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2006 Western Athletic Conference Year Summary

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Record: 57-57, .500 W-L% (7th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -3.00 (8th of 12) ▪ SOS: -2.42 (10th of 12)

Conference Champion: Boise State

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Boise State 13 0 1.000 8 0 1.000 39.7 17.6 14.65 -2.58
Hawaii 11 3 .786 7 1 .875 46.9 24.1 10.71 -3.29
San Jose State 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 24.9 20.8 -0.49 -4.95
Nevada 8 5 .615 5 3 .625 30.1 19.2 3.45 -3.70
Fresno State 4 8 .333 4 4 .500 23.0 28.3 -5.76 -0.09
Idaho 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 16.9 34.8 -11.37 -1.71
New Mexico State 4 8 .333 2 6 .250 31.2 30.8 -6.30 -5.55
Louisiana Tech 3 10 .231 1 7 .125 18.6 41.7 -15.40 -1.63
Utah State 1 11 .083 1 7 .125 10.8 38.5 -16.52 1.73

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/5 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
Boise State       25 22 20 20 18 15 14 14 13 12 10 9 5
Hawaii                         25 24    

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2007-01-01 Fiesta Bowl Boise State 43 Oklahoma 42 Fiesta Bowl (Glendale, AZ)
2006-12-31 MPC Computers Bowl Miami (FL) 21 Nevada 20 MPC Computers Bowl (Boise, ID)
2006-12-24 Hawaii Bowl Hawaii 41 Arizona State 24 Hawaii Bowl (Honolulu, HI)
2006-12-23 New Mexico Bowl San Jose State 20 New Mexico 12 New Mexico Bowl (Albuquerque, NM)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Colt Brennan* (HI) 406
2. Chase Holbrook (NMST) 396
3. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 191
4. Zac Champion (LATECH) 190
5. Adam Tafralis* (SJST) 181
6. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 172
7. Steven Wichman (ID) 155
8. Tom Brandstater (FREST) 146
9. Riley Nelson (UTST) 77
10. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 73
Pass Attempts
1. Chase Holbrook (NMST) 566
2. Colt Brennan* (HI) 559
3. Zac Champion (LATECH) 364
4. Steven Wichman (ID) 319
5. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 288
6. Adam Tafralis* (SJST) 276
7. Tom Brandstater (FREST) 268
8. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 266
9. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 150
10. Riley Nelson (UTST) 139
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Colt Brennan* (HI) 72.6
2. Chase Holbrook (NMST) 70.0
3. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 66.3
4. Adam Tafralis* (SJST) 65.6
5. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 64.7
6. Tom Brandstater (FREST) 54.5
7. Zac Champion (LATECH) 52.2
8. Steven Wichman (ID) 48.6
Passing Yards
1. Colt Brennan* (HI) 5549
2. Chase Holbrook (NMST) 4619
3. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 2587
4. Zac Champion (LATECH) 2466
5. Adam Tafralis* (SJST) 2284
6. Steven Wichman (ID) 2158
7. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 1907
8. Tom Brandstater (FREST) 1490
9. Riley Nelson (UTST) 925
10. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 694
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Colt Brennan* (HI) 9.9
2. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 9.0
3. Adam Tafralis* (SJST) 8.3
4. Chase Holbrook (NMST) 8.2
5. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 7.2
6. Zac Champion (LATECH) 6.8
7. Steven Wichman (ID) 6.8
8. Tom Brandstater (FREST) 5.6
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Colt Brennan* (HI) 11.0
2. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 9.3
3. Adam Tafralis* (SJST) 8.7
4. Chase Holbrook (NMST) 8.6
5. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 7.1
6. Zac Champion (LATECH) 5.3
7. Steven Wichman (ID) 5.3
8. Tom Brandstater (FREST) 4.2
Passing Touchdowns
1. Colt Brennan* (HI) 58
2. Chase Holbrook (NMST) 34
3. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 23
4. Adam Tafralis* (SJST) 21
5. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 17
6. Zac Champion (LATECH) 14
7. Tom Brandstater (FREST) 13
8. Steven Wichman (ID) 8
9. Riley Nelson (UTST) 6
10. Travis Moore* (NV) 5
Passing Interceptions
1. Zac Champion (LATECH) 18
2. Tom Brandstater (FREST) 14
  Steven Wichman (ID) 14
4. Colt Brennan* (HI) 12
5. Chase Holbrook (NMST) 9
6. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 8
  Jeff Rowe* (NV) 8
8. Adam Tafralis* (SJST) 7
  Leon Jackson III (UTST) 7
  Riley Nelson (UTST) 7
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Colt Brennan* (HI) 186.0
2. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 162.6
3. Chase Holbrook (NMST) 155.2
4. Adam Tafralis* (SJST) 155.1
5. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 140.0
6. Zac Champion (LATECH) 111.9
7. Tom Brandstater (FREST) 106.7
8. Steven Wichman (ID) 104.9
Rush Attempts
1. Ian Johnson* (BOISE) 277
2. Dwayne Wright (FREST) 261
3. Robert Hubbard* (NV) 209
4. Marcus Cross (UTST) 176
5. Patrick Jackson (LATECH) 170
6. Yonus Davis* (SJST) 163
7. Jayson Bird (ID) 137
8. Nate Ilaoa* (HI) 131
9. Brian Flowers (ID) 128
10. Patrick Perry* (SJST) 102
Rushing Yards
1. Ian Johnson* (BOISE) 1713
2. Dwayne Wright (FREST) 1462
3. Yonus Davis* (SJST) 1007
4. Robert Hubbard* (NV) 996
5. Nate Ilaoa* (HI) 990
6. Patrick Jackson (LATECH) 854
7. Marcus Cross (UTST) 650
8. Brian Flowers (ID) 561
9. Jayson Bird (ID) 506
10. Daniel Porter (LATECH) 464
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Nate Ilaoa* (HI) 7.6
2. Ian Johnson* (BOISE) 6.2
3. Yonus Davis* (SJST) 6.2
4. Daniel Porter (LATECH) 5.7
5. Dwayne Wright (FREST) 5.6
6. Patrick Jackson (LATECH) 5.0
7. Luke Lippincott* (NV) 4.9
8. Robert Hubbard* (NV) 4.8
9. Patrick Perry* (SJST) 4.5
10. Jeremiah Williams (NMST) 4.4
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Ian Johnson* (BOISE) 25
2. Nate Ilaoa* (HI) 13
3. Dwayne Wright (FREST) 11
4. Luke Lippincott* (NV) 9
5. Jayson Bird (ID) 7
  Patrick Jackson (LATECH) 7
  Patrick Perry* (SJST) 7
8. Yonus Davis* (SJST) 6
  Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 6
  Robert Hubbard* (NV) 6
Receptions
1. Davone Bess* (HI) 96
2. Chris Williams (NMST) 92
3. Jason Rivers* (HI) 72
4. James Jones* (SJST) 70
  A.J. Harris (NMST) 70
6. Nate Ilaoa* (HI) 67
7. Caleb Spencer* (NV) 55
8. Derek Dubois (NMST) 54
  Ross Dickerson* (HI) 54
  Ian Sample* (HI) 54
Receiving Yards
1. Chris Williams (NMST) 1425
2. Davone Bess* (HI) 1220
3. Jason Rivers* (HI) 1178
4. James Jones* (SJST) 893
5. John Broussard* (SJST) 844
6. Nate Ilaoa* (HI) 837
7. Derek Dubois (NMST) 800
8. A.J. Harris (NMST) 789
9. Ryan Grice-Mullen* (HI) 770
10. Ross Dickerson* (HI) 726
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Josh Wheeler (LATECH) 20.1
2. Drisan James* (BOISE) 18.1
3. Marlon Haynes (ID) 17.5
4. Ryan Grice-Mullen* (HI) 16.7
5. Jason Rivers* (HI) 16.4
6. John Broussard* (SJST) 16.2
7. Kevin Robinson (UTST) 16.2
8. Jerard Rabb* (BOISE) 15.8
9. Chris Williams (NMST) 15.5
10. Legedu Naanee* (BOISE) 15.5
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Davone Bess* (HI) 15
2. Chris Williams (NMST) 12
3. Ryan Grice-Mullen* (HI) 11
4. James Jones* (SJST) 10
  Jason Rivers* (HI) 10
  Ian Sample* (HI) 10
7. Mike McCoy* (NV) 9
8. John Broussard* (SJST) 7
  Derek Dubois (NMST) 7
  A.J. Harris (NMST) 7
  Ross Dickerson* (HI) 7
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Dwayne Wright (FREST) 290
2. Ian Johnson* (BOISE) 285
3. Robert Hubbard* (NV) 233
4. Marcus Cross (UTST) 203
5. Nate Ilaoa* (HI) 198
6. Patrick Jackson (LATECH) 192
7. Yonus Davis* (SJST) 170
8. Brian Flowers (ID) 146
9. Jayson Bird (ID) 141
10. Jeremiah Williams (NMST) 133
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Nate Ilaoa* (HI) 1827
2. Ian Johnson* (BOISE) 1768
3. Dwayne Wright (FREST) 1683
4. Chris Williams (NMST) 1478
5. Robert Hubbard* (NV) 1239
6. Davone Bess* (HI) 1220
7. Jason Rivers* (HI) 1178
8. Yonus Davis* (SJST) 1093
9. Patrick Jackson (LATECH) 1035
10. James Jones* (SJST) 969
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Ian Johnson* (BOISE) 25
2. Nate Ilaoa* (HI) 18
3. Davone Bess* (HI) 15
4. Dwayne Wright (FREST) 12
  Chris Williams (NMST) 12
6. Ryan Grice-Mullen* (HI) 11
  James Jones* (SJST) 11
8. Ian Sample* (HI) 10
  Jason Rivers* (HI) 10
10. Luke Lippincott* (NV) 9
  Mike McCoy* (NV) 9
Total Plays
1. Chase Holbrook (NMST) 646
2. Colt Brennan* (HI) 645
3. Zac Champion (LATECH) 432
4. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 386
5. Steven Wichman (ID) 371
6. Adam Tafralis* (SJST) 366
7. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 359
8. Tom Brandstater (FREST) 300
9. Ian Johnson* (BOISE) 277
10. Dwayne Wright (FREST) 261
Total Yards
1. Colt Brennan* (HI) 5915
2. Chase Holbrook (NMST) 4541
3. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 2784
4. Zac Champion (LATECH) 2554
5. Adam Tafralis* (SJST) 2508
6. Steven Wichman (ID) 2191
7. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 2115
8. Ian Johnson* (BOISE) 1713
9. Tom Brandstater (FREST) 1576
10. Dwayne Wright (FREST) 1462
Total Yards Per Play
1. Colt Brennan* (HI) 9.2
2. Chase Holbrook (NMST) 7.0
Total Touchdowns
1. Colt Brennan* (HI) 63
2. Chase Holbrook (NMST) 38
3. Jared Zabransky* (BOISE) 29
4. Ian Johnson* (BOISE) 25
5. Adam Tafralis* (SJST) 23
6. Jeff Rowe* (NV) 21
7. Zac Champion (LATECH) 15
8. Tom Brandstater (FREST) 14
9. Nate Ilaoa* (HI) 13
10. Dwayne Wright (FREST) 11
Touchdowns
1. Ian Johnson* (BOISE) 25
2. Nate Ilaoa* (HI) 18
3. Davone Bess* (HI) 15
4. Dwayne Wright (FREST) 12
  Chris Williams (NMST) 12
6. James Jones* (SJST) 11
  Ryan Grice-Mullen* (HI) 11
8. Jason Rivers* (HI) 10
  Ian Sample* (HI) 10
10. Mike McCoy* (NV) 9
  Luke Lippincott* (NV) 9
Points
1. Spencer Moore (NMST) 6
  Jo Artis Ratti (ID) 6
  Darby Golden (UTST) 6
Extra Point Attempts
1. Anthony Montgomery* (BOISE) 63
2. Brett Jaekle* (NV) 51
3. Dan Kelly* (HI) 50
4. Jared Strubeck* (SJST) 40
5. Matt Pratt (NMST) 35
6. Clint Stitser (FREST) 33
7. Briton Forester* (HI) 31
  Danny Horwedel (LATECH) 31
9. Tino Amancio (ID) 23
10. Bryan Shields (UTST) 10
  Ryan Bowling (NMST) 10
Extra Points Made
1. Anthony Montgomery* (BOISE) 61
2. Dan Kelly* (HI) 47
  Brett Jaekle* (NV) 47
4. Jared Strubeck* (SJST) 36
5. Clint Stitser (FREST) 31
6. Matt Pratt (NMST) 30
  Danny Horwedel (LATECH) 30
8. Briton Forester* (HI) 28
9. Tino Amancio (ID) 23
10. Ryan Bowling (NMST) 9
  Bryan Shields (UTST) 9
Field Goal Attempts
1. Tino Amancio (ID) 17
  Dan Kelly* (HI) 17
3. Clint Stitser (FREST) 16
4. Anthony Montgomery* (BOISE) 14
5. Jared Strubeck* (SJST) 12
  Danny Horwedel (LATECH) 12
7. Brett Jaekle* (NV) 11
8. Matt Pratt (NMST) 8
9. Bryan Shields (UTST) 4
10. Ryan Bowling (NMST) 2
Field Goals Made
1. Dan Kelly* (HI) 13
  Anthony Montgomery* (BOISE) 13
3. Tino Amancio (ID) 12
4. Clint Stitser (FREST) 11
5. Jared Strubeck* (SJST) 9
6. Danny Horwedel (LATECH) 8
  Brett Jaekle* (NV) 8
8. Matt Pratt (NMST) 3
9. Bryan Shields (UTST) 2
Punts
1. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 74
2. T.J. Conley (ID) 67
3. Chris Keagle (LATECH) 66
4. Waylon Prather* (SJST) 63
5. Kyle Stringer* (BOISE) 47
6. Kyle Zimmerman (FREST) 42
7. Zachary Whited* (NV) 40
  Zacary Whited* (NV) 40
9. Jared Kaufman (NMST) 31
10. Robert Malone (FREST) 20
Punting Yards
1. Leon Jackson III (UTST) 2791
2. Waylon Prather* (SJST) 2771
3. T.J. Conley (ID) 2640
4. Chris Keagle (LATECH) 2534
5. Kyle Stringer* (BOISE) 2097
6. Zachary Whited* (NV) 1564
  Zacary Whited* (NV) 1564
8. Kyle Zimmerman (FREST) 1546
9. Jared Kaufman (NMST) 1296
10. Robert Malone (FREST) 744
Punting Yards Per Punt
1. Zachary Whited* (NV) 39.1
Punt Returns
1. Myron Newberry* (HI) 22
2. Clifton Smith (FREST) 19
3. Deangelo Wilson* (NV) 16
  Marty Tadman* (BOISE) 16
5. Wes Williams (ID) 15
6. Kevin Robinson (UTST) 14
7. Quinton Jones* (BOISE) 13
8. James Jones* (SJST) 11
9. Brian Carroll (LATECH) 10
10. Joe Fernandez (FREST) 8
Punt Return Yards
1. Deangelo Wilson* (NV) 228
2. Marty Tadman* (BOISE) 143
3. Clifton Smith (FREST) 139
4. Quinton Jones* (BOISE) 132
5. Myron Newberry* (HI) 130
6. James Jones* (SJST) 121
7. Chris Williams (NMST) 92
8. Davone Bess* (HI) 83
9. Kevin Robinson (UTST) 74
10. Joe Fernandez (FREST) 73
Kickoff Returns
1. Kevin Robinson (UTST) 31
2. Patrick Jackson (LATECH) 29
3. Ross Dickerson* (HI) 26
  Raymond Fry (ID) 26
5. Chastin West (FREST) 24
  Quinton Jones* (BOISE) 24
7. Dwayne Sanders* (NV) 22
8. Weldon Brown (LATECH) 21
9. Stanley Franks (ID) 14
10. Chris Williams (NMST) 13
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Patrick Jackson (LATECH) 702
2. Ross Dickerson* (HI) 650
3. Kevin Robinson (UTST) 641
4. Dwayne Sanders* (NV) 550
5. Chastin West (FREST) 527
6. Weldon Brown (LATECH) 491
7. Quinton Jones* (BOISE) 483
8. Raymond Fry (ID) 475
9. Chris Williams (NMST) 301
10. Stanley Franks (ID) 293
Solo Tackles
1. David Vobora (ID) 84
2. Matthew Castelo* (SJST) 81
3. Adam Leonard* (HI) 62
4. Korey Hall* (BOISE) 57
5. Christopher Vedder* (SJST) 55
6. Solomon Elimimian* (HI) 51
7. Damaja Jones* (SJST) 50
8. Shiloh Keo (ID) 49
9. Ezra Butler* (NV) 46
10. Leonard Peters* (HI) 43
  Dwayne Andrews (FREST) 43
Assisted Tackles
1. Matthew Castelo* (SJST) 84
2. Tim McManigal (NMST) 69
3. Marquis McBeath (LATECH) 62
4. Quin Harris (LATECH) 56
5. Korey Hall* (BOISE) 54
6. Adam Leonard* (HI) 52
7. Damaja Jones* (SJST) 50
  David Vobora (ID) 50
9. Anthony Crosby (LATECH) 48
10. Eric Carrie (NMST) 47
Total Tackles
1. Matthew Castelo* (SJST) 165
2. David Vobora (ID) 134
3. Adam Leonard* (HI) 114
4. Korey Hall* (BOISE) 111
5. Christopher Vedder* (SJST) 101
6. Damaja Jones* (SJST) 100
7. Tim McManigal (NMST) 99
8. Quin Harris (LATECH) 95
9. Solomon Elimimian* (HI) 89
10. Rakine Toomes* (SJST) 88
Tackles for Loss
1. Ezra Butler* (NV) 18
2. Melila Purcell* (HI) 16
  David Vobora (ID) 16
4. J.J. Milan* (NV) 14
5. Damaja Jones* (SJST) 10
  Andrew Browning* (BOISE) 10
7. Ikaika Alama-Francis* (HI) 10
8. Justin Cole* (SJST) 10
9. Demetrius Jones* (SJST) 9
10. Paul Igboeli (UTST) 8
Sacks
1. Melila Purcell* (HI) 10
  J.J. Milan* (NV) 10
3. Andrew Browning* (BOISE) 8
4. Ezra Butler* (NV) 7
5. Colt Brooks* (BOISE) 6
6. Tyler Clutts (FREST) 5
  Jarron Gilbert* (SJST) 5
8. Jon Monga (FREST) 4
  Justin Cole* (SJST) 4
  Mike T. Williams* (BOISE) 4
  Ikaika Alama-Francis* (HI) 4
  Marlon Brisco (FREST) 4
  Charles Wilson* (NV) 4
  Nathan Nuttall (NMST) 4
Interceptions
1. Stanley Franks (ID) 9
  Dwight Lowery* (SJST) 9
3. Korey Hall* (BOISE) 6
  Joe Garcia* (NV) 6
  Marty Tadman* (BOISE) 6
6. Nick Hawthrone* (NV) 4
  Christopher Owens* (SJST) 4
  Courtney Bryan (NMST) 4
9. Chris Smith (ID) 3
  Joshua Mauga* (NV) 3
  Leonard Peters* (HI) 3
  Gerard Lewis* (HI) 3
  Shalamar Walker (LATECH) 3
  Damon Jenkins (FREST) 3
Interception Return Yards
1. Stanley Franks (ID) 220
2. Marty Tadman* (BOISE) 176
3. Dwight Lowery* (SJST) 111
4. Korey Hall* (BOISE) 108
5. Leonard Peters* (HI) 101
6. Nick Hawthrone* (NV) 87
7. Quinton Jones* (BOISE) 78
8. Joe Garcia* (NV) 76
9. Eric Carrie (NMST) 73
10. Christopher Owens* (SJST) 72
Interception Return Touchdowns
1. Leonard Peters* (HI) 2
  Marty Tadman* (BOISE) 2
Passes Defended
1. Courtney Bryan (NMST) 19
2. Stanley Franks (ID) 16
3. Dwight Lowery* (SJST) 14
  Joe Garcia* (NV) 14
5. Alex Bernard (NMST) 11
6. Leonard Peters* (HI) 10
  Adam Leonard* (HI) 10
8. Terrance Washington (UTST) 9
  Christopher Owens* (SJST) 9
10. Gerard Lewis* (HI) 8
  Quinton Jones* (BOISE) 8
  Damon Jenkins (FREST) 8
Fumbles Forced
1. Rakine Toomes* (SJST) 4
  Melila Purcell* (HI) 4
  Matthew Castelo* (SJST) 4
4. Quin Harris (LATECH) 3
  Damaja Jones* (SJST) 3
  Uche Anyanwu* (NV) 3
  Jacob Patek* (HI) 3
8. Terrance Washington (UTST) 2
  Caleb Taylor (UTST) 2
  Stanley Franks (ID) 2
  Matt Hines* (NV) 2
  Michael Malala* (HI) 2
  Joshua Mauga* (NV) 2
  Leonard Peters* (HI) 2
  Paul Igboeli (UTST) 2
  James Brindley (UTST) 2
  Charles Tolbert (FREST) 2
  Colt Brooks* (BOISE) 2
  Antonio Baker (LATECH) 2
  Orlando Scandrick* (BOISE) 2
  Jake Hutton (UTST) 2
  Solomon Elimimian* (HI) 2
  Chris Pugh (LATECH) 2
  Marcus McCauley (FREST) 2
  J.J. Milan* (NV) 2
  David Vobora (ID) 2