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2002 Conference USA Year Summary

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Record: 57-68, .456 W-L% (9th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -4.37 (9th of 12) ▪ SOS: -3.20 (9th of 12)

Conference Champion: Cincinnati and Texas Christian

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Texas Christian 10 2 .833 6 2 .750 30.1 18.5 5.90 -4.93
Cincinnati 7 7 .500 6 2 .750 29.2 23.5 2.84 -0.02
Louisville 7 6 .538 5 3 .625 28.8 24.5 0.77 -1.93
Southern Mississippi 7 6 .538 5 3 .625 21.7 18.3 -0.24 -1.93
Tulane 8 5 .615 4 4 .500 27.8 21.7 0.91 -5.47
Alabama-Birmingham 5 7 .417 4 4 .500 22.3 30.8 -8.78 -3.86
East Carolina 4 8 .333 4 4 .500 27.9 33.3 -7.15 -1.40
Houston 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 26.7 32.8 -7.70 -2.95
Memphis 3 9 .250 2 6 .250 25.3 27.3 -7.61 -3.69
Army 1 11 .083 1 7 .125 18.8 40.9 -22.64 -5.80

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/26 9/2 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
Texas Christian                         25 22       23
Louisville 17 17                                

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2002-12-31 Liberty Bowl Texas Christian 17 Colorado State 3 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
2002-12-27 Houston Bowl Oklahoma State 33 Southern Mississippi 23 Houston Bowl (Houston, TX)
2002-12-25 Hawaii Bowl Tulane 36 Hawaii 28 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
2002-12-18 GMAC Bowl Marshall 38 Louisville 15 GMAC Bowl (Mobile, AL)
2002-12-17 New Orleans Bowl North Texas 24 Cincinnati 19 New Orleans Bowl (New Orleans, LA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Gino Guidugli* (CIN) 258
2. Dave Ragone* (LOU) 237
3. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 235
4. J.P. Losman* (TLN) 230
5. Paul Troth (ECAR) 177
6. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 149
7. Nick Eddy (HOU) 134
8. Micky D'Angelo* (SMS) 122
9. Sean Stilley* (TXX) 114
10. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 89

Pass Attempts

1. Gino Guidugli* (CIN) 472
2. Dave Ragone* (LOU) 441
3. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 435
4. J.P. Losman* (TLN) 401
5. Paul Troth (ECAR) 359
6. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 293
7. Nick Eddy (HOU) 265
8. Micky D'Angelo* (SMS) 232
9. Sean Stilley* (TXX) 204
10. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 184

Pass Completion Percentage

1. J.P. Losman* (TLN) 57.4
2. Sean Stilley* (TXX) 55.9
3. Gino Guidugli* (CIN) 54.7
4. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 54.0
5. Dave Ragone* (LOU) 53.7
6. Micky D'Angelo* (SMS) 52.6
7. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 50.9
8. Nick Eddy (HOU) 50.6
9. Paul Troth (ECAR) 49.3
10. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 48.4

Passing Yards

1. Gino Guidugli* (CIN) 3543
2. Dave Ragone* (LOU) 2880
3. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 2820
4. J.P. Losman* (TLN) 2468
5. Paul Troth (ECAR) 2315
6. Nick Eddy (HOU) 2054
7. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 1977
8. Micky D'Angelo* (SMS) 1647
9. Sean Stilley* (TXX) 1371
10. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 1039

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Nick Eddy (HOU) 7.8
2. Gino Guidugli* (CIN) 7.5
3. Micky D'Angelo* (SMS) 7.1
4. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 6.7
5. Sean Stilley* (TXX) 6.7
6. Dave Ragone* (LOU) 6.5
7. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 6.5
8. Paul Troth (ECAR) 6.4
9. J.P. Losman* (TLN) 6.2
10. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 5.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 6.6
2. Dave Ragone* (LOU) 6.5
3. Gino Guidugli* (CIN) 6.4
4. Micky D'Angelo* (SMS) 6.2
5. J.P. Losman* (TLN) 6.0
6. Nick Eddy (HOU) 5.9
7. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 5.7
8. Sean Stilley* (TXX) 4.9
9. Paul Troth (ECAR) 4.8
10. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 4.0

Passing Touchdowns

1. Dave Ragone* (LOU) 24
2. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 23
3. Gino Guidugli* (CIN) 22
4. J.P. Losman* (TLN) 19
5. Nick Eddy (HOU) 16
6. Paul Troth (ECAR) 15
7. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 14
8. Micky D'Angelo* (SMS) 7
9. Sean Stilley* (TXX) 6
  Tye Gunn* (TXX) 6

Passing Interceptions

1. Gino Guidugli* (CIN) 21
2. Paul Troth (ECAR) 20
3. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 18
  Nick Eddy (HOU) 18
5. Sean Stilley* (TXX) 11
  Dave Ragone* (LOU) 11
7. J.P. Losman* (TLN) 10
8. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 9
9. Micky D'Angelo* (SMS) 8
10. Matt Silva (ARMY) 7
  Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Gino Guidugli* (CIN) 124.2
2. Nick Eddy (HOU) 122.0
3. Dave Ragone* (LOU) 121.6
4. J.P. Losman* (TLN) 119.7
5. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 118.5
6. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 117.7
7. Micky D'Angelo* (SMS) 115.3
8. Sean Stilley* (TXX) 111.3
9. Paul Troth (ECAR) 106.1
10. Zac Dahman (ARMY) 95.0

Rush Attempts

1. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 316
2. Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 315
3. Mewelde Moore* (TLN) 288
4. Derrick Nix* (SMS) 219
5. Art Brown (ECAR) 214
6. Carlton Jones (ARMY) 161
7. Lonta Hobbs* (TXX) 157
8. Ricky Madison* (TXX) 155
9. Henry Miller* (LOU) 139
10. Dante Brown (MEM) 133

Rushing Yards

1. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 1545
2. Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 1361
3. Derrick Nix* (SMS) 1194
4. Mewelde Moore* (TLN) 1138
5. Art Brown (ECAR) 1029
  Lonta Hobbs* (TXX) 1029
7. Ricky Madison* (TXX) 719
8. DeAngelo Williams (MEM) 684
9. Carlton Jones (ARMY) 611
10. Henry Miller* (LOU) 594

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. DeAngelo Williams (MEM) 6.6
2. Lonta Hobbs* (TXX) 6.6
3. Derrick Nix* (SMS) 5.5
4. Josh Holden (ARMY) 5.1
5. Kendal Gibson (ALBIRM) 4.9
6. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 4.9
7. Art Brown (ECAR) 4.8
8. Ricky Madison* (TXX) 4.6
9. Dan Burks (ALBIRM) 4.5
10. Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 4.3

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 15
2. Art Brown (ECAR) 14
3. Lonta Hobbs* (TXX) 12
  Henry Miller* (LOU) 12
5. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 11
  Derrick Nix* (SMS) 11
7. Josh Holden (ARMY) 8
8. J.P. Losman* (TLN) 6
  Mewelde Moore* (TLN) 6
  Dante Brown (MEM) 6

Receptions

1. Ladaris Vann* (CIN) 71
2. Travis Anglin (MEM) 55
3. Jon Olinger* (CIN) 54
4. Damien Dorsey* (LOU) 52
  Mewelde Moore* (TLN) 52
6. Chris Johnson* (SMS) 50
  Chris Johnson* (SMS) 50
8. Tye Keith* (CIN) 49
9. Tristan Smith* (TLN) 43
10. Tavares Gideon (MEM) 42

Receiving Yards

1. Jon Olinger* (CIN) 1114
2. Ladaris Vann* (CIN) 844
3. Damien Dorsey* (LOU) 753
4. Travis Anglin (MEM) 740
5. Richard Alston (ECAR) 702
6. Brandon Middleton (HOU) 674
7. Chris Johnson* (SMS) 673
  Chris Johnson* (SMS) 673
9. Tye Keith* (CIN) 660
10. Willie Quinnie (ALBIRM) 627

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Brandon Middleton (HOU) 24.1
2. Jon Olinger* (CIN) 20.6
3. Richard Alston (ECAR) 19.5
4. Brian Robinson (HOU) 17.9
5. Aaron Alexander (ARMY) 17.5
6. Willie Quinnie (ALBIRM) 17.4
7. Antoine Harden (MEM) 16.4
8. Adrian Madise* (TXX) 16.4
9. Marvin Young* (SMS) 15.0
10. Roddy White (ALBIRM) 14.9

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Tavares Gideon (MEM) 8
2. Damien Dorsey* (LOU) 7
  Jon Olinger* (CIN) 7
4. Richard Alston (ECAR) 6
  Marvin Young* (SMS) 6
  Willie Quinnie (ALBIRM) 6
  Brandon Middleton (HOU) 6
8. Tristan Smith* (TLN) 5
  Ladaris Vann* (CIN) 5
  Antoine Harden (MEM) 5
  Travis Anglin (MEM) 5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 347
2. Mewelde Moore* (TLN) 340
3. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 335
4. Art Brown (ECAR) 240
5. Derrick Nix* (SMS) 232
6. Carlton Jones (ARMY) 174
7. Lonta Hobbs* (TXX) 167
8. Ricky Madison* (TXX) 163
9. Henry Miller* (LOU) 145
10. Dante Brown (MEM) 143

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 1729
2. Mewelde Moore* (TLN) 1683
3. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 1680
4. Derrick Nix* (SMS) 1332
5. Art Brown (ECAR) 1210
6. Jon Olinger* (CIN) 1114
7. Lonta Hobbs* (TXX) 1071
8. Ladaris Vann* (CIN) 833
9. Travis Anglin (MEM) 792
10. Ricky Madison* (TXX) 751
  Damien Dorsey* (LOU) 751

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 17
  Art Brown (ECAR) 17
3. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 13
  Lonta Hobbs* (TXX) 13
5. Henry Miller* (LOU) 12
6. Derrick Nix* (SMS) 11
7. Mewelde Moore* (TLN) 9
8. Tavares Gideon (MEM) 8
  Josh Holden (ARMY) 8
10. Damien Dorsey* (LOU) 7
  Dante Brown (MEM) 7
  Jon Olinger* (CIN) 7

Total Plays

1. Dave Ragone* (LOU) 572
2. Gino Guidugli* (CIN) 541
3. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 533
4. J.P. Losman* (TLN) 489
5. Paul Troth (ECAR) 420
6. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 378
7. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 316
8. Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 315
9. Nick Eddy (HOU) 302
10. Micky D'Angelo* (SMS) 293

Total Yards

1. Gino Guidugli* (CIN) 3570
2. Dave Ragone* (LOU) 3128
3. Danny Wimprine (MEM) 2860
4. J.P. Losman* (TLN) 2487
5. Paul Troth (ECAR) 2105
6. Nick Eddy (HOU) 2015
7. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 1963
8. Micky D'Angelo* (SMS) 1626
9. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 1545
10. Sean Stilley* (TXX) 1457

Total Yards Per Play

1. Gino Guidugli* (CIN) 6.6
2. Dave Ragone* (LOU) 5.5

Total Touchdowns

1. J.P. Losman* (TLN) 25
  Danny Wimprine (MEM) 25
  Gino Guidugli* (CIN) 25
4. Dave Ragone* (LOU) 24
5. Nick Eddy (HOU) 18
6. Darrell Hackney (ALBIRM) 16
  Paul Troth (ECAR) 16
8. Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 15
9. Art Brown (ECAR) 14
10. Lonta Hobbs* (TXX) 12
  Henry Miller* (LOU) 12

Touchdowns

1. Demarco McCleskey* (CIN) 17
  Art Brown (ECAR) 17
3. Joffrey Reynolds (HOU) 13
  Lonta Hobbs* (TXX) 13
5. Henry Miller* (LOU) 12
6. Derrick Nix* (SMS) 11
7. Mewelde Moore* (TLN) 9
8. Tavares Gideon (MEM) 8
  Damien Dorsey* (LOU) 8
  Josh Holden (ARMY) 8

Points

1. Jonathan Ruffin* (CIN) 101
2. Chris Johnson* (SMS) 18
3. Antwan Peek* (CIN) 12
4. Floyd Dorsey* (TLN) 8
5. Oduah (MEM) 6
  Franklin Callicott* (CIN) 6
  Booker Vann* (CIN) 6
  West (MEM) 6
  Chris Williams* (TLN) 6
10. Scott Lopez* (LOU) 2

Extra Point Attempts

1. Jonathon Ruffin* (CIN) 46
  Jonathan Ruffin* (CIN) 46
3. Nate Smith* (LOU) 41
4. Nick Browne* (TXX) 38
5. Stephen Gostkowski (MEM) 37
6. Kevin Miller (ECAR) 36
7. Dustin Bell (HOU) 35
8. Seth Marler* (TLN) 33
9. Nick Hayes (ALBIRM) 29
  Curt Jones* (SMS) 29

Extra Points Made

1. Jonathon Ruffin* (CIN) 44
  Jonathan Ruffin* (CIN) 44
3. Nate Smith* (LOU) 40
4. Nick Browne* (TXX) 36
5. Kevin Miller (ECAR) 34
6. Stephen Gostkowski (MEM) 32
  Dustin Bell (HOU) 32
8. Seth Marler* (TLN) 29
  Nick Hayes (ALBIRM) 29
  Curt Jones* (SMS) 29

Field Goal Attempts

1. Seth Marler* (TLN) 33
2. Nick Browne* (TXX) 30
3. Curt Jones* (SMS) 26
4. Jonathon Ruffin* (CIN) 22
  Kevin Miller (ECAR) 22
  Jonathan Ruffin* (CIN) 22
  Nick Hayes (ALBIRM) 22
8. Nate Smith* (LOU) 19
9. Stephen Gostkowski (MEM) 14
  Dustin Bell (HOU) 14

Field Goals Made

1. Nick Browne* (TXX) 23
2. Seth Marler* (TLN) 20
3. Jonathon Ruffin* (CIN) 19
  Jonathan Ruffin* (CIN) 19
5. Kevin Miller (ECAR) 17
  Nick Hayes (ALBIRM) 17
7. Curt Jones* (SMS) 15
8. Nate Smith* (LOU) 12
  Dustin Bell (HOU) 12
10. Stephen Gostkowski (MEM) 9

Field Goal Percentage

1. Jonathan Ruffin* (CIN) 86.4

Punts

1. Mark Haulman* (SMS) 80
2. Joey Biasatti* (TXX) 77
3. Ross Stewart (ALBIRM) 75
4. Jarad Preston (ECAR) 73
5. Seth Marler* (TLN) 72
6. Chet Ervin* (CIN) 66
7. Chris Castelli (ARMY) 65
8. Jimmy McClary (HOU) 62
9. Nate Smith* (LOU) 50
10. James Gaither (MEM) 35

Punting Yards

1. Mark Haulman* (SMS) 3344
2. Jarad Preston (ECAR) 3170
3. Ross Stewart (ALBIRM) 3154
4. Seth Marler* (TLN) 3090
5. Joey Biasatti* (TXX) 3060
6. Chet Ervin* (CIN) 2511
7. Jimmy McClary (HOU) 2411
8. Chris Castelli (ARMY) 2383
9. Nate Smith* (LOU) 1875
10. James Gaither (MEM) 1411

Punt Returns

1. Darron White (MEM) 36
  Tye Keith* (CIN) 36
3. Terran Williams* (TXX) 34
4. Damien Dorsey* (LOU) 33
5. Terrance Copper (ECAR) 30
  Keykowa Bell (HOU) 30
7. Marvin Young* (SMS) 29
8. Lynaris Elpheage* (TLN) 28
9. Willie Quinnie (ALBIRM) 25
10. Aris Comeaux (ARMY) 12

Punt Return Yards

1. Damien Dorsey* (LOU) 508
2. Lynaris Elpheage* (TLN) 463
3. Marvin Young* (SMS) 388
4. Terrance Copper (ECAR) 328
5. Terran Williams* (TXX) 312
6. Darron White (MEM) 301
7. Tye Keith* (CIN) 280
8. Willie Quinnie (ALBIRM) 257
9. Keykowa Bell (HOU) 249
10. Aris Comeaux (ARMY) 233

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Aris Comeaux (ARMY) 2

Kickoff Return Yards

1. William White (ARMY) 1239
2. Broderick Clark* (LOU) 897
3. Jason Southall (ALBIRM) 768
4. John Eubanks* (SMS) 526
5. Antoine Harden (MEM) 504
6. Latarence Dunbar* (TXX) 501
  Roshawn Pope (HOU) 501
8. Lynaris Elpheage* (TLN) 453
9. Damarcus Fox (ECAR) 447
10. DeAngelo Williams (MEM) 420

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Broderick Clark* (LOU) 2

Interceptions

1. Lynaris Elpheage* (TLN) 8
  Jason Goss* (TXX) 8
3. Blue Adams* (CIN) 6
  Etric Pruitt* (SMS) 6
5. Kenneth Hilliard* (TXX) 5
  Quentin Brown* (TLN) 5
7. Chris Brown (ALBIRM) 4
8. O.C. Collins (MEM) 3
  Greg Brooks* (SMS) 3
  Victor Malone (HOU) 3
  Jared Smitherman* (TXX) 3
  Jeff Sanchez* (TLN) 3
  Ivan Fields* (CIN) 3
  Derrick Ballard (MEM) 3

Interception Return Yards

1. Lynaris Elpheage* (TLN) 133
2. Sean Lucas* (TLN) 119
3. Blue Adams* (CIN) 104
4. Etric Pruitt* (SMS) 96
5. O.C. Collins (MEM) 83
  Marvin Godbolt* (TXX) 83
7. Zach Norton* (CIN) 80
8. Jeff Sanchez* (TLN) 64
9. Victor Malone (HOU) 62
10. Chris Moore (ECAR) 57

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Sean Lucas* (TLN) 2
  Blue Adams* (CIN) 2