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      **** Final 2012 Western Athletic Conference Football Statistics ****
                     (Complete through Monday, January 7th)
 
                             From The Sports Network
 
                          Conference
                  W  L   PF  PA  Home  Road  Neut
 Utah State       6  0  269 108   3-0   3-0   0-0
 San Jose State   5  1  251 156   2-1   3-0   0-0
 Louisiana Tech   4  2  295 224   2-1   2-1   0-0
 *TX-San Antonio  3  3  175 223   1-2   2-1   0-0
 *Texas State     2  4  217 204   2-1   0-3   0-0
 Idaho            1  5  110 247   1-2   0-3   0-0
 New Mexico State 0  6   88 243   0-3   0-3   0-0
 
                          Overall
                  W  L   PF  PA  Home  Road  Neut
 Utah State      11  2  454 200   6-0   4-2   1-0
 San Jose State  11  2  452 277   5-1   5-1   1-0
 Louisiana Tech   9  3  618 462   4-2   5-1   0-0
 *TX-San Antonio  8  4  374 345   4-2   4-2   0-0
 *Texas State     4  8  343 402   3-3   1-5   0-0
 Idaho            1 11  190 509   1-4   0-7   0-0
 New Mexico State 1 11  224 473   1-5   0-6   0-0
 
 * - Ineligible for conference championship and post-season play. Not included
 in statistical leaders.
 
 Bowl Game Results
 -----------------
 
 FAMOUS IDAHO POTATO BOWL
 ------------------------
 Utah State 41, Toledo 15
 
 MILITARY BOWL
 -------------
 San Jose State 29, Bowling Green 20
 
 WAC Players of the Year
 -----------------------
 Offensive     - Colby Cameron, Louisiana Tech
 Defensive     - Travis Johnson, San Jose State
 Special Teams - Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana State
 
 CONFERENCE STATISTICAL LEADERS - THROUGH SATURDAY, JANUARY 5TH
 --------------------------------------------------------------
 
 ALL-PURPOSE RUNNING
 
 Rank           Player                Gm  Net Rec  PR Kor Yards  Yds/gm
  1. Kerwynn Williams, Utah St.       13 1512 697   0  16  2225  171.15
  2. DJ Banks, Louisiana Tech         12    0 434 120 104  1598  133.17
  3. Austin Franklin, New Mexico St.  11   39 115   9 163  1365  124.09
  4. Quinton Patton, Louisiana Tech   12   -5 139   0  10  1397  116.42
  5. Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana Tech    12 1194  35   0   0  1229  102.42
  6. Noel Grigsby, San Jose St.       13    4 130   0   0  1311  100.85
  7. Ray Holley, Louisiana Tech       11  740 324   0   0  1064   96.73
  8. Chuck Jacobs, Utah St.           13   -7 608  40 579  1220   93.85
  9. De'Leon Eskridge, San Jose St.   13 1025 156   0   0  1181   90.85
 10. Todd Handley, Idaho               9  135  89   0 520   744   82.67
 
 FIELD GOALS
 
 Rank          Player                  Gm Fga Fgm    Avg FgPgm
  1. Trey Farquhar, Idaho              12  25  19   .760  1.58
  2. Austin Lopez, San Jose St.        13  17  17  1.000  1.31
  3. Matt Nelson, Louisiana Tech       12  18  12   .667  1.00
  4. Harrison Waid, San Jose St.       13   2   1   .500   .08
  5. Mike Kaiser, New Mexico St.       12   1   0   .000   .00
 
 INTERCEPTIONS
 
 Rank           Player                 Gm Int Yds  TD IntPgm
  1. Bene Benwikere, San Jose St.      13   7 152   1    .54
  2. Will Davis, Utah St.              13   5 100   1    .38
  3. Solomon Dixon, Idaho              12   3  17   0    .25
  4. Kyler Fackrell, Utah St.          13   3  26   0    .23
  5. Levander Liggins, Louisiana Tech  12   2   4   0    .17
  5. Homer Mauga, Idaho                12   2   2   0    .17
  5. George Callender, New Mexico St.  12   2  -4   0    .17
  5. Jamel Johnson, Louisiana Tech     12   2  -1   0    .17
  9. Hector Roach, San Jose St.        10   1   9   0    .10
 10. Robert Siavii, Idaho              11   1   0   0    .09
 10. Tracy Carter, Idaho               11   1  -1   0    .09
 10. Trashaun Nixon, New Mexico St.    11   1  -1   0    .09
 10. Chad Boyd, Louisiana Tech         11   1  10   0    .09
 
 KICKOFF RETURN
 
 Rank           Player                Gm KRet  Yds  TD    Avg   RetGm
  1. DJ Banks, Louisiana Tech         12   39 1044   1  26.77    3.25
  2. Chuck Jacobs, Utah St.           13   24  579   0  24.13    1.85
  3. Todd Handley, Idaho               9   26  520   1  20.00    2.89
 
 PASSING EFFICIENCY
 
 Rank           Player              Gm Att Cmp  CPct Int  PYds YdsAtt TD Rating
  1. David Fales, San Jose St.      13 451 327 72.51   9  4193   9.30 33 170.76
  2. Chuckie Keeton, Utah St.       13 407 275 67.57   9  3373   8.29 27 154.65
  3. Colby Cameron, Louisiana Tech  12 522 359 68.77   5  4147   7.94 31 153.19
  4. Andrew Manley, New Mexico St.  12 384 207 53.91  11  2764   7.20 18 124.11
  5. Logan Bushnell, Idaho           9 107  55 51.40   5   638   5.96  2  98.31
 
 PUNTING
 
 Rank           Player                   Gm Punt   Yds    Avg   PuntGm
  1. Ryan Allen, Louisiana Tech          12   45  2162  48.04     3.75
  2. Cayle Chapman-Brown, New Mexico St. 11   69  3051  44.22     6.27
  3. Bobby Cowan, Idaho                  12   70  3018  43.11     5.83
  4. Harrison Waid, San Jose St.         13   52  2198  42.27     4.00
  5. Tyler Bennett, Utah St.             13   61  2557  41.92     4.69
 
 PUNT RETURN
 
 Rank           Player                Gm Ret Yds  TD    Avg   RetGm
  1. Cameron Webb, Utah St.           13  26 228   0   8.77    2.00
  2. DJ Banks, Louisiana Tech         12  20 120   0   6.00    1.67
  3. Justin Veltung, Idaho            11  15  22   0   1.47    1.36
 
 RECEPTIONS PER GAME
 
 Rank           Player                Gm Rec  Yds  TD  RecGm YdsCat   YdsGm
  1. Quinton Patton, Louisiana Tech   12 104 1392  13   8.67  13.38  116.00
  2. Noel Grigsby, San Jose St.       13  82 1307   9   6.31  15.94  100.54
  3. Austin Franklin, New Mexico St.  11  69 1154   9   6.27  16.72  104.91
  4. Jabari Carr, San Jose St.        12  62  639   4   5.17  10.31   53.25
  5. Mike Scott, Idaho                12  60  671   4   5.00  11.18   55.92
  6. Myles White, Louisiana Tech      12  56  718   6   4.67  12.82   59.83
  7. Kemonte Bateman, New Mexico St.  12  50  707   5   4.17  14.14   58.92
  7. Najee Lovett, Idaho              12  50  548   6   4.17  10.96   45.67
  9. Chandler Jones, San Jose St.     13  54  691  11   4.15  12.80   53.15
 10. Jahrie Level, Idaho              12  46  538   2   3.83  11.70   44.83
 
 RECEIVING YARDS PER GAME
 
 Rank           Player                Gm Rec  Yds  TD  RecGm YdsCat  Yds/gm
  1. Quinton Patton, Louisiana Tech   12 104 1392  13   8.67  13.38  116.00
  2. Austin Franklin, New Mexico St.  11  69 1154   9   6.27  16.72  104.91
  3. Noel Grigsby, San Jose St.       13  82 1307   9   6.31  15.94  100.54
  4. Myles White, Louisiana Tech      12  56  718   6   4.67  12.82   59.83
  5. Kemonte Bateman, New Mexico St.  12  50  707   5   4.17  14.14   58.92
  6. Ryan Otten, San Jose St.         13  47  742   4   3.62  15.79   57.08
  7. Matt Austin, Utah St.            13  48  729   5   3.69  15.19   56.08
  8. Mike Scott, Idaho                12  60  671   4   5.00  11.18   55.92
  9. Kerwynn Williams, Utah St.       13  45  697   5   3.46  15.49   53.62
 10. Jabari Carr, San Jose St.        12  62  639   4   5.17  10.31   53.25
 
 TOTAL RECEIVING YARDS
 
 Rank           Player                Gm Rec  Yds  TD  RecGm YdsCat  Yds/gm
  1. Quinton Patton, Louisiana Tech   12 104 1392  13   8.67  13.38  116.00
  2. Noel Grigsby, San Jose St.       13  82 1307   9   6.31  15.94  100.54
  3. Austin Franklin, New Mexico St.  11  69 1154   9   6.27  16.72  104.91
  4. Ryan Otten, San Jose St.         13  47  742   4   3.62  15.79   57.08
  5. Matt Austin, Utah St.            13  48  729   5   3.69  15.19   56.08
  6. Myles White, Louisiana Tech      12  56  718   6   4.67  12.82   59.83
  7. Kemonte Bateman, New Mexico St.  12  50  707   5   4.17  14.14   58.92
  8. Kerwynn Williams, Utah St.       13  45  697   5   3.46  15.49   53.62
  9. Chandler Jones, San Jose St.     13  54  691  11   4.15  12.80   53.15
 10. Mike Scott, Idaho                12  60  671   4   5.00  11.18   55.92
 
 RUSHING
 
 Rank           Player                 Gm Rush  Yds  TD  Yds/gm
  1. Kerwynn Williams, Utah St.        13  218 1512  15  116.31
  2. Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana Tech     12  200 1194  27   99.50
  3. De'Leon Eskridge, San Jose St.    13  207 1025  11   78.85
  4. Ray Holley, Louisiana Tech        11  142  740   7   67.27
  5. Germi Morrison, New Mexico St.    12  159  767   2   63.92
  6. Chuckie Keeton, Utah St.          13  129  619   8   47.62
  7. Ryan Bass, Idaho                  12  129  479   0   39.92
  8. James Baker, Idaho                12   95  390   2   32.50
  9. Tiger Powell, New Mexico St.      10   72  236   5   23.60
 10. Joe Hill, Utah St.                12   43  269   7   22.42
 
 SCORING
 
 Rank           Player                 Gm  TD  Okm Oka FGM FGA  Pts  PtsGm
  1. Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana Tech     12  28    0   0   0   0  168  14.00
  2. Matt Nelson, Louisiana Tech       12   0   76  80  12  18  112   9.33
  3. Kerwynn Williams, Utah St.        13  20    0   0   0   0  120   9.23
  4. Austin Lopez, San Jose St.        13   0   54  57  17  17  105   8.08
  5. Quinton Patton, Louisiana Tech    12  13    0   0   0   0   78   6.50
  6. Trey Farquhar, Idaho              12   0   19  19  19  25   76   6.33
  7. Austin Franklin, New Mexico St.   11   9    0   0   0   0   56   5.09
  8. De'Leon Eskridge, San Jose St.    13  11    0   0   0   0   66   5.08
  8. Chandler Jones, San Jose St.      13  11    0   0   0   0   66   5.08
 10. Joe Hill, Utah St.                12   9    0   0   0   0   54   4.50
 
 TOTAL OFFENSE
 
 Rank           Player               Gm Rush   Net  Pyd  Pl TotYd YdsPl   YdsGm
  1. Colby Cameron, Louisiana Tech   12   61   177 4147 583  4324  7.42  360.33
  2. David Fales, San Jose St.       13   42  -139 4193 493  4054  8.22  311.85
  3. Chuckie Keeton, Utah St.        13  129   619 3373 536  3992  7.45  307.08
  4. Andrew Manley, New Mexico St.   12   64  -194 2764 410  2570  6.27  214.17
  5. Kerwynn Williams, Utah St.      13  218  1512    0 218  1512  6.94  116.31
  6. Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana Tech   12  200  1194    0 200  1194  5.97   99.50
  7. De'Leon Eskridge, San Jose St.  13  207  1025    0 207  1025  4.95   78.85
  8. Logan Bushnell, Idaho            9   22   -11  638 129   627  4.86   69.67
  9. Ray Holley, Louisiana Tech      11  142   740    0 142   740  5.21   67.27
 10. Germi Morrison, New Mexico St.  12  159   767    0 140   767  5.48   63.92
 
 PASS EFFICIENCY DEFENSE
 
 Rank           Team     Gm Att Cmp   PPct  Int   Yds  YdAtt  TD  TDPct  Rating
  1. Utah St.            13 475 257  54.11   14  2708   5.70  12   2.53  104.43
  2. San Jose St.        13 439 250  56.95   15  2892   6.59  18   4.10  118.93
  3. Louisiana Tech      12 495 300  60.61   10  4085   8.25  35   7.07  149.21
  4. Idaho               12 403 261  64.76    9  3307   8.21  27   6.70  151.37
  5. New Mexico St.      12 362 224  61.88    4  2975   8.22  27   7.46  153.34
 
 KICKOFF RETURNS
 
 Rank           Team   Gm Ret  Yds  TD    Avg
  1. San Jose St.      13  42 1059   2  25.21
  2. Louisiana Tech    12  50 1186   1  23.72
  3. New Mexico St.    12  44  951   1  21.61
  4. Utah St.          13  38  816   0  21.47
  5. Idaho             12  47  839   1  17.85
 
 NET PUNTING
 
 Rank           Team  Punt Avg Ret RYds NetAvg TotYd
  1. Louisiana Tech     45  48  11   84  43.51  2162
  2. Utah St.           63  41  14  116  38.40  2615
  3. New Mexico St.     74  44  35  339  38.34  3256
  4. Idaho              73  41  36  256  37.29  3018
  5. San Jose St.       58  41  20  188  35.79  2384
 
 PASSING OFFENSE
 
 Rank           Team   Gm Att Cmp Int   PPct  Yds  YdAtt  TD   YdsGm   YdsCmp
  1. Louisiana Tech    12 533 365   5  68.48 4209   7.90  33  350.75    11.53
  2. San Jose St.      13 468 336   9  71.79 4325   9.24  35  332.69    12.87
  3. Utah St.          13 420 285  10  67.86 3445   8.20  27  265.00    12.09
  4. New Mexico St.    12 402 215  11  53.48 2853   7.10  19  237.75    13.27
  5. Idaho             12 448 262  22  58.48 2710   6.05  15  225.83    10.34
 
 PASS DEFENSE
 
 Rank          Team    Gm Att Cmp   PPct  YdsCmp Int   Yds  YdAtt  TD   YdsGm
  1. Utah St.          13 475 257  54.11   10.54  14  2708   5.70  12  208.31
  2. San Jose St.      13 439 250  56.95   11.57  15  2892   6.59  18  222.46
  3. New Mexico St.    12 362 224  61.88   13.28   4  2975   8.22  27  247.92
  4. Idaho             12 403 261  64.76   12.67   9  3307   8.21  27  275.58
  5. Louisiana Tech    12 495 300  60.61   13.62  10  4085   8.25  35  340.42
 
 PASSING EFFICIENCY
 
 Rank          Team    Gm Att Cmp  PPct  Int   Yds  YdAtt  TD  TPct  Rating
  1. San Jose St.      13 468 336 71.79    9  4325   9.24  35  7.48  170.26
  2. Louisiana Tech    12 533 365 68.48    5  4209   7.90  33  6.19  153.39
  3. Utah St.          13 420 285 67.86   10  3445   8.20  27  6.43  153.25
  4. New Mexico St.    12 402 215 53.48   11  2853   7.10  19  4.73  123.24
  5. Idaho             12 448 262 58.48   22  2710   6.05  15  3.35  110.54
 
 PUNT RETURNS
 
 Rank           Team   Gm  Ret  Yds  Tds    Avg
  1. Utah St.          13   30  308    1  10.27
  2. Louisiana Tech    12   28  132    0   4.71
  3. San Jose St.      13   17   66    0   3.88
  4. New Mexico St.    12   12   15    0   1.25
  5. Idaho             12   17   17    0   1.00
 
 RUSHING OFFENSE
 
 Rank           Team  Gm Rush  Net   Avg   Tds   YdsGm
  1. Louisiana Tech   12  521 2726  5.23    47  227.17
  2. Utah St.         13  473 2653  5.61    30  204.08
  3. San Jose St.     13  446 1475  3.31    17  113.46
  4. New Mexico St.   12  389 1171  3.01    11   97.58
  5. Idaho            12  350 1071  3.06     3   89.25
 
 RUSHING DEFENSE
 
 Rank           Team    Gm  Rush  Net    Avg  TD   YdsGm
  1. Utah St.           13   493 1479   3.00   6  113.77
  2. San Jose St.       13   442 1589   3.60  16  122.23
  3. New Mexico St.     12   430 2211   5.14  22  184.25
  4. Louisiana Tech     12   470 2228   4.74  25  185.67
  5. Idaho              12   459 2384   5.19  37  198.67
 
 SCORING DEFENSE
 
 Rank           Team     Gm Pts   PtGm   TD Kxp Oxp Dkxp Doxp   FG  Sf
  1. Utah St.            13 200  15.38   21  17   0    0    0   19   0
  2. San Jose St.        13 277  21.31   35  31   0    0    0   12   0
  3. New Mexico St.      12 407  33.92   52  47   0    0    0   16   0
  4. Louisiana Tech      12 462  38.50   61  56   1    1    0   12   0
  5. Idaho               12 509  42.42   69  66   1    0    0    9   0
 
 SCORING OFFENSE
 
 Rank           Team    Gm  Yds  TD Pts   Avg Kxp Oxp Dkxp Doxp   FG  Sf
  1. Louisiana Tech     12 6935  84 618 51.50  76   1    0    0   12   0
  2. Utah St.           13 6098  59 454 34.92  56   0    0    0   14   1
  3. San Jose St.       13 5800  57 452 34.77  54   0    0    0   18   1
  4. New Mexico St.     12 4024  31 224 18.67  30   1    0    0    2   0
  5. Idaho              12 3781  19 190 15.83  19   0    0    0   19   0
 
 TOTAL DEFENSE
 
 Rank           Team  Gm   Avg Plays  Yds  TD   YdsGm
  1. Utah St.         13  4.33   968 4187  21  322.08
  2. San Jose St.     13  5.09   881 4481  35  344.69
  3. New Mexico St.   12  6.55   792 5186  52  432.17
  4. Idaho            12  6.60   862 5691  69  474.25
  5. Louisiana Tech   12  6.54   965 6313  61  526.08
 
 TOTAL OFFENSE
 
 Rank           Team    Gm   Pl  Yds    Avg  TD   YdsGm
  1. Louisiana Tech     12 1054 6935   6.58  84  577.92
  2. Utah St.           13  893 6098   6.83  59  469.08
  3. San Jose St.       13  914 5800   6.35  57  446.15
  4. New Mexico St.     12  791 4024   5.09  31  335.33
  5. Idaho              12  798 3781   4.74  19  315.08
 
 TURNOVER MARGIN
 
 Rank           Team   Gm  FGa IGa Gtot FLo ILo Ltot  Mrgn
  1. Louisiana Tech    12   16  10   26   8   5   13  1.08
  2. San Jose St.      13   17  15   32  15   9   24   .62
  3. Utah St.          13    6  14   20  11  10   21  -.08
  4. Idaho             12   13   9   22  17  22   39 -1.42
  5. New Mexico St.    12    5   4    9  16  11   27 -1.50
 
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