COLLEGE FOOTBALL STATISTICS

2001
 Mid American Conference 

RUSHING 
                                          CARRIES     YDS    YDS/CARRY 
 1 Chad Brinker, Ohio                          53     393         7.42 
 2 Trod Buggs, Marshall                        60     439         7.32 
 3 Calvin Murray Jr, Miami Ohio                47     342         7.28 
 4 Joshua Cribbs, Kent State                  164    1019         6.21 
 5 Chante Murphy, Kent State                   81     480         5.93 
 6 Jamel Patterson, Ohio                      117     638         5.45 
 7 Ray Huston, Ohio                            49     263         5.37 
 8 Chester Taylor, Toledo                     268    1430         5.34 
 9 David Alston, Kent State                   119     633         5.32 
10 Franklin Wallace, Marshall                 153     802         5.24 
11 Bob Hendry, Akron                          160     819         5.12 
12 Kenan Lawhorne, Central Mich                99     506         5.11 
13 Jason Teeters, Ball St                      48     244         5.08 
14 Brandon Payne, Akron                        98     493         5.03 
15 Antwon Mccray, Toledo                      105     521         4.96 
16 Terrence Jackson, Central Mich             251    1190         4.74 
17 Josh Harris, Bowling Green                 129     600         4.65 
18 Marcus Merriweather, Ball St               268    1244         4.64 
19 John Gibson, Bowling Green                  97     444         4.58 
20 Chris Roberson, Eastern Mich               167     755         4.52 
21 Albert Grundy, Buffalo                      51     228         4.47 
22 Phillip Reed, Western Mich                 122     539         4.42 
23 Steve Little, Miami Ohio                   135     587         4.35 
24 Derrick Gordon, Buffalo                    113     486         4.30 
25 Michael Turner, Northern Ill                92     395         4.29 
25 Joe Alls, Bowling Green                    129     553         4.29 
 
PASSING 
                                              ATT    CMP     YDS    TD 
 1 Byron Leftwich, Marshall                   470    314    4122    37 
 2 Ben Roethlisberger, Miami Ohio             381    241    3105    25 
 3 Tavares Bolden, Toledo                     290    199    2345    12 
 4 Joe Freedy, Buffalo                        371    187    2077    10 
 5 Charlie Frye, Akron                        289    170    2055     9 
 6 Chris Finlen, Northern Ill                 331    166    2036    14 
 7 Talmadge Hill, Ball St                     301    159    1953    13 
 8 Jeff Welsh, Western Mich                   213    134    1702    15 
 9 Joshua Cribbs, Kent State                  238    131    1516    10 
10 Kainoa Akina, Eastern Mich                 267    140    1504    14 
11 Andy Sahm, Bowling Green                   198    122    1326    11 
12 Derrick Vickers, Central Mich              211    116    1156     7 
13 Josh Harris, Bowling Green                 132     81    1022     8 
14 Jonathan Drach, Western Mich               191     92     988     7 
15 Derek Gorney, Central Mich                 150     74     831     5 
16 Dontrell Jackson, Ohio                      83     44     559     2 
17 Troy Edwards, Eastern Mich                  75     34     366     0 
18 Jeff Crooks, Eastern Mich                   47     21     221     1 
19 Freddie Ray, Ohio                           58     22     207     1 
20 Brian Jones, Toledo                         32     16     188     3 
21 Randall Secky, Buffalo                      35     15     153     0 
22 Ryan Harris, Western Mich                   16     12     146     1 
23 Nick Sparks, Akron                          13      8      80     0 
23 Ryan Hawk, Miami Ohio                       11      5      80     0 
25 Pj Fleck, Northern Ill                       1      1      61     0 
 
TOTAL OFFENSE 
                                            PLAYS   YARDS 
 1 Byron Leftwich, Marshall                   534    4214 
 2 Ben Roethlisberger, Miami Ohio             501    3294 
 3 Tavares Bolden, Toledo                     352    2581 
 4 Joshua Cribbs, Kent State                  402    2535 
 5 Chris Finlen, Northern Ill                 417    2142 
 6 Charlie Frye, Akron                        351    2077 
 7 Joe Freedy, Buffalo                        435    2066 
 8 Talmadge Hill, Ball St                     399    2032 
 9 Kainoa Akina, Eastern Mich                 351    1681 
10 Jeff Welsh, Western Mich                   242    1656 
11 Josh Harris, Bowling Green                 261    1622 
12 Chester Taylor, Toledo                     270    1447 
13 Andy Sahm, Bowling Green                   250    1359 
14 Derrick Vickers, Central Mich              264    1311 
15 Marcus Merriweather, Ball St               268    1244 
16 Terrence Jackson, Central Mich             251    1190 
17 Jonathan Drach, Western Mich               246    1112 
18 Thomas Hammock, Northern Ill               268    1096 
19 Dontrell Jackson, Ohio                     226    1031 
20 Derek Gorney, Central Mich                 171     839 
21 Bob Hendry, Akron                          160     819 
22 Franklin Wallace, Marshall                 153     802 
23 Chris Roberson, Eastern Mich               169     755 
24 Jamel Patterson, Ohio                      117     638 
25 David Alston, Kent State                   119     633 
 
RECEIVING (CATCHES) 
                                               CT     YDS 
 1 Darius Watts, Marshall                      91    1417 
 2 Josh Davis, Marshall                        78     961 
 3 Robert Redd, Bowling Green                  72     884 
 4 Kevin Walter, Eastern Mich                  62     748 
 5 Donta Greene, Toledo                        61     631 
 6 Pj Fleck, Northern Ill                      59     732 
 7 Denero Marriott, Marshall                   56     800 
 8 David Bautista, Bowling Green               52     661 
 9 Rob Turner, Central Mich                    50     668 
10 Matt Cherry, Akron                          48     630 
10 Joshua Bush, Western Mich                   48     617 
12 Jason Branch, Miami Ohio                    46     565 
13 Carl Ford, Toledo                           45     640 
14 Eddie Tillitz, Miami Ohio                   43     577 
15 Chad Bartoszek, Buffalo                     42     441 
16 Billy Lynch, Ball St                        40     419 
17 Darrell Hill, Northern Ill                  38     822 
18 Michael Larkin, Miami Ohio                  37     672 
18 Jurron Kelly, Kent State                    37     479 
20 Kurt Gerling, Bowling Green                 36     436 
20 Jake Schifino, Akron                        36     506 
22 Maurice Bradford, Buffalo                   35     498 
22 Matt Knueven, Buffalo                       35     443 
24 Sean Schembra, Ball St                      34     432 
25 Kenan Lawhorne, Central Mich                33     190 
 
RECEIVING YARDS 
                                               CT     YDS 
 1 Darius Watts, Marshall                      91    1417 
 2 Josh Davis, Marshall                        78     961 
 3 Robert Redd, Bowling Green                  72     884 
 4 Darrell Hill, Northern Ill                  38     822 
 5 Denero Marriott, Marshall                   56     800 
 6 Kevin Walter, Eastern Mich                  62     748 
 7 Pj Fleck, Northern Ill                      59     732 
 8 Michael Larkin, Miami Ohio                  37     672 
 9 Rob Turner, Central Mich                    50     668 
10 David Bautista, Bowling Green               52     661 
11 Carl Ford, Toledo                           45     640 
12 Donta Greene, Toledo                        61     631 
13 Matt Cherry, Akron                          48     630 
14 Joshua Bush, Western Mich                   48     617 
15 Eddie Tillitz, Miami Ohio                   43     577 
16 Jason Branch, Miami Ohio                    46     565 
17 Jake Schifino, Akron                        36     506 
18 Maurice Bradford, Buffalo                   35     498 
19 Jurron Kelly, Kent State                    37     479 
20 Matt Knueven, Buffalo                       35     443 
21 Chad Bartoszek, Buffalo                     42     441 
22 Kurt Gerling, Bowling Green                 36     436 
23 Sean Schembra, Ball St                      34     432 
24 Billy Lynch, Ball St                        40     419 
25 Chauncey Henry, Miami Ohio                  31     407 
 
FIELD GOALS 
                                               FG 
 1 Steve Azar, Northern Ill                    20 
 2 Zac Derr, Akron                             15 
 3 Dallas Pelz, Buffalo                        12 
 3 Todd France, Toledo                         12 
 5 Paul Savich, Central Mich                   11 
 6 Dave Pavich, Kent State                     10 
 7 Curtis Head, Marshall                        9 
 8 Robert Menchinger, Western Mich              8 
 9 Eric Klaban, Eastern Mich                    7 
 9 Kevin Kerr, Ohio                             7 
11 Jared Parseghian, Miami Ohio                 6 
11 Mike Langford, Ball St                       6 
13 Toller Starnes, Eastern Mich                 5 
14 Shaum Suisham, Bowling Green                 3 
14 Thomas Pucke, Ball St                        3 
16 Andy Brumbergs, Miami Ohio                   1 
16 Brett Jackson, Miami Ohio                    1 
 
SCORING 
                                               TD   CONV   XP   FG   POINTS 
 1 Chester Taylor, Toledo                      23      0    0    0      138 
 2 Darius Watts, Marshall                      18      1    0    0      110 
 3 Steve Azar, Northern Ill                     0      0   31   20       91 
 4 Todd France, Toledo                          1      0   44   12       86 
 5 Marcus Merriweather, Ball St                13      0    0    0       78 
 5 Curtis Head, Marshall                        0      0   51    9       78 
 7 Zac Derr, Akron                              0      0   29   15       74 
 8 Bob Hendry, Akron                           10      1    0    0       62 
 9 Paul Savich, Central Mich                    0      0   28   11       61 
10 Terrence Jackson, Central Mich              10      0    0    0       60 
10 Franklin Wallace, Marshall                  10      0    0    0       60 
10 Steve Little, Miami Ohio                    10      0    0    0       60 
10 Dave Pavich, Kent State                      0      0   30   10       60 
14 Robert Menchinger, Western Mich              0      0   31    8       55 
14 Dallas Pelz, Buffalo                         0      0   19   12       55 
16 Robert Redd, Bowling Green                   9      0    0    0       54 
16 Josh Harris, Bowling Green                   9      0    0    0       54 
16 Denero Marriott, Marshall                    9      0    0    0       54 
19 Shaum Suisham, Bowling Green                 0      0   44    3       53 
20 Darrell Hill, Northern Ill                   8      0    0    0       48 
21 Jared Parseghian, Miami Ohio                 0      0   28    6       46 
22 David Alston, Kent State                     7      0    0    0       42 
22 Marquis Dwarte, Buffalo                      7      0    0    0       42 
22 Kevin Kerr, Ohio                             0      0   21    7       42 
22 Thomas Hammock, Northern Ill                 7      0    0    0       42 
 
 
TEAM STATISTICS 
 
RUSHING OFFENSE 
                                    CAR     YDS     YDSPG 
 1 Ohio                             567    2641    240.10 
 2 Kent State                       445    2375    215.90 
 3 Toledo                           497    2352    213.80 
 4 Central Mich                     514    2189    199.00 
 5 Akron                            504    1987    180.60 
 6 Bowling Green                    485    1827    166.10 
 7 Ball St                          501    1811    164.60 
 8 Marshall                         403    1869    155.80 
 9 Northern Ill                     466    1589    144.50 
10 Miami Ohio                       447    1609    134.10 
11 Buffalo                          384    1250    113.60 
12 Eastern Mich                     373    1208    109.80 
13 Western Mich                     352    1099     99.90 
 
PASSING OFFENSE 
                                    ATT    CMP     YDS     YDSPG 
 1 Marshall                         477    318    4191    349.30 
 2 Miami Ohio                       392    246    3185    265.40 
 3 Western Mich                     421    238    2836    257.80 
 4 Toledo                           325    217    2550    231.80 
 5 Bowling Green                    339    207    2387    217.00 
 6 Buffalo                          407    202    2230    202.70 
 7 Northern Ill                     342    171    2157    196.10 
 7 Eastern Mich                     404    202    2157    196.10 
 9 Akron                            306    178    2135    194.10 
10 Central Mich                     364    190    1987    180.60 
11 Ball St                          305    159    1953    177.50 
12 Kent State                       270    140    1610    146.40 
13 Ohio                             144     67     819     74.50 
 
TOTAL OFFENSE 
                                  PLAYS   YARDS     YDSPG 
 1 Marshall                         880    6060    505.00 
 2 Toledo                           822    4902    445.64 
 3 Miami Ohio                       839    4794    399.50 
 4 Bowling Green                    824    4214    383.09 
 5 Central Mich                     878    4176    379.64 
 6 Akron                            810    4122    374.73 
 7 Kent State                       715    3985    362.27 
 8 Western Mich                     773    3935    357.73 
 9 Ball St                          806    3764    342.18 
10 Northern Ill                     808    3746    340.55 
11 Buffalo                          791    3480    316.36 
12 Ohio                             711    3460    314.55 
13 Eastern Mich                     777    3365    305.91 
 
SCORING OFFENSE 
                                  GAMES   PTS      AVG 
 1 Marshall                          12   448    37.30 
 2 Toledo                            11   384    34.90 
 3 Bowling Green                     11   333    30.30 
 4 Northern Ill                      11   303    27.50 
 5 Miami Ohio                        12   319    26.60 
 6 Akron                             11   281    25.50 
 7 Western Mich                      11   277    25.20 
 8 Ball St                           11   268    24.40 
 9 Central Mich                      11   251    22.80 
10 Kent State                        11   248    22.50 
11 Buffalo                           11   205    18.60 
12 Ohio                              11   198    18.00 
13 Eastern Mich                      11   197    17.90 
 
RUSHING DEFENSE 
                                    CAR     YDS     YDSPG 
 1 Bowling Green                    372     949     86.30 
 2 Toledo                           385    1172    106.50 
 3 Miami Ohio                       449    1707    142.30 
 4 Ball St                          389    1681    152.80 
 5 Northern Ill                     463    1734    157.60 
 6 Buffalo                          481    1951    177.40 
 7 Eastern Mich                     486    1953    177.50 
 8 Akron                            446    2042    185.60 
 9 Western Mich                     508    2051    186.50 
10 Kent State                       503    2093    190.30 
11 Ohio                             489    2207    200.60 
12 Central Mich                     494    2292    208.40 
13 Marshall                         560    2599    216.60 
 
PASSING DEFENSE 
                                    ATT   CMP   YDS   TD  INT   YDSPG 
 1 Western Mich                     300   173  1978   14    8  179.80 
 2 Buffalo                          301   182  1980   14   12  180.00 
 3 Eastern Mich                     326   178  2180   13    6  198.20 
 4 Marshall                         353   183  2394   15   12  199.50 
 5 Kent State                       354   205  2248   11   15  204.40 
 6 Miami Ohio                       393   210  2495   20   11  207.90 
 7 Ball St                          362   192  2310   17    8  210.00 
 8 Toledo                           366   209  2424   17   12  220.40 
 9 Northern Ill                     362   204  2506   17   17  227.80 
10 Central Mich                     331   171  2545   18    8  231.40 
11 Bowling Green                    363   192  2566   18   18  233.30 
12 Ohio                             336   229  2697   17    5  245.20 
13 Akron                            359   211  3134   26   11  284.90 
 
TOTAL DEFENSE 
                                  PLAYS   YARDS     YDSPG 
 1 Bowling Green                    735    3515    319.55 
 2 Toledo                           751    3596    326.91 
 3 Miami Ohio                       842    4202    350.17 
 4 Buffalo                          782    3931    357.36 
 5 Ball St                          751    3991    362.82 
 6 Western Mich                     808    4029    366.27 
 7 Eastern Mich                     812    4133    375.73 
 8 Northern Ill                     825    4240    385.45 
 9 Kent State                       857    4341    394.64 
10 Marshall                         913    4993    416.08 
11 Central Mich                     825    4837    439.73 
12 Ohio                             825    4904    445.82 
13 Akron                            805    5176    470.55 
 
SCORING DEFENSE 
                                  GAMES   PTS      AVG 
 1 Bowling Green                     11   215    19.50 
 2 Western Mich                      11   266    24.20 
 3 Kent State                        11   281    25.50 
 3 Toledo                            11   281    25.50 
 5 Marshall                          12   308    25.70 
 6 Miami Ohio                        12   309    25.80 
 7 Buffalo                           11   286    26.00 
 8 Northern Ill                      11   292    26.50 
 9 Ball St                           11   296    26.90 
10 Ohio                              11   323    29.40 
11 Central Mich                      11   346    31.50 
12 Eastern Mich                      11   356    32.40 
13 Akron                             11   360    32.70 
 
TURNOVER MARGIN 
                                       TURNOVERS          TURNOVERS 
                                    FUM  INT  GAINED   FUM  INT  LOST  MARGIN 
Bowling Green                        16   18      34     5   13    18      16    
Northern Ill                          6   17      23     5    9    14       9    
Marshall                             11   12      23    11    7    18       5    
Kent State                            8   15      23    12    6    18       5    
Toledo                               13   12      25    14    8    22       3    
Akron                                 5   11      16     6    8    14       2    
Western Mich                          9    8      17     5   12    17       0    
Buffalo                               8   12      20     6   15    21      -1    
Miami Ohio                            6   11      17     5   13    18      -1    
Central Mich                         10    8      18     9   14    23      -5    
Ohio                                  8    5      13    15    4    19      -6    
Eastern Mich                          6    6      12     5   14    19      -7    
Ball St                               8    8      16     9   15    24      -8    
 


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