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1986 Western Athletic Conference Year Summary

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Record: 51-55-0, .481 W-L% (8th 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 Completions
1. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 258
2. Larry Egger (UT) 232
3. Todd Santos (SDGST) 218
4. Gregg Tipton (HI) 211
5. Kelly Stouffer (COST) 205
6. Steve Lindsley (BYU) 180
7. Scott Runyan (WY) 138
8. Ned James (NM) 125
9. Craig Burnett (WY) 120
10. Billy Rucker (NM) 75
Pass Attempts
1. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 410
2. Larry Egger (UT) 382
3. Gregg Tipton (HI) 377
4. Kelly Stouffer (COST) 374
5. Todd Santos (SDGST) 350
6. Steve Lindsley (BYU) 287
7. Scott Runyan (WY) 271
8. Ned James (NM) 215
9. Craig Burnett (WY) 200
10. Billy Rucker (NM) 132
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 62.9
2. Steve Lindsley (BYU) 62.7
3. Todd Santos (SDGST) 62.3
4. Larry Egger (UT) 60.7
5. Craig Burnett (WY) 60.0
6. Ned James (NM) 58.1
7. Gregg Tipton (HI) 56.0
8. Kelly Stouffer (COST) 54.8
9. Scott Runyan (WY) 50.9
Passing Yards
1. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 3140
2. Larry Egger (UT) 2761
3. Gregg Tipton (HI) 2645
4. Kelly Stouffer (COST) 2604
5. Todd Santos (SDGST) 2553
6. Steve Lindsley (BYU) 2247
7. Ned James (NM) 1777
8. Scott Runyan (WY) 1651
9. Craig Burnett (WY) 1242
10. Billy Rucker (NM) 1032
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Ned James (NM) 8.3
2. Steve Lindsley (BYU) 7.8
3. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 7.7
4. Todd Santos (SDGST) 7.3
5. Larry Egger (UT) 7.2
6. Gregg Tipton (HI) 7.0
7. Kelly Stouffer (COST) 7.0
8. Craig Burnett (WY) 6.2
9. Scott Runyan (WY) 6.1
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Ned James (NM) 7.9
2. Larry Egger (UT) 7.3
3. Todd Santos (SDGST) 6.7
4. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 6.6
5. Craig Burnett (WY) 6.2
6. Steve Lindsley (BYU) 5.8
7. Kelly Stouffer (COST) 5.7
8. Gregg Tipton (HI) 5.5
9. Scott Runyan (WY) 5.0
Passing Touchdowns
1. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 21
  Larry Egger (UT) 21
3. Todd Santos (SDGST) 14
  Ned James (NM) 14
5. Craig Burnett (WY) 13
6. Steve Lindsley (BYU) 12
  Scott Runyan (WY) 12
8. Gregg Tipton (HI) 11
9. Kelly Stouffer (COST) 7
10. Billy Rucker (NM) 6
Passing Interceptions
1. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 19
2. Steve Lindsley (BYU) 18
  Gregg Tipton (HI) 18
4. Kelly Stouffer (COST) 14
5. Scott Runyan (WY) 12
6. Todd Santos (SDGST) 11
7. Larry Egger (UT) 9
8. Ned James (NM) 8
9. Craig Burnett (WY) 6
10. Billy Rucker (NM) 5
  Chris Mendonca (UT) 5
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Ned James (NM) 141.6
2. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 134.9
3. Larry Egger (UT) 134.9
4. Todd Santos (SDGST) 130.5
5. Steve Lindsley (BYU) 129.7
6. Craig Burnett (WY) 127.6
7. Gregg Tipton (HI) 115.0
8. Kelly Stouffer (COST) 112.0
9. Scott Runyan (WY) 107.9
Rush Attempts
1. Steve Bartalo (COST) 362
2. Chris Hardy (SDGST) 237
3. Lakei Heimuli (BYU) 230
4. Pat Evans (AF) 191
5. Kevin Burgess (NM) 181
6. Eddie Johnson (UT) 166
7. John Harvey (TXEP) 165
8. Danny Crowell (HI) 164
9. Ned James (NM) 150
10. Gerald Abraham (WY) 139
Rushing Yards
1. Steve Bartalo (COST) 1419
2. Eddie Johnson (UT) 1046
3. Kevin Burgess (NM) 1023
4. Lakei Heimuli (BYU) 966
5. Chris Hardy (SDGST) 947
6. John Harvey (TXEP) 878
7. Pat Evans (AF) 777
8. Danny Crowell (HI) 724
9. Gerald Abraham (WY) 653
10. Marc Munafo (AF) 602
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Robert Parker (BYU) 6.3
2. Eddie Johnson (UT) 6.3
3. Kevin Burgess (NM) 5.7
4. John Harvey (TXEP) 5.3
5. Marc Munafo (AF) 4.8
6. Gerald Abraham (WY) 4.7
7. Danny Crowell (HI) 4.4
8. Lakei Heimuli (BYU) 4.2
9. Gerald Johnson (UT) 4.1
10. Pat Evans (AF) 4.1
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Steve Bartalo (COST) 19
2. Chris Hardy (SDGST) 12
3. John Harvey (TXEP) 11
4. Kevin Burgess (NM) 10
5. Lakei Heimuli (BYU) 7
  Pat Evans (AF) 7
7. Robert Parker (BYU) 6
  Danny Crowell (HI) 6
  Marc Munafo (AF) 6
10. Gerald Johnson (UT) 5
Receptions
1. Loren Richey (UT) 67
2. Craig McEwen (UT) 64
3. James Loving (WY) 54
4. Terance Mathis (NM) 53
5. Bill Hoffman (WY) 51
6. Corey Gilmore (SDGST) 48
7. Bob Keseday (TXEP) 47
  Anthony Sargent (WY) 47
9. Mark Bellini (BYU) 46
10. Robert Awalt (SDGST) 45
Receiving Yards
1. Terance Mathis (NM) 955
2. Mark Bellini (BYU) 839
3. Loren Richey (UT) 775
4. Craig McEwen (UT) 721
5. James Loving (WY) 673
6. Anthony Sargent (WY) 655
7. Barry Parker (TXEP) 645
8. Harold Collins (TXEP) 624
9. Bob Keseday (TXEP) 620
10. J.D. Brookhart (COST) 581
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. J.D. Brookhart (COST) 21.5
2. Anthony Conyers (SDGST) 18.8
3. Mark Bellini (BYU) 18.2
4. Terance Mathis (NM) 18.0
5. Todd Tyrrell (COST) 17.7
6. Harold Collins (TXEP) 17.3
7. David Dyas (HI) 17.0
8. Brett Blanchard (SDGST) 15.1
9. Barry Parker (TXEP) 15.0
10. Carl Harry (UT) 14.9
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Terance Mathis (NM) 10
2. Anthony Sargent (WY) 8
3. Craig McEwen (UT) 7
4. Freddie Dussett (WY) 6
  James Loving (WY) 6
  Loren Richey (UT) 6
7. Mark Bellini (BYU) 5
  Harold Collins (TXEP) 5
9. Alfred Jackson (SDGST) 4
  Tommy Bonds (TXEP) 4
  Glenn Rogers (NM) 4
  John Harvey (TXEP) 4
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Steve Bartalo (COST) 402
2. Chris Hardy (SDGST) 273
3. Lakei Heimuli (BYU) 271
4. John Harvey (TXEP) 209
5. Danny Crowell (HI) 199
  Kevin Burgess (NM) 199
7. Eddie Johnson (UT) 193
8. Pat Evans (AF) 191
9. Gerald Abraham (WY) 170
10. Ned James (NM) 162
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Steve Bartalo (COST) 1708
2. Lakei Heimuli (BYU) 1373
3. Eddie Johnson (UT) 1246
4. John Harvey (TXEP) 1239
5. Chris Hardy (SDGST) 1234
6. Kevin Burgess (NM) 1178
7. Terance Mathis (NM) 1060
  Danny Crowell (HI) 1060
9. Gerald Abraham (WY) 967
10. Robert Parker (BYU) 912
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Steve Bartalo (COST) 19
2. John Harvey (TXEP) 15
3. Kevin Burgess (NM) 12
  Chris Hardy (SDGST) 12
5. Terance Mathis (NM) 10
6. Anthony Sargent (WY) 8
  Lakei Heimuli (BYU) 8
  Danny Crowell (HI) 8
9. Pat Evans (AF) 7
  Craig McEwen (UT) 7
Total Plays
1. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 503
2. Gregg Tipton (HI) 452
3. Kelly Stouffer (COST) 430
4. Larry Egger (UT) 428
5. Todd Santos (SDGST) 424
6. Steve Lindsley (BYU) 386
7. Steve Bartalo (COST) 365
  Ned James (NM) 365
9. Scott Runyan (WY) 310
10. Chris Hardy (SDGST) 238
Total Yards
1. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 3002
2. Larry Egger (UT) 2625
3. Gregg Tipton (HI) 2548
4. Kelly Stouffer (COST) 2390
5. Ned James (NM) 2304
6. Todd Santos (SDGST) 2229
7. Steve Lindsley (BYU) 2157
8. Scott Runyan (WY) 1695
9. Steve Bartalo (COST) 1480
10. Billy Rucker (NM) 1217
Total Yards Per Play
1. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 6.0
Total Touchdowns
1. Sammy Garza (TXEP) 24
2. Larry Egger (UT) 21
3. Steve Bartalo (COST) 19
4. Ned James (NM) 18
5. Todd Santos (SDGST) 15
  Steve Lindsley (BYU) 15
7. Craig Burnett (WY) 13
8. Chris Hardy (SDGST) 12
  Gregg Tipton (HI) 12
  Scott Runyan (WY) 12