2008 Akron Zips football team

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2008 Akron Zips football
Conference Mid-American Conference East
2008 record 5-7 (3-5 MAC)
Head coach J. D. Brookhart (5th year)
Offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead (2nd year)
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Jim Fleming (5th year)
Base defense 3-3-5
Home stadium Rubber Bowl
(Capacity: 35,202)
Seasons
« 2007 2009 »
2008 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Buffalo x   5 3         8 6  
Bowling Green   4 4         6 6  
Temple   4 4         5 7  
Ohio   3 5         4 8  
Akron   3 5         5 7  
Kent State   3 5         4 8  
Miami   1 7         2 10  
West Division
Ball State x   8 0         12 2  
Central Michigan   6 2         8 5  
Western Michigan   6 2         9 4  
Northern Illinois   5 3         6 7  
Toledo   2 6         3 9  
Eastern Michigan   2 6         3 9  
Championship: Buffalo 42, Ball State 24
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2008 Akron Zips football team represented The University of Akron in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) college football during the football season. Akron competed as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) and played in the East Division.

Before the season[edit]

2007 starter Reggie Corner was selected 114th overall in the fourth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He is the 15th player from Akron to be selected in the draft, and he is the fifth-highest historically.[1] Four other players signed with professional teams in the National Football League. These players are:

Six different Akron players made their ways to Preseason All-MAC Teams. Five players were selected each for the teams published by MAC Report Online and Athlon.[3] On the list published by MAC Report Online, Almondo Sewell was named First-Team Defense, and Bryan Williams as well as Andre Jones were named First-Team Specialists. Chris Kemme and Ryan Bain were named Second-Team Offense and Defense, respectively.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 12:00 PM at #13 Wisconsin* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI BTN L 38–17   80,910[5]
September 6 3:30 PM at Syracuse* Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY W 42–28   31,808
September 13 1:00 PM Ball State Rubber BowlAkron, OH L 41–24   9,013
September 20 1:00 PM at Army* Michie StadiumWest Point, NY W 22–3   27,040
September 27 7:30 PM Cincinnati* Rubber Bowl • Akron, OH FSN Ohio L 17–15   16,927
October 4 12:00 PM at Kent State Dix StadiumKent, OH (Battle for the Wagon Wheel) ESPN+ W 30–27 2OT  18,536
October 11 6:00 PM Bowling Green Rubber Bowl • Akron, OH L 37–33   17,119
October 18 1:00 PM at Eastern Michigan Rynearson StadiumYpsilanti, MI W 42–35   17,055
November 5 7:00 PM Toledo Rubber Bowl • Akron, OH ESPNU W 47–30   10,134
November 13 7:00 PM Buffalo Rubber Bowl • Akron, OH ESPNU L 43–40 4OT  18,516
November 22 3:30 PM at Ohio Peden StadiumAthens, OH L 49–42   13,114
November 28 1:00 PM at Temple Lincoln Financial FieldPhiladelphia, PA L 27–6   11,234
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Game notes[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

at Camp Randall Stadium, Madison, Wisconsin

1 2 3 4 Total
Zips 0 10 0 7 17
#13 Badgers 14 3 14 7 38

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

  • 10:37 WIS Graham 3-yard pass from Evridge (Welch kick) 7-0 WIS
  • 7:20 WIS Hill 2-yard run (Welch kick) 14-0 WIS

2nd Quarter

  • 14:52 WIS Welch 32-yard field goal 17-0 WIS
  • 10:44 AKR Poindexter 3-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick) 17-7 WIS
  • 0:02 AKR Iveljic 26-yard field goal 17-10 WIS

3rd Quarter

  • 10:00 WIS Hill 1-yard run (Welch kick) 24-10 WIS
  • 6:20 WIS Brown 2-yard run (Welch kick) 31-10 WIS

4th Quarter

  • 11:48 WIS Clay 9-yard run (Welch kick) 38-10 WIS
  • 0:38 AKR Owen 11-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick) 38-17 WIS

Syracuse[edit]

at the Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York

1 2 3 4 Total
Zips 14 14 0 14 42
Orange 0 14 7 7 28

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

2nd Quarter

  • 14:14 SYR Owen 32-yard pass from Dantley (Shadle kick) 14-7 AKR
  • 7:35 AKR Allen 1-yard run (Iveljic kick) 21-7 AKR
  • 2:17 SYR Brinkley 1-yard run (Shadle kick) 21-14 Akron
  • 0:22 AKR Allen 1-yard run (Iveljic kick) 28-14 Akron

3rd Quarter

  • 11:30 SYR Owen 4-yard pass from Dantley (Shadle kick) 28-21 Akron

4th Quarter

  • 12:56 SYR Provo 15-yard pass from Dantley (Shadle kick) 28-28
  • 7:28 AKR Jones 21-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick) 35-28 Akron
  • 2:43 AKR Poindexter 18-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick) 42-28 Akron

Ball State[edit]

at the Rubber Bowl, Akron, Ohio

1 2 3 4 Total
Ball State 7 10 14 10 41
Zips 3 7 0 14 24

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

2nd Quarter

  • 13:32 BSU McGarvey 31-yard field goal 10-3 BSU
  • 10:18 AKR Allen 5-yard run (Iveljic kick) 10-10
  • 1:11 BSU Lewis 3-yard run (McGarvey kick) 17-10 BSU

3rd Quarter

  • 9:26 BSU Baker 33-yard fumble recovery (McGarvey kick) 24-10 BSU
  • 5:16 BSU Lewis 2-yard run (McGarvey kick) 31-10 BSU

4th Quarter

  • 13:06 AKR Johnson 26-yard run (Iveljic kick) 31-17 BSU
  • 10:17 BSU Hill 25-yard pass from Davis (McGarvey kick) 38-17 BSU
  • 8:27 AKR Jones 13-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick) 38-24 BSU
  • 3:04 BSU McGarvey 32-yard field goal 41-24 BSU

Army[edit]

at Michie Stadium, West Point, New York

1 2 3 4 Total
Zips 3 6 3 10 22
Black Knights 0 3 0 0 3

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

  • 7:21 AKR Iveljic 25-yard field goal 3-0 AKR

2nd Quarter

  • 6:14 AKR Jones 25-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick failed) 9-0 AKR
  • 0:00 ARMY Campbell 36-yard field goal 9-3 AKR

3rd Quarter

  • 8:22 AKR Iveljic 36-yard field goal 12-3 AKR

4th Quarter

  • 8:22 AKR Kennedy 1-yard run (Iveljic kick) 19-3 AKR
  • 4:02 AKR Iveljic 37-yard field goal 22-3 AKR

Cincinnati[edit]

at the Rubber Bowl, Akron, Ohio

1 2 3 4 Total
Bearcats 7 0 7 3 17
Zips 3 6 0 6 15

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

2nd Quarter

3rd Quarter

  • 13:05 CIN Gilyard 67-yard pass from Pike (Rogers kick) 14-9 CIN

4th Quarter

  • 14:13 AKR Kennedy 1-yard run (2PAT failed) 15-14 AKR
  • 7:45 CIN Rogers 48-yard field goal 17-15 CIN

Kent State[edit]

at Dix Stadium, Kent, Ohio

1 2 3 4 OT 2OT Total
Zips 10 0 7 7 3 3 30
Golden Flashes 7 14 0 3 3 0 27

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

  • 13:09 AKR Jones 29-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick) 7-0 AKR
  • 3:53 KENT Thompson 1-yard pass from Edelman (Reed kick) 7-7
  • 0:06 AKR Iveljic 33-yard field goal 10-7 AKR

2nd Quarter

  • 10:55 KENT Bayes 14-yard pass from Edelman (Reed kick) 14-10 KENT
  • 3:06 KENT Terry 1-yard run (Reed kick) 21-10 KENT

3rd Quarter

  • 8:45 AKR Kennedy 1-yard run (Iveljic kick) 21-17 KENT

4th Quarter

  • 1:28 AKR Bowser 24-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick) 24-21 AKR
  • 0:00 KENT Reed 32-yard field goal 24-24

Overtime

  • OT KENT Reed 34-yard field goal 27-24 KENT
  • OT AKR Iveljic 32-yard field goal 27-27
  • 2OT AKR Iveljic 25-yard field goal 30-27 AKR

Bowling Green[edit]

at the Rubber Bowl, Akron, Ohio

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 0 14 0 23 37
Zips 7 14 6 6 33

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

2nd Quarter

  • 5:54 AKR Bowser 37-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick) 14-0 AKR
  • 3:50 BGSU Parks 34-yard pass from Sheehan (Vrvilo kick) 14-7 AKR
  • 2:58 AKR Kennedy 19-yard run (Iveljic kick) 21-7 AKR
  • 0:42 BGSU Partridge 8-yard pass from Sheehan (Vrvilo kick) 21-14 AKR

3rd Quarter

  • 10:06 AKR Iveljic 47-yard field goal 24-14 AKR
  • 5:00 AKR Iveljic 26-yard field goal 27-14 AKR

4th Quarter

  • 13:04 Sheehan 19-yard run (Vrvilo kick) 27-21 AKR
  • 11:38 BGSU Sheidler 5-yard pass from Anthony Turner (Vrvilo kick) 28-27 BGSU
  • 7:47 AKR Poindexter 13-yard pass from Jacquemain (2PAT failed) 33-28 AKR
  • 4:52 BGSU Partridge 21-yard pass from Sheehan (2PAT failed) 34-33 BGSU
  • 2:20 Vrvilo 44-yard field goal 37-33 BGSU

Eastern Michigan[edit]

at Rynearson Stadium, Ypsilanti, Michigan

1 2 3 4 Total
Zips 3 21 7 11 42
Eagles 0 14 7 14 35

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

  • 12:08 AKR Iveljic 26-yard field goal 3-0 AKR

2nd Quarter

  • 12:16 AKR Jones 16-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick) 10-0 AKR
  • 9:29 EMU Blevins 3-yard run (Carithers kick) 10-7 AKR
  • 9:21 AKR Jones 45-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick) 17-7 AKR
  • 4:17 EMU Jones 5-yard pass from Schmitt (Carithers kick) 17-14 AKR
  • 2:51 AKR Kennedy 33-yard run (Iveljic kick) 24-14 AKR

3rd Quarter

  • 9:06 EMU Blevins 1-yard run (Carithers kick) 24-21 AKR
  • 7:42 AKR Kennedy 10-yard run (Iveljic kick) 31-21 AKR

4th Quarter

  • 14:10 AKR Iveljic 27-yard field goal 34-21 AKR
  • 5:31 EMU Sanders 19-yard pass from Schmitt (Carithers kick) 34-28 AKR
  • 3:49 EMU Leduc 6-yard pass from Schmitt (Carithers kick) 35-34 EMU
  • 0:14 AKR Kennedy 4-yard run (Kennedy rush) AKR 42-35

Toledo[edit]

at the Rubber Bowl, Akron, Ohio

1 2 3 4 Total
Rockets 3 7 13 7 30
Zips 21 3 9 14 47

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

  • 11:39 AKR Bruce 23-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick) 7-0 AKR
  • 9:58 AKR A. Williams blocked punt return (Iveljic kick) 14-0 AKR
  • 4:22 AKR Poindexter 19-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick) 21-0 AKR
  • 0:04 TOL Steigerwald 28-yard field goal 21-3 AKR

2nd Quarter

  • 5:11 TOL Opelt 6-yard run (Steigerwald kick) 21-10 AKR
  • 0:02 AKR Iveljic 23-yard field goal 24-10 AKR

3rd Quarter

  • 12:19 TOL Stafford 22-yard pass from Opelt (Steigerwald kick blocked) 24-16 AKR
  • 12:19 AKR Lemon PAT return 26-16 AKR
  • 6:29 TOL Williams 8-yard pass from Opelt (Steigerwald kick) AKR 26-23
  • 3:04 AKR Miller 9-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick) 33-23 AKR

4th Quarter

  • 12:51 AKR Kennedy 2-yard run (Iveljic kick) 40-23 AKR
  • 8:01 AKR A. Johnson 33-yard run (Iveljic kick) 47-23 AKR
  • 5:01 TOL Williams 16-yard pass from Opelt (Steigerwald kick) 47-30 AKR

Buffalo[edit]

at the Rubber Bowl, Akron, Ohio

1 2 3 4 OT 2OT 3OT 4OT Total
Bulls 10 7 0 7 7 3 6 3 43
Zips 7 3 7 7 7 3 6 0 40

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

2nd Quarter

  • 4:48 UB Starks 3-yard run (Principe kick) 17-7 UB
  • 0:08 AKR Iveljic 49-yard field goal 17-10 UB

3rd Quarter

  • 11:14 AKR Kennedy 24-yard run (Iveljic kick) 17-17

4th Quarter

  • 11:14 UB Starks 5-yard run (Principe kick) 24-17 UB
  • 0:23 Kennedy 1-yard run (Iveljic kick) 24-24

Overtime

  • OT UB Willy 1-yard run (Principe kick) 31-24 UB
  • OT AKR Miller 4-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick) 31-31
  • 2OT AKR Iveljic 42-yard field goal 34-31 AKR
  • 2OT UB Principe 24-yard field goal 34-34
  • 3OT UB Starks 1-yard run (2PAT failed) 40-34 UB
  • 3OT AKR Kennedy 1-yard run (2PAT failed) 40-40
  • 4OT UB Principe 40-yard field goal 43-40 UB

Ohio[edit]

at Peden Stadium, Athens, Ohio

1 2 3 4 Total
Zips 7 14 0 21 42
Bobcats 7 21 7 14 49

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

2nd Quarter

  • 11:19 OHIO Price 4-yard pass from Jackson (Way kick) 14-7 OHIO
  • 6:42 AKR Jacquemain 9-yard run (Iveljic kick) 14-14
  • 2:45 OHIO Carter 23-yard pass from Jackson (Way kick) 21-14 Ohio
  • 1:18 AKR Bowser 60-yard pass from Jacquemain (Iveljic kick) 21-21
  • 1:01 OHIO Price 19-yard pass from Jackson (Way kick) 28-21 OHIO

3rd Quarter

  • 9:01 OHIO Price 25-yard pass from Jackson (Way kick) 35-21 OHIO

4th Quarter

  • 14:57 AKR Kennedy 1-yard run (Iveljic kick) 35-28 OHIO
  • 14:42 OHIO Garrett 97-yard kickoff return (Way kick) 42-28 OHIO
  • 8:08 AKR Kennedy 2-yard run (Iveljic kick) 42-35 OHIO
  • 2:12 AKR Kennedy 1-yard run (Iveljic kick) 42-42
  • 0:32 Carter 1-yard pass from Jackson (Way kick) 49-42 OHIO

Temple[edit]

at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1 2 3 4 Total
Zips 0 0 3 3 6
Owls 0 6 0 21 27

Scoring Summary

2nd Quarter

3rd Quarter

  • 2:18 AKR Iveljic 24-yard field goal 6-3 TEM

4th Quarter

  • 10:15 AKR Iveljic 18-yard field goal 6-6
  • 7:49 TEM DiMichelle 4-yard run (Brownell kick) 13-6 TEM
  • 4:02 TEM Grigsby 3-yard run (Brownell kick) 20-6 TEM
  • 2:29 TEM Grigsby 9-yard run (Brownell kick) 27-6

Roster[edit]

(final roster)[7]
Quarterback
  • 2 Jared Wackerly - Freshman
  • 5 Matt Ridgers - Freshman
  • 11 Chris Jacquemain - Junior
  • 16 Jordan Miller - Freshman
Wide Receiver
  • 1 Deryn Bowser - Junior
  • 6 Curtis Brown - Freshman
  • 9 Gary Pride II - Freshman
  • 12 Jeremy Bruce - Junior
  • 17 Brandon Williams - Senior
  • 21 Andre Jones - Senior
  • 80 Nadir Brown - Freshman
  • 81 Alphonso Owen - Senior
  • 81 Roberts Shawn - Sophomore
  • 82 Troy Eison - Sophomore
  • 85 Nathan Cope - Sophomore
  • 87 Richard Sandilands - Sophomore
  • 88 Dashan Miller - Junior
Offensive Lineman
  • 51 Elliott Bates - Junior
  • 53 Dan Ronsman - Freshman
  • 61 Mitch Straight - Freshman
  • 63 Joe Pachuta - Freshman
  • 65 Adam Bice - Freshman
  • 66 Sean McCarthy - Freshman
  • 68 Andrew Colosimo - Freshman
  • 69 Casey Estrada - Junior
  • 70 Paul Simkovich - Freshman
  • 71 Mike Ward - Sophomore
  • 72 Zac Kasparek - Freshman
  • 73 Jake Anderson - Freshman
  • 74 Chris Kemme - Senior
  • 75 Corey Woods - Sophomore
  • 78 Zack Anderson - Junior
  • 79 Jason Sekinger - Sophomore
 
Fullback
Running Back
  • 3 Dennis Kennedy - Senior
  • 4 DeVoe Torrence - Freshman
  • 7 Andrew Johnson - Senior
  • 10 Alex Allen - Junior
  • 14 Thomas Miller - Freshman
  • 15 Nate Burney - Sophomore
  • 32 Joe Tuzze - Junior
  • 39 Dale Martin - Freshman
  • 42 Matt Harmon - Junior
Tight End
  • 8 Jose Cruz - Sophomore
  • 15 Brian Flaherty - Senior
  • 83 Merce Poindexter - Senior
  • 84 Rhyne Ladrach - Freshman
 
Defensive Lineman
  • 13 Shane Shead - Freshman
  • 45 Joe Rash - Freshman
  • 52 Marquinn Davis - Freshman
  • 56 Almondo Sewell - Sophomore
  • 60 Dan Marcoux - Freshman
  • 67 Deni Odofin - Sophomore
  • 76 Ryan Gibbons - Junior
  • 90 Blake Smith - Freshman
  • 92 Ryan Bain - Junior
  • 93 Eric Lively - Senior
  • 94 Shawn Lemon - Sophomore
  • 95 Chad Maynard - Freshman
  • 96 Hasan Hazime - Freshman
  • 97 James Harvey - Freshman
  • 98 Nick Legger - Senior
  • 99 Cowles Stewart - Freshman
Linebacker
  • 20 Mike Thomas - Sophomore
  • 22 Mitchell Magloire - Senior
  • 23 Sean Fobbs - Sophomore
  • 25 Aaron Williams - Freshman
  • 27 Steve Riley - Junior
  • 30 Kevin Grant - Senior
  • 31 Troy Gilmer - Freshman
  • 34 Brian Wagner - Freshman
  • 42 Michael Taggart - Senior
  • 44 Ray Siler - Senior
  • 47 Al-Teric Balaam - Junior
  • 49 Matt Little - Freshman
  • 50 Mike Polinski - Sophomore
  • 54 Doug Williams - Senior
  • 57 Nate Schuler - Freshman
  • 58 Brady Greenwood - Freshman
  • 82 Viktor Rajek - Sophomore
 
Defensive Back
  • 1 Brandon Anderson - Senior
  • 2 Jalil Carter - Sophomore
  • 6 Manley Waller - Freshman
  • 9 Doug Richardson - Sophomore
  • 11 Miguel Graham - Senior
  • 17 Norman Shuford - Freshman
  • 22 Da-Von Moore - Freshman
  • 24 Bryan Williams - Senior
  • 26 Kevin Davis - Junior
  • 27 Wayne Cobham - Junior
  • 28 Amin Kabir - Junior
  • 29 James Stewart - Junior
  • 30 Mark Markovich - Sophomore
  • 33 Josh Richmond - Freshman
  • 35 Bryant McMillon - Junior
  • 36 Jared Province - Freshman
  • 41 LeVon Morefield - Sophomore
  • 43 Larry Dawson - Freshman
  • 46 Marvase Byrd - Freshman
  • 48 Tyler Campbell - Sophomore
Long Snapper
Punter
  • 8 Zack Campbell - Freshman
  • 16 Andy Hildreth - Senior
  • 38 John Stec - Junior
Place Kicker
  • 37 Branko Rogovic - Sophomore
  • 45 Igor Iveljic - Sophomore

Coaching staff[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Team[edit]

Team Opp
Scoring 360 375
  Points per Game 30.0 31.2
First Downs 256 270
  Rushing 106 132
  Passing 135 119
  Penalty 14 18
Total Offense 4760 4771
  Avg per Play 5.7 5.5
  Avg per Game 396.7 397.6
Fumbles-Lost 12-6 26-17
Penalties-Yards 66-558 50-451
  Avg per Game 46.5 37.6
Team Opp
Punts-Yards 48-1782 45-1704
  Avg per Punt 37.1 37.9
Time of Possession/Game 28:48 31:12
3rd Down Conversions 65/160 72/160
4th Down Conversions 11/18 13/20
Touchdowns Scored 44 49
Field Goals-Attempts 18-28 12-19
PAT-Attempts 38-40 45-47
Attendance 71,709 199,697
  Games/Avg per Game 5/14,342 7/28,528

Scores by quarter[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT Total
Akron 78 98 42 120 22 360
Opponents 55 113 69 116 22 375

Offense[edit]

Rushing[edit]

Name GP Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long Avg/G
Dennis Kennedy 12 239 1363 42 1321 5.5 17 73 110.1
Andrew Johnson 10 56 288 10 278 5.0 2 33 27.8
Alex Allen 3 32 164 12 152 4.8 3 20 50.7
Joe Tuzze 11 14 68 1 67 4.8 0 13 6.1
Jeremy Bruce 12 18 68 15 53 2.9 0 12 4.4
Andre Jones 11 4 51 0 51 12.8 0 47 4.6
Chris Jacquemain 12 55 176 130 46 0.8 1 13 3.8
Dashan Miller 12 4 27 15 12 3.0 0 11 1.0
Gary Pride II 6 4 13 1 12 3.0 0 12 2.0
Matt Harmon 3 1 5 0 5 5.0 0 5 1.7
John Stec 12 1 4 0 4 4.0 0 4 0.3
Matt Rodgers 2 1 1 0 1 1.0 0 1 0.5
TEAM 8 6 0 20 -20 -3.3 0 0 -2.5
Total 12 435 2228 246 1982 4.6 23 73 165.2
Opponents 12 504 2467 221 2246 4.5 20 46 187.2

Passing[edit]

Name GP Effic Att-Cmp-Int Pct Yds TD Lng Avg/G
Chris Jacquemain 12 125.27 399-231-14 57.9 2748 20 60 229.0
Dennis Kennedy 12 117.33 3-1-0 33.3 30 0 30 2.5
TEAM 8 0.00 2-0-0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Total 12 124.59 404-232-14 57.4 2778 20 60 231.5
Opponents 12 142.11 356-226-9 63.5 2525 26 67 210.4

Receiving[edit]

Name GP No. Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G
Deryn Bowser 12 64 785 12.3 4 60 65.4
Andre Jones 11 47 678 14.4 7 49 61.6
Dennis Kennedy 12 31 314 10.1 1 57 26.2
Jeremy Bruce 12 29 345 11.9 1 27 28.8
Dashan Miller 12 16 187 11.7 2 37 15.6
Alphonso Owen 12 15 173 11.5 1 34 14.4
Merce Poindexter 12 12 145 12.1 4 22 12.1
Andrew Johnson 10 11 64 5.8 0 20 6.4
Alex Allen 3 2 22 11.0 0 12 7.3
Joe Tuzze 11 1 8 8.0 0 8 0.7
Total 12 232 2778 12.0 20 60 231.5
Opponents 12 226 2525 11.2 26 67 210.4

Defense[edit]

Name GP Tackles Sacks Pass Defense Interceptions Fumbles Blkd
Kick
Solo Ast Total TFL-Yds No-Yds BrUp QBH No.-Yds Avg Rcv-Yds FF
Kevin Grant 12 50 35 85 8.5-41 4.0-26 3 2 0 0 2-0 0 0
Mike Thomas 12 48 33 81 8.5-33 2.5-11 1 0 0 0 2-0 2 0
Miguel Graham 12 50 20 70 2.0-3 0 8 0 3-0 0 3-0 0 1
Doug Williams 12 38 31 69 4.5-8 0 1 0 2-45 22.5 0 0 0
Bryan Williams 12 39 25 64 7.0-20 0 3 0 1-62 62 1-16 2 0
Wayne Cobham 11 30 33 63 0.5-0 0 3 0 0 0 1-0 1 0
Tyler Campbell 12 34 29 63 0 0 1 0 0 0 1-0 1 0
Almondo Sewell 12 37 25 62 6.0-22 2.0-15 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jalil Carter 12 29 19 48 1.5-5 0.5-1 4 0 1-5 5 0 1 1
Aaron Williams 10 22 25 47 1.5-4 1.0-3 1 0 0 0 1-0 1 0
Brandon Anderson 11 27 15 42 1.0-1 0 10 0 1-1 1 0 0 0
Shawn Lemon 12 18 16 34 5.0-19 0 0 1 0 0 1-0 2 0
Al-Teric Balaam 11 12 9 21 2.0-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Ray Siler 11 12 8 20 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Eric Lively 8 11 9 20 3.0-4 1.0-1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Manley Wallar 12 14 4 18 1.0-4 0 1 0 1-9 9 0 0 0
Joe Rash 12 6 6 12 1.0-1 0 0 0 0 0 1-0 0 0
Amin Kabir 12 9 3 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 1-0 0 0
Dan Marcoux 9 7 4 11 1.0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Evan Laube 9 6 4 10 1.0-2 0 0 0 0 0 1-0 0 0
Sean Fobbs 8 9 1 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Deni Odofin 7 3 5 8 1.0-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Andre Jones 11 5 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Merce Poindexter 12 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
James Harvey 11 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cowles Stewart 2 1 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hasan Hazime 4 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Kemme 12 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Jacquemain 12 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Tuzze 11 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alphonso Owen 12 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dennis Kennedy 12 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Corey Woods 12 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Igor Iveljic 12 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Elliott Bates 12 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Little 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jeremy Bruce 12 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Cruz 12 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brian Flaherty 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1-0 0 0
TEAM 8 1 0 1 1.0-7 0 0 0 0 0 1-0 1 0
Total 12 537 370 907 57-183 11-57 39 4 9-122 13.5 17-16 15 4
Opponents 12 490 358 848 56-207 17-106 45 6 14-129 9.2 6-48 6 3

Special teams[edit]

Name Punting Kickoffs
No. Yds Avg Long TB FC I20 Blkd No. Yds Avg TB OB
John Stec 48 1782 37.1 49 3 20 12 0 0 0 0 0 0
Branko Rogovic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 57 3364 59.0 4 2
Igor Iveljic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 661 55.1 0 0
Total 48 1782 37.1 49 3 20 12 0 69 4025 58.3 4 2
Opponents 45 1704 37.9 58 4 12 15 1 65 3670 56.5 2 0
Name Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Yds Avg TD Long No. Yds Avg TD Long
Andre Jones 7 46 6.6 0 14 6 128 21.3 0 31
Gary Pride 2 21 10.5 0 15 0 0 0.0 0 0
Jeremy Bruce 2 10 5.0 0 17 7 79 11.3 0 18
Jalil Carter 1 23 23.0 0 0 3 55 18.3 0 29
Aaron Williams 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
Bryan Williams 0 0 0.0 0 0 21 609 29.0 0 50
Dashan Miller 0 0 0.0 0 0 13 316 24.3 0 46
Andrew Johnson 0 0 0.0 0 0 5 96 19.2 0 28
Joe Tuzze 0 0 0.0 0 0 3 37 12.3 0 15
Mike Thomas 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 14 14.0 0 14
Brandon Anderson 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 17 17.0 0 17
Doug Williams 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 4 4.0 0 4
Total 12 100 8.3 1 15 63 1368 21.7 0 50
Opponents 16 147 9.2 1 66 62 1376 22.2 1 97

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