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1983 Western Athletic Conference Leaders

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Record: 53-51-2, .509 W-L% (6th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -1.72 (8th of 11) ▪ SOS: -2.21 (8th of 11)

Conference Champion: Brigham Young

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Air Force and Brigham Young)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Steve Young (BYU) 306
2. Terry Nugent (COST) 275
3. Mark McKay (SDGST) 187
4. Raphel Cherry (HI) 170
5. Mark Stevens (UT) 149
6. Brad Baumberger (WY) 112
7. Buddy Funck (NM) 110
8. Jay Cleveland (TXEP) 71
9. Marty Louthan (AF) 62
10. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 39
11. Jim Plum (SDGST) 28
12. Robbie Bosco (BYU) 17
  Tim Mitchell (UT) 17
14. Kevin Ward (TXEP) 16
15. Dave Gosnell (WY) 12
16. Todd Williamson (NM) 10
17. Vince Acohido (HI) 6
18. Tom Thenell (COST) 4

Pass Attempts

1. Terry Nugent (COST) 433
2. Steve Young (BYU) 429
3. Mark McKay (SDGST) 337
4. Raphel Cherry (HI) 299
5. Mark Stevens (UT) 268
6. Buddy Funck (NM) 204
7. Brad Baumberger (WY) 189
8. Jay Cleveland (TXEP) 146
9. Marty Louthan (AF) 116
10. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 66
11. Jim Plum (SDGST) 65
12. Kevin Ward (TXEP) 44
13. Dave Gosnell (WY) 29
14. Robbie Bosco (BYU) 28
15. Tim Mitchell (UT) 24
16. Todd Williamson (NM) 23
17. Vince Acohido (HI) 13
18. Tom Thenell (COST) 9
19. Bart Weiss (AF) 6
20. Brian Knorr (AF) 3

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Steve Young (BYU) 71.3
2. Terry Nugent (COST) 63.5
3. Brad Baumberger (WY) 59.3
4. Raphel Cherry (HI) 56.9
5. Mark Stevens (UT) 55.6
6. Mark McKay (SDGST) 55.5
7. Buddy Funck (NM) 53.9

Passing Yards

1. Steve Young (BYU) 3902
2. Terry Nugent (COST) 3319
3. Mark McKay (SDGST) 2490
4. Raphel Cherry (HI) 2478
5. Mark Stevens (UT) 1986
6. Brad Baumberger (WY) 1551
7. Buddy Funck (NM) 1521
8. Marty Louthan (AF) 1166
9. Jay Cleveland (TXEP) 834
10. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 437
11. Jim Plum (SDGST) 324
12. Robbie Bosco (BYU) 252
13. Kevin Ward (TXEP) 190
14. Dave Gosnell (WY) 169
15. Tim Mitchell (UT) 167
16. Todd Williamson (NM) 110
17. Vince Acohido (HI) 68
18. Tom Thenell (COST) 40
19. Eddie Stinnett (BYU) 39
20. Hector Salazar (TXEP) 27

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Steve Young (BYU) 9.1
2. Raphel Cherry (HI) 8.3
3. Brad Baumberger (WY) 8.2
4. Terry Nugent (COST) 7.7
5. Buddy Funck (NM) 7.5
6. Mark Stevens (UT) 7.4
7. Mark McKay (SDGST) 7.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Steve Young (BYU) 9.6
2. Brad Baumberger (WY) 7.6
3. Raphel Cherry (HI) 7.2
4. Mark Stevens (UT) 6.5
5. Terry Nugent (COST) 6.1
6. Mark McKay (SDGST) 5.5
7. Buddy Funck (NM) 5.3

Passing Touchdowns

1. Steve Young (BYU) 33
2. Raphel Cherry (HI) 18
3. Mark McKay (SDGST) 13
4. Mark Stevens (UT) 12
  Terry Nugent (COST) 12
6. Brad Baumberger (WY) 10
7. Buddy Funck (NM) 5
8. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 4
9. Marty Louthan (AF) 3
  Robbie Bosco (BYU) 3
11. Todd Williamson (NM) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Mark McKay (SDGST) 20
  Terry Nugent (COST) 20
3. Raphel Cherry (HI) 15
4. Buddy Funck (NM) 12
5. Mark Stevens (UT) 11
6. Steve Young (BYU) 10
7. Brad Baumberger (WY) 7
  Jay Cleveland (TXEP) 7
9. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 6
10. Jim Plum (SDGST) 5
11. Kevin Ward (TXEP) 3
  Marty Louthan (AF) 3
  Dave Gosnell (WY) 3

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Steve Young (BYU) 168.5
2. Brad Baumberger (WY) 138.2
3. Raphel Cherry (HI) 136.3
4. Terry Nugent (COST) 127.8
5. Mark Stevens (UT) 124.4
6. Mark McKay (SDGST) 118.4
7. Buddy Funck (NM) 112.9

Rush Attempts

1. Steve Bartalo (COST) 292
2. Buddy Funck (NM) 194
3. Brad Baumberger (WY) 185
4. John Kershner (AF) 166
5. Walter Goffigan (WY) 161
6. Raphel Cherry (HI) 147
  Mark Stevens (UT) 147
8. Marty Louthan (AF) 145
9. Michael Johnson (NM) 143
10. Casey Tiumalu (BYU) 139
11. Mike Waters (SDGST) 132
12. Kevin Ward (TXEP) 119
13. Eddie Lewis (UT) 112
14. Steve Young (BYU) 102
15. Ernie Jackson (TXEP) 97
16. Kevin Lowe (WY) 96
17. Denny Allen (NM) 92
18. Mike Brown (AF) 91
19. Terry Nugent (COST) 90
20. Dino Babers (HI) 76

Rushing Yards

1. Steve Bartalo (COST) 1113
2. John Kershner (AF) 934
3. Casey Tiumalu (BYU) 851
4. Walter Goffigan (WY) 810
5. Mike Brown (AF) 776
6. Marty Louthan (AF) 767
7. Michael Johnson (NM) 739
8. Eddie Lewis (UT) 734
9. Buddy Funck (NM) 633
10. Kevin Lowe (WY) 632
11. Mike Waters (SDGST) 562
12. Mark Stevens (UT) 534
  Brad Baumberger (WY) 534
14. Kevin Ward (TXEP) 496
15. Eddie Stinnett (BYU) 475
16. Steve Young (BYU) 444
17. Ernie Jackson (TXEP) 435
18. Robert Moore (TXEP) 397
  Denny Allen (NM) 397
20. Willie Turral (NM) 386

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Brown (AF) 8.5
2. Kevin Lowe (WY) 6.6
3. Eddie Lewis (UT) 6.6
4. Casey Tiumalu (BYU) 6.1
5. John Kershner (AF) 5.6
6. Ted Sundquist (AF) 5.4
7. Marty Louthan (AF) 5.3
8. Michael Johnson (NM) 5.2
9. Danny Tarver (UT) 5.1
10. Hilria Johnson (UT) 5.0
11. Walter Goffigan (WY) 5.0
12. Ernie Jackson (TXEP) 4.5
13. Steve Young (BYU) 4.4
14. Denny Allen (NM) 4.3
15. Mike Waters (SDGST) 4.3
16. Gerald Johnson (UT) 4.3
17. Kevin Ward (TXEP) 4.2
18. Dino Babers (HI) 3.9
19. Steve Bartalo (COST) 3.8
20. Mark Stevens (UT) 3.6

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Marty Louthan (AF) 16
2. Mark Stevens (UT) 10
  Walter Goffigan (WY) 10
4. Waymon Hamilton (BYU) 9
  Eddie Lewis (UT) 9
6. Steve Bartalo (COST) 8
  Steve Young (BYU) 8
  Mike Brown (AF) 8
  Raphel Cherry (HI) 8
  John Kershner (AF) 8
  Eddie Stinnett (BYU) 8
  Michael Johnson (NM) 8
  Buddy Funck (NM) 8
14. Kevin Lowe (WY) 7
  Brad Baumberger (WY) 7
16. Casey Brown (SDGST) 6
  Kevin Ward (TXEP) 6
18. Hilria Johnson (UT) 5
  Willie Turral (NM) 5
20. Ted Sundquist (AF) 4
  Jeff Westphal (WY) 4
  Terry Nugent (COST) 4
  Jody Simmons (AF) 4

Receptions

1. Jim Sandusky (SDGST) 69
  Keli McGregor (COST) 69
3. Jeff Champine (COST) 63
4. Casey Tiumalu (BYU) 60
5. Harper LeBel (COST) 59
6. Joe Tarver (UT) 51
7. Eddie Stinnett (BYU) 50
  Kirk Pendleton (BYU) 50
9. Walter Murray (HI) 44
  Gordon Hudson (BYU) 44
11. Chris Kolodziejski (WY) 43
12. Danny Huey (UT) 41
13. Mike Kirby (AF) 38
14. Derwin Williams (NM) 37
15. Steve Bartalo (COST) 35
  Casey Brown (SDGST) 35
17. Jay Novacek (WY) 34
18. Andy Parker (UT) 33
19. Glen Kozlowski (BYU) 29
20. Vince Warren (SDGST) 28

Receiving Yards

1. Jim Sandusky (SDGST) 1171
2. Jeff Champine (COST) 1002
3. Mike Kirby (AF) 862
4. Kirk Pendleton (BYU) 810
5. Walter Murray (HI) 773
6. Joe Tarver (UT) 757
7. Harper LeBel (COST) 729
8. Keli McGregor (COST) 717
9. Derwin Williams (NM) 677
10. Danny Huey (UT) 623
11. Gordon Hudson (BYU) 596
12. Vince Warren (SDGST) 594
13. Casey Tiumalu (BYU) 583
14. Chris Kolodziejski (WY) 576
15. Glen Kozlowski (BYU) 532
16. Jay Novacek (WY) 503
17. Eddie Stinnett (BYU) 458
18. Kenneth Whitehead (NM) 419
19. Andy Parker (UT) 395
20. Joe Nobles (HI) 392

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Mike Kirby (AF) 22.7
2. Vince Warren (SDGST) 21.2
3. Glen Kozlowski (BYU) 18.3
4. Derwin Williams (NM) 18.3
5. Kenneth Whitehead (NM) 18.2
6. Walter Murray (HI) 17.6
7. Jim Sandusky (SDGST) 17.0
8. Kirk Pendleton (BYU) 16.2
9. Jeff Champine (COST) 15.9
10. Larry Linne (TXEP) 15.8
11. Danny Huey (UT) 15.2
12. Joe Tarver (UT) 14.8
13. Jay Novacek (WY) 14.8
14. Mike Eddo (BYU) 14.4
15. Steve Harper (BYU) 14.1
16. Ron N. Jenkins (COST) 13.7
17. Gordon Hudson (BYU) 13.5
18. Chris Kolodziejski (WY) 13.4
19. Harper LeBel (COST) 12.4
20. Andy Parker (UT) 12.0

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Steve Bartalo (COST) 327
2. Casey Tiumalu (BYU) 199
3. Buddy Funck (NM) 194
4. Brad Baumberger (WY) 185
5. John Kershner (AF) 166
6. Walter Goffigan (WY) 165
7. Mike Waters (SDGST) 153
8. Michael Johnson (NM) 148
9. Raphel Cherry (HI) 147
  Mark Stevens (UT) 147
11. Marty Louthan (AF) 145
12. Kevin Ward (TXEP) 121
13. Eddie Lewis (UT) 118
14. Eddie Stinnett (BYU) 105
  Kevin Lowe (WY) 105
16. Mike Brown (AF) 102
  Steve Young (BYU) 102
18. Ernie Jackson (TXEP) 100
  Denny Allen (NM) 100
20. Terry Nugent (COST) 90

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Casey Tiumalu (BYU) 1434
2. Steve Bartalo (COST) 1397
3. Jim Sandusky (SDGST) 1156
4. Jeff Champine (COST) 1002
5. John Kershner (AF) 934
6. Eddie Stinnett (BYU) 933
7. Mike Brown (AF) 878
8. Mike Kirby (AF) 862
9. Walter Goffigan (WY) 843
10. Kirk Pendleton (BYU) 837
11. Eddie Lewis (UT) 797
12. Joe Tarver (UT) 791
13. Walter Murray (HI) 781
14. Marty Louthan (AF) 767
15. Michael Johnson (NM) 766
16. Mike Waters (SDGST) 743
17. Harper LeBel (COST) 729
18. Keli McGregor (COST) 717
19. Kevin Lowe (WY) 700
20. Derwin Williams (NM) 677

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Marty Louthan (AF) 16
2. Kirk Pendleton (BYU) 11
3. Walter Goffigan (WY) 10
  Mark Stevens (UT) 10
  Waymon Hamilton (BYU) 10
6. Steve Bartalo (COST) 9
  Eddie Stinnett (BYU) 9
  Eddie Lewis (UT) 9
9. Raphel Cherry (HI) 8
  John Kershner (AF) 8
  Mike Brown (AF) 8
  Steve Young (BYU) 8
  Buddy Funck (NM) 8
  Michael Johnson (NM) 8
15. Walter Murray (HI) 7
  Brad Baumberger (WY) 7
  Kevin Lowe (WY) 7
  Jeff Champine (COST) 7
  Casey Brown (SDGST) 7
20. Jim Sandusky (SDGST) 6
  Kevin Ward (TXEP) 6
  Gordon Hudson (BYU) 6
  Casey Tiumalu (BYU) 6

Total Plays

1. Steve Young (BYU) 531
2. Terry Nugent (COST) 523
3. Raphel Cherry (HI) 446
4. Mark Stevens (UT) 415
5. Mark McKay (SDGST) 408
6. Buddy Funck (NM) 398
7. Brad Baumberger (WY) 374
8. Steve Bartalo (COST) 292
9. Marty Louthan (AF) 261
10. Jay Cleveland (TXEP) 199
11. John Kershner (AF) 166
12. Kevin Ward (TXEP) 163
13. Walter Goffigan (WY) 161
14. Michael Johnson (NM) 143
15. Casey Tiumalu (BYU) 139
16. Mike Waters (SDGST) 132
17. Eddie Lewis (UT) 112
18. Ernie Jackson (TXEP) 97
19. Kevin Lowe (WY) 96
20. Mike Brown (AF) 93

Total Yards

1. Steve Young (BYU) 4346
2. Terry Nugent (COST) 3043
3. Raphel Cherry (HI) 2734
4. Mark Stevens (UT) 2520
5. Mark McKay (SDGST) 2305
6. Buddy Funck (NM) 2154
7. Brad Baumberger (WY) 2085
8. Marty Louthan (AF) 1933
9. Steve Bartalo (COST) 1113
10. John Kershner (AF) 934
11. Casey Tiumalu (BYU) 851
12. Walter Goffigan (WY) 810
13. Mike Brown (AF) 776
14. Michael Johnson (NM) 739
15. Eddie Lewis (UT) 734
16. Jay Cleveland (TXEP) 727
17. Kevin Ward (TXEP) 686
18. Kevin Lowe (WY) 632
19. Mike Waters (SDGST) 562
20. Eddie Stinnett (BYU) 514

Total Yards Per Play

1. Steve Young (BYU) 8.2
2. Terry Nugent (COST) 5.8

Total Touchdowns

1. Steve Young (BYU) 41
2. Raphel Cherry (HI) 26
3. Mark Stevens (UT) 22
4. Marty Louthan (AF) 19
5. Brad Baumberger (WY) 17
6. Terry Nugent (COST) 16
7. Mark McKay (SDGST) 15
8. Buddy Funck (NM) 13
9. Walter Goffigan (WY) 10
10. Eddie Lewis (UT) 9
  Eddie Stinnett (BYU) 9
  Waymon Hamilton (BYU) 9
13. Michael Johnson (NM) 8
  Steve Bartalo (COST) 8
  John Kershner (AF) 8
  Mike Brown (AF) 8
17. Kevin Lowe (WY) 7
18. Casey Brown (SDGST) 6
  Kevin Ward (TXEP) 6
  Sammy Garza (TXEP) 6