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2005 Mid-American Conference Year Summary

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Record: 63-73, .463 W-L% (11th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -5.99 (10th of 12) ▪ SOS: -4.39 (10th of 12)

Division Champions: Akron (East) and Northern Illinois (West)
Conference Champion: Akron (Won Championship Game 31-30)

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) 7 4 .636 5 3 .625 33.7 23.5 1.35 -6.11
Bowling Green State 6 5 .545 5 3 .625 33.8 27.6 -3.17 -6.07
Akron 7 6 .538 5 3 .625 23.6 24.5 -5.50 -4.96
Ohio 4 7 .364 3 5 .375 17.5 30.5 -11.71 -1.89
Buffalo 1 10 .091 1 7 .125 10.0 29.7 -21.29 -5.20
Kent State 1 10 .091 0 8 .000 16.4 30.1 -17.23 -5.42
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Toledo 9 3 .750 6 2 .750 35.8 21.8 3.58 -7.25
Northern Illinois 7 5 .583 6 2 .750 32.4 22.8 2.83 -3.26
Western Michigan 7 4 .636 5 3 .625 32.2 31.1 -5.55 -7.37
Central Michigan 6 5 .545 5 3 .625 23.6 23.6 -0.42 -1.69
Ball State 4 7 .364 4 4 .500 21.2 37.8 -7.31 0.87
Eastern Michigan 4 7 .364 3 5 .375 21.8 26.8 -7.42 -4.33

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2005-12-26 Motor City Bowl Memphis 38 Akron 31 Motor City Bowl (Detroit, MI)
2005-12-21 GMAC Bowl Toledo 45 Texas-El Paso 13 GMAC Bowl (Mobile, AL)

Conference Leaders

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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Phil Horvath (Northern Illinois) 159.4
2. Omar Jacobs (Bowling Green State) 150.9
3. Bruce Gradkowski* (Toledo) 146.4
4. Josh Betts (Miami (OH)) 133.2
5. Joey Lynch (Ball State) 130.5
6. Kent Smith (Central Michigan) 126.4
7. Matt Bohnet (Eastern Michigan) 125.2
8. Luke Getsy* (Akron) 118.1
10. Drew Willy (Buffalo) 109.4

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Najah Pruden (Kent State) 20.8
2. Sam Hurd (Northern Illinois) 16.5
3. Domenik Hixon* (Akron) 16.1
4. Scott Mayle (Ohio) 16.1
5. Jabari Arthur* (Akron) 16.1
6. Steve Sanders (Bowling Green State) 15.3
7. Ryne Robinson (Miami (OH)) 14.9
8. Damien Linson (Central Michigan) 14.9
9. Louis Johnson (Ball State) 14.8
10. Jason Montgomery* (Akron) 14.6

Total Yards Per Play

1. Josh Betts (Miami (OH)) 6.5
2. Luke Getsy* (Akron) 5.9
4. Kent Smith (Central Michigan) 5.6

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Antonio Smith (Bowling Green State) 2
  Dion Byrum (Ohio) 2