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1996 Season Stats

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BYU1091761551283571
OPP377890570262


1996 (14-1)
DateOpponentScore
Aug 24Texas A&M41 - 37 W
Aug 31Arkansas State58 - 9 W
Sep 14@ Washington17 - 29 L
Sep 21New Mexico17 - 14 W
Sep 28SMU31 - 3 W
Oct 4@ Utah State45 - 17 W
Oct 12UNLV63 - 28 W
Oct 19@ Tulsa55 - 30 W
Oct 26@ TCU45 - 21 W
Nov 2UTEP40 - 18 W
Nov 9Rice49 - 0 W
Nov 16@ Hawaii45 - 14 W
Nov 23@ Utah37 - 17 W
Dec 7vs. Wyoming28 - 25 W
Jan 1vs. Kansas State19 - 15 W


Coaching Staff
Head CoachLaVell Edwards
Running BacksLance Reynolds
QuarterbacksRobbie Bosco
CornerbacksBrian Mitchell
Assistant Head Coach/Offensive CoordinatorNorm Chow
Defensive Coordinator/LinebackersKen Schmidt
Defensive Line/Special TeamsTom Ramage
Kickers/Tight EndsChris Pella
Offensive Coordinator/Offensive LineRoger French
SafetiesBarry Lamb


Team Stats
BYUOPP
Scoring571262
    Points per Game40.818.7
1st Downs341245
    Rushing 1st Downs151100
    Passing 1st Downs177116
    Penalty1329
Rushing2,5491,744
    Rushing Attempts581515
    Yards Gained Rushing2,9452,258
    Yards Lost Rushing396514
        Average per Rush4.43.4
        Average per Game182.1124.6
    TDs Rushing3111
Passing4,1432,684
    Passes Attempted423424
    Passes Completed291222
    Intercepted1319
        Average per Pass9.86.3
        Average per Catch14.212.1
        Average per Game295.9191.7
    TDs Passing3616
    Pass Efficiency173.01109.02
    Pass Efficiency Differential63.99-63.99
Total Offensive Plays1,004939
Total Net Yards6,6924,428
    Average Gain Per Play6.674.72
    Average per Game478.00478.00
Fumbles - Lost27 - 1334 - 17
Penalties - Yards99 - 99387 - 677
Interceptions - Yards19 - 17713 - 366
    Int Return Average9.3228.15
Punts - Yards44 - 192076 - 3180
    Average Per Punt43.6441.84
Punt Returns - Yards27 - 41027 - 265
    Punt Return Average15.199.81
Kickoff Returns - Yards32 - 77239 - 822
    Kick Return Average24.1321.08
Time of Possession/Game31:5028:10
Third Down Conversions168 of 69205 of 78
    Third Down Percent243.48%262.82%
Fourth Down Conversions23 of 1624 of 7
    Fourth Down Percent143.75%342.86%
Sacks32 - 25634 - 225
Season Info
Record14-1
ConferenceWestern Athletic
BowlCotton Bowl


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BYU Scoring
TDFGXP2ptDXPSafPoints
Ethan Pochman02063000123
Ronney Jenkins140000084
Brian McKenzie110000066
K.O. Kealaluhi80010050
Mark Atuaia60000036
James Dye50000030
Chad Lewis50000030
Kaipo McGuire50000030
Dustin Johnson40010026
Itula Mili30000018
Ben Cahoon20000012
Chris Stevens20000012
Henry Bloomfield1000006
Tyler Bolli1000006
Aaron Cupp1000006
Chris Ellison1000006
John Moala1000006
Shay Muirbrook1000006
Steve Sarkisian1000006
Paul Shoemaker1000006
Courtney Smith0040004
TEAM0000012
TOTALS732067201571

BYU Passing
C-Att-IntYardsY/ALngTDSackEffic
Steve Sarkisian278-404-12402710.0873322173.56
Paul Shoemaker7-10-0737.31820197.32
Kevin Feterik5-8-1263.21510106.05
Christopher Bisgaard1-1-01717.01700242.80
TOTALS291-423-1341439.8873622173.01

BYU Rushing
NoGainLossNetAvgLngTD
Brian McKenzie167977279505.74411
Ronney Jenkins128768357335.73911
Mark Atuaia86379143654.2424
Dustin Johnson4525782495.5191
Chris Stevens38158201383.6122
Aaron Cupp5400408.0140
Paul Shoemaker6402386.3181
James Dye43812266.5250
Christopher Bisgaard6282264.3120
K.O. Kealaluhi12102121.0210
Ned Stearns7192172.490
Kevin Feterik44220.530
TEAM105-5-5.000
Chad Lewis107-7-7.000
Steve Sarkisian82216260-44-0.5251
TOTALS581294539625494.44431

BYU Receiving
NoYdsAvgLngTD
K.O. Kealaluhi4990118.4698
Itula Mili4669215.0573
Kaipo McGuire4265815.7535
Chad Lewis3742011.4305
Dustin Johnson3046415.5873
Mark Atuaia2830410.9612
James Dye1518212.1382
Ronney Jenkins1418913.5483
Ben Cahoon1116615.1332
Brian McKenzie88911.1180
Ned Stearns4174.2150
Aaron Cupp3248.0141
John Moala11818.0181
RJ Anderson199.090
Brandon Condie166.060
Tyler Bolli144.041
TOTALS291414314.28736

BYU Kick Returns
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Ronney Jenkins1541927.9440
James Dye1231426.21001
Ned Stearns12323.0230
Dennis Simmons133.00
Derik Stevenson100.000
TOTALS3075925.31001

BYU Punt Returns
NoYdsAvgLngTD
James Dye2035217.6792
Ben Cahoon6508.3180
Cliff Doman188.080
TOTALS2741015.2792

BYU Interceptions
NoYdsTD
Omarr Morgan4-40
Shay Muirbrook3710
Tim McTyer3300
Chris Ellison2731
Eddie Sampson240
Ben Cook210
Brad Martin100
Jason Walker100
TOTALS181751

BYU Defense
TACKLESMISC
TotalSoloAstSacksTFL/YPBUFFQBH
Shay Muirbrook97603798/15612
Chris Ellison93494401/12031
Brad Martin77413669/40103
Henry Bloomfield69274237/160125
Jason Walker68293900/400
Spencer Reid61293215/10437
Lane Hale59273202/2410
Eddie Sampson56322400/620
Tim McTyer55411402/51710
Omarr Morgan54381600/1010
Byron Frisch40202036/12015
Daren Yancey36191744/9118
Ed Kehl33161754/1010
Ben Cook31211012/200
Harland Ah You2872102/305
Dennis Simmons21101120/032
Jeff Ellis2011910/010
Greg White1710700/0000
Issiah Magalei157811/005
Derik Stevenson139401/010
Jason Straw118300/0000
Ed Lamb117422/014
Tyler Nelson85300/0000
Donny Atuaia85301/000
Derick Bates74300/200
Ben Peterson65100/0000
Nate Foreman65101/3000
Desmond Lomax54100/0001
Nikia McKinney33000/0000
Brandon Condie32100/0000
Aaron Hutchins32101/002
Ethan Pochman21100/0000
Gabe Giordano21100/0000
Alan Boardman11000/0000
Shane Magalei11000/0000
Mike Shiffler11000/0000
Johnny Slavens11000/0000
Joe Ambrosius11000/0000
Aaron Cupp10100/0000
Hyrum Summers00001/000
TEAM00010/000
TOTALS10245604643960/124612180


BYU Kicking
FGPctLngXPPts
Courtney Smith0-00.0%04-44
Ethan Pochman20-2871.4%5163-65
TEAM0-00.0%00-10
TOTALS20-280.0%5167-704

BYU Punting
NoYdsAvgLng
Alan Boardman44192043.665
TOTALS44192043.665

OPP Scoring (7+ points)
TeamTDFGXP2ptDXPSafPoints
BryantA&M03400013
AndersonTlsa03300012
WareUNLV20000012
SheheeUW20000012
SarafWyo20000012
JohnsonUTEP1001008
TOTALS321226301262

OPP Passing (Top 15)
TeamC-Att-IntYardsY/ALngTDSackEffic
DentonUNLV24-36-13148.72737161.88
WallworkWyo16-34-32828.36621118.49
StewartA&M20-28-02328.35720164.60
DeGarTlsa11-18-020711.56411176.04
DoverTCU12-22-21999.0532142.35
FoutsUtah14-31-11795.8341397.86
LiljaUTEP16-31-21755.6211096.77
FortneyUW16-24-01727.2281140.62
SaukUSU12-25-11696.85310109.98
SellersUNM19-31-01575.14304103.83
PettusASU15-32-21314.1240068.76
FlaniganSMU9-23-01275.5390685.51
MullinsUSU11-16-01056.62910144.50
FreitasUH10-19-1784.1140476.59
WatkinsASU4-8-0729.04710166.85
TOTALS221-423-1926976.4661629109.30

OPP Rushing (Top 15)
TeamNoGainLossNetAvgLngTD
SheheeUW21141101316.2452
BernardA&M1810801086.0401
LoveUNLV1610421026.4340
ParkerA&M2010651015.0191
JohnsonUTEP19891884.6190
Fuamatu-Ma'afalaUtah18947874.8391
WilliamsTlsa17874834.9271
DillonUW10820828.2330
MitchellTCU13833806.2280
TinsleyASU15661654.3220
GordonUNM14653624.4171
SellersUNM238531542.3160
PerryRice136714534.1130
WilsonUSU17597523.1120
WomackSMU12555504.2110
TOTALS515225851417443.44511

OPP Receiving (Top 15)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
DysonUtah77811.1191
HarrisWyo611819.7360
CaswellTlsa610617.7640
JohnsonUTEP67813.0211
HawkinsA&M67712.8230
BakerUNLV67412.3221
TurnerUSU67011.7261
GordonUNM6284.7110
JenkinsUSU59619.2530
WashingtonTCU55210.4180
MurphyASU5499.8140
ConnellA&M5326.4100
MitchellTCU5306.0241
WareUNLV47619.0272
MartinUNM46215.5430
TOTALS221265112.06616

OPP Kick Returns (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
KlaneskiUH513827.6390
JohnsonUTEP39431.3530
PerryRice38127.0410
JacobyTlsa28040.0560
BrownUSU37926.3470
MurphyASU23718.5240
HarmonSMU13131.0310
BakerUNLV12929.0290
BrighamWyo12929.0290
DysonUtah12424.0240
TOTALS3475422.2560

OPP Punt Returns (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
HarrisWyo56012.0170
WashingtonTCU34414.7240
BraggsTlsa33612.0350
KlaneskiUH23517.5180
JenningsA&M3144.790
BandyUSU11212.0120
BakerUNLV199.090
JohnsonASU242.030
MartinUNM133.030
PerryRice133.030
TOTALS242199.1350

OPP Interceptions (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsTD
HicksUTEP11121
GonzalesUH1791
CoadyA&M1640
JosephTlsa1481
AustinUNM1210
BakerASU1190
BailieUTEP1120
FranklinRice1110
PeoplesASU100
DavisUNM100
TOTALS123663

OPP Defense (Top 25)
TACKLESMISC
TeamTotalSoloAstSacksTFL/YPBUFFQBH
TalichWyo158702/60
LuskUtah1541100/00
GillUSU146801/20
HudsonUSU137601/11
AustinUNM127500/0000
HarveySMU118300/0000
AbudulaiTlsa117400/00
AleagaUW116500.5/00
LoveUtah113800/00
StanleyRice108200/0000
BakerASU107300/0000
AlexanderASU106410/0000
LittleASU106401/0000
CartyUSU103701/40
RichardsUtah103702/30
TaftTCU102800/00
RiccilloUTEP98100/0000
CoffmanUNLV96300/0100
NguyenA&M9540.50/0002
IrwinUNM95401/0110
JenkinsWyo95412/110
DuncanWyo95400/00
MosleyASU94500/0001
BenfordRice94500/0000
GodfreyUtah94500/00
TOTALS10375884493058/190281319


OPP Kicking (Top 15)
TeamFGPctLngXPPts
BryantA&M3-3100.0%524-413
AndersonTlsa3-3100.0%433-312
KnorrUSU1-333.3%312-25
WedelWyo1-333.3%202-25
Di LeoUNLV0-00.0%04-44
OlsenUTEP1-250.0%211-14
CaldwellASU1-1100.0%410-13
WalesUW0-00.0%03-43
HernandezSMU1-333.3%380-03
ReederTCU0-10.0%03-33
PulsipherUtah1-1100.0%380-03
OswaltUH0-00.0%02-22
CasonUNM0-10.0%01-11
RossUNM0-10.0%01-11
GrimesRice0-10.0%00-00
TOTALS12-230.0%5226-2862

OPP Punting (Top 15)
TeamNoYdsAvgLng
PhillipsRice841151.460
SimonsASU833441.855
MyrickTlsa728540.751
HannumUH726738.152
OlsenUTEP725636.651
MorrealeUSU627045.061
BloomUNM523647.251
ScottiSMU520841.650
LechlerA&M518637.246
LangleyWyo414937.255
HuffmanTCU316454.760
HunterUtah311739.044
O'ReillyUNLV310635.348
PulsipherUtah13131.031
TOTALS72302041.961


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