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2014 Conference USA Year Summary

Previous Year

Record: 77-81, .487 W-L% (8th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -3.24 (8th of 11) ▪ SOS: -2.83 (8th of 11)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Current AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Marshall 12 1 .923 8 1 .889 45.1 20.8 11.73 -6.20
Middle Tennessee State 6 6 .500 5 3 .625 31.6 31.5 -3.25 -1.50
Western Kentucky 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 44.0 39.3 2.07 -2.76
Alabama-Birmingham 6 6 .500 4 4 .500 33.2 29.9 -0.17 -1.92
Old Dominion 6 6 .500 4 4 .500 32.7 38.0 -6.16 -3.66
Florida International 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 23.0 24.8 -6.78 -3.86
Florida Atlantic 3 9 .250 2 6 .250 24.0 34.4 -9.43 -0.93
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Louisiana Tech 8 5 .615 7 2 .778 37.5 25.2 4.96 -1.34
Rice 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 28.7 30.3 -1.83 -2.75
Texas-El Paso 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 28.3 28.7 -2.32 -4.07
Texas-San Antonio 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 17.1 25.9 -8.52 -2.35
North Texas 4 8 .333 2 6 .250 27.2 29.8 -11.76 -5.76
Southern Mississippi 3 9 .250 1 7 .125 19.0 35.4 -10.73 0.35

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
Marshall               25 23 23 23 21 18 19    

5 Bowl Games

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 344
2. Taylor Heinicke (OD) 289
3. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 246
4. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 242
5. Nick Mullens (SMS) 218
6. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 206
7. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 182
8. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 181
9. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 176
10. Jameill Showers (TXEP) 146

Pass Attempts

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 510
2. Taylor Heinicke (OD) 455
3. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 420
4. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 414
5. Nick Mullens (SMS) 365
6. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 321
7. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 315
8. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 307
9. Alex McGough (FLINT) 274
10. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 273

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 67.5
2. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 66.3
3. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 64.2
4. Taylor Heinicke (OD) 63.5
5. Nick Mullens (SMS) 59.7
6. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 58.6
7. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 58.5
8. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 57.8
9. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 57.3
10. Jameill Showers (TXEP) 55.7

Passing Yards

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 4344
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 3622
3. Taylor Heinicke (OD) 3476
4. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 3189
5. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 2524
6. Nick Mullens (SMS) 2470
7. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 2307
8. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 2221
9. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 2215
10. Jameill Showers (TXEP) 1732

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 8.7
2. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 8.5
3. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 8.2
4. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 8.1
5. Taylor Heinicke (OD) 7.6
6. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 7.6
7. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 7.2
8. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 7.0
9. Nick Mullens (SMS) 6.8
10. Jameill Showers (TXEP) 6.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 9.4
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 9.1
3. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 8.4
4. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 7.9
5. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 7.6
6. Taylor Heinicke (OD) 7.6
7. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 7.4
8. Jameill Showers (TXEP) 6.7
9. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 6.5
10. Nick Mullens (SMS) 6.3

Passing Touchdowns

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 44
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 37
3. Taylor Heinicke (OD) 30
4. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 29
5. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 21
6. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 17
7. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 16
8. Alex McGough (FLINT) 14
9. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 13
10. Nick Mullens (SMS) 12
  Jameill Showers (TXEP) 12

Passing Interceptions

1. Taylor Heinicke (OD) 14
2. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 13
  Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 13
4. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 12
5. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 10
  Alex McGough (FLINT) 10
7. Nick Mullens (SMS) 9
8. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 8
9. Andrew McNulty (NTX) 7
  Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 163.5
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 155.2
3. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 145.2
4. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 143.8
5. Taylor Heinicke (OD) 143.3
6. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 138.9
7. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 133.5
8. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 131.5
9. Jameill Showers (TXEP) 122.6
10. Nick Mullens (SMS) 122.5

Rush Attempts

1. Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 306
2. Leon Allen (WKY) 259
3. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 240
4. Jawon Davis (RICE) 232
5. Aaron Jones (TXEP) 217
6. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 191
7. D.J. Vinson (ALBIRM) 167
8. David Glasco II (TXSA) 150
9. Reggie Pegram (NTX) 145
10. Alex Gardner (FLINT) 137

Rushing Yards

1. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 1636
2. Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 1587
3. Leon Allen (WKY) 1490
4. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 1236
5. Aaron Jones (TXEP) 1233
6. Ray Lawry (OD) 947
7. Jawon Davis (RICE) 910
8. Steward Butler (MARSH) 781
9. Reggie Whatley (MIDTN) 767
10. D.J. Vinson (ALBIRM) 674

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 8.6
2. Steward Butler (MARSH) 7.7
3. Ray Lawry (OD) 7.0
4. Reggie Whatley (MIDTN) 6.8
5. Leon Allen (WKY) 5.8
6. Aaron Jones (TXEP) 5.7
7. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 5.4
8. Remi Watson (MARSH) 5.4
9. Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 5.2
10. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 5.2

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 21
2. Ray Lawry (OD) 16
  Devon Johnson (MARSH) 16
4. Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 13
5. Leon Allen (WKY) 12
6. Aaron Jones (TXEP) 11
7. D.J. Vinson (ALBIRM) 10
  Darik Dillard (RICE) 10
9. Shane Tucker (MIDTN) 8
10. Reggie Whatley (MIDTN) 7
  Steward Butler (MARSH) 7
  Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 7

Receiving Yards

1. Tommy Shuler (MARSH) 953
2. Antonio Vaughan (OD) 927
3. Carlos Harris (NTX) 863
4. Trent Taylor (LATECH) 814
5. Jordan Taylor (RICE) 781
6. Zach Pascal (OD) 743
7. Taywan Taylor (WKY) 739
8. Jared Dangerfield (WKY) 738
9. Jonnu Smith (FLINT) 710
10. Lucky Whitehead (FLATL) 706

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Ian Hamilton (TXEP) 21.7
2. Glen Coleman (FLINT) 20.3
3. Carlos Henderson (LATECH) 19.0
4. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 18.7
5. Mario Hull (RICE) 18.6
6. Antonio Vaughan (OD) 17.2
7. Taywan Taylor (WKY) 16.8
8. Jordan Taylor (RICE) 15.9
9. Mitchell Henry (WKY) 15.2
10. Michael Thomas (SMS) 14.4

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 315
2. Leon Allen (WKY) 305
3. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 266
4. Jawon Davis (RICE) 245
5. Aaron Jones (TXEP) 244
6. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 197
7. D.J. Vinson (ALBIRM) 181
8. David Glasco II (TXSA) 155
9. Reggie Pegram (NTX) 153
10. Ray Lawry (OD) 152

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Leon Allen (WKY) 1921
2. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 1757
3. Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 1659
4. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 1542
5. Aaron Jones (TXEP) 1517
6. Ray Lawry (OD) 1102
7. Jawon Davis (RICE) 1018
8. Carlos Harris (NTX) 955
9. Tommy Shuler (MARSH) 953
10. Antonio Vaughan (OD) 937

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Kenneth Dixon (LATECH) 26
2. Devon Johnson (MARSH) 18
3. Ray Lawry (OD) 16
4. Leon Allen (WKY) 15
5. Jordan Howard (ALBIRM) 14
  Aaron Jones (TXEP) 14
7. Shane Tucker (MIDTN) 12
  Antonio Vaughan (OD) 12
9. Darik Dillard (RICE) 11
10. D.J. Vinson (ALBIRM) 10
  Jared Dangerfield (WKY) 10

Total Plays

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 547
2. Taylor Heinicke (OD) 535
3. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 498
4. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 470
5. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 445
6. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 435
7. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 415
8. Nick Mullens (SMS) 414
9. Alex McGough (FLINT) 371
10. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 364

Total Yards

1. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 4288
2. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 4079
3. Taylor Heinicke (OD) 3615
4. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 3245
5. Driphus Jackson (RICE) 2884
6. Austin Grammer (MIDTN) 2749
7. Jaquez Johnson (FLATL) 2728
8. Nick Mullens (SMS) 2509
9. Cody Clements (ALBIRM) 2381
10. Jameill Showers (TXEP) 2020

Total Yards Per Play

1. Rakeem Cato (MARSH) 8.2
2. Brandon Doughty (WKY) 7.8
3. Cody Sokol (LATECH) 6.9
4. Taylor Heinicke (OD) 6.8

Field Goal Attempts

1. Corey Acosta (SMS) 25
2. Austin Taylor (FLINT) 21
  Sean Ianno (TXSA) 21
4. Garrett Schwettman (WKY) 20
  Greg Joseph (FLATL) 20
  Justin Haig (MARSH) 20
7. Ty Long (ALBIRM) 17
  Jonathan Barnes (LATECH) 17
  Trevor Moore (NTX) 17
10. Cody Clark (MIDTN) 15

Field Goals Made

1. Corey Acosta (SMS) 19
2. Sean Ianno (TXSA) 17
3. Justin Haig (MARSH) 16
  Garrett Schwettman (WKY) 16
5. Austin Taylor (FLINT) 15
  Trevor Moore (NTX) 15
7. Greg Joseph (FLATL) 14
8. Ty Long (ALBIRM) 13
9. Jonathan Barnes (LATECH) 12
10. Jay Mattox (TXEP) 11

Field Goal Percentage

1. Trevor Moore (NTX) 88.2
2. Sean Ianno (TXSA) 81.0
3. Justin Haig (MARSH) 80.0
  Garrett Schwettman (WKY) 80.0
5. Jay Mattox (TXEP) 78.6
6. Ty Long (ALBIRM) 76.5
7. Corey Acosta (SMS) 76.0
8. Austin Taylor (FLINT) 71.4
9. Jonathan Barnes (LATECH) 70.6
10. Greg Joseph (FLATL) 70.0

Punting Yards

1. Kristian Stern (TXSA) 3422
2. Tyler Sarrazin (SMS) 2608
3. Hunter Mullins (ALBIRM) 2570
4. James Farrimond (RICE) 2529
5. Jose Laphitzondo (FLINT) 2400
6. Dalton Schomp (FLATL) 2272
7. Logan McPherson (LATECH) 2114
8. Eric Keena (NTX) 1873
9. Tyler Williams (MARSH) 1748
10. Joseph Occhipinti (WKY) 1733

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Dalton Schomp (FLATL) 45.4
2. Tyler Williams (MARSH) 44.8
3. Eric Keena (NTX) 44.6
4. Hunter Mullins (ALBIRM) 43.6
5. James Farrimond (RICE) 42.1
6. Jay Mattox (TXEP) 41.7
7. Blake Macek (NTX) 41.4
8. Kristian Stern (TXSA) 41.2
9. Jose Laphitzondo (FLINT) 40.7
10. Zachary Lopez (MIDTN) 39.6

Punt Return Yards

1. Richard Leonard (FLINT) 309
2. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 284
3. Lucky Whitehead (FLATL) 279
4. Darvin Kidsy (NTX) 233
5. Tommy Shuler (MARSH) 227
6. Trent Taylor (LATECH) 168
7. Ed'Marques Batties (MIDTN) 129
  Damian Payne (TXEP) 129
9. Kenny Harrison (TXSA) 118
10. Antonio Vaughan (OD) 112

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Richard Leonard (FLINT) 23.8
2. Lucky Whitehead (FLATL) 15.5
3. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 11.4
4. Darvin Kidsy (NTX) 10.1
5. Tommy Shuler (MARSH) 9.5
6. Antonio Vaughan (OD) 9.3
7. Ed'Marques Batties (MIDTN) 8.6
8. Trent Taylor (LATECH) 8.0
9. Damian Payne (TXEP) 5.6
10. Kenny Harrison (TXSA) 4.9

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 843
2. Deandre Reaves (MARSH) 838
3. Carlos Henderson (LATECH) 750
4. Autrey Golden (TXEP) 726
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. Cam Boyd (OD) 478

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Jamarcus Nelson (ALBIRM) 38.3
2. Deandre Reaves (MARSH) 27.0
3. D'Joun Smith (FLATL) 26.3
4. Carlos Henderson (LATECH) 25.9
5. Richard Leonard (FLINT) 25.7
6. Reggie Whatley (MIDTN) 25.6
7. Lucky Whitehead (FLATL) 24.6
8. Autrey Golden (TXEP) 24.2
9. Michael Thomas (SMS) 24.0
10. Carlos Harris (NTX) 23.6

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

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

Solo Tackles

1. Derek Akunne (NTX) 65
2. Kentrell Brice (LATECH) 59
3. Jaylon Finner (RICE) 50
4. Fellonte Misher (OD) 48
  D.J. Simon (OD) 48
  Jake Ganus (ALBIRM) 48
7. Triston Wade (TXSA) 47
8. Darryl Roberts (MARSH) 43
  Xavier Woods (LATECH) 43
10. Wesley Miller (TXEP) 42

Assisted Tackles

1. Neville Hewitt (MARSH) 75
2. Jermaine Holmes (MARSH) 59
3. Jens Jeters (TXSA) 51
4. D.J. Hunter (MARSH) 50
5. Martez Simpson (OD) 48
6. Taj Letman (MARSH) 46
7. Derek Akunne (NTX) 43
8. D.J. Simon (OD) 40
9. Triston Wade (TXSA) 39
10. Robert Singletary (TXSA) 36

Total Tackles

1. Neville Hewitt (MARSH) 114
2. Derek Akunne (NTX) 108
3. Jermaine Holmes (MARSH) 95
4. D.J. Simon (OD) 88
5. Triston Wade (TXSA) 86
6. Jens Jeters (TXSA) 85
7. Taj Letman (MARSH) 83
8. Kentrell Brice (LATECH) 82
9. Fellonte Misher (OD) 78
10. D.J. Hunter (MARSH) 75

Interception Return Yards

1. Xavier Woods (LATECH) 161
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
  Richard Leonard (FLINT) 2