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2003 Sun Belt Conference Year Summary

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Record: 32-65, .330 W-L% (12th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -11.51 (12th of 12) ▪ SOS: -5.83 (12th 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 9 4 .692 7 0 1.000 27.5 21.9 -0.81 -5.43
Louisiana-Lafayette 4 8 .333 3 2 .600 22.2 34.6 -12.05 -4.63
Arkansas State 5 7 .417 3 3 .500 20.2 33.4 -14.49 -7.83
Middle Tennessee State 4 8 .333 3 3 .500 27.7 31.3 -10.45 -5.62
Utah State 3 9 .250 3 3 .500 22.0 26.3 -10.75 -4.75
Idaho 3 9 .250 3 4 .429 20.7 26.2 -14.24 -7.66
New Mexico State 3 9 .250 2 5 .286 21.8 28.4 -11.13 -4.96
Louisiana-Monroe 1 11 .083 1 5 .167 19.9 38.9 -18.19 -5.77

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2003-12-16 New Orleans Bowl Memphis 27 North Texas 17 New Orleans Bowl (New Orleans, LA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Travis Cox (UTST) 235
2. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 201
3. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 153
4. Brian Lindgren (ID) 147
5. Jerry Babb (LALAF) 146
6. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 145
7. Buck Pierce (NMST) 118
8. Eric Rekieta (LALAF) 99
9. Scott Hall (NTX) 98
10. Michael Harrington (ID) 90
Pass Attempts
1. Travis Cox (UTST) 415
2. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 360
3. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 273
4. Jerry Babb (LALAF) 259
5. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 253
6. Brian Lindgren (ID) 246
7. Michael Harrington (ID) 196
8. Buck Pierce (NMST) 170
9. Eric Rekieta (LALAF) 165
  Scott Hall (NTX) 165
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Buck Pierce (NMST) 69.4
2. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 60.5
3. Brian Lindgren (ID) 59.8
4. Travis Cox (UTST) 56.6
5. Jerry Babb (LALAF) 56.4
6. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 55.8
7. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 53.1
8. Michael Harrington (ID) 45.9
Passing Yards
1. Travis Cox (UTST) 2791
2. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 2112
3. Brian Lindgren (ID) 2077
4. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 1742
5. Scott Hall (NTX) 1580
6. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 1537
7. Buck Pierce (NMST) 1510
8. Jerry Babb (LALAF) 1502
9. Eric Rekieta (LALAF) 1090
10. Michael Harrington (ID) 996
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Buck Pierce (NMST) 8.9
2. Brian Lindgren (ID) 8.4
3. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 6.9
4. Travis Cox (UTST) 6.7
5. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 5.9
6. Jerry Babb (LALAF) 5.8
7. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 5.6
8. Michael Harrington (ID) 5.1
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Brian Lindgren (ID) 8.2
2. Buck Pierce (NMST) 8.1
3. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 6.9
4. Travis Cox (UTST) 6.8
5. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 5.1
6. Jerry Babb (LALAF) 4.9
7. Michael Harrington (ID) 4.7
8. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 4.2
Passing Touchdowns
1. Travis Cox (UTST) 18
2. Brian Lindgren (ID) 15
3. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 14
4. Scott Hall (NTX) 13
5. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 10
6. Buck Pierce (NMST) 7
  Clint Marks (MIDTN) 7
  Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 7
  Eric Rekieta (LALAF) 7
10. Jerry Babb (LALAF) 6
Passing Interceptions
1. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 13
2. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 12
3. Jerry Babb (LALAF) 8
  Brian Lindgren (ID) 8
5. Travis Cox (UTST) 7
  Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 7
  Nick Noce (ARST) 7
8. Buck Pierce (NMST) 6
  Eric Rekieta (LALAF) 6
10. Scott Hall (NTX) 5
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Buck Pierce (NMST) 150.6
2. Brian Lindgren (ID) 144.3
3. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 125.1
4. Travis Cox (UTST) 124.1
5. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 111.3
6. Jerry Babb (LALAF) 106.6
7. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 103.0
8. Michael Harrington (ID) 92.9
Rush Attempts
1. Patrick Cobbs (NTX) 284
2. Zach Gerstner (ID) 256
3. Kevin Payne (LAMON) 248
4. David Fiefia (UTST) 206
5. Eugene Gross (MIDTN) 189
6. Eric Higgins (NMST) 146
7. Tony Joseph (NMST) 129
8. Chris Easley (ARST) 118
9. Shermar Bracey (ARST) 112
10. Chester Johnson (LALAF) 108
Rushing Yards
1. Patrick Cobbs (NTX) 1570
2. Zach Gerstner (ID) 1157
3. Kevin Payne (LAMON) 976
4. David Fiefia (UTST) 967
5. Eric Higgins (NMST) 753
6. Eugene Gross (MIDTN) 735
7. Tony Joseph (NMST) 712
8. Shermar Bracey (ARST) 530
9. Chris Easley (ARST) 475
10. Don Calloway (MIDTN) 424
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Patrick Cobbs (NTX) 5.5
2. Tony Joseph (NMST) 5.5
3. Eric Higgins (NMST) 5.2
4. Don Calloway (MIDTN) 4.8
5. Shermar Bracey (ARST) 4.7
6. David Fiefia (UTST) 4.7
7. Zach Gerstner (ID) 4.5
8. Chris Easley (ARST) 4.0
9. Kevin Payne (LAMON) 3.9
10. Chester Johnson (LALAF) 3.9
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Patrick Cobbs (NTX) 17
2. Eugene Gross (MIDTN) 10
3. Shermar Bracey (ARST) 8
  Buck Pierce (NMST) 8
5. David Fiefia (UTST) 7
6. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 6
  Kevin Payne (LAMON) 6
  Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 6
9. Jerry Babb (LALAF) 5
  Zach Gerstner (ID) 5
  Chester Johnson (LALAF) 5
Receptions
1. Kerry Wright (MIDTN) 73
2. Frederick Stamps (LALAF) 62
  Chris Cooley (UTST) 62
  Mack Vincent (LAMON) 62
5. Ronshay Jenkins (NMST) 57
6. Orlando Winston (ID) 55
7. Kevin Payne (LAMON) 41
8. Bill Sampy (LALAF) 39
9. David Fiefia (UTST) 38
10. Chris Stallworth (UTST) 37
  Kenny Coleman (UTST) 37
  Floyd Smith (LAMON) 37
Receiving Yards
1. Kerry Wright (MIDTN) 1280
2. Frederick Stamps (LALAF) 973
3. Ronshay Jenkins (NMST) 928
4. Orlando Winston (ID) 807
5. Chris Cooley (UTST) 732
6. Mack Vincent (LAMON) 700
7. Johnny Quinn (NTX) 653
8. Kevin Payne (LAMON) 488
9. Bill Sampy (LALAF) 486
10. Chris Stallworth (UTST) 483
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Johnny Quinn (NTX) 21.8
2. Kerry Wright (MIDTN) 17.5
3. Jimmy Labita (ID) 16.8
4. Ronshay Jenkins (NMST) 16.3
5. Frederick Stamps (LALAF) 15.7
6. Mike McCoy (ID) 14.9
  Michael McCoy (ID) 14.9
8. Orlando Winston (ID) 14.7
9. Mike Cox (ARST) 13.6
10. Jerome Stegall (ARST) 13.5
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Mack Vincent (LAMON) 9
  Kerry Wright (MIDTN) 9
3. Frederick Stamps (LALAF) 7
  Orlando Winston (ID) 7
5. Chris Cooley (UTST) 6
6. Andy Blount (NTX) 5
7. Chris Stallworth (UTST) 4
  Jeff Stowe (ID) 4
  Ronshay Jenkins (NMST) 4
10. Kevin Payne (LAMON) 3
  Chris Duncan (NMST) 3
  Wardell Alsup (MIDTN) 3
  Johnny Quinn (NTX) 3
  Bill Sampy (LALAF) 3
  Joel Nwigwe (NTX) 3
  Jerome Stegall (ARST) 3
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Kevin Payne (LAMON) 289
2. Zach Gerstner (ID) 288
  Patrick Cobbs (NTX) 288
4. David Fiefia (UTST) 244
5. Eugene Gross (MIDTN) 214
6. Eric Higgins (NMST) 152
7. Tony Joseph (NMST) 134
8. Chester Johnson (LALAF) 128
9. Chris Easley (ARST) 125
10. Shermar Bracey (ARST) 116
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Patrick Cobbs (NTX) 1613
2. Zach Gerstner (ID) 1466
3. Kevin Payne (LAMON) 1464
4. Kerry Wright (MIDTN) 1280
5. David Fiefia (UTST) 1277
6. Frederick Stamps (LALAF) 984
7. Ronshay Jenkins (NMST) 933
8. Eugene Gross (MIDTN) 907
9. Orlando Winston (ID) 807
10. Eric Higgins (NMST) 786
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Patrick Cobbs (NTX) 18
2. Eugene Gross (MIDTN) 10
3. Kevin Payne (LAMON) 9
  Mack Vincent (LAMON) 9
  Kerry Wright (MIDTN) 9
6. Shermar Bracey (ARST) 8
  Buck Pierce (NMST) 8
  David Fiefia (UTST) 8
9. Frederick Stamps (LALAF) 7
  Zach Gerstner (ID) 7
  Chris Cooley (UTST) 7
  Orlando Winston (ID) 7
Total Plays
1. Travis Cox (UTST) 517
2. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 422
3. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 360
4. Jerry Babb (LALAF) 327
5. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 325
6. Patrick Cobbs (NTX) 285
7. Brian Lindgren (ID) 261
8. Buck Pierce (NMST) 257
  Zach Gerstner (ID) 257
10. Kevin Payne (LAMON) 250
Total Yards
1. Travis Cox (UTST) 2844
2. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 2171
3. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 2057
4. Brian Lindgren (ID) 2035
5. Buck Pierce (NMST) 1787
6. Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 1754
7. Jerry Babb (LALAF) 1734
8. Scott Hall (NTX) 1652
9. Patrick Cobbs (NTX) 1580
10. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 1212
Total Touchdowns
1. Travis Cox (UTST) 22
2. Patrick Cobbs (NTX) 18
3. Steven Jyles (LAMON) 15
  Buck Pierce (NMST) 15
  Brian Lindgren (ID) 15
6. Scott Hall (NTX) 14
7. Andrico Hines (MIDTN) 13
  Elliot Jacobs (ARST) 13
9. Jerry Babb (LALAF) 11
10. Eugene Gross (MIDTN) 10
Touchdowns
1. Patrick Cobbs (NTX) 19
2. Eugene Gross (MIDTN) 10
3. Kevin Payne (LAMON) 9
  Mack Vincent (LAMON) 9
  Kerry Wright (MIDTN) 9
6. David Fiefia (UTST) 8
  Shermar Bracey (ARST) 8
  Buck Pierce (NMST) 8
9. Frederick Stamps (LALAF) 7
  Zach Gerstner (ID) 7
  Chris Cooley (UTST) 7
  Orlando Winston (ID) 7
Points
1. Brandon Kennedy* (NTX) 10
2. Greg Scaffidi (NMST) 6
  Steven Tookes (ARST) 6
  John Chick (UTST) 6
  Michael Gates (UTST) 6
  Kelvin Cox (ARST) 6
  Michael McCoy (ID) 6
  Patrick Lamy (LALAF) 6
9. Tim Patrick (NMST) 2
Extra Point Attempts
1. Nick Bazaldua (NTX) 43
2. Brian Kelly (MIDTN) 40
3. Eric Neihouse (ARST) 32
4. Dario Aguiniga (NMST) 30
5. Sean Comiskey (LALAF) 29
  Tyler Kuecker (LAMON) 29
7. Mike Barrow (ID) 22
8. Justin Hamblin (UTST) 21
9. Ben Chaet (UTST) 9
10. Brian Pope (ID) 3
Extra Points Made
1. Nick Bazaldua (NTX) 42
2. Brian Kelly (MIDTN) 37
3. Eric Neihouse (ARST) 31
4. Sean Comiskey (LALAF) 28
5. Tyler Kuecker (LAMON) 27
  Dario Aguiniga (NMST) 27
7. Mike Barrow (ID) 20
  Justin Hamblin (UTST) 20
9. Ben Chaet (UTST) 8
10. Brian Pope (ID) 3
Field Goal Attempts
1. Dario Aguiniga (NMST) 23
2. Brian Kelly (MIDTN) 16
3. Sean Comiskey (LALAF) 15
4. Nick Bazaldua (NTX) 14
5. Tyler Kuecker (LAMON) 10
6. Mike Barrow (ID) 8
7. Eric Neihouse (ARST) 7
8. Brian Pope (ID) 6
9. Justin Hamblin (UTST) 4
  Ben Chaet (UTST) 4
Field Goals Made
1. Brian Kelly (MIDTN) 13
  Dario Aguiniga (NMST) 13
3. Sean Comiskey (LALAF) 12
4. Nick Bazaldua (NTX) 9
5. Tyler Kuecker (LAMON) 8
6. Mike Barrow (ID) 5
7. Eric Neihouse (ARST) 3
  Ben Chaet (UTST) 3
Punts
1. Jarod Little (ARST) 78
2. Grant Autrey (LALAF) 77
3. Ben Chaet (UTST) 71
4. Joel Stelly (LAMON) 67
5. Brad Kadlubar (NTX) 65
6. Ryan Downes (ID) 64
7. Robert Billings (MIDTN) 61
8. Steven Smith (NMST) 38
9. Brad Evans (NMST) 13
10. Colby Smith (MIDTN) 9
Punting Yards
1. Joel Stelly (LAMON) 3099
2. Jarod Little (ARST) 3085
3. Grant Autrey (LALAF) 3018
4. Ben Chaet (UTST) 2860
5. Ryan Downes (ID) 2702
6. Brad Kadlubar (NTX) 2653
7. Robert Billings (MIDTN) 2568
8. Steven Smith (NMST) 1490
9. Brad Evans (NMST) 437
10. Colby Smith (MIDTN) 348
Punt Returns
1. Rod Bryant (ID) 26
2. Charles Estes (LAMON) 24
3. David Fiefia (UTST) 22
4. Mike Cox (ARST) 20
  Jerrell Carter (LALAF) 20
6. Ronshay Jenkins (NMST) 19
7. Chris Henry (MIDTN) 14
8. Ja'Mel Branch (NTX) 12
  Kerry Wright (MIDTN) 12
10. Johnny Quinn (NTX) 10
  Cedric Thompson (ID) 10
Punt Return Yards
1. David Fiefia (UTST) 240
2. Mike Cox (ARST) 223
3. Charles Estes (LAMON) 177
4. Jerrell Carter (LALAF) 145
5. Ronshay Jenkins (NMST) 133
6. Rod Bryant (ID) 130
7. Johnny Quinn (NTX) 113
8. Ja'Mel Branch (NTX) 92
9. Kerry Wright (MIDTN) 91
10. Chris Henry (MIDTN) 87
Kickoff Returns
1. Charles Estes (LAMON) 36
2. Chris Easley (ARST) 28
3. Eugene Gross (MIDTN) 26
4. Bill Sampy (LALAF) 25
5. Matt Miller (ID) 23
6. Gill Byrd (NMST) 16
7. Rod Bryant (ID) 13
  Ronshay Jenkins (NMST) 13
9. Jerome Dennis (UTST) 11
  David Fiefia (UTST) 11
  Joe Killpack (UTST) 11
  Terrence Dunbar (ARST) 11
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Charles Estes (LAMON) 988
2. Chris Easley (ARST) 511
3. Matt Miller (ID) 503
4. Bill Sampy (LALAF) 467
  Eugene Gross (MIDTN) 467
6. Gill Byrd (NMST) 356
7. Rod Bryant (ID) 311
8. Jerome Dennis (UTST) 253
9. Joe Killpack (UTST) 246
10. Ronshay Jenkins (NMST) 243
Interceptions
1. Jonathan Burke (ARST) 9
2. Terrance Washington (UTST) 5
3. Markeith Knowlton (NTX) 4
  Chris Harris (LAMON) 4
5. Dominique Jacobs (NMST) 3
  Jonas Buckles (NTX) 3
  Cody Spencer (NTX) 3
8. Matt Griebel (NMST) 2
  Randy Arnold (MIDTN) 2
  Rod Bryant (ID) 2
  Taylor Casey (NTX) 2
  Jeremy Pearl (NTX) 2
  Lamar Morgan (LALAF) 2
  Wendall Williams (LALAF) 2
  Michael Woods (MIDTN) 2
  Kevin Copeland (MIDTN) 2
  Cornelius Lamb (UTST) 2
  Mark Estelle (UTST) 2
  Will Martin (MIDTN) 2
  Eric Carrie (NMST) 2
  Walter Priestley (NTX) 2
  Richard Glover (NMST) 2
  C.C. Brown (LALAF) 2
  Kody Kraus (ID) 2
Interception Return Yards
1. Jonathan Burke (ARST) 120
2. Michael Woods (MIDTN) 91
3. Matt Griebel (NMST) 72
4. Richard Glover (NMST) 68
5. Terrance Washington (UTST) 61
6. Will Martin (MIDTN) 59
7. Dominique Jacobs (NMST) 52
8. Jeremy Pearl (NTX) 41
9. Wendall Williams (LALAF) 40
10. Markeith Knowlton (NTX) 38
  Mark Estelle (UTST) 38