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1979 Mid-American Conference Year Summary

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Record*: 53-53-4, .500 W-L% (9th 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 Completions

1. Sammy Shon (OH) 133
2. Scott Davis (EMI) 131
3. Jeff Morrow (KENT) 111
4. Mike Wright (BGSU) 104
5. Chuck Hauck (MIAOH) 97
6. Gary Hogeboom (CMI) 92
7. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 87
8. Maurice Hall (TOL) 53
9. John Gibbons (NIL) 44
10. Albert Little (WMI) 32

Pass Attempts

1. Scott Davis (EMI) 254
2. Jeff Morrow (KENT) 236
3. Sammy Shon (OH) 220
4. Mike Wright (BGSU) 210
5. Chuck Hauck (MIAOH) 207
6. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 160
7. Gary Hogeboom (CMI) 150
8. John Gibbons (NIL) 124
9. Maurice Hall (TOL) 122
10. Albert Little (WMI) 67

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Sammy Shon (OH) 60.5
2. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 54.4
3. Scott Davis (EMI) 51.6
4. Mike Wright (BGSU) 49.5
5. Jeff Morrow (KENT) 47.0
6. Chuck Hauck (MIAOH) 46.9

Passing Yards

1. Scott Davis (EMI) 1744
2. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 1452
3. Gary Hogeboom (CMI) 1404
4. Sammy Shon (OH) 1336
5. Jeff Morrow (KENT) 1284
6. Chuck Hauck (MIAOH) 1258
7. Mike Wright (BGSU) 1148
8. John Gibbons (NIL) 747
9. Maurice Hall (TOL) 648
10. Mark Staples (TOL) 361

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 9.1
2. Scott Davis (EMI) 6.9
3. Chuck Hauck (MIAOH) 6.1
4. Sammy Shon (OH) 6.1
5. Mike Wright (BGSU) 5.5
6. Jeff Morrow (KENT) 5.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 7.7
2. Scott Davis (EMI) 4.6
3. Sammy Shon (OH) 4.2
4. Chuck Hauck (MIAOH) 3.7
5. Mike Wright (BGSU) 3.4
6. Jeff Morrow (KENT) 2.7

Passing Touchdowns

1. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 9
  Gary Hogeboom (CMI) 9
3. Maurice Hall (TOL) 8
  Mike Wright (BGSU) 8
5. Scott Davis (EMI) 7
6. Jeff Morrow (KENT) 6
7. John Gibbons (NIL) 5
  Chuck Hauck (MIAOH) 5
9. Sammy Shon (OH) 4
10. Kevin Kahl (WMI) 3
  Mark Staples (TOL) 3

Passing Interceptions

1. Jeff Morrow (KENT) 17
2. Scott Davis (EMI) 16
3. Chuck Hauck (MIAOH) 13
  Mike Wright (BGSU) 13
5. Sammy Shon (OH) 11
6. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 9
7. John Gibbons (NIL) 8
8. Albert Little (WMI) 7
9. Maurice Hall (TOL) 6
10. Gary Hogeboom (CMI) 5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 137.9
2. Sammy Shon (OH) 107.5
3. Scott Davis (EMI) 105.7
4. Mike Wright (BGSU) 95.6
5. Chuck Hauck (MIAOH) 93.3
6. Jeff Morrow (KENT) 86.7

Rush Attempts

1. Willie Todd (CMI) 234
2. Allen Ross (NIL) 194
3. Kevin Babcock (OH) 178
4. Larry Caper (WMI) 168
5. Mike Alston (TOL) 166
6. Kevin Folkes (BGSU) 163
7. Scott Alexander (TOL) 158
8. Maurice Hall (TOL) 157
9. Tony Carifa (OH) 156
10. Darryl Tucker (CMI) 155

Rushing Yards

1. Willie Todd (CMI) 1003
2. Darryl Tucker (CMI) 902
3. Larry Caper (WMI) 844
4. Mike Alston (TOL) 806
5. Allen Ross (NIL) 751
6. Mark Warlaumont (BALLST) 713
7. Tony Carifa (OH) 700
8. Kevin Folkes (BGSU) 696
9. Kevin Babcock (OH) 687
10. Bobby Howard (WMI) 670

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Darryl Tucker (CMI) 5.8
2. Reggie Mitchell (CMI) 5.2
3. Mark Warlaumont (BALLST) 5.1
4. Larry Caper (WMI) 5.0
5. Mike Alston (TOL) 4.9
6. Kaiser Holman (MIAOH) 4.8
7. Tony Carifa (OH) 4.5
8. Ken Currin (BALLST) 4.4
9. Bobby Howard (WMI) 4.4
10. Jim Latanski (NIL) 4.4

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Mark Bornholdt (BALLST) 19
2. Willie Todd (CMI) 12
3. Mike Wright (BGSU) 10
4. Mark Hunter (MIAOH) 9
  Gary Hogeboom (CMI) 9
6. Tony Carifa (OH) 8
  Allen Ross (NIL) 8
8. Kevin Babcock (OH) 6
  Kaiser Holman (MIAOH) 6
10. Sammy Shon (OH) 5
  Todd Yoho (OH) 5
  Maurice Hall (TOL) 5
  Mike Alston (TOL) 5

Receptions

1. Tony Carifa (OH) 45
2. Tom Parm (EMI) 41
3. Dan Shetler (BGSU) 37
4. Mike Pinckney (NIL) 34
5. Steve Knudson (EMI) 32
6. Tim Clary (BALLST) 30
7. Mark Geisler (OH) 29
  Butch Hunyadi (TOL) 29
9. Mike Moore (KENT) 27
  Mike Hirn (CMI) 27

Receiving Yards

1. Tom Parm (EMI) 701
2. Mike Pinckney (NIL) 601
3. Dan Shetler (BGSU) 502
4. Butch Hunyadi (TOL) 500
5. Stevie Nelson (BALLST) 487
6. Tim Clary (BALLST) 468
7. Mike Ball (CMI) 457
8. Mike Hirn (CMI) 409
9. Don Treadwell (MIAOH) 395
10. Steve Knudson (EMI) 394

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Mike Ball (CMI) 21.8
2. Mike Pinckney (NIL) 17.7
3. Butch Hunyadi (TOL) 17.2
4. Tom Parm (EMI) 17.1
5. Ray Hinton (BALLST) 16.9
6. Keith Dummitt (MIAOH) 16.0
7. Tim Clary (BALLST) 15.6
8. Mike Hirn (CMI) 15.1
9. Dan Shetler (BGSU) 13.6
10. Willie Matthews (BGSU) 13.2

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Tim Clary (BALLST) 5
2. Lon Kocsis (TOL) 4
  Butch Hunyadi (TOL) 4
  Mike Hirn (CMI) 4
5. Dan Shetler (BGSU) 3
  Stevie Nelson (BALLST) 3
  Marty Terry (CMI) 3
  Sidney Fuller (TOL) 3
  Mike Pinckney (NIL) 3
  Tom Parm (EMI) 3
  Don Treadwell (MIAOH) 3
  Craig Frazier (WMI) 3
  Jeff Dackin (EMI) 3

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Willie Todd (CMI) 238
2. Tony Carifa (OH) 201
3. Allen Ross (NIL) 194
4. Kevin Babcock (OH) 184
5. Mike Alston (TOL) 179
6. Kevin Folkes (BGSU) 174
7. Larry Caper (WMI) 172
8. Scott Alexander (TOL) 165
9. Darryl Tucker (CMI) 162
10. Bobby Howard (WMI) 161

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Tony Carifa (OH) 1080
2. Willie Todd (CMI) 1035
3. Darryl Tucker (CMI) 953
4. Mike Alston (TOL) 869
5. Larry Caper (WMI) 846
6. Kevin Folkes (BGSU) 780
7. Mark Warlaumont (BALLST) 752
8. Allen Ross (NIL) 751
9. Bobby Howard (WMI) 736
10. Dave Bouldin (KENT) 707

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Mark Bornholdt (BALLST) 19
2. Willie Todd (CMI) 12
3. Mike Wright (BGSU) 10
4. Mark Hunter (MIAOH) 9
  Gary Hogeboom (CMI) 9
  Tony Carifa (OH) 9
7. Allen Ross (NIL) 8
8. Kevin Babcock (OH) 6
  Kaiser Holman (MIAOH) 6
10. Sammy Shon (OH) 5
  Todd Yoho (OH) 5
  Maurice Hall (TOL) 5
  Tim Clary (BALLST) 5
  Mike Alston (TOL) 5

Total Plays

1. Mike Wright (BGSU) 364
2. Sammy Shon (OH) 355
3. Scott Davis (EMI) 313
4. Gary Hogeboom (CMI) 296
5. Chuck Hauck (MIAOH) 281
6. Maurice Hall (TOL) 279
7. Jeff Morrow (KENT) 276
8. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 249
9. Willie Todd (CMI) 234
10. John Gibbons (NIL) 194
  Allen Ross (NIL) 194

Total Yards

1. Scott Davis (EMI) 1864
2. Gary Hogeboom (CMI) 1821
3. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 1633
4. Mike Wright (BGSU) 1593
5. Sammy Shon (OH) 1590
6. Chuck Hauck (MIAOH) 1511
7. Maurice Hall (TOL) 1197
8. Jeff Morrow (KENT) 1121
9. Willie Todd (CMI) 1003
10. Darryl Tucker (CMI) 902

Total Touchdowns

1. Mark Bornholdt (BALLST) 19
2. Mike Wright (BGSU) 18
  Gary Hogeboom (CMI) 18
4. Maurice Hall (TOL) 13
5. Willie Todd (CMI) 12
6. Dave Wilson (BALLST) 10
7. Mark Hunter (MIAOH) 9
  Sammy Shon (OH) 9
9. Tony Carifa (OH) 8
  Allen Ross (NIL) 8
  Chuck Hauck (MIAOH) 8