2019 MAC Bowl Previews: Post Christmas Edition

The MAC got off to a good start, Kent State and Buffalo each got their first bowl wins in program history. Central Michigan did not have a great game. I didn't think San Diego State could score 48 points. Buffalo's game plan was entirely predictable. Jaret Patterson got 32 carries and ran for 173 yards … Continue reading 2019 MAC Bowl Previews: Post 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

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

Every Week is a GIFt – Week 2 Edition

Group of 5 Power Rankings in a GIFfy Sorry people, I’m back. I know, I know…why? Honestly, it is because no one read this the first time so I figure I might as well continue my quest for creating a series of articles with no value. The truth hurts, I know you needed something more … Continue reading Every Week is a GIFt – Week 2 Edition

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

This has been quite the season. We now have two Group of Five teams ranked, and a growing number of upsets in our favor as well, which now include wins by Arkansas State, San Diego State, and... Coastal Carolina?! When Army and Louisiana-Monroe can push traditional powerhouses Michigan and Florida State to the edge you … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Games to Watch in Week Three

Every Week is a GIFt – Week 1 Edition

Group of 5 Power Rankings in a GIFfy The Group of 5 has a lot of power rankings. Honestly, I just don't think they can be done without a GIF. How can I accurately describe my feelings on a team without a crappy 3-second video loop? I assure you that if you disagree with your … Continue reading Every Week is a GIFt – Week 1 Edition

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

I’m Learning Here, People: Five Group of 5 Rivalry Games to Watch

EDITOR'S NOTE: Kevin is not new to football, but he's new to G5 football and wanting to learn by talking and writing about it. First up, a crash course in important G5 rivalries. I may not know a lot about the Group of 5, but I know enough about college football to know this: It is … Continue reading I’m Learning Here, People: Five Group of 5 Rivalry Games to Watch

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