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2014 Conference USA Year Summary

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Record: 81-82, .497 W-L% (8th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -3.19 (8th of 11) ▪ SOS: -2.91 (8th of 11)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Marshall)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Marshall 13 1 .929 8 1 .889 45.6 21.0 12.55 -5.81
Middle Tennessee State 6 6 .500 5 3 .625 31.6 31.5 -3.52 -1.77
Western Kentucky 8 5 .615 4 4 .500 44.4 39.9 1.99 -3.01
Alabama-Birmingham 6 6 .500 4 4 .500 33.2 29.9 -0.30 -2.05
Old Dominion 6 6 .500 4 4 .500 32.7 38.0 -6.10 -3.60
Florida International 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 23.0 24.8 -6.95 -4.04
Florida Atlantic 3 9 .250 2 6 .250 24.0 34.4 -9.68 -1.18
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Louisiana Tech 9 5 .643 7 2 .778 37.4 24.7 5.46 -1.61
Rice 8 5 .615 5 3 .625 28.8 28.5 -0.28 -2.98
Texas-El Paso 7 6 .538 5 3 .625 26.6 28.1 -3.18 -3.64
Texas-San Antonio 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 17.1 25.9 -8.62 -2.45
North Texas 4 8 .333 2 6 .250 27.2 29.8 -11.91 -5.91
Southern Mississippi 3 9 .250 1 7 .125 19.0 35.4 -10.91 0.17

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/31 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
Marshall               25 23 23 23 21 18 19     23

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes TV
2014-12-26 1:00 PM Heart of Dallas Bowl Louisiana Tech 35 Illinois 18 Zaxby`s Heart of Dallas Bowl - Cotton Bowl - Dallas, TX ESPN
2014-12-24 8:00 PM Hawaii Bowl Rice 30 Fresno State 6 Hawaii Bowl - Hawaiian Airlines Field at Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI ESPN
2014-12-24 12:00 PM Popeyes Bahamas Bowl Western Kentucky 49 Central Michigan 48 Popeyes Bahamas Bowl - Thomas Robinson National Stadium - Nassau, Bahamas ESPN
2014-12-23 6:00 PM Boca Raton Bowl Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Boca Raton Bowl - FAU Stadium - Boca Raton, FL ESPN
2014-12-20 2:20 PM New Mexico Bowl Utah State 21 Texas-El Paso 6 Gildan New Mexico Bowl - University Stadium, Albuquerque, NM ESPN

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 375
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 267
3. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 260
4. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 221
5. Nick Mullens (SMS) 218
6. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 191
7. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 183
8. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 182
9. Jameill Showers (TXEP) 159
10. Alex McGough (FLINT) 138

Pass Attempts

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 552
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 451
3. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 448
4. Nick Mullens (SMS) 365
5. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 338
6. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 331
7. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 315
8. Jameill Showers (TXEP) 286
9. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 275
10. Alex McGough (FLINT) 274

Passing Yards

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 4830
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 3903
3. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 3436
4. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 2842
5. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 2557
6. Nick Mullens (SMS) 2470
7. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 2227
8. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 2215
9. Jameill Showers (TXEP) 1858
10. Alex McGough (FLINT) 1680

Passing Touchdowns

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 49
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 40
3. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 30
4. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 24
5. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 17
  Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 17
7. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 14
  Alex McGough (FLINT) 14
9. Jameill Showers (TXEP) 12
  Nick Mullens (SMS) 12

Passing Interceptions

1. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 13
  Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 13
3. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 12
4. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 10
  Alex McGough (FLINT) 10
6. Nick Mullens (SMS) 9
7. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 8
  Driphus Jackson (RICE) 8
9. Andrew McNulty (NTX) 7
10. Jameill Showers (TXEP) 6

Rush Attempts

1. Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 306
2. Leon Allen (WKY) 272
3. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 253
4. Jawon Davis (RICE) 245
5. Aaron Jones (TXEP) 242
6. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 206
7. D.J. Vinson (ALBIRM) 166
8. David Glasco II (TXSA) 150
9. Reggie Pegram (NTX) 145
10. Alex Gardner (FLINT) 137

Rushing Yards

1. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 1767
2. Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 1587
3. Leon Allen (WKY) 1542
4. Aaron Jones (TXEP) 1321
5. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 1299
6. Jawon Davis (RICE) 956
7. Steward Butler (MARSH) 798
8. Reggie Whatley (MIDTN) 767
9. D.J. Vinson (ALBIRM) 670
10. Darik Dillard (RICE) 652

Receptions

1. Tommy Shuler (MARSH) 92
2. Lucky Whitehead (FLATL) 76
3. Carlos Harris (NTX) 70
4. Jared Dangerfield (WKY) 69
5. Trent Taylor (LATECH) 64
6. Jonnu Smith (FLINT) 61
7. Willie McNeal (WKY) 56
8. Casey Martin (SMS) 55
9. Jordan Taylor (RICE) 54
10. Leon Allen (WKY) 51

Receiving Yards

1. Tommy Shuler (MARSH) 1138
2. Carlos Harris (NTX) 863
3. Jordan Taylor (RICE) 842
4. Trent Taylor (LATECH) 834
5. Jared Dangerfield (WKY) 825
6. Taywan Taylor (WKY) 767
7. Jonnu Smith (FLINT) 710
8. Lucky Whitehead (FLATL) 706
9. Willie McNeal (WKY) 666
10. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 655

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Leon Allen (WKY) 323
2. Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 315
3. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 283
4. Aaron Jones (TXEP) 272
5. Jawon Davis (RICE) 258
6. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 212
7. D.J. Vinson (ALBIRM) 181
8. David Glasco II (TXSA) 155
9. Reggie Pegram (NTX) 153
10. Darik Dillard (RICE) 151

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Leon Allen (WKY) 2018
2. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 1888
3. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 1684
4. Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 1659
5. Aaron Jones (TXEP) 1614
6. Tommy Shuler (MARSH) 1138
7. Jawon Davis (RICE) 1064
8. Carlos Harris (NTX) 955
9. Lucky Whitehead (FLATL) 916
10. Jordan Taylor (RICE) 842

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 28
2. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 19
3. Leon Allen (WKY) 16
4. Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 14
  Aaron Jones (TXEP) 14
6. Darik Dillard (RICE) 12
  Shane Tucker (MIDTN) 12
8. Jared Dangerfield (WKY) 11
9. D.J. Vinson (ALBIRM) 10
10. Tommy Shuler (MARSH) 9
  Trent Taylor (LATECH) 9

Total Plays

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 591
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 545
3. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 501
4. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 462
5. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 452
6. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 435
7. Nick Mullens (SMS) 414
8. Jameill Showers (TXEP) 379
9. Alex McGough (FLINT) 371
10. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 366

Total Yards

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 4778
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 4385
3. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 3482
4. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 3243
5. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 2999
6. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 2728
7. Nick Mullens (SMS) 2509
8. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 2387
9. Jameill Showers (TXEP) 2170
10. Alex McGough (FLINT) 1772

Total Yards Per Play

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 8.1
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 8.0
3. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 7.2
4. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 7.0

Points

1. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 168
2. Justin Haig (MARSH) 133
3. Garrett Schwettman (WKY) 118
4. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 114
5. Leon Allen (WKY) 96
6. Ty Long (ALBIRM) 86
7. Aaron Jones (TXEP) 84
  Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 84
9. Jay Mattox (TXEP) 82
  Trevor Moore (NTX) 82

Extra Point Attempts

1. Justin Haig (MARSH) 82
2. Garrett Schwettman (WKY) 71
3. Ty Long (ALBIRM) 48
4. Cody Clark (MIDTN) 46
5. Jay Mattox (TXEP) 44
6. Jonathan Barnes (LATECH) 42
7. Trevor Moore (NTX) 37
8. Greg Joseph (FLATL) 35
9. Austin Taylor (FLINT) 30
10. James Farrimond (RICE) 25
  Kyle Fischer (LATECH) 25

Extra Points Made

1. Justin Haig (MARSH) 82
2. Garrett Schwettman (WKY) 70
3. Ty Long (ALBIRM) 47
4. Cody Clark (MIDTN) 46
5. Jay Mattox (TXEP) 43
6. Jonathan Barnes (LATECH) 39
7. Trevor Moore (NTX) 37
8. Greg Joseph (FLATL) 34
9. Austin Taylor (FLINT) 29
10. James Farrimond (RICE) 25
  Kyle Fischer (LATECH) 25

Field Goal Attempts

1. Corey Acosta (SMS) 25
2. Sean Ianno (TXSA) 21
  Justin Haig (MARSH) 21
  Austin Taylor (FLINT) 21
  Garrett Schwettman (WKY) 21
6. Greg Joseph (FLATL) 20
7. Ty Long (ALBIRM) 17
  Jonathan Barnes (LATECH) 17
  Trevor Moore (NTX) 17
10. Jay Mattox (TXEP) 16

Field Goals Made

1. Corey Acosta (SMS) 19
2. Sean Ianno (TXSA) 17
  Justin Haig (MARSH) 17
4. Garrett Schwettman (WKY) 16
5. Trevor Moore (NTX) 15
  Austin Taylor (FLINT) 15
7. Greg Joseph (FLATL) 14
8. Jay Mattox (TXEP) 13
  Ty Long (ALBIRM) 13
10. Jonathan Barnes (LATECH) 12

Punting Yards

1. Kristian Stern (TXSA) 3422
2. James Farrimond (RICE) 2853
3. Tyler Sarrazin (SMS) 2608
4. Hunter Mullins (ALBIRM) 2601
5. Jose Laphitzondo (FLINT) 2400
6. Dalton Schomp (FLATL) 2272
7. Eric Keena (NTX) 1927
8. Tyler Williams (MARSH) 1851
9. Joseph Occhipinti (WKY) 1817
10. Jay Mattox (TXEP) 1687

Punt Return Yards

1. Lucky Whitehead (FLATL) 311
2. Richard Leonard (FLINT) 309
3. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 277
4. Darvin Kidsy (NTX) 233
5. Tommy Shuler (MARSH) 227
6. Trent Taylor (LATECH) 168
7. Damian Payne (TXEP) 139
8. Casey Martin (SMS) 134
9. Ed'Marques Batties (MIDTN) 129
10. Kenny Harrison (TXSA) 118

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Deandre Reaves (MARSH) 931
2. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 843
3. Carlos Henderson (LATECH) 826
4. Autrey Golden (TXEP) 743
5. Reggie Whatley (MIDTN) 692
6. Kylen Towner (WKY) 635
7. Michael Thomas (SMS) 625
8. Richard Leonard (FLINT) 616
9. Lucky Whitehead (FLATL) 493
10. Carlos Harris (NTX) 449

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 4
2. Autrey Golden (TXEP) 2

Solo Tackles

1. Derek Akunne (NTX) 65
  Kentrell Brice (LATECH) 65
3. Nick Holt (WKY) 62
4. Cre'Von Leblanc (FLATL) 55
5. Jaylon Finner (RICE) 54
6. Andrae Kirk (FLATL) 53
  Dejon Brown (WKY) 53
8. Xavier Woods (LATECH) 52
9. T.T. Barber (MIDTN) 50
  Damian Parms (FLATL) 50

Assisted Tackles

1. Neville Hewitt (MARSH) 81
2. Jermaine Holmes (MARSH) 63
3. D.J. Hunter (MARSH) 53
4. Andrae Kirk (FLATL) 50
  Jens Jeters (TXSA) 50
6. Nick Holt (WKY) 49
7. Taj Letman (MARSH) 48
8. Derek Akunne (NTX) 43
9. Robert Relf (FLATL) 41
10. Triston Wade (TXSA) 39

Total Tackles

1. Neville Hewitt (MARSH) 123
2. Nick Holt (WKY) 111
3. Derek Akunne (NTX) 108
4. Jermaine Holmes (MARSH) 104
5. Andrae Kirk (FLATL) 103
6. Taj Letman (MARSH) 94
7. Kentrell Brice (LATECH) 86
  Triston Wade (TXSA) 86
9. Jens Jeters (TXSA) 85
10. Damian Parms (FLATL) 84

Interception Return Yards

1. Xavier Woods (LATECH) 230
2. Richard Leonard (FLINT) 144
3. Wonderful Terry (WKY) 133
4. Ricardo Singh (WKY) 120
5. Zac Whitfield (NTX) 98
6. Juwan Gardner (WKY) 96
7. Davison Colimon (FLINT) 79
8. Cre'Von Leblanc (FLATL) 76
9. Jeremiah McKinnon (FLINT) 71
10. Lamarcus Farmer (ALBIRM) 70

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Wonderful Terry (WKY) 2
  Xavier Woods (LATECH) 2
  Richard Leonard (FLINT) 2