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1997 Independent Year Summary

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Record: 45-57, .441 W-L% (9th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -7.09 (10th of 11) ▪ SOS: -4.80 (10th of 11)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Notre Dame)
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Louisiana Tech 9 2 .818 33.1 25.5 0.59 -6.96
Navy 7 4 .636 36.2 19.0 2.27 -9.64
Notre Dame 7 6 .538 21.7 20.4 6.62 5.31
Alabama-Birmingham 5 6 .455 20.2 21.6 -11.48 -9.93
Central Florida 5 6 .455 34.0 27.5 3.16 0.25
Louisiana-Monroe 5 7 .417 18.8 26.6 -8.33 -3.08
Army 4 7 .364 20.1 28.3 -12.52 -6.16
Arkansas State 2 9 .182 18.2 35.8 -22.77 -9.77
Louisiana-Lafayette 1 10 .091 16.0 50.3 -21.36 -3.26

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/25 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
Notre Dame 11 11 11 12                            

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1997-12-28 Independence Bowl Louisiana State 27 Notre Dame 9 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Tim Rattay (LATECH) 293
2. Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 238
3. Ron Powlus (NDAME) 182
4. Daniel Jeremiah (LAMON) 120
5. Lee Jolly (ALBIRM) 108
6. Cleo Lemon (ARST) 90
7. Lance Domec (LALAF) 72
8. Chris McCoy (NAVY) 69
9. Bo Meeks (LAMON) 56
10. Barton Folse (LALAF) 49
  Jeremie Watkins (ARST) 49

Pass Attempts

1. Tim Rattay (LATECH) 477
2. Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 381
3. Ron Powlus (NDAME) 298
4. Daniel Jeremiah (LAMON) 229
5. Lee Jolly (ALBIRM) 209
6. Cleo Lemon (ARST) 205
7. Lance Domec (LALAF) 143
8. Chris McCoy (NAVY) 135
9. Bo Meeks (LAMON) 107
10. Jeremie Watkins (ARST) 102

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 62.5
2. Tim Rattay (LATECH) 61.4
3. Ron Powlus (NDAME) 61.1
4. Daniel Jeremiah (LAMON) 52.4
5. Lee Jolly (ALBIRM) 51.7
6. Cleo Lemon (ARST) 43.9

Passing Yards

1. Tim Rattay (LATECH) 3881
2. Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 3086
3. Ron Powlus (NDAME) 2078
4. Lee Jolly (ALBIRM) 1530
5. Cleo Lemon (ARST) 1452
6. Daniel Jeremiah (LAMON) 1450
7. Chris McCoy (NAVY) 1203
8. Lance Domec (LALAF) 925
9. Barton Folse (LALAF) 713
10. Jeremie Watkins (ARST) 640

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tim Rattay (LATECH) 8.1
2. Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 8.1
3. Lee Jolly (ALBIRM) 7.3
4. Cleo Lemon (ARST) 7.1
5. Ron Powlus (NDAME) 7.0
6. Daniel Jeremiah (LAMON) 6.3

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tim Rattay (LATECH) 8.6
2. Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 8.2
3. Lee Jolly (ALBIRM) 6.9
4. Ron Powlus (NDAME) 6.5
5. Cleo Lemon (ARST) 5.9
6. Daniel Jeremiah (LAMON) 5.7

Passing Touchdowns

1. Tim Rattay (LATECH) 34
2. Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 25
3. Lee Jolly (ALBIRM) 11
  Chris McCoy (NAVY) 11
5. Daniel Jeremiah (LAMON) 9
  Ron Powlus (NDAME) 9
7. Cleo Lemon (ARST) 6
8. Barton Folse (LALAF) 5
9. Lance Domec (LALAF) 4
  Bo Meeks (LAMON) 4

Passing Interceptions

1. Tim Rattay (LATECH) 10
  Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 10
3. Cleo Lemon (ARST) 8
  Chris McCoy (NAVY) 8
  Lance Domec (LALAF) 8
6. Ron Powlus (NDAME) 7
  Daniel Jeremiah (LAMON) 7
  Lee Jolly (ALBIRM) 7
  Jeremie Watkins (ARST) 7
10. Brian Soignier (LALAF) 6
  Barton Folse (LALAF) 6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Tim Rattay (LATECH) 149.1
2. Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 146.9
3. Ron Powlus (NDAME) 124.9
4. Lee Jolly (ALBIRM) 123.8
5. Daniel Jeremiah (LAMON) 112.4
6. Cleo Lemon (ARST) 105.3

Rush Attempts

1. Autry Denson (NDAME) 264
2. Chris McCoy (NAVY) 246
3. Marquis Williams (LAMON) 231
4. Johnny Goff (ARMY) 173
5. Tim Cannada (NAVY) 160
6. Lucious Foster (ALBIRM) 149
7. Elvis Joseph (LALAF) 139
8. Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 136
9. Mike Grant (CFL) 132
10. Joe Hewitt (ARMY) 123

Rushing Yards

1. Chris McCoy (NAVY) 1370
2. Autry Denson (NDAME) 1268
3. Marquis Williams (LAMON) 977
4. Bobby Ray Tell (LATECH) 800
5. Tim Cannada (NAVY) 792
6. Lucious Foster (ALBIRM) 737
7. Johnny Goff (ARMY) 698
8. Joe Hewitt (ARMY) 577
9. Mike Grant (CFL) 565
10. Ty Amey (ARMY) 534

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bobby Ray Tell (LATECH) 6.8
2. Bobby Williams (ARMY) 5.6
3. Chris McCoy (NAVY) 5.6
4. Rob Lalumondier (ARMY) 5.3
5. Tim Cannada (NAVY) 5.0
6. Lucious Foster (ALBIRM) 4.9
7. Ty Amey (ARMY) 4.8
8. Autry Denson (NDAME) 4.8
9. Joe Hewitt (ARMY) 4.7
10. Clement Stokes (NDAME) 4.6

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Chris McCoy (NAVY) 20
2. Mike Grant (CFL) 12
  Autry Denson (NDAME) 12
4. Marquis Williams (LAMON) 9
  Tim Cannada (NAVY) 9
6. Bobby Ray Tell (LATECH) 7
  Lamont Zachery (ARST) 7
8. Ty Amey (ARMY) 6
  Lucious Foster (ALBIRM) 6
10. Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 5

Receiving Yards

1. Troy Edwards (LATECH) 1707
2. Siaha Burley (CFL) 1106
3. Lennie Johnson (ARST) 862
4. Kevin Drake (ALBIRM) 823
5. Mark Nonsant (CFL) 703
6. Marty Booker (LAMON) 621
7. Malcolm Johnson (NDAME) 596
8. Josh Bradley (LATECH) 555
9. Bobby Brown (NDAME) 543
10. Charles Lee (CFL) 460

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Kevin Drake (ALBIRM) 21.7
2. Lennie Johnson (ARST) 18.7
3. Troy Edwards (LATECH) 16.7
4. Derrick Bridges (LAMON) 16.1
5. Charles Lee (CFL) 15.9
6. Darrius Malone (ALBIRM) 15.5
7. Raki Nelson (NDAME) 14.8
8. Mark Nonsant (CFL) 14.6
9. Franco Smith (LALAF) 14.4
10. Siaha Burley (CFL) 14.4

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Autry Denson (NDAME) 294
2. Chris McCoy (NAVY) 246
3. Marquis Williams (LAMON) 236
4. Johnny Goff (ARMY) 173
5. Lucious Foster (ALBIRM) 163
6. Tim Cannada (NAVY) 161
7. Mike Grant (CFL) 156
8. Bobby Ray Tell (LATECH) 145
9. Elvis Joseph (LALAF) 143
10. Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 136

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Troy Edwards (LATECH) 1897
2. Autry Denson (NDAME) 1443
3. Chris McCoy (NAVY) 1370
4. Siaha Burley (CFL) 1109
5. Bobby Ray Tell (LATECH) 1098
6. Marquis Williams (LAMON) 1010
7. Lennie Johnson (ARST) 893
8. Lucious Foster (ALBIRM) 889
9. Kevin Drake (ALBIRM) 861
10. Tim Cannada (NAVY) 793

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Chris McCoy (NAVY) 20
2. Troy Edwards (LATECH) 16
3. Mike Grant (CFL) 14
4. Autry Denson (NDAME) 13
5. Bobby Ray Tell (LATECH) 10
6. Marquis Williams (LAMON) 9
  Tim Cannada (NAVY) 9
8. Josh Bradley (LATECH) 8
  Lamont Zachery (ARST) 8
10. Kevin Drake (ALBIRM) 7
  Siaha Burley (CFL) 7

Total Plays

1. Tim Rattay (LATECH) 541
2. Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 517
3. Chris McCoy (NAVY) 381
4. Ron Powlus (NDAME) 344
5. Lee Jolly (ALBIRM) 289
6. Daniel Jeremiah (LAMON) 274
7. Autry Denson (NDAME) 264
8. Cleo Lemon (ARST) 262
9. Johnny Goff (ARMY) 259
10. Marquis Williams (LAMON) 231

Total Yards

1. Tim Rattay (LATECH) 3968
2. Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 3524
3. Chris McCoy (NAVY) 2573
4. Ron Powlus (NDAME) 2029
5. Daniel Jeremiah (LAMON) 1546
6. Lee Jolly (ALBIRM) 1538
7. Cleo Lemon (ARST) 1390
8. Autry Denson (NDAME) 1268
9. Johnny Goff (ARMY) 1082
10. Marquis Williams (LAMON) 977

Total Yards Per Play

1. Tim Rattay (LATECH) 7.3
2. Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 6.8

Total Touchdowns

1. Tim Rattay (LATECH) 35
2. Chris McCoy (NAVY) 31
3. Daunte Culpepper (CFL) 30
4. Lee Jolly (ALBIRM) 12
  Mike Grant (CFL) 12
  Autry Denson (NDAME) 12
7. Daniel Jeremiah (LAMON) 10
8. Ron Powlus (NDAME) 9
  Marquis Williams (LAMON) 9
  Tim Cannada (NAVY) 9