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1989 Mid-American Conference Year Summary

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Record: 38-56-6, .410 W-L% (10th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -17.65 (10th of 10) ▪ SOS: -13.90 (10th of 10)

Conference Champion: Ball 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
Ball State 7 3 2 .667 6 1 1 .813 22.8 19.9 -9.79 -13.38
Eastern Michigan 7 3 1 .682 6 2 0 .750 22.9 17.8 -10.59 -15.78
Toledo 6 5 0 .545 6 2 0 .750 23.1 24.7 -14.81 -13.99
Central Michigan 5 5 1 .500 5 2 1 .688 20.7 16.5 -13.72 -15.26
Bowling Green State 5 6 0 .455 5 3 0 .625 21.2 29.0 -18.41 -13.87
Western Michigan 5 6 0 .455 3 5 0 .375 19.1 19.1 -15.88 -14.33
Miami (OH) 2 8 1 .227 2 5 1 .313 11.1 23.8 -22.93 -13.20
Ohio 1 9 1 .136 1 6 1 .188 17.4 31.6 -22.97 -12.52
Kent State 0 11 0 .000 0 8 0 .000 16.3 34.3 -29.75 -12.75

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1989-12-09 California Bowl Fresno State 27 Ball State 6 California Bowl (Fresno, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 215
2. Joe Napoli (MIAOH) 191
3. David Riley (BALLST) 149
4. Brad Tayles (WMI) 147
5. Mark Melfi (TOL) 131
6. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 129
7. Anthony Thornton (OH) 120
8. Jeff Bender (CMI) 108
9. Joe Dalpra (KENT) 86
10. Kevin Meger (TOL) 40
Pass Attempts
1. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 394
2. Joe Napoli (MIAOH) 342
3. Brad Tayles (WMI) 321
4. David Riley (BALLST) 256
5. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 253
6. Mark Melfi (TOL) 237
7. Anthony Thornton (OH) 234
8. Jeff Bender (CMI) 232
9. Joe Dalpra (KENT) 191
10. Kevin Meger (TOL) 74
Pass Completion Percentage
1. David Riley (BALLST) 58.2
2. Joe Napoli (MIAOH) 55.8
3. Mark Melfi (TOL) 55.3
4. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 54.6
5. Anthony Thornton (OH) 51.3
6. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 51.0
7. Jeff Bender (CMI) 46.6
8. Brad Tayles (WMI) 45.8
9. Joe Dalpra (KENT) 45.0
Passing Yards
1. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 2679
2. Joe Napoli (MIAOH) 1988
3. David Riley (BALLST) 1929
4. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 1927
5. Brad Tayles (WMI) 1909
6. Mark Melfi (TOL) 1632
7. Anthony Thornton (OH) 1502
8. Jeff Bender (CMI) 1487
9. Joe Dalpra (KENT) 1089
10. Kevin Meger (TOL) 648
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 7.6
2. David Riley (BALLST) 7.5
3. Mark Melfi (TOL) 6.9
4. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 6.8
5. Anthony Thornton (OH) 6.4
6. Jeff Bender (CMI) 6.4
7. Brad Tayles (WMI) 5.9
8. Joe Napoli (MIAOH) 5.8
9. Joe Dalpra (KENT) 5.7
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. David Riley (BALLST) 7.3
2. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 6.5
3. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 5.6
4. Mark Melfi (TOL) 4.9
5. Jeff Bender (CMI) 4.6
6. Anthony Thornton (OH) 4.4
7. Joe Napoli (MIAOH) 3.7
8. Joe Dalpra (KENT) 3.1
9. Brad Tayles (WMI) 2.9
Passing Touchdowns
1. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 18
2. David Riley (BALLST) 13
3. Mark Melfi (TOL) 10
4. Brad Tayles (WMI) 8
  Tom Sullivan (EMI) 8
6. Joe Napoli (MIAOH) 7
  Joe Dalpra (KENT) 7
8. Anthony Thornton (OH) 6
  Jeff Bender (CMI) 6
10. Kevin Meger (TOL) 5
Passing Interceptions
1. Brad Tayles (WMI) 25
2. Joe Napoli (MIAOH) 19
3. Mark Melfi (TOL) 15
  Tom Sullivan (EMI) 15
5. Joe Dalpra (KENT) 14
6. Anthony Thornton (OH) 13
7. Jeff Bender (CMI) 12
8. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 11
9. David Riley (BALLST) 7
  Jeff Baker (OH) 7
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. David Riley (BALLST) 132.8
2. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 121.2
3. Mark Melfi (TOL) 114.4
4. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 113.5
5. Anthony Thornton (OH) 102.6
6. Joe Napoli (MIAOH) 100.3
7. Jeff Bender (CMI) 98.6
8. Joe Dalpra (KENT) 90.4
9. Brad Tayles (WMI) 88.4
Rush Attempts
1. Donnie Riley (CMI) 269
2. Perry Foster (EMI) 263
3. Dan Boggan (WMI) 208
4. Wayne Goodwin (TOL) 196
5. Andrew Greer (OH) 192
6. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 181
7. LeRoy Smith (BGSU) 161
8. Adam Wilson (BALLST) 156
9. Chris Alexander (MIAOH) 126
10. Anthony Thornton (OH) 104
Rushing Yards
1. Donnie Riley (CMI) 1187
2. Perry Foster (EMI) 1087
3. Andrew Greer (OH) 905
4. Wayne Goodwin (TOL) 859
5. Dan Boggan (WMI) 744
6. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 662
7. LeRoy Smith (BGSU) 564
8. Chris Alexander (MIAOH) 551
9. Adam Wilson (BALLST) 521
10. Mitch Brown (EMI) 374
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Andrew Greer (OH) 4.7
2. Darnell Rush (CMI) 4.6
3. Donnie Riley (CMI) 4.4
4. Wayne Goodwin (TOL) 4.4
5. Chris Alexander (MIAOH) 4.4
6. Perry Foster (EMI) 4.1
7. Michael Greene (WMI) 3.9
8. Mitch Brown (EMI) 3.7
9. Terry Daniels (KENT) 3.7
10. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 3.7
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Donnie Riley (CMI) 11
2. Andrew Greer (OH) 7
  Perry Foster (EMI) 7
4. Charles Nash (EMI) 6
  Wayne Goodwin (TOL) 6
  Brad Tayles (WMI) 6
7. Mitch Brown (EMI) 5
  Adam Wilson (BALLST) 5
  Kevin Meger (TOL) 5
10. Anthony Thornton (OH) 4
Receptions
1. Ronald Heard (BGSU) 51
2. Reggie Thornton (BGSU) 50
3. Rick Isaiah (TOL) 46
4. Jerry Evans (TOL) 43
5. Kyle Hockman (BGSU) 40
6. Eugene Riley (BALLST) 37
  Jim Swanson (OH) 37
8. Ulric King (WMI) 32
9. Allan Boyko (WMI) 31
10. Sean Jones (BALLST) 30
  Andrew Greer (OH) 30
  Vernon Coakley (WMI) 30
Receiving Yards
1. Ronald Heard (BGSU) 916
2. Rick Isaiah (TOL) 743
3. Reggie Thornton (BGSU) 645
4. Allan Boyko (WMI) 563
5. Sean Jones (BALLST) 518
6. Todd Bell (EMI) 515
7. Jerry Evans (TOL) 511
8. Jim Swanson (OH) 503
9. Kyle Hockman (BGSU) 480
10. Byron Cross (OH) 457
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Allan Boyko (WMI) 18.2
2. Ronald Heard (BGSU) 18.0
3. Romauldo Brown (TOL) 17.7
4. Sean Jones (BALLST) 17.3
5. Milt Stegall (MIAOH) 17.0
6. Byron Cross (OH) 16.9
7. Rick Isaiah (TOL) 16.2
8. Andre Palmer (KENT) 16.0
9. Shawn Barnes (KENT) 13.9
10. Jim Swanson (OH) 13.6
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Ronald Heard (BGSU) 7
2. Rick Isaiah (TOL) 6
3. Sean Jones (BALLST) 5
  Shawn Barnes (KENT) 5
5. Allan Boyko (WMI) 4
  Kyle Hockman (BGSU) 4
  Andre Palmer (KENT) 4
8. Reggie Thornton (BGSU) 3
  Herb Jackson (BALLST) 3
  Ulric King (WMI) 3
  Adam Wilson (BALLST) 3
  Byron Cross (OH) 3
  David Andrews (TOL) 3
  Milt Stegall (MIAOH) 3
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Donnie Riley (CMI) 291
2. Perry Foster (EMI) 274
3. Andrew Greer (OH) 222
4. Dan Boggan (WMI) 215
5. Wayne Goodwin (TOL) 212
6. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 198
7. LeRoy Smith (BGSU) 189
8. Adam Wilson (BALLST) 182
9. Chris Alexander (MIAOH) 138
10. Mitch Brown (EMI) 108
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Donnie Riley (CMI) 1460
2. Perry Foster (EMI) 1141
3. Andrew Greer (OH) 1132
4. Wayne Goodwin (TOL) 961
5. Ronald Heard (BGSU) 925
6. Bernie Parmalee (BALLST) 849
7. Adam Wilson (BALLST) 805
8. Dan Boggan (WMI) 793
9. LeRoy Smith (BGSU) 785
10. Rick Isaiah (TOL) 755
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Donnie Riley (CMI) 12
2. Adam Wilson (BALLST) 8
3. Charles Nash (EMI) 7
  Ronald Heard (BGSU) 7
  Andrew Greer (OH) 7
  Perry Foster (EMI) 7
7. Rick Isaiah (TOL) 6
  Mitch Brown (EMI) 6
  Wayne Goodwin (TOL) 6
  Brad Tayles (WMI) 6
Total Plays
1. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 465
2. Brad Tayles (WMI) 410
3. Joe Napoli (MIAOH) 403
4. Anthony Thornton (OH) 338
5. David Riley (BALLST) 317
6. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 306
7. Mark Melfi (TOL) 295
8. Jeff Bender (CMI) 286
9. Joe Dalpra (KENT) 281
10. Donnie Riley (CMI) 269
Total Yards
1. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 2677
2. David Riley (BALLST) 2075
3. Brad Tayles (WMI) 2021
4. Tom Sullivan (EMI) 1858
5. Anthony Thornton (OH) 1804
6. Joe Napoli (MIAOH) 1752
7. Mark Melfi (TOL) 1620
8. Jeff Bender (CMI) 1500
9. Joe Dalpra (KENT) 1383
10. Donnie Riley (CMI) 1187
Total Touchdowns
1. Rich Dackin (BGSU) 19
2. David Riley (BALLST) 16
3. Brad Tayles (WMI) 14
4. Donnie Riley (CMI) 11
5. Joe Dalpra (KENT) 10
  Mark Melfi (TOL) 10
  Kevin Meger (TOL) 10
  Anthony Thornton (OH) 10
9. Joe Napoli (MIAOH) 9
  Tom Sullivan (EMI) 9