1996 Bowling Green Falcons football team

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1996 Bowling Green Falcons football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1996 record4–7 (3–5 MAC)
Head coachGary Blackney (6th season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Faragalli (1st season)
Home stadiumDoyt Perry Stadium
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Ball State $   7 1         8 4  
Toledo   6 2         7 4  
Miami   6 2         6 5  
Ohio   5 3         6 6  
Central Michigan   4 4         5 6  
Akron   3 5         4 7  
Bowling Green   3 5         4 7  
Eastern Michigan   3 5         3 8  
Western Michigan   2 6         2 9  
Kent State   1 7         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1996 Bowling Green Falcons football team was an American football team that represented Bowling Green University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their sixth season under head coach Gary Blackney, the Falcons compiled a 4–7 record (3–5 against MAC opponents), finished in sixth place in the MAC, and were outscored by all opponents by a combined total of 240 to 176.[1]

The team's statistical leaders included Bob Niemet with 1,129 passing yards, Courtney Davis with 767 rushing yards, and Damron Hamilton with 465 receiving yards.[2]

Roster[edit]

1996 Bowling Green Falcons football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 11 Mark Molk So
QB 12 Bob Niemet Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 18 Tyrone Cole So
DB 27 Andre Ventress Fr
LB 30 Kevin O'Neill Sr
LB 43 Joe O'Neill So
DL 45 Dan King So
DB 46 Eric Arnold Jr
LB 47 Adam Lige Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 1997-07-30

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1996 Bowling Green State Falcons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  2. ^ "1996 Bowling Green State Falcons Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2016.