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1986 Western Athletic Conference Year Summary

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Record: 51-55-0, .481 W-L% (7th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -1.19 (8th of 10) ▪ SOS: -0.49 (8th of 10)

Conference Champion: San Diego State

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
San Diego State 8 4 0 .667 7 1 0 .875 24.3 23.3 3.79 1.87
Brigham Young 8 5 0 .615 6 2 0 .750 23.8 18.2 5.05 1.05
Air Force 6 5 0 .545 5 2 0 .714 20.8 19.5 -0.88 -1.70
Hawaii 7 5 0 .583 4 4 0 .500 19.8 19.6 0.53 -0.55
Colorado State 6 5 0 .545 4 4 0 .500 24.2 21.5 1.49 -0.33
Wyoming 6 6 0 .500 4 4 0 .500 24.9 22.7 0.71 -1.04
New Mexico 4 8 0 .333 2 5 0 .286 26.4 28.2 -5.71 -3.12
Texas-El Paso 4 8 0 .333 2 6 0 .250 25.8 32.6 -7.05 -2.30
Utah 2 9 0 .182 1 7 0 .125 25.3 40.4 -8.65 1.71

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 Final
Brigham Young 18 11 11                        

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1986-12-30 Freedom Bowl UCLA 31 Brigham Young 10 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)
1986-12-30 Holiday Bowl Iowa 39 San Diego State 38 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Sammy Garza (Texas-El Paso) 62.9
2. Steve Lindsley (Brigham Young) 62.7
3. Todd Santos (San Diego State) 62.3
4. Larry Egger (Utah) 60.7
5. Craig Burnett (Wyoming) 60.0
6. Ned James (New Mexico) 58.1
7. Gregg Tipton (Hawaii) 56.0
8. Kelly Stouffer (Colorado State) 54.8
9. Scott Runyan (Wyoming) 50.9

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ned James (New Mexico) 7.9
2. Larry Egger (Utah) 7.3
3. Todd Santos (San Diego State) 6.7
4. Sammy Garza (Texas-El Paso) 6.6
5. Craig Burnett (Wyoming) 6.2
6. Steve Lindsley (Brigham Young) 5.8
7. Kelly Stouffer (Colorado State) 5.7
8. Gregg Tipton (Hawaii) 5.5
9. Scott Runyan (Wyoming) 5.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Ned James (New Mexico) 141.6
2. Sammy Garza (Texas-El Paso) 134.9
3. Larry Egger (Utah) 134.9
4. Todd Santos (San Diego State) 130.5
5. Steve Lindsley (Brigham Young) 129.7
6. Craig Burnett (Wyoming) 127.6
7. Gregg Tipton (Hawaii) 115.0
8. Kelly Stouffer (Colorado State) 112.0
9. Scott Runyan (Wyoming) 107.9

Total Yards Per Play

1. Sammy Garza (Texas-El Paso) 6.0