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2005 Mid-American Conference Year Summary

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Record: 63-73, .463 W-L% (9th 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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Pass Completions

1. Luke Getsy* (AKR) 278
  Luke Getsy* (AKR) 278
3. Kent Smith (CMI) 255
4. Josh Betts (MIAOH) 248
5. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 220
6. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 207
7. Michael Machen (KENT) 200
8. Joey Lynch (BALLST) 198
9. Omar Jacobs (BGSU) 195
10. Phil Horvath (NIL) 168

Pass Attempts

1. Luke Getsy* (AKR) 525
  Luke Getsy* (AKR) 525
3. Josh Betts (MIAOH) 434
4. Kent Smith (CMI) 420
5. Michael Machen (KENT) 365
6. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 351
7. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 332
8. Omar Jacobs (BGSU) 321
9. Joey Lynch (BALLST) 314
10. Drew Willy (BUF) 246

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Phil Horvath (NIL) 70.6
2. Joey Lynch (BALLST) 63.1
3. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 62.7
4. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 62.3
5. Omar Jacobs (BGSU) 60.7
6. Kent Smith (CMI) 60.7
7. Drew Willy (BUF) 60.6
8. Josh Betts (MIAOH) 57.1
9. Michael Machen (KENT) 54.8
10. Luke Getsy* (AKR) 53.0
  Luke Getsy* (AKR) 53.0

Passing Yards

1. Luke Getsy* (AKR) 3455
  Luke Getsy* (AKR) 3455
3. Josh Betts (MIAOH) 3178
4. Kent Smith (CMI) 2799
5. Omar Jacobs (BGSU) 2591
6. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 2469
7. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 2181
8. Michael Machen (KENT) 2078
9. Phil Horvath (NIL) 2001
10. Joey Lynch (BALLST) 1982

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Phil Horvath (NIL) 8.4
2. Omar Jacobs (BGSU) 8.1
3. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 7.4
4. Josh Betts (MIAOH) 7.3
5. Kent Smith (CMI) 6.7
6. Luke Getsy* (AKR) 6.6
  Luke Getsy* (AKR) 6.6
8. Joey Lynch (BALLST) 6.3
9. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 6.2
10. Drew Willy (BUF) 6.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Omar Jacobs (BGSU) 8.7
2. Phil Horvath (NIL) 8.4
3. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 7.6
4. Josh Betts (MIAOH) 7.2
5. Kent Smith (CMI) 6.8
6. Joey Lynch (BALLST) 6.5
7. Luke Getsy* (AKR) 6.4
  Luke Getsy* (AKR) 6.4
9. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 6.4
10. Drew Willy (BUF) 4.3

Passing Touchdowns

1. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 29
2. Josh Betts (MIAOH) 27
3. Omar Jacobs (BGSU) 26
4. Luke Getsy* (AKR) 23
  Luke Getsy* (AKR) 23
6. Tim Hiller (WMI) 20
7. Phil Horvath (NIL) 18
  Joey Lynch (BALLST) 18
9. Kent Smith (CMI) 16
10. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 14

Passing Interceptions

1. Michael Machen (KENT) 18
2. Josh Betts (MIAOH) 13
3. Luke Getsy* (AKR) 12
  Drew Willy (BUF) 12
  Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 12
  Luke Getsy* (AKR) 12
7. Austen Everson (OH) 11
8. Phil Horvath (NIL) 8
9. Joey Lynch (BALLST) 7
  Omar Jacobs (BGSU) 7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Phil Horvath (NIL) 159.4
2. Omar Jacobs (BGSU) 150.9
3. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 146.4
4. Josh Betts (MIAOH) 133.2
5. Joey Lynch (BALLST) 130.5
6. Kent Smith (CMI) 126.4
7. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 125.2
8. Luke Getsy* (AKR) 118.1
  Luke Getsy* (AKR) 118.1
10. Drew Willy (BUF) 109.4

Rush Attempts

1. Brett Biggs* (AKR) 284
2. Garrett Wolfe (NIL) 242
3. Trinity Dawson* (TOL) 232
4. Brandon Murphy (MIAOH) 226
5. Trovon Riley (WMI) 220
  Ontario Sneed (CMI) 220
7. Kalvin McRae (OH) 209
8. Kent Smith (CMI) 157
9. B.J. Lane (BGSU) 139
10. Steven King (BUF) 136

Rushing Yards

1. Garrett Wolfe (NIL) 1580
2. Trinity Dawson* (TOL) 1294
3. Brett Biggs* (AKR) 1230
4. Kalvin McRae (OH) 1153
5. Brandon Murphy (MIAOH) 1070
6. Ontario Sneed (CMI) 1065
7. Trovon Riley (WMI) 1004
8. B.J. Lane (BGSU) 677
9. Charles Wynn (BALLST) 533
10. Steven King (BUF) 532

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Garrett Wolfe (NIL) 6.5
2. Adrian Davis (NIL) 5.6
3. Trinity Dawson* (TOL) 5.6
4. Kalvin McRae (OH) 5.5
5. B.J. Hill (BALLST) 5.1
6. Anthony Sherrell (EMI) 5.0
7. B.J. Lane (BGSU) 4.9
8. Ontario Sneed (CMI) 4.8
9. Brandon Murphy (MIAOH) 4.7
10. Trovon Riley (WMI) 4.6

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Garrett Wolfe (NIL) 16
2. Brett Biggs* (AKR) 10
  B.J. Lane (BGSU) 10
4. Brandon Murphy (MIAOH) 9
5. Ontario Sneed (CMI) 8
6. Kalvin McRae (OH) 7
  Kent Smith (CMI) 7
8. Trovon Riley (WMI) 6
  Austen Everson (OH) 6
10. Quinton Broussard* (TOL) 5
  A.J. Harris (NIL) 5
  Trinity Dawson* (TOL) 5

Receptions

1. Greg Jennings (WMI) 98
2. Martin Nance (MIAOH) 81
3. Ryne Robinson (MIAOH) 75
  Domenik Hixon* (AKR) 75
  Eric Deslauriers (EMI) 75
6. Charles Sharon (BGSU) 74
7. Sam Hurd (NIL) 65
  Brett Biggs* (AKR) 65
9. Justin Harper (CMI) 64
10. A.J. Bennett (EMI) 60

Receiving Yards

1. Greg Jennings (WMI) 1259
2. Domenik Hixon* (AKR) 1210
3. Ryne Robinson (MIAOH) 1119
4. Martin Nance (MIAOH) 1107
5. Sam Hurd (NIL) 1074
6. Charles Sharon (BGSU) 1028
7. Eric Deslauriers (EMI) 874
8. Steve Sanders (BGSU) 855
9. Damien Linson (CMI) 832
10. Jason Montgomery* (AKR) 702

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Najah Pruden (KENT) 20.8
2. Sam Hurd (NIL) 16.5
3. Domenik Hixon* (AKR) 16.1
4. Scott Mayle (OH) 16.1
5. Jabari Arthur* (AKR) 16.1
6. Steve Sanders (BGSU) 15.3
7. Ryne Robinson (MIAOH) 14.9
8. Damien Linson (CMI) 14.9
9. Louis Johnson (BALLST) 14.8
10. Jason Montgomery* (AKR) 14.6

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Martin Nance (MIAOH) 14
  Greg Jennings (WMI) 14
  Steve Sanders (BGSU) 14
4. Sam Hurd (NIL) 13
5. Tony Scheffler (WMI) 9
6. Domenik Hixon* (AKR) 8
  Ryne Robinson (MIAOH) 8
  Eric Deslauriers (EMI) 8
9. Jason Montgomery* (AKR) 7
10. Steve Odom* (TOL) 6
  Charles Sharon (BGSU) 6

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Brett Biggs* (AKR) 349
2. Ontario Sneed (CMI) 271
3. Garrett Wolfe (NIL) 262
4. Trinity Dawson* (TOL) 254
5. Brandon Murphy (MIAOH) 244
6. Trovon Riley (WMI) 237
7. Kalvin McRae (OH) 222
8. B.J. Lane (BGSU) 163
9. Kent Smith (CMI) 157
10. Steven King (BUF) 156

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Garrett Wolfe (NIL) 1802
2. Brett Biggs* (AKR) 1765
3. Trinity Dawson* (TOL) 1535
4. Ontario Sneed (CMI) 1498
5. Greg Jennings (WMI) 1309
6. Kalvin McRae (OH) 1250
7. Domenik Hixon* (AKR) 1234
8. Brandon Murphy (MIAOH) 1229
9. Ryne Robinson (MIAOH) 1227
10. Trovon Riley (WMI) 1153

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Garrett Wolfe (NIL) 17
2. Steve Sanders (BGSU) 15
3. Greg Jennings (WMI) 14
  Brett Biggs* (AKR) 14
  Martin Nance (MIAOH) 14
6. Sam Hurd (NIL) 13
7. B.J. Lane (BGSU) 11
  Ontario Sneed (CMI) 11
9. Tony Scheffler (WMI) 9
  Brandon Murphy (MIAOH) 9
  Trinity Dawson* (TOL) 9

Total Plays

1. Luke Getsy* (AKR) 581
  Luke Getsy* (AKR) 581
3. Kent Smith (CMI) 577
4. Josh Betts (MIAOH) 478
5. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 429
6. Michael Machen (KENT) 425
7. Joey Lynch (BALLST) 400
8. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 393
9. Omar Jacobs (BGSU) 361
10. Drew Willy (BUF) 328

Total Yards

1. Luke Getsy* (AKR) 3426
  Luke Getsy* (AKR) 3426
3. Kent Smith (CMI) 3242
4. Josh Betts (MIAOH) 3117
5. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 2760
6. Omar Jacobs (BGSU) 2653
7. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 2431
8. Michael Machen (KENT) 2036
9. Phil Horvath (NIL) 2022
10. Joey Lynch (BALLST) 1854

Total Yards Per Play

1. Josh Betts (MIAOH) 6.5
2. Luke Getsy* (AKR) 5.9
  Luke Getsy* (AKR) 5.9
4. Kent Smith (CMI) 5.6

Total Touchdowns

1. Bruce Gradkowski* (TOL) 33
2. Josh Betts (MIAOH) 28
3. Omar Jacobs (BGSU) 27
4. Luke Getsy* (AKR) 24
  Luke Getsy* (AKR) 24
6. Kent Smith (CMI) 23
7. Tim Hiller (WMI) 21
8. Phil Horvath (NIL) 19
9. Joey Lynch (BALLST) 18
10. Matt Bohnet (EMI) 17

Touchdowns

1. Garrett Wolfe (NIL) 17
2. Steve Sanders (BGSU) 15
3. Brett Biggs* (AKR) 14
  Greg Jennings (WMI) 14
  Martin Nance (MIAOH) 14
6. Sam Hurd (NIL) 13
7. Ontario Sneed (CMI) 11
  B.J. Lane (BGSU) 11
9. Trinity Dawson* (TOL) 9
  Brandon Murphy (MIAOH) 9
  Ryne Robinson (MIAOH) 9
  Tony Scheffler (WMI) 9

Points

1. Ameer Ismail (WMI) 8
2. Brion Stokes* (AKR) 6
  Luke Getsy* (AKR) 6
  Paul Tithof (WMI) 6
  Bruce Rice (KENT) 6
6. Jason Jones (EMI) 2
  Andrae Smith (BUF) 2
  Andre Kirkland (KENT) 2

Extra Point Attempts

1. Jason Robbins* (TOL) 55
2. Chris Nendick (NIL) 50
3. Nate Meyer (WMI) 44
  Todd Soderquist (MIAOH) 44
5. Jason Swiger* (AKR) 36
6. Rick Albreski (CMI) 32
7. Josef Timchenko (BGSU) 28
8. Brian Jackson (BALLST) 27
9. Andrew Wellock (EMI) 24
10. Travis Mayle (KENT) 21
  Nate Fry (BGSU) 21

Extra Points Made

1. Jason Robbins* (TOL) 54
2. Chris Nendick (NIL) 50
3. Todd Soderquist (MIAOH) 43
4. Nate Meyer (WMI) 42
5. Jason Swiger* (AKR) 35
6. Rick Albreski (CMI) 31
7. Brian Jackson (BALLST) 26
8. Josef Timchenko (BGSU) 23
9. Andrew Wellock (EMI) 22
10. Travis Mayle (KENT) 20

Field Goal Attempts

1. Todd Soderquist (MIAOH) 27
2. Andrew Wellock (EMI) 25
3. Jason Swiger* (AKR) 20
4. Nate Meyer (WMI) 19
  Rick Albreski (CMI) 19
6. Jason Robbins* (TOL) 13
  Brian Jackson (BALLST) 13
  Chris Nendick (NIL) 13
9. Travis Mayle (KENT) 11
10. Michael Baker (BUF) 8

Field Goals Made

1. Todd Soderquist (MIAOH) 19
2. Andrew Wellock (EMI) 18
3. Jason Swiger* (AKR) 14
4. Jason Robbins* (TOL) 13
5. Nate Meyer (WMI) 12
6. Rick Albreski (CMI) 10
7. Brian Jackson (BALLST) 9
  Chris Nendick (NIL) 9
9. Travis Mayle (KENT) 8
10. Josef Timchenko (BGSU) 4

Punts

1. Matthew Miller (OH) 84
2. Ben Woods (BUF) 80
3. Billy Sullivan* (AKR) 77
4. Tony Mikulec (CMI) 72
5. Chris Miller (BALLST) 68
6. Joshua Brazen (KENT) 67
7. Jim Laney (WMI) 60
8. Andrew Wellock (EMI) 57
9. Andy Dittbenner (NIL) 54
10. Nate Fry (BGSU) 51

Punting Yards

1. Matthew Miller (OH) 3245
2. Billy Sullivan* (AKR) 3034
3. Ben Woods (BUF) 2967
4. Chris Miller (BALLST) 2917
5. Joshua Brazen (KENT) 2844
6. Tony Mikulec (CMI) 2742
7. Jim Laney (WMI) 2449
8. Andrew Wellock (EMI) 2183
9. Andy Dittbenner (NIL) 2083
10. Nate Fry (BGSU) 1965

Punt Returns

1. Shatone Powers (NIL) 30
2. Domenik Hixon* (AKR) 26
  Ryne Robinson (MIAOH) 26
4. Charles Sharon (BGSU) 25
5. Dion Byrum (OH) 22
6. Steve Odom* (TOL) 20
  Greg Jennings (WMI) 20
8. Damien Linson (CMI) 19
9. Derrick Bush (KENT) 18
  B.J. Hill (BALLST) 18

Punt Return Yards

1. Ryne Robinson (MIAOH) 301
2. Charles Sharon (BGSU) 271
3. Shatone Powers (NIL) 249
4. B.J. Hill (BALLST) 200
  Domenik Hixon* (AKR) 200
6. Damien Linson (CMI) 175
7. Greg Jennings (WMI) 172
8. Dion Byrum (OH) 166
9. Steve Odom* (TOL) 126
10. Derrick Bush (KENT) 112

Kickoff Returns

1. Domenik Hixon* (AKR) 30
2. Dante Love (BALLST) 22
  Trumaine Riley (EMI) 22
4. Scott Mayle (OH) 21
5. Shawn Bayes (KENT) 18
6. B.J. Lane (BGSU) 17
  Richard Davis* (TOL) 17
8. Shawn Lewis (KENT) 15
  A.J. Harris (NIL) 15
  Terry Moss (BALLST) 15

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Domenik Hixon* (AKR) 705
2. Scott Mayle (OH) 572
3. Dante Love (BALLST) 546
4. Trumaine Riley (EMI) 492
5. A.J. Harris (NIL) 408
6. Richard Davis* (TOL) 387
7. Shawn Bayes (KENT) 366
8. Shatone Powers (NIL) 335
9. Ryan Redd (MIAOH) 296
10. B.J. Lane (BGSU) 289

Solo Tackles

1. Jay Rohr* (AKR) 78
2. Matt Muncy (OH) 71
  Rontrell Woodruff (EMI) 71
4. Anthony Jordan* (TOL) 62
5. John Mackey* (AKR) 61
6. Thomas Keith (CMI) 60
7. Michael Richardson (EMI) 59
8. Justin Parrish (KENT) 58
  Antwain Allen (WMI) 58
  Dustin Utschig (NIL) 58

Assisted Tackles

1. David Thomas* (TOL) 56
2. Ameer Ismail (WMI) 52
3. Daniel Holtzclaw (EMI) 50
4. Dustin Utschig (NIL) 48
  Tyrrell Herbert* (TOL) 48
6. Keenan Blalark (NIL) 47
7. Anthony Jordan* (TOL) 45
  Tyler Russ (OH) 45
9. Terrill Mayberry (BGSU) 44
  Thomas Keith (CMI) 44
  John Busing (MIAOH) 44

Total Tackles

1. Jay Rohr* (AKR) 121
2. Matt Muncy (OH) 114
3. Rontrell Woodruff (EMI) 110
4. Anthony Jordan* (TOL) 107
5. Dustin Utschig (NIL) 106
6. Thomas Keith (CMI) 104
7. Michael Richardson (EMI) 102
8. John Busing (MIAOH) 97
9. Justin Parrish (KENT) 96
10. Antwain Allen (WMI) 95
  John Mackey* (AKR) 95

Tackles for Loss

1. Dan Bazuin (CMI) 26
2. Ameer Ismail (WMI) 20
  Justin Parrish (KENT) 20
4. Kevin Howe (EMI) 16
5. Brian White* (AKR) 16
6. Jermaine Reid* (AKR) 14
7. Colin Ferrell (KENT) 13
  Rob Schroeder (BUF) 13
  Aaron Sanders (BUF) 13
10. Jay Rohr* (AKR) 12
  Mike Alston* (TOL) 12
  Blair Kramer (BALLST) 12

Sacks

1. Dan Bazuin (CMI) 16
2. Kevin Howe (EMI) 10
3. Mike Alston* (TOL) 10
4. Justin Parrish (KENT) 8
5. Ameer Ismail (WMI) 8
6. Aaron Sanders (BUF) 8
7. Jermaine Reid* (AKR) 7
8. Jason Jones (EMI) 6
9. Brian White* (AKR) 6
  Craig Rusch (NIL) 6

Interception Return Yards

1. Dion Byrum (OH) 153
2. Antonio Smith (BGSU) 100
3. C.J. Wilson (WMI) 93
  Keon Jackson* (TOL) 93
5. Zach Davidson (WMI) 73
  Jon Sessler (KENT) 73
7. Ryan Redd (MIAOH) 68
8. Jelani Jordan (BGSU) 66
9. Antonio Malone* (TOL) 60
10. Jesse Imes (BUF) 53

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Antonio Smith (BGSU) 2
  Dion Byrum (OH) 2

Passes Defended

1. Gemara Williams (BUF) 14
2. Jack Williams (KENT) 13
  Keon Jackson* (TOL) 13
4. Jelani Jordan (BGSU) 12
  Dion Byrum (OH) 12
6. Louis Delmas (WMI) 11
  Reggie Corner* (AKR) 11
8. Antonio Smith (BGSU) 10
9. Thomas Keith (CMI) 9
  Antonio Malone* (TOL) 9
  Jesse Dailey (CMI) 9
  Alvah Hansbro (NIL) 9