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1997 Pacific-10 Conference Year Summary

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Record: 68-48, .586 W-L% (2nd of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.41 (2nd of 11) ▪ SOS: 6.37 (2nd of 11)

Conference Champion: UCLA and Washington State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Southern California, Stanford and Washington)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Arizona State, UCLA, Washington and Washington State)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
UCLA 10 2 .833 7 1 .875 39.8 20.6 19.12 6.20
Washington State 10 2 .833 7 1 .875 40.3 24.7 14.21 4.71
Arizona State 9 3 .750 6 2 .750 27.0 17.5 12.43 3.85
Washington 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 35.0 21.6 18.65 8.07
Arizona 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 26.4 26.0 7.91 6.66
Southern California 6 5 .545 4 4 .500 21.2 21.2 10.22 8.76
Oregon 7 5 .583 3 5 .375 31.7 29.2 9.29 6.62
Stanford 5 6 .455 3 5 .375 25.1 28.8 4.64 7.55
California 3 8 .273 1 7 .125 26.8 30.8 1.24 6.15
Oregon State 3 8 .273 0 8 .000 17.7 25.9 -3.58 5.15

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/25 9/2 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
UCLA         24 24 22 18 17 13 12 10 9 7 6 5 5 5
Washington State         19 15 15 12 13 10 10 16 14 11 10 8 8 9
Arizona State       24 14 25 25     23 20 15 15 12 12 17 16 14
Washington 4 4 4 3 2 10 10 10 10 7 7 6 13 17 21 21 21 18
Southern California 22 23 23 23                            
Stanford 18 18 17 17 21 20 19 16 25                  

6 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1998-01-01 Cotton Bowl UCLA 29 Texas A&M 23 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1998-01-01 Rose Bowl Michigan 21 Washington State 16 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1997-12-31 Sun Bowl Arizona State 17 Iowa 7 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1997-12-27 Insight Bowl Arizona 20 New Mexico 14 Insight Bowl (Tucson, AZ)
1997-12-25 Aloha Bowl Washington 51 Michigan State 23 Aloha Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
1997-12-20 Las Vegas Bowl Oregon 41 Air Force 13 Las Vegas Bowl (Las Vegas, NV)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Ryan Leaf* (WAST) 227
2. Justin Vedder (CA) 221
3. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 189
  Chad Hutchinson (STAN) 189
5. Ryan Kealy (AZST) 162
6. Tim Alexander (ORST) 157
7. John Fox (SCA) 153
8. Brock Huard (WA) 146
9. Ortege Jenkins (AZ) 115
10. Akili Smith* (OR) 108
Pass Attempts
1. Ryan Leaf* (WAST) 410
2. Justin Vedder (CA) 390
3. Tim Alexander (ORST) 327
4. Chad Hutchinson (STAN) 315
5. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 312
6. Ryan Kealy (AZST) 297
7. John Fox (SCA) 280
8. Brock Huard (WA) 244
9. Ortege Jenkins (AZ) 235
10. Akili Smith* (OR) 200
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 60.6
2. Chad Hutchinson (STAN) 60.0
3. Brock Huard (WA) 59.8
4. Justin Vedder (CA) 56.7
5. Jason Maas* (OR) 55.6
6. Ryan Leaf* (WAST) 55.4
7. John Fox (SCA) 54.6
8. Ryan Kealy (AZST) 54.5
9. Akili Smith* (OR) 54.0
10. Ortege Jenkins (AZ) 48.9
Passing Yards
1. Ryan Leaf* (WAST) 3968
2. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 3116
3. Justin Vedder (CA) 2718
4. Brock Huard (WA) 2140
5. Ryan Kealy (AZST) 2137
6. Chad Hutchinson (STAN) 2101
7. John Fox (SCA) 1940
8. Tim Alexander (ORST) 1745
9. Ortege Jenkins (AZ) 1669
10. Jason Maas* (OR) 1631
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 10.0
2. Ryan Leaf* (WAST) 9.7
3. Brock Huard (WA) 8.8
4. Jason Maas* (OR) 8.7
5. Ryan Kealy (AZST) 7.2
6. Ortege Jenkins (AZ) 7.1
7. Justin Vedder (CA) 7.0
8. John Fox (SCA) 6.9
9. Akili Smith* (OR) 6.9
10. Chad Hutchinson (STAN) 6.7
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 10.7
2. Ryan Leaf* (WAST) 10.1
3. Brock Huard (WA) 8.8
4. Jason Maas* (OR) 8.7
5. Ortege Jenkins (AZ) 7.8
6. Ryan Kealy (AZST) 7.1
7. Akili Smith* (OR) 6.7
8. John Fox (SCA) 6.5
9. Justin Vedder (CA) 6.4
10. Chad Hutchinson (STAN) 5.9
Passing Touchdowns
1. Ryan Leaf* (WAST) 34
2. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 24
3. Brock Huard (WA) 23
4. Justin Vedder (CA) 20
5. Ortege Jenkins (AZ) 19
6. Jason Maas* (OR) 18
7. Ryan Kealy (AZST) 15
8. Akili Smith* (OR) 13
9. John Fox (SCA) 12
10. Chad Hutchinson (STAN) 10
Passing Interceptions
1. Justin Vedder (CA) 14
  Tim Alexander (ORST) 14
3. Ryan Leaf* (WAST) 11
4. Brock Huard (WA) 10
  Chad Hutchinson (STAN) 10
6. Jason Maas* (OR) 8
  John Fox (SCA) 8
8. Ryan Kealy (AZST) 7
  Akili Smith* (OR) 7
10. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 6
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 166.0
2. Ryan Leaf* (WAST) 158.7
3. Brock Huard (WA) 156.4
4. Jason Maas* (OR) 152.1
5. Ortege Jenkins (AZ) 131.0
6. Ryan Kealy (AZST) 126.9
7. Akili Smith* (OR) 126.6
8. Justin Vedder (CA) 125.0
9. John Fox (SCA) 121.3
10. Chad Hutchinson (STAN) 120.2
Rush Attempts
1. Saladin McCullough* (OR) 267
2. Skip Hicks* (UCLA) 258
3. Michael Black* (WAST) 242
4. Tarik Smith (CA) 162
5. Michael Martin (AZST) 161
6. Mike Mitchell (STAN) 152
7. J.R. Redmond (AZST) 142
8. Rashaan Shehee (WA) 139
9. Trung Canidate (AZ) 138
10. Tim Alexander (ORST) 127
Rushing Yards
1. Saladin McCullough* (OR) 1343
2. Skip Hicks* (UCLA) 1282
3. Michael Black* (WAST) 1181
4. J.R. Redmond (AZST) 865
5. Rashaan Shehee (WA) 862
  Michael Martin (AZST) 862
7. Trung Canidate (AZ) 804
8. Anthony Bookman (STAN) 800
9. Tarik Smith (CA) 636
10. Mike Mitchell (STAN) 597
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Anthony Bookman (STAN) 6.6
2. Rashaan Shehee (WA) 6.2
3. J.R. Redmond (AZST) 6.1
4. Trung Canidate (AZ) 5.8
5. Michael Martin (AZST) 5.4
6. Saladin McCullough* (OR) 5.0
7. Skip Hicks* (UCLA) 5.0
8. Michael Black* (WAST) 4.9
9. Marcus Fields (CA) 4.4
10. Maurice Shaw (WA) 4.3
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Skip Hicks* (UCLA) 22
2. Michael Black* (WAST) 11
3. Saladin McCullough* (OR) 9
4. Rashaan Shehee (WA) 8
5. J.R. Redmond (AZST) 7
  Tarik Smith (CA) 7
  Anthony Bookman (STAN) 7
8. Ryan Leaf* (WAST) 6
  Maurice Shaw (WA) 6
10. Marcus Fields (CA) 5
  Michael Martin (AZST) 5
Receptions
1. Troy Walters (STAN) 86
2. Bobby Shaw (CA) 75
3. Jerome Pathon (WA) 69
4. Dennis Northcutt (AZ) 58
5. Billy Miller (SCA) 56
6. Pat Johnson* (OR) 55
  Kevin McKenzie* (WAST) 55
8. Damon Dunn (STAN) 54
  Chris Jackson* (WAST) 54
10. Lenzie Jackson (AZST) 53
  Dameane Douglas (CA) 53
Receiving Yards
1. Jerome Pathon (WA) 1245
2. Troy Walters (STAN) 1206
3. Bobby Shaw (CA) 1093
4. Pat Johnson* (OR) 1072
5. Chris Jackson* (WAST) 1005
6. Jim McElroy* (UCLA) 988
7. Kevin McKenzie* (WAST) 911
8. R. Jay Soward (SCA) 831
9. Dennis Northcutt (AZ) 767
10. Lenzie Jackson (AZST) 733
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Jim McElroy* (UCLA) 21.0
2. Pat Johnson* (OR) 19.5
3. Chris Jackson* (WAST) 18.6
4. Shawn McWashington* (WAST) 18.1
5. Jerome Pathon (WA) 18.0
6. Robert Prescott (ORST) 17.7
7. R. Jay Soward (SCA) 17.3
8. Fred Coleman (WA) 17.2
9. Brad Brennan (AZ) 17.1
10. Blake Spence* (OR) 16.6
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Kevin McKenzie* (WAST) 11
  Chris Jackson* (WAST) 11
3. Jim McElroy* (UCLA) 10
  Bobby Shaw (CA) 10
5. Dennis Northcutt (AZ) 9
6. Troy Walters (STAN) 8
  Tony Hartley* (OR) 8
  R. Jay Soward (SCA) 8
  Pat Johnson* (OR) 8
  Jerome Pathon (WA) 8
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Saladin McCullough* (OR) 285
2. Skip Hicks* (UCLA) 280
3. Michael Black* (WAST) 257
4. Tarik Smith (CA) 170
5. Mike Mitchell (STAN) 169
6. Michael Martin (AZST) 167
7. J.R. Redmond (AZST) 157
8. Rashaan Shehee (WA) 154
9. Kelvin Eafon (AZ) 144
10. Trung Canidate (AZ) 141
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Skip Hicks* (UCLA) 1671
2. Saladin McCullough* (OR) 1503
3. Michael Black* (WAST) 1358
4. Jerome Pathon (WA) 1245
5. Troy Walters (STAN) 1199
6. Bobby Shaw (CA) 1101
7. Pat Johnson* (OR) 1066
8. J.R. Redmond (AZST) 1051
9. Jim McElroy* (UCLA) 1019
10. Rashaan Shehee (WA) 1008
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Skip Hicks* (UCLA) 26
2. Michael Black* (WAST) 12
3. Kevin McKenzie* (WAST) 11
  Saladin McCullough* (OR) 11
  Chris Jackson* (WAST) 11
6. Jim McElroy* (UCLA) 10
  Bobby Shaw (CA) 10
  R. Jay Soward (SCA) 10
  Dennis Northcutt (AZ) 10
10. Rashaan Shehee (WA) 9
Total Plays
1. Ryan Leaf* (WAST) 492
2. Justin Vedder (CA) 489
3. Tim Alexander (ORST) 454
4. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 391
5. Chad Hutchinson (STAN) 376
6. Ryan Kealy (AZST) 349
7. John Fox (SCA) 324
8. Ortege Jenkins (AZ) 300
9. Akili Smith* (OR) 289
10. Brock Huard (WA) 275
Total Yards
1. Ryan Leaf* (WAST) 3920
2. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 3142
3. Justin Vedder (CA) 2743
4. Brock Huard (WA) 2058
5. Tim Alexander (ORST) 2033
6. Ryan Kealy (AZST) 1936
7. John Fox (SCA) 1912
8. Chad Hutchinson (STAN) 1885
9. Ortege Jenkins (AZ) 1722
10. Jason Maas* (OR) 1699
Total Yards Per Play
1. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 8.0
2. Ryan Leaf* (WAST) 8.0
Total Touchdowns
1. Ryan Leaf* (WAST) 40
2. Cade McNown* (UCLA) 28
3. Brock Huard (WA) 24
4. Skip Hicks* (UCLA) 22
5. Ortege Jenkins (AZ) 21
6. Justin Vedder (CA) 20
7. Jason Maas* (OR) 19
8. Ryan Kealy (AZST) 15
  Akili Smith* (OR) 15
10. John Fox (SCA) 13