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1998 Bowling Green Falcons football team

The 1998 Bowling Green Falcons football team was an American football team that represented Bowling Green University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their eighth season under head coach Gary Blackney, the Falcons compiled a 5–6 record (5–3 against MAC opponents), finished in a tie for third place in the MAC East Division, and were outscored by all opponents by a combined total of 312 to 292.[1]

1998 Bowling Green Falcons football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast
1998 record5–6 (5–3 MAC)
Head coachGary Blackney (8th season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Faragalli (3rd season)
Home stadiumDoyt Perry Stadium
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Marshall xy$   7 1         12 1  
Miami x   7 1         10 1  
Bowling Green   5 3         5 6  
Ohio   5 3         5 6  
Akron   3 6         4 7  
Kent State   0 8         0 11  
West Division
Toledo x   6 2         7 5  
Western Michigan   5 3         7 4  
Central Michigan   5 3         6 5  
Eastern Michigan   3 6         3 8  
Northern Illinois   2 6         2 9  
Ball State   1 7         1 10  
Championship: Marshall 23, Toledo 17
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant

The team's statistical leaders included Bob Niemet with 949 passing yards, Godfrey Lewis with 753 rushing yards, and Kurt Gerling with 656 receiving yards.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1998 Bowling Green State Falcons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  2. ^ "1998 Bowling Green State Falcons Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2016.