An Ideal College Football Structure, Part 3: The New Group of 5

In the previous entries of this series, I explained my idea for a complete rebuild of college football. Part one covered the new rules, and part two detailed which teams would comprise the new Power 5 conferences and provided some examples of what schedules would look like under this new system. Today's final volume will be … Continue reading An Ideal College Football Structure, Part 3: The New Group of 5

Group of Five Teams With the Most Interesting 2019 Schedules

Interesting has a nice, broad definition so I went with that word choice. I tripped down a scheduled rabbit hole the other day and started noticing some interesting patterns, so I thought other people might be as weird as me and want to know about them as well. I've not gone into equal detail about … Continue reading Group of Five Teams With the Most Interesting 2019 Schedules

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

Are You Ready for MAC Baseball?

Do you care about MAC sports?  Do you like baseball?  Would you enjoy MAC Baseball but the void of information makes it hard to follow?  Then this article is for you!  The typical source of information before the season is the coaches poll.  That's usually about it for information published pre-season.  This year, the rankings … Continue reading Are You Ready for MAC Baseball?

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

Death by Go-Route: UAB Blazers and Xavier Ubosi Leave NIU Huskies in the Dust, 37-13

Having seen Xavier Ubosi get behind a number of defensive backs this season, I knew that having him in top form for this game would matter for the UAB offense. Having a deep threat that can stretch the field and take the top off the defense is always a tide that lifts all ships. When … Continue reading Death by Go-Route: UAB Blazers and Xavier Ubosi Leave NIU Huskies in the Dust, 37-13

UAB Blazers and Northern Illinois Huskies Face Off in Cheribuni Boca Raton Bowl

Boy, am I glad to be done with the "Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl" or CTCBRB for short. That just took too long; I'll just go with "Cheribundi Boca Bowl" now. So what is this game? The surface would suggest that you have to very stout defensive teams who are going to try to … Continue reading UAB Blazers and Northern Illinois Huskies Face Off in Cheribuni Boca Raton Bowl

MAC Championship Game: Buffalo, What Happened?

Friday night in Detroit, a classic MAC Championship game happened.  Northern Illinois won 30-29 to complete a comeback that did not seem possible in the third quarter.  Buffalo scored a touchdown at the end of a 75 yard drive to take a 29-10 lead.  After that the teams traded punts, and late in the third … Continue reading MAC Championship Game: Buffalo, What Happened?

Three Hundred Fifty Miles to Ford Field: A MAC Championship Preview

The Northern Illinois Huskies and the Buffalo Bulls will play Friday for the MAC Championship.  Alright the boring and necessary factual statement is out of the way.  Buffalo and Northern Illinois are almost equidistant to Ford Field from their home campus (as long as Buffalo doesn't cut through Canada).  The two teams did not play … Continue reading Three Hundred Fifty Miles to Ford Field: A MAC Championship Preview

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