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1985 Mid-American Conference Year Summary

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Record: 51-57-2, .473 W-L% (9th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -11.51 (11th of 11) ▪ SOS: -9.67 (11th of 11)

Conference Champion: Bowling Green State

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
Bowling Green State 11 1 0 .917 9 0 0 1.000 29.6 18.6 2.05 -9.95
Miami (OH) 8 2 1 .773 7 1 1 .833 24.2 19.2 -3.77 -9.68
Central Michigan 7 3 0 .700 6 3 0 .667 19.4 14.3 -7.03 -11.73
Western Michigan 4 6 1 .409 4 4 1 .500 16.5 19.3 -9.40 -8.13
Northern Illinois 4 7 0 .364 4 4 0 .500 15.8 23.5 -13.88 -6.97
Ball State 4 7 0 .364 3 6 0 .333 18.5 25.7 -15.83 -9.64
Eastern Michigan 4 7 0 .364 3 6 0 .333 17.1 22.9 -16.71 -10.98
Toledo 4 7 0 .364 3 6 0 .333 12.3 17.0 -14.33 -9.88
Kent State 3 8 0 .273 2 6 0 .250 19.3 25.2 -15.22 -9.76
Ohio 2 9 0 .182 2 7 0 .222 16.5 27.7 -20.98 -9.98

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/3 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 Final
Bowling Green State                             20 20  

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1985-12-14 California Bowl Fresno State 51 Bowling Green State 7 California Bowl (Fresno, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Brian McClure (BGSU) 226
2. Dennis Swearingen (OH) 195
3. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 140
4. Chris Conklin (WMI) 133
5. A.J. Sager (TOL) 130
6. Terry Morris (MIAOH) 121
7. Steve Poth (KENT) 98
8. Marshall Taylor (NIL) 94
  Ron Fillmore (CMI) 94
10. Ron Adams (EMI) 91
Pass Attempts
1. Dennis Swearingen (OH) 383
2. Brian McClure (BGSU) 371
3. A.J. Sager (TOL) 253
4. Chris Conklin (WMI) 244
5. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 242
6. Terry Morris (MIAOH) 202
7. Marshall Taylor (NIL) 186
8. Ron Fillmore (CMI) 185
9. Steve Poth (KENT) 184
10. Ron Adams (EMI) 167
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Brian McClure (BGSU) 60.9
2. Terry Morris (MIAOH) 59.9
3. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 57.9
4. Chris Conklin (WMI) 54.5
5. Ron Adams (EMI) 54.5
6. Steve Poth (KENT) 53.3
7. A.J. Sager (TOL) 51.4
8. Dennis Swearingen (OH) 50.9
9. Ron Fillmore (CMI) 50.8
10. Marshall Taylor (NIL) 50.5
Passing Yards
1. Brian McClure (BGSU) 2674
2. Dennis Swearingen (OH) 2056
3. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 1614
4. Chris Conklin (WMI) 1574
5. Terry Morris (MIAOH) 1471
6. A.J. Sager (TOL) 1335
7. Steve Poth (KENT) 1221
8. Ron Fillmore (CMI) 1191
9. Marshall Taylor (NIL) 1162
10. Ron Adams (EMI) 977
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Terry Morris (MIAOH) 7.3
2. Brian McClure (BGSU) 7.2
3. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 6.7
4. Steve Poth (KENT) 6.6
5. Chris Conklin (WMI) 6.5
6. Ron Fillmore (CMI) 6.4
7. Marshall Taylor (NIL) 6.2
8. Ron Adams (EMI) 5.9
9. Dennis Swearingen (OH) 5.4
10. A.J. Sager (TOL) 5.3
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Brian McClure (BGSU) 6.2
2. Chris Conklin (WMI) 5.4
3. Terry Morris (MIAOH) 5.4
4. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 5.3
5. Steve Poth (KENT) 5.0
6. Marshall Taylor (NIL) 4.3
7. Ron Fillmore (CMI) 3.8
8. Ron Adams (EMI) 3.5
9. A.J. Sager (TOL) 3.5
10. Dennis Swearingen (OH) 3.0
Passing Touchdowns
1. Brian McClure (BGSU) 18
2. Dennis Swearingen (OH) 13
3. Chris Conklin (WMI) 10
4. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 8
5. Ron Fillmore (CMI) 7
6. Terry Morris (MIAOH) 6
7. Steve Poth (KENT) 5
  Ron Adams (EMI) 5
9. Robert Gordon (EMI) 4
  A.J. Sager (TOL) 4
  Marshall Taylor (NIL) 4
  Tim Phillips (KENT) 4
  Marcelle Carruthers (CMI) 4
Passing Interceptions
1. Dennis Swearingen (OH) 26
2. Brian McClure (BGSU) 16
3. Ron Fillmore (CMI) 14
4. A.J. Sager (TOL) 12
5. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 11
  Terry Morris (MIAOH) 11
  Ron Adams (EMI) 11
8. Marshall Taylor (NIL) 10
  Chris Conklin (WMI) 10
10. Steve Poth (KENT) 9
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Brian McClure (BGSU) 128.8
2. Terry Morris (MIAOH) 120.0
3. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 115.7
4. Chris Conklin (WMI) 114.0
5. Steve Poth (KENT) 108.2
6. Ron Fillmore (CMI) 102.2
7. Ron Adams (EMI) 100.3
8. Marshall Taylor (NIL) 99.4
9. Dennis Swearingen (OH) 93.6
10. A.J. Sager (TOL) 91.4
Rush Attempts
1. George Swarn (MIAOH) 309
2. Kelvin Farmer (TOL) 229
3. Bernard White (BGSU) 221
4. Jesse Owens (OH) 209
5. Carlton Campbell (BALLST) 204
6. Otis Cheathem (WMI) 189
7. Marshall Taylor (NIL) 184
8. Lewis Howard (WMI) 177
9. Tony Brown (CMI) 174
10. Gary Patton (EMI) 142
Rushing Yards
1. George Swarn (MIAOH) 1511
2. Bernard White (BGSU) 949
3. Lewis Howard (WMI) 819
4. Kelvin Farmer (TOL) 748
5. Carlton Campbell (BALLST) 747
6. Jesse Owens (OH) 709
7. Otis Cheathem (WMI) 683
8. Tony Brown (CMI) 655
9. Gary Patton (EMI) 631
10. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 594
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Phil Hendrix (CMI) 5.0
2. George Swarn (MIAOH) 4.9
3. Darryl Richardson (NIL) 4.8
4. Lewis Howard (WMI) 4.6
5. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 4.5
6. Gary Patton (EMI) 4.4
7. Bernard White (BGSU) 4.3
8. Jerome Stephens (TOL) 3.9
9. Tony Brown (CMI) 3.8
10. Robert Golden (KENT) 3.7
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Bernard White (BGSU) 18
2. George Swarn (MIAOH) 12
3. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 8
4. Lewis Howard (WMI) 6
  Marshall Taylor (NIL) 6
  Tony Brown (CMI) 6
  Kelvin Farmer (TOL) 6
  Tom Graham (MIAOH) 6
9. Gary Patton (EMI) 5
  Jimmie Johnson (EMI) 5
Receptions
1. Stan Hunter (BGSU) 55
2. Jim Kilbane (KENT) 53
3. Paul Sorce (WMI) 47
4. Tom Compernolle (OH) 46
5. Deon Chester (BALLST) 45
6. Ron Duncan (BALLST) 44
  George Swarn (MIAOH) 44
8. Greg Meehan (BGSU) 38
9. Gerry Bayless (BGSU) 37
10. Bernard White (BGSU) 33
Receiving Yards
1. Jim Kilbane (KENT) 806
2. Stan Hunter (BGSU) 761
3. Greg Meehan (BGSU) 646
4. Deon Chester (BALLST) 617
5. Paul Sorce (WMI) 567
6. Tom Compernolle (OH) 524
7. Ron Duncan (BALLST) 518
8. John DeBoer (CMI) 494
9. Frank Murphy (MIAOH) 430
10. Gerry Bayless (BGSU) 425
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. John DeBoer (CMI) 19.0
2. Greg Meehan (BGSU) 17.0
3. Curt Pardridge (NIL) 15.7
4. Marcus Mathews (EMI) 15.3
5. Jim Kilbane (KENT) 15.2
6. Glen Hirschfeld (MIAOH) 15.0
7. Frank Murphy (MIAOH) 14.8
8. Stan Hunter (BGSU) 13.8
9. Deon Chester (BALLST) 13.7
10. Ricky George (BALLST) 13.6
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Stan Hunter (BGSU) 7
2. Tom Compernolle (OH) 6
3. Kelly Spielmaker (WMI) 5
4. Greg Meehan (BGSU) 4
  John DeBoer (CMI) 4
  George Swarn (MIAOH) 4
  Burt Austin (BALLST) 4
  Ron Duncan (BALLST) 4
  Roland Stevens (CMI) 4
  Jim Kilbane (KENT) 4
Plays From Scrimmage
1. George Swarn (MIAOH) 353
2. Bernard White (BGSU) 254
3. Kelvin Farmer (TOL) 252
4. Jesse Owens (OH) 224
5. Carlton Campbell (BALLST) 219
6. Otis Cheathem (WMI) 197
7. Marshall Taylor (NIL) 184
  Tony Brown (CMI) 184
9. Lewis Howard (WMI) 182
10. Gary Patton (EMI) 169
Yards From Scrimmage
1. George Swarn (MIAOH) 1935
2. Bernard White (BGSU) 1177
3. Kelvin Farmer (TOL) 966
4. Gary Patton (EMI) 881
5. Lewis Howard (WMI) 866
6. Jim Kilbane (KENT) 818
  Jesse Owens (OH) 818
8. Carlton Campbell (BALLST) 801
9. Otis Cheathem (WMI) 790
10. Tony Brown (CMI) 788
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Bernard White (BGSU) 19
2. George Swarn (MIAOH) 16
3. Tony Brown (CMI) 8
  Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 8
5. Stan Hunter (BGSU) 7
  Burt Austin (BALLST) 7
7. Lewis Howard (WMI) 6
  Tom Compernolle (OH) 6
  Marshall Taylor (NIL) 6
  Gary Patton (EMI) 6
  Kelvin Farmer (TOL) 6
  Tom Graham (MIAOH) 6
Total Plays
1. Dennis Swearingen (OH) 487
2. Brian McClure (BGSU) 413
3. Marshall Taylor (NIL) 370
4. George Swarn (MIAOH) 312
5. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 299
6. A.J. Sager (TOL) 287
7. Chris Conklin (WMI) 284
8. Ron Fillmore (CMI) 260
9. Steve Poth (KENT) 240
10. Terry Morris (MIAOH) 233
Total Yards
1. Brian McClure (BGSU) 2585
2. Dennis Swearingen (OH) 1942
3. Marshall Taylor (NIL) 1600
4. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 1565
5. Chris Conklin (WMI) 1548
6. George Swarn (MIAOH) 1511
7. Terry Morris (MIAOH) 1351
8. Ron Fillmore (CMI) 1301
9. A.J. Sager (TOL) 1213
10. Steve Poth (KENT) 1161
Total Touchdowns
1. Bernard White (BGSU) 18
  Brian McClure (BGSU) 18
3. Dennis Swearingen (OH) 15
4. George Swarn (MIAOH) 12
5. Chris Conklin (WMI) 10
  Marshall Taylor (NIL) 10
7. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 9
8. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 8
9. Ron Fillmore (CMI) 7
  Steve Poth (KENT) 7