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2005 Western Athletic Conference Year Summary

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Record: 46-60, .434 W-L% (11th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -9.23 (11th of 12) ▪ SOS: -6.15 (11th of 12)

Conference Champion: Boise State and Nevada

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Nevada 9 3 .750 7 1 .875 34.2 31.9 -5.21 -8.12
Boise State 9 4 .692 7 1 .875 36.1 24.4 2.11 -6.36
Louisiana Tech 7 4 .636 6 2 .750 28.7 25.5 -3.39 -7.30
Fresno State 8 5 .615 6 2 .750 37.8 22.5 5.72 -4.82
Hawaii 5 7 .417 4 4 .500 30.7 35.7 -5.61 -2.86
San Jose State 3 8 .273 2 6 .250 22.5 32.5 -16.61 -8.61
Utah State 3 8 .273 2 6 .250 18.9 32.7 -17.68 -5.87
Idaho 2 9 .182 2 6 .250 22.1 38.1 -19.37 -7.28
New Mexico State 0 12 .000 0 8 .000 16.5 38.8 -22.98 -4.15

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/6 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
Boise State 18                              
Fresno State 24 24 23         24 22 21 20 16 16 23    

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2005-12-31 Liberty Bowl Tulsa 31 Fresno State 24 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
2005-12-28 MPC Computers Bowl Boston College 27 Boise State 21 MPC Computers Bowl (Boise, ID)
2005-12-24 Hawaii Bowl Nevada 49 Central Florida 48 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Colt Brennan (HI) 350
2. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 265
3. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 241
4. Steven Wichman (ID) 226
5. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 202
6. Royal Gill (NMST) 195
7. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 171
8. Adam Tafralis (SJST) 142
9. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 132
10. Joey Vincent (NMST) 113

Pass Attempts

1. Colt Brennan (HI) 515
2. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 416
3. Steven Wichman (ID) 401
4. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 389
5. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 342
6. Royal Gill (NMST) 328
7. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 312
8. Adam Tafralis (SJST) 286
9. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 229
10. Joey Vincent (NMST) 215

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Colt Brennan (HI) 68.0
2. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 63.7
3. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 62.0
4. Royal Gill (NMST) 59.5
5. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 59.1
6. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 57.6
7. Steven Wichman (ID) 56.4
8. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 54.8
9. Joey Vincent (NMST) 52.6
10. Adam Tafralis (SJST) 49.7

Passing Yards

1. Colt Brennan (HI) 4301
2. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 3335
3. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 2925
4. Steven Wichman (ID) 2746
5. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 2562
6. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 2202
7. Royal Gill (NMST) 1930
8. Adam Tafralis (SJST) 1810
9. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 1547
10. Joey Vincent (NMST) 1219

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Colt Brennan (HI) 8.4
2. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 8.0
3. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 7.5
4. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 7.5
5. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 7.1
6. Steven Wichman (ID) 6.8
7. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 6.8
8. Adam Tafralis (SJST) 6.3
9. Royal Gill (NMST) 5.9
10. Joey Vincent (NMST) 5.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Colt Brennan (HI) 8.6
2. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 7.8
3. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 7.4
4. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 7.2
5. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 6.4
6. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 6.3
7. Steven Wichman (ID) 5.6
8. Adam Tafralis (SJST) 5.5
9. Royal Gill (NMST) 5.3
10. Joey Vincent (NMST) 3.7

Passing Touchdowns

1. Colt Brennan (HI) 35
2. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 30
3. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 21
4. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 18
  Matt Kubik (LATECH) 18
6. Steven Wichman (ID) 15
7. Royal Gill (NMST) 11
  Adam Tafralis (SJST) 11
9. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 8
10. Joey Vincent (NMST) 6
  Jerod Walker (UTST) 6

Passing Interceptions

1. Steven Wichman (ID) 18
2. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 16
3. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 15
4. Colt Brennan (HI) 13
5. Joey Vincent (NMST) 12
6. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 10
  Adam Tafralis (SJST) 10
8. Royal Gill (NMST) 9
9. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 7
10. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Colt Brennan (HI) 155.5
2. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 147.6
3. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 137.8
4. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 130.0
5. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 128.6
6. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 120.7
7. Steven Wichman (ID) 117.2
8. Royal Gill (NMST) 114.5
9. Adam Tafralis (SJST) 108.5
10. Joey Vincent (NMST) 98.2

Rush Attempts

1. B.J. Mitchell* (NV) 261
2. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 248
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 248
4. Justine Buries (NMST) 187
5. Mark Dillard (LATECH) 155
6. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 136
7. Lee Marks* (BOISE) 133
8. Rolly Lumbala (ID) 128
9. Robert Hubbard* (NV) 122
10. Bryson Sumlin* (FREST) 120

Rushing Yards

1. B.J. Mitchell* (NV) 1399
2. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 1313
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 1313
4. Justine Buries (NMST) 779
5. Lee Marks* (BOISE) 759
6. Robert Hubbard* (NV) 719
7. Mark Dillard (LATECH) 672
8. Ian Johnson* (BOISE) 663
9. Nate Ilaoa (HI) 643
10. Yonus Davis (SJST) 638

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Nate Ilaoa (HI) 7.6
2. Yonus Davis (SJST) 6.7
3. Robert Hubbard* (NV) 5.9
4. Lee Marks* (BOISE) 5.7
5. Ian Johnson* (BOISE) 5.6
6. B.J. Mitchell* (NV) 5.4
7. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 5.3
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 5.3
9. Freddie Franklin (LATECH) 4.9
10. Bryson Sumlin* (FREST) 4.5

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 15
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 15
3. B.J. Mitchell* (NV) 12
4. Robert Hubbard* (NV) 11
  Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 11
6. Antwaun Carter* (BOISE) 10
7. Mark Dillard (LATECH) 8
8. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 6
  Nate Ilaoa (HI) 6
  Patrick Jackson (LATECH) 6
  Lee Marks* (BOISE) 6

Receptions

1. Davone Bess (HI) 89
2. Ryan Grice-Mullen (HI) 85
3. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 78
4. Caleb Spencer* (NV) 67
  Daniel Smith (ID) 67
6. Tony Pennyman (UTST) 63
7. Nichiren Flowers* (NV) 55
8. Ross Dickerson (HI) 51
9. Joe Fernandez* (FREST) 46
10. Paul Williams* (FREST) 43
  Kevin Robinson (UTST) 43

Receiving Yards

1. Ryan Grice-Mullen (HI) 1228
2. Davone Bess (HI) 1124
3. Daniel Smith (ID) 1001
4. Caleb Spencer* (NV) 889
5. Paul Dombrowski (NMST) 798
6. Tony Pennyman (UTST) 741
7. Paul Williams* (FREST) 729
8. Ross Dickerson (HI) 725
9. Nichiren Flowers* (NV) 706
10. Kevin Robinson (UTST) 661

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Eric Newman (LATECH) 18.9
2. Paul Williams* (FREST) 17.0
3. Wendell Octave (ID) 16.3
4. Bryan Watje (SJST) 16.0
5. Rufus Skillern (SJST) 15.6
6. Kevin Robinson (UTST) 15.4
7. Drisan James* (BOISE) 15.2
8. Jerard Rabb* (BOISE) 15.1
9. Daniel Smith (ID) 14.9
10. Johnathan Holland (LATECH) 14.5

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Davone Bess (HI) 14
2. Ryan Grice-Mullen (HI) 12
3. Eric Newman (LATECH) 8
  Kevin Robinson (UTST) 8
  Joe Fernandez* (FREST) 8
6. Caleb Spencer* (NV) 7
  Daniel Smith (ID) 7
  Paul Williams* (FREST) 7
9. Rufus Skillern (SJST) 6
  Legedu Naanee* (BOISE) 6

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 267
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 267
3. B.J. Mitchell* (NV) 265
4. Justine Buries (NMST) 210
5. Mark Dillard (LATECH) 168
6. Rolly Lumbala (ID) 150
7. Lee Marks* (BOISE) 141
8. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 136
9. Robert Hubbard* (NV) 134
10. Bryson Sumlin* (FREST) 130

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 1469
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 1469
3. B.J. Mitchell* (NV) 1425
4. Ryan Grice-Mullen (HI) 1246
5. Davone Bess (HI) 1130
6. Daniel Smith (ID) 998
7. Justine Buries (NMST) 920
8. Nate Ilaoa (HI) 917
9. Caleb Spencer* (NV) 898
10. Robert Hubbard* (NV) 831

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 16
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 16
3. Davone Bess (HI) 14
4. Robert Hubbard* (NV) 13
  Ryan Grice-Mullen (HI) 13
  B.J. Mitchell* (NV) 13
7. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 11
8. Antwaun Carter* (BOISE) 10
9. Kevin Robinson (UTST) 9
10. Eric Newman (LATECH) 8
  Mark Dillard (LATECH) 8
  Joe Fernandez* (FREST) 8

Total Plays

1. Colt Brennan (HI) 614
2. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 508
3. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 462
4. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 449
5. Steven Wichman (ID) 447
6. Royal Gill (NMST) 369
7. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 365
  Leon Jackson III (UTST) 365
9. Adam Tafralis (SJST) 333
10. Joey Vincent (NMST) 275

Total Yards

1. Colt Brennan (HI) 4455
2. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 3394
3. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 3169
4. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 2824
5. Steven Wichman (ID) 2547
6. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 2324
7. Adam Tafralis (SJST) 1910
8. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 1875
9. Royal Gill (NMST) 1773
10. B.J. Mitchell* (NV) 1399

Total Yards Per Play

1. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 7.3
2. Colt Brennan (HI) 7.3
3. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 6.2

Total Touchdowns

1. Colt Brennan (HI) 37
2. Paul Pinegar* (FREST) 33
3. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 29
4. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 27
5. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 19
6. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 15
  Steven Wichman (ID) 15
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 15
9. Adam Tafralis (SJST) 14
10. B.J. Mitchell* (NV) 12

Touchdowns

1. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 16
  Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 16
3. Davone Bess (HI) 14
4. Robert Hubbard* (NV) 13
  Ryan Grice-Mullen (HI) 13
  B.J. Mitchell* (NV) 13
7. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 11
8. Antwaun Carter* (BOISE) 10
  Kevin Robinson (UTST) 10
10. Joe Fernandez* (FREST) 9

Extra Point Attempts

1. Anthony Montgomery* (BOISE) 62
2. Brett Jaekle* (NV) 53
3. Dan Kelly (HI) 45
4. Danny Horwedel (LATECH) 38
5. Clint Stitser* (FREST) 30
  Jared Strubeck (SJST) 30
7. Kyle Zimmerman* (FREST) 28
8. Conor Foley (NMST) 25
9. Mike Barrow (ID) 23
10. Justin Hamblin (UTST) 20

Extra Points Made

1. Anthony Montgomery* (BOISE) 61
2. Brett Jaekle* (NV) 50
3. Dan Kelly (HI) 42
4. Danny Horwedel (LATECH) 34
5. Clint Stitser* (FREST) 29
6. Jared Strubeck (SJST) 28
7. Kyle Zimmerman* (FREST) 25
8. Conor Foley (NMST) 22
9. Mike Barrow (ID) 21
10. Justin Hamblin (UTST) 19

Field Goal Attempts

1. Danny Horwedel (LATECH) 26
2. Mike Barrow (ID) 19
3. Jared Strubeck (SJST) 18
4. Dan Kelly (HI) 15
  Brett Jaekle* (NV) 15
6. Justin Hamblin (UTST) 14
7. Clint Stitser* (FREST) 12
  Conor Foley (NMST) 12
9. Anthony Montgomery* (BOISE) 10
10. Kyle Zimmerman* (FREST) 9

Field Goals Made

1. Danny Horwedel (LATECH) 18
2. Mike Barrow (ID) 16
3. Brett Jaekle* (NV) 12
4. Jared Strubeck (SJST) 11
5. Dan Kelly (HI) 10
  Clint Stitser* (FREST) 10
7. Kyle Zimmerman* (FREST) 7
8. Anthony Montgomery* (BOISE) 6
  Justin Hamblin (UTST) 6
  Conor Foley (NMST) 6

Punts

1. Waylon Prather (SJST) 74
2. Brad Evans (NMST) 66
3. Justin Hamblin (UTST) 60
4. Justin Bergendahl* (NV) 54
5. Chris Keagle (LATECH) 52
  Kyle Stringer* (BOISE) 52
7. Mike Barrow (ID) 43
8. Kurt Milne (HI) 41
9. Mike Lingua* (FREST) 35
10. T.J. Conley (ID) 28

Punting Yards

1. Waylon Prather (SJST) 2908
2. Brad Evans (NMST) 2761
3. Justin Hamblin (UTST) 2234
4. Justin Bergendahl* (NV) 2229
5. Kyle Stringer* (BOISE) 2159
6. Chris Keagle (LATECH) 1946
7. Mike Barrow (ID) 1811
8. Kurt Milne (HI) 1479
9. Mike Lingua* (FREST) 1230
10. T.J. Conley (ID) 1121

Punt Returns

1. Kevin Robinson (UTST) 27
2. Quinton Jones* (BOISE) 22
  Kevin Stanley* (NV) 22
  Adam Jennings* (FREST) 22
5. James Jones (SJST) 20
6. Freddie Franklin (LATECH) 17
7. Wes Williams (ID) 16
8. Austin Smith* (BOISE) 13
9. Stevelan Harper (NMST) 11
10. Tramon Williams (LATECH) 10

Punt Return Yards

1. Quinton Jones* (BOISE) 459
2. Adam Jennings* (FREST) 272
3. Kevin Robinson (UTST) 270
4. Kevin Stanley* (NV) 219
5. Clifton Smith* (FREST) 189
6. Joe Fernandez* (FREST) 113
7. James Jones (SJST) 106
8. Wes Williams (ID) 80
9. Freddie Franklin (LATECH) 77
10. Tramon Williams (LATECH) 67

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Quinton Jones* (BOISE) 3
2. Clifton Smith* (FREST) 2

Kickoff Returns

1. Quinton Jones* (BOISE) 30
2. Andre Taylor (HI) 28
3. John Broussard (SJST) 25
4. Tony Pennyman (UTST) 23
  Kevin Robinson (UTST) 23
6. A.J. Martinez (HI) 21
7. Adam Jennings* (FREST) 20
8. Antwaun Sherman (ID) 19
9. Weldon Brown (LATECH) 18
10. Patrick Jackson (LATECH) 17
  Lee Marks* (BOISE) 17

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Quinton Jones* (BOISE) 741
2. Tony Pennyman (UTST) 675
3. Andre Taylor (HI) 600
4. Adam Jennings* (FREST) 580
5. Kevin Robinson (UTST) 498
6. Lee Marks* (BOISE) 474
7. Patrick Jackson (LATECH) 471
8. John Broussard (SJST) 449
9. Trestin George (SJST) 436
10. A.J. Martinez (HI) 403

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Tony Pennyman (UTST) 2

Solo Tackles

1. Cole Snyder (ID) 93
2. Jimmy Cottrell (NMST) 90
3. Matt Griebel (NMST) 72
4. Richard Marshall* (FREST) 57
5. Solomon Elimimian (HI) 56
6. Barry Robertson (LATECH) 55
7. Colt Brooks* (BOISE) 52
8. Korey Hall* (BOISE) 51
9. Eric Wilson (SJST) 50
10. Byron Santiago (LATECH) 49

Assisted Tackles

1. Jimmy Cottrell (NMST) 89
2. Matt Griebel (NMST) 77
3. Ezekiel Staples (SJST) 72
4. Korey Hall* (BOISE) 55
5. Marty Tadman* (BOISE) 53
6. Roosevelt Cooks* (NV) 52
  Chris Barrios* (BOISE) 52
8. Barry Robertson (LATECH) 48
  Dustin Sober (NMST) 48
10. Jake Hutton (UTST) 47
  Matthew Castelo (SJST) 47
  Eric Carrie (NMST) 47

Total Tackles

1. Jimmy Cottrell (NMST) 179
2. Matt Griebel (NMST) 149
3. Cole Snyder (ID) 139
4. Ezekiel Staples (SJST) 115
5. Korey Hall* (BOISE) 106
6. Barry Robertson (LATECH) 103
7. Marty Tadman* (BOISE) 101
8. Roosevelt Cooks* (NV) 98
9. Chris Barrios* (BOISE) 97
10. Matthew Castelo (SJST) 91

Tackles for Loss

1. John Chick (UTST) 19
2. Justin James (SJST) 16
3. Ezra Butler* (NV) 16
  Cole Snyder (ID) 16
5. Kila Kamakawiwo'ole (HI) 14
6. Garrett McIntyre* (FREST) 12
7. Tyler Clutts* (FREST) 12
8. Colt Brooks* (BOISE) 11
9. Josh Bousman (ID) 10
10. Roosevelt Cooks* (NV) 10

Interception Return Yards

1. Deangelo Wilson* (NV) 83
2. Rashaad Richards* (BOISE) 76
3. Nick Hawthrone* (NV) 72
4. Mike Anderson (ID) 71
5. Joe Garcia* (NV) 62
6. Cole Snyder (ID) 55
7. Trestin George (SJST) 54
  Alton Bryant (LATECH) 54
9. Tramon Williams (LATECH) 50
  Orlando Scandrick* (BOISE) 50

Passes Defended

1. Tramon Williams (LATECH) 19
2. Joe Garcia* (NV) 18
3. Kevin Stanley* (NV) 16
4. Jarrett Bush (UTST) 15
5. Courtney Bryan (NMST) 14
  Richard Marshall* (FREST) 14
  Gerald Alexander* (BOISE) 14
8. Orlando Scandrick* (BOISE) 12
  Marty Tadman* (BOISE) 12
10. Trestin George (SJST) 10