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1988 Western Athletic Conference Year Summary

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Record: 56-52-0, .519 W-L% (5th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -1.05 (8th of 10) ▪ SOS: -1.18 (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 11 2 0 .846 8 0 0 1.000 39.3 21.5 11.94 -0.59
Texas-El Paso 10 3 0 .769 6 2 0 .750 34.2 21.2 5.05 -4.95
Hawaii 9 3 0 .750 5 3 0 .625 31.9 23.6 4.72 -2.45
Brigham Young 9 4 0 .692 5 3 0 .625 32.4 21.6 5.32 -0.68
Utah 6 5 0 .545 4 4 0 .500 36.3 32.5 0.68 -3.41
Air Force 5 7 0 .417 3 5 0 .375 35.2 32.7 -0.53 0.39
San Diego State 3 8 0 .273 3 5 0 .375 18.5 34.9 -8.39 2.70
New Mexico 2 10 0 .167 1 7 0 .125 14.2 43.2 -17.15 -2.48
Colorado State 1 10 0 .091 1 7 0 .125 17.5 31.6 -11.13 0.87

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/30 9/6 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
Brigham Young                     20            
Wyoming           18 16 14 12 10 10 10 16 15 15 15  

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1988-12-30 Holiday Bowl Oklahoma State 62 Wyoming 14 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
1988-12-29 Freedom Bowl Brigham Young 20 Colorado 17 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)
1988-12-23 Independence Bowl Southern Mississippi 38 Texas-El Paso 18 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Scott Mitchell (UT) 323
2. Randy Welniak* (WY) 199
3. Pat Hegarty* (TXEP) 195
4. Scooter Molander (COST) 175
5. Sean Covey (BYU) 174
6. Jeremy Leach (NM) 165
7. Warren Jones (HI) 138
8. Brad Platt (SDGST) 130
9. Ty Detmer (BYU) 83
10. Scott Barrick (SDGST) 79
Pass Attempts
1. Scott Mitchell (UT) 533
2. Pat Hegarty* (TXEP) 357
3. Randy Welniak* (WY) 354
4. Scooter Molander (COST) 347
5. Jeremy Leach (NM) 323
6. Sean Covey (BYU) 319
7. Warren Jones (HI) 259
8. Brad Platt (SDGST) 226
9. Ty Detmer (BYU) 153
10. Scott Barrick (SDGST) 143
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Scott Mitchell (UT) 60.6
2. Brad Platt (SDGST) 57.5
3. Randy Welniak* (WY) 56.2
4. Pat Hegarty* (TXEP) 54.6
5. Sean Covey (BYU) 54.5
6. Warren Jones (HI) 53.3
7. Jeremy Leach (NM) 51.1
8. Scooter Molander (COST) 50.4
Passing Yards
1. Scott Mitchell (UT) 4322
2. Randy Welniak* (WY) 2791
3. Pat Hegarty* (TXEP) 2732
4. Sean Covey (BYU) 2607
5. Warren Jones (HI) 2268
6. Scooter Molander (COST) 2232
7. Jeremy Leach (NM) 1986
8. Brad Platt (SDGST) 1466
9. Ty Detmer (BYU) 1252
10. Dee Dowis (AF) 870
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Warren Jones (HI) 8.8
2. Sean Covey (BYU) 8.2
3. Scott Mitchell (UT) 8.1
4. Randy Welniak* (WY) 7.9
5. Pat Hegarty* (TXEP) 7.7
6. Brad Platt (SDGST) 6.5
7. Scooter Molander (COST) 6.4
8. Jeremy Leach (NM) 6.1
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Warren Jones (HI) 8.3
2. Scott Mitchell (UT) 7.9
3. Randy Welniak* (WY) 7.7
4. Sean Covey (BYU) 7.6
5. Pat Hegarty* (TXEP) 7.5
6. Brad Platt (SDGST) 4.8
7. Jeremy Leach (NM) 4.7
8. Scooter Molander (COST) 4.1
Passing Touchdowns
1. Scott Mitchell (UT) 29
2. Randy Welniak* (WY) 21
3. Warren Jones (HI) 19
4. Pat Hegarty* (TXEP) 18
5. Ty Detmer (BYU) 13
  Sean Covey (BYU) 13
7. Jeremy Leach (NM) 10
8. Scooter Molander (COST) 9
9. Dee Dowis (AF) 7
10. Brad Platt (SDGST) 3
Passing Interceptions
1. Scooter Molander (COST) 22
2. Scott Mitchell (UT) 15
  Jeremy Leach (NM) 15
4. Warren Jones (HI) 11
  Randy Welniak* (WY) 11
6. Ty Detmer (BYU) 10
  Brad Platt (SDGST) 10
  Sean Covey (BYU) 10
9. Pat Hegarty* (TXEP) 9
10. Scott Barrick (SDGST) 7
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Warren Jones (HI) 142.6
2. Scott Mitchell (UT) 141.0
3. Randy Welniak* (WY) 135.8
4. Pat Hegarty* (TXEP) 130.5
5. Sean Covey (BYU) 130.4
6. Brad Platt (SDGST) 107.5
7. Jeremy Leach (NM) 103.7
8. Scooter Molander (COST) 100.3
Rush Attempts
1. Paul Hewitt (SDGST) 240
2. Warren Jones (HI) 201
  Scott Whitehouse (COST) 201
4. Heikoti Fakava (HI) 194
5. Andre Wooten (NM) 160
6. Eddie Johnson (UT) 157
7. Andy Smith (AF) 154
8. Dee Dowis (AF) 153
9. Dabby Dawson* (WY) 151
  Randy Welniak* (WY) 151
Rushing Yards
1. Dabby Dawson* (WY) 1119
2. Paul Hewitt (SDGST) 1055
3. Andy Smith (AF) 1040
4. Dee Dowis (AF) 972
5. Heikoti Fakava (HI) 860
6. Greg Johnson (AF) 834
7. Andre Wooten (NM) 801
8. John Harvey* (TXEP) 751
9. Eddie Johnson (UT) 748
10. Scott Whitehouse (COST) 713
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Dabby Dawson* (WY) 7.4
2. Andy Smith (AF) 6.8
3. Willie Fuller* (TXEP) 6.8
4. Greg Johnson (AF) 6.7
5. Dee Dowis (AF) 6.4
6. Anthony Roberson (AF) 6.2
7. Fred Whittingham (BYU) 5.8
8. Albert Booker (AF) 5.8
9. John Harvey* (TXEP) 5.7
10. Scooter Menifee* (TXEP) 5.5
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Randy Welniak* (WY) 16
  Greg Johnson (AF) 16
3. Dee Dowis (AF) 12
  Heikoti Fakava (HI) 12
  Eddie Johnson (UT) 12
6. Paul Hewitt (SDGST) 10
  John Harvey* (TXEP) 10
8. Dabby Dawson* (WY) 9
9. Peter Gunn* (WY) 8
  Warren Jones (HI) 8
  Andy Smith (AF) 8
Receptions
1. Carl Harry (UT) 65
2. Chuck Cutler (BYU) 64
3. Monty Gilbreath (SDGST) 60
4. Reggie Barrett* (TXEP) 59
5. Aaron Grimm (UT) 55
6. Bryan Bero (UT) 52
7. Matt Bellini (BYU) 51
  Dennis Smith (UT) 51
9. Al Owens (NM) 49
10. Curt Jones (UT) 45
Receiving Yards
1. Carl Harry (UT) 1145
2. Chuck Cutler (BYU) 1039
3. Reggie Barrett* (TXEP) 900
4. Chris Roscoe (HI) 859
5. Aaron Grimm (UT) 850
6. Monty Gilbreath (SDGST) 799
7. Matt Bellini (BYU) 786
8. Al Owens (NM) 774
9. Dennis Smith (UT) 726
10. Ted Gilmore* (WY) 594
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Chris Roscoe (HI) 19.5
2. Carl Harry (UT) 17.6
3. Mark Holmes (COST) 17.1
4. Steve Ratzlaff (COST) 16.6
5. Chuck Cutler (BYU) 16.2
6. Sean Willis (COST) 15.9
7. Al Owens (NM) 15.8
8. Aaron Grimm (UT) 15.5
9. Matt Bellini (BYU) 15.4
10. Reggie Barrett* (TXEP) 15.3
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Carl Harry (UT) 14
2. Chuck Cutler (BYU) 10
3. Chris Roscoe (HI) 9
4. Tom Kilpatrick* (WY) 7
  Reggie Barrett* (TXEP) 7
6. Freddie Dussett* (WY) 6
7. Curt Jones (UT) 5
  Al Owens (NM) 5
9. Matt Bellini (BYU) 4
  Mark Holmes (COST) 4
  Sean Willis (COST) 4
  Dennis Smith (UT) 4
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Paul Hewitt (SDGST) 260
2. Scott Whitehouse (COST) 242
3. Heikoti Fakava (HI) 205
4. Warren Jones (HI) 201
5. Eddie Johnson (UT) 189
6. Andre Wooten (NM) 185
7. Dabby Dawson* (WY) 172
8. Andy Smith (AF) 155
9. Dee Dowis (AF) 153
10. Randy Welniak* (WY) 151
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Dabby Dawson* (WY) 1368
2. Matt Bellini (BYU) 1274
3. Paul Hewitt (SDGST) 1195
4. Carl Harry (UT) 1145
5. Scott Whitehouse (COST) 1081
6. Eddie Johnson (UT) 1067
7. Andy Smith (AF) 1047
8. Chuck Cutler (BYU) 1039
9. Heikoti Fakava (HI) 974
10. Dee Dowis (AF) 972
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Greg Johnson (AF) 17
2. Randy Welniak* (WY) 16
3. Eddie Johnson (UT) 15
4. Carl Harry (UT) 14
  Heikoti Fakava (HI) 14
6. Dee Dowis (AF) 12
  John Harvey* (TXEP) 12
8. Matt Bellini (BYU) 11
9. Paul Hewitt (SDGST) 10
  Dabby Dawson* (WY) 10
  Chuck Cutler (BYU) 10
Total Plays
1. Scott Mitchell (UT) 589
2. Randy Welniak* (WY) 505
3. Warren Jones (HI) 460
4. Pat Hegarty* (TXEP) 422
5. Jeremy Leach (NM) 411
6. Sean Covey (BYU) 387
7. Scooter Molander (COST) 382
8. Brad Platt (SDGST) 270
9. Dee Dowis (AF) 249
10. Paul Hewitt (SDGST) 241
Total Yards
1. Scott Mitchell (UT) 4299
2. Randy Welniak* (WY) 3206
3. Warren Jones (HI) 2937
4. Pat Hegarty* (TXEP) 2798
5. Sean Covey (BYU) 2525
6. Scooter Molander (COST) 2071
7. Dee Dowis (AF) 1842
8. Jeremy Leach (NM) 1766
9. Brad Platt (SDGST) 1276
10. Ty Detmer (BYU) 1209
Total Yards Per Play
1. Scott Mitchell (UT) 7.3
2. Randy Welniak* (WY) 6.3
Total Touchdowns
1. Randy Welniak* (WY) 37
2. Scott Mitchell (UT) 29
3. Warren Jones (HI) 27
4. Pat Hegarty* (TXEP) 19
  Dee Dowis (AF) 19
6. Sean Covey (BYU) 17
7. Greg Johnson (AF) 16
8. Ty Detmer (BYU) 13
9. Heikoti Fakava (HI) 12
  Eddie Johnson (UT) 12