Recruiting Battles in the MAC: Early Signing Day Results

December 18th was early signing day for college football, and a ton of teenagers learned how to use a fax machine. More than two hundred players sent letters of intent to a MAC school to play football there in the fall. With 25 scholarships and some ways to get more than that each year, like … Continue reading Recruiting Battles in the MAC: Early Signing Day Results

2019 MAC Bowls Preview: Pre-Christmas Edition

The Sunday after Championship Saturday is always a long day of Twitter refreshing. ESPN has to announce the playoff teams as decided by the committee, then spend 3 literal hours talking about them. Since the committee has made their feelings about the group of five very obvious in every ranking they've ever put out, the … Continue reading 2019 MAC Bowls Preview: Pre-Christmas Edition

Week 12 was PEAK #MACtion

Week 12 in the MAC was wild. Not every game was a nail biter or had MAC Championship implications, but they did give at least one reason to watch. Some of the games were outright amazing. Also, buried in the week is a small lesson about why it's important for the conference. Even if local … Continue reading Week 12 was PEAK #MACtion

No One Controls The MAC West

It's Week 12 in November and no team in the MAC West controls their own path to the MAC Championship Game. I wrote a similar article last year about the tiebreakers that could play out. I tried to lay out the scenarios this season and they are just way too messy. Four teams in the … Continue reading No One Controls The MAC West

I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Ten

It is really hard to believe that it is week ten already! What a crazy season it has been so far! The uncertainty of which teams will do well early in the year, which led to a lot of "Games to watch" being unexpectedly lopsided...is replaced by a smaller group of compelling games, as the … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Ten

The MAC Is a MESS

And it's beautiful. I'm a fan of weird football and the national storylines the past couple seasons have killed me. Alabama and Clemson from day one. Gross. Thank God for the MAC and the mess they bring to college football. The MAC West always felt more sorted out than the East, and the same is … Continue reading The MAC Is a MESS

I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Five

Three additions to the upset party this week! SMU brought the Iron Skillet home in dominating fashion over a ranked TCU. Appalachian State took a field goal block to wrap up a strong victory over UNC. Lastly, San Jose State took down an SEC opponent for the first time ever in a win over Arkansas. … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Five

Central Michigan Has An Offense Now? MACtion Week 1

Week one is in the books for the 2019 football season. It wasn't the most thrilling weekend of football for the MAC. Everything went about to script. No FCS upsets, never a guarantee, and also no power five upsets. Some starting quarterbacks were debuted, including Bret Gabbert who played above his age. This is a … Continue reading Central Michigan Has An Offense Now? MACtion Week 1

The Complete Catalog of G5 College Football Uniform Changes

As football season dawns upon us, now's a good time to review what's happened this offseason in a UniWatch style preview. From a uniform perspective, this has been far from average. New uniforms are popping up left and right... so quickly that trying to write a new article about all of them would be absolutely … Continue reading The Complete Catalog of G5 College Football Uniform Changes

Players to Watch: Best MACtion Players 2019

The MAC football season is only three weeks away. Fall camps are underway and the players are on campus. Just like spring training in baseball, the fall is full of promise and excitement. It's still a bummer that you can't say everyone has a chance to win a championship but that's not what this is … Continue reading Players to Watch: Best MACtion Players 2019