Mid American Conference Week 11 Players of the Week

The division races are winding down with Buffalo and NIU looking to wrap up championship births with wins.  This past week both teams got important wins to close the door a little more.   Quarterback of the Week Marcus Childers from the Huskies had a good game against Toledo.  Childers rushed for 58 yards and … Continue reading Mid American Conference Week 11 Players of the Week

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 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

Forgotten5’s Week 8 Bottom 10: Bad Teams, Bad Mixed Drinks

Here at Forgotten5, we like to tell the untold stories of Group of 5 successes and heartwarming moments. However, we'd be remiss if we didn't also cover the other things that provide warmth to G5 fans everywhere during these increasingly brisk autumnal evenings. Like dumpster fires. Or extremely poorly conceived mixed drinks from that broke-ass … Continue reading Forgotten5’s Week 8 Bottom 10: Bad Teams, Bad Mixed Drinks

What We Learned From Week Four in the Mid-American Conference

Buffalo is the favorite now, by a very wide margin The Buffalo Bulls had no football program from 1970-77, and their financial situation hasn't been great in recent years, either. However they've got something else to talk about this season. The Bulls have won more than six games only five times in the last 60 … Continue reading What We Learned From Week Four in the Mid-American Conference

What Did We Learn From Our First Week of Mid-American Conference Football?

Our first week of MACtion didn't have a whole lot of stories to tell. Ball State, Buffalo, Eastern Michigan and Toledo all blasted an FCS opponent, while Akron wound up losing to a lightning delay. Northern Illinois and Bowling Green, meanwhile, got pasted by Iowa and Oregon respectively. What's that leave us to talk about? … Continue reading What Did We Learn From Our First Week of Mid-American Conference Football?

New Mexico State and Others Get a Raw Preseason Deal from Athlon Sports

So I understand that the offseason can be long, and you need to generate content. Lists are the best, because you can generate content with minimal effort, and a list is always an easy way to generate discussion (see: the article you are reading right this second). That said, I would prefer at least a … Continue reading New Mexico State and Others Get a Raw Preseason Deal from Athlon Sports

2018 MAC Baseball Preview

Love is in the air.....no wait that is sauerkraut, yes, most definitely sauerkraut. Put those hot dogs on the roller and get your ketchup and mustard ready, and in unison scream it from your second floor window BASEBALL IS BACK! It might not compare to opening day in the majors but there is college baseball being played … Continue reading 2018 MAC Baseball Preview