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2006 Mountain West Conference Year Summary

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Record: 55-57, .491 W-L% (8th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -1.10 (7th of 12) ▪ SOS: -1.54 (8th of 12)

Conference Champion: Brigham Young

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Texas Christian)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Brigham Young and Texas Christian)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Brigham Young 11 2 .846 8 0 1.000 36.8 14.7 15.21 -1.33
Texas Christian 11 2 .846 6 2 .750 29.2 12.3 9.27 -3.88
Utah 8 5 .615 5 3 .625 27.9 19.8 3.32 -1.61
Wyoming 6 6 .500 5 3 .625 21.5 22.0 -0.41 -1.33
New Mexico 6 7 .462 4 4 .500 21.8 24.0 -3.75 -2.29
Air Force 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 23.3 25.2 -2.94 0.81
San Diego State 3 9 .250 3 5 .375 14.2 27.1 -11.03 -1.03
Colorado State 4 8 .333 1 7 .125 16.8 21.9 -7.43 -2.34
Nevada-Las Vegas 2 10 .167 1 7 .125 19.8 31.8 -12.14 -0.89

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/5 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
Brigham Young                     25 23 21 20 19 16
Texas Christian 22 23 20 16 17                   25 22

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2006-12-23 Armed Forces Bowl Utah 25 Tulsa 13 Armed Forces Bowl (Fort Worth, TX)
2006-12-23 New Mexico Bowl San Jose State 20 New Mexico 12 New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque, NM)
2006-12-21 Las Vegas Bowl Brigham Young 38 Oregon 8 Las Vegas Bowl (Las Vegas, NV)
2006-12-19 Poinsettia Bowl Texas Christian 37 Northern Illinois 7 Poinsettia Bowl (San Diego, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. John Beck* (Brigham Young) 69.3
2. Jeff Ballard* (Texas Christian) 61.9
3. Caleb Hanie (Colorado State) 61.1
4. Karsten Sween (Wyoming) 60.4
5. Brett Ratliff* (Utah) 58.3
6. Rocky Hinds (Nevada-Las Vegas) 54.0
7. Chris Nelson* (New Mexico) 51.9

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. John Beck* (Brigham Young) 9.3
2. Jeff Ballard* (Texas Christian) 7.8
3. Brett Ratliff* (Utah) 7.2
4. Caleb Hanie (Colorado State) 7.1
5. Chris Nelson* (New Mexico) 6.6
6. Karsten Sween (Wyoming) 6.2
7. Rocky Hinds (Nevada-Las Vegas) 6.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. John Beck* (Brigham Young) 10.0
2. Jeff Ballard* (Texas Christian) 7.9
3. Brett Ratliff* (Utah) 7.3
4. Chris Nelson* (New Mexico) 6.5
5. Caleb Hanie (Colorado State) 6.2
6. Karsten Sween (Wyoming) 5.3
7. Rocky Hinds (Nevada-Las Vegas) 4.8

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. John Beck* (Brigham Young) 169.1
2. Jeff Ballard* (Texas Christian) 138.1
3. Brett Ratliff* (Utah) 133.2
4. Caleb Hanie (Colorado State) 124.3
5. Chris Nelson* (New Mexico) 120.4
6. Karsten Sween (Wyoming) 118.5
7. Rocky Hinds (Nevada-Las Vegas) 104.4

Total Yards Per Play

1. John Beck* (Brigham Young) 8.3
2. Brett Ratliff* (Utah) 6.2

Field Goal Percentage

1. Chris Manfredini* (Texas Christian) 85.7

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Jim Kaylor (Colorado State) 43.7
2. Derek McLaughlin* (Brigham Young) 40.9

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Eric Weddle* (Utah) 2