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1979 Mid-American Conference Year Summary

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Record*: 53-53-4, .500 W-L% (2nd of 14) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 54-52-4 by NCAA.

SRS: -4.72 (10th of 14) ▪ SOS: -5.26 (9th of 14)

Conference Champion: Central Michigan

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
Central Michigan 10 0 1 .955 8 0 1 .944 26.5 12.1 8.70 -6.66
Toledo 7 3 1 .682 7 1 1 .833 19.4 17.3 -0.99 -5.08 W-L-T adjusted to 8-2-1 by NCAA.
Western Michigan 6 5 0 .545 5 4 0 .556 16.9 11.5 -0.84 -4.47
Ball State 6 5 0 .545 4 4 0 .500 24.7 17.4 -2.74 -7.29
Ohio 6 5 0 .545 4 4 0 .500 21.6 15.8 -1.45 -5.54
Northern Illinois 5 5 1 .500 3 3 1 .500 16.1 18.7 -6.34 -5.89
Miami (OH) 6 5 0 .545 3 4 0 .429 20.3 12.9 1.98 -3.56
Bowling Green State 4 7 0 .364 3 5 0 .375 17.6 24.1 -7.96 -2.05
Eastern Michigan 2 8 1 .227 1 6 1 .188 10.3 21.5 -17.18 -7.00
Kent State 1 10 0 .091 1 8 0 .111 11.5 27.1 -20.34 -5.07

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Sammy Shon (Ohio) 60.5
2. Dave Wilson (Ball State) 54.4
3. Scott Davis (Eastern Michigan) 51.6
4. Mike Wright (Bowling Green State) 49.5
5. Jeff Morrow (Kent State) 47.0
6. Chuck Hauck (Miami (OH)) 46.9

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Dave Wilson (Ball State) 9.1
2. Scott Davis (Eastern Michigan) 6.9
3. Chuck Hauck (Miami (OH)) 6.1
4. Sammy Shon (Ohio) 6.1
5. Mike Wright (Bowling Green State) 5.5
6. Jeff Morrow (Kent State) 5.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Dave Wilson (Ball State) 7.7
2. Scott Davis (Eastern Michigan) 4.6
3. Sammy Shon (Ohio) 4.2
4. Chuck Hauck (Miami (OH)) 3.7
5. Mike Wright (Bowling Green State) 3.4
6. Jeff Morrow (Kent State) 2.7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Dave Wilson (Ball State) 137.9
2. Sammy Shon (Ohio) 107.5
3. Scott Davis (Eastern Michigan) 105.7
4. Mike Wright (Bowling Green State) 95.6
5. Chuck Hauck (Miami (OH)) 93.3
6. Jeff Morrow (Kent State) 86.7

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Norman Warren (Kent State) 2