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2007 Mountain West Conference Year Summary

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Record: 60-53, .531 W-L% (7th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 0.61 (7th of 12) ▪ SOS: -0.29 (7th of 12)

Conference Champion: Brigham Young

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

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 30.1 18.5 11.11 -0.05
Air Force 9 4 .692 6 2 .750 29.9 21.1 5.36 -2.33
New Mexico 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 24.7 19.0 2.49 -2.67
Utah 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 26.2 16.8 7.37 0.53
Texas Christian 8 5 .615 4 4 .500 26.1 18.7 4.45 -1.32
San Diego State 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 25.1 34.4 -6.60 1.98
Wyoming 5 7 .417 2 6 .250 19.4 25.9 -3.51 0.07
Colorado State 3 9 .250 2 6 .250 25.3 30.8 -6.15 0.35
Nevada-Las Vegas 2 10 .167 1 7 .125 18.2 28.6 -9.02 0.82

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/4 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 Final
Brigham Young                         23 21 19 14
Texas Christian 22 19                            

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2007-12-31 Armed Forces Bowl California 42 Air Force 36 Armed Forces Bowl (Fort Worth, TX)
2007-12-28 Texas Bowl Texas Christian 20 Houston 13 Texas Bowl (Houston, TX)
2007-12-22 Las Vegas Bowl Brigham Young 17 UCLA 16 Las Vegas Bowl (Las Vegas, NV)
2007-12-22 New Mexico Bowl New Mexico 23 Nevada 0 New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque, NM)
2007-12-20 Poinsettia Bowl Utah 35 Navy 32 Poinsettia Bowl (San Diego, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Max Hall* (BYU) 298
2. Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 257
3. Donovan Porterie* (NM) 244
4. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 222
5. Karsten Sween (WY) 215
6. Caleb Hanie (COST) 188
7. Brian Johnson* (UT) 181
8. Travis Dixon (NVLV) 159
9. Shaun Carney* (AF) 125
10. Tommy Grady* (UT) 58
  Omar Clayton (NVLV) 58
  Tommy Grady* (UT) 58

Pass Attempts

1. Max Hall* (BYU) 496
2. Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 439
3. Donovan Porterie* (NM) 418
4. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 371
5. Karsten Sween (WY) 359
6. Travis Dixon (NVLV) 299
7. Caleb Hanie (COST) 293
8. Brian Johnson* (UT) 272
9. Shaun Carney* (AF) 201
10. Tommy Grady* (UT) 115
  Tommy Grady* (UT) 115

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Brian Johnson* (UT) 66.5
2. Caleb Hanie (COST) 64.2
3. Shaun Carney* (AF) 62.2
4. Max Hall* (BYU) 60.1
5. Karsten Sween (WY) 59.9
6. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 59.8
7. Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 58.5
8. Donovan Porterie* (NM) 58.4
9. Travis Dixon (NVLV) 53.2

Passing Yards

1. Max Hall* (BYU) 3848
2. Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 3063
3. Donovan Porterie* (NM) 3006
4. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 2459
5. Caleb Hanie (COST) 2455
6. Karsten Sween (WY) 2028
7. Travis Dixon (NVLV) 1873
8. Brian Johnson* (UT) 1847
9. Shaun Carney* (AF) 1491
10. Tommy Grady* (UT) 681
  Tommy Grady* (UT) 681

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Caleb Hanie (COST) 8.4
2. Max Hall* (BYU) 7.8
3. Shaun Carney* (AF) 7.4
4. Donovan Porterie* (NM) 7.2
5. Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 7.0
6. Brian Johnson* (UT) 6.8
7. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 6.6
8. Travis Dixon (NVLV) 6.3
9. Karsten Sween (WY) 5.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Max Hall* (BYU) 7.7
2. Caleb Hanie (COST) 7.3
3. Shaun Carney* (AF) 7.2
4. Donovan Porterie* (NM) 6.9
5. Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 6.8
6. Brian Johnson* (UT) 5.9
7. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 5.8
8. Travis Dixon (NVLV) 5.6
9. Karsten Sween (WY) 4.2

Passing Touchdowns

1. Max Hall* (BYU) 26
2. Caleb Hanie (COST) 18
3. Donovan Porterie* (NM) 15
  Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 15
5. Karsten Sween (WY) 12
6. Brian Johnson* (UT) 11
7. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 10
8. Shaun Carney* (AF) 9
9. Travis Dixon (NVLV) 8
10. Tommy Grady* (UT) 4
  Omar Clayton (NVLV) 4
  Tommy Grady* (UT) 4

Passing Interceptions

1. Karsten Sween (WY) 17
2. Caleb Hanie (COST) 15
3. Max Hall* (BYU) 12
4. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 11
5. Brian Johnson* (UT) 10
6. Donovan Porterie* (NM) 9
7. Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 8
  Travis Dixon (NVLV) 8
9. Shaun Carney* (AF) 5
  Omar Clayton (NVLV) 5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Caleb Hanie (COST) 144.6
2. Max Hall* (BYU) 137.7
3. Shaun Carney* (AF) 134.3
4. Brian Johnson* (UT) 129.6
5. Donovan Porterie* (NM) 126.3
6. Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 124.8
7. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 118.5
8. Travis Dixon (NVLV) 109.3
9. Karsten Sween (WY) 108.9

Rush Attempts

1. Rodney Ferguson* (NM) 292
2. Darrell Mack* (UT) 253
3. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 244
4. Chad Hall* (AF) 230
5. Frank Summers (NVLV) 202
6. Devin Moore (WY) 198
7. Gartrell Johnson III (COST) 181
  Gartrell Johnson (COST) 181
9. Kyle Bell (COST) 180
10. Wynel Seldon (WY) 148

Rushing Yards

1. Chad Hall* (AF) 1478
2. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 1227
3. Darrell Mack* (UT) 1204
4. Rodney Ferguson* (NM) 1177
5. Devin Moore (WY) 965
6. Gartrell Johnson (COST) 957
  Gartrell Johnson III (COST) 957
8. Frank Summers (NVLV) 928
9. Kyle Bell (COST) 691
10. Jim Ollis* (AF) 682

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jim Ollis* (AF) 6.4
2. Chad Hall* (AF) 6.4
3. Gartrell Johnson (COST) 5.3
  Gartrell Johnson III (COST) 5.3
5. Joseph Turner* (TXX) 5.2
6. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 5.0
7. Devin Moore (WY) 4.9
8. Darrell Mack* (UT) 4.8
9. Shaun Carney* (AF) 4.7
10. Aaron Brown* (TXX) 4.6

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Chad Hall* (AF) 15
2. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 13
  Rodney Ferguson* (NM) 13
4. Darrell Mack* (UT) 12
5. Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 11
6. Wynel Seldon (WY) 8
  Manase Tonga* (BYU) 8
8. Gartrell Johnson (COST) 6
  Frank Summers (NVLV) 6
  Joseph Turner* (TXX) 6
  Jim Ollis* (AF) 6
  Gartrell Johnson III (COST) 6
  Shaun Carney* (AF) 6

Receptions

1. Marcus Smith* (NM) 91
2. Travis Brown* (NM) 76
3. Ryan Wolfe (NVLV) 66
4. Dennis Pitta* (BYU) 59
5. Brett Swain (SDGST) 58
6. Derrek Richards* (UT) 57
7. Austin Collie* (BYU) 56
8. Casey Flair (NVLV) 54
9. Chad Hall* (AF) 50
  Bradon Godfrey* (UT) 50

Receiving Yards

1. Marcus Smith* (NM) 1125
2. Travis Brown* (NM) 1031
3. Brett Swain (SDGST) 973
4. Austin Collie* (BYU) 946
5. Dennis Pitta* (BYU) 813
6. Ryan Wolfe (NVLV) 784
7. Damon Morton (COST) 774
8. Chaz Schilens (SDGST) 679
9. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 655
10. Derrek Richards* (UT) 635

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Chaz Schilens (SDGST) 19.4
2. Damon Morton (COST) 19.4
3. Austin Collie* (BYU) 16.9
4. Brett Swain (SDGST) 16.8
5. Travis Dekker* (AF) 15.3
6. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 14.9
7. Johnny Walker (COST) 14.6
8. Luke Roberts (COST) 14.2
9. Dennis Pitta* (BYU) 13.8
10. Mark Root* (AF) 13.8

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Austin Collie* (BYU) 7
2. Travis Brown* (NM) 6
  Damon Morton (COST) 6
4. Brett Swain (SDGST) 5
  Dennis Pitta* (BYU) 5
6. Frank Summers (NVLV) 4
  Harvey Unga* (BYU) 4
  Michael Reed* (BYU) 4
  Ervin Dickerson* (TXX) 4
  Marcus Smith* (NM) 4

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Rodney Ferguson* (NM) 310
2. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 288
3. Chad Hall* (AF) 280
4. Darrell Mack* (UT) 274
5. Frank Summers (NVLV) 225
6. Devin Moore (WY) 222
7. Gartrell Johnson III (COST) 193
  Gartrell Johnson (COST) 193
9. Kyle Bell (COST) 190
10. Wynel Seldon (WY) 175

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Chad Hall* (AF) 2002
2. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 1882
3. Rodney Ferguson* (NM) 1441
4. Darrell Mack* (UT) 1348
5. Frank Summers (NVLV) 1180
6. Marcus Smith* (NM) 1156
7. Devin Moore (WY) 1126
8. Travis Brown* (NM) 1065
9. Gartrell Johnson III (COST) 1060
  Gartrell Johnson (COST) 1060

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 17
2. Chad Hall* (AF) 16
3. Darrell Mack* (UT) 15
4. Rodney Ferguson* (NM) 14
5. Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 11
6. Frank Summers (NVLV) 10
7. Manase Tonga* (BYU) 8
  Wynel Seldon (WY) 8
  Gartrell Johnson III (COST) 8
  Gartrell Johnson (COST) 8

Total Plays

1. Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 574
2. Max Hall* (BYU) 548
3. Donovan Porterie* (NM) 476
4. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 469
5. Travis Dixon (NVLV) 431
6. Karsten Sween (WY) 428
7. Caleb Hanie (COST) 385
8. Brian Johnson* (UT) 357
9. Shaun Carney* (AF) 336
10. Rodney Ferguson* (NM) 293

Total Yards

1. Max Hall* (BYU) 3862
2. Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 3471
3. Donovan Porterie* (NM) 2972
4. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 2691
5. Caleb Hanie (COST) 2461
6. Travis Dixon (NVLV) 2197
7. Shaun Carney* (AF) 2128
8. Brian Johnson* (UT) 1997
9. Karsten Sween (WY) 1907
10. Chad Hall* (AF) 1478

Total Yards Per Play

1. Max Hall* (BYU) 7.0
2. Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 6.0

Total Touchdowns

1. Max Hall* (BYU) 27
2. Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 26
3. Caleb Hanie (COST) 20
4. Chad Hall* (AF) 15
  Shaun Carney* (AF) 15
  Donovan Porterie* (NM) 15
  Andy Dalton* (TXX) 15
8. Rodney Ferguson* (NM) 13
  Brian Johnson* (UT) 13
  Harvey Unga* (BYU) 13

Touchdowns

1. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 17
2. Chad Hall* (AF) 16
3. Darrell Mack* (UT) 15
4. Rodney Ferguson* (NM) 14
5. Kevin O'Connell (SDGST) 11
6. Frank Summers (NVLV) 10
7. Wynel Seldon (WY) 8
  Manase Tonga* (BYU) 8
  Gartrell Johnson III (COST) 8
  Gartrell Johnson (COST) 8

Points

1. Chris Manfredini* (TXX) 103
2. Gartrell Johnson III (COST) 48
3. Koa Misi* (UT) 6
  Matt Rupp (COST) 6
  John Rabold* (AF) 6

Extra Point Attempts

1. Ryan Harrison* (AF) 46
2. Mitch Payne* (BYU) 45
3. Louie Sakoda* (UT) 40
4. Chris Manfredini* (TXX) 37
  Chris Manfredini* (TXX) 37
6. Garrett Palmer (SDGST) 36
7. Jason Smith (COST) 33
8. John Sullivan* (NM) 31
9. Billy Vinnedge (WY) 24
10. Sergio Aguayo (NVLV) 22

Extra Points Made

1. Ryan Harrison* (AF) 44
2. Mitch Payne* (BYU) 43
3. Louie Sakoda* (UT) 38
4. Chris Manfredini* (TXX) 37
  Chris Manfredini* (TXX) 37
6. Garrett Palmer (SDGST) 34
7. Jason Smith (COST) 33
8. John Sullivan* (NM) 30
9. Billy Vinnedge (WY) 22
10. Sergio Aguayo (NVLV) 21

Field Goal Attempts

1. John Sullivan* (NM) 35
2. Chris Manfredini* (TXX) 27
  Chris Manfredini* (TXX) 27
  Ryan Harrison* (AF) 27
5. Louie Sakoda* (UT) 22
  Sergio Aguayo (NVLV) 22
7. Jason Smith (COST) 20
8. Billy Vinnedge (WY) 18
9. Garrett Palmer (SDGST) 15
10. Mitch Payne* (BYU) 14

Field Goals Made

1. John Sullivan* (NM) 29
2. Chris Manfredini* (TXX) 22
  Chris Manfredini* (TXX) 22
4. Ryan Harrison* (AF) 19
  Louie Sakoda* (UT) 19
6. Sergio Aguayo (NVLV) 17
7. Jason Smith (COST) 16
8. Billy Vinnedge (WY) 13
  Garrett Palmer (SDGST) 13
10. Mitch Payne* (BYU) 10

Field Goal Percentage

1. Chris Manfredini* (TXX) 81.5

Punts

1. Jordan Scott* (NM) 74
2. Louie Sakoda* (UT) 73
3. Michael Hughes (SDGST) 72
4. Billy Vinnedge (WY) 68
5. Derek Wash* (TXX) 64
6. Brian Pacheco (NVLV) 63
7. C.J. Santiago* (BYU) 62
8. Jimmie Kaylor (COST) 52
  Jim Kaylor (COST) 52
10. Ryan Harrison* (AF) 46

Punting Yards

1. Louie Sakoda* (UT) 3231
2. Michael Hughes (SDGST) 3163
3. Jordan Scott* (NM) 3001
4. Billy Vinnedge (WY) 2901
5. Derek Wash* (TXX) 2723
6. Brian Pacheco (NVLV) 2651
7. C.J. Santiago* (BYU) 2459
8. Jimmie Kaylor (COST) 2244
  Jim Kaylor (COST) 2244
10. Ryan Harrison* (AF) 1975

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Jim Kaylor (COST) 43.2

Punt Returns

1. Brian Bonner* (TXX) 41
2. Hoost Marsh (WY) 30
3. Derrek Richards* (UT) 29
4. Bryce Mahuika* (BYU) 21
5. Frankie Solomon* (NM) 19
6. Chad Hall* (AF) 14
  Casey Flair (NVLV) 14
8. Johnny Walker (COST) 10
  Brett Swain (SDGST) 10
  O.J. Swift* (NM) 10

Punt Return Yards

1. Brian Bonner* (TXX) 535
2. Derrek Richards* (UT) 426
3. Hoost Marsh (WY) 200
4. Chad Hall* (AF) 176
5. Bryce Mahuika* (BYU) 143
6. Casey Flair (NVLV) 118
7. Ian Clark* (NM) 101
8. O.J. Swift* (NM) 97
9. Brett Swain (SDGST) 88
10. Frankie Solomon* (NM) 86

Kickoff Returns

1. Marcus Smith* (NM) 28
  Austin Collie* (BYU) 28
3. Mekell Wesley (SDGST) 26
4. Vincent Brown (SDGST) 25
  Damon Morton (COST) 25
  Troy Lewis (WY) 25
7. Lorenzo Bursey Jr. (NVLV) 24
8. Chad Hall* (AF) 22
9. Brice McCain* (UT) 18
10. Dion Morton (COST) 17

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Austin Collie* (BYU) 723
2. Marcus Smith* (NM) 653
3. Troy Lewis (WY) 621
4. Damon Morton (COST) 607
5. Mekell Wesley (SDGST) 568
6. Vincent Brown (SDGST) 547
7. Chad Hall* (AF) 505
8. Lorenzo Bursey Jr. (NVLV) 470
9. Dion Morton (COST) 455
10. Brice McCain* (UT) 419

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Gerald Rodriguez (NVLV) 23.8

Solo Tackles

1. Beau Bell (NVLV) 79
2. Ray Bass (SDGST) 71
  Russell Allen (SDGST) 71
4. Steve Tate* (UT) 63
5. Jason Phillips* (TXX) 61
6. David Hawthorne* (TXX) 58
  Brian Bonner* (TXX) 58
8. Chris Thomas* (AF) 56
  Daryl Forte (NVLV) 56
10. Joey Rucks (COST) 54
  Julius Stinson (WY) 54

Assisted Tackles

1. Drew Fowler* (AF) 70
2. Kelly Poppinga* (BYU) 67
3. Ward Dobbs (WY) 60
4. Aaron Shanor* (AF) 54
  John Prater (WY) 54
  Chris Thomas* (AF) 54
7. Russell Allen (SDGST) 48
8. Beau Bell (NVLV) 47
9. Quincy Rogers (WY) 46
  Luke Laolagi (SDGST) 46

Total Tackles

1. Beau Bell (NVLV) 126
2. Russell Allen (SDGST) 119
  Drew Fowler* (AF) 119
4. Kelly Poppinga* (BYU) 113
5. Chris Thomas* (AF) 110
6. Ray Bass (SDGST) 103
  Steve Tate* (UT) 103
8. Ward Dobbs (WY) 98
9. Luke Laolagi (SDGST) 94
  Daryl Forte (NVLV) 94
  Jeff Horinek (COST) 94

Tackles for Loss

1. Jan Jorgensen* (BYU) 20
2. John Rabold* (AF) 18
3. Chase Ortiz* (TXX) 16
4. Tyler Donaldson* (NM) 16
5. Martail Burnett* (UT) 15
6. John Fletcher (WY) 14
  Michael Tuohy* (NM) 14
8. Bryan Kehl* (BYU) 12
9. Mitch Unrein (WY) 11
  Jason Phillips* (TXX) 11

Sacks

1. Jan Jorgensen* (BYU) 14
2. John Fletcher (WY) 10
3. Chase Ortiz* (TXX) 9
4. Stephen Hodge* (TXX) 8
5. Martail Burnett* (UT) 7
6. Michael Tuohy* (NM) 6
7. Tommie Hill (COST) 6
  John Rabold* (AF) 6
  Jeremy Geathers (NVLV) 6
10. David Hawthorne* (TXX) 5
  Mitch Unrein (WY) 5
  Hunter Altman* (AF) 5

Interceptions

1. Carson Bird* (AF) 6
2. Julius Stinson (WY) 5
3. Aaron Moore (SDGST) 4
  Vonnie Holmes (SDGST) 4
  Beau Bell (NVLV) 4
  Sean Smith* (UT) 4
7. Martrell Fantroy (SDGST) 3
  Quinn Gooch* (BYU) 3
  Kayle Buchanan* (BYU) 3
  Drew Fowler* (AF) 3
  Bryan Kehl* (BYU) 3
  Steven Coleman* (TXX) 3
  Corby Hodgkiss* (BYU) 3
  Steve Tate* (UT) 3
  Robert Johnson* (UT) 3
  Deandre Wright* (NM) 3

Interception Return Yards

1. Robert Henson* (TXX) 101
2. Martrell Fantroy (SDGST) 100
  Zac Bryson (COST) 100
4. Quincy Rogers (WY) 80
5. Bryan Kehl* (BYU) 75
6. Rafael Priest* (TXX) 73
7. Deandre Wright* (NM) 67
8. Vonnie Holmes (SDGST) 65
9. Martail Burnett* (UT) 55
10. Julius Stinson (WY) 52

Passes Defended

1. Mil'Von James (NVLV) 20
2. Julius Stinson (WY) 17
3. Kayle Buchanan* (BYU) 14
4. Deandre Wright* (NM) 12
  Brice McCain* (UT) 12
  Rafael Priest* (TXX) 12
7. Aaron Moore (SDGST) 11
  Carson Bird* (AF) 11
  Chris Thomas* (AF) 11
  Darryl Williams (COST) 11

Fumbles Forced

1. Beau Bell (NVLV) 5
2. Chase Ortiz* (TXX) 3
  Bobby Giannini* (AF) 3
  Darryl Williams (COST) 3
  John Rabold* (AF) 3
  Terrell Cole* (UT) 3
7. Ricky Brewer (COST) 2
  Ian Clark* (NM) 2
  Mike Juergens (WY) 2
  Tommie Hill (COST) 2
  David Roach* (TXX) 2
  Herbert Felder* (NM) 2
  Erik Sandie (COST) 2
  Robert Johnson* (UT) 2
  Stephen Hodge* (TXX) 2
  Mil'Von James (NVLV) 2