MAC Articles

KeiVarae Russell
The University of Massachusetts joined the FBS ranks in 2012 and it’s been tough sledding ever since. Former Notre Dame assistant Charley Molnar was the head coach in 2012 and '13 and won just two games during that span. Then UMass...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
Briean Boddy-Calhoun
Jerry Kill and his Minnesota Golden Gophers continue to have issues moving the ball on offense. At some point, the Gophers need to figure it out if they are going to be the contender in the Big Ten West they want to be. The Ohio Bobcats...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
James Conner
Injuries are an unfortunate part of every college football season. Whether it’s a small ailment affecting a key player for a couple of weeks or an injury keeping a player sidelined for the entire year, all injuries have an impact on the final...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jon Hilliman
Being in the national spotlight is nothing new for Northern Illinois. The Huskies have been to seven straight bowl games including an Orange Bowl appearance following the 2012 season. They have won at least ten games five years in a row. From Jerry...
Jon Kinne
1 year ago
The Chippewas and Spartans will conclude the non-conference portions of their respective schedules this Saturday. This game is Michigan State's next step in its quest to claim the mythical "state championship." Their neighbors in...
John La Fleur
1 year ago
Cody Kessler
Week 4 of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with a key American Athletic Conference matchup between Cincinnati and Memphis. The action continues on Friday night with Boise State taking on Virginia and Stanford traveling...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Saban
Ohio State taught the college football world an important lesson last season: Don’t count out the one-loss teams after a September defeat. Every team would prefer to finish the season with a perfect record, but an early-season defeat isn...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Leonard Fournette
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tyler Brown
The Mid-American Conference's sudden sweetheart Toledo welcomes Big 12 member Iowa State to the Glass Bowl in Toledo in what may prove to be another indicator of what's to come from the Rockets. Coming off a stunning 16-12 upset...
Robert A. Boleyn
1 year ago
Cardale Jones
Listless. Lackluster. Sluggish. These are some of the terms and phrases used to describe Ohio State's 38-0 victory over Hawaii. Considering Ohio State was inconsistent offensively against Hawaii, and relied upon its defense and special teams...
Chip Minnich
1 year ago
Jerry Kill and his Minnesota Golden Gophers had big plans heading into 2015. Two games into the season, the Gopher offense has emerged as an area of concern and a possible hurdle in the way of getting to where Kill wants those plans to take...
J.P. Scott
1 year ago
Les Miles
The third week of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with a key ACC matchup between Clemson and Louisville. Thursday night’s game is one of the marquee contests for Week 3, but the action continues on Friday and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jeremy Johnson
Quarterbacks are always under heavy scrutiny for all 128 college football teams, and the pressure only increases in big-time matchups. While it’s still very early in the 2015 season, there are a handful of teams with critical matchups in Week...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Dalvin Cook
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Kyle Allen
When Ball State takes the field against Texas A&M on Saturday, the pairing will not quite be David vs. Goliath but an upset would be hard for SEC lovers and Aggie fans to comprehend. Texas A&M opened the season with an impressive 38-17...
Ryan Wright
1 year ago
James Conner
The first week of the college football season was not necessarily positive for either the Pittsburgh Panthers or the Akron Zips. While Pitt won, beating an FCS opponent, even a good one like Youngstown State, by only eight points wasn’t...
Marky Billson
1 year ago
William Likely
Moving forward, Maryland opponents would be wise to refrain from kicking to punt return man/cornerback William Likely. The junior tallied a Big Ten-record 233 punt return yards and a touchdown to help lead the Terrapins to a 50-21 win over the...
Elton Hayes
1 year ago
Corey Clement
Paul Chryst returns to Madison for his first game as the head coach of Wisconsin. Unfortunately for Chryst and the Badgers, it's on the heels of a 35-17 loss to Alabama, where the Badgers rushed for an embarrassing 40 yards on 21 carries....
Chris Dougherty
1 year ago
James Franklin
Penn State got off on the wrong foot in the 2015 season opener last week. On the road in Philadelphia against the Temple Owls, Penn State’s offensive line showed as many holes, if not more, than anybody wanted to see after the 2014 season....
Kevin McGuire
1 year ago
Josh Rosen
New quarterbacks were under the spotlight in the first week of the 2015 college football season. UCLA’s Josh Rosen stole the spotlight with 351 yards against Virginia, as the true freshman garnered one of the top performances by a quarterback...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Dana Holgorsen
The first week of every college football season always generates overreaction on both sides of the talking point. If a team lost by a bigger margin than expected or struggled, it’s easy to say that team is worse than anticipated. But if...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mark Dantonio
Week 2 of the 2015 college football season kicks off on Thursday night with WKU hosting Louisiana Tech in a potential preview of the Conference USA Championship in December. The slate continues on Friday with Utah hosting Utah State and Miami...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Seth Russell
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated, but each help paint a...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bowling Green defensive lineman Mike Minns had a little problem during Saturday’s game against Tennessee. With the Volunteers up 14-3 in the first quarter and driving for another score, Minns lost his shoe on first down and had to fake an...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Drew Hare
UNLV and Northern Illinois are both Group of 5 programs, but that’s probably the only similarity the two teams have. The Huskies have become one of the most successful programs in all of college football over the last five years, while...
Mitch Harper
1 year ago

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