2004-05 Pac-10 Football Year In Review
Feb. 9, 2005
2004 Pac-10 Football Year In Review
USC won the Pac-10 Championship outright with a perfect 8-0 Conference record and was 13-0 overall on its way to being named National Champion. For the third straight season, USC found itself in the top-10 in the nation at the end of the year, finishing No. 1 for the second consecutive year.
The Pac-10 went 3-2 in bowl games this season. USC topped No. 2-ranked Oklahoma 55-19 in the FedEx Orange Bowl and claimed the national championship. It was the second consecutive national title for the Trojans and the Pac-10. OREGON STATE defeated Notre Dame 38-21 in the Insight Bowl. ARIZONA STATE also chalked up a postseason win defeating Purdue 27-23 in the Wells Fargo Sun Bowl.
As for individual awards, USC's Matt Leinart and Reggie Bush were named Co-Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year, Oregon State's Bill Swancutt and USC's Shaun Cody received the Pat Tillman Co-Defensive Player of the Year award, Arizona State's Zach Miller won Pac-10's Freshman of the Year honors and California's Jeff Tedford was named Coach of the Year.
2004 PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE FINAL FOOTBALL STANDINGS
1. USC-- 8-0 Pac-10, 13-0 overall
2. California-- 7-1, 10-2
3. Arizona State-- 5-3, 9-3
Oregon State-- 5-3, 7-5
5. UCLA-- 4-4, 6-6
Oregon-- 4-4, 5-6
7. Washington State-- 3-5, 5-6
8. Stanford-- 2-6, 4-7
Arizona-- 2-6, 3-8
10.Washington-- 0-8, 1-10
2004-05 PAC-10 BOWL RESULTS:
FedEx Orange Bowl - USC 55, Oklahoma 19
Pacific Life Holiday Bowl - Texas Tech 45, California 31
Insight Bowl - Oregon State 38, Notre Dame 21
Las Vegas Bowl - Wyoming 24, UCLA 21
Wells Fargo Sun Bowl - Arizona State 27, Purdue 23
Following are the bowl records of the Division I-A conferences (using current conference memberships) updated after the 2004 season.
Conference W L T Pct.Mid-American 24 21 0 .533Atlantic Coast 122 109 5 .527Pacific-10 104 95 6 .521Southeastern 163 153 13 .516Western Athletic 41 40 2 .506Big Ten 105 104 3 .503Big East 43 46 1 .483Big 12 136 148 4 .480Conference USA 40 50 3 .447Mountain West 37 48 3 .438Sun Belt 5 10 1 .344
2004 ALL-PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TEAM
First Team Offense Second Team Offense
QB Aaron Rodgers, Jr., California QB Andrew Walter, Grad., Arizona StateQB Matt Leinart, Jr., USC QB Derek Anderson, Sr., Oregon StateRB J.J. Arrington, Sr., California RB LenDale White, So., USCRB Reggie Bush, So., USC RB Maurice Drew, So., UCLAWR Mike Hass, Jr., Oregon State WR Derek Hagan, Jr., Arizona StateWR Geoff McArthur, Sr., California WR Jason Hill, So., Washington StateTE Alex Smith, Sr., Stanford TE Tim Day, Jr., Oregon TE Marcedes Lewis, Jr., UCLAC Marvin Philip, Jr., California C Mike McCloskey, Jr., UCLAOL Calvin Armstrong, Sr., Washington State OL Sam Lightbody, Sr., Washington StateOL Ryan O'Callaghan, Jr., California OL Steven Vieira, Sr., UCLAOL Grayling Love, Jr., Arizona State OL Sam Baker, Fr., USCOL Doug Nienhuis, Sr., Oregon State OL Andrew Carnahan, Sr., Arizona StateOL Adam Snyder, Sr., Oregon
First Team Defense Second Team Defense
DL Bill Swancutt, Sr., Oregon State DL Haloti Ngata, So., OregonDL Mike Patterson, Sr., USC DL Jimmy Verdon, Sr., Arizona StateDL Shaun Cody, Sr., USC DL Manase Hopoi, Sr., WashingtonDL Ryan Riddle, Sr., California DL Lorenzo Alexander, Sr., CaliforniaLB Matt Grootegoed, Sr., USC LB Will Derting, Jr., Washington StateLB Lofa Tatupu, Jr., USC LB Spencer Havner, Jr., UCLALB Wendell Hunter, Sr., California LB Jon Alston, Jr., Stanford LB Trent Bray, Jr., Oregon StateDB Mitch Meeuwsen, Sr., Oregon State DB Darrell Brooks, Jr., ArizonaDB Matt Clark, Sr., UCLA DB Aric Williams, Sr., Oregon StateDB Matt Giordano, Sr., California DB Darnell Bing, So., USCDB Riccardo Stewart, Sr., Arizona State DB Brandon Browner, So., Oregon State
First Team Specialists Second Team Specialists
PK Justin Medlock, So., UCLA PK Alexis Serna, Fr., Oregon StateP Tom Malone, Jr., USC P Chris Kluwe, Sr., UCLAKOR T.J. Rushing, Jr., Stanford KOR Reggie Bush, So., USCPR Reggie Bush, So., USC PR Maurice Drew, So., UCLA PR Michael Bumpus, Fr., Washington StateST Michael Okwo, So., Stanford ST Desmond Reed, Fr., USCST Byron Storer, So., California
ST=special teams player (not a kicker or returner)
Co-Offensive Players of the Year: Matt Lienart, QB, Jr., USC Reggie Bush, TB, So., USCPat Tillman Co-Defensive Players of the Year: Bill Swancutt, DE, Sr., Oregon State Shaun Cody, DT, Sr., USCFreshman of the Year: Zach Miller, TE, Arizona StateCoach of the Year: Jeff Tedford, California
ARIZONA: RB Mike Bell, Jr.; CB Antoine Cason, Fr.; TE Steve Fleming, Sr.; C Keoki Fraser, Sr.; KR Syndric Steptoe, So.
ARIZONA STATE: PK Jesse Ainsworth, So.; MLB Justin Burks, Sr.; C Drew Hodgdon, Grad.; WR Terry Richardson, So.; OLB Dale Robinson, Jr.; OLB Jamar Williams, Jr.
CALIFORNIA: OT Andrew Cameron, So.; OG Jonathan Giesel, Sr.; FS Ryan Gutierrez, Sr.; MLB Joe Maningo, Sr.; ST Mike McGrath, Sr.; NT Brandon Mebane, So.; OG Aaron Merz, Jr.; CB Harrison Smith, Jr.
OREGON: QB Kellen Clemens, Jr.; CB Aaron Gipson, Jr.; DE Devan Long, Jr.; MLB Jerry Matson, Sr.; PR Justin Phinisee, Jr.; OG Nick Steitz, Sr.; TB Terrence Whitehead, Jr.
OREGON STATE: C Matt Brock, Sr.; OLB Keith Ellison, Jr.; TE Joe Newton, So.; P Sam Paulescu, Jr.; SS Sabby Piscitelli, So.; OLB Jonathan Pollard, Sr.; TB Dwight Wright, Sr.
STANFORD: FS Oshimogho Atogwe, Sr.; DT Julian Jenkins, Jr.; FL Evan Moore, So.; NT Babatunde Oshinowo, Jr.; ILB Kevin Schimmelman, Jr.; CB Stanley Wilson, Sr.
UCLA: FL Craig Bragg, Sr.; OT Paul Molicer, Sr.; SS Jarrad Page, Jr.; FB Michael Pitre, Fr.; TB Manuel White, Sr.
USC: TE Dominique Byrd, Jr.; TE Alex Holmes, Sr.; SE Dwayne Jarrett, Fr.; FS Jason Leach, Sr.; OLB Dallas Sartz, Jr.; DT Manuel Wright, So.; CB Justin Wyatt, Jr.
WASHINGTON: CB Derrick Johnson, Sr.; ILB Joe Lobendahn, Jr.
WASHINGTON STATE: P Kyle Basler, Jr.; OLB Scott Davis., So.; RB Jerome Harrison, Jr.; C Nick Mihlhauser, Jr.; CB Karl Paymah, Sr.
2004 U.S. BANK PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK:
2004 U.S. Bank Pac-10 Players of the WeekWeek Offense Defense Special TeamsSep. 4 Reggie Bush, TB, USC Antoine Cason, CB, ARIZ Kyle Basler, P, WSUSep. 11 Mike Hass, SE, OSU Dale Robinson, OLB, ASU T.J. Rushing, KR, STANSep. 18 Maurice Drew, TB, UCLA Jamar Williams, OLB, ASU Jesse Ainsworth, PK, ASUSep. 25 Matt Leinart, QB, USC Emmanuel Franklin, S, ASU Kyle Basler, P, WSUOct. 2 Chase Lyman, WR, CAL Spencer Havner, ILB, UCLA Justin Medlock, PK, UCLAOct. 9 Aaron Rodgers, QB, CAL Mike Patterson, DT, USC Ryan Killeen, PK, USCOct. 16 J.J. Arrington, RB, CAL Oshiomogho Atogwe, FS, STAN Alexis Serna, PK, OSUOct. 23 Andrew Walter, QB, ASU Wendell Hunter, OLB, CAL Jared Siegel, PK, OREOct. 30 J.J. Arrington, RB, CAL Spencer Havner, ILB, UCLA Maurice Drew, PR, UCLANov. 6 Andrew Walter, QB, ASU Wilrey Fontenot, CB, ARIZ Reggie Bush, KR, USC Jerome Harrison, RB, WSUNov. 13 Chris Markey, TB, ASU Wendell Hunter, OLB, CAL Justin Medlock, PK, UCLANov. 20 Derek Anderson, QB, OSU Bill Swancutt, DE, OSU Alexis Serna, PK, OSU
2004 PAC-10 FOOTBALL AWARD WINNERS
Matt Leinart, QB, Jr., USC
Associated Press Player of the Year
Matt Leinart, QB, Jr., USC
Walter Camp Football Foundation Player of the Year
Matt Leinart, QB, Jr., USC
Pop Warner Trophy (Top Senior Player on West Coast)
J.J. Arrington, TB, California
Consensus First-Team All-America Selections
J.J. Arrington, TB, Sr., California
Reggie Bush, KR, So., USC
Shaun Cody, DL, Sr., USC
Matt Grootegoed, OLB, Sr., USC
Matt Leinart, QB, Jr., USC
Other First-Team All-America Selections
Mike Patterson, DT, Sr., USC
Ryan Riddle, DE, Sr., California
Second-Team All-America Selections
Spencer Havner, ILB, Jr., UCLA
Zach Miller, TE, Fr., Arizona State
Marvin Philip, C, Jr., California
Alex Smith, TE, Sr., Stanford
Third-Team All-America Selections
Mike Haas, SE, Jr., Oregon State
Mitch Meeuwsen, FS, Sr., Oregon State
Lofa Tatupu, MLB, Jr., USC
Freshman All-America Selections
Sam Baker, OT, USC (first team)
Antoine Cason, CB, Arizona (first team)
Dwayne Jarrett, SE, USC (first team)
Chris MacDonald, P, Arizona State (first team)
Zach Miller, TE, Arizona State (first team)
Alexis Serna, PK, Oregon State (first team)
Jeff Byers, OG/C, USC (second team)
Peter Graniello, OT, Arizona (second team)
Lawrence Jackson, DE, USC (second team)
Jay Ottovegio, P, Stanford (second team)
Roy Schuening, OG, Oregon State (second team)
Jackie Bates, CB, Oregon (third team)
Marshawn Lynch, TB, California (third team)
Shannon Tevaga, OG, UCLA (third team)
Pac-10 Coach of the Year
Jeff Tedford, California
Pac-10 Co-Offensive Players of the Year
Reggie Bush, TB, So., USC
Matt Leinart, QB, Jr., USC
Pat Tillman Pac-10 Co-Defensive Players of the Year
Shaun Cody, DL, Sr., USC
Bill Swancutt, DE, Sr., Oregon State
Pac-10 Freshman of the Year
Zach Miller, TE, Arizona State
Morris Trophy Winners (outstanding offensive and defensive linemen in the Pac-10)
Offense - Adam Snyder, OT, Sr., Oregon
Defense - Bill Swancutt, DE, Sr., Oregon State
ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 8 Selections
Jesse Ainsworth, PK, So., Arizona State
Troy Bienemann, TE, Jr., Washington State
Matt Brock, C, Sr., Oregon State
Jason Burke, C, So., Arizona State
Jonathan Giesel, OG, Sr., California
Grayling Love, OG, Jr., Arizona State
Mike McGrath, DB, Sr., California
Evan Moore, FL, So., Stanford
2004 PACIFIC-10 CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC FOOTBALL TEAM
Pos. Name, School Yr. GPA MajorQB Casey Paus, Washington Jr. 3.28 ArtRB Kris Bonifas, Stanford Jr. 3.17 Science, Technology & SocietyRB James Sims, Washington Jr. 3.40 LiteratureWR Greg Camarillo, Stanford Sr. 3.29 EngineeringWR Evan Moore, Stanford So. 3.23 UndeclaredTE Troy Bienemann, Washington State (2) Jr. 3.75 CommunicationsOL Matt Brock, Oregon State (2) Sr. 3.45 PsychologyOL Riley Fitt-Chappell, Washington State Jr. 3.49 Management Information SystemsOL Jonathan Giesel, California (2) Grad. 3.47 Religious Studies/EducationOL Derek Joyce, California Sr. 3.34 Molecular Cell BiologyOL Grayling Love, Arizona State Jr. 3.48 Finance
DL Ty Eriks, Washington Jr. 3.70 BiologyDL Babatunde Oshinowo, Stanford (2) Jr. 3.14 Electrical EngineeringDL Tom Sverchek, California Sr. 3.24 American StudiesDL Bill Swancutt, Oregon State (2) Sr. 3.11 BusinessLB Pat Bennett, Washington State (3) Sr. 3.43 Hotel AdministrationLB Ryan Foltz, California Jr. 3.56 Business AdministrationLB Kevin Schimmelmann, Stanford (3) Jr. 3.39 Political ScienceDB Bryan Bentrott, Stanford So. 3.67 International RelationsDB Cody Ellis, Washington RFr. 3.71 ArchitectureDB Michael McGrath, California (2) Grad. 3.44 Mechanical EngineeringDB Jimmy Newell, Washington (2) Sr. 3.30 Finance
PK Jared Siegel, Oregon Grad. 3.57 Business AdministrationP Chris MacDonald, Arizona State RFr. 3.11 Undeclared
(2) Two-time first-team All-Academic selection(3) Three-time first-team All-Academic selection
Pos. Name, School Yr. GPA MajorQB Aaron Rodgers, California Jr. 3.00 American StudiesRB Kevin McCall, Washington State RFr. 3.21 UndeclaredRB Byron Storer, California So. 3.40 UndeclaredWR Quintin Daniels, Washington RFr. 3.16 PremajorTE Pat Loney, Oregon State Sr. 3.63 Liberal StudiesOL Jason Burke, Arizona State So. 3.89 EconomicsOL Ben DalMolin, Arizona Sr. 3.35 Watershed and Range ResourcesOL Adam Koets, Oregon State So. 3.43 BusinessOL Brent Newhouse, Stanford RFr. 3.66 UndeclaredOL Josiah Vinson, Stanford So. 3.33 English
DL Nick Frank, Stanford So. 3.42 UndeclaredDL Matt McClernan, Stanford So. 3.43 Cultural and Social AnthropologyDL Matt Mullennix, Washington State RFr. 3.35 Business AdministrationDL Will Svitek, Stanford Sr. 3.00 Political ScienceLB David Bergeron, Stanford Sr. 3.15 Public Policy/CommunicationsLB Mike Silva, Stanford So. 3.56 Public PolicyLB Brian Tremblay, California Sr. 3.30 American StudiesDB Jason Honey, California Jr. 3.52 PsychologyDB Brandon Ting, USC So. 3.70 UndeclaredDB Ryan Ting, USC So. 3.93 UndeclaredDB Leigh Torrence, Stanford Sr. 3.11 African/Afro-American Studies
PK Jesse Ainsworth, Arizona State So. 3.62 Undeclared
Arizona: OLB Akin Akinniyi, So.; PK Nick Folk, So.; OT Peter Graniello, RFr.; QB Richard KovalcheckRFr.; C Erick Levitre, So.; FS Tony Wingate, Sr.
Arizona State: OT Andrew Carnahan, So.; QB Chad Christensen, Jr.; OT Brandon Rodd, RFr.
California: DE J.D. Cafaro, Sr.; L.P. Ladouceur, LS, Sr.; CB Tim Mixon, So.; OT Jonathan Murphy, Jr.; OG Erik Robertson, So.; C Scott Smith, So.; TE Craig Stevens, RFr.
Oregon: TE Tim Day, Jr.; TE Nate LiaBraaten, Jr.; MLB Jerry Matson, Grad.
Oregon State: PK John Dailey, Jr.; QB Ryan Gunderson, RFr.
Stanford: OLB Emmanuel Awofadeju, RFr.; C Mikal Brewer, RFr.; OG Preston Clover, RFr.; OT Jon Cochran, So.; TE Patrick Danahy, So.; OT David Long, RFr.; OG Amir Malayery, RFr.; QB Kyle Matter, Jr.; OT Tim Mattran, So.; PK Michael Sgroi, Jr.; OLB Timi Wusu, Jr..
UCLA: TE Keith Carter, Jr.; OG Robert Cleary, Jr.
USC: TE Nick Vanderboom, So.
Washington: OLB Tahj Bomar, So.; PK Michael Braunstein, RFr.; FS Chris Hemphill, RFr.; PK Evan Knudson, Jr.; TE Robert Lewis, RFr.; ILB Kyle Trew, RFr.
Washington State: QB Alex Brink, RFr.
Total Offense Derek Anderson, OSU 288.6 yards per game
Passing Derek Anderson, OSU 301.2 yards per game
Passing Efficiency Matt Leinart, USC 156.5 rating
Rushing J.J. Arrington, CAL 168.2 yards per game
All-Purpose Running Reggie Bush, USC 179.2 yards per game
Receptions Mike Haas, OSU 7.17 receptions per game
Receiving Yards Mike Haas, OSU 114.9 yards per game
Scoring Ryan Killeen, USC 8.6 points per game
Field Goals Alexis Serna 1.55 field goals per game
Punting Tom Malone, USC 43.8 yards per punt
Punt Returns Reggie Bush, USC 15.7 yards per return
Kickoff Returns T.J. Rushing, STAN 28.4 yards per return
Interceptions Mitch Meeuwsen, OSU 0.50 interceptions per game
Tackles Spencer Havner, UCLA 11.4 tackles per game
Tackles for Loss Manase Hopoi, WASH 2.0 tackles for loss per game
Quarterback Sacks Ryan Riddle, CAL 1.21 sacks per game
Rushing Offense California 256.8 yards per game
Rushing Defense USC 79.4 yards per game
Passing Offense Arizona State 317.3 yards per game
Pass Efficiency Defense California 160.0 rating
Total Offense California 492.4 yards per game
Total Defense USC 279.3 yards per game
Scoring Offense USC 38.2 points per game
Scoring Defense USC 13.0 points per game
Kickoff Returns Stanford 24.6 yards per return
Punt Returns UCLA 15.0 yards per return
Team Sacks USC 3.85 sacks per game