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2009 Mountain West Conference Year Summary

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Record: 61-52, .540 W-L% (6th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -0.26 (7th of 12) ▪ SOS: -1.15 (7th of 12)

Conference Champion: Texas Christian

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Texas Christian 12 1 .923 8 0 1.000 38.3 12.8 17.05 -1.33
Brigham Young 11 2 .846 7 1 .875 35.5 21.5 9.67 -0.56
Utah 10 3 .769 6 2 .750 29.8 20.2 7.28 -1.18
Air Force 8 5 .615 5 3 .625 29.7 15.7 6.57 -2.28
Wyoming 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 18.3 27.3 -4.53 -0.53
Nevada-Las Vegas 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 24.8 32.4 -5.61 -0.95
San Diego State 4 8 .333 2 6 .250 23.3 30.5 -7.79 -2.54
New Mexico 1 11 .083 1 7 .125 16.3 35.9 -15.80 0.45
Colorado State 3 9 .250 0 8 .000 21.7 29.8 -9.14 -1.39

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/8 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
Texas Christian 17 16 15 15 11 10 12 10 8 6 4 4 4 4 3 6
Brigham Young 20 9 7 19 20 18 18 16   25 22 19 18 16 15 12
Utah 19 17 18       24 19 19 17 16 23 22   23 18

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2010-01-04 Fiesta Bowl Boise State 17 Texas Christian 10 Fiesta Bowl (Glendale, AZ)
2009-12-31 Armed Forces Bowl Air Force 47 Houston 20 Armed Forces Bowl (Fort Worth, TX)
2009-12-23 Poinsettia Bowl Utah 37 California 27 Poinsettia Bowl (San Diego, CA)
2009-12-22 Las Vegas Bowl Brigham Young 44 Oregon State 20 Las Vegas Bowl (Las Vegas, NV)
2009-12-19 New Mexico Bowl Wyoming 35 Fresno State 28 New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque, NM)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Max Hall* (BYU) 275
2. Donovan Porterie (NM) 249
3. Ryan Lindley (SDGST) 239
4. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 199
5. Omar Clayton (NVLV) 196
6. Austyn Carta-Samuels* (WY) 191
7. Terrance Cain* (UT) 137
8. Grant Stucker (COST) 133
9. Jordan Wynn* (UT) 104
10. Tim Jefferson* (AF) 53
Pass Attempts
1. Ryan Lindley (SDGST) 437
2. Donovan Porterie (NM) 432
3. Max Hall* (BYU) 409
4. Omar Clayton (NVLV) 326
  Austyn Carta-Samuels* (WY) 326
6. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 323
7. Grant Stucker (COST) 251
8. Terrance Cain* (UT) 215
9. Jordan Wynn* (UT) 179
10. Tim Jefferson* (AF) 93
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Max Hall* (BYU) 67.2
2. Terrance Cain* (UT) 63.7
3. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 61.6
4. Omar Clayton (NVLV) 60.1
5. Austyn Carta-Samuels* (WY) 58.6
6. Donovan Porterie (NM) 57.6
7. Ryan Lindley (SDGST) 54.7
8. Grant Stucker (COST) 53.0
Passing Yards
1. Max Hall* (BYU) 3560
2. Ryan Lindley (SDGST) 3054
3. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 2756
4. Donovan Porterie (NM) 2411
5. Omar Clayton (NVLV) 2230
6. Austyn Carta-Samuels* (WY) 1953
7. Grant Stucker (COST) 1874
8. Terrance Cain* (UT) 1624
9. Jordan Wynn* (UT) 1329
10. Tim Jefferson* (AF) 848
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Max Hall* (BYU) 8.7
2. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 8.5
3. Terrance Cain* (UT) 7.6
4. Grant Stucker (COST) 7.5
5. Ryan Lindley (SDGST) 7.0
6. Omar Clayton (NVLV) 6.8
7. Austyn Carta-Samuels* (WY) 6.0
8. Donovan Porterie (NM) 5.6
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 8.8
2. Max Hall* (BYU) 8.8
3. Terrance Cain* (UT) 7.5
4. Ryan Lindley (SDGST) 6.4
5. Grant Stucker (COST) 6.3
6. Omar Clayton (NVLV) 6.0
7. Austyn Carta-Samuels* (WY) 5.9
8. Donovan Porterie (NM) 4.8
Passing Touchdowns
1. Max Hall* (BYU) 33
2. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 23
  Ryan Lindley (SDGST) 23
4. Omar Clayton (NVLV) 13
5. Grant Stucker (COST) 12
  Donovan Porterie (NM) 12
7. Terrance Cain* (UT) 11
8. Austyn Carta-Samuels* (WY) 10
9. Jordan Wynn* (UT) 8
10. Tim Jefferson* (AF) 5
Passing Interceptions
1. Ryan Lindley (SDGST) 16
2. Max Hall* (BYU) 14
3. Donovan Porterie (NM) 13
4. Grant Stucker (COST) 12
  Omar Clayton (NVLV) 12
6. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 8
7. Terrance Cain* (UT) 5
  Austyn Carta-Samuels* (WY) 5
9. Jordan Wynn* (UT) 4
10. Jon Eastman (COST) 3
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Max Hall* (BYU) 160.1
2. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 151.8
3. Terrance Cain* (UT) 139.4
4. Ryan Lindley (SDGST) 123.4
5. Omar Clayton (NVLV) 123.4
6. Grant Stucker (COST) 121.9
7. Austyn Carta-Samuels* (WY) 116.0
8. Donovan Porterie (NM) 107.7
Rush Attempts
1. Jared Tew* (AF) 238
2. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 208
3. Eddie Wide* (UT) 203
4. Leonard Mason (COST) 156
5. Brandon Sullivan (SDGST) 154
6. Asher Clark* (AF) 151
7. Joseph Turner* (TXX) 147
8. Austyn Carta-Samuels* (WY) 142
9. Alvester Alexander* (WY) 136
10. John Mosure (COST) 124
Rushing Yards
1. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 1087
2. Eddie Wide* (UT) 1069
3. Jared Tew* (AF) 970
4. Asher Clark* (AF) 865
5. Leonard Mason (COST) 766
6. Joseph Turner* (TXX) 754
7. Matthew Tucker* (TXX) 676
8. John Mosure (COST) 650
9. Alvester Alexander* (WY) 640
10. Ed Wesley* (TXX) 638
  Edward Wesley* (TXX) 638
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Matthew Tucker* (TXX) 6.4
2. Ed Wesley* (TXX) 6.3
  Edward Wesley* (TXX) 6.3
4. Asher Clark* (AF) 5.7
5. Demond Dennis (NM) 5.5
6. Eddie Wide* (UT) 5.3
7. John Mosure (COST) 5.2
8. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 5.2
9. Joseph Turner* (TXX) 5.1
10. Savier Stephens* (AF) 5.0
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Eddie Wide* (UT) 12
2. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 11
  Joseph Turner* (TXX) 11
4. Channing Trotter (NVLV) 9
  Jared Tew* (AF) 9
6. Matthew Tucker* (TXX) 8
7. John Mosure (COST) 7
  Alvester Alexander* (WY) 7
  Asher Clark* (AF) 7
  Mike Clausen (NVLV) 7
Receptions
1. David Reed* (UT) 81
2. David Leonard* (WY) 77
3. Ryan Wolfe (NVLV) 74
4. Demarco Sampson (SDGST) 62
  Dennis Pitta* (BYU) 62
6. Phillip Payne (NVLV) 58
7. Jereme Brooks* (UT) 56
8. Rashaun Greer (COST) 49
9. Vincent Brown (SDGST) 45
10. Jeremy Kerley* (TXX) 44
Receiving Yards
1. David Reed* (UT) 1188
2. Demarco Sampson (SDGST) 851
3. Dennis Pitta* (BYU) 829
4. Vincent Brown (SDGST) 778
5. Ryan Wolfe (NVLV) 760
6. Rashaun Greer (COST) 734
7. David Leonard* (WY) 705
8. Jereme Brooks* (UT) 696
9. Phillip Payne (NVLV) 661
10. Kevin Fogler* (AF) 567
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Kevin Fogler* (AF) 22.7
2. Dion Morton (COST) 17.7
3. Vincent Brown (SDGST) 17.3
4. Jimmy Young* (TXX) 15.7
5. Rashaun Greer (COST) 15.0
6. David Reed* (UT) 14.7
7. Luke Ashworth* (BYU) 13.8
8. Demarco Sampson (SDGST) 13.7
9. Andrew George* (BYU) 13.6
10. Dennis Pitta* (BYU) 13.4
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Demarco Sampson (SDGST) 8
  Dennis Pitta* (BYU) 8
3. Jereme Brooks* (UT) 7
  Phillip Payne (NVLV) 7
5. Vincent Brown (SDGST) 6
  Antoine Hicks* (TXX) 6
7. Kevin Fogler* (AF) 5
  Andrew George* (BYU) 5
  David Reed* (UT) 5
10. Luke Ashworth* (BYU) 4
  Dion Morton (COST) 4
  J.J. Diluigi* (BYU) 4
  J.J. Di Luigi* (BYU) 4
  Rodelin Anthony (NVLV) 4
  Manase Tonga* (BYU) 4
  McKay Jacobson* (BYU) 4
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Jared Tew* (AF) 248
2. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 224
3. Eddie Wide* (UT) 220
4. Brandon Sullivan (SDGST) 170
5. Leonard Mason (COST) 162
6. Asher Clark* (AF) 156
7. Joseph Turner* (TXX) 150
8. Alvester Alexander* (WY) 144
9. Austyn Carta-Samuels* (WY) 143
10. Brandon Stewart* (WY) 139
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Eddie Wide* (UT) 1223
2. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 1208
3. David Reed* (UT) 1192
4. Jared Tew* (AF) 1049
5. Asher Clark* (AF) 906
6. Demarco Sampson (SDGST) 849
7. Dennis Pitta* (BYU) 829
8. Ed Wesley* (TXX) 808
  Edward Wesley* (TXX) 808
10. John Mosure (COST) 805
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Eddie Wide* (UT) 13
2. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 12
3. Joseph Turner* (TXX) 11
4. Antoine Hicks* (TXX) 10
5. Jared Tew* (AF) 9
  Channing Trotter (NVLV) 9
7. Demarco Sampson (SDGST) 8
  John Mosure (COST) 8
  Matthew Tucker* (TXX) 8
  Jereme Brooks* (UT) 8
  Dennis Pitta* (BYU) 8
  Manase Tonga* (BYU) 8
Total Plays
1. Donovan Porterie (NM) 518
2. Max Hall* (BYU) 481
3. Austyn Carta-Samuels* (WY) 468
4. Ryan Lindley (SDGST) 459
5. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 439
6. Omar Clayton (NVLV) 402
7. Terrance Cain* (UT) 302
8. Grant Stucker (COST) 289
9. Jared Tew* (AF) 238
10. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 208
Total Yards
1. Max Hall* (BYU) 3635
2. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 3268
3. Ryan Lindley (SDGST) 2923
4. Omar Clayton (NVLV) 2468
5. Donovan Porterie (NM) 2378
6. Austyn Carta-Samuels* (WY) 2319
7. Terrance Cain* (UT) 1942
8. Grant Stucker (COST) 1883
9. Jordan Wynn* (UT) 1341
10. Tim Jefferson* (AF) 1102
Total Yards Per Play
1. Max Hall* (BYU) 7.6
2. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 7.4
Total Touchdowns
1. Max Hall* (BYU) 35
2. Andy Dalton* (TXX) 26
3. Ryan Lindley (SDGST) 24
4. Omar Clayton (NVLV) 16
5. Grant Stucker (COST) 14
  Donovan Porterie (NM) 14
7. Austyn Carta-Samuels* (WY) 13
  Terrance Cain* (UT) 13
9. Eddie Wide* (UT) 12
10. Joseph Turner* (TXX) 11
  Harvey Unga* (BYU) 11
  Mike Clausen (NVLV) 11
Touchdowns
1. Eddie Wide* (UT) 13
2. Harvey Unga* (BYU) 12
3. Joseph Turner* (TXX) 11
4. Antoine Hicks* (TXX) 10
5. Channing Trotter (NVLV) 9
  Jared Tew* (AF) 9
7. Demarco Sampson (SDGST) 8
  John Mosure (COST) 8
  Matthew Tucker* (TXX) 8
  Jereme Brooks* (UT) 8
  Dennis Pitta* (BYU) 8
  Manase Tonga* (BYU) 8
Points
1. J.J. Di Luigi* (BYU) 42
  Edward Wesley* (TXX) 42
3. Riley Nelson* (BYU) 18
4. Tray Hardaway (NM) 6
  Aiona Key* (UT) 6
  Ben Hendy* (UT) 6
  Chris Prosinski* (WY) 6
  Matt Bauman* (BYU) 6
  Wale Lawal* (AF) 6
Extra Point Attempts
1. Ross Evans* (TXX) 63
2. Mitch Payne* (BYU) 61
3. Erik Soderberg* (AF) 40
4. Joe Phillips* (UT) 39
5. Kyle Watson (NVLV) 37
6. Lane Yoshida (SDGST) 33
7. Ben Deline (COST) 29
8. Ian Watts* (WY) 21
  James Aho (NM) 21
10. Ben Vroman* (UT) 5
Extra Points Made
1. Ross Evans* (TXX) 61
2. Mitch Payne* (BYU) 59
3. Erik Soderberg* (AF) 38
  Joe Phillips* (UT) 38
5. Kyle Watson (NVLV) 37
6. Lane Yoshida (SDGST) 30
7. Ben Deline (COST) 26
8. Ian Watts* (WY) 19
  James Aho (NM) 19
10. Ben Vroman* (UT) 5
Field Goal Attempts
1. Erik Soderberg* (AF) 30
2. Joe Phillips* (UT) 22
3. James Aho (NM) 21
4. Ross Evans* (TXX) 18
5. Lane Yoshida (SDGST) 17
6. Ben Deline (COST) 16
7. Ian Watts* (WY) 15
8. Mitch Payne* (BYU) 14
  Kyle Watson (NVLV) 14
10. Austin McCoy* (WY) 6
Field Goals Made
1. Erik Soderberg* (AF) 22
2. Joe Phillips* (UT) 20
3. Ross Evans* (TXX) 15
4. James Aho (NM) 13
5. Ben Deline (COST) 12
  Ian Watts* (WY) 12
7. Mitch Payne* (BYU) 10
  Lane Yoshida (SDGST) 10
9. Kyle Watson (NVLV) 9
10. Austin McCoy* (WY) 4
Punts
1. Austin McCoy* (WY) 80
2. Sean Sellwood* (UT) 69
3. Adam Miller (NM) 64
4. Brian Stahovich (SDGST) 61
5. Anson Kelton* (TXX) 59
6. Kyle Watson (NVLV) 54
7. Pete Kontodiakos (COST) 52
8. Brandon Geyer* (AF) 51
9. Riley Stephenson* (BYU) 42
10. Keil Bartholomew* (AF) 2
Punting Yards
1. Austin McCoy* (WY) 3463
2. Sean Sellwood* (UT) 2958
3. Adam Miller (NM) 2819
4. Brian Stahovich (SDGST) 2674
5. Kyle Watson (NVLV) 2302
6. Anson Kelton* (TXX) 2213
7. Brandon Geyer* (AF) 2202
8. Pete Kontodiakos (COST) 2129
9. Riley Stephenson* (BYU) 1733
10. Keil Bartholomew* (AF) 87
Punt Returns
1. Jeremy Kerley* (TXX) 39
2. O'Neill Chambers* (BYU) 22
3. Luke Matthews* (UT) 17
4. David Leonard* (WY) 16
5. Shaky Smithson* (UT) 13
6. Preston King (SDGST) 12
  Anthony Wright* (AF) 12
  Frankie Solomon (NM) 12
9. Reggie Rembert* (AF) 10
10. Devonte Christopher* (UT) 8
Punt Return Yards
1. Jeremy Kerley* (TXX) 563
2. Anthony Wright* (AF) 218
3. David Leonard* (WY) 207
4. Luke Matthews* (UT) 172
5. O'Neill Chambers* (BYU) 132
6. Shaky Smithson* (UT) 123
7. Preston King (SDGST) 79
8. Dion Morton (COST) 62
9. Reggie Rembert* (AF) 58
10. Curtis Clay* (TXX) 50
Punt Return Touchdowns
1. Jeremy Kerley* (TXX) 2
Kickoff Returns
1. Deante' Purvis (NVLV) 50
2. Dion Morton (COST) 35
3. Marcell Gipson* (WY) 32
4. Davion Mauldin (SDGST) 29
5. Shaky Smithson* (UT) 22
6. Frankie Solomon (NM) 19
  O'Neill Chambers* (BYU) 19
8. Jeremy Kerley* (TXX) 18
9. Lou Greenwood (COST) 15
10. Devonte Christopher* (UT) 14
  Reggie Rembert* (AF) 14
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Deante' Purvis (NVLV) 1165
2. Dion Morton (COST) 862
3. Marcell Gipson* (WY) 723
4. Davion Mauldin (SDGST) 636
5. Shaky Smithson* (UT) 543
6. O'Neill Chambers* (BYU) 486
7. Jeremy Kerley* (TXX) 479
8. Frankie Solomon (NM) 429
9. Greg McCoy* (TXX) 359
10. Reggie Rembert* (AF) 351
Solo Tackles
1. Carmen Messina (NM) 80
2. Chris Prosinski* (WY) 73
3. Daryl Washington* (TXX) 68
4. Frankie Solomon (NM) 53
5. Mychal Sisson (COST) 51
  Andrew Rich* (BYU) 51
  Tank Carder* (TXX) 51
8. Brandon Bradley* (BYU) 48
9. Scott Johnson* (BYU) 47
10. Weston Johnson* (WY) 46
  Marcell Gipson* (WY) 46
  Jason Beauchamp (NVLV) 46
  John Falgout* (AF) 46
  Quinton Pointer (NVLV) 46
Assisted Tackles
1. Gabe Knapton* (WY) 88
2. Carmen Messina (NM) 82
3. Brian Hendricks* (WY) 73
4. Chris Prosinski* (WY) 67
5. Weston Johnson* (WY) 60
6. John Falgout* (AF) 59
7. Shamiel Gary* (WY) 53
8. Jason Beauchamp (NVLV) 49
  Clint McPeek (NM) 49
10. Shawn Doman* (BYU) 47
Total Tackles
1. Carmen Messina (NM) 162
2. Chris Prosinski* (WY) 140
3. Gabe Knapton* (WY) 128
4. Brian Hendricks* (WY) 116
5. Daryl Washington* (TXX) 109
6. Weston Johnson* (WY) 106
7. John Falgout* (AF) 105
8. Shamiel Gary* (WY) 98
9. Jason Beauchamp (NVLV) 95
10. Clint McPeek (NM) 94
Tackles for Loss
1. Jerry Hughes* (TXX) 16
2. Mychal Sisson (COST) 16
  Johnathan Rainey (NM) 16
4. Kendall Briscoe (NM) 14
5. Weston Johnson* (WY) 12
  John Fletcher* (WY) 12
7. Jason Beauchamp (NVLV) 12
8. Daryl Washington* (TXX) 11
9. Ben Garland* (AF) 10
  Jan Jorgensen* (BYU) 10
Sacks
1. Jerry Hughes* (TXX) 12
2. Johnathan Rainey (NM) 10
3. John Fletcher* (WY) 7
4. Jason Beauchamp (NVLV) 6
5. Jan Jorgensen* (BYU) 6
  Mychal Sisson (COST) 6
7. Christian Cox* (UT) 6
  Wayne Daniels* (TXX) 6
9. Coleby Clawson* (BYU) 5
  Koa Misi* (UT) 5
Interceptions
1. Anthony Wright* (AF) 7
2. Robert Johnson* (UT) 6
3. Chris Thomas* (AF) 5
4. Scott Johnson* (BYU) 4
  Nick Oppenneer (COST) 4
  Andrew Rich* (BYU) 4
7. Elijah-Blu Smith (COST) 3
  Tejay Johnson* (TXX) 3
  Weston Johnson* (WY) 3
  Brian Logan* (BYU) 3
  Tashaun Gipson* (WY) 3
  Daryl Washington* (TXX) 3
  Reggie Rembert* (AF) 3
  Luke Laolagi (SDGST) 3
  Jon Davis* (AF) 3
  Shamiel Gary* (WY) 3
Interception Return Yards
1. Nick Oppenneer (COST) 155
2. Anthony Wright* (AF) 153
3. Robert Johnson* (UT) 139
4. Andrew Rich* (BYU) 91
5. Luke Laolagi (SDGST) 82
6. Brian Logan* (BYU) 59
7. Scott Johnson* (BYU) 57
8. Elijah-Blu Smith (COST) 54
9. Daryl Washington* (TXX) 48
10. Rafael Priest* (TXX) 47
Interception Return Touchdowns
1. Anthony Wright* (AF) 2
Passes Defended
1. Brian Logan* (BYU) 17
2. Scott Johnson* (BYU) 12
  Robert Johnson* (UT) 12
4. Anthony Wright* (AF) 11
  Brandon Burton* (UT) 11
  Tank Carder* (TXX) 11
7. Nick Oppenneer (COST) 10
8. Tashaun Gipson* (WY) 9
9. Elijah-Blu Smith (COST) 8
  Rafael Priest* (TXX) 8
  R.J. Stanford* (UT) 8
  Lamar Chapman* (UT) 8
Fumbles Forced
1. Mike Wright* (UT) 3
  Koa Misi* (UT) 3
  Marcell Gipson* (WY) 3
  Tray Hardaway (NM) 3
5. Carmen Messina (NM) 2
  Andre Morris Jr.* (AF) 2
  Jaymar Latchison (NM) 2
  Mike Neuhaus* (WY) 2
  Scott Johnson* (BYU) 2
  John Fletcher* (WY) 2
  Andrew Rich* (BYU) 2
  Nate Carter (NVLV) 2
  Luke Laolagi (SDGST) 2
  Reggie Rembert* (AF) 2
  Frankie Baca (NM) 2
  Jerry Hughes* (TXX) 2
  Chris Prosinski* (WY) 2
  Jason Beauchamp (NVLV) 2
  Travis Dixon (NVLV) 2
  Brandon Bradley* (BYU) 2