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MAC Football 2015 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The MAC should have plenty of offensive fireworks in 2015. There’s no shortage of talent at quarterback in this league, beginning with UMass’ Blake Frohnapfel, as the senior headlines Athlon’s 2015 All-MAC team. However, Bowling Green’s Matt Johnson, Western Michigan’s Zach Terrell, Buffalo’s Joe Licata, Northern Illinois’ Drew Hare and Central Michigan...

Ranking All 128 College Football Head Coaches for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Ranking every college football coach is an impossible task. However, coaching is a critical component to every collegiate program. Needless to say, success with any college football team starts with coaching. Even if a program doesn’t have the resources of the nation’s elite jobs, a good coach can elevate a program into national title contention. However, similar to any position on...

MAC Football 2015 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 4 weeks ago
The MAC is known for its high-scoring offenses and midweek games, but more attention should be paid to the depth of this league for 2015. Northern Illinois has dominated the MAC in recent years, claiming five consecutive appearances in the conference championship. The Huskies are once again among the league’s best, but Bowling Green, Toledo and Western Michigan will push Rod Carey...

College Football 2015 Rankings and Predictions: #81-100

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 1 day ago
The 2015 college football season is still a few months away, but it’s never too early to project how the upcoming year will play out on the field. Athlon Sports has released its top 25 for this season and continues the countdown to September with a look at the teams ranked No. 26-128. The 81-100 rankings release features only three teams from the Power 5 leagues. The majority of the...

Akron Zips 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 2 days ago
After consecutive 5-7 showings, Akron needs to show signs of improvement in Terry Bowden's fourth season at the school. With an experienced quarterback leading the way on offense and several key transfers getting on the field, the Zips could be in position to make some noise in the MAC East this season.Follow Athlon Sports on Twitter: @AthlonSportsPreviewing Akron’s Offense for 2015...

Recap: Akron vs. Miami-Ohio

By Anonymous (not verified), 9 months 3 weeks ago
Akron, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Jawon Chisholm rushed for 102 yards and two touchdowns as the Akron Zips upended the Miami-Ohio RedHawks, 29-19, in a Mid- American Conference conflict at InfoCision Stadium.For Akron (4-2, 2-0 MAC), Kyle Pohl threw for 103 yards on 13-of-22 passing before giving way to Tommy Woodson due to an injury sustained in the first half. Woodson completed 7-of-14 pass...

College Basketball 2014-15: Colorado Buffaloes Team Preview

By Athlon Sports, 10 months 1 week ago
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 17 Colorado is enjoying the best era of basketball in program history. Tad Boyle has led the Buffaloes to three consecutive NCAA Tournaments and four consecutive postseason appearances despite an injury to their top player a year ago. Colorado...

NCAA Football Preview - Akron Zips

By Anonymous (not verified), 11 months 2 weeks ago
Akron won four games against Mid-American Conference opponents in 2014, and took down FCS program James Madison, 35-33, in Week 2 of the college season. The Zips played a particularly tough non-conference schedule, with contests against UCF, Michigan and Louisiana (all losses). Akron did hold on tight against No. 23-ranked Northern Illinois in a 27-20 loss at NIU.Statistically, the Zips were much...

MAC Football 2014 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season, Athlon Sports has already released its projected rankings for 2014, as well as conference predictions. With the predictions released, it’s time...

MAC Football 2014 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 year 1 month ago
 2014 MAC PredictionsEast DivisionMACOverall 1. Bowling Green (No. 59)8-011-2 2. Ohio (No. 95)5-37-5 3. Akron (No. 97)5-36-6 4. Buffalo (No. 104)4-46-6 5. Kent State (No. 114)3-54-8 6. Miami, Ohio (No. 120)2-63-9 7. UMass (No. 121)2-62-10 West DivisionMACOverall 1. Toledo (No. 75)6-27-6 2. N. Illinois (No. 77)6-28-4 3. Ball State (No....