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2004 Mid-American Conference Year Summary

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Record: 69-92, .429 W-L% (12th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -10.32 (11th of 12) ▪ SOS: -7.60 (11th of 12)

Division Champions: Miami (OH) (East) and Toledo (West)
Conference Champion: Toledo (Won Championship Game 35-27)

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Miami (OH) 8 5 .615 7 1 .875 31.3 22.9 -1.93 -7.93
Akron 6 5 .545 6 2 .750 24.6 31.5 -9.06 -7.16
Marshall 6 6 .500 6 2 .750 24.3 22.2 -4.74 -5.24
Kent State 5 6 .455 4 4 .500 30.5 24.0 -7.53 -10.89
Ohio 4 7 .364 2 6 .250 20.1 24.6 -13.25 -7.88
Buffalo 2 9 .182 2 6 .250 17.9 31.9 -21.95 -9.22
Central Florida 0 11 .000 0 8 .000 15.9 32.9 -21.68 -5.14
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Northern Illinois 9 3 .750 7 1 .875 35.1 25.3 0.06 -9.11
Toledo 9 4 .692 7 1 .875 33.2 31.1 -1.65 -6.11
Bowling Green State 9 3 .750 6 2 .750 44.3 23.5 5.50 -8.00
Eastern Michigan 4 7 .364 4 4 .500 29.8 41.6 -17.01 -9.47
Central Michigan 4 7 .364 3 5 .375 23.6 34.4 -17.07 -8.98
Ball State 2 9 .182 2 6 .250 20.5 36.8 -15.30 -5.66
Western Michigan 1 10 .091 0 8 .000 22.5 39.6 -18.81 -5.63

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/5 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 12/5 Final
Bowling Green State                       25        

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2004-12-30 Silicon Valley Bowl Northern Illinois 34 Troy 21 Silicon Valley Bowl (San Jose, CA)
2004-12-28 Independence Bowl Iowa State 17 Miami (OH) 13 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
2004-12-27 Motor City Bowl Connecticut 39 Toledo 10 Motor City Bowl (Detroit, MI)
2004-12-23 Fort Worth Bowl Cincinnati 32 Marshall 14 Fort Worth Bowl (Fort Worth, TX)
2004-12-22 GMAC Bowl Bowling Green State 52 Memphis 35 GMAC Bowl (Mobile, AL)

Conference Leaders

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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Omar Jacobs* (Bowling Green State) 167.2
2. Bruce Gradkowski* (Toledo) 162.6
3. Josh Haldi* (Northern Illinois) 140.6
  Joshua Haldi* (Northern Illinois) 140.6
5. Charlie Frye (Akron) 139.8
6. Josh Betts* (Miami (OH)) 137.7
7. Joey Lynch (Ball State) 135.1
8. Joshua Cribbs (Kent State) 133.2
9. Steven Moffett (Central Florida) 131.6
10. Kent Smith (Central Michigan) 125.1

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Michael Wafzig* (Miami (OH)) 42.4
2. Tony Mikulec (Central Michigan) 37.5

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Emmanuel Spann* (Marshall) 11.2
2. Abram Elam (Kent State) 9.2

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Stafford Owens (Ohio) 2
  Greg Jennings (Western Michigan) 2
  Ryne Robinson* (Miami (OH)) 2

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Emmanuel Spann* (Marshall) 13.5

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Keon Newson* (Bowling Green State) 2