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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 Dalpra (KENT) 7
  Joe Napoli (MIAOH) 7
8. Jeff Bender (CMI) 6
  Anthony Thornton (OH) 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. Wayne Goodwin (TOL) 6
  Charles Nash (EMI) 6
  Brad Tayles (WMI) 6
7. Adam Wilson (BALLST) 5
  Mitch Brown (EMI) 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. Jim Swanson (OH) 37
  Eugene Riley (BALLST) 37
8. Ulric King (WMI) 32
9. Allan Boyko (WMI) 31
10. Vernon Coakley (WMI) 30
  Sean Jones (BALLST) 30
  Andrew Greer (OH) 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

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. Perry Foster (EMI) 7
  Charles Nash (EMI) 7
  Ronald Heard (BGSU) 7
  Andrew Greer (OH) 7
7. Brad Tayles (WMI) 6
  Mitch Brown (EMI) 6
  Rick Isaiah (TOL) 6
  Wayne Goodwin (TOL) 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. Anthony Thornton (OH) 10
  Kevin Meger (TOL) 10
  Joe Dalpra (KENT) 10
  Mark Melfi (TOL) 10
9. Joe Napoli (MIAOH) 9
  Tom Sullivan (EMI) 9