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1998 Mid-American Conference Leaders

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Record: 62-73, .459 W-L% (10th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -11.05 (11th of 11) ▪ SOS: -8.86 (11th of 11)

Division Champions: Marshall (East) and Toledo (West)
Conference Champion: Marshall (Won Championship Game 23-17)

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Chad Pennington* (MARSH) 297
2. Tim Lester (WMI) 236
3. Chris Wallace (TOL) 219
4. Walter Church (EMI) 213
5. Jose Davis (KENT) 178
6. Pete Shepherd (CMI) 152
7. James Washington (AKR) 148
8. Mike Bath (MIAOH) 108
9. Clay Walters (BALLST) 88
10. Craig Harmon (NIL) 81
11. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 68
12. Ricky Schneider (BGSU) 55
13. Frisman Jackson (NIL) 47
14. Zach Williams (KENT) 30
  Joe Cosgrove (EMI) 30
16. Kareem Wilson (OH) 26
17. Brian Conn (BALLST) 25
18. Jake Josetti (BALLST) 18
19. Bobby Pesavento (MIAOH) 8
20. Byron Leftwich* (MARSH) 7
Pass Attempts
1. Chad Pennington* (MARSH) 456
2. Tim Lester (WMI) 406
3. Chris Wallace (TOL) 400
4. Walter Church (EMI) 355
5. Pete Shepherd (CMI) 324
6. Jose Davis (KENT) 320
7. James Washington (AKR) 300
8. Mike Bath (MIAOH) 209
9. Clay Walters (BALLST) 172
  Craig Harmon (NIL) 172
11. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 144
12. Ricky Schneider (BGSU) 103
13. Frisman Jackson (NIL) 89
14. Kareem Wilson (OH) 71
15. Joe Cosgrove (EMI) 63
16. Brian Conn (BALLST) 61
17. Zach Williams (KENT) 53
18. Jake Josetti (BALLST) 40
19. Bobby Pesavento (MIAOH) 16
20. Dan Jordan (OH) 13
  Byron Leftwich* (MARSH) 13
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Chad Pennington* (MARSH) 65.1
2. Walter Church (EMI) 60.0
3. Tim Lester (WMI) 58.1
4. Jose Davis (KENT) 55.6
5. Chris Wallace (TOL) 54.8
6. Mike Bath (MIAOH) 51.7
7. Clay Walters (BALLST) 51.2
8. James Washington (AKR) 49.3
9. Craig Harmon (NIL) 47.1
10. Pete Shepherd (CMI) 46.9
Passing Yards
1. Chad Pennington* (MARSH) 3830
2. Tim Lester (WMI) 3311
3. Walter Church (EMI) 2650
4. Chris Wallace (TOL) 2476
5. Jose Davis (KENT) 2046
6. Pete Shepherd (CMI) 2005
7. James Washington (AKR) 1958
8. Mike Bath (MIAOH) 1500
9. Clay Walters (BALLST) 969
10. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 949
11. Craig Harmon (NIL) 795
12. Ricky Schneider (BGSU) 649
13. Frisman Jackson (NIL) 519
14. Kareem Wilson (OH) 512
15. Joe Cosgrove (EMI) 360
16. Zach Williams (KENT) 317
17. Jake Josetti (BALLST) 292
18. Brian Conn (BALLST) 258
19. Corey Alston (WMI) 103
20. Byron Leftwich* (MARSH) 85
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Chad Pennington* (MARSH) 8.4
2. Tim Lester (WMI) 8.2
3. Walter Church (EMI) 7.5
4. Mike Bath (MIAOH) 7.2
5. James Washington (AKR) 6.5
6. Jose Davis (KENT) 6.4
7. Chris Wallace (TOL) 6.2
8. Pete Shepherd (CMI) 6.2
9. Clay Walters (BALLST) 5.6
10. Craig Harmon (NIL) 4.6
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Chad Pennington* (MARSH) 8.9
2. Tim Lester (WMI) 7.5
3. Walter Church (EMI) 6.7
4. Mike Bath (MIAOH) 6.6
5. Chris Wallace (TOL) 6.1
6. James Washington (AKR) 6.0
7. Jose Davis (KENT) 5.5
8. Pete Shepherd (CMI) 4.9
9. Clay Walters (BALLST) 4.3
10. Craig Harmon (NIL) 2.5
Passing Touchdowns
1. Chad Pennington* (MARSH) 28
2. Tim Lester (WMI) 22
3. Chris Wallace (TOL) 17
4. Walter Church (EMI) 13
5. Mike Bath (MIAOH) 12
6. Jose Davis (KENT) 9
  Bob Niemet (BGSU) 9
8. James Washington (AKR) 8
9. Clay Walters (BALLST) 4
  Pete Shepherd (CMI) 4
  Ricky Schneider (BGSU) 4
  Kareem Wilson (OH) 4
13. Frisman Jackson (NIL) 3
  Joe Cosgrove (EMI) 3
15. Brian Conn (BALLST) 2
  Corey Alston (WMI) 2
  Jake Josetti (BALLST) 2
  Craig Harmon (NIL) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Tim Lester (WMI) 16
2. Walter Church (EMI) 12
3. Pete Shepherd (CMI) 11
4. Jose Davis (KENT) 10
5. Craig Harmon (NIL) 9
6. Mike Bath (MIAOH) 8
  Chris Wallace (TOL) 8
8. Clay Walters (BALLST) 7
  James Washington (AKR) 7
  Bob Niemet (BGSU) 7
  Chad Pennington* (MARSH) 7
12. Kareem Wilson (OH) 6
13. Frisman Jackson (NIL) 5
14. Ricky Schneider (BGSU) 4
15. Zach Williams (KENT) 3
  Jake Josetti (BALLST) 3
17. Byron Leftwich* (MARSH) 2
  Joe Cosgrove (EMI) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Chad Pennington* (MARSH) 152.9
2. Tim Lester (WMI) 136.6
3. Walter Church (EMI) 128.0
4. Mike Bath (MIAOH) 123.3
5. Chris Wallace (TOL) 116.8
6. Jose Davis (KENT) 112.4
7. James Washington (AKR) 108.3
8. Clay Walters (BALLST) 98.0
9. Pete Shepherd (CMI) 96.2
10. Craig Harmon (NIL) 79.3
Rush Attempts
1. Travis Prentice (MIAOH) 365
2. Eric Flowers (CMI) 292
3. Doug Chapman* (MARSH) 278
4. Steve Hookfin (OH) 273
5. LeAndre Moore (BALLST) 217
6. Darnell Fields (WMI) 189
7. Ivory Bryant (NIL) 187
8. Kareem Wilson (OH) 186
9. Demarlo Rozier (KENT) 185
10. Godfrey Lewis (BGSU) 163
11. Greg Lomax (AKR) 161
12. Eric Powell (EMI) 152
13. Wasean Tait (TOL) 151
14. William Andrews (NIL) 133
15. Robert Sanford (WMI) 108
16. Chester Taylor (TOL) 103
17. Chris Wallace (TOL) 93
18. Llow Turner* (MARSH) 90
19. Sid Hall (OH) 87
20. James Washington (AKR) 86
Rushing Yards
1. Travis Prentice (MIAOH) 1787
2. Steve Hookfin (OH) 1315
3. Eric Flowers (CMI) 1302
4. Doug Chapman* (MARSH) 1265
5. Darnell Fields (WMI) 1016
6. LeAndre Moore (BALLST) 909
7. Greg Lomax (AKR) 861
8. Kareem Wilson (OH) 798
9. Godfrey Lewis (BGSU) 753
10. Ivory Bryant (NIL) 655
11. Wasean Tait (TOL) 625
12. Demarlo Rozier (KENT) 621
13. Chester Taylor (TOL) 570
14. Robert Sanford (WMI) 523
15. William Andrews (NIL) 476
16. Eric Powell (EMI) 473
17. Sid Hall (OH) 442
18. Llow Turner* (MARSH) 415
19. Raschi Culler (AKR) 385
20. Steve Holmes (BGSU) 384
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Chester Taylor (TOL) 5.5
2. Darnell Fields (WMI) 5.4
3. Greg Lomax (AKR) 5.3
4. Sid Hall (OH) 5.1
5. Travis Prentice (MIAOH) 4.9
6. Raschi Culler (AKR) 4.9
7. Steve Holmes (BGSU) 4.9
8. Robert Sanford (WMI) 4.8
9. Steve Hookfin (OH) 4.8
10. Godfrey Lewis (BGSU) 4.6
11. Llow Turner* (MARSH) 4.6
12. Doug Chapman* (MARSH) 4.6
13. Eric Flowers (CMI) 4.5
14. Kareem Wilson (OH) 4.3
15. LeAndre Moore (BALLST) 4.2
16. Idris Wells (EMI) 4.2
17. Wasean Tait (TOL) 4.1
18. James Terrell (BALLST) 4.1
19. Adam Lige (BGSU) 4.0
20. William Andrews (NIL) 3.6
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Travis Prentice (MIAOH) 19
2. Doug Chapman* (MARSH) 17
3. Eric Flowers (CMI) 16
4. Greg Lomax (AKR) 13
  Kareem Wilson (OH) 13
6. Darnell Fields (WMI) 12
7. Steve Hookfin (OH) 11
8. Adam Lige (BGSU) 7
9. Chester Taylor (TOL) 5
  Bob Niemet (BGSU) 5
11. Robert Sanford (WMI) 4
  Ethan Vannoy (EMI) 4
  Ivory Bryant (NIL) 4
  Chris Wallace (TOL) 4
  Jose Davis (KENT) 4
  LeAndre Moore (BALLST) 4
  Raschi Culler (AKR) 4
  William Andrews (NIL) 4
  Idris Wells (EMI) 4
  James Terrell (BALLST) 4
Receptions
1. Steve Neal (WMI) 63
2. Jermaine Sheffield (EMI) 62
3. Reggie Allen (CMI) 61
4. Justin McCareins (NIL) 54
5. LaVorn Colclough* (MARSH) 50
6. Eugene Baker (KENT) 49
7. Nate Poole* (MARSH) 48
  Mike Hutchings (WMI) 48
9. Jerrald Long* (MARSH) 46
10. Ray Curry (TOL) 45
11. Jake Moreland (WMI) 44
12. Lavel Bailey (AKR) 41
13. Bryan Schorman (CMI) 40
14. Mike Bilik (TOL) 39
  Deon Mitchell (NIL) 39
16. Trevor Gaylor (MIAOH) 38
17. Brandon Campbell (EMI) 35
18. Kurt Gerling (BGSU) 34
19. John Cooper* (MARSH) 33
  Mace Freeman (TOL) 33
Receiving Yards
1. Steve Neal (WMI) 1121
2. Jermaine Sheffield (EMI) 953
3. Reggie Allen (CMI) 832
4. Eugene Baker (KENT) 685
5. Bryan Schorman (CMI) 682
6. Mike Hutchings (WMI) 656
  Kurt Gerling (BGSU) 656
8. Trevor Gaylor (MIAOH) 653
9. Jerrald Long* (MARSH) 649
10. Nate Poole* (MARSH) 616
11. James Williams* (MARSH) 591
  LaVorn Colclough* (MARSH) 591
13. Deon Mitchell (NIL) 567
14. Brandon Campbell (EMI) 563
15. Lavel Bailey (AKR) 558
16. Ray Curry (TOL) 513
17. Justin McCareins (NIL) 486
18. Jurron Kelly (KENT) 476
19. Jay Hall (MIAOH) 466
20. Corey Alston (WMI) 459
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. James Williams* (MARSH) 22.7
2. Corey Alston (WMI) 21.9
3. Kurt Gerling (BGSU) 19.3
4. Steve Neal (WMI) 17.8
5. Trevor Gaylor (MIAOH) 17.2
6. Bryan Schorman (CMI) 17.1
7. Brandon Campbell (EMI) 16.1
8. Manuel Compas (BALLST) 15.8
9. Jermaine Sheffield (EMI) 15.4
10. Jurron Kelly (KENT) 15.4
11. Jay Hall (MIAOH) 15.0
12. Deon Mitchell (NIL) 14.5
13. Mel Long (TOL) 14.4
14. Jerrald Long* (MARSH) 14.1
15. Eugene Baker (KENT) 14.0
16. John White (EMI) 14.0
17. Mike Hutchings (WMI) 13.7
18. Reggie Allen (CMI) 13.6
19. Eric Powell (EMI) 13.6
20. Lavel Bailey (AKR) 13.6
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Steve Neal (WMI) 7
2. Jake Moreland (WMI) 6
  Kurt Gerling (BGSU) 6
  LaVorn Colclough* (MARSH) 6
5. Jerrald Long* (MARSH) 5
  Trevor Gaylor (MIAOH) 5
  Mel Long (TOL) 5
  Justin McCareins (NIL) 5
9. James Williams* (MARSH) 4
  Jermaine Sheffield (EMI) 4
  Tony Holcomb (BGSU) 4
  Manuel Compas (BALLST) 4
  Corey Alston (WMI) 4
  Eugene Baker (KENT) 4
  Mace Freeman (TOL) 4
  Jay Hall (MIAOH) 4
  Lanier Washington* (MARSH) 4
18. Doug Chapman* (MARSH) 3
  Nate Poole* (MARSH) 3
  Raynald Ray (OH) 3
  Reggie Allen (CMI) 3
  John White (EMI) 3
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Travis Prentice (MIAOH) 376
2. Doug Chapman* (MARSH) 304
3. Eric Flowers (CMI) 296
4. Steve Hookfin (OH) 273
5. LeAndre Moore (BALLST) 225
6. Demarlo Rozier (KENT) 208
7. Darnell Fields (WMI) 194
8. Ivory Bryant (NIL) 188
9. Kareem Wilson (OH) 186
10. Eric Powell (EMI) 179
11. Greg Lomax (AKR) 170
12. Godfrey Lewis (BGSU) 168
13. Wasean Tait (TOL) 165
14. William Andrews (NIL) 142
15. Robert Sanford (WMI) 123
16. Chester Taylor (TOL) 113
17. Adam Lige (BGSU) 101
18. Llow Turner* (MARSH) 98
19. Ethan Vannoy (EMI) 95
20. Chris Wallace (TOL) 93
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Travis Prentice (MIAOH) 1894
2. Doug Chapman* (MARSH) 1544
3. Eric Flowers (CMI) 1326
4. Steve Hookfin (OH) 1315
5. Steve Neal (WMI) 1121
6. Darnell Fields (WMI) 1060
7. Greg Lomax (AKR) 1016
8. LeAndre Moore (BALLST) 990
9. Jermaine Sheffield (EMI) 953
10. Reggie Allen (CMI) 909
11. Eric Powell (EMI) 841
12. Kareem Wilson (OH) 798
13. Demarlo Rozier (KENT) 785
14. Godfrey Lewis (BGSU) 784
15. Wasean Tait (TOL) 715
16. Chester Taylor (TOL) 706
17. Eugene Baker (KENT) 700
18. Trevor Gaylor (MIAOH) 693
19. Ivory Bryant (NIL) 687
20. Bryan Schorman (CMI) 682
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Travis Prentice (MIAOH) 20
  Doug Chapman* (MARSH) 20
3. Eric Flowers (CMI) 16
4. Kareem Wilson (OH) 13
  Greg Lomax (AKR) 13
6. Darnell Fields (WMI) 12
7. Steve Hookfin (OH) 11
8. Adam Lige (BGSU) 9
9. Steve Neal (WMI) 7
10. Trevor Gaylor (MIAOH) 6
  LaVorn Colclough* (MARSH) 6
  Kurt Gerling (BGSU) 6
  Chester Taylor (TOL) 6
  Jake Moreland (WMI) 6
15. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 5
  Ethan Vannoy (EMI) 5
  Justin McCareins (NIL) 5
  Mel Long (TOL) 5
  Jerrald Long* (MARSH) 5
20. James Williams* (MARSH) 4
  James Terrell (BALLST) 4
  Raynald Ray (OH) 4
  Eugene Baker (KENT) 4
  Mace Freeman (TOL) 4
  Ivory Bryant (NIL) 4
  Chris Wallace (TOL) 4
  LeAndre Moore (BALLST) 4
  Jose Davis (KENT) 4
  Raschi Culler (AKR) 4
  William Andrews (NIL) 4
  Jay Hall (MIAOH) 4
  Lanier Washington* (MARSH) 4
  Manuel Compas (BALLST) 4
  Tony Holcomb (BGSU) 4
  Idris Wells (EMI) 4
  Robert Sanford (WMI) 4
  Jermaine Sheffield (EMI) 4
  Corey Alston (WMI) 4
Total Plays
1. Chad Pennington* (MARSH) 511
2. Chris Wallace (TOL) 493
3. Tim Lester (WMI) 476
4. Walter Church (EMI) 406
5. Jose Davis (KENT) 404
6. James Washington (AKR) 386
7. Pete Shepherd (CMI) 376
8. Travis Prentice (MIAOH) 365
9. Eric Flowers (CMI) 292
10. Mike Bath (MIAOH) 289
11. Doug Chapman* (MARSH) 278
12. Steve Hookfin (OH) 273
13. Kareem Wilson (OH) 257
14. Clay Walters (BALLST) 222
15. LeAndre Moore (BALLST) 217
16. Craig Harmon (NIL) 196
17. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 194
18. Darnell Fields (WMI) 189
19. Ivory Bryant (NIL) 187
20. Demarlo Rozier (KENT) 185
Total Yards
1. Chad Pennington* (MARSH) 3838
2. Tim Lester (WMI) 3262
3. Walter Church (EMI) 2555
4. Chris Wallace (TOL) 2423
5. Jose Davis (KENT) 2108
6. James Washington (AKR) 2072
7. Pete Shepherd (CMI) 2051
8. Travis Prentice (MIAOH) 1787
9. Mike Bath (MIAOH) 1760
10. Steve Hookfin (OH) 1315
11. Kareem Wilson (OH) 1310
12. Eric Flowers (CMI) 1302
13. Doug Chapman* (MARSH) 1265
14. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 1194
15. Darnell Fields (WMI) 1016
16. Clay Walters (BALLST) 1004
17. LeAndre Moore (BALLST) 909
18. Greg Lomax (AKR) 861
19. Godfrey Lewis (BGSU) 753
20. Craig Harmon (NIL) 718
Total Yards Per Play
1. Chad Pennington* (MARSH) 7.5
2. Tim Lester (WMI) 6.9
Total Touchdowns
1. Chad Pennington* (MARSH) 29
2. Tim Lester (WMI) 23
3. Chris Wallace (TOL) 21
4. Travis Prentice (MIAOH) 19
5. Doug Chapman* (MARSH) 17
  Kareem Wilson (OH) 17
7. Eric Flowers (CMI) 16
8. Mike Bath (MIAOH) 15
9. Bob Niemet (BGSU) 14
  Walter Church (EMI) 14
11. Jose Davis (KENT) 13
  Greg Lomax (AKR) 13
13. Darnell Fields (WMI) 12
14. Steve Hookfin (OH) 11
15. James Washington (AKR) 10
16. Adam Lige (BGSU) 7
17. Pete Shepherd (CMI) 6
18. Clay Walters (BALLST) 5
  Chester Taylor (TOL) 5
20. Ricky Schneider (BGSU) 4
  Ethan Vannoy (EMI) 4
  Ivory Bryant (NIL) 4
  Frisman Jackson (NIL) 4
  LeAndre Moore (BALLST) 4
  Raschi Culler (AKR) 4
  William Andrews (NIL) 4
  Idris Wells (EMI) 4
  Robert Sanford (WMI) 4
  James Terrell (BALLST) 4