2016 Bowling Green Falcons football team

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2016 Bowling Green Falcons football
Bowling Green Falcons wordmark.svg
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast Division
2016 record4–8 (3–5 MAC)
Head coachMike Jinks (1st season)
Co-offensive coordinatorKevin Kilmer (1st season)
Co-offensive coordinatorAndy Padron (1 season)
Co-defensive coordinatorPerry Eliano (1st season)
Co-defensive coordinatorMarcus White (1st season)
Home stadiumDoyt Perry Stadium
(Capacity: 23,724)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Ohio xy   6 2         8 6  
Miami x   6 2         6 7  
Akron   3 5         5 7  
Bowling Green   3 5         4 8  
Kent State   2 6         3 9  
Buffalo   1 7         2 10  
West Division
No. 15 Western Michigan xy$   8 0         13 1  
Toledo   6 2         9 4  
Northern Illinois   5 3         5 7  
Eastern Michigan   4 4         7 6  
Central Michigan   3 5         6 7  
Ball State   1 7         4 8  
Championship: Western Michigan 29, Ohio 23
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2016 Bowling Green Falcons football team represented Bowling Green State University in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Falcons played their home games at Doyt Perry Stadium. They were led by first-year head coach Mike Jinks, and were members of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 4–8, 3–5 in MAC play to finish in a tie for third place in the East Division.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 312:00 PMat No. 6 Ohio State*BTNL 10–77107,193
September 103:30 PMNo. 25 (FCS) North Dakota*ASNW 27–2615,318
September 1712:00 PMMiddle Tennessee*
  • Doyt Perry Stadium
  • Bowling Green, OH
ASNL 21–4116,384
September 248:00 PMat Memphis*ESPNewsL 3–7738,713
October 13:00 PMEastern Michigandagger
  • Doyt Perry Stadium
  • Bowling Green, OH
ESPN3L 25–2819,382
October 82:00 PMat OhioESPN3L 24–3023,077
October 153:30 PMat ToledoASNL 35–4230,147
October 2212:00 PMMiami (OH)
  • Doyt Perry Stadium
  • Bowling Green, OH
ESPN3L 26–4016,121
November 18:00 PMat Northern IllinoisESPNUL 20–454,790
November 98:00 PMat AkronESPNUW 38–286,605
November 157:00 PMKent State
ESPNUW 42–713,612
November 252:30 PMBuffalo
  • Doyt Perry Stadium
  • Bowling Green, OH
ESPN3W 27–1910,021
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Eastern time
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summaries[edit]

at Ohio State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 7 3 0 0 10
#6 Buckeyes 21 14 21 21 77
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–4 2006 OSU, 35–7

North Dakota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#25 (FCS) Fighting Hawks 0 10 10 6 26
Falcons 14 7 6 0 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Middle Tennessee[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Raiders 14 14 7 6 41
Falcons 14 7 0 0 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at Memphis[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 3 0 0 0 3
Tigers 35 21 14 7 77
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 2015 MEM, 44–41

Eastern Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 7 0 14 7 28
Falcons 7 0 3 15 25
Overall record Last meeting Result
25–11–1 2013 BGSU, 58–7

at Ohio[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 0 7 10 7 24
Bobcats 3 20 7 0 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
40–25–2 2015 BGSU, 62–24

at Toledo[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 7 0 7 21 35
Rockets 7 7 13 15 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
39–37–4 2015 TOL, 44–28

Miami (Ohio)[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
RedHawks 7 12 7 14 40
Falcons 10 7 6 3 26
Overall record Last meeting Result
23–42–6 2013 BGSU, 45–3

at Northern Illinois[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 7 6 7 0 20
Huskies 14 10 14 7 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
12–8 2015 BGSU, 34–14

at Akron[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 7 14 7 10 38
Zips 0 10 10 8 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
15–7 2015 BGSU, 59–10

Kent State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 0 7 0 0 7
Falcons 7 14 7 14 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
58–19–6 2015 BGSU, 48–0

Buffalo[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulls 0 12 0 7 19
Falcons 7 7 6 7 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–3 2015 BGSU, 28–22

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 Bowling Green Falcons Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved March 18, 2016.