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1998 Western Athletic Conference Leaders

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Record*: 87-101, .463 W-L% (7th of 11) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 83-95 by NCAA.

SRS: -2.98 (8th of 11) ▪ SOS: -1.73 (8th of 11)

Division Champions: Air Force (Mountain) and Brigham Young (Pacific)
Conference Champion: Air Force (Won Championship Game 20-13)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Colorado State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Air Force)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Ryan Eslinger (COST) 206
2. Kevin Feterik (BYU) 202
3. Graham Leigh (NM) 198
4. Jay Stoner (WY) 183
5. Dan Robinson (HI) 163
6. Billy Volek (FREST) 151
7. John Rayborn (TXEP) 139
8. John Fitzgerald (TLS) 131
9. Jonathan Crosswhite (UT) 128
10. Brian Russell (SDGST) 123
11. Chris Kasteler (SJST) 115
12. Chris Sanders (SMETH) 99
13. Michael Wall (TLS) 62
14. Blane Morgan (AF) 61
15. Chad Reed (NVLV) 59
16. Patrick Batteaux (TXX) 55
17. Kevin Crook (NVLV) 50
18. Josh McCown (SMETH) 46
19. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 43
20. Rocky Perez (TXEP) 42
Pass Attempts
1. Graham Leigh (NM) 376
2. Dan Robinson (HI) 354
3. Kevin Feterik (BYU) 336
  Ryan Eslinger (COST) 336
5. Jay Stoner (WY) 316
6. Billy Volek (FREST) 261
7. John Rayborn (TXEP) 258
8. Brian Russell (SDGST) 230
9. John Fitzgerald (TLS) 226
10. Jonathan Crosswhite (UT) 221
  Chris Kasteler (SJST) 221
12. Chris Sanders (SMETH) 181
13. Chad Reed (NVLV) 137
14. Kevin Crook (NVLV) 115
15. Patrick Batteaux (TXX) 114
16. Blane Morgan (AF) 112
  Michael Wall (TLS) 112
18. Josh McCown (SMETH) 99
19. Chad Richardson (RICE) 91
20. Rocky Perez (TXEP) 88
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Ryan Eslinger (COST) 61.3
2. Kevin Feterik (BYU) 60.1
3. John Fitzgerald (TLS) 58.0
4. Jonathan Crosswhite (UT) 57.9
5. Jay Stoner (WY) 57.9
6. Billy Volek (FREST) 57.9
7. Chris Sanders (SMETH) 54.7
8. John Rayborn (TXEP) 53.9
9. Brian Russell (SDGST) 53.5
10. Graham Leigh (NM) 52.7
11. Chris Kasteler (SJST) 52.0
12. Dan Robinson (HI) 46.0
Passing Yards
1. Kevin Feterik (BYU) 2718
2. Graham Leigh (NM) 2608
3. Ryan Eslinger (COST) 2386
4. Jay Stoner (WY) 2373
5. Dan Robinson (HI) 2155
6. Billy Volek (FREST) 1973
7. John Rayborn (TXEP) 1641
8. Jonathan Crosswhite (UT) 1615
9. Chris Kasteler (SJST) 1505
10. John Fitzgerald (TLS) 1457
11. Brian Russell (SDGST) 1438
12. Blane Morgan (AF) 1144
13. Chris Sanders (SMETH) 1050
14. Michael Wall (TLS) 711
15. Kevin Crook (NVLV) 688
16. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 687
17. Josh McCown (SMETH) 619
18. Chad Richardson (RICE) 598
19. Chad Reed (NVLV) 550
20. Rocky Perez (TXEP) 521
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Kevin Feterik (BYU) 8.1
2. Billy Volek (FREST) 7.6
3. Jay Stoner (WY) 7.5
4. Jonathan Crosswhite (UT) 7.3
5. Ryan Eslinger (COST) 7.1
6. Graham Leigh (NM) 6.9
7. Chris Kasteler (SJST) 6.8
8. John Fitzgerald (TLS) 6.4
9. John Rayborn (TXEP) 6.4
10. Brian Russell (SDGST) 6.3
11. Dan Robinson (HI) 6.1
12. Chris Sanders (SMETH) 5.8
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Kevin Feterik (BYU) 8.2
2. Billy Volek (FREST) 7.8
3. Jay Stoner (WY) 6.8
4. Chris Kasteler (SJST) 6.5
5. Ryan Eslinger (COST) 6.5
6. Jonathan Crosswhite (UT) 6.4
7. John Rayborn (TXEP) 6.2
8. John Fitzgerald (TLS) 6.1
9. Graham Leigh (NM) 5.9
10. Brian Russell (SDGST) 5.6
11. Dan Robinson (HI) 5.2
12. Chris Sanders (SMETH) 4.7
Passing Touchdowns
1. Graham Leigh (NM) 18
2. Kevin Feterik (BYU) 16
3. Ryan Eslinger (COST) 14
4. Chris Kasteler (SJST) 12
  John Rayborn (TXEP) 12
6. Jay Stoner (WY) 11
  Dan Robinson (HI) 11
8. Billy Volek (FREST) 10
  John Fitzgerald (TLS) 10
  Jonathan Crosswhite (UT) 10
  Blane Morgan (AF) 10
12. Brian Russell (SDGST) 8
13. Josh McCown (SMETH) 7
14. Chris Sanders (SMETH) 6
  Kevin Crook (NVLV) 6
16. Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 5
17. Michael Wall (TLS) 4
  Brian Vye (SJST) 4
19. Chad Reed (NVLV) 3
  Matt Newton (COST) 3
  Chad Richardson (RICE) 3
Passing Interceptions
1. Graham Leigh (NM) 17
2. Dan Robinson (HI) 12
3. Ryan Eslinger (COST) 11
4. Jay Stoner (WY) 10
5. Jonathan Crosswhite (UT) 9
6. Michael Wall (TLS) 8
  Josh McCown (SMETH) 8
8. Chris Sanders (SMETH) 7
  Brian Russell (SDGST) 7
  Kevin Crook (NVLV) 7
  Patrick Batteaux (TXX) 7
  Chris Kasteler (SJST) 7
13. John Fitzgerald (TLS) 6
  John Rayborn (TXEP) 6
  Kevin Feterik (BYU) 6
16. Blane Morgan (AF) 4
  Rocky Perez (TXEP) 4
  Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 4
  Chris Hayward (NVLV) 4
  Jeff Dover (TXX) 4
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Kevin Feterik (BYU) 140.2
2. Billy Volek (FREST) 131.7
3. Ryan Eslinger (COST) 128.2
4. Jay Stoner (WY) 126.1
5. Jonathan Crosswhite (UT) 126.1
6. John Fitzgerald (TLS) 121.4
7. Chris Kasteler (SJST) 120.8
8. John Rayborn (TXEP) 118.0
9. Graham Leigh (NM) 117.7
10. Brian Russell (SDGST) 111.4
11. Chris Sanders (SMETH) 106.6
12. Dan Robinson (HI) 100.7
Rush Attempts
1. Marques Brigham (WY) 259
2. Ronney Jenkins (BYU) 252
3. Mike Anderson (UT) 244
4. Rodnick Phillips (SMETH) 239
5. Jaime Kimbrough (FREST) 213
6. Chad Richardson (RICE) 181
  Jonas Lewis (SDGST) 181
8. James Wofford (NVLV) 173
9. Basil Mitchell (TXX) 166
10. Omar Bacon (UT) 160
11. Joseph Polk (TXEP) 155
12. Larry Ned (SDGST) 153
13. Paul Smith (TXEP) 149
  Patrick Batteaux (TXX) 149
15. Kelsey Adams (SMETH) 147
  Damon Washington (COST) 147
17. Jamie Tyler (RICE) 146
  Charles Tharp (HI) 146
19. Blane Morgan (AF) 145
20. LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 144
Rushing Yards
1. Ronney Jenkins (BYU) 1307
2. Mike Anderson (UT) 1173
3. Jaime Kimbrough (FREST) 1168
4. Rodnick Phillips (SMETH) 1115
5. Marques Brigham (WY) 1114
6. Basil Mitchell (TXX) 1111
7. Jonas Lewis (SDGST) 897
8. James Wofford (NVLV) 816
9. Kelsey Adams (SMETH) 802
10. Larry Ned (SDGST) 762
11. Chad Richardson (RICE) 746
12. Deonce Whitaker (SJST) 719
13. Omar Bacon (UT) 718
14. LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 717
15. Charles Tharp (HI) 679
16. Joseph Polk (TXEP) 676
17. Paul Smith (TXEP) 660
18. Damon Washington (COST) 645
19. Jamie Tyler (RICE) 614
20. Lennox Gordon (NM) 571
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Basil Mitchell (TXX) 6.7
2. Qualario Brown (AF) 5.7
3. Charlie Higgins (TLS) 5.7
4. Jaime Kimbrough (FREST) 5.5
5. Kelsey Adams (SMETH) 5.5
6. Deonce Whitaker (SJST) 5.4
7. Kevin McDougal (COST) 5.2
8. Ronney Jenkins (BYU) 5.2
9. Larry Ned (SDGST) 5.0
10. LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 5.0
11. Jonas Lewis (SDGST) 5.0
12. Michael Perry (RICE) 4.9
13. Junior Mahe (BYU) 4.9
14. Mike Anderson (UT) 4.8
15. James Wofford (NVLV) 4.7
16. Spanky Gilliam (AF) 4.7
17. Rodnick Phillips (SMETH) 4.7
18. Charles Tharp (HI) 4.7
19. Omar Bacon (UT) 4.5
20. Reggie Williams (TLS) 4.5
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Blane Morgan (AF) 15
2. Ronney Jenkins (BYU) 13
3. Mike Anderson (UT) 12
4. Jaime Kimbrough (FREST) 10
5. Rodnick Phillips (SMETH) 9
  Omar Bacon (UT) 9
  Marques Brigham (WY) 9
8. Jamie Tyler (RICE) 8
  LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 8
10. Jonas Lewis (SDGST) 7
  Deonce Whitaker (SJST) 7
12. Basil Mitchell (TXX) 6
  Junior Mahe (BYU) 6
  Chad Richardson (RICE) 6
  Joseph Polk (TXEP) 6
16. Damon Washington (COST) 5
  John Mosley (TLS) 5
  Spanky Gilliam (AF) 5
  Scott McKay (AF) 5
  Brian Russell (SDGST) 5
  James Wofford (NVLV) 5
Receptions
1. Daniel Jones (UT) 57
  Wendell Montgomery (WY) 57
3. Damon Gourdine (SDGST) 55
4. Jimmy Carpenter (TXEP) 52
  Wes Caswell (TLS) 52
6. Wesley Morris (HI) 51
7. Martinez Williams (NM) 49
  Margin Hooks (BYU) 49
9. Darran Hall (COST) 44
10. Germany Thompson (NM) 43
11. Corey McCoy (COST) 42
  Charles Smith (FREST) 42
  Damon Savage (TLS) 42
  Jerome Anderson (UT) 42
15. Dwight Carter (HI) 40
16. Oliver Newell (SJST) 39
  Albert Johnson (SMETH) 39
  Dallas Davis (COST) 39
  Len Ware (NVLV) 39
20. Damond Blueitt (SMETH) 37
Receiving Yards
1. Daniel Jones (UT) 809
2. Wendell Montgomery (WY) 789
3. Martinez Williams (NM) 760
4. Margin Hooks (BYU) 732
5. Wesley Morris (HI) 692
6. Jimmy Carpenter (TXEP) 691
7. Jerome Anderson (UT) 658
8. Matt Farmer (AF) 650
9. Damon Gourdine (SDGST) 649
10. Darran Hall (COST) 629
11. Charles Smith (FREST) 621
12. Germany Thompson (NM) 601
13. Wes Caswell (TLS) 598
14. Oliver Newell (SJST) 583
15. Dwight Carter (HI) 567
16. Kofi Shuck (WY) 559
17. Albert Johnson (SMETH) 536
18. Dallas Davis (COST) 523
19. Len Ware (NVLV) 500
20. Damond Blueitt (SMETH) 491
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Jason Blackwell (RICE) 19.2
2. Ben Horton (BYU) 18.7
3. Matt Farmer (AF) 18.6
4. Kofi Shuck (WY) 16.0
5. Jerome Anderson (UT) 15.7
6. Waking Bailey (SJST) 15.6
7. Martinez Williams (NM) 15.5
8. Oliver Newell (SJST) 14.9
9. Margin Hooks (BYU) 14.9
10. Charles Smith (FREST) 14.8
11. Darran Hall (COST) 14.3
12. Daniel Jones (UT) 14.2
13. Dwight Carter (HI) 14.2
14. Germany Thompson (NM) 14.0
15. Wendell Montgomery (WY) 13.8
16. Albert Johnson (SMETH) 13.7
17. Wesley Morris (HI) 13.6
18. Dallas Davis (COST) 13.4
19. Jimmy Carpenter (TXEP) 13.3
20. Damond Blueitt (SMETH) 13.3
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Albert Johnson (SMETH) 7
  Martinez Williams (NM) 7
3. Dallas Davis (COST) 5
  Damon Savage (TLS) 5
  Mike Rigell (BYU) 5
  Germany Thompson (NM) 5
  Oliver Newell (SJST) 5
8. Wesley Morris (HI) 4
  Dylan Newman (AF) 4
  Qualario Brown (AF) 4
  Daniel Jones (UT) 4
  Julian Hooker (WY) 4
  Wes Caswell (TLS) 4
  Damon Gourdine (SDGST) 4
15. Donny Utu (UT) 3
  Margin Hooks (BYU) 3
  Charles Smith (FREST) 3
  Jerrold Smith (TLS) 3
  Dwight Carter (HI) 3
  Damond Blueitt (SMETH) 3
  Jerome Anderson (UT) 3
  Keonta Golson (TXEP) 3
  Brian Natkin (TXEP) 3
  Derrek Uhl (COST) 3
  Kofi Shuck (WY) 3
  Frank Rice (COST) 3
  Corey McCoy (COST) 3
  Atnaf Harris (FREST) 3
  Boo Bendinger (UT) 3
  Lee Mays (TXEP) 3
  Matt Farmer (AF) 3
  Carlos Baker (NVLV) 3
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Ronney Jenkins (BYU) 286
2. Marques Brigham (WY) 269
3. Rodnick Phillips (SMETH) 253
4. Jaime Kimbrough (FREST) 249
5. Mike Anderson (UT) 246
6. Jonas Lewis (SDGST) 188
7. Chad Richardson (RICE) 181
8. James Wofford (NVLV) 177
9. Basil Mitchell (TXX) 176
10. Omar Bacon (UT) 167
11. Charles Tharp (HI) 165
12. Paul Smith (TXEP) 162
13. Joseph Polk (TXEP) 161
14. Damon Washington (COST) 158
  Kelsey Adams (SMETH) 158
16. Larry Ned (SDGST) 157
17. LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 150
  Patrick Batteaux (TXX) 150
19. Jamie Tyler (RICE) 147
20. Blane Morgan (AF) 145
  Lennox Gordon (NM) 145
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Ronney Jenkins (BYU) 1656
2. Jaime Kimbrough (FREST) 1559
3. Rodnick Phillips (SMETH) 1226
4. Mike Anderson (UT) 1184
5. Basil Mitchell (TXX) 1162
6. Marques Brigham (WY) 1155
7. Jonas Lewis (SDGST) 979
8. Kelsey Adams (SMETH) 878
9. James Wofford (NVLV) 849
10. Paul Smith (TXEP) 839
11. Charles Tharp (HI) 832
12. Daniel Jones (UT) 818
13. Wendell Montgomery (WY) 806
14. Larry Ned (SDGST) 783
15. Martinez Williams (NM) 760
16. Deonce Whitaker (SJST) 756
17. Margin Hooks (BYU) 753
  Omar Bacon (UT) 753
19. LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 751
20. Qualario Brown (AF) 750
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Ronney Jenkins (BYU) 15
  Blane Morgan (AF) 15
3. Mike Anderson (UT) 13
4. Rodnick Phillips (SMETH) 10
  Jaime Kimbrough (FREST) 10
6. Marques Brigham (WY) 9
  Omar Bacon (UT) 9
8. Jamie Tyler (RICE) 8
  LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 8
10. Deonce Whitaker (SJST) 7
  Albert Johnson (SMETH) 7
  Jonas Lewis (SDGST) 7
  Martinez Williams (NM) 7
  Junior Mahe (BYU) 7
15. John Mosley (TLS) 6
  Basil Mitchell (TXX) 6
  Qualario Brown (AF) 6
  Chad Richardson (RICE) 6
  Joseph Polk (TXEP) 6
20. Dylan Newman (AF) 5
  Dallas Davis (COST) 5
  Damon Washington (COST) 5
  Damon Savage (TLS) 5
  Mike Rigell (BYU) 5
  Lennox Gordon (NM) 5
  Spanky Gilliam (AF) 5
  Scott McKay (AF) 5
  Germany Thompson (NM) 5
  Matt Farmer (AF) 5
  Brian Russell (SDGST) 5
  Oliver Newell (SJST) 5
  James Wofford (NVLV) 5
Total Plays
1. Graham Leigh (NM) 487
2. Kevin Feterik (BYU) 442
3. Dan Robinson (HI) 438
4. Jay Stoner (WY) 398
5. Ryan Eslinger (COST) 392
6. Billy Volek (FREST) 323
7. Brian Russell (SDGST) 310
8. John Rayborn (TXEP) 300
9. John Fitzgerald (TLS) 289
10. Chad Richardson (RICE) 272
11. Chris Kasteler (SJST) 268
  Jonathan Crosswhite (UT) 268
13. Patrick Batteaux (TXX) 263
14. Marques Brigham (WY) 259
15. Blane Morgan (AF) 257
16. Ronney Jenkins (BYU) 252
17. Mike Anderson (UT) 244
18. Rodnick Phillips (SMETH) 239
19. Chris Sanders (SMETH) 220
20. Jaime Kimbrough (FREST) 214
Total Yards
1. Graham Leigh (NM) 2904
2. Kevin Feterik (BYU) 2607
3. Ryan Eslinger (COST) 2424
4. Jay Stoner (WY) 2377
5. Dan Robinson (HI) 2128
6. Billy Volek (FREST) 1955
7. John Rayborn (TXEP) 1699
8. Blane Morgan (AF) 1652
9. Jonathan Crosswhite (UT) 1629
10. John Fitzgerald (TLS) 1624
11. Brian Russell (SDGST) 1614
12. Chris Kasteler (SJST) 1548
13. Chad Richardson (RICE) 1344
14. Ronney Jenkins (BYU) 1307
15. Mike Anderson (UT) 1173
16. Jaime Kimbrough (FREST) 1168
17. Rodnick Phillips (SMETH) 1115
18. Marques Brigham (WY) 1114
19. Basil Mitchell (TXX) 1111
20. Patrick Batteaux (TXX) 998
Total Touchdowns
1. Blane Morgan (AF) 25
2. Graham Leigh (NM) 21
3. Kevin Feterik (BYU) 19
4. Ryan Eslinger (COST) 18
5. John Rayborn (TXEP) 15
6. Jay Stoner (WY) 14
  Billy Volek (FREST) 14
8. Brian Russell (SDGST) 13
  Dan Robinson (HI) 13
  Ronney Jenkins (BYU) 13
11. Mike Anderson (UT) 12
  Jonathan Crosswhite (UT) 12
  Chris Kasteler (SJST) 12
14. John Fitzgerald (TLS) 11
15. Jaime Kimbrough (FREST) 10
16. Omar Bacon (UT) 9
  Marques Brigham (WY) 9
  Darnell Arceneaux (UT) 9
  Rodnick Phillips (SMETH) 9
  Chad Richardson (RICE) 9