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2004 Western Athletic Conference Year Summary

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Record: 59-59, .500 W-L% (9th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -2.24 (8th of 12) ▪ SOS: -1.73 (7th of 12)

Conference Champion: Boise State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Boise State and Fresno State)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Boise State 11 1 .917 8 0 1.000 48.9 25.7 14.04 -0.96
Texas-El Paso 8 4 .667 6 2 .750 35.8 25.1 5.65 -1.93
Fresno State 9 3 .750 5 3 .625 40.2 21.1 9.55 -2.87
Louisiana Tech 6 6 .500 5 3 .625 25.7 31.8 0.00 2.33
Hawaii 8 5 .615 4 4 .500 35.9 38.4 0.56 -2.67
Nevada 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 29.7 34.4 -9.93 -5.85
Tulsa 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 28.8 33.2 -7.57 -2.32
Southern Methodist 3 8 .273 3 5 .375 18.4 38.2 -10.95 0.68
Rice 3 8 .273 2 6 .250 25.4 34.3 -9.31 -1.22
San Jose State 2 9 .182 1 7 .125 28.4 42.6 -14.39 -2.48

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 Final
Boise State     23 21 23 21 21 19 18 16 14 13 10 11 10 12
Fresno State     19 17 17                     22
Texas-El Paso                   25 23 24 24      

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2004-12-31 Liberty Bowl Louisville 44 Boise State 40 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
2004-12-29 Houston Bowl Colorado 33 Texas-El Paso 28 Houston Bowl (Houston, TX)
2004-12-27 MPC Computers Bowl Fresno State 37 Virginia 34 MPC Computers Bowl (Boise, ID)
2004-12-24 Hawaii Bowl Hawaii 59 Alabama-Birmingham 40 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Timmy Chang* (HI) 358
2. Jeff Rowe (NV) 230
3. Jordan Palmer* (TXEP) 213
4. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 206
5. James Kilian (TLS) 184
6. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 173
7. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 123
8. Tony Eckert (SMETH) 111
9. Dale Rogers (SJST) 96
10. Jerad Romo (SMETH) 48

Pass Attempts

1. Timmy Chang* (HI) 602
2. Jeff Rowe (NV) 394
3. Jordan Palmer* (TXEP) 366
4. James Kilian (TLS) 337
5. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 327
6. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 292
7. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 242
8. Tony Eckert (SMETH) 203
9. Dale Rogers (SJST) 181
10. Jerad Romo (SMETH) 85

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 63.0
2. Timmy Chang* (HI) 59.5
3. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 59.2
4. Jeff Rowe (NV) 58.4
5. Jordan Palmer* (TXEP) 58.2
6. Tony Eckert (SMETH) 54.7
7. James Kilian (TLS) 54.6
8. Dale Rogers (SJST) 53.0
9. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 50.8

Passing Yards

1. Timmy Chang* (HI) 4258
2. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 2927
3. Jordan Palmer* (TXEP) 2818
4. Jeff Rowe (NV) 2633
5. James Kilian (TLS) 2247
6. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 2099
7. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 1818
8. Tony Eckert (SMETH) 1406
9. Dale Rogers (SJST) 1389
10. Jerad Romo (SMETH) 599

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 9.0
2. Jordan Palmer* (TXEP) 7.7
3. Dale Rogers (SJST) 7.7
4. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 7.5
5. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 7.2
6. Timmy Chang* (HI) 7.1
7. Tony Eckert (SMETH) 6.9
8. Jeff Rowe (NV) 6.7
9. James Kilian (TLS) 6.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 8.3
2. Timmy Chang* (HI) 7.4
3. Dale Rogers (SJST) 7.0
4. Jordan Palmer* (TXEP) 6.9
5. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 6.5
6. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 6.5
7. Jeff Rowe (NV) 6.1
8. James Kilian (TLS) 5.3
9. Tony Eckert (SMETH) 4.6

Passing Touchdowns

1. Timmy Chang* (HI) 38
2. Jordan Palmer* (TXEP) 26
3. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 23
4. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 16
5. Jeff Rowe (NV) 15
6. James Kilian (TLS) 13
7. Dale Rogers (SJST) 12
8. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 10
9. Tony Eckert (SMETH) 6
10. Jerad Romo (SMETH) 4

Passing Interceptions

1. Jordan Palmer* (TXEP) 18
2. James Kilian (TLS) 16
3. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 15
4. Timmy Chang* (HI) 13
  Tony Eckert (SMETH) 13
6. Jeff Rowe (NV) 12
  Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 12
8. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 10
9. Dale Rogers (SJST) 8
  Greg Henderson (RICE) 8

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 147.0
2. Jordan Palmer* (TXEP) 136.5
3. Timmy Chang* (HI) 135.4
4. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 135.3
5. Dale Rogers (SJST) 130.5
6. Jeff Rowe (NV) 121.0
7. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 119.3
8. James Kilian (TLS) 113.8
9. Tony Eckert (SMETH) 109.8

Rush Attempts

1. Ryan Moats (LATECH) 288
2. Howard Jackson* (TXEP) 239
3. Uril Parrish (TLS) 210
4. Ed Bailey (RICE) 208
5. Bryson Sumlin* (FREST) 191
6. Lee Marks* (BOISE) 189
7. Chance Kretschmer (NV) 176
8. Tyson Thompson (SJST) 151
9. James Kilian (TLS) 150
10. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 146
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 146

Rushing Yards

1. Ryan Moats (LATECH) 1774
2. Howard Jackson* (TXEP) 1187
3. Bryson Sumlin* (FREST) 1104
4. Uril Parrish (TLS) 1064
5. Ed Bailey (RICE) 1021
6. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 995
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 995
8. Lee Marks* (BOISE) 968
9. Chance Kretschmer (NV) 813
10. Tyson Thompson (SJST) 811

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 6.8
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 6.8
3. Michael Brewster* (HI) 6.4
4. Ryan Moats (LATECH) 6.2
5. Bryson Sumlin* (FREST) 5.8
6. Lance Martin (SJST) 5.6
7. Tyson Thompson (SJST) 5.4
8. Joel Armstrong (RICE) 5.3
9. Lee Marks* (BOISE) 5.1
10. Uril Parrish (TLS) 5.1

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Ryan Moats (LATECH) 18
2. Jon Helmandollar* (BOISE) 14
3. Bryson Sumlin* (FREST) 13
  Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 13
5. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 12
  Ed Bailey (RICE) 12
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 12
8. Howard Jackson* (TXEP) 10
9. James Kilian (TLS) 8
  Uril Parrish (TLS) 8

Receptions

1. Chad Owens* (HI) 102
2. Nichiren Flowers (NV) 91
3. Jason Rivers* (HI) 80
4. Caleb Spencer (NV) 67
5. T.J. Acree* (BOISE) 55
6. Britton Komine* (HI) 53
7. Garrett Mills (TLS) 51
8. Gerald Welch* (HI) 45
9. Talib Wise (NV) 44
10. Jayson Boyd* (TXEP) 42

Receiving Yards

1. Chad Owens* (HI) 1290
2. Nichiren Flowers (NV) 1126
3. Jason Rivers* (HI) 973
4. T.J. Acree* (BOISE) 947
5. Britton Komine* (HI) 788
6. Caleb Spencer (NV) 761
7. Johnnie Lee Higgins Jr.* (TXEP) 700
8. Rufus Skillern (SJST) 588
9. Drisan James* (BOISE) 568
10. Jayson Boyd* (TXEP) 560
  Garrett Mills (TLS) 560

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Tramissian Davis (LATECH) 21.1
2. Johnnie Lee Higgins Jr.* (TXEP) 20.6
3. T.J. Acree* (BOISE) 17.2
4. Chris Francies* (TXEP) 16.9
5. Bobby Chase (SMETH) 15.6
6. Lawrence Bady* (BOISE) 15.5
7. Ashlan Davis (TLS) 15.4
8. Britton Komine* (HI) 14.9
9. Rufus Skillern (SJST) 14.7
10. Joe Fernandez* (FREST) 14.4

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Chad Owens* (HI) 17
2. Johnnie Lee Higgins Jr.* (TXEP) 10
3. T.J. Acree* (BOISE) 8
4. Jason Rivers* (HI) 7
5. Nichiren Flowers (NV) 6
6. Jayson Boyd* (TXEP) 5
  Gerald Welch* (HI) 5
  Adam Jennings* (FREST) 5
9. Britton Komine* (HI) 4
  Caleb Spencer (NV) 4
  Joe Fernandez* (FREST) 4
  Chris Foster (SMETH) 4
  Rufus Skillern (SJST) 4
  Chris Francies* (TXEP) 4

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Ryan Moats (LATECH) 303
2. Howard Jackson* (TXEP) 269
3. Uril Parrish (TLS) 227
4. Ed Bailey (RICE) 211
5. Bryson Sumlin* (FREST) 205
6. Lee Marks* (BOISE) 198
7. Chance Kretschmer (NV) 188
8. Tyson Thompson (SJST) 167
9. James Kilian (TLS) 151
10. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 150
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 150

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Ryan Moats (LATECH) 1890
2. Howard Jackson* (TXEP) 1455
3. Chad Owens* (HI) 1290
4. Bryson Sumlin* (FREST) 1205
5. Uril Parrish (TLS) 1173
6. Nichiren Flowers (NV) 1126
7. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 1054
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 1054
9. Ed Bailey (RICE) 1048
10. Tyson Thompson (SJST) 1042

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Ryan Moats (LATECH) 19
2. Chad Owens* (HI) 17
3. Jon Helmandollar* (BOISE) 14
4. Bryson Sumlin* (FREST) 13
  Ed Bailey (RICE) 13
  Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 13
7. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 12
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 12
9. Howard Jackson* (TXEP) 11
10. Johnnie Lee Higgins Jr.* (TXEP) 10

Total Plays

1. Timmy Chang* (HI) 639
2. James Kilian (TLS) 487
3. Jeff Rowe (NV) 471
4. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 457
5. Jordan Palmer* (TXEP) 412
6. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 338
7. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 308
8. Ryan Moats (LATECH) 288
9. Dale Rogers (SJST) 263
10. Howard Jackson* (TXEP) 239

Total Yards

1. Timmy Chang* (HI) 4273
2. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 3253
3. Jordan Palmer* (TXEP) 2801
4. Jeff Rowe (NV) 2762
5. James Kilian (TLS) 2529
6. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 2198
7. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 1980
8. Ryan Moats (LATECH) 1774
9. Dale Rogers (SJST) 1513
10. Tony Eckert (SMETH) 1299

Total Yards Per Play

1. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 7.1
2. Timmy Chang* (HI) 6.7

Total Touchdowns

1. Timmy Chang* (HI) 40
2. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 29
3. Jordan Palmer* (TXEP) 27
4. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 26
5. James Kilian (TLS) 21
6. Ryan Moats (LATECH) 18
  Jeff Rowe (NV) 18
  Dale Rogers (SJST) 18
9. Jon Helmandollar* (BOISE) 14
10. Bryson Sumlin* (FREST) 13

Extra Point Attempts

1. Tyler Jones* (BOISE) 70
2. Justin Ayat* (HI) 60
3. Brett Visintainer* (FREST) 56
4. Reagan Schneider* (TXEP) 53
5. Damon Fine (NV) 45
6. Jeff Carr (SJST) 40
7. Brad Devault (TLS) 33
8. Brennan Landry (RICE) 28
  Danny Horwedel (LATECH) 28
10. Chris McMurtray (SMETH) 23

Extra Points Made

1. Tyler Jones* (BOISE) 69
2. Brett Visintainer* (FREST) 55
3. Justin Ayat* (HI) 54
4. Reagan Schneider* (TXEP) 52
5. Damon Fine (NV) 44
6. Jeff Carr (SJST) 40
7. Brad Devault (TLS) 33
8. Danny Horwedel (LATECH) 27
9. Brennan Landry (RICE) 25
10. Chris McMurtray (SMETH) 21

Field Goal Attempts

1. Tyler Jones* (BOISE) 27
2. Reagan Schneider* (TXEP) 20
3. Damon Fine (NV) 18
4. Brad Devault (TLS) 16
5. Justin Ayat* (HI) 15
6. Danny Horwedel (LATECH) 14
  Brett Visintainer* (FREST) 14
8. Jeff Carr (SJST) 13
9. Brennan Landry (RICE) 9
10. Chris McMurtray (SMETH) 8

Field Goals Made

1. Tyler Jones* (BOISE) 24
2. Reagan Schneider* (TXEP) 15
3. Brad Devault (TLS) 12
  Damon Fine (NV) 12
5. Justin Ayat* (HI) 11
6. Brett Visintainer* (FREST) 10
7. Danny Horwedel (LATECH) 8
  Jeff Carr (SJST) 8
9. Chris McMurtray (SMETH) 7
10. Brennan Landry (RICE) 4
  Luke Juist (RICE) 4

Punting Yards

1. Matt Butler (LATECH) 2825
2. Bryce Benekos* (TXEP) 2732
3. Justin Bergendahl (NV) 2462
4. Chris Kindred (TLS) 2349
5. Kurt Milne* (HI) 2154
6. Ryan Mentzel (SMETH) 1946
7. Mike Lingua* (FREST) 1779
8. Kyle Stringer* (BOISE) 1668
9. Waylon Prather (SJST) 1618
10. Jared Scruggs (RICE) 1433

Punt Returns

1. Chad Owens* (HI) 36
2. Adam Jennings* (FREST) 35
3. Corey Brazil (LATECH) 29
4. Jermaine Landrum (TLS) 23
5. Chris Carr* (BOISE) 22
6. Alex Rosenblum (NV) 21
  Jahmal Fenner* (TXEP) 21
8. Austin Smith* (BOISE) 20
9. Blake Warren (SMETH) 16
10. Lance Byrd (RICE) 12

Punt Return Yards

1. Chad Owens* (HI) 531
2. Chris Carr* (BOISE) 432
3. Jahmal Fenner* (TXEP) 324
4. Austin Smith* (BOISE) 245
5. Jermaine Landrum (TLS) 191
6. Blake Warren (SMETH) 186
7. Corey Brazil (LATECH) 165
  Alex Rosenblum (NV) 165
9. Adam Jennings* (FREST) 152
10. Clifton Smith* (FREST) 137

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Chad Owens* (HI) 5
2. Chris Carr* (BOISE) 2

Kickoff Returns

1. Ashlan Davis (TLS) 37
2. John Broussard (SJST) 34
3. Jason Ferguson* (HI) 32
4. Blake Warren (SMETH) 28
5. Adam Jennings* (FREST) 26
6. Quinton Jones* (BOISE) 21
7. Mike Falco (RICE) 20
8. Eric Newman (LATECH) 18
  Andray Downs (RICE) 18
10. Jarred Belser (NV) 17

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Ashlan Davis (TLS) 1131
2. John Broussard (SJST) 850
3. Jason Ferguson* (HI) 679
4. Adam Jennings* (FREST) 658
5. Blake Warren (SMETH) 571
6. Quinton Jones* (BOISE) 440
7. Andray Downs (RICE) 437
8. Mark Onibokun* (BOISE) 382
9. Mike Falco (RICE) 366
10. Erick Franklin (LATECH) 361

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Ashlan Davis (TLS) 5

Interception Return Yards

1. Richard Marshall* (FREST) 205
2. Cam Hall* (BOISE) 116
3. Corey Brazil (LATECH) 101
4. Andy Avalos* (BOISE) 92
5. Nick Hawthrone (NV) 87
  Adrian Ward* (TXEP) 87
7. Brian Nunez (SJST) 79
8. Marcus McCauley* (FREST) 78
9. Quintin Demps* (TXEP) 73
10. James Sanders* (FREST) 60
  Keone Kauo (NV) 60

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Nick Hawthrone (NV) 2
  Richard Marshall* (FREST) 2