MAC Baseball: Chasing Down Single Season Records

MAC Baseball is about 33 games into the roughly 50 game season and there are some great individual seasons taking shape. Four weekend series are in the books with 5 more left plus some midweek games. Some players are on track to get their names in at least their schools record books if not having … Continue reading MAC Baseball: Chasing Down Single Season Records

Early Signing Day MAC Wrap Up

Early Signing Day has come and gone.  On December 19 a whole lot of fax machines fired up and players sent their letters of intent to the schools they committed to.  For MAC schools, if they are going to a bowl game, that means bowl prep is happening right around the bowl game.  If there … Continue reading Early Signing Day MAC Wrap Up

Scot, Tom, and Jim are the New Guys in the MAC

The coaching cycle is apparently finished in the MAC this year, barring anything crazy at one of the schools.  Bowling Green ended the Mike Jinks experiment in October, Central Michigan fired Head Coach Jon Bonamego after their last game, and Akron waited until after the make up against South Carolina to fire Terry Bowden.  I … Continue reading Scot, Tom, and Jim are the New Guys in the MAC

The MAC Coaching Carousel

As the season slowly creeps to bowl season, the anticipation of coaching changes, and the drama around them, mounts.  Miami University is known as the "Cradle of Coaches" due to the high profile football coaches that have coached at the university.  Bo Schembechler, Jim Tressel, John Harbaugh, Ron Zook, Larry Smith, and Sean McVay all … Continue reading The MAC Coaching Carousel

Mid American Conference Week 10 Players of the Week

Midweek MACtion officially started October 30 with a pair of evenly matched games between Buffalo and Miami, and Bowling Green and Kent State.  The week had a decent set of games with only one being totally out of hand.  The players of the week this week all had a major hand in the outcome of … Continue reading Mid American Conference Week 10 Players of the Week

Mid American Conference Week 9 Players of the Week

Week 9 was short week with MACtion getting started the following Tuesday.  Still, the games Thursday night and Saturday produced some strong performances.   Quarterback of the Week Nathan Rourke defends his title as quarterback of the week.  Ohio demoralized Ball State pretty much however they wanted to on Thursday.  Nathan Rourke threw for 127 … Continue reading Mid American Conference Week 9 Players of the Week

MAC Division Races: Tie Breaker Madness

Have you ever stared at something long enough that it doesn't even look at all like it did at the start?  Welcome to my weekend staring at the MAC standings.  Here I was trying not to get into tie breakers because they can be really murky.  Turns out, when you try to get Eastern Michigan … Continue reading MAC Division Races: Tie Breaker Madness

Boca Raton Bowl: Florida Atlantic Dominate Akron 50-3

In a game where Florida Atlantic football was heavily favored over Akron, the Owls were able to live up to the hype with a 50-3 victory in the Boca Raton Bowl. FAU was able to stave off the Zips with a strong defensive showing in what was technically a home game for them. The winning … Continue reading Boca Raton Bowl: Florida Atlantic Dominate Akron 50-3

Boca Raton Bowl Preview: Florida Atlantic Owls versus Akron Zips

After running the table in conference play and winning the Conference USA championship over North Texas, Florida Atlantic Football will get another home games of sorts when it plays Akron in the Cheribundi Cherry Tart Boca Raton Bowl. With a win, head coach Lane Kiffin could continue the second-longest win streak in college football and … Continue reading Boca Raton Bowl Preview: Florida Atlantic Owls versus Akron Zips

Mid-American Conference Football Championship Game 2017 Preview

Championship Saturday is upon us in college football and the Toledo Rockets and the Akron Zips will prepare to do battle in the Mid-American Conference Football Championship Game 2017 Saturday in Detroit, Michigan. The MAC West Division Champions Toledo Rockets head into this game with a 10-2 overall record and 7-1 record in MAC play … Continue reading Mid-American Conference Football Championship Game 2017 Preview