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2000 Mountain West Conference Leaders

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Record: 46-48, .489 W-L% (8th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -2.00 (8th of 12) ▪ SOS: -1.53 (7th of 12)

Conference Champion: Colorado State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Colorado State)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Matt Newton (COST) 198
2. Jay Stoner (WY) 171
3. Lon Sheriff (SDGST) 155
4. Charlie Peterson (BYU) 149
5. Mike Thiessen (AF) 112
6. Rudy Caamano (NM) 107
7. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 106
8. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 93
9. Bret Engemann (BYU) 72
10. Brandon Doman (BYU) 51
11. Lance Rice (UT) 42
12. Jack Hawley (SDGST) 39
13. Casey Bramlet (WY) 24
14. Jason Vaughan (NVLV) 22
15. T.D. Croshaw (UT) 17
16. D.J. Busch (COST) 11
  Jeremy Denson (NM) 11
18. Brandon Neill (WY) 8
19. Matt Swanson (WY) 6
20. Keith Boyea (AF) 3

Pass Attempts

1. Matt Newton (COST) 334
2. Lon Sheriff (SDGST) 290
3. Jay Stoner (WY) 275
4. Charlie Peterson (BYU) 260
5. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 201
6. Mike Thiessen (AF) 195
7. Rudy Caamano (NM) 192
8. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 169
9. Bret Engemann (BYU) 134
10. Brandon Doman (BYU) 92
11. Lance Rice (UT) 86
  Jack Hawley (SDGST) 86
13. Casey Bramlet (WY) 57
14. T.D. Croshaw (UT) 56
15. Jason Vaughan (NVLV) 43
16. Jeremy Denson (NM) 32
17. Brandon Neill (WY) 21
18. D.J. Busch (COST) 18
19. Matt Swanson (WY) 12
20. Keith Boyea (AF) 8

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Jay Stoner (WY) 62.2
2. Matt Newton (COST) 59.3
3. Mike Thiessen (AF) 57.4
4. Charlie Peterson (BYU) 57.3
5. Rudy Caamano (NM) 55.7
6. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 55.0
7. Lon Sheriff (SDGST) 53.4
8. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 52.7

Passing Yards

1. Matt Newton (COST) 2609
2. Lon Sheriff (SDGST) 2163
3. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 1708
4. Mike Thiessen (AF) 1687
5. Charlie Peterson (BYU) 1617
6. Jay Stoner (WY) 1552
7. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 1375
8. Rudy Caamano (NM) 1270
9. Bret Engemann (BYU) 896
10. Brandon Doman (BYU) 782
11. Lance Rice (UT) 625
12. Jack Hawley (SDGST) 338
13. Casey Bramlet (WY) 288
14. T.D. Croshaw (UT) 243
15. Jason Vaughan (NVLV) 170
16. Matt Swanson (WY) 106
17. Jeremy Denson (NM) 105
18. D.J. Busch (COST) 104
19. Brandon Neill (WY) 92
20. Derek Armah (WY) 53

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Thiessen (AF) 8.7
2. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 8.5
3. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 8.1
4. Matt Newton (COST) 7.8
5. Lon Sheriff (SDGST) 7.5
6. Rudy Caamano (NM) 6.6
7. Charlie Peterson (BYU) 6.2
8. Jay Stoner (WY) 5.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Thiessen (AF) 8.8
2. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 7.9
3. Matt Newton (COST) 7.3
4. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 6.8
5. Lon Sheriff (SDGST) 6.2
6. Rudy Caamano (NM) 6.1
7. Charlie Peterson (BYU) 5.8
8. Jay Stoner (WY) 4.4

Passing Touchdowns

1. Matt Newton (COST) 20
2. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 14
3. Mike Thiessen (AF) 13
4. Rudy Caamano (NM) 11
5. Jay Stoner (WY) 10
6. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 7
7. Lon Sheriff (SDGST) 6
  Charlie Peterson (BYU) 6
9. Lance Rice (UT) 4
10. Bret Engemann (BYU) 3
11. Brandon Doman (BYU) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Matt Newton (COST) 13
2. Jay Stoner (WY) 12
3. Lon Sheriff (SDGST) 11
4. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 9
5. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 8
6. Rudy Caamano (NM) 7
7. Bret Engemann (BYU) 6
8. Mike Thiessen (AF) 5
  Charlie Peterson (BYU) 5
10. Brandon Doman (BYU) 4
11. Brandon Neill (WY) 3
  Lance Rice (UT) 3
13. Jeremy Denson (NM) 2
  T.D. Croshaw (UT) 2
  Jack Hawley (SDGST) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Mike Thiessen (AF) 147.0
2. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 138.1
3. Matt Newton (COST) 136.9
4. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 127.6
5. Rudy Caamano (NM) 122.9
6. Lon Sheriff (SDGST) 115.3
7. Charlie Peterson (BYU) 113.3
8. Jay Stoner (WY) 112.9

Rush Attempts

1. Holmon Wiggins (NM) 180
2. Mike Thiessen (AF) 179
3. Jeremi Rudolph (NVLV) 178
4. Adam Tate (UT) 160
5. Cecil Sapp (COST) 151
6. Derek Armah (WY) 149
7. Kevin Brown (NVLV) 148
8. Larry Ned (SDGST) 139
9. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 138
  Jarrod Baxter (NM) 138
11. Rahsaan Sanders (COST) 131
12. Luke Staley (BYU) 130
13. Nate Scott (WY) 110
14. Rudy Caamano (NM) 109
15. Nathan Beard (AF) 108
16. Brian McDonald (BYU) 101
17. Scott Becker (AF) 90
18. Dameon Hunter (UT) 89
19. Qualario Brown (AF) 84
20. Scott McKay (AF) 80

Rushing Yards

1. Jeremi Rudolph (NVLV) 1005
2. Cecil Sapp (COST) 841
3. Kevin Brown (NVLV) 798
4. Holmon Wiggins (NM) 727
5. Mike Thiessen (AF) 713
6. Adam Tate (UT) 660
7. Nate Scott (WY) 645
8. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 599
9. Jarrod Baxter (NM) 559
10. Nathan Beard (AF) 546
11. Rahsaan Sanders (COST) 524
12. Derek Armah (WY) 515
13. Qualario Brown (AF) 483
14. Luke Staley (BYU) 479
15. Scott McKay (AF) 472
16. Brian McDonald (BYU) 464
17. Scott Becker (AF) 444
18. Larry Ned (SDGST) 357
19. Dameon Hunter (UT) 339
20. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 285

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Scott McKay (AF) 5.9
2. Nate Scott (WY) 5.9
3. Qualario Brown (AF) 5.8
4. Jeremi Rudolph (NVLV) 5.6
5. Cecil Sapp (COST) 5.6
6. Kevin Brown (NVLV) 5.4
7. Nathan Beard (AF) 5.1
8. Scott Becker (AF) 4.9
9. Brian McDonald (BYU) 4.6
10. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 4.3
11. Adam Tate (UT) 4.1
12. Jarrod Baxter (NM) 4.1
13. Holmon Wiggins (NM) 4.0
14. Rahsaan Sanders (COST) 4.0
15. Mike Thiessen (AF) 4.0
16. Dameon Hunter (UT) 3.8
17. Luke Staley (BYU) 3.7
18. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 3.6
19. Derek Armah (WY) 3.5
20. Larry Ned (SDGST) 2.6

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 11
2. Mike Thiessen (AF) 10
  Cecil Sapp (COST) 10
4. Jeremi Rudolph (NVLV) 9
5. Nathan Beard (AF) 8
  Brian McDonald (BYU) 8
7. Luke Staley (BYU) 7
  Adam Tate (UT) 7
9. Larry Ned (SDGST) 6
10. Nate Scott (WY) 5
  Holmon Wiggins (NM) 5
12. Qualario Brown (AF) 4
  Jarrod Baxter (NM) 4
  Rahsaan Sanders (COST) 4
15. Bert Giovanetti (AF) 3
  Kevin Brown (NVLV) 3
  Brandon Doman (BYU) 3
  Javier Hanson (NM) 3
  Scott McKay (AF) 3
20. Ted Iacenda (NM) 2
  Duan Ruff (COST) 2
  Scott Becker (AF) 2
  Marcus Whalen (BYU) 2
  Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 2
  Jason Van (SDGST) 2

Receptions

1. Nate Turner (NVLV) 66
2. Ryan McGuffey (WY) 63
3. J.R. Tolver (SDGST) 62
  Greg Tolver (SDGST) 62
5. Margin Hooks (BYU) 61
6. Ryan Fleming (AF) 52
7. Pete Rebstock (COST) 46
8. Malcom Floyd (WY) 43
9. Frank Rice (COST) 40
10. Jonathan Pittman (BYU) 38
11. Cliff Russell (UT) 37
12. Steve Smith (UT) 35
13. Derrick Lewis (SDGST) 31
  Chris Christensen (UT) 31
  Joey Cuppari (COST) 31
16. Brock Ralph (WY) 30
17. Ted Iacenda (NM) 28
  Luke Staley (BYU) 28
19. Troy Mason (NVLV) 27
20. Ben Horton (BYU) 23
  Cory Woolstenhulme (COST) 23
  Kalani Sitake (BYU) 23

Receiving Yards

1. Nate Turner (NVLV) 947
2. Ryan Fleming (AF) 930
3. J.R. Tolver (SDGST) 808
  Greg Tolver (SDGST) 808
5. Derrick Lewis (SDGST) 782
6. Pete Rebstock (COST) 768
7. Steve Smith (UT) 743
8. Margin Hooks (BYU) 718
9. Ryan McGuffey (WY) 696
10. Jonathan Pittman (BYU) 691
11. Frank Rice (COST) 541
12. Cliff Russell (UT) 517
13. Troy Mason (NVLV) 492
14. Joey Cuppari (COST) 438
15. Chris Christensen (UT) 428
16. Brock Ralph (WY) 425
17. Malcom Floyd (WY) 360
18. Will Layne (COST) 332
19. Luke Staley (BYU) 327
20. Tevita Ofahengaue (BYU) 305

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Derrick Lewis (SDGST) 25.2
2. Steve Smith (UT) 21.2
3. Troy Mason (NVLV) 18.2
4. Jonathan Pittman (BYU) 18.2
5. Ryan Fleming (AF) 17.9
6. Pete Rebstock (COST) 16.7
7. Will Layne (COST) 15.1
8. Nate Turner (NVLV) 14.3
9. Brock Ralph (WY) 14.2
10. Joey Cuppari (COST) 14.1
11. Cliff Russell (UT) 14.0
12. Chris Christensen (UT) 13.8
13. Frank Rice (COST) 13.5
14. Greg Tolver (SDGST) 13.0
  J.R. Tolver (SDGST) 13.0
16. Ben Horton (BYU) 12.1
17. Margin Hooks (BYU) 11.8
18. Luke Staley (BYU) 11.7
19. Ryan McGuffey (WY) 11.0
20. Brett Ralph (WY) 10.7

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Nate Turner (NVLV) 10
2. Pete Rebstock (COST) 6
3. Jonathan Pittman (BYU) 5
  Joey Cuppari (COST) 5
  Ryan Fleming (AF) 5
6. Ryan McGuffey (WY) 4
  Steve Smith (UT) 4
8. Frank Rice (COST) 3
  Mike Rigell (BYU) 3
  Brock Ralph (WY) 3
  Chris Jessop (AF) 3
  Jose Ochoa (COST) 3
  Derrick Lewis (SDGST) 3
  Bobby Nero (NVLV) 3
  Cliff Russell (UT) 3
16. Ted Iacenda (NM) 2
  Brett Ralph (WY) 2
  Larry Davis (NM) 2
  Matt Nickel (UT) 2
  Qualario Brown (AF) 2
  Margin Hooks (BYU) 2
  Jonathan Burrough (NM) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Holmon Wiggins (NM) 188
2. Jeremi Rudolph (NVLV) 184
3. Mike Thiessen (AF) 179
4. Adam Tate (UT) 165
5. Luke Staley (BYU) 158
6. Derek Armah (WY) 157
7. Cecil Sapp (COST) 154
8. Kevin Brown (NVLV) 149
9. Larry Ned (SDGST) 145
10. Jarrod Baxter (NM) 139
11. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 138
12. Rahsaan Sanders (COST) 136
13. Nate Scott (WY) 124
14. Brian McDonald (BYU) 116
15. Rudy Caamano (NM) 110
16. Nathan Beard (AF) 109
17. Scott Becker (AF) 95
18. Qualario Brown (AF) 92
19. Scott McKay (AF) 91
20. Dameon Hunter (UT) 90

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Jeremi Rudolph (NVLV) 1049
2. Nate Turner (NVLV) 947
3. Ryan Fleming (AF) 930
4. Cecil Sapp (COST) 888
5. Greg Tolver (SDGST) 808
  J.R. Tolver (SDGST) 808
7. Luke Staley (BYU) 806
8. Derrick Lewis (SDGST) 802
9. Kevin Brown (NVLV) 801
10. Holmon Wiggins (NM) 780
11. Steve Smith (UT) 774
12. Pete Rebstock (COST) 762
13. Nate Scott (WY) 758
14. Adam Tate (UT) 714
15. Mike Thiessen (AF) 713
16. Margin Hooks (BYU) 709
17. Ryan McGuffey (WY) 696
18. Jonathan Pittman (BYU) 691
19. Scott McKay (AF) 653
20. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 599

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 11
  Cecil Sapp (COST) 11
3. Mike Thiessen (AF) 10
  Nate Turner (NVLV) 10
5. Jeremi Rudolph (NVLV) 9
6. Brian McDonald (BYU) 8
  Nathan Beard (AF) 8
8. Luke Staley (BYU) 7
  Adam Tate (UT) 7
10. Qualario Brown (AF) 6
  Nate Scott (WY) 6
  Holmon Wiggins (NM) 6
  Larry Ned (SDGST) 6
  Pete Rebstock (COST) 6
15. Ryan Fleming (AF) 5
  Joey Cuppari (COST) 5
  Jonathan Pittman (BYU) 5
18. Jarrod Baxter (NM) 4
  Ted Iacenda (NM) 4
  Scott McKay (AF) 4
  Javier Hanson (NM) 4
  Steve Smith (UT) 4
  Ryan McGuffey (WY) 4
  Rahsaan Sanders (COST) 4

Total Plays

1. Mike Thiessen (AF) 374
2. Matt Newton (COST) 373
3. Lon Sheriff (SDGST) 344
4. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 339
5. Jay Stoner (WY) 328
6. Rudy Caamano (NM) 301
7. Charlie Peterson (BYU) 298
8. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 248
9. Holmon Wiggins (NM) 181
10. Jeremi Rudolph (NVLV) 178
11. Adam Tate (UT) 160
12. Bret Engemann (BYU) 154
13. Cecil Sapp (COST) 152
14. Derek Armah (WY) 150
15. Kevin Brown (NVLV) 148
16. Larry Ned (SDGST) 139
17. Jarrod Baxter (NM) 138
18. Rahsaan Sanders (COST) 131
19. Luke Staley (BYU) 130
20. Brandon Doman (BYU) 125

Total Yards

1. Matt Newton (COST) 2458
2. Mike Thiessen (AF) 2400
3. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 2307
4. Lon Sheriff (SDGST) 2001
5. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 1660
6. Charlie Peterson (BYU) 1539
7. Jay Stoner (WY) 1377
8. Rudy Caamano (NM) 1356
9. Jeremi Rudolph (NVLV) 1005
10. Brandon Doman (BYU) 911
11. Cecil Sapp (COST) 841
12. Kevin Brown (NVLV) 798
13. Bret Engemann (BYU) 795
14. Holmon Wiggins (NM) 727
15. Adam Tate (UT) 660
16. Nate Scott (WY) 645
17. Lance Rice (UT) 624
18. Derek Armah (WY) 568
19. Jarrod Baxter (NM) 559
20. Nathan Beard (AF) 546

Total Touchdowns

1. Jason Thomas (NVLV) 25
2. Mike Thiessen (AF) 23
3. Matt Newton (COST) 20
4. Rudy Caamano (NM) 12
5. Jay Stoner (WY) 10
  Cecil Sapp (COST) 10
7. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 9
  Jeremi Rudolph (NVLV) 9
9. Nathan Beard (AF) 8
  Brian McDonald (BYU) 8
11. Charlie Peterson (BYU) 7
  Luke Staley (BYU) 7
  Adam Tate (UT) 7
  Lon Sheriff (SDGST) 7
15. Larry Ned (SDGST) 6
16. Holmon Wiggins (NM) 5
  Brandon Doman (BYU) 5
  Nate Scott (WY) 5
19. Qualario Brown (AF) 4
  Jarrod Baxter (NM) 4
  Rahsaan Sanders (COST) 4
  Lance Rice (UT) 4

Points

1. Greg Tolver (SDGST) 6
  Mike Barnett (NM) 6
3. Scott Parkhurst (NVLV) 2

Extra Point Attempts

1. C.W. Hurst (COST) 43
2. Dave Adams (AF) 39
3. Owen Pochman (BYU) 29
4. Vladimir Borombozin (NM) 25
5. Ryan Kaneshiro (UT) 22
6. Dillon Pieffer (NVLV) 20
7. Nate Tandberg (SDGST) 18
  Ray Cheetany (NVLV) 18
9. Aaron Elling (WY) 16
10. Golden Whetman (UT) 8
11. Brooks Walters (AF) 2

Extra Points Made

1. C.W. Hurst (COST) 39
2. Dave Adams (AF) 37
3. Owen Pochman (BYU) 29
4. Ryan Kaneshiro (UT) 22
5. Vladimir Borombozin (NM) 21
6. Dillon Pieffer (NVLV) 19
7. Nate Tandberg (SDGST) 18
8. Aaron Elling (WY) 16
9. Ray Cheetany (NVLV) 13
10. Golden Whetman (UT) 8
11. Brooks Walters (AF) 2

Field Goal Attempts

1. Owen Pochman (BYU) 24
  Dave Adams (AF) 24
3. Nate Tandberg (SDGST) 19
4. C.W. Hurst (COST) 17
5. Vladimir Borombozin (NM) 15
6. Aaron Elling (WY) 14
7. Golden Whetman (UT) 11
8. Ryan Kaneshiro (UT) 8
9. Dillon Pieffer (NVLV) 7
  Ray Cheetany (NVLV) 7

Field Goals Made

1. Owen Pochman (BYU) 19
  Dave Adams (AF) 19
3. Nate Tandberg (SDGST) 12
4. Aaron Elling (WY) 10
  Vladimir Borombozin (NM) 10
  C.W. Hurst (COST) 10
7. Ryan Kaneshiro (UT) 6
  Dillon Pieffer (NVLV) 6
9. Ray Cheetany (NVLV) 5
10. Golden Whetman (UT) 2

Punting Yards

1. Cort Moffitt (NM) 3411
2. Aaron Edmonds (BYU) 2898
3. Ray Cheetany (NVLV) 2646
4. Tom Waring (WY) 2502
5. Golden Whetman (UT) 2432
6. Brian Simnjamovski (SDGST) 2356
  Brian Simnjanovski (SDGST) 2356
8. Dallas Thompson (AF) 2040
9. Joey Huber (COST) 2035
10. Justin Sisco (SDGST) 921
11. Matt Swanson (WY) 352
12. Aaron Elling (WY) 228
13. Jason Rubin (NM) 35
14. Vladimir Borombozin (NM) 32

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Brian Simnjamovski (SDGST) 42.8

Punt Returns

1. Holmon Wiggins (NM) 46
2. Steve Smith (UT) 43
3. Mike Rigell (BYU) 29
4. Sean Pierce (SDGST) 28
  Pete Rebstock (COST) 28
6. Troy Mason (NVLV) 23
7. Scott McKay (AF) 22
8. Ryan McGuffey (WY) 17
9. Dexter Wynn (COST) 7
  Ned Stearns (BYU) 7
  Dallas Davis (COST) 7
12. Derrick Lewis (SDGST) 5
  Andre Dyson (UT) 5
14. Donte Gamble (SDGST) 4
15. Leotis Palmer (AF) 3
16. David Christensen (BYU) 2
  Stephen Persley (NM) 2
  Bobby Nero (NVLV) 2
  Christenson (BYU) 2

Punt Return Yards

1. Pete Rebstock (COST) 469
2. Holmon Wiggins (NM) 392
3. Troy Mason (NVLV) 378
4. Steve Smith (UT) 365
5. Sean Pierce (SDGST) 230
6. Mike Rigell (BYU) 195
7. Dexter Wynn (COST) 159
8. Scott McKay (AF) 151
9. Ryan McGuffey (WY) 135
10. Andre Dyson (UT) 73
11. Derrick Lewis (SDGST) 56
12. Stephen Persley (NM) 51
13. Dallas Davis (COST) 45
14. Ned Stearns (BYU) 40
15. Leotis Palmer (AF) 38
16. Nate Rydalch (NVLV) 29
17. Hans Olsen (BYU) 20
18. Larry Davis (NM) 18
19. Tony Metters (AF) 16
  David Christensen (BYU) 16
  Christenson (BYU) 16

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Stephen Persley (NM) 2

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Paul Peterson (BYU) 516
2. Dexter Wynn (COST) 382
3. Patrick Dyson (UT) 340
4. Steve Smith (UT) 336
5. Larry Davis (NM) 335
6. Derrick Lewis (SDGST) 296
7. Pete Rebstock (COST) 294
8. Troy Mason (NVLV) 262
9. Travis Short (WY) 256
10. Jeremi Rudolph (NVLV) 212
11. Nate Scott (WY) 200
12. Qualario Brown (AF) 199
13. Brandon Ratcliff (NM) 177
14. James Truvillion (SDGST) 171
15. Ricky Amezaga (AF) 159
16. Mike Rigell (BYU) 143
17. David Christensen (BYU) 133
  Christenson (BYU) 133
19. Leotis Palmer (AF) 132
20. Mark Sheller (WY) 129

Interception Return Yards

1. Andre Dyson (UT) 115
2. Amar Brisco (NVLV) 77
3. Aaron Sprague (COST) 74
4. Corey Nelson (AF) 68
5. Patrick Dyson (UT) 64
6. Justin Gallimore (COST) 63
7. Tyson Smith (BYU) 57
  Ricky Sharpe (SDGST) 57
9. Doug Heald (COST) 48
10. Brian Johnson (NM) 47
  Brian Johnson (NM) 47
12. Rick Crowell (COST) 44
  Kimball Christianson (UT) 44
14. Will Demps (SDGST) 43
15. Kevin Thomas (NVLV) 39
16. Garrett Pavelko (SDGST) 34
17. Rhett Nelson (COST) 28
18. Stephen Persley (NM) 27
19. Randy Black (NVLV) 24
20. Sam Brandon (NVLV) 22

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Andre Dyson (UT) 3