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1979 Bowling Green Falcons football team

The 1979 Bowling Green Falcons football team was an American football team that represented Bowling Green University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third season under head coach Denny Stolz, the Falcons compiled a 4–7 record (3–5 against MAC opponents), finished in eighth place in the MAC, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 265 to 194.[1]

1979 Bowling Green Falcons football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1979 record4–7 (3–5 MAC)
Head coachDenny Stolz (3rd season)
Home stadiumDoyt Perry Stadium
Seasons
← 1978
1980 →
1979 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Central Michigan $ 8 0 1     10 0 1
Toledo 7 1 1     7 3 1
Western Michigan 5 4 0     6 5 0
Ball State 4 4 0     6 5 0
Ohio 4 4 0     6 5 0
Northern Illinois 3 3 1     5 5 1
Miami 3 4 0     6 5 0
Bowling Green 3 5 0     4 7 0
Eastern Michigan 1 6 1     2 8 1
Kent State 1 8 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The team's statistical leaders included Mike Wright with 1,148 passing yards, Kevin Folkes with 696 rushing yards, and Dan Shetler with 502 receiving yards.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1979 Bowling Green State Falcons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  2. ^ "1979 Bowling Green State Falcons Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2016.