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1981 Mid-American Conference Leaders

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Record: 51-58-2, .468 W-L% (11th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -8.60 (13th of 14) ▪ SOS: -7.57 (13th of 14)

Conference Champion: Toledo

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Sammy Shon (OH) 175
2. Doug Freed (BALLST) 137
3. J.F. Green (EMI) 131
4. Tom George (WMI) 104
5. Bob DeMarco (CMI) 85
6. John Appold (MIAOH) 80
7. Dayne Palsgrove (BGSU) 79
8. Bill Willows (KENT) 65
9. Jim Kelso* (TOL) 58
10. John Gibbons (NIL) 53
11. Rick Bridges (NIL) 49
12. Greg Taylor (BGSU) 36
13. Walter Kroan (KENT) 20
14. Maurice Hall* (TOL) 18
15. Steve Coulter (EMI) 15
16. Pat Gladfelter (KENT) 13
17. Stephen Jones (CMI) 10
  Jon Macke (MIAOH) 10
19. Scott McNitt* (TOL) 9
20. Neil Britt (BALLST) 8
Pass Attempts
1. Sammy Shon (OH) 320
2. Doug Freed (BALLST) 256
3. J.F. Green (EMI) 226
4. Tom George (WMI) 207
5. John Appold (MIAOH) 171
6. Bob DeMarco (CMI) 162
7. Dayne Palsgrove (BGSU) 153
8. Bill Willows (KENT) 146
9. Jim Kelso* (TOL) 121
10. John Gibbons (NIL) 115
11. Rick Bridges (NIL) 104
12. Greg Taylor (BGSU) 66
13. Pat Gladfelter (KENT) 51
  Walter Kroan (KENT) 51
15. Maurice Hall* (TOL) 39
16. Jon Macke (MIAOH) 36
17. Stephen Jones (CMI) 28
18. Steve Coulter (EMI) 25
19. Scott McNitt* (TOL) 22
20. Neil Britt (BALLST) 20
Pass Completion Percentage
1. J.F. Green (EMI) 58.0
2. Sammy Shon (OH) 54.7
3. Doug Freed (BALLST) 53.5
4. Bob DeMarco (CMI) 52.5
5. Tom George (WMI) 50.2
6. John Appold (MIAOH) 46.8
Passing Yards
1. Sammy Shon (OH) 2366
2. Doug Freed (BALLST) 1517
3. Tom George (WMI) 1419
4. J.F. Green (EMI) 1391
5. Bob DeMarco (CMI) 1159
6. Jim Kelso* (TOL) 975
7. John Appold (MIAOH) 929
8. Bill Willows (KENT) 913
9. Dayne Palsgrove (BGSU) 732
10. Rick Bridges (NIL) 636
11. John Gibbons (NIL) 491
12. Walter Kroan (KENT) 379
13. Maurice Hall* (TOL) 358
14. Greg Taylor (BGSU) 304
15. Pat Gladfelter (KENT) 220
16. Jon Macke (MIAOH) 205
17. Stephen Jones (CMI) 126
18. Steve Coulter (EMI) 125
19. Scott McNitt* (TOL) 115
20. Bob Ferm (BALLST) 102
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Sammy Shon (OH) 7.4
2. Bob DeMarco (CMI) 7.2
3. Tom George (WMI) 6.9
4. J.F. Green (EMI) 6.2
5. Doug Freed (BALLST) 5.9
6. John Appold (MIAOH) 5.4
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Sammy Shon (OH) 5.9
2. Tom George (WMI) 5.5
3. J.F. Green (EMI) 5.1
4. Bob DeMarco (CMI) 5.0
5. John Appold (MIAOH) 4.7
6. Doug Freed (BALLST) 3.8
Passing Touchdowns
1. Sammy Shon (OH) 14
2. Tom George (WMI) 11
3. Jim Kelso* (TOL) 6
  Doug Freed (BALLST) 6
  J.F. Green (EMI) 6
6. John Appold (MIAOH) 5
  Bob DeMarco (CMI) 5
8. Rick Bridges (NIL) 4
9. Dayne Palsgrove (BGSU) 3
  Maurice Hall* (TOL) 3
  Bill Willows (KENT) 3
12. Pat Gladfelter (KENT) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Sammy Shon (OH) 17
2. Doug Freed (BALLST) 15
  Bill Willows (KENT) 15
4. Tom George (WMI) 11
5. Bob DeMarco (CMI) 10
6. Jim Kelso* (TOL) 9
7. J.F. Green (EMI) 8
8. Dayne Palsgrove (BGSU) 7
  Rick Bridges (NIL) 7
10. Jon Macke (MIAOH) 6
11. Greg Taylor (BGSU) 5
  John Appold (MIAOH) 5
  Bob Ferm (BALLST) 5
14. John Gibbons (NIL) 4
  Walter Kroan (KENT) 4
16. Scott McNitt* (TOL) 3
17. Scott Davis (EMI) 2
  Maurice Hall* (TOL) 2
  Neil Britt (BALLST) 2
  Scott Smith (WMI) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Sammy Shon (OH) 120.6
2. Tom George (WMI) 114.7
3. J.F. Green (EMI) 111.3
4. Bob DeMarco (CMI) 110.4
5. Doug Freed (BALLST) 99.3
6. John Appold (MIAOH) 96.2
Rush Attempts
1. Bryant Jones (BGSU) 253
  Greg Jones (MIAOH) 253
3. Ricky Calhoun (EMI) 235
4. Reggie Mitchell (CMI) 199
5. Arnold Smiley* (TOL) 197
6. Larry Caper (WMI) 171
7. Jim Kelso* (TOL) 167
8. Shawn Faulkner (WMI) 155
9. Sammy Shon (OH) 153
10. Ron Pittman (KENT) 147
11. Joe Law (NIL) 143
12. Jay Peterson (MIAOH) 134
13. Terry Lymon (BALLST) 130
14. John Walker* (TOL) 121
15. Todd Yoho (OH) 113
16. Greg Taylor (BGSU) 107
17. Willie Todd (CMI) 105
18. Mel Tucker* (TOL) 104
19. J.F. Green (EMI) 95
20. Terrell Smith (BALLST) 84
Rushing Yards
1. Greg Jones (MIAOH) 1134
2. Reggie Mitchell (CMI) 1068
3. Bryant Jones (BGSU) 1051
4. Arnold Smiley* (TOL) 1013
5. Ricky Calhoun (EMI) 971
6. Shawn Faulkner (WMI) 701
7. Larry Caper (WMI) 673
8. Ron Pittman (KENT) 648
9. Terry Lymon (BALLST) 633
10. Jay Peterson (MIAOH) 611
11. Joe Law (NIL) 596
12. Jim Kelso* (TOL) 564
13. Todd Yoho (OH) 500
14. John Walker* (TOL) 498
15. Willie Todd (CMI) 484
16. Mel Tucker* (TOL) 445
17. Curtis Adams (CMI) 437
18. Terrell Smith (BALLST) 324
19. Mark Birnbaum (CMI) 316
20. Kurt Barterian (WMI) 284
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Reggie Mitchell (CMI) 5.4
2. Arnold Smiley* (TOL) 5.1
3. Terry Lymon (BALLST) 4.9
4. Willie Todd (CMI) 4.6
5. Jay Peterson (MIAOH) 4.6
6. Shawn Faulkner (WMI) 4.5
7. Greg Jones (MIAOH) 4.5
8. Todd Yoho (OH) 4.4
9. Ron Pittman (KENT) 4.4
10. Mel Tucker* (TOL) 4.3
11. Joe Law (NIL) 4.2
12. Bryant Jones (BGSU) 4.2
13. Ricky Calhoun (EMI) 4.1
14. John Walker* (TOL) 4.1
15. Larry Caper (WMI) 3.9
16. Terrell Smith (BALLST) 3.9
17. Mark Birnbaum (CMI) 3.9
18. Kurt Barterian (WMI) 3.7
19. Jim Kelso* (TOL) 3.4
20. Rick Bridges (NIL) 2.5
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Jim Kelso* (TOL) 9
  Reggie Mitchell (CMI) 9
3. Greg Jones (MIAOH) 8
  Jay Peterson (MIAOH) 8
5. Ron Pittman (KENT) 7
  Bryant Jones (BGSU) 7
7. Kurt Barterian (WMI) 6
8. Arnold Smiley* (TOL) 5
  Curtis Adams (CMI) 5
  Darryl Hicks (NIL) 5
  Sammy Shon (OH) 5
12. Todd Yoho (OH) 4
  Ricky Calhoun (EMI) 4
  Larry Caper (WMI) 4
15. Stephen Jones (CMI) 3
  Terry Lymon (BALLST) 3
  Doug Freed (BALLST) 3
  Cleveland West (NIL) 3
19. Willie Todd (CMI) 2
  Craig Morrow (WMI) 2
  Rick Bridges (NIL) 2
  Mark Grogan (OH) 2
  Mark Bornholdt (BALLST) 2
  Dan McKenna (OH) 2
  Mark Birnbaum (CMI) 2
  Shawn Faulkner (WMI) 2
  Jim Lindsey* (TOL) 2
  Dayne Palsgrove (BGSU) 2
  John Gibbons (NIL) 2
  Greg Taylor (BGSU) 2
  Joe Law (NIL) 2
Receptions
1. Bob Phillips (WMI) 53
2. Shawn Silcott (OH) 39
3. Stevie Nelson (BALLST) 37
4. Ricky Calhoun (EMI) 36
5. Jeff Dackin (EMI) 35
6. Shawn Potts (BGSU) 31
7. Mark Warlaumont (BALLST) 28
8. Todd Yoho (OH) 27
9. Mark Green (OH) 26
10. Mike Hirn (CMI) 24
11. Reggie Mitchell (CMI) 23
12. Galen David (EMI) 22
13. Don Treadwell (MIAOH) 21
14. Joe Law (NIL) 20
15. Bob Henton (OH) 19
  Dave LaCosse (BALLST) 19
  Darren Brown (KENT) 19
18. Eddie Washington (OH) 18
  Terry Lymon (BALLST) 18
20. Greg Taylor (BGSU) 17
  Reggie Hinton (WMI) 17
  Todd Feldman (KENT) 17
Receiving Yards
1. Bob Phillips (WMI) 809
2. Stevie Nelson (BALLST) 635
3. Shawn Silcott (OH) 573
4. Todd Feldman (KENT) 470
5. Jeff Dackin (EMI) 440
6. Mark Green (OH) 402
7. Shawn Potts (BGSU) 391
  Don Treadwell (MIAOH) 391
9. Rodney Achter* (TOL) 361
10. Darren Brown (KENT) 333
11. Bob Henton (OH) 325
12. Galen David (EMI) 314
13. Mike Hirn (CMI) 295
14. Eddie Washington (OH) 284
15. Rick Gregus (NIL) 258
16. Ricky Calhoun (EMI) 256
17. Capus Robinson* (TOL) 254
18. Craig Fields (CMI) 247
19. Lance Pickens (OH) 241
20. Todd Yoho (OH) 237
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Don Treadwell (MIAOH) 18.6
2. Stevie Nelson (BALLST) 17.2
3. Mark Green (OH) 15.5
4. Bob Phillips (WMI) 15.3
5. Shawn Silcott (OH) 14.7
6. Galen David (EMI) 14.3
7. Shawn Potts (BGSU) 12.6
8. Jeff Dackin (EMI) 12.6
9. Mike Hirn (CMI) 12.3
10. Reggie Mitchell (CMI) 10.2
11. Todd Yoho (OH) 8.8
12. Mark Warlaumont (BALLST) 7.4
13. Ricky Calhoun (EMI) 7.1
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Bob Phillips (WMI) 8
2. Steve Schafer* (TOL) 3
  Don Treadwell (MIAOH) 3
  Bob Henton (OH) 3
  Galen David (EMI) 3
  Mark Green (OH) 3
7. Mike Hirn (CMI) 2
  Rodney Achter* (TOL) 2
  Darren Brown (KENT) 2
  Cliff Reed (WMI) 2
  Capus Robinson* (TOL) 2
  Todd Feldman (KENT) 2
  Joe Law (NIL) 2
  Todd Yoho (OH) 2
  Chuck Floyd (KENT) 2
  Reggie Hinton (WMI) 2
  Shawn Silcott (OH) 2
  Shawn Potts (BGSU) 2
  Dave LaCosse (BALLST) 2
  Dwain Jenkins (EMI) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Ricky Calhoun (EMI) 271
2. Bryant Jones (BGSU) 266
3. Greg Jones (MIAOH) 263
4. Reggie Mitchell (CMI) 222
5. Arnold Smiley* (TOL) 210
6. Larry Caper (WMI) 173
7. Jim Kelso* (TOL) 167
8. Joe Law (NIL) 163
9. Shawn Faulkner (WMI) 162
10. Ron Pittman (KENT) 159
11. Sammy Shon (OH) 154
12. Terry Lymon (BALLST) 148
  Jay Peterson (MIAOH) 148
14. Todd Yoho (OH) 140
15. John Walker* (TOL) 129
16. Greg Taylor (BGSU) 124
17. Mel Tucker* (TOL) 113
18. Willie Todd (CMI) 111
19. Terrell Smith (BALLST) 99
20. J.F. Green (EMI) 95
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Reggie Mitchell (CMI) 1302
2. Greg Jones (MIAOH) 1248
3. Ricky Calhoun (EMI) 1227
4. Bryant Jones (BGSU) 1131
5. Arnold Smiley* (TOL) 1102
6. Bob Phillips (WMI) 809
7. Terry Lymon (BALLST) 773
8. Shawn Faulkner (WMI) 765
9. Joe Law (NIL) 752
10. Ron Pittman (KENT) 750
11. Todd Yoho (OH) 737
12. Larry Caper (WMI) 691
13. Jay Peterson (MIAOH) 679
14. Stevie Nelson (BALLST) 631
15. Willie Todd (CMI) 580
16. John Walker* (TOL) 579
17. Shawn Silcott (OH) 573
18. Jim Kelso* (TOL) 564
19. Mel Tucker* (TOL) 505
20. Todd Feldman (KENT) 470
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Reggie Mitchell (CMI) 10
2. Jim Kelso* (TOL) 9
  Greg Jones (MIAOH) 9
4. Bryant Jones (BGSU) 8
  Jay Peterson (MIAOH) 8
  Bob Phillips (WMI) 8
7. Ron Pittman (KENT) 7
8. Darryl Hicks (NIL) 6
  Todd Yoho (OH) 6
  Arnold Smiley* (TOL) 6
  Kurt Barterian (WMI) 6
12. Ricky Calhoun (EMI) 5
  Sammy Shon (OH) 5
  Curtis Adams (CMI) 5
15. Larry Caper (WMI) 4
  Doug Freed (BALLST) 4
  Joe Law (NIL) 4
18. Don Treadwell (MIAOH) 3
  Bob Henton (OH) 3
  Steve Schafer* (TOL) 3
  Terry Lymon (BALLST) 3
  Galen David (EMI) 3
  Shawn Potts (BGSU) 3
  Stephen Jones (CMI) 3
  Cliff Reed (WMI) 3
  Mark Green (OH) 3
  Rodney Achter* (TOL) 3
  Cleveland West (NIL) 3
Total Plays
1. Sammy Shon (OH) 473
2. Doug Freed (BALLST) 336
3. J.F. Green (EMI) 321
4. Jim Kelso* (TOL) 288
5. Tom George (WMI) 277
6. Greg Jones (MIAOH) 254
7. Bryant Jones (BGSU) 253
8. Ricky Calhoun (EMI) 236
9. Bob DeMarco (CMI) 220
10. John Appold (MIAOH) 219
11. Bill Willows (KENT) 215
12. Reggie Mitchell (CMI) 199
13. Arnold Smiley* (TOL) 197
14. John Gibbons (NIL) 187
  Dayne Palsgrove (BGSU) 187
16. Rick Bridges (NIL) 182
17. Greg Taylor (BGSU) 173
18. Larry Caper (WMI) 171
19. Shawn Faulkner (WMI) 155
20. Ron Pittman (KENT) 148
Total Yards
1. Sammy Shon (OH) 2643
2. Doug Freed (BALLST) 1566
3. Jim Kelso* (TOL) 1539
4. Tom George (WMI) 1485
5. J.F. Green (EMI) 1197
6. Bob DeMarco (CMI) 1176
7. Greg Jones (MIAOH) 1134
8. Reggie Mitchell (CMI) 1068
9. Bryant Jones (BGSU) 1051
10. Arnold Smiley* (TOL) 1013
11. Ricky Calhoun (EMI) 971
12. John Appold (MIAOH) 927
13. Bill Willows (KENT) 848
14. Rick Bridges (NIL) 832
15. Shawn Faulkner (WMI) 701
16. Larry Caper (WMI) 673
17. Dayne Palsgrove (BGSU) 666
18. Ron Pittman (KENT) 648
19. Terry Lymon (BALLST) 633
20. Jay Peterson (MIAOH) 627
Total Touchdowns
1. Sammy Shon (OH) 19
2. Jim Kelso* (TOL) 15
3. Tom George (WMI) 11
4. Reggie Mitchell (CMI) 9
  Doug Freed (BALLST) 9
  Jay Peterson (MIAOH) 9
7. Greg Jones (MIAOH) 8
8. Bryant Jones (BGSU) 7
  J.F. Green (EMI) 7
  Ron Pittman (KENT) 7
11. Kurt Barterian (WMI) 6
  Bob DeMarco (CMI) 6
  John Appold (MIAOH) 6
  Rick Bridges (NIL) 6
15. Darryl Hicks (NIL) 5
  Curtis Adams (CMI) 5
  Arnold Smiley* (TOL) 5
  Dayne Palsgrove (BGSU) 5
19. Larry Caper (WMI) 4
  Ricky Calhoun (EMI) 4
  Maurice Hall* (TOL) 4
  Todd Yoho (OH) 4