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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. Matt Kubik (LATECH) 18
  Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 18
6. Steven Wichman (ID) 15
7. Royal Gill (NMST) 11
  Adam Tafralis (SJST) 11
9. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 8
10. Jerod Walker (UTST) 6
  Joey Vincent (NMST) 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. Adam Tafralis (SJST) 10
  Jeff Rowe* (NV) 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. Daniel Smith (ID) 67
  Caleb Spencer* (NV) 67
6. Tony Pennyman (UTST) 63
7. Nichiren Flowers* (NV) 55
8. Ross Dickerson (HI) 51
9. Joe Fernandez* (FREST) 46
10. Kevin Robinson (UTST) 43
  Paul Williams* (FREST) 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. Joe Fernandez* (FREST) 8
  Eric Newman (LATECH) 8
  Kevin Robinson (UTST) 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. Joe Fernandez* (FREST) 8
  Eric Newman (LATECH) 8
  Mark Dillard (LATECH) 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. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 365
  Matt Kubik (LATECH) 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. Kevin Robinson (UTST) 10
  Antwaun Carter* (BOISE) 10
10. Joe Fernandez* (FREST) 9
Points
1. Wendell Mathis* (FREST) 96
2. Eddie White (LATECH) 6
  Cole Clasen* (BOISE) 6
  Craig Bailey* (NV) 6
  Quaadir Brown* (FREST) 6
6. Mike G. Williams* (BOISE) 2
Extra Point Attempts
1. Anthony Montgomery* (BOISE) 62
2. Brett Jaekle* (NV) 53
3. Dan Kelly (HI) 45
4. Danny Horwedel (LATECH) 38
5. Jared Strubeck (SJST) 30
  Clint Stitser* (FREST) 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. Brett Jaekle* (NV) 15
  Dan Kelly (HI) 15
6. Justin Hamblin (UTST) 14
7. Conor Foley (NMST) 12
  Clint Stitser* (FREST) 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. Conor Foley (NMST) 6
  Anthony Montgomery* (BOISE) 6
  Justin Hamblin (UTST) 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. Kevin Robinson (UTST) 23
  Tony Pennyman (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. Eric Carrie (NMST) 47
  Jake Hutton (UTST) 47
  Matthew Castelo (SJST) 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. Cole Snyder (ID) 16
  Ezra Butler* (NV) 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
Sacks
1. John Chick (UTST) 12
2. Kila Kamakawiwo'ole (HI) 8
  Justin James (SJST) 8
4. Tyler Clutts* (FREST) 7
  Garrett McIntyre* (FREST) 7
6. Colt Brooks* (BOISE) 6
7. Roosevelt Cooks* (NV) 6
  Ezra Butler* (NV) 6
9. Josh Bousman (ID) 5
  Ikaika Alama-Francis (HI) 5
  Cole Snyder (ID) 5
Interceptions
1. Marty Tadman* (BOISE) 5
2. Turmarian Moreland (HI) 4
  Joe Garcia* (NV) 4
  Josh Powell (SJST) 4
  D.J. Dykes (ID) 4
6. Richard Marshall* (FREST) 3
  Tramon Williams (LATECH) 3
  Courtney Bryan (NMST) 3
  Alton Bryant (LATECH) 3
  Cole Snyder (ID) 3
  Trestin George (SJST) 3
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. Alton Bryant (LATECH) 54
  Trestin George (SJST) 54
9. Orlando Scandrick* (BOISE) 50
  Tramon Williams (LATECH) 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. Marty Tadman* (BOISE) 12
  Orlando Scandrick* (BOISE) 12
10. Trestin George (SJST) 10
Fumbles Forced
1. Byron Santiago (LATECH) 6
2. Kila Kamakawiwo'ole (HI) 4
3. Colt Brooks* (BOISE) 3
  David Vobora (ID) 3
5. Lono Manners (HI) 2
  Moqut Ruffins (LATECH) 2
  John Chick (UTST) 2
  Kinji Green (SJST) 2
  Bobby Godinez (SJST) 2
  Craig Bailey* (NV) 2
  Marcus McCauley* (FREST) 2
  Jake Hutton (UTST) 2
  Tyrone Culver* (FREST) 2
  Ikaika Alama-Francis (HI) 2
  Ezra Butler* (NV) 2
  Joe Garcia* (NV) 2