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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: #61-80

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 4 days 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 61-80 rankings release features more teams from the Power 5 leagues, as well as some predicted...

Northern Illinois Huskies 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 4 days ago
Northern Illinois reigned supreme in the MAC in 2014, although a blowout loss to Marshall in the Boca Raton Bowl ended last season on a disappointing note. The path to the MAC West division crown figures to go through the Huskies once again this fall, as Rod Carey's team returns 14 starters from a team that is used to winning. Northern Illinois is in search of its sixth straight division...

Herd set sights on Huskies in bowl action

By The Sports Network, 7 months 1 week ago
Boca Raton, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Two conference champions will clash head to head in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl as the Marshall Thundering Herd and the Northern Illinois Huskies converge on FAU Stadium on Dec. 23. Marshall nearly made it through an unbeaten season in 2014, but dropped a regular-season finale to Western Kentucky, 67-66, in overtime that served as the team's lone loss....

Boca Raton Bowl Preview and Prediction: Marshall vs. Northern Illinois

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 1 week ago
Marshall and Northern Illinois were each on the cusp of an appearance in a bigger bowl game, but the two programs meet for the first time since 2001 in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl. The Thundering Herd and Huskies were two of the nation’s top teams from the Group of 5 conferences and were in contention for a spot in one of college football’s top bowl games until Boise State was...

Herd set sights on Huskies in bowl action

By The Sports Network, 7 months 1 week ago
Boca Raton, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Two conference champions will clash head to head in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl as the Marshall Thundering Herd and the Northern Illinois Huskies converge on FAU Stadium on Dec. 23. Marshall nearly made it through an unbeaten season in 2014, but dropped a regular-season finale to Western Kentucky, 67-66, in overtime that served as the team's lone loss....

NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Boca Raton Bowl

By The Sports Network, 7 months 2 weeks ago
NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Boca Raton Bowl Marshall Thundering Herd:== Aug 30 - W at Miami-Ohio, 42-27== Sep 6 - W vs. Rhode Island, 48-7== Sep 13 - W vs. Ohio U, 44-14== Sep 20 - W at Akron, 48-17== Sep 27 - Open== Oct 4 - W at Old Dominion, 56-14== Oct 11 - W vs. Middle Tennessee, 49-24== Oct 18...

NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Boca Raton Bowl

By The Sports Network, 7 months 2 weeks ago
NCAA Bowl Game Matchup -- Boca Raton Bowl Marshall Thundering Herd:== Aug 30 - W at Miami-Ohio, 42-27== Sep 6 - W vs. Rhode Island, 48-7== Sep 13 - W vs. Ohio U, 44-14== Sep 20 - W at Akron, 48-17== Sep 27 - Open== Oct 4 - W at Old Dominion, 56-14== Oct 11 - W vs. Middle Tennessee, 49-24== Oct 18...

MAC Championship Preview and Prediction: Bowling Green vs. Northern Illinois

By Steven Lassan, 7 months 4 weeks ago
Bowling Green and Northern Illinois meet for the second consecutive year in Detroit for the MAC Championship Game. The stakes are a little lower in this season’s matchup, as the Huskies entered last year's game undefeated and had a chance at a marquee bowl. However, the Falcons used a huge performance from quarterback Matt Johnson to end Northern Illinois’ unbeaten season....