkins (MEM) 33
19. Zek Parker (LOU) 30
20. Keith Stokes (ECAR) 29

Receiving Yards

1. Adrian Burnette (TLN) 1075
2. Deion Branch (LOU) 1016
3. Brian Robinson (HOU) 890
4. Keykowa Bell (HOU) 722
5. Shawn Mills (SMS) 713
6. Terrell Harris (TLN) 694
7. Antonio Chatman* (CIN) 651
8. Kerwin Cook (TLN) 624
9. Arnold Jackson (LOU) 609
10. Marcellus Harris (ECAR) 496
11. Leroy Handy (SMS) 481
12. Tye Keith* (CIN) 472
13. Omari Thompson (ARMY) 451
14. Keith Stokes (ECAR) 442
15. Zek Parker (LOU) 425
16. Ronnie Ghent (LOU) 392
17. Clint Dodson (ARMY) 383
18. Jason Collins-Baker* (CIN) 361
19. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 350
20. Roydell Williams (TLN) 338

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Marcellus Harris (ECAR) 21.6
2. Keith Stokes (ECAR) 15.2
3. Adrian Burnette (TLN) 14.5
4. Ronnie Ghent (LOU) 14.5
5. Deion Branch (LOU) 14.3
6. Zek Parker (LOU) 14.2
7. Tye Keith* (CIN) 13.5
8. Keykowa Bell (HOU) 13.4
9. Antonio Chatman* (CIN) 13.3
10. Kerwin Cook (TLN) 13.0
  Roydell Williams (TLN) 13.0
12. Shawn Mills (SMS) 13.0
13. Ladaris Vann* (CIN) 12.8
14. Dannye Fowler (SMS) 12.3
15. Leroy Handy (SMS) 12.0
16. Chris Johnson (SMS) 11.5
  Kenneth Johnson (SMS) 11.5
18. Omari Thompson (ARMY) 11.3
19. Brian Robinson (HOU) 11.1
20. Terrell Harris (TLN) 10.8

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Ray Jackson* (CIN) 224
2. Michael Wallace (ARMY) 216
3. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 207
4. Tony Stallings (LOU) 202
5. Jegil Dugger (ALBIRM) 185
6. Jeff Sanders (MEM) 173
7. Dawayne Woods (SMS) 161
8. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 160
9. Leonard Henry (ECAR) 151
10. Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 149
11. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 148
12. David Garrard (ECAR) 135
13. Dave Ragone (LOU) 102
14. Leif Penn (HOU) 99
15. Jamie Wilson (ECAR) 91
16. Percy Coleman (ALBIRM) 88
17. Brian Robinson (HOU) 81
18. Alton McCallum (ARMY) 79
19. Derrick Nix (SMS) 78
20. Deion Branch (LOU) 75
  Darche Epting (MEM) 75

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Michael Wallace (ARMY) 1344
2. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 1240
3. Adrian Burnette (TLN) 1075
4. Deion Branch (LOU) 1028
5. Ray Jackson* (CIN) 998
6. Tony Stallings (LOU) 966
7. Brian Robinson (HOU) 888
8. Jegil Dugger (ALBIRM) 886
9. Leonard Henry (ECAR) 848
10. Dawayne Woods (SMS) 781
11. Shawn Mills (SMS) 734
12. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 727
13. Keykowa Bell (HOU) 722
14. Jeff Sanders (MEM) 694
  Terrell Harris (TLN) 694
16. Antonio Chatman* (CIN) 651
17. Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 646
18. Kerwin Cook (TLN) 623
19. Arnold Jackson (LOU) 606
20. Marcellus Harris (ECAR) 568

Total Plays

1. Jason McKinley (HOU) 501
2. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 489
3. Dave Ragone (LOU) 455
4. David Garrard (ECAR) 447
5. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 428
6. Deontey Kenner* (CIN) 336
7. Jeff Aaron (ALBIRM) 238
8. Scott Scherer (MEM) 216
9. Ray Jackson* (CIN) 215
10. Michael Wallace (ARMY) 193
11. Tony Stallings (LOU) 181
12. Joe Gerena (ARMY) 177
  Jegil Dugger (ALBIRM) 177
14. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 176
15. J.P. Losman (TLN) 174
16. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 173
17. Jeff Sanders (MEM) 167
18. Dawayne Woods (SMS) 146
19. Neil Suber (MEM) 141
  Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 141

Total Yards

1. Patrick Ramsey (TLN) 2886
2. Dave Ragone (LOU) 2873
3. David Garrard (ECAR) 2690
4. Jason McKinley (HOU) 2565
5. Jeff Kelly (SMS) 2435
6. Deontey Kenner* (CIN) 1912
7. Jeff Aaron (ALBIRM) 1225
8. Michael Wallace (ARMY) 1157
9. Mewelde Moore (TLN) 904
10. Ray Jackson* (CIN) 869
11. J.P. Losman (TLN) 855
12. Jegil Dugger (ALBIRM) 852
13. Tony Stallings (LOU) 810
14. Scott Scherer (MEM) 801
15. Joe Gerena (ARMY) 732
16. Leonard Henry (ECAR) 711
17. Adam Hoover* (CIN) 648
18. Jeff Sanders (MEM) 646
19. Chad Jenkins (ARMY) 632
20. Dawayne Woods (SMS) 631

Points

1. Jonathan Ruffin* (CIN) 104
2. Seth Marler (TLN) 85
3. Adrian Burnette (TLN) 84
4. Rhett Gallego (ALBIRM) 80
5. Kevin Miller (ECAR) 72
  Michael Wallace (ARMY) 72
7. Brant Hanna (SMS) 68
8. Dawayne Woods (SMS) 60
9. Deion Branch (LOU) 56
10. Tony Stallings (LOU) 54
  Leonard Henry (ECAR) 54
  Ryan White (MEM) 54
13. Wade Tydlacka (LOU) 49
14. Ray Jackson* (CIN) 48
15. Mike Clark (HOU) 47
16. Brendan Mullen (ARMY) 42
17. Dave Ragone (LOU) 36
  Kerwin Cook (TLN) 36
  Brian Robinson (HOU) 36
  Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 36

Extra Point Attempts

1. Kevin Miller (ECAR) 43
2. Seth Marler (TLN) 39
3. Brant Hanna (SMS) 32
4. Wade Tydlacka (LOU) 31
5. Brendan Mullen (ARMY) 29
6. Jonathan Ruffin* (CIN) 27
  Jonathon Ruffin* (CIN) 27
8. Rhett Gallego (ALBIRM) 24
9. Mike Clark (HOU) 19
10. Ryan White (MEM) 18
11. Nate Smith (LOU) 14
12. Nick Arszman* (CIN) 2

Extra Points Made

1. Kevin Miller (ECAR) 42
2. Seth Marler (TLN) 37
3. Brant Hanna (SMS) 32
4. Wade Tydlacka (LOU) 31
5. Brendan Mullen (ARMY) 27
6. Jonathon Ruffin* (CIN) 26
  Jonathan Ruffin* (CIN) 26
8. Rhett Gallego (ALBIRM) 23
9. Ryan White (MEM) 18
10. Mike Clark (HOU) 17
11. Nate Smith (LOU) 14
12. Nick Arszman* (CIN) 2

Field Goal Attempts

1. Jonathon Ruffin* (CIN) 29
  Jonathan Ruffin* (CIN) 29
3. Rhett Gallego (ALBIRM) 24
4. Mike Clark (HOU) 21
  Seth Marler (TLN) 21
6. Brant Hanna (SMS) 18
  Ryan White (MEM) 18
8. Kevin Miller (ECAR) 17
9. Brendan Mullen (ARMY) 11
10. Wade Tydlacka (LOU) 9
11. Nate Smith (LOU) 7
12. Jason Mammarelli* (CIN) 3

Field Goals Made

1. Jonathon Ruffin* (CIN) 26
  Jonathan Ruffin* (CIN) 26
3. Rhett Gallego (ALBIRM) 19
4. Seth Marler (TLN) 16
5. Brant Hanna (SMS) 12
  Ryan White (MEM) 12
7. Mike Clark (HOU) 10
  Kevin Miller (ECAR) 10
9. Wade Tydlacka (LOU) 6
10. Nate Smith (LOU) 5
  Brendan Mullen (ARMY) 5
12. Jason Mammarelli* (CIN) 3

Field Goal Percentage

1. Jonathan Ruffin* (CIN) 89.7
  Jonathon Ruffin* (CIN) 89.7
3. Rhett Gallego (ALBIRM) 79.2
4. Seth Marler (TLN) 76.2
5. Brant Hanna (SMS) 66.7
  Ryan White (MEM) 66.7
7. Kevin Miller (ECAR) 58.8
8. Mike Clark (HOU) 47.6
9. Brendan Mullen (ARMY) 45.5

Punts

1. Ben Graves (MEM) 78
2. Mike Clark (HOU) 76
  Mark Haulman (SMS) 76
4. Adam Wulfeck* (CIN) 61
5. Dan Macelroy (ARMY) 59
  Casey Roussel (TLN) 59
7. Ross Stewart (ALBIRM) 58
8. Chris Sivori (LOU) 55
9. Kevin Miller (ECAR) 30
10. Wes Herlocker (ECAR) 29
11. Daniel Dixon (ALBIRM) 4

Punting Yards

1. Mark Haulman (SMS) 3140
2. Ben Graves (MEM) 3125
3. Mike Clark (HOU) 2972
4. Casey Roussel (TLN) 2609
5. Adam Wulfeck* (CIN) 2492
6. Ross Stewart (ALBIRM) 2326
7. Dan Macelroy (ARMY) 2254
8. Chris Sivori (LOU) 2204
9. Kevin Miller (ECAR) 1212
10. Wes Herlocker (ECAR) 986
11. Daniel Dixon (ALBIRM) 113

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Casey Roussel (TLN) 44.2
2. Mark Haulman (SMS) 41.3
3. Adam Wulfeck* (CIN) 40.9
4. Kevin Miller (ECAR) 40.4
5. Ross Stewart (ALBIRM) 40.1
6. Chris Sivori (LOU) 40.1
7. Ben Graves (MEM) 40.1
8. Mike Clark (HOU) 39.1
9. Dan Macelroy (ARMY) 38.2

Punt Return Yards

1. Keith Stokes (ECAR) 416
2. Ryan Johnson (MEM) 389
3. Chris Johnson (SMS) 333
  Kenneth Johnson (SMS) 333
5. John Wilson (TLN) 318
6. Arnold Jackson (LOU) 280
7. Omari Thompson (ARMY) 211
8. Antonio Chatman* (CIN) 177
9. Torrey Hale (ALBIRM) 163
10. Percy Coleman (ALBIRM) 113
11. Chad Williams (SMS) 94
12. Deion Branch (LOU) 40
13. Marcellus Harris (ECAR) 34
14. Choni Francis (HOU) 33
15. Kopecky (ALBIRM) 30
  Andrew Kopecky (ALBIRM) 30
17. Bachie McGruder (HOU) 27
18. Travis Heath (ECAR) 23
19. Joe Henley (SMS) 20
  Bryan Thomas (ALBIRM) 20

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Omari Thompson (ARMY) 17.6
2. Keith Stokes (ECAR) 15.4
3. Chris Johnson (SMS) 13.9
  Kenneth Johnson (SMS) 13.9
5. Ryan Johnson (MEM) 10.5
6. Torrey Hale (ALBIRM) 9.1
7. Arnold Jackson (LOU) 9.0
8. John Wilson (TLN) 8.6
9. Antonio Chatman* (CIN) 7.7
10. Percy Coleman (ALBIRM) 7.1
11. Choni Francis (HOU) 2.5
12. Bachie McGruder (HOU) 2.5

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Omari Thompson (ARMY) 2

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Zek Parker (LOU) 752
2. Omari Thompson (ARMY) 716
3. John Wilson (TLN) 687
4. Leif Penn (HOU) 513
5. Keith Stokes (ECAR) 503
6. Antonio Chatman* (CIN) 476
7. Raymond Walls (SMS) 329
8. Cedric Thatch (ALBIRM) 301
9. Charles Spencer* (CIN) 266
10. Zander Robinson (TLN) 264
11. Kendall Williams (HOU) 244
12. Dawayne Woods (SMS) 219
  Ryan Johnson (MEM) 219
14. Brandon Middleton (HOU) 161
15. Art Brown (ECAR) 155
16. Mario Stanley (ALBIRM) 154
17. Keykowa Bell (HOU) 140
18. D.J. Stancil (ARMY) 137
19. Darche Epting (MEM) 105
20. Dernice Wherry (MEM) 92

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Zek Parker (LOU) 28.9
2. Keith Stokes (ECAR) 21.0
3. John Wilson (TLN) 20.8
4. Raymond Walls (SMS) 20.6
5. Zander Robinson (TLN) 20.3
6. Cedric Thatch (ALBIRM) 20.1
7. Antonio Chatman* (CIN) 19.8
8. Leif Penn (HOU) 19.7
9. Omari Thompson (ARMY) 19.4
10. Ryan Johnson (MEM) 18.2

Interception Return Yards

1. Anthony Floyd (LOU) 152
2. Leo Barnes (SMS) 123
3. Idrees Bashir (MEM) 100
4. Hanik Milligan (HOU) 77
5. Glenn Sumter (MEM) 76
6. Brent Dial (ARMY) 72
  Wes Foss (ALBIRM) 72
8. Lyle Weaver (ARMY) 71
9. Kelly Hardy (ECAR) 60
10. Raymond Walls (SMS) 54
  Dejuan Gossett* (CIN) 54
12. Quentin Brown (TLN) 48
13. Jason Parker (HOU) 46
14. Troy Evans* (CIN) 43
15. Wayne Rogers (HOU) 39
16. Michael Brown (LOU) 38
17. Ben Woodruff (ARMY) 35
  Dewayne White (LOU) 35
19. Anthony Thomas* (CIN) 34
  Rashad Harris (LOU) 34

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Leo Barnes (SMS) 3
2. Kelly Hardy (ECAR) 2