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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

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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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Pass Completions

1. Omar Jacobs* (BGSU) 309
2. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 280
3. Josh Betts* (MIAOH) 267
4. Stan Hill* (MARSH) 233
5. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 228
6. Charlie Frye (AKR) 220
7. Joshua Cribbs (KENT) 216
8. Kent Smith (CMI) 188
9. Ryan Cubit (WMI) 170
  Ryan Cubit (WMI) 170

Pass Attempts

1. Omar Jacobs* (BGSU) 462
2. Josh Betts* (MIAOH) 442
3. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 434
4. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 399
5. Stan Hill* (MARSH) 397
6. Charlie Frye (AKR) 346
7. Joshua Cribbs (KENT) 335
8. Kent Smith (CMI) 333
9. Ryan Cubit (WMI) 290
  Ryan Cubit (WMI) 290

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 70.2
2. Omar Jacobs* (BGSU) 66.9
3. Joshua Cribbs (KENT) 64.5
4. Steven Moffett (CFL) 64.2
5. Joey Lynch (BALLST) 63.9
6. Charlie Frye (AKR) 63.6
7. Josh Betts* (MIAOH) 60.4
8. Stan Hill* (MARSH) 58.7
9. Ryan Cubit (WMI) 58.6
  Ryan Cubit (WMI) 58.6

Passing Yards

1. Omar Jacobs* (BGSU) 4002
2. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 3518
3. Josh Betts* (MIAOH) 3495
4. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 2807
5. Charlie Frye (AKR) 2623
6. Stan Hill* (MARSH) 2387
7. Kent Smith (CMI) 2284
8. Joshua Cribbs (KENT) 2215
9. Ryan Cubit (WMI) 1887
  Ryan Cubit (WMI) 1887

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 8.8
2. Omar Jacobs* (BGSU) 8.7
3. Josh Betts* (MIAOH) 7.9
4. Josh Haldi* (NIL) 7.7
  Joshua Haldi* (NIL) 7.7
6. Charlie Frye (AKR) 7.6
7. Steven Moffett (CFL) 7.5
8. Kent Smith (CMI) 6.9
9. Joey Lynch (BALLST) 6.7
10. Joshua Cribbs (KENT) 6.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Omar Jacobs* (BGSU) 10.0
2. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 9.3
3. Josh Haldi* (NIL) 8.4
  Joshua Haldi* (NIL) 8.4
5. Charlie Frye (AKR) 7.6
6. Josh Betts* (MIAOH) 7.5
7. Joey Lynch (BALLST) 7.2
8. Joshua Cribbs (KENT) 6.8
9. Kent Smith (CMI) 6.7
10. Steven Moffett (CFL) 6.3

Passing Touchdowns

1. Omar Jacobs* (BGSU) 41
2. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 27
3. Josh Betts* (MIAOH) 23
4. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 21
5. Stan Hill* (MARSH) 18
  Charlie Frye (AKR) 18
7. Joshua Cribbs (KENT) 17
8. Kent Smith (CMI) 16
9. Joshua Haldi* (NIL) 15
  Josh Haldi* (NIL) 15

Passing Interceptions

1. Stan Hill* (MARSH) 14
  Josh Betts* (MIAOH) 14
3. Ryan Cubit (WMI) 12
  Matt Bohnet (EMI) 12
  Ryan Cubit (WMI) 12
6. Steven Moffett (CFL) 10
7. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 8
  P.J. Piskorik (BUF) 8
  Kent Smith (CMI) 8
  Charlie Frye (AKR) 8

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Omar Jacobs* (BGSU) 167.2
2. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 162.6
3. Josh Haldi* (NIL) 140.6
  Joshua Haldi* (NIL) 140.6
5. Charlie Frye (AKR) 139.8
6. Josh Betts* (MIAOH) 137.7
7. Joey Lynch (BALLST) 135.1
8. Joshua Cribbs (KENT) 133.2
9. Steven Moffett (CFL) 131.6
10. Kent Smith (CMI) 125.1

Rush Attempts

1. Jerry Seymour (CMI) 262
2. Garrett Wolfe* (NIL) 256
3. Alex Haynes (CFL) 215
4. Luke Clemens* (MIAOH) 213
5. Adell Givens (BALLST) 202
6. Anthony Sherrell (EMI) 194
7. Brett Biggs (AKR) 185
8. David Alston (KENT) 178
  P.J. Pope* (BGSU) 178
10. Earl Charles* (MARSH) 177

Rushing Yards

1. Garrett Wolfe* (NIL) 1656
2. Jerry Seymour (CMI) 1284
3. P.J. Pope* (BGSU) 1098
4. Adell Givens (BALLST) 963
5. Luke Clemens* (MIAOH) 899
6. Joshua Cribbs (KENT) 893
7. Brett Biggs (AKR) 871
8. Alex Haynes (CFL) 854
  Anthony Sherrell (EMI) 854
10. Earl Charles* (MARSH) 824

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Garrett Wolfe* (NIL) 6.5
2. P.J. Pope* (BGSU) 6.2
3. Justin Roush (OH) 5.4
4. Joshua Cribbs (KENT) 5.3
5. Trinity Dawson* (TOL) 5.1
6. Jerry Seymour (CMI) 4.9
7. Ahmad Bradshaw* (MARSH) 4.9
8. Adell Givens (BALLST) 4.8
9. Steven King (BUF) 4.7
10. A.J. Harris* (NIL) 4.7

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Garrett Wolfe* (NIL) 18
2. P.J. Pope* (BGSU) 15
3. Luke Clemens* (MIAOH) 12
4. David Alston (KENT) 11
  Anthony Sherrell (EMI) 11
6. Brett Biggs (AKR) 10
  Kent Smith (CMI) 10
8. Joshua Cribbs (KENT) 9
  Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 9
10. Scooter McDougle* (TOL) 7
  Steven King (BUF) 7

Receptions

1. Dante Ridgeway (BALLST) 105
2. Lance Moore* (TOL) 90
3. Josh Davis* (MARSH) 86
4. Eric Deslauriers (EMI) 84
5. Cole Magner* (BGSU) 77
6. Greg Jennings (WMI) 74
7. Darrell Dowery (KENT) 68
8. Domenik Hixon (AKR) 66
  Charles Sharon* (BGSU) 66
10. Ryne Robinson* (MIAOH) 64

Receiving Yards

1. Dante Ridgeway (BALLST) 1399
2. Eric Deslauriers (EMI) 1252
3. Lance Moore* (TOL) 1189
4. Greg Jennings (WMI) 1092
5. Charles Sharon* (BGSU) 1070
6. Steve Sanders* (BGSU) 984
7. Dan Sheldon* (NIL) 936
8. Ryne Robinson* (MIAOH) 932
9. Josh Davis* (MARSH) 914
10. Domenik Hixon (AKR) 882

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Dan Sheldon* (NIL) 23.4
2. Steve Sanders* (BGSU) 17.9
3. Scott Mayle (OH) 17.7
4. Charles Sharon* (BGSU) 16.2
5. Damien Linson (CMI) 15.5
6. Kenny Higgins* (TOL) 15.2
7. Eric Deslauriers (EMI) 14.9
8. Greg Jennings (WMI) 14.8
9. Michael Larkin* (MIAOH) 14.6
10. Ryne Robinson* (MIAOH) 14.6

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Charles Sharon* (BGSU) 15
2. Lance Moore* (TOL) 14
3. Eric Deslauriers (EMI) 13
4. Greg Jennings (WMI) 11
5. Dan Sheldon* (NIL) 9
6. Michael Larkin* (MIAOH) 8
  Dante Ridgeway (BALLST) 8
  Steve Sanders* (BGSU) 8
9. Brad Bates* (MARSH) 7
  Damien Linson (CMI) 7
  Josh Davis* (MARSH) 7

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Jerry Seymour (CMI) 309
2. Garrett Wolfe* (NIL) 266
3. Luke Clemens* (MIAOH) 238
4. Alex Haynes (CFL) 233
5. P.J. Pope* (BGSU) 228
6. Brett Biggs (AKR) 217
7. Adell Givens (BALLST) 215
8. Anthony Sherrell (EMI) 214
9. David Alston (KENT) 206
10. Earl Charles* (MARSH) 195

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Garrett Wolfe* (NIL) 1773
2. Jerry Seymour (CMI) 1697
3. P.J. Pope* (BGSU) 1588
4. Dante Ridgeway (BALLST) 1386
5. Brett Biggs (AKR) 1292
6. Eric Deslauriers (EMI) 1265
7. Lance Moore* (TOL) 1208
8. Luke Clemens* (MIAOH) 1126
9. Greg Jennings (WMI) 1104
10. Adell Givens (BALLST) 1100

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. P.J. Pope* (BGSU) 21
  Garrett Wolfe* (NIL) 21
3. Charles Sharon* (BGSU) 15
  Luke Clemens* (MIAOH) 15
5. Lance Moore* (TOL) 14
6. Eric Deslauriers (EMI) 13
7. Brett Biggs (AKR) 12
  Anthony Sherrell (EMI) 12
9. David Alston (KENT) 11
  Greg Jennings (WMI) 11

Total Plays

1. Omar Jacobs* (BGSU) 557
2. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 534
3. Josh Betts* (MIAOH) 525
4. Joshua Cribbs (KENT) 505
5. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 490
6. Stan Hill* (MARSH) 456
7. Charlie Frye (AKR) 446
8. Kent Smith (CMI) 445
9. Ryan Hawk (OH) 353
  Ryan Hawk (OH) 353

Total Yards

1. Omar Jacobs* (BGSU) 4302
2. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 3709
3. Josh Betts* (MIAOH) 3581
4. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 3231
5. Joshua Cribbs (KENT) 3108
6. Kent Smith (CMI) 2635
7. Charlie Frye (AKR) 2617
8. Stan Hill* (MARSH) 2296
9. Ryan Cubit (WMI) 1860
  Ryan Cubit (WMI) 1860

Total Yards Per Play

1. Omar Jacobs* (BGSU) 7.7
2. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 7.6
3. Josh Betts* (MIAOH) 6.8
4. Joshua Cribbs (KENT) 6.2
5. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 6.1

Total Touchdowns

1. Omar Jacobs* (BGSU) 45
2. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 36
3. Joshua Cribbs (KENT) 26
  Kent Smith (CMI) 26
  Josh Betts* (MIAOH) 26
6. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 21
7. Charlie Frye (AKR) 20
8. Joshua Haldi* (NIL) 18
  Stan Hill* (MARSH) 18
  Garrett Wolfe* (NIL) 18
  Josh Haldi* (NIL) 18

Touchdowns

1. Garrett Wolfe* (NIL) 21
  P.J. Pope* (BGSU) 21
3. Charles Sharon* (BGSU) 16
4. Luke Clemens* (MIAOH) 15
  Lance Moore* (TOL) 15
6. Eric Deslauriers (EMI) 13
  Greg Jennings (WMI) 13
8. Brett Biggs (AKR) 12
  Anthony Sherrell (EMI) 12
10. David Alston (KENT) 11

Points

1. P.J. Pope* (BGSU) 126
  Garrett Wolfe* (NIL) 126
3. Shaun Suisham* (BGSU) 111
4. Chris Nendick* (NIL) 99
5. Charles Sharon* (BGSU) 96
6. Andrew Wellock (EMI) 95
7. Lance Moore* (TOL) 90
  Luke Clemens* (MIAOH) 90
9. Jason Robbins* (TOL) 82
10. Greg Jennings (WMI) 78
  Eric Deslauriers (EMI) 78

Extra Point Attempts

1. Shaun Suisham* (BGSU) 69
2. Jason Robbins* (TOL) 56
3. Chris Nendick* (NIL) 52
4. Travis Mayle (KENT) 41
5. Robert Menchinger (WMI) 33
  Ian O'Connor* (MARSH) 33
  Jason Swiger (AKR) 33
  Andrew Wellock (EMI) 33
9. Mike Gruzwalski (CMI) 27
10. Todd Soderquist* (MIAOH) 25
  Michael Baker (BUF) 25

Extra Points Made

1. Shaun Suisham* (BGSU) 69
2. Jason Robbins* (TOL) 55
3. Chris Nendick* (NIL) 51
4. Travis Mayle (KENT) 37
5. Robert Menchinger (WMI) 32
  Andrew Wellock (EMI) 32
7. Jason Swiger (AKR) 31
  Ian O'Connor* (MARSH) 31
9. Todd Soderquist* (MIAOH) 24
  Michael Baker (BUF) 24

Field Goal Attempts

1. Andrew Wellock (EMI) 23
2. Chris Nendick* (NIL) 21
3. Shaun Suisham* (BGSU) 20
4. Ian O'Connor* (MARSH) 19
5. Jason Swiger (AKR) 17
6. Brian Jackson (BALLST) 16
7. Matt Prater (CFL) 14
  Brooks Rossman (OH) 14
9. Mike Gruzwalski (CMI) 13
  Travis Mayle (KENT) 13
  Michael Baker (BUF) 13

Field Goals Made

1. Andrew Wellock (EMI) 21
2. Chris Nendick* (NIL) 16
3. Shaun Suisham* (BGSU) 14
  Ian O'Connor* (MARSH) 14
5. Brian Jackson (BALLST) 12
6. Jason Swiger (AKR) 10
  Jared Parseghian* (MIAOH) 10
8. Matt Prater (CFL) 9
  Jason Robbins* (TOL) 9
10. Brooks Rossman (OH) 7

Field Goal Percentage

1. Andrew Wellock (EMI) 91.3
2. Chris Nendick* (NIL) 76.2
3. Brian Jackson (BALLST) 75.0
4. Ian O'Connor* (MARSH) 73.7
5. Shaun Suisham* (BGSU) 70.0
6. Matt Prater (CFL) 64.3
7. Jason Swiger (AKR) 58.8
8. Brooks Rossman (OH) 50.0
9. Mike Gruzwalski (CMI) 46.2
  Travis Mayle (KENT) 46.2

Punts

1. Reggie Hodges (BALLST) 73
2. Ben Woods (BUF) 72
3. Matthew Miller (OH) 67
4. Aaron Horne (CFL) 66
5. Ian O'Connor* (MARSH) 64
6. Tony Mikulec (CMI) 63
  Anthony Mikulec (CMI) 63
  Billy Sullivan (AKR) 63
9. Michael Wafzig* (MIAOH) 54
  Mike Wafzig* (MIAOH) 54

Punting Yards

1. Reggie Hodges (BALLST) 3109
2. Ben Woods (BUF) 2964
3. Matthew Miller (OH) 2840
4. Ian O'Connor* (MARSH) 2586
5. Aaron Horne (CFL) 2554
6. Billy Sullivan (AKR) 2532
7. Tony Mikulec (CMI) 2362
  Anthony Mikulec (CMI) 2362
9. Mike Wafzig* (MIAOH) 2287
  Michael Wafzig* (MIAOH) 2287

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Adam Anderson (WMI) 42.8
2. Reggie Hodges (BALLST) 42.6
3. Matthew Miller (OH) 42.4
4. Michael Wafzig* (MIAOH) 42.4
  Mike Wafzig* (MIAOH) 42.4
6. Ben Woods (BUF) 41.2
7. Brett Kern* (TOL) 40.6
8. Ian O'Connor* (MARSH) 40.4
9. Joshua Brazen (KENT) 40.4
10. Billy Sullivan (AKR) 40.2

Punt Returns

1. Ryne Robinson* (MIAOH) 39
2. Charles Sharon* (BGSU) 24
  Dan Sheldon* (NIL) 24
  Dion Byrum (OH) 24
5. Greg Jennings (WMI) 21
6. Trumaine Riley (EMI) 20
7. Tavaris Capers (CFL) 18
8. Emmanuel Spann* (MARSH) 17
  Emanuel Spann* (MARSH) 17
10. Domenik Hixon (AKR) 16
  Abram Elam (KENT) 16
  Abram Elam (KENT) 16

Punt Return Yards

1. Ryne Robinson* (MIAOH) 547
2. Dan Sheldon* (NIL) 394
3. Greg Jennings (WMI) 311
4. Charles Sharon* (BGSU) 282
5. Domenik Hixon (AKR) 275
6. Emmanuel Spann* (MARSH) 191
  Emanuel Spann* (MARSH) 191
8. Tavaris Capers (CFL) 187
9. Lance Moore* (TOL) 180
10. Dion Byrum (OH) 175

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Domenik Hixon (AKR) 17.2
2. Dan Sheldon* (NIL) 16.4
3. Greg Jennings (WMI) 14.8
4. Ryne Robinson* (MIAOH) 14.0
5. Lance Moore* (TOL) 13.8
6. Charles Sharon* (BGSU) 11.8
7. Emanuel Spann* (MARSH) 11.2
  Emmanuel Spann* (MARSH) 11.2
9. Tavaris Capers (CFL) 10.4
10. Abram Elam (KENT) 9.2
  Abram Elam (KENT) 9.2

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Stafford Owens (OH) 2
  Ryne Robinson* (MIAOH) 2
  Greg Jennings (WMI) 2

Kickoff Returns

1. Trumaine Riley (EMI) 36
2. Tyrone Walker (WMI) 35
3. Terry Moss (BALLST) 27
4. David Alston (KENT) 26
5. Luther Huggins (CFL) 24
6. Lance Moore* (TOL) 21
7. Chris McDuffie (BUF) 20
  B.J. Lane* (BGSU) 20
9. Domenik Hixon (AKR) 18
  Korey Kirkpatrick* (MIAOH) 18

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Tyrone Walker (WMI) 738
2. Trumaine Riley (EMI) 552
3. Luther Huggins (CFL) 528
4. David Alston (KENT) 499
5. Terry Moss (BALLST) 471
6. Korey Kirkpatrick* (MIAOH) 468
7. B.J. Lane* (BGSU) 462
8. Domenik Hixon (AKR) 449
9. Lance Moore* (TOL) 446
10. Chris McDuffie (BUF) 400

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Asante White (CMI) 28.0
2. Korey Kirkpatrick* (MIAOH) 26.0
3. Domenik Hixon (AKR) 24.9
4. Dion Byrum (OH) 23.6
  Mark Bonds (WMI) 23.6
6. B.J. Lane* (BGSU) 23.1
7. Lionel Hickenbottom* (NIL) 22.9
8. Luther Huggins (CFL) 22.0
9. Ahmad Bradshaw* (MARSH) 21.5
10. Lance Moore* (TOL) 21.2

Interception Return Yards

1. Keon Newson* (BGSU) 107
2. Abram Elam (KENT) 105
  Abram Elam (KENT) 105
4. Chris Royal* (MARSH) 103
5. Jack Williams (KENT) 99
6. Nigel Morris* (TOL) 88
7. Ray Smith* (NIL) 83
8. Mike Walker (CFL) 71
9. Ted Piepkow* (BGSU) 64
10. Dwayne Lefall (AKR) 60

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Keon Newson* (BGSU) 2