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2009 Mid-American Conference Year Summary

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Record: 70-93, .429 W-L% (11th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -8.86 (11th of 12) ▪ SOS: -6.14 (12th of 12)

Division Champions: Ohio (East), Temple (East) and Central Michigan (West)
Conference Champion: Central Michigan (Won Championship Game 20-10)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Central Michigan)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Temple 9 4 .692 7 1 .875 29.5 22.3 -2.36 -8.29
Ohio 9 5 .643 7 1 .875 24.8 21.3 -1.89 -6.18
Bowling Green State 7 6 .538 6 2 .750 28.5 27.5 -2.34 -4.65
Kent State 5 7 .417 4 4 .500 19.3 22.4 -10.69 -7.77
Buffalo 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 24.1 23.8 -6.75 -5.58
Akron 3 9 .250 2 6 .250 19.3 28.8 -14.65 -4.99
Miami (OH) 1 11 .083 1 7 .125 15.6 34.2 -16.98 -1.39
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Central Michigan 12 2 .857 8 0 1.000 33.9 18.9 4.76 -6.38
Northern Illinois 7 6 .538 5 3 .625 28.6 21.6 -4.24 -7.54
Western Michigan 5 7 .417 4 4 .500 24.7 27.5 -10.53 -8.78
Toledo 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 29.7 37.7 -11.29 -5.79
Ball State 2 10 .167 2 6 .250 19.2 28.2 -15.38 -7.05
Eastern Michigan 0 12 .000 0 8 .000 16.4 38.3 -22.89 -5.48

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/8 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
Central Michigan                             25 23

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2010-01-06 GMAC Bowl Central Michigan 44 Troy 41 GMAC Bowl (Mobile, AL)
2010-01-02 International Bowl South Florida 27 Northern Illinois 3 International Bowl (Toronto, Canada)
2009-12-30 Humanitarian Bowl Idaho 43 Bowling Green State 42 Humanitarian Bowl (Boise, ID)
2009-12-29 EagleBank Bowl UCLA 30 Temple 21 EagleBank Bowl (Washington, DC)
2009-12-26 Little Caesars Bowl Marshall 21 Ohio 17 Little Caesars Bowl (Detroit, MI)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Tyler Sheehan* (BGSU) 373
2. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 318
3. Tim Hiller (WMI) 309
4. Zac Dysert (MIAOH) 247
5. Zach Maynard (BUF) 218
6. Theo Scott* (OH) 199
7. Spencer Keith (KENT) 168
8. Aaron Opelt (TOL) 154
9. Chandler Harnish* (NIL) 143
10. Patrick Nicely (AKR) 120

Pass Attempts

1. Tyler Sheehan* (BGSU) 575
2. Tim Hiller (WMI) 514
3. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 456
4. Zac Dysert (MIAOH) 401
5. Zach Maynard (BUF) 379
6. Theo Scott* (OH) 344
7. Spencer Keith (KENT) 294
8. Aaron Opelt (TOL) 261
9. Chandler Harnish* (NIL) 223
10. Patrick Nicely (AKR) 222

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 69.7
2. Tyler Sheehan* (BGSU) 64.9
3. Chandler Harnish* (NIL) 64.1
4. Zac Dysert (MIAOH) 61.6
5. Tim Hiller (WMI) 60.1
6. Aaron Opelt (TOL) 59.0
7. Theo Scott* (OH) 57.8
8. Zach Maynard (BUF) 57.5
9. Spencer Keith (KENT) 57.1
10. Patrick Nicely (AKR) 54.1

Passing Yards

1. Tyler Sheehan* (BGSU) 4051
2. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 3438
3. Tim Hiller (WMI) 3249
4. Zach Maynard (BUF) 2694
5. Zac Dysert (MIAOH) 2611
6. Theo Scott* (OH) 2369
7. Spencer Keith (KENT) 2147
8. Aaron Opelt (TOL) 1997
9. Chandler Harnish* (NIL) 1670
10. Vaughn Charlton* (TEMP) 1390

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Aaron Opelt (TOL) 7.7
2. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 7.5
3. Chandler Harnish* (NIL) 7.5
4. Spencer Keith (KENT) 7.3
5. Zach Maynard (BUF) 7.1
6. Tyler Sheehan* (BGSU) 7.0
7. Theo Scott* (OH) 6.9
8. Vaughn Charlton* (TEMP) 6.5
9. Zac Dysert (MIAOH) 6.5
10. Tim Hiller (WMI) 6.3

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 8.1
2. Tyler Sheehan* (BGSU) 7.4
3. Chandler Harnish* (NIL) 7.3
4. Aaron Opelt (TOL) 7.2
5. Theo Scott* (OH) 6.6
6. Spencer Keith (KENT) 6.6
7. Zach Maynard (BUF) 6.3
8. Tim Hiller (WMI) 6.1
9. Patrick Nicely (AKR) 5.4
10. Zac Dysert (MIAOH) 5.3

Passing Touchdowns

1. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 28
2. Tyler Sheehan* (BGSU) 27
3. Tim Hiller (WMI) 23
4. Theo Scott* (OH) 20
5. Zach Maynard (BUF) 18
6. Aaron Opelt (TOL) 16
7. Spencer Keith (KENT) 14
8. Zac Dysert (MIAOH) 12
9. Chandler Harnish* (NIL) 11
10. Vaughn Charlton* (TEMP) 10

Passing Interceptions

1. Zac Dysert (MIAOH) 16
2. Zach Maynard (BUF) 15
3. Tim Hiller (WMI) 13
4. Spencer Keith (KENT) 11
  Vaughn Charlton* (TEMP) 11
  Theo Scott* (OH) 11
7. Aaron Opelt (TOL) 10
8. Kelly Page (BALLST) 9
9. Alex Gillett (EMI) 7
  Tyler Sheehan* (BGSU) 7
  Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 150.3
2. Chandler Harnish* (NIL) 137.9
3. Tyler Sheehan* (BGSU) 137.1
4. Aaron Opelt (TOL) 135.8
5. Theo Scott* (OH) 128.5
6. Spencer Keith (KENT) 126.7
7. Zach Maynard (BUF) 125.0
8. Tim Hiller (WMI) 122.9
9. Zac Dysert (MIAOH) 118.2
10. Vaughn Charlton* (TEMP) 110.2

Rush Attempts

1. Bernard Pierce* (TEMP) 236
2. Brandon West (WMI) 214
3. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 183
4. Miquale Lewis (BALLST) 181
5. Chad Spann* (NIL) 179
6. Dajuane Collins (TOL) 178
7. Willie Geter* (BGSU) 176
8. Dwayne Priest (EMI) 175
9. Zac Dysert (MIAOH) 149
10. Meco Brown* (NIL) 148

Rushing Yards

1. Bernard Pierce* (TEMP) 1361
2. Brandon West (WMI) 1164
3. Chad Spann* (NIL) 1038
4. Dajuane Collins (TOL) 991
5. Miquale Lewis (BALLST) 871
6. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 713
7. Willie Geter* (BGSU) 705
8. Jacquise Terry (KENT) 649
9. Meco Brown* (NIL) 645
10. Dwayne Priest (EMI) 633

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ike Nduka (BUF) 6.2
2. Cory Sykes (BALLST) 6.2
3. Matt Brown* (TEMP) 5.9
4. Chad Spann* (NIL) 5.8
5. Bernard Pierce* (TEMP) 5.8
6. Bryan Schroeder* (CMI) 5.6
7. Dajuane Collins (TOL) 5.6
8. Brandon West (WMI) 5.4
9. Alex Gillett (EMI) 5.1
10. Miquale Lewis (BALLST) 4.8

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Chad Spann* (NIL) 19
2. Bernard Pierce* (TEMP) 16
3. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 15
4. Dajuane Collins (TOL) 14
5. Brandon West (WMI) 10
6. Willie Geter* (BGSU) 9
7. Dwayne Priest (EMI) 7
8. Ike Nduka (BUF) 6
9. Matt Brown* (TEMP) 5
  Miquale Lewis (BALLST) 5
  Alex Allen (AKR) 5
  Zac Dysert (MIAOH) 5
  Bryan Schroeder* (CMI) 5

Receptions

1. Freddie Barnes* (BGSU) 155
2. Antonio Brown* (CMI) 110
3. Eric Page (TOL) 82
4. Stephen Williams (TOL) 79
5. Naaman Roosevelt (BUF) 70
6. Armand Robinson (MIAOH) 67
7. Bryan Anderson* (CMI) 64
  Brett Hamlin (BUF) 64
9. Robert Arnheim (WMI) 59
10. Taylor Price* (OH) 56

Receiving Yards

1. Freddie Barnes* (BGSU) 1770
2. Antonio Brown* (CMI) 1198
3. Eric Page (TOL) 1159
4. Stephen Williams (TOL) 1065
5. Naaman Roosevelt (BUF) 954
6. Brett Hamlin (BUF) 898
7. Armand Robinson (MIAOH) 788
8. Bryan Anderson* (CMI) 784
  Taylor Price* (OH) 784
10. Tyshon Goode (KENT) 755

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Andre Jones (AKR) 16.8
2. Terrence McCrae* (OH) 15.6
3. Michael Campbell* (TEMP) 15.5
4. Jesse Rack (BUF) 14.4
5. Tyshon Goode (KENT) 14.2
6. Eric Page (TOL) 14.1
7. Brett Hamlin (BUF) 14.0
8. Taylor Price* (OH) 14.0
9. Joe Jones* (TEMP) 13.8
10. Naaman Roosevelt (BUF) 13.6

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Freddie Barnes* (BGSU) 19
2. Naaman Roosevelt (BUF) 9
  Antonio Brown* (CMI) 9
  Terrence McCrae* (OH) 9
5. Bryan Anderson* (CMI) 7
  Eric Page (TOL) 7
  Jesse Rack (BUF) 7
8. Juan Nunez (WMI) 6
  Lavon Brazill* (OH) 6
10. Taylor Price* (OH) 5
  Stephen Williams (TOL) 5
  Deryn Bowser (AKR) 5
  Tyshon Goode (KENT) 5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Bernard Pierce* (TEMP) 244
2. Brandon West (WMI) 241
3. Willie Geter* (BGSU) 218
4. Miquale Lewis (BALLST) 209
5. Dajuane Collins (TOL) 195
6. Chad Spann* (NIL) 189
7. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 184
  Dwayne Priest (EMI) 184
9. Freddie Barnes* (BGSU) 180
10. Chris Garrett* (OH) 163

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Freddie Barnes* (BGSU) 1848
2. Antonio Brown* (CMI) 1539
3. Bernard Pierce* (TEMP) 1400
4. Brandon West (WMI) 1381
5. Eric Page (TOL) 1214
6. Chad Spann* (NIL) 1160
7. Willie Geter* (BGSU) 1112
8. Dajuane Collins (TOL) 1107
9. Stephen Williams (TOL) 1065
10. Miquale Lewis (BALLST) 1022

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Freddie Barnes* (BGSU) 21
2. Chad Spann* (NIL) 20
3. Bernard Pierce* (TEMP) 16
4. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 15
5. Dajuane Collins (TOL) 14
6. Antonio Brown* (CMI) 12
7. Brandon West (WMI) 11
8. Willie Geter* (BGSU) 10
9. Naaman Roosevelt (BUF) 9
  Terrence McCrae* (OH) 9

Total Plays

1. Tyler Sheehan* (BGSU) 648
2. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 639
3. Tim Hiller (WMI) 553
4. Zac Dysert (MIAOH) 550
5. Zach Maynard (BUF) 466
6. Theo Scott* (OH) 422
7. Spencer Keith (KENT) 336
8. Chandler Harnish* (NIL) 312
9. Aaron Opelt (TOL) 291
10. Patrick Nicely (AKR) 264

Total Yards

1. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 4151
2. Tyler Sheehan* (BGSU) 4043
3. Tim Hiller (WMI) 3148
4. Zach Maynard (BUF) 2994
5. Zac Dysert (MIAOH) 2869
6. Theo Scott* (OH) 2489
7. Spencer Keith (KENT) 2231
8. Aaron Opelt (TOL) 2161
9. Chandler Harnish* (NIL) 1899
10. Patrick Nicely (AKR) 1395

Total Yards Per Play

1. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 6.5
2. Tyler Sheehan* (BGSU) 6.2
3. Tim Hiller (WMI) 5.7

Total Touchdowns

1. Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 43
2. Tyler Sheehan* (BGSU) 31
3. Tim Hiller (WMI) 23
  Theo Scott* (OH) 23
5. Chad Spann* (NIL) 19
  Zach Maynard (BUF) 19
  Aaron Opelt (TOL) 19
8. Zac Dysert (MIAOH) 17
9. Bernard Pierce* (TEMP) 16
10. Spencer Keith (KENT) 15

Touchdowns

1. Freddie Barnes* (BGSU) 21
2. Chad Spann* (NIL) 20
3. Bernard Pierce* (TEMP) 16
4. Antonio Brown* (CMI) 15
  Dan Lefevour* (CMI) 15
6. Dajuane Collins (TOL) 14
7. Brandon West (WMI) 11
8. Willie Geter* (BGSU) 10
9. Naaman Roosevelt (BUF) 9
  Terrence McCrae* (OH) 9
  Lavon Brazill* (OH) 9

Extra Point Attempts

1. Andrew Aguila* (CMI) 57
2. Brandon McManus* (TEMP) 48
3. Alex Steigerwald (TOL) 41
  Mike Salerno* (NIL) 41
5. John Potter (WMI) 38
6. A.J. Principe (BUF) 36
  Matt Weller* (OH) 36
8. Matthew Norsic* (BGSU) 29
9. Freddy Cortez (KENT) 26
10. Branko Rogovic (AKR) 24

Extra Points Made

1. Andrew Aguila* (CMI) 55
2. Brandon McManus* (TEMP) 45
3. Alex Steigerwald (TOL) 40
4. Mike Salerno* (NIL) 39
5. John Potter (WMI) 36
6. A.J. Principe (BUF) 33
7. Matt Weller* (OH) 32
8. Matthew Norsic* (BGSU) 27
9. Freddy Cortez (KENT) 24
  Branko Rogovic (AKR) 24

Field Goal Attempts

1. Matt Weller* (OH) 29
2. Mike Salerno* (NIL) 25
3. Brandon McManus* (TEMP) 24
4. Andrew Aguila* (CMI) 23
5. Ian McGarvey (BALLST) 21
6. Freddy Cortez (KENT) 19
7. Joe Carithers (EMI) 17
8. Alex Steigerwald (TOL) 16
9. John Potter (WMI) 15
  Branko Rogovic (AKR) 15

Field Goals Made

1. Matt Weller* (OH) 21
2. Mike Salerno* (NIL) 19
3. Ian McGarvey (BALLST) 18
4. Brandon McManus* (TEMP) 17
  Andrew Aguila* (CMI) 17
6. Freddy Cortez (KENT) 13
7. Alex Steigerwald (TOL) 12
8. A.J. Principe (BUF) 10
  Joe Carithers (EMI) 10
  John Potter (WMI) 10

Punts

1. Matt Rinehart (KENT) 74
2. Nick Iovinelli* (BGSU) 63
3. Ben Armer (WMI) 59
4. Scott Kovanda (BALLST) 57
5. Matt Schulte* (OH) 54
6. Chris Dicesare (MIAOH) 48
  Zach Johnson (EMI) 48
  Brett Hartmann* (CMI) 48
9. Jeff Wathne* (TEMP) 46
10. Peter Fardon (BUF) 42

Punting Yards

1. Matt Rinehart (KENT) 3025
2. Nick Iovinelli* (BGSU) 2334
3. Ben Armer (WMI) 2302
4. Scott Kovanda (BALLST) 2278
5. Matt Schulte* (OH) 1973
6. Zach Johnson (EMI) 1938
7. Chris Dicesare (MIAOH) 1866
8. Brett Hartmann* (CMI) 1845
9. Jeff Wathne* (TEMP) 1709
10. Peter Fardon (BUF) 1495

Punt Returns

1. Lavon Brazill* (OH) 26
2. Antonio Brown* (CMI) 20
  Delano Green* (TEMP) 20
4. Tommy Davis* (NIL) 17
5. Leneric Muldrow (KENT) 13
6. Willie Geter* (BGSU) 12
  Freddie Barnes* (BGSU) 12
8. Jordan White (WMI) 11
  Charlie Todd (BALLST) 11
10. Robert Arnheim (WMI) 9
  Eric Page (TOL) 9
  Jeremy Bruce (AKR) 9

Punt Return Yards

1. Lavon Brazill* (OH) 350
2. Antonio Brown* (CMI) 270
3. Delano Green* (TEMP) 233
4. Tommy Davis* (NIL) 136
5. Charlie Todd (BALLST) 129
6. Leneric Muldrow (KENT) 126
7. Freddie Barnes* (BGSU) 117
8. Eric Page (TOL) 97
9. Jordan White (WMI) 93
10. Eugene Jarvis (KENT) 77

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Lavon Brazill* (OH) 3
2. Delano Green* (TEMP) 2
  Antonio Brown* (CMI) 2

Kickoff Returns

1. Roger Williams* (BGSU) 44
2. Brandon West (WMI) 42
3. Anthony Bowman (KENT) 35
  Anthony Bowman (KENT) 35
  Antonio Brown* (CMI) 35
6. Eric Williams (BALLST) 34
7. Johnny Sears (EMI) 33
  Johnny Sears (EMI) 33
9. Dashan Miller (AKR) 31
10. Tommy Davis* (NIL) 29

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Brandon West (WMI) 960
2. Roger Williams* (BGSU) 925
3. Eric Williams (BALLST) 812
4. Dashan Miller (AKR) 798
5. Antonio Brown* (CMI) 773
6. Anthony Bowman (KENT) 769
  Anthony Bowman (KENT) 769
8. Johnny Sears (EMI) 755
  Johnny Sears (EMI) 755
10. Chris Garrett* (OH) 703

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Johnny Sears (EMI) 22.9
2. Anthony Bowman (KENT) 22.0
3. Lucas Swift (MIAOH) 14.1

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. James Nixon* (TEMP) 2

Solo Tackles

1. Brian Wagner (AKR) 72
2. Nick Bellore* (CMI) 71
3. Noah Keller* (OH) 67
4. Cobrani Mixon (KENT) 62
5. Martavius Cardwell (EMI) 60
6. Austin Pritchard (WMI) 59
7. Barry Church (TOL) 57
8. Josh Pleasant (KENT) 56
9. Andre Hatchett (EMI) 55
  Charlie Todd (BALLST) 55

Assisted Tackles

1. Noah Keller* (OH) 88
2. Jerrell Wedge (MIAOH) 68
3. Davyd Jones (BALLST) 67
4. Archie Donald (TOL) 66
5. Lee Renfro* (OH) 64
6. Nick Bellore* (CMI) 61
7. Brian Wagner (AKR) 60
8. Andre Hatchett (EMI) 58
9. Matt Berning* (CMI) 57
10. Cody Basler* (BGSU) 56

Total Tackles

1. Noah Keller* (OH) 155
2. Nick Bellore* (CMI) 132
  Brian Wagner (AKR) 132
4. Archie Donald (TOL) 116
5. Jerrell Wedge (MIAOH) 114
6. Andre Hatchett (EMI) 113
7. Lee Renfro* (OH) 110
8. Matt Berning* (CMI) 108
  Cobrani Mixon (KENT) 108
10. Martavius Cardwell (EMI) 105
  Anthony Kokal (MIAOH) 105

Tackles for Loss

1. Jerrell Wedge (MIAOH) 18
2. Monte Simmons (KENT) 16
3. Adrian Robinson* (TEMP) 14
4. Jake Coffman* (NIL) 14
  Robert Eddins (BALLST) 14
6. Justin Braska (WMI) 13
  Nick Bellore* (CMI) 13
8. Brandon Downs (EMI) 12
9. Brandon Crawford (BALLST) 12
10. Quinton Rainey (KENT) 11

Interception Return Yards

1. Chris May (EMI) 126
2. Patrick George* (NIL) 112
3. Julian Posey* (OH) 100
4. Elijah Joseph* (TEMP) 95
5. Marquise Liverpool* (TEMP) 88
6. Jake Coffman* (NIL) 79
7. Kenny Jackson* (OH) 69
  Jamail Berry (WMI) 69
9. Robert Bell (TOL) 67
10. Adrien Spencer* (BGSU) 64

Passes Defended

1. Miguel Graham (AKR) 15
2. Josh Gordy* (CMI) 13
  Dan Hartman (KENT) 13
4. Josh Pleasant (KENT) 12
5. Brian Lainhart (KENT) 11
  Domonic Cook (BUF) 11
7. Dominique Harris* (TEMP) 10
  Jaiquawn Jarrett* (TEMP) 10
  Mike Newton (BUF) 10
  Patrick Tafua* (OH) 10