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1987 Mid-American Conference Leaders

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Record: 45-53-2, .460 W-L% (10th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -10.95 (10th of 10) ▪ SOS: -9.15 (10th of 10)

Conference Champion: Eastern Michigan

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Mike Bates (MIAOH) 218
2. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 189
3. Tim Phillips (KENT) 141
4. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 130
5. Dave Kruse (WMI) 125
6. Marcelle Carruthers (CMI) 108
7. Ron Adams* (EMI) 107
8. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 88
9. Anthony Thornton (OH) 75
10. Bill Bergan (TOL) 72
11. Mark Melfi (TOL) 52
12. David Riley (BALLST) 38
13. Eric Smith (BGSU) 25
14. Steve Keene (TOL) 22
15. Mark Kuzma (MIAOH) 20
16. Mike Scott (OH) 13
17. Randy Levels (CMI) 12
18. Bruce Porter (OH) 7
19. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 2
  Tom Sullivan* (EMI) 2
Pass Attempts
1. Mike Bates (MIAOH) 359
2. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 330
3. Dave Kruse (WMI) 278
4. Tim Phillips (KENT) 248
5. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 237
6. Ron Adams* (EMI) 202
7. Marcelle Carruthers (CMI) 191
8. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 185
9. Anthony Thornton (OH) 180
10. Bill Bergan (TOL) 130
11. Mark Melfi (TOL) 112
12. David Riley (BALLST) 62
13. Eric Smith (BGSU) 53
14. Steve Keene (TOL) 50
15. Mark Kuzma (MIAOH) 40
16. Mike Scott (OH) 34
17. Randy Levels (CMI) 31
18. Bruce Porter (OH) 17
19. Patrick Young (KENT) 6
20. Tom Sullivan* (EMI) 4
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Mike Bates (MIAOH) 60.7
2. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 57.3
3. Tim Phillips (KENT) 56.9
4. Marcelle Carruthers (CMI) 56.5
5. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 54.9
6. Ron Adams* (EMI) 53.0
7. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 47.6
8. Dave Kruse (WMI) 45.0
9. Anthony Thornton (OH) 41.7
Passing Yards
1. Mike Bates (MIAOH) 2218
2. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 2211
3. Tim Phillips (KENT) 1625
4. Dave Kruse (WMI) 1592
5. Ron Adams* (EMI) 1527
6. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 1477
7. Marcelle Carruthers (CMI) 1323
8. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 1307
9. Anthony Thornton (OH) 949
10. Bill Bergan (TOL) 908
11. Mark Melfi (TOL) 714
12. David Riley (BALLST) 491
13. Randy Levels (CMI) 210
14. Steve Keene (TOL) 205
15. Eric Smith (BGSU) 204
16. Mike Scott (OH) 139
17. Mark Kuzma (MIAOH) 104
18. Bruce Porter (OH) 91
19. Rick Isaiah (TOL) 39
20. Tom Sullivan* (EMI) 35
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Ron Adams* (EMI) 7.6
2. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 7.1
3. Marcelle Carruthers (CMI) 6.9
4. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 6.7
5. Tim Phillips (KENT) 6.6
6. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 6.2
7. Mike Bates (MIAOH) 6.2
8. Dave Kruse (WMI) 5.7
9. Anthony Thornton (OH) 5.3
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Ron Adams* (EMI) 6.1
2. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 6.1
3. Marcelle Carruthers (CMI) 5.5
4. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 5.3
5. Tim Phillips (KENT) 5.2
6. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 4.9
7. Anthony Thornton (OH) 4.6
8. Mike Bates (MIAOH) 3.9
9. Dave Kruse (WMI) 3.1
Passing Touchdowns
1. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 13
2. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 9
3. Mike Bates (MIAOH) 7
  Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 7
5. Ron Adams* (EMI) 6
6. Dave Kruse (WMI) 4
  Marcelle Carruthers (CMI) 4
  Tim Phillips (KENT) 4
9. Mark Melfi (TOL) 3
10. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 2
  Eric Smith (BGSU) 2
  David Riley (BALLST) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Mike Bates (MIAOH) 21
2. Dave Kruse (WMI) 18
3. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 16
4. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 10
5. Ron Adams* (EMI) 9
  Tim Phillips (KENT) 9
7. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 8
  Marcelle Carruthers (CMI) 8
9. Mark Melfi (TOL) 7
10. Eric Smith (BGSU) 4
  Bill Bergan (TOL) 4
12. Anthony Thornton (OH) 3
  Randy Levels (CMI) 3
  Steve Keene (TOL) 3
15. Mark Kuzma (MIAOH) 2
  David Riley (BALLST) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Ron Adams* (EMI) 117.4
2. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 116.9
3. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 114.3
4. Marcelle Carruthers (CMI) 113.3
5. Tim Phillips (KENT) 110.0
6. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 108.5
7. Mike Bates (MIAOH) 107.4
8. Dave Kruse (WMI) 84.9
9. Anthony Thornton (OH) 84.5
Rush Attempts
1. Gary Patton* (EMI) 247
2. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 244
3. John Caldwell (OH) 238
4. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 215
5. John Hood (CMI) 208
6. David Rohrs (TOL) 178
7. Anthony Thornton (OH) 160
8. Rodney Stevenson (CMI) 137
9. Bob Foster* (EMI) 124
10. Shawn Daniels (BGSU) 121
11. Jon Gist (MIAOH) 117
12. Robert Davis (WMI) 115
13. Adam Wilson (BALLST) 105
14. Leroy Edmonds (KENT) 104
15. Ron Adams* (EMI) 100
16. Marcelle Carruthers (CMI) 95
17. Neil Trotter (TOL) 79
18. Mondo Costello (MIAOH) 74
19. Alan Smiley (TOL) 73
20. Chris Thomas (MIAOH) 72
Rushing Yards
1. Gary Patton* (EMI) 1242
2. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 1221
3. John Hood (CMI) 1121
4. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 1064
5. John Caldwell (OH) 950
6. David Rohrs (TOL) 681
7. Bob Foster* (EMI) 525
8. Anthony Thornton (OH) 524
9. Rodney Stevenson (CMI) 522
10. Robert Davis (WMI) 477
11. Leroy Edmonds (KENT) 448
12. Jon Gist (MIAOH) 429
13. Ron Adams* (EMI) 425
14. Shawn Daniels (BGSU) 423
15. Adam Wilson (BALLST) 419
16. Mondo Costello (MIAOH) 364
17. Alan Smiley (TOL) 349
18. Neil Trotter (TOL) 331
19. Mark Stevens (BALLST) 330
20. Mike McGee (BGSU) 302
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. John Hood (CMI) 5.4
2. Gary Patton* (EMI) 5.0
3. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 5.0
4. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 4.9
5. Mondo Costello (MIAOH) 4.9
6. Alan Smiley (TOL) 4.8
7. Mark Stevens (BALLST) 4.6
8. Leroy Edmonds (KENT) 4.3
9. Ron Adams* (EMI) 4.2
10. Bob Foster* (EMI) 4.2
11. Neil Trotter (TOL) 4.2
12. Robert Davis (WMI) 4.1
13. John Caldwell (OH) 4.0
14. Adam Wilson (BALLST) 4.0
15. David Rohrs (TOL) 3.8
16. Rodney Stevenson (CMI) 3.8
17. Jon Gist (MIAOH) 3.7
18. Shawn Daniels (BGSU) 3.5
19. Anthony Thornton (OH) 3.3
20. Chris Thomas (MIAOH) 2.4
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Gary Patton* (EMI) 13
  Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 13
3. Bob Foster* (EMI) 11
4. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 10
  John Hood (CMI) 10
6. David Rohrs (TOL) 6
  Ron Adams* (EMI) 6
8. Chris Thomas (MIAOH) 5
9. Anthony Thornton (OH) 4
  Leroy Edmonds (KENT) 4
  Robert Davis (WMI) 4
  Tim Phillips (KENT) 4
13. Mike McGee (BGSU) 3
  Robert Golden (KENT) 3
  Randy Levels (CMI) 3
  Donnie Riley (CMI) 3
  Shawn Daniels (BGSU) 3
  Jimmie Johnson* (EMI) 3
  Mark Melfi (TOL) 3
  Mark Stevens (BALLST) 3
  Jesse Owens (OH) 3
Receptions
1. Jamie Hence (WMI) 50
  Deon Chester (BALLST) 50
3. Reggie Thornton (BGSU) 47
4. Mike Otten (BGSU) 44
5. Eric Reed (CMI) 43
6. Eric Dye (KENT) 40
  Chris Thomas (MIAOH) 40
8. Andy Schillinger (MIAOH) 39
9. Kyle Hockman (BGSU) 37
10. Bruce Boyko (WMI) 36
  John Stofa (MIAOH) 36
12. David Belle (WMI) 33
13. Jon Gist (MIAOH) 31
14. Bob Stebbins (CMI) 30
15. John Perry (TOL) 29
  Eric Hutchinson (TOL) 29
17. Ronald Heard (BGSU) 28
18. Glen Huffman (MIAOH) 26
  Mark Ziegler* (EMI) 26
  Robert Oliver (WMI) 26
Receiving Yards
1. Jamie Hence (WMI) 858
2. Deon Chester (BALLST) 838
3. Reggie Thornton (BGSU) 698
4. Eric Reed (CMI) 652
5. Eric Dye (KENT) 606
6. Ronald Heard (BGSU) 594
7. Andy Schillinger (MIAOH) 574
8. Bruce Boyko (WMI) 530
9. John Stofa (MIAOH) 504
10. Mark Ziegler* (EMI) 486
11. Eric Hutchinson (TOL) 431
12. David Belle (WMI) 424
13. Bob Stebbins (CMI) 399
14. Kyle Hockman (BGSU) 381
15. Craig Ostrander* (EMI) 380
16. Robert Oliver (WMI) 346
  Mike Otten (BGSU) 346
18. Cyle Feldman (OH) 302
19. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 269
20. Allan Boyko (WMI) 259
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Ronald Heard (BGSU) 21.2
2. Mark Ziegler* (EMI) 18.7
3. Jamie Hence (WMI) 17.2
4. Deon Chester (BALLST) 16.8
5. Eric Reed (CMI) 15.2
6. Eric Dye (KENT) 15.2
7. Eric Hutchinson (TOL) 14.9
8. Reggie Thornton (BGSU) 14.9
9. Bruce Boyko (WMI) 14.7
10. Andy Schillinger (MIAOH) 14.7
11. Cyle Feldman (OH) 14.4
12. John Stofa (MIAOH) 14.0
13. Robert Oliver (WMI) 13.3
14. Bob Stebbins (CMI) 13.3
15. David Belle (WMI) 12.8
16. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 11.7
17. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 10.5
18. Kyle Hockman (BGSU) 10.3
19. Glen Huffman (MIAOH) 9.5
20. Mike Otten (BGSU) 7.9
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Jamie Hence (WMI) 6
2. Ronald Heard (BGSU) 5
3. Reggie Thornton (BGSU) 4
4. Andy Schillinger (MIAOH) 3
  Eric Reed (CMI) 3
  Mark Ziegler* (EMI) 3
  Bruce Boyko (WMI) 3
  Deon Chester (BALLST) 3
9. John Stofa (MIAOH) 2
  Ron Duncan (BALLST) 2
  Adam Wilson (BALLST) 2
  Pat Jackson (BGSU) 2
  Craig Ostrander* (EMI) 2
  Robert Oliver (WMI) 2
  Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 267
2. Gary Patton* (EMI) 265
3. John Caldwell (OH) 244
4. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 238
5. John Hood (CMI) 218
6. David Rohrs (TOL) 188
7. Anthony Thornton (OH) 160
8. Jon Gist (MIAOH) 148
9. Rodney Stevenson (CMI) 144
10. Shawn Daniels (BGSU) 140
11. Robert Davis (WMI) 128
  Adam Wilson (BALLST) 128
13. Bob Foster* (EMI) 127
14. Chris Thomas (MIAOH) 112
15. Leroy Edmonds (KENT) 108
  Mike Otten (BGSU) 108
17. Ron Adams* (EMI) 100
18. Marcelle Carruthers (CMI) 95
19. John Perry (TOL) 84
20. Neil Trotter (TOL) 81
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 1490
2. Gary Patton* (EMI) 1427
3. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 1305
4. John Hood (CMI) 1212
5. John Caldwell (OH) 983
6. Jamie Hence (WMI) 858
7. Deon Chester (BALLST) 847
8. David Rohrs (TOL) 813
9. Reggie Thornton (BGSU) 725
10. Eric Reed (CMI) 652
11. Eric Dye (KENT) 606
12. Jon Gist (MIAOH) 595
13. Ronald Heard (BGSU) 594
14. Robert Davis (WMI) 593
15. Mike Otten (BGSU) 587
16. Andy Schillinger (MIAOH) 579
17. Rodney Stevenson (CMI) 569
  Adam Wilson (BALLST) 569
19. Shawn Daniels (BGSU) 543
20. Bob Foster* (EMI) 539
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 15
2. Gary Patton* (EMI) 13
3. Bob Foster* (EMI) 11
4. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 10
  John Hood (CMI) 10
6. David Rohrs (TOL) 7
7. Ron Adams* (EMI) 6
  Jamie Hence (WMI) 6
9. Robert Davis (WMI) 5
  Chris Thomas (MIAOH) 5
  Tim Phillips (KENT) 5
  Ronald Heard (BGSU) 5
13. Leroy Edmonds (KENT) 4
  Anthony Thornton (OH) 4
  Adam Wilson (BALLST) 4
  Mike McGee (BGSU) 4
  Reggie Thornton (BGSU) 4
18. Deon Chester (BALLST) 3
  Robert Golden (KENT) 3
  Bruce Boyko (WMI) 3
  Donnie Riley (CMI) 3
  Randy Levels (CMI) 3
  Shawn Daniels (BGSU) 3
  Mark Ziegler* (EMI) 3
  Eric Reed (CMI) 3
  Jimmie Johnson* (EMI) 3
  Mark Melfi (TOL) 3
  Andy Schillinger (MIAOH) 3
  Mark Stevens (BALLST) 3
  Jesse Owens (OH) 3
Total Plays
1. Mike Bates (MIAOH) 400
2. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 380
3. Anthony Thornton (OH) 340
4. Dave Kruse (WMI) 316
5. Tim Phillips (KENT) 310
6. Ron Adams* (EMI) 302
7. Marcelle Carruthers (CMI) 286
8. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 279
9. Gary Patton* (EMI) 248
10. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 247
11. John Caldwell (OH) 238
12. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 236
13. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 215
14. John Hood (CMI) 208
15. David Rohrs (TOL) 178
16. Bill Bergan (TOL) 150
17. Mark Melfi (TOL) 149
18. Rodney Stevenson (CMI) 137
19. Bob Foster* (EMI) 124
20. Shawn Daniels (BGSU) 121
Total Yards
1. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 2153
2. Mike Bates (MIAOH) 2061
3. Ron Adams* (EMI) 1952
4. Tim Phillips (KENT) 1675
5. Marcelle Carruthers (CMI) 1529
6. Dave Kruse (WMI) 1506
7. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 1486
8. Anthony Thornton (OH) 1473
9. Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 1445
10. Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 1255
11. Gary Patton* (EMI) 1254
12. John Hood (CMI) 1121
13. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 1064
14. John Caldwell (OH) 950
15. Bill Bergan (TOL) 795
16. Mark Melfi (TOL) 702
17. David Rohrs (TOL) 681
18. Bob Foster* (EMI) 525
19. Rodney Stevenson (CMI) 522
20. David Riley (BALLST) 498
Total Touchdowns
1. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 14
2. Gary Patton* (EMI) 13
  Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 13
4. Ron Adams* (EMI) 12
  Eric Wilkerson (KENT) 12
6. Bob Foster* (EMI) 11
7. John Hood (CMI) 10
  Tony Kimbrough (WMI) 10
9. Wade Kosakowski (BALLST) 9
10. Tim Phillips (KENT) 8
  Mike Bates (MIAOH) 8
12. Mark Melfi (TOL) 6
  Marcelle Carruthers (CMI) 6
  David Rohrs (TOL) 6
15. Dave Kruse (WMI) 5
  Anthony Thornton (OH) 5
  Chris Thomas (MIAOH) 5
18. Robert Davis (WMI) 4
  Leroy Edmonds (KENT) 4
20. Mike McGee (BGSU) 3
  Robert Golden (KENT) 3
  David Riley (BALLST) 3
  Randy Levels (CMI) 3
  Donnie Riley (CMI) 3
  Shawn Daniels (BGSU) 3
  Jimmie Johnson* (EMI) 3
  Mark Stevens (BALLST) 3
  Jesse Owens (OH) 3