Forgotten 5’s Full Season Statistical Leaders

We are finally in the home stretch of the regular season with many teams finish up last weekend. Much of the Sun Belt and a few conference title game in addition to the Army/Navy game will be played in the next two weeks.

We will put together another season stat leaders article once those games commence. Also, expect a post-bowl season stat leaders article with finalized statistics from all G5 programs.

Passing:

  1. Logan Woodside, Toledo: 271/392, 3,882/43TD
  2. Ryan Higgins, Louisiana Tech: 265/399, 3,706/34TD
  3. Mike White, WKU: 239/355, 3,606/31TD
  4. Brett Rypien, Boise State: 212/343, 3,341/23TD
  5. Greg Ward Jr., Houston: 294/435, 3,328/22TD
  6. Riley Ferguson, Memphis: 255/400, 3,326/28TD
  7. Cooper Rush, CMU: 254/416, 3,299/23TD
  8. Zach Terrell, WMU: 228/318, 3,086/30TD
  9. Dane Evans, Tulsa: 231/397, 3,044/27TD
  10. Ben Hicks, SMU: 234/422, 2,930/19TD
  11. Nick Mullens, Southern Miss: 218/344, 2,926/22TD
  12. Brent Stockstill, MTSU: 232/363, 2,801/27TD
  13. Josh Allen, Wyoming:178/310, 2,748/23TD
  14. Brandon Silvers, Troy: 242/385, 2,727/21TD
  15. Phillip Walker, Temple: 186/321, 2,700/18TD

Rushing:

  1. Donnel Pumphrey, SDSU: 305/1,908/15TD
  2. Aaron Jones, UTEP: 229/1,773/17TD
  3. Brian Hill, Wyoming: 307/1,674/21TD
  4. Jeremy McNichols, Boise State: 295/1,663/23TD
  5. James Flanders, Tulsa: 241/1,529/17TD
  6. I’Tavius Mathers, MTSU: 220/1,504/16TD
  7. Quinton Flowers, USF: 177/1,425/15TD
  8. Jalin Moore, Appalachian State: 221/1,367/10TD
  9. Kareem Hunt, Toledo: 240/1,355/8TD
  10. James Butler, Nevada: 260/1,3236/12TD
  11. James Gilbert, Ball State: 251/1,332/12TD
  12. Ito Smith, Southern Miss: 239/1,321/15TD
  13. D’Angelo Brewer, Tulsa: 247/1,320/7TD
  14. Jarvion Franklin, WMU: 232/1,266/12TD
  15. Teryion Gipson, New Mexico: 131/1,209/12TD

Receiving:

  1. Zay Jones, East Carolina: 158/1,746/8TD
  2. Trent Taylor, Louisiana Tech: 113/1,462/10TD
  3. Noel Thomas, UConn: 100/1,179/3TD
  4. Richie James, MTSU: 97/1,463/11TD
  5. Linell Bonner, Houston: 93/1,076/3TD
  6. Kenny Golladay, NIU: 87/1,156/8TD
  7. KeVonn Mabon, Ball State: 85/972/3TD
  8. Anthony Miller, Memphis: 84/1,283/11TD
  9. Corey Davis, WMU: 83/1,283/17TD
  10. Taywan Taylor, WKU: 82/1,392/14TD
  11. Courtland Sutton, SMU: 76/1,246/10TD
  12. Keevan Lucas, Tulsa: 74/1,108/12TD
  13. Scott Miller, BGSU: 74/968/10TD
  14. Thomas Sperbeck, Boise State: 72/1,193/9TD
  15. Adam Breneman, UMass: 70/808/8TD

Touchdowns:

  1. Jeremy McNichols, Boise State: 27
  2. Will Worth, Navy: 25
  3. Anthony Wales, WKU: 21
  4. Brian Hill, Wyoming: 21
  5. Carlos Henderson, Louisiana Tech: 20
  6. Aaron Jones, UTEP: 20
  7. I’Tavius Mathers, MTSU: 19
  8. Jahad Thomas, Temple: 18
  9. James Flanders, Tulsa: 17
  10. Corey Davis, WMU: 17
  11. Ito Smith, Southern Miss: 16
  12. Richard McQuarley, New Mexico: 16
  13. Donnel Pumphrey, SDSU: 15
  14. Michael Roberts, Toledo: 15
  15. Richie James, MTSU: 15
  16. James Butler, Nevada: 15
  17. Quinton Flowers, USF: 15
  18. Marlon Mack, USF: 15

Tackles:

  1. Rodney Butler, NMSU: 150
  2. Eric Wilson, Cincinnati: 129
  3. Khalil Hodge, Buffalo: 123
  4. Bryan London, Texas State: 122
  5. Ulysses Gilbert III, Akron: 121
  6. Obi Melifonwu, UConn: 118
  7. Emmanuel Ellerbee, Rice: 118
  8. Jahlani Tavai, Hawaii: 118
  9. Andrew Wingard, Wyoming: 118
  10. Tau Lotulelei, UNLV: 117
  11. Keith Brown, WKU: 115
  12. Stratton Brown, Fresno State: 115
  13. Azeez Al-Shaair, FAU: 112
  14. Nate Holley, Kent State: 111
  15. Trenton Greene, BGSU: 110

Tackles for loss: (14.5 or more)

  1. Hasson Reddick, Temple: 21.5
  2. Ed Oliver, Houston: 19.5
  3. Shaquem Griffin, UCF: 19.0
  4. Tanzel Smart, Tulane: 18.5
  5. Keion Adams, WMU: 17.0
  6. Jahlani Tavai, Hawaii: 17.5
  7. Tau Lotulelei, UNLV: 16.5
  8. Ja’Von Rolland-Jones, Arkansas State: 16.0
  9. Jaylen Ferguson, Louisiana Tech: 15.5
  10. Terence Waugh, Kent State: 15.0
  11. Justin Lawler, SMU: 15.0
  12. Trey Hendrickson, FAU: 15.0
  13. Randy Allen, USA: 14.5

Sacks: (9.0 or more)

  1. Jaylon Ferguson, Louisiana Tech: 15.0
  2. Ja’Von Rolland-Jones, Arkansas State: 11.0
  3. Shaquem Griffin, UCF: 11.0
  4. Chris Odom, Arkansas State: 10.0
  5. Hasson Reddick, Temple: 10.0
  6. Trey Hendrickson, FAU: 10.0
  7. Ryan Watson, Air Force: 9.0
  8. Steven Taylor, Houston: 9.0
  9. Anthony Winbush, Ball State: 9.0
  10. Randy Allen, USA: 9.0

Interceptions: (5 or more)

  1. Horace Richardson, SMU: 6
  2. Weston Steelhammer, Air Force: 6
  3. Blace Brown, Troy: 6
  4. Damontae Kazee, SDSU: 5
  5. Xavier Woods, Louisiana Tech: 5
  6. Mike Tyson, Cincinnati: 5
  7. Howard Wilson, Houston: 5
  8. Clifton Duck, Appalachian State: 5
  9. Darrion Millines, SMU: 5

Field Goals:

  1. Louie Zervos, Ohio: 25/30 (83.3%), long of 51, 31/33 PAT
  2. Austin Rehkow, Idaho: 23/25 (92.0%), long of 50, 31/31 PAT
  3. Jake Elliott, Memphis: 20/24 (83.3%), long of 50, 54/54 PAT
  4. Younghoe Koo, Georgia Southern: 19/20 (95.0%), long of 53, 24/25 PAT
  5. Redford Jones, Tulsa: 19/24 (79.2%), long of 43, 60/60 PAT
  6. Luke Strebel, Air Force: 19/22 (86.4%), long of 48, 47/47 PAT
  7. Ryan Kay, Troy: 17/21 (81.0%), long of 47, 41/42 PAT
  8. Davis Plowman, ECU: 17/23 (73.9%), long of 49, 29/30 PAT
  9. Jonathan Barnes, Louisiana Tech: 17/22 (77.3%), long of 54, 66/67 PAT
  10. John Baron II, SDSU: 17/79 (89.5%), long of 50, 49/51 PAT
  11. Josh Williams, SMU: 17/22 (77.3%), long of 44, 38/38 PAT
  12. Paul Fricano, EMU: 17/22 (77.3%), long of 46, 40/41 PAT
  13. Cannon Rooker, MTSU: 16/19 (84.2%), long of 46, 59/61 PAT
  14. Stevie Artigue, ULL: 16/21 (76.2%), long of 47, 23/25 PAT
  15. Bryce Crawford, SJSU: 16/18 (88.9%), long of 44, 31/33 PAT

Punting:

  1. Joseph Davidson, BGSU: 45.8
  2. Sean Wale, Boise State: 45.2
  3. Spencer Smith, Memphis: 45.2
  4. Brandon McKee, USA: 44.9
  5. Steven Couts, ULL: 44.6
  6. Tyler Sarrazin, Southern Miss: 44.6
  7. Rigoberto Sanchez, Hawaii: 44.6
  8. Michael Carrizosa, SJSU: 44.3
  9. Hayden Hunt, Colorado State: 44.3
  10. Eric Keena, North Texas: 43.8
  11. Austin Barnes, EMU: 43.7
  12. Alex Boy, Nevada: 43.7
  13. Nick Ellis, Toledo: 43.1
  14. Jake Collins, WKU: 42.9
  15. Austin Rehkow, Idaho: 42.8

Kickoff Returns:

  1. Carlos Henderson, Louisiana Tech: 33.4/2TD
  2. Kylen Towner, WKU: 32.4/1TD
  3. Elijah Lilly, New Mexico: 29.5/1TD
  4. Rashaad Penny, SDSU: 28.9/2TD
  5. DJ May, Wyoming: 27.9/0TD
  6. Jabir Frye, Troy: 27.9/1TD
  7. Sherman Badie, Tulane: 27.8/1TD
  8. Tony Pollard, Memphis: 26.8/2TD
  9. Timothy McVey, Air Force: 26.5/1TD
  10. Aregeros Turner, NIU: 25.8/1TD
  11. Kerrith Whyte JR., FAU: 25.5/0TD
  12. Dishan Romine, Navy: 25.3/0TD
  13. Adrian Killins, UCF: 25.1/1TD
  14. Markis McCray, ULM: 24.6/0TD
  15. Rodney Adams, USF: 24.3/0TD

Punt Returns:

  1. JoJo Natson, Akron: 16.3/2TD
  2. D’Ernest Johnson, USF: 12.4/1TD
  3. Trent Taylor, Louisiana Tech: 10.5/0TD
  4. Quest Truxton, SDSU: 10.4/0TD
  5. Keidrien Wadley, Tulsa: 10.2/0TD
  6. Allenzae Staggers, Southern Miss: 10.1/1TD
  7. Brandon McDowell, Texas State: 9.6/0TD
  8. Darius Phillips, WMU: 9.4/1TD
  9. Hyleck Foster, Marshall: 9.1/0TD
  10. Terry Juniel, UTEP: 8.5/0TD
  11. Cedarius Rookard, Troy: 7.9/0TD
  12. Corey Jones, Toledo: 7.9/1TD
  13. Robert Ruiz, Colorado State: 7.7/1TD
  14. Richie James, MTSU: 7.7/0TD
  15. Chris Johnson, UCF: 7.7/0TD

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