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2012 Mountain West Conference Year Summary

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Record: 59-68, .465 W-L% (11th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -5.56 (10th of 12) ▪ SOS: -4.67 (11th of 12)

Conference Champion: Boise State, Fresno State and San Diego State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Boise State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Boise State)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Boise State 11 2 .846 7 1 .875 30.2 15.8 7.85 -5.08
Fresno State 9 4 .692 7 1 .875 37.9 23.8 6.33 -3.51
San Diego State 9 4 .692 7 1 .875 32.8 24.4 2.69 -4.46
Air Force 6 7 .462 5 3 .625 27.4 29.0 -7.35 -6.35
Nevada 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 37.8 33.8 -3.60 -4.76
Colorado State 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 21.2 30.3 -12.54 -4.21
Wyoming 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 26.8 33.4 -10.78 -4.53
Nevada-Las Vegas 2 11 .154 2 6 .250 22.0 32.6 -14.57 -4.42
New Mexico 4 9 .308 1 7 .125 25.8 30.2 -9.91 -5.76
Hawaii 3 9 .250 1 7 .125 21.2 35.7 -13.75 -3.66

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/2 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
Boise State 24     24 24   24 24 21 19       25 20 18

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2012-12-29 Armed Forces Bowl Rice 33 Air Force 14 Armed Forces Bowl (Fort Worth, TX)
2012-12-24 Hawaii Bowl Southern Methodist 43 Fresno State 10 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
2012-12-22 Las Vegas Bowl Boise State 28 Washington 26 Las Vegas Bowl (Las Vegas, NV)
2012-12-20 Poinsettia Bowl Brigham Young 23 San Diego State 6 Poinsettia Bowl (San Diego, CA)
2012-12-15 New Mexico Bowl Arizona 49 Nevada 48 New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque, NM)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Derek Carr* (FREST) 344
2. Joe Southwick* (BOISE) 248
3. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 246
4. Nick Sherry (NVLV) 226
5. Brett Smith (WY) 205
6. Sean Schroeder (HI) 175
7. Ryan Katz* (SDGST) 99
8. Adam Dingwell* (SDGST) 83
9. Conner Smith (COST) 80
10. Garrett Grayson (COST) 78
Pass Attempts
1. Derek Carr* (FREST) 511
2. Nick Sherry (NVLV) 426
3. Joe Southwick* (BOISE) 371
4. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 367
5. Sean Schroeder (HI) 344
6. Brett Smith (WY) 330
7. Ryan Katz* (SDGST) 163
8. Adam Dingwell* (SDGST) 144
9. Garrett Grayson (COST) 138
10. Conner Smith (COST) 126
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Derek Carr* (FREST) 67.3
2. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 67.0
3. Joe Southwick* (BOISE) 66.8
4. Brett Smith (WY) 62.1
5. Nick Sherry (NVLV) 53.1
6. Sean Schroeder (HI) 50.9
Passing Yards
1. Derek Carr* (FREST) 4104
2. Brett Smith (WY) 2837
3. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 2786
4. Joe Southwick* (BOISE) 2730
5. Nick Sherry (NVLV) 2544
6. Sean Schroeder (HI) 1878
7. Ryan Katz* (SDGST) 1348
8. Connor Dietz* (AF) 1131
9. Conner Smith (COST) 1022
10. Garrett Grayson (COST) 946
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Brett Smith (WY) 8.6
2. Derek Carr* (FREST) 8.0
3. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 7.6
4. Joe Southwick* (BOISE) 7.4
5. Nick Sherry (NVLV) 6.0
6. Sean Schroeder (HI) 5.5
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Brett Smith (WY) 9.4
2. Derek Carr* (FREST) 8.9
3. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 7.6
4. Joe Southwick* (BOISE) 7.5
5. Nick Sherry (NVLV) 4.9
6. Sean Schroeder (HI) 4.5
Passing Touchdowns
1. Derek Carr* (FREST) 37
2. Brett Smith (WY) 27
3. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 20
4. Joe Southwick* (BOISE) 19
5. Nick Sherry (NVLV) 16
6. Ryan Katz* (SDGST) 13
7. Sean Schroeder (HI) 11
8. Connor Dietz* (AF) 8
  Adam Dingwell* (SDGST) 8
10. Garrett Grayson (COST) 7
Passing Interceptions
1. Nick Sherry (NVLV) 17
2. Sean Schroeder (HI) 12
3. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 9
4. Derek Carr* (FREST) 7
  Adam Dingwell* (SDGST) 7
  Joe Southwick* (BOISE) 7
7. Conner Smith (COST) 6
  Brett Smith (WY) 6
9. M.J. McPeek (COST) 5
10. Ryan Katz* (SDGST) 4
  Kale Pearson* (AF) 4
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Brett Smith (WY) 157.7
2. Derek Carr* (FREST) 155.9
3. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 143.9
4. Joe Southwick* (BOISE) 141.8
5. Nick Sherry (NVLV) 107.6
6. Sean Schroeder (HI) 100.3
Rush Attempts
1. Stefphon Jefferson* (NV) 375
2. Robbie Rouse* (FREST) 282
3. Kasey Carrier (NM) 255
4. Tim Cornett (NVLV) 242
5. Adam Muema* (SDGST) 237
6. D.J. Harper* (BOISE) 228
7. Cody Getz* (AF) 198
8. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 190
9. Walter Kazee* (SDGST) 161
10. Connor Dietz* (AF) 144
Rushing Yards
1. Stefphon Jefferson* (NV) 1883
2. Robbie Rouse* (FREST) 1490
3. Kasey Carrier (NM) 1469
4. Adam Muema* (SDGST) 1458
5. Cody Getz* (AF) 1248
6. Tim Cornett (NVLV) 1232
7. D.J. Harper* (BOISE) 1137
8. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 1121
9. Walter Kazee* (SDGST) 822
10. Cole Gautsche (NM) 760
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Cole Gautsche (NM) 7.0
2. Jay Ajayi* (BOISE) 6.7
3. Cody Getz* (AF) 6.3
4. Jonathan Lee* (AF) 6.2
5. Adam Muema* (SDGST) 6.2
6. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 5.9
7. Kasey Carrier (NM) 5.8
8. Robbie Rouse* (FREST) 5.3
9. Walter Kazee* (SDGST) 5.1
10. Tim Cornett (NVLV) 5.1
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Stefphon Jefferson* (NV) 24
2. Adam Muema* (SDGST) 16
3. Kasey Carrier (NM) 15
  D.J. Harper* (BOISE) 15
5. Robbie Rouse* (FREST) 12
  Cody Fajardo* (NV) 12
7. Cody Getz* (AF) 9
  Wes Cobb* (AF) 9
9. Bradley Randle (NVLV) 8
  Walter Kazee* (SDGST) 8
Receptions
1. Davante Adams* (FREST) 102
2. Brandon Wimberly* (NV) 70
3. Matt Miller* (BOISE) 66
4. Chris McNeill (WY) 63
  Robbie Rouse* (FREST) 63
6. Devante Davis (NVLV) 61
7. Richy Turner* (NV) 60
8. Isaiah Burse* (FREST) 57
9. Marcus Sullivan (NVLV) 55
10. Zach Sudfeld* (NV) 45
  Aaron Bradley* (NV) 45
Receiving Yards
1. Davante Adams* (FREST) 1312
2. Devante Davis (NVLV) 854
3. Isaiah Burse* (FREST) 851
4. Brandon Wimberly* (NV) 845
5. Matt Miller* (BOISE) 769
6. Richy Turner* (NV) 752
7. Chris McNeill (WY) 722
8. Marcus Sullivan (NVLV) 659
9. Robert Herron (WY) 657
10. Zach Sudfeld* (NV) 598
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Robert Herron (WY) 21.2
2. Isaiah Burse* (FREST) 14.9
3. Jalen Claiborne (WY) 14.4
4. Devante Davis (NVLV) 14.0
5. Dominic Rufran (WY) 13.6
6. Marquise Law (COST) 13.3
7. Zach Sudfeld* (NV) 13.3
8. Victor Dean* (FREST) 13.0
9. Gavin Escobar* (SDGST) 12.9
10. Davante Adams* (FREST) 12.9
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Davante Adams* (FREST) 14
2. Zach Sudfeld* (NV) 8
  Robert Herron (WY) 8
4. Gavin Escobar* (SDGST) 6
  Isaiah Burse* (FREST) 6
6. Matt Miller* (BOISE) 5
  Dominic Rufran (WY) 5
  Rashad Evans* (FREST) 5
  Jalen Claiborne (WY) 5
  Chris McNeill (WY) 5
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Stefphon Jefferson* (NV) 397
2. Robbie Rouse* (FREST) 345
3. Kasey Carrier (NM) 265
4. Tim Cornett (NVLV) 256
5. D.J. Harper* (BOISE) 251
6. Adam Muema* (SDGST) 246
7. Cody Getz* (AF) 200
8. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 190
9. Walter Kazee* (SDGST) 168
10. Bradley Randle (NVLV) 146
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Stefphon Jefferson* (NV) 2053
2. Robbie Rouse* (FREST) 1925
3. Adam Muema* (SDGST) 1605
4. Kasey Carrier (NM) 1544
5. Tim Cornett (NVLV) 1340
6. Davante Adams* (FREST) 1312
7. D.J. Harper* (BOISE) 1300
8. Cody Getz* (AF) 1249
9. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 1121
10. Isaiah Burse* (FREST) 890
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Stefphon Jefferson* (NV) 25
2. Adam Muema* (SDGST) 17
3. D.J. Harper* (BOISE) 16
4. Kasey Carrier (NM) 15
5. Robbie Rouse* (FREST) 14
  Davante Adams* (FREST) 14
7. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 12
8. Cody Getz* (AF) 9
  Zach Sudfeld* (NV) 9
  Bradley Randle (NVLV) 9
  Wes Cobb* (AF) 9
Total Plays
1. Derek Carr* (FREST) 577
2. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 557
3. Nick Sherry (NVLV) 471
4. Brett Smith (WY) 444
5. Joe Southwick* (BOISE) 417
6. Sean Schroeder (HI) 398
7. Stefphon Jefferson* (NV) 375
8. Robbie Rouse* (FREST) 283
9. Kasey Carrier (NM) 255
  Connor Dietz* (AF) 255
Total Yards
1. Derek Carr* (FREST) 4105
2. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 3907
3. Brett Smith (WY) 3085
4. Joe Southwick* (BOISE) 2851
5. Nick Sherry (NVLV) 2498
6. Stefphon Jefferson* (NV) 1883
7. Connor Dietz* (AF) 1800
8. Sean Schroeder (HI) 1709
9. Ryan Katz* (SDGST) 1635
10. Robbie Rouse* (FREST) 1491
Total Yards Per Play
1. Derek Carr* (FREST) 7.1
2. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 7.0
3. Brett Smith (WY) 6.9
Total Touchdowns
1. Derek Carr* (FREST) 37
2. Brett Smith (WY) 33
3. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 32
4. Stefphon Jefferson* (NV) 24
5. Joe Southwick* (BOISE) 19
6. Nick Sherry (NVLV) 17
  Ryan Katz* (SDGST) 17
8. Adam Muema* (SDGST) 16
9. Kasey Carrier (NM) 15
  D.J. Harper* (BOISE) 15
Touchdowns
1. Stefphon Jefferson* (NV) 25
2. Adam Muema* (SDGST) 17
3. D.J. Harper* (BOISE) 16
4. Kasey Carrier (NM) 15
5. Robbie Rouse* (FREST) 14
  Davante Adams* (FREST) 14
7. Cody Fajardo* (NV) 12
8. Cody Getz* (AF) 9
  Zach Sudfeld* (NV) 9
  Bradley Randle (NVLV) 9
  Wes Cobb* (AF) 9
Points
1. Lamaar Thomas (NM) 6
  Jeremy Higgins (HI) 6
  Tyeler Davison* (FREST) 6
  Jerrol Garcia-Williams (HI) 6
  Kenneth Penny (NVLV) 6
  Everett Beed* (SDGST) 6
  Joseph Harris (NM) 6
  Corey Bell* (BOISE) 6
9. Charles Washington* (FREST) 2
Extra Point Attempts
1. Quentin Breshears* (FREST) 63
2. Allen Hardison* (NV) 57
3. Chance Marden* (SDGST) 52
4. Parker Herrington* (AF) 47
5. Michael Frisina* (BOISE) 44
6. Justus Adams (NM) 40
7. Stuart Williams (WY) 37
8. Nolan Kohorst (NVLV) 33
9. Jared Roberts (COST) 31
10. Tyler Hadden (HI) 29
Extra Points Made
1. Quentin Breshears* (FREST) 57
2. Allen Hardison* (NV) 56
3. Chance Marden* (SDGST) 51
4. Parker Herrington* (AF) 46
5. Michael Frisina* (BOISE) 42
6. Justus Adams (NM) 40
7. Stuart Williams (WY) 35
8. Nolan Kohorst (NVLV) 32
9. Jared Roberts (COST) 29
  Tyler Hadden (HI) 29
Field Goal Attempts
1. Tyler Hadden (HI) 21
2. Michael Frisina* (BOISE) 20
3. Quentin Breshears* (FREST) 15
4. Nolan Kohorst (NVLV) 14
  Chance Marden* (SDGST) 14
6. Justus Adams (NM) 13
7. Stuart Williams (WY) 12
8. Jared Roberts (COST) 10
  Allen Hardison* (NV) 10
  Parker Herrington* (AF) 10
Field Goals Made
1. Michael Frisina* (BOISE) 15
2. Tyler Hadden (HI) 13
3. Nolan Kohorst (NVLV) 12
  Quentin Breshears* (FREST) 12
5. Chance Marden* (SDGST) 10
6. Justus Adams (NM) 9
  Jared Roberts (COST) 9
  Allen Hardison* (NV) 9
9. Stuart Williams (WY) 7
10. Parker Herrington* (AF) 4
Punts
1. Chase Lansford (NVLV) 65
2. Andrew Shapiro* (FREST) 64
3. Tim Gleeson (WY) 62
4. Pete Kontodiakos (COST) 59
5. Ben Skaer (NM) 54
6. Alex Dunnachie (HI) 49
7. Chase Tenpenny* (NV) 46
8. Trevor Harman* (BOISE) 42
9. Seamus McMorrow* (SDGST) 41
10. David Baska* (AF) 40
Punting Yards
1. Pete Kontodiakos (COST) 2742
2. Chase Lansford (NVLV) 2714
3. Andrew Shapiro* (FREST) 2685
4. Tim Gleeson (WY) 2663
5. Ben Skaer (NM) 2368
6. Alex Dunnachie (HI) 2262
7. Chase Tenpenny* (NV) 1992
8. Trevor Harman* (BOISE) 1731
9. Seamus McMorrow* (SDGST) 1710
10. David Baska* (AF) 1567
Punt Returns
1. Chris Potter* (BOISE) 24
2. Scott Harding (HI) 23
3. Rashad Evans* (FREST) 16
  Khalid Wooten* (NV) 16
5. Tim Vizzi* (SDGST) 13
6. Blair Burns (WY) 12
7. Ty Macarthur* (AF) 10
  Marcus Sullivan (NVLV) 10
9. Tim Foley (NM) 9
10. Isaiah Burse* (FREST) 8
  Joe Hansley (COST) 8
Punt Return Yards
1. Scott Harding (HI) 295
2. Chris Potter* (BOISE) 284
3. Khalid Wooten* (NV) 242
4. Rashad Evans* (FREST) 148
5. Blair Burns (WY) 122
6. Joe Hansley (COST) 100
7. Tim Vizzi* (SDGST) 95
8. Isaiah Burse* (FREST) 82
9. Ty Macarthur* (AF) 76
10. Jalen Claiborne (WY) 66
Kickoff Returns
1. Mike Edwards (HI) 40
2. Kendall Brock* (NV) 31
3. Colin Lockett* (SDGST) 30
4. Isaiah Burse* (FREST) 29
5. Eric Johnson (NVLV) 28
6. Marcus Sullivan (NVLV) 22
7. Chase Clayton (NM) 20
  Anthony Lacoste* (AF) 20
9. Thomas Coffman (COST) 17
10. Shane Williams-Rhodes* (BOISE) 13
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Mike Edwards (HI) 1215
2. Colin Lockett* (SDGST) 777
3. Kendall Brock* (NV) 724
4. Isaiah Burse* (FREST) 651
5. Chase Clayton (NM) 608
6. Anthony Lacoste* (AF) 543
7. Marcus Sullivan (NVLV) 517
8. Eric Johnson (NVLV) 495
9. Thomas Coffman (COST) 418
10. Shane Williams-Rhodes* (BOISE) 324
Kickoff Return Touchdowns
1. Mike Edwards (HI) 3
2. Colin Lockett* (SDGST) 2
  Chase Clayton (NM) 2
Solo Tackles
1. Austin Niklas* (AF) 74
2. Ghaali Muhammad (WY) 71
3. J.C. Percy* (BOISE) 70
4. Albert Rosette* (NV) 68
  Jake Fely* (SDGST) 68
  Duke Williams* (NV) 68
  Nat Berhe* (SDGST) 68
8. Phillip Thomas* (FREST) 66
9. Derron Smith* (FREST) 61
10. John Lotulelei (NVLV) 59
Assisted Tackles
1. Albert Rosette* (NV) 67
2. John Lotulelei (NVLV) 61
3. Korey Jones (WY) 54
  Austin Niklas* (AF) 54
5. Lanston Tanyi (COST) 51
6. J.C. Percy* (BOISE) 48
7. Mike Purcell (WY) 47
8. Alex Means* (AF) 46
9. Brian Lindsay* (AF) 45
10. Christian Spears* (AF) 43
Total Tackles
1. Albert Rosette* (NV) 135
2. Austin Niklas* (AF) 128
3. John Lotulelei (NVLV) 120
4. J.C. Percy* (BOISE) 118
5. Ghaali Muhammad (WY) 106
  Duke Williams* (NV) 106
7. Korey Jones (WY) 103
8. Alex Means* (AF) 101
9. Nat Berhe* (SDGST) 94
10. Brian Lindsay* (AF) 92
Tackles for Loss
1. Art Laurel (HI) 14
  Demarcus Lawrence* (BOISE) 14
3. Nick Tenhaeff* (SDGST) 13
4. Phillip Thomas* (FREST) 12
  Alex Means* (AF) 12
6. Jake Fely* (SDGST) 12
  Tristan Okpalaugo* (FREST) 12
8. Andy Jennings* (FREST) 11
  Cory James (COST) 11
10. Beau Yap (HI) 10
Sacks
1. Demarcus Lawrence* (BOISE) 10
2. Brock Hekking* (NV) 8
3. Cory James (COST) 8
4. Jake Fely* (SDGST) 7
5. Derek Largent* (SDGST) 6
6. Tavita Woodard (HI) 6
  Andy Jennings* (FREST) 6
8. Tyler Horn* (BOISE) 5
  Jacori Greer (NM) 5
  Paipai Falemalu (HI) 5
  Sonny Sanitoa (NVLV) 5
  Lenny Jones* (NV) 5
Interceptions
1. Phillip Thomas* (FREST) 8
2. Derron Smith* (FREST) 6
3. Sean Alston* (FREST) 5
4. Jamar Taylor* (BOISE) 4
5. Darian Thompson* (BOISE) 3
  Destry Berry (NM) 3
  Dallas Bollema (NM) 3
  Jeremy Ioane* (BOISE) 3
  Leon McFadden* (SDGST) 3
  Chad Reese (WY) 3
  Eric Pinkins* (SDGST) 3
Interception Return Yards
1. Derron Smith* (FREST) 127
  Chad Reese (WY) 127
3. Leon McFadden* (SDGST) 124
4. Sean Alston* (FREST) 103
5. Blair Burns (WY) 99
6. Phillip Thomas* (FREST) 98
7. Dallas Bollema (NM) 94
8. Alex Means* (AF) 86
9. Khalid Wooten* (NV) 78
10. Deandre Elliott (COST) 76
Interception Return Touchdowns
1. Phillip Thomas* (FREST) 3
2. Leon McFadden* (SDGST) 2
Passes Defended
1. Khalid Wooten* (NV) 17
  Mike Edwards (HI) 17
3. Leon McFadden* (SDGST) 15
4. Destry Berry (NM) 14
  L.J. Jones* (FREST) 14
6. Jamar Taylor* (BOISE) 13
  Phillip Thomas* (FREST) 13
8. Blair Burns (WY) 11
  Charles Garrett* (NV) 11
  Sean Alston* (FREST) 11
  Trent Matthews (COST) 11
  Alex Means* (AF) 11
Fumbles Forced
1. Phillip Thomas* (FREST) 4
  Andy Jennings* (FREST) 4
  Kenny Brown (NVLV) 4
  Demarcus Lawrence* (BOISE) 4
  Matt Raymer (NM) 4
6. Jamar Taylor* (BOISE) 3
  Duke Williams* (NV) 3
  Siaosi Hala'Api'Api (WY) 3
  Lenny Jones* (NV) 3
  Austin Niklas* (AF) 3