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1977 Mid-American Conference Year Summary

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Record: 58-53-0, .523 W-L% (6th of 15) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -6.96 (10th of 15) ▪ SOS: -7.62 (12th of 15)

Conference Champion: Miami (OH)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Miami (OH) 10 1 0 .909 5 0 0 1.000 23.8 15.7 2.46 -6.99
Central Michigan 10 1 0 .909 7 1 0 .875 28.6 14.1 1.12 -10.61
Ball State 9 2 0 .818 5 1 0 .833 34.3 15.4 2.90 -10.65
Eastern Michigan 8 3 0 .727 4 3 0 .571 21.7 17.7 -5.18 -10.09
Bowling Green State 5 7 0 .417 4 3 0 .571 22.9 24.7 -7.40 -5.15
Kent State 6 5 0 .545 5 4 0 .556 18.2 21.9 -6.22 -5.77
Western Michigan 4 7 0 .364 3 5 0 .375 23.1 21.0 -6.01 -7.01
Northern Illinois 3 8 0 .273 2 5 0 .286 12.5 22.6 -16.02 -7.38
Toledo 2 9 0 .182 2 7 0 .222 10.2 26.1 -18.31 -6.13
Ohio 1 10 0 .091 0 8 0 .000 21.9 32.8 -16.95 -6.41

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Mark Miller (BGSU) 164
2. Steve Raklovits (EMI) 123
3. Andy Vetter (OH) 116
4. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 115
5. Larry Fortner (MIAOH) 109
6. Pete Kraker (NIL) 103
7. Albert Little (WMI) 50
8. Mike Whalen (KENT) 46
9. Ron Rummel (CMI) 34
  Gary Hogeboom (CMI) 34

Pass Attempts

1. Mark Miller (BGSU) 285
2. Steve Raklovits (EMI) 228
3. Andy Vetter (OH) 202
4. Larry Fortner (MIAOH) 186
5. Pete Kraker (NIL) 183
6. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 177
7. Albert Little (WMI) 121
8. Mike Whalen (KENT) 91
9. Ron Rummel (CMI) 75
10. Jeff Hepinstall (TOL) 72
  Gary Hogeboom (CMI) 72

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 65.0
2. Larry Fortner (MIAOH) 58.6
3. Mark Miller (BGSU) 57.5
4. Andy Vetter (OH) 57.4
5. Pete Kraker (NIL) 56.3
6. Steve Raklovits (EMI) 53.9

Passing Yards

1. Mark Miller (BGSU) 2103
2. Steve Raklovits (EMI) 1784
3. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 1589
4. Andy Vetter (OH) 1548
5. Larry Fortner (MIAOH) 1473
6. Pete Kraker (NIL) 1034
7. Albert Little (WMI) 802
8. Ron Rummel (CMI) 638
9. Mike Whalen (KENT) 534
10. Gary Hogeboom (CMI) 458

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 9.0
2. Larry Fortner (MIAOH) 7.9
3. Steve Raklovits (EMI) 7.8
4. Andy Vetter (OH) 7.7
5. Mark Miller (BGSU) 7.4
6. Pete Kraker (NIL) 5.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 9.1
2. Larry Fortner (MIAOH) 8.6
3. Mark Miller (BGSU) 6.3
4. Andy Vetter (OH) 5.8
5. Steve Raklovits (EMI) 4.6
6. Pete Kraker (NIL) 4.0

Passing Touchdowns

1. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 17
2. Larry Fortner (MIAOH) 15
3. Mark Miller (BGSU) 12
4. Andy Vetter (OH) 10
5. Steve Raklovits (EMI) 8
6. Pete Kraker (NIL) 5
7. Steve Moss (OH) 4
  Gary Hogeboom (CMI) 4
  Ron Rummel (CMI) 4
10. Jeff Hepinstall (TOL) 2
  Mike Whalen (KENT) 2
  Albert Little (WMI) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Steve Raklovits (EMI) 20
2. Andy Vetter (OH) 13
3. Mark Miller (BGSU) 12
4. Pete Kraker (NIL) 9
5. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 7
6. Albert Little (WMI) 5
  Mike Shaughnessy (KENT) 5
8. Larry Fortner (MIAOH) 4
  Kevin Gandee (TOL) 4
10. Gary Hogeboom (CMI) 3
  Frank Luketich (TOL) 3

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 164.2
2. Larry Fortner (MIAOH) 147.4
3. Andy Vetter (OH) 125.3
4. Mark Miller (BGSU) 125.0
5. Steve Raklovits (EMI) 113.7
6. Pete Kraker (NIL) 102.9

Rush Attempts

1. Allen Ross (NIL) 273
2. Jerome Persell (WMI) 264
3. Bobby Windom (EMI) 246
4. Mose Rison (CMI) 238
5. Mike Gray (CMI) 220
6. George Jenkins (BALLST) 208
7. Larry Fortner (MIAOH) 170
  Mark Hunter (MIAOH) 170
9. Andy Vetter (OH) 160
  Doug Crisan (EMI) 160

Rushing Yards

1. Jerome Persell (WMI) 1339
2. Bobby Windom (EMI) 1322
3. Mose Rison (CMI) 1241
4. George Jenkins (BALLST) 1070
5. Allen Ross (NIL) 1043
6. Mike Gray (CMI) 899
7. Mark Hunter (MIAOH) 809
8. Mike Alston (TOL) 772
9. Carl Fisher (NIL) 659
  Carl Fisher (NIL) 659

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Gary Acklin (BALLST) 5.8
2. Bobby Windom (EMI) 5.4
3. Mose Rison (CMI) 5.2
4. Tom Roper (KENT) 5.2
5. George Jenkins (BALLST) 5.1
6. Jerome Persell (WMI) 5.1
7. Dave Windatt (BGSU) 5.0
8. Mike Alston (TOL) 5.0
9. Mark Hunter (MIAOH) 4.8
10. Ron Rummel (CMI) 4.7

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Jerome Persell (WMI) 14
2. Mose Rison (CMI) 11
  Andy Vetter (OH) 11
4. Bobby Windom (EMI) 9
  Dave Wilson (BALLST) 9
6. Doug Crisan (EMI) 8
  George Jenkins (BALLST) 8
  Allen Ross (NIL) 8
  Gary Acklin (BALLST) 8
10. Albert Little (WMI) 7
  Kaiser Holman (MIAOH) 7

Receptions

1. Rick Morrison (BALLST) 59
2. Dave Petzke (NIL) 57
3. Nigel Turpin (OH) 46
4. Mark Geisler (OH) 42
5. James Hall (EMI) 40
6. Jeff Groth (BGSU) 39
  Kim Featsent (KENT) 39
8. Willie Matthews (BGSU) 35
9. Tom Parm (EMI) 34
10. Mike Andress (BALLST) 33

Receiving Yards

1. Rick Morrison (BALLST) 908
2. Dave Petzke (NIL) 743
3. Jeff Groth (BGSU) 693
4. James Hall (EMI) 646
5. Nigel Turpin (OH) 624
6. Tom Parm (EMI) 554
7. Kim Featsent (KENT) 549
8. Paul Warth (MIAOH) 540
9. Mark Geisler (OH) 489
10. Wayne Schwalbach (CMI) 426

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Paul Warth (MIAOH) 20.8
2. Wayne Schwalbach (CMI) 20.3
3. Jeff Groth (BGSU) 17.8
4. Tom Parm (EMI) 16.3
5. James Hall (EMI) 16.1
6. Rick Morrison (BALLST) 15.4
7. Steve Joecken (MIAOH) 14.7
8. Kim Featsent (KENT) 14.1
9. Nigel Turpin (OH) 13.6
10. Dave Petzke (NIL) 13.0

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Rick Morrison (BALLST) 8
2. Jeff Groth (BGSU) 6
  Mike Andress (BALLST) 6
4. Paul Warth (MIAOH) 5
  Mark Geisler (OH) 5
  Dave Petzke (NIL) 5
7. Tom Saleet (BGSU) 4
8. Mark Angelo (MIAOH) 3
  Steve Joecken (MIAOH) 3
  Brian Blank (CMI) 3
  John Summers (OH) 3

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Allen Ross (NIL) 286
2. Jerome Persell (WMI) 267
3. Bobby Windom (EMI) 254
4. Mose Rison (CMI) 243
5. Mike Gray (CMI) 224
6. George Jenkins (BALLST) 208
7. Mark Hunter (MIAOH) 179
8. Doug Crisan (EMI) 173
9. Larry Fortner (MIAOH) 170
10. Kevin Babcock (OH) 166

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Bobby Windom (EMI) 1439
2. Jerome Persell (WMI) 1347
3. Mose Rison (CMI) 1300
4. Allen Ross (NIL) 1096
5. George Jenkins (BALLST) 1070
6. Rick Morrison (BALLST) 1009
7. Mike Gray (CMI) 935
8. Mark Hunter (MIAOH) 888
9. Mike Alston (TOL) 847
10. Jeff Groth (BGSU) 838

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Jerome Persell (WMI) 14
2. Andy Vetter (OH) 11
  Mose Rison (CMI) 11
4. Rick Morrison (BALLST) 10
  Bobby Windom (EMI) 10
6. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 9
7. George Jenkins (BALLST) 8
  Allen Ross (NIL) 8
  Gary Acklin (BALLST) 8
  Jeff Groth (BGSU) 8
  Doug Crisan (EMI) 8

Total Plays

1. Mark Miller (BGSU) 401
2. Andy Vetter (OH) 362
3. Larry Fortner (MIAOH) 356
4. Steve Raklovits (EMI) 333
5. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 287
6. Allen Ross (NIL) 274
7. Jerome Persell (WMI) 264
8. Albert Little (WMI) 251
9. Pete Kraker (NIL) 249
10. Bobby Windom (EMI) 246

Total Yards

1. Steve Raklovits (EMI) 2138
2. Mark Miller (BGSU) 2133
3. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 1891
4. Larry Fortner (MIAOH) 1822
5. Andy Vetter (OH) 1733
6. Jerome Persell (WMI) 1339
7. Bobby Windom (EMI) 1322
8. Mose Rison (CMI) 1241
9. George Jenkins (BALLST) 1070
10. Allen Ross (NIL) 1043

Total Touchdowns

1. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 26
2. Andy Vetter (OH) 21
3. Larry Fortner (MIAOH) 20
4. Mark Miller (BGSU) 18
5. Steve Raklovits (EMI) 14
  Jerome Persell (WMI) 14
7. Mose Rison (CMI) 11
8. Ron Rummel (CMI) 10
9. Bobby Windom (EMI) 9
  Albert Little (WMI) 9