MAC Blog: Contenders emerging near the end

Over the course of three days, the Mid-American Conference featured six games that eliminated some teams from contending for the conference championship and helped to put others over the edge. Bowling Green took Ohio out of contention for the MAC East with a 49-0 victory, while Toledo held on to their hopes off a collapse…

MAC Blog: A very quiet weekend

This week in the MAC: Northern Illinois cruised by Massachusetts 63-19, Toledo defeated Eastern Michigan 55-16 and Akron eked out a 16-7 victory over Kent State. You may be thinking I’m missing a game or two there, but I’m not. The MAC featured only three games this weekend, and they were as exciting as they…

MAC Blog: Everything seems expected

It appears that every team in the Mid-American Conference this season knows just what they are and where they belong. There are the cellar dweller teams that sometimes seem confused by the concept of gaining yards. There are the teams that may not play great defense, but they’ll put up more points than any other…

MAC Blog: Conference play commences

It’s hard to believe that it’s already week six in college football. At least that means great news is here, as it’s finally the start of conference play. The only non-conference game in the MAC was Ball State’s stunning 48-27 victory over Virginia. Aside from Ball State, we saw the conference come ablaze against each…

MAC Blog: It’s all about momentum

MAC conference play is finally getting started, and while it’s early, we can already see who will be contenders and who will be waiting until next year. With all the excitement leading in to conference play, the teams did all they could to try and build momentum this week. Offensive Player of the Week: Bowling…

MAC Blog: The changing of the guard

Rebuilds have to start from the top and work their way down into the talent pool. It all starts with the leadership taking charge of a situation and finally causing a change to occur. Usually, the best way to improve a team in college football is through an athletic director finally firing that head coach…