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1989 Western Athletic Conference Year Summary

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Record: 51-54-4, .486 W-L% (8th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -0.58 (8th of 10) ▪ SOS: -0.58 (8th of 10)

Conference Champion: Brigham Young

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Brigham Young 10 3 0 .769 7 1 0 .875 40.2 28.4 10.84 -0.62
Air Force 8 4 1 .654 5 1 1 .786 36.5 27.5 7.20 -0.41
Hawaii 9 3 1 .731 5 2 1 .688 36.2 21.6 5.13 -2.72
Wyoming 5 6 0 .455 5 3 0 .625 25.5 27.2 -0.26 0.11
San Diego State 6 5 1 .542 4 3 0 .571 30.7 31.5 -1.44 -1.53
Colorado State 5 5 1 .500 4 3 0 .571 31.8 27.6 1.47 1.38
Utah 4 8 0 .333 2 6 0 .250 30.4 43.7 -7.72 0.78
Texas-El Paso 2 10 0 .167 1 7 0 .125 19.8 34.3 -12.82 -1.48
New Mexico 2 10 0 .167 0 7 0 .000 24.8 31.5 -7.62 -0.70

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 12/12 Final
Brigham Young 19 24         25 21 18 23 21 21 21 19 19 19 22
Air Force         24 20 17 19                  
Hawaii                       24 24 23 23 25  

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1989-12-29 Holiday Bowl Penn State 50 Brigham Young 39 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
1989-12-28 Liberty Bowl Mississippi 42 Air Force 29 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
1989-12-25 Aloha Bowl Michigan State 33 Hawaii 13 Aloha Bowl (Honolulu, HI)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Jeremy Leach (NM) 282
2. Ty Detmer (BYU) 265
3. Dan McGwire (SDGST) 258
4. Scott Mitchell (UT) 237
5. Howard Gasser (TXEP) 189
6. Tom Corontzos (WY) 153
7. Garrett Gabriel (HI) 143
8. Mike Gimenez (COST) 97
9. Dee Dowis (AF) 67
10. Mike Richmond (UT) 61

Pass Attempts

1. Jeremy Leach (NM) 511
2. Scott Mitchell (UT) 444
3. Dan McGwire (SDGST) 440
4. Ty Detmer (BYU) 412
5. Howard Gasser (TXEP) 359
6. Tom Corontzos (WY) 280
7. Garrett Gabriel (HI) 249
8. Mike Gimenez (COST) 179
9. Dee Dowis (AF) 140
10. Mike Richmond (UT) 110

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Ty Detmer (BYU) 64.3
2. Dan McGwire (SDGST) 58.6
3. Garrett Gabriel (HI) 57.4
4. Jeremy Leach (NM) 55.2
5. Tom Corontzos (WY) 54.6
6. Mike Gimenez (COST) 54.2
7. Scott Mitchell (UT) 53.4
8. Howard Gasser (TXEP) 52.6

Passing Yards

1. Ty Detmer (BYU) 4560
2. Dan McGwire (SDGST) 3651
3. Jeremy Leach (NM) 3573
4. Scott Mitchell (UT) 3211
5. Howard Gasser (TXEP) 2586
6. Garrett Gabriel (HI) 2145
7. Tom Corontzos (WY) 2005
8. Dee Dowis (AF) 1285
9. Mike Gimenez (COST) 1223
10. Mike Richmond (UT) 853

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ty Detmer (BYU) 11.1
2. Garrett Gabriel (HI) 8.6
3. Dan McGwire (SDGST) 8.3
4. Scott Mitchell (UT) 7.2
5. Howard Gasser (TXEP) 7.2
6. Tom Corontzos (WY) 7.2
7. Jeremy Leach (NM) 7.0
8. Mike Gimenez (COST) 6.8

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ty Detmer (BYU) 11.0
2. Garrett Gabriel (HI) 8.0
3. Dan McGwire (SDGST) 7.1
4. Scott Mitchell (UT) 6.7
5. Tom Corontzos (WY) 6.2
6. Jeremy Leach (NM) 6.1
7. Howard Gasser (TXEP) 5.7
8. Mike Gimenez (COST) 4.7

Passing Touchdowns

1. Ty Detmer (BYU) 32
2. Scott Mitchell (UT) 31
3. Jeremy Leach (NM) 22
4. Garrett Gabriel (HI) 17
5. Howard Gasser (TXEP) 16
  Dan McGwire (SDGST) 16
7. Tom Corontzos (WY) 14
8. Mike Richmond (UT) 8
9. Dee Dowis (AF) 7
10. Mike Gimenez (COST) 6

Passing Interceptions

1. Jeremy Leach (NM) 20
2. Howard Gasser (TXEP) 19
  Scott Mitchell (UT) 19
  Dan McGwire (SDGST) 19
5. Ty Detmer (BYU) 15
6. Tom Corontzos (WY) 12
7. Mike Gimenez (COST) 11
  Garrett Gabriel (HI) 11
9. Kevin Verdugo (COST) 6
10. Dee Dowis (AF) 4
  Tres Sullivan (TXEP) 4

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Ty Detmer (BYU) 175.6
2. Garrett Gabriel (HI) 143.5
3. Dan McGwire (SDGST) 131.7
4. Scott Mitchell (UT) 128.6
5. Tom Corontzos (WY) 122.7
6. Jeremy Leach (NM) 120.3
7. Howard Gasser (TXEP) 117.3
8. Mike Gimenez (COST) 110.4

Rush Attempts

1. Ron Slack (SDGST) 220
2. Jamal Farmer (HI) 199
3. Rodney Lewis (AF) 189
4. Dabby Dawson (WY) 182
5. Dee Dowis (AF) 172
6. Todd Yert (COST) 160
7. Tony Alford (COST) 157
8. Dion Morrow (NM) 148
9. Clifton Smith (UT) 142
10. Darrin Wagner (SDGST) 134
  Greg Johnson (AF) 134

Rushing Yards

1. Dee Dowis (AF) 1286
2. Rodney Lewis (AF) 1063
3. Tony Alford (COST) 1035
4. Dabby Dawson (WY) 1005
5. Jamal Farmer (HI) 986
6. Ron Slack (SDGST) 914
7. Darrin Wagner (SDGST) 721
8. Greg Johnson (AF) 703
9. Clifton Smith (UT) 681
10. Dion Morrow (NM) 664

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Dee Dowis (AF) 7.5
2. Tony Alford (COST) 6.6
3. Rodney Lewis (AF) 5.6
4. Steve Abrams (UT) 5.6
5. Dabby Dawson (WY) 5.5
6. Darrin Wagner (SDGST) 5.4
7. Fred Whittingham (BYU) 5.3
8. Greg Johnson (AF) 5.2
9. Jamal Farmer (HI) 5.0
10. Clifton Smith (UT) 4.8

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Jamal Farmer (HI) 18
  Dee Dowis (AF) 18
3. Greg Johnson (AF) 16
4. Ron Slack (SDGST) 13
5. Darrin Wagner (SDGST) 10
  Todd Yert (COST) 10
7. Fred Whittingham (BYU) 8
8. Rodney Lewis (AF) 7
9. Tony Alford (COST) 6
  Matt Bellini (BYU) 6
  Dabby Dawson (WY) 6
  Stacey Corley (BYU) 6
  Ty Detmer (BYU) 6

Receptions

1. Terance Mathis (NM) 88
2. Monty Gilbreath (SDGST) 80
3. Dennis Smith (UT) 73
4. Gordy Wood (WY) 60
  Chris Smith (BYU) 60
6. Reggie Barrett (TXEP) 58
7. Eric Morgan (NM) 56
8. Robert Claiborne (SDGST) 55
9. Chris Roscoe (HI) 47
10. Mike Anglesey (UT) 46

Receiving Yards

1. Terance Mathis (NM) 1315
2. Dennis Smith (UT) 1091
3. Chris Smith (BYU) 1090
4. Chris Roscoe (HI) 1043
5. Reggie Barrett (TXEP) 1042
6. Robert Claiborne (SDGST) 938
7. Monty Gilbreath (SDGST) 903
8. Eric Morgan (NM) 763
9. Jimmy Raye (SDGST) 745
10. Andy Boyce (BYU) 712

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Chris Roscoe (HI) 22.2
2. Trent Van Hulzen (AF) 20.3
3. Steven Senn (AF) 19.5
4. Jeff Frandsen (BYU) 18.6
5. Dennis Arey (SDGST) 18.3
6. Andy Boyce (BYU) 18.3
7. Chris Smith (BYU) 18.2
8. Reggie Barrett (TXEP) 18.0
9. Robert Claiborne (SDGST) 17.1
10. Gregg Scott (COST) 16.6

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Dennis Smith (UT) 18
2. Terance Mathis (NM) 13
3. Reggie Barrett (TXEP) 10
4. Jeff Frandsen (BYU) 9
  Chris Roscoe (HI) 9
6. Darrel Hicks (UT) 7
7. Matt Bellini (BYU) 6
8. Chris Smith (BYU) 5
  Clifton Smith (UT) 5
  Robert Claiborne (SDGST) 5
  Sean Willis (COST) 5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Ron Slack (SDGST) 240
2. Jamal Farmer (HI) 212
3. Dabby Dawson (WY) 198
4. Rodney Lewis (AF) 190
5. Clifton Smith (UT) 186
6. Tony Alford (COST) 178
7. Dion Morrow (NM) 173
8. Dee Dowis (AF) 172
9. Todd Yert (COST) 166
10. Darrin Wagner (SDGST) 143
  Fred Whittingham (BYU) 143

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Terance Mathis (NM) 1353
2. Dee Dowis (AF) 1286
3. Tony Alford (COST) 1202
4. Dabby Dawson (WY) 1180
5. Clifton Smith (UT) 1175
6. Ron Slack (SDGST) 1144
7. Jamal Farmer (HI) 1138
8. Dennis Smith (UT) 1120
9. Chris Smith (BYU) 1090
10. Matt Bellini (BYU) 1089

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Jamal Farmer (HI) 19
2. Dee Dowis (AF) 18
  Dennis Smith (UT) 18
4. Greg Johnson (AF) 17
5. Ron Slack (SDGST) 13
  Terance Mathis (NM) 13
7. Matt Bellini (BYU) 12
8. Darrin Wagner (SDGST) 11
  Fred Whittingham (BYU) 11
  Todd Yert (COST) 11

Total Plays

1. Jeremy Leach (NM) 590
2. Scott Mitchell (UT) 508
3. Dan McGwire (SDGST) 504
4. Ty Detmer (BYU) 497
5. Howard Gasser (TXEP) 461
6. Tom Corontzos (WY) 364
7. Garrett Gabriel (HI) 352
8. Dee Dowis (AF) 312
9. Mike Gimenez (COST) 247
10. Ron Slack (SDGST) 220

Total Yards

1. Ty Detmer (BYU) 4433
2. Dan McGwire (SDGST) 3423
3. Jeremy Leach (NM) 3363
4. Scott Mitchell (UT) 3133
5. Dee Dowis (AF) 2571
6. Howard Gasser (TXEP) 2513
7. Garrett Gabriel (HI) 2391
8. Tom Corontzos (WY) 1910
9. Mike Gimenez (COST) 1336
10. Rodney Lewis (AF) 1063

Total Yards Per Play

1. Ty Detmer (BYU) 8.9
2. Dan McGwire (SDGST) 6.8
3. Scott Mitchell (UT) 6.2
4. Jeremy Leach (NM) 5.7

Total Touchdowns

1. Ty Detmer (BYU) 38
2. Scott Mitchell (UT) 33
3. Dee Dowis (AF) 25
4. Jeremy Leach (NM) 24
5. Garrett Gabriel (HI) 22
6. Howard Gasser (TXEP) 21
7. Dan McGwire (SDGST) 18
  Jamal Farmer (HI) 18
9. Tom Corontzos (WY) 16
  Greg Johnson (AF) 16