You Are Here > SR/CFB > Conferences > WAC > 1987

1987 Western Athletic Conference Year Summary

Previous Year ▪ Next Year

Record: 51-58-0, .468 W-L% (8th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -3.51 (8th of 10) ▪ SOS: -2.71 (8th of 10)

Conference Champion: Wyoming

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
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
Wyoming 10 3 0 .769 8 0 0 1.000 32.8 20.8 7.62 -2.07
Brigham Young 9 4 0 .692 7 1 0 .875 26.9 22.5 3.43 -1.57
Air Force 9 4 0 .692 6 2 0 .750 31.2 20.7 4.91 -2.25
Texas-El Paso 7 4 0 .636 5 3 0 .625 28.1 21.3 -0.57 -5.48
San Diego State 5 7 0 .417 4 4 0 .500 29.8 35.7 -3.93 -0.84
Hawaii 5 7 0 .417 3 5 0 .375 28.1 24.9 -5.15 -3.82
Utah 5 7 0 .417 2 6 0 .250 26.8 30.2 -9.20 -5.62
Colorado State 1 11 0 .083 1 7 0 .125 20.4 30.8 -9.36 -0.61
New Mexico 0 11 0 .000 0 8 0 .000 19.0 40.4 -19.38 -2.11

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1987-12-30 Freedom Bowl Arizona State 33 Air Force 28 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)
1987-12-30 Holiday Bowl Iowa 20 Wyoming 19 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
1987-12-22 All-American Bowl Virginia 22 Brigham Young 16 All-American Bowl (Birmingham, AL)

Conference Leaders

Read more about our data coverage. ▪ An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
Pass Completions
1. Todd Santos (SDGST) 306
2. Barry Garrison (NM) 277
3. Craig Burnett* (WY) 258
4. Scooter Molander (COST) 237
5. Chris Mendonca (UT) 194
6. Pat Hegarty (TXEP) 153
7. Bob Jensen (BYU) 144
8. Sean Covey (BYU) 132
9. Scott Mitchell (UT) 109
10. Warren Jones (HI) 84
Pass Attempts
1. Todd Santos (SDGST) 492
2. Barry Garrison (NM) 489
3. Craig Burnett* (WY) 467
4. Scooter Molander (COST) 407
5. Chris Mendonca (UT) 332
6. Pat Hegarty (TXEP) 273
7. Bob Jensen (BYU) 259
8. Sean Covey (BYU) 217
9. Scott Mitchell (UT) 188
10. Warren Jones (HI) 168
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Todd Santos (SDGST) 62.2
2. Sean Covey (BYU) 60.8
3. Chris Mendonca (UT) 58.4
4. Scooter Molander (COST) 58.2
5. Scott Mitchell (UT) 58.0
6. Barry Garrison (NM) 56.6
7. Pat Hegarty (TXEP) 56.0
8. Bob Jensen (BYU) 55.6
9. Craig Burnett* (WY) 55.2
10. Warren Jones (HI) 50.0
Passing Yards
1. Todd Santos (SDGST) 3932
2. Scooter Molander (COST) 3168
3. Barry Garrison (NM) 3163
4. Craig Burnett* (WY) 3131
5. Chris Mendonca (UT) 2389
6. Pat Hegarty (TXEP) 2064
7. Bob Jensen (BYU) 1833
8. Sean Covey (BYU) 1688
9. Scott Mitchell (UT) 1448
10. Warren Jones (HI) 1326
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Todd Santos (SDGST) 8.0
2. Warren Jones (HI) 7.9
3. Scooter Molander (COST) 7.8
4. Sean Covey (BYU) 7.8
5. Scott Mitchell (UT) 7.7
6. Pat Hegarty (TXEP) 7.6
7. Chris Mendonca (UT) 7.2
8. Bob Jensen (BYU) 7.1
9. Craig Burnett* (WY) 6.7
10. Barry Garrison (NM) 6.5
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Scott Mitchell (UT) 7.7
2. Todd Santos (SDGST) 7.7
3. Sean Covey (BYU) 6.6
4. Scooter Molander (COST) 6.6
5. Warren Jones (HI) 6.5
6. Craig Burnett* (WY) 6.1
7. Pat Hegarty (TXEP) 5.9
8. Chris Mendonca (UT) 5.8
9. Bob Jensen (BYU) 5.4
10. Barry Garrison (NM) 4.8
Passing Touchdowns
1. Todd Santos (SDGST) 26
2. Craig Burnett* (WY) 21
3. Barry Garrison (NM) 17
4. Scooter Molander (COST) 16
5. Chris Mendonca (UT) 15
6. Pat Hegarty (TXEP) 13
7. Bob Jensen (BYU) 10
8. Scott Mitchell (UT) 9
9. Sean Covey (BYU) 8
10. Scott Runyan* (WY) 7
Passing Interceptions
1. Barry Garrison (NM) 26
2. Scooter Molander (COST) 18
3. Chris Mendonca (UT) 17
4. Pat Hegarty (TXEP) 16
  Craig Burnett* (WY) 16
6. Todd Santos (SDGST) 15
7. Bob Jensen (BYU) 14
8. Sean Covey (BYU) 9
9. Dee Dowis (AF) 8
10. Warren Jones (HI) 7
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Todd Santos (SDGST) 140.7
2. Scott Mitchell (UT) 134.2
3. Sean Covey (BYU) 130.0
4. Scooter Molander (COST) 127.7
5. Chris Mendonca (UT) 123.5
6. Pat Hegarty (TXEP) 123.5
7. Craig Burnett* (WY) 119.6
8. Bob Jensen (BYU) 117.0
9. Warren Jones (HI) 115.8
10. Barry Garrison (NM) 111.8
Rush Attempts
1. Gerald Abraham* (WY) 238
2. John Harvey (TXEP) 235
3. Paul Hewitt (SDGST) 233
4. Dee Dowis (AF) 194
5. Scott Whitehouse (COST) 183
6. Heikoti Fakava (HI) 163
7. Andy Smith (AF) 130
8. Fred Whittingham (BYU) 129
9. Bob Jensen (BYU) 110
10. Quinton Roberts (AF) 108
Rushing Yards
1. Dee Dowis (AF) 1315
2. Gerald Abraham* (WY) 1305
3. John Harvey (TXEP) 1170
4. Paul Hewitt (SDGST) 1001
5. Scott Whitehouse (COST) 812
6. Heikoti Fakava (HI) 792
7. Andy Smith (AF) 635
8. Quinton Roberts (AF) 572
9. Anthony Roberson (AF) 569
10. Steve Bena* (WY) 524
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Dee Dowis (AF) 6.8
2. Anthony Roberson (AF) 6.8
3. Gerald Abraham* (WY) 5.5
4. Quinton Roberts (AF) 5.3
5. Steve Bena* (WY) 5.2
6. Martel Black (UT) 5.0
7. John Harvey (TXEP) 5.0
8. Andy Smith (AF) 4.9
9. Heikoti Fakava (HI) 4.9
10. Clifton Smith (UT) 4.7
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Paul Hewitt (SDGST) 18
2. John Harvey (TXEP) 16
  Heikoti Fakava (HI) 16
4. Gerald Abraham* (WY) 13
5. Anthony Roberson (AF) 10
  Dee Dowis (AF) 10
7. Mike O'Brien (BYU) 7
  Albert Booker (AF) 7
9. Scott Whitehouse (COST) 6
  Steve Bena* (WY) 6
  Todd Yert (COST) 6
Receptions
1. Terance Mathis (NM) 73
2. Bill Hoffman* (WY) 69
3. Anthony Sargent* (WY) 68
4. Shane Hall (NM) 66
5. Carl Harry (UT) 63
6. Curt Jones (UT) 56
7. Darren Handley (BYU) 52
8. J.D. Brookhart (COST) 51
  Matt Bellini (BYU) 51
  John Duff (NM) 51
Receiving Yards
1. Terance Mathis (NM) 1132
2. Anthony Sargent* (WY) 929
3. Carl Harry (UT) 826
4. Bill Hoffman* (WY) 799
5. James Loving* (WY) 772
6. Jeff Jenkins (UT) 725
7. Kerry Reed-Martin (SDGST) 719
8. John Duff (NM) 701
9. J.D. Brookhart (COST) 683
10. Darren Handley (BYU) 636
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Rich Zayas (BYU) 19.6
2. Arnie Adkison (TXEP) 19.3
3. Dewey Dorough (COST) 18.8
4. James Loving* (WY) 18.4
5. Todd Tyrrell (COST) 18.2
6. Jeff Jenkins (UT) 17.7
7. Harold Collins (TXEP) 17.4
8. David Miles (BYU) 17.1
9. Alfred Jackson (SDGST) 16.9
10. Aaron Grimm (UT) 16.8
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Anthony Sargent* (WY) 11
2. Terance Mathis (NM) 8
3. Alfred Jackson (SDGST) 7
4. Curt Jones (UT) 6
  Paul Hewitt (SDGST) 6
  John Duff (NM) 6
7. David Miles (BYU) 5
8. Chris Roscoe (HI) 4
  Todd Tyrrell (COST) 4
  J.D. Brookhart (COST) 4
  Kerry Reed-Martin (SDGST) 4
  Harold Collins (TXEP) 4
  Jeff Jenkins (UT) 4
  Robert Claiborne (SDGST) 4
  Darren Hughes (UT) 4
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Paul Hewitt (SDGST) 275
2. John Harvey (TXEP) 270
3. Gerald Abraham* (WY) 260
4. Scott Whitehouse (COST) 213
5. Dee Dowis (AF) 194
6. Heikoti Fakava (HI) 180
7. Fred Whittingham (BYU) 164
8. Shane Hall (NM) 149
9. Andy Smith (AF) 130
10. Todd Yert (COST) 129
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Gerald Abraham* (WY) 1541
2. John Harvey (TXEP) 1420
3. Paul Hewitt (SDGST) 1379
4. Dee Dowis (AF) 1315
5. Terance Mathis (NM) 1168
6. Scott Whitehouse (COST) 1148
7. Heikoti Fakava (HI) 978
8. Anthony Sargent* (WY) 969
9. Carl Harry (UT) 826
10. Bill Hoffman* (WY) 799
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Paul Hewitt (SDGST) 24
2. John Harvey (TXEP) 18
3. Heikoti Fakava (HI) 17
4. Gerald Abraham* (WY) 14
5. Anthony Sargent* (WY) 11
6. Anthony Roberson (AF) 10
  Dee Dowis (AF) 10
8. Scott Whitehouse (COST) 9
9. Terance Mathis (NM) 8
10. Alfred Jackson (SDGST) 7
  Todd Yert (COST) 7
  Steve Bena* (WY) 7
  Albert Booker (AF) 7
  Mike O'Brien (BYU) 7
Total Plays
1. Todd Santos (SDGST) 562
2. Barry Garrison (NM) 549
3. Craig Burnett* (WY) 498
4. Scooter Molander (COST) 479
5. Chris Mendonca (UT) 400
6. Bob Jensen (BYU) 369
7. Pat Hegarty (TXEP) 351
8. Dee Dowis (AF) 306
9. Warren Jones (HI) 255
10. Sean Covey (BYU) 253
Total Yards
1. Todd Santos (SDGST) 3688
2. Craig Burnett* (WY) 3086
3. Barry Garrison (NM) 3065
4. Scooter Molander (COST) 2754
5. Chris Mendonca (UT) 2330
6. Pat Hegarty (TXEP) 1955
7. Bob Jensen (BYU) 1917
8. Dee Dowis (AF) 1915
9. Sean Covey (BYU) 1624
10. Warren Jones (HI) 1519
Total Yards Per Play
1. Todd Santos (SDGST) 6.6
2. Craig Burnett* (WY) 6.2
3. Barry Garrison (NM) 5.6
Total Touchdowns
1. Todd Santos (SDGST) 26
2. Craig Burnett* (WY) 23
3. Barry Garrison (NM) 19
  Chris Mendonca (UT) 19
5. Paul Hewitt (SDGST) 18
6. John Harvey (TXEP) 16
  Pat Hegarty (TXEP) 16
  Heikoti Fakava (HI) 16
  Scooter Molander (COST) 16
10. Bob Jensen (BYU) 14
  Dee Dowis (AF) 14