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1996 Mid-American Conference Year Summary

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Record: 47-65, .420 W-L% (11th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -12.04 (11th of 11) ▪ SOS: -9.30 (11th of 11)

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 Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Ball State 8 4 .667 7 1 .875 24.7 17.5 -3.41 -8.83
Toledo 7 4 .636 6 2 .750 19.1 23.5 -11.08 -10.36
Miami (OH) 6 5 .545 6 2 .750 24.8 15.3 -3.03 -8.12
Ohio 6 6 .500 5 3 .625 25.2 19.8 -6.09 -7.84
Central Michigan 5 6 .455 4 4 .500 31.9 32.1 -11.61 -10.97
Akron 4 7 .364 3 5 .375 15.9 24.5 -16.69 -10.60
Bowling Green State 4 7 .364 3 5 .375 16.0 21.8 -13.30 -9.03
Eastern Michigan 3 8 .273 3 5 .375 19.1 25.8 -14.11 -7.84
Western Michigan 2 9 .182 2 6 .250 18.9 27.6 -19.04 -9.40
Kent State 2 9 .182 1 7 .125 23.2 44.7 -22.06 -9.97

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1996-12-19 Las Vegas Bowl Nevada 18 Ball State 15 Las Vegas Bowl (Las Vegas, NV)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Tim Lester (WMI) 203
2. Chad Darnell (CMI) 189
3. Todd Goebbel (KENT) 188
4. Ryan Huzjak (TOL) 183
5. Walter Church (EMI) 178
6. Sam Ricketts (MIAOH) 125
7. Brent Baldwin (BALLST) 121
8. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 83
9. Mike Junko (AKR) 60
10. Charlie Batch (EMI) 39

Pass Attempts

1. Tim Lester (WMI) 363
2. Walter Church (EMI) 355
3. Todd Goebbel (KENT) 354
4. Chad Darnell (CMI) 348
5. Ryan Huzjak (TOL) 332
6. Sam Ricketts (MIAOH) 234
7. Brent Baldwin (BALLST) 205
8. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 191
9. Mike Junko (AKR) 125
10. Kareem Wilson (OH) 90

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Brent Baldwin (BALLST) 59.0
2. Tim Lester (WMI) 55.9
3. Ryan Huzjak (TOL) 55.1
4. Chad Darnell (CMI) 54.3
5. Sam Ricketts (MIAOH) 53.4
6. Todd Goebbel (KENT) 53.1
7. Walter Church (EMI) 50.1
8. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 43.5

Passing Yards

1. Chad Darnell (CMI) 2921
2. Todd Goebbel (KENT) 2419
3. Tim Lester (WMI) 2189
4. Walter Church (EMI) 2151
5. Ryan Huzjak (TOL) 2058
6. Brent Baldwin (BALLST) 1703
7. Sam Ricketts (MIAOH) 1333
8. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 1129
9. Mike Junko (AKR) 705
10. Kareem Wilson (OH) 567

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Chad Darnell (CMI) 8.4
2. Brent Baldwin (BALLST) 8.3
3. Todd Goebbel (KENT) 6.8
4. Ryan Huzjak (TOL) 6.2
5. Walter Church (EMI) 6.1
6. Tim Lester (WMI) 6.0
7. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 5.9
8. Sam Ricketts (MIAOH) 5.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Brent Baldwin (BALLST) 8.6
2. Chad Darnell (CMI) 8.2
3. Todd Goebbel (KENT) 6.4
4. Ryan Huzjak (TOL) 6.2
5. Tim Lester (WMI) 5.7
6. Sam Ricketts (MIAOH) 5.6
7. Walter Church (EMI) 4.9
8. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 4.4

Passing Touchdowns

1. Chad Darnell (CMI) 22
2. Todd Goebbel (KENT) 19
3. Ryan Huzjak (TOL) 15
4. Tim Lester (WMI) 14
  Brent Baldwin (BALLST) 14
6. Walter Church (EMI) 11
7. Sam Ricketts (MIAOH) 8
8. Kareem Wilson (OH) 7
9. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 6
10. Mike Junko (AKR) 5

Passing Interceptions

1. Walter Church (EMI) 14
2. Todd Goebbel (KENT) 12
3. Chad Darnell (CMI) 11
4. Tim Lester (WMI) 9
  Bob Niemet (BGSU) 9
6. Mike Junko (AKR) 7
  Ryan Huzjak (TOL) 7
8. Mark Molk (BGSU) 5
  Greg Gromek (AKR) 5
  Brent Baldwin (BALLST) 5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Brent Baldwin (BALLST) 146.5
2. Chad Darnell (CMI) 139.4
3. Todd Goebbel (KENT) 121.4
4. Ryan Huzjak (TOL) 117.9
5. Tim Lester (WMI) 114.3
6. Sam Ricketts (MIAOH) 109.1
7. Walter Church (EMI) 103.4
8. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 94.1

Rush Attempts

1. Silas Massey (CMI) 312
2. Kareem Wilson (OH) 275
3. Astron Whatley (KENT) 254
4. Ty King (MIAOH) 247
5. Courtney Davis (BGSU) 229
6. Steve Hookfin (OH) 195
7. Yasin Reeder (AKR) 168
8. Bruno Heppell (WMI) 160
9. Ryan Huzjak (TOL) 149
10. Michael Blair (BALLST) 147

Rushing Yards

1. Silas Massey (CMI) 1544
2. Astron Whatley (KENT) 1132
3. Steve Hookfin (OH) 1125
4. Kareem Wilson (OH) 1072
5. Ty King (MIAOH) 1065
6. Mike Scott (EMI) 792
7. Yasin Reeder (AKR) 781
8. Courtney Davis (BGSU) 767
9. Bruno Heppell (WMI) 700
10. Michael Blair (BALLST) 680

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Steve Hookfin (OH) 5.8
2. Mike Scott (EMI) 5.5
3. LeAndre Moore (BALLST) 5.4
4. Chris Rooney (AKR) 5.3
5. Savon Edwards (EMI) 5.1
6. Silas Massey (CMI) 4.9
7. Travis Prentice (MIAOH) 4.9
8. Yasin Reeder (AKR) 4.6
9. Michael Blair (BALLST) 4.6
10. Justin Bivins (BALLST) 4.5

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Silas Massey (CMI) 16
2. Kareem Wilson (OH) 14
3. Travis Prentice (MIAOH) 12
4. Steve Hookfin (OH) 9
5. Michael Blair (BALLST) 8
  Yasin Reeder (AKR) 8
7. Mike Scott (EMI) 6
  Astron Whatley (KENT) 6
  Ty King (MIAOH) 6
10. Todd Goebbel (KENT) 5
  Justin Bivins (BALLST) 5
  Courtney Davis (BGSU) 5

Receptions

1. Tony Knox (WMI) 71
2. Eugene Baker (KENT) 69
3. Reggie Allen (CMI) 66
4. Ontario Pryor (EMI) 62
5. Bryan Schorman (CMI) 53
  James Spriggs (TOL) 53
7. Tremayne Banks (MIAOH) 52
8. Lance Hansen (KENT) 39
9. Brock Kreitzburg (TOL) 36
10. Montres Gords (WMI) 34

Receiving Yards

1. Reggie Allen (CMI) 1229
2. Eugene Baker (KENT) 1215
3. Ontario Pryor (EMI) 1031
4. Bryan Schorman (CMI) 811
5. James Spriggs (TOL) 754
  Tony Knox (WMI) 754
7. Tremayne Banks (MIAOH) 617
8. Adam Simonson (CMI) 473
9. Damron Hamilton (BGSU) 465
10. Sean Riley (WMI) 446

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Reggie Allen (CMI) 18.6
2. Eugene Baker (KENT) 17.6
3. Ontario Pryor (EMI) 16.6
4. Sean Riley (WMI) 16.5
5. Damron Hamilton (BGSU) 16.0
6. Bryan Schorman (CMI) 15.3
7. Adam Simonson (CMI) 15.3
8. Ed Abernathy (BALLST) 14.7
9. James Spriggs (TOL) 14.2
10. Devon Scott (AKR) 13.3

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Eugene Baker (KENT) 13
2. Reggie Allen (CMI) 9
3. Bryan Schorman (CMI) 7
4. James Spriggs (TOL) 6
  Ed Abernathy (BALLST) 6
  Tony Knox (WMI) 6
7. Ontario Pryor (EMI) 5
  Jay Hall (MIAOH) 5
9. Adam Simonson (CMI) 4
10. Vince Wilson (TOL) 3
  Sean Riley (WMI) 3
  Savon Edwards (EMI) 3
  Damron Hamilton (BGSU) 3

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Silas Massey (CMI) 327
2. Astron Whatley (KENT) 278
3. Kareem Wilson (OH) 275
4. Ty King (MIAOH) 264
5. Courtney Davis (BGSU) 247
6. Steve Hookfin (OH) 196
7. Bruno Heppell (WMI) 180
8. Yasin Reeder (AKR) 177
9. Mike Scott (EMI) 165
10. Michael Blair (BALLST) 160

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Silas Massey (CMI) 1647
2. Astron Whatley (KENT) 1333
3. Reggie Allen (CMI) 1255
4. Eugene Baker (KENT) 1219
5. Ty King (MIAOH) 1139
6. Steve Hookfin (OH) 1138
7. Kareem Wilson (OH) 1072
8. Ontario Pryor (EMI) 1031
9. Mike Scott (EMI) 951
10. Bruno Heppell (WMI) 923

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Silas Massey (CMI) 16
2. Kareem Wilson (OH) 14
3. Eugene Baker (KENT) 13
4. Travis Prentice (MIAOH) 12
5. Reggie Allen (CMI) 9
  Steve Hookfin (OH) 9
7. Michael Blair (BALLST) 8
  Yasin Reeder (AKR) 8
9. Bryan Schorman (CMI) 7
10. James Spriggs (TOL) 6
  Astron Whatley (KENT) 6
  Courtney Davis (BGSU) 6
  Mike Scott (EMI) 6
  Ed Abernathy (BALLST) 6
  Ty King (MIAOH) 6
  Tony Knox (WMI) 6

Total Plays

1. Ryan Huzjak (TOL) 481
2. Todd Goebbel (KENT) 434
3. Walter Church (EMI) 426
4. Tim Lester (WMI) 422
5. Chad Darnell (CMI) 409
6. Kareem Wilson (OH) 365
7. Brent Baldwin (BALLST) 314
8. Silas Massey (CMI) 313
9. Sam Ricketts (MIAOH) 275
10. Astron Whatley (KENT) 257

Total Yards

1. Chad Darnell (CMI) 3055
2. Todd Goebbel (KENT) 2543
3. Ryan Huzjak (TOL) 2322
4. Tim Lester (WMI) 2159
5. Walter Church (EMI) 1900
6. Brent Baldwin (BALLST) 1818
7. Kareem Wilson (OH) 1639
8. Silas Massey (CMI) 1594
9. Sam Ricketts (MIAOH) 1350
10. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 1250

Total Yards Per Play

1. Chad Darnell (CMI) 7.5

Total Touchdowns

1. Todd Goebbel (KENT) 24
  Chad Darnell (CMI) 24
3. Kareem Wilson (OH) 21
4. Silas Massey (CMI) 17
5. Tim Lester (WMI) 16
  Ryan Huzjak (TOL) 16
7. Brent Baldwin (BALLST) 15
8. Travis Prentice (MIAOH) 12
9. Walter Church (EMI) 11
10. Steve Hookfin (OH) 9