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2001 Western Athletic Conference Year Summary

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Record: 56-62, .475 W-L% (9th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -5.56 (9th of 12) ▪ SOS: -3.76 (10th of 12)

Conference Champion: Louisiana Tech

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Louisiana Tech 7 5 .583 7 1 .875 33.8 32.5 -0.95 -3.36
Fresno State 11 3 .786 6 2 .750 40.0 24.6 9.90 -2.02
Boise State 8 4 .667 6 2 .750 34.3 23.3 1.61 -4.97
Hawaii 9 3 .750 5 3 .625 40.3 26.5 4.47 -6.53
Rice 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 27.8 27.9 -4.35 -6.18
Southern Methodist 4 7 .364 4 4 .500 20.5 26.8 -8.92 -3.47
Nevada 3 8 .273 3 5 .375 26.0 39.2 -9.92 -1.65
San Jose State 3 9 .250 3 5 .375 24.6 38.4 -10.66 -0.41
Texas-El Paso 2 9 .182 1 7 .125 21.4 37.6 -17.85 -5.31
Tulsa 1 10 .091 0 8 .000 17.4 35.2 -18.94 -3.75

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/26 9/2 9/9 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 Final
Fresno State     19 11 10 10 8 8 18       23 21 19 20  

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2001-12-31 Humanitarian Bowl Clemson 49 Louisiana Tech 24 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
2001-12-31 Silicon Valley Bowl Michigan State 44 Fresno State 35 Silicon Valley Bowl (San Jose, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. David Carr* (FREST) 344
2. Luke McCown (LATECH) 277
3. Nick Rolovich (HI) 233
4. Ryan Dinwiddie (BOISE) 201
5. Wesley Phillips (TXEP) 143
6. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 141
7. David Neill (NV) 138
8. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 128
9. David Page (SMETH) 104
10. Clint Carlson (SJST) 96
Pass Attempts
1. David Carr* (FREST) 533
2. Luke McCown (LATECH) 469
3. Nick Rolovich (HI) 405
4. Ryan Dinwiddie (BOISE) 322
5. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 261
6. Wesley Phillips (TXEP) 257
7. David Neill (NV) 256
8. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 230
9. David Page (SMETH) 193
10. Clint Carlson (SJST) 167
Pass Completion Percentage
1. David Carr* (FREST) 64.5
2. Ryan Dinwiddie (BOISE) 62.4
3. Luke McCown (LATECH) 59.1
4. Nick Rolovich (HI) 57.5
5. Tyler Gooch (TLS) 57.5
6. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 55.7
7. Wesley Phillips (TXEP) 55.6
8. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 54.0
9. David Neill (NV) 53.9
10. David Page (SMETH) 53.9
Passing Yards
1. David Carr* (FREST) 4839
2. Nick Rolovich (HI) 3361
3. Luke McCown (LATECH) 3337
4. Ryan Dinwiddie (BOISE) 3043
5. David Neill (NV) 1918
6. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 1915
7. Wesley Phillips (TXEP) 1839
8. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 1350
9. Clint Carlson (SJST) 1298
10. David Page (SMETH) 1209
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Ryan Dinwiddie (BOISE) 9.5
2. David Carr* (FREST) 9.1
3. Nick Rolovich (HI) 8.3
4. David Neill (NV) 7.5
5. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 7.3
6. Wesley Phillips (TXEP) 7.2
7. Luke McCown (LATECH) 7.1
8. David Page (SMETH) 6.3
9. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 5.9
10. Tyler Gooch (TLS) 5.2
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. David Carr* (FREST) 10.0
2. Ryan Dinwiddie (BOISE) 9.7
3. Nick Rolovich (HI) 9.0
4. David Neill (NV) 7.5
5. Luke McCown (LATECH) 7.0
6. Wesley Phillips (TXEP) 6.0
7. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 5.8
8. David Page (SMETH) 5.5
9. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 5.1
10. Tyler Gooch (TLS) 3.8
Passing Touchdowns
1. David Carr* (FREST) 46
2. Nick Rolovich (HI) 34
3. Ryan Dinwiddie (BOISE) 29
4. Luke McCown (LATECH) 28
5. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 12
6. David Neill (NV) 11
7. Wesley Phillips (TXEP) 10
8. Clint Carlson (SJST) 8
  Kyle Herm (RICE) 8
  David Page (SMETH) 8
Passing Interceptions
1. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 14
  Luke McCown (LATECH) 14
3. Ryan Dinwiddie (BOISE) 11
  Wesley Phillips (TXEP) 11
5. Nick Rolovich (HI) 9
  David Carr* (FREST) 9
7. Clint Carlson (SJST) 8
8. David Page (SMETH) 7
  Tyler Gooch (TLS) 7
10. Timmy Chang (HI) 6
  Josh Blankenship (TLS) 6
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. David Carr* (FREST) 165.9
2. Ryan Dinwiddie (BOISE) 164.7
3. Nick Rolovich (HI) 150.5
4. Luke McCown (LATECH) 132.6
5. David Neill (NV) 127.1
6. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 120.1
7. Wesley Phillips (TXEP) 120.0
8. David Page (SMETH) 112.9
9. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 106.9
10. Tyler Gooch (TLS) 102.4
Rush Attempts
1. Chance Kretschmer (NV) 302
2. Brock Forsey (BOISE) 246
3. Paris Gaines* (FREST) 220
4. Kyle Herm (RICE) 205
5. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 174
6. Joe Smith (LATECH) 172
7. Shanderrick Charles (SMETH) 134
8. Eric Richardson (TLS) 131
9. Robbie Beck (RICE) 126
10. Mike Bass (HI) 108
  Deonce Whitaker (SJST) 108
Rushing Yards
1. Chance Kretschmer (NV) 1732
2. Brock Forsey (BOISE) 1207
3. Paris Gaines* (FREST) 1044
4. Kyle Herm (RICE) 897
5. Joe Smith (LATECH) 874
6. Shanderrick Charles (SMETH) 860
7. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 820
8. Robbie Beck (RICE) 634
9. David Mikell (BOISE) 560
10. Mike Bass (HI) 558
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Shanderrick Charles (SMETH) 6.4
2. Chris Porter (TXEP) 5.7
3. Chance Kretschmer (NV) 5.7
4. David Mikell (BOISE) 5.2
5. Mike Bass (HI) 5.2
6. Tyler Gooch (TLS) 5.2
7. Joe Smith (LATECH) 5.1
8. Josh Levi* (FREST) 5.1
9. Robbie Beck (RICE) 5.0
10. Brock Forsey (BOISE) 4.9
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Chance Kretschmer (NV) 15
2. Brock Forsey (BOISE) 13
3. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 12
4. Kyle Herm (RICE) 11
5. Thero Mitchell (HI) 9
6. Paris Gaines* (FREST) 8
7. Joe Smith (LATECH) 7
  Robbie Beck (RICE) 7
  Shanderrick Charles (SMETH) 7
10. Sherman Austin (TXEP) 5
  David Mikell (BOISE) 5
  Eric Richardson (TLS) 5
  David Carr* (FREST) 5
  Josh Levi* (FREST) 5
Receptions
1. Rodney Wright* (FREST) 104
2. Bernard Berrian* (FREST) 85
3. Ashley Lelie (HI) 84
4. Edell Shepherd (SJST) 83
5. Donald Shoals (TLS) 75
6. John Simon (LATECH) 71
7. Channon Harris (HI) 69
8. Delwyn Daigre (LATECH) 60
9. Justin Colbert (HI) 55
10. Craig Stutzmann (HI) 54
Receiving Yards
1. Ashley Lelie (HI) 1713
2. Rodney Wright* (FREST) 1630
3. Edell Shepherd (SJST) 1500
4. Bernard Berrian* (FREST) 1364
5. Donald Shoals (TLS) 908
6. Jeb Putzier (BOISE) 824
7. Justin Colbert (HI) 801
8. Channon Harris (HI) 796
9. Delwyn Daigre (LATECH) 770
10. D.J. Curry (LATECH) 756
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Lou Fanucchi (BOISE) 20.9
2. Ashley Lelie (HI) 20.4
3. Gilbert Okoronkwo (RICE) 19.1
4. Jeb Putzier (BOISE) 18.7
5. Edell Shepherd (SJST) 18.1
6. Charles Pauley (SJST) 16.3
7. Bernard Berrian* (FREST) 16.0
8. Rodney Wright* (FREST) 15.7
9. Terrance Minor (TXEP) 15.5
10. Charles Smith* (FREST) 15.3
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Ashley Lelie (HI) 19
2. Edell Shepherd (SJST) 14
3. Bernard Berrian* (FREST) 13
4. Rodney Wright* (FREST) 12
  Jeb Putzier (BOISE) 12
6. D.J. Curry (LATECH) 8
  Channon Harris (HI) 8
  Jay Swillie (BOISE) 8
9. Chris Cunningham (SMETH) 7
10. Delwyn Daigre (LATECH) 6
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Chance Kretschmer (NV) 312
2. Brock Forsey (BOISE) 281
3. Paris Gaines* (FREST) 242
4. Kyle Herm (RICE) 205
5. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 186
6. Joe Smith (LATECH) 179
7. Eric Richardson (TLS) 165
8. Shanderrick Charles (SMETH) 144
9. Mike Bass (HI) 137
10. Robbie Beck (RICE) 130
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Chance Kretschmer (NV) 1787
2. Rodney Wright* (FREST) 1744
3. Ashley Lelie (HI) 1713
4. Brock Forsey (BOISE) 1576
5. Edell Shepherd (SJST) 1500
6. Bernard Berrian* (FREST) 1455
7. Paris Gaines* (FREST) 1298
8. Joe Smith (LATECH) 961
9. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 928
10. Donald Shoals (TLS) 917
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Ashley Lelie (HI) 19
2. Brock Forsey (BOISE) 16
3. Chance Kretschmer (NV) 15
4. Edell Shepherd (SJST) 14
5. Rodney Wright* (FREST) 13
  Bernard Berrian* (FREST) 13
7. Jeb Putzier (BOISE) 12
  Jarmar Julien (SJST) 12
  Paris Gaines* (FREST) 12
10. Kyle Herm (RICE) 11
Total Plays
1. David Carr* (FREST) 627
2. Luke McCown (LATECH) 556
3. Nick Rolovich (HI) 454
4. Ryan Dinwiddie (BOISE) 393
5. Kyle Herm (RICE) 347
6. David Neill (NV) 339
7. Wesley Phillips (TXEP) 306
8. Chance Kretschmer (NV) 304
9. David Page (SMETH) 286
10. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 272
Total Yards
1. David Carr* (FREST) 4906
2. Luke McCown (LATECH) 3481
3. Nick Rolovich (HI) 3365
4. Ryan Dinwiddie (BOISE) 3140
5. David Neill (NV) 2237
6. Kyle Herm (RICE) 2018
7. Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 1902
8. Chance Kretschmer (NV) 1732
9. Wesley Phillips (TXEP) 1706
10. Josh Blankenship (TLS) 1407
Total Yards Per Play
1. Ryan Dinwiddie (BOISE) 8.0
2. David Carr* (FREST) 7.8
3. Nick Rolovich (HI) 7.4
4. Luke McCown (LATECH) 6.3
Total Touchdowns
1. David Carr* (FREST) 51
2. Nick Rolovich (HI) 34
3. Ryan Dinwiddie (BOISE) 32
  Luke McCown (LATECH) 32
5. Kyle Herm (RICE) 19
6. Chance Kretschmer (NV) 15
7. David Neill (NV) 14
  Brock Forsey (BOISE) 14
9. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 12
  Marcus Arroyo (SJST) 12
  Wesley Phillips (TXEP) 12
Touchdowns
1. Ashley Lelie (HI) 19
2. Brock Forsey (BOISE) 16
3. Chance Kretschmer (NV) 15
  Bernard Berrian* (FREST) 15
5. Rodney Wright* (FREST) 14
  Edell Shepherd (SJST) 14
7. Jarmar Julien (SJST) 12
  Jeb Putzier (BOISE) 12
  Paris Gaines* (FREST) 12
10. Kyle Herm (RICE) 11
Points
1. Kevin Louswma (BOISE) 6
  Curtis Randall (LATECH) 6
  Paul Jolley (NV) 6
  Carlin Thomas (LATECH) 6
5. Nick Burley (FREST) 2
  Brett Visintainer (FREST) 2
Extra Point Attempts
1. Asen Asparuhov* (FREST) 62
2. Justin Ayat (HI) 57
3. Nick Calaycay (BOISE) 54
4. Josh Scobee (LATECH) 45
5. Nick Gilliam (SJST) 33
6. Keith Robinson (TXEP) 28
7. Damon Fine (NV) 26
8. Brandon Skeen (RICE) 25
9. Jacob Crowley (SMETH) 24
10. Chris Earnest (TLS) 21
Extra Points Made
1. Asen Asparuhov* (FREST) 60
2. Justin Ayat (HI) 54
3. Nick Calaycay (BOISE) 50
4. Josh Scobee (LATECH) 44
5. Nick Gilliam (SJST) 31
6. Keith Robinson (TXEP) 27
7. Jacob Crowley (SMETH) 23
  Brandon Skeen (RICE) 23
  Damon Fine (NV) 23
10. Chris Earnest (TLS) 19
Field Goal Attempts
1. Asen Asparuhov* (FREST) 32
2. Justin Ayat (HI) 29
3. Damon Fine (NV) 23
4. Josh Scobee (LATECH) 22
5. Jacob Crowley (SMETH) 20
6. Nick Gilliam (SJST) 17
7. Brandon Skeen (RICE) 16
8. Chris Earnest (TLS) 12
9. Nick Calaycay (BOISE) 10
  Keith Robinson (TXEP) 10
Field Goals Made
1. Asen Asparuhov* (FREST) 23
2. Justin Ayat (HI) 19
3. Josh Scobee (LATECH) 18
4. Damon Fine (NV) 15
5. Jacob Crowley (SMETH) 13
6. Nick Gilliam (SJST) 10
7. Brandon Skeen (RICE) 6
  Derek Crabtree (RICE) 6
  Keith Robinson (TXEP) 6
  Chris Earnest (TLS) 6
Punts
1. Travis Hale (RICE) 66
  Jason Simpson* (FREST) 66
3. Casey Lipscomb (TLS) 65
4. Adam Walterscheid (SMETH) 59
5. Dustin Upton (LATECH) 57
6. Derek Jones (NV) 53
7. Bryce Benekos (TXEP) 52
8. Mat McBriar (HI) 40
9. Keith Schuttler (BOISE) 39
10. Michael Carr (SJST) 34
Punting Yards
1. Jason Simpson* (FREST) 2870
2. Casey Lipscomb (TLS) 2627
3. Travis Hale (RICE) 2581
4. Dustin Upton (LATECH) 2377
5. Adam Walterscheid (SMETH) 2322
6. Derek Jones (NV) 2107
7. Bryce Benekos (TXEP) 1796
8. Mat McBriar (HI) 1736
9. Keith Schuttler (BOISE) 1443
10. Michael Carr (SJST) 1231
Punt Returns
1. Bernard Berrian* (FREST) 41
2. Tim Gilligan (BOISE) 39
3. Chris Cunningham (SMETH) 22
4. Marlon McLaughlin (NV) 19
5. John Simon (LATECH) 18
  Thero Mitchell (HI) 18
  Jahmal Fenner (TXEP) 18
8. Charles Pauley (SJST) 16
9. Clifton Herbert (HI) 12
  Donald Shoals (TLS) 12
Punt Return Yards
1. Bernard Berrian* (FREST) 556
2. Tim Gilligan (BOISE) 334
3. Chris Cunningham (SMETH) 241
4. Jahmal Fenner (TXEP) 237
5. Thero Mitchell (HI) 216
6. Marlon McLaughlin (NV) 198
7. John Simon (LATECH) 159
8. Charles Pauley (SJST) 118
9. Clifton Herbert (HI) 106
10. Donald Shoals (TLS) 83
Kickoff Returns
1. Bernard Berrian* (FREST) 32
2. David Mikell (BOISE) 25
3. Chad Owens (HI) 24
4. Clint Hatfield (RICE) 23
5. Erick Franklin (LATECH) 21
  Howard Jackson (TXEP) 21
  Jonas Rutledge (SMETH) 21
8. Jahmal Fenner (TXEP) 20
  Jermaine Landrum (TLS) 20
  Ronnie Hardiman (NV) 20
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Chad Owens (HI) 807
2. Bernard Berrian* (FREST) 765
3. David Mikell (BOISE) 709
4. Clint Hatfield (RICE) 551
5. Erick Franklin (LATECH) 508
6. Howard Jackson (TXEP) 503
7. Jahmal Fenner (TXEP) 490
8. Ronnie Hardiman (NV) 485
9. Jonas Rutledge (SMETH) 471
10. Charles Pauley (SJST) 463
Kickoff Return Yards Per Return
1. Casey Leblanc (SJST) 22.8
Kickoff Return Touchdowns
1. Chad Owens (HI) 2
Interceptions
1. Jason Olford (LATECH) 5
  Ian Harper* (FREST) 5
  Fitu Tu'ua* (FREST) 5
  Patrick Fanene* (FREST) 5
  Kelvin Millhouse (HI) 5
  Kelly Dejon* (FREST) 5
  Michael Rodney* (FREST) 5
8. Larry Thompson (SJST) 4
  D.J. Walker (TXEP) 4
  Jonas Rutledge (SMETH) 4
  Shane O'Neill (SMETH) 4
  Jason Hebert (RICE) 4
  Bryce McGill* (FREST) 4
Interception Return Yards
1. Jonas Rutledge (SMETH) 147
2. Dan Dawson (RICE) 116
3. Kelvin Millhouse (HI) 111
4. Jason Olford (LATECH) 93
5. Matt Wright (HI) 90
6. Gabe Franklin (BOISE) 88
7. D.J. Walker (TXEP) 81
8. Alex Wallace (SJST) 78
9. Ethan Allen (SJST) 69
10. Kevin Garrett (SMETH) 68
Interception Return Touchdowns
1. Dan Dawson (RICE) 2