2015 Bowling Green Falcons football team

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2015 Bowling Green Falcons football
Bowling Green Falcons wordmark.svg
MAC champion
MAC East Division champion
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast Division
2015 record10–4 (7–1 MAC)
Head coachDino Babers (2nd season)
Co-offensive coordinatorMike Lynch (2nd season)
Co-offensive coordinatorSean Lewis (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorBrian Ward (1st season)
Home stadiumDoyt Perry Stadium
(Capacity: 23,724)
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →
2015 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Bowling Green x$   7 1         10 4  
Ohio   5 3         8 5  
Akron   5 3         8 5  
Buffalo   3 5         5 7  
Kent State   2 6         3 9  
Miami   2 6         3 9  
UMass   2 6         3 9  
West Division
Northern Illinois xy   6 2         8 6  
Western Michigan x   6 2         8 5  
Toledo x   6 2         10 2  
Central Michigan x   6 2         7 6  
Ball State   2 6         3 9  
Eastern Michigan   0 8         1 11  
Championship: Bowling Green 34, Northern Illinois 14
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant

The 2015 Bowling Green Falcons football team represented Bowling Green State University in the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Falcons played their home games at Doyt Perry Stadium. They were led by second-year head coach Dino Babers and were members of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 10–4, 7–1 in MAC play to be champions of the East Division. They represented the East Division in the MAC Championship where they defeated Northern Illinois to become MAC champions. They were invited to the GoDaddy Bowl where they lost to Georgia Southern.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 54:00 p.m.vs. No. 25 Tennessee*SECNL 30–5961,323
September 12Noonat Maryland*BTNW 48–2736,332
September 193:00 p.m.Memphis*ASNL 41–4421,178
September 26Noonat Purdue*BTNW 35–2833,162
October 33:30 p.m.at BuffaloBCSN/ESPN3W 28–2220,843
October 102:00 p.m.Massachusetts
  • Doyt Perry Stadium
  • Bowling Green, OH
ESPN3W 62–3817,118
October 173:00 p.m.Akrondagger
  • Doyt Perry Stadium
  • Bowling Green, OH
ESPN3W 59–1020,021
October 241:00 p.m.at Kent StateESPN3W 48–014,739
November 48:00 p.m.Ohio
  • Doyt Perry Stadium
  • Bowling Green, OH
ESPN2W 62–2416,233
November 118:00 p.m.at Western MichiganESPN2W 41–2714,436
November 176:00 p.m.Toledo
ESPN2L 28–4423,492
November 247:00 p.m.at Ball StateESPN3W 48–105,201
December 48:00 p.m.vs. Northern IllinoisESPN2W 34–1416,425
December 238:00 p.m.vs. Georgia Southern*ESPNL 27–5828,656
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Eastern time
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summaries[edit]

vs Tennessee[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#25 Volunteers 21 14 14 10 59
Falcons 10 10 10 0 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at Maryland[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 0 6 14 28 48
Terrapins 10 3 7 7 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Memphis[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 10 7 17 10 44
Falcons 14 13 7 7 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2004 BGSU, 52–35

at Purdue[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 7 14 0 14 35
Boilermakers 7 7 7 7 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–0 2003 BGSU, 27–26

at Buffalo[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 7 14 0 7 28
Bulls 3 3 3 13 22
Overall record Last meeting Result
9–3 2014 BGSU, 36–35

Massachusetts[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Minutemen 10 7 14 7 38
Falcons 14 14 24 10 62
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–0 2014 BGSU, 47–42

Akron[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Zips 7 3 0 0 10
Falcons 7 21 21 10 59
Overall record Last meeting Result
14–7 2014 BGSU, 27–10

at Kent State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 14 17 10 7 48
Golden Flashes 0 0 0 0 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
57–19–6 2014 BGSU, 30–20

Ohio[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bobcats 7 7 3 7 24
Falcons 14 13 21 14 62
Overall record Last meeting Result
39–25–2 2014 BGSU, 31–13

at Western Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 14 13 14 0 41
Broncos 10 10 7 0 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
31–18–3 2014 WMU, 26–14

Toledo[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rockets 17 13 7 7 44
Falcons 0 14 14 0 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
39–36–4 2014 TOL, 27–20

at Ball State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 13 14 7 14 48
Cardinals 0 0 7 3 10
Overall record Last meeting Result
20–9–1 2014 BALL, 41–24

Northern Illinois–MAC Championship Game[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 7 14 7 6 34
Huskies 0 0 14 0 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
11–8 2014 NIU, 51–17

Georgia Southern–GoDaddy Bowl[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 9 14 21 14 58
Falcons 13 14 0 0 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 Bowling Green Falcons Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved April 9, 2015.