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2002 Sun Belt Conference Year Summary

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Record: 33-53, .384 W-L% (12th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -9.28 (12th of 12) ▪ SOS: -4.61 (11th of 12)

Conference Champion: North Texas

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
North Texas 8 5 .615 6 0 1.000 19.2 14.8 0.61 -3.00
New Mexico State 7 5 .583 5 1 .833 27.3 27.3 -5.05 -5.30
Arkansas State 6 7 .462 3 3 .500 19.9 27.8 -10.48 -7.79
Middle Tennessee State 4 8 .333 2 4 .333 24.8 27.7 -8.97 -5.64
Louisiana-Lafayette 3 9 .250 2 4 .333 16.9 29.3 -13.80 -3.13
Louisiana-Monroe 3 9 .250 2 4 .333 19.7 37.6 -13.80 -4.05
Idaho 2 10 .167 1 5 .167 23.8 35.7 -13.50 -3.33

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2002-12-17 New Orleans Bowl North Texas 24 Cincinnati 19 New Orleans Bowl (New Orleans, LA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Brian Lindgren (ID) 240
2. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 181
3. Jon Van Cleave (LALAF) 169
4. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 142
5. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 136
6. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 95
7. Andrew Smith* (NTX) 82
8. Buck Pierce (NMST) 68
9. Eric Rekieta (LALAF) 65
10. Adam Mallette (ID) 32

Pass Attempts

1. Brian Lindgren (ID) 382
2. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 368
3. Jon Van Cleave (LALAF) 316
4. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 258
5. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 243
6. Andrew Smith* (NTX) 174
7. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 158
8. Eric Rekieta (LALAF) 113
9. Buck Pierce (NMST) 107
10. Adam Mallette (ID) 70

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Brian Lindgren (ID) 62.8
2. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 58.4
3. Jon Van Cleave (LALAF) 53.5
4. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 52.7
5. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 49.2

Passing Yards

1. Brian Lindgren (ID) 2763
2. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 2318
3. Jon Van Cleave (LALAF) 2081
4. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 1753
5. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 1751
6. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 1327
7. Andrew Smith* (NTX) 1080
8. Buck Pierce (NMST) 949
9. Eric Rekieta (LALAF) 652
10. Adam Mallette (ID) 351

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Brian Lindgren (ID) 7.2
2. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 7.2
3. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 6.8
4. Jon Van Cleave (LALAF) 6.6
5. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 6.3

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Brian Lindgren (ID) 7.0
2. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 6.4
3. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 6.1
4. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 6.1
5. Jon Van Cleave (LALAF) 5.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Brian Lindgren (ID) 134.8
2. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 121.4
3. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 113.2
4. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 112.4
5. Jon Van Cleave (LALAF) 108.7

Rush Attempts

1. Danny Smith (ARST) 254
2. Kevin Galbreath* (NTX) 244
3. Bryant Jacobs (LAMON) 205
4. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 189
5. Dwone Hicks (MIDTN) 184
6. Blair Lewis (ID) 176
7. Jerome Coleman (LALAF) 171
8. Patrick Cobbs* (NTX) 155
9. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 150
10. Antonio Warren (ARST) 134

Rushing Yards

1. Danny Smith (ARST) 1390
2. Kevin Galbreath* (NTX) 1168
3. Bryant Jacobs (LAMON) 1043
4. Dwone Hicks (MIDTN) 1011
5. Blair Lewis (ID) 930
6. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 868
7. Patrick Cobbs* (NTX) 732
8. Reshard Lee (MIDTN) 642
9. Antonio Warren (ARST) 554
10. Eric Higgins (NMST) 499

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Reshard Lee (MIDTN) 5.8
2. Dwone Hicks (MIDTN) 5.5
3. Danny Smith (ARST) 5.5
4. Eric Higgins (NMST) 5.3
5. Blair Lewis (ID) 5.3
6. Bryant Jacobs (LAMON) 5.1
7. Kevin Galbreath* (NTX) 4.8
8. Patrick Cobbs* (NTX) 4.7
9. Walter Taylor (NMST) 4.7
10. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 4.6

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Danny Smith (ARST) 14
2. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 12
3. Dwone Hicks (MIDTN) 11
  Blair Lewis (ID) 11
5. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 10
6. Kevin Galbreath* (NTX) 8
7. Jerome Coleman (LALAF) 7
  Patrick Cobbs* (NTX) 7
  Bryant Jacobs (LAMON) 7
10. Reshard Lee (MIDTN) 6
  Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 6

Receiving Yards

1. Mack Vincent (LAMON) 1198
2. Frederick Stamps (LALAF) 1002
3. H.B. Briscoe (NMST) 880
4. Josh Jelmberg (ID) 785
5. Orlando Winston (ID) 624
6. Tyrone Calico (MIDTN) 606
7. Chris Belser (ID) 595
8. P.J. Winston (NMST) 574
9. Andre George (LALAF) 531
10. Drouzon Quillen (LAMON) 514

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Frederick Stamps (LALAF) 18.6
2. H.B. Briscoe (NMST) 17.6
3. Jamie Hickenbotham (ARST) 17.3
4. Drouzon Quillen (LAMON) 16.1
5. Mack Vincent (LAMON) 15.2
6. P.J. Winston (NMST) 14.7
7. Tyrone Calico (MIDTN) 13.5
8. George Marshall* (NTX) 13.0
9. Chris Belser (ID) 12.7
10. Orlando Winston (ID) 12.5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Danny Smith (ARST) 265
2. Kevin Galbreath* (NTX) 245
3. Bryant Jacobs (LAMON) 215
4. Dwone Hicks (MIDTN) 199
5. Blair Lewis (ID) 198
6. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 189
7. Jerome Coleman (LALAF) 185
8. Patrick Cobbs* (NTX) 162
9. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 150
10. Antonio Warren (ARST) 141

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Danny Smith (ARST) 1511
2. Dwone Hicks (MIDTN) 1261
3. Mack Vincent (LAMON) 1251
4. Kevin Galbreath* (NTX) 1189
5. Blair Lewis (ID) 1133
6. Bryant Jacobs (LAMON) 1075
7. Frederick Stamps (LALAF) 1011
8. H.B. Briscoe (NMST) 880
9. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 868
10. Josh Jelmberg (ID) 792

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Danny Smith (ARST) 14
2. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 12
  Blair Lewis (ID) 12
4. Dwone Hicks (MIDTN) 11
5. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 10
6. Frederick Stamps (LALAF) 8
  Kevin Galbreath* (NTX) 8
  Josh Jelmberg (ID) 8
9. Patrick Cobbs* (NTX) 7
  Mack Vincent (LAMON) 7
  Jerome Coleman (LALAF) 7
  Bryant Jacobs (LAMON) 7

Total Plays

1. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 453
2. Brian Lindgren (ID) 429
3. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 393
4. Jon Van Cleave (LALAF) 380
5. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 347
6. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 340
7. Danny Smith (ARST) 254
8. Andrew Smith* (NTX) 244
  Kevin Galbreath* (NTX) 244
10. Bryant Jacobs (LAMON) 206

Total Yards

1. Brian Lindgren (ID) 2666
2. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 2483
3. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 2239
4. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 2195
5. Jon Van Cleave (LALAF) 2031
6. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 1944
7. Danny Smith (ARST) 1390
8. Kevin Galbreath* (NTX) 1168
9. Buck Pierce (NMST) 1129
10. Bryant Jacobs (LAMON) 1043

Total Touchdowns

1. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 20
2. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 19
  Brian Lindgren (ID) 19
4. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 16
5. Danny Smith (ARST) 14
6. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 13
7. Blair Lewis (ID) 11
  Dwone Hicks (MIDTN) 11
9. Jon Van Cleave (LALAF) 9
  Buck Pierce (NMST) 9

Points

1. Danny Smith (ARST) 84
2. Dario Aguiniga (NMST) 83
3. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 76
4. Blair Lewis (ID) 72
5. Dwone Hicks (MIDTN) 66
6. Brian Kelly (MIDTN) 63
7. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 62
8. Eric Neihouse (ARST) 61
9. Keith Stamps (ID) 57
10. Nick Bazaldua* (NTX) 55

Extra Point Attempts

1. Keith Stamps (ID) 36
2. Dario Aguiniga (NMST) 33
3. Brian Kelly (MIDTN) 32
  Eric Neihouse (ARST) 32
5. Nick Bazaldua* (NTX) 28
6. Sean Comiskey (LALAF) 20
7. Tyler Kuecker (LAMON) 15
  Joel Stelly (LAMON) 15

Extra Points Made

1. Keith Stamps (ID) 36
2. Dario Aguiniga (NMST) 32
3. Brian Kelly (MIDTN) 31
  Eric Neihouse (ARST) 31
5. Nick Bazaldua* (NTX) 22
6. Sean Comiskey (LALAF) 20
7. Joel Stelly (LAMON) 14
8. Tyler Kuecker (LAMON) 13

Field Goal Attempts

1. Dario Aguiniga (NMST) 23
2. Eric Neihouse (ARST) 22
3. Sean Comiskey (LALAF) 18
4. Keith Stamps (ID) 17
5. Nick Bazaldua* (NTX) 14
6. Brian Kelly (MIDTN) 13
7. Tyler Kuecker (LAMON) 10
8. Joel Stelly (LAMON) 2

Field Goals Made

1. Dario Aguiniga (NMST) 17
2. Brian Kelly (MIDTN) 10
  Eric Neihouse (ARST) 10
4. Nick Bazaldua* (NTX) 9
  Sean Comiskey (LALAF) 9
6. Keith Stamps (ID) 7
7. Tyler Kuecker (LAMON) 4

Field Goal Percentage

1. Brian Kelly (MIDTN) 76.9
2. Dario Aguiniga (NMST) 73.9
3. Nick Bazaldua* (NTX) 64.3
4. Sean Comiskey (LALAF) 50.0
5. Eric Neihouse (ARST) 45.5
6. Keith Stamps (ID) 41.2

Punting Yards

1. Brad Kadlubar* (NTX) 3297
2. Grant Autrey (LALAF) 3108
3. Robert Billings (MIDTN) 2599
4. Mike Alexander (ARST) 2469
5. Ryan Downes (ID) 2338
6. Kjell Nesen (LAMON) 2048
7. Brian Copple (NMST) 1585
8. Joel Stelly (LAMON) 591
9. Tyler Kuecker (LAMON) 333
10. Nick Bazaldua* (NTX) 54

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Robert Billings (MIDTN) 42.6
2. Brad Kadlubar* (NTX) 42.3
3. Ryan Downes (ID) 41.8
4. Grant Autrey (LALAF) 39.8
5. Mike Alexander (ARST) 38.6
6. Brian Copple (NMST) 37.7
7. Kjell Nesen (LAMON) 36.6

Punt Returns

1. Ja'Mel Branch* (NTX) 28
2. Ty Gifford (NMST) 26
  Cedric Thompson (ID) 26
  Tyrone Gifford (NMST) 26
5. Jamie Hickenbotham (ARST) 23
6. Andre George (LALAF) 21
7. David Youell (MIDTN) 17
8. H.J. Adams (LAMON) 12
9. Patrick Cobbs* (NTX) 8
  Kerry Wright (MIDTN) 8

Punt Return Yards

1. Tyrone Gifford (NMST) 276
  Ty Gifford (NMST) 276
3. Jamie Hickenbotham (ARST) 247
4. Cedric Thompson (ID) 236
5. Ja'Mel Branch* (NTX) 218
6. Andre George (LALAF) 170
7. Rod Bryant (ID) 99
8. David Youell (MIDTN) 86
9. Nick Dugas (LALAF) 82
  Ross Rix (LALAF) 82

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Jamie Hickenbotham (ARST) 10.7
2. Tyrone Gifford (NMST) 10.6
  Ty Gifford (NMST) 10.6
4. Cedric Thompson (ID) 9.1
5. Andre George (LALAF) 8.1
6. Ja'Mel Branch* (NTX) 7.8
7. H.J. Adams (LAMON) 6.2
8. David Youell (MIDTN) 5.1

Kickoff Returns

1. Cedric Thompson (ID) 36
2. Jamie Hickenbotham (ARST) 22
3. P.J. Winston (NMST) 21
4. Bill Sampy (LALAF) 20
5. Rod Bryant (ID) 16
6. Ja'Mel Branch* (NTX) 15
  Bryant Jacobs (LAMON) 15
8. Jerome Stegall (ARST) 14
  H.J. Adams (LAMON) 14
10. Ty Gifford (NMST) 13
  Tyrone Gifford (NMST) 13

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Cedric Thompson (ID) 826
2. Jamie Hickenbotham (ARST) 483
3. P.J. Winston (NMST) 437
4. Bill Sampy (LALAF) 376
5. Bryant Jacobs (LAMON) 357
6. Rod Bryant (ID) 307
7. Ja'Mel Branch* (NTX) 281
8. Ty Gifford (NMST) 272
  Jerome Stegall (ARST) 272
  Tyrone Gifford (NMST) 272

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Bryant Jacobs (LAMON) 23.8
2. Cedric Thompson (ID) 22.9
3. Jamie Hickenbotham (ARST) 22.0
4. Reshard Lee (MIDTN) 21.0
5. Ty Gifford (NMST) 20.9
  Tyrone Gifford (NMST) 20.9
7. P.J. Winston (NMST) 20.8
8. Jerome Stegall (ARST) 19.4
9. Rod Bryant (ID) 19.2
10. Bill Sampy (LALAF) 18.8

Interception Return Yards

1. Don McGee* (NTX) 109
2. Chuck Allen (ARST) 90
3. Cody Spencer* (NTX) 61
4. Jonathan Burke (ARST) 59
5. Siddeeq Shabazz (NMST) 53
6. Terryl Fenton (LALAF) 44
  Jamal Smith (LALAF) 44
8. Derrick McGill (LAMON) 42
9. Brandon Lynch (MIDTN) 37
10. Will Martin (MIDTN) 35