1968 Bowling Green Falcons football team

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1968 Bowling Green Falcons football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1968 record6–3–1 (3–2–1 MAC)
Head coachDon Nehlen (1st season)
Home stadiumDoyt Perry Stadium
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 20 Ohio $ 6 0 0     10 1 0
Miami 5 1 0     7 3 0
Bowling Green 3 2 1     6 3 1
Toledo 3 2 1     5 4 1
Western Michigan 2 4 0     3 6 0
Kent State 1 5 0     1 9 0
Marshall 0 6 0     0 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1968 Bowling Green Falcons football team was an American football team that represented Bowling Green State University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1968 college football season. In their first season under head coach Don Nehlen, the Falcons compiled a 6–3–1 record (3–2–1 against MAC opponents), finished in third place in the MAC, and outscored opponents by a combined total of 267 to 147.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included P.J. Nyitray with 898 passing yards, Fred Mathews with 733 rushing yards, and Eddie Jones with 716 receiving yards.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1968 Bowling Green State Falcons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  2. ^ "1968 Mid-American Conference Year Summary". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  3. ^ "1968 Bowling Green State Falcons Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2016.