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2013 Conference USA Year Summary

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Record: 80-96, .455 W-L% (7th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -7.78 (10th of 11) ▪ SOS: -5.59 (10th of 11)

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

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Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Marshall 10 4 .714 7 2 .778 42.1 22.9 3.07 -8.21
East Carolina 10 3 .769 6 2 .750 40.2 24.8 4.30 -7.17
Middle Tennessee State 8 5 .615 6 2 .750 29.0 26.2 -3.71 -5.63
Florida Atlantic 6 6 .500 4 4 .500 26.4 22.3 -3.53 -5.62
Alabama-Birmingham 2 10 .167 1 7 .125 26.3 43.8 -15.82 -3.74
Florida International 1 11 .083 1 7 .125 9.8 37.0 -23.53 -5.53
Southern Mississippi 1 11 .083 1 7 .125 17.1 41.9 -21.13 -4.55
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Rice 10 4 .714 8 1 .889 29.6 24.4 0.15 -4.78
North Texas 9 4 .692 6 2 .750 31.8 17.8 3.05 -6.95
Texas-San Antonio 7 5 .583 6 2 .750 25.6 26.3 -3.01 -3.18
Tulane 7 6 .538 5 3 .625 24.8 21.4 -3.22 -5.22
Louisiana Tech 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 19.2 26.3 -15.66 -9.91
Tulsa 3 9 .250 2 6 .250 21.1 33.9 -11.77 -1.27
Texas-El Paso 2 10 .167 1 7 .125 21.8 39.3 -18.17 -6.50

6 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes TV
2014-01-01 12:00 PM Heart of Dallas Bowl North Texas 36 Nevada-Las Vegas 14 Heart of Dallas Bowl - Cotton Bowl - Dallas, TX ESPN U
2013-12-31 4:00 PM Liberty Bowl Mississippi State 44 Rice 7 AutoZone Liberty Bowl - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN ESPN
2013-12-30 11:45 AM Armed Forces Bowl Navy 24 Middle Tennessee State 6 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl - Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX ESPN
2013-12-27 2:30 PM Military Bowl Marshall 31 Maryland 20 Military Bowl - Navy-Marine Corp Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, MD ESPN
2013-12-23 2:00 PM Beef O'Brady's Bowl East Carolina 37 Ohio 20 Beef O Brady`s Bowl - Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FL ESPN
2013-12-21 9:00 PM New Orleans Bowl Louisiana-Lafayette 24 Tulane 21 R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl - Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA ESPN

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Shane Carden (ECAR) 387
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 298
3. Derek Thompson (NTX) 251
4. Eric Soza (TXSA) 236
5. Logan Kilgore (MIDTN) 216
6. Taylor McHargue (RICE) 169
7. Ryan Higgins (LATECH) 166
8. Nick Montana (TLN) 158
9. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 149
10. Nick Mullens (SMS) 136

Pass Attempts

1. Shane Carden (ECAR) 549
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 499
3. Derek Thompson (NTX) 390
4. Eric Soza (TXSA) 377
5. Logan Kilgore (MIDTN) 355
6. Taylor McHargue (RICE) 324
7. Nick Montana (TLN) 296
8. Ryan Higgins (LATECH) 281
9. Nick Mullens (SMS) 276
10. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 256

Passing Yards

1. Shane Carden (ECAR) 4139
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 3916
3. Derek Thompson (NTX) 2896
4. Eric Soza (TXSA) 2719
5. Logan Kilgore (MIDTN) 2507
6. Taylor McHargue (RICE) 2345
7. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 1871
8. Nick Mullens (SMS) 1776
9. Nick Montana (TLN) 1722
10. Ryan Higgins (LATECH) 1715

Passing Touchdowns

1. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 39
2. Shane Carden (ECAR) 33
3. Taylor McHargue (RICE) 17
4. Derek Thompson (NTX) 16
  Logan Kilgore (MIDTN) 16
6. Nick Montana (TLN) 14
7. Nick Mullens (SMS) 13
8. Eric Soza (TXSA) 12
  Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 12
10. Jameill Showers (TXEP) 11

Passing Interceptions

1. Nick Mullens (SMS) 14
2. Derek Thompson (NTX) 13
  Logan Kilgore (MIDTN) 13
  Ryan Higgins (LATECH) 13
5. Eric Soza (TXSA) 11
  Allan Bridgford (SMS) 11
7. Dane Evans (TLS) 10
  Shane Carden (ECAR) 10
  Nick Montana (TLN) 10
10. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 9

Rush Attempts

1. Trey Watts (TLS) 268
2. Vintavious Cooper (ECAR) 230
3. Essray Taliaferro (MARSH) 221
4. Charles Ross (RICE) 211
5. Brandin Byrd (NTX) 202
6. Darrin Reaves (ALBIRM) 201
7. Orleans Darkwa (TLN) 188
8. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 172
9. Taylor McHargue (RICE) 157
10. Aaron Jones (TXEP) 155

Rushing Yards

1. Trey Watts (TLS) 1329
2. Charles Ross (RICE) 1280
3. Vintavious Cooper (ECAR) 1193
4. Essray Taliaferro (MARSH) 1140
5. Brandin Byrd (NTX) 1075
6. Darrin Reaves (ALBIRM) 928
7. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 917
8. Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 881
9. Orleans Darkwa (TLN) 863
10. Aaron Jones (TXEP) 811

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Charles Ross (RICE) 15
2. Vintavious Cooper (ECAR) 13
3. Orleans Darkwa (TLN) 12
  Darrin Reaves (ALBIRM) 12
5. Brandin Byrd (NTX) 11
  Trey Watts (TLS) 11
7. Essray Taliaferro (MARSH) 10
  Shane Carden (ECAR) 10
  Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 10
10. Steward Butler (MARSH) 8

Receiving Yards

1. Justin Hardy (ECAR) 1284
2. Tommy Shuler (MARSH) 1165
3. Ryan Grant (TLN) 1039
4. Jordan Taylor (RICE) 848
5. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 846
6. Gator Hoskins (MARSH) 821
7. Brelan Chancellor (NTX) 792
8. Darnell Smith (NTX) 791
9. Devon Smith (MARSH) 653
10. Jordan Leslie (TXEP) 612

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Trey Watts (TLS) 314
2. Vintavious Cooper (ECAR) 274
3. Essray Taliaferro (MARSH) 233
4. Darrin Reaves (ALBIRM) 230
5. Charles Ross (RICE) 216
6. Brandin Byrd (NTX) 213
7. Orleans Darkwa (TLN) 196
8. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 173
9. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 165
10. Jordan Parker (MIDTN) 160

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Trey Watts (TLS) 1724
2. Vintavious Cooper (ECAR) 1605
3. Charles Ross (RICE) 1317
4. Justin Hardy (ECAR) 1284
5. Essray Taliaferro (MARSH) 1268
6. Darrin Reaves (ALBIRM) 1222
7. Tommy Shuler (MARSH) 1165
8. Brandin Byrd (NTX) 1121
9. Ryan Grant (TLN) 1039
10. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 1002

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Charles Ross (RICE) 16
2. Gator Hoskins (MARSH) 15
3. Vintavious Cooper (ECAR) 14
  Darrin Reaves (ALBIRM) 14
5. Orleans Darkwa (TLN) 12
  Brandin Byrd (NTX) 12
  Trey Watts (TLS) 12
8. Essray Taliaferro (MARSH) 11
  Shane Carden (ECAR) 11
10. Tommy Shuler (MARSH) 10
  Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 10

Total Plays

1. Shane Carden (ECAR) 639
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 598
3. Taylor McHargue (RICE) 481
4. Eric Soza (TXSA) 474
5. Derek Thompson (NTX) 454
6. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 428
7. Logan Kilgore (MIDTN) 390
8. Ryan Higgins (LATECH) 343
9. Nick Montana (TLN) 341
10. Nick Mullens (SMS) 316

Total Yards

1. Shane Carden (ECAR) 4242
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 4210
3. Eric Soza (TXSA) 3088
4. Derek Thompson (NTX) 3053
5. Taylor McHargue (RICE) 2809
6. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 2633
7. Logan Kilgore (MIDTN) 2527
8. Ryan Higgins (LATECH) 1734
9. Nick Montana (TLN) 1726
10. Nick Mullens (SMS) 1673

Total Yards Per Play

1. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 7.0
2. Derek Thompson (NTX) 6.7
3. Shane Carden (ECAR) 6.6
4. Eric Soza (TXSA) 6.5

Total Touchdowns

1. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 45
2. Shane Carden (ECAR) 43
3. Taylor McHargue (RICE) 22
  Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 22
5. Derek Thompson (NTX) 19
  Eric Soza (TXSA) 19
7. Logan Kilgore (MIDTN) 18
8. Nick Mullens (SMS) 15
  Jameill Showers (TXEP) 15
  Charles Ross (RICE) 15

Extra Point Attempts

1. Justin Haig (MARSH) 80
2. Warren Harvey (ECAR) 63
3. Chris Boswell (RICE) 49
  Zach Paul (NTX) 49
5. Cody Clark (MIDTN) 46
6. Mitch Anderson (FLATL) 39
7. Cairo Santos (TLN) 38
  Sean Ianno (TXSA) 38
9. Ty Long (ALBIRM) 35
10. Jay Mattox (TXEP) 32

Extra Points Made

1. Justin Haig (MARSH) 77
2. Warren Harvey (ECAR) 61
3. Zach Paul (NTX) 48
4. Chris Boswell (RICE) 47
5. Cody Clark (MIDTN) 46
6. Sean Ianno (TXSA) 38
  Cairo Santos (TLN) 38
8. Mitch Anderson (FLATL) 36
9. Ty Long (ALBIRM) 35
10. Jay Mattox (TXEP) 32

Field Goal Attempts

1. Warren Harvey (ECAR) 25
2. Ty Long (ALBIRM) 24
3. Cairo Santos (TLN) 23
4. Kyle Fischer (LATECH) 22
5. Chris Boswell (RICE) 21
6. Corey Acosta (SMS) 20
7. Kenneth Salazar (TLS) 19
  Sean Ianno (TXSA) 19
9. Mitch Anderson (FLATL) 17
10. Cody Clark (MIDTN) 16
  Justin Haig (MARSH) 16

Field Goals Made

1. Kyle Fischer (LATECH) 17
2. Ty Long (ALBIRM) 16
  Kenneth Salazar (TLS) 16
  Cairo Santos (TLN) 16
5. Warren Harvey (ECAR) 15
6. Chris Boswell (RICE) 14
7. Cody Clark (MIDTN) 12
8. Corey Acosta (SMS) 11
  Sean Ianno (TXSA) 11
  Justin Haig (MARSH) 11
  Mitch Anderson (FLATL) 11

Punting Yards

1. Peter Picerelli (TLN) 3321
2. Sean Kelley (FLATL) 3072
3. James Farrimond (RICE) 2989
4. Josh Davis (MIDTN) 2717
5. Blake Macek (NTX) 2713
6. Dalton Parks (TLS) 2605
7. Tyler Williams (MARSH) 2366
8. Mike Ruggles (TXEP) 2239
9. Hunter Mullins (ALBIRM) 2200
10. Kristian Stern (TXSA) 2021

Punt Returns

1. Robert Lohnes (FLATL) 30
2. Devon Smith (MARSH) 26
3. Brelan Chancellor (NTX) 24
4. Devin Bouttee (TLN) 23
5. Trey Watts (TLS) 21
6. Justin Hardy (ECAR) 20
7. Bryce Callahan (RICE) 18
8. Kyle Griswould (MIDTN) 17
9. Jim Jones (TXEP) 16
10. D.J. Banks (LATECH) 9

Punt Return Yards

1. Brelan Chancellor (NTX) 386
2. Devon Smith (MARSH) 381
3. Justin Hardy (ECAR) 225
4. Robert Lohnes (FLATL) 184
5. Trey Watts (TLS) 147
6. Bryce Callahan (RICE) 114
7. Sam Miller (FLINT) 105
8. Kyle Griswould (MIDTN) 103
9. Devin Bouttee (TLN) 94
10. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 88

Kickoff Returns

1. Deandre Reaves (MARSH) 37
2. Autrey Golden (TXEP) 28
3. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 27
4. Brelan Chancellor (NTX) 24
5. Lance Ray (ECAR) 22
6. Kam Jones (TXSA) 21
7. Lyle Fitte (LATECH) 20
8. Justin Sims (SMS) 19
9. Reggie Whatley (MIDTN) 17
10. Kenneth Gilstrap (MIDTN) 15

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Deandre Reaves (MARSH) 914
2. Autrey Golden (TXEP) 774
3. Brelan Chancellor (NTX) 663
4. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 614
5. Lance Ray (ECAR) 553
6. Kam Jones (TXSA) 432
7. Reggie Whatley (MIDTN) 420
8. Justin Sims (SMS) 417
9. Lyle Fitte (LATECH) 413
10. Ja'Terian Douglas (TLS) 369

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Autrey Golden (TXEP) 2

Solo Tackles

1. Shawn Jackson (TLS) 76
2. Sam Scofield (TLN) 74
3. T.T. Barber (MIDTN) 73
4. Markieth Russell (FLINT) 61
  Kevin Byard (MIDTN) 61
6. Michael Mudoh (TLS) 60
7. Jake Ganus (ALBIRM) 58
8. Triston Wade (TXSA) 57
  Darion Monroe (TLN) 57
10. Zachary Orr (NTX) 56

Assisted Tackles

1. Michael Mudoh (TLS) 73
2. Zachary Orr (NTX) 66
3. Neville Hewitt (MARSH) 55
4. Derrell Johnson (ECAR) 51
5. Shawn Jackson (TLS) 48
6. Daniel Cobb (LATECH) 47
7. Andrae Kirk (FLATL) 46
  Terrick Wright (SMS) 46
  T.T. Barber (MIDTN) 46
10. Derek Akunne (NTX) 45
  Kevin Byard (MIDTN) 45

Total Tackles

1. Michael Mudoh (TLS) 133
2. Shawn Jackson (TLS) 124
3. Zachary Orr (NTX) 122
4. T.T. Barber (MIDTN) 119
5. Kevin Byard (MIDTN) 106
6. Sam Scofield (TLN) 104
7. Evan McKelvey (MARSH) 97
8. Markieth Russell (FLINT) 96
  Michael Kutzler (RICE) 96
10. Triston Wade (TXSA) 94

Tackles for Loss

1. Shawn Jackson (TLS) 18
  Julius Warmsley (TLN) 18
3. James Rouse (MARSH) 14
4. Zachary Orr (NTX) 14
5. Alex Bazzie (MARSH) 13
  Derrell Johnson (ECAR) 13
7. Aaron Bellazin (NTX) 12
8. Daniel Cobb (LATECH) 12
9. Isame Faciane (FLINT) 12
  Christian Covington (RICE) 12
  T.T. Barber (MIDTN) 12

Interception Return Yards

1. Lorenzo Doss (TLN) 185
2. Kevin Byard (MIDTN) 159
3. Derrick Strozier (TLN) 131
4. D'Joun Smith (FLATL) 112
5. Deshaun Amos (ECAR) 100
6. Zac Whitfield (NTX) 98
7. Triston Wade (TXSA) 93
8. Christian Milstead (FLATL) 76
  Will Barrow (TLS) 76
10. Monterius Lovett (MARSH) 70
  Adairius Barnes (LATECH) 70

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Kevin Byard (MIDTN) 2
  Lorenzo Doss (TLN) 2