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1983 Western Athletic Conference Year Summary

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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)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Brigham Young 11 1 0 .917 7 0 0 1.000 42.1 20.6 15.42 -0.58
Air Force 10 2 0 .833 5 2 0 .714 30.6 18.4 8.43 -2.99
Wyoming 7 5 0 .583 5 3 0 .625 27.6 27.3 0.98 -2.35
New Mexico 6 6 0 .500 4 3 0 .571 19.9 19.4 -2.82 -3.74
Hawaii 5 5 1 .500 3 3 1 .500 22.8 21.5 -2.41 -3.32
Utah 5 6 0 .455 4 4 0 .500 26.9 26.3 -0.86 -1.50
Colorado State 5 7 0 .417 4 4 0 .500 18.5 28.3 -8.51 -1.51
San Diego State 2 9 1 .208 1 6 1 .188 18.4 29.3 -10.74 -0.66
Texas-El Paso 2 10 0 .167 0 8 0 .000 17.5 29.9 -14.95 -3.28

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/5 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 12/5 Final
Brigham Young           20 20 18 15 12 8 9 9 9 9 7
Air Force                         18 17 16 13

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1983-12-23 Holiday Bowl Brigham Young 21 Missouri 17 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
1983-12-10 Independence Bowl Air Force 9 Mississippi 3 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Steve Young (Brigham Young) 71.3
2. Terry Nugent (Colorado State) 63.5
3. Brad Baumberger (Wyoming) 59.3
4. Raphel Cherry (Hawaii) 56.9
5. Mark Stevens (Utah) 55.6
6. Mark McKay (San Diego State) 55.5
7. Buddy Funck (New Mexico) 53.9

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Steve Young (Brigham Young) 9.1
2. Raphel Cherry (Hawaii) 8.3
3. Brad Baumberger (Wyoming) 8.2
4. Terry Nugent (Colorado State) 7.7
5. Buddy Funck (New Mexico) 7.5
6. Mark Stevens (Utah) 7.4
7. Mark McKay (San Diego State) 7.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Steve Young (Brigham Young) 9.6
2. Brad Baumberger (Wyoming) 7.6
3. Raphel Cherry (Hawaii) 7.2
4. Mark Stevens (Utah) 6.5
5. Terry Nugent (Colorado State) 6.1
6. Mark McKay (San Diego State) 5.5
7. Buddy Funck (New Mexico) 5.3

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Steve Young (Brigham Young) 168.5
2. Brad Baumberger (Wyoming) 138.2
3. Raphel Cherry (Hawaii) 136.3
4. Terry Nugent (Colorado State) 127.8
5. Mark Stevens (Utah) 124.4
6. Mark McKay (San Diego State) 118.4
7. Buddy Funck (New Mexico) 112.9

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Brown (Air Force) 8.5
2. Kevin Lowe (Wyoming) 6.6
3. Eddie Lewis (Utah) 6.6
4. Casey Tiumalu (Brigham Young) 6.1
5. John Kershner (Air Force) 5.6
6. Ted Sundquist (Air Force) 5.4
7. Marty Louthan (Air Force) 5.3
8. Michael Johnson (New Mexico) 5.2
9. Danny Tarver (Utah) 5.1
10. Hilria Johnson (Utah) 5.0

Total Yards Per Play

1. Steve Young (Brigham Young) 8.2
2. Terry Nugent (Colorado State) 5.8