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2012 Mid-American Conference Year Summary

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Record: 81-84, .491 W-L% (9th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -6.79 (12th of 12) ▪ SOS: -5.21 (12th of 12)

Division Champions: Kent State (East) and Northern Illinois (West)
Conference Champion: Northern Illinois (Won Championship Game 44-37)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Northern Illinois)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Kent State 11 3 .786 8 0 1.000 33.1 24.5 2.75 -6.39
Bowling Green State 8 5 .615 6 2 .750 22.9 16.8 -0.27 -6.11
Ohio 9 4 .692 4 4 .500 31.7 24.8 -2.75 -8.06
Buffalo 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 21.3 28.5 -8.78 -3.36
Miami (OH) 4 8 .333 3 5 .375 23.3 34.9 -11.70 -3.45
Massachusetts 1 11 .083 1 7 .125 12.7 40.2 -20.97 -3.55
Akron 1 11 .083 0 8 .000 26.1 35.7 -15.31 -4.31
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Northern Illinois 12 2 .857 8 0 1.000 38.6 19.9 4.64 -7.50
Ball State 9 4 .692 6 2 .750 33.6 32.0 -1.60 -3.52
Toledo 9 4 .692 6 2 .750 31.5 28.4 -0.18 -4.18
Central Michigan 7 6 .538 4 4 .500 28.8 32.4 -7.91 -6.76
Western Michigan 4 8 .333 2 6 .250 29.3 29.7 -9.54 -7.04
Eastern Michigan 2 10 .167 1 7 .125 21.3 37.6 -16.61 -3.45

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/2 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 Final
Northern Illinois                         24 19 16 22
Kent State                       25 23 18 25  
Ohio               25 23              
Toledo                     23          

7 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2013-01-06 GoDaddy.com Bowl Arkansas State 17 Kent State 13 GoDaddy.com Bowl (Mobile, AL)
2013-01-01 Orange Bowl Florida State 31 Northern Illinois 10 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
2012-12-28 Independence Bowl Ohio 45 Louisiana-Monroe 14 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)
2012-12-27 Military Bowl San Jose State 29 Bowling Green State 20 Military Bowl (Washington, DC)
2012-12-26 Little Caesars Bowl Central Michigan 24 Western Kentucky 21 Little Caesars Bowl (Detroit, MI)
2012-12-21 Beef O'Brady's Bowl Central Florida 38 Ball State 17 Beef O'Brady's Bowl (St. Petersburg, FL)
2012-12-15 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Utah State 41 Toledo 15 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (Boise, ID)

Conference Leaders

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Punting Yards Per Punt

1. J. Schroeder (Western Michigan) 40.8

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Jerry Booboo Gates* (Bowling Green State) 19.4

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Dri Archer* (Kent State) 3
  Bernard Reedy* (Toledo) 3

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Jermaine Robinson* (Toledo) 2