1978 Bowling Green Falcons football team

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1978 Bowling Green Falcons football
Conference Mid-American Conference
1978 record 4–7 (3–5 MAC)
Head coach Denny Stolz (2nd year)
Home stadium Doyt Perry Stadium
Seasons
« 1977 1979 »
1978 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ball State 8 0 0     10 1 0
Central Michigan 8 1 0     9 2 0
Miami 5 2 0     8 2 1
Western Michigan 5 4 0     7 4 0
Bowling Green 3 5 0     4 7 0
Ohio 3 5 0     3 8 0
Northern Illinois 2 4 0     5 6 0
Kent State 2 6 0     4 7 0
Toledo 2 7 0     2 9 0
Eastern Michigan 1 5 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Bowling Green Falcons football team represented Bowling Green State University in the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Falcons finished the season with a 4–7 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 9 at Villanova* Villanova StadiumVillanova, PA L 28-35  
September 16 at Eastern Michigan Rynearson StadiumYpsilanti, MI W 43-6  
September 23 Grand Valley State* Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green, OH W 49-3  
September 30 at Western Michigan Waldo StadiumKalamazoo, MI L 20-24  
October 7 at Toledo Glass BowlToledo, OH W 45-27  
October 14 Kent State Doyt L. Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH W 28-20  
October 21 at Miami (OH) Miami FieldOxford, OH L 7-18  
October 28 Central Michigan Doyt L. Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH L 7-38  
November 4 Ball State Doyt L. Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH L 14-39  
November 11 at Southern Miss* M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS L 21-38  
November 18 Ohio Doyt L. Perry Stadium • Bowling Green, OH L 15-19  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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