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2000 Western Athletic Conference Year Summary

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Record: 48-59, .449 W-L% (11th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -5.08 (9th of 12) ▪ SOS: -3.10 (9th of 12)

Conference Champion: Texas Christian and Texas-El Paso

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Texas Christian)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Texas Christian)

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Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Texas Christian 10 2 .833 7 1 .875 35.9 11.2 11.29 -5.79
Texas-El Paso 8 4 .667 7 1 .875 31.5 28.0 3.10 -1.49
Fresno State 7 5 .583 6 2 .750 26.4 20.9 2.22 -2.04
San Jose State 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 31.2 29.8 -0.82 -2.74
Tulsa 5 7 .417 4 4 .500 20.0 23.6 -8.77 -4.77
Rice 3 8 .273 2 6 .250 21.5 29.3 -7.49 -1.31
Hawaii 3 9 .250 2 6 .250 24.5 33.3 -12.52 -4.18
Southern Methodist 3 9 .250 2 6 .250 15.1 29.3 -13.76 -3.85
Nevada 2 10 .167 1 7 .125 17.3 38.7 -18.95 -1.78

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/27 9/3 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
Texas Christian 20 20 22 20 18 16 14 12 11 11 9 18 15 13 13 13 21

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2000-12-31 Silicon Valley Bowl Air Force 37 Fresno State 34 Silicon Valley Bowl (San Jose, CA)
2000-12-28 Humanitarian Bowl Boise State 38 Texas-El Paso 23 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
2000-12-20 Mobile Alabama Bowl Southern Mississippi 28 Texas Christian 21 Mobile Alabama Bowl (Mobile, AL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Timmy Chang (HI) 245
2. Rocky Perez (TXEP) 200
3. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 196
4. David Carr (FREST) 194
5. David Neill (NV) 179
6. Josh McCown (SMETH) 169
7. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 166
8. Casey Printers (TXX) 102
9. Nick Rolovich (HI) 63
10. David Page (SMETH) 60

Pass Attempts

1. Timmy Chang (HI) 469
2. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 379
3. David Neill (NV) 353
4. Rocky Perez (TXEP) 338
5. Josh McCown (SMETH) 331
6. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 326
7. David Carr (FREST) 316
8. Casey Printers (TXX) 176
9. Nick Rolovich (HI) 136
10. Brett Staninger (NV) 114
  Bret Staninger (NV) 114

Pass Completion Percentage

1. David Carr (FREST) 61.4
2. Rocky Perez (TXEP) 59.2
3. Casey Printers (TXX) 58.0
4. Timmy Chang (HI) 52.2
5. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 51.7
6. Josh McCown (SMETH) 51.1
7. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 50.9
8. David Neill (NV) 50.7

Passing Yards

1. Timmy Chang (HI) 3041
2. Rocky Perez (TXEP) 2661
3. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 2507
4. David Carr (FREST) 2338
5. David Neill (NV) 2334
  Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 2334
7. Josh McCown (SMETH) 1969
8. Casey Printers (TXX) 1584
9. Nick Rolovich (HI) 815
10. Brett Staninger (NV) 615
  Bret Staninger (NV) 615

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Casey Printers (TXX) 9.0
2. Rocky Perez (TXEP) 7.9
3. David Carr (FREST) 7.4
4. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 7.2
5. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 6.6
6. David Neill (NV) 6.6
7. Timmy Chang (HI) 6.5
8. Josh McCown (SMETH) 5.9

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Casey Printers (TXX) 9.3
2. Rocky Perez (TXEP) 8.6
3. David Carr (FREST) 7.0
4. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 6.7
5. David Neill (NV) 5.8
6. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 5.8
7. Timmy Chang (HI) 5.5
8. Josh McCown (SMETH) 4.3

Passing Touchdowns

1. Rocky Perez (TXEP) 26
2. Timmy Chang (HI) 19
3. David Carr (FREST) 18
4. Casey Printers (TXX) 16
5. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 15
6. David Neill (NV) 13
7. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 9
  Josh McCown (SMETH) 9
9. Nick Rolovich (HI) 6
10. David Page (SMETH) 4
  Ben Wulf (RICE) 4

Passing Interceptions

1. Timmy Chang (HI) 19
2. Josh McCown (SMETH) 16
3. David Neill (NV) 12
4. David Carr (FREST) 11
  Josh Blankenship (TLS) 11
6. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 10
7. Brett Staninger (NV) 7
  Bret Staninger (NV) 7
9. David Page (SMETH) 6
  Rocky Perez (TXEP) 6
  Casey Printers (TXX) 6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Casey Printers (TXX) 156.7
2. Rocky Perez (TXEP) 147.1
3. David Carr (FREST) 135.4
4. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 120.1
5. Timmy Chang (HI) 112.0
6. David Neill (NV) 111.6
7. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 109.3
8. Josh McCown (SMETH) 100.3

Rush Attempts

1. LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 369
2. Kris Briggs (SMETH) 231
3. Deonce Whitaker (SJST) 224
4. Ken Bohanon (TLS) 202
5. Marquis Starks (NV) 158
6. Chris Porter (TXEP) 142
7. James Fenderson (HI) 113
8. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 111
9. Corey Evans (RICE) 107
10. David Neill (NV) 103

Rushing Yards

1. LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 2158
2. Deonce Whitaker (SJST) 1577
3. Kris Briggs (SMETH) 828
4. Ken Bohanon (TLS) 802
5. Chris Porter (TXEP) 681
6. James Fenderson (HI) 651
7. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 561
8. Marquis Starks (NV) 457
9. Sherman Austin (TXEP) 410
10. Eric Richardson (TLS) 408

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Deonce Whitaker (SJST) 7.0
2. LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 5.8
3. James Fenderson (HI) 5.8
4. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 5.1
5. Chris Porter (TXEP) 4.8
6. Robbie Beck (RICE) 4.6
7. Josh Levi (FREST) 4.3
8. Jamie Tyler (RICE) 4.2
9. Sherman Austin (TXEP) 4.1
10. Paris Gaines (FREST) 4.0

Rushing Touchdowns

1. LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 22
2. Deonce Whitaker (SJST) 15
3. Ken Bohanon (TLS) 10
4. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 8
5. Robbie Beck (RICE) 7
  James Fenderson (HI) 7
7. George Layne (TXX) 6
  Rocky Perez (TXEP) 6
9. Chris Porter (TXEP) 5
  Corey Evans (RICE) 5
  Jamie Tyler (RICE) 5

Receptions

1. Donald Shoals (TLS) 80
2. Ashley Lelie (HI) 74
3. Lee Mays (TXEP) 71
4. Justin Colbert (HI) 63
  Brian Natkin (TXEP) 63
6. Nate Burleson (NV) 57
7. Craig Stutzmann (HI) 54
8. John Hampton (SMETH) 46
9. Chris Cunningham (SMETH) 45
  Corey Brown (TLS) 45

Receiving Yards

1. Donald Shoals (TLS) 1195
2. Lee Mays (TXEP) 1110
  Ashley Lelie (HI) 1110
4. Nate Burleson (NV) 921
5. Justin Colbert (HI) 795
6. Rashied Davis (SJST) 785
7. Brian Natkin (TXEP) 775
8. Edell Shepherd (SJST) 707
9. Craig Stutzmann (HI) 682
10. John Hampton (SMETH) 572

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Rashied Davis (SJST) 19.6
2. Tim Fleming (NV) 17.8
3. Edell Shepherd (SJST) 16.8
4. Nate Burleson (NV) 16.2
5. Charles Smith (FREST) 15.9
6. Lee Mays (TXEP) 15.6
7. Bernard Berrian (FREST) 15.1
8. Ashley Lelie (HI) 15.0
9. Donald Shoals (TLS) 14.9
10. Channon Harris (HI) 14.7

Plays From Scrimmage

1. LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 379
2. Kris Briggs (SMETH) 269
3. Deonce Whitaker (SJST) 227
4. Ken Bohanon (TLS) 211
5. Marquis Starks (NV) 167
6. Chris Porter (TXEP) 147
7. James Fenderson (HI) 143
8. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 119
9. Paris Gaines (FREST) 109
10. Corey Evans (RICE) 107

Yards From Scrimmage

1. LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 2198
2. Deonce Whitaker (SJST) 1614
3. Donald Shoals (TLS) 1193
4. Kris Briggs (SMETH) 1138
5. Lee Mays (TXEP) 1127
6. Ashley Lelie (HI) 1110
7. Nate Burleson (NV) 952
8. Ken Bohanon (TLS) 880
9. James Fenderson (HI) 867
10. Justin Colbert (HI) 795

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 22
2. Deonce Whitaker (SJST) 16
3. Lee Mays (TXEP) 15
4. Ashley Lelie (HI) 11
5. Ken Bohanon (TLS) 10
6. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 9
7. James Fenderson (HI) 8
  Nate Burleson (NV) 8
  George Layne (TXX) 8
10. Robbie Beck (RICE) 7
  Johnnie Freeman (SMETH) 7
  Rashied Davis (SJST) 7

Total Plays

1. Timmy Chang (HI) 492
2. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 460
3. David Neill (NV) 456
4. Rocky Perez (TXEP) 412
5. Josh McCown (SMETH) 409
6. David Carr (FREST) 381
7. LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 369
8. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 353
9. Casey Printers (TXX) 260
10. Kris Briggs (SMETH) 231

Total Yards

1. Timmy Chang (HI) 2992
2. Rocky Perez (TXEP) 2743
3. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 2488
4. David Neill (NV) 2465
5. David Carr (FREST) 2418
6. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 2297
7. LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 2158
8. Josh McCown (SMETH) 2144
9. Casey Printers (TXX) 1849
10. Deonce Whitaker (SJST) 1577

Total Touchdowns

1. Rocky Perez (TXEP) 32
2. LaDainian Tomlinson (TXX) 22
  David Carr (FREST) 22
4. Timmy Chang (HI) 21
5. Casey Printers (TXX) 20
6. David Neill (NV) 17
  Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 17
8. Deonce Whitaker (SJST) 15
9. Josh McCown (SMETH) 12
10. Ken Bohanon (TLS) 10
  Josh Blankenship (TLS) 10

Extra Point Attempts

1. Chris Kaylakie (TXX) 51
2. Nick Gilliam (SJST) 43
  Ricky Bishop (TXEP) 43
4. Asen Asparuhov (FREST) 33
5. Eric Hannum (HI) 29
6. Derek Crabtree (RICE) 27
7. Chris Earnest (TLS) 26
8. Mike Phillips (NV) 21
9. Jacob Crowley (SMETH) 19

Extra Points Made

1. Chris Kaylakie (TXX) 50
2. Ricky Bishop (TXEP) 40
3. Nick Gilliam (SJST) 36
4. Asen Asparuhov (FREST) 32
5. Eric Hannum (HI) 28
6. Derek Crabtree (RICE) 25
7. Chris Earnest (TLS) 24
8. Mike Phillips (NV) 21
9. Jacob Crowley (SMETH) 19

Field Goal Attempts

1. Jacob Crowley (SMETH) 21
2. Chris Kaylakie (TXX) 18
  Ricky Bishop (TXEP) 18
4. Chris Earnest (TLS) 17
5. Asen Asparuhov (FREST) 16
6. Eric Hannum (HI) 15
7. Derek Crabtree (RICE) 12
8. Nick Gilliam (SJST) 11
  Mike Phillips (NV) 11

Field Goals Made

1. Chris Kaylakie (TXX) 16
2. Ricky Bishop (TXEP) 13
3. Chris Earnest (TLS) 12
4. Jacob Crowley (SMETH) 10
  Eric Hannum (HI) 10
6. Asen Asparuhov (FREST) 9
7. Derek Crabtree (RICE) 8
  Mike Phillips (NV) 8
9. Nick Gilliam (SJST) 5

Field Goal Percentage

1. Chris Kaylakie (TXX) 88.9
2. Ricky Bishop (TXEP) 72.2
3. Chris Earnest (TLS) 70.6
4. Derek Crabtree (RICE) 66.7
  Eric Hannum (HI) 66.7
6. Asen Asparuhov (FREST) 56.2
7. Jacob Crowley (SMETH) 47.6

Punts

1. Derek Jones (NV) 79
2. Colin Vadheim (SMETH) 67
3. Casey Lipscomb (TLS) 64
4. Jason Simpson (FREST) 62
5. Michael Carr (SJST) 61
6. Glen Beard (TXEP) 54
  Travis Hale (RICE) 54
8. Mat McBriar (HI) 43
9. Joey Biasatti (TXX) 26
10. Dan Berryman (HI) 22

Punting Yards

1. Derek Jones (NV) 3119
2. Colin Vadheim (SMETH) 2717
3. Casey Lipscomb (TLS) 2515
4. Jason Simpson (FREST) 2343
5. Michael Carr (SJST) 2313
6. Travis Hale (RICE) 2256
7. Glen Beard (TXEP) 2229
8. Mat McBriar (HI) 1647
9. Joey Biasatti (TXX) 1081
10. Dan Berryman (HI) 795

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Travis Hale (RICE) 41.8
2. Glen Beard (TXEP) 41.3
3. Colin Vadheim (SMETH) 40.6
4. Derek Jones (NV) 39.5
5. Casey Lipscomb (TLS) 39.3
6. Mat McBriar (HI) 38.3
7. Michael Carr (SJST) 37.9
8. Jason Simpson (FREST) 37.8

Punt Returns

1. Lavar Veale (TXX) 34
2. Javier Sanchez (TXEP) 26
3. Chris Cunningham (SMETH) 21
4. Waking Bailey (SJST) 19
5. Donald Shoals (TLS) 17
6. Bernard Berrian (FREST) 15
7. Nate Burleson (NV) 14
8. Feiamma Armstrong (HI) 12
9. Jamal Garland (HI) 11
10. Kyle Herm (RICE) 10

Punt Return Yards

1. Lavar Veale (TXX) 351
2. Donald Shoals (TLS) 266
3. Chris Cunningham (SMETH) 200
4. Javier Sanchez (TXEP) 170
5. Bernard Berrian (FREST) 158
6. Feiamma Armstrong (HI) 132
7. Charles Smith (FREST) 115
8. Waking Bailey (SJST) 87
9. Clifton Herbert (HI) 85
10. Alex Wallace (SJST) 83

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Donald Shoals (TLS) 15.6
2. Feiamma Armstrong (HI) 11.0
3. Bernard Berrian (FREST) 10.5
4. Lavar Veale (TXX) 10.3
5. Chris Cunningham (SMETH) 9.5
6. Javier Sanchez (TXEP) 6.5
7. Waking Bailey (SJST) 4.6
8. Nate Burleson (NV) 3.9

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Donald Shoals (TLS) 2

Kickoff Returns

1. Jamal Garland (HI) 23
2. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 22
  Sean White (RICE) 22
4. Del Bates (NV) 20
5. Feiamma Armstrong (HI) 19
  Chris Cunningham (SMETH) 19
7. Johnnie Freeman (SMETH) 16
8. Latarence Dunbar (TXX) 15
9. Rashied Davis (SJST) 13
  Rodney Wright (FREST) 13

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Jamal Garland (HI) 517
2. Latarence Dunbar (TXX) 506
3. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 501
4. Johnnie Freeman (SMETH) 377
5. Sean White (RICE) 359
  Chris Cunningham (SMETH) 359
7. Feiamma Armstrong (HI) 334
8. Del Bates (NV) 319
9. Rodney Wright (FREST) 279
10. Johnnie Holmes (NV) 211

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Latarence Dunbar (TXX) 33.7
2. Johnnie Freeman (SMETH) 23.6
3. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 22.8
4. Jamal Garland (HI) 22.5
5. Rodney Wright (FREST) 21.5
6. Chris Cunningham (SMETH) 18.9
7. Feiamma Armstrong (HI) 17.6
8. Jorma Bailey (TLS) 16.5
9. Sean White (RICE) 16.3
10. Del Bates (NV) 15.9

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Latarence Dunbar (TXX) 2

Interceptions

1. Nate Jackson (HI) 7
  Dan Dawson (RICE) 7
3. D.J. Walker (TXEP) 5
  C.J. Scott (TLS) 5
5. Jacob Espiau (HI) 4
  Tierre Sams (FREST) 4
7. Willie Adams (SJST) 3
  Del Bates (NV) 3
  Paul Jolley (NV) 3
  Alex Wallace (SJST) 3
  Dante Marsh (FREST) 3
  Tyrone Sanders (TXX) 3
  Patrick Battle (SJST) 3

Interception Return Yards

1. Dan Dawson (RICE) 206
2. Alex Wallace (SJST) 120
3. Russell Gary (TXX) 112
4. Patrick Battle (SJST) 109
5. Travis Ortega (RICE) 97
6. Ron Ockimey (SJST) 94
7. D.J. Walker (TXEP) 79
8. C.J. Scott (TLS) 66
9. Willie Adams (SJST) 64
10. Josh Parry (SJST) 61

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Patrick Battle (SJST) 2